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A Stream in Your Garden, 'BB',
A Stream in Your Garden

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The Pursued - A Tale of the Yellowstone

Bhagavad-Gita - A Book of Hindu Scriptures, ,
Bhagavad-Gita - A Book of Hindu Scriptures

Stars of Fortune, Harnett, Cynthia
Stars of Fortune

Moominvalley in November, Jansson, Tove
Moominvalley in November

Our Little Neighbours - Animals of the Farmyard and the Woodland, Kaberry, C.J.
Our Little Neighbours - Animals of the Farmyard and the Woodland

Marriage as a Trade, Hamilton, Cicely
Marriage as a Trade

The Adventures of Dunsterforce, Dunsterville (C.B., C.S.I.), Major-General L.C.
The Adventures of Dunsterforce

 

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A Stream in Your Garden, 'BB',
1 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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2 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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3 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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Ameliaranne's Washing Day, ,
4 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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Bhagavad-Gita - A Book of Hindu Scriptures, ,
5 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, ,
6 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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7 The Art of Tea Blending. A Handbook for the Tea Trade: A Guide to tea merchants, brokers, dealers and consumers in the secret of successful tea mixing
,. W.B. Whittingham, London, Hardback, 190mm x 127mm brown cloth boards, black titles, , iv prelims, 68pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been handled, binding a little loose at bottom but no danger of any page detachment. Spine and boards bumped, spine frayed at ends, some light marking to front, block a little tanned but basically clean, just some small marking to opening pages, smudge on front endpaper. No date or edition given for this expert guide to tea blending, but external evidence argues for a date around 1890. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Tea, blending, India, China 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.. 8918

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The Description of Britain, Translated from Richard of Cirencester with the original treatise De Situ Britanniae and a commentary on the Itinerary; illustrated with maps, ,
8 The Description of Britain, Translated from Richard of Cirencester with the original treatise De Situ Britanniae and a commentary on the Itinerary; illustrated with maps
,. J. White, London, 1809. Hardback, tall 8vo brown and marbled vard boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, , xxiii prelims, 127pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, block edges grubby and ragged where cut but not unduly, and binding is good. Fold-out maps present if aged. Pages clean. Edition of a famous forgery published when the book "De Situ Britanniae" was widely accepted as an actual acount of the peoples of ancient Britain. However, the book was actually the work of obscure 18th century writer Charles Bertram. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Richard, Cirencester, Britanniae, Bertram 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.. 6717

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The Principal Speeches and Addresses of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort, ,
9 The Principal Speeches and Addresses of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort
,. John Murray, London, 1862. third edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 268pp. Good/NoWrapper. Book is aged, with block edges frayed, boards and spine bumped and worn with tear to top of spine. Also foxing to opening and closing pages, but boards and block together still solid. An 1862 collection of speeches by the recently-deceased Prince Albert, covering a wide range of subjects of national interest, with a lengthy editorial introduction. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Albert, consort, speeches, Victoria 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.. 2539

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10 Webster's Improved Dictionary of the English Language Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation and Definitions of Words
,. William Mackenzie, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London, Hardback, 28cm x 19cm brown half leather binding, gilt titles, , xxiii prelims, 611, 540+111pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Two hefty volumes, half brown leather on embossed brown boards, spines have five raised bands. Some bumping and scuffing, with small tear of surface leather at rear of v1. Marbled block edges clean. Fold-out illustrations intact and neat. Undated but internal and external evidence suggests 1849-50. Two volume dictionary of English with a 111-page "sketch" on the art of writing by Henry Noel Humphreys, and a short treatise on shorthand by Isaac Pitman. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Webster, dictionary, Mackenzie, Pitman 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.. 4369

