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1Q84
Murakami, Haruki
Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 2011. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Minor marks and wear to jacket. Edgewear to boards including bumping to board corners. Page block edges greyed and slightly spotted. First US edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good , slightly cocked. ISBN/EAN: 9780307593313. Very Good Condition
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34682  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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1Q84 : Book one, Book Two, Book Three
Murakami, Haruki
Harvill Secker, UK, 2011. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Suzanne Dean. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. Illustrator: Suzanne Dean. ISBN/EAN: 9781846555497. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39008  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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1Q84 : Book one, Book Two, Book Three
Murakami, Haruki
Harvill Secker, UK, 2011. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Suzanne Dean. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Edges foxed and browned. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. Illustrator: Suzanne Dean. ISBN/EAN: 9781846555497. Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39009  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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3 Aubrey Maturin novels - you choose
O'Brian, Patrick
Harper Collins, Australia, . 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Choose any six from the following, leave note in comments. A uniform set from the 2003 paperback editions with naval artwork. Master and Commander Post Captain HM S Suprise The Mauritius Command Desolation Island The Fortune of War The Surgeon's Mate The Ionian Mission Treasonís Harbour --------- The Reverse of the Medal The Letter of Marque The Thirteen-Gun Salute The Nutmeg of Consolation Clarissa Oakes ------------- The Commodore The Yellow Admiral The Hundred Days Blue at the Mizzen Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Edges browned slightly. Minor marks and wear to book. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35742  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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30,000 On the Hoof
Grey, Zane,
P. F. Collier, New York, 1940. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Light browning and spotting to page edges and prelims; light tape residue to endpapers; small previous owner name to first free page. Spine ends soiled and bumped; binding tight and square; inside pages clean. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 14003  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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5 Against the House
Finney, Jack
Eyre & Spottiswoode, UK, 1954. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. . Edgewear, including small chips and tears, and other wear to jacket. First UK edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Slight foxing front/rear pages, most of text is clean. Dust Jacket sun faded, titling legible. Edges moderately browned/ foxed. Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. Good Condition
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32062  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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6 Aubrey Maturin novels - you choose
O'Brian, Patrick
Harper Collins, Australia, . 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Choose any six from the following, leave note in comments. A uniform set from the 2003 paperback editions with naval artwork. Master and Commander Post Captain HMS Surprise The Mauritius Command Desolation Island The Fortune of War The Surgeon's Mate The Ionian Mission Treasonís Harbour --------- The Reverse of the Medal The Letter of Marque The Thirteen-Gun Salute The Nutmeg of Consolation Clarissa Oakes ------------- The Commodore The Yellow Admiral The Hundred Days Blue at the Mizzen Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Edges browned slightly. Minor marks and wear to book. Very Good Condition
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35743  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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6 Richard Bolitho novels
Kent, Alexander
Arrow Books, UK, . 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Form Line of Battle, Colours Aloft, To Glory We Steer, Cross of St. George, Honour This day, Second to None Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight. Very Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34417  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury
Pargeter, Edith,
ISBN: 0333137485
MacMillan, London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor spotting; publisher's compliments slip inside front. : JACKET: Moderate sunning to spine; some edge wear. ISBN: 0333137485. ISBN/EAN: 9780333137482. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 3365  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Boyar's Bounty: A Trilogy
Kamenyitzky and Leone F. Griffin, Zoltan G.
ISBN: 0646203673
Alucard Publishing, Australia, 1994. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. . Includes letter from publishers signed by authors. Edgewear, small tears and scrattling to jacket. Jacket spine faded/sunned. Minor marks to boards. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges greyed with dust marks. ISBN: 0646203673. ISBN/EAN: 9780646203676. Very Good Condition
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24992  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Christmas Carol
Dickens, Charles
Folio Society, UK, . 
