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4196. : A Physical Land Classification of Northumberland and Durham & Part of The North Riding of Yorkshire.

Compiled and Published by North East Development Association, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1950. 8 black and white photographic illustrations and 5 folding maps, four in colour. Large 4to. original blue cloth very good in very poor dustwrapper. A few of the pages show signs of 'buckling'. £10.00


5638. : Brer Rabbit Stories

London, The Epworth Press, Frank H. Cumbers. n.d. Coloured frontispiece, illustrated title page, 3 further full page coloured plates, 16 full page black and white drawings and numerous textual drawings by Savile Lumley. Roy8vo. original binding of picture upper board, red cloth spine. Publishers book adverts on back cover. Corners a little bumped. Very good condition. Ownership name and address on ffep. £8.00


5002. : Companies Acts, 1948, 1967 and 1976.

London, HMSO 1976. Bound in one volume. Roy8vo. half beige leather with red morocco covers. Initials K.H.T. at bottom of spine. Very good condition. No inscriptions. 8 blank pages at begining and end of book. £6.00


5679. : Fables by the Late Mr. Gay.

London, printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1816. Frontispiece portrait of Gay. A New Edition. 160 pages. 7.5 cm by 12 cm. original boards, very rubbed and corners bumped. Leather spine with gilt lettering, also very rubbed. Ownership name on ffep. £25.00


3287. : GIRL'S CRYSTAL ANNUAL 1952.

London, Fleetway House, 1951. Coloured frontispiece, black and white illustrated title page, black and white illustrations throughout. 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine, very good condition. Inscription on fep. Christmas 1951. No price clipped. £10.00


5030. : Girls' Crystal Annual 1960

London, Fleetway House, 1960. Coloured frontispiece, black and white illustrated title page and fully illustrated in colour and black and white. 4to. original pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Pictorial endpapers. Very good condition. Not price clipped. £10.00


5628. : Goosey Gander Pop Up Book

London, Dean, n.d. (1960's) 3 pop up pictures and 2 plain pages in full colour. oblong 8vo. original picture boards, wear to top right hand corner which has been repaired. £4.00


5545. : Handley Cross by the Author of Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour.

London, Methuen & Co. 1939 (reprint) Coloured frontispiece, 16 further coloured plates and one hundred woodcuts by John Leech. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, slight defect to top of spine and covers a little grubby. Inscription on ffep. £5.00


5696. : Holy Bible containing The Old and New Testaments. Revised Standard Version.

New York and Glasgow, Collins Clear Type Press, 1952. Translated from the Original Tongues being the version set forth A.D.1611, revised A.D. 1881-1883 and A.D. 1901 compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1952. Coloured frontispiece of Jerusalem from Mt. of Olives, 14 further full page colour plates, colour plates of plants and animal life. Chapter on Simple Helps and Visual Aids to the Understanding of the Bible by Rev. David J. Fant. Coloured Time Chart of Bible History (4pp.) The Hebrew Calendar. Coloured plates of Musical Instruments, Coins and Miscellaneous Objects and 8 pp. maps. 8vo. original limp black morocco leather with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. ribbon marker. Very good condition. £6.00


5686. : Hymns Ancient and Modern. Standard Edition.

London printed by William Clowes and Sons Ltd. (Ca.1940) 779 hymns. fcap8vo. maroon morocco, spine with five raised bands and gilt lettering. Patterned endpapers. All edges gilt. No inscriptions. £10.00


4488. : Larry The Lamb. Tea for Two.

London, Purnell, 1972. First Edition. Illustrated in colour. Roy8vo. original picture boards. Very good condition. Not price clipped. £5.00


5711. : Littlehampton Arundel & District Directory.

Littlehampton, County Publicity Limited, 1957-8. Contents: Arundel Corporation: Chamber of Commerce: Churches & Chapels: Clubs, Associations & Societies: Street Directories: Littlehampton, Angmering, East Preston, Arundel, Lyminster, rustington, Wick. Doctors: Franciscan Convent: Harbour Board; Hospitals: &c. &c. Numerous adverts. 6 blank pages f or notes at the end of book. 8vo. original cloth, silver lettering to upper and back covers. £20.00


5721. : Littlehampton, Sussex by the Sea. Official Guide

Littlehampton, Urban District Council, 1949 Numerous black and white illustrations and nearly 40 pages of adverts. 2 maps. roy8vo. original card covers (small defect to bottom right hand corner of upper cover). Street map loosely enclosed. £5.00


5720. : Littlehampton, Sussex by the Sea. Official Guide

Littlehampton, Urban District Council, 1948 Numerous black and white illustrations and nearly 40 pages of adverts. 2 maps. roy8vo. original card covers Street map of Littlehampton loosely enclosed. £5.00


5559. : Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour by the author of Handley Cross; Ask Mama: Plain or Ringlets; Mr. Romford's Hounds, etc. etc.

Printed for Subscribers from the plates of the Original Edition issued by Bradbury Agnew & Co. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard, coloured vignette title page 13 full page coloured engravings on steel each with tissue guard, 29 black and white full page engravings on wood and numerous textual engravings on wood by John Leech. Roy8vo. original gilt and black decorated red covers. Spine faded. Inner hinge a little weak. Ownership name in pencil on front pastedown. £40.00


4630. : Out of the Mouth of The Lion, or, The Church in The Catacombs.

London, Religious Tract Society, n.d. (19thC) By the author of Glaucia the Greek Slave. Black and white frontispiece, full page plates and textual illustrations. Head and tail pieces. Cr.8vo. original patterned tan cloth, with gilt block with title on upper cover and same on spine. All edges gilt. Presentation bookplate on front endpaper dated 11th february 1897. Endpapers foxed. £10.00


5455. : Photographic View Album of Arundel and Vicinity.

Arundel, C. Kimpton. n.d. (late 19thC) 16 black and white photographic views of Arundel each measuring 7 x 5 inches, within a border. Title page very foxed. All prints clean. Last page advert for C. Kimpton, High Street, Arundel. oblong 8vo. original dark green leather covers with gilt lettering. Edges and spine worn. £20.00


4489. : Pinky and Perky. The TV Favourites Picture Story Book.

London, Amex Co. n.d. Illustrated in colour. Roy8vo. original picture boards very good condition. pictured endpapers. £5.00


5685. : Polyglott Bible English Version

London,printed for Samuel Bagster 1833. Containing The Old and New Testaments with a copious and original selection of references to parallel and illustrative passages exhibited in a manner hitherto unattempted. Cr8vo. early rebind in dark brown leather with original blind tooled morocco sides laid down. Gilt lettering to spine and all edges gilt. Later endpapers. Family history hand written on fly leaves, ownership signature and date on title page and handwritten prayer at rear. Very good condition. £10.00


5678. : Publius Terentius Afer

Londoni, Impensis Gul Pickering, 1822. Frontispiece cameo of Terentius. Latin. 220 pages. Miniature book 3.25 inches tall by 2 inches wide. dark green calf with gilt borders to covers, blind tooled and gilt spine. mottled edges. Binding a little rubbed but overall condition very good. £60.00


3283. : ROMPING.

London, Birn Brothers. n.d. (1947) Coloured frontispiece, black and white illustration on title page, coloured and black and white illustrations throughout. 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine, fine in slightly worn dustwrapper. Pictured endpapers. Inscription on fep. £15.00


4557. : Rupert Annual. 70th Anniversary. To commemorate the first appearance in The Daily Express.

London, Daily Express 1990. Illustrated by John Harrold. Large 4to. original picture boards fine in fine dustwrapper, on the reverse of which is a large poster of Rupert. Not price clipped. £15.00


4555. : Rupert Annual. The 50th.

London, Daily Express 1985. This special annual contains a story from each of the six decades. The first four are by Alfred Bestall and the remaining two by John Harrold and James Henderson. Fully illustrated in colour. Large 4to. original picture boards in very good condition. price clipped. The back cover contains a man with a sketchbook which is supposed to be Alfred Bestall. £15.00


4549. : Rupert Little Bear. Stories and Pictures in Full Colour. Contains Four stories: Rupert and the Stolen Apples: Rupert, Margot and The Bandits: Beppo Back with Rupert: Rupert and the Wise Goat's Birthday Cake.

Somerset, Purnell & Sons n.d. (1951) 4to. original picture boards, corners slightly bumped. Cloth spine, faded. Ownership name and front endpaper. Small ink line under first paragraph. Overall condition very good. £25.00


5670. : Six Views in Arundel

London, J. Newman & Co. n.d. (19thC). Arundel, W. Elstone. Six engravings by J. Newman & Co. oblong fscap. Approx. 7inches by 4 inches. Original decorated paper covers. A little grubby and upper cover is worn at spine end and corners. £30.00


3951. : Sooty and the Balloons. A Pop-Up Book.

London, Purnell, 1969. 3 pop-up pictures. oblong 8vo. original picture boards. Very good condition. £8.00


3281. : SUPER CINEMA ANNUAL 1952.

London, Fleetway House, 1952. Stories of the films and articles. Profusely illustrated with full page plates and textual illustrations of the stars and scenes from films. 4to. pictorial covers showing Lex Barker as Tarzan on upper cover, Cadbury game on back cover. Cloth spine. Slight wear to corners but overall very good condition. £10.00


5050. : Surrey As It Was One Hundred Years Ago.

Guildford, Charles W. Traylen, 1956. 24 black and white reproductions of old views with short descriptive text. Thin 4to. original card covers with paper dustwrapper. £5.00


5626. : The Antique Dealer and Collectors' Guide.

London, The Patina Press, 1946-1949. 27 copies, Volume 1, New Series, No. 3, 4 & 5, October to December 1946, No. 7, 9.10, 11, February - June 1947: Volume 2, No. 2, 3,4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, September, 1947 to July, 1948: Volume 3, No. 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, August 1948 to July 1949: Volume 4, No. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5. August 1949 to December 1949. Full of articles on antiques, black and white illustrations. Adverts. Small 4to. original paper wrappers. Some copies a little dusty. £10.00


3736. : The Beauty of Butterflies.

London, Batsford, n.d. (1942) Art and Nature in Colour, Series B. Introduction by Julian Huxley. 12 full page colour plates of butterflies with descriptive text. Large imperial 8vo. original card covers in very good dustwrapper. Foxing spots to first few pages of text. £15.00


5687. : The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland together with the Proper Lessons for Sundays and Other Holy Days.

Oxford printed at the University Press 1871. Very thick 16mo (5inches by 3.5 inches) blind tooled brown morocco, spine with four raised bands and gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Binding a little rubbed on edges and corners but overall very good condition. Inscription on endpaper obliterated. £10.00


4092. : The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night.

London, The Folio Society, 1958. Rendered into English from the literal and complete French translation of Dr. J. C. Mardrus by Powys Mathers. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Eric Fraser. 4 volumes, roy8vo. original red patterned boards, white spine with gilt lettering and contained in slipcase. £65.00


3949. : The Boy's Book of Thrills.

Southampton, The Capella Press, n.d. (Ca. 1940) Coloured frontispiece, vignette title page, 3 full page colour plates and numerous black and white drawings. Thick 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine.(faded).Corners bumped. Paper a little browned. £6.00


5297. : The Golden Treasure Album of the Screen. The Picturegoer Weekly.

London, Odhams, n.d. (1930's) Foreword by Norma Shearer. Profusely illustrated with photographic illustrations of stars of the screen. 4to. original gold coloured covers, dulled and marked. Pictorial endpapers. Name and address on endpapers. No dustwrapper. £5.00


3963. : The Modern Book For Boys.

London, Birn Brothers Ltd. n.d. Coloured frontispiece, full page black and white drawings and numerous drawings in the text. Small 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine. Corners and edges rubbed. Pictorial endpapers. £5.00


5284. : The Modern Wonder Book for Girls.

London, Collins, n.d. (1940). Four full page colour plates and numerous black and white drawings. Contains many stories and verses, including 'The Little Match Girl' by Hans Christian Andersen. 2 of the plates are by Anne Anderson. Thick 4to. original blue cloth with picture onlay. Coloured illustrated endpapers. Inscription on half title dated Xmas 1940. £10.00


5045. : The Queen's Carol. An Anthology of Poems, Stories, Plays, Drawings and Music by British Authors, etc.

London, The Daily Mail, 1905. Frontispiece portrait of Queen Alexandra on Coronation Day 1902. with tissue guard. Two pages of fascimile signatures of many of the contributors. Foreword by George Meredith. Black and white full page illustrations. Large 4to. original off white cloth quite grubby. No dustwrapper. Internally very clean and sound. £10.00


4552. : The Rupert Picture Story Book.

London, made and printed by L. T. A. Robinson, n.d. (1950's) Illustrated in colour. Large 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine. Very slight wear to top and bottom of spine otherwise very good condition. This Book Belongs to: completed in pencil. £30.00


5661. : The Statutes at Large from the Tenth Year of King William the Third to the End of the Reign of Queen Anne to which is prefixed A Table of the Titles of all the Publick and Private Statutes during that Time.

London, Printed for Mark Basket, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.............1769 Volume the Fourth. A New Edition. Large 4to. contemporary binding of half calf in a poor state, mottled board sides worn. The spine has five raised bands and two leather labels. Spine is defective at top and bottom and hinges are splitting. Edges are untrimmed and very brown. £50.00


5419. : The Uses of Elliman's Embrocation for Horses, Dogs, Birds, Cattle.

Slough, Elliman & Sons, Fifth Edition (1906) In four parts each part covering the treatment of disease or injury to the animal stated in the title. Numerous black and white illustrations. A very useful little book to anybody with animals. £8.00


5201. : The Welcome. A Magazine for the Home Circle.

London, S. W. Partridge & Co. (Volume XI) 1884. Coloured frontispiece, vignette title page, 11 further full page colour plates and hundreds of textual and full page illustrations in black and white. Music scores with words and many stories and articles. Thick 4to. original red cloth decorated in black and gilt with vase of roses picture onlay on upper cover. Decorated spine with 1884 within decoration. All edges gilt. very good condition apart from lower corners frayed. No inscriptions. £25.00


5674. : Thorough Guides North Wales Parts I and II.

London, Dulau & Co. 1891 and 1892. Part I covers Chester, Rhyl, Llandudno, Bangor, Llanrwst, Bettws-y-Coed, Carnarvon, Llanberis, Beddgelert and Ffestiniog Sections by M. J. B.Baddeley and C. S. Ward. 19 maps, plans and panoramas by Bartholomew. Fourth Edition revised, 1892. Part II covers Llangollen, Bala, Dolgelley, Barmouth, Osestry, Shrewsbury, Welshpool, Llanidloes, Machynlleth and Aberystwith Sections by the same authors. 10 maps and plans and panoramas from Cader Idris by Bartholomew. Third Edition revised 1891. Tourist ticket tables at the start of both parts are very browned and brittle. 82 pages of adverts on blue paper at rear of book some with illustrations. Cr.8vo. red cloth with gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Spine very faded. £15.00


1189. : By The Stream. Nature Stories and Pictures for Little Folk.

Blackie and Son Ltd. n.d. Full page colour plates and black and white illustrations. Thin small4to. original picture boards, cloth spine, corners fractionally bumped. Sunday School presentation label on endpaper. Blackie's Shilling Picture-Books. £6.00


3225. : Girls' Crystal Annual 1959.

Fleetway House, London. Coloured frontispiece Picture stories in colour and black and white, written stories and games. 4to. picture boards, cloth spine, very good condition. Front endpapers 'Schoolgirl Quiz', back endpapers 'Dutch Maze'. Not price clipped. £6.00


1190. : Our Feathered Friends.

London, Charles H. Kelly. n.d. Full page colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations. Thin small 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine. Name on title page. £6.00


2991. : Rupert Annual 1978

The Daily Express 1978. small 4to. original picture boards in fine condition. Ownership name on endpaper and contents page. Not price clipped. £15.00


3224. : Something Good.

London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd. n.d. (Ca. 1950) Coloured frontispiece and 3 further full page coloured plates. Coloured title page and numerous black and white drawings. Large 4to. pictured upper board cover, cloth spine. Corners slightly bumped but overall extremely good condition. No inscriptions. £6.00


5722. JONES (Iris) & STANFORD (Daphne): Littlehampton in Old Photographs.

Gloucestershire. Budding Books (reprint) 2000 Eleven sections: 1, Town: 2, Beach: 3, River: 4, Transport: 5, Industry: 6, Trade: 7, Services: 8, Schools and Churches: 9, Sport and Leisure: 10, Events and Disasters: 11, People. Profusely illustrated in black and white.8vo. original pictorial card covers in fine condition. £6.00


5715. STEER (Francis W. (Editor) ): The Manor of Littlehampton with Toddington, 1633.

West Sussex, Littlehampton Urban District Council, 1961. The Littlehampton Papers Parts 1 and 2. roy8vo. original card covers, staples beginning to go a little rusty. £5.00


5353. WHYTE-MELVILLE (G. J.): Katerfelto. A Story of Exmoor.

London, W. Thacker & Co. 1898. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard. 13 full page black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original maroon cloth, very faded in parts of covers and totally the spine. gilt vignette to centre of upper cover and spine. top edge gilt others untrimmed and some pages uncut. Volume II of the Limited Edition of 1050 copies of the Works of Whyte-Melville. £45.00


5695. 'BB': The Wind in the Wood.

London, Hollis & Carter Ltd. 1952. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 11 further full page colour plates by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. Illustrated title page and silhouette headpieces to each chapter. Small 4to. original blue cloth, although firm and not rubbed the covers are faded round the edges and spine which has 'splodges' from where the colour has gone. Front endpapers have a liquid stain to the right hand top corner and lower edge of book. Internally the book is in very good condition with no stains or defects. No dustwrapper. Priced for rebinding. £40.00


5578. [BEACONSFIELD, LORD]: Endymion.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1880. Collection of British AuthorsTauchnitz Edition. Two volumes in one volume. Cr.8vo. bound in half green calf, gilt spine with five raised bands and faded to sage green. Mottled board sides. Very good condition. Bookplate pasted on front endpaper belonging to Maclean of Ardgour. £30.00


5243. [BEAUCHAMP (Mary) later Countess Russell]: Elizabeth and Her German Garden.

London, Macmillan 1929. First Pocket Edition, originally published in 1898. 4 pages publisher's adverts at end of book. Fcap8vo. original blue cloth, gilt monogram in centre of upper cover, gilt decoration and lettering to spine. one corner bumped and a few slight marks on covers, otherwise in good condition. Ownership name and address on front pastedown and gift inscription on ffep. £5.00


5436. [CARACCIOLI (Charles)] The Master of the Grammar-School at Arundel.: The Antiquities of Arundel; the Peculiar Privilege of its Castle and Lordship; with an Abstract of the Lives of the Earls of Arundel, from the Conquest to this Time.

London, printed for the Author, 1766. First Edition. Frontispiece engraving of the East View of Arundel Castle. Half title Dedication page to the Duke of Norfolk. 4pps. subscribers names. 8vo. contemporary polished calf, gilt, expertly rebacked with crimson morocco label, five raised bands. Very good condition. £150.00


5212. [CLAIBORNE, F. ]: A Boy's Life Aboard Ship As It Is told by Himself.

London, Ward, Lock, n.d. (19thC.) Black and white frontispiece, vignette title page of ship, head and tail pieces. Cr.8vo. original green cloth decorated with black design and gilt vignette of ship enclosing title in black lettering. Gilt spine. All edges gilt. 24 pages of publisher's adverts at end of book. The Youth's Library of Wonder and Adventure. Ownership signature written three times in different coloured ink on fep. £30.00


5658. [COOK (Walter)]: Busy Little People All The World Over.

London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son. n.d. (1911) First Edition. Half title, appears to lack title page, coloured frontispiece and fifteen full page coloured plates by Alice M. Cook. Numerous black and white textual drawings. Large 4to. original picture boards with red cloth spine. Spine slightly worn top and bottom. Lower right hand corner of upper board very worn. Back cover marked but overall condition good considering its age. Illustrated endpapers. Gift inscription on half title. £45.00


5211. [CREMER, William Henry]: Perseverance Under Difficulties as shown in The Lives of Great Men.

London, SPCK, n.d. (1862) First Edition. Frontispiece and textual illustrations. Contents: Christopher Columbus, Benjamin Franklyn, Captain Cook, James Watt, Sir William Herschel, Sir Richard Arkwright, George Stevenson. 18pp. catalogue of publisher's books at end of book. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, vignette portrait and gilt lettering to upper cover, illustration on back cover. All edges gilt. Inscription on ffep dated 1898. £20.00


4511. [FFOULKES. E]: A History of the Church of S. Mary The Virgin Oxford. The University Church from Domesday to the installation of the Late Duke of Wellington Chancellor of the University.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1892. First Edition. Frontispiece of the church. 8vo. original dark blue cloth, slightly marked gilt border and Fleur de Lys in top right hand corner, gilt lettering to spine. 16pps. publishers adverts at rear of book. Presentation inscription on verso ffep. £30.00


5621. [SMITH, Kathleen Mary} the Author of 'The Valley of Baca'. DADD (F. Illustrator): The Tents of Kedar

London, SPCK n.d. (Ca.1900) Illustrated by F. Dadd. Cr.8vo. original decorated cloth. Very good condition. £10.00


5555. [SURTEES (R. S.)]: Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrock's Hunt by the author of Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; Ask Mama; Plain or Ringlets: etc. etc.

London, George G. Harrap 1930. Limited Edition of 1050 copies for the English market of which this is number 721. Introduction by Siegried Sassoon. Coloured frontispiece and 16 full page colour plates. Numerous black and white textual illustrations by John Leech. Thick Roy8vo. original red cloth (spine faded ), Black title label. No dustwrapper. Pencil name on fep. £20.00


5063. ABBOT (George). CHRISTOPHERS (Richard A.): George Abbot Archbishop of Canterbury 1562-1633. A Bibliography.

The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1966. First Edition. Roy8vo. original red cloth in fine condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


4837. ADAMS (Frank, Illustrator): The Story of The Babes in the Wood.

London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son, n.d. Coloured frontispiece and 11 full page colour plates by Frank Adams. Black and white illustrations, some full page. 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine. Corners slightly bumped and inner hinge cracked. Illustrated endpapers. School prize label on ffep. £30.00


5469. ADAMS (Richard): Shardik

London, Allen Lane in Association with Rex Collings,1974 First Edition. Shardik is a fantasy of sombre- indeed of tragic - character, centred upon the long awaited reincarnation of the gigantic bear Shardik and his appearance among the Ortelgan people. 8vo. original blue cloth gilt lettering to spine in very good condition in slightly chipped dustwrapper, not price clipped. Endpaper maps. £5.00


5161. ADLINGTON (William, Translator) DARTON (F. J. Harvey, Editor): The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius

London, Privately printed for The Navarre Society 1924. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard,five further full page illustrations and numerous decorations by Philip Hagreen. 8vo. original dark blue cloth, gilt border and gilt vignette on upper cover, gilt lettering and decoration to spine which has faded to light brown. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. No inscriptions. £20.00


5053. AGUILAR (Grace): Home Influence. A Tale for Mothers and Daughters.

The Evening Hour Library. Edinburgh, Nimmo, 1897. Frontispiece. Memoir of Grace Aguilar. 8vo. original decorated cloth, extremities a little rubbed. Inscription on ffep. £5.00


5513. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Auriol or, The Elixer of Life: and Ovingdean Grange, A Tale of the South Downs. 2 novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. £30.00


5515. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Crighton: and Mervyn Clitheroe: 2 novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. £30.00


5516. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Old Saint Paul's. A Tale of the Plague and the Fire.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. £35.00


5512. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Rookwood and Jack Sheppard. Two novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Rookwood, a romantic novel about Dick Turpin. Jack Sheppard, a notorious robber of the 18th century. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Spine has five raised bands and two leather labels and is elaborately embellished in gilt. All edges mottled as well as endpapers. Edges of boards a little rubbed. £35.00


5517. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): St. James's or, The Court of Queen Anne. An Historical Romance: The Star Chamber. An Historical Romance: 2 novels in one volume..

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of binding a little rubbed. £30.00


5514. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Windsor Castle An Historical Romance: The Tower of London: 2 novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. Ownership signature on verso front free endpaper of Windsor Castle. £35.00


3209. ALCOTT (Louisa M.): Good Wives. A Story for Girls, being a sequel to 'Litle Women'.

London, Glasgow and Dublin, Blackie & Son, 1903 Black and white frontispiece and 3 further full page black and white plates by Walter E. Webster. 32pp. publisher's catalogue at end of book containing four full page illustrations. 8vo. original red cloth, gilt vignette and lettering to upper cover, gilt spine (spine a little faded) and binding a little rubbed on edges. Inner hinge slightly cracked. Presentation label on fep. £5.00


2630. ALLEN (H. Warner): Italy from End to End.

London, Methuen 1927. First Edition. 8pp. publisher's adverts at end of book. Front endpaper map. 8vo. original blue cloth, black lettering to upper cover. Spine faded. Xmas gift inscription on half title. £10.00


4705. ALTAMIRANO (Ignacio Manuel): El Zarco The Bandit.

London, The Folio Society, 1957. First Folio Society Edition.Translated by Mary Allt. Frontispiece and other wood engravings by Zelma Blakely. 8vo. original orange cloth with decorative centre panel band. Very good condition. No inscriptions. £5.00


5651. ANDERSEN (Hans): Fairy Stories. Bookano Series with pictures that spring up in model form.

London, Strand Publications. n.d. lications. Edited and produced by S. Louis Giraud. Coloured frontispiece, illustrated title page, black and white illustrations and four coloured stand up models. Square 8vo. original picture boards, scuffed at corners and worn top and bottom of spine. Illustrated endpapers. Book becoming a little loose. £15.00


5336. ANDERSEN (Hans). ANDERSON (Anne, Illustrator): Hans Andersen's Fairy Stories.

London, The Children's Press. n.d. Coloured frontispiece and seven further full page coloured plates by Anne Anderson. Illustrated title page and numerous further black and white drawings throughout. 4to. original boards with picture onlay to upper cover. cloth spine. Overall condition very good. Rear hinge reinforced. No inscriptions. £20.00


5250. ANDREWS (Michael): The Flight of the Condor. A Wildlife Exploration of the Andes.

Collins, BBC 1982. First Edition. Beautifully illustrated in colour and black and white. 6 pages of maps. small4to. original grey cloth fine in very good price clipped dustwrapper. £10.00


1110. ANON: The Big Book of Mother Goose.

London & New York, W. Foulsham & Co. 1946. First Edition thus. 144pages with over 100 black and white Mother Goose illustrations and 24 illustrations in full colour. Small folio,. original decorated boards, top and bottom of spine a little worn, in repaired slightly nicked dustwrapper. £20.00


4608. APPLEBY (John T.): England Without Richard 1189-1199.

London, The History Book Club, 1967. 8vo. original red cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


3986. ARMEN (Jean-Claude): Gazelle-Boy. A Child Brought Up by Gazelles in the Sahara Desert.

London, The Bodley Head, 1974. First British Edition translated from the French by Stephen Hardman. Illustrated by the author. Roy8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Initials on ffep. £10.00


5207. ARMSTRONG (J. R.): A History of Sussex.

London and Chichester, Phillimore & Co. Ltd. Third Edition, 1974. The Darwen County History Series. Coloured frontispiece, coloured and black and white plates, textual drawings by Caroline Lockwood and maps by J. Broughton and Roy Mole. 4to. original blue cloth in fine condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


5503. ARNOLD (Matthew): The Complete Poems

London, Longmans, second edition 1979 Second edition edited by Miriam Allott. Frontispiece portrait. 716 pages including Appendices A-J. Thick roy8vo. original card covers, in good condition. £4.00


4079. ARNOLD (Sir Edward): The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation. Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India Founder of Buddhism. As told in verse by an Indian Buddhist.

London, Routledge, Kegan & Paul, 1964. Pocket edition. original red cloth very good in slightly chipped dustwrapper. £5.00


5285. ATTENBOROUGH (David): Life on Earth. A Natural History.

London, Collins BBC (reprint) October, 1979 Here is not just another book on wildlife but a fascinating, bold sketch of the history of life on earth, told very competently, enthusiastically and modestly in a form which whets the appetite. Profusely illustrated in colour. Roy8vo. original tan cloth fine, in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


5495. AUEL (Jean M.): The Shelters of Stone. Earth's Children.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2002. First Edition. This is the fifth novel in the magnificent prehistoric saga that began with 'The Clan of the Cave Bear' . Very thick roy 8vo. (weighs over 1kg.) original red cloth as new in as new dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. £4.00


5000. AUSTEN (Jane): The Complete Works. Sense and Sensibility: Pride & Prejudice: Mansfield Park: Emma: Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.

London, Magpie Books, 1993. Extremely thick paperback containing all of Jane Austen's novels. Illustrated cover. In almost new condition. £5.00


3549. BACON (Francis): The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh. Edited with an Introduction by Roger Lockyer.

London, The Folio Society, 1971. Coloured frontispiece portrait and black and white illustrations. Folding genealogical table. 8vo. original decorated green cloth, black cloth spine. Decorated endpapers. Very good in slipcase. £10.00


5389. BAILEY (Paul): Gabriel's Lament.

London, Jonathan Cape (reprint) 1986. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Gabriel's Lament depicts the sorrows endured by a lonely man, it is also a very funny novel, much of the humour being provided by the exasperating Oswal Harvey, Gabriel's father, who makes the reader laugh even as he makes his youngest son suffer. 8vo. original green cloth very good condition in very good dustwrapper. Ownership signature on front free endpaper. £4.00


5247. BAILLIE-GROHMAN (W. A.): Fifteen Years' Sport and Life in the Hunting Grounds of Western America and British Columbia.

London, Horace Cox, 1900. First Edition. Illustrated by seventy seven photographs, including the Best Trophies of North American Big Game killed by English and American Sportsmen, with Table of Measurement and Notes. With three specially prepared maps of the North West Coast of the United States, British Columbia and the Kootenay District in pocket at back. All three maps have small defects where at one time the maps had got stuck together. Frontispiece of W. A. Baillie-Grohman with tissue guard. Thick Roy8vo. original green cloth with title and author in gilt on upper cover. Decorated spine with gilt lettering. Overall condition of binding very good apart from a few small marks on upper cover. new front and rear endpapers. Internally very clean. £160.00


2934. BAIN (F. W.): In The Great God's Hair. Translated from the Original Manuscript.

London, James Parke & Co. 1905. Second edition. Frontispiece drawing. Fcap8vo. original blue board covers Paper spine, slightly darkened. Fore-edge untrimmed and with a few foxing spots. £7.00


2004. BAKER (Jill): Basil of Bywater Hollow.

London, Hamish Hamilton 1987. First Edition. The story of Basil the big bungling bear. Illustrated in colour by Lynn Bywaters Ferris. Small square 4to. original cream cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. £5.00


5723. BAKER (Leslie): Old Angmering

West Sussex. Angmering Parish Council, 1988. The Angmering Papers No. 2. Map reproduced from the 1899 Ordnance Survey Map. Illustrated with black and white photographic plates. and a few drawings and a plan of the Roman Bath Building which is now buried beneath cultivated farmland.8vo. original card covers with picture of Angmering on upper cover. Very good condition. £5.00


5604. BALCH (Glen): Indian Paint.

London, Hutchinsons Books for Young People, Wild Life Series, no date. The Story of an Indian Pony. Illustrated with drawings by Nils Hognor. Cr.8vo. original red cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


4848. BALDWIN (May): A Ripping Girl.

London, W. & R. Chambers, 1914 Coloured frontispiece and five further full page colour plates by Gordon Browne. Thick cr8vo. original tan cloth pictured, Very good condition. £10.00


659. BANK OF ENGLAND: The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street

London. 1937 Vol. XIII March to December 1937. Bank of England Articles, Short Stories, Verses, Club and Society News, Miscellaneous &c. Profusely illustrated. Thick 4to. binders cloth. An extremely entertaining collection of articles. £15.00


658. BANK OF ENGLAND: The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street

London, 1936 Volume XII March to December 1936. Contains various articles on the Bank of England, short stories, verses, club and society news, miscellaneous &c. Profusely illustrated. Very thick 4to. binders cloth. An extremely entertaining book. £15.00


1734. BARBARY (James): Puritan & Cavalier. The English Civil War.

London, Gollancz, 1977. First Edition. Maps and black and white illustrations. 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


3313. BARBER: Picturesque Illustrations of the Isle of Wight comprising Views of every object of interest on the Island. Engraved from original drawings accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions.

London, Simpkin & Marshall, n.d. (19thC) Vignette title page (a little foxed). Preface.40 Full page engraved views each with tissue guard. Very clean. Double page map of the Isle of Wight. 8vo. original cloth, spine and part of covers faded. Gilt vignette on upper cover. No inscriptions. £75.00


3599. BARBER (Richard): The Arthurian Legends. An Illustrated Anthology.

London, Bibliophile Books, 1985. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Small 4to. orignal red cloth fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. £10.00


5376. BARRIE (J. M.): Courage. The Rectorial Address delivered at St. Andrews University, May 3rd 1922.

London, Hodder & Stoughton. n.d. (1922) Cr.8vo. original off white cloth, red lettering. Ownership name on ffep. £5.00


3486. BARRINGTON (Mrs. Russell): Through Greece and Dalmatia. A Diary of Impressions recorded by pen and picture.

London, Adam and Charles Black, 1912. First Edition. 58 full page illustrations and 11 textual illustrations. 8vo. original blue/purple cloth with title and lake scene shown through pillars. Spine very faded. covers slightly faded. Handwritten gift inscription by Mrs. Barrington on ffep. £50.00


4371. BATES (H. E.): Dear Life.

London, Michael Joseph, 1950. First Edition. 8vo. original illustrated cloth, very good in slightly worn price clipped d.w.. Pictured endpapers. Inscription at top of title page. £10.00


5194. BATTY (J.A. Staunton): Nefert, The Egyptian. A Tale of the Time of Moses.

London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, no date (1914) Coloured frontispiece, and two further full page colour plates by Wal Paget. This story has been told in the hope that it may illustrate the events which are chronicled for us in the Book of Exodus. The works of the great Egyptologists give a wonderful picture of the civilization and religion of Ancient Egypt and help us to appreciate the sacrifice of the Law-Giver Prophet. 16 pages publisher's adverts at end of book. Cr.8vo. original brown cloth, black borders and picture onlay on upper cover, spine decorated in black with gilt lettering. Sunday school prize certificate pasted on front endpaper and ownership name and address on lined paper pasted on front free endpaper. Very good condition apart from pages 16-20 have a brown fox mark or stain bottom of pages. £8.00


4529. BAYE (The Baron J. de): The Industrial Arts of the Anglo Saxons.

London, Swan Sonneschein & Co. 1893. Translated by T. B. Harbottle. With Seventeen steel plates and thirty one text cuts. Covers the invaders of Great Britain in the Fifth Century; Anglo Saxon Arms: Fibulae; Chatelaines; Necklaces and Glass Beads; Ear-rings, Hairpins and Combs; Buckles; Buckets; Glass Vases; Pottery and Anglo Saxon Graves. Large 4to. original green cloth decorated in gilt Spine darkened and a little rubbed. Inner hinge cracking. Top edge gilt. £30.00


4989. BAYLEY (John): Iris. A Memoir of Iris Murdoch.

London, Duckworth, 1998. First Edition. Written by her husband, the book details the history of their marriage and tells how they have coped so far with Iris' disorder of Alzheimer's disease. Black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original black cloth, fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4234. BAZIN (Germain): Impressionist Paintings in The Louvre.

London, Thames & Hudson 1958. First English Edition. Translated from the French by S,. Cunliffe Owen. Coloured and black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original canvas type cloth with black and gilt vignette on upper cover. Very good condition. £10.00


3502. BEAUMONT (Marguerite de): Adventuring and Other Poems.

London, Heath Cranton, 1934. First Edition. Frontispiece of sailing ship, vignette title page and further small illustrations. Foreword by Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell. Cr.8vo. original dark blue cloth with metallic vignette of ship on upper cover. Very good in slightly worn illustrated dustwrapper. Fore-edge untrimmed. £10.00


3554. BECKET (Thomas): The Life and Death of Thomas Becket Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury, based on the account of William FitzStephen his clerk.

