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Droll Doings

By: Cockiolly Bird, Harry B Neilson

Price: £39.99

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited:

Seller ID: 007584

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrated book of animals dressed and behaving like people, 70 pages in very bright clean condition just the occasional light mark,previous owners details in ink on front endpaper dated 1905, this is the only date in the book. Nearly half the pages are full page colour illustrations by Harry B Neilson with verses by The Cockiolly Bird. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edgesand some marking, cloth spine is worn top and bottom with small splits top and bottom a little over an inch long. Though not perfect still a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. ... View more info

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Sport in England Past and Present

By: Colonel E C C Hartopp

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1894

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006024

Condition: Good


Splendid book on field sports, hunting shooting through the ages. 190 pages in overall bright clean condition just a little light foxing on first and last couple of pages and the occasional very small spots inside. Many B/w illustrations plus very informative text, outer boards are lightly marked to front and a large stain to rear this is not a glaring stain more a slight change in colour, spine is darkened and lettering a little worn. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Robber Kitten

By: Comus, R M Ballantyne

Price: £99.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007412

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrated book of the tale of the Roober Kitten, 32 pages in heavily foxed condition 8 full page colour illustrations, all present as called for, neat former owners details on front endpaper. dated 1916. Foxing is to text , margins and rear of illustrations it shows through only slightly on the frontispiece., one illustration has a neatly repaired closed tear to bottom 3 inches long. NO dustwrapper outer gold decorated boards are rubbed and worn to edges especially top and bottom of spine, Though not perfect still a pleasing example of a collectable book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED I... View more info

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Young England's Nursery Rhymes

By: Constance Haslewood

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co:

Seller ID: 005917

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrated book of nursery rhymes, 96 pages with a full colour chromo lithograph illustration on each accompanying the rhymes, some light marks on a few pages and some slightly heavier browning on two pages not unsightly. Endpapers are lightly foxed and neat previous owners name on front endpaper dated 1890 only date in the book. Outer illustrated boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges with some splitting to outer hinges of spine. Binding is sound, a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A Treatise on the Roman Senate in Two Parts

By: Conyer Middleton

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, R Manby and H S Cox: 1747

Seller ID: 005966

Condition: Good


Printed for R Manby and H S Cox in 1747 contains 196 pages in overall bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and first and last couple of pages. There is a small hole to top outer edges of pages sholes to top blank margins from front to rear where worm has eaten through, this has long gone. Outer full leather covered boards are worn on edges with cracking down sides of spine but cord binding is sound and holding firmly. Though not perfect a still a resonable copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Kreutzer Sonata

By: Count Leo Tolstoi

Price: £92.00

Publisher: Chicago, Sergel and Co: 1890

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 008176

Condition: Very Good


First US edition of this work by Leo Tolstoi, 170 pages in bright clean condition, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Practical Geometry and Graphics

By: D A Low

Price: £19.99

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007230

Condition: Very Good


Very informative and detailed book on Geometry, 448 pages in overall bright clean condition just very light browning to extreme edges of pages and endpapers, many technical illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little dusty weith age and a couple of light marks. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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An Introduction to the Use of the Globes and the Orrery

By: David Jennings

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, J Nourse and J Buckland: 1766

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004410

Condition: Good


An antiquarian book on globes , astronomy and the universe, 127 pages plus index. there are several pull out pages which provide 13 individual technical illustrations, book is overall clean and bright with just a little browning to first and last few pages and occasional small foxing spots inside, rear blank endpaper has been removed. Title page has smal piece cut away at top does not affect the wording. Outer boardsare rubbed and worn on edges, hinges are split but held by the binding cords, few marks to leather. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of a collectible antiquarian book SEE IMAGE. ... View more info

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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Regions of the World

By: Dean Swift, Jonathan Swift

Price: £29.95

Publisher: London, Cassell Petter and Galpin:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008149

Condition: Good Plus


Beautifully illustrated book of Gulliver's Travels with explanatory notes and a life of the author by JohnFrancis Waller. Illustrator: T Morten. 352 pages in overall clean condition just a few very occasional very small marks, previous owners details on front endpaper dated 1879, many B/w illustrations, all present as listed.diagonal crease to first couple of pages including the frontispiece. NO dustwrapper, outer half leather boards are rubbed and worn to edgeswith a little marking. HEAVY BOOK 1.2 Kg with sound packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A pleasing example of this book ... View more info

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Children'S Stories From French Fairy Tales

By: Doris Ashley

Price: £65.95

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 008005

Condition: Good Plus


Book of French fairy tales with 12 full page colour illustrations by Mabel Lucie Attwell, not dated but published around 1917 original printing. Contains 144 pages in overall bright clean condition just the very occasional small light mark, all colour illustrations present as listed plus many B/w illustrations in the text. Front inner hinge has small splits to paper but is firm, rear inner hinge also has small splits maybe neatly reglued at sometime, binding is firm. NO dustwrapper,illustrated boards are rubbed and worn to edges with some light marking. Though not perfect still a nice example... View more info

