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1 A Dictionary of Dates, Brought Down to the Present Day [Everyman's Library No 554]
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd London 1918 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original pink / plum cloth. Faded at the spine. 2nd reprint, with additions. There are just a couple of foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Otherwise, binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 304. 306542 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
16 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 7 - 9" 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

 
 
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 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

 
 
3 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 9 - 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

 
18 Translation Studies (third edition)
Bassnett, Susan Routledge 2010 0415280141 / 9780415280143 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. Some very light rubs to the cover edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions but there are a few pen annotations and a little underlining in the text (a few pages - not extensive notes). pp. xii, 176. Still a good reference / study copy. 308513 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Bodleian Library Heraldry - Catalogue of an Exhibition held during 1967
Bodleian Library Oxford 1967 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Simple printed booklet in red card covers. A previous owner has written the title neatly on the spine. There are some notes / marks in the text in pen (not extensive). Some creasing to the front cover and some light marks to the back cover. Binding is firm. A good working / reference copy. 58pp + black and white plates. 305750 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
19 How to Make the Best of Life
Bennett, Arnold Hodder and Stoughton [c.1920s] London 1923 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. First published in 1923, I believe this copy to be a slightly later 1920s reprint. Original red cloth binding. Some marks to the boards and a forwards lean to the spine. Previous owner's name and address written in pencil on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean, except for a few very light pencil marks in page margins. A little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 319. Arnold Bennett's rather dubious thoughts on life, love, relationships, marriage, bringing up children, and so on. 307060 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
5 A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its associated grave-goods. Complete 2 Volume set.
Abercromby, The Hon. John Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Burgundy red buckram library bindings. Top edges gilt. Complete in 2 volumes. Ex-municipal reference library volumes, i.e. these volumes were held in the library for reference only, not for loan. Library bookplate on the front pastedowns and shelf classification marks at the top edges of the front pastedowns. Blind embossed oval library identification stamp to many pages, mostly to the top margins. Plate II in Volume I has a repaired tear to the top edge; repaired with what looks like a conservation grade paper repair tissue. Contents complete - meet collation. pp. 163 [+ Plates I-LXI]; 128 [+ Plates LXII-CX]. Plates printed in sepia tones, showing numbered artefacts and with descriptions at the bottom of each plate. 33.5cm tall. Please contact us if you would like to see further photographs of these volumes - we can email them to you upon request. Large and heavy volumes. DELIVERY: The cost of sending these within the UK MAINLAND is included in the price. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY: please contact us before ordering. May be available but at significant extra costs. A discount on postage is available for collection from our shop premises in Banbury, Oxfordshire - please enquire. 105357 
Price: 245.00 GBP

 
20 Meaning, Reference and Necessity: New Studies in Semantics
Blackburn, Simon (edited by) Cambridge University Press 1975 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. A few formulas written in pencil on the rear endpaper. Slight abrasion to the front pastedown where it looks like a sticker may have been removed. Otherwise good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. ix, 210. 309083 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 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

 
21 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

 
 
7 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

 
22 French Rural History: An Essay on its Basic Characteristics
Bloch, Marc ; with a foreword by Bryce Lyon ; translated from the French by Janet Sondheimer Routledge and Kegan Paul 1978 0710089023 / 9780710089021 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. A good working copy. There is a forwards lean to the spine and reading creases to the spine. There are some marks to the pages in pencil - some underlining, a few notes (not extensive). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxxiii, 258. A good study / reference copy. 107009 
Price: 12.00 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 An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals, 2 Vols.
Bourne, Gilbert C. G. Bell & Sons Ltd. London 1918 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Published 1918 (Vol. I) & 1919 (Vol. II). Reference / working copies only. Volume one is FAIR / POOR - the boards are worn and marked, with splits to the cloth at the spine edges and corner, inner hinges cracked and there is annotation to the text and pencilled notes on the rear endpaper. Volume two is FAIR / GOOD - some marks to the text and boards. Spines of both volumes are faded. It looks as though f.e.p.s have been removed from both vols. 299pp & 321pp. 18.5cm. Vol. I is 5th edition, revised ; Vol. II is 9th edition, revised. 023592 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 Munimenta Academica, or Documents Illustrative of Academical Life and Studies at Oxford (Complete in 2 Volumes)
Anstey, Rev. Henry Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer London 1868 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Part I: Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum; Part II: Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum, Accedunt Acta Curiae Cancellarii et Memoranda ex Registris Nonnulla. Quarter cloth - brown cloth spines with black paper sides. Boards are significantly rubbed at the edges and corners in particular, though surfaces also rubbed. Spine ends are bumped with some fraying to the cloth at the spine ends. Inscriptions on the front endpapers. Binding is sound and hinges are good. There are quite a lot of passages marked throughout the text with a green chalk pencil - this is three vertical lines of green pencil running through all the marked passages; there are a lot of them. Some pages are uncut at the top edge. A good working or reference set only. pp. cl, 366; [4], 367-859. A 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. 035861 
Price: 34.00 GBP

