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SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY VOL. CIII , 1965

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Price: £6.00

Publisher: Lewes, THE SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120691

Condition: Good +


Hard Cover , 1st edition , Vol CIII , illustrated , Bergundy Cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. lxviii + 1025pp. Numerous line drawings and mono plates and plans as expected. Report of the Society for 196 and articles of interest as follows:- Memoir and Letters of James Dallaway, 1763-1834The Last Sussex Abjurations, Military Field Kitchens of the Eighteenth Century, Slate Roofing in Medieval Sussex, G+ ( book no notable shelf wear or soiling. Ink "withdrawn for Sale" stamp to front free end paper. No other indicators of library use. Spine sun faded , minor edgwear- PLs see our... View more info

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HALF HOURS in the FAR SOUTH The PEOPLE and SCENERY of the TROPICS

By: -------

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, DALDY, ISBISTER & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 123821

Condition: Good


Good H/b [ Ist ? 1877 to title page] xii + 342pp+ 32pp advertisements. Profusely illus. Frontis + 98 other Engravings. Published by Dalby, Isbister & Co.Ludgate Hill. in their " Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature & Science Series for Young Readers.Set in 10 parts;- Up the Zambesi, Madagascar, New Guinea, Andaman Islands, The Argentine Republic, Tristan D'Acunha, Fiji, Trinidad, Monos, Mexico etc.175x125mm [ navy cloth Gilt illus to front & spine , school prize ink presentation inscription to preliminary blank also dated 1887, School Board for London, ink name & date to blank rear of fro... View more info

Image for OLD ENGLAND A PICTORIAL MUSEUM OF REGAL, ECCLESIASTICAL, BARONIAL, MUNICIPAL AND POPULAR ANTIQUITIES , FACSIMILE , 2 VOLUME-in-ONE Complete Set

OLD ENGLAND A PICTORIAL MUSEUM OF REGAL, ECCLESIASTICAL, BARONIAL, MUNICIPAL AND POPULAR ANTIQUITIES , FACSIMILE , 2 VOLUME-in-ONE Complete Set

By: --------

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, ARNO Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 3474

ISBN: 0405091435

Condition: VG+


1st ed.thus -both Vols -in-one Book. 335x245mm approx. Green imitation leather boards with gilt lettering to spine.392+386pp. Vols I & II bound in one volume. Facsimile of the original edition first published in 1845 save that the illuminated engravings are here reproduced in black and white. Old England as seen in hundreds of engravings, available for the first time since its initial publication in 1845. The encyclopedic text of this monumental work provides a fact-filled panorama of delight to the casual reader and in -depth information for both historian and artist. VG+/F (book no incsp. . ... View more info

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WHITBREAD'S BREWERY

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118943

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust Jacket. 245x160mm approx. 54pp. 7 colour plates and 24 illustrations in b/w. Published by Whitbread's Brewery in a series of books on Beer Brewing and Imbibing and called "The Whitbread Library" the first two published simultaneously were this book and "Your Local". Together they form an interesting and informative history of the famous brewery it's tied inns mainly in Kent where it had it's centre of Hop growing and on the social history of drinking. Copies either presentation or complimentary have the name of t... View more info

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Inns of Kent

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118945

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust Jacket. 245x160mm approx. 66pp. 7 colour plates and 37 illustrations and 7 sketch maps in b/w. Published by Whitbread's Brewery in a series of books on Beer Brewing and Imbibing and called "The Whitbread Library" the first two published simultaneously were this book and "Whitbread's Breweryl". Together they form an interesting and informative history of the famous brewery it's inns in London and the South East mainly in Kent where it had it's centre of Hop growing and on the social history of drinking.Inns of Ken... View more info

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THE CHANGING FACE OF SHREWSBURY

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Price: £3.00

Publisher: SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE COUNTY LIBRARY AND THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123755

ISBN: 0903802058

Condition: Good


Stapled Card Covers (Paperback)150 x 200 mm approx. Landscape format 56pp. Street map + 104 b/w photos with descriptive text showing street scenes then and in the 1970's. "Then" being an earlier scene dating any time from 1900's through to 1960's of the same location prior to re-development / restoration of the same buildings. The photos appeared in the Shrewsbury Chronicle's series of the same title between Feb 1974 and April 1977. Good ( Covers - a few foxing spots and 4 mm approx nick to top rear cover. Mild foxing spots to edges of book block and reverse of covers. No previous own... View more info

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THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D.C. ITS PRINCIPAL ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE FEATURES in the colours of the originals

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, HOWARD GREY DOUGLAS: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122437

