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The Motorist's Touring Maps and Gazetteer

By: N/A

Price: £5.51

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10499

Condition: Very Good


Size 11¼" x 8¼", 163 pages. Hardcover, pictorial boards, with pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, cover a little grubby, top edge of spine rubbed, contents clean, complete, intact. View more info

On the Old Road Through France to Florence

By: A. H. Hallam Murray. Accompanied By Henry W. Nevinson and Montgomery Carmichael

Price: £81.79

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1904

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 13166

Condition: Very Good


Size 9.75" x 7.5", 328 pages including index. Blue/green card covers with cream vellum spine section, gilt titles and vignettes to the spine. Condition very good, covers and spine a little grubby, rubbed at corners and edges, a few spots to endpapers, gift inscription to front free endpaper, else contents very clean throughout. A beautifully illustated book, about the author's tour through France and Italy to Florence. Illustrated with 48 beautiful colour plates, each protected with captioned tissue guards, and further in-text line illustrations plus a map of the route. All the text pa... 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

A Yorkshire Diary, Year of Crisis. Signed By David Bairstow.

By: Bairstow, David, with Hodgson, Derek

Price: £13.64

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10831

ISBN: 0283991097

Condition: Fine


Signed by David Bairstow on the title page "To Peter, Best wishes David Bairstow". Size 8¾" x 5½", 165 pages. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition fine, not price clipped, protected. With photographs by Barry Wilkinson. Autobiography of the Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper who assumed the captaincy of Yorkshire in 1984. View more info

Play Better Football. Signed By Author

By: Bernard Joy

Price: £26.59

Publisher: London, "The Star" Publications Dept.:

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 13398

Condition: Fair


Not dated. Signed by Bernard Joy to the front endpaper. Size 12mo, 7.25" x 4.75", 144 pages. Pictorial boards with photographs of footballers and large green and white titles. Condition fair, corners and edges of cover rubbed, spine section missing, replaced with handwritten paper spine label, covers now protected in plastic wallet, endpapers toned, else contents clean. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Football instruction manual by the former Arsenal and England Amateur Centre Half. Signed by Bernard Joy to the front endpaper. View more info

Cricket in Firelight. A cricketer's book for all the year Round

By: Binns, Richard.

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Selwyn & Blount: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12144

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, photographic endpapers ( as the run-stealers flickerto and fro'' Francis Thompson ). Spine ends rubbed, corners bumped. Previous owners name on endpaper dated 1936. Pages sl. age toned, else fine. 255pp, 28pp publisher's catalogue. View more info

What To Grow And How To Cook It

By: Blackley, William

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11695

Condition: Very Good


First Edition 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green cloth with white lettering to spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, slightly torn & chipped, with small hole in spine of d.j. Book Condition: Very Good. Small stain top cover, pages slightly toned , else fine copy192 pages View more info

The Loving Touch

By: Consultant Dr. Andrew Stanway MB MCRP

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10431

Condition: Fine


First Edition, second impression. Size 11½" x 8½", moderately heavy, 192 pages including index. Many photographs, adult material, how to be better lovers. Book and sudtjacket condition fine. View more info

Slip Catches- A Cricket Miscellany

By: Curran Reedy, W.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Quality Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12145

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, frontis and sketches by W. R. Finch. Spine ends rubbed, spine sl. faded, pages sl. age toned, else fine. 95pp all in very good condition. Dust Jacket Condition, spine ends rubbed, light general wear, Not price clipped View more info

Stories of the Ballets

By: Davidson, Gladys

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11338

Condition: Very Good


1955 First Edition, sixth impression. Size 7.5" x 4.75", 486 pages including index. Pale blue hard cover with navy blue titles to the front cover and spine. Green dust jacket with tipped on colour illustration plate. Book condition very good, corners and edges slightly rubbed and toned, contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, top edge rubbed, toned and a bit grubby, not price clipped, price 16s. net. With colour frontispiece illustration of Monica Inglesby and Jack Spurgeon in Swan Lake. With 19 further black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. Davidson tells t... View more info

"testing time" for England. By Denis Compton. The England and Middlesex Batsman Who Here Tells the Story, and Gives His Personal View, Of the M. C. C. Tour of Australia in 1946-47

By: Denis Compton

Price: £10.53

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul and Co. Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13433

