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Toward the morning

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6821

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


An unmarked book in a bright unclipped dustjacket, which has a couple of very short closed edge tears and a small chip at the head of the spine. 430 pages, colour frontispiece. Historical novel about Scottish settlers in America. View more info

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A ring has no end

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company Ltd.: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 47434

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with a little foxing on the endpapers and page edges, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a water stain at the bottom edge. 410 pages View more info

Pilling aways pays

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Collins: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55344

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 448 pages View more info

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Adam Brunskill

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Collins: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61585

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with remains of a name on front pastedown, mostly under foldover, page edges foxed in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped at the edges and has some repaired closed tears at rear foldover. 574 pages, map endpapers View more info

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Embers

By: Baker, Frank

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Andrew Dakers Limited: 1947

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 63309

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book, page edges lightly foxed, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed and worn at the edges, minor loss at spine ends and on foldovers, remains of label & tape on back cover. 232 pages View more info

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The fault undone

By: Barratt, Kathleen

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41070

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book, front board marked, corners rubbed and a bump to fore edge of back board, end papers and page edges foxed, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is worn, has repaired tears and loss at both edges. 256 pages View more info

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Ted's here

By: Blumberg, Myrna

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Panther: 1969

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 16498

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but appears little used, no inscriptions. View more info

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Kenny

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60427

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is a little chipped at the corners. Contains three short novels - the other two are 'Retread' and 'The end of the road'. 170 pages View more info

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Servants and their masters

By: Buckley, Fergus Reid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1975

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21858

ISBN: 0340187018

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor wear at the corners, no tears or loss. xii + 608 pages, genealogical tables. Heavy book View more info

There was a time

By: Caldwell, Taylor

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Collins: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55324

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is chipped and creased at the edges and has closed repaired tears at the bottom edge and top of spine. 512 pages View more info

The hunt

By: Carrier, Warren

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A, A New Directions Book: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52676

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in buff cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners & spine ends, spine tanned, number stamped on front endpapers but no other inscriptions. 208 pages View more info

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Pictures in the fire

By: Collier, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63098

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a priceclipped dustjacket, a little dulled at the spine. Appears little used. 190 pages. 23 short stories View more info

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Fancies and goodnights

By: Collier, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Doubleday & Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63296

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback book, tightly bound in black cloth with pink titles, has an inscription on the front endpaper, pages a little age-toned, but generally appears little used. [xii] + 364 pages. 50 quirky short stories View more info

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A giant's strength

By: Comfort, Alex

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21120

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with a neat name on the front endpaper, but no other marks, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor edgewear View more info

William's television show, with William and the pop singers [2 books]

By: Crompton, Richmal

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Armada Books: 1975

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 55197

Condition: Very Good


Pair of very clean, tightly bound paperbacks, pages have the usual age-toning, otherwise both appear little used, no inscriptions. 160 pages per volume, text illustrations by Henry Ford View more info

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The garden of heaven

By: Dane, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Mayflower Books Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 63559

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback, card covers chipped, spine and corners creased, no inscriptions. 222 pages View more info

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Love on a trampoline

By: Darrich, Sybah

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Olympia Press: 1971

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 22808

ISBN: 0700410201

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine faded, card covers rubbed at corners, but appears little used, no inscriptions. Erotic fiction, written by Diane di Prima under a pseudonym View more info

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World of wonders

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37047

ISBN: 049102200X

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Tightly bound book with no inscriptions, front endpaper has been clipped at top corner, pages age tanned and top edges foxed. In an unclipped dustjacket which is also age tanned and has creases to both edges. 358 pages. The third book in the Deptford trilogy View more info

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The scent of apples

By: Davis, Olivia

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Houghton Mifflin: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35483

ISBN: 0395140099

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed and dedicated by the author on the title page ('To J. B. Priestley, with admiration, Olivia Davis 1972'), but has no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used View more info

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The huntsman in his career

By: de Mauny, Erik

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Lindsay Drummond: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46414

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 264 pages View more info