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Napoleon Banished the Journeys to Elba and to St Helena Recorded in the Letters and Journal of Two British Naval Officers [ 1955 First Printing in Glassine d w ]

By: N/A

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Miniature Books the Roedale Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88845992

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , Book has neat inscription dated 1958 and owners bookplate to front pastedown , no marks , no damage , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , clean , unfaded. , corners are sharp.pages are clean and complete, with all illustrations , in glassine jacket that is not faded , not price-clipped, various small chips missing to edges , not a remainder , not an ex-libr... View more info

Blackwood Tales of the Outposts Jobs of Work [ 1932 First Printing in Dustjacket ]

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88846591

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , comes with a Blackwood insert to order more of their books , a near fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no damage , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are sharp. pages are clean and complete, minor offsetting to endpapers , in near fine jacket that is faded to the spine , not price-clipped, minor wea... View more info

Blackwood Tales of the Outposts Tales of the Border [ 1933 Printing in Dustjacket ]

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88846592

Condition: Fine


First edition Second printing hardback in dust jacket , comes with a Blackwood insert to order more of their books , a near fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no damage , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are sharp. pages are clean and complete, minor offsetting to endpapers , in near fine jacket that is faded to the spine , not price-clipped, minor we... View more info

The Goodman of Paris A Treatise on Moral and Domestic Economy By a Citizen of Paris C. 1393 [ a Fine First Folio Society Printing ]

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847296

Condition: Fine


Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , First printing a fine copy , green boards with gilt tiles to spine , picture on front , into by Eileen Power , index and illustrations , no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no spine lean , unfaded, corners are sharp , slipcase is also fine , no marks , not faded , super copy , A heavy book but no extra shipping will be asked for , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All order... View more info

The Leisure Hour 1871 a Family Journal of Instruction and Recreation [ Part Leather Bound Contains All Issues from 1871 ]

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847378

Condition: Very Good


A bound volume of issues from 1871 , complete , bound in vellum with red leather spine and corners , a bit grubby with age but not damaged . complete with all 12 illustrations , and index . Issues from January 7th 1871 to December 2nd 1871 . Pages are clean and complete , no inscriptions , toned with age . superb pictures of Niagra Falls , Cunard ship Scotia and Versailles during the Prussian occupation and others , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , doub... View more info

Image for Our New Order or Hitler's ? a Selection By Phyllis Bottome  [ Penguin Special  Number S134  First Printing ]

Our New Order or Hitler's ? a Selection By Phyllis Bottome [ Penguin Special Number S134 First Printing ]

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847436

Condition: Fine


First printing 1943 , a nice complete copy , pages are toned with age , no tears , no marks , no inscriptions , not faded , spine creased , corners are sharp .Sent well packaged . Many more vintage first printing paperbacks in stock . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999 View more info

Image for Blackwood Tales of the Outposts Shikar  [ 1933 First Printing in Dustjacket ]

Blackwood Tales of the Outposts Shikar [ 1933 First Printing in Dustjacket ]

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848132

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , comes with a Blackwood insert to order more of their books , a near fine book in very good dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no damage , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , unfaded. , corners are sharp. pages are clean and complete, minor offsetting to endpapers , in near complete jacket that is slightly toned to the spine , not price-clipp... View more info

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The Wick School 1910 to 1914

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, The Wick School: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848262

Condition: Fine


The Wick school in Hove , issues number 1 to number 8 [ 1910 to 1914] containg an editoral , school list, notes , sports , letters , prizes and more for each year . Bound in pale blue hard covers with title to spine in gilt . Foxing to first and last few pages with age , text is complete and unmarked . a nice copy of a rare book . sent well packed , we are an independent booksller established 1999. View more info

Image for Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballards [ 1839 Edition ]

Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballards [ 1839 Edition ]

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg: 1839

Seller ID: 88848269

Condition: Very Good


A deluxe edition , dated MDCCCXXX1X at bottom of title page , black morroco leather covers with gilt titles to spine , 5 raised bands to spine , highly decorated in gilt to spine , also to front and back covers , gilt to all paghe edges , frontpiece of Sir W Scott by David Wikie , with tissue guard , yellow endpapers , neat name and dated on verso front endpaper dated 1849 , 559 printed pages , plus 83 pages of introduction . Pages are clean and complete , no inscriptio... View more info

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The Central Intelligence Agency A Photographic History

By: N/A

Price: £22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Stein & Day Pub: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848602

ISBN: 0895685000


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , 266 printed pages , index , glossary , list of ex directors , packed with black and white and colour pictures , a near fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no spine lean , tight binding , pages are clean slightly toned with age , no tears , no creases, in near fine jacket that is not price-clipped, top spine tip has a little wear , spine faded . not a remainder , not an ex-library copy... View more info

Image for The Raj an Eye-Witness History of the British in India Edited By Roger Hudson Introduced By Raleigh Trevelyan

