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The Astronomical Ephemeris 1971
London, H.M.S.O. 1969, First Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Astronomical ephemeris for 1971. Contains all astronomical phenomena for the year 1971. Green boards. Gold titles on spine. A little bumped on the spine and on the boards. Ink mark on back board and a little wear to both of them. Contains tipped in page with a pastedown presentation plate to Dr. D.H. Sadler on the occasion of his retirement from the H.M. Nautical Almanac office where he was Superintendant. Signed by 28 members of the staff. With extensive tables and some maps. A tight clean copy. 520pp including index. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1009
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.02 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: Astronomy, Ephermeris,

 
The Astronomical Ephemeris 1973
London, H.M.S.O. 1972, First Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Astronomical ephemeris for 1973. Contains all astronomical phenomena for the year 1973. Green boards. Gold titles on spine. A little bumped on the spine and on the boards. Contains tipped in page with a pastedown presentation plate to Mrs. F.M. Sadler on the occasion of her retirement from the H.M. Nautical Almanac office. Signed by 31 members of the staff. Also loosely laid in letter dated 29 March 1973. from China Lake Astronomical society addressed to Sadler at the H.M Nautical office in Herstmonceaux Castle. It thanks her for her participation in the H.M.N.A.O. occultation program and sends her best wishes on her retirement. With extensive tables and some maps. A tight clean copy. 584pp including index. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1010
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.02 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Astronomy
Keywords: Astronomy, Ephermeris,

 
Cassell's Practical Dictionary of Gardening. An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes
London, The Waverley Book Co. Ltd. Hardback , 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Stated Special editions. 4 volume set. Green cloth boards. Externally good with bumps and creases to the spines and the boards. Internally very good, with colour frontis ills. and 4 others per volume. Extensive b&w. photog. ills and some line drawn ills. 480pp spanning four volumes.Vol 1. & 239pp. inc index. vol2. 241pp. Vol 3. 240pp. 240pp vol 4. All 4 carry numerous b&w. photog. plates. Good.
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Book number: kw1227
GBP 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.25 US$ 40.03 | JP¥ 4451]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Gardening, Cassell's

 
The Heritage of British Literature
London, Book Club Associates. 1983, Book Club (BCE/BOMC). (ISBN: 0500013039) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bumped to the spine. Mix of b&w. and colour with some line drawn ills. Clean tight copy. 240pp inc. index. Dustwrapper has minor creases, a little faded on the spine. British literature from the middle ages. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: kw1469
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: Elizabeth Bowen, Anthony Burgess, Lord David Cecil, Graham Greene, Kate O'brien 0500013039

 
Illustrierte Kinder Buche Aus Jahrhundert 300
Munchen, Stuck Villa. 1970, First Edition. Paperback , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Various. Covers are a little worn and creased. Catalogue of German illustrators also a bibliography. Most in b&w. but there are some colour ills. With introduction by Herbert Gobels and text by Walter Scherf and Ingeborg Ramseger. 163pp. Good.
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Book number: 502572
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.02 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: German Children's Illustrators Various

 
Public General Statutes Affecting Scotland
Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons. 1881, First Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Boards in a worn poor grubby and blemished condition. Creased to corners bumped. Several uncut pages. Reading copy only. 300pp+2pp publishers adverts. No dustjacket. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1402
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.01 | JP¥ 1113]
Catalogue: Scotland
Keywords: Scottish Law, Scottish History, Scottish Legal Records

 
Reese Company Catalogue Eighteen: Americana Printed Books and Documents 1501-1830
Connecticut Mass, William Reese Company. 1983, First Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No publish date but probably early 1980s. One of 12 bound copies. A little bumped and worn at the boards' edges. Spine has minor bumps and wear to head and tail. Slight blemish to front board. Very slight inkmarks to feps. Contents are clean and tight. No pagination - approx 120pp. Bookseller's catalogue of books published in America or Europe before 1830. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1474
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 US$ 30.02 | JP¥ 3338]
Catalogue: Bibliography
Keywords: William Reese, Americana, Connecticut

 
Sotheby's Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books from the Broxbourne library Illustrating the Spread of Painting. 2 Vols
London, Sotheby & Co. 1977, First Edition. Hard Cover , 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 2 vols. Wear, crease, bumps and rubbing to spine and corners of the boards. Blemishes to vol 1 front board. Illustrated endpapers. 1 folding colour plate many other illustrations of title pages, illustrations, etc. Slight foxing to page edges. 218pp. Loosely laid auction related Sotheby's price guide. Approx 297pp to second volume. Minor blemishes to page edges. Both vols are clean and tight. Alphabetical auction catalogues, Abbeville to Zwolle. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1449
GBP 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.25 US$ 40.03 | JP¥ 4451]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Painting, Auction Catalogues, Broxbourne Library, John Ehrman

