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Author: by JOHN GALT ovelist, Biographer & Poet. Became an unsuccessful merchant, travelled in Levant and Canada Edited + an Introduction by William Roughead
Publisher: T.N. Foulis, Edinburgh & London, 1923, FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING (post mortem)hardcover 8vo without dj, 287pp., 9 Chapters/Stories.
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, faded to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, foxing to eprs and to outside page edges, rough-cut page edges, without dustjacket.
Description: John Galt 1779 to 1839 - a collection of his Short Stores - 'The Howdie' being an Autobiography.
'Sawney at Doncaster' - 'The Aunt in Virginia' - 'The Chief : Or, The Gael and the Sassenach' - 'The Joke' - 'My Father's House' - 'The Gudewife'
Author: Bob Alwyn - Foreword by Leslie Crowther - Cartoons by Tony Holland
Publisher: Johnston & Bacon, London, 1973, First Edition, softcover 8vo, 19 Chapters, b/w line illustrations, 86 pages, reverse vocabulary to rear.
Condition:Card-bound softcover with title to spine & illustrated front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a namestamp to the title page.
Description: Have you ever sampled too much "pimple" and become "elephants" ?
Do you understand "The grasses are keeping their minces open for the babbling brook who half-inched the tomfoolery from Moishe the front wheel skid" ?
If you do, you don't need to buy this
Author: Edited by JOHN HADFIELD Decorations are by Faith Jaques FIRST EDITIONS, LIMITED EDITIONS, OUT OF PRINT BOOKS COLLECTABLE ANNUAL
Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1955, Fifteenth Annual, hardcover 8vo with dj, 275pp., plus 21 pages Picturesque Tour of Merrie England (photos by Reece Winstone), B/W & COLOUR
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title on red to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside, a small hole to base of spine.
Description: Contents include : The Looking Glass of Fashion - Personal Columns - Annals of Sporting - The Saturday Book Stories - Speciments of Art and Nature - The Cabinet of Inventions
A wonderful anthology collection.
Author: J. WALKER - Revised by the Rev. H. Smith, H.M.I. of Schools for West Cheshire First and Second Series Complete CENSOR (Oliver Bell Bruce) - New E
Publisher: Jarrold and Sons, London, not dated, c1870s, hardcover 8vo without dj, 129 pages, plus 3 pages adv., 4 Parts, patterned eprs although front patterned epr missing.
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine (faded & rubbed) and to frcvr with indent design (not faded), rubbing to spine & corners with several small tears to spine and corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, foxing and
Description: Part I: The Animal Kingdom - Part II : The Vegetable Kingdom - Part III : The Mineral Kingdom - Part IV : Miscellaneous
Author: by HENRY DRUMMOND, F.R.S.E., F.G.S. , OUT OF PRINT BOOK SPIRIUALISM BELIEF
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1912, Forty-third edition, stiff-board hardcover 8vo without dj, 114 pages.
Condition:Illustrated stiff-board hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, spine has ends missing with lifting up and tears, back cover is not stiff-board with small pieces missing, embossed piece to spine, CLEAN in FAIR CONDITION
Description: The Classic 1912 Edition : 'restates the moral and practical truths of religion so as to make them take fresh hold of the mind and vividly impress the imagination.' Spectator
Author: G. E. TREASE, Ph.C. Lecturer in Pharmacognosy, University College, Nottingham ; Joint Author of "The Chemistry of Crude Drugs"
Publisher: Balliere, Tindall and Cox, London, 1929, hardcover 12mo without dj (16cm x 10 1/2cm), 168pp., plus speciman pages from 2 other books and 4 pages adv., black eprs.
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with black title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine, corners & edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, previous owner's name to frepr, slight foxing to eprs, without dustjacket.
Description: Preface by G. E. T. : The object of this book is to place in the hands of pharmaceutical and medical students a concise Latin grammar specially adapted to their needs. A previous aquaintance with Latin is not assumed.
MEDICAL REFERENCE of LATIN TERMS
Author: W H Morris OUT OF PRINT BOOKS COLLECTIBLE BOOKS WORLD WIDE
Publisher: . LONGMANS GREEN & CO, lONDON, 1923, 40TH IMPRESSION, small hardcover 12mo, 40 chapters, 125 pp., Index/vocabulary.
Condition:Blue cloth-bound softcover with title to spine & frontcover., STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions and mild ageing to robust pages.
Description: A quality primer with depth and a detailed vocabulary, includes.....
Alphabet, Parts of Speech, etc
Inflections of nouns
Declensions of Nouns (regular).
Inflexions of verbs
Author: John Milton, from the text of Dr Newton. MINIATURE LEATHER COLLECTIBLE BOOK 18TH CENTURY ANTIQUE PARADISE REGAIN'D
Publisher: Apollo Press, Edinburgh, 1779, hardcover small 12mo miniature without dj, 2 lots of 216pp. each vol., (total pages this book = 432pp) 2 x b/w illustration frontisps
Condition:Brown leather-bound hardcover w gilt on maroon leather to spine w gilt *2* on dk brown leather to spine w gilt diamond design to spine w gilt trim to edges, rubbing to spine, corners & edges w slight split to back cover at top back of spine GOOD CONDITION
Description: This is Book 2 of the 2 Book Set and includes :
Vol. III Containing Paradise Regain'd - A Poem in Four Books. Together with ; Samson Agonistes, Comus, L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Arcades, Lycidas and
Vol. IV Containing Poems Upon Several Occasion