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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 Casting of Nets
Bagot, Richard Edward Arnold 1901 Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback. Blue cloth. 8th impression. The binding is rubbed and nicked at the head and tail of the spine, and at the corners. Heavy rubs to spine edges. Foxing throughout. Spine leans forwards. The binding is cracked at both inner hinges. Binding otherwise holds fine. Previous owner's name and date written on the front endpaper. 358pp. An acceptable reading / reference copy. 018264 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
2 Industrial Locomotives, Including Preserved and Minor Railway Locomotives (Handbook 10EL)
Industrial Railway Society London 1994 0901096806 / 9780901096807 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pencil notes to the half-title page and some marks in pencil to the margins. Reading creases to spine. 316pp. A good working / reference copy. 022884 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 Gaiety Girl
Baker, Amy J. Hutchinson London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
FAIR ONLY. 1st edition. Original green boards. Lacks dust jacket. Spine faded. Previous owner's signature on the f.e.p. Some foxing. Grubby mark on p. 104. Partial crack to paper join of the rear inner hinge with some residue on the rear pastedown, as though something was previously pasted there. Rusted metal twist, such as usually seen in lending library copies, has been removed from the spine. Rusty marks and holes to the pages at the spine to c. 6 pages in the middle of the book where hook was removed. Acceptable reading copy. 208pp. 300937 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Paris Review, Number 49
Jonathan Cape | Doubleday & Company 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Rubs to the edges of the card covers. Some discolouration to the white parts of the covers. Light reading creases to the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 206. 308145 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 Wittgenstein: Meaning and Understanding (Essays on the Philosophical Investigations Volume 1)
Baker, G. P. ; Hacker, P. M. S. Basil Blackwell 1992 0631130713 / 9780631130710 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Some thumbing marks and foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. A reading crease to the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A good study / reference copy. pp. xxv, 374. 308678 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
4 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 7" - 9" 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

 
19 Ruth Petrovna: Teaching Russians - The Inspiring Story of Lifelong Missionary Ruth Deyneka Shalanko Erdel (SIGNED COPY)
Barrett, Eric & Barrett, Gillian Slavik Gospel Association Illinois 1998 1567730027 / 9781567730029 Paperback Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Bump to the top corner of the book, which has slightly dented the front cover and top page edges. Otherwise very slight cover wear only. No reading creases. Signed by the authors on the title page, and there is an additional bible quotation written on the title page in a different hand. 271pp. 039727 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
5 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

 
20 The Sign of The Cross
Barrett, Wilson Grayson and Grayson Curzon Street, London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original red boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine and the spine has faded. Light bruising to spine ends. Bumps to the lower corners. Previous owner's name written on the front endpaper. The binding is firm. A little foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to the preliminary pages. A little pink / red colour bleed from the binding to the bottom outer closed textblock edge. pp. 316. Publication date not stated. A good reading copy. 308224 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
6 Georgian Stories 1926
Alexander, Sandra ; Armstrong, Martin ; Coppard, A. E. ; Delafield, E. M. ; Maugham, W. Somerset ; et al. Chapman and Hall Ltd London 1926 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
A reading copy only. The boards have bowed, covers are rubbed, cloth fraying at spine ends, spine faded. The front pastedown has a large mark where it looks like a label may have been removed. Binding shaken but all pages present and bound in. No loose pages. Some foxing throughout. A good readable copy if you are not concerned about appearance. pp. viii, 291. 306194 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
21 Cyfansoddiadau a Beirniadaethau: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Frenhinol Cymru - Caernarfon A'r Cylch 1979
Bassett, T. M. (ed.) Yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Wales 1979 0850888913 / 9780850888911 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Text is in Welsh. A light reading crease to the spine, some light cover wear & fading to edges and spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 230pp. 050569 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 Malay Customs and Traditions
Alhady, Alwi Bin Sheikh Donald Moore for Eastern Universities Press Ltd Singapore 1962 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Softback with card covers. Some reading creases to the spine. Pages have significantly browned / darkened. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A small greasy mark on the title page and copyright page. Binding is firm. Good condition. Subjects include customs, piercings, marriages, funerals, language etiquette and laws. pp. xv, 128. 105635 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
22 Cyfansoddiadau a Beirniadaethau: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Frenhinol Cymru - Dyffryn Clwyd 1973
Bassett, T. M. (ed.) Yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Wales 1973 0850882133 / 9780850882131 Soft Cover Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Text is in Welsh. Reading creases to the spine, some light cover wear. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 208pp. 050562 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
8 Ten Crowded Hours
Alington, C. A. Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd [1944] London 1944 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated [1944]. Red boards. The boards are quite bent. There is a pale stain to the top of the textblock edge, affecting about an inch of the textblock next to the spine and the very top of the margins of nearly all pages. It is very pale. Previous owner's red ink name and address stamp on the half-title and title pages and also on the last page. A perfectly good, clean copy for reference / reading copy. 152pp. 303742 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
23 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 7 - 9" 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

 
 
9 Kant's Transcendental Idealism: An Interpretation and Defense
Allison, Henry E. Yale University Press 1983 0300036299 / 9780300036299 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back. In used but still good condition - there are reading creases to the spine, minor creases to the corners of the covers, crossed out name inside the front cover and a few foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. Pages clean. A good working / study copy. pp. ix, 389. 309076 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
24 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 7 - 9" 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

 
 
