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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

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

St Paul's Cathedral; Its History and Architecture; with a Description of All the Monuments.

By: Ammot Brothers

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Amott Brothers & Co:

Seller ID: 001933


No date, circa 1870/80? An advertising booklet for Ammot Bros, opposite St Paul Cathedral. Ammot Bros were silk mercers, linen drapers, mantle and shawl manufacturers and fancy warehousemen. Advert on rear front cover, and rear cover. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Covers repaired/strengthened with clear tape. 61 pp plus catalogue at front and end of book. Internally clean and bright.; 001933; 8vo (slim booklet) View more info

32 Views of Bristol and District

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Callcut and Beavis:

Seller ID: 000119


Very Good/Near Fine. Early Edition. 8vo Oblong. no date circa 1890. 2pp roughly opened, offsetting a little of the blank borders. Rusty staples. Lots of great period printed photographs of the area and surrounding district. Includes photographs of Weston Super Mare, Clevedon, Bath, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Cheddar and Glastonbury Abbey. Red cloth bound boards with gilt decorative titling.; 000119 View more info

History of Kidwelly Castle

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Llanelly, James Davies & Co: 1889

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 001937


Covers have repaired internally near spine with tape. Name/Writing on inner front cover. Covers grubby, worn, creased. Spine reinforced with tape. Rusting staple. 16 pp. Internally clean and bright.; 001937; 8vo (slim booklet) View more info

Six Charming Real Photo Miniatures Cheltenham

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Seller ID: 107289


In paper envelope, slightly stained, small tear, photographs are in fine condition, photographs included; Fountain in Promenade, The Lily Pond Sandford Park, Entrance to Sandford Park, Sandford Park, Winter Gardens, and The Promenade.; 107289; 11 x 6 Cm View more info

A Souvenir of the Royal Naval Barracks Devonport

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Plymouth, W G Swiss and Sons:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 107426


No date, c 1900/10? Stiff black boards with gilt titling to front cover, edges/corners/spine scuffed/knocked, front cover lightly stained, faded gilt decs to front cover. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Illustrated title page. Unpaginated. 20 printed photographs including - general view of Royal Naval Barracks; Gunnery class in drill shed; Battalion on parade; the church; a barrack room; the boys brigade etc., Overall a very good copy, internally EXCELLENT, CLEAN AND BRIGHT; 107426; 4... View more info

Views of the Isle of Man.

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: W. Cowin & Co:

Seller ID: 107713


The Photographic Series. No date (1890/1900's?) Fold out concertina views, first page attached to front pastedown. Illustrated title page is rear pastedown. Red cloth covered boards with bright gilt decorations and titling to front cover. Corners and head/tail of spine knocked. Scribbles/doodles to rear cover in ink. Edges of boards and spine rubbed/worn. Gilt edges/bands to all black and white photographic views of The Isle of Man including; Loch Promenade, Douglas; D... View more info

Photographic Views of Bournemouth and Neighbourhood. .

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Fancy Fair and Oriental House, Bournemouth, J E Beale:

Seller ID: 107714


No date c1900. 30 photographic views (in black and white). Purple cloth covered boards with clear black titling/decs to front cover, sunning to spine and to edges of boards. Corners lightly bumped. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Inner hinge loose. Internally VERY GOOD apart from chips to edges of pages. CLEAN and BRIGHT. Views included; VIEWS FROM EAST AND WEST CLIFF; THE INVALIDS WALK; THE GARDENS; THE PINES; THE WINTER GARDENS AND PAVILION; VIEWS FROM BOSCOBEL TOWER; BRANKSOM... View more info

Oxford (Photographic Views)

By: Anon

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Slatter and Rose:

Seller ID: 107718


Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt titling/illustrations to front cover, gilt is rubbed. Corners bumped. Staples to spine rusting. Spine rubbed. Sunning to covers. NO INSCRIPTIONS. 20 Black and white printed matt photographs including; MAGDALEN COLLEGE; ADDISONS WALK; HIGH STREET; NEW COLLEGE; NEW COLLEGE WINDOW; BROAD STREET; MARTYR'S MEMORIAL; ST JOHN' S COLLEGE; CHRIST CHURCH TOM TOWER; MERTON COLLEGE; OXFORD EIGHT'S; IFFLEY MILL; No date, c 1910?; 107718; 8vo ... View more info

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales, Adapted to the New Poor Law, Franchise, Municipal, and Ecclesiastical Arrangements, and Compiled with a Special Reference to the Lines of Railroad and Canal Communication...(volume 1)

By: Anon

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Glasgow, A FULLARTON & CO ND (?1866): (?1866)

