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The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1942
Condition
Very good, 1st edition (5th in May after 1st in Feb), unclipped d/j (missing spine and back, in protective sleeve), black boards
Edition
1st (5th printing)
Item Price
$281.26

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1942. 1st (5th printing). h/b. Very good, 1st edition (5th in May after 1st in Feb), unclipped d/j (missing spine and back, in protective sleeve), black boards only slight bumping, titling on spine plate; text block firm, unmarked pages tight and crisp, with only slight foxing. Owner's inscription on ffep.. 12mo (190 x 130 /… Read more
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$281.26
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The Murder Room

by James, P. D.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
2003
Condition
Fine, 1st edition (1st printing), unclipped d/j (v.g. in protective sleeve), maroon boards, white spine titling; text block firm
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780571218219
Item Price
$35.16

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London: Faber & Faber, 2003. 1st. h/b. Fine, 1st edition (1st printing), unclipped d/j (v.g. in protective sleeve), maroon boards, white spine titling; text block firm, pages unmarked.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). When Commander Dalgliesh is persuaded by an old friend to visit the Dupayne, a small private museum on the edge of Hampstead… Read more
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The Human Factor

by Greene, Graham

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1978
Condition
Very good 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, black boards, silver spine titling. Text block firm, untrimmed pages unmarked and bri
Edition
1st USA
ISBN
9780671240851
Item Price
$22.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978. 1st USA. h/b. Very good 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, black boards, silver spine titling. Text block firm, untrimmed pages unmarked and bright.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). The world of the Secret Service normally be expected to be the subject of a thriller. Greene has made it the… Read more
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$22.50
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Jackanapes and Other Tales

by Ewing, Juliana Horatia

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
n.d. (?1890)
Condition
Good, half-bound calf (front board slight bend inwards), with decorated boards; gilt/black titling somewhat faded; text block re
Item Price
$21.09

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London: SPCK, n.d. (?1890). h/b. Good, half-bound calf (front board slight bend inwards), with decorated boards; gilt/black titling somewhat faded; text block reasonably firm, pages untrimmed and unmarked, crisp and clean, top edge gilt. Owner's inscription Christmas 1898.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). Roger Lancelyn Green calls Ewing's works the ""first outstanding child-novels"" in English… Read more
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$21.09
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The Russia House

by le CarrŽ, John

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1989
Condition
Very good, 1st USA edition, clipped d/j, black clothbound boards clean, silver spine titling bright; textblock firm, untrimmed p
Edition
1st USA
ISBN
9780340505731
Item Price
$14.06

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New York: Knopf, 1989. 1st USA. h/b. Very good, 1st USA edition, clipped d/j, black clothbound boards clean, silver spine titling bright; textblock firm, untrimmed pages unmarked and tight.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Barley Blair is not a Service man: he is a small-time publisher, a self-destructive soul whose only loves are whisky and… Read more
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$14.06
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These Old Shades

by Heyer, Georgette

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1937
Condition
Very good, half-bound calf, with marbled covers, pastedowns; ribbed spine with gilt decoration and gilt/black titling bright; te
Edition
new leather-bound
Item Price
$56.25

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London: William Heinemann, 1937. new leather-bound. h/b. Very good, half-bound calf, with marbled covers, pastedowns; ribbed spine with gilt decoration and gilt/black titling bright; text block firm, pages unmarked, crisp and clean, top edge gilt.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). Leonie Bonnard is being drawn into a twenty-year-old feud. Justin Alastair, the Duke of Avon,… Read more
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$56.25
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Original Sin (SIGNED)

by James, P. D.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good, 1st edition, unclipped d/j (vg); mildly tanned to top text block edge, Signed to title without inscription.
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780571172535
Item Price
$49.22

