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The Farm Dog, A R Lloyd SIGNED
1 A R Lloyd SIGNED The Farm Dog
London Century 1986 0712695133 / 9780712695138 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
First edition of this book by A R Llloyd, inscribed to Claire and signed with small message by A R Lloyd on title page. 188 pages in very bright clean condition, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped but with previos owners address sticker on front inside flap, small water stain to top inside front of wrapper does not show on outside. A very nice example of this book especially with signature SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Form Line of Battle, Alexander Kent SIGNED
2 Alexander Kent SIGNED Form Line of Battle
New York G P Putnam's Sons 1969 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 8 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
First American edition of this naval novel in the Richard Bolitho series. 320 pages in bright clean condition just usual very slight light browning to outer edges of pages due to quality of paper used. INSCRIBED by ALEXANDER KENT on half title page With my best wishes Douglas Reeman Alexander Kent 1969. Dustwrapper is very slightly brownedwith a couple of very tiny tears to edges, very small V shape loss to top rear and a little wear to top of spine, not price clipped, gold lettering a little dulled on spine of outer boards. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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P A to Murder, Alfred Tack SIGNED
3 Alfred Tack SIGNED P A to Murder
London John Long 1966 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
First edition of this book, 185 pages in clean condition just some light foxing to outer edges of pages. INSCRIBED by ALFRED TACK on front endpaper To my colleague that great public speaker Joe White from Arthur Tack 21/2/66. Dustwrapper is alittle rubbed on edges and some light marking, not price clipped. A nice sound book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Thin Spun Life, Anne Hocking
4 Anne Hocking The Thin Spun Life
London John Long Ltd 1960 First Edition Boards Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Very nice copy of this crime novel, 203 pages in bright clean condition just light foxing spots to outer edges which show very slightly on extreme edges inside. W H Smith ex library label on inside front board no other marks inside or outside of book. Dustwrapper is bright with the lightest of rubbing to edges. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Wind in the Wood, B B  D Watkins Pitchford
5 B B D Watkins Pitchford The Wind in the Wood
London Hollis and Carter Ltd 1952 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches B B D Watkins Pitchford 
Beautifully illustrted childrens book, first edition in dustwrapper.143 pages in bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, outer boards have a few small patches of light fading to edges and top and bottom of spine. Dustwrapper is rubbed and worn on edges with small losses, some small tears and creases, some light foxing marks and small water stain to top front of wrapper, now protected in clear non adhesive cover. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 115.00 GBP
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The Secret of Superintendent Manning, Belton Cobb
6 Belton Cobb The Secret of Superintendent Manning
London Longmans Green and Co 1948 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this crime novel, 224 pages in very bright clean condition. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean, spine lightly faded and small mark to bottom of spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Wherever the Fates May Fall, Bill Randle
7 Bill Randle Wherever the Fates May Fall
Bromley UK Independent Books 2009 187283678X / 9781872836782 First Edition First Private Printing Boards Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Signed by Author
First edition of this novel of the RAF in the Second World War, privately printed by the author , SIGNED by him on rear of front endpaper, With best wishes Bill Randle. 236 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to edges of first and last couple of pages. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, small indentation to spine of wrapper and book, minor blemish. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 29.99 GBP
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Thunder of Crude, Callison, Brian
8 Callison, Brian Thunder of Crude
London Collins 1986 0002230887 / 9780002230889 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this book, 254 pages in clean condition with usual light browning to outer edges due to quality of paper used, small mark to outer edge of pages, not inside. Dustwrapper is very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 14.99 GBP
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Gimlet Lends a Hand, Capt W E Johns
9 Capt W E Johns Gimlet Lends a Hand
Leicester The Brockhampton Press 1949 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches Leslie Stead 
First edition of this King of the Commandos adventure story by Captain W E Johns of Biggles fame. 189 pages in very bright clean condition, 4 B/w illustrations,all present as listed, dustwrapper is also bright and clean, lightly rubbed and worn on edges with a couple of tiny chips, not price clipped, outer boards are bright with a few light marks. A nice example of this collectable first edition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Devil and Mary Ann, Catherine Cookson
10 Catherine Cookson The Devil and Mary Ann
London Macdonald 1958 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this book 1958, contains 322 pages plus two pages of adverts in bright clean condition, thin darker strip along the bottom and top edges of the boards. Dustwrapper is a little marked and a few tiny closed tears to rear edges of wrapper, wrapper not price clipped, overall a pleasing example of a collectable first edition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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My Name is Legion, Charles Morgan SIGNED
