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Sir John Dering A Romantic Comedy

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1111

Seller ID: 9281

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1940. 370pp, red cloth covered boards with author logo. A clean copy. Set in the eighteenth century. View more info

The Honourable Mr Tawnish

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1111

Seller ID: 10040

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 165pp. Red cloth covered boards. Colour illustrations by Brock dated 1913. A clean copy. Adventure - set in the eighteenth century. View more info

My Lord of Wrybourne Being An Account of HIs Further Perils, Grief and Joy

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1948

Seller ID: 13970

Condition: Very Good


280pp, dustjaclet illustrated by H M Brock with a little wear to the edges. A few spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The Earl has retired from the sea, but dark days lie ahead. View more info

The Glad Summer Being a Truly Sentimental Idyll

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13819

Condition: Very Good


215pp, priceclipped dustjacket illustrated by H M Brock is otherwise complete. A few tiny light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. Set in early Victorian times - Nicholas inherits the estate and lives among his tenants incognito. View more info

Salammbo Edition Definitive Avec Des Documents Nouveaux

By: Flaubert, Gustave

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Fasquelle: 1946

Seller ID: 14433

Condition: Very Good


French text, and Appendix. 397pp, the paper browning a little with age, yellow soft covers, a little worn to base of spine. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Part of the Bibliotheque Charpentier. View more info

The Temple of Optimism

By: Flemimg, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8178

ISBN: 0224060759

Condition: Fine


316pp. Complete dustjacket, a little creased to edge. Old pencil price rubbed out on title page, otherwise internally very clean. Set in Derbyshire in 1788. View more info

Lord Hornblower

By: Forester, C S

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4514

Condition: Good


1st USA edition. 322pp, blue cloth covered boards. with wear to edge of spine. A few light marks to margins, not affecting text, so offered as a good ' reading copy'. View more info

Mr Midshipman Hornblower

By: Forester, C S

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1958

Seller ID: 7589

Condition: Good


253pp, orange and white covers, professionally laminated. Ex library, so neat stamp on title page and remains of pocket to inner board, otherwise clean. Sold as a Good 'reading copy'. View more info

The Commodore

By: Forester, C S

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 8437

Condition: Very Good


282pp, red cloth covered boards with black leather label, a little faded to spine. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A ' Captain Hornblower' adventure. View more info

Captain Hornblower R N Hornblower and the Atropos The Happy Return A Ship Of The Line

By: Forester, C S

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 7488

Condition: Very Good


572pp, blue boards. Illustrated dustjacket with a repaired tear to the spine and wear to the edges. Interrnally clean. 3 complete Hornblower stories in one volume. View more info

The Gun

By: Forester, C S

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 1967

Seller ID: 12835

Condition: Very Good


186pp, illustrated softback covers. Internallly clean, tight and Near Fine. Set in the Napoleonic wars in Spain - the story of The Gun became a film. View more info

Hornblower in The West Indies

By: Forester, C S

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Pan: 1968

Seller ID: 14623

ISBN: 0330101420

Condition: Very Good


255pp, the paper browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to edges of spine. Previous owner's initial to inner cover, otherwise internallly clean and tight. Adventure at sea - Hornblower has to stop a mission to free Napoleon View more info

Black Ajax

By: Fraser, George Macdonald

Price: £4.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1997

Seller ID: 10816

ISBN: 0002255855

Condition: Very Good


249pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. Ex library - a couple of neat stamps, but no labels - a clean 'reading copy'. Flashman and the boxer, set in Regency London View more info

Cold Mountain

By: Frazier, Charles

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Sceptre: 1998

Seller ID: 5788

ISBN: 0340680598

Condition: Very Good


1st softback edition. 438pp, the paper browning a little with age, corner clipped to flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. A soldier wounded in the American Civil War goes home. View more info

A Falcon For A Queen

By: Gaskin, Catherine

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1974

Seller ID: 490

Condition: Very Good


317 pp, the edges browning with age, green boards. Internally clean. View more info

Fiona A Falcon For A Queen

By: Gaskin, Catherine

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chancellor: 1984

Seller ID: 1081

ISBN: 0907486541

Condition: Very Good


1st combined edition of these 2 novels. 559 pp, browning slightly to edges with age, complete dustjacket a little rubbed to top of spine. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. View more info

A Falcon For A Queen

By: Gaskin, Catherine

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The Book Club: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 8450

Condition: Very Good


383 pp, red boards. Small light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Set in Australia in the 1850s Gold Rush. View more info

Blake's Reach

By: Gaskin, Catherine

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Fontana: 1974

Seller ID: 11916

ISBN: 0006129722

Condition: Very Good


319 pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Bookseller stamp to inner cover, otherwise internally clean. Smugglers, and refugees from the French Revolution. View more info

The Devil In Harbour

By: Gavin, Catherine

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Companion Book Club: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6040

Condition: Fine


288pp, complete illustrated dustjacket sun darkened to spine and with one short closed tear to edges. Internally clean. Set against the background of the intelligence drama of WWI and the sea battle of Jutland. View more info

Voyage

By: Geras, Adele

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1989

Seller ID: 5863

ISBN: 033345300X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in the Silver Book Box series. 137pp, laminated silver and colour boards illustrated by Ruth Sanderson. A clean copy. Set in 1904, the story of a Jewish family emigrating to America. View more info