Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >
A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century
seller photo

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..

$66.83

XXth Century Gridiron Primer...... [20th Century]

By Anon. [ Leupp, Francis E.; Fearn, Richard Lee; Clarke, H. Conquest; Seckendorff, M.G. & Cunningham, J. Harry ]

Washington D.C., 1901 A curious alphabet and primer, the Title-page of which continues "...Wherein are laid down in Easy Characters, adapted to the most senile Understanding, the Principles of Patriotic Politics specially arranged for Bosses (easy and otherwise), Henchmen, Heelers, Trimmers, Floppers, Grafters, Watchers, Workers, Mixers, Handlers, Satellites and Satraps. Copiously Embellished by Elegant and Stimulating Cuts, designed to amuse and instruct, no less than elevate and adorn, the Minds of Public Men; rendering easy the Problem of separating Vice from Virtue, or discovering the differential Value of Push and Pull; To Which is Added an Elementary Table of Gastronomy for Advanced Beginners, Compiled with conscientious Care and constructed upon a Novel and Improved Recipe by a Gentleman living upon the Business, From which Table both Wise and Foolish may choose with Discretion or defy The Dictates of Politeness and Prudence; the Whole followed by a Social and Political Catechism in which are set forth the Rudiments of Good Manners as well as Good Politics, enabling the Diligent Student thereof to become by the End of the XXth Century (but no sooner) THE PERFECT FLOWER OF MAN - Issued for the improvement of the Pupils of the GRIDIRON ACADEMY and entered according to an Act of the G.C. in the office of the Librarian A.D. 1901". Hardback 4.75" x 7.5" tall approx.. 48 pages unpaginated. Printed in red and black on wood-pulp stock and leaves therefore browning. Some internal finger-soiling and one leaf torn without loss. Original red decorated blue paper-covered boards rubbed and marked and original white paper spine eroded. LIMITED EDITION, this being 212 of 300 copies only.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Limited Edition.

$66.83

The Way it Walks, a Book of Cartoons in Which Some Wisdom-thoughts are Graphically Illustrated
seller photo

The Way it Walks, a Book of Cartoons in Which Some Wisdom-thoughts are Graphically Illustrated

By Themerson, Franciszka

Amsterdam: Gabberbocchus/Turret, 1988 140mm x 210mm tall (5.5" x 8.25" approx.). 29pp. A book of 25 philosophical thoughts by various famous polymaths, each illustrated by a line-drawn cartoon. Very good, in the original red & black-printed, illustrated, soft white card covers. Loosely inserted are a couple of (similarly illustrated) double-folded cards.. Very Good. 8vo..

$13.37

Men in Petticoats. A Selection of Letters from Victorian Newspapers
seller photo

Men in Petticoats. A Selection of Letters from Victorian Newspapers

By Farrer, Peter [editor]

Garston, Liverpool: Karn Publications Garston, 1987 145mm x 210mm tall (5.75" x 8.25" approx.). 48pp (incl.covers) with illustrations in b/w & line. Fine, in the original illustrated, soft-card covers.. First Edition. Card Covers. Fine. 8vo..

$12.70

D'un Trompette qui fust refusé de loger à son logis ordinaire par la Maîtresse en l'absence de son Mari. - Illustré d'un frontispice, un en-tête, un cul-de-lampe, un fleuron du titre, des lettres ornées, dessinés, coloriés et enluminés par Henri Malatesta
seller photo

D'un Trompette qui fust refusé de loger à son logis ordinaire par la Maîtresse en l'absence de son Mari. - Illustré d'un frontispice, un en-tête, un cul-de-lampe, un fleuron du titre, des lettres ornées, dessinés, coloriés et enluminés par Henri Malatesta

By Malatesta, Henri

Paris: Maurice Glomeau, Éditeur, 1913 128mm x 178mm tall (5" x 7" approx.) 14pp + (i), with brightly coloured illustrations throughout. Number 233 of a Limited Edition of 300 copies only.. First Edition. Soft Covers. Fine. Limited Edition.

$40.10

Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its present State
seller photo

Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its present State

By Ebensten, Hanns

London: Derek Verschoyle, 1954 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 96pp with 87 illustrations in the text and a Bibliography, plus a multi-image colour-plate frontispiece and 8 further plates containing a total of 10 b/w photos. Some light occasional foxing, otherwise very good, in the original orange cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and gilt front board logo, and with the very good and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition, Second Impression. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$126.97

The Red, White and Blue
seller photo

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 impress upon them that a cabin-boy might rise to become an Admiral of the Fleet.. First & Only Edition?.

$126.97

Family Prayers
seller photo

Family Prayers

By Thornton, The Late Henry, Esq, M.P.

187, Piccadilly, London: Hatchard and Co., 1859 Hardback, 110mm x 175mm tall (4.25" x 7" approx.). Pp xii, 252 + 32pp Publisher's catalogue for June 1859. Spine lightly sunned and a couple of minor external rubs and marks. Internally, apart for some light [and eminently eraseable] pencilled annotations to margins, etc., very good. [Shield-shaped, black-printed on light blue paper, bookseller's label to front pastedown: "R.Corner - Bookseller, Printer & Stationer, Wellington"]. Thirty-seventh Edition. Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Sm 8vo.

