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1 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

 
11 Collaborators
Mortimer, John Eyre Methuen 1973 0413309800 / 9780413309808 Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. First edition; simultaneously published in hardback as well. pp. 96. 308150 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 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

 
12 The Judge
Mortimer, John Eyre Methuen 1967 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. First edition; simultaneously published in hardback as well. pp. 101. Tiny crease to the top corner of the front cover. 308151 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
3 There Was No Yesterday
Arey, John Stuart Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1944 Hardback Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original green cloth binding. Slightly bumped corners. Lacks dust jacket. Second reprint; first published November 1943. The binding is firm and pages in clean condition. 208pp. 051803 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
13 Up Against It: a Screenplay for the Beatles
Orton, Joe ; introduced by John Lahr Eyre Methuen 1979 0413459802 / 9780413459800 Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. Clean and tight; in excellent near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 70. 308137 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
4 Pause Under the Sky
Beck, Warren Eyre and Spottiswoode 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In good clean condition, with some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, significant foxing to the front cover of the dust jacket and a previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean. A couple of tears to the top edge of the dust jacket and some light rubs to dust jacket 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 it protects the jacket against wear. pp. 296. 308461 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
14 The New German Cinema
Sandford, John Eyre Methuen 1981 041348890x / 9780413488909 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The covers are very good and binding firm. pp. 180. 307555 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Novels of The Sisters Bronte, Thornton Edition - 11 volumes of 12 volume set: Jane Eyre (2 vols); The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (2 vols); Shirley (2 vols); The Professor; Agnes Grey; Villette (2 vols); The Life of Charlotte Bronte
Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Anne; Bronte; Gaskell, Elizabeth (The Life of Charlotte Bronte) John Grant Edinburgh 1924 Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. A uniform matching set, bound in green cloth, with gilt-stamped decoration and titles to the spines. 11 of 12 volumes - Wuthering Heights (published as a single volume) is absent. Most bindings are faded and a little worn appearance - most volumes have light marks to the boards; The Life of Charlotte Bronte has more significant marks to the boards and The Professor has a small dark stain to the front board. Volume 2 of Villette and Volume 2 of Jane Eyre have a slightly darker green binding and Volume 2 of Villette has a gilt top edge (the only volume with a gilt edge). All volumes are bruised at the spine ends and corners and several volumes have frayed cloth at the spine ends. Foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and scattered foxing to pages. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. Wildfell Hall pp. 354, 347; Shirley pp. 458, 471 vol. I has a name written at the top edge of the pastedown and there is a small light brown stain to bottom edge of rear pastedown and endpaper; Life of Charlotte Bronte pp. xviii, 526; Jane Eyre pp. 405, 372; The Professor pp.xi, 378; Agnes Grey pp. 302; Villette pp. xi, 422; 406 A gift inscription to the front endpaper in Volume I of Villette, dated 1944. Books measure 21.7cm tall. Illustrated with a few black and white plates in each volume. 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. 309089 
Price: 115.00 GBP

 
15 Betsy Sheridan's Journal: Letters from Sheridan's sister 1784-1786 and 1788-1790
Sheridan, Betsy; edited by William LeFanu Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1960 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original pink / red cloth boards. Lightly bruised spine ends and corners. Some light marks to the boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. A couple of pages have flattened creases to top corners where they have been folded over as page markers. A grubby mark in the bottom margin of page 79. pp. xii, 223. 105457 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
6 A History of Europe - New, Revised and Enlarged Edition in Two Volumes
Fisher, H. A. L. Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1943 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Complete in two volumes (this edition); was first published in 3 separate volumes in 1935. Original red cloth uniform bindings. Both volumes are faded at the spine. Volume I has a pale mark to the spine and a pale splash mark to the rear board. Both bindings are firm and contents are clean and in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xi, 695; vii, 696-1333, + fold out maps. Maps are all in very good condition. Volume I: Europe from the Origins to the End of the XVII Century. Volume II: From the Opening of the XVIII Century to 1938. A VERY HEAVY set - 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. 307015 
Price: 17.00 GBP

 
16 Pony Tracks
Sprigge, Elizabeth ; illustrated by Lionel Edwards Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1936 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. There is a forwards lean to the sine and minor rubs to edges. Previous owner's name, address and date on the front pastedown (in child's writing). Some very light foxing to endpapers. Pages are clean. Black and white plates. 157pp. 305321 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Englishman's Castle: A history of houses, large and small, in town and country, from A.D. 100 to the present day
Gloag, John ; with illustrations by Marjory Whittington Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1944 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Hardback, without dust jacket. Original red boards. Boards are rubbed at the top of the spine, dulled overall and have a small mark to the back cover. Binding firm. Previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Light foxing. Lovely colour plate illustrations. A couple of pages have flattened creases to the top corners. 176pp. 105306 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 Two Lost on Dartmoor
Sprigge, Elizabeth ; illustrated by T. J. Greenshields Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1940 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green boards. Boards are bowed and there are some small white paint speckles to the rear board. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Pages are quite heavily browned, with foxing to outer edges and a few spots to pages. 172pp. 104813 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
8 A Mountain Daisy
Harding, Emily Grace The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Macklin, T. Eyre 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Brown pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are bruised at the spine ends, lightly rubbed at the edges and corners. Inner hinges are very good but the frontispiece illustration has been removed. Two previous owner's names written in pen on the half-title page. Some foxing to the first few pages and to a few other pages throughout the text (but not every page affected). The binding is quite firm. pp. 400, publisher's lists. 308846 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 The House of Tranquility: An Anthology for Today
Stanley, Arthur (selected and arranged by) Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1941 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards. Lacks dust jacket. Previous owner's name and place written neatly at the top edge of the f.e.p. Foxing to endpapers and lightly to outer closed textblock edges. pp. xiii, 350. An anthology of poetry and prose to 'keep our hearts high and fortify our minds'. 306196 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
9 A Noble Sacrifice
Harding, Emily Grace The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Macklin, T. Eyre 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Green pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are bruised at the spine ends and corners. The binding is firm but the front endpaper has been removed, resulting in a bit of a mess to the front pastedown at the spine edge. Rear inner hinge is very good. Significant foxing to the first c. 30 pages; then light sporadic foxing to the remainder of the text. No names or inscriptions. pp. 387, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. 308854 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
19 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Stowe, Harriet Beecher The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Macklin, T. Eyre 
Hardback, no dust jacket. In good to very good condition. Blue - grey pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are bruised at the spine ends and corners. Boards are generally greyed / darkened, with some minor grubby marks to the boards. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1906). Some light scattered foxing and occasional grubby thumbing mark to page margins. pp. 524, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. 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. 308857 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Bankrupt and other plays
Mercer, David Eyre Methuen London 1974 0413299406 / 9780413299406 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition (simultaneously published in hardback). Clean, tight and unmarked. Slightest of rubs to cover edges; otherwise excellent clean condition. pp. 168. 308104 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
20 At the Mercy of Tiberius
Wilson, Augusta J. Evans The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Macklin, T. Eyre 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Blue pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are bruised at the spine ends and corners. Rubs to board edges, with some minor signs of biopredation to the surface of the boards at the edges. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Some light foxing. pp. 388, plates, publishers lists. 21cm. 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. 308850 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 



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