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1 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

 
11 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

 
 
2 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

 
12 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

 
 
3 The Strand Magazine, December 1947 (Vol. No. 114 Issue No. 684) - The Christmas Number. Mr Ardizzone Presents his Model Theatre and Pantomime - A Complete Christmas Toy Inside
(Ardizzone, Edward) Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1947 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted but have not corroded surrounding paper and the binding is tight and firm. Ardizzone front cover bright and clean; back cover has a few minor marks to the edges; light rubs to the spine. A small brown mark to the outer closed textblock foredge. The Christmas Special with complete Edward Ardizzone toy model theatre and pantomime cut out pages. The textblock has had a bump to the bottom corner and there are really small flattened creases to the bottom corners of some pages, including the Edward Ardizzone pages at the centrefold. Otherwise, really nice and clean. pp. 112. As well as adverts, other articles include: A Christmas Quiz; Rudyard Kipling's 'Proofs of Holy Writ'; 'The Private Collector Goes Christmas Shopping with 10' by Major D. L. Blumenfeld'; Party Games; and more. A very good copy of this scarce Ardizzone Christmas special. 19.5cm. 307260 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
13 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

 
 
4 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

 
14 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

 
 
5 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. PLEASE NOTE this is an extremely heavy book. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - a small additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard rate is likely to be expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 103952 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
15 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

 
 
6 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

 
16 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

 
 
7 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. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103895 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
17 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

 
 
8 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

 
18 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

 
 
9 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

 
19 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

 
 
10 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

     
 
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Courage, Wagner, Charles
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Wagner, Charles
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Character and the Conduct of Life: Practical Psychology for Every Man, McDougall, William
Character and the Conduct of Life: Practical Psychology for Every Man
McDougall, William
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The Lord of the Rings - A Book of 20 Postcards, illustrators include David Alter, Lode Claes, Stephen Hickman, Ted Nasmith, Alan Lee, and more
The Lord of the Rings - A Book of 20 Postcards
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The Brontes' Christmas, Hubert, Maria (researched and compiled by)
The Brontes' Christmas
Hubert, Maria (researched and compiled by)
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The Great Big Glorious Book for Girls, Davidson, Rosemary ; Vine, Sarah ; with illustrations by Natacha Lewidge
The Great Big Glorious Book for Girls
Davidson, Rosemary ; Vine, Sarah ; with illustrations by Natacha Lewidge
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The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories, Bennett, William J. (edited, with commentary by)
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What are the Seven Wonders of the World? And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions, D'Epiro, Peter ; Pinkowish, Mary Desmond ; decorations by Richard Beards
What are the Seven Wonders of the World? And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions
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Copyright for Archivists and Users of Archives, Padfield, Tim
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