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SALMON AND SEA TROUT FISHING

By: ALAN WRANGLES , Experienced International Angler etc[ ED ], CHANDLER , John , FZS Scientific Fellow etc , HARTLEY , W G , BSc MIBiol, DipRMS FZS , BARK , Conrad Ross , Jounalist/Broadcaster

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, DAVIS-POYNTER: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 119665

ISBN: 0706702298

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED Copy.Bottle Green boards with gilt titles to spine, 220x145mm approx. 179pp. The melding of hard scientific fact and opinion formed over many years of practical angling experience which forms a volume linking the past with the present and a lead into the future. Edited by Alan Wrangles, established angling writer and experienced international angler. Contributors John Chandler; Fellow of the Zoological Society; Gilbert Hartley, former Inspector of Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries and Conrad Voss Bark well known journalist and broadcaster with over 40 years fly fishing experience. The cop... View more info

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THE SINISTER SECRET OF FREDERICK K. BOWER

By: ANTHONY HOROWITZ , Popular Children's Author & Screenwriter , JOHN WOODGATE

Price: £60.00

Publisher: LONDON, ARLINGTON BOOKS: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124223

ISBN: 0851403328

Condition: Very Good


Red Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 240 x 165 mm approx. 176 pp. Numerous unspecified black and white illustrations by John Woodgate, one double page, numerous full page and others in text. First Edition 1st printing 1979. A tale about the most unpleasant boy in the world - Frederick Kenneth Bower. Children's book by this hugely successful novelist and screenwriter probably best known for his Alex Rider series. This was his first published book and consequently is an increasingly difficult title to source. VG/Good (Book - Mild general shelf wear to boards. Previous owner name in ink to fron... View more info

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THE DOMESTIC DUCK

By: ASHTON , Chris , ASHTON , Mike , Award Winner Specialits in Pure Breeds

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Ramsbury, THE CROWOOD PRESS: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10163

ISBN: 186126402x

Condition: Fine


Book as new.FINE/FINE.1st ed. Comprehensive Handbook for Breeders , Keepers & Exhibitors of all kinds.Award winning authors C & M Ashton. They have lived on a Smallholding since 1979 where they Specialise in Pure Breeds of Ducks & Geese - developing their skill over 20 yrs .[ how duck breeds / develope / to look after them / worldwide classic ducks / managing stock / rearing ducklings / common problems etc] Useful addresses. illustrated 35 Colour plates, plus b/w.192pp.[ No inscsp, not price clipped] now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover Please see our image of the actual ... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ROCKS AND MINERALS

By: ATKINSON, Frances , ATKINSON , Richard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124545

ISBN: 0723215782

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Illustrated laminated boards, 184pp. 58 colour & 9 b/w photographs. Nos. 80 in series. 0240.579. ( tight binding,clean throughout, no inscsp. Fading to red titles , Publisher wee sticker to rear base, edge-wear top small bump, the laminate clean & starting to cream.184pp. 145x90mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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GROOMBRIDGE PLACE A MOATED MANOR ON THE BORDERS OF KENT AND SUSSEX

By: BARBARA LEE , DONALD LEE ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: KENT, Privately Printed: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124167

Condition: Good


Illustrated Printed Card Covers (Stapled Booklet) 210 x 150 mm approx.16 pp 5 line drawings + cover illustration by Donald Lee. First Edition 1979 of this short history of Groombridge Place privately published to raise funds for St John's Church Maintenance Fund. Groombridge Place, (Grade I Listing) is a mid 17th Century mansion and part of the Estate which owns farms either side of the Kent and Sussex border+ cottages on the village green. Presently owned by the Mountain Family the booklet has chapters on the various families associated with it namely :- The Wallers, Packers, Camfields and Sa... View more info

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SECRET SEVEN MYSTERY ANNUAL 1979 [ Secret Seven Annual 1979 ]

By: BLYTON , Enid ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paulton / London, PURNELL & Sons Ltd 1978: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121035

ISBN: 0361041527

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE.The 9th Secret Seven Society Adventure H/b 1979 Annual published 1978 by Purnell, 1st ed.thus.[originally published Brock Books 1957.93pp .Childrens adventure by Enid Blyton.illus. b/w and some Colour, Stories , comic-strip , puppy care , Quiz etc.[ Bright dark/ pale blue boards with col.illus.tiny col rub/loss to 2 corners.all else Fine.No inscsp.appears unread.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE BIG NODDY BOOK 1979

