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The Picts and the Martyrs

The Picts and the Martyrs

by Ransome, Arthur

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  • very good
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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UK: Jonathan Cape, 1943. Bound in the publishers emerald green cloth with gilt title lettering to spine. The 302 pages remain in fresh, clean condition with one neat gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. Gilt title lettering is sharp and legible. Double matching illustrated endpapers of colour maps to front and rear of book are in very nice condition with no marks or fading. Title of book blindstamped to front board as published. Numerous black and white illustrations support the text throughout. The photograph provided is a picture of the book and we are happy to send more images on request. Overall an attractive copy of this increasingly scarce Arthur Ransome First Edition title.. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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The Big Six

by Ransome, Arthur

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Used - Good
Edition
10th Impression
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London, United Kingdom: Jonathan Cape, 1952. A very good copy with no inscriptions. All pages present and correct with no inscriptions. Housed in the colourful dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact. Faded to the spine as is common. Small chips to top of spine otherwise wholly intact. A good example of the eyecatching dustwrapper. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Book and dustwrapper are in the samre format as the first impression. A very acceptable copy.. 10th Impression. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ransome, Arthur. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 10th Impression.
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The Big Six

The Big Six

by Ransome, Arthur

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Jonathan Cape, 1940. Bound in the publishers fine weave green cloth with gilt title lettering to spine. The 399 pages remain in clean, presentable condition. A neat ownership inscription to the half title page otherwise no inscriptions. Gilt title lettering to spine is sharp and legible. Title has been blind stamped to front cover as published. Double matching illustrated endpapers depicting a map of the Norfolk Broads to front and rear of book remain bright with no fading. Numerous black and white illustrations support the text throughout. The photograph supplied is a picture of the book and we are happy to send more images on request. Overall a pleasing copy of this excellent Arthur Ransome title and rather elusive in the First Edition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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Battles at Thrush Green

by Read, Miss

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  • good
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Used - Good
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First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Michael Joseph, 1975. Double matching illustrated endpapers to the front and rear of book. Discreet Christmas gift inscription to the top of front fixed endpaper otherwise a very decent copy. Very light signs of handling to dustwrapper. Not priceclipped. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A nice copy of a very readable book by this all time favourite writer.. First Edition. Good/Very Good. Illus. by J.S. Goodall. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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THE BIRTH OF CHRIST CELEBRATING THE NATIVITY REMBRANDT WITH THE TEXT FROM LUKE'S GOSPEL INCLUDES MUSIC CD

by REMBRANDT

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  • fine
  • First
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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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TROWBRIDGE, WILTSHIRE, UK: EAGLE PUBLISHING LTD, 2004. A most beautiful book about the stages of the nativity. Breathtaking drawings and paintings by Rembrandt depict this incredible happening. A fine copy in an equally fine dustwrapper. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Complete with laid in C.D. at the rear of book of music depicting the birth of Christ. C.D. is in an attached plastic sleeve. A lovely copy !. First Edition. Fine/Fine. Illus. by REMBRANDT. FIRST EDITION.
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The Babes InThe Wood.

by Rendell, Ruth

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  • fine
  • Hardcover
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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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UK: Hutchinson, 2002. An excellent copy throughout.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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Beyond Thirty and The Man Eater

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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South Ozone Park: Science-Fiction & Fantasy Publications, 1957, New York. , 1957. Beyond Thirty and The Man Eater were first published in the Evening World newspaper in November 1915, and Beyond Thirty was reprinted in All Around Magazine in early 1916. Pirate editions of the two short novels were printed in 1955. Beyond Thirty is a short science fiction novel by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was written in 1915 and first published in All Around Magazine in February 1916, but did not appear in book form in Burroughs' lifetime. The first book edition was issued by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach's Fantasy Press fanzine in 1955. *** It then appeared in the limited first edition thus of 3000 copies collection Beyond Thirty and The Man-Eater, published by Science-Fiction & Fantasy Publications in 1957. *** The work was retitled The Lost Continent for the first mass-market paperback edition, published by Ace Books in October 1963; all subsequent editions bore the new title until the Bison… Read more
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Billy Bunter at Butlins

by Richards, Frank

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Cassell and Company Ltd, 1961. Bound in the publishers red hard boards with black title lettering to spine. This is the first impression of the first edition. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. This is the first edition issue in the rare variant dustwrapper produced especially for the Butlin Beaver Club with the striking red and blue dustwrapper. Photographic portrait of Billy Bunter to the front panel carrying a plateful of plates and wearing a self satisfied expression which seemingly says ' Who ate all the pies ? ' Dustwrapper has light wear and signs of handling otherwise in very good condition with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Photographs of the book and the dustwrapper are available on request. A very nice copy of an uncommon Billy Bunter title.. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by C.H.… Read more
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Billy Bunter's Treasure Hunt

