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91 Travels With Herodotus
Kapuscinski, Ryszard ; translated from the Polish by Klara Glowczewska Allen Lane 2007 0713998482 / 9780713998481 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3rd Allen Lane printing. In excellent fine condition. Unmarked. The dust jacket is presented by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Original RRP 20.00. 301780 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
106 Hydraulische Schmiedepressen und Kraftwasseranlagen. Konstruktion und Berechnung
Muller, Ernst Julius Springer Berlin 1939 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Language: German Half brown morocco binding with tan cloth boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to the spine. Six compartments. There some minor rubs to the leather. Some light scattered foxing inside and the pages are ever so slightly crinkled, as though affected by damp conditions at some time. This copy has been used - there are a couple of small light spills to a few pages and a section of about 10 pages has some quite extensive notes written in pen, in between the lines of text. The writing is neat but extensive. pp. iv, 159. A good working copy. 051580 
Price: 24.00 GBP

 
 
92 Mirror to Russia
Kelly, Marie Noele Country Life Limited London 1952 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Good condition. Original black boards. Some rubs to the cloth at the spine ends. Binding firm and pages clean. 248pp. 105650 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
107 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy
Munitz, Milton K. Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc New York 1981 0023848405 / 9780023848407 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Some heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Previous owner's name blanked out with correction fluid on the half-title page. The binding is firm. No writing to pages. Covers are very slightly faded at the spine. pp. viii, 434. 308638 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
93 The Philosophical Moralists: Mill, Kant and Sartre. An Introduction to Ethics
Kerner, George C. Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1990 0198242271 / 9780198242277 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good, clean condition. Previous owner's name crossed out on the inside of the front cover. No other writing inside. Binding is firm. pp. xii, 204. 308662 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
108 Puppets (Puffin Picture Book No. 112)
Murray, Gordon ; illustrated by Tony Hart Penguin Books | Puffin Harmondsworth 1958 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Hart, Tony 
Very scarce picture puffin in really nice, clean condition. Unfortunately just one die-punched press out shape from p.26 has slipped out, so is missing. It is otherwise in excellent condition. Flexible card covers with stapled binding and yellow cloth spine. Just a hint of rusting to the staples showing through the yellow cloth. Some very light indentations to the covers where it looks as though the book may have been lightly used as a rest for writing on a piece of paper. The binding is really tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Browned inside the covers and to the first page. pp. 31. A lovely example if you can overlook the missing shape. 18.4 x 26cm. 106144 
Price: 70.00 GBP

 
 
94 Elizabeth, Lady Holland to her Son 1821 - 1845
Lady Holland ; edited by The Earl of Ilchester John Murray London 1946 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint of April 1946; first published March 1946. Original red boards. No dust jacket. Very good, clean condition. No dust jacket. Spine slightly faded. The signature of eminent historian Hugh Trevor-Roper on the front endpaper. No other ownership marks or writing inside. pp. x, 251. 104273 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
109 English Exercises, adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing; - Instances of False Orthography; Violations of the Rules of Syntax; - Defects in Punctuation; and Violations of the Rules respecting perspicuous and accurate Writing. Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners, as well as for the use of Schools.
