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1 Aiken, Gordon Returning Officer. An Historical Novel (SIGNED). ISBN: 0969105908 / 0-9691059-0-8
Gravenhurst, ON: RO Publishing Hardcover VERY GOOD in jacket. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket has minor edgewear. 
1982. First Edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author to title page. Cloth hardcover with gilt lettering. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Original price to front endflap. 301pp. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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2 Ali, Monica Brick Lane (SIGNED)
London: Doubleday Books Hardcover NEW and UNREAD. 
2003. First Edition. First printing. True First. SIGNED directly to title page. Black Cloth hardcover with gilt lettering. Red endpapers. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic BRODART cover. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 413pp. 
Price: 21.60 USD
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3 Alington, Adrian Mr. Jubenka
London: Chatto and Wingus Hardcover VG for age. Pages clean. Binding sound. Jacket is bright but has minor sunning to spine. Spine head has small chip. 
1932. First Edition. Blue Cloth hardcover with silver lettering. Pictorial Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic BRODART cover. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 328pp. 
Price: 21.60 USD
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4 Arkell, Reginald (Illustrated by J. S. Goodall) Trumpets Over Merriford
London: Michael Joseph Hardcover VERY GOOD. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket bright. 
1955. First Edition. Blue Cloth hardcover with gilt lettering. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic BRODART cover. Original price Sterling to front endflap. Decorative endpapers. 175pp. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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5 Barrie, James Matthew The Admirable Crichton
Hodder & Stoughton Hardcover VERY GOOD in GOOD jacket. Scrawl to front endpaper. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket has edgewear. 
1939. Cloth hardcover. Original binding. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 224pp. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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6 Blake, R. D. Michael Liddle: Search for the Bastion
Kitchener, ON: imotifbooks 9.78E+12 Paperback NEW 
2012. First printing. Trade paperback. Pictorial wraps. 501pp. Fantasy novel, the second in the series. 
Price: 12.60 USD
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7 Blake, R. D. Michael Liddle: The Portal of Prophecy
Kitchener, ON: imotifbooks 9.78E+12 Paperback NEW 
2012. 2nd printing. Pictorial wraps. Trade paperback. 449pp. First in a new series of fantasy novels. 
Price: 12.60 USD
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8 Bottome, Phyllis Eldorado Jane
London: Faber & Faber VERY GOOD in jacket. Textblock appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket bright. 
1956. First UK Edition. Cloth hardcover. Dust jacket now in clear plastic BRODART protector. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 304pp. 
Price: 16.20 USD
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9 Brahms, Caryl and S. J. Simon Don't Mr. Disraeli!
London: Michael Joseph Hardcover VERY GOOD. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket bright. 
1953. Originally published November, 1940. Pink cloth hardcover with gilt lettering (7 1/2 x 5 inches). Original binding. Pictorial Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 255pp. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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10 Brahms, Caryl and S. J. Simon No Nightingales
London: Michael Joseph Hardcover VERY GOOD. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket bright. 
1953. Originally published February, 1944. Pink cloth hardcover with gilt lettering (7 1/2 x 5 inches). Original binding. Pictorial Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 255pp. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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11 Brahms, Caryl and S. J. Simon Titania Has a Mother
London: Michael Joseh Hardcover VERY GOOD. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket bright. Jacket has minor edgewear to spine head. 
1950. Originally published November, 1944. Cloth hardcover. Blue with white lettering (7 1/2 x 5 inches). Yellow and grey dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Original price Sterling to front cover. Publisher's stain to top edges. 195pp. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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12 Brophy, John Spear Head
Toronto: Collins Hardcover VERY GOOD in GOOD jacket. Textblock appears clean. Binding sound. Owner's name. Minor edgewear to jacket. Jacket bright. 
1943. Original binding. Cloth hardcover. Dust jacket now in clear plastic BRODART protector. Original price to endflap. 255pp. British commandos. WWII. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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13 Callison, Brian Trapp's Peace (SIGNED)
London: Collins Hardcover F/F. Price clip. Number of book penned to top corner of fep. 
1979. British Edition. True First. Hardcover. Grey cloth with gilt stamping. Dust Jacket in plastic protector. 180pp. First in the Trapp series. 8th novel of nautical fiction. SIGNED on book plate with authentic LETTER TO BUYER on "BRIAN CALLISON" letterhead dated, January 7, 1980: "Dear Miss .: A Good New Year to you! Delighted to return your book plate, as I am to have heard from you again. Thanks for your comments about Trapp's Peace. I must confess I understand your confusion; he's a rather irritating man at the best of times. I do hope you are well, and that the Eighties provide every happiness you could wish for. Sincerely, Brian Callison." Excellent condition 
Price: 28.80 USD
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14 Carnegie, Sacha Red Dust of Africa
London: Peter Davies VERY GOOD in jacket. 
1959. First edition. Cloth hardcover. Dust jacket now in clear plastic BRODART protector. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 255pp. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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15 Claymore, Tod Flare Path: A Novel of the North Atlantic Bomber Patrol
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company. Tower Edition Hardcover VERY GOOD for age. Text-block appears clean. Pages toning (war-time production). Binding sound. Dust Jacket has minor edgewear with small tears. 
October, 1943. First printing this edition. Red cloth hardcover with blue labels. Publisher's stain to top edges. Pictorial dust jacket now protected in clear plastic BRODART cover. 279pp. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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16 Cobb, Thomas (Illustrated by Harold Lisle) Masterman's Mistake
London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Company, Ltd. Hardcover VERY GOOD in FAIR jacket. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket is bright but has a few chips and closed tears. 
Circa 1930s. Red cloth hardcover. Original binding. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Frontispiece. 240pp. 
Price: 16.20 USD
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17 Colin, Paul (trans by Alfred van Ameyden van Duym) Savage Play
New York: E. P. Dutton Company Hardcover VERY GOOD in jacket. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Dust Jacket has minor edgewear. 
1953. First Edition (Stated). Green Cloth hardcover with black lettering. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic BRODART cover. Original price to front endflap. 381pp. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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18 Cornwell, Bernard The Fort
New York: Harper Collins Hardcover FINE. Read once. 
2010. First Edition. First printing. Hardcover. DJ. Original price to front endflap. 468pp. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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19 Creighton, Luella High Bright Buggy Wheels
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Ltd. Hardcover VERY GOOD in GOOD jacket. Jacket has minor edgewear. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. 
1951. Cloth hardcover. First Canadian Edition. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. 351pp. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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20 Curwood, James Oliver The Country Beyond: a Romance of the Wilderness
Grosset & Dunlap; Jacket by Copp Clark Hardcover GOOD in FAIR jacket. Jacket has minor edgewear with chipping. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. 
c1922. Gift Inscription dated September 1925. Red cloth hardcover with black lettering. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Illustrated by Walt Louderback and with pictures from the William Fox movie production based on this novel. 340pp. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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