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Balchin, Nigel.              The Small Back Room

Pan 3 1947, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Good. ... There is some separating at the spine ends, spine sunned, previous owner's name.

Stock number: 830947      [Adventure Thriller, Mystery]

128.98

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Benson, E. F.              The Vintage: A Romance of the Greek War of Independence

London: Methuen 1898, 2nd printing. 397pp. (Hardcover) ... Near very good, no dust jacket. ... Spine cocked, some moisture wrinkling to cloth, back hinge starting but still tight. Small lending library sticker on front board, but no other library markings. Map, eleven illustrations on plates. Includes a 40 page catalog of other Methuen books bound in. A nice copy of an early title by Benson. ... Illustrations by G. P. Jacomb-Hood.

Stock number: 800222      [Adventure Thriller]

14.98

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Boulle, Pierre.              S.O.P.H.I.A.

Bantam F2193 1961, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Pages a bit misaligned.

Stock number: 817082      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Bowen, Robert Sidney.              Silent Wings

Monarch 430 1964, 1st edition. (Mass market paperback original) ... Very good. ... Tiny sticker pulls. ... Cover illustration by Harry Schaare.

Stock number: 191935      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Bowen, Robert Sidney.              Silent Wings

Monarch 430 1964, 1st edition. (Mass market paperback original) ... Very good. ... Cover illustration by Harry Schaare.

Stock number: 830487      [Adventure Thriller]

15.98

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Buchan, John.              Prester John

Pan 130 1950, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Previous owner's name scribbled out. Light creasing.

Stock number: 710127      [Adventure Thriller]

14.98

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Burroughs, Edgar Rice.              The Girl from Hollywood

Ace 28911 1976. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... There are some pinpricks and other small indentations, some penetrating, on the back cover. ... Cover illustration by Boris Vallejo.

Stock number: 912006      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Canning, Victor.              The Runaways

Pan 0-330-23705-5 1973, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Although stamped 'Withdrawn' on an interior page, this was not a library book. It was probably donated to a library at some point, then sold without library processing other than this stamp. ... On a night of wild storms, two lonely creatures escape from captivity.One of the creatures is a boy, Smiler, wrongly convicted of stealing, the other a cheetah, Yarra, leaving the Longleat Wild Life Park to have her cubs in privacy.Both are in danger from the outside world and each other, but somehow their lives become inextricably bound up as they fight for survival on the edge of Salisbury Plain.The Runaways is the first book in Victor Canning's classic children's trilogy, which continues in Flight of the Grey Goose.'Victor Canning is one of the world's finest story-tellers' Good Housekeeping.

Stock number: 435200      [Adventure Thriller, Juvenile]

19.98

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Catherall, Arthur.              Shanghaied!

Children's Press 1966. (Hardcover) ... Very good in fair dust jacket. ... Front panel of jacket and spine have a couple of short tears. The top quarter of the rear panel has been torn off and discarded.

Stock number: 988594      [Adventure Thriller]

14.98

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Christopher, John.              The White Voyage

Avon (Canadian) V2337 1970, 3rd printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Near very good, cocked, creases. ... There is some separating at the top of the spine. Rubbed. ... Pseudonym of Christopher Youd.

Stock number: 818353      [Adventure Thriller]

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Christopher, John.              The White Voyage

Avon (Canadian) V2337 1970, 3rd printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Previous bookseller's stamp. ... Pseudonym of Christopher Youd.

Stock number: 831356      [Adventure Thriller]

20.98

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Currey, E. H.              The Captain of the King's Guard

W. & R. Chambers 1912. 399pp. (Hardcover in decorated boards) ... Very good. ... There should be 6 color plates, but there are only 5. It is probable there should have been a frontispiece, but it is missing. Hinges broken. Some fraying and a few small dampstains to boards. Spine slanted. ... Illustrations by W. H. C. Groome.

Stock number: 814022      [Adventure Thriller]

11.98

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Falkner, J. Meade.              Moonfleet

Tempo T3 1967, 4th printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Previous owner's name.

Stock number: 410147      [Adventure Thriller, Sea Adventure]

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Fosburgh, Hugh.              The Sound of White Water

Belmont B75-2092 1971. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good.

Stock number: 143840      [Adventure Thriller]

39.98

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Frith, Henry.              A Cruise in Cloudland, and What Came of It

Blackie & Son 1893, 1st edition. (Hardcover in decorated boards) ... Near very good. ... Binding weakened at a couple of points. Sunday School presentation label dated 1898. ... After becoming adrift in a balloon, the main character becomes involved in the Russian-Turkish war, at the time of the siege of Plevna in 1877-78.

Stock number: 815978      [Adventure Thriller]

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Gault, William Campbell.              Speedway Challenge

Berkley X2033 1972, 5th printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Good. ... Extensive creasing. Library pocket on endpaper, library label across base of spine. ... Paperback racing novel. Narrator, old before his time at 22, learns to loosen up while watching out for and racing on the dirt oval track with his uncle & 17 year old brother. ... Byline sometimes Bill Gault.

