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Windsor Castle

By: Ainsworth, Harrison

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Collins: 1111

Seller ID: 15835

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized.382pp, red cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges. Frontispiece illustrations. Internally clean. A Library of Classics edition of the 1843 classic novel, set at the court of Henry VIII. View more info

Bedford Village

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4519

Condition: Very Good


285pp, brown cloth covered boards. Colour frontispiece. A clean copy. A sequel to 'The Forest And The Fort, set in Pennsylvania in 1763. View more info

The Face of a Madonna

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Collins: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13885

Condition: Very Good


383pp, dark orange boards. Original owner's name to flyleaf, one small mark to top edge, otherwise internally clean. Set in medieval Yorkshire, the story of Ughtred the painter, a monk of Rievaulx, and Lazelle a nun of Watton. View more info

Adam Brunskill

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Collins: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11913

Condition: Very Good


574pp, red cloth covered boards, a little faded to the top edge. Only the two foldover flaps of the dustjacket are present. Endpaper maps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page, otherwise internally clean. Set in the Yorkshire Dales in the nineteenth century. View more info

The Camelot Chronicles

By: Ashley, Mike (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Robinson: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8689

ISBN: 1854871307

Condition: Very Good


418pp, illustrated covers a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean, tight,and Near Fine. Heroic adventures from the age of the Knights of the Round Table View more info

Master Georgie

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Duckworth: 1998

Seller ID: 11304

ISBN: 0715628313

Condition: Very Good


190pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. Internally clean and tight. Georgie's story - from Liverpool to the Crimean War View more info

The Song In The Green Thorn Tree

By: Barke, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chivers: 1966

Seller ID: 12875

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile reprint of the Collins edition of 1947. 512pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. Ex library - flyleaf removed, a couple of small stamps, otherwise a clean copy. A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns View more info

In Old New York A Romance

By: Barrett, Wilson and Barron, Elwyn

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macqueen: 1900

Seller ID: 11051

Condition: Very Good


410pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece illustration. Light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Historical novel View more info

The House of Flowers

By: Bingham, Charlotte

Price: £2.25

Publisher: Bantam: 2004

Seller ID: 11387

ISBN: 0553814001

Condition: Fine


526pp, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight, unread copy. Love and treachery in WWII. View more info

Christowell A Dartmoor Tale

By: Blackmore, R D

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1111

Seller ID: 16087

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription to inner board dated August 1895. 'New and Cheaper Edition'. 410pp, blue cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine, with blind stamped author signature to front. Internally clean. Adventure and romance on Dartmoor, from the author of 'Lorna Doone'. View more info

Lorna Doone A Romance of Exmoor

By: Blackmore, R D

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Collins Clear Typre Press: 1111

Seller ID: 16128

Condition: Very Good


Probably a later reprint of a 1930s edition. 640pp, blue leather look cloth covered boards, with gilt ornament to spine. Sepia illustrations by Wilmot Lunt. Ribbon bookmark. A couple of small spots of foxing to edge of flyleaf, otherwise a very clean, bright copy of the classic novel, set in Stuart times on Exmoor. View more info

Lorna Doone

By: Blackmore, Richard Doddridge

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Pan: 1981

Seller ID: 15879

ISBN: 0330400185

Condition: Very Good


Pan Classics edition with an Introduction and Notes by Kenneth Budd. 635pp, Softback covers without creases, with an illustration by Kenneth Rose. A few small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean and tight. The classic story of love and vengeance, set in the times of Chares II. View more info

The Lonely Strangers

By: Blackstock, Charity

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hodder: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5823

ISBN: 0340169028

Condition: Fine


287pp, complete dustjacket by William Randell with one crease to back turnover. Internally very clean. Coll Macdonell and Scots in exile in Paris after the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie. View more info

The Water Meadows

By: Blair, Emma

Price: £4.00

Publisher: BCA: 1992

Seller ID: 3722

Condition: Fine


445pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. The story of the Forsyth family in Glasgow in the 1920s. View more info

The Cope

By: Bone, Gertrude

Price: £9.00

Publisher: The Medici Society: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11402

Condition: Very Good


48pp, hand cut edges.Paper covered boards with cloth spine. Priceclipped dustjacket with a little loss. Attractive illustrations. Gift inscrition to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean.The making of a 12th century embroidery. View more info

Theory Of War

By: Brady, Joan

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Abacus: 1994

Seller ID: 11857

ISBN: 0349104573

Condition: Fine


213pp, softback covers by Sarah Perkins. Page edges browning a very little with age, otherwise As New. The story of a man sold into white slavery as a child in post Civil War America View more info

Court Of Foxes

By: Brand, Christianna

Price: £3.50

Publisher: The Book Club: 1969

Seller ID: 3577

Condition: Good


287pp, red boards with a scrape mark to the back board. Ex school library, so neat stamp on inner front board, otherwise clean - a good 'reading copy'. Set in the time of George III, partly in Wales. View more info

Shirley Volume I and Volume 2

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Classics Book Club: 1947

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6575

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 2 volumes,283pp and 288pp, with brown cloth covered boards, the titles a little rubbed. Internally clean and VG+. Set in the mill area of Yorkshire at the end of the Napoleonic wars. View more info

The Dark Mile

By: Broster, D K

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1938

Seller ID: 6285

Condition: Very Good


Reprint.362pp with cream linen coverd boards, a little faded to spine. The original owner's name on the flyleaf and she has neatly pasted in a picture of Achnacarry castle and the Cameron tartan with a note, otherwise a clean copy. A sequel to The Flight of the Heron and The Gleam in the North, set in Scotland in the time of the Jacobite Revolt. View more info

Midwinter Certain Travellers in Old England

By: Buchan, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1111

Seller ID: 13012

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 285pp, red boards with impressed logo. A few spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internlly clean. View more info