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31 The Magic Fan [Inscribed by the Author]
Baker, Keith Harcourt Childrens Books 1989 0152507507 / 9780152507503 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall The Author Inscribed By the Author
Laminated boards. Landscape format, 9" x 11.5". Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, reads: 'For Oz, Keith Baker 1997' with original drawing of a fan by the signature. Additional name of Oz pencilled to the front endpaper. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. One night as the moon rose over the sea, a magic fan floated in the waves. This is the story of the boy who found it - and how it changed his life forever. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 023644 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
46 Wonders of Animal Life
Berridge, W. W. Simpkin, Marshall Hamiltion, Kent & Co. Ltd London 1919 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Pictorial cloth. In very good, sound condition. Binding firm. Boards are bumped at corners. No names or inscriptions. Foxing to the outer textblock edges and, to a lesser extent, page margins. Closed tear to title page. First reprint, August 1919. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates. 270pp + plates. 303096 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
32 The Polar Bear on the Ice (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Banks, Martin (text by) Belitha Press 1989 0947553606 / 9780947553609 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new but with a light, small scratch to the back cover. 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. 308006 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
47 Jackie and the Pony Trekkers
Berrisford, Judith M. ; illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam Brockhampton Press 1965 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
2nd impression. Red boards. In VG clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges. Not price clipped. 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). 121pp. 302671 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
33 The Story of Little Black Bobtail
Bannerman, Helen Chatto and Windus London 1972 0701100281 / 9780701100285 Hardcover Good Poor Book 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall 
Pale blue pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The sewing of the first section of pages is a little loose. Spine ends and corners are a little rubbed and there is a short split in the front board hinge at the base of the spine (1cm). Interior in good clean condition. The dust jacket is worn, completely split at spine (with residue from an old sellotape repair), with further rubs and nicks. Not price clipped. The dust jacket is now held together loosely inside a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and serves to enhance the appearance and prolong the life of the dust jacket). 56pp. 303034 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
48 The Life of John Calvin
Beza, Theodore Evangelical Press Webster, NY 1997 085234404x / 9780852344040 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent condition. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 144pp. 104003 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
34 Power and Protest in American Life
Barbrook, Alec ; Bolt, Christine Martin Robertson Oxford 1980 0855201320 / 9780855201326 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original red boards. Book and dust jacket both in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 21.5cm. 375pp. 300978 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
49 The Kestrel in the Town (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Birkhead, Mike (text and photographs by) Methuen Children's Books 1988 041606552X / 9780416065527 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. 308013 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
35 Fear The Worst
Barclay, Linwood Orion Books London 2010 0752897411 / 9780752897417 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in fine condition. Excellent condition, appears unread. Second printing. RRP £18.99. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 24cm. 'The worst day of Tim Blake's life started out with him making breakfast for his seventeen-year-old daughter Sydney. Syd was staying with him while she worked a summer job at the Just Inn Time hotel, and Tim hoped this quality father-daughter time would help her deal with the after-effects of his divorce. When Syd didn't return home at her usual time, Tim thought she'd probably just gone to the mall to hang with her friend. When she didn't answer her phone, he began to worry.' 300182 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
50 J. M. Barrie and The Lost Boys
Birkin, Andrew Constable London 1979 0094620008 / 9780094620001 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Some light foxing spots to outer textblock foredge. Otherwise VG, clean. No names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped. 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). 324pp. 303168 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
36 A Perfect Life
Barker, Raffaella Headline Review 2006 0755324099 / 9780755324095 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Original grey boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. First impression. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. 324pp. 041224 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
51 Oxford (Britain in Old Photographs)
