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1 Answers to Mr. Macaulay's Criticism in The Edinburgh Review on Mr. Croker's Edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson. Selected from Blackwood's Magazine. Second Edition.
John Murray Albemarle Street, London 1856 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A 16-page pamphlet version of an article formerly published in Blackwood's Magazine. Sewn binding at the spine. Macaulay's criticism of Croker's edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson sparked a bitter feud between the two men. From the Prefaratory note inside the front cover: 'The republication, in a cheap form, for railway reading, of Mr. Macaulay's bitter and unjust article on Mr. Croker's edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson, has induced Mr. Murray to issue in a cheap form a series of replies to the assertions and criticism of that article.' Worn and torn; there is a tear, approx one inch, in the foredge of every page and another tear to the top edge of the front cover / title page. 307703 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
16 Forever Free: Elsa's Pride
Adamson, Joy Collins and Harvill Press London 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
First edition. Original boards. The book itself is in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. The dust jacket is edgeworn, with tears and rubs, resulting creases, small loss at head of spine and corners and a larger piece missing from the bottom edge of the back cover and spine, approx. 10cm x 3cm. Dust jacket not price clipped. Some foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. 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. 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. 105004 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 History of All Saints' School, Bloxham, 1860-1910.
Published at the School | printed by Cheney and Sons, Banbury Bloxham 1925 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition, with supplement. Hardback. No dust jacket. Original black boards, with silver titles. The boards are mottled (previous exposure to damp conditions). The binding is firm and pages are clean. Inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. xi, 118, [4], 19. 308963 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 The Spotted Sphinx
Adamson, Joy Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc New York 1969 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First U.S. edition. Original black boards. Slight bumps to the corners and bruised spine ends. Clean inside; no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges, with some chips to the spine ends. A flattened crease to the front flap of the dust jacket. 313pp. 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. 104431 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 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

 
18 The Spotted Sphinx
Adamson, Joy Collins and Harvill Press 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial boards. Minor bumps to corners. Binding firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has been price clipped and has a couple of very short nicks to the edges but otherwise very good. pp. 217, [7]. A nice clean first edition. 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. 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. 104799 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Buckinghamshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes, Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459565 / 9780948459566 Limited Edition Hardcover Good Slipcase Poor Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 214. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. All three volumes are bumped at the base of the spine and the Introduction and Translation volume has two little red pen squiggles on a page towards the back of the book. If not for the pen marks I would describe the volumes as Very Good condition. The slipcase is poor, missing one end of the case. These are very LARGE AND HEAVY - overseas postage is likely to be prohibitively expensive. 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 will incur an additional charge. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 304995 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
19 Black Maria
Addams, Chas [Charles] Hamish Hamilton London 1960 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
First UK edition. In VG clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is darkened / discoloured to the back cover and has some wear to the edges - a few short tears, small chips and about one inch of loss at the head of the spine. Not price clipped. 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). 96pp. 302543 
Price: 27.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Sussex Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes. Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459468 / 9780948459467 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 146. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. There is a slight crinkle and faint mark to the brown cover page / endpaper of the Folios and Maps volume. The Domesday Book Studies volume has a bump to the bottom corner of the lower board. The volumes are in otherwise excellent condition. The brown slipcase has some marks and bumps to one end and a couple of very light marks to the sides. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104579 
Price: 75.00 GBP

 
20 The Coverley Papers, from The Spectator [Sir Roger de Coverley]
Addison, Joseph ; Steele, Richard ; Budgell, Eustace; edited with introduction and Notes by O. M. Myers Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press Oxford 1933 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 1933 revised edition. Original green boards. Titles faded on the spine. Bruising to the spine ends and corners. A few light marks to the boards. Partially removed bookplate to the front endpaper, with a previous owner's name underneath in blue pencil. Some grubby marks to the front endpaper. Otherwise, binding firm and pages are clean. A good reading copy. pp. xx, 168. 032906 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Wiltshire Domesday [The County Edition of Great Domesday Book, 3 Volumes. Limited Edition]
Alecto Historical Editions London 1988 0948459816 / 9780948459818 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
3 volume set, limited to 1,000 copies. The Folios and Maps volume is hand-numbered, no. 424. Maps present and in very good condition in the front pocket of Folios and Maps. The other volumes are Introduction and Translation, and Domesday Book Studies. The volumes are in excellent condition. Presented in a bespoke red solander box. The box is in very good condition but has some slight bruising and some very small marks at the base of the spine. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. 104580 
Price: 105.00 GBP

