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TOWARD ZERO ( WHITE CIRCLE CRIME CLUB), AGATHA CHRISTIE
1 AGATHA CHRISTIE TOWARD ZERO ( WHITE CIRCLE CRIME CLUB)
LONDON COLLINS CRIME CLUB 1944 Soft cover Good Book 
Sewn Paperback, 180 x 110 mm approx. 160pp. Undated circa mid 1940's. Bravingtons Advert to rear cover and Maltesers Ad. to inside cover.No 160c in Collins White Circle Crime Club Series. Good (Book- Rubbing and shelf soiling to card covers with a little loss at head and tail of spine. 30 x 35 mm loss to paper at bottom corner of title page, Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name or insc.) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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HIGH RISING, ANGELA THIRKELL
2 ANGELA THIRKELL HIGH RISING
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1941 First Edition Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 
Orange and White Card covers (Paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx.192pp. Frontis Author Portrait. First Penguin Printing 1941, Greys Cigarette Advert to rear panel. No 339 In series. VG ( Book- spine a little tanned, A little light shelf soiling but no notable wear. War Economy Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. 20mm tear to half title at spine gutter where pulled). No other notable defects.). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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THE GRIM SMILE OF THE FIVE TOWNS, BENNETT, ARNOLD
3 BENNETT, ARNOLD THE GRIM SMILE OF THE FIVE TOWNS
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1946 1st Edition Thus Paper BAack VG Book 180x110mm Approx 
Orange and white card wraps.188 nos.pp. + adverts. No 519 in Penguin Fiction Series. 1st Penguin Printing 1946. VG no d/j - Book- Light tanning to spine. No significant shelf wear or soiling and no previous opwner name or insc.) See our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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SELF, BEVERLEY NICHOLS
4 BEVERLEY NICHOLS SELF
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1938 1st Ediition Thus Soft cover Very Good Good Book 
Orange and White paperback 180 x 110 mm approx. 246pp + 8 of publisher's adverts.2nd Printing 1938 No 138 in series. VG/Good (Book- Bright and Clean with no notable shelf wear. Mild tanning to margins of book block. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound, Dust Jacket - Moderate rubbing and shelf soiling. No notable loss and non price clipped). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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RIGHT OFF THE MAP, C.E.MONTAGUE
5 C.E.MONTAGUE RIGHT OFF THE MAP
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN 1940 1st Edition Thus, Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 
Orange and white paperback with black titles. 180 x 110 mm approx. 248 + 8pp of publisher's adverts, No 270 in series. First Penguin edition 1st printing in dust jacket. VG/VG (Book - crease to top front corner. Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket- Spine sunned and a little general shelf soiling. Non price clipped- cover 6d. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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THE STORY OF THE TESTS IN ENGLAND 1880-1934 NEW & REVISED Edition  (ENGAND V AUSTRALIA), CECIL KENT
6 CECIL KENT THE STORY OF THE TESTS IN ENGLAND 1880-1934 NEW & REVISED Edition (ENGAND V AUSTRALIA)
LONDON HUTCHINSON 1934 Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated paperback. 185 x 125 mm approx. 152 pp. 6 b/w photos. New and Revised edition. Undated - 1934. Account of the The Ashes test series played in England with statistical info. Forward by A P F Chapman. Good (Book - covers rubbed and with moderate shelf soiling. Front hinge weak. Binding otherwise sound. No previous owner name or insc. A good reference copy for a cricket fanatic). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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A PIPE SMOKER'S GUIDE, CHARLES GRAVES
7 CHARLES GRAVES A PIPE SMOKER'S GUIDE
