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3 PIGEON Postcard Size Supplements to the Feathered World

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: The Feathered World:

Seller ID: 004873

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Full colour 'Supplements' to 'The Feathered World' Postcard size/Postcard format. 1 = 'Exhibition Flying Homer' - date March, 1912, few marks to blank reverse; 2 = 'L F Black Bald Tumbler' - date May 19, 1911, 3 = 'Light Mottle Tippler' - date June 7, 1912,. All images signed (printed) A J Simpson. Very Clean and bright images PRICE £8 each, OR £22 for the 3. EXCELLENT condition; 004873; 15 x 9 Cm View more info

The Book of Fishes - (Class PISCES)

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: West Strand, London, John W. Parker: 1845

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 110063

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original blind-stamped (decorated) brown cloth boards with bright gilt titling 'Book of Fishes' to the front board. Boards are a little patchily faded/marked but tight and sound and the book looks good. Printed by Harrison and Co. , London. The page fore-edges are slightly browned and there is some very light foxing, a few marks and some inky 'Thumbing', but overall the book is pretty clean, thight and bright. There is a former owners' note in Welsh on the front f... View more info

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PIGGYKIN went to market

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Vernon House, London, George Lapworth & Co. , Ltd. ,: (1944)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113583

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Lovely period childrens 'Piggy' tale. Stapled paper wraps. Staples are rusty, and some light 'rubbing' to the spine. Otherwise this is old shop stock that was never sold and is in Excellent condition apart from the staples, and one old staple 'mark' to the edge of the cover from another copy lying on top of this one. NO date but most of the books I had from this 'buy' were from the 1920s/1940s. The covers are printed in bold primary colours, and the inside is illustrated... View more info

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PUPPYKIN

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Vernon House, London, George Lapworth & Co. , Ltd. ,: (1944)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113584

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Lovely period childrens 'Puppy' tale. Stapled paper wraps. Staples are rusty, and some light 'rubbing' to the ends of the spine. Otherwise this is old shop stock that was never sold and is in Excellent condition apart from the staples. NO date but most of the books I had from this 'buy' were from the 1920s/1940s. The covers are printed in bold primary colours, and the inside is illustrated in b/w and the same primary colours (as on the covers) on alternate pages. 15 page... View more info

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BUNNYKIN

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Vernon House, London, George Lapworth & Co. , Ltd. ,: (1944)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113585

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Lovely period childrens 'Bunny' tale. Stapled paper wraps. Staples are rusty, and some light 'rubbing' to the spine. Otherwise this is old shop stock that was never sold and is in Excellent condition apart from the staples and two staple 'marks' on the rear cover from another book. NO date but most of the books I had from this 'buy' were from the 1920s/1940s. The covers are printed in bold primary colours, and the inside is illustrated in b/w and the same primary colours... View more info

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The 3 (Three) Little Pigs

By: ANON

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, H. Fitch & Co. , Ltd. ,: (1930)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113586

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Stapled Stiff Light Card covers. Lovely period childrens 'PIG' tale. Staples are rusty, and some light 'rubbing' to the spine. Otherwise this is old shop stock that was never sold and is in Excellent condition apart from the staples. NO date but most of the books I had from this 'buy' were from the 1920s/1940s. The covers are printed in bold primary colours - Red, White and Blue, and the inside is illustrated in blue and white, with the text in blue. 16 pages, plus also ... View more info

Facts About Korea

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Korean Overseas Information Service: 1993

Edition: Revised (and Condensed) Edition

Seller ID: 110053

ISBN: 0930878841

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Card covers, laminated. Ex library - Minimal marks. Label to spine, corner creased. 160pp. Illustrated in colour. Contents include: - Music for the National Anthem, Tourism, Education, Women, Culture, Arts, The Media, Social Welfare, etc, etc. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

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Books About......A 'Dig for Victory' Exhibition (pamphlet)

By: Anon (Newport Library)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newport, Wales, R. H. J. Ltd. , (Newport Library): 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114681

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original lettered paper wraps. Near Fine - apart from very Rusty staples - but holding tight. First Edition. 8vo. 8 pp pamphlet.. Not Illustrated. Part of the 'Dig for Victory' campaign during 2nd World War. The 'Dig for Victory Exhibition' was held in the Great Central Hall on 24-27 February 1943. " The object of the exhibition was to encourage increased production of vegetables, etc... And to show how best old methods could be applied".." This Pamphl... View more info

The Petrified Mariner

By: Baker, Denys Val

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108645

ISBN: 0718304721

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Blue boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. Boards have a very little edge 'fading', hardly noticable, o/w VG, clean and crisp cornered. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Wrapper illustration by Donald Swan. Some general slight shelfwear and the rear dustjacket cover, which is plain grey/silver is speckled all over in white - from ? Rubbing or adhereing to another surface ? But it looks uniformly 'pretty/patterned', and is quite attractive! ... View more info

The Trumpeter Swan. (SIGNED Copy) Its History, Habits and Population in the United States. No 63.

By: Banko, Winston E.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Usa, US Fish and Wildlife Service: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 107016

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


North American Fauna, Covers and spine faded, small Name/writing on inner front cover, 214pp, black/white frontis and illus. , internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Signed by Author. "Distribution and status, habitat, life cycle, polulation, management, bibliography. Appendixes on measurement of eggs, food analysis, excerpt from "Observations on the genera of the swans"; 107016; 8vo (large); Signed by Author View more info

The Evening Rise . Fifty Years of Fly Fishing

By: Bateman H. M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111105

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


'Brick' coloured boards with bright silver-gilt titling, and fish decoration to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial, Bateman illustrated, dustjacket. At some point the edges of this book have been near to somewhere damp and the top fron and rear edge of the book shows a little former exposure to damp - ie: slight darkening/discolouration but overall the books' covers are VG. The dustjacket has suffered the same fate and a former owner has internally strength... View more info

Spanish Galicia

By: Bell Aubrey F. G.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112913

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown boards with bright orange titling to the spine, and a single orange border to the front board. No dustjacket. Very slight wear to the extremities (negligible) and the covers are now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and the book looks Near Fine. The page fore-edges are foxed/spotted and the top edge is 'dusty'. Internally some light and patchy foxing with some (very light) scattered foxing/patches here and there in the book o/w No Inscr... View more info

Namib . Dawn to Twilight

By: Bergerot, Sylvie & Eric Robert (Written In Collaboration with Dr. Jean-Paul Roux. )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Southern Book Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Seller ID: 111125

ISBN: 1868122700

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Dark blue boards. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is NOT price-clipped. There is some VERY slight fading to the base colour of the spine (negligible) although the lettering is still bright and clear. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks.158 pp. Illustrated with superb colour photographs and b/w maps (by Suzanne Roux). Bibliography; Acknowledgements. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. "This book encapsulates ... View more info

Water Colour Drawings. (The Water-Colour Drawings of Thomas Bewick)

By: Bewick, Thomas (Probably From Thomson, David Croal)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London?, Barbizon House?: 1930?

Edition: ?Limited Edition

Seller ID: 108633

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


This is NOT the book - but an Ex Reference Library bound Slipcase in which there are 35 loose captioned grey card sheets with full coloured tipped on prints - with 2 small prints on 5 of the sheets - making a Total of 40 prints in all, as called for in this book. A few have creased and torn edges and one is missing 3/4 of the print, but the rest are Fine/Near Fine. So basically a 'Working use' set of prints. For people who would like to have individual prints as works of... View more info

Charles Darwin . A Man of Enlarged Curiosity

By: Brent, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111218

ISBN: 0434085952

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Rebound by the Library in a textured burgundy black flecked 'rexine' type binding with NO titling to the spine or covers. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which has been slightly close trimmed to the bottom edge (presume during the re-binding) , but is Not price-clipped and although there is some slight edgewear to the top edge of the dustjacket, the d/j has NO library markings and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and... View more info

The Horse in Husbandry

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Farming Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111020

ISBN: 085236217X

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Orange boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has some VERY slight fading to the edges of the front cover and there is one small tear to the top rear corner of the dustjacket which is now neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (ix) + 112 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and colour prints. References and Select Bi... View more info

A History of the English Turf . Complete in 2 Volumes 1904 -1930. Supplementary to History of the English Turf by Sir T. A. Cook.

By: Browne Captain T. H.

Price: £59.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co Ltd,: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8972

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Original tan cloth boards with identical green titlings and identical horse and jockey illustration on the front covers. A single horseshoe 'motif' on the spine indicates Volume 1, and 2 horseshoes indicate the same for Volume 2 . (Dated 1931 - The First Edition - but as the binding is a variant it MAY be a Second printing? - or maybe the Gilt titled edition is the second print? ). NO dustjackets. VERY light edgewear to the boards - negligible. Books are now in a new pro... View more info

SW

By: Browne, Anthony; (translated Into Welsh by) Dylan Williams

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Gwasg y Dref Wen: 1995

Edition: 1st Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 112307

ISBN: 1855961652

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Book. The Welsh Version of Browne's lovely Children's book originally published in English in 1992 entitled 'ZOO'. Translated (Addasiad) into Welsh by Dylan Williams. Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are some very light smudge and scratch marks to the boards - negligible shelfwear - NO damage or scuffs - and there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with colour plates. Overall, apart f... View more info

Those Perplexing Argentines

By: Bruce, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 004838

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean navy blue boards, red title block to spine with gilt titling/borders. A light crease line to the spine and the corners and head/tail of spine are slightly 'bumped'. In the original publisher's black/white lettered dustjacket which is chipped and edge worn/torn - but is now repaired and in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Top page fore-edge crimson. The remaining page fore-edges slightly 'tanning'. ALL hinges tight. (x) + (6)... View more info

Notes & Jottings from Animal Life

By: Buckland Frank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co: 1886

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 9329

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Light tan cloth boards with (slightly dulled) gilt titling to the spine and a gilt/maroon illustration to the front cover. No dustjacket. The boards have some rubbing to the extremities, some rub marking to the spine, and particularly to the corners where a couple of Tips only are through to the boards, a little bumping to the head/tail of the spine, but NO damage. All hinges are sound and tight. Plain dark brown endpapers - with a former owners' heraldic bookplate (Harr... View more info