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Image for The Writers Directory 1980-1982. A reference companion guide to living English language writers and their works.

The Writers Directory 1980-1982. A reference companion guide to living English language writers and their works.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan. 1982 4th Edition:

Seller ID: 73622


Size 7.75 x 9.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; a couple of tears to front top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 1389pp. With 159pp index. Fully revised fourth edition lists more than 15,000 living writers in English of fiction and non-fiction. View more info

Image for Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account of the Several Subjects, in the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, and the Sciences, Human and Divine. Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning. With the Supplement, and Modern Improvements incorporated in one Alphabet, by Abraham Rees. ‘New Edition’. IN FOUR VOLUMES.

Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account of the Several Subjects, in the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, and the Sciences, Human and Divine. Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning. With the Supplement, and Modern Improvements incorporated in one Alphabet, by Abraham Rees. ‘New Edition’. IN FOUR VOLUMES.

By: CHAMBERS, E; REES, Abraham;

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London; Printed for J. F. & C. Rivington, A. Hamilton, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, B. White, T. Longman, &c. &c... 1786:

Seller ID: 76357


Four Volumes. Large. 16.5 x 10.5 inches. Bound in full brown calf leather. Blind embossed decorative edging and detailing to boards. Red and black morrocco spine labels with gilt lettering and decoration. Raised banding to spines. In very good conditions. Covers show some wear, corners bumped, edges rubbed/chipped, ends of spines chipped. Front hinge slightly cracked on vol.1 but holding well. No loose pages or torn endpapers. Bindings all tight and sound. One or two sma... View more info

Image for Classical Mythology. A dictionary of tales, characters and traditions from Classical Mythology. Illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by myth. A collection of myths, retold for the modern reader.

Classical Mythology. A dictionary of tales, characters and traditions from Classical Mythology. Illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by myth. A collection of myths, retold for the modern reader.

By: GEDDES / GROSSET:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Geddes, Grosset. 2002, reprint.:

Seller ID: 73748


Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 479pp. With b/w illustrations. A comprehensive guide to Classical Mythology. View more info

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Dictionary of Jargon.

By: GREEN, JONATHON:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1987:

Seller ID: 71986


Size 7.75 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Green endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 616pp. With thumb index to fore edge. Authoritative guide to Jargon, specialist occupational slang varying from euphemisms to professional terminology. Some 21,000 words and phrases, acronyms and abbreviations, th... View more info

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Arthurian Literature and Legend. The Oxford Guide.

By: LUPACK, ALAN:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: OUP. 2005 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73221


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 496pp. Comprehensive reference to Arthurian Literature and Legend with entries on the history and origins of the Legends, various authors up to the present day, and aspects of the Legends, such as the Grail Quest and the Green Knight. View more info

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Lovely Britain.

By: MAIS, S.P.B. / STEPHENSON, TOM (eds):

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Odhams Press Ltd. n.d. ca1938.:

Seller ID: 71638


Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. Blind embossed decor to front, maroon top edge. Pictorial endpapers. In original hard card packing. In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 514pp. With b/w photographs. Illustrated guide to Britain from the 1930s. Each county has a brief description with photographs of typical buildings and scenery with descriptions by various ... View more info

Tudor and Stuart Britain. The Oxford Illustrated History.

By: MORRILL, JOHN (ed):

Price: £5.00

Publisher: OUP. 1996 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73222


Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Yellow endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 497pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. Comprehensive reference to Tudor and Stuart Britain. View more info

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The Wonderland of Knowledge. An up to date illustrated encyclopaedia. Volume I.

By: OGAN, ERNST:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Odhams Press Ltd. n.d.ca 1938.:

Seller ID: 71636


Size 7.5 x 10.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. Blind embossed decor to front, blue top edge. Pictorial endpapers. With dustwrapper with black lettering to spine. In original hard card packing. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks. Not price clipped). Ocasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 512pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations and 9 colour plates including fold out frontis. Sections of... View more info

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Encyclopaedia of Chronology. Historical and Biographical.

By: WOODWARD, B.B. / CATES, WILLIAM L.R.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. Longmans, Green and Co. 1872 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 64212


Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and black design to front. In very good condition. Re-backed. Spine slightly darkened. Bookplate to front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 1487pp. Contains dates which mark important events in the fortunes of states, nations and individuals. Further includes dates of scientific discoveries and inventions. View more info