Murray, Lindley Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green | Harvey and Darton | Wilson and Sons London and York 1825 Leather Bound Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
33rd edition.Simple plain calf binding. Some rubs and marks but the binding is firm and joint good. Chipped at the head of spine, with loss of headband. Previous owner's name and date on the f.e.p and another below, crossed out - both nineteenth century. Some creasing to p.31/32. Light foxing. A number of marks in the text in the Orthography exercises section; some pen, some pencil, plus a few ink blobs. 228pp. 17.5cm. 103979 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
95 Grammaire Generale et Raisonnee 1660
Lancelot, Claude ; Arnauld, Antoine The Scolar Press Limited Menston, Yorkshire 1968 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good, clean condition. Old pencil price in small writing on the front cover. Light rubs to cover edges. The binding is firm. Pages clean throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Facsimile edition. 309241 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
110 How Audrey Became a Guide; and Audrey in Camp
Nash, F. O. H. ; illustrated by Ernest Prater The Sheldon Press [c. 1923] Northumberland Avenue, London 1923 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Prater, Ernest 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Publication date not stated but is c. 1923. Original blue boards with black titles and decoration. A forwards lean to the spine. Bruising to the spine ends and corners rubbed and slightly bumped. Some foxing and general greyness to outer closed textblock page edges. A prize bookplate on the front pastedown, dated 1928. Previous owner's name and address in small neat writing on the front endpaper. Grubby mark to the bottom edge of the front endpaper. Colour frontis. illustration. Some scattered foxing and minor handling marks to a few pages. Flattened creases to the top corners of a few pages. The binding is firm. A good reading copy. pp. 58, 8. 106618 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
96 The Second-Best Children in the World
Lavin, Mary ; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone Longman Young Books London 1972 Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Very short repaired snag to the rear board at the spine. The boards and dust jacket are both slightly yellowed at the spine. Boards a little bruised and rubbed at the spine and edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light grubby handling marks and light handling creasing to page. All marks are light. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, endpapers and pastedowns. Number written in pen (in small writing) on the rear pastedown. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges, has some light creases and is generally discoloured overall. Front flap not price clipped. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. Lovely Edward Ardizzone illustrations. 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. 106067 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
111 Cavalcade of The North: An Entertaining Collection of Distinguished Writing by Canadian Authors
Nelson, George E. (selected by) ; Costain, Thomas B. (introduction by) Doubleday & Company, Inc Garden City, New York 1958 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Lacks dust jacket. The boards are a little rubbed and bruised at the spine ends and there are a few small marks to the front board. Top textblock edge green. Foredges untrimmed / rough cut. Pages slightly tanned but nice quality paper. Binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 640pp. 305104 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
97 A Guide to Essay Writing in Russian
Le Fleming, Svetlana and Stephen Bristol Classical Press 2002 1853994936 / 9781853994937 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in clean, tight, near fine condition. There is a very small rub and crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 223. 308714 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
112 The Birthday of Little Jesus
North, Sterling ; illustrated by Valenti Angelo World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd by arrangement with Grosset and Dunlap, New York 1953 First UK Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Red boards. The boards are rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Some foxing to the endpaers and to dust jacket flaps. Some light foxing to pages. A few minor grubby marks to the edges of page margins. Small blue ink spot to the bottom margin edge of two pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are indentations to the front endpaper where the page has been used as a writing rest. The dust jacket is soiled to the front cover, some small pale stains and general discolouration. The dust jacket is also worn and torn at the edges with quite a large section of loss to the bottom edge of the back cover. Front flap 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. 306991 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
98 The Price of Fuel
Little, I. M. D. Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original red cloth binding. Some foxing to endpapers and to outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Contents clean; no writing to pages. pp. xiv, 197. 049384 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
113 The Darlings of Downing Street: The Psychosexual Drama of Power [Inscribed and Signed by the Author]
O'Connor, Garry Politico's Publishing London 2007 1842752022 / 9781842752029 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed and signed by the author - inscribed on the front endpaper, signed on the title page in the same pen and writing. Appears barely read. There is a very small bump to the top edge of the textblock. In very good condition in a near fine dust jacket. Dust jacket not clipped. pp. xv, 351. 304408 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
99 Writing Scotland: How Scotland's Writers Shaped the Nation
Macdougall, Carl Polygon 2004 1904598234 / 9781904598237 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, near fine condition. The laminate of the cover is peeling from the bottom corner of the back cover. 224pp. 303466 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
114 The Barrens
Oates, Joyce Carol ; Joyce Carol Oates writing as Rosamond Smith Orion London 2002 0752847368 / 9780752847368 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing, UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Tight and appears unread. Top outer closed textblock edge is very slightly darkened / tanned. 296pp. In this compelling new novel from one of the most powerful and original voices in contemporary American literature, Joyce Carol Oates (writing as Rosamond Smith) turns her remarkable skills to the complex story of a serial killer and the people his crimes touch and transform. Matt McBride remembers the first victim. He was barely out of junior high when the mutilated body of the popular, pretty teenager was uncovered in the desolate New Jersey Pine Barrens and the horror haunts his memory still. 304562 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
