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Soldiers of Misfortune; The Story of Otto Belleme

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green, & Co.: 1931

Edition: Cheaper Edition

Seller ID: 010800

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials the only marks. No damage. Oxford graduate becomes a prizefighter and then a Legionnaire, a parallel to Wren's own experience (although his entry into the Foreign Legion is not substantiated. 432 pp. View more info

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Fort in the Jungle

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green, & Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010801

Condition: Good to Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Spine darkened. Previous owner's initials the only marks. Foxing freckles on front and bottom edges. Written as third in a trio with Action and Passion (1933) and Sinbad the Soldier (1935). Again, the protagonist ends up in the Foreign Legion. 319 pp. View more info

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The Disappearance of General Jason

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1941

Edition: Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 010802

Condition: Good Plus


Mustard cloth on boards. Handsoil to spine. Dysart reappears as a Muslim. 438 pp. Previous owner's initials. View more info

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Two Feet from Heaven

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010803

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials the only marks. No damage. A clergyman has a bad dream - bad enough to require counselling. No wonder, for he has been saved by a certain woman from answering to a horrible crime. What goes around comes around. Cockney abounds. 330 pp. View more info

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A Maid Among Men

By: Wrexe, Alexander

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y./London, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009284

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Titles in light green. First free endpaper missing. The true First Edition in book form, contemporary with publication by Curtis in Ladies' Home Journal. The high-born young French lady takes the position of a lady's maid in order to escape boredom and suffocating poverty. No writing. 207 pp. View more info

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A Man's Reach

By: Wright, Muriel S.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance & Company: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004065

ISBN: 0805916407

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. DJ has one tiny nick in front foot. No names or writing. "A poignant story of how a childhood of sorrow and solitude contribute to an insecure and bitter adult life." - DJ 197 pp. View more info

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Stars for Sale

By: Wright, Ruth

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Company: 1930

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002753

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth with five stars and lettering in black on boards. DJ flap with synopsis glued in. Previous owner's name and small sticker.. An orphan girl looking after a younger brother is tempted to marry a prosperous older man.... 304 pp. View more info

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Towards Morning

By: Wylie, I.A.R.

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1930

Edition: Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 011807

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. First published in 1918, and set in Germany during WW I. Protagonist is an employee of city hall. Contrast between "war is Hell" and nurturing home life in Germany. 287 pp. Black crayon scribble inside front cover. View more info

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Bloody Years; A Decade of Plot and Counter-Plot By the Golden Horn

By: Yeats-Brown, Francis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1932

Seller ID: 007045

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. The author gained fame with his previous work, Lives of a Bengal Lancer, two years before. This book is in excellent condition. 312 pp. View more info

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Beechcroft at Rockstone

By: Yonge, Charlotte M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 011217

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. First free endpaper removed. Mother has decided to go to her husband serving in the military in India. He has been hurt in a fall. The children must be provided for. Strained gutters have been glued. Top edges uncut Pp. vI-vII. Foxing to rear endpapers. 291 pp. View more info

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Deep Sea

By: Young, Francis Brett

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004284

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Gold signature lower right rubbed. One of Britain's favourite poets and authors, Young died at 70 in 1954 after falling only slightly in popularity. No writing or damage. Novel of a disabled fisherman in England. Believed circa 1920's since the First Edition of 1914 and the next few titles were first published by Martin Secker, with several titles first published by Collins in the 20's. 259 pp. Still rare, but price reduced on discovery that it's not a First Edition. View more info

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Red Clark Takes a Hand

By: Young, Gordon

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., The Sun Dial Press: 1941

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002696

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth on boards. DJ missing half of cover. No front free endpaper. Light repair to front hinge. DJ taped inside. Published serially under the title, "Red Clark Takes Charge." 277 pp. View more info