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Golf Courses Design, Construction and Upkeep
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Golf Courses Design, Construction and Upkeep

By Sutton, Martin A.F., F.L.S., F.R.S.A. [Editor], with Bernard Darwin, [Introduction]; P. Mackenzie Ross; T. Simpson; Robert Trent Jones; C.H. Alison & C.K. Cotton

Reading: Sutton and Sons Ltd., 1950 Hardback, 190mm x 263mm tall. (7.25" x 10" tall approx.). Pp xv, 192, with a short Bibliography, an Appendix of "Tables and Other Useful Information,", occasional text figs. and an Index, plus a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 68 further plates with profuse b/w photographs and plans, plus 8pp of adverts, mainly b/w photo-illustrated. Rubs to the edges and corners, otherwise good in the original light-green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. Second Edition. Cloth. Good. Sm 4to..

$169.18

The Deepening Pool. The chronicle of a compulsive angler.
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The Deepening Pool. The chronicle of a compulsive angler.

By Yates, Chris

London: Collins Willow, an Imprint of HarperCollins, 1990 Hardback, 190mm x 245mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). B/w photo endpapers & 192pp, illustrated throughout in colour, b/w & line. The otherwise very good, unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper has avery small rub at the spine head, whilst the volume itself is fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt title,. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Unclipped. 4to.

$37.90

Eels [ How to Catch Them series ]
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Eels [ How to Catch Them series ]

By Perrett, Raymond

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1961 Hardback, 95mm x 165mm tall (3.75" x 6.5" approx.). 96pp with 12 text figs.Spotting to closed-page edges but otherwise fine in the original ,light-blue boards/black spine-title. The colour-illustrated dust-wrapper is price-clipped and a little dusty on the back panel, but otherwise very good.. Second Impression. Boards. Almost Fine/Very Good.

$27.07

Cod [ How to Catch Them series ]
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Cod [ How to Catch Them series ]

By Hall, Winston

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1969 Hardback, 95mm x 165mm tall (3.75" x 6.5" approx.). 96pp with 10 text figs.A slight suggestion of sunning to the extreme top edge of the spine but otherwise fine in the original light-blue boards/black spine-title. The colour-illustrated dust-wrapper has a couple of rubs to the bottom edge but otherwise is very good and unclipped. First Edition. Boards. Almost Fine/Very Good.

$94.74

Catch More Eels
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Catch More Eels

By Crawford, Brian

London: Wolfe Publishing Limited, 1975 Landscape-format, 168mm x 107mm tall (6.75" x 4.25" approx.). 64pp, with 10 full-page b/w photographs and 16 line-drawings in the text. Light creasing to front cover, otherwise good, in the original colour-illustrated thin card covers. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Thin Card. Good/N/A. Illus. by Linsell, Keith & Little, Eric [ cover illustration and line-drawings rfespectively ].

$20.30

Gorilla. Tracking and Capturing the Ape-Man of Africa
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Gorilla. Tracking and Capturing the Ape-Man of Africa

By Burbridge, Ben

London: George G. Harrap & Co Ltd, 1928 Hardback, 150mm x 225mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). 285pp + b/w photo frontispiece plate; 31 further single-sided plate leaves, giving, with the frontispiece, a total of 48 b/w photographs, and [as front endpapers], a double-page, blue-printed map. Very good, in the original black cloth-covered boards, with titles, top-edges and frame to front board all in red.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Lge 8vo..

$60.90

Chemical Magic
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Chemical Magic

By Lippy, John D. Jr. [introduction by Howard Thurston ]

London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1931 Hardback, 125mm x 193mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 156pp with 21 text figs. Spine-sunned, otherwise good, in the original black-ruled red cloth-covered boards/black titles. [Undated but, according to COPAC, published in 1931, the year after the G. Sully & Co. USA edition]. First UK Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Illus. by Worthington, Thos. C.. 8vo..

$33.84

A Study of Targets in Games ( Tournaments, Field Athletic Sports, Baseball, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Golf, Lawn Tennis, Bowls, Etc. )
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A Study of Targets in Games ( Tournaments, Field Athletic Sports, Baseball, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Golf, Lawn Tennis, Bowls, Etc. )

By Francis, The Rev. P.H., M.A.

London - Circa 1950: The Mitre Press Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 235pp, with 67 text figs. Very good, bright and tight, in the original green linen-covered boards/gilt titles. Unclipped dust-wrapper sunned to spine and head, which has been repaired. [The quality of the paper used for the d/ws was not comparable to that of the book itself, and tends to become friable when exposed to sunlight]. Undated First (& only) Edition?. Cloth. Very Good/Fair.

$54.14

Jack Hughes World of Magic. Compilation Edition of Volume One, Volume Two and Volume Three
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Jack Hughes World of Magic. Compilation Edition of Volume One, Volume Two and Volume Three

By Lever, Derek, MIMC

Preesall, Poulton-le-Fylde: Taurus Magic Supply Company, 212 Hardback, 210mm x 295mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 286pp, illustrated throughout. Almost fine, in full red/black leather-effect rexine-covered boards/gilt titles. . First Edition. Art Leather. Almost Fine. Imp. 8vo.. Limited Edition.

$128.57

A Twenty-Four Years' Hike [ scouting ]
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A Twenty-Four Years' Hike [ scouting ]

By Emlyn, Charles W.

