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Abstracts of Papers Presented to the 8th European Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy
Copenhagen.August 14-20 1965 pp (xii) 400.In the original printed paper wrappers.A very good copy of this important reference work.
Peter M. Daly, Rare and Second-hand BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 3622
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.67 | JP¥ 846]
Catalogue: Science
Keywords: Spectroscopy. Science. Infrared. Electrons. Ultraviolet. Microwave. Magnetics

 
( ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETIES OF OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE ):
An Accentuated List of the British Lepidoptera,with Hints on the Derivation of the Names.
London. John Van Voorst,1858. First edition.pp xlvi 118.Hard cover in the original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine.A very good ex-library copy with no markings to the binding & just one small stamp on the title-page & a withdrawn stamp & a few pen numbers on its verso.Original yellow end-papers.A good copy.
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Book number: 6773
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.18 | JP¥ 2114]
Keywords: Lepidoptera,Butterflies,Insects,Entomology,Science,Names,Classification,Nomenclature,Food Plants,

 
(SAVORY, CHARLES H. ):
Hand-Book of the Town of Cirencester,and Its Environs; Containing a History of Its Roman Antiquities; the Abbey; Oakley House & Park; the Royal Agricultural College; Church & Town Hall; Watermoor Church with a Notice of the Principle Public Buildings
Cirencester & London. Charles H.Savory & Kent & Co.,1860 First printing of this scarce hand-book. With an engraved frontispiece of the Town Hall and 1 other plate of the Royal North Gloucester Militia Armoury. pp 244.Hard cover in contemporary pebbled cloth with a leather title label lettered in gilt.Old gift presentation note laid onto reverse of frontispiece dated 1863.The spine is very slightly faded but overall a very good clean copy.Not listed in the British Library or World Catalogue so very scarce.
Peter M Daly, Rare and Secondhand BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 7488
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 70.75 US$ 76.74 | JP¥ 8458]
Catalogue: Local history
Keywords: Cirencester,Gloucestershire,Cotswolds,River Thames,Antiquities,Abbey,Agriculture,Buildings,History,Schools,Churches,

 
The Home Friend; New Series Volume 1.
London. SPCK.,1854 Part 1 July to Part 6 December.pp 572.With many various engravings throughout.Hard cover,original green blind decorated cloth with gilt lettering to the spine.Yellow end-papers.A very good & bright copy.There is a 6 page chapter on Gipsies & much on various parts of the World.
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Book number: 6388
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.35 | JP¥ 1692]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Victorian. Literature, Travel, Nature, Gipsies, War, Tobacco, Russia, Opium, Astonomy, South Africa,

 
The Little Gleaner. A Monthly Magazine for the Young.
London.Houlston & Sons,1882-1885 2Two volumes,With 2 years of issues in each volume.pp 284 & 284 & 284 & 284.Bound in contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards.One volumes spine is brown the other red.Otherwise they match in style.The brown spine is rubbed & in the other volume some gatherings are pulled.Contents are very clean & sound.With lots of text engravings throughout.Both volumes are indexed for each year.
Peter M. Daly, Rare and Second-hand BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 3200
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.18 | JP¥ 2114]
Catalogue: Children`s books
Keywords: Childrens, Victorian Magazine, Stories, Travels, Nature, Music, Juvenile, Literature,

 
The Rod Box. Winchester 1972
Winchester for the Rod Box.1972 38 page fishing catalogue in glossy pictorial limp card covers.Included is an order form.With 15 illustrations of rods,reels & other equipment.Also has a few Thelwell cartoons.A good copy.
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Book number: 4625
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 705]
Catalogue: Fishing
Keywords: Angling. Fish. Rods. Reels. Nets. Bags. Fishing Catalogue. Itchen. Hampshire. Winchester

 
ACKROYD, PETER:
The Collection. Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures
London.Chatto & Windus,2002. ISBN 0-701-17300-9 First edition,first printing.pp xxviii 465.Hard cover,grey cloth gilt.A near fine copy in a near fine but price-clipped dust jacket.Heavy,nearly a kilo unpacked !! Edited & with an introduction by Thomas Wright.
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Book number: 6283
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.23 | JP¥ 1128]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Journalism, Essays, Peter Ackroyd, Short Stories, Lectures, the Times, Spectator, Literature, Anthology, Book Reviews, Film, Tv, 0-701-17300-9

 
ADAIR, VIRGINIA & LEE:
Eighteenth Century Pastel Portraits
London. John Gifford.1971 First edition.Illustrated throughout with many colour & b&w illustrations & plates.pp 203.Hard cover,blue cloth gilt.A very good clean copy in a very good dust jacket.In a removeable protective sleeve.Size is quarto,30.5 x 21.5 cm. Heavy,1208 grams unpacked !
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Book number: 5546
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.99 | JP¥ 1762]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Pastels. Portraiture. Painting. Francois Boucher. De la Tour. William Hoare. John Russell.