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Wide Awake Stories for Wide Awake Children - Jolly Stories and Merry Pictures for the Little People, ,
11 Wide Awake Stories for Wide Awake Children - Jolly Stories and Merry Pictures for the Little People
,. Thomas Nelson & Sons, Hardback, 258mm x 250mm decorated card boards over cloth spine, 160pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Book is old and much read over many decades. Card boards bumped, scuffed and grubby with some surface loss at corners. Block also grubby and worn, but no markings. No date given but surely a pre-WW1 children's book full of stories, poems and features. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Children, Nelson, Awake 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.. 6508

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The Garden of Paradise and other stories, Andersen, Hans Christian
12 The Garden of Paradise and other stories
Andersen, Hans Christian. William Heinemann, London, 1923. first thus, Some fading on front board, including titles. Small nick part way up spine. Block basically clean but some pages have light foxing and one of b/w illustration pages is torn. No page numbers given, but pehaps 150 pages. Four illustrated stories by Andersen including "The Wind's Tale" "What the Moon saw" and "The Snow Queen." Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Dugald Stewart Walker.. 4375

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The Victorian Titanic - The loss of the S.S. Schiller in 1875, Austin, Keith
13 The Victorian Titanic - The loss of the S.S. Schiller in 1875
Austin, Keith. Halsgrove, Tiverton, 2001. first edition, Hardback, 225mm x 243mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. Rewarding illustrated account of a notorious shipwreck of 1875. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Scilly, Schiller, shipwreck 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.. 8945

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The Master of Game by Edward, Second Duke of York, Baillie-Grohman, Wm. A.;   Baillie-Grohman, F.
14 The Master of Game by Edward, Second Duke of York
Baillie-Grohman, Wm. A.; Baillie-Grohman, F.. Chatto & Windus, London, 1909. first thus, Hardback, 213mm x 137mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xxix prelims, 302pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Ephemeral 1924 complement slip from Sir David Brooks, erstwhile Lord Mayor of Birmingham. Book has been much read. Spine and boards bumped, rear board stained, spine also a little faded and frayed. Book was released uncut so right and bottom edges ragged. Also some foxing to right edge, dusty on top, Written between 1406 and 1413, Edward Duke of York's classic text on hunting is here presented in an ealy 20th century illustrated edition. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Hunting, York, hare, roe 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.. 6551

Price: 85.00 GBP
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Foxiana, Bell (M.F.H.), Isaac
15 Foxiana
Bell (M.F.H.), Isaac. Country Life / Charles Scribner's Sons, London / New York, 1929. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 184mm maroon and black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 84 + 16pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by G.D. Armour. Good/NoWrapper. Binding a little weak is places, one plate detached but present. Spine and board bumped and scuffed, block darkened, including flysheets of plates. Just a hint of faint foxing here and there. Illustrated collection of witty vignettes with a fox-hunting theme. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Foxiana, fox, hutning 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.. 6574

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A Poetic Survey Round Birmingham; with a Brief Description of the Different Curiosities and Manufactories of the Place. Intended as a Guide to Strangers., Bisset, J.
16 A Poetic Survey Round Birmingham; with a Brief Description of the Different Curiosities and Manufactories of the Place. Intended as a Guide to Strangers.
Bisset, J.. J. Bisset, Birmingham, 1800. first edition, Hardback, 226mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, vi prelims, 122pp. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book in good condition given age in tight and likely latter-day binding - surely by Davis of Birmingham whose small sticker is on inner front board. Spine and boards a little bumped but overall clean. Block is generally a little darkened and grubby from handling with occasional pencil marks and some staining particularly on blank pages opposite plates in middle of book. Published by the author and printed for him by Swinney and Hawkins of Birmingham, this is a marvellous snapshot of business life in the still-new industrial metropolis of Birmingham in 1800, consisting of visual advertisements for subscribing local businesses, a poetic praise of Birmingham by Bisset and an index. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Birmingham, industry, 1800, Bisset 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.. 8378

