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The Silver Chair by Lewis, C.S

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1956. Bound in the publishers original blue boards with silver title lettering to spine. This is the second impression of the first edition. A notoriously elusive Narnia title to encounter in the first or early impressions. All page...

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£593.75


For Kicks by Francis Dick

London: Michael Joseph, 1965. Bound in the publishers sage green hard covers with gilt title lettering to spine. This is the first impression of the first edition of a scarce Dick Francis title. The 255 pages remain in very presentable condition and are t...

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£356.25


The Letter Of Marque by O'Brian, Patrick

London: Collins, 1988. Bound in the publishers blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine. The pages 284 remain in fresh, clean condition throughout with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Binding is sharp with no bumping to corners. Book sits soli...

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£318.25


The Remains Of The Day by Ishiguro, Kazuo

London: Faber and Faber, 1989. Bound in the publishers black hardcover with contrasting white title lettering to spine. This is the first impression of the first edition. Inscription to the front free endpaper otherwise the 245 pages remain in excellent c...

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£151.05


The Spider's House by Bowles, Paul

New York: Random House, 1955. Bound in the publishers fine weave black cloth with gilt title lettering on blue and green title blocks to front panel and spine. The 406 pages remain in fresh, clean condition and are tightly bound. Discreet ownership inscri...

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£132.05


Killer In The Rain by Chandler, Raymond

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1964. Bound in the publishers fine weave two tone blue boards with contrasting white title lettering to spine and front board. This is the first American edition of the collection of eight short stories from which sprang ...

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£92.63


William And The Pop Singers by Crompton, Richmal

London: George Newnes Limited, 1965. Bound in the publishers green cloth with gilt title lettering and illustration to spine and front board. The 190 pages remain in fresh, clean condition and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners...

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£89.30


Within The Tides by Conrad, Joseph

London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1915. Bound in the publishers olive green cloth boards with elaborate black title lettering and decoration blind stamped to the front board. Gilt and black titles to the spine. The 280 pages are in very good condition wit...

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£61.28


Sharpe's Siege by Cornwell, Bernard

London: Collins, 1987. Bound in the publishers original moss green cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine. The 319 pages are in fresh, clean condition with no inscriptions. Housed in the eyecatching pictoral dustwrapper which has light overall w...

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£52.25


The Big Six by Ransome, Arthur

London, United Kingdom: Jonathan Cape, 1940. Bound in the publishers fine weave green cloth with gilt title lettering to spine. The 399 pages remain in clean, presentable condition. A neat ownership inscription to the half title page otherwise no inscript...

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£37.05


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