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211 Delegation in Local Government: County to District Councils
Richards, Peter G. George Allen & Unwin London 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
In very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket unclipped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear film protective sleeve. This does not adhere to the book of jacket in any way. 184pp. 049512 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
226 Mexican Textiles
Sayer, Chloe British Museum Publications 1990 0714125016 / 9780714125015 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
In very good to near fine, clean condition. Unmarked inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 240pp. 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. 304022 
Price: 15.50 GBP

 
 
212 Introduction to British Government [Signed by the Author]
Richards, S. G. The Macmillan Press Ltd London and Basingstoke 1978 0333172396 / 9780333172391 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Heavy bumps to the bottom corners of the boards. Otherwise in very good and clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket faded at the spine. Not price clipped. Signed by the author to the title page (flat signed, no inscription). 237pp. 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. 304410 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
227 Everybody's Political What's What?
Shaw, George Bernard Constable and Company Limited London 1945 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd edition. Publisher's red cloth. Binding firm, pages clean, no names or inscriptions. Pages tanned / darkened. The dust jacket is generally greyed / discoloured, particularly the back cover and has rubs and chips to the edges and a small white paint mark at the base of the spine and a longer white paint mark at the edge of the spine. DJ price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. viii, 380. Dust jacket design by Theodora Winsten. 304451 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
213 Influencing Voters: A Study of Campaign Rationality
Rose, Richard Faber and Faber London 1967 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper. A forwards lean to the spine. Spine of the dust jacket is faded, with minor rubs to the edges. DJ not price clipped. 288pp. 104159 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
228 Australasia (The British Empire Series, Vol, IV)
Sheowring, Wm. (prefaratory note by) Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd London 1900 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red cloth; faded at the board edges and dulled at the spine. Light rubs to the spine ends and corners. Cloth is a little frayed at the spine ends. The binding is firm. Some light foxing throughout. Folded maps at the back in very good condition. Deckled / untrimmed page edges are dusty. Most pages are uncut at the top edge. pp. xx, 364. 307986 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
214 The Curious Cookbook: Viper Soup, Badger Ham, Stewed Sparrows and 100 More Historic Recipes
Ross, Peter ; with a foreword by Heston Blumenthal The British Library and Mark Batty Publisher 2012 0712358633 / 9780712358637 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brand new hardback. RRP 14.95. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. 164pp. Historic cookery books contain recipes that to the modern cook can appear quaint, bizarre, revolting or downright absurd. From the frugal to the fantastical, The Curious Cookbook contains some of the most unusual recipes from historical cookery books, from the Middle Ages to the Second World War, to present a positive gallimaufry of fabulous food and other oddities. Historic recipes such as these also provide fascinating insights into the social and economic context of the times. Each recipe is accompanied by an engaging commentary describing the background to the recipe and the writer, and charming contemporary illustrations are featured throughout. Examples of some of the recipes included: Coffins and chastletes (pies), garbage (animal entrails), porpoise with wheat porridge, spit-roasted milk, cowslip tart, a great swan pie, roasted peacock, turtle soup, parrot pie, curried kangaroo tails, invalid stew, mashed potato sandwich, Brussels sprouts mould. 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. 306130 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
229 Rural Life, Described and Illustrated. In the Management of Horses, Dogs, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Poulty &c.; Their Treatment in Health and Disease; with authentic information on all that relates to Modern Farming, Gardening, Shooting, Angling, &c., &c. and a Complete System of Modern Veterinary Practice. Illustrated with upwards of 100 steel engravings. [Complete 12 Divisions in One Volume, with Index]
Sherer, John The London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited [c.1868-1870] London and New York 1870 Half Leather Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Date of publication is not stated but is c. 1868-1870 [ref. British Library]. A sturdy half-calf binding with red spine label and black cloth boards. Presents nicely though there are rubs, bumps and marks to the binding and some tiny paint speckles to the boards. Faded ring marks to the front board. Faults need to be noted but this copy is better than it sounds. Joints are strong. Spine in 5 compartments with imitation bands. Original blue marbled endpapers. All edges marbled though dulled. Some foxing throughout. Some stains to the edges of a few plates, particularly the ones towards the front and back of the book. Surface cracks to inner hinges but binding firm. No names or inscriptions. pp. xvi, 1016. A 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. 306109 
Price: 105.00 GBP

