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Collected short stories

by Amis, Kingsley

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780091434304
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£9.04

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Hutchinson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0091434300 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with a small mark on the endpaper where a label has been removed, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is slightly faded at the spine. Appears little used. 286 pages, 16 short stories… Read more
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The Riverside Villas murder

by Amis, Kingsley

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780224008624
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£9.04

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Jonathan Cape Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0224008625 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 224 pages .
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Jake's thing

by Amis, Kingsley

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780091343903
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£9.04

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Hutchinson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0091343909 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 286 pages .
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Ending up

by Amis, Kingsley

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Second Printing
ISBN
9780224009881
Item Price
£10.33

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Jonathan Cape Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0224009885 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright dustjacket, clipped & repriced by the publisher. Appears little used. 176 pages .
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Brain Street

by Toner, Barbara

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780356122113
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£9.04

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Macdonald & Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0356122115 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Pages are age-toned, but otherwise appears little used. 208 page humorous novel .
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Quick service

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780257661780
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£15.49

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Barrie & Jenkins. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1980. Reprint. Hardcover. 0257661786 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which has faded from orange to yellow at the spine. Appears little used. .
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The adventures of Sally, with, The girl on the boat [2 volumes]

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1923
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
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£12.91

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Herbert Jenkins. Fair with no dust jacket. 1923. Reprint. Hardcover. Two decent hardback short story collections. Both are clean and tightly bound in orange pictorial cloth, and the boards are worn at the corners and edges. Both have a previous owners name on the endpaper. Both are reprints, from 1923 & c.1927/8 respectively .
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The coming of Bill, with, A damsel in distress, and, A gentleman of leisure [3 volumes]

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1922
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
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£15.49

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Herbert Jenkins. Fair with no dust jacket. 1922. Reprint. Hardcover. Three decent reading copies.All are hardbacks; the first two are bound in orange cloth, and 'Gentleman' is in green. The boards are rubbed at the corners, and two have a previous owners name on the front endpaper, and 'Damsel' is from a private library and has stamps… Read more
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Laughing gas, with, If I were you, and, The luck of the Bodkins [3 books]

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1932
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
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£19.37

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Herbert Jenkins. Good with no dust jacket. 1932. Reprint. Hardcover. Three hardback books with no inscriptions, pages are browned at edges, bound in orange cloth, a little worn at the spine ends & corners. Two 5th printings and one 6th printing, all are undated but probably 1940's (all are after 'Uncle Fred in the springtime', which came… Read more
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Summer moonshine, with, Laughing gas [2 volumes]

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Second Printing
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Herbert Jenkins. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1936. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Two nice hardbacks; both are clean and tightly bound in orange cloth, and have the usual age-toning to the page edges, but no inscriptions. Both are second printings, 'Summer' probably from 1936, as 'Lord Emsworth & others' had just been published, and 'Laughing gas'… Read more
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Psmith in the City

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Fourteenth Printing
Item Price
£16.14

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Adam & Charles Black. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1950. Reprint; Fourteenth Printing. Hardcover. Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a tatty unclipped dustjacket which is torn with 3" loss at the foot of the spine and a couple of nicks elsewhere. 266 pages .
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Mike: a public school story

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1932
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint
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£16.14

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Adam & Charles Black. Good with no dust jacket. 1932. Reprint. Hardcover. Hardback book with no inscriptions, bound in blue pictorial cloth, worn at the spine ends & corners, spine dulled. 340 pages, 4 colour plates .
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Mike at Wrykyn

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
New edition
ISBN
9780257660660
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£12.91

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Barrie & Jenkins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. New edition. Hardcover. 0257660666 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with a lengthy inscription on the front endpaper, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Apart from the inscription, appears little used, probably unread. 190 page school story, first published in this form in 1953 .… Read more
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Anybody can do anything

by Macdonald, Betty

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1950
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£10.33

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Hammond, Hammond & Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has discoloration at edges, pages age-toned, name on first page else no inscriptions. 188 pages .
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The walker-through-walls: and other stories

by Ayme, Marcel

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9780370014708
Item Price
£25.82

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The Bodley Head Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First English Edition. Hardcover. 0370014707 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 288 pages, introduction by Norman Denny .
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The Harpole report

by Carr, J. L

Seller
Aucott & Thomas
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780436086106
Item Price
£129.12

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Secker and Warburg. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0436086107 . Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page, but has no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a short (less than ½") closed edge tear,… Read more
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Boon, the mind of the race, the wild asses of the devil, and the last trump: being a first selection from the literary remains of George Boon, appropriate to the times

by Bliss, Reginald (H. G. Wells)

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1920
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
Second Edition
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£12.91

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T. Fisher Unwin. Good with no dust jacket. 1920. Second Edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth is rubbed at corners, page edges a little browned, non-authorial gift inscription on front endpaper otherwise internally unmarked. 320 pages, a few illustrations in the text .
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The comic-book book

by Thompson, Don & Lupoff, Dick (eds)

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780870001932
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£12.91

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U.S.A: Arlington House. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0870001930 . Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is creased at the front foldover and a little chipped at the spine ends. Appears little used. 360 pages, illustrations in the text .
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The rivet in grandfather's neck: a comedy of limitations

by Cabell, James Branch

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1924
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£10.33

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Bodley Head. Good with no dust jacket. 1924. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback bound in green cloth with dark green titles, fore edge rough cut, cloth worn at corners, contents a little fox-spotted, initials/place/date on front endpaper else no inscriptions. [xvi] + 368 pages, author's preface .
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The cream of the jest: a comedy of evasions

by Cabell, James Branch

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Aucott & Thomas
Published
1920
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
Reprint; Second Printing
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£9.04

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U.S.A: Robert M. Mcbride & Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1920. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, fore edge untrimmed, cloth has only minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. [xvi] + 280 pages .
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