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1 Fifty Celebrated Men: Their Lives and Trials and The Deeds That Made Them Famous
Ward, Lock & Co Limited London Decorative Cloth Good+ No Jacket 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
The Youth's Library series. Red cloth boards with gilt and black titles and decoration. Spine is a little lightened, light wear to cover edges. Internally the pages are age-tanned and have some scattered foxing. No names or inscriptions. 311pp. Image availalble on request. 035515 
Price: 5.95 GBP

 
16 A Book of Cornwall
Baring-Gould, S. Methuen & Co Ltd London 1925 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Fifth edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth boards. Just a little bruising at the base of the spine. Orange dust jacket is a little dulled at the spine and has some minor rubs to spine ends but is overall in remarkably good condition for a book of this age. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There is a faint imprint from an erased old pencil price mark on the front endpaper. Binding firm and pages nice and clean. pp. viii, 341. 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. 105313 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
2 Hong Kong 1968 (Report for the Year)
Hong Kong Government Publications Hong Kong 1969 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. The binding is firm and pages clean, if generally age-toned / tanned. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. ix, 372. The cream coloured boards are discoloured, browned at the spine, have some light marks and some rubs to the edges. 308377 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
17 A Little of What You Fancy
Bates, H. E. Michael Joseph London 1970 0718107640 / 9780718107642 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. Dust jacket design by Oliver Elms. The binding is firm but there is a very slight forwards lean to the spine. Gift inscription, in child's neat but heavy pencil handwriting, takes up half of the front endpaper. Pages are clean but slightly age-toned. Dust jacket has light rubs at the spine ends and corners and the front flap has been price clipped. pp. 216. 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. 106996 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its associated grave-goods. Complete 2 Volume set.
Abercromby, The Hon. John Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Burgundy red buckram library bindings. Top edges gilt. Complete in 2 volumes. Ex-municipal reference library volumes, i.e. these volumes were held in the library for reference only, not for loan. Library bookplate on the front pastedowns and shelf classification marks at the top edges of the front pastedowns. Blind embossed oval library identification stamp to many pages, mostly to the top margins. Plate II in Volume I has a repaired tear to the top edge; repaired with what looks like a conservation grade paper repair tissue. Contents complete - meet collation. pp. 163 [+ Plates I-LXI]; 128 [+ Plates LXII-CX]. Plates printed in sepia tones, showing numbered artefacts and with descriptions at the bottom of each plate. 33.5cm tall. Please contact us if you would like to see further photographs of these volumes - we can email them to you upon request. Large and heavy volumes. DELIVERY: The cost of sending these within the UK MAINLAND is included in the price. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY: please contact us before ordering. May be available but at significant extra costs. A discount on postage is available for collection from our shop premises in Banbury, Oxfordshire - please enquire. 105357 
Price: 245.00 GBP

 
18 Sunrise to Sunset
Bell, Adrian John Lane The Bodley Head London 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original orange / yellow boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Name and date and a number written in pen on the front endpaper. Printed on war economy standard paper which has significantly browned with age. The binding is firm. The dust jacket has some light marks, some rubs and small chips to the edges. The dust jacket was printed on the reverse of the jacket of another book - The Ginger Cat Mystery by Robin Forsythe. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 192. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107042 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
4 The King's Messengers and The Distant Hills: Two Allegories
Adams, Rev. William George Newnes London 1898 Hardback Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Gilt titles and decoration to the front board. Titles to the spine are dulled and rubbed. Marginal spine lean. Some scattered foxing and the pages are age-tanned. No names or inscriptions. 119pp. 035555 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 The Pretty Lady, A Novel
Bennett, Arnold Cassell and Company, Ltd 1918 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. A reprint; same year as the first edition. First published March 1918; this is a 7th impression, September 1918. Original blue boards; dulled at the spine, a couple of lightly faded patches to the edges and lightly rubbed at the spine ends. The binding is firm and hinges very good. Age-toned pages and endpaper browned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 327. Bottom edge untrimmed / deckled. 307284 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Growing Years of American Literature (The Pageant of Literature)
Adolorata, Sister Mary The Macmillan Company New York, USA 1961 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good condition. Contents are clean but the pages are age-browned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Cover extremities are slightly rubbed. A single crease to the spine. Spine faded. 318pp. 21cm. 100320 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
20 The Bike Lesson
Berenstain, Stan and Jan Collins and Harvill | House of Grolier 1968 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Beginner Books Book Club Edition. Glazed pictorial boards. A bump to the top of the spine and rubs to the base of the spine. Otherwise in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are slightly tanned / browned with age. Overall a nice, clean copy. 61pp. 302616 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
6 Visionary Fictions: Apocalyptic Writing from Blake to the Modern Age
Ahearn, Edward J. Yale University Press 1996 0300065361 / 9780300065367 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Excellent condition hardback, NEAR FINE. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 198pp. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 007381 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
21 Problems in the Different Branches of Philosophy, Adapted to the Course of Reading Pursued in the University of Cambridge [Leather Bound]
Bland, Miles (ed.) Whittaker, Treacher & Co. London Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
n.d. Date not stated. Bound in full leather. Blind stamping to the front cover (shield in centre), raised bands with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Marbled endpapers. In very good overall condition for its age. Leather is a little bumped and scuffed to the extremeties. The pages are badly foxed, but are free from names or inscriptions. An attractive binding. 374pp. 035811 
Price: 95.00 GBP

