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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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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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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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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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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: £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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Hallam's War

By: Elisabeth Payne Rosen

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Denver, Unbridled Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81891


First printing in a dust jacket. An historical novel set in the American Civil War. The book is unread and in excellent condition. View more info

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Eleven Short Stories

By: G Olya

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Ilfracombe, Arthur H Stockwell: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81936


The book is tightly bound. The edges are scuffed and creased. The boards are grubby, and faded along the edges. Spine is faded/sunned, torn at scuffed ends and creased along its length. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. There is creasing on the endpapers which looks to be a result of the production process. View more info

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Kipps The Story Of A Simple Soul

By: H. G. Wells

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1905

Seller ID: 81436


Published for Boots Booklover's Library. Green embossed boards with gilt text. 425 pages + 8 pages of adverts. Spine slightly cocked, sunned/faded. Wear along edges and hinges; spine ends and corners scuffed. Top edge faded gilt; pages rough cut and browned. End papers grubby and a little foxed; text block scattered markings and foxing. View more info

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This Thing Of Darkness

By: Harry Thompson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 82022


Advance reading copy of an uncorrected proof. The novel was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Set in the period from 1828 to 1865, it is a historical novel telling the fictionalised biography of Robert FitzRoy, who was given command of HMS Beagle halfway through her first voyage. Soft cover, unread, near fine. View more info

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At Dawn I Die

By: James Corbett

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81968


First printing in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Edges browned. The red boards are clean and bright. The dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, back is scruffy; unclipped showing 8/6. View more info

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The Idler February to July 1894

By: Jerome K Jerome & Robert Barr

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus:

Seller ID: 81921


This is a bound volume of 6 issues of "The Idler Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly" - Volume V, 1894, February to July. This volume features 2 stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle: "The Doctors of Hoyland" and "Sweethearts." Profusely illustrated. The book is tightly bound, the corners and spine ends are a little scuffed. The original green cloth is clean, the back is slightly marked; the gilt text and illustrations are bright. Edges browned and foxed. Internally the book is clean with only sporadic foxing. View more info

Knowledge Of Angels

By: Jill Paton Walsh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Green Bay Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81473


First edition in a dust jacket. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Although set in an idyllic setting - "an island somewhat like Mallorca, but not Mallorca" - Knowledge of Angels is essentially tragic in outcome. The stranger Palinor, a modern thinker from an advanced society, is cast ashore on the beach of a medieval culture where faith is all. Eventually he suffers torture and death for his rationalist beliefs in individual choice. The thoughtful Cardinal-prince who rules Grandinsula uses the wolf-girl Amara as a blank slate in an attempt to establish whether a knowledge of God is inh... View more info

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For Special Services

By: John Gardner

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81591

Condition: Near fine


First edition in a dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. 254 pages. The book is unread, and in near fine condition. Dust jacket is complete, in a protective jacket, unclipped showing £6.95. The endpapers are clean, text block is clean free of markings although the pages are beginning to brown. View more info

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Twentieth Century Crime And Mystery Writers

By: John M Reilly

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82006


First edition in a dust jacket. Provides detailed information on more than 600 English-language writers of mystery fiction. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges; unclipped showing £24. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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There's Always England

By: L Stewart Boyd

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 81286


Jonathan's is still on line First edition in a dust jacket. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Publisher's archive copy, with a stamp to this effect on the title page. A rare find, particularly with the dust jacket. The book is firmly and squarely bound in clean blue boards, lettered in black to the spine, the corners and spine ends are bumped. The text block is slightly foxed and toned, but free from inscriptions. The dust jacket is the original, it has some minor nicks and tears to the edges, with a pencil mark to the front panel and a small number to the rear pane... View more info

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Mountolive

By: Lawrence Durrell

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81898


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Top edge a little greyed. Dust jacket is complete, chipped and scuffed along the edges; unclipped showing 16s. The boards are clean, corners slightly bumped. Previous owner's inscription on the endpaper, which are clean. Text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Marshall And The Madwoman

By: Magdalen Nabb

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81915


Collins crime club first edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear; unclipped showing the original price of £9.95 together with a label showing reduced price of £5.95. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info