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Thomas Hardy

By: Butler Lance St John

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47139

ISBN: 0521292719

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; 47139; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Sir Philip Sidney and the English Renaissance

By: Buxton, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1966

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 47695

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Second Edition (1966 reprint). Hardback. Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. 284 pages. Ex-Library, with usual stamps markings, but contents in Very Good condition with a VG dw. The front d/j flap stuck in at the end of the book - a common but rather odd occurence in UK Libraries in the 60s/70s and 80s! . A Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy despite its X-Lib status. Contents: The Tradition of Patronage; Th... View more info

The Letter-Book of John Byrd. Customs Collector in South-East Wales, 1648-80. No 14 in the Series South Wales Record Society Publications.

By: Byrd, John (edited by Stephen K. Roberts)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cardiff, South Wales Record Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113107

ISBN: 0952596148

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Bound in original navy blue cloth boards, with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price clipped. 'As new' condition in a Near Fine dustwrapper (just the very slightest of edge creasing and one small chip, due to storage, and some possibly some inner flap fading (difficult to tell) - all negligible) - the book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. ... View more info

Van Gogh

By: Cabanne, Pierre

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111672

ISBN: 0500200920

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. There are very light smudge marks to the covers, there are light crease lines running down the spine and there are very light foxing (brown) spots to the bottom page fore-edge. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 288 pp. 149 plates, 67 in colour. Notes; List of Illustrations; Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. ; The World of Art Library; 8vo 8"... 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

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Welsh Sailors of the Second World War

By: Carradice, Phil & Terry Breverton

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cowbridge; South Wales; UK, Glyndwr Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109966

ISBN: 1903529190

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. A little light, fairly negligible, shelfwear to the covers with a few (crease) lines to the spine showing it has been read - but lightly. No Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 438 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Glossary; Bibliography. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Near Fine' copy. "Many people are familiar with the 'strategic' facts of the war at sea; the convoy battles, the merchant tonn... View more info

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Feeding the Mind

By: Carroll Lewis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus,: 1907

Edition: Ist Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 114623

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Grey decorated card wraps, lettered in black and red with a slim red cloth spine. Covers Near Fine with just a line of light discolouration to the inner edge of cover where the cover was (presumably) glued down by the Publisher, o/w the covers look near as new. Internally VERY clean. (xiii) + (1) + 30 pages + (1) . Includes a half title (with one small spot and a couple of faint lines) , the Title page with a small decoration and red and black titling. NO inscriptions or... View more info

The Seven Ages of the British Army

By: Carver, Field Marshal Lord

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110787

ISBN: 0297783734

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket which is not price clipped but have some slight fading to the base colour of the spine although all the lettering is still bright and clear. There is some very minor foxing (brown spots) to the bottom page for-edges, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xii) + 332 pp. With 24 pages of b/w illustrations and 25 b/w maps. Two Appendices; Bibliography; Index. O... View more info

Where the Spring Salmon Run

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Philip Allan & Co. Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112486

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Pale Blue cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. No Dustjacket. There are some light foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges and some VERY light scattered spotting to the first few front and rear pages. There is some very light rubbing/fading to the extremities of the boards - specifically to the very head/tail of the spine and the tips of the corners of the boards, and the page fore-edges are 'rough-cut'. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. ... View more info

The Story of E. H. Shepard. The Man Who Drew Pooh

By: Chandler, Arthur R.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: West Sussex, Jaydem Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112048

ISBN: 1903368022

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW and UNUSED Copy. Blue boards with Bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. 179 pp. The coloured Map endpapers are copies of a Map drawn by Shepard for use of his Home Guard company in 1940.. With a foreword by HRH The Duke of Kent, KG. Profusely illustrated in colour and black/white (150 illustrations, some never published before, which provide an overview of E. H. Shepard's career as an artist). This important biography lea... View more info

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MAO The Unknown Story. (SIGNED Copy)

By: Chang, Jung & Jon Halliday

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: First Edition; Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 113636

ISBN: 0224071262

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


SIGNED by BOTH AUTHORS under their names on the Title page. Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price clipped. Page fore-edges uniformly 'toned' (light cream). Ottaker's bookshop sticker (easily removable) on the front cover stating 'Signed Copy'. NO other Inscriptions or Marks. (16) + 814 pp. Illustrated in b/w with 'suites' of photo illustrations and maps. "Based on a decade of research, ... View more info

English Porcelain 1745-1850

By: Charleston, R. J. (edited by)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109671

ISBN: 0510060013

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has been put in a clear plastic book cover by the former owner. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. The top page fore-edges are 'dusty'. NO Inscriptions or Marks. All hinges secure. 183 Text pp + illustrated with 12 colour & 64 b & w plates. Bibliography; Index. Overall this is an EXCELLENT Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy, which internally is FINE. "An invaluable... View more info

