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Robinson Commander Charles N Navy & Army Illustrated 15 Volumes Complete Set Volumes I to XV in Original Illustrated Green Cloth
Hudson & Kearns and By George Newnes. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Complete set of 15 volumes. All volumes firmly bound in the original green cloth covered boards with dark green, red, light blue and gilt illus to front board. Very nice condition, contents are excellent and the boards / spine have just light rubbing at extremities, binding firm, no foxing. Digital images available on request (Book ref. AB006810) £1650.00
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Meredith, George The Works of George Meredith : Standard Edition Complete in 18 Volumes Original Publisher's Cloth
London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1910. Illustrated by N/a. Reprint. Maroon Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Z A complete set of 18 volumes in the standard edition in original publisher's cloth - published in 1910 for Constable and Company. In maroon ribbed cloth. Gilt embossed titles to the spines with 'George Meredith' gilt embossed to the front board. Upper edges gilt. A very attractive clean tight india paper pocket edition set. The titles are: the tragic comedians, Sandra Belloni, Rhoda Fleming, Vittoria, Lord Ormont and his Aminta, One of our Conquerors, The adventures of Harry Richmond, The Amazing Marriage, Poems vols. 1 & 2, The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Evan Harrington, The shaving of Shagpat, Diana of the Crossways, Beauchamp's Career, An essay on Comedy, The Egoist, The tale of Chloe and other stories. Bumps to some corners and to the heads/tails of spines. The occasional stain mark to the odd board edge. A little uneven fading to the cloth spines. The gilt of 'An essay on comedy' a little faint. A few leaves uncut and a few leaves proud (i.e not cut in the right place by the printer) A very good, clean, tight, attractive well preserved set in original publisher's cloth. (Book ref. 225783) £120.00
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Sladen, Christopher The Conscription of Fashion: Utility Cloth, Clothing and Footwear 1941-1952
Berkeley, California, U.S.A.: Scolar Press, 1995. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 1859280072 Ex-Library (Book ref. 23041) £15.00
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Patrick R. Chalmers: Rhymes of Flood & Field
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1931. First Edition. Limited Edition.. Hard Cover. Good. 4to First edition limited to 1500 copies. Red cloth covered boards with spine bound in white cloth, worn and slightly soiled. Frayed to top of spine. Illustrated with numerous vignettes by Frank Adams. Contents are generally quite clean. viii + 95pp. (Book ref. 129412) £25.00
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CHESTERTON, G.K. [ Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 - 1936) ] John Sullivan. Aidan Mackey Bibliography; Three volumes in Cloth-Covered Fold-out Box : 1958, 1968, 1980
London & Bedford: Hodder and Stoughton - Vintage Publications, 1958. Illustrated by Illustrated. First Editions. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus. 8vo The complete 'Sullivan' bibliography of Chesterton. A valuable resource for collectors and researchers alike. IN PURPOSE-MADE FOLD-OUT BOX. Dark red cloth, gilt spine to box. 1958; Bibliography - hardback in jacket (208pp). 1968; Continued - hardback in jacket (120pp). 1980; Supplement - paperback (47pp). Supplement published by Aidan Mackey. Illustrated. A very good set indeed - jackets now in archival quality clear protective jackets. In quality archival box. Books near fine; jackets very good. First volume has one neat owner name. **heavy item; extra postage required** [ Rosley Books; specialist bookseller on books by or about Dorothy L. Sayers, George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, and The Inklings. ] Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 - 1936) (Book ref. 0015728) £65.00
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MacDONALD, George (1824-1905) Phantastes : A Faerie Romance. VOLUME II. LONDON : 1878.
