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1 A Dictionary of Dates, Brought Down to the Present Day [Everyman's Library No 554]
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd London 1918 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original pink / plum cloth. Faded at the spine. 2nd reprint, with additions. There are just a couple of foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Otherwise, binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 304. 306542 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
16 The National Library of Wales Bibliotheca Celtica: A Register of Publications Relating to Wales and the Celtic Peoples & Languages, for the Year 1914-18
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth 1923 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. Limited to a printing of 500 copies. Some marks to the boards, including evidence of very minor prior damp exposure to the very edges of the boards. Some light foxing. Spine faded. The boards are rubbed and bruised at the spine ends, with some fraying to the cloth at the head of the spine. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 452. 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. 105571 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography [Everyman's Library No 451]
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd London 1921 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Hardback without dust jacket. Original burgundy red cloth. Spine faded. The cloth has worn quite thin at the spine edges. Clean, bright and tight inside, excepting minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xii, 230. 306544 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 The National Library of Wales Bibliotheca Celtica: A Register of Publications Relating to Wales and the Celtic Peoples & Languages, for the Year 1919-23
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. Limited to a printing of 500 copies. Some light marks to the spine. Some light foxing. Spine faded. The boards are rubbed and bruised at the spine ends with some fraying and a short tear to the cloth at the top edge of the spine. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 468.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. 105569 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
3 Punch, Or The London Charivari 1920, Volume 158 January to June 1920
Published at The Office Bouverie Street, London 1920 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Comprises a single Punch volume, no. 158 for the first half of the year 1920. Original burgundy red cloth binding with gilt stamped Mr Punch motif and black floral scroll pattern on upper board. Blind stamped floral scroll pattern to lower board and gilt caricatures and titles to spine. A previous owner's name and address written on the front endpaper. Creasing to the front endpaper and half title page. The binding is nice and firm; hinges good. Cloth faded at the spine, with light marks to the spine and rubbed cloth at the spine ends. Corners bumped. Some black smudges to the printing of p.318. Pages are otherwise in very good, clean condition. pp. 1-520 [Jan 7 - June 30]. 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. 104955 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
18 The National Library of Wales Bibliotheca Celtica: A Register of Publications Relating to Wales and the Celtic Peoples & Languages. New Series Volume I 1929-1933
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. Limited to a printing of 400 copies. Some light marks to the spine. Some light foxing. Spine faded. The boards are rubbed and bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 421. 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. 105572 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 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

 
19 The Sussex Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes. Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459468 / 9780948459467 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 146. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. There is a slight crinkle and faint mark to the brown cover page / endpaper of the Folios and Maps volume. The Domesday Book Studies volume has a bump to the bottom corner of the lower board. The volumes are in otherwise excellent condition. The brown slipcase has some marks and bumps to one end and a couple of very light marks to the sides. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104579 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
 
5 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

 
20 The Wiltshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes. Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459816 / 9780948459818 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 424. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. The volumes are in excellent condition. Presented in a bespoke red solander box. The box is in very good condition but has some slight bruising and some very small marks at the base of the spine. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104580 
Price: 105.00 GBP

 
 
6 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

 
21 Varsity Handbook: The Undergraduate Guide to Cambridge. Fifth Edition 1951-1952
Varsity, The Cambridge Undergraduate Newspaper Cambridge 1951 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. With rubs to the cover edges, creasing to the top corner of the front cover and the first few pages. Light flattened crease to the bottom corner of most pages. Pages have slightly tanned. In good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xviii, 141, [5]. 105492 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 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

 
22 A History of the Maghrib
Abun-Nasr, Jamil M. Cambridge University Press 1975 0521207037 / 9780521207034 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Original brown boards. No dust jacket. Stamped 'defective copy' on the title page and the front pastedown has a binding flaw where the pastedown has been glued folded under at the top corner. The book is otherwise in very good, clean condition. pp. x, 422. 105364 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
8 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

 
23 Wykehamica: A History of Winchester College and Commoners, from the Foundation to the Present Day
Adams, Rev. H. C. James Parker and Co., Oxford and London | J. Wells, Winchester 1878 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original Parker & Co. brown cloth binding, with gilt titles. Some marks to the boards and the spine is noticeably darkened / dulled. The cloth is rubbed and frayed at the spine ends, with nicks in the cloth at both ends of the spine. Spine ends bumped. Copy of Sir Henry Bargrave Deane, an old Wykehamist, (1848-1919) and bears his bookplate on the front pastedown. Inner hinges lightly cracked and the first section of pages feels a little loose. Binding is otherwise quite firm. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. A stain to the top outer closed textblock page edge (edges only; the pages themselves remain clean) and two small pale stains to the edges of the rear endpaper. Top edges slightly rough-trimmed; not untrimmed but not smooth cut either. pp. xi, 496, 16, plates. 106022 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
9 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

