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Warkworth and its Castle

By George Thompson

Louis Thompson, 1962. Soft cover. Good. Louis Thompson, 1962. Soft cover. Good condition. Beige textured softcover. Minor edgewear. 8th edition, published in 1962. Sub-title: 'Containing History and Description of Castle, Hermitage and Church, with some Quaint Customs and Reminiscences of Bygone Times. Also Bishop Percy's Famous Ballad of the Hermit of Warkworth.' Contents include the following: The Clavering Family; The Percy Family; The Percy Rebellion; The Church of St. Lawrence; Rebellion of 1715; Joe the Miller; Amble and Coquet Island; and The Hermit of Warkworth. Illustrations throughout. 18.5 x 12 cm. 107 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$14.30

Le Crime du Golf (Murder on the Links, French Text)

By Agatha Christie

Librarie des Champs-Elysees, 1972. Soft cover. Very Good. Librarie des Champs-Elysees, 1972. Soft cover. Very good condition. Glossy pictorial cover. Edges of text block coloured red. French text. Agatha Christie's 'Murder on the Links' French edition featuring Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings. Translated into French by Marc Loge. 17 x 11 cm. 256 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$4.85

Closing The Asylum: The Mental Patient in Modern Society

By Peter Barham

Penguin Books, 1992. Soft cover. Very Good. Penguin Books, 1992. ISBN: 0140144838. Soft cover. Very good condition with some minor edgewear. How are people with long-tern mental illness to be helped to find a place in society? This detailed and informative survey looks at the experiences in the community of people who have severe mental illness and asks if contemporary society has adequately understood the lessons of the past about the devaluation and dehumanisation of the mentally ill. 20 x 13 cm. 189 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$3.73

In My Boots: A Year on a Lake District Farm

By Andrea Meanwell

Hayloft Publishing Ltd., 2017. Soft cover. Very Good. Hayloft Publishing Ltd., 2017. Soft cover. Very good condition. Minor edgewear. Internally clean, bright and unmarked. This is Andrea Meanwell's second book following a year in the life of the animals, people and countryside of a Lake District Farm. Colour photographs throughout by Suzanne McNally. 18 x 12 cm. 136 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$13.93

Lettres de Mon Moulin (Letters from my Windmill)
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Lettres de Mon Moulin (Letters from my Windmill)

By Alphonse Daudet

Flammarion, 1972. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Flammarion, 1972. ISBN: 9782080702609. Soft cover. Very good condition. Internally clean and unmarked. French text. Collection of short stories by Alphonse Daudet first published in its entirety in 1869. Contains Chronology, Bibliography and Preface by Colette Becker, maître-assistant a la Sorbonne. 18 x 11 cm. 314 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$3.44

Aal Aboot the Angel of the North
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Aal Aboot the Angel of the North

By David Simpson

Tyne and Wear: My World, 2013. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. My World, 2013. ISBN: 9781909486027. Original wraps. Very good condition. Internally clean and unmarked. This small book contains a remarkable amount of information about Antony Gormley's national icon and symbol of Gateshead, the Angel of the North. Contains fascinating facts about its conception, construction and the initial reaction of the public. 16 x 12.5 cm. 58 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$2.36

Mud on My Doorstep: Reminiscences of a Yorkshire Farmwife

By Irene Megginson

Beverley, East Yorkshire: Hutton Press, 1987. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Good. Hutton Press, 1987. ISBN: 0907033490. First edition. Soft cover. Good condition with some minor creasing to front cover. Internally clean and unmarked. Irene Megginson's account of her life as a child in Hull to her experiences as a farmer's wife farming near Bridlington, East Yorkshire and on the Yorkshire Wolds. 21 x 15 cm. 103 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$2.74

Sharks (The Osprey Anglers)

By Kevin Linnane; edited by Clive Gammon

Reading: Osprey Publishing Limited, 1974. First Thus . Soft cover. Very Good. Keith Linsell. Osprey Publishing Limited, 1974. ISBN: 085045185X. Softback. Very good condition. Part of the Osprey Anglers series, each written by an expert angler, in this case shark angler Kevin Linnane. Diagrams and photographs throughout. Colour plates by Keith Linsell. Series editor, Clive Gammon. Features the 6 shark species found around the British Isles: porbeagle, thresher shark, mako, six-gilled shark, blue shark and hammerhead shark. 23.5 x 19 cm. 48 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$27.98

