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FOUR DAYS IN JUNE
Written by Iain Gale.
Stock no. 1803665
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

A battle lost, a battle won, June 1815. A fact based novel on the Battle of Waterloo. Pictorial cardwraps. x and 369 pages. ISBN: 9780007201051. SIGNED by the author as a gift inscription to title page. Text block slightly grubby.

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THE PLOTTER OF GLOUCESTER
Written by Claire Toy. Illustrated by Richard Butler.
Stock no. 1803619
Published by Matrix Design. 1st 1976. Good condition.

A story about a real town and a parable for all towns. White pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 44 pages. ISBN: 0950519308. SIGNED by the illustrator to title page (signature only). Binding glue starting to dry out so contents unstuck from bottom half of spine and therefore it is possible the contents will detach from covers at some future point.

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THE SHADOW
Written by Mary Simons.
Stock no. 1803139
Published by Peter Skelton Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A thriller set against the backgrounds of Italy and Venice. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by the author to title page in the form of an inscription. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block else contents fine. Yellow wrapper is grubby and unevenly faded.

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THE HOUSE OF THE SWANS
Written by F.M. Simons.
Stock no. 1803136
Published by Peter Skelton Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A charming historical novel set against the background of 19th century Paris. Small format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by the author by means of an inscription to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, text block foxed. Yellow wrapper is grubby.

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THE WHISTLERS' ROOM
Written by Paul Alverdes.
Stock no. 1203162
Published by Martin Secker. 1929. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with dark titles. Spine and cover edges browned. Name in ink to front endpaper. Reprint in same year as 1st.

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THE POSITIVE HOUR
Written by Godfrey Winn.
Stock no. 1802781
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume of a three-volume autobiography. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718106695. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. A few grease spots to prelims and pencil erasure to front endpaper. Light page browning. Blue wrapper is edge-creased and lightly browned.

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THE DAY OF THE DOG
Written by George Barr McCutcheon. Illustrated by Harrison Fisher.
Stock no. 2001019
Published by A.L. Burt Company. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, dark green titles and oval onlay of bull terrier to front. Colour plates, b/w decorative footers. Covers just a little grubby. Small previous owner address label to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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THE QUEST FOR HESTER
Written by Barbara Hooper.
Stock no. 1601191
Published by Jlf Marketing. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of an eighteenth century family's loving, living and survival. Pictorial cardwraps. 178 pages. ISBN: 0954180607. Minor rubbing to cover edges. SIGNED by author with dedication on title page.

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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1303332
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A jovial domestic portrayal of Goldsmith's classic. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 232 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped else a bright copy. Light foxing to outer page edges and light browning to first few and last few pages. White pictorial wrapper is edge chipped, slightly grubby, price-cut and has a 2" closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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SILENT TEARS
Written by Paul Henke.
Stock no. 1802251
Published by Good Read Publishing. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

A novel. The first of the four books chronicling the lives of the Griffiths family. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 1902483057. SIGNED by the author by way of a gift inscription to title page. Covers lightly creased, contents fine.

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ON THE EDGE
Written by Jenny Pitman.
Stock no. 1802250
Published by MacMillan. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A novel set in the world of horse training and racing. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0333908074. SIGNED by the author to title page. Second printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.

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A MILLION TEARS II
Written by Paul Henke.
Stock no. 1802249
Published by Good Read Publishing. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Tears of War and Peace, the second instalment of Paul Henke's epic tale. Blue cardwraps. xiv and 543 pages plus author adverts. ISBN: 1902483030. SIGNED by author using a gift inscription to title page. Corners lightly creased. Contents fine.

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