The Raj an Eye-Witness History of the British in India Edited By Roger Hudson Introduced By Raleigh Trevelyan

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848639

Condition: Fine


Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , First printing almost fine copy , red illustrated boards and spine , 648 printed pages with index , small inscription on half title page , map endpapers , no tears , book is clean and bright , no spine lean , unfaded, corners are sharp , slipcase is almost fine , very minor rubbing to back , A heavy book but no extra shipping will be asked for , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are ... View more info

So many A folio dedicated to all who served with RAF Bomber Command, 1939-45

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan Canada: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848906

ISBN: 0771573340

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a near fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no spine lean , in tight binding , corners are sharp. full number sequence . pages are clean , no tears , top spine tip pushed , in near fine jacket that is faded to spine , not price-clipped, small chip missing top spine tip and wear to corners . not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional... View more info

A Book About Paris [ 1927 1st Printing ]

By: Adam , George / Pearl Adam

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88845536

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in blue cloth covers with titles to spine and front , no dust jacket , , pages are clean and complete , all 16 full page illustrations are present , tissue guard to front piece , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , some fade to the cover edges , spine is faded and mottled , wear top spine , covers are vg , contents are near fine , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent ... View more info

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Paper and Parchment Historical Sketches [ 1st Edition 1890]

By: Alex Charles Ewald

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Ward and Downey: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88850100

Condition: Very Good


First edition dated 1890 at bottom of title page . hardback with grey paper covered boards with white vellum spine , black titles on spine , 335 printed pages , boards are grubby , worn through at corners and parts of the edges , the spine is a bit grubby and rubbed , tips pushed , but titles are clear , red top page edges , other edges rough cut , owners signature on front endpaper , pages are complet , no tears , toned with age and slightly foxed . Sent in bubblewrap ... View more info

Image for The Gentleman's Daughter Womens Lives in Georgian England First Edition Folio Society Edition in Slipcase

The Gentleman's Daughter Womens Lives in Georgian England First Edition Folio Society Edition in Slipcase

By: Amanda Vickery

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847251

Condition: Fine


Folio Society hardback in slipcase , no dust jacket as issued , First printing a fine copy , gold patterned boards with tiles to spine , 462 printed pages with index , colour and black and white pictures , no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no spine lean , unfaded, corners are sharp , slipcase is also fine pictoral to one side , no marks , not faded , super copy , A heavy book but no extra shipping will be asked for , not a remainder , not an ... View more info

Image for Viking Empires Hardback in Dustjacket

Viking Empires Hardback in Dustjacket

By: Angelo Forte; Richard Oram; Frederik Pedersen

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 88851491

ISBN: 0521829925

Condition: Fine


First edition second impression hardback in original dust jacket , 448 printed pages , complete with all illustrations , black and white pictures , index , 6 maps , bibliography and conclusions , Book has neat name and address to front endpaper , no other inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , in jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , not price-clipped , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in profess... View more info

The Iran-Iraq War and Western Security, 1984-87 (Strategic Defence Studies Series)

By: Anthony H. Cordesman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Jane's Information Group: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848925

ISBN: 0710604963

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no spine lean , in tight binding , corners are sharp. pages are clean , no tears , no creases, in near fine jacket that is spine faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , not price-clipped, not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double... View more info

Image for The World on Fire 1919 and the Battle with Bolshevism

The World on Fire 1919 and the Battle with Bolshevism

By: Anthony Read

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cape: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88851489

ISBN: 0224075950

Condition: Fine


First edition first impression hardback in original dust jacket , 379 printed pages , complete with all black and white pictures , index , bibliography , notes and appendix , no inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , pages toned with age , in jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , not price-clipped , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-w... View more info

Image for On England And Other Addresses [ 1926 First Printing ]

On England And Other Addresses [ 1926 First Printing ]

By: Baldwin , Stanley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Philip Allan and Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88845470

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dark blue hard covers with giklt titles to spine , no dust jacket , complete with frontpiece with tissue guard , no marks , no inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , no weakness to hinges, in tight binding , clean , unfaded. , corners are sharp , previous owners super bookplate affixed to front pastedown , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders are sent in , double bubbl... View more info

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The Senses in Late Medieval England First Edition Hardback in Dustjacket

By: C M Woolgar

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88851486

ISBN: 0300118716

Condition: Fine


First edition first impression hardback in original dust jacket , 372 printed pages , complete with all illustrations , black and white and colour pictures , index , map , bibliography , notes , Book has neat name and address to front endpaper , no other inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , in jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , not price-clipped , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in professi... View more info

The Bystander's Fragments from France Number Four First Printing

By: Captain Bruce Bairnsfather

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Bystander:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848272

