World of Rare Books

A Sussex-based company with over 45 years collective experience of the book trade, World of Rare Books specialise in rare, antiquarian and vintage books, including 1st editions of all genres.
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Be Your Real Self by David Harold Fink
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1951. 307 pages. Orange jacket with white lettering over cloth boards. Foxing and tanning to endpapers, pastedowns and text block edges. Crisp pages with bold text. Lightly rubbed and marked...
Comptoir Libanais by Tony Kitous
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2013. 280 pages. No dust jacket. Signed by the author. Illustrated boards with white lettering. Colour photographs throughout. Clean pages with firm binding. Small scuff to middle of front...
The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
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1962. 223 pages. No dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards and contains pictorial plates. Pages are slightly yellowed with moderate foxing to text block edge and within, inscription to the ffep....
Heidi (Evergreen classics) by Johanna Spyri
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1965. 127 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing,...
The Wishing-Chair Again by Enid Blyton
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1952. Second Edition. 192 pages. Pictorial jacket covering red cloth boards. Pages are slightly yellowed with moderate foxing to text block edge and inside, inscription to the endpapers. Boards...
The Second Bounce by Michael Cronin
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1959. 191 pages. Pictorial jacket over black boards. Some pencil annotations and stamps to paste-down. Neat clean pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Few dog eared...
The Book of Martyrs by John Foxe
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383 pages. No dust jacket. Mauve boards with gilt pictorial and lettering. Mild tanning to text pages and heavy tanning to endpapers and paste-downs. Former owner's stamp to front...
Orphans of Tsavo by Daphne Sheldrick
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1968. 159 pages. Pictorial jacket over blue boards. Book contains black and white plates. Plates are clean and neat, with light tanning to pages. Light tanning to text pages with light tanning...
A First French Book by W.F.H. Whitmarsh
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1965. 181 pages. No dust jacket. Pictorial green and white boards. French language. Firm binding to clean, lightly tanned pages with bright copy throughout. Minor foxing to occasional page...
The Glass-Blowers by Daphne Du Maurier
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1963. 348 pages. Illustrated dust jacket with white lettering over grey cloth. Clean pages. Mild foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's name on front endpaper....
The Four Storey Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
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1972. 177 pages. No dust jacket. Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. Black and white illustrations by author. Slightly loose binding to clean, lightly tanned pages with bright copy...
Earth, My Friend by Peter Townsend
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1959. First Edition. 351 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial brown dust jacket over green cloth boards. Contains black and white photographic plates. Pages and binding are presentable...
Sealskin Trousers And Other Stories by Eric Linklater
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1947. 127 pages. Blue jacket covering blue cloth boards. Pages remain bright with light water staining to text block edge and foxing to the endpapers. Boards have mild shelf wear with light...
Complete Plays of Ben Jonson: Vol. I
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642 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Vol. I. Firm binding to clean, lightly tanned pages with bright copy throughout. Cracked hinge at half title page...
Morning and Evening: Daily Readings by C.H. Spurgeon
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1974. 744 pages. No dust jacket. Red boards with gilt lettering to spine. Firm binding to clean pages with bright copy throughout. Fep removed. Clean squared boards with bright gilt lettering...
Common Birds of the Highveld by J. M. Winterbottom
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1954. First Edition. 41 pages. No dust jacket. Brown boards with white lettering. Illustrated by Hazel Stokes. Colour and B&W illustrations throughout. Clean pages. Mild tanning to endpapers...
The Lady of the Barge by W.W. Jacobs
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287 pages. No dust jacket. Pictorial blue hardcover. Swastika on front board. Cracks to hinges, text pages tight with some loose pages. Book is in better condition than most examples of this...
Don't Grow Old - Grow Up! by Dorothy Carnegie
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1957. 255 pages. No dust jacket. Navy cloth with gilt lettering. Foxing and tanning to text block edges. Crisp pages with bold text. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Lightly...
The French Revolution Volume 1 by Thomas Carlyle
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1897. 360 pages. No dust jacket. Navy cloth with gilt lettering. Cracking to hinge but binding remains tight. Rough cut pages with bold text. Tanning to endpapers and text block edges. Previous...
Chopin: His Life by William Murdoch
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1938. 410 pages. No dust jacket. Grey cloth boards. Contains black and white photographic and illustrative plates. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present...
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