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Mitford, Mary Russell. Recollections of a Literary Life; or, Books, Places, and People. 2 volumes.
London. Richard Bentley. 2nd edition. 1853. Hardback. 8vo. 2 vols. Pp.,x,376; vi,358. Publishers blue, blind-stamped cloth, with gilt titles to spine. Edges uncut. Orange end papers. All pages are clean, and with slight age darkening throughout. Some dusting and tanning to edges. Sound bindings. Shelf rub to edges of boards and to spine ends. We note that some copies have a frontis, but there is not one present here, therefore assumed lost ? Half titles are present, and bear gift inscriptions dated 1855. Quite a pretty set, with the gilt on the spines being very bright. Near VG. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7247)   £38.50
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Bartlett, F.C. Psychology and Primitive Culture.
Cambridge University Press. 1st edition. 1923. (NOTE - this is NOT a "print on demand" or similar item). Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xi,294. Publishers brown cloth, gilt. Very light shadow browning on end papers, else all pages clean, bright and unmarked. Light age tan to edges of text block. Sound binding. Covers with very light bumps to corners. A book in VG condition. No D.w. We specialise in Scholarly Books. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7246)   £20.50
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Lutyens, Edwin. Edited by Clayre Percy and Jane Ridley. THE LETTERS OF EDWIN LUTYENS, TO HIS WIFE, LADY EMILY. ( ISBN 0002170639 ).
Collins. 1st Edn. 1985. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,(vii),454. Illustrated with photos and drawings. Family tree on end papers. Publishers orange cloth, gilt titles to spine. All clean and bright throughout. The rear board has a very light vertical scratch, else a near Fine book. The unclipped D.w. has a deep scratch on the rear panel, partly broken through the paper, (now with repair),and there is also a repaired tear and small corner piece lost on the rear panel, otherwise in VG state. Heavy book, which may require extra postage. We specialise in Academic and Scholarly Books. . . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7245)   £20.00
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Popper, K.R. The Open Society and Its Enemies. 2 volumes. Vol 1, Plato. Vol 2 Hegel and Marx. ( ISBN's 0415040310 ; 0415051347 ).
London. Routledge. Reprint of 5th edition. 1993. 2 vols. Paperback. 8vo. Pp.,x1,361; vi,420. Publishers thin card covers. Half a dozen tiny dog ears straightened in Vol. 2, and booksellers pencilled code on end papers. Otherwise, like new, from our stock, and in FINE condition. We specialise in Scholarly Books. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7244)   £18.50
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H.M.S.O. Admiralty. Manual of Seamanship 1937. Volume 1, (one).
H.M.S.O. For the Public Service. Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Reprint. 1940. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,iv,457. Plates, some coloured, (flags and bouys, etc). and some others folding. Many illustrations, (drawings and photos). Publishers blue cloth, titled gilt on spine and in blind on cover. Some light browning to a few pages at the end of the book, else all pages are clean and unmarked. Tanning to edges of text block. With repairs to one of the folding plates. Sound binding. Light shelf rub to edges of boards and spine ends. Ownership inscriptions. A Good plus, solid book. We specialise in History of Transport. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7243)   £10.00
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Houlston. Publisher. The Dictionary of Daily Wants. With 980 engravings.
London. Houlston and Sons. Reprint. Not dated. c.1890's, ( by dating books advertised ). Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,vi,1136. Plus 4 pages publishers adverts, and adverts on front and rear end papers. Numerous small engraved wood block illustrations in text. Publishers red morocco spine on green boards. Gilt on spine and gilt emblem and motto on cover. Marbled edges. Slight browning to end papers and couple of pages, else all clean and unmarked. Slightly darkened edges. Binding tight. Spine with wear at ends and rub to hinges. Edge rub to covers and small knocks to corners of covers. Couple of small scribbles on first blank. Quite a Good solid book. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7242)   £20.00
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Cornell, Felix M. and Hoffman, Allan C. (edited by). American Merchant Seaman's Manual. For Seamen by Seamen.