Condition: Good


Slate Green Heavy paper covers with cloth quarter binding laced with cord. Laid on colour plate and printed short title in white. Landscape format 240 x 280 mm approx. Bound in 8pp contents booklet on white laid paper. Unpaginated. 22 full colour tipped in plates all as called for. Undated. Copyright date to reverse of front cover1901.Presumed 1st Edition as later copies have black and white illustrations. Good (Book- rubbing and nicks to edges of covers. The book has recently been re-backed with a cloth quarter binding applied. This done as the original glue had failed and the spine was heavi... View more info

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GERMAN MILITARY TRAINING 1940

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Price: £12.00

Publisher: Smalldale, MLRS [Military Library Research service]: 2004

Seller ID: 11992

Condition: Near Fine


FINE Laminated P/b.Uncommon.6 chpts+ 2 appendices.Intro; [ German Youth / Hitler Youth/ labour/ SA - Storm Troopers/ Officers/ Leadership/ Task Force/ aggressiveness / surprise / Orders/ Platoon Commander / etc] Military History / Army [ psychological warfare] black & white book near Fine, No inscsptions, tight binding, no notable defects. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

CARTOON BOOK DANDY COMIC LIBRARY SPECIAL NO 32

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Price: £0.25

Publisher: LONDON, D C THOMSON & CO , FLEET STREE: 1990

Seller ID: 7966

Condition: Good


Paperback small format , G , 66 pages , colour illustrated comic strip for boys , shows Colona Blink , paper fox / browning to edges, tight bindings , no inscip / annotations , Dandy series of comics , minor colour loss to front side View more info

BERYL THE PERIL MEETS WALTZING MATILDA DANDY COMIC LIBRARY NO 26

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Price: £0.25

Publisher: LONDON, THOMSON: 1984

Seller ID: 7223

Condition: G-


66 pages , small size card wraps , paperback col illus - shows Beryl the peril with cousin from Australia on a kangeroo , no inscsp / annotations but edges have been cut into 5mm - not effecting comic strips - a read only copy , paper browned - sound copy [ comic strp story - childrens illustrated ] View more info

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WILLIAM MORRIS: HIS WORK AND INFLUENCE

By: A CLUTTON-BROCK

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, THORNTON BUTTERWORTH: 1931

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 122743

Condition: Very Good


Blue Cloth boards with dark blue titles and decs.170 x 115 mm approx. viii + 254pp + 6 of publisher's adverts. Fifth printing 1931 in publisher's "Home University Library of Modern Knowledge" series. No 89. Contents include :- The Influence of Rossetti, The Founding of the firm, Morris as a romantic poet, The Revival of arts and crafts, The Sagas and "sigurd", Morris as a Socialist etc. VG/Good (Book- A little fading to extremities of cloth bopards, no notable shelf soiling. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - rubbed with a little loss to extremities and spine a littl... View more info

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THE BOOK OF THE TRIUMPH HERALD A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK COVERING ALL MODELS UP TO AND INCLUDING 1961 , PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY

By: ABBEY , Staton , A.M.I.M.I.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, PITMAN / PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6771

Condition: VG+


Small VG+ H/b in Fair-poor D/j. A SCARCER title in the Pitman's Motorist Library, Car Manual by Staton Abbey A.M.I.M.I, author of "Automobile Steering , Braking and Suspension Overhaul "etc. For both novice & mechanic .116pp.[card covers maroon cloth spine, No inscsp.no annotation. spot cloth loss to spine] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 6/- , edgewear nicks & tear-lines, col.rub; small loss front base. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE FORD EIGHT HANDBOOK INCLUDING "ANGLIA" MODELS TO 1950 THE ORIGINAL "EIGHT", THE PRE-1939 "POPULAR" AND THE "TUDOR"

By: ABBEY, STATON

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, SIR ISAAC PITMAN & SONS: 1956

Seller ID: 4267

Condition: VG+


Card Boards with maroon cloth quarter binding. 128pp Illust with 69 figs being b/w photos and drawings. Reprint of the 1955 Fifth Edition. Book- Clean - free of bumps, previous owner name and of any oily finger prints! A couple of foxing spots to end papers and to foredges otherwise Fine in near fine - non price clipped D/J. The latter is supplied in a proprietary protective wrapper. View more info

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EDWARD ARDIZZONE A Bibliographic Commentary

By: ALDERSON , Brian ,

Price: £29.00

Publisher: PINNER MIDDLESEX, PRIVATE LIBRARIES ASSOCIATION / THE BRITISH LIBRARY / OAK KNOLL PRESS: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10952

