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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

La Monaca Di Monza Storia Del Secolo XVII

By: (Rosini Giovanni)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Pisa, Presso Niccolo Capurro: 1829

Edition: Terza Editione (3rd edn) in One Volume

Seller ID: 107352


iv + 550pp including Index. No author given - but from the Dedication - presumed Giovanni Rosini. Dirty half vellum/marbled boards, rubbed, white lib lettering to foot of spine, title label to spine missing, spine dulled, all edges marbled. All hinges secure, label to front pastedown, stamp to front and rear endpaper, 'invisible' blind stamps on title and last page, some light foxing scattered throughout, but internally overall very good, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ... 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

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

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

Jean Michel ALBEROLA - Les Évenements, Les Situations et Les Sentiments.

By: Alberola, Jean-Michel

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Musée De La Ville De Paris: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112790


FRENCH TEXT. Pictorial card covers with black titling to the spine and white titling to the front cover. No dustjacket, as issued. There are NO inscriptions or marks. 152 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w and colour plates. Also Included is an additional related booklet entitled: 'Table des Matieres' by Bernard Marcade. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This is a lovely french language edition of the unique modern art... View more info

Baroque and Rococo Art

By: Andersen Liselotte; Translated from the German by Barbara Berg

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc. ,: 1969

Edition: Presumed First English Edition

Seller ID: 109678


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Dust jacket has a little edgewear to the d/j spine - but negligible more creasing than 'wear' - o/w is FINE. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. All hinges secure. No Inscriptions or Marks. 264 pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour. With a Chronological Table; Bibliography; Index. Internally FINE. This is an EXCELLENT Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. At the time of wri... View more info

Peter the Great . New Appreciations in History 7.

By: Anderson M. S. (edited by E. W. Ives)

Price: £2.99

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1993

Edition: Reprint - Second Edition

Seller ID: 112968


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Number Seven in the 'New Appreciations in History' Series. 32 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Notes; Further Reading. Looks Unread/untouched. Other titles in similar condition in this series available - please enquire if interested. ; New Appreciations in History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

A Liberal State at War English Politics and Economics During the Crimean War

By: Anderson, Olive

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Gregg Revivals: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110829


Navy blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. Covered by a former owner with a clear protective plastic that is stuck down to the endpapers of the book. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the front free endpaper, otherwise NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xi) + 306 pp. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Bibliograpy; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' cop... View more info

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French Cookery for English Homes

By: ANON

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood: 1912

Edition: 5th Imp

Seller ID: 107336


Very good + condition for its age and particularly as it is a cookbook! Light tan/brown boards with clear white titling to front cover and to spine, blue/white plate decorations to front cover, black fleur de lys to front cover and to spine, illus to tail of spine, corners bumped, s lightly creased. Some light browning to endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS, foxing to page edges, 280pp, index, hinges sound. Unillustrated. Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Contents include; soups... View more info

Russian Folk Tales. Folk Tales of the Peoples of the U.S.S.R

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: (1950)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113055


No Date given - but likely 1940s / early 1950? . In red-orange boards with blue decorative titling to the spine and decorated title stamped in blue and white to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has some closed tears (internally repaired with clear archival tape) , some chipping and surface scrapes to the edges but is otherwise complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Internally so... View more info

Image for Miniature German Calender in Book Form. 1914. Book Shaped like a Vase of Pansies.

Miniature German Calender in Book Form. 1914. Book Shaped like a Vase of Pansies.

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Germany, None Given: 1914

Edition: Presumed First German Edition

Seller ID: 113955


A 1914 Calendar in German, printed in black & red. The book is cut out in the shape of a Vase with Pansies, and the front cover is in full vibrant colour with 1914 in gold on the vase. Internally it shows the days of the months with Saint's names for each day. At the end are the names and dates of Jewish Festivals; Genealogies of German 'Rulers' (? Can't read the German? ) , etc; and Postal prices, etc. No publisher shown. Attractive little Miniature shaped book. See Ima... View more info

Image for The History of Switzerland . Form the Conquests of Cesar to the Abdication of Buonaparte Designed for Young Persons.

