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This Above All.

By: ADCOCK, Almey St John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd, 1924.:

Seller ID: 39000


1st edition. By the author of "The Man Who Lived Alone". Pp.319, front free endpaper absent, browning to title page, pencil gift message to inside front board, final page has a 2" tear exposing hinge webbing to lower inner spine. Red cloth with black title to front and spine. A scarce title. Good. View more info

Doctor Adrian. A Story of Old Holland.

By: ALCOCK, Deborah.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: The Religious Tract Society, nd. (c.1925).:

Seller ID: 44407


By the author of "Crushed Yet Conquering". Pp.417, colour frontispiece + 2 further full colour plates and several black & white illustrations, owner's name to reverse of frontispiece, remains of original dustwrapper pasted to front free endpapers. Green illustrated cloth. G+. View more info

A Captive in the Land.

By: ALDRIDGE, James.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962.:

Seller ID: 12788


1st ed. Fiction. A tense novel, it offers an authentic, vivid and above all unbiased picture of Russia. Pp. 376, spotting to fep. and closed page edges not affecting text. Dark red mottled cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w (jacket designed by P. Youngman Carter). G+/G+. View more info

Retrato En Sepia. (Portrait in Sepia).(Signed).

By: ALLENDE, Isabel.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Madrid: Areté, 2001. 8401341558:

Seller ID: 37708


12th edition. Spanish edition. A sequel to Allende's 'Daughter of Fortune' as it follows Eliza Sommers' grand-daughter - Aurora del Valle...War and history are important in this novel; Allende has confided she always does thorough historical research for her novels for accuracy. Also, she describes the ultra conservative characteristics of Chilean society at that time".(Wiki). Pp.345, inscribed by the author to half-title page. Black cloth with gilt titles to fron... View more info

The Scarlet Goose.

By: ALMEDINGEN, E.M.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970.:

Seller ID: 10627


1st ed. Fiction. Captures the dramatic conflict of a break with tradition in this story of a young Renaissance artist. Pp. 306/1Biography. Scarlet cloth, illustrated d/w, slight rubbing to edges and cover. VG/G. View more info

Abra of Poictiers: A Story of the Days of S.Hilary.

By: AMES, M.E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet & Co., 1900. 0:

Seller ID: 34223


1st edition. Historical fiction account of the life of the fourth century bishop and Early Church Father, St.Hilary. Pp.x/189, endpapers browned. Green cloth, publishers 'file copy' label to front, spine slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

Collected Short Stories.

By: AMIS, Kingsley.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1980.:

Seller ID: 22926


1st ed. "Kingsley Amis's 'Collected Short Stories' contains almost everything that he has published in that genre." Pp. 303, owner's name to fep. Yellow cloth, d/w has sunning to spine and lower front wrap. G+/G+. View more info

In the Grip of the Mormons.

By: AN ESCAPED WIFE OF A MORMON ELDER.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Henry Hardingham, nd.:

Seller ID: 40347


Anti-Mormon novel. Probably a later version of "Mormonism Unveiled" by Orvilla S.Belisle. 18cms x -11cms. Pp.151/2(ads for other publications), front endpaper absent(?), owner's embossed address to half-title page, toning to endpapers, front hinge cracked to expose webbing but holding. Red cloth, edges of spine and boards rubbed. Scarce. Good. View more info

Effie's Friends; Or Chronicles of Woods and Shore.

By: ANON. [ LADY AUGUSTA NOEL (nee) KEPPEL ].

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet, 1875.:

Seller ID: 33315


Victorian children's short stories written anonomously by Lady Augusta Noel ,wife of Ernest Noel and daughter of General George Thomas Keppel. Stories include: The Swallow's Story; The Peacock's Story; The Sparrow's Story; and The Seagull's Story. Pp.192, head and tailpiece illustrations by W.Harry Rogers, some spotting to closed page edges not affecting pages internally. Maroon bevelled cloth with gilt decorated title to front and spine, slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

Miss Toosey's Mission.

By: ANON. [Evelyn Whitaker].

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd, nd.(c.1900s). 0:

Seller ID: 38937


By the author of "Laddie", "Tip-Cat", "Our Little Ann", "Pen", "Dear". Pp.92, line drawing frontispiece by Edith Ellison, browning to endpapers and spotting to closed page edges. Dark blue/green cloth with 'art nouveau' blind-stamped and gilt decorated title to front and spine, edges rubbed. G+. ** Evelyn Whitaker (1844 - 1929) was an English novelist. Whitaker was born in Herne Bay, Kent and died in Hammersmith, London at the age of 84. She remained a spinster all her... View more info

The Episode Guide to the Galaxy.

By: ANON.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Future Publishing, 1996.:

Seller ID: 21205


"Fact-packed episode guides to: Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, Space: 1999". P/b with illustrated cover; crease to rear cover. G+. View more info

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The Story of Hassan (Hassan Ali Shah): A Novel of India written by Himself and Englished by John Anthony.

By: ANTHONY, John. (Englished by).

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London: Nisbet & Co.Ltd, 1928. 0:

Seller ID: 40414


First edition. "There is something very piquant about Hassan's account of the English in India and of their quaint ideas of order and practice, the absurdity and extravagance of which are a continued surprise to him when contrasted with the eminently sane and reasonable native practices in such matters as bribery, perjury and the proper chastisement of a wife. This entertaining autobiography is interspersed with characteristic anecdotes told by an Indian story-teller." ... View more info

Total Recall.

By: ANTHONY, Piers.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.,1989. 0688052096:

Seller ID: 28209


1st ed. Based on Philip K.Dick's short story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" this is the novelisation of the 1990 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Pp.246, red endpapers. Grey cloth spine with lighter grey boards, illustrated d/w designed by Teresa Bonner has minor edge wear and has clear protective wrap. VG/G+. View more info

Badenheim 1939. (Translated by Dalya Bilu.)

By: APPELFELD, Aharon.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1981.:

Seller ID: 19027


1st British ed. "A spellbinder, very different from any other Holocaust novel, and all the more harrowing because of its poetic simplicity." Pp. 148/1Biography, frontis. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w rubbed at front edge. VG/G+. View more info

The Celibate.

By: ARDITTI, Michael.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993. 1856192199:

Seller ID: 35393


"The story of a young, unnamed ordinand with his mind full of God and his heart closed to love...This is an intelligent and emotive novel, with a unique fictional structure which integrates the contemporary and the historical, the personal and the theological, the comic and the polemic in a revelatory way." Pp.341, slight toning to pages. Red cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info