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121 Sketches For Friends
Ardizzone, Edward ; chosen and introduced by Judy Taylor John Murray London 2000 0719557305 / 9780719557309 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. In very good, clean condition. A minor binding fault - The front pastedown was poorly glued at manufacture, resulting to the front endpaper and half-title pages being slightly too short and opening on the angle when you open the book; though they sit square with the textblock when the book is closed. A minor fault. Otherwise VG. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Front dust jacket flap not price clipped. pp. 128. 106724 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
136 Gardens on a Higher Level: For Windows, Balconies and Courtyards
Ashberry, Anne ; line drawings and photographs by N. Creina Glegg The Garden Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards, a little faded at spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners and is quite noticeably darkened / browned at the spine and all edges. 152pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. This is loose-fitting and does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. 305555 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
122 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

 
137 The Changing English Village 1066-1914 : A History of Bledington, Gloucestershire in its Setting 1066-1914
Ashby, M. K. ; with a foreword by Joan Thirsk The Roundwood Press Kineton 1974 0900093358 / 9780900093357 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth binding. VG. Clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is chipped and torn at the edges. Not price clipped (5.50 net on front flap), the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 425pp. 22cm. 101718 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
123 Bunnikin - Brighteyes The Indian
Aris, Ernest (written and illustrated by) Gale & Polden Ltd [1916] London 1916 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial-paper-covered boards. Flexible boards. Date of publication not stated, but is 1916. Stapled binding - 2 staples in the spine. The staples have rusted, with corresponding rust marks around the outsides of the staples and the centre pages are slightly loosening. Some foxing and occasional thumbing marks to the pages. Some pages and illustrations have a c. half centimeter pale water-type mark to the bottom edge. The colour illustrations are otherwise in nice clean condition. A gift inscription inside the front cover reads, 'Joyce, with best love from Daddy, Xmas 1917'. No other writing inside. The boards are generally rubbed and creased. Overall, a fairly good example of this charming and scarce Ernest Aris title. 302793 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
138 The Changing English Village 1066-1914 : A History of Bledington, Gloucestershire in its Setting 1066-1914
Ashby, M. K. ; with a foreword by Joan Thirsk The Roundwood Press Kineton 1974 0900093358 / 9780900093357 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth binding. The boards are just a little faded at the very edges and there is a forwards lean to the spine. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks and the binding is firm. The front flap of the dust jacket is price clipped and the DJ is lightly rubbed and bruised at the edges. pp. xxiii, [map], 425. 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. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308516 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
124 The Tale of Little Brown Mouse (The Brambledown Tales)
Aris, Ernest A. Ward, Lock & Co. Limited London and Melbourne 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Red cloth spine with plain rear board and pictorial paper front board. Back cover very clean; some light marks and rubs to the front cover and the spine is slightly faded, with minor bruising at the head and tail of the spine. There is a brief gift inscription written on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Pages are bright and clean. pp. 32. 308739 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
139 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

 
 
125 Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton J. G. Parker London 1848 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bound in quarter cloth, worn and marked, with plain paper covered boards - worn, rubbed and creasing to the bottom corner of the rear board. Not an attractive binding but it is sound and firm. Paper spine label darkened and barely readable. Inside is pretty clean. There is some light foxing. Previous ownership details written on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed. Text is Ancient Greek with notes and introduction in Latin. pp. ix, [7], 595 + 4 pages of publisher's list of titles. 103551 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
140 The Role of Forecasting in Corporate Planning
Ashton, David; Simister, Leslie Staples Press Limited 1970 028662740x / 9780286627405 Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Some light marks to the boards and some black marks to the underside of the dust jacket. Pale marks to the top outer closed textblock edge. Otherwise very good and clean condition. Binding firm and no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 024409 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
126 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

 
141 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

 
 
127 Babes in the Wood [Signed by the Author]
Arlen, Michael Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Limited London 1930 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Publication date not stated inside but is 1930. Black boards with red titles. There are several marks to the boards, including a notiecable stain of approx. 3cm x 3cm to the spine edge of the rear board. A few small grubby marks to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Some foxing throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 286. 308754 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
142 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

 
 
