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Layton Croft Or, The Story Of A Prodigal: With Original Illustrations

By: Alice Somerton

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 180719

Condition: Good


Illustrated hardback edition, 1888, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - illustrated boards slightly soiled and edges rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; gilt page-ends retain some lustre, the odd fingerprint to a couple of pages and endpapers tanned but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Petticoat Government

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1910

Seller ID: 180322

Condition: Good


Hardback edition, 1910, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cloth boards slightly rubbed, spine tanned. 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. View more info

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1356

By: Bernard Cornwell

Price: £14.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2012

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160209

ISBN: 0007331843

Condition: 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." View more info

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"The Golden Lotus: A Translation, from the Chinese original, of the novel Chin P'ing Mei. Complete In Four Volumes"

By: Clement Egerton

Price: £49.95

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1972

Seller ID: 161820

ISBN: ISBN 0710073496

Condition: 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. " View more info

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Tramp In Armour

By: Colin Forbes

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Companion Book Club: 1970

Seller ID: 171248

ISBN: ISBN 060077127x

Condition: Very Good


Hardback edition, 1970, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and map bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Dynasty 31: The Foreign Field

By: Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Sphere: 2008

Seller ID: 161763

ISBN: 1847440932

Condition: 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. " View more info

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Come Like Shadows: A Romance In Three Ages

By: D. L. Murray

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1955

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150035

Condition: 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." View more info

Ramage And The Dido

By: Dudley Pope

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Alison Press; Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180274

ISBN: ISBN 0436377586

Condition: Fine


First edition hardback, 1989, with price-clipped jacket. In overall fine condition in a near-fine, slightly rubbed, dust jacket. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Court Of The Lion: A Novel Of Eight-Century China

By: Eleanor Cooney and Daniel Altieri

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Michael Jospeh: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 181379

ISBN: ISBN 071813138X

Condition: Fine


First edition hardback, 1989, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears very little read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Darkest England

By: Idries Shah

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Octagon Press: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160502

ISBN: ISBN 086304039X

Condition: 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" View more info

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Roanoke Hundred: A Novel

By: Inglis Fletcher

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd:

Seller ID: 170644

Condition: Good


"Undated Hutchinson hardback edition, c.1940s, with no jacket. A good reading copy with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards rubbed to edges, spine a touch faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to ffep dated 1949; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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The Gascon: A Story Of The French Revolution

By: J. B. Morton

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Ltd: 1946

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171375

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1946, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards 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. View more info

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Gai-Jin: A Novel Of Japan

By: James Clavell

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1993

Seller ID: 160689

Condition: 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." View more info

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St. Peter's Umbrella

By: Kalman Mikszath

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1966

Seller ID: 150574

Condition: Very Good


"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." View more info

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Voice Of The Eagle

By: Linda Lay Shuler

Price: £39.95

Publisher: Century: 1993

Seller ID: 150031

ISBN: ISBN 0712654143

Condition: 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." View more info

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Twilight On The Floods

By: Marguerite Steen

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Collins: 1949

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150396

Condition: 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." View more info

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The Viper Of Milan: A Romance Of Lombardy

By: Marjorie Bowen

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Alston Rivers Ltd: 1906

Seller ID: 161457

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Command

By: Melville Ross

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Collins: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171079

ISBN: ISBN 0002228378

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1985, with unclipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges (now protected); black cloth boards generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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"Forgotten Games: A Novel Of Cortes and Moctezuma, Translation And Treason"

By: Philip Ward

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Oleander Press: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161263

ISBN: ISBN 0900891998

Condition: Very Good


"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. " View more info

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The Passing Bells (Signed)

By: Phillip Rock

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1979

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161264

ISBN: ISBN 0340241934

Condition: Very Good


"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 bes... View more info