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Image for Agatha Christie: First Lady of Crime First Edition Hardback in Dustjacket

Agatha Christie: First Lady of Crime First Edition Hardback in Dustjacket

By: N/A

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88852908

ISBN: 0297772953

Condition: Fine


First edition first impression hardback in original dust jacket , edited by H R F Keating , a near fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , corners are sharp , spine tips are not pushed , usual page toning with age , in near fine jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , couple of tiny black dots to verso top edhe , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box ... View more info

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P. T. Barnum: The Legend and the Man

By: A H Saxon

Price: £24.00

Publisher: USA, Columbia University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88851482

ISBN: 0231056869

Condition: Fine


First edition first impression hardback in original dust jacket , 437 printed pages , complete with all illustrations , black and white and colour pictures , index ,notes , bibliography and appendix , Book has neat name and address to front endpaper , no other inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , in jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , not price-clipped , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookse... View more info

Image for Seize the Day: Diaries 1969-1999 Signed First Printing

Seize the Day: Diaries 1969-1999 Signed First Printing

By: Ann Allestree

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 88845668

ISBN: 0954352084

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket SIGNED with inscription to her friends & DATED 18.7.06 by the author on the title page under her real Penelope Craig , fine book in fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no damage , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , clean , unfaded. , corners are sharp. , in fine jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , not price-clipped, not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable... View more info

Pathfinder Bennett: Airman Extraordinary

By: Archie S. Jackson

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Terence Dalton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848935

ISBN: 0861380886

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no spine lean , in tight binding , corners are sharp. pages are clean , no tears , no creases, in near fine jacket that is slightly spine faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , not price-clipped, not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. View more info

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Campions Career a Study of the Novels of Margery Allingham First Printing

By: B A Pike

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Bowling Green University Popular Press,US: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88846586

ISBN: 0879723793

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , un-read copy , fine book in fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no damage , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are sharp. pages are clean and complete , in fine jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , not price-clipped, tiniest push to one corner , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a fu... View more info

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The Picture Printer of the Nineteenth Century George Baxter 1804-1867 First Edition

By: C T Courteney Lewis

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847010

Condition: Very Good


First edition dated 1911 at bottom of title page , green buckram covers with gilt decor to front and spine plus colour picture to front , 363 printed pages , complete with all colour prints with tissue guards and all black and white plates , pages have slight foxing to the riough cut edges , prelims show toning with age , covers are clean and bright , slightly pushed to corners and spine tips , a nice complete copy . sent well packed , we are an independent bookseller establishe 1999. View more info

The Sinews of Peace Post War Speeches [ First Printing 1948 in Jacket ]

By: Churchill , Winston S

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847028

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , Book has no inscriptions , no marks , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , unfaded. , corners are sharp , pages are clean and complete but foxed , top edge dusty , jacket is not faded , not price-clipped, foxed to flaps and back panel , top spine tip has some small closed nicks , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. View more info

The Shakespeare Almanac [ an Unread First Printing ]

By: Doran , Gregory

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88842218

ISBN: 009192619X

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a new un-read copy , very fine book in very fine dust jacket. not price-clipped , not faded , no tears , no marks full number 2,4,6,8,10,9,7,5,3,1 sequence on copyright page . not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

Fight For The Sky: Story of the Spitfire and Hurricane

By: Douglas Bader

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88849009

ISBN: 0283998407

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing large glossy pictoral paperback original , feint crease to spine. No marks , no inscriptions , no tears , The book is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded , corners are sharp, all pages and pictures are prsent , Sent well packaged We accept Paypal. We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

William Morris By Himself: Designs and Writings First Edition

By: Dr. Gillian Naylor; Bruce Bernard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Time Warner / Sphere: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88853200

ISBN: 0316727989

Condition: Fine


First edition first impression hardback in original dust jacket , un-read copy , fine book in fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears to pages , corners are sharp, spine tips not pushed , in fine jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , not price-clipped , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . View more info

Memoirs of a Station Master First Printing in Jacket

By: Ernest J Simmons

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Adams & Dart: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847411

ISBN: 0239001249

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , almost fine book in almost fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no damage , no spine lean , corners are sharp. pages are clean and complete, , jacket is not faded , no tears , no creases , not price-clipped, We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. View more info

