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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

Engineer's Handbook of Adhesives

By: Aitken, D F

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Machinery Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110780

ISBN: 0853332282

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket covers have some minor edge wear to the extremities and a couple of scratches to the front cover. The lamination of the d/j is just beginning to peel on a smooth crease line which is next to the spine, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 176 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and diagrams. Bibliography; Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an tight and secure, 'Very Good' copy. "This book has bee... View more info

Iron Horses . American Locomotives, 1829-1900

By: Alexander, E. P.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 111448

ISBN: 0486425312

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


This is a slightly altered reprint of the Unabridged republication of the original edition published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc,. New York, 1941. Laminated pictorial card covers with white titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions or Marks. 240 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings of Locomotives. Bibliography. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "The steam locomotives of the nineteenth century played an important role in developing America's western frontier. This book preserves many of th... View more info

Advertising Leaflet - Remington Cycles (Bicycles) from Coventry

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Coventry, Chas T Robey Ltd. Britain's Largest Cycle Warehouse:

Seller ID: 106756

Condition: Very Good


Folded sheet (folds out to small folio) illustrating various cycles with Illustrations, Details Prices and payment options, no marks, paper browning slightly at the edges with age, includes; The 3 speed Light Roadster, The Popular Lady's model, The 'All-Black' Roadster, The Black Tom, The Super Racer, etc. Leaflet Folds down to A5 size (8vo). Robey sold lots of other things including Wireless Radios and Baby Carriages (Prams) - that I know about!. No Date ? 1930?, 1940s at the latest.; 106756 View more info

Facts About Korea

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Korean Overseas Information Service: 1993

Edition: Revised (and Condensed) Edition

Seller ID: 110053

ISBN: 0930878841

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Card covers, laminated. Ex library - Minimal marks. Label to spine, corner creased. 160pp. Illustrated in colour. Contents include: - Music for the National Anthem, Tourism, Education, Women, Culture, Arts, The Media, Social Welfare, etc, etc. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

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Press-Out Scale Model Traction Engine A "Treasure Hour" Press-Out Activity Book

By: Anon

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Treasure Hour/Murrays Sales and Services,: 1960

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114434

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pictorial stiff card covers - some light edge wear to the covers from storage, but Unused, Uncut. Internally FINE. A completely intact press-out model of a traction engine, "ready to assemble, no glue needed, no scissors needed." . Probably from the 1950s/1960s? . A "Treasure Hour" press-out activity book. 16 pp = 4 pps text and b/w illustrations to the first 4 and last 4 pages. The 'To Be Cut-out Model' comprises the centre 8 pages on light card in black red/yellow plus colours, printed on one side only. Includes information and illustrations of a number of other traction engi... 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

Tickets Please! . A Nostalgic Journey Through Railway Station Life

By: Atterbury, Paul

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Wiltshire, David & Charles: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111512

ISBN: 0715324144

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Laminated pictorial boards with matching pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is very slight creasing to the top and bottom of the dustjacket spine, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 256 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. Index; Acknowledgements. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This is a winning mix of railway and social history, all brought to life by wonderful photographs and illustrations, many never seen before. It features long-lost tiny rural stations and halts as well as those that s... View more info

Thomas Comes to Breakfast

By: Awdry, W. The Rev.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Kaye & Ward (An Imprint of Heinemann Young Books): (1985)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 111849

ISBN: 0718216512

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket, probably as issued? . Head and Tail of the spine and corners of the covers are 'bumped', and very slightly discoloured/scraped to the bottom of the spine, o/w the covers are VG. All hinges tight. 2 small brown spots on the reverse of the Title page and a spot in the blank space under the text of page one which is seen on the reverse of the page also. The bottom edges of the pages are also very slightly 'wrinkled'- perhaps a little damp at some stage in the past? , o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. 32 pp (unpaginated). Il... View more info

Victory in the Air The Winning Years. a 50th Anniversary Souvenir

By: Baker, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines Limited: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110467

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Glossy illustrated card covers. No dustjacket as issued. A slight crease line to the rear cover o/w an Excellent copy. No Inscriptions or Marks. 114pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour with b/w maps and plans. Chronology. A 50th Anniversary Souvenir. This is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. " This is the story of the RAF, the Fleet Air Arm and the British Commonwealth air forces in the winning years of the Second World War. Above all else, it is a story of ordinary people excelling in extraordinary tasks." ; 4to 11" - 13" View more info

