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Arabella in Africa by Swettenham, Sir Frank - 1925

Arabella in Africa

by Swettenham, Sir Frank

Edition: First Edition

Book condition: Good

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London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1925. First edition. 14 plates by Rex Whistler (of which one is coloured) and 5 by Forster...
  • Title: Arabella in Africa
  • Author: Swettenham, Sir Frank
  • Illustrator:Whistler, Rex & Forster-Knight, Mary
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Lane the Bodley Head
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1925

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Swettenham, Sir Frank & Whistler, Rex & Forster-Knight, Mary

Bodley Head. good. . 1925 1st ed, first book illus by Whistler, yellow boards, top spine chipped, light age toning to end papers, with clean plates, text clean & tight, Professional booksellers since 1981 . 1925. Hardcover. 1925 1st ed, first book illus by Whistler, yellow boards, top spine c...

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Arabella in Africa. With drawings by Rex Whistler - his first book illustrations - and Mary Forster-Knight.

REX WHISTLER. Sir Frank Swettenham

John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1925. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 237pp + ii publisher's advertisements at the rear. Yellow cloth lettered in black at the spine and upper board. Whistler provides fourteen captioned plates, one in colour, and Forster-Knight seven plates; and there...

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Hans Christian Andersen

VERY RARE Wonderland Series Manhattan Press copy of "Andersen's Fairy Tales" No date of print, looks like early 1900s. Previous owner wrote in pencil, "Eugene Meyer, May 2, '13 Book: Color worn, cover torn on cover bottom corner. Shows signs of ages, 3rd page has 3/4" tear Binding: coming apart ...

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The Magyars; The Birth of a European Nation

Gyorgy Balazs

Budapest: Corvina, 1989. Gray Buckram Binding w/black and red lettering on spine, Crest on cover. Pictorial Endpapers,w/91 pages of full color photo illustrations from Hungarian National Gallery, National Szechenyl Library and private collections. Includes 2 page Genealogy of the House of Arpad. ...

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Washington Irving

Philadelphia: DAVID MCKAY, 1921. Probable 1st edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Poor. Philadelphia: DAVID MCKAY, 1921. Probable 1st edition. Poor. N.C. Wyeth. Front cover has a badly bumped corner, spine is faded and soiled as is the rear cover. Front hinge is torn but cover is still attached, ...

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Walt Disney’s EPCOT

Richard R. Beard

  • Published : 1982
  • Edition : First
  • ISBN : 0810908190
  • Bookseller: Quality Books
This book tells in detail the creation of Walt Disney's EPCOT Center. There are 246 illustrations which includes 164 exquisite color plates. This book is pristine and as new.

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Green Mansions: A Romance Of the Tropical Forest

Hudson, W.H

  • Published : 1944
  • Edition : Assumed 1st Ptg of This Special Edition
  • Bookseller: Sparkle Books
New York: Random House, 1944 This is my third encounter with this very special book. It disappointed me that I was deprived of Rima the Bird Girl until adulthood, but I did learn about this female variation on Tarzan and read Hudson's book at a relatively early age. My next introduction was t...

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A Hard Road To Glory, A History of the African-American Athlete 1619-1918

ashe, arthur

  • Published : 1988
  • Edition : Stated First Edition
  • ISBN : 0446710067
  • Bookseller: Mary Riversong Books
ILLUSTRATED. EXLIB. Warner Books 1988 Stated First Printing Thus, November, 1988. Written by 20th Century Black-American tennis great, Arthur Ashe, Jr. HISTORY OF BLACK SPORT IN AMERICA. Used. Good Condition/ Good condition original unclipped black silver and gold $29.95 original dust jacket....

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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

Tolkien, J. R.R

Tolkien, J.R.R.: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL. Copyright 1962.Houghton Mifflin 1978 Reprint on the 1962 First American Edition. A nice find. ILLUSTRATED BY PAULINE BAYNES, . Impression A. Used. VG+ Condition/ No Dust jacket Is included. Glossy illustrated boards. Crisp and clean, ap...

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Hans Anderson's Fairy Tales

Hans Anderson

Hans Anderson's Fairy Tales First Folio Society Edition, First Printing 1995 Illustrated throughout by W Heath Robinson this book is in beautiful collectable condition throughout. Book Condition: Fine Slipcase Condition: Near Fine (Very minimal signs of use, slight rubbing to bottom edge) Compete...

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The Man Who Lost His Head (1970 Viking Reprint w/DJ)

Bishop, Claire Huchet

Bishop, Claire Huchet. The Man Who Lost His Head. Viking Press, Copyright Renewed 1970. 16th Impression thus. Exlib. VG/VG unclipped DJ. Original cover price $3.56. Wrap-around blue and white endpapers show a headless man walking past farm animals on his way to the fair to look for his head the...

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