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1 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

 
16 Up Above the World, A Novel
Bowles, Paul Peter Owen London 1982 0720693810 / 9780720693812 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original black boards. Very good condition. The first UK edition was published in 1967; this is a later reprint of 1982. The pages are heavily browned, particularly at the edges. Binding is firm and pages are otherwise clean. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little faded at the spine and has some foxing to the underside. The front flap of the DJ is clipped. 223pp. 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. 105125 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 Dickens: Public Life and Private Passion
Ackroyd, Peter BBC Books 2002 0563534737 / 9780563534730 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. Appears unread / barely read. Dust jacket not price clipped [£16.99]. 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. 160. 303758 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
17 Lucky Him: The Life of Kingsley Amis
Bradford, Richard Peter Owen Publishers 2001 0720611172 / 9780720611175 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped [£22.50], the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). 432pp. 303192 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Bible Bibliography 1967-1973 Old Testament: The Book Lists of the Society for Old Testament Study 1967-1973
Ackroyd, Peter R. (edited by) Basil Blackwell Oxford 1974 0631160711 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Black boards. A little bruised at the head of the spine. The binding is firm and pages clean but there is heavy foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. pp. x, 505. Dust jacket has foxing, rubs and other light marks, a long flattened crease to the back cover, and a short note written in pen on the rear dust jacket flap. A good reading / reference copy. 033667 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 Ballet and Dance: A Guide to the Repertory
Brinson, Peter ; Crisp, Clement David & Charles 1980 0715381148 / 9780715381144 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original light brown boards. In very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is faded at the spine; not price clipped. Binding firm and square. pp. xii, 274. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 305374 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 A Visit to Germany, Italy and Malta, 1840-1841 : A Poet's Bazaar I-II
Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated into English Grace Thornton Peter Owen London 1985 0720606365 / 9780720606362 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are tanned / browned, particularly at the edges. pp. 182. 043701 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 Heraldry (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 82)
Brooke-Little, John ; illustrated by Peter Spurrier Basil Blackwell Oxford 1975 0631131906 / 9780631131908 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar style to a ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037992 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 Sense and Sensibility (Everyman's Library 51)
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Peter Conrad Everyman's Library 1992 1857150511 / 9781857150513 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A very good, clean and tight copy, in a very good to near fine dust jacket. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a minor indentation / scratch to the back cover. Green cloth boards, with green ribbon page marker, and black and white dust jacket. The green ribbon page marker has frayed quite a lot at the end. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xxxv, 380. 309196 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
20 A Villa in Sant' Angelo
Brosia, D. M. Peter Davies London 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Fair Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Hardback, with dust jacket. There are a couple of green marks to the textblock page edges and heavy foxing to outer closed textblock page edges as well. A grubby mark in the foredge margin of page 9. Pages are otherwise clean. No names or inscriptions. The binding is firm.The dust jacket has some light rubs to edges, significant foxing and a few other small brown stains to the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied in a loose protective film sleeve. pp. 191. A good reading copy. 031200 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel
Babel, Isaac ; edited by Nathalie Babel ; translated into English by Peter Constantine ; introduction by Cynthia Ozick W. W. Norton & Company New York and London 2002 0393324028 / 9780393324020 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. In very good condition, but the edges of the covers are curling and there are some light greyish marks to the covers. Small remainder mark (black marker pen dot) to the bottom closed textblock edge. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 511. 308734 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
21 The Golfers : The Inside Story
By Members of the Association of Golf Writers ; Dobereiner, Peter (edited by) ; with a foreword by Henry Cotton Collins 1982 0002163853 / 9780002163859 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original blue boards. Light foxing. A couple of small nicks and bumps to edges. Dust jacket not price clipped (£6.95). 190pp. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. VERY GOOD. 301151 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Forgotten Dream: Experience, Hope and God. Bampton Lectures for 1974.
Baelz, Peter Mowbrays London 1975 0264662008 / 9780264662008 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth. There's a previous owner's signature on the f.e.p. Dust jacket partially faded. Otherwise in VG clean, tight condition throughout. The dust jacket is supplied in a protective clear film sleeve (fully removable if preferred). pp. x, 148. 006995 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
22 Freedom to Publish: A report on obstacles to freedom in publishing prepared for the Congress of the International Publishers Association, Stockholm, May 1980
Calvocoressi, Peter & Bristow, Ann Almqvist & Wiksell International Sweden 1980 9122003614 / 9789122003618 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Small light mark to front cover, otherwise a nice clean copy. No inscriptions or markings. Binding tight and firm. 106pp. 013941 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 Mission to Tashkent
Bailey, Lieutenant-Colonel F. M. ; introduction and epilogue by Peter Hopkirk The Folio Society London 1999 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In good, clean condition but there is a forward lean to the spine and a page reference written on the front endpaper. No other marks. Slight bumps to a couple of corners. Lacks slipcase. Printed on Balmoral Wove paper and bound in quarter red cloth with paper sides printed with a facsmilie of the author's false passport as Joseph Kastamuni. pp. xxiii, 269. 104097 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
23 The Metaphysics of the Tractatus
Carruthers, Peter Cambridge University Press 1990 0521391318 / 9780521391313 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Contents clean. A couple of very slight bruises to the dust jacket edges. pp. xiv, 210. 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. (Books are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308673 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
9 A Book of Ducks [King Penguin 58]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; with plates and cover design by Peter Shepheard Penguin Books | King Penguin Harmondsworth 1951 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Shepheard, Peter 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pictorial boards. In only FAIR condition. First edition. The spine has been repaired to the full length with acid-free archival repair tissue. This goes over the top of an old sellotape repair - the old brittle tape has been removed but staining from the sellotape remains along the length of the spine. There is also loss to the spine, approx. 5.5cm. at the top end and a previous owner has typed a small strip where the title goes so you can read the title of the book. Heavy foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and inner hinges are good. Plates are quite clean; there are just a couple of foxing spots to a few plates and some very light creasing to a couple of plates. pp. 34, plates. 106756 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
24 Day Begins
Chard, Derick Robert Hale Limited London 1978 0709171048 / 9780709171041 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Black cloth hardback. Very clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Price clipped - the dust jacket is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve. 174pp. First edition. 'Fresh from university and full of enthusiasm for his new career as a policeman, Peter Day finds there are many pitfalls awaiting a new recruit, especially one who is prone to accidents and blessed with innocence.' 300249 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
10 A Book of Ducks [King Penguin 58]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; with plates by Peter Shepheard King Penguin 1951 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback King Penguin. Pictorial paper boards. Lacks dust jacket. First edition. Condition is only fair. The front endpaper and half-title page have been removed by a previous owner. The spine has been repaired to the full length with acid-free archival repair tissue. Small brown stain to the bottom edge of the front board. Crack to the front inner hinge where the two pages have been removed. The binding is otherwise quite firm and pages clean and bright, including plates. pp. 34, plates. Slight bowing to the front board. 106052 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
25 The Rediscovery of Ancient Egypt: Artists and Travellers in the 19th Century
Clayton, Peter A. Thames and Hudson London 1990 0500012849 / 9780500012840 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket; both in very good condition. The pages have slightly darkened / yellowed at the edges. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 192pp. 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. 105693 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
11 Right Royal Bastards: The Fruits of Passion
Beauclerk-Dewar, Peter ; Powell, Roger S. ; with a foreword by HRH The Duke of Gloucester Burke's Peerage and Gentry 2006 0971196680 / 9780971196681 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. A good reading copy. Some creasing to the covers. Previous owner's name and address written at the top edge of the half-title page. Plates protrude slightly from the textblock edges but the binding is firm. pp. xviii, 206. 308163 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
26 Chipping Camden School 1440-1990
Cook, Robert Peter I. Drinkwater Shipston-on-Stour 1990 0946643369 / 9780946643363 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Stapled booklet format. In excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 66. 305346 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
12 Charlie B: A Biography of Lord Beresford of Metemmeh and Curraghmore
Bennett, Geoffrey Peter Dawnay Ltd London 1968 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards, bruised at the spine ends and corners. Top edge tinted red, but with some pale splash marks in evidence. The binding is firm. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1968). Some scattered foxing throughout (not extensive though it is more heavy to the closed textblock page edges). pp. xii, 378. The dust jacket has torn the full length of the spine / front joint, is rubbed, chipped, torn and creased at the edges, and has some loss at the spine ends. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 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. 309052 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
27 Painting with Pastels: Learn how to create beautiful paintings [Step-by-step Leisure Arts No. 4]
Coombs, Peter Search Press London 2010 0855328991 / 9780855328993 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. £6.99. Peter Coombs show hos to paint beautiful vibrant pictures using over 75 step-by-step photographs and a variety of inspirational paintings. Learn how to blend and merge colours, how to create beautiful skies, landscapes and waterscapes and how to capture light, shade and atmosphere. 48pp. 304207 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
 
