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cover of SECRETS FROM THE PAST

SECRETS FROM THE PAST

by Stuart, Gene S

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Published
1979
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London: National Geographic Society, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good. Color illustrations and photographs to every page except index. Quarto pictorial boards with Tutankhamun's mask (one tip rubbed) 104pp. Map endpapers and Near Fine condition.
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cover of KEN HOM'S VEGETABLE & PASTA BOOK

KEN HOM'S VEGETABLE & PASTA BOOK

by Hom, Ken

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780563205401
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London: BBC Books, 1987. Softcover. Very Good. Colour pages (12) + black & grey illustrations & some diagrams. Octavo pictorial card covers 192pp a few corner creases but no inscirptions, tears or loose pages entirely clean and white. *Based on Ken Hom's popular BBC TV series.
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cover of A SPORTS BESTIARY

A SPORTS BESTIARY

by Plimpton, George illustrated by Arnold Roth

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Published
1982
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Very Good
ISBN
9780070502901
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New York: McGraw-Hill book company 1st edition, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Full-page cartoons (50) by Arnold Roth. Folio red boards in pictorial dust jacket (jacket rubbed at corners] 102pp. Very good clean and white no inscriptions or marks.
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cover of CHINESE RESTAURANT DISHES (Including Hong-Kong, Shanghai & Peking Dishes)

CHINESE RESTAURANT DISHES (Including Hong-Kong, Shanghai & Peking Dishes)

by Chan Sow Lin, Miss

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Published
1966 from publications list
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Good
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Singapore: Miss Chan Sow Lin 3rd edition, 1966 from publications list. Softcover. Good. 23 pages of photographs of Miss Chan's cooking classes, parties in restaurants & some of the dishes of the recipes. Small octavo pictorial card wraps [xx] +105pp +[1]p. Minor signs of use/cover edges rubbed and slight corner creasing but clean and tight. List of… Read more
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cover of ANGLO-CANADIAN COOK BOOK

ANGLO-CANADIAN COOK BOOK

by Johnson, Mrs. Patrick T

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Published
1950 approx but N.D
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Good
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Fleetwood, Lancashire: Mrs. Patrick T. Johnson, 1950 approx but N.D. Softcover. Good. Octavo grey printed paper wrapper (tanned to edges) 48pp each page having from 5 to 7 recipes received by the compiler from "women from all over Canada". Paper rather tanned but supple and without marks or tears and no loose pages. Scarce as only… Read more
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cover of THE WORLD'S GREAT BOOKS First Volume (Pages 1-768)

THE WORLD'S GREAT BOOKS First Volume (Pages 1-768)

by Mee, Arthur (1875-1943) and J.A. Hammerton (editors)

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Published
1910 approx
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Good
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London: Carmelite House, 1910 approx. Hardcover. Good. Plates (colour frontis + illustrated titlepage) + 6 further colour plates by E. Wall-Cousins + 6 plates printed in various mono-tints. Large octavo blue ribbed cloth with gilt spine (covers with slight marks of former damp but spine in bright gilt and no marking) half title + frontispiece + title +768pp.Cutting… Read more
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cover of TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER 1971

TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER 1971

by Potter, Beatrix (1866-1943) intro by Sydney Edwards

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Published
1971
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Very Good-
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London: EMI Film Productions / Sackville Smeets Ltd, 1971. Ephemera. Very Good-. Colour photos from Royal Ballet choreography by Frederick Ashton, book designed by Ray Fishwick. Large octavo pictorial card covers [20]pp including covers. A few signs of use but no writing inside and no tears or loose leaves.
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cover of MAGIC EYE A New Way of Looking at the World 3D Illusions by N.E. Thing Enterprises

MAGIC EYE A New Way of Looking at the World 3D Illusions by N.E. Thing Enterprises

by N.E. Thing Enterprises

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Published
1993
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Fine
ISBN
9780718138042
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London: Michael Joseph, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Colour plates (26). Oblong pictorial boards in dust jacket 32pp as New. The blurb claims: "MAGIC EYE is made possible by the remarkable power of modern computers, and the use of the 'Salitsky Dot', a patent-pending image-rendering system that takes 3D viweing into the twenty-first century!
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cover of A BOOK OF ANIMALS cats dogs horses birds farm and zoo animals

A BOOK OF ANIMALS cats dogs horses birds farm and zoo animals

by Holme, Bryan

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Published
1940 acc. to British Library
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Very Good
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London & New York: The Studio first edition, 1940 acc. to British Library. Hardcover. Very Good/None. Line drawings and black & white photographs. 249x185mm beige cloth with red lettering (tips rubbed) 96pp. *Delightful drawings and photos of animals in this 1940 Studio collection.
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cover of THE COOK'S COLLECTION PERFECT PASTA

THE COOK'S COLLECTION PERFECT PASTA

by Wolter, Annette

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Published
1995
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Very Good
ISBN
9781856277303
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London: Grange Books, 1995. Softcover. Very Good. Colour photography to nearly every page by Odette Teubner. Tall narrow 8vo pictorial card covers (tips rubbed) 64pp name blanked out to corner of half title else clean and tight, no loose pages no marks.
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cover of POINT COUNT BIDDING in Contract Bridge

POINT COUNT BIDDING in Contract Bridge

by Goren, Charles H. (1901-1991)

