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Image for The International Conference On Theatre History, 1955, at the rooms of the British Academy, Burlington Gardens, London

The International Conference On Theatre History, 1955, at the rooms of the British Academy, Burlington Gardens, London

By: N/A

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Society for Theatre Research: 1955

Seller ID: 170874

Condition: Very Good


Paperback conference programme, 1955, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - white wraps slightly darkened and rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text, map and period advertisements bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Heroic Lives: David Livingstone, Henry Stanley, General Gordon, Lord Dundonald.

Heroic Lives: David Livingstone, Henry Stanley, General Gordon, Lord Dundonald.

By: N/A

Price: £19.95

Publisher: W&R Chambers:

Seller ID: 120871

Condition: Very Good


Undated hardback, circa 1900, with no dust jacket. In overall very good good condition - red cloth boards, with gilt and black decorative titles to spine and front, are a little soiled and spine tanned, spine head and tail slightly rubbed. Binding tight and square, no annotations or inscriptions - ffep has been cut to remove previous owner's details; page-ends and prelims lightly tanned but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Four books in one binding - frontispiece plates of the subject at the beginning of each book still retain tissue-paper guards. An excellent copy from a pr... View more info

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A Little History Of Lancashire (Our Own County Series)

By: N/A

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Thomas Nelson And Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 140914

Condition: Fair


"Cloth softback edition in the Nelson ""Our Own County Series', 1899, in overall fair-to-good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth covers are soiled and rubbed to edges with light creasing to a couple of corners. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. An excellent reading/study copy. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for "The Metals Division Of Imperial Chemical Industries Limited: A brief account of its history and activities, prepared for the visit to Kynoch Works by members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science"

"The Metals Division Of Imperial Chemical Industries Limited: A brief account of its history and activities, prepared for the visit to Kynoch Works by members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science"

By: N/A

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Birmingham, ICI Witton: 1950

Seller ID: 130677

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1950, with no jacket as published. Ex. school library book with only a couple of the usual markings. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of handling and storage - rubbing to edges and corners worn. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to prelims, text and lovely illustrations bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." View more info

Image for That's Entertainment: A Musical and Pictorial History Of The M. G. M. Musical

That's Entertainment: A Musical and Pictorial History Of The M. G. M. Musical

By: N/A

Price: £19.95

Publisher: EMI/Chappell:

Seller ID: 123058

Condition: Good


"Paperback edition in overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - crease to rear lh upper corner. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - titles highlighted to contents page; text, illustrations and music clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for History Of Modern Philosophy (The Thinker's Library)

History Of Modern Philosophy (The Thinker's Library)

By: "A. W. Benn, Robert Arch"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Watts & Co: 1930

Seller ID: 161033

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback edition in the Thinker's Library series (no.10), 1930, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - spine slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text and plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Germany's Three Reichs: Their History And Culture

By: "Edmond Vermeil, E. W. Dickes (translator)"

Price: £9.94

Publisher: Andrew Dakers Limited: 1945

Seller ID: 160505

Condition: Good


"irst edition first reprint hardback, 1945, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards slightly shelfworn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - gift inscription to ffep dated 1951; light toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Jew Suss

By: "Lion Feuchtwanger, translated by Willa and Edwin Muir"

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Martin Secker: 1927

Seller ID: 120963

Condition: Good


Twentieth edition hardback, 1926, with no jacket. In overall good condition, original brown cloth boards, with tanned title label to spine, are frayed and slightly split to spine head and tail, cloth wrinkled and a little soiled. Internally very clean. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's blind-embossed stamp to ffep with handwritten date (1956); tanning to page-ends but text clean and clear throughout. View more info

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What is Communism

By: "Rev. E. Delaye, S.J. Translated by Bernard F. Schumacher"

Price: £27.95

Publisher: St. Louis, B. Herder Book Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 121063

Condition: Very Good


First English language hardback, 1938, with no jacket. In overall very good condition - original red cloth boards a little rubbed to edges and spine slightly faded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends lightly tanned but text clean and clear throughout. View more info

Image for The Crooked Sythe: An Anthology of Oral History (Signed)

The Crooked Sythe: An Anthology of Oral History (Signed)

