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Image for Blackie's English-Study Readers. Fifth Reader. Book V. Henty, Hardy, Conrad, Kipling, Dickens, etc.

Blackie's English-Study Readers. Fifth Reader. Book V. Henty, Hardy, Conrad, Kipling, Dickens, etc.

By: (HENTY), VARIOUS:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son. n.d ca 1938:

Seller ID: 77303


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. In dark grey cloth with dark green lettering and blue design to front board. In very good condition. Corners, edges and ends of spine rubbed, rubbing to boards. Slight darkening to endpapers with inscription to front “Sylvia M. Gee 9/2/38.” Some small spots to outer page edges, slight darkening to top of title page. Colour plates clean and bright. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 256pp. 8 Colour plates and 14 full-p... View more info

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Chambers’s Journal Sixth Series, Vol II. December 1898 to November 1899.

By: (HENTY), VARIOUS:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: W & R Chambers Ltd. 1899:

Seller ID: 64950


Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed decor to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers.Else a clean and tight copy. 823, 47pp. Includes, G.A.Henty, Torpedo Boat 240, with many stories and articles from around the world. View more info

Dictionnaire Universel Des Synonymes de La Langue Francais. Contenant les synonymes de Girard; Indiques par le Grand-Maitre de l’Universite de France pour l’usage des Colleges; et ceux de Beauzee, Roubaud, Dalembert, Diderot, et autres Ecrivans Celebres. Nouvelle Edition. Two Volumes.

By: Anon; Various;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chez Garnery, Libraire. Paris. 1818:

Seller ID: 74647


2 Vols. Half bound in brown leather to spines and corners with marbled paper covered boards. gilt banding and lettering to spines and spine labels (red & black). Overall good conditions. Rubbing to boards and edges. Spines rubbed w/ minor chips to ends of spines. One spine labe l v.2 partially chipped. Hinges partially cracked/split. Some foxing marks to pages but generally very clean and tight throughout. Owners inscription and bookplate to fornt endpapers. 543 + 55... View more info

The History of The Town and Parish of Halifax. Containing; A Description of the Town, The Nature of The Soils &c &c. An Account of the Gentry and opther Eminent Persons. Also, It’s Ancient customs, Modern Improvements, Unparalleled Tragedies of Sir John Eland of Eland, His Grand Antagonists, With a Full Account of the Lives and Deaths of Wilkiin Lockwood and Adam Beamont Esquires. And A Catalogue of Several Vicars of Halifax Church...

By: Anon; Various;

Price: £150.00

Publisher: E. Jacob. Halifax. 1789 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74675


Size approx 5 x 8 inches. Half bound in brown calf leather to spine and corners with marbled paper covered boards. Morroco leather spine label with gilt lettering. In very good condition. Later binding. Very slight rubbing to edges. Inside some pen & pencil notations to some pages/endpapers. The odd minor repair to inner pages. Some page darkening, else inside pages clean and tight. Includes an interesting annotated plate of Gallows, (Guillotine). 648 + 70pp. 4 Steel... View more info

Image for Young England An Illustrated Magazine For Recreation and Instruction. Volume 9. January 1888.

Young England An Illustrated Magazine For Recreation and Instruction. Volume 9. January 1888.

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M.; VARIOUS;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Young England Office. 1888:

Seller ID: 76325


Tall 8vo; Size approx 11 x 8 inches. Hardback in attractive green cloth with extensive black embossed decoration to front and spine and gilt title lettering. Blind embossed decoration to rear. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with a couple of minor marks else Cover very clean and smart. tape repair to hinge of front endpaper. Some light foxing to endpapers and index page. The odd spot inside. Neat inscription to top of first page else pages clean and tight... View more info

Image for Italian Tales. Tales of Humour, Gallantry, and Romance, Selected and Translated from the Italian. With Sixteen Illustrative Drawings by George Cruikshank.

Italian Tales. Tales of Humour, Gallantry, and Romance, Selected and Translated from the Italian. With Sixteen Illustrative Drawings by George Cruikshank.