128 The Picture of Cricket [King Penguin 73]
Arlott, John Penguin Books | King Penguin 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Printed pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The binding is nice and firm. Boards are clean. A few minor foxing spots to the dust jacket. Some foxing to endpapers and pastedowns, and lightly to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the head of the spine and has a couple of short nicks to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 32, plates. 106763 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
143 Letters to Young Fly-Fishers
Aston, Sir George Philip Allan & Co., Ltd London 1926 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition. Original blue boards. Rubs to the corners and spine edges, exposing the boards in a couple of places. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. In generally good condition inside but there is a loose plate, facing p. 70. Light handling marks to a few page margins but pages are mostly clean and binding fairly firm. pp. xii, 154. An acceptable reading copy; not a collector's copy. 105005 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
129 The Bazaar and Other Stories
Armstrong, Martin Jonathan Cape London 1928 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Travellers' Library edition, 1928; first published 1924. Original blue boards. Some light marks and generally dulled boards. Rubs to spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. Pages clean. 287pp. 305456 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
144 The Short Parliament (1640) Diary of Sir Thomas Aston (Camden Fourth Series Volume 35)
Aston, Sir Thomas ; edited by Judith D. Maltby Offices of The Royal Historical Society London 1988 0901050067 / 9780901050069 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original cloth binding. Lightly rubbed at the spine. Otherwise in very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. xvi, 189. 305720 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
130 Sabotage at the Forge: A Story for Boys
Armstrong, Richard J. M. Dent & Sons London 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" Lupton, L. F. 
Original blue cloth boards. No dust jacket. Spine faded. Old pencil price mark and indent from another erased mark on the f.e.p. No names or inscriptions. Pages are bright and clean. Binding tight. Appears lightly or barely read. Black and white illustrations. 19cm. .192pp. First edition. 049722 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
145 Chicago [Signed Copy]
Aswany, Alaa Al Fourth Estate London 2008 0007285183 / 9780007285181 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
First impression of the UK edition. Originally published in Arabic. Original black boards. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Light bruising to a couple of corners and to the head of the spine. A small mark to the back cover of the dust jacket. Binding firm and tight. Flat signed by the author on the title page (no inscription). pp. 342. Dust jacket not price clipped [14.99]. 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. 104721 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
131 Transactions of The Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America, Ninety-eighth Annual Meeting, September 25-27 1989 - Volume LXXIII
Arnold, Charles B. (editor) Joe B. Klay and Sons, Inc Tampa, Florida 1990 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark green cloth binding with titles in silver to the spine. Light bruising to edges only. In very good, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xii, 240. 105090 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
146 The Europeans in Australia, A History: Volume One - The Beginning
Atkinson, Alan Oxford University Press Australia 1997 019553641x / 9780195536416 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Original black boards. Just slightly bruised at the base of the spine and there is a very slight / marginal forwards lean to the spine. Binding firm. Contents clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Outer closed textblock page edges slightly darkened / greyed at the bottom edge. pp. xviii, 429. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 104999 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
 
132 Transactions of The Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America, One Hundred and First Annual Meeting, September 27-30 1993 - Volume LXXVI
Arnold, Charles B. (editor) Klay Printing Tampa, Florida 1993 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark green cloth binding with titles in silver to the spine. Light bruising to edges only. In very good, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xiv, 148. 105091 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
147 The Army: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series)
Atteridge, Captain A. H. ; series editor Louey Chisholm T. C. & E. C. Jack London and Edinburgh 1915 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1915 and I believe this is a first edition though this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. List of other titles in the series inside and the last title listed is this one, No. 15 The Army. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. and there is a printer's reference on the last page of 8/15. Red cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened and the spine has slightly faded. Deckled / untrimmed foredges and bottom edge. A couple of pages are still uncut. Top edge gilt. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated throughout with tinted and black and white photographic images. Lacks ribbon page marker. pp. v, 104, plates. 16.5 x 12cm. 308746 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
133 Essays in Criticism First Series
Arnold, Matthew Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1900 Leather Bound Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Bound in full light grey polished calf, with school crest on the upper board (Absque Labore Nihil is the motto), gilt borders and spine and black spine label. All edges and endpapers marbled. The binding is firm and pages clean except for a little light foxing to the first and last few pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light rubs to the spine edges, spine ends and board edges but the binding is strong and joints very good. Boards are discoloured / partially faded. Reprint. pp. xi, [3], 379. 308176 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
148 Nocturne: A Journey in Search of Moonlight
Attlee, James Hamish Hamilton London 2011 0241144329 / 9780241144329 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent FINE unmarked condition. Binding tight. DJ not price clipped [18.99]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and prevents wear to the jacket). 309pp. 102162 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
134 The Mons Star: The British Expeditionary Force 5th Aug. - 22 Nov. 1914
Ascoli, David Harrap Limited 1981 0245537856 / 9780245537851 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has light rubs to the edges and a small snagged hole in the middle of the front cover. Some loose news cuttings included. pp. xxii, 250.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. 106929 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
149 Lucie Attwell's More About the Boo-Boos
Attwell, Mabel Lucie (cover, illustrations and story by) Dean & Son Ltd London 1970 0603005586 / 9780603005589 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small, slim illustrated Christmas story for young children. Pictorial orange boards; a few light surface rubs. Stapled binding. A VERY GOOD clean example of this children's book, by the well-loved illustrator Mabel Lucie Attwell. There is a small tear to the very top edge of the last page next to the spine - a binding flaw where the binder's glue has attached the edge of the page to the rear pastedown, next to the spine only. Contains the story 'The Boo-Boos and Father Christmas'. Unpaginated, but 21pp, including title pg. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 18.5cm. 101678 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
135 Gardens on a Higher Level: For Windows, Balconies and Courtyards
Ashberry, Anne ; line drawings and photographs by N. Creina Glegg The Garden Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards, a little faded at spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. 152pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. This is loose-fitting and does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. 305554 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
150 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Atwater, Richard and Florence ; with illustrations by Robert Lawson Little, Brown and Company Boston 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lawson, Robert 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First edition. The cloth boards have heavy foxing, with a few other minor grubby marks. The book has fared much better inside. There is some light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, there is a small brown grubby mark to the outer closed textblock foredge affecting the margin edges of approx. 8 pages. Small light brown grubby mark to the top margin edge of the last 2 pages. A little light foxing to the endpapers. The pages are otherwise quite bright and clean. The binding is firm. Inner hinges are good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 139. Inspired the 2011 film. 106842 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
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