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1 The Urgent West: An Introduction to the Idea of the United States
Allen, Walter John Baker 1969 0212998293 / 9780212998296 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards; some rubs to the boards. Otherwise in nice, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 244pp. 305194 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
16 A History of Spelsbury, including Dean, Taston, Fulwell and Ditchley
compiled by members of the Women's Institute ; edited by Elsie Corbett The King's Stone Press Long Compton, Warks 1931 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An EX-LIBRARY copy, in fair to good condition. Bumps to spine ends. Shelfmark to spine. The usual library marks and residue from labels removed inside. The binding is nice and firm but there are some blue ink spots to a handful of pages and a couple of spots to the outer closed textblock edges. pp. xi, 273. A good reading / study copy. 105385 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
2 East of the Sun and West of the Moon and Other Tales
Asbjornsen, P. C. ; Moe, Jorgen E. (collected by); illustrated by Tom Vroman; afterword by Clifton Fadiman The Macmillan Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial boards. Some foxing spots to the top of the textblock edge. Gift inscription written (upside down) on the rear endpaper. Contents otherwise VG and clean. No further marks. Lovely illustrations. No. 21 in the Macmillan Classics series. 136pp. 23.5cm. 101654 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 Ghost Hunting in Montana: A Search for Roots in the Old West (SIGNED)
Conrad, Barnaby, III HarperCollins West 1994 0062585517 / 9780062585516 First Edition Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall (21.5cm) SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Stated 1st ed. on the copyright page. SIGNED by the author (with date - 1994) on the title page. No inscriptions. Boards very slightly bumped to the bottom corners. A slight lean to the spine. Pages are age-toned / darkened. Front flap of the dust jacket has been price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose clear film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 337pp. 054300 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
3 The Pocket Guide to the West Indies: British Guiana, British Honduras, Bermuda, The Spanish Main, Surinam and The Panama Canal
Aspinall, Sir Algernon Sifton, Praed & Co., Ltd London 1935 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
First published in 1907 and underwent several revisions before this new and revised edition of 1935. Original orange boards. Front pastedown bears the bookplate of Matilda Constance Ismay, wife of Charles Bower Ismay co-founder of the White Star shipping line. Some light grey marks to the rear board. Otherwise in very good, clean condition throughout. pp. xv, 527, xl, [maps], [plates]. 105416 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
18 Three Courses and A Dessert; Comprising Three Sets of Tales, West Country, Irish, and Legal; and a Melange
Cruikshank, George Henry G. Bohn London 1866 Hardback Very Good 12mo - 7" Tall 
Sixth edition. Half-leather binding with leather spine and corners. Floral boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to the spine. In excellent condition. There are only a few slight scuffs to leather. Endpapers tanned. No names or inscriptions. 432pp. 1866. 051579 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Story of [Coventry] Whitefriars
Author Unknown City of Coventry Leisure Services [c.2000] Coventry 2000 0901606545 / 9780901606549 Soft cover Very Good Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
Date of publication not stated, but c. 2000. Stapled binding. Green card covers with gold illustration of Whitefriars on the front cover. In excellent condition. The slightest of bumps to the cover edges. 30pp. 303101 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
19 A History of Chastleton, Oxfordshire
Dickins, Margaret The Office of 'The Banbury Guardian' Banbury 1938 First Edition Soft Cover Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
The covers are only in fair condition - water stained, with large marks. There is a previous owner's armorial bookplate on the front cover and the spine titles have rubbed. In good condition inside. Previous owner's signature on the half-title page. The binding is firm and pages are clean. 83pp. 048221 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
5 Beyond a Physical Disability: The Person within - A Practical Guide
Ayrault, Evelyn West Continuum New York 2001 0826413064 / 9780826413062 Paperback Fine 8vo - 9" Tall 
Excellent condition paperback, as new, unread. 170pp. 012883 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
20 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

 
 
