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This Above All.

By: ADCOCK, Almey St John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd, 1924.:

Seller ID: 39000

1st edition. By the author of "The Man Who Lived Alone". Pp.319, front free endpaper absent, browning to title page, pencil gift message to inside front board, final page has a 2" tear exposing hinge webbing to lower inner spine. Red cloth with black title to front and spine. A scarce title. Good. View more info

A Captive in the Land.

By: ALDRIDGE, James.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962.:

Seller ID: 12788

1st ed. Fiction. A tense novel, it offers an authentic, vivid and above all unbiased picture of Russia. Pp. 376, spotting to fep. and closed page edges not affecting text. Dark red mottled cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w (jacket designed by P. Youngman Carter). G+/G+. View more info

Retrato En Sepia. (Portrait in Sepia).(Signed).

By: ALLENDE, Isabel.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Madrid: Areté, 2001. 8401341558:

Seller ID: 37708

ISBN: 8401341558

12th edition. Spanish edition. A sequel to Allende's 'Daughter of Fortune' as it follows Eliza Sommers' grand-daughter - Aurora del Valle...War and history are important in this novel; Allende has confided she always does thorough historical research for her novels for accuracy. Also, she describes the ultra conservative characteristics of Chilean society at that time".(Wiki). Pp.345, inscribed by the author to half-title page. Black cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Dustwrapper has removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

The Scarlet Goose.


Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970.:

Seller ID: 10627

1st ed. Fiction. Captures the dramatic conflict of a break with tradition in this story of a young Renaissance artist. Pp. 306/1Biography. Scarlet cloth, illustrated d/w, slight rubbing to edges and cover. VG/G. View more info

Abra of Poictiers: A Story of the Days of S.Hilary.

By: AMES, M.E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet & Co., 1900. 0:

Seller ID: 34223

1st edition. Historical fiction account of the life of the fourth century bishop and Early Church Father, St.Hilary. Pp.x/189, endpapers browned. Green cloth, publishers 'file copy' label to front, spine slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

Collected Short Stories.

By: AMIS, Kingsley.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1980.:

Seller ID: 22926

1st ed. "Kingsley Amis's 'Collected Short Stories' contains almost everything that he has published in that genre." Pp. 303, owner's name to fep. Yellow cloth, d/w has sunning to spine and lower front wrap. G+/G+. View more info

In the Grip of the Mormons.


Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Henry Hardingham, nd.:

Seller ID: 40347

Anti-Mormon novel. Probably a later version of "Mormonism Unveiled" by Orvilla S.Belisle. 18cms x -11cms. Pp.151/2(ads for other publications), front endpaper absent(?), owner's embossed address to half-title page, toning to endpapers, front hinge cracked to expose webbing but holding. Red cloth, edges of spine and boards rubbed. Scarce. Good. View more info

Effie's Friends; Or Chronicles of Woods and Shore.


Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet, 1875.:

Seller ID: 33315

Victorian children's short stories written anonomously by Lady Augusta Noel ,wife of Ernest Noel and daughter of General George Thomas Keppel. Stories include: The Swallow's Story; The Peacock's Story; The Sparrow's Story; and The Seagull's Story. Pp.192, head and tailpiece illustrations by W.Harry Rogers, some spotting to closed page edges not affecting pages internally. Maroon bevelled cloth with gilt decorated title to front and spine, slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

Miss Toosey's Mission.

By: ANON. [Evelyn Whitaker].

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd, nd.(c.1900s). 0:

Seller ID: 38937

By the author of "Laddie", "Tip-Cat", "Our Little Ann", "Pen", "Dear". Pp.92, line drawing frontispiece by Edith Ellison, browning to endpapers and spotting to closed page edges. Dark blue/green cloth with 'art nouveau' blind-stamped and gilt decorated title to front and spine, edges rubbed. G+. ** Evelyn Whitaker (1844 - 1929) was an English novelist. Whitaker was born in Herne Bay, Kent and died in Hammersmith, London at the age of 84. She remained a spinster all her life often living with one or more of her sisters. All her works were published anonymously and the identity of the author o... View more info

The Episode Guide to the Galaxy.