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17 The Naughtiest Girl in the School
Blyton, Enid. George Newnes, London, 1940. first edition, Hardback, 215mm x 154mm orange cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 184pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by W. Lindsay Cable. Fair/NoWrapper. Book generally bumped and worn, some light staining and fading to boards and spine, block darkened with some foxing in places, edges grubby from handling. Binding tight. Second impression of first edition of classic Blyton schoolgirl tale. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Blyton, schoolgirl, Elizabeth 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.. 9116

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18 H.M.S. Cumberland - Then and Now
Bon Boeselager, Baroness Max. Chas. Thurmam & Sons, Carlisle, 1914. first edition, Hardback, 8vo dark blue decorated boards, gilt titles, first edition, 47pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Boards and spine a little bumped. Some faint markings to boards, differential fading to endpapers, binding just a little loose in places. "An Illustrated Lecture Delivered on January 17th, 1913, to the Childen of Rocliffe and Cargo" on the subject of the locally-named ship of the line then in service, as well as all the other HMS Cumberlands of the past Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Cumberland, HMS, navy 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.. 4210

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Take Jennings for Instance, Buckeridge, Anthony
19 Take Jennings for Instance
Buckeridge, Anthony. Collins, London & Glasgow, 1958. first edition, Hardback, 197mm x 127mm pink cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 256pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Mays. Good/Less than good. Book has been much read and handled, spine and boards bumped, some staining to block edges, but binding tight and pages clean. Dustwrrapper (now protected) is generally worn and chipped, with loss at corners and top of spine. First edition of a classic Jennings tale which involves the titular schoolboy hero in high jinks with frogs, amongst other jolly japes. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Jennings, Linbury, Darbishire. 9064

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20 Happy-thought Hall
Burnand, F.C.. Bradbury, Evans, London, 1872. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green Quarter leather binding over cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 227pp. Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Spine and corners bumped and scuffed, with top corners damaged. Marbled block edges a little dusty. Quite tight and solid for a book which has been extensively read. Jovial literary work from the editor of Punch. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Burnand, happy-thought, Punch. 3996

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Red Cloud - The Solitary Sioux - A Story of the Great Prairie, Butler (C.B.), Lieutenant-Colonel
21 Red Cloud - The Solitary Sioux - A Story of the Great Prairie
Butler (C.B.), Lieutenant-Colonel. Sampson Low, Marston, London, 1892. first thus, Hardback, 185mm x 126mm green decorated boards, gilt titles, first thus, vi prelims, 327+pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book in good condition given age. Spine and boards bumped, block edges grubby with some foxing, else clean. Binding a little loose at bottom of early pages, prize sticker on inner front board with 1894 inscription. "New and Cheaper Edition" of a British officer's account of a great Red Indian of the frontier age, told with respect and reverence. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Sioux, prairie, West. 10645

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Log-Letters from "The Challenger", Campbell, Lord George
22 Log-Letters from "The Challenger"
Campbell, Lord George. Macmillan, London, 1877. fifth edition, Hardback, 192mm x 130mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, fifth edition, 512pp. Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Endpapers stained, rear with a little damp, stains from damp also to base of boards. Exterior bumped and a little scuffed. Block edges worn and grubby but book is overall clean and tight. Popular Victorian-era account of an adventurous sailing of the world's seas. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Pacific, New Hebrides, sail. 13362

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23 The People's History Of Essex: Comprising A Narrative Of Public And Political Events In The County, From The Earliest Ages To The Present Time
Coller, Duffield William. Meggy and Chalk, Chelmsford, 1861. first edition, Hardback, 8vo half leather binding, marbled card boards, gilt titles, first edition, 632pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Pencil previous owner's inscriptions. Ephemeral dried leaves. Book is well scuffed and bumped but feels good and solid in the hands. Block is darkened and creased regularly near spine, but still clean and readable. Frontspiece with fold-out map present but detached. At least one page of Appendix index is lost. Authoritative and detailed history of Essex. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Essex, Dunmow, Chelmsford, Earl 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.. 4043

