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1 The Ship's Cat
Aldridge, Alan ; Adams, Richard Jonathan Cape London 1977 0224014412 / 9780224014410 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. A nice, clean copy. No marks, names or inscriptions. Pages ever so slightly darkened / toned at the edges. First edition. Beautifully illustrated. Slim unpaginated picture book. 106620 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, Volume IV The City of Oxford
Crossley, Alan (edited by) Published for The Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press 1979 0197227147 / 9780197227145 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original red cloth binding. The boards are just very lightly bruised at the spine ends. Previous owner's name and date (1979) written on the front endpaper. Both endpapers have two small outline sellotape residue marks (transference from tape on an old dust jacket cover - nothing taped to the book or jacket but the jacket cover was taped back to itself and has left these small marks). The dust jacket itself is nice and clean - slightly faded at the spine and with some light rubs to edges and a small light rub to the front cover, next to the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xx, 506. 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. 308273 
Price: 52.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Royal Scot
Anderson, Alan ; illustrated by the author Brockhampton Press [c. 1950s] Leicester Soft cover Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Small book, just slightly larger in size than a children's Brockhampton strip book from the 1950s. Stapled binding with maroon spine, pictorial card front cover and plain card back cover. Some creasing to the front cover. The back cover has a rusty stain at the top edge and a separate small greasy stain, also at the top edge. Both marks also affect the last few pages of text, though marks to pages are more pale than the marks to the back cover. 15.5cm x 8cm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated with black and white photos and small sketches. 64 pages. 0 106003 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
17 The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, Volume X Banbury Hundred
Crossley, Alan (edited by) Published for the Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press 1972 0197227287 / 9780197227282 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
This is an EX-LIBRARY copy but is in clean condition. The front endpaper has a small barcode label and a reference sticker. The title page has two Park Campus Learning Centre stamps and the same on the rear pastedown. No other marks inside. Pages are clean and it appears little used. The dust jacket is in really nice and clean condition. Publisher's original red cloth binding. pp. xxiii, 287. This volume is the Banbury Hundred, which includes Charlbury, Finstock, Cropredy, Claydon, Wardington, Bourton, Neithrop, Swalcliffe, Shutford, Epwell. 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 mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge for posting to UK highlands, islands and Northern Ireland; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 305770 
Price: 38.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Europeans in Australia, A History: Volume One - The Beginning
Atkinson, Alan Oxford University Press Australia 1997 019553641x / 9780195536416 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Original black boards. Just slightly bruised at the base of the spine and there is a very slight / marginal forwards lean to the spine. Binding firm. Contents clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Outer closed textblock page edges slightly darkened / greyed at the bottom edge. pp. xviii, 429. 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. 104999 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
18 The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, Volume X Banbury Hundred
Crossley, Alan (edited by) Published for the Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press 1972 0197227287 / 9780197227282 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original red cloth binding. An excellent, fine copy. The binding is firm. Clean and appears little used / unused. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is also in super condition but has two tiny nicks to the top edge and very slight rubs to the corners. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxiii, 287. 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. 308 
Price: 52.00 GBP

 
 
4 Birth of a Ballet
Austin, Richard ; photographs by Alan Cunliffe; foreword by Christopher Bruce; line drawings by Judy Ling Wong Vision Press Limited 1976 0854780440 / 9780854780440 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Minor rubs to dust jacket edges and the dust jacket is slightly darkened at the spine. Binding firm, pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 151pp. Dust jacket not price clipped. 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. 104246 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, Volume X Banbury Hundred
Crossley, Alan (edited by) Published for the Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press 1972 0197227287 / 9780197227282 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original red cloth binding. An excellent, fine copy. The binding is firm. Clean and appears little used / unused. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is also in super condition but has two tiny nicks to the top edge and very slight rubs to the corners. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxiii, 287. 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. 308302 
Price: 52.00 GBP

 
 
5 One Naughty Boy
