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Thoroughbred Racing Stock

and its ancestors


second edition 556pp ills [some col.w.fold-out map at rear] VG (red cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,minor bumps and wear to extrems.,boards sl.shaky,tape stains to pastedowns,prelims.and edges sl.soiled o/w contents clean,te red,sl.shaky spine) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: allen & unwin london 1960

KEYWORDS: history thoroughbred racing sport horses equestrian breeding sport natural history lady wentworth


The Life and Letters of Sir Edmund Gosse


first edition 525pp ills. VG (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled w.minor scratch to cover,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,eps and edges sl.foxed,sl.shaky spine) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: heinemann london 1931

KEYWORDS: history biography sir edmund gosse evan charteris natural history


British Plant Life

new naturalist series


first edition 315pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (green cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.stained,unevenly sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,stamp to ffep,prelims.and edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: collins london 1948

KEYWORDS: history natural history botany w.b.turrill new naturalist series


Charley Gordon

an eminent victorian reassessed


first edition 320pp illus. (b/w) VG+ (brown cloth, sl bumps and wear to extrems, t.e. of boards sl sunned w. edges sl foxed, sl discolouration and foxing to ep.) in VG+ d/w (sl rubbed and soiled w. sl bumps to t.e., sl tape stain to upper and lower edges w. mod internal foxing and mod foxing to jacket flaps w, spine and hinge area mod sunned w. sl fading to front and rear covers)

PUBLISHER: allen lane london 1978

KEYWORDS: biography british empire colonial wars military history africa history gordon charley general trench charles chenevix


A Bespattered Page?

the internment of his majesty's 'most loyal enemy aliens'


first edition 282pp illus. (b/w, incl paintings by wilhelm jondorf and fred uhlman) VG+ (brown cloth, minor bumps and wear to extrems, sl foxing to t.e. of contents w. sl foxing and browning to e.p. and front paste down, spine sl cocked) in VG+ d/w (sl rubbed and soiled w. sl bumps and wear to extrems, 1.2cm closed tear with accompaning crease to upper edge of rear cover, minor crease to upper edge of front of cover, sl foxing to interior of d/w, spine sl sunned))

PUBLISHER: andre deutsch london 1980

KEYWORDS: history politics world war 2 prisoners of war great britain history stent ronald


South Africa

the union of south africa, rhodesia, and all other territories south of the zambesi


eighth edition, eleventh impression 522pp illus, (b/w, w. part col fold out map) VG (red cloth, publishers blind stamp to foot of corner of front board, gilt titling to spine, sl rubbed and soiled w. sl bumps and wear to extrems, boards sl sunned w. spine mod sunned, spine sl cocked and shaky two small closed tears to head of spine, paste action to f.e.p., sl foxing to prelims w. some paper seperation to gutter of rear of half title, starting sl at head but contents firm and stitching secure, pasteaction to rear f.e.p. w. sl foxing to e.p.s, minor paper seperation to upper gutter of e.p.s and but secure, t.e of contents red w. binding sl cracked) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: t. fisher unwin london 1917

KEYWORDS: south africa, british colony dutch history africa history travel geography


The Art Of War

from the age of napoleon to the present day


[first edition thus] 240pp illus, (b/w, diagrams) VG+ (black cloth, dealers label to front pastedown, sl foxing to t.e. of contents) in VG d/w (v. sl worm holes along lower flap hinge, minor closed tear to lower edge of rear cover, spine sl sunned, amateur plastic protective cover taped to rear of jacket)

PUBLISHER: oxford university press london 1961

KEYWORDS: military war battles armament strategy history alliances history nationlism falls c.


Military Uniforms Two

regiments of scotland


first edition [unpaged] illus, (col artwork) VG (pink dec paper wrappers, sl chipping to head of spine and hinge area w. several closed tears along upper edges of wrap around cover to paper wrappers, some sl wear to same edges and foot of spine and bottom edges, ffep appears to be missing, ephemera loosely inserte)

PUBLISHER: the ariel press london [1970]

KEYWORDS: military uniforms scottish history regimental dress history scotland highland clans, carman, w. y.


