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PRACTICAL PIGEON RACING

By: "OLD HAND" OF PIGEON RACING NEWS & GAZETTE

Price: £27.70

Publisher: S & D BISHOP LTD ND H/B:

Seller ID: 8964


V GOOD BOXFBB; 8964 View more info

A Peculiar Music. Emily Bronte. Poems for Young Readers Chosen and Introduced and Annotated By Naomi Lewis.

By: (introduced By Naomi Lewis)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003128


Blue boards, gilt titling to spine, head/tail of spine slightly bumped. Minimal ex lib marks to e/p's and two lines of numbers on reverse of t/p otherwise very good+ . Frontis is a page from the notebook headed 'Emily Jane Bronte. Transcribed Feb 1844. Gondal Poems,' probably the MS. 'discovered' by Charlotte in the autumn of 1845, prevserved by the Rev Arthur B Nicholls long after the death of Emily and his wife Charlotte, and now in the British Museum. The first ver... View more info

Christmas Card

By: , Illustrated by (JOHN) HASSALL

Price: £10.00

Seller ID: 61131


Good+ to Very Good. 11.5cm x 16cm. Front of card depicts a man carrying holly in a basket on his back. He is wearing all red but for a green cloak and a black hat. The card reads 'with best wishes for Christmas and the New Year' and inscribed both on the front and inside.; 61131 View more info

The Organ Grinders Garden. Poems Younger Children Love.

By: , Illustrated by Helen & Alf Evers

Price: £28.00

Publisher: USA, Rand McNally & Co: 1938

Seller ID: 61132


Good ++/NO D/W. 1st US. 4to. signed presentation copy by compiler (Marjorie Barrows). Decorated e/ps. Inscribed on e/p. Compiled by Marjorie Barrows. Cloth bound boards with full page colour illustration of a man with a monkey and a music box. Corners slightly bumped and knocked. Few marks on boards.; 61132 View more info

Reynard the Fox, After the German Version of Goethe

By: , Illustrated by J. Wolf.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM PICKERING: 1853

Seller ID: 61076


Hard Cover. Very Good/NO D/W. First Edition. EX LIB MINIMAL MARKS. 12mo - over 6" - 9". Foxing. Frontispiece. Small ex-lib stamps. Name/Writing on inner front board. In protective plastic film. 320 pp. . Joseph Wolf was a noted illustrator of birds and animals. German by birth, he came to England in 1848, contributed to the Zoological Society publications and Gould's bird books. ; 61076 View more info

Tom Thumb

By: , Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, F Warne & Co:

Seller ID: 61145


Pictorial Cover. Good+. EARLY EDT. 21cm x 26cm. no date, circa 1900. Paper spine cracked, ink blobs on covers, covers crumpled. 'Lovely Brooke plates'. SCARCISH TITLE. Foxing. Colour and b/w illustrations. Front cover portrays Tom Thumb with the King and Queen in pink and brown.; 61145 View more info

Dracula.

By: , Illustrated by Tom Barling

Price: £35.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Grosset and Dunlap Inc: 1976

Seller ID: 61096


Card Cover. Very Good. 1st Thus. 8vo - over 7" - 10" Tall. Abridged from the world famous horror story. Illustrated in full colour.; 61096 View more info

First Class

By: ?Quantas? /Australian

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1980

Seller ID: 004820


A promotional production, a series of illustrated anecdotes. 22 stories by famous Oz Authors - including Henry Lawson, Charles Thatcher, Eleanor Dark, Louis Becke, etc. A book about Australia. Illustrated advertising book probably produced by Quantas? promoting All Things 'Australian' , with advertising subscribers. Rear hinge has been reglued. Illustrated laminated covers, clean. Slight split to head of spine, ink mark to head of spine. Illustrated endpapers. 248pp. ... View more info

Christ in the Synagogue

By: Aaronson, L.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105636


Previous owner has repaired dustwrap to reverse with cream masking tape, dustwrap is grubby, cream boards, small stain to rear cover, head/tail of spine lightly bumped. Green title label to spine with bright gilt titling. Offsetting. Presentation Name/writing on front endpaper. 208pp. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT; 105636; 8vo (large) View more info

