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Fiction:Historical

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The Bridgetown maid, Abbey, Margaret
1 Abbey, Margaret The Bridgetown maid
Robert Hale 1975 0709149182 / 9780709149187 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with a gift inscription which is signed & dated by the author (using her pen name and real name) on the front endpaper, and is also signed (as Margaret Abbey) on the title page, but has no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the corners. 202 page historical romance, set in Somerset just after the battle of Sedgemoor 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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2 Abelard, Max Magnificent Samurai
Paul H. Crompton Ltd 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rippled at the back cover, creased and chipped at the edges, small water stin at front foldover with a short closed repaired tear at bottom of spine. 118 pages, illustrations in the text 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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3 Anon The broken bowl and other tales: selected stories from China's national minorities. Supplement to China Reconstructs August 1959
China China Reconstructs 1959 First Edition Softcover Good 
Small format, clean staple bound paperback original, no inscriptions. 40 pages, 5 illustrations in the text by Chang Kuang-yu. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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4 Armstrong, Thomas King cotton
Collins 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Clean & tightly bound hardback book, with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is creased and chipped at the edges, short closed tears at the spine and foldovers, minor loss at spine ends and foldovers. 928 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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King's Champion, Ballen, Christian
5 Ballen, Christian King's Champion
William Heinemann Ltd 1989 0434074861 / 9780434074860 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, has the usual age-toning to the pages, in a priceclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. Well researched historical novel, set in 12th century England 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Mozart's sister, Bauld, Alison
6 Bauld, Alison Mozart's sister
Alcina Press 2005 0955071305 / 9780955071300 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, minor rubbing to corners, appears little used. vi + 216 pages, chronology 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Our horses in Egypt, Belben, Rosalind
7 Belben, Rosalind Our horses in Egypt
Chatto & Windus 2007 070117594X / 9780701175948 Reprint; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 310 pages, 2 maps, sources 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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8 Bell, Neil The handsome Langleys
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1945 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean, tightly bound hardback book with a neat name/date on the front endpaper, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a priceclipped dustjacket which is a little faded at the spine and lightly chipped at the corners 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The lodestar, Belle, Pamela
9 Belle, Pamela The lodestar
Bodley Head 1987 0370310330 / 9780370310336 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used, pages are age-toned, as is usual. Heavy book 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Wintercombe, Belle, Pamela
10 Belle, Pamela Wintercombe
Bodley Head 1988 0370312503 / 9780370312507 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fair in Good dust jacket 
Good copy, ex library with a stamp on the title page and has had replacement matching endpapers, but otherwise fairly clean and securely bound in the publishers green cloth binding, complete with a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the corners. Her fifth novel, and the second in the 'Wintercombe' quartet, uncommon 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Don Pedro's captain, Bennetts, Pamela
11 Bennetts, Pamela Don Pedro's captain
Robert Hale 1978 0709161808 / 9780709161806 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Name/address on front endpaper, o/w a very clean and tightly bound hardback which appears little used, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a " closed tear at the top edge and is a little rubbed & creased at the corners 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Rogues and Players, Bentley, Pauline
12 Bentley, Pauline Rogues and Players
Headline Book Publishing 1992 0747205639 / 9780747205630 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which has a few short edge tears and is faded at the spine. 288 page novel of the Elizabethan underworld 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Gold pieces, Bentley, Phyllis
13 Bentley, Phyllis Gold pieces
Macdonald 1968 035602377X / 9780356023779 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 158 pages, illustrations by William Stobbs 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Death on the Appian Way, Benton, Kenneth
14 Benton, Kenneth Death on the Appian Way
Chatto & Windus 1974 0701120126 / 9780701120122 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket which has minor edge wear. 224 pages, map, notes, glossary 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The tentmaker, Berstl, Julius
15 Berstl, Julius The tentmaker
Hodder & Stoughton 1951 First British Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a strip up to 1" deep torn from the top edge of the rear panel. 320 page novel about St. Paul, rather disconcertingly referred to as 'Shaul' throughout 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Lancer's Lady, Black, Edwina
16 Black, Edwina Lancer's Lady
Robert Hale Ltd 1982 0709005903 / 9780709005902 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is a little browned at the foldovers 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The terror of Constantinople, Blake, Richard
17 Blake, Richard The terror of Constantinople
Hodder & Stoughton 2009 0340951141 / 9780340951149 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears to be unread. The second book in the 'Aelric' sequence 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The Decameron: Volumes 1 and 2. Everyman's Library nos 845 and 846, Boccaccio, Giovanni
18 Boccaccio, Giovanni The Decameron: Volumes 1 and 2. Everyman's Library nos 845 and 846
J. M Dent & Sons Ltd 1953 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
2 very clean, tightly bound books red cloth, with no inscriptions, in unclipped dustjackets which are chipped at the edges and tanned at the spine. xxii + 294 and ix + 350 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Decameron: Volumes 1 and 2. Everyman's Library nos 845 and 846 (2 books), Boccaccio, Giovanni
19 Boccaccio, Giovanni The Decameron: Volumes 1 and 2. Everyman's Library nos 845 and 846 (2 books)
J. M Dent & Sons Ltd 1955 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
2 clean, tightly bound books, with no inscriptions, in unclipped dustjackets which are tanned at the spine, chipped at the edges and have loss at foldovers and spine. xxii + 294 and ix + 350 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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I will maintain, Bowen, Marjorie
20 Bowen, Marjorie I will maintain
Penguin 1943 First Paperback Edition; First Printing Paperback Good 
A clean, tightly bound paperback, card covers tanned, rubbed and detached from spine by approx 1 cm at top and bottom, neat name and date on inside of front covers. A first printing in the orange Penguin series no 323 (1943) 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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