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The Official Year-Book of the Church of England 1945 . Abridged War-Time Issue

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Church Assembly: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111057

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Decorated/blue lettered card covers. In the original publisher's red lettered dustjacket which is not price-clipped but does have some very light smudging to the covers. The page fore-edges are lightly tanned with light foxing (brown) spots and a couple of page corners are slightly creased. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxiv) + 260 pp. List Of Organisations; A List Of Corrigenda. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'Very Good' copy. "Abridged War-Time Issue Including Lists of Diocesan Dignitaries, Officials, Church Assembly representatives, etc. Also Informa... View more info

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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

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The Dandy Book 1969

By: Anon (D. C. Thomson & Co. , )

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, D. C. Thomson & Co. , Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114172

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Cartoon illustrated boards with a Christmas illustration of Korky the cat mischievously about to eat a christmas pudding. The laminate at the spine edges is lifting slightly but otherwise the covers are fine. No dustjacket, presumed as issued? The 'This Book Belongs To' box has not been completed which makes the book ideal for purchase. The crossword has been completed in pencil, ( but this may be able to be removed? ) , otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 141 pp. Lovingly illustrated throughout in b/w and colour. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent,... View more info

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Motor Cycling Year Book 1956

By: Cook R. A. B. (edited by, with The Staff Of Motor Cycling)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Temple Press Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114293

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


VG Plus clean, green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. Some 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine from storage. In the original green/black/white, good only, pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket has a little loss to the head/tail of the spine and the top of the rear cover of the d/j. The extremities are rubbed with slight loss/splitting to the corners, etc, and the 'white' is a bit grubby. The d/j is now 'repaired' where necessary to the reverse, and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks good. Internally the ... View more info

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East Africa Annual. Kenya. Tanganyika. Uganda. Zanzibar. 1935 - 1936

By: East African Standard

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Kenya, East African Standard Ltd,: 1936

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 114900

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Annual Large Magazine devoted to matters concerning East Africa. Published in the month of October every year. The plain white spine has some loss and parts have been re-glued. The edges of the covers have some tears, now 'closed' with archive tape to the reverse, but are 97% complete. Some of the front edge tears go through the first 20 pages but only at the edge of the blank margins. Rear cover is an advert for The Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours. Some corners curling/creased. 154 pp. Coloured covers but illustrated throughout in b/w, with one full page lovely period coloured Adver... View more info

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East Africa Annual. Kenya. Tanganyika. Uganda. Zanzibar. 1939 - 1940

By: East African Standard

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Kenya, East African Standard Ltd,: 1940

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 114901

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Annual Large Magazine devoted to matters concerning East Africa. Published in the month of October every year. The pictorial spine has some loss/small gaps and parts have been re-glued. The edges of the covers have some loss and tears, which are now 'closed' with archive tape to the reverse. The back cover (Railways of East Africa Advert) and the last page has had a large gouge/tear - now closed/ repaired with archive tape, but the covers are are o/w 98% complete. Some corners curling/creased. 148 pp. Coloured covers, but iIlustrated throughout in b/w, sepia/white, and green/white, with one... View more info

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East Africa Annual. Kenya. Tanganyika. Uganda. Zanzibar. 1943 - 1944

By: East African Standard

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Kenya, East African Standard Ltd,: 1944

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 114902

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An Annual Large Magazine devoted to matters concerning East Africa. Published in the month of October every year. The covers are poor - the rear cover is there but completely detached - the plain spine is mainly not there but parts have been re-glued on. The edges of the covers have some loss and tears, which are now now closed/ repaired with archive tape, but the covers are are o/w 95% complete. Some corners curling/creased. Internally some old tears - now closed/repaired with archive tape. 120 pp. Coloured covers, but iIlustrated throughout in b/w. Contents include : - The Adventures of a So... View more info

Racehorses of 2003. A Timeform Racing Publication.

