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Introduction to Aero Engines, "Arduus",
1 Introduction to Aero Engines
"Arduus",. George Newnes, London, 1943. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 144pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book printed to wartime standard. Block separating from front board. Boards a little aged. Small volume with 73 technical illustrations, providing a complete introduction to the physics associated with aircraft engines Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Aircraft, physics, mechanics, thermodynamics. 3248

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The Navy Eternal, "Bartimeus",
2 The Navy Eternal
"Bartimeus",. Hodder & Stoughton, London, Hardback, 190mm x 126mm brown cloth boards, black titles, , 332pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Douglas Swale. Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is generally bumped, worn and grubby from handling, block also a little wobbly. No date or edition stated for this account of military action on - and under - the high seas of the world, but publication surely not long after the First World War events described therein. Catalogue: Military History. Keywords: Navy, war, submarine, Atlantic. 774

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The Laws and Principles of Whist stated and explained, and its practice illustrated by an original system by means of hands played completely through, "Cavendish",
3 The Laws and Principles of Whist stated and explained, and its practice illustrated by an original system by means of hands played completely through
"Cavendish",. Thos. De La Rue, London, 1898. Twenty-third edition, Hardback, 170mm x 107mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, Twenty-third edition86th thousand state, xii prelims, 306pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book in fair condition given age. Binding repaired with clear tape at front endpaper/board. Spine frayed at top edge. Generally bumped and scuffed, a little darkened by age, owner name stamp, pages otherwise clean with a handful of pencil notes. Detailed and popular late Victorian guide for the expert whist player. Catalogue: Sport and games. Keywords: Whist, rubber, trick, trump. 9545

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Images of Steam, "Fenman",
4 Images of Steam
"Fenman",. Ian Allan, London, 1974. first edition, Hardback, 277mm x 213mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 192pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by "Fenman". Good +++/Good +. Just a little darkening of block edges, book otherwise tight, clean and solid. Dustwrapper has been handled, single tear to top rear by spine, else clean and bright. Written and photograhed by five steam train enthusiasts and fellow Cambridge graduates under a nom de plume, this is an affectionate look back at the final years of British steam trains. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Steam, Fenman, Britain, Cambridge This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 8307

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5 I Walked by Night, being the Life and History of the King of the Norfolk Poachers
"Himself", ; Haggard, Lilas Rider. Nicholson & Watson, London, 1951. first thus, Hardback, 232mm x 168mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 3rd impression, , xvii prelims, 188pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Edward Seago. Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Tight and solid. Block a little darkened, spine and boards have bumping and scuffing with some surface loss around edges. 3rd impression of "Cheap Edition" of popular poacher's tales. Catalogue: Country Lore. Keywords: Poacher, Norfolk, Haggard. 4560

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Sir Evelyn's Charge, or A Child's Influence, "M.I.A.",
6 Sir Evelyn's Charge, or A Child's Influence
"M.I.A.",. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1903. Thirty-third Edition, Hardback, 186mm x 124mm red decorated boards, gilt titles, Thirty-third Edition, 404pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Mrs. Osman Thomas. Fair/NoWrapper. Block is slippy in hands, binding loose but unbroken. Book is generally aged, with spine faded and bumped, boards also bumped. Gilt block edges now grubby. Pages and plates clean and unmarked. Enduringly popular tale for young people. Catalogue: Childrens. Keywords: Evelyn, Willy, Cairne. 4860

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7 A Modern Sinbad - an autobiography
"Sinbad",. George G. Harrap, London, 1933. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 4th impression, , 320pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has aged, with general scuffing and dusting of boards, spine faded and discoloured, block edges tanned with dust on top. Foxing to opening and closing pages. Sea tales of a latter-day English Sinbad. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Sea, Sinbad, London. 4601

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A Stream in Your Garden, 'BB',
8 A Stream in Your Garden
'BB',. Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1948. first edition, Hardback, 187mm x 128mm brown cloth boards, black titles, first edition, viii prelims, 104pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford. Good/Good. Book is bumped and worn, block edges darkened with a little foxing, pages clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with light wear to edges. Excellent BB guide to "how the amateur may install running water in rock gardens and the construction of pools" with illustrations by Watkins-Pitchford. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: rockery, stream, feature, water. 15373

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Saints of the Twentieth Century, (CGA), Brother Kenneth
9 Saints of the Twentieth Century
(CGA), Brother Kenneth. Mowbrays, London & Oxford, 1976. first edition, Hardback, 204mm x 130mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvii prelims, 206pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Book is tight, with pages basically clean, though block edges darkened and grubby with staining to top, also fading along top of spine and boards. Dustwrapper is faded and frayed along top edge, fading also to rigtht front edge. Brief biographies of men and women from all over the world, all of whom died in the 20th century, and all of whose Christian faith in the face of often appalling circumstances can be termed saintly, whether or not they had been canonized at time of writing. Catalogue: Theology. Keywords: saint, war, Jesus, faith. 11354

