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Old Saint Paul's : Everyman's Library No. 522

By: Ainsworth, Harrison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10013


The book is in superlative condition having been covered in a fine plastic wrap for decades. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Hardcover View more info

The Respectable Miss Parkington-Smith.

By: Allardyce, Paula

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1964

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 6318


Slight forward lean; page edges are browned and spotted. : JACKET: White areas of front and spine are browned; hinge area of back is partially browned. Exposed edges of flaps are browned.. Not price-clipped. ** Postage for this light book will be A$6 to Australia , A$10 Worldwide. Adjusted after checkout ** Hardcover View more info

The Ruthless Yeomen

By: Anand, Valerie

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Headline: 1991

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 1023


Uniform browning; else fine; A very nice copy: JACKET: Tear to rear repaired with acid-free tape; . Not price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. ISBN: 0747203725. ISBN/EAN: 9780747203728. Hardcover View more info

Women of Ashdon

By: Anand, Valerie

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, Headline: 1992

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 2700


Mild browning; Very light foxing to prelims. A handsome copy: JACKET: Small crease in front flap; merest shelfwear; lightest foxing inside. Otherwise immaculate. Not price-clipped. First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 0747204969. ISBN/EAN: 9780747204961. Hardcover View more info

Gildenford

By: Anand, Valerie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31821


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Edges foxed and browned. Small brown marks from adhesive tape on front and rear endpapers. ISBN: 0701122714. ISBN/EAN: 9780701122713. Hardcover View more info

The Norman Pretender

By: Anand, Valerie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1980

Seller ID: 31823


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges moderately browned/ foxed. Small brown marks from adhesive tape on front and rear endpapers. ISBN: 070112508X. ISBN/EAN: 9780701125080. Hardcover View more info

Anne Boleyn

By: Anthony, Evelyn

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, Museum Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2464


Sporadic foxing; free end pages browned; Square and tight. Numbers in Texta on front free end page : JACKET: Spine and back soiled; several tears at flaps and spine repaired with acid-free tape inside; sellotape outside. Stained inside; front and edges creased; flaps foxed. Not price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Hardcover View more info

Satyrica

By: Arbiter, Petronius

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 24970


Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Edges slightly browned/foxed. Minor marks & wear to boards and slipcase.. Illustrator: Neil Packer. Hardcover View more info

The Lovely and the Damned

By: Beeby, Otto

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1161


Slight forward lean; sellotape stains to free end page; spotting to page edges and prelims; : JACKET: Modest edgewear; soiling to rear; . Price-clipped. Hardcover View more info

The Long Ships: a Saga of the Viking Age

By: Bengtsson, Frans G : translated From The Swedish by Michael Meyer

Price: $17.90

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1955

Seller ID: 24176


Minor bumping and edgewear to boards. Cardboard exposed on boards from edgewear and rubbing. Significant rubbing and edgewear to jacket. Tape repair on outside of back of jacket. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Now protected in non-adhesive clear wrap. Hardcover View more info

Trask

By: Berry, Don

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 1960

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 1041


Free end pages and page edges spotted; internally quite clean; A serviceable copy of a rather uncommon title: JACKET: Very worn jacket; chips missing from top and bottom of spine. Very rubbed at edges but front image substantially complete. ; . Price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Hardcover View more info

Challenge to Destiny

By: Boileau, Ethelleau and Baxter Ellis

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson:

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 1056


Average copy with the odd bumping and scuffing; but with clean pages. Nice tight copy; Catalogue numbers on free end page. : JACKET: None Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Hardcover View more info

Gateway to Fortune

By: Bourne, Peter

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 1952

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 1018


Boards a bit scuffed and stained; pages slightly browned; Tape residue to free end pages and pastedowns; browned edges. : JACKET: Chipped plus a few minor tears; particularly to spine. Sellotape repair to spine top; . Not price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Hardcover View more info

Fall of the Eagle

By: Bourne, Peter

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 1967

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 1016


Mild spotting to edges; inked catalogue numbers on free end page; A nice copy: JACKET: Small chips and edgewear; a bit soiled to the back; . Not price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Hardcover View more info

The Court of Love

By: Bourne, Peter

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1958

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 2494


Light bump to boards; Prelims and page edges lightly foxed. Number in Texta on front free end page A pretty copy: JACKET: Edges worn with creases and tiny tears at spine; three corners chipped; small tear at back corner. Lightly marked front and back; flaps and inside lightly foxed. Not price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Hardcover View more info

