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cover of The Crooked Bough.

The Crooked Bough.

by John Remenham:

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Chapel Books
Published
1948.
Condition
VG-
Edition
First edition.
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$16.87

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London:: Macdonald,, 1948.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG-. Pages clean but for occasional browning to the inner (spine) edges and faint tobacco smell. Front endpaper has biro initials. Mild foxing to closed edges of text block. In the original binding of orange cloth. Boards bright and clean, spine faded and rubbed, with frayed ends. Good firm reading copy.
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cover of Passions of Straw.

Passions of Straw.

by Evelyn F. Heywood:

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Chapel Books
Published
1913.
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition.
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$49.21

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London:: Methuen,, 1913.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good+. 372pp, +31 adverts. A novel. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original binding of green cloth, front titled and decorated in blind, spine in gilt. Small marks at base of upper board, otherwise clean. Spine ends crimped. Chapter I: 'The Ponsforts came of a queer-tempered, hot-blooded, domineering race. It was… Read more
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cover of Invisible River.

Invisible River.

by Helena McEwen:

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Chapel Books
Published
2011.
Condition
Very Near Fine
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780747598879
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$22.49

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London:: Bloomsbury,, 2011.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Near Fine/Very Near Fine. (vi), 301pp, (7) + 6 blank. Very fresh copy, perhaps unread. Small pressure indentation to front free endpaper, faintly affecting next two leaves. Laid in is enthusiastic note from publisher. In the original red textured binding titled in black. Possible minimal bump to front upper corner. In… Read more
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cover of Cassandra.

Cassandra.

by Reginald Berkeley:

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Chapel Books
Published
1931.
Condition
VG-
Edition
First edition.
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$42.18

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London:: Gollancz,, 1931.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG-. 288pp. Ex-library copy, with later (1950s?) owner's paper labels stuck over library stamps, and his own name stamps to title page and rear pastedown. Prelims quite ugly with foxing, text ok with occasional foxing and soiling to margins, and strip sliced from margin of one page. In the original binding of… Read more
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cover of Blenheim Orange:

Blenheim Orange:

by H.W. Freeman:

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Chapel Books
Published
1949.
Condition
VG+
Edition
First edition.
Item Price
$70.30

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London:: Gollancz,, 1949.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 294pp. Tiny foxing spots to prelims: contents otherwise very clean and fresh. In the original binding of pale cloth: slight crimping of spine ends: firm and clean, although author's name on jacket has bled through faintly onto front board. Protected unclipped jacket rather tanned and soiled with 5mm closed tear to… Read more
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cover of Red Autumn.

Red Autumn.

by Hugh Pendexter:

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Chapel Books
Published
1931.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK edition.
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$21.09

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London:: Collins,, 1931.. First UK edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. 254pp +(2) adverts. Remants of labels to pastedowns, and front free endpaper neatly removed, so presumably ex-library, but no other signs. Foxing to first few pages. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. In the original blue cloth-textured binding lettered in black, spine slightly darkened, ends rounded, with minor scuffs to… Read more
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cover of Searchlight.

Searchlight.

by Alec Stansbury [Alec Stansbury Higgs]:

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Chapel Books
Published
n.d. [1927].
Condition
G-
Edition
First Edition.
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$25.31

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London:: Alston Rivers, , n.d. [1927].. First Edition. . Hardcover. G-. 288pp+(1) advert. Blind-stamped ownership address on front free endpaper. Many pages foxed, contents otherwise good. Original black cloth lettered in gilt: firm, but very soiled, stained and rubbed. Scarce title.
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cover of A Grain of Mustard Seed: a novel.

A Grain of Mustard Seed: a novel.

by Peter Mullen [Peter Merrick]:

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Chapel Books
Published
2007.
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780954715731
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$25.31

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London: The Watch House, , 2007.. First Edition. . Hardcover. VG+/VG+. 272pp. Written in the form of the biography-in-the-form-of-a novel of a remarkable vicar by his son, and including extracts some of his vigorous sermons. Contents very fresh and unmarked, appears unread. In original black cloth-textured boards lettered in gilt: clean and bright, some extremities blunted. Unclipped… Read more
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cover of Karl Krinken, his Christmas Stocking.

Karl Krinken, his Christmas Stocking.

by ‘Elizabeth Wetherell’ [Susan Warner & Anna Bartlett Warner] (‘By the Authors of ”The Wide, Wide World”,... etc’):

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Chapel Books
Published
1865.
Condition
G-
Edition
Reprint.
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$35.15

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London:: James Nisbet, , 1865.. Reprint.. Hardcover. G-. Soiled early copy. (viii), 255pp, plus a guarded frontis and 3 other plates. Prefaced with an elusive ‘Suggestive’ by Amy Lothrop (Anna Bartlett Warner) concerning the identity of the author(s). Hull stationer’s blind-stamp to front free endpaper. Shallow stain to fore-edge of many pages, and some soiling, though a… Read more
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cover of Gropers: or A Splendid View of St. Pancras. [inscribed copy]

Gropers: or A Splendid View of St. Pancras. [inscribed copy]

by Basnett, Fred:

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Chapel Books
Published
1977.
Condition
VG+
Edition
First edition.
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$28.12

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London:: Gollancz,, 1977.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 384pp, inscribed by Basnett, rather saucily, on front free endpaper. Faint browning to endpapers, otherwise contents very clean. In original maroon cloth-textured binding lettered in gilt: firm, clean and bright, head of spine slightly blunted. Unclipped dustjacket front panel illustration good, but elsewhere browning apparent and spine sunned (title clear but… Read more
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cover of A Cast of Thousands. [inscribed copy].

A Cast of Thousands. [inscribed copy].

by Philip Oakes:

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Chapel Books
Published
1976.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition.
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$22.49

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London:: Gollancz,, 1976.. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 191pp. Title-page inscribed by author. Contents very clean and fresh. Original blue cloth-textured binding lettered in gilt, very bright and sharp. In unclipped pictorial dustjacket, very fresh and clean.
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cover of Hurst of the High Road.

Hurst of the High Road.

by E.M. Sheppard:

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Chapel Books
Published
n.d. (1929).
Condition
VG+
Edition
First edition.
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$56.24

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London:: Henry Walker, , n.d. (1929).. First edition.. Hardcover. VG+. 299pp + (iv) adverts. A tale of love and highwaymen. Contents fresh and unmarked, with margin stain to a couple of pages. In binding of smooth black cloth ruled and lettered in red, clean and tight, with slight puckering to the head of the spine.
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cover of Shekels and Shackles (A pre-War Sketch).

Shekels and Shackles (A pre-War Sketch).

by Baldwin S. Harvey:

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Chapel Books
Published
1929.
Condition
VG+
Edition
First edition.
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$56.24

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London:: Cecil Palmer,, 1929.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG+. 287pp. Fiction. Contents firm and clean, appears unread. Minor foxing to first blank leaf and to closed fore-edge. In original binding of red cloth ruled and lettered in black. Spine red slightly faded and ends slightly puckered.
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cover of A Gentleman from Portland.

A Gentleman from Portland.

by C. Ranger Gull:

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Chapel Books
Published
n.d. [1922 ?].
Condition
G+
Edition
Reprint.
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$21.09

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London:: Collins, , n.d. [1922 ?].. Reprint.. Hardcover. G+. 256pp. Collins Modern Fiction edition, with frontispiece and designed title page. 1922 ownership name on front free endpaper. Pages slightly tanned. Red cloth with gilt spine title: boards firm and bright, splashed and marked. Good reading copy.
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