Benjamin Franklin First Printing Folio Society in Slipcase

By: Esmond Wright

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847301

Condition: Fine


Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , First printing a fine copy , salmon boards with gilt titles to blue spine , compiled , edited and intro by Esmond Wright , black and white illustrations , no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no spine lean , unfaded, corners are sharp , slipcase is also fine , no marks , not faded , super copy , A heavy book but no extra shipping will be asked for , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in a strong box . We accept Paypal. We are a full time Independent ... View more info

Lark Rise First edition Folio Society

By: Flora Thompson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847297

Condition: Fine


Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , First printing a fine copy , pictoral boards with gilt tiles to spine , intorduction by Sir Hugh Casson , no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no spine lean , unfaded, corners are sharp , slipcase is almost fine , no marks , minor fade to edge , super copy , A heavy book but no extra shipping will be asked for , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in a strong box . We accept Paypal. We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

Since Yesterday the Nineteen-Thirties in America 1940 First Printing

By: Frederick Lewis Allen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88849765

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in original blue cloth covers with titles to spine , no dust jacket , dated 1940 , a complete copy with all black and white photos , no inscriptions , no tears , edges slightly toned with age and occasional foxing ,boards are clean , minor wear to spine tips and corners , the spine is a little faded , a nice copy . not an ex-library copy . We accept Paypal . We have many similar titles in stock . All orders are sent well wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

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Joseph Conrad Life and Letters 1927 2 Volume Hardback Set

By: G Jean-Aubrey

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88850092

Condition: Very Good


Two matching volumes dated 1927 at bottom of title page , blue boards with gilt titles to spine plus authors facsimile signature to front , both have gilt to top page edges , both have the frontpiece picture of Conrad with tissue gurads , a different picture in each , both are complete with all illustrations , no inscriptions to either , the pages are toned with age but the text is clear and unmarked , vol 2 has bibliography and index ar back , vol 1 front hinge is slightly weak , both vols have slightly faded spine , wear to corners and spine tips , but still a nice set , sent in bubblewrap ... View more info

Christina of Sweden [ 1929 First Printing ]

By: Harrison , Ada

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Howe: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88846014

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in brown hard covers with titles to spine , no dust jacket , no marks , no inscriptions , pages are clean and complete , slight toning with age , no tears , book is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are sharp , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in a strong box . We accept Paypal. We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

Image for Testing Times: Memoirs of a Spitfire Boffin

Testing Times: Memoirs of a Spitfire Boffin

By: Harry Griffiths

Price: £17.00

Publisher: UK, United Writers Publications Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848900

ISBN: 1852000457

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no spine lean , in tight binding , corners are sharp. pages are clean , no tears , no creases, in near fine jacket that is very slightly spine faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , not price-clipped, not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. View more info

Image for Rain Upon Godshill a Further Chapter of Autobiography 1939 First Edition Hardback in Jacket

Rain Upon Godshill a Further Chapter of Autobiography 1939 First Edition Hardback in Jacket

By: J B Priestley

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88849214

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , black boards with gilt titles to spine , 331 printed pages , Book has no inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , corners and spine tips are pushed with minor wear , usual page tonng with age , in jacket that is not faded , not price-clipped showing £12s 6d net on flap , large piece missing top spine tip and bottom spine tip , various other chips and tears , please see pictures , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable du... View more info

William Heath Robinson First Printing in Dustjacket

By: James Hamilton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848502

ISBN: 1851457194

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no spine lean , in tight binding , corners are sharp. full number sequence 2,4,6,8,10,9,7,5,3,1 . pages are clean and complete with all pictures , no tears , no creases, in near fine jacket that is slightly faded at top part of spine , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , not price-clipped, not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a ... View more info

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Undercover Unread Fine First Printing

By: Joe Carter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Century: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847916

ISBN: 178089502X

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , fine book in fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no damage , no spine lean , corners are sharp. pages are clean , no tears , no creases, full number sequence 2,4,6,8,10,9,7,5,3,1 , jacket is not faded , no tears , no creases , not price-clipped, We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. View more info

