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AUDREY'S AWAKENING

By: E L HAVERFIELD , JAMES DURDEN ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, HUMPHREY MILFORD O.U.P.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123866

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated blue cloth boards with orange titles to spine, 195 x 135 mm approx. 304 pp. Colour frontis + 5 other colour plates by James Durden all as called for. 1923 Reprint. School Girl Adventure story. VG (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling to cloth. School prize bookplate to front paste down dated June 1923. A little browning to end papers and mild foxing to edges of book block and prelims. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers.). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SOUTH AFRICAN ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS

By: E.G.M.ALEXANDER, G.K.B.BARRON, & A.J.BATEMAN

Price: £35.00

Publisher: CAPE TOWN, HUMAN & ROUSSEAU: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120898

ISBN: 0798118954

Condition: Fine


Brown Boards with white titles to spine. 250 x 190 mm approx. 160 pp. Many colour and black and white illustrations. Includes statistical tables a comprehensive index and a chapter on "obsolete" post 1952 awards bestowed on South Africans by other countries dominant of which being Great Britain during it's 150 years of influence. Fine/Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket complete and supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. No notable defcets to book or jacket). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale View more info

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ANCIENT STAINED and PAINTED GLASS Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition

By: EDEN , F Sydney

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 8768

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j.VG/VG.1st ed thus - Revised & Enlarged 1933.xiv+ 214pp. well illustrated 57 b/w plates plus 6 in Colour.First published as a Cambridge manual in 1913.Intended to supply sufficient data to ground an intelligent appreciation of such remains of stained & painted glass Older than 1714 as are still to be found in ancient buildings.( book neat ink inscsp beneath d/j inner flap., tight binding, light dusting to maroon boards.] Dust Jacket clipped but cover price of 7/6d still present.a popular edition shows much handling soil.minor edgewear 1mm colo.rub/loss to corners, top/tail spine. now in... View more info

CATALOGUE OF ENGLISH FURNITURE & WOODWORK VOL.IV- GEORGIAN

By: EDWARDS, RALPH

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LONDON, VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7247

Condition: VG


Paper wraps. 95pp + 58 b/w photo. plates printed on quality glossy paper. Printed under the autority of the Board of Education this is one of a series of catalogues of exhibits at the V&A Museum issued by The Department of Woodwork. The accompanying text gives details of the items including description, components dimentions and origin. Bibliography, Index and List of Donors VG (Clean, Complete with sound binding and spine intact). View more info

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A DOG DAY Or The Angel in the House

By: EMANUEL, Walter , ALDIN , Cecil ,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN LTD: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 118927

Condition: Very Good


VG Large Slim H/b.GREEN SILK EFFECT cloth boards with white linen quarter binding and gilt titiles. 285x220mm approx. Decorative end papers. Unpaginated. 28 endearing pastel drawings by Aldin with accompanying text on opposite pages relating an eventfull day in the life of a small terrier. First published by William Heinemann in Sept 1902 this is the New and cheap edition of October 1903. The book has been subject to a recent rebind having lost it's original covers over the years. VG (Book- Rebound as mentioned. Book Block- 5mm approx nick and crease to bottom edge of title page and a little g... View more info

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JACKANAPES and OTHER TALES

By: EWING , J H , BROCK , H M

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE / S.P.C.K.: 1920

Seller ID: 4333

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Undated c.1920's.196pp.JH Ewing.Artist HM Brock.Stories are Daddy Darwin's Dovecot & The Story of a Short Life. a time when children died young and daddy's went to war [WW1] illus 8 Colour plates.Village scene to end papers with This book Belongs To left blank. No previous owner name. 180x130 mm-Small h/b Green cloth , Gilt decs & Titles to spine & front with Laid- on Colour plate to front.paper of book block browned.[ uncut - for-edge, minor colour rubbing to extremities of cloth. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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JAN OF THE WINDMILL A Story of the Plains [ The Miller's Thumb ] , Authorised Uniform Edition

By: EWING , JULIANA HORATIA ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1884

Seller ID: 5022

Condition: Fair


Small Fair H/b undated c.1884 to Introduction Note. Rich illus. boards with tan cloth quarter binding & black title block. Small Crown 8vo. No 8 in the Authorised Uniform Edition. 386pp.[ book - no previous owner name or inscp. light fox to end papers. clean throughout , paper cream] Total Spine lean, shelf--wear to extremities, small area , front base corner, card cover loss.light cloth wear. A Read only copy. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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MISCELLANEA , Includes The Mystery Of The Bloody Hand, , Wonder Stories, Tales Of The Khoja, and Other Translations [ Authorised Uniform Edition ]

