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Early Science in Oxford Vol. XII Dr. Plot and the Correspondence of the Philosophical Society of Oxford. [ Volume Twelve 12 ]

By Gunther, R.T.

London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968 Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" tall approx. Pp [xviii], 434 with a frontispiece plate and 10 further illustrations. Fine and unread, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/No d/w [as Issued]. 8vo..

$111.04

A Discourse of the Preservation of the Sight: Of Melancholike Diseases; of Rheumes, and of Old Age  [ ie "melancholic" ]
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A Discourse of the Preservation of the Sight: Of Melancholike Diseases; of Rheumes, and of Old Age [ ie "melancholic" ]

By Laurentius, M. Andreas, Translated [into English] by Richard Surphlet (1599), and with a 25 Page Introduction by Sanford V. Larkey

Amen House, Warwick Square, E.C. [ London ]: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1938 150mm x 122mm tall (6" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xv, [xvi], 194 + 1p. Almost fine and largely unopened, in the original doubled thin-card covers/black titles. Published as No. 15 in the series "Shakespeare Association Facsimiles", and only edition thus . First & Only Edition Thus. Almost Fine/No d/w.

$26.13

Ancient Greek Art from the Collection of Stavros S. Niarchos
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Ancient Greek Art from the Collection of Stavros S. Niarchos

By Marangou, Carabatea, Tiverios, Mitsopoulou, Leventopoulos, Trianti & Palagia

Athens: N.P. Goulandris Foundation Museum of Cycladic Art, 1995 Hardback, 218mm x 248mm tall (8.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp 186 (+ ii), illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. Fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/white titles, with colour-illustrated endpapers and the fine & unclipped dust-wrapper. A heavy volume which will require some additional postage for delivery outside of the UK.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to..

$97.98

Hearing Instrument Technology for the hearing healthcare professional
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Hearing Instrument Technology for the hearing healthcare professional

By Vonlanthen, A

Privately Printed, 1995 Hardback, 150mm x 225mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp (ix), 158 with illustrations in b/w & line. Fine, in the original laminated boards.. First Edition. Fine.

$26.13

The Chronicles of Judge Dredd. City of the Damned
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The Chronicles of Judge Dredd. City of the Damned

By Wagner, John & Grant, Alan

Titan Books Ltd, 1986 225mm x 275mm tall (9" x 10.75" approx.). 96pp illustrated throughout in b/w. Fine, in the original colour-illustrated laminated card covers.. First Edition. Fine.

$32.66

Electrical and Electronic Clocks and Watches
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Electrical and Electronic Clocks and Watches

By Weaver, J.D.

London: Newnes Technical Books, 1982 Hardback. 145mm x 224mm tall. [5.75" x 9" approx] Pp [vi], 233, illustrated throughout in b/w & line. Very good, in the original black cloth-covered board/silver spine title and with very good, unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$39.19

A History of the University of Manchester 1951-73 SIGNED COPY
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A History of the University of Manchester 1951-73 SIGNED COPY

By Pullan, Brian with Abendstern, Michele

Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000 Hardback, 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xii, 281 + 16pp plates with a total of 21 illustrations in b/w photo & line. Fine, in the original maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine & unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. INSCRIBED & SIGNED to the front-free endpaper "With best wishes Brian Pullan - Michele Abendstern". Signed by both Authors. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Lge 8vo..

$39.19

Tools for the Job. A History of Machine Tools to 1950
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Tools for the Job. A History of Machine Tools to 1950

By Rolt, L.T.C. [ Tom Rolt ]

London: H.M.S.O., 1986 6" x 8.5" tall. 274pp with 103 illustrations in b/w & line. Fine and unread, in the original, colour-photo illustrated card covers. [Note - this revised edition was never produced in hardback].. Revised Edition & First Thus. Softcover. Fine.

$19.60

Index of Potters' Stamps on Terra Sigillata "Samian Ware" with a Supplement
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Index of Potters' Stamps on Terra Sigillata "Samian Ware" with a Supplement

By Oswald, Felix, D.Sc., B.A., F.G.S.

London: Gregg Press, 1964 Hardback, 210mm x 330mm tall (8" x 13" approx.). Pp xxii, 428 .Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, with minimal markings, otherwise very good in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. . First Edition Thus. Cloth. Very Good.

