Category: British Fiction


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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

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A Frenzy of Merchantmen

By: Callison, Brian

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Collins, 1977

Edition: First Edition

Price clipped dust jacket shows only light wear ; A bright, solid book ; 1 x 8.4 x 5.4 Inches; 206 pages; Brevet Cable, reluctant hero of the book "A Plague of Sailors", now finds himself plunged into another still more calamitous adventure. Tension is high in the North Sea where a British frigate has clashed with a Soviet merchantman with tragic results. By the author of "A Ship is Dying". View more info

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A Small Town in Germany

By: Le Carre, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd, 1968

Edition: First Edition

DJ and boards show shelfwear, DJ has small tears and chipping, scuffed. Small stains to back free end papers foredge. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 8.40 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 306 pages; "John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim. A man is missi... View more info


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

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


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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Cameron's Commitment

By: McCutchan, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989

Edition: First Edition

Some creasing and short tear to top of dust jacket spine, yellowing of pages. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Donald Cameron #13; 8.60 X 5.50 X 1 inches; 192 pages View more info

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Child of the Phoenix

By: Erskine, Barbara

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Toronto, Viking, 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

DJ shows light shelf wear with creasing of front flap and top edge.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the Canadian edition. Wraparound jacket art by Kevin Tweddell. ; 9.13 X 6.06 X 2.20 inches; 829 pages; The central character of the story is Eleyne, a Welsh princess with mystical powers born in 1218. Her visions of the future and the past aid her in her quest to support the Celtic cause against the English king. 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



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

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Crushed Yet Conquering; A story of Constance and Bohemia

By: Alcock, Deborah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society, N.D.

Edition: Later Printing

Clipped DJ heavily chipped with some loss head & tail of spine, tears. Gift notation on FFEP dated 1940 ; DJ in Mylar. A bright solid, book, blue cloth covered boards, hinges intact ; 474 pages View more info