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The Battery and the Boiler

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 066991

Condition: Good


Adventures in laying of submarine electric cables. Some odd, light foxing else a good, clean copy with light tanning to page margins. Not dated. School prize-plate to front pastedown dd 1913-1914. Some rubbing to cloth at edges of boards with blind lettering and decoration to cover and elaborate gilt block and decoration to spine - 420 pages + publisher's adverts. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Over the Rocky Mountains or Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 059721

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback with some slight foxing to page edges. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate on front endpaper dated March 1913. 122 pages. B.W frontis. Set during the time of the Gold Rush - Will Osten returns from his travels to discover that his father has died and that he has been left a property in California. View more info

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The Lighthouse : The Story of a Great Fight Between Man and the Sea

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Edition: Thirty-Second Thousand

Seller ID: 064115

Condition: Good


Well-researched novel recording the never-ending battle between land and sea. Some odd, light foxing else a good, clean copy with light tanning to page margins. Not dated. School prize-plate to front pastedown dd 1905. Some mottling to the green boards with blind lettering and decoration to cover and elaborate gilt block and decoration to spine - 405 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Young Trawler - a Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 044447

Condition: Good


Victorian novel written to give some idea of the life led by deep-sea trawlers fishing the North Sea. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 407pp + publisher's adverts. Undated but circa 1900's. Frontis + 4 b&w illustrations and vignette title. Top edge a little dusty. Previous owner's details erased from front endpaper. An attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. View more info

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Shadowheart: Legends of the Raven

By: Barclay, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 2003

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 022535

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy - 421 pages. Some signs of shelf life with corner bumps and slight sunning to page edges. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Patriots

By: Barlow, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1961

Seller ID: 061872

Condition: Very Good


Acclaimed novel telling the story of war veterans struggling to adjust to civilian life and drifting into a life of crime. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 383 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Patriots

By: Barlow, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058003

Condition: Very Good


Novel about two ex-paratroopers who meet in prison and plan a train robbery. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper designed by BIRO. Rear blank endpaper creased. Small previous owner's sticker under front flap. 390 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Setting the Desert on Fire : T. E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916-18

By: Barr, James

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066197

ISBN: 0747579865

Condition: Very Good


Groundbreaking work which tells the full story of the revolt made legendary by Lawrence in Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 362 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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She's Had a Baby-And I'm Having a Meltdown: What Every New Father Needs to Know About Marriage, Sex, and Diapers

By: Barron, James Douglas

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Quiller Press: 1999

Seller ID: 019045

ISBN: 068816823X

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of lightest shelf wear. A new father's survival guide. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Beard on Pasta

By: Beard, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048763

ISBN: 071812393X

Condition: Very Good


Everything you need to know about good pasta - making it, cooking it, saucing it, stuffing it and serving it with numerous recipes for every mood. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper with slight fading to spine. 205 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Merry Christmas Cookbook (Christmas Keepsakes Ser.)

By: Beilenson, Evelyn L. (editor)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Peter Pauper Press, Incorporated: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006032

ISBN: 0880888547

Condition: Fine


Stocking filler sized Christmas gift cookbook with recipes including Appetizers such as Oysters Rockefeller, Entrees - Standard Rib Roast, Roast Turkey & Roast Goose, Salads & Vegetables, and Desserts including Southern Pecan Pie, Danish Apple Cake and Christmas Log. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Before the Throne

By: Bellars, William (written and compiled by)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1958

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 067063

Condition: Very Good


Clean, pocket-sized copy intended for the use of the ordinary, fairly educated sons and daughters of the Church. Preface by Arthur James Mason - 242 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Food and Drink Police : America's Nannies, Busybodies and Petty Tyrants

By: Bennett, James T.; DiLorenzo, Thomas J.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Somerset, NJ, USA, Transaction Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 026510

ISBN: 1560003855

Condition: As New


An examination of the efforts of government agencies and private organisations to regulate the dietary habits and choices of private citizens. Still in shrink-wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Text-Book of Physiology - General, Special and Practical Part I - General Physiology

By: Bennett, John Hughes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Thin: 1870

Seller ID: 057704

Condition: Reading Copy


This is Part One only - covering Chemistry of the Tissues; General Histology; Physical Properties of the Tissues. Good clean copy with a couple of bubbles to the cloth on the front board. Faded gilt lettering to spine. Previous owner's name and date on front endpaper. Some occasional annotation to blank notes pages throughout the book and occasional underlining to text. 186 pages + blank pages for notes and 8 b/w plates with notes. View more info

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The Historians' History of the United States - Two Volume Set

By: Berky, Andrew, S. & Shenton, James P.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 051386

Condition: Very Good


Focuses on the pivotal events of American history and the historians who recorded the events- who told the truth as they interpreted it thus offering the reader the American story through American eyes. Two volume set - both volumes very clean in dustwrappers which have faded to spine strips and with volume I having small tear to spine strip. Presented in a grey slipcase which has been reinforced with tape. 1384 pages including index - in two volumes. View more info

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Anointing : Christ's Healing Touch

By: Bertram, Fr. Jerome

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Catholic Truth Society: 2004

Seller ID: 052535

ISBN: 1860822312

Condition: Near Fine


Small, thin 55 page booklet in which Fr Jerome looks at the history and development of the Sacrament from its origins in the letter of James to its use today as a real encounter with the healing power of Christ and his Church. Clean bright copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Britain Salutes New York 1983

By: Bishop, James (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, The Illustrated London News: 1983

Edition: Souvenir Edition

Seller ID: 049580

Condition: Very Good


Official programme celebrating the 200th anniversary of the signature of the treaty of Paris which finally brought an end to the War of Independence. Clean, large format copy with a typed itinerary of what is believed Paul Channon's programme. 108 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Dreaming of Samarkand

By: Booth, M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053067

ISBN: 009173813X

Condition: Very Good


Novel describing the relationship between the poet James Elroy Flecker and T.E. Lawrence. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 308 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1991

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 027115

Condition: Very Good


Edited by John Canning. Considered the greatest biography in the English language about the man who became the most accomplished conversationalist who has lived. Clean, square copy with some sunning to page edges - 366 pages including index. View more info

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A Brief History of Ancient Times

By: Breasted, James Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ginn and Company:

Seller ID: 066349

Condition: Very Good


Abridged and edited by W. Hughes Jones with a foreword by F.S. Marvin - 324 pages including index. Very good clean hardback. Undated. Covers Early Mankind in Europe; Egypt, Babylonia and Assyria; Persia : Palestine; Greece, and Rome. View more info