CHAHAR AND DAGOR MONGOL BUREAUCRATIC ADMINISTRATION; 1912-1945

By: ABERLE DAVID F

Price: £16.34

Publisher: NEW HAVEN, HRAF PRESS: 1962

Seller ID: 60804


Card Cover. Good plus/very Good. 1st Edn. 8vo.; 60804 View more info

Mine Boy

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Dorothy Crisp and Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 002450


1st (1946), not dated. Crossed out former owners name on title page. Mark on front pastedown otherwise very clean, tight and bright copy. Dustwrap looks good despite the previous owners 'improvements' (strengthening with masking tape to reverse on spine and edges.) Colouring to edges of boards where rubbed to match. Overall a near very good copy. 183 pp. Clean and bright. Scarce early novel by Abrahams.; 002450; 8vo Slim View more info

Dark Testament

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004629


Dustwrap torn and chipped with some loss, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Orange boards, clean, edges slightly dusty, black titling to spine, corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Inscriptions on front pastedown. Light foxing. 160pp. Main body of book CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 004629; 8vo View more info

Ask the Bloody Horse

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £4.35

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002383


56 pp. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Collection of the author's poetry.; 002383; 8vo Slim View more info

The Revolt of the Mind. a Case History of Intellectual Resistance Behind the Iron Curtain

By: Aczel, Tamas, and Meray, Tibor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004005


Blue boards, bright gilt illus to front board and gilt titling to spine. Previous owner has repaired edges of dustwrap to reverse with masking tape. Apart from offsetting/foxing very good. 449pp. Edges of pages slightly stained. Overall CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Postwar Hungary and the story of the struggle between the artist and the commissar, a struggle being waged wherever the Communist Party determines what writers may write, painters may paint, and composers compose.... View more info

Poetry Wales. (volume 10, No 4)

By: Adams, Sam (editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Swansea, Christoper Davies Ltd:

Seller ID: 003212


109pp. Covers slightly worn at edges, internally clean tight and bright. In memory of the maker - Peter Levi's sermon for David Jones. Plus new poems from; A M Rhys, B G Ashton, John Pook, Robert Minhinnick, Christopher O'Neill, R George Thomas, Patrick Thomas etc etc. Articles and reviews including Peter Abbs on R S Thomas and Ted Hughes. Black/white photograph of David Jones.; 003212; 8vo View more info

POETRY WALES, Summer 1973, Vol 9, No 1

By: Adams, Sam (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Carmarthenshire, Christoper Davies Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 003250


96pp. plus adverts at end of book. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Contents include; Gillian Clarke - In Pisgah graveyard, John Tripp - In memory of Idris Davies, Welsh poems by W R P George, Eldra Jarman and Gilbert Ruddock translated by Gilbert Ruddock etc etc. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 003250; 8vo View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: AESOP

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J Coker & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 000863


Pictorial paper bound boards with plain spine. Partial dustwrap. Offsetting. Previous owners inscription on e/p. No date, circa 1950? Illustrated half title and title page. Foxing to fore edges. Illustrated in colour and black/white. 134 pp. ; 000863; 4to View more info

THE FABLES OF AESOP & OTHERS: TRANSLATED INTO HUMAN NATURE

By: AESOP ILLUSTRATED BY CHARLES H BENNET ENGRAVED BY SWAIN

Price: £163.42

Publisher: W KENT & CO 1857 1ST EDIT H/B:

Seller ID: 9422


GOOD SMALL LOSS TO LOWER EDGE OF P19 SOME GRUBBY MARKS TO PAGES ENDPAPERS RATHER GRUBBY & SMALL STAIN TO BEP FBW; 9422 View more info

Ego 8 Continuing the Autobiography of James Agate

By: Agate, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co Ltd: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105362


Foxing mainly to endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS. Dustwrap dusty, spine sunned slightly, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, chipped at edges. Clean blue boards with bright gilt titling to spine, corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Includes newspaper cutting. 269pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Overall VERY GOOD, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 105362; 8vo View more info

Land of Ice and Fire

By: AHLMANN, Hans Wilhelmsson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002697


Spine slightly sunned. Head/tail of spine bumped. Black and white frontis. 271 pp. Translated from the swedish by Klares and Herbert Lewes. Former owner has written under title; 1st and only issue in English, 1938. Illustrated in black/white. INTERNALLY CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Adventure and exploration on the ice cap and glaciers of Iceland.; 002697; 8vo View more info