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Cain, Tubal. 'Building the Overcrank Engine Georgina', published by MAP in 1981, pbk, 54pp, ISBN 0852427470. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this item on Amazon UK Cameron, P.J. & Van Tilborg, H.C.A. A Collection of Contributions in Honor of Jack Van Lint. Topics in Discrete Mathematics 7. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Chambers, Harry (ed.), 'AN ENORMOUS YES in memoriam Philip Larkin (1922-1985), first published in 1986 in Great Britain in paperback, 68pp, ISBN 0905291859. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access a prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK Chant, Christopher. 'An Illustrated Data Guide to World War II Fighters', compiled by Christopher Chant, first published in Great Britain in 1997 in hardback with dustjacket, 77pp, ISBN 1855018594. Very good condition copy with very good dustjacket (not price-clipped). Price: £1.65, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Signed by author. Chaturvedi, Ravi. 'Millennium's Greatest Indian Cricketers', published in 2000 in India by Saru Prakashan in paperback, 163pp, ISBN 8187041013. Condition: Signed by author, with the author's own stamp on the bottom corner of the page just inside the front cover. Price: £250, based on the rarity of this book and the sheer expertise of the author that it incorporates. Not including post and packing (which is £2.80 for UK buyers and more for overseas customers) Christie, Agatha. 'The Clocks' and 'After the Funeral'.  Special hardcover book with dustjacket, published in 1990 for WHSmith, 346 pages. ISBN 0002237172. Condition: very good. Price £3.99 (not including p&p-specified when you buy!)
Cain, Tubal. 'Building the Overcrank Engine Georgina', published in 1981 by MAP, pbk, 54pp, ISBN 0852427470

Category: Tubal Cain

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Cameron, P.J. (Guest Editor) & Van Tilborg, H.C.A. 'A Collection of Contributions in Honour Of Jack Van Lint'. Published by North-Holland 1992, 504 pages. Reprinted from the Journal Discrete Mathematics, Volumes 106/107, 1992. ISBN 0444898085

Category: Science & Nature: Mathematics

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Chambers, Harry (ed.), 'AN ENORMOUS YES in memoriam Philip Larkin (1922-1985), first published in 1986 in Great Britain in paperback, 68pp, ISBN 0905291859

Category: Poetry-anthologies

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Illustrated Data Guides
Chant, Christopher
. 'An Illustrated Data Guide to World War II Fighters', first published in Great Britain in 1997 in hardback with dustjacket, 77pp, ISBN 1855018594

Condition: Very good condition copy with very good dustjacket (not price-clipped)

Category: Military: Illustrated Data Guides

Price: £1.65, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Includes data and development history on the following bombers:
1. Focke-Wulf Fw 190
2. Hawker Hurricane
3. Messerschmitt Bf 109
4. Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa 'Oscar'
5. Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
6. Yakonlev Yak-9

Chaturvedi, Ravi. 'Millennium's Greatest Indian Cricketers', published in 2000 in India by Saru Prakashan in paperback, 163pp, ISBN 8187041013

Condition: Signed by author, with the author's own stamp on the bottom corner of the page just inside the front cover

Category: Sports Writing and Writers

Price: £250, based on the rarity of this book and the sheer expertise of the author that it incorporates. Not including post and packing (which is £2.80 for UK buyers and more for overseas customers)

Book has been signed by the author

Agatha Christie. "The Clocks; and After The Funeral." Two book special produced for WHSmith in 1990 by Grafton Books, ISBN 0002237172, 346 pages

The Clocks was originally published in 1963; and After The Funeral was originally published in 1953.
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Condition: Good, clean copy, ex-library with very good condition dustjacket.

Category: Murder Mystery

Price: £3.99 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Christie, Agatha. Postern of Fate. 1975. Hardcover in leatherette cover. Published by the Companion Book Club (The Hamlyn Publishing Group). 254 pages. Price: £3.50. Clark, Leonard (selected by; editor); Hughes, Shirley (illustrator). Flutes and Cymbals: Poetry for the Young, published in 1968 in Great Britain, in hardback with dustjacket, 104pp, ISBN 0370010906. Condition: Good, but slightly worn and vintage condition; The dustjacket and book both show signs of age and use - the dj has had the price clipped from the front flap and it has wear to the edges, particularly the top and bottom of the spine and the top back edge where it is creased and suffering from tiny little rips to the edge. There's a 1cm tear on the back bottom edge. Price: £8.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard price (£2.80 for UK buyers; more for overseas customers) Click picture to buy. Art Cohn's Around the World in 80 Days, hardcover, Random House, approx 1956. Price: £4.54 (includes p&p for UK first class delivery. Int'l rates available upon request) Constanduros, Mabel and Denis. 'Short and Sweet: Sketches for Both Sexes'. French's Acting Edition No. 379. Published by Samuel French in 1941. 36 pages. Price: £6.99 (not including postage, which is Amazon's standard charge, currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers Collingwood, R.G. and Wright, R. P. 'The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, Volume II. Instrumentum Domesticum', published in 1991 in Great Britain in hardback, 152pp, ISBN 0862998204. Condition: 3 copies in stock - all 3 have a bump and crumpled dustjacket on different corners (only a minor superficial fault). All three books are in very good condition with very good dustjacket. All are actually brand new remainder stock. Prices: £15.00, £15.25 and £15.50, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK 's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK customers, more for overseas buyers) Collingwood, R. G. and Wright, R. P. 'The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, Volume II. Instrumentum Domesticum. Fascicule 5', published in 1993 in Great Britain in hardback with dustjacket, 170pp, ISBN 0750903198. Condition: 7 new and 2 like new (near fine) condition. Price: £15.00 for new, £14.55 for the two like new copies. Does not include postage and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)
Christie, Agatha 'Postern of Fate'. Hardcover in leatherette cover. Published in 1975 by the Companion Book Club (The Hamlyn Publishing Group). 254 pages.

