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301 Andy Pandy's Playhouse (Andy Pandy Book 26)
Bird, Maria ; illustrated by Matvyn Wright Brockhampton Press Leicester 0340030461 / 9780340030462 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Not a first edition. This copy is 1969 or later as it has an isbn number on the back cover. Stapled binding. Yellow spine. It's in really good clean condition. A nice copy of this hard-to-find Andy Pandy book. There is a slight flattened crease to the top corner of the back cover. Really pristine inside. Unmarked. 5.5 x 5.25 inches. 102105 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
316 Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor
Blackmore, R. D. Sampson Low, Marston & Company Fleet Street, London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. In fair to good condition. Dark green cloth binding - rubbed and frayed at the spine ends, with short nicks in the cloth to the same and minor loss to the cloth at the head of the spine. A forwards lean to the spine. Significant foxing to endpapers, pastedowns, first and last few pages. Lighter scattered foxing to pages. Binding a little shaken in a couple of places. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 38th edition. pp. 517. Lorna Doone was first published in 1869. 306964 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
302 Andy Pandy's Tea Party
Bird, Maria ; illustrated by Matvyn Wright Brockhampton Press Leicester Soft cover Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small soft back. Stapled binding. Dark blue spine. Some light creasing to the covers and some foxing to the page edges. Publication date not stated but this is a pre-ISBN printing. There are 16 titles listed on the back cover. Pages are mostly nice and clean; occasional small foxing mark. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 5.5 x 5.25 inches. 308263 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
317 Cradock Nowell. A Tale of the New Forest.
Blackmore, R. D. [Richard Dorridge Blackmore] Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited London 1893 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Dark green cloth - some marks to the boards, rubs and the cloth is frayed at the head of the spine with some small loss. Binding sound and firm. Some foxing to prelims and a few marks to bottom outer closed textblock page edges. Pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Revised edition (revised by the author). pp. viii, 461. 102219 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
303 Andy Pandy's Washing Day
Bird, Maria ; illustrated by Matvyn Wright Brockhampton Press Leicester Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Small soft back. Stapled binding. Mid blue spine. Some light creasing to the covers and some marks to the back cover. Publication date not stated but this is a pre-ISBN printing. Foxing to the closed textblock page edges. There are 8 titles listed on the back cover and a printed price of 1/6 net. Pages are mostly nice and clean; occasional small foxing mark and some light creasing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 5.5 x 5.25 inches. 308264 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
318 Mary Anerley, A Yorkshire Tale
Blackmore, R. D. [Richard Dorridge Blackmore] Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Dark green cloth - some marks, rubs, cloth frayed and chipped at the head of the spine, with small loss. Significant foxing to endpapers; otherwise clean. Binding solid but a slight forwards lean to the spine. No names or inscriptions. pp. iv, 442. 102195 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
304 Railways and War Since 1917, featuring World War II
Bishop, Denis ; Davies, W. J. K. Blandford Press London 1974 0713707062 / 9780713707069 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original light brown boards. In very good, clean condition but with discolouration / tanning to the edges of the pages and the edges of the dust jacket. The binding is firm and pages otherwise clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 127, including colour plates. 307548 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
319 Wesley College: The First Hundred Years
Blainey, Geoffrey ; Morrissey, James ; Hulme, S. E. K. Wesley College, in association with Robertson and Mullens Melbourne 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Green boards with pink title panel on the spine. The boards are rubbed at the base of the spine. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean, but with pale foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 240. Front flap of the dust jacket is price clipped and the jacket is rubbed at the spine ends and corners. 308787 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
305 Railways and War Before 1918 (Mechanised Warfare in Colour)
Bishop, Denis ; Davis, W. J. K. Blandford Press London 1972 0713707038 / 9780713707038 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey boards. There is a small dent to the spine, with a corresponding small hole to the spine of the dust jacket. The binding is otherwise firm and tight and pages clean, though tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A few very small brown marks to the bottom outer closed textblock page edge. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. pp. 154, including colour plates. 307445 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
320 Sermons, Volume The Second (The Twelfth edition)
Blair, Hugh A. Strahan and T. Cadell | W. Creech London and Edinburgh 1789 Leather Bound Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Full tree calf with black and red labels to the spine, gilt titles and spine decoration. No raised bands. The upper, or front, board is very nearly detached and hangs by a thread. Lower board is quite firm; has some cracks to the joint. Loss to the spine ends. Heavily rubbed corners. The pages are bright and clean throughout and the textblock binding is firm; a couple of very minor marks only to pages. Contemporary bookplate on the front pastedown. pp. viii, 458, + publisher's list. 21.3cm tall. A quite acceptable reading, reference or repair copy. 309126 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
306 Dangerous Masquerade
Black, Hermina Hodder & Stoughton 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Very clean. No names or inscriptions. 192pp. Binding firm. Minor rubs to dust jacket edges. The jacket is now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Not price-clipped. 025128 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
