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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 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: £5.00

Publisher: USA, The Free Press: 1991

Edition: Revised and Updated

Seller ID: 015580

ISBN: 0029014557

Condition: Fine

506pp; illus. 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.


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

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The Furniture Designs of Thomas Sheraton

By: Bell, J. Munro & Hayden, Arthur

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Gibbings & Co. Ltd: 1910

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024174

Condition: Good

26pp text, 128 plates. Browned flyleaves and light age tanning to page edges. Corners bumped and some scuff marks to boards. 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

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

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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.


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

The English Fair.


Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 599

Condition: VG

One corner of book and dw bumped. The author traces the fair's history from its lowly beginnings to the all-important livestock and specialist events of the regions . View more info

The Master Book of Magic

By: Cannell J.C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Quaker Oats: 1935

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14559

Condition: Very Good

64pp. View more info

The Philosophy of Analogy and Symbolism

By: Cargill, Lieutenant-Colonel S. T.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: UK, Rider and Company: 1950

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023042

Condition: Good

264pp; illus. Address stamp on front and rear pastedown and title page. Tippex on flyleaf. Undated circa 1950. First two words of gilt lettering to spine partially faded. View more info

Every Man His Own Horse and Cow Doctor: With Treatise on the Cause and Cure of Diseases in Sheep

By: CLATER, Francis

Price: £6.00

Publisher: UK, Milner & Co.: 0

Edition: Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 12180

Condition: Very Good

216pp; no date, faded gilt lettering on spine of brown cloth boards, bumped corners; slight soiling and foxing to text block. View more info

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Maconochie's Experiment: How One Man's Extraordinary Vision Saved Transported Convicts from Degradation and Despair

By: Clay, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024181

ISBN: 0719560454

Condition: Very Good

276pp;illustrated. Small dent to bottom front corner.Price clipped jacket. View more info

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Primitive Survivals in Modern Thought

By: Cohen, Chapman

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Pioneer Press: 1935

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022460

Condition: Good

141pp, age tanning to pages, browned endpapers. Previous owners' details on front pastedown and flyleaf.Faded spine. View more info

The Collector's Encyclopedia of Dolls V. 2

By: Coleman, Dorothy S.; Elizabeth A., and Evelyn J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 019381

ISBN: 0709027850

Condition: Very Good

1266pp; 3,000 illustrations. A companion volume to the classic work 'The Collector's Encyclopedia of Dolls'. A few marks to text block; a couple of small scratch marks front board. Dustjacket chipped with closed tears and creasing plus 2.5" x .5" area of loss top rear of jacket. View more info