LONDON ICON BOOKS 1969 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Illustrated card covers (paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. 124 pp + 2 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 4 pp of photos + unspecified line drawings in text, 1 full page mainly being reproductions of old wood cut illustrations. First published as an Icon Paperback original, the copy offered by us is a first printing. No G15 in series. Fascinating account of th early history of tobacco and the craft of pipe making. VG (Book- no notable wear or shelf soiling. No previous owner name or insc. Margins of pages of book block a little tanned. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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PERIL AT END HOUSE , Collins Crime Club White Circle, CHRISTIE, AGATHA
8 CHRISTIE, AGATHA PERIL AT END HOUSE , Collins Crime Club White Circle
LONDON COLLINS CRIME CLUB 1950 Ist Edition Thus Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated card covers, 180x105mm approx. 252pp + 4 of trade and publisher's adverts. White circle pocket novel, No 220c in series. Undated sewn paperback. Circa early 1950's. Bravingtons Wetrista wrist watch advert to rear cover. Cover price 1/6 Good (Book- Spine and extremities a little rubbed with colour loss and creases.a little tanned. Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE BANTAM STORY Thirty Yeras of Paperback Publishing Revised & Updated, CLARENCE PETERSEN , Publishing Reviewer
9 CLARENCE PETERSEN , Publishing Reviewer THE BANTAM STORY Thirty Yeras of Paperback Publishing Revised & Updated
NEW YORK BANTAM BOOKS 1975 2nd Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated card covers (paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. viii +168 pp. Second Edition( Revised and Updated) 1975. Short history of the paperback book trade from 1777 to 1945 followed by chapters on The "Bantam from it's launch in 1946 in Manhattan up to date of publication with list of bantam paperbacks in print to Dec 1975.An indispensable reference book for the "Bantam" collector. Good(Book- covers - reading creases to spine and crease to front cover. Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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SELECTED POEMS. [ D. H.LAWRENCE ], D.H.LAWRENCE ( W.E.WILLIAMS - Intro)
10 D.H.LAWRENCE ( W.E.WILLIAMS - Intro) SELECTED POEMS. [ D. H.LAWRENCE ]
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1950 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Grey and White Card covers. 180 x 100 mm approx. 160pp. No D11 in Poetry Series.Collection compiled and with an intro by W E Williams and printed in the order they were written. VG ( Spine a little tanned and as is paper of book block. No notable shelf wear or soiling and no previous owner name or annotations. Cover price 1/6) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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MUST THE WAR SPREAD?, D.N.PRITT
11 D.N.PRITT MUST THE WAR SPREAD?
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN 1940 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 
Orange and white paperback with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing of this Penguin Special No S51. The author's 2nd book on the progress of the 2nd world war since the outbreak of hostilities and written against the backdrop of the aggression in Finland and counter the then growing threat of war between Britain and the U.S.S.R. VG/VG (Book- Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name , insc. nor annotations. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- a little colour rubbed at extremities with small nicks. No notable shelf soiling and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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BEOWULF, DAVID WRIGHT (TRANSLATOR)
12 DAVID WRIGHT (TRANSLATOR) BEOWULF
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1957 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book BERTHOLD WOLPE 
Orange and White card covers (Paperback). 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing 1957 in The Penguin Classics No L70 in series. Translation and introduction by Wright of this Anglo-Saxon Old English Poem. Appendix on Sutton Hoo. Near Fine (Book- covers remarkably clean with negligible shelf wear. No previous owner name or insc.No notable tanning to paper of book block. Advert for the Penguin Bookshelf loosely laid in). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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HOUSE OF STORM, EBERHART, M.G.
