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101 Frances Burney Cecilia or Memoirs of an Heiress 3 Volumes
London J M Dent and Company 1893 Reprint Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Three volume set of this work, 1123 pages over th three volumes in overall bright clean condition with some foxing and browning to endpapers and first and last couple of pages in each volume, top edges of pages are gold. Previous owners name neatly written in each volume on front endpapers, all illustrations are present. Outer boards are lightly marked but still bright and attractive with gold embossed design on each. A nice set of books SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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An Account of the Brotherhood of the Holy Cross and of the Hospital of Christ in Abingdon, Francis Little 1627
102 Francis Little 1627 An Account of the Brotherhood of the Holy Cross and of the Hospital of Christ in Abingdon
Oxford Uk James Parker 1873 Reprint Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Account of this church in Berkshire and the people associated with it up to the time of writing 1627, this is a reprint from 1873. Book is bright and clean, a little browning to pages and ghosting of printing from other side on two pages, this does not detract greatly and text can be read, small brown mark to top margins of two pages where a piece of newspaper has been used as bookmark, neat ink quotation opposite the title page. 127 pages outer boards a little rubbed on edgesand slight wear top and bottom of spine. A nice copy SEE IMAGE.DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Baccarat a Novel, Frank Danby
103 Frank Danby Baccarat a Novel
London William Heinemann 1904 Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches Parys 
Novel by Frank Danby only date in book is 1904 possible first edition but cannot be sure, 236 pages in overall bright clean condition, neat former owners name on front endpaper, some very occasional very light foxing spots. Seven single colour full page illustrations,all present as listed including one extra that is not listed. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly browned with slight fade to spine, very light rubbing to edges. Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 19.99 GBP
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The Life and Work of St Paul, Frederic W Farrar
104 Frederic W Farrar The Life and Work of St Paul
London Cassell and Company 1883 Reprint Gold Decorated Full Leather Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on the life of St Paul,781 pages in overall bright clean condition, some foxing to first and last few pages, rest are clean. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are decorated full leather with gold embossing, little light rubbing to leather in places.A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 49.99 GBP
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The Gospel of Superman, Friedrich Nietzsche
105 Friedrich Nietzsche The Gospel of Superman
Edinburgh T N Foulis 1910 First Limited/ Numbered Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
First limited edition of 2000 copies this is number 1779. Translated from the French by J M Kennedy. 222 pages plus 14 pages of adverts, pages untrimmed on two sides, in overall clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, neat former owners name in ink on front endpaper dated 1919. No dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marksand spine slihghtly faded, overall a pleasing example of this collectable edition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Italian Confectioner or Complete Economy of Desserts, G A Jarrin
106 G A Jarrin The Italian Confectioner or Complete Economy of Desserts
London William H Ainsworth 1827 Third Edition Half-Leather Marble Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Antiquarian book on cookery, 276 pages in overall clean condition just a few very occasional small light foxing spots ,frontispiece portrait has some light water staining around blank margins light overall browning and some foxing. Two pull out extended pages at rear with illustrations of various pieces of equipment, one is lightly browned the other has a 2 inch closed tear along one fold. Outer half leather boardsare very worn on edges and spine, boards showing through but binding is sound and firm.Though not perfect a reasonable copy of a collectable antiquarian cookbook SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 280.00 GBP
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The Evolution of the Steam Locomotive, G A Sekon
107 G A Sekon The Evolution of the Steam Locomotive
London The Railway Publishing Co Ltd 1899 Second Edition Enlarged Gold Embossed Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on the evolution of the Steam Locomotive, 327 pages in bright clean condition, some writing dated 18899 and name on first two blank pagessome light browning to first and last couple of blank pages res of pages are bright and clean. Second enlarged edition, many B/w photographs and illustrations including frontispiece with protective tissue giuard, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed to corners and top and bottom of spine, top of spine has a copuple of tiny splits. Overall a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Memorials of the Goodwin Sands and Their Surroundings, Legendary and Historical, G Byng Gattie
