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World of Rare Books

World of Rare Books, Goring-by-Sea, WEST SUSSEX BN12 4QY GBR 01903507544
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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 ...


Mechanics and Heat used book

Mechanics and Heat

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Macdonald & Co Date published: 1960

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1960. 224 pages. Red cloth boards with silver lettering to spine and front cover. Pictorial jacket. Lightly yellowed pages throughout book. Previous owners inscription in blue pen to front pastedown. Firm binding. Light rubbing across boards. Light rubbing across jacket. Some small nicks along edges of DJ. Very small nick to jacket on spine lower half. 3cm tear to jacket along front edge of spine, from to corner. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1433414013RF (Use this ID ... Read More

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Book: Good

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

The Youth Hostel Murders used book

The Youth Hostel Murders

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$194.04

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Geoffrey Bles Date published: 1952

Description: Fair in fair dust jacket. 1952. 256 pages. Ex-library. B&W, pictorial dust jacket over red cloth in plastic wrapper. Severely hinge cracked with noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks. Tape and tape residue at endpapers with remains of insert and stamps at front and rear pages. P. 31 coming loose with dog-eared corners and scuffing along block-edge. Creasing to top corner of front endpaper. Moderate rubbing along edges and over surfaces. Clipped jacket with tanning along spine. Chipping ... Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

The Robin Hooders used book

The Robin Hooders

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Faber and Faber Date published: 1960

Description: Fair in good dust jacket. 1960. 80 pages. Ex-library. Illustrated yellow dust jacket with black lettering over green cloth. B&W illustrations throughout. Clean pages with no noticeable markings or annotations. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Front hinge cracked. Ex-library with usual stamps and markings. Mild wear to spine, edges and corners. Unclipped dust jacket attached to boards with plastic. Mild wear and tear to edges and corners. Mild tanning and soiling to DJ. World of Rare ... Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

The Day of Disaster used book

The Day of Disaster

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: John Long Date published: 1969

Description: Fair in good dust jacket. 1969. 191 pages. This is an ex-Library book. White dust jacket with black lettering over black cloth. Moderate tanning to endpapers and page edges. Ex-library with usual stamps and markings. Last few pages of book and title page repaired with tape along hinges. Some internal hinge cracks. Tape marks to endpapers. Some other pages loose but not detached. Previous owner's name on rear paste down. Heavy rubbing to bottom board edges. Few small markings to rear board. ... Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

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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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

Intruders on the Moor used book

Intruders on the Moor

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Redman Date published: 1950

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1950. First Edition. 183 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering to spine. Previous owners inscription to front endpage. Lightly yellowed pages throughout book. Firm binding. Light rubbing across boards. Light white spots across front cover. Fading to spine. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1438191772JGH (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 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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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

Marassa & Midnight used book

Marassa & Midnight

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Heinemann Date published: 1966 ISBN-13: 9780435121341 ISBN: 0435121340

Description: Fair in fair dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. 150 pages. Illustrated by Jamina Ede. This is the 1966 edition. Pictorial yellow dust jacket. Brown cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Text remains clear and legible throughout on yellowed pages. Illustrated. Binding remains firm. Mild edge wear and use marking present with sunning to spine. Bumped corners. Significant wear to dust jacket with tears, chips, scuffing and creasing. Sunned and use marked. Unclipped. World of Rare Books Item ref. ... Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

Smith and Jones used book

Smith and Jones

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cassell Date published: 1963 ISBN-13: 9781125193341 ISBN: 1125193344

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1963. 160 pages. Pictorial dust-jacket over red cloth boards with decorative gilt. Good bright pages. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Bright gilt. Unclipped dust-jacket. Minimal wear to the jacket. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1440086473LCR (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