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Macbeth, George. 'In The Hours Waiting for the Blood to Come,' published by Victor Gollancz, 1975, 58 pages. Condition: good, ex-library. Has a couple of library markings in it, but not much. Price: £4.55 (not including postage & packing, which for Amazon's UK buyers is  £2.75, more for overseas buyers) Maccarthy, Bernard. Widows Are So Fascinating. Maccarthy, Bernard. 'The Duplicity of David: A Comedy in One Act', published in 1930 by James Duffy & Co. Ltd, pbk, 36pp. Condition: Wholly intact, quite clean & readable. Vintage state means its in acceptable to good condition with some slight wear and tear to cover. Price: £10.55, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Captain Donald MacIntyre., D.S.O, D.S.C. 'Sea Warfare 1939-1945'. Partwork from the Phoebus History of the World Wars Series, special publication. 64 pages, 1977. Price £3.95 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Mailer, Norman. "The Naked and the Dead", published in July 1949 by Allen Wingate in hardback, 730pp. Sorry, sold out but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK Mais, S.P.B. England of The Windmills. Green cloth hardcover, 1st Edition, no dustjacket, published by J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd, 1931. Good condition, with small section of the bottom of page xiv of the preface missing (no effect on text). Price: £28.99 (not including £2.75 standard Amazon p&p charge for UK buyers, which increases for overseas buyers).
Macbeth, George. 'In The Hours Waiting for the Blood to Come,' published by Victor Gollancz, 1975, 58 pages, ISBN 0575019212

Condition: good, ex-library. Has a couple of library markings in it, but not much.

Category: Poetry: European

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Price: £4.55 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers depending on destination)

Bernard Maccarthy, J.
'Widows Are So Fascinating: A Comedy in One Act
', published in 1934 by M. H. Gill & Son Ltd, Dublin

Condition: Good condition paperback, 36 pages. Clean & readable & intact. Previous owner's name inside cover.

Price: £10.25 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers depending on destination)

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Bernard Maccarthy, J. 'The Duplicity of David: A Comedy in One Act.' published in 1930 by James Duffy & Co. Ltd of Dublin

Condition: Acceptable to good condition paperback, 36 pages, ome slight wear & tear to cover, but book is intact, relatively clean & readable.

Price: £10.55 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers depending on destination)

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Captain Donald MacIntyre.,D.S.O, D.S.C. 'Sea Warfare 1939-1945'. Partwork from the Phoebus History of the World Wars Series, special publication. 64 pages, 1977

Condition: Very good condition, clean copy. Price inked out on front cover. Lots of illustrations and facts, also maps. Good, detailed overview of the topic.

Category:Military & War

Contents:
A Sea War in Earnest
Battle in the Atlantic
Fluctuating Fortunes in the Med
Action in Arctic Waters
Decision in the Atlantic
Victory in the Med
The End of German Naval Power

Price: £3.95, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Mailer, Norman. 'The Naked and the Dead', published by Allen Wingate, London, 3rd impression, July 1949, 730pp. Hardcover.

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Mais, S.P.B. 'England of the Windmills'. Nice condition scarce 1st Edition hardcover published by J.M. Dent and Sons in 1931, 268 pages. No dustjacket.

Category:Non Fiction:Architecture/ Buildings

With drawings by F. L. Bussell. Covers the English regions West Sussex, East Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Rest of England. Indexed. Contains maps of all the windmills' locations and about 70 drawings. Has small section of bottom of page xiv of the preface missing (no effect on readability).

Price: £35.00 (not including postage, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, more for overseas buyers)

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Maitland, Leslie; Hucker, Jacqueline; Ricketts, Shannon. 'A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles' published by Broadview Press in 1999 (reprint), 223pp, ISBN 1551110024. Condition: very good, clean and tidy copy, well looked-after. Price: £7.20, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers; more for overseas customers) McKeag, Gordon. 'Bamburgh Castle Golf Club: The First 100 Years. 1904-2004', published in 2005 in Great Britain, in hardback, 222p, ISBN 1902527399. Condition: Very good with some slight creasing to the cover corners, which have curled up ever so slightly. Price:  £15.75, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Marsh, Ngaio. 'Clutch of Constables', published in 1968 by The Companion Book Club in Great Britain, 253pp, No ISBN, with dustjacket. Condition: very good, clean & tidy copy. Price: £1.85, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Marston, Edward. 'Inspector Colbeck's Casebook', published in 2014 by Alison & Busby in paperback, 285pp, ISBN 9780749016180. Condition: very good, clean & tidy copy. Price: £2.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers Massey, Wilfrid. 'Till Further Orders', an undated paperback publication, 72pp. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK Somerset Maugham, W. 'Far and Wide', two volume set published in 1955 by the Companion Book Club in red cloth hardback with black panel on spine, gilt lettering. Volume 1 is 812pp; Volume 2 is 738pp. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon!
Maitland, Leslie; Hucker, Jacqueline; Ricketts, Shannon. 'A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles' published by Broadview Press in 1999 (reprint), 223pp, ISBN 1551110024

