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Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some scuffing and slight bumps to sides.
With a new introduction by the authors. blue cloth spine and rear board, white title to spine. Front board has large photographic onlay. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which if faintly scuffed.
With an Introduction by David Gould. The history of the Cotswolds and English rural life. B/w photos. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0948041013. Minimal bumping to spine. Light foxing to textblock and to extract of The Times (1975) which is neatly attached to the front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge creased and a bit grubby.
DRIVE ON! A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE MOTOR CAR
Written by L.J.K. Setright.
Stock no. 1821444
Published by Granta Books. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Split in to five parts. Part 1 - An historical review. Part 2 - The yoke and the spur; 3 - The face of the earth; 4- The Turn of the wheel revolution in technology; 5 - Personal Effects. 405 pages including index. ISBN: 1862076286. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed to rear panel.
THE HERMIT IN LONDON; OR, SKETCHES OF ENGLISH MANNERS (3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134508
Published by Henry Colburn And Co.. Circa 1821. Almost very good condition.
A new Edition in 3 volumes. Leather spines and corners. New binding. These items have been rebound, so have extra endpapers; a few pages are strengthened with paper tape at spine. Wear and rubbing to spines and corners. Bookplates to front pastedowns of each volume. Ink stamp to one prelim. Foxing and page browning.
STRANGE CULTS AND SECRET SOCIETIES OF MODERN LONDON
Written by Elliott O'Donnell.
Stock no. 2134437
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1st USA 1935. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying to cloth at corners; a bit of loss. Marks to covers. Grubby marks to half-title page. Browning/foxing to outer page edges.
Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines, gilt titles and decorations. Marbled boards. This is a two volume set, but contains 4 volumes in total. Second volume is first edition 1862. Wear and scuffing to leather and marbled covers; chipping to some edges. Bookplate to front pastedown of first volume. Front joints are a bit cracked. Some foxing and browning. Contents are still generally very good.
Three volumes. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. Colour and b/w plates. Selected and edited by Latham. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase which is split at 2" of top edges.
THE LONDON ROUNDABOUT
Written by Jan Gordon; Cora Gordon. Illustrated by Jan Gordon; Cora Gordon.
Stock no. 2134289
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1934. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Orange cloth with dark title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with a few pieces of loss; grubby to rear panel.
Edited by David Vaisey. Blue cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Publisher's burgundy slipcase is dusty to top edge and has a tiny mark to one panel.
Cloth spine with title label. Brown mottled covers. American edition. SIGNED by Hamiliton Hadden (Polo player) to front endpaper, with his bookplate to front pastedown. Grubby marks to spine. Bumping and chipping along cover edges. Half-title page has a couple of inch tear next to spine at top. Page edge browning.
JIPPING STREET: CHILDHOOD IN A LONDON SLUM
Written by Kathleen Woodward. Illustrated by Leon Underwood.
Stock no. 2134066
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st USA 1928. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth spine and corners; paper covered boards. Tipped-in frontis by Underwood. American edition. Paper title label to spine is starting to unstick. Browning. Bookplate to front pastedown. Wrapper is torn and chipped with some pieces of loss; browned with some foxing.