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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 s... View more info

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The Napoleonic Wars. The Rise and Fall of an Empire

By: Fisher, Todd & Gregory Fremont-Barnes. (& Bernard Cornwell = Foreword )

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 2004

Edition: Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 114749

ISBN: 1841768316

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


In the original publisher's illustrated card covers. Looks unread with a smooth uncreased spine, and no marks, creasing or similar, BUT it does have some very light foxing/light stains to a small part of the page fore-edges - mainly to the first 6th of the book edge - but not affecting any text, and from storage, not from use. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. 352 pp. Illustrated in colour and b/w. "The Napoleonic Wars saw fighting on an unprecedented scale in Eur... 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... 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 fir... 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 inserte... View more info

Image for The Palaces of Medieval England 1050-1550 - Royalty, nobility, the episcopate and their residences from Edward the Confessor to Henry VIII

The Palaces of Medieval England 1050-1550 - Royalty, nobility, the episcopate and their residences from Edward the Confessor to Henry VIII

By: James, Thomas Beaumont

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Seaby: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114158

ISBN: 1852640308

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


TY; In red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price clipped. Page fore-edges white and very clean. No Inscriptions or Marks. 188pp. 94 b/w illustrations, figs & maps, etc. "In nine chapters the author details the palaces of this period, adopting a chronological approach, starting with "Traditions and the Normans" and moving to the Yorkists and early Tudors. This i... 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, Tig... View more info

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Playfair Cricket Annual 1965

By: Ross Gordon (editor)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, The Dickens Press Ltd,: 1965

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114692

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's pictorial light card covers. Spine creased and concaved, but Complete. Some creasing to the front cover, and light edgewear. Lightly grubby to the white base on the rear cover but otherwise Good. Page fore-edges tanned with age - but overall uniformly. Internally printed on creamy-brown cheaper paper but, apart from light creasing to a couple of corners, the book is very good inside with NO Inscriptions or Marks. 224 pp. Black and white illust... 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 hi... 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 ... 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-covere... View more info