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1 Soccer: A History of Association Football
Batchelor, Denzil B. T. Batsford London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. Lightly bruised at the spine ends. Top edge blue. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges (all edges have foxing). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little rubbed and chipped at the edges and has been reinforced to the underside with brown paper tape at the top edges. Dust jacket price clipped. pp. xii, 164. 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. 105721 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 Place-Names of Greater London
Field, John B. T. Batsford Ltd 1986 0713452544 / 9780713452549 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in clean and tight condition. A near fine copy. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 184pp. 105724 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 English Heritage Book of Roman Towns in Britain
Bedoyere, Guy de la B. T. Batsford | English Heritage London 1992 0713468939 / 9780713468939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original black boards. In very good, clean condition. There is a previous owner's name and address sticker on the front pastedown under the front flap of the dust jacket. Clean throughout. Binding firm. 144pp. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. 305601 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
17 The Face of Ireland (The Face of Britain series)
Floyd, Michael ; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd 1947 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated from watercolours and photographs; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition, with corrections. Original green boards. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A little light foxing. Complete with fold-out road map at the back of the book. Map is very good but has some foxing. The dust jacket has been trimmed a fraction too short for the book; otherwise bright, with some light foxing and a browned / dulled spine. Light rubs to dust jacket edges. Front flap clipped but printed price still present. pp. viii, 120. 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. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107123 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Heart of Scotland
Blake, George ; with a foreword by Eric Linklater ; illustrated from drawings by Brian Cook and from photographs; dust jacket design by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd North Audley Street, London 1938 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original purple cloth, with green titles. The boards are slightly faded and lightly bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm. Top edges tinted purple. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xii, 115. The dust jacket is bright and fresh, though slightly faded at the spine; lightly rubbed and several short tears to the edges, with a few very small chips. 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 protects the jacket against wear. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). Batsford British Heritage series. 107109 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
18 Chelsea
Gaunt, William B. T. Batsford London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards; just very lightly bruised at spine ends. There is a gift inscription written in ink on the front pastedown - amusingly dated 1928 (the book was published in 1954!). Top edge tinted red. The pages are nice and clean and the binding firm. A single foxing spot to the outer closed textblock foredge. The dust jacket is just lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners, with a short tear to the top corner of the front cover / front flap join. The spine of the jacket is very slightly darkened and the front flap has been price clipped. The jacket is otherwise bright and fresh; a really nice example. 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. 106131 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
4 Everyday Life of The Aztecs
Bray, Warwick ; with drawings by Eva Wilson B. T. Batsford Ltd 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Boards lightly bruised at the spine ends. The dust jacket has a couple of scotch-type tape repairs to the edges (underside and outside of the jacket). The dust jacket is also faded at the spine, has minor rubs to edges and the front flap is price clipped. pp. 208. Top edge tinted red. Some foxing spots to outer closed textblock foredge. 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 are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308627 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
19 Kensington
Gaunt, William B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue cloth boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, but not price clipped [25s net], and is now supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Some foxing spots to textblock edges. 152pp. 101542 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Heart of England (The British Heritage Series)
Brown, Ivor ; dust jacket design by Philip Gough B. T. Batsford Ltd 1951 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Third edition, 1951. Original green boards. Boards slightly faded at spine ends. Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges but otherwise clean. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm. pp. viii, 120. The dust jacket has some minor rubs and chips to the edges and has some tape residue marks to the underside and a reinforcement to the underside of the jacket at the top edge of the spine. 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. 105720 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
