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Image for Aeroplane Monthly, September 1988 - RAF Kenley, Luthansa's Ju 52, Lightening Prototypes, 1949 Farnborough Show, etc... Vol 16 No 9 Issue 185

Aeroplane Monthly, September 1988 - RAF Kenley, Luthansa's Ju 52, Lightening Prototypes, 1949 Farnborough Show, etc... Vol 16 No 9 Issue 185

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sutton Surrey UK, Prospect Magazines in Association With Flight International: 1988

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114321

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


September 1988 - RAF Kenley, Luthansa's Ju 52, Lightening Prototypes, 1949 Farnborough Show, etc. Vol 16 No 9 Issue 185. Covers pages 515 - 576. Illustrated in b/w, with some colour. Contents include : - Spitfires at home; All the Queens Forces; From Malta with Bombs; Dragonfly metamorphosis; Farnborough 1949; A Jaunt in Jonkers; A Portrait of Dowding, etc, etc. Overall a VG+ copy with NO Inscriptions, Tears, Marks or similar. See Images; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Fret-Cutting and Perforated Carving with Practical Instructions by W. Bemrose Jun'r

By: Bemrose W. (Jun'r)

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Bemrose & Sons, 21 Paternoster Row,: 1870

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 114456

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


NO date shown but somewhere between 1868-1880 (sources via the 'New Book List' at the rear of this book) . THIRD edition. Leaf Green cloth covered boards, with blind stamped decoration to the front and rear covers, and gilt titling to the front cover and spine. Some light staining / fading / line marks to the covers, wear to the tips only of the corners, and bumping to the head/tail of the spine. Two splits to the inner edges of the outer rear of the spine where it has split, and the slits show through to the boards/webbing, but the covers look pretty good and ALL HINGES TIGHT, etc. Page fore-... View more info

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Tide-Race

By: Chamberlain, Brenda

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Bridgend, Wales, UK, Seren: 1987

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114816

ISBN: 0907476651

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First Paperback Edition. In the original publishers' glossy pictorial card covers. Very light creasing to the spine - hardly noticable. Very minor and uniform yellowing to edge of pages. Internally very clean, tight and bright. No Inscriptions or Marks. Afterword by Jonah Jones. 228 pp. Welsh artist, poet and novelist Brenda Chamberlain's account of her life on Bardsey (known as Ynys Enlli to Welsh speakers) a remote and mysterious island off the coast of North Wales. Brenda Chamberlain moved in with the artist John Petts before the Second World War. They married in 1935, but were divorced in ... View more info

Image for Costello. The True Story of a Peninsular War Rifleman.  Including 'Adventures of a Soldier'

Costello. The True Story of a Peninsular War Rifleman. Including 'Adventures of a Soldier'

By: Costello, Edward & Eileen Hathaway

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Swanage, Shinglepicker Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114910

ISBN: 0952278235

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In very clean red buckram cloth with bright gilt titling to the spine, slight bumping to the head/tail of the spine due to shelf wear storage - no damage. In the original publisher's unclipped pictorial dust-jacket - an excellent complete d/j but with very slight creasing to the top of the spine. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. VERY faint traces of an erased stamp on the top of the front free endpaper - possibly a former owner - o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. 378 pp and a small 'tipped in' Errata slip onto the first blank rear free e... View more info

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Pushkin the Polar Bear (SIGNED Copy)

By: Gaul, Simon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books Limited: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113786

ISBN: 0704324164

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very good, cream colour based, glazed paper-covered pictorial boards. Head and tail of the spine lightly 'bumped' - negligible - No damage. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the AUTHOR - 'For Charlie, Best wishes Simon Gaul Jan 92' on the front free endpaper. Oblong format 10.9" x 8.5", with 63 pages. 28 full-page watercolour illustrations by Hugh Casson. One tiny spot on the front pastedown and on the ffep, and board inner edges slightly 'dusty', otherwise internally near fine with no other inscriptions or marks. "The Adventures of Pushkin, the first polar bear known to have flown through s... View more info

