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1 Montague Rhodes James: Praepositus Necnon Amicus 1862 - 1936
King's College, Cambridge 1936 
An uncommon item: three tributes to the late Provost of Eton College, writer, Biblical scholar. Softcover; original grey wraps. 30 pp.; portrait frontispiece. A Good+ copy that is clean and firm internally; the spine is noticeably worn and the front wrapper is partially attached. The wrappers themselves are showing heavy chips and edge-wear. A good, clean example of this scarce item. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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2 Earls Court Motor Show Catalogue 1956
Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Ltd 1956 
Paperback Catalogue with illustrated cover. G+ (some overall wear, rubbing, marks to cover). Overall an excellent reference example. 7024 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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3 Earls Court Motor Show Catalogue 1961
Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Ltd 1961 
Paperback Catalogue with illustrated cover. VG (some overall wear, rubbing, crease to rear). Overall an excellent reference example. 7025 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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4 Clergymen and Doctors : Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches
William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh 1868 
Undated [1868]. Green cloth covers, with gilt titles to front panel and spine; gilt rope vignettes to front panel and blind-stamped rope vignette to rear panel; all edges gilt. A Very Good, clean copy with just a little dulling to the spine, some rubbing to extremities, and a few light marks to front and rear. Contents are very clean and tight. An attractive example. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 Fry's Works Magazine Volume 1
J. S. Fry & Sons, London 1922 
A bound volume comprising issues one (November 1921) to twelve (October 1922). Blue publisher's clowith back titles and decorations to front cover and black titles to spine. 272 pp; with black-and-white illustrations aplenty and a fold-out plan of the company's Keynsham plant. An excellent copy that is showing some darkening to the spine and some light marks to front endpaper. Internally Fine. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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6 Jane Austen: A Bibliography
Nonesuch Press London 1929 1929 
Ltd numbered edition, one of 875 copies. With additional spine label tipped in at rear. No dustwrappper. A fine and very clean example. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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7 Range Table Part II: 1938 (With Amendment No. 1)
The War Office, London 1940 
Issued by the General Staff, Defence Headquarters, Pretoria. Staple-bound softcover, with illustrated beige wraps. 96 pp.; occasional diagrams, two fold-out and numerous other charts. A Good+ copy that is showing some marks and discolouration to the covers. The staples have rusted (with a little off-setting) but contents are clean and secure, though there is some handling to the pages and one or two discreet pencil notes throughout. The first two pages have a spot of loss at their outer edges. A good example of an uncommon military handbook. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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8 The Infantry Division in Battle 1950
The War Office, London 1950 
Green cloth wraps; staple-bound text. 86 pp.; with occasional diagrams. A Good+ copy. The text block has come loose from the covers but the leaves are clean and otherwise firmly bound. There is a little off-setting from the staples; the text is unaffected. A bright, clean copy. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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9 Wellingtons Mongrel Regiment. A History of the Chasseurs Britanniques Regiment 1801-1814.
Spellmount, Stapleshurst Kent, 2005 
First edition hardback. Fine in dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is housed in protective removable sleeve. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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10 Judy For Girls 1964 (annual).
D.C. Thomson, Dundee and London. 1964 
Stunning example in Fine dustwrapper. This is a one of a small collection of fine Girls annuals we have in stock. First edition hardback. Fine in Fine unclipped dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is housed in protective removable sleeve. An oustanding example of this classic 60's book. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 The Family Manual and Servants' Guide: with New and Improved Receipts arranged and adapted to the Duties of all Classes of Servants etc.
John Limbird, London 1835 
Forming a complete system of domestic management from the most recent sources, aided by numerous private communications. The Fourth edition. In original simple black cloth with gilt title to spine. Overall Good+, repaired split along edges of spine and some bubbling to cloth on the covers. 288pp plus appendicies and ads. Internally clean, tight and bright. Frontispiece of coronets (etc). 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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12 Trinity College, Cambridge
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1937 
Soft Cover. Grey card covers. 28 pp. Covers are very lightly creased. Internally clean and tight; some light foxing and creasing to the upper corners of several central pages. A good example. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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13 Fore and Aft Seamanship for Yachtsmen: With Names of Ropes, Sails, and Spars in a Cutter, Yawl, or Schooner
Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., London 
Undated (circa 1880). Pictorial buff -coloured boards over black cloth spine. 16 pp.; title-page vignette and a couple of drawings. In Good+ condition. The boards are a little marked and rubbed, with some pencil marks to front and rear cover. Internally clean and secure, though there are some pencil jottings to rear and light foxing to some pages. A decent example. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 Rosamund's Holiday Book
Collins' Clear Type Press 1922 
First edition, VG in original publisher's illustrated board covers. Illustrated endpapers, some foxing to page edges and first few pages, ink gift dedication to front endpaper. Colour plates by Cecil Aldin and John Hassall. Overall a pleasing example of this scarce monograph. 6959 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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15 The General Stud Book, Containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, etc etc, From the earliest Accounts to the year 1920 inclusive. Vol XXIV only.
