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1 The Mammoth Hunters (Earth's Children 3)
Auel, Jean M. Crown Publishers, Inc New York 1985 0517556278 / 9780517556276 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First impression. Hardback with dust jacket. Mild bruising to the spine ends, a forwards lean to the spine and outer closed textblock edges have some light grey marks. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. ix, [i], 645. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306496 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
16 Lost in the Never Never and Silvermane
Grey, Zane Ian Henry Publications 1982 0860252213 / 9780860252214 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
EX-LIBRARY copy, with the usual library stamps and marks. A grubby thumbing mark to the outer margin of a few pages in the middle of the book. Pages otherwise clean. Dust jacket is very good and bright. 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). Unpaginated. Quite a slim volume. Top edge yellow. 302950 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 Master Georgie, A Novel
Bainbridge, Beryl Duckworth London 1988 0715628313 / 9780715628317 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
6th impression. Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight bruising to top edge of the dust jacket. Binding firm and square. Dust jacket not price clipped. 190pp. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 305490 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
17 Nevada: A Romance of the West
Grey, Zane Hamish Hamilton London 1950 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red cloth; a few small marks on the spine and bottom edge of rear board. Light foxing to leading outer textblock edge. Previous owner's signature on verso to f.e.p. Otherwise good clean condition. 320pp. 302928 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
3 Rozel, A Historical Novel
Billot, Philip Hodder & Stoughton 1945 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original grey / beige cloth with red titles. Binding firm. Occasional foxing spot to outer closed textblock edges and to endpapers. Pages otherwise clean. Paper quality is war standard, though not stated war economy standard book production. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 026270 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 Tenderfoot, and The Secret of Quaking Asp Cabin
Grey, Zane Ian Henry Publications 1982 0860252205 / 9780860252207 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
EX-LIBRARY copy, with the usual library stamps and marks. Otherwise clean. The dust jacket has some minor rubs to edges and is a little faded at the spine, but is otherwise very bright and clean. 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). 111pp. 302956 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 Dr Spicer
Birley, Julia United Writers Cornwall 1988 1852000120 / 9781852000127 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket illustration by Thomas Sheppard. Dust jacket supplied in loose removable clear protective sleeve. 299pp. 007326 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
19 The Last of the Plainsmen
Grey, Zane Hodder and Stoughton 1950 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red boards. Previous owner's signature on f.e.p. Some light foxing. Spine a little faded. 256pp. 302929 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 Dangerous Masquerade
Black, Hermina Hodder & Stoughton 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Very clean. No names or inscriptions. 192pp. Binding firm. Minor rubs to dust jacket edges. The jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Not price-clipped. 025128 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 The Maverick Queen
Grey, Zane Hodder and Stoughton London 1953 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
2nd impression. Blue boards. Spine faded and some foxing to the leading outer textblock edge. Otherwise in very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 252pp. 302931 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 Time's Harvest
Charques, Dorothy Hamish Hamilton London 1943 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
First published 1940. This copy is a 1943 reprint. Red/brown cloth boards, a little faded at spine and edges. Boards lightly rubbed at spine ends. Significant foxing to endpapers. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. 494pp. Historical novel. 052223 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 The Shepherd of Guadaloupe
Grey, Zane Hamish Hamilton London 1951 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red boards. Slightly bumped corners. Some foxing to outer textblock edges and prelims. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A good solid copy. 285pp. 302959 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 King Cameron
Craig, David Carcanet Press Limited 1991 0856359173 / 9780856359170 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth. Book and dust jacket both in VG clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ 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). 212pp. 302811 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
22 Wilderness Trek
Grey, Zane White Lion Publishers Limited 1976 0727402900 / 9780727402905 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
EX-LIBRARY with the usual library stamps and marks. There is a stain affecting the leading outer textblock edge but pages themselves are unaffected, excepting a stain to the rear endpaper. Some foxing to outer edges. Text clean. Not in collectable condition, but a good reading copy. Dust jacket good, not price clipped and now 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). 263pp. 302927 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 Revolution
Donnelly, Jennifer Bloomsbury London 2010 1408801523 / 9781408801529 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing of UK edition. Red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean, tight, near fine condition. Red ribbon page marker is frayed at the end. No names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 472pp. 304156 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
23 The Wind of the Khazars
Halter, Marek ; translated into English by Michael Bernard The Toby Press 2006 159264158X / 9781592641581 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean and tight condition. A historical novel of how an entire warrior nation converted to Judaism under King Bulan. 317pp. 306332 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 Sir Nigel
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan ; with an introduction by Mary Renault John Murray and Jonathan Cape London 1975 0719532280 / 9780719532283 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's black boards. Top edge blue. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Mostly clean condition though the pages are slightly tanned and there is a grubby mark on p.279 and the textblock foredge . Dust jacket not clipped. 377pp. Uniform with the Sherlock Holmes Collected Edition. 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. 104026 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
