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Baudolino by Umberto Eco

Baudolino by Umberto Eco lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop. Secker & Warburg, 2002, Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: It is April, 1204, and Constantinople, the splendid capital of the Byzantine Empire, is being … Continue reading

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Hotels with Empty Rooms by Harriett Gilbert

Hotels with Empty Rooms by Harriett Gilbert lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop. Hodder & Stoughton, 1973, Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: Graham Winter had come to the quiet family hotel in Brittany to … Continue reading

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Five Novels: Lolita; The Gift; Invitation to a Beheading; King, Queen, Knave; Glory; by Vladimir Nabokov

Five Novels: Lolita; The Gift; Invitation to a Beheading; King, Queen, Knave; Glory; by Vladimir Nabokov lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop. Collins, 1979, Hardback in dust wrapper. First in this edition. From the cover: The … Continue reading

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The Fourth of June by David Benedictus

The Fourth of June by David Benedictus lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop. Anthony Blond, 1962, Hardback in dust wrapper. 2nd impression. [First Edition: 1962] From the cover: Eton, with its totems and taboos, is a … Continue reading

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Untold Stories by Alan Bennett

Untold Stories by Alan Bennett hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Faber & Faber, 2005, Hardback in dust wrapper. 7th impression. [First Edition: 2005] From the cover: This is a collection of Alan Bennetts prose. The title piece is … Continue reading

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The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Viking, 1988, Hardback in dust wrapper. 10th impression. [First Edition: 1988] From the cover: Just before dawn one winters morning a hijacked jumbo-jet blows apart high above … Continue reading

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The Carved Cartoon: A Picture of the Past by Austin Clare Wilhelmina Martha James

The Carved Cartoon: A Picture of the Past by Austin Clare [Wilhelmina Martha James] hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Undated, Hardback. Illustrated by way of: Vignettes; Frontispiece; Good. Heavily bruised at the head, … Continue reading

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W. A. Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro Cosi fan tutte by Dennis Arundell

W. A. Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro Cosi fan tutte by Dennis Arundell hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Cassell, 1971, Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: This volume contains the complete libretti for Mozarts operas Le Nozze … Continue reading

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W. A. Mozart Die Zauberflo¨te Die Entfu¨hrung Aus Dem Serail by Brigid Brophy

W. A. Mozart Die Zauberflo¨te Die Entfu¨hrung Aus Dem Serail by Brigid Brophy hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Cassell, 1971, Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: This volume contains the complete libretti for Mozarts operas Die Zauberfldte … Continue reading

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Gale Force by Elleston Trevor

Gale Force by Elleston Trevor hits the £1 shelf in my shop. William Heinemann, 1956, Hardback in dust wrapper. 2nd impression, of a Special Edition for Book Clubs. [First Edition: 1956] From the cover: Still two hundred miles oft Lands … Continue reading

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