 
24 The Alternatives
Brogan, Colm Michael Joseph London 1964 Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Right-Angle Books paperback. Covers are browned and rubbed. Pages are tanned. 96pp. The textblock is just starting to pull away from the covers inside. Overall, a good reading or reference copy. 034980 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
10 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

 
25 Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference: Its Origin and Scope
Carl, Wolfgang Cambridge University Press 1994 0521398169 / 9780521398169 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Slight fading to the covers at the spine. Otherwise very good, clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 220. 308686 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
11 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

 
26 Medals of the British Army and How They Were Won: The Crimean Campaign
Carter, Thomas Groombridge and Sons London 1861 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Binding tatty. Ex-Library. Missing 2 plates of 6 (the last two are missing). Text complete. One page coming loose. pp. x, 185. Front inner hinge cracked. Sporadic foxing. Suitable as reading or reference copy only. 302703 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
12 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

 
27 The Golden Sovereign, A conclusion to Over the Bridge
Church, Richard William Heinemann Ltd 1957 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Previous owner's Book Society bookplate on the front pastedown. Original red boards. a cup ring mark to the centre of the front board. Some light sporadic foxing. The binding is firm. Some creasing and grubby marks to the dust jacket, including pink marks to the back cover and the front flap. The dust jacket is also worn at the edges - rubbed, torn and chipped with minor loss and has darkened spine and edges. A good solid reading / reference copy. 245pp. 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. 105496 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
13 A Guide to the Examination of the Nose, with remarks on the diagnosis of diseases of the nasal cavities
Baber, E. Cresswell H. K. Lewis London 1886 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Olive green cloth. This is an ex-university library copy from the Anatomical Department Library at the University of Cambridge. It was evidently just for reference, rather than borrowing, as there are no borrowing marks; there are just a few department library stamps. The book is otherwise in VG clean condition. pp. xii, 163 + publisher's catalogue pages. 102585 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
28 Strangers & Sojourners at Port Royal: Being an Account of the Connections Between the British Isles and the Jansenists of France and Holland
Clark, Ruth Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Some streaky marks to the boards and some chips to the spine, plus fraying to cloth at the top edge. Otherwise good. Binding firm and pages clean. Previous owner's name, place and date written on the f.e.p. pp. xvix, 360. A sound working / reference copy. 033963 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
14 Thought and Reference
Bach, Kent Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1987 0198249837 / 9780198249832 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Lightly bruised edges. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. No writing to pages. pp. ix, 305. 309075 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
29 A Compleat History of The Holy Bible, contained in the Old and New Testament, Volume I [vol. I only, incomplete]
Clarke, Laurence Printed for the Author [c. 1737] 1737 Leather Bound Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a POOR condition copy, offered for sale for historic interest / as a textual reference copy. It lacks all plates / illustrations. This copy also lacks preliminary pages, including the title page, and lacks the first few pages of the Preface, beginning with page vii of the Preface to the Old Testament. Dated to the 1737 edition from the pagination (which differs from other editions). pp. vii-xii (preface); 13-616; + index (46 pages, complete). There are a few ink marginal notes. One leaf is loose (pp. 51-54). Contemporary binding is okay - heavily rubbed but boards are attached; half of front pastedown torn away, exposing board underneath and front inner hinge very weak due to the loss of preliminary pages, exposing sewing and underside of leather; rear endpaper removed; some minor historic worming damage to the gutters (mostly confined to the first part of the textblock and text unaffected); pale brown stains to pages 117-129, to the edges of pages 321-328, 353-367, 577-592. A tear in the middle of page 449/450 (no loss to text). Apart from the first few pages of the Preface the text is complete, making this a potentially useful study / reference copy but please note again, LACKS all plates. 24.5 x 19 x 4.5cm. 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. 309002 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
15 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

 
30 Samplers Yesterday and Today
Colby, Averil B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1964 First Edition Hardcover Fair Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. An EX-LIBRARY copy with the usual library stamps and marks (a college library, rather than public library). Except for the stamps the pages are quite clean but there is a small light brown stain to the foredge to the c. last 20 pages. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with some short tears, and the top corner of the front flap has been torn off. A library dust jacket cover (now removed) has kept the DJ quite clean; there are small residue sellotape marks to the rear flap and endpaper. A good working / reference copy. pp. 266. 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. 308208 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
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