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The Baltic Sea in Ancient Maps

By: Arnolds Spekke

Price: £59.99

Publisher: Stockholm, M Goppers: 1961

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006732

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on ancient maps of the Baltic Sea, 76 pages in very bright clean condition, some pages are uncut along one edge. Many B/w and single colour maps, many pull out double page, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is bright and clean though a little browned on edges and spine, small closed tear to top rear 1 inch long,, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Pony Express the Record of a Romantic Adventure in Business

By: Arthur Chapman

Price: £29.99

Publisher: New York, G P Putnam's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007720

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of the Pony Express, 319 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is a little darkened on spine and rear of wrapper, a little worn along top edges especially top of spine where there are some small creases and tiny tears,not price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Silly Point

By: Arthur Clitheroe

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003699

Condition: Very Good


A collection of funny stories about cricket with splendid full page drawings by James Thorpe. Book is overall bright and clean just some browning to endpapers and the occasional light foxing spots on first and last couple of pages, neat ink greeting to my pal 1943 on front endpaper. Outer covers have light bumps to two corners, quite minor, a little dusty on edges. Dustwrapper is a little browned and dusty a little rubbed on edges and a few small tears. An attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Putney Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Putney Bridge

By: Arthur Crotch SIGNED

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Wandsworth Borough News Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004048

Condition: Very Good


A book written to mark the centenary of this church, 80 pages with much detail of the Church plus several illustrations. Book is very bright and clean , not sure if outer boards are original or it has been recased, if it has been recased it is a very professional job. On first blank page after the front endpaper there is an inscription by the author "Vera Crotch with the author's compliments and love", possibly to author's wife? A very nice attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Church and Parish of St Nicholas Abingdon

By: Arthur E Preston

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005819

Condition: Very Good


A detailed look at this church and parish plus the early Grammar school to the end of the 16th century and Fitzharris an old Abingdon manor. 506 pages in bright clean condition with untrimmed edges on two sides,a couple uncut,a little light foxing to first and last couple of pages. Many illustrations and 4 pull out plans at rear all present as listed. Dustwrapper is a little marked fronrt and rear and heavily water stained on spine, wear to edges of wrapper. Still a presentable copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Fishes I Have Known

By: Arthur H Bevan

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1908

Seller ID: 006125

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on angling,279 pages plus 8 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just slight browning to extreme edges of pages and endpapers. Neat previous owners details on front endpaper dated 1913. Only date printed in book is 1908 possible first edition but cannot be sure. Many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are slightly rubbed on edges, little browned on spine, lettering a little faded. Still a pleasing copy of a collectable fishing book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Romance of a Chiltern Village 5000 BC to 1957 AD

By: Arthur H Plaisted SIGNED

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Medmenham Bucks, The Village Bookshop: 1958

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007088

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Medmenham village , Buckinghamshire UK, privately printed with compliments slip pasted on half title page, SIGNED by ARTHUR H PLAISTED. 214 pages in very bright clean condition just some small light foxing spots to first and last couple of pages and outer edges of pages. Obituary notice of author pasted in opposite half title page. Many sepia photographs and maps, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, outer boards are very bright with light mark towards bottom front board this shows up darker th... View more info

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Ale Feasts and Country Taverns

By: Arthur H Plaisted SIGNED

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Medmenham Bucks, The Village Bookshop: 1962

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007089

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on ale festivals and taverns in Medmenham village Buckinghamshire UK, privately printed with compliments slip pasted on half title page, SIGNED by ARTHUR H PLAISTED. 64 pages in very bright clean condition, many sepia photographs and illustrations all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, outer boards are very bright with light mark towards top right of front board this shows up darker than it actually is in the image. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

The Racing Coopers

By: Arthur Owen

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 001276

Condition: Very Good


Very good example of the first edition of this book, wrapper is very bright, just alittle chipped along top edge and small piece missing at top 1 x 1.5 cms couple of small closed tears overall a very good copy. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL on request. View more info

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Pigeon Post

By: Arthur Ransome SIGNED

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008291

Condition: Good Plus


Fifteenth impression of this book by Arthur Ransome, 384 pages with B/w illustrations, pages are bright just a flittle lvery light foxing to endpapers and outer edges of pages not elsewhere. Previous owners name neatly written on title page. SIGNED by ARTHUR RANSOME on the title page. Outer boards have a few light marks, two corners have tiny bumps and slight slant to spine, Dustwrapper rubbed and worn on edges with very tiny losses to corners, a few light marks, top of wrapper spine is reinforced with a small piece of clear tape on the inside,not price clipped 8s 6d. Though not perfect still... View more info

