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Far from Moscow: A Novel in Three Parts: Book One

By Azhayev, Vasili

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1950 501 pages. Winner of the Stalin Prize, 1948. Cover is a little scuffed and very slightly marked. Corners and edges of book are bumped. Spine is a little creased and slightly discoloured, and bumped at top and bottom. Pages are a little yellowed, and have some slight foxing to edges. Pages are clean, neat and tightly bound. Slight musty smell to pages. Condition consistent with age of book. The first part of Azhayev's three-part novel.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$17.10

Shaken
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Shaken

By MacGregor, K.G.

Cavalier Press, 2004 367 pages. Book in very good condition - only damage is some very slight yellowing to cover, and some very small marks to cover, and some slight marking and bumping to page edges. Pages 225-229 have a very tiny crease to their edges. Pages otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. Spine uncreased. Lesbian novel about two women who meet after an earthquake in LA. and then lose touch, only to be later reunited. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$17.10

Bill Badger's Voyage To the World's End

By 'B.B.'

Kaye & Ward Ltd, 1976 88 pages. Dustcover is covered with protective cellophane wrapper. Dustcover is very worn, yellowed and creased - and is torn at bottom, with a chunk missing, Large tear in front of dustcover has been sellotaped over, to repair it. Book is very worn - sellotape strips are stuck on front cover, and all of book is scuffed and bumped at edges, Pages are a little stained and yellowed, particularly at edges. First page and inside of front cover has sellotape residue suck to it. First page is torn slighly away from binding, but still intact. Ex-library copy: library withdrawal confirmation is stamped in ink on first page. Slight musty smell to pages. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Condition consistent with age of book. A Bill Badger story for children, written by 'B.B.'. Hard Cover. Good/Poor. Ex-Library.

$35.63

Havoc in Heaven

By Cheng, Tang

Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1979 Adapted by Tang Cheng, from the cartoon film of the same title. 84 pages. Cover has some light scuffing and is creased at corners and edges. Cover is faded - particularly at back. Previous bookseller's price sticker has been stuck on back cover, then removed - faded mark and very small tear remain. Pages are yellowed at edges, but clean, neat and tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. A booklet version of the animated cartoon film, which is based on the classical 16th century Chinese novel.. First Edition. Booklet. Good/No Jacket.

$28.50

Querelle of Brest
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Querelle of Brest

By Genet, Jean

Panther Books, 1969 Panther Books, 1969. Pages very yellowed with age, and some foxing to front and back cover. Back cover partly discoloured. Front cover has small scratches and some small creases, light creases to back cover. Pages all clean and tightly bound. Spine scuffed and scratched, but unbroken and uncreased. Murder mystery about French sailor who allows authority figures to act out their sexual fantasies on him.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$7.48

The Emancipated
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The Emancipated

By Gissing, George

London: The Hogarth Press, 1985 The Hogarth Press, 1985. 456 pages. Cover a little faded, and with some light creasing and scuffing. Bottom corner of front cover creased. Remains of two stickers on front cover. Previous bookseller's price sticker on back cover. Corners and edges of cover and pages bumped. Spine creased. Bottom of some of pages curled and water-marked. Pages yellowed, particularly at edges. Pages clean and tightly bound. With a new introduction by John Halperin. Follows one woman's growth to human understanding, amidst the prejudices of Victorian society.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$11.40

Lionboy
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Lionboy

By Corder, Zizou

Puffin Books, 2003 336 pages. Dustcover has some light scuffing and scratches - but mainly only visible when held up to light. Edges of dustcover are slightly bumped. Book pages are slightly yellowed at edges, but clean and tightly bound. Spine has some bumping to top and bottom, but is uncreased. Book otherwise in excellent condition. Title and author are written in gold on first page. Signed by author in ink, on first page. Wonderful children's novel about a boy who finds he can speak to cats, and, while stowing away on a ship, rescues six lions bound for a life in a French circus. Written by a mother and daughter team. . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$17.10

The Three Hostages

By Buchan, John

Hodder & Stoughton, 1942 319 pages. Book cover is scuffed and a little worn and bent at edges and corners. Spine is worn and bumped at top and bottom. Front cover has pulled slightly away from the rest of the book, revealing the binding - but is still firmly bound. First page of the book is an illustrative map - the map has also pulled away a little from the binding, but is still intact. Pages are very yellowed with age, particularly at edges. Page edges slightly stained - but pages otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. Very slight musty smell to pages. Condition consistent with age of book. The fourth of five Richard Hannay novels by Scottish author John Buchan.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$17.82

The Soundless Tide

By Crichton, F.E

London: Edward Arnold, 1911 328 pages. Book cover is a little scuffed and stained. Edges of cover and corners are bumped and a bit dog-eared. Top and bottom and edges of spine are scuffed and a bit bumped. previous owner has glued cardboard protective corners on back corners of book. Small sticker from previous bookseller on inside of front cover. Name stamped on inside of front cover in ink - possibly from previous owner? Pages yellowed, with foxing to edges. Some pages have been unevenly bound and all have deckle edges and are quite worn. Pages tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$19.24

Serious Time: A Rap Diary
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Serious Time: A Rap Diary

