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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 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

Woman's Weekly Dream Book

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: (1940)

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 000229


Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Early Edition. 8vo (slim booklet). Slim woman's weekly booklet containing lists of everyday dreams and their meanings. From ABANDON to ZOO. Covers have become detached from main body of book. Advertisements on inner covers and back cover. Rusty staples. No date, circa 1930/40. LOVELY PERIOD ITEM. Illustrated in black and white.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Woman's Weekly Luck Book

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: (1940)

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 000230


Soft Cover. No Jacket. Early Edition. 8vo (slim booklet). Slim woman's weekly booklet containing lists of everyday dreams and their meanings. . Advertisements on inner covers and back cover. Rusty staples. No date, circa 1930/40. LOVELY PERIOD ITEM. Illustrated in black and white. A collection of superstitions, signs of good and bad fortune that will intrigue you. The Gypsies say - these old romany superstitions are bound to come true. Subjects discussed in this booklet ... 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

Facts About Korea

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Korean Overseas Information Service: 1993

Edition: Revised (and Condensed) Edition

Seller ID: 110053


Card covers, laminated. Ex library - Minimal marks. Label to spine, corner creased. 160pp. Illustrated in colour. Contents include: - Music for the National Anthem, Tourism, Education, Women, Culture, Arts, The Media, Social Welfare, etc, etc. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 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

Changing Times Welsh Women Writing on the 1950s and 1960s

By: Beddoe, Deirdre

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dinas Powys, Wales, UK, Honno: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 109901


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. No Inscriptions or Marks. 284 pp. Illustrated in b/w. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "Documenting the experiences of women in the 1950s and 1960s by presenting their own autobiographical accounts, Changing Times features sections on a range of issues from childhood and chapel to unmarried mothers and the swinging sixties. The detailed introduction sets th... View more info

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THE BOOK of HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT; Comprising Information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Upper and Under House-Maids... Etc, Etc,... Also, Sanitary, Medical, & Legal Memoranda; ...

By: Beeton Mrs Isabella

Price: £325.00

Publisher: 248, Strand, WC. London, S. O. Beeton,: 1864

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 113875


In what I assume is the Original Publisher’s decorated quarter leather binding over purple (now patchily faded) 'pebble' cloth boards, with gilt titling to the spine - the gilt is very rubbed and some of the gilt lettering rubbed off completely, and (slightly faded) gilt title to the front board. The cloth is rubbed through to the boards on the corners, and the leather is split/splitting to either side of the spine, which seems to have been re-glued at some point in th... View more info

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A History of the Town of Belfast from the Earliest Times to the Close of the Eighteenth Century. & A History of the Town of Belfast from 1799 Till 1810 Together with Some Incidental Notices on Local Topics and Biographies of Many Well-Known Families. (2 Volumes Bound As One) - a Benn 'family related' item with an 1877 letter, etc.

By: Benn George

Price: £545.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co. ,: 1877/80

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113607


Benn's 'History of the Town of Belfast...' consists of two volumes, here bound together in full red leather with bright gilt titling and decoration. 5 raised bands to the spine with gilt decorated banding and gilt decoration in the compartments. A black leather title label with titling in gilt. The front and rear covers have gilt banding and the front cover has the Royal Coat of Arms in bright gilt in the centre. Some of the leather is rubbed/scraped to the edges in plac... View more info

Elements of Morality In Easy Lessons for Home and School Teaching

By: Bray , Mrs Charles (Caroline ‘cara’)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co. ,: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109283


Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and the front cover. The front board has black banding/decoration and the rear cover has the same decoration but blind stamped. This is the ORIGINAL First Edition 1882. Floral endpapers. (No half title - was there ever one? ) Two former owners' names/dates in ink on the top of the Title page. 156 pp. Contents are divided into 2 Parts - Part 1 has 13 Chapters with titles including = 'Life and Love'; 'Home and Love'; 'Home... View more info

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The Feud in the Chalet School

By: Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, W. & R. Chambers Ltd: (1962)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109883


No Date (1962). Blue boards with gilt titling/banding to the spine. In the ORIGINAL publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The spine is VERY lightly bumped head/tail and with a tiny line of 'fading/discolouration' at the top/bottom edges - all pretty negligible - o/w the covers are VG+. The dustjacket is price-clipped and has a couple of very tiny closed tears (repaired to the reverse with clear archival tape) and a very little surface edgewear to the extremities but the dust... View more info

