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The Secret Purposes.

By: Baddiel, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 2004

Seller ID: 037141

ISBN: 0316725765

Condition: As New


As new, unread large format paperback. 408 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Endless Journey

By: Baerlein, Henry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001670

Condition: Reading Copy


A very good reading copy. Previous owners name on FEP & again on title page and he has put his name in a thin stamp on front pastedown and along top edge & to occasional pages throughout the book. Text is clean and bright - 318 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Golden Keel

By: Bagley, Desmond

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1963

Seller ID: 064520

Condition: Very Good


Novel based upon the whereabouts of Mussolini's lost treasure. Foxing to page edges else a very good clean copy in very good jacket. 256 pages. View more info

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The Loved and the Envied

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann & the Book Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057928

Condition: Very Good


Novel about a small circle of women bound together by the social level of their birth - living as easily in Paris as in London, and now entering their fading years. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear with small chips to head of slightly darkened spine. 328 pages. View more info

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The Loved and Envied

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1953

Seller ID: 061871

Condition: Very Good


At age fifty-three, Lady Ruby Maclean shines at the centre of her aristocratic circle in Pouilly. Her admirers look to her and wonder how such a feted woman can accept with equanimity the prospect of ageing, as they themselves struggle with jealousy, dread and uncertainty. Few see beyond the image to the woman beneath or guess that the love and envy she inspires have particular consequences for Ruby herself. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, square hardback in d/w - 280 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Lonely Queen

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1933

Seller ID: 024680

Condition: Good


Brown tweed coloured cloth with dark brown lettering. 256 pages + publisher's adverts. Part of the Florin Books series. Spine strip has sunned. Top edge dusty. Internally text block is very clean. Binding square and tight. An attractive copy of this fictional account of the life of Elizabeth I. View more info

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The Man Who Turned Mex and Other Stories

By: Bailey, Paul

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 057701

Condition: Good


One of the publisher's 1/6d novels for 1927. Internally clean copy in a somewhat tatty d/w showing wear & tear, small losses and sunning to spine - 282 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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According to Queeney - Large Print

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bath, Avon, Paragon/Chivers Press: 2003

Seller ID: 050204

ISBN: 0754091341

Condition: Near Fine


Historical novel set in the 18th Century which explores the relationship between Samuel Johnson and his friend and benefactor Mrs Hester Thrale - wife of a wealthy Southward brewer. A clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. Large Print. 300 pages Includes a newspaper obituary of Bainbridge taken from the Guardian July 2010. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Penny Wars

By: Baker, Elliott

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001693

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear - 253 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Crazy Water: Six Fictions

By: Baker, Lori

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, New York University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 026479

ISBN: 0814712843

Condition: Reading Copy


Unread paperback which has been poorly stored resulting to curling to top corner of cover/ first dozen or so pages. Still in shrink wrap hence a very good reading copy. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Cast Up By the Sea

By: Baker, Sir Samuel W.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029121

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. 336 pages + publisher's adverts. No 539 in the Everyman's Library series. A very good clean copy whose spine strip has faded slightly. Previous owner's details in pencil on front end paper. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sundry Creditors

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1954

Seller ID: 061855

Condition: Good


Highly rated work by the English novelist and screenwriter. Previous owner's name to the ffep. Good, square hardback in a d/w showing light sunning to spine - 285 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Seen Dimly Before Dawn : A Novel

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1964

Seller ID: 061864

Condition: Very Good


Unusual story told on two levels following an obituary notice in The Times. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, tight hardback in a d/w. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Small Black Room

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1945

Seller ID: 061869

Condition: Good


Tells the story of a British scientist working with a specialist "back room" team in London during the Second World War. Later made into a film starring Jack Hawkins, David Farrar, and Kathleen Byron. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear with rubbing to spine - 208 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Fall of the Sparrow

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins & the Book Society: 1955

Seller ID: 066471

Condition: Good


Novel which tells the story of Jason Pellew a man whom life had not given an easy ride. . A good clean hardback in unclipped tatty dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss. 318 pages. View more info

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A Way Through the Wood

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066479

Condition: Very Good


Novel in which the quiet happiness of the Mannings' marriage is suddenly upset by a chance incident. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss to head of spine. 251 pages. View more info

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The Borgia Testament

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 066492

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Rome and written in the first person through the eyes of Cesare Borgia. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in attractive unclipped dustjacket which has small areas of loss to spine ends, jacket designed by Hans Tisdall. 256pp including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sundry Creditors

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066493

Condition: Very Good


Fair-minded and philanthropic businessman Gustavus Lang dies, leaving his hard-nosed brother to seize control of his factory and wreak havoc. Previous owner's name to the ffep. Very good, clean hardback with faded spine. No jacket. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mine Own Executioner

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Seller ID: 066494

Condition: Very Good


The story of Felix Milne - a psychologist, and the various patients he treats in his surgery. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which shows signs of minor wear/tear with darkening to spine. A little foxing to endpapers and edges but text block is clean. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Sort of Traitors

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Seller ID: 066495

Condition: Very Good


Novel in which a group of scientists conflict with the Government over the publication of a paper which could contribute to the welfare of mankind by showing how to avoid epidemic plagues. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has darkened slightly to spine. 272 pages. View more info