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Risk. Signed copy., FRANCIS, DICK:
161 FRANCIS, DICK: Risk. Signed copy.
Michael Joseph. London. 1977 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 8.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 252pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along edge. Part darkened at back. Not price clipped). Authorís neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1977. Else a clean and tight copy. Roland Britten, thirty-one, bachelor, chartered accountant, spends his spare time riding in steeplechase races as an amateur jockey. On the day of the Cheltenham Gold Cup his whole world changes violently. He finds himself the target of a vicious persecution for which he knows no reason, a mind-sapping mystery which, to save himself, he must solve. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Slay-Ride., FRANCIS, DICK:
162 FRANCIS, DICK: Slay-Ride.
Book Club Associates. London. 1973 
In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 224pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. David Cleveland, investigator for the Jockey Club, goes to Norway in response to an appeal from the executive of Oslo racecourse. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Slay-Ride. SIGNED COPY., FRANCIS, DICK:
163 FRANCIS, DICK: Slay-Ride. SIGNED COPY.
Michael Joseph 1973 (1st edition) 
Size approx 8 x 5.5 inches. In light brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. With original glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some light fading, NOT price clipped, some darkening to top rear edge.) Some darkening to page edges else a clean and tight copy. 224pp. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Straight, FRANCIS, DICK:
164 FRANCIS, DICK: Straight
M.Joseph 1989 (1st.) 
Tall 8vo. Bound in original black cloth, with dustwrapper. Very good in very good dustwrapper Not price clipped. 283 pp. Straight is vintage Francis: a complex and exhilarating story of intrigue and villainy where the stakes are as high as the action is furious 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Straight., FRANCIS, DICK:
165 FRANCIS, DICK: Straight.
Putnam’s Sons. New York. 1989 1st edition. 
In grey hard card covers with gilt to black cloth spine. With dustwrapper. Blue endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 323pp. Modern first edition. In this stunning 28th novel Dick Francis proves he has no equal. Most of the author’s novels are set around a horse racing background. Mystery thriller. 
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Straight. Signed, Limited Numbered Edition in Slipcase., FRANCIS, DICK:
166 FRANCIS, DICK: Straight. Signed, Limited Numbered Edition in Slipcase.
Michael Joseph 1989 (1st edition) 
Size 9.5 x 6 inches. Hardback Half-bound in dark blue faux leather with blue cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering and banding to spine. All edges gilt. In blue cloth covered hard slipcase. In near fine condition with very good slipcase. (Slipcase has slight label mark to one side, minor shelfwear.) Signed by Author on main title page. 279pp. Straight is vintage Francis: a complex and exhilarating story of intrigue and villainy where the stakes are as high as the action is furious 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Danger., FRANCIS, DICK:
167 FRANCIS, DICK: The Danger.
M.Joseph 1983 (1st.) 
Bound in original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good in very good dustwrapper. 272 pp; 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Edge., FRANCIS, DICK:
168 FRANCIS, DICK: The Edge.
M.Joseph 1988 (1st.) 
Tall 8vo. Bound in original black cloth, with dustwrapper. Very good in very good dustwrapper Not price clipped. 283 pp. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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To the Hilt., FRANCIS, DICK:
169 FRANCIS, DICK: To the Hilt.
Michael Joseph. London. 1996 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 282pp. An artist living alone on a remote mountain is attacked by a group of strangers who seem to be searching for something. 
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Trial Run., FRANCIS, DICK:
170 FRANCIS, DICK: Trial Run.
Michael Joseph. London 1978 (1st.) 
In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slight scratches and creases to edges. Not price clipped). Corners slightly bumped. Else clean and tight. 239pp. Randall Drew is prevented from carrying on his career in steeplechasing by poor eyesight. He does not welcome an invitation to go to Moscow on a delicate investigation, but almost irresistible pressures are brought to bear. A mysterious entity "Aloysha" is threatening a royally connected candidate for the Moscow Olympic Games; the candidate may be vulnerable to scandal which could set off intolerable diplomatic conflicts. 