$97.98

International Policy. Essays on the Foreign Relations of England
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International Policy. Essays on the Foreign Relations of England

By Congreve, Harrison, Beesly, Pember, Bridges, Cookson & Hutton

London, 193 Piccadilly: Chapman & Hall, 1866 Hardback, demy 8vo., 140mm x 235mm tall (5.5" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xii, 603 plus a single-sided leaf with two small maps, one (partly hand-coloured) "The Cape of Good Hope, British Kaffraria & Natal" and the second, line-drawn, "British Kaffraria", plus a multi-folding plate containing a map to illustrate the Waikato War and Taranaki Campaign 1863-6; an "Ethnographic Map of the Pacific Ocean"; a map showing the [hand-coloured] route by which the Malays migrated from Sumatra to New Zealand; a hand-coloured map "The Islands of New Zealand 'to illustrate the last Essay on the Foreign relations of England' "; "A Table "Distribution of Territory in the North Island (approximate in the year 1867); ; a steel-engraving "New Zealand Plan (Phormium Tenak) Maori Village, with Swing and Pah in the Distance"; a hand-coloured "Map to Illustrate the Taranaki War 1860-61, and a table "The Population of New Zealand (approximate) giving figures of the European Census of 1861 with the Maori Census of 1877-8, and also the population figures, divided between European & Maori, for 1861, for each of the areas Aukland, Taranaki, Hawke Bay & Wellington, plus a 16pp Publisher's price list for October, 1866. Contents: Essay I. "The West", by Richard Congreve, M.A., Essay II. "England and France", by Frederic Harrison, M.A., Essay III. "England and the Sea", by E.S. Beesly, M.A., Essay IV. "England and India", by E.H. Pember, M.A., Essay V. "England and Japan", by Charles A Cookson, B.A., and Essay VI. "England and the Uncivilised Countries" by Henry Dix Hutton, Barrister-at-Law. The Introduction, although written in the first-person, is unattributed. Minor light rubs to edges and a faded stamp impression to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and decorations and with, to the back pastedown, the postage-stamp-style binder's ticket for Virtue & Co... First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

$195.96

Salmon & Trout Fishing in Ireland. The Angler's Pocket-Book and Guide
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Salmon & Trout Fishing in Ireland. The Angler's Pocket-Book and Guide

By Matson, Walter J.

Dublin: Browne & Nolan, Limited, 1910 Hardback, 110mm x 168mm tall (4.25" x 6.5" approx.). Pp (viii adverts), vii, 199 + 6pp having between them a total of 56 coloured flies [maker: Hardy Bros. Ltd. of Alnwick] laid-down on single-sided grey paper stock and a multi-folding map of Ireland, printed on india-paper, and with the fishery districts named and their outlines printed in blue. Additionally, there are a further 10 pages of related advertisements, placed at intervals within the text leaves, many of which are illustrated in either b/w photo or line. Light rubs to edges and corners, and with the leaves adjacent to the plates browned as usual. Otherwise very good, in the original light-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles/casting angler in gilt to front board.. 1st Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$150.24

The Fly Maker's Hand-Book, Illustrated with Coloured Plates, Representing Upwards of Fifty of the Most Useful Artificial Flies for Trout and Grayling Fishing by an Angler
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The Fly Maker's Hand-Book, Illustrated with Coloured Plates, Representing Upwards of Fifty of the Most Useful Artificial Flies for Trout and Grayling Fishing by an Angler

By An Angler [ John Edmundson ]

Liverpool: Henry Whitty, at Edmondson's Anglers' Depot, and printed at The Liverpool Stationery Company, Limited, 1886 110mm x 135mm tall (4.25" x 5.5" approx.). 45pp + 9 colour-plates + 1p Publisher's advert. Fine and bright, in the original green cloth-covered, thin card covers/gilt title & ornate gilt pictorial front board. Photo/s on request. Undated. Unrecorded in Westwood & Satchell's 'Bibliotheca Piscatoria', which lists only those works published prior to 1883, but Marston's later Supplement gives: "Simpkin, & Liverpool Printing &c. Co. 1887." No collation is quoted, nor any guess made as to the Author. The copy here offered makes no mention of any Simpkin. The Preface refers to 'Our New Price List for This Season', and a footnote to page 11 records that all of the hooks shown throughout the book are those sold by Messrs. Edmondson, Basnett Street, Liverpool. The final leaf, not mentioned in other references to this work, reads "For all Necessary Materials For Fly Making, as described in this work, and all matters connected with angling, see our new Illustrated Catalogue. Published by Henry Whitty, At Edmundson's Anglers' Dept., 15, Basnett Street, Liverpool - Established 1819". [ Mr. John Austin has kindly provided the following bibliographical information: "The First Edition was published circa 1855, by John Edmondson, fishing tackle dealer, who died in 1858. James Edmondson, John's son, took over the business from his father in 1856 and Henry Whitty was apprenticed to James from 1857. In 1874 the business was sold to Whitty, who republished the book in 1886. (review in The Field). The volume here offered is the Second Edition 1st Issue, [The Second Edition, 2nd Issue has the Whitty advert at the rear missing.]". Second Edition, 1st Issue.

