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Timbers of West Africa

by Alwyn Jay, B.

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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Third edition
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London: Timber Development Association Ltd, 1948. Third edition. Softcover. Very Good. Red cloth covers with tree vignette on front. 98pp with fold-out map in excellent condition. A little shelf wear, inside generally very clean. Full details of over seventy West African timber varieties, including names, distribution, characteristics, seasoning, strength, durability, working qualities, uses and sizes.
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How to Read Buildings: A Crash Course in Architecture

by Carol Davidson Cragoe

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2008
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New
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9780713686722
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Herbert Press Ltd, 2008. Paperback. New. 'A guide to decoding a building's style, history and evolution...Packed with architectural and historical detail..'. This covers building types, styles, materials, etc.
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Manners for Men

by Humphry, Mrs.

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Published
1898
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Fair
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London: James Bowden, 1898. Hardcover. Fair. Narrow 8vo. Original pictorial boards. 160pp + 4pp publisher's catalogue. Boards stained, also some water marking inside to the front. Author Mrs. Humphry, "Madge" of "Truth" also the author of 'Manners for Women'. This covers quite a lot, many aspects of character and bearing still suprisingly current, though the parts on helping… Read more
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London: Faber & Faber, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Faber & Faber, 1952. First edition. Very Good. 8vo, brown cloth boards, gilt on spine. 236pp with black and white photos. 'A guide for the herd owner on the establishment and management of a pedigree herd of dairy cattle of any breed.' 'Dedicated to… Read more
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The Dog in Health Accident or Disease.

by Frank Townsend Barton

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Published
1907
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Good +
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London: Sidney Appleton, 1907. Hardcover. Good +. London: Sidney Appleton, 1907. Good +. First Edition. 8vo, tan cloth boards with titles and picture of a dog in brown on front cover. A few bumps to the boards. Viii + 197 p, illustrated with frontispiece and 11 other plates. Pages are lightly foxed. This covers the… Read more
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Worthies of the world

by H. W. Dulcken

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Published
1890
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Fair
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London: Ward, Lock and Co., 1890. Hardcover. Fair. London: Ward, Lock and Co., 1890. Fair. 8vo, pictorial boards with gilt emblems and titles. Undated circa 1890's. 768pp + publisher's catalogue, illustrated with portraits etc. This includes Napoleon, Caesar, Socrates, Nelson, Confucius, Robert the Bruce, Hugo, Homer, Dante etc. No women, generally white Europeans with the… Read more
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Grammar of the New Zealand Language

by R Maunsell

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Published
1867
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Poor
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Third edition
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Auckland: W. B. Upton & Co., 1867. Third edition. Hardcover. Poor. Auckland: W. B. Upton & Co., 1867. Third edition. Poor. Small 8vo, original brown cloth with front board almost completely detached. Xvi + 168pp. Ex reference library with minimal markings, number on front pastedown & reverse of title page and a couple of blind… Read more
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London: HMSO, 1914. First edition. Paperback. Fair. London: HMSO, 1914. First edition. Fair. 8vo. Rebacked using original card wrappers. Top right hand corner absent. Xi + 233 + ixpp. Ex reference library with pictorial bookplate & number, also a couple of stamps. Generally the inner book is clean & in very good condition.
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Dictionnaire Français-Basque

by Fabre M. H. L.

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Published
1870
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Good
Edition
First edition
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Bayonne: P. Cazals, 1870. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Bayonne: P. Cazals, 1870. First edition. Good. Approx. 28 by 18cm, bound in quarter leather with gilt titles on spine. 400pp. French - Basque dictionary with introduction in French. Egdewear to spine. Grubbiness to a few pages, also creases & a couple of minor tears & repairs,… Read more
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The Greek Anthology as selected for the use of Westminster Eton and Other Public Schools

by Burges, George

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Published
1854
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. First edition. Very Good. Translated into English prose by Burges to which are added metrical versions by Bland, Merrivale, and others, and an index of reference to the originals. Small 8vo, rebound in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine.… Read more
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A Dictionary of the English Language

