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1996 `FirstBus Bus Handbook
Shropshire, British Bus Publishing, October 1995 Very good coloured pictorial covers, paperback, 8.00 x 5.75 inches approx., No inscriptions or marks, 136 pages, fully illustrated in colour and black & white, specifications, routes etc.
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Book number: 14724
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.87 | JP¥ 1217]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: Buses, transport, county buses, coaches, FirstBus 1897990278

 
The 78th Division in the final offensive in Italy. An account of the operations of the 78th Infantry Division during the period 9th to 25th April 1945
Privately pubished c 1946 Folio, very good paperback binding, cream background some marks to background, chipping to extremities, 89 pages, 8 coloured fold-out maps to rear. Containing Part 1, Connecting Narrative, Part II Unit Accounts, followed by the maps.
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Book number: 6040
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 US$ 40.77 | JP¥ 4564]
Catalogue: Military
Keywords: Fifth & Eight Armies, Senio, 78th Infantry Division, 2nd Armoured Brigade, World War II,

 
Aeroplane Adventures
London, Edinburgh, N.Y. et al, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., not dated (circa 1933) Very good paper covered boards, size 8.25 x 6.25 inches approx., hardback, front cover shows biplane with a parachute descending, title in white, sub titles in brown"The Spider Skywayman,' this refers to the fact that thecover illustration goes with one of the stories of the same name by Major G T Gorman in the book, cloth spine with black title and features from the front illustration also in black, paper covered rear board in plain blue, some edge wear in the form of rubbing, a little background soiling but generally clean, bright and very good, small booksellers labe to bottom of front pastedown, prize book plate to front endpaper, First Prize morning school, Victor Rendal, dated Dec 24th 1933. Coloured frontispiece, 'The red plane came down within a few yards, of where they crouched,' this image is initialed ABE or ASE but the name of the illustrator is not given, title page oppostite has a three small splashes of foxing but the black white vignette stands out clearly, the book contains storis by contributors, In Quest of Gold by G G Jackson; At Newby Marsh by S Beresford Lucas, The Spider Skywaymen by Major J T Gorman; Out with the Fishery Patrol ---- (no author given), The Peter Pan 'Plane by Major J T Gorman; Tracking the Air Spies by G G Jackson; The Red 'Planeby L B Thoburn-Clarke; Lindburgh's Atlantic Flight-- again no author given, 127 pages, black and white illustrations in the text, some spasmodic foxing but not enough to spoil the quality of the book or to hinder the stories.
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Book number: 16000
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 US$ 29.9 | JP¥ 3347]
Catalogue: Childrens
Keywords: Aeroplane Stories, Boys fiction, fiction, Aviation fiction,

 
Albert Goodwin R.W.S. 1845-1932, 129 of his best works borrowed from Private Collections
Chris Beetles Ltd. , 1986 From an exhibition Presented by Royal Society of Painters in Water-Colour. Very good coloured pictorial picture covers the front and rear covers, it shows a pastel sea-side scene with a little boy to the front cover and two litlte girls to the back cover, in the distance is St Michael's Mount in Cornwall, lovely condition with only a trace of wear, stitched binding, no inscriptions or marks, 96 pages, coloured pictures of the exhibits with descriptions, includes a background biography of the artist. Inserted loose is a 'press cutting' an article, The Poetical Landscapes of Albert Goodwin R.W.S (1845-1932) by Hammond Smith. Size 11.75 x 8.25 inches approx.
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Book number: 16135
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 27.18 | JP¥ 3043]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Albert Goodwin, Water-colour art, Art,

