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Father To The Man and other Stories

By: Adrian Plass

Price: £6.00

Publisher: "London, ", HarperCollins.:

Seller ID: 110061

Condition: Fine


"Second Edition. 5.5 x 9. 171pp. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine in fine condition along with fine dust jacket. Binding tight and appears unread. Dirty fingerprint on page edes. No annotations or inscriptions. A collection of short-stories showing Plass' trademark compassion, humour and affection." View more info

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The New Penguin Book Of Welsh Short Stories

By: Alun Richards (editor)

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Viking: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180304

ISBN: ISBN 0670845302

Condition: Good


First edition first printing hardback, 1993, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards lightly rubbed. 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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Barry Crump's Bedtime Yarns: A Collection of Short Stories and poems compiled and edited by Mandy Herron

By: Barry Crump

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Aukland, New Zealand, Barry Crump Associates Limited:

Seller ID: 191235

ISBN: ISBN 0959789707

Condition: Very Good


Undated hardback edition (assumed first), circa 1988, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket spine a touch faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation - Christmas gift inscription to front end-paper dated 1988; light tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Life Of The Party: A New Collection Of Stories And Anecdotes

By: Bennett Cerf

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hammond, Hammond: 1956

Seller ID: 122215

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition hardback, 1956, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of short closed tears. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available. View more info

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Rarely Told Bible Stories for Bigger Children

By: Bessie Edmond Andruss

Price: £14.95

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCAnn: 1946

Seller ID: 122938

Condition: Good


First edition fourth impression hardback, 1946, with clipped jacket. In overall good used condition - dj is rubbed and chipped to edges with a couple of short closed tears and a stain to upper rear edge; original red cloth boards tanned to edges with minor stain to upper rear edge. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available. View more info

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Village Memories: A Collection of Short Stories & Reminiscences of Village Life.

By: C. H. Middleton

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Cassell: 1941

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121215

Condition: Good


"First edition first printing hardback, 1941, with unclipped jacket. In overall good condition - dj a little soiled with slight loss to spine head and a few age-spots to flaps; original light green cloth boards faded to edges with a couple of age-spots to spine. Binding tight with slight roll, no annotations or inscriptions; age-spots to prelims but text and charming illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Daphne du Maurier's Classics of the Macabre

By: Daphne du Maurier

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121370

ISBN: 0575040505

Condition: Near


First edition hardback, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition - dj very slightly rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and excellent illustrations crisp and clear throughout. View more info

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The Short Stories of Marcel Ayme

By: Graham Lord

Price: £34.95

Publisher: University of Western Australia Press: 1980

Seller ID: 130350

ISBN: ISBN 0855641800

Condition: Very Good


"First paperback edition, 1980, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - cream covers slightly toned to spine with a little soiling. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Seven Come Infinity

By: Groff Conklin (editor)

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Hodder Fawcett: 1967

Seller ID: 121833

ISBN: 0340028807

Condition: Very Good


First Coronet paperback, 1967, in overall very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning but text clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. View more info

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Short Stories of To-day and Yesterday

By: Guy De Maupassant

Price: £7.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co: 1929

Seller ID: 122976

Condition: Good


"Hardback edition, 1929, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - ffep removed, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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88 Short Stories Of Guy De Maupassant

By: Guy De Maupassant

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Cassell & Company Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 181578

Condition: Good


Fifth edition hardback translated by Ernest Boyd and Storm Jameson, 1934, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition in a fair dust jacket with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket generally rubbed and tanned to spine and edges with a couple of repairs (now protected); blue cloth boards rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners name to front endpaper dated 1938; light tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Mystery Guild Anthology

By: John Waite

Price: £6.00

Publisher: "London, ", Book Club Associates.:

Seller ID: 110071

Condition: Very Good


"5.5 x 8.75. 166 pages. Black boards with gilt embossed spine show minor signs of handling and shelfwear, but clean and unfaded. No jacket. Binding tight and text very clean, page edges dusty. No inscription but front past down and fly sheet have dirty marks. A collection of short stories, new to 1980, with authors inlcuding Simon Brett, Peter Lovesey, June Thompson, Celia Dale and many others. Nice copy." View more info

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Four Short Stories

By: Leo Tolstoy

Price: £19.95

Publisher: SAPE: 1985

Seller ID: 190982

ISBN: ISBN 8474614511

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback edition in the Library of English and World Literature series, 1985, with no jacket as issued. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotation or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Chillers for Christmas

By: Richard Dalby (editor)

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Guild: 1989

Seller ID: 121386

Condition: Fine


First Guild collected edition hardback, 1989, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally very clean. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; text crisp and clear throughout. View more info

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Limits and Renewals

By: Rudyard Kipling

Price: £24.95

Publisher: London,, Macmillan and Company Ltd.: 1932

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 110268

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1932, with unclipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition in a fair dust jacket with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges with several large chips to spine (now protected); red cloth boards a touch rubbed and faded to spine and edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends (gilt upper edge retains lustre) but text bright and clear throughout. Includes a Macmillan & Co. postcard for the request of a List of New Books. Not an old library book. View more info

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Cruising Paradise

By: Sam Shepard

Price: £8.95

Publisher: "London, ", Secker and Warburg.:

Seller ID: 110027

Condition: Fine


"First UK Edition with unclipped dust jacket. 5.5 x 8.75. 242 pages. . Book appears unread with only minor signs of handling and shelfwear. A cracking set of short stories of American life by actor, writer, playwright, musician and Pulitzer Price winner Sam Shepard." View more info