 
 
215 From Joseph to Joshua: Biblical Traditions in the Light of Archaeology (The Schweich Lectures of The British Academy, 1948)
Rowley, H. H. Published for The British Academy by Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press London 1950 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback; no dust jacket. Original navy blue boards. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages slightly age-toned / tanned. pp. xii, 200. 307564 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
230 The British Masters: A Survey and Guide
Shipp, Horace Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd London 1933 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Orange cloth. Top edge darkened. In very good clean condition, but with some light foxing to the outer textblock edge. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is worn with some loss to the spine, top edge and corners and a further tear to the spine and chips 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). 216pp. 302894 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
216 The Best Years of Their Lives: The National Service Experience 1945-63
Royle, Trevor Michael Joseph London 1986 0718124596 / 9780718124595 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page; flat signed, no inscription. Lightly bumped corners. Otherwise very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine. 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. pp. xi, 288. 303993 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
231 A Life in Education
Simon, Brian Lawrence and Wishart 1998 0853158665 / 9780853158660 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Lightly read paperback; a couple of very light spine creases. Covers tidy. No names or inscriptions. 184pp. 304088 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
217 The Mary Rose: The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII's Flagship
Rule, Margaret Conway Maritime Press 1982 0851772552 / 9780851772554 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. There is a small dent in the front cover (board and dust jacket). In otherwise excellent, clean condition throughout; near fine. The binding is firm. Dust jacket has been price clipped to the top corner of the front flap. pp. 224. 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 - 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. 307761 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
232 British Architects and Craftsmen: A Survey of Taste, Design, and Style during Three Centuries, 1600 to 1830
Sitwell, Sacheverell Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1946 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First American edition; published in the UK by Batsford. Original red boards, slightly bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small bookseller's label on the front pastedown - Housmans, London. Some quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Lighter foxing to endpapers and just the occasional spot to pages. Top textblock edge tinted red. The front cover of the dust jacket is bright and fresh; some light marks to the back cover of the dust jacket. The jacket has had some repairs to the underside, undertaken by a previous owner. The repairs are neat and using paper, not sellotape. Repairs are strengthening just a few short tears. There are a few other small nicks and rubs to the dust jacket. The dust jacket is overall a very good, bright example. pp. vii, 196. 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. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107113 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
218 Customs and Traditions (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 66)
Sabin, Joan ; illustrations by Francis Marshall Basil Blackwell Oxford 1976 0631131108 / 9780631131106 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037919 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
233 British Railways Past and Present, No. 35: Shropshire
Siviter, Roger Past & Present Publishing Northants 2001 1858951593 / 9781858951591 Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - 9.5" Tall 
Corners are slightly bumped with small creases. Otherwise appears barely used. No spine creases, no names or inscriptions. 128pp. Image available on request. 049701 
Price: 8.95 GBP

 
 
