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Tales of Long Ago

By: A Conan Doyle

Price: £6.00

Publisher: John Murray:

Seller ID: 001388


Undated volume in "Murray's Fiction Library" series, possibly 1924-1934. Dedication on front endpaper dated 1943. Re-issue of short stories, some originally published in cheap editions. Spine and front board embossed with a tree design. Spine and corners bumped, top edges dusty and rest sunned. View more info

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It Always Rains on Sunday

By: A J La Bern

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Nicholson & Watson: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007439


Novel set in the East End of London. 236pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, boards bowed and some marking to page edges, otherwise good uninscribed copy o0f this scarce title. View more info

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The Shadow of the Sun

By: A S Byatt

Price: £4.50

Publisher: San Diego/New York/London, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Harvest Edition

Seller ID: 002748


Debut novel by the author of "Possession", telling the story of the seventeen-year-old daughter of a renowned British novelist. A Harvest Book, with a new introduction by the author. Spine uncreased, minor wear to corners with one tiny tear to the bottom back corner and light marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Ragnarok

By: A S Byatt

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Canongate: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 006599


Re-invention of Norse myths, telling the story of the end of the world. 177pp, illustrated with black and white drawings. Chapter heads in red. Yellow endpapers. Gilt lettering to spine. Edges lightly sunned, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal surface marking, otherwise near fine. View more info

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One Increasing Purpose

By: A S M Hutchinson

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1925

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 002304


Novel about three brothers, set after the First World War. Black lettering to front board and spine. Bumping and rubbing to boards, spine, edges and corners, boards generally marked and faded, page edges somewhat soiled, with red ink marks to fore edges, but internally good. View more info

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Siegfried's Murder (Penguin Epics)

By: A T Hatto (Translator)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006138


An extract from 'The Nibelungenlied', an epic story of murder and revenge written by an unknown author in the 12th century. This translation was first published in 1965. 137pp. Minimal creasing to corners, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Manon Lescaut; The Story of the Chevalier Des Grieux and Manon Lescaut

By: Abbe Prevost

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: First Thus First Printing

Seller ID: 005750


Oxford World's Classics. Translated and with an introduction and notes by Angela Scholar. Minor edgewear and imprint of handwriting to cover, otherwise very good uninscribed and uncreased copy. View more info

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Many Thing Begin for Change

By: Adaora Lily Ulasi

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007442


Second novel by the Nigerian writer. 191pp. Gilt title and author's name on red label to spine. Minor bumping and fading to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Murder on the Orient Express

By: Agatha Christie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Planet Three Publishing Network:

Seller ID: 000352


Classic Agatha Christie in excellent condition. View more info

Appointment with Death

By: Agatha Christie

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Fontana Books: 1968

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 004608


Hercule Poirot murder mystery thriller, set in Jerusalem. Slight marking and edgewear to cover and foxing to page edges and inside covers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles; Peril at End House; The ABC Murders; One, Two, Buckle My Shoe - Omnibus Edition

By: Agatha Christie

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Diamond Books: 1993

Edition: First Thus, First Printing

Seller ID: 006682


Four murder mysteries in one volume, 662pp. Some marking and sunning to edges and slightly musty, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear to edges, internal spotting and sticky remains of a label, otherwise very good. View more info

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Whistle & I'll Come To You - An Idyll

By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001643


Romantic novel set in a small American town at the end of the nineteenth century. Boards slightly bowed, small stain to bottom of front board, and some foxing to page edges, otherwise good copy with no stamps or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ also has slight foxing and some wear to edges, otherwise good. View more info

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The Day Must Dawn

By: Agnes Sligh Turnbull

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 003977


Historical novel set in 18th century Pennsylvania. 320pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, fading to spine and front board, bottom edges rough-cut, top edges dusty and dedication to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The Gnole

By: Alan Aldridge, SteveBoyett, Maxine Miller

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Mandarin: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003094


"An old English fairy tale told to a rock and roll beat", Fungle's adventures. 503pp illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Creasing to spine and cover. Page edges marked, corners turned, slight damage to cover. View more info

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Too Late the Phalarope

By: Alan Paton

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001633


Second novel by the author of "Cry, the Beloved Country", again set in South Africa. Gilt lettering to front board and spine somewhat faded. Bumping to spine and corners. Boards slightly bowed, some foxing to top edges. Inscription to front pastedown, otherwise good copy. Clipped DJ is worn to the edges, with a few small nicks, a short tear to the spine and 1/2" tear to front corner. View more info

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The Eagles of Malice (Collectors Edition)

By: Alan Scholefield

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Heron Books: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006471


Third novel by the South African author, describing the consequences of General von Trotha's brutal extermination of the Herero people of South West Africa. Undated modern edition 231pp. Gilt design to front board and spine, decorated endpapers, yellow page-marker. Slight bumping and fading to spine, some bumping to corners and sunning to fore-edges, otherwise vg copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Poor Things - Episodes from the Early Life of Archibald McCandless MD, Scottish Public Health Officer

By: Alasdair Gray

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004463


Light-hearted "up-to-date nineteenth century novel", winner of the Whitbread Novel Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize in 1992. The jacket has two alternative sets of "blurb" - one for a high-class hardback, the other for a popular paperback. 317pp illustrated with the author's black and white drawings. Double-page illustration to DJ. Silver decorative design to front board and spine. Purple endpapers. Yellow ribbon pagemarker. Slight slant to spine and ... View more info

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Damage Control

By: Alastair Macneill

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Orion: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002333


Murder mystery novel, set in Zurich. Creasing to spine and cover, some rubbing to edges and small mark to fore edge, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Crome Yellow

By: Aldous Huxley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Granada Publishing Ltd: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007232


Huxley's first full-length novel, first published in 1921. Front cover shows a painting by Mark Gertier, entitled 'The Merry Go Round'. 174pp. Minor creasing to corners and edges and cover slightly sunned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

By: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006033


Penguin Twentieth Century Classics edition. Translated by Ralph Parker. Brutal glimpse into life under Stalin in a Siberian labour camp. 142pp. Page edges sunned and minor creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info