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Radio Onederland. The Story of Radio One. SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY
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Radio Onederland. The Story of Radio One. SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY

By Skues, Keith with a Foreword by Robin Scott, Controller Radio One and Two

Lavenham Suffolk: The Landmark Press, 1968 115mm x 178mm tall (4.5" x 7" approx.). 224pp, with a frontispiece plate and 48 further b/w photographs of the UK radio disc jockeys of the day. SIGNED on the title-page by Keith Skues with his hand-written inscription "To Mr. Gatley, Sincere Good Wishes; - Please give my love to Altrincham Grammar School & the village of Timperley"... Presentation Inscription Signed by Author. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Hardland, Chris [cover design].

$64.78

The Chappell Era SIGNED BY AUTHOR
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The Chappell Era SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By Brayshaw, Ian

Sydney: ABC Enterprises for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1984 Hardback, 177mm x 238mm tall (7" x 9.25" approx.). 160pp, with 51 b/w photographs. Fine, in the original colour-illustrated, laminated boards/white titles. Signed by the Author on the title-page.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Laminated Boards. Fine/N/A. 4to.

$35.99

The Thursday Shop. An Antique Dealer's Diary
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The Thursday Shop. An Antique Dealer's Diary

By Summers, Anne

Kineton, Warwick: The Roundwood Press Limited, 1969 Hardback, 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 223pp. Very good, in the original light-brown buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped & almost fine illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Almost Fine. 8vo..

$11.16

The Life and Letters of Edward John Dent, Chronometer Maker and some account of his Successors WITH SUPPLEMENT
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The Life and Letters of Edward John Dent, Chronometer Maker and some account of his Successors WITH SUPPLEMENT

By Mercer, Vaudrey, M.B., B.Chir. (Cantab); M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.

The Antiquarian Horological Society, 1977 TWO VOLUMES, Firstly, a hardback. 4to. 190mm x 250mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx). Pp xx, 829, with a frontispiece plate of Edward John Dent, 154 further b/w plates with hundreds of illustrations and text figures, and 2 colour-plates.Some light spotting of the closed-page edges, otherwise almost fine, in the original red boards/gilt decorated spine and title, and with the very good and unclipped, photo-illustrated, dust-wrapper. Uncommon. TOGETHER WITH the even scarcer Supplement, published as a soft-cover in 1983 [the 1st and only edition], the supplement having minor rubs to the head & tail of its spine but otherwise very good in the original illustrated, black-printed, red thin-card covers. The Supplement takes the pagination from 831 to 891 incl, with a Family Tree, Plates 159-176 incl. and 4 folding or multi-folding technical drawings. Some additional postage may be required for this heavy set.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Almost Fine/Very Good. Sm 4to..

$698.21

Thomas Girtin's Water-Colours
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Thomas Girtin's Water-Colours

By Davies, Randall

London: The Studio, Limited, 1924 Hardback, 240mm x 298mm tall (9.25" x 11.75" approx.). Pp vii, 31, plus 96pp of plates, comprised of 16 colour plates with captioned tissue-guards, tipped-onto grey stock, and 80 monotone illustrations. A couple of minor chips to spine head, otherwise very good, in the original binding of quarter parchment with raised bands/grey paper-covered boards/gilt spine title/gilt on orange title to front board & gilt rulings/top edges gilt. With the attractive Art Nouveau bookplate of Rachel Agnes Talbot to the front pastedown. . Quarter Parchment & Boards. Good/No d/w.

$115.17

Master of Deception. Tangled Webs in London and the Middle East.
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Master of Deception. Tangled Webs in London and the Middle East.

By Mure, David

London: William Kimber, 1980 Hardback, 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). 284pp, including an Appendix and a Bibliography, plus 8pp plates with 13 illustrations, chiefly in b/w photo. Very good, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the slight edge-chipped but otherwise sound and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo..

$25.91

John Gully and His Times

By Darwin, Bernard

London: Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1935 Hardback, 125mm x 193mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp x, 230 + 4 b/w plates including a frontispiece. From the holdings of Burnley Mechanics Institute, with label to the front pastedown and accession number to spine. Occasional light spotting, more so to prelims, and some rubs and marks to cloth, otherwise good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$48.95

Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]
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Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]

By Barnett, Bob

Great Addingon, Kettering: Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 2007 175mm x 240mm tall (7" x 9.5" approx.). 208pp with a frontispiece map; a double-page plan of of the stations and layout at Lydney Junction, and b/w photos throughout [including photographs and short biographies of thirty-eight of the Author's fellow workers at the Railway, three of which have been signed by their subjects]. Very good, in the original photo-illustrated soft-card covers, with the laid-down, colour-printed label "This copy is an Autographed First Edition signed by the Author at The Dean Forest Railway, Norchard, Gloucester, Easter 2007". Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. Lge 8vo..

$28.79

The Diary of Beatrice Webb 4 Vol Set. Vol One, 1873-1892, 'Glitter Around and Darkness Within'; Vol Two, 1892-1905, 'All the Good Things of Life'; Vol Three, 1905-1924, 'The Power to Alter Things'; Vol Four, 1924-1943, 'The Wheel of Life'.
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The Diary of Beatrice Webb 4 Vol Set. Vol One, 1873-1892, 'Glitter Around and Darkness Within'; Vol Two, 1892-1905, 'All the Good Things of Life'; Vol Three, 1905-1924, 'The Power to Alter Things'; Vol Four, 1924-1943, 'The Wheel of Life'.

By MacKenzie, Norman and Jeanne (edit). & Beatrice Webb

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press, 1982 Hardbacks, each 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx). Vol 1: Pp xxii, 386 + 8 plates with a total of 40 b/w photos. Vol 2: Pp xv, 376 + 4 plates with a total of 27 b/w photos. Vol 3: Pp xvii, 460 + 4 plates with a total of 28 b/w photos, & Vol 4: Pp xvi, 519 + 4 plates with a total of 31 b/w photos, each volume also having a double-page family tree of the Potter sisters and endpapers illustrated by reproductions from the hand-written diaries. All First Editions as published between 1982 & 1985, each being fine, in the original pastel coloured linen-covered boards/.gilt spine titles and with its fine and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Lge 8vo..

$107.97

Early Science in Oxford Vol. VII The Life and Work of Robert Hooke Part II. [ Volume Seven 7 ]

By Gunther, R.T.

London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968 Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" tall approx. Pp [viii] + 397- 806 inclusive. with a b/w frontispiece plate, another b/w plate, and over 50 illustrations in line, both in the text and on plate leaves. Fine and unread, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/No d/w [as Issued]. 8vo..

$71.98

The Queen's Conjurer. The Science and Magic of Dr. Dee SIGNED COPY
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The Queen's Conjurer. The Science and Magic of Dr. Dee SIGNED COPY

By Woolley, Benjamin

London: HarperCollins, 2001 Hardback,140mm x 225mm tall (65.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 354 with decorated capitals and 14 illustrations in the text [including a double-page line-drawn map "Dee's Journey across Europe"; 20 plates (with 19 b/w photos. & 9 in colour), and colour-printed double-page map endpapers. Almost fine, in the original maroon boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped and almost fine, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Signed by the Author to the title-page "Ben Woolley Cheltenham 17th Oct. 2001". Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. 8vo..

$50.39

Out on a Limb [ Inscribed & Signed ]
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Out on a Limb [ Inscribed & Signed ]

By MacLaine, Shirley

London: Elm Tree Books, 1983 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp (x), 372. Paper stock lightly tanned to margins, otherwise very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. WITH, to the front free endpaper, the Author's hand-written presentation inscription "For Darling Russian Ray with Love & Mischievousness and yellow sunshine always, (Signed, and with a drawing of a heart pieced by an arrow) Shirley". Inscribed and Signed by the Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$50.39

On the Move. A Life
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On the Move. A Life

By Sacks, Oliver

London: Picador, 2015 Hardback, 155mm x 240mm tall. (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp (x), 397 + (i), plus 32pp of plates with a total of 58 photographs, 26 in colour & 32 b/w. Fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/white spine title, and with the fine, unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition, 1st Issue. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Lge 8vo..

$35.99

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part VI The Doctor's Life 1735-1740 [ Six 6 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1933 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 314 + (i).+ a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece plate Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$43.19

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part X, Johnson's Early Life: The Final Narrative [ Ten 10 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1946 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 224. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to the closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$21.59

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part V The Doctor's Life 1728-1735 [ Five 5 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co, 1928 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 314 + (i). Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges & upper corner torn from front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$43.19

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part III The Doctor's Boyhood [Three 3 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author at the Arden Press, 1922 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 209 + (ii), title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting throughout, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$21.59

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part XI, Consolidated Index of Persons to Parts I to X, as well as to the Johnsonian portions of "The Reades of Blackwood Hill" and "Dr. Johnson's Ancestry". [ Eleven 11 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1952 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 518. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$93.57

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part IX. A Further Miscellany [ Nine 9 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1939 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp v, 282. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$35.99

Johnsonian Gleanings, Part VII The Jervis, Porter and Other Allied Families [ Seven 7 ]

By Reade, Aleyn Lyell

London: Privately Printed for the Author by Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd,, 1935 Hardback, 165mm x 220mm tall (6.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp v, 226, + (ii).+ a double-folding key pedigree and a multi-folding map. Title-page printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold by Keele University Library with minimal markings. Light occasional spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original sand-coloured, buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title. [Each of the eleven volumes published by the Author from his home at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, Nr. Liverpool was issued in an un-numbered Limited Edition of 350 copies only.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo.. Limited to 350 Copies Only.

$64.78

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