London. Weatherby and Sons. 1921 
Vol 24 only. bound in full tree calf, with red labels and gilt compartments and lettering to the spine. A clean and tight example with some light creasing to some page corners. The hinges are excellent and there is some wear and rubbing to the spine. Nevertheless a pleasing example. Heavy book extra postal charges will apply 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 The General Stud Book, Containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, etc etc, From the earliest Accounts to the year 1924 inclusive. Vol XXV only.
London. Weatherby and Sons. 1925 
Vol 25 only. Bound in half calf with red labels and gilt compartments and lettering to the spine. A clean and tight example with some light foxing to prelims. The hinges are excellent and there is some wear and rubbing to the spine and edges. Nevertheless a pleasing example. Heavy book extra postal charges will apply 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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17 Profile Warship 20 HMS Hesperus.
Profile Publications 1972 
Ex Brazilian 'H' Class destroyer. Superb monograph. Please see other titles in this series which wea re listing. Original publisher's illustrated card covers. Numerous b/w photographic illustrations. VG+, minor oxidation to staples, not affecting text. Reduced postage on this item. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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18 Profile Warship 14 SMS SEYDLITZ
Profile Publications 1972 
GROSSER KREUZER 1913-1919. Superb monograph. Please see other titles in this series which we are listing. Original publisher's illustrated card covers. Numerous b/w photographic illustrations. VG+, minor oxidation to staples, not affecting text. Reduced postage on this item. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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19 Profile Warship 39 USS MISSISSIPPI (BB23)
Profile Publications 1973 
Superb monograph. Please see other titles in this series which we are listing. Original publisher's illustrated card covers. Numerous b/w photographic illustrations. VG+, minor oxidation to staples, not affecting text. Reduced postage on this item. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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20 Profile Warship 22 IJN Yukikaze
Profile Publications 1972 
Destroyer 1939-1970. Superb monograph. Please see other titles in this series which we are listing. Original publisher's illustrated card covers. Numerous b/w photographic illustrations. VG+, minor oxidation to staples, not affecting text. Reduced postage on this item. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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21 Profile Warship 26 Rubis Free French Submarine
Profile Publications 1972 
Superb monograph. Please see other titles in this series which we are listing. Original publisher's illustrated card covers. Numerous b/w photographic illustrations. VG+, minor oxidation to staples, not affecting text. Reduced postage on this item. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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22 Profile Warship 40 Her Netherlands Majesty's Ship
Profile Publications 1974 
Superb monograph. Please see other titles in this series which we are listing. Original publisher's illustrated card covers. Numerous b/w photographic illustrations. VG+, minor oxidation to staples, not affecting text. Reduced postage on this item. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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23 Shipwatch. Directory for Enthusiasts. 3rd edition 2000-2001
Good Way Leisure Ltd., 2001 
3rd edition for 2000-2001.Clean paperback showing some signs of use, but still an excellent reference title. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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24 Some Hampshire Homecraft, Compiled in Aid of the Extension for Women Fund
Wm. Hobbs & Son, Southampton 1928 
Printed paper wrappers (i.e. softcover), staple-bound text. 83 pp. A Fair copy - the text-block has become detached from the covers, the early pages and page-edges are a touch spotted, and there is a little off-setting from the staples. The wrappers are somewhat discoloured and marked, and a touch worn. Contents are clean and unmarked. A decent reference copy of this rare little cookery title. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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25 Earls Court Motor Show Catalogue 1951
Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Ltd 1951 
Paperback Catalogue with illustrated cover. G+ (some overall wear, rubbing, creasing and a tear to back). Overall an excellent reference example. 7021 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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26 The Cloathing Book 1742 - A Reproduction of The Cloathing Book with 94 Coloured British Military Costume Prints
The Naval and Military Press 2001 
Undated (circa 2001) facsimile. Hardback - glazed pictorial covers with no dust-wrapper issued. Near Fine condition with very minor bowing to covers and a spot of rubbing to extremities. Internally clean, crisp and tightly-bound: the reproductions of the coloured plates show well. A very decent copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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27 The Foreign Office List and Diplomatic and Consular Yearbook for 1956
Harrison & Sons, London 1956 
viii, 568 pp. Original red cloth covers with gilt crown and lettering to front cover and spine. Good+ condition. Front panel and spine are noticeable faded and the covers are just a little marked and slightly bumped at their extremities. Contents are firmly-bound , clean and annotation-free. Overall, a decent example. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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28 Bermuda, Nature's Fairyland.
