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Dear Life

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1950

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 034529

Condition: Good


Bleak novel set in the ruined years following World War II, following the life of the main character Laura, as her teenage life stumbles from a miserable and abusive home to a series of senseless robberies and killings with an ex-solider. A good clean copy. 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Daffodil Sky and Other Stories

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1959

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066634

Condition: Very Good


The short stories include:- The Good Corn; The Daffodil Sky; Country Society; Across the Bay; Elaine; The Maker of Coffins; The Treasure Game etc Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Very good clean paperback with tanned pages. 188 pages.. View more info

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Colonel Julian & Other Stories

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1955

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066668

Condition: Very Good


The other stories include:- The Little Farm, Time Expired; The Lighthouse; Joe Johnson; The Park; Sugar for the Horse; The Flag; No More Nightingales; The Bedfordshire Clanger; A Girl Called Peter; The Major of Hussars; Mrs Vincent; A Christmas Song, and The Frontier. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Very good clean paperback with tanned pages. 188 pages.. View more info

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The Wilde Riders

By: Batt, Elisabeth

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Kingfisher Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043794

Condition: Good


Cover and frontis by J.F. Lupton. The people in the village seem to have everything - but have they ? Generally good, clean copy with some odd light spotting. Price-clipped d/w shows light shelfwear - 120 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Headless Angel

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1949

Seller ID: 028412

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering to spine. 311 pages. A very good, clean copy in square tight binding. View more info

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Written on Water

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1958

Seller ID: 049847

Condition: Good


Novel in which the disgraced son of a distinguished American admiral, moves to Mexico to start a shark-catching business and whose life becomes dominated by two women - Vida a beautiful, dignified dancer and Tracey a spoilt heiress. A good clean copy in square, tight binding though pages have tanned with age. Dustwrapper shows signs of wear with internally repaired tears and small loss to head of faded spine. 248 pages. View more info

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Darwin's Children

By: Bear, Greg

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019875

ISBN: 0007161018

Condition: Very Good


Unread paperback - 387 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Linguist

By: Beaumont, Sebastian

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Brighton, East Sussex, Gay Men's Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018761

ISBN: 1902852184

Condition: Near Fine


Unread paperback from the author of : On The Edge; Two; Heroes are Hard to Find and The Cruelty of Silence. Lightest signs of storage - 233 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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If the Invader Comes

By: Beaven, Derek

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2001

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021965

ISBN: 1841155918

Condition: Near Fine


Unread novel which represents a daring leap in British fiction. Slightest signs of storage - 374 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Handmade House, : A Love Story Set in Concrete

By: Bedell, Geraldine

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023713

ISBN: 0670914258

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy which lacks its dustjacket. 252 pages. The story of a home build. View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin or Negro Life as it was in America

By: Beecher, Stowe Harriet

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Milner & Company:

Seller ID: 032112

Condition: Reading Copy


Green cloth boards with gilt decoration & black embossing. 444 pages. Front endpaper has been removed. Text size is very small. The most famous of all American anti-slavery novels which tells of the life of Tom, a negro slave, who despite suffering at the hands of his various owner's refuses to renounce his Christian faith. View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

By: Beecher, Stowe Harriet

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly:

Seller ID: 067780

Condition: Good


The most famous of all American anti-slavery novels which tells of the life of Tom, a negro slave, who despite suffering at the hands of his various owner's refuses to renounce his Christian faith. Colour frontis. Red decorated cloth boards. Binding is square and tight. Preface by the Earl of Carlisle. A most attractive copy. Undated but Sunday School prize plate on front endpaper dated May 1911. View more info

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Moon's Ottery

By: Beer, Patricia

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054108

ISBN: 0091332508

Condition: Good


Acclaimed debut novel set in Devon at the time of the Spanish Armada. An address and date written in biro to the blank ffep else a clean square hardback, with a light bow to board, in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear & tear - 207 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Corduroy; Silver Ley; The Cherry Tree

By: Bell, Adrian

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1941

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 049636

Condition: Good +


Reprint of the one volume collection first printed in 1936. Good clean copy with previous owner's name to half-title. Orange boards show light shelfwear with sunning to spine - 240 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Jim Crow

By: Bell, J. J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046969

Condition: Good


Generally clean copy with the occasional odd blemish. Red boards show signs of age - 130 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Total War at Haverington

By: Bell, Josephine

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052123

Condition: Good


Novel set in an English town during WW2. A very good clean hardback. 336 pages. View more info

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The Case of the Demented Spiv

By: Bellars, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Thriller Book Club:

Seller ID: 042994

Condition: Good


A demented man is arrested by a local bobby, after the discovery of the body of Ambrose Barry, the secretary of the local mill. A good clean hardback which has faded spine. . A little light spotting to edges, but text block is clean. 199pp View more info

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An Essay on the Nature of Contemporary England

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036882

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean hardback in brown cloth with laid on paper titles. Previous owner's label on front endpaper. 80 pages. Belloc looks at England through the eyes of an outsider - and discusses in turn his belief that modern England is Aristocratic, Protestant and Commercial. View more info

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The Hedge and the Horse

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1936

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 036886

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback bound in turquoise cloth with black lettering to faded. 300 pages. 40 illustrations by G.K. Chesterton. Some foxing to endpapers and edges but text block is generally clean. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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This and That and the Other

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036888

Condition: Reading Copy


Green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Some staining to front cover. Front endpaper removed. Text block clean. Binding tight. A good reading copy of these essays covering subjects such as Atheism, Fame, Rest, Omens etc. View more info