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The Early History of Motoring

By: Johnson, Claude ; Montagu of Beaulieu (C.S.I., K.C.I.E.), Lord

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London & Cheltenham, Ed. J. Burrow & Co.:

Seller ID: 4373

Condition: Good


Hardback, 250mm x 185mm grey card boards over cream leather spine, lxiv prelims, 80pp. plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards a little bumped and scuffed, with even fading to rear. 1 cm tear halfway up spine.Some foxing to block edges but pages clean and unmarked. Attractive Rolls Royce bookmark attached to spine with blue string. History of early motoring, undated but sure... View more info

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Our Little Neighbours - Animals of the Farmyard and the Woodland

By: Kaberry, C.J.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, OUP - Humphrey Milford:

Seller ID: 13417

Condition: Good


Hardback, 266mm x 195mm dark blue cloth boards, black titles, , 104+pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.J. Detmold. Good/NoWrapper. Big book is generally bumped and scuffed, with some staining to boards, block edges darkened, smudges to some pages, but overall clean with plates nice and bright. No date or edition given but surely a 1920s volume for young readers which offers an affectionate introduction to the ways of eleven familiar farmyard creatures, with ... View more info

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Unmusical New York - A Brief Criticism of Triumphs, Failures and Abuses

By: Klein, Hermann

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London / New York, John Lane - The Bodley Head: 1910

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 6368

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 195mm x 122mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 144pp. plus advertisments,Less than good/NoWrapper. Inscribed by author. Spine and boards bumped and stained, general foxing and grubbiness to block, edges ragged and grubby. Binding still good. Signed by "the author." Monograph based on 1909 lecture "The Truth about Music in America" given by the author at Bechstein Hall, London, in October 1909. Catalogue: Antiquaria... View more info

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Himalaya Shuttlecock

By: Kopp, hans

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1957

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 6622

Condition: Good


Hardback, 217mm x 141mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 191+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good/Less than good. Gift Inscription. Spine and boards bumped, spine faded at ends. Block edges a little grubby with a few spots of foxing on top. Dustwrapper (now protected) is generally worm, chipped and frayed with loss to corners and edges, also generally grubby from handling. Engaging account of a wartime German internee's attempts to escape captivity through ... View more info

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An Old Sanctuary

By: L.H., ; M.L.,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Herald Printing Works:

Seller ID: 6399

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 220mm x 144mm cream gree, gilt titles, , 28+pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Binding of front board feels a little loose, spine and boards bumped with some light discolouring in places, block edges darkened, edge of one page creased and torn, pages otherwise clean Near-anonymous and privately published little volume describing a restoration project in the Stratford church where Shakespeare is buried. No publicat... View more info

Cradle of Lawn Tennis - The Story of Warwickshire and its Clubs

By: Lerry, Ronald

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Warwickshire LTA: 1947

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16720

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 228mm x 148mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 142+pp. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Less than good. Book is much read and well worn, generally bumped and scuffed, some bowing of boards, block edges grubby but pages clean. Decorated sheets affixed to inner front board and endpaper, being a retirement tribute to T.F. Holman, sometime Chairman of Dovedale Tennis Club, with 50+ signatures. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and fra... View more info

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Armada Guns - A Comparative Study of English and Spanish Armaments

By: Lewis (C.B.E., M.A., F.S.A., F.R.HIST.S.), Michael

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1961

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 12315

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 242mm x 160mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 244pp. plus index, Fair/Fair. Owners inscription. Spine and boards bumped, colour faded at extremities, foxing to block edges and opening/closing pages, pages basically clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is grubby with foxing and loss of bottom 20% of spine. Professor Lewis's scholarly account of the firepower deployed by the combatants of the Armada sea battles of 1588. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Co... View more info

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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

By: Mackay (LL.D.), Charles

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge:

Seller ID: 8940

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 187mm x 125mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , viii prelims, 322pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Front endpaper is missing, book in otherwise fair condition. Spine and boards bumped but clean, binding weak, block darkened with age, a little foxing throughout, more so to opening and closing pages, block edges ragged. Mackay's classic and still-relevant account of some mass delusions of modern history, including th... View more info

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From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow - Volume 5 - 1918-19: Victory and Aftermath

By: Marder, Arthur J.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4110

Condition: Good


Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxiii prelims, 417pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/Fair. Spine bumped at top. Light marking to front board edge. Some pinpoint marks to top of block, other edges also have one or two marks. Tight and solid, fold-out maps at rear present and uncreased. Dustwrapper (now protected) is generally chipped around all edges. The final volume in Marder's epic account of the naval war between Br... View more info

