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1910 Catalogue HM TREASURY Library Books Authors
1910 Catalogue HM TREASURY Library Books Authors

Price: £432.00

A scarce catalogue of the Treasury Library, divided into 'Author' and 'Subject' parts. HM Treasury is the UK government department responsible for economic and financial policy and practice. It can be traced back to 1126. ...

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1910 Catalogue of the First Portion of Etchings and Engravings H S Theobald
1910 Catalogue of the First Portion of Etchings and Engravings H S Theobald

Price: £59.99

An auction catalogue for the sale of H. S. Theobald's collection of engravings at Christie's from 1910.Contaning the first and second portion, bound with their original paper wraps.

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1910 Dominoes and Solitaires by Berkeley Illustrated Club Series
1910 Dominoes and Solitaires by Berkeley Illustrated Club Series

Price: £45.00

An illustrated guide to these card and table games.Part of the Club series of games including instructional guides for whist, backgammon and billiards. Uncommon

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1910 Haydn's Dictionary DATES INFORMATION B. VINCENT
1910 Haydn's Dictionary DATES INFORMATION B. VINCENT

Price: £71.99

A late Edwardian copy of this well established reference work. The twenty fifth edition. 'Containing the History of the World to Midsummer, 1910'. 'Haydn is... not only indispensable to the journalist, to every public and private...

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1910 Scarce Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes
1910 Scarce Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes

Price: £34.00

This is a scarce edition of Kelly's handbook from 1910.The Thirty-Sixth annual edition.With original advertisements to rear.Kelly's Directories originally produced trade directories which listed tradespeople and businesses in the United...

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1910 The History of English Secular Embroidery by M Jourdain
1910 The History of English Secular Embroidery by M Jourdain

Price: £79.99

An edition of The History of English Secular Embroidery by M. Jourdain.Author of Old Lace, a Handbook for Collectors.With numerous black and white plates throughout.With a coloured fold-out embroidery sample to the front of the volume....

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1910-12 12 vol Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture Robert Wright Plates
1910-12 12 vol Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture Robert Wright Plates

Price: £195.00

A comprehensive agricultural encyclopaedia, edited by Professor R. Patrick Wright. Copiously illustrated throughout, including hundreds of vignette illustrations and two hundred and nineteen plates (collated complete, including...

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1911 2vol Languages Of West Africa By Frederick Migeod Scarce First Edition
1911 2vol Languages Of West Africa By Frederick Migeod Scarce First Edition

Price: £395.00

A scarce original complete set of Migeod's Languages of West Africa, with a fold out map to rear of volume one. First edition. In two volumes complete. Beginning with a discussion of the development of West Africa and the distribution...

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1911 Catalogue Books from Townshend Heirlooms Including Scarce Works
1911 Catalogue Books from Townshend Heirlooms Including Scarce Works

Price: £90.00

A catalogue of books from the Townshend Heirlooms.They were removed from Raynham Hall, a country house in Norfolk which for nearly 400 years has been the seat of the Townshend family. The hall gave its name to the five estate villages,...

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1911 Catalogue Raisonne Des Impressions Elzeviriennes G Berghman Publishing
1911 Catalogue Raisonne Des Impressions Elzeviriennes G Berghman Publishing

Price: £99.99

A catalogue of the works printed by French publisher Elsevier. In French. Elsevier B.V. is a publishing company which publishes medical and scientific literature.

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1911 First Edition Concordance to the Poems of William Wordsworth Lane Cooper
1911 First Edition Concordance to the Poems of William Wordsworth Lane Cooper

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this reference text for the poems of William Wordsworth.This concordance, an alphabetical list of the principal words used in a body of work, is the second such work to be published by The Concordance Society,...

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1911 Huth Collection Sotheby's Catalogue Limited Printed Books Illus
1911 Huth Collection Sotheby's Catalogue Limited Printed Books Illus

Price: £23.00

An illustrated edition of this catalogue from Sotheby and Co.Related to the auction of the Huth library, compiled by Henry Huth, a noted bibliophile.Number 17 of the limited fine paper edition with addtional plates and buyers names....

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1911 Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes Genealogy
1911 Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes Genealogy

Price: £30.00

An uncommon edition of this work of genealogy.The Thirty Seventh Edition.With advertisements to the rear.

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1911 Limited Sotheby's Catalogue of the Huth Collection Printed Books Illus
1911 Limited Sotheby's Catalogue of the Huth Collection Printed Books Illus

Price: £80.00

An illustrated edition of this catalogue from Sotheby and Co.Related to the auction of the Huth library, compiled by Henry Huth, a noted bibliophile.Number 172 of the limited fine paper edition with addtional plates and buyers names....

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1911 Pins and Pincushions by E D Longman With 43 Plates
1911 Pins and Pincushions by E D Longman With 43 Plates

Price: £36.99

A fascinating insight into the evolution of pins by E. D. Longman and S. Loch.With the arms of the Pinners' Company to the title-page.With 43 plates.

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1911 Sotheby's Catalogue of the Huth Collection Printed Books Illustrated
1911 Sotheby's Catalogue of the Huth Collection Printed Books Illustrated

Price: £45.00

An illustrated edition of this catalogue from Sotheby and Co.Related to the auction of the Huth library, compiled by Henry Huth, a noted bibliophile.With 30 plates.

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1911 The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Henry Sweet
1911 The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Henry Sweet

Price: £45.00

A lovely copy of this authoritative dictionary of Old English literature and language, written by the renowned English philologist, phonetician and grammarian Henry Sweet. This work also features...

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1911 Tithe Rentcharge P W Millard Auctioneers Institute Papers Scarce
1911 Tithe Rentcharge P W Millard Auctioneers Institute Papers Scarce

Price: £26.99

A paper delivered to The Auctioneers' Institute in March of 1911. P.W. Millard was the assistant head of the Tithe Branch. With institutional stamps from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Library.

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1911-1917 5Vol Henry Huth Library Sotheby Catalogue Illustrated
1911-1917 5Vol  Henry Huth Library Sotheby Catalogue Illustrated

Price: £180.00

A selection of catalogues by Sothebys and Co.All related to the library of Henry HuthVolumes are:Catalogue of the Huth Collection of Printed Books and Illuminated Manuscripts, First Portion (1911)Catalogue of the Huth Collection of...

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1911-1919 8Vol Auction Catalogues Henry Huth Sothebys Buyers Lists Illus
1911-1919 8Vol Auction Catalogues Henry Huth Sothebys Buyers Lists Illus

Price: £550.00

volumes online aren't limitedAn eight volume collection of Sothebys auction catalogues and buyer's lists.All related to the library of Henry Huth.Volumes are:Catalogue of the Huth Collection of Printed Books and Illuminated Manuscripts:...

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1911-1922 11Vol Auction Catalogues Henry Huth Sotheby Buyers Lists Illus
1911-1922 11Vol Auction Catalogues Henry Huth Sotheby Buyers Lists Illus

Price: £340.00

An eleven volume collection of Sothebys auction catalogues and buyer's lists.All related to the library of Henry Huth.Volumes are:Catalogue of the Huth Collection of Printed Books and Illuminated Manuscripts: First Portion (1911)Sale...

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1911-1922 16Vol Huth Auction Catalogues Sotheby Buyers Lists Illus
1911-1922 16Vol Huth Auction Catalogues Sotheby Buyers Lists Illus

Price: £450.00

.A sixteen volume collection of Sothebys auction catalogues and buyer's lists.All related to the library of Henry Huth.Volumes are:Catalogue of the Huth Collection of Printed Books and Illuminated Manuscripts: First Portion (1911)Sale...

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1912 12vol The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture Robert Wright Plates
1912 12vol The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture Robert Wright Plates

Price: £150.00

A complete and comprehensive rural and agricultural encyclopaedia, edited by Professor R. Patrick Wright. Copiously illustrated throughout, including hundreds of vignette illustrations and two hundred and nineteen plates (including...

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1912 A History of the Frozen Meat Trade by James Troubridge Critchell
1912 A History of the Frozen Meat Trade by James Troubridge Critchell

Price: £89.99

An edition of A History of the Frozen Meat Trade by James Troubridge Critchell and Joseph Raymond.An account of the development and present day methods of preparation, transport, and marketing of frozen and chilled meats.With illustrations...

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1912 Alfred William Pollard First Edition Fine Books Bibliophile Collecting
1912 Alfred William Pollard First Edition Fine Books Bibliophile Collecting

Price: £60.00

A scarce first edition of Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard. Pollard was a noted bibliophile and bibliographer, recognised especially for bringing about a higher level of scholarly rigour to the study of Shakespearean texts.Here, he...

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1912 CHALLEN Parish Registers of Hove and Preston 1538-1812 genealogy
1912 CHALLEN Parish Registers of Hove and Preston 1538-1812 genealogy

Price: £79.99

An intriguing local reference tool for anyone seeking to confirm evidence of births, baptisms, deaths, and marriages in the parishes; in a handsome cloth binding.Replete with indices of names and places.

