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1 Strand Magazine, August 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted but no corrosion as yet to the surrounding paper. The white parts of the back cover have greyed. Some light rubs and light creasing to the covers, a longer flattened crease to the back cover and a tear (approx. 2cm) to the top edge of the back cover. Short tear at the base of the spine. pp. 96. 307634 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
16 Miss Simplicity And other Sketches [Inscribed by the author]
Haslam, Ralph Arthur L. Humphreys London 1917 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Signed by Author(s)
Fair to good condition. Blue paper-covered boards; worn at edges, corners and spine ends, with small loss and a split in the spine join with the rear cover (approx. one inch), plus what looks like a repaired tear. Mark to the top edge of the front board, some foxing. Deckled / untrimmed foredges. SIGNED by the author on the f.e.p. [From the Author, Ralph Haslam, Midsummer 1920]. Foredges untrimmed. 151pp. 301736 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
2 Strand Magazine, February 1949 (Vol. No. 116, Issue No. 698)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1949 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted a little but no corrosion to the surrounding paper and the binding is firm. The whole magazine has been cut crooked when published so pages and covers are both crooked, but text is readable. In otherwise very good, clean condition. pp. 96. 307638 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 Charles Dickens Birthday Book
Hawksley, Enid Dickens (compiled by) ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Faber and Faber Limited London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. Stunning pictorial boards, with matching dust jacket. Beautifully illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. The binding is firm and pages are clean, bright and unmarked - no previous owner's names or inscriptions and no birthdays written in. There is some light foxing to the pastedowns and endpapers. Top edge is tinted pale green to match the boards and also has some light, small foxing spots to the closed textblock edge. There are Charles Dickens quotes for each date and the book is illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by Ardizzone. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with several short tears and small chips and larger loss at the base of the spine, approx. 3cm. The front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped. Overall, a super copy of this lovely Ardizzone collectable. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106708 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
3 Strand Magazine, July 1946 (including Part 1 of their feature on Churchill's Paintings)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1946 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted a little but no corrosion to the surrounding paper and the binding is firm. The white parts of the covers are generally a little greyed, with a few small foxing spots. Creasing to the covers and rubs to the cover and spine edges. pp. 96. 307637 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 The Brontes' Christmas
Hubert, Maria (researched and compiled by) Sutton Publishing 1997 0750914246 / 9780750914246 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. This anthology described Christmas in the Bronte household and how the season was celebrated in Victorian Yorkshire. pp. x, 115. 306432 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
4 Strand Magazine, November 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. Some rubs and greyish marks to the covers but binding is tight and firm. Articles include 'What is happening to Radio?' by Donald Stokes; 'Liverpool To-Day' in black and white photos; 'Mr. Chislehurst's Bowler Hat' - a short story by Norah Lofts; 'Are we in for a Crime Wave? New Types of Criminal May Have Been Bred in Battle' by Percy Hoskins; 'Painted for Posterity' - a section on Peter Scott with war paintings shown in black and white; and more. Numerous pages of adverts as well. pp. 96. In good overall condition. 19.5cm. 307258 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 The Lord of the Rings - A Book of 20 Postcards
illustrators include David Alter, Lode Claes, Stephen Hickman, Ted Nasmith, Alan Lee, and more HarperCollins Publishers 2000 0261104039 / 9780261104037 Soft cover Very Good Postcard 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
An unused book of postcards, though it has been opened quite heavily in a couple of places. Postcards all in excellent, fine condition. A crease to the spine. Unmarked inside. A book of 20 postcards featuring postcards inspired by the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. 105694 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
5 Strand Magazine, November 1949 (Vol. No. 118, Issue No. 707)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1949 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted, with some corrosion to the surrounding paper - the cover itself has nearly separated from the remainder of the textblock. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top edge of the front cover. Some light rubs and light creasing to the covers, with a short tear at the top of the spine and to the foredge of the front cover. pp. 120. Cover illustration is by Francis Marshall. 307635 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank - commemorative postcards presented in a book.
