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[SB564] Bevan, Tom. The Thane of the Dean: A tale of the time of the Conqueror. ill. Speed, Lancelot. London: S. W. Partridge & Co, Presumed First. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. No date. (c 1899) Presentation bookplate dated 1920. Blue illust. cloth boards rubbed, some insect damage but good. Silver spine title vg. 168 pp + 32 pp Partridge book catalogue. Four plates (as called for) by Speed. Paper browned as is normal. Endpapers browned. Scarce Bevan title.
[SB529] Boreham, F. W.,. The Crystal Pointers. London: The Epworth Press, 1930. Third Edition. 18cm x 12cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards vg. Black spine title and front board title vg. 272 pp clean and tight. Price clipped d/j spine sunned (now protected). Third (Pocket) edition.
[LL1574] Burton, Richard F. A Complete System of Bayonet Exercise. Vancouver: Pierway Publishing, 2002. Limited/Numbered. Cloth. As New / No Jacket. One of 750 numbered copies, an exact facsimile of the first edition published by William Clowes & Sons in London in 1853. 36 pp. + 6 pp adverts. Almost completely hand made, printed on acid-free, vellum paper with maroon dutch comb endpapers, smyth-sewn in the traditional way and bound in morocco textured red gilt cloth. With six wood engraved figures in the text. The rarest of all Burton's Books, only 10 copies of the first edition thought to exist. This is the only reprint edition of this book. Exact facsimile of original in British Library.
 Campbell, Naomi. Swan. London: Book Club Associates, 1994. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. By arrangement with Heinemann who printed first edition also in 1994. Novel by supermodel. Black cloth boards, silver title on spine fine. 359 pp, text clean and tight. Unclipped d/w v/g. Small stain back endpaper.
[SB637] Churchill, Winston S. The World Crisis 1911-1918 (4 Volumes). ill. Photographs. London: Odhams Press, c. 1939. Reprint. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Four volume set, each volume bound in red cloth with gilt signature reproduced on the front cover. Gilt spine titles etc. blocked onto three black leather labels. Spines faded and the covers are dull, with a few spots. Internally clean and tight. Vol 1: 1-430 pp, Vol 2: 431-808 pp, Vol 3: 809- 1154 pp, Vol 4: 1155-1472 pp Incl. Index and maps. Some insect spotting to edges, some endpapers browned. A very scarce set offered at a reduced price because of cover appearance.
 Cordell, Michael. Red Express: The Greatest Rail Journey - from the Berlin Wall to the Great Wall of China. ill. Solness, Peter. Brookvale NSW: Simon & Schuster, 1990. First Australian Edition. 31cm x 24cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled at top else fine (now protected). 255 pp bright and tight. Profusely illust in colour and b/w. Based on the major TV series.
 Craik, Mrs. John Halifax, Gentleman. ill. Dixon, A A. London: Collins Clear Type, 155mm x 105mm. Tooled Leatherette. Very Good / No Jacket. Tooled leatherette boards fine. Gilt spine title fine. Spine chipped head and foot. 574 pp, clean and tight. Clipped half title page. No date, but presumed early 1900's.
 Crichton, Michael. The Great Train Robbery. London: Book Club Associates, 1976. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Yellow cloth vg, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w v/g (very slightly rubbed head and foot). 255 pp, text clean and tight, paper slightly browned.
 Dark, Eleanor. The Timeless Land. Sydney: Collins, 1963. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards faded. Spine sunned. Gilt spine title fair. 400 pp., minor foxing , some pencil annotations. Prev owner's stamp on front fly leaf. A good copy of this classic work.
 Davidson, Lionel. Smith's Gazelle. London: Book Club Associates, 1972. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Grey boards and gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w very slightly chipped. 252 pp., clean and tight. Hamud, a runaway one-eyed Arab shepherd boy, seeing himself as the subject of divine grace, sets out to re-populate the Holy Land with gazelles.
[SB524] Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. ill. Michael, A. C.,. London: Hodder & Stoughton, . First Thus. 21cm x 16cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. No date. Red cloth boards rubbed, frayed at edges and hinges but good. Front board black illust. good. Gilt spine title dull but good. 136 pp. Paper heavily browned at edges, less in text area, brittle. Some foxing near endpapers. Colour frontis with tissue guard and 7 other full page colour plates tipped in + 6 b/w illust., all by A. C. Michael, as called for in "Illustrations". Illust. endpapers. Prev. owner's stamp top p 1. A very scarce edition.