13 Odo's Hanging
Benson, Peter Hodder & Stoughton United Kingdom 1993 0340580151 / 9780340580158 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Original brown boards. Bumped at the top corners and a small bump at the top edge of the rear board and lightly bruised at the spine ends. The pages have slightly darkened / tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is lightly bruised at the edges. Front flap not price clipped. Historical novel set in Norman England and depicting events from the Bayeux Tapestry. 251pp. 013100 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
28 The Langley Family and its Cartulary: A Study in late medieval Gentry [Dugdale Society Occasional Papers, No. 22]
Coss, Peter R. The Dugdale Society 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Booklet. Stapled binding. Some pencil marks to the text - line marks in margins and a little underlining. 22pp. 103388 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
14 El Exorcista
Blatty, William Peter Plaza & Janes Spain 1974 840130991 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Text is in Spanish - en Espanol. Clean copy, no names or inscriptions. 358pp. The dust jacket is slightly rubbed and nicked at the edges, with a pale stain at the head of the spine. The DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Pages tanned / browned. 038786 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
29 Thinking Aloud: Fragments of Autobiography
Cotes, Peter Peter Owen 1993 0720609003 / 9780720609004 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
VG. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a few short tears to the top edge. Not price clipped [£18.95]. 208pp. 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). 303374 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Adventures of the Wishing Chair
Blyton, Enid ; cover and interior illustrations by Joe Berger Egmont UK Limited London 2015 1405278633 / 9781405278638 First Thus Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket - excellent, fine condition. RRP. £14.99. 173pp. A beautiful deluxe hardback edition of this children's classic. Can you imagine anything quite so exciting as being flown to fairytale lands and granted your every wish? Mollie and Peter can't quite believe their luck when they discover a magical flying chair that does just this! And so begins the most marvellous adventures full of giants, pixies, disappearing islands and many many more... 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. 305017 
Price: 13.49 GBP

 
30 Sleeping Where I Fall [Inscribed by the Author]
Coyote, Peter Counterpoint Washington, D. C. 1998 1887178678 / 9781887178679 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. 3rd impression. The boards are bumped at the spine ends, lightly bruised at the corners, with a minor bump to the bottom edge of the front board. Inscribed to the film producer Hercules Bellville (1939-2009) on the half-title page, signed Peter Coyote in full, and dated July 2002. Dust jacket is bumped at the spine ends, further minor bruises to edges, and some light grey marks to the back cover. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 367. 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. 106850 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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