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The House That Nino Built, "Giovanni Guareschi, Frances Frenaye (translator)"
1 "Giovanni Guareschi, Frances Frenaye (translator)" The House That Nino Built
The Popular Book Club 1955 Hardback Very Good Good 
"First Book Club edition hardback, 1955, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly tanned to edges and spine with a couple of small chips, owner's name and address to the reverse of the front dj flap; maroon cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Adventures Of Good Comrade Schweik, "Helmut Putz, translated and abridged by Susan Gillespie and Rochus E. Bassauer"
2 "Helmut Putz, translated and abridged by Susan Gillespie and Rochus E. Bassauer" The Adventures Of Good Comrade Schweik
New York Frederick Ungar Publishing 1968 Hardback Very Good Good 
"First US edition hardback, 1968, with clipped jacket. Ex public library book - no stamps or other markings but ticket pocket still in place (with tickets) and number label to spine tail, no pages removed. In overall good to very good used condition - dj faded to spine and a little rubbed; boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning but text bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Livestock In Barracks, Anthony Armstrong ('A. A.')
3 Anthony Armstrong ('A. A.') Livestock In Barracks
Methuen & Co. Ltd 1934 Hardback Good E. H. Shepard 
"Second edition hardback, 1934, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards slightly faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Birdikin Family, Archibald Marshall
4 Archibald Marshall The Birdikin Family
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd 1932 Hardback Good No Jacket George Morrow 
"Hardback edition, 1932, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - light blue cloth boards tanned to spine and edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends and a spot of light foxing here and there but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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The Life Of The Party: A New Collection Of Stories And Anecdotes, Bennett Cerf
5 Bennett Cerf The Life Of The Party: A New Collection Of Stories And Anecdotes
Hammond, Hammond 1956 Hardback Very Good Good Carl Rose 
First UK edition hardback, 1956, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of short closed tears. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Try And Stop Me, Bennett Cerf
6 Bennett Cerf Try And Stop Me
Dennis Dobson 1947 Hardback Good No Jacket Carl Rose 
"Hardback edition, 1947, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original blue cloth boards, with gilt titles and red and gilt banded decoration to spine, are rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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"Steady, Boys, Steady! A Profound Study of the Royal Navy", C. R. Benstead
7 C. R. Benstead "Steady, Boys, Steady! A Profound Study of the Royal Navy"
Frederick Muller 1943 1st Hardback Fair Edgar Norfield 
"First edition hardback, 1943, with no jacket. In overall fair to good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - original blue cloth boards, with white titles to spine and illustration to front, are generally rubbed with several stain-spots. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; some toning but text and amusing illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Hands Across The Caviar, Charles Thayer
8 Charles Thayer Hands Across The Caviar
Michael Joseph 1953 1st Hardback Very Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1953, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj faded to spine and upper rear, edges rubbed with a couple of chips and nicks. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; endpapers tanned and page-ends lightly spotted but text clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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Dogs In Clover, D. A. Ponsonby
9 D. A. Ponsonby Dogs In Clover
Hutchinson & Co 1954 1st Hardback Very Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1954, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with largish chip to lower front edge; red cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight spotting to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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The Young Visiters Or Mr. Salteenas Plan, Daisy Ashford
10 Daisy Ashford The Young Visiters Or Mr. Salteenas Plan
Zodiac Books 1950 Hardback Good No Jacket Heather Corlass 
"Zodiac hardback reprint, 1950, with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - decorated pink paper-covered boards are tanned to spine and upper edges, corners slightly rounded. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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One Little Maid: The Memories Of Dame Hilda Bracket, Dame Hilda Bracket
11 Dame Hilda Bracket One Little Maid: The Memories Of Dame Hilda Bracket
Heinemann 1980 ISBN 0434085251 / 9780434085255 1st Hardback Very Good 
"First edition hardback with a foreword by Dr. Evadne Hinge, 1980, with laminated boards and no jacket as published. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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As The Actress Said To The Bishop: Star-studded Stories from Stage and Screen, Derek Nimmo
12 Derek Nimmo As The Actress Said To The Bishop: Star-studded Stories from Stage and Screen
Robson Books 1989 ISBN 0860515931 / 9780860515937 1st Hardback Near Fine Near Fine 
"First edition hardback, 1989, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition - dj slightly rubbed to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and plates clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Secret Of How To Win Freedom From Clutter!, Don Aslett
13 Don Aslett The Secret Of How To Win Freedom From Clutter!
Exley 1985 ISBN 1850150281 / 9781850150282 Hardback Very Good No Jacket David Lock 
"This is the scarce first UK edition hardback, 1985, with laminated boards and no jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Fiction As She Is Wrote, E. V. Knox
14 E. V. Knox Fiction As She Is Wrote
Methuen & Co. Ltd 1923 1st Hardback Good George Morrow 
First edition hardback, 1923, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - green cloth boards slightly tanned to spine and corners gently rounded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - two sets of owner’s names to ffep, one set scored through; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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The Naughty Diary of an Edwardian Lady., Ethel Hordle.
15 Ethel Hordle. The Naughty Diary of an Edwardian Lady.
Macdonald 1981 035404690X / 9780354046909 Hardback Very Good Good 
First Edition hardback, 1981, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good condition, dj is a little worn and faded to edges and spine; orange cloth boards, with brown titles to spine, are a little faded to edges and spine. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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"The Table In A Roar or, If You've Heard It, Try To Stop Me", Fergy (James Ferguson)
16 Fergy (James Ferguson) "The Table In A Roar or, If You've Heard It, Try To Stop Me"
Methuen 1935 Hardback Good No Jacket H. M. Bateman and George Belcher 
"Fifth edition hardback, 1935, with no jacket. In overall good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards, with black titles to spine and front, have a couple of faint ink splashes to lower front. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, owner's name to front pastedown and brief hand-written quote to ffep; slight tanning to prelims and page-ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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Drawing The Line Somewhere, Fougasse
17 Fougasse Drawing The Line Somewhere
Methuen & Co. Ltd 1937 1st Hardback Good 
"First edition hardback, 1937, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - yellow cloth boards slightly soiled and tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to page-ends but text and cartoons bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Victorian England As Seen By Punch, Frank E. Huggett
18 Frank E. Huggett Victorian England As Seen By Punch
Book Club Associates 1978 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First BCA edition hardback, 1978, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj spine slightly faded with small chip at spine head; red cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Libellous Lyrics On Superior People, G. W. L. Day
19 G. W. L. Day Libellous Lyrics On Superior People
Herbert Jenkins 1937 1st Hardback Good Fair Hynes 
"First edition hardback, 1937, with unclipped jacket. In overall good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - dj is only fair with large chips to edges and spine repaired; original green cloth boards a litle tanned to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name in pencil to ffep; page-ends lightly tanned but text and amusing illustrations by Hynes clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Satirical verses lampooning bankers, barons, babies and many others." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Blast Your Horn! A light-hearted toot-toot from a non-motorist, George Houghton
20 George Houghton Blast Your Horn! A light-hearted toot-toot from a non-motorist
Stanley Paul 1962 1st Hardback Very Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1962, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj worn to spine head with label scuff to front upper lh corner and closed tear to upper rear edge; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and cartoons bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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