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Pahute Indian Legends

By: Palmer, William R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Utah, Deseret Book Company Publishers,: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000172

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Good++. First Edition. 8vo. Beige cloth bound boards with red decoration. Boards are mottled with old damp stain. The red titling and decoration is bright and clean. The book is tight and sound in pictorial dust wrap which is chipped and torn to edges. 134 pp. Presentation note on front paste down from a former owner from the US 'Salt Lake City', to a Welsh couple. Internally the book is NEAR FINE with lovely black and white illustrations.; 000172; 8vo View more info

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Glass Houses A Chief Inspector Gamache Thriller

By: Penny Louise

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sphere: 2017

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 114495

ISBN: 0751566578

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


Near FINE black boards with bright gilt to the spine. Light small mark on covers - negligible. In a FINE pictorial d/j. The dust jacket is not price clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. An 'AS NEW' copy. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. Very Clean, Tight and Bright. (8) + 391 pp. The 13th book in the wonderful Canadian 'Three Pines/Inspector Gamache' series. Gift Quality. See Images. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Nature of the Beast A Chief Inspector Gamache Thriller

By: Penny Louise

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sphere: 2015

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 114500

ISBN: 0751552631

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Near FINE dark blue boards with bright gilt to the spine. Light mark on covers - negligible. In a Near FINE pictorial d/j. The dust jacket is not price clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. A Near 'As New' copy. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. Very Clean, Tight and Bright. (6) + 376 pp. The 11th book in the wonderful Canadian 'Three Pines/Inspector Gamache' series. Gift Quality. See Images. ; Three Pines/inspector Gamache... View more info

Aquila Alliance College Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

By: Radosz, Thaddeus S. (editor) Makowski, John P. (advisor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: 1967

Seller ID: 004677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


College year book. Includes photo strip, loosely inserted, possibly old student? Reverse of title page reads 'Yearbooks and annuals have usually been dedicated to outstanding individuals who have proven themselves worthy of such honor. We the 1966-67 Aquila staff, dedicate this yearbook not to an outstanding individual but to an entire nation. The people of Poland are now celebrating 1,000 years of Christianity.' NO INSCRIPTIONS. Numerous black and white illustrations.... View more info

Khaki and Blue. Writing in Battledress New Series. Winter 1944-45

By: Ratazzi, Peter (edited by)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London ?, A Staples Publication: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000069

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decoratively lettered card covers. Good to Very Good/No DustJacket. First Edition. 8vo. 48 pp + the covers are printed on. From 'The Forces Writer's Circle'. These are Second World War Poems, Articles & Stories by 21 contributors including the Editor Peter Ratazzi, plus Capt. F. J. Bellenger. M. P. ; Emanuel Litvinoff; Bruce Bain; Harry Blacker; Jack Bromberg; Noel A. Jones; Molly Francis; J. B. Ashby; Tom Cheshire; Maurice Lindsay; Louis Kati... View more info

Code (Tory Brennan 3)

By: Reichs, Kathy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 2013

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 113168

ISBN: 0434021849

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


FINE Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original FINE publishers' pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket on this book is referred to as the 'Adult Cover' and is (a flaming rose) in full colour and is NOT the b/w 'hand' image d/j as shown in many of the 'stock' images. (Possibly a UK cover rather than the USA version? ) . A Third Impression. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (6) + 408 + (2) pages. "Life appears peaceful on Loggerhead Island - rescued fro... View more info

Canadian Writing Today

By: Richler, Mordecai

Price: £8.00

Publisher: England, Penguin Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000080

ISBN: 0140030379

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Paper Back. Good+/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo. Writing today is a series devoted to current literature, in verse and prose, from countries and continents all over the world. Canadian writing includesMarie-Claire Blais, Leonard Cohen, Northrop Frye, J K Galbraith, Mavis Gallant, Margaret Lawrence, Brian Moore, Pierre Trudeau, David Wevill and George Woodcock. some translated from the french by over forty writers. Among these are Marie-Claire Blais, Leonard Cohen, Northr... View more info

The Happy Hunting Grounds

By: Roosevelt, Kermit

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1920

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 001759

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Brown cloth covers with orange and cream pictorial design and cream titIing. Spine a little sunned/dulled - but titling clear enough. Pictorial boards. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Some Offsetting/foxing. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard. A masking tape repair to one corner of one plate otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated with photographs by the author. 182 pp. Rough cut pages. Some thumbing. A Former Owner's note/name, etc, on the half title.... View more info

Furthermore

By: Runyon, Damon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106536

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Damon Runyon Presents Furthermore a Companion Book of Stories to "More Than Somewhat" Once Again E C Bentley draws the pictures. Edges of covers faded, illus to front cover, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, 317pp, Name/writing on front endpaper. Pages browning with age, overall a very good copy, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 106536; 8vo View more info

Jim Dandy. Fat Man in a Famine. a Play

By: Saroyan, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, FABER AND FABER: 1948

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 106540

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, dustwrap torn and chipped, red boards slightly mottled, gilt titling to spine, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 130pp, "William Saroyan...the only playwright who has received both the New York Drama Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.""...The play takes place inside a transparent egg...the scene is actually the inside of a Public Library which is inside the egg..." Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 106540; 8vo View more info

Pears Encyclopaedia of Myths and Legends. (4 volumes) Western and Northern Europe, Central and Southern Africa. The Orient. Oceania and Australia, the Americas. Ancient Near and Middle East Ancient Greece and Rome.

