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1 Ackroyd, Peter Hawksmoor
Abacus 1992 0349100578 / 9780349100579 Mass Market Paperback Very Good  
217pp, illustrated softback covers. One couple of small marks to edge, otherwise internally clean and tight. 'A combination of thriller, ghost story and metaphysical tract', set in C18th London.  
Price: 2.25 GBP
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2 Ainsworth, Harrison Windsor Castle
Nelson 1111 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Gift inscription on inner board dated 1942, otherwise a clean copy. Pocket sized. 378pp, blue cloth covered boards. A reissue of the 1843 classic novel. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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3 Ainsworth, Harrison Windsor Castle
Collins 1111 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Pocket sized.382pp, red cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges. Frontispiece illustrations. Internally clean. A Library of Classics edition of the 1843 classic novel, set at the court of Henry VIII. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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4 Allen, Hervey Bedford Village
Heinemann 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
285pp, brown cloth covered boards. Colour frontispiece. A clean copy. A sequel to 'The Forest And The Fort, set in Pennsylvania in 1763. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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5 Armstrong, Thomas Adam Brunskill
Collins 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Signed by Author
574pp, red cloth covered boards, a little faded to the top edge. Only the two foldover flaps of the dustjacket are present. Endpaper maps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page, otherwise internally clean. Set in the Yorkshire Dales in the nineteenth century. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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6 Armstrong, Thomas The Face of a Madonna
Collins 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
383pp, dark orange boards. Original owner's name to flyleaf, one small mark to top edge, otherwise internally clean. Set in medieval Yorkshire, the story of Ughtred the painter, a monk of Rievaulx, and Lazelle a nun of Watton. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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7 Ashley, Mike (ed) The Camelot Chronicles
Robinson 1992 1854871307 / 9781854871305 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
418pp, illustrated covers a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean, tight,and Near Fine. Heroic adventures from the age of the Knights of the Round Table 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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8 Bainbridge, Beryl Master Georgie
Duckworth 1998 0715628313 / 9780715628317 Mass Market Paperback Very Good  
190pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. Internally clean and tight. Georgie's story - from Liverpool to the Crimean War  
Price: 1.25 GBP
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9 Barke, James The Song In The Green Thorn Tree
Chivers 1966 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 
Facsimile reprint of the Collins edition of 1947. 512pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. Ex library - flyleaf removed, a couple of small stamps, otherwise a clean copy. A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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10 Barrett, Wilson and Barron, Elwyn In Old New York A Romance
Macqueen 1900 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 
410pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece illustration. Light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Historical novel  
Price: 7.00 GBP
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11 Bingham, Charlotte The House of Flowers
Bantam 2004 0553814001 / 9780553814002 Mass Market Paperback Fine  
526pp, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight, unread copy. Love and treachery in WWII.  
Price: 2.25 GBP
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12 Blackmore, R D Christowell A Dartmoor Tale
Sampson Low 1111 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Gift inscription to inner board dated August 1895. 'New and Cheaper Edition'. 410pp, blue cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine, with blind stamped author signature to front. Internally clean. Adventure and romance on Dartmoor, from the author of 'Lorna Doone'. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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13 Blackmore, R D Lorna Doone A Romance of Exmoor
Dent 1931 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Everyman edition. 571pp, red cloth covered boards, sun faded to spine, gilt title. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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14 Blackmore, R D Lorna Doone A Romance of Exmoor
Collins Clear Typre Press 1111 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Wilmot Lunt 
Probably a later reprint of a 1930s edition. 640pp, blue leather look cloth covered boards, with gilt ornament to spine. Sepia illustrations by Wilmot Lunt. Ribbon bookmark. A couple of small spots of foxing to edge of flyleaf, otherwise a very clean, bright copy of the classic novel, set in Stuart times on Exmoor. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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15 Blackmore, Richard Doddridge Lorna Doone
Pan 1981 0330400185 / 9780330400183 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Pan Classics edition with an Introduction and Notes by Kenneth Budd. 635pp, Softback covers without creases, with an illustration by Kenneth Rose. A few small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean and tight. The classic story of love and vengeance, set in the times of Chares II. 
Price: 1.25 GBP
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16 Blackstock, Charity The Lonely Strangers
Hodder 1973 0340169028 / 9780340169025 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
287pp, complete dustjacket by William Randell with one crease to back turnover. Internally very clean. Coll Macdonell and Scots in exile in Paris after the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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17 Blair, Emma The Water Meadows
BCA 1992 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
445pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. The story of the Forsyth family in Glasgow in the 1920s. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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18 Bone, Gertrude The Cope
The Medici Society 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good Stephen Cope 
48pp, hand cut edges.Paper covered boards with cloth spine. Priceclipped dustjacket with a little loss. Attractive illustrations. Gift inscrition to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean.The making of a 12th century embroidery.  
Price: 9.00 GBP
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19 Brady, Joan Theory Of War
Abacus 1994 0349104573 / 9780349104577 Mass Market Paperback Fine 
213pp, softback covers by Sarah Perkins. Page edges browning a very little with age, otherwise As New. The story of a man sold into white slavery as a child in post Civil War America 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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20 Brand, Christianna Court Of Foxes
The Book Club 1969 Hard Cover Good  No Jacket Ex-Library 
287pp, red boards with a scrape mark to the back board. Ex school library, so neat stamp on inner front board, otherwise clean - a good 'reading copy'. Set in the time of George III, partly in Wales.  
Price: 3.50 GBP
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