6 The Wild Man of the West: A Tale of the Rocky Mountains
Ballantyne, R. M. W. & R. Chambers, Ltd Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date not stated, c. 1933. Brown cloth. Prize inscription written on the f.e.p. for 1932-1933. Colour frontis. illustration. A few light foxing spots to closed outer textblock edges. 284pp. 102165 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
21 Black Man's Country: A Journey Through Ghana
Eskelund, Karl Alvin Redman London 1958 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black cloth boards. Pages are tanned / darkened, with some light foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Near VERY GOOD condition. Second-hand. Lacks dust jacket. 164pp. 22cm. 101519 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 A Book of Cornwall
Baring-Gould, S. Methuen & Co Ltd London 1925 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Fifth edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth boards. Just a little bruising at the base of the spine. Orange dust jacket is a little dulled at the spine and has some minor rubs to spine ends but is overall in remarkably good condition for a book of this age. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There is a faint imprint from an erased old pencil price mark on the front endpaper. Binding firm and pages nice and clean. pp. viii, 341. 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. 105313 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
22 Social Anthropology
Evans-Pritchard, E. E. Cohen and West London 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Navy blue boards. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes and bears his signature in pencil (and date of 1953) at the top edge of the front endpaper. Also a few notes of his on the front endpaper and a few marked passages and notes of his in the text. The binding is firm and excepting the few pencil marks, pages clean. pp. vii, 134. 105899 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
8 An Introduction to the Geology of Cornwall
Barton, R. M. D. Bradford Barton Ltd Truro 1969 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint. Hardback with dust jacket. Top edge red. Some light foxing to the other outer closed textblock edges. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. 168pp. The dust jacket is price clipped and has a rubbed patch in the middle of the front cover. 306726 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
23 The Bishop in the West Wing
Greeley, Andrew M. Forge New York 2002 0312868731 / 9780312868734 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. There is a mild outward curvature to the boards. Otherwise clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 255pp. 033472 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 Lorna Doone
Blackmore, R. D. ; illustrated by Lionel Edwards J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1968 0460050222 / 9780460050227 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Children's Illustrated Classics edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Patterned cloth. Some foxing spots to the top of the closed textblock edge. With 26 line drawings and 4 colour plates. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine and has some minor rubs to the edges. 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 lovely edition of this West Country classic. pp. ix, 493. 302430 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
24 Nevada: A Romance of the West
Grey, Zane Hamish Hamilton London 1950 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Red cloth; a few small marks on the spine and bottom edge of rear board. Light foxing to leading outer textblock edge. Previous owner's signature on verso to f.e.p. Otherwise good clean condition. 320pp. 302928 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 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