219 Royal Commission on Standards of Conduct in Public Life, 1974-1976 Report
Salmon, The Rt. Hon Lord (Chairman) Her Majesty's Stationery Office | HMSO London 1976 0101652402 / 9780101652407 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good condition. A couple of light flattened creases to the covers. A small amount of underlining in the text, in blue biro (not extensive). No names or inscriptions. A good working / reading copy. 209pp. 304975 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
234 The Institute of British Geographers, Transactions No. 53, July 1971
Smailes, A. E. ; Blaikie, P. M. Institute of British Geographers Kensington Gore, London 1971 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Covers are rubbed. Contents clean and binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. iii, 163. 049541 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
220 Personality in Politics: Studies in Contemporary Statesmen
Salter, Arthur Faber and Faber London 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original blue cloth boards. Previous owner's name and address written on the front pastedown. Spine slightly faded. The binding is firm and pages clean except for just a couple of pencil notes written in the text (very few). 253pp. 105583 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
235 British Reptiles and Amphibia
Smith, Malcolm ; illustrated by Paxton Chadwick King Penguin Harmondsworth 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Pictorial boards. First edition. Minor rubs to the surface of the boards and to the board edges. Slight bowing to the boards. Small rust spot on the front pastedown and correspondingly on the front endpaper. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Plates are clean and bright. pp. 34, plates. 106053 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
221 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1987 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Noticeable foxing to the top closed outer textblock edge. Both the book and dust jacket are in otherwise very good condition. Pages clean. Binding firm and tight. No names or inscriptions. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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 - 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. 304478 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
236 British Reptiles and Amphibia [King Penguin 47]
Smith, Malcolm ; illustrated by Paxton Chadwick Penguin Books | King Penguin Harmondsworth 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards. The boards are slightly greyed overall in appearance and a little rubbed at the spine edges and corners. Rub and short split at the top of the spine just exposes the board and there is a short split to the surface paper at the base of the spine / front joint. Spine is still very good overall. Binding is firm. Inner hinges very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to endpapers. Plates are bright and clean. pp. 34, plates. 106802 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
222 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1991 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original dark blue boards. Bump and a small light brown stain to the bottom edge of the textblock. Boards lightly bruised at spine ends and to corners. The dust jacket is bruised and creased at the edges, with a small tear at the top edge of the back cover, next to the spine. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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. 307829 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
237 The British Embassy, Athens
Smith, Michael Llewellyn The British Embassy Athens Athens 1998 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dual language - English and Greek. Hardback with cloth spine and pictorial boards. A couple of small scratches / scuffs to the rear board and a snag to the cloth on the back. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm and pages clean and bright. 77pp. 105439 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
223 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1991 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original dark blue boards. Spine leans and slightly cocked. Lightly bruised spine ends with a small bump in the top edge of the front board. In otherwise very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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. 307655 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
238 Death or Victory: The Battle of Quebec and The Birth of Empire
Snow, Dan HarperPress London 2009 0007286201 / 9780007286201 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second-hand hardback with dust jacket in excellent, near fine condition. Very slight bruising to spine ends only. Binding is square and tight. Appears barely read / unread. Clean and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [25]. pp. xxv, 534. 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. 104439 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
224 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1985 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint. Original dark blue boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Dust jacket is faded at the spine and has a short nick in the top edge of the front cover. The binding is firm, inner hinges are very good and pages are clean and textblock tight. No names or inscriptions. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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. 308938 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
239 Freedom: A Commemorative Anthology to Celebrate the 125th Birthday of the British Red Cross
Somerleyton, Belinda ; Low, Sara (compiled by) Little, Brown and Company 1995 0316911674 / 9780316911672 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Bumped at the corners and spine ends. A few very light marks to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and bruised at the edges. Not price clipped. 419pp. 306193 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
225 The Pool of Unease
Sampson, Catherine Macmillan London 2007 0230014437 / 9780230014435 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Binding tight and appears unread. Unmarked. The top of the outer closed textblock edge is a little darkened / tanned. 324pp. Robin Ballantyne is investigating the murder of a British man in Beijing. His headless body was found in woods by an icy, fetid lake. Is his death linked to a recent series of brutal attacks on women? In a city thick with paranoia and corruption, Robin struggles to separate rumour from reality. 304560 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
240 British Wild Flowers (Ladybird Book, Series 727: Conservation)
Stanton, Harry (written and photographed by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1979 072140491x / 9780721404912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial matt boards. There is a very slight (barely perceptible) bend to the boards and light rubs to the cover and spine edges. Rubs to the head and tail of the spine. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 51pp. First edition. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 30p on the back cover. List of titles in the series on the back cover ends with this one, British Wild Flowers. 306444 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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