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Samuel Pepys The Years Of Peril

By: Arthur Bryant

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81659


First edition in a dust jacket. 6 illustrations, 466 pages. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, spine sunned/faded, some foxing on the back:unclipped showing 12s 6d. Green boards with gilt text, clean and in good condition. Endpapers a little browned; text block clean, free of markings and foxing. Book a little musty. View more info

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Listen Comrades Life And Death In The Soviet Union

By: El Campesino (Valentun Gonzalez)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81568


First edition in a dust jacket. 203 pages. Translated by Isla Barea. The book is firmly bound. Jacket is a little scuffed and chipped along the edges with a closed tear on the bottom edge, unclipped showing 15s net. The text block is a little marked but free of foxing. View more info

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Robert Louis Stevenson

By: G K Chesterton

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81661


First edition in a dust jacket, 259 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete, scuffed and creased along the edges, lightly foxed back and front, spine is sunned/faded and foxed. The endpapers are slightly browned, previous owner's name and date on endpaper. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Red Hot Typewriter The Life and Times of John D MacDonald

By: Hugh Merrill

Price: £27.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81293


First edition in a dust jacket. A very good dust jacket with only light shelf wear. Edges clean with only minor marks. The black boards have silver text; the corners are scuffed otherwise in good condition. The book is clean and bright and appears to be unread. View more info

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Performing Flea

By: P G Wodehouse

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81575


First edition in a dust jacket. A self-portrait in letters. 218 pages. With a foreword and notes by W Townend. The dust jacket has seen better days, extensively creased and torn along all edges with two open tears of 1 cm. The book is tightly bound. Top edge is greyed and foxed, the edges are rather more foxed. Previous owner's signature on the endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout the book. View more info