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London - J and F Rivington, R Baldwin et al., 1768 Book. Good. Hardcover. Twelve volumes ofhistorical writings by Charles Rollin. The History of the Arts and Sciences comes in three volumes:Volume I: Agriculture, commerce, Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Music and Art MilitaryVolume II: Art Military, Grammar, Philology, Rhetoric, PoetryVolume III: Poetry, History, Eloquence, Philosophy, Civil Law, Metaphysics and Physics, Physic, Botany, Chymisty, Anatomy, Mathematics, Geometry, Astronomy, Arithmetic, Geography and Navigation. With twelve plates to volume I of The History of the Arts and forty plates to volume II, totalling fifty-two plates. Collated, volumes I-III of The History of The Arts is complete. The second edition of The History of the Arts. The Roman History From The Foundation of Rome to the Battle of Actium is the third edition of this work. Volumes VI-X are by Mr Crevier as a continuation of Rollin's work. Lacking volume V of The Roman History and therefore an incomplete set of this work. ... Read more

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A History of the Great War 1914-1918

C. R. M. F. Cruttwell

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18, 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of this historical work of A History of the Great War by C. R. M. F. Cruttwell. Principal of Hertford College, Oxford Formerly Fellow of All Souls College. With numerous illustrations and fold-out maps. Condition: In a navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Spine is slightly faded. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown, and an ink inscription to the recto of front free end papers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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ont> Longmans, Green and Co. LTD : London, 1926 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of this illustrated work on the role of the Royal Navy during the war of American Indepence, written by William James. The first edition of this work. This work is often considered to be Captain James' finest work. In the work the author gives a full account of the role of the Royal Navy in the American War of Independence, describing the events from 1762 to 1777. With fifteen plates of maps, and twenty-eight plates of sketches of naval battles. Written by William James. James was a naval commander and author, who served in the Royal Naval through both World Wars. Condition: In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Very minor marking to the boards. Front hinge is starting but firm. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright wit ... Read more

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Interim

Dorothy M Richardson

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ondon- Duckworth & Co., 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition in book form of this work by Dorothy M Richardson. Dorothy Miller Richardson was a British author and journalist. Interim is part of Richardson's thirteen part semi-autobiograpical Pilgrimage series of novels. She was an early writer of the modernist style with stream of consciousness narratives and an emphasis on the female experience. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light rubbing to the extremities. Browning to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with light spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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- London - Dulau & Co. Ltd., 1928 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of The New Flora and Silva, founded by E. H. M. Cox in 1928. Editor - Lady Beatrix Stanley. In forty-seven volumes. These were issued monthly and are therefore a collection of, rather thana complete run for the years 1928-40. The set consists of: Vol. 1 No. 1 October 1928, Vol. 1 No. 2 January 1929, Vol. 1 No. 3 April 1929, Vol. 1 No. 4 July 1929, No. 5 being Vol. II No. 1 October 1929, No. 6 bing Vol II. No. 2 January 1930, No. 7 being Vol. II No. 3 April 1930, No. 8 being Vol. II No. 4 July 1930, No. 9 being Vol. III No. 1 October 1930, No. 10 being Vol. III No. 2 January 1931, No. 11 being Vol. III No. 3 April 1931, No. 12 being Vol III No. 4 July 1931, No. 13 being Vol. IV No. 1 October 1931, No. 14 being Vol. IV No. 2 January 1932, No. 15 being Vol IV No. 3 April 1932, No. 16 being Vol. IV No. 4 July 1932, No. 17 being Vol. V No. 1 October 1932, No. 18 being Vol. V No. 2 January 1933, No. 19 being Vol. V No. 3 April 1933, No. ... Read more

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Britain Long Ago

E.M. Wilmot-Buxton

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London - George G. Harrap and Company, 1914 Book. Hardcover. A uncommon, decorative history volume with original dustwrapper. Scarce in the dustwrapper. With plates throughout, the work focusses on several historical and mythological happenings in Britain's history. Contains a bookplate from Stimpson Avenue School, dated 1923. Condition: In decorative cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally smart, there is some minor wear and markings to the boards, as well as some shelfwear. The dustwrapper has significant loss, is chipped and in two detached pieces. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are generally bright and clean throughout aside from some age-toning. Overall:NEAR FINEin a POOR dustwrapper..