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Published
1961
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Good
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New York USA: Simon and Schuster revised edition, 1961. Softcover. Good. Text figures throughout. Paperback in yellow & red (slight creases/edges rubbed) 154pp (includes half title,title and 2 leaves of prelims). Paper tanned throughout but not brittle, first 4 leaves with marginal tidemark. A few blank leaves at end for notes but here not used. A neat… Read more
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cover of MAGIC WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS over 150 tricks anyone can do at the dinner table

MAGIC WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS over 150 tricks anyone can do at the dinner table

by Schindler, George

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Published
1976
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Good
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New York: Reiss Games, Inc, 1976. Softcover. Good. Illustrations by Ed Tricomi. Octavo (205 x 140mm) covers show the magician levitating a salt cellar (edges rubbed/minor creasing) 240pp sl.paper tanning to inside of covers and facing page. No inscriptions, no underlining or highlighting. *Magic tricks without apparatus or assistant collaboration.
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cover of A STORY BOOK OF JESUS illustrated by Elsie Walker

A STORY BOOK OF JESUS illustrated by Elsie Walker

by Blyton,Enid

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Published
1956
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Good
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London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1956. Hardcover. Good. Colour plates [32] by Elsie Walker. Octavo cream cloth boards pictorially gilt to cover (lower cover bit marked) x +158pp. Lower part of free endpaper torn away upper part foxed else paper clean and white. One 2" tear just into bottom of illustration but without loss, repaired with conservation tape.… Read more
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cover of THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF NATURE A seasonal guide to the habitats of the British Isles

THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF NATURE A seasonal guide to the habitats of the British Isles

by Crush, Margaret (compiling editor)

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Published
1986
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Fine
ISBN
9780861340880
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London: W.H. Smith / Mitchell Beazley Ltd, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Colour illustrated full page and text illustration to nearly every page by Ruth Levy, Colin Robson & Suzie Lanni. Quarto pictorial boards in dust jacket (almost as new in near fine dust jacket) 216pp. No inscriptions or writing, no loose or creased pages seems never to have been… Read more
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cover of ALL I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM MY CAT

ALL I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM MY CAT

by Becker, Suzy

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Published
1991
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Very Good
ISBN
9781851456390
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London: Pavilion Books Limited, 1991. Softcover. Very Good. Colour illustrated throughout by Suzy Becker. Oblong 12mo pictorial paper covers 94pp clean and no loose pages no inscriptions or marking. *Contains the illustrated teachings of one wise cat in a book that may possibly change your life - or at least let you know there's always time for a… Read more
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cover of THE WINTER FLOWER GARDEN

THE WINTER FLOWER GARDEN

by Kinahan, Sonia

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Published
1985
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Good
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London: Croom Helm, 1985. Hardcover. Good/Good. Colour plates (20 on 12 pages) + 36 illustrations by Mike Dodd. Large octavo boards in pictorial dust jacket (boards rubbed to edges/lower cover of jacket solid green bit marked) 144pp. Page waviness due to former damp on glazed china paper but otherwise clean and tight. Table of 100 plants for winter… Read more
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cover of DONKEY TALES

DONKEY TALES

by Svendsen, Dr. Elisabeth D

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781873580226
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London: Whittet books 1st edition first printing, 1995. Hardcover. Fine. Colour or black & white illustrations and drawings to every opening. 246x185mm green pictorial glazed boards (foot of spine slightly bumped) 96pp WITH the Printer's error on page 23 and the correction strip added. *Stories of the donkeys who came to the Donkey Sanctuary in Devon founded… Read more
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cover of GARDENING FROM SCRATCH

GARDENING FROM SCRATCH

by Field, Xenia

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Published
1973
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Very Good
ISBN
9780600338420
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London, New York, Sydney, Toronto: Hamlyn, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Full-page photographic colour illustrations (8) + many black & white drawings in text. Large octavo green boards in dust jacket (short tear without loss to one flap) 80 pages, not price clipped [UK price 95p] no inscriptions no tears. "A book for the beginner" by former… Read more
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cover of VOYEZ COMME ON DANSE CHANSONS DE JEU ET RONDES ENFANTINES

VOYEZ COMME ON DANSE CHANSONS DE JEU ET RONDES ENFANTINES

by Rostand, Rosemonde (preface), Harmonies de Gabriel Pierne, images de George Delaw

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Published
No date but 1902 copyright
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Good
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Paris: Adrien Sporck, No date but 1902 copyright. Hardcover. Good. Colour illustrations to nearly every page by George Delaw. Oblong octavo red cloth-spined pictorial boards (tips and edges worn, lower cover marked). Publisher's list tipped onto front free endpaper + 47pp +[1]p cameo illustration. Covers worn but text and illustrations bright and clean throughout. Includes Malbrough s'en va-t'en… Read more
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cover of THE GOLDEN ASS being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius with an English Translation by W. Adlington (1566) revised by S. Gaselee

THE GOLDEN ASS being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius with an English Translation by W. Adlington (1566) revised by S. Gaselee

by Apuleius, Lucius (with English translation by William Adlington)

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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London: William Heinemann Ltd Loeb Classical Library, 1924. Hardcover. Very Good. Frontis illustration of a coin with head of Apuleius. Duodecimo red cloth covered boards, gilt Loeb monogram & spine gilt lettered, xxiv + 608pp + Loeb Classical Library publisher's catalogue. Titlepage in red & black with tissue guard for frontis, facsimile titlepage from original 1566 translation,… Read more
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