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Author Surname & Category Pages Beginning L.
Authors, Surnames beginning L.   Category Pages Beginning L.
 
Lake, Chas. S. 'The Locomotive Simply Explained: A First Introduction to the Study of the Locomotive Engine: Fully Illustrated with Drawings and Photographs'. Published as booklet No. 17 in the Percival Marshall Model Engineer Series, 60pp, booklet format with staple binding (pbk), undated Lamb, Geoffrey. 'Victorian Magic', published in 1976 in Great Britain in hardback by Routledge & Kegan Paul, with dustjacket, 136pp, ISBN 0710084536. Condition: Very good, clean & tidy copy with very good dustjacket. Pages 80 and 81 have some mild surface damage from a liquid spill (no loss of readability). Price: £29.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers Author: L.B.S.C., a.k.a. "Curly". Title: Mona, A Simple 0-6-2 tank engine, published by Model & Allied Publications, specialist booklet No. 3, 80 pages. Condition: good, but cover worn & slightly frayed round spine, but otherwise fully intact & readable. There is a light dusty-dirtiness to the odd page. Price: £11.99 (not including postage, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.75 charge, more for overseas buyers) Leeper, Janet. 'English Ballet', King Penguin Books, 1945, hardcover,  52 pages. Condition: good, but with slightly dusty-dirty exterior and mild tanning internally (browning effect from ageing). Contains 16 beautiful colour plates containing scenes and costumes from English Ballet. Price: £1.15, not including p&p (which is Amazon's standard charge, currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Lem, Stanislaw. 'Memoirs Found in a Bathtub', published in September 1976 in the United States by Avon in paperback, 192pp, ISBN 0380004569. Condition: very good with a tiny tiny hole in the front cover near the top which penetrates through the next few pages (hardly noticeable). Price: £3.85, not including post & packing (which is £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Lengyel, Olga. 'Five Chimneys'. A book about the true documented chronicle of a woman who survived the horror of Adolf Eichmann's extermination camps, published in 1961 by Panther (Ziff-Davis), 224 pages. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon!
Lake, Chas. S. 'The Locomotive Simply Explained: A First Introduction to the Study of theLocomotive Engine: Fully Illustrated with Drawings and Photographs'. Published as booklet No. 17 in the Percival Marshall Model Engineer Series, 60pp, booklet format with staple binding (pbk), undated.

Category: Non Fiction/ Hobbies/ Model Railways

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Lamb, Geoffrey. 'Victorian Magic', published in 1976 in Great Britain in hardback by Routledge & Kegan Paul, with dustjacket, 136pp, ISBN 0710084536

Category: Magic

Condition: Very good, clean & tidy copy with very good dustjacket. Pages 80 and 81 have some mild surface damage from a liquid spill (no loss of readability).

Price: £29.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers

Author: L.B.S.C., a.k.a. "Curly". Title: Mona, A Simple 0-6-2 tank engine', published by Model & Allied Publications, specialist booklet No. 3, 80 pages.

Condition: good, but cover worn & slightly frayed round spine, but otherwise fully intact & readable. There is a light dusty-dirtiness to the odd page.

Category: Hobbies: Model Railways

Price: £11.99, not including p&p (which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)

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Leeper, Janet. 'English Ballet', published in 1945 by 'The King Penguin Books', Penguin Books. Hardcover, 52pp.

Condition: Good condition, with some slight dirtiness to the cover & very light tanning internally. Previous owner's name inside cover. Contains 16 beautiful colour plates containing scenes & costumes from English Ballet.

Price: £1.15, not including p&p (which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)

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Lem, Stanislaw. 'Memoirs Found in a Bathtub', published in September 1976 in the United States by Avon, in paperback, 192pp, ISBN 0380004569

Condition: Very good, clean & tidy, probably never read. Has a tiny tiny hole in the front cover which affects the next 20 pages (hardly noticeable)

Category: Science Fiction; Fantasy

Price: £3.85, not including p&p (which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)
Lengyel, Olga. 'Five Chimneys'. A book about the true documented chronicle of a woman who survived the horror of Adolf Eichmann's extermination camps, published in 1961 by Panther (Ziff-Davis), 224 pages.

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Category: Biographies & Memoirs: Survivors & Victims

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Levy, Emmanuel. 'Altar Piece', published in 1933 by H.F.W. Deane in paperback, 23pp. Condition: excellent, particularly for age-hardly used & very well looked-after. Staples (in spine) are slightly rusty. Price: £1.25, not including p&P, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers Lindo, Lloyd. 'Forces '88'. Hardcover book, Marshall Cavendish, 1987, 144 pages about the armed forces in 1988, particularly looking at terrorist weaponry at that time, and the US Sixth Fleet amongst other topics. Price £8.25, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge, currently £2.75 for UK customers, more for overseas buyers) Linklater, Eric. 'Crisis in Heaven', published in 1944 in Great Britain in hardback. Condition: Good with good dustjacket. Price: £3.45, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Joshi, S. T. (ed.). 'Collected Essays. Volume 2: Literary Criticism', published in 2004 in the U.S. by Hippocampus Press, 248pp, ISBN 0972164499. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon    
Levy, Emmanuel. Altar=piece: 'A Play In One Act', 1933. Published by H.F.W Deane. Paperback, 23 pages. Size: 19.7cm high by 12.2cm wide (small book)

Condition: is excellent for its age-hardly used & very well looked-after. Staples (binding) are rusty.

Price: £1.25, not including p&p (which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)

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Lindo, Lloyd (Editor). 'Forces '88''.Hardcover book, Marshall Cavendish, 1987, 144 pages about the armed forces in 1988, particularly looking at terrorist weaponry at that time, and the US Sixth Fleet amongst other topics.

ISBN. 086378168

Category: Non Fiction: Military & War

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Linklater, Eric. 'Crisis In Heaven', published in 1944 in Great Britain by Macmillan

Condition: Includes good condition dustwrapper, which although a little dusty/dirty, is in one piece with only the odd tiny rip or patch of rubbing. For a book this age, this is a pretty good condition

Category: Plays

Price: £3.45, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Joshi, S. T. (ed.). 'Collected Essays. Volume 2: Literary Criticism', published in 2004 in the U.S. by Hippocampus Press, 248pp, ISBN 0972164499.
This is the 2nd volume of the complete set of Lovecraft's non-fictional output (all collected together for the first time)

Category: Literary Analysis

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