 
LOVE, GLEN A. ; LOVE, RHODA M.
Ecological Crisis : Readings for Survival
New York, Harcourt Brace & Co. 1970. (ISBN: 0155187783) Soft Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Minor wear to edges of covers, a white label inside front cover covering a previous owner's name, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this soft-cover book. 342pp, a few b&w illustrations. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw6191
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 696]
Catalogue: Ecology
Keywords: 0155187783

 
DIXON, JOHN A. ; JAMES, DAVID E. ; SHERMAN, PAUL B.
The Economics of Dryland Management
London, Earthscan Publications. 1989. (ISBN: 1853830526) Soft Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Minor creasing to the spine, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this soft-cover book looking from an economics point-of-view at agriculture in areas with a serious lack of rainfall. 302pp, some diagrams in the text. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw7021
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5 | JP¥ 556]
Catalogue: Ecology
Keywords: 1853830526

 
CARRUTH, ALAN A.; OSWALD, ANDREW J.
Pay Determination and Industrial Prosperity
Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1989. (ISBN: 0198772963) Soft Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 216 pp including index. Owner name on end page covered with white label otherwise in very good clean condition. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1147
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 696]
Catalogue: Finance
Keywords: Finance, Pay, Income, Industry 0198772963

 
MCWATT GREEN, A. AND HUNTER FORBES, R.
Transactions of the Chartered Accountants Students' Society of Edinburgh & Glasgow Chartered Accountants Students' Society: Sessions 1938-39 & 1939-40
Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons. 1941, First Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No dustwrapper, minor bumping to lower spine end and corners of green cloth-covered boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. A collection of pieces by different authors on topics relating to accounting given during the sessions 1938-39 and 1939-40, this was the last volume of transactions published by the society until after the War. 279pp. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1524
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.51 | JP¥ 1391]
Catalogue: Finance
Keywords: The Chartered Accountants Students' Society of Edinburgh , the Chartered Accountants Students' Society of Glasgow, Auditing

 
AALHOLM, O A; & BRYN, THOR
Arendals Forsikringsselskab A/S 1860-1960: Med bakgrunn: Av Aust-Agders Seilskipssaga
Arendal, P M Danielsens Trykkeri. 1960. Hard Cover , 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners of boards, a previous owner's bookplate on page facing title page, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Written in Norwegian. A history of the Norwegian marine insurance company Arendals Søforsikringsselskab up to 1960. 167pp, b&w illustrations. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006895
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 US$ 25.02 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Norwegian, Norsk, Arendals Søforsikringsselskab

 
ABBOTT, C. C.
The Sand Castle and Other Poems
London, Jonathan Cape. 1946, First Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No dustwrapper, some wear to spine ends and corners of blue cloth-covered boards, silver titles on spine are still bright. Otherwise a good clean tight copy of this little book containing fifty short poems by the author. Signed by the author on f/ep ''To Eric Linklater from C Colleer Abbott / 22 Oct 1946'', and with a hand-written letter from Abbott to Linklater as well. Linklater was quite a well-known novellist around this time. 54pp. Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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Book number: kw5431
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.25 US$ 56.29 | JP¥ 6260]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Poetry, Aberdeen, Eric Linklater, Orkney

 
ABLOW, KEITH
Denial
London, Piatkus. 1998, First Edition. (ISBN: 0749904151) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Minor bumping to the top corners of the red boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy on similar, unclipped dustwrapper, of this hard-cover story of a forensic psychologist and the search for a serial killer. 263pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9001
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.01 | JP¥ 1113]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Crime-Fiction 0749904151

 
ABRAHAMS, HARALD
XVII Olympiad Rome 1960
London, Cassell. 1960, First Edition. Soft Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Some creasing to the spine and wear to the edges of the card covers, some yellowing to the pages, otherwise a good tight copy of this soft-cover book. Contains article by former olympians and lots of related sporting statistics. Also pages for filling in results of competitions in the 1960 Olympics at Rome. 246pp, 32pp b&w illustrations. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 502853
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5 | JP¥ 556]
Catalogue: Sports & Games
Keywords: Rome Olympics, Harald Abrahams

