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THE POEMS OF A COUNTRYMAN, THOMAS, WILLIAM BEACH
161 THOMAS, WILLIAM BEACH THE POEMS OF A COUNTRYMAN
LONDON MICHAEL JOSEPH 1945 First Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 206x136mm Approx 
VG+/VG.1st." If you can write what's neither plain nor pure - and live a life completely ineffectual - no other claim is needed to secure - your rank as an accepted Intellectual." Sir William Beach Thomas A well known Naturalist first and last herein gathers a ripe harvest. in 3 parts, Country Creed , Country Calendar & Epiggrams and Limitations.72pp.[green cloth+ gilt titles & gilt decorative out-line to front+ gilt titles to spine. ink name only to fep. tight binding] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/- , card paper starting to tan, small wear top/tail spine.discreet nick-line top/front crease. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.75 GBP
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HEALING PLANTS A MODERN HERBAL, THOMSON , WILLIAM , A , R , MD  [GENERAL EDITOR ]
162 THOMSON , WILLIAM , A , R , MD [GENERAL EDITOR ] HEALING PLANTS A MODERN HERBAL
LONDON MACMILLAN 1980 0333300394 / 9780333300398 1st Edition Soft Back VG+ Book 265x195mm Approx 
Near fine Large P/b." containing 247 medicinal plants / chemicals they contain / diseases they cure / both handbook and dictionary with contributions by various Experts [ Specialists / Professors / Lecturers - Homeopathy] 208pp. "one of the most handsome , beautiful illustrated books ... giving progress & elegant a nudge " New Scientist " Laminated covers small thumb-size crease to base rear all else as new.No inscsp.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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A TREATIS ON HYDRAULICS, UNWIN, WILLIAM CAWTHORNE
163 UNWIN, WILLIAM CAWTHORNE A TREATIS ON HYDRAULICS
LONDON ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK 1907 1st Edition Hard Back Good Book 215x145mm Approx. 
Black Calf Half LEATHER with black grain effect cloth, 5 raised bands and gilt titles. "Miller Prize" of The Institution of Civil Engineers copy awarded for the 1906-1907 session of examinations with leather gilt presentation plate to front paste down. Marbled end paperd with matching marbled edges to book block. Sewn two colour headbands. xi +327pp 149 figs in text. Prominent work in its day and still a valuable reference. Good (Book - Corners rounded with rubbing wear. Front end paper cracked but cords and leather sound as is the binding generally. Preliminary blanks quite browned and the paper of the book block is also tanned). See our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL, UTTLEY, ALISON
164 UTTLEY, ALISON HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL
LONDON WILLIAM HEINEMANN 1930 1st Edition Hard Back Good Book 175x145mm Approx. TEMPEST, MARGARET 
Grey Paper covered boards with light blue titles and laid on colour illustration to front board. Illustrated end papers, 109 nos. pp. 22 full colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest. 2nd book in the Little Grey Rabbit series by Uttley. 1st Edition 1930. Good (Book- Skillfully rebacked in cloth with original paper back strip laid on and without disturbing the original illustrated end papers. No previous owner name or insc.12mm approx. repaired tear to foredge of p75 and occassional light soiling. Boards respectably clean. No dust jacket. Binding sound with no other notable faults). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. Uncommon in acceptable collectable condition. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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THE HUNGRY ANGEL, VADIM, ROGER Translated by Attwood, William
165 VADIM, ROGER Translated by Attwood, William THE HUNGRY ANGEL
LONDON SIDGWICK & JACKSON 1984 0283989556 / 9780283989551 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG+ Book 215x140mm Approx 
1st U.K. ed.1984.H/b in D/j Both VG+.215x140mm approx. Blue boards with white lettering to spine. 234pp. A powerfully atmospheric novel by the internationally acclaimed film director and set in occupied Paris in the 2nd world war. "An absorbing tale laced with eroticism and coloured with sardonic humour." VG+/VG+ (book - no previous owner names or insc. light liquid splash mark to top edge of front board and to top edge of pages. D/J - non price clipped. A little rubbing - colour loss to foredge flaps. No other noteable defects. Now in proprietary protective wrapper). Translated from French by W Attwood.ow in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Ode on the Day of the Coronation of King Edward VII, Watson, William
166 Watson, William Ode on the Day of the Coronation of King Edward VII
London John Lane: The Bodley Head 1902 1st Edition Full Vellum Very Good Book 
Full VELLUM Boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. 215x145mm approx. 36pp. Edition limited to 175 copies of which 150 for sale. Printed by Ballantyne Press. Born in Burley West Yorkshire,Watson was an English poet, popular in his time for the celebratory content of his work and was a contributor to "The Yellow Book". VG (Book- Moderate shelf soiling to vellum boards. No previous owner name or insc. ) Please see our images of the actual Book Offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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THE PLANT HUNTERS Being an Examination of Collecting with an account of the Careers & the Methods of a Number of Those Who have Searched the World for Wild Plants, WHITTLE , Tyler ,
167 WHITTLE , Tyler , THE PLANT HUNTERS Being an Examination of Collecting with an account of the Careers & the Methods of a Number of Those Who have Searched the World for Wild Plants
London WILLIAM HEINEMANN Ltd 1970 0434864838 / 9780434864836 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 220x165mm Approx. 
