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The Old Devils

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065331

ISBN: 0091637902

Condition: Very Good


Booker prize winning novel set in South Wales which tells the story of old friends whose lives change when their friends Alun and Rhiannon Weaver return to the country after Alun's long career in London. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket - tanning to cream spine and rear cover. 294 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The End of a Mission

By: Boll, Heinreich

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013714

ISBN: 0140036970

Condition: Good


The winner of the 1972 Nobel prize - 167 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Honey Siege

By: Buhet, Gil

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1958

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066688

Condition: Very Good


Charming story set in a small village near the French Pyrenean border in which a schoolmaster discovers his honey has been stolen. Very good clean copy with tanned pages. 248 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Palace

By: Erdman, Paul

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020446

ISBN: 023398173X

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. View more info

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Cranford

By: Gaskell, Mrs

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1950

Seller ID: 062975

Condition: Very Good


Undated circa 1950's. A charming story of life in a little English town in the mid-19th century, which has become proverbial for its quiet sympathy with the many characters portrayed, and for its rich but delicate humour. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear/tear. A little foxing to page edges but text block is very clean. 246 pages + publisher's adverts. Part of the Nelson Classics series. View more info

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Cranford

By: Gaskell, Mrs

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 053717

Condition: Very Good


Blue leatherette boards with gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine. A very good clean copy.255 pages. A charming story of life in a little English town in the mid 19th century, which has become proverbial for its quiet sympathy with the many characters portrayed, and for its rich but delicate humour. View more info

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We are Still Married

By: Keillor, Garrison

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 014164

ISBN: 0571141404

Condition: Very Good


330pp. A very good, clean copy. Gift inscription on front end paper. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Sleeping Father

By: Sharpe, Matthew

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Sceptre: 2005

Seller ID: 014226

ISBN: 0340837780

Condition: Very Good


Unread copy with minor shelfwear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Midden

By: Sharpe, Tom

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061188

ISBN: 0436202956

Condition: Very Good


Tight, clean copy in jacket. 244 pages. Slight tanning to page edges. Blue endpapers. Comic farce from the master of the genre. View more info

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Billy Liar on the Moon

By: Waterhouse, Keith

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1976

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 053045

ISBN: 0399116826

Condition: Very Good


Sequel to Billy Liar set 16 years on he has settled in a small commuter-belt town and acquired a wife, an eccentric mistress, a drunken superior at work, a scheming rival and sundry rat-faced neighbours. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has one small chip to rear cover along bottom edge. 223 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Black Mischief

By: Waugh Evelyn

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066686

Condition: Good


A good, clean copy of this inventive novel which tells the story of the reorganisation of an underdeveloped territory in Africa. 238 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Vintage: 1991

Seller ID: 035001

ISBN: 0099707101

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy. 189 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Plums of P.G. Wodehouse

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 063005

Condition: Near Fine


A Folio Society special collection which includes short stories as well as short bits and pieces from numerous Wodehouse works. Clean bright hardback presented in slipcase. 258 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Blandings Castle and Elsewhere : (Blandings Castle)

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Arrow: 2008

Seller ID: 063002

ISBN: 0099513838

Condition: Near Fine


A collection of short stories. Unread paperback. 301 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Arrow: 2008

Seller ID: 062995

ISBN: 0099513935

Condition: Good


Unread copy which has been stacked badly - leaving slight curl to book. 231 pages. The one where Bertie Wooster grows a moustache, much to Jeeves's disapproval. Prompt dispatch. View more info