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SMITH MAURICE A
The Car: Its History, how it works, Motor Sport
London, Sundial Publications. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0904230864) Hard Cover, 11.25 x 8.75 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with faint creasing to upper edge and minor traces of storage. 252pp. A comprehensive study on the motor car including its history and development, its engineering aspects, types of cars, motor racing and car clubs. Very well illustrated. Very Good (+)/Very Good.
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Book number: 023315
GBP 8.75 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 12.16 | JP¥ 1328]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Cars, Motors, History, Road Transport, Car Racing, Transport - Road 0904230864

 
ABBATE, FRANCESCO; EVANS, ELIZABETH
Precolumbian Art of North America and Mexico
London, Octopus Books. 1972, First Edition. (ISBN: 0706400305) Hard Cover, 7.5 x 5.5 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean crisp very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with fading to spine and rear margin. 159pp. This study describes all the most artistic developments which distinguished the early cultures such as the Arctic Eskimo, the desert Navajo and the jungle Maya after the first Americans crossed the Bering Sea some 20-25,000 years ago. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 008358
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.69 | JP¥ 948]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Jungla Maya, Desert Navajo, Arctic Eskimo, Palenque, History Arts - General / Style / Ornament Arts - Graphic / Painting / Drawing 0706400305

 ABBOTT, CLAUDE COLLEER, Early Mediaeval French Lyrics
ABBOTT, CLAUDE COLLEER
Early Mediaeval French Lyrics
London, Oxford University Press/Constable & Co. 1932, First Edition. Hard Cover, 9 x 5.5 inches. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly sunned spine, gilt top of page edges and minor bump to lower front corner. Dusty dust jacket not price clipped but well rubbed to chipped and nicked edges and small enclosed tear to sunned spine. 242pp. Nearly ninety lyrics of France in the 12th and 13th centuries, ranging from the beginnings to Rutebeuf. All are translated from the original French. An introductory essay attempts to trace the development of the early French lyric. Very Good (+)/Fair.
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Book number: 017816
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 38.91 | JP¥ 4248]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Poems, Poetry, France, 12th Century, 13th Century Literature / Authors / Poetry

 
ABRAHAM, GERALD
The Concise Oxford History of Music
Newton Abbott, Readers Union. 1979. Hard Cover, 10 x 6.5 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked maroon cloth boards, slight foxing to page edges and minor bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with minor creasing to upper and lower edges and sunning to spine. 968pp. Detailed study of music from its first recoded emergence in Sumer and Egypt to the death of Stravinsky. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 020954
GBP 6.75 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.38 | JP¥ 1024]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Music, History Performing Arts - Music

 
ADAMS, TONY & TEBBUT, MELANIE & WILSON, JOHN (EDITORS)
Manchester Region History Review Vol XV 2001
Manchester, Manchester Centre for Regional History. 2001. Paperback, 11.75 x 8.25 inches. No marks or inscriptions and no creasing to covers. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked covers and no bumping to corners. 88pp. Subjects covered include the Manchester and Salford Reformatory, the Co-operative Movement and Food Adulteration in 19th Century, Building of Barton High-level Bridge, Manchester Liberalism and the Unionist Secession, Salford in Regional Film Making. Fine.
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Book number: 015635
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.34 | JP¥ 910]
Catalogue: Local History
Keywords: Local History, Social; History, Manchester

0002177870 ADENEY, MARTIN, The Motor Makers : The Turbulent History of Britain's Car Industry
ADENEY, MARTIN
The Motor Makers : The Turbulent History of Britain's Car Industry
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (London). 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0002177870) Hard Cover, 8.75 x 5.75 inches. Ex library book with usual marks and stamps. Creasing to spine with rubbing around spine foot. A clean very tight copy with tape marks around spine foot boards, dusty page edges and no bumping to corners. Well handled dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with slight rubbing to upper edge. 377pp. A comprehensive history of the British car industry up to the late 1980s from its beginnings before the First World War. Good (-)/Good.
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Book number: 024066
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.34 | JP¥ 910]
Keywords: Britain, Business, Manufacturing, Motoring, Cars, Marques, Engineering, History Transport - Road Business 0002177870

 
P. DANCONA; E. AESCHLIMANN
The Art of Illumination
London, Phaidon Press Ltd. 1969, First Edition. (ISBN: 0714813508) Hard Cover, 12.25 x 9.25 inches. Ex college library book with usual (minimal) marks and stamps - to front end papers and reverse of title page only. No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and a tiny bump to upper front corner. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with well-scratched rear and well-rubbed upper edge. Now protected in a fully-removable transparent sleeve. 235pp. An anthology of manuscripts from the sixth to the sixteenth century - with many tipped-in coloured examples of book illumination. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 022194
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 11.81 | JP¥ 1290]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Illuminated Books, Painting, History Literature / Authors / Poetry Arts - Graphic / Painting / Drawing 0714813508

