Recent Arrivals from Chapel Books

Recent Arrivals from Chapel Books

cover of Kate Plus Ten.

Kate Plus Ten.

by Edgar Wallace:

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Chapel Books
Published
n.d. [c.1953]
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
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$38.37

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London:: Ward Lock,, n.d. [c.1953]. Reprint.. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good+. 192pp. Pages very fresh and clean, like new. In the original buff textured boards, spine title white. Firm, bright and square, with slight blunting to spine ends. In the protected pictorial dust jacket. This is vivid to the front panel, and slightly faded to the spine: back panel… Read more
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cover of Experiences in Spiritual Healing.

Experiences in Spiritual Healing.

by An East Anglian Farmer:

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Chapel Books
Published
1937.
Condition
About Fine
Edition
First edition.
Item Price
$63.95

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Ipswich:: For the Author, by W Harrison, The Ancient House,, 1937.. First edition.. Hardcover. About Fine/very good. [xvi], 147, [1] advert. Pages very fresh and clean. Faint tanning to endpapers. Closed top edge spotted. In the original binding of green cloth, titled to upper board and spine in black: all very clean and bright, corners sharp. In the… Read more
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cover of Illustrated Guide to Tasmania. The Holiday Resort of Australia.

Illustrated Guide to Tasmania. The Holiday Resort of Australia.

by Tasmanian Government Railways:

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Chapel Books
Published
n.d. [1903].
Condition
Good
Edition
Presumed first and only edition.
Item Price
$383.70

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Launceston, Tasmania:: Tasmanian Government Railways: The 'Examiner' and 'Weekly Courier' Offices,, n.d. [1903].. Presumed first and only edition.. Hardcover. Good. 60pp, with many photographs and much text, well printed on glossy paper, giving scenic views and much information, including a 'Transit and Cost' column at each opening, advising on access and accommodation. The last five pages are taken… Read more
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cover of The White Goddess: a historical grammar of poetic myth.

The White Goddess: a historical grammar of poetic myth.

by Robert Graves:

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Chapel Books
Published
1948.
Condition
Good+
Edition
First edition (first printing).
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$63.95

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London:: Faber and Faber,, 1948.. First edition (first printing).. Hardcover. Good+. 430pp. Pages clean, endpapers tanned, no inscriptions or marks. Firm, in the original binding of pale blue cloth, spine title gilt. Boards clean, corners almost sharp, spine faded and dulled, ends puckered. A good copy of the first printing. [More photographs of this book can be seen… Read more
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cover of Sir Henry at Rawlinson End, and other spots.

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End, and other spots.

by Vivian Stanshall:

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Chapel Books
Published
1980.
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780906008218
Item Price
$25.58

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London:: Eel Pie Publishing,, 1980.. First edition.. Paperback. Very Good+. 101pp, illustrated. Contents clean and unmarked. Nearly A4 size, paperback, pictorial covers, tip of top corner slightly blunted, other corners square, spine colour slightly faded. Very good copy. 'After its success on radio, stage and record, Vivian Stanshall's eccentric saga now belches into print.'
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cover of Night Flight.

Night Flight.

by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Saint-Exupéry):

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Chapel Books
Published
1932.
Condition
G-
Edition
First UK printing.
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$57.56

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London:: Desmond Harmsworth., 1932.. First UK printing.. Hardcover. G-. 208pp. Pages clean and unmarked. Mottled blue endpapers are well-fitted, but are probably a later addition. Firm, in the worn original dark cloth, spine titled in silver. Boards slightly marked, upper corners blunted. Joints rubbed, spine sunned pale, spine ends scuffed and bent - but still quite sturdy. Internally… Read more
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cover of Supernatural Mysticism.

Supernatural Mysticism.

by Benedict Williamson: with an Introduction by His Eminence Cardinal Bourne, and a Foreword on the Call to Contemplation by The Lord Bishop of Plymouth.