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The Empress Alexandra

E M Almedingen

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18, 1961 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. An interesting and thorough historical text regarding Empress Alexandra of Russia. Alexandra was the wife to Nicholas II, the last ruler of the Russian Empire. Known as Alixof Hesse, she wasa granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England. Count R. L Sangorski was a prominent art collector famous for contributing to the John Marriot collection of Chinese Art. These works are listed on a receipt for binding issued to him in the 1980s, found with the sale of his collection. With an illustrated frontispiece ofthe Empress Alexandra. Bound in the 1980's after Asprey's acquisition of Zaehnsdorf bindery, who merged it with their previous acquisition of Sangorski and Sutcliff. This binding islikelyto be Zaehnsdorf bindings, under the name of Asprey. Asprey & Co is gilt stamped to the front pastedown. This text examines the life of Alexandra, her marriage to Nicholas II, her haemophilia, the fall of the Russian empire and subsequently her death. Written by E M Almedingen, a ... Read more

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Philadelphia - J B Lippincott Company, 1976 Book. FINE with a very. Hardcover. First edition.. An insightful and instructional work on orthopaedics. The first edition. This is from the 'First Series' of the Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. The editor in chief of which is Marshall R Urist. This work is edited by Edgar M Bick, emeritus clinical professor of Orthopaedic surgery, Mount Cinai Medical School, City University of New York. Illustrated, with portraits of notable figures throughout. Held in original slipcase. Condition: In a full morocco binding and held in original slipcase. Externally, excellent with very little shelfwear. Slipcase is very smart with small patches of rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall: FINE with a VERY GOOD INDEED slipcase..

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Monica Turns Up Trumps

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> Lutterworth : London, 1952 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A novel by popular children's author Elinor M Brent-Dyer The second impression of the 'New Edition' of this work. Lacking dustwrapper. Elinor M Brent-Dyer wrote more than 100 books during her lifetime, her most famous being her 'Chalet Girls' series. Condition: In original full cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Patches of rubbing and bumping to the extremities as well as to the head and tail of spine. Small tidemark to the spine, from the tail to the author's name. Two more small tidemarks to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with just the odd spots to pages. Overall Condition: Very Good.

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The Exploits of The Chalet Girls

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> W and R Chambers : London, 1950 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series. A reprint, lacking dustwrapper. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. A reprint of this work. Elinor M Brent-Dyer was a popular children's author who wrote more than 100 books in her lifetime. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the head and tail of spine and to the extremities. Patches of light rubbing to the joints. Spots to the front board. Offsetting to the endpapers. A few light spots to the foredge. Pages are age toned to edges with the occasional spot to pages. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed.

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ont> W and R Chambers : London, 1951 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series by Elinor M Brent-Dyer. A reprint, from 1951. Held in original, price-clipped dustwrapper. This novel is from the popular 'Chalet School' series and features Lavender and her experiences at the school. The flyleaf notes that Brent-Dyer has a capacity for 'satisfying the schoolgirl's taste for fun and adventure. ' 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. Condition: In original paper covered boards and held in original, price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, vert smart with slight fading to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Dustwrapper has small chips to the head and tail of spine and several spots and marks to wraps. Prior owner has covered wrap in plastic adhesive including tape for preservative purposes. Tape has faded in places. Pri ... Read more

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The Condor Crags Adventure

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> W and R Chambers : London, 1954 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. An adventure novel by popular children's author, Elinor M Brent-Dyer The first edition, held in original dustwrapper. An uncommon work, especially with the dustwrapper in such a complete state. This novel follows Godfrey Chudleigh on his journey to the Argentine. He is then kidnapped due to a family's possession of Inca treasure. A gripping tale, by the author of many children's books. Elinor M Brent-Dyer wrote over 100 novels in her lifetime and is best known for her 'Chalet School' series. Condition: In a full cloth binding and held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. Age toning to the board edges as well as to the head and tail of spine. Minor bumping to the head and tail of spine. Dustwrapper is generally smart. Wrap has been covered in plastic adhesive for preservative purposes. Chips to the head and tail of spine. Patches of light rubbing to the joints and extremities. Several spots ... Read more

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Challenge for the Chalet School

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> W and R Chambers : London, 1966 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series by Elinor M Brent-Dyer With a frontispiece by D Brook. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. This particular novel follows the Chalet School over a christmas term where they are lacking a headteacher. Two new girls join the school and cause several problems. The first edition, held in original, price-clipped dustwrapper. Elinor M Brent-Dyer was a popular children's author who wrote more than 100 books in her lifetime. Condition: In original cloth binding and held in original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Dustwrapper is spotted to the rear wrap. Prior owner has covered wrap in plastic adhesive for preservative purposes. Edges of adhesive is visible internally ... Read more

