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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

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CLYDE and OTHER COASTAL STEAMERS Second Edition The Duckworth and Langmuir Series

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

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Prescot, Mersyside, T STEPHENSON & Sons Ltd: 1977

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 123793

ISBN: 0901314196

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st print of the 2nd Edition1977. 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. Fleet Lists in Chronological order, illus. 93 b/w photo-plates.Appendix.Biblio.[ mauve cloth gilt titles, no inscsp, fine throughout] Clean Dust Jacket not price clipped, light edgewear, small nick top front edge, covers starting to fox cream. Please ... View more info

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HAWK-MOTHS OF THE BRITISH ISLES Shire Natural History series

By: EASTERBROOK , Michael , MSc

Price: £2.00

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120017

ISBN: 0747803307

Condition: VG


P/b 1st ed.Michael Easterbrook MSc in Applied Entomology , Imperial College, London. - researcher - scientific papers - runs nature Watch Group for children etc. Shire Natural History series. 24pp, Profusely illustrated in Colour & b/w.plates and in line.Intro; Resident , Migrant , studying.[Internal fine , no inscsp.] covers just starting to fox tan]. PLS See our image View more info

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ANIMAL LIFE OF THE BRITISH ISLES A POCKET GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS, REPTILES AND BATRACHIANS OF WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND

By: EDWARD STEP , F.L.S. , W.J.STOKOE

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE AND CO: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121886

Condition: Near Fine


Olive Green Boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt fox head and gilt and black titles to front board.175 x 130 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, sprinkled edges of book block. viii+ 184 pp. Colour frontis + 110 other plates of which 47 in colour as referred to in preface. First published in 1921 the copy offered by us is of the 6th Impression of 1936. Near Fine /VG (Book- light sporadic foxing to reverse of front free end paper and obverse of rear. No previous owner ... View more info

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THE LAME AND THE HALT An Adventure from Perkins of Portland

By: ELLIS PARKER BUTLER

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1930

Seller ID: 122914

Condition: Very Good


Uncommon.Red cloth boards with gilt titles and gilt blocked Jester to upper board. 125 x 80 mm approx. 54pp. red machine made marbled end papers.Undated circa 1930's. The fourth book in a series published by Hodder in their "Little Books of Laughter." VG/Good- (Book- No notable shelf soiling or wear to boards. Gilt a little dulled. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- heavy shelf soiling and with a few nicks and tears- max tear10mm to tail ... View more info

Image for THE NODDY CASTLE OF BOOKS (Five Titles - Noddy Visits the Land of Tops, Noddy and the Magic Goldfish, Noddy and Mr Roundy in Clown Town, Noddy and Mr Cheery, Noddy in the Land of King Ho-Ho

THE NODDY CASTLE OF BOOKS (Five Titles - Noddy Visits the Land of Tops, Noddy and the Magic Goldfish, Noddy and Mr Roundy in Clown Town, Noddy and Mr Cheery, Noddy in the Land of King Ho-Ho

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121592

Condition: Good


Illustrated stapled Paperbacks, 90 X 90 mm approx. 40pp per vol. Complete set of The Noddy Castle Book series lacking the box. Conditions vary - Two VG Two Good and One Poor. Please see our images of the actual set offered for sale. View more info

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THE TWINS AT ST. CLARE'S A SCHOOL STORY FOR GIRLS

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1947

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 122312

Condition: Very Good


Yellow Cloth Boards with blue titles to spine and top board. 190x130 mm approx. vi + 218pp. 8 full page line illustrations by W.Lindsay Cable as called for. First Published in 1941 the copy offered by us is of the Eighth Edition 1947. VG/VG (Book- No notable shelf soiling or wear to boards. Offset browning to end papers. Book block slightly cocked. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket -mild rubbing with tiny nicks/loss to extremities - max loss 1x2mm to tip of bot... View more info

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YOU FUNNY LITTLE NODDY no 10 in series

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO.,LTD AND PLEIADES BOOKS,: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122824

Condition: Good


Paper covered illustrated boards repeating the design of the dust jacket, flat spine,190 x 140 mm approx. 60 pp. no 10 in series with children's library advert for Toby Twirl and Nicholas Thomas to rear flap fold. Has all of the issue points for a First Edition but as any Noddy collector will know it is impossible to differentiate these early issues from early reprints. Good/Poor (Book- Shelf rubbing to extremities of boards with bumps to bottom corners.No shelf soiling.... View more info

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FIVE GO TO DEMON'S ROCKS

By: ENID BLYTON

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123618

Condition: VG+


Red Boards with black titles to spine. 190 x 125 mm approx. Illustrated end papers.184pp Nineteenth book in the Famous Five series. First published in 1961 the copy offered by us is of the 4th Impression of 1965. VG+/Good (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling. Neat Ink gift inscription to half title.Dust Jacket - Colour rubbing to extremities with a little loss at head and tail of spine and ink scribble to rear panel. Price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary prote... View more info

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NODDY GETS INTO TROUBLE No 8

By: ENID BLYTON , BBEK ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & Co & C.A.Publications Ltd: 1954

Seller ID: 123474

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the jacket, Flat spine, 60pp. Illustrated by Beek. First published in 1954 these Noddy books are notoriously difficult to identify 1st Editions. The copy offered is however at least an early reprint from the mid to late 50's. Children's Library advert to rear flap of d/j and cover price 3s 6d. Good/Poor. (Book - Rubbing to extremities of boards with some damage to head of spine. Binding sound. An erased, still vis... View more info

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NODDY AND HIS CAR no 3 in series

By: ENID BLYTON , BEEK ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO LTD AND DENNIS DOBSON LTD: 1967

Seller ID: 121646

ISBN: 0361004583

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards, flat spine. 190 x 140 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. 62pp. Illustrated by Beek. Nos 3 in series. Undated . SBN nos. so between 1967 and 1970. VG/VG (Book- Paper covered boards a little rubbed at extremities . No notable damage to spine. No previous owner name or insc.Binding and sewing to signatures sound. Dust Jacket- complete but a little colour rubbed at extremities, tiny nicks and red letters to title on spine faded. Now in a rem... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK of SEA and SEASHORE , No 31

By: EVANS , I.O. , FRGS Mem Royal Cornwall Geological Society , MANSELL , Ernest C ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123067

Condition: VG


Small VG H/b.VG-D/j.1st.ed.1st print.Edited by IO Evans, FRGS Mem. Royal Cornwall Geological Society[ author of the Observer's book of British Geology etc] The sea and seashore - all aspects described / illustrated with 64 colour & b/w plates; 48 of which are by Artist EC Mansell .No 31 in series.Set in 3 parts; sea/ seashore & living creaturers of both.[sand yellow boards+ red titles, No inscsp, tight binding, contents fine throughout, light fox tan to end papers+ fored... View more info

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JACKANAPES AND OTHER TALES , Authorised Uniform Edition

By: EWING , JULIANA HORATIA

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for promoting Christian Knowledge: 1880

Seller ID: 5020

Condition: VG


Small H/b.Authorised Uniform Edition.Undated c. 1880. Marbled paper covered boards with beige cloth quarter binding. Black title block with dulled gilt lettering. Small Crown 8vo. No 15 in the series. 252pp. Contains Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and The Story Of A Short Life in addition to the title story. Internal vg - external gd. (No previous owner name or insc. End papers sound. Edge wear to extremities and surface wear to paper of rear panel. No significant wear to cloth)... View more info

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JAN OF THE WINDMILL A Story of the Plains , Authorised Uniform Edition

By: EWING , JULIANA HORATIA ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for promoting Christian Knowledge: 1884

Seller ID: 5022

Condition: Good


Small vol.H/b VG.Undated c.1884 -date to Note page in book.Richly illus.tan shades against brown with beige cloth quarter binding. Black title block. Small Crown 8vo. No 8 in the Authorised uniform Edition. 384pp. +2 of publishers adverts. b/w Illus.[ book - no previous owner name or insc. paper cream/ fox tanned] externall total spine lean, edgewear to extremities, with small card cover loss to front top/base corner area. PLS see our image View more info

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MISCELLANEA , Authorised Uniform Edition

By: EWING, JULIANA HORATIA

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for promoting Christian Knowledge: 1890

Seller ID: 5026

Condition: VG


Small vol.H/b VG.Undated c.1890. richly illus.tan shades against brown with beige cloth quarter binding. Black title block with dulled gilt lettering. Small Crown 8vo. No 17 in the Authorised uniform Edition. 306pp. +2 of publishers adverts. b/w Illus. includes The Mystery Of The Bloody Hand, , Wonder Stories, Tales Of The Khoja, and other translations. VG ( No previous owner name or insc. End papers sound. Edge wear to extremities, No significant wear to cloth) PLS See ... View more info

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MAGNETS, BULBS AND BATTERIES A Ladybird Junior Science Book no 621

By: F.E.NEWING BSc .and RICHARD BOWOOD , J.H.WINGFIELD ,

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LOUGHBOROUGH, WIILS & HEPWORTH: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123757

Condition: Very Good


Buff paper covered boards with blue titles and line illustration similar to that of the dust jacket. 180 x 110 mm approx. Illustrated end papers 52 pp. 24 full colour illustrations by J.H.Wingfield. First Edition 1st printing of the first book in Ladybird Series 621. No titles in series to rear flap. VG /VG (Book- No notable wear or soiling to boards. Small ink gift insc.and date March '62 to bottom corner of free front end paper. Pages of book block clean and binding... View more info

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MILITARY MEMOIRS of FOUR BROTHERS Engaged in the Service of Their Country, As Well in the New World & Africa AS on the Continenet of Europe [ 1829 Facsimile ]

By: FERNYHOUGH , Thomas , The Survivor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Staplehurst , Kent, Spellmount Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123398

ISBN: 1862271275

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j. " an extremely rare record of the military service of one family during the Napoleonic Wars [ Royal Marines / Rifles ] Intro; by Philip J Haythornthwaite. black cloth Gilt titles. No inscsp.Dust Jacket not price clipped.[24.95] book as new.Please See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE STONES OF ITALY

By: FORMILLI , G T G

Price: £29.00

Publisher: LONDON, A & C BLACK: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8343

Condition: VG


Illustrated cloth boards, xv+247pp. Map and 32l illustrations as expected. 1st edition (3,000 copies printed). VG (book- a little wear to cloth at extremities but no fraying. end papers and binding sound. No previous owner name or inscription. A sound clean copy).Overseas only will need extra postage Heavy volume.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE CHILDREN'S STORY OF ROLAND

By: FORRESTER, ADAIR , HONOR C. APPLETON

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, GEORGE G. HARRAP: 1958

Seller ID: 10626

Condition: VG


Orange boards with black titles. 64pp Frontis colour plate + many line drawings in text by Appleton. First published in 1942 this is the 2nd reprint of 1958 published by Harrap in the "Children's Bookshelf Series of which this is number 27. VG/VG (Book- light bump to bottom front corner. Impression of errased pencil name of previous owner to ffep. Discreet book seller's sticker to front paste down. Dust Jacket rubbing to extremities with associated colour loss but no... View more info

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THE CRESCENT MOON

By: FRANCIS BRET YOUNG

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121010

Condition: Very Good


Orange & cream P/b.246pp.+ 8 pp of publisher's adverts. No 172 Penguin Fiction Series. First Penguin printing 1938. VG no d/j ( book block tanned as is the spine with minor rubbing to extremities no significant loss. no previous owner name or insc. Sound binding. Please See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info