$26.73

The Gospel By Signal. Simple Methods of Visible Illustration Applied to Bible Subjects
seller photo

The Gospel By Signal. Simple Methods of Visible Illustration Applied to Bible Subjects

By Webster, A.W. & Dryburgh, Rev. Wm., M.A., D.B.

London: The Sunday School Union, 1904 Uncommon, only four copies listed on Copac. Hardback, 120mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp x, 137 + 1p Publisher's advert, with a full-colour, double-page frontispiece illustrating a total of 36 signalling flags and line-drawn illustrations in the text. Spine lightly faded with a couple of minor edge-rubs, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, art-nouveau-decorated, green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles/top edge green, with Webster's signed, hand-written presentation inscription, dated May 1904, to the toned front free endpaper.. Inscribed & Signed. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Sm 8vo.

$60.14

School Method. Notes and Hints, from lectures delivered at the Borough Road Training College, London
seller photo

School Method. Notes and Hints, from lectures delivered at the Borough Road Training College, London

By Gladman, F.J., B.A., B.Sc. (Lond.).

London: Jarrold and Sons, 1880 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). 168pp. Very good, in the original black-printed, green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Undated, but circa 1880. Eighth Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Sm 8vo.

$26.73

How Shall I Word It? A Letter-Writer For Men And Women [ Given on the front cover as: A Complete Letter Writer...]
seller photo

How Shall I Word It? A Letter-Writer For Men And Women [ Given on the front cover as: A Complete Letter Writer...]

By Devereux, G. R. M. Author of 'Etiquette for Men', 'Etiquette for Women', &c.&c.

London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd Hardback, 125mm x 188mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 103 + (xiv - adverts, including . Undated, but COPAC suggests 1901-1905 or thereabouts. Light rub to head of spine, 1909 owner's name to upper margin of prelims, and paper stock browned throughout, otherwise sound, in the original red & black-printed pictorial green cloth-covered boards/black title and original price of 1/- to spine, with advert for Fry's Pure Concentrated Cocoa to rear board.. Early Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$11.36

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

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..

$26.73

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

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..

$20.05

The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.
seller photo

The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.

By Foster, Stephen Colins and Others [ Paul Robeson ]

London: The Family Journal, 1937 165mm x 228mm tall (6.5" x 9" approx.) 24pp incl. covers. Paper toned and staples rusted but sound, otherwise good. Published as a Supplement to the November 6th, 1937 issue of The Family Journal. The illustrated words and music to fourteen negro spirituals from the repertoire of the great Paul Robeson. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Good/N/A.

$16.71

Metaphor and Art. Interactionism and Reference in the Verbal and Nonverbal Arts
seller photo

Metaphor and Art. Interactionism and Reference in the Verbal and Nonverbal Arts

By Hausman, Carl R.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.).Pp xiv, 238. Almost fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/silver spine title, and with the slightly spine-sunned but otherwise fine & unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper with design by David Deadman.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Lge 8vo..

$86.87

Christ in Egypt. The Horus-Jesus Connection
stock photo

Christ in Egypt. The Horus-Jesus Connection

By Murdock, D.M.

Stellar House Publishing LLC, 2009 154mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp viii, 573 + 1p advert, with some illustrations and an extensive Bibliography. Almost fine, in the original blue soft-card covers/white titles.. First Edition. Almost Fine.

$20.05

The International Law Enforcement Catalogue 1988
seller photo

The International Law Enforcement Catalogue 1988

By Defence Publications International

Huddersfield: Defence Publications International Ltd., 1988 Softcover, 210mm x 300mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 171pp with b/w photo illustrations. Front cover creased, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated blue soft-card covers/yellow titles.. Second Edition. Good/N/A. 4to.

$26.73

The Psychology of Handwriting TOGETHER WITH the Illustrated Supplement [ graphology]

By Saudek, Robert

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1925 Hardback, 165mm x 250mm tall (6.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp xii, (ii), 288, with a typewritten Bibliography laid-down to the verso of the rear free endpaper, Together with, held under a cloth band inside the rear cover, the "Illustrated Supplement", 145mm x 225mm tall {5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 7pp text plus XLVIII pages with 124 examples of the handwriting and signatures of various personages of the period. A couple of minor repaired splits to the spine head, otherwise very good, in the original black-ruled, light green cloth-covered boards/white titles, the Supplement being fine, in matching green soft-card covers.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Large 8vo..

$46.78

The Finding of Saint Augustine's Chair ( St. Augustine's )

By Johnston, James, M.B.Lond ( The Late )

Birmingham: Cornish Brothers, 1898 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp iv, 98, with a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and plus four futher engraved plates. Lacking front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/black titles, with a captioned vignette of the chair to the front board "The Chair, Now in the Royal Museum Canterbury"... First ( & Only?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.

$33.41

The Child's Magazine and Sunday-Scholar's Companion for the Year 1835. New Series Vol. 5 [ Vol. 12 from the Commencement ]

By Anon

14, City Road, London: J. Mason, 1835 69mm x 110mm tall (2.75" x 4.25" approx.). Pp (iii), 384, with a frontispiece, a title-vignette for each of the twelve monthly sections and sundry further engravings in the text. Prelims foxed and one intenal joint reinforced with clear paper tape, otherwise good, in contemporary gilt-ruled, red leather-covered boards/gilt spine title/all edges gilt. This year's edition not listed in COPAC. Postage will be adjusted for this small volume.. First & Only Edition Thus. Full Leather. Good.

$40.10

Next >