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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

Rogue Herries

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 1971

Seller ID: 13371

ISBN: 0330025570

Condition: Very Good


445pp, illustrated softback covers with original owner's name to front cover. Internally clean and tight. The first Herries Chronicle, set in the Lake District in 18th century England. View more info

Judith Paris

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 1971

Seller ID: 13372

ISBN: 0330025856

Condition: Very Good


463p, illustrated softback covers with original owner's name to front cover. Fold- out family tree. Internally clean and tight. The second Herries Chronicle, set in the Lake District in 18th century England. View more info

The Fortress

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 1971

Seller ID: 13373

ISBN: 0330026429

Condition: Very Good


497p, illustrated softback covers with original owner's name to front cover. Fold-out family tree. Internally clean and tight. The third Herries Chronicle, set in the Lake District in 18th century England. View more info

Vanessa

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 1971

Seller ID: 13374

ISBN: 0330026437

Condition: Very Good


528p, illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to edges, with original owner's name to front cover. Fold-out family tree. Internally clean and tight. The fourth Herries Chronicle, set in the Lake District in 18th century England. 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