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PHILIPS' COUNTY MAPS OF ENGLAND & WALES REDUCED FROM THE ORDNANCE SURVEY SOUTH WALES

By: ---------

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, GEORGE PHILIP & SON: 1890

Seller ID: 120525


Maroon cloth boards with black and gilt titles and decs. 155x100mm approx. Colour map by J Bartholomew mounted in section on linen (18 sections) 520x375mm approx unfolded and published by George Philip. Undated circa 1890's (Railway line to Fishguard still under construction) "Philips' New Series of County Maps South Wales From the Ordnance Survey" to front board. Publisher's advert to front paste down and to a rear end section. Good (Boards - Heavy soiling and moderate ... View more info

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THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS, RIGHTS, LIBERTIES, AND PRIVILEGES OF THE CITY OF LONDON : CONTAINING THE SEVERAL CHARTERS GRANTED TO THE SAID CITY, FROM WILLIAM THE CONQUERER TO THE PRESENT TIME ETC

By: ----------

Price: £225.00

Publisher: LONDON, R.WITHY & W.GRIFFIN: 1765

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123277


Brown Calf Leather quarter binding with blind ruled bands, gilt blocked title slip and plain gray paper covered boards. Applied two colour head and tail bands. 175 x 115 mm approx. xx + 316 pp. Title continues : the magistrates and officers thereof, and their respective creations, elections, rights , duties, and authorities; the Laws and customs of the City, as the same relate to the persons or estates of the citizens; the nature, jurisdiction, practice and proceedings ... View more info

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BENIN AND THE EUROPEANS 1485-1897

By: A.F.C.RYDER , Research Fellow in the Sheme for the Study of Benin History

Price: £95.00

Publisher: LONDON, LONGMANS, GREEN & Co.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123216


Brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. Maps to end papers, xii + 372 pp + 4 pp of publisher's adverts.Colour frontis + 8 pp of b/w plates on glossy paper + 3 line maps all as called for. The book; published in the Ibadan History Series under the editorship of K.O.Dike; explores one of the major themes of the pre-colonial period: the relationship between African peoples and the Europeans who came persistently but precariously to their shores. T... View more info

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THE SCARLET IMPOSTER (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

By: DENNIS WHEATLEY

Price: £275.00

Publisher: LONDON, HUTCHINSON: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 123215


SIGNED Copy.Black Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine and publisher's name to bottom corner of upper board. 195 x 140 mm approx. Illustrated maps to end papers. 454 pp + 8 pp of publisher's adverts. Undated [1940] First Edition 1st printing. The third Gregory Sallust novel involving a conspiracy intended to sabotage the Gestapo and bring down the Nazi Government. A book difficult to find in first edition format with it's dust jacket, the copy offered by us has the add... View more info

Image for THE TUTOR'S ASSISTANT, BEING A COMPENDIUM OF ARITHMETIC;AND COMPLETE QUESTION-BOOK; ---------

THE TUTOR'S ASSISTANT, BEING A COMPENDIUM OF ARITHMETIC;AND COMPLETE QUESTION-BOOK; ---------

By: FRANCIS WALKINGAME

Price: £25.00

Publisher: DERBY, HENRY MOZLEY: 1824

Seller ID: 123194


Original FULL brown Roan LEATHER boards with blind embossed chain borders to panels.175 x 110 mm approx. 192pp + 2 of adverts. Mozley's New Stereotype Edition of Walkingame's Tutor's Assistant, revised and thoroughly corrected. 1824. To which is added A Compendium of Book-Keeping by William Birkin. Contains I Arithmetic in whole numbers, II Vulgar Fractions, III Decimals, IV Duodecimals, V A Collection of Questions promiscuously arranged to which are added . The compendi... View more info

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THE ESKDALE AND ENNERDALE FOXHOUNDS The History of a Lakeland Pack

By: JILL MASON

Price: £65.00

Publisher: LUDLOW SHROPSHIRE, MERLIN UNWIN BOOKS: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123302


