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Which? April to December 1959. No 7

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Consumers' Association Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 106781

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


All 6 covers bound in publishers original hard back binding. Few marks to covers but gilt titling still bright, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, 1 knock to bottom edge of front cover. Internally clean and bright. Illustrated. Contents include; sugar; model train sets; tennis balls; lavatory paper; spin dryer; dish washer; cooling cabinet; medicine; driving schools; smoking cures; toy sewing machines; bird seed; airer driers etc etc. Fascinating social history.; ... View more info

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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

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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

People & Organisations . An Introduction

By: Butler J. T. F.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Business Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47107

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex - REFERENCE Library - Minimal stamps, marks, etc. - One label remaining, and a bar code removed, from the Half-Title, one stamp on the rear endpaper, one at the foot of page 156 and one at the end of the text, o/w NO other marks/markings. In the original publisher's glossy lettered card covers. Protected in a clear Library plastic jacket (Removable). (x) + 173 pp. Contents are divided into 11 Sections and follow the pattern/format of Section One which is on 'The Indiv... View more info

Image for Model of a Horizontal Steam Engine furnished with Meyer's Variable Expansion Gear for the use of General Readers and Elementary Engineering Students.  With a Brief Description of the Parts and the Method of Working and Discussion and Explanation of Zeuner's Valve Diagrams, by Chr. Volkert, Engineer, Nurnberg.

Model of a Horizontal Steam Engine furnished with Meyer's Variable Expansion Gear for the use of General Readers and Elementary Engineering Students. With a Brief Description of the Parts and the Method of Working and Discussion and Explanation of Zeuner's Valve Diagrams, by Chr. Volkert, Engineer, Nurnberg.

By: Chr. Volkert Engineer, Nurnberg. translated and edited by Arnold Philip. Assoc. R. S. M. , B. Sc.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son,: 1896

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114013

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In beige based paper-covered stiff card covers with a black cloth spine. The front cover is pictorial and the rear cover is plain. There is some edge chipping/rubbing to the boards - mainly just to the corners/bottom edge of the plain rear board. All corners a bit rubbed/creased. Endpapers and the page fore-edges browned. Text block is a little loose in the boards but the sewn binding is holding tight. Internally NO Inscriptions or major marks - just the odd light (foxin... View more info

Huntley and Palmers 'BOOK' Box (A Book Shaped Tin)

By: Ephemera

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Huntley and Palmers: c.1930/40

Edition: None

Seller ID: 000957

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1930/40? . Metal box in the shape and appearance of a BOOK. Red with gilt and black decoration........imitating an old 'leather binding'. No Title on 'spine'. Gilt fore edges. Stamp inside box reads 'Huntley and Palmers Biscuits, Reading, London, England.' Signs of use internally, but externally Very Good - one sl.' bump'. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Friendship Book of Francis Gay . A Thought for Each Day for 1950

By: Gay Francis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113959

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


VG, very clean, paper-covered boards in a yellowy colour, with blue and maroon titling and similar coloured illustration on the front cover. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket. Bumped to the corners and head/tail of the spine, but no damage - just light shelf-wear. The dustjacket is a little chipped the head/tail of the spine and has one 'closed' tear to the rear cover of the d/j - all pretty negligible, and the dustjacket is now in a new protective clear -... View more info

Characters and Observations an 18th Century Manuscript

By: Gorell, Lord

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1930

Seller ID: 107814

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Marbled boards, edges rubbed/scuffed. Cloth spine, dulled paper title label to spine, small hole to label. Dark mark to tail of spine where library label has previously been removed? Boards clean. Hinges sound. Marbled endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS. Rough cut pages. 296pp. Library stamp to last page, reverse of title page and to the reverse of double page black and white illustration. Internally EXCELLENT, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Label to rear pastedown - Newport Public Li... View more info

A Short History of Time

By: Holford- Strevens, Leofranc

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110855

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In a dark blue slipcase that has slight smudges/scratches which can only seen if held up to the light. Blue boards which have bright gilt titling to the spine as well as having gilt and black decorations to the front cover. No dustjacket, as issued. There are no Inscriptions or other Marks. (xiii) + 137 pp. Illustrated in b/w with colour plates. Two Appendices; Further reading; Glossary; Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults' to the slipcase, as detailed above, th... View more info

A History of Autobiography in Antiquity (Two Volumes Complete)

By: Misch, Georg (Translated by E. W. Dickes)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited: 1950

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112912

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


From the Preface to this English Edition by Professor Georg Misch = "This book is the English Edition of a work that appeared in Germany over forty years ago. Its publication now in England is connected with the political events which led to the destruction of the German Reich ... Thus there has resulted instead of a simple translation, an enlarged version of the book ...and to thank hospitable England which enabled me to continue my work during the period of Nazi do... View more info

