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Image for Hobbies Weekly :  Christmas number of the Fretworkerss and Home Craftsman's Journal Vol. 83 No. 2146  1936

Hobbies Weekly : Christmas number of the Fretworkerss and Home Craftsman's Journal Vol. 83 No. 2146 1936

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Horace Marhsall & Son Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023285

Condition: Good


Pages 225 to 264; Englarged Christmas number of the Fretworkerss and Home Craftsman's Journal. Includes insert plans for a dolls house and the Taj Mahal View more info

Haunted Castles

By: Alexander, Marc

Price: £6.00

Publisher: UK, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1974

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022948

ISBN: 0584101120

Condition: Very Good


352pp; illustrated. Price clipped dustjacket has sunned spine. Age tanning to reverse of jacket and a hint of browning to page edges. View more info

Through the Wine Glass

By: Allen, H. Warner

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022941

Condition: Good


244pp; browning to endpapers. Mottling to boards. Dustjacket chipped, some light soiling and browning to spine. View more info

A Contemplation of Wine

By: Allen, H. Warner

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022942

Condition: Good


232pp; signature to flyleaf. Mottling to boards. Dustjacket chipped, some light soiling and browning to spine. View more info

Love in the East

By: Allgrove George

Price: £9.00

Publisher: UK, Anthony Gibbs & Phillips: 1962

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018740

Condition: Near Very Good


159pp includes 8pp of half-tone illus. '...an array of odd facts about the emotional habits of these changing civilisations and traces a fascinating thread from pagan times to the present day'. The richness and fantasy of a civilisation. Dustjacket chipped, rubbed with some soiling/browning; boards bumped. View more info

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The Substance of Adam

By: Ancona, Sergius Gortan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Occult Book Society: 1934

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022307

Condition: Good


351pp; fold-out charts. A touch of age tanning to page edges. Previous owner's address stamp on early pages and at rear. Sunned boards are grubby, covered in clear film wrap. View more info

The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1606-1623 A.D.; As Told By Themselves, Their Friends, and Their Enemies.

By: Arber Edward

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Ward and Downey Ltd.: 1897

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11845

Condition: Good +


634pp plus publisher's advert; brown cloth with gilt lettering. Small area of light fading to small where an old label has been removed (not ex-lib) Rough cut edges, foxing and soiling to text block; slight shelf wear to head and tail of spine and slightly bumped corners. Inscription on ffep; foxing to endpapers. View more info

A Key to English Antiquities with Special Reference to the Sheffield and Rotherham District

By: Armitage, Ella S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, J. M. Dent & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 020633

Condition: Good


331pp; illustrated. Wear to head and tail of spine, slight rubbing to corners; some marks to boards. Signature to flyleaf. Hinge just exposed at title page. View more info

Germans : The Biography of an Obsession

By: Bailey, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, The Free Press: 1991

Edition: Revised and Updated

Seller ID: 015580

ISBN: 0029014557

Condition: Fine


506pp; illus. View more info

First Experiences with Motor Car & Camera

By: Barker, Aldred Farrer

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Matthews and Brooke: 1911

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018179

Condition: Good


229pp; illus. age-tanning to endpapers, light wear to suedette covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Internally bottom 1" of spine has become separated from the cover. Fascinating book written by a novice driver's first year's experiences with an 8 horse-power motor car. View more info

Free but Not Easy

By: Barker, Bas; Straker, Lynda

Price: £9.00

Publisher: UK, Derbyshire County Council: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14163

ISBN: 0903463296

Condition: Very Good


133pp; illus. a few marks to covers. Autobiography that maps out the political development of the British labour movement up to 1989. View more info

All About Everything: Being a Dictionary of Practical Recipes and Every-day Information.

By: BEETON Mrs.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1870

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 016651

Condition: Good


356pp + publisher's adverts; 'An entirely new domestic encyclopedia; arranged in alphabetical order and usefully illustrated'. some foxing to endpapers, wear to head and taiil of spine, bumped corners, a few marks to boards. Covers 'housekeeping, servants, dress, health, medicine, recipes, children, furniture, horses and carriages'. View more info

The Story of Belling 1912-1962.

By: Belling

Price: £7.00

Publisher: UK, Belling & Co.: 1963

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 6755

Condition: VG


Grey flecked cloth; gilt lettering on spine with gilt title plaque on front; 96pp. illus. with many fascinating photographs. View more info

Rossall Will Be What You Make It

By: Bennett, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Rossal Archives: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 015923

ISBN: 0951962809

Condition: Very Good


244pp; illus. The story of Rossall Public School View more info

For All Mankind

By: Blum, Leon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1946

Edition: 1st UK Ed.

Seller ID: 020504

Condition: Very Good


143pp. Chipped dustjacket with browning and some marks. Minor loss at head and tail of spine. 'The presentation of great political problems in terms of the everyday life of men and women...' View more info

Thoresby Park

By: Bollans C. Alan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, C. A. Bollans: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018660

Condition: Very Good


Undated c2000; each chapter individually paginated, total approx 142pp text, 10pp photographs, 4pp appendices - plans, map and family tree. A couple of marks to covers. View more info

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Boyes Stores : The Story of a Family

By: Boyes, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, P Boyes: 1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023501

Condition: Very Good


118pp; illustrated. A Centenary celebration 1881-1981. A touch of age tanning to the covers. Fascinating history of Boyes Dept Stores View more info

The Best of Morecambe and Wise.

By: BRABEN, E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Woburn Press: 1974

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 595

Condition: Nr VG


Pictorial bds; some creasing to front board. View more info

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Historical Costumes of England from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Century

By: Bradfield, Nancy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Harrap: 1980

Edition: 3rd Revised Reprint

Seller ID: 023443

ISBN: 0245599363

Condition: Very Good


200pp, illustrated. View more info

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The Novice's Workshop

By: Bradley, Ian & Hallows, Norman (Duplex)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: UK, Model Aeronautical Press: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 020738

Condition: Very Good


236pp; illustrated. Slight browning to page edges. The book is 'designed to assist and instruct the newcomer to the planning and layout of the home workshop. And the selection, installation and maintenance of machine tools.' Dustjacket has shelfwear and rubbing to edges and folds. View more info