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THE SQUIRE, Bagnold, Enid
1 Bagnold, Enid THE SQUIRE
London Heinemann 1938 First Edition Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. New novel by the author of National Velvet, made into a film starring Elizabeth Taylor. Still has Book Society recommendion wraparound. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Man Who Wasn't There, Barker, Pat
2 Barker, Pat The Man Who Wasn't There
London Virago 1989 0860688917 / 9780860688914 First Edition Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Written by the author of "Union Street", "Blow Your House Down" and "The Century's Daughter", this is a novel about a fatherless boy's search for identity. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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Flauberts Parrot, Barnes, Julian
3 Barnes, Julian Flauberts Parrot
London Jonathan Cape 1986 0224022229 / 9780224022224 First Edition Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Front cover by David Hockney. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize and generally considered to be the author's masterpiece. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 285.00 GBP
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Cut and Come Again, Bates, H E
4 Bates, H E Cut and Come Again
London Jonathan Cape 1935 First Edition Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unclipped dustwrapper. Lightly chipped spine. Slightly rubbed. Containing fourteen of Mr. H E Bates short stories: Beauty's Daughter * Cut and Come Again * The Mill * The Revelation * Waiting Room * Little Fish * The Station * The House With the Apricot * The Irishman * The Plough * Jonah and Bruno * The Bath * Harvest Moon & The Pink Cart. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The Young Man from Lima, Blackburn, John
5 Blackburn, John The Young Man from Lima
London Jonathan Cape 1968 First Edition Good++ Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped, frayed and worn dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally. This book tells the story of world-wide assassinations, each one followed by the death of the assassin, pills which produce ecstasy then suicide and political upheavals. Marcus Levin and his wife Tania become caught up in the nightmare! First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 39.00 GBP
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6 Davidson, Lionel A LONG WAY TO SHILOH
London Gollancz 1966 First Edition Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
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Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Portland Laughter, Emerson, Earl
7 Emerson, Earl The Portland Laughter
New York, NY, U.S.A. Ballantine Publishing Group 1994 0345384857 / 9780345384850 First Edition / First Impression Very Good Good Book 
Slightly rubbed dustwrapper. Award winning author. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Lying Voices, Ferrars, Elizabeth
8 Ferrars, Elizabeth The Lying Voices
London Crime Club 1954 First Edition / First Impression Good No Jacket Book 
No dustwrapper. A nice clean copy of this scarce crime novel by a popular author. Clean text. A very presentable and scarce book. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Maybe Youre Just Inferior, Froy, Herald Illustrated By Francksen, Jill
9 Froy, Herald Illustrated By Francksen, Jill Maybe Youre Just Inferior
As New Muller 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Book 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The fourth Froy book penned by Keith Waterhouse. Waterhouse books as Froy are scarce. Everybody with a head on his shoulders should read this hilarious Froydian expose of head shrinking with the lid off. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Pure Dead Magic, Gliori, Debi
10 Gliori, Debi Pure Dead Magic
London Doubleday 2001 0385601549 / 9780385601542 First Edition Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition / 1st impression. Velour boards without jacket as issued No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Wonder-nanny Mrs McLachlan arrives to sort out the Strega-Borgia children, and their parents too, but will she cope with the presence of mythical beasts in the basement, to say nothing of the unexpected arrival of four hit-men, including one in a rabbit suit? A fine example of this extremely collectible title. Appears unread. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 215.00 GBP
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K is for Killer, Grafton, Sue
11 Grafton, Sue K is for Killer
London Macmillan 1994 0333614046 / 9780333614044 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition / 2nd Impression. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Eleventh Kinsey Millhone mystery. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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QUATRAIN, Gunther, John
12 Gunther, John QUATRAIN
