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Budge and Betty Find Queen Zoolog

By: N/A

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Renwick of Otley:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010601

Condition: Fair


Undated (1936?). Boards have heavy wear to edges with cloth worn through to boards in several places. Foxing to edges of page-block. Gift inscription dated 1936 to 'This Book Belongs To' box. Moderate foxing to pasted downs and endpapers. A few scatterd marks to page margins - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Unpaginated View more info

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Brave New World

By: Aldous Huxley

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: England, The Vanguard Library: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020388

Condition: Fair


Jacket has heavy general wear plus some small tears and losses. Foxining to edges of page-block a small area of nibbling to bottom edge. Former owener's small ink stamp to ffep Light foxing to endpapers and page margins. Binding tight. 213pp View more info

The Right to an Answer

By: Anthony Burgess

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012324

Condition: Good


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, moderate foxing plus several small tears (mainly to top edge). Light wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Light to moderate foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 255pp View more info

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Expedition to Earth: The First Collection of Short Stories by Arthur C. Clarke

By: Arthur C. Clarke

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick and Jackson: 1954

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 009626

Condition: Fair to Good


Clipped jacket has heavy wear, foxing and moderate losses. Moderate wear to cloth. Lean to spine. Foxing to edges of page-block. Age-toning to endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 167pp View more info

In Summer Isles

By: Burton Dibbs

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019197

Condition: Fair to Good


Cloth has moderate to heavy wear with bumping to corners and ends of spine. Some fraying to head of spine. Rought cut page edges evenly browned. Some foxing to preliminaries and last few pages but otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Appears to be inscribed by the author thus: 'James A. B. Dibbs from his Mother 1922'. 266pp plus Autumn Announcements. View more info

Spadarvet

By: Carl Larsson and Lennart Rudstrom

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Bonniers: 1973

Edition: Reprint of 1966 Edition

Seller ID: 001431

ISBN: 9100278963

Condition: Fair


Boards worn and marked with heavy bumping to lower right corners. Stain and heavy wear to cloth spine. Previous owner's dedication to FEP. Slight yellowing to page extremeties. Plates and text clean. Contains 26 full colour plates of Larsson illustrations c.1905. Swedish language. Unpaginated. View more info

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The Sons of Clovis

By: David Brooks

Price: $22.00  $19.80

Publisher: University of Queensland Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020702

ISBN: 0702238848

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean.368pp View more info

Johnno

By: David Malouf

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, Queensland, University of Queensland Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint with Corrections

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013364

Condition: Good


Jacket has moderate general wear plus some small losses along fold of rear flap...insect damage. Associated 5mm stain to fore-edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. Signed 'David Malouf'. to title-page. 170pp View more info

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Kemlo and the Satellite Builders

By: E. C. Eliott

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008663

Condition: Good


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, light foxing and some marks to rear. A 3cm tear to top rear of jacket adjacent to spine. Front of jacket presents as very good. Light wear to cloth. Moderate foxing to edges of page block. Former owner's name and date to half-title page.Light foxing to half-title page and last couple of pages - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 186pp View more info

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Edward Lear's Complete Nonsense

By: Edward Lear and Quentin Blake (Introduction)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: England, Folio Society: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020638

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to slipcase. Minimal even sunning to cloth spine. Very little wear to cloth. Internally pristine. Binding tight. Gift quality condition. 286pp Illustrations hand-coloured for this edition. Very appealing. View more info

Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School

By: Frank Richards

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Charles Skilton: 1948

Edition: Second Reprint of First Edition

Seller ID: 007962

Condition: Good to Very Good


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, a few small tears and a couple of tiny losses. Protected in loose Mylar cover. Light wear to cloth. Minor foxing to edges of page block. Moderate foxing to preliminaries and rear pastedown - otherwise internally very clean. Original retailer's label to front pastedown. Binding tight. 232pp View more info

From Grave to Gay: A Volume of Selections from the Complete Poems of H. Cholmondeley-Pennell

