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The Life Story of a Fish

by Dalglish, Captain J. S.

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Compass Books
Published
1992
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781856540469
Item Price
$52.31

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London: The Adelphi Press, 1992. Book has some discolouration to covers, a crease to front hinge and slight cocking to spine. Text is tight, bright and clean. A smashing copy of a rare book.. First Edition. Paperback. Good.
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The Jungle is Neutral

by F. Spencer Chapman

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Sixth Impression
Item Price
$464.96

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1963. Book has green boards with gilt lettering to spine. Bumping to corners and spine ends, o/w fine.Wrapper has heavier wear, with rubbing and occasional small nicks, chips and tears to edges. Wrapper ihas some slight darkening, and is a little loose. Rear of frontispiece has a note pasted in 'from Spencer Chapman… Read more
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The Life of Henry Tonks

by Hone, Joseph

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Compass Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$34.87

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London: William Heinemann Book has brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Rubbing and bumping to corners, edges and spine ends, and a bit of pale marking. Bookplate on inside of frony boart, and heavy cfoxing to fep and first few pages. Light tanning to pages, and occasional spotting throughout.. First Edition. Hard Back. Very Good/No Jacket.… Read more
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The Thorns of Memory

by Kemp, Peter

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781856190114
Item Price
$75.56

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London: Sinclair-stevenson, 1990. Book has green boards with black lettering to spine. Very light bumping to spine ends, and p/io inscription on fep. Wrapper has some fading to spine and a little discolouration , light wear to edges, a small red biro makr to front, and has been price clipped. Please contact for images.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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$75.56
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T. E. Lawrence By His Friends

by Lawrence, A. W. (ed)

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Compass Books
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
second Impression
Item Price
$34.87

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1937. Book has maroon boardswith gilt lettering to spine. Light bumping to cornera and spine ends. Uncut pages. P/o inscription on fep.. second Impression. Hard Back. Very Good/No Jacket.
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A Law Unto Myself

by Faulks, Sir Neville

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780718300869
Item Price
$11.62

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London: William Kimber, 1978. Book and wrapper have slight shelf wear, and wraper has been price clipped.. First Edition. Hard Back. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$11.62
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Seven Gardens for Catherine

by Turner, James

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$17.44

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London: Cassell, 1968. Book and wrapper have light shelf wear and a little darkening to wrapper. Spotting to fep, but text is tight, bright and clean.. First Edition. Hard Back. Very Good/Very Good.
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A Free House! Or the Artist as Craftsman - the Writings of Walter Richard Sickert

by Sitwell, Osbert (ed)

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Compass Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$23.25

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London: Macmillan, 1947. Book has green boards with gilt lettering to spine. Light bumping to corners and spine ends, and a small dark splash mark to spine. P/o inscription on fep, and slight tanning to pages.. First Edition. Hard Back. Very Good +/No Jacket.
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Secret and Personal

by Winterbotham, F. W.

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$116.24

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London: William Kimber, 1969. Book has dark brown boards with gilt lettering to spine., with light bumping to spine ends. WQrapper has heavier wear to edges, with a few tiny nicks and splits, and slight grazing to hinges. Signed on title page, and p/o inscription at top of title page. Please contact for images.. Signed by Author.… Read more
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$116.24
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The Private Office

by Henderson, Nicholas

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297785279
Item Price
$23.25

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1984. Book has brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Light bumping to corners and spine ends, Wrapper has light shelf wear and has been price clipped. Signed on title page. P/o inscription on fep and a couple of red smudgy bits on fep and inside front board where it looks like… Read more
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Aggie Grey of Samoa

by Eustis, Nelson

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780959560909
Item Price
$174.36

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Adelaide: Hobby Investments, 1979. Personal copy of famed conductor Sir David Willcocks. Has been dedicated to Sir David and Lady Willcocks, and signed & dated by Aggie Grey herself. Book has light general shelf wear with a little general ageing, and some light grazing to hinges. Please contact for images.. Signed by Aggie Grey. First Edition. Paperback.… Read more
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$174.36
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A Little Brother to the Birds - the Life Story of St. Francis Retold for Children

by Wheldon, F. W.

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Compass Books
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$34.87

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London: Methuen, 1906. Book has dark blue boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. Light rubbing and bumping to corners, edges and spine ends. Foxing to fep, and light spotting throughout. Light tanning to pages.,. First Edition. Hard Back. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Frontiersmen - a Narrative

by Eckert, Allan W.

Seller
Compass Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780945084914
Item Price
$29.06

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Kentucky: Jesse Stuart Foundation, 2001. Unread with a single small crease ro bottom corner of front cover, o/w fine.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine.
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Kontakion for You Departed

by Paton, Alan

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$17.44

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1969. Book has light bumping to extremities and foxing to last 2 pages, o/w fine. Wrapper has light general shef wear with a couple of small splits and grazes and some tanning. A smashing copy.. First Edition. Hard Back. Near Fine/Very Good.
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$17.44
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Christmas in Africa

by Couzyn, Jeni

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780435141806
Item Price
$5.81

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London: Heinemann, 1975. Book has the slightest of shelf wear, o/w fine.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine.
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$5.81
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Black Fire! Accounts of the Guerrilla War in Rhodesia

by Raeburn, Michael

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780904014211
Item Price
$87.18

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London: Julian Friedmann, 1978. Book has black boards with bumping to corners and spine ends, o/w fine. Wrapper has a faded spine with very light shelf wear. Please contact for images.. First Edition. Hard Back. Near Fine/Very Good +.
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$87.18
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The Life of Sir Stamford Raffles

by Boulger, Demetrius Charles

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$145.30

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London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1897. Book has green boards with gilt lettering and design to spine and both boards. Some pale markings to boards, light bumping to corners and spine ends, and a small area of loss to top of spine. Light spotting to first frew pages, spotting to page ends, and very occasional spotting to pages,… Read more
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The Howe Applethwaite, Windermere And Its Owners

by Thompson, B. L.

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$29.06

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Kendal: Titus Wilson, 1964. Card covers have heavy spotting, but interior is tight, bright and clean.. First Edition. Booklet. Very Good.
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Marx

by Payne, Robert

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$464.96

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London: W. H. Allen, 1968. Bok has red boards withgilt lettering to spine. Light rubbing and bumping to corners, edges and spine ends.spotting to page ends, and occasional spotting to pages. Wrapper has light general shelf wear with tiny areas of creasing to edges and corners. Generally in cracking nick considering the book's age. please contact… Read more
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He Caried a Six-Shooter

by Lake, Stuart N.

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
second Impression
Item Price
$23.25

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London: Peter Nevill Ltd., 1953. Book has red boards with a faded spine and light rubbing and bumping to corners, edges and spine ends, Light spotting to first few pages, and tanned pages throughout. Contain many B+W photos.. second Impression. Hard Back. Very Good/No Jacket.
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$23.25