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1912 Esdaile A List Of English Tales And Prose Romances Printed Before 1740 Signed Letter
1912 Esdaile A List Of English Tales And Prose Romances Printed Before 1740 Signed Letter

Price: £60.00

A catalogue of various pre-1740 English works.Dealing with tales and prose romances, the volume contains two parts, being 1475-1642 and 1643-1739, and makes for a detailed reference to this relatively niche subject.

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1912 ICS Reference Library Animal Feeding Animal Breeding Dairy Barns Milk
1912 ICS Reference Library Animal Feeding Animal Breeding Dairy Barns Milk

Price: £70.00

A textbook produced by the I.C.S reference library.This work was formed for the students of the International Correspondence Schools.This particular issue has the following sections:Principles of Animal FeedingPrinciples of Animal...

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1912 Mechanical Inventions of To-Day Thomas W Corbin Illustrated Instructional
1912 Mechanical Inventions of To-Day Thomas W Corbin Illustrated Instructional

Price: £85.00

A delightful instructional work on mechanical inventions.In a full calf prize binding from Ormskirk Grammar school. With prize bookplate to the front pastedown.Illustrated throughout with numerous diagrams and photographs.This work...

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1912 The Everyday Uses of Portland Cement Second Edition
1912 The Everyday Uses of Portland Cement Second Edition

Price: £19.99

A useful reference book on the Everyday Uses of Portland Cement. Second edition. With numerous fold-out graphs and black and white illustrations.

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1912 Wilkes's Priceless Recipes Tried Formulas and Simple Methods Dr. N. Oliver
1912 Wilkes's Priceless Recipes Tried Formulas and Simple Methods Dr. N. Oliver

Price: £225.00

A hugely informative dictionary of recipes for the use of "all people in every department of human endeavour". Scarce English edition. With over three-thousand recipes, and house-hold secrets that include for making invisible ink,...

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1913 Fine Illuminated Manuscripts Property of a Gentleman Sotheby Catalgoue
1913  Fine Illuminated Manuscripts Property of a Gentleman Sotheby Catalgoue

Price: £125.00

A Sotheby's catalogue of illuminated manuscripts.With 13 plates including two folding and four coloured.

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1913 2Vol Nouveau Dictionnaire Francais-Anglais et Anglais-Francais Clifton
1913 2Vol Nouveau Dictionnaire Francais-Anglais et Anglais-Francais Clifton

Price: £190.00

A two volume French and English dictionary.In two volumes, one in French to English and one in English to French.With a supplement by J Mc Laughlin.

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1913 Catalogue of Fine Illuminated Manuscripts Property of a Gentleman Sothebys
1913 Catalogue of Fine Illuminated Manuscripts Property of a Gentleman Sothebys

Price: £160.00

A Sotheby's catalogue of illuminated manuscripts.With 13 plates including two folding and four coloured.

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1913 Louisa & Rosa Tebbs Supplement to the New Punto Tagliato Embroidery
1913 Louisa & Rosa Tebbs Supplement to the New Punto Tagliato Embroidery

Price: £35.00

A Supplement to the New Punto Tagliato Embroidery, published in 1911.With 62 illustrations throughout.Louisa and Rosa Tebbs also wrote "The Art of Bobbin Lace".

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1913 Louisa and Rosa Tebbs Supplement to the New Punto Tagliato Embroidery
1913 Louisa and Rosa Tebbs Supplement to the New Punto Tagliato Embroidery

Price: £28.00

A Supplement to the New Punto Tagliato Embroidery, published in 1911.With 62 illustrations throughout.Louisa and Rosa Tebbs also wrote "The Art of Bobbin Lace".

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1914 English German Dictionary Interpreter SCARCE Miniature
1914 English German Dictionary Interpreter SCARCE Miniature

Price: £29.00

This is a charming German to English reference text from 1914.Produced by the Miniatur-Bibliothek with advertisements for other titles in the series.A handy pocket sized reference guide with helpful phrases giving the German and then...

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1914 Etching a Practical Treatise by Earl H Reed
1914 Etching a Practical Treatise by Earl H Reed

Price: £53.99

A useful reference book on etching by Earl H. Reed.Author of The Voices of the Dunes and Other Etchings.From the introduction: "This book is intended for the student. It is designed to adapt and condense methodically the most reliable...

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1914 Jennings & Co Price List General Woodworkers Timber Importers
1914 Jennings & Co Price List General Woodworkers Timber Importers

Price: £48.00

This is the 1914 edition of the price list published by woodworkers and timber importers Jennings & Co.This edition, published in 1914, includes listings of doors, windows and other products provided by Jennings & Co,...

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1914 WEBSTER'S New INTERNATIONAL Dictionary
1914 WEBSTER'S New INTERNATIONAL Dictionary

Price: £320.00

A rather impressive illustrated early twentieth century Webster's International Dictionary in a smart binding. Based on the International Dictionary of 1890 and 1900. Now completely revised in all departments including...

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1914 Who's Who in America 1914-1915 Albert Nelson Marquis Genealogy Eighth
1914 Who's Who in America 1914-1915 Albert Nelson Marquis Genealogy Eighth

Price: £24.00

A scarce edition of this work on the notable persons of America.The eighth edition, published for the years 1914-1915. With publisher's advertisements to the rear.

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1914-1920 3Vol Catalogue of Books Library at Wilton House Sothebys Pembroke
1914-1920 3Vol Catalogue of Books Library at Wilton House Sothebys Pembroke

Price: £97.00

A three volume set of auction pamphlets related to Wilton House.Two catalogues and a record of sales from the collection of the Earl of Pembroke.With 13 plates.Wilton house is an English country house situated at Wilton near Salisbury....

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1915 ABC of Heraldry Guy Cadogan Rothery Colour Plates Genealogy Crests
1915 ABC of Heraldry Guy Cadogan Rothery Colour Plates Genealogy Crests

Price: £35.00

An illustrated edition of this work on genealogy and heraldry.With 13 colour plates and numerous vignettes in black and white.

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1915 Ants Bees and Wasps A Record of Observations J Lubbock Illustrated Bickers
1915 Ants Bees and Wasps A Record of Observations J Lubbock Illustrated Bickers

Price: £195.00

A beautifully bound copy of this fascinating reference text.With seven plates in total, five of which colour, one black and white with the final plate a folding plate of an ant colony. Some of the insects to these plates...

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1915 Purse Calendar Miniature Alamanac Whiten
1915 Purse Calendar Miniature Alamanac Whiten

Price: £29.99

A miniature calendar, containing important dates in every month of the year. Preceeded by birthdays of the Royal Family, and information on postage and telegrams.

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1916 Dictionary for the Pocket French and English John Bellows Map Illustrations
1916 Dictionary for the Pocket French and English John Bellows Map Illustrations

Price: £45.00

A pocket French to English dictionary by lexicographer John Bellows.Some wear to the rear otherwsie very smart, no doubt has travelled with Greenley abroad.With colour illustrated maps of London, Britain, France, Belgium, Paris andSwitzerland....

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1916 National Froebel Union Regulations Teacher's Certificates Examination Paper
1916 National Froebel Union Regulations Teacher's Certificates Examination Paper

Price: £29.99

A teacher's handbook from the Froebel Union. Containing the syllabus and teacher's examination papers for the year 1916. With a number of illustrations.

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1917 Bosanquet English Printed Almanacks And Prognostications Bibliography
1917 Bosanquet English Printed Almanacks And Prognostications Bibliography

Price: £85.00

A bibliography of English almanacks up until the year 1600.Detailing the printed almanacks and prognostications in both pictoral and list form, this meticulous work provides vital insight into the publication information for such material,...

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1918 Percy John Dobell The Literature Of The Restoration Signed First Edition
1918 Percy John Dobell The Literature Of The Restoration Signed First Edition

Price: £80.00

A scarce reference to the literature of the Restoration, signed by the author.Collecting the poetic and dramatic literature between 1660 and 1700, with particular reference to John Dryden, the work contains the author's signature to...

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1918 Report of the Committee Position of Natural Science in Education System
1918 Report of the Committee Position of Natural Science in Education System

Price: £34.99

A scarce edition of this report on the position of the teaching of science in syllabus. Including sections on engineering, medicine, pharmacy, the teaching of science in primary schools and girls' schools, and much more. ...

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1918 Walfords County Families United Kingdom Titled Untitled Aristocracy Gentry
1918 Walfords County Families United Kingdom Titled Untitled Aristocracy Gentry

Price: £36.00

A scarce 1918 edition of Walford's County Families.Partly a social register, and partly something of a "Who's Who" , these works, initially under the editorship of Edward Walford, made for an exhaustive guide to the British upper classes...

