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The Fisher Lass

By: Dickinson, Margaret

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 2001

Seller ID: 10104

ISBN: 0330376853

Condition: Very Good


406pp, softback covers by Gwyneth Jones. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. A love story, set in a fishing community between the wars. View more info

The Red Queen A Transcultural Tragicomedy

By: Drabble, Margaret

Price: £2.00

Publisher: QPD: 2004

Seller ID: 15041

Condition: Fine


Full-size paperback of 358pp. Illustrated softback covers. A very clean, tight, unread copy. A Korean queen's life was not all it seemed - set in eighteenth century Korea and the present day. View more info

Hungry Hill

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1979

Seller ID: 11255

ISBN: 014002344

Condition: Very Good


4051pp, the edges browning a litle with age, illustrated covers with one light crease to front, and one light mark to back, otherwise internally clean and tight. The story of 5 generations of an Irish family View more info

The Glass-Blowers

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6157

Condition: Very Good


320pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges. A couple of tiny spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise a very clean copy. The story of the Busson family before and during the French Revolution. Comes with an article about the book. View more info

Quicksilver

By: Dubay, Sandra

Price: £1.50

Publisher: New York, Leisure Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9353

ISBN: 0843929367

Condition: Good


435pp, illustrtaed softback covers with creases to corners and spine. Internally clean. The passionate romance of China and Gabriel, set on a Virginia plantation View more info

The Three Musketeers

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Dean: 1111

Seller ID: 41

Condition: Very Good


Probably mid 1950s. 248 pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear.Internally clean. A classic adventure story. View more info

Marguerite De Valois

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Waverley: 1111

Seller ID: 2078

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 438 pp, red boards with impressed design. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. Ex library - label on inner board, flyleaf removed, a couple of stamps, otherwise clean. Historical adventure - the Queen plots against Henry of Navarre. View more info

The Forty-Five

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Dent: 1912

Seller ID: 10408

Condition: Good


Everyman edition. 453pp, red cloth covered boards, worn to edges of spine. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. English translation, with an Introduction. A sequel to Chicot the Jester View more info

The Three Musketeers

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Abbey:

Seller ID: 11345

Condition: Very Good


Probably c.1960. 198pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated paper covered boards. Original child owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise clean. View more info

The Man in the Iron Mask

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Airmont: 1967

Seller ID: 15649

ISBN: 0804901503

Condition: Fine


Introduction by Robert L Hillerich. 448pp, the paper browning a very little with age, illustrated softback covers with no creases. Internally very clean and tight. Complete and unabridged - the last adventure of Three Musketeers View more info

Twenty Years After

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dent: 1906

Seller ID: 15696

Condition: Very Good


Complete Everyman Library edition. 751pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt ornament, now a little faded. Internally clean.The further adventures of the Three Musketeers. View more info

The Three Musketeers

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1928

Seller ID: 15926

Condition: Very Good


Everyman Library edition. 639pp, red cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to corners, with gilt ornament to spine. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean.The classic adventures of the Three Musketeers. View more info

La Tulipe Noire

By: Dumas, Alexandre and Blouet, Paul

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Librairie Hachette: 1111

Seller ID: 16092

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1910. French text. New and Revised edition, with explanantory notes in English by Paul Blouet. 281pp, red cloth covered boards, now a little darkened and marked. School stamp to inner board, flyleaf removed, otherwise internally clean. Classic adventure story, set in seventeenth century Holland. View more info

The Queen of Subtleties

By: Dunn, Suzannah

Price: £2.25

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2005

Seller ID: 11384

ISBN: 0007772068

Condition: Fine


314pp, including the new section of author profile, interviwews etc. Illustrated softback covers. A very clean, tight copy. Lucy is the confectioner to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. View more info

Flambard's Confession

By: Durham, Marilyn

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Phoenix: 1982

Seller ID: 10820

ISBN: 1842125184

Condition: Very Good


A large book of 789pp with illustrated covers in a removeable plastic sleeve. Ex library - flyleaf removed and a stamp to the title page, otherwise clean. King William II and his priest. View more info

Romola

By: Eliot, George

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Wm Blackwood & Sons: 1111

Seller ID: 13507

Condition: Very Good


'Stereotyped edition', probably 1880s. 504 pp, marbled boards with leather spine and edges. now a little worn. Marbled edges and endpapers. Engraved title page illustration of Florence, with tissue guard with light fox marks. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Vol VI of the Novels of George Eliot series. View more info

The Conscript or The Invasion of France

By: Erckmann-Chatrian, M M

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Ward Lock:

Seller ID: 10737

Condition: Very Good


Probably late 19th century. 256pp, ornamented red cloth covered boards, with wear to top and bottom of spine. Gilt edges. Engraved frontispiece. A clean copy. Set in the time of Napoleon. View more info

The Blade Of Castlemayne

By: Esler, Anthony

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2951

ISBN: 029776243

Condition: Very Good


307pp, dustjacket with edgewear. Internally very clean. Set in 1590, in the time of Elizabeth I. View more info

A Heroine of France The Story of Joan of Arc

By: Everett-Green, Evelyn

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11090

Condition: Very Good


318pp, blue cloth covered boards with impressed design. Frontispiece illustration. Sunday School prize label on inner board, otherwise internally clean. One of the Nelson's Books for Girls series View more info

The High Adventure

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1949

Seller ID: 166

Condition: Very Good


370 pp, Illustrated dustjacket with wear to edges and portion of loss to bottom of the spine. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The story of Jeremy Veryan, set in Georgian times. View more info