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1 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXLI January to June 1887
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1887 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. In very good condition. Joints and hinges all very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of part of the novel, Sarracinesa, by Francis Marion Crawford, probably the best known work of this prolific nineteenth-century author. pp. 1-876. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 105246 
Price: 57.00 GBP

 
16 Brahms (Bell's Miniature Series of Musicians)
Antcliffe, Herbert George Bell and Sons London 1908 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Hardback. Decorative front board. Reprint of 1908; first published in 1905. Spine dulled. Top edge gilt. In nice clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. viii, 56 + publisher's list of titles (16 pages). 16cm x 10cm. 103222 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
2 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. CXXV January to June 1879
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1879 Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. In very good condition. Joints and hinges all very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the concluding parts of Anthony Trollope's John Caldigate, which first appeared in print in Blackwood's between April 1878 - June 1879. pp. 1-780. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 105244 
Price: 57.00 GBP

 
17 South America: An Introductory Survey
Ashton, E. G. George G. Harrap & Co Ltd. London 1950 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Original green board. Some light marks to the boards and some foxing to the endpapers. No names or inscriptions but there are some pencil notes in the margins. Binding firm. 272pp. 053679 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. XCVII January to June 1865
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh and London 1865 Half Leather Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Handsomely bound in half brown leather with gilt tooling to the spine, 5 raised bands, red title panel and black volume spine label. Some rubs to edges and corners and a rub / abrasion to the marbling of the front board. The spine has darkened in places - has some slightly black marks. Marbled boards, endpapers and all edges. The binding is nice and firm. Joints and hinges all very good. Contemporary armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, for Evan Charles Sutherland-Walker. There is a pale brown stain to the outer closed textblock page edges, affecting most of the textblock; just visible to the page margins at the foredges (pale marks). Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine was a long running monthly literary journal. It began in April 1817 and, when it moved HQ to London in 1905, it became simply Blackwood's Magazine. A number of notable authors published their novels and other writings in Blackwood's; for example, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Margaret Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, and many others. It ceased publication in 1980. This volume contains the first printing of the first part of the novel, Miss Marjoribanks, by Mrs Oliphant, one of her best known and most successful novels. pp. 1-778. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 105247 
Price: 52.00 GBP

 
18 Letters to Young Fly-Fishers
Aston, Sir George Philip Allan & Co., Ltd London 1926 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
First edition. Original blue boards. Rubs to the corners and spine edges, exposing the boards in a couple of places. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. In generally good condition inside but there is a loose plate, facing p. 70. Light handling marks to a few page margins but pages are mostly clean and binding fairly firm. pp. xii, 154. An acceptable reading copy; not a collector's copy. 105005 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 Khaki in South Africa. An Album of Pictures and Photographs Illustrating the Chief Events of the War under Lord Roberts, with a chronological history.
George Newnes Limited Strand, London 1900 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback. Red pictorial gilt cloth. The boards are worn and have grey grubby marks, splits to the front spine joint at the bottom edge, fraying corners and edges exposing boards underneath. A FAIR COPY ONLY. Front inner hinge cracked. Binding is shaken and weak in a few places. Some tears to bottom edges of pages, particularly at the spine join. Some grubby marks and staining to page edges. Previous owner's name and address stamp on the front endpaper. Some creasing to pages. A useful reference / study copy but not advised for the collector due to condition. pp. 140. 27.5 x 35cm. 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. 308933 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
19 Landmarks in Western Culture, Volume Two: Commentaries and Controversies
Baker, Donald N. ; Fasel, George W. Prentice-Hall, Inc New Jersey 1968 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Spine faded, minor rubs. Small chip to the bottom corner of the front cover. Bottom corner bumped. Inside is very good, clean. Binding tight. No names or inscriptions. 470pp. 303084 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
5 Strand Magazine, August 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted but no corrosion as yet to the surrounding paper. The white parts of the back cover have greyed. Some light rubs and light creasing to the covers, a longer flattened crease to the back cover and a tear (approx. 2cm) to the top edge of the back cover. Short tear at the base of the spine. pp. 96. 307634 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 The Discipline of Power: Essentials of a Modern World Structure
Ball, George W. The Bodley Head London 1968 0370004302 / 9780370004303 First UK Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is rubbed and marked, and slightly faded at the spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. 363. 049772 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 Strand Magazine, February 1949 (Vol. No. 116, Issue No. 698)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1949 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted a little but no corrosion to the surrounding paper and the binding is firm. The whole magazine has been cut crooked when published so pages and covers are both crooked, but text is readable. In otherwise very good, clean condition. pp. 96. 307638 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
21 Cousin Pons [Balzac's Works, illustrated edition, Volume 6]
Balzac, Honore de ; introductions by George Saintsbury Bantam Press New York 1910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1910s. Original olive green cloth binding. Lightly rubbed spine ends and corners. Binding firm and tight. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Little flattened creases to the top corners of the first 12 pages. pp. v, 306. 104176 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
7 Strand Magazine, July 1946 (including Part 1 of their feature on Churchill's Paintings)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1946 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted a little but no corrosion to the surrounding paper and the binding is firm. The white parts of the covers are generally a little greyed, with a few small foxing spots. Creasing to the covers and rubs to the cover and spine edges. pp. 96. 307637 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 Old Goriot; A Passion in the Desert ; An Episode Under the Terror [Balzac's Works, illustrated edition, Volume 2]
Balzac, Honore de ; introductions by George Saintsbury Bantam Press New York 1901 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1910s. Original olive green cloth binding. Lightly rubbed spine ends and corners. Binding firm and tight. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A short tear and creasing to the top edge of one page. pp. vi, 273, 16, 18. 104177 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
8 Strand Magazine, November 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. Some rubs and greyish marks to the covers but binding is tight and firm. Articles include 'What is happening to Radio?' by Donald Stokes; 'Liverpool To-Day' in black and white photos; 'Mr. Chislehurst's Bowler Hat' - a short story by Norah Lofts; 'Are we in for a Crime Wave? New Types of Criminal May Have Been Bred in Battle' by Percy Hoskins; 'Painted for Posterity' - a section on Peter Scott with war paintings shown in black and white; and more. Numerous pages of adverts as well. pp. 96. In good overall condition. 19.5cm. 307258 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
23 Studies in the History of Educational Theory: Volume 2 The Minds and the Masses 1760-1980
Bantock, G. H. George Allen and Unwin London 1984 0043701191 / 9780043701195 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original black boards. Spine ends bumped. Corners lightly bumped. The dust jacket at the spine and, to a lesser extent, at the edges. Pages clean. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. ix, 374. 305110 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 Strand Magazine, November 1949 (Vol. No. 118, Issue No. 707)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1949 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted, with some corrosion to the surrounding paper - the cover itself has nearly separated from the remainder of the textblock. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top edge of the front cover. Some light rubs and light creasing to the covers, with a short tear at the top of the spine and to the foredge of the front cover. pp. 120. Cover illustration is by Francis Marshall. 307635 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
24 The Alphabetical Zoo
Barker, George Faber and Faber London 1972 0571098924 / 9780571098927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Roland, Krystyna 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. In lovely clean condition but the boards are slightly bowed / bent. Bright and clean inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners and the front flap has been price clipped. 021735 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
10 Strand Magazine, October 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted a little but no corrosion to the surrounding paper and the binding is firm. Covers are generally a little greyed, with a few small foxing spots. Previous owner's name in pencil at the top corner of the front cover. pp. 96. 307636 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
25 George's Lair [SIGNED First Edition]
Bayley, J. Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd 1996 0715627473 / 9780715627471 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
There is a small mark to the lower edge of the front board under the dust jacket. A one inch tear to the back cover of the dust jacket at the bottom corner. Otherwise in lovely clean condition. Signed by the author on the title page, 'With Best Wishes John Bayley Nov'96' - no inscription or dedication. Not price-clipped - the DJ is supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 208pp. 044128 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
11 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 6¾ - 7¾" 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

