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CONFESSIONS OF A YOUNG MAN

By Moore, George

United Kingdom: William Heinemann. Good+. 1929. Hardcover. A good hardcover without dustwrapper with clean slightly faded blue boards bumped/lightly rubbed to the spine ends/corners, owner's name on the front endpaper, unmarked pages very tanned and foxed to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 301 pages .

$6.55

RACING CLASSICS
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RACING CLASSICS

By Francis, Dick

Penguin. New. 1995. Paperback. 0146000048 . NEW - A new paperback with slight edge-wear, carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Penguin 60s Series; 64 pages .

$0.86

SOMERSET AND ALL THE MAUGHAMS

By Maugham, Robin

United Kingdom: Penguin. Good+. 1975. Paperback. 0140039066 . A Good paperback with a touch of creasing to spine. Internally, no writing or stamps, clean lightly toned pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Mass Market PB; B&W Illustrations; 320 pages .

$2.58

The Life of Tolstoy: Later Years

By Aylmer, Maude

United Kingdom: Constable and Company , Ltd.. Fair. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. READING COPY - A good 1910 presumed 1st edition hardcover without dustwrapper in worn green cloth covered boards with several small dings and ripples to the cloth and bumped/rubbed to the corners, the spine with somewhat dulled gilt lettering is rubbed/bumped to the ends, back hinge cracked but all pages secure, internally good without writing or stamps, ivory lightly foxed pages pages (page 376 has an ink fingerprint in the margin - careless printer?), tanned quite foxed rough-cut text-block edges. Black and white tissue protected frontispiece. An excellent reading/reference copy of an original title. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$26.38

THE LIFE MANNERS AND TRAVELS OF FANNY TROLLOPE: A Biography

By Johnston, Johanna

E P Dutton. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0801525578 . A Near Fine 1st edition hardcover with spotless quarter bound red boards with sharp corners, bumped spine ends, no writing or stamps, clean ivoried pages in a very good price-intact dustwrapper lightly creased to the edges and shelf worn - a clean, tight copy. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 242 pages .

$7.87

I SEEK THE MIRACULOUS

By Cartland, Barbara

United Kingdom: Sheldon Press. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. 0859691357 . A Good hardcover in Very Good dustjacket. Book is lightly bumped to spine ends and lightly edge-worn, with top corner clipped from ffep. Dustjacket is sunned to spine and lightly edge-worn. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$7.87

LIVES OF THE NOVELISTS

By Scott, Walter

Henry Frowde. Good+. N.D.. Hardcover. A good undated pocket sized hardcover without dustwrapper in clean rubbed blue boards with sharp corners, the faded spine is bumped to the ends, neat previous owner's name inked to the front endpaper with the date 1940, unmarked ivoried pages foxed and soiled to the text block edges - a tight useful copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; The World's Classics; 342 pages .

$6.55

A SHORTER BOSWELL

By Bailey, John

United Kingdom: Nelson & Sons. Good+. 1929. Hardcover. A good hardcover without dustwrapper in clean blue cloth covered boards lightly rubbed to the edges and front board, bumped/rubbed to the spine ends with spine lean, no writing or stamps, clean ivoried pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$5.22

WALTER SCOTT AND SCOTLAND
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WALTER SCOTT AND SCOTLAND

By Scott, P. H

United Kingdom: W. Blackwood. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0851581439 . A very good hardcover in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean blue boards bumped to the spine ends/corners, writing on the front endpaper, unmarked pages. The clipped dustwrapper is a little shelf-worn and a touch creased to the edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 99 pages .

$5.22

WOMEN'S FORUM - WOMEN IN SCOTTISH LITERATURE (CHAPMAN MAGAZINE)
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WOMEN'S FORUM - WOMEN IN SCOTTISH LITERATURE (CHAPMAN MAGAZINE)

By Hendry, Joy

United Kingdom: Chapman. As New. 1993. Paperback. 0906772516 . An As New trade paperback with uncreased spine and covers, and slight edge-wear, no writing or stamps, clean pages. A quarterly magazine celebrating Scottish women authors, poets and playwrights with poetry, fiction, critical articles and reviews. From the personal library of the late Scottish author Dorothy Dunnett. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Trade PB .

$6.55

CHAPMAN NO. 76: WOMEN IN THE ARTS IN SCOTLAND
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CHAPMAN NO. 76: WOMEN IN THE ARTS IN SCOTLAND

By Hendry, Joy

United Kingdom: Chapman. As New. 1994. Paperback. 0906772591 . An As New trade paperback with uncreased spine and covers, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages. From the library of author Dorothy Dunnett. A quarterly magazine about Scottish women and their accomplishments. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 104 pages .

$7.87

BERNARD SHAW: His Life and Personality

By Pearson, Hesketh

United Kingdom: London Reprint Society. Fair. 1948. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. READING COPY - BOOK CLUB EDITION - A Good hardcover without dustjacket. Book is in soiled yellow boards, with spine lean, and sharp corners. Internally, bookplate and signature of Alastair Dunnett, editor of The Scotsman on front endpaper, clean ivoried pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 448 pages .

$6.55

TIGERLILY
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TIGERLILY

By Rampa, Mama San Ra'ab

United Kingdom: Corgi Books. Fair. 1978. Paperback. 0552107352 . READING COPY - A Good used paperback, with creasing to slanted spine, lightly creased and edge-worn covers. Internally, no writing or stamps, tanned pages with several small turn-ups. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Mass Market PB .

$3.90

SIMENON IN COURT
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SIMENON IN COURT

By Raymond, John

United Kingdom: Hamish Hamilton. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. 0241015057 . A Very Good First Edition hardcover in Good price-clipped dustjacket. Book is in clean brown boards, with bumping to spine heel, sharp corners, foxing to text block edge, no writing or stamps, clean pages. The aged dustjacket with bright illustration is bumped to the edges, and is lightly rubbed. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages .

$8.27