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Image for Tony Sarg's Book for Children from Six to Sixty

Tony Sarg's Book for Children from Six to Sixty

By: Tony Sarg

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T Werner Laurie Ltd: 1924

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 005888

Condition: Good


Beautifully illustrated book, many colour illustrations accompanying the text for stories from history told in a humorous way for younger readers. Pages are not numbered but estimate sonmwhere over 150 in overall clean condition just the occasional light mark, couple of very small tears to bottom blank margins of last two pages and some small worm holes to last page and bottom of rear board these are very old and worm has long gone.Front innside board has an illustration with a flap and a circular revolving disc in it which changes the face and the pictures in a cut away to the front board, th... View more info

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Tang-Yin-Pi-Shih - Parallel Cases From Under The Peartree: A 13th Century Manual Of Jurisprudence and Detection

By: Translated R H Van Gulik

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Leiden, E J Brill: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008072

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on 13th Century Chinese Jurisprudence and Detection, translated from the original Chinese by R H Van Gulik.199 pages in very bright clean condition a couple of pages are uncut at top and a few pages have small losses to corners where the uncut pages were opened carelessly this does not affect any text. NO dustwrapper,as issued, outer paper covers clean with some wear to spine and slight slant to spine.A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Monsters and Mad Scientists : A Cultural History of the Horror Movie

By: Tudor, Andrew

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Oxford Uk, Basil Blackwell: 1989

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006596

ISBN: 0631152792

Condition: Very Good


Detailed book on the cultural history of the horror movie, 239 pages in bright clean condition just some browning to outer edges of pages NOT inside, dustwrapper is very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Blackpool Story

By: Turner, Brian & Palmer, Steve

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Blackpool, Privately Published: 1976

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007688

ISBN: 0950011320

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the history of Blackpool, commisioned by the Corporation of Blackpool to celebrate the centenary of the borough 1876-1976. Contains140 pages in bright clean condition, many period B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, not price clipped. Inscription on front endpaper, To Bill Cotton nice to see you in Blackpool come again and again with signature underneath which states Mayor 1979/1980. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Time to remember, time to forget: The story of Newport in the war years

By: Underwood, Terry

Price: £19.99

Publisher: London, Terry Underwood: 1995

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007618

ISBN: 0907143113

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Newport in wartime Britain, published by author, 131 pages in very bright clean condition, many period B/w photographs and illustrations, old adverts newspaper articles etc.,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War Volume 1

By: United States Joint Committee

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006572

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on on the Joint Committee's report on the Civil war, first edition in two parts 524 pages the journals of Generals Hooker and Meade and 249 pages on the Battle ofpetersburg in overall clean condition just some foxing to endpapers, heavier on rear and some light water staining to last 20 pages. Front inner hige has been repaired with glossy white tape which has left a brown mark on the reverse of the page, neat former owners name on first blank page dated 1867. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with small amount worn away top and bottom of spine with marks to boar... View more info

The Roman Frontier in Wales

By: V E Nash-Williams

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1954

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001607

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the Roman occupation of Wales, 161 pp plus pull out maps and 42 photographic plates. Book in very good condition just very light foxing on endpapers and small stain on bottom outer edge of pges, this comes into the book only on three pages for a length of 4 cms and a depth of 1 cm not unsightly. Wrapper is a little dusty and rubbed at corners and top and bottom of spine, small stain at bottom back 4 x 2 cms overall a pleasing copy. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Leatherhead : A History

By: Vardey, Edward

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chichester, United Kingdom, Phillimore & Company, Limited: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001759

ISBN: 1 86077 189 0

Condition: Very Good


A splendid history of Leatherhead in Surrey UK 130pp packed with information and excellent photographs and drawings. Book and wrapper in very bright clean condition, just very small mark on top back of wrapper, a very good copy indeed. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Vecchia Asti Immagini Di Un Tempo ITALIAN TEXT

By: Venanzio Malfatto

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Italy, AGA Editrice Il Portichetto: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 005615

Condition: Very Good


Book with ITALIAN TEXT showing many old photgraphs and illustrations 301pages in bright clean condition. No dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marks, light fading to spine and slight bumps to corners, still an attractive bright copy HEAVY BOOK 1.9 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Gaucho Vestuario Tradicional E Costumes

By: Vera Stedile Zattera

Price: £58.99

Publisher: Pallotti, Universidade de Caixas do Sul: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007637

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the traditional costumes throughout history of the Brazilian state Rio Grande do Sul 199 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text,the text is in English, Spanish and Portugese. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, comes in original thin card slipcase which is a little marked and rubbed on edges. HEAVY BOOK 2.1Kg with sound packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

A Bird Watcher in Kenya

By: Vernon D. Someren

Price: £12.95

Publisher: London, Oliver & Boyd: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000081

Condition: Very Good


an enthusiastic account of watching and photographing wild birds,32 photographs by the author accompany the detailed text. 270 pp dustwrapper a little rubbed and chipped a little discouloration along bottom of book but still a nice clean book. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Admiralty Hydrographic Service 1795-1919

By: Vice-Admiral Sir Archibald Day

Price: £52.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1967

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008240

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the Hydrographic service, the people and the work they do, 378 pages in very bright clean condition just some small brown rust marks on the first three pages from the staple on a corrections slip loosely laid in, Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little yellowed on edges and spine not price clipped, HEAVY BOOK 1.3 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

The Making of Victorian Birmingham

By: Victor Skipp

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Victor Skipp: 1983

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001859

ISBN: 0-9506998-2-9

Condition: Very Good


First edition of the hardcover book published by the author on Victorian Birmingham, 192 pp packed with information plus many period B/w photographs. Book is very good just light fading to spine, tight,bright and clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Vladimir Mikhailovich Bezobrazov: Diary of the Commander of the Russian Imperial Guard 1914-1917

By: Vladimir Mikhailovich Bezobrazov & Marvin Lyons

Price: £92.00

Publisher: Florida, Dramco Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008058

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the life and history of Vladimir Mikhailovich Bezobrazov as related through his diary entries reproduced here,341 pages in very bright clean condition, few small spots to top outer edges of pages not inside, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean just diagonal crease to top of front inner flap 3 inhes long where someone has shut and trapped it, not price clipped,HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES.... View more info

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Hawaiian Historical Legends

By: W D Westervelt

Price: £19.95

Publisher: New York, Fleming H Revell Company:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008012

Condition: Good Plus


Book detailing Hawaiian legends, 218 pages plus adverts at end, text accompanied by period photographs and drawings. Book is overall bright and clean but has some foxing in places on pages, top outer edges of pages have a few light spots, outer covers are very bright and attractive. Book not dated but has an inscription dated Christmas 1926 on front endpaper and stated second edition on dustwrapper. Dustwtrapper is rubbed on edges with tiny losses on edges and a little dusty, now in non adhesive clear wrapper protector. Overall a nice copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVA... View more info

Billiards through the Centuries

By: W G Clifford

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Printing Craft Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008412

Condition: Good Plus


Abrief account of the history and developments in Billiards during four centuries,not dated but early 1930s,contains 37 pages text plus advert for janus billiard clothat rear, erratum slip at page 34, all pages in bright clean condition, rear endpaper has 90 % removed see image.NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a little wear to top and bottom of spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Father Henry Willis Organ Builder and His Successors

By: W L Sumner

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Musical Opinion Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003600

Condition: Very Good


A history of one of the great large pipe organ makers, making organs for Blenheim Palace, Alexandra Palace, St Paul's Catheral and many others. 64 pages plus 30 pages of photographs showing the organs in the various locations. Book is bright and clean just some very light foxing to early pages and slight yellowing to edges of pages, dustwrapper is a little browned on edges slight wear and price clipped. A nice copy of a very informative book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Rainbow Trout How to Catch Them

By: W T Sargeaunt

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004423

Condition: Very Good


From the How to catch them series, excellent book on Rainbow trout their natural history and how to fish for them. 96 pages in bright clean condition just a little browning to endpapers several drawings accompany the text. Dustwrapper is complete but has a few tears and creases along edges, longest tear is 1 inch few light marks on rear of wrapper. Overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Great Labour Mirage : An Indictment of Socialism in Britain

By: Wakeford, Geoffrey SIGNED

Price: £8.95

Publisher: London, Robert Hale and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004839

ISBN: 0709107927

Condition: Very Good


A detailed history of Socialist rule in Britain, 240 pages in bright, clean condition. INSCRIBED by AUTHOR on front endpaperTo my friend John Dickie for many kinfdnesses Geoffrey Wakeford June 26th 1969 John Dickie was the diplomatic correspondent for the Daily Mail. Dustwrapper is bright and clean very slight fade to spine, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Metals in the Environment

By: Waldron, H. A.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004748

ISBN: 012731850x

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of all kinds of metals and how they are used by man with some emphasis on the toxic side of their use. 333 pages with B/w photographs and technical drawings. Book is very bright and clean, the dustwrapper is a little chipped on edges and a few light marks, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info