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Briggs, Asa (Editor) The Nineteenth Century
Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing, 1985. Cloth. Very Good +/Near Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book Very well Illustrated account of the 19th Century, with many Paintings, Engravings, Documents & Photographs. Red cloth cover with bright gilt lettering to spine. 239 Pages, 12" Tall. No inscriptions, nice clean copy. Jacket has a very light crease at the very top where it's ridden up over the boards. (Book ref. 011101) £6.00
Bowler, Vivien The Gardener's Diary in Colour
London: Marshall Cavendish, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/Near Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0856850586 Book "A month-by-Month Guide to the year in your garden." Very well Illustrated with many colour photos and some clear drawings. First Printing. 344 Pages, 11 1/2" Tall. No inscriptions. Jacket has a small closed tear on back corner (repaired from inside with clear tape) and a little wrikle at the back. Large book, weighs over 1 Kilo so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (Book ref. 011100) £5.00
Irving, Gary & Morrissey, Charles T Vermont
Toronto, Canada: Skyline Press, 1985. Illustrated by Irving, Gary ( Photographs ). First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0195406079 Book Beautifully photographed account of the life, nature etc of Vermont with Introduction by Charles T. Morrissey. Includes some dramatic landscapes. Landscape Format Book, 8 3/4" Tall x 10 1/2" Tall. Light Green cloth cover with Gilt lettering to spine. No inscriptions. Jacket has a small closed tear in bottom corner (1" long, repaired from the inside with clear tape) which has caused a small crease. Top and bottom edges slightly curled. Not clipped. (Book ref. 011099) £7.00
Maule, Henry THE GREAT BATTLES OF WORLD WAR II : The Story of 13 Crucial Engagements with Over 100 Illustrations
London: Hamlyn, 1982. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0600720705 Ex-Library Important book, based on countless eye-witness accounts. Battles selected include The Battle of Britain, Stalingrad, Anzio & Alamein. 448 Pages, 11 3/4" Tall. Inner flap of jacket pasted on endpaper giving useful information on the book. Library stamps on free endpaper and copyright page. Book weighs over 1 Kilo so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (Book ref. 011098) £5.00
Amunategui, Francis MASTERPIECES OF FRENCH CUISINE : The Authentic Recipes for the Superlative Dishes Served in France's Most Honoured Restaurants
London: Macdonald, 1971. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book Fabulous Recipes provided by the Chefs of the Starred Restaurants of the Guide Michelin. Recipes translated and prepared by Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz. 344 Pages, 10 3/4" Tall. Some faint spots of browning on title page. No inscriptions. Spine creased. Top corners of front & rear cover creased. Small bend at bottom rear corner affecting about half the pages. Heavy books, weighs over 1 Kilo so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (Book ref. 011096) £24.00
Gauntlett, Alison Images of World War II ( Photographs from the Daily Mail )
Bath: Parragon, 2006. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1405448954 Book Superb collection of Archive Photos, Illustrating the many phases of the War. With some explanatory Text. 223 Pages, 10 1/2" Tall. No inscriptions. Jacket not clipped. Book weighs over 1 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (Book ref. 011095) £8.00
PUNCH : Or the London Charivari. Vol 121 July to December 1901
London: Punch, 1901. Cloth. Near Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book All the issues from July 3 1901 to December 25 1901. Crimson cloth cover with bright Gilt Central picture of Mr Punch, surronded by Black Decoration and with a blind stamped Linear Border to front. Gilt lettering & Illustrations of Mr Punch at the top and the dog at the bottom of the spine. 11" Tall. No inscriptions. Very slight edge wear. Weighs 1.2 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (3 other Vols in the same Crimson Decorative Binding available: January to June 1900 & July to December 1900; and July to December 1899. I'm happy to give a discount if you'd like any others. ) (Book ref. 011094) £8.00
PUNCH : Or the London Charivari. 2 Volumes: Vol 118 January to June 1900 and Vol. 119 July to December 1900
