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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 Red Cockade

By: Weyman, Stanley

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1111

Seller ID: 15555

Condition: Very Good


Nelson Classics edition, probably 1950s.. 375pp, red cloth covered boards. Spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Classic adventure in revolutionary France. View more info

Chippinge

By: Weyman, Stanley J

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Smith Elder & Co: 1906

Seller ID: 16301

Condition: Very Good


Second impression. 375pp, red cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to the top of the spine. Gift inscription and light spots of foxing to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Set in the 1830s at the time of the Reform Bill. 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