Tantalising Tales

Brown Watson 1948, seems a departure from their normal fare. Looks more like a “Mushroom” publication. Unfortunately contributors are not credited. Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


Sister Carrie – Theodore Dreiser

Pocket Book 1949 1st vg+ Price includes UK Posting – For other postal rates to more distant locations please contact me.


It was explained to me that men’s paperbacks survive and women’s don’t because men by nature are hoarders. Men read a book and then save it, whilst women read a book then pass it on. It was worked out that men’s books were read about 1.7 times, women’s 5.6. Whatever “women’s” titles are rare which is why I found some of these authors difficult to track down. one of them, “The Man She Loved” lists no author, but I found one bookseller who attributed it to Jean Hope, I don’t know if this was correct or not.

Women’s Romance at £5.00 each

Please specify which book you require. P&P free in UK



Hope Jean ?The Man she LovedWoman’s Popular£5.00
King PhilippaHe Promised to Marry HerGlamour£5.00
Merle MargaretJealousy’s VictimRomantic Novels£5.00
Murray SheilaTo Keep His LoveLucky Star£5.00
Douglas MLove and LifeMy Pocket Library£5.00
Douglas M IThe Artist’s DreamMy Pocket Library£5.00
O’Brian DeirdreInsult to LoveFan Romances£5.00
Mannin EthelPilgrmsJarrolds£5.00
Mannin EthelWomen also DreamJarrolds£5.00
Spiers & ReedPotter’s ClayMellifont£5.00

Confession – The Shadow Between

Published by Gerald G Swan in 1947. 52 pages of very short stories, much in the vein of Swan very few of the authors are credited. The price includes UK P&P


Island of Dreams by Stanley Hall

Miracle Library (1955 ?) No.126 64 pages Price includes UK postage


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