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With the R.N.R.

By: 'Windlass' (John B Hicks)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021541

Condition: Good


251pp. Blue boards, black titling and lining, light rubbing, foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges, overall a Good copy, no dustwrapper. Signed personalised gift dedication from the author to front endpaper, dated Xmas 1917. View more info

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2011

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020641

Condition: New


Blue cloth, in slipcase. New copy, still shrink-wrapped. View more info

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The Uncommon Marriage

By: Albery, Peter

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021230

Condition: Very Good


260pp. Blue boards, light general ageing, a VG copy in (a few marks to rear panel) dustwrapper. An historical novel based on Anne Boleyn. View more info

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Scotland Yard Takes a Holiday

By: Allan, Luke

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Bristol, Arrowsmith: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015660

Condition: Very Good


288pp. Burgundy buckram, very light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in original (front panel bright, slight sunning (dulling) to spine and adjacent edge of rear panel, the same to edges of each flyleaf, not price-clipped (7/6), a few marks to rear panel) dustwrapper. A remarkably well-preserved copy. View more info

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Mona's Inheritance or (Who Hath Despised the Day of Small Things?) And Three Girls in a Boat

By: Barter Snow, Laura A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kent, Birling Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 016216

Condition: Good


277pp + 8pp adverts at rear, frontispiece. Gilt on red boards, marking to boards, spine faded, edge rubbing, prize bookplate to front pastedown, front hinge repaired, general foxing to pages and edges, contents tight. Overall a Good reading copy of a scarce title. Undated, probably circa 1910. View more info

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Jack Robinson: A Picaresque Novel

By: Beaton, George (pseudonym of Edward Fitz-Gerald Brenan)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018380

Condition: Very Good


342pp + 2pp adverts at rear. Light green cloth, red titling, slight browning to spine otherwise light wear only. 2 inscriptions to front endpaper, 1 dated Xmas 1933 plus one other, General light foxing to contents, overall a VG tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

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The Fire and the Rose: The Tale of Burnt Norton in Four Parts

By: Bennett, Victoria

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Gemini 2010: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019581

ISBN: 0954760026

Condition: Very Good


326pp. Card wraps, light wear only, a VG copy. Signed dedication from the author to title page: To Julie, Victoria Bennett. October 2010'. View more info

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Over to Bombers

By: Benney, Mark

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022876

Condition: Very Good


238pp. Orange boards, spine dulled, a few marks, top edge of pages orange, general foxing, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. A novel set in an aircraft factory during WW2. View more info

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Elephant's Work: An Enigma

By: Bentley, EC

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016913

Condition: Very Good


252pp + adverts. Red boards, general light foxing, slight bump/rub to 1 corner, overall a VG tight copy in (internally reinforced, edge chipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

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A Moorside Feud

By: Bindloss, Harold

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015632

Condition: Good


320pp. Red boards, black titling and decoration, slight fading to spine, a few marks. Label (?) removed from front endpaper resulting in small area of scuffing and small loss, light ageing to contents, a few marks to page edges. A Good tight reading copy of a scarce title. View more info

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A Little Stone: Stories By Paul Bowles

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Lehmann: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019698

Condition: Good


222pp. A collection of 12 stories. Green boards, colour fading to spine and edges, minor marks. Light ageing to contents which are clean, tight and VG. No dustwrapper. A Good copy. View more info

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Prester John

By: Buchan, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021667

Condition: Good+


376pp, frontispiece map. Dark blue decorated boards, edge rubbing to spine head/tail and occasionally to gilt design, foxing throughout mainly to edges and endpapers. Slight twist to spine. Overall a Good+ copy of the 1910 first edition. View more info

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This Turbulent Priest

By: Butler, Margaret

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016473

ISBN: 0333215397

Condition: Very Good


334pp, bibliography. Maroon flecked-cloth boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Third novel in the trilogy covering the reign of Henry II. View more info

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Vanishing Point

By: Canning, Victor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018272

ISBN: 0434107972

Condition: Very Good


202pp. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in (price-clipped, small surface loss to front flyleaf where a label(?) has been removed) dustwrapper. View more info

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Name This Child: A Story of Two (2 Volume Set)

By: Chesson, Wilfrid Hugh

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016557

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set. Vol 1: viii + 216pp. Vol 2: pp217-419. Both volumes matching lightly flecked blue cloth, gilt titling, both volumes have 3 white/gilt flower heads to front board, blind-stamped stems. Foxing to endpapers of both volumes, light foxing to contents otherwise. Volume 1 has two edge bump to fore-edge of rear board and to top edge of same, the latter has pressed slightly into the adjacent few pages. Signed dedication to front endpaper of volume 1 reads: 'C.F. Koh... View more info

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The Breaking Sword

By: Covins, Frederick

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019427

ISBN: 0094591806

Condition: Very Good


320pp. Pale blue boards, slight browning to edges, light wear only, slight foxing mainly to edges, overall a VG copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Personalised gift inscription from the author to front endpaper. A novel set in Celtic history. View more info

