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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

 
15 A Second Ladybird Key Words Picture Dictionary and Spelling Book
McNally, J. ; with illustrations by Eric Winter Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1966 0721400388 / 9780721400389 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Later printing. c. 1973-4 edition. Light rubs to spine ends. A really nice and clean copy in very good to near fine condition. Binding tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Boards and pages clean. No handling creases to pages. 51pp. Printed ISBN number and price of 18p on the back cover; no list of titles on the back cover. 104217 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
2 Social Aspects of Education [The New Educator's Library Series]. An abridged edition of The Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd London 1921 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Blue cloth boards, faded at the spine and some marks to the covers. Previous owner's name and address written inside twice. A small pocket-sized volume. pp. vi, 106, [2]. 304922 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
16 A Dictionary of Correct English
Pink, M. Alderton Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. London 1953 Hard Cover Very Good Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original light brown cloth boards. Previous owner's name and old outline tape marks to front endpaper. Pages clean. The dust jacket is edgeworn and has scuffs / rubs to the rear cover. 204pp. 034738 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Dictionary of National Biography: The Concise Dictionary Part I From the Beginnings to 1900, being an epitome of the Main Work and its Supplement
Oxford University Press London 1969 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards. There are some light marks to the boards. Grey marks to the bottom outer closed textblock edge and some small dark speckles to the outer closed textblock foredge. Boards just lightly bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light bruising to the dust jacket edges and there is a small snagged tear in the dust jacket in the titles on the spine. Front flap of the dust jacket price clipped. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. vii, 1503. 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. 306327 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 A Dictionary of The Printers and Booksellers Who Were at Work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1668 to 1725
Plomer, Henry R. ; et al. Printed for The Bibliographical Society, at The Oxford University Press 1922 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Cloth spine with grey paper sides. Ex-Library copy, County Library. Has a presentation bookplate, a few library stamps and barcode on the front endpaper. Crack to the front inner hinge of the binding but the binding is still secure. Deckled / untrimmed edges. The white cloth spine has generally darkened / browned. Minor bruising to the spine ends and rubs to the edges of the boards. A quite acceptable reference / study copy. pp. xii, 342. 309343 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Dictionary of National Biography: The Concise Dictionary Part II 1901-1950, being an epitome of the Twentieth Century D.N.B. down to the end of 1950
Oxford University Press London 1967 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. There is a small pale mark to the outer closed textblock foredge and to the edge of the dust jacket. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Some light rubs to the dust jacket edges and a short tear at the head of the spine. pp. 528. 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. 306236 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
18 Lewis' Dublin: A Topographical Dictionary of the Parishes, Towns and Villages of Dublin City and County
Ryan, Christopher The Collins Press 2001 1898256950 / 9781898256953 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, near fine condition. Appears unread. 259pp. 303709 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Silver Jubilee Bible: The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with a Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names, A Biblical Index, Concordance, and Indexed Atlas
Oxford at the University Press | Humphrey Milford 1935 Leather Bound Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Blue soft leather covers, with yapped edges. White titles. Publication date not stated but is c. 1935 as published in Commemoration of the Silver Jubilee of Their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary. There is a presentation plate loosely inserted inside the book but this has not been filled in or stuck down. A little foxing to preliminary pages and there is a rusty mark between two sections, just before the Dictionary starts. There is also a short repaired split to the bottom edge of the rear inner hinge where the rear endpaper was not fitted as tightly as it needed to be. The binding is firm. Ribbon page marker attached. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Silver gilded edges. 19cm. 309373 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
19 Ronald Searle's Non-Sexist Dictionary
Searle, Ronald Souvenir Press 1988 0285628658 / 9780285628656 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. In very good, clean condition. Minor bump to the head of the spine. Faint impression from an old erased price mark on the front endpaper. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. 307333 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Life in the Country House: A Historical Dictionary
Durant, David N. John Murray London 1996 0719550750 / 9780719550751 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A good, solid copy in good and clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding sound. Pages slightly tanned at edges. Minor bruising to spine ends. Dust jacket price clipped. 342pp. 103923 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 Lectionary of Music
Slonimsky, Nicolas Simon and Schuster 1989 0671653105 / 9780671653101 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In good to very good condition. The binding is firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The boards are very lightly bruised at the spine ends. There are very pale specks / splash marks to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Pages themselves are clean but overall tanned / darkened, particularly at the edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 521. 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. 309331 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 A Dictionary of Terms in Art
Fairholt, F. W. Strahan & Co. London 1874 Leather Bound Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Full leather binding. Five raised bands to the spine, tooled boards. Marbled endpapers. With five hundred engravings on wood. Not dated, but c. 1874. Worn condition. The boards are grubby and the leather is significantly scuffed around the edges and at the spine. Minor loss to the leather at the bottom of the spine. There is a prize certificate on the front pastedown (dated 1874). The hinges are cracked just before the preface, exposing the backstrip - there is possibly a page missing here. The title page is partially loose from the binding. There is writing on several of the endpapers and on the reverse of the title page. The pages are tanned with age and thumbed with use. The pages are edged in red, but this has been rubbed away in places. Overall a heavily used copy. 300012 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
21 A Dictionary of European Land Battles, from the earliest times to 1945
Sweetman, John Robert Hale London 1984 0709017472 / 9780709017479 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Publisher's original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 309pp. 103978 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
8 Everyman's Dictionary of Fictional Characters
Freeman, William ; revised by Fred Urquhart ; with indexes of authors and titles by E. N. Pennell J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd | Everyman London 1973 0460030272 / 9780460030274 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red cloth. Light bumps to spine ends and corners. Small mark on back cover. In very good condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xi, 579. 304506 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
22 Thieme-Preusser: A New and Complete Critical Dictionary of the English and German Languages. New stereotype edition, greatly enlarged and improved.
