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TITLE AUTHOR ISBN PUBLISHER YEAR HC/PB COND.
Norwegian Wood Haruki Murakami 1860468004 Harvill/Ted Smart 2000 PB NM
Near mint first edition (Ted Smart edition) in Near Mint gold box. Price £60.00
Lost In The Barrens Farley Mowat 0771066406 McClelland & Stewart 1974 PB Good
Light tanning to page edges – no rips or creases. Slight signs of being read. Printed in Canada. Inscription on inside front cover (from my Mum to me!) Price £5.00
The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Farley Mowat 0330253654 Pan 1978 PB VG
Light tanning to page edges – no rips or creases. Slight shelf-wear to cover and very slight corner-wear on one corner. Price £1.00
Owls In The Family Farley Mowat 0330029568 Piccolo 1978 PB VG
Light tanning to page edges – no rips or creases. Slight indent to top of front cover. Price £0.50
A Whale For The Killing Farley Mowat 0330258893 Pan 1979 PB VG
Light tanning to page edges – no rips or creases. Slight shelf-wear to cover. Price £0.50
The Boat Who Wouldn’t Float Farley Mowat 0771065876 McClelland & Stewart 1974 PB Good
Light tanning to page and cover edges – no rips or creases. Slight shelf/spine-wear to cover & bottom back corner creased. Printed in Canada. Book-plate on inside front cover, inscription on first fly-leaf page (from my Dad to me!) Price £7.50
The Naked Lunch William Burroughs 0714539694 John Calder 1982 PB Good
Light tanning to page edges – no rips or creases. Slight shelf-wear to cover. VG except for the light tanning. Price £20.00
Junky William Burroughs 0140043519 Penguin 1981 PB VG
Excellent condition apart from light tanning to page edges/cover edges. No sign of being read. Price £3.00 SOLD
A Christmas Carol and The Chimes Charles Dickens N/A Cassell’s 1903 HC OK
Red board cover – some spine wear, marked/worn on front. Light tanning to pages, but no rips/creases, very little edge wear. Owner’s name written on fly-leaf page. First 3 fly-leaf pages (including photo of Dickens) loose, otherwise binding seems reasonably secure. Price £12.50
A Tale Of Two Cities, American Notes, Pictures From Italy Charles Dickens N/A Odhams 1933? HC Good
Brown/black mottled cover, with gilt lettering and embossed image of Dickens on front cover. Slight edge/corner-wear, secure binding. Light tanning to pages edges. Occassional page has slight spotting. Slight creases to 3 or 4 pages near the end. Price £2.50
Joseph Vance. An Ill-Written Biography William de Morgan N/A Heinemann 1906 HC OK
Second impression. Secure binding, no DJ, cover/spine shows signs of age, but only slight edge/corner-wear. Some tanning/spotting on page edges, considerable spotting on first few/last few pages. No rips/writing. Very occasional page has slight crease. Price £6.00
Digging To America Anne Tyler 9780099542315 Vintage 2009 PB NM
Psychologies Magazine 2009 edition. Unread copy. Slight edge-wear to small portion of front cover. Price £3.00
Emma Jane Austen N/A Oxford University Press 1934 HC Good
Burgundy flexible, dimpled board cover, with gilt lettering on spine. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases on pages. Some minor spine-wear. In original grey slipcase (printed with author/title) which is a bit worn and has faded inscription. Price £9.00
Mansfield Park Jane Austen N/A Oxford University Press 1950 HC Good
Red dimpled board cover, with gilt lettering on spine. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases on pages. Some minor spine-wear. In original red slipcase (printed with author/title) – a bit worn. Price £5.00
The Professor Charlotte Bronte N/A Thomas Nelson 1940s? HC Good
Blue flexible board cover, gilt on spine and top of pages. Pages tanned at edges, a few have minor edge/corner-wear. Slight curl to cover. Inscription on first fly-leaf. Price £4.50
Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte N/A John Murray 1938 HC OK
Spine slightly loose, pages tanned with other signs of wear and use, also to cover. Reading copy. Price £3.50
Villette Charlotte Bronte N/A John Murray 1937 HC Good
Secure binding, no rips or marks to pages. Pages edges a bit dusty/faded. Cover has some wear, rubbing etc. Price £4.00
Shirley Charlotte Bronte N/A Collins 1940s? HC OK
Spine slightly loose, otherwise good. No rips or marks on pages. Cover slightly worn, spine faded Price £1.50
Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte N/A Collins 1940s? HC OK
