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Baudolino, "Umberto Eco, William Weaver (translator)"
1 "Umberto Eco, William Weaver (translator)" Baudolino
Secker & Warburg 2002 ISBN 0436276038 / 9780436276033 1st Hardback Fine Fine 
"First edition first impression hardback, 2002, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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1356, Bernard Cornwell
2 Bernard Cornwell 1356
HarperCollins 2012 0007331843 / ISBN9780007331840 1st Hardback Fine Fine 
"First edition first printing hardback, 2012, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and maps at endpapers bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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"The Golden Lotus: A Translation, from the Chinese original, of the novel Chin P'ing Mei. Complete In Four Volumes", Clement Egerton
3 Clement Egerton "The Golden Lotus: A Translation, from the Chinese original, of the novel Chin P'ing Mei. Complete In Four Volumes"
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1972 ISBN 0710073496 / 9780710073495 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First complete translated hardback edition in 4 volumes, 1972, with unclipped jackets. In overall near fine used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage - small chip to volume 1 dj lower rear edge. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not old library books. " 
Price: 49.95 GBP
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Dynasty 31: The Foreign Field, Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
4 Cynthia Harrod-Eagles Dynasty 31: The Foreign Field
Sphere 2008 1847440932 / ISBN9781847440938 Hardback Fine Near Fine 
"First edition hardback, 2008, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition in a near fine dj with slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj lightly rubbed to edges; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Come Like Shadows: A Romance In Three Ages, D. L. Murray
5 D. L. Murray Come Like Shadows: A Romance In Three Ages
Hodder and Stoughton 1955 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1955, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with short repaired tear to upper front edge; maroon cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 17.95 GBP
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6 Hannah Close The Silent Tarn
Hodder and Stoughton 1955 1st Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback, 1955, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - Boots Booklovers Library label to front cover, spine tanned and boards a little marked. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning and spotting to page-ends and end-papers but text bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Darkest England, Idries Shah
7 Idries Shah Darkest England
The Octagon Press 1987 ISBN 086304039X / 9780863040399 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1987, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available" 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Gai-Jin: A Novel Of Japan, James Clavell
8 James Clavell Gai-Jin: A Novel Of Japan
Book Club Associates 1993 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First BCA edition hardback, 1993, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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St. Peter's Umbrella, Kalman Mikszath
9 Kalman Mikszath St. Peter's Umbrella
The Folio Society 1966 Hardback Very Good Very Good Slipcase Zoltan Perei 
"First Folio edition hardback translated by B. W. Worswick, 1966, with slipcase and no jacket as published. In overall near-fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Voice Of The Eagle, Linda Lay Shuler
10 Linda Lay Shuler Voice Of The Eagle
Century 1993 ISBN 0712654143 / 9780712654142 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First UK edition hardback, 1993, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly faded to spine and rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 39.95 GBP
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Twilight On The Floods, Marguerite Steen
11 Marguerite Steen Twilight On The Floods
Collins 1949 1st Hardback Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1949, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed and chipped to edges; red cloth boards rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Viper Of Milan: A Romance Of Lombardy, Marjorie Bowen
12 Marjorie Bowen The Viper Of Milan: A Romance Of Lombardy
Alston Rivers Ltd 1906 Hardback Good 
"First UK edition third reprint, September 1906, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - green cloth boards slightly darkened, with rubbing to edges and a couple of nicks to cloth at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - name to front pastedown in pencil dated 1906; tanning to page-ends and endpapers, with slight foxing to one or two pages, but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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"Forgotten Games: A Novel Of Cortes and Moctezuma, Translation And Treason", Philip Ward
13 Philip Ward "Forgotten Games: A Novel Of Cortes and Moctezuma, Translation And Treason"
The Oleander Press 1984 ISBN 0900891998 / 9780900891991 1st Hardback Very Good Good Peter Nuttall 
"First edition hardback, 1984, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj faded to spine; blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - signed by previous owner to title page dated 1986 ; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Passing Bells (Signed), Phillip Rock
14 Phillip Rock The Passing Bells (Signed)
Hodder and Stoughton 1979 ISBN 0340241934 / 9780340241936 1st Hardback Very Good Good Signed
"SIGNED first edition hardback, 1979, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and spine slightly faded; brown cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author with brief inscription to title page: 'To Ken with my best wishes Phillip Rock.' Not an old library book. " 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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Angels One-Five, Richard Hough
15 Richard Hough Angels One-Five
Cassell 1978 ISBN 0304299553 / 9780304299553 1st Hardback Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1978, with unclipped jacket. An ex-library book - none of the usual markings other than a small label to spine, dj protected in clear vinyl wrapper and the title page and rear fep have been carefully removed. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj is slightly tanned. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Great Books Of The Western World 51: Tolstoy. War and Peace, Robert Maynard Hutchins (Editor-in-Chief)
16 Robert Maynard Hutchins (Editor-in-Chief) Great Books Of The Western World 51: Tolstoy. War and Peace
Encyclopaedia Britannica 1952 Hardback Good 
"First Encyclopaedia Britannica hardback edition published with the editorial advice of the University of Chicago, 1952, with no jacket as published. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - brown cloth boards rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's stamp (Cafe Royal) to front pastedown; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available. " 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Merivel: A Man Of His Time, Rose Tremain
17 Rose Tremain Merivel: A Man Of His Time
Chatto & Windus 2012 0701185201 / ISBN9780701185206 1st Hardback Fine Near Fine 
"First edition first impression hardback, 2012, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition in a near fine dj with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj very slightly rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Retains the original maroon silk page-marker. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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The Cottage Countess: An Historical Romance, S. J. Watson
18 S. J. Watson The Cottage Countess: An Historical Romance
Dublin Allen Figgis 1974 ISBN 0900372826 / 9780900372827 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1974, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj lightly faded to spine and rubbed to edges, black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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A Mist Of Prophecies, Steven Saylor
19 Steven Saylor A Mist Of Prophecies
Constable 2002 ISBN 1841195103 / 9781841195100 Hardback Fine Fine 
"First UK edition hardback, 2002, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine used condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's initials small to ffep upper rh corner tip; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Last Seen In Massilia, Steven Saylor
20 Steven Saylor Last Seen In Massilia
New York St. Martin's Minotaur 2000 ISBN 0312209282 / 9780312209285 1st Hardback Fine Fine 
"First edition first printing hardback, 2000, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine used condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's intials small to ffep upper rh corner tip; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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