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Bartholomew's Handy Reference Atlas of London and Suburbs

Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, 1930. 6th. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 470 8vo. 6th edition, revised and enlarged. Red cloth-covered boards, black titles to spine and spine, publisher's advertisements across end papers and 3 leaves at end, introductory text followed by various detail black and white maps (London Clubs, Electric Railways and others), Index to sections (p 10, map of Railways and Postal Districts (across pp 2 and 3), then 80 pages of the coloured street maps and 134 pages of index to maps. Condition notes: Some bumping and rubbing to the boards; light spotting to earliest pages, some soiling to fore edges. Maps clean and sound.

$53.96

The Elements of Mining and Quarrying

By Clement le Neve Foster

London: Charles Griffin and Co Ltd, 1919. 4th. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 591 8vo. With frontispiece and nearly 300 illustrations. Dark red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, blind-stamped titles and motif to front board, 323 pages. Many diagrams, atbles etc as well as illustrations from photographs. Condition notes: Age-tanning to pages, some rubbing to boards, binding pulled at pp 128-129. Pages clean and unmarked.

$101.18

Clouds of Deceit The Deadly Legacy of Britain's Bomb Tests
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Clouds of Deceit The Deadly Legacy of Britain's Bomb Tests

By Joan Smith

London: Faber & Faber, 1985. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 317 8vo. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 176 pages. The effects of testing of British nuclear weapons in Australia and the South Pacific on the people directly involved, on those in the path of the fall-out and of the struggle to have these effects acknowledged. The author, a journalist at the time that Royal Air Force veterans were attempting to have their stories heard of ill-health resulting from taking part in the testing programme, wrote the book because of difficulties she encountered in having stories about this issue published. Condition notes: A little light dust spotting to the top external page edges, otherwise a clean, bright, sound copy. Previous seller's note in pencil to front free end paper.

$16.19

Practical Safety Methods And Devices
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Practical Safety Methods And Devices

By George Alvin Cowee

London: George Routledge & Son, 1916. First edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 1285 8vo. Ex-library, having been owned by a Government department, the Post Office Research Station Library and G.P.O. West Engineer-in-Chief's Reference Library, with their stamps and with label remnants to front paste down. Dark green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 434 pages and including 128 illustrations. Condition notes: Spine defaced by removal of a library mark; boards a little rubbed and worn, front end papers messy with library stamps and remains of library label, title page creased and discoloured, soiling to exernal edges of text block. Pages clean, bright and unmarked.

$40.47

Safety with Cryogenic Fluids
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Safety with Cryogenic Fluids

By Michael G Zabetakis

London: Heywood Books, 1967. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 421 8vo. First UK edition. In the International Cryogenics Monograph Series. Dark blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 156 pages. Condition notes: Dust jacket worn and soiled, mottled on back. Book clean and sound, a little rubbing or other mark to front board.

$53.96

Rock-Climbing in North Wales
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Rock-Climbing in North Wales

By George Abraham

Keswick: G P Abraham, 1906. First edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 1404 8vo. Co-author Ashley Abraham. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 394 pages, 4 pages of advertisements to rear (including The Sinclair "Unex" Pocket Camera). Illustrations from photographs (full page plates), sketches and outline drawings of routes, all as called for. Large octavo in size. Condition notes: Boards rubbed, bumped and frayed at corners. Spine strip very frayed and chipped, top and bottom. Binding strained across front end papers. Soiling to external page edges but internally, text pages clean, plates in good condition and all present.

$263.06

The Home Office and the Dangerous Trades. Regulating Occupational Disease in Victorian and Edwardian Britain
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The Home Office and the Dangerous Trades. Regulating Occupational Disease in Victorian and Edwardian Britain

By P W J Bartrip

Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi, 2002. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 715 8vo. Related newspaper cutting taped in to front paste down. "From the library of Vivian Nutton" blind stamped to title page. Light brown cloth-covered boards, pictorial dust jacket, 344 pages. In the Wellcome Series in the History of Medicine. Condition notes: Book and wrapper clean and bright. Previous owner's name to front free end paper.

$67.45

Constable
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Constable

By Leslie Parris

London: Tate Gallery, 1993. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 3250 Folio. Co-author Ian Fleming-Williams. Second printing (of 1991 edition). Pictorial dust jacket, red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine on black ground, 530 pages, generously illustrated (colour reproductions of the paintings), with maps and location photos etc (black and white). Just under 12 inches high. Condition notes: Almost as new.

$80.94

The Grand Prix Car 2 Volumes
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The Grand Prix Car 2 Volumes

By Laurence Pomeroy

London: Motor Racing Publications Limited. 2nd edition. Hardback. Very Good. 3214 4to. Volume One is the first printing of the Revised edition of 1954; Volume Two is the second printing of the 1954 Revised Edition, printed in 1956. Volume 1: brown cloth-covered boards, silver titles to spine, 267 pages; no dust jacket. Volume 2: pictorial dust jacket, dark green cloth-covered boards, silver titles to spine, 344 pages. Both volumes large quarto in size (approximately 11 inches high). Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, graphs etc, many fold-out. Condition notes: No dust jacket to Volume 1. Dust jacket of Volume 2 torn and ragged at edges, with some loss to bottom edge; in protective wrapper. Both volumes have some minor bumping to the boards, dust soiling to external edges of text block; a little age-tanning to pages, some age tanning/speckling to end papers, but both volumes are otherwise internally clean and sound.