by Richards, Frank

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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US$70.38
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London, United Kingdom: Cassell, 1961. Green cloth with red title lettering to spine and front board. A very presentable copy with no inscriptions. Housed in the typically hilarious C.H. Chapman illustrated dustwrapper. Light wear and signs of handling. No loss or missing pieces. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. An uncommon Billy Bunter title to find in this condition in the first edition. What ho, Greyfriars !. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by C.H. Chapman. FIRST EDITION.
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SCARCE SIGNED COPY ! The Astaires: Fred & Adele Kathleen Riley 2012 FIRST 1st DW

by Riley, Kathleen

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Oxford University Press., 2012. **** Inscribed By Author **** Dust jacket complete and not price clipped. Original cloth boards with bright gilt titling on spine. Frontis portrait. Photographs. 266 pages are clean and tight. Book sits solid and square and is possibly unread or very gently read. Dustwrapper has only the lightest signs of handling and now protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Before 'Fred and Ginger', there was 'Fred and Adele', a show business partnership and a cultural sensation like no other. It is difficult in our celebrity-sated era to comprehend what a genuine phenomenon the Astaires were. At the height of their success in the mid-1920s the siblings were seasoned transatlantic commuters, ambassadors of an art form they had helped to revolutionize, adored by audiences, feted by royalty, and courted socially by the elite in just about every field of endeavour. They seemed to define the Jazz Age, a fascinating pair who wove… Read more
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A Grave Man
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A Grave Man

by Roberts, David

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  • fine
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  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 13
9781845291280
ISBN 10
184529128x
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London, United Kingdom: Constable, 2005. A fine, virtually unblemished first printing copy which has been signed by the author in blue ink under the authors name to the title page. Housed in the lovely, nostalgic themed dustwrapper which retains publishers printed price on inside flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. An attractive copy in collectable condition. Signed by Author. First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION.
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International Arts & Crafts The World's Greatest Art

by Robinson, Michael - Foreword David Rudd

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  • fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Star Fire, 2005. A virtually fine copy with no inscriptions. Bound in the publishers original stiff wrappers displaying a rich William Morris design. A wondefully insightful book, well written, well illustrated and with a concise angle on the far reaching subject of classic design history. A must for anyone interested in the subject. William Morris, Pugin, Bernard Leach, Charles Ashbee, John Ruskin, Butterfield, Josef Hoffmann, William Moorcroft to name but a few of the innovators and leaders in this field. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers. Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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Concise Encyclopedia Of Heraldry

by Rothery, Guy Cadogan

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  • fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Bracken Books, 1985. This concise volume tells you everything that you need to know about Heraldry. Dates, facts and figures. Full of fascinating plates and illustrations.The binding is a maroon coloured leatherette. All pages are crisp and clean with no inscriptions present. Book looks unread.This is the 1985 edition of a book that was first published under the title of ABC of heraldry in 1915. The Dustjacket has been very neatly priceclipped with only slight creasing to the edges otherwise in very presentable condition. An attractive book throughout.. Fine/Near Fine.
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

by Rowling, J.K.

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780747569404
ISBN 10
0747569401
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London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2003. Bound in the publishers black hard covers with bold gilt title lettering to spine this is the First Edition of the adult format which had a very small production run of only 10% of total publication, hence quite a scarce book. The 766 pages are in excellent condition throughout with no inscriptions and are squarely bound. The book sits solid and square. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper produced exclusively for the adult version with the publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper design by William Webb and jacket image by Michael Wildsmith with a black and white photograph of J.K. Rowling to the rear panel. The dustwrapper illustration is the eyecatching bronze phoenix rising from the flames with a charcoal grey background. Book printed in Great Britain by Clays Ltd, St Ives. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. The photograph provided is a picture of the book and the dustwrapper and… Read more
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by Rowling, J. K.

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780439784542
ISBN 10
0439784549
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Scholastic Arthur A. Levine, 2005. Bound in the publishers purple coloured hardboards with contrasting black cloth to spine. This is the first impression of the first American edition. The string of numbers 12345678910 on the verso of the full title page denotes as such. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Each chapter is headed by a wonderfully skilled illustration by the talented artist Mary GrandPre who is also responsible for the magnificent dustwrapper artwork. Dustwrapper is complete with publishers printed price on front inside flap. No signs of wear to the dustwrapper which remains in excellent condition. Housed in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A jolly nice copy inside and out and a very well made book. Ah ! Such mesmerising wizardry !. First Edition. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Mary GrandPre. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Moor's Last Sigh

by Rushdie, Salman

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  • fine
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London, United Kingdom: Jonathan Cape, 1995. An excellent copy inside and out. Very tight and square. Dustwrapper retains publishers printed price on inside front flap. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Probably unread with no inscriptions. First printing of the first edition with a full number line 1-10. First Edition. Fine/Fine. FIRST EDITION.
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