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(EDITOR)
Building Bulletin 1951-1971 10 Issues in Loose-leaf Binder
London, H M S O - Ministry of Education. 1951, First Edition. Soft Cover. Binder worn; a couple of the magazines are a bit tatty, but appear to be intact. Ten issues - Aug 1955, Oct 51, June 61, March 57, Sept 59, Oct 51, Jan 71, Dec 55, June 62, April 55. They are numbered 1, 2a, 3-9, and 11; there is a card before 11 that says "10 New School Playing Fields missing!" Subjects - New Primary Schools; New Secondary Schools - Supplement; Village Schools; Cost Study (very thick); New Colleges of Further Education; Primary School Plans; Fire and the Design of Schools; Development Projects - Wokingham School; Colour in School Buildings (3rd edition); The Design of School Kitchens. (Heavy, may require extra shipping to some locations). Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 005709
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 US$ 52.96 | JP• 5953]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Schools Education Building Architecture Ephemera Wokingham Architecture Education

 
The Engineer (magazine) 15 issues 1950s
London, The Engineer. 1951. Paper Wrappers. The Engineer Magazine: 1951, Vol CXCI: March 16 No. 4964, Mar 30 4966 (no cover), April 6 4967, April 13 4968, April 20 4969 (no cover), June 1 4975; Vol CXCII 1951: Dec 14 5003 (no cover), Dec 21 5004, Dec 28 5005 (no cover); Vol CXCIII 1952: Jan 4 5006, Jan 18 5008 (half cover); Vol 195 1953: April 10 5072; Vol 199 1955: June 3 5184, June 10 5185, June 24 5187. Covers where present are torn and frayed; contents are mostly OK. A large and heavy magazine, each with a small section of articles sandwiched between a lot of adverts. Very heavy, will require extra shipping charges, feel free to inquire. Fair - Good.
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Book number: 002929
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.75 US$ 66.2 | JP• 7442]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Magazine, Periodical, Engineering, Technology, Metallurgy, Building, Transport Science, Technology, Medicine Transport

 
(WILLIAM HENRY IRELAND)
Memoirs of Henry the Great and of the Court of France during his reign
London, Harding, Triphook and Lepard. 1824, First Edition. Hard Cover. 2 vols. Uncut. Vol. 1 has portrait frontis (offset somewhat on title) and 2 pages music & words "Charmante Gabrielle" Contemporary boards with labels to spines. Vol 1 is cracked on central hinge and boards and spines have fair amount of wear; contents clean and nice. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000911
GBP 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 101.75 US$ 119.16 | JP• 13395]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: History, Biography, Antiquarian Biography Antiquarian History

 
(A. HERMANN BERNARD ?)
Sagas Rhenanes, ou Recueil de Plus Interessantes Traditions du Rhin
Mayence, Joseph Halenza. 9999, Fifth Edition. Cloth, 4.5" x 6". Trans.from German by J. C. Saintonge. 1860s/70s? Plain red cloth. 6 engr. plts. 304pp Quite a bit of foxing, some page corners creased; binding rather worn & grubby; index page torn, flyleaf missing; frontis creased & spotted and small piece gone from corner of margin. Plates gen. OK; firm, readable copy. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000767
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.48 | JP• 2977]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: French Language, Folklore, Legend, Rhine Travel & Topography Antiquarian

 
(STEWART)
Stewart's Modern Geography
Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd. 9999, Not Known. Hard Cover. Prelims. all missing including title page; starts with Advertisement to the Twenty-Second Edition, dated 1869. Only 9 maps of the 11 called for - World and North America missing. Spine partly detached; covers looseish and very worn. Text and extant maps in reasonable condition. Embossed cloth. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000970
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 23.17 | JP• 2605]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Geography, Text Book, Maps Travel & Topography Text Books

 
JOHN KENNEDY M.A., D.D.
The Pentateuch, Its Age and Authorship, with an Examination of Some Modern Theories
London, Sunday School Union. 1884, Not Stated. Soft Cover. Covers chipped and torn at edges, last few pages frayed at top, slight foxing. Text clean and sound. 91 pages + catalogue. Good.
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Book number: 004882
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.86 | JP• 2233]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Religion Theology Scripture Bible Study Old Testament Philosophy, Theology, Religion

 
EDWIN ARNOLD M.A.
A Simple Transliteral Grammar of the Turkish Language
London, Trubner & Co. 1877, First Edition. Hard Cover. Corners bit rubbed, gatherings bit loose. With Dialogues and Vocabulary. Small, about 3x5ins, reddish brown cloth with gilt title, 79 pages. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 005284
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 46.34 | JP• 5209]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Language Turkey Turkish Antiquarian Language

 
[ JACOB ABBOTT ]
China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illu strated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners
Not Known, Not Known. 9999, Not Known. Hard Cover, 12mo - 4" x 7". Green cloth, green leather spine. Front cover and prelims including frontispiece detached; title page completely missing, so cannot be sure of bibliographical details. Back cover with endpaper and last page of text also detached; part of spine missing. Quite badly foxed. Title on spine China and the English. It definitely is this book, but not sure of the edition, as no publisher's details are present. VIII + 237 pages. First published Leavitt, Lord, New York, 1835; this does not appear to be the first edition. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004147
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 US$ 52.96 | JP• 5953]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: History Travel Asia Antiquarian Travel & Topography

 
P. DUPLAIS AINÉ
Traité des Liqueurs et de la Distillation des Alcools, Tome / Vol 1
Versailles, Duplais (chez l'auteur). 1858, DeuxiŤme …dition / Second Edition. Hard Cover. Contenant: Les Procťdťs les plus nouveaux pour la Fabrication des Liqueurs FranÁaises et …trangŤres; Fruits ŗ l'eau-de-vie et au sucre; Sirops, Conserves, Eaux et Esprits parfumťs, Vermouts, Vins de Liqueur, Eaux et Boissons Gazeuses, ainsi que la description complŤte des opťrations necessaires pour la distillation de les alcools. Stated volume 1, do not know what is in vol. 2. This seems to have about everything suggested in the title. finishing with dictionary of substances used by the Liquoriste, index, five folding plates, and useful addresses for makers and suppliers of equipment and accessories. Pages xii + 550 + 10 + plates. All in French. Half-leather, marbled boards, very worn, spine detached. Text has some foxing at front and faint damp stain on a number of page corners, scarcely impinging on text; outer edges of plates show some wear; otherwise text very good. Uncommon. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003628
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.5 US$ 125.78 | JP• 14139]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Science Drink Alcohol French Liqueurs Distillation Wines Spirits Antiquarian Distilling FranÁais Food Cuisine Sweetmeats Cookery, Food & Drink Science, Technology, Medicine

 
E.J.AITON
The Vortex Theory of Planetary Motions
London/New York, Macdonald/American Elsevier. 1972, First Edition. Hard Cover. Dustwrapper wrapped in clear plastic. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 000280
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 39.72 | JP• 4465]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Science, Astronomy, Physics Science, Technology, Medicine

 
ROBERT U. AKERET
The Man Who Loved a Polar Bear and Other Psychotherapist's Tales
London, Constable. 1996, First UK. (ISBN: 0094757402) Hard Cover. Ex-Library, Flyleaf missing; library stamps on half-title, title & dedication page; wear on lower edge of binding; dustwrapper in usual library sleeve. Jacket design Patrick Mortemore. Is this a reprint of Tales from a Traveling Couch? Cases: Naomi, Charles, Seth, Mary, Sasha. Good/Good.
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Book number: 004106
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.48 | JP• 2977]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Psychotherapy_case Studies Mind Medicine Psychiatry Psychology Science, Technology, Medicine Philosophy, Theology, Religion 0094757402

 
R. W. ALEXANDER
Black Pearls
London, T. Fisher Unwin. 1926, First GB. Hardcover. Black cloth, white lettering. Front joint and rear hinge split, covers hanging off, text block also split about the middle; endpapers marked; few small marks on page edges; text itself is pretty clean. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003749
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.86 | JP• 2233]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Fiction Novel Adventure South Pacific Vintage Fiction

