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The Four Horsemen Ride .

By: " Trooper "

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111565


In the original brick-red boards with deep black titling to the spine. The base colour to the spine is slightly faded but all lettering is clear. No dustjacket BUT the former owner has made his own d/j by using a clear plastic cover then photocopying, in b/w, the title, author, the publisher and a photo from the book and making a 'collage' of the copies appropriately inside the clear plastic cover to the spine and the front cover, thus protecting the book and simulating ... View more info

Katechismus Der Christlichen Lehre. Zum Gebrauch in Den Evangelischen Kirchen Und Schulen Des Köningreichs Hannover. Mit Könglichem Allergnädigstem Privilegio.

By: (Lutheran Catechism)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Hannover (hanover), P. S. Schluter: (1790/1840?)

Edition: Stereotype Edition

Seller ID: 112316


In Contemporary (to the book) brown cloth boards with No titling to the spine. Plain endpapers. Lacks all before Title page. Vignette to Title page. No Date - but presumably a reprint as 'Stereotyp Ausgabe' is printed under the attractive b/w vignette on the Title page. - the detail (dedication? ) on the reverse of the Title page is dated 1790, but...? . The paper/print is certainly late 18th/19th Century. 175 pp. (+1 page at the end = 'Das Ein mal Ein'. ). NO Inscriptio... View more info

Letters from Wales

By: Abse, Joan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bridgend, Seren (The Book Imprint of Poetry Wales Press): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113435


Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered/decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price clipped. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 336 pp. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "This fascinating anthology of letters ranges over eight centuries of life in Wales and provides an enthralling commentary on its development. The letters bring Welsh history to life through vivid vignettes of personal experience an... View more info

Nazism and Stalinism . A Suitable Case for Comparison? . New Appreciations 39.

By: Acton Edward

Price: £3.99

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112986


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Number Thirty-Nine in the 'New Appreciations' series (formerly 'New Appreciations in History' Series). A former owners' small b/w name and address label on the foot of the title page o/w No Inscriptions or Marks.. 48 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Notes; Further Reading. "Soviet and German Society; Ideology; The Dictator; The State - Autonomous, Propaganda; Murderous.....". Looks Unread/untouched. Other titl... View more info

The Railways of England

By: Acworth, W. M.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1890

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 61245


In the original Publisher's quarter cloth - the spine being a mustard colour with gilt titling, and the remaining 2/3rds boards being dark blue with bright gilt titling to the front board. A little 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine but NO chipping or similar. A previous owners' name and date in ink (2 dates - passed down in the family it would appear) on the front pastedown. Decorative endpapers. (xvi) + 427 pp. A tissue-guarded (tissue with a few foxing spots) b/w... View more info

Illuminations . A Novel

By: Aczel, Tamas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1982

Edition: 1st UK Edn

Seller ID: 112595


Grey blue cloth bound boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are crease marks running through the surface of the boards and there is very light creasing to the dustjacket corners. There is a scratch mark and a crease line to the rear dustjacket cover, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (vii) + 375 pp. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this... View more info

Puritans . Religion and Politics in Seventeenth Century England and America

By: Adair, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK, Sutton Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition (2nd Edition Revised)

Seller ID: 110113


Large format paperback, In the original publisher's pictorial card covers which have a very few smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light. No dustjacket as issued. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the 'Half-Title' page o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 302 pp; Index. This is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'New' copy that looks as if it is unread/untouched. " This volume traces the... View more info

Through Gates of Seoul . Trials and Tales of Yi Dynasty. Volume I

By: Adams, Edward B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Taewon Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 112440


Green cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and bright gilt Korean titling to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket is near complete but is rubbed and worn all over; along with edge-wear, chipping and tears which are neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape. There is fading to the base colour of the dustjacket spine although the lettering is still bright and clear. The... View more info

The Noble Revolt The Overthrow of Charles I

By: Adamson, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110708


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Burgundy boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket. The boards have a couple of very slightly bumped corners and a very slightly creased spine. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 742 pp. Illustrated in colour with b/w maps. Appendix; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index. Overall, apart fom the very minor 'faults', as detai... View more info

Grandeur and Misery France's Bid for Power in Europe, 1914-1940

By: Adamthwaite, Anthony

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Arnold (A Division of Hodder Headline): 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 108930


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. (xx) + 276 pp, illustrated in b/w, plus maps, and tables. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the bottom corner of the front half-title endpaper o/w No Inscriptions or Marks. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright, near 'AS New' copy. "A central question in European history is how did a great power pre-eminent in 1918 lie defeated by the same enemy less t... View more info

The Champagne Campaign The Spectacular Airborne Invasion That Turned the Tide of Battle in France in 1944

By: Adleman, Robert H. & Colonel George Walton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110688


Green boards that have No titling or publisher's details. (? ) Odd but as the Map endpapers are securely in place and bright and clean, it doesn't look rebound. (? ) . The Pictorial Dustjacket is not price-clipped. Otherwise No Inscriptions or Marks. (xiv) + 298 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and map endpapers. Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. " This gives a remarkable account of the highly succ... View more info

L. of C. (Lines of Communication). Being the Letters of a Temporary Officer in the Army Service Corps

By: Agate, Captain James E.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109792


Green cloth boards, which a former owner has attempted to 'improve' by re-titling/lettering the spine (which has faded) in ink. The rubbed and worn extremities have been coloured green in an attempt to match the cloth colour. No dustjacket. The inner hinges have been reglued neatly but, apart from some light foxing/browning mainly to the first few and the last few pages, internally the book is Good plus to VG with no marks. An old Mudies Library Label on the front pasted... View more info

The Aesthetics and Vocabulary of Nakshi Kantha. Bangladesh National Museum Collection

By: Ahmad, Perveen

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Bangladesh, Bangladesh National Museum: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112396


Maroon rexine-type (pseudo leather) boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. However there is some VERY light rubbing/creasing to the dustjacket, (mainly to the TIPS of the corners & head/tail of the d/j spine - NO chips/tears) together with some light fading to the BASE colour of the dustjacket spine & the very edges of the d/j covers, which has changed almost imperceptabl... View more info

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A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc.

By: Ainslie Sir Robert

Price: £1,995.00

Publisher: London, R. Bowyer: 1812

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113312


A Folio of " A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc." . This is a Selection taken from Ainslie's 2 collection of Views, each containing 48 views, originally published separately in 1801 and 1803. The Front and Rear (grey/green paper covered) Original boards are Detached and Scuffed/Scruffy, The title label on the front cover is torn away and only retains the word 'Views', and there... View more info

Turkish Gambit

By: Akunin, Boris; Andrew Bromfield

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition UK; First Printing

Seller ID: 111598


Dark green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is very light browning to the top page fore-edge, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. (6) + 230 pp. Overall, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "The Russo-Turkish war is at a critical juncture, and Erast Fandorin, broken-hearted and disillusioned,... View more info