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BENARES and its GHATS

By: Agarwala K. N. Executive Engineer. (The Kashi Tirth Sudhar Trust)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Benares, The Kashi Tirth Sudhar Trust: 1931

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M007012

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A very good hardback book, green cloth with a black printed paper label to the spine and black printed with decoration to the front cover. Roughly 6.5" high by 10" wide (landscape style) . Some very light shelfwear to the corners and head/tail of the spine, but no damage. Very good, generally clean, sound covers. A gentle 'wave' to the whole book but which is hardly noticable. Internally, a former owner's details to the top front corner of the front free endpaper been partially cut off, but a name and "Benares 15 July '45" is still present in ink, otherwise unmarked throughout.... View more info

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A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc.

By: Ainslie Sir Robert

Price: £1,255.00

Publisher: London, R. Bowyer: 1812

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113312

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A Folio of " A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc." . This is a Selection taken from Ainslie's 2 collection of Views, each containing 48 views, originally published separately in 1801 and 1803. The Front and Rear (grey/green paper covered) Original boards are Detached and Scuffed/Scruffy, The title label on the front cover is torn away and only retains the word 'Views', and there is No spine - but all content is present. The quality paper pages are sewn in sections and the sections are loose in the non... 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

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Surveying for Boy Scouts. with Sectional Paper for Survey Work. Revised by Scoutmaster Ernest Alderson ... with Chapters on Map Reading

By: Albert Harman

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Limited. ,: (1934)

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114126

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


NO DATE given, but priced at 9d, and came in with a few other Scouting books presumed of a similar date (? ) but one of which was dated 1943. In the original lettered and illustrated, thin, light beige/cream coloured, card covers with red titling and illustration to front cover. The former owner's name in ink to the top of the front cover. Some light foxing (browny spots) all over and some dust discolouration to the covers, but NO tears or damage. Page fore-edges lightly dusty with age and a scattering of foxing. Internally some VERY light discolouration to the inner gutters and some scattered... View more info

Notes on the History of Nynehead Court. Nynehead Monograph Number Three

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wellington, Nynehead Local History Society: 1979

Seller ID: 107934

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Edges of pages nibbled/chipped, foxing mainly to page edges. Glossy black and white illustrated card covers, staple bound. Covers slightly grubby. Cover illustration is of Nynehead Court reproduced from an 18th century drawing. NO INSCRIPTIONS. 30pp. Nynehead Court - who lived here? What did he (or, especially, she) do? And wear? Who were his friends? Why did he build just that? and when? Overall internally clean and bright.; 107934; 4to 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

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

East Sussex Events Death, Disaster, War and Weather

By: Arscott, David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110531

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Laminated Pictorial card covers with white and orange titling to the spine. No dustjacket as issued. There is a small crease line to the front bottom corner. The whole bottom corner has been creased at some point and traces of the creasing is faintly visible throughout the book - but all negligible. Otherwise No inscriptions or other marks. (xii) + 132pp. index. Illustrated throughout with great archive photos/images in b/w mainly, but with some colour photos. Apart from the crease line, as mentioned above, this is an excellent, clean, tight and bright Near 'As New' copy. " In this fascina... View more info

Introduction to Social and Community Services:

By: Baugh, W. E

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The MacMillan Press: 1992

Edition: 6th Revised Edition

Seller ID: 47360

ISBN: 0333576047

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In the original publisher's titled card covers. Ex Reference library usual Minimal stamps, marks, etc, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 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

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About Aberpergwm . the Home of the Williams Family in the Vale of Neath, Glamorgan

By: Belcham, Elizabeth F.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Aberpergwm, Glynneath, West Glamorgan, Heritage Ventures: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119605

ISBN: 0952049104

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The pictorial dustjacket is about 3mm taller than the book, and is consequently lightly wrinkled with a small tear around top edge and the base colour of the d/j - cream - is lightly faded to a slightly lighter cream, there are a few tiny smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light, and some edge discolouration to the rear d/j. All hardly noticable, and all titling and illustration are clear and bright = Negligible. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and look... View more info

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Le Fer Forgé en France aux XVIe et XVIIe siécles. Oeuvres gravées des anciens maîtres, serruriers, architectes, dessinateurs et graveurs.