Baker, Alan Andre Deutsch London 1989 0233980938 / 9780233980935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Glossy laminated hardback. Nice clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Picture book story. 100920 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, Volume X Banbury Hundred
Crossley, Alan (edited by) Published for the Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press 1972 0197227287 / 9780197227282 Hardcover Very Good Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
This is an EX-LIBRARY copy but is in clean condition. Publisher's original red cloth binding. A reference library copy, so has been only used in the library and not issued on loan. A library bookplate and barcode on the front pastedown. A shelfmark classification number written on the spine of the boards and on the spine of the dust jacket. The binding is nice and firm and pages clean throughout. There is a York Public Library stamp to both the top and bottom outer closed textblock edges. The dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and nicked at the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxiii, 287. This volume is the Banbury Hundred, which includes Charlbury, Finstock, Cropredy, Claydon, Wardington, Bourton, Neithrop, Swalcliffe, Shutford, Epwell. 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 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. 306482 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Gladiator: The Secret History of Rome's Warrior Slaves [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Baker, Alan W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1846320941 / 9781846320941 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 247pp. Alan Baker weaves an extraordinary, vivid picture of Roman life as his compelling and evocative history tells the story of Rome's most notable gladiators. 303036 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
21 Winding Quest: The Heart of the Old Testament in Plain English
Dale, Alan T. Oxford University Press 1975 0198338287 / 9780198338284 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back. Some reading creases to the spine. Small rub to one corners. Otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 432pp. 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. 306317 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 Keeping On Keeping On
Bennett, Alan Faber and Faber | Profile Books London 2016 1781256497 / 9781781256497 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket in excellent, near fine condition. A few very light, very small bumps to the edges. Clean, tight and unmarked. Binding nice and square. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xiii, 721. 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. 306802 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
22 Merlin Dreams
Dickinson, Peter ; illustrated by Alan Lee Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1988 0575039620 / 9780575039629 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 167pp. 103074 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
8 Two Kafka Plays: Kafka's Dick, and The Insurance Man
Bennett, Alan Faber and Faber 1987 0571147275 / 9780571147274 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. Clean and tight but pages have significantly browned, particularly at the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xxvi, 131. 308071 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
23 The Faculty of Useless Knowledge
Dombrovsky, Yury ; translated from the Russian by Alan Myers The Harvill Press London 1996 1860460542 / 9781860460548 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, very near fine condition. Tiny bump to the top of the spine. Almost as new. pp. 533. 308964 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Diary of a Victorian Squire: Extracts from the Diaries and Letters of Dearman and Emily Birchall
Birchall, Dearman and Emily ; David Verey Alan Sutton 1989 0862990556 / 9780862990558 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Not price clipped. 242pp. 302943 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
24 The Wedding Journey
Edmonds, Walter D. ; Drawings by Alan Tompkins Little, Brown and Company | An Atlantic Monthly Press Book Boston 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original cloth boards; slightly faded spine and edges. Lacks dust jacket. Gift inscription written in ink on the f.e.p. Otherwise nice clean condition throughout. 119pp. 20cm. Novel. 101711 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
10 Mistress of Melthorpe [SIGNED by the author]
Bloom, Alan Aidan Ellis Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, UK 1996 0856282723 / 9780856282720 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: 'Good wishes from Alan Bloom 1998'. A novel from the well-known horticulturist and founder of Bressingham Gardens and Blooms of Bressingham. Alan Bloom (1906-2005). A very good clean copy - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Not price-clipped. Original price of 16.99 printed on the front flap. Jacket design by Craig Dodd. From the front flap of the dust jacket: ...'"Berkeley will have to go - he's not right for our type of garden." And so Tom Berkeley's fate appears to have been sealed, as Gerald Potts decides that his new gardener cannot be trusted with the garden at Melthorpe Manor. A small legacy gives Anne Potts a chance to gain her independence from her overbearing husband; and she and Tom find happiness together through his love of plants and her need to carve out a life of her own.' 152pp. 22cm. 100095 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
25 Collotype in a Cotswold Town: An Account of the Cotswold Collotype Co. Ltd Specialist Printers, Wotton-under-Edge Gloucestershire
