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The Four Horsemen Ride .

By: " Trooper "

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111565

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original brick-red boards with deep black titling to the spine. The base colour to the spine is slightly faded but all lettering is clear. No dustjacket BUT the former owner has made his own d/j by using a clear plastic cover then photocopying, in b/w, the title, author, the publisher and a photo from the book and making a 'collage' of the copies appropriately inside the clear plastic cover to the spine and the front cover, thus protecting the book and simulating a d/j. The page fore-edges are uniformly browning/foxed (brown spotted) but internally there are NO Inscriptions or Marks and... View more info

Katechismus Der Christlichen Lehre. Zum Gebrauch in Den Evangelischen Kirchen Und Schulen Des Köningreichs Hannover. Mit Könglichem Allergnädigstem Privilegio.

By: (Lutheran Catechism)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Hannover (hanover), P. S. Schluter: (1790/1840?)

Edition: Stereotype Edition

Seller ID: 112316

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In Contemporary (to the book) brown cloth boards with No titling to the spine. Plain endpapers. Lacks all before Title page. Vignette to Title page. No Date - but presumably a reprint as 'Stereotyp Ausgabe' is printed under the attractive b/w vignette on the Title page. - the detail (dedication? ) on the reverse of the Title page is dated 1790, but...? . The paper/print is certainly late 18th/19th Century. 175 pp. (+1 page at the end = 'Das Ein mal Ein'. ). NO Inscriptions or Marks. Lemon page edges. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy of what appears to be a scarce imprint.... View more info

La Monaca Di Monza Storia Del Secolo XVII

By: (Rosini Giovanni)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Pisa, Presso Niccolo Capurro: 1829

Edition: Terza Editione (3rd edn) in One Volume

Seller ID: 107352

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


iv + 550pp including Index. No author given - but from the Dedication - presumed Giovanni Rosini. Dirty half vellum/marbled boards, rubbed, white lib lettering to foot of spine, title label to spine missing, spine dulled, all edges marbled. All hinges secure, label to front pastedown, stamp to front and rear endpaper, 'invisible' blind stamps on title and last page, some light foxing scattered throughout, but internally overall very good, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Seguito all'immortale romanzo: "I promessi sposi".; 107352; Ex-Reference Library; 8vo (small) View more info

Illuminations . A Novel

By: Aczel, Tamas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1982

Edition: 1st UK Edn

Seller ID: 112595

ISBN: 0571118275

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Grey blue cloth bound boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are crease marks running through the surface of the boards and there is very light creasing to the dustjacket corners. There is a scratch mark and a crease line to the rear dustjacket cover, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (vii) + 375 pp. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, 'Very Good' copy. "In this, Aczel's first novel in English, the award-winning Hungarian wr... View more info

Grandeur and Misery France's Bid for Power in Europe, 1914-1940

By: Adamthwaite, Anthony

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Arnold (A Division of Hodder Headline): 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 108930

ISBN: 0713165766

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. (xx) + 276 pp, illustrated in b/w, plus maps, and tables. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the bottom corner of the front half-title endpaper o/w No Inscriptions or Marks. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright, near 'AS New' copy. "A central question in European history is how did a great power pre-eminent in 1918 lie defeated by the same enemy less than twenty years later. Until recently the explanation has been sought in fundamental weaknesses that could only leave the Fr... View more info

The Champagne Campaign The Spectacular Airborne Invasion That Turned the Tide of Battle in France in 1944

By: Adleman, Robert H. & Colonel George Walton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110688

ISBN: 0856320587

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Green boards that have No titling or publisher's details. (? ) Odd but as the Map endpapers are securely in place and bright and clean, it doesn't look rebound. (? ) . The Pictorial Dustjacket is not price-clipped. Otherwise No Inscriptions or Marks. (xiv) + 298 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and map endpapers. Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. " This gives a remarkable account of the highly successful military manoeuvre known as 'The Champagne Campain' as well as providing a human account of those that participated. &... 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 of Jean-Michel Alberola." Please note that this book is overweight and very heavy and MAY require extra postage dependin... 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 writing I have 3 books in this series. "Dr. Liselotte Andersen, of the Zentrlinstitut fur Kunstgeschichte, Munich, has made ... View more info

Peter the Great . New Appreciations in History 7.