The Memoirs Of the Verney Family

volume 1; during the civil war volume 2; during the civil war volume 3; during the commonwealth 1650 to1660 volume 4; from the restoration to the revolution 1660 to 1696


4 vols [facsimile reprint edition] [first published 1892 by longmans, green] 362/454/493/510pp VG+ (grey cloth w. orange eps, dust jacket in plastic protection and taped to binding, sl tape stains to front and rear eps, sl browning to t.e. of contents) in VG+ d/w (in professional foldon book sleeves since new, covers v. sl sunned, v. small closed tear to t.e. of front cover on vol 3 and v. sl wear to head and foot of spine and hinge area to vol 4, some sl laminate bubbling to spine and hinge area of vol 4)

PUBLISHER: barnes & noble new york 1970

KEYWORDS: english history letters civil war sociology political history politics restoration revolution great britain verney frances verney margaret m


Hardwicke's Science-Gossip 1872-73

an illustrated medium of interchange and gossip for students and lovers of nature


first edition 288pp illus, (b/w, artwork, drawings and diagrams) VG (half black leather w. marbled boards and gilt dec. titling and bands to spine, sl wear to head and foot of spine and along hinges area w. minor surface loss, sl chipping to foot of spine w. splitting to upper and lower edges of front hinge and bottom of lower hinge w. minor detaching, boards v. sl rubbed w. sl wear along edges, mainly to bottom edges and corners w. some surface loss exposing interior texture of boards, that said the original boards and spine are in very nice condition, sl foxing in places to prelims and eps w. inconspicious owners signature to ffep, internal paper seperation to ffep gutter w. binding holding firm and only sl detachment at head and foot, sl crease to rear fep, edges of content red, v. sl foxing to some sections of contents, one leaf of contents detached and sl crumpled but no loss and inserted in correct location)

PUBLISHER: robert hardwicke london 1873

KEYWORDS: science anthropology natural history history geology biography scientists research


Naval History

volume 4,1990


first edition [contains 4 quarterlies for 1990] ills.[some col.] F in NF d/w (sl.bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: naval institute annapolis 1990

KEYWORDS: military history nautical naval history


The Land of the Hills and the Glens

wild life in iona and the inner hebrides


reprint 223pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (green cloth,sl.soiled w.sl.wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some v.minor foxing to contents,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: cassell london 1920

KEYWORDS: history geography scotland iona inner hebrides natural history seton gordon


The Emperor Julian


first edition 256pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (brown cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,eps and edges sl.foxed,spine cracked but tight) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed w.sl.creasing to hinges,sl.wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: weidenfeld and nicolson london [1975]

KEYWORDS: history emperor julian biography ancient history robert browning


Rubber:Natural and Synthetic


ex-lib first edition 491pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (green cloth,tape stains to boards and eps,sl.bumps to extrems.,paste action to eps,usual stamps and labels,spine cracked and sl.cocked) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and foxed,sunned spine,chipping to extrems.w.sl.loss to foot of front cover,8cm split to foot of upper hinge)

PUBLISHER: maclaren london 1954

KEYWORDS: history rubber natural history h.j.stern


Un Point Curieux des Moeurs Privees de la Grece


101/150 ltd.ed. 35pp.VG+ (marbled wraps,mod,worn and sunned,eps.browned,sl.foxing and soiling to contents,pgs.untrimmed)

PUBLISHER: athenes 1871

KEYWORDS: homosexuality greek history ancient history greek




first edition, ex lib, minimal markings, 187pp, VG (sl gumstains to eps & boards, v sl edge wear) d/w in plastic VG (v sl sunned rubbed & soiled)

PUBLISHER: Temple Smith, London, 1970

KEYWORDS: history study and teaching martin ballard schools black history twentieth century local american piaget project method examinations original sources classroom


The Story of New Zealand Jade


first edition 109pp ills.[b/w and col.] NF (tan cloth,owner's inscr.to ffep) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: collins auckland 1971

KEYWORDS: new zealand jade history natural history pearce


The God-Kings & The Titans

the new world ascendancy in ancient times


first edition 350pp VG+ (red vinyl, sl.bumps to extrems., annotation in pencil to contents page, spine cracked) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: hodder & stoughton london 1973

KEYWORDS: history archaeology anthropology ancient history geography james bailey



A Diary in Pictures


first edition ills.colour plates VG+ (beige cloth, sl.wear to top edge of boards,eps sl.foxed, front of d/w glued to ffep] lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: collins london 1963

KEYWORDS: art history diary autobiography history charlotte salmon


The Caves of The Earth - Mines and Mining


2 titles bound as 1 192pp/192pp VG (full leather w.gilt dec.stamps and owner's name in gilt to top board,red title label to spine,mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.w.some sl.losses,2cm split to foot of upper hinge,owner's inscr.to ffep,prelims.and content edges sl.soiled/foxed,marbled edges,spine cracked)

PUBLISHER: religious tract society london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history natural history caves mining geology

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