 
The Annual Register or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1791
London Printed for F and C Rivington Sold also by J Dodsley Pall-Mall 1795 Full leather binding, rubbed to extremities, cracked along front and back hinge, hinges weakening, worn to spine, no title visible, a previous owners bookplate to front paste down, no inscriptions, viii, sections individually paginated. The Annual Register for the Year 1791 The History of Europe.1-216 pages; Chronicle, Appendix to Chronicle, State Papers, Supplement 1-238; Characters, Natural History, Useful Projects, Antiquities, Miscellaneous Essays, Poetry, Account of Books, 1-199 pages followed by Contents after which are 2 pages of publishers advertising. for books sold by Verner and Hood. 8.25 x 5.25 inches approx. Some handling marks to pages but generally very good. Fully readable. A scarce and very interesting book for students of politics, history and literature.
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Book number: 13018
GBP 73.00 [Appr.: EURO 83 US$ 99.2 | JP¥ 11106]
Catalogue: Reference
Keywords: Annual Register, Politics History, Literature, Reference, 1791, Antiquarian books

 
Annual Exhibition of Twentieth Century British Pictures
London, The Taylor Gallery, 2012 Catalogue of an Exhibition that took place on 27th February until 3rd March 2012. Fine soft covers, paperback, no inscriptions or marks, contents pristine, 48 illustratons in colour. , list and prices at the front of the catalogue, 8.00 x 10.75 inches approx. landscape. The image has been scanned for this book ,it is absolutely whole the scanner was not quite large enough to show the front cover right to the bottom of the front cover.
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Book number: 16124
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.59 | JP¥ 1521]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Exhibition Catalogues, British Pictures, Twentieth Century British Picture, Art, British Painters

 
Archaelogia or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity, Volume 90
Oxford The Society of Antiquaries 1944 Faded maroon boards, hardback. No dust jacket. Plain front boards with gilt lettering to spine. Approx size 11.75 inches tall by 9.75 inches wide. Small ink inscription of a previous owner to front endpaper Well illustrated with diagrams and black and white photographs this 184 pages [including index] The contents cover The Belgic Dynasties of Britain and their Coins, Excavation of Barrows on Crichel and Launceston Downs, Dorset. Report on Excavations at Verulamium:Insula XV11, 1938.and Excavations on the Iron age Hill-fort of Oldbury, near Ightham, Kent. Apart from the fading this informative book is in very good condition.
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Book number: 13147
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.31 | JP¥ 1826]
Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: Archaeology, Society of Antiquaries London, History, Ancient History,

 
Archaeologia or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity Vol. 96
Oxford The Society of Antiquaries 1946 This is Vol 92 and is approx 11.75 inches tall X 9.75 inches wide. It has faded maroon boards with gilt lettering to spine, hardback. Near fine condition. Endpapers slightly darkened. There are 244 pages including index and the book has many excellent diagrams and black and white photographs. The book contains The Wall Paintings at Longthorpe Tower near Peterborough, Northants. 2. The Kells Crosier, 3 Medieval Copper, 4. Anglo-Saxon Finds near Rainham Essex with a Study of Glass Drinking-horns, 5. The Torrs Chamfrein.
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Book number: 13153
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 US$ 19.02 | JP¥ 2130]
Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: Archaeology, Society of Antiquaries London, History, Ancient History,

 
Archaeologia or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity Vol. 95
Oxford The Society of Antiquaries 1953 This is Vol 97 and is approx 11.75 inches tall X 9.75 inches wide. It has faded maroon boards with gilt lettering to spine, hardback. Boards faded but the condition of this book is very good. No inscriptions. There are 189 pages including index and the book has many excellent diagrams, fold-outs, and black and white photographs. The book contains The Christian Antiquities of Tripolitania, 2. The Temple of the Imperial Cult at Luxor, 3. The Roof-bosses in St. George's Chapel Windsor,4. Recent discoveries at the Temple, London and Notes on the Topography of The Site. 5. Some Seventeenth -century Houses in Great Yarmouth.
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Book number: 13156
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.31 | JP¥ 1826]
Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: Archaeology, Society of Antiquaries London, History, Ancient History, Great Yarmouth

