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The Book Window Volume VI No 3 Spring 1941

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Slough, W H Smith and Son: 1941

Seller ID: 000528


Paper Wraps. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo (slim booklet). War issue various advertisments. War magazines. Inside front cover is a full page advertisement 'Dig for Victory' encouraging people to grow their own vegetables. Advertisement for W H Smith on back cover. Listings of numerous books of the period which can be bought from W H Smith. Contents of the books advertised include art and drama, biography and reminiscences, economics, fiction, miscellaneous, natural hi... View more info

Map Showing Routes Covered By Regular Services and Motor Coach Tours

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: H M S Catherwood Ltd:

Seller ID: 001939

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Holiday advertising brochure/booklet for Ireland. Map of Ireland on front cover advertising various 11, 7 and 4 day tours. 'Spend your holidays in Ireland for Health and Pleasure'. Covers dusty. Includes various advertisements of the period - Kodak, McWilliams and Archer, Kolster Brandes Radio Products and various restaurants and hotels. Internally clean and bright.; 001939; 8vo (slim booklet) View more info

GEIRIAU WILLIAM MORGAN. DETHOLION O FEIBL 1588.

By: Anon

Price: £19.50

Publisher: London, Cymdeithas Gelfyddydau Gogledd Cymru: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 48049

ISBN: 0950068624

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Wedi eu golygu (?Edited by...) gan Bedwyr Lewis Jones a Gwyn Thomas. Large 4to, Original Bright Red Cloth. FINE IN Very Good (with a few closed tears) D/W. Welsh Text. Limited Edition of "tri chan copi o'r gyfrol hon" (? 300 or 3000 copies?) this is copy No 90. Printed on Parilux Gwyn 170gsm paper by Gwasg Gomer. I'm fairly certain this is a sort of 'Extracts from' 'Geiriau' meaning 'words', so in effect 'William Morgans words' (?). The book has a facsim... View more info

WAR RECORD OF HOVIS LTD 1939-45

By: Anon

Price: £22.07

Seller ID: 60618


Card Cover. Good Plus. First Edition. 8vo SLIM. MOST ILLUS IN B/W BY BERT THOMAS. HOVIS RECIPE INSERTED LOOSELY. FRONTISPIECE. 96 PP. ROLL OF HONOUR - MEMBERS OF STAFF OF HOVIS LTD WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR. OTHER ILLUS INCLUDE WAR VEHICLES-SPITFIRE AND A MOBILE CANTEEN ETC. INCLUDES ARTICLES ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF WAR.; 60618 View more info

Penelope Annual

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Century 21 Publishing and City Magazines;: 1969

Seller ID: 105048

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Name/Writing illustrated endpapers, illustrated covers (impressed with name - Denise) Top edge of front cover has indentation. 93pp. A girl's annual. Colour strip cartoons plus feature articles, photographs and stories, mostly based around the glamorous Lady Penelope character from Thunderbirds. First story 'Penelope meets the Guru'. Various pop star photographs - Dave Dee, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck etc. Comic strip stories, pop quiz, tricks, puzzles etc. CLEA... View more info

The Wonder Book of Aircraft

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 106658

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


no date (c 1952-1953) An entirely new edition. This series produced various editions providing a fascinating glimpse of historic aircraft. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, some chips with loss, red cloth spine with black titling, colour illustrated paper covered boards, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, illustrated endpapers. A near fine copy protected by a good+ dustwrap. Illustrated with 8 full page colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations (300) Very good, c... View more info

Advertising 'Poster'/Leaflet - Perambulators (Baby Cars) - Chas T Robey Ltd Babycar Warehouse Coventry

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Coventry,

Seller ID: 106755

Condition: Very Good


No Date ? 1930?, 1940s at the latest. This is an Illustrated, doubled sided, folding leaflet (from Elephant Folio to A4) describing 14 'Baby Cars' (Prams) with pictures and prices. They are said to be 'Britain's most Beautiful Cars'! Presumably extracted from a larger catqalogue. Robey did Bicycles, Wireless Radios as well and many other items for the home, etc. Creasing to the folds, no inscriptions, clean and bright. Small tear to top edge, overall Very Good+. ... View more info

Advertising Leaflet - Remington Cycles (Bicycles) from Coventry

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Coventry, Chas T Robey Ltd. Britain's Largest Cycle Warehouse:

Seller ID: 106756

Condition: Very Good


Folded sheet (folds out to small folio) illustrating various cycles with Illustrations, Details Prices and payment options, no marks, paper browning slightly at the edges with age, includes; The 3 speed Light Roadster, The Popular Lady's model, The 'All-Black' Roadster, The Black Tom, The Super Racer, etc. Leaflet Folds down to A5 size (8vo). Robey sold lots of other things including Wireless Radios and Baby Carriages (Prams) - that I know about!. No Date ? 1930?, ... View more info

Print By Arthur Baker - 'Our Dogs'

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Boy's Own Paper:

Seller ID: 106758

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


no date 1890/1910?. Large fold out Coloured print (glazed colour - similar to a chromolithograph) of various breed of DOGS in a barn - entitled 'Our Dogs'. Blank edges slightly chipped, 2 creases along picture where it has previously been folded. Colours bright. No other marks. One of those lovely coloured prints that were in 'The Boys Own Paper', 'The Boys Own Annual', and other similar turn of the century publications.; 106758; Approx 33 cm x 30 Cm 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

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

MARY OGILVIE A Tale of the Squires Experience and Other Tales of Interest (In the 'Cruikshank at Home' Series)

By: ANON (Illustrated by CRUIKSHANK) Probably by Isaac Robert Cruikshank.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, James Blackwood & Co:

Edition: Presumed Reissue?

Seller ID: 60062

Condition: Good+


No Date but this is probably the 1877 reissue. (4) + 319 pp. With 8 full-page & various vignette b/w illustrations by Robert Cruikshank. In the original Burgundy pictorial cloth blocked in black and gold, a little rubbed, very sl. faded to the spine, and a small 'nibble' to the bottom of the rear board but overall a VG sound copy. This appears to be a reissue of the First Series of 'Cruikshank at Home' by Isaac Robert Cruikshank (and possibly with Robert Seymour and ... View more info

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The Easy Drawing Book With My Very Own Pictures Follow the Dots. Easy Drawing (1)

By: Anon (Possibly H. G. C. Marsh Lambert)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co Ltd.: 1927

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113868

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No date, circa 1920s (COPAC gives it as 1927? ) Illustrated paper covered boards. Corners bumped/scuffed. Red cloth spine. Browning to the illustrated endpapers, and page fore-edges. Full page coloured frontispiece. Illustrated title page. A Dot-to Dot drawing book, All the dot-to-dots have been filled in - but in pencil and I have rubbed out one with a soft eraser, so all can be removed if needed. The first tale is about an elf and followed by poems and other little tal... View more info

Yr Eglwysydd a'r Cenhadwr Eglwysig. Cyfrol XI. 1857 (Complete Year)

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Treffynnon ( Holywell, Flint, North Wales), Treffynnon: Argraphwyd a Chyhoeddwyd yn Swyddfa'r ' Cymro ', Gan W. Morris: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112365

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Welsh Text. A bound volume of this journal running the full year from Ionawr (January) 1857 complete to Rhagfyr (December) , 1857. A VERY Attractive Binding. Bound in full dark burgundy leather with Bright gilt titling and decoration to the spine. Both front and rear covers have a double gilt border with luxurious corner decoration. The edges and inner dentelles are also decorated in gilt. The corners of the boards are lightly bumped, rubbed and worn, as are the edges an... 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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

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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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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

The Nautical Magazine for 1875. New Series. a Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLIV No. I. January, 1875 to No. XII. December, 1875.

By: Anon/various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113039

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


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 and rear boards are completely detached. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned and stained. Internally in very good condition, with a VERY little sporadic foxing/staining here and there, but tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service library - Crew's Library with their book plate on the... View more info

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STRENGTH ( Magazine ) Volume XIII, May 1928, No.3

By: The Editors for the Magazine (Anon)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, USA, The Milo Publishing Co.: 1928

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 108165

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Although this is an American publication and the contents are basically all American related - however the publication had a London Agent - The Atlas Publishing and Distributing company, and most of these issues I am selling have the price in shillings and pence (1/3) and not in cents (25c). The front cover is an Orange-red based Decorative Paper Colour Pictorial Cover with lovely period artwork (The Cover Art depicts a 'Lady in a short 20s costume decoratively hanging f... View more info