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Swallowdale

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3680

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Original boards sunned to all parts but more notably to the spine and lower board which is also water stained. Rubbed cloth but well bound with soiled upper page edges. Inscription dated 1932 to the half title with contents otherwise unmarked and fine. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 453,[3] pages View more info

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The Farmers' Calendar containing the business necessary to be performed on various kinds of farms during every month of the year.

By: Arthur Young

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Richard Phillips: 1809

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: k401

Condition: Very Good


In period green slightly worn ½ morocco over marbled boards. Small Aubrey of Salisbury binders label to the front pastedown. A very good tight copy in clean internal condition with both plates present with foxing. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xi,[1],663,[1] pages View more info

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The Isles of the Pacific; or, Sketches from the South Seas.

By: B. Francis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: (1885)

Seller ID: k1025

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Late 19th century copy (probably 1885), 'Eighth Thousand', in original decorated boards which are rubbed and soiled with nicks to the tips of the spine; AEG. 1886 prize plate (recipient scratched out) to the front pastedown which has evidence of a removal to the top and minor cracking. The contents are largely very good and clean however the section of page 193-208 is loose. 32 page publisher catalogue for young people and little ones to the rear. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224,32 pages View more info

Image for The Botanic Garden; consisting of highly finished representations of hardy ornamental flowering plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. Vol. XIII.

The Botanic Garden; consisting of highly finished representations of hardy ornamental flowering plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. Vol. XIII.

By: B. Maund

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons: c. 1850

Seller ID: k3327

Condition: Near Fine


Undated circa 1850. Bound also is 'The Fruitist; A Treatise on Orchard and Garden Fruits [...] and 'The Floral Register Part II'. In full calf with blindstamped boards which have gilt decoration and with some wear to the corners. The spine has four gilt decorated raised bands as well as the title and author in gilt. Tightly bound, AEG and with small black label of Anne Hodder Allington to the fp of the marbled endpapers. With many fine hand coloured plates of flowers (4 illustrations to a page) along with 36 fine hand coloured plates of fruits each having the first part of the descripti... View more info

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Art Deco and British Car Design: The Airline Cars of the 1930s

By: Barrie Down

Price: £199.99

Publisher: Dorchester, Veloce Publishing Limited: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1453

ISBN: 1845842529

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


The book and dust jacket are both in very fine clean condition with minimal shop wear. A very nice copy. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 144 pages View more info

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Poesies de M. Berenger Tome Premier. [and] Tome Second [2 Volumes]

By: Berenger

Price: £19.50

Publisher: London, 1785

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3213

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes in full calf with gilt to the margins of the boards and gilt decoration and lettering to the spines. Modest wear, including to the hinges, but each spine tip has a small amount of loss. AEG and unmarked marble endpapers. Tightly bound and fine contents with all text in French. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; [4],234,[2] + [4],220,[4] pages View more info

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Dictionnaire Des Arts Liturgiques, XIXe-XXe siècle

By: Bernard Berthod; Elisabeth Hardouin-Fugier

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Editions De L'Amateur: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2448

ISBN: 2859172157

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


The boards are very fine as are the contents but there is a large erotic Eric Gill bookplate to the ffep. The dust jacket is comprehensively sunned to the spine with minor sunning around it but is otherwise bright and clean without wear. A very heavy book for overseas shipping purposes and sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 463,[1] pages View more info

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Cathedrale de Poitiers 1787 a 1790: L'Orgue de Francois-Henri Clicquot: Facteur d'Orgues du Roy

By: Bernard Brochard et al

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Poitou-Charentes, Ministre de la Culture et de la Francophone: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2433

Condition: Very Good


There is sunning to parts of the covers and spine which are otherwise fine. The contents, in French language only, are in fine condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 103,[1] pages View more info

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Oeuvres Completes De Bertin

By: Bertin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Paris, Menard et Desenne, Fils.: 1821

Seller ID: k3234

Condition: Good


Full calf with gilt decoration to the margins of the upper and lower boards, which have worn corners. Faded gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and with the joints partly cracked and split. Small loss (1.5cm approx) to the top of the spine. Marbled endpapers and with minor foxing to the contents and loss to part of the frontispiece tissue. The contents are otherwise very good but a little tanned. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; viii,252 pages View more info

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West of the Rio Grande

By: Birdsall Briscoe

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.: [1934]

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: k3033

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light blue cloth boards are very fine but the page edges are foxed. Well bound but with the foxing extending inside the edges and to the first and final pages. The contents are otherwise fine. The dust jacket is bright but slightly soiled and has wear and tear to the edges including a few very small chips. Not price clipped. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; x,342 pages View more info

