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181 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 9¾ - 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

 
196 The Ship's Cat
Aldridge, Alan ; Adams, Richard Jonathan Cape London 1977 0224014412 / 9780224014410 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 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

 
 
182 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
197 Facing Demons [Inscribed by the author]
Alexander, Ann Peterloo Poets 2002 1871471214 / 9781871471212 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
 
183 Quest for an Island
Aksyonov, Vassily PAJ Publications New York 1987 1555540201 / 9781555540203 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
198 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
 
184 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
199 Georgian Stories 1926
Alexander, Sandra ; Armstrong, Martin ; Coppard, A. E. ; Delafield, E. M. ; Maugham, W. Somerset ; et al. Chapman and Hall Ltd London 1926 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
A reading copy only. The boards have bowed, covers are rubbed, cloth fraying at spine ends, spine faded. The front pastedown has a large mark where it looks like a label may have been removed. Binding shaken but all pages present and bound in. No loose pages. Some foxing throughout. A good readable copy if you are not concerned about appearance. pp. viii, 291. 306194 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
185 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
200 Geography of Manufacturing
Alexandersson, Gunnar Prentice Hall New Jersey 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. Previous owner's name written neatly inside on the f.e.p. Minor rubs to cover edges. 154pp. 049542 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
186 Women of Sand & Myrrh
Al-Shaykh, Hanan Quartet Books 1989 0704327368 / 9780704327368 First English Edition Green Cloth Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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

 
201 The Traditional Dance
Alford, Violet ; Gallop, Rodney Methuen & Co. Ltd London 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. The binding is firm and pages are clean but pages have significantly browned / tanned. No names or inscriptions. Some foxing to top closed textblock page edge. pp. xv, 204, + 8 pages of Methuen lists. 107020 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
187 The Bird of Time
Albee, George Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" 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

 
202 Pictures in Colour of Oxford, with its University and Colleges. Containing 50 beautifully coloured pictures of the city, surroundings and University of Oxford.
Alfred Savage Alfred Savage | Messrs Jarrold & Sons Limited [c.1905] 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback. n.d. Date of publication not stated but c. 1905. Blue and grey cloth with pictorial onlay and gilt lettering. A book of 50 picture postcard-style coloured pictures of the area, each with a descriptive paragraph underneath. A gift inscription written on the f.e.p., dated 1906. In very good condition. Some light foxing. Unpaginated. 21cm. 103743 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
188 Music Through the Ages
Alberti, Luciano; Pierce, Richard (translated from the Italian by) Cassell London 1974 0304294209 / 9780304294206 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The binding is firm and tight. Light rubs to the dust jacket edges. No previous owner's or inscriptions. pp. 320. 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. 049127 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
203 Business Economics
Alfred, A. M.; Lintott, D. M.; et al. Edited for the Economic Research Council by M. H. Cadman; with a foreword by The Rt. Hon. Lord Beeching Macmillan 1968 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. Pages slightly age-toned. The binding is firm and contents clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xiii, 109. 017367 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
189 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 6¾ - 7¾" 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

 
204 Malay Customs and Traditions
Alhady, Alwi Bin Sheikh Donald Moore for Eastern Universities Press Ltd Singapore 1962 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Softback with card covers. Some reading creases to the spine. Pages have significantly browned / darkened. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A small greasy mark on the title page and copyright page. Binding is firm. Good condition. Subjects include customs, piercings, marriages, funerals, language etiquette and laws. pp. xv, 128. 105635 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
190 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 5¾ - 6¾" 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

 
205 Alentejo Blue [Signed Limited Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday 2006 0385604866 / 9780385604864 First Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
LIMITED EDITION. Hand numbered - number 989 of 1000 copies. SIGNED by Monica Ali on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Book and slipcase in navy blue cloth. No dust jacket (as issued by the publisher). Book is in FINE condition. Slipcase NEAR FINE - there is a pale mark on the base of the case where it looks as though the original price sticker has been removed. 299pp. 23cm x 14.5cm. 100443 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
191 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 6¾ - 7¾" 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

 
206 Brick Lane [Signed 1st Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday London 2003 038560484x / 9780385604840 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Excellent condition fine hardback in near fine dust jacket - The DJ has just a few very slight bumps to the top edge. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). First edition, first printing. 413pp. 24cm. 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 - 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. 300409 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
192 Merry and Bright
Aldin, Cecil Henry Frowde and Hodder and Stoughton [1911] London 1911 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 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

 
207 Vita Nuova
Alighieri, Dane ; with an introduction by A. N. Wilson ; translated into English by Mark Musa ; illustrations by Daniel Egneus The Folio Society 2015 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Egneus, Daniel 
Hardback with slipcase. In excellent, fine condition. As new. Still shrink wrapped. Bound in red cloth with a blocked illustration to the front board. Gilt page edges and a ribbon page marker. 308920 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
193 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
208 Ten Crowded Hours
Alington, C. A. Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd [1944] London 1944 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Date of publication not stated [1944]. Red boards. The boards are quite bent. There is a pale stain to the top of the textblock edge, affecting about an inch of the textblock next to the spine and the very top of the margins of nearly all pages. It is very pale. Previous owner's red ink name and address stamp on the half-title and title pages and also on the last page. A perfectly good, clean copy for reference / reading copy. 152pp. 303742 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
194 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 6¾" - 7¾" Keene, Norman 
Hardback with dust jacket. 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

 
209 The Seal on the Rocks (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Allan, Doug (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1988 0416065120 / 9780416065121 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308008 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
195 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 7¾ - 9¾" 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

 
210 Anthony Adverse
Allen, Hervey Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1934 First UK Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Anthony was made into a film in 1936; the film won four Academy Awards. The novel was included in Life Magazine's 1944 list of the 100 most outstanding novels of 1924-1944. Original red boards. First published in the USA in 1933, this is the first UK edition of 1944. In fair to good condition.There is a full-length crease to the spine and a slight forwards lean to the spine. Small ink spot to the bottom outer closed textblock edge. Rubs to the board edges, with some fraying and short nicks to the cloth at the spine ends and corners. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Small mark to the bottom margin of a couple of pages. Some erased pencil marks to the rear pastedown. The Times Book Club sticker on the rear pastedown. Binding is sound. Some foxing to endpapers. 1272pp. 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. 104355 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
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