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: ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA 1969
(Benton, William 1969) 4to fawn faux leather, gold banding and maroon lables with gold lettering to spines. 24 including Atlas + Index. All in Good sound clean condition. Please note, this item is offered on a COLLECTION ONLY basis. Please phone or email for details. ZQ (Book ref. 11714) £100.00
Dilworth, Thomas: THE SCHOOLMASTER'S ASSISTANT BEING A COMPENDIUM OF ARITHMETIC BOTH PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL
(W. Osborne & T.Griffin new edn 1798) 12mo xx + 192pp folding plate. Ink inscriptions at front & rear, leather boards are loose scuffed and worn, spine worn and pieces missing but text block is qute tight. Some browning but contents are generally quite clean, overall G (Book ref. 11713) £45.00
Labarte, Jules: HANDBOOK OF THE ARTS OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE
(John Murray 1st edn 1855) 4to xxxvi + 443 pp bw engraved ills. Ink iinscription to former owner, some foxing to endpapers and to a few pages at front and rear of book otherwise contents are reasonably clean. Detached front board has been repaired with clear archival tape, corners bumped and spine scuffed,. Text block tight. Overall G- . (Book ref. 11712) £7.50
Tait, Asa Oscar: HERALDS OF THE MORNING
(Pacific Press Publishing Association 1st edn 1899 4th imp 1913) Demy 8vo 419pp bw ills. Boards slightly bumped and worn but overall the contents are clean VG. (Book ref. 11711) £8.75
Benn, Tony: TONY BENN THE END OF AN ERA DIARIES 1980-90
(Hutchinson 1st edn 1992) 4to xii + 687pp bw ills. Ink inscription to Ffep oterwise VG in VG dustwrapper. (Book ref. 11710) £10.00
Benn, Tony: TONY BENN OUT OF THE WILDERNESS DIARIES 1963-67
(Hutchinson 1st edn 1987) 4to xvi + 592pp bw ills. Small ink inscription to Ffep otherwise VG in G + creased dustwrapper. (Book ref. 11709) £10.00
Benoist - Mechin, Jacques (translated by Weaver, Denis): ARABIAN DESTINY
(Elek Books 1st edn thus 1957) 8vo x + 298pp bw ills. Ex-lib with usual stamps and label remains. Some stains but text largely clean, overall G + (Book ref. 11708) £6.50
Lee, Christopher & Churchill, W: THIS SCEPTRED ISLE 55BC - 1901 - THE ROMAN INVASION TO THE DEATH OF QUEEN VICTORIA
(BBC 1998) This is an audio version on 28CDs of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 Series. Narrated by Anna Massey and featuring extracts from Sir Winston Churchill's A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, read by Paul eddington and Peter Jeffrey. All in as-new condition in a stout illustrated cardboard box (Book ref. 11707) £75.00
Mumby, Frank A. (Gen Ed): THE GREAT WORLD WAR - A HISTORY 9-volume complete set
(Gresham not dated ca 1920) 9 volumes (complete set). 4to half leather. 6 bands on spine with red labels. Spines and labels rubbed. All edges marbled. Sound tight bindings and clean contents. Overseas shipping cost would be exorbitant, but price shown has allowed for any extra postage (around 30) within UK. (Book ref. 11706) £105.00
Dauncey, H.M.: PAPUAN PICTURES
(London Missionary Society 1913) Cr 8vo viii, 184pp. bw & col ills. Good. (Book ref. 11705) £4.00
Smith, Patricia R.: MODERN COLLECTOR'S DOLLS - Eighth Series
(Collector Books (c) 1996) 4to hbk laminated illustrated boards. 288pp. Col ills. Values of dolls shown in dollars. Fine., (Book ref. 11704) £10.00
Hedrick, Susan & Matchette, Vilma: WORLD COLORS - DOLLS & DRESSES - FOLK AND ETHNIC DOLLS
(Hobby House Press (c) 1997) 4to hbk 192pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Fine in fine dustwrapper. (Book ref. 11703) £25.00
Draper, F.C.: THE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE OF MUSICAL WIND INSTRUMENTS - A paper read at the Engineers' Club, Manchester on 15th November 1956
(Boosey & Hawkes 1957) 4to pbk. 35pp. bw ills. Salmon coloured covers. Good clean copy. (Book ref. 11702) £10.00
Hatton, J.L. (ed): A COLLECTION OF NEW, STANDARD, AND POPULAR HUMOROUS SONGS SELECTED AND EDITED WITH NEW SYMPHONIES & ACCOMPANIMENTS ...
(Boosey not dated) Royal 8vo blue cloth with black & gilt decoration. 176pp. Words and music to 66 songs.Boards rubbed. Good (Book ref. 11701) £20.00
Farmer, Henry George (ed & trans): AN OLD MOORISH LUTE TUTOR being four Arabic texts from unique manuscripts in the Biblioteca Nacional, Madriod (No. 334) and the Staatsbibliotehek, Berlin (Lbg. 516)
(Label on title page states "Hinrichsen edition no 326) 4to pbk 40, [16] pp (last 16pp in Arabic). A few b/w ills. Includes a page of errata that implies this is a first edition. Limited edition 180/225. A rare item. Good. (Book ref. 11700) £110.00
Johnson, marshgall & Arnold, Cecily: OLD MUSIC WITH OLD INSTRUMENTS BOOKLET No. 1 - TO INTRODUCE THE LUTE AND ITS FAMILY
(1945) 12mo paperback booklet20pp. with foldout chart at front. b/w ills. Good. (Book ref. 11699) £5.00
Beethoven, L. van: DER GLORREICHE AUGENBLICK CANTATE GEDICHT VON Dr A WEISSENBACH IN MUSICK GESETZT VON L.van BEETHOVEN Op 136
(Haslinger [1865?]) 4to hbk complete orchestral score 110pp. Libretto in German. Plain grey boards well rubbed, bumped and a little marked. Contents foxwed and with a few annotations. Small tear at top of front internal hinge. Good. (Book ref. 11698) £35.00
Malory, Sir Thomas (Rackham, Arthur ills.): THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
(Godfrey Cave Associates 1st edn 1917 1st edn thus 1979) 4to xxiv + 509pp bw & col ills. Boards slightly rubbed and small nick at edge of spine. Dustwrapper rubbed with small tear. otherwise VG in worn G dustwrapper. (Book ref. 11697) £15.00
Cowper, William: THE LIFE AND WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME
(William P. Nimmo new edn 1875) 4to xx + 730 + 16pp advertisements bw steel engravings. Ex-lib Manchester Commercial Schools but only evidence is gilt inscription on rear board & neatly removed label. Boards & spine rubbed. Internal hinges broken - binding a bit shaken but overall contents clean Good. (Book ref. 11696) £20.00
Crompton, Richmal: JUST WILLIAM
(George Newnes Ltd. 10th imp 1924) 8vo 248 pp + advertisements bw line drawings. Previous owner's inscriptions, torn spine repaired, board edges bumped & frayed but overall G + (Book ref. 11694) £8.75