 Durrell, Lawrence. Stiff Upper Lip. ill. Bentley, Nicolas. London: Faber & Faber, 1959. Reprint. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards mild shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j slightly sunned else fine (now protected). 94 pp clean and tight (mild foxng as is normal with this edition). Second impression. Signed by author on flyleaf.
 Editors, Time-Life Books. The Enchanted World: Ghosts. Amsterdam: Time-Life Books, 1985. First Thus. 31cm x 24cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards near fine. Front board gilt design, pasted illust and gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, minor rubbing but vg (now protected). 143 pp clean and tight. Colour and b/w illust. First European English language edition.
 Epton, Nina. The Palace and the Jungle. London: Oldbourne Press, 24cm x 16cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Presumed first edition. Blue cloth with decorative black blind stamped front cover. Head and spine slightly faded. 218 pp., edges slightly foxed else clean throughout. Many b/w illus. Book dealer's stamp on front endpaper. Author travelled through Indonesia in late 1950's studying tribal people of Java
 Ferguson, Robert. Surnames as a Science. London: Routledge & Sons, 1884. Second Revised. 20 x 13 Cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Tight, clean copy complete. Brown decorative cover slightly rubbed. Gilt title good. Text clean. Minor foxing. Prev owner (Arthur Vincent Green) bookplate on endpaper. 256 pp incl extensive index.
 France, Anatole. Thais. London: The Bodley Head, 1926. Later Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Translation by Robert D. Douglas.Orange deco. boards and gilt spine title fine. Paper d/j chipped head of spine, closed tear sunned (now protected). 243 pp, + adverts., clean and tight. Minor foxing both endpaers.
 Galsworthy, John. Over the River. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1933. Reprint of First Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Deco. green cloth boards some shelf wear, slightly cocked, rubbed else vg. Gilt spine title good and front board title and device vg. "Chaucer Library" pastedown illust front board and bookplate, ex library number, front flyleaf. 322 pp uncut, block tight. Some foxing and soiling else vg. Galsworthy's last novel, published in America as "One More River".
 Gay, John. The Beggar's Opera. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1923. First Thus. 19cm x 12cm. Decorative Paper. Good / No Jacket. Original stiffened decorative paper covers slightly browned else good. 84 pp tight, good for age. Minor foxing to foredge. Prev. owner's name fron flyleaf. Based on the 1765 ed. which had been collated with the first of 1728. Very collectable.
 Gibson, Winifred. The Right Way to Swim. Kingswood Surrey: Right Way Books, 1952. Second Printing. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Poor. Blue cloth boards rubbed, soiled, spine chipped. Price clipped d/j torn, some loss from spine, front near complete (now protected). 186 pp tight. Paper slightly yellowed. B/w photos & sketches. Index. Very scarce 2nd Large Edition.
 Gray, Arthur & Brittain, Frederick. A History of Jesus College Cambridge. London: Heinemann, 1960. Revised Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards, gilt coat of arms front board and black and gilt spine label all vg. Spine mildly bumped. Unclipped d/j mildly soiled and sunned else vg. (now protected). 221 pp tight. Illust endpapers. B/w illust. Gray's 1902 edition with update of past 100 years by Brittain.
 Green, Graham. The Human Factor. London: Book Club Associates, 1978. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Cloth. Fine / Fair. Blue/green boards, gilt title. 334 pp. Some foxing/yellowing to page edges. Owner's name inside end paper.
 Hemingway, Ernest. The Garden of Eden. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986. Reprint of First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth/paper. Very Good / Very Good. Beige paper boards fine. Cream cloth spine small stain else fine. Spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly rubbed, foxed top edge else fine (now protected). 247 pp clean and tight. "Not for Resale" stamp in red on top edge. First published 25 years after Hemingway's death, this is a provocative and astonishingly modern novel. Not stated first edition.
 Hornady, Joyce W.,. Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading. Grand Island Nebraska: Hornady Manufacturing Company, 1989. Third Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / No Jacket. Ninth Printing. Illust paper hardback boards near fine. 665 pp clean and tight. Illust. by drawings and photographs. Contains : Components of Cartridges, Operation of Reloading, Rifle reloading data, Pistol reloading data, Thompson center data, Problems Tips and techniques for the reloader, ballistics tables, wind and elevation tables, Boxer primer chart, Shellholder chart, Conversion tables and Pacific pistol chart.