By: Greetham, G (Director), Williams, C.S. (Managing Editor and Handicapper)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Halifax, West Yorkshire, TIMEFORM (Portway Press Limited): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50115

ISBN: 190157041X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


AS NEW. Green leatherette with Bright Gilt Titling. Not clipped and with NO Inscriptions or Marks. 1180pp + Adverts. Illustrated with b & w photographs. Heavy. ; 8vo (small, chunky) View more info

Old Bear Birthday Book

By: Hissey, Jane

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ebury Stationery: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112676

ISBN: 0712635734

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


NEW and UNUSED. Suitable For ANY Year - notes the DAYS but NO DATES. Blue pictorial boards with blue titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. There are NO inscriptions or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with delightful colour plates of Teddy Bears. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "A birthday book illustrated with Jane Hissey's Old Bear character, and including vignettes and other nursery characters." ; Century Benham; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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James Davies & Co's Llanelly Directory and Local Guide Including all Villages Adjacent to Llanelly. September 1897. Llanelly TRADE Directory. ( Llanelli Trade Directory )

By: James Davies & Co

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Llanelly, D. James Davies, Press Buildings, Murray Street: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113408

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Dark mustard coloured black printed cloth boards. NO dustjacket, probably as issued. Covers lightly grubby with one ink spot on the top front cover, but apart from a little light rubbing to the corners and head/tail of the spine, the covers are overall VG, sound, clearly printed and tight. No Spine titling as issued, but printed adverts on the front and rear covers. Page fore-edges red speckled (as printed) and lightly 'dusty'. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Advert black printed salmon coloured endpapers. (26pp - Adverts and Title page) + 205 pp (includes 3 full page double sided Advert pages) + 25... View more info

An Analytical Digest of the Reports of Cases Decided in the Courts of Common Law, and Equity, of Appeal, and Nisi Prius in the Year MDCCCXXII (1822)

By: Jeremy, Henry (Of Middle Temple, Esq. Barrister at Law. )

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Lincoln's-inn, London, J & W. T. Clarke, Law Booksellers, Portugal Street,: 1823

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112763

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the ORIGINAL black printed/lettered and bordered, front and back, paper covered boards. The paper of the spine is titled/banded in black. The paper of the spine is split/splitting along most of the edges. The paper head/tail of the spine is missing circa .0.5 cm, and the corners/edges are bumped/rubbed, but overall it is unusual to find such early Black Printed paper covered boards in such a pretty good condition. Images available on request. ALL Hinges Tight and Secure. Plain endpapers, with a contemporary decorative bordered name label on the front pastedown - 'George Newmarch, Burford' (... View more info

An Analytical Digest of the Reports of Cases Decided in the Courts of Common Law, and Equity, of Appeal, and Nisi Prius in the Year MDCCCXVIII (1818)

By: Jeremy, Henry (Of Middle Temple, Esq. Barrister at Law. )

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Lincoln's-Inn, London, J & W. T. Clarke, Law Booksellers, Portugal Street,: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112764

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the ORIGINAL black printed/lettered and bordered, front and back, paper covered boards - with a black '2' on the centre spine. (The second volume ever in this series I believe? ). The paper of the spine is titled/banded in black. The paper of the spine is splitting at some edges. The tail of the spine is missing circa a triangular inch (3.0 cm) , and the corners/edges are bumped/rubbed, but overall it is unusual to find such early Black Printed paper covered boards in such a pretty good condition. Images available on request. ALL Hinges Tight and Secure. Clean Plain endpapers, with a contem... View more info

The Racing Calendar. from 1st July, 1904 - 30th June 1905. RACES PAST Volume One (1) The SOUTH AFRICAN Racing Calendar

By: Jockey Club of South Africa

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, The Jockey Club of South Africa: 1905

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113274

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Full Leather boards with a burgundy and a tan title labels, titled and banded in gilt to the spine, and with further gilt lettering. A crease & some rubbing to spine, corners and boards, but generally a near VG copy now in a clear, removable clear protective cover. Page edges 'marbled' in a sort of leopard print. (lxiv) + 546pp + (3pp). Patterned endpapers. Small amount of light foxing to the Title page and prelims. A name in old ink ( Willevart? ) on the blank reverse of the front free endpaper. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. Contents include Places of Sport; Rules; S... View more info

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The Stock Exchange Christmas Annual 1925-6

By: Morgan W. A. (edited by)

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Gale and Polden, Ltd. ,: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114310

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Decorated, buff, limp-card wraps. Part 'Yapp' edges (slightly overhanging) , chipped/torn here and there. Covers are otherwise complete, sound and tight, but have a few marks and quite a bit of rubbing. Plain un-lettered spine. Internally NO former owners names. 13 pp glossy paper b/w pages of Adverts, etc, + 152 pp, + 2 page glossy paper adverts at the end. Full Colour G. E. Studdy 'BONZO' Frontispiece, PLUS unpaginated illustrations on glossy paper in black and white throughout, with some of the full page illustrations/cartoons in colour/duotone. Light foxing (light yellowy spotting) on the ... View more info