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An Exposition of the Gospel of John, (Hendriksen), William
10 An Exposition of the Gospel of John
(Hendriksen), William. Banner of Truth Trust, London, 1959. Hardback, tall 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, , xii prelims, 501pp. Very Good/Very Good. Previous owner's name. Small address sticker to free front endpaper, in addition to hand-written name. Dustwrapper (now protected) has minimal chipping to edges and corners. 2 volumes on John in one. Catalogue: Theology. Keywords: New Testament, biblical exposition and commentary. This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 12434

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The Serpent and the Moon - Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King, (of Kent), Princess Michael
11 The Serpent and the Moon - Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King
(of Kent), Princess Michael. Touchstone, New York, 2004. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm grey card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, xviii prelims, 412+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Very Good. Book is not new but still tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Just a little fading to bottom edges of boards. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. A true story of love amongst European Royals written by a true-life European Royal. Catalogue: History. Keywords: Medici, Diane, Catherine, Henry. 10441

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Holiness, (Ryle), J. C.
12 Holiness
(Ryle), J. C.. James Clarke & Co, London, 1956. reprint, Hardback, tall 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, reprint, xviii prelims, 333pp. Very Good/Very Good. Corners slightly bumped, top edge slightly grey, foxing to block edges. Overall tight and clean The nature, hindrances, difficulties and roots of holiness. Catalogue: Theology.. 12433

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A Cabin for Crusoe, ,
13 A Cabin for Crusoe
,. The Bodley Head, London, 1952. first edition, Hardback, 8vo orange cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 6th impression, , 230pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good/Good +++. Ex-lib. Free Front endpaper is missing. Foxing to block edge. Tipp-Ex stain on Page 9. Dustwrapper has shelfwear affecting top of covers and spine, and a single 1mm closed tear on top of front cover. One of Severn's series of "Crusoe" books, in which Crusoe's young friends in the country help him to build a cabin, with many mishaps anjd adventures along the way. Catalogue: Childrens. Keywords: Countryside, cabin, adventure. 1803

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A Directory of Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years, ,
14 A Directory of Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years
,. British Society of Master Glass-Painters, London, 1949. third edition, Paperback, 214mm x 140mm , 68pp. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback-pamphlet has been well read, edges grubby from handling, some light staining and marks to covers. Reference guide to contemporary stained glass work in England in the mid-20th century, following similar publications of 1929 and 1939. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: church, cathedral, lead, glass. 14220

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A Far Side Collection - Last Chapter and Worse, ,
15 A Far Side Collection - Last Chapter and Worse
,. Warner Books, London, 1996. first thus, Paperback, 202mm x 200mm , 112pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Gary Larson. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still bright and clean. UK collection of previously-published Larson cartoons. Catalogue: Humour. Keywords: Larson, cartoon, humour. 10715

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16 A Formidable Commission
,. Seeley, Service, London, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, black titles, , 157+pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. One page (47) has a small tear loss at top edge. Spine faded, small point mark to top of front. Block clean. Written by the Wardroom Officers of H.M. Aircraft Carrier Formidable, with a Foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir P.L. Vian, and illustrated with Official Photographs, this is an account of a great ship's active service in the Pacific during the later part of World War 2. No date given but likely c. 1947. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: War, Formidable, Pacific, kamikaze This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 6689

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17 A Picture Song Book - The Songs Taken From Various Sources
,. Smith, Elder and The Fine Art Society, London, 1910. Hardback, 290mm x 226m blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 198pp. Colour illustrations.Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Boards and spine bumped and scuffed. Some light staining. Board edges gilt a little scratched, block very slightly dusky - no foxing except to half-title and all colour plates intact Collection of popular songs, for children and for adults, with music, all illustrated in colour in paintings by the Earl of Carlisle.. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Songs, Scotland, England, Carlisle This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction. This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 4070

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A Point in the Work - A Continuation of the teaching of the work of G.I.Gurdjieff, P.D.Ouspensky & Maurice Nicoll, ,
18 A Point in the Work - A Continuation of the teaching of the work of G.I.Gurdjieff, P.D.Ouspensky & Maurice Nicoll
,. Eureka Editions, Utrecht, 2000. first thus, Paperback, 225mm x 145mm , 682pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, plus advertisments,Good +++/NoWrapper. Two-volume paperback set is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. A two-volume book of "Christian" teachings which offer an analysis of New Testament quotations based on "The Work" of Gurdjieff, Ouspensky and Nicoll, by "an author who wishes to remain anonymous." Catalogue: Mind and Spirit. Keywords: Gurdjieff, Prayer, Christian This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 10065

Price: 38.00 GBP
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A Vision of Eden - The Life and Work of Marianne North, ,
19 A Vision of Eden - The Life and Work of Marianne North
,. Webb & Bower, Exeter, 1986. first thus, Hardback, 4to brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 2nd impression, , 240pp. plus index, Colour illustrations.Very Good/Very Good. Spine very slightly bumped. Dustwrapper has some evidence of occasional handling, but has little or no shelfwear except some bumping at top of spine. Originally published in 1893 as "Recollections of a Happy Life," Miss North's epic global journey to depict exotic flora is here presented in an abridged edition which is nonetheless generously illustrated with North's work. Catalogue: Natural History. Keywords: North, flora, botany, Kew. 3188

