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Inventory No.13589 Author: G. B. S.
Matrimony Made Easy
Published Dow & Lester (London) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £4
Would be Very Good+ except that some of the answer pages have been filled in. Name on fep. Nice little book with coloured titlepage

Inventory No.22838 Author: GIbbons, Stella
Ticky
Published 1943 Longmans Green & Co. (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Good+ Price: £25
Slightly bumped but nice bright copy d/w chipped with very slight loss

Inventory No.25157 Author: Gairdner, James. Editor
Historia Regis Henrici Septimi, A Bernardo Andrea Tholosate Conscripta; Necon Alia Quaedam AD Eundem Regum Spectantia. Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland During the Middle Ages
Published 1858 Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Quarter Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £12
Quarter pebbled cloth, paper covered boards, gilt. Spine torn at top. Boards worn and rubbed. Library plate to fep. pp. 4, lxiv, 476, Three colour plates as frontispiece. Text in very good clean condition. Heavy volume additional postage will apply for customers outside of the UK.
British History

Inventory No.26098 Author: Galloway, Robert L.
A History of Coal Mining in Great Britain
Published 1969 David & Charles (Newton Abbott) Type:
Edition:New Edition ISBN: 0715343432 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Good Price: £8.5
Clean unmarked copy in d/w which is chipped and torn with slight loss

Inventory No.22849 Author: Gamble, William (Edited by)
Penrose's Pictorial Annual: The Process Yearbook 1910-11 Vol 16
Published Percy Lumb, Humphries & Co. Ltd. (London) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Decorated Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £30
Date stamp on ffep (not library) else very nice clean copy. Very heavy so extra postage may be required

Inventory No.23392 Author: Ganson, Lewis
Complete Routined Manipulation Part One, Part Two and Finale
Published 1981 Supreme Magic Co. (Bideford) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £24
Corners slightly bumped else nice clean copy, no inscriptions
Magic

Inventory No.23390 Author: Ganson, Lewis
The Magic of Frederica
Published 1981 Supreme Magic Co. (Bideford) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £25
Magician's bookplate on fep, else nice clean copy, no inscriptions
Magic

Inventory No.23389 Author: Ganson, Lewis
The Ganson Book
Published 1982 Supreme Magic Co. (Bideford) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £25
Nice clean copy, no inscriptions
Magic

Inventory No.23393 Author: Ganson, Lewis; Miller, Hugh
Marconick's Silk Magic
Published Supreme Magic Co. (Bideford) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good Price: £18
Bright clean copy with no inscriptions in slightly rubbed d/w
Magic

Inventory No.25058 Author: Gardiner, Samuel Rawson
Documents Relating to the Proceedings Against William Pynne, in 1634 and 1637. With a Biographical Fragment By the Late John Bruce. Camden Society New Series Vol. XVIII
Published 1877 Printed for the Camden Society (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £18
Blind stamped cloth, gilt. Cloth rubbed. Clean copy.
Camden Society History

Inventory No.25055 Author: Gardiner, Samuel Rawson
The Hamilton Papers: Being Selections from Original Letters in the Possession of His Grace the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, Relating to the Years 1638-1650. Camden Society New Series Vol. XXVII
Published 1880 Printed for the Camden Society (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £12.5
Blind stamped cloth, gilt. Cloth a little rubbed.
Camden Society History

Inventory No.23821 Author: Gardner, William
Alphabet at Work
Published 1982 Adam & Charles Black (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0713622067 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £8

Inventory No.25059 Author: Garfield, Leon
The Empty Sleeve
Published 1988 Viking Kestrel (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0670801186 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £8
Nice clean copy, spine of d/w faded with abrasion obliterating the A of author's name

Inventory No.25763 Author: Garner, Edward
Hanged for Three Pennies: The Story of Capital Punishment in Derbyshire
Published 2000 Breedon Books Publishing Company (Derby) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1859831915 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £6
Clean unmarked copy
Derbyshire Local History True Crime

Inventory No.21468 Author: Garnett, Emmeline.; Illustrator: Gay, Muriel
The Scarlet Snuffbox An Adventure Story
Published 1950 Hodder & Stoughton (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Good Price: £10
Clean bright copy in scarlet cloth. D/w lacks front flap and has small pieces missing from top and bottom of spine but is still attractive

Inventory No.25874 Author: Gasquoine, C. P.
The Story of the Cambrian: a Biography of a Railway
Published 1973 Christopher Davies (Llandybie) Type:
Edition:Second Impression ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £8
D/w browning on edges, decent copy

Inventory No.24247 Author: Gaute, J.H.H.; Odell, Robin
Murder 'Whatdunit' : An Illustrated Account of the Methods of Murder
Published 1982 Harrap. (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 024553878x Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £10
Clean, unmarked copy

Inventory No.15329 Author: Gazley, John G.
The Reverend Arthur Young 1769-1827 : Traveller in Russia and Farmer in the Crimea Reprinted from the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library Vol. 38, No. 2, March, 1956
Published The John Rylands Library (Manchester) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £6

