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PINOCCHIO the Tale of a Puppet

By: COLLODI, C , [ Carlo Lorenzini ] , FOLKARD , CHARLES

Price: £6.95

Publisher: London, JM Dent & Sons Ltd [ DENT / DUTTON Series ]: 1981

Seller ID: 1680

ISBN: 0460050168

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.VG D/j.The C.I.C Series Illustrated Classics. Original translation by M A Murray Revised by G Tassinari. Wonderful illustrations by Artist Charles Folkard;- 8 Colour & b/w. The Italian author, Carlo Lorenzini, took his pen name from his native village of Collodi in Italy.Born in 1826 he not only wrote stories but worked hard for the cause of education and in this story is the 2-sided attraction of laughing at the cricket and the sufferings in the little wooden h... View more info

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THE QUOTABLE Sensible Words for a New Century

By: COOLIDGE , Calvin , Former US President [ 1872 - 1933 ] , HANNAFORD , Peter , Ed. [ Author & Public Relations / Affairs Consultant ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Vermont , US., Images From The Past: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123435

ISBN: 1884592333

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j.States 2001 Copyright.192pp.Small Vol as new. Compiled & edited by P Hannaford.No 6 in his Presidential series .American President Calvin Coolidge believed in , and practiced , lean, direct, clear prose; [ 1872 - 1933 ]Size 190x130. no inscsp. Dust Jacket not price clipped, book as new] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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FRESH-WATER WONDERS and How to Identify Them

By: CRABTREE , J H , FRPS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, CHARLES H KELLY: 1931

Seller ID: 118272

Condition: VG


Small Slim VG H/b ,Poor D/j.64pp, J H Crabtree FRPS.The how to Identify Series no 9, Undated c. 1930. well illustrated , alternate pages with b/w photographic plates. [Science & Natural history biology] examining the life of streams , ponds .illustrated B/w plates.[ clean dark-green boards+ bold bright tites in white, minor edgewear top/tail spine.tight binding, tanned end-papers from d/j flaps, tidy ink inscsp.dated 1931] Dust Jacket 1/6 , spine kept intact by tape on t... View more info

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WILLIAM AND THE BRAINS TRUST

By: CROMPTON , RICHMAL

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1950

Seller ID: 11433

Condition: Good +


Good+ H/b.1950. 4th Imp.A sound reading copy of an early Just William title.illus in line by Artist Thomas Henry. Red cloth black titles.252pp No inscsp. Spine evenly sunned, general shelf wear to boards with speckled fading to rear. Light foxing to end-papers. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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RESTORATION DRAMA Literature in Perspective

By: CUNNINGHAM, John E, MA, GROSE, K H, MA [ED]

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11620

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.God D/j.1st. Editor KH Grose MA. Restoration Drama by JE Cunningham MA. Seen, by some, as improper comedies & by others, as a social history.illus.5 b/w plates. Intro; Conclusion, biblio; index.[ Etherage / Dryden / Wycherley/ Otway / Congreve/ The last phase ] Literature in Perspective Series160pp.190x130mm [ grey cloth+gilt titles , no inscsp. no annotation.tight binding.] Dust Jacket price clipped. Edgewear nicks /tears. Please see our image of the actual boo... View more info

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SUNDIALS a SHIRE BOOK No 176

By: DANIEL , Christopher St. J H , Head Museum Services, Greenwich National Maritime Museum , London

Price: £1.50

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE PUBLICATIONS: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121163

ISBN: 0852638086

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.Ist edi.Constructing sundial was once a University subject: Brief history / development / vertical , multiple, horizontal & equinoctical dials / polar / unusual / makers ] Places to visit.Further reading. illustrated b/w plates all pages.32pp.Author C St JH Daniel - the Head of Museum Services at Greenwich National Maritime Museum , London. [tight binding, no inscsp. clean staples no notable defect] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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FLIGHT SIX THE HOLY LAND A Ladybird Book of Travel Adventure

By: DANIELL , David Scott , MATTHEW , Jack

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & Hepworth Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: 122898

Condition: VG


Small Slim VG H/b. Fly with Alison & John - to Israel - Crusader Castles - Sea of Galilee - Dead Sea - Jerusalem - Nazareth ( tight binding, No inscsp. clean throughout] Col.illus.cover boards, very minor edgewear & grubbiness to rear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE FIRST EDITIONS OF THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS HARDY AND THEIR VALUES A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL HANDBOOK FOR COLLECTORS, BOOKSELLERS, LIBRARIANS AND OTHERS

By: DANIELSON, HENRY

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11127

Condition: Good


Blue cloth boards with dulled embossed titles to spine. 40pp. Bibliography of Hardy's 1st editions including periodical literature and the collected editions. Good no d/j. (Book boards faded and marked but no significant wear, Occasional light foxing to book block. Binding sound). A usefull reference work. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SECOND SHOTS Casual Talks About Golf , John O'London's Little Books series

By: DARWIN , Bernard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5912

Condition: Good


Olive green cloth covered boards. 178pp. Frontis b/w protrait of the author. John O'London's Little Books Series with London Skyline illust. to front board. Issue in book form of short golf stories previously published in the Times. Good - no initial blank page. name of previous owner to half title. Light foxing to prelims and rear endpaper. Spine sun browned and with moderate edgewear. A sound reading copy of a scarce collectable book. PLS see our image View more info

HERBS AND HERB GARDENS

By: DAVIES , JILL , MH RGB Kew Cert FRHS

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Princess Risborough, Shire Publications Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10703

ISBN: 0852636563

Condition: VG


Paper Back , VG, 1st edition 1983. 32pp. Profusely illustrated B/w plates. Places to visit , Suppliers of Herb Plants & Seeds , Intro, index. 6 Headings - Formal / Creative / herbaceous borders / Edible / Advice / Dried.[clean stapled booklett , tight binding , no inscsp/annotion , light fade to spine-line , clean covers - clean throughout. View more info

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Doctor Who WOODEN HEART

By: DAY , Martin ,

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120911

ISBN: 1846072263

Condition: Fine


H/b.1st edi.2007 , FINE , 256pp , Doctor Who Series, older children's science fiction from the BBC TV Series - actors David Tennant & Freema Agyeman as Martha. [ book , tight bindings , no inscsp. as new] author Martin Day.no cover fade. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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DIARY of a PROVINCIAL LADY

By: DELAFIELD , E M , BENTLEY , Nicolas ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, THE FOLIO SOCIETY: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123925

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ Slip-case.1st Folio ed.1979. Fiction / Humour illus. in line by Artist Nicolas Bentley.[ silk-cloth with wrap-around illus., no inscps, book Fine in a maroon Slip-case minor shelf-wear of corner rub/scuff. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE NEW NATURALIST LAKELAND THE WILDLIFE OF CUMBRIA

By: DEREK RATCLIFFE , Former Chief Scientist [ Retired ] [Studied Botany at University ]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, HARPER COLLINS: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122830

ISBN: 0007113048

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers (paperback) 215 x 150 mm approx. 384pp. 43 Colour plates and over 130 black and white photographs and line drawings. First Edition 1st printing of the paperback edition of no. 92 in Collins New Naturalist Series which focuses on the old funal area of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire North of the sands and tells the story of the whole region from the perspective of its natural history. The author made his career in Nature Conservancy and work... View more info

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JESUS BY THE SEA OF GALILEE A Ladybird Book no 8

By: DIAMOND, Lucy , INNS, Kenneth ,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & HEPWORTH: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122468

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG Jacket. Buff paper covered boards with blue titles and illustration , blue Ladybird end papers, 50 nos.pp. No 8 in series 522. Colour illus. by Artist Kenneth Inns. To front end paper a typed school book-plate & small booksellers label.[ tight binding, Fine throughout ] Dust Jacket price clipped [ 2/6 ] few small marks & edge-wear col./rub loss, most top/tail spine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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MOSES Prince and Shepherd A Ladybird Book Series No 522

By: DIAMOND, Lucy, Inns, Kenneth

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Loughborough, WILLS & Hepworth:

Seller ID: 122254

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b [ internal FINE ]The Old Testament story of baby Moses. Undated.51pp. ( No insp , no annotation, internal fine, binding tight] Dust Jacket minor edgewear col.rub/loss].Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SHIPS

By: DODMAN, FRANK E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON: FREDERICK WARNE 1964: 1964

Seller ID: 2389


144x95mm approx. Blue boards with dark blue lettering. 192pp. code1604.664 F/VG+ ( book - clean - free of bumps and insc. D/J - non p/c in near fine condition - in proprietory protective wrapper). View more info

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BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS A TEXT-BOOK FOR BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS

By: DOUGLAS COCKERELL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SIR ISAAC PITMAN: 1948

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 123570

Condition: Very Good


Green paper covered boards with black titles and oatmeal cloth quarter binding. 190 x 130 mm approx. 333 pp + 3pp publisher's adverts. 1948 reprint of the 4th Edition of 1925 in dust jacket. Frontis, 8 plates in half tone of period bindings + 119 figs in text by Noel Rooke. Published in Pitman's "Artistic Crafts Series" this manual has stood the test of time and remains an invaluable book for any aspiring book binder. As suggested by the title it is also of use t... View more info

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The MEANWHILE ADVENTURES

By: DOYLE , Roddy ,Award Winning Author, AJHAR , Brian , STOWER , Adam

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, SCHOLASTIC Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7879

ISBN: 0439963303

Condition: VG+


VG+/VG+.1st edi. 1st printing 13579108642. Award winning Author R Doyle [ Booker Prize ]. A very humerous book for the younger child with larger text font. in- line illustrations by artist B Ajhar .The crazy [ or simply normal ] Mack family & dog Rover.[ jimmy robbie Kayla.[ Laminated H/b- interior as new , tight bindings , no inscsp.no annottions.slight wear top spine] Dust Jacket illus. by artist Adam Stower. minor edgewear mainly spine top. No spine fade. Please see o... View more info

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SIR NIGEL with an Introduction by Mary Renault [ The Sherlock Holmes Collected Edition Series ]

By: DOYLE , Sir Arthur Conan ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, John MURRAY Ltd & Jonathan CAPE Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123658

ISBN: 0719532280

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in VG D/j.1st thus." .. these books leave most of the field out of sight.Doyle was not only content to tell a good story; he was concerned with the evidence" Edward 111 & french wars, 14th c. An exciting chronicle. 377pp.205X135mm [ black cloth gilt titles, illus. end papers, no inscsp.tight binding] Dust Jacket clipped yet still leaves a John Murray price, pale spine fade, small loss top front crease-corner to the top band. Please see our images of the a... View more info

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CLYDE RIVER and OTHER STEAMERS Third Edition The Duckworth and Langmuir Series

By: DUCKWORTH , Christian Leslie Dyce , BSc MICE AMINA , LANGMUIR , Graham Easton , MA LLB ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, BROWN, Son & Ferguson Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 123657

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st print of the 3rd Edition.1972. The emphasis in these books is on the ships themselves, rather than on social history, geography, economics or personnel, though these receive attention where necessary. Includes Clyde River Steamer Club details.Incl. Fleet Lists in Chronological order, illus. 77 b/w photo-plates.Appendix.Biblio.[ navy cloth gilt titles, no inscsp, no notable defect] bright Dust Jacket price clipped, light edgewear, small nick to... View more info