Teachings of Patriots and Statesmen or The "FOUNDERS OF THE REPUBLIC" on SLAVERY

By: Chase Ezra B.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida, Mnemosyne Publishing Co.,: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (Facsimile Reprint)

Seller ID: 108887

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Dark Grey cloth bound boards. With Bright Silver titling/decoration. Overall near 'As New'. An Excellent Clean, Tight and Bright copy. FACSIMILE Reprint. Reprinted from a copy in the Fisk University Library Negro Collection, originally printed in 1861. 8vo Thick. 495 pp . Frontispiece portrait of George Washington . A compilation of the views on slavery by the Founding Fathers of the USA & by early statesmen, from the Articles of the Confederation to 1854, and including ... View more info

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David Jones 1895-1974. Burstow Gallery. Brighton College 2 - 23 October 1993. Including a Separate Booklet by Peter Chasseaud ' David Jones and the Survey '. (Catalogue)

By: Chasseaud Peter (Organiser) , et al

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Ditchling Press (South East Arts for Brighton College): 1993

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114058

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Card covers with a full colour illustration = detail of 'Manawydan's Glass Door' on the front cover. Rear cover plain white (with some marks, smudges, etc). Staple bound 40 pp Exhibition Catalogue, with a Memoir by Nest Cleverdon, etc. Illustrated throughout in b/w and full colour. The book came from the Library of the late Arthur Giardelli, the well-known Artist, and his name label is written onto the reverse of the front cover. Under his name is a Tipped in Errata slip... View more info

That Singular Person Called Lear

By: Chitty Susan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60136

ISBN: 0297793888

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback. Good plus/very Good/Nr Fine. First Edition. Ex-Lib Usual Stamps and Marks. 8vo Thick. (xiv) + 305 pages including Epilogue, Postscript, Appendices, Notes and References, Bibliography and Index at rear. Illlustrated with 15 black and white plates and numerous black ink illustrations within the text. Fascinating account of the painter's life, nicely illustrated with photographs. ; 60136; Ex-Library; Large, Thick, 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Christoforou . La Nuit et le Neant

By: Christoforou John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Musee Galliera: 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 110207

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Exhibition Catalogue published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Galliéra Museum in Paris. April 1974. In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. There is some edgewear to the covers - slight chipping to the surface, and the rear cover is stained, but it is complete and sound. No Inscriptions or Marks internally. (This is from the Arthur Giardelli collection - but unusually he hasn't written in it! ) . Unpaginated. Illustrated in colour and b/w. Overall... View more info

Lord Randolph Churchill . Complete in 2 Volumes. 1st Editions

By: Churchill, Winston Spencer

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co Ltd: 1906

Seller ID: 002907

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


TWO volume Set. Spine of vol 2 faded, covers stained. Gilt vignette/coat of arms to bottom corner of front boards and gilt titling to front boards and to spines (faded on vol 2) Head/tail of spine bumped/chipped, corners bumped. Previous owners inscription on front pastedowns. Not the finest set in the world! Light damp stains to corners/bottom of first pps otherwise internally pretty clean. Overall good only but a complete, sound 1st Edition set. 564/531 pp. Illustrated... View more info

The Life of Bertrand Russell

By: Clark, Ronald W.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape and Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003363

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Jonathan Cape ISBN; 0 224 01165 0. Weidenfeld and Nicolson ISBN; 0 297 77018 7. Sturdily rebound in blue library cloth which should preserve it in future years. Under sound but reinforced edge chipped spine faded dustwrap. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Library no's to spine of d/w. VERY THICK. 766pp. Illustrated in black and white. INTERNALLY CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. ''discusses the grandson of a Victorian Prime Minister, heir to an earldom yet for much of his life a scourge of... View more info

Musicians of Wales . An Account of the Lives and Work of the Major Musicians of Wales in the Nineteenth Century and Into the Twentieth

By: Cleaver, Emrys

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ruthin, John Jones: 1968

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 111959

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. There are light smudge/scratch marks to the covers and a thin crease line running down the front cover near the spine. There is some very slight splitting to the hinges but this is negligible. There are also light foxing brown spots to the page fore-edges and to the endpapers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Translated into English by Eirian Lloyd Jones. 108 pp. Illustrated with sepia plates. ... View more info

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The First Emperor of China

By: Clements, Jonathan

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 114031

ISBN: 0750939591

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


In FINE black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dustjacket. Book looks unopened/unread. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. (xx) + 203 pp. Illustrated in b/w with a suite of (unpaginated) plates between pages 76 & 77 and 3 b/w maps. "This book by Jonathan Clements is the first outside Asia to tell the full story of the life, legends and laws of the First Emperor Ying Zheng. The man who unified China, built the Great ... View more info