Inventory No.21946 Author: Gemmell, Arthur; Myers, J. O.
Underground Adventure
Published 1990 Mendip Publishing (Castle Cary) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: 0905903196 Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £10
Lovely clean copy, appears unread

Inventory No.20100 Author: German, Caroline
The Chalet School and Robin
Published 2002 Girls Gone By Publishers (Bath.) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1904417078 Size:12mo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £40
Tiny spot on titlepage, unread copy

Inventory No.24800 Author: Germanicus Chironides
A Letter on the Medical Efficacy of Mineral Waters; in Which Especial Notice is Taken of the Late Publications of Messieurs Chinks and Pickax, on the Same Subject. Addressed to G. Switch-Her, Esq.
Published 1840 Stewart and Murray (London) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Good Price: £50
15pp. Covers rubbed and starting to detach but reasonable copy of unusual item

Inventory No.25000 Author: Ghose, Sudhin N.; Illustrator: Carlile, Shrimati E.
Folk Tales and Fairy Stories from India
Published 1961 Golden Cockerel Press (London) Type:
Edition:Limited Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Decorated Cloth, Gilt
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £42
Faint tape marks on front and rear free endpapers, else lovely clean copy. No. 428 of 500

Inventory No.25857 Author: Gibbs, Jim
Twilight on the Lighthouses (Schiffer Maritime Book)
Published 1996 Schiffer Publishing Ltd (U.S.A.) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 088740930x Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £10
Nice clean copy

Inventory No.25993 Author: Gibson, J. S. W. Edited By; Couzens, R. C. Transcribed By
Baptism and Burial Registers of Banbury, Oxfordshire 1813-1838, Part Four. Banbury Historical Society Volume 22
Published 1988 Banbury Historical Society (Banbury) Type:
Edition: ISBN: 0900129239 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £10
Small label to front cover. Society bookplate to fep and embossed stamp to title page. Nice clean copy.
Banbury Local History Genealogy Oxfordshire

Inventory No.25997 Author: Gibson, J. S. W. Edited By; Fillmore, Mrs. N. Transcribed By
Baptism and Burial Registers of Banbury, Oxfordshire 1723-1812, Part One. Banbury Historical Society Volume 7
Published 1966 Banbury Historical Society (Banbury) Type:
Edition: ISBN: 0900129174 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £15
Green cloth with black titling to spine. Society bookplate to fep. Nice clean copy.
Banbury Local History Genealogy Oxfordshire

Inventory No.25994 Author: Gibson, J. S. W. Edited By; Gibson J. S. W; Fillmore, Mrs. N. Transcribed By
Baptism and Burial Registers of Banbury, Oxfordshire 1723-1812, Part Three. Banbury Historical Society Volume 18
Published 1984 Banbury Historical Society (Banbury) Type:
Edition: ISBN: 0900129174 Size:8vo Binding:Hard Cover
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £10
Original covers laid onto thick boards. Society stamp and small label to front cover. Society bookplate to fep. Nice clean copy.
Banbury Local History Genealogy Oxfordshire

Inventory No.25998 Author: Gibson, J. S. W. Edited By; Pain, Mrs. J. Transcribed By
Baptism and Burial Registers of Banbury, Oxfordshire 1653-1723, Part Two. Banbury Historical Society Volume 9
Published 1968 Banbury Historical Society (Banbury) Type:
Edition: ISBN: 0900129174 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £15
Green cloth with black titling to spine. Society bookplate to fep. Nice clean copy.
Banbury Local History Genealogy Oxfordshire

Inventory No.25990 Author: Gibson, Jeremy. Edited By
Oxfordshire and North Berkshire Protestation Returns and Tax Assessments 1641-42. Oxfordshire Record Society Volume 59
Published 1994 Oxfordshire Record Society (Oxford) Type:
Edition: ISBN: 0902509233 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £25
Very nice clean copy.
Oxfordshire Local History Genealogy

Inventory No.22782 Author: Gifford, Denis; Higgs, Mike
The Comic Art of Charlie Chaplin : A Graphic Celebration of Chaplin's Centenary
Published 1989 Hawk Books (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0948248211 Size:Folio Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £10
Abrasion to fore-edge of book with corresponding small tear to d/w, else nice clean copy

Inventory No.24172 Author: Gill, M. C.
Publications Index and Bibliography of the Northern Mine Research Society Formerly Northern Cavern and Mine Research Society 1960-1980
Published 1979 Northern Mine Research Society Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £5
pp. 8.
Mining

Inventory No.22621 Author: Gilles, Midge
Marie Lloyd : Queen of the Music-Halls
Published 1999 Victor Gollancz (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 057506420x Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good Price: £10
Nice clean copy, no inscriptions
Music Hall

Inventory No.25273 Author: Glazier, Ken
London Buses Before the War
Published 1995 Capital Transport (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1854141821 Size:4to Binding:Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £7
Nice clean copy, d/w slightly creased on edges with small closed tear on top front corner

Inventory No.24023 Author: Goldsmith, Lynn
Circus Dreams
Published 1991 RIzzoli (New York) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0847814475 Size:Landscape Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good + Price: £8
Nice clean copy
Circus

Inventory No.22428 Author: Gondhalekar, Prabhakar
The Grip of Gravity : The Quest to Understand the Laws of Motion and Gravitation
Published 2001 Cambridge University Press Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0521803160 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good + Price: £7.5
Nice clean copy

Inventory No.17764 Author: Goodall, Mike
Worth Valley Revival The Keighley and Worth Valley Light Railway Since 1961
Published 1983 The Keighley and Worth Valley Preservation Society (Haworth.) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 090243828x Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £3
62pp.