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London: Faber & Faber, 1994. 1st. h/b. Very Good, 1st edition, unclipped d/j (vg); mildly tanned to top text block edge, Signed to title without inscription.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Set in a long-established publishing firm housed in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames. The Peverell Press, founded in 1792, is ripe for… Read more
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$49.22
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The Problem of Pain

by Lewis, C. S.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1942
Condition
Very good, 1st edition (6th printing 1942, 1st in 1940); missing d/j, black boards good; titling on spine plate a little soiled;
Edition
1st (6th printing)
Item Price
$70.32

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1942. 1st (6th printing). h/b. Very good, 1st edition (6th printing 1942, 1st in 1940); missing d/j, black boards good; titling on spine plate a little soiled; text block firm but slight forward lean; unmarked pages tight and crisp, some foxing.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). For centuries people have been tormented… Read more
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A Certain Justice

by James, P. D.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine, 1st edition (1st printing), with unclipped d/j (in protective sleeve); black boards and gilt spine titling good; text
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780571191642
Item Price
$35.16

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London: Faber & Faber, 1997. 1st. h/b. Near Fine, 1st edition (1st printing), with unclipped d/j (in protective sleeve); black boards and gilt spine titling good; text block firm, pages unmarked, but some browning and foxing on edges.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend… Read more
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Clouds of Witness (Lord Peter Wimsey)

by Sayers, Dorothy L.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1940
Condition
Very good, 10th imp (1st 1933), unclipped d/j (fair with some chipping, in protective sleeve); blue boards, black spine titling,
Edition
6th imp.
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$35.16

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1940. 6th imp.. h/b. Very good, 10th imp (1st 1933), unclipped d/j (fair with some chipping, in protective sleeve); blue boards, black spine titling, text block firm (slight forward lean), pages unmarked but a little browned. Owner's inscription on ffep.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). The second in the Wimsey series. The… Read more
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The Immaculate Deception (Jonathan Argyll 7) (SIGNED)

by Pears, Iain

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
2000
Condition
Near fine, unclipped d/j (v.g. in protective sleeve), black boards pristine, gilt spine titling bright; text block firm, pages s
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780002326605
Item Price
$35.16

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London: HarperCollins, 2000. 1st. h/b. Near fine, unclipped d/j (v.g. in protective sleeve), black boards pristine, gilt spine titling bright; text block firm, pages slightly yellowed. Signed on title.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Clever and witty art history-mystery featuring Jonathon Argyll, scholar and sleuth, from the bestselling author of ÔAn Instance of the FingerpostÕ.… Read more
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The Select Works of John Bunyan, with a life of the author

by Bunyan, John (life by George Cheever, intro James Montgomery, illus. T Stothard)

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1871
Condition
Very good, 1st edition, full leather, gilt embossed decoration to covers and spine, engraved portrait frontispiece, colour plate
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$210.95

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Glasgow, Edinburgh & London: William Collins, Sons, and Company, 1871. 1st thus. h/b. Very good, 1st edition, full leather, gilt embossed decoration to covers and spine, engraved portrait frontispiece, colour plates and monochrome illustrations throughout. All edges gilt.. 4to (300 x 240 / 12"" x 9_). The Select works of John Bunyan, containing the Pilgrim's Progress, with a… Read more
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Have his Carcase (Lord Peter Wimsey)

by Sayers, Dorothy L.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1940
Condition
Very good 12th impression (1st 1932), unclipped d/j (fair with chippiong and bumping in protective sleeve); blue boards, some sp
Edition
cheap
Item Price
$105.47

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1940. cheap. h/b. Very good 12th impression (1st 1932), unclipped d/j (fair with chippiong and bumping in protective sleeve); blue boards, some spine fading, black spine titling; text block reasonably firm but forward lean; pages crisp and unmarked; browning on edges.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). The eighth book in Dorothy L… Read more
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Lob Lie-By-The-Fire and Other tales

by Ewing, Juliana Horatia

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
n.d. (?1890)
Condition
Good, half-bound calf (front board slight bend inwards), with decorated boards; gilt/black titling somewhat faded; text block re
Item Price
$21.09