 
Archaeologia or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquiity Vol. 102
London, The Society of Antiquaries 1969 Maroon boards with gilt lettering to spine. nr fine except for small white mark bottom left of front cover. Heavy book approx 12 ins tall X 9.5 ins wide.259 pages inc index. This well illustrated book covers Belgic and Roman Silchester : the Excavations of 1954-8 with an Excursus on the Early History of Calleva. The Medieval Pottery Kilns at Laverstock , near Salisbury , Wiltshire. The Painted Glass of All Saints' Church, North Street York and Royal Sergeants-at-Arms and the Royal Maces.
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Book number: 13207
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 27.18 | JP¥ 3043]
Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: Belgic, silchester, Calleva, laverstock

 
The Arctic World Illustrated, its Plants, Animals, and Natural Phenomena
London, T. Nelson and Sons, 1876 1st Edition. Large format 4to., red boards decorated to front and spine, front board having bright gilt decoration showing an arctic fisherman and boat preparing to spear a fish to the lower half, the upper half showing the title in fancy gilt and black lettering, right hand lower side of front board has at some time been damaged by damp and is therefore speckled and faded, the same fault being seen on the back boards at the lower left hand corner, the remaining surfaces of the boards have some minor staining and fraying to the back board but are in a fairly good condition, spine bumped and creased to top and bottom, lettering in gold, decorative gilt eskimo figure at lower end of the spine, a small section of spine has been torn at some point about an inch deep but stuck back down, corners bumped and frayed, black endpapers, 276 pages, many black and white wood engravings some full sized plates together with smaller black and white illustrations, giving an Historical Sketch of Arctic Discovery, staining to corners of the covers has not affected the contents, light foxing in places.
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Book number: 2756
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 68.25 US$ 81.53 | JP¥ 9128]
Catalogue: Exploration
Keywords: Exploration, Arctic, Discovery

 
The Art of Ancient Mexico
London, The South Bank Centre, Olivetti/Electra, 1992 From an exhibition held at The Hayward Gallery, 17 September - 6 December, 1992. Near fine coloured pictorial laminated covers, paperback, with fold-ins, not clipped, no inscriptions, 309 pages, a comprehensive text, lavishly illustrated in colour and black & white. 12.00 x 9.00 inches approx. A very heavy book.
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Book number: 14596
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 24.46 | JP¥ 2738]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Art, Ancient Mexico, Exhibition Catalogues, Archaeology, History, Mesoamerican man, 1853320919

 
The Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men, Roll of Members and Rules, September 1922
Privately printed for the organsiation, details not given. Paper covers, (paperback), 9.25 x 7.25 inches approx., plain beige covers, heraldic shield and titles printed in red, stapled together, hinges rusted with some blemishing around the staples, generally in very good condition, 88 pages, the booklet has the names of the current officers of the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men printed in red to the reverse side of the front cover, for example President is Lord Horthbourne, the other serving officers are listed with their posts. Below this are the names of past Chairmen of Council and Members of Council 1922. The text continues in black with the Roll of Members, 1922, Honorary Members, Honorary Chaplin, Life Members and Life Associates, the list is given a with a single letter key that denotes Birth, Marriage, Descent, Residence, President, Vice-President. The Society appears to have been founded in 1897. Unusual piece of memorabilia perfect for anyone researching the organisation or for anyone looking for family connections.
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Book number: 14534
GBP 23.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.25 US$ 31.25 | JP¥ 3499]
Catalogue: Reference
Keywords: Men of Kent and Kentish Men, Kent, Societies, Members and Rules, Membership lists, MKKM, Collectable, genealogy,

 
Auktion 4 Teutoburger Munzauktion 19-21 Oktober 2000
An auction catalogue in German text, 355 pages, quarto, bound in glossy beige soft covers printed in black , very good condition.
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Book number: 8382
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.59 | JP¥ 1521]
Keywords: Auction Catalogues, Coins, Sale of Coins, German Auctions

