Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Foldvaribooks
Published
1952
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Dust jacket slightly chipped at edges, torn to spine. The book in fine condition.
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First edition. Signed
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£537.70

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London: Michael Joseph, 1952. First edition. Signed. In publisher's green cloth. With original dust jacket by Peter Rudland. Dust jacket slightly chipped at edges, torn to spine. The book in fine condition.. First edition. Signed. In publisher's green cloth. With original dust jacket by Peter Rudland. 319, (1) pages. The first book of the series "The Children of… Read more
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MARTHA QUEST - SIGNED

by Lessing, Doris

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Captain Ahab's Rare Books
Published
1952
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First British Edition
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London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1952. First British Edition. First Impression. Octavo; green textured boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine; 320pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Hint of a lean, cloth a touch loose at the crown, with some minor fading to the board edges; Very Good+ and clean throughout. The unclipped dustjacket has… Read more
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Winthrop and Wales, LLC
Published
1952
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BOOK VERY GOOD+
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1st Edition
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£491.29

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London: Michael Joseph, 1952. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. BOOK VERY GOOD+/JACKET VERY GOOD. 8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special, decorative bookplate. A CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. 1ST PRINTING. HANDSOME COPY.
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Martha Quest (Signed)

by Lessing, Doris

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Derringer Books
Published
1952
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Near Fine
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First edition
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£412.85

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London: Michael Joseph, 1952. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. First UK edition of the South Rhodesian author's uncommon second book. The first novel featuring her rebel character Martha Quest. A handsome near fine copy in green cloth binding in a sharp unclipped dustwrapper. The wrapper is mildly age spotted on the verso and… Read more
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Martha Quest.

by Lessing, Doris

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Raptis Rare Books
Published
1952
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London: Michael Joseph, 1952. Martha Quest, the first book in the "Children of Violence" series, follows a young girl coming of age in British colonial South Africa just before World War II. The following books chronicle her experience as she grows through marriage and then motherhood. In 2007 Doris Lessing won the Nobel Prize in Literature. At 87, she… Read more
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Martha Quest.

by Lessing, Doris

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Thomas Dorn ABAA
Published
1952
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1st Edition
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London: Michael Joseph (1952)., 1952. First British printing. 8vo. 320 pp. Original green cloth binding. SIGNED by Lessing, the 2007 Nobel Laureate, on the title page. The author's first book in the Children of Violence series. Book slightly slanted with some cloth fading at the extremities else very good in a very good price-intact DJ with shallow chipping at the… Read more
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Martha Quest: Book ' One of Children of Violence ' Sequence

by Lessing, Doris (SIGNED)

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Lower Beverley Better Books
Published
1983
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As New
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First Edition Thus, 2nd Printing
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9780246109064
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£161.01

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London, United Kingdom: Granada Publishing Limited, 1983. First Edition Thus, 2nd Printing . Hardcover. As New/Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Martha Quest was first published in 1952, then in a double volume with 'A Proper Marriage 'in 1965. Published on its own by Granada in 1977. This is… Read more
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Lessing, Doris

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GridFreed LLC
Published
1970-09-01
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New
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9780452253537
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Martha Quest.

by LESSING, Doris.

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Peter Harrington
Published
1952
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London: Michael Joseph, 1952. First edition, first impression, of the first book in the Children of Violence series. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With dust jacket. Spine rolled and faded, edges lightly spotted; an excellent copy in the rubbed jacket with short closed tear to head of front panel, minor loss to head of… Read more
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Martha Quest (The Children of Violence, Book 1)

by Lessing, Doris

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GridFreed LLC
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1995-09-01
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New
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9780060976668
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HarpPeren, 1995-09-01. Paperback. New. New.
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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84 Charing Cross Road Books, IOBA
Published
1952
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Good Condition
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First Edition
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£73.50

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Michael Joseph, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Good+/Quite Good 1st edition 1952 Michael Joseph hardback, unclipped DJ with price intact, in protective mylar. Two 1cm tears to lower front edge of DJ, further similar tears to top corners of DJ and top front edge with piece of loss to top of DJ spine, dulling… Read more
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Lessing, Doris

