1947 Hardcover Book, Nothing So Strange, James Hilton, Novel, Fiction, Literature, Romance
A hardcover book entitled Nothing So Strange by James Hilton. This is a 1947 Edition. The cover boards are tan cloth with title in green on the front cover and on the spine.
This is the story of two people—a young American who, both as a scientist and as a man, faced some of the biggest problems of our times; and the girl who gave him all her heart and brain. When Jane met Dr. Mark Bradley in London she was only eighteen. She and her mother were both attracted by "Brad," and the situation proved fateful since it led to Brad's association with a great Viennese physicist and to his involvement in a tragic drama. But there was another drama, larger and less personal, that drew him into its widening orbit, a drama that became a secret and later an obsession. Jane's love makes the strong thread in a pattern of deeply moving and significant events—strange events, too—and yet, to quote Daniel Webster, there is often "nothing so strange" as the truth.
James Hilton (1900–1954) was a bestselling English novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Hilton worked as a journalist until the success of his novels Lost Horizon (1933) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1934) launched his career as a celebrated author. After moving to California, Hilton continued to write novels and screenplays.
8 x 5 3/4 inches
Tan Cloth Cover With Green Title On The Front Cover and The Spine
Published by Little Brown and Company -- 1947
An Atlantic Monthly Press Book
Book Club Edition
This book is in Used but in Good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The binding is completely intact and strong. The front and back cover boards have no staining. The pages are foxed (yellowed) due to age. The dust cover is in good condition with a small tear at the top corner by the binding and has wear around the binding. There is a sticker with a previous owners name on the inside of the front cover board.
For more books click here
©For People Who Have A Deep Love Of Things Vintage
As New: The book is in the same immaculate condition as when it was published. This could be the description for a book that has been lost in a warehouse for years, never shelved, thumbed or even opened yet may still be some years old.
Fine: A Fine book approaches the condition of As New, but without being crisp. The book may have been opened and read, but there are no defects to the book, jacket or pages.
Very Good: Describes a book that shows some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or paper. Any defects should be noted by the seller.
Good: Describes the average used book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects should be noted by the seller.
Fair: Worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. Binding, jacket (if any), etc., may also be worn. All defects should be noted.
Poor: Describes a book that is sufficiently worn. Any missing maps or plates should still be noted. This copy may be soiled, scuffed, stained or spotted and may have loose joints, hinges, pages, etc.
Binding Copy: describes a book in which the pages or leaves are perfect but the binding is very bad, loose, off, or nonexistent.
Reading Copy: A copy usually in poor to fair condition that includes all text presented in a legible fashion. The copy is fine to read but nothing more.
1-2 business days
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 4 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Gift wrapping is available at an additional nominal fee. Please just convo us.
Our Vintage Rating Chart:
'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
GREAT: Item shows signs of wear due to everyday use. Larger utensil marks small flea bit chips.
VERY GOOD: Item has larger signs of wear from everyday use. Such as minor scratches, scuffing, crazing or flea bite chips.
GOOD: Item shows its years of use and love. There will be flaws such as chips, small cracks, more pronounced crazing etc. Price will reflect these defects. The item will show a larger amount of wear.
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, some very significant. Larger cracks, chips, mars, etc. The item will have very significant wear for its years of use.
WE DO NOT SHIP USING INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING/COURIER SERVICES. Such as FLYBOX, Shop and Ship, Aramex etc. We use only direct shipping via postal services of each country.
A photo is required of the damaged item for insurance purposes.
Scroll to the bottom of the book description to find out how we rate our books