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Returning Officer. An Historical Novel (SIGNED). ISBN: 0969105908 / 0-9691059-0-8

By: Aiken, Gordon

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Gravenhurst, ON: RO Publishing:

Seller ID: 2635286

Condition: 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. View more info

Brick Lane (SIGNED)

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $21.60

Publisher: London: Doubleday Books:

Seller ID: 33424

Condition: 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. View more info

Mr. Jubenka

By: Alington, Adrian

Price: $21.60

Publisher: London: Chatto and Wingus:

Seller ID: 33493

Condition: 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. View more info

The Admirable Crichton

By: Barrie, James Matthew

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 2638315

Condition: 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. View more info

Michael Liddle: Search for the Bastion

By: Blake, R. D.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kitchener, ON: imotifbooks:

Seller ID: 2640288

ISBN: 9.78E+12

Condition: NEW


2012. First printing. Trade paperback. Pictorial wraps. 501pp. Fantasy novel, the second in the series. View more info

Michael Liddle: The Portal of Prophecy

By: Blake, R. D.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kitchener, ON: imotifbooks:

Seller ID: 2640289

ISBN: 9.78E+12

Condition: NEW


2012. 2nd printing. Pictorial wraps. Trade paperback. 449pp. First in a new series of fantasy novels. View more info

Eldorado Jane

By: Bottome, Phyllis

Price: $16.20

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber:

Seller ID: 2642138

Condition: 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. View more info

Titania Has a Mother

By: Brahms, Caryl and S. J. Simon

Price: $7.20

Publisher: London: Michael Joseh:

Seller ID: 2637380

Condition: 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. View more info

Spear Head

By: Brophy, John

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto: Collins:

Seller ID: 2641523

Condition: 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. View more info

Trapp's Peace (SIGNED)

By: Callison, Brian

Price: $21.60

Publisher: London: Collins:

Seller ID: 2082

Condition: 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... View more info

Red Dust of Africa

By: Carnegie, Sacha

Price: $10.80

Publisher: London: Peter Davies:

Seller ID: 2642087

Condition: VERY GOOD in jacket.


1959. First edition. Cloth hardcover. Dust jacket now in clear plastic BRODART protector. Original price Sterling to front endflap. 255pp. View more info

Flare Path: A Novel of the North Atlantic Bomber Patrol

By: Claymore, Tod

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company. Tower Edition:

Seller ID: 2629859

Condition: 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. View more info

Masterman's Mistake

By: Cobb, Thomas (Illustrated by Harold Lisle)

Price: $10.80

Publisher: London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Company, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2640110

Condition: 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. View more info

Savage Play

By: Colin, Paul (trans by Alfred van Ameyden van Duym)

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton Company:

Seller ID: 2629856

Condition: 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. View more info

The Fort

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York: Harper Collins:

Seller ID: 2631157

Condition: FINE. Read once.


2010. First Edition. First printing. Hardcover. DJ. Original price to front endflap. 468pp. View more info

High Bright Buggy Wheels

By: Creighton, Luella

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2637371

Condition: 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. View more info

Head Wind

By: Daniel, Hawthorne

Price: $14.40

Publisher: New York: MacMIllan Publishing:

Seller ID: 2640948

Condition: VERY GOOD in FAIR jacket. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound. Jacket has large chip to spine heel and top edge with edgewear.


1936. Original binding. First Edition. Cloth hardcover. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic Brodart protector. Original price to front endflap. Maps to endpapers. 177pp. View more info

Gisli the Outlaw (From the Icelandic)

By: Dasent, George Webbe (Retold by Albert E. Sims)

Price: $10.80

Publisher: London: George G. Harrap & Company:

Seller ID: 24714

Condition: GOOD. Pages clean. Binding sound. Fep missing. Pages toned. Minor wear to extremities.


nd. Circa 1900s. Blue decorative hardcover. Pictorial front cover. Frontispiece. 144pp. Ads. View more info

Mamista (SIGNED)

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $28.80

Publisher: New York: Harper Collins:

Seller ID: 2627613

Condition: NEAR FINE in GOOD jacket. A few nicks to top edge of jacket. Pages clean. Binding sound.


1991. SIGNED by the author directly to title page. No bookplate. Javier Romero cover design. Green cloth over brown boards. Hardcover. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic BRODART cover. Portrait of the author to rear panel. 410pp. View more info

Mamista (SIGNED)

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $63.00

Publisher: New York: Harper Collins:

Seller ID: 2629368

Condition: NEAR FINE in FINE jacket. Only flaw is moderate foxing to top edges.


1991. SIGNED by the author directly to title page. No bookplate. Javier Romero cover design. Green cloth over brown boards. Hardcover. Dust jacket now protected in clear plastic BRODART cover. Original price to front endflap. Portrait of the author to rear panel. 410pp. View more info