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Sheffield: Pawson & Brailsford, 1879. Full-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Full red calf with gilt title on black label and with gilt decoration to spine, some rubbing to edges, 398pp, marbled page edges, fully illustrated with engravings, and with 164pp of contemporary advertisements in section at rear, comprising accounts of the early history and progress of the town, its public and religious bodies, edifices and institutions, descriptions of its manufactures and of the suburban scenery and places of interest in the surrounding district. (Book ref. 017564)
Hersham, Surrey: Ian Allan Publishing, 2002. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0860935620 Original cloth and dustwrapper, 160pp, illustrated with photographs, track layouts and plans. (Book ref. 017162)
Somerset: Oxford Publishing Co. An Imprint of Haynes Publishing, 1997. First Edition. 0860935167 Quarto. Red cloth, gilt letters,dust jacket, not price clipped. 192pp. Photographs, drawings, timetables. A very good copy which will require extra postage. (Book ref. 017098)
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London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1880. Revised. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Green blind-stamped leather boards with gilt-lettering and chickens.. Spine has been expertly rebacked. All page ends gilt. Complete with 50 beautiful colour chrome plates. 591 pages plus adverts. Foxing to end papers, better inside. Illustrations and diagrams throughout. Will require extra postage/insurance. (Book ref. 016358)
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Essex: Longman, 1990. Fine. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 0582073804 Full maroon leatherette double volume facsimile edition in slip case. Includes both booklets: "The Plan of a Dictionary of the English Language" and The Genesis of Johnson's Dictionary (Dr. J. D. Fleeman) and The Lexicographic Achievement of Johnson (Dr. Brian O'Kill).. In very fine condition with gilt lettering and red-dappled page ends. Minor shelf-wear to slip-case with label on front. Will require extra postage. - very large and heavy. A very handsome set in unread condition. (Book ref. 016117)
London: Amalgamated Press, 1949. Signed by Author Large quarto. Ten uniformly bound volumes in red cloth, black and gilt letters, no dust jackets.. Bound from the parts. Volumes 1 - 4 have bookplate 'Specially Autographed by the Author - J A Hammerton'. Each volume is very well illustrated with photographic illustrations, maps and plans, including 'Our War Album' and General Index. An exceptional set which will require extra postage (Book ref. 016116)
London: The Times, 1921. First Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Hardback. Bound in blue Publisher's cloth. A little shaken. 23rd July 1920 to 17th June 1921, with October 11th 1920, Supplement. The book, perhaps in deference to Royalty starts with the October 11th 1920 issue (for the Prince of Wales' Tour to the Pacific and New Zealand). Very well illustrated. Extra postage will be needed for thisvery heavy book. (Book ref. 015467)
Somerset: Haynes Publishing Group, 1991. 1st Edition. Quarto, black illus hardback in fine condition. Dust jacket, black, illus in fine condition, price clipped. 112pp. full of b/w photographs and pictures. May require postage above the Abebooks default amount due to weight. (Book ref. 015461)
Sheffield, Yorkshire: Endcliffe Press, 2001. First Edition. Quarto. Blue cloth, illustrated dust jacket, not price clipped. Very good/very good. viii, 373pp. With more than 750 photographs including 115 in colour. Extra postage will be needed. (Book ref. 015076)
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London: Hodder & Stoughton. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. 12mo, illus hardback, in very good condition, three instances of amateur colouring, edges rubbed. 47pp. Beautiful colour illus, please ask for pictures if needed. (Book ref. 014772)