Condition: Good/very good. Nice clean copy, well looked-after.
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Price: £3.50 (not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge of £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Clark, Leonard (selected by; editor); Hughes, Shirley (illustrator). 'Flutes and Cymbals: Poetry for the Young', published in 1968 in Great Britain, in hardback with dustjacket, 104pp, ISBN 0370010906

An anthology of classic poetry for the older child

Condition: Good, but slightly worn and vintage condition

Category: Poetry Anthologies

Price: £8.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard price (£2.80 for UK buyers; more for overseas customers)

Cohn, Art. 'Around The World in 80 Days: The Story of the World's Most Honored Show'. Hardcover. Random House New York, approx 1956 Publication accompanying film

Price: £4.25 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge of £2.80 for purchases made by UK customers and more for overseas buyers

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Constanduros, Mabel and Denis. 'Short and Sweet: Sketches for Both Sexes'. French's Acting Edition No. 379. Published by Samuel French in 1941 , 36pp

Condition: good, clean copy.

Category: Entertainment:
Theatre

Price: £6.99 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge of £2.80 for purchases made by UK customers and more for overseas buyers

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Collingwood, R.G. and Wright, R. P. 'The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, Volume II. Instrumentum Domesticum. Fascicule 2' published in 1991 in Great Britain in hardback, 152pp, ISBN 0862998204

Covers: weights, a gold vessel, silver vessels, bronze vessels, lead vessels, pewter vessels, shale vessels, glass vessels and spoons

Condition: 3 copies in stock - all vg; all have a bump and crumpled dustjacket on different corners (only a minor superficial fault)

Category: Ancient History - Roman

Prices: £15.00, £15.25 and £15.50, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK 's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers)

Collingwood, R. G. and Wright, R. P. 'The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, Volume II. Instrumentum Domesticum. Fascicule 5', published in 1993 in Great Britain in hardback with dustjacket, 170pp, ISBN 0750903198

Covers: tile stamps of the Classis Britannica (British Fleet); imperial, procuratorial and civic tile stamps; stamps of private tilers; inscriptions on relief-patterned tiles and graffiti on tiles

Condition: 7 new and 2 like new (near fine) condition

Category: Ancient History - Roman

Price: £15.00 for new, and £14.55 for the two 'like new' copies. Does not include postage and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers)
Corrie, Joe. 'John Grumlie: A Play in One Act', by Joe Corrie, published by Brown, Son and Ferguson, Ltd, 52-58 Darnley Street, Glasgow, S1, undated, paperback, 28 pages. No. 128 in the Scottish Plays series. Price: pound;2.99, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge, currently �2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers Cox, Charles. 'Rambles in Surrey', published in 1910 in Great Britain by Methuen, 1st Edition. Condition: good, but slightly worn with use, particularly on the exterior. Price: £7.50, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Creasey, John. The Toff Takes Shares. Condition: good, but vintage. Price: £3.5 (not including p&p, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.75 charge, more for overseas buyers) Creasey, John. 'Murder, London-Miami', published in 1971 in Great Britain by Hodderr in paperback, 160pp, no ISBN. Condition: good with some slight creasing down the top corner of the front dj. Price: £1.45, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currenlty £2.75 for UK buyers and more for overseas customers) Creasey, John. Murder, London-Australia. Price: £1.75 (not including p&p, which for UK buyers is £2.75, more for overseas buyers)
Corrie, Joe. "John Grumlie : A Play in One Act", by Joe Corrie, published by Brown, Son and Ferguson, Ltd, 52-58 Darnley Street, Glasgow, S1, 1946, paperback, 28 pages. No. 128 in the Scottish Plays series.

Category: Entertainment: Theatre

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Charles Cox, J. "Rambles in Surrey". Published by Methuen in 1910, 1st Edition.

Condition: Good

Quite scarce volume . You can find a companion volume called Rambles in Kent.

Price: £8.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge of £2.80 for purchases made by UK customers and more for overseas buyers

Creasey, John "The Toff Takes Shares", published in 1965 Hodder paperback, 190pp.

Condition:Has some slight wear (rubbing) to cover edges and light tanning to internal pages (browning effect from ageing). Back cover has crease across top corner. Overall a very decent copy of a now scarce book.

Category: John Creasey

Price: £3.5 (not including p&p, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)

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Creasey, John. 'Murder, London-Miami', published in 1971 by Hodder, pbk, 160 pp.

Condition: Has some slight creasing to the top corner of the front cover and down the spine (reading creases). Internal pages are slightly tanned with age

Category: John Creasey

Price: £1.99 (not including p&p, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)

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Creasey, John. 'Murder, London-Australia', published in 1967 by Pan, pbk, 172pp

Condition: Has some light tanning to internal pages (browning effect from ageing). Has the odd slight mark and very light crease to the cover

Category: John Creasey

Price: £1.75 (not including p&p, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)

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