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London: SPCK, n.d. (?1890). h/b. Good, half-bound calf (front board slight bend inwards), with decorated boards; gilt/black titling somewhat faded; text block reasonably firm, pages untrimmed and unmarked, crisp and clean, top edge gilt. Owner's inscription Christmas 1898.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). Roger Lancelyn Green calls Ewing's works the ""first outstanding child-novels"" in English… Read more
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$21.09
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The Jasmine Farm

by Anon (Countess Russell)

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1937
Condition
Very good, half-bound calf (front board slight bend inwards), with marbled covers, pastedowns; ribbed spine with gilt decoration
Edition
new leather-bound
Item Price
$56.25

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London: William Heinemann, 1937. new leather-bound. h/b. Very good, half-bound calf (front board slight bend inwards), with marbled covers, pastedowns; ribbed spine with gilt decoration and gilt/black titling bright; text block firm, pages unmarked, crisp and clean, top edge gilt.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). Elizabeth von Arnim (1866Ð1941), an English novelist born Mary Annette… Read more
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Whose Body? (Lord Peter Wimsey)

by Sayers, Dorothy L.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1939
Condition
Good, 5th impression (1st pub 1923), unclipped d/j (bumped and chipped, in protective sleeve), blue boards, faded spine titling
Edition
5th imp
Item Price
$35.16

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1939. 5th imp. h/b. Good, 5th impression (1st pub 1923), unclipped d/j (bumped and chipped, in protective sleeve), blue boards, faded spine titling; text block intact but a little loose (forward lean), pages unmarked. Owner's inscription ffep.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). Dorothy L. SayerÕs first novel, Whose Body?, introduced the… Read more
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Death and Restoration (Jonathan Argyll 6) (SIGNED)

by Pears, Iain

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1996
Condition
Near fine, unclipped d/j (v.g. in protective sleeve), black boards pristine, gilt spine titling bright; text block firm, pages s
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780002325905
Item Price
$35.16

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London: HarperCollins, 1996. 1st. h/b. Near fine, unclipped d/j (v.g. in protective sleeve), black boards pristine, gilt spine titling bright; text block firm, pages slightly yellowed. Signed on title.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Clever and witty art history-mystery featuring scholar and sleuth Jonathon Argyll, from the author of the bestselling masterpiece ÔAn Instance of… Read more
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Devices and Desires (SIGNED)

by James, P. D.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1989
Condition
Very good, 1st edition, unclipped d/j, black boards, with white spine titling, text block firm (slight forward lean); pages cris
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780571141784
Item Price
$49.22

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London: Faber & Faber, 1989. 1st. h/b. Very good, 1st edition, unclipped d/j, black boards, with white spine titling, text block firm (slight forward lean); pages crisp and unmarked. Signed on title without inscription.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). When Commander Adam Dalgliesh visits Larksoken, a remote headland community on the Norfolk coast in the… Read more
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Death in Holy Orders (SIGNED)

by James, P. D.

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
2001
Condition
Fine, 1st edition, unclipped d/j, text block firm, pages unmarked but a little browned on edges. Signed on title without inscrip
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780571207527
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$49.22

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London: Faber & Faber, 2001. 1st. h/b. Fine, 1st edition, unclipped d/j, text block firm, pages unmarked but a little browned on edges. Signed on title without inscription.. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). Commander Adam Dalgliesh, P. D. James's formidable and fascinating detective, returns to find himself enmeshed in a terrifying story of passion and… Read more
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Duel of Eagles (SIGNED)

by Townsend, Peter

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Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1970
Condition
Very good, clipped d/j (in protective sleeve, some chipping on edges); blue cloth boards (some staining), gilt spine titling bri
Edition
1st English
Item Price
$140.63

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1970. 1st English. h/b. Very good, clipped d/j (in protective sleeve, some chipping on edges); blue cloth boards (some staining), gilt spine titling bright; text block firm; pages crisp, with maps and bw plates. V light foxing on edges. Signed and inscribed to Tony Attard on tipped in card.. 8vo: royal (250 x 170… Read more
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$140.63