London: Punch, 1900. Cloth. Near Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book 2 Volumes containing All the issues from January 3 1900 to December 26 1900. Crimson cloth covers with bright Gilt Central picture of Mr Punch, surronded by Black Decoration and with a blind stamped Linear Border to front. Gilt lettering & Illustrations of Mr Punch at the top and the dog at the bottom of the spine. 11" Tall. No inscriptions. Slight edge wear. The 2 books Weigh 3 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (2 other Vols in the same Crimson Decorative Binding available: Vol 117, July to december 1899 and Vol 121 July to December 1901. I'm happy to give a discount if you'd like any others. ) (Book ref. 011093) £16.00
PUNCH : Or the London Charivari. Vol 117 July to December 1899
London: Punch, 1899. Cloth. Near Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book All the issues from July 5 1899 to December 29 1899. Crimson cloth cover with bright Gilt Central picture of Mr Punch, surronded by Black Decoration and with a blind stamped Linear Border to front. Gilt lettering & Illustrations of Mr Punch at the top and the dog at the bottom of the spine. 11" Tall. No inscriptions. Very slight edge wear. Weighs 1.2 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (3 other Vols in the same Crimson Decorative Binding available: January to June and July to December 1900, and July to December 1901. I'm happy to give a discount if you'd like any others. ) (Book ref. 011092) £8.00
The V & A Album. 2
London: Victoria and Albert Museum. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book Very interesting articles, well Illustrated, mostly in Colour. Includes: Apsley House and the Battle of Waterloo Banquets; The Margaret de Foix Book of Hours; Theatre Models; The 17th Century Kitchen at Ham House; The Decoration of Japanese Export Lacquer; Saving Stained Glass; Looking at Doll's Houses; Painted Paper of Pekin, and much more. 400 Pages, 11 3/4" Tall. No inscriptions. One crease to Spine. Very slight edge wear. Weighs 1.6 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (Book ref. 011091) £15.00
PUNCH : Or the London Charivari. June to November 1913
London: Punch, 1913. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book All the issues from June 25 1913 to November 5 1913. Green cloth cover with bright Gilt lettering to spines. 11" Tall. No inscriptions. (3 other Vols in the same green binding available: May to August and August to November 1911 and May to August 1912. I'm happy to give a discount if you'd like any others. ) (Book ref. 011090) £8.00
PUNCH : Or the London Charivari. May to August 1912
London: Punch, 1912. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book All the issues from May 22 1912 to August 28 1912, also October 26 1910. Green cloth cover with bright Gilt lettering to spines. 11" Tall. No inscriptions. (32 other Vols in the same green binding available: May to August and August to November 1911 and June to November 1913. I'm happy to give a discount if you'd like any others. ) (Book ref. 011089) £8.00
PUNCH : Or the London Charivari. May to August and August to November. 2 Volumes.
London: Punch, 1911. Cloth. Near Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book 2 Volumes. All the issues from May 17 1911 to November 8 1911, including the Coronation Number with Coloured Title Page. Green cloth covers with bright Gilt lettering to spines. 11" Tall. A little loss of colour to cloth in bottom corner of the Nov. volume. Small previous owner's inscription on half title page. ( 2 other Vols in the same green binding available: May to August 1912 and June to November 1913. I'm happy to give a discount if you'd like any others. ) (Book ref. 011088) £14.00
PLAYBOX ANNUAL. 1927 : a Picture and Story Book for Children. Nineteenth Year
London: Playbox Office, Fleetwood House, London, 1927. Cloth Spine and Boards. Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Book Charming stories for young Children well Illustrated with Colour Plates and many B&W and Part Colour In-Text Illustrations. Frontispiece has a colour Illustration of the Bruin Boys and their friends dancing while an elephant plays the piano. Illustrated title page. First story is "The Fairy Dress Makers". Blue cloth spine with Illustrated Boards. Front has a locely picture of a Fairy in Baby's bed. 208 Pages, 9 1/2" Tall. Small scrape on cover (see baby's pyjamas in photo). A little patchy fading to spine cloth. Tips of corners worn. Long fine bruise on front cover, only visible when titled to the light. Hinges sound. 1 Plate loose, otherwise binding firm. No inscriptions. Pages generaly in very good, clean condition, just an occasion marginal finger mark. Weighs just over 1 Kilo packed so Shipping outside UK will be extra. (Book ref. 011087) £20.00
