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Through the Unicorn Gates

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Fair. No dust jacket. 1950. 287 pages. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Red cloth boards. Tightly bound cream pages with moderate tanning to text block edge and endpapers. Light fingerprint marks throughout. Moderately stained, bleached, blemished and soiled boards with rubbing, scuffing and surface wear. Moderate edge rubbing, scuffing and wear with light corner bumping. Moderate warp to the front board. Light sunning to spine. Pen mark to the front board. World of Rare Books Item ref. ...


Mongolia: in Search of Marco Polo and Other Adventures used book

Mongolia: in Search of Marco Polo and Other Adventures

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hollis & Carter Date published: 1967

Description: Good in fair dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. 366 pages. Orange, pictorial dust jacket over black-purple cloth. Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks with B&W plates. Collapsed spine. Slight bumping to corners with moderate rubbing along edges and over surfaces. Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1451985019NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The International Convention for the Protection of Birds Concluded in 1902 and Hungary Historical Sketch used book

The International Convention for the Protection of Birds Concluded in 1902 and Hungary Historical Sketch

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Victor Hornyanszky Date published: 1907

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1907. 241 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with decorative gilt. Name to the free endpaper. Good bright pages. Mild foxing to a couple of the pages. Heavy cracking to the gutter. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Spine sunned. Spine extremes scuffed. Bright gilt. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1453115848RF (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Bucket Shop used book

The Bucket Shop

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Michael Joseph Date published: 1968

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. 1968. 190 pages. This is an ex-Library book. White pictorial jacket covering red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Pages remain bright with ex library inserts and stamps to the endpapers as well as inscription. Light foxing and water staining to text block edge. Binding is firm with very light shelf wear to the spine. Unclipped jacket has a plastic coating and moderate tanning all round. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1455193802CEB (Use this ID when enquiring ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

Laughing Gas used book

Laughing Gas

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Sun Dial Press, INC Date published: 1111

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 303 pages. No dust jacket. Brown cloth boards. Old book worm damage to the pastedown endpapers. The front hinge is cracked, with exposed netting and slack binding. Inscription to the free endpaper. Good bright pages with light foxing and markings to some of the pages throughout. Rough cut pages. Mild edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Lean to the spine. Spine extremes scuffed and ripped. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1456321559RF ... 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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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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Principles of Magnetic Particle Testing used book

Principles of Magnetic Particle Testing

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Magnaflux Corporation Date published: 1967

Description: Good in fair dust jacket. 1967. 525 pages. Purple, pictorial dust jacket over cloth. Firm binding. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with stamps at front pages. Contains both B&W plates and illustrations. Moderate bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with moderate rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing, tanning and wear over surfaces. World of Rare ... Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Beautiful is Vanished used book

The Beautiful is Vanished

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Collins Date published: 1951

Description: Good. No dust jacket. 1951. 511 pages. No dust jacket. Black cloth boards with decorative gilt. Good bright pages. Light tanning and foxing to the endpapers. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Boards slightly warped. Spine sunned. Bright gilt. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1457526357RF (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. ) Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Arran With Camera and Sketchbook used book

Arran With Camera and Sketchbook

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hale Date published: 1951

Description: Good in good dust jacket. 1951. 230 pages. Blue & photographic dust jacket with white lettering over red cloth. B&W illustrations and photographs throughout. Clean pages. Heavy tanning to endpapers with mild foxing to page edges. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Unclipped dust jacket. Moderate wear, tear and chipping to edges and corners. Moderate soiling to DJ. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1457630965SRG (Use this ID when enquiring about ... Read More

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Book: Good

 

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World of Rare Books, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM