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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..

$27.16

Charles Babbage and his Calculating Engines, Selected Writings By Charles Babbage and Others
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Charles Babbage and his Calculating Engines, Selected Writings By Charles Babbage and Others

By Babbage, Charles & others, Edited and with an Introduction by Philip Morrison and Emily Morrison

New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1961 138mm x 205mm tall (approx. 5.5" x 8"). Pp xxxviii, 400 with a frontispiece and other plates, + 15pp Publisher's Catalogue. Light rubs to spine edges, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated soft-card covers.. First Edition Thus. Good. 8vo.

$33.95

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..

$101.86

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..

$67.91

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..

$47.53

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..

$47.53

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..

$33.95

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.

$40.74

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.

$20.37

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.

$40.74

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.

$20.37

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.

$88.28

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.

$33.95

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.

$61.11

Bee-Keeping in Ireland. A History [ Beekeeping ]
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Bee-Keeping in Ireland. A History [ Beekeeping ]

By Watson, James K.

Dublin: Glendale, 1981 Hardback, 145mm x 225mm tall (5.75" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 293, with a text fig. and 50 b/w photo illustrations, plus 23pp of advertisements, some illustrated. Almost fine, in the original light-brown boards/gilt spine title, and with the slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise very good and unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. 8vo..

$61.11

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

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

The Antiquarian Horological Society, 1977 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. This being a very heavy book, additional postage will be required. A postal quotation will be supplied on request.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Almost Fine/Very Good. Sm 4to..

$577.19

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Prelims lightly foxed, otherise very good, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$20.37

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$27.16

Le Morte DArthur - in One in Specyal et al. The Immortalizers of King Arthur [ One in Special Morte D'Arthur ]

By Hart, Sidney [Editor] [& William Lewis Jones]. - Malory

Presteigne, Principality of Wales: Three Golden Crowns, 1985 4.75" x 6.75" tall. Pp x, 53, viii, 145 + 2 blank leaves for notes. Printed for the Morte DArthur Quincentenary 1485-1985, the book comprises: A note of the histories of the only two extant copies of Le Morte D'Arthur with facsimiles of their variant colophons: A short biography of William Lewis Jones, author of "King Arthur in History and Legend": A map showing the sites of the battlefields of the Wars of the Roses: A scholarly chapter on Anthony Woodville, brother of Elizabeth wife to King Edward IV, who later as Earl Rivers brought Malory's story of Arthur to Caxton: Four bibliographies: Caxton's Preface: A. W. Pollard's title-page: Malory's Epilogue: Caxton's Colophon: An index, and a facsimile reprint of the book " King Arthur in History and Legend", originally published at the Cambridge University Press, 1911. A fine unread copy in the original colour-printed pictorial soft card covers. Postage will be reduced for this item. MULTIPLE COPIES of this title are in stock and available for immediate dispatch. Please ask for details of special terms for bulk orders.. First & Only Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$6.72

Maria Pasqua
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Maria Pasqua

By Goffin, Magdalen

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979 Hardback, 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xiv, 171 + a frontispiece plate and 8 further plates, giving a total of 17 b/w photographs. Very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the spine-sunned and lightly chipped & price-clipped illustrated dust-wrapper. Signed by the Author on the front free endpaper. TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, a signed, handwritten postcard from the Author. Inscribed & Signed by the Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 8vo..

$47.53

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