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Brothers - The True History of A Fight Against Odds

by Vachell, Horace Annesley:

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Reprint November 1904. x, 397 pp. A true story, disguised though a thin veil of fiction. A tale of the Samphire brothers, Mark and Archibald. Occasional spot of foxing in text. Award plate of Harrow School on fep. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Front hinge partially cracked. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners rubbed. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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Good English - How To Write it

by Vallins, G.H.:

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Second edition. 256 pp. How to achieve a good, simple English style. It states as simply and clearly as possible, the main principals of current English usage. Browning around edges of text. Spots of foxing on front edge. Brown paper covers. Overall condition Good.
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First Steps in Collecting

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Standard edition. Fourth edition. With colour frontispiece & 60 b/w photographic illustrations. xii, 324 pp. Includes accounts of collecting antique furniture, pottery, glass, earthenware, and other "flotsam and jetsam of old lumber rooms". Small piece missing from bottom of preface page. Browning on eps. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top, bottom and edges of spine rubbed. Corners rubbed. Split of about one inch at bottom of spine at front board. Overall condition VG.
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The Story of my Struggles - The Memoirs of Arminius Vambéry

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Third impression. The memoirs of Armimius Vambéry - Professor of Oriental Languages in the University of Budapest. ix, 492 pp. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, & 3 other illustrations. Chapters include: My Antecedents and infancy, Juvenile Struggles, The Private Tutor, My First journey to the East, My Second journey to the East, The Return to Europe, From London to Budapest, My Political Career and Position in England, At the English Court, My Intercourse with Sultan Abdul Hamid, My Intercourse with Nasreddin Shah and his Successor & The Struggle's End, and Yet no End. Previous owner's inscription on ep. Dark green eps. Front hinge cracked. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Blindstamp decoration of camel train at top of front board. Corners lightly rubbed. Boards lightly faded in patches. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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The Significance of Anthony Trollope

by Van Bokkelen Nichols, Spencer:

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Complimentary copy from author. Inscription from author to previous owner on fep. Limited edition of 490 copies on Italian handmade paper, This is number 199. 59 pp. "This volume's contribution, if any, to Trollopiana, should be the awakening of a wider interest in Trollope, and by the map of Barsetshire making his works even more familiar". Charming fold-out colour map of Trollope's Barsetshire opposite title page, & one engraving of Anthony Trollope opposite pg 11. Front and bottom edges untrimmed. Piece missing from top corner of two ffep pages. Dark green hard paper boards with dark green leather spine. Gilt lettering on spine. Top and bottom of spine lightly rubbed. Corners rubbed. Top corner of back board damaged. Overall condition VG.
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Versailles - strolling through the Royal Estate

by Van Der Kemp, Gerald & Meyer, Daniel:

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Reprint. 128 pp. Lavishly illustrated with superb colour photographs throughout text. Paperback. Decorated covers. Overall condition VG.
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Four Months' Camping in the Himalayas

by Van Der Sleen, Dr W. G. N.:

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First edition. Translated by M.W. Hoper. xiii, 213 pp. Frontispiece, & 52 other b/w photographic illustrations. Other line drawing illustrations in text. An account of the author's four months of exploration in the Himalayas. Includes details of geology, botany, entymology, local peoples and their customs. Spots of foxing on prelims and occasionally in text. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Front board water marked with faded patches. Overall condition Good+. No dust wrapper.
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190 Contes Pour Les Enfants

by Van Hasselt, André:

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Bibliotheque Rose Illustree Hachette series. Le Chanoine Schmid. Traduits de L'Allemand par André Van Hasselt. Ouvrage illustré de 29 vignettes par Bertall. 18th edition. iv, 340 pp. 29 b/w plates. In French. Binding loosening a little internally. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on front board. Black lettering on spine. Corners rubbed. Overall condition VG-.
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The Dublin Magazine, Formerly 'The Dubliner'

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Volume 5, Number 2. Summer 1966. Contents: Editorial; Poetry by Thomas Kinsella (2 poems), Eavan Boland (1), Seamus Heaney (2), Brendan Kennelly (1), Thomas Kinsella (1), Robin Skelton (1); Essays and Articles: Swift in Trinity, Yeats's Debt to Blake, The Heroic Agenda - The Poetry of Thomas Kinsella, The Books of Thomas Kinsella; Fiction; Books & 4 drawings by Flora H. Mitchell. 95 pp. Text very clean throughout. Illustrated paper covers. Overall condition VG.
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The Gaelic Journal - Irisleabar na gaedhilge

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Volume I, Number I: November 1882 to Volume I, Number 12: October, 1883 inclusive. vi, 400 pp. A journal exclusively devoted to the Preservation and cultivation of the Irish language. Contents: Gaelic Prose (The Irish Language in the ninteenth Century, Origin and History of Irish Names and Places, Where is the best Gaelic spoken?, Gaelic Poetry, English Prose, English Poetry, Translations from Gaelic, Notes and Queries, Correspondence, Miscellaneous, Gaelic Texts and Translations from the Royal University Programme. Text clean throughout. Marbled edges. Internally binding sound but front board detached and rear board almost detached. Bound in half dark green leather with dark green cloth boards. Gilt lettering on two maroon spine labels. Approximately one third of volume label missing. Five raised bands on spine with gilt rule and gilt floral decoration in panels. Top and bottom of spine rubbed. Corners well rubbed. Internally VG. Overall condition Good.
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The Blarney Magazine