by Johnson Samuel 

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Published
1820
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Good
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London: . & J. Offor, W. Allason et al, London , 1820. Hardcover. Good. London: . & J. Offor, W. Allason et al, London , 1820. Good. 'In Which The Words are Deduced from Their Originals and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples From the Best Writers. To Which are Prefixed A History of… Read more
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A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum

by Willshire, William Hughes

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Published
1876
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Good
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First edition
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London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1876. First edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1876. First edition. Good. First edition, approx. 10.5'' by 6.5''. Original black cloth with gilt titles on spine & blind embossed decoration on covers. A little edge wear, particularly to spine (see pictures). X + 360pp with supplementary… Read more
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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823. First edition. Very Good. First editions. Complete in 12 volumes. 'Illustrated by a Series of Historical and Explanatory Notes, which will be found to contain an Account of all the Naval Actions and other… Read more
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Studia Semitica Et Orientalia

by University Of Glasgow Oriental Society

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Published
1920
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Good
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First edition
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Glasgow: MacLehose, Jackson and Co., 1920. First edition. Good. Glasgow: MacLehose, Jackson and Co, 1920 First edition Hardcover Good 8vo, blue cloth with gilt titles on spine 127pp including index, illustrated with 4 plates Contents include: A study in Hebrew Synonyms, Tell Hum the Site of Capernaum, Jewish Everyday Life, The Synchronisms of the Hebrew Book… Read more
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Dictionary of the World's Commercial Products

by Slater, J. A.

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Second edition
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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons ltd. Second edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo, blue cloth binding with titles on spine. 163 + 8pp. Pitman's Commercial Series. With French, German & Spanish equivalents for the names of the commercial products. Ex reference library with some of the usual treatments. Undated circa 1930.
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A History of the Rarer British Birds with a Catalogue of British Birds

by Eyton, T.C

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Published
1836
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Good
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London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836. Good. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836 Hardcover Good 8vo Dark green quarter leather binding with textured cloth boards, gilt titles on spine Spine shows shelf wear, particularly at base & top (see pictures) Vi + 101pp dealing with the history of the birds,… Read more
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The Dictionary of Dates. Complete in 2 volumes

by Keller, H Rex

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Published
1934
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Good
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First edition
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934. First edition. Good. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934 First edition Hardcover Good First edition, complete in 2 volumes Approx 975'' by 7'', large 8vo Original brown cloth binding with faded gilt titles on spine Vol I: The Old World, xi + 958pp Vol II: The New World, 753pp 'The… Read more
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Notes On the Surnames of Francus, Franceis, French, Etc., in Scotland with an Account of the Frenches of Thorndykes

by French, A. D. Weld

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Published
1893
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Good
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First edition
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Boston: Privately Printed, 1893. First edition. Good. Boston: Privately Printed, 1893 First edition Hardcover Good First Edition Number 185 of 300 copies with tipped in letter signed by the author Original blue cloth with gilt titles on spine 8vo, 109pp including index A little wear to spine & corners Ex reference library with minimal markings; pictorial… Read more
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Genealogical Memoirs of the Families of Colt and Coutts

by Rogers, Rev. Charles

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Published
1879
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Good
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First edition
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London: Printed for the Cottonian Society, 1879. First edition. Good. London: Printed for the Cottonian Society, 1879 First edition Hardcover Good First Edition Original terracotta pebble grain cloth with bevel edge, gilt titles on spine 8vo, 59pp including index A little wear to spine & corners, some cracking to inner spine Ex reference library with minimal… Read more
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The Library of Mary Queen of Scots

by Sharman, Julian

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Published
1889
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Good
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London: Elliot Stock, 1889. Good. London: Elliot Stock, 1889 Hardcover Good Scarce limited first edition No 7 of 25 copies printed on handmade paper Approx 9'' by 725'', quarter morocco and cloth binding with gilt tiles on spine, spine rubbed particularly at edges, top edge gilt, others untrimmed Vi + 180pp, illustrated with frontispiece portrait of… Read more
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