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The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths by  Brian W Aldiss - First Edition - 1966 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 (SKU: 0127923)

The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths

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The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths

by Aldiss, Brian W

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Faber & Faber, London, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition (ex-library)/Good. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by Charles Mozley, with yellow, pink and black coloured titles to the front panel and black colour titles to the backstrip. A novella and 9 short stories from this author, the novella being a celebration of the Centenary of the birth of H. G. Wells; and, the other short stories encompassing all of the author's range – horror, crime etc. This book is an ex-library book. The free front end page is missing. Library stamp and remnants of a sticker can be seen to the verso of the title page otherwise no library markings to be found. Softening and rubbing of the backstrip edges rubbing of the corners. There is a cock of the spine with light tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Some faint foxing to the text block edges. A little creasing to the top backstrip edge and remnants of a library sticker to the lower backstrip edge. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with a stain to the top edge of the dustwrapper, which can also be seen to the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [12], 13-281, [3] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Short Stories; Inventory No: 0127923. .

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Seller
Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
Seller Inventory #
0127923
Title
The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths
Author
Aldiss, Brian W
Format/binding
Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Book condition
Used - Good Condition (ex-library)
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1966
Keywords
BZDB2 NOISBN Science fiction, Short stories, HG Wells Centenary celebration, crime, horror Science Fiction & Fantasy; Short Stories; The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths
Bookseller catalogs
Short Stories;

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047

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We are registered for GST and goods sold to an Australian delivery address will include GST. Our ABN 15 100 960 047

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047

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About Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047

General secondhand dealers, with 3 cats.We have two shops, 227 Glenferrie Rd Malvern 3144, Victoria 03 9530 2222 ( open 7 days Midday 'til 5.30 PM)And the other at 666 Glen Huntly Road Caulfield South 03 9523 666 open 11:00 am - 5.00 pm-ish the other 6 days. We seem to specialize in non mainstream stuff but read and stock Science-fiction, fantasy, detective fiction, history, biography and true crime, war, natural history. cooking, children's books and try to avoid current text books.We probably have the largest collection of Science Fiction, Penguins and general crime in Victoria in an open shop ( David has 8 bookcases 900mm x 2200mm of sf and f) ( Penny has 8 bookcases 1200mm x 2400 of sf and f )On shelf each shop has 30,000 plus books and we list over 30000 books online

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