London, The Folio Society, (second impression) 1962. Translated and edited by George Greenaway. Black and white illustrations. roy8vo. original boards, leather spine gilt, rubbed. in slipcase £8.00


5554. BECKFORD (Peter): Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting in a Series of Letters to a Friend in which are given ample directions for erecting a kennel, the management of hounds, and the duties and qualifications necessary for a Huntsman and Whipper-in.

London, Jonathan Cape, 1931. This edition is reprinted from the illustrated edition of 1796. Coloured frontispiece and 15 full page coloured plates. 8vo. original red cloth in very good condition. Fore-edge and lower edge untrimmed. No dustwrapper. £35.00


5594. BECKFORD (Peter, Esq.): Thoughts upon Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend.

Sarum: printed by E. Easton. 1782. A New Edition. Preface with Errata. 24 letters. 2 plates of the Kennels described in letter II, Plan and Elevation of one. Square 8vo. beautifully rebound in half calf, gilt spine with five raised bands, two black leather labels with gilt lettering. Cloth sides. All edges untrimmed. No inscriptions. £185.00


2316. BEETHOVEN. LUDWIG (Emil): Beethoven. Life of a Conqueror.

London, Hutchinson International Authors Ltd. (reprint) 1945.). Translated from the German by George Stewart McManus. Portrait frontispiece and 8 further portrait illustrations. 8vo. original cloth, silver to spine, very good condition in worn dustwrapper. £10.00


4130. BELL (Mrs. Arthur) [N. D'Anvers]: Thomas Gainsborough. A Record of His Life and Works.

London, George Bell, 1897. With illustrations reproduced for the most part direct from the original paintings. Portraits, subject pictures and landscapes. 4to. original blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt, gitl spine. Top edge gilt. Ownership signatue on ffep. £50.00


5439. BELL (Neil): Forgive Us Our Trespasses

London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1947. First Edition. 8vo. original black cloth very good condition in slight worn NOT price clipped dustwrapper. Ownership bookplate with signature on front endpaper. £5.00


5437. BELL (Neil): Life Comes to Seathorpe. A Novel.

London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1946. First Edition. 8vo. original green cloth, very good, in very good NOT price clipped dustwrapper. Ownership signature and date on front endpaper. £5.00


5438. BELL (Neil): The Handsome Langleys. A Novel.

London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1945. First Edition. 8vo. original green cloth, small portion bottom and top of spine faded otherwise good condition, in slightly repaired dustwrapper NOT price clipped. Small ownership signature on front endpaper. £5.00


2453. BELLOC (Hilaire): The Verse of Hilaire Belloc.

The Nonesuch Press, 1954. Limited Edition of 400 copies for sale in America and 1250 copies for sale in United Kingdom. This is number 1221. This book contains what is believed to be the whole of Hilaire Belloc's poetry and is edited by W. N. Roughead. Vignette title page, 8vo. original cloth, gilt border to upper cover. Printed on rag paper. No inscriptions. £30.00


5122. BENINGFIELD (Gordon): Beningfield's Countryside

London, Allen Lane1980. First Edition. This book is an artist's portrait of the countryside of Southern England in which he lives and works. Beautifully illustrated, mainly in colour. Illustrated endpapers. Square 4to. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. There is a slight crease in the first few pages. £5.00


4875. BENNETT (Arnold): The Old Wive's Tale.

London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. 1948. Frontispiece and illustrated title page. Thick 8vo. original black cloth with yellow lettering of title and author on upper cover. Small split to back hinge of spine and inner back hinge of covers cracked. £5.00


4215. BETJEMAN (John): English Cities and Small Towns.

London, Collins, 1943. Britain in Pictures. First Edition. With 8 plates in colour and 31 illustrations in black and white. Thin roy8vo. original brown pictorial boards, slightly rubbed at extremities. No dustwrapper. £8.00


5622. BETJEMAN (John): Ghastly Good Taste. or a Depressing Story of the Rise and Fall of English Architecture.

London, Chapman & Hall 1933. First Edition. Second Issue with correction to page 119/120. A beautiful folding illustration forty inches long specially drawn by Mr. Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh at rear of book. Cr.8vo. original boards with title etc. on upper cover, blue cloth spine with paper label. Corners a little bumped and covers a little discoloured. Pasted onto front endpapers are two newspaper cuttings of articles written by John Betjeman. £65.00


5667. BEWICK (Thomas): A History of British Birds.

Newcastle for T. Bewick 1826 Sixth edition. 2 volumes. Volume 1 containing the History and Description of Land Birds: Volume 2 containing the History and Description of Water Birds.Vignette title pages, hundreds of black and white illustrations by the author, tissue guards. Preface to the sixth edition. Introduction. Explanation of the technical terms used in this work. 8vo. half dark green morocco, some slight fading, with light green cloth sides. Spines with five raised bands and gilt lettering, dark green faded to brown. marbled endpapers and gilt tops. Very good condition. No inscriptions. £150.00


5624. BEWICK (Thomas): My Life. Edited and with an introduction by Iain Bain.

London, The Folio Society, 1981. Frontispiece portrait and numerous wood engravings and watercolours by the author. thin roy 8vo. original boards with vignette on upper cover, brown cloth spine, fine condition, contained in slip case. £10.00


4217. BEWICK (Thomas). BOYD (Julia, Editor): Bewick Gleanings being Impressions from Copperplates and Wood Blocks engraved in the Bewick Workshop. to which are added Lives of Thos. Bewick and his pupils.

Newcastle upon Tyne. Printed and published by Andrew Reid, 1886. Small paper copy of which this is number 63 signed by Julia Boyd. Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Bewick with tissue guard and hundreds of illustrations. List of Subscribers for both Large and Small Paper Copies. Facsimile letter etc. Small thick 4to. half black morocco, green cloth sides, slightly marked and a little rubbing to binding. Internally very good condition. £350.00


1628. BILLINGTON (Dora): The Technique of Pottery.

London, B. T. Batsford, 1962. First Edition. 112 illustrations, some photographic. errata leaf. (loose) 8vo. original cloth very good in slightly chipped dustwrapper. Ownership names on endpapers. £15.00


4225. BINNS (Henry Bryan): Botticelli.

London, T. C. & E. C. Jack, n.d. Illustrated with eight reproductions in colour. Illustrated title page. Masterpieces in Colour Series. Square 8vo. original boards, picture onlay. Edge of spine worn. £6.00


4349. BIRKETT (Sir Norman, Editor and Selector): The Newgate Calendar.

London, The Folio Society, (second impression) 1952. Frontispiece and further full page contemporary engravings. A cross section of trials in the eighteenth century. They range from the pirate John Kidd , the notorious Jack Sheppard to the Jacobite Lords and the Duchess of Kingston. 8vo. red cloth spine and mottled board sides, very slight wear, in worn dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


2891. BIRLEY (Anthony): Life in Roman Britain. English Life Series edited by Peter Quennell.

London, B. T. Batsford Ltd. New York, G. P. Putnam, 1964. First Edition. Frontispiece and numerous illustrations in black and white. 8vo. original cloth in slightly worn dustwrapper. Ink stain on edge of spine which has penetrated to edge of spine of cover but not too drastic. £12.00


2027. BLACKIE: A Grand Book of Animal Stories.

London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son n.d. (Ca. 1930's) Coloured frontispiece and three further full page colour plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. 4to. original picture boards, drawing and endpapers. Inscription on half title dated 1938. Some foxing throughout. £15.00


2325. BLACKIE: The Red Story Book.

London, Blackie & Son Ltd. 1958. Coloured frontispiece and three further full page coloured plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. Small 4to. original picture boards very good in very good price clipped dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. Inscription on verso ffep. £10.00


3492. BLACKWOOD: Edinburgh Magazine. Vol. LXXXII. July-December 1857.

Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons, 1857. Vignette title page Thick 8vo. half calf, mottled boards and edges. Gilt panelled spine with 5 raised bands. binding rubbed. Labels missing from spine. Mottled endpapers. Firm condition. £10.00


3493. BLACKWOOD: Edinburgh Magazine. Vol. LXXXIX. January-June 1861.

William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1861. Vignette title page. Very thick 8vo. half calf, mottled boards and edges. Gilt panelled spine with five raised bands and leather labels, on label slightly defective. Edges of binding rubbed. mottled endpapers. Overall condition very sound. £10.00


2795. BLAKE (William). COUTTS (Francis): The Heresy of Job. With the Inventions of William Blake.

London, John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1907. First Edition. Preface, Introduction. 20 black and white full page plates by William Blake at rear of book.Small4to. original cloth, paper label to spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Very slight wear to top and bottom of spine. Inscription on ffep. £20.00


2363. BLUNDEN (Edmund): The Face of England. In a series of occasional sketches.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1932. First Edition. Introduction by J. C. Squire. Cr.8vo. original green cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover and spine. Inscription on ffep. £15.00


3487. BLYTON (Enid): Chimney Corner Stories.

London, Equerry Ltd. n.d. Illustrated with drawings by Pat Harrison. Thin roy8vo. original green cloth with red lettering and vignette on upper cover. No dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers of fairies and elves. £5.00


5028. BLYTON (Enid): High Adventure. Five Exciting Stories.

London, Sandle Bros. 1964/65. The Stories are: The Dog who would go Digging: How John got his Ducklings: The Great Big Fish: The Wheet That Ran Away: The Three Sailors. Picture title page and coloured pictures throughout. Folio, original picture boards. Slight wear to lower back cover near spine. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5646. BLYTON (Enid): Nature Lovers Book.

London, Evans Brothers Ld. (reprint) 1949. Contains, Nature walks for each month of the year. Poems of the Open Air, Interesting things to do, Do you know these flowers, bids, poems, trees. and six nature stories. Hundreds of black and white textual illustrations and 16 full page colour plates by Noel Hopking. 4to. original green cloth very faded including spine. Illustrated green endpapers. Ownership name and address in pencil on verso ffep. Although covers faded the book is firm and tight and internally very clean.. £5.00


3000. BLYTON (Enid): The Big Noddy Book.

London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1959. First Edition. Pictured by Beek in colour. 4to. original picture boards cloth spine. Corners and edges of spine a little worn. Cover edges rubbed. Pictorial endpapers. £15.00


5101. BLYTON (Enid): The Lucky Green Pea.

London, Award Publications Ltd. 1994. Illustrated in colour by Rene Cloke. Roy8vo. original picture boards fine condition. Enid Blyton Library. £4.00


5392. BOARD (John): Horse and Pencil.

London, Christopher Johnson, 1950. First Edition. Foreword by R. S. Summerhays. Black and white frontispiece and 19 further full page illustrations. Numerous other illustrations by the author.Roy8vo. original red cloth, very good apart from slight rubbing to corners, in very good protected dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. £20.00


5458. BOOTS. (edited by Rudyard Kipling): Thy Servant a Dog.

London, Macmillan 1930. First reprint. Illustrated in black and white by G. L. Stampa. square 8vo. original red cloth with vignette and black lettering to upper cover. Spine faded. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


5214. BORTON (Paula, Editor): The Great Game Book. A superb collection of game recipes from the finest restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland.

Avon, Bath, Absolute Press 1986. First Edition. Introduction. Covers Grouse, Partridge, Snipe & Woodcock, Pigeon, Pheasant, Quail, Wild Duck, Rabbit & Hare, Venison, Game Fish &c. Illustrated with black and white vignette drawings. Oblong 8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


3348. BOSWELL (James): The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

London, Privately Printed for The Navarre Society, 1924. The First Edition 1791, reprinted verbatim with The Appendix. 'The Principal Corrections and Additions,' 1793, and illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings, fifty half tone plates and a facsimile autograph letter. Preface by Clement Shorter. 3 volumes. Thick 8vo. original red cloth, gilt border and vignette of Johnson on upper covers, gilt spine. gilt tops. Fore-edge and lower edge untrimmed. Some light foxing spots throughout. Errata slip bound in. £50.00


5224. BRADLEY (A. G.): Exmoor Memories.

London, Methuen & Co. (Second edition) 1927. Black and white frontispiece of 'On the Lyn near Lynmouth'. 15 further black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original green cloth. Very good condition. Ownership signature in pencil on ffep. £14.00


2622. BREMONT (Anna, Comtesse de): The World of Music. The Great Virtuosi, Great Singers and Great Composers.

London, W. W. Gibbings, 1892. 3 volumes. Cr.8vo. original cloth elaborately embellished in gilt on upper covers. Endpapers a little foxed. Ownership inscription on fep. Overall condition very good. £75.00


5684. BRENDON (Piers): Eminent Edwardians. Lord Northcliffe, Arthur Balfour, Mrs. Pankhurst, General Baden-Powell.

London, Secker & Warburg, 1979. Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original dark brown cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


3162. BRIDGEMAN (Harriet) and DRURY (Elizabeth): The British Eccentric.

London, Michael Joseph, 1975. First Edition. Black and white illustrations. Large 4to. original black cloth, no dustwrapper. Fine condition. £5.00


133. BRITISH MUSEUM: Chinese Porcelain of the Ming Dynasty

London, British Museum Ca.1920 15 pictorial postcards printed in colours. 4pp. descriptive text. contained in envelope. £10.00


1626. BROOKE (Iris): A History of English Costume.

London, Methuen & Co. (Second Edition) 1946. Covers a history of dress in England from earliest times to 1900. Four coloured plates and nearly 300 drawings in line. It provides a vast amount of information and detail that should be of use to theatrical designers, both professional and amateur. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, spine faded, otherwise very good in slightly worn repaired dustwrapper. Name on endpapers. £8.00


5525. BROOKE (Lt.-Col. Geoffrey)/SNAFFLES: Horse Lovers. Addressed to those who are thrilled by the deep note of a hound and rejoice in the feel of a good horse beneath them.

London, Constable & Co. 1927. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 31 black and white drawings in the text by 'Snaffles'. Folding plan of The Great Hunt from Green Leas to Ashford Grove. 2 pages publishers adverts at end of book. 8vo. original green cloth a little marked but firm. No jacket. Ownership signature on ffep and written in pencil a prize inscription. £25.00


4670. BROOKFIELD (Charles E.): Jack Goldie or, The Boy Who Knew Best.

London, Duckworth & Co. 1911. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, full page black and white (one having been hand coloured) and textual illustrations by A. E. Jackson. Thick Cr.8vo. original picture cloth with gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 2pps. publishers adverts at end of book. Prize certificate pasted to ffep dated July, 1918. Overall condition very good but does have quite a few grubby fingermarks throughout. £10.00


5479. BROWN (Jane): Gardens of a Golden Afternoon. The Story of a Partnership Edwin Lutyens & Gertrude Jekyll.

London, Penguin Books (reprint) 1988. 24 coloured plates and 126 illustrations, including plans and designs. Small 4to. illustrated card covers in very good condition. Ownership name and date on half title. £10.00


3376. BROWN (John, M.D.): Pet Marjorie. A Story of Child Life Fifty Years Ago.

London & Edinburgh, T. N. Foulis, 1919. Frontispiece and four further coloured plates reproduced from water-colour drawings by H. C. Preston Macgoun, R.S.W. Square 8vo. original blue cloth with blue lettering and coloured vignette on upper cover. Very good condition, in repaired an little worn dustwrapper. Small ownership signature on ffep. Quite a few pages uncut, others untrimmed. £15.00


5576. BROWN (William, D.D.): Antiquities of the Jews carefully compiled from authentic sources and Their Customs Illustrated from Modern Travels.

Edinburgh, Waugh & Innes and W. Oliphant. 1826. Second edition. Two volumes. Folding plan of the Temple at Jerusalem as frontispiece to volume 1. 8vo. contemporary calf, each cover with double border in gilt. gilt spines with four raised bands and black leather labels. Mottled endpapers and edges. Edges a little rubbed and spine hinges beginning to crack. Bookplates of The Right Hon. Lord Avebury £95.00


5054. BROWNE (R. W.): A History of Roman Classical Literature.

London, Richard Bentley, 1853. First Edition. Thick roy8vo. original blind tooled brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Small defect to top of spine adjoining top cover. School bookplate. Overall condition very good. £15.00


1643. BUCK (Pearl S.): Of Men and Women. .

New York, The John Day Company. 1941. First Edition. 8vo. original cloth very good in worn dustwrapper. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. £25.00


5476. BUCKINGHAM (M. E.) / BARKER (K. F.): Phari. The Adventures of a Tibetan Pony.

London, Country Life Ltd. 1933. First Edition. Frontispiece and 7 further drawings by K. F. Barker. Numerous textual drawings. Square 8vo. original yellow cloth with black lettering of title on upper cover and spine. Spine very dulled and covers a little grubby. Top and bottom of spine a little rubbed. Ownership name and note 'Received from Statismay? Oct. '33. Review sent 10/XI '33. Front free endpaper creased. Some very light foxing spots. £6.00


5351. BUCKLEY (Arabella B.): Winners in Life's Race or The Great Backboned Family.

London, Edward Stanford (reprint) 1892. Black and white frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations throughout the book. Cr.8vo. Beautifully bound in full black calf, panelled spine with five raised bands. gilt embellished. Upper cover with Halifax Grammer School emblem in gilt. mottled endpapers and edges. £20.00


2442. BULLEN (Frank T.): Our Heritage The Sea.

London, Smith Elder, 1906. First Edition. Frontispiece. 6pp. adverts at rear of book. 8vo. original blue cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover. Spine edges fractionally rubbed. Signature on ffep. £20.00


3206. BUNYAN (John): The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus, and the regaining of the metropolis of the world, or, the losing and taking again of the town of Mansoul.

London, Religious Tract Society. n.d. (19thC). Vignette title page. fcap 8vo. half black morocco, mottled board sides, gilt spine. Ownership signature on ffep. £20.00


3275. BUNYAN (John): The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to Come.

London, George Routledge & Sons, n.d. (1864) A new edition with a Memoir. Frontispiece and 57 illustrations by J. D. Watson.Cr.8vo. half morocco, buckram sides, spine with three raised bands and gilt lettering. spine faded. All edges gilt. Very good condition. £40.00


5620. BURNEY, (Miss): Evelina, or, The History of a Young Lady's Introduction to the World

London, printed for Rivington &c, 1824 Engraved frontispiece and vignette half title. fcap8vo. contemporary binding, spine repaired, all edges gilt, signature on fly leaf. £25.00


4442. BURNFORD (Sheila): The Incredible Journey. The story of two dogs and a cat who travelled nearly 300 miles across the wild Canadian Northland.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1961. First Edition. Black and white drawings by Carl Burger. Cr.8vo. original cloth, very good. Name and address on Dedication page. No dustwrapper. £5.00


5265. BURNS (Robert): The Poetical Works.

London, Walter Scott, 1885. Poems with a Prefacory Notice, Biographical and Critical by Joseph Skipsey. Title page in red and black, text of each page within a red border. Headpiece decoration to top of contents page. 16mo (5.5 x 4.25 inches). original brown cloth decorated with birds and flower and gilt block highlighting Burns. All edges red. Very good condition. £10.00


3017. BURNS (Robert): The Poetical Works. With notes, glossary, index of First Lines and Chronological List.

London, Humphrey Milford, OUP 1942. Frontispiece portrait. Cr8vo. original dark blue cloth. very good condition. Ownership signature on ffep. £8.00


4822. BURTON (Elizabeth): The Early Victorians at Home. 1837 - 1861.

Newton Abbot, Victorian (& Modern History) Book Club, 1972. Illustrated with drawings by Felix Kelly. 8vo. original orange cloth very good in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5599. BURTON (Jane) and ALLABY (Michael): A Pony's Tale. A Year in the Life of a Foal.

London, Ebury Press, 1987. First Edition. Dresden, a colt foal born at the Pitchwood Stud, his dam Keston Porcelain and his sire Keston Fidelity. Beautifully told by Michael Allaby and Jane Burton and illustrated with colour photographs taken by Jane Burton and Kim Taylor. Roy 8vo. original brown cloth in fine conditionin fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. Not price clipped. £5.00


5258. BURTON (Maurice): Living Fossils

London, Readers Union and Thames & Hudson, 1956. With 4 textual maps and 83 drawings by Jane Burton. 8vo. original orange cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £5.00


1516. CALLWELL (J. M.): Dorothy Arden. A Story of England and France Two Hundred Years Ago.

London, Thomas Nelson, 1897. Black and white frontispiece. thick8vo. original blind tooled cloth with gilt title lettering to upper cover, gilt spine. Binding a little rubbed and corners bumped, but overall good condition. Patterned endpapers. All edges fox spotted. Name on verso frontispiece. £10.00


5475. CALVERLEY (C. S.): Verses, Translations and Fly Leaves.

London, G. Bell and Sons Ltd. 1922. (reprint) Half title. pocket book classics. Blind tooled embossed navy blue cloth with gilt lettering in border on upper cover. All edges red. No inscriptions. £5.00


3683. CAMPBELL (Marion): Young Hugh. A Year with the Norsemen.

London, Dent, 1965. First Edition. Frontispiece and other black and white drawings by Douglas Relf. 2 sketch maps and sketch showing sections through the hull of Karfi 'Hvalros'. Glossary. Cr.8vo. original cloth near fine in very good dustwrapper. £20.00


5288. CARMICHAEL (Pamela): The She Book of Cats. A Complete Cat-alogue of Cat Care and Cat Lore.

London, Ebury Press, 1983 How can you match your kitten's name to his budding personality? There's a cat-alogue of names here to help you choose. How can you vary his diet? Read the cat-ering chapter called 'Hungry Cats'. From wild cats to show cats, pregnant to neutered cats, kittens to pusses well into their ninth life - they're all here in their feline glory. Square 8vo. original pictorial card covers in very good condition. £4.00


488. CARR (Edith), RUTTERFORD (Betty), STOREY (Gertrude): People and Places. An East Anglian Miscellany

Suffolk, Lavenham, Terence Dalton. 1973 First Edition. Trumpington, A Cambridgeshire Village: A Wheelwright of Hoxne, A Story of Country Life: Culford Hall, Near Bury St. Edmunds. Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original white cloth, very good in very slightly marked dustwrapper. Small stain on lower edge. No inscriptions £8.00


5637. CARROLL (Lewis): Alice in Wonderland.

London, P. R. Gawthorn Ltd. n.d. Coloured frontispiece and seven further full page coloured plates. Numerous textual illustrations, all by Rene Cloke. Small 4to. original red cloth. Endpapers a little foxed. Ownership signature on ffep. £5.00


2035. CARROLL (Lewis): Alice in Wonderland.

London, Award Publications 1990. Beautifully illustrated in colour by Rene Cloke. Large 4to. original picture boards, fine in fine dustwrapper. Picture endpapers. £6.00


5138. CASTLE (Roy): Now and Then. An Autobiography.

London, Robson Books, 1994. First Edition. Black and white photographic illustrations. roy8vo. original blue cloth, fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5627. CATE (Dick) BINCH (Caroline): Ghost Dog.

London, Victor Gollancz, 1987. First Edition. Readers of ten to thirteen will be thoroughly entertained by the antics of Billy and his friends. Dick Cate's grittily humorous but affectionate portrait of a northern mining community is echjoed in Caroline Binch's excellent line drawings. Cr.8vo. original green cloth as new in fine price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


3909. CHALIAPIN. GORKY (Maxim): Chaliapin. An Autobiography as told to Maxim Gorky with supplementary correspondence and notes, translated from the Russian, compiled and edited by Nina Froud and James Hanley.

London, Macdonald, 1968. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 89 black and white plates. Roy8vo. original red cloth very good in slightly worn price clipped dustwrapper. Small inscription on ffep. £10.00


5325. CHALMERS (Patrick R.): The Horn. A Lay of the Grasington Fox Hounds.

London, Collins, 1937. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 22 black and white illustrations by Lionel Edwards. Large 4to. original rust coloured cloth with gilt weather vane on upper cover. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £50.00


3388. CHANDLER (G.) and HANNAH (L. C.): Dudley. As it was and as it is today.

London, Batsford, 1949. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, pictorial title page and numerous black and white illustrations. Endpaper maps. 8vo. original red cloth very good. No dustwrapper. £8.00


5557. CHARLTON (Moyra): Tally Ho. The Story of An Irish Hunter

London, Putnam & Co. Ltd. tenth impression 1946. Coloured frontispiece and 6 full page black and white drawings by Lionel Edwards. Introduction by Lord Lonsdale. Roy8vo. original green cloth, very good condition. No dustwrapper. Gift inscription and ownership name on endpapers. £4.00


4239. CHASE (Alice Elizabeth): Famous Paintings. An Introduction to Art for Young People.

New York, The Platt and Munk Co. 1951. First Edition. 50 full page coloured plates with textual description and black and white illustrations on opposite page to plate. 4to. original cloth with large picture onlay on upper cover, spine faded and some wear to top and bottom of spine. No inscriptions. £10.00


5590. CHRISTEN (Sydney Mary): Rodolphe Christen. The Story of an Artist's Life by his Wife.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1910. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. 62 full page colour plates each with tissue guard and 61 monotone. Thick roy 8vo. original green cloth, upper cover with gilt title, monogram and dates within a double gilt bordr. gilt lettering to spine. Binding a little rubbed in places and inner hinge cracking. Fore-edge and lower edge untrimmed and browned as are endpapers. Ex libray copy with number on bottom of spine and stamp on half title and verso title page. Overall a good copy in firm condition. £15.00


5296. CHRISTIE-MURRAY (David): The Practical Astrologer. All you need to know to construct birth charts, cast horoscopes and discover what the stars have to reveal.

London, Apple Press, 1990. First Edition. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Large 4to. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. £5.00


3073. CHURCHILL (Sir Winston): Churchill His Paintings.

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1967. (Second impression) With a Foreword by Lady Spencer Churchill and Introduction by David Coombs. 73 plates in colour and 429 reproductions in monochrome. Large 4to. original green cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £15.00


5633. CHURCHILL (The Rt. Hon. Winston): The World Crisis 1911-1918

London, Macmillan & Co. (reprint) 1943 Abridged and revised edition. With and additional chapter on The Battle of the Marne. Numerous textual maps, 8 folding maps and 2 folding facsimile items. Thick roy8vo. original dark blue cloth, slight fading to top of covers, otherwise very good condition in very good dustwrapper. Some foxing spots to edges. Ownership signature and date in ink on front free endpaper. £20.00


5299. CLARK (Alan): Diaries

London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1993. First Edition. The diaries cover two full Parliaments, serving under Margaret Thatcher until her ousting in a coup (which Clark observed closely from the inside) and then under John Major. Heavy Roy8vo. original green cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


3216. CLARK (Geoffrey) and THOMPSON (W. Harding.): The Surrey Landscape.

London, A & C. Black Ltd. 1934. Sixteen photogravure illustrations, maps and diagrams. (lacks Landscape Map at rear of book). Cr.8vo. original cloth very good. The County Landscapes. £5.00


5719. CLARK (M. Dudley): Littlehampton The Children's Paradise. Golf, Bathing, Fishing.

The Homeland Association Ltd. 1928. 33 pages of adverts. 8 pages of Homeland Extra Pages. Black and white illustrations, map of Littlehampton and Surroundings, plan of Littlehampton. Cr.8vo. original pictured card covers. List of Homeland Handbooks on back cover. Very good condition. £8.00


3692. CLARKE (Hockley): The Unfolding Year. A story of country life in a village.

London, Rockcliff, 1947. First Edition. With drawings by Geoffrey Robinson. 8vo. original green cloth, slight wear to bottom of spine. Pictorial endpapers. £10.00


4015. CLARKE (Louisa Lane): The Common Seaweeds of the British Coast and Channel Islands with some insight into the microscopic beauties of their structure and fructification.

London, Frederick Warne and Co. 1865. First Edition. Half title. Frontispiece and nine tinted plates of various specimens. 4pp. publisher's adverts at end of book. Fcap8vo. original green cloth decorated in gilt on upper cover. Ownership signature on title page. All edges gilt. £60.00


4909. COBBETT (William): Advice to Young Men and (incidentally) to Young Women in the middle and higher ranks of life in a series of letters addressed to A Youth, A Bachelor, A Lover, A Husband, A Father, A Citizen or a Subject.

London, W. Nicholson, n.d. Also includes Twelve Quaint Sermons on various subjects. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. A little marked. Pages a little browned and with a few marks on pages 128-141. No inscriptions. £10.00


5673. COLERIDGE (S. T.): Selected Poems

London, George Harrap & Co. Ltd. no date. (The King's Treasury Series) Frontispiece. Poems include 'The Ancient Mariner'; Christabel; Kubla Khan, many more and the sonnets. Index to first lines at back of book. Fscap 8vo. decorated boards in brown, blue and gold. Patterned endpapers. Previous owners name and address on front free endpaper. Overall condition very good. £5.00


5369. COLVIN (Ian): Domesday Village.

London, The Falcon Press, 1948. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original red cloth very good in slightly worn price clipped dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £10.00


5275. CONDER (Josiah): Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia, Volume 1. The Modern Traveller. A Description Geographical, Historical and Topographical of the Various Countries of the Globe. in 30 volumes.

London,. James Duncan, 1830. Volume 1 of two volumes on Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia, being Volume 5 of the set. Folding map of Egypt as frontispiece. two full page engravings. fscap. (6 x 3.5 inches). half calf, rubbed and one inch split to hinge side of spine. Two leather labels. mottled board sides. all edges mottled. £80.00


5482. CONRAD (Joseph): The Rover.

London, Dent & Sons, reprint 1965. Literature of Yesterday. First published 1923. Cr.8vo. original orange and black cloth. No dustwrapper. Very good condition. Ink written date on ffep. £4.00


5315. COOKE (M. C.): British Edible Fungi. How to Distinguish and How to Cook Them.

London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1891. First Edition. Beautiful coloured illustrations of upwards of 40 species. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Cr.8vo. original green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black lettering to upper cover. Very good condition. Firm and bright. £50.00


5116. COOKERY AND FOOD ASSOCIATION: Centenary Banquet and Ball. 1885-1985.

London, Dewberry Publication Services, 1985. Portraits of H.M. Queen Mother, H.M.Queen Mary, H.M. Queen Alexandra. President Vice Admiral Sir Peter Ashmore, Nationa Chairman Roy W. Perrett and full page colour photograph of Princess Anne Guest of Honour at Centenary Banquet and Ball Thursday 27th June 1985. Numerous articles and adverts in colour and black and white. Tall roy8vo. original royal blue cloth, upper cover with coat of arms and gilt lettering. Very good condition. £10.00


4189. COPLEY (Gordon J., Annotated and Edited by): Camden's Britannia. Surrey and Sussex.

London, Hutchinson 1977. Frontispiece and textual illustrations and two double page maps. Small4to. original cloth very good in slightly torn dustwrapper. £10.00


2187. COPPARD (A. E.): The Hundredth Story.

Berkshire, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. First and Limited Edition of 1000 copies (this is number 109), on hand made paper. Wood engravings by Robert Gibbings. Roy8vo. original decorated boards (slight fading to top of covers), green morocco spine, faded, in a boards case. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. £95.00


3672. COPSEY (W. G., Editor): The Practical Grocer. Written by Specialist Contributors.

London, The Gresham Publishing Co. Ltd. (reprint) 1933. Black and white illustrations. Textual maps. folding tables at end of volume 2. 2 volumes. roy8vo. original red cloth very good condition. No dustwrappers. Ownership signature on fep. £30.00


5257. CORNER (E. J. H.): The Life of Plants.

London, Readers Union, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1965. 41 plates, six of which are in full colour. Numerous textual drawings. Roy8vo. original black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, fine in slightly worn dustwrapper. £5.00


5399. CORNWELL (Patricia): Blow Fly.

London, Little Brown 2003 First Edition. Kay Scarpetta's work as Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner has come to an end. Fearing that she is about to be fired by the governor, hounded in the media and in the courtroom, for what some claimed was her involvement inthe murder of a deputy police chief, Scarpetta packs up her belongings and sets out for the warmth and solace of the Florida sun. Settling into a new life as a private forensic consultant, she is soon deep into a case that has left colleagues in Louisiana profoundly disturbed. A woman is found dead in a seedy hotel dressed to go out, keys in her hand. Roy8vo. original black cloth fine in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


4651. COUSTEAU (Captain J. Y.) with James Dugan.: The Living Sea.

London, The Companion Book Club, 1964. 24 colour plates, 64 pages black and white illustrations. 2 folding maps, 1 line drawing and 1 cartoon. Roy8vo. original green cloth, spotting marks on spine and very light ones on part of cover, otherwise very good in very good dustwrapper. Top edge red. £10.00


5414. COWLES (Fleur): All Too True. Twenty Nine true stories that might have been invented.

London, Quartet Books, 1982. First Edition. Fleur Cowles has gathered these stories from many sources: some she inherited from other story tellers, some she has witnessed and others have actually happened to her. Although true many of these stories are more fantastic than fiction. Illustrated. Roy8vo. original card covers in almost new condition. No inscriptions. £5.00


906. COWLES (Fleur): The Flower Game.

London Collins 1983. First Edition. Full page colour plates and numerous black and white textual drawings. 4to. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


3236. COX (David): The Henry Wood Proms.

London, BBC 1980. First Edition. Black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper (lacks ffep.) £5.00


5137. COX (Ian, Editor): The Scallop. Studies of a shell and its influences on humankind by eight authors.

London, 'Shell' Transport and Trading Co. Ltd. 1957. First Edition. Coloured illustrations. 4to original gilt decorated red cloth, pictorial endpapers. £5.00


5664. CRASCREDO / EDWARDS (Lionel): Country Sense & Common Sense.

London, Country Life Ltd. 1928. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 27 black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. 4to. beautifully rebound in green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. All edges gilt, gilt spine with five raised bands, inner dentelles and green patterned endpapers. Slight buckling to some pages from dampness. £105.00


5665. CRASCREDO/EDWARDS (Lionel): Horse Sense & Sensibility.

London, Country Life Ltd.. 1926. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 24 black and whtie plates by Lionel Edwards. 4to. beautifully rebound in red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, all edges gilt. gilt spine with five raised bands. inner dentelles and red patterned endpapers. Bookplate of Captain Sir Harold Nutting, Bart of Quenby Hall. Some very slight buckling to pages from damp. £105.00


5629. CRAVEN (Mrs. Augustus): Le Mot de L'Enigme

Paris, Didier et Cie. Libraires-Editeurs, 1874. Third Edition. Text in French. 2 volumes. Cr.8vo. black leather spines with black and white mottled board sides. Stamp on half title 'Louis Lasnier a L'Angellerie par Loiron (Mayenne)'. Very good condition apart from some light foxing spots throughout. £20.00


3844. CRAWFORD (F. Marion): A Cigarette-Makers Romance.

London, Macmillan, 1890. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original dark blue cloth, gilt extra. £10.00


5380. CRAWFORD (F. Marion): Cecelia. A Story of Modern Rome.

New York, Macmillan Co. 1902. First Edition. 4 pages publisher's adverts at end of book. 8vo. original decorated green cloth, gilt lettering and vignette to upper cover and spine. Very slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine. Gilt top. No inscriptions. £8.00


5648. CROCKETT (S. R.): Red-Cap Adventures. being The Second Series of 'Red Cap Tales' stolen from the treasure chest of The Wizard of the North, which theft is humbly acknowledged by S. R. Crockett.