By: Savill, Shiela (Geoffrey Parrinder, Mary Barker, Christopher Cook, Elizabeth Locke)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1976/8

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112653

ISBN: 0720709318

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


An Ex-REFERENCE Library set. The Complete FOUR (4) volume Set each in their original pictorial d/js, which are very slightly sunned, but all titling is VERY clear and bright. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Each volume in black boards, with gilt titling to spine, extremities rubbed, corners and head/tail of spine a little bumped here and there. All FIRST EDITIONS 1976/1977/1977/1978. A black and white frontispiece to each volume. 223/191/223/247pp - per volume respectively. Profusely... View more info

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Star Trek . Academy . Collision Course (SIGNED by William Shatner)

By: Shatner, William (with Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-Stevens)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113913

ISBN: 141650396X

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. SIGNED on the Title page by WILLIAM SHATNER. Very Clean Dark Green boards with bright Silver-gilt tiling to the spine. A little light storage 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine, and bottom front tip of the corner - NO damage just lightly 'turned'. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. NO in... View more info

American Poetry The Puritans Through Walt Whitman

By: Shucard, Alan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Amhurst, University of Massachusetts Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 47658

ISBN: 0870237195

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy lettered card covers. No dustjacket as issued. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. 207 pp. Excellent brief study of earlier American poetry. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Broken

By: Slaughter, Karin

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Century: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111110

ISBN: 1846052041

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. SLIGHT bumping to the head/tail of the spine - negligible. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 406 pp. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. " We are introduced once again to former Grant County medical examiner Sara Linton, Lena Adams, & Special Agent Will Trent... View more info

The United States Marine Corps in World War II The One-Volume History, from Wake to Tsingtao by the Men who fought in the Pacific, and by Distinguised Marine Experts, Authors, and Newspapermen.

By: Smith, S. E. (compiler & editor) ;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 109942

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and the title is also blind-stamped on the front cover. A few slightly 'streaky' lines to the covers (fairly negligible) but it looks as if this may be as flaw in the cloth? . Slightly 'rubbed'/'bumped' to the head/tail of the covers. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is Not price-clipped. There is also a small green 'Foyles' bookshop sticker on the front blank pastedown (endpaper) under th... View more info

The Spider. The Master of Men! - September 1934 ORIGINAL Issue Volume 3. No. 4. Feature Story - ' Reign of Silver Terror'

By: Stockbridge Grant ; Arthur Leo Zagat; Emile C. Tepperman et al

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U. S. A., Popular Publications Inc. ,: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110963

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


An ORIGINAL issue of this now scarce pulp publication. In the original pictorial paper wraps. Sold AF as described. Featuring the full length novel "Reign of the Silver Terror' by Grant Stockbridge, and including other short stories/articles - 'Doc Turner makes Death Medicine' by Arthur Leo Zagat; 'Amateur Night' - For Killers' by Emile C. Tepperman; + ' The Web'- More real anti-crime dope - from a man who knows - Inspector Leslie T. White. . Complete with full colou... View more info

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The Little Friend. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION in SLIPCASE ((Special Edition)

By: Tartt, Donna

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition (Signed Limited Edition)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114116

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


SIGNED LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies only. The Deluxe issue of the First English Edition, Limited to 350 Signed copies. Signed by the Author under her printed name on the title page and Numbered at the foot of the same page. No other Inscriptions or Marks. AS NEW in a near As New SLIPCASE. Unused. Unread. Quarter bound with Bright orange boards with blind stamped decoration, black leather spine and bright copper-orange titling. Orange endpapers and orange page fore-edges... View more info

The Works of Alfred Tennyson. Poet Laureate

By: TENNYSON Alfred

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, C. Kegan Paul & Co: 1879

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 107026

Condition: Good+


This book is 'The Works' and includes Dramas, not just the poetry. An Attractive dk. blue full leather binding, 5 raised bands/gilt compartments with decorations and bright burgundy label with gilt titling to spine. There is also some gilt decs/banding/decorative edges to the front and rear boards. The corners and head/tail of the spine are lightly bumped with all extremities a little rubbed/scuffed but all now toned in nicely with leather polish and the book now look... View more info

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The Life and Letters of John Hay . Volumes 1 & 2 (Complete Set in 2 Volumes)

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London and Boston, Constable and Company Ltd / Houghton Mifflin Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001329

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Both volumes uniform in burgundy coloured cloth-covered boards with gilt titling to the spines. No dust-jackets. Extremities rubbed, corners and head/tail of spines bumped/rubbed. Some marks, but overall sound tight covers. Some patching where an old library label/numbers would have been - but overall the set looks quite good. SEE IMAGES. Both volumes now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and look quite Good. (Images taken without the new cle... View more info

Feminist Literary History. A Defence

By: Todd Janet

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Polity Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7598

ISBN: 0745605133

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine in the original publisher's decorated dustjacket, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. 162 pp. "Todd offers an analysis and defence of the feminist literary history practised by Elaine Showalter and other contemporary American literary critics. She argues that this approach rightly links the political concerns of feminist criticism to the uncovering... View more info