Blackman, Robert S. The History Press Gloucestershire 2009 0752451286 / 9780752451282 Soft Cover NEW 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Brand new paperback. This wonderful selection of photographs illustrates the rich history of one of Britain's most famous cities. It provides a comprehensive guide to Oxford's past, using rare images of the city to bring a bygone era to life. Focusing on the wonderful architecture that has existed for centuries, yet remains just as impressive today, Oxford's picturesque landscape is magnificently portrayed. RRP £12.99. 051845 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
37 The Wolf, The Duck and the Mouse
Barnett, Mac (written by) ; Klassen, Jon (illustrated by) Walker Books 2017 1406377791 / 9781406377798 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. First impression. Early one morning a mouse met a wolf and was quickly gobbled up...When a woeful mouse is swallowed up by a wolf, he quickly learns he is not alone: a duck has already set up digs and, boy, has that duck got it figured out! Turns out it's pretty nice inside the belly of the beast - there's delicious food, elegant table settings and, best of all, dancing. And there's something more: no more fear of being eaten by a wolf! Life's not so bad, considering the alternatives. That is, until a hunter shows up. Slim unpaginated 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 it protects the jacket against wear. 307175 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
52 Lorna Doone
Blackmore, R. D. ; illustrated by Lionel Edwards J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1968 0460050222 / 9780460050227 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Children's Illustrated Classics edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Patterned cloth. Some foxing spots to the top of the closed textblock edge. With 26 line drawings and 4 colour plates. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine and has some minor rubs 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). A lovely edition of this West Country classic. pp. ix, 493. 302430 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
38 Caligari's Cabinet and other Grand Illusions: A History of Film Design
Barsacq, Leon ; revised and edited by Elliott Stein ; with a foreword by Rene Clair New York Graphic Society Boston 1976 0821206206 / 9780821206201 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
First English Language edition. Black cloth. In very good clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. Not price clipped, but with a few minor rubs to spine ends and corners, 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). 264pp. 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. 302181 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
53 Mistress of Melthorpe [SIGNED by the author]
Bloom, Alan Aidan Ellis Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, UK 1996 0856282723 / 9780856282720 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: 'Good wishes from Alan Bloom 1998'. A novel from the well-known horticulturist and founder of Bressingham Gardens and Blooms of Bressingham. Alan Bloom (1906-2005). A very good clean copy - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Not price-clipped. Original price of £16.99 printed on the front flap. Jacket design by Craig Dodd. From the front flap of the dust jacket: ...'"Berkeley will have to go - he's not right for our type of garden." And so Tom Berkeley's fate appears to have been sealed, as Gerald Potts decides that his new gardener cannot be trusted with the garden at Melthorpe Manor. A small legacy gives Anne Potts a chance to gain her independence from her overbearing husband; and she and Tom find happiness together through his love of plants and her need to carve out a life of her own.' 152pp. 22cm. 100095 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
39 Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Basu, Shrabani W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 184632873X / 9781846328732 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, fine, like new condition. 374pp. The story of Noor Inayat Khan, the descendant of an Indian Prince who became a British secret agent for the SOE during WWII. Born and brought up in the non-violent Sufi religion, she seemed an unlikely secret agent. Yet she was the first female radio operator in Nazi-occupied France and refused to abandon her post in Paris in 1943. Captured by the Germans, she was kept in solitary confinement for 10 months, then transported to Dachau and shot in September 1944. 302997 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
54 The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life
Bloom, Harold Yale University Press 2011 0300167601 / 9780300167603 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. pp. x, 357. 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. 304025 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
40 Collins Girls' Annual
Bayley, Viola ; Chappell, Mollie ; Shaw, Jane ; et al. Collins London and Glasgow Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
No date stated. c. late 1950s - 1960 edition. The first story is 'Susan's School Play' by Jane Shaw. The annual is in VERY GOOD clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. Pictorial front board, plain rear board, yellow cloth spine. The dust jacket is worn and torn, with some loss at the head of the spine. Not price clipped, 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). 128pp. 302403 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
55 Five Go Down to the Sea
Blyton, Enid Hodder & Stoughton, Limited 1959 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
5th impression. Red boards, nice clean condition. There are remnants of a presentation prize bookplate on the f.e.p. and foxing to the closed outer textblock edges. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges and price clipped. 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). 191pp. 303175 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