Fairgrieve, James & Young Ernest FAIRGRIEVE & YOUNG'S HUMAN GEOGRAPHY : The Imperial Commonwealth. Complete 2 Volume Set
London, Toronto & Sydney: British Books Limited, 1931. Decorative Cloth. Near Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book Each Volume well Illustrated with 8 Colour Plates, 6 Colour Maps and 320 B&W Illustrations. Foreword by W.G.A. Ormsby Gore and Section on Jamaica by Lord Olivier. Vol. 1 covers Britain, The West Indies, British Guiana and Honduras, Newfoundland & Labrador, Maritime Provinces, Canada, South Africa & more. 320 Pages. Vol 2 covers Africa, Ceylon, India, Burma, The East indies, Australia, New Zealand & more. 320 Pages. Brown cloth covers with Bright Gilt Lettering, Ground to title & Publisher's designs, with Blind stamped decoration on fronts. Similar to spine with a "Globe" design. 11" Tall. Slight edge wear, mainly at tips of corners and spine ends. Very small tear with a little fraying at top corner of spine of Vol.2. No inscriptions. Hinges sound & bindings firm. Frontispiece of Vol 2 has some small scraped in inner margin where the page has stuck to the title page at one time and Vol 1 has a similar scrape in the bottom margin. Set weighs 3.5 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. Please ask if you would like more pictures, information or a shipping quote. (Book ref. 011086) £40.00
Smythe, Frank S Mountains in Colour
London: Max Parrish & Co, 1949. Decorative Cloth. Near Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book Very well illustrated with fine Colour Photos. Covers The Himalayas, Great Britain, Switzerland & North America. Ivory cloth cover with Brown Mountain design on front and brown lettering to spine. 153 Pages, 11 1/4" Tall, 900g. Slight soiling to cover and spine tanned. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. (Book ref. 011085) £4.00
Shakespeare, William THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR : Illustrated By Hugh Thomson
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1910. Illustrated by Thomson, Hugh. Decorative Cloth. Good +/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Book Beautifully Illustrated Edition of Shakespeare's hilarious Play starring Sir John Falstaff. Complete with 40 Colour Plates, all Protected by Captioned Tissue Guards.Blue cloth cover Illustrated in Gilt with Sir John pursuing the 2 ladies. Gilt Lettering Beneath and on spine. Frontispiece Colour Illustration shows the 2 Wives "Let us consult together against this greasy knight". Illustrated Title Page, dated 1910. 170 Pages, 10 1/4" Tall. A little patchy loss of colour to cloth (see photo). Hinges sound and Binding Firms. Some Browning to some text pages, Endpapers and Title pages. Plates in nice condition. No inscriptions. Weighs 1.4 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. Please ask if you would like more pictures, information or a shipping quote. (Book ref. 011084) £18.00
Fletcher, D. V. GOOD FARM WORKMANSHIP ( Teach Yourself Farming )
London: Hodder & Stoughton for English Universities Press Ltd, 1946. Cloth. Good/Near Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Book Practical Guide includes the work of the Cowman, Shepherd, Pigman, Waggoner, Tractor Driver. Also covers Craftsmanship on the Farm, Harvest, Threshing and seasonal work. Buff cloth cover with Black lettering to spine and publisher's design on front. 180 Pages, 7 1/4" Tall, 160g. Some wear and small tears to jacket. Clipped. (Book ref. 011082) £5.00
Walker, Rowland Deville McKeene the Mystery airman
London: S. W. Partridge & Co, 1933. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Book Exciting story of the Air Aces of World War 1. Pale Blue cloth cover Illustrated on front & spine. Frontispiece has a Monochrome Illustration of a burning biplane. 248 Pages, 410g, 7 1/2" Tall. Gift inscription on ffep. Some fading to cloth and 4 small faint spots of white paint on front. Spine leaning a little. (Book ref. 011081) £9.00
Westerman, Percy Captured at Tripoli
London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited. Illustrated by Sheldon, Charles M. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Book Exciting adventure of 2 Schoolboys. 3 Monochrome P{lates by Charles M Sheldon (Frontispiece is missing). Blue Cloth cover illustrated in Black yellow & white on front & spine with the 2boys led as captives by Arabs. White lettering to front & spine. Undated edition, circa 1920s. 256 Pages, 480g, 7 1/2" Tall. No inscriptions. Rear hinge cracked. (Book ref. 011080) £10.00