 
 
7 Business Economics
Alfred, A. M.; Lintott, D. M.; et al. Edited for the Economic Research Council by M. H. Cadman; with a foreword by The Rt. Hon. Lord Beeching Macmillan 1968 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. Pages slightly age-toned. The binding is firm and contents clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xiii, 109. 017367 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
22 The Boy Who Came Back
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by Elsie Walker Lutterworth Press London 1965 0718801075 / 9780718801076 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Walker, Elsie 
Hardback with dust jacket. Edition not stated but this is a slightly later printing; not a first edition, c. 1968. Prize presentation bookplate on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean, though slightly age-tanned. Red boards are just a little rubbed at the spine ends. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a couple of short tears and some small chips. Front flap price clipped. pp. 62. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107063 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 Betty's Triumph
Allingham, Emmie The Pilgrim Press London Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original blue cloth binding. Faded spine. A few minor rubs. As far as I can gather - first published by the First published by the National Sunday School Union in 1925; this edition is probably a couple of years later. Clean condition, with a little light foxing and a gift inscription [dated 1929] written on the f.e.p. Unfortunately the paper quality is poor and the pages are very browned with age. 18.5cm. 160pp. Colour frontispiece illustration. 006929 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
23 The Story of Brooklands, The World's First Motor Course: Volume I
Boddy, W. ; with a foreword by John Cobb Grenville Publishing Company, Ltd London 1948 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original blue boards. The boards are faded at the spine and edges. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. The binding is firm. Pages are clean but slightly age-toned. There is a tiny snagged hole on p. 143-144 (the text is still readable). First edition. pp. 272. 107054 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
9 From the Golden Age to the Present Day: Two Centuries of Art and Craft in Denmark
Andersen, Finn ; O'Riordan, Ian (editors) City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries / Danish Cultural Institute Edinburgh 1995 0952386917 / 9780952386919 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Corners slightly bumped. Internally very clean, no names or inscriptions. 126pp. 028761 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
24 The Ambassador and the Spy
Brome, Vincent Crown Publishers, Inc New York 1973 0517511150 / 9780517511152 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original black boards. No names or inscriptions but there are some notes written in black felt pen on the rear endpaper. The binding is firm. Pages are age-toned / tanned. The dust jacket is discoloured at the top edge, faded at the spine and has a few short tears to the top edge. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 245. 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. 106635 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Frogs
Aristophanes (Translated By Gilbert Murray) George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London 1946 Tenth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards; lightly bumped at the head of the spine.Translated into English rhyming verse. Edges bumped, spine slant, otherwise a nice clean copy. Pages age-toned. No inscriptions. DJ chipped to extremeties, but not price clipped and now protected inside a removable plastic sleeve. 136pp. 10th impression, 30th thousand. 006713 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
25 English Costume in the Age of Elizabeth, The Sixteenth Century
Brooke, Iris (drawn and described by) Adam & Charles Black London 1938 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint. First published in 1933. Original orange boards. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name and address written on the front free endpapers. A few minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Some shadowing to the endpapers. 87pp. 104261 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 Goscinny, R. ; Uderzo, A.
Asterix and Son Hodder and Stoughton 1985 0340353317 / 9780340353318 First Thus Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
First impression of this paperback English translation. In good clean condition but the pages have browned / tanned with age. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 48. 308341 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
26 Jennings and Darbishire
Buckeridge, Anthony Collins London and Glasgow 1955 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Reprint. Original red boards, lightly bruised at the spine ends. A gift inscription written at the top edge of the front endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers, prelims and just a few light spots to outer closed textblock page edges. Top textblock edge tinted red. Colour frontispiece illustration. Pages are generally age-toned / darkened but not browned at the edges. pp. 256. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with short tears and creasing and some minor loss at the spine ends and corners. Front flap price clipped. Collins Adventure Library series. 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. 106000 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