VG+ H/b in VG -D/j.1st ed. 3,450 Years of Searching for the Green Treasure. Botanical History - Reference / Botanist who traveled the globe & explored new lands hunting for rare & exotic plants.From the The first recorded expedition mounted by an Egyptian Queen in about 1482 B.C. Set in 4 parts.Appendices.Illustrated 31 b/w plates & Map.257pp. [ Plant -Distribution / names / collecting] black cloth gilt titles No inscsp.but some minor erased area to initial blank page [ffep], tight binding, Fine throughout but spine has a lean to it.[ Dust Jacket consequently shows lightly ruffled edge due to the lean.a small puncture hole to spine top, covers clean & price clipped.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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TWO POEMS Printed in 1798, WILLIAM COWPER
168 WILLIAM COWPER TWO POEMS Printed in 1798
OXFORD HUMPHREY MILFORD 1926 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Marbled Paper wraps with laid on title to front cover,215x135mm approx 14 nos. pp, sewn. Limited edition of 550 copies of which 500 for sale. The two poems being "The Dog and the Water-lily" and "On the Receipt of my Mother's Picture" VG (Booklet- A little colour rubbing/wear to spine edges of wraps and title block a little age browned. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable faults). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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TURNERS' HANDBOOK ON SCREW CUTTING Tables of Wheels and Screw Threads [ Lathe Work], WILLIAM E. WHARTON
169 WILLIAM E. WHARTON TURNERS' HANDBOOK ON SCREW CUTTING Tables of Wheels and Screw Threads [ Lathe Work]
London E. & F.N. SPON 1900 4th Edition Hardcover Poor Book 
Black cloth boards with gilt titles to front panel. 155 x 105 mm approx. 60pp of which 29pp text and the remainder tables of change wheels for various pitches and threads (imperial) + 6 of trade averts including to end papers. Fourth Edition(Revised) Undated circa 1900. Text provides notes on Lathe Work, Simple Rules, Hints on Lathe Tools, Notes on cutting two, three, four or more starts or threads. Cutting Screws, Dropping in of Threads, Decimal equivalents etc.Title to front panel - "The Turner's Handbook on Lathe Work and Screw Cutting." Poor (Book- Significant shelf wear to boards and paper of book block finger soiled. Professional repair to torn page.17/18 . End papers starting but mull and tapes holding and binding quite sound. Previous owner name in ink to title page and pencil note to rear free end paper). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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PETER THE WHALER; HIS EARLY LIFE AND ADVENTURES IN THE ARTIC REGIONS, WILLIAM H.G.KINGSTON
170 WILLIAM H.G.KINGSTON PETER THE WHALER; HIS EARLY LIFE AND ADVENTURES IN THE ARTIC REGIONS
LONDON GRIFFITH FARRAN & CO 1891 Hardcover Very Good Book E.DUNCAN 
Green decorative cloth boards with gilt blocking and titles.190 x 130 mm approx. all edges of book block gilt, publisher's monogrammed end papers 384pp. Frontis with tissue guard + 3 other unspecified full page illustrations by E. Duncan. Undated - printer code to rear indicates 1891. VG (Book- mild shelf wear to cloth, 3 (same) red ink stamped previous owner names to prelim. blank. Moderate foxing spots to end papers and prelim and last few pages. A little marginal soiling to a few pages and also occassional sporadic foxing to some. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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THE CRUISE OF THE FROLIC A Story for Yacht-Loving People, WILLIAM H.G.KINGSTON
171 WILLIAM H.G.KINGSTON THE CRUISE OF THE FROLIC A Story for Yacht-Loving People
LONDON GALL AND INGLIS 1900 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Richly Decorative Victorian bright & clean Book cloth with gilt title blocks to spine and front panel. 210 x 150 mm approx.All edges of book block gilt. 448pp Frontis b/w line illustration + 3 other unspecified full page line illustrations. Undated circa 1900. Maritime adventure by this prolific author of books for boys. VG (Book- shelf wear to cloth- mainly colour rubbing to extremities, no notable soiling. Prize- Sunday school book plate to front paste down dated 1902. Offset browning to end papers.Mild occasional foxing to margins of some pages. No other notable defects and binding sound). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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DUNCTON STONE ( VOLUME THREE OF THE BOOK OF SILENCE), WILLIAM HORWOOD
172 WILLIAM HORWOOD DUNCTON STONE ( VOLUME THREE OF THE BOOK OF SILENCE)
LONDON HARPER COLLINS 1993 0002241749 / 9780002241748 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ Near Fine Book JOHN BARBER (Dust Jacket) Signed by Author on Title Page