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GridFreed LLC
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1991-02-01
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New
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9780452265769
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1952
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Michael Joseph, London, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 320 pages (complete). First edition of Lessing's third novel and the first in the 'The Children of Violence' sequence. In very good general condition. The dustjacket, designed by Peter Rudland, is enclosed in a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket has some wear to the edges. It is intact… Read more
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Martha Quest: A Novel (Perennial Classics)

by Doris Lessing

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GridFreed LLC
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2001-01-23
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New
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9780060959692
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Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2001-01-23. Paperback. New. New.
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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GridFreed LLC
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1996-07-31
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New
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9780586089989
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Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1996-07-31. Paperback. New.
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Martha Quest: A Novel

by Lessing, Doris

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A - Z Books
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2001
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New
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9780060959692
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Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2001. Paperback. New. 8 x 5.31 cm.
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Martha Quest: A Novel

by Lessing, Doris

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Sanctum Books
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2001
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New
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9780060959692
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Martha Quest: A Novel

by Lessing, Doris

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Vikram Jain Books
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2001
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New
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9780060959692
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Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2001. Paperback. New. 8 x 5.31 cm. Martha Quest: A Novel Lessing, Doris
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Martha Quest: A Novel

by Lessing, Doris

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BookVistas
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2001
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New
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9780060959692
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Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2001. Paperback. New. 8 x 5.31 cm.
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence S.)

by Lessing Doris

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Bonita
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Good
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9780246109064
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Albert Books
Published
1952
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First Edition
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London: Michael Joseph, 1952. Green cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Very good plus, clean and fresh, with mild spine lean, faint sunning along cover edges, light offsetting along inner hinge of front and rear flyleaves, neatly scripted former owner's name on front flyleaf, in an attractive, very good minus dust jacket, slightl chipped at spine ends, 1" tear to top… Read more
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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J. E. MILES, A BOOKSELLER
Published
1970
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Good
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£41.24

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Plume. Good. 1970. Soft Cover. (V74) .
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Lessing, Doris

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Bonita
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Good
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9780452265769
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Doris Lessing

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Wonder Book
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Used - Good
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SIgnet Books. Used - Good. Good condition. (Literature) A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates, stamps, limited notes and highlighting, or a few light stains.
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Lessing, Doris

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GridFreed LLC
Published
25812
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New
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9780452253537
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Plume, 25812. Paperback. New. As new.
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Martha Quest (The Children of Violence, Book 1)

by Lessing, Doris

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Bonita
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9780060976668
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Martha Quest: A Novel (Children of Violence, 1)

by Doris Lessing

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Bonita
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Good
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9780060959692
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Russian Hill Bookstore
Published
1952
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£28.90

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London, Great Britain: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1952. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition.. 320 pages, 12mo. Missing dust-jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering along spine. Shelfwear: light scuffing along edges and cover boards, heavy spine fade, foxing on inside covers and endpapers. Volume is in Very Good condition..
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Martha Quest

by LESSING, DORIS

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Hard To Find Books
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Michael Joseph 1952. First edition, octavo, green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 320pp, VG (bookseller's label to fep, light tanning & light foxing to page edges, light fadin to spine extrems) in d/w VG (light rubbing, light soiling, tear with 2cm loss reapired with archival tape to spine extrems)
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1952
Condition
Fair
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1st Edition
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£21.47

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Michael Joseph, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/Good. the boards are edge worn and shelf rubbed. spine sunned. marked. some tanning. previous owner's inscription. minor foxing. internally clean and tightly bound. Photocopy Jacket. [P.K.]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Doris Lessing

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Firefly Bookstore LLC
Published
January 1966
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Used Good
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SIgnet Books, January 1966. Mass Market Paperback . Used Good. Front and back covers have light wear to edges and corners. Spine intact, some wear. Binding is intact. Pages are generally clean with minor edge or corner wear. Clearly a pre-owned and used copy but still in readable condition. Some minor spine creasing and edge wear. We… Read more
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1952
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Good
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1st Edition
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£18.17

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Michael Joseph, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. the jacket is shelf worn and torn. front end page and half title page missing. tanning. netting is visible. well bound. good copy.[S.K]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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Martha Quest: A Novel (Perennial Classics)

by Doris Lessing

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Ergodebooks
Published
2001-01-23
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Used:Good
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9780060959692
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Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2001-01-23. Paperback. Used:Good.
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Martha Quest (Book One Of Children Of Violence)

by Doris Lessing

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Wonder Book
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Used - Good
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Panther / Granada. Used - Good. Good condition. Slightly dampstained.
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Doris Lessing

