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Image for European Leather Guide 1977/8: International Directory of the Industry

European Leather Guide 1977/8: International Directory of the Industry

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kent, Benn Publications Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017365

ISBN: 0510498191

Condition: Very Good


264pp, index, 5 language glossary, adverts and directory, leather page marker. Large softback, slight fading to spine edge, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Plain Instructions for Every Person to Make a Will with Forms of Bequests, Tables of Duties Etc & an Abstract of the New Act, 1 Vict., C.26. Also a Plain Guide to Executors & Aministrators; Shewing the Duties of Their Trusts, & How Safely to Perform Them

Plain Instructions for Every Person to Make a Will with Forms of Bequests, Tables of Duties Etc & an Abstract of the New Act, 1 Vict., C.26. Also a Plain Guide to Executors & Aministrators; Shewing the Duties of Their Trusts, & How Safely to Perform Them

By: Anon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Henry Washbourne: 1839

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 021856

Condition: Good


118pp + 12pp adverts at rear. Blind-stamped boards, fraying to spine head, otherwise general light wear, owner's signature to title page, some foxing/marking to contents, overall a Good copy. This is the 1839 New Edition, 'Enlarged by a Chapter on the Duties, Trusts, Etc., of Guardians'. View more info

Image for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring, Second Edition

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring, Second Edition

By: Barker, Phil (Editor

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Arnold: 2009

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021671

ISBN: 0340947632

Condition: Very Good


xxi + 757pp, index, references, a collection of essays in 10 sections, updated with new chapters. Large format softback, very light wear only, a VG copy. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Early Victorian Illustrated Books: Britain, France And Germany 1820 - 1860

Early Victorian Illustrated Books: Britain, France And Germany 1820 - 1860

By: Buchanan-Brown, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018094

ISBN: 1584561696

Condition: Very Good


320pp, indexes, bibliography, 5 appendices, 244 black and white illustrations, 12 colour plates. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English

By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English

By: Crystal, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, HarperPress: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020428

ISBN: 0007235585

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 314pp, indexes, references and sources, illustrations. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Signed and dated personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for International Maritime Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Useful Maritime Terms and Phrases, Together with Their Equivalents in French and German

International Maritime Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Useful Maritime Terms and Phrases, Together with Their Equivalents in French and German

By: De Kerchove, René

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, D Van Nostrand: 1961

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 017233

Condition: Good


v + 1018pp, German and French indexes, illustrations (some folding), drawings. Blue boards, light wear only, some foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, endpapers slightly grubby otherwise a Good clean tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Cats Between Covers: A Bibliography of Books About Cats

Cats Between Covers: A Bibliography of Books About Cats

By: Denham, Sidney (With a Foreword By Sir Compton Mackenzie)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, H Denham: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017053

Condition: Good+


44pp. Red buckram over blue boards, slight fading to spine, light edge wear, foxing to edges, light ageing to contents. Includes correspondence in September 1958 between Sidney Denham and author Basil Harley regarding the latter's winning tape of 'Dialogue for Cats'. 2 letters are from Denham, one typewritten, the other handwritten and signed, with a handwritten unsigned letter from Harley. Interesting period pieces! View more info

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Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks No.2: Handbook of British Chronology

By: Edited By EB Fryde, DE Greenway, S Porter and I Roy

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Royal Historical Society: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 021805

ISBN: 0861931068

Condition: Very Good


xxxix + 605pp. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for International Dictionary of the Leather and Allied Trades: German; English; French; Spanish; Italian

International Dictionary of the Leather and Allied Trades: German; English; French; Spanish; Italian

By: Edited By Walter Freudenberg, on Behalf of the International Council of Tanners, London

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wien, Verlag Von Julius Springer: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017330

Condition: Very Good


x + 170pp + 40pp adverts at rear. Cloth boards, light browning to edges, general light foxing to contents, previously in a bookcase in a company boardroom, so book has a slight industrial aroma, overall a VG copy in a Good+ (edge chipped with small edge loss, general browning, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