The China Dolls

By Jack Ward

London: Minerva Press, 1998. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. Christopher Kasch. Minerva Press, London, 1998. ISBN: 0754102319. Softcover with glossy pictorial cover. First edition. Near fine. Internally clean and unmarked. Cover illustration by Christopher Kasch. 'Mr. Wong has his fat fingers in many pies. Restaurants, racketeering, import-export, toys and china dolls and stuff. As the Hong Kong handover approaches, Mr. Wong is poised to bring off a huge trade deal. So why does an attractive European girl get kidnapped and a houseboy who knows too much get killed? And why is DEA Agent David Cooper out there carrying a gun? Read 'The China Dolls' and witness its gripping showdown on London's West End.' 20 x 13 cm. 72 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$29.84

Nouvelle Bibliotheque Populaire No. 455: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

By Moliere

Paris: Henri Gautier. 1st Edition . Original Wraps. Good. Henri Gautier, Paris, nd. Staple-bound. First edition. Fair to good condition. Pages tanned with some edgewear. Small name and library stamp to front cover, with minor marginalia internally. Front cover separated from main body of text. Issue 455 of the 'Nouvelle Bibliotheque Populaire' featuring Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme by Moliere. Biography of author included. 19 x 12.5 cm. 36 pp + 7 pp publisher's catalogue. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$8.70

Nouvelle Bibliotheque Populaire No. 271: Trois Contes

By Guy De Maupassant

Paris: Henri Gautier. 1st Edition . Original Wraps. Good. Henri Gautier, Paris, nd. Staple-bound. First edition. Good condition. Pages tanned with some edgewear. Small hole and library stamp to front cover, with minor marginalia internally. Issue 271 of the 'Nouvelle Bibliotheque Populaire' featuring Trois Contes by Guy de Maupassant (La Main; Le Vieux; La Parure; Sur Mer; L'Homme de Lettres). Biography of author included. 19 x 12.5 cm. 36 pp + 7 pp publisher's catalogue. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$8.70

Making Mechanical Toys
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Making Mechanical Toys

By Rodney Peppe

Marlborough, Wiltshire: The Crowood Press, 2005. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The Crowood Press, 2005. Hardcover. First edition. Very good condition. Ex-library book with stamp to FEP and copyright page, otherwise internally clean and unmarked. Black boards with silver title to spine. Illustrated dust wrapper in protective removable transparent cover. DW has small sticker to base of spine. Over 140 full colour photographs throughout. This book features seventeen top-quality toys with plans, instructions and detailed photographs. The pieces range from the fairly simple to the demanding in ascending difficulty. Advice is given on tools and materials, printing and painting, and tricks of the trade. 27 x 22.5 cm. 176 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$17.41

Nouvelle Bibliotheque Populaire No. 242: Le Sorcier De Saint-Cricq

By Jean Rameau

Paris: Henri Gautier. 1st Edition . Original Wraps. Good. Henri Gautier, Paris, nd. Staple-bound. First edition. Good condition. Pages tanned, but otherwise unmarked. Issue 242 of the 'Nouvelle Bibliotheque Populaire' featuring Le Sorcier De Saint-Cricq by Jean Rameau. Biography of author included. 19 x 12.5 cm. 36 pp + 7 pp publisher's catalogue. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$11.19

Britain's Kings and Queens

By Sir George Bellow KCVO

London: Pitkin Pictorials, 1974. 1st Edition . Original Wraps. Very Good. Pitkin Pictorials, London, 1974. First edition. Card cover. Very good condition. Front cover depicts the portrait of Edward VII by L. Fildes. Back cover shows Charles I from a painting after Van Dyck. Inside front cover shows the Line of Descent of Queen Elizabeth II from Cerdic, first king of the West Saxons. Colour illustrations throughout. 22.5 x 18 cm. 25 pp. Librarius is a small UK based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$6.09

Thirty Poems (Being a Choice of Songs from the Verse of Rudyard Kipling)

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1925. 2nd Edition . Original Wraps. Good. Methuen & Co Ltd., 1925, London. Original wraps. Tan card covers with burgundy title. Good condition. Minor wear to edges with foxing to page edges. Internally unmarked. Deckled edges. Contents include: The Last Chantey; The Recall; The Native-Born; The Young Queen; The Sea and The Hills; and For To Admire. 17.5 x 11 cm. 66 pp. Librarius is a small UK-based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$5.60

Sporting Pigeon Shooting

By Brander, Michael

London: A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 1986. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. A & C Black Publishers Ltd, London, 1986. First edition. ISBN: 0713655283. First edition. Hardcover with glossy pictorial boards. Very good condition. Internally clean and unmarked. Good, tight binding. 22 x 14 cm. 122 pp. Librarius is a small UK-based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$7.58

