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1 Georg Jung : Die Galerie der Wiener Secession [Inscribed by the artist's daughter]
Wien : Selbstverlag (Die Galerie der Wiener Secession) Wien Soft Cover Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Inscribed by Other
Small booklet. Black and white illustrations of works by the Austrian artist, Georg Jung (1899-1957). Text is in German. Light rubs to the cover edges. There is a long gift inscription written in English on the inside of the front cover by Jung's daughter,addressed to one of her teachers. 48pp. The binding is stapled inside the covers and the staples have rusted. 035806 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
16 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
 
2 Strand Magazine, August 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
17 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 5¾ - 6¾" 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

 
 
3 Strand Magazine, July 1946 (including Part 1 of their feature on Churchill's Paintings)
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1946 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted a little but no corrosion to the surrounding paper and the binding is firm. The white parts of the covers are generally a little greyed, with a few small foxing spots. Creasing to the covers and rubs to the cover and spine edges. pp. 96. 307637 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
18 Emma (Everyman's Library 36)
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Marilyn Butler Everyman's Library 1991 1857150368 / 9781857150360 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. The binding is nice and firm. No names or inscriptions. Green cloth binding, with green page marker and black and white dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. pp. xlvii, 495. 309198 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 Strand Magazine, November 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. Some rubs and greyish marks to the covers but binding is tight and firm. Articles include 'What is happening to Radio?' by Donald Stokes; 'Liverpool To-Day' in black and white photos; 'Mr. Chislehurst's Bowler Hat' - a short story by Norah Lofts; 'Are we in for a Crime Wave? New Types of Criminal May Have Been Bred in Battle' by Percy Hoskins; 'Painted for Posterity' - a section on Peter Scott with war paintings shown in black and white; and more. Numerous pages of adverts as well. pp. 96. In good overall condition. 19.5cm. 307258 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 Sense and Sensibility (Everyman's Library 51)
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Peter Conrad Everyman's Library 1992 1857150511 / 9781857150513 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A very good, clean and tight copy, in a very good to near fine dust jacket. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a minor indentation / scratch to the back cover. Green cloth boards, with green ribbon page marker, and black and white dust jacket. The green ribbon page marker has frayed quite a lot at the end. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xxxv, 380. 309196 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Bodleian Library Heraldry - Catalogue of an Exhibition held during 1967
Bodleian Library Oxford 1967 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
20 Miss Hickory [Signed Copy]
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin ; lithographs by Ruth Gannett The Viking Press New York 1948 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Gannett, Ruth SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
3rd printing. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Additional gift inscription to the half-title page. Grey cloth boards. Lovely illustrated endpapers - orange, black and white and black and white lithographic illustrations in the text. Cut-outs from the dust jacket are loosely inserted into the book. Slight bruising to the corners of the boards. Pages very clean except for a few light brown grubby marks to pages 10-11. 123pp. Miss Hickory is a country woman whose body was an applewood twig and whose head was a hickory nut. A delightful children's story. 026801 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Paris Review, Number 49
Jonathan Cape | Doubleday & Company 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
21 The Fermata
Baker, Nicholson Random House New York 1994 0679415866 / 9780679415862 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good to near fine, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. The white dust jacket has pale greyish marks to both sides. Lightly bruised at the head of the spine. Dust jacket flap not price clipped. pp. 303. 106633 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Silver Jubilee Bible: The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with a Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names, A Biblical Index, Concordance, and Indexed Atlas
Oxford at the University Press | Humphrey Milford 1935 Leather Bound Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Blue soft leather covers, with yapped edges. White titles. Publication date not stated but is c. 1935 as published in Commemoration of the Silver Jubilee of Their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary. There is a presentation plate loosely inserted inside the book but this has not been filled in or stuck down. A little foxing to preliminary pages and there is a rusty mark between two sections, just before the Dictionary starts. There is also a short repaired split to the bottom edge of the rear inner hinge where the rear endpaper was not fitted as tightly as it needed to be. The binding is firm. Ribbon page marker attached. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Silver gilded edges. 19cm. 309373 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
22 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. RRP £4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307893 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
8 Priscilla's Caravan
Abrahall, C. H. The Epworth Press London Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Spine is faded and has heavy foxing. Slight forwards lean to the spine. Gift inscription [dated 1950] written on the front endpaper. Some foxing to the pages, especially foredges. Black and white frontis. illustrations. 192pp. 19cm. n.d. Date of publication not stated. 043560 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
23 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. RRP £4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307894 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
9 The White Tiger
Adiga, Aravind Atlantic Books London 2008 1843547201 / 9781843547204 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