Jin Yun ; Wang Guanchang (chief editors) Shanghai Pudong Development Bank [c.1997-2000] China 1997 Hardcover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Publication date not stated but is c. 1997-2000. Authorised by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication. A set of 10 commemorative enterprise stamped postcards, presented in a hardback folder, in the format of a book with thick board pages. In excellent, very near fine condition. 308115 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
6 Strand Magazine, October 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted a little but no corrosion to the surrounding paper and the binding is firm. Covers are generally a little greyed, with a few small foxing spots. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top corner of the front cover. pp. 96. 307636 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
21 The Smoker's Garland Part II (Cope's Smoke Room Booklets No. 6)
Le Gallienne, R. ; Fenn, G. M. ; et al. Cope's Tobacco Plant Liverpool 1889 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Limp printed card covers. Covers are heavily rubbed at the spine. Lighter rubs to edges. Spine is complete and booklet is securely bound. Pages have darkened / tanned. Little booklet of literature related to smoking - poems, essays, tales. Several pages of advertisements as well. pp. 57-104, + adverts. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. In good condition. 105893 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
7 Strand Magazine, October 1948 (Vol. No. 116 Issue No. 694)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1948 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted but haven't corroded surrounding paper. Covers are quite bright and clean but with a little foxing to the edges of the back cover and a small scuffed grubby mark to the bottom edge of the back cover. Front cover illustration is by Robin Jacques. Numerous adverts. Articles include: 'Backbencher: an Inside Glimpse of Life in the House of Commons' by J. P. W. Mallalieu and illustrated by Wyndham Robinson; Chang's Great Moment by A. H. Rasmussen, illustrated by Ronald Searle; 'A Happy Peace' - a short story by Kathleen Warren; illustrated by F. P. Hoffer; the centrefold is a lovely colour illustrated Map of the City of Norwich by J. P. Sayer; and more. pp. 100. The binding is firm and tight. No names or inscriptions. 307259 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 Corridas
Leal, Juan ; 74 illustrations de Roberto Domingo Pechade Editeur Bordeaux 1950 Soft cover Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back. Covers are very worn - paper is coming away and split at the spine with some loss at the spine ends. Further creases, chips and tears to the cover edges and more loss to the bottom corner of the back cover. Sewn binding is otherwise firm and sound. No names or inscriptions. Pages slightly tanned / darkened. pp. 336 + tables. Text French. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 302556 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
8 El dia cuatro de Agosto de mil novecientos cuarenta y siete moria Manolete en la plaza de Vitoria [Signed copy]
Altube, Gregorio de I. G. Valverde Spain 1957 Soft cover Good Poor Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Spanish. Soft back. Cream covers, with pink wraps. The dust jacket wraps are in poor condition, with numerous old and brittle sellotape repairs, fading, and chips to the edges. Cream covers have a pale brown mark to the bottom corner of the front cover and are discoloured / browned at the edges. Some discolouration marks from the sellotape on the front endpaper. Minor rubs and light creasing to the cover edges. Tipped in publisher's pink slip, just inside the front cover. Numbered copy, no. 1701, with two signatures - one is the author and the other presumably the printer. There is a little foxing to the edges but pages are otherwise clean. Unpaginated. Illustrated with 6 full page colour plates and 10 colour vignettes. 307932 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
23 Leyton Public Libraries - Curwen Press ephemera - 4 x copies of Junior Opportunities leaflet for September - December 1955 Leytonstone Branch Library
Leyton Public Libraries Printed by the Curwen Press 1955 Booklet Very Good Brochure 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4 x copies of the same leaflet, printed by the CURWEN PRESS, on four different colours of paper. Interesting Curwen Press ephemera. The leaflet folds out to 6 pages. Some light foxing to the leaflets. 20.3 x 12.6cm. 106812 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
9 Game Pie - A Guinness Indoor Sportfolio [Guinness booklet, 1955]
Ardizzone, Edward (illustrations by); booklet designed for Guinness by S. H. Benson Ltd Guinness [c. 1955] 1955 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A Guinness advertorial booklet, with rhyming verse, and with wonderful Edward Ardizzone illustrations. Publication date is not stated but is c. 1955. Slim stapled booklet. Printed by W. S. Cowell Ltd, Ipswich, on John Dickinson & Co. Ltd. Evensyde paper. Unpaginated. 14 pages, including inside covers. The front cover has a small blue ink spot towards the bottom, and a very pale stain towards the bottom edge / corner of the front cover. The spine edge and corners are lightly rubbed and there is a short (1cm) tear to the base of the spine. Bright and clean inside, except for two light brown marks to the centrefold - both pale marks are to the white boxes on the page containing text, a mark on each page of the 'Tombola' verse. A fabulous rarity for the Ardizzone, Guinness or advertising history collector. 23.8 x 16.5cm. 307987 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
24 Character and the Conduct of Life: Practical Psychology for Every Man
McDougall, William Methuen & Co. Ltd Essex Street, London 1927 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Original green boards, with some light marks to the boards and a forwards lean to the spine. First edition. Some foxing to the pages and to outer closed textblock page edges and pages have generally tanned / darkened. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and sound. Sort of a moral guide for the 1920s! pp. xiii, 287. 306912 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 How to Make the Best of Life
Bennett, Arnold Hodder and Stoughton [c.1920s] London 1923 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. First published in 1923, I believe this copy to be a slightly later 1920s reprint. Original red cloth binding. Some marks to the boards and a forwards lean to the spine. Previous owner's name and address written in pencil on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean, except for a few very light pencil marks in page margins. A little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 319. Arnold Bennett's rather dubious thoughts on life, love, relationships, marriage, bringing up children, and so on. 307060 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
