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The Story of London Parks
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The Story of London Parks

By Larwood, Jacob:

London: John Camden Hotten,(1872). First edition,two volumes.With 2 hand coloured frontispieces & 2 other colour plates + many text engravings throughout. pp 331 & 272 + 20 page publishers list at end dated 1872.Hard covers in the original publishers green pictorial boards with a red spine lettered in gilt. The spines a little dulled but otherwise a very good set of this the best edition.Later editions were bound up in one volume.Deals with the history of Hyde,St.James & Green Parks.A nice clean set.

$61.76

Housekeeping in the Eighteenth Century
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Housekeeping in the Eighteenth Century

By Bayne-Powell, Rosamond:

London. John Murray,1956 First edition.With 13 b&w illustrations. pp 208.Hard cover in original plum coloured cloth gilt.End-papers tanned & owner inscription to front paste down.A very good copy.No dust jacket.

$10.29

Galileo
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Galileo

By Ronan, Colin A.:

London. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1974. ISBN 0 297 76801 8 First edition.With pictorial end-papers,24 pages of colour & 150 b&w illustrations.pp 264. Hard cover in brown cloth gilt.A very good + copy in a very good unclipped dust jacket.Size is 4to and weighs 1,050 kilo unpacked.Overseas extra postage required.

$20.59

Memorials of the Bass Rock.
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Memorials of the Bass Rock.

By Macgregor, Robert:

Edinburgh : J. Gemmell, 1881. First & only edition.pp 136 + 24 page publishers catalogue at end. Hard cover in the original black,blind lettered & illustrated cloth.Size is 16mo, 14 x 10 cm.The end-papers are a bit grubby & on the inside of the blank rear end-paper a child has attempted some art work in pencil.This apart a very good copy of a scarce title.Only one copy in World Cat., that in the British Library.

$54.90

Moroccan Drama: 1900-1955
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Moroccan Drama: 1900-1955

By Landau, Rom:

London.Robert Hale,1956 First edition.With a b&w map. pp 430.Hard cover in black cloth gilt.Small inscription to fep otherwise a very good copy in a good but rather edge-worn but unclipped dust jacket. A 20th century history of the country.1956

$13.72

Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Husaynis 1700-1948
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Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Husaynis 1700-1948

By Pappe, Ilan:

London.Saqi Books,2010. ISBN 9780863564604 First English edition.With 2 sketch maps & 17 b&w photos.pp 399.Hard cover in black cloth gilt.A near fine copy in a very good + unclipped dust jacket.

$20.59

The John Neilson Institution; Its First Fifty Years.
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The John Neilson Institution; Its First Fifty Years.

By Metcalfe, W.M.:

Paisley.Alexander Gardner,1902 First edition.With a frontispiece and 5 tissue guarded b&w plates.pp 141. Hard cover in its original blue cloth gilt.Prize label inside front cover from the Institution for the 1913-14 session. The top front corner edge of the front board is rubbed otherwise a very good+ copy.Seems to be scarce.

$20.59

The Bijou Biography of the World: a Reference Book of the Names, Dates and Vocations of Distinguished Men and Women of Every Age and Nation...
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The Bijou Biography of the World: a Reference Book of the Names, Dates and Vocations of Distinguished Men and Women of Every Age and Nation...

By Gordon, William John.:

London. Frederick Warne & Co.,1881 Edition not stated.Very small book,9 x 6 cm.in size.pp 640.Hard cover in original blue cloth with gilt titles to spine & impressed title on front board. Floral end-papers.In very good condition with slight wear.

$13.72

Names and Their Histories: Alphabetically Arranged as a Handbook of Historical Geography and Topographical Nomenclature
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Names and Their Histories: Alphabetically Arranged as a Handbook of Historical Geography and Topographical Nomenclature

By Taylor, Isaac:

London. Rivington Percival & Co.,1896 First edition.pp v 392. Hard cover in dark blue cloth with gilt titles.Black end-papers.The tips of the spine are worn & the spine edges & corners a little rubbed. Contents are tight,clean & sound. A good good copy. Includes a bibliography.