The History of Switzerland . Form the Conquests of Cesar to the Abdication of Buonaparte Designed for Young Persons.

By: Anon (Grattan, Thomas Colley; Largely Abridged From Joseph Planta's Book]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Harvey & Darton: 1825

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113441


Quarter Leather - with leather spine and original pictorial paper boards. Small loss to head of spine. Corners bumped and knocked. Early Harvey & Darton publication. Small vignette on the paper boards front cover and also on back cover. Small booksellers label in top corner of front pastedown. (Langley of Dorking). (vii) + 316pp. Engraved frontispiece and engraved title page with an engraved vignette. Second Printed Title page. Large Fold-out Map of Switzerland. Front in... View more info

Image for Freyherrn Von Knigge Welt Und Menschenkenntnis Ein Pendant Zu Dem Buche Umgang Mit Menschen  (Freyherrn Von Knigge World and Human Knowledge: A Counterpart to the Book Dealing with People)

Freyherrn Von Knigge Welt Und Menschenkenntnis Ein Pendant Zu Dem Buche Umgang Mit Menschen (Freyherrn Von Knigge World and Human Knowledge: A Counterpart to the Book Dealing with People)

By: Anon (Ludwig Adolf Christian Von Grolmann)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Germany, Auf Kosten Des Verfassers (By the Author): 1796

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 114297


Attractively bound in half leather (spine and corners) with speckled paper-covered boards. 5 raises bands to the pine with gilt banding and gilt floral decorations to each compartment, and a gilt title label. Some rubbling to the extremities as to be expected but hinges sound and overall near VG. All edges red, marbled endpapers, with an integral green ribbon marker inside. (2) + 214 pp. This copy belonged to a member of the VIVIAN family of Swansea and has the name of '... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register and Mentor, Volume V (5) BOUND with ' the Life of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia ....' & 'The History of the Revolution in Portugal, in the Year 1640; or an Account Of....' This Volume 5 Covering December 1812 - April 1813.

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812/13

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112801


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather with gilt titling/banding/small decorations and marbled paper boards. Quite an attractive book, but scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather, and the spine edges have split on the top and bottom edges and are cracking all up the sides. Some small loss there and to the head/tail of the spine and to the rear inner edges. There is ... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register & Mentor, Volume IV (4). BOUND with 'the Life of Charles XII. King of Sweden". Translated from the French. & Now Published with Additions & Corrections.' This Vol 4 Covers May-November 181

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112873


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather and marbled paper boards. Lacking two thirds of the spine leather. NO Title Label. Scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather. However ALL hinges holding tight and the book is holding tight. The page fore-edges are age-toned and have some light staining. The book, as is the other I have listed (Volume 5) , is a slightly odd collat... View more info

Image for Cours d'histoire a l'usage de la jeunesse. - Tome Quatrieme. Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Assyriens des Medes et des Perses, des Grecs, des Carthaginois avec cartes a l'usage des Maisons d'education.

Cours d'histoire a l'usage de la jeunesse. - Tome Quatrieme. Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Assyriens des Medes et des Perses, des Grecs, des Carthaginois avec cartes a l'usage des Maisons d'education.

By: Anon (Various?)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Lyon, J. B. Pelagaud et Cie: 1851

Edition: Nouvelle Edition (New Edition)

Seller ID: 113859


All text in FRENCH. A charming little mid-nineteenth century French educational volume in the original blue paper covered boards and grey cloth spine, a little light rubbing to the extremities of the edges/corners, with a black-printed paper label with a black decorative border to the spine. A former owner's name, address and date (1855) in old ink on the front pastedown. An oval blue (booksellers) stamp under the half title opposite. 232pp. 2 Fold out maps in b/w after ... View more info

The Nautical Magazine for 1876. New Series. A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLV No. I. January, 1876 to No. XII. December, 1876.

By: Anon/Various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113038


In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front board is completely detached, and the rear hinge of the spine is splitting down most of the length, but holding. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned. However in very good condition internally, tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service Library - Crew's Library with their book plate on... View more info