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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The devolution of power: Local democracy, regionalism and nationalism (Penguin specials) by John P MacKintosh
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1968. 207 pages. Paperback rated as Very Good - Cards, pages, and binding are better than usually found for this title and publication year. World of Rare Books specializes in old and hard-to-find titles.
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Alleluia America by Carole Coleman
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2005. 222 pages. Signed by the author. Pictorial softcovers. Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. There's some very mild rubbing to the board edges and to the spine ends. Slight creasing to the spine.
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The Third Ghost Book by Lady Cynthia Asquith ( Ed)
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1960. 252 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.
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Corpse in the Constable's Garden
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1933. 252 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with black lettering. Moderate tanning to pages with foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding with slight cracking to the edges. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and scuffing along edges and over surfaces.
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These Are Our Friends by Mary Marguerite
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1951. New edition. 191 pages. No dust jacket. Pictorial boards. Many names inscribed on the ffep. Some spotting to page ends. There's some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. One or two odd marks to front and rear boards with pencil marks to front and rear.
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God's Bits of Wood by Sembene. Ousmane
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1970. 360 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.
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Six Plays by Coward, Noel, Et Al
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1934. 727 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Small inscription at front endpaper. Mild tanning to pages with light foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and scuffing along edges and over surfaces.
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Link of Two Hearts by George Sava
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1946. First Edition. 229 pages. Pictorial jacket over red boards. Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. Some softening to spine ends. Unclipped dustjacket with moderate shelfwear to all edges.An attractive and well preserved copy.
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Children on the Oregon Trail by Rutgers van der Loeff
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1965. 205 pages. Paperback rated as Very Good - Cards, pages, and binding are better than usually found for this title and publication year. World of Rare Books specializes in old and hard-to-find titles.
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Portugal's African Wars by Humbaraci
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1974. First Edition. 250 pages. Pictorial jacket over black boards. Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. There's some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. Unclipped dustjacket with moderate shelfwear to all edges and sunning to spine.
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Boy From Apulia by Oke
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1936. 328 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some spotting to the prelims and the page ends, the rest of the text remains neat and clean. A firm binding. Some sunning to the spine and board edges. A few odd marks to the front and rear boards.A solid reading copy only.
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More Equal Than Others the Changing Fort by Lord Montagu Of Beau
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1970. 213 pages. Yellow pictorial dust jacket over red cloth. Mild tanning to pages with light foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges, with mild rubbing and wear over surfaces.
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Racundra's' first cruise by Arthur Ransome
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1967. 159 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.
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My Lord of Bedford 1389-1435 by Carleton Williams
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1963. 300 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial jacket over blue boards. Ex-library labels and stamps to the prelimns.Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. Some softening to spine ends. Unclipped dustjacket with moderate shelfwear to all edges and a library plastic cover.
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Script House: A Book To Teach Little Children How To Write by Ruth Steele
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1946. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. Brown cloth with black lettering. Mild tanning to pages with light foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and scuffing along edges and over surfaces.
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Spock Must Die! A Star Trek Novel by James Blish
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1970. 118 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.
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Autobiography by Neville Cardus
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1955. 252 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.
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The Four Queens by Garrett
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223 pages. Red pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Small annotations to the FEP. Moderate tanning to pages with foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and scuffing along edges and over surfaces. Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces.
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The Attempt by John Hopkins
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1969. 157 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.
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Laura's Bishop by George A. Birmingham
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1949. 201 pages. White pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Mild tanning to pages with light foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces.
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