Castle Avon

By: Marsh-Caldwell, Anne

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Hodgson:

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 8919

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 161mm x 97mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 352pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book has been well read, attachment of block now loose, spine and boards show evidence of handling but relatively little bumping. Pages clean though block generally wobbly. No date or edition given for this classic Victorian novel first published in 1852. Indeed, Mrs Marsh-Caldwell is not named either. Internal evidence suggests that this is an early edition, certai... View more info

Pheasants and Covert Shooting

By: Maxwell, Captain Aymer

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1913

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6520

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 202mm x 135mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 332+pp. Colour illustrations.Fair/NoWrapper. Single ink inscription to front endpaper. Differential fading to endpapers.Spine torn at top and bottom, also faded, boards also around edges, but basically clean and tight. Block also clean save for a little dusting to edges, pages bright, and colour plates all present. Guide to pheasant shooting with lovely full-page colour plate illustrati... View more info

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The Eventful Voyage of the H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute" to the Arctic Regions in search of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror" 1852, 1853, 1854

By: McDougall, George F.

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts: 1857

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16645

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 225mm x 140mm purple cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xl prelims, 530+pp. plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by George F. McDougall. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is intact but now somewhat tired. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, colour fading and some staining to spine and board edges; block edges worn and grubby with foxing to page edges, tissue sheets over plates darkened. Spine attachment partially l... View more info

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Hambledon Hill - A Neolithic Landscape

By: Mercer, Roger

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press: 1980

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 6731

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 210mm x 145mm brown , vii prelims, 71pp. Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback is clean, little handled. Price sticker residue on rear, single pencil mark on p.3 Scholarly account of 20th century archaeological digs at Hambledon Hill in Hampshire. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Hambledon, Neolithic, archaeology View more info

Antiquarian and Topographical Sketches of Hampshire

By: Moody, Henry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Winchester, Henry Moody: 1846

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13383

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 185mm x 110mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, x prelims, 426pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is ex-lib in red library binding with sticker and stamps, generally worn wiith age, exterior bumped and scuffed, block edges darkened, isolated marks and small tears to a few pages but overall clean and tight. Early Victorian volume which offers a detailed tour of the towns and villages of Hampshire, richly informed with historical details. Catalogue: Antiquaria... View more info

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Maxie and the Gollybear

By: Myers, Alys

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Birn Brothers:

Seller ID: 6461

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 195mm x 160mm decorated boards, 24pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Maxwell. Fair/NoWrapper. Faint foxing throughout, binding a little loose. Ink inscription to two pages. Book has obviously been much read but decorated boards are still notably bright and clean. No date or edition stated but surely from the middle decades of the 20th century, this is a cheery little children's tale, colourfully illustrated. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable.... View more info

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Birds of Marsh and Mere and how to shoot them

By: Nichols, J.C.M.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, A.M. Philpot: 1926

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6550

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 22cm x 14cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 287pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by J.C.M. Nichols. Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been well read. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, spine faded, block darkened, base ragged, foxing to opening/closing pages and isolated on right edge, block otherwise clean. Handy single-volume guide to wildfowl shooting in the wilds of England and Canada. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Col... View more info

Poems

By: Noyce, Wilfrid

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6369

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 22cm x 14cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 98pp. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Front endpaper torn out, condition otherwise fair. Ex-lib with stickers and stamps. Spine and boards faded where exposed to light. Some bowing of front board. Block edges grubby with some light foxing. Pages otherwise clean save for pencil marks on contents page, binding good. Collection of verses by Noyce, arranged into sequences of poems with like themes. Catalogu... View more info

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The Casentino and its Story

By: Noyes, Ella

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London / New York, J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton: 1905

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9016

Condition: Good


Hardback, 226mm x 163mm green decorated boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 330+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Dora Noyes. Good/NoWrapper. Book in good condition given age. Spine and boards bumped, block ragged at right and base edges as cut. Differential fading to endpapers, pages and plates otherwise clean. Rather lovely account of a famous region of Italy, with much historical detail and colour p... View more info

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High Pheasants - in theory and practice

By: Payne-Gallwey (Bart.), Sir Ralph

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1913

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6530

Condition: Good


Hardback, 244mm x 185mm grey card borads over green cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 79pp. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, card boards discoloured in places. Block edges darkened but pages themselves are clean and unmarked, with binding good. Highly technical guide to shooting high pheasants, from the pages of "The Field" magazine. Author surname listed as "F.-Payne-Gallwey" on ... View more info

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Hounds Horses and Hunting

By: Pitt, Frances

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1948

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6563

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 254mm x 187mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 272pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Michael Lyne. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped. Small white stain on rear. Foxing to opening/closing pages especially, also block edges, block a little darkened with age, binding good. A recollection and celebration of the hunting way of life in England. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Hunt, hou... View more info