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1918-1931 2vol Powell Cashmore Catalogue Birmingham Collection Maps Manuscripts
1918-1931 2vol Powell Cashmore Catalogue Birmingham Collection Maps Manuscripts

Price: £60.00

The catalogue of the Public Reference Library of Birmingham, from 1918-1931.Containing over 300,000 seperate items, these volumes are the product of a library's attempt to compile a catalogue that is both exhaustive and relatively...

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1919 Catalogue Early English Plays Lord Mostyn Prices and Buyers' Names
1919 Catalogue Early English Plays Lord Mostyn Prices and Buyers' Names

Price: £90.00

A catalogue, for auction, of the Lord Mostyn's collection of early English Plays.With a list of prices and buyers' names.Newspaper clippings regarded the sale have been added, with the headlines: 3,020 for a Quarto Play.; 40,000 For...

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1919 Census Of Fifteenth Century Books Owned In America Bibliography
1919 Census Of Fifteenth Century Books Owned In America Bibliography

Price: £80.00

A reference to the fifteenth century books owned in America.Compiled by a committee of the bibliographical society of America, this exhaustive census offers a unique insight into these rare books, dating from a time before the establishment...

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1919 Spas and Health Resorts of the British Isles by Thomas Davy Luke First Ed
1919 Spas and Health Resorts of the British Isles by Thomas Davy Luke First Ed

Price: £55.00

A useful reference book on Spas and Health Resorts of the British Isles.By Thomas Davy Luke, Physician-in-Charge, Peebles Hydropathic Surgeon Lieut.-Commander, R.N.A. Hospital, Feebles.With thirty-two full-page illustrations and a...

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1919 The Aerial Arm Its Function and Development by Lieut Colonel N J Gill
1919 The Aerial Arm Its Function and Development by Lieut Colonel N J Gill

Price: £129.00

A copy of The Aerial Arm Its Function and Development by Lieut.-Colonel N. J. H Gill.With an Introduction by Major-General Sir W. Sefton Brancker.With numerous illustrations and diagrams.

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1919-20 6vol Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser W S M Knight Illustrated
1919-20 6vol Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser W S M Knight Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A six volume set of reference works by W. S. M. Knight, being a guide to legal and business encyclopaedia with numerous illustrations throughout. Uncommon to find a complete set of this work....

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1919-27 11Vol Britwell Library Sotheby Auction Catalogues Illus Christie Miller
1919-27 11Vol Britwell Library Sotheby Auction Catalogues Illus Christie Miller

Price: £220.00

A seven volume set of Sotheby's auction catalogues.All related to the auction of the library of S R Christie-MillerTitles are:Catalogue of Exceedingly Choice, Rare and Valuable Books from the Renowned Library at Britwell Court, Burnham,...

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1919-27 3Vol Catalogue of Rare Books S R Christie-Miller Poetry Sotheby's
1919-27 3Vol Catalogue of Rare Books S R Christie-Miller Poetry Sotheby's

Price: £48.00

Three catalogues from the auctions of the Christie-Miller library.Volumes are:Catalogue of Exceedingly Choice, Rare and Valuable books from the Renowned Library at Britwell Court, Burnham, Bucks. Prices and Buyer's Names (1919)Catalogue...

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1920 Dadant System of Beekeeping C P Dadant Bees Apiary First Edition Nature
1920 Dadant System of Beekeeping C P Dadant Bees Apiary First Edition Nature

Price: £95.00

Describes the methods of beekeeping used by the Dadant family.A guide for the beekeeper instructing them in the techniques used by the Dadants. With many black and white illustrations and photographs.A black and white plate depicting...

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1920 The Manufacture of Sugar from the Cane and Beet by T H P Heriot
1920 The Manufacture of Sugar from the Cane and Beet by T H P Heriot

Price: £39.99

A useful reference book on The Manufacture of Sugar from the Cane and Beet.By T. H. P. Heriot, Lecturer on Sugar Tecnology at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow, Author of Science in Sugar Production.With illustrations.

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1921 2vols Manuel de Libraire et de l'Amateur de Livres Jacques-Charles Brunet
1921 2vols Manuel de Libraire et de l'Amateur de Livres Jacques-Charles Brunet

Price: £40.00

A part set of these French bibliographical dictionaries by Jacques-Charles Brunet.Two of the complete six volumes.The set consists of volumes V and VI, and is missing volumes I through IV.Jacques Charles Brunet (2 November 1780 14...

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1921 BIBLIOTHECA INCUNABULORUM Books printed pre 1501
1921 BIBLIOTHECA INCUNABULORUM Books printed pre 1501

Price: £95.99

A first edition of Maggs Bros' Bibliotheca Incunabulorum. Rebound in cloth with new endpapers. First edition. A catalogue of the books sold by Maggs Bros in 1921 that were published before 1501. Maggs Bros is a London bookshop...

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1921 Burke's Handbook Excellent Order of the British Empire A Winton Thorpe
1921 Burke's Handbook Excellent Order of the British Empire A Winton Thorpe

Price: £69.99

A record of recipients of the Order of the British Empire, up until 1921.With advertisements to the pastedowns. Illustrated with five coloured plates of insignia. Containing abbreviations, preface, historical introduction, statutes,...

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1921 Dominoes and Solitaire by Berkeley Illustrate The Club Series W. H. Peel
1921 Dominoes and Solitaire by Berkeley Illustrate The Club Series W. H. Peel

Price: £30.00

An illustrated guide to dominoes and solitaire.With publisher's advertisements to the front of the work.Profusely illustrated with many demonstrative vignettes throughout.Part of The Club Series of instructional guides to a variety...

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1921 J. Herbert Slater Engravings And Their Value With Sixteen Plates
1921 J. Herbert Slater Engravings And Their Value With Sixteen Plates

Price: £70.00

A illustrated volume on print-collecting.Containing sixteen plates, as well as various vignettes and facsimiles, the work is an extensive guide to the value and scarcity of engravings, and essential for their collection.Direct from...

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1921 Xavier Arnozan Precis De Therapeutique Medicine Second Volume
1921 Xavier Arnozan Precis De Therapeutique Medicine Second Volume

Price: £22.00

An uncommon French-language book on medicine.Volume two in a two volume set, this edition approaches a wide range of subjects within its field.Contains an ink inscription to frontispiece and bookseller's mark to pastedown.

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1922 Mostra Storica Della Legatura Aritistica Palazzo Pitti 1st Ed. Illustrated
1922 Mostra Storica Della Legatura Aritistica Palazzo Pitti 1st Ed. Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A catalogue of the books in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, illustrated with twelve double-sided plates.Bound in a handsome leather binding with the original covers bound in.The palazzo dates from 1458, and was originally the urban...

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1922-27 6Vol Sotheby Catalogues The Library of S R Christie Miller Illustrated
1922-27 6Vol Sotheby Catalogues The Library of S R Christie Miller Illustrated

Price: £128.00

A six volume set of  illustrated Sotheby's auction catalogues.All related to the auction of the library of S R Christie-MillerTitles are:Catalogue of A Further Selection of Extremely Rare and Valuable Works in Early English Poetry...

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1922-27 7Vol Britwell Library Sotheby Auction Catalogues Illus Christie Miller
1922-27 7Vol Britwell Library Sotheby Auction Catalogues Illus Christie Miller

Price: £140.00

A seven volume set of Sotheby's auction catalogues.All related to the auction of the library of S R Christie-MillerTitles are:Catalogue of A Further Selection of Extremely Rare and Valuable Works in Early English Poetry and Other Literature(1922)Catalogue...

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1923 Debrett's Baronetage Knightage Companionage Genealogy Illustrated
1923 Debrett's Baronetage Knightage Companionage Genealogy Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A thorough genealogical reference work for the year 1923."In which is included full information respecting the Collateral Branches of Baronets, and the issue of Knights".Illustrated with over 1,000 armorial bearings and including many...

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1923 Thomas James Wise The Ashley Library Catalogue Volume X Limited Edition
1923 Thomas James Wise The Ashley Library Catalogue Volume X Limited Edition

Price: £100.00

A scarce, profusely illustrated, limited edition catalogue of books held at the Ashley Library, printed for private circulation only.Owned by Thomas James Wise, the collection was mired in controversy, noted subsequently...

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1923-27 5Vol Sotheby Catalogues The Library of S R Christie Miller Illus
1923-27 5Vol Sotheby Catalogues The Library of S R Christie Miller Illus

Price: £120.00

A five volume set of Sotheby's auction catalogues.All related to the auction of the library of S R Christie-MillerTitles are:Catalogue of A Further Selection of Extremely Rare and Valuable Works in Early English Poetry and Other Literature...

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1923-27 7Vol Sotheby Catalogues The Library of S R Christie Miller Britwell
1923-27 7Vol Sotheby Catalogues The Library of S R Christie Miller Britwell

Price: £120.00

A seven volume set of Sotheby's auction catalogues.All related to the auction of the library of S R Christie-MillerTitles are:Catalogue of A Further Selection of Extremely Rare and Valuable Works in Early English Poetry and Other Literature...

