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Cockerell, Blunt, Wilfrid
Cockerell
15.00 GBP

The Saga of Dazai Osamu: A Critical Study with Translations, Lyons, Phyllis I.
The Saga of Dazai Osamu: A Critical Study with Translations
29.00 GBP

Queer Saint: The Cultured Life of Peter Watson, Clark, Adrian; Dronfield, Jeremy (eds.)
Queer Saint: The Cultured Life of Peter Watson
12.00 GBP

The Story of My Life, Steiner, Rudolf
The Story of My Life
24.50 GBP

Dictionary of Business Biography: A Biographical Dictionary of Business Leaders Active in Britain in the Period 1860-1980: Volume 3, H-L, Jeremy, David J.; Shaw, Christine (eds.)
Dictionary of Business Biography: A Biographical Dictionary of Business Leaders Active in Britain in the Period 1860-1980: Volume 3, H-L
45.00 GBP

A Captive Spirit: Selected Prose, King, J. Marin (ed.); Tsvetaeva, Marina
A Captive Spirit: Selected Prose
14.00 GBP

Keith Douglas, 1920-1944: A Biography, Graham, Desmond
Keith Douglas, 1920-1944: A Biography
12.00 GBP

Hitch: The Life and Work of Alfred Hitchcock, Taylor, John Russell
Hitch: The Life and Work of Alfred Hitchcock
7.00 GBP

 
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1 A Commemoration Fo the Tercentenary of the Birth of Samuel Richardson
London Longman Group Limited 1989 paperback Good 
Scarce and sound publication with clean pages and clear content. 
Price: 13.41 GBP
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2 Albert David Tobler (1874-1950) A Memoir
London W & H Smith Ltd 1952 paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket 
35 pages 
Price: 2.69 GBP
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3 Autobiographies of Boyhood
London Blackie & Son, Limited 1900 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Used 
Hardcover. No jacket. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. Boards and spine are marked, lightly scored and slightly faded. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and slightly worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Extensive abrasion on front pastedown. Volume is cocked and binding is visible throughout. but remains intact. Text is legible throughout. HJW 
Price: 8.05 GBP
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4 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, 1975; Volume 21
London The Royal Society Of Arts 1975 0854030751 / 9780854030750 First Edition hardcover Very Good Good Used 
Hardcover. Minor softening to tail of spine, light bump to bottom corner of front cover. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout. DJ bears some small tears, creases ansd mild sunning with rear flap a bit grubby and marked 
Price: 10.06 GBP
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5 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society; 1978, Volume 24
London The Royal Society 1978 0854031081 / 9780854031085 First Edition hardcover Very Good Very Good Used 
Dust jacket, blue hardcover with gilt lettering on spine and contents in very good clean condition. T 
Price: 9.39 GBP
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6 British Historical Portraits, a Selection from the National Portrait Gallery with Biographical Notes
Cambridge University Press 1957 hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket 

