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The walker-through-walls: and other stories

By: Ayme, Marcel

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd: 1972

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 63349

ISBN: 0370014707

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. 288 pages, introduction by Norman Denny View more info

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The Holiday

By: Bellamy, Guy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22109

ISBN: 0671718991

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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

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The Postmaster General

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Arrowsmith: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37237

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps and has had the front endpaper removed, but text is clean and complete, in a very worn publishers binding - spine has been reglued. 286 pages, 30 illustrations by G. K. Chesterton View more info

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Mapp and Lucia

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 46472

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is slightly faded at the spine. Appears little used. TV tie-in edition, with Geraldine McEwan & Prunella Scales on the cover. xii + 316 pages, foreword by Micheal Mac Liammoir View more info

Image for Boon, the mind of the race, the wild asses of the devil, and the last trump: being a first selection from the literary remains of George Boon, appropriate to the times

Boon, the mind of the race, the wild asses of the devil, and the last trump: being a first selection from the literary remains of George Boon, appropriate to the times

By: Bliss, Reginald (H. G. Wells)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1920

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 63225

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth is rubbed at corners, page edges a little browned, non-authorial gift inscription on front endpaper otherwise internally unmarked. 320 pages, a few illustrations in the text View more info

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The great Mortdecai moustache mystery

By: Bonfiglioli, Kyril

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Black Spring: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 54378

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears to be unread. 174 pages. The posthumous 4th part of the Mortdecai 'trilogy', completed by Craig Brown View more info

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No castanets

By: Brahms, Caryl

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36088

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps & has had matching replacement endpapers, but otherwise pretty decent, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped at the corners View more info

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Casino for sale

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

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1952

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33240

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, minor browning to page edges, in a bright unclipped dustjacket View more info

Image for Kai Lung unrolls his mat

Kai Lung unrolls his mat

By: Bramah, Ernest

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Richards Press: 1942

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 62967

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped at the spine ends, but with only minor loss. viii + 344 pages View more info

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There's one born every minute

By: Brindley, Louise

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33980

ISBN: 0584311540

Condition: Fair in Very Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps & has had the front endpaper excised, pages are age-toned, but otherwise acceptable, in a bright unclipped dustjacket View more info

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Horse lovers

By: Brooke, Geoffrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48043

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth is rippled and worn at spine ends and corners, fontpastedown torn where a label has been removed, no inscriptions. viii + 358 pages, illustrations in the text by Snaffles, foldout map at rear in very good condition View more info

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Cricket in Heaven

By: Bullett, Gerald

Price: £7.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33249

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, neat name/place on front pastedown, no other marks or inscriptions View more info

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Unnatural hazards

By: Butler, Joan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19373

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in publisher's green cloth binding which is rubbed at the edges, endpapers have been neatly replaced at some stage. Undated but not the 1931 first edition - based on list of 5 other titles I'd guess this is a second printing from about 1934 View more info

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Paper money

By: Butler, Joan

Price: £5.63

Publisher: Stanley Paul: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29593

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Book has light foxing at the closed page edges, but is o/w unmarked, in a bright unclipped dustjacket with chipping to the corners, has been internally strengthened with archival tape and looks very presentable in a new melinex wrap. View more info

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Ready cash

By: Butler, Joan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 60618

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with dulled gilt titles, ex Boots Library, but only minor label residue to front cover & rear pastedown, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 200 pages View more info

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The rivet in grandfather's neck: a comedy of limitations

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1924

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63052

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with dark green titles, fore edge rough cut, cloth worn at corners, contents a little fox-spotted, initials/place/date on front endpaper else no inscriptions. [xvi] + 368 pages, author's preface View more info

Image for The cream of the jest: a comedy of evasions

The cream of the jest: a comedy of evasions

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Robert M. Mcbride & Company: 1920

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 63053

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, fore edge untrimmed, cloth has only minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. [xvi] + 280 pages View more info

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The Harpole report

By: Carr, J. L

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Secker and Warburg: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63328

ISBN: 0436086107

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page, but has no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a short (less than ½") closed edge tear, but no loss. Appears little used. viii + 164 pages View more info

Sucking sherbet lemons

By: Carson, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51692

ISBN: 0575041552

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is slightly faded at the spine. Appears little used. 220 pages View more info

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Mascarade

By: Chevallier, Gabriel

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg: 1950

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39898

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex Boots` library with the usual shield on the front cover, binding is pulled at the head of the spine and titles are dulled but internally clean and complete. Four short stories, by the author of 'Clochemerle', translated from the French by Jocelyn Godefroi View more info