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181 The Giant Baby
Ahlberg, Allan ; with illustrations by Fritz Wegner Viking London 1994 0670848646 / 9780670848645 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. There are some light handling creases to the dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. 156pp. 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. 305618 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
196 Zayni Barakat
al-Ghitani, Gamal ; translated into English by Farouk Abdel Wahab ; with a foreword by Edward Said The American University in Cairo Press Cairo, Egypt 2006 9774248724 / 9789774248726 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. In excellent, very near fine, condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. 2nd printing of this edition. pp. xxiii, 241. 308189 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
182 The Bear Nobody Wanted
Ahlberg, Janet and Allan Viking London 1992 0670839825 / 9780670839827 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight bruising to the dust jacket edges. Not price clipped [9.99]. 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. 142pp. Delightful children's story. 103008 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
197 Women of Sand & Myrrh
Al-Shaykh, Hanan Quartet Books 1989 0704327368 / 9780704327368 First English Edition Green Cloth Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Appears lightly barely read. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little bumped at edges and slightly faded at the spine. DJ now protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 280pp. 008029 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
183 Voices [Large Print Edition]
Aiken, Joan Clio Press Oxford 1989 1850899819 / 9781850899815 Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Large print edition. In excellent, fine condition; as new. Clean, tight and unmarked. 130pp. 022916 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
198 Only in London
al-Shaykh, Hanan ; translated into English by Catherine Cobham Bloomsbury London 2001 0747553041 / 9780747553045 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. There is a slight forwards lean to the spine and there are just a couple of short nicks to the top edge of the dust jacket. In very good, clean condition otherwise. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Black ribbon page marker. 276pp. 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. 105139 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
184 Puffin Annual, Number 1
Aiken, Joan; Dahl, Roald; Fisk, Nicholas; Hoban, Russell; Hunter, Norman; Jansson, Tove; Sleigh, Barbara (stories by); plus contributions from numerous other writers and illustrators Puffin Books | Penguin Harmondsworth 1974 0140307001 / 9780140307009 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. The very first Puffin Annual, with a brilliant array of well-known children's writers and illustrators. In super condition. There is a bump to the base of the spine, a small bruise to the head of the spine, and the pages are generally slightly discoloured. Otherwise, clean, tight and unmarked with a nice and firm binding. No names or inscriptions. No writing inside. pp. 125. 106825 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
199 The Bird of Time
Albee, George Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First edition [UK]. The blue cloth boards are rubbed at edges and have a few light marks. Previous owner's red ink name and address stamp on the front endpaper. 310pp. Pages are nice and clean and the binding is firm. 19.5cm. Old price written in pencil at the top corner of the front endpaper. A good copy. 100789 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
185 Puss in Boots
Ainsworth, Ruth Purnell and Sons Limited 1978 0361039468 / 9780361039468 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint. Slim booklet with stapled binding and pictorial card covers. Some light creases to the covers. Some discolouration / darkening just inside the covers. Pages themselves are bright and clean and free from creases. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 20pp. 306294 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
200 Music Through the Ages
Alberti, Luciano; Pierce, Richard (translated from the Italian by) Cassell London 1974 0304294209 / 9780304294206 Black Cloth Hardback Near Fine Near Fine 4to - 11.75" Tall 
Excellent bright, tight clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Just v. minor rubs to the dust jacket at the head of the spine. Price unclipped, the DJ is protected in a fully removable clear film sleeve. 320pp. A heavy book (2KG) - please note that for non-UK destination a postage surcharge may be required. A scan of the front cover can be emailed to you on request. 049127 
Price: 17.00 GBP

 
 
186 Sooty and Sam
Aitchen, Robert (written and illustrated by) Blackie & Son Ltd [c.1951] 1951 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial boards with a blue cloth spine. The cloth of the spine is faded in places. The boards are bowed slightly and rubbed at all corners. Some light marks to the rear board. There is a grubby mark on the bottom margin of page 5. The pages are otherwise clean. The full page illustration pages are lovely. No names, inscriptions or other writing inside. 32 pages. An illustrated story for young children - the adventures of two spaniels, Sooty and Sam. 303663 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
201 The Letters of a Portuguese Nun
Alcoforado, Marianna ; translated into English by Edgar Prestage David Nutt The Strand, London 1897 Soft cover Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Weak binding. Paper covers rubbed and torn, with tears and loss to the spine covering. The sewn binding is weakened and cracked in a few places but holds. Some foxing. No names or inscriptions. 80pp. The 5 letters were written in 1667 by a Portuguese nun, Marianna, who had a French Army Officer 'lover' who abandoned her. An interesting little snapshot of social history. 105770 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
187 Great Artists, Book 3 - A Ladybird Book (Ladybird, Series 701) [Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gaugin and Paul Cezanne]
Aitchison, Dorothy ; with illustrations by Martin Aitchison Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1971 0721402801 / 9780721402802 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition. Matt pictorial boards. Quite a heavy rub at the top of the spine; lighter rubs to base of spine, spine edges and corners. The boards are otherwise clean. Very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to the pages, though there are some barely visible light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. Printed 10-digit ISBN number, dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p crossed out by printer and printed round revised price of 15p on the back cover. All three titles in the series listed on the back cover and a tally of over 280 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. 307134 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
202 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

 
 
