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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

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

Artist -Venturer. the Life and Letters of Fred Richards Etcher and Author. (SIGNED by AUTHOR)

By: Collins W. J. Townsend

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Newport, R. H. Johns and Co: (1940s/50s)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 107410

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No Date c. 1940s/50s? . Now In a protective clear plastic cover, the book is overall in clean red boards but with a slightly faded spine and with clear, but dulled, gilt titling to the spine but brighter gilt titling to the front cover, with a couple of scuff marks/indentations to front board. No dustjacket. Foxing to endpapers and page edges mainly but scattlered foxing throughout. Inscription on the front endpaper written by author who is quoting from the book...... Hi... View more info

The Portrait of a General A Chronicle of the Napoleonic Wars

By: Colville, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Salisbury, Michael Russell Publishing Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7757

ISBN: 0859550761

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dark Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's (Portrait) pictorial dustjacket. Ex Reference Library copy with minimal markings - only a couple of (removed) labels and a few small stamps, etc. (ix) + 246 pp. Full Colour Portrait Frontispiece of General Colville. Plus Maps Illustrated in b/w. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

"Uncle Dick" Wootton . The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region. An Account of the Adventures and Thrilling Experiences of the Most Noted American Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Scout, and Indian Fighter Now Living.

By: Conard, Howard Louis.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Virginia, Time Life Books: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112825

ISBN: 0809439522

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


From the prestigiously-bound Time-Life series "Classics of The Old West". A 1980 Facsimile reprint of the First edition of 1890, it preserves the historical authenticity including typographical errors and printing irregularities. Hardback in brown leather boards (Time-Life actually state that these bindings are Leather, but they look more like 'leatherette' to me - but presumably the publishers know what they are talking about? ) with Bright Gilt titling to the f... View more info

Agenda New English and U. S. Poems - an Anthology, Volume 14, No. 4 - Vol. 15, No. 1 Winter-Spring 1977

By: Cookson William (editor)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Agenda (William Cookson): 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110742

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In the original white, black lettered, stiff laminate card covers. Some Very Light shelfwear with a few light marks and some smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light. No dustjacket as issued. A Special Double Issue, with Poetry, Essays and Reviews by many UK & US poets and academics, etc, including contributions by John Gurney, Andrew Motion, Lotte Kramer, Alan Massey, Jeffrey Wainwright, William Bedford, Pamala Stewart, Alexander Small, Reginald Gib... View more info

Agenda U. S. Poetry Special Issue . Volume 13, No. 4 - Vol. 14, No. 1 Winter-Spring 1976

By: Cookson William (editor). This Issue Guest Edited by Grey Gowrie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Agenda (William Cookson): 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110746

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


In the original white, black lettered, stiff laminate card covers. Some Very Light shelfwear with some smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - Negligible. No dustjacket as issued. A Special Double Issue, with US Poetry, Essays and Reviews by many poets and academics, etc, including an Essay by Michael Alexander on 'Ezra Pound's 'Seafarer' ; and Kenneth Cox on 'Louis Zukofsky's 'A'; with other poetry, etc, by John Ashbery, Mary Barnard, Frank Bidar... View more info

A History of the Davis Cup Being the Story of the International Lawn Tennis Championship 1900-48

By: COOMBE, D. C

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Hennel Locke Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105504

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


"The book contains 16 pages of illustations vividly portraying famous players in action..." Dustjacket has been internally repaired by previous owner with masking tape which overlaps at the edges and is coloured to match, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, grubby. Green cloth covered boards, blind stamped decoration to front board, bright silver titling to spine. Corners and head/tail of spine lightly bumped. NO INSCRIPTIONS. 288pp. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 105504; 8vo View more info

PAUL KLEE - Penguin Modern Painters

By: Cooper Douglas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9889

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


In the original publisher's grey-blue, lettered in black/white, card covers. Quite Scarce in the original dustjacket. Small amount foxing. A couple of repaired tears, & some foxing/discolouration to the dustjacket, but all repairs are to the inside of the covers with archive tape, and the d/j is complete with No loss and looks very good. Reprint Edition. In 'The Penguin Modern Painters' series. With 32 colour and b/w plates (16 of which are in colour) and an essay on Kle... View more info

Gale Force 10 The Life and Legacy of Admiral Beaufort 1774-1857

By: Courtney, Nicholas

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Review: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110781

ISBN: 0747272107

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Black boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket which is not price-clipped but does have a former owner's small b/w address sticker covering the price. There are No Inscriptions or Marks. (xii) + 340 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and b/w drawings. B/w map endpapers. Four Appendices; Select Bibliography; Index. Overall, this ... View more info