 
Aunt Louisa's Jumble Picture Book of Pictures and Stories for Little Folk
London New York, Frederick Warne & Co, not dated Very good paper cover coloured pictorial boards, front board shows a selection of pictures including a child crying in a bath with a goat coming into the room, a giraffe with six black bears playing with strings hanging from its neck (one of the Louis Wain pictures), maroon spine, tilte printed in black, on the back board there is a advertisement for Aunt Louisa's Favourite Instruction Books, there is a hint of soiling to the pale background which could be expected from a book of this age, minor rubbing to extremities, delightfully illustrated in black and white, fairly large print, no page numbers, illustrated by several artists, including Louis Wain. Simple stories that appeal to young children brought to life by the quality of good illustration.
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Book number: 7214
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.25 US$ 61.15 | JP¥ 6846]
Catalogue: Childrens
Keywords: Louis Wain, Cats, Education, Children's books, young children's books, Aunt Louisa's, Victorian books

 
Bacon's Motoring and Cycling Road Map: North Devon - Half-Inch Series
Norwich, G W Bacon & Co., Ltd., Not dated Very clean and smart brown cloth bound covers, 8.75 x 4.00 inches approx., black lettering, pasted to front pastedown, is an 'Alphabetical Index to Towns.' Very good fold-out coloured clothbacked map. Half inch scale. Some brown marks to folds but generally very clean and tight. 'Map divided into 5 mile squares.' Collectable.
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Book number: 15150
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.95 | JP¥ 1673]
Catalogue: Ephemera
Keywords: Maps, Bacon's Motoring and Cycling maps, touring, cycling, motoring, walking

 
The Beatles by Royal Command, their own story fo the most fabulous night of their career
Daily Mirror Publication, 1963 Coloured illustrations to the front and back of this pictorial pamphlet, 8.75 x 7.0 inches approx., front cover shows the Beatles meeting Princess Margaret, internal photographic illustrations are in black and white, with the exception of a central coloured double page illustration of the Beatles performing, damp staining to top of page corners, twelve double sided pages. A good copy.
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Book number: 8668
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.31 | JP¥ 1826]
Catalogue: Performing arts
Keywords: Beatles, entertainment, Pop artists, Royal Command Performances

 
Black's Picturesque Guide to the County of Sussex and its watering Places
Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1875 Black's Guide Books for Tourists: Sussex. THIRD EDITION: Original green cloth boards, uneven colour through age and use, gilt title to front, and spine, corners bumped, map endpapers, a previous owner has had a name stamp made in mauve (not very bright - I mean the colour, but it could apply to the user I suppose), and this stamped name appears on the first few pages, impressed stamp to front endpaper not easy to see, looks like the first owner's name hand written on at the top of the title page as it is dated '76. This book is tastefully illustrated with charming full page engravings, smaller vignette engravings can be found in the contemporary advertisements at the rear of the book, xxii, 171 pages including index, just prior to the index there is a fold-out map of Sussex, the index is followed by publisher's. advertisements, 'Black's Guide Book Advertiser 1876' 104 pages. There is also a nice fold-out map of Brighton showing a plan of the town at this time. With Map, Charts and numerous Wood Engravings. The book draws attention to railway stations from where various areas of the County can be explored. A wonderful little travel guide pointing out places to stay and things to see. 6.75 x 4.5 inches approx. It looks like someone has made full use of this book because it is a little fragile but it is still intact, useful and fascinating. A real inspiration for lovers of Sussex and an interesting collectable.
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Book number: 13311
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 57 US$ 67.94 | JP¥ 7607]
Catalogue: Topography
Keywords: Sussex, West Sussex, East Sussex, Black's Guide Books for Tourists, Topography, English Counties, Travel Guides

 
The Book of Common Prayer,and Adminstration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of The Church of England
Oxford, printed at the University Press for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, not dated. together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches, and the form and manner of making, ordaining and consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. Full black leather binding, blind stamped line decoration to boards, slight rubbing to extremities, a trace of cracking at hinges but generally very sound, banded spine, corners bumped and mildly rubbed, gold lettering to spine, all edge gilt, marbled endpapers, a hint of foxing to preliminaries, printing in red and black, main text large and clear, very easy to read, not paginated, 9.5 x 6.75 inches approx., a Victorian Common Prayer Book. A heavy book.
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Book number: 12058
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 57 US$ 67.94 | JP¥ 7607]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: Common Prayer, Religion, large type, theology, antiquarian

