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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

Revolt Against The Rain God

By: Whitman, Edmund S

Price: £6.50

Publisher: World's Work Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4074

Condition: Very Good


1st UK edition. 157pp, complete dustjacket by Alfred Whiteley, a little faded to top edge. Previous owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean. Historical story for children, set in Mayan Mexico. View more info

The Moated Manor

By: Whittle, Norah M

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Arnold: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4607

Condition: Very Good


128pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete. Gift inscription on inner board, a few tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Children's adventure - a story of Cavaliers and Roundheads. View more info

The Atheling

By: Wiat, Philippa

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16341

ISBN: 0709158793

Condition: Very Good


190pp, complete dustjacket illustrated by Nicholas Day in plastic covers which have been sellotaped down to the inner board. Ex library - label removed, light stamps to the flyleaf and title page but otherwise internally clean - a good 'reading copy'. The fourth Wyatt Saga - a further story of Godwin, Lord of the Black Boar set in 5th century Viking Denmark. View more info

The Ides Of March

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 15324

Condition: Very Good


Penguin Modern Classics edition. 217pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Internally clean and tight. Rome in 45BC - an evocation of Julius Caesar seen by himself, his friends and enemies. View more info

Fanfare For A Witch

By: Wilkins, Vaughan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2458

Condition: Fine


286pp, blue cloth boards with red leather label. A clean copy. Set in Hanoverian England. View more info

The Brave Brigands

By: Wynne, May

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Stanley Paul: 1111

Seller ID: 5916

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 316pp, blue cloth covered boards. Previous owner's impressed address stamp on title page, otherwise internally clean. Adventure in Revolutionary France. View more info

Floodtide

By: Yerby, Frank

Price: £3.50

Publisher: The Book Club: 1952

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 4726

Condition: Very Good


276pp, illustrated dustjacket with loss to top and bottom of spine. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Set in the 1850s. View more info

Memoirs of Hadrian

By: Yourcenar, Marguerite

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg and The Book Society: 1955

Seller ID: 15477

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the French by Grace Frick. 320pp, marroon boards. Endpaper maps. Blank bookplate to front inner board. Extensive light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The Emperor Hadrian writes his memoirs. View more info