Aquila Alliance College Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

By: Radosz, Thaddeus S. (editor) Makowski, John P. (advisor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: 1967

Seller ID: 004677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


College year book. Includes photo strip, loosely inserted, possibly old student? Reverse of title page reads 'Yearbooks and annuals have usually been dedicated to outstanding individuals who have proven themselves worthy of such honor. We the 1966-67 Aquila staff, dedicate this yearbook not to an outstanding individual but to an entire nation. The people of Poland are now celebrating 1,000 years of Christianity.' NO INSCRIPTIONS. Numerous black and white illustrations.... View more info

Tuck's Souvenir "Letterview" of Carmarthen

By: Raphael Tuck & Sons

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London And Northampton, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd: c. 1947?

Edition: Not Applicable

Seller ID: 110961

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


An UNUSED "Letterview" with b/w printed photographic views of Carmarthen = one of those concertina 'drop-down' view booklets with photos on one side and a blank/bordered 'Letter side' to write your letter on. The whole folds in to a single small 'pseudo-envelope' with a 'box' space for the stamp, space for the address and the title 'Tuck's Souvenir "Letterview" of Carmarthen' in an heraldic border to one side of the front of the 'envelope', and a pseudo '... View more info

Eggs

By: Sonntag, Linda

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000788

ISBN: 0091431905

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Brown cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine. Dustwrap is price clipped. Mark on e/p where something has been erased. 55 pp. The best stories, myths and legends about eggs accompanied by illustrations ranging from the jokey to the surreal. A wonderfully original compilation of stories, poems, superstitions, conjuring tricks and proverbs about eggs; 000788; 12 x 16 Cm View more info

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Original Victorian Advertising BOOKMARK with Calendar for 1895. Produced By/for the Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited

By: The Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited: 1895

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 113966

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


ORIGINAL ANTIQUE highly decorative BOOKMARK/CALENDAR from the Equitable Fire and Accident Office. Printed on both sides on a single card with both top and bottom edges cut in a half hexagon. Decorated in brilliant colour with gilt enhancement. Printed with the Calendar for the year 1895 - six months printed on each side. Illustration of the company's buildings in Manchester. States the financial position of the company as of the date of printing. Advertising for various ... View more info

Dylan Thomas Reading .... Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines and Other Poems (E/P Record - 45 rpm)

By: THOMAS DYLAN

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Caedmon: 1952

Seller ID: 49030

Condition: Very Good


An Extended Play Record In card sleeve with photograph of Thomas to front, clean, no inscriptions. Caedmon Literary Series TCE 108. This is an early 'original' recording, but is not dated. Nr Mint in paper sleeve and in sl. 'knocked' pictorial card record sleeve. The poems are:- 'Light Breaks where no sun shines'. 'After the Funeral'. 'On the Marriage of a Virgin'. 'The Hunchback in the Park', and 'Over Sir John's Hill'. All read in Dylans inimitable style, recordings m... View more info

A Temperance Movement Silk Picture by George Tutill

By: Tutill George

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, G. Tutill: 1865

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114612

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Antique British anti alcohol 'Temperance' movement silk picture surrounded with a gilt edging designed by renowned regalia maker G Tutill of London. Beautiful Mid-Victorian silk illustration portraying that "The Reward of Temperance is Peace and Plenty". Was originally preserved in a frame and mounted on a piece of black felt. It is a little faded here and there, and has some splitting in a couple of areas. This may well have been part of a banner originally worn... View more info

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Christmas Pye Book V

By: Various

Price: £10.00

Publisher: England, Bouquards: 1944

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114687

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A Small card-covered illustrated booklet with coloured illustrations to poetry, prose snippets and puzzles, etc, for Christmas. 8pp Plus Covers. Stapled - rusted. Very 40s colours - no date given, but there is a 'To...From' on the inside of the front cover written in, and a 'bleached' out Christmas note underneath and this is dated Xmas 1944. No. BQ 1006/5 on the reverse. One of a series. A Celebration of words, etc, for Christmas. See Images; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

The Art of Pipe Smoking

By: Verdaguer, Joaquin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Curlew Press Limited: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112890

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Cherry Red pictorial boards with black titling to the spine and white titling to the front cover. No dustjacket. There is rubbing and chipping to the head and tail of the spine and to the board corners. There is a slight lean to the book due to bad storage but this is fairly negligible. The Book is internally Very Good and there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 60 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings by Norma Crockford. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed ... View more info