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We sell secondhand books and sheet music online and offer an eclectic (perhaps eccentric!) selection ranging from modern first edition hardbacks and quality paperbacks to the interesting, unusual and rare; the hard to find, collectible and out of print, including: secondhand Antiques and Collectibles, the Armed Forces and Art and Design, not to mention hard-to-find Antiquarian books; rare Auto/Biography titles, Memoirs and Diaries and unusual Body, Mind and Spirit books, as well as secondhand hardbacks on Business and Finance and collectible Children's titles, used Comics and Graphic Novels; and also lovely books on Christmas, secondhand paperbacks on Country Life and Agriculture, Crafts and Trades, unusual Erotica and Feminism and lots of interesting used Fiction of all kinds, including rare Crime titles, plus out-of-print Cookery books and collectible items about Wine, unusual Foreign Language books (especially Welsh and German) and used Sheet Music of all kinds from classical to rock, choral to jazz, rare and hard-to-find books on Freemasons and Secret Societies, Games and Gaming and used, out-of-print hardbacks on the Geosciences: Geography and Geology and Meteorology; Health and Medicine and History of every kind including Archaeology; collectible titles on Hobbies and Pastimes, House and Garden, as well as out-of-print books on Humour, Journalism, Media and Current Affairs. Secondhand titles on Language and Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics and Statistics; masses of hard-to-find used classical and contemporary Sheet Music and out-of-print Musical Scores, including books on How To Play Music and Musical Instruments; unusual hardbacks on Myths and Legends, Natural History and Ecology, Ornithology and Bird Watching; secondhand books on the Performing Arts, Pets and Animals, interesting Plays and Screenplays and a generous selection of interesting out-of-print Poetry. Hall of Books for Secondhand Books and Sheet Music Online. We also sell used Reference titles, rare Religion, Theology and Philosophy books, hard-to-find Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, and secondhand Science, Sexuality and Shropshire UK books (including The Welsh Marches); not to mention rare Signed hardbacks and paperbacks, used books on the Social Sciences: Anthropology and Economics, Law and Politics, Psychology and Sociology, Counselling and Social Work, as well as hard-to-find Sports books, and interesting items on Teaching and Education, Transport and Travel with, last but not least, hard-to-find books on True Crime. We also sell a lot of items relating to Shropshire and the Welsh Marches, as well as Welsh Language books. And, finally, we have an increasing selection of Antiquarian books which, by definition, are old, interesting and largely out-of-print. Hall of Books for secondhand books and sheet music online from Shropshire UK: the interesting, unusual and rare,  the hard-to--find, collectible and out-of-print.....plus a whole lot more in between!

 
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Hobbies and Pastimes

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Hobbies and Pastimes
This section of the Hall of Books website is dedicated to everything that didn't seem to fit in Games or Crafts, Sports or Trades - DIY to stamp-collecting, handicrafts to model-making, and a lot more in between.