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1924 3Vol Dictionnaire Des peintres Sculteurs Dessinateurs Graveurs French Art
1924 3Vol Dictionnaire Des peintres Sculteurs Dessinateurs Graveurs French Art

Price: £185.00

This is a three volume set of this dictionary to French artists.Printed in French.The Benezit Dictionary of Artists is an extensive publication of bibliographical information on painters, sculptors, designed and engraved created primarily...

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1924 Cane Sugar and its Manufacture by H C Prinsen Geerligs
1924 Cane Sugar and its Manufacture by H C Prinsen Geerligs

Price: £49.99

A scarce copy of this book on the manufacture of sugar.Second revised edition.From the Preface: "Since 1911, when the first edition was issued, both the theory and the  practice of the work done in the province of sugar manufacture...

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1924 Iolo A. Williams Seven Eighteenth Century Bibliographies Of Various Authors
1924 Iolo A. Williams Seven Eighteenth Century Bibliographies Of Various Authors

Price: £68.00

A volume containing seven bibliographies from the eighteenth century.Written by noted bibliographer Iolo Williams, the work contains references to the works of Sheridan, Goldsmuith and John Armstrong, amongst others.

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1924 Malthus and His Works James Bonar Economics Frontispiece
1924 Malthus and His Works James Bonar Economics Frontispiece

Price: £55.99

A biography of the cleric and scholar Robert Malthus by James Bonar. With a frontispiece of Malthus. Malthus became hugely influential, and controversial, in economic, political, social and scientific thought. Many pioneers of...

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1925 English LITERATURE & PRINTING from the C15th-18th
1925 English LITERATURE & PRINTING from the C15th-18th

Price: £16.99

A first edition of Maggs Bros' English Literature & Printing.. Bound in original wraps. First edition. A catalogue of the books sold by Maggs Bros in 1921 that were published from the 15th to the 18th century. Maggs Bros...

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1925 Nonesuch Books Catalogue Publisher's Novels Listings Adverts
1925 Nonesuch Books Catalogue Publisher's Novels Listings Adverts

Price: £29.00

A publishers' catalogueA catalogue of book published by the Nonesuch Press. Nonesuch Press was a private press founded in 1922 in London by Francis Meynell, his wife Vera Mendel, and David Garnett. Their first book, a volume of John...

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1926 A Chatto and Windus Almanack Limited First Edition
1926 A Chatto and Windus Almanack Limited First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first, and special edition of this 1926 annual publication from prolific publishers, Chatto & Windus. Of this limited edition, two-hundred and fifty copies have been printed on hand-made paper, of which this is number one-hundred...

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1926 A Manual of Navaho Grammar Bernard Haile Native American Language Navajo
1926 A Manual of Navaho Grammar Bernard Haile Native American Language Navajo

Price: £290.00

An interesting work of etymology and philology.This work comprises of the language of the Navajos or Navahos. The Navajo are the Native American people of the Southwestern United States.The work has Navajo phrases and words...

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1926 A.W. Pollard And G.R. Redgrave Short-Title Catalogue Of Books 1475-1640
1926 A.W. Pollard And G.R. Redgrave Short-Title Catalogue Of Books 1475-1640

Price: £170.00

A exhaustive shot-title book catalogue.Detailing the books printed in England, Scotland and Ireland, as well as English books printed abroad between 1475 and 1640, the work is a lengthy and meticulous collaboration between the authors...

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1926 Catalogue of Rare and Valuable Books S R Christie-Miller Poetry Sotheby's
1926 Catalogue of Rare and Valuable Books S R Christie-Miller Poetry Sotheby's

Price: £27.00

An illustrated catalogue from the auction of the Christie-Miller library.With 23 platesThe Library of S R Christie Miller belonged to Samuel Christie-Miller, an English businessman and politician who inherited the library from William...

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1926 Hobson Thirty Bindings First Edition Club Exhibition Plates Limited Edition
1926 Hobson Thirty Bindings First Edition Club Exhibition Plates Limited Edition

Price: £140.00

A volume on bookbinding dating from 1926.Published by the First Edition Club, a collective of rare and antique book enthusiasts, the volumes deal with exceptional bindings from throughout the world and centuries, displayed...

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1926 How to WRITE and Sell SHORT STORIES Foster FIRST
1926 How to WRITE and Sell SHORT STORIES  Foster FIRST

Price: £55.00

A scarce little volume on the art of writing and selling of short stories. This work is not widely held institutionally, and is a gem for all those interested in the literary craft. Bound in cloth. First Edition. Held...

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1926 La Technique des Travaux in French Catalogue
1926 La Technique des Travaux in French Catalogue

Price: £30.00

A copy of La Technique des Travaux.A Monthly Review of Modern Construction Processes.2nd Year, No. 8, August 1926.

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1926 The Bridge by Christian Barman Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn First Edition
1926 The Bridge by Christian Barman Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn First Edition

Price: £69.99

A first edition of this book on bridges written by Christian Barman.Illustrated in Colour and Black and White by Frank Brangwyn.Sir Frank William Brangwyn RA RWS RBA (12 May 1867 11 June 1956) was an Anglo-Welsh artist, painter, water...

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1926 White And Bartlett Catalogue Of Early English Books Limited First Edition
1926 White And Bartlett Catalogue Of Early English Books Limited First Edition

Price: £145.00

A very scarce personal library catalogue, part of a limited printing of 500 copies.Including two fold-out facsimiles, the work details the early English books, chiefly of the Elizabethan period, held in William Augustus White's...

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1926-1956 8vol Dictionary Anonymous Pseudonymous English Literature Halkett Laing
1926-1956 8vol Dictionary Anonymous Pseudonymous English Literature Halkett Laing

Price: £120.00

An eight volume copy of this indispensable reference and research work on pseudonyms and anonymous authors. Listing for each subject a detailed account of bibliographical information, including...

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1926-28 2vols The Schoolgirls' Own Annual by Various
1926-28 2vols The Schoolgirls' Own Annual by Various

Price: £99.99

A set of two editions of the yearly The Schoolgirls' Own Annual for the years 1926 and 1928. In two volumes. The volumes consist of a collection of stories, articles and coloured plates by various contributors. "All...

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1927 2vol Sawyer & Darton English Books 1475-1900 Collectors Illustrated First
1927 2vol Sawyer & Darton English Books 1475-1900 Collectors Illustrated First

Price: £180.00

A two volume first edition of this work on book collecting.Complete in two volumes. Limited to 2,000 sets only, this is an expansive guide on the topic of collecting English books. The first volume spans from Caxton to Johnson,...

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1927 CHALLEN Parish Register of Cocking Sussex 1558-1837 genealogy
1927 CHALLEN Parish Register of Cocking Sussex 1558-1837 genealogy

Price: £44.99

An intriguing local reference tool for anyone seeking to confirm evidence of births, baptisms, deaths, and marriages in the parish; in a handsome cloth binding.Replete with indices of names and places.

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1927 Davenport Byways Among English Books 1st Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1927 Davenport Byways Among English Books 1st Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £38.00

An instructional book which discusses how to collect copies of lesser known English literature. The books discussed, according to the synopsis on the cover, are "smaller books, illustrated books of all kinds, curiously...

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1927-28 2vols The Golden Annual for Girls by Various
1927-28 2vols The Golden Annual for Girls by Various

Price: £79.99

A set of two editions of the yearly The Golden Annual for Girls for the years 1927 and 1928.In two volumes.The volumes consist of a collection of stories, articles and coloured plates by various contributors."It...

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1927-31 4vols The Schoolgirls' Own Annual by Various
1927-31 4vols The Schoolgirls' Own Annual by Various

Price: £220.00

A set of four editions of the yearly The Schoolgirls' Own Annual for the years 1927, 1929, 1930 and 1931. In four volumes. The volumes consist of a collection of stories, articles and coloured plates by various contributors. "All...

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1928 6vol The Compact Encyclopedia Gresham Coloured Maps
1928 6vol The Compact Encyclopedia Gresham Coloured Maps

Price: £125.00

An extensive encylopedia from the 1920s, edited by R. F. Patterson and John Dougall. Illustrated throughout with seventy-three plates (collated, complete), including many folding coloured maps, and hundreds of illustrations in...

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1928 Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection Roland Austin Illustrated
1928 Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection Roland Austin Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An illustrated catalogue of the books, pamphlets and documents in the Gloucester Public Library.With 8 full page photographic plates.

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1928 Maggs Bros 500th Catalogue Books Manuscripts Engravings Autograph Letters
1928 Maggs Bros 500th Catalogue Books Manuscripts Engravings Autograph Letters

Price: £70.00

The fifth hundredth Moggs Bros. catalogue: a selection of books, manuscripts, engravings and autograph letters "remarkable for their interest and rarity".Detailing a varied range of their antique literature, this catalogue includes...

