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12683 - The Finger in the Candle Flame - Giorgio Saviane
12683 - The Finger in the Candle Flame - Giorgio Saviane
4756 - A House with Four Rooms - Rumer Godden
4756 - A House with Four Rooms - Rumer Godden
12682 - The False Inspector Dew - Peter Lovesey
12682 - The False Inspector Dew - Peter Lovesey
12685 - The Autograph Man - Zadie Smith
12685 - The Autograph Man - Zadie Smith
12686 - Laughter in the Next Room - Osbert Sitwell
12686 - Laughter in the Next Room - Osbert Sitwell
12684 - When the Woods became the Trees - Robin Brown
12684 - When the Woods became the Trees - Robin Brown
The Mosquito Coast - Paul Theroux
The Mosquito Coast - Paul Theroux
8730 - The Chronicle of the Diamond Six - William Fielding Smith
8730 - The Chronicle of the Diamond Six - William Fielding Smith
11617 - A Damsel in Distress - P.G.Wodehouse
11617 - A Damsel in Distress - P.G.Wodehouse
1737 - 2061 Odyssey Three - Arthur C.Clarke
1737 - 2061 Odyssey Three - Arthur C.Clarke
May We Borrow your Husband, and other comedies of the sexual life - Graham Greene
May We Borrow your Husband, and other comedies of the sexual life - Graham Greene
7478 - Headlong Down the Years - Amabel & Clough Williams-Ellis
7478 - Headlong Down the Years - Amabel & Clough Williams-Ellis
10573 - Journeys to Bagdad - Charles Brooks
10573 - Journeys to Bagdad - Charles Brooks
12188 - Ship's Company - W.W.Jacobs
12188 - Ship's Company - W.W.Jacobs
12287s100 - Count Belisarius - Robert Graves
12287s100 - Count Belisarius - Robert Graves
4598 - Letters from the Raven, being the correspondence of Lafcadio Hearn with Henry Watkin
4598 - Letters from the Raven, being the correspondence of Lafcadio Hearn with Henry Watkin
12479 - The Tiger in the Smoke - Margery Allingham
12479 - The Tiger in the Smoke - Margery Allingham
11612/s15 -  Murder, London - New York - John Creasey
11612/s15 - Murder, London - New York - John Creasey
12482 - Hearing Secret Harmonies - Anthony Powell
12482 - Hearing Secret Harmonies - Anthony Powell
8039 - The Acceptance World - Anthony Powell
8039 - The Acceptance World - Anthony Powell
10342 - The Virgin and the Gypsy - D.H.Lawrence
10342 - The Virgin and the Gypsy - D.H.Lawrence
8721s6 - The Uniform of Glory, being the True Story of a Free Frenchman's Night Out - P.C.Wren
8721s6 - The Uniform of Glory, being the True Story of a Free Frenchman's Night Out - P.C.Wren
8111s6 - The General - Karlludwig Opitz
8111s6 - The General - Karlludwig Opitz
5304 - The Just Vengeance - Dorothy L.Sayers
5304 - The Just Vengeance - Dorothy L.Sayers
11766 s9- The Trap - Dan Billany
11766 s9- The Trap - Dan Billany
11763 - Death is a Lonely Business - Ray Bradbury
11763 - Death is a Lonely Business - Ray Bradbury
11765s6 - Venetian Bird - Victor Canning
11765s6 - Venetian Bird - Victor Canning
#6197/2 - Delta of Venus - Anais Nin
#6197/2 - Delta of Venus - Anais Nin
#10175 - The Factory - Panova, Vera
#10175 - The Factory - Panova, Vera
#1581 - The Old Stag - Stories - Williamson, Henry
#1581 - The Old Stag - Stories - Williamson, Henry
#1583 - The Labouring Life - Willianson, Henry
#1583 - The Labouring Life - Willianson, Henry
#1747 - Difficulties with Girls - Kingsley Amis
#1747 - Difficulties with Girls - Kingsley Amis
#1748 - The Folks That Live on the Hill - Kingsley Amis
#1748 - The Folks That Live on the Hill - Kingsley Amis
#2714/1 - Vacation Rambles - Thomas Hughes
#2714/1 - Vacation Rambles - Thomas Hughes
#4057 - A Way in the World - a Sequence - Naipaul, V.S.
#4057 - A Way in the World - a Sequence - Naipaul, V.S.
#4437/S3 - Meet Mr Mulliner - P.G.Wodehouse
#4437/S3 - Meet Mr Mulliner - P.G.Wodehouse
#4439/S3 - The Coming of Bill - P.G.Wodehouse
#4439/S3 - The Coming of Bill - P.G.Wodehouse
#4674/S3 - Quick Service - P.G.Wodehouse
#4674/S3 - Quick Service - P.G.Wodehouse
#4675/S3 - Indiscretions of Archie - P.G.Wodehouse
#4675/S3 - Indiscretions of Archie - P.G.Wodehouse
#4825 - The New History of Sandford and Merton - Burnand, Francis Cowley (1836-1917)
#4825 - The New History of Sandford and Merton - Burnand, Francis Cowley (1836-1917)
#4827/S3 - Full Moon - P.G.Wodehouse
#4827/S3 - Full Moon - P.G.Wodehouse
#5119 - Abinger Harvest - E.M.Forster
