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1 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

 
16 In the Rainforest
Caufield, Catherine Alfred A. Knopf New York 1985 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Original green boards - cloth spine, paper sides - very slightly faded at the edges. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean. Deckled foredges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. ix, [2], 304. The dust jacket is faded at the spine but otherwise very good. Front flap not price clipped. 307317 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 Paisaje de Chile
Impresos Alguero Ltda | Jack Ceitelis | Librairie Francaise 1982 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Beige imitation leather boards with gilt titles. The dust jacket has some tears to the edges and some of these have been reinforced with sellotape to the underside. The book itself is in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Text is in Spanish, English and French and comes with a loose stapled booklet with a German translation as well. A book of colour photographs. 128pp. 25.5 x 30.5cm landscape. 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. 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. 305867 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 Nuclear Know-How! with an element of truth
Central Electricity Generating Board Publicity Services - South East Central Electricity Generating Board Sumner Street, London Soft cover Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Slim stapled promotional booklet. Illustrated cartoon-style information (presumably aimed at children) describing nuclear power. 20 pages including covers. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1980s-1990s. In very good, clean condition. 307988 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
3 Little Women (Collector's Library series)
Alcott, Louisa May ; with an afterword by Anna South Barnes & Noble | CRW Publishing New York 2004 076075084X / 9780760750841 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth boards. Red ribbon page marker. All edges gilt. In excellent, fine condition, in a very near fine dust jacket - the dust jacket is very slightly faded at the spine. pp. 327. 15.5 x 10cm. 308761 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 Rural Rides
Cobbett, William ; edited by Ian Dyck ; intro. by Richard Ingrams ; illustrated by Joe McLaren The Folio Society London 2010 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition. [Original Folio Society price new 39.95]. Printed on Abbey Wove paper. Quarter-bound by Lachenmaier in cloth with front board blocked with a design by Joe McLaren. pp. xiii, 502. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than the quoted rate and charged at cost. 25cm.. 101761 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
4 South America: An Introductory Survey
Ashton, E. G. George G. Harrap & Co Ltd. London 1950 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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

 
19 Disgrace
Coetzee, J. M. ; with an introduction by Christopher Hope and illustrations by Andrew Gibson The Folio Society London 2011 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 
Hardback with slipcase, both in excellent, fine condition. Shrinkwrapped. Bound in brown cloth and presented in a plain black slipcase. 224pp. Winner of the Booker Prize in 1999. 23.5cm. After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing to admit his guilt, but refusing to yield to pressure to repent publicly, he resigns and retreats to his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding. For a time, his daughter's influence and the natural rhythms of the farm promise to harmonise his discordant life. But the balance of power in the country is shifting. He and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack which brings into relief all the faultlines in their relationship. 306925 
Price: 26.50 GBP

 
 
