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No Highway by Nevil Shute - First Edition  - 1948 - from Hinch Books (SKU: 4373)

No Highway

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No Highway

by Nevil Shute

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
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Heinemann, 1948. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Nice solid copy in clean red boards that are slightly worn at ends of spine. Pages are clean and tight with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped jacket is clean and lightly worn with minor chipping at corners and a little spotting at top edge. An excellent copy overall. First printing

Synopsis

NEVIL SHUTE NORWAY was born on January 17, 1899 in Ealing, London. After attending the Dragon School and Shrewsbury School, he studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. He worked as an aeronautical engineer and published his first novel, Marazan , in 1926. In 1931 he married Frances Mary Heaton and they went on to have two daughters. During the Second World War he joined the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve where he worked on developing secret weapons. After the war he continued to write and settled in Australia where he lived until his death on January 12, 1960. His most celebrated novels include Pied Piper (1942), No Highway (1948), A Town Like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957).

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Bookseller
Hinch Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
4373
Title
No Highway
Author
Nevil Shute
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Heinemann
Date published
1948
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Firsts;

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I have a wide range of modern first editions. Specialist areas are crime fiction, conjuring and various children's authors. New items are added frequently. I pride myself on prompt service and a no questions asked refund policy.

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jacket
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A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
spine
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