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The Death of Old Yokohama in the Great Japanese earthquake of 1923

By: Poole, Otis Manchester

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1968

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16795

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 135+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Corners bumped, light wear from handling, clean and tight overall. Dustwrapper has wear from handling and some fraying at edges, spine colour also faded, front flap clipped. Previously-unpublished first-hand account of the terrible earthquake that struck Japan in 1923, by a British businessman resident in Yokohama at the time, illustrated ... View more info

Archaeologia Graeca; or, The Antiquities of Greece

By: Potter (D.D.), John ; Boyd (LL.D.), James

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg: 1842

Edition: fourth edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 6225

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 177mm x 110mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, fourth edition, xii prelims, 818pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book actually feels good and sturdy in hands, fold-out map present, pages (with small print and tiny footnote print) still clean. That said, book is old and much worn, with spine bumped and torn at top. Block is wobbly and stiff, with ragged edges and general darkening. Now protected. Exhaustiv... View more info

The Roly-Poly Pudding

By: Potter, Beatrix

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne: 1908

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 13697

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 204mm x 160mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 69pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Beatrix Potter. Good +++/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is now protected by clear plastic cover. Just a little darkening to block edges, spine colour faded, tiny sticker on inner front board - "Higginbothams Booksellers, Madras and Bangalore" First edition 2nd printing of Potter's delightful animal tale,... View more info

Will's Way

By: Rudkin, David

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Halford, Warwickshire, Celandine Press: 1993

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 4003

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, 270mm x 197mm blue Marbled boards over blue cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, 40pp. Near Fine/NoWrapper. Signed by author. Signed by author and Nick Woodeson. Book is near fine - with slightly ragged edges on Zerkall mould-make paper as produced. Maybe just a hit of bumping to spine and corners but no more. Silver gilt top edge of block especially impressive. No. 131 in an edition of 300, this is Rudkin's memorable imagination of Shakespeare presenti... View more info

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The Purple Valley

By: Savile, Malcolm

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1964

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13350

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 203mm x 134mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 216pp. Good +/Good. Spine and boards bumped, foxing to block edges, pages unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped around edges, with foxing and some surface loss to rear. The second in Savile's Secret Service thriller for young readers features secret agent Marston Baines and his young associates in Europe on the trail of a narcotics conspiracy. Catalogue: Antiquarian a... View more info

The Antique Land

By: Shipton, Diana

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1950

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4168

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 219pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Jill Davis. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine bumped and chipped at ends. Boards also bumped, handful of small stains to rear board. The erudite observations of a diplomat's wife on the ancient lands of central Asia. Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Sinkiang, Kashgar, diplomat, British This book may att... View more info

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English Botany; or coloured figures of British plants

By: Sowerby, James ; Smith, J E

Price: £11,000.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis: 1790

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3222

Condition: Very Good


Modern professional re-binding, 1/4 leather and marbled boards. A complete copy of the main work (all first editions), without the supplements. There is a little foxing, as usual, mainly confined to the text; only in Vol 13 are the plates seriously affected. About 10 plates in Vol. 1 are somewhat stained and there are a few minor stains elsewhere. Royal College of Surgeons of England stamps on title pages , together with "Sold by order of President and Council of... View more info

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Kate Hardy

By: Stevenson, D.E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16929

Condition: Good


Hardback, 196mm x 130mm buff cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 192pp. Good/Good. Front endpaper has tear loss of 20%, some foxing to block edges only, pages clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear and fraying at edges, rear also a little grubby, but still presentable, with protection. Charming novel of a quiet English village full of strong characters into which the titular heroine moves, at the beginning of the pieceā€¦ Catalogue: Antiquarian and Colle... View more info

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Niece of the Headmistress

By: Vicary, Dorothy

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 16163

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 188mm x 125mm green cloth boards, black titles, , 224+pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by F.E. Moorsom. Good +/Good +. Book has been handled over years, some light wear and a hint of foxing to block edges but clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some chipping and grubbiness from handling but still bright and presentable. Undated but specified as a WW2/austerity product, this is indeed a 1940s yarn for girls in which the titular hero... View more info

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Iota - 1947-1953- Edited Highlights of F3 500 c.c.

By: Ward, John (ed)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Isleworth, Middlesex, Transport Bookman Publications: 1980

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4026

Condition: Very Good


Top of block a little dusty. Book has been little read. Compilation of pages from once-popular motorcycle racing magazine. Original magazine page numbers. Book perhaps 250 pages. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. 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 co... View more info