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Decline of the English Murder and Other Essays

By: Orwell, George

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066406

Condition: Very Good


The other essays include:- A Hanging; Benefit of Clergy; How the Poor Die; Rudyard Kipling; Raffles and Miss Blandish; Charles Dickens; The Art of Donald McGill; Notes on Nationalism; and Why I Write. Very good clean paperback which has tanning to page edges. 232 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Burmese Days

By: Orwell, George

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd: 1967

Seller ID: 066596

Condition: Very Good


Set in the days of the Empire, with the British ruling in Burma and describing the corruption and imperial bigotry. Very good clean paperback with small crease to rear cover. Tanning to page edges. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Clergyman's Daughter

By: Orwell, George

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 054000

Condition: Good


Tanning to page edges else a good clean copy. Novel featuring Dorothy Hare who has landed 'on the shelf' a slave to her selfish, impecunious and ill-tempered father. 263 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Village Cricket Match

By: Paker, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1978

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066673

Condition: Very Good


Novel which offers a unique tribute to the game. Very good clean Penguin paperback. Tanned pages. 2142 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Usage and Abusage

By: Partridge, Eric

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1963

Seller ID: 013832

Condition: Good


A guide to the use of the English language. 378 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Usage and Abusage

By: Partridge, Eric

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052754

Condition: Good


A guide to the use of the English language. 378 pages. Slight fading to spine and tanning to pages. View more info

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The English, A Portrait of a People

By: Paxman, Jeremy

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 023350

ISBN: 0140267239

Condition: Very Good


"Stimulating, adventurous and witty" - The Times. A good, clean second-hand copy which has light reading creasing to spine and slight curl to front cover. Internally clean. View more info

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The Hero of Delhi

By: Pearson, Hesketh

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1948

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066696

Condition: Good


Biography of John Nicholson who received cadetship to the Bengal Infantry at the age of sixteen, and during his short life became a legend to the Sikhs and to certain fakirs who called themselves Nikal-seynites. Previous owner's message on front endpaper else a good clean paperback with edgewear to covers and rubbed patch to rear cover. 255 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Privilege of Youth: The Inspirational story of a teenagers's search for friendship and Acceptance

By: Pelzer, Dave

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 2005

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 015738

ISBN: 0141014946

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright unread copy - 240 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Buildings of England Buckinghamshire

By: Pevsner Nikolaus

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1960

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 065511

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy. . Gives full particulrs of the architectural features of all ecclesiastical, public and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county. Includes 64 pages of b/w plates & a map of Buckinghamshire. 340 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Buildings of England : South Devon

By: Pevsner, Nikolau

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065429

Condition: Good


Gives full particulars of the architectural features of all ecclesiastical, public, and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county. Tanning to page margins else a good, clean p/b - 351 pages including a glossary, an index of plates and artists and an addendum. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Buildings of England : Berkshire

By: Pevsner, Nikolau

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065434

Condition: Good


Gives full particulars of the architectural features of all ecclesiastical, public, and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing rubbing to edges (see photo) - 359 pages including a glossary, an index of plates and artists and places and an addendum. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Buildings of England : Suffolk

By: Pevsner, Nikolaus

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065919

Condition: Very Good


Gives full particulars of the architectural features of all ecclesiastical, public, and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county concerned. Clean, bright paperback in an unclipped d/w protected by a plastic film - 516 pages including a glossary, index of Artists, index of places and an addendum. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Buildings of England - Northumberland

By: Pevsner, Nikolaus & Richmond, Ian A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1957

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 065433

Condition: Good


Good clean paperback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear & small areas of loss. Gives full particulars of the architectural features of all ecclesiastical, public and domestic buildings of interest in Northumberland. Includes 64 b/w plates & a map. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 362 pages including index. View more info

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The Buildings of England : Lincolnshire

By: Pevsner, Nikolaus and Harris, John

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065426

Condition: Very Good


Gives full particulars of the architectural features of all ecclesiastical, public, and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the Eastern county. Good, clean p/b in an unclipped d/w and an addendum. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Buildings of England : Hertfordshire

By: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1978

Edition: Second (Revised) Edition

Seller ID: 064017

ISBN: 0140710078

Condition: Very Good


Extensively revised by Bridget Cherry, taking into account the boundaries that have slightly changed since the first edition, and the considerable amount of new research which has become available in the previous twenty years. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w which shows signs of shelfwear/tear - 460 pages including indexes and addenda. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Other Side of the Dale

By: Phinn, Gervase

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd (UK): 1999

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 011522

ISBN: 0140275428

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy with slightest packaging wear - 277pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Medicine and Man

By: Poynter, Noel

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1973

Seller ID: 013689

ISBN: 0140216804

Condition: Reading Copy


Good reading copy with tanning to page margins. 196 pages including index. Rebound in green cloth with original spine strip laid on. Spine strip reads Machsor Kol Nidre. Text in German and Hebrew. 92pp + 44 further pages in Hebrew only. Occasional foxing. Dritter Theil. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Miracle at Midway

By: Prange, Gordon W.; Goldstein, Donald M.; Dillon, Katherine V.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin: 1984

Seller ID: 037132

ISBN: 0140068147

Condition: Reading Copy


Described as a reading copy only as book is curling to its length, though internally clean. Brings together eyewitness accounts from the men who commanded and the men who fought on both sides, and shows exactly how American strategies and decisions and led to a triumphant victory. 469 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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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