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Heart of a Hoofbeat

By: Evans, Margaret

Price: £20.00

Publisher: British Columbia, Earthways Media Limited: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015847

ISBN: 0968521304

Condition: Fine


200pp, bibliography, illustrated. Deals with questions about the natural behaviour of domestic horses. Signed by author on title page. View more info

Image for English Incunabula in the John Rylands Library: A Catalogue of Books Printed in England and of English Books Printed Abroad Between the Years 1475 and 1500

English Incunabula in the John Rylands Library: A Catalogue of Books Printed in England and of English Books Printed Abroad Between the Years 1475 and 1500

By: Guppy, Henry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Manchester, The Manchester University Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021247

Condition: Very Good


xv + 103pp + 16 facsimiles, indexes, appendices. Brown cloth boards, corner rubs, general light foxing, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Traité De Grammaire Francoise

Traité De Grammaire Francoise

By: M. l'Abbé Regnier Desmarais (Secretaire Perpetuel De l'Académie Francoise)

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1706

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016400

Condition: Good


viii + 732pp. Includes a Table des Matieres at rear. Full leather, rebacked retaining original spine with new spine title label to same. Original boards, new endpapers by the Ipsley Bindery. Small owner's label to ffep, contemporary initials to verso of same. General light ageing, French text, a nice tight copy. View more info

Image for The Pupil Teacher: A Monthly Educational Journal for Pupil, Teachers and Assistant Masters. 12 Issues January - December 1878. BOUND WITH: Papers for Teachers and Students 1883: A Monthly Guide for Pupil Teachers, Students in Training.....

The Pupil Teacher: A Monthly Educational Journal for Pupil, Teachers and Assistant Masters. 12 Issues January - December 1878. BOUND WITH: Papers for Teachers and Students 1883: A Monthly Guide for Pupil Teachers, Students in Training.....

By: Major, H (Editor)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Moffatt and Paige: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022295

Condition: Good


2 books bounds in one. 'The Pupil Teacher', 12 issues Jan - Dec 1878 together with 'Papers for Teachers and Students 1883'. Both published by Moffatt and Paige. Contents cover articles and advice, together with questions and answers on a whole range of subjects - history, science, geography, mathematics etc.. Fascinating period work. Plain brown boards, a few rubs and marks, backstrip split slightly to leading edge over perhaps 2 inches but quite secure. Front endpaper l... View more info

Image for Listen and Learn : 101 Japanese Idioms. Understanding Japanese Language and Culture Through Popular Phrases

Listen and Learn : 101 Japanese Idioms. Understanding Japanese Language and Culture Through Popular Phrases

By: Maynard, Michael L / Maynard, Senko K

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Passport Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: R15120

ISBN: 084428341X

Condition: Very Good


The whole comprises a fully illustrated text and 2 audiocassettes, featuring lively recordings of the 101 idioms in real-life situations. Book: 218pp, indexes and is as new. View more info

Image for Casts of Thought. Writing in and Against Tradition (Instructor's Edition with Answers)

Casts of Thought. Writing in and Against Tradition (Instructor's Edition with Answers)

By: Otte, George / Palumbo, Linda J

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021616

ISBN: 002439971X

Condition: Very Good


xix + 492 + 58pp. Softback, light reading creases to covers, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Virgin Homeowner: The Essential Guide to Owning, Maintaining and Surviving Your First Home

The Virgin Homeowner: The Essential Guide to Owning, Maintaining and Surviving Your First Home

By: Papolos, Janice

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton and Company, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020970

ISBN: 0393334961

Condition: Very Good


444pp, index, illustrations. Softback, corner crease to 1 page, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Words from Wills and Other Probate Records, 1500 - 1800: A Glossary

Words from Wills and Other Probate Records, 1500 - 1800: A Glossary

By: Raymond, Stuart A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Lancashire, The Federation of Family History Societies: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021221

