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Image for Susannah of the Mounties - A Canadian Story of the Nineties

Susannah of the Mounties - A Canadian Story of the Nineties

By: Denison, Muriel ; Tweedsmuir, Lady

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1938

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9005

Condition: Good


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 ... View more info

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Hamlet Closely Observed

By: Dodsworth, Martin ; Knights, L.C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London & Dover, NH, Athlone Press: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6506

Condition: Good +++


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 Shakespeare's greatest play, which takes a great interest in the Renaissance code of honour which lies behind the deeds of the Dane. Catalog... View more info

From Piano Tuner to Piano Expert - A manual on the Construction and Repairing of Pneumatic Player Pianos

By: Drake, Harry E.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Dale, Forty & Co.:

Seller ID: 4165

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

Thrice Through the Dark Continent - A Record of Journeyings across Africa during the years 1913-1916

By: Du Plessis (B.A., B.D.), J.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1917

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6604

Condition: Fair


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 ... View more info

Wellington Roll of Honour 1939-1945

By: Edinger, George

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Newport, R.H. Johns: 1949

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3986

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 290mm x 215mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, vii prelims, 249pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Boards and spine generally faded, both evenly and unevenly in places. Spine and boards bumped. Block edges foxed and grubby. Text and photographs anre clean and unmarked. Depressingly large book produced as tribute to all the old boys of Wellington School who perished in the Second World War, giving details ... View more info

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A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

By: Edwards, Amelia B.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, George routledge: 1899

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 16648

Condition: Good


Hardback, 229mm x 157mm green decorated cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, xxvii prelims, 499pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by G. Pearson. Good/NoWrapper. Book has been read over years, spine bumped. Block edges grubby, foxing to opening/closing pages,small tears out of front endpaper and half-title, clean and tight overall. Later print of second edition of memorable Victorian travelogue by an English woman writer who journeyed in Egypt in ... View more info

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Watermills and Windmills - A Historical Survey of their Rise, Decline and Fall as Portrayed by those of Kent

By: Finch (M.Inst. C.E.), William Coles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, C. W. Daniel: 1933

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 4380

Condition: Good


Hardback, 255mm x 180mm red decorated boards, gilt titles, first edition, 336pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by William Coles Finch. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Book is impressively large, spine and boards basically clean with only a little bumping and fraying to top of spine. Tiny mark to base of front. Block is of thick paper stock, tight and solid but with edges grubby and foxed, ... View more info

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Mrs Fitzherbert and Sons

By: Foord-Kelcey, Jim ; Foord-Kelcey, Philippa

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Lewes, Sussex, The Book Guild: 1991

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2542

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, tall 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 180pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Dustwrapper has single 2mm tear to base of spine. Price clipped from front flap A curious volume tracing the story of the future George IV, a widow woman named Fitzherbert and the little-known family which resulted from their union. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Georgian, George, Fitzherbert, mistress View more info

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The Bronze Coinage of Great Britain

By: Freeman, Michael J.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Michael J. Freeman:

Seller ID: 8627

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 216mm x 144mm blue cloth boards, 154+18pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) has been handled, some sticker residue on protected rear, else bright and clean. No date or edition stated but this is a post-1971 illustrated history of the bronze coinage of Britain from 1860 through to decimalization. Seemingly privately published by the author, printed by H.B. Langm... View more info

The River of Golden Sand: being the narrative of a journey through China and eastern Tibet to Burmah

By: Gill (R.E.), Captain William ; Yule (C.B., R.E.), Colonel Henry (ed)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1883

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16703

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 195mm x 128mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 332pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is old now and tired, exterior bumped and scuffed with some light discolouring here and there, block edges grubby from handling, also a little ragged, pages clean without markings, foxing to title page dustsheet, map still attached at rear, tears to two content pages at top. Victorian-era account of travels in Asia, condensed b... View more info

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A Vagabond in the Caucasus with some Notes of his experiences among the Russians

By: Graham, Stephen

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London / New York, John Lane The Bodley Head / John Lane: 1915