$646.67

Making Clocks
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Making Clocks

By Penman, Laurie, M.B.H.I.

Totnes: Published by the Author, 1999 180mm x 260mm tall (7" x 10.25" approx.). 117pp with 172 text figs., plus, in a pocket inside the back cover, 10 double-sided leaves with 20 'Work Sheets'. Almost fine in the original card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to.

$58.79

The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse
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The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse

By Nicholson, D. H. S.; Lee, A. H. E. [chosen by]

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1962 Hardback, 130mm x 194mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). Pp xv, 644. Very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles/gilt logo to spine foot.. Reprint of the 1917 1st Edn.. Cloth. Very Good.

$19.60

Exploration of a Drowned Landscape. Archaeology and History of the Isles of Scilly
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Exploration of a Drowned Landscape. Archaeology and History of the Isles of Scilly

By Thomas, Charles

London: B.T.Batsford Ltd, 1986 7.5" x 10" tall.. 320 pages, with 139 drawings (incl. maps) and photographs. A minor [1cm] repaired tear to price-clipped dust-wrapper, otherwise very good. in the original blue hardback binding with gilt spine title and pictorial dust-wrapper. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Sm 4to..

$39.19

Repairing Quartz Watches
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Repairing Quartz Watches

By Fried, Henry B., CMW, CMC, FAWI, FBHI, FNAWCC

Cincinnati, Ohio: American Watchmakers Institute Press, 1988 Hardback 225mm x 287mm tall (8.75" x 11.25" approx.). Pp vi, 248 with illustrations in b/w & line. Very good, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/gilt title. The accompanying illustrated dust-wrapper, which has a repaired tear to the back lower edge, is otherwise very good and unclipped.. Second, Revised, Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 4to.

$52.26

The Fundamental Principles of Water Power Engineering
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The Fundamental Principles of Water Power Engineering

By Fergusson, Frank F., C.E. &c

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1921 Hardback.110mm x 165mm tall (4.25" x 6.5"approx.). Pp x, 116 with 37 text figures in b/w photo & line, with a short bibliography, plus 9pp of Publisher's adverts. Original black-printed illustrated cloth-covered boards/black titles a little dusty and with light rubs to corners. Internally very good. . First Edition. Cloth. Good.

$16.33

Church Bells
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Church Bells

By Walters, H.B.

:London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1937 109mm x 138mm tall (4.25" x 5.5" approx.). 48pp with an Appendix & 7 text figs. plus 4 single-sided b/w photo plates. Prelims browned, otherwise very good, in the original thin card covers. Published in the series "Pages from the Past" and first edition thus. Postage will be reduced for this light item.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good.

$9.80

The English Apple, with a practical essay on apple growing by Harry Baker
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The English Apple, with a practical essay on apple growing by Harry Baker

By Sanders, Rosanne, [ and Baker, H,A. ]

Oxford: Phaidon - in Association with The Royal Horticultural Society, 1988 Hardback 4to., 240mm x 290mm tall (9.5" x 11.5" approx.) 144pp with colour illustrated endpapers, and 288 illustrations, 122 in colour. Fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the, very good and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 4to..

$52.26

The Red, White and Blue
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The Red, White and Blue

By Murray, S.M.

London & New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1900 Landscape-style hardback, 320mm x 253mm tall (12.75" x 10" approx.). 24pp + double-folding [double leaf-sized] colour frontispiece of the Royal Yacht on the occasion of the Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Naval Review in 1897, with surrounding verse; b/w photo-illustrated title-page with verse; b/w plate with a painting of four children in a small sailing boat, by John H Bacon (?); 10 further colour-plates from paintings by various maritime artists, of a) the Pleasure Steamer 'La Marguerite', 'Whaling', A Peninsular & Oriental steamship leaving the Thames en-route to Australia captioned 'The Greyhound of the Seas'; 'The Powerful' in Durban Bay during the Boer War with verse entitled "The 'Handy' Men"; A ship in danger of imminent attack by a torpedo-boat and cruiser; Nelson's 'Victory'; 'The Trawler'; 'Sailing in the Bay'; 'A Brig Towed into Port', & 'A Full-Rigged Ship', each colour-plate accompanied by a description or verse printed in blue, Plus 21 further illustrations in the text in b/w or line, including a small Caldecott drawing. Undated, but circa 1900. Good, in the original colour-illustrated, cream paper-covered boards/red cloth spine, and with Thomas Nelson & Sons green-printed logo (upside-down) on rear board. An uncommon and wonderfully 'gung-ho' production, seemingly designed to convince British youngsters to go to sea, and to impress upon them that a cabin-boy might rise to become an Admiral of the Fleet.. First & Only Edition?.

$163.30

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