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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 The Second Chair
Aitkin, Don Angus & Robertson Publishers Australia 1977 0207134952 / 9780207134951 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Previous owner's name written at the top edge of the front endpaper and there is a forwards lean to the spine. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. 247pp. First edition of author's first novel. Spine of the dust jacket slightly faded. Some rubs to the dust jacket at the top of the spine and to the top corners. 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. 303743 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
2 History of All Saints' School, Bloxham, 1860-1910.
Published at the School | printed by Cheney and Sons, Banbury Bloxham 1925 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition, with supplement. Hardback. No dust jacket. Original black boards, with silver titles. The boards are mottled (previous exposure to damp conditions). The binding is firm and pages are clean. Inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. xi, 118, [4], 19. 308963 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 The Republic in Danger: General Maurice Gamelin and the politics of French defence, 1933-1940
Alexander, Martin S. Cambridge University Press 1992 0521372348 / 9780521372343 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue cloth binding. Clean, tight and unmarked; a super copy. pp. xiv, 573. 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. 106024 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
 
3 Punch, Or The London Charivari 1880, Vols 78 and 79 [The full year bound in one single volume]
Published at The Office Fleet Street, London 1880 Half Leather Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Comprises Punch volumes 78 and 79 bound together in one volume - the full year of 1880, plus the week of the 3rd January, 1880 which is actually the end of Volume 77; pp. 301-312. Half calf binding. Spines gilt in six compartments, with bands. Marbled boards. Leather good, light rubs but a short crack to the front joint, c. one inch at the top. Some surface rubs to the boards. Inside, front inner hinge is very good; rear inner hinge full-length crack, exposing the cords. Binding holds fairly firm on the cords. The rest of the binding is strong. Previous owner's signature on the second f.f.e.p.. Foxing to prelims. Some light foxing to pages (nothing heavy). A good copy in handsome binding. Bound by Jarrolds Binders, Norwich. pp. iv, 301-312 [Vol. 77, 3 Jan], 312 [Jan 10 - July 3], iv, 312 [July 10 - Jan 1]. A VERY HEAVY book - 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. 104056 
Price: 38.00 GBP

 
18 Geography of Manufacturing
Alexandersson, Gunnar Prentice Hall New Jersey 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. Previous owner's name written neatly inside on the f.e.p. Minor rubs to cover edges. 154pp. 049542 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
4 Punch, Or The London Charivari 1886, Vols 90 and 91 [The full year bound in one single volume]
Published at The Office Fleet Street, London 1886 Half Leather Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Comprises Punch volumes 90 and 91 bound together in one volume - the full year of 1886. Half calf binding. Spines gilt in six compartments, with bands. Marbled boards. Leather fairly good, light rubs but there is a repaired split to the front joint, c. bottom 3-4 inches of the front joint. The repair looks fine but does not look that strong. Some surface rubs to the boards. Inside, light partial crack to the front inner hinge; rear inner hinge strong. Binding holds firm and tight. Previous owner's signature on the second f.f.e.p.. Foxing to prelims. Some light foxing to pages (nothing heavy). A good copy in handsome binding. Bound by Jarrolds Binders, Norwich. pp. iv, 312 [Jan 2 - June 26], iv, 312 [July 3 - Dec 25]. A VERY HEAVY book - 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. 104055 
Price: 33.00 GBP

 
19 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

 
 
5 Punch, Or The London Charivari 1907, Volume 133 - July to December 1907
Published at The Office Fleet Street, London 1907 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Comprises a single Punch volume, no. 133 for the second half of the year 1907. Original maroon cloth binding, with gilt stamped Mr Punch and black floral scroll pattern on the upper board. Blind stamped floral scroll pattern to the lower board and gilt caricatures and titles to the spine. The binding is faded at the spine and cloth frayed and bruised at the spine ends. Corners lightly rubbed and bumped. A few small marks to the boards. The binding is firm and inner hinges good - just short cracks to the top and bottom of the rear inner hinge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some very light foxing to first few pages and endpapers. Pages in very good, clean condition. pp. 1-468 [July 3 - Dec 25]. 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. 308478 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
20 Thumbelina
Andersen, Hans Christian ; illustrated by Lin Utzon ; translated from the original Danish text by Jean Hersholt Scandinavia Publishing House Denmark 2005 8772478616 / 9788772478616 Hardcover Fine Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
A coffee table art book by acclaimed Danish artist Lin Utzon. Die cut patterns on top of illustrations, inspired by Hans Christian Andersens original die cuts. A second-hand book in excellent condition throughout. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 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). 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. 302296 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
6 Punch, Or The London Charivari 1909, Volume 137 - July to December 1909
Published at The Office Fleet Street, London 1909 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Comprises a single Punch volume, no. 137 for the second half of the year 1909. Original maroon cloth binding, with gilt stamped Mr Punch and black floral scroll pattern on the upper board. Blind stamped floral scroll pattern to the lower board and gilt caricatures and titles to the spine. The binding is faded at the spine, there is a one inch split to the cloth in the centre of the spine, and cloth is bruised and rubbed at the spine ends. Corners rubbed and top corners bumped. A couple of very light marks to the boards. The binding is firm; there is an approx. 2 inch crack to the front inner hinge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing to first few pages and endpapers. Pages are in very good, clean condition. pp. 1-468 [July 7 - Dec 29]. 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. 308479 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
21 The Emperor's New Clothes
Andersen, Hans Christian ; illustrated by Michael Adams The Unicorn Publishing House New Jersey 1990 0881011061 / 9780881011067 Hardcover Near Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Second impression. In really nice, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Just a few very light handling creases to a few pages. Slim unpaginated children's picture book, text on one side, full page illustrations on the other. 306413 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 Strand Magazine, August 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" 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