$377.72

British Battleships 1919 - 1945
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British Battleships 1919 - 1945

By R A Burt

Barnsley UK: Seaforth Publishing, 1986. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 2150 4to. New, revised edition. Pictorial dust jacket, grey cloth-covered boards, silver titles to spine, coloured illustrations across end papers, illustrations from photographs, diagrams etc, 432 pages. Condition notes: A very little edge wear to the dust jacket and bottom edges of boards, otherwise almost as new.

$37.77

British Battleships of World War One
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British Battleships of World War One

By R A Burt

Barnsley UK: Seaforth Publishing, 1986. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 1807 4to. New, revised edition. Pictorial dust jacket, grey cloth-covered boards, silver titles to spine, coloured illustrations across end papers, illustrations from photographs, diagrams etc, 352 pages. Condition notes: A very little edge wear to the dust jacket, almost as new.

$40.47

Brandt The Photography of Bill Brandt
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Brandt The Photography of Bill Brandt

By Bill Jay

London: Thames & Hudson, 1999. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 2310 Folio. Co-author Nigel Warburton. Pictorial dust jacket, black cloth-covered boards, silver titles to spine, quarto/folio borders in size (approximately 11.5 inches high), 320 pages, of which pages 20-283 comprise plates illustrating Brandt's work. Introduction by David Hockney. Condition notes: Unclipped dust jacket with a very little wear (one bump to bottom edge, a pair of small scuffs to the front fold), book almost as new.

$80.94

The Long Road Home

By Adrian Vincent

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1956. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 390 8vo. An account of an 'other rank' Prisoner of War in Poland during World War II and his view of life on the prison camp working parties. Pictorial dust jacket, grey cloth-covered boards, white titles to spine, 208 pages. Bookseller's gilt label to front paste down (Harold Hockey, Bristol). Condition notes: Some wear and soiling to the dust jacket, (which is price-clipped) especially at edges. Age-tanning to free end papers, some foxing/dust soiling to external page edges.

$31.03

Born of the Desert

By Malcolm James

London: Collins, 1945. First edition. Hardback. Good/Fair. 414 8vo. An account of the development of the Special Air Service from its inception in 1941. Blue cloth-covered boards, white titles to spine, blue dust jacket, 320 pages, illustrations from photographs. Previous owner's name on bookplate to front paste down. Condition notes: Considerable wear to the dust jacket, inelegantly reinforced with tape, remnants of a pasted-on label to front free end paper, boards bumped.

$24.28

Free as a Running Fox

By T.D. Calnan

London: MacDonald, 1970. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 560 8vo. The author's account of his captivity during World War 2 after being shot down while on a photo-reconnaissance mission, and of his many escape attempts. Pictorial dust jacket, brown cloth-covered boards, silver titles to spine, 323 pages. Condition notes: A little wear to the dust jacket, which is not clipped; book clean, firm and bright.

$26.98

World War I Aviation Books in English
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World War I Aviation Books in English

By Noffsinger

Metuchen, NJ USA: The Scarecrow Press, 1987. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 542 8vo. Mushroom cloth-covered boards, red titles to spine and front board, 1663 entries, 305 pages including index. Twelve pages of photographs (mostly of aviators or aeroplanes). Condition notes: A very little dust soiling to external page edges, otherwise as new.

$22.93

Warriors on Wheels

By Park Yunnie

London: Hutchinson, 1959. First edition. Hardback. Good/Good. 539 8vo. The author was second-in-command of "Popski's Private Army", a special service unit in World War II. Pictorial dust jacket, red cloth-covered boards, white titles with red motif to spine, 384 pages. Condition notes: Considerable wear to the dust jacket (not price clipped). Publisher's stamp to front free end paper: A READING COPY FROM THE HUTCHINSON GROUP. IF UNSUITABLE PLEASE RETURN TO..." etc. Boards firm and clean, some foxing/dust soiling to external page edges, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.

$26.98

The Deception Planners: My Secret War
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The Deception Planners: My Secret War

By Dennis Wheatley

London: Hutchinson, 1980. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 436 8vo. Dennis Wheatley's account of his work in the department that planned operations to divert enemy attention away from genuine Allied operations during World War 2. Black dust jacket, black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, illustrations (mostly photographs of people), 240 pages. Condition notes: Dust jacket price clipped, otherwise almost as new.

$36.42

British Military Airfield Architecture: From Airships to the Jet Age
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British Military Airfield Architecture: From Airships to the Jet Age

By Paul Francis

Sparkford: Patrick Stephens, 1996. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 771 4to. Green cloth-covered boards, pictorial dust jacket, generously illustrated from photographs (black and white) and diagrams etc, 224 pages. Condition notes: A little bumping to the edges of the dust jacket, which is unclipped. Previous owner's name to front free end paper, otherwise as new.

$128.16

Guns and Gunners at Shoeburyness: The Experimental Establishment and Garrison
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Guns and Gunners at Shoeburyness: The Experimental Establishment and Garrison

By Tony Hill

Buckingham: Baron Books, 1999. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 742 4to. Limited edition, this copy numbered 94. Pictorial dust jacket, red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, maps across end papers, many illustrations from photographs, maps, sketches etc. Condition notes: One instance of pencil note to margin, bump to bottom edge of front board, otherwise almost as new.

$80.94

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