The Bermuda Trade Development Board 1919 
The official tourists' guide book, as issued by the Bermuda Trade Development Board 1919-20. Original pictorial wrappers. 64 pp.; tissue-guarded colour frontispiece, fold-out map to rear, and many black-and-white photographs. VG paperback as issued. Overall wear with some short, closed tears and spotting to wrappers, minor edge- and corner-wear. Internally clean and firm. 6801 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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29 Famous Automobile Museums 3 - Porsche Museum
San'ei Shobo Publishing Co., Kitashinjuku 1980 
First edition hardback. VG, very clean and bright in publisher's original illustrated boards, small chip tot op of the spine, otherwise very clean and bright. Text in English and Japanese. An excellent Reference example. 6936 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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30 Air Board Technical Notes
Camden Miniature Steam Services 1997 
ISBN-10: 095193676X ISBN-13: 978-0951936764 1997 reprint, softcover in glazed illustrated card covers as issued. Some minor signs of reading and spine crease. Nevertheless a very pleasing example of this monograph. 6851 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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31 Air Board Technical Notes: Aircraft Rigging vol. 2
Camden Miniature Steam Services 1997 
ISBN-10: 0951936786 ISBN-13: 978-0951936788 1999 reprint, softcover in glazed illustrated card covers as issued. Some minor signs of reading and spine crease. Nevertheless a very pleasing example of this monograph. 6852 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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32 Earls Court Motor Show Catalogue 1952
Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Ltd 1952 
Paperback Catalogue with illustrated cover. G+ (some overall wear, rubbing, small chips and tears). Overall an excellent reference example. 7022 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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33 Earls Court Motor Show Catalogue 1955
Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Ltd 1955 
Paperback Catalogue with illustrated cover. VG+ (slight creasing to spine). Overall an excellent reference example. 7023 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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34 The Technical Facts of the Vintage Bentley
Bentley Drivers Club Ltd, Aylesbury 1955 
Portrait frontispiece of Walter Owen Bentley; additional drawings and diagrams, some folding. First edition hardback in dustwrapper. Near Fine, bumped, edges dusty and feint foxing to endpapers otherwise very clean and bright in G dustwrapper (some overall wear, surface scuffs to front panel, small chips to spine and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon monograph. 6883 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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35 Aston Martin Register 1963
Aston Martin Owners Club 1976 
The AMOC register for 1976. Burgundy plastic wrappers. bBack-and-white photographs. A Good+ example that is clean and tightly-bound. Internally VG+, with some light spotting to the outer page-edges. 6887 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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36 Hieronymus Bosch
Museum Boijmans Van Bueningen 2001 
Paperback Exhibition Catalogue from the Museum Boijmans Van Bueningen, Rotterdam. VG+, an excellent reference example. 7029 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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37 Proceedings of the Institution of Automobile Engineers 1938 -39
The Institution of Automobile Engineers 1939 
First edition, G+ in original publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine. An excellent reference example. 6911 . Heavy book extra shipping charges will apply. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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38 North Western Railway Time & Fare Table October 1946
North Western Railway Press, Lahore, India 1946 
Scarce Indian timetable. In original illustrated paper cover with map. Showing heavy wear, rubbing, chips, some loss to covers, internally VG with folding map present. Overall a pleasing reference example. 6928 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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39 Technical Manual - Scout cars, M3, M3A1, and 4.2 Mortar Motor Carriage, M2
War Department 1941 
Paperback technical manual. Showing overall wear, rubbing and dustiness. Marks, writing and stamps on cover and title page. A good reference example. 6932 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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40 'Ma' Jeffreys (Author), J.M. Craster (Editor) Fifteen Rounds a Minute: The Grenadiers at War
macmillan, London. 1976 
Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon monograph. 6156 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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41 A.R. Hope Moncrieff, Sutton Palmer (Illustrator) Bonnie Scotland
A & C Black, London 1904 
First edition, VG+ in original publisher's maroon half-morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine. Marbled endpapers. Some foxing to outer pages and page edges. Overall a pleasing fine binding. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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42 Adams, O. R. Lameness in Horses [Third Edition]
Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia 1974 
Pictorial orange cloth hardcover, with no dust-wrapper. 566 pp.; well illustrated with draiwngs and photographs. A generally VG copy, slightly bumped at the corners and showing spotting along the spine. Cotents are clean, tight, with a little foxing to page-edges. A solid, decent example. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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43 Alan Cathcart Ducati Motor Cycles
Osprey 1989 
Reprint 1989. edition hardback. Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon monograph. 6844 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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44 Alan Coles. Slaughter at Sea
Robert Hale, London. 1986. 
