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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

 
12 Funny Old Things (Dean's Rag Book No. 255 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Hoyle, Joan (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1928] 1928 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Hoyle, Joan 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1928-31 so it falls within those dates. 136 x 113mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308810 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
2 One Fat Englishman, A Novel
Amis, Kingsley Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1963 First Edition Hardcover Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. On the front pastedown is a date stamp sheet (as in a library book) with two dates stamped. Opposite, on the front endpaper is a short shelving number written in black pen. No other marks, labels or any other library signs. No other names or inscriptions. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket is bright and in very good condition. A small grey-ish mark to the spine of the dust jacket only. Front flap not price clipped. 192pp. 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. 306741 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
13 Funny Old Things (Dean's Rag Book No. 255 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Hoyle, Joan (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1928] 1928 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Hoyle, Joan 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1928-31 so it falls within those dates. 136 x 113mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308811 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
3 Tales for Tinies (Dean's Rag Book No. 288 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Banks, Margaret Ethel (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1934] 1934 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Banks, Margaret Ethel 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in excellent fine condition - never used. There is the slightest wrinkle in the front cover but this doesn't detract. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1932-1936 so it falls within those dates. 137 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Orange stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 8 cloth pages including the covers. Folded advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed. This title includes images from two slightly earlier Dean's titles - no. 263 Wee Friends, illustrated by Vera Bowyer, and no. 274 Jolly Jingles, illustrated by Phyllis Cooper. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308813 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
14 The Human Habitat
Huntington, Ellsworth D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc New York 1930 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th printing. Original blue board. Two previous owner's signatures, dates etc. on the front endpaper and pastedown - both in ink and both very pale / part erased. A small pale stain to the top margin of the first approx. 40 pages, half-large-coin size and similar mark to top margin of the last few pages. Small reinforcement to part of the rear inner hinge. Binding is firm. Fair to good condition. A perfectly acceptable reading or reference copy. pp. xii, 293, plates. 306031 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 Let's Count (Dean's Rag Book No. 275 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Bowyer, Vera (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1930] 1930 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Bowyer, Vera 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1930-1932 so it falls within those dates. 140 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. Folded advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308814 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
15 Oxfordshire Railways Through Time
Jenkins, Stanley C. Amberley Publishing 2013 1445610019 / 9781445610016 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. This new study of Oxfordshire's railways examines the county's railways on a line-by-line basis, starting with the Great Western main line, which reached Oxfordshire in 1840. Sixty-eight stations have been included, the opening dates being given for each location. This interesting collection of images will appeal to railway enthusiasts, local historians and those with an interest in the history of Oxfordshire. 302726 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
5 The Picture Birthday Book for Boys and Girls
Cole, Frank (selected quotations by) ; illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd [c. 1930] 1930 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Tarrant, Margaret W. 
Small, pocket-sized, hardback Birthday book, for recording people's birthdays. Date uncertain (not stated inside); there is a gift inscription on the front endpaper dated 1931. Some foxing throughout and other brown marks to the first few pages. A few dates have names filled-in for birthdays, in different handwriting styles. Each month has a full page Margaret Tarrant colour plate - plates are generally quite clean, possibly a little greyed; July has some very pale blue stains (from a water splash I suspect) which aren't overly noticeable as they blend with the colours of the illustration. December's illustration has a small chip to the top edge of the page, a tape repair by a previous owner to the underside of the plate, approx 1.5 inch tear, and a small tape mark to the edge of the front of the illustration, next to the spine. Unpaginated. The pale blue cloth boards are generally greyed and lightly grubby (no significant stains), and are lightly rubbed at the spine ends. 13.7 x 10cm. 308794 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
16 The Poems of Laurence Minot. Second edition.
Minot, Laurence ; edited with introduction and notes by Joseph Hall Oxford at the Clarendon Press Oxford 1897 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brown cloth. Pencil annotation in the text. Otherwise VG. Previous owner's names and dates written on the f.e.p. Cloth sl. rubbed at spine. pp. xxiv, 153, 8. 301870 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Jolly Jingles (Dean's Rag Book No. 274 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Cooper, Phyllis (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1930] 1930 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Cooper, Phyllis 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1930-1932 so it falls within those dates. 138 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. Folded advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308812 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
17 The Middle East Yearbook 1978: Essential Dates, Facts and Figures - The Middle East's statistics, geography, politics, economics, history, population
No Author IC Magazines Ltd. London 1978 0905268016 / 9780905268019 Laminated Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Laminated boards. Corners / edges bumped. Large folded map loosely inserted inside the back. In very good, clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 312pp. 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. 047611 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 History of Holland [Cambridge Historical Series]
Edmundson, George Cambridge at the University Press 1922 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original green cloth binding. A few marks to the boards and rubs to the spine edges, spine ends and corners. Spine ends bruised. Two previous owner's names and dates written on the front endpaper and front pastedown. Foredges and bottom edges untrimmed / deckled. Binding is firm. In good, clean condition. pp. xii, 464. 106025 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
18 The First Book of Krab : Christmas Stories for Young and Old
Parry, Edward Abbott ; with illustrations by Archie Macgregor David Nutt London 1897 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The binding is shaken - weakened. Some grubby marks to pages. A couple of dates written in the margins. Contemporary gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. Page edges untrimmed. Pictorial cloth boards - a little rubbed at spine ends and corners. 132pp. 100874 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
8 Tick Tock (Dean's Rag Book No. 179 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Hall, Evelyn Gladys (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1918] 1918 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Hall, Evelyn Gladys 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1915-1919 so it falls within those dates. Enclosed leaflet leads us to estimate date at 1918. 136 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. Single leaf advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed, printed both sides. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308809 
Price: 65.00 GBP

