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My Dear Cassandra

By: Austen, Jane and Hughes-Hallett, Penelope (ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15066

ISBN: 185585015X

Condition: Fine


Long format. 160pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Internally very clean. A selection of the letters of Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra. View more info

The Story of London

By: Avery, Alan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blackthorn Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14991

ISBN: 1906259100

Condition: As New


60pp, illustrated laminated card covers. Many colour illustrations. A new, unread copy. A history of London, from the Celts to the Milennium Dome, suitable for young people View more info

A Portrait of Sheridan

By: Ayling, Stanley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Constable: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14810

ISBN: 0094653801

Condition: As New


218pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A biography of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, the 18th century dramatist and politician. View more info

Ralph Ayres' Cookery Book

By: Ayres, Ralph and Jakeman, Jane

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Bodleian Library: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16807

ISBN: 1851240756

Condition: As New


Introduction and Glossary by Jane Jakeman. Ralph Ayres was the Head Cook at New College, Oxford in the early eighteenth century and his recipe book is dated 1721. 87pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. Facsimile pages from the cookery book face modern typed copies of the recipes, illustrated with contemporary colour botanical drawings. View more info

Of The Advancement of Learning

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16194

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1910, with an Introduction by G W Kitchin. 244pp, black cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine, which has gilt flower ornament. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. Follows the edition of 1606. View more info

Essays The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Morall of Francis Bacon Lord Verulam

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16220

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1910, with an Introduction by Oliphant Smeaton. 199pp, including Glossary, brown cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. First published in 1597. View more info

Great Drawings of The Louvre Museum The German, Flemish and Dutch Drawings

By: Bacou, Roseline

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Braziller: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16442

Condition: Very Good


A large format, heavy book. 223pp. complete dustjacket with a couple of closed tears to the top of the spine. Each facing page has either a colour or b + w illustration. A light scrape mark where a very small label has been removed from the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. One hundred of the the finest German, Dutch and Flemish drawings in the collection of the Louvre Museum with descriptions, provenance and bibliography. View more info

Great Drawings of The Louvre Museum The Italian Drawings

By: Bacou, Roseline

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Braziller: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16443

Condition: Very Good


A large format, heavy book. 223pp. complete dustjacket with a few tiny spots of foxing to the back turnover. Each facing page has an illustration, half of which are in colour. One small, light mark to the foredge, otherwise a very clean copy. One hundred of the the finest Italian drawings, from Gaddi to Tiepolo, in the collection of the Louvre Museum with descriptions, provenance and bibliography. View more info

Historical Interpretation 1 Sources of English Medieval History 1066 - 1540

By: Bagley, J J

Price: £5.50

Publisher: David & Charles: 1972

Seller ID: 16785

ISBN: 0715355511

Condition: Very Good


285pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Small, light spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. The use of historical sources for the medieval period, with characteristic or outstanding sources for each century. View more info

The English Village Green

By: Bailey, Brian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Hale: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9092

ISBN: 0709023391

Condition: As New


Large format. 223pp, complete Near Fine dustjacket with one small nick to top of spine. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A survey and celebration of 800 village Greens View more info

Exploring The Past

By: Bailey, K V

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Studio Vista: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1862

Condition: Very Good


80pp, red cloth boards, priceclipped dustjacket with slight wear to edges. Line drawings. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise clean. View more info

Francis Towne 1739/40 - 1816 and John White Abbott 1763 - 1851 Paintings and Watercolours from the Exeter Museums and Art Gallery

By: Baker, C Jane and Simon, Jacob

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Greater London Council: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16248

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated softback covers. Foreword, short biographical entries on both artists and catalogue entries of the Exhibition held at Marble Hill House in 1973. 43 b + w illustrations of all the exhibits. A clean copy. View more info

William Caslon 1693 - 1766 Man of Letters The Ancestry, Life and Connections of England's Foremost Letter-Engraver and Type-Founder

By: Ball, Johnson

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Roundwood: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16225

ISBN: 0900093137

Condition: Fine


A large, heavy book of 484pp. Illustrated dustjacket with a portion of loss to the front edge, in a removeable protective plastic jacket. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. A couple of tiny spots of foxing to the top edge, otherwise internally very clean. The life and work of the celebrated type-cutter - Caslon type was used for the Declaration of Independence. View more info

Geographical Companion to the Bible

By: Baly, Denis

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Lutterworth Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7527

Condition: Very Good


196pp, brown cloth covered boards. B + w photographs and colour and b + w maps. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The geography of Palestine, and how this has affected the events of the Bible, with and index of places and biblical references. View more info

The Autobiography of Samuel Bamford Early Days Together with An Account of The Arrest Etc.

By: Bamford, Samuel and Chaloner, W H

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Frank Cass: 1967

Seller ID: 15984

Condition: Fine


New Edition. Editied and with an Introduction by W H Chaloner. 363pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece portrait. A very clean copy. The first volume of the autobiography of the 19th century Radical. View more info

The Unsinkable Mrs Brown

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Johnson Books: 2015

Seller ID: 16160

ISBN: 0933472250

Condition: As New


45pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. Many b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The colourful career of Mrs Molly Brown, the red haired Irish girl who rose from waitress in Leadville to being the grandest of Society dames - and survived the sinking of The Titanic. View more info

Here For Good The Methodist Story In The Manchester Area

By: Banks, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Manchester & Stockport District, 1997:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4485

Condition: Fine


36 pp, softback covers, b + w illustrations. Preface by Rev David Willie. One small scrape mark to cover, otherwise Fine, as new. The story of Methodism in Manchester over the last 250 years. View more info

Nunnington Hall North Yorkshire

By: Barber, Andrew

Price: £3.50

Publisher: National Trust: 2000

Seller ID: 8503

Condition: Fine


Revised edition. 32pp, card covers. Many colour illustrations. The story of the country house and its contents. View more info

How It All Began Up The High Street

By: Baren, Maurice

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: 1996

Seller ID: 12176

ISBN: 1854796674

Condition: Fine


Large softback of 144pp, with illustrated laminated covers.Many b + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. The history of 42 famous shops, banks and businesses. View more info

Discovering Costume

By: Barfoot, Audrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: University of London: 1961

Seller ID: 6640

Condition: Very Good


1st reprint. 128pp, complete dustjacket in plastic cover. Colour and b + w illustrations. Protective cover attached with sellotape, otherwise very clean. English costume from Saxon times to 1929. View more info