The Worlds of John Aubrey First Edition Folio Society

By: John Aubrey

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847293

Condition: Fine


Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , First printing a fine copy , cream and red boards with gilt tiles to spine and front , selected and edited by Richard Barber , no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no spine lean , unfaded, corners are sharp , slipcase is also fine , no marks , not faded , super copy , A heavy book but no extra shipping will be asked for , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in a strong box . We accept Paypal. We are a full time Independent bookseller established in ... View more info

Image for Glimpses and Refelctions 1937 First Edition Hardback

Glimpses and Refelctions 1937 First Edition Hardback

By: John Galsworthy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88852118

Condition: Fine


First edition first impression hardback in blue boards with gilt titles to spine . no dust jacket , a near fine book that has no inscriptions , no marks to boards other than 4 tiny dots of colour , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , corners are sharp , `bottom spine tip pushed , usual page toning with age , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

Life of Herod [ 1st Folio Society in Slipcase ]

By: Josephus

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847489

Condition: Fine


Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , First printing a fine copy , illustrated boards with gilt tiles to spine , introduction by Martin Goodman , pictoral endpapers , maps and colour pictures, no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no spine lean , unfaded, corners are sharp , slipcase is also fine , no marks , not faded , super copy , A heavy book but no extra shipping will be asked for , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in a strong box . We accept Paypal. We are a full time Independent b... View more info

Nights Out Life In Cosmopolitan London Unread Fine First Printing

By: Judith R Walkowitz

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Yale: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88844538

ISBN: 0300151942

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , un-read copy , fine book in fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no damage , number sequence 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 , in fine jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , The book is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , clean , unfaded. , corners are sharp , not price-clipped , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We accept Paypal... View more info

Fifty Years in the Fiction Factory the Working Life of Herbert Allingham Unread First Edition

By: Julia Jones

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chelmsford, Golden Duck: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88853177

ISBN: 1899262075

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing large trade paperback original , unread fine copy , no crease to spine. No marks , no inscriptions , no tears , The book is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded , corners are sharp, Sent very well packaged. We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

The Undertaker's Daughter Unread First Printing

By: Kate Mayfield

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Simon and Schuster: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88843729

ISBN: 1471134474

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , un-read copy , fine book in fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no damage , full number sequence 1,3,5,7,9,10,8,6,4,2 , in fine jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , not price-clipped , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. View more info

Enchanted Evening Book 3 of Authors Autobiography

By: Kaye, M. M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Viking UK: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 88839983

ISBN: 0670886831

Condition: Near Fine


First edition second printing hardback in dust jacket , near fine book in near fine dust jacket. not price-clipped , not faded , no tears , full number sequence 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

Image for The Letters of Katherine Mansfield Volume One Edited By J Middleton-Murry  [  1st Printing 1928 ]

The Letters of Katherine Mansfield Volume One Edited By J Middleton-Murry [ 1st Printing 1928 ]

By: Mansfield , Katherine

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88845788

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in hard covers with titles to spine and front , no dust jacket , no marks , no inscriptions apart from a signature to front endpaper , pages are clean and complete with photo of author as frontpiece , slight toning with age , no tears , book is clean and bright spine has faded but still readable , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are pushed , spine tips are pushed and back endaper has a few marks ,not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in... View more info

Image for The Letters of Katherine Mansfield Volume Two Edited By J Middleton-Murry  [  1st Printing 1928 ]

The Letters of Katherine Mansfield Volume Two Edited By J Middleton-Murry [ 1st Printing 1928 ]

By: Mansfield , Katherine

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88845789

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in hard covers with titles to spine and front , no dust jacket , no marks , no inscriptions apart from a signature to front endpaper , pages are clean and complete with photo of author as frontpiece , slight toning with age , no tears , book is clean and bright spine has faded but still readable , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are pushed , spine tips are pushed and back endaper has a few marks ,not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in... View more info

Elizabeth 1 the Word of a Prince a Life from Contemporary Documents first Edition Folio Society in Slipcase

By: Maria Perry

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88845946

Condition: Fine


First printing Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , cream boards , elephant hyde spine , gilt tiles to spine and front , no marks , no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , clean , unfaded. , corners are sharp , all illustrations are present , in maroon slipcase with gilt decorations throughout , slipcase is also fine , no marks , not faded , no dents , super copy , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubble-wrap and in a strong box . We acce... View more info