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Image for Desmond Fairybreath Poems and other Gems

Desmond Fairybreath Poems and other Gems

By: Desmond Fairybreath

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bungay, Vanity Press Ltd: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: k3879

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unusual item contained in a cardboard box with printed illustrated title on top and with printed name on the spine. 2 folding posters loose inside. The main content are 32 printed single sided cards tied together by pink cloth. The verso of the title states this is copy no. 111 and is signed by the author. The contents are primarily illustrated poems. All in very good condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; (64) pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Christian Dior & Chinese Artists

By: Dior

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Beijing, Today Art Museum: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3523

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue boards are bright but scuffed and a little scratched. Veyr minor corner wear but with the contents fine. The main body of the book has many illustrations plus text in French and Chinese. The rear has the same text seperately in English. A heavy book for overseas shipping purposes and sent from our bookshop in the UK.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284,[4] pages View more info

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Reading the Reverse Façade of Reims Cathedral: Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France

By: Donna L. Sadler

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Farnham, Ashgate Publishing Ltd.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2165

ISBN: 1409432432

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket


The book is in very fine clean unmarked condition and the dust jacket is in very good bright clean condition but with some scratching to the front and rear cover. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xvi,278,[2] pages View more info

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Unnatural Death

By: Dorothy L. Sayers

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: k3361

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Undated but early copy with stained and worn blue cloth boards and a heavily sunned spine (though title and author are clear). Rolling and with soiled upper page edges. Minor spotting to the contents and edges, and no inscriptions or notations. Small bookseller label (William Jolly, Newton Stewart) opposite the title page. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 280,[4] pages View more info

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The Air Mails of New Zealand Volume Two: The Overseas Flights 1928-1940

By: Douglas A. Walker

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Christchurch, The Air Mail Society of New Zealand Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3627

ISBN: 0959778713

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


The book is in fine clean condition. The dust jacket is bright but has modest wear and tear to the edges and creases plus is soiled along the left side of the front. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [6],346 pages View more info

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Modern Socialism in its Historical Development

By: Dr. M. Tugan-Baranowsky; M. I. Redmount [Translator]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Lim.: 1910

Seller ID: k2653

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The cloth boards have slight corner bumps and have George Allen as the publisher plus the main title in gilt to the spine. Small 'Mitchell's Book Stores, Buenos Aires' bookseller label the bottom of the fp with the endpapers modestly stained. The contents are all tanned with slight brittling but are unmarked. Otherwise it is very good. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; viii,232 pages View more info

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The Early History of New Zealand. Being a series of lectures delivered before the Otago Institute; also a lecturette on the Maoris of the South Island.

By: Dr. T. M. Hocken

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Wellington, John Mackay: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1886

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The original green cloth boards are a little rubbed and stained but overall are very good. Soundly bound with slightly soiled page edges and unmarked yellow endpapers. Contents in very good condition with no inscriptions or notations. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xi,[1],280 pages View more info

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Railway Management at Stations.

By: E. B. Ivatts

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, McCorquodale & Co. Limited: 1910

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: k3813

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very good green cloth boards with partly indistinct title on worn and soiled paper to the spine. Tanned endpapers with large signature dated 1913 to the ffep. Cracking between frontispiece and title page but otherwise well bound. Tanned page edges also but contents in very good condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [6],605,[3] pages View more info

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The Development of British Locomotive Design.

By: E. L. Ahrons

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Locomotive Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3735

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Bright red cloth boards largely clean with minimal wear to the spine tips. Well bound with an owner stamp to the fp. Contents, including large folding plans and plates, are in fine condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [2],5-233,[1] pages View more info

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Locomotive & Train Working in the latter part of the Nineteenth Century Volume One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six [6 Volumes]

By: E. L. Ahrons

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1951-1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3809

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


6 volume set with the books and dust jackets in very good condition with minor variations. Volume 1 is a little sunned to the boards, has a signature to the ffep and is otherwise very good. Volume 2 is fine with an ex libris bookplate to the fp. Volumes 3 and 5 have name and dates to the ffep and are otherwise fine. Volumes 4 and 6 are fine. The dust jacket to Volume 1 has a small amount of tape repaired wear and chipping to the upper and lower edges. Volume 2 has small chips to the spine tips plus tanning which is largely to the spine. Volumes 3 and 6 are fine. Volume 4 is chipped to t... View more info

