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The Railways of England

By: Acworth, W. M.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1890

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 61245

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In the original Publisher's quarter cloth - the spine being a mustard colour with gilt titling, and the remaining 2/3rds boards being dark blue with bright gilt titling to the front board. A little 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine but NO chipping or similar. A previous owners' name and date in ink (2 dates - passed down in the family it would appear) on the front pastedown. Decorative endpapers. (xvi) + 427 pp. A tissue-guarded (tissue with a few foxing spots) b/w... View more info

Designs for Castles and Country Villas

By: Adam, Robert and James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press, Oxford in Association with The National Maritime Museum Greenwich and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107500

ISBN: 0714822787

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Clean red boards with bright gilt titling to spine, front cover has mark where label has previously been removed and small white mark. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Hinges sound, heavy may require extra postage.160pp, Profusely illustrate in black/white. "There are designs for very small, simple villas, for large austere houses, and houses in the 'castle style', an architectual idiom unique to Robert Adam."; 107500; 4to View more info

The Three Kingdoms Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection

By: Afanasiev; Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publisher: 1998

Edition: New Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 110672

ISBN: 5050043905

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Pictorial green boards. No dustjacket. The covers have slightly bumped corners and smudges which can only be seen if held up to the light. The rear free endpaper has a Russian price sticker. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 166 pp. Superbly illustrated in colour by Alexander Kurkin; reminiscent of Dulac, Harry Clarke and Kay Nielson. Endpapers are also beautifully illustrated. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, ... View more info

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AGNES RICHARDSON Illustrated Postcard (W & K Postcard Copyright Series No. 5084) Christmas Greetings

By: Agnes Richardson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: British Manufacture, W & K: 1920

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114743

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Delightful Christmas Postcard charmingly illustrated by Agnes Richardson with 2 children all in white in the snow, and a large snowball with Richardson's signature bunnies looking on. Her name on the bottom right, and a verse by May Byron under the legend 'Christmas Greetings' = "My loving wish I send you here, A very merry Christmas , dear! May there be frolic, feast and fun, For you and me and every one! A little surface loss to the top blank left corner, o/w Excel... View more info

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A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc.

By: Ainslie Sir Robert

Price: £1,995.00

Publisher: London, R. Bowyer: 1812

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113312

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A Folio of " A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc." . This is a Selection taken from Ainslie's 2 collection of Views, each containing 48 views, originally published separately in 1801 and 1803. The Front and Rear (grey/green paper covered) Original boards are Detached and Scuffed/Scruffy, The title label on the front cover is torn away and only retains the word 'Views', and there... View more info

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HEARTS and SWEETHEARTS

By: Albanesi, Madame ( Aka - Effie Adelaide Maria Rowlands)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1916

Edition: Unknown (Probably a reprint)

Seller ID: 114689

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very good, blind-stamped, decorated paper-covered boards with clear black titling and decoration to the spine. An impressed Frys Breakfast Cocoa logo on the rear cover. In the original most attractive illustrated period dust jacket, with a delightful illustration by H. C. Marsh Lambert for Frys Cocoa on the rear cover of the d/j. The d/j spine has a 2/- sticker near the foot of the spine and there is a little VERY light edgewear. A small brown spot is obscuring the 'an' ... View more info

Jean Michel ALBEROLA - Les Évenements, Les Situations et Les Sentiments.

By: Alberola, Jean-Michel

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Musée De La Ville De Paris: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112790

ISBN: 2879003377

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


FRENCH TEXT. Pictorial card covers with black titling to the spine and white titling to the front cover. No dustjacket, as issued. There are NO inscriptions or marks. 152 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w and colour plates. Also Included is an additional related booklet entitled: 'Table des Matieres' by Bernard Marcade. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This is a lovely french language edition of the unique modern art... View more info

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Surveying for Boy Scouts. with Sectional Paper for Survey Work. Revised by Scoutmaster Ernest Alderson ... with Chapters on Map Reading

By: Albert Harman

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Limited. ,: (1934)

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114126

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


NO DATE given, but priced at 9d, and came in with a few other Scouting books presumed of a similar date (? ) but one of which was dated 1943. In the original lettered and illustrated, thin, light beige/cream coloured, card covers with red titling and illustration to front cover. The former owner's name in ink to the top of the front cover. Some light foxing (browny spots) all over and some dust discolouration to the covers, but NO tears or damage. Page fore-edges lightly... View more info

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times . Second Edition, Revised.

