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1 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
16 England 1870-1914 (The Oxford History of England)
Ensor, Sir Robert Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1992 0198217056 / 9780198217053 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 1992 printing. Original dark blue boards - the boards are a little bruised at the spine ends and there is a dent, with small hole in the spine edge of the rear board. The dust jacket has corresponding light bruising and small dent and hole at the spine edge of the back cover. A few light greyish marks to the outer closed textblock page edge. In otherwise very good, clean condition. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xxiii, 634, maps. 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. 307641 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Life and Adventures of Lady Anne, the Little Pedlar
Anon ; a new edition with introductory note by Elizabeth Wordsworth A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd. [c.1914] London 1914 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
A new edition with an introductory note by Elizabeth Wordsworth. Undated, c. 1914. Forwards lean to the spine. Pages are lightly tanned, but are free from names or inscriptions. 161pp. Near VG clean condition. Dark olive green cloth binding. 013517 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
17 The Observer and J. L. Garvin, 1908-1914: A Study in a Great Editorship
Gollin, A. M. Oxford University Press 1960 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
1st edition. A lean to the spine. There is a gift inscription written on the front endpaper and the pages are lightly tanned. The dust jacket is quite significantly worn with creasing and scuffing to the spine and around the edges. Not price clipped. pp. 445. 200148 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Mons Star: The British Expeditionary Force 5th Aug. - 22 Nov. 1914
Ascoli, David Harrap Limited 1981 0245537856 / 9780245537851 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has light rubs to the edges and a small snagged hole in the middle of the front cover. Some loose news cuttings included. pp. xxii, 250.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. 106929 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 The Lost Diary [Signed 1st Edition]
Graves, Sandham Printed by Charles F. Banfield British Columbia 1941 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Green cloth. Signed copy. There is a lovely inscription on the front endpaper which reads: 'To "Skipper" - with unchanging affection, and best wishes for all that is good and desired in the years to come. From "Old Bill"'. Underneath SIGNED 'Sandham Graves, Victoria, B.C., Oct 11 1943'. Binding is clean and tight. some rubs to the front board and to extremities. There is a small 1cm piece of cloth missing from the base of the spine. Pages are in nice clean condition. Binding slightly weakened at join between pp. 122-123. This is author's memoir of his time spend in the Canadian Corps, 1914-1917 and the Royal Flying Corps, 1917-1918. 000669 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Changing English Village 1066-1914 : A History of Bledington, Gloucestershire in its Setting 1066-1914
Ashby, M. K. ; with a foreword by Joan Thirsk The Roundwood Press Kineton 1974 0900093358 / 9780900093357 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth binding. VG. Clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is chipped and torn at the edges. Not price clipped (£5.50 net on front flap), the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 425pp. 22cm. 101718 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 Art Nouveau 1890 - 1914
Greenhalgh, Paul (edited by) V & A Publications 2000 1851772979 / 9781851772971 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Large and heavy soft back. A crease to the spine. Clean inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 464pp. A VERY HEAVY book (packaged weight just under 3KG) - 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. 304681 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Changing English Village 1066-1914 : A History of Bledington, Gloucestershire in its Setting 1066-1914
Ashby, M. K. ; with a foreword by Joan Thirsk The Roundwood Press Kineton 1974 0900093358 / 9780900093357 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth binding. The boards are just a little faded at the very edges and there is a forwards lean to the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and the binding is firm. The front flap of the dust jacket is price clipped and the DJ is lightly rubbed and bruised at the edges. pp. xxiii, [map], 425. 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. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308516 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
20 Douglas Haig: War Diaries and Letters 1914-1918
Haig, Douglas ; edited by Gary Sheffield and John Bourne Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 2005 0297847023 / 9780297847021 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both in excellent, near fine condition. Very slight bruising to the base of the spine. Clean, tight, binding firm and square. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. x, 550. 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. 106933 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Truce: The Day the War Stopped
Baker, Chris Amberley Publishing 2014 1445634902 / 9781445634906 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New hardback. First impression. RRP. £18.99. The Christmas Truce is seen as a satisfying and hopeful event in a war that is often regarded as unnecessary, bitter, hopeless and futile. Many accounts give a warm, poignant view of the truce, to the extent that it has gained totemic significance in the minds of the general public. Inspired by the centenary, and in the light of documentary evidence unavailable when previous accounts have been published, Chris Baker examines the events leading up to the 1914 truce. pp. 182, maps. 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. 305926 
Price: 14.24 GBP

 
21 A Master of Craft
Jacobs, W. W. ; with twelve illustrations by Will Owen Methuen & Co Ltd London 1909 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Ninth edition. Pictorial brown boards. Some light marks to the boards. Spine ends bruised and rubbed. Previous owner's names and date on the front endpaper [1914]. A light superficial crack to the front inner hinge. pp. 340, + 47 Methuen catalogue pages. There is a light brown spillage mark on pages 82-83 (small-ish stain; tea or coffee). 104704 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Conquest of Life (History of a Society series of novels)
Béhaine, René ; translated into English by Edward Crankshaw George Allen and Unwin Ltd London 1939 First UK Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First published in France in 1914; this is the first English edition. From the French original 'La Conquête de la Vie'. Mid reddish-brown cloth binding - a few minor marks to the boards and lightly bruised spine ends and corners. Contents are clean and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are some very minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredges. 325pp. Novel. 101124 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
22 The Essays of Elia ; and The Last Essays of Elia [2 Volumes, forming Volume I and II from the larger The Works of Charles Lamb in Twelve Volumes, edited by William Macdonald]
Lamb, Charles ; edited by William Macdonald, with illustrations by C. E. Brock J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd London 1914 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Brock, C. E. 