London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd, 1934 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 160pp. Previous owner's details to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed illustrated green cloth-covered boards/black titles. The illustrated dust-jacket spine is age-darkened and is a little chipped to the head and has a small area of loss to the foot. Otherwise sound. Undated but this, the only edition, is stated by COPAC to have been published in 1934.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Chipped d/w. Sm 8vo.

$25.04

A Short History of Mathematics
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A Short History of Mathematics

By Sanford, Vera, under the Editorship of John Wesley Young, and with an Introduction by David Eugene Smith

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930 Hardback, 140mm x 203mm tall (5.5" x 8" approx.). Pp xii, 402, + 6 single-sided plate leaves and with maps, Tables and illustrations in b/w photo and line. Previous owner's neat signature to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The extensive contents include number magic, puzzles & recreations, number systems and weights & measures.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.

$20.30

Fox Preservation
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Fox Preservation

By National Society for the Abolition of Cruel Sports

Harpenden, Herts.: N.S.A.C.S., 1946 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). A somewhat scarce 10pp abolitionist booklet in the original, illustrated black-printed, soft green card covers, drawing attention to the practice of breeding foxes specifically for the hunt. Postage will be greatly reduced for this item.. First Edition. Good.

$13.53

A Magician Explains
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A Magician Explains

By Ganson, Louis

Bideford, Devon: The Supreme Magic Company [after Harry Stanley ], 1955 Softcover, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). 24pp with 33 b/w photographs. Front cover sun-faded, otherwise v. good. The contents includes an Introduction and instructions for performing Charles Harrison's "Marvellous Marbles",Harry G. Franke's "The Vanishing Lady", & Cy Endfield's "Torn and Restored Treasury Note". Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Fair.

$6.77

The Mercedes-Benz Racing Cars
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The Mercedes-Benz Racing Cars

By Ludvigsen, Karl

Newport Beach, California: Bond/Parkhurst Books, 1971 Hardback, 220mm x 280mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). 260pp with photo-illustrations in b/w & colour and some line-drawings. Very good, in the original cream cloth-covered boards/dark-blue titles & with blind-stamped Mercedes logo to the front board. The dust-wrapper, illustrated by Walter Gotschke, is price-clipped but otherwise very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Gotschke, Walter [dust-jacket art]. 4to..

$51.43

Fencing with the Electric Foil. Instruction and Tactics
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Fencing with the Electric Foil. Instruction and Tactics

By Crosnier, Roger [Preface by Allan Jay ]

New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1961 Hardback.145mm x 224mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 93pp with 59 text-figs. Good, in the original, lightly edge-sunned, green cloth-covered boards/white spine title, and with the edge-chipped b/w photo-illustrated dust-wrapper,. First Edition [American]. Cloth. Good/Chipped d./w. Illus. by Kaye Gibson. 8vo..

$74.44

Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments
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Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments

By Pearsall, Ronald

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 278pp, with 128 illustrations in b/w photograph and line, a useful Glossary; Notes on Prices; lists of American, British & London-based instrument makers, and a short Bibliography . Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine [unclipped and with none of the usual fading], colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$37.90

Bowlker's Art of Angling, Greatly Improved; Containing Directions for Fly-Fishing, Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Making Artificial Flies, &c. &c.
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Bowlker's Art of Angling, Greatly Improved; Containing Directions for Fly-Fishing, Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Making Artificial Flies, &c. &c.

By Bowlker, Charles

Ludlow: Printed by Procter & Jones, 1826 Hardback, 100mm x 165mm tall (4" x 6.5" approx.). 145pp + a hand-coloured frontispiece plate depicting 30 types of tied flies, and with 14 engraved illustrations in the text. External rubs, otherwise very good in the contemporary binding of gilt & blind-decorated full calf/faded gilt spine-title and marbled endpapers.. Gilt decorated Calf. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$270.68

Golf Between the Ears
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Golf Between the Ears

By Raymond, Bill & Werninck, Rodney

Blandford Forum, Dorset: BTE Publishing, 2001 150mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Pp xiii, 146 with illustrations. Fine, in the original illustrated soft-card covers. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Fine/n/a.

$6.77

Magical Bibliographies: A Guide
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Magical Bibliographies: A Guide

By Farelli, Victor [with an Appendix by James B. Findlay ]

Shanklin, Isle of Wight: James B. Findlay, 1953 188mm x 228mm tall (7.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp x, 34. Spine lightly rubbed and staples rusted but sound, otherwise good, in the original black-printed, orange card covers. Scarce. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Good. Sm 4to..

$101.51

Trente et Quarante [E.A. Arnold's Copy]
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Trente et Quarante [E.A. Arnold's Copy]

By Newton, Lord (Trans. From the French of Edmond About), with an Introduction by T.Gibson Bowles, M.P.

London: Edward Arnold, 1899 Hardback. 135mm x 200mm tall (5.5" x 8" approx.). pp vii, 247 + 32pp Publisher's advertisements. A couple of minor rubs and marks, otherwise a very good copy, in the original red & black-printed, pictorial [playing cards and croupier's rake], olive-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Signed, in pencil on the front free endpaper "E,A. Arnold" [Edward Augustus Arnold, 1826-1909, Publisher].. First Edition.

$101.51

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