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THE DARK INVADER

By: CAPTAIN VON RINTELEN

Price: £12.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1938

Seller ID: 122683

Condition: Very Good


Cerise and White card covers (paperback).180 x 110 mm approx. 256pp. First published in 1933 the copy offered by us is a fifth reprint Feb 1938 of the Penguin Paperback edition. (First Penguin printing was Sept 1936) and being No 60 Adventure.High No.of Penguin books to rear panel no 115 Sept 1939 list.The book tells of the author's work as a German Officer heading a clandestine organisation in New York during WWI responsible for acts of sabotage against shipping of Allied munitions. VG/G (Book- covers quite bright and clean, chip of 5x5mm approx to head and 5mm approx tear at spine fold front... View more info

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THE STORY OF B.I.P. (1894-1962)

By: DINGLEY, CYRIL S , F.P.I. ROSS , John , ROSS , Janet ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OldBURY, BIRMINGHAM, BRITISH INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS LIMITED: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10956

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Good Glacine wraps.C.S.Dingley F.P.I., inscribed in ink "with compliments and kind regards " and initialled by him affixed to the front free end paperno other inscription or previous owner name. The later is rubbed with nicks to extremities.the image by the product shows the book alongside the glacine wrapper. Oldury, Birmingham British Industrial Plastics ltd.1963. Green grain effect cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. Top edge stained red.68pp. 6 full page colour illustrations and many b/w woodblock type illustrations. History of British Industrial Plastics Li... View more info

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A TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY ( SIR FRANCIS LEOPOLD McCLINTOCK's PERSONAL COPY ) Revised 4th ed.

By: GENERAL SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, JOHN MURRAY: 1855

Edition: 4th Edition

Inscription: Previous owner of note

Seller ID: 123340

Condition: Poor


Original publisher's blue cloth decorative blocked boards with gilt titles to spine. 230 x 150 mm approx. Original End papers with publisher's adverts. viii + 594 pp + 2 folding plates at end. Frontis + numerous unspecified plates, figs, diags. and tables in text. The book was dis -bound when bought by us but worthy of restoration despite faults mentioned under, due to it's prior ownership.It was Sir Francis Leopold McClintock's copy and bears his signature and date Feb 1855 to the title page. Other p.o.n. (later but 19th C.) under and same to prelim and rear blank. This famed Irish Explorer, ... View more info

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KRUPP or THE LORDS OF ESSEN

By: MENNE, Bernard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HODGE: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3063

Condition: Good


H/b+ D/j.1st ed.History of the House of Krupp [ a name feared and hated ]" Author, B Menne, was employed in the Krupp works and later forced to leave Germany because the German Secret Police considered the book he was compiling to be tantamount to high treason.For months he was imprisoned, by the French, in a cell next to Dr Krupp von Bohlen. The book traces the origins & gradual rise to power of a family firm which ,inspired by instincts of patriotism, have been largely and directly instrumental in the slaughter of millions." stated on the flap fold of the dust jacket. 406pp.220x145mm... View more info

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GUNNERY IN 1858: BEING A TREATIS ON RIFLES, CANNON, AND SPORTING ARMS; EXPLAINING THE PRINCIPLES OF THE SCIENCE OF GUNNERY, AND DESCRIBING THE IMPROVEMENTS IN FIRE-ARMS

By: WILLIAM GREENER

Price: £300.00

Publisher: LONDON, SMITH, ELDER AND CO: 1858

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123448

Condition: Good


Publisher's original navy cloth with gilt titles and blocked illustrations to spine and blind blocked decorative frame to upper and rear boards. 230 x 150 mm approx. xvi + 440pp + 16 pp of trade adverts + 16p publisher's catalogue. Frontis Plate with tissue guard + 4 other plates and 37 + woodcuts (37 as called for + a few other unspecified - omitted from list). Greener was a gun manufacturer in Aston Birmingham which specialised in the 19th century in sporting guns and military rifles, a prolific inventor he made numerous advances in munitions and gun barrel forging/ proofing winning Gold Me... View more info