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1 The Olive Readers [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Aziz, Christine W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846324068 / 9781846324062 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, FINE, like new condition. 383pp. Jephzat lives in a world without memory: the massive corporations who rule Earth control every aspect of life. The corporations have seen all history, culture and art destroyed - except for a secret library. When Jephzat's sister disappears and her parents are relocated, she is left alone to face a newly hostile world. Then she meets Homer, an olive picker and keeper of the library - which is hidden in Jepzat's parents' house... 302999 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
16 The Lotus Eaters [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Macdonald, Marianne W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407412183 / 9781407412184 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 279pp. Novel. In Beverley Hills in 1998, two Englishwomen meet, journalist Lottie and Patty Belle, a minor Hollywood actress. Lottie immediately recognises and responds to Patty's magnetic appeal, but they are not to meet again until many months later in London, where they eventually become flatmates... 303060 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
2 The Brief History of the Dead [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Brockmeier, Kevin W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 184632419x / 9781846324192 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, FINE, like new condition. 374pp. Time is running out for Laura Byrd. Three weeks ago she and her colleagues found themselves alone in one of the coldest, most remote places on earth. The others set out in search of help, and now Laura realises they are not coming back. She gathers her remaining supplies and sets out on an extraordinary journey. 302998 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
17 Londonstani [Signed Limited Slipcase Edition]
Malkani, Gautam Fourth Estate London 2006 000723175X / 9780007231751 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED limited slipcase edition. First edition (with the number on the copyright page). Flat signed and dated, 1 May 06 (no inscriptions). Excellent FINE condition. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve. 343pp. 24cm. 300417 
Price: 24.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Sixpenny Debt And Other Oxford Stories
Cavanagh, Mary; Stemp, Jane; Gordon-Cummings, Jane OxPens United Kingdom 2006 1904623468 / 9781904623465 Soft cover New Book 
Brand new paperback. 300324 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
18 Imposture [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Markovits, Benjamin W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407409972 / 9781407409979 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 274pp. Three years after Lord Byron dismissed him from his service, Dr John Polidori has fallen on hard times. Then a young woman mistakes the doctor for the poet. As the pair fall in love, Polidori knows that he can only emerge from Byron's shadow if he confesses his true identity to the deluded girl; but was it only Byron's shadow that led her to love him in the first place... 303045 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Lost College & Other Oxford Stories
Cavanagh, Mary;Gordon-cummings, Jane;Lawrence, Linora OxPens United Kingdom 2008 1904623123 / 9781904623120 Soft cover New Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brand new paperback. 300326 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
19 Imposture [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Markovits, Benjamin W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407409972 / 9781407409979 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 274pp. Three years after Lord Byron dismissed him from his service, Dr John Polidori has fallen on hard times. Then a young woman mistakes the doctor for the poet. As the pair fall in love, Polidori knows that he can only emerge from Byron's shadow if he confesses his true identity to the deluded girl; but was it only Byron's shadow that led her to love him in the first place... 303059 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
 
5 Day Begins
Chard, Derick Robert Hale Limited London 1978 0709171048 / 9780709171041 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth hardback. Very clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Price clipped - the dust jacket is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve. 174pp. First edition. 'Fresh from university and full of enthusiasm for his new career as a policeman, Peter Day finds there are many pitfalls awaiting a new recruit, especially one who is prone to accidents and blessed with innocence.' 300249 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 Perfect Match [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Moore, Jane W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2008 140741951X / 9781407419510 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 438pp. Novel. Karin and Joe Eastman thought they had it all when they learn that their young son, Ben, has a terminal illness. The only cure is for them to have a 'designer baby' to provide him with a perfect match bone-marrow transplant. But in the process a devastating family secret is revealed that not only jeopardises the one hope of their son having a future, but also threatens to destroy their marriage... 303043 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
6 Specimen Days [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Cunningham, Michael W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846324254 / 9781846324253 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback in excellent, NEAR FINE, almost like new condition; dust jacket has a small rub at the bottom of the spine, book has small bump to textblock in the middle of the text. Appears unread. 450pp. 3 related stories spanning 300yrs of New York history: In the Machine, The Children's Crusade, and Like Beauty. Presiding over each episode of this interrelated whole is the prophetic figure of the poet Walt Whitman. A HEAVY book - please note that overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost (NO extra charges for delivery within the UK). 303013 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
21 A Little Yellow Dog [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Mosley, Walter W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846328500 / 9781846328503 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback in excellent, FINE, like new condition. Tiny little rubs to the spine ends of the dust jacket. 391pp. JFK is President and Ezekiel (aka Easy) Rawlins has a job as a school janitor. The only dog allowed on the school premises is Pharoah, who belongs to Idabell Turner, a curvaceous teacher whose husband has murder on his mind. Before the day is over, Idabell is gone, leaving Easy with her dog. And the handsomest corpse Easy has ever seen is found in the school garden. 303001 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
 