#5119 - Abinger Harvest - E.M.Forster
#5274/S3 - Jeeves Omnibus - P.G.Wodehouse
#5274/S3 - Jeeves Omnibus - P.G.Wodehouse
#5280 - The Cream of the Jest - a Comedy of Evasions - Cabell, James Branch
#5280 - The Cream of the Jest - a Comedy of Evasions - Cabell, James Branch
#5435 - The Witches of Eastwick - Updike, John
#5435 - The Witches of Eastwick - Updike, John
#5440 - Haroun and the Sea Stories. - Rushdie, Salman
#5440 - Haroun and the Sea Stories. - Rushdie, Salman
#5444 - So Long, and Thanks for the Fish The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy 4 - Douglas Adams
#5444 - So Long, and Thanks for the Fish The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy 4 - Douglas Adams
#5447 - The Raiders - Robbins, Harold
#5447 - The Raiders - Robbins, Harold
#5449 - A Double Life - Raphael, Frederic
#5449 - A Double Life - Raphael, Frederic
#5450 - After the War - Raphael, Frederic
#5450 - After the War - Raphael, Frederic
#5464 - The Foxglove Saga - Auberon Waugh
#5464 - The Foxglove Saga - Auberon Waugh
#5828 - Wilt on High - Tom Sharpe
#5828 - Wilt on High - Tom Sharpe
#5877 - The Pleasure of Their Company - an Anthology of Civilized Writing - Louis Kronenberger (Editor)
#5877 - The Pleasure of Their Company - an Anthology of Civilized Writing - Louis Kronenberger (Editor)
#6002 - Stevenson's Atitude to Life - John Franklin Genung
#6002 - Stevenson's Atitude to Life - John Franklin Genung
#6516 - Black Sheep - Heyer, Georgette
#6516 - Black Sheep - Heyer, Georgette
#6746 - The Hobbit - J.R.R.Tolkien
#6746 - The Hobbit - J.R.R.Tolkien
#7081 - Our Game - John Le Carre
#7081 - Our Game - John Le Carre
#7083 - The Golden Age - Gore Vidal
#7083 - The Golden Age - Gore Vidal
#7486 - The Leaning Tower - or Out of the Perpendicular - Arnold Mallison
#7486 - The Leaning Tower - or Out of the Perpendicular - Arnold Mallison
#7487 - Under the Blue Hood - a Hotchpotch 1923 - 1985 - Arnold Mallinson, Edited By Henry Hardy
#7487 - Under the Blue Hood - a Hotchpotch 1923 - 1985 - Arnold Mallinson, Edited By Henry Hardy
#8625 - Red in the Morning - Dornford Yates
#8625 - Red in the Morning - Dornford Yates
#8626 - The Berry Scene - Dornford Yates
#8626 - The Berry Scene - Dornford Yates
#8628 - Jonah and Co - Dornford Yates
#8628 - Jonah and Co - Dornford Yates
#8632 - And Berry Came Too - Dornford Yates
#8632 - And Berry Came Too - Dornford Yates
#8639 - The Berry Scene - Dornford Yates
#8639 - The Berry Scene - Dornford Yates
#8728 - Texas Buckaroo - Grant, Landon
#8728 - Texas Buckaroo - Grant, Landon
#8730 - The Chronicles of the Diamond Six - Smith, Willian Fielding
#8730 - The Chronicles of the Diamond Six - Smith, Willian Fielding
#9061 - The Face of England - Bates, H.E.
#9061 - The Face of England - Bates, H.E.
#9078 - Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal and Other Stories. - Bates, H.E.
#9078 - Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal and Other Stories. - Bates, H.E.
#9083 - The Triple Echo - Bates, H.E.
#9083 - The Triple Echo - Bates, H.E.
#9084 - The Song of the Wren - Bates, H.E.
#9084 - The Song of the Wren - Bates, H.E.
#9090 - The Jacaranda Tree - Bates, H.E.
#9090 - The Jacaranda Tree - Bates, H.E.
#9094 - The Distant Horns of Summer - Bates, H.E.
#9094 - The Distant Horns of Summer - Bates, H.E.
#9096 - The Country Heart - Bates, H.E.
#9096 - The Country Heart - Bates, H.E.
#9098 - The Sleepless Moon - Bates, H.E.
#9098 - The Sleepless Moon - Bates, H.E.
#9326 - Winter in April - Nathan, Robert
#9326 - Winter in April - Nathan, Robert
#9327 - The Enchanted Voyage - Nathan, Robert
#9327 - The Enchanted Voyage - Nathan, Robert
#9409 - Cordelia Underwood or the Marvellous Beginnings of the Moosepath League - Reid, Van
#9409 - Cordelia Underwood or the Marvellous Beginnings of the Moosepath League - Reid, Van
#9410 - The Man with the Power - Thoma, Leslie
#9410 - The Man with the Power - Thoma, Leslie
The Return of Sherlock Holmes - A.Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes - A.Conan Doyle
Condittion Very Good
First edition in book form
Published by George Newnes, London 1905
Illustrated by Sidney Paget
403pp covering thirteen stories.
16 full page plates in monotone