London, A. & C.Black 1908. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard and fifteen full page coloured plates by Allan Stewart. 8vo. original pictured cloth covers, top edge gilt. Gift inscription on ffep. £10.00


1192. CROMPTON (Frances E.): The Gentle Heritage.

London, A. D. Innes & Co. 1893. First Edition. Numerous black and white illustrations by T. Pym. 8vo. original picture cloth, slight wear to top and bottom of spine. Inner hinge very slightly cracked. Name on fly leaf. £10.00


2931. CROSLAND (Jessie, Translator): The Song of Roland.

London, Chatto & Windus 1907. Introduction by Professor L. M. Brandin. Frontispiece facsimile of 'The Death of Aude' Small square 8vo. original red cloth. The Kings Classics Series. £10.00


4103. CRUIKSHANK (R. J.): The Humour of Dickens chosen by the above.

London, News Chronicle, n.d. (1952). First Edition. With illustrations by Searle, Lancaster, Joss, Illingworth, Low, Giles, Cummings, Vicky Horner, Ardizzone. 8vo. originalcard covers very good in illustrated dustwrapper (worn). £10.00


5058. CUMMINS (Maria S.): The Lamplighter.

London, George Routledge & Sons. (Excelsior Series) n.d. Cr.8vo. half maroon morocco, cloth boards, gilt spine with five raised bands, all edges gilt. mottled endpapers. Corners and spine edges rubbed. £10.00


5713. DAGGETT (Wilfred): Wick Before 1900.

West Sussex. Littlehampton Local History Society, 1995. Littlehampton Monograph No. 3. People and Places of Wick from Prehistoric Times until the end of the 19th Century. Illustrations by Audrey Daggett. Folio, original yellow card covers with spiral spine. Very good condition. £5.00


5562. DALLAWAY (James): Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England with Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns.

Gloucester printed by R. Raikes for B. & J. White, London, 1793. Vignette title page 26 full page plates, eight of which are hand coloured. Numerous textual vignettes and illustrations. Folding genealogical table.Appendix - The Life of Sir William Dugdale Knt. Garter King of Arms written by himself. - Life of Gregory King, Lancaster Herald from his own manuscript. - A Catalogue of all the Officers of Arms. - Editions of books published in England on the Science of Heraldry, elementary or connected with genealogy. and finally A genuine copy of the Book of St. Albansfirst printed in 1486. Folio, bound in full calf, corners rubbed. New spine with five raised bands, gilt decoration and maroon leather label. New endpapers.Two ownership bookplates pasted on front endpaper. Some light foxing spots to half title and title pages. £225.00


4532. DANTE ALIGHIERI: La Vita Nuova. The New Life.

London, George Harrap n.d. Translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Pictured by Evelyn Paul with music by Alfred Mercer. Decorated title page. Decorated half title. 8 full page coloured illustrations and 8 pasted coloured illustrations. Numerous drawings throughout and every page decorated. Empryntit at ye Camperfield Presse in ye Abbye toun of Saynt Albans, England. Small 4to. original gilt decorated cloth, spine worn. Patterned endpapers. Bookseller's label on fep. H. M. Gilbert, Southampton. £75.00


5505. DARWIN (Charles): The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or, The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

London, Senate, 1994. Additions and Corrections to the Sixth Edition. Historical sketch of the progress of opinion on The Origin of Species. Thick roy8vo. paperback in very good condition. £4.00


5123. DAVIS (Andy): The Beatles Files.

Surrey, Colour Library Direct, 1998. First Edition. Double page title page with photographic illustration of the Beatles. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographic illustrations, of which over 400 are newly discovered from one of the last great archives. Large square 4to. original illustrated boards in very good condition in very good dustwrapper. £5.00


2639. DAVIS (Bette). HIGHAM (Charles): Bette. A Biography of Bette Davis.

London, New English Library, 1981. First Edition. Black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Picture endpapers. £10.00


2996. DAVIS (H. W. C.): England Under the Normans and Angevins 1066-1272.

London, Methuen & Co. 1909. Second Edition. Volume II of 'A History of England'. Appendices: Tables - House of Normandy: House of Anjou. 9 maps and 2 folding coloured maps at end. 31 pp. publisher's adverts at end of book. Thick 8vo. original red cloth, gilt border and lettering to upper cover. Spine faded and upper cover 'bumped' in two places on edge. Ownership signature on half title. £15.00


5549. DAWSON (Captain Lionel): Hunting Without Tears.

London, Country Life 1938. First Edition. 12 full page black and white drawings by Maurice Tulloch. Small 4to. original grey cloth, red lettering to upper cover. Spine worn and split. Internally very good condition. £10.00


4155. DAY (Kenneth F.): The Dartmoor Scene. A Series of Camera Studies between Two Bridges and Postbridge.

London, Frederick Muller 1946. First Edition. Foreword by Eden Phillpotts. Illustrations in sepia. Thin roy8vo. original blue cloth very good. No dustwrapper. Endpaper maps. £5.00


3178. DE LA MARE (Walter): Love.

London, Faber & Faber, fourth impression, 1945. Coloured frontispiece, vignette title page and numerous black and white drawings. Roy8vo. original cloth, gilt and red vignette on upper cover. Spine and part of covers faded. Large inscription on ffep. £8.00


5164. DEAKIN (Irving): To The Ballet, An introduction to the liveliest of the arts.

London, Geo. Allen & Unwin, 1936. First Edition. Foreword by John Van Druten. Frontispiece and other black and white plates. 8vo. original colour flecked cloth, paper label to upper cover and spine. Appendix. Spine darkened. No inscriptions. £5.00


5619. DEANS: Monster Book for Girls.

London, Dean & Son. n.d. (Ca. 1945) Fourteen stories by various authors. Coloured frontispiece and other textual black and white illustrations. Small 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine, edges a little rubbed. Signature on ffep dated 1945. £6.00


1247. DEBRETT: People of Sussex.

London, Debrett's Peerage Ltd. 1991. First Edition. Foreword by The Duke of Richmond and Gordon, and Admiral Sir Lyndsay Bryson. Coloured plates. small folio, original green cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. £25.00


5565. DETMOLD (E. J., Illustrator) and DUGDALE (Florence E. Text): The Book of Baby Pets.

London, Humphrey Milford, OUP, 1938 (reprint) Coloured frontispiece and eighteen full page coloured plates by E. J. Detmold. Each chapter describes the pet in the coloured plate written by Florence E. Dugdale. Roy8vo. original blue cloth with black lettering to upper cover and spine. Slight rubbing to edges but overall condition very good. No dustwrapper. Ownership signature on ffep. Some very light foxing spots to title page and edges. £50.00


5118. DETMOLD (E. J., Illustrator).: The Book of Baby Birds.

London, Henry Frowde Hodder & Stoughton n.d. (1915) Coloured frontispiece and 18 further full page coloured plates by E. J. Detmold, descriptions by Florence E. Dugdale. Printed on thick card paper. A few pages have repaired tears, new spine. Large thick 4to. original cream boards, picture onlay. Ownership name and date (July 1915) on ffep. £50.00


5163. DIAGHILEV. PERCIVAL (John): The World of Diaghilev.

London, The Herbert Press 1979. Revised edition. Frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original cloth very good in very good price clipped dustwrapper. £5.00


4832. DIBDIN (M. A.): Mr. Wentworth's Daughter.

London, The Religious Tract Society, n.d. (1891) Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard. Cr.8vo. original bright blue cloth , with gilt lettering and picture. Patterned endpapers. Sutton School, Surrey Prize label affixed to front endpaper dated 1891. Lovely condition. 16 pages of publisher's adverts at end of book. £10.00


5359. DICKENS (Charles): David Copperfield

London, Heron Books (Centennial Edition) 1967 Frontispiece portrait of Charles Dickens. Illustrated in black and white by 'Phiz'. 2 volumes Cr.8vo. original green leatherette embellished in gilt to upper cover and spine. Yellow ribbon markers. Decorated endpapers. Slight wear to spine hinges. No inscriptions. £5.00


4527. DICKENS (Charles): The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain.

London, Bradbury & Evans, 1848. First Edition. Vignette frontispiece and half title. Engravings by Tenniel, Leech, Stone and Stanfield. Advert page. fcap8vo. original red cloth, gilt decoration to upper cover. rebacked with parts of original spine laid down(including gilt title. All edges gilt. Gift inscription on fep. dated Xmas 1848. Internally very clean. £150.00


5464. DICKENS (Charles) / RACKHAM (Arthur): Der Weihnachtsabend (A Christmas Carol)

Zurich, Rascher & Cie, 1918 Text in German. Tipped in Coloured frontispiece, black and white decorated title page, eleven further full page tipped in coloured plates, black and white illustrations in the text. Illustrated endpapers. Roy8vo. original gilt decorated tan cloth in removable plastic dustwrapper. Inner hinge slightly cracked. Gift inscription dated 1919 on front free endpaper. £150.00


5490. DIXON-SCOTT (J.) / ALLEN (Fletcher): The Fair Rivers of Southern England.

London, Frederick Muller Ltd. third edition, 1946. Southern England boasts some of the most beautiful rivers in the world, not for grandeur of scenery, brilliance of colour or measured length, but for calm serene beauty, the whole spirit of which is captured in these delightful photographs by James Dixon-Scott, many of which will probably recall happy memories while others will be new and enticing. Introduction by Fletcher Allen. 128 sepia illustrations from photographs on 32 pages. Endpaper maps of Southern England. Thin roy8vo. original green cloth, faded in parts in very poor dustwrapper. £4.00


5234. DJANOGLY (Carolyn): Centurions. A photographic tribute to 100 men and women who have changed the face of 20th Century Britain.

London, Andre Deutsch, 1999. First Edition. Foreword by Asa Briggs. 100 descriptive texts and photographs with a small one of the person as a child. Very large 4to. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £15.00


1629. DOERNER (Max): The Materials of the Artist and Their Use in Painting with notes on the techniques of the Old Masters.....

London, George G. Harrap (Revised Edition) 1949. Translated by Eugen Neuhaus. Black and white frontispiece and other black and white full page plates. 8vo. original grey cloth, white paper label to spine in fine condition in very slightly worn dustwrapper. Ownership names on endpapers. £25.00


5041. DONNE (John): Divine Poems. Devotions and Prayers.

Mount Vernon, New York, The Peter Pauper Press. n.d. Decorated title page and decoration to start of each section. Thin roy8vo. original decorated boards in very good condition apart from slight musty smell. contained in slip case. £15.00


2072. DOUGLAS (George): Tib.

Edinburgh and London, Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier. 1893. New Edition. Frontispiece by Elizabeth Gulland. Head and tail pieces to each chapter. 8vo. original decorated cloth. Prize label on front endpaper. £5.00


5481. DOUGLAS (Norman): Late Harvest.

London, Lindsay Drummond (reprint) 1947. Norman Douglas takes us to Capri, to the oases of the Tunisian desert where he wrote Fountains in the Sand to Syracuse and to the summer islands of Ischia and Ponza. Finally he deals with the period during which he was assistant editor of the English Review and gives us a brief selection from his book reviews of the period...... Thinroy8vo. original rust coloured cloth in worn repaired dustwrapper. price clipped. Help Spastics stamp affixed to front endpaper. £4.00


5472. DOUGLAS (Norman): Old Calabria.

Middx., Peregrine Books, Penguin Books, 1962. First paperback edition. Introduction by John Davenport dated 1955). Double page map of Calabria and Southern Italy back of book. 8vo. original illustrated card wrappers. priced at 12/6 on front cover. Ownership name and town on half title dated 1971. Very good condition. £4.00


5468. DOUGLAS (Norman): Siren Land

London, Martin Secker, 1929 (The New Adelphi Library). Pocket edition. original green cloth, gilt vignette to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine. Binding a little rubbed in places. No inscriptions. £5.00


5487. DOUGLAS (Norman): They Went.

London, Chapman and Hall (second edition) 1920. Cr.8vo. original brown cloth with dark brown lettering to upper cover . Spine faded and worn at top. A few little marks on covers. No dustwrapper. Ownership bookplate pasted on ffep. £5.00


4672. DOUGLAS (Sir G.Bt.): New Border Tales.

London, Walter Scott, n.d. Black and white frontispiece and six further full page illustrations by James Torrence. Decorated title page. 24 pps. publisher's adverts at end of book. Cr.8vo. 284 pages excluding adverts. Beautiful vignette surrounded by flowers, in colour, on cloth cover and gilt blocked title. Gilt and decorated spine. All edges gilt. Sunday School prize presentation certificate pasted on fep dated Christmas 1920. A receipt for 2/6d dated 1927 pasted on verso frontispiece. £10.00


2602. DRINKWATER (John): Preludes 1921-1922.

London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd. 1922. First Edition. Thin cr.8vo. original cloth, spine faded. Ownership name and date on ffep. £5.00


2904. DUDLEY (Ernest): Chance and the Fire Horses. A Story that really happened, taken from Log-Books, Official Documents of the Old London Fire Brigade and Old Firemen's remembrances.

London, Harvill Press, 1972. First Edition. The story of a dog called Chance who attached himself to the fire brigade. 8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. £8.00


5529. DUMAS (Charles Robert) / HEWLETT (Pia): Grandmother's Fairy Tales.

London, William Heinemann, New York, Frederick Stokes, 1915. First Edition. From the French of Charles Robert Dumas by Pia Hewlett. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard, vignette title page, 8 further full page plates each with tissue guard and numerous black and white textual drawings by Maurice Lalau. Small 4to. original green cloth, gilt vignette and gilt title lettering to upper cover and spine. Spine a little dulled and rubbed at bottom Corners slightly bumped. Covers a little marked.No dustwrapper. A very scarce book. £60.00


5420. DUNBAR (Janet): A Prospect of Richmond.

London, Michael Joseph (revised edition) 1979 Richmond upon Thames is a town that is well loved for its significant historical associations, its well preserved natural beauty and architectural features, and its fascinating links with every conceivable aspect of England's cultural heritage. Coloured frontispiece of Henry VII and 31 black and white illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo. original blue cloth very good condition in very good price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


3163. DUNCAN (Ronald): Don Juan.

London, Faber & Faber 1954. First Edition. This play was first produced by E. Martin Browne, with decor by Feliks Topolski on July 13th, 1953, at the Palace Theatre, Bideford as part of the Taw and Torridge Festival. Thin roy8vo. original cloth, edges of covers faded, in worn dustwrapper. Endpapers lightly foxed. Internally very clean. £5.00


5456. DUNLOP (R. O.): Ancient Arundel.

Arundel, West Sussex. S. W. Newton at the foot of the bridge, 1953. First Edition. A Short History of Arundel. 12 photographic plates and ten black and white drawings by the author. Cr.8vo. original illustrated boards in very good condition in protective plastic (removable). No inscriptions. £15.00


1654. DUTTA (Ajit Kumar): Indian Artifacts. Exploring the Traditional Vitality of the Crafts.

India, New Delhi, Cosmo Publications 1987. First Edition. 8 full page colour illustrations. numerous black and white. A very detailed book on Indian crafts. 4to. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Inscription by the author on title page. £25.00


5206. EDGEWORTH (Maria): Harry and Lucy Concluded; being the last part of early lessons.

London, printed for R. Hunter. Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1827. Second Edition corrected. Preface to parents. 4 volumes. Beautifully rebound in quarter bottle green morocco with pale green marbled boards. New sympathetic endpapers. Inscription on fly leaf dated 1844. Some foxing spots to pages. £180.00


4679. EDWARDES (Michael, Editor): A Life of The Buddha. From a Burmese Manuscript.

London, The Folio Society, 1959. Frontispiece and seven further full page drawings on yellow ochre thick paper by T. J. Widdaker. 8vo. leather spine with yellow hessian type cloth boards. Fine condition in very slight worn at top of spine and slightly faded slipcase. £10.00


4467. EDWARDS ( E.M.) and WILSON (M. D.): Horseshoe Hut. Book 2 in Good Luck Series.

London, Macmillan, Good Luck Series, 1955. First Edition. Coloured illustrations by Joan Charleton. thin8vo. (64 pages). original card covers, very good condition. £4.00


584. EDWARDS (E. M.): The Jig-Saw Puzzle and Sam the Scarecrow.

London. Macmillan 1949 Book Corner Stories. Colour Illustrations by Joan Charleton. Square 8vo. 32 pp. original pictorial paper wrappers in perfect condition. £5.00


5098. EDWARDS (E. M.) and WILSON (M. D.): Lucky Stars 1. A supplementary to Book 1 'Snap'. Good Luck Series. A first stage reading scheme for Juniors.

London, Macmillan, n.d. (1950's) Thin8vo. original card covers. very good. £4.00


4465. EDWARDS (E. M.) and WILSON (M. D.): Snap. Book 1 in the Good Luck Series. Basic.

London, Macmillan, The Good Luck Series. 1954 Illustrated in red and black by Joan Charleton. Thin 8vo. (32 pps.) original card covers. Apart from a very few grubby fingermarks, very good. £4.00


5213. EDWARDS (Elwyn Hartley): The Ultimate Horse Book.

London, Dorling Kindersley, (reprint) 1994. Commissioned coloured photography by Bob Langrish. The Ultimate Horse Book is one of the most beautiful books about horses ever produced, featuring over 80 of the world's most important horse breeds. It not only provides information on the breeds, it also gives practical information on how to keep, feed and groom them and how to make sure they are comfortable in their stables. Large, heavy 4to. original white cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5452. EDWARDS (Lionel): Thy Servant The Horse.

London, Country Life Ltd. n.d. (1952) Coloured frontispiece. Profusely illustrated with full page black and white drawings by Lionel Edwards, textual and outline drawings. Some annotations on pages 106,107 & 108 on the points of the horse. Small 4to. original blue cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Not price clipped. Ink 10/6 on top of front free endpaper. No inscriptions. Slight musty smell. £20.00


3600. EGYPTIAN STATE RAILWAYS & TELEGRAPHS.: Audit Instructions Book. For the Guidance of Stations, Train Staff, Pay Clerks and Others.

Cairo, Printing Office of the Administration 1917. Small square 8vo. original boards, cloth spine. Edges and corners worn Lacks rear fly leaf. £10.00


2477. EISENHOWER (Dwight D.): Crusade in Europe.

London, William Heinemann, 1948. First Edition. Black and white illustrations and textual maps. Double page coloured maps. Thick 8vo. original cloth, spine faded, very good condition. No dustwrapper. Endpaper maps. £10.00


5550. ELIOT (Elizabeth): Portrait of a Sport. A History of Steeplechasing.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1957. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 3 full page colour plates. 23 black and white illustrations. Small 4to. original maroon cloth (very slightly marked). Gilt lettering to upper cover. No inscriptions. No dustwrapper. Some foxing spots to endpapers. Book firm and clean. £8.00


5677. ELIZABETH (Charlotte): The Happy Mute: or The Dumb Child's Appeal.

London, Seeley, Burnside and Seeley, 1844. Ninth Edition. Folding frontispiece of the Two Handed, or English Manual Alphabet for the Deaf and Dumb. Text of 48 pages, Explanation and Appendix 5 pages and 36 blank pages. Thin fscap 8vo. contemporary light brown criss-crossed leather with gilt borders. Gilt spine with four raised bands and red leather label. Mottled endpapers and edges. Very scarce. £50.00


5345. ELLERY (D. Robert): Littlehampton. A Pictorial History.

Chichester, Sussex. Phillimore, 1991. Littlehampton has traditionally been considered the ideal Sussex resort for a quiet holiday by the sea. Yet behind this peaceful image lies a working town of port and boat building with a history stretching back to Roman times. All aspects of its history - the port, the village, the early 19th century resort and the more recent residential seaside town - are covered in fascinating detail in the author's very readable narrative. Illustrated mainly from old photographs which bring to life the past of Littlehampton in a way that words cannot. 4to. original blue cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


5581. ELLIOT (Frances): The Italians.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1875. Copyright Edition. Two volumes in one volume. Cr. 8vo. bound in half green calf with mottled board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Spine faded. Bookplate of Maclean of Ardgour. £40.00


5630. ELLIOTT (Frances): Pictures of Old Rome.

Leipzig. Tauchnitz. 1882. Copyright Edition. fcap 8vo. Mottled boards, leather spine, mottled endpapers. Spine little faded and very slight rubbing. Signature and date on half title. £10.00


5585. ELLIS (C. Hamilton): The London Brighton and South Coast Railway.

London, Ian Allan Ltd. 1960. A Mechanical History of the London & Brighton. the London & Croydon, and the London, Brighton and South Coast Railways from 1839 to 1922. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, sketch map of South East corner of England and black and white photographic plates. Roy8vo. original tan cloth in very good condition in slightly worn dustwrapper.No inscriptions. £15.00


5704. EUSTACE (G. W.): Arundel. The Gem of Sussex.

Susssex, printed by Mitchell of Arundel for The Chamber of Commerce Ca. 1964 33 pages. 7 full page black and white illustrations, map of Arundel and district. 32 adverts including inside covers. Information on tours, church services, library, sporting and recreational facilities etc. thin cr.8vo. original picture card covers. In very good condition. £5.00


5244. EVANS (Joan): The Endless Web. John Dickinson & Co. Ltd. 1804-1954.

London, Jonathan Cape. 1955. First Edition. Frontispiece picture of bust of John Dickinson and 49 further black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original red cloth very good. Endpapers have The Dickinson Pedigree and a Map of the Dickinson World Organization. No inscriptions. £10.00


5220. EVANS (Nicholas): The Horse Whisperer.

London, Bantam Press, 1995. First Edition. In the still of a snow covered morning in upstate New York, a girl out riding her horse is hit by a 40 ton truck. Though horribly injured, both 13 year old Grace Maclean and her horse Pilgrim survive, but the impact on their lives and the lives of those who love them is devastating. In a way which none of them first understands their destihy comes to depend upon Pilgrim's. So mutilated and traumatized is he that even the vet who saved his life now wishes he hadn't. Annie Graves, Grace's mother hears about a man in Montana, a 'whisperer' who is said to have the gift of healing horses. At once an epic love story and a gripping adventure, The Horse Whisperer weaves an extraordinary tale of healing and redemption and marks the debut of a stunning new voice in contemporary fiction. 8vo. original maroon cloth find in fine price clipped dustwrapper. Ownership signature and date on ffep. £10.00


3539. EVELYN (John): Diary. A Selection from, edited by Philip Francis.

London, The Folio Society 1963. Frontispiece portrait. and fourteen further illustrations. Roy8vo. original dark blue buckram, gilt motif on upper cover. Spine faded to light blue. Decorated endpapers. Very good condition in slipcase. £12.00


5046. EVELYN (John): Fortuna & New Lyrics.

London, Tom Stacey Limited, 1972. First Edition. Thin 8vo. original green cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. A red ink line has been drawn down through the introduction on the inner flap of the dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £6.00


3851. EWALD ((Alex Charles): Paper and Parchment. Historical Sketches.

London, Ward and Downey 1890. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original grey boards, cloth spine, a little grubby. Fore-edge untrimmed. £15.00


2001. EWING (Juliana Horatia): Jackanapes.

London, SPCK, n.d. (Sixtieth Thousand Ca.1885) Frontispiece and other illustrations by Randolph Caldecott. Thin roy8vo. original picture boards, cloth spine. Inscription on ffep dated 1885. Some foxing spots throughout. £8.00


5649. EWING (Juliana Horatia): Lob Lie-By-The-Fire and Other Tales

London, G. Bell & Sons 1932. The Queen's Treasures Series Coloured frontispiece, illustrated title page and seven further full page coloured plates by Alice B. Woodward. Cr.8vo. original illustrated green cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers and green ribbon marker. £5.00


5266. F. J. HARVEY DARTON: Pilgrims' Tales from 'Tales of the Canterbury Pilgrims'

London,. Wells Gardner Darton & Co. n.d. (1904) Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard (tissue foxed) and three further full page coloured plates, three black and white plates, all by Hugh Thomson. Small Cr.8vo. (6.5 x 5 inches), original decorated boards with picture onlay. Edges and top and bottom of spine a little rubbed. Inscription on ffep dated 1908. Very good condition. £10.00


5639. FAIRLESS (Michael): Stories Told To Children.

London, Duckworth & Co. 1914. First Illustrated Edition by Flora White. Coloured tipped in frontispiece with tissue guard, seven further full page tipped in coloured plates with tissue guards. Text within black border on each page. Roy8vo. original green blind tooled decorated cloth. Decorated spine sunned to brown. No dustwrapper. Gift inscription and date on ffep which has browned. Some light foxing spots in parts of book. £25.00


5691. FALDO (Nick). CONCANNON (Dale): Driven. The Definitive Biography of Nick Faldo.

London, Virgin, 2001. First Edition. Black and white photographic illustrations. Thick roy8vo. original green cloth in fine condition in very good dustwrapper. Not price clipped. No inscriptions. £4.00


4454. FARRER (Frederick W.): The Early Days of Christianity.

London, Cassell & Co. 1894. Popular Edition. Thick cr.8vo. School Prize Binding of full calf, gilt border to both covers and gilt lettering of 'Chatham House, Ramsgate' in centre of upper cover. Fully gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. brown leather label. Slight rubbing to edge of spine. Mottled endpapers and edges. Inner gilt borders. Prize presentation certificate pasted on front endpaper dated Xmas 1898. £35.00


1862. FEILING (Keith): A History of England. From the Coming of the English to 1918.

London, Macmillan 1950. First Edition. 13 coloured maps, some folding. 18 genealogical tables. Very thick roy8vo. original blue buckram, spine a little faded. No dustwrapper. Ownership bookplate and inscribed on ffep by Keith Feiling. £20.00


4704. FENWICK (Kenneth, Editor): Galley Slave, the autobiography of Jean Marteilhe.

London, Folio Society 1957. First Folio Society Edition. 9 full page black and white illustrations. 8vo. original patterned boards with dark blue cloth spine, gilt lettering and illustration. Fine condition in very slightly worn slip case. £6.00


5298. FERGUSON (Ken & Sylvia) Editors: Film Show. With Stars of the Screen in Colour.

London, Purnell, 1964 Sean Connery on both covers, Features on The Beatles, Steve McQueen, Cliff Richard, Sean Connery and many others. 4to. original picture boards (Sean Connery). Lower edge of spine a little worn. £5.00


1831. FERRIER (Neil, Editor): Churchill, The Man of the Century. A Pictorial Biography.

London, 1955. Black and white frontispiece portrait of Churchill on his 79th birthday and numerous other black and white illustrations. 4to. original red cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover, fine condition, in very good dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £15.00


1077. FIELDING (Henry): The Adventures of Joseph Andrews.

London, James Cochrane & Co. 1832. Black and white illustrations by George Cruikshank. Cr.8vo. original half red morocco, panelled spine, mottled boards, endpapers and edges. Light foxing. All illustrations with tissue guards. £25.00


1081. FIELDING (Henry): The History of Amelia.

London, James Cochrane & Co. 1832. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. 2 vols. Cr.8vo. original half red morocco, panelled spine, mottled boards, endpapers and edges. some foxing. British Novelists. £40.00


5136. FINDEN (E, Engraver): Landscape Illustrations of The Novels of the Author of Waverley: with Portraits of the Principal Female Characters.

London, Charles Tilt, 1833. Second Edition. Three volumes. Volume 1 covers: Waverley - 9 engravings; Guy Mannering - 8 engravings; Antiquary - 3 engravings; Rob Roy - 6 engravings; Black Dwarf - 2 engravings; Old Mortality - 4 engravings; Heart of Midlothian - 9 engravings: Volume 2: Bride of Lammermore - 4 engravings; Legend of Montrose - 5 engravings; Ivanhoe - 7 engravings; Monastery - 5 engravings; Abbot - 9 engravings; Kenilworth - 5 engravings; Pirate - 6 engravings: Volume 3: Fortunes of Nigel - 4 engravings: Peveril of the Peak - 6 engravings; Quentin Durward - 5 engravings; St.Roman's Well - 1; Redgauntlet - 6 engravings; Tales of the Crusaders - 2 engravings; Talisman - 1; Woodstock - 5 engravings; Highland Widow - 1; Fair Maid of Perth - 2; Anne of Geirstein - 3; Castle Dangerous - 2: A total of 120 engraved plates each with tissue guard and a page of descriptive text. Cr.8vo. half brown calf, mottled board sides, gilt decorated spine with five raised bands and two leather labels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very slight rubbing to edges of binding and a few pages have foxing spots, but nothing too drastic. Overall condition very good. £200.00


697. FINLAY (Ian): Scottish Crafts.

London, George Harrap. 1948. First Edition. Illustrated colour and black and white. 4to. original cloth, slight fading to top and bottom of spine where dustwrapper torn. £20.00


5255. FITTER (R. S. R.): London's Natural History. (New Naturalist)

London, Readers Union with Collins 1953. 52 colour photographs by Eric Hosking and others. 41 black and white photographs and 12 maps and diagrams. Square roy8vo. original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine very good condition in slightly dusty dustwrapper. £5.00


5486. FITZGERALD (Edward, translator): The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam rendered into English Quatrains.

New York, Walter J. Black, 1942. The Five authorized versions, collated with the originals, edited with introduction and glossary by Gordon S. Haight. Edward FitzGerald and the Rubaiyat by Gordon S. Haight; First version 1859, Omar Khayyam the Astonomer Poet of Persia; Second version 1868, Facsimiles from the Bodleian Manuscript of Omar Khayyam; FitzGerald's Introduction to the Third version, Third version 1872, Fourth version 1879, and Fifth version 1889. Notes to second version. Vocabulary; Comparative Taale of Stanzas in the Five Versions. £6.00


249. FITZGERALD (Paul): Tom the Ferryman

Suffolk, Waveney Books 1975 First Edition. Illustrated in sepia pictures by Richard Morgan. thin4to. original pictorial board covers in slightly worn dustwrapper. £8.00


5280. FLEETWOOD (Rev. John): The Life of Christ and Lives of the Apostles.

Glasgow, Thomas D. Morison. London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton Kent. n.d. The Poeple's Edition. Frontispiece of the Last Supper. Thick8vo. original blue cloth, gilt decorated spine. £5.00


5261. FLEGG (Jim),: Just a Lark

Beckenham, Kent, Croom Helm, 1984. First Edition. Illustrated with drawings by Norman Arlott and photographs by Eric and David Hoskings, both of whom have signed this copy. Anyone interested in the quirks and oddities of birdlife will find this book absorbing and enjoyable reading. Roy8vo. original blue cloth fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. Signed by both Eric and David Hoskings. Inserted loosely are four newspaper cuttings, mainly concerning Eric Hoskings. £10.00


4455. FOWLER (W. Warde): Tales of the Birds.

London, Macmillan, 1903. Black and white frontispiece and 9 full page illustrations by Bryan Hook. Cr.8vo. School Prize Binding of full blue calf (slight fading) gilt border to both upper and lower covers. School name 'Charney Hall' in gilt in centre of upper cover. Gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Mottled edges and endpapers. Presentation inscription on fly leaf dated 1909. £30.00


5183. FOX (Frank): Oceania.

London, A & C Black 1919. (reprint) Coloured frontispiece and ten coloured plates of The Blessed Isles of the Pacific by Norman H. Hardy. 10 coloured plates of Australia by Percy F. S. Spence and ten coloured plates of New Zealand by F. & W. Wright. Folding sketch map of Oceania at back of book. Thick 8vo. original blue cloth with picture onlay of a canoe in the Solomon Islands. Spine a little darkened and corners a little bumped. Inscription on front free endpaper. £25.00


4416. FOX (Michael W.): Understanding Your Cat.

London, Blond & Briggs Ltd. (reprint) 1975. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo. original blue cloth very good in good but grubby dustwrapper. £4.00


5180. FRANCIS (B.): The Isles of the Pacific or, Sketches from the South Seas.

London, Cassell & Co. no date. Black and white frontispiece, vignette title page and numerous textual and full page illustrations throughout. 224 pages. All pages are very browned. Strangely enough the 8 pages of adverts at end of book are not browned, but have foxing spots and the endpapers are clean and not browned. Cr.8vo. blue pictured cloth with 'The World in Pictures' in red panel at top of cover. decorated spine. Binding very good and bright. £5.00


5497. FRANCIS (Clare): Homeland.

London, Macmillan 2004. First Edition. The story takes place after the war in 1946, with soldiers returning home and Polish soldiers refusing to go home. It is the eve of the harshest winter for a hundred years and the country is brought to its knees by blizzards. The realities of post war life prove too harsh for some and a turning point for others. 8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5366. FRANCIS (Dick): To The Hilt.

London, Michael Joseph. 1996. First Edition. 8vo. original black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, fine in fine dustwrapper not price clipped. £5.00


5556. FRANCIS (Francis): Newton Dogvane. A Story of English Country Life.

London, Spencer Blackett, n.d. (Ca.1900) Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard, 2 further full page colour plates, one with half tissue guard and the other with full tissue guard. 8vo. original red cloth with gilt vignette of horse and rider on upper cover with gilt and black lettering. Gilt spine. Bottom of spine and corners worn. Covers a little marked. £25.00


5705. FRANCIS (Mervyn D.): The Booklet of Arundel Castle and Town.

Sussex. Arundel Art Company, (1922) (sixth edition) Contents: 1.The Story of Arundel Castle, The architecture, The paintings, windows and chief objects of interest in the Castle: II. The Story of the Fitzalan Chapel and Church of St. Nicholas: The architecture of the Chapel and the Church: III. The Story of the Town of Arundel. Illustrated by 42 charming photographic illustrations by W. B. Allison. Cr.8vo. original pictorial card covers in very good condition. £5.00


5367. FRANCOME (John) & MACGREGOR (James): Eavesdropper.

London, Macdonald. 1986. First Edition. 8vo. original black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, fine in fine dustwrapper. John Francome's first fiction book. £15.00


5681. FRANKLIN (Dr. Benjamin): Works consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral and Literary with His Life written by Himself.

