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Eugenie Grandet

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Dent: 1973

Seller ID: 13811

ISBN: 0460001698

Condition: Fine


Everyman edition. 235pp, with blue boards. A very clean copy. Translated by Ellen Marriage, Introduction by Marcel Girard. View more info

The Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau

By: Balzac, Honore De

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16219

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1910, with an Introduction by George Saintsbury. 348pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. View more info

Ten Science Fiction Stories

By: Banks, R A (ed) and Asimov and Wyndham and CLarke, Arthur C and Forster, E Mand Fast, Howard and Golding, William et al

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton:

Seller ID: 11303

ISBN: 034021371X

Condition: Very Good


156pp, softback covers with a couple of light creases. Title page neatly removed, a couple of light marks to foredge, otherwise internallly clean. 10 stories. Authors include Swift, Stevenson, Wells and Fast View more info

The Third Truth

By: Bar-Zohar, Michael

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3720

ISBN: 0340164115

Condition: Fine


189pp, dustjacket by Peter Rivers with a couple of short closed tears to the edges, no loss. Internally very clean. Who killed the Russian Foreign Secretary? - the CIA want to know. View more info

The Mistress of Shenstone

By: Barclay, Florence L

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1111

Seller ID: 351

Condition: Very Good


'535th thousand'. 340 pp, brown cloth covered boards. Clean and VG+. A novel set in the First World War. View more info

The Wall of Partition

By: Barclay, Florence L

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Putnams: 1111

Seller ID: 13197

Condition: Good


'123rd Thousand' - probably 1930s. 379pp, red cloth covered boards, now with several marks. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, a few pages creased to corners, otherwise internally generally clean - a good 'reading copy' only. View more info

The Song In The Green Thorn Tree

By: Barke, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chivers: 1966

Seller ID: 12875

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Heading Inland

By: Barker, Nicola

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Faber: 1997

Seller ID: 11806

ISBN: 0571190529

Condition: Very Good


161pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases to spine. A clean, tight, Near Fine copy. Comic and surreal short stories. View more info

No Place of Safety

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: £2.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1998

Seller ID: 13675

ISBN: 0006499848

Condition: Very Good


187pp, illustrated softback covers with a crease to one corner. Internally clean, tight and Near Fine. Crime - a murderous attack at a hostel for homeless street kids. View more info

Metroland

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Robin Clark: 1983

Seller ID: 8825

ISBN: 0860720489

Condition: Very Good


176pp, laminated covers by Peter Benton. A couple of very light creases to the covers, internally very clean and tight. Christopher and Toni struggle to be bohemians. View more info

Something to Declare

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 13890

ISBN: 0330489267

Condition: Very Good


318pp, illustrated softback covers. One small light mark to foredge, otherwise a very clean, tight Near Fine copy. essays collected over twenty years, ranging from Flaubert, film, to the Tour de France. View more info

The Heart of Jessy Laurie

By: Barr, Amelia E

Price: £6.00

Publisher: James Clarke & Co: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12945

Condition: Good


287pp, red cloth covered boards with impressed design. Four b + w illustrations. Sunday School prize label to flyleaf, dated 1914. The boards have been marked by damp, as is the margin of the frontispiece, but the text of the book is clean and sound - sold as a 'reading copy' of a rare book. Was Jessy's marriage valid? View more info

Coronets and Buckskin

By: Barratt, Raven

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 256

Condition: Fine


Illustrations by the author. 304 pp, grey boards. Very clean. A novel set in British Colombia View more info

In Old New York A Romance

By: Barrett, Wilson and Barron, Elwyn

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macqueen: 1900

Seller ID: 11051

Condition: Very Good


410pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece illustration. Light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Historical novel View more info

Auld Licht Idylls

By: Barrie, J M

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1926

Seller ID: 5618

Condition: Very Good


237pp, blue cloth covered boards with paper title labels. Previous owner's bookplate on inner board, a couple of spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise a clean copy. Part of 'The Works of J M Barrie' edition. View more info

Auld Licht Idylls

By: Barrie, J M

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1111

Seller ID: 6003

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1920. 250pp, red cloth covered boards, with gilt decoration to spine, which is faded. Decorated title page. Previous owner's name in pencil on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Tommy And Grizel

By: Barrie, J M

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1111

Seller ID: 7183

Condition: Very Good


The Uniform Edition.431pp, blue cloth covered boards with paper labels. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. A novel from the author of 'Peter Pan'. View more info

Peter Pan (Peter and Wendy)

By: Barrie, J M

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Bed Book: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8551

ISBN: 1933652071

Condition: Fine


An unusual format, where the book has the words printed down, rather than across the page, so that it is easier to read in bed. 107pp, red softback covers. A very clean copy. The novel story version of what was originally a famous play. View more info

SuperJack

By: Barron, Adam

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11301

ISBN: 0333906179

Condition: Very Good


Full-size paperback of 369pp. A clean, tight copy. Private eye Billy Rucker and a famous footballer's dead mistress. View more info

Andersen's English

By: Barry, Sebastian

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Faber: 2010

Seller ID: 14783

ISBN: 0571242286

Condition: Very Good


86pp, illustrated softback covers. One light crease to the top of a couple of pages, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. The text of the play, and photographs and biographies of the original cast from the Hampstead Theatre production. Hans Christian Andersen makes an unexpected visit to Charles Dickens' family home. View more info