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20 Abraham, Job, David
,. J.K. Campbell, London, Hardback, 165mm x 102mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , 306pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book in good condition given age. Exterior bumped and scuffed, block edges darkened, also opening/closing pages, some pencil highlights, else clean. A mid-19th century collection of separately-published accounts of three important characters of the Old Testament, particularly King David. Inscribed 1857. Catalogue: Theology. Keywords: Bible, Testament, Israel, covenant. 14929

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Ameliaranne's Washing Day, ,
21 Ameliaranne's Washing Day
,. George G. Harrap, London, 1934. first edition, Hardback, 207mm x 140mm maroon decorated boards, black titles, first edition, 48pp. Colour illustrations.Good/NoWrapper. Book has been read, differential fading opposite inner boards, binding a little loose. Colour pictures all bright and clean. Anonymous illustrated children's tale. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Ameliaranne, washing, Harrap. 6460

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Austin "Twelve" List of Spare Parts, ,
22 Austin "Twelve" List of Spare Parts
,. Austin Motor Company, Birmingham, Paperback, 215mm x 140mm , 72pp. Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Pamphlet-style book is grubby and worn from handling with ink inscriptions on rear cover. Pages unmarked and binding still good. Undated, but surely mid-20th century parts guide for a venerable British motor car. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Austin, twelve, parts. 9784

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Austin Morris 1100, 1300, ,
23 Austin Morris 1100, 1300
,. Unipart Autobooks, 1979. Sixth Edition, Hardback, 246mm x 186mm decorated boards, 186pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Some grubbiness to block edges. Book otherwise tight and clean with laminate protection. Standard workshop manual for a venerable British car of the 1970s. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Austin, Princess, Wolseley, 1100. 9633

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24 B.R. 229 - Admiralty Handbook of Wireless Telegraphy 1938 - Volume I - magnetism and Electricity
,. HMSO, London, 1939. first edition, Book has been handled over the years. Boards a little scuffed and faded, with small stain to front board. Produced for naval officers, this is the standard pre-war guide to wireless telegraphy. Page numbers - approx. 300? - not specified, instead there are 442 paragraphs referenced in index. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, plus advertisments, This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 3361

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Bennett's Business Directory for Warwickshire - 1905, ,
25 Bennett's Business Directory for Warwickshire - 1905
,. Bennett & Co, Birmingham, Hardback, 246mm x 155mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 582pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Block and boards bumped, scuffed and stained at front base. Block darkened by age and a little crinkly but still clean. Just one tiny ink inscription noted. Hefty business directory for a Midlands county at the height of the Edwardian age. Catalogue: England. Keywords: Bennett, Warwickshire, directory This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction. This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 9444

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Bhagavad-Gita - A Book of Hindu Scriptures, ,
26 Bhagavad-Gita - A Book of Hindu Scriptures
,. The Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, NY, 1959. Hardback, 190mm x 114mm decorated boards, 62pp. Good +/Good. Book has been read, some outward bowing, exterior chipped at edges, pages clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear and fraying to edges and corners. English presentation of "a book of Hindu scriptures in the form of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and the God Krishna." Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Hindu, Krishna, ancient, scripture. 15370

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Brother Bertie and His Friends, ,
27 Brother Bertie and His Friends
,. Seeley, Jackson, Halliday, London, 1868. first edition, Hardback, 8vo red decorated boards, gilt titles, first edition, 294pp. plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, frayed at spine ends, a little darkening here and there. Gilt block edges still bright, pages clean if a little wobbl, binding secured with tape.. A poignant and delightful story for children - a country story featuring an unfortunate child who finds joy in plant and animal life, here depicted in 33 illustrations, many in colour. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Squirrel, country, plants, animals This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 2541

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BUG Australia, ,
28 BUG Australia
,. BUG Backpackers Guide, Kilcunda, Victoria, 2004. second edition, Paperback, 208mm x 120mm , 364pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean, just a little wear from handling at edges. Contains ephemeral publisher's press release about book. First edition of Backpackers Ultimate Guide to Australia, with a strong emphasis on hostel and accommodation listings. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: backpacker, Australia, hostel. 10035

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BUG New Zealand, ,
29 BUG New Zealand
,. BUG Backpackers Guide, Kilcunda, Victoria, 2004. first edition, Paperback, 208mm x 120mm , 269pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read and feels just a little wobbly in hands. Some spotty marks to top block edge else clean. First edition of Backpackers Ultimate Guide to New Zealand, with a strong emphasis on hostel and accommodation listings. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: backpacker, New Zealand, hostel. 10034

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BUG New Zealand, ,
30 BUG New Zealand
,. BUG Backpackers Guide, Kilcunda, Victoria, 2005. second edition, Paperback, 208mm x 120mm , 284pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with no creasing - near fine condition, save for a tiny stain to right block edge. Second edition of Backpackers Ultimate Guide to New Zealand, with a strong emphasis on hostel and accommodation listings. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: backpacker, New Zealand, hostel. 10033

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