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Pardoe, Margot. 'Bunkle and Belinda', published by Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited in 1948, hardcover with dustjacket, 216pp. See our Margot Pardoe page to see list of titles, prices and availability Parrish, J.M.; and Crossland, John R. The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries, published by Odhams Press in 1936, 766 pages. Good condition, no dustjacket. Quite well looked-after with some mild tanning to internal pages (browning effect from ageing). Price:£5.50 (not including postage, which for UK buyers is £2.75, more for overseas customers Patterson, James. 'Cross Country', published in 2008 in Great Britain by Century in hardback with dustjacket, 425pp, ISBN 9781846052569. Condition: 1st Edition, very good++ condition with very good dustjacket (not price-clipped). Price: £7.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Pearse, Bowen. 'Kent Heroes: Brave Resourceful and True', published in 2002 in Great Britain by JAK in paperback, 184pp, ISBN 0952349167. Condition: Very good, clean & tidy copy, well looked-after. Price: £7.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Presland, John. Lynton and Lynmouth. A Pageant of Cliff & Moorland. Published by Chatto and Windus in 1919 (reprint), dark green cloth hardcover with gold lettering, 200pp, with 12 pages of book adverts at back. Illustrated in colour by Frederick J. Widgery. Condition: good, with previous owner's bookplate in front and small Xmas message from 1981 just inside front cover. Price: £9 (not including postage) Preston, Antony & Batchelor, John. 'Battleships 1856-1919', published by  Preston, Antony; and Batchelor, John (artist). Battleships 1856-1919, an excellent condition 64 page colour fact & illustration-packed publication from Phoebus Publishing Co. Published in 1977, this was part of their Phoebus History of the World Wars Special series. Sorry, sold out, but click to access prebuilt search for this title on Abebooks
Pardoe, Margot. 'Bunkle and Belinda', published by Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited in 1948 , hardcover with dustjacket, 216pp.

It has been beautifully illustrated by Julie Neild with black & white sketches interspersed with the text.

Category: Margot Pardoe

Price: £105.00, 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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Parrish, J.M.; and Crossland, John R. 'The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries', published by Odhams Press in 1936, 766 pages.

Category:Crime Fiction: Anthologies

Condition: Good condition, no dustjacket. Quite well looked-after with some mild tanning to internal pages (browning effect from ageing).

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Price: £5.50, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Patterson, James. 'Cross Country', published in 2008 in Great Britain by Century in hardback with dustjacket, 425pp, ISBN 9781846052569.

Condition: 1st Edition, very good++ condition with very good dustjacket (not price-clipped)

Category: James Patterson

Price: £7.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

 

Pearse, Bowen. 'Kent Heroes: Brave Resourceful and True', published in 2002 in Great Britain by JAK in paperback, 184pp, ISBN 0952349167

Condition: Very good, clean & tidy copy, well looked-after

Category: Local History

Price: £7.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Presland, John. Lynton and Lynmouth: A Pageant of Cliff and Moorland. Illustrated by Frederick J. Widgery. Published (reprinted) in 1919 by Chatto and Windus, London. 200pp, with 12 pages of textual adverts for other Chatto & Windus titles. No dustjacket.

Condition: Good, with personal bookplate and a previous owner's name & tiny message just inside front cover. Illustrations are very nice and really add to the quality of the edition.
Additional Picture: Doone Valley In Winter

Category:Non Fiction: Geography: UK: Southern England

Price: £10.00, not including postage, which is Amazon's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Preston, Antony; and Batchelor, John (artist). 'Battleships 1856-1919', 64pp, colour illustrated. Phoebus Publishing Co., 1977, part of their Phoebus History of the World Wars Special series. Looks at: The First Ironclads: Birth of the Battleship; "The Blacksnakes of the Channel":Gloire and Warrior; Broadsides and Barbettes: The First Turret Ships; Capital Ships:The First True Battleships; Lesson in the East: The Battle of Tsushima; Dreadnought; Birth of the High Seas Fleet; The Battleships' Great War; Jutland; Adversaries in the Adriatic; The Old Ships Fight Back: Pre-Dreadnoughts at War; From Jutland to Scapa Flow.
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Preston, Antony; and Batchelor, John. 'Battleships 1919-1977'. Partwork published by Phoebus Publishing Co in their Phoebus History of the World Wars Special. 64 pages, A4 magazine format. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Abebooks Prokashoni, Prottasha. 'Quest for Democracy', published in 1990 by Amnesty International in paperback, 96pp. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK        
Preston, Antony; and Batchelor, John (artist). 'Battleships 1919-1977', 64pp, colour illustrated.
Phoebus Publishing Co, 1977, part of their Phoebus History of the World Wars Special series. Looks at: 'Cut Down By Washington': The Treaty for the Limitation of Naval Armament
The Second Naval Race:New Construction Programmes
Rising Sun:Challenge in the Pacific
The Second Test
Action in the Mediterranean
Twilight of the Kriegsmarine
Battleships in Shadow
The Giants Slip Away

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Prokashoni, Prottasha. Quest for Democracy. Amnesty International Report on Bangladesh, 1971-1990. Published 6th September 1990, 96pp

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