Price: 2.69 GBP
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7 Elizabeth A Life in Pictures
London Daily Telegraph paperback Acceptable No Dust Jacket 
Spine break on the second page in and four pages after are and have become detached from the book. This book has been badly bound and, as a result, some pages protrude from cover. It is, however, well preserved and a bit of a bargain at 3 
Price: 2.02 GBP
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8 Freud: Forty Years After
Austria The Goethe Institute 1972 paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
an attractively presented biography of the late psychiatrist Sigmund Freud illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 6.71 GBP
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9 German Life and Letters; New Series, Vol. XXXIV, No. 1, Octorber 1980: Special Number for L. W. Foster
Oxford, United Kingdom Basil Blackwell 1980 First Edition paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket Clean Copy 
frontispiece portrait, age spotting to top of page block, text clean and tight 
Price: 5.03 GBP
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10 Gulbenkian 1976: Twenty Years of Gulbenkian
Lisbon Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 1976 paperback Good No Dust Jacket Ex Library Usual Stamps 
Library ticker on front cover (near spine) and inside cover, stamps to page block and catalogue page. 71 pages 
Price: 13.41 GBP
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11 Hail and Farewell, the Passing of King George V
London The Times Publishing Company Ltd. 1936 No Earlier Edition Stated hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 
Ex Libris bookplate on FEP, scratches on front cover, bumped corners, slight edgewear 
Price: 12.41 GBP
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12 Hans Christian Anderson
Copenhagen Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1997 paperback Good No Dust Jacket Used 
23 pages, includes two page timeline of Anderson's life. 
Price: 1.35 GBP
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13 John Buchan By His Wife and Friends
London Hodder & Stoughton 1947 First Edition hardcover Very Good Poor 
With a preface by George M. Trevelyan. Dust jacket is torn and chipped but miraculously still intact 
Price: 4.36 GBP
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14 Leonardo Da Vinci, Giant of the Past
Luxembourg Hasso Ebeling Interational 1981 First UK Edition paperback Good No Dust Jacket Clean Copy 
Bumped bottom right corner 
Price: 3.36 GBP
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15 Marcel Proust and His Time 1871-1922
0000 paperback Good 
London, Wildenstein Gallery, 1955. Good- paperback. worn at corners and soiled here and there. Many b&w plates. 
Price: 2.69 GBP
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16 Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft, Written By Himself and Continued to the Time of His Death, from His Diary, Notes and Other Papers, Volume 1
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown 1816 hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 
Rubbing / wear to cover edges and corners. Text is clean, tight and bright 
Price: 20.11 GBP
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Memorials of Early Genius
17 Memorials of Early Genius
London and Edinburgh Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1848 Hardcover Acceptable Used 
No dust jacket. Hardcover. Minor rubbing and one or two slight bumps on boards. Small hole on left edge of front board. Spine is cocked and a little worn. Label remains on spine. Spine ends and leading corners are bumped. Upper leading corner of rear board is split. Several scratches on page block. Penned dedication, probably from 1848, on FEP. Foxing at front and rear, and at a few further points. A few additional marks on pages. Upper leading corners of several pages near front are a little creased. Binding is visible at a few points. Former bookseller's label on front pastedown. A few bumps on pages. Contents remain clear. AF 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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18 My Journey, Your Journey
Oxford Lion Book 1996 0732412552 / 9780732412555 paperback Good No Dust Jacket 
The Archbishop of Canterbury, with Simon Mayo, Lord Soper and Many Others, Explores the Chritian Faith 
Price: 1.35 GBP
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Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume I, 1932 - 1935
19 Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume I, 1932 - 1935
London Harrison & Sons, Ltd. 1935 hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library 
Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-university library. From Birbeck College, London. Boards are lightly marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. A few pages are lightly marked. Library plates on endpapers. One centimetre tear on FEP. Embossed stamps on FEP and title page. Binding is visible throughout but remains intact. Text remains clear throughout. HCW 
Price: 38.03 GBP
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Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume II, 1936 - 1938
20 Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume II, 1936 - 1938
London Harrison & Sons, Ltd. 1939 hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library 
Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-university library. From Birbeck College, London. Boards and spine are lightly marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Light marks and creases on a few pages. Library plates on BEP. Embossed stamps on FEP and title page. Binding is visible throughout but remains intact. Text remains clear throughout. HCW 
Price: 38.03 GBP
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21 Professor Joseph Burney Trapp (1925-2005): A Commemoration: A Collection of Tributes from Friends and Colleagues, Delivered at the University of London on 8 December 2005
London The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London 2007 First Edition paperback Very Good No dust jacket Used 
Softcover. Pages are clean, binding is sound, and text remains clear throughout. T 
Price: 8.05 GBP
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22 Samuel Crompton 1753-1827
Bolton Dobson & Barlow Ltd. 1927 First Edition hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Used 