By: BLYTON , ENID , BEEK ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, SAMPSON LOW MARSTON & CO: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10132

Condition: VG


Hard Back larger format , VG , colour illustrated by Beek , Unpaginated , by E Blyton , clean bright pages and pictures throughout no inscp / annotation , stories in text form & comic-strip form , the colour-in page clean and blank , Bright apple green exterior top corners begining to curl inwards - not price clipped , overall in very good condition View more info

THE CLIMATE OF TREASON FIVE WHO SPIED FOR RUSIA

By: BOYLE,ANDREW

Price: £6.50

Publisher: LONDON: HUCHINSON 1979(rpnt):

Seller ID: 239


220x145m approx.Brown boards.504 pgs.Written by Whitbread prize winner Andrew Boyle this book will be considered the definative account of the activities of Philby Burgess Maclean Maurice andBasil until such time as the archives of The KGB and British Inteligence files are open to the public.VG in VG- D/J ( rubbed at head of spine and corners). View more info

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HACKENFELLER'S APE

By: BROPHY , Brigid , Distinguished author of non- fiction works as well as fiction

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124273

ISBN: 0850313155

Condition: VG+


VG+ P/b.1st. An animal tale of a rare breed of monkey refusing to mate , told with humour, " Brilliantly written " Daily Telegraph. Brigid Brophy is the distinguished author of non- fiction works as well as fiction.[ clean bright covers lightly used, sound copy, No inscsp, paper starting to tan. approx.190x125mm.125pp. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO GOOD GARDENING

By: CARR, DAVID

Price: £4.50

Publisher: POOLE, DORSET: BLANDFORD PRESS 1979:

Seller ID: 1475


220x150mm approx. Orange boards with Gilt lettering to spine. 243pp. Many line illust. and tables. chapters on Site and Soil, Propagation, Plant Care, Greenhouses , Frames and Cloches, Flowers and Foliage, Fruit, Trees , Shrubs and Climbers, Turf Care. Vegetables and Herbs, Problems, Tools and Equipment. Index of terms and tasks. Written by a freelance horticultural consultant and journalist of over 30 years standing at the time of writing. VG+/VG+ ( Insc to ffep. No bumps, Spine of D/J has slight sun fade). View more info

WHIRLWIND

By: CLAVELL, JAMES

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HODDER & Stoughton: 1986

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 6119

ISBN: 0340397241

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in VG D/j. An Epic Saga.1023pp. Maps to End papers show Iran & surroundings. Further Maps to each chapter heading. The story begins in Tehran, 1979 [ Black cloth gilt titles, no inscp tight binding ] Dust Jacket price clipped. No nicks or tears.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DOMESTICATED DUCKS AND GEESE

By: DR. J. BATTY

Price: £7.50

Publisher: HINDHEAD, SPUR PUBLICATIONS: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124810

ISBN: 0904558339

Condition: Very Good


Green Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. xvi + 232 pp. 4 Colour plates + over 90 in monochrome. First Edition 1st printing 1979.An invaluable reference book for the poultry keeper, small holder and farmer. VG/VG (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling to boards. No previous owner name or insc. Bind ing sound with no notable defects. Dust Jacket- a little rubbed to extremities - with on small nick of 4 mm approx to head at front spine fold. Flap folds a little age creamed. Non price clipped). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE OWL AND THE PUSSY-CAT & OTHER NONSENSE

By: EDWARD LEAR , Poet [1812-1888], OWEN WOOD , Freelance Artist

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, THE VIKING PRESS / A Studio Book: 1979

Edition: First Edition USA

Seller ID: 124428

ISBN: 0670533149

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Laminated Boards repeating the design of the dust jacket, 300 x 215 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, 40 pp. Lavishly and whimsically illustrated in colour by Owen Wood ( His first full colour picture book). The copy offered is a first printing of the USA First Edition 1979. For child & adult alike. VG/VG (Book- Ink previous owner name and signature of same to front end papers and ink prize inscription to copyright page. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket - a little rubbed mainly to top edges and with an 8 mm approx. tear to head at rear spine fold. No notable soiling). Please ... View more info

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THE ORIENTAL Life Story of a West End Club Second Edition with Supplement