Inscription: Owners inscriptions

Seller ID: 13355

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 195mm x 130mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , viii prelims, 311+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscriptions. Exterior just a little bumped but basically clean, block edges ragged as cut, also grubby on top, eraser smudge on frint endpaper, pages otherwise clean save for a little foxing to some edges, binding tight. "New Edition" of Graham's debut 1911 volume in which he describes his expe... View more info

The Life of Laurence Bishop of Holar in Iceland (Laurentius Saga)

By: Haflidason, Einar

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons: 1890

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6224

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 168mm x 126mm light blue cloth boards, viii prelims, 152pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Book is aged, but still feels tight and solid in the hands. Spine and boards bumped and a little grubby around edges. Block edges darkened, also a little ragged, and binding is just a little stiff. Notable darkening of endpapers. Title sticker on spine darkened and worn. In translation from the Icelandic by Oliver Elton, this is a twelfth-century saga describing the comi... View more info

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Marriage as a Trade

By: Hamilton, Cicely

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1912

Seller ID: 13372

Condition: Good


Hardback, 174mm x 105mm pink cloth boards, black titles, , vi prelims, 213pp. Good/NoWrapper. Book is generally worn with age - exterior bumped with some fading and light staining in places, block edges grubby and worn from handling, block also a little wobbly, pages unmarked. "New and Cheaper Edition" of 1909 tract by a pioneer English feminist and suffragist, addressing the business of marriage as experienced by women of her age. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Co... View more info

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Holidays & Travel

By: Hammerton, J.A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6992

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Barnard. et al. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine a little bumped and stained, differential fading to endpapers, light staining to top block edges. Book is otherwise in very good condition given its likely age. Boards and block clean and unmarked save for differential fading to endpapers. Volume 4 in Punch's "The Fun Library"... View more info

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The Family Circle

By: Hammerton, J.A. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Seller ID: 6977

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, , viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Barnard. et al. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine a little faded and some dusting to block edges but book is basically in excellent condition given its likely age. Boards and block clean and unmarked. Volume 2 in Punch's "The Fun Library" offers poems, stories and article with a family theme, all illustrated by the best cartoonists of th... View more info

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Courtship & Matrimony

By: Hammerton, J.A. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Seller ID: 6978

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, , viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Barnard. et al. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine a little bumped and some dusting to block edges but book is basically in excellent condition given its likely age. Boards and block clean and unmarked save for differential fading to endpapers. Volume 1 in Punch's "The Fun Library" offers poems, stories and article with a romantic theme, ... View more info

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Round the Town

By: Hammerton, J.A. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7010

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Barnard. et al. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine a little bumped and some evidence of handling of block edges but book is basically in excellent condition given its likely age. Boards and block clean and unmarked save for differential fading to endpapers. Volume 6 in Punch's "The Fun Library" offers poems, stories and artic... View more info

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Sports and Pastimes

By: Hammerton, J.A. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7011

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine a little bumped and some evidence of handling of block edges but book is basically in excellent condition given its likely age. Boards and block clean and unmarked. Volume 5 in Punch's "The Fun Library" offers poems, stories and articles on a theme of sports and games, all illustrated by the best cartoonists of the... View more info

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Stage, Study and Studio

By: Hammerton, J.A. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7023

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Barnard. et al. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards basically nice and clean, just a little bumping to spine, small patch of fading to rear board. Light grubbiness from handling of block edges, but pages also clean, binding good. Volume 8 in Punch's "The Fun Library" offers poems, stories and articles with a artistic ... View more info

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Our Country Cousins

By: Hammerton, J.A. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7024

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Richard Doyle. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine and boards nice and clean, block edges just a little dusty, differential fading to endpapers, pages otherwise clean, binding good. Volume 7 in Punch's "The Fun Library" offers poems, stories and articles concerning British folk from outside London, all illustrated by the best carto... View more info

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Things in General

By: Hammerton, J.A. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Educational Book Co.:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7043

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 198mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Barnard. et al. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine a little bumped, book feels good and sturdy in hands, boards basically clean. Light staining to top block edge, differential fading to endpapers, pages otherwise clean. Volume 10 in Punch's "The Fun Library" offers poems, stories and articles on miscellaneous matters, all illus... View more info

