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The Youth Hostel Murders

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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 ...

Short-Wave Radio Reception used book

Short-Wave Radio Reception

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$34.16

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Binding: Softcover
Publisher: W. Foulsham & Co
Date published: 1932

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1932. 110 pages. This version is undated. White illustrated dust jacket with pink lettering over a brown paperback. Clean pages. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Mild wear to spine, edges and corners. Mild marking to covers. Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear, with small (approx. 1cm) tears to edges and corners. Mild soiling to DJ. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1447162611RF (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

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English Furniture used book

English Furniture

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$6.43

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Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: A. & C. Black Ltd
Date published: 1934

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1934. 199 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated by E. J. Warne. B&W illustrations and photographs throughout. Moderate tanning throughout. Moderate wear to spine, board edges and corners. Small splits (approx. 1cm) to spine ends. Moderate sunning to spine and board edges. Mild scuffing and marking to boards. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1449504952JML (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

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Gollantz and Partners used book

Gollantz and Partners

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$6.43

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Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Hutchinson
Date published: 1958

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1958. First Edition. 279 pages. Grey decorative dust jacket with B&W lettering over maroon cloth. Clean pages with firm binding. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Mild sunning to spine head. Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear, tear and chipping to edges and corners. Moderate tanning to spine and edges. Mild soiling to DJ. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1449694440NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

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Behind the Waterfall used book

Behind the Waterfall

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$17.69

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Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Peter Davies
Date published: 1943

Description: Good in fair dust jacket. 1943. 218 pages. Grey, pictorial dust jacket over grey cloth. Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks with intermittent dog-eared corners. Dedication to previous owner and insert at front endpaper. Moderate bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with moderate rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Most of jacket missing with the exception of a portion of the front. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1454682824MAJ (Use ... Read More

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Book: Good

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Desert Episode (Panther Books) used book

Desert Episode (Panther Books)

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$4.02

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Binding: Softcover
Publisher: Hamilton & Co (Stafford) Limited
Date published: 1955

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1955. 189 pages. Blue, pictorial card. Rusty staples with noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks. Intermittent dog-eared corners. Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1455796053RF (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

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Salute From a Dead Man used book

Salute From a Dead Man

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$6.43

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Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Date published: 1966

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. 188 pages. White pictorial jacket covering red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Pages remain reasonably bright with light foxing to text block edge and inscription to the front endpaper. Binding is firm with light soiling and tanning around edge of boards. Spine has very light shelf wear. Unclipped jacket has moderate tanning all round and light soiling to the covers. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1456505396AL (Use this ID when ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Jan of Holland used book

Jan of Holland

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Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Date published: 1964

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1964. 81 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Green pictorial jacket covering green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Contains pictorial plates. Pages remain reasonably bright with light foxing to text block edge and includes ex library inserts and stamps. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and soiling to boards. Spine has light water staining to both ends. Unclipped jacket has a plastic coating and light soiling to the covers. Spine is tanned with light shelf ... Read More

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Book: Good

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Mother Finds a Body used book

Mother Finds a Body

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$89.81

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Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: John Lane: Bodley Head
Date published: 1943

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1943. First Edition. 208 pages. Pictorial dust-jacket over Red cloth boards. Name label to the pastedown endpaper. Good bright pages. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Boards warped. Unclipped dust-jacket. Small tears to the edges and corners. Rubbing to the jacket. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1458250887NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

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Adventurers for God used book

Adventurers for God

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$24.66

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Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Date published: 1959

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1959. 223 pages. Yellow and red pictorial dj over green cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Pages are mildly tanned and foxed but ultimately remains clear throughout. Includes photographs. Minor shelf wear to the spine and boards. Gilt remains bright. Minor edge wear & use marking to dj. Unclipped. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1458296929CEB (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