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Service Newspapers of the Second World War

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Jupiter Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112085

ISBN: 0904041867

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Ex-Library Copy. Black boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There are minimal ex-library markings. These include a few stains to the front free-endpaper where stickers have been removed. There is also a sticker attached to the rear paste-down and a stamp on the publisher's details page. The dustjacket is slightly wrinkled, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 139 p... View more info

The Library Assistant. a Partial ‘run’ of Bound Volumes from Volume.3 (III) October 1901 to Volume LXIV ( 64) 1971 - Lacks Nos Volumes 1,2, - o/w Complete from 1901 - 1971. The Official Journal of the Association of Assistant Librarians

By: Anon (edited by F Seymour Smith - Etc Al)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Association of Assistant Librarians: 1901-1971

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: 47773

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


62 Volumes complete running from 1901-1971. All 8vo (except the last 3 Volumes - 62/63/64, which are near 4to size) , but with varying widths, the earlier ones are ‘fatter’! All uniformly bound in Dark Bluish/Black Half Leather/blue cloth with bright gilt lettering/titling to the spine. Volumes 7 and 8-9 have quite a lot of rubbing/chafing to the spine, with one spine re-glued - all the rest are near VG. An Ex- REFERENCE library label (each with a 'Discard' stamp) on... 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

Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts (1491-1900) in the Library of St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School.

By: Bird, D. T.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Starling Press Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112230

ISBN: 095086420X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. There are light marks to the boards and light foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges. There is a blind stamped impression of an unknown seal left on the front paste-down endpaper. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. 424 pp. Introduction consists of: 'The Hospital', 'The Medical School' and 'The Library and the Collection'. The Catalogue consists of: 'Monographs', 'Periodicals' and 'Manuscripts'. ... 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

The Story of E. H. Shepard. The Man Who Drew Pooh

By: Chandler, Arthur R.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: West Sussex, Jaydem Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112048

ISBN: 1903368022

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW and UNUSED Copy. Blue boards with Bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. 179 pp. The coloured Map endpapers are copies of a Map drawn by Shepard for use of his Home Guard company in 1940.. With a foreword by HRH The Duke of Kent, KG. Profusely illustrated in colour and black/white (150 illustrations, some never published before, which provide an overview of E. H. Shepard's career as an artist). This important biography lea... View more info

Machine Printing

By: Durrant, W.R. & etc.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Focal Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47883

ISBN: 0240508211

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dark Greenboards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (ix) + 245 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Library of Printing Technology; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages View more info

The Carmarthen Journal . Weekly Advertiser for the Principality . Friday August 26th, 1836, Being Vol. XXVI. No 1,385.

By: Evans William (Proprietor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, South West Wales, UK, William Evans - At His Office, Guildhall Square,: 1836

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 110964

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An ORIGINAL Local Newspaper. A 4 page Elephant Folio sized Broadsheet newspaper dated Friday August 26th, 1836, being Vol. XXVI. No 1,385. It was printed and published by "The Proprietor William Evans at his General Printing Office in Guildhall Square". Price 7d (7pence nowadays) - However there is a small red 'heraldic' stamp to the top right hand corner which looks like a 'Revenue' stamp, but reading around it, it states "Four Pence" and on the opposite... View more info

A Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English . Abridged from the Seven-Volume Work, Entitled Slang and its Analogues

By: Farmer, John S; and W. E. Henley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Limited: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112847

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Complete and tight - but sold as a Working copy. Bound in Half-leather with a leather spine and leather corners, black cloth boards, and with bright gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. There is some patchy fading to the boards, loss to the leather right across the top of the spine - c. 2 cm at the deepest, some 'rubbing' marks to the spine and a little loss to the leather corners, but all the titling is untouched. There are a lot of foxing (brown) spots to the Half... View more info

News from the Front War Correspondents of the Western Front 1914-18

By: Farrar, Martin J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108940

ISBN: 0750914947

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price clipped. (xvii) + 238 pp. B/w illustrations/photographs. No Inscriptions or Marks. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. " How the truth of what was happening on the Western Front was denied to the British public, who instead were fed a diet of dictated sanitized propaganda by the accredited war correspondents' report... View more info

The Old English Farming Books from Fitzherbert to Tull 1523 to 1730

By: Fussell, G. E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Crosby, Lockwood & Son: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000765

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


In VG Green cloth boards with Bright gilt titling to spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket has a couple of closed tears, is edge-chipped and a little marked here and there with a couple of very small holes in the d/j spine, but apart from those, is Complete. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. (8) + 141 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Bibliography; Appendix; Title Index; Author ... View more info

Autobiography and Other Memorials of Mrs Gilbert (Mrs Gilbert = Nee Ann Taylor). Two (2) Volume Set.