 
MARJORIE AGOSIN
Women of Smoke: Latin American Women in Literature in Life
Ontario, Williams-Wallace Publishing. 1989. (ISBN: 0887950752) Soft Cover, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Address and inscription inside front cover. No other marks and very slight creasing to covers. Mainly clean tight pages with very slightly marked boards and a little rubbing to corners. 109pp. Essays of the ives of ordinary and extraordinary Latin American women from the remote regions of Southern Chile to the Guatemalan forest. They tell of the tortures from the time of Pinochet and the women artists who defied this authoritarian regime. Good.
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Book number: 018612
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 17.37 | JP¥ 1896]
Catalogue: Social History
Keywords: South American Women, Social History Gender Studies 0887950752

 
W. AINSWORTH
The Lancashire Witches: A Romance of Pendle Forest
Bolton, Lancashire, Aurora Publishing. 1994. (ISBN: 1859260381) Soft Cover, 8.25 x 5.25 inches. Appears unread No marks or inscriptions. Tiny crease/bump to lower corner No creasing to spine. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 492pp. A story based on Lancashire's dark past in the early 17th century and set in the Forest of Pendle. Near Fine.
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Book number: 020153
GBP 4.95 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.88 | JP¥ 751]
Catalogue: Local History
Keywords: Lancashire, Social History, 17th Century Social History 1859260381

 
AINSWORTH, CYRIL
A Prospect of Old Clitheroe
Chorley, Lancs, Countryside Publications Ltd. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0861571797) Soft Cover, 7.75 x 8.25 inches. No marks or inscriptions to contents. A little faint creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy with very faintly marked front board and no bumping to corners. Scarce. 48pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 008338
GBP 13.75 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 US$ 19.11 | JP¥ 2086]
Catalogue: Local History
Keywords: Local History, Lancashire 0861571797

 THE EDITORS OF LA PRENSA OF BUENOS AIRES, Defence of Freedom
THE EDITORS OF LA PRENSA OF BUENOS AIRES
Defence of Freedom
London, T.v. Boardman & Co Ltd. 1952, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8 x 5.5 inches. Foxing to page edges and end papser. No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked navy cloth boards, minor bump to top of spine and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped with a few small repairs, nicks and chips to edges and foxing to rear. 315pp. The story of La Prensa, the greatest Spanish language newspaper in the world and in particular the events which took place in the early 1940s when the Peron Government of Argentina began to change from its previous democratic ways. First British Edition. Very Good (+)/Good.
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Book number: 009921
GBP 7.25 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 10.08 | JP¥ 1100]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: The Press, Journalism, Newspaper, Argentina, History Politics and Current Affairs Journalism

0715342827 ALDERSON, FREDERICK, View North : A Long Look at Northern England
ALDERSON, FREDERICK
View North : A Long Look at Northern England
Newton Abbott, David & Charles. 1968, First Edition. (ISBN: 0715342827) Hard Cover, 8.75 x 5.75 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked boards and minor bump to bottom of spine. Dust jacket not price clipped or torn with fading to spine and light creasing to upper edge. 283pp. History, culture, working life and living in Northern England, from early times but concentrating on the essential spirit of the North in the first half of the twentieth century. Very Good (+)/Very Good.
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Book number: 005865
GBP 3.95 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.49 | JP¥ 599]
Catalogue: Local History
Keywords: England_description and Travel, Heritage, History 0715342827

 
EURIPIDES & ALDINGTON, RICHARD (TRANSLATOR)
Alcestis
London, Chatto & Windus. 1930. Card Covers, 7.5 x 5 inches. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly dusty page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with some tears to very sunned spine and small nicks to edges. 72pp. Greek tragedy from Euripides in the 5th century BC. Very Good (+)/Good.
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Book number: 019449
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.59 | JP¥ 1593]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Epic Verse, Ancient Greece, Literature / Authors / Poetry Mythology

 
ALEXANDER, JOHN
A Century of Newcastle
Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 0750926570) Hard Cover, 10.75 x 8 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with a little light indenting. 121pp. Events, people and places around Newcastle upon Tyne over the 20th century. Descriptive sections plus captioned photographs. Tucked in is a newspaper article about the takeover of Newcastle United Football Team by Mike Ashley. Fine/Very Good (+).
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Book number: 021354
GBP 9.25 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.86 | JP¥ 1403]
Catalogue: Local History
Keywords: Local History, Northumberland, Newcastle Upon Tyne Social History 0750926570

 
ALEXANDER, JOHN
Tynemouth and Cullercoats : Images of England : SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Stroud, Gloucestershire, Tempus Publishing Ltd. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 0752416731) Paperback, 9.25 x 6.5 inches. Signed 'To Tony Horne - Best Wishes John Alexander' on half-title page. No other marks or inscriptions. Small crease to rear cover, none to spine. A lovely clean crisp very tight copy with bright boards and no bumping to corners. 128pp. There is also a typed, signed letter to Tony from John enclosed with the book. Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 000405
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 20.85 | JP¥ 2276]
Catalogue: Local History
Keywords: 0752416731

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