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Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £4.52

Publisher: London, Valentine, Mitchell & Co. Ltd.: 1971

Seller ID: 429338

ISBN: 0853031193

Condition: Good


Hardcover (third edition), slightly cocked. Marks, scores and one or two minor abrasions on slightly sunned jacket. Edges, leading corners and spine sides of jacket are creased and worn, with three or four minor nicks. Spine ends of jacket and hardcover are bumped. Few faint marks on page block. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Text remains clear throughout. TS View more info

Lazarus

By: Absire, Alain

Price: £4.28

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber.: 1988

Seller ID: 239412a

ISBN: 0571145302

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Jacket and hardcover spine ends are lightly bumped. Some pages are nicked on upper edges. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. View more info

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Birds of Paradise

By: Abu-Jaber, Diana

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 2011

Seller ID: 453732

ISBN: 0393064611

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Good condition. First edition. Very slight edge-wear and one or two very minor scores and bumps on dust jacket. Minor wear on upper leading corners of jacket. Hardcover spine ends and upper leading corner of front board are bumped. Binding is sound, pages are clean, and the text is clear. AF View more info

Anthills of the Savannah

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: £13.30

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 461837

ISBN: 0434006041

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. First UK edition. CM View more info

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Anthills of the Savannah

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1987

Seller ID: 479491

ISBN: 0434006041

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. Very good condition. First UK edition. Faint crease along the hardcover spine, which is slightly cocked. Light foxing on the page block. Pages are clean; all text is clear. CM View more info

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Anthills of the Savannah

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1987

Seller ID: 494967

ISBN: 0434006041

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. First UK edition. Light shelfwear and a few faint scores on the jacket. Minor marks on a few pages. Text is clear throughout. CM View more info

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Joseph Conrad and the Reader: Questioning Modern Theories of Narrative and Readership

By: Acheraiou, Amar

Price: £32.33

Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave MacMillan: 2009

Seller ID: 436623

ISBN: 0230228119

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Boards, page block, early and closing blank pages are lightly marked. Light patch of residue on front board. Minor bumps on a few pages. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

Milton in America

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £8.39

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020500

ISBN: 1856196968

Condition: Very Good


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The Plato Papers : A Prophecy

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £9.39

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 184913

ISBN: 1856197018

Condition: Very Good


Very good condition, d/w has some minor light wear, page block is lightly tanned, signed on title page, clear, bright and tight. View more info

Chatterton

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £6.37

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 274171

ISBN: 0241123488

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Jacket has some superficial marks. Spine ends, on jacket and hardcover, are slightly bumped and creased. Upper and lower edges/corners, on jacket, are lightly bumped and creased. Page block is tanned. Page edges are tanned throughout, not affecting text. Contents are sound, clean, clear. BW View more info

Milton in America

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £5.37

Publisher: London, U.K., Sinclair-Stevenson: 1996

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 274192

ISBN: 1856196968

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Signed dedication by author on title page. Dust jacket is quite scuffed, with numerous surface scratches and one or two small indentations. Small tear to upper edge of front jacket, near spine head. Some light creasing just below upper edges of jacket. Jacket spine ends and leading corners are rather worn. Light fading along upper edge of front board, near upper front leading corner. Light crease to head of hardcover spine. Hardcover spine ends are slightly bumped and leading corners are a little worn. Page block is quite sunned, with one or two small grubby marks. Pages are sunned.... View more info

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Milton in America

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £4.71

Publisher: London, Auckland, Melbourne, Singapore, Toronto, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1996

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 408497

ISBN: 1856196968

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Signed by the author on title page. Dust jacket is a little scuffed and edge-worn, with several surface scratches. Moderate wear to jacket spine ends and leading corners. Upper and lower edges of boards are a little faded. Minor patchy fading on boards. Hardcover spine is a little faded, with light wear to ends. Pages are quite tanned. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text is clear. AF View more info

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First Light

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £3.92

Publisher: New York, Grove Weidenfeld: 1989

Seller ID: 445424

ISBN: 0802111610

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. First US edition. One or two marks on boards and page block. Spine is a little worn. Contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

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Chatterton

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1987

Seller ID: 448177

ISBN: 0241123488

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Good condition. First edition. Slight edge-wear and a few scores, bumps and marks on dust jacket. Slight foxing on flaps. Lower leading corner of front flap is clipped. Hardcover spine ends and upper leading corner of front board and lower leading corner of rear board are bumped. Page block and pages are tanned. Binding is sound, and the text is clear. AF View more info

