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India's Army [ Foreword by Field-Marshal The Lord Birdwood ]
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India's Army [ Foreword by Field-Marshal The Lord Birdwood ]

By Jackson, Major Donovan [ Invicta ]

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd, 1940 Hardback, 105mm x 138mm tall (4" x 5.5" approx.). Pp xxii, 584 + 2pp (blank) for notes, plus a frontispiece and 13 further full-colour plates and with illustrations throughout in b/w & line. Very good in the original cloth-covered boards/light-blue spine title, and with the edge-chipped and somewhat dusty but otherwise sound and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Contents include an interesting potted history of the origin and use of 'khaki' clothing.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Edge-Chipped d/w. Illus. by Major Donovan Jackson.

$35.80

Three Meiji Leaders: Ito, Togo, Nogi
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Three Meiji Leaders: Ito, Togo, Nogi

By Scherer, James A.B., Ph.D., LL.D., Author of The Romance of Japan, Etc.

Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1936 Hardback, 130mm x 195mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). Pp (viii), 133 + (v)) blank leaves at rear, with a tissue-guarded b/w photo frontispiece plate and red-printed title-page vignette. With the Compliments slip of the Hokuseido Press tipped-onto the half-title page, and with the tissue-guarded original black & red-printed Japanese/English sales ticket preserved on a rear blank leaf. Withdrawn from Keele University Library, with a few minor external light rubs and marks, and Keele's neat embossed stamp impression to the lower blank margin of the title-leaf. Otherwise very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/red-printed Mount Fuji logo to front board.. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$93.09

The Castle Diaries. Two Volumes 1964-70 & 1974-76
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The Castle Diaries. Two Volumes 1964-70 & 1974-76

By Castle, Barbara - SIGNED

London 1980 & 1984: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980 Two volumes, hardback, each 175mm x 255mm tall (7" x 10.25" approx.). Pp xvi, 858 & (x), 788, each with a b/w photo frontispiece plate, Fine, in the original cloth covered boards/gilt spine titles, and with almost fine, unclipped, dust-wrappers. The first of the two volumes published, being the Castle Diaries 1974-76, is inscribed and signed on the half-title page "To Drew - best wishes from Barbara Castle". Some additional postage may be required for this heavy set.. Inscribed and Signed by the Author. First Editions. Cloth. Fine/Almost Fine.

$107.41

Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..
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Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..

By Disney, Alfred N., in collaboration with Cyril F. Hill and Wilfred E. Watson Baker, Editor

20, Hanover Square, London, W.I: The Royal Microscopical Society , 1928 Title concludes: " Early Progress of Optical Science". Hardback, 155mm x 237mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xii, (including Errata), 303, with 30 text figs. plus 30 plates giving a total of 69 b/w photographs. The original blind-ruled, grey cloth-covered boards with gilt spine title are sunned as usual, but the contents are very good. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$93.09

An Exhortation to Styrre All Englyshe Men to the Defence of Theyr Countreye. Made by Richard Morysine (1539)
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An Exhortation to Styrre All Englyshe Men to the Defence of Theyr Countreye. Made by Richard Morysine (1539)

By Morison, Richard

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1972 Hardback, 155mm x 207mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Unpaginated but (i), 62pp with a decorated title-page headpiece and capital. Very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 476 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$21.48

The Gouernaunce of Good Helthe, 1530 [ie Governance of Good Health ]
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The Gouernaunce of Good Helthe, 1530 [ie Governance of Good Health ]

By Plutarch

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1968 Hardback, 155mm x 207mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Unpaginated but 32pp with three vignettes and decorated capitals. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Fairleigh Dickinson Library, with a blind-stamp impression to the title-leaf and a blank patch obscuring the accession number to the front board. Some external sunning otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 16 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$42.96

Sir Francis Drake Reuiued: Calling upon this Dull or Effeminate Age, to folowe his Noble Steps for Golde & Silver.
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Sir Francis Drake Reuiued: Calling upon this Dull or Effeminate Age, to folowe his Noble Steps for Golde & Silver.

