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Bagley, John. The Maid Who Was a Man. Undated paperback, published by Knole Park Press, Sevenoaks, UK.  (1930s?). 184pp. wholly intact & readable, light tanning to internal pages & previous owner's details just inside the cover. Price: £200.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon' s standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Bagley, John. 'Naked Spirit', published in early to mid 1950s (undated) by Knole Park Press, Sevenoaks, England, 256pp. Billed as a humourous novel. Condition: good with no dustjacket, with very light tanning to internal pages and gift message just inside cover. Price: £210.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)  Bagley, John. 'Wasp-Waisted Arabella', published in 1936 by Herbert Jenkins, 322pp, hardback - no dustjacket. Condition: Some dirtiness to cover, particularly on spine, but nothing serious . Price: £200.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers and more for overseas customers) Barbeau, Alfred. 'Life and Letters at Bath in the Eighteenth Century', published in 2009 (reprint) in Great Britain by The History Press in paperback, 286pp, ISBN 9781845886028. Condition: Brand New. Price: £7.20, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Bieganski, Zdzislaw. 'Sculptures. Juginder Lamba.' Hardcover book published by Woburn Fine Arts in 1986. 102 pages. Excellent condition. Contains many colour photos & lots of detail about the sculptor, his work and life. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access the Amazon UK listing for this title Queen, Ellery: 'The Blue Movie Murders'; Mandeville, D. E. 'Hotline Capricorn'; and Bleeck, Oliver: 'The Thief Who Painted Sunlight'. Very good condition hardcover leatherette volume, 508 pages, published by Odhams in 1974, ISBN 0600779203. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon
Bagley, John. 'The Maid Who Was a Man.' Knole Park Press Ltd, Sevenoaks, Kent, UK. Undated. Paperback, 184pp. Scarce copy.

Condition: wholly intact & readable, light tanning to internal pages & previous owner's details just inside the cover. Nice copy overall

Category: Fiction; John Bagley

Price: £200.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Bagley, John. 'The Naked Spirit.' Knole Park Press, Sevenoaks, England. Undated hardcover, 256pp. Billed as 'A Humourous Novel'.

Condition: Good, no dustjacket, with very light tanning to internal pages & gift message just inside cover, plus 'R' written in top corner. Overall a very decent and very rare book

Category: Fiction; John Bagley

Price: £210.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Bagley, John. 'Wasp-Waisted Arabella.'

Published by Herbert Jenkins in 1936, 1st Edition. Exceptionally rare & unusual book. Companion book in series also available called the Naked Spirit

Category: Fiction; John Bagley

Price: £200.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Barbeau, Alfred. 'Life and Letters at Bath in the Eighteenth Century', published in 2009 (reprint) in Great Britain by The History Press in paperback, 286pp, ISBN 9781845886028

Condition: Brand New

Category: English Towns - Somerset

Price: £7.20, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Bieganski, Z. 'Lamba, Juginder. Sculptures' published by Woburn Fine Arts, 1986. Hardcover, 102pp

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Bleeck, Oliver: 'The Thief Who Painted Sunlight'; Queen, Ellery: 'The Blue Movie Murders'; and Mandeville, D. E. 'Hotline Capricorn'.Hardback leatherette volume, 508 pages, published by Odhams in 1974, ISBN 0600779203. Exceptionally scarce

Category:Murder Mystery: Anthologies

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Bloodworth, Dennis. Trapdoor. Published in 1980 by Book Club Associates. Very good condition. Price: £2.99, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Bloom Issue 11 Bonfiglioli, Kyril; and Parkhill-Rathbone, J. 'Science Fantasy, Volume 24: Issue 74, July 1965', published by Compact, 128pp, paperback. Condition: Nice, clean, readable, but vintage condition copy. Well looked-after for its age. Price: �4.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently �2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Boussey, Jumana. 'Microsystems Technology: Fabrication, Test & Reliability', published by Kogan Page Science in hardback with dustjacket, 295pp, ISBN 1903996473. Click for more information, including pricing Bova, Ben (Ed.). Analog, issue XCV:4, published in 1975 by Conde Nast, 178pp. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access the listing for this title on Amazon UK Bradford, William; and Braham, Helen. 'Master Drawings from the Courtauld Collections' published in 1991 in Great Britain in hardback with dustjacket, 208pp, ISBN 090463065. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access a prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK
Bloodworth, Dennis. 'Trapdoor', published by Book Club Associates, 1980, 230pp.

Condition: Excellent, clean copy with similarly very good condition dustjacket.

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Bloom, Issue 11

Nice glossy, very good condition (like new) 146 page issue - a trend magazine for flowers and plants and how they relate to fashion, interiors and other industries

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Bonfiglioli, Kyril.(ed) with Parkhill-Rathbone, J. (associate ed.)Science Fantasy, Volume 24: Issue 74. July 1965. Paperback, 128pp.

Condition: Very good condition, well looked-after, stiff binding, so it hasn't been used much.

Includes:
a) Keith Roberts' 'The Furies'
b)A Distorting Mirror by Mackelworth, R. W.
c) The Door by Alistair Bevan
d) The Criminal by Johnny Byrne

Category:Science Fiction

Price: £4.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Boussey, Jumana. 'Microsystems Technology: Fabrication, Test & Reliability', published by Kogan Page Science in hardback with dustjacket, 295pp, ISBN 1903996473

Category: Electronics

The Microsystems technology (MST) industry has developed out of microelectronics. Products using MST contain embedded microsensors and microactuators, adding value to a number of industrial products & reducing unit cost and increasing functionality. Two examples are airbags and inkjet printer heads

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Bova, Ben (ed.). Analog, Issue XCV:4. Good/Acceptable condition monthly publication from Conde Nast. Editon No. XCV:4. 178 pages. Approximately A5 size. Pages are mildly tanned and back cover is missing. Otherwise all pages are present and in good intact condition. Novelettes: Crazy Oil by Brenda Pearce; the Sixth Face by Thomas Sullivan. Short Stories: To Be or Not to Be by Alecs Baird; Doing Lennon by Gregory Benford. Serial: The Concluding Part to Lifeboat by Gordon R. Dickson and Harry Harnison. Science Fact: The Economics of the Robot Revolution by James S. Albus. Special Feature: Cover Artist: Rick Sternbach.

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Bradford, William; and Braham, Helen. 'Master Drawings from the Courtauld Collections' published in 1991 in Great Britain in hardback with dustjacket, 208pp, ISBN 0904563065

Category: Art

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Brosnan, John. 'The Cinema of Science Fiction: Future Tense', published in 1978 in hardback by Macdonald & James, 320pp, ISBN 035404222x. Good condition, clean & readable copy, with faded dustjacket. Price: £5.39, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers and more for overseas orders)          
Brosnan, John: 'The Cinema of Science Fiction: Future Tense.' 1978, Hardcover, 320 pages.

Price: £5.39, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)


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