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First Light

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1989

Seller ID: 448178

ISBN: 0241124980

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Good condition. Some edge-wear and one or two scores, bumps and nicks on dust jacket. Hardcover spine ends are a little bumped. Page block and pages are tanned. Binding is sound, and the text is clear. AF View more info

The Mangle House: A Lancashire Tale

By: Ackworth, John

Price: £8.39

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1902

Edition: No Earlier Edition Stated

Seller ID: 089965

Condition: Good


gilt lettering and sunning to spine, gilt top of page block, small chips and tears to head and tail of spine, lightly rubbed bottom corners of boards, previous owner's name on FEP, age stain on FEP and BEP, age spotting on some pages, otherwise text clean and tight View more info

Art and Ideas in eighteenth-Century Italy: Lectures given at the Italian Institute 1957-1958

By: Acton, Harold; Berlin, Isaiah; Blakiston, Noel; d'Entreves, Alessandro P.; Haskell, Francis; Levey, Michael; McKie, Douglas; Melchiori, Girogio; Roberts, John; Towneley, Simon

Price: £19.78

Publisher: Rome, Edizioni Di Storia E Letteratura: 1960

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 194873

Condition: Acceptable


Pubblicazioni dell'institutu Italiano di Cultura di Londra, no. IV. Text of Berlin's lecture (on Vico) marked in pencil. Contents otehrwise clean and sound; worn cover, fixed in tape; owner's name on first page. View more info

Illuminations

By: Aczel, Thamas

Price: £10.06

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1982

Seller ID: 193000

ISBN: 0571118275

Condition: Very Good


Sound publication with clean pages and clear content. Slight thin mark across back of dust jacket. View more info

The Key of the Tower

By: Adair, Gilbert

Price: £2.02

Publisher: London, Vintage: 1998

Seller ID: 186599

ISBN: 074939661x

Condition: Good


Light wear to cover, contents clean and sound. View more info

The Key of the Tower

By: Adair, Gilbert

Price: £5.37

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1997

Seller ID: 427759

ISBN: 0436204290

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Jacket upper leading corners, upper edges and spine head are slightly creased. Hardcover spine foot is a little bumped. A few light marks on front board. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

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Ariel, A Review of International English Literature: Volume 12, Number 2, April 1981

By: Adam, Ian (ed.)

Price: £6.71

Publisher: Alberta, Canada, The University of Calgary: 1981

Seller ID: 408108

Condition: Good


Paperback with a few superficial marks on covers, and slightly creased leading corners and spine sides. Edges, leading corners and spine ends are worn; lower leading corners of covers and all pages are a little bent. Closed nick by spine foot. Minor marks on page block and leading edge of FEP. All text remains clear. TS View more info

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Ariel, A Review of International English Literature: Volume 19, Number 2, April 1988

By: Adam, Ian (ed.)

Price: £6.71

Publisher: Alberta, Canada, The University of Calgary: 1988

Seller ID: 408109

Condition: Good


Paperback with a few superficial marks and pencil on covers, and slightly creased spine. Edges, leading corners, spine sides and spine ends are worn. Minor marks and one or two small dents on page block, the latter very slightly affecting a few page edges within. All text remains clear. TS View more info

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Ariel, A Review of International English Literature: Volume 19, Number 4, October 1988

By: Adam, Ian (ed.)

Price: £6.71

Publisher: Alberta, Canada, The University of Calgary: 1988

Seller ID: 408110

Condition: Good


Paperback with very few superficial marks on covers. Edges, leading corners, spine sides and spine ends are slightly worn. One or two marks on page block. All text remains clear. TS View more info

The Tragic Protest

By: Adamczewski, Zygmunt

Price: £10.73

Publisher: The Hague, Netherlands, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers: 1963

Seller ID: 183111

Condition: Acceptable


Paperback with French flaps. Large chip on bottom left corner of front cover. Covers discoloured and slightly soiled, cracked spine; text clean and sound throughout. View more info

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Almost Perfect

By: Adams, Alice

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 505287

ISBN: 0679423982

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover and jacket. From the collection of Jessica Mitford. Signed by the author Alice Adams and dedicated to Jessica Mitford on title page ("For Decca - all admiring best regards - Alice A. 12/11/93"). Minor mark on title page. Rough cut pages. Content is clear throughout. Very good condition. TA View more info

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The Changing Face of Arthurian Romance: Essays on Arthurian Prose Romances in Memory of Cedric E. Pickford

By: Adams, Alison; Diverres, Armel H.; Stern. Karen; Varty, Kenneth (eds.)

