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Artemus Ward: His Book, His Travels

By: Artemus Ward [i.e. Charles Farrar Browne]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: George Routledge: 1875

Seller ID: 15031602-132

Condition: Fair


Scruffy cover rather worn, grubby and marked; endpapers browned, pages tanned and some badly cut, textblock otherwise in good condition; visiting card of Wm Whymper stuck to front pastedown, his name stamped on title page. Also included Artemus Ward Among the Fenians. No dustwrapper. Undated, but British Library catalogue suggests 1875. View more info

The Parasite

By: Arthur Conan Doyle; Martin Edmonds

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Company 164: 1999

Seller ID: 912766-155

ISBN: 0953483819

Condition: New


New, unused copy. With an introduction by Martin Edmonds, & signed by him on title page. This is a properly reset reprint, not a facsimile reproduction. 0953483819 View more info

The Mystery of Fell Castle

By: Arthur Gask

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1944

Seller ID: 911574-156

Condition: Fair


Red cover rubbed & worn, both hinges weak, front endpaper missing; pages browned, a few page have tears to top edge (looks like it happened during cutting); a sound reading copy. No dustwrapper. Undated, but British Library gives 1944. View more info

Headland Mystery

By: Arthur Groom

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Children's Press: 0

Seller ID: 994525-29

Condition: Fair


Endpapers & page edges browning, green cloth has bumped corners; owner's inscription on ffep; pricecut dustwrapper has edgewear & areas of loss, owner's writing on rear flap. Undated. View more info

Wells Fargo Adventures

By: Arthur Groom

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Purnell: 1962

Seller ID: 94760-93

Condition: Good


Some rubbing to cover extremities, pages are tanned, otherwise in good condition. Illustrated in colour. 2 illustrated stories: The Scarlet Bandit & The Boy from Benson City. View more info

Boys' Sporting Stories

By: Arthur Groom; B Leonard; Ronald Horton; Edgar Garrett; Martin Parker

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Birn Brothers: 0

Seller ID: 92910-111

Condition: Good


Pictorial cover has rubbed edges & corners, blue cloth spine is faded, internally a tight & clean copy. Colour frontispiece, b&w illustrations. View more info

The Weak and the Strong (Sexton Blake Library No.502)

By: Arthur Kent

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: 1962

Seller ID: 15041705-65

Condition: Good


Some light cover wear, pages tanning and staple a little rusty, still in good condition. View more info

Fantastic Stories of Imagination Vol.14 No.5, May 1965

By: Arthur Pendragan; David R Bunch; Ron Goulart; John Jakes; Harold Stevens; Walter F Moudy; Keith Laumer

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Ziff-Davis: 1965

Seller ID: 918170-143

Condition: Good


Some light cover wear & browning, old price inked on front; pages tanned, a sound, tight copy. View more info

The Ruby Heart of Kishgar

By: Arthur Williams Marchmont

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1912

Seller ID: 910554-124

Condition: Poor


Reading copy: red cover worn, rubbed & soiled; pages browned & brittle with several loose, & hinges gone, particularly the rear one. Will probably survive being read, but only just. No dustwrapper. Undated, but British Library catalogue says 1912. Hodder & Stoughton's Sevenpenny Library. View more info

Stories about Boys

By: Ascott R Hope [i.e. Ascott Robert Hope Moncreiff]

Price: £3.00

Publisher: W P Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell: 1871

Seller ID: 14071809-123

Condition: Poor


Well-worn cover which is also marked, front hinge has been repaired (badly), Salvation Army prize certificate on front pastedown, bookshop stamp on front endpaper, pages tanned else textblock is sound. Reading copy only. No wrapper. View more info

Or All the Seas With Oysters

By: Avram Davidson

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Berkley Medallion: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15080907-141

Condition: Fair


Cover has some shelfwear and marking, pages tanning else textblock itself is in good condition. First edition. View more info

Peregrine : Primus

By: Avram Davidson

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Ace Books: 1971

Seller ID: 15080915-141

ISBN: 0441659519

Condition: Good


An apparently unread copy, slight shelfwear and spine faded, remainder groove in bottom edge, pages a little tanned else textblock is in very good condition. 0441659519 View more info

The Gorilla Hunters: a Tale of the Wilds of Africa

By: Ballantyne, R M

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Dean: 1934

Seller ID: 918761-19

Condition: Good


Green cloth has some edgewear with corners lightly bumped; rear cover has a few small splash marks, spine is sunned; pages tanned, else a sound, tight copy. Colour frontispiece. No dustwrapper. Undated, but British Library suggest 1934. View more info

Diminishing circles (An Alison Press book)

By: Barbara Rees

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 914753Z-67

ISBN: 0436410028

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author on front endpaper. Covers have some rubbing & fading to edges, else a sound, tight copy; unclipped dustwrapper with some edge- & other wear. View more info

Caroline at the Film Studios

By: Barbara Vereker

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock: 1955

Seller ID: 94778-16

Condition: Very Good


Slight bumping to spine extremities, endpapers browning; b&w frontispiece. View more info

Legion of Honour

By: Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1918

Seller ID: 919495-46

Condition: Poor


Scruffy copy, cover rubbed & worn, with tanned pages, front hinge broken, rear hinge going; textblock is sound & tight; owner's name on front pastedown. Reading copy. Very partial dustwrapper has been pasted onto card yet still in two pieces - not much use but included for completeness. View more info

A Son of the People

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1930

Seller ID: 15062502-39

Condition: Fair


Some shelfwear and marking to cover, backstrip slightly faded; pages tanning else textblock is in good condition. No dustwrapper. Undated, but probably c.1930. View more info

His Majesty's Well-Beloved: an episode in the life of Mr Thomas Betterton as told by his friend John Honeywood

By: Baroness [Emmuska] Orczy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1919

Seller ID: 919494-144

Condition: Poor


Rather scruffy & rubbed copy, with tanned pages, front hinge broken, rear hinge weak; textblock is sound & tight; owner's name & address on front pastedown, front cover of dustwrapper pasted onto front endpaper. Very much a reading copy only. Undated, but British Library catalogue suggests 1919. View more info

The Pillars of Eternity / The Garments of Caean

By: Barrington J Bayley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pan Books: 1989

Seller ID: 15081801-141

ISBN: 0330308351

Condition: Near Fine


New copy, old stock (on shelf since 1989) - slight ageing, otherwise as new. 0330308351 View more info

The Grand Wheel

By: Barrington J Bayley

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Fontana: 1979

Seller ID: 15081805-141

ISBN: 0006148638

Condition: Good


Some light shelfwear and tanning, an almost very good copy. 0006148638 View more info