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NIGHTWATCH - A DISCWORLD NOVEL..

by PRATCHETT**, TERRY:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
Near FINE.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780385602648
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$26.20

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[Complete number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2.] NFINE/NFINE.No owner inscrptn but price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp, clean,glossy,colour pictorial artwork by Paul Kidby,illustrated front with both bright gilt and bright white raised lettering,spine with gilt+white letters and sunned/faded colour illustration,rear cover with colour painting 'The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq (The Nightwatch)',c.1642(oil on… Read more
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GOODBYE TO BERLIN.

by ISHERWOOD, CHRISTOPHER:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG.
Edition
UK,12mo HB,1st edn thus.
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$25.50

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UK,12mo HB,1st edn thus.[Originally published,UK,12mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn by The Hogarth Press,(London) 1939,and published at 7s.6d.This RU edition was distributed at 2s.6d. to Books Club members only.]VG. No owner inscrptn,no dw/dj - as issued? and no price present,as a Book Club issue.Separate monochrome photographic rainy night-time city street scenes to front+back,paper-covered card boards with white lettering to both the front and to… Read more
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VENUS OBSERVED: A Play.

by FRY**, CHRISTOPHER:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG+.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,2nd imp.
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$11.33

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UK,slim 12mo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,2nd imp.[First published February, 1950,this the 2nd impression of March,1950.] VG+/VG-.Owner's inked name top right-hand corner of front free endpaper but no price-clip to dw/dj.Chocolate brown+white design to front.critic's reviews to rear panel,and slightly grubbed dw/dj with minimal chips and reciprocal loss to all corner tips and both head+foot of spine,rear panel with a single score and… Read more
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ROSTNIKOV'S VACATION.

by KAMINSKY, STUART M:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
Near FINE.
Edition
UK,12mo p/back Original,1st edn thus.
ISBN
9780749312879
Item Price
$21.23

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UK,12mo p/back Original,1st edn thus.[Paperback original denotes the first format and its first appearance in print of the book/title generally worldwide,but also within that different publisher's different country. Paperbacks usually follow on from the HB edn,but can be published at the same time as the HB edn,but p/back originals are published prior to any other format,either in… Read more
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THOSE WITHOUT SHADOWS. [DELL D277.]

by SAGAN**, FRANCOIS:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG.
Edition
US,slim 12mo p/back,1st edn.
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$12.75

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US,slim 12mo p/back,1st edn.[Originally and first published in France under title of 'Dans un Mois Dans un An'.Simultaneous (year,1957),UK & US,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn by John Murray,(London) and E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.,New York,respectively.This US p/b issue,stated First DELL printing,March,1959 precedes UK,Penguin p/back (1961) 1st edn.] VG.No owner inscrptn and no price removal (35c) from card cover.bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered glossy,colour pictorial artwork… Read more
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ENTER THE SAINT. [PAN G-615.]

by CHARTERIS**, LESLIE:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo p/back,1st edn.
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$14.15

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UK,slim 12mo p/back,1st edn.[Originally and first published,UK,8vo HB +dw/dj,1st edn,H&S(London),1930.Part of the PAN 'G' series ran from 1963-66 using numbers G596 to G717.This the first PAN,UK p/back, 1963 (unabridged) from that series's run - reprints followed in 1965 and 1968 using the same artwork but different serial numbers.] VG.No owner inscrptn and no price removal from card cover.Bright,clean, glossy,red background… Read more
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$14.15
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The Emperor's Pearl - A Chinese Detective Story.

by GULIK, ROBERT van:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG++.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo p/back,1st edn.
Item Price
$9.90

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UK,slim 12mo illustrated p/back,1st edn.[Originally and first UK,8vo HB+ dw/dj,William Heinemann,(London),1963.This the first UK,p/back edn,1966.For copyright reasons,at time of its publication (1966),it was unavailable for sale in the USA.] VG++.No owner inscrptn and no price removal from card over.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,green background with superimposed colour photographic design by Bruce Robertson, illustrated front cover with black,white-outlined red lettering,a flat,white spine/backstrip having NO reading… Read more
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$9.90
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THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUE TRAIN. [PAN - 284.]

by CHRISTIE**, AGATHA:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo p/back 1st edn thus.
Item Price
$25.50

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UK,slim 12mo p/back 1st edn thus.[Originally a UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,published by W. Collins Sons & Co.,(London),1928.] VG.No owner inscprn and no price removal (2/-) to cover.Bright,glossy,vibrant colour pictorial artwork by ? J. Pollack /'PEFF' ? illustrated… Read more
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NEMESIS. [FONTANA - First UK appearance in p/b.]

by CHRISTIE**, AGATHA:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
Near FINE.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo p/back,1st edn.
ISBN
9780006134589
Item Price
$12.75

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UK,slim 12mo p/back,1st edn.[Originally and first published in UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,by William Collins,1971.This edn/issue is the title's first UK appearance,as a paperback,1st edn.] VG+.No owner inscrptn, and no price removal from cover.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,colour pictorial artwork by Tom Adams,illustrated front cover,featuring the Camellia house at Chiswick House in London,where even the shape of the tree is quite recognisable in his depiction.The artwork… Read more
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GIDEON'S MARCH. [FLEETWAY THRILLER LIBRARY,No.1.]

by CREASEY**, JOHN (J. J. MARRIC):

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG+.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo wraps,magazine,1st thus.
Item Price
$11.32

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UK,slim 12mo wraps,magazine,1st thus.[Originally and first published as a UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,by HODDER & STOUGHTON,1962.A new series,projected for monthly publication,this the first (No.1) of the series.] VG+.No owner inscrptn and no price removal from cover,Bright, clean,colour pictorial artwork illustrated front cover with black,red and black-outlined pink lettering to same,a flat but dulled white spine with black letters and no reading… Read more
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THE MASTER MARINER: Book 2 - Darken Ship: The Unfinished Novel.