25 Copyright for Archivists and Users of Archives
Padfield, Tim Public Record Office Richmond 2001 1903365139 / 9781903365137 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
There is a stain to the top outer textblock edge of the first 100 pages, just affecting the tips of the pages in the top margin. Otherwise good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. v, 210. 304511 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories
Bennett, William J. (edited, with commentary by) Simon & Schuster New York 1993 0671683063 / 9780671683061 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
There is a small grubby mark on the front flap of the dust jacket. Otherwise, book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Mild bruising to edges. No names, inscriptions or other marks inside. 831pp. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 103952 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
26 Round the Christmas Fire: Festive Stories
Stories from Nancy Mitford, P. G. Wodehouse, Stella Gibbons, Charles Dickens and many more. Vintage Books London 2013 0099577070 / 9780099577072 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New. Hardback, with dust jacket. RRP 12.99. If the weather outside is frightful, draw up a chair to the fire, get the chesnuts roasting, and find an echo to every mood in this collection of funny, surprising, moving and magical festive stories from some of our greatest authors. Including stories from Laurie Lee, Truman Capote, Kenneth Graham, John Cheever, Sue Towsend, Nancy Mitford, Dylan Thomas, Charles Dickens, John Julius Norwich, P.G. Wodehouse and Stella Gibbons, among many others. pp. 277. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307326 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
 
12 The Family Book : Amazing Things to Do Together
Complete Editions; edited by Philippa Wingate Michael O'Mara Books Limited 2007 1906082103 / 9781906082109 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Very good. There's a mark from an old price sticker on the front board. clean and unmarked inside. Appears unread / unused. RRP on the back cover price sticker of 14.99. 191pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 301748 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
27 First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords
Taylor, Catherine (introduced by) The Folio Society London 2008 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Printed on Lessebo paper. Quarter bound in cloth with Modigliani paper sides printed and blocked with a design by Jonny Hannah. pp. xii, 132. 103339 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
13 What are the Seven Wonders of the World? And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions
D'Epiro, Peter ; Pinkowish, Mary Desmond ; decorations by Richard Beards The Folio Society London 2008 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
5th printing. The book is in excellent, fine condition - appears unread / unopened. The black slipcase is very good to near fine - a few very light marks only. Printed on Cordier Wove paper and bound in buckram with paper sides printed with a design by the artist. pp. xvi, 304. 103895 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
28 The Cub Book
The Chief Old Wolf [or Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell, as he's otherwise known] C. Arthur Pearson Limited [c. 1928] 1928 Soft cover Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. No publication date stated inside but this is a c. 1928-1930s copy; an early edition of this booklet. The staples have rusted, with surrounding rust stains to the covers and just minor stains around the staples at the centrefold. Large blue ink stain to the top outer closed textblock page edge; just affects the very tips of some pages at the top margin but most pages are clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light creasing and marks to the covers. pp. 64. Printed price of 4d net, on the front cover. 307701 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Great Big Glorious Book for Girls
Davidson, Rosemary ; Vine, Sarah ; with illustrations by Natacha Lewidge Viking | Penguin London 2007 0670917109 / 9780670917105 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second printing. In very good to near fine condition but there is a small bump to the bottom edge of the front board. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 304pp. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 104881 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
29 The Guider Magazine Vol. 49 Nos 1-12. Complete Year for 1962, January to December.
The Girl Guides Association The Girl Guides Association London 1962 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
All 12 issues for 1962. Stapled magazine bindings. 10 of the 12 issues have rusted staples, but they are all still securely bound. The pages have browned or darkened with age. Minor bits of creasing or cover wear and May's issue is more worn - torn top corner to the last 10 pages and a small stain on p.137. [pagination starts with January at p.1 etc.] but overall these in really good clean condition. Each month features a Night Sky article by Patrick Moore (except May and November). Many further interesting articles. 302318 
Price: 38.00 GBP

 
 
15 Granny's Household Hints: Traditional Tips for a Clean, Green Home
Evans, Brenda Sphere 2010 1847444105 / 9781847444103 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
** NEW ** Hardback. No dust jacket (as published). RRP. 7.99. 101884 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
30 Courage
Wagner, Charles T. Fisher Unwin Adelphi Terrace, London 1906 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Red boards. There are some light marks to the boards and the boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends. Previous owner's name and address written out a few times in untidy pencil on the front endpaper. Front pastedown bears a prize presentation Sunday School bookplate, dated 1913. Front inner hinge cracked at pastedown. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to prelims. Occasional light thumbing / handling marks to pages / page margins. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. 288pp. A kind of moral guidance book for young people. 306914 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
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