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211 Quorum
Bentley, Phyllis Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original blue cloth boards. Clean condition other than a couple of small marks on the front endpaper and pastedown. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges. 320pp. 104172 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
226 Rozel, A Historical Novel
Billot, Philip Hodder & Stoughton 1945 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
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. 026270 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
212 The Ladies from St. Petersburg, Three Novellas
Berberova, Nina ; translated into English by Marian Schwartz New Directions 1998 0811214362 / 9780811214360 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean condition, except for previous owner's name written neatly just inside the front cover. Otherwise clean and tight and appears unread. pp. xx, 122. 309043 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
227 The Lute Player
Bindloss, Harold Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1926 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth boards; with black titles. Light foxing. Name and partial address in pencil on the f.e.p. 256pp. 301765 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
213 The Bike Lesson
Berenstain, Stan and Jan Collins and Harvill | House of Grolier 1968 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Beginner Books Book Club Edition. Glazed pictorial boards. A bump to the top of the spine and rubs to the base of the spine. Otherwise in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are slightly tanned / browned with age. Overall a nice, clean copy. 61pp. 302616 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
228 The Pioneer
Bindloss, Harold Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1919 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback. No dust jacket. Red boards with black titles. In very good clean condition but the pages have significantly tanned / browned and the paper is quite brittle. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Small torn piece from the top edge of the rear endpaper. Black and white frontis. illustration. pp. 256. 306965 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
214 The Jolly Farm Book (Collins Wonder Colour Books)
Berg, Leila ; pictured by Lindy Collins [c.1960] London and Glasgow 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Pictorial hardback, with some rubs to the board edges, a chip to the head of the spine and a small crack in the spine. Sewn binding. Slim book. No spine titles. Contents are in very good clean condition, excepting neat previous owner's name and dedication in the 'This Book Belongs To' box. n.d. Date of publication not stated but dedication is dated 1960 so c.late 50s-1960. Unpaginated. Very sweet story about 4yo Tim choosing a farmyard animal to be his friend and playmate. 21cm. 301259 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
229 The Kestrel in the Town (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Birkhead, Mike (text and photographs by) Methuen Children's Books 1988 041606552X / 9780416065527 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308013 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
215 Snip Snap!
Bergman, Mara ; Maland, Nick Hodder Children's Books London 2005 0340882158 / 9780340882153 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. No dust jacket as issued by the publisher. First printing. In excellent fine condition. Unmarked. 103280 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
230 Dr Spicer
Birley, Julia United Writers Cornwall 1988 1852000120 / 9781852000127 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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

 
 
216 The Palace of Laughter
Berkeley, Jon ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman Simon & Schuster London 2006 1416910719 / 9781416910718 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Red boards and pictorial dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. Both in excellent, fine condition. Binding firm. Clean, tight and unmarked. 413pp. 104851 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
231 Murder in the Latin Quarter [1st Edition]
Black, Cara Soho Press, Inc New York, USA 2009 1569475415 / 9781569475416 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First edition, first printing. Excellent FINE condition. Appears unread. Original RRP $24.00. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). An Aimée Leduc investigation. 19.5cm. 100313 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
217 The Loser
Bernhard, Thomas ; translated from the German into English by Jack Dawson; afterword by Mark M. Anderson Vintage International | Vintage Books New York 1993 1400077540 / 9781400077540 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent, clean, fine condition. Appears as new. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A very nice copy. pp. 190. 308716 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
232 Murder in the Rue de Paradis
Black, Cara Soho Press, Inc NY, USA 2009 1569475423 / 9781569475423 Soft Cover New 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Brand new paperback. RRP $13.00 USD. 052439 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
218 Jackie and the Pony Trekkers
Berrisford, Judith M. ; illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam Brockhampton Press 1965 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
2nd impression. Red boards. In VG clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges. 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). 121pp. 302671 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
233 Dangerous Masquerade
Black, Hermina Hodder & Stoughton 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
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

 
 