Thieme, M. F. W. ; published with the co-operation of H. Breithaupt Haendcke and Lehmkuhl [c. 1880-1890] Hamburg 1880 Half Leather Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark blue half-calf binding, over textured blue cloth sides. Spine in 6 compartments, 5 bands. Red title panel. Light rubs to the leather but a good solid binding. Publication date not stated; this is a 114th thousand and date estimated to be c. 1880-1890. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. First half English-German; second half German-English. Some light scattered foxing. pp. x, 777, [1]; 574, [2]. 24.5cm. Single volume. 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. 308537 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
9 A Manual of Heraldry: A Concise Description of the Several Terms Used, and Containing a Dictionary of Every Designation in the Science
Grant, Sir Francis J. (edited by) John Grant Booksellers Limited 1962 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Original blue boards. A little faded at the spine and edges of the boards. Previous owner's name and place written on the f.e.p. (address crossed out). Some light foxing to prelims, dust jacket and outer closed textblock edges. Dust jacket is faded at the spine and rubbed at the edges, with small chips and tear to the top edge. DJ not price clipped. pp. viii, 142. Small pencil drawing of coat of arms on the rear endpaper. 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. 305789 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
23 A Cat-tale
Twain, Mark ; illustrated by Charles Blackman P.I.C. Pty Ltd | Ashton Scholastic Ptd Limited Australia 1987 0958784507 / 9780958784504 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Some foxing to the top of the closed textblock edge and to the underside of the dust jacket. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [$12.95]. 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. 47pp. 102950 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 The New Calendar of Great Men: Biographies of the 558 worthies of all ages and nations in the positivist calendar of Auguste Comte
Harrison, Frederic (edited by) Macmillan and Co London and New York 1892 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards. There are some marks including pale mark to the top edge of the rear board. Minor bumps and rubs to corners and spine ends. Previous owner's signature and date in pencil on the reverse of the front endpaper. There are pencil marks against names in the index of biographies at the beginning of the book. pp. xviii, [4], 644. 105533 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
24 Oxfordshire Place-Names: A Concise Dictionary
Whittaker, David Wavestone Press Oxon 2006 0954519442 / 9780954519445 Paperback NEW 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
Brand new paperback. 63pp. RRP. 6.99. 039632 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
11 The Plan of a Dictionary of the English Language, 1747 [A Scolar Press Facsimile]
Johnson, Samuel The Scolar Press Limited 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some darkening / discolouration to the cover edges and spine. Previous owner's name and date written on the f.e.p. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. 34pp. 103402 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
25 Oxfordshire Place-Names: A Concise Dictionary
Whittaker, David Wavestone Press Oxon 2006 0954519442 / 9780954519445 Paperback NEW 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
Brand new paperback. 63pp. RRP. 6.99. 039631 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
12 The Dictionary of Industrial Archaeology
Jones, W. R. Sutton Publishing Gloucestershire 1996 0750910216 / 9780750910217 Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
461pp. Book and DJ both in VG to NEAR FINE condition. Unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). RRP when new was 40. Heavy book, over 1KG - overseas postage will be higher than the quoted rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 051739 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
26 Oxfordshire Place-Names: A Concise Dictionary
Whittaker, David Wavestone Press Oxon 2006 0954519442 / 9780954519445 Paperback NEW 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
Brand new paperback. 63pp. RRP. 6.99. 039630 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
13 The Biographical Treasury; consisting of Memoirs, Sketches, or Brief Notices of Eminent Persons, of all Ages and Nations. From the earliest Periods of History to the Present Time; Forming a New and Complete Dictionary of Universal Biography. The whole surrounded with Precepts and Maxims. Original and Selected. [New Edition].
Maunder, Samuel Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans London 1845 Leather Bound Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Bound in full tan calf, gilt ruled and diced pattern with blind tooled border. Three imitation tooled spine bands. Black title label with gilt lettering. An attractive little volume. A starting crack to the front joint. c. one inch long from the head of the spine. Minor rubs. Blind tooled dentelles. Plain brown endpapers. Contemporary crested bookplate on the front pastedown. Minor foxing. Fronits. with tissue guard. A decorative title page followed by a standard title pg. This is the fifth edition, with a 'supplement from the accession of Queen Victoria to the present time'. Light foxing to prelims only. pp. [4], 904. 16.5cm. 103665 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
27 Why and Wherefore?
Wilson, Rev. Harry The Church Shop [c. 1897] Commercial Road London 1897 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Christian church rituals explained. Original cloth. Cloth rubbed and slightly fraying at spine ends. The cloth is also very thin at the spine edges and has split at the front joint, with about an inch long split, with a shorter split at the base of the spine. Some bubbles to the cloth of the rear board and a grubby mark. Just a very few light foxing spots. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Undated but is c. 1897. 105594 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 A Second Ladybird Key Words Picture Dictionary and Spelling Book
McNally, J. ; with illustrations by Eric Winter Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1966 0721400388 / 9780721400389 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First published in 1966; this copy is a slightly later printing, c. 1970-71. The boards are in excellent, clean condition. Spine is excellent. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and Ladybird price sticker of 15p on the back cover. Ladybird key logo in the centre of the back cover; otherwise plain. Previous owner's signature in red felt pen on the front pastedown. No other marks. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Binding firm. No names, inscriptions, no handling creases or marks to pages. 51pp. 104985 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
28 The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Winchester, Simon Oxford University Press 2004 019517500x / 9780195175004 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, appears unread / barely read. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xxvii, 260. 105163 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 



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