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HEPTAMERON

By PHILLIPS, HUBERT

Eyre & Spottiswoode. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1945. Hardcover. A very good hardcover in a good unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean yellow boards bumped to the spine ends/corners, internally without writing or stamps, unmarked pages foxed to the text-block edges. The dustwrapper is foxed, a little faded/rubbed to the spine with tiny chips to the spine ends/tips - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. The book is a 7 day menu of "entertainments", ie puzzles, games, and detective stories illustrated by Pearl Falconer. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$11.97

AEROMODELLER ANNUAL 1959

By Laidlaw-Dickson, D. J. & C. S. Rushbrooke

United Kingdom: Model Aeronautical Press, Ltd. Very Good in Poor dust jacket. 1959. Hardcover. A very good hardcover in a poor unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean red boards bumped/rubbed to the spine ends/corners, no writing or stamps, clean ivoried pages. The bright damaged dustwrapper is creased to all the edges with several small closed tears and losses to the corners and lower half of the spine strip supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 160 pages .

$20.00

BULLETIN OF THE INTERNATIONAL STRING FIGURE ASSOCIATION

By Sherman, Mark (Editor in Chief)

ISFA Press. Near Fine. 1999. Paperback. A near fine trade paperback without creases to faded spine or slightly edgeworn covers, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages - bright clean and tight within and without. Carefully packaged and available for immediate despatch from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Trade PB; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 200 pages .

$13.31

THE LINCOLN CREST AND MONOGRAM ALBUM

By [???]

William S Lincoln. Fair. N.D.. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. An undated (early 20th Century) 4th edition hardcover, without dustwrapper, in decorative stamped boards with bright gilt lettering to front board which is rubbed to the top and bottom edge and rubbed/bumped to the corners. The decorative spine with bright gilt lettering is bumped/rubbed to the ends with some damage to each, and one torn page. About 2/3 of the decorative pre-printed pages have been filled with 295 carefully cut crests and monograms, of which 165 are military - mainly of British and Indian Army regiments - some of which are from Lincoln's pre-printed sheets, but many taken directly from correspondence. There are also 11 complete cards with military crests which have been pasted on blank facing pages. Although the book has no previous ownership writing, the space reserved for the personal monogram of the owner has been filled with a neatly cut example of the Scottish Mitchell family crest. William S Lincoln was one of the originators of stamp collecting and of particular interest is a contemporary catalogue bound into the back of the book which lists albums, stamps and sheets of monograms and crests for sale along with a photograph of their shop in London. A unique item. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$147.17

BILL HORAN'S MILITARY MODELLING MASTERCLASS
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BILL HORAN'S MILITARY MODELLING MASTERCLASS

By Horan, Bill

Windrow & Greene. Very Good. 1994. Hardcover. 1872004091 . A very good hardcover without dustwrapper in slightly shelfworn glossy illustrated lightly bumped to the spine ends with 1 very bumped corner, internally fine without writing or stamps, clean pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 128 pages .

$46.83

"NEW YORK TIMES" BOOK OF BACKGAMMON

By Jacoby, James and Mary Zita

United Kingdom: A & C Black Publishers Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1973. Hardcover. 0713614900 . A very good hardcover in in a very good dustwrapper. The book is in clean red boards bumped to the spine ends, sharp corners, no writing or stamps, clean pages. The dustwrapper is creased/rubbed to the upper edge supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Color Illustrations; 175 pages .

$7.96

SWARM CONTROL SURVEY: Foreword By L. E. Snelgrove

By Bent, E. R

Gale & Polden. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1946. Hardcover. A very good 1946 hardcover in a good unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering, bumped to the spine ends/corners, no writing or stamps, ivoried pages. The slightly aged dustwrapper is creased to the edges with small closed tears and loss to the spine head supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 87 pages .

$40.07

STAMP COLLECTING - WITH PHOTOGRAPHS AND LINE DRAWINGS

By Spire, E.H

Collins. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. A very good hardcover in a good price-clipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean tweed effect boards bumped/rubbed to the spine ends/corners, no writing or stamps, toned pages lightly foxed to the text-block edges. The dustwrapper is rubbed/creased to the edges, carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Collins Nutshell Books; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 160 pages .

$4.68

BULLETIN OF THE INTERNATIONAL STRING FIGURE ASSOCIATION

By Sherman, Mark (Editor in Chief)

ISFA Press. Near Fine. 1995. Paperback. A near fine trade paperback without creases to spine or slightly creased and rubbed covers, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages. Carefully packaged and available for immediate despatch from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Trade PB; Vol. 2; B&W Illustrations; 200 pages .

$12.55

BULLETIN OF THE INTERNATIONAL STRING FIGURE ASSOCIATION

By Sherman, Mark (Editor in Chief)

ISFA Press. Very Good+. 1997. Paperback. A near fine trade paperback without creases to spine, slightly creased/edge worn covers, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages. Carefully packaged and available for immediate despatch from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Trade PB; Vol. 4; B&W Illustrations; 200 pages .

$12.55

THE BEST 36 ROUND CARD GAMES: Enjoyable Evenings for the Family or for Parties

By King, Tom

United Kingdom: W Foulsham & Co Ltd N.D.. Good in Fair dust jacket. Hardcover. A Good hardcover in a Fair dustjacket. Book is in thin card wrappers with clean red covers, with rubbing to top and bottom, bumping to spine head. Internally, no writing or stamps, unmarked tanned pages, very tanned to the text-block edges. The dustjacket is rubbed and creased to all edges, with chips to spine ends and small loss to back panel - supplied in new archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$6.62