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Nelson's Concordance to the Bible: Dictionary of Proper Names and Subject Index

By: N/A

Price: £37.87

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.:

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10721

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Mills. Not dated, c.1942. Size 7½" x 5", 576 pages. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, cover edges rubbed, cover and spine grubby, else fine, contents clean. View more info

Sotheby's Art At Auction. The Art Market Review 1992-93

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus Limited: 1993

Seller ID: 10817

ISBN: 1850295387

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 10¾" x 8" 312 pages including index, a heavy book. Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, corners very slightly rubbed, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, edges slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Sotheby's Art At Auction. The Art Market Review 1993-94 Sotheby's 250th Anniversary Year, Founded 1744

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus Limited: 1994

Seller ID: 10822

ISBN: 1850296464

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 11" x 8½" 320 pages including index, a heavy book. Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, corners very slightly rubbed, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, edges slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Sotheby's Art At Auction 1996-97

By: N/A

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 10824

ISBN: 0962258849

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 11¼" x 9½" 254 pages including index, a heavy book. Royal blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the front cover and spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, corners very slightly rubbed, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, outer edge faded, else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Glittering Prospects: All You Need to Know About "Treasure Hunting". Signed and Inscribed By Joan Allen

By: Allen, Joan

Price: £75.74

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books, Hamish Hamilton: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10803

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by Joan Allen to Mary Mills "To Mrs John Mills, with Best Wishes from Joan Allen" As well as being the author of this book on metal detecting Joan Allen also ran a Metal detector retailing and manufacturing business. Found inside the book is a typed brochure from "Joan Allen Electronics Ltd" A set of instructions for the "Coinshooter 3" metal detector and an invoice dated Feb 1976, from Joan Allen Electronics Ltd to Mrs Mills for the purchase of a Coinshooter 3 metal detector. 1975 First Edition Siz... View more info

Challenge of the Unknown

By: Anspacher, Louis K. With an Introduction By Waldemar Kaempffert

Price: £60.59

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10793

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Inscribed to Mary Hayley Bell (Mary Mills) "MHB from R.H. New York 1962" 1947 First Edition. Size 8¾" x 5½", 331 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Condition very good, cover outer edge, top edge and spine faded, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, else fine, contents clean. View more info

Honest Ed's Story. The Crazy Rags to Riches Story of Ed Mirvish

By: Batten, Jack

Price: £37.11

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Ltd., Torontom Ontario. Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, N.Y.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10611

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by the subject of the book, Ed Mirvish, with a personal inscription to John and Mary Mills "To John & Mary with best wishes Sincerely Ed Mirvish Sept 1981. P.S. Please don't open next door to me and cut prices !" 1972 Stated First Edition. Size 8½" x 5½" 237 pages. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Yellow pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, front cover a little grubby, else fine, contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, tiny repaire... View more info

London. A New Edition with 125 Illustrations

By: Besant, Walter, M.A. F.S.A.

Price: £37.11

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1904

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 10635

Condition: Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 9" x 5¾", 343 pages plus 32 pages of publisher's advertisements. Navy blue textured cloth with gilt titles and red coat of arms to the spine. Black pastedowns and endpapers, uncut page edges. Condition good, the corners and spine edges are rubbed, gift inscription on the front endpaper, there is some light scattered foxing throughout. "In the following chapters it has been my endeavour to present pictures of the City of London - instantaneous photographs, showing the streets, the buildings; and the citizens at work and at pla... View more info

What This Katie Did. An Autobiography. Signed and Inscribed By Katie Boyle.

By: Boyle, Katie

Price: £71.94

Publisher: London, Weidenfield and Nicolson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10713

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by Katie Boyle with a personal message to John and Mary Mills, on the dedication page, "and to Mary & Johnny with lots of love Kate." 1980 First Edition. Size 9½" x 6", 197 pages including index. Brown cloth covered boards with silver and red titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition fine, not price clipped. View more info

Theatre 1954 - 5

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: £29.54

Publisher: London, Max Reinhardt: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10656

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 8¾" x 5½", 200 pages. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, top page edge a little grubby, else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, top edge a little frayed, few tiny nicks, grubby, else fine, not price clipped, price 18s net. Reviews of the year's theatre with black and white photographs and advertisements at the back. View more info

