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The Walt Disney Biography

By: Bob Thomas

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, New English Library: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001754

Condition: Very Good


Very good biography of Walt Disney following his life and the masterpieces of Cinema history he created. 304 pp with many colour and B/w illustrations. This is a special numbered edition number 249 of 300 presented to John Richardson with the compliments of the Marketing Division of Walt Disney Productions Ltd London. Early pages up to Contents page have light foxing marks as do last few pages of index, rest of book text and illustrations are unaffected. Dust wrapper, the gold wording of Walt Disney is a little tarnished, couple of small tears and little wear on edges. Still overall a pleasing... View more info

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Climbers : A History of Mountaineering

By: Bonington, Chris SIGNED

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton BBC Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004603

ISBN: 0563209186

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the history of mountaineering and the climbers.288 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean, as is the dustwrapper, bookplate on front endpaper personally SIGNED by CHRIS BONINGTON a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Saint John of the Cross: His Life and Poetry

By: Brenan, Gerald

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge Univ Pr: 1973

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 002971

ISBN: 0521200067

Condition: Very Good


A biography of St John of the Cross,regarded by many as Spain's major poet as well as one of the greatest of Catholic mystics. 233 pages biography and poetry plus 4 pages of illustration. Book is bright and clean, pages have slight wave down centre, not a crease just a slight dip, a minor fault not sure how it was caused. Dustwrapper very slight browning to edges and rear flap has been creased on inside. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE detailed images available on request. View more info

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Regimental Fire the Honourable Artillery Company in World War II 1939-1945

By: Brigadier R F Johnson

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, Honourable Artillery Company:

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Colonel Commandant

Seller ID: 002657

Condition: Very Good


Excellent Regimental history of the Honourable Artillery Company written by retired Brigadier of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps 1908-1915. Packed with information, old photographs and pull out maps 440 pages. Inside on front marbled endpaper is a presentation plate copy number 495 SIGNED by SIR JULIAN GASGOIGNE Colonel Commandant of the Honourable Artillery Company. Book is very bright and clean as is wrapper just a little light creasing on back and tiny loss on bottom of spine, now in protective, clear, non adhesive sleeve. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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British Museum Guide to Anglo-Saxon Antiquities, 1923

By: British Museum;Smith, Reginald A.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Ipswich UK, Anglia Publishing: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006235

ISBN: 1897874030

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Anglo Saxon antiquities and artifacts, reprint of a book originally published in 1923. Contains179 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w, photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Tottenham Hotspur Story

By: Brown, Deryk SIGNED

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed Letter By Author

Seller ID: 002872

ISBN: 0213993848

Condition: Very Good


Excellent history of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club written by a noted sporting journalist. 144 pages packed with information of the club and players over the years with many old photographs from the early 1900s through to time of printing. Loose review insert from Arthur Barker and typewritten letter from Hayters Sports reporting service signed in ink Deryk, " Dear Ken, I hope you can give this a mention some time. It needs it. Trust you are keeping well and that following the party line is not proving too irksome. Best wishes, Deryk" Book is bright and clean, dustwrapper a little r... View more info

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Adorno and Critical Theory

By: Brunkhorst, Hauke

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cardiff, United Kingdom, University of Wales Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 002912

ISBN: 0708315283

Condition: Very Good


An in depth assessment of Adorno's life and work, from the Political Philosophy now series 194 pages, book very bright and clean looks as new SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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British Pyralid and Plume Moths

By: Bryan P Beirne

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005525

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on these moths first issue of the edition with new colour illustrations. 208 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour plates and B/w illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean just previous owners name on front endpaper, the dustwrapper is clean with some wear and tiny closed tears to edges, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

The Official Illustrated History of the FA Cup

By: Bryon Butler

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 001325

Condition: Near Fine


Splendid history of the FA Cup through 1871 to time of printing. Updated edition 320pp packed with information and many colour and B/w photographs. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR " To John with warmest regards Bryon Butler January 1999" PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info

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Dell Diamond Ted Bate's First 60 Seasons with the Saints

By: Bull, David

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Bristol UK, Hagiolgy: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Ted Bates

Seller ID: 004153

ISBN: 0953447405

Condition: Very Good


History of Ted Bates career as a player and as the manager for Southampton Football club The Saints . 347 pages with many photographs and illustrations. SIGNED by TED BATES on half title page Best wishes Ted Bates M B E. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE View more info

No Small Change : 100 Years of Sutton High Street

By: Burgess, Frank

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Sutton UK, Sutton Libraries & Arts: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001687

ISBN: 0907335098

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful booklet showing Sutton High street in old photographs 76 pp seventy three of which are photographs with short descriptive text. Book in very good condition. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Mamluk Jerusalem: An Architectural Study

By: Burgoyne, Michael

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, World of Islam Festival Trust: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006502

ISBN: 090503533x

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history and architecture of Jerusalem, this is the issue after the limited edition of 3000 published 1989. Contains 623 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs, also many architectural illustrations plus very informative text,two large fold out plans in folder. Imitation grained blue leather boards. HEAVY BOOK 3.3 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean,comes in original grained blue slipcase a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Poole Bay and Purbeck (2) 1660-1920

By: C Cochrane

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Dorchester UK, The Friary Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006749

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Poole in Dorset, a sequel to Poole Bay 300BC-AD 1660. Contains 115 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs, maps and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, light wear to edges and slight fade to spine. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A History of Reinsurance with side lights on Insurance

By: C E Golding

Price: £24.75

Publisher: London, Waterlow and Sons Ltd: 1931

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008444

Condition: Good


Very informative book on the subject and history of reinsurance, second edition published for private circulation to Sterling Offices limited. 143 pages plus 24 illustrated pages apandices and 13 pages index all in very bright clean condition,all outer edges of pages are gilt. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are mottled texture, gold deciorated, little rubbed on edges,small split to top front of spine one inch long. HEAVY BOOK 1.3 Kg with sound packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEASA pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Prelates and People of the Lake Counties

By: C M L Bouch

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kendal, Titus Wilson and Son Ltd: 1948

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002049

Condition: Very Good


A history of the Diocese of Carlisle 1133-193. 514 pp packed with information plus illustrated plates, line drawings and a pull out map. Book is clean and bright with very minor foxing spots on endpapers and map, these are very minor, cloth is a little dusty and few marks, bookplate ogf previous owner on inside board, overall very good. Wrapper is rubbed along edges with little loss mostly at bottom of spine 2cms deep also an old water stain around edges of wrapper from 2 to 2.5 cms in, spine dusty. Sounds much worse than looks still a wrapper worth preserving. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON... View more info

British Lorries 1900-1945

By: C.F. Klapper

Price: £7.95

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000486

Condition: Very Good


A history that traces the development of the commercial vehicle through the period when much significant progress was made. The manufacturers are all here many of whom have fallen by the wayside others merging with larger organisations. Such names as Bean,Gilford,Pagefield,peerless and Star plus many others. 159pp with over 100 period photographs some in colour. Slight yellowing to wrapper, very light mark on rear endpaper otherwhise very clean and bright. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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THE OVERLAND RAILWAY

By: CALLAGHAN W H

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Railway History, New South Wales Division: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007506

ISBN: 0909650292

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the formation and history of the Overland Railway in Australia, 308 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs, illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped,HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Round and About the London Publishing Office of the Cambridge University Press 1902-1953

By: Cambridge University Press

Price: £98.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006576

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of the London office of the Cambridge University Press, looks as if it was specially published for a limited print run with tipped in photographs accompanying the text. 95 pages in very bright clean condition including errata pages and appendix just some light foxing to endpapers NOT inside, many B/w photographs plus very informative text. Original clear plastic type dustwrapper has a few light marks and small tear to top of spine, outer boards are clean with slight fade to spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUES... View more info

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The Public Record Office, 1838-1958

By: Cantwell, John D.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, HMSO Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 004395

ISBN: 0114402248

Condition: Very Good


An in depth history of the Public Records office from its beginning in 1838 until 1958. 631 pages with many illustrations. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The War at Sea 1939-1945 Volume 3 the Offensive part 1

By: Captain S W Roskill

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1972

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 006620

Condition: Very Good


This is volume 3 part 1 of the History of the Second World War The War at Sea series,second impression with ammendments 430 pages in very bright clean condition,HEAVY BOOK 1.3 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean,not price clipped, now in clear protective non adhesive sleeve, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info