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D'ABOU' L- 'ALA' AL-MA'ARRI [363 A.H. (973 A.D.)]. INTRODUCTION ET TRADUCTION PAR GEORGES SALMON, CHEF DE LA MISSION SCIENTIFIQUE FRANÇAISE AU MAROC.
Le Poete Aveugle - Extraits Des Poemes et Des Lettres [Un Precurseur d' Omar Khayyam ]
Paris, Charles Carrington, Libraire-Editeur. 1904. Hardback. 187mm x 240mm tall (7.5" x 9.5" approx). 150pp, each printed with a green decorated border. Edition limited to 250 copies, this being No. 249. Original parchment/paper covers and spine neatly preserved and bound in, the whole now in a contemporary binding of quarter-parchment/marbled paper-covered boards/gilt spine double-rulings and title. Rubs to exterior, otherwise very good.
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Book number: 001321
GBP 185.00 [Appr.: EURO 203.75 US$ 226.93 | JP 23887]
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Keywords: Omar Rubiyat Arab Arabia Poetry Verse Literature History Limited

 
ALMACK, EDWARD, F.S.A.
Regimental Badges Worn in the British Army One Hundred Years Ago, Reproduced in Fac-Simile from the Pen and Ink Drawings in the Note Book of a Silversmith of That Time, the Regiments Identified, and Notes Bearing on Their History Added by Edward Almack
London, Frederick Muller Ltd. 1970, First Edition Thus. Boards, 4to. Hardback, 190mm x 260mm tall (7.5" x 10.25" approx.). Pp (viii), 92 , with illustrations in line + 2 b/w photo plates. A little light spotting to prelims, otherwise very good, in the original red art-leather-covered boards/gilt titles/illustration to front board in black. Very Good/N/a.
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Book number: 003265
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.33 | JP 1614]
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Keywords: Vf42 War Military Dress Uniform Uniforms Militaria History Ordnance Costume Costumes Clothes Clothing Badge Badges Insignia Medal Medals History and Politics

 
ANAND, S.K.
Rahu & Ketu in Palmistry
Delhi, Astrological Publications. 1973, First [& Only ?] Edition. Boards. Postage will be reduced for this light item. Hardback 109mm x 142mm tall (4.25" x 5.5" approx.). Pp vii, 48, with 7 text figs. Very good (unread), in the original red-printed, illustrated, light-green paper-covered boards/black titles. Very Good.
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Book number: 002580
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.97 | JP 839]
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Keywords: Drpole Fortune-Telling Fortune Fortunes Prognostication Prognostications Sooth-Saying Soothsaying Astrology Health Future Futures Character Astrological Astrologics Rana Pratap Bagh Ashwini Kumar Jain India Indian Hindu Hindi Birth Birthspots Birthmarks S

 
ANDREWES, EDWARD, EDITOR
Making Things with Patricia Driscoll
London, George G. Harrap & Co Ltd. 1960, Second Impression. Boards. Hardback, 185mm x 235mm tall (7.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp (62 incl. front pastedown). Thirty things for children to make, fully illustrated with b/w photo and text figs. School library stamp impression to the title-page. A couple of minor rubs and marks but otherwise very good in the original illustrated boards/white title. and with the slightly chipped & rubbed, unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 006076
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.13 | JP 646]
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Keywords: Childrens Illustrated Handcraft Handicraft Hobbies Paper Craft Robin Hood Whirligig Pat Driscoll Technology Sports, Games and Pastimes Children's Illustrated Art

 
ANON
The Child's Magazine and Sunday-Scholar's Companion for the Year 1835. New Series Vol. 5 [ Vol. 12 from the Commencement ]
14, City Road, London, J. Mason. 1835, First & Only Edition Thus. Full Leather. 69mm x 110mm tall (2.75" x 4.25" approx.). Pp (iii), 384, with a frontispiece, a title-vignette for each of the twelve monthly sections and sundry further engravings in the text. Prelims foxed and one intenal joint reinforced with clear paper tape, otherwise good, in contemporary gilt-ruled, red leather-covered boards/gilt spine title/all edges gilt. This year's edition not listed in COPAC. Postage will be adjusted for this small volume. Good.
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Book number: 003901
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.25 US$ 36.8 | JP 3874]
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Keywords: Fine Bindings Christian Christianity Missionary Missionaries Religion Evangelism Evangelical Church Journal Annual Annuals Literature Improvement Moral Morals Moralistic Verse Poetry Essay Essays Allegory Allegories Gospel Gospels Story Stories Poem Poem