Hard cover in a good condition with slightly worn edges and corners. Contents sound and good, text and illustration bright and tight. 
Price: 6.71 GBP
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23 Sinatra
London Michael Joseph Ltd. 1962 hardcover Good Good 
rubbing along the edges and ends of the cover and minor rips at the ends of the spine. pages are bright and tight. 
Price: 4.02 GBP
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The Adventures of Pioneer Women in New Zealand: From Their Letters, Diaries and Reminiscences
24 The Adventures of Pioneer Women in New Zealand: From Their Letters, Diaries and Reminiscences
Auckland The Bush Press 1992 0908608616 / 9780908608614 Paperback Good Used 
Paperback. Marks and scores on covers. Front cover is tanned. Front upper leading corner and spine head are lightly bumped and worn. Spine foot is bumped, torn and reinforced with tape. A few light marks on page block. Previous owner's name penned on first page. Binding is intact, contents are clear. AM 
Price: 8.94 GBP
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25 The Dictionary of National Biography: The Concise Dictionary Part II 1901-1950
London Oxford University Press 1964 hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Used 
Very good, clean condition throughout. 
Price: 8.05 GBP
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26 The Legacy of Simone de Beauvoir
Oxford Oxford University Press 2004 0199265356 / 9780199265350 First Edition hardcover Very Good Very Good Used 
Very good, clear, bright and tight. 
Price: 11.40 GBP
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The Memoirs of Lord Gladwyn
27 The Memoirs of Lord Gladwyn
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1972 0297994158 / 9780297994152 Hardcover Good Used 
Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Boards and spine are lightly marked. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped. Spine is slightly cocked. Page block is lightly foxed, slightly affecting some page edges. Text is clear throughout. HCW 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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28 The Memois of Mme Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Le Burn, 1755-1789
London John Hamilton 1900 Hardcover Acceptable No Dust Jacket Used 
Hardcover. No jacket. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. Spine is tanned. Leading corners, edges and spine are worn. Nicks on spine ends. One centimetre tear on spine head. Foxing on page block and in the volume. Hinge is cracked between some pages. Pages 151-154 are detached from binding. Contents are clear. AM 
Price: 20.62 GBP
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29 The Righteous of Austria: Heroes of the Holocaust
Vienna, Austria The Austrian Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs 0000 First Translated Edition hardcover Very Good Very Good Clean Copy Trans.: Cash, Sandra; Shapiro, Mark Elliot 
No publication date stated - this book was not published in 1900. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout. 
Price: 18.77 GBP
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30 Trecentale Bodleianum : a Memorial Volume for the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the Public Funeral of Sir Thomas Bodley
Oxford Clarendon Press 1913 First Edition paperback Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library 
Contains the life of Thomas Bodley by himself, extracts from his will, a letter to the vice chancellor of the university and other writings. Cover is in good condition, though sun faded on spine and grubby overall edges are creased, spine is bumped top and tail, corners are rubbed, page block is uneven and block and margins are tanned, pages are clear, clean and tight. 
Price: 20.11 GBP
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31 Who's Who 1952 : An Annual Biographical Dictionary with Which is Incorporated "Men and Women of the Time"
London Adam and Charles Black Ltd. 1952 hardcover Good No dust jacket Used 
Gilt lettering to spine, gilt tooling to front cover, gilding a touch faded. Significant sun fading to spine, softening and small tears to head and tail of spine, fading and minor soiling to boards, lightly rubbed bottom corners of boards, soiling to page block, creasing to page 3, otherwise text is clean, bright and tight throughout. ! 
Price: 23.46 GBP
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32 Who's Who 1954 : An Annual Biographical Dictionary with Which is Incorporated "Men and Women of the Time"
London Adam and Charles Black Ltd. 1954 hardcover Good No dust jacket Used 
Gilt lettering to spine, gilt tooling to front cover, gilding a touch faded. Significant sun fading to spine, softening to head and tail of spine, light fading and soiling to boards, two small black ink stains on bottom of front board, soiling to page block, front hinge split, early pages loose from the binding, back inner paper hinge split, creasing to bottom corners of pages 2939-2954, otherwise text is clean, bright and tight throughout. 
Price: 10.06 GBP
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33 Who's Who 1971 : An Annual Biographical Dictionary
London Adam and Charles Black Ltd. 1971 0713611405 / 9780713611403 hardcover Good No dust jacket Used 
Gilt lettering to spine, gilt tooling to front cover, flecks on page block. Crease on spine, minor soiling to boards, minor soiling to bottom corner of page block, crease on bottom corners of two early pages, otherwise text is clean, bright and tight throughout. 
Price: 6.71 GBP
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34 Winston S. Churchill. 1874-1965 (8 VOLUME SET)
London Heinemann 1966 hardcover Very Good Very Good 
[I] Youth 1874-1900 (xxxvi, 608pp). [II] Young Statesman 1901-1914 (xxix, 775pp). [III] The Challenge of War 1914-1916 (xxxvii, 988pp). [IV] 1917-1922 (xvi, 967pp). [V] 1922-1939 (xxvii, 1167pp). [VI] Finest Hour 1939-1941 (xx, 1308pp). [VII] Road to Victory 1941-1945 (xx, 1417pp). [VIII] Never Despair 1945-1965 (xvii, 1438pp). 
Price: 335.09 GBP
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35 (ed.) O'Grady, Jean & Ning, Wang Northrop Frye : Eastern and Western Perspectives
North York, ON, Canada University of Toronto Press 2003 0802037208 / 9780802037206 First Edition hardcover Very Good Very Good Used 