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The Stock Exchange Christmas Annual 1928-9

By: Morgan W. A. (edited by)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Garamond Press, Ltd. ,: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114312

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Decorated, salmon, limp-card wraps. . Part 'Yapp' edges (slightly overhanging). Covers are otherwise complete, sound and tight, but have some marks and a lot of rubbing/possible surface nibbles, particularly to the spine - but all black spine titling pretty clear? Pretty stained to the rear cover, but not affecting the inside. Internally one spot to the first page, but NO former owners names. Including 33 pp glossy paper sepia/white pages of Adverts, etc, plus a blue detachable £100 Prize Competition leaflet attached. 184 pp - this issue paginated throughout. Full Colour Lawson WOOD Frontispi... View more info

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Allen's Everybody's Almanac, and Pocket Book for 1855

By: R & M. H. Allen

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Kent & Co. , (London) and R & M. H. Allen (Nottingham).: 1855

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114412

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


An Early Miniature book. In Yellow paper covers and lettered in gold (slightly dulled) . An attractive little book - Sized 3.4" x 2.1" (8.7 cm x 5.2 cm). 8 pages (25-28pp and 45-48pp) have the bottom BLANK edges CUT OFF, but with hardly any loss to the text, except for some slight close-trimming, particularly to the fore-edge of page 26, where the December dates (1 to 31) from 20 onwards have lost the first digit. The first part of the book is a straight forward Almanac, each page with a blank page for notes opposite (nothing written on any). From page 28 onwards there are pages of 'Useful Inf... View more info

Neath . The Official Guide . Fifth Edition The Official Guide to the Borough of Neath

By: Rees The Rev. T. Mardy ( & ) Neath Town Council

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Neath, South Wales, Neath Town Council ( & Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. ,): 1932

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 113264

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's oblong tan pictorial light card covers - illustrated in brown and green ( impression of Neath Abbey? ). Stated 'With Map' but not dated - however the latest date noted internally is 1931, and I also have had a Sixth Edition for sale which is dated 1934-5, so I would guess this is c. 1932/33. Covers generally Very Good, but this copy has one small tear to the top blank margin of the front cover, now neatly closed with archive tape to the reverse. One small spot and a little Very light edgewear. Internally very clean and tight. 32pp. Illustrated in b/w and with one si... View more info

The British Dominions Year Book 1917

By: Salmon, Edward and Worsfold, James (edited by)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The British Dominions General Insurance Co Ltd: 1917

Seller ID: 001916

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Paper Covered Printed Boards with cloth spine. 384 pp. Boards 'dusty' and a little worn, spine faded/'sunned', with one small 'nick'just above the 'B' of British, edges . E/p's browning. Contents include the Calendar for the year 1917. List of branches. List of members of local boards. Lots of articles on contemporary 'happenings' including the Shackleton Expedition, the Suez Canal, etc, etc. First World War issue with quite a large proportion of the content devoted to various aspects of the War - Listing the VC's "awarded over the last 13 months" , 'Devices of War', "Enemy... View more info

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Original Victorian Advertising BOOKMARK with Calendar for 1895. Produced By/for the Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited

By: The Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited: 1895

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 113966

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


ORIGINAL ANTIQUE highly decorative BOOKMARK/CALENDAR from the Equitable Fire and Accident Office. Printed on both sides on a single card with both top and bottom edges cut in a half hexagon. Decorated in brilliant colour with gilt enhancement. Printed with the Calendar for the year 1895 - six months printed on each side. Illustration of the company's buildings in Manchester. States the financial position of the company as of the date of printing. Advertising for various types of Insurance - 'Fire Policies on all classes of Home Risks at Moderate Rates' and 'Accident'. A lovely ORIGINAL Victor... View more info

Teddy Bears . 1999 Taschen Diary . UNUSED

By: Vries, Mirja De

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Koln, Benedikt Taschen: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112665

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


New and Unused. Spiral bound with white titling on an opaque plastic cover. There are NO inscriptions or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with delightful colour photographs of adorable TEDDY BEARS. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "With a whimsical imagination altogether her own, the dedicated Mirja de Vries has produced photographs that eloquently say what so many know - THAT TEDDY BEARS ARE MAGIC - and photographing them is fun. " ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info