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The Annual Charities Register and Digest Sixtieth Edition 1953

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Butterworth: 1953

Seller ID: 048621

Condition: Very Good


A good clean copy in stiff board covers. 395 pages + charity adverts. View more info

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Who's Who 1983

By: N/A

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1983

Seller ID: 053271

ISBN: 0713622806

Condition: Very Good


An annual biographical dictionary in which are incorporated "men and women of the time". One hundred and thirty fifth issue. Title page is lightly creased. Internally clean and bright. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Speeches and Toasts - How to Make and Propose Them

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co:

Edition: New Edition Revised

Seller ID: 054199

Condition: Good


With chapters on Hints to Speakers; The Chairman and His Duties; Royal Personages and patriotic Toasts; The Empire Dominions' Ecclesiastical and Political' The Legislature; Legal; Social Toasts (weddings, christenings, birthdays, coming of age etc) Sporting Toasts; Miscellaneous Toasts and Speeches. Foxed to endpapers and page edges otherwise a square, tight hardback. 190 pages. Undated but printed during the reign of George V. View more info

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Book-Auction Records : Volume 31, Part I

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Henry Stevens Son & Stiles: 1933

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 055905

Condition: Good


A Priced and Annotated Quarterly Record of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow & Dublin Book-Auctions for the records of the first quarter of the auction season 1933-34. Includes numerous advertisements of the day with some minor annotation - 585 pages. Light shelfwear to boards and sunning to spine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The National and Universal Illustrated Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Milner & Company:

Seller ID: 066429

Condition: Good


Based upon the methods of Webster, Jognson, Walker, Worcester, Kenrick, Scott, Sheridan, Perry, Bailey, Nares, Elphinstone, &c. The best manner of pronunciation ever published. Illustrated with upwards of 200 engravings. Circa 1900s. Good clean copy with light sunning to spine - 336 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Familiar Things - A Cyclopaedia of Entertaining Knowledge Vol II

By: N/A

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co: 1852

Seller ID: 066971

Condition: Good


Rubbing to leather at edges and corners, marbled boards. Occasional odd blemish to text block but generally a good clean copy. 378 pages. The familiar things described include:- A Loaf of Bread; Coals and Coal Mines; Hats and Caps; A Cup of Cocoa; Gutta Percha; Locks and Keys; Bees and their Hives etc. This is Volume II ONLY. View more info

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The Official Guide to Dunstable and District with Local Directory : 1940-1941

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: 1940

Edition: War Edition

Seller ID: 067085

Condition: Reading Copy


Wartime edition of the ever popular Guide and Directory for the Bedfordshire Town and surrounds. Stapled (rusty) booklet in somewhat tatty paper wraps. Generally a clean, glossy copy with some pages dog-eared. Contains a host of local advertisers and facts and figures. The street directory lists the numbers of the houses along with the main occupant. Lists include Mayors, Borough Magistrates, JPs, Clubs, Schools, Local Institutions etc. 159 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Allen's Authentication of Later Chinese Porcelain (1796AD-1999AD)

By: Allen, Anthony J.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Allen's Enterprises: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066655

ISBN: 0473065827

Condition: Very Good


Follows on from Allen's Introduction to Later Chinese Porcelain in a more detailed examination of aspects of dating - providing even the novice collector or dealer with information, dating techniques and illustrations, which otherwise would take years to learn. Heavy, large format hardback in a d/w showing some shelfwear & internally repaired tear. Clean, glossy copy - 264 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Allen's Introduction to Later Chinese Porcelain

By: Allen, Anthony J.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Allen's Enterprises: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066656

ISBN: 0473038366

Condition: Good


Written with the interests of novice collectors and dealers in mind, superbly illustrated in colour throughout, with each of the introductory chapters concluding with suggestions for further reading, thus providing a fast but solid grounding for the primary focus of the book: dating of later Chinese porcelains. Heavy, large format hardback in a d/w showing some shelfwear & tear with loss to rear cover and some blemishes confined to page margins. Bright, glossy copy - 222 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Carriage Clocks : Their History and Development

By: Allix, Charles

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066732

ISBN: 0902028251

Condition: Very Good


Unravels the history, development, manufacture and the multi-national nature of this fascinating but unexplored area of horology. Heavy, large volume work in an unclipped d/w. Clean, glossy copy - 483 pages, including a general index and an index of plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Langley's Type Charts : Showing Specimens of Some of the Types in Use at the Euston Press

By: Anon

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Langley & Sons, Ltd, the Euston Press:

Seller ID: 011571

Condition: Good


95 pages in decorated cloth boards with laid on titles. Internally clean & bright. This book of type charts consists of sections printed between WW1 & WW2 and sections printed in 1952 previously shown in the past as supplements but now bound in one volume for convenience. Large book showing some bowing. A very nice copy of this hard to find title. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dictionary of Quotations

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012102

ISBN: 1859800009

Condition: Good


Contains over 10,500 quotations ordered alphabetically by person and indexed by key words. Large format paperback - 586 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pocket World Facts

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, Automobile Association: 2000

Edition: Revised and Reprinted

Seller ID: 012822

ISBN: 074952376X

Condition: Near Fine


Pocket encyclopedia. Clean, unread copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The National Illustrated Dictionary

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Syndicate Publishing Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015370

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 562 pages. Blind stamped titles to front cover and gilt and decoration to spine. View more info

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Active Dictionary (Collins Cobuild Series)

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Collins CoBUILD: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019934

ISBN: 0007158017

Condition: As New


The 6,000 English words that learners really need to know. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Grants Register 2006 : The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide

By: Anon

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, Palgrave MacMillan:

Edition: Twenty-fourth Edition

Seller ID: 022798

ISBN: 1403921253

Condition: As New


Authoritative and comprehensive guide to postgraduate grants and professional funding worldwide. Updated annually to ensure accurate information. Lists 3,700 awards from 47 countries. Heavy volume still in publisher's shrink wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 023046

ISBN: 0192800035

Condition: Good


A good clean second-hand copy which has some rubbed patches to front cover where stickers have been removed. 20,000 abbreviations and definitions compiled from a wide range of sources. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Writers' and Artists' Year Book 1968

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1968

Seller ID: 027370

Condition: Very Good


A directory of writers, artists, playwrights, writers for film, radio and television, photographers and composers. Sixty-first year of Issue. 463 pages. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Spine strip has faded slightly. A very good, clean copy. View more info

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Collins College Dictionary

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1995

Seller ID: 028876

ISBN: 0004709012

Condition: Near Fine


Square, tight copy bound in plastic covers. A comprehensive modern dictionary containing over 68,000 references. View more info

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The Burke's Peerage World Book of Jarvises

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: England, Halbert's Family Heritage: 1998

Seller ID: 030584

Condition: Good


Written to help the individual identify and communicate with living members of his or her family. Includes names and addresses of Jarvises around the world. Good, clean, large format paperback with light signs of shelf wear. Next post dispatch. View more info