Spine slightly loose, otherwise good. No rips or marks on pages. Cover slightly worn, spine faded and damaged. Includes still photos of 1939 film. Price £1.50
Night Of Reunion Michael Allegretto 0380714426 Avon 1990 PB Good
Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Pages tanned at edges. Front cover has crease along length, plus other signs of wear. Price £4.25
Lorna Doone R D Blackmore N/A Collins 1915? HC OK
No rips or creases to pages. Pages edges a bit dusty/faded, with some spotting. Cover has some wear, rubbing etc. Spine is loose, thus reading copy. Price £1.50
The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius William Adlington (Trans.) N/A Abbey Classics 1930s? PB OK
Undated Abbey Classics edition. 1930s? Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges a bit grubby. Cover water-damaged, worn and faded esp. spine.. Price £5.00
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey Anne Bronte N/A Collins 1954 HC VG
Green flexible, dimpled cover, faded silver gilt lettering. Collins Olive Classics edition. All pages edges in olive. Appears unread, like new. In original Olive Classics slipcase – 1 cm rip at bottom and some edge-wear. Price £11.00
Prester John John Buchan N/A Thomas Nelson 1911? HC OK
Undated Nelson edition. 1911? Frankly, this book is hanging together by it’s fingernails, but I hate to discard it. Please buy it and give it a loving home. Price £3.50
Honoré de Balzac César Birotteau N/A Elek 1960s? HC Good
Undated. Translated by Frances Frenaye. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Bottom edges of pages grubby. Cover has minor corner-wear. DJ is in pretty rough shape – rips, bits missing. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £9.00
Four Tales John Buchan N/A William Blackwood 1944 HC OK
Secure binding, inscription on first page. Pages tanned but no rips, creases or marks. Cover shows signs of wear, but no major damage. Bottom edge of pages not level i.e. uneven cut by printer. Price £6.50
The Pathfinder James Fennimore Cooper N/A Signet 1961 PB OK
Secure binding, no rips to pages. Very little sign of use, but some minor water damage to one corner of last 50 or so pages and back cover/spine. Small price sticker on front. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.00
The Deceitful Marriage and other exemplary novels Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra N/A Signet 1963 PB VG
Appears unread. Cover has slight corner-wear, slight fading. Owner’s name of fly-leaf. Price £9.00
John Halifax, Gentleman Mrs Craik N/A Collins 1939? HC VG
Undated, possibly 1939. Blue flexible, dimpled cover, gilt on spine. Secure binding, no rips, marks or creases to pages. Only very slight wear to cover. In blue cardboard slipcase which is split on one edge and has other signs of wear. Price £9.00
The Christmas Stories of Charles Dickens Charles Dickens N/A Jonathan Cape 1922 HC Good
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges slightly tanned and spotted and a bit dusty. Book plate on inside front cover (book was a prize in 1925). Cover has minor rubbing, fading, esp. spine. Price £40.00
The Fates Are Laughing W P Crozier N/A Jonathan Cape 1947 PB Good
Binding OK, spine starting to unstick. No rips, creases or marks to pages. Top edges a bit dusty. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £8.00
G Patrol Michael Crichton-Stuart N/A Kimber 1959 PB Good
Secure binding. No rips, marks or creases to pages. Page edges tanned. Minor wear to cover. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £7.00 SOLD
Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland Lewis Carroll 333029461 Macmillan 1974 HC Good
Reprint of 1927 children’s edition. Spine is faded, no DJ, but otherwise appears unread. Pages like new. Price £4.00
Through The Looking-Glass Lewis Carroll 333041038 Macmillan 1975 HC Good
Reprint of 1927 children’s edition. Spine is faded, no DJ, but otherwise appears unread. Pages like new. Price £4.00
Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass Lewis Carroll 361028008 Purnell 1975 HC VG
Secure binding. No rips, creases or marks to pages. Top edges slightly dusty. No wear on cover. Appears unread. Price £4.00 SOLD
Double Standard Linda DuBreuil N/A Nordon Leisure 1980 PB OK
Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages. Page edges tanned, top edges have pen mark. Cover has general signs of wear. Price £1.50
The Keys Of The Kingdom A J Cronin N/A Victor Gollancz 1948 HC OK
Secure binding. No rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges tanned and first/last few spotted. Cover also has some spots. Price £1.50