Barbara Cartland's Year of Royal Days. Signed By Barbara Cartland

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: £190.00

Publisher: Luton, Lennard Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10586

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John and Mary Mills. Signed in Red by Barbara Cartland, with a personal message to John Mills "To Dearest John Who is a STAR ... with love 1990" signed with her first name only. Navy cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pink dustjacket. Size 9½" x 6¼" 249 pages. Book condition Fine. Dustjacket condition fine, not price clipped. One of Barbara Cartland's works that is not romantic fiction. A Royal anniversary for every day of the year. First edition, signed. View more info

Getting Older, Growing Younger. Signed and Inscribed By Barbara Cartland

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: £136.32

Publisher: London, Sidgwick and Jackson Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10716

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by Barbara Cartland with a personal message to John Mills "To darling John with love & thanks Barbara 1984" First Edition. Size 8½" x 6", 192 pages including index. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pink dustjacket with white and black titles and photograph of Barbara Cartland. Book condition very good, bottom edge of front cover grubby, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, edges very slightly rubbed else fine, not price clipped. View more info

Great Short Biographies of the World

By: Clark, Barrett H.

Price: £41.65

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10712

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Mills. Size 8½" x 5½", 1407 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, top page edge green. Condition very good, edges a little rubbed, spine a little grubby, else fine, contents clean. View more info

Go, Said the Bird. Signed By Geoffrey Cotterell

By: Cotterell, Geoffrey

Price: £45.44

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10593

Condition: Near Fine


Size 8" x 5¼" 380 pages. Brown cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. First Edition. Book condition near fine, corners and bottom edge of spine ever so slightly rubbed. Dustjacket condition near fine, very slight age darkening else fine, not price clipped. From the Library of Sir John and Mary Mills. Personally inscribed to John and Mary Mills by Geoffrey Cotterell "For John and Mary Mills with all best wishes Geoffrey Cotterell" View more info

Art At Auction. The Year at Sotheby Parke Bernet 1972-1973 Two Hundred and Thirty-Ninth Season

By: Edited by Annamaria Edelstein

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 10820

ISBN: 0856670111

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 10¾" x 8" 510 pages including index, a heavy book. Red/orange cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition very good cover bottom corners a little faded and stained else fine. Dustjacket condition very good/near fine, bottom edge and corners a little rubbed, slight even age colour, else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Art At Auction. The Year at Sotheby Parke Bernet 1978-79. Two Hundred and Forty-fifth Season

By: Edited by Diana De Froment

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1979

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 017296

ISBN: 0856670499

Condition: Very Good


1979 first edition, first impression. From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size large quarto, 496 pages, a very heavy book. Green hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition very good plus, corners and edges slightly rubbed, contents very clean. Dustjacket condition very good plus, edges slightly curled/creased, head of spine creased/rubbed, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Art At Auction. The Year at Sotheby Parke Bernet 1977-1978 Two Hundred and Forty-fourth Season

By: Edited by Diana De Froment and Lynn Lewis

Price: £13.95

Publisher: London, Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1978

Seller ID: 10813

ISBN: 0856670499

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 10¾" x 8" 496 pages including index, a heavy book. Black hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition very good, front cover edge a little faded and grubby, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, edges creased, slightly grubby, else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Sotheby's Art At Auction 1997-1998

By: Edited by Emma Lawson

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 015553

ISBN: 096225889X

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size quarto, 10¾" x 8" 192 pages including index, a heavy book. Black cloth covered boards with silver gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, corners slightly rubbed, else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, bottom edge of spine chipped, a couple of tiny tears without loss to lower edge, spine slightly faded else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Art At Auction. The Year at Sotheby's 1984-85

By: Edited by Georgia Fogg

Price: £13.95

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 10810

ISBN: 085667303X

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 10¾" x 8" 416 pages including index, a heavy book. Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition very good, outer edge of front cover faded and stained, else fine, contents clean. Dustjacket condition near fine, top edge slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info

Art At Auction. The Year at Sotheby's 1985-86

By: Edited by Georgia Fogg

Price: £13.95

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 10812

ISBN: 0856673234

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 10¾" x 8" 416 pages including index, a heavy book. Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition very good, outer edge of front cover faded and stained, else fine, contents clean. Dustjacket condition near fine, top edge slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped. More than 400 illustrations, most in full colour. View more info