Emes, Donald Alan Sutton Publishing 1995 0952634503 / 9780952634508 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. pp. xi. 122. Cotswold Publishing Co. began as F. Frith & Co., in the late 19th century, and was closely linked with the early publishers of picture postcards - F. Frith & Co. of Reigate. In 1912 the company moved to Britannia Mill in Wotton-under-Edge. 305699 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
11 The Londoner's England
Bott, Alan ; 89 large plates by noted contemporary artists, including 48 lithographs of which 32 are in colour. Avalon Press and William Collins London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Contemporary watercolours and drawings of London and the home counties reproduced by colour and monochrome lithography and by half-tone. Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint; it was first published in 1947. Publisher's original green boards, with red titles. A bump to the base of the spine and tiny bumps to corners. Two previous owner's name and address stamps and name and address written on the front endpaper - all the same owner. Pages and plates are all nice and clean. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the spine ends, with a short tear to the base of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. The DJ is now protected in a loose clear film sleeve. pp. viii, 191, plates. 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. 307749 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
26 The French Revolution (Historical Association Studies)
Forrest, Alan Blackwell Publishers 1996 0631183515 / 9780631183518 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, near fine condition and housed in a removable clear plastic paperback protective sleeve. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. xv, 191. 107082 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Small Woman (Cadet edition)
Burgess, Alan Evans Brothers Limited London 1961 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Blue boards, lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners and with a slightly more heavy bump to the top corner of the front board. 3rd impression of this edition. Small, light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed, creased, has some tears, and the front flap has been price clipped. pp. 190. 107103 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 The Old Man of Mow
Garner, Alan (text) ; photographs by Roger Hill Collins 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The book is in excellent, clean condition - the binding is firm, pages clean, no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks, pages are crisp (no creasing). Just a little foxing to the top edge of the boards. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with two short tears, each approx. 1cm. Front flap not price clipped. 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). 308574 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
13 Adventures and Perils: The First Hundred and Fifty Years of Union Insurance Society of Canton, Ltd.
Chalkley, Alan ; Barrie, Robin Ogilvy & Mather Public Relations (Asia) Ltd 1985 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Blue cloth with gilt titles. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light foxing to just a couple of pages and to the underside of the dust jacket. 54pp. 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. 304297 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
28 Two Riders of The Storm
Giono, Jean; Translated from the French By Alan Brown Peter Owen Ltd London, United Kingdom 2002 0720611598 / 9780720611595 Soft Cover Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Clean and tight paperback in excellent, fine condition. 227pp. RRP. 9.95. 018075 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
14 A Walking Guide : A Novel
Cowell, Alan S. Simon and Schuster USA 2003 0743244702 / 9780743244701 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very good clean condition hardback and dust jacket, overall NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not clipped ($23.00 US on the front flap). 269pp. Novel about war correspondents. 101282 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
29 The Last Days of Steam in the Scottish Highlands
Glenn, D. Fereday Alan Sutton 1991 0862998093 / 9780862998097 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Black cloth binding. Second-hand. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. There are some minor foxing spots to the top textblock edge and a slight bump to the bottom corners. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 136pp. 25.5cm. 301143 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
15 Banbury, A History. Being an abstract from The Victoria History of the County of Oxfordshire, Volume X
Crossley, Alan (ed.) Reprinted by Oxfordshire County Libraries 1984 0906871026 / 9780906871027 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Soft back. In very good condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small creases to the corners of the covers and some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 127 309377 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Wychwood, The Secret Cotswold Forest [Inscribed by the Author]
Harris, Mollie Alan Sutton Stroud, Gloucestershire 1991 0862997887 / 9780862997885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed [to Brenda and Peter] by the author, Mollie Harris, on the title page. Publisher's green cloth, faded at the edges. The dust jacket is rubbed at the bottom corners. DJ not price clipped. pp. xxi, 121. 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. 304373 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
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