London: Daldy, Isbister and Co, 56 Ludgate Hill, 1878. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo LONDON : 1878. Hardback. Original plain green sand-grained cloth. Gilt lettered spine. Blind ruled boards. Untrimmed edges as issued. Lemon end-papers. Spine with minor wear, but sound and unfaded. Book now in a clear protective archival quality jacket. Regarded by many as his most important work. 217 pages. An early edition by Daldy in the author's lifetime. See Shaberman's bibliography nos. 8 & 44. **ASK if you have any questions** **our listing here represents a small percentage of our stock of over 4,000 George MacDonald and the Inklings books! **We would love to hear from you** Rosley Books specialist bookseller on books by or about George MacDonald and the Inklings. See Shaberman's bibliography no. 8 & 44 ] (Book ref. 0015709) £55.00
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MacDONALD, George (1824-1905) **WILLIAM CAREY DAVIES' COPY** Adela Cathcart. FIRST EDITION - TRIPLE DECKER IN CLOTH CONTEMPORARY BINDING. **WILLIAM CAREY DAVIES' COPY**. [ In Purpose-made Gilt lettered Slipcase ]
London: Hurst & Blackett Ltd., 55 Pond Street, 1864. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Slipcase. 8vo FIRST EDITION : 1864. **VERY GOOD INDEED** 3 volumes; COMPLETE. Very Scarce. **WILLIAM CAREY DAVIES' COPY: Neatly indexed by him; 'Index of Poems and Stories within Adela Cathcart'. Hardback. IN CONTEMPORARY CLOTH BINDING; **Owned by George MacDonald's secretary, William Carey Davies (who named his son George MacDonald Davies) - with his signature to the fly-leaf.** Hardbacks; original purple cloth; gilt spines. Untrimmed edges as issued. Professionally rebacked retaining spines to match. Brown chalked end-papers. Rare and desirable item. **Half-titles present. A nice set in original binding. SLIPCASE; Now placed in a strong cloth-covered dark purple slipcase. The slipcase is gilt lettered and dated to back of box. VERY GOOD INDEED; this rare early MacDonald title (with other stories hidden inside). Books now placed in archival quality protective jackets. A number of fairy tales are found within these pages - seven of which are not found in the second edition of Adela Cathcart in 1882. **DAVIES has neatly indexed all the stories in each volume to fly-leaf of each volume. I: (viii), 324. II: (vi), 320. III (vi), 360 pages. There are neat marginal notes in pencil and ink in Carey's neat hand (cross referencing GMD's other works). ASK if you have any questions** **our listing here represents a small percentage of our stock of over 4,000 George MacDonald and the Inklings books! **We would love to hear from you** Rosley Books specialist bookseller on books by or about George MacDonald and the Inklings. See Shaberman's bibliography no. 17 ] Victorian triple-decker. (Book ref. 0015708) £2450.00
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WIGMORE, Elizabeth. (editor).: Long Melford: The Last 2000 Years.
Long Melford: Long Melford Historical & Archaeological Society, 2003. 2nd imp. A collection of writings from local people and historians on one of Suffolk's finest villages. 25cms x 16cms. Pp.6/90, occasional b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG. (Book ref. 31316) £15.00
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Custom House, London VALUE of LINENS EXPORTED from GREAT BRITAIN during the last ten Years; distinguishing each Year, the COUNTRIES to which they were EXPORTED, and BRITISH and IRISH from FOREIGN LINENS; .....
London: House of Commons, 1820. 19pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 120. Ordered to be printed 2 June 1820. Covering 1811 to 1820 inclusive. Early original official Government figures/document. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. Provision of their sale to the public were not made until 1836. (Book ref. 158680) £10.00
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ROTH. Kingsley THE MANUFACTURE OF BARK-CLOTH IN FIJI (NAVATUSILA, VITI LEVU ISLAND)
London: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1934. 15pp. 5 plates 8vo. Rebound in card covers. Extract from Journal of The Royal Anthropological Institute. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158530) £12.00
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(Wise). Partington, Wilfred. THOMAS J. WISE IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH. The Life and Records of the Forger of the Nineteenth-Century Pamphlets. With an Appendix by George Bernard Shaw.