By: ANON.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Future Publishing, 1996.:

Seller ID: 21205

"Fact-packed episode guides to: Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, Space: 1999". P/b with illustrated cover; crease to rear cover. G+. View more info

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The Story of Hassan (Hassan Ali Shah): A Novel of India written by Himself and Englished by John Anthony.

By: ANTHONY, John. (Englished by).

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London: Nisbet & Co.Ltd, 1928. 0:

Seller ID: 40414

First edition. "There is something very piquant about Hassan's account of the English in India and of their quaint ideas of order and practice, the absurdity and extravagance of which are a continued surprise to him when contrasted with the eminently sane and reasonable native practices in such matters as bribery, perjury and the proper chastisement of a wife. This entertaining autobiography is interspersed with characteristic anecdotes told by an Indian story-teller." Pp.279. Green cloth, dustwrapper (illustrated by H.E.Watson) is slightly rubbed with small tear to lower rear edge and now in... View more info

Total Recall.

By: ANTHONY, Piers.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.,1989. 0688052096:

Seller ID: 28209

ISBN: 0688052096

1st ed. Based on Philip K.Dick's short story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" this is the novelisation of the 1990 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Pp.246, red endpapers. Grey cloth spine with lighter grey boards, illustrated d/w designed by Teresa Bonner has minor edge wear and has clear protective wrap. VG/G+. View more info

Badenheim 1939. (Translated by Dalya Bilu.)

By: APPELFELD, Aharon.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1981.:

Seller ID: 19027

1st British ed. "A spellbinder, very different from any other Holocaust novel, and all the more harrowing because of its poetic simplicity." Pp. 148/1Biography, frontis. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w rubbed at front edge. VG/G+. View more info

Farewell to the Sea. A Novel of Cuba. (Translated by Andrew Hurley).

By: ARENAS, Reinaldo.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York: Viking Penguin Inc., 1986.:

Seller ID: 21565

1st English ed. "Rich in hallucination, myth, and fantasy, 'Farewell to the Sea' is a brilliant apocalyptic vision of today's Cuba, by a writer whom Octavio Paz calls 'remarkable'." Pp. 413. Pale green boards with black cloth spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Hezekiah and Hell's Belle.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Robert Hale, 1992.:

Seller ID: 10604

1st ed. A Black Horse Western. Fiction. Cattle rustling. Pp. 156. Illustd. laminated boards. VG. View more info

Wisdom Hunter.

By: ARTHUR, Randall.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oregon: Questar Publishers, Inc., 1991.:

Seller ID: 29430

3rd Printing. Fiction. "Wisdom Hunter is a uniquely compelling novel of captivating characters, fast-paced action - and a life-changing message." Pp. 318. P/b. VG. View more info

Classical Whodunnits: Murder and Mystery from Ancient Greece and Rome.

By: ASHLEY, Mike. (editor).:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: Past Times, 1996.:

Seller ID: 31046

"...twenty-two writers take up their pens to give and enthralling picture of classical crime." Contributors include: Lindsey Davis; Keith Helleg; Edward D.Hoch; Phyllis Ann Karr; Theodore Mathieson; Amy Myers; Wallace Nichols; Anthony Price; Steven Saylor; Darrell Schweitzer; Brian Stableford; Keith Taylor and many more. Pp.10/374. Pbk, creasing to spine. G+. View more info

Morning Star. Or The Vampires of Summer.

By: ATKINS, Peter.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: HarperCollins, 1992.:

Seller ID: 10628

1st ed. Fiction. "Witty, gruesome, swift, unpredictable and ultimately awe-inspiring". Pp. 238. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. F/F. View more info

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The Manipulators.


Price: £6.00

Publisher: Brighton: Angus & Robertson, 1978. 0207958130:

Seller ID: 10629

ISBN: 0207958130

1st Angus & Robertson ed. Fiction. "A compelling revelation of international power play, where, in a new kind of war, the world's resources of food, oil and minerals are the weapons and unimaginable wealth the prize". Pp. 198, slight toning to pages. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w, slight rubbing to edges. G/G+. View more info

Alias Grace.

By: ATWOOD, Margaret.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Ontario: McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1996.:

Seller ID: 29813

1st ed. "In her astonishing new novel, Margaret Atwood has reclaimed a mysterious and disturbing story of the past century in Canada and has woven it into an intricate narrative that brilliantly evokes time and place." Pp. 470. Beige cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. F/VG. View more info