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EDVARD MUNCH. Paintings From The Munch Museum Oslo. Exhibition Catalogue.
Liverpool. Polytechnic Art Gallery Newcastle upon Tyne / Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, 1980., Catalogue for exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool from 6th October to 16th November 1980, (& previously in September at Newcastle on Tyne). 24 pages. 30cm. x 21cm. 26 colour and b. & w. illustrations of Munch's paintings. Introduction by William Varley. Very good condition but stiff card cover is slightly rubbed on spine, and worn & bumped on corners. Former owner was an artist, he made notes in pencil in margins about the colours etc. Included is a 3 page leaflet published by the Walker Art Gallery Eduction Service.for students.29.75cm. x 21cm. Paper cover & 3 pages stapled in top corner, and are a bit bumped on edges & faintly creased. 1980
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Book number: 9184
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.77 | JP 425]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Kragerd Ekely Norway Hvitsten Edvard Munch

 
RUNCORN HISTORY TRAIL A history and description of a walk through the older parts of Runcorn.
Halton. Halton Borough Council, 1980., Booklet. 51 pages. The 2 centre pages are a map of the Runcorn History Trail. On page 51 are 2 maps of the Runcorn-Bridgewater canal, in 1785 and in 1830. 20 b./w. photographs & drawings on 15 pages. Stiff card cover is near fine, contents near fine no inscription or marks. 21.25cm. x 15cm. . 1980
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Book number: 8907
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.77 | JP 425]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Manchester Ship Canal Norton Piory Bidgewater Canal

 
THE WAR IN PICTURES. 6 volumes.
London. Odhams, 1940's., Hardbacks.All 6 volumes have 256 pages and black & white photographs throughout. Volume 1 ( Sept.1939 - Aug.1940.) .Volume 2. "The Second Year." (Aug.1940 - Sept. 1941.) Vol.3."Third Year.".( May 1941 - Sept. 1943.) Vol.4. Fourth Year.(July 1942 - Aug.1943) Vol. 5. Fifth Year. (Aug. 1943- Sept. 1944.) Vol. 6. Sixth Year. (Sept. 1944 - Sept. 1945.) All 6 books are very good but the bottom of the spine of volume 6 has a 6cm tear in the cloth cover. 25.5cm. x 18cm. 1940
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Book number: 8336
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.07 | JP 1700]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: World War 2 Churchill Hitler Nazis Dunkirk Montgomery Dambusters El Alamein

 
ARTHUR, SIR GEORGE.
Seven Heirs Apparent.
London. Thornton Butterworth, 1937., The lives of seven Princes of Wales. From George II, his son Frederick Prince of Wales, who was never crowned, his son George III, his son George IV, his great nephew Edward VII, his son George V, & his son Prince Edward, who became the Duke of Windsor. Foreword by E. F. Benson. 292 pages. 8 b/w. illustrations. 8.75" x 5.5". Contents near fine apart from some faint spots of foxing. Dark blue cover is near fine slight signs of wear on corners. No d./w. 1937
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Book number: 1435
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.56 | JP 1417]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Prince of Wales Hanovarians British Royalty Windsor Jan19 bx11 June1052

 
BALL, EDWARD.
Slaves In The Family.
London. Viking/Penguin, 1998., 1st UK edition, first published in U.S.A. by Farrer,Straus & Giroux 1998. The history of 7 generations of the Ball family which began in 1698 in Charleston, S.C. Their lives with their slaves, also the lives of the children of mulatto descendants of the Balls & their slaves. 445 pages, 2 maps, over 100 photographs, 3 family trees, & 51 pages of notes, acknowledgments, credits & index. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., not price clipped (20) 9" x 6". ISBN 0670881066 1998
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Book number: 142
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.05 | JP 1133]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: slavery Charleston S.C. genealogy Ball family history family history

 
ABBOT, TIM
OASIS. definitely.
London. Pavillion Books,1996, Pages un-numbered but about 120, with colour and b./w. photographs on almost every page. Cover and contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. slightly bumped on corners & edges., o./w. near fine, priced 14.99. 29cm. x 21.75cm. ISBN 1857938623 1996
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Book number: 8704
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.02 | JP 567]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Noel Gallagher Liam Gallagher Oasis rock band