SIGNED Copy.Grey Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. (viii) + 690 pp.+ 2 pp Author's and publisher's notes. Frontis illustrated line map. First Edition 1st printing 1993. Another in the hugely successful Duncton Wood series. The copy offered by us is signed by the author on the title page in ink with no other name or insc. There is also a signed note from the author giving his apologies for the delay in supplying the book loosely laid in. Near Fine /Fine (Book- Dust spotting/foxing to top edge of book block and a couple of spots to fore edge. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket- non price clipped.the camera flash does not pick-up the bright Gilt Titles outlines to cover+spine gilt title block. Fine- supplied in supplied in easily removable proprietary protective clear sleeve.. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We regret that additional postage will need be sought for shipping overseas. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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DUNCTON TALES ( VOLUME ONE OF THE BOOK OF SILENCE), WILLIAM HORWOOD
173 WILLIAM HORWOOD DUNCTON TALES ( VOLUME ONE OF THE BOOK OF SILENCE)
LONDON HARPER COLLINS 1991 0002236761 / 9780002236768 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ Fine Book JOHN BARBER (Dust Jacket) 
Grey Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. (iv) + 454 pp. Frontis illustrated line map of Moledom. First Edition 1st printing 1991. Another in the hugely successful Duncton Wood series. VG+/Fine (Book- Dust spotting/foxing to top edge of book block and to a much lesser extent fore edge and prelims. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket- non price clipped.Clean bright bold colours- no fade- the camera flash does not pick-up the bright Gilt Titles outlines to cover+spine gilt title block Fine- supplied in easily removable proprietary protective clear sleeve. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We regret that additional postage will need be sought for shipping overseas. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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MY CIVIL WAR DIARY 1861-62, WILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
174 WILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL MY CIVIL WAR DIARY 1861-62
LONDON Hamish Hamilton Ltd 1954 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Turquoise Cloth Boards with silver titles to spine. 220 x 150 mm approx. xxviii + 268pp. Frontis + 8 other illustrations as called for. Edited by Fletcher Pratt, then leading authority on American Military history and with an introduction by D.W.Brogan the book is essentially an abridged edition of Russell's Diary published under the title "My Diary North and South" maintained whilst observing the American Civil War as war reporter for the London Times Newspaper. The result is an absorbing, detailed, honest and penetrating chronicle - per Allan Nevins Columbia University rear flap fold review. VG/VG (Book- Mild foxing to fore edge of book block- extending to margin of half title page. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects. Dust Jacket- Minor colour rubbing to extremities and light foxing to white exposed edges of flap folds. Non price clipped. No other notable defects. In a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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PHILIPS' HANDY ATLAS OF GENERAL GEOGRAPHY, CONTAINING THIRTY-FOUR MAPS, WILLIAM HUGHES (EDITOR)
175 WILLIAM HUGHES (EDITOR) PHILIPS' HANDY ATLAS OF GENERAL GEOGRAPHY, CONTAINING THIRTY-FOUR MAPS
LONDON GEORGE PHILIP & SON 1870 Hardcover Good Book 
Maroon gilt and blind stamped cloth boards.180 x 130 mm approx. 34 Double page gate fold maps + 30pp Index at rear. Title per front board - Philips' Handy School Atlas. Undated (attributed as 1870 per Copac). Good - Recent restoration work carried out by us as book acquired dis-bound with spine strip missing. Book re-backed with new cloth to spine, new mull and plain end papers.Board corners and colour restoration. Neat Ink stamped name to fore edge of book block. A little general finger soiling from use and from ingression of dust. Private library ink stamp to title and contents pages. A previous owner has paginated the top right corner of the plain pages in ink to facilitate use and has also made some physical geography notes to two such pages (see our images) and the face of the Ireland map has some annotations in margin and underlining in red to some place names. (again see appropriate image). Other maps seem free of any such annotations/markings. 
