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These Demented Lands.

By: Alan Warner

Price: £7.70

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1997

Edition: First Edition First Impression

Seller ID: 13448

ISBN: 0224041967

Condition: Near Fine


1997 First Edition, first impression, with the number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Size Octavo, 8.5" x 5.25", 215 pages. Paperback with sepia photographic cover. Condition very good-near fine, corners slightly rubbed and slightly creased, else fine, contents very clean. View more info

Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: £6.89

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11491

Condition: Very Good


1977 reprint. Size 8" x 5", 205 pages. Blue hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges slightly rubbed, else fine, contents clean. Miss Marple's last case. View more info

Dead Man's Folly

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: £5.40

Publisher: St. James' Place, London, Published for the Crime Club By Collins: 1956

Seller ID: 014460

Condition: Fair


1956 edition. Size Octavo, 256 pages. Red cloth with black titles to the spine. Book condition fair, cloth rippled on covers, spine faded, backstrip coming away from spine, with the front board also, end-papers title and first and last few pages dust marked, else pages generally clean throughout. A Hercule Poirot mystery. View more info

Mile High. Signed By Richard Condon

By: Condon, Richard

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10583

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John and Mary Mills. Signed by Richard Condon with a personal message to John and Mary Mills "For Johnny and Mary Mills with an eye to Act with all cheers Richard Condon 11th Oct 1969" Size 8¾" x 5¾", 317 pages. Royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, top edge of spine ever so slightly rubbed, flaps slightly creased, else fine, not clipped. First edition signed by the author with date and personal message. View more info

The Spider's Web

By: Daniel, Roland

Price: £20.11

Publisher: London, Wright & Brown Limited: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11306

Condition: Very Good


1943 First Edition. Size 7.5" x 5", 213 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with black titles to the spine. No dust jacket. Condition very good, corners and edges slightly rubbed and toned, cover cloth weft slightly uneven, contents clean. View more info

Radcliffe

By: David Storey

Price: £17.05

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1963

Edition: First Edition First Impression

Seller ID: 13444

Condition: Very Good


1963 First Edition, Impression. Size Octavo, 8" x 5", 376 pages. Green hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Green dust jacket with titles in white and pink. Book condition very good, corners and spine ends rubbed, a few light spots to endpapers and page edges, else contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, corners folds and spine ends rubbed, back panel slightly grubby, else fine, now protected, not price clipped, price 21/- Net. View more info

A Daughter of the Marionis

By: E. Phillips Oppenheim

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited: 1915

Seller ID: 11375

Condition: Very Good


1915. Size 7.5" x 4.75", 320 pages. Red cloth with blind decoration and gilt titles to the front cover and spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine slightly faded 1940's Press Circulating Libraries label on front pastedown endpapers toned, 1 spot to prelims else contents clean. With black and white tissue protected frontispiece illustration. Also released as To Win the Love He Sought. Romantic thriller set in Palermo. View more info

The Golden Web

By: E. Phillips Oppenheim

Price: £11.66

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton:

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 11486

Condition: Good


Not dated, Copyright Edition. Size 7.5" x 4.75", 320 pages. Tan cloth with black titles and publisher's emblem to the front cover and black titles to the spine, condition good, covers grubby, corners and edges worn, cloth torn front spine fold, a few spots here and there else contents generally clean. View more info

The Secret Hunters. Signed By Ranulph Fiennes

By: Fiennes, Ranulph

Price: £30.67

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12590

Condition: Near Fine


2001 First Edition. Signed by Ranulph Fiennes on the book plate of David E. Green M.B.E. to the half title. Size 9.5" x 6", 370 pages. Blue hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition near fine, top corner slightly rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, slight crease to spine top edge and corners, else fine, not price clipped. David Green M.B.E.'s son had written to Ranulph Fiennes to ask if he could sign the book plates as a present. Accompanied by a post it note hand-written and signed by Ranulph Fiennes. From The Library of Captain David E. Green M.B.E. View more info

Bolt. Signed By Dick Francis

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £25.90

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Michael Joseph Limited: 1986

Edition: Reprinted

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11590

ISBN: 0718127560

Condition: Fine


1986 reprinted. Michael Joseph Limited. Hard Cover Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Signed by Author, Hi Frank ! Francis, Dick. Very slight yellowing of page edges. Binding is tight 240pp, not price-clipped. View more info

The Purple Plain

By: H. E. Bates

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12189

Condition: Good


Red cloth with gold titles to spine. Spine slightly faded, with a few stain marks, spine ends rubbed. 224p all in very good condition. Dust Jacket Condition, spine faded, with loss to spine ends & middle, top of cover. Not price clipped. Full of mounting suspense and masterly characterisation, Bates's popular wartime novel tells the story of three very different men who, after their aircraft crashes, are forced to trek across the Burmese wilderness to safety. View more info