Personal Narrative of the Origin and Progress of the Caoutchouc or India-Rubber Manufacture in England

By: Hancock, Thomas

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, James Lyne Hancock Limited: 1920

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 4263

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, viii prelims, 72pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Less than good/Fair. Previous owner's name. Front board is now loosened from spine. Block is darkened and is a little wobbly. Ephemeral letters and cuttings. Dustwrapper is worn with some light marking, 5 sq mm tear to front. Facsimile reprint of the 1857 original work by Hancock, minus the original appendix matter, but with a new preface and photographs. C... View more info

New Tales from Malory

By: Harrison, G.B.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1939

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 6415

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 205mm x 140mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, vii prelims, 216+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by C. Walter Hodges. Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. No d/w. Book has been much read but still feels sturdy in hands. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, block edges grubby with foxing, faint smudging to some pages. Differential fading to endpapers. Selection of Arthurian tales with 8 colour plate... View more info

Image for Reminiscences of J.L. Toole related by himself and chronicled by Joseph Hatton

Reminiscences of J.L. Toole related by himself and chronicled by Joseph Hatton

By: Hatton, Joseph

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1889

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 4071

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 8vo red decorated boards, gilt titles, third edition, xvi prelims, 447pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Block and boards tight and solid, but book has been worn over years - spine scuffed, darkened and frayed, boards bumped and discoloured in places, block darkened and lightly ragged on edges. Memoirs of a Victorian comedian. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Comedian, Toole, Adelphi View more info

The Amateur Gardener's Rose Book

By: Hoffmann, Dr. Julius

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1905

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 13418

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 222mm x 152mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xvi prelims, 155+pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Hermann Friese. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is generally bumped, scuffed and worn on exterior, small tear to base of spine, bubbling to front and rear boards. Block edges also darkened with some stains (and minimal extension of staining into pages -... View more info

Drawing Room Amusements

By: Hoffmann, Professor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons:

Seller ID: 2112

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, , 504pp. Black and white illustrations. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Boards shelfworn, spine parting from pages but still just intact, fep loose, internally sound. Games, conundrums, magic, with lovely period flavour. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. 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 c... View more info

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Ancient Mysteries Described

By: Hone, William

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Reeves:

Seller ID: 6288

Condition: Good


Hardback, 227mm x 139mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, , x prelims, 300pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by G. Cruikshank. et al. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped but clean, block darkened and grubby on top edge, some bowing of boards as if block has grown fat with age. Full title is - "Ancient Mysteries Described, especially the English Miracle Plays, founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, extant among the unpublished ma... View more info

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Aircraft of the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

By: Howson, Gerald

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Putnam Aeronautical Books: 1990

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 6702

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 280mm x 203mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 310pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Owners inscription. Book is tight, clean and solid with just a hint of light foxing to top edge of block. No other markings or imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. Just a little bumping to ends of spine. A-Z illustrated three-column guide to the more than 260 aircraft... View more info

The Coins of England: A Sketch of the Progress of The English Coinage from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

By: Humphreys, Henry Noel

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1848

Edition: fifth edition

Seller ID: 6208

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 193mm x 129mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, fifth edition, xviii prelims, 136 + 40pp. plus index, Colour illustrations.Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been rebound in cloth and boards which are now bumped and grubby, but still sturdy. Half-title is partially detached but binding otherwise good. Block is darkened with grubby edges, light foxing to some pages. Gold/silver/copper printed plates are still bright and pop-out silver card coin obverse and reverse at rear... View more info

Mechanical Dentistry - A Practical Treatise on the Construction of the various kinds of artificial dentures

By: Hunter, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood: 1920

Edition: Seventh edition

Seller ID: 3995

Condition: Good


Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, green tiltes, Seventh edition, xv prelims, 266pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Block and boards are darkened with age, spine and boards a little bumped, boards curved a little outwards. Block also a little slippy. Seventh edition of guide to denture manufacture. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Denture, gold, vulcanite View more info