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Pears Cyclopaedia

By: N/A

Price: £8.91

Publisher: Pelham Books: 1965

Edition: Seventy-fourth Edition

Seller ID: 11564

Condition: Very Good


1965 Pelham Books, Seventy-fourth Edition, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Red Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. red hardcover gilt titles.nice 32pp Atlas of the world at the back.Not price clipped. View more info

Stanley gibbons' Priced Catalogue of Postage Stamps 1947 Part 2 Europe

By: N/A

Price: £9.72

Publisher: 391 Strand. London, W. C. 2, Stanley Gibbons, Limited: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11571

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth,corners bumped 774pp. prev owners name on endpaper View more info

The Book of Hints and Wrinkles

By: N/A

Price: £5.67

Publisher: Long Acre, London, WC2, Odhams Press Limited:

Seller ID: 10030

Condition: Good


c 1939. Copyright reads G939. Hardback book in good condition but no jacket. One of the illustrations has been coloured over in crayon but apart from that the book is in excellent condition with only a few marks on the front cover. Lots of illustrations, including the amusing "The correct way to hang shirts and pyjama trousers" Sections covered: 1. Choosing Your Home 2. Getting the Home Together 3. Running the Home 4. Kitchen Management and Catering 5. The Family 6. The Housewife's Personal Appearance 7. The Problem of Our Pets 8. Clothing Hints for Men 9. Things You Can Make Yourself. View more info

Practical Collecting. The New Culture Library

By: N/A

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton Limited:

Seller ID: 10458

Condition: Good


Size 7¾" x 5", 223 pages. Light blue cloth covered boards with black stamped titles and blind stamped motif on front cover and black titles on the spine, rough cut page edges. With beige dustjacket with black titles. Book condition good, bottom edge of cover grubby, spine faded, contents clean, complete, intact. Dustjacket condition good/very good, quite grubby, tears at folds, but no loss, not clipped, price on spine 6/- net. No date but must be c1920 as Antique price guide at the back gives prices for 1914 and 1920, for private and auction purchases. Common sense and practical advic... View more info

Pears Cyclopaedia 1967-68: A Book of Background Information and Reference for Everyday Use

By: Barker, L. Mary, Editor

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, World Books: 1967

Edition: Seventy-sixth Edition

Seller ID: 10937

Condition: Good


1967 Seventy-sixth Edition. Size 8¼" x 4¾", unpaginated. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, red pastedowns and endpapers. Condition good, corners and edges rubbed, spine a little faded, small ink stain to lower inner corner on first 30 or so pages, virtually no text obscured, else contents clean. Includes a 32 page colour atlas of The World at the back. Frontispiece is a reproduction of an 1884 Pears' Soap advertisement. View more info

The Country House Guide. Historic Houses in Private Ownership in England, Wales and Scotland.

By: Fedden, Robin and Kenworthy-Browne John

Price: £6.32

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10274

Condition: Very Good


9½" x 6¼" Condition Very good in very good Dustjacket. Covers very good, internally good, green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine.boards very good, photographic dustjacket not clipped. Illustrated 33 colour plates & profuse b/w photos & illus. 8 pages of maps. With index, 431 pages. View more info

Gifts from Your Garden

By: Haddon, Celia

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11167

ISBN: 0718125193

Condition: Near Fine


Size 8" x 5", 127 pages including index. Brown hard cover with gilt titles to the spine, green pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, price clipped else fine. With lovely engravings by Yvonne Skargon. Ways to give gifts of things you have grown: Herbal Delights, Sweet Bags and Potpourris, Sweetmeats and Cakes, Cordials and Elixirs, Jams and Jellies, Picles and Spiced Fruits. Chutneys and Ketchups, Everlasting and Dried Flowers, Pots and Miniature Gardens. View more info

The Book of Leisure

By: Pudney, John. (Editor).

Price: £8.10

Publisher: Long Acre, London, WC2, Odhams Press & Ernest Benn,: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12117

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth lettered and decor. in maroon. Illustrated with 32 col. plates, 16 pages of photographs and 97 line drawings. Spine ends rubbed, previous owners name on endpaper, 336pp, all pages in very good condition. Dust Jacket Condition, spine ends chipped with loss, top of cover creased. Price clipped. View more info

Old Furniture and Woodwork: An Introductory Historical Survey

By: Smith, Donald

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1949

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11497

Condition: Very Good


1949 Third Edition. 8.75" x 5.5", 68 pages including index. Brown cloth with darker brown titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, contents clean. Dust jacket condition fair, in two pieces, front and back, spine section missing, edges frayed, price clipped. With 34 plates of photos and drawings, illustrating the skills and glory of British woodwork with examples from Rooms of State to humble kitchens. A fascinating study of furniture and its development throughout different historical periods. View more info