108 G Byng Gattie Memorials of the Goodwin Sands and Their Surroundings, Legendary and Historical
London W H Allen and Co 1890 First Edition Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on the history of the Goodwin Sands off the coast of kent, 297 pages plus two pages of adverts all in overall bright clean condition just very occasional small foxing spots,paper is split at inner hinge of front endpapers but binding is sound. Many B/w illustrations and maps, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are littlw worn on corners and lightly rubbed on edges small mark on rear, very attractive gold design on boards. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 49.99 GBP
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The Story of My Old World Garden and How I Made it in a London Suburb, G Hillyard Swinstead
109 G Hillyard Swinstead The Story of My Old World Garden and How I Made it in a London Suburb
London Baines and Scarsbrook 1910 First Edition Decorative Cloth Cover Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 12 x 10 Inches 
Excellent book on the old world garden created by the author. 55 pages in overall clean condition but with some medium degree of foxing throughout, 26 full page sepia photographs and 4 full page sketch plans, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated embossed cloth covered boards are lightly rubbed on edges, gold lettering worn on spine. Still a very nice attractive book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 78.00 GBP
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Old Man's Beard and Other Tales, G M Faulding
110 G M Faulding Old Man's Beard and Other Tales
London J M Dent and Company 1909 Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Walter P Starmer 
Excellent book of fairy tales , 185 pages plus 6 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and a few very light small foxing spots to first few pages,pages are untrimmed on two sides, top edges are gold, a red stamp on front endpaper withdrawn from Surrey County Council Library, there are no other library marks or stickers any where else. Four full page colour illustrations and many B/w illustrations,all present as listed. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated blue boards are lightly rubbed on edges, dated 1909 on title page no other reference to further printings, may be first edition but cannot guarantee. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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France Son Histoire  Jusqu En 1789, G Montorgueil
111 G Montorgueil France Son Histoire Jusqu En 1789
Paris Librairie D' Education De La Jeunesse Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 14 x 11 Inches Job 
A book of French history up to 1789, TEXT in FRENCH no English translation, not dated but looks latew 1800s. Contains 80 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour illustrations,all present plus very informative text in FRENCH, Binding is sound but with small split to paper at hinge of front endpaper. NO dustwrapper, oter illustrated boards are bright with some light marking and rubbing to edges, gold lettering a little dulled on spine. .HEAVY BOOK 2.1 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Gas Gasoline and Oil Engines a Complete Practical Work, Gardner D Hiscox
112 Gardner D Hiscox Gas Gasoline and Oil Engines a Complete Practical Work
London Constable and Co Ltd 1915 Reprint Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Very informative book on gasoline engines, different types, how they work, packed with technical information. 640 pages in very bright clean condition just some browning to endpapersand outer edges of pages. Twenty first edition with many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed and lightly worn on edges and corners, HEAVY BOOK 1.4Kg EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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The Diamond Mines of South Africa Some Account of Their Rise and Development, Gardner F Williams
113 Gardner F Williams The Diamond Mines of South Africa Some Account of Their Rise and Development
New York MacMillan 1902 First Edition Gold Embossed Cloth Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 26 x 17.5 Cms 
Excellent book on the rise and development of Diamond mining in South Africa 681pp packed with information plus enormous amount of period photographs, plans and maps. There is very light water stain to bottom right corner of pages from page 625 onwards, this does not affect text or plates and is barely noticeable. Original pinky brown cloth is a little dusty and gold lettering a little worn especially on the spine but overall a very good copy of scarce book. Heavy book for posting 2520gms EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED OVERSEAS. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL on request. 