Seller ID: 107776


Title continues...as Existing at the Close of the year 1839 illustrated by a series of maps, forming a complete county atlas of England. Volume 1 only. A - G (ri) only. Leather covered boards with decorative edges, few small spots to front cover, light scrape to rear cover. Corners lightly bumped. Title label missing, blind stamp titling to spine. Includes articles in introduction on English and Welsh languages etc. Black and white frontispiece of 'London from theTower o... View more info

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Lord Methuen in South Africa. Nynehead Monograph Number Two

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nynehead, Somerset, Nynehead Local History Society: 1971

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 107935


No date shown (c1971/2? ) Printed typescript. Clean beige card covers, stapled (rusting slightly). Top edge of rear cover slightly faded. Black and white illustration of medal to front cover (The Queen's South Africa Medal ? ) (2) + 42 pp. Slight foxing mainly to page edges. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Black and white illustrations/map. Small red ink? Mark to edge of first few pps. Internally CLEAN AND BRIGHT. "Letters from General Lord Methuen, to his father in law, William Ay... View more info

Somerset Archaeology and Natural History. The Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society for 1981/82 Vol 126

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Somerset, Printed for the Society By Bigwood & Staple Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 107980


166pp. Cream card covers with black titling/illus to front cover, corners curling. Cup mark to front cover. 166pp. Microfiche included in pocket to inner rear cover. Black/white illustrations. Internally clean and bright. I have quite a few of these transactions. Contact me for discount price if multiples are required. Contents include; ENVIRONMENT OF MAN AT CHEDDAR 11-10,000 YEARS AGO, EXCAVATIONS AT SILVER STREET, SINGLE STOREYED MEDIEVAL HOUSES, MEDIEVAL CHAPEL AT S... View more info

Somerset Archaeology and Natural History. The Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society for 1979/80 VOL 124

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Somerset, Printed for the Society By Bigwood & Staple Ltd: 1981

Seller ID: 107982


166pp. Cream card covers with black titling/illus to front cover, corners curling. Covers are a little dusty, biro Name/writing on rear cover. 188pp. Black/white illustrations. Apart from foxing to endpapers overall internally clean and bright. I have quite a few of these transactions. Contact me for discount price if multiples are required. Pocket to inner rear cover. Contents include; RESCUE EXCAVATIONS AT COMBE HAY, STOKE SUB HAMDON CASTLE, FORTIFIED MANOR HOUSE AT... 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


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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Twenty-Four Costumes of Wales

By: Anon

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Germany, Made in Germany: (1880)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114019


Blue cloth-covered boards with a untitled plain cloth spine. The front board has the title, decorative borders and an heraldic 'Welsh Dragon' tooled in gilt on the front cover, the gilt a little dulled in places. The rear board has blind stamped decoration. The edges and corners are slightly rubbed here and there. NO date or publisher shown other than 'Made in Germany' on the bottom of the front board. This type of publication was usually sold as a gift 'souvenir' and in... View more info

Image for Original Watercolour of DANBURY COMMON, Essex. UK

Original Watercolour of DANBURY COMMON, Essex. UK

By: Anon

Price: £55.00

Publisher: UK, None: 1866

Edition: None

Seller ID: 114020


Delightful Original Watercolour of Danbury Common, Essex, done (presumably? ) by a talented Victorian amateur hand. On the reverse of the watercolour there is written in old fading ink and entitled - 'Danbury Common, Essex, Sept 1866'. No artist named, and was discovered loose in a Mid Victorian Souvenir book, so no provenance either. Measures 12 cm x 8.8 cm. A most attractive ORIGINAL Mid-Victorian Watercolour. See Images. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall View more info

Image for The Cambrian Directory, Or, Cursory Sketches of the Welsh Territories. with a Chart, Comprehending At One View, the Advisable Route-Best Inns-Distances-And Objects Most Worthy of Attention.

The Cambrian Directory, Or, Cursory Sketches of the Welsh Territories. with a Chart, Comprehending At One View, the Advisable Route-Best Inns-Distances-And Objects Most Worthy of Attention.

By: Anon (Attributed To Allen Cliff, Of Worcester)

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Salisbury, J. Easton,: 1800

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113860


FIRST Edition. Near contemporary/or contemporary half green leather (spine and corners) blind stamped decoration to the spine, with marbled boards. A burgundy coloured title label to the spine with bright gilt titling, plus gilt banding and decoration to the spine. Base colour to the spine has drkened to a browny-green with age but all very clean and clear. Extremities a little rubbed, and 2 names, and an address, to the plain front free endpaper, both from a local Carma... View more info

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: 113305


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