5 The Mango Orchard
Bayley, Robin: Travelling Back to the Secret Heart of Mexico Preface Publishing 2010 1848092237 / 9781848092235 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st ed. Second-hand hardback in excellent fine condition. Unmarked. The dust jacket is presented by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 277pp. 301783 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
20 The Penguin Book of Latin American Short Stories
Colchie, Thomas (edited by) Viking | Penguin 1992 0670842990 / 9780670842995 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The binding is firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages have tanned / browned at the edges and there are some light marks to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Tiny bumps to a couple of corners. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine edge of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xiv, 430. 26 short stories, with short biographies of the authors. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 308314 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
6 Lost City of the Incas: The Story of Machu Picchu and its Builders
Bingham, Hiram The Folio Society London 2004 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
An excellent copy in an excellent, near fine slipcase. pp.xviii, 266. 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. 103237 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
21 A Hunter's Life in South Africa Volume I (Facsimile reproduction of the 1850 edition: Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa)
Cumming, R Gordon ; with introduction by Professor James A Casada Books of Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Zimbabwe 1980 086920209x / 9780869202098 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown cloth hardback. Previous owner's name (biro) crossed out on the front endpaper. Small light grubby mark on the front endpaper. Contents clean. Binding firm and square. xvii, 389pp. Volume I only. The dust jacket is rubbed and worn at the edges - now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 22cm. 100337 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Last Great Journey on Earth
Branston, Brian Hodder and Stoughton London 1970 0340106298 / 9780340106297 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original green boards. There are just a few pencil line marks marking passages in the margins. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has unfortunately been covered in a matte-finish clear sticky back plastic which has yellowed a little. Some creasing to the front flap of the dust jacket. pp. 256. 307405 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 Bright Weft
de Banke, Cecile Hutchinson London 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. 222p. Some light foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 029779 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
8 Wild Animals of the South
Braun, Dieter Flying Eye Books London 2016 1909263966 / 9781909263963 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 
Beautifully produced and illustrated books from Flying Eye. RRP. 20.00. Brand new. Excellent, fine condition. 141pp. Our world is full of wonderful animals, and the northern hemisphere is home to some truly incredible and diverse species. From the majestic bald eagle to the blue-footed booby, Japanese snow monkeys to the great Asian black bear, Wild Animals of the North takes the reader on an exciting journey of discovery through North America, Europe and Asia. A heavy book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK mainland. Small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands; other overseas destinations are likely to incur an extra charge which will be charged at cost. 305534 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
23 Raices de una ciudad: Santiago, Siglo XVI / Siglo XIX
Designed by Peter Sinclaire ; photographs by Rene Combeau Editorial Mar Del Sur Santiago de Chile 1980 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Original boards with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 73pp. Text in Spanish; illustration captions are in Spanish and English. A 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. 305893 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
9 Wild Animals of the South
Braun, Dieter Flying Eye Books London 2017 1909263974 / 9781909263970 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 
Beautifully produced and illustrated book from Flying Eye. RRP. 20.00. Brand new. Excellent, fine condition. 140pp. Experience the diversity and beauty of our world's southern hemisphere with this gorgeous volume - from exquisitely colourful mandrills in the rainforests of Africa to majestic humpback whales in the Antarctic waters. Accompanied by witty factual descriptions, Dieter Braun's striking geometric style captures the spirit of each animal in its natural habitat. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 306649 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
24 The Situation of the Indian in South America: Contributions to the study of inter-ethnic conflict in the non-Andean regions of South America [Publications of the Department of Ethnology, University of Berne, No. 3 1971]
Dostal, Prof. Dr. W. (edited by) World Council of Churches Geneva, Switzerland 1972 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Symposium on inter-ethnic conflict in South America, organised by the Ethnology Department of the University of Berne (Switzerland) and sponsored by the Programme to Combat Racism and the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, Bridgetown, Barbados, 25-30 January 1971. In very good, clean condition inside. Covers faded at the spine and edges and there is a light brown stain to one end of the spine. Light reading creases to the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages clean. pp. 453. 307399 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 South from Granada
Brenan, Gerald ; introduction by Philip Ziegler The Folio Society 1988 Hardcover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some very light foxing to the top closed textblock edge. Otherwise in very clean, near fine condition. Printed on Monument Wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed design by Jane Hamlyn. The pale slipcase has some spotting to one end and very lightly to both sides. pp. xviii, 278. 102263 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
25 South Wind
Douglas, Norman Martin Secker London 1930 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Reprint. Original green boards. Adelphi Library series. Small pocket-sized hardback. Previous owner's name and address written on the front endpaper. A little very light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Light bumps to corners and spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. pp. 464 + publisher's catalogue. 307031 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 Strong Man's Prey
Broomhall, A. J. China Inland Mission London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket, though significant loss to the dust jacket. Original red boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Otherwise clean condition and binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 256pp. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped to the edges and is missing top third of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. 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. 105398 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
26 Roman Chichester
Down, Alec Phillimore 1988 0850334357 / 9780850334357 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original red boards. First edition. The book is in very good clean condition; binding firm and tight and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is partially faded to the back cover and has some scratches to the front cover. Front flap price clipped. pp. x, 118. 307348 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
12 Chinese Creeds and Customs, Volume II
Burkhardt, V. R. ; with illustrations by the author The South China Morning Post Ltd Hong Kong 1959 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
6th impression. Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards with black titles. Top edge black. Binding firm and pages nice and clean. Previous owner's name and date in pencil on the front endpaper. Dust jacket bright and clean but has been trimmed a bit short at the top edge - the jacket is too short for the boards. pp. 201, ix. 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. 105347 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
27 The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees and Olive Oil [Signed Copy]
Drinkwater, Carol Weidenfeld and Nicolson | Orion London 2004 0297847805 / 9780297847809 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page - flat signed, no inscription or dedication. Original green boards. Very small bumps to the corners. and slight bruising to the spine ends. The binding is firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 290. 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. 305487 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
13 Chinese Creeds and Customs, Volume III
Burkhardt, V. R. ; with illustrations by the author The South China Morning Post Ltd Hong Kong 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3rd edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards with black titles. Spine ends and corners bumped. Top edge black. Previous owner's name and date in pencil on the front endpaper. Pages clean and binding firm. A previous owner has repaired a few short tears to the dust jacket edges and reinforced the underside of the jacket at the base of the spine. Looks like acid-free tissue has been used for the repairs. The dust jacket has also been trimmed a bit short at the top edge. pp. 164, [4], vii, 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. 105346 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
28 Captain Scott, A Ladybird Book - An Adventure from History (Ladybird, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1963 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing, from c. 1965. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Light rubs to the spine ends, spine edges and corners. A few very light marks to the boards. Nice and clean inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and tight. pp. 51. No handling creases to pages. Printed price inside of 2/6. Tally of over 150 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. The last title listed on the back is No. 20 Charles Dickens. 307278 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities, Volume Four - The South East
Butler, Jeremy Devon Books Exeter 1993 0861148819 / 9780861148813 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good, clean and tight condition. Lightly used. No names, inscriptions or other marks inside. pp. 252. Light flattened crease to the top corner of the back cover. 307346 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
29 British Regional Geology: South-West England (Fourth Edition)
Edmonds, E. A. ; McKeown, M. C. ; Williams, M. HMSO London 1975 0118807137 / 9780118807135 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
First published in 1935; this is the 4th edition. Paperback. Light rubs to spine edges of the covers. Very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xi, 136. 306091 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
15 Medals of The British Army, and how they were won. Egypt, Peninsula, Waterloo, and South Africa.
Carter, Thomas Groombridge and Sons London 1841 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-library. Tatty binding. Splits to boards . Binding holds. Grubby marks to a few pages. All illustrations and text complete. A couple of the illustrations are listed as plates but are actually black and white line illustrations in the text. pp. 191 + plates. 302705 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
30 Heroes of Discovery in South Africa
Eliot, George The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Bell, N. 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Spine and board edges faded, with some light marks to the boards. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1905). The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Sporadic light foxing. pp. 418, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. 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. 308856 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
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