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The Decimal Coinage Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland 1971

By: -

Price: £10.00

Seller ID: 81928


The United Kingdom adopted a decimal coinage system on 15th February 1971, the proof set contains some of the first examples of these coins. View more info

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So Much Wisdom A Commonplace Book

By: Christina Foyle

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82161


From the library of Harold and Mary Wilson. First edition in a dust jacket. Inscribed, "For Lady Wilson every good wish from Christina Foyle"; probably presented at the dinner held to celebrate Foyle's 80th anniversary which Lady Wilson attended. The book is in very good condition. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing, slight browning to paper. View more info

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Gunmen, Gallants and Ghosts

By: Dennis Wheatley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1943

Seller ID: 82296


25th thousand in a dust jacket: book production in conformity with war economy standards. A collection of short stories. The boards are bumped at corners and spine ends. The dust jacket is scuffed, chipped and creased along the edges, 50% of the spine is missing: unclipped. Contemporary owners's details on endpaper who has also ticked the stories he has read. Paper is toned. Text block clean and free of markings; gutter wearing between pages 30 & 31. View more info

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Fear Of Flying

By: Erica Jong

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart & Winston: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81959


First English edition, with a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, spine is faded/sunned; unclipped showing $6.95. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Wild Sports Of The World

By: Greenwood, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, S O Beeton: 1862

Seller ID: 81413


First edition, a boys book of natural history and adventure. Red patterned boards with gilt lettering on spine. Spine ends scuffed, some marks on lettering, boards marked-scuffed corners. End papers bit grubby/slight foxing, text block mostly clean, edges greyed/browned. Binding tight. Previous owner's inscription -William Henry Carter 28 August 1872. Numerous maps, illustrations, portraits and wood cuts: some coloured plates. View more info

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The Stolen Bacillus

By: H. G. Wells

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1912

Seller ID: 82062


1st thus. A collection of 15 short stories. Pocket size,275 pages + 4 pages of adverts. Boards scruffy, spine sunned/faded. Endpapers missing. Text block clean. View more info

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Mouseback

By: John C. Woodiwiss

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Andrew Melrose Ltd: 1939

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81220


A second impression, though more accurately it is a remainder issue, with "2nd impression" overprinted to make it appear as though the novel was actually selling, in fact the publisher has barely bothered to conceal this, with the novel still advertised at 7/6 to the rear panel of the jacket, and in the "Spring 1937" catalogue which has been retained to the rear of the book. Nevertheless John C. Woodiwiss was still rightly proud of his work and the book is inscribed to the title page, with a date of 1939. The book is firmly bound in turquoise green cloth, lettered in black, ... View more info

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The Saturday Book #31 A Raree Show Of Art And Entertainment

By: John Hadfield (editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1971

Seller ID: 82088


31st annual issue in a box. Contributors include J B Priestly and John Betjeman. 197 illustrations in colour and monochrome. The box is complete, a little grubby and scuffed along the edges. The book is in near fine condition. View more info

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The Saturday Book #32

By: John Hadfield (editor)

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1972

Seller ID: 82090


32nd annual issue in a box. A look back to the early '20s. The box is complete, a little grubby and scuffed along the edges. The book is in very good condition. View more info

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The Saturday Book #34

By: John Hadfield (editor)

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1975

Seller ID: 82092


34th and final issue in a box. The box is complete, a little grubby and scuffed along the edges. The book is in very good condition. View more info

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The Wheels Of Ind

By: John W Mitchell

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth, Limited: 1934

Seller ID: 81415


Dust Jacket, blue book with gilt lettering to spine Cream dust jacket with blue lettering - scuffs and tears to edges on spine, front and back cover. Stains/marks on spine, front and back cover. Price sticker on spine and front cover. Spine ends scuffed, boards slight fading to edges and slight scuffing to corners. Evidence of end paper removed possibly illustration? Text block mostly clean - foxing to edges. Edges browned/greyed and foxed. View more info

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Before the British Raj

By: Major Arthur Griffiths

Price: £22.00

Publisher: R. A. Everett and Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81221


First edition. A novel telling of the British Army's exploits in India in the days of Empire, followed by the short story, "A Fool at Forty". An uncommon find as a first edition. The book is reasonably firmly bound in the publisher's red cloth, lettered and illustrated in gilt and black, the extremities are somewhat bumped and rubbed, the spine is faded, with minor tears to the cloth. The text block is toned, dusty, slightly foxed and stained, but free from inscriptions. View more info