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Metal Jewelry Techniques

By: Marcia Chamberlain

Price: £19.95

Publisher: New York, Watson-Gupthill Publications: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 130386

ISBN: ISBN 0273001264

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1976, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj faded to spine and rubbed to edges with several small nicks and chips. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Knitting (Signed)

By: Marjorie Collins

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Pelham Books Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 180241

ISBN: ISBN 0720706483

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED first edition hardback in the Pelham Craft series, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to ffep with brief dedication dated 1974. Not an old library book. View more info

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British Samplers

By: Mary Eirwen Jones

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Oxford, Pen-In-Hand: 1948

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161143

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1948, with price-clipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed and slightly tanned to edges and spine with small chips to spine headn and corners; orange cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges but remain overall clean and bright. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations clear and crisp throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Modern Professional Nursing: Complete In Four Volumes

By: Mildred Hainsworth

Price: £39.95

Publisher: The Caxton Publishing Co. Ltd: 1949

Seller ID: 181286

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, new and revised, four volume matching hardback set, 1949, with no jackets. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text, plates and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This set weighs over 4kg - customers outside the UK please contact us for a shipping quote. Not old library books. View more info

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A Manual Of Plain Needlework

By: Mrs. E. Griffith

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1944

Seller ID: 121508

Condition: Good


"Hardback reprint, 1944, with no jacket. In overall good condition, original decorated boards are rubbed to edges and corners rounded, backstrip has loss at spine tail. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name very neat to ffep; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Porcelain Repair And Restoration: A Handbook

By: Nigel Williams; Loretta Hogan and Myrtle Bruce-Mitford

Price: £15.95

Publisher: The British Museum Press: 2002

Seller ID: 191291

ISBN: ISBN 0714127574

Condition: Fine


Second edition, revised and updated hardback, 2002, with laminated boards and no jacket as issued. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unopened; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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My Father Before Me

By: Norman Goodland

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Country Book Club: 1954

Seller ID: 131174

Condition: Good


"First Country Book Club edition hardback, 1954, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original green cloth boards are tanned and lightly rubbed to spine and upper edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light foxing to endpapers but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Great All-American Wooden Toy Book

By: Norman Marshall

Price: £24.95

Publisher: "Emmaus, Pennsylvania", Rodale Press: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170086

ISBN: ISBN 0878576274

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1986, with laminated boards and no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding overall tight with minor repair to gutter at contents page; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Wireless Really Explained

By: P. J. Risdon

Price: £9.95

Publisher: W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd:

Seller ID: 181568

Condition: Good


Undated third edition hardback in the Foulsham Bound Book Library series, circa 1925, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - green cloth boards rubbed to edges with a couple of light marks. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners initials to front endpaper dated 1925; toning to page-ends but text and diagrams bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Romance Of Water-Power

By: Paul Lewis

Price: £14.95

Publisher: "Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd":

Seller ID: 150672

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition, c. 1932, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - black cloth boards lightly rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations - brief and neat gift inscription to front pastedown dated 1932; light tan strips to endpapers but text, maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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A Guide To Domestic Heating Installation And Controls

By: Peter Burberry and Arthur Aldersey-Williams

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Architectural Press Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 191002

ISBN: ISBN 0851392075

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1978, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners name and address to fly-leaf; text, diagrams and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Yorkshire Fisherfolk: A Social History Of The Yorkshire Inshore Fishing Community

By: Peter Frank

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Phillimore & Co. Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140440

ISBN: ISBN 1860772072

Condition: Fine


"First edition hardback, 2002, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine used condition in a near-fine dj with only slight signs of handling and storage - dj lightly rubbed to upper edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Duty Men. The Inside Story of the Customs

By: Peter Gillman with Paul Hamann

Price: £9.95

Publisher: BBC Books: 1987

Seller ID: 111498

ISBN: ISBN 0563205075

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition, dj a little shelfworn; black cloth boards, with bright gilt titles to spine, very crisp. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, page-ends very slightly dust-marked but text and plates clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Complete Book Of Magic

By: Peter Warlock

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Abbey Library:

Seller ID: 190362

Condition: Good


Undated hardback edition with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - black cloth boards generally clean and crisp, gilt titles to spine slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and diagrams bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Home Inspector's Handbook

By: Phil Parnham and Chris Rispin

Price: £14.95

Publisher: RICS Books: 2005

Seller ID: 180076

ISBN: 1842192035

Condition: Fine


Paperback reprint, 2005, in overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unopened; no annotations or inscriptions; text, charts and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Electronics Everywhere

By: Professor A. M. Low

Price: £9.95

Publisher: London, Museum Press: 1951

Seller ID: 110721

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback with no jacket. Blue boards very clean with spine a little tanned. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to front paste-down, text clean and clear throughout" View more info

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The Art Of Needlecraft

By: R. K. Polkinghorne and M. I. R. Polkinghorne

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Associated Newspapers Ltd:

Seller ID: 160462

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cream cloth boards slightly tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; taning to page-ends and endpapers but text and illustratioons bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Lancashire and Cheshire Miners

By: Raymond Challinor

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Newcastle upon Time, Frank Graham: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171035

ISBN: ISBN 0902833545

Condition: Very God


First edition hardback, 1972, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch rubbed and soiled with nick at spine head; blue boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - hand-written inscription to ffep dated 1977, signed by B. P. Donaghy, Lancashire Area President of the National Union of Mineworkers and presented to Mr. M. Ashton Jones on his retirement; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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An Elementary Text Book On Land Surveying

By: Richard Parry and W. R. Jenkins

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Estates Gazette: 1933

Seller ID: 130198

Condition: Good


"Third edition hardback, 1933, with no jacket. In overall good used condition - original red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and motif to front panel, are faded to front panel and rubbed to edges, corners worn. Binding overall tight - gutter cracked at front pastedown, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, foldout maps and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Procedure Handbook Of Arc Welding

By: Richard S. Sabo

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Ohio, The Lincoln Electric Company: 1973

Seller ID: 150880

Condition: Very Good


"Twelfth edition hardback, 1973, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears very little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text, illustrations, charts and plates bright and clear throughout. This book weighs nearly 2kg. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info