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Incoporating the Blarney Annual of Fact and Fiction. Short Stories Issue - A collection of 22 short stories. Volume 6. Summer 1953. 88 pp including many pages of ads. Text clean. Yellow and white paper covers. Rusted staples. Overall condition VG.
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Gilbert Harding - by his Friends

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Fourth Impression. Edited by Stephen Grenfell. Accounts of the B.B.C personality Gilbert Harding. Contributors include Compton MacKenzie, Fanny Cradock, A.F. Fletcher, Christopher Sykes, Eamonn Andrews, John Betjeman etc. etc. Frontispiece & 2 other line drawing illustrations. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG+. In VG- dust wrapper.
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes by Several Hands

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Volume IV only. 361 pp. Vignette on title page and one engraved headpiece. Includes an Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard & other poems by Mr Gray, Gilbert West, F. Coventry, William Collins, Mr Hammond, Samuel Johnson, Mr Whitehead, Rev. Joseph Warton, Thomas Warton etc.Text very clean throughout. Binding tight. Previous owner's inscription on top of fep and front blank. Bound in full contemporary leather boards with gilt lettering on maroon and black spine labels. Gilt decoration on spine. Gilt tooling to edges of boards. Cornes rubbed. Edges of spine and boards lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG.
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A Pulpit Commentary on Catholic Teaching - A Complete Exposition of Catholic Doctrine, Discipline and Cult in Original Discourses by Pulpit Preachers of our own Day

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Volume II The Commandments. 427 pp. Rear hinge cracking. Previous owner's stamp on ffep. Purple cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Faded patches on boards and spine. Overall condition VG.
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Religion and Life

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With a Preface by Dr. William Paton. Contains nine articles: Religion and Life, Sex and Society, The Home, Education, Commerce and Industry, The Church and the World of Nations, The World of Nations, The Universal Church. 118 pp + 2 pp ads. Photographs of authors. Green and white paper covers. Overall condition VG.
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Philosophical Studies - Volume XIV

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293 pp. Contents: Proving God, R.M. Hare: A Prescriptive Theory of Ethics, Inter-War British Ethics: The Oxford Intutionists, Professor Toulmin and 'The Function' of Ethics, Notes on the Nature and Scope of the Philosophy of Religion, The Medieval Treatise on Modes of Meaning, Description and Evaluation, Meanings of ' Intelligence'+ Critical Notices + Reviews. Text clean throughout. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG. In VG dust wrapper.
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The Edinburgh Review, or, Critical Journal for April 1804 to July 1804. [Association Copy, Temple House, Sligo, Ireland]

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Third edition. Volume IV. 518 pp. Contents include: Strength, Military and Naval Forces of France and Russia; Prize Essays of the Highland Society of Scotland, Travels in Germany, Holland and the Netherlands, British Minerals, Early English Poets, Medical Department of the British Army, Welch Bards, etc. Text very clean throughout. Binding sound. Armorial bookplate of Alex Perceval, Temple House, Sligo on fep. Bound in half tan leather with blue marbled boards. Gilt lettering and rule on spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. Small nicks in leather at top and bottom of spine. Surface of marbled paper scuffed in places on boards. Overall condition VG.
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The Industrial Future of Great Britain

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A series of lectures arranged by the University of London (Centre for courses in International Affairs) and the Institute of Bankers, November 1947 to March 1948. Contents: The Industrial Past, Impact of the War, Fuel and Power, Iron and Steel, Agriculture, Building, Inland Transport, Finance of Reconstruction, The Export Drive, Shipping, Textiles and Export, New Industrial Development and Export, Long-Term Finance of Enterprise, Industrial Change. xx, 208 pp. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. Top corners a little rubbed. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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The Edinburgh Review, or, Critical Journal for Oct 1804 to Jan 1805. [Association Copy, Temple House, Sligo, Ireland]

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Volume V. 513 pp + 1 pp ads. Contents include: Plan of National Improvement - to extend agriculture, fisheries and augment the Strength of the Empire; Jameson's System of Mineralogy, Espagne Moderne, Plowden's Historical Review of Ireland, Defence of the Slave Trade etc. Text very clean throughout. Binding sound. Armorial bookplate of Alex Perceval, Temple House, Sligo on fep. Bound in half tan leather with blue marbled boards. Gilt lettering and rule on spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. Overall condition VG.
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes by Several Hands

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Volume III only. 351 pp. A collection of poems by various authors including Pope, Thomson, Rev. Mr Pitt, and 'An Essay on Satire, Occasioned by the Death of Mr Pope' by John Brown. Engraved vignette on title page, 1 full-page engraving & 3 smaller engravings in text. Text clean throughout. Binding sound. Bound in full contemporary tan leather boards with gilt lettering on maroon and black spine labels. Five raised bands on spine with gilt decoration in panels. A little leather rubbed away at top and bottom of spine. Corners rubbed. Gilt tooling to edges of boards a little rubbed in places. Overall condition VG.
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