 
ADAMS, H. G.:
Nests and Eggs of Familiar British Birds, Described and Illustrated; with an Account of the Haunts and Habits of the Feathered Architects, and Their Times and Modes of Building.
London. Groombridge & Sons,1859 Early (2nd) edition of this charming book.With 8 coloured plates of eggs, containing forty-eight different species. pp iv 79.Hard cover in the original green,blind stamped and decorated cloth with gilt lettering and spine decoration. The last few pages have a crease to their top corners & the frontis tissue guard is foxed.This apart a very good,clean,tight & bright copy.Published in "The Young Naturalist`s Library".
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Book number: 7457
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 31.97 | JP¥ 3524]
Catalogue: Ornithology
Keywords: Oology,Birds,Aves,Nests,Eggs,Breeding,Egg Shells,Colour Plates,Groombridge,Identification,

 
A.P.AGARWATA (EDITOR):
Tourist`S Guide to Darjeeling,Sikkim & Bhutan,Kampong & Mirik
New Delhi.Nest & Wings,(1982) Original coloured pictorial stiff card covers.pp xxi (xvi) 101.With 21 b&w photos.,2 folding maps & various advertisments for local hotels etc.A few in colour.A nice local guide book in very good condition.
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Book number: 4215
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 705]
Catalogue: Travel.asia
Keywords: India. Guide Book. Landmarks. Architecture. Customs. Travel. Tourist. Bhutan

 
AITKEN, SIR MAX:
Canada in Flanders. The Official Story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force,Volume 1.
London.Hodder and Stoughton,1916. First edition.With a folding map & others in the text.pp xx 247.Hard cover, in the original red cloth gilt.The spine is a little faded.Contents clean & sound.A good copy.No d/j.
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Book number: 6724
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.79 | JP¥ 1410]
Catalogue: Military
Keywords: France,Flanders,Canadian Army,W.W. 1. ,Battles,Neuve Chapelle,Ypres,Festubert,Givenchy,Light Infantry,Honours,Casualties,

 
AJAO, ADEROGBA.:
On the Tiger`S Back
London.George Allen & Unwin,1962. First edition.With a frontispiece.pp 149.Hard cover,red pictorial cloth lettered in black.A very good copy in a good + slightly edge worn dust jacket.Not price-clipped." Six Years under Communism by a Nigerian ".
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Book number: 4972
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 705]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Africa. Nigeria. Lagos. Communism. East Germany. Russia. Moscow. Cold War

 
AKERMAN, JOHN YONGE:
Ancient Coins of Cities and Princes, Geographically Arranged and Described: Hispania - Gallia - Britannia
London. John Russell Smith,1846 First edition.With 24 engraved plates of coins on thick paper.pp iv 203. Hard cover,in the original red cloth with gilt & blind decoration to spine & front board.The title-page is printed in red & black.A very good,clean, bright & complete copy.Original cream end-papers.An excellent copy.
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Book number: 6690
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 US$ 44.76 | JP¥ 4934]
Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: Coins,Numismatics,Europe, Spain, Gaul, Great Britain,Carthagena,Spain,Money,Tokens,Trade,Archaeology

 
AKERMAN, JOHN YONGE:
Wiltshire Tales
London.John Russell Smith,1853. First edition.With a vignette on title-page & last page. pp 4,vi 179.Hard cover in the original blind ruled blue cloth gilt.A very good,bright & clean copy.These mainly dialect tales first appeared in "Bentley`s Miscellany" under the name of "Paul Pindar".
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Book number: 7564
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.18 | JP¥ 2114]
Catalogue: Local history
Keywords: Wiltshire,Moonrakers,Dialect,Rural Life,Murder,Music,Songs,Farming,Country Life,

 
ALDRIDGE, WENDY.:
Hobnails and Sea-Boots. Flower Farming in the Isles of Scilly.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. 1956 First edition.With a frontispiece,2 maps & 14 plates in half-tone.pp 224. Hard cover,green cloth lettered in white.Some light foxing to page edges but otherwise a good + copy in a good + but edge-worn & unclipped dust jacket.
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Book number: 5487
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.67 | JP¥ 846]
Catalogue: Local history
Keywords: Scilly Isles. Flower Farming. St Agnes. Gugh. Topography. Islands. Agriculture.

 
ALLEN, N.V:
The Birds of Exmoor
Dulverton.The Exmoor Press,1971. ISBN. 900131-00-4 First edition.Original pictorial card covers with photo.of peregrine & chick on cover Maps on inside of covers.20 b&w.plates & drawings by M.C. Bentley.pp 64.Minimal edge wear but a very good copy.Published in the`Microstudies`series.
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Book number: 988
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.76 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: Ornithology
Keywords: Birds, Birding, Birdwatching, Somerset, Moorland, Ornithology, Avifauna, 900131-00-4

