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- All About Everything Being a Dictionary of Practical Recipes and Every-Day Information

Hardback. Nd. c.1880? A good copy in green cloth with decorated upper board. Spine darkened and with wear at ends. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. 356 pages + undated adverts. One of the Beeton's "All about it" books.
Published : Ward Lock, London,

- Almanach Comique Pittoresque, Drolatique, Critique et Charivarique Pour 1871-1872

Softback. A fair copy in paper covers missing a triangular piece at the foot of the front cover. 184 pages + adverts. Hunorous illustrations. Text in French.
Published : Librairie Pagnerre, Paris 1872, First Edition

- Annuaire De La Noblesse De France et Des Maisons Souveraines De L'Europe 92eme Volume

Hardback. Nd. c.1982? Bright quarter leather red binding lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Bookplate. Frontispiece appears to have been cut out and sellotaped back in. Pp.xii,[12],622. Illustrations. Text in French. An attractive copy.
Published : , Paris and London,

- Calendar of Various Chancery Rolls A.D.1277 - 1326.

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark blue cloth with title in gilt on spine and embossed on front and rear boards.Supplementary Close Rolls, Welsh Rolls and Scutage Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office prepared under the superintendence of The Deputy Keeper of the Records A.D. 1277-1326. pp.ix. 552. This is a nice tight clean copy.
Published : H.M.S.O., London 1912, First Edition

- Dod's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland for 1909 Including All the Titled Classes

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine which is slightly faded and with a vertical crease. No inscriptions. Hinges a little tender. Adverts at front and rear including The "Peerage" List of Selected Firms in various branches of trade. Foxing to Additions and Alterations from pages13-17. 1295 pages.
Published : Simpklin, Marshall, Hamilton,Kent & Co, London 1909, First Edition

- Harrap's Tintin Illustrated Dictionary English-Spanish/Spanish-English

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's laminated boards with illustration on front board and title in white on front board and on spine. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Many coloured cartoon illustrations with relevant translations.English section has 214 pages and 10 pages of Spanish Grammar. Spanish section has 213 pages and 7 pages of English grammar
Published : Harrap in Co-operation with Methuen Children's Books, Edinburgh 1991, First Edition

- John Baskerville: Two Documents Pertaining to His Life and Affairs

Soiftback. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Unpaginated. 12 pages. Limited to 325 copies. The booklet "was set by hand and printed on a Cropper platen press. The type is Monotype Baskerville 169 and the Paper is Basingwerk Parchment".
Published : Morenardo Press, Birmingham 1973, First Edition

- Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed, and Official Classes 1962

A near vg copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 2175pp. Postage at cost.
Published : Kelly's Directories Ltd, London,

- Kettner's Book of the Table: a Manual of Cookery Practical Theoretical Historical

Hardback. A good copy in the original decorated covers. A little wear to the upper tip of the front board. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 500 pages. Adverts for and specimen menus from Kettner's restaurant. First published in 1877 this is a dictionary of cookery terms, ingredients, dishes, methods etc written in an opinionated and engaging style from a bygone age.
Published : Kettners Ltd, London 1912,

- Marriage of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret with Mr. Antony Armstrong-Jones in Westminster Abbey on Friday May 6th 1960 at 11.30am

Wraps. 4to. A very good copy. 16 pages. The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony etc.
Published : ,

- On Display a Celebration of 40 Years of Fair Organ Preservation

4to. A fine copy in laminated boards. 128pp. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : Fair Organ Preservation Society 1999, First Edition

- Photography in Science, Art and Industry

Soft cover. This is a special number of the Photographic Journal for April 1939 marking the centenary of photography. 366 pages. Many illustrations. Small piece missing from foot of spine otherwise a very good copy.
Published : Royal Photographic Society, London 1939, First Edition

- Printing in the Twentieth Century a Survey Reprinted from the Special Number of the Times October 29, 1929

