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ARNDT, INGO; LIECKFELD, CLAUS-PETER; HUEMER, PETER.
NOMADS OF THE WIND. The Migration of the Monarch Butterfly, & Other Wonders of the Butterfly World.
Winterbourne, Berkshire. Papadakis, 2008., 191 pages, illustrated with colour photographs throughout, many are full page & most of them are stunning. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks, orange cloth cover is near fine, d./w. near fine but 2 small tears front top edge. 22.5.cm. x 29.25.cm. ISBN 9781901092929. 2008 ISBN: 9781901092929
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Book number: 8008
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.57 | JP¥ 719]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Monarch Butterfly butterflies caterpillars chrysalis cocoon

 
ARNOLD, RALPH.
NORTHERN LIGHTS. The Story of Lord Derwentwater.
London. Constable, 1959., Biography of James Radcliffe, 3rd Earl of Derwentwater. He was born 1689, & executed in 1716 for his part in the 1715 Jacobite Northumberland Uprising. When he died he had a small son & his young wife was expecting their 2nd baby. This account ends 1870 when most of the estate was sold, to settle a claim from a descendent. 268 pages including index. Illustrated with 7 b. & w. portraits & paintings, and facsimiles of letters. Near fine except the bottom corners are bumped, & a bookplate on the f.e.p. D./w. is worn & torn, with a piece 1½" x 1¼" in the middle of the spine is missing. 8.75" x 5.75". 1959
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Book number: 1924
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Keywords: Lord Derwentwater Dillston Hall Jacobite Rebellion Radcliffe

 
ARNOTT, PETER.
Introduction To The Roman World.
London. Sphere, 1972., Paperback. First published 1970 by Macmillan. 318 pages, author's preface on pages 11 to 14.. 27 b./w. photographs on 16 pages. Priced 75p. on back cover. Very good condition, no inscription or marks but edges faintly rubbed. 1972.
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Book number: 10050
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 288]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Rome Romans Ostia Nimes Italy

 
ARY, S. & GREGORY, M. (TEXT) AND NICHOLSON, B.E. (ILLUSTRATOR)
THE OXFORD BOOK OF WILD FLOWERS
Oxford. Oxford University Press, 1980., Reprint with corrections. Barbara Nicholson painted wild flowers sent her from all over the British Isles. Flowers sorted into the main colours, with description on opposite page, helps the reader identify any flowers they find. 232 pages. Slight bumping top & bottom of spine & tiny brown spot on edge of f.e.p., o./w. near fine. D./w. is near fine except top of spine & top front corner slightly bumped & faintly creased. About 92 colour plates & 9 pages in b./w. which are mainly on trees. 25cm. x 18cm..ISBN 0199100012. 1980
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Book number: 2378
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.94 | JP¥ 432]
Keywords: flowers wild flowers meadows botany ecology

 
ASBURY, HERBERT.
THE BARBARY COAST. An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld.
London. Jarrolds, 1934., 314 pages. 21 b./ w. photographs & prints on 18 pages. Contents clean, except some faint foxing on the half-title, title page & following 2 pages, also some very faint foxing on the end pages. Cover is a bit grubby. No d./w. 1934
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Book number: 7872
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.25 | JP¥ 576]
Keywords: Barbary Coast San Francisco Forty-Nine Gold-Rush California Yeba Buena Arthur Putnam

 
ASCHWANDEN, CHRISTIE (TEXT) AND PERRIS, ANDREW (PHOTOGRAPHY)
BEAUTIFUL CHICKENS. Portraits of champion breeds.
Millers Point, N.S.W., Australia. Murdoch Books, 2011., Softback. 40 beautiful photographs of chickens from around the world. Each colour photograph shows the cock or hen's typical stance, looking into the camera, proudly displaying its feathers & tail. 112 pages. 21.5cm. x 25.5cm. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Stiff card cover, has flaps, is near fine. ISBN 9781742666105. 2011
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Book number: 8853
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.28 | JP¥ 360]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: chicken cockeral hen bantam poultry

 
ASCOLI, DAVID.
The British Army. 1660 - 1983.
London. Harrap,1985., Hardback. Reprint. First published 1983. 319 pages, with over 60 b./w. photographs of paintings & prints. About 200 drawings of the Regimental & Corps Headdress Badges on 27 pages. Looks near fine but there's a tiny hole on back cover, and side edge of the last page is damp stained. D./w. also looks near fine but edge of flap is damp stained, a small hole on back & tiny hole on side of flap. Priced low because of this, but its hardly noticeable.10" x 7¾". ISBN 0245569603 1985
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Book number: 3956
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.97 | JP¥ 216]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: army military badges Regiments Corps