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The Slow Train Home

By: Cowlin, Dorothy

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016630

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Brown boards, rough cut bottom edge, light ageing to contents, very slight twist to spine, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. Extremely scarce. A novel of strong feeling and compassionate characterisation. View more info

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The Bride of Two Kings: A Forgotten Tragedy of the Portuguese Court

By: D'Auvergne, Edmund B

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018615

Condition: Good


xi + 320pp, index, appendix, 133 illustrations. Pale red boards, spine & rear part faded, a few marks, generally light wear, top edge of pages gilt, 1920 gift inscription to front pastedown, foxing mainly to edges, overall a Good tight copy without dustwrapper. A novel based around historical events. View more info

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Romances; Consisting of a Persian, a Roman and an Arcadian, Romance

By: D'Israeli, I

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1807

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019695

Condition: Good


xvi + 267pp + v adverts at rear. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Half-leather binding, marbled endpapers and page edges, 5 raised bands, gilt motifs and decoration in each partition, date to spine base, gilt on black title label. General edge rubbing to boards, some spotting to edges and outer pages, including frontispiece, a few marks. Overall a Good tight copy of this, the third edition, revised. View more info

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That Watery Glass

By: Dearnley, Moira

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Carmarthenshire, Christopher Davies: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017132

ISBN: 0715400770

Condition: Very Good


210pp. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in (slightly browned) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Christmas Books: With the Original Illustrations By John Leech, Daniel MacLise, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield, Edwin Landseer, John Tenniel, Frank Stone.

Christmas Books: With the Original Illustrations By John Leech, Daniel MacLise, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield, Edwin Landseer, John Tenniel, Frank Stone.

By: Dickens, Charles (Introduction By Robert Douglas-Fairhurst)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019599

Condition: Fine


xxiii + 482pp, illustrated. Quarter-bound in maroon buckram over brown boards, a Fine copy in slipcase. This is the second printing of this edition, reissued in a new binding in 2011. View more info

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The She-Wolf of France

By: Druon, Maurice (Translated from the French By Humphrey Hare)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1960

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021532

Condition: Very Good


335pp. Maroon boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (small rubs) dustwrapper. View more info

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Treason in November

By: Dymoke, Juliet

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022690

Condition: Very Good


255pp. Maroon boards, bump to spine base, general light foxing, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with losses, not price-clipped) dustwrapper, designed by Biro. A novel set in the London of James I. View more info

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The Name of the Rose

By: Eco, Umberto / Translated from the Italian By William Weaver

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022849

Condition: Very Good


v + 499pp, plan, 8 illustrations. Red cloth boards, gilt decoration, very slight dulling to spine, a VG copy in a black slipcase (minor corner bumps). View more info

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Styrbiorn the Strong

By: Eddison, ER

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022151

Condition: Good+


284pp. Black boards, gilt motif to front board, titling to spine; spine slightly dulled, a few marks, fore- and bottom page edges rough cut, neat dated gift details to front endpaper, general ageing, overall a Good+ copy without dustwrapper. View more info

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Mistress of Mistresses: A Vision of Zimiamvia

By: Eddison, ER

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022152

Condition: Good+


vii + 464pp, maps. Blue cloth boards, spine dulled, a few marks to rear board; Foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, top edge lightly coloured red, bottom edge uncut, overall a Good+ copy. View more info

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The Doctor Has Three Faces: A Novel

By: Elgin, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016686

Condition: Very Good


285pp. Blue boards, slight twist to spine, light ageing to contents, a VG clean copy in dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

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Summer of the Danes. The Eighteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael

By: Ellis Peters

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020762

ISBN: 0747203334

Condition: Good+


280pp, illustrated endpapers. Black boards, slight browning to contents, edge nick to 1 page, crease to corner tip to 1 page, overall a Good+ copy in like (spine faded, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Signed Ellis Peters bookplate tipped in to page prior to first chapter. View more info

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The Man from New York: A Novel

By: Emanuelli, Enrico (Translated By WJ Strachan)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1962

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 016383

Condition: Good+


192pp. Blue boards, light foxing mainly to endpapers, minor marks to front endpapers, overall a Good+ copy in similar dustwrapper (edge chipped with minor loss, now in removeable protective sleeve). View more info

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The Dog Tags

By: Gale, Elizabeth Buckler

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Salway Ash, Time & Tide: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018391

ISBN: 0950871729

Condition: Very Good


210pp, bibliography, 10pp photographs at rear, some in colour, black and white photograph to dedication page. Softback, light reading creases to covers, a VG clean tight copy. A wartime novel based around the US troops stationed in Dorset prior to the Battle of Normandy in WW2. Scarce. View more info

