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Book Id: 15cw01622

Price: $Not for sale

Title: GUINNESS BOOK of RECORDS 1983 Edition 29 with Australian Supplement Hardcover with special vinyl dustwrapper by TOYOTA

Author: Editor Norris D McWhirter ISBN 0851122515

Publisher: Guinness Superlatives, Middlesex, UK, 1983, Hardcover Quarto, 382pp., includes Australian Supplement, 12 Sections + STOP PRESS, illustrated eprs, Index.

Condition:Illustrated bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, in GOOD CONDITION with a plastic transparent cover specially printed "GET THE FACTS Toyota Oh what a feeling" no inscriptions, very tightly protected by the plastic case.

Description: From (1) The Human (12) Sports, Games and Pastimes. IN GOOD CONDITION.

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Book Id: 15cw01614

Price: $99.00

Title: The Approach to Latin Writing by Paterson and MacNaughton 1967 Hc 7th impression from the Approach to Latin Series RARE

Author: James Paterson MA, formerly Headmaster, Hillhead High School, Glasgow and Edwin G Macnaughton MA, rector, Hamilton Academy. RARE

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh & London,61 chapters, vocabularies, exercises, 294pp. RARE

Condition:Name and school class (5B) written on front & rear paste-down with some old tape-marks, occasional underlining and marginalia in red and pencil, tightly bound and ROBUST in GOOD CONDITION especially for an ex-school book. RARE

Description: This book completes the "Approach to Latin " series and deals with syntax and composition from the point at which the Second Part of the series leaves off. RARE

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Book Id: 15cw01518

Price: $Not for sale

Title: Miniature RUBAIYAT of OMAR KHAYYAM translated to ENGLISH by Fitzgerald LEATHER BOUND 2,1/2" 650mm 124 pages pre 1936

Author: Omar Khayyam translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald LEATHER-BOUND MINIATURE

Publisher: Leopold B. Hill, London, n.d. but inscription on frenpr. dated Xmas 1936, printed in Great Britain by The Woodbridge Press, Guildford, introduction,75 verses, notes

Condition:Small 16mo miniature approx 2.5 inches x 3.75 inches (950mm x 650mm), leather binding frayed at front edges, gilt title to bordered front cover & spine, STAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with a dedication in pencil to the marbelled front endpapers

Description: Omar Khayyam was born in Persia in the 11th century. His poetry, translated by Fitzgerald, has become the classic of history and reputation.

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Book Id: 15cw01510

Price: $Sold

Title: GUINNESS BOOK of RECORDS 1956 2nd Edition 2nd impression Hardcover with gilt motif AWA COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT to cover

Author: Guiness Superlatives Limited.

Publisher: Guiness Superlatives Limited, London, 2nd ed., 2nd print, special "with complements" edition for Amalgamated Wireless Australia, printed in England, 272pp., illustr

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover quarto with gilt titles & motifs to cover & to sunfaded spine, wear at crown of spine, rubbbing & marks to cover, child's writing in pen to the frenpr., frontisp. in colour, internally TIGHT, CLEAN & ROBUST GOOD minus CONDITION

Description: This is the SCARCE second edition for 1956, with an unusual gilt impression "With complements" & motif of globe & AWA, an Australian communications company with broadcasting, media and music interests. Internally ROBUST, with acceptable coverwear.

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Book Id: 15cw01502

Price: $14.40

Title: COLD RIVER Jozef Imrich - The Cold Truth of Freedom (Eastern Europe)a SIGNED COPY

Author: Jozef Imrich. Cold River is Jozef Imrich's Eastern European biography and travel memoir.

Publisher: Published:2005 by Double Dragon Press, Canada. 242 pages.

Condition:USED BOOK IN GOOD CONDITION: some light general reading creases and wear; general scuffing to cover; pages are nice and clean and tanning lightly with normal age; excellent binding with no spine creases; signed by author on first page.

Description: Cold River: a survivor's story is about man's desire for freedom during a time when none existed. Jozef describes the village in which he grew up with such emotion and sadness that the reader can hear the snow crunching beneath his expectant mother's feet

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Book Id: 15cw01488

Price: $Sold

Title: GUINNESS BOOK of RECORDS 12th Edition October 1965 ORANGE Edition in GOOD CONDITION with a Dustjacket

Author: Guinness Superlatives Ltd

Publisher: Guinness Superlatives Ltd.,London, 12th Edition, 1965 Edition, 336pp., b/w illustrations, text.

Condition:Crisp orange cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine & cover & harp motif, no inscriptions, in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing and edgewear, INTACT & ROBUST.

Description: Largest, heaviest, oldest, hottest, highest, lowest, loudest .... well, you get the idea .......

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Book Id: 15cw01482

Price: $Not for Sale

Title: The Guinness WORLD RECORDS 2005 Edition - Special 50th Anniversary Edition

Author: Guinness Editorial Staff

Publisher: Guiness World Records Ltd.,2004, 288 pages

Condition:in Very Good Condition

Description: The classic reference in the 2005 Gold 50th Edition

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Book Id: 15cw01481

Price: $Not for sale

Title: The Guinness Book of Records 1998 with Australian Edition supplement ISBN 0 85112 047 4

Author: Guinness Publishing Editorial

Publisher: Guinness Publishing, UK, 1997 copyright

Condition:in Very Good Condition

Description: A good copy of the classic reference book, the 1998 edition

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