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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
over 110,000 prices
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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.
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.
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"
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..
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
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
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