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  • Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms by Claire Breay
    Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (English, Paperback)

    This richly illustrated new book - which accompanies a landmark British Library exhibition - presents Anglo-Saxon England as the home of a highly sophisticated artistic and political culture, deeply connected with its continental neighbours.

    $33.65 $37.95
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  • James Cook: The Voyages by William Frame
    James Cook: The Voyages (English, Paperback)

    This landmark book is published to coincide with a major exhibition marking the 250th anniversary of Cook's first voyage.

    $31.77
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  • Murder by Matchlight by E. C. R. Lorac
    Murder by Matchlight (English, Paperback)

    This atmospheric mystery set against the backdrop of 1945 blackout London sees Lorac's CID man MacDonald pit his considerable wits against a host of characterful suspects. Also includes the Lorac short story, 'Permanent Policeman'.

    $12.76
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  • Dawn Chorus by British Library
    Dawn Chorus (English, CD-Audio)

    Presents an hour-long recording that captures the magical awakening of bird-life at daybreak in the British countryside. This CD offers a selection of British woodland recordings taken from the collection of the wildlife section of the British Library sound archive.

    $11.85 $15.00
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  • From the Depths by Mike Ashley
    From the Depths (English, Paperback)

    The supernatural is set alongside the grim affairs of sailors scorned in the salt-soaked tales of this anthology, recovered from obscurity for the 21st century.

    $13.54 $15.95
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  • Glimpses of the Unknown by Mike Ashley
    Glimpses of the Unknown (English, Paperback)

    From the vaults of the British Library comes a new anthology celebrating the best works of forgotten, never since republished, supernatural fiction from the early 20th century.

    $12.49 $15.95
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  • The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
    The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Tales (English, Hardback)

    A new selection of the greatest Gothic fiction from one of the most deranged and deliciously weird writers of the nineteenth century. The tales are accompanied by the classic illustrations of Harry Clarke, an artist fully alive to the deep darkness at the heart of Poe's writing.

    $15.31 $19.95
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  • Picturing India by John McAleer
    Picturing India (Hardback)

    This book draws on the unrivalled riches of the British Library, telling the story of individual images, their creators, and the people and places they depict. It will present a detailed picture of the East India Company and its complex relationship with India, its people and cultures.

    $36.77 $39.33
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  • The Weird Tales of William Hope Hodgson by Xavier Aldana Reyes
    The Weird Tales of William Hope Hodgson (English, Paperback)

    This new selection offers the most chilling and unsettling of Hodgson's short fiction, from encounters with abominations at sea to fireside tales of otherworldly forces from his inventive `occult detective' character Carnacki, the ghost finder.

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  • Death of Anton by Alan Melville
    Death of Anton (English, Paperback)

    When fealess trainer Anton is found lying dead in the tigers' cage, it seems that he has lost control and been mauled by the tigers - but Detective-Inspector Minto of Scotland Yard is not convinced, leading him deep into the mysterious world of the circus!

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  • Peonies and Pomegranates by Celia Fisher
    Peonies and Pomegranates (English, Hardback)

    A must-have for every gardener and appreciator of beautiful artwork, this sumptuously illustrated handbook describes over seventy plants that originated in Asia and the Middle East.

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  • Mortal Echoes by Greg Buzwell
    Mortal Echoes (English, Paperback)

    The stories in this anthology depict the haunting moment when characters come face-to-face with their own mortality. Spanning two centuries, Mortal Echoes features some of the finest writers in the English language - including Edgar Allan Poe, Graham Greene, May Sinclair and H. G. Wells.

    $14.08 $15.95
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  • Science Fiction by Roger Luckhurst
    Science Fiction (English, Hardback)

    Science fiction (SF) has existed as a popular genre for around 150 years. This book offers a survey of the genre from nineteenth-century pioneers to contemporary authors, with a new focus on global reach.

    $24.59 $30.95
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  • Somebody at the Door by Raymond Postgate
    Somebody at the Door (English, Paperback)

    'The death was an odd one, it was true; but there was after all no very clear reason to assume it was anything but natural.' First published in 1943, Raymond Postgate's wartime murder mystery combines thrilling detection with rich characters and a fascinating depiction of life on the home front.

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  • The Belting Inheritance by Julian Symons
    The Belting Inheritance (English, Paperback)

    This atmospheric novel of family secrets, first published in 1964, is by a winner of the CWA Diamond Dagger.

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  • Medieval Monsters by Damien Kempf
    Medieval Monsters (English, Hardback)

    Medieval Monsters shows how strange creatures sparked artists' imaginations to remarkable heights. Half-human hybrids of land and sea mingle with bewitching demons, blemmyae, cyclops and multi-headed beasts of nightmare and comic grotesques. Over 100 wondrous and terrifying images offer a fascinating insight into the medieval mind.

    $14.86 $16.95

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  • Family Matters by Anthony Rolls
    Family Matters (English, Paperback)

    This richly characterised and elegantly written crime novel from 1933 is a true forgotten classic.

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  • Bats in the Belfry by E. C. R. Lorac
    Bats in the Belfry (English, Paperback)

    This intricate mystery from a classic writer is set in a superbly evoked London of the 1930s.

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  • Camden Town by Tom Bolton
    Camden Town (English, Paperback)

    Camden Town perfectly embodies the cultural mix for which London is famed. This book takes five landmarks as the starting point for a series of journeys into the layers of history and culture that make Camden Town.

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  • The Light of Day by Eric Ambler
    The Light of Day (English, Paperback)

    Arthur Simpson becomes an unwilling member of an armed gang in Istanbul, tasked with driving a suspicious car across the border. Soon he is an even less willing agent for the Turkish secret police, who suspects Harper of planning a coup - but his plans are far more audacious than that, and Simpson is in very deep water indeed.

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