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The House That Nino Built

By: "Giovanni Guareschi, Frances Frenaye (translator)"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Popular Book Club: 1955

Seller ID: 160332

Condition: Very 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... View more info

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The Adventures Of Good Comrade Schweik

By: "Helmut Putz, translated and abridged by Susan Gillespie and Rochus E. Bassauer"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing: 1968

Seller ID: 122827

Condition: Very 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 avai... View more info

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Aberdeen Again!

By: Allan Junior

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Valentine & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 180034

Condition: Good


Fourth edition paperback, in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - brown card wraps slightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name and original bookseller's stamp to title page (crossed out); foxing to page-ends but text, illustrations and tipped-in fronts bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Prayers And Graces: A Little Book Of Extraordinary Piety

By: Allan M. Laing

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1944

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171371

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1944, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. - blue cloth boards a touch rubbed to edges Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - brief Christmas gift inscription, dated 1944, from The Unrepentant Atheist; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Livestock In Barracks

By: Anthony Armstrong ('A. A.')

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 160097

Condition: Good


"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." View more info

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The Birdikin Family

By: Archibald Marshall

Price: £12.95

Publisher: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd: 1932

Seller ID: 130418

Condition: Good


"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." View more info

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The Life Of The Party: A New Collection Of Stories And Anecdotes

By: Bennett Cerf

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hammond, Hammond: 1956

Seller ID: 122215

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Try And Stop Me

By: Bennett Cerf

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Dennis Dobson: 1947

Seller ID: 130891

Condition: Good


"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." View more info

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"Steady, Boys, Steady! A Profound Study of the Royal Navy"

By: C. R. Benstead

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Frederick Muller: 1943

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122646

Condition: Fair


"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." View more info

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Hands Across The Caviar

By: Charles Thayer

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1953

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122690

Condition: Very 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." View more info

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Dogs In Clover

By: D. A. Ponsonby

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131649

Condition: Very 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." View more info

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The Young Visiters Or Mr. Salteenas Plan

By: Daisy Ashford

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Zodiac Books: 1950

Seller ID: 122024

Condition: Good


"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." View more info

Image for One Little Maid: The Memories Of Dame Hilda Bracket

One Little Maid: The Memories Of Dame Hilda Bracket

By: Dame Hilda Bracket

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Heinemann: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161158

ISBN: ISBN 0434085251

Condition: 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. " View more info

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As The Actress Said To The Bishop: Star-studded Stories from Stage and Screen

By: Derek Nimmo

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Robson Books: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121255

ISBN: ISBN 0860515931

Condition: 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." View more info

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The Secret Of How To Win Freedom From Clutter!

By: Don Aslett

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Exley: 1985

Seller ID: 121816

ISBN: ISBN 1850150281

Condition: Very Good


"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." View more info

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Fiction As She Is Wrote

By: E. V. Knox

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1923

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171049

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Naughty Diary of an Edwardian Lady.

By: Ethel Hordle.

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Macdonald: 1981

Seller ID: 120110

ISBN: 035404690X

Condition: Very 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. View more info

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"The Table In A Roar or, If You've Heard It, Try To Stop Me"

By: Fergy (James Ferguson)

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Methuen: 1935

Seller ID: 121861

Condition: Good


"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 c... View more info

Image for Victorian England As Seen By Punch

Victorian England As Seen By Punch

By: Frank E. Huggett

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1978

Seller ID: 150112

Condition: 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." View more info

Image for Libellous Lyrics On Superior People

Libellous Lyrics On Superior People

By: G. W. L. Day

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1937

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122061

Condition: Good


"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 collectio... View more info