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Chapel Books
Published
1921.
Condition
VG
Edition
First edition.
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$57.56

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London:: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co,, 1921. . First edition.. Hardcover. VG. xvi, 268pp: with an 8-page index. The head of the title page and the outer margin of p.17 have been stamped in blind with the address of the Convent of Notre Dame at Battersea: this ownership is also written in ink to the head of… Read more
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cover of The Bridle of Pegasus: Studies in Magic, Mythology and Folklore. (defective copy)

The Bridle of Pegasus: Studies in Magic, Mythology and Folklore. (defective copy)

by Warren R. Dawson:

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Chapel Books
Published
1930.
Condition
Very Good++
Edition
First edition.
Item Price
$31.98

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London:: Methuen,, 1930.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good++/good. xv, [3], 203, 8 (adverts). First owner's neat name to endpaper. [A nice jacketed copy, but with a printing error: the openings at pages 48/49, 54/55, 58/59, 62/63 are blank! There is quite a thorough synopsis of the matters dealt with in each chapter on the Contents page, so if… Read more
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cover of Tiaras: Chaumet - Divine Jewels. [With Slipcase].

Tiaras: Chaumet - Divine Jewels. [With Slipcase].

by Chaumet: Clare Phillips, Natasha Cavassoni:

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Chapel Books
Published
2020.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780500982808
Item Price
$102.32

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London:: Thames and Hudson,, 2020.. First edition.. Hardcover with Slip-case. Fine. 256pp. Extraordinary jewellery of the past two centuries. About a dozen pages of introductory text, preceded and followed by rich colour photographs of tiaras, mostly full-page, of which only a few are shown worn, with minimal text. There are a couple of pages of index at the… Read more
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cover of The Mountain-Sprite's KIngdom, and other stories.

The Mountain-Sprite's KIngdom, and other stories.

by E.H.Knatchbull-Hugessen, Lord Brabourne: illustrated by Ernest Griset:

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Chapel Books
Published
1881 [1880].
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition.
Item Price
$255.80

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London:: Routledge,, 1881 [1880].. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. viii, 372, + [4] publishers' ads; with Griset's vivid and curious illustrations, and with a tissue guard at the frontis. Pages preponderately clean, a few have light thumb marks. Firm, with neat gutter repairs to the endpapers. In the original binding of russet pictorial cloth blocked in black and… Read more
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cover of Remarks, Critical and Illustrative, on the Text and Notes of the Last Edition of Shakspeare.

Remarks, Critical and Illustrative, on the Text and Notes of the Last Edition of Shakspeare.

by [Joseph Ritson]:

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Chapel Books
Published
1783.
Condition
VG
Edition
First edition.
Item Price
$243.01

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London:: J.Johnson,, 1783.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG. [2] (title), viii, 240pp, [2] publishers' ad. (n.b.: pagination error - there is no p.233/234). Contents in very good order, with foxing to some pages. Endpaper gutters professionally reinforced with cloth. 22.5x14cms, in an early half calf binding with marbled boards ruled gilt, with light scuffs to board edges and some… Read more
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cover of Annie Magdalene.

Annie Magdalene.

by Barbara Hanrahan:

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Chapel Books
Published
1985.
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition.
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$44.77

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London:: Chatto & Windus, The Hogarth Press,, 1985.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good+/VG. 121pp, [4] publishers' ads. Text clean, no foxing, although the closed top edge of the text block is foxed. Upper half of front free endpaper has an irregular surface, as if a label had been removed: no other indications of previous ownership. In the original… Read more
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cover of Foreign Bodies [Inscribed copy].

Foreign Bodies [Inscribed copy].

by Rhona Petrie:

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Chapel Books
Published
1967.
Condition
About Fine
Edition
First edition.
Item Price
$76.74

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London:: Gollancz,, 1967.. First edition.. Hardcover. About Fine/very good+. 192pp. Contents very clean. Author's August 1967 gift inscription to front free endpaper (see photo). In the original bright red textured boards, spine titled gilt: very clean, corners sharp, very slight compression to spine ends. In the protected unclipped yellow dust jacket: very bright, with slight darkening to some… Read more
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cover of Murder in My Back Yard. An Inspector Ramsay Mystery. [Inscribed by author].