By: Allen, J. Romilly

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised

Seller ID: 110981

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. There is slight edge wear to the corners of the boards and the page fore-edges are uiniformly tanned with foxing (brown) spots. The endpapers are also browned. The paper/plates is/are generally Very Clean and the paper uniformly cream. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 315pp. Illustrated with b/w prints. (Plates Collated). Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults' as detailed above, this is ... View more info

Baroque and Rococo Art

By: Andersen Liselotte; Translated from the German by Barbara Berg

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc. ,: 1969

Edition: Presumed First English Edition

Seller ID: 109678

ISBN: 0810980274

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Dust jacket has a little edgewear to the d/j spine - but negligible more creasing than 'wear' - o/w is FINE. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. All hinges secure. No Inscriptions or Marks. 264 pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour. With a Chronological Table; Bibliography; Index. Internally FINE. This is an EXCELLENT Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. At the time of wri... View more info

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Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION

By: Anderson Sherwood

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library, Franklin Center,: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113399

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A Very Good copy but has slight fading to the spine - all gilt titling/decoration is very clear but just a little less bright than on the rest of the covers. Genuine FULL LEATHER covers, decorated in Gilt and Red Leather. Bright Gilt decorated tooling to front and rear boards, but not quite so bright leather or gilt to the spine. 4 Plain raised bands to the spine bordering the decoration/compartments and titling/lettering. All Edges bright Gilt. (Gilt VERY slightly rubbe... View more info

Architecture in America

By: Andrews Wayne

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1960

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 60176

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Hardback. Good Plus/Good+ with Chipped Edges. 1st Edition (uk). Ex-Lib Usual Stamps and Marks. 7¾" - 11¾" Tall Chunky. A photographic history from the Colonial Period to the present. Introduction by Russell Lynes.; 60176; Ex-Library View more info

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Naval Swords. British and American Naval Edged Weapons, 1660-1815

By: Annis, P. G. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114874

ISBN: 0853680469

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In Near Fine cherry-red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Just a slight 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine, and a sliver of fading to that top edge, due to storage - NO damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dust-jacket, which is price-clipped and with light discolouration. Page fore-edges lightly 'toned' with age. NO Inscriptions or Marks, but some pale lemon edge discolouration mainly to the first few and last few pages. 80 pp. Illustrated throu... View more info

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Postcard Illustrated by Ethel Parkinson

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faulkner & Co (printed by): 1908

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003914

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Colour illustration of mother/girl carrying a small girl, another child standing by her side. Greeting reads 'To greet you heartily with every good wish.' Written on the front by the previous owner/sender, with their name and date-1908. Stamped (Sent from South Shields) , postmarked, written on the reverse with a ? Christmas & New Year Greeting but this is obscured, as there is something all over the back as if it had been stuck in an album (but not sticky). Front illust... View more info

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Jemima Jane (Child's Storybook shaped as little girl)

By: ANON

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Unknown: (1930)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 9993

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


There is no date, no publisher (tho' numbered '993' at the foot of the rear cover). I would date this c. 1920 ? - but could be 1930, or even early 40s? - but the latter date at the latest. Full colour stapled pictorial card covers with the image of a charming little girl in an old fashioned Victorian costume with ringlets and a bonnet, and with her hands in a white muff. The rear cover is her back view. The whole book is shaped around her. Internally the shaped pages hav... View more info

Pskov Art Treasures and Architectural Monuments 12th - 17th Centuries

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106419

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Architectural monuments; Ancient Fortressess - Izborsk and Pechory; Frescoes; Icons of the Pskovian school; Minor arts; Illuminated MSS etc. Wear to edges of dustwrap, chipped/torn, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, slight fading to top edge of boards but otherwise clean with bright gilt illus to front cover and bright gilt titling to spine, pictorial bookplate to front pastedown, NO INSCRIPTIONS, colour frontis, profusely illustrated in colour and black/white, heavy and will therefo... View more info

Grafika (Polish Graphic/Art Magazine)

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Seller ID: 107885

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Card covers a little sunned/dusty, 2 small tears to edge of front cover. Illustration to front cover. Wonderful colour advertisements/typography. Text in Polish. Graphic design magazine. Ink inscription. 52pp. 2 full page colour illustrations, numerous black and white illustrations. Ksiazka wParyzu; 107885; 4to View more info

Notes on the History of Nynehead Court. Nynehead Monograph Number Three

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wellington, Nynehead Local History Society: 1979

Seller ID: 107934

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Edges of pages nibbled/chipped, foxing mainly to page edges. Glossy black and white illustrated card covers, staple bound. Covers slightly grubby. Cover illustration is of Nynehead Court reproduced from an 18th century drawing. NO INSCRIPTIONS. 30pp. Nynehead Court - who lived here? What did he (or, especially, she) do? And wear? Who were his friends? Why did he build just that? and when? Overall internally clean and bright.; 107934; 4to View more info

DOLLY TOWN TRACING BOOK

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 108027

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Gollies and Dollies, Fairies et al ! No date (c 1929) Large format child's tracing book. A charming period item Illus internally in b/w. Some tracing done in pencil on the tracing paper, previous owners name written to inner front cover. Brightly colour illustrated card covers (front cover shows Dolls, Teddies, Dog and Large Golliwog, etc, climbing out of a toy box), staples rusting. No Publisher - but No. 501 on the rear cover. Unpaginated. Overall very good, cle... View more info

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Types of the British Army. Scots Guards

By: Anon

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Stevenson, Clark & Co.: (1930)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109972

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


NO Date given - but another copy online gives it as c. 1930 - and the last print in the book is dated 1930 - so it is definitely around that date. In the original publisher's grey coloured card covers with a Ribbon binding, with the lettering/titling in dark blue, and with the Scots Guards insignia decorating the front cover. A little light shelfwear and a couple of biro marks on the covers but overall VG. (see photos) This is Volume 1 of a proposed series of Atholl Prin... View more info