 
ABBOTT, E.C. ("TEDDY BLUE") AND SMITH, HELENA HUNTINGTON.
WE POINTED THEM NORTH. Recollections of a Cowpuncher.
Norman, Oklahoma. University of Oklahoma Press, 1978., Soft back. 5th Printing of new edition. Illustrated with drawings by Nick Eggenhofer. 247 pages including some cowboy songs with music, and index. 11 b. & w. photographs and 2 maps. 8" x 5". Covers slightly creased on corners & along edge of back cover. Inscription on f.e.p., and a line of brown on inside of back cover from old tape which was on a protective cover. 1978
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Book number: 2330
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 708]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Oklahoma Granville Stuart Miles City Montana Nebraska Abbott Lewistown Cranwich cowboy cowpuncher

 
ABRAHAM, ASHLEY.
SOME PORTRAITS OF THE LAKE POETS AND THEIR HOMES.
Keswick. G.P. Abraham Ltd., 1947., Softback with stiff card covers. No edition stated but I'm sure its a reprint, probably about 1920. 55 pages. 29 full page monogravure photographs by G.P. Abraham. The poets included are William Wordsworth, Robert Southey, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, John Wilson (Christopher North), John Ruskin and Harriet Martineau. Some photos of their homes also included. Contents near fine, no inscription. Cover is worn on edges. 22..5cm x 16cm. 1947
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Book number: 4596
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.3 | JP 1275]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Lake District poet poetry verse poems Lakes

 
ABRAHAMS, GERALD.
THE CHESS MIND.
London. Penguin Books, 1968., Paperback, third edition. 346 pages. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Very good card cover. 1968
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Book number: 6655
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.02 | JP 567]
Keywords: chess check mate hobby

 
ABRANSON, ERIK C.
BEKEN OF COWES SAILING SHIPS OF THE WORLD.
London. Reed's Nautical Books, 1992., Foreword by Prince of Wales. 3 generations of the Beken family have photographed sailing ships & yachts, starting in 1888 with 10 year old Frank, then his son Keith, & eventually his grandson Kenneth joined the family firm in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. 208 pages. Illustrated with beautiful photographs in colour and b. & w., taken around the world of over 100 sailing ships, along with a short description & specifications. (Some material already appeared in "A Century of Tall Ships" pub. Harrap 1985.) 12.5" x 9.75". Near fine except a tiny, hardly visible dent on front cover. Near fine d./w. except top edge slightly curling. Original 1994 bill for 32 enclosed ! A heavy book. 1992
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Book number: 2498
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 US$ 22.6 | JP 2550]
Keywords: ships sailing ships yachts Beken Cowes photography Tall Ships Isle of Wight

 
ACKROYD, PETER.
The Clerkenwell Tales
London. Chatto & Windus, 2003., A novel set in London in 13.99, in the time of King Richard II & Geoffrey Chaucer. 213 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine d./w., priced 15.99. 24.25cm. x 16cm. ISBN 1856197069. 2003
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Book number: 8700
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 708]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Chaucer Richard II 1399 Clerkenwell

 
ACKROYD, PETER.
DICKENS. Public Life And Private Passion.
London. B.B.C., 2002., Hardback. First edition. About Charles Dickens's personal life, published to accompany the BBC Television series "Duckens, Public Life & Private Passion" broadcast 2002. 160 pages, with over 135 photographs, paintings, cartoons, & vignettes, in colour and black & white. Cover & contents are fear fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced 16.99. 25.5cm. x 19.5cm. ISBN 0563534737 2002
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Book number: 9245
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 708]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Charles Dickens London Boz Household Words Phiz

 
ACKROYD, PETER.
LONDON. THE BIOGRAPHY.
London. Vintage, 2001, Paperback. First published by Chatto Windus in 2000. Pages i - xxiii, lists of contents & illustrations, 5 maps & chronology. 822 pages including an essay of sources, & index. 33 colour and about 35 b./w. photographs & prints. 9" x 6". Priced on back cover 12.99. Near fine, no inscription or marks, but corners slightly bumped. ISBN 0099422581. 2001
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Book number: 4598
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 708]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: London Thames Picadilly Circus St. Paul's Westminster Christopher Wren Henry Mayhew Samuel Johnson Hyde Park Buckingham Palace Smithfield