 
24 Wings Over Hong Kong: A Tribute to Kai Tak - An Aviation History, 1891-1998
Akers-Jones, Sir David Pacific Century Publishers 1998 9622175422 / 9789622175426 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This publication was sponsored by Duty Free Shoppers Hong Kong Limited. Glossy publication. There are a couple of abrasions on the early pages where the pages look as if they had stuck together around the edges. The dust jacket has some heavy foxing (mainly to the reverse) and is slightly wrinkled. The DJ is now supplied in a loose protective archival film sleeve. 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. 300623 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
10 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

 
25 The Letters of a Portuguese Nun
Alcoforado, Marianna ; translated into English by Edgar Prestage David Nutt The Strand, London 1897 Soft cover Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Weak binding. Paper covers rubbed and torn, with tears and loss to the spine covering. The sewn binding is weakened and cracked in a few places but holds. Some foxing. No names or inscriptions. 80pp. The 5 letters were written in 1667 by a Portuguese nun, Marianna, who had a French Army Officer 'lover' who abandoned her. An interesting little snapshot of social history. 105770 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Buckinghamshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes, Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459565 / 9780948459566 Limited Edition Hardcover Good Slipcase Poor Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 214. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. All three volumes are bumped at the base of the spine and the Introduction and Translation volume has two little red pen squiggles on a page towards the back of the book. If not for the pen marks I would describe the volumes as Very Good condition. The slipcase is poor, missing one end of the case. These are very LARGE AND HEAVY - overseas postage is likely to be prohibitively expensive. This set is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this set will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. Shipping to some destinations may not be available - please enquire before ordering. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK highlands, islands and N. Ireland will incur an additional charge. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 304995 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
26 History of St. Michael's College Tenbury
Alderson, M.F.; Colles, H.C. Socierty for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1943 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A lean to the spine. Ownership signature on the front endpaper. The pages are tanned and have occasional spots of foxing. The dust jacket is browned and worn around the edges with several minor losses. DJ not price clipped. pp. 134. 300094 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 The National Library of Wales Bibliotheca Celtica: A Register of Publications Relating to Wales and the Celtic Peoples & Languages, for the Year 1910
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth 1912 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. Limited to a printing of 500 copies. Some light foxing. Some marks to the spine and spine faded. The boards are rubbed and bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 226. 105570 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
27 The Republic in Danger: General Maurice Gamelin and the politics of French defence, 1933-1940
Alexander, Martin S. Cambridge University Press 1992 0521372348 / 9780521372343 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue cloth binding. Clean, tight and unmarked; a super copy. pp. xiv, 573. 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. 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. 106024 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
13 The National Library of Wales Bibliotheca Celtica: A Register of Publications Relating to Wales and the Celtic Peoples & Languages, for the Year 1911
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth 1913 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. Limited to a printing of 500 copies. The boards bow outwards slightly at the corners. Some light foxing. Spine faded. A few marks to the spine and the boards are rubbed and bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 248. 105566 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
28 Cooper's Oxford: A History of Frank Cooper Limited
Allen, Brigid Archive Services of Oxford Oxford 1989 0951465805 / 9780951465806 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Previous owner's name and date written just inside the front cover. Otherwise, in very good, clean condition throughout. Covers tight. No other marks. 125pp. 305446 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 The National Library of Wales Bibliotheca Celtica: A Register of Publications Relating to Wales and the Celtic Peoples & Languages, for the Year 1912
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth 1915 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. Limited to a printing of 500 copies. Some marks to the boards, including evidence of prior damp exposure to the bottom corners. Some light foxing. Spine faded. The boards are rubbed and bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 262. 105568 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
29 Adderbury: A Thousand Years of History
Allen, Nicholas; with Adderbury History Association Phillimore & Co. Ltd Chichester, West Sussex 1995 0850339944 / 9780850339949 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. The book would be described as very good but there are some pale brown splash marks to the outer closed textblock page foredges. The pages themselves are otherwise clean. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is very good and not price clipped. pp. xv, [1], 144. 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. 307248 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
15 The National Library of Wales Bibliotheca Celtica: A Register of Publications Relating to Wales and the Celtic Peoples & Languages, for the Year 1913
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth 1919 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red cloth binding. Limited to a printing of 500 copies. Some light foxing. Spine and board edges faded. The boards are rubbed and bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 272. 105567 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
30 English Suits Before the Parlement of Paris 1420-1436 (Camden Fourth Series Volume 26)
Allmand, C. T. ; Armstrong, C. A. G. (edited for the Royal Historical Society by) Offices of The Royal Historical Society London 1982 0861930959 / 9780861930951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original cloth binding. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 328pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 016528 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
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