A good copy in red cloth faded to brown on spine and lettered in gilt. Bookplate but otherwise a nice clean copy internally. 298pp + 29pp adverts. Many illustrations including colour. Deals with the history of printing, typography, book making, illustration, colour printing etc.
Published : The Times Publishing Company, London 1930, First Edition

- Some Account of the Oxford University Press 1468-1921

A good copy. Ownership inscription. 111pp. Well illustrated.
Published : Oxford University Press 1922,

- The Comic Almanack an Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest Containing Merry Tales, Humorous Poetry, Quips and Oddities

Illustrated by Cruikshank George.
Nd. c. 1880? A very good copy of the first series (1835-1843). Half-leather binding with five raised bands on gilt lettered and decorated spine. Marbled boards and end-papers. Some wear to board tips. Page edges yellow. A little foxing. 388pp. Many hundred illustrations by George Cruikshank and others.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London,

- The Dictionary of Trade, Commerce and Navigation

Hardback. Brown cloth lacking title piece to spine and with fairly minor tears to spine edges. Internally some foxing mainly to end-papers but at least good. Unpaginated. 400 engravings in the text. The Dictionary is said to be "explanatory of the general affairs of business".
Published : Brittain, London 1844, First Edition

- The Gallery of English Costume: Picture Books Numbers 1-6 and 8

Softback. A very good set of seven booklets published betwen 1949 and 1963. Number one is entitled "A Brief View." Numbers two to six deal with women's costume between the eighteenth century and 1930. Number eight is entitled "Costume for Sport". Each booklet has 20 illustrations and between 28 and 32 pages
Published : Published for the Art Galleries Committee of the Corporation of Manchester,

- The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards

4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 342pp. Each breed of dog is illustrated with colour photographs and paintings. Includes a brief history of each breed, its origins and purpose.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1989, First Edition

- The Last Recollections of Captain Gronow Formerly of the First Foot Guards

Illustrated by Malcolm Easton.
A very good copy. 302pp. Illus. by Malcolm Easton. Reminiscences of English and French court and society life between 1800 and 1865.
Published : Selwyn & Blount, London 1934,

- The Star-Spangled Banner

Illustrated by Peter Spier.
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy with illustrated front board which is slightly rubbed top and foot of spine and at corners. Front and rear illustrated endpapers show a collection of flags of the American Revolution, those of its Government and its Armed Forces and those of the United States of America. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour.Good illustrated dustwrapper with some edge wear and tear which is not price-clipped.
Published : Doubleday & Company Inc., New York 1973, First Edition

- The Wardour Press Series of Armorial Bookplates - Baronets - from the Collections of Joseph Jackson Howard

Hardback. 4to. No. 68 of 200 copies signed by the publisher. A very good copy in reddish-brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Bevelled edges. Shelf number on spine. Bookplate. Hinges professionally strengthened. A book of baronial bookplates + 27 pages of Memoranda relative to the bookplates and index.
Published : Mitchell and Hughes, London 1895, First Edition

"Charles" - The Cocktail Bar

Nd. but probably first edition of 1950. A good copy in grey cloth lettered in red on spine. No ownership inscription. Pages browned. 159 pages + one page publisher's adverts. Provides "instructions for mixing a wide variety of cocktails and other drinks."
Published : W. Foulsham & Co, London,

"Stonehenge" - The Dog Its Varieties and Management in Health; with Its Diseases and Their Treatment By George Armatage

Nd. but ownership inscription is dated 1902. A good copy in decorated red cloth which is darkened on spine. 267pp. 16 plates + illustrations in text.
Published : Frederick Warne, London,

Abercrombie John - Inquiries Concerning the Intellectual Powers and the Investigation of Truth

Hardback. A very good copy in a half-leather binding. Pp.xv,435. A fairly faint stain affects a corner of the last few pages. The author was a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and First Physician to His Majesty in Scotland. Although he had previously written medical works this was his first philosophical publication.
Published : Waugh & Innes, Edinburgh 1830, First Edition

Adburgham Alison - Shops and Shopping 1800-1914.

