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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-page b&w illustrations. View more info

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

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

Image for 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.

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 + 559pp. 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. 572pp. 6 full-page colour plates. Many B&W plates and illustrations. 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 Sketch June 30th 1897 No 231 Vol XVIII With Supplement; Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

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 Gifford, who led the Rhodesian Horse in the Procession & Sir Edward Bradford Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. View more info

Image for Tales from "Blackwood". Complete in 12 Volumes.

Tales from "Blackwood". Complete in 12 Volumes.

By: Various

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons, n.d. ca1870:

Seller ID: 82118


12 volumes. Hardbacks. Size approx 6 x 4 inches. Quarter bound in black polished calf leather fine binding with marbled paper boards. Gilt lettering to maroon leather spine labels, with extensive gilt decoration to spines. Blind embossed detailing to boards. Red speckled edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to corners, ends of spines and edges. Some rubbing and small chips to paper around board edges. Else covers very clean and smart. Some darkening and moderate foxing to endpapers. Circluar label to front endpaper v.1; “Lambton Castle.” Some mild fo... View more info

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

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

By: VARIOUS,; Personnel of Cambridge Iceland Expeditions;

Price: £20.00

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 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. C102g 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 London Water-Colours Black's "Water-Colour" series. Containing Sixteen Full-Page Illustrations in Colour.

London Water-Colours Black's "Water-Colour" series. Containing Sixteen Full-Page Illustrations in Colour.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black Ltd., 1935 repr:

Seller ID: 81414


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6 inches. Brown paper covers with brown lettering and colour plate to front. In very good condition. Edges and boards rubbed. Some mild foxing spots to endpapers. Colour plates all clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy. 16 colour plates by various artist (including plate on cover). No text as published. 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: £4.00

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 drawings. The authors describe the process of making paper, by hand and machine using wood and other materials, from beginni... 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: £26.00

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

Seller ID: 79694


Hardback, 11 x 8.5 inches. Quarter bound in blue cloth covers with leather binding to spine and corners. Gilt lettering to spine. Gilt page edging to top. No dustwrapper. In very good condition. Spine faded and rubbed at ends. Some minor handling to boards. Neat inscription to front “Arthur Scott, London 1942.” Inside 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; Sir Stafford Cripps... View more info

Image for The Dorset Year Book. 1929. 25th year of issue.

The Dorset Year Book. 1929. 25th year of issue.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Society of Dorset Men in London. 1929.:

Seller ID: 81586


Size approx 10 x 7 inches. In orange limp card covers with b/w line drawing pasted to front. In very good condition. Spine darkened. Handling marks and darkening to edges of covers. Else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 290pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. Dorset year book for 1929. Articles and poems and stories, in plain English and Dorset dialect. Includes articles on; Sir Frederick Treves, Portland, Canford School, Mesopotamia, Bridport, Sherborne School, HMS Dorsetshire, Thomas Hardy, Swanage, Corfe Castle, Canada. 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. Includes articles on Swimming, Siege of Calais, Captain Cook, Dionysius, Guerrilla Warfare, Highlands of Scotland, Japanese Marria... 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; Sir Stafford Cripps; Cartoons by Low and Will Dyson. 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 Dorset Year Book  for 1931.

The Dorset Year Book for 1931.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Society of Dorset Men. 1931.:

Seller ID: 81506


Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In brown limp card covers with b/w photo plate pasted to front. Inscription to top of front cover and title page. In good condition. Spine slightly torn. Darkening to edges of pages and foxing. Else a clean and tight copy. 296 pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. Contents incl.: A chat about Bridport, Weymouth, Swanage, Cliffs, Isle, Purbeck, Stephen Pope, Sherborne Almshouse, Cattistock, Morden, HMS Dorsetshire, Dorset gunners, Dialect stories, Portland, and more. View more info

Image for The Dorset Year Book  for 1931.

The Dorset Year Book for 1931.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Society of Dorset Men. 1931.:

Seller ID: 81507


Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In brown limp card covers with b/w photo plate pasted to front. Inscription to top of front cover. In good condition. Spine slightly torn. Foxing to edges of pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 296 pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. Contents incl.: A chat about Bridport, Weymouth, Swanage, Cliffs, Isle, Purbeck, Stephen Pope, Sherborne Almshouse, Cattistock, Morden, HMS Dorsetshire, Dorset gunners, Dialect stories, Portland, and more. View more info

Image for The Sphere. George the Fifth Accession Number. May 21 1910. An illustrated newspaper for the Home.

The Sphere. George the Fifth Accession Number. May 21 1910. An illustrated newspaper for the Home.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Sphere. 1910:

Seller ID: 62384


Folio. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Covers slightly rubbed around edges with small marks and small tears. Clean and tight inside. 38pp. With b/w and colour illustrations. Includes double page plates. Edition marking the accession of King George V. Includes death and funeral of Edward VII. View more info

Image for Country Life. February 6th 1937.

Country Life. February 6th 1937.

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Country Life. 1937:

Seller ID: 62385


Folio. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Covers slightly rubbed around edges with small marks. Clean and tight inside. xli, 25pp. With b/w and colour illustrations. Includes Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, wedding of Duke of Norfolk, gun dogs. View more info