219 The Emperor's Tomb
Berry, Steve Hodder and Stoughton London 2011 1444709356 / 9781444709353 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First printing of the UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good to near fine, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 436pp. 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. 303799 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
234 Three Brothers and a Lady
Black, Margaret ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone The Acorn Press London 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback, missing dust jacket. Original pictorial boards. First edition. The boards have a slight curvature, have a small chip at the head of the spine, rubbed spine and a previous owner has mended (neatly) a tear to the bottom approx. one inch of the spine at the joint with the front board. The book now presents well in a loose clear archival acetate wraparound sleeve (which we supply with the book). Some foxing to the endpapers, to the half-title page and to the outer closed textblock page edges. The pages are otherwise clean and illustrations bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or bookplates. pp. 63. Delightful Edward Ardizzone illustrations. 106706 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
220 More Adventures of Rupert - Rupert Annual 1947
Bestall, Alfred A Daily Express Publication 1947 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back, as first published - War Economy Standard book. Stapled binding under the covers and the staples have rusted. Some foxing to the covers, a couple of small blue marks to the front cover, creasing to the corners, particularly to the bottom corners, and some short tears to the binding at the spine ends. A short tear to the edge of the front cover. This Book Belongs To box has been filled in in pencil. Short tear to the top edge of the front endpaper. Not price clipped. Quite heavy creasing to the bottom corners of the first few and the last few pages. There are some light marks to pages but pages are mostly quite clean and bright throughout. Short tear in the edge of p. 59/60. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges and occasional spot to pages. No colouring in or scribbles. pp. 120. 106912 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
235 Deadlock : A Ryan Lock Thriller [First Edition]
Black, Sean Bantam Press London 2010 0593063392 / 9780593063392 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First edition, first impression - with 2 to 1 print number sequence on the copyright page. SECONDS. New hardback book, but seconds stock [damaged] - the slightest of bumps to a couple of corners. RRP £12.99. Not previously owned. 350pp. Dust jacket supplied in an archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 100941 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
221 Rupert Spring Adventures - Adventure Book No. 32
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1957. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, fine condition. Clean, bright, tight, unmarked. The staples have a couple of tiny rust spots at the centrefold. Otherwise as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Rope Trick, and Rupert and the Lonely Cottage. 0 106149 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
236 Donald Ross of Heimra
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. Cloth is a little rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Occasional light foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1894. 368pp. 18cm. 100412 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
222 Rupert Summer Adventures - Adventure Book No. 33
Bestall, Alfred Daily Express | Oldbourne Book Co. Ltd Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Slim stapled paperback. Pictorial covers. Publication date not stated but is c. 1957. An uncommonly good copy in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, bright, tight. Unmarked inside; there are just a few tiny speckles to the front cover near the top edge / corner. The staples have a little bit of rusting but not badly corroded. Inside is as fresh as the day it was printed. pp. 24 including covers. Contains two stories - Rupert and the Speckled Seaweed, and Rupert and the Scent Garden. 0 106150 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
237 Stand Fast, Craig-Royston!
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Occasional light foxing to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The top of the textblock edge has a mark [likely water mark] - pages themselves not affected. New and revised edition of 1894. 408pp. 18cm. 100415 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
223 Patchie The Spaniel (Soviet Children's Library for Tiny Tots)
Bianki, Vitaly ; translated from the Russian by Irina Zheleznova ; with drawings by A. Yakobson Foreign Languages Publishing House [c.1960s] Moscow Soft cover Fair Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Publication date is not stated but is c. 1960s. Children's Russian story about Tanya and her foreign-looking little spaniel Patchie, translated into English. Beautifully illustrated. Binding is a stapled paperback, 27.5 x 22cm. The covers are worn and creased, with spine heavily rubbed and tears to the spine at the ends. Corners are significantly rubbed and creased. Some creasing to corners of pages and a grubby mark on p.18. 20pp not including covers. 104962 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
238 The New Prince of Fortunatus
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. G. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed with minor loss at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Some flattened creases to the first few text pages. Surface wear to the paper of the front pastedown and endpaper - disintegration to the surface of the paper, with a couple of small holes. Very small ink mark to the tip of some pages in the middle of the textblock. Binding is nice and firm still. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1894. 411pp. 18cm. 100414 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
224 The Fox and the Star [Signed copy]
Bickford-Smith, Coralie Particular Books London 2015 1846148502 / 9781846148507 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback. RRP £14.99. 7th impression. Beautifully illustrated unpaginated picture book. For as long as Fox could remember, his only friend had been Star, who lit the forest paths each night. But then one night Star was not there, and Fox had to face the forest all alone. Signed by Coralie Bickford-Smith on the half-title page. 306629 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
239 White Heather, A Novel
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Dark green cloth. In good condition. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - some small loss at head of spine. Occasional light foxing to pages. Pale white mark on the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1893. 477pp. 18cm. 100413 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
225 Beasts: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series)
Billinghurst, Percy J. ; described by Lena Dalkeith; series editor Louey Chisholm T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. London and Edinburgh 1906 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1906. This series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This copy is likely to be a later reprint. No list of series titles inside. Printed in Great Britain by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. Green cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Light bruising to the spine ends and the spine has faded. Deckled / untrimmed foredges and bottom edge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. Illustrated throughout with 48 colour plates. Orange ribbon page marker present but detached. pp. 103. 16.5 x 12cm. 308749 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
240 Wild Eelin: Her Escapades, Adventures, and Bitter Sorrows
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd London 1898 First Edition Olive Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 7¾" Tall 
Previous owner's name written in ink on the front endpaper. Long textblock edge rough cut. A few pages uncut. Gilt titles to spine and front board. Some light foxing to endpapers. 469pp. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 039126 
Price: 10.95 GBP

 
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