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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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Jemima Jane (Child's Storybook shaped as little girl)

By: ANON

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Unknown: (1930)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 9993


There is no date, no publisher (tho' numbered '993' at the foot of the rear cover). I would date this c. 1920 ? - but could be 1930, or even early 40s? - but the latter date at the latest. Full colour stapled pictorial card covers with the image of a charming little girl in an old fashioned Victorian costume with ringlets and a bonnet, and with her hands in a white muff. The rear cover is her back view. The whole book is shaped around her. Internally the shaped pages hav... View more info

MY POP UP BOOK. a Dean's De Luxe Pop Up Book

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Dean and Son Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 106780


Tiny loss of coloured laminate to top back rear cover, All pop ups working, a FINE EXAMPLE of Anne Grahame Johnstone's work. NO MARKS OR INSCRIPTIONS, CLEAN AND BRIGHT.; 106780; 4to View more info

THE ATTRACTIVE PICTURE BOOK; a New Gift from the Old Corner

By: Anon

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Griffith and Farran:

Seller ID: 107712


Prints from the woodblocks of Richard Doyle's illustrations to 'The Story of Jack and the Giants' published by Cunall and Addey, 1851 reprinted in The Attractive Picture Book a New Gilf from the Old Corner, London. No date (c1878) In protective plastic cover. Illustrated paper covered boards, sunned but titling clear. Corners knocked, edges rubbed/worn, blue cloth spine. New endpapers and repairs (closed tears). Remains of original endpaper which had been inscribed pr... View more info

DOLLY TOWN TRACING BOOK

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 108027


Gollies and Dollies, Fairies et al ! No date (c 1929) Large format child's tracing book. A charming period item Illus internally in b/w. Some tracing done in pencil on the tracing paper, previous owners name written to inner front cover. Brightly colour illustrated card covers (front cover shows Dolls, Teddies, Dog and Large Golliwog, etc, climbing out of a toy box), staples rusting. No Publisher - but No. 501 on the rear cover. Unpaginated. Overall very good, cle... View more info

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Types of the British Army. Scots Guards

By: Anon

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Stevenson, Clark & Co.: (1930)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109972


NO Date given - but another copy online gives it as c. 1930 - and the last print in the book is dated 1930 - so it is definitely around that date. In the original publisher's grey coloured card covers with a Ribbon binding, with the lettering/titling in dark blue, and with the Scots Guards insignia decorating the front cover. A little light shelfwear and a couple of biro marks on the covers but overall VG. (see photos) This is Volume 1 of a proposed series of Atholl Prin... View more info

The Book of Fishes - (Class PISCES)

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: West Strand, London, John W. Parker: 1845

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 110063


In the original blind-stamped (decorated) brown cloth boards with bright gilt titling 'Book of Fishes' to the front board. Boards are a little patchily faded/marked but tight and sound and the book looks good. Printed by Harrison and Co. , London. The page fore-edges are slightly browned and there is some very light foxing, a few marks and some inky 'Thumbing', but overall the book is pretty clean, thight and bright. There is a former owners' note in Welsh on the front f... View more info

Sooty's Birthday

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Ariel Productions Ltd: (1975)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111879


Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. Ideal Gift Copy. There are NO inscriptions or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with delightful colour drawings. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This is an ideal children's illustrated book about the adventure's of Sooty and Sweep." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Popeye and His Friends . Painting Book

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Birn Brothers Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112107


Delightfully illustrated card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. There are light smudge marks to the card covers and the paper is uniformly cream. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Charmingly illustrated throughout in b/w with some colour. The drawings have not been coloured in so this an ideal book for the collector. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "This colouring-in story book is a wonderful example of PopEye Epheme... View more info