 
ASHWORTH, MICHAEL.
Victoria Cross Heroes.
London. Headline, 2006., Foreword by the Prince of Wales. 335 pages including bibliography. 44 b./w. photographs on 16 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine cover. Near fine d./w. but price clipped. 24.5cm. x 16cm. ISBN 0755316320. 2006
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Book number: 8114
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.28 | JP¥ 360]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: Victoria Cross miltary history heroes valiant bravery

 
ASKEW, JOHN.
GARSTANG. A Pictorial History.
Lancaster. Palatine Books, 2009., Softback. 76 pages, with about 80 black & white photographs, a map of Garstang in 1910 & a page on Garstang from the Domesday Book . Near fine, no inscription or marks, priced on back £8.95. 21cm. x 21cm. 2009
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Book number: 9326
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 288]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Garstang Barnacle Nether Wyresdale Catterall Bowgreave Bonds River Wyre

 
ASPDEN, J. P. (GENERAL EDITOR)
WARRINGTON 100 Years a Borough.
Warrington. Corporation of Warrington, 1947., Softback. Warrington Hundred. "A handbook published by the Corporation of Warrington on the occasion of the Centenary of the Incorporation of the Borough. Part One, A History of Warrington to 1847 by George A. Carter.. Part Two..Municipal Devolment, 1847 to 1947. Contributed by the Chief Officials of the Corporation." 127 pages. 52 b./w. photographs & drawings, including 2 folded plans , "Part of Warrington From the Legh MS. 1465" and " Warrington Corporation Waterworks Diagrammatic Representation of Undertaking 1947".. At the end 2 more folded plans "Plan of the County Border of Warrington 1946." & " The Plan of the TOWN of WARRINGTON in the year 1836." Contents are clean & very good, but endpages slightly marked. The maroon stiff paper cover is torn on bottom of spine with a piece missing, and edges & corners are chipped. 22.5cm. x 14.5cm. 1947
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Book number: 9975
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.25 | JP¥ 576]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Warrington Cheshire Lancashire Merseyside

 
ATKINS, JEREMY.
A HUNDRED YEARS OF SAILING AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY.
Leamington Spa, Warks. Jeremy Atkins, 1984., The Centenary History of the Oxford University Yacht Club, 1884-1984." Sponsored by the Biggs Wall & Company, who also celebrated their centenary in 1984. 120 pages. 30 pages of b./w. photographs or drawings. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. No d./w. Navy blue cover is near fine except for small mark on front where a label once was. 20cm. x 19cm. ISBN 0950917907. 1984
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Book number: 7124
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.57 | JP¥ 719]
Keywords: yachts yacht club Oxford Oxford University

 
ATKINSON, DIANE.
The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton.
London. Preface Publishing, 2012., Hardback. First edition. 486 pages. Chapter notes pages 426 - 469. 2 family trees and 22 b./w. illustrations on 17 pages. 24cm. x 16cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., but corners slightly bumped. priced £20.00. 2012
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Book number: 9976
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.6 | JP¥ 504]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Caroline Sheridan George Norton

 
AUTHOR NOT STATED.
HORRABRIDGE and DISTRICT. Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four & Part Five.
Horrabridge, Devon. 1980-1982., 5 booklets. Part 1. Horrabridge Village, the Bridge & River Walkham, 16 pages. Part 2. Tin and Copper Mines of Horrabridge, 24 pages. Part 3. Bible Christian, Wesleyan and Anglican Churches of Horrabridge, 26 pages. Part 4. Horrabridge and District Notable Local Families. The Colliers, 20 pages. Part 5. Isaac Foot of Horrabridge,14 pages. All have black & white illustrations and are in near fine condition, no inscription or marks. All stiff card covers are near fine. 21cm. x 15cm. The 5th booklet is about the Foot family, including Michael Foot. 1980
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Book number: 7557
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.19 | JP¥ 1007]
Keywords: 5687a 5712 Horrabridge Devon River Walkham tin mine copper mine Colliers Foot

 
AUTHOR NOT KNOWN. CREIGHTON, ARCHIBALD (FOREWORD)
THROUGH TWO HALF-CENTURIES. 1850-1950. A History of the Cumberland Co-Operative Benefit Building Society.
Carlisle. Cumberland Co-Operative Benefit Building Society, 1950., Hardback, first edition. "Issued to Commemorate the Celebration of its Centenary on 16th April, 1950." 53 pages, illustrated with 18 b./w. photographs on 15 pages. No d./w. Dark green cloth cover is near fine. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. 23.5cm. x 18.5cm.
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Book number: 7424
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.82 | JP¥ 1295]
Keywords: Carlisle Cumberland building society Co-Operative Building Society

 
BACKHOUSE, JANET
THE LINDISFARNE GOSPELS.
Oxford. Phaidon, 1989., Paperback published in association with the British Library. 96 pages including bibliography. 30 full page colour photographs and 66 b./w. Priced on back cover £7.95. Card cover and contents near fine, no inscription or marks. 1989
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Book number: 6651
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 288]
Keywords: Lindisfarne gospel St. Cuthbert

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