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Over the Rocky Mountains or Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 059721

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate on front endpaper dated March 1913. 122 pages. B.W frontis. Set during the time of the Gold Rush - Will Osten returns from his travels to discover that his father has died and that he has been left a property in California. View more info

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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 Battery and the Boiler

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 066991

Condition: Good


Adventures in laying of submarine electric cables. Some odd, light foxing else a good, clean copy with light tanning to page margins. Not dated. School prize-plate to front pastedown dd 1913-1914. Some rubbing to cloth at edges of boards with blind lettering and decoration to cover and elaborate gilt block and decoration to spine - 420 pages + publisher's adverts. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Coral Island

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins:

Seller ID: 067753

Condition: Very Good


The story of three teenage boys who are the sole survivors of a shipwreck on the coral reef of a large but uninhabited Polynesian island and the trials they face in surviving. Part of the Collins Library of Classics series, bound in navy leatherette over card, with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Blue top edge, b/w frontis, 444 pages.Undated A very good clean copy. 067753 View more info

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Coral Island

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co: 1913

Seller ID: 067909

Condition: Very Good


With 8 tissue-protected coloured illustrations. Preface by J. M. Barrie. Very attractive, finely rebound copy in red leather with 5 raised bands and gilt lettering/decoration to spine and a gilt emblem/ruling to cover. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. 339 pages. 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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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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Through the Postern Gate - a Romance in Seven Days

By: Barclay, Florence L

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066886

Condition: Good


Novel in The Romance Library Series. Heavy foxing to page edges else a clean square hardback in a unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelf wear - 267 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Guy Mervyn

By: Barclay, Florence L

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066887

Condition: Good


Novel in The Romance Library Series. . Heavy foxing to page edges else a clean square hardback in a unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelf wear - 319 pages. . Prompt 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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The Mistress of Shenstone

By: Barclay, Florence L.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Putman & Co. Ltd: 1111

Edition: 530th Thousand

Seller ID: 066817

Condition: Very Good


No. 2 in The Romance Library Series. A youthful sentiment, fresh and romantic, gives to the story the delicate odour of lavender and old-fashioned flowers. Clean square hardback in a somewhat tatty d/w showing shelfwear & tear and small losses - 340 pages. Circa 1950s. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Returned Empty

By: Barclay, Florence L.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Putman & Co. Ltd: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066883

Condition: Good


Novel in The Romance Library Series. . Heavy foxing to page edges else a clean square hardback in a unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelf wear - 245 pages. . Prompt dispatch. View more info