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The Origins of the Second World War: 1919-1939

By: A.J.P. Taylor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2009

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 241869

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Map endpapers. 315 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: War::World War II; Military & Warfare; Rare & Collectible::Folio Society. Inventory No: 241869. Hardcover View more info

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Tales of Love and Hate

By: Adrian Conan Doyle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, John Murray: 1964

Seller ID: 243579

Condition: Good Condition


192 pages. Pages browned. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 243579. Paperback View more info

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The Secret Adversary

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Pan / pan Bokos: 1961

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 246752

Condition: Good Condition


Great Pan No GP82. Tommy and Tuppence, two young people short of money and restless for excitement, embark on a daring business scheme – Young Adventurers Ltd. Their advertisement says they are ‘willing to do anything, go anywhere’. But their first assignment, for the sinister Mr Whittington, plunges them into more danger than they ever imagined… 221 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 246752. Paperback View more info

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The Red Fairy Book

By: Andrew Lang [Editor]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 236105

Condition: Good Condition


The second volume in Lang's fairy tale collection, hosts several of the fairy tales most prominent in modern times, including Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and The Golden Goose, but also some tales that deserve wider telling, including The Enchanted Pig and Drakestail. Maroon/red leather, gilt lettering to front with owners initials in gilt. Raised Stamped binding to spine 367 pages. Cover edges well rubbed. Illustrator: H. J. Ford and Lancelot Speed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible; Myths, Legends & Folklore; Myth, Legend,... View more info

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THE BIG SNAKE HUNTERS

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, The Children's Press: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GHE0013583

Condition: Good


HB, glossy pictorial boards, G+/--, 156pp. Moderate rubbing to edges, bumps to corners, inside has age browning to pages, award cert inside fr cover, else square and tight. An exciting adventure for boys. 200g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: GHE0013583. Hardcover View more info

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Uncanny Country : The Thermal District of New Zealand

By: B E Baughan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Christchurch. NZ, Whitcombe & Tombs Limited:

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 248101

Condition: Good


74pages. Cover is very foxed and torn in many places. The inside pages are in good condition as are the photographs. 21illustrations. A date for publication does not appear to be present. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Countries::New Zealand; Geography & Maps; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 248101. Paperback View more info

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When Daddie's Ship Comes In

By: Beatrice M. Purser

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Sopciety:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237296

Condition: Fair Condition


Front inside binding reinforced. Heavy foxing to outer page edges. 123 pages. Item Type: Ex-School Library. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Award certificate pasted in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 237296. Hardcover View more info

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Was it a Good Trade?

By: Beatrice Schenk De Regniers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1957

Seller ID: 235743

Condition: Good Condition


Oblong. Illustrated throughout in b/w, orange, yellow and pink by IRENE HAAS. Small tear to bottom of spine edge, Illustrator: Irene Haas. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's; Children; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 235743. Hardcover View more info

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Danny Orlis Plays Hockey

By: Bernard Palmer

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Moody Press: 1957

Seller ID: 244972

Condition: Good Condition


126 pages. Pages browned. Award certificate pasted in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's; United States; Children; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 244972. Paperback View more info

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Paul et Virginie et La Chaumiere Indienne

By: Bernardin De Saint-Pierre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz: 1845

Seller ID: 230738

Condition: Good Condition


Previously owned by Lady Gwendolen Herbert. corners worn consummate with age. Size: Small Octavo. 162 pages. Text is in French. Previous owners details on small sticker on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Foreign Language::French; French Language; Literature & Literary; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 230738. Hardcover View more info

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The Barring-Out at St. Frank's! Howard Baker, Nelson Lee Volume 1

By: Brooks, Edwy Searle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Howard Baker: 1972

