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Ellis, Edward S.: A HUNT ON SNOW-SHOES
(Cassellnot dated) 8vo Blue illustrated boards. Presentation plate dated 1911. 4 full page bw ills by Edwin J. Prittie. Good. (Book ref. 8278) £10.00
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Munro, Neil The Shoes of Fortune
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1935 Inveraray Edition. Blue cloth, gilt titling Pagination: vii, 324. Historical novel set in Lowland Scotland and France in the final days of the Jacobites' attempts to join the French in an invasion of Britain.. Book: spine dulled, extremities a little bumped, endpapers foxed, VG, Jacket: n/a (Book ref. 3094) £14.00
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Clayton, Helen To school without shoes: a brief history of the Sunday School Society for Ireland, 1809-1979
[Ireland: The Society, 1979]. 73pp illustrated booklet (Book ref. 12710) £15.00
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West, Morris The Shoes of the Fisherman
London: Heinemann, 1963. Hardcover. First Ediiton. 8vo. No dj. Dark blue-grey cloth. 302 pp. Clean and bright. No inscriptions. VG (Book ref. 07387) £8.00
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Jain-Neubauer, Jutta Feet and Footwear in Indian Culture
Toronto & Ahmedabad: The Bata Shoe Museum in Association with Mapin Publishing, 2000. Cloth. New/New. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1890206202 Heavy Item Postage Quote Innumerable references to the foot and to foot worship in Indian culture convey the impression that the foot is considered one, if not the most, important part of the human body. For the first time, The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto mounts an exhibition, Paduka, to illustrate the religious and erotic significance of feet and footwear in Indian art and culture. Rare information has been culled from lesser known Buddhist and Jain sources concerning the rules and regulations governing the monastic life of monks. 171pp. (Book ref. 028280) £25.00
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Anon The British Standard Exporter: boots and shoes series 1920 - 1921
The Standard Catalogue Company, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Clean larger format hardback tightly bound in dark blue cloth with gilt titles & decoration, blindstamped borders, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. xiv + 138 + 128 + 38 pages + thumb indexed card section dividers, illustrated adverts throughout, index. Text in English, with Spanish & French translations. Scarce item which gives a lot of interesting information on now defunct UK shoe manufacturers (Book ref. 36065) £100.00
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Moss, Robert (Compiled & Edited by): The Boys' and Girls' Cinema Clubs Annual;
London, Juvenile Productions Ltd, nd ( c mid 1950's?); 4to; Good+/ No dj; 126pp with coloured & black/white Illustrations; First coloured Illustration Roy Rogers & Trigger.; Boards show two chldren sitting in cinema, red spine, some creases, edge wear, internally very good. Features include, Scott of the Antartic, Laurel & Hardy, Tarzan - Jonny Weissmuller, Three Stooges, The Red Shoes, Dick Barton, Roy Rogers, and more. (Book ref. 7287) £8.00
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Hamilton, Elizabeth: Put Off Thy Shoes. A Journey to Israel and Jordan;
London, Deutsch, 1957; 1st Edition; Hbk; Good/ No dw; 192pp with Illustrations, Map & index; Blue covers with gilt ttile on spine; Covers sun faded with few marks. An informed appreciation of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Jaffa, The Dead Sea, Ashkelon, Caesarea, Nazareth, Galilee, Mount Carmel, 'Kibbutzim', Bethlehem and Petra, through a reverent understanding of Judaism and Islam. (Book ref. 4382) £6.00
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Greener, Leslie: He Lived in My Shoes : The Autobiography of My Second Self;
London, Geo. Harrap/ The Australasian Publishing Co, 1948; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dj. 272pp with charming illustrations by the Author. Orange covers with black title on sunned spine. (Book ref. 14632) £12.00
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Crookenden, Spencer: K Shoes : The First 150 Years 1842 - 1992;
Kendal, 1992; 1st edition. Hardback. 10" x 7.5". Nr fine/ Dj Nr fine. 280pp profusely illustrated in colour & black/white. Maroon cover swith gilt motif on front, title on spine. Dust jacket has price intact. The History of K Shoes. (Book ref. 14283) £9.00
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Crockett, H.G., Manson, James A., Sidwell, E.W., Timms, A., Ball, E., Seamark, M.W., Haydn, W.H., Lord, D. Lawrence, &c. The Modern Boot and Shoe Maker. A Complete Guide to the Design and Manufacture, Hand and Machine Repairing, Shopfitting and Stocking, Retailing, Book-Keeping and Management, with a Full Account [Cont. In description] 4 Volume Set. [ shoemaking ]
