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[901] Allen, Grant. An African Millionaire - Episodes in the Life of The Illustrious Colonel Clay. London: Grant Richards, 1897. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Fair 5 x 7 - 5" - 317 pages - green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front board - gilt illustrations to front board - top edge gilt - other edges uncut - a little loose - but a nice bright copy  £400.00

[12079] Bedford, Martyn. Black Cat. London: Viking., 2000. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-670-87965-7. ...but as they hunt their quarry, they close in on other dangerous truths: about themselves, about each other and about obsession itself.  £4.50

[9938] Bentine, Michael. Condor and the Cross, The - An adventure novel of the Conquistadors. London: Bantam, 1987. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0-593-01265-8. 5.5" x 8.75", 398pp. red cloth with gilt title to spine. dustwrapper. fine/fine. this is an historical novel by Michael Bentine, best known as a founder member of the Goon Show, he is the proud holder of the Peruvian Order of Merit, as was his grandfather Don Antonio Bentin Palamero.  £10.00

[3375] Burroughs, Edgar Rice. Jungle Girl. London: Odhams, 1933. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5 x 7.5". 248pp. red cloth with black. spine faded. top edge dusty, other edges lightly foxed, not affecting contents.  £15.00

[3246] Burroughs, Edgar Rice. Beasts of Tarzan, The. London: Methuen, 1935. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 4.75 x 7.25"; 247pp; blue cloth with black; good reading copy;  £5.00

[12705] Clancy, Tom. Tom Clancy's Op-centre: Games of State. London: Harper Collins, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-00-225449-2. Paul Hood and his team are buying new technology for the regional Op-Centre in Germany, where they become entangled with a group of neo-Nazis who plan to use cutting-edge technology to spread their message, promote hate and resurrect dead dreams to cause turmoil throughout the world.  £15.00

[10187] Clancy, Tom. Ruthless.com - Tom Clancy's Powerplays. London: Penguin, 1998. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-14-027924-5. 4.5" x 7"; 353pp; paperback; near mint condition;  £4.00

[1155] Cornwell, Bernard. Bloody Ground, The. London: Harper Collins, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5". 343pp. green cloth with silver. dustwrapper. a fine copy. the new novel in the Starbuck Chronicles - from the creator of Richard Sharpe. map to front of text.  £10.00

[12200] Crichton, Michael. Airframe. London: Century., 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7126-7563-9. What happened on board Flight TPA 545?  £10.00

[11745] Deighton, Len. Mexico Set. London: Grafton, 1990. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0586058214. 4.25" x 7"; 380 pages; paperback; good;  £4.00

[8542] Denis, John. Moscow Horse, The. London: Futura, 1978. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7088-1454-9. 4.25 x 7"; 313 pages; paperback; good copy;  £4.00

[1699] Fink Jon Stephen. Further Adventures. London: Minerva, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5 x 7.75"; 597pp; paperback; a clean copy;  £4.00

[9188] Forsyth, Frederick. Fist of God, The. London: Bantam, 1994. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-593-02798-1. 6.25 x 9.5; 493 pages; black cloth with silver gilt title to spine; dustwrapper; page edges lightly browning; vg/vg;  £35.00

[6707] Gardner, John. Licence Renewed. London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton, 1981. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 5.25 x 8"; 270pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; vg/vg;  £6.00

[4887] Gordon, Donald. Leap in the Dark. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1970. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0340128666. 5.25 x 8"; 221pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; very good copy;  £12.00

[7547] Grisham, John. Testament, The. London: Arrow, 1999. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.25 x 7". 473pp; good clean paperback copy, creases to spine.  £4.00

[3099] Grisham, John. Testament, The. London: Century, 1999. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 6.25 x 9.5"; 435pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; good clean copy;  £12.00

[737] Higgins, Jack. Presidents Daughter, The. London: Michael Joseph, 1997. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-718-14143-1. 6.5 x9.5"; 337pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a very clean copy;  £15.00

[3100] Higgins, Jack. Eagle Has Flown, The. London: Chapmans, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / Fair. 6.25 x 9". 268pp. black cloth with gilt, ring stain to rear board. dustwrapper with crease and minor tear to bottom front. good clean copy.  £5.00

[8664] Johnson, J. R.. Takeover. London: Grafton, 1989. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-586-20027-4. 4.25 x 7"; 460 pages; paperback; very good;  £4.00

[8663] Jones, Dickens. Rubicon One - Heart stopping suspense as the world reaches Midnight. London: Arrow, 1985. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-09-938640-2. 4.25 x 7"; 309 pages; paperback; very good;  £4.00

[8540] Kane, Jonathan. Triptych. London: Sphere, 1991. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7474-0776-2. 4.25 x 7"; 220 pages; paperback; good clean copy;  £4.00

[12057] Kerr, Philip. Esau. New York: Henry Holt & Company Inc., 1997. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-8050-5175-9. In his most dazzling thriller to date, Philip Kerr spins a tale of high adventure in which science, politics, human frailty combine to take us on a stunning foray into the wilder shores of evolution, leaving us to speculate uneasily about the true nature of man. Former owners name to free front endpaper.  £15.00

