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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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Desiree

By: Annemarie Selinko

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Reprint Society: 1954

Seller ID: 190781

Condition: Good


First RS edition hardback translated by Arnold Bender and E. W. Dickes, 1954, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges with small chips at spine head and tail (now protected); black cloth boards a touch marked. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text 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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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

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The Sultan's Daughter

By: Dennis Wheatley

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hutchinson Of London: 1963

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 181491

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1963, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards slightly faded to spine and front upper edge. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text and maps to endpapers bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Wanton Princess

By: Dennis Wheatley

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Book Club: 1966

Seller ID: 190152

Condition: Very Good


First Book Club hardback edition, 1966, 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 annotation or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and maps to endpapers bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. 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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Beyond All Frontiers

By: Emma Drummond

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190227

ISBN: ISBN 0575032030

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1983, 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 annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and map bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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A Question Of Honour

By: Emma Drummond

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190228

ISBN: ISBN 0575050691

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1991, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation 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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The Robber Bridegroom (Signed)

By: Eudora Welty

Price: £139.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc.: 1942

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 190057

Condition: Good


SIGNED first edition hardback, 1942, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - name label of Peter Taylor to front pastedown; toning to page-ends and endpapers but text bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to title page. Not an old library book. 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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Captives Of Time

By: Malcom Bosse

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190617

ISBN: ISBN 009170703

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket lightly rubbed; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info