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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS - TEN POUNDS REWARD

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9906

Condition: Very Good


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interest... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: THE ADVENTURES OF A PENNY STAMP

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9907

Condition: Very Good+


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interest... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9908

Condition: Very Good-


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category 'C' for 8 to 11 yr olds...........particularly interes... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: THE CHILDREN OF THE FERRY

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9909

Condition: Very Good


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interest... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: TEN POUNDS REWARD

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1935 P/B: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9910

Condition: Good+


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interest... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: TOM LEAVES SCHOOL

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9911

Condition: Good+


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interes... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: DONT BE TOO SURE

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9913

Condition: Very Good


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout (possibly by Gordon Browne?, others in this series are done by the Brock bros etc, so right period) in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises fo... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: THE CINEMA DOG

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9914

Condition: Very Good


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interes... View more info

STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS: THE CINEMA DOG

By: ANON

Price: £8.32

Publisher: Oxford, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9915

Condition: Good+


Approx 7" x 5". 23pp, attractively illustrated throughout in b/w and black, white and red. These books are charming period 'Readers' produced by Milford as 'Strang's Penny Books', and on the rear back page they are grouped into 'A', 'B', 'C', & 'D' suggestings ages 6 -7; 7- 8; 8-11 and 11- 13 respectively. The last page is devoted to Questions and Exercises for pupils to work on. This book is in Category D for 11 to 13 yr olds...........particularly interes... View more info

Caxton: England's First Publisher .

By: Blake N. F.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111834

ISBN: 085045106X

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Yellow/Grey Cloth, with printed bright Red blocking and Bright Gold Titling to the spine, with cream laid endpapers, in three colour, typographic jacket. A little light creasing to the top/rear of the dustjacket, but NO Inscriptions or marks. (xi) + 220 pp. Black and White Frontispiece (a page of the First English Printed book) and illustrated throughout in b/w. With bibliography and index. An Excellent Near 'AS New' copy, Looks Unread/untouched. This is a general biogra... View more info

COBBETT'S GRAMMAR. A Grammar of the English Language, in a Series of Letters Intended for Use of Schools and of Young Persons in General; But More Especially for the Use of Soldiers Sailors Apprentices and Plough Boys.

By: Cobbett, William

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Printed for W Cobbett: 1826

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 000113

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Early Edition. 8vo. Half calf and marbled boards, (scraped and rubbed). Gilt titling and decoration to spine. Plain e/p's. Name/Writing on e/p and title page. Unpaginated. A proponent of plain speech, Cobbett waged an uphill struggle both in his native England and America. Six lessons are added intended to prevent statesmen from using false grammar and from writing in an awkward manner. ; 000113; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

The Cambridge Encylcopedia of Language

By: Crystal, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112249

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some light edge-wear, creasing and scratch marks to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (vii) + 472 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings, charts, maps and diagrams. Eight Appendices. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, 'Very Good ... View more info

Past Poetic: Archaeology and the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney

By: Finn, Christine (Research Associate, Institute Of Archaeology, Oxford University)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co, Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113593

ISBN: 071563237X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Fine Black cloth/Bright Gilt Titling. Pictorial Dustjacket - NOT Price-clipped. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 214 pp including Notes, Select Bibliography and Index. Black and White photographic illustrations. "This book considers the way in which two Great Anglo-Irish poets have used archaeology in their work, and how it surfaced in their lives...... Providing New insights on Yeats and Heaney, this study of their poetry and inter-disciplinary analysis provides a fi... View more info

Dictionary of American Foreign Affairs

By: Flanders, Stephen A. & Carl N. Flanders

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, MacMillan Publishing Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47760

ISBN: 0028971469

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Blue cloth binding with silver and red lettering on the cover and spine. NO Dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (xiii) + 833 pp. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Dictionnaire Des Ecrivains D'Aujourd'hui En Bretagne . (A Dictionary of Breton Writers of Today)

By: Gohier, Jacques

Price: £15.00

Publisher: France, Institut Culturel de Bretagne/Skol-Uhel ar Vro Editions le Cercle d'or Avec Le Concours Du Centre National Des Lettres: 1984

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 000249

ISBN: 2718801263

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Green Cloth Bound Boards with clean and clear white decoration/logo and lettering. Dustjacket is very slightly 'rumpled' on the edges and the laminate to the wrap is beginning to peel a little, o/w the jacket is VG. 316 pp. FRENCH text. Illustrated. Sous l'égide de l'Association des Ecrivains de l'Ouest et de l'Association des Ecrivains Bretons. (A Dictionary of Breton Writers of Today) ; 000249; 8vo (large) / Small 4to View more info

American Literary Anecdotes A Compendium of 1,200 Stories and Bon Mots about Writers and Writing, Books and Publishers from the United States.

By: Hendrickson Robert

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Facts On File Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47159

ISBN: 0816015996

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Overall A Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; The Literary Anecdote Series; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Hardy An Illustrated Dictionary

By: Hurst, Alan

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Kaye & Ward: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47584

ISBN: 0718212452

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. 215 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Who's Who in Military History . From 1453 to the Present Day

By: Keegan, John; Andrew Wheatcroft

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111022

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FINE Red boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There are some very slight smudges to the dustjacket covers - negligible, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (x) + 340 pp. Illustrated with b/w maps. Glossary. Overall, this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. " Providing detailed biographies of the most interesting and important figures in milit... View more info

A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific: Containing an Extensive Collection of Words, Terms, and Phrases, in the Various Departments of Literature, Science, and Art: ...

By: Ogilvie, John (edited by)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107533

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Title continues ......"Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish words, found in Chaucer, Spenser, Shakspeare, and Scott, not included in previous English Dictionaries. Illustrated by nearly four hundred figures engraved on wood." Full Leather covers, a Very Attractive binding, gilt bands/decorative stamps to boards, burgundy leather title labels to spine with bright gilt decs and titling to spine. Head/tail of spine lightly rubbed. Marbled pa... View more info

How Literature Works

By: Quinn, Kenneth

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1992

Edition: New Edition with Revisions

Seller ID: 47603

ISBN: 0333568338

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


New edition with revisions. Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (xii) + 273 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; 288 pages View more info