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Book Id: 15cw0390

Price: $7.40

Title: BASEBALL CARD Price Guide 1985 - OFFICIAL in GOOD CONDITION - 110,000 Cards with trend indicator

Author: The House of Collectibles

Publisher: The House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida, 1985, 4th Edition, 313pp., + advts.

Condition:Softcover with illustrated cover (see scan) , STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with minor yellowing to ROBUST pages, no marks or inscriptions There is slight age-toning to ROBUST PAGES

Description: The Official 1985 Price Guide to BASEBALL CARDS over 110,000 prices Special Feature: Price Trend Indicator PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A SPECIAL POSTAGE RATE ON THIS ITEM

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Book Id: 15cw0360

Price: $112.40

Title: ENGLISH BOOKS 1475 - 1900 A SIGNPOST FOR COLLECTORS - In two Volumes v1. Caxton to Johnson, v2. Grey to Kipling

Author: Charles J. Sawyer, and F.J. Harvey Darton. Private Printing by the authors. With One Hundred Illustrations, some fold-out. A HANDSOME SET

Publisher: Sawyer, Westminster, 1927. 2 matching Red Cloth Boards. Book Condition: First edition, Limited to 2000 copies. 2 x Octavo,(1) xvi, 368, (2) vii, 423, indexed.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine (slightly faded), slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, a tiny bookshop sticker to fr.paste-down along with book-plate of previous owner, rough-cut page edges, mild foxing.

Description: 'This is one of the best guides ever written to the collecting of English Books", Early English printers, chapbooks, private presses - Skelton, Douglas, Warner, Keats, Shelley, a limited edition set of 2 containing the bookplate of H A Brentnall.

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Book Id: 15cw0357

Price: $15.50

Title: JEPHTHAH AND HIS DAUGHTER : The terrible consequences of a vow taken 3000 years ago.

Author: LION FEUCHTWANGER Translated from the German by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1958, 1st English ed., 1st pub. 1957, hardcover 8vo with dj, 271pp.

Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine & design to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs & outside page edges, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing.

Description: The characters of this drama are at a stage of civilization when the pull of the nomadic life is still strong on the settlers in the Promised Land. This is a novel with the sweeping breadth of the spaces of land and sky against which its events are set.

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Book Id: 15cw0353

Price: $22.30

Title: OLD CHEMICAL HANDBOOK 1909 VAN NOSTRAND'S DATA ANNUAL A hand-book of useful data for Analytical & Manufacturing Chemists

Author: Professor John C Olsen PhD MAICE

Publisher: D. van Nostrand & Co, NY, 1909, Second Issue, 580pp. + 32pp advts., hardcover 8vo without dj, 99 sections/chapters, tables, data, formulae etc., frontispiece photo.

Condition:Worn Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to rubbed spine, STRAIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD MINUS CONDITION, slightly shook but intact and robust, with papertape repairs to pages at the spine from page 406 to page 423, There are a few pencil notations.

Description: Ephemera : Bookplate to front paste-down " Department of Public Instruction, New South Wales Technical Education Branch, Prize awarded to John Woollet for passing in the Honours Grade in Organic Chemistry First Year Annual Examinations December 1910"

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Book Id: 15cw0347

Price: $15.30

Title: A SIMPLE CHURCH HISTORY of the CATHOLIC CHURCH in ENGLAND dated 1904 "A GOODLY HERITAGE"

Author: GEORGIANA M. FORDE With Preface by the Rev. Cannon Benham, D.D Rector of St Edmund the King, London

Publisher: Skeffington & Son, London, 1904 fourth imp., 8vo, 156pp., 12 Chapters.

Condition:Red cloth-bound Hardcover with gilt title to spine & frcvr with embossed design to frcvr, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, foxing to eprs & to page edges, without d/j.

Description: A short and very readable history of the Catholic Church in England, written with the simplicity of a lay-person of the English Catholic Church, and with the peculiarities of that perspective..

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Book Id: 15cw0252

Price: $16.60

Title: OLD Aeronautical Charts for LA & SF 1969 Las Vegas 1976

Author: approved by : USA Department of Defense; Federal Aviation Admin; Dept. of Commerce

Publisher: 1. LOS ANGELES pub. Feb 6, 1969 . 2. SAN FRANCISCO pub. November 13, 1969 3. LAS VEGAS pub. October 7, 1976. All are now declared obsolete.

Condition:STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with minor edgewear - each opens out with 11 folds to open completely

Description: Lambert Conformal Conic Projection Standard Parrallels. Published in accordance with Inter-Agency Air Cartographic Committee

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Book Id: 15cw0245

Price: $$15.00

Title: GUINNESS BOOK of RECORDS 1974 with Aust Supplement GOOD 1974 Edition October 21st Edition

Author: Editors and Compilers Norris and Ross McWhirter

Publisher: Guinness Superlatives, London, 1974, twenty-first ed., Hardcover Quarto without d/j, 349pp., plus 32 pp Aust Supplement & INDEX, 12 Chapters, text to rear epr.

Condition:Green Illustrated hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, in GOOD CONDITION, without inscriptions.

Description: The Human Being Animal and Plant Kingdoms The Natural World The Universe and Space The Scientific World The Arts and Entertainments The Business World The World's Structures The Mechanical World The Human World and much more

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Book Id: 16sap0244

Price: $14.50

Title: A HISTORY OF PUNCH Magazine

Author: R. G. G. PRICE

Publisher: Collins, London, 1957, Edition not stated, hardcover 8vo without dj, 384pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS WOOD-ENGRAVINGS throughout, 10 Chapters, Appendices 1-6 & INDEX.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight fading to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner (Author Jon Cleary) name to frepr, slight foxing to eprs & to a few outside page edges, without dj

Description: Beginning in 1841 to represent England's oppressed, Punch drifted from radicalism to respectability, orthodoxy, polish and mainstream publishing. This book looks at Mark Lemon, Shirley Brooks, Tom Taylor, F C Burnand, Owen Seaman, E V Knox, Kennith Bird

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