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Danesbury House

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, S.W. Partridge:

Seller ID: 059770

Condition: Good


Blue decorated cloth covers. 352 pages + publisher's adverts. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate dated 1913 to front pastedown & previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Frontis + 4 further illustrations. Pages browning with age. An attractive copy. View more info

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The Folio Christmas Book - a Collection of Seasonal Stories & Poems

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2000

Seller ID: 057894

Condition: Very Good


A collection of Christmas stories including A Child's Christmas in Wales - Dylan Thomas; The Christmas Tree and the Wedding - Dostoyevsky; Christmas Eve at Bracebridge Hall - Washington Irving; Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons etc. Clean, crisp hardback which has one tiny blemish to rear cover. No slipcase 348 pages. View more info

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The Other Door

By: A Gentleman with a Duster

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Mills and Boon: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031165

Condition: Very Good


A novel which takes as its chief characters the world of distinguished people at the head of the nation - including the great lady of South Street; the eminent K.C. who earns a princely income defending murderers and the gay and roistering sporting Lord whose heart is always landing him in trouble. A very good, clean tight copy bound in brown cloth boards with black lettering. 818pp + adverts. View more info

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Stuyvesant - a Franconia Story

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Co:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 052225

Condition: Good


Leather spine strip and corners show some rubbing as do edges of marbled boards. Tear to margin of title page. Minor foxing. Otherwise a good clean copy of this story set in the town of Franconia in the mountains of North America. 156 pages. View more info

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How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship and Musical Theatre

By: Acito, Marc

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Seller ID: 026013

ISBN: 0747576580

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. "A comic coming-of-age novel, an exuberant caper with good period detail and ironic wit" Independent on Sunday. View more info

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The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein (SIGNED COPY)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2008

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056167

ISBN: 0701182954

Condition: As New


Another brilliant example of the power of Ackroyd's imagination as he pens a dazzling novel in the voice of Frankenstein himself. Flat SIGNED by the author to the title page. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 296 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Qualities of Mercy

By: Adair, Cecil

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul:

Seller ID: 015747

Condition: Good


Red boards with black lettering. Undated but prize bookplate to front pastedown dated 1935-36. 254pp. Pages are yellowing a little with age. Slightly cocked. A good, clean, tight reading copy. View more info

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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories

By: Adams, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061776

ISBN: 071391341X

Condition: Very Good


Nineteen folk tales from all over the world, each with a special magic that is the essential quality of folk-lore. A very good clean hardback in very good unclipped dustwrapper. 142 pages. Illustrated with colour paintings by Yvonne Gilbert and drawings by Jennifer Campbell. View more info

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Windsor Castle

By: Ainsworth, W. H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, George Routledge:

Seller ID: 016282

Condition: Reading Copy


Red embossed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine has faded. Spin ends worn with split to cloth at base of spine where it meets the front board. 312 pages. Pages have yellowed with age. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044146

Condition: Good


Historical romance regarding Queen Jane's time at The Tower of London. Part of the Everyman's Library series - No 400. Previous owner's name on front endpaper else a good clean hardback which has slightly faded spine. 455 pages + adverts. View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 052968

Condition: Good


Historical romance regarding Queen Jane's time at The Tower of London. Blue leatherette covers with gilt lettering to spine. Printed in Collins Clear-Type Press. 631pp. A lovely, clean bright copy. Undated. View more info

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Wait for the Dawn

By: Albrand, Martha

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041645

Condition: Very Good


The story of Christine, a woman who has grown up in a country ravaged by war and dissension and who has learnt to rely on no-one but herself, but whose love for Victor a reckless and successful financier, awakens her to life. A very good clean hardback in very good unclipped dustwrapper. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Spanish Brothers

By: Alcock, Deborah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 025993

Condition: Good


Brown embossed boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 412 pages + publishers adverts. Undated but Sunday School prize plate in front end paper dated 1906. Boards are lightly soiled.. Edges dusty. Spotting to end papers but text block clean apart from small stain to top edge of first page of chapter one. B&W frontis + 7 other b&w illustrations. Binding square and tight. A good copy. View more info

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Little Women

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016221

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy in jacket which shows signs of wear and tear. 288pp. Colour frontis. Stain to top edge (text not affected). Rear end paper creased. Some sunning to page edges. View more info

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Little Women & Good Wives

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co:

Seller ID: 059445

Condition: Very Good


Both books in one volume. A good clean hardback in decorated cloth boards. Little Women - 199 pages. Good Wives 216 pages. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. View more info

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Rejected Guest

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 053064

Condition: Very Good


Novel whose central character David Norris was one of the 'war babies' born technically fatherless after the troops went off to the front in 1914. A very good clean hardback though slightly faded spine strip. No jacket. 378 pages. View more info

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Starswarm

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1990

Seller ID: 036615

ISBN: 057504182X

Condition: Very Good


Clean, unread paperback with small crease to rear cover. 190 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Dangerous Edge

By: Allbeury, T.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Headway, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited (UK): 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016494

ISBN: 045049599X

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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El Reino del Dragon de Oro

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Spain, Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016492

ISBN: 8401341760

Condition: Very Good


Text in Spanish. Clean, bright copy in unclipped dust jacket. 312pp + index. View more info

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Kingdom of the Golden Dragon

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: £20.00

Publisher: W.F. Howes Ltd: 2005

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 019547

ISBN: 1845057600

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Large print edition. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Next post UK dispatch. View more info