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International Reading Course - 10 Volumes

By: N/A

Price: $61.75

Publisher: International University Society, Nottingham:

Seller ID: 64ht


10 volumes (complete). No publication date but most probably from the 1950s (judging by the language referring to non-British societies and its references to Apartheid; certainly post-war). All are smart, neat, tidy, fresh-faced. Volume 1: Sociology ; Volume 2: Western Civilization ; Volume 3: Economics ; Volume 4: Art and Literature ; Volume 5: Science ; Volume 6: The Pattern of Life ; Volume 7: Psychology ; Volume 8: Philosophy and Ethics ; Volume 9: The Commonwealth... View more info

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Everybody's Book of Proverbs and Quotations - Selected from all quarters and classified

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: W R Russell & Co., Ltd., London: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48lk


160 pages (complete). A gently aging copy of this pocket-sized book of helpful sayings etc. The covers are much worn, scuffed, marked, stained from handling, storage. They are steady and secure. The contents are elderly. The pages are tanned. They also bear evidence of ownership with annotations and creases. However, the pages are resolutely generous, convivial, clear, clean, competent and avid. fk View more info

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The Popular Educator: A Complete Encyclopaedia of Elementary, Advanced, and Technical Education - 6 volumes, 2 books

By: N/A

Price: $30.40

Publisher: Cassell Petter & Galpin: 1888

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 59lk


Six volumes in two books (complete). An aged couple. Book I: Vols I, II, III; Book II: IV, V, VI. Half leather. The boards are worn, scuffed, marked. The leathered corners and spine have shelving wear, scuffing, marks. They are benignly assured. The boards of both books are steady and sure. The contents bear evidence of age and use. They are however, certain, serene, clean, clear, benevolent, bountiful, dutiful, agreeably confident. Please note that due to the w... View more info

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Knowledge : An Illustrated Magazine of Science, Literature & Art - Volume XIX, January to December. 1896

By: N/A

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Knowledge Office, London: 1897

Seller ID: 56kx


288 pages (complete). A placid, aging copy. Half-leather. The leathered corners and spine have wear from shelving. They are benign. The boards have scuffing, wear, marks from handling and storage. They are steady and sure. The contents are aged, aging. The pages are foxed, worn from storage conditions. They are however, mild-mannered, clear, convivial, companionable. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of... View more info

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Nouveau Petit Larousse Illustré : Dictionnaire Encyclopédique - Édition du Centenaire

By: Augé, Claude et Paul ; Gillon, E ; Hollier-Larousse, J-P ; Moreau, C ; Moreau, J-L

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Libraire Larousse, Paris: 1952

Seller ID: 23hv


1791 pages (complete). In French throughout. A much owned copy. The boards have wear to the edges and seams. Scuffing and light marks. The boards are secure, sure. The contents are placid. There is wear, aging, very occasional foxing. The pages are tight, clean, clear, competent, orderly, eager to be of use. fk View more info

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Illustrierte Völkerkunde

By: Buschan, Dr Georg (Ed) ; Bohan, Dr U ; Krickeberg, W ; Lasch, Dr R ; Luschan, Dr Felix v. ; Volz, Professor W

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Verlegt von Strecker & Schröder, Stuttgart: 1910

Seller ID: bytz


464 pages (complete). In German throughout. A most pleasing copy. Bavarian green boards. Suede spine. All in amiable and kindly condition. The contents are fresh, tight, clean, clear, generous, diligent. fk View more info

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Who's Who Israel 1952

By: Dagan, Peretz

Price: $33.25

Publisher: "Who's Who in the State of Israel" Publishing House, Tel Aviv: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64ir


952 pages (complete). A sound copy. The boards are steady. They have shelving wear to the corners, edges and seams. They are municipal in aspect and design. The contents are comfortable, certain, diligent, dutiful, clean, clear, benign. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk View more info

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Who's Who Israel 1952

By: Dagan, Peretz

Price: $33.25

Publisher: "Who's Who in the State of Israel Publishing House", Tel Aviv: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65ir


952 pages (complete). A sound copy. The boards are steady. They have shelving wear to the corners, edges and seams. They are municipal in aspect and design. The contents are occasionally worn, comfortable, certain, diligent, dutiful, clean, clear, benign. Due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk View more info

Putting it into Words: How to Write a Great Research Report

By: English, Barbara ; Tonder, Susan van

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Reach Publishers, South Africa: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5hs


240 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed (as "Barbara") by Barbara English. From the library of Barbara English. A pleasingly neat and healthy copy. The covers have very light handling wear about the edges and corners. The covers are assured. The contents are most satisfactory. They are very clean, clear, confident, orderly, smart - as if almost new throughout! fk View more info

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Pears' Encyclopaedia

By: Rees, J Powell (Gen. Ed)

Price: $18.05

Publisher: A & F Pears, Ltd., London: 1920

Edition: 23rd Edition

Seller ID: 40hv


1070 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The boards are scuffed, marked by handling and storage, worn all about. They are comfortable, sure. The contents have evidence of repeated, contented use throughout. The pages are relaxed, clean, clear, diligent, dutiful, competent. fk View more info

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Die Afrikaanse Kernensiklopedie

By: Scannell, J P (ed)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Nasionale Boekhandel Beperk: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bopo


927 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The dustjacket is much worn, tanned, scuffed and marked. It is sure. The boards are smart. The front boards have some very slight storage scratches. The papertrims and early and later pages have tanning and foxing. The contents, by far, are clean, clear, diligent, assured, confident, certain, competent. fk View more info

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Daily Mail Year Book for 1917

By: Williamson, David (Ed)

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Associated Newspapers, Ltd., London: 1916

Edition: 17th Edition

Seller ID: 39lx


288 pages (complete). A benign, aged copy. A most interesting annual review from the Daily Mail, for 1916. Much of the book is taken up with the war (eg: the state of the British and German navies, VCs awarded etc). However there articles on 'Labour after the War', 'Trading with the Enemy Legislation', the Nation's customers, the Marconigram, Woman Suffrage, Authors' Pseudonyms amongst much more! The red covers are creased, worn, scuffed, marked from handling and sto... View more info

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Geïllustreerde Encyclopaedie

By: Wink, P M

Price: $36.10

Publisher: P M Wink, Amersfoot: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bufm


1150 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A stout, sturdy copy. Fully covered in leathers. A slightly grizzled, but also benign spine with scuffing and wear. Four ridges. Secure and supple. The boards are venerable and sure. Bourgeois parlour-like end papers, that are dourly assured. The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate. The contents are mild-mannered, very diligent, very sure, clean, clear, competent, amenable. fk View more info