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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

The Camelot Chronicles

By: Ashley, Mike (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Robinson: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8689

ISBN: 1854871307

Condition: 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 View more info

The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits

By: Ashley, Mike (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Robinson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14078

ISBN: 1841193739

Condition: Fine


500pp, illustrated softback covers a little faded to spine. Internally very clean and tight. A collection of short crime stories set in Roman, medieval etc. times. View more info

A Broken Engagement

By: Askwith, Betty

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Gollancz: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14182

Condition: Very Good


188pp, grey cloth covered boards. Light foxing to flyleaf and foredge, otherwise internally clean. Now rare. View more info

Pleasant Vices

By: Astley, Judy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Black Swan: 1995

Seller ID: 7341

ISBN: 0552995657

Condition: Very Good


An edition published exclusively for 'She' magazine. 287pp, illustrated softback covers by Peter Ferris. Near Fine. The inhabitants of a leafy London suburb try to keep other people's sins at bay. View more info

Size Matters

By: Astley, Judy

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Black Swan: 2004

Seller ID: 11984

ISBN: 0552771856

Condition: As New


272pp, illustrated softback covers by Helen Chapman. A very clean, tight copy. Jay has always envied her cousin, Delphine - and decises to go on a diet. View more info

The Young Man A Monthly Journal and Review Volume VI January to December 1892

By: Atkins, Frederick A and Dawson, W J (eds) Annie S Swan, General Booth, Joseph Hocking, Henry Irving, H C G Moule, Edmund Gosse

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Partridge: 1893

Seller ID: 6902

Condition: Very Good


A tall volume of 428pp, cloth bound boards with leather spine. Frontispiece portrait of Gladstone and many engraved illustrations. Internally clean. Includes travel (includes Scotland), book reviews, stories, science etc. Contributors include Annie S Swan, General Booth, Joseph Hocking, Henry Irving, Edmund Gosse and H C G Moule. View more info

Greyfriars Bobby

By: Atkinson, Eleanor

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1996

Seller ID: 9841

ISBN: 0140622012

Condition: As New


219pp, illustrated softback covers. A very clean, tight copy. A well-loved story of an Edinburgh dog View more info