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Oxford Uk: Oxford University Press, 1987. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0195888685 Inscribed By Author Hardcover Very informative book on the Rubber industry anrd the Rubber trade from its beginnings. 380 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Commisioned by the Singapore International Chamber of commerce Rubber Association and has their Gold compliments sticker on the title page. INSCRIBED by AUSTIN COATES on title page For John Carr with my thanks and good wishes Austin Coates 10.12.87. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped,slight fade to spine, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007040)
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London: Quiller Press, 2000. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 11 x 8 Inches 1899163549 Inscribed By Author Hardcover Very informative book on the firm of gunmakers Greener, written by Graham Greener fifth generation in the firm INSCRIBED by him on front endpaper To Kevin Apps with best wishes from Graham Greener. 231 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour,B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007038)
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London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 1989. Illustrated by Gerald Scarfe. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 11 x 8 Inches 0241128595 Signed by Author/ Publisher Hardcover Excellent book of satirical cartoons by Gerald Scarfe, 96 pages in very bright clean condition, slight ripple to first few pages and vertical bend to last few pages not a hard crease but a bend maybe where someone has bent the pages slightly not too unsightly, INSCRIBED by GERALD SCARFE ON TITLE PAGE To Lynette Merry Christmas Gerald Scarfe. 43 full page, colour illustrations plus a few other smaller ones,all present as listed plus very short descriptive text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007030)
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Dorset: The Blackmore Press, 1983. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 x 8 Inches 0950897809 Signed by Author Hardcover Very informative book on Claygate village in Surrey, 148 pages in very bright clean condition just very light foxing to outside edges of pages not inside, Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, SIGNED by Malcolm Peebles on front endpaper. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007025)
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Hampshire UK: David Schutte, 1999. Illustrated by Val Biro. First Edition First Printing. Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8 x 6 Inches 0952148226 Signed by Author/ Artist/ Publisher Card Covers First issue of a book of seven plays for radio written by Anthony Buckeridge and beautifully illustrated by Val Biro. Limited edition of 100 copies this is number 100, SIGNED by Anthony Buckeridge, Artist Val Biro and publisher David Schutte.Card cover book is in near fione like new condition A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007024)
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London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1987. Illustrated by Brian Cook. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 10 x 8 Inches 0713457007 Signed by Author and Artist Hardcover Excellent book on the artist Brian Cook and his wonderful illustrations for Batsford British Topographical books.144 pages in very bright clean condition just small fold in on the bottom corner of one page where the the page was not trimmed properly and has been folded in, Many colour and B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. SIGNED by BRIAN COOK BATSFORD on title page. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007023)
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London: Souvenir Press Ltd. Boards. Good Plus/Good Plus. 7 x 5 Inches Signed by Author Hardcover Very informative book on the life of Ron Burgess footballer for Tottenham Hotspur and Wales.INSCRIBED by Ron Burgess on front endpaper Best wishes Ron Burgess. 180 pages in clean condition just browning to edges as usual due to quality of paper used at time of publication, Many B/w photographs, all present as listed plus very informative text. Not dated but believed to be 1952 possible first edition. Dustwrapper is clean with some light wear and small tears to edges, not price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007015)
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London: Sotheby and Co, 1994. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 10 x 8 Inches Signed by Bob Molyneux Card Covers Illustrated auction catalogue for an auction on Wednesday 14th September and Thursday 15th September 1994. Contains 120 pages in very bright clean condition,912 lots wih many B/w photographs and illustrations all present plus very informative text. Lot 804 is an historic recording of the Quarry Men with John Lennon, at St Peter's church hall Woolton Liverpool, vendor Bob Molyneux who made the recording . The catalogue is SIGNED on title page Best wishes Bob Molyneux. Catalogue is very bright and clean, a very nice example SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006996)
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1981. Illustrated by James Mason. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 024110677x Inscribed By Author Hardcover Biography of the actor James Mason INSCRIBED by him on title page For Douglas! James Mason 23. 10. 81.Contains 345 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations by James Mason, all present plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006978)
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London: Michael Joseph, 1980. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8 x 5 Inches 0718119509 Inscribed By Author Hardcover First edition of this novel by Dick Francis INSCRIBED and SIGNED by him on half title page Joyce and Bruce how lovely seeing you again and many thanks for the hospitality. Love and best wishes from Mary and me Dick Francis. Dec 1980. Contains 247 pages in bright clean condition, slight slant to spine, dustwrapper is clean and sound. A nice example of this book especially with inscription SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006960)