The Citadel A J Cronin N/A Victor Gollancz 1942 HC OK
Reading copy in poor shape. Please save this book – all the pages are there – just! Price £1.00
The Bondman Hall Caine N/A Cassell & Co 1924 HC OK
Reading copy in poor shape. Please save this book as well. One loose page, the rest not that bad. Page edges and cover well-worn. Price £1.00
Cockpit Jerzy Kosinski 0091243602 Hutchinson 1975 HC VG
First edition. Pages almost as new. No damage to cover. DJ Good – minor edge-wear and rubbing. Price £7.50
The Refugees Arthur Conan Doyle N/A T Nelson & Sons 1916? HC OK
Undated, believed 1916, inscription from 1920. Pages in Good condition – slightly tanned and a bit dusty at edges. Cover a bit faded, esp spine. Binding a bit loose on first few pages. Price £3.50
The Mystery Of Cloomber Arthur Conan Doyle N/A Hodder & Stoughton 1913 HC OK
Pages very tanned with some spotting. Cover discoloured, spine very damaged. It’s 100 years old – please give it a good home. Price £4.00
Mission Incredible Lawrence Cortesi N/A PBS Five Star 1973 PB OK
Secure binding. No rips or marks to pages. Page edges tanned. Cover has minor wear and a small dent on the back. Price £9.00
Borstal Boy Brendan Behan N/A Corgi/Transworld 1961 PB OK
Reading copy – secure binding, pages OK, but spine is bent and cover a bit damaged and grubby. Price £3.00 SOLD
David Copperfield Charles Dickens N/A Chapman & Hall 1905? HC OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges tanned and a bit dusty. First/last fly-leafs spotted. Undated, but inscription (1905) on front fly-leaf. Cover has edge/corner-wear, some other signs of age. Price £8.50
The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens N/A Chapman & Hall 1907 HC OK
Secure binding, no rips to pages. Page edges spotted and a bit grubby. Cover shows signs of age but no major wear. Price £3.50
The Old Curiosity Shop Charles Dickens N/A Walter Scott 1910s? HC OK
Undated Walter Scott ‘The Million Library’ edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges tanned and a bit dusty. First/last fly-leafs spotted. Cover has edge/corner-wear, some other signs of age and top of spine ripped a bit. Price £3.50
A Christmas Carol and The Cricket On The Hearth Charles Dickens N/A The Readers Library 1920s? HC OK
Undated. Secure binding, but one loose page. Pages tanned. Cover faded and a bit grubby. This tired book needs a loving home. Price £3.50
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens N/A J M Dent 1906 HC OK
Reading Copy. Secure binding, pages OK, but top half of cover and first 40 or so pages have significant water damage – also on top of spine and a bit on back cover. Please save this poor hundred-year-old book – if you don’t, who will? Price £3.00
Trilby George Du Maurier N/A Collins 1940s? HC OK
Undated, but fly-leaf inscription Sept 1946. Flexible dimpled board cover. Spine is loose. No rips, marks or creases to pages. Little sign of wear to cover. Would be Good if not for loose binding. Price £4.00
Marguerite De Valois Alexandre Dumas N/A Thomas Nelson 1950s? HC Good
Undated blue flexible, dimpled board with gilt spine. Secure binding. No rips, marks or creases to pages. Cover in very good condition. A couple of small (2 mm) spots on top of page edges – otherwise very good. Price £5.00
The Countess Dubarry Alexandre Dumas N/A Collins 1940s? HC Good
Undated. Burgundy flexible dimpled cover, gilt lettering on spine, gilt top edge of pages. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks on pages. Some minor spine-wear. Nearly very good condition. In burgundy slip-case, which is in good, solid condition, with some edge/corner-wear. Probably 1940s. Price £9.00 SOLD
Middlemarch George Eliot N/A Oxford University Press 1953 HC OK
Secure binding. No rips, marks or creases to pages, although light tanning to pages edges. Spine is quite faded, cover has come minor edgewear. Price £5.00
DOG Sharon Dave Ewer 9781461143178 Dave Ewer 2011 PB New
New book – written by a guy who used lived on the same street as me Price £4.00
The Larkin Saga H E Bates N/A Penguin 1974 PB OK
Box set of 5 books. All books show signs of age and wear, mainly to cover. Secure binding, no rips or marks to pages – edges lightly tanned. Box is quite worn and faded. Price £3.00 SOLD
The Shadow Of A Crime Hall Caine N/A Eveleigh Nash & Grayson 1922 HC OK
Reading copy. Secure binding, pages intact, but looks like it was left in the loft for 50 years. Price £3.00