 
ALLEN, RUTH:
Children's Book Prizes. An Evaluation and History of Major Awards for Children's Books in the English-Speaking World.
Aldershot.Ashgate Publishing,1998.ISBN 1-85928-237-7 Author signed presentation copy,first edition.With a frontispiece.ppxi 333. Hard cover,purple cloth gilt.A near fine copy in a near fine unclipped dust jacket.Signed on title-page & with a signed presentation," For Elizabeth with love from Ruth " on the f e p.
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Book number: 6131
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.23 | JP¥ 1128]
Catalogue: Children`s books
Keywords: Book Prizes, Children`S Literature, Illustrators, Publishing, Awards, Children`S Books, 1-85928-237-7

 
ALLETZHAUSER, AL:
The House of Nomura
London.Bloomsbury,1990 First edition.With 30 b&w.illustrations.pp xxiii 343.Hard cover,red cloth gilt.A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.Not price-clipped.The inside story of the legendary Japanese dynasty.A history from the late 19th century..
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Book number: 1656
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.95 | JP¥ 987]
Catalogue: Travel.asia
Keywords: Asia, Busines, History, Japan, Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, War, Politics, Trade, 0 7475 0382 6

 
ALLIN, MICHAEL:
Zarafa
London.Headline,1998.ISBN. 0 7472 2299 1 First UK edition.With a frontispiece,end-paper maps,27 illustrations & 1 other map.pp 215.Hard cover,brown cloth gilt.A near fine copy in a very good but price-clipped dust jacket.Story of a Giraffe in 1826 & its long walk from Mareilles to the Paris Zoo.
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Book number: 1839
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 705]
Keywords: Zoos, Giraffe, France, Africa, Mammals, Paris, Menageries, Regents Park, 0 7472 2299 1 0747222991

 
ALLINGHAM, HENRY WITH DENNIS GOODWIN:
Kitchener's Last Volunteer ; the Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War
Edinburgh & London.Mainstream Publishing,2008.ISBN 9781845964160 First edition.With 2 maps & lots of colour & b&w photographs.pp 240. Hard cover,brown cloth lettered in black.A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.
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Book number: 6132
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.95 | JP¥ 987]
Catalogue: Military
Keywords: Raf, Aircraft, Royal Navy, Battle, Jutland, Western Front, Be2c, Zepplin, Rnas, Warfare, Somme, , Ypres, 9781845964160 9781845964160

 
ANDREW LANG . (EDITOR):
The True Story Book
London.Longmans,Green & Co.1894 Third edition.With a tissue guarded frontis;pictorial title-page,8 plates & many other illustrations by L.Bogle,Lucien Davis,H.J.Ford,C.H.M.Kerr & Lancelot Speed.pp xv 337.Hard cover,blue pictorial cloth gilt.Pages are all edge gilt.Spine edges a little rubbed & covers a little marked.Contents are in fairly good shape.A good + copy only.
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Book number: 4641
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.79 | JP¥ 1410]
Catalogue: Children`s books
Keywords: Adventures, Tales, Children. Historical Figures. Grace Darling. Legends. Andrew Lang

 
ANGREID, L:
An Introduction to Fly-Fishing
London.W.Foulsham no date c194? Foulham`s Sports Library.Probable first edition.pp 94.Original printed card covers are a little edge-worn & creased.But a good + copy.Pocket sized.
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Book number: 1541
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.48 | JP¥ 493]
Catalogue: Fishing
Keywords: Angling, Trout, Flies, Rods, Tackle, Fish, Fishing, Fly Fishing,

 
HELEN M.ANGUS:
The Toymaker Cards.
London.Oxford University Press,1934 " A Set of Thirty-one Cards for Handwork,Printed in Colour ". In fact there are only 30 cards,as usual.They come in a brown printed envelope and were originally priced at 2/- net.All the cards are in near fine condition & the envelope is good without any loss ot tears.Toys to be made from matchboxes,cardboard,coloured paper,corks etc.Very scarce.
Peter M Daly, Rare and Secondhand BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 7557
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 35.81 | JP¥ 3947]
Catalogue: Children`s books
Keywords: Toys,Crafts,Children,Toymaking,Playtime,Hobbies,Modelling,

 
ANNE RAMSAY WITH DIANE TAYLOR:
Girl in Blue;How One Woman Survived Fourteen Years in the Police Force.
London. Mackmillan.2008. ISBN.978-0-230-70902-7 First edition,hard cover.pp 284.Blue cloth gilt.A near fine unmarked copy in a near fine unclipped dust jacket.
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Book number: 5980
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 705]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Police Force, Criminals, Law & Order, Women. Glasgow, Scotland, Cid, Detective, True Crime, 978-0-230-70902

 
ANON:
Belfast in Its Regional Setting. A Scientific Survey
British Association.Belfast,1952 First edition.With a folding map,8 b&w.photographs & 34 maps & diagrams.pp 211.Hard cover,original grey cloth-backed boards.With 3 coloured coats of arms on the front cover.Minimal marking to binding. Corners a little bumped.A very good + copy.No dust jacket.Size is 4to.24 x 18 cm.
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Book number: 1933
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.79 | JP¥ 1410]
Catalogue: Local history
Keywords: Eire, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Belfast, Climate, Geology, Botany, Zoology, Archaeology, History, Buildings

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