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Image for Fifty Years 1882 - 1932 Memories And Contrasts

Fifty Years 1882 - 1932 Memories And Contrasts

By: 27 Contributors To The Times

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81904


Foreword by George Macaulay Trevelyan. Numerous black & white pictures. First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. The green cloth boards are in good condition. The edges are browned and foxed. The dust jacket is in poor condition, significant chunk missing of the top front, chipped scuffed and increased along all edges, spine and rear are scruffy: price 7/6 on front. Slight Browning on endpapers, previous owner's name on the endpaper. Scattered light foxing on the early pages are but the text block largely free of foxing and markings. View more info

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A Heavy Feather

By: A L Barker

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81637


First edition in a dust jacket. 234 pages. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf, unclipped showing £5.50. The edges are clean; underlying red boards are clean and undamaged. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Femina Real

By: A L Barker

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1971

Seller ID: 82034


First edition in a dust jacket; nine short stories. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is a little chipped and scuffed along the edges, unclipped showing £1.80. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Daughters Of Albion

By: A N Wilson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82023


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Page edges are foxed. Dust jacket is complete, a little scuffed and creased along the edges; unclipped showing £14.95. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Still Life

By: A S Byatt

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82005


First edition in a Dust jacket. 358 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, spine faded/sunned; unclipped showing £9.95. The paper is browned; internally the book is clean and free of markings. View more info

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Sugar And Other Stories

By: A S Byatt

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82012


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £10.95. Pages are toned; text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. Light staining & foxing on the back of the dust jacket. View more info

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A Flame In The Air

By: Allan Prior

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1951, Michael Joseph:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81611


First edition in a dust jacket. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is chipped along the edges with a small tear on the spine edge; unclipped showing 9s 6d. Top edge is browned and foxed; the other edges are a little marked. Black boards are marked along the outer edges; the text and decoration on the front board have faded. Endpapers are slightly browned but the text block is clean, free of foxing and markings. View more info

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Lippincott's Monthly Magazine April 1888

By: Amelie Rives

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J B Lippincott: 1888

Seller ID: 81937

Condition: Very good


Lippincott's monthly magazine bound in hard boards with the monthly complete novels title on the spine, The Quick or The Dead by Amelie Rives. There are a further eight articles +15 pages of adverts. The book is tightly bound. The boards are scuffed and worn along all edges. The spine is faded/sunned. Internally the book is clean and in very good condition given that is 130 years old. View more info

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The Case Of The Midwife Toad

By: Arthur Koestler

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81924


First edition in a dust jacket. Examines the case of experimental biology, Dr Paul Kammerer. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear; unclipped showing £2. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Big Six

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1941

Seller ID: 81655


Second impression in a dust jacket. The jacket has a small tear on the top end of the spine which is also sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. The top edge is greyed and a little foxed. Previous owner's bookplate on the endpapers; which are a little browned. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Bony And The Black Virgin

By: Arthur Upfield

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81620


First edition in a dust jacket. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, price clipped. Edges slightly marked. Some browning on endpapers, booksellers sticker has been crossed out in biro: text block is clean. Bizarrely the previous owner has signed his signature on page 4 across the text! 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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There Could Be Trouble

By: Bart Carson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Panther Books: 1954

Seller ID: 81931


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound, red cloth boards are in good condition. Page edges are browned. The dust jacket has been repaired with a strip of Sellotape across front of the jacket, bad creasing on front; unclipped showing 6/–. The book has been printed on poor quality paper which is browning throughout, and foxing on the endpapers. View more info

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Cup Final Murder

By: Bernard Newman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81966


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine faded, slightly cocked. Slightly marked edges. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges with two small closed tears; unclipped showing 8/6. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Michael Shayne Takes A Hand

By: Brett Halliday

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1944

Seller ID: 82035


First edition in a dust jacket. Comprising two new Michael Shayne mysteries-Murder Wears A Mummers Mask and Blood On The Black Market. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is grubby, chipped and scuffed with closed tears along the edges, unclipped showing 9/-. The underlying blue/black boards are scuffed at the edges. Previous owner's signature on the endpaper. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. The page edges are a little toned. View more info

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The Mangan Inheritance

By: Brian Moore

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81903


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete although the little grubby; creased along the spine; unclipped showing £5.50. Blue cloth boards are clean. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Ginger The Military Career Of Pte. Ginger Jordan B.E.F.

By: Captain Horace Wyndham

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Robert Scott: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81942


First edition. The book is tightly bound. The corners and edges are scuffed; the spine is faded/sunned so that the text is almost illegible; cloth is worn along the spine edge for 3 cm. There is light foxing throughout the book, more so on the early pages; the text block is clean and free of markings. View more info

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THE GREAT HUNGER Ireland 1845-9

By: CECIL WOODHAM-SMITH

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81687


First edition in a dust jacket, 509 pages. An account of The Irish Potato Famine. 19 illustrations and a map. The book is tightly bound, the underlying green cloth boards are in good condition and the gilt text on the spine is bright. The top edge is green which is a little faded and spotted towards the spine; there is a little foxing on the other edges. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear and a small closed tear at the bottom right hand corner; unclipped showing 30s net. Internally the book is free of markings and foxing although it has a slight dusty smell. View more info

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The Life & Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall:

Seller ID: 81439


Green leather binding, one of The Works of Charles Dickens in Twenty Volumes. 803 pages. Forty illustrations by Phiz. Gilt text and patterns on the spine, faded to a greeny brown. Slight scuffing on corners and spine end, small indentation on front board otherwise in good condition. Top edge faded gilt, slight foxing on edge. Internally the book is clean. View more info

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A Book Of Greek Coins

By: Charles Seltman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1952

Seller ID: 81626


A King Penguin book. First edition in a dust jacket. 48 pages of illustrations. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing 4/6. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info