Relics

By: Hutson, Shaun

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013567

ISBN: 0491035535

Condition: Very Good


1986 First Edition. Red Hard Cover With Gilt Titles To The Spine. Spine Ends Slightly Rubbed, A Few Small Marks On Pages Edge, Else Fine. Size Octavo, 8.75" X 5.25", 269Pp All In Fine Condition. Dust Jacket, Spine Ends Slightly Creased, Else Fine, Not Price Clipped. An Archaeological Group Excavating A Previously Undiscovered Site Find Evidence Of A Once Powerful Celtic Settlement. The Young Archaeologist Kim Nichols Also Discovers Horror -- A Hidden Chamber Beneath The Ground Filled With Skulls Of Children. The Chamber Holds The Key To A Devastating Secret Which Triggers Off A Series ... View more info

Christopher Marlowe. The Mermaid Series

By: Marlowe, Christopher. Edited By Havelock Ellis with an Introduction By J. A. Symonds

Price: £14.31

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin:

Seller ID: 10501

Condition: Very Good


Size 7" x 4", 430 pages including appendix. No date. Symonds provides a biography and overview of Marlowe's stageworks. Four plays: Tamerlaine (Parts I and II), Doctor Faustus, The Jew of Malta and Edward the Second. Red soft full-leather binding with gilt titles to the spine. Top page edge gilt, with red marbled pastedowns and endpapers, prev owner's label on front pastedown. With sepia frontispiece of The Birthplace of Marlowe. Condition very good, leather on spine slightly worn, else fine, contents very clean. View more info

Murder By Accident

By: Mason, Leonie

Price: £7.29

Publisher: Leicester, C. And J. Temple: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11372

Condition: Good


1947 First Edition. Size 7.5" x 5", 200 pages. Red cloth with gilt lion motif to the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition good, corners and edges rubbed, spine slightly faded, cover rippled, green pen scribble on front endpaper else contents clean. View more info

O-Zone

By: Paul Theroux

Price: £11.34

Publisher: New York, G. P Putnam's Sons: 1986

Edition: First Edition First Impression

Seller ID: 13447

ISBN: 0399131868

Condition: Near Fine


1986 First Edition, First Impression, with the number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Size Octavo, 9.25" x 6", 527 pages. Black hard cover with black cloth spine section. Gilt facsmile signature to front cover, gilt titles to the spine, orange/brown endpapers. Book condition near fine, corners and spine ends very slightly rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good-near fine, corners and spine ends slightly creased, inner flaps slightly creased and toned, now protected, not price clipped. Fiction Science Fiction Aliens Nuclear Contamination View more info

As a Man Lives

By: Phillips Oppenheim, E

Price: £13.64

Publisher: London Melbourne, and Toronto, Ward Lock and Co:

Seller ID: 12154

Condition: Good


Not dated. Red cloth, frontis. Spine faded and rubbed, corners bumped, pages age toned. 256pp. Size 12mo View more info

The Carpetbaggers.

By: Robbins, Harold

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Blond: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10574

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Mills on the front endpaper. Size 8½" x 5¾", First U.K. Edition, First printing. Turquoise cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. With unclipped (30s net UK only) illustrated dustjacket. Book condition very good, corners and bottom edge of spine a little rubbed, contents clean, complete and intact. Dustjacket condition very good, top and bottom edge a little frayed 3 tiny pieces ½cm missing, slightly grubby, not clipped. "The story of a millionaire who was soft enough to buy a film company because of one wo... View more info

My Friend Maigret. Account Unsettled

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: £11.34

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1962

Seller ID: 10496

Condition: Near Fine


Size 8" x 4¾", 319 pages. Navy blue leather with ornate gilt frame on front cover, gilt titles and panels on the spine, 5 raised bands, ornate blue pastedowns and endpapers. Condition near fine, cover slightly grubby, else fine View more info

The Northing Tramp

By: Wallace Edgar

Price: £11.25

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Published for the Crime Club, Inc. By Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First Edition First Impression

Seller ID: 014014

Condition: Very Good


1923 Stated First Edition First Impression. black cloth with facsimile Wallace signature on red panel to front cover and spine, red titles to the spine, no dust jacket. condition Very Good, corners and spine ends a little rubbed, spine slightly sunned, previous owner's bookplate to front paste-down, else contents are very clean throughout. later re-issued as The Tramp. View more info

The Missing Million

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, John Long Limited: 1949

Seller ID: 11462

Condition: Very Good


1949 372nd Thousand. Size 7.5" x 4.75", 222 pages. Black cloth with gold titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, gold on spine a little worn, contents clean. View more info