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The Darkening Sky (SIGNED Copy)

By: Greene, Hugh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Createspace: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113714

ISBN: 1500832537

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


SIGNED Copy. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. 277 pp. Paul Imrie illustrates the covers and a few b/w drawings in the text. "In this first novel of a new crime series Dr Power, Consultant Psychiatrist, is recruited by Superintendent Lynch to help him solve a murder in leafy Alderley Edge. Lynch and Power are then challenged by a series of intense events and realise that they are both caught up in a desperate race against time. This is the first novel by Hugh Greene in the Power and Lynch crime series, consisting of 3 novels to date (2015)." ; Large 8vo 9" ... View more info

Image for Henry Lambert Esq. of the Great Western Railway. A Fine Full-Colour Hand-Illuminated Testimonial from the Staff of the Chief Goods Manager's Department Upon His Leaving to Become the General Manager of the GWR (1887) ,   & a Second Handsomely Bound Hand-Illuminated Testimonal to Henry Lambert Esq from the Ealing Congregational Church (1900).

Henry Lambert Esq. of the Great Western Railway. A Fine Full-Colour Hand-Illuminated Testimonial from the Staff of the Chief Goods Manager's Department Upon His Leaving to Become the General Manager of the GWR (1887) , & a Second Handsomely Bound Hand-Illuminated Testimonal to Henry Lambert Esq from the Ealing Congregational Church (1900).

By: GWR Interest

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, None: 1887

Edition: Not Applicable

Seller ID: 113792

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


See IMAGES. "It is with feelings of Great Pleasure that we, the Members of the Staff of the Chief Goods Manager's Department, most heartily congratulate you on your appointment to the important and responsible position of General Manager of the Great Western Railway... Paddington Station. October 22nd, 1887. This is followed by 3 pages of signatures, each page with an illuminated border. Beautiful hand-Illuminations by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London. Loosely inserted in a loose folder of (? ) linen, silk edged - now worn, patchily darkened and scruffy. This is inside a leather bound folde... View more info

Image for The Silk Road - The Poetry of the Western Frontier. With Photography by Seki Kafuku. (Title/Text all in JAPANESE)

The Silk Road - The Poetry of the Western Frontier. With Photography by Seki Kafuku. (Title/Text all in JAPANESE)

By: Kafuku Seki

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Japan, Kodansha Ltd: 1971

Edition: Presunmed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 113765

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Blue boards with an oval vignette image to the front and rear covers, with titling to the spine in white and black in Japanese characters. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket - with similar black/white titling in Japanese characters. Very slight rubbing to the corners and head/tail of the boards and d/j. Wonderful photography in sepia and full colour with TEXT IN JAPANESE Characters. Unpaginated. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. See Images ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Charts and Surveys in Peace and War: The History of the Royal Navy's Hydrographic Service 1919-1970.

Charts and Surveys in Peace and War: The History of the Royal Navy's Hydrographic Service 1919-1970.

By: Morris Rear Admiral R. O.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M010369

ISBN: 0117724564

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


A Near As New, unmarked, hardback book in green cloth-covered boards and bright gilt titling to the spine and bright gilt motif/logo/coat of arms ? To the front board. Looks unused, In a near fine pictorial dust-jacket which has just a touch of rubbing around the top edge, but the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. The d/j is NOT price-clipped (original price £35) . NO Inscriptions or Marks. (10) + 280 pages. 8 Chapters, 5 Appendices, many Tables, charts, etc, b/w photographs of survey ships, with an early hydrographic chart of the Scilly... View more info

Image for The South-West View of Lantphey-Court, in the County of Pembroke. ORIGINAL Antique Copper Engraving.   ( Modern Day Name = Lamphey Court  Aka  The Bishop's Palace )

The South-West View of Lantphey-Court, in the County of Pembroke. ORIGINAL Antique Copper Engraving. ( Modern Day Name = Lamphey Court Aka The Bishop's Palace )

