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The Barrier

by Walker, Ken

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(Salisbury: Galaxie Press, 1972, First Edition). 8vo; original grey boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 339. Some edgewear to dustwrapper. Very good condition. Novel set in Rhodesia. .
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Conspire to Kill

by Watson, Jack

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9780797401860
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0797401865
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(Salisbury: Penn Medos, 1976, First Edition) 0797401865. 8vo; original red cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 243. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Dustwrapper somewhat rubbed and edgeworn, a few short tears with minimal loss. Top edge of cloth a little faded; endpapers browned. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper. Rhodesian novel. "Imagine! Rhodesian sanction-busting pilots, South African mercenaries, British intelligence and the C.I.A., all joining forces in common or at least parallel aims - surely no stranger allies could ever have come together! This explosive tale of intrigue, double-dealing and greed, of bungling in high places, of passion and love, all of it makes compulsive reading." .
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Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party

by Greene, Graham

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(London: The Bodley Head, 1980, 1st edition). 8vo; original green cloth; laminated dustwrapper; pp. 140. Dustwrapper slightly sunned; some light foxing. Very good condition. "No one grabs your attention like Greene. Not only did he write with considerable power but he was an author of extraordinary range." - David Howard, in Golden Greene: The first edition books of Graham Greene (Book and Magazine Collector, October 2004). .
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The Travelling Hornplayer

by Trapido, Barbara

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(London: Hamish Hamilton, 1998). 8vo; original black boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 245. Very good condition; lower panel of dustwrapper slightly rubbed; spine a little cocked; previous owner's name and penned code on front free endpaper. "Shifting from Worcestershire to Rome, from Edinburgh to Northumberland, from London to the Cotswolds, The Travelling Hornplayer is peopled with characters whose lives become twisted together through bonds of passion, friendship and bereavement. In this fable of love and loss, marriage and music, award-winning author Barbara Trapido weaves a powerful tragi-comic story that moves towards a breath-taking denouement." .
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The Watering Place of Good Peace

by Jenkins, Geoffrey

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(London: Collins, 1960, 1st edition). 8vo; original red boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 318. Dustwrapper a little damp-stained, edgeworn, and sunned on spine; spine slightly cocked; sporadic light foxing. Good condition. "It was John Barrow who persuaded Ogilvie to leave the research unit at Pretoria and to work day and night to evolve and build an electric shark barrier at Aguada da Boa Paz. It is only when Ogilvie arrives at the lonely and haunted place that he realises that his presence echoes events of a hundred years before, when another John Ogilvie and another John Barrow had come there on a sinister enterprise which had ended in bitterness and disaster." .
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Zuckerman Unbound

by Roth, Philip

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(London: Jonathan Cape, 1981, 1st trade edition). 8vo; original turquoise cloth; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 225 + (ii). Dustwrapper sunned on spine, with sellotape residue to flaps; small spill mark to top edge. Very good condition. Second in the trilogy of novels about writer Nathan Zuckerman, by the Pulitzer prizewinning novelist. .
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