By: EWING, Julians Horatio ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1890

Seller ID: 5026

Condition: VG


Small vol.H/b VG.Undated c.1890. richly illus.tan shades against brown with beige cloth quarter binding. Black title block with dulled gilt lettering. Small Crown 8vo. No 17 in the Authorised uniform Edition. 306pp. +2 of publishers adverts. b/w Illus. includes The Mystery Of The Bloody Hand, , Wonder Stories, Tales Of The Khoja, and other translations. VG ( No previous owner name or insc. End papers sound. Edge wear to extremities, No significant wear to cloth) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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WORCESTER PORCELAIN Collectors Monographs

By: FISHER , STANLEY , FRSA

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, Ward Lock:

Seller ID: 8179

Condition: VG


Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , VG/VG , Undated , 96pps , profusely illustrated mono plates , author and authority S Fisher , FRSA , other titles - English Ceramics / The China collector guide / British Pottery and Porcelain etc - book , tight bindings , no inscsp , paper fox creamed [ sky blue col illus d/j no nicks or tears , not price clipped , 25/- , Worcester Porcelain Collectors Monographs .Pls see our image View more info

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MASTERWORKS of CHINESE JADE in the NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM

By: FU-TSUNG , Chiang ,

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Taipi / Taiwan, National Palace Museum: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119781

Condition: Fine


Lge H/b ,book FINE, in clear acetate cover & SLIPCASE.92pp. English & Chinese text. illustrated , listed , 50 Colour plates.Preface dated December 1969, by Chiang Fu-tsung. Publisher Printed 1970 details to back page.[ Ch'i Archaic Jade Axe detail / Han, Archiac Jade Cicanda - 8 pieces / Tai t'ou / Ch'ing / Hsi / Tsung / Agate millstone / blac crystal etc] burnt-Orange & gilt book fine, No inscsp. acetate cover fine. Slate slipcase as no tears vg - 1mm scuff to 2 top corners & slight peel-back to base 3mm. 2 crease lines.Good. PLS See our images View more info

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Arms Fair Guide Spring 1971

By: G E Bennett, Bon Dale, W F Paterson,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Arms Fairs Limited: 1971

Seller ID: 119917

Condition: Good


Stapled Paper Covers, 215x140mm approx. 58pp. Guide issued with ticket for Arms, Armour and Militaria Fair Cumberland Hotel Marble Arch London April May 1971. Usual list of exhibitors and trade advertisements and articles by G E Bennett, Bon Dale and W F Paterson, on Capping Breechloaders, Japanese Swords and Bows and Crossbows respectively. Good - Covers a little colour rubbed with Minor nicks. No other notable defects. Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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LES JOUETS EXTRAORDINAIRES , Mr Gamage's Great Toy Bazaar 1902 - 1906 , English - German - French Text FACSIMILE

By: GAMAGE , de M

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London & New York, Denys Ingram Publishers & Hastings House Publishers: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11390

ISBN: 0907724019

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG+ D/j.1st.Old Facsimile Toy Catalogue book 1902 - 1906. by De M Gamagae. English Intro:text with English,French & German text for price descriptions. Profusely illustrated - Mechanical Toys, Train sets, toy ships, doll houses , all types of girls & boys toys of Yesteryear.All captions with pricing.160pp.[ black cloth gilt titles, book Fine throughout ] Dust Jacket inner flaps all French text only.No notable defects, NB; Oversea orders only will incur extra postage as unfortunate very heavy vol./ tome. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see o... View more info

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UPHOLSTERY A Practical Guide

By: GASTON , DESMOND , Specialist Upholsterer & Lecturer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons & Co Ltd: 1989

Seller ID: 124316

ISBN: 0004116712

Condition: VG


VG+ H/b in VG+ D/j.1989. With large practical line drawings.Text by Expert lifetime Upholsterer Desmond Gaston who runs his own successful business based in Sussex & also Lectures. illustrated by Tig Sutton. 192pps.260x195mm. Preface. includes unique and valuable feature of A-Z Upholstery snippets [ tools / buying upholstered furniture / basic skills / Drop-in seat / Chesterfield / cushion making etc ] mid-brown book Gilt titles , tight binding , previous owner name address in ink to free front end paper however no further annotation ] Dust Jacket Photo shows the Upholsterer at work on a ro... View more info