4th printing. Won the Man Booker Prize in 2008. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Binding square and firm. Boards a little bruised at the base of the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 321pp. 306352 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
24 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. RRP £4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307895 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
10 The White Tiger
Adiga, Aravind Atlantic Books London 2008 1843547201 / 9781843547204 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
4th printing. Won the Man Booker Prize in 2008. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding square and firm. Boards a little bruised at the head and tail of the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 321pp. 306353 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. RRP £4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307901 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
11 The Fables of Aesop and La Fontaine
Aesop; Retold By Shirley Goulden ; illustrated by Cremonini W. H. Allen London 1961 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - 10.25" Tall 
28pp. Picture book. White pictorial boards are greyed / dsiscoloured, particularly at the edges. Boards have bowed. Interior VG, clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages browning. 047599 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
26 The Buffalo Runners, A Tale of the Red River Plains
Ballantyne, R. M. James Nisbet & Co. Limited London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
n.d. Date not stated. This book was first published in 1891. This particular copy is a 16th thousand edn., so c. 1900-1910. Pictorial cloth with a picture in black, red and brown. Gilt titles. Foxing and rubs to the edges of the boards, exposing the board at the corners. Front endpaper has been removed. Front inner hinge cracked, though binding is secure. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Black and white frontis. illustration wrinkled at the top edge. Further black and white plates. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. viii, 416, 8 (publisher's catalogue page) + plate. 304229 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
12 My Book of Thumbelina
Andersen, Hans Christian ; retold by Jane Carruth and with pictures by Giovetti Odhams Books Middlesex 1965 Hard Cover Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Giovetti 
Laminated pictorial boards. A gift inscription written on the title page. The inscription has been partially obscured by white correction fluid / tippex. The pages are slightly darkened / tanned at the edges. Otherwise nice clean condition. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 049665 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
27 An Oba of Benin (Carol Barker's Worlds of Yesterday)
Barker, Carol Macdonald and Jane's London 1976 0356081796 / 9780356081793 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Barker, Carol 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial boards and matching dust jacket. First edition. The binding is firm and pages clean and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The boards and dust jacket both have a short tear of approx. 0.5cm at the base of the spine. The dust jacket is otherwise just a little bruised at the top edge and the white sections are slightly discoloured. Front flap not price clipped. Slim and unpaginated illustrated 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 protects the jacket against wear. 106946 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Royal Scot
Anderson, Alan ; illustrated by the author Brockhampton Press [c. 1950s] Leicester Soft cover Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Small book, just slightly larger in size than a children's Brockhampton strip book from the 1950s. Stapled binding with maroon spine, pictorial card front cover and plain card back cover. Some creasing to the front cover. The back cover has a rusty stain at the top edge and a separate small greasy stain, also at the top edge. Both marks also affect the last few pages of text, though marks to pages are more pale than the marks to the back cover. 15.5cm x 8cm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated with black and white photos and small sketches. 64 pages. 0 106003 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
28 The Alphabetical Zoo
Barker, George Faber and Faber London 1972 0571098924 / 9780571098927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Roland, Krystyna 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. In lovely clean condition but the boards are slightly bowed / bent. Bright and clean inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners and the front flap has been price clipped. 021735 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
14 82 Distinctive Houses from Architectural Record
Architectural Record F. W. Dodge Corporation USA 1952 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 3rd impression. Publisher's original brown boards, with titles in yellow. Boards are bruised at the spine ends and lightly rubbed at the corners. There is a small light brown stain to the outer closed textblock foredge. Otherwise very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and plans. pp. 442. 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. 307782 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
29 Six Devonshire Dumplings
Batchelor, Margaret Thomas Nelson London 1912 Decorative Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Rec cloth covers with black, white and blue pictorial decoration and titles. Undated, but c.1912. Prize certificate pasted onto the front endpaper. Hinges are cracked between the frontis illustration and the title page. General light tanning and foxing to pages. 245pp. Image available on request. 048626 
Price: 6.95 GBP

 
 
15 Aunt Bell
Arden, Henley I. Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd [c. 1920] 1920 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Pictorial blue cloth. Hardback without dust jacket. Some foxing throughout. Bumps and rubs to the cloth at the spine ends. A slight forwards lean to the spine. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1922). Publication date not stated but this edition is c. 1920. Black and white frontispiece and three further illustrations. 176pp. 105763 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
30 Malone Dies
Beckett, Samuel Calder and Boyars 1975 0714508586 / 9780714508580 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Clean and tight, very good second hand paperback. Red and white covers. Some light creasing to the front cover and an old price sticker, with price blocked out, on the back cover. A slight bump to the top corners. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. pp. 117. 308413 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
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