Hollis & Carter
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The science of navigation as seen through navigoators, scientists and engineers. Helping the navigator to understand the true nature of his difficulties and the ways in which that have been tackled in other fields, and to assist the engineer to discover what is the problem that he has to solve. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. Top edge blue. ISBN: 037000311X. Third impression. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and has a few marks to rear panel.
A fairy story in which children will find many old nursery rhyme friends. Yellow cloth. Colour sketches throughout. 63 pages. 9.5 x 7.5 inches. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to covers with some darkening to top and bottom edges. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Grubby fingermarks to first few pages, rest clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears and chips, loss from top of spine and top of front flap. Hole to front edge of spine. Very grubby.
A source of abiding delight to all those who love wildfowl and the lonely firths of Scotland. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 15 glorious colour plates plus b/w drawings. SIGNED by author to dedication page. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks with a little scuffing to covers. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with edge-tears and chips; some repairs; only a little loss. Wrapper also has some grubby marks.
A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Light blue cloth, silver titles. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper has 2 large tears to front panel which have been repaired on verso with double-sided tape (although only 1 side of the tape used!), rear panel of wrapper is lightly foxed and there is some slight chipping to the spine/corners. I think the wrapper was probably in at least 2 pieces, if not 3 before the tape repairs.
Green Boards with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 149 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine bumped. Damage to edges of covers from mouse nibbles(?). Endpapers are browned. Dustwrapper is price-cut, browned to rear panel and loss to top of spine.
Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Damp mark to a couple of edges of covers. Bookplate and prize inscription to front endpaper. Light foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips, and some marks; scuffing; small pieces of loss.
Green Boards with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 149 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fading to base of spine and bottom corner of front cover; (possibly a little damp). Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browning to spine and edges; some edge-creasing and a few nicks.
A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Grey cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. A few small marks to covers. Light wear to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and foxing - mostly to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with couple of repaired closed tears; foxed with damp stain to spine.
A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Light blue cloth, silver titles. Mottling to spine; a little fading to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and a few to outer page edges. Illustrations are excellent. Wrapper has a few closed tears and chips. A little loss to corners and top of spine. Browning to wrapper spine. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.
A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Light blue cloth, silver titles. Edges rubbed and worn, boards scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to text block and a few page margins. A few grubby margin marks. All plates present.
A thrilling historical romance. Red boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations. 278 pages. Spine bumped, a couple of tiny dents to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. White pictorial wrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss at corners, grubby with damp spots (mainly to front panel).
A fairy story in which children will find many old nursery rhyme friends. Yellow cloth. Colour sketches throughout. 63 pages. 9.5 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby. Some marks to page margins but generally clean.