 
22 Misericords: Medieval Life in English Woodcarving [King Penguin 72]
Anderson, M. D. ; cover design by Berthold Wolpe Penguin Books | King Penguin 1956 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Printed pictorial boards. Second impression; was first published two years prior in 1954. Light rubs and minor bruising to the spine ends and corners. Very short nick to the boards at the head of the spine. Boards are bright and clean. The binding is firm. Inner hinges and spine are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to endpapers, prelims, and to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 32, plates. 106766 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Pop Annual
The Daily Sketch and Sunday Graphic Ltd [c. 1945] London 1945 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1945. 80 page of cartoons reproduced from 'The Daily Sketch'. In good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light rubs to cover edges. Small rust mark to back cover. 80pp. 105493 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 My Name Is Million
Anon. Faber and Faber London 1941 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1940, this is the 4th impression of 1941. Original red boards. A few tiny marks to the spine and some light bruising to the spine ends. Previous owner's name, place and date written on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages are clean throughout, except a previous owner has pencilled the title of the book in the bottom margin of page 257. pp. 284. 309345 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
9 The War List of Clare College, Cambridge (1939-1945)
Cambridge University Press [c. 1948] 1948 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small booklet. Small repaired tear to the base of the spine. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Good condition. Clean inside. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 61. Roll of Honour and Record of Service lists. 308505 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 Ship's Cook Ginger
Ardizzone, Edward Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2007 1845075749 / 9781845075743 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked and appears barely read. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 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. The 11th and final title in Ardizzone's wonderful Little Tim series. When the crew of the Claribel fall sick, the second mate takes charge. He orders Tim to steer east - but Tim knows that this will lead the ship on to deadly rocks! The second mate, who is a terrible bully, refuses to listen. What can Tim do to save the ship? First published in 1977; this is a 2007 reissue. 309099 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 Papers on The Economics of Oil
Abdel-Fadil, Mahmoud (edited by) Published for the State of Kuwait on behalf of the OAPEC by Oxford University Press 1979 0198771517 / 9780198771517 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second-hand paperback in VG clean condition. Slight flattened crease to the front cover. No names or inscriptions. 111pp. 301911 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 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

 
 
11 Arabian Jazz
Abu-Jaber W. W. Norton & Company 2003 0393324222 / 9780393324228 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 374. 309006 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
26 Dersu the Trapper, a True Account
Arseniev, V. K. ; translated by Malcolm Burr and with a preface by Jaimy Gordon McPherson and Company 1996 0929701496 / 9780929701493 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. pp. xii, 352. 309018 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
12 A History of the Maghrib
Abun-Nasr, Jamil M. Cambridge University Press 1975 0521207037 / 9780521207034 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Original brown boards. No dust jacket. Stamped 'defective copy' on the title page and the front pastedown has a binding flaw where the pastedown has been glued folded under at the top corner. The book is otherwise in very good, clean condition. pp. x, 422. 105364 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 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

 
 
13 Dance History: A Methodology for Study
Adshead, Janet ; Layson, June (edited by) Dance Books Ltd Cecil Court, London 1983 0903102749 / 9780903102742 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight creasing to the back cover and to bottom corner of the front cover. Still clean and tight. 216pp. 104247 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
28 The People of England: A Short Social and Economic History
Ashley, Maurice Weideneld and Nicolson London 1982 0297781782 / 9780297781783 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper 'to Professor and Sonia Hawkes'. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes and bears his notes and shortened signature (initials) in pencil on the front endpaper. Textblock is annotated with some pencil and pen notes and underlining and there is a typewritten sheet loosely enclosed with Christopher's suggested amendments for the second edition; amendments submitted January 1983. pp. viii, 214. 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. 307039 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
14 Scar on the Stone : Contemporary Poetry from Bosnia
Agee, Chris (edited by) Bloodaxe Books Ltd 1998 1852244151 / 9781852244156 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very good clean condition paperback. Second-hand but barely read / unread. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 208pp. Original RRP. 8.95. 301078 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
29 Atom
Aylett, Steve Phoenix House 2000 1861591241 / 9781861591241 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original purple cloth boards. Second-hand. Book and dust jacket both in excellent FINE condition. Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 137pp. 101807 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
15 Novel With Cocaine
Ageyev, M. ; translated from the Russian by Michael Henry Heim Northwestern University Press 1998 0810117096 / 9780810117099 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight condition - very near fine but there is a bend / curve to the textblock, which may flatten out when the book has sat flat for a while. Otherwise unmarked and appears unread. pp. viii, 204. 309040 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
30 The Chemistry of Life: An Easy Outline of Biochemistry (The Thinker's Library, No. 103)
Bacon, J. S. D. Watts & Co. 1947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Second impression of the second edition in the Thinker's Library edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards with black titles. Boards lightly bruised at spine ends. Binding firm and pages clean but with some light foxing to top outer closed textblock edge. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a couple of short tears, small nicks and minor rubs to the edges. pp. viii, 120. 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. 105505 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
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