By: Blanc Louis (Reunies et Publiees Par)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Paris et Bruxelles, Les Editions G. Van Oest: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113773

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue wavy-patterned cloth-covered boards with a brown cloth-covered spine, and bright gilt titling to the spine. Some marks and discolouration with some wear to the bottom corners, but overall sound and tight. A slight 'lean' to the book from poor storage. The page fore-edges are lightly 'rough-cut' and browned/dusty. Internally plain cream endpapers and the former owner' s details (Geoffrey Webb, Burlington Mag: 1929) written on the front free endpaper in fading ink - Geoffrey Webb (1898–1970) was a British art historian, Slade Professor of Fine Art and head of the Monuments and Fine Arts s... View more info

The National Trust Guide to Our Industrial Past

By: Burton Anthony

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, George Philip With the National Trust: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61204

ISBN: 0540010723

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Blue cloth bound boards with bright Gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket - perhaps some slight fading to the base colour of the spine (which is light blue) but all lettering, etc, very clear. (It's difficult to tell without another copy to view). The dustjacket is Price clipped. Some shelf-wear to the d/j = light smudges/scratches and a couple of pinpoint 'indents' which are only seen if held up to the light. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. 1st Edition. 240 pp. Illustrated e/p's. Contain... View more info

Industrial Archaeology in the British Isles

By: Butt, John & Ian Donnachie

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Paul Elek: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47227

ISBN: 0236401572

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Elek 1979. Creamish Boards with bright brown titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Hardback. Ex library - usual stamps marks, etc. Hinges springing slightly internally so sold as a 'working' copy only but generally Good/VG. ; Elek Archaeology and Anthropology; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

Prehistoric Cooking Places in South Wales

By: Cantrill, T. C. and O. T. Jones

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Archaeologia Cambrensis: 1911

Edition: Reprinted from Archaeologia Cambrensis

Seller ID: 113181

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


July 1911. In black printed, very browned (possibly originally light green? ) and ragged edged/torn with a little loss, paper covers. The paper spine is split and with some losses to the spine. Internally VERY GOOD Plus. 33pp (paginated from the original 253-286) illustrated with one 'plan and section' in b/w in the text. No Inscriptions or Marks. Fascinating info for the student/researcher, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Large Dams in China: History, Achievement, Prospect (English Edition)

By: Chinese National Committee On Large Dams (edited by)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, China Water Resources and Electric Power Press,: 1987

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114936

ISBN: 7120000438

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


ALL text, etc, in ENGLISH. In clean, tight Turquoise 'rexine-type' (pseudo leather) boards. In the original publisher's pictorial dust-jacket. A few 'closed' tears to the corners and the laminate is blistering on the rear cover - but the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Very Good. Page fore-edges clean and white. Internally sepia pictorial endpapers, and a former owner has written his name, date and location (Ertan Dam '92) on the reverse of the front endpaper. Otherwise NO other Inscriptions or Marks. Excellent inside. (12) + 251 pp. Numerous... View more info

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The Earls, Earldom, and Castle of Pembroke.

By: Clark G. T.

Price: £44.00

Publisher: Tenby, R. Mason: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119679

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Original deep tan-coloured cloth, bright gilt title to the front board. Blind-stamped decoration to the front and back boards. No titling to the spine as issued. Light patching in colour to the boards and slight rubbing to corners and head/tail of spine, but overall the covers are VG. The page fore-edges are irregularly age 'toned' (different paper stock used - small local publisher). Internally some very pale browning/patching - mainly to the endpapers, o/w overall this is internally one of the cleanest copies of this title I've had in my 40 years trading. Unread I would think, as many pages ... View more info

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The First Emperor of China

By: Clements, Jonathan

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 114031

ISBN: 0750939591

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


In FINE black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dustjacket. Book looks unopened/unread. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. (xx) + 203 pp. Illustrated in b/w with a suite of (unpaginated) plates between pages 76 & 77 and 3 b/w maps. "This book by Jonathan Clements is the first outside Asia to tell the full story of the life, legends and laws of the First Emperor Ying Zheng. The man who unified China, built the Great Wall, and whose tomb is guarded by the famous Terracotta Army. It exposes the intrigues and scandals of his family - his moth... View more info

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Official Souvenir. Visit of the Canadian Manufacturers to Great Britain June - July 1905 Canadian Manufacturers' Association Tour

By: Cooper, Edmonds and Hedley. Messrs. (edited by)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Canadian Manufacturers' Association. Printed By R. G. McLean,: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113555

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's light brown suede, soft leather covers with 'yapp' edges. No dustjacket as issued. In the centre of the front cover is a gilt edged, coloured 'badge', with a maple leaf centre topped by a crown, of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association Tour 1905. Inside the covers are dark brown silk endpapers. The page fore-edges are a little 'dusty'. A crease along the first (blank) page, o/w No Inscriptions or Marks. 120 pp. A tissue guarded b/w portrait frontispiece of William Kerr George Esq. , President of the Canadian Manufacturers Association 1904-5. The Programme of the T... View more info