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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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The Waverley Historical Reader Book I

By: Anon

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, McDougalls Educational Service:

Seller ID: 025453

Condition: Good


Blue boards with black decoration. 128 pages. Part of the McDougall's school series. Small stain to front cover. Rubbing to spine strip and extremities. End papers darkened. Previous owner's name and date 1902 on front end paper. Colour frontis of Joan of Arc + numerous b&w illustrations to the text. . Foxed to edges but text block clean. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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Elementary Algebra Part I with Answers

By: Baker, W.M & Bourne, A.A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, G.Bell & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 042176

Condition: Reading Copy


1930's school maths book for beginners to algebra. Some mottling to boards and fading to spine strip. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Bookseller's stamp to title page. A little foxing but generally a good clean working copy. View more info

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East London

By: Bosworth, G.F.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge at the University Press: 1911

Seller ID: 048244

Condition: Reading Copy


Reading copy only as spine strip has been removed and repaired to its length with linen binding tape. School library bookplate on front endpaper. Text block is generally clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Part of the Cambridge County Geographies series. 256 pages. Chapters include:- The County of London; Its Position and Natural Conditions; Size; London parks; Rivers; People; Industry; Port; Architecture etc. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. View more info

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My Own Schooldays

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: £57.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 042037

Condition: Very Good


Angela Brazil's autobiography which takes the reader from her nursery at Westcliffe to life on the shores of the Mersey, Manchester and elsewhere. . A very good clean hardback in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Binding square and tight. 320 pages. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated May 6, 1929. 4 b.w. illustrations. Includes a small advertising flyer about the book. Small stain to top corner of rear endpaper - no text affected. View more info

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Bosom Friends

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 058016

Condition: Good


A good clean hardback bound in grey decorated cloth boards. 253 pages. Colour frontis + one colour plate. A little foxing only to edges and endpapers but text block is clean. Undated circa 1920s. View more info

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The School on the Moor

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Sons:

Seller ID: 048524

Condition: Reading Copy


Square, tight hardback in beige cloth. Both endpapers have been removed. Previous owner's details on front pastedown. A little soiling to front cover and foxing to page edges but text block is clean. . 256 pages. B.W. frontis + three b.w. plates. View more info

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Oxfordshire - The County Books

By: Cannan, Joanna

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066816

Condition: Very Good


Square tight hardback which has Witney Grammar School's crest on front cover. No dustwrapper. Text block is clean. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Part of The County Books series popular in the 1950's as they were considered "talkative companions, engagingly informative about the life of the county past and present". 276 pages. Fold-out map to rear. 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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Master Venturers

By: Compton, J. (Editor)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026298

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gilt titles to spine. x + 260 pages including exercises. Part of the Writers of To-day and Yesterday series. Illustrated in b&w. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 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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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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Voyage En Espagne

By: Gautier, Theophile

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013211

Condition: Good


Brown cloth covers with black lettering and decoration. Part of the Oxford Modern French Series. 199 pp + publishers advertisements. Some pencil annotation. Edited by G.W.F.R. Goodridge (second master Monkton Combe School). Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Elements of Differential and Integral Calculus

By: Granville, William Anthony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Boston & London, Ginn & Co.: 1911

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019437

Condition: Reading Copy


Olive green cloth with black lettering. xv + 463 pages including index. B&W frontis of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz. Pages are browning with age. Staining to boards. Bumping to corners and top corners of pages. Sticker of previous owner's details to front end paper. Text block clean. A good working copy. View more info

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Stalky & Co

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062668

Condition: Good


Set in an English boarding school, the adventures of a trio of boarders - Stalky, Beetle and McTurk. Square, tight hardback which has the odd blemish to boards and faded spine. Gift inscription to front endpaper. 338 pages. Text block clean. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stalky & Co

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1920

Edition: Reprint - Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 057380

Condition: Very Good


Collection of Kipling stories set in a boys' boarding school. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown.. 272 pages. Small mark to front cover. Text block very clean. An attractive copy bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt elephant motif to front cover. Part of the Macmillan's Pocket Kipling series. View more info

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Biology for Senior Schools with Instructions for Simple Practical Experiments Book One

By: Lambert M.R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016477

Condition: Very Good


158pp inc index. Bound in orange cloth with black lettering and decoration. Illustrated in b&w. A very good, clean copy of this school text book. View more info

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Chemistry (with Some Geology) Part I

By: Lauwerys, J.A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024581

Condition: Reading Copy


Green cloth covers with black lettering. Staining to covers. Fraying to cloth along spine strip and at corners. School stamp on end papers. Internally text block is very clean. A good working copy. Part of the New General Science Series. View more info

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Crafts and Industries in the Past

By: Lines, Clifford John; Bolwell, Laurence Henry

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ginn: 1971

Seller ID: 022355

ISBN: 0602215404

Condition: Good


This book is SOFT COVER. 48 pages. An area of text has been tippexed on interior of front cover and this has stuck to picture on facing page lifting some of the paper. All text clean. Binding square and tight. Part of the Discovering your Environment series. Illustrated throughout in colour. View more info

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A Junior Course of English Parts I, II & III

By: Marriott, J.W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1937

Seller ID: 026064

Condition: Fair


Three volume set - the forty extracts form the basis of the year's work in each book - book one is aimed at 11-12 years old, book 2 - 12 year olds, book 3 - 12-13 year olds. Some creasing to covers, dog-eared pages, occasional ink marks to text, previous owner's name to inside front cover of all three books. Generally a good working set of these 1930's school text books. View more info