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91 Mrs Lather's Laundry [A Happy Families story]
Ahlberg, Allan ; Amstutz, Andre Puffin Books 2016 0141374780 / 9780141374789 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. 27.5cm. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 306422 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
106 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

 
 
92 Mrs Vole the Vet [A Happy Families story]
Ahlberg, Allan ; Chichester Clark, Emma Puffin Books 2016 0141374837 / 9780141374833 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. 27.5cm. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 306424 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
107 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

 
 
93 Mr Tick the Teacher [A Happy Families story]
Ahlberg, Allan ; Jaques, Faith Puffin Books 2016 014137487X / 9780141374871 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. 27.5cm. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 306423 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
108 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

 
 
94 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

 
109 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

 
 
95 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

 
110 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

 
 
96 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

 
111 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

 
 
97 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

 
112 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 7 - 9" 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

 
 
98 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

 
113 Alentejo Blue [Signed Limited Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday 2006 0385604866 / 9780385604864 First Edition Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" 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

 
 
99 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

 
114 Brick Lane [Signed 1st Edition]
Ali, Monica Doubleday London 2003 038560484x / 9780385604840 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" 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

 
 
100 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

 
115 Anthony Adverse
Allen, Hervey Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1934 First UK Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" 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

 
 
101 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

 
116 Awaiting Developments
Allen, Judy Julia McRae Books 1988 086203356X / 9780862033569 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
174pp. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Unclipped dust jacket. 174pp. 008028 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
102 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

 
117 Adderbury: A Thousand Years of History
Allen, Nicholas; with Adderbury History Association Phillimore & Co. Ltd Chichester, West Sussex 1995 0850339944 / 9780850339949 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. The book would be described as very good but there are some pale brown splash marks to the outer closed textblock page foredges. The pages themselves are otherwise clean. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket is very good and not price clipped. pp. xv, [1], 144. 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. 307248 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
103 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

 
118 William Allingham: The Diaries
Allingham, William ; edited by H. Allingham and D. Radford with an introduction by John Julius Norwich The Folio Society 1990 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in excellent fine condition. The slipcase is very slightly faded at the edges and has a mark to one side from what looks like a previous price sticker. 351pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to international orders as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102400 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
104 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

 
119 A Mile of River
Allnatt, Judith Doubleday 2008 0385613067 / 9780385613064 First Edition Hardback Very Good Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, condition but the outer closed textblock edges have darkened / tanned a little. First printing. Not previously owned. Clean, tight, unmarked and unread. 285pp. It is 1976 and England is suffocating. The long, dry spring has given way to a summer of severe drought, with standpipes in the streets and a rallying cry to 'save water, share a bath!' For the farmers, life has become a living hell - a daily struggle to make ends meet. The fields are tinder dry, the earth is dusty and scorched and the rivers are drying up to a trickle.Jess and Tom live on a remote farm in the English countryside with their increasingly difficult and brutal father, Henry. Their mother, Sylvie, walked out years before and Jess is struggling with the role of mother figure to Tom, as well as skivvy and hired hand for her father. Jess just wants to be a normal teenager, to go to dances and kiss boys, to take her exams and dream of a future far away from milking cows and ploughing fields. Daydreaming about her mother's return, Jess discovers Sylvie's old diary and begins to uncover the shocking truth about her disappearance. As the drought grips ever tighter, as the water level of the river begins to drop, the menace in the air builds until it reaches boiling point, with a confrontation between Jess and her father that has devastating consequences. 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. 037345 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
105 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

 
120 The American Economy to 1975 : An Interindustry Forecast
Almon Jr., Clopper Harper & Row, Publishers 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original light green cloth boards. The bottom corners of the front endpaper and half-title page have been clipped. A nice clean copy. Dust jacket has minor edgewear - now supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 169pp. 101540 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
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