Stock number: 827625      [Adventure Thriller, Automobile Racing]

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Grove, Walt.              Down

Dell First Edition 1E 1953. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Cover illustration by C. E. Monroe Jr.

Stock number: 205318      [Adventure Thriller, Mystery]

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Hinkle, Thomas C.              Black Storm

Scholastic T54 1971, 10th printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Previous owner's name.

Stock number: 827444      [Adventure Thriller, Western]

29.98

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Jack London's Adventure Magazine.              1958--12

Davis Publications (Digest magazine 1958--December) ... Near very good, cocked, creases. ... Davis Publications. ... Cover illustration by Ed Emsh. Contributors include Don Berry (Survival of the Fittest), Paul Bowles (The Delicate Prey), Gene Caesar (Duel on the Ice), Honore de Balzac (The Executioner), Geoffrey Household (The Collaborator), Hayden Howard (Shark), Jack London (The Fortune Hunter), Max Shulman (Chance for Adventure), James Street (One Holy Joe), John Fleming Wilson (Strange Ports), Richard Winkler (Whiskey for the Sergeant), Philip Wylie (Jungle Journey).

Stock number: 103402      [Adventure Thriller]

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Johns, Captain W. E.              Adventure Bound

Thomas Nelson 1955, 1st edition. (Hardcover) ... Very good, no dust jacket. ... Edgeworn. Frontispiece.

Stock number: 830081      [Adventure Thriller]

49.98

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Johns, Captain W. E.              Biggles and the Gun-Runners.

Green Knight 0-340-10434-1 1974, 2nd thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine.

Stock number: 841682      [Adventure Thriller]

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Kamal, Ahmad.              High Pressure

Bantam 716 1949. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Also released as: Full Fathom Five.

Stock number: 280022      [Adventure Thriller]

16.98

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Kester, Max.              The Silver Arrow: A Robin Hood Adventure

Ladybird 1955, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) ... Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. ... Stated 2nd printing. Color illustrations. Series 549. ... Illustrations by John Kenney.

Stock number: 826289      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Kipling, Rudyard.              The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories

Pan 0-330-24662-3 1975, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Edgewear. ... Movie tie-in. ... Cover photo features Michael Caine & Sean Connery.

Stock number: 124948      [Adventure Thriller, Collection]

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Kjelgaard, Jim.              Big Red

Scholastic T83 1962, 5th printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Near very good. ... There is some separating at the base of the spine, but otherwise near fine. ... Cover, and interior illustrations by Farrell Collett.

Stock number: 816096      [Adventure Thriller, Dogs]

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Kjelgaard, Jim.              Big Red

Scholastic T83 1970, 13th printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Cover illustration by Kyuzo Tsugami. Illustrations by Farrell Collett.

Stock number: 826743      [Adventure Thriller, Dogs]

14.98

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London, Jack.              The Sea Wolf

Pocket 325 1946, 3rd printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine.

Stock number: 400565      [Adventure Thriller, Sea Adventure]

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Ludwig, Charles.              Man-Eaters Don't Laugh

Moody Youth Library 169 1967. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good.

Stock number: 831293      [Adventure Thriller]

14.98

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MacNeil, Duncan.              Lieutenant of the Line

Corgi 0-552-09365-3 1973, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Spine and cover creases. Tiny sticker pull. ... Pseudonym of Philip McCutchan.

Stock number: 954955      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Muller, Julius.              Twelve of the World's Famous Adventure Books

Keep-Worthy 3 1946, 1st thus. 185pp. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Cover creases. ... 12 novels condensed to about 15 pages each. ... Contributors include Cervantes (Don Quixote), James Fenimore Cooper (The Red Rover), Alphonse Daudet (Kings in Exile), Alexander Dumas (The Three Musketeers), Antoine Galland (Sindbad the Sailor), Homer (The Iliad), Victor Hugo (Toilers of the Sea), Alain Rene le Sage (Gil Blas), Captain Marryat (Peter Simple), Jane Porter (The Scottish Chiefs), Tobias Smollett (The Adventures of Roderick Random), Johann Wyss (The Swiss Family Robinson). Introduction by Clara Savage Littledale.

Stock number: 827462      [Adventure Thriller]

68.98

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Mundy, Talbot.              Old Ugly-Face

Appleton-Century 1940. (Hardcover in decorated boards) ... Good. ... Glue residue from library pocket removal on inside front board; no other evidence of prior ownership. A previous owner has clipped the story synopsis from the dust jacket, and glued it to the free endpaper. Decorated endpapers. Front hinge cracked. ... Pseudonym of William Lancaster Gribbon.

Stock number: 271477      [Adventure Thriller, Mystery]

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O'Connor, Patrick.              Black Tiger at le Mans

Berkley X2195 1967, 3rd printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Pseudonym of Leonard Wibberley.