By: Gilbert, Josiah

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co. ,: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 112813

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


TWO (2) Volume Set - Complete. Chocolate Brown cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. No Dustjacket. There is some slight rubbing to the head and tail of the spine and to the cloth corners. There are some very light 'smudge' marks to the covers and there are a couple of small marks/small indent near to the spine of Volume One. There are some foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges, some light foxing to a few of the inner page-edges,... View more info

GILES Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons, Fifth Series

By: Giles

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Daily Express: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111325

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A genuine ORIGINAL copy covering the period August 1950 - Sept. 1951. Pictorial Paper/light card covers. No dustjacket as issued. Not price clipped. Covers lightly marked with slight curling /creasing/rubbing/surface scrapes to the extremities, but are complete and sound, apart from a 1cm loss (blank portion) to the foot of the spine. Also the staples have rusted and the rust colour is showing through to the covers at the appropriate points, and the rust is also showing ... View more info

An Egyptian Journal

By: Golding William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, Faber & Faber Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60131

ISBN: 0571135935

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardback. Nr Fine/Nr Fine. In unclipped Near Fine jacket. First Edition. Ex-Lib Usual Stamps and Marks. (barcode/stamp of front free end page and stamp/code on rear free end page). Account of journey along the Nile. 207pp, colour & monochrome photo illustrations, map. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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EASEL and BOOK DRAWING. SCULPTURE by Lado Grigolia (In Georgian / Russian (?) and ENGLISH)

By: Grigolia Lado (Vladimir Davidovich Grigolia). Compiled and Designed by Inna Divnogortseva-Grigolia

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Tbilisi, Georgia, Khelovneba Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113814

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


TEXT IN GEORGIAN/RUSSIAN and ENGLISH. Grey cloth-covered boards with deep black titling to the spine and decoration to the front board. Sewn head binding. In the original publisher's cream and black dustjacket. The dust jacket has some light edge wear here and there, but is complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Very Good. The book covers are overall VG/NF but the very bottom edge has some green paint which has also smud... View more info

The Art of Mystery and Detective Stories . The Best Illustrations from over a Century of Crime Fiction

By: Haining, Peter (designed By Christopher Scott)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Treasure Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Thus (Treasure Press Edition)

Seller ID: 002827

ISBN: 1850511357

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's fine glossy pictorial laminated boards. No marks to covers. First published by Souvenir Press in 1977. This is the first history of the detective story to be told in pictures, containing over 400 stunning illustrations, following the development of crime fiction from The Annals of Newagte, Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue to the Private Eye magazines of the 20's and 30's, and the 'Pulp' Crime magazines, etc. (The contents Including Sherlock... View more info

On the Writing, Illustration and Publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice Books

By: Hancher Michael

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan Children's Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112159

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publishers' plain white, black lettered, paper covers. Stapled. And with 'Proof Copy' lettered in black across the bottom front corner. 12 pp (including the front/back covers) . The Author is noted as the Professor of English at the University of Minnesota. A Scarce booklet of interest to Alice collectors, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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"The Liberry" (SIGNED Copy)

By: Hay Ian ( Pseud - Major General John Hay Beith)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, U S A, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1924

Edition: 1st American Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114250

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Patterned paper-covered boards. The base colour of the pattern (brown) had 'faded' to green on the spine but all titling /pattern clear. NO dustjacket. The book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks good. Corners rubbed with the bottom 2 corners showing a little of the boards. A little discolouration/bumping to the head/tail of the spine. Page fore-edges have some light marks. (6) + 78 pp. Internally, this copy is SIGNED by the a... View more info

William Russell Special Correspondent of The Times

By: Hudson, Roger; Max Hastings

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1999

Edition: Fourth printing

Seller ID: 111091

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


1999 FOURTH PRINTING. Grey illustrated boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. In the Original plain black Slipcase - which has some negligible 'smudges'. The top page fore-edge is olive and the former owner has written their name in ink to the front paste-down, ( Joanna Greenlaw - a well known author having written books on horology and the sea, etc, ) otherwise there are No other Inscriptions or Marks. (xvii) + 426 pp. Illust... View more info

'To Hell with Culture'. Anarchism and Twentieth Century British Literature.

By: Klaus, H. Gustav & Stephen Knight (edited by)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 113127

ISBN: 0708318983

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


FINE Black boards with Bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket. The very tips of the corners, and some VERY light 'indents' to the d/j, show that it has only the very slightest sign of wear - all negligible. The Dustjacket is Not clipped. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks As New. This is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. Internally NO... View more info