London, Scott, Webster and Geary, 1842. Engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette half title. 288 pages. fscap 8vo. original half calf (worn in places) mottled boards, endpapers and edges. Gilt spine with four raised bands and maroon leather label. Book nice and tight. £20.00


4724. FRANKLYN (Julian): Shield and Crest. An Account of the Art and Science of Heraldry.

London, Readers Union, Maggibibbon & Kee, 1961. Illustrated in colour and black and white with shields and crests current in the XXth Century by Norman Manwaring. Foreword by A. C. T. White. 8vo. original blue cloth fine in cellophane wrapper. No inscriptions. £20.00


1169. FRASER (Antonia): Mary Queen of Scots.

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1978. First Abridged Illustrated Edition. Illustrated in colour and black and white. 4to. original cloth, pictorial endpapers. £8.00


3214. FRASER (Maxwell): Surrey.

London, B. T. Batsfod 1975 First Edition. 20 black and white photographic plates. Roy8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


2033. FRENCH (Susan, Editor): Daily Mail Annual for Girls.

London, Daily Mail, n.d. (Ca. 1959) Stories, Articles, Puzzles, etc. fully illustrated. Also contains two colour sections 'Showing your Dog' comprising eight pages in full colour of dogs by David Pratt and ' Ballet of Sleeping Beauty' comprising eight pages in full colour, by R. Payne. Small 4to. original picture boards very good condition in slightly worn dustwrapper. Patterned endpapers. £10.00


5725. FRIEL (Ian) and FARDELL (Rebecca): Littlehampton. The Archive Photographs Series.

Gloucestershire, The Chalford Publishing Co. 1998. This book contains ovesr 200 fascinating photographs illustrating the social history of Littlehampton, drawn entirely from the Littlehampton museum collection.They range in date from the 1860's to the 1970's and chronicle the great changes that have taken place in the town during this period. Square 8vo. original pictorial card covers in fine condition. £5.00


1595. FRITH (W. P.): WALLIS (Nevile, Editor): A Victorian Canvas. The Memoirs of W. P. Frith, R.A.

London, Geoffrey Bles, 1957. First Edition. Frontispiece and other black and white plates. Bibliography. 8vo. original cloth in protected dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


3411. FRYER (Percival J.): Insect Pests and Fungus Diseases of Fruit and Hops. A complete manual for growers.

Cambridge, University Press, 1920. First Edition. Beautifully illustrated with colour and black and white plates and numerous textual illustrations. Thick8vo. original cloth, spine a little worn at top and edges rubbed. Stamp on ffep 'Experimental & Research Station'. £25.00


5379. GALLICO (Paul): Coronation. A Novel.

London, William Heinemann, 1962. First Edition. Paul Gallico has recorded the pageantry and the emotion of the Coronation in 1953 and combined it with the tenderest love story he has ever written, a story of the love of millions of Englishmen for their young Queen. The Romance of this chivzalrousd and almost medieval love that swept the country that year is told through the medium of a simple North Country family. Cr.8vo. orignal navy blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, very good condition in slightly worn dustwrapper. £5.00


2025. GALSWORTHY (John): Awakening.

London, Wm. Heinemann nd. (1920) Coloured frontispiece and numerous colour and black and white drawings by R. H. Sauter. Small 4to. original boards, gilt lettering and vignette on upper cover. Some staining to covers. No dustwrapper. Picture endpapers. some foxing spots. £5.00


5415. GARDINER (Juliet): The 1940's House.

London, Channel 4 Books. (first reprint) 2000 For Lyn and Michael Hymers, their daughter Kirstie and her sons, Ben and Thomas, the Second World War began more than sixty years after Chamberlain's announcement. For them war broke out on 15th April, 2000, when they left their Yorkshire hometown for a 1930's semi-detached house in West Wickham, Kent, under the skies where the Battle of Britain was fought. In the weeks that the Hymers spent in the 1940.s house, they experienced many different aspects of life on the home front, from the outbreak of war in 1939 through the hardships of rationing and shortages and the relief of VE day.Soon after their arrival they receive an Anderson shelter which they must erect in the garden. Hard on its heels comes a vist from the ARP warden to inspect their blackout. An intriguing look at life during the war. illustrated with colour photographs by Simon Roberts. Small 4to. original red cloth fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. . £5.00


1072. GATHORNE-HARDY (Robert): Garden Flowers.

London, Batsford, 1948. First Edition Thus. 16 coloured plates from the works of Jane Loudon, with an introduction and notes on the plates by Robert Gathorne-Hardy. Thin small 4to. original green boards very good in very good but slightly dusty dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £15.00


5236. GAULT (S. Millar): The Dictionary of Shrubs in Colour.

London, Ebury Press and Michael Joseph in collaboration with The Royal Horticultural Society. 1976. First Edition. This is one of the most comprehensive colour books on the subject of shrubs and their cultivation available to the gardener. With over 500 shrubs illustrated in full colour, you can immediately recognise and plan the plants for your garden. Photographs supplied by Ernest Crowson. Very large 4to. original brown synthetic leather in fine condition in very very slightly worn dustwrapper. Not price clipped. No inscriptions. £15.00


4665. GAUNT (William): The Great Century of British Painting: Hogarth to Turner.

London, Phaidon Press, 1971. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and numerous colour and black and white plates of great paintings. Text is printed on thick yellow paper. Large 4to. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Affixed to the title page is a small label 'Special Edition for Readers Union'. Please note this book weighs over 1.5 kg so postage will be in excess of that quoted by abe. £8.00


2867. GELL (Hon. Mrs. Lyttelton): The Cloud of Witness. A Daily Sequence of Great Thoughts from Many Minds following the Christian Seasons.

London, Henry Frowde. n.d. ((1899). Frontispiece. Prefatory Note by His Grace The Archbishop of Canterbury dated 1891. Each page of red and black printing within a red border. Fcap8vo. original cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt. Slight rubbing to corners and edge of spine. Small wormholes to top of first four pages. All edges red. Blank pages for recording, Weddings, Baptisms, Anniversaries, etc. at rear of book unused. Inscription on verso of frontispiece dated 1899. £10.00


1594. GIBBINGS (Robert): Over the Reefs.

London, Dent. 1948. First Edition. Beautiful wood engravings by the author. 8vo. original red cloth, gilt extra, very good condition in dustwrapper, lacking approx. 1" x half inch at top of spine. Endpaper maps. Name on front free endpaper. £15.00


4332. GIBBON (Edward): The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Verbatim Reprint.

London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co. 1887. The Chandos Classics. 4 volumes in two volumes. Thick 8vo. contemporary half calf, gilt panelled spines with five raised bands and leather labels. Mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Very good condition. Name and address on verso ffep dated March, 1890. Ownership signature top right hand corner of Preface. 'Printing Dept.' Bank of England. £65.00


5189. GILBERT (Henry): the Conquerors of Peru. retold from Prescott's 'Conquest of Peru'.

London, George G. Harrap, no date. Black and white frontispiece and 15 further full page plates by Thomas Maybank. Thick roy8vo. original green decorated cloth. Decorated spine. Some wear to top of spine. Foxing spots to edges and some margins. Inscription dated Christmas 1921. £5.00


4422. GILBERT (John R.): Cats, Cats, Cats, Cats.

London, Paul Hamlyn, (reprint) 1968. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Folio, original blue cloth with drawing of cat in bottom right hand corner of upper cover, very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5383. GILBERT (Martin): Winston Churchill. The Wilderness Years.

London, Macmillan, 1981. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait of Winston Churchill and numerous black and white photographic plates. This is the story - published in association with the ITV series of the same name - of the ten remarkable years up to the Second World War durng which Churchill remained alone and abused in the the political wilderness. Roy8vo. original maroon cloth fine in very good dustwrapper (price clipped). No inscriptions £5.00


3219. GILL (Crispin, Editor): The Countryman's Britain.

Newton Abbot. David & Charles. 1976. First Edition. Vignette title page, black and white photographic plates and textual illustrations. Roy8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


1509. GILL (Evan R.): The Inscriptional Work of Eric Gill. An Inventory.

London, Cassell 1964. First Edition. Preface, 16 black and white plates. Roy8vo. original cloth very good in very good protected dustwrapper. £75.00


4742. GILLINGHAM (D. W.): Unto the Fields.

London, The Country Book Club, 1955. Black and white frontispiece, vignette title page and further illustrations by Harry A. Pettit. 8vo. original green cloth, slight fading to very bottom of covers, otherwise very good in slightly chipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


5466. GILMOUR (John) and WALTERS (Max): Wild Flowers. Botanising in Britain. The New Naturalist.

London, Readers Union, Collins, 1959. With 45 colour photographs, 27 black and white and 3 line drawings. roy8vo. original green cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. No inscriptions. A few foxing spots to half title. £5.00


5645. GLOYNE (S. Roodhouse): John Hunter A Biography

Edinburgh, E. & S. Livingstone Ltd.1950 Unlike his predecessor, Harvey, Hunter made no fundamental discovery but he changed the face of British medicine in the eighteenth century by the development of research in all its branches and he left behind him an abiding proof of his greatness in the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Coloured portrait frontispiece and 16 black and white photographic illustrations. roy8vo. original red cloth almost fine in almost fine dustwrapper. Bookplate on fep. £10.00


2055. GODFREY (Janice): The Best of Camberwick Green Stories.

London, Dean & Son 1973. Illustrated in colour by Peter Adby. Square 4to. original picture boards and endpapers. £6.00


3311. GOETHE: Hermann und Dorthea mit acht Bildern von Arthur Freiherr von Rambergnach den Original Delgemalden photographiet von France Hanfftangl.

Berlin, G. Grote'fche Derlagsbuchhandlung 1877. Each page with text within a red border. Head and tail pieces. Red initial letters. 8 original photographs in sepia. Roy8vo. original red cloth embossed in black and gold. Title in blue lettering within a gold emblem. £75.00


5655. GOETHE (Johann Wolfgang von): Faust. A Drama.

London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd. n.d. Ca.1934 The Photogravure and Colour Series. Translated by Anna Swanwick. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard and seven further full page black and white illustrations by Gilbert James. 8vo. original mottled board sides dark blue cloth spine in very good condition. Gift inscription on fep dated Easter 1934. £20.00


5636. GOLDEN GORSE: Moorland Mousie

London, Country Life Ltd. (Popular Edition reprint) 1937 Frontispiece drawing and 15 further full page drawings by Lionel Edwards. Square 8vo. original green cloth brown lettering to upper cover and spine. No dustwrapper. Light foxing spots to edges and some pages. Ownership signature on ffep. £10.00


5323. GOLDSCHMIDT (Lieut. - Colonel S. G.): Bridle Wise. A Key to Better Hunters - Better Ponies.

London, Country Life(second impression) December 1927. Coloured frontispiece and 25 full page black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Line drawings by Mr. J. McNeill. Photographic plates. 4to. original beige cloth with title in red lettering on upper cover. Covers a little grubby. No dustwrapper. Very slight wear to top and bottom of spine. Ownership bookplate on front free endpaper. £20.00


5450. GOLDSCHMIDT (Lieut.-Col. Sidney G.): Skilled Horsemanship

London, Country Life, 1937. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, and 16 full page drawings by Michael Lyne. Black and white photographic plates and numerous textual drawings. Roy8vo. original dark green cloth with white lettering to upper cover and spine. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £15.00


5663. GOLDSCHMIDT (Lieut.-Colonel S. G.). EDWARDS (Lionel): Bridle Wise. A Key to Better Hunters - Better Ponies.

London, Country Life, 1927. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 25 black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Textual drawings and diagrams. 4to.Beautifully rebound in red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, all edges gilt. Gily spine with five raised bands. Inner dentelles, patterned endpapers. Bookplate of Captain Sir Harold Nutting, Bart of Quenby Hall. Some slight buckling of top of pages where book has been in damp atmosphere. £110.00


2113. GOLDSMITH (Oliver): The Miscellaneous Works.

London, Macmillan 1912. The Globe Edition. Biographical introduction by Professor Masson. Frontispiece. Printed in double columns. 2 pp. publisher's adverts. Cr.8vo. original cloth, gilt. ribbon marker. Ownership signatures on ffep. £5.00


5697. GOLDSMITH (Oliver): The Poetical and Prose Works with Life of Oliver Goldsmith.

London, Thomas Holmes n.d. (19thC) Steel engraving frontispiece with tissue guard, vignette to title page and five further full page steel engravings each with tissue guard. Cr.8vo. contemporary elaborately gilt tooled brown morocco covers and spine. Top of spine worn and corners a little rubbed. All edges gilt. £10.00


5523. GOLDSMITH (Oliver): The Vicar of Wakefield.

London, Suttaby, Evance and Fox, et al. 1813. Black and white engraved frontispiece, and vignette to title page. 2.75 inches by 5 inches. Full leather with gilt border to each cover. gilt spine with black leather label. Mottled endpapers. lacks back free endpaper. Ownership signature on fly leaf dated 1919. £25.00


5461. GOLDSMITH (Oliver) / RACKHAM (Arthur): The Vicar of Wakefield

London, George Harrap & Co. 1929 First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, half title with vignette, vignette and lettering in red to title page. Eleven further full page coloured plates and numerous black and white illustrations in the text. 4to. original dark green cloth with gilt vignette and lettering to upper cover (nice and bright). Gilt lettering to spine which has dulled and spine a little marked. Top edge gilt, fore edge and lower edge foxing spots. Illustrated endpapers. No dustwrapper. Ownership bookplate pasted to front endpaper and gift inscription on front free endpaper. £100.00


5408. GOLDSMITH (Oliver), THOMSON (Hugh): She Stoops to Conquer or The Mistakes of a Night.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. (1912) A beautiful production with tipped in coloured frontispiece, illustrated title page, and 24 further tipped in coloured plates each within a fancy border and numerous black and white drawings. All by Hugh Thomson. Thick 4to. original green cloth patterned in red and gilt. gilt decorated spine. Spine a little faded and slightly worn. Corners slightly bumped. Illustrated endpapers, front free endpaper browned. £55.00


3747. GOMBRICH (E. H.): Art and Scholarship. An Inaugural Lecture.

London, H. K. Lewis for University London College, 1957. 21pages. Roy8vo. original paper covers, slightly defective. Ex Royal Society of Arts Library copy. £8.00


5217. GOODALL (Daphne Machin): Horses of the World

London Country Life Books, 1969. An illustrated survey with over 320 photographs in colour and black and white of breeds of horses and ponies. Foreword by The Duke of Beaufort. Roy8vo. original green cloth very good in slightly creased dustwrapper. No inscriptions £6.00


5607. GOODERS (John): A Day in the Country.

London, Andre Deutsch, 1979. First Edition. illustrated with sketch maps and drawings by David Thelwell. 8vo. original green cloth, fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


4007. GOODSALL (Robert H.): The Arun and Western Rother,

London, Constable, 1962. First Edition. Black and white frontispiece and 56 black and white illustrations from photographs taken by the author. Vignette headpieces to each chapter. 8vo. original black cloth. very good. no dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £10.00


5595. GOSS (John, Collected and Edited by): Daily Express Community Song Book.

London, Daily Express National Community Singing Movement, no date (1927) First Edition. Contains: Words and music for Songs, Rounds and Canon and For The Very Young. 4to. original blue cloth, very slight rubbing to edges. Small gift inscription on front free endpaper. £6.00


5484. GRAHAM (Evelyn): Albert, King of the Belgiums. Submitted to and read by the Adjutant to the Chief of the King's Cabinet in Belgium.

London, Hutchinson, n.d. Coloured frontispiece H.M. King Albert of the Belgiums and 16 black and white photographic plates. Thick roy8vo. original red cloth in good condition. Top of spine a little worn. No dustwrapper. no inscriptions. £7.50


3239. GRAHAME (Kenneth) HAGUE (Michael): The Wind in the Willows.

London, Ariel Books. Methuen Children's Books. 1982. Beautifully illustrated in colour. Frontispiece, vignette title page and many full page and textual illustrations. 4to. original brown cloth, gilt lettering and vignette to upper cover. No dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. £10.00


3662. GRANT (Francis): Oriental Philosophy. The Story of the Teachers of the East.

New York, Dial Press, 1936. First Edition. 8 black and white full page plates. Thick roy8vo. original orange cloth fine. Fore-edge untrimmed. No inscriptions. £20.00


3508. GRAVES ( Robert): Poems. 1938-1945.

London, Cassell & Co. 1946. First Edition. Decorative vignette title page. 40 pages each with a poem. Thin cr.8vo. original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very slight dulling. £15.00


3507. GRAVES (Charles): The Bamboo Grove and Other Poems.

London, Jonathan Cape 1925. First Edition. Decorated title page. Deckled edges. Cr.8vo. board covers, cloth spine. Spine faded and also part of covers, (approx. one third of each cover). Small ownership signature on ffep. £10.00


2590. GRAY (Thos.). GOSSE (Edmund, Editor): Gray Selected Poems. With supplementary notes for the use of schools by Foster Watson.

Oxford, Clarendon Press 1905. Cr.8vo. original grey boards, blue cloth spine. Boards a little grubby and spine faded. Ten pages adverts at end of book. £5.00


5282. GREGORIETTI (Guida): Jewellry Through the Ages.

London, Paul Hamlyn, 1970. Foreword by Erich Steingraber. Translated from the Italian by Helen Lawrence. First Edition. Pictorial title page. Hundreds of illustrations in colour and black and white. Thick large 4to. original smokey blue cloth very good in very good price clipped dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £20.00


4333. GREVILLE (Charles C. F.): The Greville Memoirs. A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 -1852.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1885. Volumes one and two only. Half title. Roy8vo. Half vellum (quite grubby) green cloth sides. Decorated spine. mottled endpapers. Top edge gilt. £50.00


4334. GREVILLE (Charles C. F.): The Greville Memoirs. Third Part. A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1852 - 1860.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1887. 2 volumes. Half title. Preface by Henry Reeve. Roy8vo. half vellum (quite grubby), green cloth sides. Mottled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Ribbon markers. £60.00


5165. GREY (Beryl). GILLARD (David): Beryl Grey. A Biography.

London, W. H. Allen, 1977. First Edition. Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Signature on ffep. Pages slightly browned. £8.00


4185. GRIGSON (Geoffrey, General Editor): About Britain published for the Festival of Britain Office. .

London, Collins, 1951. 11 of the 13 volumes published in this series. All with coloured and black and white plates and maps. West Country: Wessex: Home Counties: East Anglia: Chilterns to Black Country: South Wales and the Marches: North Wales and the Marches: East Midlands and the Peak: Missing Vol. 9 Lancashire and Yorkshire: Missing Vol.10 The Lakes to Tyneside: The Lowlands of Scotland: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland and finally Norther Ireland. Thin 8vo. original picture boards all in dustwrappers. £35.00


5412. GRISHAM (John): Bleachers

London, Century, 2003 First Edition. An unforgettable novel about fleeting youth, high school football, legends and heroes and the many ways boys become men. 8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


3406. GUERBER (H. A.): Myths of the Norsemen. From the Eddas and Sagas.

London, George Harrap. 1929. Coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white full page plates. Vignette title page. 2 pp. adverts. 8vo. original green blind tooled cloth, gilt spine in very good condition. ownership names on endpapers. £15.00


5060. GUERBER (H. A.): Myths of the Norsemen. From the Eddas and Sagas.

London, George Harrap. 1929. Coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white full page plates. Vignette title page. 2 pp. adverts. 8vo. original green blind tooled cloth, gilt spine in very good condition. ownership names on endpapers. £15.00


5062. GUIZOT (Madame): The Young Student or, Ralph and Victor. Translated from the French by Samuel Jackson.

London, David Bogue, 1844. Vignette half title (stained). 3 further full page illustrations. Thickfcap8vo. half morocco, boards. Spine well worn on hinges and top and bottom, but firm. Gilt number on top of spine and verso title page. £10.00


2604. GUTHRIE (Lord): Robert Louis Stevenson. Some Personal Recollections.

Edinburgh, W. Green & Son Ltd. 1924. Frontispiece portrait and other illustrations in black and white. This volume is a reprint of an Edition de Luxe limited to 500 numbered copies published in 1920. Roy8vo. original blue cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to upper cover very good condition. Slight rubbing to spine edge and top and tail. Ownership name and date on ffep. £10.00


5395. HAGGARD (H. Rider): Maiwa's Revenge and Elissa.

London, George Newnes, no date (ca. 1910-20) Newnes Sixpenny Copyright Novels. Two stories about Africa in one volume. Numerous pages of adverts both at front and end of book including publisher's adverts of sixpenny and sevenpenny novels. 8vo. original illustrated paper covers, defective at top of spine with small half inch portion missing from spine edge of front cover. Pages browned but all in good order. £5.00


5103. HAMILTON (Caroline): The British Dolls' House Hobby Directory

Richmond Surrey, LDF Publications, 1992. Alphabetical List of Makers; Product Index; Alphabetical List of Shops; Geographical Index of Makers and Retailers; Museum List. Hundreds of illustrated adverts. 8vo. original red card covers. Very good condition. £4.00


1548. HAMMOND (N. G. L.): The Classical Age of Greece.

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1975. First Edition. Black and white illustrations. roy8vo. original cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. History of Civilization. Name on front free endpaper and Westminster School Library stamp on endpaper. No other library stamps. £12.00


5091. HANDLEY-TAYLOR (Geoffrey): Authors of Wales Today.

London, Eddison Press Ltd. 1972. Publishers of County Authors Today Series. Being a checklist of authors born in Wales together with brief particulars of authors born elsewhere who are currently working or residing in Wales....an Asemblage of more than 600 autors together with addresses and (where applicable) their pseudonyms. 8vo. original red leatherette binding in as new condition. £10.00


5446. HAREWOOD (Lord) and Many Authorities: Flat Racing

London, Seeley Service & Co. 1940. (The Lonsdale Library Volume XXVIII) First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 49 photographic plates. Textual drawings. Very thick 8vo. original buckram, gilt motif to upper cover and spine with git lettering. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £20.00


5342. HARRISON (The Rev. Canon F.): Treasures of Illumination. English Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (c.1250 to 1400)

London, The Studio Ltd. 1937. this edition on hand made paper bound in full natural vellum is Limited to Two Hundred and Fifteen numbered copies of which Two Hundred only are for sale throughout the world. This Copy is number 63. 48 pages of text followed by 24 tipped in coloured plates each with descriptive text. Small folio, natural vellum, spine with five raised bands and gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Gold coloured endpapers. Bound by Zaensdorf. Beautiful condition. contained in broken slip case. £150.00


5453. HART (Frank) (Writer and Illustrator): Everyhorse. A Selection of Studies, Grave & Gay.

London, Country Life Ltd. 1935. First Edition. Black and white frontispiece, illustrated title page, 16 further full page plates, numerous textual illustrations, all by the author. Large 4to. original green cloth, slight bumping to corners but overall very good condition in very worn repaired dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £20.00


5491. HARVEY (Sir Paul ) compiler and editor.: The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature.

Oxford, at the Clarendon Press (reprint) 1955. 6 black and white plates and 8 maps. Cr.8vo. original dark blue cloth, spine rubbed at top and corner bumped. A few marks to covers. Overall good working copy. Ownership signature on fep. £4.00


5290. HASKELL (Arnold L. Editor): The Ballet Annual. A Record and Year Book of the Ballet

London. A & C. Black 1947 First Edition. First Issue. Coloured frontis. and 3 other coloured illust. 4 black and white and 81 illustrations from photographs. Decorations in the text by Daryl Lindsay, William Chappell and Edward W. Robertson. 4to. original cloth, spine a little worn and corners bumped. light foxing to endpapers. £8.00


5099. HATELY (David): Rupert and the Magic Seeds.

Loughborough, Ladybird Books. 1989. First Edition of this adaptation by David Hately from the original story by James Henderson. Coloured illustrations. Cr.8vo. original picture boards as new. Series 896. £4.00


5361. HAUSER (Frank): Dinosaur Days. Poems.

Gloucestershire, printed for Heals Books & Prints by the Whittington Press (second impression) 1976. 15 pages of poems with line illustrations by Peter MacKarell. Stitched into card covers with illustration to upper cover. Inside back cover advertises five books by The Whittington Press and outer back cover gives a short discourse on Frank Hauser. £5.00


2555. HAUTZIG (Esther): A Gift for Mama.

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1981. First Edition. Frontispiece and other full page illustrations by Donna Diamond. 8vo. original cream boards, floral blue spine, slight fading to top and bottom of spine otherwise very good in repaired dustwrapper. Small ink mark on upper cover of d.w. £5.00


2772. HAY (Roy) & SYNGE (Patrick M.).: A Dictionary of Garden Plants in Colour, with House and Greenhouse Plants.

Ebury Press and Michael Joseph, 1976. Over 2000 coloured illustrations of different plants. Thick roy8vo. original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to corners and bottom of spine. Overall condition very good. £10.00


4243. HEATH (Edward): Music. A Joy for Life.

London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1976. First Edition. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Thick 4to. original maroon cloth very good in worn dustwrapper. Inscription by Edward Heath on ffep. dated 14th December 1976. £15.00


3632. HELLYER (A. G. L., Editor): Amateur Gardening Planter's Guide.

London, Collingridge, 1966. First Edition. Illustrated with black and white drawings. roy8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


2984. HENDERSON (Bernard) and CALVERT (C.): Wonder Tales of Many Lands.

London, Phillip Allan 1934. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and seven further full page colour illustrations and numerous black and white drawings by Constance E. Rowlands. Contains sixteen stories. thick 4to. original brown cloth, Illustrated upper cover in black. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. £10.00


2789. HENDERSON (George): Lady Nairne and Her Songs.

Paisley, Alexander Gardner, 1906. Fourth Edition. Frontispiece portrait of Lady Nairne and her Son. Vignette title page of the Auld House of Gask drawn by Lady Nairne. 17 further plates. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, gilt cross and lettering to upper cover, spine faded. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Inscription on ffep dated 23rd May 1907. £15.00


5278. HERBERT (Ivor): Red Rum. Full and extraordinary story of a horse of courage.

London, William Luscombe Publisher Ltd. 1974. First Edition. Black and white illustrated title page. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Roy8vo. original red cloth, gilt lettering and picture on spine, in very good condition in slightly worn dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


4414. HERBERT (Ivor, Advisory Editor): Horse Racing. The complete guide to the world of the Turf.

London, Collins 1980. First Edition. Contains: The Story of Racing: The World of Racing: The World's Great Racecourses. The World's Great Horses and Statistical Glossary. Illustrated, mainly in colour. Folio, original blue cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £20.00


5509. HERBERT (Jane): We Wander in Wessex.

London, Ward Lock & Co. Ltd. (second impression) 1949. Coloured frontispiece and over 150 illustrations in photogravure. Roy8vo. original beige cloth, spine faded to cream. No dustwrapper. Endpaper maps. £5.00


1442. HIBBERT (Christopher): Victoria.

London, Park Lane Press. 1979. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and numerous colour and black and white illustrations throughout. Small 4to. original red cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. No inscriptions. £10.00


4805. HICKIN (Norman E.): The Natural History of an English Forest. The Wild Life of Wyre.

Newton Abbot, Country Book Club, 1972. Black and white illustrations of plants and animals. 8vo. original cream cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5447. HILL (Adrian): Sketching & Painting Out of Doors.

London, Blandford Press (reprint) 1973. Written and illustrated by the author. Coloured frontispiece, ten further colour plates, 33 black and white drawings. Thin 8vo. original picture boards in very good condition. No inscriptions. £4.00


3101. HILL (Helen) and MAXWELL (Violet): The Golden Goat.

London, Blackie & Son. 1935. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, 9 full page black and white illustrations and numerous textual, by the authors. 8vo. original pale blue cloth, spine faded and a little rubbed on edges. No dustwrapper. School prize bookplate pasted on front free endpaper. Overall condition very good. £6.00


4867. HILL-REID (W. S.): John Grant's Journey. A Convict's Story 1803-1811.

London, Heinemann (Uncorrected Proof Copy) 1957. 8vo. original card covers with red lettering on upper cover ' Uncorrected Proof Copy (not for sale)' and title and author in slightly worn dustwrapper designed by Leslie Atkinson. Inserted loosely is a letter from Heinemann's advertising the publication of the book on 30th September. £8.00


2817. HIND (C. Lewis): Romney

London, T. C. & E. C. Jack. n.d. Coloured frontispiece and seven further full page coloured plates. Decorated title page and black and white drawing of Romney at start of chapter 1. Masterpieces in Colour Series. Square 8vo. original boards, picture onlay on upper cover. Base of spine a little worn. £5.00


5218. HISLOP (John): The Brigadier

London, Secker & Warburg, 1973 First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white photographic plates. This is the story of a racehorse, of how he was bred, trained and raced. It is also one of the greatest success stories in British sport. For this horse is Brigadier Gerard, winner of 17 of his 18 starts, holder of two course records, the first English classic winner to be undefeated in 10 or more races in his first two seasons for nearly 90 years.Roy8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper not price clipped. No inscriptions. £8.00


5449. HISLOP (John) and SKEAPING (John): SteepleChasing.

London, Hutchinson, 1951. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, black and white vignette title page, 7 further colour plates by John Skeaping. Numerous textual outline drawings. Roy8vo. original green cloth, very good condition in slightly worn dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. Ownership name and address on front free endpaper. £25.00


5354. HITCHCOCK (Lt.-Colonel F. C.): 'Saddle Up' A guide to Equitation and Stable Management, including hints to instructors.

London, Hurst and Blackett Ltd. (reprint) 1948. Black and white frontispiece of 'Engineer'. Foreword by Sir Frederick Hobday. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photographic plates. 8vo. orignal red cloth, gilt lettering and head of a horse on upper cover. £8.00


5304. HOBSON (Dominic): The Pride of Lucifer. The Unauthorised Biography of a Merchant Bank.

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1990 The story of how, within two years of being floated on the stock market in 1986, Morgan Grenfell Securities had been shut down. Roy8vo. original green cloth, fine in fine not price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


5690. HOLLAND (Anne): Classic Horse Races. Famous moment from the history of the Flat, Steeplechase and Hurdles.

London publised for Marks and Spencers by Macdonald & Co. s1989. First Edition. Introduction by Julian Wilson. Illustrated in full colour with maps of the race courses. Large 4to. original pictured soft covers in very good condition. £4.00


4181. HOME (Gordon): A Sketch Book of Winchester

London A & C Black (reprint) 1950. 23 black and white illustrations of Winchester. First Edition. roy8vo. original boards, decorated paper title label on upper cover. spine very slightly defective and covers a little marked. £6.00


5167. HOME (Gordon): Roman London with a Chronology compiled by Edward Foord.

London, Ernest Benn Ltd. 1926 First Edition. Black and white frontispiece and 19 further full page black and white plates. Numerous drawings, maps and plans. Folding plan of Roman London at end of book. This plan has been crudely repaired in places. 8vo. original cloth, in good condition but top and bottom of spine worn. Ownership signature and date on front pastedown. Signs of sellotape having been put on inner hinge but no longer there. No signs of the reason why. £15.00


3707. HOPE (Ascott R.): In Forest and Jungle, or, Adventures with Wild Beasts.

London, Gall and Inglis, n.d. (early 20thC). Black and white frontispiece and further black and white full page illustrations. 8vo. original pictured cloth, corners a little bumped. Book plate. Endpapers a little 'grubby'. £10.00


5215. HOPE (Lt.Col. C. E. G.) and JACKSON (G.N.) Editors.: The Encyclopedia of The Horse. Every recognised breed of Horse and Pony.

London, Ebury Books and Pelham Books, 1973. First Edition. This handsomely illustrated encyclopedia is designed for everyone interested in horses and horsemanship. It contains photographs of every significant breed and type of horse and pony in the world, together with up to date information, alphabetically arranged, about the evolution, development, distribution and characteristics of the breeds. Equestrian activities in different countries etc. etc. 32 full colour plates and over 300 black and white illustrations, specially commissioned for the book. Thick, heavy 4to. original red cloth fine in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £12.00


2032. HOROWITZ (Caroline): The Young Boy's Book of Play Ideas and Things To Do.

London, Chatto & Windus 1956. For boys between ages 6-10. Contains play ideas for every mood, no special materials required, play in bed games, gifts to make. Simple Language and easy to follow directions. Illustrated throughout in colour. Thin roy8vo. original red cloth, slight fading, very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. £6.00


3735. HOSKING (Eric) with MACDONNELL (Kevin): Eric Hosking's Birds. Fifty Years of Phtographing Wildlife.

London, Pelham Books, 1979. First Edition. Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. Illustrated colour and black and white. Smallfolio, original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Date on ffep. £10.00


3982. HOUSMAN (Laurence): Moonlight and Fairyland.

London, Jonathan Cape, 1978. 15 full page coloured plates by Pauline Martin and decorated initial letters to each chapter start. Small4to. original black cloth, a little marked. No dustwrapper. £10.00


5606. HOWE (Dorothy): the Labrador Retriever.

USA. TFH Publications 1984. With additional chapters by Anna Katherine Nicholson. First Edition. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Roy8vo. original illustrated board covers in fine condition. No inscriptions. £5.00


5219. HRH THE PRINCESS ROYAL with IVOR HERBERT: Riding Through My Life.

London, Pelham Books, 1991. First Edition. Frontispiece of Princess Anne and Prince Charles on horseback. Further photographic illustrations in colour and black and white. This is the Princess Royal's own story of how her sport has benefited her life, from her first tiny pony 'Fum' (the story begins at the age of two) through becoming European Champion in the dangerous sport of three day eventing and on to represent Britain in the Monrtreal Olympic Games, the first British Royal ever picked for an Olympiad. Roy8vo. original blue cloth in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. Not price clipped (£16.99). No inscriptions. £8.00


5532. HUDSON (W. H.): Nature in Downland and An Old Thorn.

London, J. M. Dent & Sons 1934. (reprint). Open Air Library. Edited and with a foreword by Eric Fitch Daglish Frontispiece wood engraving, wood engraving vignette to title page and last page has vignette wood engraving of an owl, by Eric Fitch Daglish. Cr.8vo. original green cloth, spine a little faded. No dustwrapper. Overall condition very good. £10.00


5718. HUDSON, HILLEBRANDT and MORRISH: Barnham and Eastergate Past and Present.

Bognor, West Sussex, T. F. Hudson, 1984. First Edition. black and white illustrations, sketch maps. 8vo. original card covers. Good condition. £5.00


5632. HUGHES (Thomas): Tom Brown's School Days

London, Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.n.d. Sixth Edition. Frontispiece and 3 further full page illustrations by H. M. Brock. Cr.8vo. original dark green blind tooled cloth with gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Slight scuffing to edges. No inscriptions. £4.00


1749. HUNTER (Eileen): Tales of Waybeyond.

London, Andre Deutsch 1979. First Edition. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. Thin8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Inscription on verso ffep. £10.00


3964. HUTCHINGS (Margaret): Toys from Alice in Wonderland.

London, Mills & Boon Ltd. 1979.. First Edition. Illustrated title page, coloured plates, black and white illustrations and hundreds of diagrams and patterns. Small 4to. original cloth very good in very good price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5483. HUXLEY (Elspeth): The Flame Trees of Thika. Memories of an African Childhood.

London, The Reprint Society, 1969. Frontispiece. Cr.8vo. red boards with white cloth spine. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. Ownership signature on ffep £4.00


1660. ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS: An Eightieth Year Tribute to Winston Churchill, Statesman, Historian, Sportsman, Soldier and Orator 1954.

Illustrated London News 1954. Edited by Bruce Ingram. Coloured frontispiece portrait. Decorated title page, 11 further colour plates, 4 gravure plates and numerous other illustrations. In four sections: In Parliament: In War: The Man and Place in History. Folio, original decorated red wrappers. good condition. Name on top of endpapers. £30.00


5615. IRVING (Washington): Tales of a Traveller

New York and London, G. P. Putnam (Buckthorne Edition) 1895. Each page has text within a border designed as is the title page and the covers from drawings by George Wharton Edwards. The initials are from designs by Walter C. Greenough. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard and 13 further full page illustrations each with tissue guard including two by Arthur Rackham in Volume 1. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard and 10 further full page illustrations each with tissue guard includng three by Arthur Rackham in Volume 2. Two volumes, Roy8vo. beautifully bound in white cloth with elaborate gilt and dark green decoration to upper covers and spines. Top edges gilt. Two really lovely volumes. No inscriptions. £125.00


2975. IVINSKAYA (Olga): A Captive of Time. My Years with Pasternak.

London, Collins Harvill, 1978. First English Translation. Translated by Max Hayward. Illustrated with black and white plates. Thick 8vo. original cloth very good in very good price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5341. JACKSON (Mrs. E. Nevill ): Silhouette. Notes and Dictionary.

