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Eight Yards of Calico: Square Dance Fun for Everyone
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Eight Yards of Calico: Square Dance Fun for Everyone

By Paul Hunt

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight edge wear, light rubbing to front cover, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Quarter red cloth with grey paper covered boards. Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 114

$24.82

The Solution of Codes and Ciphers
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The Solution of Codes and Ciphers

By Louis C. S. Mansfield

London: Alexander Maclehose and Co, 1936. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Spine browned and has slight wear to ends. Short tear and crease to top edge of rear cover. A few light marks to rear cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Green cloth binding with fading to spine and edges of boards. Top page edge dusty, clean text throughout. Scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 162

$84.92

The Machine Plays Chess
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The Machine Plays Chess

By Alex G. Bell

Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1978. 1st Edition . Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). Rubbing and shelf wear to covers. Underlining and notes in coloured ink to numerous pages. Fascinating account of man's efforts to build a machine capable of playing and winning at chess. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 114

$20.90

Acrostics In Prose and Verse
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Acrostics In Prose and Verse

By A.E.H. (Ed.)

London: Thomas Bosworth, 1866. 1st Edition . Fair. 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 15 cm). Red cloth binding, heavily rubbed and marked. Creasing and slight wear to spine. Binding strained and several pages are almost detached. Pencilled notes to front endpaper and to numerous pages. A worn but complete copy of this scarce collection. Overall condition is Fair. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.75 x 5.75 inches (9 x 15 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: iv, 259

$39.19

Cynegetica (The Chase) / Halieutica (Fishing) / The Rape of Helen / The Taking of Ilios
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Cynegetica (The Chase) / Halieutica (Fishing) / The Rape of Helen / The Taking of Ilios

By Oppian / Colluthus / Tryphiodorus / A.W. Mair (Trans.)

London: William Heinemann, 1963. 3rd Impression . Near Fine/Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Dust jacket: Slight browning to spine. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green buckram binding. A couple of light marks to page edges, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: lxxx, 636

$24.82

Illustrated Games of Patience
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Illustrated Games of Patience

By Lady Adelaide Cadogan

London: Leslie Frewin, 1968. Facsimile . Fine/Near Fine. 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 24.5 cm). Dust jacket: Very clean unclipped jacket. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Olive cloth binding. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 48

$18.29

The Fin Fisher's Guide
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The Fin Fisher's Guide

By Geo. C. Bainbridge

London: The Flyfisher's Classic Library, 1992. Facsimile . Very Good/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Slipcase: A few light marks, no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good. Book: Quarter blue leather binding with pale blue boards. Unread copy but has foxing to page edges. . Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 150

$45.72

Ballroom Dancing [SIGNED]
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Ballroom Dancing [SIGNED]

By Alex Moore / [Richard Adams]

London: Isaac Pitman and Sons, 1943. Reprint . Very Good/Good. 6 x 7 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Loss to ends of spine, tear with loss to rear cover, some edge wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Blue buckram binding with a few light marks to covers. Light browning to pages, light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, signed by Adams to front free endpaper and dated 1946. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 7 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 297

$32.66

Playing Cards: History of the Pack and Explanations of its Many Secrets
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Playing Cards: History of the Pack and Explanations of its Many Secrets

By W, Gurney Benham / [Richard Adams]

London: Ward, Lock and Co, Limited, 1931. 1st Edition . Very Good. 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 25 cm). Lacking jacket. Red cloth binding. Foxing and slight fading to spine. Slight spotting to page edges, light browning to endpapers, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed by Adams to front free endpaper and dated 1946. A nice association copy of this well illustrated work. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 195

$71.85

In Praise of Trout [SIGNED]
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In Praise of Trout [SIGNED]

By David Profumo / James Robinson

London: Viking, 1989. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 12 x 9.5 inches (30 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light marking and some edge wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. Slight marking and bumping to edges of front board, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Signed by the author to title page.: 'Best wishes from David Profumo, Christmas 1989.'. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 12 x 9.5 inches (30 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxi, 89

$39.19

Basic Techniques of Go
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Basic Techniques of Go

