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Pick of Punch

By: N/A

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Chatto & Windus: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02490

Condition: Very Good


This Punch Annual covers the period between June 1949 - May 1950. The pages are lightly tanned, and the D/w is chipped and torn on the panel edges and spine ends. View more info

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

By: Adams Douglas

Price: £16.26

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00198

ISBN: 0434009008

Condition: Very Good


book is in very good condition there is a very small nick to top of cover otherwise very good, pages slightly yellowing not price clipped. View more info

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Letter from America: 1946-2004

By: Alistair Cooke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Allen Lane/ Penquin Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 6th printing

Sellers ID: 03860

ISBN: 0713998342

Condition: Fine


Imbued with Alistair Cook's good humour, elegance and understanding, Letter from America 1946 - 2004 is a captivating insight into the heart of a nation, and a fitting tribute to the man who was for so many the most reassuring voice of our times. A fine, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Oryx and Crake

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01128

ISBN: 0747562598

Condition: Near Fine


Margaret Atwood's classic novel, The Hand maid's Tale, about the future. Now, in Oryx and Crake, the future has changed. Its much worse. With breathtaking command of her shocking material and with her customary sharp wit and dark humour, Atwood projects us into a less-than-brave new world,an outlandish yet wholly believable space populated by a cast of characters who will continue to inhabit your dreams long after the last chapter. The D/J shows wear to the lower front corners and the text block is tanned. A good tight clean copy. View more info

The Years of Struggle

By: Baxter Glen his Life

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00638

Condition: Very Good


The book is in very good condition ,The last three pages were badly cut in the printing of the book. View more info

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Death of a Liar: A Hamish Macbeth Murder Mystery

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03223

ISBN: 1780331096

Condition: Very Good


The much -loved Hamish Macbeth series... is a beguiling blend of humour and sharp observations about rural life. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Death of a Sweep; Hamish Macbeth Murder Mystery

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03232

ISBN: 1849010218

Condition: Very Good


The much-loved Hamish Macbeth series... beguiling blend of wry humour and sharp observations about rural life. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Death of a Policeman; A Hamish Macbeth murder mystery

By: Beaton, M.C.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03219

ISBN: 1780331061

Condition: Very Good


The much-loved Hamish Macbeth series... is a beguiling blend of wry humour and sharpe observations about rural life. A very clean and tight copy. View more info

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Death of a Kingfisher : A Hamish Macbeth Murder Mystery

By: Beaton, M.C.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03222

ISBN: 1849010226

Condition: Very Good


The much -loved Hamish Macbeth series... are a beguiling blend of wry humour and sharp observations about rural life. There is light edge-wear to the top of the D/W. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Behind the Lines: Revealing and Uncensored Letters From our War-torn World

By: Carroll, Andrew

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Ted Smart: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 05018

ISBN: 0091903394

Condition: Very Good


Behind the Lines ', is the first book of its kind - a dramatic, candid and intimate look at warfare as revealed in rare and never-before- seen war letters from around the world. We witness the full range of emotions in times of war-exhilaration, fear, courage, loneliness, patriotism, rage, compassion, camaraderie, hope, and even humour. There is light discolouration to the fore edge of the text block. A good, clean and tight. View more info

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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond

By: Christophe Galfard

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04706

ISBN: 1447284089

Condition: Near Fine


Through brilliant storytelling and humour rather than graphs and equations, Christophe Galfard brings the astonishing beauty of the universe to life - and takes us deep into questions about the beginning of time and the future of humanity. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Village Cricket Tour

By: Coleman, Vernon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Chilton Designs Publishers: 2000

Edition: 8th edition

Sellers ID: 03514

ISBN: 095035273X

Condition: Fine


This book is destined to become a classic cricket book. Its charm, humour and accurate portrayal of cricketers at large give it an unputdownable quality. This is one of those rare books that can be read time and time again without ever losing any of its freshness. A very clean, tight copy. View more info

Araninta's Wedding

By: Cooper Jilly

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00641

ISBN: 0413668401

Condition: Very Good


The combination of Jilly Cooper's leisurely and irreverent tale of country house life with the colourful and sharply observed paintings of Sue Macartney - Snape which inspired it,presents a wickedly funny portrait of the English upper classes at play. View more info

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The Ides of April: A Flavia Albia Mystery (Flavia Albia Mystery Series)

By: Davis, Lindsey

Price: £13.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Minotaur Books: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02998

ISBN: 1250023696

Condition: Very Good


An irresistible package of history, mystery, and fast-moving action, all punctuated by a sense of humour that few writers can match. A clean tight copy. View more info

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Vets might fly

By: Herriot, James.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: london, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02010

ISBN: 0718115120

Condition: Good


The book is in good condition the cover is a bit rubbed but is in sound condition with no tears and is not price clipped. View more info

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Nothing But Blue Skies

By: Holt Tom

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Orbit Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00655

ISBN: 1841490407

Condition: Very Good


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Parallel Lines : The Journey on the Railway of Dreams

By: Ian Marchant

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Pub Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04604

ISBN: 0747565783

Condition: Very Good


The author with his feel for character, humour and surprise he reveals how his own life - has been intertwined with the railway and how travelling by train is one of the great shared experiences of the British nation. There is light tanning to the edges of the text block. View more info

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Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince.

By: J. K. Rowling

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04160

ISBN: 0747581088

Condition: Very Good


Harry can't think why Dumbledore would want to visit him now. What is it that cannot possibly wait until the beginning of term ? he is also not quite sure how the Dursleys will react to the Headmaster's sudden appearance in their home... J.K.Rowling charts Harry Potter's adventures in his sixth year at Hogwarts with a mix of detail and humour. This tight clean copy has the children's D/W. View more info

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That They May Face the Rising Sun

By: John McGahern

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Ireland, Paperview: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04292

ISBN: 2874271802

Condition: Very Good


This book vividly brings to life a whole world and its people with insight, humour and deep sympathy. This small community lives around a lake, deep in rural Ireland. A tight , clean little book. View more info

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By the Orders of the Great White queen

By: Knight, Ian.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., BCA: 1992

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02628

ISBN: 1853671223

Condition: Very Good


This book presents first- hand , eye- witness accounts and reminiscences by participants in the Anglo-Zulu War. Many officers who fought in the war wrote memoirs latter in their careers. There are accounts of great battles such as Isandlwana, Hlobane and Ulandioked by eye-witnesses, as well as minor incidents and scares, and the drudgery of day to day campaigning: even a little of the humour of camp life is included. The maroon boards has a bumped corner to the lower front. There is a dedication on the title page .The DJ is faded along the spine and to the front panel. and the corners are bump... View more info