By: "George Ewart Evans, David Gentleman"

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1993

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151040

ISBN: ISBN 0571167004

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first edition first impression hardback, 1993, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to upper edges; green cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by David Gentleman to title page with brief inscription: 'David Gentleman 12 August 1993 for Elsie.' Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The History Of Korea

By: "Han Woo-Keun, Lee Kyung-shik (translator)"

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Seoul, The Eul-Yoo Publishing Company: 1978

Seller ID: 160479

Condition: Very Good


"Tenth printing hardback edition, 1978, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of tiny nicks; black cloth boards generally clean and crisp Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text, maps, plates and maps at endpapers bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for "The History of Herodotus, The History of the Pelopennesian War. Great Books of the Western World, Volume 6"

"The History of Herodotus, The History of the Pelopennesian War. Great Books of the Western World, Volume 6"

By: "Herodotus, Thucydides"

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Encyclopeaedia Britannica: 1952

Seller ID: 120746

Condition: Very Good


"In overall very good condition - brown boards, with gilt titles to spine, a little rubbed to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's stamp to front pastedown, text clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Jews In The Modern World: A History Since 1750

By: "Hilary L. Rubenstein, Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Abraham J. Edelheit, William D. Rubenstein"

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Arnold: 2002

Seller ID: 151309

ISBN: ISBN 0340691638

Condition: Very Good


"First UK paperback edition, 2002, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - a little light shelfwear. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears very gently read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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A Sketch-Map Economic History Of Britain

By: "J. L. Gayler, Irene Richards and J. A. Morris"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1957

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122329

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1957, with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original orange cloth boards are slightly soiled. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name and address to ffep, older name crossed out; a little toning to page-ends but text and copious maps bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for "Leaders, Dreamers, And Rebels: An Account of the Great Mass-Movements of History and of the Wish-Dreams That Inspired Them"

"Leaders, Dreamers, And Rebels: An Account of the Great Mass-Movements of History and of the Wish-Dreams That Inspired Them"

By: "Rene Fulop-Miller, translated by Eden and Cedar Paul"

Price: £17.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1935

Seller ID: 131074

Condition: Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1935, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some signs of handling and storage - original blue cloth boards lightly soiled and rubbed to edges, spine faded and split to rear spine fold at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep; light tanning and spotting to page-ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. This book weighs over 1kg. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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A History of Sexual Customs

By: "Richard Lewinsohn, translated by Alexander Mayce"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: "Longmans, Green and Co": 1958

Seller ID: 130373

Condition: Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1958, with nojacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - maroon cloth boards rubbed to edges and slightly soiled. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Peace And Reform (1815-1837)

By: A. C. W. Edwards

Price: £11.95

Publisher: G. Bell And Sons Ltd: 1920

Seller ID: 190392

Condition: Good


Second edition hardback in Bell's English History Source-Books series, 1920, with jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards rubbed to edges and tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no inscriptions but a little annotation to front pastedown; toning to page-ends, text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for The Church Catechism: Its History And Contents. A Manual For Teachers and Students

The Church Catechism: Its History And Contents. A Manual For Teachers and Students

By: A. J. C. Allen

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Longmans, Green And Co.: 1892

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180959

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1892, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue-grey cloth boards rubbed to edges and a little darkened. Internally clean. Binding tight - frontis-piece removed; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends with the odd spot of foxing here and there but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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True Stories From Australasian History

By: A. Patchett Martin

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Griffith Farran & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 150666

Condition: Good


"Illustrated hardback edition, 1893, with illustrated boards and no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth bevel-edged boards rubbed to edges and corners with a couple of marks to rear board. Internally clean. Binding generally tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - prize plate to front pastedown dated 1899; tanning to page-ends and light scattared foxing to endpapers but text and excellent illustrations bright and clear throughout. Frontispiece retains its tissue-paper guard. Not an old librar... View more info

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A History Of British Native Ponies From The Bronze Age To The Present Day

By: A.A. Dent and Daphne Machin Goodall

Price: £14.95

Publisher: J. A. Allen: 1988

Seller ID: 181300

ISBN: ISBN 0851314368

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint, 1988, 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 annotations or inscriptions - small set of initials to front endpaper upper right-hand corner; text, plates and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info