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Bowling

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 81375


From a production by Realist Film Unit for the educational foundation for visual aids supervised and approved by the MCC cricket enquiry committee. Paperback soft stapled. Covers are worn along the edges, creasing on bottom left-hand corner but generally clean. The edges are clean as are the internal pages and are free of foxing and browning. With numerous black and white illustrations. View more info

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Len Hutton Demonstrates Batting Strokes

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 81376


Second edition From a production by Realist Film Unit made in co-operation with the NCVAE. Paperback soft stapled. Covers are worn along the edges, creasing on bottom left-hand corner but generally clean. The edges are clean as are the internal pages and are free of foxing and browning. With numerous black and white illustrations. View more info

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Still Life

By: A S Byatt

Price: £57.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81493


First edition second impression published in September 1985 in a Dust jacket. Inscribed "Richard with very best wishes and considerable gratitude. Vive la Nature Mute! Antonia April 27th 1989". 358 pages. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, original price has been covered with a sticker from publisher showing £11.95. The book is tightly bound. The paper is showing signs of beginning to brown but internally the book is clean, bright, and free of m... 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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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 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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The Bloody Chamber And other stories

By: Angela Carter

Price: £57.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz Fantasy: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81614


First edition second impression in a dust jacket. 157 pages. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £4.95. The top edge is foxed, there is slight foxing on the side edge. The sticker of Henry Sotheran Ltd is on the end page; the endpapers pages are clean. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Haut-Brion An Illustrious Lineage

By: Asa Briggs

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81496


First edition in a dust jacket, 258 pages. Inscribed to Richard (Adams) and Elizabeth on the end paper, and additionally signed by the author on the title page. Château Haut-Brionl is one of of the first five growths and has a very rich and interesting history. The wine was first announced well before any other Bordeaux cru in the diary 0f Samuel Pepys. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £25 net. The und... View more info

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Frankie & Stankie

By: Barbara Trapido

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81610


First edition in a dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Long listed for 2003 Man Booker prize. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel prize. Near fine condition, the book appears to be unread. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £16.99. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. 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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Chinatown Stories

By: Chester Bailey Fernald

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1900

Seller ID: 81353


First edition without a dust jacket in a yellow pictorial binding. A collection of short stories. 250 pages with a 31 page catalogue at the end. The book is tightly bound with a little cracking on the internal hinges. The spine is sunned/faded and scuffed on the ends. There are stains on the front and rear board plus some marking. The pages are rough cut and the edges are browned. The endpapers are browned with a little foxing; the text block has some marks but is genera... View more info

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Red Crystal

By: Clare Francis

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81490


First edition in a dust jacket. 443 pages. Inscribed "Richard very best wishes Clare". Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £9.95. Top edge a little browned. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The England Victory The Tests 1953

By: Crawford White

Price: £12.97

Publisher: London, News Chronicle: 1953

Seller ID: 81383


Paperback, side stapled. Includes the actual scorebook and statistics of the series by Roy Webber. The covers are clean with only minor shelf wear. Internally the book is clean and free of browning and foxing. View more info

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England Keep The Ashes The record of the England and MCC tour of Australia, 1954-55

By: Crawford White

Price: £12.97

Publisher: London, News Chronicle: 1955

Seller ID: 81384


Paperback, side stapled. Includes the actual scorebook and statistics of the series by Roy Webber. The covers are clean with only minor shelf wear. Internally the book is clean and free of browning and foxing. The staples are rusted but the book is tight. View more info

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The Ashes Retained The 1956 Tests

By: Crawford White

Price: £12.97

Publisher: London, News Chronicle: 1956

Seller ID: 81385


Paperback, side stapled. Includes the actual scorebook and statistics of the series by Roy Webber, and the results of County matches. The covers are clean with only minor shelf wear. Internally the book is clean and free of browning and foxing. View more info

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Victory In Australia The Test Matches Of 1954/55

By: E W Swanton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Daily Delegraph: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81377


First impression. Prologue and epilogue by C B Fry, reprinted from The Daily Telegraph. Paperback with green covers and red text. The covers are clean and bright with minimal shelf wear. Internally the book is clean and free of markings, browning and foxing. View more info

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The Test Matches Of 1953

By: E W Swanton

Price: £12.97

Publisher: London, The Daily Telegraph: 1953

Seller ID: 81378


Prologue and epilogue by C B Fry, reprinted from The Daily Telegraph. Paperback with cream covers and green text. Covers are slightly grubby, there are tears at the top and bottom of the hinge ends which is also slightly creased. The pages are clean and free of foxing and browning. View more info