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L. of C. (Lines of Communication). Being the Letters of a Temporary Officer in the Army Service Corps

By: Agate, Captain James E.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109792

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Green cloth boards, which a former owner has attempted to 'improve' by re-titling/lettering the spine (which has faded) in ink. The rubbed and worn extremities have been coloured green in an attempt to match the cloth colour. No dustjacket. The inner hinges have been reglued neatly but, apart from some light foxing/browning mainly to the first few and the last few pages, internally the book is Good plus to VG with no marks. An old Mudies Library Label on the front pasted... View more info

Image for Sämmtliche Märchen: Einzige vom Verfasser besorgte deutsche Ausgabe. Mit 65 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten ... von V. Petersen und L. Hutschenreuter.   (All the Fairy Tales - in German)

Sämmtliche Märchen: Einzige vom Verfasser besorgte deutsche Ausgabe. Mit 65 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten ... von V. Petersen und L. Hutschenreuter. (All the Fairy Tales - in German)

By: Andersen H. (Hans) C. (Christian)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Ed. Wartig Verlag, (Ernst Hoppe): 1884

Edition: 26th Edition

Seller ID: 114653

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


In an attractive full red leather/gilt 'signed' binding, with the logo of Crauford College in bright gilt on the front board. Gilt banding to the borders with a small rosette to the corners, to the front and rear covers. The spine has five raised bands and gilt decoration to each compartment, with a dark brown leather title label lettered in gilt to the second compartment. Slight splitting to the outer top front edge of the spine but hinges holding tight with no splittin... View more info

Picture Show Annual

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, Fleetway Publications Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 000121


Near Fine. Early Edition. 4to. Knocked corners of boards. Light spots on cloth of spine otherwise VERY GOOD. Paper bound boards with photograph of Doris Day and Richard Widmark in Tunnel of Love in full colour. Frontispiece is photograph of Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in Some Like it Hot. Includes SIGNED PRINTED PHOTOS of MAJOR/MINOR STARS of the decade. Profusely illustrated.; 000121 View more info

Picture Show Annual 1958. For People Who go to the Pictures

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: 1957/8

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 000134

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No Jacket. Early Edition. 4to. Pictorial boards, knocked corners otherwise VERY GOOD. Facsimile 'signed' printed photographs of the major/minor stars of the period. Front covers pictures Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer in a scene from War and Peace. Frontispiece - Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant in a scene from An Affair to Remember. Contains interesting information about the stars and their home lives, their latest films - with loads of 'clips', and plenty of lively gossip an... View more info

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Picture Show Annual 1959. For People Who Go to the Pictures

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: 1958/9

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000136

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Pictorial Board Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to. On front cover - Dirk Bogarde and Yoko Tani in 'The Wind Cannot Read'. Frontispiece - Danny Kaye and Pier Angeli with Angelina the Chimpanzee in 'Merry Andrew'. Includes facsimile signed prints of photographs of the stars of the time including Audrey Hepburn; Mel Ferrer; Danny Kaye; Pier Angeli; Debroah Kerr; Grace Kelly; Marlon Brando; Cary Grant; Marilyn Monroe. Contains interesting information about the ... View more info

Star T.V & Film Annual 1967

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000137

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pictorial Board Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to. Roger Moore who was then the Saint before he was James Bond is pictured on the front cover. Includes an article about Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. Also an article about Cliff Richard. Profusely illustrated with photographs of the stars of the time. 86 pp.; 000137; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

An Original Theatre Royal BATH Poster for May the 6th 1840

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Bath, Meyler and Son Printers (Herald Office) Abbey Church-Yard,: 1840

Seller ID: 002871


.....Mr Woulds Has the Honour to Acquaint the Nobility, Gentry, and Public Generally, of Bath and Its Vicinities, That G. B. Davidge, Esq Has Without Solicitation, Most Generously Permitted His Taking A BENEFIT, on Wednesday, May the 6th, 1840, When Mr W. humbly hopes his friends and patrons will take into their kind consideration his heavy losses and reversed circumstances, and confer on him the distinguished mark of favour, by their presence and support. - he will b... View more info

Film Pictorial Annual 1938

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 107091

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Illustrated paper covered boards very worn, edgeworn, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, cloth spine, covers grubby, some damp staining to rear board and endpaper, Name/writing on front endpaper, "Photographs, film stills, articles. A 12-page article on Boris Karloff and a 21-page feature with photos of Charles Boyer The Romantic Lover" "terrific collection of photographs of Hollywood stars, promotional cinema material, pictorial features, and articles a... View more info

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The Original, Amazing Dancing Charlie Illusion A Charlie Chaplin ' Dancing Charlie '

By: Anon

Price: £158.00

Publisher: UK, World Copyright - British Made: (1924)

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114376

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


The Original Amazing Dancing Charlie Illusion - Moveable card puppet/doll set, complete with Original envelope and Instructions. The Charlie Chaplin figure, with his signature mustache and bowler cap, is decked out in a red waistcoat with a matching red bow tie and orange-red flower. His legs are jointed at the hips and knees to move freely. A very good unusual animated item - a dancing articulated card model of Charlie Chaplin which can be made to 'dance' following the ... View more info

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ANTHONY HOPKINS - SIGNED Portrait Photograph of

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Unknown, Unknown: N.D.