20 The Names of Towns and Cities in Britain
Gelling, Margaret; Nicolaisen, W. F. H.; Richards, Melville; edited and introduced by W. F. H. Nicolaisen B. T. Batsford Ltd 1986 0713452358 / 9780713452358 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 208pp. 105718 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Victorian Mountaineers
Clark, Ronald B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red / pink boards. Previous owner's name written neatly at the top edge of the front endpaper. Top edge pink. Binding is firm. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock foredges. 232pp. The dust jacket has quite a long tear to the front cover, a couple of short tears and minor rubs to the edges. 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 protects the jacket against wear. 105726 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
21 Portrait of Dublin
Guinness, Desmond B.T. Batsford Ltd London 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Many monochrone photographic illustrations, with a focus on architecture. 96pp. Small inscription on first free front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped around edges, now encased in protective removable film sleeve. 001276 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 Samplers Yesterday and Today
Colby, Averil B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1964 First Edition Hardcover Fair Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. An EX-LIBRARY copy with the usual library stamps and marks (a college library, rather than public library). Except for the stamps the pages are quite clean but there is a small light brown stain to the foredge to the c. last 20 pages. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with some short tears, and the top corner of the front flap has been torn off. A library dust jacket cover (now removed) has kept the DJ quite clean; there are small residue sellotape marks to the rear flap and endpaper. A good working / reference copy. pp. 266. 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. 308208 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 The Last of Uptake, or The Estranged Sisters
Harcourt-Smith, Simon ; illustrated by Rex Whistler B. T. Batsford Ltd [1942] London 1942 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Publication not stated but believed to be the first edition of 1942. Original red cloth boards - there are some marks to the boards, rubs to the spine ends, including a short tear to the top of the spine, plus quite a heavy bump to the foredge of the front board. Inside, a gift inscription on the front endpaper; otherwise clean. 80pp. Binding sound. A just about good copy. 104361 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
8 Richmond: From Kew Green to Ham Common (British Cities and Towns series)
Courlander, Kathleen B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original brown boards. Top edge brown. The binding is firm and tight but there are some quite heavy / large foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 192pp. The dust jacket is browned / darkened at the spine and has some light foxing, with a short nick to the top edge of the back cover. 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. 105810 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
23 Life and Work of the People of England: A Pictorial Record from Contemporary Sources - The Eighteenth Century
Hartley, Dorothy ; Elliot, Margaret M. B. T. Batsford Ltd High Holborn, London 1931 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original green boards. Corners are slightly bumped, boards are a little bowed and there are general light grey / grubby marks to the boards. A very little light foxing to endpapers. Pages have significantly tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Volume from the Batsford 'People's Life and Work' series. pp. 125. 307038 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
9 The English Abbey
Crossley, F. H. B. T. Batsford London 1935 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original grey boards with blue titles. Heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns, and to pages throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xiv, 114 + 32 pages of publisher's lists. A different Brian Cook dust jacket design to later editions. Rubs to the dust jacket edges and some short tears, which a previous owner has repaired neatly with paper tape to the underside of the dust jacket. Spine of the dust jacket is faded. Top corner of the front flap of the dust jacket is 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309396 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
24 Life and Work of the People of England: A Pictorial Record from Contemporary Sources - The Seventeenth Century
Hartley, Dorothy ; Elliot, Margaret M. B. T. Batsford Ltd High Holborn, London 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original blue boards. Bottom corners bumped and there are general grey / grubby marks to the boards. There is a forwards lean to the spine and the spine has darkened / dulled. A little light foxing to endpapers. Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Volume from the Batsford 'People's Life and Work' series. pp. 129. 307037 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
