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London: Methuen, 1987. 1st. 25.5 Cms x 17.5 Cms 0416066429 Paperback, 344 pp, previous owner was the late Catherine Reilly, herself an author & anthologer. VG. (Book ref. 016751)
Aldershot, Hampshire: Gale & Polden Ltd, 1949. 1st. 21.5 Cms x 14 Cms Paperback, 98 pp, illustrated throughout with drawings by Raff, foreword by Major-General Sir Eustace Tickell, relating the work of the Royal Engineers during World War II. Internally good, covers are very worn. (Book ref. 016750)
Cheshire: Haslemere Publications, 2009. 1st. 20 Cms x 13.5 Cms 9780950872711 Paperback, 461 pp, sigmed by the author with dedication on title page. Near fine. (Book ref. 016749)
York: Cussins & Light Ltd, 1971. 1st. Hard Cover. /Good +. 22.5 Cms x 16 Cms Hardback first edition, unpaginated, 2-page bibliography, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs & drawings, tracing the history of the C and L group of companies over 50 years. VG+ in good+ wrapper. (Book ref. 016748)
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. 1st. Hard Cover. /VG+. 24 Cms x 16 Cms 9780192807182 Hardback first edition, 332 pp including 5-page bibliography & 12 pp of notes to the text. Illustrated with 32 plates, 20 of which are in colour. Botanists covered are: Carl Linnaeus, Jospeh Banks, Francis Masson, Carl Peter Thunberg, David Douglas, William Lobb, Thomas Lobb, Robert Fortune, Marianne North, Richard Spruce & Joseph Dalton Hooker, with a prologue on John Ray. Fine in VG+ wrapper. (Book ref. 016746)
Warwickshire: The Celandine Press, 1983. Signed Limited Edition. Hard Cover. 22.5 Cms x 14 Cms Hardback, 45 pp, 24 poems, illustrations in red, printed on Hannemuhle mould-made paper. This is No 25 of a limited edition of 80 copies bound thus (marbled boards, brown cloth spine) & signed by the author. Fine. (Book ref. 016745)
London: George Harrap & Co. Hard Cover. /d/w. 22 Cms x 14.5 Cms Each Hardback, the 3 volumes cover Plato to Machievelli, Machievelli to Bentham & Hegel to Dewey. Printing dates 1958, 1960 & 1961 respectively. Small bumps to base corners, foxing to closed page tops, several small closed tears to wrappers. Good+ in good wrappers. *NB: as this is a 3-volume set, it will incur a higher postage; please email prior to ordering to check.* (Book ref. 001079)
London: Waterstone & Co Ltd, 1985. 1st. Hard Cover. /d/w. 22.5 Cms x 14.5 Cms 0947752153 Hardback first edition, 351 pp including 3-page bibliography & an index locorum. Illustrated with 434 photographs & drawing (8 of the photographs being in colour). VG+ in like wrapper. (Book ref. 016286)
London: Faber & Faber, 1972. 1st. Hard Cover. /d/w. 25.5.cms x 16 Cms 0571098533 Signed Hardback first edition, 351 pp, illustrated with 86 black & white plates & 55 drawings. Signed by the author on title page with gift inscription. Main body of text VG+, foxing to endpapers & closed page edges, boards lightly spotted. (Book ref. 016744)
London: George G Harrap & Co, 1934. 1st. /. 19.5 Cms x 14 Cms Hardback, brown boards with gilt, 265 pp. Contains: The Great Dark; Exhibit C; King's Son, Churls' Son; Lucrezia Borgia's Little Party; Shattered; Peace Without Honour; The Quick & the Dead; The Desperationist; Scobie Betters Himself; Love in the Ape-House; 'T' Pup & The Last War. Two of the pages at the rear of the book have been untidily cut. Inscription on ffe "To Kathleen Kent on her 21st Birthday from two of her admirers" dated 24.2.34; signatures not readable. VG- with light foxing on first & last few pages. (Book ref. 002968)
London: Samuel French Ltd, 1958. 1st. 18.5 Cms x 12.5 Cms Paperback, 41 pp, production notes & furniture & property list, effects plot & suggested songs. 22 characters + a narrator, text in rhyming couplets. Internally VG, covers a little marked. (Book ref. 015562)
London: Oxford University Press, 1960. 1st. /. 22.5 Cms x 15.5 Cms Paperback, 89 pp, 20 anthems for four voices, words & music. VG-, small library stamp on title page. (Book ref. 002744)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1945. 1st. Hard Cover. 21 Cms x 13.5 Cms Hardback first edition, 185 pp, including brief biography of Horace. Good, previous owner's name on ffe, spine sunned. (Book ref. 011617)
Cambridge: Colt Books, 1996. 1st Thus. Hard Cover. /Fine. 22.5 Cms x 17.5 Cms 0905899415 Hartdback, 67 pp, illustrated endpapers, illustrated by the author with drawings throughout, forewords by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald & John Humphreys. Reproduces the format of the first edition, complete with all the drawings. Near fine in fine wrapper. (Book ref. 016740)
USA: Oxford University Press, 1996. 1st. /. 25 Cms x 19 Cms 0 19 507618 4 Paperback, 844 pp, entries arranged alphabetically, wtih cross-referencing. VG+, previous owner's bookplate (Jon Oxendale) on ffe. Heavy book - correct postage can be ascertained by email prior to ordering. (Book ref. 001835)
Arcady Press, 1992. 21 Cms x 14.5 Cms Paperback, 27 pp, illustrated with drawings by Jack Lamonte. Includes the voice, the figures, making the fit-up, the frame, playboard & proscenium, dialogue (with sample script), & various stunts & novelties. Main body of text near fine, sticker stain to title page & corresponding place inside front cover, covers VG with light wear. (Book ref. 008106)
London: Miller's, 1996. Reprint. Hard Cover. /Near Fine. 26.5 Cms X 19 Cms 1857325435 Hardback, 192 pp, illustrated throughout in colour & black & white, covering collecting of various categories of books & including bindings. Also included is a glossary, suggested further reading & a list of useful addresses. Fine in near fine wrapper. (Book ref. 016737)
Devon: David & Charles, 1980. 1st. 21 Cms x 15 Cms 071537866x Paperback, 48 pp, illustrated throughout with line drawings, one of the Penny Pinchers series. Contents cover equipment & materials & repairs to various parts of a book, whether hardback or paperback. Near fine. (Book ref. 016734)
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1923. 1st. Hard Cover. 21.5 Cms x 16 Cms Hardback first edition, 2 volumes, red boards with gilt, 234 pp & 240 pp respectively. Top edges gilt, sides & base untrimmed. Light marks to boards, spines sunned. Vol 1 has several blank pp at the rear, on which the previous owner has written some quotations & verse. Presentation sticker from Oakfield School, Arnside on ffe of Vol 1, "Prize awarded to Eileen Hatton (aged 15) for Matriculation Work Form VB, given by G W Wolliscroft, Esq, Date July 1928". VG, light sunning to spines. *NB: as this is a 2-volume set it will incur a higher postal rate - please email for details of cheapest options.* (Book ref. 007192)
Cambridge: Cochrane Press, 1980. 1st. 19.5 Cms x 14 Cms Paperback, 128 pp, the Cunningham Lectures 1975-76, looking at the ministry of Jesus in the context of: John the Baptist & Jesus; The Kingdom; Jesus as Teacher of the Law; Why did Jesus go to Jerusalem? Bread & Wine; The Apostles, with 3 appendices & notes to the text. VG. (Book ref. 009742)