Inventory No.25911 Author: Goodman, A. W.
Hampshire Incumbents in 1562: The Cathedral Church and the Archdeaconry of Winchester in 1562
Published 1938 Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £6
23pp. From Hampshire Field Club "Proceedings" Vol. XIV, Part I, 1938. Clas no. written on front cover and small society stamps inside and out else very good clean copy

Inventory No.14416 Author: Goodyear, R. A. H.
Who is This Woman? A Play in Three Acts
Published Waterfront (Idle, Bradford) Type:
Edition:Third Edition ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
pp. 44. Excellent copy.

Inventory No.14415 Author: Goodyear, R. A. H.
Sunshine Sammy. a Play in Three Acts
Published 1939 Watmoughs (Idle, Bradford) Type:
Edition:Revised and Reprinted ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Third edition pp.48. Excellent copy.

Inventory No.22667 Author: Gordon, Ian
Comic Strips and Consumer Culture, 1890-1945
Published 1998 Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1560988568 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £15
Very good clean copy

Inventory No.24833 Author: Gowlett, John A. J.
ASCENT TO CIVILIZATION: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY MAN.
Published 1984 Collins (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0861360443 Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good + Price: £15
Name inside else nice clean copy

Inventory No.22658 Author: Graesser, Neil
Salmon
Published 1991 Boydell Press (Woodbridge) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0851152732 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £8
nice clean copy
Fishing Angling

Inventory No.25019 Author: Grahame, Kenneth
My Dearest Mouse: "The Wind in the Willows" Letters
Published 1988 Pavilion Books (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1851451544 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £7
Nice clean copy, d/w slightly faded on spine

Inventory No.25092 Author: Gransden, Antonia; Suffolk Records Society
The Letter-Book of William of Hoo Sacrist of Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk Records Society Volume V 5
Published 1963 Suffolk Records Society Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £10
Name on fep, inscribed by author on ffep, boards unevenly faded, bumped at bottom of spine

Inventory No.23417 Author: Grant, Owen
Card Tricks
Published Universal Publications (London) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £5
Wrapper a bit rubbed, pages browning due to age but decent copy

Inventory No.21716 Author: Graves, Robert; Hodge, Alan; Illustrator: Gardner, Juliet
The Long Weekend
Published 2009 Folio Society (London) Type:
Edition:First Thus ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Hardback
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine/Slipcase, Near Fine Price: £9.5
Very nice clean copy

Inventory No.25330 Author: Greatrex, Joan
Account Rolls of the Obedientiaries of peterborough Publications of the Northamptonshire Record Society Volume XXXIII
Published 1984 Northamptonshire Record Society Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0901275514 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Good+ Price: £5
Clean bright copy in slightly creased d/w

Inventory No.24074 Author: Greenfield, Stanley B.; Robinson, Fred C.
A Bibliography of Publications on Old English Literature to the End of 1972
Published 1980 Manchester University Press Type:
Edition:First English Edition ISBN: 0719007739 Size:8vo Binding:Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £25
Slight wear to spine and corners, very good clean copy

Inventory No.24040 Author: Grierson, Edward
A Crime of One's Own
Published 1967 Chatto & Windus (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Good+ Price: £10
Crime novel about bookshop. D/w has been (skilfully) reaired

Inventory No.23006 Author: Grimm, Jacob W.; Grimm, Wilhelm K.
Grimms' Fairy Tales
Published 1981 Routledge & Kegan Paul (London) Type:
Edition:First Thus ISBN: 0710009127 Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good + But Price Clipped. Price: £7
Damp stain on bottom edge of front board and reverse of d/w but barely visible, else very nice clean copy

Inventory No.24617 Author: Grimm: Davidson, N. J. Translator.; Illustrator: Speed, Lancelot
Grimm's Fairy Tales for Children and the Household
Published Seeley and Co. (London) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Hard Cover
Book / wrapper condition:Fair/No Dust Wrapper Price: £8
Red cloth with gilt titling and decoration to board and spine. Cloth worn and grubby. Neat inscription on endpaper. Spotting to prelims. Pages browning. All 8 plates present and in clean condition. pp. 408 plus 4 of adverts. No date. A new translation by N. J. Davidson, B.A.

Inventory No.22461 Author: Gubser, Steven S.
The Little Book of String Theory
Published 2010 Princeton University Press Type:
Edition:Reprint ISBN: 9780691142890 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine/Near Fine Price: £7
Lovely clean copy

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