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Swallowdale

By: Arthur Ransome SIGNED

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008292

Condition: Good Plus


Tentieth impression of this book by Arthur Ransome, 453 pages with B/w illustrations, pages are bright just a few small foxing spots to edges of to 7 early pages, neat inked number to front endpaper outer edges of pages not elsewhere. Previous owners name neatly written on title page. SIGNED by ARTHUR RANSOME on the title page. Outer boards have a few light marks, slight slant to spine, Dustwrapper rubbed and worn on edges with very tiny losses to corners, a little browned on spine, a few light marks, not price clipped 8s 6d,Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book especiall... View more info

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The Wind in the Wood

By: B B D Watkins Pitchford

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005204

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrted childrens book, first edition in dustwrapper.143 pages in bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, outer boards have a few small patches of light fading to edges and top and bottom of spine. Dustwrapper is rubbed and worn on edges with small losses, some small tears and creases, some light foxing marks and small water stain to top front of wrapper, now protected in clear non adhesive cover. Though not perfect STILL a pleasing example of a collectable illustrated book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Stones of Britain

By: B C G Shore

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Hill Books Ltd: 1957

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006416

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on old buildings, roads, monuments and materials used in preserving them. 302 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is clean with som light wear to edges,corners and a couple of tiny closed tears to top rear edge of wrapper, tiniest of bumps to two corners. HEAVY BOOK 1.7 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A pleasing sound example of the first edition of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Souvenir Album of the Black and White Minstrel Show

By: B Feldman and Co

Price: £14.99

Publisher: London, B Feldman and Co: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005959

Condition: Good Plus


Songs from th Black and White Minstrel show with musical scores, 41 pages in overall clean condition just some light water staining to bottom of rear cover and small spots to front cover quite minor. Covers a little rubbed especially around spine some pencilled notations on front. 48 songs in all including Alexander's ragtime band, by the light of the silvery moon, for me and my gal and many other favourites. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of a collectable song book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Hunter at Heart

By: B N Gordon Graham

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004840

Condition: Good Plus


Account of the author's experiences og big and small game hunting in the Jungles of India and Ceylon, 222 pages in bright clean condition just small light brown mark on last index page, light bumps to corners. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, dustwrapper is a little marked and rubbed on edges, slight fading to spine and price clipped on inner flap. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Pricing and Costing for Buildings and Public Works

By: B Price Davies

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cardiff, The Building Estimator Publications: 1933

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003082

Condition: Good Plus


This is the second edition of this work being a reprint of the first with minor alterations. A very detailed book on costing for buildings and public works a companion to estimating for buildings and public works this first book was page numbered to 532 and this present book continues from 533 to 912, pull out costing forms at end of book, old adverts. Book is a little dusty and gold lettering is dulled, spine a little browned, little light foxing on early pages and a few very occasional light spots throughout, little rubbed on edges. A pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED ... View more info

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Movin On Down De Line

By: Babs Gonzales

Price: £59.50

Publisher: New Jersey, Expubidence Publishing Corp: 1975

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008189

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on Jazz and the music scene written by a singer song writer who lived through the era from his first recording in1947. Pages not numbered but around two hundred in very bright clean condition just slightly browned to edges as usual due to quality of paper used, a few latter pages have a few inked corrections,see images of worst. 50 B/w photographs all present as called for plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are clean with just a little very light rubbing to colour. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON... View more info

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Gertrude the Greedy Goose

By: Barbara Euphan Todd

Price: £119.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007695

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrated book with many full page colour illustrations plus many smaller illustrations,all present as published. 60 pages in very bright clean condition, just a few very small light marks,a reaired tear to right hand blank margin of page 51 see image, repaired neatly and strongly with adhesive not tape. Neat former owners name on inside front board and on half title page, NO dustwrapper,illustrated boards are lightly marked with wear toedges and cornerswith small amounts of board showing through A nice clean sound example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON RE... View more info

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Exeter Churches

By: Beatrix F Cresswell

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Exeter, James G Commin: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004772

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the Churches of Exeter, 224 pages in bright clean condition just light foxing to puter edges of pages not inside, top edges of pages are gold a little dulled. Many B/w photographs plus very informative text, no dustwrapper, outer boards a little rubbed on edges, a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Secret of Superintendent Manning

By: Belton Cobb

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1948

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006972

Condition: Good Plus


First edition of this crime novel, 224 pages in very bright clean condition. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean, spine lightly faded and small mark to bottom of spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info