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Presentation Publication, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. White vellum binding with crisp gilt fancy borders onthe covers and decoration on the spine. The front cover has the H. B. Middleton's name in gilt in the centre. There is gilt decoration on the inside edges of covers as well and the book has marbled end papers. This is a personal presentation book which has been hand written and the red borders on each page have been hand painted. You can still see faint pencil lines used to regiment the text height. Each page is protected by its own tissue guard. The first inscriptionreads 'A list of past and present members of the Salisbury Diocesan Synod. Subscribing to a testimonial of silver, presented on the 12th of April 1893 by the Lord Bishop of the Diocese, to Hastings Burton Middleton Esq, on the occasion of having completed twenty one years of valuable services as its lay secretary. ' which is proceeded by the alphabetical listing of names. The Diocese of Salisbury is a Church of England dioce ... Read more

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ont> Whittaker and Co : London, 1841 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A sammelband of works by Frederika Bremer, Miss Sedgwick, and H. D. Inglis, nicely bound in a diced calf binding. All of these works besides 'Tales of Ardennes' are undated with no publisher information, with 'Tales of Ardennes' being dated at 1841 and published by Whittaker and Co. The works are by the same publisher and of similar date, as they are all uniform, with the same borders, and same two-columns per page. This sammelband contains; 'The H- Family', by Frederika Bremer, translated from Swedish. 'The Bondmaid. To Which is Added, Axel and Anna; or, A Correspondence Between Two Stories of the Same House', by Frederika Bremer, translated from Swedish. 'The President's Daughters. A Narrative of a Governess', by Frederika Bremer, translated from Swedish. 'Strife and Peace: or, Scenes in Norway', by Frederika Bremer, translated from Swedish. 'The Linwoods; or, 'Sixty Years Since ... Read more

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H.M.S.

Klaxon

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London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1918 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First edition.. A first edition of Klaxon's collection of naval yarns. Signed by the author on the title page. John Graham Bower, (18861940), an officer in the Royal Navy, wrote fiction and essays under the pseudonym 'Klaxon'. Condition: In a blue cloth binding with illustration to front board and gilt title detailing to spine. Externally, generally very smart with just minor shelfwear only; bumping to extremities, a little rubbing to the spine, and a few marks. The hinges have been reinforced. Internally, the binding is strained in places. The pages are bright and clean, with some discolouration to the endpapers and spotting to the fore-edge. There is a personal ink copperplate inscription to the front free endpaper, and the author's signature to the title page. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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/font> Macmillan : London, 1991 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first UK editions of Sue Grafton's popular alphabet murder crime novels, featuring the California private investigator Kinsey Millhone. The first UK editions of these works. In two volumes. In the original unclipped dustwrappers. 'H' is for Homicide' sees Kinsey Millhone go uncover to try and break up an insurance fraud ring in Los Angeles. 'I' is for Innocence' sees Kinsey Millhone fired, and soon hired by her attorney to solve a case, investigating the murder of an estranged wife. Written by Sue Grafton, who is best known for this influential and popular series of detective novels, known as the 'alphabet series'. She started writing her detective novels after a bitter divorce and custody battle, which resulted in Grafton imagining ways to kill or maim her ex-husband, providing inspiration for this detective series. Sadly, Grafton died before she was able to finish the series, writing a total of twenty-five ... Read more

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London - Cassell and Company Ltd, 1952 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. An illustrated naval story by Nicholas Monsarrat. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with many colour illustrations by James Holland. Condition: In a decorative navy cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart, with just some slight warping to the front board. Dustwrapper is sound, though with some edgewear and some marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED in a GOOD dustwrapper..

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88 -Kjobenhavn - C. A. Reitzels Forlag, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early work of the notable Danish botanist, providing a guide to the flora of his native land. Johan Lange had a distinguished academic career in Denmark, eventually becoming a professor of the Royal Vetinary and Agricultural University. Hetravelled throughout Europe and Greenland, undertaking wide botanical studies wherever he visited. The Haandbog was originally published in 1851. Lange went on to publish numerous other suchstudies, such as Conspectus Florae Groenlandicae, and Prodromus Florae Hispanicae, dealing with Greenland and Spain respectively. Condition: In quarter morocco. Externally with some rubbing to the spine and some marking to the boards. Internally generally clean and bright throughout, and generally firmly bound. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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London - James Blackwood and co, 1870 Book. Good. Hardcover. An interesting companion guide on animals and birds. With eight full plateillustrations of various animals and birdsthroughout. Collated, complete. Captain Thomas Brown was a British naturalist and malacologist. This guide includes information on several amphibious animals, monkeys, pouched animals, as well as various birds from grouse to owl and song birds. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt stamped detailing to spine and front board. Externally, worn. Cloth has faded with handling marks to boards and spine. Loss to head of spine and backstrip is lifting at head. Prior owner's ink signature to front pastedown illegible due to front endpaper adhering to pastedown. W. H Smith and Co blind stamp to front pastedown. Internally, binding is tender in places, otherwise generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with scattered spots throughout. Prior owner's pencil drawings to the margins of first few pages as well as some annot ... Read more