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The British Steam Railway Locomotive 1825-1925

By: E. L. Ahrons

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Locomotive Publishing Company Limited: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3888

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Original blue cloth boards are worn to the edges including the corners plus a little stained. The joints are worn and torn and have been repaired. Spine tips with modest loss. Ink inscription to the ffep with small owners label present there and to the rp. Cracking between the frontispiece and title page. Contents however very good. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [8],391,[1] pages View more info

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The Buck in the Snow & Other Poems

By: Edna St. Vincent Millay

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York; London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3535

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A fine copy, well bound with minimal soiling and no inscriptions or notations. Part of the dust jacket, including the front cover, is present but loose. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; [2],vi,69,[3] pages View more info

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Air Monster

By: Edwin Green

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k949

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


In bright clean cloth boards with tanned pages which are otherwise fine. 'Property of Ralph Golla' in ink to the ffep. The dust jacket has several large tears but the front is clean and bright. The spine is slightly faded and has small chips to the tips. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo; [8],13-245,[8] pages View more info

Image for Shakespeare's Wild Flowers : Fairly lore, gardens, herbs, gatherers of simples and bee lore

Shakespeare's Wild Flowers : Fairly lore, gardens, herbs, gatherers of simples and bee lore

By: Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society, Ltd.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000553

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth board bright and clean with gilt title and tooling to spine. A sound copy with foxing to title page and very light foxing elsewhere. 5 colour plates very good. Dust jacket is bright but with soiling to spine. Some wear & chips to edges plus chips to top and bottom of spine the former affecting text. A very nice copy. 8vo. (xii)236pp. View more info

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Paris 1400: Les arts sous Charles VI

By: Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye; Francois Avril

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Artheme Fayard: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2446

ISBN: 2213620229

Condition: Very Good


The spine is tanned plus a little creased but the covers are fine. Well bound and in French language only the contents are very fine. A heavy book for overseas shipping purposes and sent from our bookshop in the UK. (17); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 413,[3] pages View more info

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The Pavement Artist and Other Poems

By: Ella Grainger; Douglas Sladen [Foreword]

Price: £29.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinso & Co.: [1940]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3540

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


Fine clean boards and with fine contents. Inscribed to the ffep, "To Adela with love and admiration from her old friend Douglas Sladen May 4th 1941". The good to very good bright dust jacket has modest soiling to front and rear (greater soiling to the spine) and has a gash to the middle of the rear; plus a little edge wear and tear Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Contributor View more info

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Poems of Passion and Pleasure

By: Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Price: £315.00

Publisher: London, Gay & Hancock: c. 1912

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: k3683

Condition: Very Good


De Luxe edition copy 69 of a limited edition of 500 and signed by Wheeler Wilcox and Tennant in bright large ink lettering. Full vellum a little soiled and warped but otherwise very good, and with gilt lettering and decoration to the upper board and spine. Indicated to have been clasped with cloth or string which is no longer present. TEG with others untrimmed. Ffep has paper laid down appearing to obscure an inscription. All 20 tipped in tissue guarded plates are present being bright and clean but with a few being slightly creased. The other contents are fine. A heavy book for oversea... View more info

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The River of Adventure

By: Enid Blyton

Price: £29.99

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1769

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


The boards are very lightly bumped and bright but with a little soiling to the edges. Soiled upper page edges and with inscription dated 1956 in ink to the verso of the ffep. Contents fine. The dust jacket is soiled to the spine which has some wear to the bottom and is chipped and worn to the top. Front and rear covers are bright and unclipped. B001OX17KO ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; viii,277,[3] pages View more info

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The Early Paper Money of America

By: Eric P. Newman

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Whitman Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1867

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The book is in very good condition with fine clean boards, a little tanning to the page edges and minor staining to the endpapers. The contents are all fine. The dust jacket also has tanning and is sunned to the spine which also has some chips and tears to the tips. There is also other minor edgewear but the jacket is otherwise very good. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 360 pages View more info

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Rombalds Way A Prehistory of Mid-Wharefdale

By: Eric T. Cowling

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Otley, William Walker & Sons (Otley) Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k97

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A very good copy with slight rubbing and corner knocks. Fine internal condition with general index and index of place names to the rear. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [12],173,[15] pages View more info