The Heaven-Kissed Hill J S Fletcher N/A Hodder & Stoughton 1937? HC OK
Undated, assume 1937. Reading copy, one loose page, plus many other signs of age/wear. Price £3.00
The Conan Doyle Stories Arthur Conan Doyle N/A John Murray 1940 HC OK
Cover detached, pages intact. Please give this tired and worn old reading copy a good home. Price £4.00
An Old-Fashioned Girl Louisa M Alcott N/A Blackie & Son 1940s? HC OK
Undated, probably 1940s. Secure binding, no rips or creases to pages. Page edges quite spotted, esp. first/last few pages. Cover also spotted, but not much wear. Price £4.00
Great Spanish Short Stories Angel Flores (Ed.) N/A Dell 1972 PB Good
Very little sign of being read. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages are tanned at edges. Very little wear to cover. Mark on cover where small price sticker removed. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.50
The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford N/A Mayflower-Dell 1965 PB Good
Secure binding, no rips or marks on pages – tanning to page edges. Slight mark on bottom of page edges. Cover has minor edge/corner-wear, slightly faded. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Note the extra ‘D’ on ‘Maddox’ on the cover. Price £4.00
Jacob Witherby or Need Of Patience Agnes Giberne N/A Religious Tract Society 1882? HC OK
Undated, believed 1882. Secure binding. Pages tanned and a bit grubby on the edges. Cover has discolouration and marks. Price £4.00
Duncan And Clotilda Giovanni Guareschi 356028100 Macdonald 1969 HC OK
Ex-library with usual stamps, markings. Secure binding, pages in reasonable condition. Price £10.00
The House That Nino Built Giovanni Guareschi N/A Penguin 1967 PB OK
Secure binding, no rips or marks on pages – tanning to edges. Some corner-wear bottom right. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.00
Comrade Don Camillo Giovanni Guareschi N/A Penguin 1966 PB OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges tanned. Cover has some corner creases. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.50 SOLD
Don Camillo And The Devil Giovanni Guareschi N/A Penguin 1966 PB OK
Secure binding, no rips or marks on pages – tanning to edges. Back cover has a few creases, otherwise it would be Good. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £4.50
Don Camillo And The Prodigal Son Giovanni Guareschi N/A Penguin 1966 PB OK
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges tanned. Cover has some corner creases and spine-wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.00
The Little World Of Don Camillo Giovanni Guareschi N/A Reprint Society 1953 HC Good
Secure binding, no rips, creases of marks to pages. Page edges lightly tanned. Very little wear to cover. DJ OK – faded, marked and with some other wear. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £4.00
The Spendthrifts Benito Perez Galdos N/A Readers Union 1953 HC Good
Secure binding. No rips, creases or marks to pages – very little sign of use. Little wear to cover. DJ Acceptable – intact but discoloured on front, spine faded. Overall nearly VG, apart from DJ. Owner’s name on fly-leaf. Price £3.50
Doctor In The House Richard Gordon N/A Michael Joseph 1952 HC OK
6th impression. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges spotted & tanned, esp. fly-leafs. Cover has some wear esp. to spine. Price £3.00
Six-Fingered Stud Lance Horner 0330250221 Pan 1979 PB Good
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges lightly tanned. Cover has some edge/corner/spine-wear. Price £6.00
Rupert Of Hentzau Anthony Hope N/A T Nelson & Sons 1930s? HC OK
Undated, 1930s? No rips to pages, but a bit worn/spotted around the edges. Front hinge insecure and a couple of loose pages. Spine faded. Price £3.00
Paris Emile Zola N/A Chatto & Windus 1898 HC OK
First edition. Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Page edges dusty and a bit spotted. Board cover has some spine-wear and discolouration esp. spine. Name/date (1898) on fly-leaf. Price £5.00
Germinal Emile Zola N/A J M Dent & Sons 1948 HC Good
Secure binding, no rips, creases or marks to pages. Pages edges slightly dusty, spotted. Little wear to red board covers, but spine a bit faded. Price £4.00
Zadig And Other Tales Voltaire N/A G Bell & Sons 1923 HC OK
English edition. Secure binding, no rips or marks to pages. Top edges dusty. Cover has little wear, but a few small marks and spine is faded. Price £3.50

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