24 All The King's Ladies
Harrison, Michael Douglas Cliff, Ltd London 1946 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red cloth. Minor rubs. Ex-Boots Booklovers lending library - shield shaped mark on front board (shield removed). Residue marks on rear pastedown (labels removed). Brown stain in the margin of the first couple of pages. Light foxing. 240pp. 1st edition. Binding is firm. A good reading copy. 301721 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
10 Sir Nigel
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan ; with an introduction by Mary Renault John Murray and Jonathan Cape London 1975 0719532280 / 9780719532283 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's black boards. Top edge blue. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Clean condition. Dust jacket not clipped. 377pp. The Sherlock Holmes Collected Edition. 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. 103933 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
25 Snowdrift: A Story of the Land of the Strong Cold
Hendryx, James B. Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd [c. 1930s] London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Publisher's original beige cloth. Lightly bumped corners. The boards are slightly bowed. Pages tanned and foxed with a gift inscription written on the front endpaper, dated 1943. 256pp. Acceptable reading copy. 304552 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 Rosetta [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Ewing, Barbara W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1407401211 / 9781407401218 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 644pp. Historical novel. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 303050 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
26 Tales of Daring and Danger
Henty, G. A. Blackie and Son Ltd London and Glasgow Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated. Blue cloth, with printed green and yellow nouveau-style design. No names or inscriptions. Some small grubby marks to outer closed textblock foredge. 160pp. 303674 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Good Shepherd
Forester, C. S. Michael Joseph London 1955 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Publisher's original black boards. Binding sound, solid. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges; not price clipped. 288pp. 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. 103962 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
27 Bride of the Spear
Herbert, Kathleen The Bodley Head London, United Kingdom 1988 0370311957 / 9780370311951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition though pages have browned / tanned and there is a slight lean to the spine. No names or inscriptions or other marks. Very clean condition. Not price-clipped. 297pp. 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 it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 027082 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
13 A Guest From France
Gervaise, Mary Frederick Warne and Co London and New York 1946 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Faded triangular patch to the boards at the head of the spine. Written school prize presentation note on the front endpaper, dated 1946. Binding is tight and firm and the pages nice and clean. Printed on thick, good quality paper. There are a very few small foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Colour frontis. illustration. 224pp. The dust jacket is worn and torn to all edges, with a large section missing from the back cover. Older children's historical novel: In the year 1791, the Carteret family of Oakleigh Hall welcomed Madame de Courcelles, a refugee from France, as governess for Susie and the twins. Life at Oakleigh Hall was never dull and the lovable Susie played a prominent part in its happiness and the lifting of the veil of mystery cloaking their guest from France. 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. 104364 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
28 Frey and his Wife
Hewlett, Maurice Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1916 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original burgundy red boards. Board are rubbed and marked, with remnants of library shield on the front board, bruising and short nicks to the spine ends. The binding is cracked at both inner hinges, exposing mull. Rear endpaper missing. Stamp on f.e.p. for 'No. 247 Coy. Pioneer Corps'. Library label on rear pastedown. Binding is shaken. Pages browned / tanned. Black and white frontis. illustration. A historical novel inspired by norse mythology. A fair / acceptable reading copy. 256pp. 306503 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Other Queen
Gregory, Philippa HarperCollins 2008 0007190344 / 9780007190348 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First impression. The book itself is in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket is very good to the outward appearance but the underside has a pale water stain mark to the back cover (dust jacket only, boards unaffected). There are a couple of light scratches to the back cover of the dust jacket. Front flap not price clipped. 442pp. Ribbon page marker. 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. 105180 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
29 Robin Tremayne: A Story of the Marian Persecution
Holt, Emily Sarah John F. Shaw and Co. [c. 1900] Paternoster Row, London 1900 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Decorative cloth. Attractive design on red cloth. Bright and clean boards. Ever so slightly faded at the spine, a little bruising to spine ends and some light rubs. The binding is nice and firm. Publication date not stated. This was first published in 1872; however this copy is a later edition (stated new edition on the title page), from c. 1899-1900. Sunday School prize presentation bookplate on the front pastedown, dated 1900. The pages have significantly browned and have a distinct old paper aroma. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Small bump to a the very edge of a few pages in the middle of the text. Floral patterned endpapers. pp. 378, 16. 105640 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Red Queen
Gregory, Philippa Simon and Schuster 2010 1847374573 / 9781847374578 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st impression. Hardback. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, unmarked, appears unread. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 392pp. 301367 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Joan of St. Albans
Hughes, Beatrix Heath Cranton Limited London 1926 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original red cloth. Spine faded. Slight outward curvature to the boards. Some surface rubs to the rear board. A prelim. page has been removed, most likely a half-title page; endpapers present. Some foxing, heavy to outer closed textblock edges. 246pp. Binding sound and firm. 303268 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
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