188 Pride and Perjury [Signed 1st Edition]
Aitken, Jonathan HarperCollins London 2000 0002740753 / 9780002740753 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page; no inscription / dedication. In very good, clean condition. Dust jacket price clipped. No previous ownership names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 392pp. 301411 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
203 History of St. Michael's College Tenbury
Alderson, M.F.; Colles, H.C. Socierty for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1943 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A lean to the spine. Ownership signature on the front endpaper. The pages are tanned and have occasional spots of foxing. The dust jacket is browned and worn around the edges with several minor losses. DJ not price clipped. pp. 134. 300094 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
189 Physics and Archaeology
Aitken, M. J. Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1974 0198519222 / 9780198519225 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes, on the title page (signed Martin; not signed the author's full name). Original blue boards. Small bumps to the top corners. The binding is firm. In very good condition in a very good dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. 2nd edition. pp. viii, 291. 106972 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
204 Merry and Bright
Aldin, Cecil Henry Frowde and Hodder and Stoughton [1911] London 1911 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Aldin, Cecil 
Hardback. In desperate need of some TLC. The binding is POOR but nearly all of the plates are in good condition. Would benefit from a re-bind. Green cloth spine has tears. Rubs and some marks to the boards. Front endpaper removed. Name scribbled out and some tearing to the front pastedown. The binding is weak, hinges exposed in several places and a number of pages have come loose. However, nearly all of the plates are in good, clean condition. Plate 11 has a brown coin-sized mark towards the bottom of the illustration; Plate 9 has a small mark towards the top edge. A couple of other pale, minor marks to other plates. Some foxing to pages. 24 full page plates, as called for. 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. 106889 
Price: 95.00 GBP

 
 
190 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

 
205 A Romance of the Equator: Best Fantasy Stories
Aldiss, Brian Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1989 0575042117 / 9780575042117 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. There is a very, very slight lean to the spine. Clean. Unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding tight. Dust jacket has been price clipped. 345pp. 304421 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
191 Dealing With Decimals: A Help Your Child at Home Library Book
Akers, J. M. Caversham Publishing Company Berkshire Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cash, Yvonne 
Hardback. Pictorial boards. Publication date not stated but is early 70s, c. 1970-1971. The boards are quite heavily rubbed at the spine and edges with a small hole to the surface paper of the spine and short splits to the surface paper at the spine ends. Despite the wear the book is still in good, clean condition and the binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 80. 030692 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
206 McGowan Goes Motor Racing
Aldous, Allan ; with illustrations by Norman Keene Oxford University Press London 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" Keene, Norman 
Original grey cloth binding. Top of boards sl. foxed. Some lighter foxing to pages. No names or inscriptions. 1st edition. Dust jacket is price clipped. Some minor rubs and chips to dust jacket edges, and a couple of short tears, with some minor surface rubs to the front cover. 19cm. 184pp. Printed illustrations to the underside of the DJ. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Story about the adventures of a young sporting journalist, Garry McGowan. 1st UK edition. 024613 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
192 Corporal Haggis: The Wartime Story of a Muscovy Duck [Signed by one Author]
Akers-Douglas, Frank and Julian The Book Guild Ltd Sussex 1996 1857760530 / 9781857760538 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. A nice, clean copy. The binding is firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or othermarks. Near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Julian Akers-Douglas on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 82. 106981 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
207 Planet of Spirits - Fifteen Poems [SIGNED copy]
Aldrich, Robert The Mitre Press London 1975 0705102181 / 9780705102186 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Signed by the poet on the reverse of the half-title page: 'With best wishes, Robert Aldrich, June 1975'. Very good. Some pale foxing spots to the boards, endpapers and dust jacket flaps. Blue cloth boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor rubs and nicks to the dust jacket edges. Not price-clipped. Original price of 1.25 net. on the front flap. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 22cm. 49pp. 100094 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
193 Wings Over Hong Kong: A Tribute to Kai Tak - An Aviation History, 1891-1998
Akers-Jones, Sir David Pacific Century Publishers 1998 9622175422 / 9789622175426 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This publication was sponsored by Duty Free Shoppers Hong Kong Limited. Glossy publication. There are a couple of abrasions on the early pages where the pages look as if they had stuck together around the edges. The dust jacket has some heavy foxing (mainly to the reverse) and is slightly wrinkled. The DJ is now supplied in a loose protective archival film sleeve. 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. 300623 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
208 The Ship's Cat
Aldridge, Alan ; Adams, Richard Jonathan Cape London 1977 0224014412 / 9780224014410 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. A nice, clean copy. No marks, names or inscriptions. Pages ever so slightly darkened / toned at the edges. First edition. Beautifully illustrated. Slim unpaginated picture book. 106620 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
194 Quest for an Island
Aksyonov, Vassily PAJ Publications New York 1987 1555540201 / 9781555540203 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Brown cloth spine has some marks from binding glue / manufacturing fault. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Very light rubs only to dust jacket edges and some tiny, pale foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 246. 309068 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
209 Facing Demons [Inscribed by the author]
Alexander, Ann Peterloo Poets 2002 1871471214 / 9781871471212 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Paperback. Inscribed by the author, with dedication, on the half-title page. In otherwise excellent condition; appears barely read / unread. Clean and tight. pp. 80. 308229 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
195 The Burn - A novel in three books (Late Sixties - Early Seventies)
Aksyonov, Vassily ; translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny Hutchinson London 1984 0091555809 / 9780091555801 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards are bumped at the spine ends. The binding is firm. Inner hinges are very good. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages have darkened / tanned at the edges, with some tiny, pale foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 528. Dust jacket not price clipped. 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. 309063 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
210 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

 
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