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Two Spies

By: George, Wing-Commander SC

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020474

Condition: Good+


256pp, colour frontispiece. Red boards, very slight spine fading, minor marks, light foxing to edges, some foxing to contents, mainly to endpapers, owner's details to front pastedown. Overall a Good+ copy in a similar (edge chips, a few marks not price-clipped) dustwrapper. An exciting story of espionage and sabotage, plot and counter-plot. View more info

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Ticky

By: Gibbons, Stella

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016591

Condition: Very Good


208pp. Blue boards, war economy standard publication, second reprint (first edition 1943), light ageing only, production crease to final page, overall a VG clean tight copy in Good (edge chipped with small losses, not price clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

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Death Under a Tuscan Sun (Michele Ferrara) (Signed Copy)

By: Giuttari, Michele (Translated By Isabelle Kaufeler)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019655

ISBN: 1408706008

Condition: Very Good


406pp. Mauve boards, a near Fine copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page. 1st impression of the first edition. View more info

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True Soldier Gentleman

By: Goldsworthy, Adrian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016827

ISBN: 0297860356

Condition: Very Good


377pp, maps. Black boards, minor (production) marks to fore-edge of boards, very slight spine twist otherwise a Fine copy in Fine dustwrapper. View more info

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Caught: A Novel

By: Green, Henry

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022419

Condition: Good


196pp. Red cloth boards, slight spine fading, a few edge rubs, some foxing mainly to edges and endpapers, overall a Good copy in a VG facsimile dustwrapper, designed by Leonard Rosoman. A novel concerned with the first year of the war, up to and including the start of the Blitz, based in a sub-station of the London Fire Force. View more info

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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019582

ISBN: 1425182259

Condition: Very Good


236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page. The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019583

ISBN: 1425182259

Condition: Very Good


236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page. The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019584

ISBN: 1425182259

Condition: Very Good


236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page. The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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Paradise Mistaken (Book One of the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019585

ISBN: 1412096030

Condition: Very Good


285pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift inscription from the author to title page. The first book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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A Body Politic (The Second Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019586

ISBN: 1425138772

Condition: Very Good


236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Signed by the author on the title page: 'Best Wishes, Tony Grey'. The second book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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Journey to Shiloh

By: Henry, Will

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Company: 1963

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 019537

Condition: Very Good


224pp. Yellow boards, light foxing mainly to edges, a VG clean tight copy in a Good (edge loss mainly to top edge of rear, small internal repair to base, colour fading to spine, not price-clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. A novel of the American Civil War. View more info

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Attack the Lusitania!

By: Hitchcock, Raymond

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016612

ISBN: 0718117956

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Gilt on blue boards, very slight twist to spine otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed and dated by the author on front endpaper. View more info

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There's a Girl in My Soup : A Novel By Raymond Hitchcock Based on the Screenplay By Terence Frisby

By: Hitchcock, Raymond

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, WH Allen: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016652

ISBN: 0491001266

Condition: Very Good


131pp. Gilt on blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in a Good (crease/edge tear to front, crease to front flyleaf, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed by author on front pastedown, with a gift inscription from him to front endpaper. View more info

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The Gilt-Edged Boy: A Novel

By: Hitchcock, Raymond

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, WH Allen: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016739

ISBN: 0491000367

Condition: Very Good


160pp. Red boards, a VG clean tight copy in (minor edge rubs) dustwrapper. . View more info

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The Eclectic Library: The Queens of Kungahalla

By: Lagerlof, Selma (Translated By C Field)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, T Werner Laurie Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: R22579

Condition: Very Good


192pp, maroon boards, blind stamped decoration to front board, top edge of pages dyed red; twist to spine, neat Xmas dedication to front endpaper otherwise VG clean tight copy. Protected dustwrapper spine browned (sunned), some rubbing, price-clipped, very presentable. Scarce. View more info

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A Flag in the City

By: Landon, Christopher

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017256

Condition: Very Good


237pp, map. Pink boards, light wear only, booksellers label and owner's signature to front endpaper, crayoned prices to front endpaper, slight foxing mainly to page edges and endpapers, overall a VG tight copy in (slightly browned, edge chipped with small loss, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

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Seven Other Years

By: Laski, Audrey

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: R23730

Condition: Very Good


234pp, gilt on red boards. Gift inscription to front pastedown from 'Audrey' and dated 1967, probably therefore from the author. Light ageing to pages, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

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Smiley's People

By: Le Carre, John

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2010

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022824

Condition: Very Good


vii + 366pp, 9 illustrations. Illustrated buckram boards, a VG copy in (slight fading to fore-edges) slipcase. The text follows that of the first edition with minor emendations. View more info

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

By: Le Carre, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2009

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022825

Condition: Very Good


vii + 339pp, 9 illustrations. Illustrated buckram boards, a VG copy in a like (slight fading to fore-edges) slipcase. The text follows that of the first edition with minor emendations. View more info

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The Last Harvest

By: Lewis, Min

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 022226

ISBN: 0863325270

Condition: Very Good


92pp, illustrated. Blue boards, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from both the author and the illustrator to title page. View more info