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The Gorilla Hunters - A Tale of the Wilds of Africa

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 059764

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but School Prize plate on front endpaper dated 1912. 310 pages + adverts . B.W frontis. Sequel to The Coral Island and set in "darkest Africa", in which three boys Ralph, Peterkin and Jack combine missionary work with searching for gorillas. View more info

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The Coral Island

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1913

Seller ID: 059775

Condition: Reading Copy


Adventure story set in the Pacific Ocean. Generally clean and bright internally with the odd light spotting/blemish. Some shelfwear & tear to spine ends - 339 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Lighthouse : The Story of a Great Fight Between Man and the Sea

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Edition: Thirty-Second Thousand

Seller ID: 064115

Condition: Good


Well-researched novel recording the never-ending battle between land and sea. Some odd, light foxing else a good, clean copy with light tanning to page margins. Not dated. School prize-plate to front pastedown dd 1905. Some mottling to the green boards with blind lettering and decoration to cover and elaborate gilt block and decoration to spine - 405 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Young Trawler - a Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 044447

Condition: Good


Victorian novel written to give some idea of the life led by deep-sea trawlers fishing the North Sea. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 407pp + publisher's adverts. Undated but circa 1900's. Frontis + 4 b&w illustrations and vignette title. Top edge a little dusty. Previous owner's details erased from front endpaper. An attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. View more info

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Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine

By: Balzac

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Privately Printed:

Seller ID: 058683

Condition: Very Good


The first English version of the Contes Drolatiques. A very good clean hardback in red cloth binding with faded spine. 366 pages. Fifty illustrations by A. Robida. View more info

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The Forest of Souls

By: Banks, Carla

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 020541

ISBN: 0007193807

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy of this large format paperback which shows signs of slight shelf wear. A psychological thriller. Next post dispatch by Royal Mail. View more info

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The Business

By: Banks, Iain

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016076

ISBN: 0316648442

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of minor shelf wear. 393 pages. View more info

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The L-Shaped Room

By: Banks, Lynee Reid

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057868

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelf wear, light soiling and small tears to head of spine and rear cover. Slight darkening to spine. Classic kitchen-sink drama about a young unmarried pregnant mother who moves into a Fulham boarding house. 319 pages. View more info

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Tiger, Tiger

By: Banks, Lynne Reid

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks: 2005

Seller ID: 053398

ISBN: 0007190425

Condition: Near Fine


Unread paperback with slightest signs of storage - 231 pages. Set against the dazzling backdrop of ancient Rome around the late 3rd. Century A.D. Next post dispatch via Royal Mail. View more info

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David's Day of Glory - a Tale for Adults About a Teenage Non-Delinquent

By: Barber, D.H.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Salop, Ludlow Chimes Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045249

Condition: Very Good


Short novel about a normal, happy teenager, of above average intelligence, with sensible parents, schoolmasters who try to help him, and dreams to fulfil. A very good clean hardback SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated 30.10.62. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper has some foxing spots to front cover. 96 pages. View more info

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Sinister Twilight - The Fall and Rise Again of Singapore

By: Barber, Noel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1969

Seller ID: 046737

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in Singapore during the Japanese invasion of the Second World War. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 319 pages. View more info

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Under Fire - the Story of a Squad

By: Barbusse, Henri

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1929

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 065843

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in WW1 based on Barbusse's experiences as a French soldier on the Western Front. Very good clean hardback in pink cloth boards with gilt lettering to slightly faded spine. Everyman's Library Series No 798. View more info

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Darkhouse

By: Barclay, Alex

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029045

ISBN: 0007195362

Condition: As New


Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 390 pages. Thriller set on both sides of the Atlantic. All edges red. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Broken Halo

By: Barclay, Florence L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Putman & Co. Ltd:

Seller ID: 046947

Condition: Good


No.5 in The Romance Library Series. No date, circa 1930/40s. Good clean copy in a d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and 4/-net cover price to spine - 374pp. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Shadowheart: Legends of the Raven

By: Barclay, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 2003

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 022535

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy - 421 pages. Some signs of shelf life with corner bumps and slight sunning to page edges. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Ingoldsby Legends

By: Barham, Rev. R.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 058530

Condition: Good


A collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry supposedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, but actually penned by the Rev Richard Barham. 518 Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Spine strip faded. Internally text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w pictures. View more info

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Without Blood

By: Baricco, Alessandro

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Canongate: 2005

Seller ID: 027313

ISBN: 1841955744

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, unread paperback translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein. 87 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mrs. Curgenven of Curgenven

By: Baring-Gould, S.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042597

Condition: Good


A Victorian novel in which a strange woman arrives at the Curgenven estate claiming to be the master's wife. 357 pages plus publishers adverts A good clean copy bound in green cloth with ornate gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine. A little wear to cloth at spine ends. View more info

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Coldheart Canyon

By: Barker, Clive

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 016655

ISBN: 0007110480

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Patriots

By: Barlow, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058003

Condition: Very Good


Novel about two ex-paratroopers who meet in prison and plan a train robbery. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper designed by BIRO. Rear blank endpaper creased. Small previous owner's sticker under front flap. 390 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info