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Kit's Hill

By: Stubbs, Jean

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 1980

Seller ID: 9302

ISBN: 0330259555

Condition: Very Good


286pp, browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight Near Fine copy. The first of the Howarth books, set in Lancashire View more info

The Daisy Chain

By: Sully, Sue

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Knight: 2000

Seller ID: 10112

ISBN: 1840671912

Condition: As New


374pp, softback covers by Gary Blythe. A very clean, tight copy. Liz investigates her ancestor's life in the 1920s - and influences her own life View more info

The Eagle Of The Ninth Chronicles

By: Sutcliff, Rosemary

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Oxford: 2010

Seller ID: 12700

ISBN: 0192789988

Condition: As New


617pp, illustrated softback covers. A very clean unread copy. Thre three Roman stories - The Eagle of the Ninth The Silver Branch and The Lantern Bearers in one book. View more info

Daughter of the Norsemen

By: Sylva, Ann

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Sylva: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13828

Condition: Very Good


152pp, illustrated softback covers. A note to the reader handwritten by the author on the final page, otherwise very clean. A story for young people, set in Yorkshire in 1305. View more info

Time's Lost Hero

By: Tanton, Bruce

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7307

ISBN: 0340521767

Condition: Very Good


102pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket by Joan Saint, a little rubbed to top of spine. One small mark to flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. Time travel - A student finds himself at the siege of Ladysmith in the Boer War. View more info

The History Of Henry Esmond

By: Thackeray, W M

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1111

Seller ID: 4671

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription on flyleaf dated 1942. Pocket sized. 556pp, green cloth covered boards. Internally very clean. Part of the Nelson's Classics series. View more info

The Luck of Barry Lyndon A Romance of The Last Century

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Llandudno, A H Bunney: 1111

Seller ID: 15950

Condition: Fair


Probably late nineteenth century. 277pp, dark red cloth covered boards with gilt title, marked and rubbed to the edges of the spine. The boards have been bound in upside down! Gutter strengthened with tape, but the text is clean - a good 'reading copy' . Printed by Richard King in London for sale by a bookseller of Mostyn Street Llandudno, and offered as a rare curiosity. View more info

The Illustrated Still Glides The Stream

By: Thompson, Flora

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Bracken Books Cresset Press: 1992

Seller ID: 13805

ISBN: 0091772249

Condition: Very Good


A tall, heavy book of 233pp. Complete dustjacket, a little faded to spine. Full page colour illustrations. Ex library - evidenced only by light mark on flyleaf where label removed and plain label to inner back board. The book is otherwise clean, with no stamps or other markings. Life in the fictional village of Restharrow in Oxfordshire, around 1897 - by the author of 'Lark Rise'. View more info

Where The Rivers Meet

By: Thorne, Nicola

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Granada Panther: 1985

Seller ID: 9404

ISBN: 0583130526

Condition: Very Good


604pp, the edges browning a litttle wth age, illustrated softback covers by Nigel Chamberlain.Original owner's initial on flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. Margaret transforms the family business. View more info

Merivel A Man of His Time

By: Tremain, Rose

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15046

ISBN: 0701185201

Condition: Fine


341pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Ribbon bookmark. A very clean copy. Merivel, the court physician to Charles II, travels to the French court. View more info

Morality Play

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5906

ISBN: 0241133416

Condition: Fine


1st edition, sixth issue. 188pp, complete dustjacket. A very clean copy. Nicholas Barber joins a group of travelling players, and a murder mystery is enacted, set in the fourteenth century. View more info

Salome The Wandering Jewess My First Two Thousand Years of Love

By: Viereck, George Sylvester and Eldridge, Paul

Price: £15.50

Publisher: Horace Liveright: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15290

Condition: Good


First edition. 495pp, purple cloth covered boards, with silver title and vignette illustration, now faded to spine and with a couple of light marks to edges. Gift inscription to flyleaf, damp mark to margin of a couple of the preliminary pages, light small spots of foxing to foredge, othewise internally clean. A very good 'reading copy' of the true first edition. View more info

Jeremy and Hamlet

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1935

Seller ID: 12216

Condition: Very Good


Cottage Library Edition. 288pp, the paper now browned with age, blue leatherette covered boards with curved edges and faded gilt title. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

Sinuhe Der Agypter Roman Funfzehn Bucher Aus Dem Leben Des Artzes Sinuhe Ungefahr 1390 Bis 1335 Vor Christi Geburt

By: Waltari, Mika

Price: £6.50

Publisher: IM Bertelsmann Lesering: 1959

Seller ID: 15741

Condition: Very Good


German text. 701pp, paper covered hardback covers with Ancient Egytian illustration. The grey leather spine with gilt title is a little rubbed to the ends. Ribbon bookmark. A couple of small light foxmarks to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. Originally published in Finnish. View more info

Tamburlaine Must Die

By: Welsh, Louise

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Canongate: 2005

Seller ID: 13955

ISBN: 184195604X

Condition: Fine


151pp, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight, copy. Set in London in 1593, the last days of Christopher Marlowe. View more info

Blanche

By: Wendorf, Patricia

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Futura: 1987

Seller ID: 9408

ISBN: 0708828612

Condition: Very Good


504pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers with creases to corners, otherwse a clean, tight copy. Blanche sets out to conquer nineteenth century London View more info

Proud Conquest

By: Wensby-Scott, Carol

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2973

ISBN: 0718117557

Condition: Fine


239pp, complete dustjacket a little sun darkened to spine. Internally very clean. The story of Matilde, who married William the Conqueror. View more info

The House of the Wolf A Romance

By: Weyman, Stanley

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1895

Seller ID: 14801

Condition: Very Good


278pp, marroon cloth covered boards with silver title, a little rubbed to ends of spine. B + w frontispiece illlustration by Charles Kerr, with tissue guard. Vignette illustration to title page. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, a few small light spots of foxing, otherwise clean. Historical adventure story, set in France in 1572. View more info

The Farthermost Fort

By: Wheeler, Molly

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7799

ISBN: 0460057561

Condition: Very Good


190pp, complete dustjacket in protective plastic cover. B + w illustrations. Flyleaf neatly removed, stamp on top edge and back of title page, otherwise a good reading copy. Set in Roman England. View more info

The Caretaker Wife

By: Whitehead, Barbara

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10872

ISBN: 0385127782

Condition: Fine


204pp, complete dustjacket. Gift inscription from author, otherwise internally very clean. A difficult romance for Caroline, set in Regency England View more info