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A Dark Devotion

By: Francis, Clare

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1997

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Signed by Author; Only slight wear; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Signed by author on title page ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 410 pages; "Alex and her husband, Paul, are criminal lawyers practicing together in London. Their work is putting a strain on their marriage, as she feels he is all too willing to represent the guilty. Then Will Dearden, an old friend whom she hasn’t seen for twelve years, calls upon her for help. He still lives in Norfolk, where they grew ... View more info

A HOME AT THE END OF THE WORLD

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1990

Edition: First British Edition; Second Printing


DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; DJ has some edge wear, chipping, front flap creased . 'A novel which crosses homosexual/heterosexual barriers conveying a message about love and lust. It tells the story of Jonathan Glover and Bobby Morrow, highschool friends, comrades and lovers. Bobby's life is shattered when his revered elder brother dies by walking through a glass door.' View more info

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A Tale of Two Families

By: Smith, Dodie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Walker and Company, 1970

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's name, small accession number and stamped date at top of front free end paper, stamped number top page edge and 'Anco copy' stamped on bottom page edges. Some damage from the removal of library pocket on back free end paper. A few pages show some rippling to top of pages, bottom for corners a little bumped. Dust jacket shows edgewear and light creasing but no library markings. Light lean to book. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Des... View more info

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A Time to Die

By: Smith, Wilbur

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Stoddart, 1989

Edition: First Canadian Edition


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. DJ has creasing and some shelfwear, short tears, light yellowing of pages common to this edition. Remainder spot bottom page edges, scratch marks front of DJ.; Courtneys of Africa #4; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 461 pages; For Sean Courtney, veteran guerrilla fighter and professional warrior, it is a time to fight and a time to find a deep and passionate love. For the beautiful Claudia Monterro, it is a time to... View more info

Abandonati

By: Kilworth, Garry

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Unwin Hyman, 1988

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's stamp on FFEP, some erasure thinning, light creasing top front panel of DJ ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; 162 pages View more info

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ADRIAN GREY

By: Sutherland, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, 1933

Edition: Reprint


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 252 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ chipped with short tears, scuffed, some soiling of back panel of DJ. Pages tanned, stamp lower corner of front free end paper. Attractive DJ art typical of the era. From Cassell' s Eightpenny Novel series. View more info

All That Glitters

By: Edwards, Samuel

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1976

Edition: First Edition


Light rippling of DJ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 160 pages; A thriller set in Hong Kong View more info

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Before the Cock Crow

By: Raven, Simon

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd, 1986

Edition: First Edition


Light edge wear to dustjacket and book; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; The First-born of Egypt #3; 1.02 x 8.43 x 5.51 Inches; 274 pages; This is the third volume in Simon Raven’s First Born of Egypt saga, following Morning Star and The Face of the Waters. The story opens with Lord Canteloupe’s strange toast to ‘absent friends’. His wife Baby has recently died and Canteloupe has been left her retarded son, Lord Sarum of Old Sarum... View more info

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Beloved Stranger

By: Boylan, Clare

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Company, 1999


Only light edge wear to book and dust jacket. Previous owner has trimmed to top of the title page, probably to remove a name. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.20 inches; 309 pages; "Dick and Eunice have been married for 50 years. Eunice believes that they have achieved the point of real love but then Dick takes a terrifying plunge into insanity and enters a world of imaginary enemies, fantastic opportunities and sexu... View more info

BLACK CHAMELEON

By: Booth, Martin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1988

Edition: First British Edition


Dust jacket in Mylar. Light wear, light creasing below top edge of DJ short tear top back edge, unclipped. A black/white friendship in Africa and England leads to tensions and conflicts. View more info

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Cleg Kelly; Arab of the City

By: Crockett, S. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder, 1896

Edition: First Edition


Green cloth covered boards have bumped corners, some spotting front hinge intact, back hinge appears to have been glued, previous owner's name on FFEP ; A tight solid book. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. This is the ; 442 pages; Charles 'Cleg' Kelly was a street urchin whose took as his domain the streets of Edinburgh. His many fine adventures make a great read. View more info

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Close Quarters

By: Thirkell, Angela

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1958

Edition: First British Edition


Some edge wear and short tears, 1.25 inch tear to top back spine edge of DJ, some discoloration of DJ. Some foxing of page edges.; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book, hinges intact; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 285 pages; Canon Fewling is back wooing the now widowed Margot Phelps. View more info

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CORRODING GOLD

By: Swan, Annie S.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, 1925

Edition: Reprint


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 306 pages; Brown cloth boards with black design on front board and black titles on spine, some light soiling, very light shelfwear to corners. Front and back hinges started but solid View more info

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Countess From Canada; a Story of a Life in the Backwoods

By: Marchant, Bessie (Elizabeth Marchant Comfort) & Cyrus Cuneo

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son, 1930


Beige cloth covered boards with brown stamped design and titles on front and spine, last 20 pages folded over top corner. Unclipped DJ in Mylar - chipped with tape repaired tears and creases. ; B&W Plates; 360 pages; Marchant was a prolific author of stories for teenage girls. This book is undated but DJ art appears to be from 1920-1930 View more info

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Crown in Candlelight

By: Jarman, Rosemary Hawley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1978

Edition: First Edition


DJ shows shelf wear, with small tears and chipping. 3/4" chip missing from top spine of DJ. 1" tear base of front fore edge of DJ. Damp stain base of DJ back ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.19 X 5.51 X 1.57 inches; 477 pages; "Katherine of Valois, raised amidst the madness and lechery of the French court, wed to a conquering English king, alone and afraid in a world of treachery and violence. Owen Tudor, incredibly handsome ... View more info