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Mild and Bitter

By: A P Herbert SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005810


First edition of this book INSCRIBED by A P HERBERT on title page To Douglas V*** with apologies for page 72 from Alan Herbert October 1936 I cannot decipher the surname of recipient. 275 pages with very light browning to edges of pages and endpapers. Outer boards are a little dusty, a nice sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Farm Dog

By: A R Lloyd SIGNED

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1986

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007221


First edition of this book by A R Llloyd, inscribed to Claire and signed with small message by A R Lloyd on title page. 188 pages in very bright clean condition, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped but with previos owners address sticker on front inside flap, small water stain to top inside front of wrapper does not show on outside. A very nice example of this book especially with signature SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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When We Were Very Young

By: A. A. Milne

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co Ltd: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005822


Sixteenth edition of this collectable book by A. A. Milne with splendid drawings by Ernest H Shepard. 100 pages in overall bright clean condition just a few light occasional marks and slight browning to first and last two pages. Light rubbing to edges of boards, gold embossed initials D J B on front, dustwrapper is marked with a few tears and some losses to edges, now in clear non adhesive, protective cover. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IM... View more info

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Now We Are Six

By: A.A. Milne

Price: £39.95

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co Ltd: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007999


Second edition,of this book of verse from the author of Winnie the Pooh, 103 pages in overall clean condition just the very occasional small mark,half title page and last page are browned,top outer edges of pages are gilt.Many B/w illustrations by Ernest Shepard, all present as called for. NO dustwrapper, outer gold decorated boards boards are bright and clean with some light wear to corners and top and bottom of spine, colour of spine is slightly faded, small bump to t... View more info

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Form Line of Battle

By: Alexander Kent SIGNED

Price: £120.00

Publisher: New York, G P Putnam's Sons: 1969

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006699


First American edition of this naval novel in the Richard Bolitho series. 320 pages in bright clean condition just usual very slight light browning to outer edges of pages due to quality of paper used. INSCRIBED by ALEXANDER KENT on half title page With my best wishes Douglas Reeman Alexander Kent 1969. Dustwrapper is very slightly brownedwith a couple of very tiny tears to edges, very small V shape loss to top rear and a little wear to top of spine, not price clipped, ... View more info

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Burst Tyres

By: Alfred Edgar

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton Ltd:

Seller ID: 006913


Juvenile fictional adventure story from the Ace series of books, 223 pages in overall clean condition just some light browning to endpapers and occasional foxing spots to a few pages and outer edges of pages, Four full page B/w illustrations,all present as listed. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marksand slight fade to spine, small split to front outer hinge of the spine. Not dated published in 1930s, a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMA... View more info

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P A to Murder

By: Alfred Tack SIGNED

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Long: 1966

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006212


First edition of this book, 185 pages in clean condition just some light foxing to outer edges of pages. INSCRIBED by ALFRED TACK on front endpaper To my colleague that great public speaker Joe White from Arthur Tack 21/2/66. Dustwrapper is alittle rubbed on edges and some light marking, not price clipped. A nice sound book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Savage

By: Almond, David SIGNED

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005677


First edition of this book INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper To Aoife best wishes David Almond. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean 79 pages with splendid colour illustrations by Dave McKean. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Octagon Magic

By: Andre Norton

Price: £78.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005276


First UK edition of this magical story for younger readers, 160 pages in very bright, clean condition. Dustwrapper is bright with slight wear to top edge, attractive illustration by Faith Jacques, not price clipped. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Thin Spun Life

By: Anne Hocking

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, John Long Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005526


Very nice copy of this crime novel, 203 pages in bright clean condition just light foxing spots to outer edges which show very slightly on extreme edges inside. W H Smith ex library label on inside front board no other marks inside or outside of book. Dustwrapper is bright with the lightest of rubbing to edges. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Case Against Andrew Fane

By: Anthony Gilbert

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, W Collins Sons and Co Ltd for the Crime Club Ltd: 1931

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 004392


First edition of this crime novel by Anthony Gilbert, 252 pages plus 4 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just a few light brown spots to outer edges of pages and on the occassional page very light indeed. Neat ink name of former owner on front endpaper. Outer boards a little rubbed and worn on one corner, lettering and background of spine faded. Though not perfect a sound copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Wind in the Wood

By: B B D Watkins Pitchford

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005204


Beautifully illustrted childrens book, first edition in dustwrapper.143 pages in bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, outer boards have a few small patches of light fading to edges and top and bottom of spine. Dustwrapper is rubbed and worn on edges with small losses, some small tears and creases, some light foxing marks and small water stain to top front of wrapper, now protected in clear non adhesive cover. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of... View more info

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Jonathan Kane's Jungle Run

By: Barrie, Alexander SIGNED

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004675


Action adventure story of 13 year old Jonathan Kane, 179 pages with several full page line drawings by Paul wright. Book is bright and clean just light browning to pages as usual due to quality of paper used, outer covers are a little marked at bottom from contact with water at some time this is quite light. dustwrapper is bright and clean on outside with light blue staining on bottom inside frm th boards as described earlier, a little worn along edges with a few very sm... View more info

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The Secret of Superintendent Manning

By: Belton Cobb

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1948

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006972


First edition of this crime novel, 224 pages in very bright clean condition. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean, spine lightly faded and small mark to bottom of spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Golliwogg's Auto go Cart

By: Bertha Upton

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005466


A beautifully illustrated book of the Golliwogg's adventures, 66 pages with every other page a full colour, full page illustration by Florence K Upton. Pages have a few occasional light marks and some small tears to the blank margins of some pages. Outer illustrated boards are marked and boards are worn on edges, especially the corners where boards are showing through. Though not perfect still a presentable copy of the first edition of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGE... View more info

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Dr Who Annual 1966

By: British Broadcasting Corporation

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Manchester, World Distributors Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008164


First Dr Who annual 1966,contains 93 pages in bright clean condition, many colour illustrations accompany the stories.NO dustwrapper, illustrated boards have a few light marks and minimal small splits to laminate on outer hinges NOT to the book itself. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Attack of the Unsinkable Rubber Ducks

By: Brookmyre, Christopher SIGNED

Price: £12.99

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004966


Very bright clean first edition in very good dustwrapper SIGNED by CHRISTOPHER BROOKMYRE on title page. Just one light indentation to rear of wrapper, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

By: C S Lewis

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles Ltd: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007670


A nice example of a 1964 fifth impression reprint of this book from the Chronicles of Narnia, 223 pages in very bright clean condition, Dustwrapper a little chipped on edges, small closed tear to top front edge 1ΒΌ inches long, a little browning to wrapper which is price clipped, slight slant to spine. Overall a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Thunder of Crude

By: Callison, Brian

Price: £14.99

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006258


First edition of this book, 254 pages in clean condition with usual light browning to outer edges due to quality of paper used, small mark to outer edge of pages, not inside. Dustwrapper is very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Gimlet Lends a Hand

By: Capt W E Johns

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leicester, The Brockhampton Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006862


First edition of this King of the Commandos adventure story by Captain W E Johns of Biggles fame. 189 pages in very bright clean condition, 4 B/w illustrations,all present as listed, dustwrapper is also bright and clean, lightly rubbed and worn on edges with a couple of tiny chips, not price clipped, outer boards are bright with a few light marks. A nice example of this collectable first edition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info