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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

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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 many contemporary adverts. 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: £8.00

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 introduction of printing to at Oxford, with a pictorial history of subsequent progess. 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, treasured notes. 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: £4.00

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 covered are lecterns, brass eagles, reading desks and desks for chained books. Includes a chapter on organs and organ case... 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 accuracy. The second part of the book is concerned with music, and again, the author proposes an improved method. View more info

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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 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

Image for CPC Europe. A family of food companies. Foreword by Leo Tindemans.

CPC Europe. A family of food companies. Foreword by Leo Tindemans.

By: GREEN, DANIEL:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Publications for Companies. 1979 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73405


Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In green cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light scratches. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 403pp. With b/w and colour photographs, illustrations and maps. The story of one of the first United States corporations to establish companies throughout Europe. The companies concerned are food companies and include Brown and Polson and Knorr. View more info

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The Complete Handyman.

By: HAYWARD, CHARLES H.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Evans Brothers, London. 1960:

Seller ID: 54520


Bound in original black cloth with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine faded. Slight rubbing to front). Not price clipped. Clean inside. 344pp. Prof. ills. with b/w line drawings and diagrams. Chapters Include; Exterior and Interior Decorations; Brickwork; Water Systems; Windows and Staircases. View more info

Image for Social Change. Josiah Mason lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham.

Social Change. Josiah Mason lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham.

By: HOGBIN, IAN:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Watts. 1958 1st edition:

Seller ID: 73623


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge. Light scratches and small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 257pp. With b/w photographs. The author was an anthroplogist at the University of Sydney. Much of his time was spent with native populations in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. Here he considers theories of social change and social continuity. View more info

Image for the Essayes of a Prentise, in the Divine Art of Poesie Edinburgh 1585 & a Counterblaste to Tobacco. London 1604.

the Essayes of a Prentise, in the Divine Art of Poesie Edinburgh 1585 & a Counterblaste to Tobacco. London 1604.

By: JAMES VI. of SCOTLAND, I of ENGLAND.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: london 1869:

Seller ID: 53321


Small. In dark grey card covers with gilt and black to front. In good condition. Spine rubbed with slight at lower hinge, board still attached. Covers slightly rubbed at edges. Hinge slightly cracked inside front cover.owners inscription on front endpaper. Small marks on one or two pages. 120pp. plus16pp. pubs. cat. Some peoms by James Stuart, some poems translated by him and his famous Counterblaste to Tobacco, written in 1604. View more info