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The Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co Ltd 1871-1929

By: Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co Ltd

Price: £28.99

Publisher: Wallsend on Tyne, Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007715

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on The Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co Ltd, a to celebrate their founding in 1871 and their achievments in ship repairing and manufacture of shipping engines, boilers etc. up to 1929. Contains 48 pages in very bright clean condition just slight rippling to pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations of ships, engines, boilers etc, all present as listed plus very informative text, Outer illustrated card covers are bright with just a few light marks, original ble ribbon on spine, light wear to edges and small split to bottom of spine ¾ inch long. A very nice examp... View more info

Mickey Mouse

By: Walt Disney

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press Inc.: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001618

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book starting with short history of Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters, then reproduces 11 full length cartoon strips from 1930 through to 1937. 204 pp with strips in full colour, book and wrapper in very good plus condition. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Castelli Rocche e Torri di Romagna

By: Walter Mancini Fausto; Vichi

Price: £119.95

Publisher: Bologna, Edizioni ALFA: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008060

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on old castles ITALIAN TEXT no English translation,349 pages in bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and previous owners name on front endpaper. Many tipped in colour photographs plus B/w photographs, fold out plans, quality illustrations and large fold out map in pocket at rear,, all present as listed plus very informative text IN ITALIAN, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean just some very light browning to spine and little rubbing to labels on spine. HEAVY BOOK 2.3 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A nice example of this book ... View more info

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Walton and Weybridge in Old Photographs

By: Walton, Neil

Price: £10.99

Publisher: Gloucestershire UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 005908

ISBN: 0750914025

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on this area in Surrey UK. 128 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w old period photpgraphs plus very informative text explainning each imag. NO dustwrapper , card covers as issued, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth. Official Guide

By: WANDSWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL R H JERMAN

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Morris Publicity Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008324

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on The Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth. Official Guide, appears to be a card cover guide bound into a hard cover looks as if it could be done by the official publisher.304 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs on light blue, light orange and white paper, some maps and many artistic period adverts, all present as published plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a couple of light marks on front where blue colour is a little worn, gold letteringstill bright but a little worn. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED ... View more info

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Indian Summer

By: Watkins-Pitchford, Denys BB

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004210

ISBN: 0718123670

Condition: Very Good


First edition of this collectable book, the author writes about his love of wildfowling, carp fishing and other country pursuits, all accompanied by his beautiful B/w illustrations. 184 pages both book and dustwrapper are in very bright clean condition just a few very light marks to top outer edges of pages, not inside, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds Volumes 1 and 2

By: William C Hewitson

Price: £485.00

Publisher: London, John Van Voorst: 1856

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 005496

Condition: Good


Third edition of this work on British birds eggs with descriptions of their nests and identdification. 532 pages over the two volumes in overall clean condition just some browning to first and last couple of pages in each volume, occasional small foxing spots and small marks. All 145 numbered coloured plates are present with a couple of extra plates with a star after the number. Bindings are sound but with a few small splits to endpapers at hinges, outer boards are worn on corners with small patches of boards showing through. Tops and bottoms of spines are more heavily worn with small losses ... View more info

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On the Recent Foraminifera of Great Britain

By: William Crawford Williamson

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005892

Condition: Good


Detailed work on this subject, 20 page introduction plus 93 pages of text 13 page index and 7 full page plates showing 204 individual items. Book is foxed thoughout some pages light others a little heavier on edges and a couple fairly heavily. Endpapers are browned with previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. Outer card covers are marked and cloth spine is worn with split to rear outer hinge 4½ inches long. 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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Gems in a Granite Setting

By: William Crossing

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Plymouth, The Western Morning News Co Ltd: 1905

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 004976

Condition: Good Plus


Splendid book on Dartmoor, 224 pages in very bright clean condition with many old period B/w photographs and illustrations of places and people, endpapers a little browned and neat name of former owner on front endpaper. Outer covers have gold embossed lettering and landscape scene on front, cream boards are a little marked and darkened to spine and edges, A pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A Summary Historical and Political of the Improvements and Present State of the British Settlements in North America 2 Volumes

By: William Douglass

Price: £1,450.00

Publisher: London, R Baldwin: 1755

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002889

Condition: Good Plus


First UK printing of these two volumes giving the history of the British Settlements in North America. 568 pages in first volume and 416 pages in second, light to medium foxing on some pages, a little heavier on endpapers, lengthy neat ink comments on front endpaper, few other ink notations on endpapers and ink annotations on a few pages. Bookplates of John Peyto Verney and Robert John Verney, both Lord Willoughby de Broke, in each volume.. Original fold out map opposite title page in volume one, this map is in very good condition. Both volumes bound in full leather which is worn with splits o... View more info

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The Work of the Birmingham Civic Society from June 1918 to June 1946

By: William Haywood

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Birmingham UK, The Birmingham Civic Society: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007095

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of the Birmingham Civic Society reprinted in 1946, 170 pages in very bright clean condition just a few very small light foxing spots to first and last couple of pages,, neat former owners name on title page. Many B/w photographs, maps and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very slightly browned to edges. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia. Vol IV. Ruminatia Part II

The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia. Vol IV. Ruminatia Part II

By: William Jardine

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, W H Lizars: 1836

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007915

Condition: Good Plus


Volume IVof the Naturalist's library Mammalia the natural history of ruminating animals part 2, goats, sheep cattle etc., Contains 264 pages of text, block of 8 and 14 pages of adverts in clean condition very lightly browned to extreme edges of pages, 32 of 33 hand coloured illustrations, as listed, plate 25 South African cattle is missing plus very informative text Last page is missing at end of adverts, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn to corners and edges, tiny splits to top and bottom of spine, some browning to spine and edges of boards. Thoughh not perfect still a pleasi... View more info

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The Rebel Earl and Other Studies

By: William Roughead

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W Green and Son Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005143

Condition: Good Plus


A series of essays on history and crime, 312 pages in bright, clean condition, top outer edges of pages a little dusty, endpapers very lightly browned 10 illustrations. Outer boards gold lettering is dulled especially on spine a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Peterborough with Its Surroundings

By: William Thomas Mellows

Price: £14.99

Publisher: London, The Homeland Association Ltd:

Seller ID: 005164

Condition: Very Good


Slendid book on peterborough in the early 1900s not dated but information at rear states price going up in 1918 so it is presumed book is from around this time. 94 pages in very bright clean condition with 34 pages of old adverts which are works of art in themselves with period drawings and photographs, several B/w photographs of the area,pull out map plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper outer boards clean just small mark on bottom of spine..A nice bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Image for Some Account of the Settlement of Refugees at Southampton and the Chapel of St Julian Attached to the Hospital of God's House

Some Account of the Settlement of Refugees at Southampton and the Chapel of St Julian Attached to the Hospital of God's House

By: William W Portal

Price: £49.99

Publisher: Hampshire UK, Hampshire Archaeological Society: 1902

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006984

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the settlement of refugees at Southampton with notes on the papermaking industry as practised by them.30 pages in very bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers, Many B/w full page illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very attractive with green cloth, gold lettering and vellum spine and corners,a very nice bright clean example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Records of the Hole Crafte and Fellowship of Masons

By: Williams, Louis L. and Carr, Robin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Illinois, The Masonic Book Club: 1988

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 008416

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on masonic history, a facsimile reprint of a book first published in1894. this is limited edition of 1600 number 473. Contains321 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations including fold out of document of 1472 plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper outer boards are very bright and clean, A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Genisis: The First Book of Revelations

By: Wood, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Baton Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003100

ISBN: 0859361802

Condition: Very Good


A look at history with geometry and secret numbers unlocking the mysteries of the ages, The Ark of the Covenant, the Round Table Of King Arthur, the Temple of Solomon, Noah's Ark and many more. 309 pages with much information and many colour photographs, diagrams and illustrations. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean just small tear on top rear corner of wrapper ½ inch long and a little light creasing around it. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info