Two small hardback volumes. These are volumes I and II of Dent's The Works of Charles Lamb (published as a 12 volume set). Both volumes are reprints from 1914. Uniformly bound in quarter blue cloth, with light tan sides. There are rubs and patchy fading to the sides of the spines and the spine of Last Essays is very dull - titles and gilt decoration not visible. Top edges are gilt. Both bindings are firm and inner hinges are very good. Each volume has frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. Pages are clean. pp. liv, 317; xcii, 278. 308939 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 The City of Pleasure [The Wayfarer's Library series]
Bennett, Arnold J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd [c. 1914] London 1914 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Original red boards. Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1914. Wayfarer's Library seres, with colour frontispiece and colour detail to the title page. There is a slight lean to the spine, bruising to spine ends and corners. Some foxing to textblock edges and a few light grubby handling marks to page margins (not many). pp. 254. A good reading copy. 307289 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 Winds of Change, 1914 - 1939
Macmillan, Harold Macmillan London 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Publisher's original red boards. In good condition. No names or inscriptions. Lacks dust jacket. Page edges tanned. Binding firm and sound. pp. viii, 664. 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. 103903 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Price of Love, A Tale
Bennett, Arnold Methuen & Co. Ltd London 1914 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Publisher's original blue boards, gilt lettered spine. There is a forwards lean to the spine and the spine and board edges have faded. Minor bruising to the edges, spine ends and corners. Cloth is a little rubbed at the head of the spine, with a very short nick to the binding at the top of the spine / rear joint. Previous owner's name and date [1914] in ink on the front pastedown. Significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and heavy foxing to the first and last few pages; the remainder of pages are mostly clean but with the occasional foxing spot. Binding quite firm. pp. 351, 31 [publisher's catalogue]. 307670 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
24 The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914
Martin, F. X. (recollections and documents edited by) ; with a foreword by Eamon de Valera Browne and Nolan Ltd Dublin 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. In very good to near fine condition, in a very good dust jacket. Original red boards. Very lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. First edition. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxvi, 201. 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. 307084 
Price: 41.00 GBP

 
 
10 Animals and their Little Ones (Dean's Rag Book No. 62 - Fluffidown)
Berkeley, Stanley (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1916] 1916 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Berkeley, Stanley 
A Dean's Rag book. Fluffidown - this should be a soft brushed cotton but this particular book is an ordinary Dean's rag cloth book; not as thick and fluffy as other Fluffidown books I have seen. Publication date not stated but estimated to be c. 1916. It was first published in 1907 and this edition was first published in 1914/15 and was in print until 1919. 12 pages including the covers. A washable cloth book, safe for babies. Pinked edges and zig zag sewn binding. Edges are frayed. This book has been well-loved and washed so the covers and pages have all faded. The book is washed and clean. A few very small pale brown marks. One page has been lovingly darned at the bottom corner (which I find charmingly endearing!) - it is the page showing Indian Ducks and Guinea-Pigs on the reverse. 205 x 165mm. 106895 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
25 John Gibson Paton, D.D.: The Missionary Hero of the New Hebrides
Michael, Charles D. S. W. Partridge & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] Paternoster Row, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Green decorative cloth; art nouveau style design to the spine. Publication date not stated but is c. 1910. Pages are very brown, due to acidic, poor quality, paper used for manufacture. Boards are bruised and lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Pale splash-type marks to the rear board. Presentation bookplate on the front endpaper and presentation inscription written on the front pastedown (dated 1914). Inner hinges are very good. pp. 160, 32 (publisher's lists). 19.3cm. 308872 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 Winston S. Churchill Volume II Young Statesman 1901-1914
Churchill, Randolph S. Heinemann London 1988 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Reprint. Original red boards. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean. Binding firm and square. Top edge red - some splash marks to this red top edge. DJ not price clipped. pp. xxix, 775. 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. 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. 306246 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 Some Other War [Signed copy]