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Profusely illustrated with black and white plates and text illustrations. No inscriptions. 304 pages. Near very good dustwrapper which has one closed tear and minor edge wear. Not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. The author has gathered her information from the archives of famous stores and from retired members of the drapery trade; from old newspapers and magazines, catalogues, department ledgers and shop bills.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1967,

Anderson James S. M. - Addresses on Miscellaneous Subjects: I. The Profitable Employment of Hours Gained from Business. II. Dr. Johnson. III.Columbus. IV. Sir Walter Raleigh. V. England and Her Colonies

Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to spine. Partly unopened. 439 pages + adverts. These addresses were mostly delivered in 1846 to the Brighton Athenaeum, an Institution established "for the purpose of affording to persons engaged in professional and commercial pursuits the means of moral and mental advancement".
Published : Francis and John Rivington, London 1849, First Edition

Anderson M. - Reformers and Rebels a Calendar of Anniversaries

A very good copy without dustwrapper. Lacks a smallish (blank) piece of the half-title. 146pp. Consists of one or more quotes for each day of the year from a reformer or rebel.
Published : Cobbett Press, London 1946, First Edition

Annas Julia (Editor) - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy Volume VI 1988

Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. 281 pages. Includes 10 original articles, or review articles of major books, covering a wide range of topics in ancient philosophy.
Published : Oxford University Press 1988, First Edition

Anon - Picture Paragraphs -Things Seen in Every Day Life , Explained and Illustrated

Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's mustard coloured boards with title in black and illustrated on front board. 475 black and white illustrations. Browning to pages. 3 pages of advertisements at front and rear of book. Selected from "Pearson's Weekly" the book tells how to examine a roof, a book merchant's trick, detecting water escapes, the origin of our numerals and much more. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London 1907, First Edition

Ashton-Wolfe H. - Outlaws of Modern Days

A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Some foxing. Pp.xiii,278. 10 illustrations. Deals with mostly European outlaws of the early 20th century.
Published : Cassell, London 1927, First Edition

Asquith Stewart - Children and Justice Decision-Making in Children's Hearings and Juvenile Courts

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.vii,258. Provides a detailed comparison between decision-making in Scottish children's panels and in English juvenile courts together with a study of the legal philosophy underlying each system.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1983, First Edition

Aveling S.T. - Heraldry Ancient and Modern Including Boutell's Heraldry Edited and Revised with Additions

A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. 428pp. 488 illustrations.
Published : W.W.Gibbings, London 1892,

Bailey Victor (Editor) - Forged in Fire: The History of the Fire Brigades Union

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 486pp. Illustrated.
Published : Lawrence & Wishart, London 1992, First Edition

Baldwin, the Right Hon. Stanley - The New World: Address Delivered to the Students of the University of Glasgow -- on January 20, 1930 on the Occasion of His Installation as rector -

Softback. A very good copy in brown paper covers lettered in black. Some rusting to staples. 21 pages. An address about the world which came into being after the First World War.
Published : Jackson, Wylie & Co, Glasgow 1930, First Edition

Barnes William - Eighth Annual Report of the Superintendent of the Insurance Department State of New York

A very good copy in blind decorated green cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Small paper label at foot of spine and two smallish letters in white on spine. Internally there is one unobtrusive stamp on the verso of the title page from the University library of St. Andrews. No other markings. Pp.cci, 676. A mine of information on insurance companies operating in the state of New York in 1867.
Published : Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons, Albany 1867, First Edition

Barty-King, Hugh - Eyes Right: The Story of Dollond & Aitchison, Opticians 1750-1985

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. 264 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Quiller Press, London 1986, First Edition

Bar-Zohar Michel - Spies in the Promised Land Iser Harel and the Israeli Secret Service

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper. Pp.viii,292. The story of the first fifteen years of the Israeli secret service.
Published : Davis-poynter, London 1972, First Edition