 
ALCIPHRON, TRANSLATED BY F.A. WRIGHT, , A.R. BENNER AND F.H. FORBES
Letters of Fishermen, Farmers, Courtesans and Parasites
London, The Artemis Press. 1959, First (& Only?) Edition Thus. Cloth, 4to. Ill.: Designed and Illustrated by Patricia Humphreys. Hardback, 190mm x 255mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). 64pp, with colour-printed illustrated endpapers and decorated title-page and with 40 illustrations in the text. Almost fine, in the original oatmeal buckram-covered boards/gilt-on-red title labels, and with price-clipped but good, illustrated dust-wrapper. Almost Fine/Good+.
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Book number: 002906
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 18.4 | JP 1937]
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Keywords: Athens Greek Greece Alciphron History Phryne Hyperides Erotica Humor Humour Bacchanalia Literature Catullus Vergil Virgil Fiction Vf39 History and Politics Designed and Illustrated by Patricia Humphreys

 
BOURDILLON, FRANCIS WILLIAM
Gerard & Isobel. A Romance in Form of Cantefable
London, Alexander Moring Ltd. The De La More Press. 1921, First Edition. Hardback 135mm x 198mm tall. Pp [vi], 99. Title-leaf printed in red and black and heading capitals in red throughout. Fine printing on watermarked "Unbleached Arnold" uncut paper/top edge gilt. Produced as Number VII in the Saint George Series. Two or three minor external bruises, otherwise a very good copy, in the original quarter-parchment/mid-blue paper-covered boards/dark-blue title/gilt spine title.
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Book number: 000835
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 US$ 34.35 | JP 3615]
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Keywords: Saint George Poet Poetry Verse Lucien Romance Printing

 
CARMICHAEL, BILL
Incredible Collectors, Weird Antiques, and Odd Hobbies
Amjon Publishers, Inc.[after Prentice-Hall, Inc. ). 1971. (ISBN: 0134566572). Boards, Lge 8vo. Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). 282pp + 29pp plates with a total of 50 b/w photographs. Very good, in the original illustrated boards/white titles. Ver/N/A.
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Book number: 003262
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.2 | JP 968]
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Keywords: Vf42 Art Antique Antiques Typewriter Typewriters Tattoo Tattoos Tattooists Tattooist Freak Show Freaks Collect Collector Collectors Collections Technology Antiques and Collectibles Fashion and Accessories 0134566572

 
CLARKE, EDGAR [TUTOR OF ELOCUTION TO THE WORKERS' EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION (LIVERPOOL AND DISTRICT)]
A Manual of Elocution
Liverpool, C. Tinling & Co. Ltd. Printers. 1923, First [& Only ?] Edition. 125mm x 185mm tall. 90pp. A good copy, in the original light-blue, soft card covers.
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Book number: 000841
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 18.4 | JP 1937]
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Keywords: Speech Therapy Pronunciation Colquitt Liverpool Provincial Printing Language Expression Deportment Breathing Articulation Articulate Modulation Metre Oral Pitch Inflection Rhetoric Liverpool

 
CLARKE, AMY KEY. SIGNED
The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis
Cambridge, W. Heffer and Sons Ltd. 1937, First Edition. Hardback. 140mm x 200mm tall. Pp [vi], 73. Previous owner's neat signature on front free endpaper. Light spotting, otherwise a very good copy, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/black titles and good dust wrapper, not price-clipped. SIGNED by the Authoress on the title-page. A narrative poem in rhymed stanza. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 000773
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.25 US$ 36.8 | JP 3874]
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Keywords: Poem Poems Verse Literature Signed Muse Muses Greek Titans Nereids Sea Goddess Narrative Newnham Callister Poetry Signed

 
FOSTER, STEPHEN COLINS AND OTHERS [ PAUL ROBESON ]
The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.
London, The Family Journal. 1937, First Edition. 165mm x 228mm tall (6.5" x 9" approx.) 24pp incl. covers. Paper toned and staples rusted but sound, otherwise good. Published as a Supplement to the November 6th, 1937 issue of The Family Journal. The illustrated words and music to fourteen negro spirituals from the repertoire of the great Paul Robeson. Postage will be reduced for this item. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 005562
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.33 | JP 1614]
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Keywords: Negro Spirituals Slave Slavery Mississippi Alabama America American Songs Folk Lore Folklore History Folklore History and Politics