 
21 Sir Roger de Coverly
Addison, Joseph ; Steele, Sir Richard ; Budgell, Eustace ; edited by John Hampden, with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith The Folio Society London 1968 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. 2nd impression of this Folio Society edition. In very good condition. This is an ex-Folio Society file copy - on the front pastedown is a sticker with publication date, edition, number of copies printed (2500) and cost per copy. 158pp. No other marks. Lacks slipcase. 103764 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
7 Varsity Handbook: The Undergraduate Guide to Cambridge. Fifth Edition 1951-1952
Varsity, The Cambridge Undergraduate Newspaper Cambridge 1951 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. With rubs to the cover edges, creasing to the top corner of the front cover and the first few pages. Light flattened crease to the bottom corner of most pages. Pages have slightly tanned. In good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xviii, 141, [5]. 105492 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 The Fables of Aesop, with designs on wood by Thomas Bewick
Aesop ; with designs on wood by Thomas Bewick ; with a niew introduction by Michael Marqusee Paddington | Two Continents Publishing Group USA 1975 084670076x / 9780846700760 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large paperback. Spine faded. A light reading crease to the spine. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A reprint of the 1818 edition, with added modern introduction. 103658 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
8 Manka The Sky Gipsy: The Story of a Wild Goose
'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford] Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1951 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 2nd edition. Blue cloth; a small mark on the rear board and faded patch on the front board which corresponds to loss to the dust jacket. Gift inscription inside, plus another previous owner's signature. Some foxing to the f.e.p. and to the dust jacket. The dust jacket has marks, rubs to all edges, a couple of short tears and significant loss to the top edge of the front cover. Price clipped. The dust jacket is now 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 serves to the protect the jacket from further wear. Denys Watkins-Pitchford: Born Lamport, Northants, 1905. He wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Carnegie Medal winner, The Little Grey Men, and numerous natural history and country sports titles as well. Particularly well-known for his scraperboard illustrations, although he also produced a number of pen and ink drawings for his books and books by other authors. Died 1990. 102624 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
23 A Time For Greatness
Agar, Herbert Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1943 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original orange boards. The boards are bowed / warped, with wrinkling to pastedowns and heavy foxing to pastedowns and endapers. Lighter foxing to textblock edges. Spine faded. First reprint; not a first edition. Previous owner's names in pencil on the endpapers. The binding is sound and no writing to pages. An acceptable working / reference copy. 144pp. 305022 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 Samuel Pepys (A Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Abbott, Nicholas ; with illustrations by Roger Hall Ladybird Books Loughborough 1974 0721403824 / 9780721403823 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards, in the later style with blue and purple borders to the covers. A c. 1980-1981 edition. The boards are clean and bright but there is small rubbed patch to the rear board where it looks like an old price sticker has been removed. Three small discolouration / foxing spots to the spine and very slight rubs to the spine ends. In excellent condition inside; clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are fresh and free from handling creases. 52pp. Printed 10-digit ISBN number on the back cover; no price or tally. The last title listed on the back is Great Civilisations: China. 307282 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
24 Some Parliamentary Recollections
Agg-Gardner, The Rt. Hon. Sir James Ed. J. Burrow & Co., Ltd [c.1927] 1927 Edition De Luxe Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 9.25" Tall Signed Limited Edition
No date stated. c. 1927. Edition de luxe. Numbered signed edition. Bound in blue leather which has a slightly padded feel to it. This copy has been hand-numbered (No. 67) and is signed underneath by the author. Corners are just a little rubbed. Top outer textblock edge edged in gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. 246pp. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 050466 
Price: 24.00 GBP

 
 
