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The book gives a good overview of how clothes were made in the United Kingdom during the late s era. A good and tight copy. Some wear to covers, splits to edges, decent spine. Ownership stamps to ffep otherwise no Inscriptions or markings. Otherwise a not too bad copy. Deals with the author's travels in Greece just after the end of WW2, and later in the early s.

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Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall Condition is Very Good Minus. When the deadly disease hits Britain, society starts to descend into barbarism. As John and his family try to make it across country to the safety of his brother's farm in a hidden valley, their humanity is tested to its very limits.

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Very slight wear to head of spine, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall Condition is Very Good. Light browning to pages, otherwise excellent. Scarce Penguin first edition. Overall Condition is Near Fine. Binding leaning slightly and the entire book has very slight rippling. Foxing to covers and half title page. Light browning to page edges and margins. Complete with rare film tie-in dustjacket. Browning to pages, otherwise excellent.

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A small crease to the spine and slight scuffing to spine ends, the usual yellowing to the pages, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this soft-cover book. Originally published in hardback in , the story is set among the Creole community of New Orleans through three generations. Hard to find book. Although primarily about a calf this also has a little horse interest, being set against a cattle mustering backdrop. For older children and adults. Bates, was an English writer and author. Puffin Story Book No. By Lucy Fitch Perkins. The book is in very good condition, tightly bound with no wear or splitting, there is a slight bump to the top f the spine.

Vintage paperback novel "Hurry on Down" by John Wain, published by Penguin in , book number Creasing to corners of front cover, some scuffing to spine ends, a small half-inch tear to the lower inner side of front cover, just next to spine, the usual yellowing to the pages, otherwise a good clean tight copy. Very good for its age. Published by Penguin Books, Octavo Hardback with Dustjacket. A King Penguin Book. Showing best matches Show all copies.

What makes Biblio different? Sign In Register Help Cart 0. A 75, print order was made for the first edition as opposed to the usual 10, order for a debut novel , and the book became a bestseller.

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Set in New England, The Secret History tells the story of a closely knit group of six classics students at a small, elite Vermont college, similar in many respects to Bennington College where Tartt was a student from to The first book I read by Donna Tartt was her newest "Goldfinch" novel. I really enjoyed this book. It's a thrilling sort of mystery laced with oddly endearing characters that you feel a closeness to despite their strange underlying coldness at times.

Tartt hangs you by a thread most of the book, leaving you wondering what is going to happen next. It's tragic, beautiful and horrific.

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I am in Seattle and it's winter so we're in our overcast time. Reading this book was perfect for this time of year, even though based on the East coast, I could feel the atmosphere entirely. I highly recommend this book. Her characters stay with you after you have finished the book. I go back and read this book about twice a year and find some new little character aspect every time. Log-in or create an account first! Barring two specks on fore-edge, a Fine unread copy; about Fine jacket, without tears, creases or chips, showing faint surface scratches as is seemingly inevitable. In addition to commercial success the novel has been translated into more twenty languages , The Secret History received wide critical acclaim Michiko Kakutani, recently retired chief book critic for The New York Times, described it as an "enthralling gothic thriller," an "immediate sensation," and a "cult best seller.

Eliot's The Waste Land , and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. The director Alan Pakula purchased the film rights, but since his death in the production has stalled. With few exceptions always identified , we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.

Fine Editions Ltd Published: Publisher's black boards with gilt spine lettering. Truly deserving of the accolade 'modern classic', Donna Tartt's novel is a remarkable achievement - compelling and elegant, dramatic and playful and unaccountably scarce in the UK first edition.

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Cloud 9 Books Condition: Signed by Author s. The wildly popular and critically acclaimed debut novel from the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "The Goldfinch. Signed by Tartt on the half title page and she has also added "Merry Christmas! The author's first book, a page novel. Signed by the author on the title-page.

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Very near fine in fine printed acetate dustwrapper. Peter Ellis bookseller Published: Viking, Uncorrected advance proof copy in paperback of the english edition of Donna Tartt's debut novel, with enclosed letter dated 11 June from Viking's Publishing Director, recommending the book. The dustwrapper is in very good condition with slight wear at edges, and a small split at the top of the spine.

It is in a removable protective wrap. The soft cover binding is in very good to near fine condition with some light vertical lines to spine where the book has been held open and some cocking to the front. Contents in near fine clean condition with some light spotting to top page edges.

E C Books Published: First Edition first printing. The book would be fine but for a light ridge which extends across the bottom of the front panel. The clear acetate dust jacket exhibits very little of the rubbing which is commonly found with this book. Signed by Tartt on the half title page. Stated Frist Edition, Signed by Tartt. Collectible; Very Good Edition: Fine with no dust jacket. First Edition; First Printing. Fine in printed wrappers. Fine with no dust jacket Edition: The book is square clean and tight with glassine dust-jacket as published. This great copy ships immediately from Oregon.

River Road Books Published: Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Shelf wear to panels. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Rare Book Cellar Published: Bound in the publisher's original illustrated paper over boards. New, in publisher's shrinkwrap. A misfit at an exclusive New England college, Richard finds kindred spirits in the five eccentric students of his ancient Greek class.

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But his new friends have a horrific secret. When blackmail and violence threaten to blow their privileged lives apart, they drag Richard into the nightmare that engulfs them. Twelve-year-old Harriet is doing her best to grow up, which is not easy as her mother is permanently on medication, her father has silently moved to another city, and her serene sister rarely notices anything. All of them are still suffering from the shocking and mysterious death of her brother Robin twelve years earlier, and it seems to Harriet that the family may never recover.