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The Red Room

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Good. No dust jacket. 1909. 340 pages. No dust jacket. Black cloth with black lettering. Moderate foxing, tanning and handling marks over pages with scuffing to front endpaper. Tanning along spine. Moderate bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with moderate rubbing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Water marks on rear board. Few dark stains to pages and slightly parting gutters to the hinges. Front end paper has been stuck down over paste-down, causing rippling and ...


Honourable Estate: a Novel of Transition used book

Honourable Estate: a Novel of Transition

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Victor Gollancz Date published: 1937

Description: Fair in fair dust jacket. 1937. 637 pages. Yellow dust jacket with black lettering over blue cloth. Firm binding. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with inscription of previous owners name at front endpaper. Intermittent dog-eared corners with white speckles along top block-edge. Tanning along spine with scuffing and water marking. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, tanning, marking, scuffing and wear along edges and over ... Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Shakespeare Phrase Book used book

The Shakespeare Phrase Book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: MacMillan Date published: 1881

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1881. 1034 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gilt to spine. Ex-library book edition with expected inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Lightly yellowed pages throughout book. Front hinge slightly split and netting visible. Firm binding. Light rubbing across boards. Scuffs along edges of boards and to the headbands. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1438853124LCR (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Mongolia: in Search of Marco Polo and Other Adventures used book

Mongolia: in Search of Marco Polo and Other Adventures

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hollis & Carter Date published: 1967

Description: Good in fair dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. 366 pages. Orange, pictorial dust jacket over black-purple cloth. Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks with B&W plates. Collapsed spine. Slight bumping to corners with moderate rubbing along edges and over surfaces. Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1451985019NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

The International Convention for the Protection of Birds Concluded in 1902 and Hungary Historical Sketch used book

The International Convention for the Protection of Birds Concluded in 1902 and Hungary Historical Sketch

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Victor Hornyanszky Date published: 1907

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1907. 241 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with decorative gilt. Name to the free endpaper. Good bright pages. Mild foxing to a couple of the pages. Heavy cracking to the gutter. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Spine sunned. Spine extremes scuffed. Bright gilt. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1453115848RF (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Absent-Minded Farmer & Other Stories used book

The Absent-Minded Farmer & Other Stories

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Edition: 2nd edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: B. McCall Barbour Date published: 1968

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1968. 2nd edition. 60 pages. No dust jacket. Blue and white pictorial hardback. Front endpaper clipped. Remains clear and legible throughout on mildy foxed and tanned pages. Moderate edge wear and use marking present to boards and spine. Binding remains firm. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1453147985JML (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Bucket Shop used book

The Bucket Shop

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Michael Joseph Date published: 1968

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. 1968. 190 pages. This is an ex-Library book. White pictorial jacket covering red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Pages remain bright with ex library inserts and stamps to the endpapers as well as inscription. Light foxing and water staining to text block edge. Binding is firm with very light shelf wear to the spine. Unclipped jacket has a plastic coating and moderate tanning all round. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1455193802CEB (Use this ID when enquiring ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Desert Episode (Panther Books) used book

Desert Episode (Panther Books)

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Hamilton & Co (Stafford) Limited Date published: 1955

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1955. 189 pages. Blue, pictorial card. Rusty staples with noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks. Intermittent dog-eared corners. Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1455796053RF (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Laughing Gas used book

Laughing Gas

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Sun Dial Press, INC Date published: 1111

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 303 pages. No dust jacket. Brown cloth boards. Old book worm damage to the pastedown endpapers. The front hinge is cracked, with exposed netting and slack binding. Inscription to the free endpaper. Good bright pages with light foxing and markings to some of the pages throughout. Rough cut pages. Mild edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Lean to the spine. Spine extremes scuffed and ripped. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1456321559RF ... Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Beyond the Mountains used book

Beyond the Mountains

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Binding: Softcover Publisher: Penguin Books Limited Date published: 1969

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1969. 207 pages. Good condition vintage Penguin paperback. Great reading copy. Pages may be yellowed or foxed and covers may show signs of scuffing or shelf wear. Fast dispatch, international shipping. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1456399292CMK (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM