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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

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

Mexico . Famous Archaeological relics

By: Aldana Carlos Lopez ?

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mexico, Carlos Lopez Aldana: (1925)

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 107100


"The sites covered are : Copilco, Cuicuilco, Teotihuacan Pyramids, Monte Alban, Palenque, El Tajin, A Period Government Authorized Tourist Guide. Mitla, Uxmal, Xochicalco, Tula, Chichen-Itza, Cholula, Malinalco, Huexotla, Calixtlahuaca, Tenayuca, Coatlinchan, Teopanzolco, and Tenochtitlan." Covers sunned, slight loss to tail of spine, unpaginated, illustrated in black/white, NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS, internally CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. No date, c 1925?; 8vo Sl... View more info

Iron Horses . American Locomotives, 1829-1900

By: Alexander, E. P.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 111448


This is a slightly altered reprint of the Unabridged republication of the original edition published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc,. New York, 1941. Laminated pictorial card covers with white titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions or Marks. 240 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings of Locomotives. Bibliography. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "The steam locomotive... View more info

Nothing Like it in the World The Men That Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: £3.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Touchstone Edition

Seller ID: 108926


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the front free endpaper o/w No Inscriptions or Marks. Paper is lightly browning uniformly - but it was printed on cheap paper . Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright, near Fine copy. 432 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Maps, etc. "Story of the men who built the railways through the plains of the midwest: inv... View more info

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Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION

By: Anderson Sherwood

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library, Franklin Center,: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113399


A Very Good copy but has slight fading to the spine - all gilt titling/decoration is very clear but just a little less bright than on the rest of the covers. Genuine FULL LEATHER covers, decorated in Gilt and Red Leather. Bright Gilt decorated tooling to front and rear boards, but not quite so bright leather or gilt to the spine. 4 Plain raised bands to the spine bordering the decoration/compartments and titling/lettering. All Edges bright Gilt. (Gilt VERY slightly rubbe... View more info

Architecture in America

By: Andrews Wayne

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1960

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 60176


Hardback. Good Plus/Good+ with Chipped Edges. 1st Edition (uk). Ex-Lib Usual Stamps and Marks. 7¾" - 11¾" Tall Chunky. A photographic history from the Colonial Period to the present. Introduction by Russell Lynes.; 60176; Ex-Library View more info

Picture Show Annual 1958. For People Who go to the Pictures

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: 1957/8

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 000134


No Jacket. Early Edition. 4to. Pictorial boards, knocked corners otherwise VERY GOOD. Facsimile 'signed' printed photographs of the major/minor stars of the period. Front covers pictures Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer in a scene from War and Peace. Frontispiece - Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant in a scene from An Affair to Remember. Contains interesting information about the stars and their home lives, their latest films - with loads of 'clips', and plenty of lively gossip an... View more info

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Picture Show Annual 1959. For People Who Go to the Pictures

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: 1958/9

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000136


Pictorial Board Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to. On front cover - Dirk Bogarde and Yoko Tani in 'The Wind Cannot Read'. Frontispiece - Danny Kaye and Pier Angeli with Angelina the Chimpanzee in 'Merry Andrew'. Includes facsimile signed prints of photographs of the stars of the time including Audrey Hepburn; Mel Ferrer; Danny Kaye; Pier Angeli; Debroah Kerr; Grace Kelly; Marlon Brando; Cary Grant; Marilyn Monroe. Contains interesting information about the ... View more info

Star T.V & Film Annual 1967

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000137


Pictorial Board Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to. Roger Moore who was then the Saint before he was James Bond is pictured on the front cover. Includes an article about Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. Also an article about Cliff Richard. Profusely illustrated with photographs of the stars of the time. 86 pp.; 000137; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Echo. The Children's Village Inc., Youth Government., Leaders of Tomorrow Our Liberties We Prize Our Rights for American Youth We Will Maintain. 1851-1951.

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, The Children's Village:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 107512


ND but ?1951/2. Yearbook Board......." Yearbook printed and published by the students of The Echo Hills School at The Children's Village, Dobbs Ferry on Hudson, New York as their classbook and record of the year's activities. This year on the occaision of our One Hundredth Anniversay we present this Centennial Edition telling the story of our first one hundred years." The Children's Village Dobbs Ferry On Hudson still exists today! Blue textured boards are cle... View more info

Cat's Eye

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1989

Edition: 1st UK Edn

Seller ID: 112606


Dark blue cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and with bright gilt decorations to the front board. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are indents running down both the dustjacket and cloth spine. There is also edge-wear and creasing to the dustjacket extremities. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. There are NO inscriptions or other marks... View more info

The Pictorial History of the American Civil War

By: Barnes Jeremy

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Brompton: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109041


Black boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. This has tiniest of shelfwear (small creases to the head of the spine, etc) o/w the book and d/j is Fine and the whole book has NO Inscriptions or Marks. 208 pp. Profusely Illustrated in colour and b/w , An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'FINE' copy. "The book provides a unique look at America's bloodiest war. It covers the armies, battles, weapon... View more info

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The Wine Bird (SIGNED Copy)

By: Barnie, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Llandyssul, Cardigan, South Wales UK, Gomer Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113426


SIGNED presentation copy - Signed by the Author on the Title page. Correct title is 'THE WINE BIRD' and NOT 'The Winebird' - as Amazon have it listed! Together with a loose postcard, hand-written and also Signed by the Author. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. 56 pps. " A collection of 19 short fiction works presenting portraits of various lonely characters, their hopes and fears, and their individuality while facing l... View more info

The American West . the Pictorial Epic of a Continent

By: Beebe, Lucius; Charles Clegg

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112455


Quarter bound cream boards with bright gilt titling on a red cloth spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are very light crease marks to the dustjacket corners and there is a very small surface mark to the top of the boards, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 511 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w plates by E. S. Hammack. Bibliography. Included are loose relevant newspaper cuttings. These include a b/w... View more info

Soldier's Glory . Being ' Rough Notes of an Old Soldier '

By: Bell, Major General Sir George ( Arranged and Edited By His Kinsman Brian Stuart )

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons Ltd: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111548


Red cloth boards, Very dulled gilt titling to spine, spine and tips of the corners of boards slightly faded, head/tail of spine lightly bumped. No dustjacket - BUT the former owner has made his own d/j by using a clear library plastic cover then photocopying, in b/w, the title, author, the publisher and the original text from the d/j flaps (where from I have no idea? ) and this has protected the book. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Page fore edges lightly, but uniformly, browning. A l... View more info

Native North American Art

By: Berlo, Janet Catherine & Ruth B. Phillips

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111243


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has very slight edge wear, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (ix) + 291 pp. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates and maps. Notes; List of Illustrations; Bibliographical Essay; Timeline; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "Ranging from the early pre-contact per... View more info

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The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography. An Extensive Series of Maps, Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries and the Latest Political Divisions of Territory in all Parts of the World. Compiled and Engraved from the Most Authentic Sources.

By: Blackie W. G.

Price: £1,050.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son.: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113798


Modern? (ish) half leather, bound with a heavy plain black unlettered leather spine, with 4 raised bands, and corners over burgundy cloth boards. Reinforced inner hinge in blue 'cloth' with marbled paper endpapers stuck down to white card, and similar to the rear endpapers - which in this case should be 'endcards'. These 'endcards' have the half title and the last page stuck down to these white card endpapers. Possibly an Amateur binder? . Large Folio/Small Elephant Foli... View more info

East of the Sun The Conquest and Settlement of Siberia

By: Bobrick, Benson

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110815


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped and has slight fading to the base colour of the spine although the lettering is still bright and clear. The paper is uniformly cream and the page fore-edges are slightly tanned, otherwise there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. 542 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and b/w maps. Source Notes; Bibliograpy; Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faul... View more info

Dragons At War . 2-34th Infantry in the Mojave

By: Bolger, Daniel P.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: California, Presidio: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110334


The Dustjacket has been reinforced internally with masking tape at head/tail of spine overlapping to exterior approx 4mm by the previous owner. 338 pp. Internally clean bright and tight. NO INSCRIPTIONS. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Illustrated in black and white. "Army Task Force 2-34 training in the Mojave Desert." ; 8vo View more info