 
26 The Adventures of Larry the Lamb: Mr Noah's Holiday (Toy Town Series No. 4)
Beaman, S. G. Hulme ; illustrated by Ernest Noble George Lapworth & Co. [c. 1942-47] London Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. FAIR READING COPY. Covers are rubbed and marked and have a split to the base of the spine (bottom two inches). Light grubby handling marks and reading creases to most pages. Still readable. No names or inscriptions. 18pp. 105707 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
12 The King's Messengers and The Distant Hills: Two Allegories
Adams, Rev. William George Newnes London 1898 Hardback Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Gilt titles and decoration to the front board. Titles to the spine are dulled and rubbed. Marginal spine lean. Some scattered foxing and the pages are age-tanned. No names or inscriptions. 119pp. 035555 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
27 Turkey Beyond the Maeander: An Archaeological Guide
Bean, George E. Ernest Benn Limited 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey boards. Two review slips loosely inserted; one from the publisher, one from The Times Higher Education Supplement. This copy came from the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) but doesn't bear his signature. There are some marginal notes in pencil (not extensive). The binding is firm. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges but otherwise very good. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 267. Fold-out map in excellent condition. 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. 105937 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
13 Born Free: a Lioness of Two Worlds
Adamson, Joy ; with extracts from George Adamson's Letters ; preface by Lord William Percy ; foreword by Captain Charles Pitman Collins and Harvill Press London 1962 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
14th impression, May 1962. First published in March 1960. Original boards. Some very light foxing spots to endpapers. Binding nice and firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean. The dust jacket is edgeworn, with rubs, chips, tears and some minor loss at the head of the spine and the corners. Some significant foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. Not price clipped. 160pp. 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. 105002 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 The Conquest of Life (History of a Society series of novels)
Béhaine, René ; translated into English by Edward Crankshaw George Allen and Unwin Ltd London 1939 First UK Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First published in France in 1914; this is the first English edition. From the French original 'La Conquête de la Vie'. Mid reddish-brown cloth binding - a few minor marks to the boards and lightly bruised spine ends and corners. Contents are clean and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are some very minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredges. 325pp. Novel. 101124 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Bird of Time
Albee, George Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First edition [UK]. The blue cloth boards are rubbed at edges and have a few light marks. Previous owner's red ink name and address stamp on the front endpaper. 310pp. Pages are nice and clean and the binding is firm. 19.5cm. Old price written in pencil at the top corner of the front endpaper. A good copy. 100789 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
29 Industry Income and Investment : The Common Sense of Economics
Benemy, F. W. G. George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1967 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 2nd edition revised and enlarged. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A small mark to the front board. Dust jacket is edgeworn with minor rubs and nicks and general discolouration. Not price clipped. 416pp. 100793 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
15 Hans Andersen, By Himself
Andersen, Hans Christian ; translated by Mary Howitt ; with a preface by Violet Jacob George Routledge & Sons, Ltd London 1926 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial paper boards, green cloth spine. The boards are heavily stained, with rubbed corners and edges. Bruised spine ends. The interior is in good condition. Endpapers are browned. Light foxing. 317pp. 301402 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
30 The Freaks of Mayfair
Benson, E. F. ; with illustrations by George Plank The Folio Society London 2009 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in excellent, fine condition. Barely opened; appears unread. pp. vii, 148. Printed on Abbey Wove paper and bound in yellow cloth printed with an illustration by George Plank. 103055 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
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