London Transport, 1933 -1962

By: Baker, Michael

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111773

ISBN: 0711024804

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


Black boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is NOT price-clipped. An Ex - Library copy BUT with MINIMAL Library Markings on the Front Free Endpaper ONLY. These markings consist of one 'withdrawn' stamp in the middle of the page, 3 small marks (old glue) where a label has been removed, and traces of a single ? Barcode removal to the foot of the page. Otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks in the book. 128 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. Overall, apart from the ex-library markings, as detailed above, thi... View more info

Farewell to London's Trolleybuses

By: Baker, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112315

ISBN: 071102281X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The book is actually in a b/w photocopied dustjacket of the original, tho I have put 'no d/j' as it is NOT the original. This copied d/j is sellotaped onto the books front and rear pastedown endpapers, but there is no detail on thehose inner flaps.. This book is a rather 'odd' edition - in that I think it is an edition which has been bound up from a set of 'offcuts' - the binding is green cloth boards with black (Non professional) 'hand-written' lettering to the spine. Internally the book looks New and unread/unopened. 112 pp. Illustrated throughout with numerous b/w archive photos/illustratio... View more info

London Transport in the 1930s

By: Baker, Michael H.C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111476

ISBN: 0711031312

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


(There is NO 'No.5' in the Title or anywhere in the book - but it appears in the computer catalogue? ) Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions or Marks. 96pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Bibliography. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "The author recounts how the London Passenger Transport Board was established in 1933 and how it evolved during these years. The changing nature of the LPTB's vehicle fleet is also discussed. Alongside the author's entertaining and pertinent text, the book includes... 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 reprinted from the "Transactions of the West Wales Historical Society", Vols IX-XII. Includes papers on "The Reb... View more info

Gleanings from a Printer's File (Limited Edition)

By: Ballinger, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1928

Edition: 1st and Limited Edition of 1000 copies only

Seller ID: 113159

Condition: Very 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. Marine Blue cloth spine with Bright Gilt titling, and blue patterned paper covered boards. The boards are lightly rubbed to the tips of the corners o/w in VG plus condition. Light foxing spots to page fore edges. Internally there is a stamped name/address and a separate n/a sticker of 2 former owners on the plain white front free endpaper. (10) + 64pp. Black/white frontispiece (A Recantation - in Welsh - 1849) , and... View more info

Dunkirk The Great Escape

By: Barker, A.J.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110620

ISBN: 0460120204

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. The covers have a faded spine with the lettering just visable. The front cover also has a crease line running down the top right corner. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 240pp. Illustrated in b/w. Two Appendices; Bibliography; Index. Apart from the faded spine, etc, as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, copy. " A. J. Barker takes a new and penetrating look at the events leading up to the evacuation and its aftermath... Never before has been seen so many excellent pictures of Dunkirk and its ... View more info

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Starling Benson of Swansea

By: Bayliffe, Dorothy M. & Joan N. Harding

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cowbridge And Bridgend, D.Brown & Sons Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119566

ISBN: 1872808425

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. The book focuses on the role played by Starling Benson in the History of Victorian Swansea. (xiv) + 303pp. Monochrome & other illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. Internally No Inscriptions or Marks. The very tips of the covers' corners are very very slightly 'rubbed' and there is a crease line to the bottom front cover o/w an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. Smooth spine - Looks unread, unused but with very slight storage wear as noted above. See Images; Large 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Spanish Galicia

By: Bell Aubrey F. G.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112913

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown boards with bright orange titling to the spine, and a single orange border to the front board. No dustjacket. Very slight wear to the extremities (negligible) and the covers are now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and the book looks Near Fine. The page fore-edges are foxed/spotted and the top edge is 'dusty'. Internally some light and patchy foxing with some (very light) scattered foxing/patches here and there in the book o/w No Inscriptions or other Marks. (ix) + (3) + 200 pp + 4pp Publisher's book adverts. Including 4 Appendices = 1. Medieval Lyrics, 2. P... View more info

The Battle of Trafalgar

By: Bennett, Geoffrey

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110621

ISBN: 0713431717

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Sage Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The boards are clean and tight but the corners and the head/tail of the spine are lightly 'bumped'. There is also a light crease line part way only down the spine. The dustjacket has some slight smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light. The dustjacket is Not price-clipped, and the (crossed out) price-sticker is still attached to the front flap corner. No Inscriptions, but there are some light foxing spots on the front free endpaper and a light brown stain to the top o... View more info