London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1938. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard and nine further coloured plates each with tissue guard and mounted on brown card. 93 illustrations in monotone. Large 4to. orignal red cloth with silhouette on upper cover. Back cover slightly bubbled at bottom with some water marks. Overall condition very good. No inscriptions. £45.00


391. JACOB (Helen Pierce): A Garland for Gandhi

California, Berkely, Parnassus Press 1968 First Edition. Colour illustrations by Lillian Sader. 4to. original decorated cloth, fine, in good price clipped dustwrapper. £8.00


5357. JAMES (Henry): Roderick Hudson

London, Heron Books. no date Frontispiece portrait of Henry James. Vignette to title page. Cr.8vo. original blue leatherette ornately embellished in gilt to upper cover. Fine condition. No inscriptions. Blue ribbon marker. £4.00


3159. JAMES (Philip): English Book Illustration. 1800-1900.

London, King Penguin Books. 1947. First Edition. Black and white and colour illustrations. Thin Cr.8vo. original pictorial boards. Very good condition. £5.00


4979. JAY (Antony): Elizabeth R. The Role of the Monarchy Today. 40th Anniversary Commemorative Edition.

London, BCA, 1992. Coloured frontispiece and numerous specially commissioned photographs by David Secombe, all in colour. 4to. original dark blue leatherette binding with gilt border and lettering to upper cover. Beautiful condition. No inscriptions. £10.00


4022. JERROLD (Douglas): Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures.

New York, D. Appleton, 1866. Coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations by Charles Keene Printed on pale blue paper. Square 8vo. original half black morocco, mottled board sides, edges and endpapers. gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Binding a little rubbed. £40.00


4161. JESSUP (Ronald F.): Sussex.

London, Methuen (reprinted with corrections) 1957. Based on the original Guide by F. G. Brabant. The Little Guides. Frontispiece and numerous full page illustrations. Folding map (loose). Pocket edition. original red cloth. slight fading to lower section of upper cover and spine. No dustwrapper. £6.00


2603. JOHNSON (Henry): Under the Shadow of St. Pauls. A page from the history of London.

London, The Religious Tract Society 1898. First Edition. Frontispiece and 36 further illustrations, many full page. Cr8vo. original maroon buckram, inset with gilt lettered vignettes. Top and bottom of spine a very trifle rubbed. Overall condition very good. Presentation bookplate on fep. £15.00


5584. JONES (R. V.): Most Secret War. British Scientific Intelligence 1939-1945.

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1978. First Edition. Foreword by the Vicomtesse de Clarens who, then known by the name 'Amniarix' gave ten months' warning of the V-bombardment of London. Illustrated with black and white photographic plates and textual drawings. Thick roy8vo. original pale blue cloth, slightly faded at top of cover and spine but in very good condition in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £20.00


3390. JOWETT (Evelyn M.): A History of Merton and Morden.

Merton and Morden Festival of Britain Local Committee 1951. First Edition. 58 black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original cloth, slightly marked. Overall condition very good. £15.00


3377. JUDD (Alfred): The Luck of the Lennites. A Boy's School Story.

London, Nelson & Sons. n.d. (Ca. 1950's) Black and white frontispiece. Cr.8vo. original red cloth very good in little worn but protected dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5660. JUDGE (Arthur W.): The Modern Motor Engineer, A Practical Work on the Maintenance, Running, Adjustments and Repair of Automobiles of all types and on the Management of Garages.

London, The Caxton Publishing Company Ltd. (reprint) 1953. Fully illustrated. 4 volumes plus volume 5, the loose leave edition first published in 1954, this being the 3rd edition published in 1955. Volume 5 covers Data Sheets and Wiring Diagrams. A really comprehensive work ideal for the automobile fanatic. 4to. original black leatherette £20.00


3160. KAZANTZAKIS (Nikos): A Biography based on his Letters by Helen Kazantzakis.

Oxford, Bruno Cassirer, 1968. First Edition. Translated by Amy Mims. Black and white photographic plates. Very thick 8vo. original green cloth, edges a little rubbed. £10.00


5038. KEATS (John): Poems, Odes, Sonnets

Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press. n.d. Cameo of Keats on title page in green. Thin roy8vo. original decorated cloth boards, very good condition but slight musty smell. Contained in slipcase. £15.00


5150. KENNEDY (Ludovic): In Bed with an Elephant.

London , Bantam Press, 1995 First Edition. A Journey Through Scotland's Past and Present. Ludovic Kennedy writes about the aspects of Scotland that excite him and in particular Scotland's rather stormy relationship with England over the centuries. From the prehistoric settlement of Skara Brae on Orkeny, Kennedy moves to a gripping retelling of the story of the '45 rebellion in which Bonnie Prince Charlie emerges as a less than heroic figure. Other highlights include Boswell's and Johnson's Highland jaunts and the adventures of the Stone of Destiny, its capture by Edward 1 and subsequent recapture from Westminster Abbey by Scottish patriots in 1950. roy8vo. original dark blue cloth in fine condition in fine price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


4991. KENNEDY (Michael): The Halle 1858-1983. A History of the Orchestra.

Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1982. First Edition. Signed and dated by the author. Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original brown leatherette fine in fine unclipped dustwrapper. £15.00


1623. KENNY (John B.): The Complete Book of Pottery Making.

London, Sir Isaac Pitman, 1949. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and three further coloured plates. 20 black and white plates and numerous textual illustrations, made especially for this book by the author. Small thick 4to. original cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Name on endpapers and dustwrapper. £25.00


5716. KERRIDGE (Ronald) & STANDING (Michael): Ferring Past.

Chichester, Phillimore & Co. 1993. First Edition. 1, Before Domesday Book: 2, The Medieval Manor: 3, The Village Community: 4, 17th century Ferring: 5, The Changing Face of the Village. Appendix 1, Methodology for Notional Social Groups. 2, Descent of Ownership/Occupancy. 110 black and white illustraitons. 12 lists of tables. 4to. original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, fine in fine dustwrapper. £8.00


3836. KEYES (Frances Parkinson): Roses in December.

London, Peter Davies, 1960. First Edition. Illustrated with black and white phtographic plates. 8vo. original cloth very good in worn dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £8.00


3742. KHAYYAM Omar: Rubaiyat rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald, followed by Euphranor, a Dialogue of Youth and Salaman and Absal, an allegory translated from the Persian of Jami.

London, Collins, 1967. Frontispiece portrait of Edward Fitzgerald. Introduction by Laurence Housman. fcap8vo. original publisher's leatherette binding. Very good condition. £5.00


5251. KIDD (Jane): Horsemanship in Europe

London J A. Allan 1977 First Edition. Foreword by Col. Sir Mike Ansell. Illustrated black and white plates. 8vo. original cloth in dustwrapper. Fine condition £8.00


4688. KIDDER (J. Edward): Japan Before Buddhism. Ancient People and Places.

London, Readers Union, Thames and Hudson, 1963. Tipped in coloured frontispiece. 108 photographs, 65 line drawings and 7 maps. 8vo. original cloth with gilt motif on upper cover, fine in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4330. KINGSLEY (Charles): Westward Ho! and Hereward the Wake.

London, Macmillan 1890. Two stories in one volume. Printed in double columns. Roy8vo. School prize binding of full red calf, gilt border and coat of arms to upper cover, full gilt panelled spine with five raised bands, leather label. Small crack to upper cover edge of spine of approx. half an inch. Marbled endpapers and edges.Gilt dentelles. Presentation inscription dated Xmas 1900 on flyleaf. £40.00


5579. KINGSLEY (Henry): The Grange Garden. A Romance.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1876. Copyright Edition. The Collection of British Authors. Tauchnitz Edition. Two volumes in 1 volume. Cr.8vo. bound in half green calf with mottled board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Very good condition. Pages becoming a little browned. Bookplate of Maclean of Ardgour. £30.00


4498. KIPLING (Rudyard): A Song of the English.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. Beautifully illustrated with sixteen tipped in colour plates by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated title page and numerous black and white drawings. Roy8vo. original dark blue cloth, gilt lettering and pale green illustration to upper cover and spine. No dustwrapper. Very good condition apart from slight bubbling to top of fep, on which is a very small inscription dated 5.1.21. £75.00


545. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Day's Work

London, Macmillan & co. 1898 First Edition. 2pp. and 16pp. adverts at end dated 15.9.98 8vo. original blue cloth, gilt decorated band at top of cover and spine. gilt spine. Spine little rubbed on edges and top and bottom. Ownership name and dated Oct. 10th 1898. £25.00


4821. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Jungle Books.

London, The Reprint Society, 1955. Two books in one. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian. 8vo. original green cloth, gilt elephant's head on upper cover, very good in very good pictured dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


4245. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Seven Seas and Barrack Room Ballads.

London, Methuen & Co. 1896. Vignette title page. 39 pages of publisher's adverts at end of book dated October 1896, some pages of which have been unopened. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, spine faded and covers slightly marked. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed Ownership signature on ffep. £15.00


5270. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Seven Seas.

London, Methuen and Co. (reprint) 1918. Frontispiece vignette, both frontispiece and title page within a large red decorated border. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth with gilt elephant head on upper cover, gilt decorated spine. Ownership signature and bookplate on front endpaper. Very good condition. 8pps. publisher's adverts at end of book. £4.00


3501. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Seven Seas.

London, Methuen & Co. 1897. (Third edition) Vignette title page 40 pages of publishers advertisements dated November 1896 at end of book. Cr.8vo. original red cloth spine faded. Gilt top, deckled fore-edge. Ownership name on ffep. £10.00


3424. KIRSCHNER (David) and CASCI (David): The Pagemaster Storybook.

USA, Atlanta, Bedrock Press, 1994. First Edition. Based on the screenplay from the story by the above authors. Beautifully illustrated in colour. Large 4to. original picture boards fine in fine dustwrapper. Ownership name on half title. £6.00


165. KOLVIN (Renate): Fairytales and Childrens Stories

London printed by Richard Harden. 1980 First Edition. Illustrated in silhouette by Mary Ransford. 8vo. original decorated cloth in dustwrapper £5.00


5052. KOSSOFF (David). KEEPING (Charles, Illustrator): The Little Book of Sylvanus.

London, Collins, 1975. First Edition. Illustrated by Charles Keeping. 8vo. original cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Small ink mark on lower edge. £5.00


5121. KUSKOVSKAYA (S, compiler): A Picture Book of Riddles

Minsk, Vysheishaya Shkola, 1984 First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, vignette title page and coloured illustration on page with riddle and black and white illustration with answer. Illustrations by L. Polyakova. Over 30 riddles in English. 4 blank pages at end of book for your own riddles. Squazre 8vo. original picture boards in very good condition. £4.00


5004. KYNASTON (David): Cazenove & Co. A History.

London, Batsford, 1991. First Edition. Colourd frontispiece. Further plates in colour and black and white. Very thick roy8vo. Original dark blue leatherette, fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £15.00


3300. LACEY (Robert): Aristocrats.

London, Hutchinson & BBC 1983. First Edition. Illustrated with colour plates and black and white maps. Roy8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4801. LAET (S. J. De): The Low Countries. Ancient People and Places. Volume 5 in the series.

London, Thames & Hudson, (new edition) 1962. With 63 photographs, 32 line drawings, a table and a map. Square 8vo. original brown cloth, gilt extra, fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


3544. LAMB (Charles): Essays. Edited with and introduction by Rosalind Vallance and John Hampden.

London, The Folio Society, 1963. Illustrated with wood engravings by Frank Martin. 8vo. original black cloth, upper cover decorated with gilt borders and designs. gilt spine, red title label. fine condition in slipcase. £10.00


2123. LAMB (Charles): Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who lived about the time of Shakspeare. Including extracts from the Garrick Plays

London, George Bell. 1895. Cr.8vo. original buckram, slight rubbing to edge of spine. 40page Publisher's Catalogue. Signature and date 1897 on fep and signature and date 1997 on ffep. Some pencil annotations. £10.00


5494. LAMB (Charles): The Essays of Elia

London, Odhams Press Ltd. n.d. Frontispiece drawing of Charles Lamb. Cr.8vo. original mottled brown cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Very good condition. Ownership stamp on ffep. £4.00


2518. LAMB (Charles): The Letters of Charles Lamb, newly arranged with additions. Edited with introduction and notes by Alfred Ainger.

London, Macmillan & Co. 1904. Second Edition. Frontispiece portrait. This new issue in the Eversley Series includes all the letters contained in the Edition de Luxe of 1900. But in addition to these I am now able to add about twenty, addressed to John Rickman of the House of Commons and now printed for the first time. Alfred Ainger 1903. 2 vols. Cr.8vo. original maroon cloth, very good condition. Edges foxed. £15.00


3173. LAMB (Charles). AINGER (Alfred): Charles Lamb.

London, Macmillan & Co. (reprint) 1891. Cr.8vo. original maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Small inscription on ffep. Very good condition. £10.00


5537. LAMB (Ruth): Thoughtful Joe and How He Gained His Name.

London, The Religious Tract Society, n.d. (1886) Frontispiece, decorated title page and 11 full page plates and numerous textual drawings on wood by Robert Barnes. Small 4to. original brown cloth with gilt vignette and black and white drawing on upper cover. All edges gilt. Top and bottom of spine a little worn and corners rubbed. Gift inscription on ffep dated 1886. £20.00


2765. LAMOND (Henry): The Sea Trout. A Study in Natural History.

London, Sherratt & Hughes, 1916. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece of a Sea Trout and eight further full page colour plates. 62 figures and a plan of Luss Hatchery. Large 4to. original dark green cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. £85.00


5309. LANE (Edward William): An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians written in Egypt during the years 1833, 34 and 35.

London, Charles Knight, 1837. Partly from notes made during a former visit to that country in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28. Textual illustrations. 2 volumes. Preface, Errata and Addenda at end of each volume. Cr.8vo. original half calf, worn at extremeties and labels a little defective. mottled board sides, also a little rubbed. Mottled endpapers and edges. Both volumes tight and clean internally. No inscriptions. The Library of Entertaining Knowledge. £75.00


816. LANE (Margaret): The Day of the Feast.

London. Hamish Hamilton 1968. First Edition. 8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


2863. LANG (Alice): From Prison to Paradise. A Story of English Peasant Life in 1557.

London, The Religious Tract Society. n.d. (Ca. 1900). Frontispiece, a couple of full page plates and textual illustrations, all in black and white. Cr.8vo. original pictured cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Edges a little browned. School Prize presentation inscription dated 1900. on ffep. £10.00


3371. LATHROP (Dorothy P.): The Skittle Skattle Monkey.

New York, Macmillan & Co. 1945. First Edition. Beautifully illustrated with black and white drawings. Small thin square 8vo. original red cloth with vignette of monkey on upper cover. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. Gift inscription on fep. £8.00


5313. LAWRENCE (T. E.): The Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

London, Jonathan Cape (Third impression) 1935. Trade edition. frontispiece. Numerous illustrations and four maps. Verey thick 4to. original brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and gilt motif to upper cover. Covers a little marked. Inner hinge a little cracked but still firm. Gift inscription in ink on ffep. Not from the author. £20.00


3026. LE GALLIENNE (Richard): The Religion of a Literary Man.

London, Elkin Mathews and John Lane. New York, G. P. Putnam's. 1893. Limited Edition of 250 copies. Title page with black decorated border containing author, title and publishers in red. Half title in red within single black border. Each page contains text in red and black within a border. List of books by Richard Le Gallienne at back of book issued by The Bodly Head, November 1893 (7pp. uncut) and List of Books in Belles Lettres dated September 1893 (15pp. uncut).8vo. bound in light brown cloth, lighter rectangular border with Fleur de Lys at each corner on both covers. Gilt spine, top edge trimmed others deckled. A very nice copy. £60.00


5222. LEITCH (David): God Stand up for Bastards.

London, Andre Deutsch, (second impression) 1973. When David Leitch was seven days old, his parents placed an advert in The Daily Express for his adoption. People who answered the advert were invited view him at a hotel in Bloomsbury and he was soon snapped up. After that he saw no more of his mother, Truda, but she is the first of the characters round whom his book is shaped. The book is so delightfully entertaining that one sees its underlying seriousness only at a second glance. It is an exercise in autobiography by someone more interested in other people than himself; and it's that which makes it finally, a moving book as well as an abundantly comic one. 8vo. original green cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Ownership signature and date on ffep. £4.00


2839. LEMAN (Martin): StarCats.

London, Pelham Books 1980. First Edition. Which Zodiac sign is your cat?. Each of the twelve signs has its own special characteristics, and in the book you will discover all about Star Cats and maybe recognise some of your feline friends amongst them. Roy8vo. original pictorial boards in fine condition. Pictorial endpapers. £6.00


4423. LEMAN (Martin). CARTER (Angela): Comic and Curious Cats.

London, Victor Gollancz, (third impression) 1979. Illustrated title page and 16 full page coloured plates of cats by Martin Leman with letters of the alphabet opposite and rhymes by Angela Carter. Large square 4to. original picture boards. Very good condition. £6.00


5409. LESAGE: The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane.

London printed for Hurst, Robinson and Co. 1822 Translated from the French of Lesage. A New Edition with engravings from paintings by Robert Smirke. 4 volumes. Cr.8vo. half light brown calf with marbled boards, panelled spines with five raised bands, two leather labels, one red, one dark brown. All edges marbled. Bookplate. Some light foxing spots to margins of engravings. A very good set. £120.00


1670. LESLIE (Doris): As the Tree Falls.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1958. First Edition. 8vo. original cloth very good in worn (not torn) protected dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


3441. LESLIE (Emma): The Martyr's Victory. A Tale of Danish England.

London, The Religious Tract Society. n.d. (19thC.) First Edition. Black and white frontispiece (with tissue guard) and other black and white illustrations. 16pp. publisher's catalogue at back of book including many illustrations. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, upper cover beautifully decorated with black and gold picture. Spine dulled and back cover a little marked. Lower corners slightly rubbed. All edges gilt. Inscription on verso ffep dated 1890. £20.00


5172. LETHABY (W. R.): Westminster Abbey & The Kings' Craftsmen. A Study of Mediaeval Building.

London, Duckworth & Co. 1906. First Edition. Frontsipiece of King Richard II with tissue guard. The frontispiece however has had a portion cut off the top of approximately one inch. Vignette to title page. 124 illustrations, including plans. Thick roy8vo. original green buckram, gilt vignette to upper cover, gilt lettering and vignette to spine. Overall condition of binding very good but slight mark to bottom of spine. Top edge gilt. £40.00


477. LETHBRIDGE (K. G.): In Search of Thunder

London, Faber & Faber 1966 First Edition. 8vo. original cloth, in very good dustwrapper. no inscriptions. £10.00


922. LETTS (John F.).: Hardy Heaths and the Heather Garden.

Windlesham, Surrey. John F. Letts. 1966. First Edition. Black and white frontispiece and 18 coloured illustrations. 8vo. original binder's cloth, gilt illustration and lettering to upper cover. Very good condition. To price lists for Heathers loosely inserted covering periods Spring 1968-69 and 199-70. £10.00


4247. LEVER (Charles): St. Patrick's Eve.

London, Chapman & Hall, 1845. First Edition. Frontispiece, illustrated title page and full page and textual illustrations by 'Phiz'. Square 8vo. original blind tooled green cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover and gilt spine. Still relatively visible inscription which somebody has tried to obliterate. All edges gilt. Some foxing and signs of breaks in binding internally. Overall very good. £40.00


29. LEYLAND (Eric): Gale Hits the Headlines

London, Frederick Muller Ltd. 1961 First Edition. Coloured frontispiece. 8vo. original cloth in price clipped dustwrapper (a little worn). £5.00


5216. LITTAUER (Vladimir S.): Common Sense Horsemanship.

New York, D. Van Nostrand Company Inc. Second Edition, 1963. A distinct method of Riding and Schooling Horses and of Learning to Ride. With two chapters by Alexis Wrangel. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Black and white photographic illustrations. Sketches by Berri Chamorel. Folding chart. Roy8vo. original red cloth, gilt vignette of horse and rider on upper cover, fine condition in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £30.00


3772. LITTLE (Bryan): Abbeys and Priories in England and Wales.

London, Batsford, 1979. First Edition. Illustrated in black and white. Small4to. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. £8.00


5641. LLOYD GEORGE (David): War Memoirs

London, Odham Press Ltd. n.d. (1938) New Edition. Black and white frontispiece and numerous photographic illustrations. Maps and textual material. in volume one. 8 pages photographic illustrations at start of volume two. Two volumes. Very thick roy8vo. original blue cloth, volume one is dark blue, volume two is lighter blue. both in good condition. Ownership signature in each volume. £20.00


4838. LOCKER (Thomas): The Boy Who Held Back the Sea.

London, Jonathan Cape, 1987. Adapted from Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates by Mary Mapes Dodge, 1865. Retold by Lenny Hort and illustrated with colour plates of paintings by Thomas Locker. Oblong 4to. original picture boards. Very good condition. £5.00


3660. LOCKHART (J. G.): The Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. 1771-1832.

London, Adam & Charles Black, 1896. New Popular Edition with 17 engravings each with tissue guard. Printed in double columns. Thick roy8vo. original pale cloth covers with title and decoration on upper cover and sage green cloth spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Gift inscription on ffep dated 1904. £15.00


5541. LOFTING (Hugh): The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle being The History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts.

London, Jonathan Cape, 1936. First Omnibus Edition. Contains three stories: The Story of Doctor Dolittle: Doctor Dolittle's Post Office: Doctor Dolittle's Zoo. Illustrated title page, coloured frontispiece to each story and numerous black and white illustrations all by the author. The title of the third story has been coloured in in blue. Thick 8vo. original grey cloth with blue writting on upper cover and spine in very poor but protected dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. No inscriptions. £15.00


5616. LOFTING (Hugh): Travels of Doctor Doolittle, adapted for beginning readers by Al Perkins.

Collins and Harvill, 1968. Coloured illustrations by Philip Wende. roy8vo. original picture boards. very good. £5.00


5518. LONG (William J.): Wood-Folk Comedies. The Play of Wild Animal Life on a Natural Stage.

New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1920. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, 7 further full page coloured plates and numerous textual drawings by Charles Livingstone Bull. Thick roy.8vo. original green cloth, upper cover with green border aqnd gilt lettering and vignette in preserved dustwrapper, which lacks part of spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. £20.00


2377. LONGFELLOW (Henry Wadsworth): Poetical Works.

Oxford, London, Henry Frowde, 1912. Frontispiece portrait. Thick 8vo. original grained morocco, gilt lettering and border to covers. Spine a little faded and rubbed. All edges gilt. £10.00


5256. LONGLEY (Susanna): The Weekend Gardener.

London, Reader's Digest, 1998. First Edition. Beautifully illustrated in colour. Small folio, original picture boards fine in fine dustwrapper. £5.00


5279. LORD MACAULAY: Essays, Historical and Literary. From the Edinburgh Review.

London, Ward Lock & Co. Ltd. n.d. (1900) Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. With a Biographical Introduction illustrated from portraits. 8vo. original bright blue cloth, upper cover lavishly decorated in gilt. Gilt lettering and border to spine. Excellent condition. Prize certificate pasted on front free endpaper from Perth Academy for English dated 1900. £5.00


1174. LORNE (The Right Hon. The Marquis of): Guido ands Lita: A Tale of the Riviera.

London, Macmillan & Co. 1875. Second Edition. Vignette title page, Frontispiece and two other full page plates. Small4to. original cloth, gilt embellished upper cover and spine. Small ink stain on bottom of fly leaf and foxing spots to first few pages. £20.00


5501. LOVRIC (Michelle) Compiler.: A Collection of the World's Greatest Letters.

Oxford, Past Times, 2002 First Editiion. Foreword: Love Letters and Writing About Love: Family Life and Friends: Human Creativity: History: Science and Human Endeavour: Acknowledgements. 8vo. original illustrated boards in almost mint condition in likewise dustwrapper. Red marbled endpapers. Loosely inserted 'Erratum' slip. £10.00


5242. LOWER (Mark Anthony): The Worthies of Sussex: Biographical Sketches of the Most Eminent Natives or Inhabitants of the County, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.

Printed for Subscribers Only 1865 First Edition. Frontispiece, vignette title page both with foxing spots. Loose tissue guard and title page has a crease. Preface with illustration of Font. List of Subscribers. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Some foxing throughout . Also some annotations in ink. Folio, plain green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Corners a little bumped and back cover is a little marked. £50.00


619. LUCAS (E. V.): Out of a Clear Sky. Essays and Fantasies About Birds.

London, Methuen 1928 First Edition. Frontispiece. Smallsquare 8vo. original boards, cloth spine, paper label. New spare paper label at back of book. Name on fly leaf. £10.00


3176. LUCAS-DUBRETON (J.): Samuel Pepys. A Portrait in Miniature.

London, A. M. Philpot Ltd. n.d. Translated from the French by H. F. Stenning. Frontispiece portrait. 4 pp. publisher's adverts at rear of book. Cr8vo. original boards, cloth spine. fore-edge untrimmed. Ownership bookplate on fep. £10.00


5499. LUNN (Arnold): The Italian Lakes and Lakeland Cities.

London, George G. Harrap, 1932. The Kitbag Travel Books. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece of Rezzonico, Lake Como. 16 full page black and white illustrations and folding map at back of book. Cr.8vo. original green cloth, spine and parts of covers faded to beige. Slight wear to top of spine. Foxing spots to top edge. £8.00


5328. LYLE (R. C.): Royal Newmarket

London, Putnam & Co. 1945 First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, 9 full page coloured plates, 32 black and white illustrations and numerous line drawings by Lionel Edwards. Introduction by Adair Dighton. Large 4to. original green cloth in very good condition in torn dustwrapper, large portion from bottom is missing, but preserved in cellophane cover, illustration intact. £40.00


2543. LYND (Robert) 'Y.Y.': Things one Hears.

London, J. M. Dent & Sons, 1945. First Edition. Frontispiece, vignette title page and other wood engravings by Claire Oldham. Thin8vo. original beige cloth, red title label on spine. Monogram on endpapers. Very good condition. £10.00


4381. LYTTON (Earl of): Glenaveril; or, Metamorphoses.

London, John Murray, 1885. First Edition. 2 volumes. Cr.8vo. original boards newly recovered with original spines and endpapers. Very good condition. £25.00


3131. MACAULAY (Lord): Speeches. Corrected by himself.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1866. Printed in double columns. Cr,.8vo. half calf (rubbed in places) gilt panelled spine with five raised bands, black leather label. Mottled board sides, endpapers and edges. Boards rubbed. £15.00


5209. MACBETH (George): The Screens

London, Turret Books, 1967 Six folded card Chinese screens, two blue, two maroon, two tan, each with illustration on left hand fold. small 4to original folding slipcase in parchment, cover darkened in places. Limited Edition of 200 copies of which this is number 35 signed by the author. £25.00


5593. MACDERMOT (E. T.). EDWARDS (Lionel): The Devon and Somerset Staghounds 1907-1936.

London, Collins 1936. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, 8 further colour plates,15 drawings by Lionel Edwards and 17 black and white photographs. Contains: History: The Deer: The Hounds: The Huntsman: The Harbourer: The Secretary: Some Notable Runs and a Bibliography. Small folio, beautifully rebound in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. New sympathetic endpapers. Light foxing spots to edges. A really lovely copy. £125.00


5013. MACDONALD (Angus and Patricia): Above Edinburgh and South-East Scotland.

Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing, 1989. First Edition. Introduction by Neal Ascherson. Poems by Norman MacCaig. Illustrated in colour. Large 4to. original grey cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4988. MACDONALD (Sir J. H A.): Life Jottings of an Old Edinburgh Citizen.

London, Edinburgh, T. N. Foulis, 1915. First Edition. Tipped in frontispiece of Sir John H. A. Macdonald and 25 further tipped in plates. Very thick roy 8vo. blue buckram covers. Ex copy of Belfast Library with their bookplate on front endpaper, number on base of spine and small ink number on verso title page. Publisher's Note pasted in before title page stating that the volume was completed for publication in the Autumn of 1914 but due to the war was withheld. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. £20.00


1803. MACINTOSCH (Miss): Contes Américains. traduit avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par Mme R. Dionis and illustrated with 120 vignettes by E. Bayard.

Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1887. New Editioin. First Series. Jessie Graham, Alice Scott and Hélène Leslie. Cr.8vo. original red cloth gilt decorated, all edges gilt. Publisher's adverts at end of book. £8.00


5610. MACKENZIE (Compton): The North Wind of Love, being Book V of 'The Four Winds of Love'.

London, Chatto & Windus 1944. Authorised War Economy Standard. First Edition. 8vo. original blue cloth, gilt weathervane bottom right hand corner of upper cover and gilt lettering to spine. Bookplate pasted on front endpaper. £4.00


3265. MACKENZIE (Donald A.): Indian Myth and Legend.

London, The Gresham Publishing Co. Ltd. n.d. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard, vignette title page, 7 further full page coloured plates by Warwick Goble and 32 plates in monochrome. Very thick 8vo. original grey weave cloth, upper cover with yellow border and decoration. Lettering in dark brown. Top edge of spine very slightly worn. £45.00


5544. MACKILLOP (Lt.-Col. J.) HUTCHINSON (Horace G.) and The Hon. Douglas CAIRNS: Letters to Young Sportsmen on Hunting, Angling and Shooting.

London, Country Life, 1920 First Edition. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Lionel Edwards. Cr.8vo. original two tone brown cloth, a little marked. Gift inscription dated 1924. £5.00


5689. MADELEY (Richard) and FINNIGAN (Judy): Richard & Judy. The Autobiography.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2002. First Edition. Illustrated with photographic plates in colour and black and white. Royal 8vo. original red cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Not price clipped. No inscriptions. £4.00


5229. MAJOR (Norma): Chequers. The Prime Minister's Country House and Its History.

London, Harper Collins, (reprint) 1996. Coloured frontispiece and numerous specially commissioned colour and black and white photographs by Mark Fiennes. Large 4to. original brown cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Inner hinge of front endpapers cracked. No inscriptions. £8.00


5260. MAKINS (F. K.): The Identification of Trees and Shrubs.

London, Dent & Sons, (Second Edition, fifth impression revised) 1967. How to name any wild or garden tree or shrub likely to be met with in the British Isles with 2,500 diagrams made by the author.Roy8vo. original black cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, fine condition in slightly worn dustwrapper. £5.00


1577. MANDEVILLE (Sir John): The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. The version of the Cotton Manuscript in modern spelling. With three narratives, in illustration of it, from Hakluyt's 'Navigations, Voyages & Discoveries'.

London, Macmillan, 1900. roy8vo. original red cloth, a trifle marked. all edges untrimmed. Library of English Classics. £20.00


5573. MANNING (Henry Edward): Sermons.

London, William Pickering, 1850. Second Edition. Volume the Fourth. 8vo. bound in dark green half morocco with mottled board sides and endpapers. Gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Slight rubbing to edges and top and bottom of spine. Bookplate pasted on front endpaper belonging to The Revd. R. W. H. Acworth, M.A. 9 pages books published by Pickering at back of book. £20.00


5568. MARE (Walter de la) Chosen and Annotated by: Tom Tiddler's Ground. A Book of Poetry for Children.

London, The Bodley Head, 1961. Foreword by Leonard Clark. Vignette illustrations by Margery Gill. 8vo. original blue cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. Ownership name and address on front free endpaper. £5.00


4681. MARE (Walter De La). ARDIZZONE (Edward): Stories from the Bible.

London, The Reprint Society, 1963. Vignette title page and numerous drawings by Edward Ardizzone. 8vo. original red cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


3383. MARRIOTT (Alice): Sequoyah. Leader of the Cherokees.

New York, Random House. 1956. First Edition. Illustrated by Bob Riger. 8vo. original light blue cloth, very good to fine. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. No dustwrapper. £6.00


4910. MARSDEN (Richard): Cotton Spinning: Its Development , Principles and Practice. With an Appendix on Steam Engines and Boilers.

London, George Bell, 1886. Second Edition revised. 101 black and white illustrations including folding plans, etc. Cr.8vo. original green cloth with black lettering within black borders on upper cover. Gilt lettering to spine which has darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Ownership name and address on ffep. Stamps of Darwen Spinning Co. Ltd. 4pages of Technical Works published by George Bell and 14 page catalogue of Bohn's Libraries dated January 1885. £15.00


5139. MARSHALL (Arthur): Life's Rich Pageant. Autobiography.

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1984 First Edition. Black and white photographic illustrations. 8vo. original red cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


76. MARSHALL (Emma): Lady Rosalind. or, Family Feuds.

London, James Nisbet & Co., 1897 Black and white frontispiece. 8vo. original gilt decorated cloth, gilt spine. 8pp. of publisher's adverts. £10.00


5151. MARTEL (Yann): Life of Pi

London, Canongate Books, (6th reprint), 2002 After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue pacific. The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, a zebra(with a broken leg), a female orang-utan, a 450 pound Royal Bengal tiger and Pi, a 16 year old Indian boy. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary pieces of literary fiction of recent years. Life of Pi is a transformative novel, a dazzling work of imagination that will delight and astound readers in equal measure. It is a triumph of storytelling and a tale that will make you believe in God. 8vo. original blue cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. Published price £12.99 £4.00


5385. MARTEL (Yann): Life of Pi. A Novel.

Edinburgh, Canongate Books Ltd. (reprint) 2001. After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg) a female orang-utan, a 450 pound Royal Bengal Tiger and Pi - a 16 year old Indian boy. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary pieces of literary fiction of recent years. 8vo. original dark blue cloth, fine, in fine dustwrapper. £4.00


2805. MASEFIELD (John): Midsummer Night and Other Tales in Verse.

London, Wm. Heinemann, 1928. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover. Spine darkened. Name and date in pencil on ffep. £10.00


5653. MASEFIELD (John): Reynard the Fox or, The Ghost of Heath Run.

London, William Heinemann (reprint) 1922 Thin Cr.8vo. original green cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5617. MASON (A. E. W.): The Drum.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1937. First Edition. Vignette title page. 3 full page illustrations. 8vo. original red cloth, spine dulled and covers a little marked. Inscription on ffep dated June 1942. £5.00


2372. MASSINGHAM (H. J.): Chiltern Country.

London, Batsford, (2nd Edition) 1943-4. Coloured frontispiece, photographs and drawings by Thomas Hennell. 8vo. original cloth, slight 'nick' to top of spine. Endpaper maps. £8.00


5386. MAUPIN (Armistead): Maybe the Moon

London, Bantam Press, 1993. The story of Cadence Roth - Hollywood Actress, singer, iconoclast and former Guinness record holder as the world's shortest woman. All of 31 inches tall, Cady is a true survivor in a town where you can die of encouragement. Roy8vo. original pale grey cloth, fine, in fine dustwrapper. £4.00


5152. MAUPIN (Armistead): Maybe the Moon

London, Bantam Press, 1993. First Edition.The audaciously original chronicle of Cadence Roth - Hollywood actress, singer, iconoclast and former Guinness record holder as the world's shortest woman. All of thirty nine inches tall, Cady is a true survivor in a town where you can die of encouragement. Her early starring role as a lovable elf in an immensely popular American film proved a major disappointment since moviegoers never saw the face behind the stifling rubber suit she was required to wear. Through a series of bracingly frank journal entries, Maupin tracks his spunky heroine across the saffron hazed wasteland of Los Angeles. One day a lanky piano player saunters into Cady's life, unleashing heady new emotions and she finds herself going for broke, shooting the moon with a scheme so harebrained and daring that it might just succeed. 8vo. original pale grey cloth in mint condition in a similar dustwrapper. No inscriptions. Published in London by Bantam Press 1993. ISBN 0 593 02765 5 £5.00


5119. MAXWELL (Gavin): The Rocks Remain.

London, Longmans1963. First Edition. Black and white illustrations. 8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. £8.00


5384. MAYLE (Peter): Toujours Provence

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1991. First Edition. A sequel to 'A Year in Provence'. From vantage points as varied as the Cannes Film Festival, the caves at Chateauneuf-du-Pape and the Menerbes Dog Show, you will see that life in Provence is far from the quiet and uneventful existence suggested by those postcards of empty villagesand picturesque peasants. All kinds of characters are lurking in the lavender; estate agents, a disgraced gendarme, reports from Vogue and, hot of the autoroute and baying for social activity the summer invaders. Black and white illustrations by Kevin Hart. 8vo. original cloth with silver lettering to spine in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. £4.00


2041. MCCULLOCH (Derek): Uncle Mac's Own Story Book.

London, Sampson Low, n.d. (1950's) Ten stories illustrated in colour by various artists. Small 4to. original picture boards very good, cloth spine. Picture endpapers. £10.00


696. McLAREN (Moray) and KERSTING (A. F.): Scotland in Colour.

London, Batsford. 1954 First Edition. Foreword by Sir Compton Mackenzie. 32 coloured illustrations from photographs by A. F. Kersting. 4to. original cloth fine in very good dustwrapper. £15.00


1575. McLEAVE (Hugh): The Last Pharaoh. The Ten Faces of Farouk.

London, Michael Joseph. 1969. Uncorrected proof copy. 8vo. original paper wrappers. Date written in ink on upper cover and name and date on back cover. Very good condition.. £10.00


5378. McPHEE (Nancy): The Bumper Book of Insults.

London, Chancellor Press, reprint, 1996 Containing The Book of Insults Ancient and Modern and The Second Book of Insults. 2 books in one volume. Black and white illustrations. 8vo. original illustrated cream boards. Very good condition. £4.00


5701. McTAGGART (Lt.-Col. M. F.): From Colonel to Subaltern. Some Keys for Horseowners.

London, Country Life, 1928. Coloured frontispiece drawing and profusely illustrated with line drawings by 'The Wag of The Regiment'. Small 4to. original red cloth covers with beige cloth spine. Covrs a little marked. Illustration and title on upper cover. Illustrated endpapers. No dustwrapper. £10.00


5349. McTAGGART (Lieut.-Col. M. F.). EDWARDS (Lionel): Mount and Man. A Key to Better Horsemanship.

London, Country Life 1925. First Editiion. Black and white frontispiece and 26 further plates by Lionel Edwards. Textual drawings. Roy8vo. orignal red cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover. No dustwrapper. Covers a little marked but overall condition very good. No inscriptions. £15.00


5318. McTAGGART (Lt. Col. M. F.): Stable and Saddle

London, Methuen, 1929. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece of the author on his horse with tissue guard, vignette title page and numerous equestrian drawings by Ludwig Koch. Thick 4to. original blue cloth with gilt vignette to upper cover. Top edge gilt. Some slight marks to cover and corners a trifle bumped, overall very good condition. No inscriptions. £35.00


5623. MEADE (L. T.): The Girls of Kings Royal.

London, W. & R. Chambers 1913. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 7 further full page coloured illustrations by Gordon Browne. Very thick 8vo. original decorated cloth, gilt extra, all edges gilt. Inner hinge cracked and foxing spots throughout. £5.00


5375. MEERSCH (Maxence Van Der): Invasion '14.

London, Constable & Co. Ltd. 1937. First Edition. Translated by Gerard Hopkins. 8vo. original red cloth, very good. No inscriptions. £20.00


2036. MELZACK (Ronald): The Day Tuk Became a Hunter and Other Eskimo Stories.

Canada, Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Ltd. 1967. First Edition. Illustrated in colour by Carol Jones. Roy8vo. original picture cloth very good in very slightly worn dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £10.00


3174. MEREDITH (George): Poems.

Westminster, Archibald Constable, 1902. 2 volumes. Frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard. 8vo. original red blind tooled cloth with gilt vignette to each volume. Spines faded and little marked. Top of spine of volume 2 a little worn. Inscription on endpapers of each volume. £20.00


4415. MERY (Fernand): Just Cats.

London, Souvenir Press, 1957. First English Edition. Translated by John Rosenberg and Elizabeth King. Illustrated with black and white photographic plates 8vo. original cloth, no dustwrapper. Very good condition. No inscriptions. £5.00


5625. MEYNELL (Alice): Poems.

London, Burns & Oates, 1913. (reprint) Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Square 8vo. original cloth very faded in parts and spine. Cover has five line gilt border with gilt title and author. Printed on thick paper with deckled edges. Inscription on fly leaf. A few light foxing spots to endpapers. £5.00


4166. MEYNELL (Esther): Sussex.

London, Robert Hale Ltd. n.d. Frontispiece and 48 black and white illustrations. Folding map at end of book. 8vo. original green cloth. No dustwrapper. £6.00


3339. MILES (Hugh) & SALISBURY (Mike): Kingdom of the Ice Bear. A Portrait of the Arctic.

London, BBC, 1985. First Edition. Beautifully illustrated with coloured photographs and maps. Small 4to. original white cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4020. MILNE (A. A.): Now We Are Six.