London Hamish Hamilton 1970 First Edition Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS, slightly sunned. 0.5 inch closed tear to cover. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Four unusually complex characters - a cripple, an alcoholic, a schizophrenic, and a headstrong young woman in this wry novel of illicit love during WWII. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Across the Nightingale Floor, Hearn, Lian
13 Hearn, Lian Across the Nightingale Floor
New York Riverhead 2002 1573222259 / 9781573222259 First Edition Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt design on boards and gilt lettering to spine. Tales of the Otori: Book One. The first book of The Otori Trilogy. In his black-walled fortress of Inuyama, the warlord Iida Sadamu surveys his famous nightingale floor. Constructed with exquisite skill, it sings at the tread of each human foot. No assassin can cross it unheard. Movie rights sold to Universal Studios. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 34.00 GBP
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Stravaganza - City of Masks, Hoffman Mary
14 Hoffman Mary Stravaganza - City of Masks
London Bloomsbury 2002 0747555338 / 9780747555339 First Edition As New As New Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Holographic cover with cut outs. The first of a proposed trilogy. Lucien is in bed seriously ill with cancer. So how can he simultaneously exist in full health in a strange city that looks oddly like Venice - and yet couldn't be more different? Lucien has arrived in Bellezza, ruled by the powerful Duchessa, but it is his method of travel that marks Lucien out. Through an innocent gift of a Venetian notebook, Lucien has become a member of the Stravaganti, travellers in time and place. He has entered a world thick with drama, colour, intrigue and danger for which he is ill-prepared. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Those Barren Leaves, Huxley, Aldous
15 Huxley, Aldous Those Barren Leaves
London Chatto & Windus 1925 First Edition Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. No marks or inscriptions. Original orange cloth with paper label on spine. Top edge orange, bottom uncut. A brilliant, funny and poignant novel. The book is set in Italy after WWI, and abounds in beautiful scenery. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Two or Three Graces and Other Stories, Huxley, Aldous
16 Huxley, Aldous Two or Three Graces and Other Stories
London Chatto & Windus 1926 First Edition Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with very slight edgewear. Small stamp on endpaper. No ownership inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Collection of three short stories; Two or Three Graces * Half-Holiday * The Monocle * Fairy Godmother. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 73.00 GBP
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The Dark Portal, Jarvis, Robin
17 Jarvis, Robin The Dark Portal
London Purnell 1989 0361085486 / 9780361085489 First Edition Good++ Very Good+ Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Ex lib with usual markings. Laminated boards. Spine cracked. Binding loose. Difficult to locate especially in dustjacket. First book in The Deptford Mice trilogy. The Dark Portal is the story of the Deptford Mice and their epic struggle with the rats and their unseen but frightful overlord Jupiter. It is a tale of magic, murder and heroism, of half-starved slave armies and desperate clashes underground. Rare book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Dark Portal - Book 1 of the Deptford Mice Trilogy, Jarvis, Robin
18 Jarvis, Robin The Dark Portal - Book 1 of the Deptford Mice Trilogy
London Purnell 1989 0361085486 / 9780361085489 First Edition Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Laminated picture boards. First book in The Deptford Mice trilogy. The Dark Portal is the story of the Deptford Mice and their epic struggle with the rats and their unseen but frightful overlord Jupiter. It is a tale of magic, murder and heroism, of half-starved slave armies and desperate clashes underground. Nice and clean internally and externally. Rare book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 495.00 GBP
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Duffy, Kavanagh, Dan
19 Kavanagh, Dan Duffy
London Jonathan Cape 1980 0224018221 / 9780224018227 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Clipped dustwrapper (price sticker on flap) with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. First UK edition of this mystery by Kavanagh (aka Julian Barnes). First book in this popular series about a bisexual detective. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Going to the Dogs, Kavanagh, Dan
20 Kavanagh, Dan Going to the Dogs
London Viking 1987 0670818291 / 9780670818297 First Edition Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Going to the Dogs is the fourth of Dan Kavanaghs [Julian Barnes], marvellously wry and entertaining thrillers featuring Duffy, the bisexual ex-cop now earning a little living from a spot of security work and private detection. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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