By: CRUIKSHANK, George: VARIOUS:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Charles Baldwyn, 1824:

Seller ID: 79172


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. In Quarter-Bound red morocco Leather binding, marbled boards, raised and banding to spine, with gilt lettering and decorations. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and edges a little rubbed. Endpapers darkened. Foxing to title and contents pages. Plates quite heavily foxed. Some mild foxing to pages else generally bright and tight copy. 253pp. 16 B&W plates by George Cruikshank. View more info

Image for The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper. Volume 33, January to June 1886. First appearance of T. Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge.

The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper. Volume 33, January to June 1886. First appearance of T. Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge.

By: HARDY, THOMAS; VARIOUS;

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London. The Graphic. 1886 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76157


Size 16 x 12 inches. Hardback In blue pebbled cloth with gilt lettering and banding to spine. In very good condition. Boards rubbed. Ends of spine chipped, nicks to corners. Edges rubbed. Endpapers slightly darkened. 5 pages have torn top corner at p167. Some odd mild foxing marks to page edges. Otherwise pages very clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 708pp. With many b/w illustrations with coloured drawings by R.Caldecott in Summer Edition at b... View more info

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Choice Poems & Lyrics.

By: ROUTLEDGE, George; Various;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons. London. n.d.:

Seller ID: 74876


Size 5 x 7.5 inches. In dark maroon half calf leather binding with textured cloth covered boards. With gilt to edges and highly decorative gilt to spine with raised banding and label. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some very light foxing to the odd page else Inside pages clean and tight throughout. 351pp. View more info

The Sketch June 30th 1897 No 231 Vol XVIII With Supplement; Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

By: Various

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ingram Brothers 1897:

Seller ID: 69220


Large Size 14.5 x 10.5 inches. Bound in original paper wrapper. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, rear top corner torn off. Inside centre fold a little foxed, with staples a little rusty. Generally clean & tight. Pages iv 381 to 416 plus iv adverts. Includes Our Ladies Pages (Passions of Fashions) World of Sport, Queens Yachts. Includes stunning adverts. Some including; Lipton’s Teas Ceylon, Various Sports. Full page plate of Hon. Maurice Gif... View more info

Iceland Papers. Volume 1. Scientific Results of Cambridge Expeditions to Iceland, 1932-38.

By: VARIOUS,; Personnel of Cambridge Iceland Expeditions;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press 1939 1st thus:

Seller ID: 74428


Size approx 7 x 10 inches. In light green cloth with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Some darker handling marks to cover. Pages and print varies as different papers taken from seperate/previous publications. Otherwise a very clean and tight copy. Various paginations. With various maps and illustrations. View more info

Image for Who’s Afear’d of Family History. A guide to sources for family history in Dorset Record Office.

Who’s Afear’d of Family History. A guide to sources for family history in Dorset Record Office.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dorset Archives Service. 1999.:

Seller ID: 62315


Tall 8vo. In illustrated limp card covers.. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 61pp. With b/w photographs and map. View more info

Image for England’s Helicon. Reprinted from the Edition of 1600 with additional Poems from the Edition of 1614. Limited edition.

England’s Helicon. Reprinted from the Edition of 1600 with additional Poems from the Edition of 1614. Limited edition.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Frederick Etchells. 1925.:

Seller ID: 72376


Size 7.0 x 9.25 inches. In brown hard card covers with gilt to light brown cloth spine. In near fine condition. Lower corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. Limited edition reprint of a collection of poems from the early 17th century. Authors include, Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spencer, and others less celebrated today. Notes at back identify some pseudonyms and give dates of original publication. View more info

L’Illustration. Journal Universel. Hebdomadaire. French language.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paris. 1915.:

Seller ID: 62205


Folio. In brown buckram covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Occasional small marks. Else very clean and tight copy. 11 editions. With many b/w photographs and line drawings. Some colour portrait plates. Weekly large format magazine in French, published between 22nd May and 31st July 1915. Many articles on aspects of the Great War on all fronts. Also many period advertisements. A fascinating collection of articles. View more info

Image for Paper Making. A General Account of its History, Processes, and Applications. Prepared under the Direction of the Education Committeeof the Technical Section of the British Paper and Board Makers’ Association (Incorporated).

Paper Making. A General Account of its History, Processes, and Applications. Prepared under the Direction of the Education Committeeof the Technical Section of the British Paper and Board Makers’ Association (Incorporated).