By Haruyama Isamu and Nagahara Yoshiaki

Berkeley, California: The Ishi Press, 1969. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Torn and creased to top edge of rear cover. Slight loss to head of spine, some marking to covers. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Blue leatherette binding with slight bumping and rubbing to corners of boards. Bump to foot of spine, light foxing to top page edge, clean text throughout. Scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: v, 169

$39.19

How to Catch Trout
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How to Catch Trout

By Three Anglers

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1896. 7th Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). Quarter cloth with paper covered board, illustration and lettering to front board. Slight wear and a few marks to board. Previous owner's pencilled inscription to front free endpaper (dated 1898). Good solid binding. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 83

$32.66

The Way it Was: My Autobiography [SIGNED]
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The Way it Was: My Autobiography [SIGNED]

By Stanley Matthews

London: Headline, 2000. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Excellent condition throughout. Autobiography of the football legend completed shortly before his death in 2000. Included with the book is a hand written and signed letter from Stanley Matthews on Stoke City F.C. headed note paper, dated June 25 1995: 'Hi there John, Many thanks for the copies - very interesting. Stanley Matthews'. Also included is the envelope, also hand written by Matthews. Letter has several folds and both the letter and the envelope have been hole punched. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 440

$156.77

Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
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Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

By Joseph Strutt

London: Printed by T. Bensley for J. White, 1801. 1st Edition . Very Good. 9.5 x 11.5 inches (24.5 x 29 cm). Full straight grain morocco leather binding by Root & Son (late Victorian period). Professionally rebacked with original spine laid over. Spine has five raided bands and gilt decorated compartments. Decorative gilt panels to boards, gilt decorated turn-ins. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper: Charles G. King Jr. Collection, The Western Reserve Historical Society. Lightly embossed stamp of the Society to title page and a few margins within the text. A few short tears to outside edge of front free endpaper and first few preliminary pages, some scattered light foxing to text. Frontis and all 39 hand coloured plates are present and in excellent condition. Includes a vast array of sport and games, from hunting and jousting to chess and card games. A wonderfully illustrated work in a very attractive later binding. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 9.5 x 11.5 inches (24.5 x 29 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Large 4to. l, [6], 301, [1]

$1306.40

Minchinhampton Golf Club Centenary History 1889-1989
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Minchinhampton Golf Club Centenary History 1889-1989

By David Martin

Minchinhampton, Stroud: Minchinhampton Golf Club, 1989. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 7.5 x 9 inches (19 x 22.5 cm). Blue cloth binding, very slight marking to covers otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 7.5 x 9 inches (19 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 196

$32.66

Taff's Acre: A History and Celebration of Cardiff Arms Park [SIGNED]
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Taff's Acre: A History and Celebration of Cardiff Arms Park [SIGNED]

By David Parry-Jones

London: Willow Books/Collins, 1984. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 24.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by David Parry-Jones to front free endpaper. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown endpaper, small mark to one page margin otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 198

$45.72

Sporting Facts and Fancies
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Sporting Facts and Fancies

By J.P. Wheeldon

London: Egar S. Shrubsole, 1894. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Green cloth binding. Wear to corners and lower edge of front board, a few marks to spine. Crease to upper corner of half title page. Foxing to endpapers, some margin markings and notes (in light pencil) text is otherwise clean throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 261

$45.72

World Cup '66
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World Cup '66

By Hugh McIlvanney

London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1966. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light staining to edges, a little creasing to top edge. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 191

$32.66

The Football Association World Cup Report 1966
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The Football Association World Cup Report 1966

By Harold Mayes

London: The Football Association / William Heinemann Ltd, 1967. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Dust jacket: Slight creasing to top edge, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green buckram binding. Excellent condition throughout. Comes with a presentation letter from the Football Association dated May 1967. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 8.75 x 11 inches (22 x 28 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 309

$156.77

Alice Through the Pillar-box and What She Found There
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Alice Through the Pillar-box and What She Found There

By Gerald M. King / Lewis Carroll / John Tenniel (Illust.)

London: Whizzard Press, 1978. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 8.25 x 10 inches (21 x 25 cm). Dust jacket: Minor shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 8.25 x 10 inches (21 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 33

$15.68

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