 
25 Nature and Science on the Pacific Coast: A guide-book for scientific travelers in the west. Edited uner the auspices of the Pacific Coast Committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Grinnell, Joseph (editor) Paul Elder and Company Publishers San Francisco 1915 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original light tan cloth. The boards are marked, with some pale pink stains to the rear board. An approx. one inch split to the cloth at the head of the spine / front joint. There is a slight (very slight) buckle to the textblock and the plates all have pale water marks to the edges (plates only). The pages themselves are otherwise relatively clean, except for some pencil line marks in the margins and some grubby marks to pages 6 and 7 and to page 99. Pages also tanned / darkened. Considering the marks etc. the binding is firm and sound, so a reasonably solid working copy. This copy was from the personal library of SMITH ELY JELLIFFE but does not bear his signature or name. Smith Ely Jelliffe (1866-1945) was an eminent American physician, psychiatrist and early psychoanalyst. From 1902 he owned and edited the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease and in 1913 he was founder of Psychoanalytic Review. He was regular correspondent of Freud and Jung and was one of the earliest proponents of Freudian theory in the United States. pp. xii, 302 + some nice fold-out maps at the back. 104593 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Adventures of Mother West Wind's Animal Friends (The Bedtime Story-Books)
Burgess, Thornton ; illustrated by Harrison Cady John Lane The Bodley Head London 1945 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Green pictorial cloth. A lovely clean condition copy of this delightful children's story. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. White parts of the dust jacket are greyed / discoloured, there is a small mark to the spine, a couple of nicks and there is a c. 1x2cm piece of loss to the bottom edge of the back cover. Dust jacket 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. pp. 116. 6 colour plates. 104772 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
26 Jam with Lamb: Seasonal West Country Cooking
Guest, Richard ; with a foreword by Rosie Boycott Birlinn Ltd 2007 1841585602 / 9781841585604 First Edition Hard Cover NEW New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. In excellent fine condition. RRP. 20.00. pp. xxv, 216. In Jam with Lamb, Richard Guest, of the Castle Hotel, Somerset, offers a huge range of mouth-watering recipes based on the very best of locally farmed and produced products, as well as ingredients which can be found in the wild throughout Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. In addition to the recipes themselves, which are clearly presented, easy to follow and beautifully illustrated, Richard includes a huge amount of practical information on where to get the ingredients, as well as on local suppliers themselves. The result is a book which not only lets the laymen into the culinary secrets one of Britain's most innovative chefs but also celebrates the huge abundance of local produce the West Country has to offer those who appreciate the art of good food. 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. 058025 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Adventures of Old Mother West Wind (The Bedtime Story-Books)
Burgess, Thornton ; illustrated by Harrison Cady John Lane The Bodley Head London 1945 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint. Pictorial cloth. A lovely clean condition copy of this delightful children's story. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. White parts of the dust jacket are greyed / discoloured. There is a pale stain to the dust jacket at the base of the spine, a few short nicks to the edges and a couple of tears and minor loss to the head of the spine. Dust jacket 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. pp. vii, 116. 6 colour plates. 104768 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
27 Jam with Lamb: Seasonal West Country Cooking
Guest, Richard ; with a foreword by Rosie Boycott Birlinn Ltd 2007 1841585602 / 9781841585604 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. In excellent fine condition. RRP. 20.00. pp. xxv, 216. In Jam with Lamb, Richard Guest, of the Castle Hotel, Somerset, offers a huge range of mouth-watering recipes based on the very best of locally farmed and produced products, as well as ingredients which can be found in the wild throughout Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. In addition to the recipes themselves, which are clearly presented, easy to follow and beautifully illustrated, Richard includes a huge amount of practical information on where to get the ingredients, as well as on local suppliers themselves. The result is a book which not only lets the laymen into the culinary secrets one of Britain's most innovative chefs but also celebrates the huge abundance of local produce the West Country has to offer those who appreciate the art of good food. 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. 058024 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Adventures of Mother West Wind's Animal Friends
Burgess, Thornton W. ; illustrated by Harrison Cady John Lane at The Bodley Head London 1945 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - 7" Tall Cady, Harrison 
Bedtime Story Books series. Front and rear endpapers have been removed. Boards are grubby (ring mark to the front cover) and rubbed, Spine is faded. Name to half-title page, Some grubby marks to the title page and frontispiece illustration. 6 colour plate illustrations. 116pp. 1945 reprint. 032563 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
28 Exit West
Hamid, Mohsin Hamish Hamilton | Penguin 2017 0241290082 / 9780241290088 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. 4th impression. RRP 14.99. 229pp. In a city swollen by refugees but still mostly at peace, or at least not yet openly at war, two young people notice one another. They share a cup of coffee, a smile, an evening meal. They try not to hear the sound of bombs getting closer every night, the radio announcing new laws, the public executions. Exit West is a love story from the eye of the storm. It is a song of hope and compassion. It reaches towards something essential in humankind - something still alive, still breathing, an open hand and a thudding heart under all the rubble and dust. 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. 306890 
Price: 13.49 GBP

 
 
14 Kenricks in Hardware: A Family Business 1791 - 1966
Church, R. A. David & Charles Newton Abbot, Devon 1969 0715344668 / 9780715344668 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A short closed nick to the top edge of the dust jacket. DJ unclipped. 340pp. A study of family enterprise in the British hardware industry over a period of 175 years - the Kenricks of West Bromwich. 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. 304426 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
29 Our Exploits at West Poley
Hardy, Thomas Oxford University Press London 1952 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8" Tall Lamb, Lynton 
Hardy's only children's book. Scarce. First published in the American 'Household' magazine in 1892. First published in book form in 1952, in September in a limited edition format, and in October in trade format (this book). Lovely clean condition, minor edgewear and a few light spots of foxing only. Small gift inscription to front endpaper. DJ is chipped to head and foot of spine, not price clipped - now protected inside a removable plastic sleeve. 110pp. Red cloth. 008826 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Patua Pinocchio
Collodi, Carlo ; illustrations by Swarna Chitrakar. Abridged and edited from Carol Della Chiesa's translation from the original. Tara Books 2014 8871683145126 First Thus Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Chitrakar, Swarna 
New hardback. RRP 11.99. Lovely edition of this children's classic story, with folk-art style illustrations. 188pp. The Patua Pinocchio is a fresh and exciting visual intepretation of the well-known story of the puppet who longs to become a boy. Swarna Chitrakar, a Patua scroll painter from West Bengal, visualises the tale in her own idiom - drawing on popular Indian iconography, which depicts children as nothing less than divine. In the process, she effortlessly transforms this children's classic into a universal tale. 303828 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
30 Our Exploits at West Poley
Hardy, Thomas ; with an introduction by Richard L. Purdy ; illustrations by John Lawrence Oxford University Press 1978 0192745271 / 9780192745279 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lawrence, John 
Hardback with dust jacket. First thus, this illustrated edition. Original blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. x, 78. Dust jacket not price clipped. 309446 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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