 
DETHERIDGE, JOSEPH.
Chronology of Music Composers in Two Volumes 820 to 1810 and 1810 to 1937
Rowley Regis Birmingham, J. Detheridge. 1937, First [& Only?] Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo. Two volumes, each 5.5" x 8.75" tall approx. Pp xvi, 143 with 4 tissue-guarded b/w photo plates and a double page map. And vi, 168 + a chart and 4 b/w guarded photo plates. Contents uniformly lightly browned through choice of paper stock and covers rubbed and lightly soiled, otherwise a good set in the original red boards/gilt titles. Good/No d/ws.
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Book number: 000179
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.27 | JP 1291]
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Keywords: Music Composers Score Scores Masters Schumann Brahms Elgar Strauss Performance Art Pastimes Hobbies Entertainment Opera Concert Concerts Concertos Bibliography Musicology Nutnall Press Belbroughton Worcestershire Palestrina Bach Beethoven Provincial Print

 
DEVEREUX, G. R. M. AUTHOR OF 'ETIQUETTE FOR MEN', 'ETIQUETTE FOR WOMEN', &C.&C.
How Shall I Word It? A Letter-Writer For Men And Women [ Given on the front cover as: A Complete Letter Writer...]
London, C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. Early Edition. Decorated Cloth, Sm 8vo. Hardback, 125mm x 188mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 103 + (xiv - adverts, including . Undated, but COPAC suggests 1901-1905 or thereabouts. Light rub to head of spine, 1909 owner's name to upper margin of prelims, and paper stock browned throughout, otherwise sound, in the original red & black-printed pictorial green cloth-covered boards/black title and original price of 1/- to spine, with advert for Fry's Pure Concentrated Cocoa to rear board. Good/No d/w.
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Book number: 005665
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.43 | JP 1098]
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Keywords: Instructional Letter Writing Myra Parry Antiques and Collectibles Dictionaries and Languages

 
DOWSING, T
No Grumbling - Walker's Original Series of Humourous (sic) Dialogues for Festivals and Anniversaries, No. 64 [ Humorous ]
London and Otley - n.d. William Walker & Sons. Edition Not Stated. 16pp booklet. Staples rusting, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, illustrated light-green paper covers. "A Humorous and Instructive Dialogue for Four Persons". An uncommon survival.
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Book number: 002519
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 18.4 | JP 1937]
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Keywords: Humour Humor Humorous Humorous Dialogue Dialogues Music Hall Entertainment Parlour Alexander Wilson John Mary Gray Jane Makepeace Harry Straight Vf41

 
MUIRHEAD, JAMES PATRICK, M.A. EDITOR AND TRANSLATOR
The Vaux-De-Vire of Maistre Jean Le Houx, Advocate of Vire
London, John Murray. 1875. Ill.: J W Whymper. Hardback 155mm x 240mm tall. Pp lxxiii, 262 + portrait frontis. 6 plates with wood- engravings of scenes in Vire and its environs executed by J.W. Whymper from drawings made by Lionel B.C.L. Muirhead, + a similarly executed Emblematic Device of a shield suspended from apple-tree, the armorial bearings of the town of Vire, all eight plates having tissue-guards. Pages printed on mould-made paper, uncut. Top edges slightly dusty, otherwise a very good, tight copy, recently recased with new tan endpapers in the original blind-ruled, bevelled-edge brown cloth-covered boards/red-on-brown heraldic decoration to front board, with the somewhat darkened and worn spine cloth [with gilt title] laid-down.
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Book number: 000869
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.75 US$ 42.93 | JP 4519]
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Keywords: Bacchus Chansons Vau Vire Vaudeville Poliniere Francisque Sarcey Longfellow Olivier Basselin Music Verse Poetry Wood Engraving Tavern Taverners Drink Drinking Air Airs Vaudevire Wine Vin Vintner Vintners Cider Calabash Bottle Mead Sobriety Bocage Normandy