10 Matthew Arnold
Allott, Kenneth (ed.) G. Bell & Sons Ltd. 1975 0713518561 / 9780713518566 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
Looks read with reading creases to the spine, but otherwise very tidy. No names or inscriptions. 353pp. Image available on request. 011290 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 Helen with the High Hand, an Idyllic Diversion
Bennett, Arnold Hodder and Stoughton 1915 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Original red boards. A new edition, 1915. The boards have faded at the spine, rubbed at the spine ends with some fraying to the cloth, a small white mark to the spine. Endpapers have browned significantly. A few foxing spots. Generally grey / thumbed outer closed textblock page edges. Correction fluid over a previous owner's name written at the top edge of the half-title page. The binding is firm. A good reading copy. pp. vi, 256. 307287 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Knights of Aristophanes
Aristophanes; Edited By Robert Alexander Neil Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1909 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback. Original red cloth. The boards are a little dull / darkened and have minor rubs to the edges. Very small black ink stain to the bottom corner of the rear board. There are EXTENSIVE NOTES written throughout the text, in pencil. Three previous owner's names and addresses written on the front pastedown and endpaper. The binding is firm; still a quite acceptable reading / reference copy. A long flattened crease to the rear endpaper. pp. xiv, 229. Reprint; was first published in 1901. 040900 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
26 The City of Pleasure [The Wayfarer's Library series]
Bennett, Arnold J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd [c. 1914] London 1914 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Original red boards. Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1914. Wayfarer's Library seres, with colour frontispiece and colour detail to the title page. There is a slight lean to the spine, bruising to spine ends and corners. Some foxing to textblock edges and a few light grubby handling marks to page margins (not many). pp. 254. A good reading copy. 307289 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 Joseph Ashby of Tysoe 1859-1919: A Study of English Village Life
Ashby, M. K. ; with an introduction by E. P. Thompson The Merlin Press Ltd London 1979 085036180x / 9780850361803 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. Good condition. There are some reading creases to the spine and a rubbed patch to the front cover. Faint imprints to the front endpaper from an old pencil price mark. Spine faded. A few foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge and a few light handling marks to outer closed textblock foredge. Binding is firm and tight. Pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xx, 303. 306739 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
27 The Italics Are Mine
Berberova, Nina Chatto and Windus London 1991 0701136987 / 9780701136987 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in good condition. All outer closed textblock edges are foxed (quite heavily) and the pages are browned / tanned. Pale indentation on the f.e.p. from a previous pencilled price mark. No names or inscriptions. 600pp. A working / reading copy. 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. 103704 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
13 Eve's Adventures: A Submarine Fantasy [Inscribed by the author]
Ashton, S. [pseud. of Eustace Fulcrand Bosanquet] ; illustrated by Dorothy Furniss Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd [1904] London 1904 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback. Blue cloth with gilt decoration. Publication date not stated but is 1904. Inscribed by the author at the top edge of the front endpaper. The inscription reads: Pamela, with the Author's love - [signed] EFB 10/9/4. The boards are bowed / bent and are rubbed at the spine and corners, with a short snag in the cloth at the spine, approx. 3cm from the base of the spine, fraying to the cloth at the spine ends and a short split of approx. 1cm in the cloth at the top of the spine / joint with front board and another at the bottom of the spine / joint with rear board. Some pale splash marks to the boards, which are also faded at the spine and edges. The binding is shaken in a few places but holds. Some bubbles to the pastedowns. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings by Dorothy Furniss, daughter of Harry Furniss; two of the illustrations have been coloured with watercolour paint (quite neatly though one has a smudge). A few minor grubby handling marks to pages. Overall an acceptable reading or reference copy of this scarce children's mermaid story. pp. 142. 106089 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
28 The Principles of Thermodynamics
Birtwistle, George Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1931 Blue Cloth Good+ No Jacket 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Reading lean to the spine, bumps to cover edges. Name to the front endpaper, small bookseller sticker to the front pastedown. Light foxing to endpapers and closed page edges. 168pp. 036520 
Price: 6.95 GBP

 
 
14 Letters to Young Fly-Fishers
Aston, Sir George Philip Allan & Co., Ltd London 1926 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" 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

 
29 Sermons, Volume The Second (The Twelfth edition)
Blair, Hugh A. Strahan and T. Cadell | W. Creech London and Edinburgh 1789 Leather Bound Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Full tree calf with black and red labels to the spine, gilt titles and spine decoration. No raised bands. The upper, or front, board is very nearly detached and hangs by a thread. Lower board is quite firm; has some cracks to the joint. Loss to the spine ends. Heavily rubbed corners. The pages are bright and clean throughout and the textblock binding is firm; a couple of very minor marks only to pages. Contemporary bookplate on the front pastedown. pp. viii, 458, + publisher's list. 21.3cm tall. A quite acceptable reading, reference or repair copy. 309126 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Colour of Rain
Aydy, Catherine ; dust jacket design by Osbert Lancaster Weidenfeld and Nicolson New Bond Street, London 1963 First Edition Hardcover Fair Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original black boards. In fair condition only. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are quite a few marked passages in the text - marked with a line or a cross in the margin, in pen. Pages have age-toned but not heavily browned. pp. 144. The greyed and torn dust jacket has unfortunately been covered, by a previous owner, in a NON-REMOVABLE, clear sticky back plastic. An acceptable reading / reference copy of this scarce novel. 307312 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
30 Problems in the Different Branches of Philosophy, Adapted to the Course of Reading Pursued in the University of Cambridge [Leather Bound]
Bland, Miles (ed.) Whittaker, Treacher & Co. London Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
n.d. Date not stated. Bound in full leather. Blind stamping to the front cover (shield in centre), raised bands with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Marbled endpapers. In very good overall condition for its age. Leather is a little bumped and scuffed to the extremeties. The pages are badly foxed, but are free from names or inscriptions. An attractive binding. 374pp. 035811 
Price: 95.00 GBP

 
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