London, Methuen, 1927. First Edition. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. 8vo. original maroon cloth, upper cover decorated with gilt border and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin. Gilt vignette of Pooh buying in a tikit on the back cover. Illustrated pink endpapers. Top of spine very slightly faded. Overall condition very good in chipped, spine faded dustwrapper. Top edge gilt. £250.00


108. MILNE (Christopher). LINDLEY (Kenneth, Illustrator): The Windfall

London, Methuen 1985 First Edition. Wood engravings by Kenneth Lindley. thin8vo. original cloth fine in dustwrapper. £10.00


977. MILTON (John): L'Allegro and Il Penseroso.

London, The Scolar Press, 1975. 30 vignette illustrations by Birket Foster. Each page of verse printed in red. roy8vo. original cloth with vignette on both covers, gilt lettering to upper cover. Plastic dustwrapper a little split and price clipped. £20.00


5039. MILTON (John): Poems. including L'Allegro: Il Penseroso: Comus, Lycidas and the complete minor poems.

Mount Vernon, The Peter Pauper Press Vignette on title page. Thin roy8vo. original patterned cloth, same vignette as title page on both upper and lower covers. Very good condition but slight musty smell. Contained in slipcase. £15.00


4190. MINTO (C. S., Introduction and Commentaries by): Victorian and Edwardian Scotland from Old Photographs.

London, Batsford, 1970. First Edition. Black and white photographic plates. Small4to. original cream cloth very good in good dustwrapper (price clipped). Inscription on ffep. £15.00


5352. MITFORD (A. B.): Tales of Old Japan.

London, Macmillan and Co. 1893. (reprint) Black and White Frontispiece with tissue guard (foxing spots to guard). 30 further full page illustrations by various Japanese artists. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, gilt emblem to centre of upper cover. Spine a little sunned. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. A few small foxing spots throughout. £25.00


3082. MITFORD (Mary Russell). THOMSON (Hugh, Illustrator): Our Village.

London, Macmillan & Co. 1893 (reprint) Introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie and one hundred illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Cr.8vo. decorated cloth with gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. All edges gilt. Very good condition. £15.00


4228. MOERIKE (Edward): Mozart on the Way to Prague.

London, Westhouse, 1946. First English Edition. Translated by Walter and Catherine Alison Phillips. Frontispiece and drawings in black and white and some with a little added colour by Suzanne Einzig. Roy8vo. original cloth very good. No dustwrapper. Small remains of cellotape mark on endpaper. £10.00


4379. MOGG (Edward): Paterson's Roads: being an entirely original and accurate description of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales with part of the Roads of Scotland.

London, printed for longmans Rees and others. (Eighteenth Edition) n.d. (1829) Topographical Sketches of the several Cities, Market Towns and remarkable Villages; and Descriptive Accounts of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, the Antiquities, Natural Curiosities and other Remarkable Objects throughout the Kingdom. The whole remodelled, augmented and improved by the addition of numerous new roads and new admeasurements......Together with an Appendix being an accurate description of the direct and principal cross roads communicating with The improved old Passage Ferry across the River Severn between Aust and Beachley, near Chepstow. Seven folding maps (mainly of the South Coast, and one of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire Lakes) at rear of book together with map of the Banks of the Wye as frontispiece to Appendix. Folding map of the Mail Road from London to Holyhead. (foxed) Lacks general map. Thick8vo. Rebound in half tan goatskin, mottled board sides, new endpapers. £95.00


4142. MONTRESSOR (Beni): Cinderella from the Opera by Giacchino Rossini in a vrsion written and illustrated by the above.

London, Collins, 1967. First Edition. Coloured illustrated title page and fourteen full page coloured illustrations by Beni Montressor. Oblong 4to. original red cloth, slight 'wrinkling' to front endpaper. Small illustration on upper cover. £10.00


5056. MOORE (George): Esther Waters.

London, OUP (reprint) 1975 World Classics. fcap8vo. original dark blue cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £5.00


5264. MOORE (Thomas): The Poetical Works.

London, Henry Frowde, 1910. Frontispiece portrait. with tissue guard. Thick 8vo. original binding of maroon morocco, gilt border and lettering to upper cover. Spine faded and a little rubbed. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon marker. Ownership signature on front pastedown and gift inscription on verso portrait. Beautiful and clean internally. £10.00


995. MOORE (Tom). WHITE (Terence de Vere): Tom Moore - The Irish Poet.

London, Hamish Hamilton 1977. First Edition. Black and white photographic illustrations. 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5580. MORLEY (Henry): Of English Literature in The Reign of Queen Victoria, with a glance at the past.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1881. Frontispiece of 40 pp. of facsimile author's signatures and Addenda. Cr.8vo. bound in half green calf with mottled board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands, spine faded to brown. Very good condition. Bookplate of Maclean of Ardgour. £35.00


2844. MORRIS (Desmond): Catlore. The Sequel to Catwatching.

London, Jonathan Cape, (reprint) 1987. Black and white vignette illustrations. 8vo. original cloth very good in fine dustwrapper. Slight browning to edges of pages. £5.00


3241. MORRIS (Desmond): The Naked Ape. A zoologist's study of the human animal.

London, Jonathan Cape 1967. First Edition. 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


2499. MORRISSEY (Dean): Ship of Dreams.

New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1994. First Edition. Coloured title page and full page colour illustrations. Signed by the author. Many of the images featured in this book have been published as limited edition art prints exclusively by Mill Pond Press. This is Dean Morrissey's first book. £10.00


5502. MORTON (Andrew): Diana. Her True Story.

London, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd. 1992. First Edition. This book is just what the title claims; it is based on facts which are published here for the first time. Its illustrations are private photographs which have been made available only for this book. SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR. Roy8vo. original blue cloth in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. Not price clipped. £20.00


5048. MOSELEY (H. N.): Notes by a Naturalist. An Account of Observations made during The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger ...in the years 1872-76.

London, T. Werner Laurie Ltd. (reprint) 1944. Portrait frontispiece, many textual illustrations. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth, spine faded. lacks front free endpaper. Map of the World on rear endpapers. £8.00


4302. MOSS (Rev. R. Waddy): From Malachi to Matthew. Books for Bible Students.

London, Charles H. Kelly, 1893. Cr.8vo. half morocco (rubbed) cloth sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. £8.00


5262. MRS. VALENTIN, (Compiler and Editor): Gems of National Poetry.

London, Frederick Warne & Co. n,d. 19thC. Contains poems from 211 poets. 527 pps. printed in double columns. Nice clear text. Cr.8vo. original maroon calf with gilt borders to covers, gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Lacks leather title, only imprint left. Mottled edges and endpapers. Inscription on fly leaf dated 1910. Some foxing spots to fly leaf and verso ffep, internally exceptionally clean. Beautiful condition. £12.00


5496. MUNRO (John M.) The American University of Beirut, Lebanon.: Arthur Symons. 1865 - 1945.

New York, Twayne Publishers Inc. 1969. Twayne's Englis Author Series. First Edition. The aim of this book is to emphasize Symons' importance as a historical figure and to demonstrate that his writings deserve more sympathetic consideration than they usually receive. Symons development as a writer is traced from its Victorian origins through its Decasdent and Symbolist phases into its late mediocrity. 8vo. original maroon leatherette, gilt lion and lettering to upper cover and spine. Very good condition in poor dustwrapper. £8.00


2218. MYHILL (Henry): Introducing the Channel Islands.

London, Faber & Faber 1964. First Edition. Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original cloth very good in slightly worn price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5492. NAGEL: Nagel's Encyclopedia-Guide Austria.

Geneva, Paris, Munich, Nagel Publishers (4th edition) 1970. 640 pages, 6 maps and plans in colour. 18 plans in black and white. Endpaper map. Cr.8vo. original red cloth in very good condition. Red ribbon marker. £8.00


5650. NEALE (Rev. J. M.): Theodora Phranza or The Fall of Constantinople

London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, reprint, 1903 Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard and two further full page coloured plates. Thick Cr.8vo. original red pictured cloth in very good condition. No inscriptions. No dustwrapper. £5.00


2022. NESBIT (Z. A. R.): Twinkle Tail Stories.

London, Thos. Nelson. n.d. Coloured frontispiece and six further full page coloured plates, textual illustrations in black and white, all by A. Scott Rankin. Square 8vo. original cloth with picture onlay, slightly defective. Lacks front free endpaper. £5.00


3668. NETTLES (John): Bergerac's Jersey.

London, BBC 1988. First Edition. Coloured photographs by Kim Sayer, Etchings by Michael Richecoeur. Small 4to. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Endpaper maps. £10.00


5019. NEW (Anthony): A Guide to the Abbeys of Scotland with priories and collegiate churches.

London, Constable, 1988. First Edition. Double page map, black and white illustrations and layout plans. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


5598. NICHOLAS (Anna Katherine): The Book of the Labrador Retriever

USA, TFH Publications Inc. Ltd., 1983 First Edition. Covers the origin and development of the Labrador Retriever, Labrador Kennels in the USA and Canada, Standards, Breeding, Selecting your puppy, Caring and showing, Obedience and Working Labradors, Veterinary Corner. Fully illustrated in black and white with five sections each containing 16 coloured plates. Thick heavy quarto, original picture boards in almost new condition. No inscriptions. £10.00


5333. NICHOLS (Beverley): A Book of Old Ballads.

London, Hutchinson & Co. 1934. First Edition. Bound in the rare binding of brown suede with gilt lettering and vignette to upper cover. Coloured frontispiece and 15 further full page colour plates by H. M. Brock. Black and white drawing headpieces. Small folio, beautiful condition binding in protective cellophane cover. Pictured endpapers. Fore-edge deckled. Ownership signature on front free endpaper. £60.00


2982. NICKLESS (Will): Owlglass.

London, John Baker, 1964. First Edition. Frontispiece and numerous other drawings by the author. 8vo. original red cloth very good in very good price clipped dustwrapper. Ownership name on ffep. £10.00


5531. NOAKES (Aubrey): Sportsmen in a Landscape.

London, The Bodley Head, 1954 First Editionl. Coloured frontispiece, 7 full page colour plates and 32 black and white plates. roy8vo. original red cloth, gilt vignette to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine. Spine sightly rubbed top and bottom and small mark on upper cover. No inscription but old price of 2/6 in ink on ffep. £7.50


2838. NOTTRIDGE (Rhoda): Cat Tails. Book of Days. A fluffy and enchanting celebration for feline fanciers.

Coombe Books. n.d. These feline facts and fables are accompanied by a unique collection of cat memorabilia and beautiful illustrations. For every week of the year there is a different story and a space to keep a daily diary alongside the amusing collection of anecdotes. square 4to. original pictorial boards fine in fine dustwrapper. pictorial endpapers, half title and title page. £8.00


3009. O'CASEY (Sean). GREAVES (C. Desmond): Sean O'Casey Politics and Art.

London, Lawrence & Wishart 1979. First Edition. The first ever full length study of Sean O'Casey and his work by a fellow Irish Republican and Socialist, this book places O'Casey's major dramatic writing, as well as his lesser known plays and his famous autobiography, firmly in the political soil both in Ireland and the wider international scene apart fromj which they cannot properly be understood. 8vo. original green cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £10.00


5373. O'CASEY (Sean). GREAVES (C. Desmond): Sean O'Casey Politics and Art.

London, Lawrence & Wishart 1979. First Edition. The first ever full length study of Sean O'Casey and his work by a fellow Irish Republican and Socialist, this book places O'Casey's major dramatic writing, as well as his lesser known plays and his famous autobiography, firmly in the political soil both in Ireland and the wider international scene apart fromj which they cannot properly be understood. 8vo. original green cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £10.00


3007. O'CASEY (Sean). AYLING (Ronald) and DURKAN (Michael J.): Sean O'Casey. A Bibliography.

London, Macmillan Press Ltd. 1978. First Edition. Frontispiece and 8 black and white illustrations. Thick 8vo. original blue cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. £20.00


5401. O'HARA (Mary). TUNNICLIFFE (C. E.): My Friend Flicka

London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, (reprint) 1954 the classic story of a boy and a colt on a ranch in Wyoming. Illustrated with drawings by C. E. Tunnicliffe. 8vo. original red cloth very good in protected dustwrapper. Small name on ffep. Imprint of an amateur pencil drawing of horse's head verso half title. £5.00


5404. OGILVIE (Will H.). EDWARDS (Lionel): Over the Grass

London, Constable, 1925 First Edition. Tipped in coloured frontispiece on brown card and seven further tipped in coloured plates on brown card all by Lionel Edwards. Roy8vo. original dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. No dustwrapper. Ownership bookplate on ffep. Some light foxing spots to edges and very light to pages. Very good condition. £25.00


5640. OLIVER (Marjorie Mary) and DUCAT (Eva): Ponies and Caravans being further adventures from Bunts.

London, Country Life Ltd. 1941. First Edition. Black and white frontispiece, and numerous black and white photographic illustrations. Square 8vo. original green cloth, Title in brown on upper cover and spine. No dustwrapper. Corners slightly rubbed and spine has foxing spots. free endpapers missing. £5.00


2011. OLLIVANT (Alfred): Redcoat Captain. A Story of That Country.

London, John Murray 1907. First Edition. Frontispiece and 17 full page illustrations and textual illustrations all by Graham Robertson. Square 8vo. original cloth, small picture on upper cover and front endpaper. Inscription. Very good condition apart from small stain on lower margin page 64. £10.00


739. OLMSTED (Gideon): The Journal. Facsimile

Washington, Library of Congress 1978 Adventures of a Sea Captain during the American Revolution. Introduction and reading text by Gerard W. Gawalt. Coda by Charles W. Kreidler. Frontispiece portrait. Maps as endpapers. 4to. original cloth, as new in as new slipcase with picture onlay. £20.00


4133. OMAR KHAYYAM: Rubaiyat.

London, John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1907. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with illustrations by Herbert Cole. Vignette half title, frontispiece and seven full page plates, chapter headings and initial letters in black and white. Small square 8vo. original green cloth, gilt decoration to centre of upper cover, gilt spine, top edge gilt. corners a little bumped. 4pp. publisher's adverts at end of book. £10.00


5652. OPIE (Iona and Peter) (Editors): The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes.

Oxford University Press (reprint) 1984. Black and white frontispiece and 23 further full page plates. numerous textual illustrations. Nursery Rhymes are arranged in alphabetical order according to the most prominent word. An Index of notable figures associated with the invention, diffusion, or illustration of nursery rhymes. and Index of first lines.Heavy 8vo. original dark blue cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5575. PALEY (William): Horae Paulinae or The Truth of the Scripture of St. Paul evinced by a comparison of the Epistles which bear his name with The Acts of the Apostles, and with one Another.

London, printed for R. Faulder by B. Taylor and Co. London. 1807. Fifth Edition. 8vo. contemporary tree calf, gilt spine with red leather label. 2 pps. publisher's adverts at end of book. Very good condition. £40.00


4872. PALGRAVE-MOORE (Patrick. T. R., Editor): National Index of Parish Registers. Volume IV South East England. Kent, Surrey and Susex.

London, Society of Genealogists, 1980. First Edition. A Guide to Anglican, Roman Catholic and Noncornformist Registers before 1837, together with information on Marriage Licences, Bishop's Transcripts and Modern Copies. Roy8vo. original orange cloth in fine condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4737. PALMER (Alan): Russia in War and Peace.

London, History Book Club, (1972). Coloured frontispiece, illustrated throughout with colour and black and white illustrations,maps and diagrams. Roy8vo. original blue cloth, gilt vignette to upper cover, fine condition in fine dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. £5.00


5140. PALMER (Svetlana) & WALLIS (Sarah): A War in Words accompanying the major channel four series The First World War.

London, Simon & Schuster, 2003 First Edition. Black and white illustrations. 5 maps. 8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


4421. PARSONS (Alexandra): Amazing Cats.

London, Dorling Kindersley, 1990. First Edition. Coloured photographs by Jerry Young. Small 4to. original picture boards, very good condition. Illustrated endpapers. £4.00


2209. PASTERNAK (Boris): Safe Conduct, An Early Autobiography and Other Works. Translated by Alec Brown. Five Lyric Poems translated by Lydia Pasternak-Slater.

London, Elek, 1959. First English Edition. Frontispiece portrait and three further illustrations. 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £15.00


680. PEACOCK (Thomas Love): Crotchet Castle.

London, The Folio Society, 1964. With an introduction by Kenneth Hopkins. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. 8vo. original mottled boards, gilt cloth spine. Fine condition in very slightly worn slipcase. £15.00


4315. PEAKE (A. S.) and PARSONS (R. G.) (Editors): An Outline of Christianity. The Story of Our Civilization.

London, The Waverley Book Co. Ltd. n.d. 5 volumes. Beautifully illustrated in colour and black and white. Volume 1 contains slip 'This Edition is Specially Prepared for Subscribers'. 4to. Dark blue cloth, fully gilt spines. Small split to top of spine of volume one. Overall condition very good. £25.00


4993. PENLEY (Aaron): Sketching from Nature in Water Colours.

London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin, n.d. (Ca. 1880's) Half title illustrated in colour. Full page illustration of colours used, 13 chromo-lithograph full page plates each with tissue guard. One sketch drawing. The sketch drawing is foxed, the others are not affected except in some cases in the margins. Folio, Prize binding of half red morocco and red cloth with small coat of arms in gilt on upper cover. Marbled endpapers and edges. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Corners very slightly bumped but overall very good condition. No inscriptions. £40.00


5577. PERCY (Thomas): Reliques of Ancient English Poetry compiled of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs and Other Pieces of the Earlier Poets together with some few of later date.

London, printed for F. C. & J. Rivington and Longman Hurst Rees, Orme and Brown, 1812. Three volumes. Cr.8vo. contemporary polished calf with gilt border to each cover, gilt spines with five raised bands and black leather labels. All edges red. Edges of spines worn and beginning to crack. Endpapers and fly leaves very foxed. Bookplates of Sterndale Bennett. Ink signature on each free endpaper. £95.00


5170. PERCY (W. S.): Strolling Through Cottage England.

London, Collins, 1936. (Second impression) Coloured frontispiece of Weobley, Hereford. 3 further full page colour plates. 16 photogravure plates, and line drawings, all by the author. 8vo. original blue cloth, spine very darkened and upper cover a little marked. No inscriptions. £5.00


3937. PERRAULT. FOWLES (John): Cinderella.

London, Jonathan Cape, 1974. First Edition thus. Adapted from Perrault's Cendrillon of 1697 by John Fowles and illustrated with drawings by Sheilah Beckett. Thin 4to. (32pp.). original cloth very good in slightly worn repaired dustwrapper. £15.00


1771. PERRY (David): The Grox and Eugene.

London, Abelard Schuman, 1973. First UK Edition. Coloured illustrations. small square 4to. original red cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. £8.00


3980. PERRY (Haydn): Wave a Wand.

Middlesex, Bookland Publishing Co. n.d. Black and white drawings of fairies, elves, etc. by Geoffrey Heney. Thin small4to. original pictured paper wrappers (spine worn and repaired internally). Covers a little soiled. £10.00


5249. PETERS (Ellis): Brother Cadfael Omnibus. Three Great Mystery Novels in One Volume.

London, Little Brown & Co. Ltd. 2001. (reprint) Originally published as The Third Brother Cadfael Omnibus in 1992 by the same publisher. Contains: The Rose Rent; The Hermit of Eyton Forest; The Raven in the Foregate. Map. larger than normal printing. Thick Cr.8vo. original boards in very good condition in like dustwrapper. £4.00


5350. PETTY (Mary): This Petty Pace. A Book of Drawings.

New York, Alfred A. Knopf. (third printing) 1946. Preface by James Thurber. 8 full page coloured plates and numerous black and white. 4to. original green cloth in very good condition apart from a few slight marks. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4598. PHILLIPS (E. D.): The Mongols. Ancient Peoples and Places.

London, Thames & Hudson, 1969. 19 photographs, 29 line drawings and 3 maps. 8vo. original tan cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover and gilt lettering to spine. Fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


808. PHILLIPS (Stephen): New Poems.

London. John Lane, 1908 First Book Edition, some of the poems having previously appeared in magazines and journals. Cr.8vo. original cloth, upper cover with gilt border, emblem and lettering. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. £10.00


289. PHILLPOTTS, Eden: One Hundred Lyrics

Ernest Benn 1930 First Edition. 8vo. original boards, cloth spine in grubby dustwrapper in protective film. £15.00


2946. PILKINGTON (F. M.): The Three Sorrowful Tales of Erin.

London, The Bodley Head, 1965. First Edition. The Three Sorrowful Tales of Erin contains the three stories of a famous Irish legendary cycle: The Fate of the Children of Tuireann, The Fate of the Children of Lir, and Deirdre and the Sons of Uisue. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Victor Ambrus. 8vo. original cloth very good in very good price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £25.00


5301. PITMAN (Jenny): The Vendetta

London, Macmillan, 2004 (reprint) When Jan Hardy triumphs at Cheltenahm, little does she know that the year ahead will be the most traumatic and exciting of her life..... Jenny Pitman's fourth and most compelling and heart breaking novel yet. Roy8vo. original black cloth very good in fine dustwrapper. no inscriptions. £5.00


1401. PLICKU (Karola): Slovensko vo fotografii.

Osveta 1969. Introduction also in English, German and French. 200 full page plates. Folio, original off white cloth, gilt lettering very good in very good dustwrapper contained in slipcase (a little worn). £15.00


3346. PLUMB (J. H.) and WHELDON (Hugh): Royal Heritage. The Story of Britain's Royal Builders and Collectors.

London, BBC, (reprint) 1977. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Small folio, original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. Inscription on half title. £15.00


5700. POLLARD (Major Hugh B. C.): The Sportsman's Cookery Book.

London, Country Life 1926. First Edition. Vignette title page. Decorated initial letters to the start of each chapter. Square 8vo. original binding of mottled boards with blue cloth spine, a little rubbed around edges. Paper label to upper cover and spine with title. Spine label very browned with small loss to upper right hand corner. £15.00


5522. POPE (Alexander): The Poetical Works.

Paris, Lefevre, 1822. 3 volumes. Frontispiece portrait to volume the first. 16mo. full calf binding. Gilt spines with four raised bands and red leather title labels. Bindings a little rubbed. Bookplate in each volume of Charles Tennyson, elder brother of Alfred Tennyson. £75.00


4000. POTTER (Beatrix): The Tailor of Gloucester. From the original manuscript.

London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1969. Colour illustrations by Beatrix Potter. Small 4to. original pictured boards. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. £8.00


5647. POTTER (F. F. and Joan Barbara) Compilers: An Anthology of English Verse. Book 1 (Senior)

London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. 1938. Contains Nature Poems: Descriptive Poems: Songs and Lyrics: Sea Poems: Narratives Grave and Gay. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Thin 8vo. (80 pages), original green patterned cloth. Top edge and spine edge and spine faded to brown. No inscriptions. £4.00


5363. POWERS (S. F.): The Presence of Grace

London, Gollancz 1956 First Edition. A collection of short stories. 8vo. original cloth in slightly worn dustwrapper. Small ink mark on one page. £20.00


2461. POWICKE (Sir Maurice): The Thirteenth Century 1216-1307.

Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1953. First Edition. Very thick 8vo. original black cloth very good condition. No dustwrapper. Signature and date on ffep. £12.00


4329. PRESCOTT (William H.): History of the Conquest of Mexico with a preliminary view of the Ancient Civilization and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes.

London, Bickers & Son, 1878. New and Revised Edition with author's latest corrections and additions edited by John Foster Kirk. With two maps and a facsimile signature of Cortes. Roy8vo. original full calf, gilt border and shield on upper cover. Fully gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Leather label. Mottled endpapers and edges. Slight wear to back cover and upper cover is a little faded at the top. £45.00


5346. PRIDEAUX (Humphrey): The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations from the Declension of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah to the Time of Christ.

Oxford at the University Press, 1851. 2 Volumes. Volume 1 has five folding maps and one textual illustration. Volume 2 has three folding maps. Thick 8vo. original brown calf, thick covers with blind tooled designs 5to both covers. Gilt decorated spines with five raised bands and two leather labels, one maroon and one green. Binding tight and firm but some scuffing. All edges red. Mottled endpapers. Gift inscription on fly leaf dated 1866. £75.00


5368. PRIESTLEY (J. B.): Jenny Villiers. A Story of the Theatre.

London, William Heinemann. 1947. First Edition. Vignette chapter headings by Elaine Hancock.8vo. original blue cloth, silver masks on upper cover. £10.00


5197. PROTHEROE (Ernest): New Illustrated Natural History of the World.

London, George Routledge, no date Coloured frontispiece of a Tiger and 23 further coloured plates showing 72 figures. Nearly 300 photographs direct from nature chiefly by W. S. Berridge. Thick roy8vo. original green cloth with large gilt picture of monkey on upper cover, gilt lettering to spine. Very good condition. Ownership signature on front free endpaper 'Christmas 1938) £10.00


5162. PTAK (Andrew): The Ballet Book. A Young Dancer's Guide.

Toronto, Key Porter Books. 1987 Black and white illustrations, some showing ballet positions and exercises for elementary school students. Roy8vo. original cloth very good in slightly nicked dustwrapper. £8.00


5574. PUSEY (Rev. E. B., D.D.): Sermons preached before the University of Oxford between A.D.1859-1872.

Sold by James Parker and Co. Oxford and Rivingtons , London, Oxford and Cambridge, 1872. Three volumes. Bound in dark green morocco with mottled board sides and endpapers. List of works, sermons, &c by the author at the end of the book. Bookplate of Rev. R. W. H. Acworth, M.A. pasted on front endpaper. Very good condition.Signature on fly leaf. £75.00


5393. QUILLER-COUCH (Mabel): Kitty Trenire

London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. n.d.(1920) Coloured frontispiece. Cr.8vo. original decorated pale green cloth in very good condition. Ownership name and address on endpaper. Some foxing especially on the fore-edge. 5 pages publisher's adverts at end of book. £4.50


106. RABELAIS (Francis). HEATH ROBINSON (Illustrator): The Works.

London, Navarre Society 1931 Complete in one volume. Frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. Thick8vo. original red cloth, a little marked, gilt top. £10.00


4669. RADFORD (Beatrice): The Bell in the Forest. A Story for Children.

London, SPCK, n.d. Black and white frontispiece. Cr.8vo. original pictured boards, with black lettering to upper cover and spine. A trifle marked. £6.00


5055. RAI MANOHAR LALL BAHADUR: India Past and Present.

India (1911) Dedication Page. In Commemoration of the Coronation of His Majesty King George V Emperor of India at Delhi on 12th December, 1911. Book of Ancient India 2000 B.C. to 1767 A.D. Modern India 1498 to 1911. Fcap8vo. original maroon cloth, a little 'bubbled' and rubbed. Bookplate of Cairo N.M.C.A. (Anglo American Branch). £8.00


2221. RAPHAEL (Frederic): Byron.

London, Thames and Hudson, 1982. First Edition. 70 black and white illustrations. 8vo. original red cloth, gilt extra, fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


2985. RAYNES (Rozelle): North in a Nutshell.

Lymington, Hants, Nautical Publishing in Assn. with George Harrap. 1968. First Edition. The story of a 1500 mile voyage on the coasts of seven countries to just north of Bergen and thence by air to the Lofoten Islands. Coloured and black and white plates, maps and line drawings. Endpaper maps. 8vo. original cloth fine in repaired dustwrapper. £10.00


1944. REID (J. M.): British Cities and Towns - Glasgow.

London, Batsford, 1956. First Edition. Black and white frontispiece, double page map of Glasgow and 51 further black and white illustrations. 8vo. original orange cloth, gilt spine, covers a little marked in very good dustwrapper. £20.00


2545. REMINGTON (Barbara): Boat.

London, Macdonald & Jane's Publishers Ltd. 1977. First English Edition. Illustrated half title, double page illustrated title page and every page with illustration and 2 lines of text. Illustrated by the author in black and white. Small 4to. original pictured boards. Very good condition. £8.00


5024. RENDELL (Ruth): Inspector Wexford Omnibus.

London, Cresset Editions. 1994. Four novels in one volume, complete and unabridged: A New Lease of Death: The Best Man to Die: Wolf to the Slaughter: Put on by Cunning. Very thick 8vo. original boards same as dustwrapper. Both very good. No inscriptions. £5.00


5023. RENDELL (Ruth): Inspector Wexford Omnibus.

London, Cresset Editions. 1995. Three novels in one volume complete and unabridged. The Speaker of Mandarin: An Unkindness of Ravens: The Veiled One. Very thick 8vo. original boards same as dustwrapper. Both very good. No inscriptions. £5.00


5088. RENIER (Anne): Friendship's Offering. An Essay on the Annuals and Gift Books of the 19th Century.

London, Private Library Associations, 1964. Vignette title page, full page black and white illustrations. from books in the collection of Anne and F. G. Renier. 24 pps. Thin 8vo. original pink card covers. No inscriptions, fine condition. £5.00


5362. RICHARDS (Alan): Woodland Birds

London, A & C Black 1985. Nature in Close Up Series. No. 26. First Edition. Illustrated in Colour. small4to. original pictorial boards. VG £4.00


3555. RICHARDSON (Joanna): The Brownings. A Biography compiled from contemporary sources.

London, The Folio Society,1986. Frontispiece portrait of Robert Browning and nine further illustrations. 8vo. original red cloth ornately decorated in gilt. fine condition in slipcase £10.00


3218. RIDGE (Antonia): The Man Who Painted Roses. The Story of Pierre-Joseph Redouté.

London, Faber & Faber 1974. First Edition. Beautiful coloured frontispiece. thick8vo. original green cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5371. RIMBAUD (Arthur). BLOOM (Harold, Editor): Arthur Rimbaud.

New York, New Haven, PA. Chelsea House Publishers, 1988. First Edition. At the age of 17, the precocious Arthur Rimbaud (1854-91) had written 'The Drunken Boat.' Between 1871-73, he undertook his experiment to disorient the senses, out of which arose the two prose poem collections. Arthur Rimbaud is one of over 200 volumes in the Modern Critical Views. A gathering of a representative selection of the best contemporary criticism of the poets, novelists, essayists and playwrights of the Western World. Roy8vo. original right yellow cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £15.00


1384. RIPPON (Angela): Mark Phillips. The Man and His Horses.

Newton Abbot & London. David & Charles. 1982. First Edition. Profusely illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £10.00


3310. ROBERTS (J. Slingsby): Persephone and Other Poems.

Sussex, Hove, Combridges 1937. First Edition. 8vo. original blue boards, beige cloth spine. very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Inscription from the author on ffep. £40.00


5724. ROBERTS (William J.): Burpham and its Ancient Church

Printed and published by The Authority of the Vicar, Churchwardens and Parochial Church Council of Burpham near Arundel ....1932 With illustrations from old pictures and from photographs specially taken by the author. Cr.8vo. 28 pages. original pictured wrappers. Staples now a bit rusty. Loose in case. £4.00


3698. ROBERTSON (E. T.) and GOODING (E. G. B.): Botany for the Caribbean.

London and Glasgow, Collins 1963. First Edition. Black and white photographic plates and illustrations by Brenda Sutton and E. T. Robertson.8vo. original cloth very good in worn dustwrapper. £10.00


5712. ROBINSON (Eva) and HEWARD (J. S.): Reminiscences of Littlehampton.

Littlehampton, printed by Mitchell & Co. (1933) Frontispiece facsimile map of Littlehampton 1832. Transcripts of the Parish Registers A.D. 1611-1733 by W. H. Challon. Preface by E. Wyndham Hulme. Part I has eight chapters: The Littlehampton Parish Registers: Older Littlehampton: Two Sentimental Journeys: Citizens of Old Littlehampton: Sport in Littlehampton in the 70's and 80's: Surrey House School: Littlehampton Unrivalled 1832. Part II. Parish Registers of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin to 1753 transcribed and Anotated by W. H. Challen, November 1930. Name Index to the Parish Registers: Name Index to the Churchwardens 1635-1753. Appendix: Chronological List of Clergy of the Parish Church, A.D. 1520-1931: Leter from the Freeholders of Littlehampton to the Duke of Norfolk, 1740. Adverts for the publication of four books at the end of book. 4to. original grey boards with blue cloth spine. Slightly grubby but overall very good condition. A scarce book. £25.00


5397. ROBINSON (Peter): Piece of My Heart. A Chief Inspector Banks novel.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2006 A most unusual novel combining a murder in 1969 and one in the present time both of which involve a rock band 'The Mad Hatters'. A most compelling read. Roy8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


4664. ROBINSON (William Albert): Return to the Sea.

London, Peter Davies, 1973. First Edition. Black and white illustrations, chart and map. Errata leaf. Endpaper maps. Roy8vo. dark blue cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £10.00


5591. RONALD (Sir Landon, Editor): News-Chronicle Music for the Home.

London, The News-Chronicle Publications Dept. no date (1932) Frontispiece portrait Landon Ronald. Contains Favourite Songs; Famous Waltzes; Renowned Pianoforte Pieces; Arias from Grand Opera; Cryes of London and Grand Marches. Words and Music Scores. Large 4to. original maroon cloth in very good condition apart from slight rubbing to corenrs. Gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Small gift inscription on front free endpaper. A few pencil annotations written in pencil on some music scores. £10.00


5603. ROSS (Malcolm): Tomorrow's Tide.

London, Piatkus, 1996. First Edition. Another great Cornish story from this talented author in the First World War period. Roy8vo. original red cloth, gilt lettering to the spine, in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5493. ROSSETTI (Dante Gabriel): Poems and Translations 1850-1870 Together with the Prose Story 'Hand and Soul'.

London, Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1926. Frontispiece portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth in not very good condition. Worn top and bottom of spine and covers a little marked. Gilt motif in centre of upper cover. £4.00


5228. ROWSE (A. L.): Windsor Castle in the History of the Nation.

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1974. Of all castles in the world Windsor Castle offers the most familiar image, in outline and roofscape. This book tells the story in the perspective of the history of the nation. It ranges from the Norman Kings who created it to the abdication of Edward VIII in our time. The castle has been the scene of many historic events; King John's residence while negotiating Magna Carta, the arrest of Sir Walter Raleigh on the Terrace; the Army debates and decisions to bring Charles I to trial at the end of the Civil War, and many many more. Illustrated with 16 colour and 80 black and white. Roy8vo. original turquoise cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover, gilt lettering to spine. Very good condition in very good not price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


5540. RSPCA: The Animal World. A Monthly Advocate of Humanity. Volume XXX - 1899.

London, S. W. Partridge & Co. 1899 12 monthly parts from January to December 1899. Frontispiece (repaired), vignette title page and hundreds of black and white illustrations throughout by renowned artists including Louis Wain, Harrison Weir, A.F. Lydon, et al. Folio, Bright blue cloth with gilt lettering and gilt bird on a branch within a border on upper cover. All edges gilt. Top and bottom of spine a little rubbed and both lower corners worn. 2 pages of adverts at front of book and 4 pages at back. Prize inscription in ink on ffep. £60.00


5500. RUSHDIE (Salman): The Satanic Verses.

London, Viking, reprint. Very thick roy8vo. original blue cloth very good in very good, slightly chipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


2974. RUSKIN (John): Selections from the Writings.

Orpington, Kent. George Allen 1899. Second Series 1860-1888. Fourth Edition. Portrait frontispiece of John Ruskin. 8vo. original green cloth, spine slightly rubbed top and bottom and dulled. Ownership name on ffep. £5.00


820. RUSKIN (John): The Art of England and The Pleasures of England.

Orpington, George Allen 1884. Lectures given in Oxford. Both First Editions. 2 volumes in 1. 4to., half dark green morocco, gilt panelled spine, buckram boards. mottled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed £85.00


3476. RUSSELL (John): Paris.

London, Batsford, 1960. First Edition.42 Photographic plates by Brassai. 8vo. original green cloth, gilt spine very good in very slightly worn price clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription on ffep. £10.00


5520. RUSSELL (Lord John): An Essay on The History of the English Government and Constitution from the Reign of Henry VII to the Present Time.

London, Longman Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged. 8vo. half green calf with green cloth boards. Spine has faded to brown and is a little scuffed. Two leather labels. Four raised bands. Ownership signatures on fly leaf, half title and title pages. £30.00


5195. RUSSELL (Sir F. S.) and YONGE (C. M.): The Seas. Our Knowledge of Life in the Sea and How it is Gained.

London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. reprint 1966. Illustrated with 127 plates including 64 in colour and many text drawings. Prefaces to First, Second and Third Editons. Thick Cr.8vo. original blue leatherette, gilt and black lettering and gilt vignette of 'Seahorse' on upper cover. Gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers, all edges speckled blue. Fine condition. No dustwrapper. £6.00


4205. RUTHERFURD (Edward): The Story of the Greatest City on Earth. London, The Novel.

London, Century 1997. First Edition. Five maps, genealogy table. Very thick 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. This book weighs nearly 1.5kg so postage will be in excess of that quoted by abe. £10.00


5601. RUTLEY (C. Bernard). TRESILIAN (Stuart): Wild Life in the Ice and Snow.

London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1943. First Edition. Contents: Liki the Wolf: Miska the Seal: Gogo the Penguin. Illustrated in black and white by Stuart Treslilian. Cr.8vo. original Green illustrated cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5602. RUTLEY (C. Bernard). TRESILIAN (Stuart): Wild Life in the Jungle.

London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1943. First Edition. Contents: Raja the Elephant: Kra the Baboon: Timur the Tiger. Illustrated in black and white by Stuart Treslilian. Cr.8vo. original Orange illustrated cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5552. SABRETACHE: Monarchy and the Chase

London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1948 First Edition. Black and white frontispiece, vignette title page and 15 full page black and white illustrations. Textual illustrations. Roy8vo. original blue cloth, edges a little rubbed, patterned endpapers. Clean and tight internally. £6.50


4616. SAKLATVALA (Beram): The Origins of the English People.

London, The History Book Club, by arrangement with David & Charles, 1969. 14 black and white photographic plates and 3 maps. 8vo. original green cloth, gilt emblem in lower right hand corner of upper cover and gilt lettering to spine. Fine condition. in plastic dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


4526. SALAMAN (Malcolm C.): Old English Mezzotints.

London, The Studio, 1910. First Edition. Edited by Charles Holme. 128 black and white illustrations (some tipped in with tissue guards). Large 4to. original cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover. Top and bottom of spine very slightly rubbed. Top edge gilt. £20.00


5605. SALTEN (Felix): Renni. The Rescuer. A Dog of the Battlefield.

London, The Commodore Press, 1944. First Edition. by the author of 'Bambi', Fifteen Rabbits, etc. Translation by Kenneth C., Kaufman. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Sheila Dunn. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth in good condition. No dustwrapper. The paper and binding of this book conform to the authorised economy standard. £5.00


4157. SANDELL (Elsie M.): Southampton Panorama.

Southampton, G. F. Wilson 1948. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, textual map and drawings and black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original green cloth, spine and part of covers faded. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


4870. SANDERS (Beatrice): John Evelyn and His Times.

Oxford, Pergamon Press, 1970. First Edition. Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original burgundy cloth fine in very good (price clipped) dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


5248. SANDERS (Joan): The Devoted Mistress. A Life of Louise de La Vallière.

London, Longmans 1959. First Edition. Frontispiece Portrait, 7 further black and white illustrations, genealogy table of House of France. 8vo. original red cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5643. SARGENT (George E.): Frank Layton. An Australian Story.

London, The Religious Tract Society, n.d. (1903) Black and white frontispiece and head and tail pieces. Cr.8vo. original blue patterned cloth with gilt block with black lettering on upper cover. Gilt spine in very good condition. Edges have a few foxing spots. Pasted on front endpaper is a presentation certificate from Tottenham Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Movement to a Mrs. Avery. December 1903. £5.00


5451. SASSOON (Seigfried), TSCHIFFELY (A. F.) , EDWARDS (Lionel) and Others: My First Horse.

London, Peter Lunn 1947. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece by Lionel Edwards. Thoughts on Horses and Hunting by Sassoon: A Gaucho in the Pampa by Tschiffely; Granny's Story by Cynthia Asquith; An Artist and His Horse by Edwards; My Welsh Pony by Laurian Jones: I Become a Racehorse Owner by Vic Oliver. Black and white illustrations by Lionel Edwards. Oblong 4to. original beige cloth with gilt vignette to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine, in very good condition, in a little worn price clipped dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. £15.00


1107. SAYWELL (Frederic B.): The Clever Little Tailor, or, Seven at a Blow.

London, Halton & Truscott Smith. n.d. (Ca.1947) 12 beautiful coloured illustrations mounted on grey card by Herbert J. Harvey. Small illustration on title page and decorative border and tailpiece to each page of text. Roy8vo. original patterned boards, vellum spine, spine a little grubby and corners a little worn. Some foxing to endpapers. Inscription on fly leaf dated 1947. £40.00


4266. SCHAPIRO (Meyer): Vincent Van Gogh.

London, Beaverbrook Newspapers. n.d. 16 full colour prints with descriptive text, including cover which is a portrait of the artist (slightly defective at lower corner). Thin folio, original paper covers with cellophane wrapper (defective). Ownership signature on title page. £10.00


2018. SCHMID (Christopher Von): The Basket of Flowers; or, Piety and Truth Triumphant. A Tale for the Young. AND Babes in the Basket or, Daph and her Charge.

London, W. Nicholson. n.d. Engraved frontispiece and head and tail illustrations to The Basket of Flowers, tailpieces to Babes in the Basket. 2 volumes in 1. fcap8vo. (approx. 3.5 x 5 inches). original blind decorated cloth, gilt spine. Sticker in Aid of the 'Jack Cornwell' Ward at the Star & Garter Home pasted on verso frontispiece. A lovely little book in very good condition. £20.00


5608. SCHROEDER (Doris): Walt Disney's Annette and the Mystery at Moonstone Bay.

Wisconsin, USA. Whitman Publishing Company, Authorised Edition. 1962. First Edition. Illustrated title page and illustrated throughout in green by Adam Szwejkowski. Cr.8vo. original illustrated board covers in good condition.. Pages a little browned. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. Bookplate pasted on front endpaper. £4.00


5097. SCHULZ (Charles M.): Snoopy in Springtime.

Knight Books, 1974. Coloured illustrations, thin 8vo. original pictured paper wrappers. Very good condition. £4.00


1938. SCOTT (Job): A Journal of the Life, Travels and Gospel Labours of that Faithful Servant and Minister of Christ Job Scott. with Corrections and Additions.

New York Printed, London, Reprinted for William Phillips 1815. Cr.8vo. full tan morocco, gilt border to covers, gilt panelled spine with four raised bands. Mottled endpapers. Spine edges rubbed and little weak on upper hinge. Bookseller labels on fep and signature on flyleaf. £45.00


3879. SCOTT (Sir Walter): Count Robert of Paris.

London, Adam & Charles Black, 1899. A reprint of the Dryburgh Edition. This is volume XXIV. Frontispiece, vignette title page and 8 illustrations by Gordon Browne.8vo. original dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. £5.00


5583. SCOTT (Sir Walter): The Waverley Novels.

Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black 1867. Copyright Edition Entire. Frontispiece portrait, vignette title pages. Printed in double columns so print very small. 4 volumes. Very thick roy8vo. contemporary half morocco with board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Marbled endpapers and edges. Some very slight rubbing to edges. £60.00


5396. SCOTTOLINE (Lisa): Dead Ringer

London, Macmillan, 2003 First Edition. They say that blood is thicker than water but just how far should you go for a sister. When ace lawyer Bennie Rosato's twin sister returns to Philadelphia, she knows that trouble is on the horizon, for her sister never contacts her with familial love. Meanwhile her colleague Mary DiNunzio persists in bringing in a case that looks more like an Italian wedding than a lawsuit and then a mysterious stranger appears just in time to help Bennie in the fight of her life - for her life. Roy8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


3008. SCRIMGEOUR (James R.): Sean O'Casey.

London, George Prior Publishers. Boston, USA. Twayne Publishers 1978. First Edition. Frontispiece. Twayne's English Authors Series. 8vo. original cloth very good. No dustwrapper. £10.00


5692. SCUDAMORE (Peter): Scu. The Autobiography of a Champion.

London, Headline, 1993. First Edition. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Roy8vo. original red cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


4143. SEDGWICK (S. N.): The British Nature Book. A Complete Handbook and Guide to British Nature Study, embracing the mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, insects, plants etc. in the UK.

London, T. C. & E. C. Jack Ltd. 1931. Vignette title page, 40 plates (some in colour) and numerous drawings. Very thick roy8vo. original pictured cloth. Spine faded and with small tear at top.Inscription on ffep. Weighs approx. 1.5kg so postage will be in excess of that quoted by abe. £10.00


5454. SELLMAN (David) & ARSCOTT (David): Sussex. A Colour Portrait.

Newbury, Countryside Books. 2004. First Edition. Frontispiece Map of Sussex with seven vignette illustrations surrounding. Beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour. Oblong 4to. original picture boards in mint condition in mint dustwrapper. £5.00


5702. SETON (Ernest Thompson): Wild Animals I Have Known.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1899. First Edition. Vignette title page, Textual drawings throughout and full page black and white illustrations by the author. Contains 8 stories. 8vo. original sage green cloth, upper cover decorated with animal heads. Gilt lettered spine. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. £10.00


4003. SEVERN (dAVID): Ponies and Poachers.

London, The Bodley Head, 1947. First Edition. Illustrated by J. Kiddell-Monroe. Cr.8vo. original cloth very good. Pictorial endpapers. Inscription at top of ffep. No dustwrapper. £5.00


5293. SEVERN (Merlyn): Sadler's Wells Ballet at Covent Garden. A Book of Photographs by Merlyn Severn.

London, John Lane, 1947. First Edition. Frontispiece and 80 plates. oblong 4to. original cloth. a little marked and very slight wear to top of spine. £10.00


5026. SEWELL (Anna). Illustrator DOUGLAS RELF.: Black Beauty.

London, Thomas Nelson, n.d. Coloured frontispiece and 8 black and white drawings by Douglas Relf. Cr.8vo. original red cloth (slightly marked) Overall condition very good. £4.00


5382. SEYMOUR (Gerald): Rat Run

London, Bantam Press 2005 First Edition. Signed Copy. All traces of self esteem have been brutally stripped from Malachy Kitchen, an Intelligence officer posted to Iraq. He is accused of cowardice whil on patrol with an infantry platoon ambushed by insurgents. Wod spreads that he ran under hostile fire. In the military family there is no worse crime. Humiliated and broken, kicked out of the army, Malachy sinks into despair. But the mugging of an elderly widow by addicts lights a flame that draws him to fight to regain his lost pride. His target is the network of narcotic traders. Roy8vo. original black cloth gilt lettering to spine, fine condition in very good dustwrapper. £5.00


3884. SHAKESPEARE: The Leopold Shakspere. The Poets Works in Chronological Order from the text of Professor Delius......

London, Cassell & Co. n.d. (19thC) Frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations, decorated initial letters and headpieces. Very thick 8vo. origianl brown cloth gilt extra, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers. Spine a little rubbed and corners bumped. Some foxing. £10.00


5005. SHAKESPEARE (William): The Works. The Henry Irving Edition.

London, Blackie & Son, 1888 - 1890. Edited by Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall. With numerous illustrations by Gordon Browne. Frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard. Textual illustrations. 7 volumes. Royal 8vo. original brown cloth with gilt vignette and facsimile signature in gilt of William Shakespeare on upper cover. Gilt tops. Very slight rubbing to bindings. Volume 7 is a lighter brown than the other six volumes. Ownership bookplate on each front endpaper. £65.00


5370. SHAW (Bernard): Sixteen Self Sketches.

London, Constable 1949. First Standard Edition. Black and white frontispiece and 22 sepia illustrations. 8vo. original red cloth. No dustwrapper. Very good condition. £8.00


61. SHAW (Bernard): The Apple Cart. A Political Extravaganza.

London, Constable & Co. 1930 First Edition. Crown 8vo. original cloth. £10.00


5365. SHAW (Bernard). WINSTEN (S.): Days with Bernard Shaw

London, Hutchinson n.d. (1948) First Edition. Illustrated black and white plates. roy8vo. original red cloth in very good condition in slightly chipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5470. SHAW (Rebecca): Country Passions

London, Orion Publishing, 2004. First Edition. Roy8vo. original dark blue cloth in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. Not price clipped. No inscriptions. £5.00


1639. SHEARMAN (Montague).: The Montague Shearman Collection of French and English Paintings.

London, The Redfern Gallery Ltd. 1940. Introduction by St. John Hutchinson. 5 Coloured tipped in plates and 3 black and white by Old Masters. 54pp. Large 4to. original grey card wrappers. Fine condition. £20.00


5600. SHELDRAKE (Rupert): Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home., and Other Unexplained Powers of Animals.

London, Hutchinsons, 1999. First Edition. Preface, Introduction, Illustrated with sketches, diagrams, and maps. 8vo. original maroon cloth fine in very good price clipped dustwrapper. £5.00


5040. SHELLEY (Percy B.) Translator.: The Symposium on Love, or The Banquet, a Dialogue of Plato.

Mount Vernon, New York, The Peter Pauper Press. Vignette in pink and black to title page and several further vignettes throughout the book. Thin roy8vo. original beige boards with vignette on upper cover. Very good condition apart from slight musty smell. contained in slipcase. £15.00


5508. SHELLEY (Percy Bysshe): Poetry and Prose with Essays by Browning, Bagehot, Swinburne and Reminiscences by Others.

Oxford at The Clarendon Press (reprint) 1963. Frontispiece portrait of Shelley. Introduction and Notes by A. M. D. Hughes. Cr.8vo. original navy blue cloth in very good condition. No Dustwrapper. Ownership signature on fep. £4.00


5547. SHEPHERD (C. B.): Beagling.

London, Seeley Service & Co. Ltd. n.d. (1940's) (Volume X of 'The Modern Sports Series'.) With a chapter on Bassett Hounds by Ena Adams and Harriers by The Earl of Stradbroke. Black and white frontispiece and 11 further black and white illustrations. List of volumes in The Modern Sports Series at start of book and 11 pages of publisher's adverts at end of book. Thinroy8vo. original yellow cloth in good condition. No dustwrapper. Pencil inscription dated 1941. £12.00


5043. SHERIDAN (Lisa): Playtime at Royal Lodge. The Queen Mother and her Grandchildren.

London, John Murray, 1954. Coloured frontispiece, one further coloured and numerous black and white photographs by Studio Lisa. All the photographs are of the Queen Mother, Prince Charles and Princess Anne. Thin roy8vo. original blue cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. (price clipped) £5.00


5506. SHERIDAN (Richard Brinsley): The Dramatic Works. With introduction and notes by Joseph Knight.

Oxford, OUP. Humphrey Milford, (reprint) 1931. World Classics. original dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Ribbon marker. Half title creased. Ownership name on ffep. 14 pps. publisher's adverts. £4.00


5273. SHIPTON (Helen): Bearing the Yoke.

London, SPCK. n.d. Black and white illustrations by Walter J. Allen. 8pp publisher's adverts at rear of book. Cr.8vo. cloth covers, faded in parts and a little marked, blind tooled SPCK on upper cover. leather spine, a little worn at top. Endpapers browned with inscription. Little loose in parts and grubby. £5.00


4860. SHORT (Philip): The Dragon and the Bear. Inside China and Russia Today.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1982. First Edition. Black and white illustrations and drawings. Very thick roy 8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. This book is very heavy and will cost more in postage than that quoted by ABE. £8.00


5612. SHUTE (Nevil): Most Secret

London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1945. Authorised Economy Standards. First Edition. 8vo. original red cloth in very good condition. Gilt lettering to spine. No dustwrapper. Endpaper maps. Bookplate pasted on half title. £7.50


1634. SIMPSON (Colin): The Viking Circle.

London, Hodder & Stoughton 1967. First Edition. 86 pages of photographs including 32 colourplates. Seven maps. Covers, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Greenland. Thick 8vo. original blue cloth in fine condition in very good dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers and name on endpapers. £10.00


1772. SINDALL (Marjorie A.): Down Come the Houses.

London, Chatto, Boyd and Oliver, 1970. First Edition inscribed on half title by the author. Black and white illustrations by Robert Hales. thin 8vo. original picture boards in slightly worn dustwrapper. £10.00


1559. SISLEY. SHONE (Richard): Sisley.

Oxford, Phaidon, 1979. First Edition. 48 coloured plates. Small folio. original green cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. £15.00


2301. SITWELL (Osbert): Sing High! Sing Low!. A Book of Essays.

London, Macmillan & Co. 1944. First Edition. 8vo. original red cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


3910. SITWELL (Sacheverell): For Want of the Golden City.

London, Thames & Hudson, 1973. First Edition. For the Want of a Golden City is a fantasia of the human imagination and the human conscience. Very thick roy 8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Initials on title page. £10.00


5405. SMITH (Thomas, Esq.): The Life of a Fox written by himself.

London, Edward Arnold, 1920. A New Edition. Introduction by Lord Willoughby de Broke. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard, 7 further full page colour and 4 black and white illustrations. Each chapter starts with a vignette drawing. The illustrations are after H. Alken and others. A few of the plates are loose. Roy8vo. original red boards with maroon cloth spine, gilt lettering and shield with fox's head within on upper cover. No dustwrapper. Untrimmed edges. Gift inscription and ownership names on endpapers. Overall condition very good. £22.00


1941. SMITH (W. Robertson): The Prophets of Israel and Their Place in History to the close of the eighth century B.C.

London, A & C. Black 1902. Introduction and Additional Notes by The Rev. T. K. Cheyne. 8vo. half calf, cloth boards with gilt Arms on upper cover. Gilt panelled spine with five raised bands and leather label (slightly defective). Mottled endpapers. Leather a little rubbed in places. Presentation inscription on verso ffep by The Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors. £10.00


4206. SMITH (Wilfred): A Scientific Survey of Merseyside.

Published for the British Association by The University Press, Liverpool 1953. 16 Black and white photographic plates, 61 maps and diagrams and two folding maps in pocket at end. Small thick 4to. original pale blue boards, gilt lettering with dark blue cloth spine very good in little worn dustwrapper. £25.00


2440. SMITH-MASTERS (Margaret) [Félicité Lefèvre]: The Knights of Compassion.

London, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd. n.d. (1928) Frontispiece and nine further full page black and white plates by Charles E. Brock. Thick 8vo. original bright blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Beautiful condition. Inscription for prize awarded in July 1928. £10.00


3912. SOAMES (Mary): Clementine Churchill, by her daughter.

London, Cassell, 1979. First Edition. Numerous black and white photographic plates. Very thick roy8vo. original cloth very good in very good, spine faded, dustwrapper. £8.00


5511. SOONG (Maying): The Art of Chinese Paper Folding for Young and Old.

No publisher but label on back endpaper 'Caves Book Co. Taiwan, China. Dedicated to Junior Americans. Fully illustrated by the author. Cr.8vo. original brown cloth, spine lettering in silver and spine faded and a little marked. . ribbon marker. £5.00


2824. SPCK: Scripture Picture Book. Old Testament.

London, SPCK n.d. (1896) Black and white frontispiece, further full page illustrations, vignette chapter headings, tailpieces, textual illustrations. Small4to. original green pictorial cloth, marked. All edges gilt. Book in sound condition. 2pp. publisher's adverts. Patterned endpapers, a few pages browned. Inscription on verso frontispiece dated Xmas 1896. £10.00


4010. SPEAKMAN (Harold): Here's Ireland.

London, Arrowsmith, 1926. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 13 full page plates, being 11 from paintings by Harold Speakman and two caricatures by 'Mac' of Dublin. Roy8vo. original green cloth, corners a little bumped. Spine faded and a little spotted. endpaper maps. £15.00


5294. SPEED (F. Maurice): Film Review 1946.

London, MacDonald & Co. Full page colour portrait plates of stars, hundreds of black and white illustrations. Features on films, etc. 4to. original blue cloth, very good apart from a few marks. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5295. SPEED (F. Maurice): Film Review. (1945)

London, MacDonald n.d. (1946) 15 full page colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations. 4to original red cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, very good plus in slightly worn not price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


2616. SPENCE (Lewis): Legends & Romances of Spain.

London, George Harrap, 1931. Coloured frontispiece and further coloured and black and white illustrations by Otway McCannell. Thick 8vo. original decorated grey cloth, spine faded to brown. Very good condition. £15.00


3996. SPENCE (S. M.): Tom Thumb Returns. An Original Story.

London, Thorstons Publishers 1944. First Edition. Illustrated title page and coloured and black and white illustrations. Small 4to. original picture boards, a little scuffed and marked. cloth spine. Inscription on ffep. £10.00


4036. SPENSER (Edmund): Complete Works. The Globe Edition.

London, Macmillan, 1879. New Edition. Edited from the original editions and manuscripts by R. Morris with a Memoir by J. W. Hales. Thick Cr.8vo. printed in double columns. original green cloth very good. £10.00


120. SPIRIT (Bonnie): Pink Rose Bush

USA Avitar Books 1985 First and Limited Edition. Illustrated by Patricia Lightfoot. 8vo. original cloth fine in dustwrapper, inscribed by the author. £5.00


5477. SQUIRES (Sir John): The Honeysuckle and the Bee. Reminiscences.

London, William Heinemann, 1937. First Edition. The author, wanting to write some of his reminiscencesand not knowing where to begin, conceived the idea of walking from London to Devonshire alone and sandwiching into his narrative such memories as were inspired by the places he passed and the people he met. Roy8vo. original green cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine in very good condition in little worn and repaired dustwrapper. A few light foxing spots to all edges. £10.00


4965. St. John Lucas (Chosen by): The Oxford Book of French Verse xiiith Century to xixth Century.

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1908. Thin Cr.8vo. original maroon cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Small inscription dated 1917 on ffep. £5.00


5330. STEIN (Ralph: The Automobile Book.

London, Paul Hamlyn, n.d. (1960's) Foreword by Stirling Moss. In this book you will discover, The Fire Chariots; The Years of Fulfilment; Early Races and Rallies; Electric Cars and Steamers; The Grandes Marques; Grand Prix; Sports Cars; Links with the Past; Mass Production; The New Golden Age of Racing; and finally The Future. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Folio, original brown cloth with gilt lettering in fine condition in slightly worn price clipped dustwrapper. £10.00


2249. STEPANEK (O) and DEMARTINI (E.): Birds of Heath and Marshland.

London, Spring Books (Third impression) 1964. Translated by A. Denesova. This book describes more than fifty of the better known species of game birds, such as pheasant, partridge, snipe, grouse, woodcock and wood pigeon and some of the attractive wild ducks. 56 full page colour plates. 4to. original white cloth, gilt extra, very good in very good protected dustwrapper. £10.00


5263. STEVENSON (Robert Louis): An Inland Voyage & Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes.

London, George Harrap 1948. The Holborn Library. Frontispiece portrait. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth very good condition. No dustwrapper. £4.00


5504. STEVENSON (Robert Louis): The Silverado Squatters.

London, Chatto & Windus 1920. Frontispiece. 7pps. publisher's adverts at end of book. Pocket edition. green cloth, spine a little marked. Lacks ffep. £4.00


5029. STEVENSON (Robert Louis): Treasure Island adapted by Walt Disney for the motion picture version.

London, Collins, 1950. Coloured frontispiece of of Long John Silver and Jim Hawkins, 7 further full page colour plates and black and white textual illustrations. Small 4to. original red cloth, vignette lower portion of upper cover in black. Endpaper maps. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


4840. STOBBS (William): The Derby Ram. A Picture Book.

London, The Bodley Head, 1975. First Edition. Beautifully coloured illustrations with text within. Small 4to. original picture boards in fine condition. No inscriptions. £5.00


4169. STOKES (H. G.): English Place Names.

London, Batsford, 1948. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece of map of Gloucestershire, black and white illustrations and maps. 8vo. original red cloth very good. No dustwrapper. £10.00


5596. STONE (Irving): Lust for Life. A Novel of Vincent Van Gogh.

New York, The Heritage Press, 1936. Illustrated with one hundred and fifty reproductions of Vincent Van Gogh's pictures arranged by J. B. Neumann. Prologue: London: Book One - The Borinage: Book Two - Etten: Book Three - The Hague: Book Four - Nuenen: Book Five - Paris: Book Six - Arles: Book Seven - St. Remy: Book Eight - Auvers: Thick roy8vo. original illustrated board coversin very good condition. No inscriptions. £5.00


1285. STRANGER (Joyce): The Running Foxes.

London, Hammond, Hammond & Co. 1965. First Edition. Illustrated black and white by David Rook. 8vo. original cloth no d.w. £6.00


4218. STREATFEILD (Frank N.): Sporting Recollections of an Old 'Un.

London, Eveleigh Nash, 1913. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. 7 full page black and white plates. 16 pp. publisher's adverts at end of book. Thick 8vo. original red cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Fore-edge untrimmed. Two inscriptions on half title, one dated 1913 and the second 1921. £30.00


5530. STREET (A. G.): Already Walks Tomorrow

London, Faber and Faber, (3rd impression) 1943. Cr.8vo. orignal red cloth, spine faded. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. Small ownership signature on ffep. £15.00


5200. STRETTON (Hesba): Pilgrim Street; A story of Manchester Life.

London, The Religious Tract Society, no date. (Ca. 1870) Black and white frontispiece, vignette title page 4 further full page illustrations. Vignette to start of chapter 1 and end of last chapter. 3 pages of adverts. small cr.8vo. original green blind tooled cloth with gilt vignette in centre of upper cover. gilt decorated spine. Some foxing spots intermittently. One portion a little loose, rear hinge cracked. Inscription on front free endpaper dated June 23rd 1870. £5.00


4405. STRONG (Patience): Quiet Corner Reflections.

London, John Miles, 1938 First Edition. Illustrated title page and every page with a sepia illustration. Oblong 8vo. original picture boards, cloth spine. Slight rubbing to edges. £5.00


4139. STRUTHERS (Rev. J. P., Editor): The Morning Watch. Volume 20, 1907.

Edinburgh and Glasgow, John Menzies. 12 monthly issues for the year 1907 bound in one book. Illustrated in black and white. Square 8vo. maroon cloth, spine repaired. Gilt vignette and title on upper cover. £8.00


3480. SURMAN (Richard): The Times Book of Church Cats.

London, Harper Collins, reprint 2000. Coloured plates of cats and black and white drawings of Churches featured in the book. Square 8vo. picture paper wrappers. No inscriptions. £5.00


4219. SURTEES (R. S.): Jorrocks Set.

Bath, George Bayntun, 1926. Six volumes consisting of 'Ask Mama'; Plain or Ringlets?'; Hawbuck Grange; Mr. Romford's Hounds, approx. half inch split at top of spine; Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; Handley Cross. Coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations by John Leech. Hawbuck Grange illustrated by W. T. Maud. Jorrocks Edition. 8vo. original bright blue cloth, each volume illustrated on upper cover and spine. Most volumes unopened. A lovely set. £125.00


5320. SURTEES (R. S.): Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour.

Devon, the R. S. Surtees Society, 1981. A facsimile of the edition of 1853 published by Bradbury and Evans. Frontispiece portrait of R. S. Surtees, coloured vignette to title page, 13 coloured engravings on steel and numerous black and white engravings on wood by John Leech. Endpapers with publisher's adverts. roy8vo. original red cloth, upper cover blind tooled and embellished with large gilt vignette, gilt decorated spine. Beautiful condition. No inscriptions. £15.00


5548. SURTEES (Robert Smith).: Young Tom Hall. His Heart-Aches and Horses.

Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons. 1926. Edited with introduction by E. D. Cuming. Coloured frontispiece and 3 further full page coloured plates. 12 half tone plates, all by G. Denholm Armour. Thick roy8vo. original red cloth, upper cover decorated in gilt and black. Gilt spine, faded and slightly worn at top. Top edge gilt. Some pages with foxing spots but mainly in the margins. Gift inscription on front pastedown dated Christmas 1927. £20.00


5205. SUTTON (Catherine G.): The Observer's Book of Dogs.

London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. (reprint) 1979 157 Black and white illustrations of different breeds of dogs. Top thirty Breeds Registered at The Kennel Club in 1976. List of Breeds in Groups Granted Championship Show Status by the English Kennel Club. List of Breeds in Groups as Accepted by the American Kennel Club. Winners of award for 'Best in Show' at Crufts 1928-1979. Glossary of Technical Terms. Pocket size. original picture boards in fine condition. No dustwrapper. £5.00


3995. SWIFT (Jonathan): Gulliver's Travels.

London, Birn Brothers. n.d. Fully illustrated in colour. Small 4to. original picture boards corners and edges rubbed. cloth spine, faded and rubbed. Pictorial endpapers. £4.00


5587. SWIFT (Jonathan). STAYNES (P. A.): Gulliver's Voyages to Lilliput and Brobdingnag

London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltde. 1912 8 full page coloured plates by P. A. Staynes and numerous textual illustrations. Frontispiece in decorated border with tissue guard to half title and decorated border to title page. Maps of Lilliput and Brobdingnag. Square 8vo. original cloth with illustration and title to upper cover and spine. Covers browned and spine has a small nick at base. Endpaper maps. Top edge gilt but wearing. Signature in ink top of front endpaper. Bookplate pasted on verso front free endpaper. two pages publisher's adverts at end of book. £10.00


2333. SWINBURNE (Algernon Charles): Atalanta in Calydon. A Tragedy.

London, The Medicic Society Ltd. 1923. Limited Edition of 1000 copies (this is No. 517) on hand made Riccardi Paper. Roy8vo. original patterned boards, buckram spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Some pages uncut. Signature and date on ffep. £25.00


1936. SWINBURNE (Algernon Charles): Atalanta in Calydon: and Lyrical Poems.

Leipzig, Tauchnitz. 1901. Copyright Edition. Selected with an introduction by William Sharp. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth, leather label. Stamp of The Swinburne Library, Shoreham on rear free endpaper. £6.00


4800. SWINNERTON (Frank): The Bookman's London.

London, John Baker (reprint) 1969. Label affixed to title page 'Readers Union.' Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original yellow cloth fine in very good dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. £8.00


5042. TALBOT (Godfrey): Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.

London, The Country Life Books, 1978. First Edition. Full page colour frontispiece of The Queen Mother. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Folio. original blue cloth with gilt lettering to upper cover very good in very good not price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. Please note this book weighs nearly 1.5kg so postage will be parcel standard in UK £5.00. £10.00


740. TANNAHILL (Reay, Editor): Paris in the Revolution.

London, Folio Society, 1966. A Collection of Eye-witness accounts edited by Reay Tannahill. Illustrated black and white and colour. 4to. original decorated boards, cloth spine, as new in very good slipcase. £12.00


5618. TARRANT (Margaret): The Child's Book of Verse.

London, Ward Lock & Co. 1951. First Edition. Full page colour frontispiece and 15 further full page colour plates by Margaret Tarrant. Thick small 4to. original picture boards, cloth spine, covered with protective film. Under film, edges and corners a little rubbed. Plates are fantastically clean. No inscriptions. £15.00


3676. TAYLOR (A. J.P.): English History 1914-45.

Oxford, Clarendon Press, (reprint) 1988. Volume XV of The Oxford History of England. 7 graphs, 8 maps at end of book (1 folding). Thick8vo. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. £10.00


5235. TAYLOR (Basil): Stubbs.

London, Phaidon Press Ltd. 1971. First Edition. George Stubbs (1724-1806) is one of the great masters of British painting. As a painter of horses he is unsurpassed. 232 pages, 157 illustrations 16 of which are in full colour. Text is printed on beige card type paper. Roy8vo. original red cloth very good invery good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. £5.00


3999. TAYLOR (Doris): The Girl From India.

London, Pickering and Inglis Ltd. 1961. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece. Cr.8vo. original cloth very good in slightly chipped protected dustwrapper. Edges of pages browned. Inscription on ffep. £5.00


4453. TAYLOR (Dr. J. E.): The Playtime Naturalist.

London, George Routledge & Sons, n.d. (1888) Black and white frontispiece and over 300 black and white illustrations. Cr.8vo. school prize binding of dark blue calf, gilt border to both covers, gilt 'Charney Hall' in centre of upper cover. Gilt panelled spine with five raised bands (spine a little dulled). Mottled endpapers and edges. Presentation inscription on fly leaf dated Xmas 1908. £30.00


3818. TAYLOR (Duncan): Jim Bartholomew of the RAF. A Career Book.

London, Chatto & Windus, 1956. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth, no dustwrapper. £5.00


5709. TAYLOR (Mary): Rustington. A Pictorial History.

Chichester, Phillimore, 1998. First Edition. 182 black and white illustrations, endpaper tithe maps of 1839. 4to. original pictorial boards in fine condition. No inscriptions. £8.00


5710. TAYLOR (Mary): This Was Rustington Nos. 1 - 4.

Littlehampton, Mrs. M. Taylor. 1980 - 1989 No. 1. What we Have Lost. (lacks page lst page): No. 2: The Early Years: No. 3. the Times of War: No. 4. Do You Remember: Illustrated in black and white and with sketch maps. 4 volumes. 8vo. original picture card covers in very good condition. £12.00


4286. TENNYSON (Alfred, Lord): The Dramatic Works.

London, Macmillan, 1886. 4 volumes, Vol. I, Queen Mary: Vol. II, Harold: Vol. III, The Cup; The Falcon: Vol. IV, Becket. 3.5 inches by 5 inches. original dark blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spines. Very good condition. £25.00


3261. TENNYSON.: A Day with Tennyson.

London, Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. Days with the Poets. Coloured frontispiece, vignette title page in red and black. 4 full page coloured plates by W. H. Margetson. 8vo. original grey green boards, picture portrait onlay, gilt lettering, cloth spine Decorated endpapers. £20.00


2980. TENNYSON. BROOKE (Stopford A.): Tennyson: His Art and Relation to Modern Life.

London, Isbister and Company Ltd. (2nd Edition) 1894. Thick roy8vo. original maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. All edges untrimmed. Short letter pasted on ffep giving the book as a present. Ownership signature. £15.00


5153. THE EARL OF HAREWOOD (Editor): Kobbes Complete Opera Book

London, Bodley Head, New Edition, Completely Revised. 1992 Koppé's Complete Opera Book has had an assured place on the bookshelf of every serious opera lover since it first appeared over sixty years ago. It is the only book which summarises the libretti of the world's operas, describes their music and gives the history of their performances within the compass of a single volume.This edition is illustrated with an entirely new selection of photographs. 10th edition completely redesigned and reset. Edited by The Earl of Harewood. Very thick 8vo weighs 1.81kg without packaging. original blue cloth fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. Large inscription on front free endpaper dated 30th June 1993 on the retirement of a Kenneth Thompson. Loosely inserted are two sheets detailing a Concert at The Balmoral Hotel in Honour of Kenneth Thompson and a brief biography of James Clark on the violin and Alexandra Andrievsky on the Piano. Published in London by The Bodley Head 1992. ISBN 0 370 31017 9 £10.00


5726. THOMPSON (H. J. F.): Little Hampton Long Ago.

Bognor, West Sussex. printed by J. P. Limited. 1974. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, vignette title page. Foreword with vignette. Profusely illustrated throughout in black and white. Small folio, original red cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. £10.00


5706. THOMPSON (H. J. F.): Littlehampton Through the Wars. The Littlehampton Story No. 1.

West Sussex, Littlehampton, H. J. F. Thompson 1978 First Edition. Illustrated in black and white. Square 8vo. original card covers in very good condition. £4.00


5708. THOMPSON (H. J. F.): The Early 19th Century. The Littlehampton Story No. 5 part one.

West Sussex. Littlehampton, H. J. F. Thompson, 1983 First Edition. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Square 8vo. original picture card covers in very good condition. £5.00


5707. THOMPSON (H. J. F.): The Picturemakers. The Littlehampton Story No. 3.

West Sussex. Littlehampton, H. J. F. Thompson, 1981 First Edition. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Square 8vo. original picture card covers in very good condition. £5.00


5407. THORP (William H.): An Architects Sketch Book At Home and Abroad.

Leeds, Richard Jackson and London, Bradley T. Batsford, 1884. First Edition and Limited to 400 copies of which this is number 171. List of Subscribers. Section I - England with 24 sketches: Section II - Belgium with 33 sketches: Section III - The Moselle with 18 sketches. Very large 4to. original dark green mottled boards with dark green morocco spine, gilt lettering, some repairs to spine. Corners and edges bumped and worn. Foxing spots to verso endpaper, half title and title page, verso of last sketch and rear endpaper. No inscriptions. £45.00


875. TIFFIN (Walter F.): Gossip about Portraits. Principally Engraved Portraits.

London, H. G. Bohn 1866. First Edition. Errata Slip. Cr.8vo. original boards, a little rubbed. Spine repaired and inner hinges strengthened. £20.00


2302. TOLLER (Ernst): Masses and Man. A Fragment of the Society Revolution of the Twentieth Century. Translated from the German by Vera Mendel.

