Keyword: Short

Sort

Showing 41-50 of 50

Image for The Hermit and Other Stories.

The Hermit and Other Stories.

By: Smith, Ian Crichton.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007262

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, with previous owner's name on FEP. Short Stories. View more info

Image for Fishing Around Morecambe Bay

Fishing Around Morecambe Bay

By: Smylie, Mike

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The History Press Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004691

ISBN: 0752453939

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 159, b&w illustrations, bibliography. Morecambe Bay is an area about ten miles across and eighteen long, a bay open to the south-west with a 30ft tidal range. Brought to national attention in 2005 after the tragic deaths of 21 cockle pickers, it consists of huge sand-flats at low tide and for the fishermen there are plentiful and diverse pickings of cockles, shrimps, prawns and whitefish. Several bustling towns fringe the coast, including Barrow-in-Furness, renowned for its shipbuilding, Ulverston with its short canal, Grange-over-... View more info

Image for British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards.

British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards.

By: Stead, I. M.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: British Museum Press: 2006

Seller ID: 007423

ISBN: 0714123234

Condition: Fine


Large 22 x 30cm hardback in black cloth covers and silver titles, in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, with pp300. With b&w illustrations, diagrams, bibliography, topographical index and index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. British Iron Age swords and scabbards are here catalogued in detail for the first time. They are grouped on the basis of typologies of components and are discussed with special reference to their decoration, context and chronology. Ar... View more info

Image for A History of Islam in West Africa.

A History of Islam in West Africa.

By: Trimingham, J. Spencer.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Glasgow University Publications.: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004361

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, slightly edge rubbed dust wrapper with a few short closed tears repaired internally and in otherwise Very Good condition. Second edition, pp 262, 7 maps and various tables. View more info

Image for Joseph Hemard.

Joseph Hemard.

By: Valotaire, Marcel.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Bentano's: 1929

Seller ID: 007665

Condition: Very Good


Hardback Near Fine condition. Copy number 64 out of 700, printed on white vellum, mould-made Johannot. pp46 handcut pages with b&w illustrations, some in colour. With bibliography of other books by Joseph Hemard. A short biography of French Book illustrator Joseph Hemard, with a critical study by Marcel Valotaire. Frontispiece portrait of Hemard by Hemard. View more info

Image for The Salmon and Trout Magazine: Number 84.

The Salmon and Trout Magazine: Number 84.

By: Various.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Salmon and Trout Association, 1936.: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2316

Condition: Very Good


Magazine in illustrated paper wraps, with slight edgewear and marking but otherwise in Very Good condition. Pages209-308, with b&w illustrations, graphs and advertising. The Journal of the Salmon and Trout Association. Number 84, September 1936. Frontispiece: George F. McCorquodale. Articles include:Natural and artificial methods of Salmon Production: A Short Review of Canadian Results by W. L. Calderwood; Defective Bones in Hand-Reared Trout by Dr. J. C. Mottram; Rod Joints and Whippings by Percy E. Nobbs; and more. S28. View more info

Image for The Salmon and Trout Magazine: Number 77.

The Salmon and Trout Magazine: Number 77.

By: Various.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Salmon and Trout Association, 1934.: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2312

Condition: Very Good


Magazine in illustrated paper wraps, with slight edgewear and marking but otherwise in Very Good condition. Pages 289-404, with b&w illustrations, graphs and advertising. The Journal of the Salmon and Trout Association. Number 77, December 1934. Frontispiece Mr James Yate Johnson Fishing the Shin. Articles include: The Salmon in Scotland by 'M'; Scottish Salmon Law by Lt. Col. A.D. Greenhill Gardyne; The Coachman: A Short Story by Major R. C. Simpson. S28. View more info

Image for The Royal Historic Mile of Edinburgh.

The Royal Historic Mile of Edinburgh.

By: W. J. Hay

Price: £8.00

Publisher: W. J. Hay: 1940

Seller ID: 005299

Condition: Very Good


Leaflet in Very Good condition, circa 1940's. Plan of the Royal Mile with illustrations of the buildings on it and a short description. View more info

Image for The Broom of the System

The Broom of the System

By: Wallace, David Foster.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Abacus: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004887

ISBN: 0349109230

Condition: Very Good


Uncorrected Proof Copy. Yellow card covers, some light shelfwear, one small bump to top of rear cover and some very small marks on covers and edge of text block but otherwise in Very Good condition. Uncorrected Proof of the First UK edition, pp 467. Very Scarce Wallace submitted the novel as one of two undergraduate honors theses at Amherst College, the other being a paper on Richard Taylor's fatalism. He had begun study in philosophy at Amherst, interested in math and logic, and developed an interest in Ludwig Wittgenstein before beginning the novel. A professor commented that Wallace's ph... View more info

Image for Don't Look Back Jack!

Don't Look Back Jack!

By: Williamson, Duncan.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Canongate Publishing, 1990. 0862413095: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 691

ISBN: 0862413095

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, Very good condition, Dust wrapper very good condition, First edition, Pp 162, Glossary, From Duncan Williamson's phenomenal repertoire of over three thousand tales, the stories collected her concern Jack, the archytypal character in folklore.S6. View more info