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The Half-Hour Painter

By: Crawshaw, Alwyn

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Guild: 1989

Seller ID: 042156

Condition: Very Good


Shows you how to observe and paint from nature when time is limited working through a number of landscape paintings in various mediums and sharing hints and tips on painting techniques. A very good clean hardback in a dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 128 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Contract Bridge for Everyone

By: Culbertson, Ely

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1960

Seller ID: 056318

Condition: Very Good


A brief instruction book on both fundamentals and advanced points - with digest of The New Official Laws. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 118 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Contract Bridge for Beginners

By: Culbertson, Josephine

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1950

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 056319

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition designed to explain the fundamental facts controlling the correct way to play contract bridge. Internally clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 195 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Popular Card Games

By: Dawson, Lawrence H

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bristol, Avon, W.D. & H.O. Wills: 1933

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 066160

Condition: Good


Some very well-known card games such as Poker, Rummy, Whist, Bridge are explained. But Bezique variations, Napoleon, Slippery Sam and other lesser known games are described. Embossed stamp to front cover and gilt to spine - 160 pages. Some foxing throughout. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Flying Model Helicopters : From Basics to Competition

By: Day, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: USA, Motorbooks International: 1986

Seller ID: 050640

ISBN: 0852428839

Condition: Very Good


A step-by-step programme from the first exercises through to advanced aerobatics, with comments on the requirements of the model itself, of value to all model helicopter fliers irrespective of their degree of expertise. A very good clean paperback illustrated with b/w photographs and diagrams. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Model Car Manual

By: Deason, G. H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, The Drysdale Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038339

Condition: Reading Copy


Internally clean copy with some light sunning to page edges. Boards show edgewear. Contents chapters cover : Elementary Working Models; Simple Continentals; M.G. Magnet; Working Scale Realism; Making a Rubber Driven Racer; A High-Speed Competition Car; Unorthodox Propellants; Building from Kits; Transmission; Fuel Tanks; Mechanically Controlled Models; Rail Track Racing. A good reading copy - 124 glossy pages including index plus a few adverts of the day. View more info

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Magic of the Masters

By: Delvin, Jack

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014647

ISBN: 0600362388

Condition: Very Good


Clean copy in price-clipped d/w. Reveals the secrets of many famous tricks - 239 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Collectors' Annual for 1904

By: East, Geo. E.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1905

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 066727

Condition: Good


A guide to Connoisseurs, Collectors, and others of the latest prices realised at auction. Clean, glossy copy - 152 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Complete Book of Radio-Controlled Models

By: Ellis, Chris

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Royston, Hertfordshire, Eagle Editions: 2000

Seller ID: 041106

ISBN: 1861603754

Condition: Very Good +


Comprehensive reference book with invaluable techniques and tips for the beginner and the more experienced enthusiast with hints for building, testing and operating your models. Clean, bright, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Bridge Tips And Test Hands : For Auction or Contract Players

By: England, Frank

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059868

Condition: Good


One of the best-known English players and authorities on the game reveals 100 hands and tips by means of which anyone can test his proficiency in playing the cards. Besides the value of testing their own handicap players will find that playing these hands is both fascinating and instructive. Clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 100 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Flags

By: Evans, I. O.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 064491

ISBN: 0723215286

Condition: Good


Aims not only to help the observer to recognise the most important of the world flags, but to increase his/her knowledge of flag-lore. Some faint sunning to spine else a clean square hardback with previous owner's sticker partially removed from front endpaper. 74 plates in colour plus 60 line drawings. 191 pages plus index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pre-Emptive Bidding

By: Ewen, Robert B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale & Company: 1976

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 056326

ISBN: 0709156014

Condition: Very Good


The acclaimed author once again produces a definitive work on a very important bridge technique. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 162 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Contract Bridge - How to Improve Your Technique

By: Ewen, Robert B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1977

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067360

ISBN: 070916033X

Condition: Very Good


The author deals with the more basic themes of bidding and play, for those with an elementary grasp of the game, who wish to improve their standards. Clean square copy in a price clipped d/w - 124pp including index. Edited by Albert Dormer. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Step-By-Step Guide to Tracing Your Ancestors

By: Field, D.M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Treasure Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026953

Condition: Very Good


The perfect introduction on how best to trace your ancestors, containing a wide variety of helpful facts including methods of obtaining information, what problems to expect and the relevant items to look for in old documents. A very good, clean copy. 64 pages including index. View more info

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Discovering Bird Watching

By: Flegg, Jim

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Aylesbury, Shire Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013541

ISBN: 0852631855

Condition: Near Fine


How to reap the fullest enjoyment from bird watching. No 155 in the Discovering series. 964pp. A clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Introduction to Ceramics

By: Flight, Graham; Peter

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New Jersey, NJ, USA, Prentice Hall: 1989

Seller ID: 042120

ISBN: 0134792475

Condition: Very Good


Provides a comprehensive course of instruction for the beginner and a useful reference book for the more experienced potter - it covers most aspects of ceramics from basic techniques to more creative skills with care taken to ensure that the work is progressive throughout and that the examples shown develop with the competence of the potter. A very good clean large format softcover illustrated with colour and b.w. photographs and diagrams. 344 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Grand Slam : An International Bridge Tournament Between the United Kingdom and the United States

By: Flint, Jeremy; Rimington, Derek ( Comments and Analysis By )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Feltham, Middlesex, Country Life Books: 1983

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 061336

ISBN: 0600368785

Condition: Very Good


Relates the story of the two teams that met in a country house in Gloucestershire to play the second televised match between the two countries. Narrated by Jeremy James. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 175 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Modern Bidding Systems in Bridge

By: Fox, G. C. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1973

Edition: Second Edition Revised and Updated

Seller ID: 056328

ISBN: 071390450X

Condition: Very Good


Complete survey of international systems. Fully revised edition of the work that has established itself as the most lucid and comprehensive survey of its kind. Clean, tight paperback with some light curl to covers - 424 pages including bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Official Encyclopedia of Bridge

By: Francis, Henry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Memphis, TN, USA, American Contract Bridge League:

Edition: Fifth Edition Revised

Seller ID: 049400

ISBN: 0943855489

Condition: Very Good


Newly revised hardback including the major changes in the game made since the fourth edition 10 years previously. Some light sunning to page edges else a square large format heavy copy in an unclipped d/w - 827 pages plus an extensive bibliography. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Bridge Club Guide to Britain and Ireland

By: Froggatt, Sue & Edmondson, Ruth

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Bisley, Mr Bridge: 1993

Seller ID: 017947

ISBN: 1852651261

Condition: Very Good


A guide to the various bridge clubs throughout Britain and Ireland - published in 1993. A very good clean paperback. 190 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info