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Hadyn's

Benjamin Vincent.

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/SPAN>By Benjamin Vincent., 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Cloth bound with red leather spine label and gilt lettering. Complete with tables of the contemporary European sovereigns, andpopulations of the world, and all other entries listed alphabetically. Condition: The binding is firm and both covers are attached. The front inner hingeis strained but holding. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some bumping of the corners and to the top and tail of the spine. There is also a stain to the corner of the front board. Internally the book isclean and bright throughout apart from some isolated spots. There is an ink inscription dated 1900 to the title page..

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ONT>, 1873 Book. Hardcover. The fourteenth edition of Benjamin Vincent's popular reference work. Haydn's Dictionary began with Joseph Timothy Haydn, a compiler of dictionaries. His first publication of the Dictionary of Dates was in 1841. Following his death, his legacy and dictionaries continued, editedby Benjamin Vincent. No date to title page, dated frompreface (Aug. 1873). This text is a renovation of Vincent's prior editions of the Dictionary. To the preface he states that the present edition contains one third more matter than the 1853 publication. 'Thenewfeatures includeChronologicalTables at the beginning ofthevolume, innumerable literary, scientific,topographical and geographical facts inserted in the body of the work and a DatedIndex. 'Benjamin Vincent was thelibrarian and assistant secretary of the Royal Institution. Prior to his appointments at the RoyalInstitution he worked as a translator and editorforboth Gilbert and Rivington the publishers. Condition: In a full tree cal ... Read more

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London - Watts and Co., 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce Rationalist Press Assocation publication of McCabe's defence of Ernst Haeckel. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Issued for the Rationalist Press Assocation, Limited. Direct from the Widdrington library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with Bertram FitzherbertWiddrington's armorial bookplate to the front pastedown and ink signature to the front free-endpaper. Joseph McCabe, 1867-1955, was a freethinker and rationalist. McCabe worked as a freelance writer and speaker, and he became the most industrious and influential campaigner in the freethought movement throughout the English-speaking world. . . Although McCabe ended his long life in virtual isolation and relative poverty, he was widely recognized as the most formidable British opponent of religion in general and of Roman Catholicism in particular, as well as of other forms of superstition, during the first half of the twentieth century -O ... Read more

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ont> Superintendent Government Printing : Bihar and Orissa, Patna, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce collection of short stories by Ferdinand Hahn, with the translation and additional notes by A. Grignard. A collection of short stories being the Oraon Tales and Stories. The work features a series of 41 stories, alongside several religious myths, poems and additional works. Among the stories included in this work titles include: The Simpleton, The Faithful Wife, The Vermilion and Marriage, The Enchanted Land, The Little Girl and the Witch, Why Jackals are no Farmers. In the publisher's original cloth binding. The copy features both the original work and the English translations. Condition: In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally bumped to the head and tail of the spine, and also to the extremities. Loss to the cloth to the extremities. Dampstaining to the front and rear boards. Pencil marks to the front board. Light spotting to the front and rear endpapers. Internally firm ... Read more

