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The Kingdom And The Cave by  Joan Aiken - First UK Edition - 1960 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: biblio232)

The Kingdom And The Cave

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The Kingdom And The Cave

by Aiken, Joan

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

The First UK Printing published by Abelard Schuman in 1960.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.The correct First Issue with black boards and bronze coloured lettering to the spine.Light pushing at the lower spine tip.Free from inscriptions and erasures.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.It is neatly price-clipped and has also been clipped at the upper front flap fold corner.The wonderful wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Wonderful B/W illustrations throughout by Dick Hart.The Author's very scarce first novel and now a children's classic.Very scarce to find with the correct first issue points. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio232
Title
The Kingdom And The Cave
Author
Aiken, Joan
Illustrator
Hart, Dick
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Abelard Schuman
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1960
Keywords
Abelard , Hart , Schuman , Kingdom, Cave , Childrens, Aiken

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2015
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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