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America and Freedom . Being the Statements of President Wilson on the War

By: Wilson, Woodrow (President) & with A Preface by Viscount Grey

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. & the Athenaeum Literature Dept.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111222

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's grey card covers with black lettering to the spine and front cover. The former owners' name and date (21st Oct /17) are in old ink near the top right corner of the front cover. There are a few light marks and some wear to the head/tail of the spine but overall the covers are sound and tight. Paper uniformly browning with age, and lots of pencil underlining/pencil notes inside, which can be removed with patience. (xv) + 76 pp. Preface by Rt. Ho... View more info

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Something Perfectly Silly

By: Wood, Marni & Harrie

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113043

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original pictorial paper-covered boards. NO dustjacket. Covers = Good Minus. Internally = VG Plus but with the slight faults noted. The spine is sunned, but the black title - Something Perfectly Silly - is very clear, however the Author and Publisher were also printed in pink (! ) on the spine and this has now faded to virtually unreadable. The head/tail of the spine are chipped with a little loss to the top edge. Bumped and rubbed corners. The paper boards are mo... View more info

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Red Mandarin Dress

By: Xiaolong, Qiu

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Minotaur: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113755

ISBN: 0312371071

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Fine Black boards with bright red titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Some very fine shelfwear to the d/j - some light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - negligible. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. (10) + 310 pp. A mystery crime novel featuring Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police. "Xiaolon... View more info