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1929 Court Rolls of the Bishop of London's Mayor of Hornsey 1603-1701
1929 Court Rolls of the Bishop of London's Mayor of Hornsey 1603-1701

Price: £44.99

A volume containing the Court Rolls of the Bishop of London's Manor of Hornsey 1603-1701, transcribed and edited by William McBeath Marcham and Frank Marcham.With a fold-out letter to the front of the volume.Two hundred and thirty...

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1929 Handlist of English Plays and Masques Printed Before 1750 Oxford Worcester
1929 Handlist of English Plays and Masques Printed Before 1750 Oxford Worcester

Price: £40.00

A list detailing the plays and masques printed before 1750 in the library at Worcester College, Oxford. Printed for 'the provost and fellows' at the college in 1929. (Title page)  

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1929 Who Was Who 1916 - 1928 Biography Genealogy
1929 Who Was Who 1916 - 1928 Biography Genealogy

Price: £55.00

A companion to "Who's Who" containing the biographies of those who died during the period 1916 - 1928. Entries include full names, dates of birth and details of a person's education, career, publications and recreational activities,...

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1930 Le Vrai Ami du Traducteur Anglais-Francais et Francais-Anglais by F Boillot
1930 Le Vrai Ami du Traducteur Anglais-Francais et Francais-Anglais by F Boillot

Price: £89.99

A book of "false friends" for English and French translators. First edition. With previous owner's attractive bookplate to front pastedown of one James F. N. Lawrence.

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1930 Parachutes for Airmen by Charles Dixon with Illustrations
1930 Parachutes for Airmen by Charles Dixon with Illustrations

Price: £48.00

A copy of Parachutes for Airmen by Charles Dixon.Ex-Observer, Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Air Force.With illustrations.

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1930 Prospectus and Retrospectus of The Nonesuch Press Publisher's Bibliography
1930 Prospectus and Retrospectus of The Nonesuch Press Publisher's Bibliography

Price: £46.00

The 1930 prospectus and retrospectus of the Nonesuch Press.A list of the titles published that year as well as future publications. Each publication listed has detailing as to the context of the book, the binding they will...

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1930 The Nonesuch Press' Prospectus and Retrospectus Publisher's Bibliography
1930 The Nonesuch Press' Prospectus and Retrospectus Publisher's Bibliography

Price: £44.00

The 1930 prospectus and retrospectus of the Nonesuch Press.A list of the titles published that year as well as future publications. Each publication listed has detailing as to the context of the book, the binding they will...

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1930-31 2Vol La Bibliotheque de Feu Edouard Rahir Ancient Libraire Uncommon
1930-31 2Vol La Bibliotheque de Feu Edouard Rahir Ancient Libraire Uncommon

Price: £75.00

A two volume set of the catalogue of the library of Edouard Rahir.Complete in two volumes. Later extended to six volumes as sales continued.Profusely illustrated with 119 plates and a portrait of Edouard Rahir.Edouard Rahir was a French...

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1931 6vol Richard Patterson The Compact Encyclopedia Illustrated Colour Plates
1931 6vol Richard Patterson The Compact Encyclopedia Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £125.00

A six volume illustrated set of The Compact EncyclopediaProfusely illustrated throughout. Collated: With all plates but lacking maps to volumes I, II, III and VI.Overall five coloured maps. Based on The New Gresham Encyclopedia and...

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1931 Handbuch der Bibliothekswissenschaften Erster Band Schrift und Buch Milkau
1931 Handbuch der Bibliothekswissenschaften Erster Band Schrift und Buch Milkau

Price: £80.00

An uncommon volume of this German work on library science.Volume I of a wider series, this volume focusing on scripture.Printed in German.

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1931 Percy H. Muir Points 1874-1930 Bibliographers Guide Limited First Edition
1931 Percy H. Muir Points 1874-1930 Bibliographers Guide Limited First Edition

Price: £140.00

A limited first edition of this volume on issue points.Dealing with books from 1874-1930, the work provides a valuable reference into book collecting, with particular emphasis on first editions. The work contains ten plates and...

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1931 The Coinage of England Charles Oman Illustrated First Edition
1931 The Coinage of England Charles Oman Illustrated First Edition

Price: £95.00

A first edition copy of 'The Coinage of England', by the noted British military historian, Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman. Charles Oman is best known for his reconstructed narratives of...

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1931 The Oxford University Calendar for the year 1931 Scarce Colleges
1931 The Oxford University Calendar for the year 1931 Scarce Colleges

Price: £45.00

A scarce edition of this useful guide for Oxford University.Containing lists of faculty, college members and events as well as a short history of each college.With 65 pages of publisher's advertisements.

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1932 John Sutcliffe British Optical Association Library And Museum Catalogue
1932 John Sutcliffe British Optical Association Library And Museum Catalogue

Price: £175.00

An uncommon library and museum catalogue of the British Optical Association, in attractive leather binding.Containing seventy-five plates of reproductions of early optical engravings, this hugely interesting volume additionally details...

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1932 Painting and Decorating by Walter J Pearce Sixth Edition
1932 Painting and Decorating by Walter J Pearce Sixth Edition

Price: £19.99

A reference book on Painting and Decorating by Walter J. Pearce. Sixth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. With Frontispiece, 48 Plates (7 Coloured), and 104 other Illustrations.

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1932 The Walthamstow Armorial George Edward Roebuck Antiquarian Society
1932 The Walthamstow Armorial George Edward Roebuck Antiquarian Society

Price: £75.00

A work issued by the Walthamstow antiquarian society.This work is on Walthamstow armorials. It discusses the armorial bearings of Walthamstow museum and their origins. This heraldic writing gives a brief commentary on...

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1932- 1939 2 Vols Inventaire du Fonds Francais Graveurs du Seizieme Siecle
1932- 1939 2 Vols Inventaire du Fonds Francais Graveurs du Seizieme Siecle

Price: £150.00

A referential Catalogue listing engravers and their work from the sixteenth Century, described as the most illustrious century in the history of French engraving. Volume one is a scarce first edition, of which only 310 copies were...

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1933 2vol Britwell Handlist Short Title Catalogue Principal Volumes Caxton Court
1933 2vol Britwell Handlist Short Title Catalogue Principal Volumes Caxton Court

Price: £98.00

A very smart two volume handlist of the volumes contained in the library of Britwell Court.Containing listings of the the library's contents from the time of the introduction of the printing press by William Caxton up until...

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1933 Kelly's Handbook To The Titles Landed And Official Classes 1933 Uncommon
1933 Kelly's Handbook To The Titles Landed And Official Classes 1933 Uncommon

Price: £69.99

An uncommon copy of Kelly's Handbook to the Titles, Landed and Official Classes for 1933 published by Kelly's Directories containing a general alphabetical list of gentry. Fifty-ninth Annual Edition. With contemporary advertisements...

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1933 Pricing and Costing for Buildings and Public Works by B Price Davies
1933 Pricing and Costing for Buildings and Public Works  by B Price Davies

Price: £34.99

A reference book on Pricing and Costing for Buildings and Public Works.For the use of Surveyors, Builders, Contractors, and others concerned with the Estimating, Pricing, and Costing of Buildings and Public Works.First Edition.

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1933 Sotheby Catalogue Library Earl Rosebery Auction First Second Parts Plates
1933 Sotheby Catalogue Library Earl Rosebery Auction First Second Parts Plates

Price: £39.99

A catalogue for the auction of the Earl of Rosebery's library at Sotheby and Co. on June 26th-30th 1933. With decorative pieces and plates providing examples of the books for sale including some in colour and some that fold...

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1934 Iolo Williams Points In Eighteen Century Verse Illustrated Limited Edition
1934 Iolo Williams Points In Eighteen Century Verse Illustrated Limited Edition

Price: £58.00

A limited, first edition of this work on eigheenth century poetry.Part seven of the Bibliographica series, studying book history and book structure, and edited by Michael Sadleir, the work contains four monochrome plates, with nine...

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1934 John Carter New Paths In Book Collecting First Edition With Dustwrapper
1934 John Carter New Paths In Book Collecting First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £160.00

A first edition of this collection of essays on book collecting, in the original dustwrapper.Scarce in the dustwrapper.Including contributions from noted collectors such as Michael Sadleir and P.H. Muir, the work offers an interesting...

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1934 Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland Maps advertisements Trade
1934 Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland  Maps advertisements Trade

Price: £160.00

A scarce edition of this directory of services for the Northeast of England. Contains a large fold out colour map of Cumberland and a colour map of Westmorland. Various advertisements for insurance, memorials,...

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1934 Kellys Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex Coloured Folding Map Directories
1934 Kellys Directory of Kent Surrey and Sussex Coloured Folding Map Directories

Price: £325.00

A 20th century Kelly's Directory of Kent, Surrey and Sussex.With a large colour folding map to the start of the volume.This work is divided to the three counties it discusses, with clear indicators to the foredge.Kelly's Directory...

