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Image for Official Handbook -- Grand Bazaar & Fancy Fair -- To Be Held In St. Peter's New School, Swinton -- Thursday, Friday, And Saturday -- May 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 1906

Official Handbook -- Grand Bazaar & Fancy Fair -- To Be Held In St. Peter's New School, Swinton -- Thursday, Friday, And Saturday -- May 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 1906

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Swinton, 1906

Seller ID: 37994

Condition: Poor in Poor dust jacket


Dk red, thick paper wrappers; worn. Very fragile -- binding in very poor condition; some pp loose, but all present. B/w illustrations. Fascinating contemporary adverts. The bazaar was to raise money for rebuilding the school, and if the Official Handbook is anything to go by it must have been grand indeed. Sobering to think that in less than a decade many of the school's alumnae would have been marching off to face an uncertain future on the Western Front. View more info

Image for Die Eroberung des Sudpols : Die Norwegische Sudpolfahrt mit dem Fram 1910-1912. In two volumes

Die Eroberung des Sudpols : Die Norwegische Sudpolfahrt mit dem Fram 1910-1912. In two volumes

By: Amundsen, Roald

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Bern, Buchhandlung Georg Sommerfeld: 1912

Seller ID: 36985

Condition: Good


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; In 2 volumes, xvi, 499; 500-980 pp., original blue cloth with pictorial onlays to front boards, wear & slight damage to spine ends, some bubbling to cloth, internally clean, numerous illustrations, two folding maps, text in German Fraktur. ; 6" x 9"; 980 pages View more info

Image for Commentaries of Ruy Freyre De Andrada In Which Are Related His Exploits from the Year 1619, in Which He Left His Kingdom of Portugal As General of the ... Until His Death

Commentaries of Ruy Freyre De Andrada In Which Are Related His Exploits from the Year 1619, in Which He Left His Kingdom of Portugal As General of the ... Until His Death

By: Andrada, Ruy Freire De & [Boxer, C. R. intro.]

Price: £105.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 38682

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No dust jacket, corners slightly bumped, crease to the top corner of the spine, spine slightly sunned, gilt lettering. Spotting to the side and bottom page edges. Front and rear endpapers yellowed, some spotting on half-title, no ownership marks, text clean. A few black and white prints, and a fold-out map. Binding tight. ; 23 x 15.5 x 4 cm; 328 pages View more info

Image for By the Byways Around Bristol by Motor

By the Byways Around Bristol by Motor

By: B.F.H. [Bertha Fortescue Harrison]

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Bristol, Partridge and Love: 1927

Seller ID: 31202

Condition: Good+


Illustrated thick card wrappers; intact, but somewhat worn; spine creased, but binding intact. Occasional light spotting. B/w illustrations. Delightful inter-war touring guide to the West Country.; 8vo (6" x 9") View more info

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Scenes in America Deserta

By: Banham, Reyner

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: 38195

ISBN: 050001292X

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt covered in archival film, sunned spine, top and bottom creased. Grey boards, red cloth-bound spine, bumped. Text clean, b&w plates, no ownership markings, binding tight. First English edition, 1992.; 22.3 x 16 x 2.5 cm; 248 pages View more info

Image for Walks About the City and Environs of Jerusalem

Walks About the City and Environs of Jerusalem

By: Bartlett, W. H.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, A. Hall, Virtue and Co.:

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 29521

Condition: Very Good


Full maroon morocco, decorative blind stamping to boards with gilt borders, raised bands to spine with gilt panels, all edges gilt, n.d. (c. 1850), 255, 17 pp., slight wear to spine edges, ink names to front endpaper & first blank, tissue guards darkened, engraved title page with vignette, frontis engraving, 20 additional full-page engravings, 4 maps (2 folding), numerous in-text illustrations, 17 page publisher's adverts at rear, binding firm, a VG copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages View more info

Image for Recollections of an Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha

Recollections of an Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha

By: Beckford, William & Boyd Alexander

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Open Gate Press: 1972

Seller ID: 38987

ISBN: 0900000783

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket bright, wrapped in archival film, some very slight marks on rear, price clipped; Boards clean, gilt lettering on spine, corners sharp, minor bump to base of spine; Previous owners bookplate on front paste down, text clean; Binding tight. ; Travellers' Classics; 8.6 X 5.4 X 0.9 inches; 228 pages View more info

Image for A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

By: Bird, Isabella L.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1881

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 35101

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, light rubbing to boards, bookplate to front pastedown, front hinge split, internally clean, frontis and six additional full-page illustrations, title-page vignette, 32-page publisher's list at rear, binding firm. ; 5" x 8"; 296 pages View more info

Image for The Southwold Diary of James Maggs 1818-1876. Vol I: 1818-1848; Vol II: 1848-1876.

The Southwold Diary of James Maggs 1818-1876. Vol I: 1818-1848; Vol II: 1848-1876.