London: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, 1919. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/ws. 4to. "With a Full Account of the Leather Industry, Including all Processes of Preparation, Tanning and Leather Dressing, Written by Practical Men of Wide Experience". Four volume complete set. Hardbacks, each 165mm x 229mm tall. (6.5" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 280; x, 272; x, 312 & x, 295, with 485 text figs. [plus approximately 130 more, being patterns for military footwear]. Each volume has a full-colour, tissue-guarded frontispiece plate, with a detailed descriptive text, of the Heraldic Arms of the associated Worshipful Companies, these being respectively, The Skinners, The Leathersellers, The Cordwainers, and The Curriers, together with a grand total of 63 further plates, 12 of which are in colour. Original art-deco, blind-stamped cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles. Rubs to edges and corners with some fading, and with some light splash-marks to the front board of volume four, otherwise sound and internally very good. Additional postage will be required for this heavy set. Please email before ordering for details of the cheapest postal option. (Book ref. 003953) £125.00
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Streatfeild Noel: Ballet Shoes
London The Folio Society 2009 HB. 206 pages. Slipcase. New and sealed. Pauline, Petrova and Posy are three orphans struggling to make their way in this 'fairy story with both feet firmly on the ground'. Beloved by generations of children, this book remains a delightful and inspirational tale. (Book ref. 2709) £27.00
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HERBERTSON Jessie Leckie: Another Pair of Shoes
London. Sheldon Press. No date (Ca. 1929) Hardback. 8" x 5.75". 245 pp. No dust jacket. Red boards with black lettering and illustration of two schoolgirls. Colour frontispiece. Book is in Very Good condition, boards are still bright, pages clean. binding tight, an exceptionally well preserved book. Prize presentation plate on front end paper dated 1929. (Book ref. 25562) £35.00
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Munro Neil The Shoes of Fortune
London: Isbister and Company, 1902. A good copy. Early reprint. Spine lettering faded. Hinges weak. Previous owner's name on f.e.p. 403pp. 8 illustrations. A novel by the creator of Para Handy. (Book ref. 3310) £6.00
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PRICE, HAYDN & FISHER, ROD: Shoeing for performance in the sound and lame horse.
Marlborough, Wilts: Crowood Press, 1989. Foreword: Alan Bailey. 1st. Nr fine blue h/b with gilt lettering to spine. VG+ blue d/w with col illus, not p/c or chipped, some shelfwear. 17cms x 24.25cms, 144pp. 106 b/w photos & figures. Intro, 8 chaps, glossary, index. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 477g. 1852230584. (Book ref. 3379) £10.00
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GILES, Molly: Iron shoes.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. 1st. Nr fine black h/b with green lettering to green strip spine; VG+ green/black illus d/w with white lettering, not pc or chipped. 14.75cms x 22cms, 239pp. Debut novel about woman exploring her life at 40, by author of Pullitzer nominated collection 'Rough translations.' Uncut page edges, clean, tight copy. Weight 415g. 0684859939. (Book ref. 1349) £7.50
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DULCKEN, W.W. (trans): The complete illustrated stories of Hans Christian Andersen.
London: Chancellor, 1985. Illus: A.W.Bayes, engraved: Dalziel Brothers. Reprint. VG laminated blue/red marbled h/b with col illus & b/w lettering to cover & spine; No d/w. 16cms x 21.5cms, 948pp. Mottled col eps. 299 b/w illus. Clean & unmarked within. 137 classic fairy tales & other stories. Weight 1270g. 0907486266. (Book ref. 2223) £10.00
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ANDERSEN, Hans Christian: Fairy Tales.
London: Penguin Books, 2004. Trans: Tiina Nunnally. Ed & intro: Jackie Wullschlager. 1st. Nr fine maroon cloth h/b with pink illus & lettering to cover & spine; No d/w. 16cms x 24cms, lvi + 437pp. Red eps; all edges gilt; maroon fabric page marker. 30 b/w illus of Andersen's paper cut-outs. Acks, chronology, intro, further reading, translator's note, note on illus, 30 tales, notes. Clean & unmarked within. Weight 852g. (Book ref. 2304) £15.00
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Streatfeild Noel Tennis Shoes
London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1937. Illustrated by Mays D. L.. 1st. Cloth. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo 227 pages with just the occational smudge in the page margin illustrated with some little line drawings. Owner's name on the front endpaper. Firm in the binding of brown cloth almost 8" tall with clear titles on the spine. Cover is rubbed on the extremities, water mark along the bottom back edge, & with 2 pale streaks on the darkened spine. (Book ref. 039892) £45.00
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Sneakers Size Isn't Everything
London: Booth-Clibborn Editions, 1998. 1st. Faux Leather. Near Fine/No Dustwrapper. 8vo 1861540078 An unpaginated book of numerous colour photographs & 'bits' of text in English nearly all related to footwear. Bound in padded red hard covers (faux soft leather), 8" tall & almost 12" wide, with gilt titles on the spine & shoe on the front. The book is in almost as new condition. (Book ref. 034950) £35.00
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