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24 After Dark
Collins, Wilkie. Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1856. first thus, Hardback, 156mm x 110mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, vi prelims, 377pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been well read over 150 years. Spine and boards bumped with light staining, block darkened with some foxing. Also feels a little crinkly. Opening pages torn at binding by spine but still attached. Block edges darkened and grubby from handling. Comtemporary Leipzig edition (in English) of Collins collection of short stories. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Collins, Wilkie, dark, Leah 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.. 6256

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25 Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Davenport (D.D.), Reverend James. J.P. Neale, J. Le Keux, London, Ash (Surrey), 1824. Hardback, 8vo marbled card boards, gilt titles, , 12pp. Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Marbled boards and spine are bumped and scuffed. Block is darkened, creased as if once dampened, and foxing to plate pages. Some damage at top edge of inner front board by spine. Now protected by clear film. Short 1824 account of the Stratford church which contains the grave of Shakespeare. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Stratford, Holy Trinity, church, Shakespeare 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.. 4108

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Susannah of the Mounties - A Canadian Story of the Nineties, Denison, Muriel ;   Tweedsmuir, Lady
26 Susannah of the Mounties - A Canadian Story of the Nineties
Denison, Muriel ; Tweedsmuir, Lady. J.M. Dent, London, 1938. first thus, Hardback, 194mm x 143mm decorated boards, xiii prelims, 286pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Marguerite Bryan. Good/NoWrapper. Book is generally grubby and worn by age on all exposed surfaces with some light marking also to rear board. Spine and boards also a little bumped, light crease to spine. Isolated foxing to right block edge, book otherwise tight and clean. First UK edition of Denison's delightful children's tale of the Canadian frontier first published in the US in 1936. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Canada, Mountie, North-West Territories 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.. 9005

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Hamlet Closely Observed, Dodsworth, Martin ;   Knights, L.C.
27 Hamlet Closely Observed
Dodsworth, Martin ; Knights, L.C.. Athlone Press, London & Dover, NH, 1985. first edition, Hardback, 223mm x 146mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 316pp. plus index, Good +++/Very Good. Book in very good condition with no obvious imperfections save for a small and faint stain to base of right block edge. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with only minimal wear. A major interpretative account of Shakepeare's greatest play, which takes a great interest in the Renaissance code of honour which lies behind the deeds of the Dane. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Hamlet, Shakepseare, Renaissance 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.. 6506

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28 From Piano Tuner to Piano Expert - A manual on the Construction and Repairing of Pneumatic Player Pianos
Drake, Harry E.. Dale, Forty & Co., Birmingham, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, , 86pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Tight and solid, spine only slightly bumped. Front board has some marks. Some foxing to block edges, but pages are claen and unmarked. Illustrated technical guide for player piano design and maintenance. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Player piano, repair, motor. 4165

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29 Thrice Through the Dark Continent - A Record of Journeyings across Africa during the years 1913-1916
Du Plessis (B.A., B.D.), J.. Longmans, Green, London, 1917. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 148mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 350+pp. plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is much read. Spine and boards bumped, titles faded, some fading and light discolouring in places.Block darkened with grubby edges. Some foxing here and there. Differential fading to endpapers. Illustrated with 60 photographs, this is an account of an African expedition through such lands as Nigeria and the Congo. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Africa, expedition, Plessis. 6604

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An Epic of the Gestapo - The Story of a Strange Search, Dukes, Sir Paul
30 An Epic of the Gestapo - The Story of a Strange Search
Dukes, Sir Paul. Cassell, London, 1940. first edition, Hardback, 209mm x 134mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 284pp. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Private library sticker "Denis Daly" on front inner board. No d/w. Spine and boards bumped, with white speckling al over. Block darkened with grubby edges and foxing notable in places. Differential fading to endpapers. Front has slipped 1cm in front of rear. Wartime work by a legendary British spy. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Dukes, spy, war, gestapo. 6603

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