100 Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism
Millikan, Ruth Garrett A Bradford Book | MIT Press 1991 0262631156 / 9780262631150 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Second printing. The binding is firm and tight. A few light rubs to cover edges. Previous owner's name heavily crossed out just inside the front cover. Pages are clean; no writing. Just very pale marks / discolouration from thumbing to the outer closed textblock foredge. pp. x, 355. 309084 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
115 The Barrens (An Otto Penzler Book)
Oates, Joyce Carol ; Joyce Carol Oates writing as Rosamond Smith Orion London 2002 0752847368 / 9780752847368 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing, UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Tight and appears unread. Outer textblock edges are very slightly darkened / tanned. 296pp. In this compelling new novel from one of the most powerful and original voices in contemporary American literature, Joyce Carol Oates (writing as Rosamond Smith) turns her remarkable skills to the complex story of a serial killer and the people his crimes touch and transform. Matt McBride remembers the first victim. He was barely out of junior high when the mutilated body of the popular, pretty teenager was uncovered in the desolate New Jersey Pine Barrens and the horror haunts his memory still. 306621 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
101 Australia and New Zealand (Advanced Level Geography Series)
Money, D. C. University Tutorial Press Ltd London 1965 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original pale blue boards. 3rd edition. Slight bruising to spine ends and corners. Previous owner's name in small neat writing to top of f.e.p. Binding firm. In very good, clean condition. pp. xii, 459. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges; 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. 306076 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
116 The Finding of Angela
Page, Alice M. The Religious Tract Society [c.1913] London 1913 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Decorative grey cloth binding, with pictorial sepia portrait paper onlay on front board. Colour frontis. illustration. n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1913 [ref. British Library] or possibly later reprint. Every Girl's Bookshelf Series. Some foxing and minor thumbing / handling marks. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other writing. Binding sl. shaken. 307pp. 301226 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
102 Introduction to Human Geography
Money, D. C. University Tutorial Press Ltd London 1957 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
2nd edition. Original blue boards. Lightly bumped top corners. A signature in small writing on the front cover of the dust jacket. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges, with a few short nicks. DJ not price clipped. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks inside. Fold-out map at the back in good condition. pp. viii, 332. 023688 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
117 Russian Village Prose: The Radiant Past
Parthe, Kathleen F. Princeton University Press Princeton, New Jersey 1992 0691015341 / 9780691015347 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back. Previous owner's name written on the front endpaper, light rubs to cover edges and a few minor marks to the covers. Very light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. Text pages clean and the binding is firm. pp. xiv, [3], 194. 309009 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
103 The Infinite
Moore, A. W. Routledge 1991 0415070481 / 9780415070485 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. No writing in the text. pp. xii, 268. 308666 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
118 Sense and Content: Experience, Thought and their Relations
Peacocke, Christopher Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1983 0198247028 / 9780198247029 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. A good reading / reference copy. Text pages are free from any notes or writing but there is a pale stain to the bottom corner of the textblock, affecting the very bottom corner of pages throughout (this is very pale and is well away from text). Previous owner's bookplate on the half-title page. pp. ix, 221. 308494 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
104 The World: Travels 1950 - 2000
Morris, Jan W. W. Norton & Company 2003 0393052087 / 9780393052084 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped, the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. xiv, 458. 303211 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
119 Spiked Shoes
Peters, Jim & Hoare, Bob ; illustrated by Harold Beards The Children's Book Club London 1959 Book Club edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. Very lightly bruised at the spine ends. Children's book club edition. Binding firm. No names or inscriptions. A few light foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket has some pencil writing on the back cover, is rubbed at the edges and has a pale stain at the edge of the rear board. 184pp. 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. 049841 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
105 The London Year: A Book of Many Moods
Morton, H. V. ; decorated from a London sketch book by A. E. Horne Methuen & Co., Ltd Essex Street, London 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Horne, A. E. (illustrations by) 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First edition. Original blue boards, with City of London coat of arms in gilt on the upper board and gilt titles to the spine. A very mild curvature to the boards. The binding is nice and firm and inner hinges are very good. Pages are clean throughout. No names or inscriptions. A few pages have been rough cut at the foredge and/or bottom edge. pp. xii, 211. Overall a nice copy of the scarce first edition. 309425 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
120 Brush Up Your Own Language
Pocock, Guy ; drawings by Phyllis R. Ward J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd London 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1st ed. Original cloth; some light marks. Contents VG. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other writing. pp. vii, 127. 301942 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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