321 Warscape
Blair, Pauline Hunter Church Farm House Books Cambridge 2002 0953631729 / 9780953631728 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original blue cloth binding. Second-hand book in excellent FINE condition. No previous ownership names, inscriptions or other marks. Not price clipped, the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 246pp. 101806 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
307 The Reign of Elizabeth 1558-1603 (The Oxford History of England)
Black, J. B. Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1992 0198217013 / 9780198217015 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint of the 2nd edition. Original dark blue boards; just lightly bruised spine ends, light bruising to the dust jacket edges and a minor bump to the middle of the top outer closed textblock page edge. A mild lean to the spine. Otherwise very good, clean and tight. Binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xxvi, 539, maps and tables. 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. 307654 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
322 Mad Shadows
Blais, Marie-Claire ; translated from the French by Merloyd Lawrence Jonathan Cape London 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's black cloth binding. Lacks dust jacket. In excellent clean near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 125pp. 301559 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
308 The Reign of Elizabeth 1558-1603 (The Oxford History of England)
Black, J. B. Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1985 0198217013 / 9780198217015 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint of the 2nd edition. Original dark blue boards. In very good, clean and tight condition. Binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xxvi, 539, maps and tables. 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. 307828 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
323 The Heart of Scotland
Blake, George ; with a foreword by Eric Linklater ; illustrated from drawings by Brian Cook and from photographs; dust jacket design by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd North Audley Street, London 1938 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original purple cloth, with green titles. The boards are slightly faded and lightly bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm. Top edges tinted purple. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xii, 115. The dust jacket is bright and fresh, though slightly faded at the spine; lightly rubbed and several short tears to the edges, with a few very small chips. Front flap 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 protects the jacket against wear. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). Batsford British Heritage series. 107109 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
309 Cambridge University Press, 1584-1984
Black, M. H. Cambridge University Press 1984 0521264731 / 9780521264730 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second printing. Original blue boards. Top edge blue. Some very pale marks to the top outer closed textblock edge and a minor bump to the base of the spine (book and dust jacket). The book itself is otherwise very near fine. Unmarked inside. No names or inscriptions. Binding tight and firm. Pages clean. pp. xvii, 343. 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. 104638 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
324 The Quentin Blake Book of Nonsense Verse
Blake, Quentin (selected and illustrated by) Viking London 1994 0670852287 / 9780670852284 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First impression. Original grey boards. The book itself is in very good condition - light bruising to the spine ends and minor bumps to the bottom corners. The binding is firm and pages are bright and clean, except for a small faint mark to the edge of the rear endpaper. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding is tight. The dust jacket unfortunately has a water-type stain to the top of the back cover, affecting approx. 11cm x 3cm max at the top edge. There are a few other very light marks to the dust jacket and minor rubs to the edges and bruising to the spine ends of the jacket. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 286. 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. 105948 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
310 The Observer's Book of Fossils [Observer's No. 71]
Black, Rhona M. Frederick Warne London 1977 0723215685 / 9780723215684 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Small pocket-sized book. First edition. Original bright green boards. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and discolouration to the edges of the dust jacket. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 191 308797 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
325 Observer of the Dance, 1958-1982
Bland, Alexander Dance Books Ltd London 1985 0903102919 / 9780903102919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards, very slightly bruised at the spine ends. The dust jacket is a little faded at the edges. In very good, clean condition - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. xiv, 250. Dust 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. 305371 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
311 The New Prince of Fortunatus
Black, William Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited London 1894 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Dark green cloth. G. Cloth is rubbed at the spine ends - slightly frayed with minor loss at head of spine. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Some flattened creases to the first few text pages. Surface wear to the paper of the front pastedown and endpaper - disintegration to the surface of the paper, with a couple of small holes. Very small ink mark to the tip of some pages in the middle of the textblock. Binding is nice and firm still. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. New and revised edition of 1894. 411pp. 18cm. 100414 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
326 Problems in the Different Branches of Philosophy, Adapted to the Course of Reading Pursued in the University of Cambridge [Leather Bound]