The Truth Behaind A Naval War Crime. First edition. VG+ in VG (spine rubbed and faded) dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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45 Alastair Grieve Whistler's Venice
ale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London 2000 

Price: 75.00 GBP
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46 Albert Damer Cooper, Liam Price An Eighteenth Century Antiquary. The sketches, notes and diaries of Austin Cooper, 1759-1830
John Falconer, Dublin, Ireland 1942 
First edition hardback no dustwrapper. G+ in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. 132, 58 pp plates, viii. Wonderfully illustrated throughout text and collection of plates at rear. Ornate bookplate to front free endpaper. Showing some light rubbing, dustiness and minor fading to the spine, otherwise a very pleasing example. Rare. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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47 Alderman, H.M. Old World Villages of the Isle of Wight
Henry J. Drane, London 
Undated: likely 1920s. Grey cloth boards, gilt titles. VG+ [light knocks to lower corners, light rubbing to spine-ends, a couple of unobtrusive marks to boards]. Text block is excellent, with only a spot of foxing to the preliminaries and the vestiages of an owner's inscription to front FEP. A very attractive copy indeed of this Isle of Wight title, with colour frontispiece and many sketches by the author. pp.108. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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48 Alexander, Ruth The Wrecker, Illustrated Edition [Readers Library]
The Readers Library Publishing Company, London n.d. 
Photoplay. Undated [likely 1930s]. Good+ in a VG dust-wrapper [the wrapper is showing a little wear and a spot of loss to the foot of the spine; a touch of foxing and toning to the outer page-edges, the rear endpaper has been taped]. Plates a little loose. Text block is VG; the dust-wrapper is very good indeed. A very good copy of this muder mystery, based on the stage play by Arnold Ridley and Bernard Merrivale. Includes stills from the play (one of which is loose). pp.252. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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49 Alison Uttley. Pictures by Margaret Tempest. Little Grey Rabbit's Paint-Box
Collins, London 1958 
First edition hardback in dustwrapper. Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG+ dustwrapper (some overall very light wear and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this title. 6734 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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50 Altman, Gail S. Beethoven: a Man of His Word
Anubian Press, Tallahassee 1996 
Softcover. 429 pp. A Good+, tight, clean and square copy showing some edge-wear and a spot of earing to the corners. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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51 Amaduzzi, Daniele and Morosini, Nestore F1 The Book
Edizioni World Cross, Parma, Italy 1992 
Bound in green cloth, unclipped dust-wrapper. 191 pp.; well illustrated with color photographs. Housed in a presentation cardboard box. A Near Fine copy [just a spot of toning to the page-edges] in a VG+ wrapper showing a little edge-wear and shallow creasing. Please note that this is a heavy book which may require additional postage costs. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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52 Amanda Triossi and Daniela Mascetti (SIGNED) The Necklace: From Antiquity to the Present
Thames & Hudson. 1997 
ISBN: 0500017670 / 0-500-01767-0 First edition, hardback. INSCRIBED by the author - 'With best wishes - Daniela Mascetti 25/11/1998.' Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine slightly bumped and rubbed dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Scarce signed. 6389. Heavy book, extra shipping charges may apply. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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53 An Angler [attr. Sir Humphry Davy] Salmonia : or, Days of Fly Fishing in a Series of Conversations
John Murray, London 1828 
First edition. Hardback, contemporary brown paper-covered boards with black lettering on cream title-label (which is browned) to spine. Publisher's ads, viii, 273 pp.; occasional text engravings. A clean, tightly-bound copy with light foxing throughout - the foxing is a trifle heavier on the endpapers and early and latter pages. The covers are a little edge-worn and marked; the spine and spine-joints have some superficial surface cracks but the book is structurally very sound - the hinges have likely been recent stabilised. Overall, a very decent copy indeed. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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54 An Englishwoman In Paris (Mrs. Frances Keyzer) French Household Cooking with a number of recipes from the best Paris chefs - Simple and Inexpensive
Country Life Ltd, London, 1919 
Four edition, paper wraps. Superb condition, in original illustrated softcover. Scarce in this format. Near Fine, pencil inscription on front endpaper. An excellent example. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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55 Andre Kukla Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science (Philosophical Issues in Science)
Routledge, London 2000 
Paperback. VG+, slight signs of reading, but otherwise very clean and bright. A pleasing example. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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56 Andrew Brown The Neutron And The Bomb
Oxford University Press 1997 

Price: 40.00 GBP
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57 Andrews, C.F. Vickers Aircraft Since 1908.