11 Charles Morgan SIGNED My Name is Legion
London William Heinemann Ltd 1925 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches Signed by Author
First edition first printing of this book, SIGNED by CHARLES MORGAN on title page with date 1948. Book contains 340 pages plus 4 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just the occasional small foxing spot, some small old brown tape marks to endpapers. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges, few light marks and spine faded. A pleasing example of this book especially with signature SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Gunroom, Charles Morgan SIGNED
12 Charles Morgan SIGNED The Gunroom
London A & C Black Ltd 1919 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Signed by Author
First edition first issue of this book with n missing from word and on page 78. Book contains 348 pages in bright clean condition just light browning to outer edges of pages and occasional spots inside, some light brown marks on endpapers. SIGNED by CHARLES MORGAN on title page with date 1948.NO dustwrapper, outer boards are faded on spine and along top front edge, small split to top of spine. Old newspaper clipping about Charles Morgan and a blank note page from HotelRegina and Di Roma, possibly where book was signed but cannot confirm. Overall a nice item especially with signature SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The River Line, Charles Morgan SIGNED
13 Charles Morgan SIGNED The River Line
London MacMillan and Co Ltd 1949 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
First UK edition of this book SIGNED on title page by Charles Morgan, 227 pages in very bright clean conditionjust light browning to endpapers and light marks t front endpaper,dustwrapper is a little worn on edges and slight creasing to spine, not price clipped. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Irish Legend, Clifford J Hunt
14 Clifford J Hunt The Irish Legend
Virginia USA The Hunting Box Inc 1995 First Edition Illustrated Cloth Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Custer Cassidy, Laura E Hunt Signed by Author
Author's first novel, a story set in Ireland about horses and hunting, 206 pages plus 5 page glssary all in very bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations, all present as listed, SIGNED by author on front endpaperBest wishes Cliff Hunt, blanl this book belongs to pasted on inside front board.NO dustwrapper, as issued outer boards are cloth covered boards with illustration. a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Yesterday is Tomorrow, Countess Barcynska
15 Countess Barcynska Yesterday is Tomorrow
London Rich and Cowan 1950 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this book, 240 pages in clean condition just light foxing spots to outer edges of pages and endpapers browned. Neat date January 1954 on front endpaper in ink. Dustwrapper is a little rubbed and worn on edges, sonme foxing and light marks, some neat repairs with brown paper tape to inside of wrapper not visible from prnted side. A pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Devil's Own Luck, Donachie, David SIGNED
16 Donachie, David SIGNED Devil's Own Luck
London MacMillan 1991 033356958X / 9780333569580 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
First edition of this book, 269 pages in very bright clean condition. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean with just a few light marks, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Scent of Betrayal, Donachie, David SIGNED
17 Donachie, David SIGNED The Scent of Betrayal
London MacMillan 1996 0333634179 / 9780333634172 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Signed by Author
Very bright clean hardback in dustwrapper, first edition SIGNED by DAVID DONACHIE on title page. 405 pages in bright clean condition, slight slant to spine. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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The Hanging Tree, Dorothy M Johnson
18 Dorothy M Johnson The Hanging Tree
London Andre Deutsch 1959 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this book of short stories, 267 pages in overall clean condition just some browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is a little dusty and some light marks,light rubbing along edges and very tiny closed tear on top rear edge,slightly browned on spine, not price clipped. A pleasing copy of a collectable book now in clear protective non adhesive sleeve. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Jim Starling and the Agency, E W Hildick
19 E W Hildick Jim Starling and the Agency
London Chatto and Windus 1958 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches Roger Payne 
First edition of this juvenile boys story, 186 pages in very bright clean condition just very light browning to outer edges of pages not inside, several illustrations all present. Dustwrapper is a little worn on edges and slightly browned on rear, not price clipped, outer boards have some very light marking. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Merry Dance, Eleanor C Price
20 Eleanor C Price Merry Dance
London Sheldon Press 1931 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this historical novel, 288 pagesin bright clean condition jus light foxing spots to outer edges of pages, endpapers and first couple of pages. Dustwrapper is worn with small losses and tears on edges, largest loss to top of spine see image, several foxing spots on wrapper and few light marks, still a pleasing wrapper with illustration by R H Brock, now in clear non adhesive protective cover. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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