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241 Born for Victory
Dymoke, Juliet Jarrolds Publishers 1960 First Edition Hardback Good No Jacket 8vo - 8" Tall / 20cm 
Green cloth boards. Ex-Boots Booklovers Library, but with minimal marks. There is the usual Boots shield at the bottom edge of the front board and a few tiny white speckles to the boards.. Otherwise, minimal paper remains on the rear pastedown where it looks as though a lending library date sheet has been neatly removed. Short marker pen line on the bottom textblock edge. No other Boots library marks. Some foxing to the endpapers and lightly to outer closed textblock page edges. Small grubby mark to the edge of the margin of pages 168-169. A scarce copy of the first edition of the author's second novel. Born for Victory is the fictionalised story of Thomas Fairfax. 287 pages. 052232 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
256 Rosettes for Jill
Ferguson, Ruby ; illustrated by Caney Hodder and Stoughton 1960 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Caney 
Hardback with dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original mid-brown boards. A forwards lean to the spine. Top edge tinted brown. Other closed textblock page edges have some foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and the binding is firm. Some quite heavy foxing to the rear pastedown and endpaper. The dust jacket is complete, with only light rubs to the edges, but there is significant staining to the back cover of the jacket. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 186. 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. 107013 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
242 The Wedding Journey
Edmonds, Walter D. ; Drawings by Alan Tompkins Little, Brown and Company | An Atlantic Monthly Press Book Boston 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original cloth boards; slightly faded spine and edges. Lacks dust jacket. Gift inscription written in ink on the f.e.p. Otherwise nice clean condition throughout. 119pp. 20cm. Novel. 101711 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
257 Jill Enjoys Her Ponies
Ferguson, Ruby ; illustrations by Caney Hodder and Stoughton 1960 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Caney 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th impression. Original brown boards. A forwards lean to the spine. Top edge tinted blue/green. Some quite heavy foxing to the other closed textblock page edges; would otherwise be described as very good as pages are clean and binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The white dust jacket has some light marks and discolouration, light rubs and a couple of tiny chips to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 160. 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. 107011 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
243 Killer Dog
Edwards, Monica The Children's Book Club London 1961 Book Club edition Hard Cover Good Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" Rose, Sheila 
Hardback with dust jacket. Children's Book Club edition. Yellow boards are bright and clean but lightly bruised at the spine ends. The boards also bow / curve outwards at the edges (away from the textblock). The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are clean but there are pale marks and foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and the top edge is very greyed and has small splash-type stains. The dust jacket has a large pale water stain (not easily visible to the outside but you can see it on the underside of the jacket). The jacket otherwise has a few short tears, small chips and rubs to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 192. A little foxing to the endpapers. 049854 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
258 Street Fair
Fischer, Marjorie Penguin Books Harmondsworth 1949 First Thus Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Penguin paperback. First Puffin edition. The covers are rubbed at the spine edges and there are some light creases to the corners. Pages have browned. A brief gift inscription written in ink at the top edge of the half-title page. pp. 169. Pale brown mark to the top corner of the last few pages. 308946 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
244 Adam Bede
Eliot, George The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Jellicoe, J. ; Vedder, S. H 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends. Spine slightly faded. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Some foxing. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or bookplates. Boards are clean and bright. An attractive copy of this edition of a George Eliot classic. pp. 409, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. 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. 308855 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
259 Moonraker [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Fleming, Ian W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2008 1407417428 / 9781407417424 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 326pp. 303055 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
245 City of Fire
Ellis, Robert Macmillan London 2007 0230016421 / 9780230016422 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both in very good clean condition. First impression of first UK edition. Original black boards. Binding firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Outer closed textblock page edges ever so slightly tanned / darkened. 357pp. 306655 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
260 The Man with the Golden Gun
Fleming, Ian The Book Club London 1965 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Book Club edition. Original blue boards. The boards are slightly bowed / bent, and lightly bruised at the spine ends. In very good, clean condition inside; no previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. There are a few pale marks to the back cover of the dust jacket, light rubs to the edges and a few very short nicks at the top of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 152. 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. 307781 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
246 John Brown's Soul
Ellison, Jerome Jarrolds Publishers 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. There is a previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. The binding is firm but pages have noticeably browned. The dust jacket is price-clipped and just a little rubbed at the edges - now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 288pp. A good copy. 011209 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
261 You Only Live Twice
Fleming, Ian Jonathan Cape London 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original black boards. Light rubs at the head of the spine and light bruising to spine ends and corners. In fair to good condition. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Some quite heavy foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges (top and foredge) and some foxing to the first and last few pages. The front endpaper has been removed. Previous owner's name and date (small and neat) at the bottom edge of the rear pastedown. The binding is firm and hinges are good. pp. 256. 105920 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
247 The Prodigal Heart
Ertz, Susan [1887-1985] Hodder and Stoughton London 1951 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. 2nd impression. Original blue boards; pale speckled marks to board edges and a couple of other marks to the rear board. A slight forwards lean to the spine. The binding is firm and hinges good. Previous owner's signature small and neat on the front endpaper. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to first and last few pages. pp. 287. A good reading copy. 307028 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
262 Howards End
Forster, E. M. ; with an introduction by Gilbert Phelps and drawings by Jennifer Campbell The Folio Society London 1973 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Campbell, Jennifer 