Hobbies and Pastimes

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Modern Needlework in 600 Pictures
1 Modern Needlework in 600 Pictures
Daily Express Publications Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Undated hardback, circa 1950s, with no jacket. In overall good condition - illustrated boards with grey cloth spine are worn to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's blind embossed address stamp to ffep; slight foxing to prelims, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout" 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Practical Flying For Amateurs
2 Practical Flying For Amateurs
Simpkin Marshall Ltd 1931 1st Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback published for the Proprietors of Shell by Simpkin Marshall, 1931, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - blue cloth boards lightly aged and rubbed to edges with short wrinkle to cloth to upper front panel. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends and end-papers but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Practical Woodcraft.
3 Practical Woodcraft.
Merehurst Ltd 1994 1853914258 / 9781853914256 Hardback Near Fine Near Fine 
"First Edition hardback, 1994, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection." 
Price: 10.95 GBP
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Rug Weaving (Dryad Leaflet No. 85)
4 Rug Weaving (Dryad Leaflet No. 85)
Leicester Dryad Handicrafts Paperback Good 
Undated paperback pamphlet in Dryad Handicrafts Leaflet series (no.85), in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. - white wraps a touch soiled with owner’s signature to front upper rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Running A Rover Crew
5 Running A Rover Crew
The Boy Scouts Association 1961 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1961, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj lightly rubbed to edges; red cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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6 The 1951 Gadgets Annual
Postlib Publications 1951 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Hardback annual specially compiled from features published in Gadgets Magazine, 1951, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards slightly tanned to spine and rubbed to edges . Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to front pastedown and handwritten page-list to contents page; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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The Presentation Of A Rover Scout
7 The Presentation Of A Rover Scout
The Boy Scouts Association 1963 Hardback Very Good 
"Leatherbound hardback reprint, 1963, with no jacket as issued. In overall near fine used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Weaving On Four Way Table Looms (Dryad Leaflet No. 89)
8 Weaving On Four Way Table Looms (Dryad Leaflet No. 89)
Leicester Dryad Handicrafts Paperback Good 
Undated paperback pamphlet in Dryad Handicrafts Leaflet series (no.89), in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. - white wraps a touch soiled with owner’s signature to front upper rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Hand-Wrought Ironwork: A Book Of Projects, "Edward F. Krom, Peter J. Paige"
9 "Edward F. Krom, Peter J. Paige" Hand-Wrought Ironwork: A Book Of Projects
Milwaukee The Bruce Publishing Company 1961 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Fourth printing hardback, 1961, with no jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - brown cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - address to front pastedown and name to ffep; toning to page-ends and prelims but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Needlework and Crafts, "Irene Davison, Agnes M. Miall and R.K. & M.I.R. Polkinghorne"
10 "Irene Davison, Agnes M. Miall and R.K. & M.I.R. Polkinghorne" Needlework and Crafts
George Newnes Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
"Undated hardback with no jacket. In overall very good condition - original oatmeal cloth boards lightly tanned to spine. Internally very clean. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Original embroidery patterns to rear pocket missing." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Sailing In Glass, "Joop van Schouten, translated by Elsa Green"
11 "Joop van Schouten, translated by Elsa Green" Sailing In Glass
Nautical Books 1981 ISBN 0333322169 / 9780333322161 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First Englsih edition hardback, 1981, with no jacket. Ex library book with usual stamps. In overall good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight - front hinge repaired, no annotations or inscriptions; text, illustrations and plates crisp and clear throughout." 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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"B.-P.s' Outlook: Some Selections From His Contributions To ""The Scouter"" from 1909 to 1940", "Lord Baden-Powell, The Founder Of The Scout Movement"
12 "Lord Baden-Powell, The Founder Of The Scout Movement" "B.-P.s' Outlook: Some Selections From His Contributions To ""The Scouter"" from 1909 to 1940"
C. Arthur Pearson Ltd 1955 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"Second edition hardback, 1955, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 22.95 GBP
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Skybird Notes, A. G. Sinclair
13 A. G. Sinclair Skybird Notes
A. G. Sinclair 1994 ISBN 0952418606 / 9780952418603 1st Paperback Near Fine 
"First paperback edition, 1994, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions - original price label to inside front cover; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 49.95 GBP
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14 A. P. Isard The Model Shipbuilder's Manual Of Fittings And Guns
Faber and Faber 1946 1st Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition second impression hardback with a foreword by Percival Marshall, 1946, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards rubbed to edges and faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Leather Work Including Glove Making, Albert H. Crampton
15 Albert H. Crampton Leather Work Including Glove Making
"Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd" Hardback Very Good Good 
"Undated hardback edition in the Warne's Information Series, c. 1930s, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a fair-to-good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed and chipped to edges, spine carefully repaired; original yellow cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text, plates and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Framing Photography: Volume 6 of The Library Of Professional Picture Framing, Allan R. Lamb
16 Allan R. Lamb Framing Photography: Volume 6 of The Library Of Professional Picture Framing
"Akron, Ohio" Columbia Publishing Company 2003 ISBN 0938655051 / 9780938655053 Paperback Very Good 
"Third (revised) edition paperback, 2003, in overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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An Embroidery Book, Anne Knox Arthur
17 Anne Knox Arthur An Embroidery Book
A. & C. Black 1920 1st Hardback Good 
"First edition hardback, 1920, with no jacket. In overall fair-to-good useable condition with some signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards worn to spine head, tail and corners. Internally clean. Binding overall tight with repair to rear hinge; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning and spotting to page-ends but text, illustrations and colour plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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"Toys And Models: Dealing With The Construction Of A Wide Variety Of Toys And Models, Both For Indoor And Outdoor Amusement. (Home Mechanic Series)", Anon
18 Anon "Toys And Models: Dealing With The Construction Of A Wide Variety Of Toys And Models, Both For Indoor And Outdoor Amusement. (Home Mechanic Series)"
C. Arthur Pearson Limited 1948 1st Hardback Good 
"First edition hardback in the Home Mechanic series, 1948, with no jacket. In overall good useable condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards rubbed and faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - gift inscription to front pastedown dated 1949 and owner's name to ffep; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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Patchwork Quilts, Averil Colby
19 Averil Colby Patchwork Quilts
B. T. Batsford Ltd 1965 1st Hardback Very Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1965, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and corners, slightly chipped and creased at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - initials and date (1966) to half-title page; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Includes a copy of 'Patchwork Made Perfect: Toys-Design-Templates"" by JEM Patchwork Templates. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 15.95 GBP
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Do It Yourself Number One (No. 1): Dining Room And Lounge, Barry Bucknell
20 Barry Bucknell Do It Yourself Number One (No. 1): Dining Room And Lounge
Arco Publications 1960 1st Hardback Very Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1960, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj lightly soiled with a couple of chips; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light tan strip to endpapers but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Embroidery And Needlework: Being A Textbook Of Design And Technique With Numerous Reproductions Of Original Drawings And Works By The Author, Gladys Windsor Fry
Embroidery And Needlework: Being A Textbook Of Design And Technique With Numerous Reproductions Of Original Drawings And Works By The Author
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