$17.16

The British Almanac of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, for the Year of our Lord 1841
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The British Almanac of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, for the Year of our Lord 1841

By Knight, Charles.:

London.Charles Knight & Co.,1841 A very good copy in its original green / blue pebbled cloth with gilt title to the spine.pp 256.With 8 illustrations.A very good clean copy with its spine colour a little evenly faded .Very good.

$22.64

Smuggling. A History 1700-1970

By Phillipson, David:

Newton Abbot. David & Charles,1973.-ISBN 0-7153-6087-6 First edition.With 32 b&w illustrations.pp 155.Hard cover,pale yellow cloth gilt.A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.

$10.98

The British Almanac of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, for the Year of Our Lord 1850,being the Second after Bissextile,or Leap Year

By Knight, Charles.:

London.Charles Knight & Co.,1850 A very good copy in its original green / blue pebbled cloth with gilt title to the spine.pp 264.With 4 illustrations of public buildings.The spine is a trifle evenly faded in colour othewise a very good,clean & tight copy.With the handsome book plate of Charles Edward Keyser to pastedown.

$22.64

Poverty and its Vicious Circles

By Hurry, Jamieson B.:

London. J & A Churchill. 1921 Second enlarged edition.With a coloured frontispiece & 6 b&w plates.pp xvi 411.Hard cover,maroon cloth edge lined & lettered in gilt. Title-page is lightly foxed but otherwise this is a superbly bright & clean copy.

$11.67

The Sacred Grove. Essays on Museums

By Ripley, Dillon:

London. Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1970. ISBN. 0-575-00532-7 First edition.pp 159.Original green cloth gilt.Neat name to end-paper otherwise a near fine copy in an almost near fine unclipped dust jacket.

$8.23

Old Greek Education

By Mahaffy, J.P.:

London. Keegan Paul,Trench & Co,1883 Second edition,hard cover. pp 161 + 39 page publishers catalogue at end.Original blue pictorial cloth lettered & lined in red & black.A very good & clean copy published in "The Education Library" series edited by Philip Magnus.

$12.35

Hollywood UK: The British Film Industry in the Sixties
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Hollywood UK: The British Film Industry in the Sixties

By Walker, Alexander:

New York. Stein & Day,1974. ISBN. 0-8128-1549-1 First US edition.With a frontispiece & 33 b&w illustrations.pp 493.Hard cover,red boards with blue cloth backed spine gilt.A good - vg.copy in a good + unclipped dust jacket.

$8.23

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

By Matthiessen, Peter:

London.Harvill.1992. ISBN. 0-00-271208-3 First soft cover edition.With 3 maps.pp xli 646.Shows slight signs of use but still a good + copy.

$6.18

Ecology of Fear. Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster

By Davis, Mike.:

London. Picador,1999.ISBN. 0-330-37219-X First UK edition,1st issue.Illustrated throughout with many b&w photos & maps.pp 484.Hard cover,black cloth gilt. A very good clean copy in a very good unclipped dust jacket. Heavy,950 grams unpacked !

$10.98

Scottish Industrial History: A Miscellany

By Scottish History Society:

Edinburgh; for the Society.1978.ISBN. 0-906245-001 First edition.pp xxxix 221.Hard cover,in the original blue cloth with black blocked label on the spline lettered in silver gilt.A near fine unmarked copy.No dust jacket as issued.Contents include; The North British Railway Inquiry of 1866 & The End of the Lewis Chemical Works 1857-1874.

$9.61

Love Locked Out. A Survey of Love,Licence & Restriction in the Middle Ages

By Cleugh, James:

London.Spring Books.1970 (1963) Second edition.pp 320.Hard cover,grey cloth gilt.A very good clean copy in a very good unclipped dust jacket.

$6.86

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