 
ACHEBE, CHINUA
A Man of the People
London, William Heinemann. 1966, First Edition. (ISBN: 0434006017) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Some yellowing to the unclipped dustwrapper, minor foxing to outer pages, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. The fourth novel by the author of ''Things Fall Apart''. The story deals with corruption in a newly-independent African state. Rev of title page has ''First Published 1966'' with no mention of other dates, so probably a first edition. 167pp. Good/Good.
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Book number: 007970
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 US$ 43.78 | JP¥ 4869]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: African-Fiction, Nigerian-Fiction, Things-Fall-Apart 0434006017

 
ACHEBE, CHINUA
No Longer at Ease
London, Readers Union. 1962. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Readers Union ''Contemporary Fiction'' edition from 1962. Some creasing to the edges of dustwrapper, some shelf wear to the bottom edge of brown cloth-covered boards, a previous owner's name on f/ep, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. The author's second novel, the story is set in British-ruled Nigeria , and deals with an English-educated Ibo man working in the Colonial Civil Service who falls reluctantly into accepting bribes. Originally published in 1960, this is a slightly later Readers Union edition. 170pp. Good/Good.
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Book number: 006912
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.51 | JP¥ 1391]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: African-Fiction, Nigerian-Fiction

 
ACKERMANN, A S E
Popular Fallacies: A Book Of Common Errors Explained And Corrected with Copious References to Authorities
London, Old Westminster Press. 1950, Third Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No dustwrapper, some bumping to spine ends and corners of red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles on spine are faded, those on front board less so. Otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book containing numerous interesting bits of trivia. Signed and inscribed by the author on page facing title page ''To Sir Richard Gregory Bt FRS, whose support has helped to make this book a success, A S E Ackermann, 5-5-50''. Also includes a clipping of a review of the book from the British Medical Journal. 843pp. Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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Book number: kw6917
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.01 | JP¥ 1669]
Keywords: Facts, Trivia

 
ACKROYD, PETER (EDITOR)
P.E.N. New Fiction 1
London, Quartet. 1984, First Edition. (ISBN: 0704324539) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Minor fading to spine and upper part of back of dustwrapper, otherwise a very good copy of this collection of short stories. Includes pieces by Thomas McCarthy, Iain Sinclair, Ben Okri, Meira Chaund, and Alex Auswaks, among others. 2246pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 001120
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Short Stories, English Short Stories, Short Fiction 0704324539

 
ACZEL, TAMAS
The Hunt
London, Faber and Faber. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 0571146589) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Minor creasing to the edges of the unclipped dustwrapper, bumping to the corners of black boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover novel. Set in an imaginary central European country, the story involves three state officials and their involvment in the murder of a former colleague. 307pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9002
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: 0571146589

 
ADAMS, JANE
Bird
London, Macmillan. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 0333687485) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A very good clean tight copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper of this hard-cover novel by the author of ''The Greenway''. The story deals with a woman visiting her grandparents who raised her after her mother was killed, and her dying grandfather's visions of a hanged woman. 278pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9004
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: 0333687485

 
ADAMS, L. F.
Engineering Instrumentation and Control IV
Sevenoaks, Kent, English Language Book Society / Hodder & Stoughton. 1984, Reprint. (ISBN: 0340365706) Soft Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Minor fading to spine, otherwise a good clean tight copy, with no creasing to the spine or covers, of thios soft-cover book. 256pp, numerous diagrams in the text. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw6264
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 696]
Keywords: Measurement, Control 0340365706

 
ADAMS, JANE
The Greenway
London, Macmillan. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 0333644247) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Minor bumping to the bottom end of the spine of black boards, otherwise a good clean tight copy in similar, unclipped dustwrapper of this hard-cover novel. The story involves the disappearance of a young girl on an ancient pathway in Norfolk and a similar event twenty years earlier. 203pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9003
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Fiction
Keywords: Crime-Fiction 0333644247

 
ADAMS, MILDRETTA
Historic Silver City:The Story of the Owyhees
Homedale, Idaho, Owhyhee Publishing Company. 1999, Tenth Printing. Soft Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A good clean tight copy, with no creasing to the card covers, of this soft-cover booklet, being a history of Silver City in Owyhee County, Idaho. Originally published in 1969, this is the tenth printing from 1999. 98pp, b&w illustrations. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: kw1108
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: American History, Pioneers

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