10 English Church Design 1040 to 1540 A.D.
Crossley, F. H. ; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd 1947 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated from drawings, plans and photographs; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Original red boards, with black titles. Small bump to the boards at the base of the spine. The binding is firm and tight. Inner hinge are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and to outer closed textblock page edges. Top edge tinted red. The dust jacket is bright and clean, with a few light foxing spots to the back cover, browned / dulled spine, and with some foxing to the inner flaps. Light rubs to the dust jacket edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 120. 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. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107122 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
25 Ballet Panorama: An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Centuries
Haskell, Arnold L. B. T. Batsford Ltd 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original cream boards. No names or inscriptions. Some foxing to prelims and light spots to outer closed textblock page edges. Binding firm and hinges very good. Dust jacket generally discoloured / darkened at the spine, with minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 120, 32. 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. 106040 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 English Church Craftsmanship: An Introduction to the Work of the Mediaeval Period and Some Account of Later Developments
Crossley, Fred H. ; illustrated by photographs by the author and others; dust jacket design by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd 1941 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey / blue boards. Previous owner's name and date written neatly on the front endpaper. Foxing to outer closed textblock pages and to prelims and page margins. Top edge red. The dust jacket is price clipped, has foxing to both flaps and light spots to underside - but is otherwise very good. Light rubs to dust jacket edges and dulled spine, a couple of very short nicks to the top edge of the back cover but no significant tears or other edgewear. In the Batsford British Heritage series. First edition. pp. viii, 120, plates. 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. 306918 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
26 Yachting: A History
Heaton, Peter B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original blue boards. Spine ends lightly bruised and corners bumped. The binding is firm. First edition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and sporadic spots to pages. pp. 280. The dust jacket has some light foxing, is darkened at the spine and edges, and has light rubs and a couple of short tears to the edges. Front flap 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. 106043 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 Scandinavia: Sweden, Denmark and Norway
de Mare, Eric B. T. Batsford Ltd 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue boards. Top edge blue. Heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and quite heavy foxing to the dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is nice and firm. pp. x, 262. Dust jacket darkened at the spine and light rubs to the edges. Front flap 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. 105817 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
27 English Custom and Usage
Hole, Christina B. T. Batsford Ltd 1943 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. There are a few bubbles to the cloth of the front board. The binding is firm and tight. Tiny previous owner's name and address stamp at the bottom edge of the front pastedown. Some light foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is overall bright and clean; a very few light foxing spots, slightly darkened spine and minor rubs to edges. A short tear to the bottom edge of the dust jacket at the spine edge of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. viii, 152. 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. 105816 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
13 The Land of France (The British Heritage series)
Dutton, Ralph ; Holden, Lord ; with a foreword by Raymond Mortimer ; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd 1952 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Cook, Brian (dust jacket) 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th edition, revised. Original green boards. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Top edge tinted green. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. A little foxing to pages. The Brian Cook dust jacket has a little light foxing and loss of about 3cm at the top of the spine. A couple of further short nicks and small chips to the dust jacket edges. pp. xvi, 158. 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. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107124 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
28 English Sports and Pastimes
Hole, Christina B. T. Batsford Ltd 1949 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards. Boards are bright, clean and binding firm but there is significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to endpapers and pastedowns. Top edge red. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the underside of the dust jacket and to dust jacket flaps. The dust jacket is otherwise bright and clean, with just some light rubs to edges. Front flap not price clipped. The jacket design is reproduced from an early nineteenth-century print. pp. viii, 183. 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. 105795 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 The English Country House
Dutton, Ralph ; with a foreword by Osbert Sitwell ; illustrated from photographs B. T. Batsford North Audley Street, London 1935 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original brown boards. The boards are clean, with just slight fading to both ends of the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, with some foxing to prelims and a few scattered spots to pages throughout. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has some tears and chips to edges, with minor loss, and a repaired to the bottom edge of the back cover (old repair to the underside with a paper repair tape, not sellotape). A good copy of this scarce first edition, with the lovely Brian Cook dust jacket. pp. viii, 120, 32. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309335 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
29 Hand Coloured Fashion Plates 1770 to 1899
Holland, Vyvyan B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original purple / magenta cloth binding. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and the binding is firm. Small rust spot on the front pastedown. Some foxing to prelims and endpapers. Top page edges tinted mauve. Noticeable foxing to the other outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket has a small splash mark to the top edge of the front cover. The dust jacket is also a little greyed overall and darkened at the spine, with light rubs and a couple of short tears to the edges. Front flap price clipped. pp. 200, plates. 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. 106036 
Price: 38.00 GBP

 
 
15 Scottish Cathedrals (Historic Scotland)
Fawcett, Richard B. T. Batsford Ltd / Historic Scotland 1997 0713481889 / 9780713481884 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A few small indentations to the front cover. Otherwise clean and tight; in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 128pp. 040199 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
30 Hadrian's Wall [English Heritage]
Johnson, Stephen B. T. Batsford 2004 0713488409 / 9780713488401 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 128pp. 305188 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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