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Half Hours in the Deep

various authors

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London - James Nisbet and Co., Limited, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Half Hours in the Deep The Nature and Wealth of the Sea is a collection of natural history writings by various authorsfrom the series:The Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature, and Science for Young Readers. With numerous illustrations. A prize presentation copy with abindingfor Wilson's Grammar School, Camberwell with bookplate to front pastedown dated 1902. Bound by Bickers and Son, with binder's stamp to verso of front free endpaper. Condition: In an armorial calf binding. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities and the odd slight mark to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight scattered foxing, predominantly to first and last pages and endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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ont> Frederick Warne and Co : London, 1872 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated copy of Charles Knight's collection of important pieces by historical authors, collected here in short sections to be read in half an hour. Complete in two volumes. A collection of excerpts from various influential British authors throughout history. Divided into what is intended to be half-hour sections, with the intention of the work being read over a year. Volume I with a frontispiece, and one plate. Volume II with a frontispiece, and one plate. Edited by Charles Knight, a publisher and author who contributed to 'The Penny Cyclopaedia', and 'The Penny Magazine'. Label to the front pastedown of Volume I, 'Royal Naval School. This volume was presented to P. J. Huggind, as a prize for proficiency in Germany, 1st class - 1873, E. M. Slater, Headmaster'. Undated, dated from Copac from a copy held at the National Trust. Condition: In a prize binding from the Royal Naval School. Externally, general ... Read more

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Half Hours of English History

Charles Knight (Editor)

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ont> Frederick Warne and Co : London, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of lectures on English history from the popular 'Half Hours' series. Undated, dated from Copac. This is a Victorian work aimed at young readers. Edited by Charles Knight, a popular English publisher, editor and author. He regularly contributed to 'The Penny Magazine', 'The Penny Cyclopaedia' and 'The English Cyclopaedia'. Condition: In a contemporary half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, very smart with light rubbing to the spine and to the extremities. Patches of light rubbing to the boards. A few marks to the joints. Bumping to the board extremities. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Scattered spots to the first and last few pages as well as to the foredge. Otherwise, just the odd spot to pages. Overall Condition: Very Good.

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Half Hours in Air and Sky

The Half Hour Library

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London - James Nisbet and Co., 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An educational study on the air and sky. Illustrated with numerous vignettes throughout. Aimed at younger readers, from the Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science series. In a Relfe Brothers binding. With discussions on clouds, rain, wind, thunderstorms, and space. Condition: In a full calf prizebinding with gilt stapming to boards and spine. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the spine. Loss to spine label. Prize bookplate from Eversley School Southwold on Sea awarded Christmas Term 1910. Binder's stamp to verso of front endpaper, Relfe Brothers Limited. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are bright with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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Half Hours In Woods and Wilds

The Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science, For Young Readers.

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London - Ibister Ltd., 1875 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Illustrated, educational bookdescribing the scientific conditions and naturein woodland throughout the world. Aimed at younger readers, from the Half Hour Library series. With numerous full page illustrations and several vignettes of the animals, of the woods. Condition: In a full calf prize binding. Externally, generally smart. Some rubbing to joints as well as the spine. Some small marks to rear board. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Binders stamp to verso of front endpaper indicates an Allman and Son binding. Both hinges are starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages areverybright and clean. Overall, VERY GOOD INDEED..

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London - James Nisbet & Co. Limited, 1904 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A beautifully bound travel book on Naval Adventure. From the Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature, and Science for Young Readers. With numerous black and white illustrations. Condition: In a blue rowan leather binding with gilt embellishment to the spine and front board. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. There is a prizewinner's bookplate to the recto of front free end papers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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London - James Nisbet and Co. Ltd, 1900 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this geographical study of the plains of North America. Part of the Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science for Young Readers. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette engravings. Bound by Bickers and Son (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Condition: In an armorial tree calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally, smart, with just some slight rubbing to the extremities. Front joint starting slightly. Internally, firmly bound. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are bright and quite clean, with just a few scattered patches of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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Half a Hero

Anthony Hope

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London - A. D. Innes and Co., 1894 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early edition od Anthony Hope's Half a Hero. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Although he was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels, he is remembered best for only two books: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its sequel Rupert of Hentzau (1898). These works, minor classics of English literature, are set in the contemporaneous fictional country of Ruritania and spawned the genre known as Ruritanian romance. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There ia mild wear to the extremities, including bumping and some marks. Internally the pages are clean and bright with spotting on the first and last couple of pages. There is a closed tear measuring 2. 5cm on page 73. There is a booksellers stamp on the front free endpaper. Overall the condition is very good..

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Half the Seas Over

Clifford W. Collinson

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London - Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1933 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). An account of a journey from Britain through Canada, Alaska, Honolulu, Japan and China to Australia by Clifford W. Collinson. With 64 illustrations and 12 maps. Signed by the author to the half title page. Condition: In a blue cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. There is some minor damage to the top and tail of the spine. Spine is sunned. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown. There is also an author's inscription to the half title page, dated 1933. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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