 
A Book of Steamers
London, Blackie and Son Ltd. not dated Large thin book, thick paper covered illustrated card boards, red cloth spine, plain card back, front board illustrated with a splendid picture of a steamer coming into port, bright and clean, some wear to extreme edges but generally very good, the title is printed on the reverse side of the front board embellished with a vignnette of a steamer, no text just a series of large coloured pictures - all looking amazing - of Steamers, printed on both sides of a page, 12 pictures in total (6 pages). A few small tears to the right hand edge of some pages but this does not detract from the illustrations, the reverse side of the back cover there is a vignette of an engraving by Wigfall of a ship and underneath that there is 'Blackie and Son British Made.' A great addition tor any collector of Maritime or Children's Books.
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Book number: 15856
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 33.97 | JP¥ 3803]
Catalogue: Childrens
Keywords: Ocean Liners, Steamers, Ships, Chrildrens

 
The Bookman Biographies, Robert Louis Stevenson
London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1903 Original mustard coloured boards, 9.00 x 6.75 inches approx., soiled to background, 40 pages, contents clean and readable, no inscriptions, black and white illustrations.
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Book number: 11966
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.59 | JP¥ 1521]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Robert Lousis Stevenson, Biography, Literature, The Bookman Biographies,

 
The Boys' Budget
London and Glasgow, Blackie and Son Ltd., not dated Original illustrated paper covers, size 8.75 x 6.5 inches approx. colours bright and clean in near fine condition, plain endpapers, tiny booksellers label to top of front pastedown, coloured frontispiece by Gordon Browne R I., 'The Wolf Himself,' 14 stories by different authors, the first being The Wolf's Last Stand by Allan Fairhurst, other authors include, Percy F Westerman, Herbert Meredith, W K Holmes, etc., clear easy to read type face, plenty of black and white drawings in the text. by different illustrators according to which author has writtent the story. 160 pages, a very presentable book that would make an interesting gift for a modern young adventurer or to a more mature adventurer with happy childhood memories. .
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Book number: 15971
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 US$ 21.74 | JP¥ 2434]
Catalogue: Chrildrens
Keywords: Boys adventure stories, Boys' Budget, Children's Fiction, Boys' fiction

 
The Bristol Tune Book
London, Novello, Ewer and Co., Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co., Ltd., not dated Black soft leather binding, all edge gilt, top edge 'dusty,' gilt lettering to front with an additional letter 'G' to centre, gilt lettering spine, rubbed to extremities, black endpapers, beautiful hand written dedication to page following front endpaper 'Presented to Miss Greta Goodland by the Members of the Mary St. Unitarian Church Choir on the occasion of her marriage June 16th 1914,' on the opposite page colleagues (presumably from the choir) have signed their names, i-xxii index, 904 pages followed by some lined plain pages and a publisher's advertisement. A lovely book that has been someone's treasured possession.
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Book number: 9788
GBP 23.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.25 US$ 31.25 | JP¥ 3499]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Religion, Religious music, Hymns, chants, Music, Bible studies

 
British Automobile Racing Club (B.A.R.C.) Year Book 1955
British Automobile Racing Club; 1955 8vo 184 pages illustrated with black & white photographs and race circuit layouts. Fine thin card covers, no inscriptions.
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Book number: 15863
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 20.38 | JP¥ 2282]
Catalogue: Motoring
Keywords: BARC, Motor sport

 
British Defence Equipment Catalogue 1981-1982
Farnborough, Combined Service Publications Ltd., Thirteenth Edition 1981-1982: Three Volumes 12 x 8.5 inches approx.: Very good red boards with gilt titles to fronts and spines, rubbed to extremities, red endpapers, Volume 1: Products, Sections 1-26, Pages 1-638; Volume 2 Products, Sections 27-56, Pages 639=1384; Volume 3 Index and Directory.
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Book number: 8129
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 68.25 US$ 81.53 | JP¥ 9128]
Catalogue: Reference
Keywords: Defence equipment, Catogues, Ministry of Defence, Military

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