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Windsor Castle

By: Ainsworth, Harrison

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Collins: 1111

Seller ID: 15835

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Years of Childhoods

By: Aksakoff, Serghei

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1951

Seller ID: 13321

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 446pp, blue cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Translated by J D Duff. An autobiograpphy of childhood in Russia, to the age of 10. View more info

Soft Answers

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1949

Seller ID: 7393

Condition: Good


1st Penguin edition. 247pp, orange and white softback covers. A small portion of loss to the front cover, otherwise clean and G+. 5 stories. View more info

Heroes Of The Empty View

By: Aldridge, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2904

Condition: Very Good


400pp. Illustrated dustjacket with edgewear. Very light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. A novel set partly in the arabian desert View more info

Show Me A Hero

By: Alexander, Patrick

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2540

ISBN: 0333238435

Condition: Fine


271pp, dustjacket with a portion of loss to the front, and tears to the back. Internally very clean. A bullion robbery in the 1980s, and a confrontation with the secret police. View more info

The Night Piece

By: Alexis, Andre

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 1999

Seller ID: 13948

ISBN: 0747544611

Condition: Fine


229pp, illustrated soft covers. One tiny pin hole to flyleaf, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Sinister stories, set in Trinidads and Canada. View more info

Twilight in Delhi

By: Ali, Ahmed

Price: £25.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1966

Seller ID: 16564

Condition: Very Good


Champak Library edition, the second editon after the Hogarth Press first editon of 1940, with a new Introduction and some corrections and fresh translations by the author. 290pp, green cloth covered boards. Dustjacket by Marcus Abreu has been strengthened with tape to the top, and is worn to the edges. One passage marked with a biro line to the margin in the Introduction, otherwise internally clean. A novel of Muslim life in Delhi. View more info

The Judas Factor

By: Allbeury, Ted

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New English Library: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14954

ISBN: 0450060659

Condition: Very Good


202pp, complete illustrated dustjacket, a little sun darkened to the spine. Previous owner's bookplate beneath the front turnover flap, otherwise a very clean copy. Spy thriller - Anders is sent to bring back a KGB killer. View more info

Arms of a Stranger

By: Allen, Danice

Price: £2.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9419

ISBN: 0380777266

Condition: Very Good


374pp, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. A clean, tight copy. Romance - Anne meets a rogue in New Orleans View more info

Bedford Village

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4519

Condition: Very Good


285pp, brown cloth covered boards. Colour frontispiece. A clean copy. A sequel to 'The Forest And The Fort, set in Pennsylvania in 1763. View more info

The Dream Thing

By: Allen, Judy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 775

ISBN: 0241898366

Condition: As New


105 pp, blue boards, complete dustjacket with one light mark. Internally very clean. View more info

All In A Lifetime

By: Allen, Walter

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Readers Union and Michael Joseph: 1960

Seller ID: 4941

Condition: Fine


242pp, complete dustjacket a little sun darkened to spine. Internally very clean. View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Flamingo: 1999

Seller ID: 7283

ISBN: 0006552323

Condition: Very Good


399pp, illustrated softback covers. Original owner's initials on flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight. The adventures of Eliza, growing up in Chile in the 1830s and later in goldrush California View more info

The White Cottage Mystery

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: 14264

ISBN: 014004616X

Condition: Very Good


139pp, the paper browning a very little with age. Green and white softback covers, a little rubbed to the edges of the spine and with a light crease to one corner, with an illustration designed by Paul May. Internally clean and tight. The First Penguin edition of the author's first crime story, originally published as a serial in 1928. View more info

Police at the Funeral

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1971

Seller ID: 14995

ISBN: 01400002197

Condition: Very Good


252p, gthe paper browning with age, green and white softback covers illustrated with a broken spade and a face by Minale. The fourth Albert Campion murder story - an old lady rules over a household of horror in Cambridge. View more info

The Mind Readers

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Seller ID: 13651

ISBN: 0140087788

Condition: Very Good


Classic Crime edition. 250pp, the edges browning a very little with age, green and white softback covers with an illustration by Andrew Davidson. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion story - two small boys are on the run after discovering a secret mind reading device. View more info

More Work For The Undertaker

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 13221

Condition: Very Good


282pp, the edges browning a little with age, classic green and white softback covers, rubbed to the spine. Internally clean and tight. The Apron Street undertakers are involved in the murder of Edward Palinode - An Albert Campion and Stanislaus Oates murder story. View more info

The Estate of The Beckoning Lady The Beckoning Lady

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Avon: 1990

Seller ID: 14183

ISBN: 0380705745

Condition: Very Good


The American edition of the book publish in Great Britain as The Beckoning Lady. 241pp, the edges browning a little with age, colour illustrated softback covers, with a couple of light creases to the spine. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion crime story - who murdered the man in the ditch? View more info

The China Governess A Mystery

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Seller ID: 10761

Condition: Very Good


267pp, the paper browning with age, green and white softback covers illustrated by Michael Trevithick with loss to the base of the spine. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion murder story - Timothy Kinnit searches for the facts of his birth in the East End of London. View more info

Traitor's Purse

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.75

Publisher: Penguin: 1973

Seller ID: 13650

ISBN: 0140007725

Condition: Very Good


208pp, the edges browning a little with age. Softback covers designed by Minale, with a crease to the front. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion murder story - a man tries to remember who he is - and if he has killed a policeman. View more info