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Gently Floating

By: Alan Hunter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Trowbridge, Black Dagger Crime: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81556


First thus in a dust jacket, author's own copy. 181 pages. Very good condition, dust jacket is complete, unclipped showing £7.95. Light foxing on the edges. The book is tightly bound, and unread. Internally the book is clean and free from foxing. View more info

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Gently Go Man

By: Alan Hunter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Trowbridge, Chivers Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81557


First thus in a dust jacket, the author's own copy. 181 pages. The dust jacket is complete and in very good condition. The edges are browned and foxed. Internally clean and free from foxing. The book is tightly bound. View more info

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Gently By The Shore

By: Alan Hunter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81558


First thus edition with a dust jacket. 201 pages. Author's own copy. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £14.99. Top edge slightly browned. Internally the book is clean, and appears to be unread. View more info

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The Spirit of the Game

By: Basil Mathews

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 81283


The Camp Fire Library. A Quest by Basil Mathews and additional stories by A E Southon and R W Abernethy. The dust jacket is scuffed along the edges with several closed tears; there is water staining on the spine and back; the inside front flap is creased. The green boards are clean, the corners are scuffed. There is a little foxing on the edges. The endpapers are a little spotted, the text block is clean. View more info

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Five Have A Mystery To Solve

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81567


First edition in a dust jacket. 184 pages. The book is firmly bound. Dust jacket is scuffed and creased along the edges, unclipped showing 7s 6d. The edges are a little foxed and marked, red cloth boards are in good condition. There is some wear along the hinges, evidence of gum marks from a book plate on the endpapers; but internally the book is clean and free of foxing. Illustrations by Eileen Soper. View more info

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The Disenchanted

By: Budd Schulberg

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81561


First edition in a dust jacket. 394 pages. Thinly disguised novel about F Scott Fitzgerald. Dust jacket is scuffed and chipped along the edges and spine ends; unclipped showing 12s 6d net. The book is tightly bound, spine slightly cocked. The underlying grey boards are clean. The edges are browned and slightly marked. The endpapers clean with one small mark, the text block is clean and free of foxing. View more info

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Villette

By: Charlotte Bronte

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent: 1911

Seller ID: 81554


Two volumes bound in one with contemporaneous quarter leather binding. Binding is in very good condition with some wear along the edges but generally clean. The spine is six ribbed, with gilt title and decoration that is good condition. The endpapers are foxed, text block has scattered foxing but is generally clean. 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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Night in the Hotel

By: Eliot Crawshay-Williams

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd:

Seller ID: 81287


Very Good in a very good dust jacket . 3rd Impression. A novel concept for a collection of short stories, all of which are based upon the characters staying in one hotel in a single night. An uncommon find in the original dust jacket. The book is firmly and squarely bound in green cloth, lettered in black to the spine, the corners and spine ends are a little bumped and rubbed. The text block is slightly toned and dusty, but free from inscriptions. The dust jacket is t... View more info

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The Wombles Of Wimbledon

By: Elisabeth Beresford

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Earnest Benn Limited: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81552


Contains the stories The Wombles At Work illustrated by Barry Leith and The Wombles To The Rescue illustrated by Margaret Gordon. First edition in a dust jacket. Inscribed by the author "thank you for having me and The Wobbles to Exeter! Elisabeth Beresford". The jacket is complete with only two small marks on the front cover; unclipped showing £3.75 net. Some slight foxing on the interior of the jacket but otherwise clean. Internally there is a little foxing on... View more info

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The Human Factor

By: Graham Greene

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81583


First edition in a dust jacket. 338 pages. Spine is slightly cocked, dust jacket spine is sunned/faded. Overall the book has a slightly musty tone, the edges are foxed, and some foxing on the rear of the jacket is showing through the white on the front of the jacket. The early pages are a little browned, text block is essentially clean and free of markings. There is a closed tear on the bottom left-hand corner of the jacket, unclipped showing £4.50. View more info

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Mr Fortune's Case Book

By: H C Bailey

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81304


First published in this form in 1936, in a dust jacket, containing: Call Mr. Fortune, Mr Fortune's Practice, Mr Fortune's Trials and Mr Fortune Please. An uncommon find, particularly in the dust jacket. The book is firmly bound in clean red cloth, lettered in black, the corners and spine ends are slightly bumped and rubbed. The text block is toned, slightly foxed and dusty, with a neatly written gift inscription to the front endpaper. The dust jacket is the original,... View more info

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The Three Judges

By: H Maxwell

Price: £47.00

Publisher: Digby Long & Co:

Seller ID: 81284


Green boards, gilt text and bevelled edges. 301 pages + 3 pages of adverts. Rare, none online. Boards have patches of fading and the corners are scuffed. Spine slightly cocked, binding is tight. Top edge greyed, paper rough-cut, edges browned with some foxing. End papers browned, slight spotting throughout the book. Previous owner's inscription on end-paper. View more info

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Legacy Of A Spy

By: Henry S Maxfield

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1958

Seller ID: 81563


First edition in a dust jacket. 250 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete, scuffed and chipped along the edges and spine ends; unclipped showing 15s net. The edges are a little browned. The original cloth boards are black with gold text, they are clean and bright. Internally the book is clean and free of foxing. Booksellers blind stamp to front endpaper. 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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The Flight From The Enchanter

By: IRIS MURDOCH

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1956

Seller ID: 81549


First edition in a second impression jacket. Jacket is scuffed along the edges and corners. Worn along the spine hinges, with small tears; unclipped showing 15s net. The brown boards are clean. Edges are browned. Some browning on the endpapers but internally the book is clean and free from foxing. View more info

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Kings Of Infinite Space

By: James Hynes

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81598


First edition in a dust jacket. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing $24.95. There is a small ink blob on the bottom edge otherwise the edges are clean and free of markings. Internally the book is clean free of markings and foxing and appears to be unread. View more info

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Our Lady Of The Flowers

By: Jean Genet

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press Inc: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81579


First English translation in a dust jacket. Translated by Bernard Frechtman with an introduction by Jean-Paul Sartre. 318 pages. Very good condition, book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing $6.50. Edges are clean with only slight markings. The underlying green boards are clean. The book is unread, internally clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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No Deals Mr. Bond

By: John Gardner

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81586


First edition in a dust jacket. 240 pages. Very good condition, the book is unread. Dust jacket is complete, in a protective plastic wrapping, unclipped showing £10.95. Internally the book is clean and free of markings or foxing. View more info

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Dago Red

By: John Ressich

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Earnest Benn Limited: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81297


First edition in a fair dust jacket. Jacket is scruffy, creased with closed tears that has been tape repaired on the reverse side; spine is sunned/faded showing the price of 3/6. The underlying orange boards are in very good condition. Top edge is greyed, the other edges are spotted. Light foxing on endpapers, text block clean. Spine is cocked but the book is firmly bound. View more info