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Whip Hand., FRANCIS, DICK:
171 FRANCIS, DICK: Whip Hand.
Michael Joseph. London. 1979 (1st.) 
8vo. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition in very good dustwrapper (dw; spine and front slightly faded. Slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean tight and bright copy. 253pp. Ex jockey Sid Halley from "Odds Against" is back in explosive action; working as before as a private investigator in the racing world. Sid is a victim of his own success - overworked and stretched to do all the jobs he is offered, even with the help of his Black Belt friend Chico Barnes. Villains, too, have learned to beware of him. The word has gone round - and Sid finds himself hunting an enemy who believes the best defense is brutal attack. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Frieze And Fustian., FRANCIS, M.E.:
172 FRANCIS, M.E.: Frieze And Fustian.
Osgood, McIlvaine and Co. London. 1896 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. In good condition. Some wear to cover with some rubbing to edges and some staining. corners and fore edge slightly bumped. Large sticker remnants remaining on front cover. Spine faded due. Slight foxing to front and rear end papers affecting pages throughout. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper. 294pp. A collection of moral tales. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Flashman at the Dragon., FRASER, GEORGE MacDONALD:
173 FRASER, GEORGE MacDONALD: Flashman at the Dragon.
Collins Harvil 1985 (1st.). 
8.5 x 5.5 ins. In red cloth with gilt to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW Slightly faded at spine.) Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Jacket designed by Barbosa. Map on endpapers. 320 pp. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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McAuslan In the Rough. And Other Stories., FRASER, GEORGE MacDONALD;
174 FRASER, GEORGE MacDONALD; McAuslan In the Rough. And Other Stories.
Barrie & Jenkins 1974 (1st.) 
8 x 5 ins. In red cloth with gilt to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing to edges. Inside clean and tight. Dustwrapper very good, slightly faded at spine. 219pp. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Flash For Freedom. From the Flashman Papers 1848-49. Edited and arranged by G.M.Fraser., FRASER,GEORGE MacDONALD:
175 FRASER,GEORGE MacDONALD: Flash For Freedom. From the Flashman Papers 1848-49. Edited and arranged by G.M.Fraser.
Barrie & Jenkins 1971 (1st.). 
8.5 x 5.5 ins. In red cloth with gilt to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW Slightly faded at spine, in protective sleeve.) A couple of minor tape marks to endpapers else inside pages clean and tight throughout. Jacket designed by Barbosa. Map on endpapers. 261pp. The third "Flashman" books. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Face Me When You Walk Away, FREEMANTLE, BRIAN:
176 FREEMANTLE, BRIAN: Face Me When You Walk Away
J.Cape 1974 (1st.). 
Bound in original cloth with dustwrapper. In very good condition. (Dw slightly sunned.) Inside clean & tight. 288pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Hideous Kinky., FREUD, ESTHER:
177 FREUD, ESTHER: Hideous Kinky.
Hamish Hamilton. London. 1992 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 186pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A mother determines that her children will live freely. She takes them to Marrakesh and immerses herself in Sufism. The children rebel. The story of two girls and their unconventional mother in the 1960s. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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178 FRY, CHRISTOPHER / SEARLE ,R.: The Dark is Light Enough. A Winter Comedy.
OUP 1954 (1st.). 
Demy 8vo. 103pp. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper designed by RONALD SEARLE (dw: sl.rubbed , back cover sl.foxed). 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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179 FRY, CHRISTOPHER: Curtmantle. A Play.
OUP 1961 (1st.). 
Demy 8vo. 99pp. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper (dw: sm. tear / sm.crease top edge) Fry's first historical play. He explores the character of Henry II.,both as a ruler and as a man. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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180 FRY, CHRISTOPHER: The Firstborn. A Play in Three Acts.
Cambridge. Univ. Press 1946 (1st.). 
Demy 8vo. 103pp. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper (dw: sl.rubbed , back cover sl.darkened, top of spine trifle chipped). 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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