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The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

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Aberdeens Around the World: Recollections of a Global Journey.

By: Bull, Frederick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006874

ISBN: 184017045X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With many colour and b&w illustrations. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First edition, with pp176. The Scots have been adventurers for centuries, travelling to all corners of the world. Scottish place-names can be found on every continent and ‘Aberdeen’ appears on maps from the coasts and prairies of Canada and America, to ancient China and Australia. From Aberdeen in north-east Scotland, this book takes you on a surprising journey to discover the stories of these other townships. Frederick Bull actually travelled 95,438 miles to visit no less that 30 Aberdeens. ... View more info

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Working in the Woods: A History of Logging on the West Coast

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Harbour: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004252

ISBN: 1550170724

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with small closed tear to outer hinge, internally repaired and in otherwise Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 304, b&w illustrations throughout, index. View more info

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San Francisco Album: Photographs 1854-1856.

By: Fardon, George Robinson.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1999

Seller ID: 005412

ISBN: 0811826309

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red cloth covers with titles on spine, complete with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. SCARCE in the UK, First Edition. With b&w and sepia illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Old Book: A Mediaeval Anthology.

By: Hartley, Dorothy.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006332

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in faux leather binding with gilt titles and four embossed illustrations on cover and four on the back cover, with five raised bands on spine, in Very Good condition, No dustwrapper, as issued. SIGNED COPY. With pp xviii, 318, b&w illustrations and index. Frontispiece picture 'Provocation'. Numbered copy 54 out of 1350 copies of which 750 are for sale in England and 525 are for sale in the USA. With previous owner's name and dedication. Some pages are uncut. Printed in monotype poliphilus on Japon de Luxe. The Old Book: A Mediaeval Anthology. Edited and illuminated by Dorothy hart... View more info

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Prescott: Past, Present and Future.

By: Lepley, B.L.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Prescott Public School District: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005171

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth flex type spine, some very light shelfwear and small marks to front and rear covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, pp 111, b&w illustrations, diagrams and maps Undated but some figures within are dated 1973. A detailed look at the history and development of Prescott, Wisconsin. Very Scarce. View more info

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Black Gold: Britain and Oil in the Twentieth Century.

By: More, Charles.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cintinuum, 2009. 9781847250438: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503

ISBN: 1847250432

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp viii, 247, with notes, sources, bibiography and index. Until the discovery of North Sea oil in the early 1970s, Britain had virtually no known oil of its own. Yet by 1914, British or part-British companies were producing oil in Persia, Russia, Romania, Mexico, Peru, Burma, Borneo and the USA. This history explains how that happened and how the two main companies, BP and Shell, remained world leaders in the oil industry, and examines how the industry has evolved and its role in the Second World War ... View more info

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Views of the Shasta Route: 16 Full Colour Kodachrome Views.

By: No Author.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Litho in USA: 0

Seller ID: 005149

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated folder containing sixteen full colour kodachrome views of interesting scenes along the Southern Pacific Shasta Route. Some marking on the back cover of folder, otherwise in Very Good condition. View more info

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This Destructive War: The British Campaign in the Carolinas, 1780-1782.

By: Pancake, John S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: University of Alabama Press, 1985. 0817306889: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2203

ISBN: 0817306889

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xv, 293, b&w illustrations and maps, notes, sources, index. The British Campaign in the Carolinas, 1780-1782. S13 View more info

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Focused on the Coast: The Photographic Work of Neal Parent

By: Parent, Neal

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wooden Boat Pub: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004614

ISBN: 0937822744

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover, some light shelfwear but otherwise Very Good, dustwrapper with light shelfwear to top of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w photography. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Flying Scotsman: The Legend Lives On.

By: Sharpe, Brian.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mortons Media Group, 2009. 9781845630904: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 634

ISBN: 1845630904

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. Pp123.From hauling the first non-stop express from London to Edinburgh in 1928 and breaking the 100mph barrier in 1934, to being sold in 1963, and to its final home at the York National Railway Centre, The Flying Scotsman has a rich and, at times, controversial history.Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in Fine condition. Reprint, with introduction, colour and b&w illustrations, with map of the Great Northern Railway's main line from King's Cross to Doncaster, with branches to Cambridge, Nottingh... View more info

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Juneau, Alaska.

By: Winter & Pond.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Winter & Pond, 1909.: 1909

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2371

Condition: Very Good


Oversized paper covers with string binding and pasted on illustration, edges worn and frayed with some small tears (due to the oversized covers), small marks to front and a red pen mark to rear but internally in Very Good condition. A collection of 22 tipped in b&w photographs of Juneau the newly designated capital (at the time) of Alaska including two fold out panoramic shots of the city and its surroundings at either end of the book. Very Scarce Title.Edges of the book are not shown in the image due to it not fitting in our scanner, please contact us if you wish to see more photographs. View more info