by MONSARRAT**, NICHOLAS:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.I
ISBN
9780304307074
Item Price
$17.00

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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[Published posthumously and a sequel to 'Running Proud' completing 'The Master Mariner' saga.] FINE/FINE-. No owner inscrptn but price-clipped dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,pale blue background with gilt compass face and red+dark blue lettering illustrated upper panel,a b/w author portrait photographic illustrated rear panel of dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no major nicks or… Read more
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THE MASTER MARINER: BOOK 1 - RUNNING PROUD.**

by MONSARRAT**, NICHOLAS:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE++.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780304296095
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$17.00

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE++/FINE+.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,white background with red,brownish+gilt lettering illustrated design to upper panel of dw/dj,with author's colour portrait painting by John Bratby,RA (1977) to rear panel; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edge and corners - no nicks or tears present.Front inner flap of dw/dj,has two accidental diagonal creases to both top+bottom corners,head+foot of… Read more
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MONSARRAT AT SEA.

by MONSARRAT**, NICHOLAS:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE+.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.I
ISBN
9780304296064
Item Price
$31.16

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,ex-public library,1st edn thus.FINE+/FINE.No owner inscrptn but a price-clip to dw/dj.An ex-public library book,so no owner inscrptn - but a red+green inked 'WITHDRAWN FROM PLYMOUTH LIBRARY SERVICES' library stamp to front free endpaper and white paper security(?) label pasted to front pastedown - both of which could stand sympathetic replacement - these are the ONLY public library notation/indications to… Read more
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THE RATS.

by HERBERT**, JAMES

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
Near FINE.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.
ISBN
9780340523667
Item Price
$35.41

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.[Original,and true UK,1st edn was NEL, 1974.This is part of the Hodder & Stoughton reissues series: H&S, 1991.These were originally planned as a series of 'uniform editions',all of which - with the exception of Moon and Sepulchre - featured new dw/dj's. Appearing between 1990-93,initial print runs were low - 3,000 copies each title.] NFINE/NFINE.No owner inscrptn,and… Read more
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CODEWORD-GOLDEN FLEECE.

by WHEATLEY**, DENNIS:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG.
Edition
UK,slim Crown 8vo HB minus dw/dj,1st edn.
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$17.00

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UK,slim Crown 8vo HB minus dw/dj,1st edn.No owner name,but handwritten contempraneous date 9th August 1946 to top edge of front free endpaper.Top edges slightly aged/toned wth some minimal sporadic foxing,fore-edges brighter and cleaner; contents bright,tight, clean - no foxing to text body - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - appears unread,apart from my own collation.Fairly clean,publisher's original,plain… Read more
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THE PARIAH.

by MASTERTON**, GRAHAM:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG+.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo p/back Original,1st edn.
ISBN
9780352313676
Item Price
$11.33

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UK,12mo p/back Original,1st edn.[Paperback original denotes the first format and its first appearance in print of the book/ title.Paperbacks usually follow on from the HB edn,but can be published at the same time as the HB edn,but p/back originals are published prior to any other format.Stated A Star Original.] VG+.No owner inscrptn and no price removal from cover.Bright,crisp,clean,reasonably sharp-cornered,glossy,vibrant colour… Read more
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A MILE BEFORE MORNING. [aka FIREFLASH 5.]

by MASTERTON**, GRAHAM:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG-.
Edition
UK,slim 12mo p/back Original,1st edn.
ISBN
9780352396914
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$15.58

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UK,slim 12mo p/back Original,1st edn.[Paperback original denotes the first format and its first appearance in print of the book/title.Paperbacks usually follow on from the HB edn,but can be published at the same time as the HB edn,but p/back originals are published prior to any other format.Stated 'A STAR Original' and also states 'Previously published as FIREFLASH 5.'… Read more
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O.G.P.U. PRISON. [Translated from the Danish by Tim Bowie.]

by HASSEL, SVEN:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG+.
Edition
UK,12mo p/back,1st edn.
ISBN
9780552119764
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$15.58

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UK,12mo p/back,1st edn.VG+. No owner inscrptn and no price removal from cover.Bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered,glossy,vibrant colour pictorial artwork to covers - spine inevitably and ubiquitously sunned with reading creases - front cover with red+white letters,white letters to rear cover.Negligible shelf-wear,bumping,creasing to edges and corners - no nicks,tears or splits present.All edges aged/toned and all with some minimal sporadic spotting; contents tight and clean… Read more
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MIAMI VICE - HELLHOLE . / + DON JOHNSON. [Biography.]

by GRAVE, STEPHEN / and HERSHKOVITS, DAVID:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE-.
Edition
UK,12mo p/back,1st edn.
ISBN
9780352320452
Item Price
$14.16

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2,UK,12mo p/back,1st edns.['MIAMI VICE: HELLHOLE.' and 'DON JOHNSON.'] FINE-, respectively.No owner inscrptns and no price removal from covers; with negligible shelf-wear,bumping,creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.All books unread with no spine reading creases or intentional dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - unread,apart from my own collation.Exception Don Johnson biography… Read more
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DUNCTON FOUND: Part Three of the Duncton Chronicles. [The First Trilogy.]f

by HORWOOD**, WILLIAM:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,thick 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780712629799
Item Price
$21.25

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UK,thick 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,wrap-around colour pictorial artwork [although non-credited,in the style of John Barber - from similar illustration of subsequent Duncton novels dw/dj's] illustrated dw/dj,with red+gilt lettering; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Inevitable but light superficial scoring and light indentations - but boards beneath… Read more
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$21.25