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1934 Mrs. Archibald Christie Samplers and Stitches Illustrated Dustwrapper
1934 Mrs. Archibald Christie Samplers and Stitches Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £34.00

A third edition of Christie's Samplers and Stitches.With 320 illustrations.As written in the premise, "Mrs. Christie's book is now so well known among enthusiasts for needlework and embroidery that its merits need scarcely be enlarged...

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1934 Webster's Royal Red Book 284th Edition Reference Register
1934 Webster's Royal Red Book 284th Edition Reference Register

Price: £33.99

The two-hundred and eighty-fourth issue of Webster's Royal Red Book. This contains among other things complete lists of Government Offices, Hotels, House of Commons, House of Lords, Theatre Plans, as well as numerous...

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1934-35 3vols The Gem Magazine Paper For British Boys Illustrated
1934-35 3vols The Gem Magazine Paper For British Boys Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A delightful collection of 'The Gem' magazine, exploring the adventures of the boys of St Jim's school. Three volumes of 'The Gem' a children's story paper established in 1907. In print until...

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1935 Arthur E. Case A Bibliography Of English Poetical Miscellanies 1521-1750
1935 Arthur E. Case A Bibliography Of English Poetical Miscellanies 1521-1750

Price: £89.00

A bibliography of poetical compilations published between the years of 1521-1750.Containing an introduction by the author, the work is a detailed and meticulous reference for this niche concern.Direct from the library of the late Hugh...

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1935 British Optical Association Library Catalogue Volume II Leather Binding
1935 British Optical Association Library Catalogue Volume II Leather Binding

Price: £55.00

A scarce library catalogue, in attractive leather binding.Detailing the contens of the British Optical Association Library, as well as regulations for the library and explanatory notes, the work contains a photographic plate of the...

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1935 Genealogy Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes
1935 Genealogy Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes

Price: £39.99

A copy of Kelly's comprehensive list to British titled families in 1935.Sixty-first annual edition.Frederic Festus Kelly founded Kelly & Co., and he and various family members gradually expanded the company over the next several...

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1935 The 1935 Film Daily Year Book edited by Jack Alicoate
1935 The 1935 Film Daily Year Book edited by Jack Alicoate

Price: £99.99

A fascinating reference book of films for the year 1935. "No volume so compellingly reflects the inevitably chanign complexion and constant march of progress of the colorful industry of the screen as this standard book of reference." "Its...

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1935 The Library of the Late Ogden Goelet of New York Part One and Two Goelet
1935 The Library of the Late Ogden Goelet of New York Part One and Two Goelet

Price: £175.00

A rare referential work listing the works found in the library of Ogden Goelet. Complete with the original two parts bound as one. Part one is sale number 4140, exhibition daily from Thursday, December 27, Weekdays 9 to 6, Sunday...

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1935 Who Was Who a Companion to Who's Who 1897-1915 Genealogy
1935 Who Was Who a Companion to Who's Who 1897-1915 Genealogy

Price: £55.00

An uncommon edition of this companion to the Who's Who reference work.Containing the biographies of those who died between 1897-1915.

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1936 2vols Locomotives Their Construction, Maintenance and Operation Third Ed
1936 2vols Locomotives Their Construction, Maintenance and Operation Third Ed

Price: £120.00

A set of books on Locomotives by A. Morton Bell.Complete in two volumes.With notes on electric, internal combustion and other forms of motive power.With Foreword by A. C. Carr, President Institution of Locomotive Engineers, 1935-36.Third...

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1936 A Rudimentary Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks and Tiles E Dobson
1936 A Rudimentary Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks and Tiles E Dobson

Price: £125.00

A study of the manufacture of bricks and tiles, based on works by Edward Dobson. Fourteenth edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. Edward Dobson (1816/17 19 September 1908) was Provincial Engineer for the Canterbury...

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1936 I.R. Brussel Anglo-American First Editions Part One Limited Edition
1936 I.R. Brussel Anglo-American First Editions Part One Limited Edition

Price: £70.00

The first part of this extensive catalogue of British and American first editions.Entitled East to West, and dealing with first editions of English authors whose books were published in in America, the work contains numerous...

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1936 I.R. Brussel Anglo-American First Editions Part Two Limited Edition
1936 I.R. Brussel Anglo-American First Editions Part Two Limited Edition

Price: £60.00

The second part of this extensive catalogue of British and American first editions.Entitled East to West, and dealing with first editions of American authors whose books were published in England before in America, the work contains...

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1936 Index Victoria History County Rutland L F Salzman Scarce
1936 Index Victoria History County Rutland L F Salzman Scarce

Price: £34.00

A scarce copy of this index to Victoria History in Rutland.The Victoria History of the Counties of England, commonly known as the Victoria County History or the VCH, is an English history project which began in 1899 and was dedicated...

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1937 3Vol Highways and Byways Sussex E V Lucas Maps
1937 3Vol Highways and Byways Sussex E V Lucas Maps

Price: £45.00

A three volume set of the Highways and Byways guide to Sussex.First published as three volumes in 1937 although originally published as a single volume.Complete in three volumes.Illustrated throughout by Frederick L Griggs. E.V. Lucas...

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1937 Advertisement Layout in Practice Leonard Sharpe Illustrated
1937 Advertisement Layout in Practice Leonard Sharpe Illustrated

Price: £25.00

This is a charmingly illustrated guide to advertising from the early 20th century. This guide, intended for designers, illustrators and advertisers, includes up to 40 demonstrations of illustrations and is an excellent example...

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1937 Handicraft by Lester Griswold
1937 Handicraft by Lester Griswold

Price: £19.99

A reference book of simplified procedure and projects in leather, celluloid, metal, wood, batik, rope, cordage, yarn, horsehair, pottery, weaving, stone and primitive Indian craft. Seventh edition. With 475 illustrations. ...

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1937 L'Enseignment Scientifique C Grill P Le Foch Science Education
1937 L'Enseignment Scientifique C Grill P Le Foch Science Education

Price: £25.00

A scientific manual, explaining areas such as meteorology, optics and light. Also covers the human body and animal and plant life.

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1937-1943 3vol Somersetshire Archaeological Natural History Society Proceedings
1937-1943 3vol Somersetshire Archaeological Natural History Society Proceedings

Price: £70.00

A three volume set of the proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.Volumes include:LXXXII for the year 1936LXXXVI for the year 1940LXXXVIII for the year 1942.Collated: Complete.With 45 plates three...

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1937-1976 6vol Dictionary of National Biography Twentieth Century 1901-1960
1937-1976 6vol Dictionary of National Biography Twentieth Century 1901-1960

Price: £225.00

A lovely six volume set of this influential and monumental reference work on English biography from 1901 to 1960. The original 'Dictionary of National Biography' was first published on the...

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1938 - 1940 Catalogues of BOOKS and Manuscripts William Robinson 65,69,70
1938 - 1940 Catalogues of BOOKS and Manuscripts William Robinson 65,69,70

Price: £120.00

A selection of Robinson's catalogues on books and manuscripts, bound in one. Featuring photographic images of many books and manuscripts described and illustrated title pages. Catalogue 65 explores books and manuscripts that are...

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1938 Thomson's Dictionary of Banking R W Jones Encyclopaedia Scottish Banking
1938 Thomson's Dictionary of Banking R W Jones Encyclopaedia Scottish Banking

Price: £34.99

A dictionary of banking terms from R. W. Jones. Ninth edition. With special sections on Scottish banking and the Irish land laws.

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1938 Whitaker's Peerage Baronetage Knightage Companionage Supplement Scarce 42nd
1938 Whitaker's Peerage Baronetage Knightage Companionage Supplement Scarce 42nd

Price: £38.00

A scarce edition of this noted genealogical work.The 42nd annual edition including the supplement featuring the honours list for 1938.With publishers advertisements to the rear.

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1939 Catalogue of the Plate of Clare College Cambridge Illustrated
1939 Catalogue of the Plate of Clare College Cambridge Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A record of the silver of Clare College, Cambridge. Illustrated with many monochrome plates throughout. The college was founded in 1326, making it the second-oldest surviving college of the University after Peterhouse. Clare is famous...

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1939 Ernest Bennett Apparitions and Haunted Houses Dustwrapper First Edition
1939 Ernest Bennett Apparitions and Haunted Houses Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £190.00

A first edition of Sir Ernest Bennett's Apparitions and Haunted Houses: A Survey of the Evidence.Sir Ernest Nathaniel Bennett (1865 1947) was a British academic, politician, explorer and writer. Bennett intellectual curiosity extended...

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1939 John Dryden Bibliography Early Drydeniana Macdonald First Edition
1939 John Dryden Bibliography Early Drydeniana Macdonald First Edition

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this bibliography by MacDonald. With a Frontispiece portrait of Dryden, from a painting by Kneller. John Dryden (19 August 1631 12 May 1700) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was...