By Ambrose, Joe

Finland: Pulp Faction Ltd, 1998 238 pages. Previous bookseller's price has been written in pencil on first page, then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Book in protective plastic cover, provided by previous owner. Some light scuffing to cover and cover corners a little bumped. Spine bumped at top and bottom, but otherwise undamaged. Pages clean and tightly bound. Last 50 or so pages have been water-stained - most are not marked, but rather wrinkled. Page edges a little yellowed. Slight musty smell to pages. Novel about the hip-hop scene in 1980s London, and a group of displaced Irish punks, living in a Brixton squat. Written by musician Joe Ambrose - member of the hip-hop group Islamic Diggers. . First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$11.40

She Plays with the Darkness

By Mda, Zakes

Vivlia Publishers, 1995 207 pages. Cover is a little scuffed and marked. Spine is bumped at top and bottom, but otherwise undamaged. Bookseller's price has been written in pencil on first page and then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages are yellowed at edges, but otherwise clean. Pages neat and tightly bound. A novel set in Lesotho, that follows the lives of a pair of twins, over 25 years and 3 military coups. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$22.09

The Complete Adventures of Astap Bender
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The Complete Adventures of Astap Bender

By Jacques, Ian

New York: Random House, 1961 Random House, 1961. 390 pages. The book combines two novels: The Twelve Chairs and The Golden Calf. Translated from the Russian by John H.C. Richardson. Previous owner's gift inscription on first page. Cover in very good condition - spine faded and a little damp-stained but unbroken. Title, publisher and authors name written in gold on spine. Pages yellowed at edges but clean, neat and tightly bound. Very slight musty smell to pages. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$49.88

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

By Tressell, Robert

The Richards Press and The Daily Herald, 1927 234 pages. Red cover with black illustration. Cover is very worn and scuffed, particularly round edges and corners, where the cover has worn away a little, revealing the binding. Corners are creased and a little dog-eared. Cover of spine has completely torn off (and is missing), revealing the inner binding of the book. Binding is very worn and tanned. Cover and pages are still tightly bound. Pages are very tanned with age, and have some foxing. Pages are creased and worn around edges. Slight musty smell to pages. Inside of pages and of front cover are a little stained. Condition consistent with age of book. Robert Tressell's classic novel about working men and their employers. A classic of working-class literature.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

Three Drops of Blood

By Hedayat, Sadeq

Oneworld Classics, 2008 116 pages. Book in excellent condition - only damage is some light scuffing to cover (but only really visible when held up to light), some slight bumping to page edges, and back cover is a little bent. Spine undamaged, pages all clean, neat and tightly bound. A collection of short stories from the acclaimed Iranian writer. Written before the revolution of 1979, Hedayat's stories were banned by the Tehran authorities in 2006.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$14.96

Death Chains

By Hansen, Joseph

No Exit Press, 1996 135 pages. Cover is scuffed and has some small scratches and indentations. Back cover has some large creases. Spine is stained and a little chipped, but uncreased. Bookshop's security sticker on inside of back cover. Previous owner's name and date written in ink, on top corner of first page. Pages yellowed - and pages 5-6 and 7-8 have creases on bottom corners. A gay crime/thriller novel about a secret morphine ring and blackmail in Southern California. One of the 'Brandstetter Mystery' series. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$15.68

Old Land, New People: German Short Stories

By Various Authors

Seven Seas Books, 1960 214 pages. Cover a little scuffed and edges bumped. Cover is backed with a plastic protective coating which is still intact, although peeling away from edges of book a little. Spine a little bumped but unbroken. Slight musty smell to pages. Pages yellowed, particularly at edges, and a little bumped and marked. Pages all clean and tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. Collection of short stories by nine German authors - Helmut Sakowski, Martin Viertel, Erich Koehler, Bernhard Seeger, Katharina Kammar, Irma Harder, Margarete Neumann, Ludwig Turek and Peter Kast - reflecting on the 'new' German Democratic Republic. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$7.13

Heatwave in Berlin

By Cusack, Dymphna

London: Pan Books, 1963 Pan Books, 1963. 206 pages. Book is in good condition Pages and edges are yellowed with age and slight foxing to first couple of pages. Top edge is quite discoloured. Pages are clean and tightly bound. Spine is lightly creased. Previous owners name written on first page. Novel set in the summer of 1960 where fascism seems to be on the rise again. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

Fludd
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Fludd

By Mantel, Hilary

Henry Holt Owl Books, New York. Paperback in very good condition.. Very Good.

$13.54

Far From Moscow: A Novel in Three Parts: Part Three

By Azhayev, Vasili

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1950 Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1950. 465 pages. Please note: this novel is written in three parts - this is book three! Cover in good condition, although edges a little bumped. Spine faded and bumped at top and bottom, but otherwise undamaged. Pages yellowed, with some foxing to edges. Slight musty smell to pages. Pages all clean and neat and tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. Includes colour illustrations. Azhayev's most famous novel.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$12.83

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

By Carroll, Lewis

Ward Lock and Company Ltd, 1962 224 pages. Dustcover is very worn - scuffed and creased, and bumped and a little torn and chipped at corners and edges. Dustcover has price sticker (17/6 net) on inside of front flap, and price (2/6) written in pencil on inside of back flap. Dustcover is very yellowed and a little stained inside, and has some foxing. Book itself is in better condition - cover is a little bent at corners, and spine is bumped at top and bottom, but otherwise undamaged. Previous owner's name written in ink on inside of first page. Pages are a little marked both on inside and edges - and have some foxing to edges. Slight musty smell to pages. Pages neat and tightly bound. Includes a selection of black-and-white line illustrations, and full-colour full page illustrations by David Walsh and John Cooper. A very well-worn and well-loved book! Condition consistent with age of book.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Walsh, David and Cooper, John.

$21.38

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