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Rutherford, W Gunnion Macmillan's Greek Course - first Greek grammar - accidence and syntax
London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1961. Hardcover. Good. Reprint. A sound basic textbook. Blue cloth boards worn and sunned, name to ffep, a|some marks to pages and very occasional minor pencil annotation. Good, no DJ. (Book ref. BYB9167) £8.82
Marsden, Simon photographs, McLaren, Duncan, text In Ruins - the once great houses of Ireland
Little Brown and Company Boston 1997 HB. Hardcover. Good. Atmospheric b/w photographs of ruined Irish castles and great houses, with history and legend in the accompanying text. The revised and expanded second edition. Ex-lib, o/w clean, tight and sound in lightly worn DJ. 128pp (Book ref. BYB9161) £6.17
Diehl, Daniel Constructing Medieval Furniture - plans and instructions with historical notes
Stackpole Books Mechanicsburg 1997 HB. Hardcover. Good. Designs for building 16 reproductions of furnishings from the Middle Ages, with step-by-step instructions for woodworking and metalworking. Ex-lib, in hard laminated illustrative library binding, clean and sound, good. 180pp (Book ref. BYB9160) £9.70
Clarkson, M J and Winter, A C A Handbook for the Sheep Clinician
Liverpool University Press 1997 HB. Hardcover. Good. Fifth edition, revised and updated. Designed as course notes for veterinary students, this emphasises the practical, clinical aspects of sheep care. Ex-lib, in hard, laminated, illustrative library binding, clean and sound, good. 185pp (Book ref. BYB9158) £15.00
Sheridan, Clare Redskin Interlude
Nicholson & Watson London 1st 1938 HB. Hardcover. Good. An English sculptor working with Blackfoot and Blood Indians, illustrated with b/w photographs. Blue cloth covers worn and marked, stamps to feps 'Royal Navy War Libraries' and 'Chaplain HMS Valkyrie II', slight age-mottling throughout, sound, good, no DJ. 318pp (Book ref. BYB9157) £7.94
Sutton, Jean Lords of the East - the East India Company and its Ships 1600 - 1874
Conway Maritime Press London 2000 HB. Hardcover. Good. Revised edition, with new material gathered since the original publication in 1981. A history of 'John Company' focussing especially on technical detail of the ships that led the annexation of India, the expansion into China, the Opium Wars, and the tea clipper races Ex-lib, minimal wear, but a binding fault has left some gatherings loose, complete, in VG DJ, not price-clipped. 160pp (Book ref. BYB9155) £7.94
Sutcliff, Rosemary The Silver Branch
OUP London 1959 HB. Hardcover. Good. First reprint. Illustrated by Charles Keeping. The lost Eagle inspires resistance to a usurping Emperor. Pale marks fleck the blue boards, small mark to front paste-down, but generally VG, no inscriptions, in VG DJ, not price-clipped. 215pp (Book ref. BYB9145) £11.47
Stanton, Victoria and Cooper-Willis, Euan The Story of Portmeirion Potteries 1960 - 1995 - a collectors' guide
Portmeirion Potteries Ltd 1995 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Fully illustrated in colour, this is a chronological guide to the pottery designs made by Susan Williams-Ellis. Laminated illustrative boards, no inscriptions, VG, no DJ. 61pp (Book ref. BYB9144) £5.29
Marchant, Bessie Fleckie - a story of the desert
Blackie & Son London HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Undated. In the 'Happy Home Library'. A little boy and a toy lamb, meeting jewel thieves in the desert near Bokhara. Decorative cloth covers, prize label to ffep, grubby marks to edge of page block, o/w VG in worn, chipped, mended, good DJ. 112pp (Book ref. BYB9143) £9.70
Wordsworth - chosen and edited by John Butt Selected Poetry and Prose
OUP 1964 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. In the New Oxford English series. VG, no inscriptions, no DJ. 240pp (Book ref. BYB9142) £5.29
Housman, A E ed. by F C Horwood Poetry and Prose - a selection
Hutchinson London 1971 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Edited and with an introduction and notes by F C Horwood. VG, no inscriptions. 255pp (Book ref. BYB9141) £5.29
Beardmore, George Belle of the Ballet's Country Holiday
Hulton Press London 1957 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. A Girl Novel. The Arenska Ballet School running a farm in Sussex - barn-dances and a missing Duke. VG, no inscriptions, pages yellowed, in illustrative DJ that is worn, marked, sound, not price-clipped, good. 176pp (Book ref. BYB9140) £9.70
International P.E.N. Congress The Writer as Independent Spirit - proceedings of the XXXIV International P.E.N. Congress - 1966
P.E.N. American Center New York 1968 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. L'Ecrivain en tant qu'Esprit Independent. Two identical texts, in English and French, of the 34th Congress, held in New York 1966. Vibrant discussion by international writers including Douglas Young, Pablo Neruda, Marshall McLuhan, Carlos Fuentes, Arthur Miller. Light wear to covers, no inscriptions, generally VG. 320pp (Book ref. BYB9139) £11.47
Barreto, Lima The Patriot
Rex Collings London 1978 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Translated by Robert Scott Buccleuch. A Brazilian novel. VG, no inscriptions, in lightly worn, generally VG DJ. 216pp (Book ref. BYB9137) £9.70
Sales, Herberto The Werewolf and other tales
Rex Collings London 1978 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Translated by Richard Goddard. Short stories based on the myths of Brazilian Indians. VG, no inscriptions, in lightly worn, good DJ. 112pp (Book ref. BYB9136) £5.29
Montello, Jose Coronation Quay
Rex Collings London 1975 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Translated by Myriam Henderson. A Brazilian novel. VG, no inscriptions, in lightly worn, good DJ. 266pp (Book ref. BYB9135) £5.29
Ramos, Graciliano Childhood
Peter Owen London 1979 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Translated by Celso de Oliveira, introduction by Ashley Brown. A memoir of the youth of this Brazilian writer. VG, no inscriptions, in slightly worn, good DJ. 174pp (Book ref. BYB9134) £6.17
Sarney, Jose Tales of Rain and Sunlight
Wyvern-Sel London 1986 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Translated by Vera Hallam, introduction by Antonio Olinto. Short stories from Brazil. VG, no inscriptions, in VG but price-clipped DJ. 143pp (Book ref. BYB9133) £6.17
Dawa Norbu Red Star over Tibet
Collins & Brown London 1st 1974 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. A personal history, telling of life in Tibet before and during the Chinese invasion, then of life in exile. VG, no inscriptions, in good, edge-worn, slightly sunned DJ. 255pp (Book ref. BYB9129) £11.47
Rousham, Alan A Pea in my Ear - experiences in the rice villages of West Bengal, India
Country Books/Ashridge Press Bakewell 2006 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Anecdotes of volunteer work in India 2003 - 05. VG, no inscriptions. 54pp (Book ref. BYB9112) £5.29