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Old Roses
Sandys, Oliver (Pseudonym Jarvis, Marguerite Florence Laura 1886-1964) ,
Hurst and Blackett, Ltd., London, No date. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 1/4 dark red coloured cloth spine. 3/4 colour illustrated front cover and marbled rear cover. A romance novel from the 1920s. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners and to the backstrip edges. Rubbing along the front fore book edges and few rubs to the front book panel. Heavy browning to the text block edges and pages. The front and rear hinge had been supported with white linen tape and the tape has a few marks. The book has been printed in columns like newspaper. Previous owners name to the top left-hand corner of the first page of text. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. IV, 5-96 pages. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Historical Fiction; Romance. Inventory No: 0108252. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0108252  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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St Martin's Summer; A Tragi-Comedy
Sabatini, Rafael,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1940. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Plain text cover with orange and white coloured background with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white advertisement to the rear book panel. A classic historical fiction in the "Orange Penguin" format. Minor creasing to the lower left-hand corner of the rear panel. Some handling marks to the book panels with sunning of the backstrip and rear panel. Browning of the textblock edges and pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Standard Paperback. [8], IX, [1], 11-247, [9 further titles from publishing house and advertisements] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Historical Fiction; Inventory No: 0117455. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0117455  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Falcon
Timms, E. V. (Edward Vivian),
Angus & Robertson, London, 1956 . First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Red cloth covered boards with black coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with yellow and black coloured titles to the front panel and yellow, black and white coloured titles to the back strip. Set during the reign of Charles II, and of men and women risking everything to save their country from disaster. Softening of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Light browning to the text block edges and pages. Previous owner's details to the top left hand corner of the front paste-down and free front endpaper. Offset tanning to the endpapers and the remains of tape can also be seen. A little chipping of the back strip edges and top right hand corner of the front panel. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with some tape remnants to be seen to the fold over panels. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 235, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Historical Fiction ; Australia; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Inventory No: 0120950. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0120950  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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