Green Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 235 x 225 mm approx. Un-paginated [174 pp] approx 140 pictures mainly colour photos. The Eskdale Foxhounds were originally owned and hunted by Tommy Dobson before amalgamating with the Ennerdale in 1897. For more than 100 years they have been hunted by three generations of the Porter family and , since 1910 owned by them. The book is an interesting record of the sporting and social lives of the families who lived and worked in som... View more info

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BREAKDOWN

By: JOHN BRATBY Controversial Novelist & Artist

Price: £45.00

Publisher: CLEVELAND, THE WORLD PUBLISHING COMPANY: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123157


SIGNED Copy.Illustrated paper covered boards with black cloth quarter binding and gilt titles, 220 x 145 mm approx. Top edge of book block stained red. 336pp. Illustrated frontis, titlepage and many other unspecified b/w illustrations by the author/artist.First novel by controversial artist John Bratby inscribed and signed by him in ink to front free end paper. First published in the UK by Hutchinson and described by the Times Literary Supplement as anarchic and savage, ... View more info

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EARLY GEORGIAN PORTRAITS NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Two Vol Set Complete

By: JOHN KERSLAKE ,

Price: £135.00

Publisher: LONDON, H.M.S.O.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123218


Maroon Buckram Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt seal to upper boards. Applied Two Colour head and tail bands, 285 x 230 mm approx. 1977. Two Vol Set in Original Slip Case. Vol I Text xviii + 392 pp. Colour Frontis + 5 tipped in full colour plates. Vol II Un paginated Colur fronti + 953 b/w photographic reproductions of portraits in the National Portrait Gallery of celebrities in the reigns of George I and George II. Fine/Fine in Fine Slip Case. (Books- no ... View more info

Image for THE CITY SOLICITOR'S PAINFUL STORY BEING AN EPITOME OF THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE TAKEN BEFORE THE SPECIAL ENQUIRY COMMITTEE OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF LONDON, AND THE REPORT THEREON, WITH ILLUSTRATIVE CORRESPONDENCE AND OTHER PAPERS . 1879

THE CITY SOLICITOR'S PAINFUL STORY BEING AN EPITOME OF THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE TAKEN BEFORE THE SPECIAL ENQUIRY COMMITTEE OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF LONDON, AND THE REPORT THEREON, WITH ILLUSTRATIVE CORRESPONDENCE AND OTHER PAPERS . 1879

By: JOHN S. STORR

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, KELLY and Co.: 1880

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123193


Victorian Shagrin effect purple cloth boards with maroon morocco leather quarter binding, 245 x 160 mm approx. Marbled end papers, two colour head and tail bands, top edge gilt. xii + 176pp in original Blue paper covers with the slightly different but more apposite title The City Solicitor's "Painful Story" and other papers which suggest the need of reform in the Corporation of the City of London, and the necessity that has arisen for Mr Cross's long promised bill for th... View more info

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BRIGHTON THE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE CORPORATION OF BRIGHTON ROYAL JUBILEE SOUVENIR

By: K.R.G.BROWNE , ARTHUR WATTS ,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON, BRIGHTON CORPORATION: 1936

Seller ID: 123232


Illustrated card wraps (Paperback). 210 x 165 mm approx. R.A.C. Maps of Home Counties to end papers, 136pp. Illustrated in colour and with sepia photos; cover design and b/w sketches by Arthur Watts and incidental pencil sketches by H G Gawthorn. The Royal Jubilee Souvenir issue of the Brighton Official Handbook 1935-36. Large fold out street map to rear and many contemporary trade adverts. VG (Covers- a few mild foxing spots and minor shelf soiling. No notable wear. No ... View more info

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LIVES OF MASTER SWORDSMEN

By: MAKOTO SUGAWARA

Price: £150.00

Publisher: TOKYO, THE EAST PUBLICATIONS: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123306