ISBN: 1860061818

Condition: Very Good


114pp, bibliography. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Uncommon. View more info

Image for XIX Century Fiction. A Bibliographical Record Based on His Own Collection. Volume II Only

XIX Century Fiction. A Bibliographical Record Based on His Own Collection. Volume II Only

By: Sadleir, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Maurizio Martino Publisher:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021245

Condition: Very Good


195pp, indexes, 16 plates. Maroon cloth boards, minor marks to rear, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. This is one of a limited edition reprint of 350 copies but is undated, although the base of the spine is dated 1951. This is volume II only, and covers the 'Yellow-back Collection' and the 'Novelists' Libraries', 'Standard Novels' and 'The Parlour Library' etc.. View more info

Image for Trollope: A Bibliography. An Analysis of the History and Structure of the Works of Anthony Trollope, and a General Survey of the Effect of Original Publishing Conditions on a Book's Subsequent Rarity

Trollope: A Bibliography. An Analysis of the History and Structure of the Works of Anthony Trollope, and a General Survey of the Effect of Original Publishing Conditions on a Book's Subsequent Rarity

By: Sadleir, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Dawsons of Pall Mall: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021619

Condition: Near Very Good


xvi + 322pp, index, illustrations. Blue boards, small rubs, general ageing to contents, overall a near VG copy without dustwrapper. Includes a loose 10pp booklet, 'Addenda and Corriganda (1934) to Trollpe: A Bibliohgraphy (1928). Edge creasing/small edge tears, a Good copy. View more info

Image for Lag's Lexicon: A Comprehensive Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of the English Prison To-Day

Lag's Lexicon: A Comprehensive Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of the English Prison To-Day

By: Tempest, Paul (Compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022323

Condition: Very Good


viii + 234pp. Gilt on green boards, general ageing, a VG copy in a near VG (minor edge chips, a few marks, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

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Military Medical Manual (7th Edition, March 1952)

By: The Military Service Publishing Company

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, The Military Service Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 021413

Condition: Good+


761pp, index, illustrated. Brown boards, spine slightly dulled, light wear, some foxing, mainly to page edges, overall a Good+ copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Traite Pratique De La Phthisie Laryngee, De La Laryngite Chronique et Des Maladies De La Voix

Traite Pratique De La Phthisie Laryngee, De La Laryngite Chronique et Des Maladies De La Voix

By: Trousseau, A / Belloc, H

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Paris, Chex J. -B. Bailliere: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021827

Condition: Near Very Good


'Practical Treatment of Laryngeal Phthisis, Chronic Laryngitis and Diseases of the Voice'. viii + 488pp, 9 folding engraved plates at rear. Quarter-bound in red leather spine, gilt decoration and titling to spine, over patterned boards. Some rubbing to spine head with slight loss, rubbing to corners of boards. Marbled endpapers, some foxing to contents, occasional spotting, overall a near VG copy of the first edition. French text throughout. View more info

Image for A Gradus Ad Parnassum, For The use Of Eton, Westminster, Winchester, Harrow, Charterhouse, & Rugby Schools; King's College, London; and Marlborough College, with an Appendix Containing A Dictionary of Epithets Classified According to Their English Meaning

A Gradus Ad Parnassum, For The use Of Eton, Westminster, Winchester, Harrow, Charterhouse, & Rugby Schools; King's College, London; and Marlborough College, with an Appendix Containing A Dictionary of Epithets Classified According to Their English Meaning

By: Yonge, CD

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer: 1866

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 017789

Condition: Good


viii + 686pp + 96pp. Black half leather over grey boards, rubbing to edges, slight twist to spine, owner's name stamped to top edge of pages. Some annotation to title page, occasional marks in text, general ageing to contents. Overall a Good tight copy. Gradus Ad Parnassum is stated to be a new edition, undated. Dictionary at rear is also a new edition, dated 1866, so the former will be deemed to be of similar date. View more info