Condition: Very Good


First printing of issue number four , not dated , 36 printed pages in card covers with titles and plate to gfront cover , large advert for Royal Vinolia toothpaste to back cover , NOT AN EX-LIBRARY COPY , priced 1/- on front cover , all pictures are present , no inscriptions , no tears or creases to the pictures , pages toned with age , front cover has a few fingerprint marks to top edge the spine has a few small closed tears , staples a little rusty but affecting the... View more info

Image for Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath

Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath

By: Carlo Ginzburg

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson Radius: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88851498

ISBN: 009174024X

Condition: Very Good


First edition first impression hardback in original dust jacket , 339 printed pages , complete with all illustrations , black and white pictures , index , conclusion , Book has neat name and address to front endpaper , no other inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages but title page seems to be missing , in jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , not price-clipped , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in p... View more info

Image for Wooden Eyes: Nine Reflections on Distance (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)

Wooden Eyes: Nine Reflections on Distance (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)

By: Carlo Ginzburg

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Columbia University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88851500

ISBN: 0231119607

Condition: Fine


First edition first impression hardback in original dust jacket , 264 printed pages , complete with all illustrations , black and white pictures , index , notes and preface , Book has neat name and address to front endpaper , no other inscriptions , no marks to boards , no spine lean , no tears and no creases to pages , in jacket that is not faded , no tears , no marks , not price-clipped , not an ex-library copy. All orders are sent in professional removable dust... View more info

Shadows of Old Booksellers with a Preface By Stanly Unwin 1927 Hardback

By: Charles Knight

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88850127

Condition: Very Good


Presumed First edition first printing hardback in burgandy covers with gilt titles to spine and front , 281 printed pages with appendix , no dust jacket , no marks to boards and spine , no inscriptions , no tears to pages which are clean and complete , toned with age , slight foxing to endpapers and page edges , no spine lean , no weakness to hinges, spine unfaded. , corners are pushed and spine tips pushed and worn , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy All orders ... View more info

Mr Punch's History of Modern England Volume One 1841-1857 First Edition Dated 1921

By: Charles L Graves

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88849924

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in blue covers with gilt titles and dog to spine and Mr Punch blind stamped to front , 314pp , all illustrations are present , no dust jacket , no marks to boards , has the stamp of Rosary Priory Bushey Heath to front endpaper , plus in ink Library March 1930 also on front endpaper , no other inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , pages are clean and complete , toned with age plus slight foxing to edges , no rolling... View more info

Mr Punch's History of Modern England Volume Two 1857-1874 First Edition Dated 1921

By: Charles L Graves

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88849925

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in blue covers with gilt titles and dog to spine and Mr Punch blind stamped to front , 349pp , all illustrations are present , no dust jacket , no marks to boards , has the stamp of Rosary Priory Bushey Heath to front endpaper , plus in ink Library March 1930 also on front endpaper , no other inscriptions , no tears , book is clean and bright , pages are clean and complete , toned with age plus slight foxing to edges , no rolling... View more info

The Sinews of Peace Post War Speeches [ First Printing 1948 in Jacket ]

By: Churchill , Winston S

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847028

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , Book has no inscriptions , no marks , is clean and bright , no rolling or spine lean , unfaded. , corners are sharp , pages are clean and complete but foxed , top edge dusty , jacket is not faded , not price-clipped, foxed to flaps and back panel , top spine tip has some small closed nicks , not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket pla... View more info

Image for Early Medieaval French Lyrics [ 1932 First Edition ]

Early Medieaval French Lyrics [ 1932 First Edition ]

By: Claude Colleer Abbott

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Constable / Oxford University Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88850097

Condition: Very Good


First edition dated 1932 at bottom of title page , the original publishers name Constable has a slip over the top saying now published by Oxford University Press , olive green boards with titles in black on paper to spine , 242 printed pages plus 1pp of ads at back , boards are a little dirty with a few marks to back , spine is faded , spine tips and corners pushed with minor wear also , top page edges are gilt , trest rough cut , toned with age , no inscriptions to tex... View more info

Island of Barbed Wire the Remarkable Story of World War Two Internment on the Isle of Man

By: Connery Chappell

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88848932

ISBN: 0709017464

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , a fine book in near fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no marks , no spine lean , in tight binding , corners are sharp. pages are clean , no tears , no creases, in near fine jacket that is very slightly spine faded , no tears , no marks , no creases , no bumps , not price-clipped, not a remainder , not an ex-library copy We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket pl... View more info

The Fuller Letters Guns Slaves and Finance 1728-1755

By: Crossley , David and Richard Saville

Price: £24.00

Publisher: UK, Sussex Record Society, [Lewes, 2004]: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88847361

ISBN: 0854450378

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing hardback in dust jacket , fine book in fine dust jacket. Book has no inscriptions , no damage , no spine lean , corners are sharp. pages are clean and complete, , jacket is not faded , no tears , no creases , not price-clipped, We accept Paypal . All orders are sent in professional removable dust jacket plastic , double bubble-wrapped and in a strong box . We are a full time Independent bookseller established in 1999. View more info