Blue Cloth Boards with silver titles to spine and front panel, 215 x 150 mm approx. Applied head and tail headbands with silk marker, 258pp. Illustrated with over 40 b/w photos and maps and edited by Burritt Sabin. The book also includes the first translation of Fudochi Shinmyo Roku the Priest Takuan's limpid Zen treatise on the Martial Arts. Undated copyright date 1985 with no note of any other printings the book is believed to be the first U.S. Edition. A near fine cop... View more info

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DOT A TALE FOR THE VERY LITTLE ONES in Words of One Syllable

By: No Author Stated , COOKE , E W , Artist

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE / SPCK: 1870

Seller ID: 117872


Victorian Red cloth boards with black and gilt embossed decs and gilt titles. 155x125mm approx.92pp+ 4 of publisher's adverts. Illustration of a Tinker's wayside camp engraved by E W Cooke 1869 to frontis, tissue guard and further steel engraving repeating the small gilt illustration to front board on half title. Tale of Dot the small child of a Tinker, Bill Mace and of her friendship with a playmate,Nell.Undated but [1870] according to listings held at National and Univ... View more info

Image for THE PORTUGUESE CONNECTION The Secret History of the Azores Base

THE PORTUGUESE CONNECTION The Secret History of the Azores Base

By: R.E.VINTRAS (Air Commodore Roland de Trevieres Vintras C.B.E.)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: LONDON, BACHMAN & TURNER: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 123136


SIGNED Copy.Red Boards with gilt titles to spine225 x 145 mm approx.184 pp. Frontis line map + 7 mono. photos on 4pp of plates as called for + xiv appendices being text/ reproductions of subject related docs. with a forward by Sir John Slessor the book is written in two parts _ Operation Alacrity and the Atlantic 1564-1941. Real life thrilling spy story of ambassadors and agents rubbing shoulders and listening in on each other in restaurants and elsewhere in wartime Lisb... View more info

Image for THE EEL Biology and Management of Anguillid Eels , Updated, Revised & Extended

THE EEL Biology and Management of Anguillid Eels , Updated, Revised & Extended

By: TESCH , F-W , Dr. agr.GREENWOOD , P H , DSc ,

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, CHAPMAN & Hall Ltd: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119222


Large VG+ H/b.VG D/j.1st UK.Updated, Revised & Extended.THick format 434pp.240X160mm. An Epic Comprehensive Work by German Dr. F-W Tesch Dr agr. Biologische Anstalt Helgoland , Hamburg :translated by PH Greenwood DSc [ Zoology] Updated by IW Henderson PhD [ Zoology].A Solid work on the scientific & Commercial value & all aspects natural history - ecology, reproduction, migration etc. - physiology & hormonal , anatomy - bibliography. approx 1100 Refs;, Fishery Biologists ... View more info

Image for GERMAN NAPOLEONIC ARMIES Recreated in Colour Photographs Europa Militaria Special No 9 [ English Text ]

GERMAN NAPOLEONIC ARMIES Recreated in Colour Photographs Europa Militaria Special No 9 [ English Text ]

By: VERHULSDONK , Torsten , SCHULZE , Carl ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Windrow & Greene Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123226


FINE P/b.1st UK.Colour photo-plates to all pages.96pp.260x190mm.No inscsp. English text. [ Rebuilding the army / Infantry of the line / Militia / Jagers, Rifles & Volunteers / King's German Legion / Brunswick / Saxony / Austria / British & Allied Troops / 42nd Royal Highland Regiment / Armament / Artillery / France ] paper just starting to cream. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE CRUISE of the CONDOR A BIGGLES STORY

By: W.E.JOHNS , HOWARD LEIGH ,

Price: £125.00

Publisher: LONDON, JOHN HAMILTON: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123189


Blue cloth boards with red titles to spine and front board. 190x 135 mm approx. 256pp. Colour frontis + 4 other mono. plates as called for. Undated [1933] Early reprint. The Spy Fliers being the last title mentioned in the "Ace Series" to front paste down. Good (Book Significant fading to spine and uneven fading to upper board. No significant wear to cloth. Previous owner name and address to front paste down. Fore and top edges of illustration to p83 soiled and rubbed fr... View more info