Seller ID: 229180

ISBN: 0703000039

Condition: Very Good


HB, green boards in pictorial DJ, VG/G+, 128pp. Price clipped DJ has moderate rubbing & chipping to edges & corners with small tears to top & bottom edges, sunning to edges, now protected in poly film. Book has minor rubbing to covers, inside is square and tight with no markings, a very good copy in a protected DJ. 128 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. ISBN: 0703000039. ISBN/EAN: 9780703000033. Inventory No: 229180. Hardcover View more info

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Confessio Viatoris

By: C. Kegan Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co: 1891

Seller ID: 225026

Condition: Fair Condition


Kegan Paul's account of his religious belief and ultimate acceptance into Roman Catholicism. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, bumped a corners and rubbed at edges. Light foxing to pages. Sticker to spine edge. 66 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Antiquarian & Rare; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 225026. Hardcover View more info

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Mapping Sydney: A Sketchbook

By: Caroline Bouquet

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MCCM Creations: 2013

Seller ID: 232910

ISBN: 9881521807

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This sketchbook of Sydney is a cartographic work on the idea of living elsewhere. 96 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. ISBN/EAN: 9789881521804. Inventory No: 232910. Hardcover View more info

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The Glass Blowers

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Victor Gollancz: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245477

Condition: Good Condition


'Perhaps we shall not see each other again. I will write to you, though, and tell you, as best I can, the story of your family. A glass-blower, remember, breathes life into a vessel, giving it shape and form and sometimes beauty; but he can with that same breath, shatter and destroy it' Faithful to her word, Sophie Duval reveals to her long-lost nephew the tragic story of a family of master craftsmen in eighteenth-century France. The world of the glass-blowers has its own traditions, it's own language - and its own rules. 'If you marry into glass' Pierre Labbe warns his daughter, 'you will say... View more info

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Pop-Up Paris: A Pop-Up Book To Make Yourself [Un Livre Pop-Up A Faire Soi-Meme

By: David Griffiths

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Tarquin Publications:

Seller ID: 233798

ISBN: 0906212316

Condition: Very Good Condition


ncient Civilizations Pop-Ups (In association with British Museum Publications) Tarquin pop-ups are a special kind of 'do-it-yourself' activity book. Not only is there the fun of making the scenes and seeing them pop-up but they are full of interesting information and ideas. Each book contains six main scenes to make and there are a number of mini pop-ups as well. Close the book and they fold away. Open it and they pop up again. These vivid colorful 3-dimensional scenes help to bring Ancient Civilizations to life in a way which no other kind of book can. And London and Paris make wonderful souv... View more info

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A MESS OF POTAGE

By: de la Fère, Natala

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GHE0003357

Condition: Very Good


HB, green cloth in pictorial DJ, VG/VG, 248pp. Rubbing and tears to spine ends, edges and corners, now splendid in archival film. Book has a slight lean to spine, rubbing and bumps to edges and corners, inside is clean and tight with no markings, a very good copy in a protected DJ, scarce in hardcover. Set in a French peasant community. 420g when packed. Illustrator: Reinganum, Victor. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds. Inventory No: GHE0003357. Hardcover View more info

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The Elephant's Dilemma

By: Dee Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, W. Foulsham & Co Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 229731

Condition: Good Condition


HB, A Bonnie Book, pictorial paper covered boards, VG-/--, unpaged, c.26pp, coloured illus. Moderate rubbing to spine ends, edges and corners. 26 pages. Illustrator: Kippy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Antiques & Collectibles; Children; Children's::Children's Books. Inventory No: 229731. Hardcover View more info

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AIRMEN OF SHEBA'S TEMPLE

By: Dempster, Guy (aka Dorothy Carter)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GHE0011073

Condition: Good


HB, blue boards, in pictorial DJ, 143pp, col frontis. Price-clipped DJ is chipped and worn with rubbing, creases and tears to top/tail spine, edges and corners, now protected in poly film. Book has general wear to edges and corners, water stain to top edge near spine, inside has foxing and age toning to extremities, else square, clean and tight, a more than good copy in a protected DJ. A ripping aviatian yarn for young adults. 360g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Ed... View more info