Crisp, clean, bright and tight. Book sellers stamp on the inside front cover. 
Price: 10.06 GBP
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36 (Kuznetsov), A. Anatoli Babi Yar
London Jonathan Cape 1970 022461925X / 9780224619257 hardcover Good Acceptable Used 
Hardcover. "A document in the form of a novel". Translated by David Floyd. Penned dedication on reverse of first title page. Dust jacket is quite edge-worn and a little scuffed, with several surface scratches and small creases. Jacket spine is noticeably creased, with general wear and tear to ends. Jacket leading corners are a little worn. Front board has several small surface marks. Spine ends are a little bumped. Page block is slightly sunned and a little grubby. 
Price: 16.09 GBP
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37 A Daily Express Publication His Majesty King George VI - A Pictorial Record of his Great Life
United Kingdom 1952 hardcover Good No dust jacket Used 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
135 pages with photographs throughout. 
Price: 12.20 GBP
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38 Abbott, Craig S. Marianne Morre: A Referance Guide
London George Prior Publishers 1978 081618061X / 9780816180615 First Edition hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Used 
Hardcover without jacket. Cover is lightly shelfworn, worn at head and tail of spine, bumped at corners of boards, minor marks and scuffs on boards, gilt lettering on spine, foxed on page block. Contents are clean, bright and tight. J 
Price: 12.75 GBP
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39 Abel, Christopher; Torrents, Arissa Jose Marti : Revolutionary Democrat
London, England The Athlone Press 1986 0485150182 / 9780485150186 hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket 
Excellent condition. Clean, unmarked pages. Dedication to previous owner on FEP. 
Price: 50.27 GBP
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40 Ableman, Paul Straight Up : The Autobiography of Arthur Daley
UK William Heinemann 1991 0434000663 / 9780434000661 First Edition hardcover Very Good Very Good Used By Actor
Pages clean, bright and tight. Signed and dedicated by actor George Cole, who played the self styled Onassis of SW6." 
Price: 12.74 GBP
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41 Abse, Leo Margaret, Daughter of Beatrice: A Politician's Psychobiography of Margaret Thatcher
London Jonathan Cape 1989 0224027263 / 9780224027267 Hardcover Good Good Used 
Hardcover. Crease on jacket's rear upper edge. Minor bumps on spine ends of jacket and hardcover. A little wear along edges of the jacket. Pages are tight. Superficial scores on jacket. Price clipped. 
Price: 3.02 GBP
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Welsh Dylan: Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing and His Wales, Ackerman, John
42 Ackerman, John Welsh Dylan: Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing and His Wales
London Seren 1998 1854111795 / 9781854111791 Paperback Very Good Used 
Paperback in very good condition. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM 
Price: 4.80 GBP
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43 Ackroyd, Peter Chatterton
U.K. Hamish Hamilton 1987 0241123488 / 9780241123485 First Edition hardcover Good Good Used 
Front end page is dated by the previous owner. Pages are slightly aged, otherwise clean, bright and tight. 
Price: 6.04 GBP
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44 Ackroyd, Peter Milton in America
London Sinclair-Stevenson (an Imprint of Reed International Books Ltd.) 1996 1856196968 / 9781856196963 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Used Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. First edition. Hardcover with faded spine and lightly bumped foot of spine. Books smells slightly of smoke. Page edges are lightly tanned. Text remains clear, and binding is sound throughout. No dust jacket. T 
Price: 10.06 GBP
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Acosta, Acosta, Yolanda
45 Acosta, Yolanda Acosta
Winchester, U.K. O-Books 2010 1846943337 / 9781846943331 Paperback Very Good Used 
Paperback. Covers are lightly worn. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW 
Price: 3.31 GBP
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46 Adam Gowans Whyte Stanley Baldwin: a Biographical Character Study
London Chapman and Hall 1926 hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 
a biography of Stanley Baldwin, former Prime Minister of Great Britain. 
Price: 6.37 GBP
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47 Adams, Henry Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres
London Constable & Company Ltd 1920 hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Used 
No jacket. Includes A Niece's Memories by Mabel la Farge. Covers stained and lightly scored, with edgewear and very worn leading corners. Spine covered with fabric which is dirty and faded, and spine itself is bumped on top and bottom. Page block grubby on head and frayed from cut pages elsewhere. Pastedowns and endpapers faintly grubby, with a small ink stain on p.84 but without obscuring text. Binding slightly weakened in places but with no separation, and otherwise all pages are clean and bright for age. TS 
Price: 3.69 GBP
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48 Adams, Jad Tony Benn: A Biography
London Macmillan & Co 1992 0333525582 / 9780333525586 hardcover Good Good 
previous owner's name on the top of the FEP. rubbing along the edges of the cover and ends of the spine, pages are clean, bright and tight, 
Price: 10.06 GBP
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49 Adams, John; Adams, Abigail The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letter of the Adams Family, 1762-1784
Cambridge Harvard Univ Pr 1975 0674078543 / 9780674078543 paperback Good No Dust Jacket 
rubbing along the edges and ends of the cover and spine. 
Price: 2.69 GBP
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50 Adams, Samuel Hopkins Alexander Woollcott: His Life and His World
London Hamish Hamilton 1946 First Edition hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Used 
Blue cloth boards show some wear, sunned on spine. Previous owner's name and address on pastedown; FEP torn. Contents clean and sound throughout. 
Price: 2.02 GBP
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