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The Noble Revolt The Overthrow of Charles I

By: Adamson, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110708


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Burgundy boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket. The boards have a couple of very slightly bumped corners and a very slightly creased spine. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 742 pp. Illustrated in colour with b/w maps. Appendix; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index. Overall, apart fom the very minor 'faults', as detai... View more info

The Three Kingdoms Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection

By: Afanasiev; Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publisher: 1998

Edition: New Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 110672


Pictorial green boards. No dustjacket. The covers have slightly bumped corners and smudges which can only be seen if held up to the light. The rear free endpaper has a Russian price sticker. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 166 pp. Superbly illustrated in colour by Alexander Kurkin; reminiscent of Dulac, Harry Clarke and Kay Nielson. Endpapers are also beautifully illustrated. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, ... View more info

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A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc.

By: Ainslie Sir Robert

Price: £1,995.00

Publisher: London, R. Bowyer: 1812

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113312


A Folio of " A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc." . This is a Selection taken from Ainslie's 2 collection of Views, each containing 48 views, originally published separately in 1801 and 1803. The Front and Rear (grey/green paper covered) Original boards are Detached and Scuffed/Scruffy, The title label on the front cover is torn away and only retains the word 'Views', and there... View more info

ARCHIBALD An Hilarious History

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London and Basingstoke, Macmillan Childrens Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50433


Comical story about "a curly-headed man. He lived in a wooden shack, his name was Archie Hackenback. His locks were long and carrot red, in curls, they twirled around his head." and about his 'hair' antics. All written and illustrated by the talented Jez Alborough. Unpaginated (30pp.), corners have some brumping, and a sm. marks to ther inner edge of the ffep. No Inscriptions and o/w pages clean, tight and mark-free. A Scarce Title.; 4to View more info

The Clock's Story

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107314


Laminated covers, clean, colour illustrated. Illustrated title page, 28pp, profusely illustrated throughout in full colour, NO INSCRIPTIONS, hinges sound, excellent copy, CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT."Fable for young children" "Come inside Featherby House and meet the Clock in his cosy home. Discover how he sorts out his ticks from his tocks in this witty tale, on of Jez Alborough's ingenious Featherby House Fables."; 8vo (small) View more info

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times . Second Edition, Revised.

By: Allen, J. Romilly

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised

Seller ID: 110981


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. There is slight edge wear to the corners of the boards and the page fore-edges are uiniformly tanned with foxing (brown) spots. The endpapers are also browned. The paper/plates is/are generally Very Clean and the paper uniformly cream. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 315pp. Illustrated with b/w prints. (Plates Collated). Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults' as detailed above, this is ... View more info

The Steadfast Tin Soldier .

By: Andersen, H.C.; Lewis, Naomi & Patrick Lynch

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Andersen Press Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus; 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 112153


Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are NO inscriptions or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with striking colour plates by P. J. Lynch. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "This is the classic and powerful tale by Hans Christian Andersen of a one-legged tin soldier who falls in love with a little paper dancer. P. J. Lynch's stunning illustrations perfectly complement Naomi Lewis's haunting transl... View more info

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Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION

By: Anderson Sherwood

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library, Franklin Center,: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113399


A Very Good copy but has slight fading to the spine - all gilt titling/decoration is very clear but just a little less bright than on the rest of the covers. Genuine FULL LEATHER covers, decorated in Gilt and Red Leather. Bright Gilt decorated tooling to front and rear boards, but not quite so bright leather or gilt to the spine. 4 Plain raised bands to the spine bordering the decoration/compartments and titling/lettering. All Edges bright Gilt. (Gilt VERY slightly rubbe... View more info

The Dandy-Andy Book

By: Anderson, Anne

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112802


Light Grey/Beige cloth covered boards with colour pictorial pastedown to the upper board surrounded with a tan coloured border and tan coloured titling. No dustjacket, but the book is now protected in a removable clear plastic cover. The covers are a little grubby with smudge marks, stains, spots, particularly to the spine/rear spine edge, but the front board and rear board are pretty clean - certainly there is no defect to the coloured onlay/titling. There are light fox... 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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Postcard Illustrated by Ethel Parkinson

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faulkner & Co (printed by): 1908

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003914


Colour illustration of mother/girl carrying a small girl, another child standing by her side. Greeting reads 'To greet you heartily with every good wish.' Written on the front by the previous owner/sender, with their name and date-1908. Stamped (Sent from South Shields) , postmarked, written on the reverse with a ? Christmas & New Year Greeting but this is obscured, as there is something all over the back as if it had been stuck in an album (but not sticky). Front illust... View more info

THE BEANO BOOK 1996

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, D C Thomson and Co Ltd: 1996

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004198


Price clipped otherwise FINE. NO INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Profusely illustrated throughout in full colour.; 004198; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Fairyland Tales . The Kiddies' Favourite Paper. No757. A Snow-Fight in Cat Town.

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Leng & Co Ltd: 1937

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 9895


One of a series of charming small 1930s children's magazines. Covers in full colour generally VG Minus, but with rusting staples, some slight edgewear/tears, and browning/light foxing (light brown spots/patches) to the rear covers and to the (cheaper) text block paper. This issue has the most delightful CAT cover. See Images - This is the first story in the book. Each magazine with a series of tales featuring many of the same characters in both text with illustrations fo... View more info

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Fairyland Tales . The Kiddies' Favourite Paper. No 743 . The Pop-Bang Pixies

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Leng & Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 9897


One of a series of charming small 1930s children's magazines. Covers in full colour generally VG Minus, but with rusting staples, some slight edgewear/tears, and browning/light foxing (light brown spots/patches) to the rear covers and to the (cheaper) text block paper. The front cover 'The Pop-Bang Pixies' is charming and is also the first story in the book. Each magazine with a series of tales featuring the same characters in both text with illustrations format, and str... View more info

Image for Fairyland Tales . The Kiddies' Favourite Paper . No 760 . When Froggies Came to Stay

Fairyland Tales . The Kiddies' Favourite Paper . No 760 . When Froggies Came to Stay

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Leng & Co Ltd: 1937

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 9899


One of a series of charming small 1930s children's magazines. Covers in full colour generally VG Minus, but with rusting staples, some slight edgewear/tears, and browning/light foxing (light brown spots/patches) to the rear covers and to the (cheaper) text block paper. Delightful full colour Front cover 'When Froggies came to stay' and This is the first story in the book. See Images. Each magazine with a series of tales featuring the same characters in both text with ill... View more info