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1939-1959 4Vol Greg Bibliography Of The English Printed Drama To The Restoration
1939-1959 4Vol Greg Bibliography Of The English Printed Drama To The Restoration

Price: £240.00

A four volume bibliography of British plays up until the restoration.Compiled and with lengthy notes and introductions by W.W. Greg, this fascinating work lists all of the published plays in the country up until the said time, and...

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1940 NEWTONIAN ATTRACTION Mathmetics RAMSEY 1st
1940  NEWTONIAN ATTRACTION Mathmetics RAMSEY 1st

Price: £21.99

Publisher's maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. This is the first edition illustrated with in text diagrams. The work is presented under seven main headings; Preliminary Mathematics Gravitational Attraction and Potential....

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1940 3vols Photocopy of the 1940 Edition of English Literature 1475-1700
1940 3vols Photocopy of the 1940 Edition of English Literature 1475-1700

Price: £190.00

An entire photocopy of the original 1940 edition of English Literature 1475-1700. Clear evidence of a bibliophile's dedication considering the hours of effort this must have taken to produce and to have professionally...

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1940 4Vols The Cambridge Bibliography Of English Literature 1st Edition
1940 4Vols The Cambridge Bibliography Of English Literature 1st Edition

Price: £95.00

A first edition of the standard reference work for all students of literature.The Cambridge Bibliography is now acknowledged globally as the standard work of reference for the field. Each author entry includes titles, dates, publishers...

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1940 Post Office London Directory Volume Two WWII Advertisments Commercial Trade
1940 Post Office London Directory Volume Two WWII Advertisments Commercial Trade

Price: £125.00

A copy of Kelly's post office directory from 1940.Volume II of II, containing Commercial and Trade listings.A comprehensive and detailed collection of listings and advertisements for London during World War II.Produced by Kelly's Directories,...

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1942 Debretts Peerage Baronetage Knightage and Companionage Hankison Hesilrige
1942 Debretts Peerage Baronetage Knightage and Companionage Hankison Hesilrige

Price: £60.00

A handsome copy of this extensive work of British history, with an exploration of the family history of these notable families. An extensive work of peerage and British history. In the publisher's...

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1942 Handbuch der Bibliothekswissenschaft Register Georg Leyh Fritz Milkau
1942 Handbuch der Bibliothekswissenschaft Register Georg Leyh Fritz Milkau

Price: £48.00

A German work on library science.In German.Produced by Georg Leyh, a German librarian and library scientist regarded as one of the defining persons of German librarianship between the two world wars.

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1943 Diesel Electric Plants by Edgar J. Kates Illustrated Reference
1943 Diesel Electric Plants by Edgar J. Kates Illustrated Reference

Price: £29.99

A useful, illustrated reference book on Diesel Electric Plants. The full title of this volume reads: Diesel Electrical Plants: A Practical Test on Characteristics of Diesel Engines, Principles of Diesel-Driven Generators,...

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1943 Diesel Engine Operation by E. Molloy Second Edition Revised Illustrated
1943 Diesel Engine Operation by E. Molloy Second Edition Revised Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A useful reference book on the topic of Diesel Engine Operation. The full title of this volume reads: Diesel Engine Operation: Intended for Erectors, Installation and Plant Engineers, and all interested in the practical aspect...

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1943 Kelly's Handbook To The Titled Landed And Official Classes
1943 Kelly's Handbook To The Titled Landed And Official Classes

Price: £48.00

A uncommon 1943 edition of Kelly's Handbook.Detailing the members of various British classes, the work features many interesting contemporary adverts to the front of the book, offering intruiging insight into the era, as...

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1944 Lipson A Planned Economy Or Free Enterprise Unclipped Dustwrapper First
1944 Lipson A Planned Economy Or Free Enterprise Unclipped Dustwrapper First

Price: £24.99

A Planned Economy or Free Enterprise The Lesson of History by E. Lipson. A look at 'the experiences of the past to provide both inspiration and salutary warnings for the situation in which we find ourselves today.' First edition...

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1944-5 20 Vols The New Photo Guide Illustrated
1944-5 20 Vols The New Photo Guide Illustrated

Price: £170.00

20 first edition volumes of a 23 volume set - the 'All About...' The New Photo Guide.The set covers many different aspects of photography, such as Daylight Indoors, Improving Negatives, Winter Photography and Landscapes. The series...

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1945 An Almanac Norman Douglas Enid Marx Daily Quotes For The Year Enid Marx
1945 An Almanac Norman Douglas Enid Marx Daily Quotes For The Year Enid Marx

Price: £35.00

An anthological almanac.This work is a selection of quotes from works by Norman douglas such as South Wind, Siren Land, Old Calabria and others. There is a quote for every day of the year.The flyleaf notes that this work is a 'varied...

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1945-67 8Vol American School of Classical Studies Annual Reports
1945-67 8Vol American School of Classical Studies Annual Reports

Price: £240.00

A unique collection of the annual reports of the American School of Classical StudiesIllustrated with full page photographic plates With a Bulleting of the School of Classical Studies at Athens: The First Twenty Years of Studies at...

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1946 Chess Mastery by Question and Answer Fred Reinfeld Unclipped Dustwrapper
1946 Chess Mastery by Question and Answer Fred Reinfeld Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A fascinating work on chess by Fred Reinfeld.Including many explanatory diagrams.The fifth edition of the work.Fred Reinfeld was an American author and chess master, writing on chess as well as many other subjects. Most of...

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1946-57 14 Vols Blackwood's Magazine Photographs
1946-57 14 Vols Blackwood's Magazine Photographs

Price: £99.99

14 first edition volumes of Blackwood's Magazine, dating from the year 1946 to 1957.Blackwood's Magazine was a British magazine and miscellany printed between 1817 and 1980. It was founded by the publisher William Blackwood and...

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1948 KELLY'S HANDBOOK Titled, Landed, Offical Classes genealogy
1948 KELLY'S HANDBOOK Titled, Landed, Offical Classes genealogy

Price: £19.99

An interesting edition of 'Kelly's Handbook' for the year 1948, with an alphabetical list of the royal warrant holders. Includes advertisements within for the Young Womens Christian Association, Woodcock's Auctioners, Starkley and...

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1948 The English Guernsey Cattle Society's Herd Book Volume LXIV
1948 The English Guernsey Cattle Society's Herd Book Volume LXIV

Price: £14.99

Volume LXIV of The English Guernsey Cattle Society's Herd Book.The Society was established in 1884 to "provide a record of ancestry of Guernsey cattle imported at around that time from Guernsey Island."Compiled and edited by the Secretary...

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1948 William C Smith A Bibliography of The Musical Works Published by John Walsh
1948 William C Smith A Bibliography of The Musical Works Published by John Walsh

Price: £38.00

A comprehensive bibliography of the works of John Walsh.First edition.With 38 plates. John Walsh was an English music publisher of Irish descent and appointed musical instrument-maker-in-ordinary to the king in 1692. Walsh began printing...

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1949 Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage Armorial
1949 Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage Armorial

Price: £65.00

The 1938 edition of this definitive guide to the esteemed personages of United Kingdom.Comprises "information concerning Persons bearing Hereditary or Courtesy Titles, Privy Councillors, Knights, Companions of the various Orders, and...

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1950 Chats Old FURNITURE Antiques ILLUSTRATED
1950 Chats Old FURNITURE Antiques ILLUSTRATED

Price: £19.99

An informative introduction to antique furniture, illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. Part of the Chats Series: Practical Handbooks for Collectors. Fifth edition, seventeenth impression.

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1950 Hayward English Poetry An Illustrated Catalogue Illustrated Limited Edition
1950 Hayward English Poetry An Illustrated Catalogue Illustrated Limited Edition

Price: £190.00

An uncommon, limited first edition catalogue of English poetry books, in the original, unclipped dustwrapper.Compiling the first and early editions that were exhibited in 1947 at 7 Albemarle Street, London, this fascinating...

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1950 Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes GENEALOGY
1950 Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes GENEALOGY

Price: £35.00

A copy of Kelly's comprehensive list to British titled families in 1950.Frederic Festus Kelly founded Kelly & Co., and he and various family members gradually expanded the company over the next several decades, producing directories...

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1950 Russian-Japanese Dictionary Gluskin And Zarubin Essays On Japanese Grammar
1950 Russian-Japanese Dictionary Gluskin And Zarubin Essays On Japanese Grammar

Price: £79.99

Russian-Japanese Dictionary by A. E. Gluskin and S. F. Zarubin. Edited by N. I. Conrad. With a summary of essays on Modern Japanese Grammar compiled by N. Feldman. In Russian and Japanese. With around 25, 000 words. With...

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1950 The Wolseley Four-Fifty Workshop Manual Wolseley Motors Illustrated
1950 The Wolseley Four-Fifty Workshop Manual Wolseley Motors Illustrated

Price: £25.00

This is a scarce copy of this workshop manual for Wolseley Motors.Wolseley motors Limited was a British motor vehicle manufacturer founded in early 1901. It initially made a full range topped by large luxury cars and dominated the...