Robert Hale 1946. 1st Ed. 372pp. Port. frontis., 26 ills. Ex.-libris J.W. Hill, e.ps. lightly spotted, sm. catalogue description tipped in to front f.e.p., sl. rubbed original gilt lettered cloth with rubbed gilt device to upper board, corners sl. bumped, boards sl. stained. US$47 (Book ref. 207815) £30.00
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Saint Bride Foundation. CATALOGUE OF THE TECHNICAL REFERENCE LIBRARY of Works on Printing and the Allied Arts. Printed for the Governors 1919. xvi + 999pp. [And]. CATALOGUE OF WORKS on Practical Printing, Processes of Illustration & Bookbinding. Published since the year 1900 and now in the St. Bride Foundation Technical Library. Compiled by R.A. Peddie. Composed and Printed by the Students at St. Bride Foundation Printing School ... 1911. 32pp. [And]. SOME BOOKS ON PRINTING. English & American Text Books Published Since 1900 and Now in Saint Bride Foundation Technical Library. Compiled by W.T. Berry. Printed by the Students of St. Bride Foundation Printing School 1919-20. 20pp. 3 works in 1 vol. Thick 8vo. Some very light browning, ex.-libris Arnold Yates, nicely bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettered roan title label to spine.
US$195 (Book ref. 207941) £125.00
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Ross & Webber ( editors ) Playfair Cricket Monthly 1961 - 1962 Vol II Cloth Bound
. Hardcover. Very Good+. Volume II, complete, all 12 issues bound in blue cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, wraps removed prior to professional binding, no tears, creases or inscriptions / notes, very clean and tight, mild ageing, slightly stale, flecked leaf ends, a few random light spots, some shelf wear to the boards with a bit of bumping, a nice copy. (Book ref. 000423) £20.00
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Ross & Webber ( editors ) Playfair Cricket Monthly 1962 - 1963 Vol III Cloth Bound
. Hardcover. Very Good+. Volume III, complete, all 12 issues bound in green cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, wraps removed prior to professional binding, no tears, creases or inscriptions / notes, very clean and tight, mild ageing, slightly stale, flecked leaf ends, no foxing, light shelf wear to the boards with a bit of light bumping, a nice copy. (Book ref. 000424) £16.00
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Ross & Webber ( editors ) Playfair Cricket Monthly 1964 - 1965 Vol V Cloth Bound
. Hardcover. Very Good+. Volume V, complete, all 12 issues bound in red cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, wraps removed prior to professional binding, no tears, creases or inscriptions / notes, very clean and tight, mild ageing, slightly stale, flecked leaf ends,a few random light spots, some shelf wear to the boards with a bit of bumping and rubbing, a nice copy. (Book ref. 000426) £15.00
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Ross & Webber ( editors ) Playfair Cricket Monthly 1963 - 1964 Vol IV Cloth Bound
. Hardcover. Very Good+. Volume IV, complete, all 12 issues bound in red cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, wraps removed prior to professional binding, no tears, creases or inscriptions / notes, very clean and tight, mild ageing, slightly stale, flecked leaf ends, some shelf wear to the boards with a bit of bumping, a nice copy. (Book ref. 000425) £15.00
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Ross & Webber ( editors ) Playfair Cricket Monthly 1960 - 1961 Vol I Cloth Bound
1960. Hardcover. Very Good+. Volume I, complete, all 12 issues bound in blue cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, wraps removed prior to professional binding, no tears, creases or inscriptions / notes, very clean and tight, mild ageing, slightly stale, flecked leaf ends, no foxing, some shelf wear to the boards with a bit of bumping, a nice copy. (Book ref. 000422) £22.00
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North West Europe. Sheet 1A. Cloth Map
Ordnance Survey. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo A folded ( 7" by 4 1/4"), linen-backed OS map, General Staff No. 2733. Scale 1:250,000 or 1 inch to 3.95 miles). Exposed surfaces dusty. (Book ref. 039603) £10.00
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North West Europe. Sheet 3. Cloth Map
Ordnance Survey, 1918. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo A folded ( 7" by 4 1/4"), linen-backed OS map, General Staff No. 2733. Scale 1:250,000 or 1 inch to 3.95 miles). Exposed surfaces dusty. (Book ref. 039602) £10.00
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Belgium. Tournai 5. Cloth Map
Ordnance Survey, 1917. Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo A folded ( 7" by 4 1/4"), linen-backed OS map, "For Official Use Only" General Staff No. 2364. Scale 1/100,000 or 1 inch to 1.58 miles). Exposed surfaces soiled map browed along the folds. (Book ref. 039587) £10.00
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