Putnam, London 1969 
First edition. Navy blue cloth hardcover, gilt titles to spine. VG some light rubbing to the spine and ink inscription to the front endpaper. Worn dustwrapper showing chips and tears.. 566 pp.; well embellished with b/w photographs, drawings, charts; appendices. Dustwrapper housed in removable protective dustwrapper sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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58 Angel, Martin V. (Ed.) Marine science of the North-West Indian Ocean and adjacent waters, Proceedings of the Mabahiss John Murray International Symposium, Egypt, 3-6 September 1983
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1984 
Deep Sea Research. Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers. Vol. 31. (ISBN: 0080302858 / 0-08-030285-8) First edition softcover in illustrated card covers. VG, clean and bright with neat ink name on endpaper. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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59 Angel, Martin V. (ed.) ; Smith, Robert L. (ed.) Progress in Oceanography Volume 43 Numbers 2 -4 , 1999
Pergamon Press, Oxford 1999 
Oceanographic journal covering March to June 1999, Softcover, 157 - 485 pp.; with charts, maps, diagrams and extensive bibliographies. A Near Fine copy showing just a spot of creasing to the covers. Internally Fine and free from annotations. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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60 Angel, Martin V. (ed.) ; Smith, Robert L. (ed.) Progress in Oceanography Volume 24 Numbers 1 - 4 , 1990
Pergamon Press, Oxford 1990 
Oceanographic journal . Softcover. ix, 343 pp.; with charts, maps, diagrams and extensive bibliographies. A VG copy showing just a spot of curling to the corners and light edge-wear. Internally Fine and free from annotation, though there is a discreet previous owner's name to the first page. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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61 Anne Pitcher Owen Tyler, Mr Motorcycling
c.1999 
Paperback, photograph to front cover, VG, crease on cover. Signed by the author and by Owen Tyler on page 8. 6935 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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62 Anne Rochester (Illustrator) Nursery Rhyme ABC
Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd 
First edition, VG+ in original publisher's bumped and rubbed illustrated boards. A very pleasing example. 6998 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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63 Anon Remembering for the Future: The Impact of the Holocaust and Genocide on Jews and Christians: PREPRINTS; SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME: Papers to Be Presented At an International Scholar's Conference to Be Held in Oxford, 10-13 July 1988
Pergamon Press 1988 
Paperback as issued. Good showing overall rubbing and general wear and some ink annotations. An excellent reference example. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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64 Anonymous The Mysterious Basket.
Gall & Inglis (1898) 
VG, hardback, undated in red illustrated boards. Petersfield Board School bookplate dated 1898-9 on front paste down. Some foxing and offsetting to endpapers and edges, spine bumped, rubbed and slightly faded. Some foxing to the title, otherwise clean and bright internally. 7031 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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65 Anthony Armstrong, A.K. Macdonald (Illustrator) The Naughty Princess
Macdonald & Co. Ltd., London c.1945 
First Edition Hardback, no date c.1945. VG+, bumped, ink gift dedication on front endpaper otherwise very clean and bright in G+ illustrated dustwrapper (some overall wear, rubbing, small chips and tears) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. A pleasing example of this collection of fairy tales for adults. 6957 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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66 Arbuthnott, The Honourable Mrs. The Henwife
Thomas C. Jack, London 1886 
Twelfth edition. Original beige paper-covered boards with maroon text and bird vignette to front panel. 220 pp.; ten plates (as called for), including four in colour, plus numerous text engravings. Covers are bumped and foxed and the back-strip has gone. Contents are clean, however, with some foxing to early matter page-edges, and occasional slack hinges; the frontispiece is dispatched. Overall, a decent breaker-copy. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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67 Archer, Margaret. The Silent Sisters
Jarrolds London [1950] 
First edition hardback in dustwrapper. VG+ in bumped original publisher's tan boards with brown titles . Edges dusty, ink name to front endpaper, otherwise a clean and bright example. In Good+ price clipped dustwrapper showing chipping, rubbing, some tears and some slight discolouration. The wrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. Overall an attractive example.4683 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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68 Ardizzone, Edward Nicholas and the Fast Moving Diesel
Oxford University Press, London 1959 
Pictorial boards, with unclipped dust-wrapper. Unpaginated; illustrated superbly in colour and b/w by Ardizzone. Reissue. A VG copy [ownership inscription to front pastedown, light spotting to the top edge] in a VG , slightly discoloured dust-wrapper that very lightly chipped at the spine-ends and corners and showing some very minor edge-wear. Internally excellent. A very attractive copy. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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69 Arfa, general Hassan. Under Five Shahs
John Murray, London. 1964. 
General Afra was an officer in the Iranian Army for thirty years before his political and diplomatic career. First edition. Near Fine slightly bumped example, in VG dustwrapper showing some minor wear 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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70 Arkell, R. L. Caroline of Ansbach; George The Second's Queen
Oxford University Press, London, 1939. 
First edition hardback. Good in original publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to the spine with gilt heraldic crest on the front panel; illustrated end papers. 8vo. [xv] 338 printed pages of text with monochrome photographic plates throughout. The boards are worn, 5mm split to lower spine edge, rubbed, bumped and showing some discolouration. Internally clean and bright with some offsetting to front blank. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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71 Armour, G. Denholm Sport and there's the humour of it
Hutchinson & Co, London c.1941 
Undated Hardback G+ in original publisher's orange cloth with black titles to spine and illustrated front. Signed by the author with associated letter dated 1941. In G+ dustwrapper (some overall wear, rubbing, small chips and tears) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. 6805 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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72 Armour, George Denholm Bridle and Brush
Etre and Spottiswoode (Publishers) Ltd 1937 
First Edition Hardback. In original publisher's bumped red cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Four colour plates and 127 black and white drawings. G+, some fading to spine, foxing to endpapers and page edges. 6818 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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73 Arnold, H.J.P. William Henry Fox Talbot. Pioneer of Photography and Man of Science.