Price: 170.00 GBP
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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF LONDON, WILLIAM KENT (EDITOR)
176 WILLIAM KENT (EDITOR) AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF LONDON
LONDON J.M.DENT & SONS 1937 1st Edition Half Leather Very Good Book 
Black Morocco LEATHER half binding with Green cloth sides.Gilt titles to spine. 200 x 135 mm approx. Applied head bands. Top edge gilt. xii + 772 pp. Black and White photo. frontis + 15 other b/w photos. as called for. Printed in double column format by the Temple Press this is a treasure trove of information on pre WWII London. Edited by Kent the and with many contributors, noted authorities on their subjects ie Allen S.Walker - Architecture in London, Horace Shipp- Art in London, F.E.Hansford - various London Boroughs, Gordon Maxwell - Canals, Coffee Houses London Clubs, Highwaymen etc. VG (Book- A little light rubbing to extremities of leather binding. End papers a little tanned. No other notable defects and no previous owner name, insc. nor annotations). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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THE NATIONAL MONUMENT TO BE COMPLETED FOR THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY ON THE MODEL OF THE PARTHENON AN APPEAL TO THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE , DELUX Edition in Slipcase box, WILLIAM MITCHELL , S.S.C.
177 WILLIAM MITCHELL , S.S.C. THE NATIONAL MONUMENT TO BE COMPLETED FOR THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY ON THE MODEL OF THE PARTHENON AN APPEAL TO THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE , DELUX Edition in Slipcase box
LONDON ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK 1907 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
In Slipcase box..Sewn paperback with envelope fold style printed jacket with purple titles and decs. 275x220mm approx.xxi + 63 nos. pp + plans. 4 page prospectus loosely laid in giving binding styles and prices for copies to be ordered in various cases and bindings from Bernard Quaritch. Colour frontis + five other colour illustrations and plans (original and revised- drawn by Henry F Kerr ARIBA + facsimile letters. These together with the colour illustrations are printed on quality art paper whilst the text of the book is printed on hand made paper with the watermark of Hodgkinson & co. The printing was by R&R Clarke of Edinburgh with their attractive wood block featuring twice in the book. The armorial die of the then Edinburgh Town Council was cut for this publication the first printing of which was in Dec 1906 when the appeal was launched for the project and this the delux edition was published as a limited edition of 500 copies as a record of interest to book collectors etc of a project with great possibilities and as a guide for a future occasion! The book is housed in a purple case with the short title in gilt "The Edinburgh Parthenon" with gilt Parthenon and Town Council crest. Silk embroidered pull with Tassels. (Case a little rubbed with loss to cloth at corners and with some soiling including a cup ring. Dust Jacket book and 4pp promotion pamphlet near fine with no notable defects and no previous owner name) Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE, AND OTHER POEMS, WILLIAM MORRIS
178 WILLIAM MORRIS THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE, AND OTHER POEMS
LONDON ELLIS & WHITE 1875 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Blue cloth boards with printed paper label. 195 x 135 mm approx. viii + 248 pp. Reprinted without alteration from the edition of 1858. Printed by Robert Roberts Boston Lincolshire. VG (Book- Chips to paper title slip which is rather browned. Insect? damage to cloth at tail /front spine fold of 12mm approx. Not affecting paper of book block. Previous owner book plates to paste down and front free end paper. Adolphus William Ward Master of Porterhouse and Sir John Barnes. End papers tanned with a few light foxing spots. Discreet original binder's label to rear paste down Binding Sound. No annotations). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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SOUTH : ASPECTS AND IMAGES FROM CORSICA, ITALY, AND SOUTHERN FRANCE , No 870, William SANSOM
179 William SANSOM SOUTH : ASPECTS AND IMAGES FROM CORSICA, ITALY, AND SOUTHERN FRANCE , No 870
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1952 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Orange and White card covers with black titles, Paperback. 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing of No 870 in Penguin Fiction series. Good.Complete unabridged. No d/j (Book- Light rubbing to extremities but no notable loss to spine. Replacement price sticker 2/6 applied to front panel.Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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THE DARING YOUNG MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE AND OTHER STORIES, WILLIAM SAROYAN
180 WILLIAM SAROYAN THE DARING YOUNG MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE AND OTHER STORIES
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN BOOKS 1939 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Good Book 
Orange and White Card covers, (paperback) 180x110 mm approx. No 201 in series. First Published in 1935 and as a Penguin Paperback in May 1939 the copy offered by us is a 2nd Impression from Nov. of that year. VG/Good (Book- Covers clean with no notable shelf wear. mild tanning to paper of book block- mainly margins. Ink previous owner name, place and date to title page. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- moderate shelf soiling/wear/rubbing. No tears. Non price clipped). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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