[8820] Llewellyn, Sam. Storm Force from Navarone. London: Harper Collins, 1996. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-00-225296-1. 6 x 9.5". 224 pages, blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, priceclipped. very good copy.  £7.00

[13579] London, Jack. Call of the Wild, The. New York: Harmony, 1977. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-517-53126-7. The first ever edition illustrated with photographs. Former owners name to front endpaper.  £10.00

[7856] McEwan, Ian. Innocent, The. London: Jonathan Cape, 1990. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-224-02783-2. 6.5 x 9.5". 231pp. blue cloth with silver. dustwrapper. very small dent to bottom edge, otherwise a very good copy.  £15.00

[4383] Motter, Dean. Prisoner, The - Book D - Departures. Canada: DC Comics, 1989. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Card. Very Good ISBN: B0015GVTUI . 6.75 x 10.25"; illustrated soft card covers; fully illustrated; very good copy;  £15.00

[10544] Munchausen, Baron or Raspe, R. E.. Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The. London: Warne, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Half-Leather. Very Good / No Jacket. 4.5 x 7"; xxvi + 268 pages; red cloth boards, red leather spine with embossed title; a very nice rebound book; illustrated with thirty-seven curious engravings for the Baron's own designs, and five woodcuts, by G. Cruikshank. Not dated.  £30.00

[10194] No Author. Courage and Peril. London: Collins Clear Type Press, . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 8" x 10.25". 128pp. dark red pictorial cover. spine illustration of shotgun, snow shoes, spears and curled flag. negative silver titles. coloured paste down picture of man fighting tiger to front board. numerous colour and black and white illustrations. very nice copy. circa 1909 per inscriptions.  £30.00

[5739] Orczy, Baroness. Scarlet Pimpernel, The - Four complete novels in one Volume. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1935. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / New. 5 x 7.5". 1279pp. beige cloth with black and red. The Scarlet Pimpernel, I Will Repay, Eldorado and Sir Percy Hits Back. front end paper split from spine, otherwise a good clean copy.  £50.00

[11181] Reeman, Douglas. Battlecruiser. London: Arrow, 1997. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-74-932350-7. 4.5" x 7"; 349pp; mint paperback;  £4.00

[12574] Reilly, Matthew. Area 7. Sydney: Macmillan., 2001. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-7329-1085-4. It is America's most secret base. hidden deep in the Utah dessert, and Air Force installation known only as Area 7... and today it has a visitor: the President of the United States.  £7.00

[8544] Ruff, Ivan. Blood Country. London: Grafton, 1989. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-586-20545-4. 4.25 x 7"; 317 pages; paperback; good clean copy;  £4.00

[8666] Saul, John Ralaston. Birds of Prey, The. London: Arrow, 1979. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-09-919500-3. 4.25 x 7"; 247 pages; paperback; very good;  £4.00

[3477] Seymour, Gerald. Heart of Danger, The. London: Harper Collins, 1995. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5". 397pp. burgundy cloth with gilt, small bump to bottom edge. dustwrapper. very good copy.  £10.00

[3473] Seymour, Gerald. At Close Quarters. London: Collins Harvill, 1987. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-00-271013-7. 6.25 x 9.5". 420pp. black cloth with gilt. dustwrapper. very good copy, page edges browned.  £15.00

[7554] Shute, Nevil. An Old Captivity. London: Pan, 1969. Third Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.25 x 7". 286pp. good clean paperback copy, creases to spine.  £3.00

[8659] Shute, Nevil. Beyond the Black Stump. London: Pan, 1972. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-330-02965-7. 4.25 x 7"; 270 pages; paperback; good;  £3.00

[8543] Shute, Nevil. No Highway. London: Pan, 1973. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-330-02072-2. 4.25 x 7"; 280 pages; paperback; good copy;  £4.00

[10414] Various Authors. Wide World Adventure. London: Collins, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Good / No Jacket. 8" x 10.25". 128pp. pictorial board cover, blue cloth spine with black titles. numerous black and white and colour illustrations. A south sea adventure by James Marx. How we captured Tun-Gwinne by Cpt W.H. Graves. Pearl Poachers by D.F.Seton-Carruthers. other contributors are Edgar Stevenson. Basil Tozer. H.Hervey. W.J. Mowbray. Edward Field. James L. Watson. W. Sherwill. J.H. Grimshaw. Emma Brewer. Alex Macdonald. Joseph Myers. Tom Bevan. C.Whitehead. Not dated, but appears c1919.  £20.00

[10783] Verne, Jules. Through the Behring Strait - Part II of the Fur Country. London: Arco, 1966. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5.25" x 8"; 192pp; brown cloth cover with gilt titles; no dustwrapper; good condition; edited by I. O. Evans;  £15.00

[13787] Williams, Eric. Dragoman Pass - An Adventure in the Balkans. London: Collins, 1959. Fifth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Signed by Author. Good / Fair. From the author of The Wooden Horse, based on a journey he and his wife made in 1956, when they were thrown out of Eastern Europe.  £30.00