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Germany and France: A Popular History of the Franco-German War, Vol II

Germany and France: A Popular History of the Franco-German War, Vol II

by Elihu Rich

Published by James Hagger, London. [Undated] but circa 1880. Condition: Very Good. Volume II OnlyBound in brown half leather with gold detailing and title to spine. The binding is firm and in excellent condition. There is just some general rubbing and wear to the edges and spine. Inside, other than some toning and age spotting, the book is in Very Good condition, with no real damage or wear to speak of. Other than the mentioned signs of ageing, the pages are in clean and bright condition.In all, this is... Read more
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£45.00
African Philosophy

African Philosophy

by Richard A Wright

African Philosophy:An IntroductionRichard A WrightUniversity of Toledopp 258 +
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$246.00
The Works of Thomas Otway. In Three Volumes

The Works of Thomas Otway. In Three Volumes

by OTWAY, Thomas; THORNTON, Thomas

London: T. Turner, 1813. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo. Full leather bound, five raised bands and gilt titling & ornaments on spines. Minor rubbed on leather, some corners slightly bumped, edges rubbing. Light wear of spine edges. Light foxing mostly on first and last pages. Contents is clean, with no inscriptions or marks, firm and bright. Minor pencil inscriptions on pastedown of volume 1. Pages: 247, 396 & 340, .
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£90.00
China Dolls

China Dolls

by See, Lisa

London, England: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2014. Large softcover, first edition, 616gms, 383 pages. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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AU$7.50
Mrs Henderson and other Stories

Mrs Henderson and other Stories

by Wyndham, Francis

London: Jonathan Cape. 1985. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 160 pages The author's first work of fiction. Wyndham was a notable British author, literary critic and journalist. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$22.00
Night Without Armor, A: Poems

Night Without Armor, A: Poems

by Jewel

New York, USA: Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins), 1998. Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 376gms, 139 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, there is a small pen mark on the inside front endpaper. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And... Read more
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AU$10.00
Broken Wings of the Samurai: The Destruction of the Japanese Airforce

Broken Wings of the Samurai: The Destruction of the Japanese Airforce

by Mikesh, Robert C

England: Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1993. Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dustjacket, first UK edition, 854gms, 199 pages. Book is in very good condition with some very minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First UK Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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AU$45.00
THE MONTH-BROTHERS: A SLAVIC TALE Translation from the Russian by Thomas  P. Whitney

THE MONTH-BROTHERS: A SLAVIC TALE Translation from the Russian by Thomas P. Whitney

by Marshak, Samuel

Wm. Morrow. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0688015093 . 83, hb, first edition, DJ mylar protected. Bk has brown and blue boards with mild edgwr. DJ has mild wear; mylar protected. **** A retelling of the Slavic folktale in which a young girl outwits her greedy stepmother and stepsister with the help of the Month Brothers who use their magic to enable her to fulfill seemingly impossible tasks. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall .
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$27.25
Matters of Interpretation

Matters of Interpretation

by Nakkula, Michael J

San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998. Reciprocal Transformation in Therapeutic and Developmental Relationships with Youth. Stated First edition. Name on fep. 346 bright, unmarked pages. Light wear to top of dust jacket at spine. In great condition! Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and lifelong learning.. First. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$10.75
Nightwing

Nightwing

by Martin Cruz Smith

Andre Deutsch. Near fine. First edition. Hardback. Clean, tight pages. Some light age spotting to page edges/Very good+. Not price clipped. The slightest rubbing and creasing to edges, very light bumping to corners.
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£8.99
Anne of Green Gables: A Press-Out & Dress-Up Activity Book (featuring Anne and Her Best Friend Diana)

Anne of Green Gables: A Press-Out & Dress-Up Activity Book (featuring Anne and Her Best Friend Diana)

New York, USA: Bantam Books, 1994. Softcover, first edition, 384gms, pages are un-numbered, no elements of this book are missing. A beautifully detailed press-out book based on L.M. Montgomery's classic story, Anne of Green Gables. It includes 10 delightful outfits and accompanying extracts from the book. There are 8 pages of activities for making your own keepsakes including bracelets and a jewellery box. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration... Read more
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AU$40.00
BLOOD AT THE BOOKIES: A Fethering Mystery

BLOOD AT THE BOOKIES: A Fethering Mystery

by Brett, Simon

London, United Kingdom: Macmillan, 2008 339 pages. Original dustjacket not price clipped - on spine of d/j three very small indentations. Pictorial dustjacket. This is the 9th novel in the Fethering Mysteries series. As the title suggests - a body is found in the local bookies has all the mystery and intrigue of a Brett novel. Colin Dexter reviewing the book said: "Murder most enjoyable ... An author who never takes himself that seriously, and for whom any fictional murder can frequently form part... Read more
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£4.00
Blink and You Die: Ruby Redfort #6