Hardback with slipcase. First Folio Society edition. Green cloth spine with printed paper sides. A very small bump to the base of the spine and the spine is slightly faded. In otherwise excellent, clean and tight, condition. A lovely copy. Top edge green. The slipcase is in good condition - no bumps, marks or splits - but is very faded at the edges. pp. 309. 309216 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
248 The Law of Love
Esquivel, Laura Crown Publishers, Inc. New York 1996 0517706814 / 9780517706817 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An interactive romance novel, with music CD. CD is present, but has been opened - looks OK but has not been tested by bookseller. Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden. Dust jacket price clipped and bumped at edges. 266pp. 001319 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
263 The Quickening Maze
Foulds, Adam Windsor Parragon 2010 1408461226 / 9781408461228 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. EX-LIBRARY copy. Remains of a library label on the front endpaper, barcode on the f.e.p., stamp on the copyright page. Looks to have been barely borrowed which is a shame as this is a super novel about the poet, John Clare. In very good, clean condition, except for the library marks. Glazed pictorial boards. pp. x, 249. 104058 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
249 Pinky Pye
Estes, Eleanor ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Constable and Co. Ltd London 1959 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First UK edition; first published in the USA by Harcourt in 1958. Publisher's original light blue boards. Small red mark towards the bottom edge of the front board and there are two small red ink stains to the underneath of the dust jacket; both show through to the front cover as pale pink stains but due to the colour of the dust jacket, they almost blend in and are hard to spot. The back cover of the dust jacket has a small red mark and then some long pale blue streaks. Some foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and top outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is a little rubbed and bruised at the edges, with a short tear to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 192. 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. 106722 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
264 The Blazing Straw [Signed copy]
Fowler, Helen Angus & Robertson (Publishers) Pty Ltd 1961 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Biro, Val (dust jacket art) Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original green cloth boards - slightly faded at top edge of spine. Light foxing to pages and dust jacket. Page edges are also greyed. Dust jacket has a rubbed patch on the front cover, together with rubbed, chipped and torn edges. Not price clipped (16s net.), the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 256pp. Signed by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Dust jacket design by Val Biro. 101746 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
250 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

 
265 Penguin Island (The Thinker's Library, No 21)
France, Anatole ; translated into English buy A. W. Evans Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1931 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original brown boards. First thus - first Thinker's Library edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. There is a small chip to the boards at the head of the spine and there is a small corresponding section of loss at the head of the spine of the dust jacket. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has some minor chips to the edges and a short tear at the top of the spine join with the front cover. Flattened creases to one page in the middle of the textblock. pp. xvi, 235. 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. 105103 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
251 Trudy Married
Faid, Mary Alice Pickering & Inglis Ltd London 1967 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint; was first published in 1961. Book Condiiton: Very good; Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Yellow boards. The dust jacket has minor rubs and a couple of short nicks to the edges and two small strips of sellotape - on at the base of the spine and one towards the lower edge of the front cover. Prize presentation bookplate on the f.e.p. Dust jacket not clipped. 160pp. 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. 304262 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
266 The Fighting Fifth [White Clover Books]
Fraser, Peter Victory Press 1957 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial boards. In very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A short boys' school story. 56pp. F.e.p. not price clipped. Story aimed at 10-14yrs. 103481 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
252 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: 10.00 GBP

 
267 The Sea House
Freud, Esther Hamish Hamilton 2003 0241141966 / 9780241141960 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th printing. Original blue boards. Lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Dust jacket rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Pages very slightly tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 277pp. 105138 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
253 Wrath of a Mad God [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Feist, Raymond E. W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2008 1407401491 / 9781407401492 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 612pp. 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. 303067 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
268 Bluebeard, A Tale
Frisch, Max ; translated from the German by Geoffrey Skelton A Harvest / HBJ Book 1984 0156131986 / 9780156131988 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. 134. 308950 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
254 Wrath of a Mad God [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Feist, Raymond E. W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2008 1407401491 / 9781407401492 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 612pp. 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. 303068 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
269 Gantenbein, A Novel
Frisch, Max ; translated from the German by Michael Bullock A Harvest / HBJ Book 1982 0156344076 / 9780156344074 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back book in excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. A reprint. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. As new. pp. 304. 308952 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
255 A Stable for Jill
Ferguson, Ruby ; illustrated by Caney Hodder and Stoughton 1958 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Caney 
Hardback with dust jacket. 5th impression. Original green boards. There is a forwards lean to the spine and some fading to the boards at the spine and very edges of the boards. Top edge tinted blue. Foxing to the other closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and pages themselves are clean, with just the very occasional foxing spot. pp. 159. The dust jacket is worn and torn - short tears to the edges, a long tear to the join with the front flap, some small chips of loss to the spine ends and the bottom edge, and some small marks. Front flap 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 protects the jacket against wear. 107010 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
270 Dominique
Fromentin, Eugene ; translated from the French by Edward Marsh The Cresset Press London 1948 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original blue boards. The boards are slightly faded at the spine and edges (very slightly). No previous owner's name or inscriptions. The binding is firm and pages clean. Autobiographical novel. pp. vii, 249. Top edge blue. A few very light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. 307429 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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