41 The Conquest of Life (History of a Society series of novels)
Béhaine, René ; translated into English by Edward Crankshaw George Allen and Unwin Ltd London 1939 First UK Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First published in France in 1914; this is the first English edition. From the French original 'La Conquête de la Vie'. Mid reddish-brown cloth binding - a few minor marks to the boards and lightly bruised spine ends and corners. Contents are clean and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are some very minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredges. 325pp. Novel. 101124 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
56 The Little Girl at Capernaum
Blyton, Enid ; illustrated by Elsie Walker Lutterworth Press 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth. Previous owner's name and brief address written on the f.e.p. in red biro. Contents in really lovely bright and clean condition. The dust jacket is worn, with quite a long tear to the spine edge of the front cover and further rubs and small chips to the edges. Price clipped. 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). 64pp. 303259 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
42 Cover His Face: A Novel of the Life and Times of Thomas Chatterton, the Marvellous Boy of Bristol
Bell, Neil Collins London 1943 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original pink cloth boards. A partial cup ring mark to the rear board. Spine is faded and dulled. Light bruising to spine ends. Clean inside and binding firm; no names, inscriptions or other marks. 320pp. 104171 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
57 With a Little Luck: An American Odyssey/the Remarkable Life of a Self-Made Woman and Her Spirited Journey to the Top [Signed by the Author]
Boehm, Helen F. Rawson Associates New York 1985 0892562773 / 9780892562770 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Hardback with dust jacket. First Edition (not the Limited Edition). Signed by the author on the reverse of the front endpaper. 219pp. There is a very pale stain to the top edge of the front endpaper (quite hard to see). Stain is more visible as a small light brown stain to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The binding is firm. Short tear to the front cover of the dust jacket (with old tape repair to underside of jacket). Not price clipped. 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. 024770 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
43 Steep Ways and Narrow, A Layman's Autobiography
Bell, Vicars Faber and Faber London 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth. A nice clean copy. No names or inscriptions. Tidy dust jacket; a few minor rubs 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). 106pp. 302305 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
58 Stories, Political Writings, and Autobiographical Works
Boll, Heinrich ; edited by Martin Black Continuum Publishing New York and London 2006 0826417981 / 9780826417985 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Excellent fine as new condition. 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). pp. xxii, 306. 303136 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
44 How to Make the Best of Life
Bennett, Arnold Hodder and Stoughton [c.1920s] London 1923 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. First published in 1923, I believe this copy to be a slightly later 1920s reprint. Original red cloth binding. Some marks to the boards and a forwards lean to the spine. Previous owner's name and address written in pencil on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean, except for a few very light pencil marks in page margins. A little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 319. Arnold Bennett's rather dubious thoughts on life, love, relationships, marriage, bringing up children, and so on. 307060 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
59 The Western Front - Part III, March 1917. Trench Scenery.
Bone, Muirhead Published by Authority From The Offices of Country Life Ltd London 1917 Soft cover Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Thin card covers, no dust jacket. Some light scattered foxing, mostly confined to the margins except Plate 56 (Distant Amiens) which has more noticeable foxing. Stapled binding. Staples rusted with slight marks showing through the covers. The binding has pulled at the last plate, exposing the staples. 20 plates. Part 3 of a 10-part publication depicting the Armed Forces in the First World War. Bone was appointed as Britain's first official war artist in May 1916. 31cm x 24cm. 103256 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
45 Broken Wings: A Soldier's Diary
Bennett, Vernon Harold The Fortune Press London 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Bright red boards. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of front free endpaper. 38pp. Complete with beige dust jacket. There is a pale stain to the back cover of the dust jacket. 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). 302785 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
60 Rembrandt
Bonnier, Henry Pall Mall Press London 1970 0269027114 / 9780269027116 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Minor rubs to the board edges. Dust jacket discoloured at the edges with a small mark at the bottom edge of the back cover. Inside in very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 118pp. A few light foxing spots just inside the boards. DJ not price clipped. 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). 302887 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
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