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Posted 09 December 2009

On Wednesday a kind lady donated 7 boxes of books to my secondhand bookshop. Often when this happens there is a lot of crap and not much worth selling, but I was very excited to find almost a complete collection of hard and soft covered Nancy....

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Reading Habit

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War and Democracy, the

by Seton-Watson, R W; Wilson, J Dover; Zimmern, Alfred; And Greenwood, Arthur

Good. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. Light/dull green cloth binding, 390pp including index, fold out map in rear (has small tear). Book covers material on the National idea in Europe; Germany; Austria-Hungary and the Southern Slavs; Russia; Foreign Policy; Issues of the War; Social and Economic Aspects of the War; and German Culture and the British Commonwealth. This is a good solid copy, some very slight spinal damage, cover in good condition, small calligraphy marking on inside header ...


Super-Folks used book

Super-Folks more books like this

by Mayer, Robert other copies of this book

price: $23.05

Ships from NSW, AUSTRALIA

Edition: Second Edition Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Brighton, United Kingdom Date published: 1978 ISBN-13: 9780207958144 ISBN: 0207958149

Description: Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. First published in 1977, this is a reprint of one of the most funny novels ever written. It is set in a world where all the heroes, including Batman & Robin and Superman, have either been killed or are missing. The only hero left is David Brinkley, out of action for nearly a decade due to failing superpowers. Brinkley never expects to have to don his superhero outfit again. But then, a news bulletin and a phone call, draw Brinkley back into one last ... read more

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Sketches of Kafir Life used book

Sketches of Kafir Life more books like this

by Callaway, Godfrey other copies of this book

price: $32.41

Ships from NSW, AUSTRALIA

Edition: First Edition Binding: Cloth Publisher: A.R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd, London, England Date published: 1905

Description: Fair. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. This book documents life on a South African mission and the interaction with the Xhosa people in the early 19th century. Original green cloth boards with extensive discolouration and scuffing, cloth has started to become thin at spine, inside front page has sticker attached as an award to the book recipient in 1931, black & white frontispiece of the Priest's Hut, a number of other black & white pictures throughout, pages show age-related discolouration, ... read more

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Spartan Twins, the used book

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by Perkins, Lucy Fitch other copies of this book

price: $23.05

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Edition: Fifth Impression Binding: Cloth Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, England Date published: 1946

Description: Perkins, Lucy Fitch. Fair to Good in Fair jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Classic children's story part of a series of books on 'Twins'. Illustrated throughout. Brown boards in good condition with minor scuffing. Dust Jacket showing signs of wear and tear and age-related spotting and discolouration, though still in fair to good condition with minimal scuffing and no large tears. Pages show expected amount of spotting for age. Name has been written in pen in the This Book Belongs To section. ... read more

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Whirlwind used book

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by Clavell, James other copies of this book

price: $16.02

Ships from NSW, AUSTRALIA

Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket Publisher: Book Club Associates, Great Britain Date published: 1987

Description: Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. This is the fifth novel in the Asian Saga. Large Hardcover format with blue boards that show only minor shelf wear. Inside of boards shows map of region concerned with novel. Dust jacket in good condition with only 1 tiny tear and some minor shelf wear to edges. Pages in good condition with only 2 small pen/pencil marks on inside front pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Overall a good tight copy. Weighs approx. 1335gms and has 1023pp. read more

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Detection Unlimited used book

Detection Unlimited more books like this

by Heyer, Georgette other copies of this book

price: $15.09

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Softcover Publisher: Panther Books, London, England Date published: 1965

Description: Good in Not Applicable jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. A classic detective novel by the queen of mystery and suspense. 126gms, 223 pages, small paperback format. A good copy for its age with no spinal damage and of good reading quality. The book displays some age-related general wear and tear and page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. read more

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Why Shoot a Butler? used book

Why Shoot a Butler? more books like this

by Heyer, Georgette other copies of this book

price: $14.15

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Softcover Publisher: Hinkler Books, Dingley, VIC, Australia Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9781741211436 ISBN: 1741211433

Description: Very Good in Not Applicable jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. A classic detective novel by the queen of mystery and suspense. 172gms, 309 pages, small paperback format. A very good copy with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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Croquet Player, the used book

Croquet Player, the more books like this

by Wells, H. G. other copies of this book

price: $35.96

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London Date published: 1936

Description: Fair to Good in Good jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. Hardcover book with original dj, boards are mottled green and black, 82pp, weighs 198gms. In a cafe at Les Noupets, as he comfortably sips his vermouth before lunching with his aunt, the narrator is accosted by a voluble stranger who tells him a strange and terrible story of the haunted countryside of Cainsmarch, and of how he was finally driven to leave it and put himself in the hands of a nerve-specialist. The narrator, already disturbed ... read more

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Everybody's Marionette Book used book

Everybody's Marionette Book more books like this

by Whanslaw, H.W. other copies of this book

price: $27.73

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket Publisher: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd, Surry, UK Date published: 1948

Description: Good in Fair jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. Hardcover book with green boards and dust jacket, reprint edition, 128pp, weighs 246gms. Here is a book, written after many years of practical experience, which tells the manner in which the making and use of a full-sized marionette theatre and its puppets may be accomplished. The book for the professional puppeteer. This is a good copy with moderate general wear and tear and age-related page discolouration and minor foxing. Dust jacket has been ... read more

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Puppetry for Beginners used book

Puppetry for Beginners more books like this

by Allen, Arthur B. other copies of this book

price: $24.28

Ships from NSW, AUSTRALIA

Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket Publisher: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd, Surry, UK Date published: 1952

Description: Good in Fair to Good jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. Hardcover book with red boards and dust jacket, reprint edition, 175pp, weighs 268gms. A graded and easily followed sequence of puppet-work iin three stages. It is designed to be used in either the school or the home, and is fully illustrated by the author. This is a good copy with moderate general wear and tear and age-related page discolouration and moderate foxing. Dust jacket has been price clipped and is in fair condition with shelf wear ... read more

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