London, The Nonesuch Press, 1923. Translated from the German by Vera Mendel. A Play. Tipped in frontispiece of The Guide and The Woman and three further tipped in pictures. Thin Cr.8vo. original zigzag patterned boards, paper label. (spare label at back of book). Spine coming away for 3inches from bottom. Browning to endpapers and some light foxing throughout. Most pages uncut and therefore unread and fore-edge deckled £20.00


5358. TOLSTOY: War and Peace.

:London, Heron Books. no date Frontispiece portrait, vignette title page with title in red. Black and white illustrations by Christian Wilhelm von Faber de Faur taken from the collection of lithographs entitled 'Wheets from my portfolio sketched on t he spot during the campaign in Russia of 1812' published in Stuttgart in 1845. 3 volumes. Cr.8vo. original dark blue leatherette embellished with gilt to upper cover and spine. Blue ribbon markers. Decorated endpapers. No inscriptions. £5.00


5338. TOMLINSON (H. M., Editor): Great Sea Stories of All Nations.

London, George Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1930. Limited Edition of 500 copies of which this is number 3. Foreword by H. M. Tomlinson. Contains stories from Ancient Greece; Biblical Literature; Arabia; Persia; Celtic Literature; Great Britain; Australia; American continent; Europe and Japan. Index of authors at end of book. Thick 8vo. quarter dark blue leather, spine darkened, blue boards, upper cover a little marked. Marbled endpapers. No inscriptions. Very good condition. £20.00


5287. TOTTENHAM (Katherine): Looking After Your Cat. Keep and Care.

London, BCA, 1981. Illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. 4to. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. £4.00


5498. TOWNSEND (Sue): Ghost Children.

London, Methuen, 1997. First Edition. Ghost Children is a novel about love and loss, about lives in a bleak city whch are often harsh and brutal, about the perils of innocence. 8vo. original green cloth fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions £4.00


2997. TRAVERS (P. L.): The Fox at the Manger.

London, Collins, 1963. First Edition. Wood engravings by Thomas Bewick. Cr.8vo. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. £12.00


3550. TREVELYAN (Raleigh): The Shadow of Vesuvius. Pompeii AD 79

London, The Folio Society, 1976. Coloured frontispiece and coloured and black and white illustrations. Decorated title page. Small 4to. original off white boards with large gilt face on upper cover. Brown cloth spine. Fine condition. Illustrated endpapers. £8.00


609. TREWIN (J. C.): Down to the Lion.

London, Carroll & Nicholson 1952 First Edition. 8vo. original cloth very good. no dustwrapper. no inscriptions. Endpaper maps. £5.00


4158. TREWIN (J. C.): The Story of Bath.

London, Staples Press, 1951. First Edition. Black and white photographic plates. Roy8vo. original dark blue cloth. very good. No dustwrapper. Patterned endpapers. Inscription on half title. £6.00


4773. TRIPP (Edward): The Handbook of Clasical Mythology. An Alp[habetical Guide to the Myths of Greece and Rome, real and legendary including place names and literary sources.

London, Arthur Baker (reprint) 1972. Small lable affixed to title page 'Readers Union'. 5 maps. Very thick roy8vo. original black cloth fine in slightly worn dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


434. TROLLOPE (Anthony): The Warden

London, George Harrap 1949 First Edition Thus. Illustrated with colour plates by Phyllis Harrap. Numerous black and white vignettes. Illustrated title page. small4to. original in slightly defective dustwrapper. £20.00


5292. TURNER (W. J. ): English Ballet

London, Collins, 1944 - Britain in Pictures Series 8 plates in colour, 4 photographs and 18 illustrations in black and white. Thin roy8vo. original pale blue boards illustrated in white. Covers a little marked and foxing spots to endpapers. No dustwrapper. £4.00


1961. TURNER (W. J., Editor): The Englishman's Country.

London, Collins, Britain in Pictures, Omnibus Edition.2nd impression 1945. Introduction by Edmund Blunden. 48 plates in colour and 137 illustrations in black and white. Square Roy 8vo. original cloth very good in little worn dustwrapper. £5.00


1277. TURNOR (Reginald): Sussex.

London, Paul Elek. 1947. First Edition. Vision of England Series. Frontispiece and other drawings by Michael Rothenstein. Section containing black and white photographic plates at rear of book. Small thin4to. original pictorial boards good in worn dustwrapper. £8.00


2053. UPDIKE (David): A Winter Journey.

London, Andrew Deutschl, 1985. First Edition. Illustrated in colour by Robert Andrew Parker. Small 4to. original leatherette binding fine in fine dustwrapper. £8.00


3546. USHERWOOD (Stephen, Selector and Editor): The Great Enterprise. The History of the Spanish Armada.

London, The Folio Society, 1978. As revealed in contemporary documents. Coloured frontispiece and coloured and black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original blue cloth, gilt motif on upper cover, gilt and red lettered spine. Fine condition. Coloured pictorial endpapers. £6.00


5374. VALLIERE (Louise de la). SANDERS (Joan): The Devoted Mistress. A Life of Louise de La Vallière. Mistress of Louis XIV.

London, Longmans 1959. First Edition. Frontispiece Portrait, 7 further black and white illustrations, genealogy table of House of France. 8vo. original red cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5223. VARIOUS: Health and Healing The Natural Way.

London, The Readers Digest Association Ltd. 1995. 1996 and 1997 5 volumes as follows: Eating for Good Health; Natural Remedies; The Stress Factor (1995); You and Your Heart (1996) ; The Healing Power of Food (1997). All fully illustrated in colour. 4to original illustrated boards with pale blue and white patterned spine areas. patterned endpapers in yellow. All in fine condition. £10.00


5527. VARIOUS: Mrs. Strang's Annual for Girls.

London, Humphrey Milford, OUP. no date.Ca. 1920's Coloured frontispiece and 5 full page colour plates, numerous black and white illustrationsin the text. Illustrated title page, 27 stories by well known authors. 4to. original illustrated boards, edges r ubbed and corners bumped. Cloth spine with illustrated paper only of title etc. worn. No inscriptions.. £7.00


1094. VARIOUS: The Oxford Book of Garden Flowers.

Oxford University Press 1964. First Edition. Beautiful full page colour illustrations by B. E. Nicholson, from specimens selected by Michael Wallis. 4to. original decorated cloth, slight wear to top and bottom of spine and corners, in price clipped dustwrapper in protective film. Inscription on fly leaf. £8.00


5421. Various: Wildlife in Britain. A Guide to Natural Habitats, Safari Parks and Zoos.

Basingstoke, The Automobile Association, 1976. First Edition. Preface by H.R.H. The Prince of Netherlands, International President of the World Wildlife Fund. Introduction by Kenneth Williamson. Covers - South West England: South and South East England: The Thames Valley and Chiltern Hills: East Anglia: East Midlands: West Midlands: Wales: North West England: North East England: Scotland. Beautifully illustrated in colour. Maps. Heavy quarto. original picture boards, brown cloth spine. Illustrated endpapers. £5.00


3967. VERNE (Jules): Around the World in 80 Days. Especially edited for The Golden Picture Classics by Charles Verral.

London, Purnell, 1957. Illustrated in colour by Tom Gill. 4to. original red cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, very good condition inworn dustwrapper. Some foxing spots. £5.00


5387. VERNE (Jules): From the Earth to the Moon and Round the Moon.

New York, International Collectors Library, no date. The original story and the sequel in one volume. 8vo. original tan cloth ornately embellished in gilt to upper cover and spine. Fine condition. £5.00


4588. VERNEY (Sir Harry, Bt.): The Verneys of Claydon. A Seventeenth Century English Family.

London, History Book Club, 1968. Frontispiece portrait of Sir Ralph Verney and 12 black and white photographic plates.Genealogical table. Roy8vo. original tan cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine and red and gilt 'eagle' on upper cover. Fine condition in plastic dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


4277. VINCENT (J. E.): Highways and Byways in Berkshire.

London, Macmillan 1931. First Pocket Edition. Black and white illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs and three maps. Fcap8vo. original green cloth, spine faded. No dustwrapper. £10.00


3011. VOLKMANN-LEANDER (Richard): The Rusty Knight and Other Tales from Germany.

London, Frederick Muller Ltd. 1974. First Edition. Retold by Susanne Flatauer. Black and white illustrations by John Spencer. roy8vo. original cloth very good in worn dustwrapper. £8.00


5166. WAGNER. HARDING (Bertita): Magic Fire. The Story of Wagner's Life and Music.

London, George G. Harrap 1954. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait of Wagner. Thick 8vo. original green cloth very good in very good protected dustwrapper. Birthday inscription on ffep. £10.00


5714. WALES Tony: Littlehampton in old picture postcards

Netherlands, European Library, 1993. First Edition. 75 black and white postcard size illustrations each with a descriptive text.oblong 8vo. original picture boards in very good condition. No dustwrapper. £8.00


5613. WALPOLE (Hugh): The Blind Man's House. A Quiet Story

London, Macmillan & Co. 1941. First Edition. 8vo. original dark green blind tooled cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Very good bright copy. No dustwrapper. Bookplate pasted on front free endpaper. £4.00


5611. WALPOLE (Hugh): The Bright Pavilions.

London, Macmillan (first reprint) 1942. Thick 8vo. bound in red cloth blind tooled design on upper cover. elaborately gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. Bookplate pasted on front endpaper. £4.00


5485. WALPOLE (Hugh): The Joyful Delaneys. A Novel.

London, Macmillan, 1938. First Edition. 8vo. original green cloth blind tooled with columns and title.4pps. publisher's adverts at end of book. Very good condition. No dustwrapper. Ownership name on ffep. £10.00


741. WALTERS (J. Cuming): The Charm of Lancashire.

London, A & C Black 1929. First Edition. With 24 page illustrations from pencil drawings by Frank Greenwood. 4to. original decorated cloth, very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Inscription on title page. £25.00


5311. WALTERS (Minette): The Devil's Feather.

London, Macmillan, 2005. A powerful psychological story about the sadistic murder of women investigated by a Reuter correspondent which puts her own life in danger. Roy8vo. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Not price clipped. No inscriptions. £5.00


5398. WALTERS (Minette): The Echo.

London, Macmillan, 1997 First Edition. Who was Billy Blake, other than a homeless alcoholic who wandered the streets? Why was he found dead from starvation in one of the richest areas of one of the richest capitals in the world? Having thwarted press interest at the time, six months on Amanda, in whose garage he was found, is eager to talk to journalist Michael Deacon. Deacon's interest in Billy Blake has more to do with forgotton echoes in his own life than in the moralistic stance taken by Amanda Powell - a woman whose wealth can only be explained if her husband is dead.... Roy8vo. original black cloth, very good condition in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


4996. WALTON (Izaak): The Complete Angler or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation.

London, Elliot Stock, 1876. Being a Fac--simile reprint of the first edition published in 1653. Preface. Small illustrations within the text of Trout: Carp: Tench: Perch and Barbell. Also the words and music to The Angler's Song, the second part of which has been printed upside down on page 217. Cr.8vo. recently rebound with dark blue leather spine, with gilt lettering, and bubble mottled boards. New endpapers. £40.00


5462. WALTON (Izaak)/RACKHAM (Arthur): The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation.

London, George Harrap & Co. 1931 Being a discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard (tissue creased) Title page with title lettering and vignette in green. Eleven full page colour plates each with tissue guard and head and tail drawings and black and white drawings in the text. 4t. original green cloth with gilt vignette and lettering to upper cover nice and bright, a couple of small marks. Gilt lettering to spine which has dulled and marked. Illustrated endpapers. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £120.00


1598. WARD (Mrs. Humphrey).: The History of David Grieve.

London, Smith Elder & Co. (Fourth Edition) 1892. 3 volumes. 8vo. original red cloth, a little marked and spines faded. Top of spine of volume 3 has small split. Overall condition very good and tight. Beige patterned endpapers. No inscriptions. £35.00


5232. WATERHOUSE (Ellis): Gainsborough.

London, Spring Books 1966. (reprint). Chronology of The Chief Events in Gainsborough's Life. Notes; Bibliography; Introduction to the Catalogue; Coloured frontispiece, 7 coloured illustrations and at end of book 292 black and white illustrations. Small 4to. original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, very good condition in slightly worn price clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. £5.00


175. WATERS (Fiona, Editor): The Cat King's Daughter and other Fairy Tales

London, Methuen 1984 Black and white illustrations by June Jackson. roy8vo. original cloth, fine in dustwrapper. £8.00


1979. WAUGH (Evelyn): A Tourist in Africa.

London, Chapman & Hall 1960. First Edition. Frontispiece and 9 black and white plates. 8vo. original cloth, very good condition, no dustwrapper. Inscription on ffep. £10.00


5471. WELLS (H. G.): Omnibus Edition: The Time Machine; The Island of Dr. Moreau; The Invisible Man; The First Men on the Moon; The Food of the Gods; In the Days of the Comet: The War of the Worlds.

London, Book Club Associations 1980 Very thick roy8vo. weighs 1.22 kg. original maroon synthetic leather with gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, very good apart from slight rubbing to lower edges in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


3888. WELLS (H. G.): The Secret Places of the Heart.

London, Cassell, 1922. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original blind tooled green cloth. spine faded and little worn. No dustwrapper. Ownership bookplate on fep. £10.00


5668. WELLS (Nathaniel Armstrong): The Picturesque Antiquities of Spain; described in a series of letters with illustrations representing Moorish Palaces, Cathedrals and other Monuments of Art contained in the Cities of Burgos, Valladolid, Toledo and Seville.

London, Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1846. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard and nine further engraved plates each with tissue guard. 19 textual wood engravings. Preface. Roy8vo. Green blind tooled cloth, slightly rubbed to extremeties but preserved in non removeable plastic film. Inner hinges cracked but book still firm. £55.00


5416. WESLEY (Mary): A Sensible Life.

London, Bantam Press,1990 First Edition. the story of Flora, a lonely ten year old, who met three people on holiday in France, two aged fifteen and one twenty-one year old Dutchman with five large and jolly sisters. Spanning nearly 40 years, Mary Wesley's new novel traces Flora's relationships with these three. Covers obsession, rejection and love with an acute social perception and striking compassion. roy8vo. original dark blue cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


2800. WEST (J. M.): Shrewsbury.

London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd. 1937. First Edition. Frontispiece and 7 full page black and white plates. Cr.8vo. original cloth, slightly marked. £5.00


5417. WEST (Morris): Proteus

London, Collins, 1979 First Edition. John Spada, a giant of a man, a glorious creation of a character. Publicly he runs an enormous multi-national corporation; privately, he heads Proteus, a clandestine resistance movement. Involved in the most dangerous game of underground politics, John Spada wants to free prisoners of conscience wherever they may be. When legitimate means fail him, and when government paid assassins close in on him and his family, Spada himself becomes an outlaw and holds the world hostage. 8vo. original dark blue cloth in very good conditon in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £4.00


5592. WEYMOUTH (Lally, Editor): Thomas Jefferson, The Man ...His World...His Influence.

London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973. First Edition. Foreword by Lally Weymouth: Introduction by Dumas Malone. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Roy8vo. original red cloth, slight fading to top of spine otherwise in very good condition in very good dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. £5.00


5360. WHEATLEY (Dennis): The Devil Rides Out.

London, Heron Books, 1972. Frontispiece portrait of Dennis Wheatley, vignette title page. Cr.8vo. original red leatherette embellished with gilt to upper cover and spine. Decorated endpapers. Very good condition. £4.00


5310. WHEATLEY (Dennis): The Irish Witch.

London, Hutchinson, 1973. A Roger Brook story. First Edition. 8vo. original red cloth in fine condition. No dustwrapper. Endpaper maps. No inscriptions. £6.00


4533. WHEATLEY (Dennis) presents a New Era in Crime Fiction.: Murder in Miami.

London, Hutchinson, (1936) First Edition. A Murder Mystery planned by J. G. Links. Contains facsimiles of the original cablegrams, statements, etc. Photographic plates, clues. You decide who committed the crime. Answer at back of book. 4to. original paper wrappers, repaired. Bound with a ribbon tie. £40.00


503. WHEELER (Monroe, Editor): Modern Drawings

New York, The Museum of Modern Art. 1944 First Edition. Profusely illustrated in black and white. thin4to. original boards, cloth spine, upper cover with large drawing and lettering. Decorated endpapers. £15.00


2075. WHEELER-BENNETT (John W.): King George VI. His Life and Reign.

London, Macmillan. 1958 (reprint) Frontispiece and numerous photographic illustrations. Very thick 8vo. original red cloth, gilt 'GR' on upper cover, very good in very good dustwrapper. £10.00


4417. WHITE (Jeanne): Cats in Pictures. How to Photograph Your Favorite Feline.

New York, Amphoto, 1965. First Edition. Black and white photographic plates. 8vo. original cloth, no dustwrapper. Very good condition. £8.00


1987. WHITE (The Rev. Gilbert): The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne and A Garden Kalendar. Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe, with an introduction to the Garden Kalendar by the Very Reverend S. Reynolds Hold, Dean of Rochester.

London, published by S. T. Freemantle. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Co. 1900. Numerous illustrations by J. G. Keulemans, Herbert Railton and Edmund J. Sullivan. Frontispiece and 49 full page plates. Title page vignette and 36 smaller illustrations. Limited Edition of 208 numbered copies for America. This being number 145. 2 volumes. Thick 8vo. green cloth with the Whites' Coat of Arms in gilt on upper covers, gilt lettering to spine, gilt top edge. Covers a little marked and front inner hinges of both volumes weak. £125.00


5570. WHITTIER (John Greenleaf): The Poetical Works, with Life, Notes and Index. etc.

Edinburgh, W. P. Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, no date (Ca. late 19thC). Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Printed in double columns within a red border to each page. Cr.8vo. original green cloth, upper cover decorated in black and gold, as is the spine. All edges gilt. In very good condition. No inscriptions. £6.00


5276. WHITTIER (John Greenleaf): The Poetical Works. With Life, Notes, Index, etc.

London, Frederick Warne and Co. n.d. Prefatory Notice with three illustrations, The Whittier House, Amesbury, Mass. ; The Old School House, Haverhill, Mass.; The Poet's Study at Amesbury. 8vo. original limp black leather with gilt lettering, top and bottom of spine worn. Mottled endpapers, inner hinge cracked. All edges gilt. £5.00


5355. WHYTE-MELVILLE (G. J.): Riding Recollections.

London, Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. no date. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard and further full page black and white illustrations by John Charlton. Cr.8vo. original blue cloth a little marked and slightly rubbed on edges. gilt vignette to upper cover. edges untrimmed and a few pages have been carelessly opened causing small tears which have been repaired. 8 pages of publishers adverts at end of book. £12.00


5335. WHYTE-MELVILLE (G. J.). EDWARDS (Lionel): Songs and Verses.

London, Constable and Co. 1924. First Edition. Tipped in coloured frontispiece (small crease to bottom right hand corner) and seven further tipped in coloured plates all by Lionel Edwards. Small 4to. original dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Top and bottom of spine a little rubbed. Edges browned. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £45.00


4855. WICKS (Frederick): The Infant.

London, Remington & Co. n.d. (19thC) 25 black and white illustrations by A. Morrow. Cr.8vo. original burgundy cloth, gilt border to upper cover with gilt lettering. Very good condition. No inscriptions. List of Mr. Wick's works and two pages of press opinions at end of book. £50.00


4892. WILDE (Oscar): Selected Works with 12 unpublished Letters. Edited by Richard Aldington with an Introduction.

London, Wm. Heinemann, 1946. 8vo. original green cloth. Slight signs of sellotape having been stuck to endpapers. Internally very good condition. No inscriptions. £8.00


5473. WILDE (Oscar): The Works. The Complete Plays, Poems, Novels, and Stories.

Bristol, Parragon Books. 1995. Very very thick paperback in very good condition. £4.00


4269. WILDER (F. L.): English Sporting Prints.

London, Thames& Hudson, 1974. First Edition. Introduction and 95 beautiful coloured plates covering all aspects of sport. Large heavy 4to. original cloth with gilt motif on upper cover, fine in fine dustwrapper. £25.00


5377. WILDER (Thornton): The Ides of March.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1948. First Edition. Square 8vo. original blue cloth, spine slightly rubbed. Ownership signature on title page. £5.00


5546. WILDFOWLER: Dog Breaking. A Practical Treatise on the Training and Management of Shooting Dogs.

London, Burlington Publishing Co. 1909. With a Chapter on 'Points of Sporting Dogs' by Fred Gresham. Black and white frontispiece and 14 full page black and white plates. 4 pages publisher's adverts at end of book. Thin roy8vo. original green cloth, upper cover with gilt box containing title and author. No dustwrapper. Good condition. Ownership initials and date on ffep. £25.00


4167. WILLARD (Barbara): Sussex.

London, Batsford, 1965. First Edition. Double page map and 35 illustrations. 8vo. original cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


5703. WILLETT (Wilfred): British Birds.

London, Adam and Charles Black, 1949. Second Edition. Coloured frontispiece and 15 further full page coloured plates and 44 drawings in the text by Roland Green. 8vo. original blue cloth, top of spine very slightly worn. No dustwrapper. School Prize Certificate pasted on front endpaper. £4.00


5388. WILLIAMS (J. P.R. ): JPR. The Autobiography.

London, Collins, 1979. First Edition. Now a successful doctor who intends to specialize in sports injuries, his first success was as a singer, much in demand for his rendering of 'O for the wings of a dove' . At 17 he won the Wimbledon Junior Tennis title by which time he was also playing in the Glamorgan Youth Orchestra as violinist. At 19 after learning his skills as a rugby player, he won his first full Welsh cap against Scotland in 1969. Sine then he has gone from strength to strength. In 1978 he was appointed captain of the Welsh team and in May 1979 finally retired. 8vo. original red cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £6.00


5132. WILLIAMSON (Bro. George Charles) Horologer to ye Sette: Ye Roll of Ye Members of Ye Sette of Odd Volumes. Vol. II

London, Imprynted for Ye Sette at Ye Chiswick Press and to be had by no booksellers 1920. Ye second volume of ye roll of Ye Members of Ye Sette of Odd Volumes wherein it is stated what ye members did occupy themselves with, during ye Great War, especially the Brother Singer who did stay in Germany, and telleth of his travail there in entertaining fashion, and with a brief account of all ye members that have died since ye issue of ye first volumer and of what they did do. Opsculum LXXII Limited Edition of 199 copies of which this is number 140. The presented unto has not been filled in. 12mo. original paper wrapper covering card covers. A little discoloured. Deckled edges. £20.00


5134. WILLIAMSON (Bro. George Charles)Horologer to Ye Sette.: Some Other Odd Volumes. A Paper Read before Ye Sette of Odd Volumes at ye 352nd Meeting April 15th 1919.

London, Imprynted for ye author at ye press of Huggins & Co. and to be had by no booksellers, 1927. Opusculum LXXXIII. Limited Edition of 133 copies of which this is unnumbered and has not been presented unto. All pages uncut. 12mo original card covers. very good condition. £15.00


4375. WILLIAMSON (Henry): As The Sun Shines.

London, Faber & Faber (fourth impression) 1947. Thin8vo. original light brown cloth spine and approx. half inch of top cover a little faded. £5.00


4376. WILLIAMSON (Henry): Tales of a Devon Village.

London, Faber & Faber (reprint) 1946. Cr.8vo. original cloth very good in worn repaired d.w. £6.00


5614. WILLIAMSON (Henry): The Old Stag and Other Hunting Stories

London, Putnum and Sons, (reprint) 1942. frontispiece and 24 full page illustrations by C. F. Tunnicliffe. 8vo. original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and gilt owl vignette centre upper cover. No dustwrapper. Lacks ffep. Bookplate pasted fep. £4.00


4377. WILLIAMSON (Henry): The Sun in the Sands.

London, Faber & Faber (second impression) 1945. Frontispiece portrait of Henry Williamson. Cr.8vo. original cloth very good in very good price clipped d.w. £6.00


5694. WILSON (Julian): 100 Greatest Racehorses.

London, Macdonald, Queen Anne Press, 1987. First Edition. Illustrated mainly in black and white but with a group of colour plates. Roy8vo. original black cloth, fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £8.00


5693. WILSON (Julian).: Lester Piggott The Pictorial Biography.

London, Macdonald, Queen Anne Press, 1985. First Edition. Illustrated in black and white. Small 4to. original red cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


2024. WILSON (Marjorie), CHAPLIN (Alethea), HAYES (Nancy M.) & SCOTT -HOPPER (Queenie): A Treasury of Twenty Songs for Little Singers.

London, George Harrap 1925. Twenty songs with words and music (by Bruce Gibbon). Vignette title page. First Edition. Small folio, original picture boards, cloth spine. Small mark on upper cover. £20.00


3343. WILSON (Michael I): The English Country House and its furnishings.

London, The Chancellor Press, n.d. Black and white illustrations. Small4to. original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00


2847. WILSON (Michael): V & A Cats. with an introduction by Beryl Reid.

London, Victoria and Albert Museum 1989. First Edition. With 30 coloured and 122 black and white illustrations. Double page illustrated title page. Small square 4to. original cloth, vignette illustration to bottom right hand corner of upper cover, fine in fine dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Birthday inscription on ffep. £10.00


5394. WINDER (Blanche). THEAKER (Harry G.): Children's Stories from The Bible

London, Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. n.d. (Third Edition) (1950's) 48 plates in colour by Harry G. Theaker. Contains eighteen stories from the Old Testament and thirteen from the New Testament. Roy8vo. original green cloth, upper cover lettered in black with black borders and picture onlay. Pictured endpapers. Owners name and address on endpaper. Some foxing spots to fore-edge. Overall condition very good. £8.00


5168. WINDLE (Bertram C. A.): The Romans in Britain.

London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1923. First Edition. frontispiece sketch map of Roman Britain showing the Chief Roads and Places. 65 further illustrations which include black and white plates, drawings and maps. Roy8vo. original grained cloth, gilt lettering and borders to spine. Very good condition apart from small defect to edge of upper cover. No inscriptions. £20.00


5551. WINSTONE (Daphne): Flame.

London, Peter Lunn, 1946 (reprint) Coloured frontispiece , ten full page black and white drawings and numerous drawings in the text all by Lionel Edwards. Pages 11/12 have been repaired. oblong 8vo. original blue cloth, spine and corners rubbed and covers a little marked. No dustwrapper. Gift inscription on ffep dated 1946. £5.00


5669. WISE (John R.): The New Forest. Its History and Its Scenery.

London, Smith Elder and Co. 1863. Vignette title page and 63 illustrations drawn by Walter Crane and Engraved by W. J. Linton. Two maps. Roy8vo. Blue cloth ornately decorated in gilt with gilt vignettes of animals and birds, bevilled edges. Binding very worn at corners and bottom and top of spine. All edges gilt. Inner hinges cracked but holding. Gift inscription dated 1864 on front endpaper and ownership name in ink of ffep. £35.00


5227. WISHART (Ruth): Celebration. Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh, The Edinburgh Festival Society, 1996. 50 years in photographs in colour and black and white. Text by Ruth Wishart. Sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland. Large 4to. original black cloth in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. Contained in slightly worn slipcase. Published in Edinburgh by The Edinburgh Festival Society in 1996. ISBN 0 903695 97 4 £10.00


1778. WOLDIN (Beth Weiner): Ellie to the Rescue.

New York and London, Frederick Warne 1979. First Edition. full page illustrations by the author. oblong 4to. original cloth very good in poor but repaired dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers £8.00


1115. WOLFE (Humbert): Others Abide.

London, Ernest Benn 1927. Limited Edition of 400 copies on hand made paper, signed by the author. 8vo. cream boards, cream cloth spine with paper label (spare label at end of book). No inscriptions. £30.00


5553. WOOD (Peter): Thoughts on Beagling.

London, Country Life Ltd. 1938. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, 12 pencil plates by Ivester Lloyd and 5 photographic plates at end of book. Small 4to. original Brick red cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. Gift inscription on ffep. £25.00


1095. WOOD (Rev. Theodore).: Dwellers in the Wood.

London and Edinburgh, T. C. & E. C. Jack. n.d. 3 full page coloured plates and black and white illustrations (one full page one nicely hand coloured by amateur) by F. M. B. Blaikie. Illustrated title page. small4to. original cloth, picture onlay. Spine a little worn. £6.00


2460. WOOD (Sir Henry): My Life in Music. The Autobiography of Sir Henry Wood.

London, Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1938. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait. Examples of music. Thick 8vo. original blue cloth in slightly repaired very good dustwrapper. Edges spotted. No inscriptions. £10.00


4707. WOODFORDE (John): The Truth About Cottages.

London, The Country Book Club, 1970. 50 types of cottage specially drawn by Bertha Stamp. An extremely interesting book showing the different designs of cottages throughout the countryside. 8vo. original green flecked cloth sides with plain green spine, fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


4011. WOODHAM-SMITH (Cecil): Queen Victoria, Volume One, 1819-1861.

London, Hamish Hamilton (second impression) 1972. Coloured frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria. Numerous black and white photographic plates. Roy8vo. original blue cloth in fine condition. No dustwrapper. £10.00


4294. WORDSWORTH (William): The Poems.

London, Humphrey Milford, OUP, 1916. Frontispiece portrait. Introduction and notes by Thomas Hutchinson. Printed in double columns. Thick 8vo. original cloth very good. Gitl lettering. £10.00


5364. WOUK (Herman): The Hope. A Novel.

Boston, Little Brown & Co. 1993. First Edition. Double page sketch map. Very thick roy8vo. original blue boards with dark blue cloth spine. Gilt lettering. as new in as new dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £5.00


5302. WYNMALEM (Henry): Horse Breeding and Stud Management

London, Country Life 1950 First Edition. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings. roy8vo. original cloth, very good condition. £10.00


3301. YARWOOD (Doreen): The English Home. A Thousand Years of Furnishing and Decoration.

London, Batsford, (reprint) 1959. Coloured frontispiece. 3 further coloured plates, 32 black and white plates and hundreds of line drawings. Small thick 4to. original cloth very good in fair dustwrapper. £25.00


2785. YOHANNAN (John D.), Editor: A Treasury of Asian Literature.

London, Phoenix House Ltd.1958. First Edition. Chapters on Story; Drama, Song, and Scripture.8vo. original black cloth very good condition. No dustwrapper. £10.00


3280. YONGE (Charlotte M.): The Three Brides.

London, Macmillan & Co. 1889. First Edition. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard, vignette title page and two further full page illustrations by Adrian Stokes. Cr.8vo. Newly rebound in full dark blue cloth, new endpapers. Inscription on verso fly leaf dated 1891. £50.00


1950. YOUNG (Francis Brett): Portrait of a Village. Monk's Norton, Worcs.

London, Wm. Heinemann 1937. First Edition. Frontispiece and other engravings on wood by Joan Hassall. Roy8vo. original dark blue cloth with gilt circle enclosing three gilt pears. Endpapers portraying a 'Cuckoo's-eye View of Monk Norton, Worcs.' Lovely condition. No inscriptions. £10.00


5003. ZIEGLER (Philip): The Sixth Great Power. Barings 1762-1929.

London, Collins. 1988. First Edition. Black and white illustrations. Very thick roy8vo. Original brown cloth as new in as new dustwrapper. No inscriptions. £10.00

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