10 A History of the Maghrib
Abun-Nasr, Jamil M. Cambridge University Press 1975 0521207037 / 9780521207034 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Original brown boards. No dust jacket. Stamped 'defective copy' on the title page and the front pastedown has a binding flaw where the pastedown has been glued folded under at the top corner. The book is otherwise in very good, clean condition. pp. x, 422. 105364 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
25 Voices [Large Print Edition]
Aiken, Joan Clio Press Oxford 1989 1850899819 / 9781850899815 Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Large print edition. In excellent, fine condition; as new. Clean, tight and unmarked. 130pp. 022916 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 Ackermann's Oxford [King Penguin 69]
Ackermann, Rudolph (plates); with notes by H. M. Colvin ; cover design by Gordon Cullen Penguin Classics | Penguin Books London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Spine and inner hinges are very good. Some light scattered foxing to pages and foxing to outer closed textblock page edges; plates are mostly clean. Some light foxing to the dust jacket, a tear to the top edge with some resultant creasing; a couple of shorter tears to the edges of the dust jacket. Front flap price clipped. pp. 36, plates. 106789 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
26 Great Artists, Book 3 - A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 701) [Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gaugin and Paul Cezanne]
Aitchison, Dorothy ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1971 0721402801 / 9780721402802 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition. Matt pictorial boards. Quite a heavy rub at the top of the spine; lighter rubs to base of spine, spine edges and corners. The boards are otherwise clean. Very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages, though there are some barely visible light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. Printed 10-digit ISBN number, dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p crossed out by printer and printed round revised price of 15p on the back cover. All three titles in the series listed on the back cover and a tally of over 280 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. 307134 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 Gabriel's Garden
Adair, Cecil [pseud. Evelyn Everett-Green] Stanley Paul & Co., Ltd Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm tall 
No date stated. c. 1920s. 8th edition. Red cloth hardback - slightly patchy fading to the boards. Pages are browned, with foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Sunday school prize bookplate on the front endpaper (dated 1926). 246pp + publisher's catalogue pages. Evelyn Ward Everett-Green (17 November 1856, London - 23 April 1932, Funchal) was an English novelist who started her writing career with improving and pious stories for children, and later wrote historical fiction for older girls, and then adult romantic fiction. She wrote about 350 books: more than 200 under her own name, and others using the pen-names H. F. E., Cecil Adair, E. Ward, or Evelyn Dare. 055169 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 Pride and Perjury [Signed 1st Edition]
Aitken, Jonathan HarperCollins London 2000 0002740753 / 9780002740753 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page; no inscription / dedication. In very good, clean condition. Dust jacket price clipped. No previous ownership names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 392pp. 301411 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
13 Superior Women
Adams, Alice Alfred A. Knopf New York 1984 0394536320 / 9780394536323 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Original blue boards. Just lightly bruised at the spine ends. Deckled / untrimmed foredges. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is torn at the spine - a couple of untidy tears at the top and there is a shorter tear at the top edge of the front cover. DJ not price clipped. 368pp. 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. 105141 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
28 Physics and Archaeology
Aitken, M. J. Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1974 0198519222 / 9780198519225 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes, on the title page (signed Martin; not signed the author's full name). Original blue boards. Small bumps to the top corners. The binding is firm. In very good condition in a very good dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. 2nd edition. pp. viii, 291. 106972 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Adams, Douglas Pan Books 1980 0330262130 / 9780330262132 First Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. First printing of this paperback edition, 1980. The pages have browned significantly, particularly heavily at the edges. In otherwise very good, clean condition. Covers are bright and crisp; no creasing. A very good copy. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 187. 308148 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
29 The Second Chair
Aitkin, Don Angus & Robertson Publishers Australia 1977 0207134952 / 9780207134951 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Previous owner's name written at the top edge of the front endpaper and there is a forwards lean to the spine. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. 247pp. First edition of author's first novel. Spine of the dust jacket slightly faded. Some rubs to the dust jacket at the top of the spine and to the top corners. 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. 303743 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Formative Years (Condensed and edited edition). 2 Volumes [Complete Set].
Adams, Henry ; condensed and edited by Herbert Agar Collins London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the United States during the administrations of Jefferson and Madison. 2 Volumes complete. Bound in cream cloth; black blocked spine. Both volumes in VERY GOOD clean condition. Previous owner's signature and date neatly on both f.e.p.s. Pale blue dust jackets. The DJ of volume 2 has some slight marks. Both DJs supplied in loose archival protective film sleeves (do not adhere to the book of jackets in any way). 23.5cm. pp. xxvi, 472; viii, 473-1067. A VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set 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. 300964 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
30 Zayni Barakat
al-Ghitani, Gamal ; translated into English by Farouk Abdel Wahab ; with a foreword by Edward Said The American University in Cairo Press Cairo, Egypt 2006 9774248724 / 9789774248726 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, very near fine, condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. 2nd printing of this edition. pp. xxiii, 241. 308189 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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