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The Lambs of London

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2004

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID223571


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. An excellent copy. 216 pages A fictionalised account of the life of Charles and Mary Lamb. View more info

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The Fall of Troy. A Novel

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID263668


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. Review copy with Review Label to front free endpaper. 215 pages A dazzling work of imagination - part accurate and part fantastic. View more info

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Longleg

By: Adams, Glenda

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID93675


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 339 pages The third novel of the Miles Franklin Award winner. This title won the 1990 Age Book of the Year and the 1991 National Book Council Banjo Award for Fiction. View more info

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The Wandering Falcon (Inscribed and Signed by Author)

By: Ahmad, Jamil

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Hamish Hamilton an imprint of Penguin Books: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296478


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Lengthy inscription by the author to David Parker. 181 pages Shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2011. A collection of interlinked short stories set in the area where the borders of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran meet. View more info

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Momo

By: Ajar, Emile [Romaine Gary]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1978

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: ID289920


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price clipped with a small piece missing to the upper rear edge. A tiny spot of foxing to lower edge of front free endpaper and some scattered dots of foxing to fore edge. 182 pages Translated from the French by Ralph Manheim. Winner of the Prix Goncourt. First published in France in 1975 as La Vie Devant Soi. Emile Ajar was on... View more info

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A Soldier Erect or Further Adventures of The Hand-Reared Boy

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID235155


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A closed tear to rear panel and upper front panel of DJ. 272 pages The successor to The Hand-Reared Boy, the humorous further adventures of Horatio Stubbs in the British Army in India and Burma during World War Two. View more info

The Chocolate Spy

By: Alexander, David M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghan: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID14800


Octavo size, Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket - now protected - Dustjacket has a very small nick to top of spine - now protected 223pages View more info

Original Sins

By: ALTHER, Lisa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID398


Octavo size,, Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, - now protected 592pages View more info

Russian Hide and Seek

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID201253


Octavo size, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). 240pages. View more info

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Taking Shelter

By: Anderson, Jessica

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID9876


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 232 pages View more info

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In an Edinburgh Drawing Room

By: Andrews, Lucilla

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296939


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dust jacket illustration by Jane Evans. 162 pages Completes the story begun in One Night in London and continued in A Weekend in the Garden. View more info

The First Church of the New Millennium

By: APPLEYARD, Bryan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11759


Very Good in Very Good+ Dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in clear plastic sleeve. Previous owner's name to f.f.e.p. Some pencilled text underlining and marginal notations. 270pages. View more info

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Trumpets over Merriford

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296741


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a little age-darkened. Dustjacket is price-clipped. 175 pages The surprising impact of an American Air Base on a quiet English village. View more info

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Reaching Tin River

By: ASTLEY, Thea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, William Heinemann Australia: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID219446


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 223 pages View more info

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A Boat Load of Home Folk

By: Astley, Thea

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290006


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 218 pages An early novel by the highly regarded Australian author. "Her sympathetic insight is leavened by a rich vein of comedy that underlines the absurdity and pathos of the human dilemmas she describes". View more info