Murder in My Back Yard. An Inspector Ramsay Mystery. [Inscribed by author].

by Ann Cleeves:

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Chapel Books
Published
1991.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780712638302
Item Price
$51.16

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London:: Century / Random Century Group,, 1991.. First edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 236pp, all very clean and unmarked, pages toned. Inscription to title page 'With thanks for all your encouragement & support / Ann Cleeves', recipient not named. In the original pale grey textured boards, spine titled gilt, all bright, corners sharp: very slight flattening to head… Read more
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cover of Will o' the Wisp. A Novel.

Will o' the Wisp. A Novel.

by Pierre Drieu la Rochelle: translated by Martin Robinson:

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Chapel Books
Published
1966.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK edition.
Item Price
$211.04

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London:: Calder & Boyars, , 1966.. First UK edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/VG-. 144pp. Inscriptions to front free endpaper. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original binding of grey boards, spine titled gilt: clean, corners good, foot of spine slightly puckered, small mark to lower joint where jacket split. In the protected unclipped red dust jacket, clean to front… Read more
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cover of Lord of the Forest.

Lord of the Forest.

by 'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford]: illustrated by the author:

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Chapel Books
Published
1975.
Condition
VG
Edition
First edition.
Item Price
$44.77

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London:: Methuen Children's Books,, 1975.. First edition.. Hardcover. VG/VG. 128pp, with many illustrations in the text. Very clean ex-library copy, with a small stamp to both the title page and below the plate on p.13, and a biro number and barely-discernible trace of removed library label to the front endpaper. Appears unread, with no signs of use. In… Read more
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cover of Young Britten: schoolboy, composer.

Young Britten: schoolboy, composer.

by Dr.Nick Clark, Kevin Gosling, Dr.Lucy Walker:

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Chapel Books
Published
2009.
Condition
Near Fine
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$51.16

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Aldeburgh:: Britten-Pears Foundation,, 2009.. Paperback. Near Fine. This book 'marks the end of a three-year project to document Britten's juvenilia fully for the first time'. Large format, 29.5x21cms, 24-page stapled glossy booklet in pictorial card covers, with many illustrations in colour and monochrome. 'Between the ages of 5 and 18 Benjamin Britten composed around 730 pieces of music.… Read more
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cover of Sing English Song: a practical approach to the language and the repertoire.

Sing English Song: a practical approach to the language and the repertoire.

by Stephen Varcoe: with a Foreword by Dame Felicity Lott:

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Chapel Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780905210735
Item Price
$38.37

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Norwich:: Thames Publishing,, 2002. Reprint.. Paperback. Near Fine. 208pp. Very fresh copy, appears new and unread, although there are pencil notes inside the back cover: these are light and should erase easily. Glossy paperback, 21x15cms: no defects or wear to covers.
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cover of Festival of Britten: 25 February - 21 March 1993, Barbican Centre. Programme book.

Festival of Britten: 25 February - 21 March 1993, Barbican Centre. Programme book.

by [Artistic Director: Mstislav Rostropovich:]

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Chapel Books
Published
1993.
Condition
VG-
Item Price
$35.81

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London:, 1993.. Paperback. VG-. 124pp [plus the inner surface of the covers]; with many photographs and articles, besides advertisement pages and the schedule for the Festival. Contents clean and fresh. 8x8ins, in glossy pictorial covers. A very good copy but that it and the first page have a crease to the upper corner. Scarce.
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cover of The Tree. (Signed copy)

The Tree. (Signed copy)

by Wa-Sha-Quon-Asin (Grey Owl):

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Chapel Books
Published
1937.
Condition
VG-
Edition
First publication in separate book form.
Item Price
$102.32

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London:: Lovat Dickson:, 1937.. First publication in separate book form.. Hardcover. VG-. 63pp, illustrated throughout, and with drawings printed on the endpapers. Contents clean: slight tanning to endpapers. Grey Owl has signed the title page opposite the frontis of himself wearing an Indian head-dress. In the original brown pictorial paper-covered boards: in very good condition but for a… Read more
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$102.32