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Image for Gamage's Christmas Bazaar 1913, being a facsimile reprint of the 1913 Christmas catalogue of A.W. Gamage Ltd of Holborn, London, with some pages from the 1911 General Catalogue

Gamage's Christmas Bazaar 1913, being a facsimile reprint of the 1913 Christmas catalogue of A.W. Gamage Ltd of Holborn, London, with some pages from the 1911 General Catalogue

By: Adburgham, Alison (introduction)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1974

Seller ID: 013239

ISBN: 0715366084

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp (36), 472, top edge foxed and fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise a very good copy in a slightly faded dustwrapper. [Gamages began life in 1878 in a rented watch repair shop and, after quickly becoming a success amongst its customers, was established as a London institution. In time it was to grow large enough to take up most of the block on which it was situated. The store finally closed in 1972, but prior to that had been unusual in th... View more info

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The Top - Universal Toy, Enduring Pastime

By: GOULD, D.W.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Folkestone, Bailey Brothers & Swinfen Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 006124


Illustrated, pp xiv, 274, a good copy in a slightly worn and price-clipped dustwrapper. With the attractive bookplate of Betty & Neville Main [The spinning top and its kin.] View more info

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Handbook of Knots

By: Graumont, Raoul

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, The Souvenir Press: 1977

Seller ID: 010858

ISBN: 0285621157

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp xiv, 194, a very good copy in very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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A Gnat May Drink - One Hundred Annotated Games of Chess from 1900 to 1999

By: Hinton, Jonathan

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LCCP: 2012

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 013378

ISBN: 0948443995

Condition: Good


Second, revised, edition. Large octavo, pp 416, fore-edge thumbed and very slightly creased, top and bottom edges a little soiled, a few very slightly turned corners, paperback, covers slightly worn, corners creased. SCARCE. [Alan O'Brien's clopy, with his signature on the dedication page.]. {A beautiful annotated games collection - featuring one hundred games from the twentieth century - presented chronologically with one game per year. Indexed by opening name, playe... View more info

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Riding : The Game of Polo

By: Hobson, Richard

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011090

ISBN: 085131581x

Condition: As New


Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp 93, pictorial boards, an excellent copy throughout. View more info

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Fun With Electric Trains

By: Kelly, Jim

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010982

ISBN: 089024-981

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 48, paperback, covers slightly worn. View more info

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The Bathroom Digest

By: Kreismer, Jack (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Saddle River, New Jersey, Red-Letter Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010845

ISBN: 0940462003

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp 128, very clean internally, green cloth showing only the faintest signs of wear. [Never before have some of the world's most famous authors been brought to America's favourite reading room. Presented in short story form for timely bathroom reading are great works of Poe, Twain, O'Henry, Conan Doyle, Ambrose Bierce and many other literary giants. This book is not only a collection of short story masterpieces. For those inclined to browse through printed mate... View more info

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Jigsaw Puzzles - an illustrated history and price guide

By: Williams, Anne D.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Radnor, Pennsylvania, Wallace-Homestead Book Company: 1990

Seller ID: 011713

ISBN: 0870695371

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large octavo, pp xvi, 362, paperback, covers slightly bumped, slightly creased, with a few dog-ears. View more info

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Popular Magic - a Book for the Amateur Conjuror

By: Zodiastar

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Universal Publications Ltd:

Seller ID: 011608

Condition: Very Good


Small 12mo (measures 164mm x 104mm), a few illustrations, pp 90, printed on pink paper, paperback, covers very slightly worn and age-toned, an old price neatly written on the upper cover. [The Mysterious Plate, The Ring and the String, The Bandaged Leg, The Deceitful Bowler Hat, The Soaring Sixpence, Pulling Your Thumb Off, and many more.] POSTAGE WILL BE MUCH REDUCED. View more info