Newbery, Linda Catnip Books 2014 1846471869 / 9781846471865 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
New paperback. Signed by the author on the title page. RRP £6.99. pp. 320. As servants at the Morland family mansion before the summer of 1914, twins Jack and Alice knew their place. When the war came, they knew their duty. As Jack fights on the front line and Alice tends to the wounded, they learn the truth. But what they cannot know is what the future holds - and who will be there to see it. Powerful historical fiction for teens / young adults. 307271 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
12 A Short Life of Ninety Years
Clarke, Mary G. Astrid and Martin Huggins 1973 0950292400 / 9780950292403 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Brown boards. No dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at spine ends. A gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. Very small grubby mark to two pages at the back of the book - the list of subscribers. Otherwise good condition and binding firm. Chapters include a Late Victorian Girlhood, University Training and Professional Apprenticeship, Edinburgh 1914-1924, War-time Manchester 1939-1954, and others. 87pp. 306208 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
27 Some Other War [Signed copy]
Newbery, Linda Catnip Books 2014 1846471869 / 9781846471865 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
New paperback. Signed by the author on the title page. RRP £6.99. pp. 320. As servants at the Morland family mansion before the summer of 1914, twins Jack and Alice knew their place. When the war came, they knew their duty. As Jack fights on the front line and Alice tends to the wounded, they learn the truth. But what they cannot know is what the future holds - and who will be there to see it. Powerful historical fiction for teens / young adults. 307270 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
13 Paris on the Eve 1900-1914
Cronin, Vincent Collins 1989 0002176203 / 9780002176200 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Book and dust jacket both in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 485pp. Dust jacket not price clipped [£18.00]. 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. 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. 303729 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell, 1872-1914
Russell, Bertrand George Allen & Unwin 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Second impression. No inscriptions. Dust jacket is price-clipped, and a little edgeworn with some small bits of paper stuck to the back cover. Now protected in removable clear film sleeve. 230pp. 007992 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Parish Church, St. Mary's, Banbury: A Descriptive Account of the Parish Church, S. Mary's, Banbury
Draper, Eleanor ; Potts, William The Banbury Guardian Office Banbury 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback. Original blue cloth. The spine is faded and there are a few very light marks to the boards. Blind stamped fleur-de-lys design to the front board. Heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Some lighter occasional foxing to pages. A gift inscription, dated 1914 written neatly on the front endpaper. A good copy of this scarce little history of St. Mary's Church in Banbury. pp. 91, [2], plates. 307076 
Price: 26.00 GBP

 
29 The Fifth West Yorks. Their Part in The Great War, 1914-1918. Illustrated Historical Sketch of the 1/5th and 2/5th Battalions during the Great War.
Sabine, Major C. S. W. ; introduction by Kenneth Mackay G. H. Smith & Son (printed by) 0904775208 / 9780904775204 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Facsimile of publication from 1933 which was printed and published by R. Ackrill Ltd, Harrogate. pp. 58. In very good, clean condition. 307620 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
15 Impressions and Comments [July 1914-]
Ellis, Havelock Constable and Company Ltd Orange Street, London 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original blue boards. New edition of 1926; first published in 1920. Previous owner's name, place and date written in neat, small writing on the front pastedown. Spine and board edges slightly faded and minor bruising to spine ends. Clean condition. pp. vii, 262. 104570 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
30 The King of The Dark Chamber
Tagore, Sir Rabindranath; translated Into English By the Author Macmillan & Co Ltd 1915 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
First published in 1914; this is the first reprint of 1915. Original blue boards. Boards are a little rubbed at the spine ends and corners and the spine is dulled. Pencilled name on the front endpaper. Deckled / rough cut pages and the pages are tanned at the edges. 200pp. A couple of uncut pages. Binding firm. 039207 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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