 
ED HERON-ALLEN
Violin-Making as it Was and Is
London, Ward, Lock. 1885, Second Edition. Hard Cover. Cloth worn, boards slightly warped; spine very faded, worn on ends; some internal hinges weak, else good. Preface dated 1885. Red pictorial cloth, 3 sepia photographic plates (Woodburytype?), of the author and an Amati, 3 folding plates, plans of a Stradivarius and a Guarnerius; numerous wood-cuts in text. 366 pages. Historical, theoretical and practical treatise on the science and art of violin making, for the use of violin makers and players, amateur and professional; with three poems. Author was a polymath who also wrote on archaeology, history, Persian literature, asparagus, and some fantasy fiction as Christopher Blayre. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004684
GBP 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.5 US$ 105.92 | JP• 11907]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Music Craft Wood Violin Guarneri Performing Arts: Theatre, Music, Dance, Cinema, &C Crafts, Needlework Antiquarian

 
BRUCE ALLSOPP
Decoration and Furniture, Vols 1 & 2
London, Sir Isaac Pitman. 1952, First. Hard Cover. Ill.: Kenneth E. Graham, David Rock. Ex-Library, Vol 1, The English Tradition, published 1952; Vol. 2, Principles of Modern Design, published 1953. Ex-library, neat stamps & labels; cloth a bit grubby, worn on edges & corners, spine of vol. 1 badly split & torn. Colour & b/w plates. Heavy - may require extra shipping to some locations. Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004113
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.75 US$ 66.2 | JP• 7442]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Art Architecture History Design Decoration Architecture Art Kenneth E. Graham, David Rock

 
ALMAFUERTE (PEDRO BONIFACIO PALACIOS)
Apostrophe to H. I. M. William II, Emperor of Germany
La Plata, Argentina, Sub-Comisiůn de Propaganda Pro-Aliados. 1916, First ?. Soft Cover, 4.5" x 7". Adapted to English Verse by G. de St. Ouen. One page facsimile holograph introduction, then the poem in English, then the original poem in Spanish. Red paper wrappers. Loosely inserted compliments slip from The British Society in the Argentine Republic committee. Front cover has crease and small tear; few page corners creased; leading edge of title page discoloured, with small tear; staples bit rusty; slight foxing. Paper wrappers. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 002645
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.75 US$ 198.6 | JP• 22325]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Poetry, World War I, Argentina, Propaganda Poetry

 
ROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
The City and the Cathedral
New York & Toronto, Longmans, Green & Co. 1948, First Edition. Hard Cover. Spine dull, some wear on corners. Only one flap of dustwrapper. Frontispiece by Ronald Clyne. A reflection of the glory of the Gothic and the Middle Ages at their high tide in the City by the Seine. Paris and the cathedral of Notre Dame in the 13th century and early 14th. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004841
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.48 | JP• 2977]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: History Architecture Paris Notre Dame Middle Ages Mediaeval Church Religion France Philosophy, Theology, Religion History

 
CARLOS DRUMMOND DE ANDRADE
Boitempo
Rio De Janeiro, Libraria Jose Olympio. 1976, Reprint. Soft Cover. Corners slightly creased, covers a little rubbed. Poems in Portuguese. Very Good.
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Book number: 004977
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.55 | JP• 1860]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Poems Poetry Verse Literature Latin South America Portuguese Brazil Brasil Poetry Language

 
PAUL ANNIXTER
Wilderness Ways
London, George G. Harrap. 1931, First ?. Hard Cover. Ill.: Charles Livingston Bull. Colour frontispiece, 12 b/w plates and chapter headings; pictorial endpapers. Decorated cloth binding; bright gilt titles & fox on front, hare on spine. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 001302
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 23.17 | JP• 2605]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Animals, Natural History, Children's, Fiction Animals Children's Books Charles Livingston Bull

 
ANONYMOUS
Combined Experience of Assured Lives 1863 - 1893
London, Charles and Edwin Layton. 1900, First. Hard Cover. Brown boards, half leather, leather crumbling, spine missing. 219 pages. Labels of Royal Stati;stical Society, with presentation letter from Institute of Actuaries. Deduced from the records contributed by companies in respect of assurances effected with the United Kingdowm, collected and arranged by the Institute of Actuaries and the Faculty of Actuaries in Scotland; Unadjusted data; endowment - assurances & minor classes of assurance, male & female. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003959
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.75 US$ 66.2 | JP• 7442]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Statistics Social History Insurance Politics, Economics, Social Studies