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Fardingales

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> Latimer House : London, 1950 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of this adventure story set in South Devon. By popular children's author Elinor M Brent-Dyer. This novel follows several cousins who are together in South Devon for the summer holidays. Several personal items go missing from the house. Upon exploring the eerie cellars and passageways under the house two of the children are kidnapped by international crooks. The mystery unfolds in this gripping children's tale. The first edition, held in original price-clipped dustwrapper. Elinor M Brent-Dyer was an extremely popular author. She wrote over 100 novels in her lifetime and is best known for her 'Chalet School' series. Condition: In original cloth binding and held in original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart. Light rubbing and bumping to the head and tail of spine as well as to the extremities. Very minor rubbing to the extremities. Dustwraper has suffered loss to the head and tail of ... Read more

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ont> W and R Chambers : Edinburgh and London, 1958 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of this novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series. With a frontispiece by D Brook. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. This particular novel discusses coming-of-age at the Chalet School and the Old Girls visits. The first edition, held in original, unclipped Elinor M Brent-Dyer was a popular children's author who wrote more than 100 books in her lifetime. Condition: In original cloth binding and held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart with minor bumping to the head and tail of spine as well as to the extremities. Slight ageing and spots to the top and bottom of boards and spine. Dustwrapper is chipped to the extremities. Loss to the tail of spine due to chipping. Patches of rubbing to the joints. Prior owner has covered wrap in a plast ... Read more

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Judy, The Guide

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> Thomas Nelson and Sons : London, 1930 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A children's novel by prolific author, Elinor M Brent-Dyer Lacking dustwrapper, as is common. Elinor M Brent-Dyer wrote more than 100 children's books during her lifetime. Her most famous series was her 'Chalet School' Series. Condition: In original pictorial cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the head and tail of spine. Patches of light rubbing to the head and tail of spine. Prize bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with spotting to the foredge, affecting occasional pages. Otherwise, spotting to the first and last few pages. Overall Condition: Very Good.

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Prefects of the Chalet School

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> W and R Chambers : London, 1970 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series by Elinor M Brent-Dyer. First edition, held in original dustwrapper. With a frontispiece. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. This novel follows the last term at the Chalet school for the Maynard Triplets. The flyleaf notes that this term the 'Prefects find they have even more varied duties to perform. Romance is to the fore and the end of term sees a very popular engagement. Happily, too, the last days at the Chalet School for the other Prefects see them settled and ready to take their places as responsible adults. ' The first edition, held in original, price-clipped dustwrapper. Elinor M Brent-Dyer was a popular children's author who wrote more than 100 books in her lifetime. Condition: In original cloth binding and held in original pri ... Read more

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The Princess of the Chalet School

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> Chambers : London, 1988 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A re-issue of this novel from Elinor M Brent-Dyer's popular 'Chalet' series. This particular novel from the successful series follows the arrival of a European princess to the Chalet School. First-thus, the first edition of this reprint. The title was originally published in 1927. With a photographic frontispiece of the author, Elinor M Brent-Dyer. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. Condition: In original cream cloth binding and held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, excellent with minor shelfwear. Dustwrapper is also in an excellent condition with just a small crease to the tail of the rear joint. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall Condition: Fine.

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A Genius at the Chalet School

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> W and R Chambers : London, 1956 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition novel from this popular children's series of the twentieth century. With a frontispiece. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. This particular novel follows a girl named Nina Rutherford, an orphan. Her father's cousin comes to send her to an English school, but she insists she cannot attend a normal school. She falls in with the Chalet School and makes friends with some members of the Fifth. Sir Guy decides to send her to the Chalet School. The first edition, held in original, unclipped dustwrapper. Elinor M Brent-Dyer was a popular children's author who wrote more than 100 books in her lifetime. Condition: In a full cloth binding and held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart. Fading to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Bumping to the he ... Read more

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The Feud in the Chalet School

Elinor M Brent-Dyer

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ont> W and R Chambers : London, 1962 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A novel from the popular 'Chalet School' series. With a frontispiece by D Brook. 'The Chalet School' series contained approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor Brent-Dyer. They were initially published between 1925 and 1970. This particular novel follows the girls of the Chalet School, at the beginning of a new Christmas term. They return to find that their neighbouring school, St Hilda's, has burned down and their students joining them. The first edition, held in original, price clipped dustwrapper. Elinor M Brent-Dyer was a popular children's author who wrote more than 100 books in her lifetime. Condition: In original full cloth binding and held in original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, excellent with very minimal shelfwear. Dustwrapper is very smart. Small patches of rubbing to the spine, joints and front wrap. The front and rear wrap have been backed with clear adhesive for preserva ... Read more

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