New York. Cornell Maritime Press. 4th, revised, edition. 1942. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xxxiii,670. Plates, including folding, and numerous illustrations, (drawings and photos). Publishers blue cloth, on soft boards, gilt on spine and cover. Darkened end papers, else all pages are clean and unmarked. Edges of text block are slightly age darkened. Sound binding. Light bumps to corners of covers, and small wrinkles in cloth on front cover. Neat ownership inscription on front paste-down. Good++ to VG condition. No D.w. We specialise in History of Transport. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7241)   £12.00
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Union Bank of Scotland. Bilsland, A.S. The Arms Granted to the Union Bank of Scotland Limited
Glasgow. Union Bank of Scotland. Published for Private Circulation. 1947. Hardback. Small 4to. 39 pages. Photo portraits. Illustrations, small drawings, some coloured initial letters. Large multi-folding page with Grant of Arms and Coat of Arms, in colour, at rear. Patterned end papers. Brown cloth with coloured Coat of Arms laid on to the front cover. Pages clean and unmarked. A few small dog ears, now smoothed. Binding sound, but covers with soft crease marks at corners. The book is in good overall condition. - .##. - As well as being concerned with the Grant of Arms, there are also short histories of the several constituent banks which merged with the Union Bank over the years. - .##. - We specialise in Company and Business Histories. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7240)   £4.50
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Walmsley, Leo. Invisible Cargo
London. Michael Joseph. 1st edition. 1952. Hardback. 8vo. 303 pages. 24 photo plates, including frontis. 2 drawings in text. Maps on end papers. Publishers blue cloth, gilt. Top edge blue. Clean, unmarked and sound. A book in near FINE condition. Unclipped D.w. with minor repairs to short tears, and VG. We specialise in History of Trade and History of Transport. . . **.Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7239)   £22.50
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Shipbuilding and Shipping Record. (Compiled by the editor of). Directory of Shipowners, Shipbuilders & Marine Engineers. 1951.
London. Tothill Press. (Forty-ninth year of publication). 1st thus. 1951. Hardback. 8vo. 892 pages plus 187 pages of adverts. Publishers blue cloth with titles and adverts in black and gilt on spine and on both covers. Clean and unmarked throughout. Sound binding and covers. Very light bumps to corners, and very minor rub to spine ends and tips. A VG book. - .##. - Includes lists of ships and ship owners, as well as shipbuilders, repairers, etc. There are many fleet listings under the individual names of shipowners. - .##. - We specialise in History of Transport and Engineering.. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7238)   £22.00
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Anderson, Iain F. To Introduce the Hebrides.
London. Herbert Jenkins. 2nd impression, (same year as 1st). 1933. Hardback. 8vo. 307 pages, plus 4 pages publishers ad's. Photo frontis and 26 photo plates, (all author's photographs). End paper maps. Publishers cloth, (faded ? to buff), with titles in gilt. Dark top edge. End papers browned, else all pages clean, fresh, and unmarked. Light tan and some spots to edges. Sound binding and covers. Book in near VG, solid condition. No D.w. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7237)   £8.50
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Benstead, C.R. Atlantic Ferry.
London. Methuen. 1st edition. 1936. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xiv,(i),256. 15 sepia plates, including 1 d.p., (the "Queen Mary"), 4 maps and 1 diagram showing comparitive ship sizes. Charts on end papers. Publishers blue cloth, gilt. Top edge blue. Half a dozen very light spots on title page, else all pages clean and bright. A few very light spots on fore-edge. Sound binding and covers, with very minor bumps to 2 corners. Book in VG condition indeed. No D.w. We specialise in History of Transport. . . **.Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7236)   £14.50
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Matthews, W.R. and Atkins, W.M., editors. Foreword by Sir Ernest Barker. A History of St. Paul's Cathedral and the Men Associated with it.
London. Phoenix House. 1st edition. 1957. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xxiii,380. Frontis, 56 plates and a ground plan. Publishers blue cloth, gilt. Clean and unmarked throughout. Gift inscription on free end paper. Sound binding and covers. A book in VG++, near fine condition. Unclipped D.w. with repairs to light fray at spine ends and to ends of flap folds, and with very small loss. Spine of D.w. is slightly darkened. . - .##. - 5 chapters cover the 5 major historical periods following the foundation of the cathedral, with chapter 6 covering the history of the fabric of the building. Chapters are written by 6 contributors, including the 2 editors. - .##. - Heavy book, and may require extra postage outside of the UK. We specialise in Scholarly Books. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7235)   £23.50
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Reed, Michael. The Georgian Triumph 1700-1830. ( ISBN 0710094140 ).
London. Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1st edition. 1983. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xvi,240. 77 plates plus 23 text figures, (drawings, maps and plans). Publishers dark green cloth, gilt. New from reserve shop stock. Book in FINE, near mint, condition. Clipped D.w. is VG+, with very minor signs of having been shelved. We specialise in Scholarly Books. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7234)   £13.50
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Watt, Francis, and Carter, Rev. Andrew. Picturesque Scotland: Its Romantic Scenes and Historical Associations Described in Lay and Legend Song and Story.
London. Frederick Warne. Edition not stated. No date, c. 1890, (1899 on prize label). Hardback. Small 4to. 25x17.5 cms. 512 pages. 6 colour chromo. plates, including frontis and vignette title page, each with a tissue guard.. Numerous wood engravings, some full page. Publishers blue cloth, with gilt titles and coats of arms, etc. on spine. Illustrations, decoration and titles on front cover in gold, silver and black. All edges gilt. Patterned end papers. Browning to end papers plus a leaf at each end, and to blank side of frontis, though not showing through. Small repaired edge tears to free end papers. Some foxing to tissue guards, and to adjoining text pages and to margins of plates. Otherwise, all pages are clean and fresh. Sound binding and covers, with slight rub to corners. Rub/scuff to spine ends, being a touch heavier at the top. Prize label on front paste-down. Overall, an attractive binding, sound and clean. Near VG, spine noted. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7233)   £30.00
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McMillin, Laurence. The Schoolmaker. Sawney Webb and the Bell Buckle Story. ( ISBN 0807811637 ).
USA. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill. Assumed 1st edition. 1971/72. Hardback. Tall 8vo. Pp.,xxiii,186. 13 photo plates. Publishers brown cloth, gilt on spine and cover. Manuscript facsimile end papers. Clean and unmarked pages. Some light spotting to edges of text block. Sound binding and covers. Book in VG condition. D.w. is about Good, with some surface rub and edge scuff, and with slight fray and small loss. We specialise in Scholarly Books. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7232)   £112.00
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Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. Illustrated by Charles Pears. Intro by Sir W. Grenfell. Two Years Before the Mast. A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea. Being a facsimile edition. ( ISBN 0333307852 ).
London. Macmillan. "Facsimile Classics" series. 1980. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,ix,415. 17 coloured plates, including frontis. (Illustrations are as listed, and collated. The Flap "blurb" refers to 19, but this is an error). Publishers blue cloth, with gilt titles on spine and cover. Top edge light blue. Ribbon page marker. Lower corner of 1 page very slightly mis-trimmed by the binder. Slight colour rub from shelf at foot of spine and lower tips. Else a FINE book in a like, unclipped, D.w. A most attractive item. - .##. - first edition was 1840, and the illustrations by Pears appeared in 1840. - .##. - . . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7231)   £13.00
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Crealock, W.I.B. Towards Tahiti.
London. Peter Davies. 1st edition. 1955. Hardback. 8vo. 264 pages. Photo frontis, photo plates, and text figures and maps. Publishers red cloth, white titles on spine. Clean and bright throughout, and a sound binding. Light signs of ageing to edges of text block. Book in VG+ condition. Price clipped D.w. is Good, with some edge scuff, and repairs to tears. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7230)   £22.50
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Prochnow, Herbert V., editor. American Financial Institutions. ( ISBN 0836920171 ).
New York. Books for Libraries Press, by arrangement with Prentice-Hall. Reprint. 1971. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,x,(i),799. Publishers blue cloth, titled on spine, gilt on red. A New book, though with some very light signs of dusting to edges. FINE. No D.w. was issued. - .##. - From the "Essay Index Report Series". A collection of 28 essays, by experts in the various fields, covering Commercial Banks, Federal Reserve, Monetary Mechanisms, Savings, Loans, Real Estate, Stocks and Dealing, Investment Banks and Companies, Credit, Trade Associations. - .##. - We specialise in Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7229)   £15.00
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Baring-Gould, Sabine. A Book Of The Cevennes.
London. John Long. 1st edition. 1907. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,(9),308. 18 colour plates, including frontis, and 36 monochrome plates, and a map. Publishers green cloth, titled in black on spine. Browning to end papers and one leaf at each end. Else all pages are clean and bright, with no markings. Some spotting to edges of text block, and top edge is dusted. Tight binding. Light shelf rub to colour at tips and spine ends. Corners very slightly softened. VG, and an attractive book. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7228)   £28.50
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