 
ANONYMOUS
An Introduction to the Study of Minerals
London, Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). 1889, Not Known. Hard Cover, 6"x 8.5". Published by the British Museum Natural History Mineral Department, with a guide to the Mineral Gallery. 120 pages; drawings in text. Slight foxing, corners worn, parts of front cover discoloured. Boards, cloth spine. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 002313
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.48 | JP• 2977]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Geology, Mineralogy Science, Technology, Medicine

 
ANONYMOUS
The Language and Poetry of Flowers
London, Marcus Ward. 9999, Sixteenth Thousand. Decorative Cloth, 4" x 6". Coloured frontispiece, title page, and 7 other colour plates. No date, 1870s or 80s. Anthology of flower poetry, with language of flowers at the end. Total 193 pages. Dark blue cloth; all edges gilt; beautiful gilt pictorial front cover, a little worn but still bright. The spine however is very dull. The glue is giving way, and most of the plates are loose and the front hinge cracked. Otherwise the condition is very nice. Good Plus/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003060
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 33.1 | JP• 3721]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Flowers, Poetry, Verse, Anthology, Colour Printing, Victorian Poetry Folklore, Myth, Legend Language

 
ANONYMOUS
The Navies at War - a Complete Naval Handbook and Register for Gains and Losses, with Details of Navies of Allies and Enemies
London, Farringdon Press. 9999, First ?. Soft Cover. Paper wrappers, 9 x 6 inches, 32 pages. "This booklet is intended to supply in a ready and handy form a detailed list of Our Navy, now so valiantly guarding our shores and our commerce. It is so designed and set out as to form a record of those losses which must from time to time occur to the units of the Fleet. There is appended a comparative table of the Navies of our Allies and enemies. Further tables are given of the enemy Fleets, with space to enter losses as they occur. The whole will provide an interesting record of Naval achievements in the course of the War." No date, presumably published 1914 or thereabouts. Portraits of Fisher, Churchill and Jellicoe; illustrations of 2 Dreadnoughts, 3 Battleships, 2 battle cruisers, 2 armoured cruisers, light cruiser, destroyer, submarine, 1 German cruiser. Lots of statistics. First 2 pages have pin holes in margin, otherwise very good condition. Scarce. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003246
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85 US$ 99.3 | JP• 11163]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Navy, Naval, Ships, World War I 1 First World War History Military, Naval, Air Force, War

 
ANONYMOUS
Notes on the Rate of Discount in London from May 1866 to the close of 1873, with Continuation to the Close of 1876
Edinburgh, Lorimer & Gillies. 1877, Not Known. Hard Cover. Privately Printed, Printed for private circulation. Prefatory note over initials W. J. D. "an attempt to bring together, in as brief a form as I could, the statistics of the leading features of the London Money Market during the last two years" Brown cloth gilt, all edges gilt. 169 pages. Numerous tables, some folding. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003040
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 141.5 US$ 165.5 | JP• 18604]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Commerce, Business, Money, Economics, London Politics, Economics, Social Studies

 
ANONYMOUS
Nuremberg and Franconia
Berlin, Reichsbahnzentrale fur den Deutschen Reiseverkehr. 9999, Edition not known. Soft Cover. Tall narrow booklet, with the text pages inside folded in half, presumably to go easily into a pocket. Nuremberg and Franconia, published by Reichsbahnzentrale fur den Deutschen Reiseverkehr, Berlin. In English; illustrated. Folding map of Northern Bavaria, with roads, railways and autobus routes. Late 1930s - includes a picture of Youth demonstration in the Nurnberg Stadium, Reich Party Congress 1936 (Nazi party rally). Staples rusty, covers a little grubby, worn on edge, otherwise good condition. Good.
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Book number: 005137
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 33.1 | JP• 3721]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Travel Topography Ephemera Nazi Germany Social History Advertising Travel & Topography Ephemera

 
ALMOST ANYBODY (MAURICE WILLSON DISHER?)
About Nothing Whatever
London, Chapman & Hall. 1936, First Edition. Hard Cover. Covers marked, spine very worn and frayed, some pages marked in margins. Presumably fiction, a rather disjointed first-person narrative of a man's life and the women in it. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004265
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 46.34 | JP• 5209]
Catalogue: Collectable
Keywords: Fiction Novel Vintage Fiction

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