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 [MCWHIRTER, NORRIS AND MCWHIRTER, ROSS (COMPILED BY)],, THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS.
[MCWHIRTER, NORRIS AND MCWHIRTER, ROSS (COMPILED BY)],
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS.
Guinness Superlatives, London, 1956 2nd. edn., 272pp, coloured frontis (World's Highest Waterfall), incl. 32pp half tone photo ills, blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at upper board, lettered in gilt at spine, the 1st impression of the stated Second Edition (with ills. on page 90 not appearing in the list of illustrations) and actually the 5th issue of the title, lightly rubbed at extrems., spine a little sunned, scattered faint foxing to free endpapers, no dustwrapper, very good,
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 [MCWHIRTER, NORRIS AND MCWHIRTER, ROSS (COMPILED BY)],, THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS.
[MCWHIRTER, NORRIS AND MCWHIRTER, ROSS (COMPILED BY)],
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS.
Guinness Superlatives, London, 1958 3rd. edn., 284pp (277pp plus unpaginated index), coloured frontis (Launching of a Satellite), incl. 28pp half tone photo ills, deep red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at upper board, lettered in gilt at spine, stated First Impression of the Third Edition on the verso of the title and actually the 7th issue of the title, lightly rubbed at extrems., lettering a little rubbed at spine, a few light marks to cloth, edges tanned and foxed, scattered faint foxing to endpapers, no dustwrapper, very good,
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ADDISON, SIR WILLIAM,
UNDERSTANDING ENGLISH SURNAMES.
B. T. Batsford, London, 1978, 1st edn., 176pp, 8pp half tone ills., purple cloth gilt, a guide to the derivation of English surnames, light impressed marks cnr. of front free endpaper where old price erased, pw pc but publishers price label added, spine and top part of upper wrapper sunned, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Keywords: english surnames genealogy

 ADELAIDE, DEBRA,, AUSTRALIAN WOMEN WRITERS : A bibliographic guide.
ADELAIDE, DEBRA,
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN WRITERS : A bibliographic guide.
Pandora, London, 1988, trade paperback, 209pp, coloured pictorial wrappers, a sourcebook on the lives and works of 450 Australian women writers, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Keywords: bibliography biography australian women writers

 ANGUS, IAN,, MEDALS AND DECORATIONS.
ANGUS, IAN,
MEDALS AND DECORATIONS.
Ward Lock, London, 1973, 1st edn., 128pp, half tone frontis, 4pp coloured ills., map, line drawings and half tone ills. throughout, large format (10.5 x 8 inches approx.), red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, on collecting medals and decorations and tracing the history of medals from the earliest Greek awards, with chapters on British campaign and gallantry medals, the Orders of Chivalry with advice on how to house a collection , well illustrated, edges tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., two closed repaired tears, price crossed through in ink front flap, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Keywords: medals decorations military chivalry ribbons pins badges

 ANON.,, THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CONTEMPORARY POETS 1971.
ANON.,
THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CONTEMPORARY POETS 1971.
Regency Press, London, 1971, 192pp, purple laminated boards lettered in gilt at spine and upper board, a firmly bound ex-museum library copy with the usual stamps, lightly rubbed at extrems., reading copy only,
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 ANON.,, THIRD SUPPLEMENT TO THE PLAYER'S LIBRARY : The Catalogue of the Library of British Drama.
ANON.,
THIRD SUPPLEMENT TO THE PLAYER'S LIBRARY : The Catalogue of the Library of British Drama.
British Drama League and Faber and Faber, London, 1956, 256pp, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered and decorated dustwrapper, bringing the catalogue up to date and adding for the first time all the plays in French in the Library, a firmly bound ex-college library copy with the usual stamps, sl. sunned at upper board, lightly rubbed at extrems., dustwrapper lightly rubbed at tips, a little sunned at spine and extrems., reading/reference copy in a very good dustwrapper,
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 BALDICK, CHRIS,, THE CONCISE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF LITERARY TERMS.
BALDICK, CHRIS,
THE CONCISE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF LITERARY TERMS.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, ND (circa 1997), reprint, trade paperback, x, 246pp, decorated upper wrapper, a little rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 35271
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 BAREN, MAURICE,, HOW IT ALL BEGAN - Up The High Street.
BAREN, MAURICE,
HOW IT ALL BEGAN - Up The High Street.
Past Times, Oxford, ND, paperback, 144pp, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, large format (9.5 x 7.5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial montage wrappers, in a sequel to his account of the origins of famous trade names and marks, the author relates the origins of High Street names from Abbey National and Aquascutum to Woolworths and Yorkshire Bank, faint diag. crease upper tip, very good plus,
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Keywords: social history department stores shops advertisements slogans