By Drake, Sir Francis

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1973 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp (x), 94 + Errata leaf, with title-page vignette and a decorated headpiece and capital. Old accession number stamped onto lower blank margin of the title-page and a feint label removal mark to cloth together with some light sunning, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 544 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$21.48

The Foure Bookes of Martiall Policye [ ie Four Books of Martial Policy  London 1572
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The Foure Bookes of Martiall Policye [ ie Four Books of Martial Policy London 1572

By Renatus, Flauvus Vegetius

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1968 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Unpaginated [approx. 170pp with decorated head & tail pieces, decorated capitals, an illustrated title-page and 7 woodcuts of siege-engines &c. (6 full-page). Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Fairleigh Dickinson Library, with stamp impressions to prelims and closed-page edges & a blank patch obscuring the accession number to spine. Some sunning to cloth, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 41 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$68.74

Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx
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Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx

By Watherston, James H., Goldsmith

16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden [ London ]: Privately Published, 1847 Hardback, 130mm x 205mm tall (5" x 8" approx.). 48pp. Almost fine, in the original blind-decorated, green cloth-covered boards. The title continues: "..with Considerations on the Remedy as to Fineness, and suggestions for altering the same. Dedicated to the Wardens of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths". An important and most uncommon work (written at a time when our money was still worth something!). First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/No d/w.

$179.01

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..

$25.78

A Handy Book on Criminal Law, Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions
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A Handy Book on Criminal Law, Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions

By Sleigh, W. Campbell, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law

London & New York: G. Routledge & Co., 1858 Hardback, 120mm x 182mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). Pp vii, 168. The signature of a contemporary owner to the front pastedown; underlinings on a few leaves, and a couple of minor external marks. Otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Uncommon.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$28.64

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.

$48.69

City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10
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City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10

By Masters, Betty R. + Francis, A. David + Stern, Walter M. + Bergeron, David M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1966 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 425-482 incl. plus 2 full-page b/w plates. Contents: (1) "City Officers II: The Secondary"; (2) "Count Wratislaw and the Lord Mayor's Show, 1702"; (3) "Control v. Freedom in Leather Production from the Early Seventeenth to the Early Nineteenth Century"; (4) "Jack Straw in Drama and Pageant", plus "CalamIties, Wonders and Topics of the Town 1603-1902 - some items of popular taste as reflected in a list of the items in Guildhall Library. This section includes the 3 full-page plates, these being entitled "The Infallible Astrologer", "A short narrative of an extraordinary delivery of rabbets (sic)", and "The Dreadful Death of Robert Hawes". "Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label, a single circular stamp-impression and a tiny chip to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$17.90

Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957
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Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957

By Rudé, George F.E. + Merrifield, Ralph + Kellaway, William + Garrett, K.I. & Grosfils, M.M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1957 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 44pp, including a b/w photo of the brass roundel and 6 of Lewis' fore-edge paintings. Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$17.90

The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development
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The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development

By Gould, Lieut-Commander Rupert T., R.N. F.R.G.S.

London: The Holland Press, 1976 Hardback, 150mm x 222mm tall (6" x 9" tall approx.). Pp xvi, 287 with b/w photo frontis. and 39 other b/w photo plates 85 figures on multiple-image plates. Very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper is sun-faded, but otherwise sound.. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$71.61

The Narcs Game. Organizational and Informational Limits on Drug Law Enforcement [i.e. Narcotics ]
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The Narcs Game. Organizational and Informational Limits on Drug Law Enforcement [i.e. Narcotics ]

By Manning, Peter K.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Mit Press, 1980 Hardback, 160mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xv, 316. Almost fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise good and unclipped dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. Lge 8vo..

$21.48

A Tractate on Language with Observations on the French Tongue, Eastern Tongues and Times , and chapters on Literal Symbols, Philology and Letters of Speech, Rhyme, Time, and Longevity
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A Tractate on Language with Observations on the French Tongue, Eastern Tongues and Times , and chapters on Literal Symbols, Philology and Letters of Speech, Rhyme, Time, and Longevity

By Gyll, Gordon Willoughby James, Esq., of Wraysbury, Bucks.

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1860 Hardback, 140mm x 278mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp ix, 388, plus Contents leaf and tipped-in Errata slip. Title-leaf printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, with minimal stamping &c. and a small chip to the lower free corner of the title leaf, otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. Second Edition, Augmented and Revised. Decorated Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$64.44

Persia and the Greeks - the Defence of the West, c. 546-478 B.C.
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Persia and the Greeks - the Defence of the West, c. 546-478 B.C.

By Burn, A.R. second edition with a postscript by D.M. Lewis

London: Duckworth, 1990 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). pp xiv, 612 with 17 maps, plus Corrigenda leaf. Very good, in the original illustrated thin card covers.. 2nd Edition Reprint. Very Good. Lge 8vo..

$21.48

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..

$107.41

A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century
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A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century

By Shergold, N.D.

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1967 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.), Pp xxx, 624 + (xx) with 20 pages of plates containing a total of 34 b/w photo-illustrations, and a useful Glossary and Bibliography. A little minor spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise fine, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$93.09

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