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Island Madness

By: Binding, Tim

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Picador: 1998

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11931

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 223mm x 140mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 360pp. Good +++/Good +++. Block edges have some dusting and a couple of smudges, book otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Price sticker on front flap. Novel set during the German occupation of the Channel Islands during WW2. Catalogue: Literature and novels. Keywords: Guernsey, occupation, collaboration View more info

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The Wrong Side of the Canvas

By: Connor, Alexandra

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 1989

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10693

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 220mm x 142mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 200pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Spine and boards a little bumped, block a little grubby from handling here and there, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. "A Private View into the Secret Lives of the World's Great Artists" which reveals the misconduct of many a master painter, from Caravaggio to Courbet. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: art, madne... View more info

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Wormwood - A Drama of Paris

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1891

Seller ID: 15413

Condition: Good


Hardback, 192mm x 125mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, , 476pp. Good/NoWrapper. Book has been read but still good and sturdy. Some light wear to corners, spine creased, block edges a little grubby from handling, differential fading to opening/closing pages, else clean and unmarked. "New Edition" of proto-modernist Corelli novel concerning the contemporary absinthe craze in Paris, first pubished in 1890. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: absinthe, madn... View more info

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Before the Fact - A Murder Story for Ladies

By: Iles, Francis

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1975

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 12575

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 193mm x 130mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 352pp. Good +++/Good +++. Owners inscription. Book is clean with minimal wear from age and handling. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Front flap clipped, spine colour just a little faded. Reissue of classic 1932 murder mystery novel. Catalogue: Crime Fiction. Keywords: crime, murder, madness This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ens... View more info

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Dark History of the Roman Emperors - From Julius Caesar to the Fall of Rome

By: Kerrigan, Michael

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books: 2015

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13988

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 251mm x 190mm decorated boards, 256pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has minimal wear from handling, sticker residue on front. "A wry and witty look at Roman mayhem, murder, incest, infanticide, sadism, sexual depravity and madness." Catalogue: Greek / Roman culture. Keywords: Caligula, Nero, Commodus, Claudius View more info

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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

By: Mackay (LL.D.), Charles

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge:

Seller ID: 8940

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 187mm x 125mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , viii prelims, 322pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Front endpaper is missing, book in otherwise fair condition. Spine and boards bumped but clean, binding weak, block darkened with age, a little foxing throughout, more so to opening and closing pages, block edges ragged. Mackay's classic and still-relevant account of some mass delusions of modern history, including th... View more info

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Battle in Bossenden Wood - The Strange Story of Sir William Courtenay

By: Rogers, P.G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, OUP - Readers Union: 1962

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 10420

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 190mm x 129mm mkar cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, x prelims, 241+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is tight and clean, with just a hint of darkening to top block edge only. Dustwrapper has some darkening around edges, some isolated smudging and a small stain on front, else clean and presentable. Remarkable true story of murder and madness in early Victorian England. Catalogue: Hist... View more info