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The Bridgetown maid

By: Abbey, Margaret

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40527

ISBN: 0709149182

Condition: 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 View more info

Magnificent Samurai

By: Abelard, Max

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Paul H. Crompton Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59704

Condition: 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 View more info

The broken bowl and other tales: selected stories from China's national minorities. Supplement to China Reconstructs August 1959

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: China, China Reconstructs: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53906

Condition: Good


Small format, clean staple bound paperback original, no inscriptions. 40 pages, 5 illustrations in the text by Chang Kuang-yu. View more info

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King's Champion

By: Ballen, Christian

Price: £7.50

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 43957

ISBN: 0434074861

Condition: 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 View more info

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Gerfalcon

By: Barringer, Leslie

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Tom Stacey: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 62622

ISBN: 085468347X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, has a small splash mark to the bottom edge, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 310 pages View more info

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Mozart's sister

By: Bauld, Alison

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Alcina Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45312

ISBN: 0955071305

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, minor rubbing to corners, appears little used. vi + 216 pages, chronology View more info

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Our horses in Egypt

By: Belben, Rosalind

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2007

Edition: Reprint; Third Printing

Seller ID: 48266

ISBN: 070117594X

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. 310 pages, 2 maps, sources View more info

The handsome Langleys

By: Bell, Neil

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 47093

Condition: 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 View more info

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Wintercombe

By: Belle, Pamela

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18943

ISBN: 0370312503

Condition: 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 View more info

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The lodestar

By: Belle, Pamela

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26666

ISBN: 0370310330

Condition: 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 View more info

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Rogues and Players

By: Bentley, Pauline

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26107

ISBN: 0747205639

Condition: 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 View more info

Gold pieces

By: Bentley, Phyllis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 53156

ISBN: 035602377X

Condition: 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 View more info

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The tentmaker

By: Berstl, Julius

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1951

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 39327

Condition: 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 View more info

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Lancer's Lady

By: Black, Edwina

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22182

ISBN: 0709005903

Condition: 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 View more info

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The terror of Constantinople

By: Blake, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 46791

ISBN: 0340951141

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Decameron: Volumes 1 and 2. Everyman's Library nos 845 and 846 (2 books)

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: £7.00

Publisher: J. M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57732

Condition: 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 View more info

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Down the long wind

By: Bradshaw, Gillian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1988

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 34326

ISBN: 041317610X

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 842 page trilogy of 'Hawk of May', 'Kingdom of summer' & 'In winter's shadow' View more info

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Rappel 1910

By: Brahms, Caryl & Ned Sherrin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 25922

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket View more info

No bed for Bacon

By: Brahms, Caryl & Simon, S. J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1948

Edition: Ist Edition thus

Seller ID: 54027

Condition: Poor


Tatty paperback, spine creased and split, card covers creased at corners, pages age tanned, no inscriptions. 256 pages. No.671 in the orange Penguins View more info

Rats' castle

By: Bridges, Roy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co: 1924

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 24310

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in red cloth with gilt titles and decoration, spine dulled, cloth is rubbed at corners, hinges cracked but holding well, no inscriptions View more info