 Keneally, Thomas. Schindler's Ark (Schindler's List in USA). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton, 1983. Reprint of First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed at foot else vg. Unclipped d/j clean and bright (now protected). 432 pp clean and bright, block slightly cocked but tight. Very slight foxing front and back flyleaf. Inscription on front flyleaf " To Colin Munro, Taswegian friend, Best wishes. Tom Keneally 1983." Fourth reprint of first edition. 1982 Booker Prize winner, the basis for Spielberg's movie "Schindler's List".
 Le Carre, John. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. London: Reprint Society, 1964. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Poor. Black boards, red and gilt spine in good condition. Slight foxing and yellowing. 240 pp. Chipped and stained d/j. Owner's name on end paper.
[SB550] Le Queux, William. Three Knots: a Mystery. London: Ward Lock & Co, 1923. Reprint. 17cm x 12cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Red cloth boards insect damaged, fair. Text block yellowed, foredge chipped, endpapers foxed. 251 pp + adverts. Back hinge starting. Owner name front endpaper. Scarce.
 Manzoni, Alessandro. The Betrothed. London: G Bell & Sons, 1914. Reprint of First Edition. 17cm x 11cm. Decorative Cloth. Part of Set. Very Good / Fair. Maroon deco. cloth boards faded. Gilt spine title and device sunned but good. Unclipped d/j torn, faded, browned, many closed tears (now protected) Price cancellation stamp on front d/j. 374 pp clean and tight. Many b/w period illust. This is Vol 1 only of two. Number 59 in Bohn's Popular Library series.
 Marryat, Captain. Masterman Ready. Peal Classic Library, Cloth. Fair / Fair. Young adult adventure. 256 pp. Good tight copy. Chipped d/w. Pages yellowed, owner's name on endpaper.
 Marshall, Richard. Witchcraft: The History and Mythology. Sydney: The Book Company, 1995. Second. 29cm x 23cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards minor shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j lightly rubbed else vg (now protected). 107 pp clean and tight. Over 175 b/w and colour illust. Illust endpapers.
 Monsarrat, Nicholas. The Tribe That Lost Its Head. London: Cassell, 1956. Reprint. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards slightly bumped head and tail. Sunned along tail. Gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/w chipped head and tail, rubbed (now protected). 538 pp., block tight, text has some foxing throughout, new front endpaper professionally fitted. A novel of religion, pagan ritual and intrigue on a mythical island off the coast of Africa.
 Montgomery, L M. Anne of the Island. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1941. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green decorative cloth boards bumped and slightly faded. 277 pp., text yellowed but tight and clean. A good clean copy from the series of "Anne" books.
 Morgan, Charles. The Fountain. London: MacMillan, 1935. Later Edition. 18cm x 12cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red deco. cloth boards and gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j browned, chipped head and tail (now protected). 434 pp tight, browning to edges. Foxing both endpapers. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. First Cottage Library ed. of book first published 1932.
 Morton, H V. In Search of England. London: Methuen & Co, 1929. Revised. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards some insect damage else vg. Gilt spine title fair, front board deco fine. 286 pp (+ 8 pp adverts) clean and tight. Foredge and foot uncut. Index. 18 b/w illust. Endpaper maps, mildy foxed. 9th edition (revised) of this classic tour of England.
 Pape, Richard. Boldness be My Friend. London: Elek, 1955. Reprint. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Good. 6th Impression 1955. Red cloth boards mildy water stained else vg. Gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, closed tears (now protected). 309 pp + 5 pp maps clean and tight. Illust. by photographs. Inscribed by author in Port Moresby 15 June 1965 to Renata & Percy (Cochrane) "truest wishes always.... Gratefull thanks to both for loyalty and many kindnesses".
 Poe, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination. London: Collins Clear Type, Later Edition. 16cm x 11cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Maroon cloth faded, bumped. Gilt spine title good. 476 pp + adverts., slightly fallen but clean. Minor foxing verso frontis. plate. 6 b/w illust. A good copy.
 Priestley, J. B.. The Good Companion. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1930. Reprint of First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards bumped foredge foot and spine. Gilt spine title vg. Price clipped (from spine) d/j soiled, sunned, chipped head and tail, some loss (now protected). 640 pp mostly clean, block slightly fallen, bumped foredge foot. 7th impression of 1929 first ed. Prev. owner's inscription front flyleaf.
[SB565] Roberts, W. Adolphe. Creole Dusk. London: Herbert Jenkins Ltd, 1949. Second Printing. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Second Impression of First UK edition. Red cloth boards light shelf wear. Black spine title vg. Price clipped d/j mildly chipped, spine faintly sunned (now protected).304 pp clean and tight. Endpapers foxed. Scarce.
