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Schoolgirls' Story Book

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 009483

Condition: Very Good


1920's girls story book. School-Prize inscription to ffep dated 1928. A very good clean copy printed on thick paper. Colour frontis + 2 half tone plates + numerous b.w. drawings to the text. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Seaside and Sand

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 028522

Condition: Very Good


8 pages booklet containing children's rhymes. Sewn paper wrappers. Undated but previous owner's details at top of first page dated December 1920. Illustrated in colour and b&w. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Wreck Of The Wager and Subsequent Adventures of Her Crew

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 029280

Condition: Good


Narratives of The Hon. John Byron and of his fellow-midshipman Isaac Morris. Some odd spotting to pages and linen tape re-inforcement to hinges. Undated - Circa 1920's. Red boards with blind stamped decoration. 192 pages. View more info

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The Graphic Reader Third Book

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, William Collins:

Seller ID: 034916

Condition: Reading Copy


Red cloth covers are soiled/stained but internally text block is clean. Colour frontis of "Uncle George's Tiger Story" + numerous b.w. illustrations to the text. A children's school text book with written exercises and spelling tests to the rear. 221 pages. Undated circa 1920's View more info

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Christmas Songs & Carols New & Old Sacred & Secular

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, J.B. Cramer & Co:

Seller ID: 036684

Condition: Very Good


Slim volume containing carols with both voice and piano music. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated Xmas 1920. Carols include A Virgin Most Pure, The Boar's Head, Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning, Christ the Lord is Born This Day, Christians Awake etc. 46 pages. Some fading to covers else a very good clean hardback. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Her Own Way

By: Armstrong, Frances

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 009505

Condition: Good


Clean, bright copy in d/w which shows only slight signs of wear & tear and small loss to base of spine. 260 pages. Undated circa 1920's. A novel for schoolgirls. Part of the Collins' Boys & Girls Library series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Quality Street : A Comedy in Four Acts

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: Uniform Edition

Seller ID: 036596

Condition: Good +


Part of The Plays of J.M.Barrie Series circa mid 1920's. Good, clean copy with no annotation to text - 143 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Coming Age and the Catholic Church - a Forecast

By: Barry, Monsignor Canon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015936

Condition: Good


Purple cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Spine ends have faded where jacket has small losses. 247pp. Foxed. "A Catholic Renaissance is at hand, and here is its charter set forth with charm clearness and charm". View more info

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John Betjeman: Coming Home: An Anthology of His Prose 1920-1977

By: Betjeman, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065688

ISBN: 0413717100

Condition: Very Good


Perfect selection of some of Betjeman's most beautiful prose gathering together over four decades of writing bout buildings, townscape and landscape, along with appreciations of writers, artists and architects. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 537 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mrs. Strang's Annual for Girls

By: Brazil, Angela; Gaunt, Mary Rhoades, Esmee et al

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milton/Oxford University Press:

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 064980

Condition: Good


1920/30s Children's annual with a variety of contributors. Generally, a good, clean copy with darkening to final page - 168 pages. Some fraying/small loss to spine end. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Bohemian Girl Opera

By: Bunn, Alfred; Balfe, M. W.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Chappell & Co:

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 055587

Condition: Good


Musical score for the grand opera in three parts written by Alfred Bunn and composed by M.W. Balfe. Publisher's stamp over 'War Price' to title page. No date though Xmas gift inscription to ffep dd 1920. Good clean copy - 231 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Glasgow Girls : Women in Art and Design 1880-1920

By: Burkhauser, Jude ( Edited By )

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Canongate Books: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 066641

ISBN: 086241413X

Condition: Very Good


Brings together the varied research of 18 scholars in one volume. Autobiographical accounts of each artist are complemented by chapters on the social history of the era and the decorative arts movement. Clean, glossy, large format softcover - 261 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Infinitesimal Calculus - Section I

By: Carey, F.S.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1920

Edition: New Impression

Seller ID: 038210

Condition: Good


1920's Higher School Certificate maths text book. A good clean hardback. 144 pages + answers. Part of the Longmans' Modern Mathematical Series. View more info

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A Geography of the British Isles

By: Davies, A. Morley

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034911

Condition: Very Good


1920's school Geography text book. 358 pages including index. Part of Macmillan's Practical Modern Geography series. A very good clean hardback copy. View more info

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Oh, Play That Thing

By: Doyle, Roddy

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031770

ISBN: 0224074369

Condition: Very Good


Clean bright copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. First edition with complete number line 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. The middle volume of The Last Roundup trilogy in which Henry Smart is now a young man and living in New York in the 1920's. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Oliver Cromwell (SIGNED COPY)

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065586

Condition: Good


SIGNED in black pen on the front endpaper with the following verse from the play 'His flocks, his barns, his gear he made/ His daily diligence,/ Nor counted all his earnings paid/ In Pockets full of pence.' John Drinkwater London February 1920. Pink cloth boards have faded at edges and spine strip. Endpapers have darkened. Previous owner's name in pencil dated 1921 on front pastedown. Odd foxing spot to foredge, but text block is clean. Binding square and tight. 80 pages. View more info

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Browning Background and Conflict

By: Duckworth, F.R.G.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: USA, Archon Books: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052215

Condition: Very Good


The first part considers the interest and criticism aroused by Browning in three decades 1850-59, 1890-99 and 1920-29. The second part presents Duckworth's own view that Browning's life and work was governed by a conflict in his personality and his poetry. Square tight hardback in dustwrapper which is sunned to spine and edges. 219 pages including index. View more info

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The Human Geographies Secondary Series Book III Euro-Asia

By: Fairgrieve, J. & Young, Ernest

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son: 1929

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 034901

Condition: Good


Secondary school Geography text book written in the 1920's. Contains numerous maps and illustrations. 344 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Handbook of World War II : An Illustrated Chronicle of the Struggle for Victory

By: Farrington, Karen

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Abbeydale Press: 2001

Seller ID: 040170

ISBN: 1861470843

Condition: Near Fine


Shows exactly how the war took shape, from its beginnings in the confused politics of the 1920's and 30's to its apocalyptic end in the ruined and shattered cities of Germany and Japan in 1945. A clean, crisp copy which appears unread. Illustrated with bw photographs. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Passage to India

By: Forster, E. M.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Marshall Cavendish: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066565

Condition: Very Good


Set in 1920's India this famous novel brings to light the racial tensions between the indigenous Indian population and the British Raj, when a white Englishwoman accuses an Indian Doctor she has befriended of attempted rape. Very good clean hardback in leatherette covers. 312 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info