Baty Thomas - Vital Heraldry

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with a chip at the top of the rear cover. This is one of a special limitted edition of 150 copies. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. 103pp. 8 full-page colour plates by Norman Manwaring. Edited with an introduction by Julian Franklyn.
Published : The Armorial, Edinburgh 1962,

Bayne-Powell Rosamond - Housekeeping in the Eighteenth Century

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's maroon cloth with gilt title on spine. Many black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. Some foxing to page ends. 207 pages. Good dustwrapper which is a little rubbed at spine ends. Not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. A fascinating insight into life in an 18th century house covering decorations, furniture, pictures china, linen , kitchen, food, drink, entertaining etc.
Published : John Murray, London 1956, First Edition

Beattie James - An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism

Hardback. A near very good copy in a full leather binding which has been rebacked. Spine with five raised bands and title in gilt on a red title-piece. Old ownership inscriptions. Browning to a few early and late page ends. 514 pages. The author was Professor of Moral Philosophy at Aberdeen University. In this work he takes issue with the philosophy of David Hume.
Published : Edward and Charles Dilly, and A. Kincaid, W. Creech and J. Bell, London and Edinburgh 1772,

Beckford William of Fonthill - The Vision Liber Veritatis

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt and illustration on spine which is slightly faded. No inscriptions. 4 black and white illustrations. The book is edited with an Introduction and Notes by Guy Chapman. Some fore-edge foxing. Pp.xxix,166 + 2 page catalogue. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1930, First Edition

Belchem, John - Industrialization and the Working Class : The English Experience, 1750-1900

A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,287. A wide-ranging social history of the English working class.
Published : Scolar Press, Aldershot, United Kingdom 1990, First Edition

Bennett A.G. - Whaling in the Antarctic

A very good copy in original blue cloth lettered in black. Smallish inscription on front paste-down. 222pp. 24 illustrations. This is a book on the "modern" whaling industry. It also has three chapters on "Creatures of the Antarctic".
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1931,

Berry William - An Introduction to Heraldry, Containing the Rudiments of the Science in General and Other Necessary Particulars Connected with the Subject

Hardback. Undated but may be first edition of 1810. (Gift inscription is dated 1835). A good copy in green cloth spine and brown paper-covered boards. Title-piece is chipped and largely unreadable. Neat gift inscription on front end-paper. 158 pages. 12 plates. Folding "Paradigm of the Tinctures." Neat and informative ink writing on one page.
Published : T. Egerton, London,

Bertram Jerome - Brasses and Brass Rubbing in England

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 206pp. Illus.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1972,

Bevan G. Phillips (Editor) - British Manufacturing Industries

Hardback. 16mo. A good copy although the front board and spine have faded from the original maroon. Bookplate. Pp.iv,182 + 16pp adverts. dated January 1876. Illustrations and figures in text. Chapters on "Wool and its Applications", "Flax and Linen", "Cotton " and "Silk".
Published : Edward Stanford, London 1876, First Edition

Bickley Francis - True Dialogues of the Dead

A good copy. Bookplate. A little foxing. 150pp. A series of conversations taken from British history.
Published : Guy Chapman, London 1925, First Edition

Black M. H. - Cambridge University Press 1584-1984

Hardback. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but a little faded on the spine. Neat ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper which is hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.xvii,343. 26 illustrations.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1984, First Edition

Blackmore Howard L. - Guns and Rifles of the World

4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Pp.x,134. Over 1000 illustrations. This is an undated reprint of the first edition of 1965.
Published : Chancellor Press, London,

Bossuet Jacques-Benigne - Discours Sur L'Histoire Universelle: Oraisons Funebres

Hardback. Nd. but prize label on front fixed end-paper is dated 1876. A very good copy in a full leather binding decorated in gilt on the spine and lettered in gilt (with the words "Oeuvres de Bossuet") on a maroon title-piece. Five raised bands on spine. Logo of an Edinburgh school embossed on the upper board. Page edges marbled. Pp.xv,564. Frontispiece. Text in French.
Published : Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Paris,