Condition: very good, clean and tidy copy, well looked-after

Category: Architecture

Price: £7.20, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers; more for overseas customers)
McKeag, Gordon. 'Bamburgh Castle Golf Club: The First 100 Years. 1904-2004', published in 2005 in Great Britain, in hardback, 222p, ISBN 1902527399

Condition: Very good with some slight creasing to the cover corners, which have curled up ever so slightly

Category: Sports - Golf

Price: £15.75, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)
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Marsh, Ngaio. 'Clutch of Constables', published in 1968 by The Companion Book Club in Great Britain, 253pp, No ISBN, with dustjacket.

Condition: Very good, clean & nice; tidy copy.

Category:Murder Mystery

Price: £1.85, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Marston, Edward. 'Inspector Colbeck's Casebook', published in 2014 by Alison & Busby in paperback, 285pp, ISBN 9780749016180

Condition: very good, clean & tidy copy

Category: Marston, Edward

Price: £2.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers

Massey, Wilfred. 'Till Further Orders: A Comedy-Farce in Three Acts', Undated . Published by Wilfred Massey, 72pp.

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Somerset Maugham, W. 'Far and Wide', Nine Novels. Published in 1955 by The Companion Book Club.
Volume 1 is 812pp; Volume 2 is 738pp.

Category: Novels

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Melling, Maxine; and Little, Joyce (eds.) 'Building A Successful Customer-Service Culture: A Guide for Library and Information Managers', published by Facet Publishing in 2004 (reprint) in hardback, 212pp, ISBN 1856044491. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this item on Amazon Bowyer, Michael J. F. 'The Stirling Bomber', first published in 1980 in Great Britain by Faber and Faber in hardback with dustjacket, 225pp, ISBN 0571111017. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK Mitchell, Ronald. 'Long Live Elias!'. French's Acting Edition No. 518, 30 pages. Published in 1957 by Samuel French. Price:£8.00, not including post and packing (which is £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Moorcock, Michael. 'The King of the Swords', published in 1986 in Great Britain in paperback, 142pp, ISBN 0583119999. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK Mountford, Charles P. 'Before Time Began: Legends of the Dreamtime', published in 1976 in Great Britain in hardback, 96pp, ISBN 017005070X. Condition: Very good with very good dustjacket (not price-clipped). Has a small mark on the opening edge of the front cover and a tiny patch of surface loss on the back cover (price sticker?). Price: £16.85, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge Moyes, Philip J.R. 'RAF Jet Bomber Flypast', published in 1974 in Great Britain by Ian Allan Ltd in hardback, 64pp, ISBN 0711004994. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK
Melling, Maxine; and Little, Joyce (eds.) 'Building A Successful Customer-Service Culture: A Guide for Library and Information Managers', published by Facet Publishing in 2004 (reprint) in hardback, 212pp, ISBN 1856044491

Category: Management

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Military, Airforce
Bowyer, Michael J. F. 'The Stirling Bomber'
, first published in 1980 in Great Britain by Faber and Faber in hardback with dustjacket, 225pp, ISBN 0571111017

Category: Military - Airforce

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Mitchell, Ronald. 'Long Live Elias! A Comedy in One Act' published by Samuel French in 1957, 30 pages. French's Acting Edition No. 518.

Condition: Good, clean copy. Internally clean, externally slightly dusty.

Price: £8.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Moorcock, Michael. 'The King of the Swords', published in 1986 in Great Britain in paperback, 142pp, ISBN 0583119999

Category: Michael Moorcock

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Mountford, Charles P. 'Before Time Began: Legends of the Dreamtime', published in 1976 in Great Britain in hardback, 96pp, ISBN 017005070X

Condition: Very good with very good dustjacket (not price-clipped). Has a small mark on the opening edge of the front cover and a tiny patch of surface loss on the back cover (price sticker?)

Category: Anthropology

Price: £16.85, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge

Moyes, Philip J.R. 'RAF Jet Bomber Flypast', published in 1974 in Great Britain by Ian Allan Ltd in hardback, 64pp, ISBN 0711004994

Category: Military-Airforce

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