Hutchinson Benham, London 1977 
Near Fine, bumped otherwise very clean and bright in VG dustwrapper (some overall very light wear, fading to spine and rubbing, ) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. Still a pleasing example of this uncommon monograph. 6004 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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74 Arnold, R. Arthur The History of the Cotton Famine DEDICATION COPY From the fall of Sumter to the passing of the Public Works Act.
Saunders, Otley & Co., London 1864 
First edition. The Dedication copy, inscribed the author to The Right Hon. Earl of Derby. Bound in dark green cloth with gilt device to upper cover and gilt titles to spine. xiv, 570, [16] pp. A VG copy that is showing some light marks, bumps and light rubbing to the boards, rubbing to the spine-ends and knocks to the corners. Internally firm, clean and securely-bound, save for a couple of slightly loose hinges and cracks to the endpapers. A very handsome copy indeed. 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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75 Ashwell, Lena Myself a Player - Lena Ashwell's Autobiography
Michael Joseph, London 1936 
First edition hardback with dust-wrapper. 288 pp.; occasional b/w photographs. Owner's name to half-title. Front free endpaper has been removed, otherwise a firm and clean copy with a little bumping to the spine-edges and corners. In a Poor, tattered wrapper showing significant loss. A decent copy, however. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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76 Asimov, Isaac The Currents of Space
T.V. Boardman & Co., London 1955 
A scarce UK first edition of Asimov's novel (the first in the Triangle trilogy) which was first published in the US three years earlier. Very Good+ in a Good+ wrapper that has chips to the corners and spine-ends (with some loss to the head of the spine); there is a large horizontal tear and associated creasing to the upper edge on the rear panel. Internally, Fine. A very tidy example. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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77 Aspinall-Oglander, Cecil Roger Keyes
The Hogarth Press, London 1951 
From the collection of General Arthur Palliser. A letter to Palliser from writer Henry Taprell Dorling is tipped in to the front endpaper, as is a TLS review on the fly-leaf. Another owner's bookplate is affixed to the front pastedown. 478 pp.; portrait frontispiece, b/w photographs. A Very Good copy with no dust-wrapper. Blue cloth boards are a little bumped at the corners and the spine-ends are a touch rubbed. Otherwise, contents are clean and secure with just a little light foxing to page-edges. A very bright copy with an excellent literary and naval association. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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78 Aubrey Beardsley The Later Work of Aubrey Beardsley
The Bodley Head 1912 
1912 reprint edition hardback. VG+ in original publisher's blue cloth with silver titles and decoration to spine and front. Some overall light wear, rubbing bumping and lacks front endpaper. Small split to cloth top of spine. 7016 Heavy book, extra shipping charges may apply. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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79 Aubrey Beardsley The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley
The Bodley Head 1911 
1911 reprint edition hardback. VG in original publisher's blue cloth with silver titles and decoration to spine and front. Some overall light wear, rubbing bumping and lacks front endpaper. Still a pleasing, clean and bright example. 7015. Heavy book, extra shipping charges may apply. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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80 AUSTEN J., CHAPMAN R.W, ed. The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions. With Notes Indexes and Illustrations from contemporary Sources. Volume V. [Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.] [Third Edition thus]
Oxford University Press 1948 
Third edition, fourth impression. 2 frontispieces, 10 plates, 310pp. Bound in original publisher's dark green bumped cloth, with gilt titles to the spine. Slight offsetting and foxing to the endpapers, otherwise very clean and bright internally. In original dustwrapper showing some overall wear, foxing, some chipping and darkening to the spine. Still a pleasing example with the wrapper housed in a protective removable sleeve. Please see the other volumes we are listing. 5692 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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81 AUSTEN J., CHAPMAN R.W, ed. The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions. With Notes Indexes and Illustrations from contemporary Sources. Volume III. [Mansfield Park.] [Third Edition thus]
Oxford University Press 1948 
Third edition, fourth impression. frontispieces, 7 plates, 568pp. Bound in original publisher's dark green bumped cloth, with gilt titles to the spine. Slight offsetting and foxing to the endpapers, otherwise very clean and bright internally. In original dustwrapper showing some overall wear, foxing, some chipping and darkening to the spine. ink line to inner rear flap Still a pleasing example with the wrapper housed in a protective removable sleeve. Please see the other volumes we are listing. 5693 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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82 AUSTEN Jane, CHAPMAN, R.W. (ed.) Emma [The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions. With Notes Indexes and Illustrations from contemporary Sources. Volume IV].