Bland, Miles (ed.) Whittaker, Treacher & Co. London Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
n.d. Date not stated. Bound in full leather. Blind stamping to the front cover (shield in centre), raised bands with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Marbled endpapers. In very good overall condition for its age. Leather is a little bumped and scuffed to the extremeties. The pages are badly foxed, but are free from names or inscriptions. An attractive binding. 374pp. 035811 
Price: 95.00 GBP

 
 
312 A Scent of New-Mown Hay
Blackburn, John Penguin Books 1961 First Thus Soft cover Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First Penguin edition. Spine rolled and with a significant forwards lean. In fair to good condition. The white parts of the covers have discoloured / browned and there are a few small brown marks. Corners lightly creased and some light rubs to spine edges. No names or inscriptions. Pages browned. No loose pages or cracked binding; in good readable condition. pp. 191. 106005 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
327 The Farmer's Boy; A Rural Poem. [The Sixth Edition]
Bloomfield, Robert Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; and Longman and Rees, Paternoster Row, by James Swan. London 1802 Leather Bound Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Contemporary mottled calf, with renewed lighter calf spine. Red morocco title label. Later marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Binding tight and firm. There are small worm traces: a small hole at the base of the front joint, and traces to both the top and bottom of the inner hinges, both front and back. Text pages and text block remain unaffected. Some light scattered foxing. A couple of pencil notes to pages. Two previous owner's signatures. Ribbon page marker present but not attached. With black and white engraved plates and vignettes. Some offsetting from the plates. An attractive little volume. pp. xxxii, 128. [Robert Bloomfield, 1766-1823]. 1802. 16.5cm x 10.5cm. 101167 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
313 Psychology and the Social Pattern
Blackburn, Julian Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co London 1945 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. Reprint; same year as the first edition. Previous owner's name and date written on the front endpaper. The International Library of Sociology and Social Reconstruction edition. Some foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and some light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. War economy standard book production. The binding is firm. Pages are clean. pp. viii, 157. The dust jacket has some light grey-ish marks and the underside has been reinforced with brown paper tape to the edges and folds. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket has been trimmed a little bit short in height for the book. 013688 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
328 Revenge: A Story Of Hope
Blumenfeld, Laura Simon & Schuster New York, USA 2002 0684853167 / 9780684853161 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. 'My father was shot by a terrorist. A decade later, I went looking for him ...' 382pp. Both book and dust jacket in very good, clean condition. Small rubs to the top corners of the dust jacket. Binding is tight and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped. 004798 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
314 The Framework of Human Behaviour
Blackburn, Julian Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co London 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. War economy standard book production. Previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper. A few pen ticks against the list of other titles at the back of the book. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. Binding firm. The dust jacket is heavily foxed and discoloured and rubbed, and torn edges have been reinforced to the underside with brown paper strips affixed to the underside of the jacket. Dust 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. 013690 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
329 English Villages (Britain in Pictures)
Blunden, Edmund William Collins London 1942 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Illustrated, with 12 colour plates and 25 black and white illustrations. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The boards are clean but there is a bend in the boards towards the bottom of the spine. Lightly rubbed edges, spine ends and corners. The binding is firm, no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some noticeable foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and some light occasional foxing to outer closed textblock edges and to pages. 48pp. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges and has some foxing to the back cover. 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. 105098 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
315 Tales and Talks About Children: Here, There, and Everywhere
Blackie and Son [Publisher] Blackie and Son Limited [c. 1907] London, Glasgow and Bombay 1907 Hardcover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated but c. 1907 - Ref. British Library. Previous owner's name and date of 1917 written just inside the rear board. Pictorial illustrated front board, grey rear board and grey cloth spine. The front board is generally greyed and the boards are quite heavily rubbed at the corners, boards exposed. Lighter rubs to the spine and edges. Binding is nice and firm. Opens onto colour illustrated pastedown and title page opposite. Pages are mostly fresh and clean, with some small light grubby finger-type marks to a few pages. Colour and black and white illustration throughout. Unpaginated. Contents are near very good. 26 x 20cm. 101304 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
330 Enid Blyton's Magazine No. 14, Vol 6. July 2nd - 15th, 1958.
Blyton, Enid Evans Brothers, Limited for the E. B. Magazine Co., Ltd 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
A single issue of the fortnightly magazine from Enid Blyton. Stapled binding. Covers lightly rubbed. Browned edges. Some foxing to the back cover. Otherwise a really good clean example. Contains stories, activities, letters, adverts and a letter-style editorial from Enid Blyton to her readers. 8 x 5.5 inches. 39pp. 102413 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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