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Discover Books
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POOR
ISBN
9780452250956
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£15.96

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Plume. Mass Market Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Lessing, Doris

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World of Books Ltd
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Acceptable
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9780246109064
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Hardback. Acceptable.
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris: Doris Lessing

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gearbooks
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Plume Prn Sep 1970
ISBN
9780452259683
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£13.42

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New York and Scarborough, ON: A Plume Book/ New American Library, 1970. 1st Plume Prn Sep 1970 . Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo or 8° (Medium Octavo): 7¾" x 9¾" tall. 248 pp. Solidly bound copy with moderate external wear, crisp pages and clean text. Light foxing on page edges.
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Martha Quest

by Doris Lessing

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Federico Burki
Published
1980
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Muy buen estado
ISBN
9788470178047
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£12.39

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Barcelona: Argos Vergara, 1980. Libro. Muy buen estado. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. 20 x 13 cm.. Trad. de Francesc Parcerisas. 20 x 13 cm.; 286 pp..
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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The John Bale Books LLC
Published
1970
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Very Good
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Doris Lessing

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The Monster Bookshop
Published
1996-08-19
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New
ISBN
9780586089989
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Flamingo, 1996-08-19. Paperback. New. 2.7919 cent in x 19.3909 cent in x 12.9949 cent in.
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Martha Quest

by Doris Lessing (Deceased)

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Petes Loved Books
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1966

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Used
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London: Panther, 1966. Awarded Author. Used. **GIFT INSCRIPTION ON INSIDE PAGEIntelligent, sensitive, and fiercely passionate, Martha Quest is a young woman living on a farm in Africa, feeling her way through the torments of adolescence and early womanhood. She is a romantic idealistic in revolt against the puritan snobbery of her parents, trying to live to the full… Read more
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Martha Quest: Book One Of Children Of Violence

by Lessing Doris

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Marlowes Books
Published
1977
Condition
Good
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Reprint
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9780246109064
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London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1977. 297 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Good condition. There is some light shelf and reading wear, but still a presentable copy. Martha Is A Young Girl Living On A Farm In Africa With Ideas Of Her Own.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/Good.
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Martha Quest: A Novel (Perennial Classics)

by Doris Lessing

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Ergodebooks
Published
2001-02-01
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Good
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9780060959692
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Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2001-02-01. Paperback. Good.
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence) Lessing, Doris

by Lessing, Doris

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GridFreed LLC
Published
33270
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New
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9780452265769
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Martha Quest:: A complete Novel From Children of Violence

by Lessing, Doris

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Hammonds Books
Published
1970
Edition
4th printing
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9780452253537
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£10.32

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Plume Books: Plume Books. 1970. 4th printing. softcover. 0452253535 . B012229; 248 pp softcover, very good contents and wraps .
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Bytown Bookery
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780586021156
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Harpercollins Canada. Very Good. 1981. Paperback. 0586021159 . Trade paperback in Very Good condition. Pages are tight and unmarked with age tanning. There is some spine creasing and cover scuffing. "Intelligent, sensitive, and fiercely passionate, Martha Quest is a young woman living on a farm in Africa, feeling her way through the torments of adolescence and… Read more
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Martha Quest

by Lessing, Doris

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1952
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Michael Joseph, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. The boards are worn and sunned.Tanning.Creased.Well bound.Good copy.[R.M]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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Martha Quest (Children of Violence)

by Lessing, Doris

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Wonder Book
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Collectible - Good
ISBN
9780452256378
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Plume. Collectible - Good. Collectible - Good. From the library of science fiction and fantasy writer, editor, publisher and prolific book reviewer D. Douglas Fratz. (africa, zimbabwe, fiction)
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Martha Quest

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Liber. Antiqua
Published
1970.
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1970.. u.a.: Wien, Buchgemeinschaft Donauland Kremayr & Scheriau,, 364 Seiten Lizenzausgabe, um 1970, Hardcover, Ganzleinen, abgegriffen, verschmutzt, Kanten und Ecken bestossen, schiefgelesen, Seiten gebräunt, wellig, fleckig, Schutzumschlag abgegriffen, verschmutzt, eingerissen, randlädiert, mittlerer Zustand Bücher
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Martha Quest

by Doris Lessing

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World of Rare Books
Published
1966
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Good
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Panther, 1966. Paperback. Good. 1966. Panther Edition. 271 pages. Colour photographic paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning.
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