By: Anderson M. S. (edited by E. W. Ives)

Price: £2.99

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1993

Edition: Reprint - Second Edition

Seller ID: 112968

ISBN: 0852783612

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Number Seven in the 'New Appreciations in History' Series. 32 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Notes; Further Reading. Looks Unread/untouched. Other titles in similar condition in this series available - please enquire if interested. ; New Appreciations in History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for French Cookery for English Homes

French Cookery for English Homes

By: ANON

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood: 1912

Edition: 5th Imp

Seller ID: 107336

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Very good + condition for its age and particularly as it is a cookbook! Light tan/brown boards with clear white titling to front cover and to spine, blue/white plate decorations to front cover, black fleur de lys to front cover and to spine, illus to tail of spine, corners bumped, s lightly creased. Some light browning to endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS, foxing to page edges, 280pp, index, hinges sound. Unillustrated. Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Contents include; soups, gravies, fish, beef, poultry and game, veal, mutton, eggs and farinaceous dishes, souffles, fritters, compotes de fruits, c... View more info

Russian Folk Tales. Folk Tales of the Peoples of the U.S.S.R

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: (1950)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113055

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


No Date given - but likely 1940s / early 1950? . In red-orange boards with blue decorative titling to the spine and decorated title stamped in blue and white to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has some closed tears (internally repaired with clear archival tape) , some chipping and surface scrapes to the edges but is otherwise complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Internally some browning to the endpapers o/w FINE. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 243 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w by T. A. Mavrina and K... View more info

Image for Miniature German Calender in Book Form. 1914. Book Shaped like a Vase of Pansies.

Miniature German Calender in Book Form. 1914. Book Shaped like a Vase of Pansies.

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Germany, None Given: 1914

Edition: Presumed First German Edition

Seller ID: 113955

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A 1914 Calendar in German, printed in black & red. The book is cut out in the shape of a Vase with Pansies, and the front cover is in full vibrant colour with 1914 in gold on the vase. Internally it shows the days of the months with Saint's names for each day. At the end are the names and dates of Jewish Festivals; Genealogies of German 'Rulers' (? Can't read the German? ) , etc; and Postal prices, etc. No publisher shown. Attractive little Miniature shaped book. See Images. ; Miniature Less than 3" tall View more info

Image for Grafika (Polish Graphic Art Magazine) No. 2. 1932 Organ Zwiazku Polskich Artystow Grafikow I Zrzeszenia Kierownikow Zakladow Graficznych Dwumiesiecznik Warszawa Zeszyt II Rocznic Drugi (Union of the Polish Graphic Artists Union)

Grafika (Polish Graphic Art Magazine) No. 2. 1932 Organ Zwiazku Polskich Artystow Grafikow I Zrzeszenia Kierownikow Zakladow Graficznych Dwumiesiecznik Warszawa Zeszyt II Rocznic Drugi (Union of the Polish Graphic Artists Union)

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Warszawa, Tadeusz Gronowski and Franciszek Siedlecki: 1932

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 119705

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Bi-monthly Warsaw Second Issue Second Anniversary Book. Union of the Polish Graphic Artists Union and Associations of Graphic Managers. Card covers a little sunned/dusty, 2 small (closed) tears to edge of front cover. Illustration to front cover. 3 wonderful colour advertisements/typography. Text in Polish. Graphic design magazine. A former owner's ink note and date in Polish on the title page. 52pp. 2 full page colour illustrations on the reverse of the covers and one other full page advert. Many articles on artists, illustrators, books etc, with numerous monotone/black and white illustration... View more info

Image for The History of Switzerland . Form the Conquests of Cesar to the Abdication of Buonaparte Designed for Young Persons.

The History of Switzerland . Form the Conquests of Cesar to the Abdication of Buonaparte Designed for Young Persons.

