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DRUNK AS A LORD SAMURAI STORIES
Written by Ryotaro Shiba; Eileen Kato.
Stock no. 1803965
Published by Kodansha International Ltd.. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Translated by Kato. Four stories by popular Japanese author, Ryotaro Shiba. Grey paper boards with brown title to spine and title block to front. xvii and 253 pages. ISBN: 4770027370. Small imperfection to top edge of one page margin where a paperclip may have marked a page. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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WANING POWERS
Written by Michael Vestey.
Stock no. 1204239
Published by Jerome Books. 1995. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Novel. ISBN: 0952575302. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Wrapper grubby to rear panel.
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STORIAU A SGRIFAU
Written by J.O. Williams.
Stock no. 1803790
Published by Lerpwl. 1st 1933. Very good condition.

Text in Welsh. Red boards, gilt titles. 126 pages. Boards a little marked, spine browned. Vertical edges untrimmed. Endpapers browned.
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ROXANA THE FORTUNATE MISTRESS
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by Clare Melinsky.
Stock no. 1204086
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Or A History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in a very good slip-case that has some marks.
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WALES A NATIONAL MAGAZINE FOR THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PARTS OF WALES VOL II
Written by Owen M. Edwards.
Stock no. 1803709
Published by Hughes & Son. 1st 1895. Fair condition.

Contains January 1895-December 1895 plus a supplement to rear. Three-quarters leather binding, blue cloth boards. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w illustrations. Leather spine and corners worn with loss. Family name 'Holmes' in gilt to front board. Front joint is broken and front board is hanging on by one last cord. A few scattered foxspots but contents generally clean and tight.
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WALES A NATIONAL MAGAZINE FOR THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PARTS OF WALES VOL I
Written by Owen M. Edwards.
Stock no. 1803708
Published by Hughes & Son. 1st 1894. Fair condition.

Contains May 1894-December 1894. Edited by Owen M. Edwards. Three-quarters navy leather, blue cloth boards, gilt title spine. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w illustrations. Leather spine and corners badly worn with loss, most of spine is missing except '1894' in gilt. Family name 'Holmes' in gilt to front board. Front joint broken, front cover hanging on by the binding cords. A few minor foxspots else contents are generally clean and tight.
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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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