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AN ESSAY ON CHURCH CLOCKS With Reference to the Clock from the Hospital Santa Cruz

By: GIDEON BERMAN

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, TURNER & DEVEREUX: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119737

Condition: Near Fine


Slate green card covers, 210 x 150 mm approx. 60pp. Illustrated with line drawings and 4 plates on glossy paper of b/w photos. The author on a visit to the Museo Federico Mares was inspired to research the history of a clock mechanism which came from the nearby Hospital Santa Cruz. The resultant work is a very readable account of Church Clocks generally as well as the history uncovered of the inspirational mechanism. VG (Booklet - no notable defects and no previous owner name ). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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GRAND LODGE OF MARK MASTER MASONS FUND OF BENEVOLENCE A List of Grand Patrons , Patrons & Vice-Patrons with Certain Statistics to 31st December 1999

By: Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed [ Mark Masons' Hall ]: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11046

Condition: VG+


VG+ P/b Small Red Masonic Pocket-book.164pp. Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons Fund of Benevolence , A List of Grand Patrons etc. with certain statistics to 31st December 1999. [ Offices - Mark Masons' Hall , St Jame's Street, London ] internally book- as new, no previous owner name or inscp.Fine throughout [ Clean covers very feint marks from usage ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE YOUNG LION HUNTER

By: GREY , ZANE ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, THOMAS NELSON and Sons Ltd: 1920

Seller ID: 121897

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint of 1911.Olive-Green H/b.Thick format.288pp.c.1920. 195mmx140mm Fiction Older child Adventure this western novelist Zane Grey." illustrated from Photographs" with 8 b/w plates.[ sound copy, clean throughout, No inscsp.] mild fox-dusting to Green illustrated boards , illustrated spine. light handling. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE YOUNG FORESTER

By: GREY , ZANE ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, THOMAS NELSON and Sons Ltd: 1920

Seller ID: 124066

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint.OLive-Green VG H/b.Thick format.224pp.c.1920 Fiction Older child Adventure this western novelist Zane Grey." illustrated with 8 b/w plates.[ sound copy, clean throughout, No inscsp.] mild cloth rub to spine, 1-2mm softness spine base. illustrated boards , illustrated spine. light handling. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE WORLD OF MODEL CARS

By: GUY R. WILLIAMS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, ANDRE DEUTSCH: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120897

ISBN: 0233962875

Condition: Near Fine


Brown Boards with beige titles and illustration of model vintage car.208 pp. Illustrated with 16 pages in full colour and over 165 black and white pictures this is a facinating survey of model cars and other road vehicles from tin plate toys through children's miniature pedal and battery- driven cars to die cast and plastic kit models. A book not only for those interested in models but in the history of the car as well. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- light shelf rubbing to bottom edge of boards- colour loss only. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- clipped but with publisher's replacement... View more info

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THE ENGLISH JIGSAW PUZZLE 1760 TO 1890

By: HANNAS , Linda ,

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Wayland [ Publishers] Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121964

ISBN: 0853401896

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG D/j.no inscsp. L Hannass researched & visited 35 Museums.She is a collector of old Jigsaws'.Puzzles in this book are arranged under subject headings. Publishers, Engravers etc. are listed with their products.Thus the reader/ collector / can discover the Origin & History and see at a glance the whereabouts of any particular puzzle. 164pp.green illus. end papers.59 listed illus.Intro; background,The Inventor etc .Illustrated.[ Dissections / publishers / trade / educationalists / literature / Foreign puzzles etc] Postscript.Biblio; Biographical & general index.[ no inscp.book... View more info

STAMPS WORTH FINDING STAMPS YOU MAY HAVE WHY NOT LOOK? A GUIDE TO THE MEDIUM COLLECTOR

By: HARDY, B.C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, SIDNEY APPLETON: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10577

Condition: Poor


SCARCE Illustrated Paper covered boards, iv+ 67pp Frontis + 3 plts as expected. A source book for identification of discrepancies in the printing or surcharges. Poor. no d/j (Book- wear to paper covered spine with heavy general shelf soiling. No previous owner name or insc. Foxing ranging from light to heavy throughout. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers). An uncommon title. See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info