Price: 115.00 GBP
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Aventures Merveilleuses De Huon De Bordeaux, Gaston Paris
114 Gaston Paris Aventures Merveilleuses De Huon De Bordeaux
Paris Maison Didot Half-Leather Marble Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 12 x 9 Inches 
Beautifully illustrated book of mythical tales, FENCH TEXT.315 pages in clean condition just some browning to edges as usual due to quality of paper used. Many splendid full page, colour illustrations, all present as listed.plus text. Outer red half leather boards are rubbed and worn on eges with boards showing through in places and leather flaking in a few spaces. Not dated looks late 1800s possibly early 1900s HEAVY BOOK 2.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Though boards not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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An Anglo Indian Dictionary a Glossary, George Clifford Whitworth
115 George Clifford Whitworth An Anglo Indian Dictionary a Glossary
London Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co 1885 Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book sub titled a glossary of Indian terms used in English and of such English or other non Indian terms as have obtained special meanings in India. 360 pages in very bright clean condition just some very light foxing to first and last couple of pages, bookplate of Frederick Dresser pasted on inside front board, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean just very lightly rubbed on edges,a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Dramatick Works of Mr George Farquhar Vol 2, George Farquhar
116 George Farquhar The Dramatick Works of Mr George Farquhar Vol 2
London W Feales 1736 Seventh Edition Full Leather Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 6 x 4 Inches 
Seventh edition of this volume of George Farquhar's dramatic works printed for B Lintot, J J and P Knapton, G Strahan and J Clarke by W Feales in the Strand London. Overall the pages are clean with just occasional browning heavier on some pages than others, tends to be all over tanning than spotted. Works included are Recruiting officer, Sir Harry Wildair, Inconstant, Twin rivals. Three full page illustrations accompany the texts, outer covers are full leather with tooled design on front and gold lettered label and number 2 on spine, label has tiny piece missing from top left corner, leather is a little worn on edges and a small piece on rear has worn through to boards, a few light marks on boards. Overall a pleasing sound copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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With Bat and Ball, Giffen
117 Giffen With Bat and Ball
London Ward Lock and Co Ltd 1898 Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Splendid old book on Cricket sub titled tewenty five years reminiscences of Australian and Anglo-Australian cricket with hints to young cricketers on batting, bowling and fielding. 240 pages in overall clean condition just browning to las page and half title page, very occasional light foxing spots inside and on outer edges of pages. Endpapers have small losses on edges paper has small splits at hinges but binding is firm and holding, eighty photographs of cricketers accompany the informative text, very slight yellowing to some photographs. Outer boards are a little rubbed on edges, No other date in book possibly first edition but cannot be sure.Though not perfect a pleasing sound copy of a collectable cricket book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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A Mission of Peace Evangelistic Triumphs in South Africa, Gipsy Smith
118 Gipsy Smith A Mission of Peace Evangelistic Triumphs in South Africa
London National Council of Evangelical Free Churches 1904 First Edition Illustrated Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Record of the author's missionary work in South Africa, 188 pages plus 4 pages of adverts, several pages of old period photographs. Pages are overall bright and clean with just occasional foxing spots, endpapers are a little foxed and browned with some foxing spots and browning to outer edges of pages, neat former owners details on front endpaper dated 1905. Outer covers have a few light marks with darkening to the spine. Overall a pleasing copy of a very interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Leonora, Gottfried Augustus Burgher Translated By W R Spencer
119 Gottfried Augustus Burgher Translated By W R Spencer Leonora
London T Bensley 1796 Full Leather Good No Jacket Hardcover 15 x 10 Inches Lady Diana Beauclerc 
Full leather binding of the book of leonoratold in verse, translated from the German. English text with original Gothic German opposite the wording. Five large full page copper plate engravings. Book is in overall bright, clean condition with just a little light browning to some pages and a small stain to blank bottom left margins throughout book 1 inches wide by 2 inches high at its largest . Marbeled endpapers with inked number on front and back , bookplate of Comtesse de Vaudreuil pasted on inside rear board. Outer leather boards are rubbed and worn on edges some light marks to surface. A pleasing copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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120 Gugu Mother Duck's Children
New York Robert H Russell 1900 First Edition Illustrated Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 9 Inches 
Beautifully illustrated book of children at play and their general life at the time of publication, accompanied by verse. 48 pages in overall bright clean condition, just a few light marks and a couple of very small cl;osed tears to blank margins of a couple of pages. Many colour illustrations, all present. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edges and corners, some marking to boardscloth spine is worn, inner front hinge looks asif it has been neatly reglued some time ago. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 115.00 GBP
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