 
BAXTER, RAYMOND AND BURKE, JAMES (ED. MICHAEL LATHAM ),
TOMORROW'S WORLD.
BBC, London, 1970, 1st edn., 269pp, illustrated throughout in colour, half tone and line, black cloth lettered in silver, tv tie-in with the BBC production on innovations and inventions, lightly rubbed and bumped at spine ends and cnrs., dustwrapper: price clipped, rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Keywords: invention innovation tv tie-in baxter burke

 
BLACK (PUBS),
WRITERS' AND ARTISTS' YEARBOOK 1990.
A. and C. Black, London, ND (c1990), 83rd year of issue, paperback, 592pp, paper wrappers, a dirctory for writers, artists, playwrights, writers for film, radio and television, photographers and composers, fine,
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Keywords: directory writers contracts markets research

 BUTLER, IVAN,, THE WAR FILM.
BUTLER, IVAN,
THE WAR FILM.
A. S. Barnes / Tantivy Press, Cranbury, New Jersey / London, ND (copyright 1974), Joint US and UK 1st edn., 191pp, half tone photo ills. throughout, large format (10 x 7 inches approx.), grey cloth lettered in red at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, a reference work on the feature film genre of 'war film', arranged in chronological order, with a further reference list of all principal war films made from the Napoleonic to the Atomic era, lightly rubbed at tips, edges sl. dusty and small mark upper cnr. front free endpaper, dustwrapper: front flap clipped at both corners, rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., spine sl. sunned, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Keywords: reference performing arts cinema film war ww1 ww2

 
BYGOTT, JOHN AND MONEY, D. C.,
An Introduction to MAPWORK and PRACTICAL GEOGRAPHY.
University Tutorial Press, London, 1960, 7th edn., 264pp, col'd frontius and 7 map plates, 2pp col'd maps, 2pp half tone ills, numerous line drawings in text, red cloth gilt, this edn. includes new chapter on the Use of Aerial Photography in Survey and Map Making, book and dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Keywords: map maps geography survey surveying

 
CARPENTER, J. E., MA., PHD.,,
THE POPULAR ELOCUTIONIST and Reciter comprising Practical Hints on Public Reading and Reciting, etc..
Frerderick Warne, London, ND (c1902), new and extended edition, 631pp, ads. at eps., brown cloth lettered and decorated on spine and upper bd. in black and gilt, lower bd. blind stamped, '...an extensive collection of speeches, dramatic scenes, dialogues, soliloquies, readings and recitations selected from the best authors past and present with original hints on elocution,'lightly rubbed and bumped at extrems., top edge dusty, all edges a little foxed, half title partially browned, foxing to prelims and some marginal foxing throughout, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Keywords: public speaking recitation readings prose verse drama elocution

 CECIL, DAVID,, EARLY VICTORIAN NOVELISTS - Essays in Revaluation.
CECIL, DAVID,
EARLY VICTORIAN NOVELISTS - Essays in Revaluation.
Fontana, London, 1964, 1st in imprint, paperback, 254pp, [ii] ads., coloured decorated wrappers, essay studies of Dickens, Thackeray, Bronte (Charlotte and Emily), Mrs. Gaskell, Trollope and George Eliot, spine sunned with sl. roll and several vertical creases, a little rubbed at extrems., upper edge tanned, very good,
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Keywords: literary criticism victorian novelists dickens thackeray bronte gaskell trollope eliot

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