Oxford University Press 1952 
Third edition, fifth impression. 3 frontispieces, 7 plates, 3 title-pages in facsimile and 4 full-page type-facsimiles 522pp. Bound in original publisher's green bumped cloth, with gilt titles to the slightly mottled spine. Slight offsetting to the endpapers, otherwise very clean and bright internally. In original price clipped dustwrapper showing some overall wear, foxing and darkening to the spine. Still a pleasing example with the wrapper housed in a protective removable sleeve. Please see the other volumes we are listing. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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83 Austen, J & Chapman, R W (editor) Jane Austen's Letters to her Sister Cassandra and Others
London Oxford University Press. 1969 
Second edition hardback reprinted with corrections. Near Fine, very clean and bright in Near Fine price clippped dustwrapper which is housed in protective removable sleeve. An outstanding example. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. 5834 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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84 Austen, Jane The Watsons
Methuen, London 1928 
Hardback. Grey pictorial covers; blue cloth spine lettered in gilt. Very Good condition with no dust-wrapper. 183 pp. A noticeable bump to the upper corner of the front panel and minor rubbing and darkening to the spine, otherwise covers are clean and sharp. Internally clean and firm with scattered, light foxing to some pages. A very presentable copy of an attractive edition. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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85 Austen, Jane The Works of Jane Austen : Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan (inc. The Watsons and a Memoir, and Letters
Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1900 
Twelve volumes. Publisher's original olive-green cloth with gilt titles and decorations to upper covers and spines. Top-edge gilt. With black-and-white tissue-guarded frontispieces to each volume. A Good+ set showing browning and chipping (with some loss of cloth) to spines of each volume, plus some fading to the boards. Contents, however, are very clean, tight and unmarked; the frontispiece of Pride Vol II has become detached. A decent set, ideal for binding. 
Price: 375.00 GBP
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86 Austen, Jane Sense and Sensibility [The Adelphi Edition of the Works of Jane Austen]
W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge 1930 
Undated [1930]. Publisher's blue cloth covers with gilt lettering and devices to front panel and gilt lettering to spine. Very Good condition with no dust-wrapper. 412 pp. Owner's name inked on to the front endpaper. A very clean, firmly-bound copy showing a little fading to spine and minor bumps to the extremities. There are just a few faint marks to the rear panel but overall a very presentable copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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87 Austen, Jane Mansfield Park
The Zodiac Press, London 1979 
ISBN: 0701112336 Reprint. Hardcover with price-clipped dust-wrapper. 356 pp. Near Fine condition with very light bumps to the spine-edges, in a sharp, clean wrapper showing some sunning to spine and a few light marks. Internally clean, tightly-bound and inscription-free. A lovely copy - with striking cover-art by John Sergeant - now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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88 Austen, Jane Sense and Sensibility
The Zodiac Press, London 1978 
ISBN: 0701112379 Reprint. Hardcover with price-clipped dust-wrapper. 279 pp. Very Good+ condition with mild rubbing to extremities and a few light spots to page-edges; in a sharp, clean wrapper showing light sunning to spine, minor chipping and wear to extremities, and a few faint marks on the rear panel. Internally clean, tightly-bound and inscription-free. A pleasing copy - with striking cover-art by John Sergeant - now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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89 Austen, Jane Northanger Abbey
The Zodiac Press, London 1979 
ISBN: 0701112344 Reprint. Hardcover with price-clipped dust-wrapper. 239 pp. Very Good condition with slight bumps to corners and a few light spots to page-edges; in a sharp, clean wrapper showing light sunning to spine, minor wear to extremities, and a few small splashes on the rear panel. Internally clean, tightly-bound and inscription-free. A pleasing copy - with striking cover-art by John Sergeant - now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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90 Austen, Jane ; Brock, C. E. (illustrations) Mansfield Park..
Macmillan and Co., Ltd. London. 1908 
With 24 coloured illustrations by C. E. Brock. Stunningly bound in full vellum, with ornate gilt floral decorations and gilt titles to upper cover and spine; top-edge gilt; uncut page-edges. A VG+ example that is showing some minor bowing and light, unobtrusive spotting to the vellum boards. Internally, the pages are tightly-bound and clean, with occasional light spotting to some leaves; a previous owner's gift dedication to the half-title. The outer page-edges are slightly darkened. Overall, a very good example indeed. 