 
ADAMS, PETER D.
THE ART OF BONSAI.
London. Ward Lock, 1986., Reprint. 2nd edition, first published 1981. 160 pages. with 98 colour photographs, 72 b./ w. photographs, 76 figures..that is drawings of different species of trees, explaining pruning, & showing the different bonsai styles..25.5cm. x 19.5cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced 14.95. ISBN 0706368371. 1986
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Book number: 8776
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.53 | JP 850]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Bonsai miniature

 
ADAMS, JOE KENNEDY
Basic Statistical Concepts.
New York. McGraw - Hill Book Company, 1955, 304 pages including index. Near fine except previous owner's name inside front cover, top & bottom of spine slightly worn & bumped, contents clean & tight. D./w. is worn & torn on edges, pieces are missing on top & bottom of spine, with a few tiny holes in the spine. 9" x 6". 1955
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Book number: 3688
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 18.84 | JP 2125]
Catalogue: Mathematics
Keywords: mathematics statistics concepts elementary calculus

 
ADAMS, CYRIL AND BRADEN, ROBERT. (LIMITED EDITION & SIGNED.)
LOCK, STOCK, & BARREL.. Making an English shotgun and shooting with consistency.
Long Beach, California. Safari Press, 1996., Limited edition, copy number 90 of 500 copies. Fourth book in the "Sporting Firearms Series." Contents in near fine condition, signed by both authors. Red cloth cover also near fine. Black slip-case is slightly marked, otherwise very good. 198 pages, including 2 bibliographies. Over 70 b./w. photographs plus drawings and diagrams. 23.5cm. x 15.75cm. ISBN 1571570330. 1996
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Book number: 8066
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 89 US$ 94.18 | JP 10626]
Catalogue: Sport
Keywords: guns shooting shotgun Cyril Adams Robert Braden

 
ADCOCK, FLEUR; DOOLEY, MAURA; LITHERLAND, S.J.; MAUGHAN, JILL.
BLOODAXE BOOKS 4-PACK # 1. Four From Northern Women.
Newcastle upon Tyne. Bloodaxe Books, 1986., Poems by 4 women in one paperback. 1) "Hotspur" by Fleur Adcock is 24 pages, with b./w., red/ w. & blue/ w. illustrations.2) "IVY LEAVES & ARROWS" by Maura Dooley, 22 pages. 3)"THE LONG INTERVAL." by S.J. Litherland, 22 pages. 4)" GHOSTS AT FOUR O'CLOCK" by Jill Maugham. 16 pages. Near fine, clean & no marks, but previous owner's name on top of title page. Priced on back 4.95. 21.5cm. x 14cm. 1986
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Book number: 9021
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.02 | JP 567]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: poetry poems verse Adcock Dooley Litherland Maughan

 
ADCOCK, A. ST.. JOHN.
FOR REMEMBRANCE. Soldier Poets Who Have Fallen in the War.
London Hodder & Stoughton, 1920's, Revised & Enlarged Edition." Not dated, this was first published 1918, so probably this revised enlarged edition was published in the 1920's? Cover and contents are near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is worn & torn on the edges, top edge of spine and 1.5cm. of bottom of spine have been torn off. 312 pages. 26 sepia photographs of some of the soldier poets are tipped in. 65 poets are described along with some of their verse. 1920
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Book number: 9192
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 US$ 37.67 | JP 4250]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: 1st World War poetry verse poets W.W.1

 
BRIERS, RICHARD.
Coward & Company.
London. Robson,1999., Paperback. "A Light-hearted and Affectionate Evocation of Noel Coward & his World." First published 1987. 137 pages, with drawings from Punch which originally appeared with reviews from Coward's plays. 8" x 5". Fine condition, no inscription or marks. Priced on back 8.99. ISBN 1861052324. 1999
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Book number: 1382
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.02 | JP 567]
Catalogue: Theatre
Keywords: Noel Coward Theatre John Gielgud Beatrice Lillie Ivor Novello Gertrude Lawrence Laurence Olivier