 Hardcover (in Slipcase) Hardcover (in Slipcase). As New/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Michael Foreman. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). In original shrink wrap. Illustrator: Michael Foreman. As New
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37355  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Close Run Thing
Mallinson, Allan,
Bantam, UK, 1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. JACKET: Mild creasing to edges. Not price-clipped. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Fine Condition
Price: $47.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 1520  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Close Run Thing
Mallinson, Allan,
ISBN: 0593043731
Bantam, UK, 1999. First UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First UK Edition. Mildest of browning. Artwork matches that of the first printing: JACKET: Not price-clipped. Second Printing. ISBN: 0593043731. ISBN/EAN: 9780593043738. Fine Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 3158  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Coffin Full of Dreams
Hitt, Frisco
Souvenir Press, UK, 1975. First UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First UK Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Jacket lightly sun-faded to spine. Prior owner's signature in ink. Edges moderately browned. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 21115  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A complete set of Aubrey Maturin Novels including the unfinished one
O'Brian, Patrick
Harper Collins, Australia, 2003. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . A not totally uniform set but medium format copies with naval artwork. 19 from the 2003 redesign plus Blue Mizzen plus the large softcover format of the unfinished novel.**Will only be posted to Aus or NZ ** Master and Commander: Post Captain: H.M.S. Surprise: The Mauritius Command: Desolation Island: The Fortune of War: The Surgeon's Mate: The Ionian Mission: Treasonís Harbour: The Far Side of the World: The Reverse of the Medal: The Letter of Marque: The Thirteen-Gun Salute: The Nutmeg of Consolation: Clarissa Oakes: The Wine Dark Sea: The Commodore: The Yellow Admiral: The Hundred Days: Blue At The Mizzen: The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey: Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** Very Good Condition
Price: $120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35745  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Damsel in Distress
Wodehouse, P. G.,
Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1975. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Mild spotting and browning. : JACKET: Minor wear. Mild sunning to spine. Price-clipped. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 1886  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Different World
Ghose, Zulfikar,
MacMillan, UK, 1978. First UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First UK Edition. Light spotting to page edges; some edgewear and bumping to boards. Gift dedication to free end page; owner name to paste-down. : Jacket: Light shelfwear; some spotting to flaps.. Price-clipped. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 7198  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Dry White Season
Brink, Andre,
W.H. Allen, London, 1979. First UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First UK Edition. Shelfwear to board edges, some bumping to corners. tight binding. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 9462  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Far Cry from Kensington
Spark, Muriel
ISBN: 0094682909
Constable and Company, UK, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0094682909. ISBN/EAN: 9780094682900. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36042  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Farewell to Arms
Hemindway, Ernest
Jonathan Cape, UK, 1937. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Florin Edition. Prior seller's stamp. Damage to endpapers. Foxing to early/rear pages, sporadic foxing to text. Binding very good, spine cocked, spine board browned. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36971  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Fine Balance
Mistry, Rohinton,
ISBN: 0571176674
Faber & Faber, UK, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor waterstain to top of jacket. Front flap creased Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Lovely clean solidly bound copy. ISBN: 0571176674. ISBN/EAN: 9780571176670. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 22382  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Folly of Princes
Tranter, Nigel
ISBN: 0340208643
Hodder & Stoughton, UK, 1977. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Moderate foxing to front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean. Dust Jacket sun faded, titling legible. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Gift inscription , neat to preliminary pages. Edges slightly foxed. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. ISBN: 0340208643. ISBN/EAN: 9780340208649. Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31822  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Gentleman of Leisure
Wodehouse, P.G.
Herbert Jenkins, UK, No date. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Front free endpaper removed. Spine board lightly faded. Edgewear and minor soiling to boards. Eleventh printing. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Gift inscription , neat to preliminary pages. Edges badly foxed and browned. Bumping to board corners. Fair Condition
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32207  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A House for Mr Biswas
Naipaul, V.S.
ISBN: 0233955895
Andre Deutsch, UK, 1978. Russell Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Russell Edition. Slight discolouration to spine board. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0233955895. ISBN/EAN: 9780233955896. Very Good Condition
Price: $38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33097  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Kindness Cup
Astley, Thea
ISBN: 0170050157
Thomas Nelson, Australia, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Edges slightly browned / foxed. ISBN: 0170050157. ISBN/EAN: 9780170050159. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24257  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man
Joyce, James,
Jonathan Cape, UK, 1960. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Robin Jacques. Reprint. Light spotting to page edges and prelims; tape residue to free end pages; owner name and address to free end page. : JACKET: Light spotting to back; minor edgewear; tape residue to flaps.. Price-clipped. Third Printing. Illustrator: Robin Jacques. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 1909  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Prefect's Uncle
Wodehouse, P. G.
ISBN: 0285620746
Souvenir Press, UK, 1972. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 0285620746. ISBN/EAN: 9780285620742. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 21691  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Prefect's Uncle
Wodehouse, P.G.
A. & C. Black, UK, 1924. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Prior seller's sticker. Binding tight but spine cocked and slightly faded. Soiling/marks and edgewear to boards, exposing cardboard, particularly around spine ends. Bumping to board corners. Foxing to early/rear pages, text mostly clean. Reprint. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Edges foxed and browned. Fair Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35772  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Rich Full Death
Dibdin, Michael
ISBN: 022402387X
Jonathan Cape, UK, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. ISBN: 022402387X. ISBN/EAN: 9780224023870. Fine Condition
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20388  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Rich Full Death
Dibdin, Michael
ISBN: 022402387X
Jonathan Cape, UK, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly foxed. ISBN: 022402387X. ISBN/EAN: 9780224023870. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20386  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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