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Sanctuary

By: Appignanesi, Lisa

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 2000

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 4826

Condition: As New


360pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. Why did journalist Isabel Morgan disappear? View more info

Aphrodite Means Death

By: Appleby, John

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1954

Seller ID: 13551

Condition: Very Good


First Penguin edition. 251pp, green and white softback covers, with a little wear to the base of the spine. A small portion of loss to the edge of one page margin, otherwise internally clean and tight. Crime - murder in Greece. View more info

Selected Writings

By: Aquinas, Saint Thomas and D'Arcy, M C (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dent: 1939

Seller ID: 13613

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the Everyman edition, edited by M C D'Arcy. 287pp, blue cloth covered boards, a very little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean and Near Fine. Selections from the work of the great theologian. View more info

The Ambridge Years

By: Archer, Dan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12041

ISBN: 0718124375

Condition: Fine


176pp. Complete dustjacket has a light crease to turnover flap, but is otherwise Fine. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. Dan's story of over 80 years on the farm. View more info

The Fourth Estate

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: £3.50

Publisher: BCA: 1996

Seller ID: 3673

Condition: Fine


550pp, complete dustjacket. A very clean copy. Two men battle for control of a newspaper empire. View more info

To Cut A Long Story Short

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: £3.50

Publisher: BCA: 2000

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 4712

Condition: As New


272pp, complete dustjacket. A very clean copy. 14 short stories from the master of suspense. View more info

Shall We Tell The President?

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: £0.75

Publisher: Hodder Coronet: 1986

Seller ID: 8352

ISBN: 0340393440

Condition: Very Good


Revised and updated edition. A clean copy. A plot to kill the first woman President. View more info

Shall We Tell The President?

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: £0.57

Publisher: Hodder Coronet: 1986

Seller ID: 9482

ISBN: 0340393440

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. 276pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight copy. A plot to kill the first woman President of the USA. View more info

The Frogs and Three Other Plays Translated By Frere Hickie Mitchell and Cumberland

By: Aristophanes and Frere, John Hookham et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dent: 1911

Seller ID: 10149

Condition: Very Good


First Everyman edition. 256pp, grey cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to the spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. Introduction of 1820 by John Hookham Frere. Includes The Frogs, translated by Frere, The Trial of Euripides The Thesmophorians translated by W. Hickie, The Clouds translated by T Mitchell and The Wasps, translated by Cumberland. View more info

The Pack of Pieces

By: Armstrong, Anthony

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16589

Condition: Very Good


180pp, illustrated dustjacket with loss to the spine. B + w illustrated chapter headings by John R Parsons. Internally clean copy. A humorous retelling of fairy stories. View more info

Pilling Always Pays

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Collins: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9111

Condition: Fair


447 pp, dustjacket with tape strengthening to edges. Ex private circulating library, so flyleaf removed and tape strengthening to gutters - sold as a 'reading copy' only View more info

The Face of a Madonna

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Collins: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13885

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Adam Brunskill

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Collins: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11913

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

A Night Of Watching

By: Arnold, Elliott

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Longmans: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1599

Condition: Fine


441 pp, black boards. Internally very clean. Set in WWII View more info

Aprilwetter

By: Arnold, Hans

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Heath: 1111

Seller ID: 14441

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s reprint of the 1905 edition. Edited, and with an Introduction, Vocabulary and Notes in English, by Lawrence Fossler. Text in German fraktur type. 144pp, red cloth covered boards with eagle. A clean copy. View more info

Essays Literary & Critical

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1914

Seller ID: 10391

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. 380pp, orange brown cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A clean copy. The topics of the essay include the function of Criticism, Academies, Maurice and Eugenie de Guerin, Heine, Pagan and Christian Religious Sentiment, Joubert, Spinoza, Marcus Aurelius, Translating Homer etc. View more info

The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840 to 1866

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Dent: 1914

Seller ID: 16734

Condition: Good


First reprint of the first Everyman edition. 367pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A couple of marks to the foredge, the previous owner's name to the flyleaf, and she has written out the poem 'Dover Beach' on the back endpaper, otherwise internally clean. Introduction by R A Scott-James and Early Poems, Lyric and Narrative poems, Elegiac poems etc. View more info

Hunter's Horn

By: Arnow, Harriette

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Collins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4534

Condition: Very Good


512pp, green cloth coverd boards. Endpaper maps. A couple of small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

Rising In The World

By: Arthur, T S

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Blackwood:

Seller ID: 9797

Condition: Very Good


Mid- late 19th century. 288pp, brown cloth covered boards with floral design and gilt title. Attractive b+ w illustrations. A couple of marks to margins, otherwise VG. 'A Tale to Illustrate Integrity of Purpose and High Moral Principle in Life' View more info

Jane Austen An Anthology

By: Ash, Russell and Higton, Bernard

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Aurum: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16977

ISBN: 1854102605

Condition: Very Good


64pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Gift inscription on the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. An anthology of selections from Jane Austen's writings, the recolections of her friends, early reviews etc. - part of the Great Writers series of concise introductions to the work of great authors. View more info