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A FIFTH LAKELAND SKETCHBOOK

By: WAINWRIGHT, A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: KENDAL, WESTMORLAND GAZETTE: 1973

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9339

Condition: VG+


H/b oblong , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG , Possible 1st edition Undated , Dark blue leather effect boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. Unpaginated. a fifth selection of 80 studies of the lake district with accompanying notes. Last title in list with other titles- The Outlying Fells of Lakeland and Scottish Mountain Drawings Vol 1 noted as in preparation. (book- no previous owner name or insc. No bumps. D/J - publisher's price sticker removed leaving shaddow. He... View more info

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THE JET AGE Background to the News no 8

By: WALKER, RONALD , Air Correspondent

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE NEWS CHRONICLE: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118288

Condition: G+


Staples illustrated card covers, 215x140 mm approx, 40pp, Numerous b/w photos and world map. Number 8 in the "Background to the News " series no 8 and written by a former war correspondent with the RAF - Air Correspondent R Walker. This issue extols the lead made by Britain in the launch of the de Havilland Comet jet passenger aircraft in 1952.Good+ (Booklet- staples rusty, Ink private ex lib name stamp to reverse of front cover. No other notable defects). Please... View more info

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MECHANICAL TIN TOYS in Colour

By: WELTENS , ARNO , Authority & Collector

Price: £8.00

Publisher: POOLE, BLANDFORD PRESS / Blandford Colour series: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11559

ISBN: 0713708484

Condition: Fine


Small FINE H/b,FINE D/j. 1st. Blandford Colour series, Profusely illustrated with 80 Pages of plates + lind drawings in text.Brief history, Alphabetical:- descp. of German, European & American Firms, Biblio; & films, Trademark index, 10 headings of collective toys.A Weltens. [ book & Dust Jacket both as new.176pp. 195x135mm[ camera has made title appear blurry, but they are not blurred] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE BOYS' BUDGET c. 1920's

By: WESTERMAN , Percy F , TALBOT , E , & 15 other contributors.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1926

Seller ID: 119757

Condition: Good


DATED 1926 to Nameplate. thick format Large H/b annual - book -good. Adventure tales by Percy F Westerman , E Talbot & 15 other contributors b/w in line illust. with colour Frontis;" Going all out" shows a runner jumping a ditch. [ a South Wales English Congregational Union Presentation nameplate to front end paper - for collecting money for the Home Mission Fund [ D J Thomas] sec., dated Dec. 1926. Outer Card boards weary from use showing markings mainly to rear... View more info

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DUNCTON TALES ( VOLUME ONE OF THE BOOK OF SILENCE)

By: WILLIAM HORWOOD

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, HARPER COLLINS: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121093

ISBN: 0002236761

Condition: VG+


Grey Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. (iv) + 454 pp. Frontis illustrated line map of Moledom. First Edition 1st printing 1991. Another in the hugely successful Duncton Wood series. VG+/Fine (Book- Dust spotting/foxing to top edge of book block and to a much lesser extent fore edge and prelims. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket- non price clipped.Clean bright bold colours- no fade- the camera flash does not pick-up... View more info

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THE CHILTERNS AND THE THAMES VALLEY from Iffey to Staines BELL'S POCKET GUIDES

By: WINBOLT , S E

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, G BELL & SONS: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8558

Condition: VG


UNCOMMON in dust Jacket.Small H/b+jkt.VG/VG-.1st ed. 1932.Bell's Pocket Guides English Counties. Maps to end papers, xxxii +282pps plus 2 pages publisher's adverts. 58 photo. illustrations. 5th in series. VG/VG- (book- cloth a little faded at extremities, no previous owner name or inscription, light occassional foxing, Binding sound] D/j not clipped , 3/6, spine a little sun browned and with chips- max- 15x25mm around head and with light foxing. Now in a clear proprietar... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FURNITURE

By: WOODFORDE , JOHN

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE: 1964

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 122620

Condition: Near Fine


Mid Brown Boards with Black titles.145 x 95 mm approx.224 pages plus one page naming the 12 different woods illustrated on the end papers. First Edition 1st printing of No 35 in the Observer's Series describing furniture from the Tudor to Victorian times with 195 line illustrations.High no to list in book and d/j flap - Furniture.Print code 1543.264. Near Fine/Near Fine Book- No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound and tight. Dust Jacket- Negligible shelf rubbing/s... View more info

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THE GOVERNMENT OF BRITAIN Britain in Pictures Series

By: YOUNG, G M

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1942

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 123886

Condition: VG


VG H/B in Good D/j.2nd. author GM Young has penned many brilliant Historical Studies. brown /white decorative boards with matching D/j , Britain In Pictures Series, illustrated 12 colour plates and 16 b/w , This essay brings theory and practice together and shows Parliment as it is of today [ in 1940's] [ no inscsp , tight bindings, clean throughout ] Dust Jacket not clipped , still shows a price, in ink, of 4/6 , light fox browning , mild edgewear col/rub-loss. Please ... View more info

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IS-2 HEAVY TANK 1944 - 73 New Vanguard

By: ZALOGA, Steven J , BA Hist MA , SARSON , Peter ,

Price: £9.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Osprey Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11817

ISBN: 1855323966

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b Large Slim.Text by Specialist SJ Zaloga BA Hist.MA;- he has published over 20 books+ articles, dealing with Modern Military Technology; especially Vehicle Developement. Colour illus. by Artist Peter Sarson with b/w photo: plates & in line.[Science & Engineering / The Army ] Modern Military technology.The Design, development, Operation. .48pps.250x180mm. Laminated book as new. No inscsp. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info