 
VAN EVERY, EDWARD. SIGNED
Joe Louis Man and Super-Fighter
New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company. 1936, First Edition. A signed association copy. Hardback, 134mm x 192mm tall. 183pp + b/w photo frontispiece. Good and tight in the original brown cloth-covered boards with yellow titles. [Description would be "very good" apart from some splash dulling to the front board]. SIGNED by the Author on the front free endpaper and with the presentation inscription:- "to Johnny Best", and with the white-on-red printed despatch label of The Ring Book Shop, Madison Square Garden Arcade, New York City, N.Y. inscribed in ink "Compliments of Peter Reilly". It is not known whether Peter Reilly is the same as the one listed in the Boxing News Record for 1939, and who managed the French-Canadian light-heavy Jack Delaney in the 1920's, but is certain that the Johnny Best for whom this volume was signed, was the well-known boxing promoter who owned and ran the Liverpool Stadium from the 1920's thro' the 30's. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 000883
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 165.25 US$ 184 | JP 19368]
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Keywords: Boxing Pugilistics Pugilistica Ring Ringcraft Ring-Craft Sport Champion Champions Championship Championships Brown Bomber Roxenborough Negro Max Baer Pete Reilly Johnny Best Signed Presentation Association Harry Balogh Primo Carnera Liverpool Boxing Stadi

 
FARRER, PETER [EDITOR]
Men in Petticoats. A Selection of Letters from Victorian Newspapers
Garston, Liverpool, Karn Publications Garston. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0951238507). Card Covers, 8vo. 145mm x 210mm tall (5.75" x 8.25" approx.). 48pp (incl.covers) with illustrations in b/w & line. Fine, in the original illustrated, soft-card covers. Fine.
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Book number: 005932
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.65 | JP 1227]
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Keywords: Newspaper Correspondence Costume Dress Fashion Theatre Lingerie Crossdressing Cross-Dressing Fashion and Accessories History and Politics 0951238507

 
FARRER, THE REV. FREDERICK WILLIAM, M.A., RECTOR OF ELTON, HUNTINGDONSHIRE
Sir Lancelot
London, Francis & John Rivington. 1844, First Edition. Cloth-Covered Boards. Hardback, 110mm x 184mm tall (4.5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp xxii, (ii), tipped-in Erratum slip, 542 + (ii). Neat 1844 inscription of original owner to front free endpaper. Spine sunned and light patch to front board, otherwise very good clean and tight, in the original blind-decorated cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Photograph/s provided on request. Very Good.
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Book number: 002544
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 275.25 US$ 306.67 | JP 32280]
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Keywords: Verse Poetry Poems Arthur Arthurian Legend Legends Folklore History Lake Poets Ambleside John Brande Morris Mediaeval Elton Folk Lore Literature Farrer, The Rev. Frederick William, M.A., Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire Sir Lancelot Folklore

 
GARDINER, ALFONZO
Elementary Drawing Under the Board of Education. A Practical Handbook for the Teacher of Drawing in Elementary Schools [ originally Entitled " How to Earn the Drawing Grants " and Here Rewritten and much enlarged]
Manchester, John Heywood. 1901, First Edition Thus. Cloth. Hardback 8vo. 125mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp (ii), xxxviii, 376, with 600 diagrams in the text. Rubs to edges and corners, spine cloth darkened, prelims dusty, and lacking blank front free endpaper, otherwise good, in the original black-printed, decorated blue cloth-covered boards/black titles.
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Book number: 002516
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 22.08 | JP 2324]
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Keywords: Education Art Artist Artists Artistry Crayon Pencil Geometry Schooling Design Designs Designing Brushwork Brush-Drawing Freehand Letter Letters Lettering Provincial Printing Syllabus Teacher Teachers Teaching School Schools Instrument Instruments

 
VENABLES, GENERAL ( ROBERT ) & FIRTH, COLIN, M.A.
The Narrative of General Venables, with an Appendix of Papers Relating to the West Indies and the Conquest of Jamaica, 1654 - 1655, Edited for the Royal Historical Society
London, Longmans Green and Co. 1900, First Edition. Cloth. Hardback, 170mm x 220mm tall (7" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xli, 180. Bright, almost fine, and mainly unopened, in the original blind-ruled, tan cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and 'C & S' [Camden Society] logo to front board. Fine.
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Book number: 002233
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.25 US$ 61.33 | JP 6456]
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Keywords: Military Conquest Conquests War History Sugar West Indies Jamaica Venables Militaria