Price: 795.00 / $1,192.50


The Gay Galliard, the Love Story of Mary Queen of Scots - Margaret Irwin
The Gay Galliard, the Love Story of Mary Queen of Scots - Margaret Irwin
Condition Very Good
Published by Chatto and Windus, London
First edition, first impression 1941
Three feminine fates helped spin the threads against Mary and Bothwell - her former mother-in-law, Catherine de Medici; her cousin Elizabeth of England; and Anna Throndsen, the Norwegian mistress whom Bothwell had abandoned.
424pp
# 20500s98

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The Impregnable Women - Eric Linklater, signed copy
The Impregnable Women - Eric Linklater, signed copy
Condition Very Good with Good+ dustjacket.
Published by Jonathan Cape, London
First edition, first impression 1938
The time is the 1940s. The Next Great War begins. The war lasts a year and the women are robbed of husbands, sweethearts and sons........ This is an Aristophanic comedy, and takes some Aristophanic liberties.
# 20513

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Price: 45.00 / $67.50


Enchanter's Nightshade - Ann Bridge, signed copy
Enchanter's Nightshade - Ann Bridge, signed copy
Condition Very Good with a Good+ dustjacket
Published by Chatto & Windus, London
First edition, first impression 1937
A period pieces of Italian provincial society thirty years earlier at the beginning of the 20th century.
397pp
Signed to the title page
# 20509

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Price: 85.00 / $127.50


They Walk in the City, the Lovers in the Stone Forest - J.B.Priestley
They Walk in the City, the Lovers in the Stone Forest - J.B.Priestley
Condition Near Fine with a Very Good+ Dustjacket
Published by Heinemann, London
First edition, second impression 1936
515pp.
# 20470sC6

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Price: 24.00 / $36.00


The Jury, a novel by Gerald Bullett
The Jury, a novel by Gerald Bullett
Condition Very Good and with dustjacket.
Published by J.M.Dent, London
First edition, first impression 1935
464pp.
The story of a murder trial, the theme of which is the contrast between the tiny, ordinary events of daily life and the fierce, unreal light of sudden violent action.
# 20469sC6

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Murder Too Late, a Patrick Dawlish thriller - Gordon Ashe
Murder Too Late, a Patrick Dawlish thriller - Gordon Ashe
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Fair to good
Published by John Long, London 1947
208pp
Patrick Dawlish with his charming wife, Felicity, in an entertaining story of jewel thieves and murder in Surrey.
# 18507s9

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Dark Interlude - Peter Cheyney
Dark Interlude - Peter Cheyney
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Collins, London 1947
192pp
Written before the Nuremburg trials, Cheyney foresaw the beginnings of the Nazi post-war Secret Societies, and their efforts to wreak some sort of revenge on their wartime opposite numbers.
# 18503s9

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Death of an Intruder, a tale of horror in three parts - Nedra Tyre
Death of an Intruder, a tale of horror in three parts - Nedra Tyre
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket lightly soiled
Published by Collins, London 1954
191pp
# 18506

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It Never Rains, a thriller - Victor Bridges
It Never Rains, a thriller - Victor Bridges
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Macdonald & Co. London 1945
Second impression
190pp
A fast moving thriller, full of action and exitment.
# 18508s9

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Price: 12.00 / $18.00


The Golden Orchid - Gerald Sparrow
The Golden Orchid - Gerald Sparrow
Condition Very Good
Published by the Adventurers Club, London 1964
Between December 1941 and September 1945 the Japanese Imperial Army ruled six hundred million people from Peking to Djarkarta by terror and torture. The Japanese, with grim humour, called this vast area the 'Co-Prosperity Sphere'. A novel set in Siam based on a true story.
208pp. Jacket design by Biro
# 18389s4

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The Enchantress of Florence - Salman Rushdie, authors inscribed and signed copy
The Enchantress of Florence - Salman Rushdie, authors inscribed and signed copy
The story of a woman attempting to command her own destiny in a man's world. It brings together two cities that barely know each other - the hedonistic capital of the Grand Mughal, the Emperor Akbar and the equally sensual Florentine world of powerful courtesans, humanist philosophy and inhuman torture.
Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 2008
Signed by the author to the title page.
ISBN 9780224061636
# 17889

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Price: 25.00 / $37.50


Winter in Madrid - C.J.Sansom, authors signed and dated copy 20.11.06
Winter in Madrid - C.J.Sansom, authors signed and dated copy 20.11.06
1940: the Spanish Civil War is over and Madrid lies ruined, its people starving, while the Germans continue their relentless march through Europe. And as Britain stands alone, General Franco considers whether to abandon neutrality and enter the war. A compelling novel and a haunting depiction of wartime Spain.
Published by Macmillan, London, 2006
First edition
ISBN 1405005467
# 18003

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Price: 80.00 / $120.00


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