By: H. Cholmondeley-Pennell

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019103

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to maroon cloth. Gilt to top edge of page-block. Foxing to other rough-cut edges. Heavy offset foxng to feps and light scattered foxing else...mainly to page-margins. But generally internally clean and bright. Pastedown appear to be replacements over a neat and effective repair to binding. So, binding is tight. 170pp plus advertisements. View more info

Last Tales

By: Isak Dinesen

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016241

Condition: Fair to Good


Unclipped jacket has some minor age-toning to spine and top edge. A few small tears plus a miniscule loss to top rear, adjacent to spine. Light general wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Former owner's name to ffep. Minor foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 405pp View more info

The Admirable Crichton

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017441

Condition: Good to Fair


Light blue cloth has light general wear. Gilt lettering and decoration is bright. Foxing and general browning to edges of page-block. Foxing throughout. Heavier to preliminaries and last few pages. Lighter scattered foxing, mainly to margins. Sixteen tipped in clour plates are in very good order. Binding tight. Undated (1914?). 234pp View more info

Quality Street

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017442

Condition: Good to Fair


Light blue cloth has light general wear plus some sunning to rear. Gilt lettering and decoration is bright. Foxing and general browning to edges of page-block. Foxing throughout. Heavier to preliminaries and last few pages. Lighter scattered foxing, mainly to margins. Eighteen tipped in colour plates are in very good order. Binding tight. Undated. 197pp View more info

Cannery Row

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1945

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 012299

Condition: Very Good


Jacket not price-clipped. A 2cm tear to bottom front adjacent to spine (tape repair from behind). Several small nicks. Definitely rates as 'good'. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Yellow cloth bright and clean.like new. 'David Jones Book Corner' ink stamp to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 136pp View more info

Once There Was War

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1959

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 017445

Condition: Good


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear plus minor nicks to head and foot of spine/corners. Minor sunning to spine. Foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to feps and pastedowns. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 233pp View more info

The Curse of the Greenstone Tiki

By: Kitty O'Sullivan

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Auckland Service Printery:

Seller ID: 019177

Condition: Fair


Heavy wear to cloth. Spine is moderately sunned and has a slope. Foxing to edges of page-block. A small label mark to front pastedown and minor foxing to feps and pastedowns only. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. Undated (1945). 300pp View more info

The May Gibbs Collection: Mother of the Gumnuts / Gumnut Classics

By: Maureen Walsh

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018555

ISBN: 0207151792

Condition: Near Fine


Jackets have light general wear plus sunning to spines. No tears. Books very clean. Bindings tight. 228pp and 496pp ADDITIONAL POSTAGE CHARGEABLE. NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. View more info

Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese Volume II

By: Shotara Kimura and Charlotte M. A. Peake

Price: $99.00  $89.10

Publisher: Tokyo, T. Hasegawa:

Seller ID: 012500

Condition: Very Good


Undated (1908). Light wear to decorative covers. A very clean copy with no damage. Illustrated with woodblock prints on folded pages. Unpaginated. View more info

Soviet Costume and Textiles 1917-1945

By: Tatiana Strizenova

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020248

ISBN: 2080135155

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 311pp View more info

Oeuvres de Victor Hugo: Odes et Ballades - Les Orientales I One Volume Only

By: Victor Hugo

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Paris, Alphonse Lemerre:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020079

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to red leather. Five horizonal ridges to spine. Gilt to spine good. Gilt page edges. There is a split at the front hinge causing the front board to be partially detached. Light foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. An occasional internal spot but really very clean. Undated (1875) 362pp View more info

Thousand Cranes

By: Yasunari Kawabata (Translated from Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker)

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1959

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 019056

Condition: Fair to Good


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear and some foxing. No tears. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped). Heavy foxing to edges of page-block, preliminaries and last couple of pages. Text clean with just a very few spots to margins. Binding tight. 144pp View more info