Edition: None

Seller ID: 114723

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Size of the photograph is 10" x 8" including the 1/2" white margin all round. The signature is in gold (marker-type) pen. Light stains to reverse of this black and white photograph of Anthony Hopkins, SIGNED by him in gold pen. No date shown - tho I would guess c 2008 ? . No photographer given. EXCELLENT CONDITION. Great for a gift and/or for framing. Welsh Interest - Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales. See Image. ; Photograph; Sm... View more info

Sarah Bernhardt A French Actress on the English Stage

By: Aston, Elaine

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Berg Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47805

ISBN: 0854960198

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Ex- Library with relatively minimal library markings. (ix) + 173 pp. Illustrated in b/w. No underlining; no highlighting and overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. 'As a repository of factual information about the French and English theatres of the period 1870-1914 ... Dr Aston's book is invaluable.' . "As... View more info

Rocks on the Roof

By: Backus, Jim

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1958

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 111905

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Red quarter bound boards with yellow cloth and with black titling to the spine. No dustjacket. There is slight rubbing to the top and bottom of the spine and the paper is uniformly cream. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. 190 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "The great charm of 'Rocks on the Roof' is a continuous vivid presence of Jim and Henny Backus. It is like their conversation... View more info

Background to Shakespeare

By: Badawi, M.M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, MacMillan Education: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47613

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (viii) + 142 pp. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages View more info

Gleanings from a Printer's File (Limited Edition)

By: Ballinger, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1928

Edition: 1st and Limited Edition of 1000 copies only

Seller ID: 106988

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Printed at the private press of the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Limited to 1,000 copies only. A series of essays on various documents from Welsh history in the library. Grey card covers, pencil name/writing on corner, foxing spots, fading, stain to front cover which runs through to the reverse of black/white frontispiece. Foxing spots to page edges, (10) + 64pp, rough cut pages, illustrated in black and white, hinges sound, internally clean and bright. Papers... View more info

Gleanings from a Printer's File (Limited Edition)

By: Ballinger, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1928

Edition: 1st and Limited Edition of 1000 copies only

Seller ID: 113159

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Printed at the private press of the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Limited to 1,000 copies only. A series of essays on various documents from Welsh history in the library. Marine Blue cloth spine with Bright Gilt titling, and blue patterned paper covered boards. The boards are lightly rubbed to the tips of the corners o/w in VG plus condition. Light foxing spots to page fore edges. Internally there is a stamped name/address and a separate n/a sticker of 2 former... View more info

Aladin . et la Lampe Merveilleuse

By: Behounek, Jiri

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Paris, Grund: 1977

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 111881

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


French Language Book. Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are smudge marks to the boards, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 56 pp. Illustrated with colour drawings. Overall, apart from the smudges, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "This French language edition tells the marvelous story of Aladdin and his lamp. "; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Memoirs of Mr John Tobin Author of the Honey-Moon with a Selection from His Unpublished Writings.

By: Benger

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Longman Hurst Rees Orme and Brown: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61239

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Good/No d/w. First Edition. EX-LIBRARY Usual stamps and marks. Ex-library Binding. Label on front pastedown. Foxing to half-title and title page. Writing on the title page. John Tobin (1770- 1804) , dramatist. "From 1789 Tobin had devoted all his spare time and energy to dramatic composition. His talent was essentially imitative, but he imitated now Sheridan, now the Elizabethans, and now Gay or Foote, with remarkable taste and ingenuity. Superior, however, as was h... View more info

Image for Hurrah for the Secret Seven - ENID BLYTON Serial COMPLETE in 12 Issues of the ' Mickey Mouse Weekly ' Comics - from December 22nd 1951 to March 8th 1952. Pre-Publication Issues - Published as a Book Later in 1952 as - ' The Secret Seven on the Trail'

Hurrah for the Secret Seven - ENID BLYTON Serial COMPLETE in 12 Issues of the ' Mickey Mouse Weekly ' Comics - from December 22nd 1951 to March 8th 1952. Pre-Publication Issues - Published as a Book Later in 1952 as - ' The Secret Seven on the Trail'

By: Blyton Enid (and Others - Various)

Price: £149.00

Publisher: London, Willbank Publications Ltd By Odhams Press Ltd: 1951/2

Edition: 1st Editions - Pre-Publication

Seller ID: 113436

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12 issues of the 'Mickey Mouse Weekly' Comic from 22nd December 1951 to March 8th 1952. Each issue = Pictorial paper wraps c. 38 cm x 27 cm (c. 15" x 10.75"). Most issues consisting of 12 pages (INCLUDING the covers which are paginated) , with colour covers and colour centre pages, the remainder in b/w. 3 of the Issues are ENLARGED issues with 16 pages, with colour covers, 2 other colour pages and colour centre pages. The comics overall range from Good to Very Go... View more info

William Shakespeare and Robert Burton

By: Brownlee A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Reading, The Crown Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7613

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine In the original publisher's plain lettered dustjacket. Ex-Library but with relatively minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (xi) + 337 pp. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Shakespeare, Film, Fin De Siecle

By: Burnett, Mark Thornton & Ramona Wray (edited by)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112089

ISBN: 033377664X

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. A little 'rubbing' to the front corners - negligible. There are NO inscriptions or marks. Foreword by Peter Holland. (xiv) + 244 pp. Index. Contents are 13 'Essays' by experts on various aspects of Shakespeare and Film and TV with Notes. This is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "Over the course of the 1990s, Shakespeare films established themselves as big business. The essays in this... View more info