 
ADLER, RICHARD & ELIZABETH.
NEEDLEPOINT. A NEW LOOK.
London. Book Club, 1984., First published 1981 by Sidgwick & Jackson. 175 pages, with advice on materials, techniques & instructions. Illustrated with photographs and 12 designs in colour, also many diagrams (in 2 colours ) explaining the method of working them. Near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. slightly bumped & faintly marked, o./w. near fine. 10" x 7". CN 1718. 1984
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Book number: 1402
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 708]
Keywords: needlepoint tapestries needlework cushions

 
ADRIANI, GOTZ; KONNERTZ, WINIFRED; THOMAS, KARIN.
JOSEPH BEUYS. LIFE AND WORKS.
New York. Barron's, 1979, Softback. Translated by Patricia Lech. The life & works of a controversial German artist. 308 pages. 139 b./w. photographs. Near fine, no inscription or marks. 7" x 4". ISBN 0812021754 1979
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Book number: 3859
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.07 | JP 1700]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Joseph Beuys art artists painting sculpture

 
CARAMAN, PHILIP (TRANSLATED BY)
John Gerard. The Autobiography of an Elizabethan.
London. Longmans Green,1951., 2nd impression. Gerard was born about 1564 & died 1637 at the English College in Rome. A Roman Catholic priest, he travelled widely, helped to found a Jesuit house of philosophy & theology at Liege, an Institute for Religious Women, and at Flanders a noviate in the English Province at Louvain. Originally written 1609 in Latin, this is a new translatation. 287 pages. 7 b./w. illustrations. Near fine except the first 4 pages of 5 page introduction by Graham Greene have become loose, front e.p. & b.e.p. are slight foxed, top & bottom of spine & top corner are slightly bumped. Very good d./w. but slightly worn on top & bottom of spine & corners, and slightly marked. 8.75" x 5.5". 1951
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Book number: 110
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.05 | JP 1133]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Graham Greene John Gerard Tower of London Lege Louvain

 
AGAR-HAMILTON, J.A.I., AND TURNER, L.C.F.
THE SIDI REZEG BATTLES 1941.
Cape Town. Oxford University Press, 1957., Ex-Library. ".. prepared by the Union War Histories Section of the Office of the Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa." Compiled from official documents, this is concerned with the Desert Offensive of November 1941, and the Ist South African Infantry Division. 505 pages including bibliography, & index. There should be 3 maps, but 2 are missing. Remaining map folded in 3, worn & torn on one fold, repared on reverse with archival tape. 53 sketch maps in text. 47 b./w. photographs on 27 pages. No d./w. Sturdy library binding is very good but corners slightly bumped & worn, and library ref. number on bottom of spine. Contents clean and near fine, but front endpage has library stamp & old label, with '40p' written in ink. No d./w. 1957
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Book number: 6132
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 US$ 31.39 | JP 3542]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: Sidi Renzig Sidi Rezeg Rommel Desert Campaign Ed Duda Transvaal Scottish General Cunningham Claude Auchinleck General Freyberg Sidi Rezegh Smuts South Africa

 
CUNY, HILAIRE.
Ivan Pavlov. The Man & His Theories.
London. Souvenir Press, 1964., First UK edition. Hardback. Biography of the Russian scientist. Translated by Patrick Evans from the French edition first published in 1962 in Paris. From the 'Profiles in Science' series.183 pages. 12 b./w. photographs. Near fine except 5 small numbers written in ink on f.e.p. D./w. has faint scratches on front & back. It seems someone used this book to lean on while pressing hard with a ballpoint & doing lines & crosses ! 1" slit along edge of spine, but not obvious. Faint damp stain back bottom edge of d./w., not visible from outside or on book. 8.75" x 5.5". 1954
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Book number: 277
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 708]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Pavlov Physiological experiments psychology conditioned reflex

 
AKIMOTO, SHUNKICHI.
THE LURE OF JAPAN.
Tokyo, Japan. Board of Tourist Industry Japanese Government Railways, 1934., Ex Reference library. "Presented by Japanese Government Railways." is typed on library bookplate. 371 pages. 40 b./w. photographs on 32 pages. Folded map at end of book. The paper over endpages has split at hinges but lining underneath is still intact. Ends of spine are bumped. Library reference number on spine, & ocasional small library stamps in margins of pages, otherwise very good.. 1934
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Book number: 7525
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.05 | JP 1133]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Japan Japanese Tokyo Akan Yokohama Kobe Osaka Kyoto Kirishima Fuji Nikko

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