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The Path of the King

By: Buchan, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1937

Seller ID: 13229

Condition: Very Good


310p, blue cloth covered boards, with light spotting to edges. Art deco ornament to title page. Spots of foxing to foredge, but internally clean. A historical adventure story. View more info

The Blanket of the Dark

By: Buchan, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1937

Seller ID: 10958

Condition: Very Good


377pp, red cloth covered boards, with gilt motif. Illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to ends of spine and a couple of short closed tears, in protective removeable plastic cover. Gift inscription to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Set in Tudor times. View more info

The Blanket of the Dark

By: Buchan, John

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1933

Seller ID: 8029

Condition: Very Good


314pp.blue cloth covered boards with vignette illustration. Original owner's name to flyleaf, a couple of small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Adventure set in Tudor times. View more info

Salute To Adventurers

By: Buchan, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1111

Seller ID: 8033

Condition: Very Good


Probably c 1940. 380pp, brown boards with gilt title. Illustrated dustjacket with a little loss to the spine in removeable protective cover. Gift inscription dated 1942 to flyleaf and owner's bookplate to inner board, otherwise internally clean. Set in the 1680s View more info

Salute To Adventurers

By: Buchan, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1947

Seller ID: 16553

Condition: Very Good


366pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt series logo. Plain dustjacket with a little loss to the spine ends and corners. Gift inscription to flyleaf, very faint spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Uniform edition. Set in the 1680s View more info

Perdita The Life of Mary Robinson

By: Byrne, Paula

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2005

Seller ID: 14877

ISBN: 0007164599

Condition: Fine


Full size paperback of 477pp, with illustrated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. One light crease to spine, otherwise very clean, tight, and as new. The romantic story of the eighteenth century actress, feminist and writer. View more info

The Elusive Earl

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Arrow: 1977

Seller ID: 14053

ISBN: 0099152703

Condition: Very Good


1st paperback edition. 192pp,the paper browning a little with age, softback covers illustrated by Francis Marshall. A clean, tight copy. Romantic adventure set in 1838 - The Earl is invited to visit for the Derby. View more info

Girl With A Pearl Earring

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: £1.50

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2003

Seller ID: 11131

ISBN: 0007172826

Condition: Fine


308pp, softback covers with a photograph from the film. A clean, tight copy. Griet becomes a maid in Vermeer's household View more info

Girl With A Pearl Earring

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: £1.25

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 11376

ISBN: 0006513204

Condition: Fine


249pp, softback covers with a photograph from the film. One light crease to spine, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Griet becomes a maid in Vermeer's household View more info

Falling Angels

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: £2.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2001

Seller ID: 11989

ISBN: 0007108265

Condition: Fine


403p, illustrated softback covers. A very clean, tight copy. The story of two familes in the early years of the 20th century. View more info

Prelude to Parnassus Scenes from the Life of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin 1799 - 1837

By: Cleugh, James

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Arthur Barker: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13857

Condition: Good


342pp, red cloth covered boards with a closed split to the edge of the spine. Frontispiece portrait. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, flyleaf removed, otherwise internally clean. Fictionalised scenes from Pushkin's life. View more info

Patchwork Angel

By: Collins, Laurel

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Zebra Kensington: 1998

Seller ID: 9200

ISBN: 0831758810

Condition: Very Good


318pp, illustrated softback covers a little rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Historical romance, set in the American Civil War View more info

The Gilded Ladder

By: Conway, Laura

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins: 1970

Seller ID: 3079

ISBN: 0002332728

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. 159pp, the edges browning with age. Priceclipped dustjacket by Biro, with a couple of short closed tears. Internally clean. Madelon exploits her orphaned niece, set in Victorian England. View more info

Bill Bailey

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2172

ISBN: 0434142557

Condition: Very Good


213pp, library binding, complete dustjacket. Flyleaf removed and stamp on title page - a good 'reading copy'. Bill becomes Fiona's lodger. View more info

Tilly Trotter

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £3.00

Publisher: BCA: 1980

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 2504

Condition: Very Good


373pp, blue boards. Previous owner's initials on flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. The first Tilly story, set on Tyneside View more info

Tilly Trotter

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2952

ISBN: 0434142735

Condition: Fine


373pp, illustrated dustjacket with one closed tear to the edge. Internally very clean. The first volume of the famous trilogy set in Victorian England. View more info

The Cinder Path

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1978

Seller ID: 3092

Condition: Fine


255pp, browning to edges with age. Complete illustrated dustjacket by John Rose, a little faded to spine. Internally very clean. Partly set in the First World War. View more info

The Harrogate Secret

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Guild: 1989

Seller ID: 3095

Condition: Fine


384pp, complete dustjacket by Gary Keane. A very clean copy. Set in Tyneside in 1843. View more info

The Mallen Girl The Mallen Litter The Tide Of Life The Man Who Cried

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: St Michael: 1987

Seller ID: 3628

ISBN: 0862734029

Condition: Fine


828pp, the edges browning a little with age, complete illustrated dustjacket. Very clean. 4 complete and unabridged stories in one volume. View more info

The Upstart

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £3.50

Publisher: BCA: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 4434

Condition: Fine


349pp, complete dustjacket. A very clean copy. The story of Samuel Fairbrother and his family. View more info