12 Genetics in the Atomic Age
Auerbach, Charlotte Oliver and Boyd Edinburgh and London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red cloth. School prize bookplate on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has some rubs and a short tear (c. one inch) to the bottom edge of the front cover. DJ not price clipped. Pages VG clean condition. 106pp. 304134 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
27 The Missioner's Handbook: A Guide for Missioners, Evangelists, and Parish Priests
Bull, Rev. Paul B. Humphrey Milford London 1916 Soft cover Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Soft back. 4th impression, 1916 - issued in cheap form with a foreword specially written by the Bishop of London in view of the National Call to Repentance and Hope, 1916. In good condition, thought with a slight forwards lean to the spine and reading creasing to the spine. Previous owner's name and partial address written at the top edge of the title page. The binding is firm and pages clean, if a little age-toned. pp. xvi, 265, 6. 105637 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Colour of Rain
Aydy, Catherine ; dust jacket design by Osbert Lancaster Weidenfeld and Nicolson New Bond Street, London 1963 First Edition Hardcover Fair Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original black boards. In fair condition only. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are quite a few marked passages in the text - marked with a line or a cross in the margin, in pen. Pages have age-toned but not heavily browned. pp. 144. The greyed and torn dust jacket has unfortunately been covered, by a previous owner, in a NON-REMOVABLE, clear sticky back plastic. An acceptable reading / reference copy of this scarce novel. 307312 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
28 Lyrics from the Song-books of the Elizabethan Age
Bullen, A. H. (edited by) John C. Nimmo London 1887 Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Limited large paper edition, hand-numbered No. 177 of 250 copies. Originally quarter leather, this has been re-backed (badly) in brown cloth and the cloth has now worn and split. Hand-written inscription on front free page to ___ 'With J. C. Nimmo's compliments [dated Feb 16 / 87]. Foredges untrimmed. Top edge gilt. Pages nice and clean. Would benefit from a re-bind / new spine. Previous owner's bookplate tipped onto the front pastedown. Some leaves uncut. pp. xxx, 200. 302029 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
14 Mine Own Executioner
Balchin, Nigel Collins St. James's Place, London 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original black cloth binding. First edition hardback; dust jacket features 'chosen by the Book Society' on the spine. Previous owner's name in pencil on the front endpaper. Rear hinge is just a little weakened at the penultimate page. Overall binding is firm. Pages have slightly tanned / darkened due to age and paper quality. Dust jacket is generally greyed / darkened and has some light marks. Dust jacket has some small chips to the spine ends. Not price clipped. 256pp. 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. 104191 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
29 The Folio History of Ancient Greece: 4 Volumes in a Slipcase. The Lyric Age; The Persian Wars; The Classical Age; The Hellenistic Age
Burn, A. R. [The Persian Wars; The Lyric Age]; Hornblower, Simon [The Classical Age]; Walbank, F. W. [The Hellenistic Age] The Folio Society London 2002 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Excellent, fine condition books in a near fine slipcase - a slight mark to one side. Books are all tight and pristine; appear unread. Printed on St. Paul's wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed and blocked design by Grahame Baker. A super set. 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 may incur an additional charge. UK postage discount may be available for collection - please enquire. 103478 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
 
15 Lorca: The Poet and his People
Barea, Arturo ; translated from the Spanish by Ilsa Barea Grove Press Inc New York 1958 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. Evergreen edition, second printing. In good condition but with rubs and discolouration to the covers, light rubs to the cover edges and some creasing to the top corner of the front cover. Previous owner's signature and date at the top edge of the half-title page. Pages are age-toned but clean. pp. xv, 176. 106111 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
30 China: Alive in the Bitter Sea
Butterfield, Fox Hodder & Stoughton 1982 0340262397 / 9780340262399 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Previous owner's signature on the reverse of the front endpaper. In otherwise very good clean condition. The binding is firm and square. Pages clean. Dust jacket slightly discoloured in the region of the spine. Pages very slightly age-toned / darkened. pp. xii, 468. 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. 018221 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
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