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, D. S. Brewer: 1986

Seller ID: 504265

ISBN: 0859912272

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Jacket is slightly sunned on spine. Page block and page edges are lightly tanned (with a few very minor marks on the former). Text is clear throughout. Arthurian Studies XVI. TS View more info

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Plot Twist

By: Adams, Eric

Price: £8.55

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Paperbacks: 1995

Seller ID: 468809

ISBN: 0312956096

Condition: Good


Paperback. Lightly shelf-worn covers with a few scores. Text is clear. AF View more info

The Rain-Soaked Bride

By: Adams, Guy

Price: £7.16

Publisher: London, Del Rey: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 428384

ISBN: 0091953162

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover - first edition, first printing. Spine ends and upper leading corners of jacket and hardcover are slightly bumped. Text is clear throughout on sound, clean pages. TS View more info

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Beyond the Barrier with Byrd

By: Adams, Harry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chicago and New York, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 485529

Condition: Good


Hardcover (no jacket) in good condition. First edition. General exterior wear and fading, with bumped and nicked spine ends. Light marks and tanning on the page block and some pages. Sticker on front pastedown; stamp and residue on FEP. The binding is sound with clear content throughout. CM View more info

Angel Gateway

By: Adams, Jane

Price: £3.36

Publisher: London, Macmillan (an Imprint of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 281513

ISBN: 033390169X

Condition: Good


First Edition, First Printitng. Hardcover with bumped spine ends, upper leading corner of front board and lower leading corner of rear board. Three noticeable bumps to rear board; paper cover of board is slightly damaged. Dust jacket has creased and lightly worn upper and lower edges and leading corners and some superficial scores. Three small punctures at the middle of rear dust jacket. One tear on lower edge of dust jacket. Two tiny marks on head of page block. Pages are clean, binding is sound, and text remains clear throughout. T View more info

Cool for Cats

By: Adams, Jessica

Price: £1.18

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Black Swan: 2003

Seller ID: 028205

ISBN: 0552770841

Condition: Good


creasing to the cover and down the spine. View more info

Single White E-mail

By: Adams, Jessica

Price: £1.01

Publisher: London, Black Swan: 1999

Seller ID: 032779

Condition: Good


some creasing down the spine and on the cover. View more info

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October 58: Rendering the Real: A Special Issue: Fall 1991

By: Adams, Parveen (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England, The MIT Press: 1991

Seller ID: 484268

ISBN: 0262752085

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Light tanning and edgewear to the cover; small mark on the front. The upper leading corners of the front cover and opening two or three pages are lightly creased. Pages are clean; all content is clear. CM View more info

The Girl in a Swing

By: Adams, Richard

Price: £6.71

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022851

ISBN: 0713914076

Condition: Very Good


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The Girl in a Swing

By: Adams, Richard

Price: £4.03

Publisher: London, U.K., Allen Lane/Penguin Books Ltd: 1980

Seller ID: 279698

ISBN: 0713914076

Condition: Good


Hardcover with French flaps. Rather faded and edge-worn dust jacket with two or three light surface marks. Jacket spine head is a little worn and bumped, and there is an abrasion to the right side. Minor wear to upper leading corners of jacket. One or two small dents to upper and lower edges of front board. Hardcover spine ends are a little bumped. Page block has several light grubby marks. Binding is sound and pages are tight and clean throughout. Contents are clear. AF View more info

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The Outlander

By: Adamson, Gil

Price: £9.60

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi Press: 2007

Seller ID: 439984

ISBN: 0887842100

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

The Institution

By: Adamson, Walter

Price: £6.04

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1986

Seller ID: 196916

ISBN: 0140087567

Condition: Good


English translation by Sonja Delander, originally published in The Outback Press, 1976. Minor wear at edges of cover, one corner of back cover creased. Contents clean and sound throughout. View more info