Black Gold

By: Bourne, Peter

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1964

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 2973


Boards very lightly bumped and marked; Feps and page edges lightly marked Sticker and numbers in Texta on front free end page : JACKET: Lightly scuffed with spine and corners rubbed and two small tears at front; lightly foxed flaps and inside. Not price-clipped. ** Postage for this light book will be A$6 to Australia , A$10 Worldwide. Adjusted after checkout ** Hardcover View more info

Nell Gwyn: a Decoration

By: Bowen, Marjorie

Price: $17.90

Publisher: London, Hodder And Stoughton: 1930

Edition: Yellow Jacket

Seller ID: 3571


Some shelfwear to board edges; spine scattered spotting to edges and some interior pages. : JACKET: Chipping wear to corners/spine. General wear.. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Gift Dedication, neat to early pages. ** Postage for this light book will be A$6 to Australia , A$10 Worldwide. Adjusted after checkout ** Hardcover View more info

Eagle in the Snow

By: Breem, Wallace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Victor Gollancz: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31654


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Prominent brown marks from adhesive tape on front and rear endpapers. Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. ISBN: 0575004010. ISBN/EAN: 9780575004016. Hardcover View more info

H. M. S. Surprise

By: Brian, Patrick O'

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins (Harpercollins): 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1167


Minor bumping to spine; very slight forward lean. ; Some yellowing and marking to prelim pages; sporadically spotted inside; mild page edge browning A solid and clean copy: JACKET: Very small chips to edges; . Not price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). ISBN: 0002213168. ISBN/EAN: 9780002213165. Hardcover View more info

The Hellbuster

By: Bruno, Frank

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6000


Boards lightly bumped; Prelims and page edges lightly foxed. Darkened top page edges. : JACKET: Front chipped; three corners lightly chipped; edges worn with spine rubbed and one medium tear at back; back lightly soiled. Not price-clipped. Hardcover View more info

Dear and Glorious Physician

By: Caldwell, Taylor

Price: $14.90

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1959

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 2679


Gentle bump to spine; Prelims; page edges; and one text page lightly spotted. Owner name on front free end page : JACKET: Front corners chipped; two long tears at flaps repaired inside with sellotape; numerous tiny tear at spine. Lightly soiled at front; lightly stained at back; flaps and inside lightly browned . Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Hardcover View more info

Oscar and Lucinda

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27779


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Mild Uniform Browning. Minor marks/wear to boards, jacket, page edges. ISBN: 0702221163. ISBN/EAN: 9780702221163. Hardcover View more info

Love At the Helm

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: $37.90

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld And Nicolson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5981


Very light bump to boards; Clean and sound. Signed in glorious pink by the author on a label stuck neatly to the first free page. The label in slightly browned as if it has been caressed too oft. : JACKET: Edges lightly worn. Not price-clipped. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Signed by Author. ISBN: 0297778188. ISBN/EAN: 9780297778189. Hardcover View more info

King Rat

By: Clavell, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph: 1963

Seller ID: 31215


Prior owners' signatures. Minor edgewear to boards slightly exposing cardboard. Second printing. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good , slightly cocked. Dust Jacket quite worn at edges, small chips and tears. Prior Bookseller sticker or stamp. Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. Hardcover View more info

The Tune That They Play

By: Clive, William

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19787


Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Jacket a bit spotted and stained inside. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Hardcover View more info

Blue Baccy

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, MacDonald: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3752


Tape residue to boards. Library stamps; markings and card holder to prelims. : JACKET: Some spotting and edgewear; clean cut to front flap - not affecting text. Second Printing. Illustrator: Tessa Jordan. ** Postage for this light book will be A$6 to Australia , A$10 Worldwide. Adjusted after checkout ** Hardcover View more info

The Winter King : A Novel of Arthur

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $14.90

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 11789


Slight browning to page edges, minor shelfwear. JACKET: Minor scrattling and edgewear. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 0312144474. ISBN/EAN: 9780312144470. Hardcover View more info

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The Winter King : A Novel of Arthur

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $14.90

Publisher: U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 12414


Minor soiling and bumping to edges; light soiling to front board. JACKET: Light scrattling and edgewear. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Prior owner's signature in ink. ISBN: 0312144474. ISBN/EAN: 9780312144470. Hardcover View more info

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Sharpe's Trafalgar : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins (Harpercollins): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11148


Slight browning to top page edge, tiny bump to spine ends. JACKET: Minor edgewear. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 0002258749. ISBN/EAN: 9780002258746. Hardcover View more info

The Burning Land

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $17.90

Publisher: USA, Harper Collins: 2010

Seller ID: 24012


Minor soiling to boards. First US Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. Hardcover View more info