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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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Seven Against Reeves

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82134


First edition. A man retires early, suffers freedom entertainingly, returns to business gratefully. A reasonably uncommon first edition in the dust jacket. The book is firmly bound in blue cloth lettered in bright gilt to the spine, the extremities are a little bumped and rubbed. The text block is slightly toned, foxed and dusty. The dust jacket is the original, it is toned, slightly rubbed and faded with minor loss and short closed tears to the edges, also a longer tear to the front panel. 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 Pleasure Of Eliza Lynch

By: Anne Enright

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81974


First edition in a dust jacket. A baroque fandango in deepest Paraguay. The book is tightly bound. Page edges a little toned. Dust jacket is complete with light bruising to back cover. unclipped showing £12.99. 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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Purple Hibiscus

By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2004

Seller ID: 81893


Uncorrected proof. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize. The book is unread and in excellent condition. View more info

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Purple Hibiscus

By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Algonquin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 82067


Advanced Uncorrected Proof. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize. Very good condition. Front cover a little marked. Book is unread. View more info

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The Slap

By: Christos Tsiolkas

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Tuskar Rock Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81907


First UK trade paperback; signed by author on the title page. The book is unread and in excellent condition. View more info

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Paradise (Prisoners Of Hope)

By: Cosmo Hamilton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London,, The Readers Library Publishing Co Ltd,: 1926

Seller ID: 81969


Copyright Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). 252 pages. A First National Picture. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages are browned. Dust Jacket intact with flaps, but has chunks missing from spine and bottom, and other signs of wear. Previous owner's signature, pencil. Edges browned. Covers are scuffed at the corners but otherwise in good condition. View more info

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A Scandalous Woman

By: Edna O'Brien

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82276


First edition in a dust jacket. Inscribed "To Mary from Marcia Christmas 1974". Marcia Falkender was Harold Wilson's influential Private and Political Secretary. The book was inscribed in the year Wilson resigned as Prime Minister and promoted Marcia to the House of Lords. Rumours have persisted that Harold Wilson and Marcia Falkender were in an affair and that Mary Wilson knew this; which makes the choice of this particular title A Scandalous Woman quite an intriguing one. A fantastic association copy from the collection of Harold and Mary Wilson. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A P... View more info