Goha the Fool

By: Ades, Albert; Josipovici, Albert (Mirbeau, Octave)

Price: £56.97

Publisher: London, Grant Richards Ltd.: 1924

Seller ID: 110474

Condition: Very Good


Toning to spine and edges of front cover, softening to head and tail of spine, lightly rubbed bottom corner of boards, age spotting to page block, soiling to top of page block. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout. First British Edition View more info

The White Tiger

By: Adiga, Aravind

Price: £5.37

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 276305

ISBN: 1843547201

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Superficial marks on jacket. Spine ends, of jacket and hardcover, are slightly bumped and worn. Upper and lower jacket edges and corners are lightly bumped. Page block is slightly marked. Contents are sound, clean, clear. BW View more info

Six More One-Act Plays

By: Adkins, Ella

Price: £4.70

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 271605

Condition: Good


Hardcover is sound with rubbed spine ends and leading corners, tiny chip on head of spine and some discoloration of lower rear board. Page block has minor age spotting. Dust tanning to head and small pink waterstain on upper leading corner. FEP is cut off. Previous owner's name and bookseller's sticker on front pastedown. Small waterstain on lower edge of front pastedown. Age stain and age spotting on BEP. Newspaper cutting glued to reverse of half-title page. Letter by author laid in. Contents otherwise in good condition with sound binding, clean pages and clear text throughout. No dust jacke... View more info

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The Wall

By: Adler, H. G.

Price: £8.55

Publisher: New York, Random House, Inc.: 2014

Seller ID: 458649

ISBN: 0812993063

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. First US edition. Light marks and minor pen mark on page block. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

The Children's Hospital

By: Adrian, Chris

Price: £12.07

Publisher: London, Granta Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 271452

ISBN: 1847085784

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover and dust jacket in very good clean condition. Contents in very good condition as well with sound binding, clean pages and clear text throughout. T View more info

Gob's Grief

By: Adrian, Chris

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Granta Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 479195

ISBN: 1847085814

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. First UK edition, first printing. HCW View more info

The Life and Fables of Aesop: a Selection from the Version of Sir Roger L'Estrange

By: Aesop; L'Estrange, Roger

Price: £8.05

Publisher: London, Stanmore Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 196498

Condition: Very Good


Contains illustrations taken from an italian edition of 'Aesop' published in 1485 which have not been published since the fifteenth century except for some specialist publications. Clear and tight. View more info

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The Fables of Aesop (The "Chandos Classics")

By: Aesop; Townsend, G. F.; Valentine, L.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 488192

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. 110 black-and-white illustrations. Xxviii, 364 pages. Engraved boards and spine are marked. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Spine head is nicked. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Binding is exposed on early and closing pages but remains intact. Creases throughout pages. Contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

Playgoing: Being One of a Series of Essays Edited By J. B. Priestly and Entitled: These Diversions

By: Agate, Jame

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 200471

Condition: Good


Pocket sized hardback, head and tail of spine are lightly bumped, d/w has small pieces missing from head and tail of spine, edges are rubbed and it looks grubby overall. page block is uneven and lightly foxed. Contents are clean and tight throughout. View more info

The Masque: Oscar Wilde and the Theatre

By: Agate, Jame

Price: £3.36

Publisher: London, The Curtain Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 200477

Condition: Good


Pocket sized pamphlet - 23 pages. Contains eight pages of costume designs by Cecil Beaton four in colour, along with other cartoons and drawings and a text by Agate. Stapled spine. Cover is sunned around the edge, it looks slightly grubby overall. Contents are clean and tight throughout. View more info

Gemel in London

By: Agate, James

Price: £11.47

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 196769

Condition: Very Good


Blue cover with silver gilt lettering on spine and contents in very good clean condition. Price-clipped dust jacket has chips and tears along top edge. View more info

First Night

By: Agate, James

Price: £4.78

Publisher: London, Ivor Nicholson and Watson: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 197397

Condition: Good


Cream boards showing minor wear/soiling, bumped corners. Light foxing to endpapers; contents otherwise clean and sound throughout. View more info

Fantasies and Impromptus

By: Agate, James

Price: £4.70

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co Ltd.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 198169

Condition: Good


Head and tail of spine are nicked. Corners are rubbed, cover is slightly grubby, gap in binding at half title page, page block is unevenly cut and tanned. Contents clean and sound throughout. View more info