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New York: J. E. Levine Presents, 1977. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 12 x 10 Inches 0960128018 Signed by Richard Attenborough Hardcover Very informative book on the making of the film A Bridge Too Far, 50 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs all present plus very informative text INSCRIBED by SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH on title page Best wishes Richard Attenborough. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006951)
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Seaford UK: S Francis Smitheman, 1995. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 12 x 8 Inches 095270630X Inscribed By Author and Artist Card Covers Excellent book on the marinr paintings of S Francis Smiteman, 74 pages in very bright clean condition, consisting of mostly full page colour paintings wit a page of description opposite,all illustrations present as listed, NO dustwrapper, illustrated card covers very bright and clean, INSCRIBED by ARTIST on title page For Anne and John with good wishes from the artist S Francis Smitheman March 1996. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006950)
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Eton UK: Eton College, 1920. First Edition. Decorative Vellum. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Masters Eton College Hardcover Poems of Thomas Gray privately published for Eton college 1920 though someone has put vii in ink after the Roman numerals on presentation page so this may have been given to someone in 1927. Signed by two masters of Eton College in the presentation box on the presentation details page printed by C T Jacobi in the Riccardi Press fount of the Medici society ltd.Contains 89 pages plus some blank pages at end. Pages are in clean condition, outer full vellum boards slightly discoloured from age and slightly bowed but still sound and attractive binding with gold embossed shield of Eton on front. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006924)
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London: New Cavendish Books, 1994. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 11 x 11 Inches 1872727328 Signed by Author Hardcover Very informative book on Toy soldiers and Military accessories made by the Company Britains. 640 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour photographs and illustrations, all present plus very informative text.VERY HEAVY BOOK 3.8 Kg with secure packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean just red background lightly faded on spine, not price clipped. Pasted in label, SIGNED by JAMES OPIE ,stating this book was acquired personally from the author by Joe M....... 31/100 with best wishes James Opie, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006917)
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1998. Illustrated by Roy Ullyett. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0233994211 Signed by Author and Artist Hardcover Excellent autobiography of the cartoonist Roy Ullyett SIGNED by him on front endpaper, Best wishes Roy Ullyett. 217 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and packed with illustrations by Roy Ullyett in colour and B/w,,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006911)
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UK: Advanced Mile-Posts Publications Ltd, 1969. First Edition. Decorated Boards. Very Good/Good Plus. 8 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author Hardcover Very informative book on the author's life in motoring, this is the author's presentation edition with inscription from DUDLEY NOBLE opposite the title page With my compliments Dudley Feb 1969.Contains 252 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs, all present plus very informative text. Original clear plastic dustwrapper has small loss to top of spine and small tear to bottom of spine.A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006910)
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London: Viking, 1992. Reprint. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8 x 5 Inches 0670847585 Signed by Author Hardcover An account of the actor Dirk Bogarde's childhood on the Sussex downs between 1927 to 1934. SIGNED by DIRK BOGARDE on title page, 207 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clippedtwo small diagonal creases to rear inner flap of wrapper where it has been closed carelessly. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006909)
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London: Mim Hain. Illustrated by Mim Hain. First Limited Edition. Boards. Very Good/Good Plus. 12 x 9 Inches Signed by Artist Hardcover Beautifully illustrated book of the story of Asparagus the cat by T S Eliot., 34 pages in very bright clean condition, 15 full page illustrations 5 in full clour,all present. Limited to 200 copies privately printed for the Friends of the Royal Hospital and Home for Incurtables number 146 SIGNED by the artist Mim Hain . Dustwrapper is a little creased and worn on edgeswith tiny tear to top rear, little foxed on inside of wrapper and top outer edges of pages not inside.. A nice example of a wonderfuly illustratedl book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006901)
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London: Heinemann, 1965. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8 x 5 Inches Signed by Author Hardcover First edition SIGNED by John Walsh on title page, 80 pages in very bright clean condition just very light browning to endpapers very slight. Many B/w illustrations by Edward Ardizzone,all present. Dustwrapper is bright and clean, not price clipped, light rubbing to edges and small closed tear to top front right 1 inch long A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006880)
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Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1985. Reprint. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0715386247 Inscribed By Author Hardcover Excellent book on the gun and rifle making firm James Purdey in London written by a director of the business. 248 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. INSCRIBED by RICHARD BEAUMONT to unknown person with short message on half title page just signed Richard but verified by comparison to other signatures. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006844)