Shipwrecks of The Isles of Scilly
Thomas & Lochar, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 0946537844 History of shipwrecks records 900 in some detail, 160 pgs, index, illus, book is as new, jacket has very minor wear to top edge (Book ref. 002454) £12.50
Portrait of the Isles of Scilly
London: Robert Hale, 1967. Illustrated by Illustrated. 1st Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 236pp. A first ediiton copy with wrapper - rare as such. 8 vo. Illustrated with numerous b/w photographic plates throughout. Gilt embossed lettering to the spine. Light bump to the tail of the spine and sligth bumps ot two corners. Previous owners neat ink name inscription to the front end paper with a small faint blue biro smudge above it. The book is otherwise clean and tight. Dust wrapper not price clipped. A little creasing to the wrapper edges. A very good copy. (Book ref. 226378) £6.00
ISLES OF SCILLY BIRD AND NATURAL HISTORY REVIEW 2004.
Isles of Scilly Bird Group. 2004. Large format paperback. 200 pages plus dated bird reviews and adverts. B.w. and colour illustrations. Maps. Fine in a near-fine papercover. ISSN: 1474-4937. (Book ref. 657) £12.95
The Scilly Isles (The Regional Books series)
London: Robert Hale, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. No dj. Brown cloth with gilt motif. 243 pp. B/w plates. Prev. owner's inscr. and small label to ffep, otherwise very clean. VG (Book ref. 01936) £7.50
This England, A Quarterly Reflection of English Life: Summer 1973
Cheltenham: This England Ltd, 1973. Illustrated by Colin Carr. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated in colour and b/w throughout, 74 pages; this issue includes: a county cameo of Kent, The Homes of England by Felicia Hemans, Ely - City of the Fens, Seaside Pierrots, The Hastings Road, The Scilly Isles, the Venerable Bede, a portrait of Selworthy, Stonehenge, English novelist Fanny Burney, the poet John Clare, guide to historic houses, castles and gardens. Front cover depicts a flock of sheep in the village street at Winsford, Exmoor. (Book ref. 6337) £6.00
Scratch a Surveyor
London: Heinemann, 1975. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 043404900X Olive green cloth, xvi & 273 pages, 27 b/w plates, 21 other illustrations, chronological table, bibliography, index. Neat previous owner name in ink, bright unclipped dustjacket. An informative picture of the practice of a top rank firm of English surveyors and valuers through 250 years of social change. (Book ref. 6045) £4.00
Birds of the Scilly Isles
Cornwall: D Bradford Barton, 1964 First edition, paperback, very good tight condition, uncreased illustrated card covers, 125 pages including index, b/w line drawings by the author---'This book is a guide not only to what there is to see but also where and when best to see it (eg a Hoopoe is a normal visitor).' (Book ref. 1803) £5.00
Gigs and Cutters of the Isles of Scilly
Isle of Scilly Gig Racing Committee, 1975. Illustrated by Photosand Drawings. First Edition. Pictorial Hard Cover. Very Good/Non Called for. 76 pages a scarce book detailing the history of Scilly Gigs and cutters.A personal record of Pilots pilotage, Pilot cutters ana Pilot gigs of the Isle of Scilly 1700-1974 some rubbing to the corners and the extremities of the boards (Book ref. 009869) £22.50
The Book of the Church on Scilly.
Ramsgate: The Church Publishers, 1981. 48 pp. 24 x 18 cm. Gazetteer, advertisements, and articles. In good condition. (Book ref. 13348) £10.00
West Coast Of England Pilot. Comprising The Coast Of Great Britain From The Scilly Isles To The Mull Of Galloway, Including The Isle Of Man
H.M.S.O, 1960 Tenth Edition 508pp, VG (Book ref. 49089) £5.00
Red Guide: West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
London: Ward Lock & Co Ltd, 1963. Third Edition. Hard back. Fair/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall The dustwrapper is a bit creased. There are old sellotape marks to the endpapers. (Book ref. 27485) £5.00
North Devon (Including West Somerset) and North Cornwall from Exmoor to the Scilly Isles, with a Description of the Various Approaches.Thorough Guide Series.
London: Dulau & Co, 1904. Illustrated by Bartholomew J. (Maps & Plans). 8th Edition Revised. Cloth Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 16mo Some of the pink pages headed cycling have some tears closed with archieve tape otherwise a nice copy of this guide bound in red cloth covers 6 1/2" tall with bright gilt titles on the front & dulled but clear titles on the blackened spine. (Book ref. 039793) £7.00
Isles of the Island
London: Putnam, 1934. 1st. Cloth. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo The sequel to " This Unknown Island". The book contains Mais's broadcasts about the Inner and Outer Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly, and the Channel Islands. Also included are letters received after the talks, a map of each island or group of islands and 32 illustrations. There is a long preface about islands in general, and Mais's requirement's of " the ideal island" . A very crisp book without owner's inscriptions. Map endpapers, 354 pages, 32 sepia illus. (Book ref. 032527) £4.00
Tales from the Islands
Harmondsworth: Kestrel Books, 1975. Illustrated by Colbert, Anthony. 1st. Hardback. Very Good ++/Very Good. 8vo 0722651058 A collection of traditional tales told in The English, Welsh, Scottis and Channnel Islands illustrated with lino cuts by Anthony Colbert. A tight hardback first edition with a slightly lightened spine with some tiny light spotting about 1 1/2" to 2" down from the top edges of the front and back covers. The covers otherwise are neat. No owner'sinscriptions and a crisp and clean interior. The unclipped dustwrapper has a little dusty soiling at the edges. The extremities have some colour rubbed off and the top edge has a short ( 4mm ) closed tear and there is some internal repair. (Book ref. 025100) £10.00
Ballad of the Wreck of the Cita March 26, 1997 ( Newfoundland Point, Porth Hellick, St Mary's, Scilly
St Mary's: Lethegus, 1998. Illustrated by Ellis, Andre. 1st. Soft Cover. Mint/No Dustjacket. 8vo 0-9533387-0-3 As new (Book ref. 015448) £7.00
The Isles of Scilly [A natural and historical account of the Islands of Scilly].
Newcastle upon Tyne: Frank Graham, 1967. New edition (softcover). 8vo, 96pp. Folding map. Original card wrappers. This copy is in very good condition. ISBN 0900409010. A republication of the first book written on the Isles of Scilly, originally published in 1750. (Book ref. 20945) £15.00
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, containing 56 photographic pictures of Cornwall's grandest and most beautiful scenery, with descriptive notes.
Plymouth: Valentine & sons, nd [c. 1900]. No edition stated (hardback). Oblong 4to, 28pp. 56 illustrations. Original blue cloth, gilt titling to the front board. Backstrip chipped, boards discoloured, contents good to very good. (Book ref. 17876) £10.00
The Scillonian Winter 1995 No. 242. 1925 - 1995 70 Years The Biannual Magazine of the Isles of Scilly
The Scillonian, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 163pp. B/w illus. Adverts at front and back. Paperback. (Book ref. 095153) £5.00
Azook! The Story and History of the Pilot Gigs of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly 1666 - 1993
Truro: Dyllansow Truran, 1994. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. 6" x 9" 1850220751 Softback Crisp and clean with no inscriptions. 206 pages, well illustrated. (Book ref. 040732) £20.00
Gig Racing the Isles of Scilly
St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly: Isles of Scilly Environmental Trust. Very Good/No Jacket. 9.5" x 7.5" Softback 90 pages, fully illustrated in black and white. (Book ref. 040712) £6.00