 
19 Modern Painters, 5 Volumes: Volume I Of General Principles and of Truth; Volume II Of the Imaginative and Theoretic Faculties; Volume III Of Many Things; Volume IV Of Mountain Beauty; Volume V Of Leaf Beauty, Of Cloud Beauty, Of Ideas of Relation.
Ruskin, John George Allen Orpington, Kent 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
5 VOLUMES OF 6 - this set lacks Volume VI which is the Index volume. Original brown cloth with gilt lettered spines. Some rubs to the board edges, some fraying to the cloth at the spine ends, some marks to the boards. Some inner hinges are lightly cracked; bindings sound. Volume III has a small amount of mottled fading from old damp exposure to the bottom edge of the rear board. Sporadic foxing through all volumes and outer closed textblock edges. Some volumes have pencilled names and dates on the f.e.p. and/or front pastedown. VOLUME I pp. lxiii, 425; VOLUME II pp. xxvii, 264; VOLUME III pp. xvi, 351; VOLUME IV xii, 420; VOLUME V pp. xvi, 364 + numerous plates. Despite flaws this is a good, sound working set. They are extremely HEAVY. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - aN additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard rate is likely to be expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. Volumes measure 30cm x 22cm. UK postage discount may be available for collection - please enquire. 103450 
Price: 120.00 GBP

 
 
9 Out of a Clear Sky
Hinchcliffe, Sally Macmillan London 2008 0230531504 / 9780230531505 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Back cloth. In excellent, near fine condition. Appears unread. RRP. 12.99. 294pp. 'Almost every step of my journey up to these mountains had been observed and meticulously noted down, page by page, day after day, well before I'd even guessed I was being followed. There were sketch maps and map references, dates, times, almost a parody of a real field notebook, except that the quarry was different. The quarry was me.' Psychological thriller. 304133 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 Loci Critici: Passages Illustrative of Critical Theory and Practice from Aristotle Downwards
Saintsbury, George (selected, partly translated and arranged with notes by) Ginn and Company 1903 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback. Green cloth. Some light dappled marks from previous damp exposure to the boards. Pages have tanned / browned. Two previous owner's names and dates written in ink on the front endpaper. pp. xi, 439. 103753 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 Rupert of Hentzau
Hope, Anthony ; with illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson J. W. Arrowsmith [c.1898] Bristol 1898 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but this is c. 1898 - a probable first edition. There is a contemporary previous owner's name written on the front endpaper, with date of 1899. No other dates mentioned. The sequel to The Prisoner of Zenda. Blue cloth, with gilt titles. Minor rubs to board and spine edges. Foredges untrimmed. Some light foxing. Frontis. illustration with tissue guard. 385pp. 304047 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
21 1 et 1 Font 2 (Dean's Rag Book No. 178 - French edition of One and One are Two)
Williams, Richard James (cover illustration by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd | Librairie Hachette [c. 1925] 1925 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Williams, Richard James 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This English edition of particular title was printed by Dean's between 1915-1927 so it probably falls within those dates but may be slightly later. 135 x 114mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 10 cloth pages including the covers. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308815 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
11 Here and There (Dean's Rag Book No. 287 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Howard, Norman (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1932] 1932 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Howard, Norman ; Hoyle, Joan 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in very fine condition - never used. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1932-36 so it falls within those dates. 138 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Yellow stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 8 cloth pages including the covers. This title includes images from two slightly earlier rag books - no. 250 On Wheels (also illustrated by Norman Howard) and no. 255 Funny Old Things, which was illustrated by Joan Hoyle. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308808 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
22 Dating the Past: An Introduction to Geochronology
Zeuner, Frederick E. Methuen & Co Ltd London 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original red boards. Light bumps to the corners. Binding firm. Pages clean. Slight wrinkling to the edges of the last few pages of plates. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature and date (1946) on the front endpaper. pp. xviii, 444, plates. 105712 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 



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