An Outline History of the World

By H. A. Davies

London: Oxford University Press, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. Oxford University Press, London, 1931. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt edging to front board and gilt title to spine. Very good condition. Small tear to middle rear of spine, but otherwise undamaged. Royal Airforce ex-libris to FEP, o/w internally clean and unmarked. Tidy heavy book. Frontispiece photoplate ('Mesopotamian excavators, under European supervision, unearthing the ruins of Babylon'). Photoplates, maps and diagrams throughout with comprehensive List of Illustrations. Contents: Part I. The Ancient World: I. Early Man; II. Early Civilizations - Egypt; III. Early Civilizations - Babylonia and Assyria; IV. Early Civilizations - The Medes and Persians; V. Early Civilizations - China; VI. Early Civilizations - India; VII. The Phoenicians; VIII. The Beginnings of Civilization in Europe; IX. The Greeks; X. The Empire of Alexander the Great; XI. Buddha and Confucius; XII. The Roman Republic; XIII. The Roman Empire; XIV. The Conquerors of Rome; XV. What Civilization Owes to the Jews; and Appendix I. Some Important Dates in Ancient History; and Part II. From the Beginning of the Middle Ages to the Present Day: XVI. Europe after the Fall of Rome; XVII. The Rise and Spread of the Mohammedan Power; XVIII. The Empire of Charles the Great; XIX. The Power of the Medieval Church; XX. The Growth and Development of Towns during the Middle Ages; XXII. The Mongols and the Turks; XXIII. The Beginning of Modern Times; XXIV. Grand Monarchy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; XXV. The American and French Revolutions; XXVI. Napoleon Buonaparte; XXVII. The Industrial Revolution; XXVIII. The Triumph of Nationality in the Nineteenth Century; XXIX. Modern Imperialism; XXX. Russia and the Near East in the Nineteenth Century; XXXI. The United States of America; XXXII. Civilization in the Twentieth Century; and Appendix II. Some Important Dates in Medieval and Modern History. Time Charts and Index also included. 19 x 13.5 cm. 560 pp + publisher's catalogue. Librarius is a small UK-based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$7.34

The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age

By Downing, Graham

David & Charles, 1990. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Marianne Downing and Jonathan Yule. David & Charles, 1990. ISBN: 0715394320. First edition. Hardcover with illustrated dust wrapper. Very good condition. Mustard coloured boards with gilt tile to spine. Internally clean and unmarked. DW very good condition. Coloured frontispiece photograph. Illustrations to half-title and title pages. Illustrations and photographs throughout. Photographs by the author and illustrations by Marianne Downing and Johnathan Yule. This beautiful book is a celebration of times past - of the lives of the wildfowler on the flooded fens, the warrener of the Breckland heaths, and the footslogging foxhunter of the Cumbrian fells. Graham Downing has collected stories and anecdotes from the warrener, wildfowler, huntsman, gamekeeper and harbourer, amongst others, to capture the excitement and hardship of a way of life that is now changed forever. The evocative tales are supported by superb illustrations and will make the perfect gift for all supporters of our countryside heritage. 26.5 x 20.5 cm. 192 pp. Librarius is a small UK-based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$12.81

Country Matters

By Niall, Ian

London: Victor Gollancz, 1984. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Donald Watson. Victor Gollancz, London, 1984. ISBN: 0575035218. First edition. Hardcover with cream illustrated dust jacket. Brown boards with gilt title to spine. Very good condition. Internally clean and unmarked. Good, tight binding. DW price-clipped with small tear (10 mm) to top front, otherwise very good condition. Collection of articles by the author which originally appeared in Country Life magazine from 1953 onwards. These nostalgic and evocative essays feature everything from tinkers and blacksmiths, rat-catchers and poachers, and Nan the witch, to bees and goldfinch, pine martens and foxes, and wistful memories of being snowed in at Christmas. Illustrations throughout. 23.5 x 16 cm. 190 pp. Librarius is a small UK-based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$10.69

A Concise Guide to Game Shooting

By Brander, Michael

The Sportsman's Press, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The Sportsman's Press, 1989. ISBN: 0948253045. Hardcover with photographic dust wrapper. Very good condition. Black boards with gilt title to spine. Internally clean and unmarked. Good, tight binding. In one handy volume, this book provides everything the novice, or experienced game shot, could want to know about game shooting. First published under the title The Gameshot's Vade Mecum. 22 x 14.5 cm. 243 pp. Librarius is a small UK-based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Books are honestly described. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.

$6.09

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