 
GLADMAN, F.J., B.A., B.SC. (LOND.).
School Method. Notes and Hints, from lectures delivered at the Borough Road Training College, London
London, Jarrold and Sons. 1880, Eighth Edition. Decorated Cloth, Sm 8vo. Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). 168pp. Very good, in the original black-printed, green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Undated, but circa 1880. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket.
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Book number: 005696
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 US$ 24.53 | JP 2582]
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Keywords: Education Teaching Children School Learning

 
HATTON, JOSEPH
The Story of Sir Walter Ralegh, and, A Day in a Tobacco Factory. No. 14 in the Series
Liverpool, Cope Bros. & Co. Ltd. 1893, First Edition Thus. Ill.: Wallace, John. Postage will be reduced for this light item. 128mm x 197mm tall (5." x 7.75" approx.). No. 14 in the series "Cope's Smoke Room Booklets" published at the Office of "Cope's Tobacco Plant". 61pp, with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 12 further b/w illustrations, plus 6pp adverts. [incl. cover inners] one of which has a colour-printed laid-down section. Half-title and title-leaves printed in red & black. Prelims browned, otherwise very good and partially unopened, in the original colour-printed pictorial soft-card covers. Very Good.
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Book number: 002946
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 US$ 34.35 | JP 3615]
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Keywords: Tobacco Smoke Smoking Smokers Verse Poetry Agriculture Husbandry Commerce Commodity Commodities Law Snuff Persia Proverb Proverbs King James Golf Golfing Snuff Vf39 Commerce and Commodities Wallace, John

 
HAYES, ERNEST B.
The Child in the Midst. A Guide to New Sunday School Methods
London, Methodist Sunday School Dept. 1936, Sixth, Revised & Rewritten Edn, 1st Thus. Decorated Cloth. Hardback, 125mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 143pp with a frontispiece plate and 5 further text figs. Very good, in the original black-printed, illustrated green cloth-covered boards/black titles, and with edge-chipped, but otherwise very good, unclipped dust-wrapper. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 003544
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.33 | JP 1614]
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Keywords: Vf57 Child Children Religion Christian Christianity Methodist Methodism Sunday School Schools Religious Education Teacher Teachers Teaching Scripture Scriptures Non Conformist Conformists Conformism Mission Missionary Evangelism Children's Illustrated

 
THE HONOURABLE ----------, A YOUNGER SON [ T.C. NEWBY ??]
Hints on the Management of Duns
London, T.C. Newby. 1845, First [& only Edition?]. Hard Cover. 5" x 8" tall approx. 158pp + col. frontis. plate and with vignette illustrations in the text. Frontis. and title leaves foxed and minor occasional spotting throughout. Original blind-decorated brown cloth-covered boards, recently recased, with new endpapers and the spine cloth laid down. Gilt spine title. A humorous work on the pains and pleasures of owing money and the methods employed, or attempted to be employed, by those seeking payment of same. An uncommon item, the anonymous author of which has not been identified.
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Book number: 000293
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 82.75 US$ 92 | JP 9684]
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Keywords: Morals Morality Borrowers Borrowing Cadging Cadgers Spongers Impecuniosity Impecunious Humor Humour Chancery Lane Credit Creditors Banking Bills Debt Collectors Collection Humbug Finance Dun Duns The Honourable ----------, A Younger Son Hints on the Manag

 
PO-NIEN, HUANG, TRANSLATED BY CHOW HON HUEN & EDITED BY DENNIS ROVERE
Hsing-i Fist and Weapon Instruction
Calgary, Alberta, Rovere Consultants International Inc. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 0968134610). Soft Cover. 220mm x 280mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). Pp xii, 112 illustrated throughout. A couple of external marks and a crease to the bottom margin of the rear cover, otherwise good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated, soft white card covers/black titles. SIGNED by the Editor on the title-page. Good/No d/w. Signed by the Editor.
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Book number: 006019
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 275.25 US$ 306.67 | JP 32280]
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Keywords: Judo Jiu Jitsu Sport Physical Training Fighting Wrestling Boxing Martial Art Arts Self Defence Unarmed and Armed Combat Sports, Games and Pastimes 0968134610

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