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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

ISBN: 0712695133

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good Plus


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 IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 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

Condition: Very Good


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, gold lettering a little dulled on spine of outer boards. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. ... View more info

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Burst Tyres

By: Alfred Edgar

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton Ltd:

Seller ID: 006913

Condition: Good Plus


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 IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 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

Condition: Good Plus


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

ISBN: 1406308153

Condition: Very Good


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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The Brown Fairy Book

By: Andrew Lang

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co.: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008376

Condition: Good Plus


New impression of this book 1934.NO dustwrapper outer raised decorated,embossed boards are very lightly rubbed top,bottom and edges of spine,few small light marks to boards but boards are bright. 350 pages with colour and b/w illustrations, a few b/w illustrations have been coloured in SEE IMAGES.little light foxing to first and last couple of pages, rest of pages bright and clean Though not perfect a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Green Fairy Book

By: Andrew Lang

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Company: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008459

Condition: Good Plus


Eighteenth impression, published 1931of this set of fairy tales by Andrew Lang beutifully illustrated with b/w illustrtions by H J Ford. 366 pages in overall bright clean condition just some illustrations lightly cloured in, see images,there are 4 small marks on half title page looks as if small stickers have been removed at some time there is a little foxing around these marks, images available. NO dustwrapper, outer embossed boards are lightly rubbed on edges, gold decoration quite bright on spine, Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILAB... 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

Condition: Good Plus


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

Condition: Good Plus


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: £85.00

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005204

Condition: Good Plus


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 STILL a pleasing example of a collectable illustrated book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 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

ISBN: 0584630387

Condition: Good Plus


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 small closed tears on edges. INSCRIBED by ALEXANDER BARRIE on title page Charles here is Jonno again still good friends with Ch... 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

Condition: Good Plus


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 Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005466

Condition: Fair


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 IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 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

Condition: Good Plus


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

ISBN: 0316730122

Condition: Very Good


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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Thunder of Crude

By: Callison, Brian

Price: £14.99

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006258

ISBN: 0002230887

Condition: Very Good


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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The Child Wife a Tale of the Two Worlds

By: Captain Mayne Reid

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon and Company: 1869

Seller ID: 006313

Condition: Good


Early edition of this book, possible first, dated 1869 with purple boards, these are a little rubbed on edgeswith some wear to top and bottom of spine and corners, spine is faded. 402 pages in overall clean condition just some foxing to first and last few pages and occasionaly on other pages, neat former owners details on front endpaper. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Biggles in the Jungle

By: Captain W E Johns

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007143

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of this Biggles adventure story in Oxford Aviator series jacket, see image. 191.pages in very bright clean condition, 4 B/w illustrations by Terence Cuneo,,all present as listed, light browning to endpapers and to outer edges of pages NOT inside. Dustwrapper is bright and clean just a few tiny closed tears to extreme edges, illustration of a train book on inside of wrapper, usual for this period to save paper after the War other wrappers were printed on reverse... A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Biggles Sees Too Much

By: Captain W E Johns

Price: £235.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007741

ISBN: 0340042362

Condition: Very Good


First edition of sought after Biggles book 156 pp Book very good, just on front endpaper top right corner has been neatly cut at an angle, this is a triangular piece missing, sides around corner measuring 4.5 cms and 2.5 cms , side opposite 5cms long This does not detract from book, when viewed from between boards pages have very light brown spots to edges of pages these do not appear inside book. Wrapper is bright and clean just little light creasing and rubbing top of spine and along edges, not price clipped. Overall a very bright pleasing copy. (SEE IMAGE) DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON RE... View more info