Stock number: 846373      [Adventure Thriller]

34.98

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Orczy, Baroness.              Flower o' the Lily

Hodder & Stoughton 1919, Cheap edition. (Hardcover) ... Very good, no dust jacket. ... Dated from the list of Orczy titles at the beginning of the book, the most recent title of which was printed in 1919. Boards a bit soiled, edgeworn.

Stock number: 819672      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Packard, Edward.              Sugarcane Island (Series: Choose Your Own Adventure 62; Which Way 6.)

Archway 0-671-47377-8 1978, 7th printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Back cover crease. ... Illustrations by Barbara Carter. ... Series: Choose Your Own Adventure 62; Which Way 6.

Stock number: 846549      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Palmer, Bernard.              Danny and Ron Orlis and the Mexican Jungle Mystery

Moody Youth Library 141 1965. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Cover creases, previous owner's name.

Stock number: 962491      [Adventure Thriller]

14.98

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Parker, George.              Guaracha Trail

Pennant P46 1954, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Spine and cover creases.

Stock number: 300963      [Adventure Thriller, Treasure Hunting]

9.98

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Pratt, Theodore.              Danger Trail

Bantam 473 1949. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Laminate peeling. ... Cover illustration by Ed Paulsen. ... Also released as: The Barefoot Mailman.

Stock number: 280195      [Adventure Thriller]

14.98

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Roark, Garland.              The Lady and the Deep Blue Sea

Curtis 07013 [1969]. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good.

Stock number: 978070      [Adventure Thriller]

29.98

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Romano, Romualdo.              Scirocco

Popular Library SP411 [1965]. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Spine creases. ... Translated by William Jay Smith.

Stock number: 989653      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Runyan, John.              Biff Norris and the Clue of the Angry Fisherman

Moody Youth Library 154 1966. (Mass market paperback) ... Near very good. ... Scuffed, there is some separating at the base of the spine.

Stock number: 911039      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Runyan, John.              Biff Norris and the Clue of the Half-Burned Book

Moody Press 210 1969. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Previous owner's name blacked out with a marking pen. Spine sunned.

Stock number: 966468      [Adventure Thriller]

9.98

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Runyan, John.              Biff Norris and the Clue of the Mysterious Letter

Moody Youth Library 195 1968. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Previous owner's name, rubbed.

Stock number: 815938      [Adventure Thriller]

14.98

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Shute, Nevil.              Landfall: A Channel Story

Pan X165 1963, 3rd printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway.

Stock number: 825551      [Adventure Thriller, Mystery]

9.98

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Shute, Nevil.              Landfall: A Channel Story

Lancer 73-431 1964, 2nd printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Light spine creases, there is some separating at the base of the spine. ... Pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway.

Stock number: 830830      [Adventure Thriller, Mystery]

9.98

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Shute, Nevil.              Landfall: A Channel Story

Lancer 73-431 1964, 2nd printing. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Light spine creases, traces of edgewear. Reading crease. ... Pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway.

Stock number: 831500      [Adventure Thriller, Mystery]

14.98

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Shute, Nevil.              Landfall: A Channel Story

General Publishing (Canadian) 0-7736-7158-7 1988, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Very good. ... Spine creases. ... Pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway. ... Cover illustration by Wes Lowe.

Stock number: 952044      [Adventure Thriller, Mystery]

9.98

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Styles, Showell.              A Necklace of Glaciers (Series: Simon and Mag Hughes 3.)

Green Dragon 0-411-80890-7 1968, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... With a Canadian price sticker on the front cover, added by the Canadian distributor of this title. ... Cover illustration by Peter Archer. ... Series: Simon and Mag Hughes 3.

Stock number: 826144      [Adventure Thriller, Mountain Climbing]

19.98

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Surrey, George.              The Golden Mountain

Oxford University Press 1933. (Hardcover in decorated boards) ... Very good. ... With presentation plate dated 1937. ... Cover illustration by Vernon Ward. Frontispiece by Vernon Ward.

Stock number: 970093      [Adventure Thriller]

24.98

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Trevor, Elleston.              Gale Force

New English Library 0-450-02501-2 1976, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Also writes as Adam Hall.

Stock number: 846581      [Adventure Thriller, Sea Adventure]

9.98

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Wescott, Glenway.              Apartment in Athens

Bantam 87 1947. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Previous bookseller's stamp. Decorated endpapers. ... Cover illustration by Kalis.

Stock number: 570772      [Adventure Thriller, Nazi]

11.98

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Wescott, Glenway.              Apartment in Athens

Popular Library SP353 [1965]. (Mass market paperback) ... Near fine. ... Some shelfwear to base of cover.

Stock number: 937560      [Adventure Thriller, Nazi]

9.98

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White, Paul.              Jungle Doctor Operates

Moody Pre-Teen Books 34-4203 1971. (Mass market paperback) ... Near very good, edgeworn. ... Spine and cover creases.

Stock number: 948252      [Adventure Thriller]

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