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ACKROYD, PETER.
The Clerkenwell Tales
London. Chatto & Windus, 2003., A novel set in London in 13.99, in the time of King Richard II & Geoffrey Chaucer. 213 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine d./w., priced £15.99. 24.25cm. x 16cm. ISBN 1856197069. 2003
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Book number: 8700
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Chaucer Richard II 1399 Clerkenwell

 
ALLENDE, ISABEL
DAUGHTER OF FORTUNE.
London. Flamingo/harpercollins, 1999., Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A novel set in the 1840's & 1850's, first in Chili at the British colony in Valparaiso, and then in California at the time of the Gold Rush in 1849.399 pages. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine cover. D./w. has some faint minor marks & is scratched on the spine, priced £16.99. 24cm. x 15.75cm. ISBN 0002259753. 1999
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Book number: 8083
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 379]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Chili Gold Rush Valparaiso

 
ALMANSI, GUIDO & BEGUIN, CLAUDE
THEATRE OF SLEEP. An Anthology of Literary Dreams.
London Picador, 1986, To find their references to dreams, the authors chose the works of authors from Western Europe & North America, with a few from Russia. 383 pages. Near fine. D./w. is slightly marked & faintly scratched, o./w. better than very good, priced £10.95. 9½" x 6¼". ISBN 0330289470. 1986
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Book number: 2715
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: dream nightmare dreaming dreams sleep slumber doze drowse snooze

 
AMIS, KINGSLEY.
LUCKY JIM.
London. Penguin Books, 1976., Paperback. Reprint. 251 pages. 18.25cm. x 11.25cm. Very good. no inscription or marks. Priced on back £4.99. ISBN 0140016481. 1976
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Book number: 9180
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 379]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Kingsley Amis

 
AMIS, MARTIN.
THE PREGNANT WIDOW. Inside History.
London. Jonathan Cape, 2010., 470 pages.Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. priced £18.99, but top edge slightly bumped, & bottom edge slightly worn. 24cm. x 15.5cm. ISBN 9780224076128. 2010
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Book number: 7299
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 853]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Martin Amis

 
ANON. BY ARRANGEMENT WITH THE B.B.C.
Mrs. Dale's Diary. Gwen's Love Story.
London. W.& R. Chambers, 1951., Softback. First edition. "Mrs. Dale's Diary" was a radio programme which began in 1948, it was broadcast daily for over 20 years, & very popular. 128 pages. 18cm. x 12cm. Red & yellow cover is near fine but front top corner slightly creased, & ends of spine are a tiny bit damaged, but its hardly noticeable. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks, but top corners of first 12 pages are faintly creased. 1951
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Book number: 9720
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 948]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: B.B.C. Radio

 
ANON.
VICTORIAN GHOST STORIES.
London. Senate, 1996, Paperback. Reprint. First published 1936 by Simpkin Marshall. 14 ghost stories written between 1838 & 1900 by Menzies, Le Fanu, Crowe, Lemon, Hood, Tynan, Heron, & Loring. 335 pages. 8½" x 5¼". Front cover slightly worn on edges & corners o./w. near fine. ISBN 1859581331. 1996
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Book number: 2628
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.9 | JP¥ 284]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: ghost spirits supernatural Sheridan Le Fanu Tom Hood Katharine Tynan

 
ARMSTRONG, THOMAS.
KING COTTON.
London. Collins, 1947,, A novel set in the 1850's, about Lancashire cotton mills, Liverpool, the Slave Trade, the American Civil War, the mill owners and mill workers .928 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., not price clipped (12s. 6d.) but slightly foxed.on back, and on inside.. 8.25" x 5.5 1947
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Book number: 5129
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.9 | JP¥ 284]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: cotton mills Lancashire Osmerod Liverpool

 
ARNOTT, KATHLEEN.
AFRICAN MYTHS & LEGENDS.
London. Oxford University Press,1965, Reprint. First published 1962. One of the Oxford Myths & Legends series, Kathleen Arnott retells the tales in this anthology. Illustrated by Joan Keddell-Monroe with about 9 full page pictures in colour & many small ones in b./w. 212 pages. 8¾" x 5¾" . Near fine, no inscription or marks but top & bottom of spine slightly bumped & rubbed, bottom edge slightly shelf worn. Near fine d./w., not price clipped. 1965.
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Book number: 4576
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 379]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Africa myth legend Congo Ghana Nigeria Nyasaland Tanganyika Senegal Gambia South Africa Akan Bushong Hausa Ekoi Tiv Ibibio Ikom Swahili Kamba Fulani Baganda Zulu

 
ASIMOV, ISAAC.
Forward The Foundation.
New York. Doubleday, 1993., First edition. The 7th and final book in Asimov's "Foundation" series, it was completed just before his death in 1992. 416 pages. Cover & contents near fine. D./w. near fine but ends of spine slightly bumped, not price clipped ($23.50) 24cm. x 16cm. ISBN 0385247931. 1993
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Book number: 6751
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Asimov Foundation science fiction

 
ATHAS, DAPHNE
THE FOURTH WORLD
London. Secker & Warburg, 1957, This is a love story set in an institution near New York for blind & near blind children. They are from kindergarten age to college age. 336 pages. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. worn & torn on edges and corners, slightly soiled on back, o./w. very good. 20.25cm. x 13cm.. 1957
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Book number: 7998
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 664]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: blind sightless unseeing

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET.
BODILY HARM.
London. Vintage, 1996., Paperback. First published 1982 by Jonathan Cape. 301 pages. Very good condition but front corners of cover slightly bumped. Priced on back £6.99. ISBN 0099746611 1996
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Book number: 9229
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 379]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Margaret Atwood crime who-dun-it

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET.
Oryx And Crake.
London. Bloomsbury, 2003., First edition, hardback. 374 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced £16.99. 24.5cm. x 16cm. ISBN 0747562598. 2003
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Book number: 7396
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 664]
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Keywords: Margaret Atwood

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET
Oryx and Crake
London. Bloomsbury, 2005, 374 pages. Near fine, no inscriptions or marks, in near fine d./w. 24.25cm. x 16cm. 2005
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Book number: 8833
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Margaret Atwood

 
AUSTEN, JANE.
EMMA, MANSFIELD PARK, NORTHANGER ABBEY, PERSUASION, PRIDE & PREDJUDICE, SENSE & SENSABILITY, & SHORTER WORKS.
London. Folio Society, 1989., 7th impression, first published by Folio Society in 1975. Set of 7 books in uniform binding in a matching red box, all are illustrated with wood cuts by Joan Hassall & have an introduction by Richard Church. "Emma" has 382 pages. "Mansfield Park" has 378 pages. "Northanger Abbey" 222 pages. "Persuasion" 235 pages. "Pride & Predjudive" 308 pages. "Sense & Sensibilty " 299 pages. "Shorter Works." 313 pages. All 7 books are 23cm. x 15cm. & near fine, no inscription or marks. Red box is 24cm. x 19.75cm. & also near fine. All books have red cloth spines with gilt lettering, the sides are white paper on boards with a leaf decoration in red. A beautiful set,... but heavy...needless to say! 1980
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Book number: 9222
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 25.32 | JP¥ 3792]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Jane Austen Folio Society

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