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1951 F.B. Maggs Voyages And Travels In All Parts Of The World Signed Volume III
1951 F.B. Maggs Voyages And Travels In All Parts Of The World Signed Volume III

Price: £155.00

The third volume of F.B. Maggs' Voyages and Travels, in very attractive cloth binding.Meticulously cataloguing works dealing with travel and exploration, the volume includes the original serialised edition covers to the rear, printed...

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1951 Guide to Old and Rare BOOKS ed. R.HORROX
1951 Guide to Old and Rare BOOKS ed. R.HORROX

Price: £39.99

An excellent reference for book collectors First Edition Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper This volume is made up of nine original parts which were issued from 1947. Articles included for example...

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1951 Studies Of The Spanish Mystics Volume I By Edgar Allison Peers Dustwrapper
1951 Studies Of The Spanish Mystics Volume I By Edgar Allison Peers Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A scarce edition of volume one of Studies of the Spanish Mystics by Edgar Alison Peers in dustwrapper. The aim of this book was to give an idea to the English people of the wealth of Spain's mystical literature. Second edition,...

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1951 WELLINGTON College Register Seventh Edition
1951 WELLINGTON College Register Seventh Edition

Price: £29.99

A copy of the Wellington College register for January 1859 - December 1948. Seventh Edition. Featuring a photographic frontispiece. Contains a score of 'Carmen Heroidum'. Wellington College, the national monument to the Duke...

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1951-1955 3Vols Calendar Of The London School Of Economics And Political Science
1951-1955 3Vols Calendar Of The London School Of Economics And Political Science

Price: £35.00

A scarce three volume set of these academic calendars from the London School of Economics, dating from the mid-Twentieth Century.Including short histories of the renowned University, as well as staff lists, director's reports for each...

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1951-4 3vols Monmouthshire Houses by Sir Cyril Fox and Lord Raglan First Edition
1951-4 3vols Monmouthshire Houses by Sir Cyril Fox and Lord Raglan First Edition

Price: £180.00

A set of hustorical reference books on Monmouthshire Houses. Complete in three volumes. Part I is Medieval, Part II is Sub-Medieval and Part III is Renaissance. For the National Museum of Wales Welsh Folk Museum. A survey of...

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1952 B. S. A.Tools. Small Tools and Machine Shop Equipment
1952 B. S. A.Tools. Small Tools and Machine Shop Equipment

Price: £49.99

A first edition of this tool catalogue.From the B.S.A. Tools Group: Burton, Griffiths & Co. Ltd.With numerous illustrations throughout.

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1952 The Kemsley Manual of Journalism Viscount Kemsley Illustrated
1952 The Kemsley Manual of Journalism Viscount Kemsley Illustrated

Price: £37.99

A detailed guide to the entire range of newspaper work and the careers it offers. With an introduction by Viscount Kemsley. Including many vignette illustrations, and advertisements to the rear.

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1953 A Greek-English Lexicon Henry George Liddell New Edition
1953 A Greek-English Lexicon Henry George Liddell New Edition

Price: £140.00

A highly detailed referential catalogue of Greek words and grammar. New edition, revised and augmented throughout by Sir Henry Stuart Jones. With the assistance of Roderick McKenzie, and with the co-operation of many...

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1953 Dictionary of National Biography SMITH Part 1
1953 Dictionary of National Biography SMITH Part 1

Price: £29.99

Full blue cloth binding with gilt title to spine. The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885. Seeking to emulate national biographical...

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1953 The Day Before Katherine Anne Porter 1st Edition Dustwrapper Essays
1953 The Day Before Katherine Anne Porter 1st Edition Dustwrapper Essays

Price: £15.00

A first edition of this selection of essays on Mexico, on the writings of Gertrude Stein, Thomas Hardy and Katherine Mansfield.Katherine Porter (1890 - 1980) was a Pulitzer prize winning journalist, author and political activist. ...

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1954 R.V. Tooley English Books With Coloured Plates Reference With Dustwrapper
1954 R.V. Tooley English Books With Coloured Plates Reference With Dustwrapper

Price: £110.00

A volume on colour illustrations, in the original dustwrapper.Cataloguing the English books including coloured plates between the years 1790-1860, the work is a detailed reference to this somewhat niche concern.

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1954 The Hulton Readership Survey 1954 British Market Research
1954 The Hulton Readership Survey 1954 British Market Research

Price: £29.99

The 1954 edition of the Hulton Readership Survey. Eighth edition. Edited by Harry Henry, these surveys were the predecessors of The National Readership Surveys.

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1954 The Painter's Workshop by W G Constable with Plates
1954 The Painter's Workshop by W G Constable with Plates

Price: £44.99

A reference book on painting by W. G. Constable.With 24 black and white plates to the rear of the volume.In homage to Wilson Steer and Henry Tonks.

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1955 Genealogy Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes
1955 Genealogy Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes

Price: £39.99

A copy of Kelly's comprehensive list to British titled families in 1955.Eighty-first annual edition.Frederic Festus Kelly founded Kelly & Co., and he and various family members gradually expanded the company over the next several...

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1955 Leslie Turner Law List Judges Officers Court Justice Reference Book England
1955 Leslie Turner Law List Judges Officers Court Justice Reference Book England

Price: £96.00

A very scarce 1955 edition of The Law List.Listing all the judges and officers of the Courts of Justice of England and Wales, as well as other professionals including counsel, solicitors, proctors and notaries. Contains a personal stamp...

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1955 Manuscrits et Autographes Incunables Livres Illustres Colour Plates
1955 Manuscrits et Autographes Incunables Livres Illustres Colour Plates

Price: £45.00

A copy of this this catalogue of manuscripts, autographs and incunabula.With information on illustrated and valuable books and their binders.With numerous colour and black and white plates throughout.

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1955 Nouveau Petit Larousse Illustre Dictionnaire Encyclopedique
1955 Nouveau Petit Larousse Illustre Dictionnaire Encyclopedique

Price: £44.00

A copy of the Nouveau Petit Larousse Illustre by Claude and Paul Auge.New Edition.With illustrations.The Nouveau Larousse illustre (New Larousse Illustrated) was an illustrated French language encyclopedia published by Larousse between...

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1955 The Oxford Companion to English Literature Sir Paul Harvey
1955 The Oxford Companion to English Literature Sir Paul Harvey

Price: £34.99

A dictionary of English literature. Third edition. The Oxford Companion to English Literature first published in 1932, edited by the retired diplomat Sir Paul Harvey (18691948), was the earliest of the Oxford Companions to appear....

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1955-59 8vol 8 Dictionnaire Des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs st Graveurs Illustrated French Art
1955-59 8vol 8 Dictionnaire Des Peintres Sculpteurs Dessinateurs st Graveurs Illustrated French Art

Price: £675.00

A set of eight french dictionaries, referencing painters, sculptures, draughtsmen and engravers. Illustrated throughout and bound in a handsome leather binding. A comprehensive dictionary of...

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1956 AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE by E. Morris MILLER
1956 AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE by E. Morris MILLER

Price: £79.99

A bibliography of Australian literature. Bound in cloth with unclipped dust wrapper. Second edition. Edmund Morris Miller (1881 1964) was an Australian author.   He, along with F. J. Broomfield, Sir John Quick and others...

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1956 Sell's Building Trades List Architects Builders Alfred Sell
1956 Sell's Building Trades List Architects Builders Alfred Sell

Price: £38.00

This is the 27th issue of this popular trade directory founded in 1923.This edition, listed as the 33rd year and 27th issue, has colour printed listings to aid architects, builders, engineers and contractors. This edition includes...

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1956-1965 3vol Index to Register of Deeds Scottish Record Office Glasgow Perth
1956-1965 3vol Index to Register of Deeds Scottish Record Office Glasgow Perth

Price: £38.00

A fascinating snapshot of life in seventeenth century Scotland. Deeds from 1682, 1689 and 1691.Includes volumes twenty-one, twenty-nine and thirty-one. Details of deed holder's name and designation, along with the nature...

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1957 3vols Modern House Building Edited by Edgar Lucas Assisted by Other Experts
1957 3vols Modern House Building Edited by Edgar Lucas Assisted by Other Experts

Price: £70.00

A set of useful reference books on Modern House Building edited by Edgar Lucas.Assisted by other experts.Complete in three volumes.With illustrations and diagrams throughout the volumes.With some fold-out diagrams also throughout the...

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1957 Bhargava's Standard Illustrated Dictionary of the Hindi Language R C Pathak
1957 Bhargava's Standard Illustrated Dictionary of the Hindi Language R C Pathak

Price: £30.00

A comprehensive Hindi to English dictionary, edited by R C Pathak, the Author of Bharagava's Standard Illustrated English Dictionary and Bhargava's Adarsha Hindi Kosha. With occasional vignette...

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