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Death Among the Sunbathers

By: Punshon, E.R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1955

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066811

Condition: Good


Head of spine has been reinforced with clear tape else a very good clean Penguin which has tanned pages. 224 pages. Novel in which the body of a young woman is found in a burning crashed car, though investigation showed that she was already dead at the time of impact. A good copy of this now hard-to-find Penguin. View more info

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High Banks, Heavy Logs

By: Rayawa, Nikom

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books: 1991

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 053937

ISBN: 0140147276

Condition: Good


A woodcarver questions the true purpose of his life and his art. English translation by Richard C. Lair. Winner of the South East Asia Writer's Award. Light tanning to page margins else a good, clean paperback - 161 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Bridge

By: Reese, Terence

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1976

Seller ID: 011644

ISBN: 0140460659

Condition: Reading Copy


A complete and objective account of the modern game - 208 pages. Pages yellowing with age. Light crease to rear cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Penguin Parade 4

By: Roberts, Denys Kilham (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012330

Condition: Fair


Previous owner's details in pencil to half-title page. Slight opening to hinges. Light tanning to page edges. 216 pp including bibliography of contributors. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bluestockings

By: Robinson, Jane

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 047488

ISBN: 0141029714

Condition: As New


As new unread, paperback illustrated with b/w photographs. The true story of how five women from wildly different backgrounds and with only a passion for learning in common, bravely enrolled at university in Britain, exploring the sacrifices they made and the prejudices they met, the friendship and knowledge they found through their ground-breaking hard-won educations. View more info

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The Complete Jack the Ripper (SIGNED COPY)

By: Rumbelow, Donald

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1988

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 067598

ISBN: 0140173951

Condition: Very Good


The former City of London Police officer, crime historian, and ex-curator of the City of London Police's Crime Museum shares his complete case-book on the theories, facts and conclusions of the Whitechapel murders. Clean, tight paperback which is SIGNED by the author to the half-title page with the inscription ''To Brian best wishes Donald Rumbleow 14 July 19?'' 310 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Age of Reason

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1961

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066608

Condition: Very Good


Novel, set in the bohemian Paris of the late 1930s, which focuses on three days in the life of a philosophy teacher named Mathieu who is seeking money to pay for an abortion for his mistress, Marcelle. Very good, clean paperback with tanning to pages - 300 pages. . No. 1521 in the Penguin series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sherston's Progress

By: Sassoon Siegfried

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1948

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066685

Condition: Good


A very good clean copy of this the final volume in the Sherston trilogy. 170 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Porcelain Through the Ages

By: Savage, George

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1954

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 059697

Condition: Very Good


Study of the history of porcelain and of the main factories of Europe and Asia, with 64 pages of plates, line drawings a bibliography and tables of makers' marks. Very good clean paperback still in its original dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss. 352 pages. View more info

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The Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah

By: Schaya, Leo

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1973

Seller ID: 053989

ISBN: 0140036148

Condition: Good


Profound metaphysical study of the Kabbalah which relates the metaphysical basis of Judaism to the religions of the East, to Christianity, and indeed to all the great spiritual traditions. Light reading creases else a very good clean paperback. 180 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Antarctica: Land of the Penguins

By: Scott, Jonathan; Scott, Angela

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins Educational: 2005

Seller ID: 020139

ISBN: 0007186401

Condition: As New


Children's book which explains how the penguin survives in the coldest, wildest land on earth. As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Saint Joan

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1946

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 064576

Condition: Very Good


A play based on the life and trial of Joan of Arc. Excellent clean bright copy. One of 10 titles published by Penguin to commemorate Shaw's 90th birthday. 189 pages. Penguin No 565. Slight nick to base of spine. View more info

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Three Plays for Puritans

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1946

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 031207

Condition: Very Good


A lovely clean bright unmarked copy. One of 10 titles published by Penguin to commemorate Shaw's 90th birthday. 347pp. Penguin No 562. Spine has faded. The three plays are The Devil's Disciple, Caesar and Cleopatra and Captain Brassbound's Conversion. View more info

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Plays Unpleasant

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1946

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 061650

Condition: Very Good


A lovely clean bright unmarked copy whose spine has faded. This was one of 10 titles published by Penguin to commemorate Shaw's 90th birthday. 283pp. Penguin No 561. The three plays are Widower's Houses, The Philanderer and Mrs Warren's Profession. View more info

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Plays Pleasant

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1946

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 059680

Condition: Good


Clean paperback with faded spine. One of 10 titles published by Penguin to commemorate Shaw's 90th birthday. 348pp. Penguin No 560. The four plays are Arms and the Man, Candida, The Man of Destiny and You Never Can Tell. View more info

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Major Barbara - A Screen Version

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1945

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 031212

Condition: Near Fine


Clean bright uncreased copy whose spine has faded slightly. 169pp. Penguin No 500. The story is about an officer in The Salvation Army, Major Barbara Undershaft, who becomes disillusioned by social ills and the willingness of her Christian denomination to accept money from armament manufacturers, which includes her own father. View more info

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The Black Girl in Search of God and Some Lesser Tales

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1946

Seller ID: 031213

Condition: Near Fine


Clean bright unmarked copy. One of 10 titles published by Penguin to commemorate Shaw's 90th birthday. 285pp. Penguin No 567. A book of short stories with the title story concerning a black girl's attempts to find and speak to God after being converted by missionaries. View more info

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Plays Unpleasant

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065308

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's initials & date inside front cover. Pages tanned with age. Otherwise a very good clean paperback. 288 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Three Plays for Puritans

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065310

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's initials & date inside front cover. Pages tanned with age. Otherwise a very good clean paperback. 347 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Doctor's Dilemma

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065307

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's initials & date inside front cover. Pages tanned with age. Otherwise a very good clean paperback. 189 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info