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British Breeds of Live Stock

By: Board of Agriculture and Fisheries

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: k687

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Minor rubbing to the green cloth only. Fine inside with many plates. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 146 pages View more info

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Chingford at War 1939-1945

By: Borough of Chingford

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Chingford, Betty Brown: 2004

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: k1742

ISBN: 0954926501

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


An ex-library copy a few of the usual library indicators. The dust jacket is in very good clean condition and is contained in a clear plastic protector. This has been stuck to the edges of the upper and lower boards and cannot be removed without a small amount of damage at least to the pastedowns. The book & folding map is in very good clean condition except that coffee/tea has been spilt. Thus pages 130 to 141 have staining and crinkling. No pages are stuck together and no text is damaged. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [24],172,[2],[22] pages View more info

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Death in Victorian Farnham: An Investigation into mortality and life expectancy in the mid 19th century

By: Brigid Fice

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Farnham, Farnham District & Museum Society: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2031

ISBN: 0901638153

Condition: Fine


A fine bright clean and unmarked copy. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; x,160 pages View more info

Image for British Rail Passenger Timetable 1 October 1990 to 12 May 1991

British Rail Passenger Timetable 1 October 1990 to 12 May 1991

By: British Rail

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Colchester, British Rail: 1990

Seller ID: k2110

Condition: Very Good


The paper covers are bright and clean but with some scratches, and the upper page edges have some soiling. The book is well bound and the contents are fine and unmarked. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1712 pages View more info

Image for Brown's Stanger's Handbook and Illustrated Guide to Salisbury Cathedral; The Illustrated Guide to the City of Salisbury with 30 Engravings.; The Illustrated Guide to Old Sarum & Stonehenge with Engravings.

Brown's Stanger's Handbook and Illustrated Guide to Salisbury Cathedral; The Illustrated Guide to the City of Salisbury with 30 Engravings.; The Illustrated Guide to Old Sarum & Stonehenge with Engravings.

By: Brown and Co.

Price: £31.50

Publisher: Salisbury; London, Brown and Co.; Simpkin and Co.: 1874, 1866, 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2406

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


3 books in 1 with faded gilt lettering 'Guide to Salisbury & c.' to the red spine which is worn and has loss of 1/2 inch approx to the top. Green boards are very good and clean and the 3 volumes are well bound. Soiled page edges and minor foxing to the advertising on the endpapers. Coloured map of Wiltshire is fine with only slight foxing to the margins and the text contents are all fine and unmarked. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 65,[7],68,52,iv pages View more info

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Copy of Correspondence with the Government of New South Wales, in reference to Pitcairn Islanders settled in Norfolk Island (in continuation of Papers presented 11th June 1857

By: C. Fortescue

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1863

Seller ID: 000780

Condition: Very Good


A modern spiral bound facsimile copy of the original consisting of 64 pages with blue covers. A4 size volume in very good condition. View more info

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A History of the Midland Counties

By: C. Holme

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Rugby, George E. Over, The Ruby Press: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000745

Condition: Good


Original cloth boards are slightly rubbed and faded to spine. Front and rear are cracked but it remains a tight copy. Pages 219 to 230 are slightly creased. A few pages and plates are very slightly loose. Overall a good tight copy. 8vo, [6],277,[3]pp View more info

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Ecclesiasticus or the wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach

By: C. Lewis Hind [Introduction]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3393

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


The boards are bright and clean but the spine, with bright gilt lettering, is foxed and slightly sunned. Well bound with untrimmed edges which are slighty foxed also but with the text fine. The plates are all present and also in fine condition. The dust jacket is bright and clean but has several chips and tears including a large chip to the top of the spine, which means the title is not present, and large tears also to the spine. There are smaller chips to the bottom of the spine and bottom right of the front and several lesser. Some modest repair and papering has been done to the top and ... View more info

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British Wild Flowers.

By: C. Pierpoint Johnson

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Gurney and Jackson: 1902

Edition: Reissued

Seller ID: k2902

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Original green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration in very good condition with minor bumps to the rubbed corners. However the spine is creased, nicked at the tips and having had a glue repair. AEG and with modest internal cracking. Neat pencil and ink notations to the margins of the text and with the colour plates very good and unmarked. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [2],lii,186 pages View more info

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Lost Glass From Kent Churches

By: C. R. Councer

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Kent Archaeological Society: 1980

Seller ID: 000293

ISBN: 0850333865

Condition: Fine


A very nice copy with bright dust jacket which has light amount of wear. View more info