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No Through Road - Walking in Britain

by A.A.:

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First edition. The AA Book of Country Walks. 152 pp. Lavishly illustrated with maps and photographs. Green paper covers. Small tear at bottom of back cover. Overall condition VG.
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The Hero in Man

by A.E.:

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The Orpheus Series No 1. A quarterly magazine of Mystical Art. Second edition (September 1910). 34 pp + 1 pp ad. Prelude by Clifford Bax - "To read this essay by A.E. is to recognise one who has endeavored always to communicate the 'best in himself' and the mood which it induces is a mood from which we may see the world once more in its primal beauty, may recover a sense of the long-forgotten but inextinguishable grandeur of the soul". Front and bottom edges untrimmed. Intermittent light spot of foxing in text. Brown paper covers with black lettering. Edges of covers a little chipped around margins. Overall condition VG.
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Claudia

by A.L.O.E.:

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A novel which aims to show the distinction between the intellectual and the spiritual. 301 pp + 2 pp ads. Frontispiece & vignette on half-title. Frontispiece & half-title loose. One page of text loose. Intermittent spots of foxing in text. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Attractive gilt leaf motif decoration on front board. Top and bottom of spine and corners very lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG-.
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Sunday Chaplet of Stories

by A.L.O.E.:

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A collection of 32 stories for children especially suited for sunday reading. viii, 224 pp. Frontispiece & 5 other tissue guarded plates. One plate almost loose. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Text clean except for very occasional sopt of foxing. Hinges cracking internally. Purple cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Spine and strip of rear board much faded. Boards patchily faded. Overall condition VG-.
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The Giant-Killer; or, The Battle Which All Must Fight

by A.L.O.E.:

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165 pp + 2 pp ads. A collection of 12 stories for children all with a moral theme "to induce the thoughtless child to think". Frontispiece and other b/w illustrations in text. Contents detached from boards. Previous owner's inscription dated 1870 on ffep. Binding loosening internally. Spots of foxing on prelims and intermittently in text. All edges gilt. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on front board and spine. Boards patchily damp-stained. Bevelled boards with gilt decorative margins. Top and bottom of spine and corners rubbed. Overall condition Good.
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Idols in the Heart - A Tale

by A.L.O.E.:

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viii, 302 pp + 2 pp ads. A tale set in Belgrave Square, London. Intermittent spot of foxing in text. Front hinge cracked internally behind ffep. Red cloth boards with faded gilt lettering on spine. Gilt vignette on front board. Blindstamp decoration around margins of boards. Spine faded. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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Murby's Scripture Manuals: The Gospel According to St. Luke

by A Practical Teacher:

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Intended for the use of students preparing for Oxford and Cambridge Local and other examinations. By a Practical Teacher - Fellow of The Royal Historical Society). Enlarged edition. 79 pp + 1 pp ads. 2 maps. Contents almost detached from covers. Text clean. Black limp cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG-.
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Prayers for my Son - Intercessions for the Use of Parents on Behalf of Their Sons at School

by A Public Schoolmaster:

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With a Foreword by the Rt. Rev. A.F. Winnington-Ingram - Lord Bishop of London. 74 pp. A book "for parents to pray for their sons in all the temptations of public school life". Text enclosed in red ruled margins. Browning on title page only, rest of text clean. Purple cloth bards with faded gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG. In VG dust wrapper.
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Life and Work of Mother Mary St. Ignatius (Claudine Thévenet) 1774-1837. Foundress of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary

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With an Account of the Development of the Congregation. 346 pp. frontispiece missing. With 24 other pages of b/w illustrations. Biography of Mother Mary St. Ignatius - foundress of the congregation of Jesus and Mary and accounts of their congregations in France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, , U.S.A, Simla, Rome, India, Canada, England and Ireland (Gortnor Abbey). Previous owner's inscription on ffep. A few pages of text finger-soiled. Black cloth bards with faded gilt lettering on spine. Boards lightly faded in patches. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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The All Devouring Years

by A.Y.L.:

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Poem about the W.V.S. (Women's Volunteer Services?) during the second World War with accompanying line drawing illustrations. Written and Illustrated by A.Y.L. A booklet with sale profits donated to W.V.S. Green paper covers. Overall condition near Fine.
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ABBA by ABBA

by ABBA:

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Paperback. As told to Christer Borg - The only version authorised by ABBA. The fantastic true story of ABBA - how the four Swedes met, their 1974 Eurovision win and susequent success and an account of each member. Illustrated with b/w photographs.Text clean. Illustrated paper covers. Small nick out of bottom of spine. Overall condition VG.
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The Comic History of England

by Gilbert Abbott A'Beckett:

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With 20 coloured etchings and two hundred woodcuts by John Leech. xviii, Vol I - 320 pp, Vol II - 304 pp. Contents: Book I - Invasion by Julius Caesar, Book II The Period From the Norman Conquest to the Death of King John, Book III - The Period from the Accession of Henry the Third to the End of the Reign of Richard the Second, A.D. 1216-1399, Book IV - The Period from the Accession of Henry IV to the end of the Reign of Richard III A.D. 1399-1485, Book V - From the Accession of Henry the Seventh to the End of the Reign of Elizabeth, Book VI - From the Period of the Accession of James I to the Restoration of Charles II, Book VII - The Period From the Restoration of Charles II to the Revolution, Book VIII - The Period From the Revolution to the Accession of George III. The object of the author was 'to blend amusement with instruction, by serving up, in as palatable a shape as he could, the facts of English History'. Humorous illustrations throughout. Contents have detached from boards. Previous… Read more
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Chess

by Abrahams, Gerald:

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The Teach Yourself Books. 256 pp. "A book for those completely ignorant of Chess, but possessed of a fair intelligence and a desire to learn". Grey eps. Blue cloth boards. Blindstamp illustration of logo of English Universities Press on front board. Overall condition VG. In Good+ dust wrapper.
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Morale Leadership Discipline - A Study

by Sandhurst Royal Military Academy:

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179 pp. Contents: Organization of the Course, Morale, Leadership, Discipline, Examples From Various Armies, The Psychological Aspect of War, Man Management, Duty and Service, Courage and Moral Courage, Application of the Course. Text clean throughout. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG.
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The Lucy Ring

by Accoce, Pierre & Quet, Pierre:

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Translated by A.M. Sheridan Smith from the French 'La Guerre a été Gagnée en Suisse'. First British edition. 224 pp. with 16 b/w illustrations. Espionage in Switzerland during the Second World War. The Russian source located in Switzerland was a certain Rudolf Roessler (code name 'Lucy'). Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Split of about 1.5 inches at top of spine at front board. Bottom of spine a little rubbed. Overall condition VG-. No dust wrapper.
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Harbour Accommodation - Report

by Select Committee on Harbour Accommodation:

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Approx 8 x 13 inches x 1.5 inches thick. Report from the Select Committee on Harbour Accomodation; Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence and Appendix. xxxvi, 600 pp but approx 30 pages text missing from rear of Appendix. Rear cover missing. Paper on spine split and chipped. Front cover and first 4 pages loose in one piece. Binding of approx last 60 pages loosening. Spots of foxing throughout text. Overall condition Good.
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The Natural & Moral History of the Indies

by Acosta, Father Joseph De & Markham, Clements R.:

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Reprinted from the English Translated Edition of Edward Grimston, 1604 - 'The Natural and Moral History of the Indies - In Which are Discussed the Notable Things of the Heavens, the Elements, Metals, Plants, Animals; and the Rites, Ceremonies, Laws, Government and Wars of the Indians'. Edited, With Notes and an Introduction by Clements R. Markham. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society series, No. LX & No. LXI. The Hakluyt Society was established in 1846 for the purpose of printing rare or unpublished voyages, travels and naval expeditions by those who first explored these unknown and distant regions. The majority of these illustrate the history of the great age of discovery which forms the foundation of modern history. Publications were distributed only to members of the Society. In Two Volumes. Vol I - The Natural History (Books I, II, III and IV). Vol II - The Moral History (Books V, VI and VII). Also with accompanying map bound seperately in the same blue cloth of the Hakluyt Society -… Read more
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Dinner at the White House

by Adamic, Louis:

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First edition. Signed by author. 276 pp. one observer's views of the Roosevelt-Churchill relationship and its effect on the postwar world. black cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Overall condition VG. In Good+ dust wrapper.
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So Long, and Thanks for the Fish - The Hitch Hikers' Guide to the Galaxy 4

by Adams, Douglas:

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First edition. 191 pp. The fourth book in the Hitch-Hiker trilogy. Black boards with silver lettering on spine. Overall condition Fine. In Fine black dust wrapper with hologram of sea-lion/dinosaur on front.
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The Adams Family

by Adams, James Truslow:

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First edition. With illustrations. ix, 364 pp. Frontispiece, & 11 other b/w illustrations. A biography of the American family - the Adams - who are considered generation after generation to have consistently made contributions of the highest order to American history and civilization. Contents: The First Generation: John Adams; The Second Generation: John Quincy Adams; The Third Generation: Charles Francis Adams; The Fourth Generation: John Quincy, Charles Francis, Henry and Brooks Adams. Browning on eps only, otherwise text clean throughout. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Spine faded with light damp-staining. Top and bottom of spine bumped. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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