London: Harrap & Co., 1912. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. Quarto. Yapp binding in mid-brown suede leather. Title in large gilt lettering to front, below which large grail emblem in gilt & black. Spine has full title/author/ illus/pub and another grail emblem (all gilt stamped). Illus. Printed on thick off-white paper. Unpaginated. Sumptuously illustrated in various styles (full col., half col. & b&w) some col. illus. tipped in. The text is dark grey in large italic, being in ruled borders of the same colour and surrounded by figurative & decorative line drawing in light brown. Top right portion of front cover (for aprox. 10 mm. x 50 mm.) has been stitched together. The rest of the cover and spine are in fine condition. Slight wear to hinges, text & illus. extremely clean. Owner's book-plate top left corner of front paste-down. Fine. (Book ref. 014499)
London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1930. Illustrated by G Spencer Pryse. Illustrated Edition. Octavo. Black cloth, dull gilt letters/decorations, dust jacket, not price clipped, with 35/- net on spine. Illustrated eps. 770pp. Illustrations, including frontis by G Spenser Pryse. Previous owner's stylized initials on fep, else fine in very good+ dust jacket. (Book ref. 014471)
Cambridge, England: University Press, 1927. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Brown cloth, gilt letters, dust jacket, not price clipped. Volume one in two parts, x, (ix, x (2) being Contents for Part 2 loosely inserted). 200pp. 66 figures in the text. English, French, and Latin text. Part 2 of text volume has the Transcripts of the Plates, with Notes. Portfolio contains twenty different Alphabets from the Bastard Hands circa 1432 to Legal Hands of 1664, on 5 un-numbered page, also 44 illustrated plates. Previous owner's name on fep, else very good in very good but slightly foxed dust jacket in rubbed slipcase. Extra postage will be needed for this 4.75 kilo set. (Book ref. 014384)
U.K.: Sotheby & Co., 1973. Quarto. Green hardback paper boards, green and silver lettering, dust jackets, not price clipped. 3 uniform volumes published 1973, 1975, 1977. Sale Catalogues: Volume 1, Day of Sale Tuesday, 26th March, 1974, x, (1), 382pp; Volume 2, Day of Sale, Wednesday, 26th March, 1975, viii, 442pp; Volume 3, Day of Sale, Thursday, 24th March, 1977, vi, (2), 9 - 207. All three volumes are very well illustrated including some folded and in colour. Covers and contents fine, dust jackets slightly rubbed. Extra postage will be necessary for this heavy set (5.75 kilos) (Book ref. 014379)
London: Williams & Norgate, 1920. Octavo. Skilfully rebound in modern black cloth, bright gilt lettering, with new eps. xxvi, 669pp. Lectures delivered in London and Oxford, October - December 1916 by Philip H Wicksteed. The Hibbert Lectures Second Series. (Book ref. 014138)
Cleveland, Ohio (U.S.A.): The World Publishing Company, 1946. Illustrated by George Zaffo. 1st Edition. Oblong octavo. Illustrated hardback with plastic spiral spine, in very good condition, previous owners name and address on first paste down. Illustrated dust jacket, in very good condition, with some chips to spine, close tears to edges. Previous owner has drawn teeth onto the plane on the cover in biro. 24pp. Contains four movable story pictures. A Rainbow Playbook. (Book ref. 013748)
London: Bell & Daldy, 1856. Octavo. Rebound in modern hald calf with marbled paper boards, new eps, raised bands, gilt decoration/leters on spine. (2), 254pp, including index. Full page illustrations, including frontis, architectural drawings and figures in the text. A very good and bright copy. (Book ref. 012730)
London: Bell & Daldy, 1856. Octavo. Rebound, retaining original printed paper covered boards, buckram spine with gilt title. New eps. (2), 254pp, including Index. Full page plates, including frontis, architectural drawings, figures in the text. Covers slightly marked, contents very clean. (Book ref. 012729)
Varanasi, India: Vishwavidyalaya Prakashan, 1996. Reprint. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Red cloth very good in illustrated dust jacket, torn without loss. 96pp. Full page illustrations including frontis. Extra postage will be needed. (Book ref. 012696)
London New York, Toronto: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1956. Reprints. Octavo. Bound in blue goat skin, gilt lettering, gilt top edges. The Oxford Illustrated Dickens in 16 volumes. Published 1947 to 1956. Illustrations by Seymour and Phiz, Charles Green, Townley green, E G Dalziel, F Walker, Maurie Greiffenhagen and others. The shade of blue of the covers vary very slightly but otherwise a fine set which will require extra postage. (Book ref. 012263)