By: Samuel & Nathaniel Buck

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Sam & Nath'l Buck: 1740

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114602

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Single sheet. Original antique copper plate engraving. Uncoloured and in it's original state. Engraving clean and a little worn round the edges, not affecting the good impression, but has 2 crease lines where previously folded. Close trimmed to the left hand blank plate impression and two small neat closed tears (which are now repaired to the reverse with clear archive tape) to the bottom blank area where the crease lines fall. Overall a VG minus example of one of the highly collectible "Buck's Views". Historical notes are displayed beneath the engraving. Dated & credited within the pl... View more info

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Godblind (SIGNED LIMITED Edition)

By: Stephens, Anna

Price: £67.00

Publisher: London, HarperVoyager in Association With Goldsboro Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114288

ISBN: 0008215898

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1 . The Book is NEW and Unused. A Mint copy, square, tight and unread. Red cloth-covered boards with bold black titling and decoration to the spine. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dustjacket. The Dust Jacket is unclipped (£12.99) and is Is unmarked with clean pages, free of inscriptions or marks and is a Special Edition with black sprayed edges to the page block, exclusive to Goldsboro Books. The book has been SIGNED AND NUMBERED 406 (of 750) by the AUTHOR directly on to a tipped-in title page. (The '6' of 406 looks to ... View more info

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Narn I Chîn Húrin. The Tale of the Children of Hurin.

By: Tolkien J. R. R. (edited by Christopher Tolkien)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2007

Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M007774

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Blue cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Some edge discolouration to the reverse of the d/j not noticable on the outside. A VG plus to Near Fine unworn, unmarked, book in a near fine dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price clipped (Original price £18.99) . The only reason for this copy not being marked As New is that the page edges/fore-edges are clean but age toned/yellowy-tanning. FIRST EDITION. FIRST PRINTING - Numbered "1" on the publisher's details page. The dustjacket and 8 other full page, full colour illustration... View more info

Image for Chronic Pulmonary Disease in South Wales Coalminers. 1 - Medical Studies Privy Council. Medical Research Council. Special Report Series, No. 243

Chronic Pulmonary Disease in South Wales Coalminers. 1 - Medical Studies Privy Council. Medical Research Council. Special Report Series, No. 243

By: Various Authors

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114294

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Special Report Series, No. 243. Contents cover: - (A) . - Report by the Committee on Industrial Pulmonary Disease. (B). - Medical Survey, by P. D'Arcy Hart and E. A. Aslett, with contributions by D. Hicks and R. Yates. (C). - Pathological Report, by T. H. Belt with assistance from A. A. Ferris. This copy also includes a 2pp (1 sheet) article on this subject cut from the BMJ 1943. Quarter bound with a dark green cloth spine and a lighter green, black printed, paper-covered card covers. VERY slight bumping to the corners and a sliver of fraying to the head tail of the spine. Internally a former ... View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 40 Volumes = 1974 to 2013. Forty Volume Part Set

By: Various.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Royal Society by The University Press, Cambridge.: 1974

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: M011309

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


40 volumes of the 'Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society', being a complete run from Volume 20 (1974) to Volume 59 (2013). Cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Most volumes are Uniform in plain grey based dust-jackets with black titling to the front covers and spines, a few later ones more blue based d/js with small portrait pics. NO inscriptions or other markings, just some very light shelfwear to a few dust-jackets. Probably most volumes unread .. Microfiche present where they should be, which is from Volume 30 to Volume 50 (2004) , after which it was discontinu... View more info

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Molecular Symmetry Lecture Series 1967. Number 2

By: Worrall I. J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Institute of Chemistry.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M006228

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A good plus 30 page stapled booklet. Rusty staples, 'bleeding' to either side, and light discolouration to the covers, with some slight creasing, otherwise without inscriptions or other marks. Internally EXCELLENT. This booklet is part of a lecture series publication produced by the The Royal Institute of Chemistry. This is No. 2. See Images ; Large Slim 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info