ISBN: 1584561033

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.2003 1st ed.Red cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt blocked illustration to front board. Pink end papers, 309 nos. pp. Published in conjunction with The British Library, and Oak Knoll Press. Colour frontis + 3 other colour plates and many other b/w illustrations of the subjects' work. A comprehensive bibliography of this cellebrated illustrator's work. ( marron cloth bright gilt titles, No inscsp. as new ] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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NOW AND THEN TALES

By: AMBROSE, J.H. HELME, ELEANOR E. LINCOLN, H. AND OTHERS

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, Humphrey Milford: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119359

Condition: Good


RARE.H/b Large & slim.Green Illustrated paper covered boards with banded christmas scene. and white titles. 280x215mm approx. Unpaginated. Collection of stories by various authors and with numerous illustrations of which frontis colour plate, colour line illustrated title page Full page colour line illustration by F Harrison of young girl and night watchman, vignettes, end pieces and other line illustrations mainly by M S Reeve. A scarce children's book 030:053 in the Opie collection of which we can find no offerings on the internet at the time of listing and the only copies listed on Copac ar... View more info

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THE LITTLE BOOK OF PASTRIES AND CAKELETS

By: ANON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE NEWNES Ltd: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121070

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with white titles to spine and front panel.90 x 65 mm approx. Top edge gilt. Pale blue decorative end papers. 96pp incl. publisher's list of other titles in series of "Little Books" all cullinary. Printed in red and black type. Undated [1912] per attribution on Copac by British Library. Hints on pastry making + recipes incl. total cost of ingredients and nos. of persons to serve. A charming little cookery book. VG (Book- light colour rubbing and shelf soiling to cloth. Old gift insc. name and date xmas 14 in ink to front free end paper. Glue failing resulting in a cou... View more info

CAPTAIN OF THE QUEEN PASSENGER LINER

By: ARNOTT,CAPTAIN ROBERT HARRY

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LONDON,NEW ENGLISH LIBRARY,FIRST EDITION 1982:

Seller ID: 3362


1st ed. 220x140mm approx,blue boards with gilt lettering,cocked,332 pages, ,with dustjacket-Ex Library copy - nos. to spine,missing ffep[blank front page],cellotape strip[80mm]to rear fep,neat stamp and clipped top/r corner to 1/2 title page.,-with 43 photographic illustrations,this is the biography of the most famous sea captain.master of the largest and most luxourios passenger liner.Queen Elizabeth 11."captain Bob went to sea at the tender age of 17yrs with the Blue Funnel Line.,a read only copy. View more info

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MOST NOBLE BODLEY ! , a Bodleian Library Anthology

By: AYLMER , URSULA , Editor

Price: £14.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Oxford University , Bodleian Library: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11368

ISBN: 1851240780

Condition: Fine


FINE. Large Laminated P/b.1st, 268pp+ Prefix ix. Sir Thomas Bodley's Library, a West Countryman,1600's. Here dedicated to GE Aylmer - Curator, Reader, Friend, Supporter. Preface, 16 chpts, List of Authors mentioned.Well researched , b/w illustrated. No notable defects to book, no inscsp. no annotation. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE LINDISFARNE GOSPELS

By: BACKHOUSE , Janet

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Phaidon Press Ltd: 1991

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 117909

ISBN: 0714824615

Condition: VG


SIGNED COPY, Large slim P/b,1991. J Backhouse Assis.Keeper Depmt. Manuscripts at British Library which owns the Lindisfarne Gospels. Linoisfarne & St Cuthbert , the makers of the manuscript, the gospel text, the script, wonderful decorated pages, comparisons, later history ... well illustrated full page colour & b/w plates. Skilled craftsmen [ Religion & Art] book internally Fine no inscsp, tight binding, Signed in name only to Title page.,outer covers light spine fade not effecting titles+ light top edge fade, extreme minor edgwear. Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. View more info

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THE WORLD OF ICE Or The Whaling Cruise of the Dolphin and The Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions

By: BALLANTYNE , R M ,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd / Blackie's Library of Famous Books: 1930

Seller ID: 119558

Condition: VG


H/b Dust Jacket VG/Gd-.Undated c.1930's. Red+ gilt titles & blind embossed decs.Colour Frontis ;-" The Two Parties Mingled Together with the Utmost Confidence".Publisher Blackies Library of Famous Books. Boy's Adventure Classic Fiction with author Biographical Note & Preface.Contents listing 26chpts.223pp.[ bright clean red book no inscsp. tight binding. light-med fox tan to foredge , 1st/last page margins.] cream col illus D/j not clipped,some spine fade to red lettering.llittle grubby from handling, small edgewear loss max 5x10mm spine base but no tears/creases. now in clear propriet... View more info