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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,
Hardback. 12mo. A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear and tear at spine ends. Small bookplate. 512 pages. Frontispiece and illustrated title page.
Published : Milner and Sowerby, Halifax 1856,
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
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,,622. Illustrations. Text in French. An attractive copy.
Published : , Paris and London,
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine, which is very slightly faded. A.e.g.. No inscriptions. Fold-out map showing the West End of London. Adverts at front and rear. Too Late List (most of the names appear in the Alphabetical List but were too late for insertion in the Street List). Rear hinges fragile. 1186 pages. A lovely clean copy. A glimpse of a bygone era.
Published : Boyle's, London 1909, First Edition
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
A fair to good copy with some wear and tear to the ends and edges of the spine. Hinges cracked. Bookplate. 644pp + adverts.
Published : Dean & Son, London 1874,
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
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
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
A near vg copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 2175pp. Postage at cost.
Published : Kelly's Directories Ltd, London,
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, Reprint
Wraps. 4to. A very good copy. 16 pages. The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony etc.
Published : ,
4to. A fine copy in laminated boards. 128pp. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : Fair Organ Preservation Society 1999, First Edition
Soft cover. This is a special number of the Photographic Journal for April 1939 marking the centenary of photography. 366 pages. Mnay illustrations. Small piece missing from foot of spine otherwise a very good copy.
Published : Royal Photographic Society, London 1939, First Edition
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
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xii,313. A short-title catalogue followed by two indices, one of printers and publishers, the other of provenances.
Published : Oxford University Press 1979, First Edition
A good copy. Ownership inscription. 111pp. Well illustrated.
Published : Oxford University Press 1922, Second Impression
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,
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
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,
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
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's maroon cloth with title in maroon on gilt back-drop on front board and on spine, which is very slightly faded. No inscriptions. Over 500 black and white illustrations. 688 pages. A nice copy internally and showing a fascinating insight into Edwardian Britain.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London, First Edition
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, First Edition Thus
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
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
Hardback. 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,
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, Reprint
A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 313pp. A book about the Maori.
Published : Wilson & Horton, Auckland 1928, Second Edition
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
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 1closed tear and minor edgewear. 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, Second Impression
Hardback .A very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Gift label on front free endpaper stating "the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers" signed by Philip Unwin, Master 1972. Many black and white illustrations. 302 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. "The first Englishwoman to earn her living by her pen was Aphra Benn author of licentious plays and scandalous novels, who was buried in Westminster Abbey cloisters in the year when William and Mary came to the throne. This book gives an account of all the curiously intriguing women who supported themselves by writing during the following 150 years."
Published : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London 1972, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other marking. Pp.xi,259. Written between 1086 and 1091 by a Persian vizier for his sultan the book gives advice on the administration of a civilised country. Translated from the Persian by Hubert Darke and with an Introduction by Reuben Levy.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1960, First Edition Thus
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
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
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
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
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt and vignette on front board and title on spine in gilt. Spine slightly faded as is top of rear board. No inscriptions. Top edge gilt. Some foxing. 207 pages. Fascinating glimpses of a bygone era.
Published : Eveleigh Nash, London 1911, First Edition
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
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
A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. 428pp. 488 illustrations.
Published : W.W.Gibbings, London 1892, Reprint
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 486pp. Illustrated.
Published : Lawrence & Wishart, London 1992, First Edition
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
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
Hardback. 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
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
Hardback. A very good copy in card covers in a very good wrapper. Inscribed by the author as follows: "I hope someone gets a smile from this book. Very Truly. Fred Bason 1963." 19 pages. This is the story of Fred Basson's visit to the author, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes to whom he sold some books.
Published : Doulton & Co. Ltd. 1963, First Edition
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, Special Limited Edition
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
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with very light fading along edges. No inscriptions. Just a little end-paper foxing. Many black and white photographs. 99 pages. Good illustrated dustwrapper. chipped at top of spine, showing minor edgewear, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. This is "a portrait gallery, in words and photographs, of about 100 living people whom [the authors], as self-appointed curators, both admire."
Published : Wingate, London 1953, First Edition
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