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Image for The Illustrated London News. Christmas Number 1976.

The Illustrated London News. Christmas Number 1976.

By: N/A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London. 1976:

Seller ID: 71129


Size 9.0 x 12.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Covers slightly creased. Else a clean and tight copy. 90pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. Christmas edition of Illustrated London News with articles and stories on a Christmas theme. View more info

Image for Hatfield Record 2012.

Hatfield Record 2012.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hatfield College. Durham University. 2012.:

Seller ID: 71650


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 158pp. With colour photographs throughout. Annual booklet published for graduates of Hatfield College, Durham University. With news of the College and ex students. Includes Sir Matthew Pinsent. View more info

Image for Wessex. An Annual Record of the Movement for a University of Wessex. Vol III No 2.

Wessex. An Annual Record of the Movement for a University of Wessex. Vol III No 2.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pilgrim Press. 1935.:

Seller ID: 72763


Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In brown limp card covers with black illustration and lettering. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 111pp. With b/w plates and woodcuts in text. Magazine format published by University College Southampton, with articles on various subjects including Isaac Watts, Thomas Hardy and Religion, the Students’ Union, poems, and reviews. In very good condition for year and binding. With ma... View more info

The Diamond Jubilee Book of Scouting 1907-1967

By: ( SCOUTING )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pearson - London 1966 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 46738


White cloth spine, gilt. Mottled cloth covers. Fine in very good dustwrapper. Coloured frontis.plate of “Founder and Scout”. Numerous black & white illustrations. 126 pp. Commemorates- in essays, recollections, photographs, and cartoons - the first “sixty glorious years”. View more info

Image for Voces Populi. Reprinted from “Punch”. With twenty illustrations by J.Bernard Partridge. Third edition.

Voces Populi. Reprinted from “Punch”. With twenty illustrations by J.Bernard Partridge. Third edition.

By: ANSTEY, F.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1892 3rd edition.:

Seller ID: 67679


Size 6.75 x 8.5 inches. In marbled hard card covers with gilt to green cloth spine. Brown endpapers. In very good condition.Spine slightly darkened. Slightly rubbed around edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 136pp. With line drawings by J.Bernard Partridge. Collection of amusing sketches previously published in Punch Magazine. View more info

Image for The Twins of Overbury, or the true story of two dogs. Signed and dedicated.

The Twins of Overbury, or the true story of two dogs. Signed and dedicated.

By: BACOT, M.E.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Thirsk. 1892 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65276


8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to boards. Neat dedicatory inscription to front endpaper, dated 1892. Else a clean and tight copy. 58pp. Story about two dogs. View more info

Image for The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning. An illustrated history 1478-1978. With a preface by Charles Ryskanp. Signed copy.

The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning. An illustrated history 1478-1978. With a preface by Charles Ryskanp. Signed copy.

By: BARKER, N.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72751


Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Patterned endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small mark to spine. Front slightly creased. Not price clipped). Autjor’s neat inscription to first blank page, dated 12.2.82. A very clean and tight copy. Text 69 pp. With 332 b/w photographs and illustrations on plates, 4 colour. Published to celebrate the quincentenary of the int... View more info

Image for Flight Without Power. The Art of Gliding and Soaring. By Lewin B.Barringer Glider Specialist, Air Staff Headquarters of the Army Air Forces.

Flight Without Power. The Art of Gliding and Soaring. By Lewin B.Barringer Glider Specialist, Air Staff Headquarters of the Army Air Forces.

By: BARRINGER, LEWIN B.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pitman Publishing Corporation. New York. 1943 repr.:

Seller ID: 66668


Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In light blue cloth covers with dark blue lettering to spine and front and silhouette of glider to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. Slightly chipped and creased along top edge. Clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 221pp. With b/w frontis, diagrams and photographs in text. Comprehensive guide to gliding from the USA in the 1940s. View more info

Image for Festival in the North. The story of the Edinburgh Festival.

Festival in the North. The story of the Edinburgh Festival.

By: BRUCE, GEORGE:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hale. 1975 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 57719


Tall 8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Presentation inscription on front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 253pp. With numerous b/w photographs. The story of the Edinburgh International Festival of the Arts from its beginning in 1947. View more info

Image for So Beautiful. My Grandmother’s natural beauty creams, lotions and remedies.

So Beautiful. My Grandmother’s natural beauty creams, lotions and remedies.

By: BUDD, MAVIS:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press. Guildford, Surrey. 1981 1st edition:

Seller ID: 65229


8vo. In pale green cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pale green endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 64pp. Decorated throughout with line drawings by the author. Collection of traditional beauty creams and lotions, household hints and remedies, first written down by the author’s grandmother and here re-created from her faded, treas... View more info

Image for The Art of Hand-Reading.

The Art of Hand-Reading.