 Sutcliff, Rosemary. Sword at Sunset. London: The Book Club, 1963. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Red cloth boards bumped but good. Spine sunned, title clear. 448 pp., text clean and tight. Some foxing near endpapers.
 Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver's Travels. ill. Brock, Charles E.. London: MacMillan, 1980. First Thus. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Facsimile edition of 1894 edition (also by MacMillan). Brown cloth boards, gilt title on front board and spine, all fine. Unclipped d/j (tiny 8 mm tear foredge head) else fine.
 Swinglehurst, Edmund. Hong Kong. ill. Photographs. New York: Mayflower Books, Reprint. 32cm x 24cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Maroon cloth boards mild shelf wear else vg. Unclipped d/j torn, curled, repaired inside with archival tissue (now protected). 96 pp clean and tight. Ownership inscription verso front flyleaf. Colour photographic snapshop of Hong Kong.
 The Birmingham Small Arms Co. Ltd. B.S.A. All Distance Score Register. Birmingham: The Birmingham Small Arms Co. Ltd, 1910. 14cm x 20cm. Cloth. Good Green blind stamped wallet style binding with ribbon tie, scuffed but good. Inside front pocket partly detached but holding. 148 pp + xx pp adverts. Mildly yellowed heavy card type paper. Contents: Tables of angles, .303 Service Cartridges, .303 Match Cartridges for Service Rifle, .375/.303 Match Cartridges, Sights, Wind Velocity, Notes, Unused targets for 200, 300, 500, 600, 800, 900, 1000 & 1100 yards. Adverts for Marksman's Rifle, Webley Scott Pistols, BSA Aperture Sights, Bisley 1909 Rifles, Eley Cartridges, BSA Air and Miniature Rifles, Lynx Binoculars and many more. Front pocket contains a few pencilled targets plus Captain J H Hardcastle's Wind Tables with circular wheel and scales. A very collectible item for the gun enthusiast. Scarce.
[SB532] The Singer Manufacturing Co. Instructions for Using and Adjusting Singer B.R.K. Electric Motors with Knee Control for Family Sewing MacHines. ill. Photographs. Great Britain: The Singer Sewing Machine Co, 13.5 Cm x 9 Cm. Paper. Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Olive green wrappers. 16 pp stapled binding clean and tight. B/w photographs. Singer Form K4450. Postage is at letter rate.
[SB265] Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall. The Hidden Life of Dogs. London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1994. Reprint. 21cm x 13cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Maroon cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 148 pp clean and tight. B/w illust. Insightful view inside the world of man's best freind.
[SB543] Vivian, Charles E.. Robin Hood. ill. Theaker, Harry G.. London: Ward Lock & Co, Reprint. 25cm x 19cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / Fair. No date. Pictorial front cover bumped corners else fine. Blue cloth spine rubbed. Back illust board vg. Price clipped d/j missing head and foot of spine, chipped, some tape residue but fair. 128 pp some foxing near plates, binding tight. 16 full page colour plates by Theaker. Sunshine Series. Collectible.
 Wagner, Jenny. The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek. ill. Brooks, Ron. Harmondsworth England: Kestrel Books, 1977. Reprint of First Edition. 26cm x 26cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / Very Good. Decorative paper boards clean, slightly bumped head and tail. Coloured spine title fine. Unclipped d/w yellowed but vg. 13 pp, lavishly illustrated. A beautiful book for children. Winner of Best Australian Picture Book award 1974.
[SB552] Wallace, Edgar. The People of the River. London: Ward Lock & Co, Reprint. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / Poor. No date. Red cloth boards rubbed, back board small stain. Black palm tree motif and Ward Lock logo inside black border front board. Unclipped d/j closed tears, missing part of foot, soiled but reasonable (now protected). 252 pp foxed. Small bookseller stamp front flyleaf. No date. No price on dust jacket although flaps are complete. # 57 in a set of uniform volumes by Ward Lock. Pre-dates the 1949 reprint. Presumed to be c 1926/7.
 Waugh, Alec. The Mule on the Minaret. London: Cassell, 1965. Reprint. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Brown cloth good. spine slightly bumped. Gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/w chipped head and foot, some foxing but mostly good. 520 pp, teaxt clean and tight.
 Winsor, Kathleen. Forever Amber. London: The Modern Publishing Co, 20cm x 14 Cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. No date. Red cloth faded. 800 pp., text clean and tight.
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