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"The Social Ladder" Rare C D Gibson Girls Antiquarian Book First Edition 1902
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12 May, 2014 11:09:10 BST
£7.00 Standard Delivery | See details
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Eastleigh, Hampshire, United Kingdom


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"The Social Ladder" Rare C D Gibson Girls Antiquarian Book First Edition 1902
( I am also selling another Gibson Girl's book and would combine postage)

This is a really lovely rare book "The Social Ladder" by C. D. Gibson. It was published in 1902 by R H Russell New York - which I believe is the first edition.

The book includes some absolutely fabulous illustrations of the infamous "Gibson Girls" with some really humorous anecdotes. 

The book is in fair to good condition with a few small marks of wear to the cover. There are approximately 40 pages all of which appear with tears or damage.However the book is sturdy and no pages are loose. The book is incredibly large and measures 45cm by 30cm.

I have included many photographs to give you a detailed impression of the pieces quality and condition - these act as part of the description so please look carefully at them. It is up to you, the potential buyer to ask a question if you would like further descriptions of specific parts. Please note all the items that we sell are vintage or antique so will have a certain amount of wear.

Whilst I feel I have set a fair price for this piece based on its quality and condition, I am more than open to reasonable offers as I would love for it to find a nice new home.

Questions are more than welcome. Please take a look at my sellers page to find out more information about me and the service I provide as well as my excellent record of feedback.

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I have many other beautiful and curious items up for sale and would substantially discount postage on multiple purchases.

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They will be packed with the upmost care, using a generous amount of bubblewrap and cardboard packaging.

Postage and Packaging 

UK TNT/UPS Courier - £7.00

EU Courier £30.00

International Courier Fed Ex/UPS - USA/Canada- £35.00

Australia - £45.00 (please add £5 if you want tracking and insurance)

Decades of Decadence Shop

We are a small family business, trading online as Decades of Decadence Shop, primarily run by Helen, but with Liz and Sean who also assist.

We also have a selection of antiques and vintage pieces on sale at Hampshire Village Antiques, based at Kimbridge on The Test in Romsey, Hampshire - please ask for more information if you are interested. 

Be sure to add us to your favourites list!

We have many other beautiful and curious items up for sale and would substantially discount postage on multiple purchases.

Check out our other items!

Any purchase will be packed with the upmost care, using a generous amount of bubblewrap, padding paper and cardboard packaging.

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We appreciate your custom and want to deliver good customer service.

So in the event of any problem - please contact us via the ebay messaging system and we will be able to help within 24 hours.

We will offer refunds to customers but this needs to be at their cost, i.e. the postage paid by them to return the item safely back to us and an appropriate level of packaging applied. Then we will issue a refund in full. We do not offer any negotiation on price after purchase.

However if we have been negligent in any way, i.e. overlooking a safe level of packaging or there is a significant level of damage to the item which is not shown in the provided photographs, then we will accept liability for all transportation costs.

Postage and Packaging

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that Royal Mail postal prices have gone up dramatically in the past few months!

Based on this we have become adept at searching out competitive courier prices for UK deliveries over a certain size. 

Please note that we rarely charge anything for packing materials or packing labour and the vast majority of times the postage price is part subsidised by us to keep your cost down. 

Collection is not usually possible as most items are based at our shop or in storage prior to posting. But if you are local it may be possible.

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