13 EBERHART, M.G. HOUSE OF STORM
LONDON COLLINS Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated wraps. 180x105mm approx. White Circle Crime Club No 230c Paperpack, Undated Circa 1950's.192pp. Bravingtons Jewellers Advert to rear and cover price 1/6 net. Good (Covers a little rubbed and shelf soiled but quite respectable, A little cocked. Significant browning to paper of book block. No previous owner name). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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AN INDIAN DAY, EDWARD THOMPSON
14 EDWARD THOMPSON AN INDIAN DAY
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1940 1st Ediiton Soft cover Very Good Book 
Orange and White paperback with flap folds.180 x 110 mm approx. 248pp Incl. glossary + publisher's adverts. 2nd printing 1940 No 125 in series. Very Good (Book- Mild shelf soiling and wear to covers. Spine a little tanned. Edges and margins of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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SOUTH COUNTRY SECRETS Puffin Story Book, EUPHAN (BARBARA EUPHAN TODD) & "KLAXON"
15 EUPHAN (BARBARA EUPHAN TODD) & "KLAXON" SOUTH COUNTRY SECRETS Puffin Story Book
WEST DRAYTON PUFFIN / Penguin 1947 1st Ediition Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 
Illustrated Card wraps (Paperback). 180 x 110 mm approx. Frontis line map and numerous vignettes and tail pieces. vii + 210pp + 6 of publisher's adverts. Written by the author of the Worzel Gummidge series of books and her husband. First Edition 1st printing in the "Puffin" Story book series. PS37. Set in Southern England. VG (Book- mild rubbing with a hint of foxing to card covers.1/6 , Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc.) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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THE CRESCENT MOON, FRANCIS BRET YOUNG
16 FRANCIS BRET YOUNG THE CRESCENT MOON
Harmondsworth PENGUIN 1938 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 180x110mm Approx 
Orange & cream P/b.246pp.+ 8 pp of publisher's adverts. No 172 Penguin Fiction Series. First Penguin printing 1938. VG no d/j ( book block tanned as is the spine with minor rubbing to extremities no significant loss. no previous owner name or insc. Sound binding. Please See our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE MYSTERY OF THE WHALE TATTOO, THE HARDY BOYS MYSTERY STORIES, FRANKLIN W. DIXON
17 FRANKLIN W. DIXON THE MYSTERY OF THE WHALE TATTOO, THE HARDY BOYS MYSTERY STORIES
LONDON ARMADA / WILLIAM COLLINS 1974 0006908152 / 9780006908159 1st Edition Thus Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated Card Covers (Paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. 160pp. 6 full page line illustrations. First Armada printing of this Hardy Boys adventure . Good (Book - a little light shelf rubbing and reading creases to covers. Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale 
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THE PIT PROP SYNDICATE, FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS
18 FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS THE PIT PROP SYNDICATE
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1945 1st Ediition Thus Soft cover Good Book 
Green and White Card covers,( stapled paperback) 180 x 110 mm approx. First Penguin printing 1945 in the Penguin Mystery and Crime series no 512. 253 pp + 3 of publisher's adverts. Good no d/j (Book- spine a little sunned with tiny chip to tail and a little general shelf rubbing. Paper of book block evenly tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Publisher's price adjustment sticker w.e.f.1st Jan 1946 affixed to reverse of front cover). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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MUSSOLINI'S ROMAN EMPIRE with Further Revisions, G.T.GARRATT
19 G.T.GARRATT MUSSOLINI'S ROMAN EMPIRE with Further Revisions
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1938 1st Edition Soft cover Good Poor+ Book 
"4th Printing with the Further Revisions."Orange and White Paperback with black titles. 180 x 115 mm approx. 254pp + 2 of adverts. Five line maps as called for. 4th Printing - August 1938 of this Penguin Special (S2) outlining the political situation in Europe and North Africa following on Mussolini's manoeuvres and his ambitions following the Abyssinian War in North Africa and what was seen as betrayal by England. With new material written especially for this printing by the author who was correspondent for the Manchester Guardian the book provides an insight into what was shortly to follow on the commencement of WWII. Good/Poor (Book- A little rubbing to head and tail of spine and paper of book block tanned.Binding sound. Dust Jacket- chips and rubbing but respectably clean. A sound reading copy). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE PENGUIN BOOK OF MODERN AMERICAN VERSE, GEOFFREY MOORE (EDITOR)
20 GEOFFREY MOORE (EDITOR) THE PENGUIN BOOK OF MODERN AMERICAN VERSE
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1954 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Olive green and white wraps (paperback) with brown titles.180 x 110 mm approx. 320pp. First Edition 1st Printing 1954 of this anthology selected, introduced and with notes by Geoffrey Moore. No D22 in series. VG (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling to covers. Paper of book block evenly tanned. 3/6 , No previous owner name or other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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