7 His Other Lover [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Dawson, Lucy W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2008 1407417266 / 9781407417264 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 311pp. Novel. 303049 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
22 The Condor's Head, A Novel [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Mount, Ferdinand W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2008 1407412175 / 9781407412177 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 534pp. 303064 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
8 Bitter Sweets [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Farooki, Roopa W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407400665 / 9781407400662 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 390pp. Novel. 303051 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
23 Vie de Boheme
Murger, Henry ; translation by Norman Cameron ; introduction by Michael Sadleir ; Drawings by Dodie Masterman The Folio Society London 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Lacks slipcase. There is some quite heavy foxing to pastedown and endpapers. Light foxing spots to outer closed textblock edges and to the boards at the spine. Otherwise VG clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or othermarks. 302pp. 102719 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
9 The Golden Age
Grahame, Kenneth ; illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard The Bodley Head 1973 0370108922 / 9780370108926 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Grey cloth boards - lightly bumped at the spine ends. There is a "5p" mark written in red felt pen at the top edge of the front pastedown. No other previous ownership names, inscriptions or other marks. The yellow dust jacket is a little 'greyed' overall with a few light marks. Not price clipped [1.20 net printed on front flap]. The DJ is supplied in an archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 174pp. 100854 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
24 Blenheim Orchard [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Pears, Tim W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407402862 / 9781407402864 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 583pp. Novel. 303044 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Last Shot [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Hamilton, Hugo W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846324432 / 9781846324437 Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback in excellent, FINE, like new condition. Dust jacket has a small dent in the front cover. 248pp. Caught up in the turbulent last days of the Second World War, Czech lovers Bertha Sommer and Officer Franz Kern long to escape from the war and its consequences but they are trapped between the advancing Red Army and the fear of their own system, which punishes desertion with death. 303007 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
25 The Painter of Battles [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Perez-Reverte, Arturo W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407412116 / 9781407412115 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 313pp. 303063 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
 
11 My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Jensen, Liz W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846326001 / 9781846326004 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, FINE, like new condition. Charlotte supports herself as a prostitute in 19th C Copenhagen. But Charlotte's life is altered irrevocably when one hard winter, she stumbles on an exciting new source of income, only to find hersel fat the mercy of the controller of a demonic time machine. Suddenly she is in 21st C London, a baffling world of glass, tin and labour-saving devices. But luckily a handsome stranger is more than happy to show her the ropes... 356pp. 302996 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
26 An Empty Room [SIGNED by the author]
Stevenson, Talitha Virago London 2003 186049983x / 9781860499838 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page (To -----, Talitha Stevenson, + many thanks for my party!). Grey cloth boards. NEAR FINE condition. Binding tight. Not price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). [From the front flap: ...'After months away, Emily returns to London and to a family on the verge of disintegration. She spends nights in cramped bars, drinking and smoking with her beautiful but damaged boyfriend Tom and his friends. It is a lifestyle that leaves her feeling directionless and jaded...']. Author's first novel. 22.5cm. 218pp. 100099 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
12 Pilgrims : A Lake Wobegon Romance
Keillor, Garrison Faber and Faber London 2009 0571252400 / 9780571252404 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st UK Edition. Excellent condition - FINE. Original RRP 16.99. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 24cm. 100324 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
27 Pillion Riders [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Taylor, Elisabeth Russell W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846324297 / 9781846324291 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, FINE, like new condition. 209pp. Opal, impish and sensitive, has been married off by her father to an elderly business associate, Helmut Gressinger, and lives an encapsulated life of luxury in London. But when Helmut takes her to Paris she falls passionately in love with a young French composer of scant means and morals. 303010 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Morlo
Knight, L. A. ; illustrated by Peter Scott Gryphon Books London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Light blue boards. Some foxing to outer textblock edges and to prelims. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn at the edges, with some tears, creasing and chips. Price clipped. 63pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 102600 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
28 Tree and Leaf
Tolkien, J. R. R. George Allen & Unwin Ltd London 1974 0048240133 / 9780048240132 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
9th impression of this edition (1st pub. 1964). The book and dust jacket are both in NEAR FINE condition. Green cloth. The text block is tight and the pages are extremely clean. The only marks are some faint shadowing marks on the endpapers from tape that was used on a plastic dust jacket cover which was taped to itself across the flyleaves of the jacket. The old dust jacket cover has kept the DJ in near pristine condition, with just a very slightly faded spine. The jacket is also price clipped. Now freshly preserved in a loose clear film dust jacket sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or the jacket in any way)." Fairy-stories are not just for children...In his essay, 'On Fairy-stories', which forms the first part of this book, he [Tolkien] rescues them, on the one hand, from the academics - the philologists and anthropologists - and, on the other, from those who would relegate them to "juvenilia".' The second part of the book contains one of Tolkien's earlier short stories, 'Leaf by Niggle'. A well-preserved and lovely copy of this book. 100001 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
 
14 Cantora: A Novel
Lopez-Medina, Sylvia Ballantine Books New York, USA 1993 0345381661 / 9780345381668 Mass Market Paperback Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Lightly read paperback in very good condition. A couple of slight bumps to the cover edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are a little age-tanned / darkened. 20.5cm. 100041 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
29 An Old Fashioned Arrangement [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Vereker, Suzie W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 140740136X / 9781407401362 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 374pp. Novel. 303047 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Lotus Eaters [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Macdonald, Marianne W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407412183 / 9781407412184 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 279pp. Novel. In Beverley Hills in 1998, two Englishwomen meet, journalist Lottie and Patty Belle, a minor Hollywood actress. Lottie immediately recognises and responds to Patty's magnetic appeal, but they are not to meet again until many months later in London, where they eventually become flatmates... 303037 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
30 LotusLand, A Story of Southern California
Whitcomb, Ian Wildwood House London | Bookwise (Australia) 1979 0704530058 / 9780704530058 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Orange cloth. Dust jacket is faded at the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages have browned with age. Otherwise in VERY GOOD clean condition throughout. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 290pp. 302393 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
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