Blink and You Die: Ruby Redfort #6

by Child, Lauren

London, England: Harper Collins Children's Books, 2016. Medium hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 540gms, 612 pages, decorated endpapers. This is book #6 and the final instalment in the Ruby Redfort series. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear. Front wraps show some sticker residue from a removed price tag. Book shows... Read more
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AU$10.00
The Bird of Dawning

The Bird of Dawning

by John Masefield

First UK printing. Fair/poor unclipped dust jacket is rather tatty with creasing, tearing and areas of loss to the spine. Internally the pages are clean and tight and there are no tears or significant blemishes. As good as any of Masefield's best tales.
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£12.00
The Great Tide

The Great Tide

by Rubylea Hall

1947. Duell, Sloan and Pearce. Boards are sturdy, soiled, worn along edges. Text is clean and unmarked. Decled edges are soiled. Gold lettering on front and spine is worn. No DJ.
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$210.00
Fellow No More, A

Fellow No More, A

by Felloes, Traci

Smithfield, Australia: Gary Allen Pty Ltd, 1997. Paperback, First Edition, 300gms, 221 pages. This is a truly human story about an amazing person who battles the odds to be who she is, educating those around her and finding love and acceptance from people in all walks of life. Book is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, some mild staining to tops of pages, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. . First Edition. Paperback. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" -... Read more
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AU$9.50
Adventure of Archaeology, The

Adventure of Archaeology, The

by Fagan, Brian M

Washington D.C.: The National Geographic Society, 1985. Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1950g, 368pgs, maroon endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket shows light chipping and one small tear at the top of the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs almost 2kg and may incur additional... Read more
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AU$11.00
April 1865

April 1865

by Jay Winik

Harper Collins 2001. First edition. Book is very good with minor edge wear and previous owner's name label on front paste down. Mylar covered DJ is like new.
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$15.00
Not Without Prejudice: The Memoirs of Sir David Napley

Not Without Prejudice: The Memoirs of Sir David Napley

by Napley, David (Sir)

London, England: Harrap Limited, 1982. Medium softcover, reprint, 368gms, 331 pages. Everyone thinks they know the real Gordon Ramsay: rude, loud, pathologically driven, stubborn as hell, but this is his real story. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There are quite a few medium size pen markings from a previous owner on the inside front and rear pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. First Edition. Hardcover with Dust... Read more
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AU$18.00
My Steve

My Steve

by Irwin, Terri

Pymble, Australia: Simon & Schuster, 2007. Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 594gms, 271 pages, and green endpapers. This book is a non-stop adventure, a love story, and a fitting and inspiring tribute to a man adores by everyone whose life he touched. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other... Read more
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AU$8.50
Poet Kendall: His Romantic History (From the Cradle to the Humeneal Altar)

Poet Kendall: His Romantic History (From the Cradle to the Humeneal Altar)

by Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M

Sydney, Australia: John Sands Limited, 1926. Hardcover with cloth boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 768gms, 334 pages. This is the first of a two volume biography of the Australian poet Henry Kendall. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Spine has a library code written on the cloth,... Read more
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AU$45.00
Western Comic Album No. 2

Western Comic Album No. 2

Manchester, England: World Distributors Ltd Hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, undated (but inscription is dated 1957), first edition, 326gms. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, mild shelf wear to edges/corners of boards, pen inscription on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you... Read more
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AU$25.00
Gemini God

Gemini God

by Garry Kilworth

Faber and Faber, 1981. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 20.5x13cm. Dust jacket clipped. Grey cloth hardcover. Text block: excellent. Pages with age tanning, no marks..
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£16.00
International Directory of Military Aircraft 1996/97, The

International Directory of Military Aircraft 1996/97, The

by Frawley, Gerard; and Thorn, Jim

Weston Creek, ACT, Australia: Aerospace Publications P/L, 1996. Softcover, edition not stated (assumed first edition), 496gms, 189 pages. Featuring over 280 individual types in the first ever biennial directory of the world's military aircraft fleet. From the MiG-17 to Eurofighter, from trainers to helicopters, fighters and special mission aircraft. They are all here under the one cover for the first time in aviation history. Also includes a fleet inventory of the world's air arms. Book is in... Read more
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AU$10.00
Against the Odds:  Riding for My Life

Against the Odds: Riding for My Life

by Bailey, Jerry

2005. with Tom Pedulla Signed and inscribed by author on title page First Edition 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 231 pages plus a glossy section of black and white photographs From jacket: "He is considered the leading rider of his era, one of the greatest jockeys ever to break from the starting gate. He has won every major race there is, and then won it again; set earnings and stakes records and entered the Racing Hall of Fame. But none of it was possible until he beat his demons.... Read more
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$21.00