Condition: Very Good


Not dated ( 1947 ) First Edition. Size Octavo, 8.5" x 5.25", 223 pages including index. Black cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Green dust jacket with white titles. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges rubbed, gilt on spine slightly dulled, front hinge loose, a few spots to page edges else contents clean. Dust jacket condition good, rubbed and creased with small chips at the corners and the head and tail of the spine, spine sunned, there is a red label with white writing on front panel of dust jacket, put there by the publisher "Marvellous value for 12/6" and th... View more info

A Wanderer in London

By: E. V. Lucas

Price: £7.29

Publisher: 36 Essex Street, Strand, Methuen & Co: 1912

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: 12099

Condition: Very Good


Blue boards with gold titles to spine, map of london on endpapers,frontis.16 colour illustrations and 36 b/w illustrations. Spine ends rubbed, some foxing up to first page, pages edge foxed, all pages very good. 305pp, 30pp publishers catalogue. View more info

The Kangchenjunga Adventure

By: F. S. Smythe

Price: £10.53

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 13434

Condition: Good


1932 First Edition Fifth Impression. Size Octavo, 8.5" x 5.25", 464 pages. Red cloth with black titles to the spine. Condition good, part of front cover and all of spine faded, corners rubbed, inner hinges cracked, gift inscription on front endpaper, endpapers toned else contents clean. Numerous illustrations by black and white photographs and a few maps. An account of the 1930 unsuccessful attempt to climb Mount Kangchenjunga and other peaks of the Himalayas when two climbers were killed. Smythe was one of 3 British climbers to take part. View more info

Manual for Ski-Babies

By: Fritz Heinrich

Price: £10.53

Publisher: London, Published for the National Union of Students of the Universities and University Colleges of England and Wales By the Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13450

Condition: Very Good


1935 First Edition. Size 12mo, 7.25" x 4.75", 94 pages including index plus seven pages of multiple black and white photographs of skiing, positions stances etc. Cream cloth with blue vignette illustration of skier to front cover, blue titles to the spine. Condition very good to near fine, covers slightly grubby, corners slightly rubbed, else fine, contents very clean. As Heinrich states in his preface "a clear and simple introduction to modern sking" View more info

Gordon Lowe on Lawn Tennis

By: Gordon Lowe. F. Gordon Lowe

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13436

Condition: Very Good


Not dated. Size 12mo, 7.25" x 4.5", 160 pages, plus then a brilliant 48 page partially illustrated publisher's catalogue at the rear. Green cloth with blind tooled borders to front and back covers, black titles to front cover and spine. Condition very good, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, spine faded, a few spots to page edges else contents very clean. With 16 illustrations - black and white photographs. View more info

Tales from the Turf

By: Jeffrey Bernard

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11782

ISBN: 0297811649

Condition: Fine


First Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Blue board with gold lettering to spine, in fine condition. . Dust Jacket Condition Near Fine slight crease to top of spine, price clipped,else fine. Amusing stories about horse racing and betting disasters accompanied by 30 full colour caricatures View more info

John Gallagher: The World's Best Rugby Player?

By: John Gallagher with Chris Brown, Alan McColm

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harrogate, R & B Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 016331

ISBN: 1873668503

Condition: Fine


1991 First Edition, first impression. Size 9½" x 6¼", 188 pages. Black hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, not price clipped, protected. View more info

The Ascent of Everest

By: John Hunt

Price: £19.76

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13334

Condition: Very Good


1953 First Edition. Size Octavo, 8.75" x 5.5", 300 pages including index. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. sky blue dust jacket with tan and cream line illustration of Mount Everest. Book condition very good-near fine, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, gilt on spine dulled, pages very slightly toned, else contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, corners and spine ends rubbed, top edge and head and tail of spine slightly frayed, small tear to front lower corner, spine sunned, else fine, not price clipped. Illustrated in colour and tone, and with ma... View more info

Off the Tee

By: Matson, Geoffrey J.

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, W. Foulsham & Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10303

Condition: Good


a golfing miscellany containing many humorous stories and experiences. Book condition Good. Contents clean complete and intact, page edges brown. Jacket condition Good, not clipped, bright, a number of nicks and tears to top and bottom edges but nothing missing. 127 pages. View more info

Gardening Under Glass

By: Menage, E. H., Edited By

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Orbis Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 10478

Condition: Near Fine


Size 12" x 9", 128 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles on the spine. Book condition near fine. Dustjacket condition very good, a bit grubby, price clipped, else fine. Great colour photographs and illustrations throughout. A complete guide to greenhouse horticulture View more info