Price: 395.00 GBP
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91 Austen, Jane ; Johnson, R. Brimley (selected, and with an introduction, by) The Letters of Jane Austen
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1925 
First edition thus. Original dark-tan cloth binding, cream title-lable to spine; uncut page-edges. Unclipped dust-wrapper, priced 6'- net on the spine. A very clean and firm copy with light bumps to corners and little spotting to page-edges; in a decent wrapper showing overall toning, darkening to the spine, and some minor chipping and creasing to edges. Overall, a very presentable copy, now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. Uncommon in dust-wrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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92 Austen, Jane ; Southam, B. C. (ed.) Volume the Second [Jane Austen's Childhood Works]
Oxford University Press. 1963 
First edition hardback of . Very Good+ condition in Very Good, unclipped dust-wrapper. Grey paper boards over grey cloth spine; untrimmed page-edges. 236 pp.; b/w frontispiece and b/w folding plate to rear; spare title-label tipped in at the rear. An excellent, unmarked copy (owner's bookplate to front pastedown) in a very presentable wrapper showing minor chips to the spine-ends and light browning to spine. A very decent example, housed in protective removable dust-wrapper sleeve. An obituary of Brian Southam is loosely laid in. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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93 Austen, Jane ; Thomson, Hugh (illus.) Sense and Sensibility
Macmillan, London 1926 
Bound in maroon calf with ornate gilt decorations to spine and cover; top-edge gilt. Reprint Edition Hardback. G+, a little bumped at the corners and showing a slight spine-tilt and slight fading to spine. Contents are very clean, unmarked - just a little browning to the endpapers. Overall, a pleasing example of a very attractive edition. 6899 
Price: 26.00 GBP
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94 Austen, Jane ; Vox, Maximilien (illustrations) Pride and Prejudice
J. M. Dent & Sons, Limited, London 1938 
Reprint. Very Good condition hardcover with no dust-wrapper. Publisher's grey cloth with blue decoration. v, [1], 337 pp.; with eight elegant coloured plates by Vox. A firm, clean copy showing minor bumping to extremities and a little darkening on the spine. There are a few light marks to the outer page-edges, otherwise a bright, attractive example. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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95 Austen, Jane. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.
Simms & M'intyre, London. 1850 
Bound in contemporary half-leather with embossed brown cloth boards. 298 pp. A Good+ copy that is showing noticeable wear and knocks to the corner-pieces and spine-ends, with fading to the spine' some minor loss to the head of the spine. The leaves are clean and firmly bound, with only light spotting and marks to the endpaper (plus a neat previous owner's inscription to the front FEP). 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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96 Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1923 
Fine Cosway style binding in full red morocco. Spine with five gilt raised bands and compartments elaborately decorations and ruled. Front board with hand painted minature of Jane Austen (2.3 inches high) under glass. Housed in custom fit clamshell box. First editions thus. Fine and beautiful binding by The Chelsea Bindery of London. First editions thus. Fine and beautiful binding by The Chelsea Bindery of London. 
Price: 3750.00 GBP
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97 Austen, Jane. Persuasion.
W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge 1945 
Adelphi Edition, originally published by Secker. Undated - circa 1945 as the paper has a War-time Economy feel to it. Original publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles. 282 pp. Very Good+ condition with slight bumping to the spine-ends and corners; in a slightly marked but bright and unclipped dust-wrapper showing a little wear to its extremities. Internally clean, tight and unmarked. A nice copy, now housed in a protective dust-wrapper covering. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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98 Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice.
Mlles and Miles, London 1900 
A highly uncommon edition which David Gilson appears not to reference in his bibliography and the British Library does list. Not dated, but likely 1900 - 1910. Original publisher's dark-green cloth (i.e. hardcover) with gilt lettering and blind-stamped decorations to front panel and spine. 384 pp. A Good only, slightly imperfect copy with the usual rubbing and scuffing to covers., and light bumps to corners Internally clean and firmly-bound for the most part, though the front cover-hinge has sprung and the first signature is a touch loose. There is a previous owner's annotation on the title page; else pages are showing uniform, quite heavy, browning throughout, and there is a previous owner's name and a splash on the front endpaper. Overall, though, a decent example. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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99 Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice
Gresham Publishing Co.London 1900 
Illustrated with six full-page mono plates by Chris.Hammond. Introduction by William Keith Leask. xxi, 392 pp. Maroon cloth spine with gilt art nouveau design and gilt titles (designed by Talwyn Morris). Olive green cloth boards. A VG, sharp example showing quite some light foxing to page-edges and the outer page-margins, plus a little rubbing to the spine-ends and light marks to the boards. Contents are very clean and firmly-bound. - a previous owner's name adorns the first blank. Overall, a very presentable copy. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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100 Austen, Jane. Pride And Prejudice
George Routledge and Sons, London. c 1883 
A very pleasing late Victorian edition. Bound in the publisher's original dark red cloth with gilt titling and ornate floral design to the spine. All edges gilt, showing some overall light wear, rubbing, bumping and marginal fading to the fore edge. Internally clean and bright with the b/w frontispiece in excellent order. Aside from some foxing to the endpaprs, a tight example of this scarce later issue of Gilson E61, pp 384, printed by Woodfall and Kinder, Printers, 70 Long Acre, London. 6864 
Price: 185.00 GBP
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