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The Diseases of Warm Countries A Handbook for Medical Men

By: Dr B Scheube Translated By Pauline Falcke

Price: £188.00

Publisher: London, John Bale Sons and Danielsson Ltd: 1903

Edition: Second Edition Revised

Seller ID: 008327

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on diseases found in the warm regions of the World, 594 pages in bright clean condition just some small foxing spots to first and last couple of blank pages, neat ink number on first blank page,all edges of pages are gilt. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed two photographs have neat ink annotations in margins plus very informative text, five fold out maps at rear in clean condition just very light browning to extreme edges.NO dustwrapper, outer full leather, gold tooled binding, with emblem of Medical Staff College London on front, is a little ... View more info

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Beyond the Pir Panjal Life and Missionary Enterprise in Kashmir

By: Dr Ernest F Neve

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Church Missionary Society: 1914

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004632

Condition: Good Plus


Popular edition of this book published in 1914. A detailed account of missionary work in Kashmir at this time. 178 pages in overall bright condition just occasional light foxing spots, endpapers browned. Many old period photographs of people and places, outer covers have light wear on edges and a little darkened from age but still an attractive copy. top edges of pages are gold which is a little dulled. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Vegetable Alkaloids with Particular Reference to Their Chemical Constitution

By: Dr. Ame Pictet

Price: £95.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley and Sons: 1913

Edition: First Edition USA

Seller ID: 007502

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on vegetable alkaloids, this is the first US edition taken from the second French edition, revised a nd enlarged by H C Biddle, on title page states first edition first thousand. 505 pages in very bright clean condition, faint ink stamp on front endpaper from Fulham Lab, many chemical structure illustrations, all present plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards arelightly rubbed on edges and a few light marks on rear. A nice example of this scarce book in first US edition SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST illustrated card covers View more info

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Axel Herman Haig and His Work

By: E A Armstong

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, The Fine Art Society: 1905

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 005849

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on this artist's works with examples of his etchings, pencil drawings a nd water colours with a biography and a descriptive catalogue of his etched works. The first full page etching is SIGNED in pencil by Axel H Haig. 176 pages in overall bright clean condition just some occasional light foxing spots,top edges of pages are gold. Many sepia and B/w illustrations all present as listed plus very informative text, Outer boards are half leather binding with green cloth covered boards the leather is a little rubbed and worn and cloth is a little marked. Binding is sound.. VERY HEAVY... View more info

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Simple Studies in Line and Mass of Common Objects Flowers and Designs in Monotint and Colours

By: E A Branch

Price: £39.99

Publisher: London, Ralph Holland and Co: 1909

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007285

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on painting techniques by an art master of the period, 25 pages in very bright clean condition just browning to the endpapers and a couple of light creases to front blank endpaper. * full page illustrated pages showing examples of the artwork and designs, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly worn on edges and a few light marks. a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Life of Charlotte Bronte

By: E C Gaskell

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder and Co: 1858

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007133

Condition: Very Good


Very attractive gold decorated full leather binding, very informative book on the life of Charlotte Bronte, fourth edition. 486 pages plus 6 pages of adverts in bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages, all outer edges of pages are gold. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are gold decorated full leather binding a little rubbed on edges. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Humour in the Royal Navy

By: E G O Beuttler

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, The Syren and Shipping Limited: 1916

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007590

Condition: Good


Book of 24 full page B/w humorous illustrations,,all present as listed, 38 pages in overall clean condition just a few light occasional marks to blank margins, small closed tear to bl;ank margin of one page.. Book is complete but stitching of binding is loose. NO dustwrapper,outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edges with some creasing, wear to rear board and a few small marks, cloth spine is worn with small losses top and bottom. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Monsieur Pouf

By: E L Shute

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co Limited:

Seller ID: 008179

Condition: Good


Beautifully illustrated book of theadventures of Monsieur Pouf, a poodle, told in rhyme not dated but around 1891. 24 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional light marks, pencilled name on front endpaper, 7 full page colour chromolithographs and one full page sepia illustration plus many smaller sepia illustrations in the text, all present as called for some of the colour illustrations have small spots of paper from the opposite pages due to tissue guards having been lost a while ago, quite small and minor. NO dustwrapper outer illustrated boards are worn on edges and a few l... View more info

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Technics of Violoncello Playing

By: E Van Der Straeten

Price: £39.99

Publisher: London, John Leng and Co Ltd: 1905

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007403

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the techniques of playing the violoncello, second edition, 149 pages plus14 pages of adverts all in overall bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and first and last couple of pages, previous owners name on front endpaper., Many B/w illustrations and musical notation including fold out pages, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed on edges a couple of small marks and slight fading to spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Days and Hours in a Garden

By: E. V. B.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1892

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001632

Condition: Very Good


Eighth edition of this book, describing a garden through the course of a year 210pp accompanied by beautiful line drawings. Book is very good with bright cream card covers, these are covered by a Glassine wrapper printed in red, the wrapper is complete but browned and marked with age, a little chipped top and bottom of spine, still a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info