By: Bottomley, Alan Farquhar

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk Records Society / Boydell Press: 1983 + 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 28607

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Both Vols: Illustrated light brown d/jkt, unclipped; a trifle marked, but little other wear. Olive green boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. Occasional pencil + ink notes in both vols. Illustrated pastedowns + endpapers; b/w illustrations. Intimate contemporary view of Southwold, in Suffolk, over half a century. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 149 + 183 pages View more info

Image for Walking on Bridges Walks Along the Packhorse Routes and Bridges of the Lake District

Walking on Bridges Walks Along the Packhorse Routes and Bridges of the Lake District

By: Bray, Robin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hayloft Publishing: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36005

ISBN: 1904524680

Condition: Very Good+


Stiff card wrappers unmarked, spine uncreased, text slightly aged toned, no ownership marks, binding tight. B & W and coloured plates. Signed by author.; A Cumbria Guide; 9.1 X 6.1 X 0.7 inches; 198 pages View more info

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Coaching Days of England

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Paul Elek: 1966

Seller ID: 28719

ISBN: 0236311247

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped; quite intact, but worn at edges, with a large tear on front repaired by tape. Spine slightly sunned. Red boards + dk blue spine, generally bright; gilt decoration + titling, bright; binding tight. Terrific colour + b/w illustrations, wonderfully nostalgic. Long before there was British Rail and long-distance buses, the long-distance stage coach ruled the roost! ; Large landscape 4to (20 1; 96 pages View more info

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Age of the Grand Tour

By: Burgess, Anthony & Francis Haskell

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Harpercollins Distribution Services: 1967

Seller ID: 37808

ISBN: 0236308114

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt in glassine, slightly worn on edges. Yellow boards, corners sharp. Illustrated endpapers, internally clean, published by Paul Elek, 1967. Illustrations, engravings and colour plates, binding tight.; 21.0 X 16.0 X 1.7 inches; 136 pages View more info

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THE TRAVELLER's EYE.

By: Carrington, Dorothy.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pilot Press: 1947

Seller ID: 37955

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


D/jkt creased, edgeworn, losses around edges, covered in archival film and has white paper fill ins. Green boards, sunned on margins, faded gilt. Text clean, b&w plates, dedication from owner and date in ink on front endpaper. Binding tight.; 8.5 X 5.7 X 1.2 inches; 381 pages View more info

Image for London 4 North: the Buildings of England: North V. 4

London 4 North: the Buildings of England: North V. 4

By: Cherry, Bridget & Nikolaus Pevsner

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Pevsner Architectural Guides: 1998

Seller ID: 38757

ISBN: 0140710493

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket unclipped, black boards, unmarked, spine uncreased, unmarked, top edges slighty dusted, slightly age toned, text clean, binding tight. B & w plates. ; 8.6 X 5.0 X 2.0 inches; 802 pages View more info

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The Last Caravan

By: Clarke, Thurston

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1978

Seller ID: 36826

ISBN: 0399119000

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt has losses at top of front cover and top of spine. Spine faded, loss of colour. Brown boards, fading to top edge. Signed in ink by the previous owner on the front pastedown. Signed and dedicated by the author on the front endpaper, but it has been crossed out with ink. Beneath it is a book label. Occasional underlining and marginal notes in pencil throughout, tight binding. ; 8.3 X 6.0 X 1.5 inches; 286 pages View more info

Image for How to See the Cote D Azur For the Soldiers of the Allied Armies.

How to See the Cote D Azur For the Soldiers of the Allied Armies.

By: Commissariat General Au Tourisme and the Franco-Allied Good Will Committee

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Nice, Nice:: 1946

Seller ID: 36260

Condition: Good+


Original pictorial wrappers, covers slightly marked, internally clean, black & white photographic illustrations throughout, cover possibly designed by Abram Games? ; 5" x 7"; 60 pages View more info

Image for De l'Instruction Publique en Hollande [First Edition]

De l'Instruction Publique en Hollande [First Edition]

By: Cousin, M. Victor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Strasbourg, Levrault: 1837

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 38276

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Half-leather binding, gold gilt, corners a little worn. Red spot pattern on all edges. Internally clean, text in French, no ownership markings, binding tight. First edition, 1837, in very good condition.; 22 x 14 x 2 cm; 460 pages View more info

Image for Architecture of Greece  Reference Guides to National Architecture Series

Architecture of Greece Reference Guides to National Architecture Series

By: Darling, Janina K.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood Press: 2004

Seller ID: 31465

ISBN: 0313321523

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's pictorial laminated boards, no jacket as issued, boards slightly rubbed, internally clean, no ownership marks, review copy label to front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pages View more info

Image for An Ornament to the Almaida, Being the Story of Gibraltar's City Hall

An Ornament to the Almaida, Being the Story of Gibraltar's City Hall

By: Ellicott J T and Ellicott D M

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, Ellicott: 1950

Seller ID: 6541


8vo, 93pp. Vg+. Stapled booklet - stapling clean, and intact. Illustrated buff-grey paper wrappers; very light wear; a little marked; slight off-setting from neighbouring book on front. View more info

Image for Italy Through the Stereoscope, in slipcase

Italy Through the Stereoscope, in slipcase

By: Ellison, D.J.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: New York, Underwood & Underwood: 1903

Seller ID: 37997

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; The set comprises 99 b/w, double-image stereo cards (Nos 1-91, 93-100: no 92 is missing). The cards are in VG condition. There is an accompanying book: light green boards (no d/jkt); one or minor patches of discolouration; binding tight; gilt titling & decoration bright. Front foredges lightly spotted; text clear. Book condition VG+. Laid-in to the book is a booklet of 10 fold-out maps; all maps present; maps crisp and clean. Maps in VG condition. Dk brown slipcase: the slipcase is complete, but worn -- many of the joints a... View more info