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: British Paper and Board Makers’ Association. 1950 repr.:

Seller ID: 68674


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips at ends. Small marks. Small tear to front. Slight browning along top. Not price clipped). Corners slightly bumped. Bottom edge slightly rubbed. Small marks to endpapers. Top edge slightly darkened. Else a clean and tight copy. 208pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and line... View more info

Image for Kingston Lacy. Dorset. The National Trust.

Kingston Lacy. Dorset. The National Trust.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: National Trust. 1990.:

Seller ID: 62314


Tall 8vo.In illustrated limp card covers.. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 62pp. With b/w photographs and plans. Illustrated history and guide to Kingston Lacy House in Dorset. With list of paintings loose in front. View more info

Image for The New Pleasing Instructor; or, Entertaining Moralist. A collection of essays, narratives, allegories and instructive compositions selected from the most eminent authors.

The New Pleasing Instructor; or, Entertaining Moralist. A collection of essays, narratives, allegories and instructive compositions selected from the most eminent authors.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Halifax: William Milner. 1847:

Seller ID: 66321


Size 3.25 x 5.5 inches. In embossed dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened, ends slightly bumped with small mark. Boards slightly warped. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1848. Pages slightly darkened with occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 408pp. With b/w engraved plates. Collection of stories and essays and verses with a moral theme. Sequel to The Pleasing instructor. Inclu... View more info

Image for The Book of The Martyrs of Tolpuddle 1834-1934. The Story of the Dorsetshire Labourers who were convicted and sentenced to seven years transportation for forming a Trade Union.

The Book of The Martyrs of Tolpuddle 1834-1934. The Story of the Dorsetshire Labourers who were convicted and sentenced to seven years transportation for forming a Trade Union.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: The Trades Union Congress General Council. 1934 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76156


Tall. 11 x 9 ins. Hardback. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decoration to front. In very good condition. Corners slightly rubbed. Small mark to spine. Some minor foxing spots to outer page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 239pp. With colour frontis and b/w photographs and illustrations with several colour plates. Produced to commemorate the arrest and trial of the Tolpuddle Martyrs in 1834. Contributors include; Sidney and Beatrice Webb... View more info

Image for The Book of The Martyrs of Tolpuddle 1834-1934. The Story of the Dorsetshire Labourers who were convicted and sentenced to seven years transportation for forming a Trade Union.

The Book of The Martyrs of Tolpuddle 1834-1934. The Story of the Dorsetshire Labourers who were convicted and sentenced to seven years transportation for forming a Trade Union.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: The Trades Union Congress General Council. 1934 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 78792


Tall. In dark blue cloth covers with leather binding to spine and corners. Gilt banding and lettering to spine. Gilt page edging to top. No dustwrapper. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Slight rubbing to edges. Inside clean and tight copy. 239pp. With colour frontis and b/w photographs and illustrations with several colour plates. Produced to commemorate the arrest and trial of the Tolpuddle Martyrs in 1834. Contributors include; Sidney an... View more info

Image for The Game of Golf. The Lonsdale Library volume IX. Stroke Play, by Joyce and Roger Wethered; Match and Medal Play, Practice, Middle-Aged Golf, Watching for Profit & Famous Courses, by Bernard Darwin; History & Literature, by Horace Hutchinson; Golf Architecture & Green-keeping, by T.C.Simpson. With one hundred illustrations.

The Game of Golf. The Lonsdale Library volume IX. Stroke Play, by Joyce and Roger Wethered; Match and Medal Play, Practice, Middle-Aged Golf, Watching for Profit & Famous Courses, by Bernard Darwin; History & Literature, by Horace Hutchinson; Golf Architecture & Green-keeping, by T.C.Simpson. With one hundred illustrations.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London. Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd. 1931. 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67411


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In light brown buckram binding with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Front part faded with a couple of small marks. Else a clean and tight copy. 251pp. With b/w photo plates. Guidance for golfers with accompanying photographs. View more info

Image for The Royal River. The Thames, From Source to Sea. Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial.

The Royal River. The Thames, From Source to Sea. Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Books. London. 1985 facsimile reprint.:

Seller ID: 73144


Size 8.25 x 11.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). Long inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 368pp. With b/w engraved illustrations and maps. Facsimile reprint of book originally published in 1885. The various contributors describe stretches of the River Thames from its Source to the Nore. With table of distances... View more info