By: FORREST , DENYS

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9877

ISBN: 0713421495

Condition: VG+


H/b+ D/j VG+/VG , 2nd Edition With Supplement 1979.[1st.thus]256pp . illustrated 28 b/w plates+ 6 Figs. A Double attraction [1] 19th Century Private Clubs & The Clubmen of the Golden Age [2] the Extraordinary History of Stratford House itself ,the Oriental West End London Club founded 1824 [ East india Company ] Frontis - The Smoking Room . D Forrest Retired Head of Ceylon Tea Centre returning to his previous Profession as a Writer: inspired by the Club's many liks was inspired to write this book [ author of Tiger of Mysore/ Tea for the British etc ] Foreword , listed illus , Preface , Supplem... View more info

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The MOTHS of SHEFFIELD Sorby Record Special series No 1

By: GARLAND , Steven P, WHITELEY , Derek , Ed.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: SHEFFIELD, SORBY NATURAL HISTORY Society: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121436

Condition: Good


Laminate P/b.Internal contents Fine throughout; covers splash markings. S P Garland of The Sheffield City Museum. b/w illustrated in line.Habitat & Distribution Maps & District.[ Entomology]tight binding, clean staples. 48pp.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT no 11

By: GREEN , WILLIAM , Punnet , Dennis

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE: 1979

Seller ID: 5359

ISBN: 072321591x

Condition: VG-


Laminated H/b.Includes a variety of New Miltary Aircraft. 28th edition , no 11. code 0079 1178 [ 57 4425 ] The Aircraft Series. 254pp.VG- ( end papers have a slight residue of glue presumably after removal of sticky card .No previous owner name or insc. Red title to spine quite bright. spine slightly cocked , William Green an author of authority , illustrated with silhouettes by D Punnett describing 139 aircraft with 245 illustrations . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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HOUSEHOLD STORIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE BROS. GRIMM [ 1882 Facsimile ] Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

By: GRIMM , BROTHERS , CRANE, LUCY [ Translator ] , CRANE , WALTER ,

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York , USA, Mayflower Books Inc. in assoc. with Macmillan: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123608

ISBN: 0831745827

Condition: Very Good


1979 1st ed.thus [ Facsimile 1882] .VG H/b in Good+ D/j.tan cloth+ gilt titles & ribbon marker.270pp.Frontis; The Sleeping Beauty. illustrations & vignettes by reputed Artist Walter Crane as listed. Translated from the German by Lucy Crane this is a collection of the Fairy Tales by the brothers Grimm which include Sleeping Beauty, The Goose Girl, The Raven, The Frog Prince, Rapunzel, Hansel and Grethel, Tom Thumb, Snow White etc.[ shelf wear to extremities of boards with tips of corners rubbed, tight binding, No inscsp., small light mark to rear] Dust Jacket not price clipped, edgewear & spin... View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE BIRMINGHAM LIBRARY 1779-1979 A Bicentenary Reappraisal

By: JO HUNT

Price: £7.00

Publisher: BIRMINGHAM, THE BIRMINGHAM & MIDLAND INSTITUTE: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124149

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine p/b [internal Fine ] Stapled Card Wraps. 215 x 150 mm approx. 12pp. History published on the occasion of the Bicentenary, the problems current and faced by the Library and Institute.Duplicated type written format.(Booklet- no notable shelf wear or soiling. No previous owner name or inscp). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

TOLSTOY IN LONDON

By: LUCAS, VICTOR

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON: EVANS BROS 1979 FIRST EDITION:

Seller ID: 3398


1st ed. 250x190mm approx. Brown Boards with gilt lettering to spine.112pp. Numerous b/w illusts. and maps to end papers. Detailed and facinating account of Tolstoys visit to London in 1861 to study education which provides an account not only of life and education in London at the time but an insight into the complex genious who was later to write "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina." Signed by Author on title page. VG+/VG+ (d/j - price clipped. No other noteable faults to book or jacket). View more info

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BUILDING A SMALL LATHE Revised edition MAP Technical Publication

By: MASON , L C

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Watford, Model & Allied Publications Argus books Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: 119037

Condition: VG


P/b VG. Revised ed.1979.MAP Technical Publication.Tool makers - Science & Engineering. illustrated in line & B/w pates.Intro; 7 chpts.[ Headstock etc/ Tailstock / Saddle etc/ Feet etc/ Mandrel etc/ Screwcutting gear - Thread Chart/ accessories - faceplate etc. [ sky book tight sound clean copy, small neat inscsp. top 1st page.vg. PLS See our image View more info