Shirley. ( Volume 2 - ONE Volume Only from the 7 Volume ' Haworth Edition ' )

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112239


A SINGLE 'Odd' volume - 'SHIRLEY' - Volume 2 ONLY - from 'The Haworth Edition' of 'The Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and her Sisters' which is in Seven Volumes, with an Introduction to the Works By Mrs Humphrey Ward, and an Introduction and Notes to the Life of Clement K. Shorter. This second volume in the set is in the original (uniform) sage green cloth boards with bright gilt lettering/banding to the spine and gilt monogram decoration to the front cover. There is... View more info

Common-Sense Housekeeping

By: BROWNE, Phillis

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Petter & Galpin:

Edition: ?1st

Seller ID: 61046


Brown Cloth / Black stamped decorative Boards. Gilt titling to spine and front board. All edges gilt. Some 'fading'/old staining to front and rear boards Probable FIRST EDITION - No date but no mention of 'thousands' either - states in the Preface that ...."The Papers contained in this bookappeared originally in Cassell's Family Magazine. They are now published in a handy form in the hope that they may find favour with a still larger circle of readers". Ta... View more info

Angel in the Studio . Women in the arts and crafts movement, 1870-1914

By: Callen, Anthea

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Astragal Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111948


Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is light creasing and very light edge-wear to the dustjacket corners, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Content's include women's design achievements in the fields of ceramics, embroidery, jewellery, metalwork, lacemaking, interior decoration, architecture, engraving, bookbinding and graphics. (10) + 232 pp. Illustrated... View more info

Feminist Review . Issue 5

By: Campbell Beatrix; Azar Tabari; Margaret Stacey and Others

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Pluto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001687


1980 Issue 5 of this Feminist magazine. To develop the theory of Women's Liberation and debate the political perspectives and strategy of the movement.. Covers a little creased and scuffed but complete and sound. 107 pp. Small triangular piece of masking tape stuck inside back cover by previous owner to strengthen cover where creased. Clean tight and bright. Contents cover : - Feminist Sexual Politics; The Enigma of Veiled Iranian Women; Women and Power; Are Women's Nove... View more info

WRITING LIVES - CONVERSATION BETWEEN WOMEN WRITERS

By: CHAMBERLAIN MARY

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, VIRAGO: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 7350


Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Overall A Clean, Tight and Bright copy . . The covers have been protected with a stuck on plastic cover. "This delightful collection brings together the older geneation of Virago's writers with their younger successors, who interview them, creating a wide-ranging picture of twentieth-century women's writing. Novelists, journalists, poets and historians recall their childhood and early years, and tell how the challe... View more info

On the MANAGEMENT and EDUCATION of CHILDREN: Being Mrs. Child's "Mother's Book," Revised and Adapted to the Use of English Parents and Teachers

By: Child Mrs ( Lydia Maria Francis Child 1802-1880 )

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker, West Strand,: 1838

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 112910


In black half leather with 6 gilt bands and marbled paper covered boards. The covers are rubbed/scraped and generally worn, but sound with all hinges tight. There is a 1 inch by half inch scrape to the leather right across where the gilt tiltle was - now only 'Moth..' and 'B' in gilt are just about visable of the original - 'Mother's Book'. It sounds worse than it is and it really only needs a new title label to make the book look pretty good. The page fore-edges are spe... View more info

Mosaics from India . Talks about India, Its Peoples, Religions and Customs

By: Denning Margaret Boehme

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chicago; New York; Toronto, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112947


Book By Margaret BOEHME Denning. In the original sand-brown cloth with the titling in black (possibly very dark green) to the spine - the front cover is titled and decorated simulating a 'mosaic' format with an Elephant design surrounded by a 'tile' pattern and the Title and Author picked out in 'mosaic' style lettering/decoration in black (or very dark green) /cream - a Delightful binding! . No dustjacket. The cloth covers are slightly 'bumped' to the head/tail of the s... View more info

FASHIONABLE LIFE

By: EASTMAN, MARY H.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B Lippincott and Co.: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50251


Blue cloth, blind stamped sl. decorated boards, with a gilt title to the spine, but no publishers legend. The head and tail of the spine is a little scuffed, chipped, faded and bumped, but complete. All hinges sound. Yellow flecked endpapers. x + 394 pp. The Author's Dedication reads " To Virginia, My Dear and Only Daughter.........I have not attempted to describe the Opera, the Ball-Room, the Matinee. These, the Highways of Fashionable Life are open, in our cou... View more info