Fiction - English Authors Pre 1980 from Goldring Books

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Lawful Occasions

by Lothian, Andrew

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780567096012
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$14.00

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Edinburgh: T and T Clark, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket 263 pages. This entertaining collection sets out to discover what, if the true spirit of the Scottish nation is to be found expressed in its laws, some of the nation's greatest writers have had to say on legal subjects. Of course, many of Scotland's leading… Read more
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

by Swift, Jonathan

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Published
1876
Condition
Very Good
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$11.20

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London: William P. Nimmo, 1876. 'Carefully Selected with a Biography of the Author by D. Laing Purves: and Original and Authentic Notes.' Gilt title on black cloth boards which have wear to spine head and tail and corner tips. Internally there is age darkening to pages, the single page of contents is loose, there is a name and… Read more
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The Wooden Horse

by Walpole, Hugh

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
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London: Macmillan, 1929. Gilt title and monogram on blue leather boards (Macmillan Luxury Edition) which have fading to spine and wear to corner tips. Internally there is a decorative coloured bookplate to front endpaper else very clean, tight and unmarked. 319 pages. Silk page marker bound in. Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a prolific author of various… Read more
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Country Tales To Tell

by Clark, Elizabeth

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Goldring Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780340225127
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$7.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1979. A Very Good unmarked copy which has corner creasing to a few pages with VG+ dustjacket . Another delightful collection of eight stories by the author gathered from her various books and linked by their country setting. These are traditional tales, fast moving, sometimes funny, quite often with an unsuspecting twist and there is magic,… Read more
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The Hand-Reared Boy

by Aldiss, Brian

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Goldring Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297179603
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$11.20

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1970. A Very Good unmarked copy which has a very minor indentation to top edge and age darkening to closed edges with dustjacket which has two small repaired closed tears and is not price clipped. This is the first of a quartet of novels which will span the four decades from the thirties to the… Read more
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The Master of the House

by Hall, Radclyffe

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Goldring Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$21.01

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1932. Light brown cloth boards have age darkening to spine and edges but no wear. Internally there is a contemporary name to rear endpaper else very clean, tight and unmarked. 490 pages. Marguerite Radclyffe Hall (1880-1943). Her novel is one with deeply religious themes, set in Provençal France. Some of the names and sentences in… Read more
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Fast and Loose

by Parkin, Molly

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Goldring Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780491022286
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$16.80

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London: W.H. Allen, 1979. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. TRUE FIRST EDITION. 171 pages. Lady Lettice Patch is what you'd call a plump person. Since the death of Sir Bertie, she's done very little but eat and trundle out torrid prose. So it's off, then, to Slivers Health Farm to… Read more
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Wild Harbour

by Macpherson, Ian

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Goldring Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780862280222
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$16.80

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Edinburgh: Paul Harris, 1981. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 252 pages. New introduction by Donald Campbell. When Wild Harbour was first published in 1936, the anxious days before war was to break again on a weary world, the author, Ian Macpherson, asked if it would be possible to… Read more
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Madrid! Madrid! - A Novel of the Spanish Civil War

by Fisher, Alan E.

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Goldring Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780709179627
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$16.80

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London: Robert Hale, 1980. SIGNED BY AUTHOR with dedication and also, loosely inserted, is a letter to the recipient by the author. A near Fine copy (Fine apart from the dedication) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 192 pages. He had arrived in war-torn Madrid during the third, winter month of the siege, but he… Read more
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The Heart of the House

by Jacob, Naomi

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Goldring Books
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$8.40

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London: Hutchinson, 1951. Gold title on black cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear and a small bump to one lower corner tip. Internally there is a little light foxing to endpapers, closed edges and to the first few pages else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good copy for its age. Dustjacket has light wear… Read more
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Roy Plomley's Desert Island Book

by Plomley, Roy

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Goldring Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715374689
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$8.40

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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1979. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy (Fine apart from a very thin line of fading to top of spine) with VG+ dustjacket which is priceclipped. This is the creator of 'Desert Island Discs' personal compilation of the best desert island literature; it is an entertaining account of the desert island in fact… Read more
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Shark Island

by Edelman, Maurice

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Goldring Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
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$14.00

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1967. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front endpaper with year. Silver title on blue boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked apart from a small old price (20/-) written on front endpaper. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket with design by Charles Mozley has some light foxing, hardly any wear… Read more
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Double, Double (SIGNED COPY)

by Kelsall, Freda M. and Gibson, H.N.

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Goldring Books
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$21.01

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London: W.H. Allen, 1965. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front endpaper and dated 1967. A near Fine unmarked copy with just a little touch of foxing to top edge with VG+ dustjacket, by Biro, which is not price clipped. A delicate satire of William Eversleigh, a biology lecturer and a staunch Baconian, and Richard Holcroft, an actor and a fervent… Read more
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Top Off the Milk

by Chetham-Strode, Warren

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Goldring Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.80

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London: Heinemann, 1959. A Very Good+ clean, tight copy with an inscription to front endpaper. The price clipped dustjacket, by Sheila Hawkins is very bright with two small closed tears and light wear to top and lower edges. The follow up novel to 'Three Men and a Girl', that lovable and charming story about four Siamese cats and in this… Read more
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Look, Stranger

by Manning, Rosemary

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Goldring Books
Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. The author (1911-1988) was an important British lesbian writer and this novel is set on an island off the south coast of England, where a little community live and whose beliefs and conduct are, on the surface, at variance with 20th… Read more
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The Cultured Pearl

by Hull, Macdonald

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Goldring Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$11.20

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London: Hammond, Hammond, 1961. Black title on yellow boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear and with some light foxing to top edge. Internally very clean and unmarked. A Very Good + copy. Dustjacket by Sax is not price clipped. A novel set in Japan, where a young chemical engineer unwittingly finds himself the illegal owner… Read more
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The Sacred Nursery

by Morgan, Bryan

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Goldring Books
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$8.40

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1951. A Very Good unmarked copy with dustjacket which has two repaired closed tears to front and is not price clipped. A story of adventure, physical and spiritual set around a boy's club in the West of England but it's implications stretch beyond that world to the basic problems of human conduct. SCARCE… Read more
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Without Love

by Hanley, Gerald

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Goldring Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
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$7.00

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London: Collins and The Book Society , 1957. A Very Good + unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which has a small loss to spine tail and is not price clipped. This edition issued on first publication by the Book Society in association with William Collins, March 1957. A novel set in the summer of 1954 where Michael Brennan is ordered… Read more
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Mr. Justice Maxell

by Wallace, Edgar

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Goldring Books
Condition
Good
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$7.00

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London: Ward, Lock Brown title on pink boards which have a few minor marks. Internally clean, tight and unmarked. A Good + copy. Dustjacket has some light wear to edges and is not price clipped. Not dated but circa 1930's./ early 1940's. The author introduces us to a financier with whom sharp practice is a profession and knight errantry… Read more
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The Tempter

by Bloomfield, Anthony

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Goldring Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$7.00

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1961. Gold title on red boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is some foxing to closed edges and endpapers else clean and unmarked. A Very Good + copy. Dustjacket, by Lynton Lamb, has one small closed tear to back and a little wear to top. A novel of a bookshop,… Read more
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