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Thin Lizzy; the Boys are Back, the True Story by Thompson, Dave

London: Abstract Sounds Books Ltd, 2010. No dustwrapper (as issued), the tiniest bit of scuffing to spine ends and corners of cover, otherwise a very good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Based originally on a previously unpublished interview wi...

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£250.00


The Four-Minute Smiler: The Derek Ibbotson Story by O'Connor, Terry

London: Stanley Paul, 1960. Ex library copy with number label on spine of dustwrapper and remains of a paper label on back panel of same. Some creasing to edges of unclipped dustwrapper, shelf-wear to bottom edge of green boards, old sellotape marks to ...

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£50.00


The Prehistoric Paintings of the Porto Badisco Cave by Graziosi, Paolo

Florence: Origines: Studi e Materiali Pubblicati a cura dell'Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protoistoria, 1996. A very good clean tight copy in similar dustwrapper of this hard-cover book. Originally published in Italian in 1980 as ''Le pi...

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£80.00


Big Game Shooting in Nepal (With leaves from the Maharajah's Sporting Diary) by Smythies, E A

Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co (1933) Ltd., 1942. Original (not facsimile) dustwrapper has a 3 inch tear to the top right-hand corner of front panel and a smaller, 2 inch one at the top end of spine, and some smaller tears and creasing to the edges of ...

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£400.00


A Tower of Skulls: a Journey Through Persia and Turkish Armenia by Reitlinger, Gerald

London: Duckworth, 1932. No dustwrapper, minor bumping to spine ends of gray cloth-covered boards and slight fading to spine strip, but black titles thereon are still clear. An old owner's name and date (1936) on f/ep, otherwise a good clean tight co...

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£100.00


No Cure, No Pay: The Story of Salvage at Sea by Williams, Mark

London: Hutchinson Benham, 1978. Quite a few small tears to the edges of unclipped dustwrapper, minor wear to spine ends and corners of green cloth-covered boards, the book smells faintly of being kept in a shed, also the covers are bowed. Otherwise, sti...

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£120.00


Sans Peur: The History of the 5th (Caithness and Sutherland) Battalion, the Seaforth Highlanders, 1942-1945 by Borthwick, Alastair

Stirling: Eneas Mackay, 1946. Dustwrapper has quite a lot of creasing and tears to edges, a 1.5" tear to the top left-hand side of dustwrapper spine, lower portion of back panel has been torn away. Some bumping to spine ends and corners of green boards, ...

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£200.00


The Kriegsmarine: Uniforms and Traditions, Volume 2 by Angolia, John R; & Schlicht, Adolf

San Jose, California: R James Bender Publishing, 1991. Volume 2. No dustwrapper (as issued). Minor scuffing to spine ends and corners, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. The second in the authors' three-part series on unifo...

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£75.00


L'Iconografia del Carro da Guerra in Siria e Palestina by Amadasi, Maria Giulia

Rome: Universita di Roma, 1965. Ex university library copy with labels on the spine, some wear to the spine ends and corners of boards, paper labels inside front board and on f/ep, ink stamp on title page, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-co...

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£25.00


The Gesture Language of the Hindu Dance by La Meri

New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. Slipcase is quite worn, with the lower side being missing, the top part of inner (closed) side torn, and wear to the corners of the outer (open) side. The book itself has minor bumping to spine ends and corners,...

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£95.00


Corpus of Celtic Finds in Hungary Volume 1: Transdanubia 1 by Kovacs, Tibor (editor)

Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1987. Minor creasing to the top edge of dustwrapper, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book, being volume 1 in the publisher's ''Corpus of Celtic Finds in Hungary'' series. T...

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£50.00


Savrola: a Tale of the Revolution in Laurania by Churchill, Winston Spencer

London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1900. No dustwrapper, some bumping and minor shelf-wear to spine ends and corners of blue cloth-covered boards, binding just starting to split at the page between the black free front endpaper and the half-title, which ha...

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£500.00


Igbo Masks: The Oneness of Ritual and Theatre by Enekwe, Onuora Ossie

Lagos, Nigeria: Department of Culture, 1987. Some wear to outer edges of cover, but no creasing to the spine of this soft-cover book. A ''Nigeria Magazine'' publication, this book deals with the use of masks in traditional drama of the Ig...

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£120.00


Sebastiano Del Piombo by Hirst, Michael

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1981. Ex university (Royal College of Art) library copy with paper label inside front board and bar-code label on f/ep, ink stamp on f/ep; minor creasing to top edge of unclipped dustwrapper, book smells a bit musty ...

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£500.00


The Art of Angling: Confirmed by actual Experience; with Several Recent Discoveries to Which is Added Nobb's Complete Troller; Also Diagnostics of the Weather with or Without the Barometer. by Best, Thomas

London: Baldwin, Craddock & Joy, 1822. This is the eleventh edition, revised, corrected and rearranged. Covers fresh water fishing for perch, tench, trout, salmon etc. Also fishing rods, bait and the types of and flies - real or artificial etc. Wit...

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£100.00


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