By: By OLD MOTHER GIPSY:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: (n.d.). ca. 1900.:

Seller ID: 47198


16mo. (4 m x 7.5 cm). In concertina form.: 8 sections printed on front and back (except 3 of the backs are blank, one has a note in ink). A bit worn, slightly creased. Good. “These cards can be Cut-up Singly”. Each “card” has a picture of a hand with variations of the different Lines, e.g. Line of the Head, etc. - with explanations. View more info

Tea-Cup Fortune-Telling. With a Chapter on Mascots & Lucky Charms.

By: CHARLOT, GYONNE B:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Universal Publ.Ltd. 1937 (revised ed.).:

Seller ID: 49878


Small slim 8vo. Soft red paper covers lettered in black. Some diagrams. 89pp.cat.6pp. Tiny burn mark lower edge of fr.cover. Pages a bit browned around edges. Else vg in vg/g pict.dw. View more info

Image for French and Germans, Germans and French. A Personal Interpretation of France under Two Occupations 1914-1918 / 1940-1944.

French and Germans, Germans and French. A Personal Interpretation of France under Two Occupations 1914-1918 / 1940-1944.

By: COBB, RICHARD:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Brandeis University Press. 1983:

Seller ID: 73976


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 188pp. The book is about people rather than institutions and administration, the relations between occupiers and the occupied. View more info

Image for Pulpits, Lecterns, & Organs in English Churches. With 155 illustrations.

Pulpits, Lecterns, & Organs in English Churches. With 155 illustrations.

By: COX, J.CHARLES:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford. Oxford University Press. 1915 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69057


Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In light blue cloth covers with white lettering to spine and front. Printed on gloss paper. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at ends. Handling marks. Slight browning to endpapers. Bookseller’s slips loose in front. Small address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 228pp. Cat 16pp. With 155 b/w photographs. The author discusses the purpose and use of pulpits, together with wood and stone pulpits. Also c... View more info

Image for The Wigmaker’s Art in the 18th Century. A Translation of the section on Wigmaking in the 3rd Edition (1776) of the Encylopedie of Denis Diderot & Jean D’Alembert.

The Wigmaker’s Art in the 18th Century. A Translation of the section on Wigmaking in the 3rd Edition (1776) of the Encylopedie of Denis Diderot & Jean D’Alembert.

By: COX, J.STEVENS (ed):

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Toucan Press, Guernsey. 1980 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 77927


Pamphlet. In blue limp card covers. In near fine condition. 30pp text. With 8 b/w plates and frontis. A fascinating booklet with instructions for making wigs, beginning with the complex process of preparing and cleaning the hair . View more info

Image for Two Dorset Ballads. C.1700.

Two Dorset Ballads. C.1700.

By: COX, J.STEVENS (ed):

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Toucan Press, Guernsey. 1969:

Seller ID: 58624


Printed on stiff off-white paper. In near fine condition. 5pp. Limited edition of 200 copies. Two broadside ballads dating from ca1700. The Dorsetshire Garland or The Beggars Wedding and The Unnatural Father: or, The Dutiful Son’s Reward. The original spelling and punctuation have been retained but the long S has been replaced with the more usual form. View more info

Image for Phonography; or the Writing of Sounds. In two parts, viz. locography, or universal writing of speech; and musicography, or symbolical writing of music; with a short hand for both.

Phonography; or the Writing of Sounds. In two parts, viz. locography, or universal writing of speech; and musicography, or symbolical writing of music; with a short hand for both.

By: De STAINES, V.D.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Effingham Wilson. 1842 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 65029


Tall 8vo. In dark green cloth blind embossed covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly bumped. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Many pages uncut/unopened. Else a very clean and tight copy. 208pp. With 9 plates. This rare book covers the nature and history of the recording of sound in writing. The author describes the development of speech, writing, and alphabets and proposes a new series of characters to improve acc... View more info

Image for A Brief History of The Royal Society. (1660-1960)

A Brief History of The Royal Society. (1660-1960)

By: E. N. da C. ANDRADE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Royal Society 1960 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 75284


Tall 8vo. Red cloth gt. Small number on inside front cover. Very Good, in slightly rubbed / sl. marked dustwrappers. 14 photo. plates. 28 pp. View more info

Image for Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral tradition. With illustrations by David Gentleman.

Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral tradition. With illustrations by David Gentleman.

By: EVANS, GEORGE EWART:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London. Faber and Faber. 1971 reprint.:

Seller ID: 69787


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In mauve cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 296pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings. Vivid oral testaments from men and women born near the end of the nineteenth century. View more info

Image for Smoking: 500B.C. - A.D.1936

Smoking: 500B.C. - A.D.1936

By: GILBERT, MARK:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New Forest 1936:

Seller ID: 53320


Small. In orange limp covers with red print to cover. In very good condition. Small marks on front cover.Small indentations on first page. Original order form loose insert in back. 8pp. A short history of smoking and tobacco. Covers its use in America and growing tobacco in Britain. Promotes the author’s cigarettes made from home grown tobacco. View more info