By: Anon (Grattan, Thomas Colley; Largely Abridged From Joseph Planta's Book]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Harvey & Darton: 1825

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113441

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Quarter Leather - with leather spine and original pictorial paper boards. Small loss to head of spine. Corners bumped and knocked. Early Harvey & Darton publication. Small vignette on the paper boards front cover and also on back cover. Small booksellers label in top corner of front pastedown. (Langley of Dorking). (vii) + 316pp. Engraved frontispiece and engraved title page with an engraved vignette. Second Printed Title page. Large Fold-out Map of Switzerland. Front inner hinge splitting, and rear board hanging by a thread. Some foxing to e/p's and title page, but generally very clean. Early... View more info

Image for Freyherrn Von Knigge Welt Und Menschenkenntnis Ein Pendant Zu Dem Buche Umgang Mit Menschen  (Freyherrn Von Knigge World and Human Knowledge: A Counterpart to the Book Dealing with People)

Freyherrn Von Knigge Welt Und Menschenkenntnis Ein Pendant Zu Dem Buche Umgang Mit Menschen (Freyherrn Von Knigge World and Human Knowledge: A Counterpart to the Book Dealing with People)

By: Anon (Ludwig Adolf Christian Von Grolmann)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Germany, Auf Kosten Des Verfassers (By the Author): 1796

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 114297

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Attractively bound in half leather (spine and corners) with speckled paper-covered boards. 5 raises bands to the pine with gilt banding and gilt floral decorations to each compartment, and a gilt title label. Some rubbling to the extremities as to be expected but hinges sound and overall near VG. All edges red, marbled endpapers, with an integral green ribbon marker inside. (2) + 214 pp. This copy belonged to a member of the VIVIAN family of Swansea and has the name of 'John Henry Vivian' (and the brother of Hussey Vivian, 1st Baron Vivian) written neatly in script in old ink on the top of the... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register and Mentor, Volume V (5) BOUND with ' the Life of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia ....' & 'The History of the Revolution in Portugal, in the Year 1640; or an Account Of....' This Volume 5 Covering December 1812 - April 1813.

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812/13

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112801

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather with gilt titling/banding/small decorations and marbled paper boards. Quite an attractive book, but scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather, and the spine edges have split on the top and bottom edges and are cracking all up the sides. Some small loss there and to the head/tail of the spine and to the rear inner edges. There is also some cracking of the leather to the centre of the spine but no loss. ALL hinges holding tight however and for it's age i... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register & Mentor, Volume IV (4). BOUND with 'the Life of Charles XII. King of Sweden". Translated from the French. & Now Published with Additions & Corrections.' This Vol 4 Covers May-November 181

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112873

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather and marbled paper boards. Lacking two thirds of the spine leather. NO Title Label. Scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather. However ALL hinges holding tight and the book is holding tight. The page fore-edges are age-toned and have some light staining. The book, as is the other I have listed (Volume 5) , is a slightly odd collation and consists of - a Full page Engraved Frontispiece of 'His Gracious Majesty George the Third' opposite a most attractive... View more info

The Nautical Magazine for 1876. New Series. A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLV No. I. January, 1876 to No. XII. December, 1876.

By: Anon/Various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113038

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front board is completely detached, and the rear hinge of the spine is splitting down most of the length, but holding. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned. However in very good condition internally, tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service Library - Crew's Library with their book plate on the front pastedown and a blue 'Withdrawn' stamp, but NO other Library markings anywhere in the book. Opposing this on the f... View more info

The Nautical Magazine for 1875. New Series. a Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLIV No. I. January, 1875 to No. XII. December, 1875.

By: Anon/various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113039

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front and rear boards are completely detached. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned and stained. Internally in very good condition, with a VERY little sporadic foxing/staining here and there, but tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service library - Crew's Library with their book plate on the front pastedown and a blue 'Withdrawn' stamp, but NO other Library markings anywhere in the book. Opposing the bookplate on ... View more info

Miro The Life and Work of the Artist Illustrated 80 Colour Plates

By: Apollonio Umbro

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Usa, Thames and Hudson: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7493

ISBN: 0500410356

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dated 1969 - but also mentions "Published in the United States in 1989" - so either that is a typo, or this is a late reprint? In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. 38 pp + 80 colour plates (79 + cover). Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Dolphin Art Books; Ex-Library; Small 8vo View more info