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Image for The Legend and Bizarre Crimes of Spring Heeled Jack

The Legend and Bizarre Crimes of Spring Heeled Jack

By: HAINING, Peter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: 007088

ISBN: 0584102763


Illustrated, pp x, 179, a corner cut fron the front endpaper, cloth very slightly worn, in a slightly worn dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. View more info

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The Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis

By: Haliday, Stephen

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Thrupp, Stroud., Sutton Publishing Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014574

ISBN: 0750919752

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xiv, 210, very clean internally, red cloth leaning slightly but otherwise very good, no dustwrapper. View more info

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Marie Stopes : A Biography

By: Hall, Ruth

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010945

ISBN: 0233968792

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 351, a very slight mark on the fore-edged otherwise in extremely clean condition internally, cloth in excellent condition, the dustwrapper shows slight age-toning and is very slightly faded on the spine. View more info

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The Town Labourer, 1760-1832 - The New Civilisation

By: Hammond, J.L. & Hammond, Barbara

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green & Co.: 1932

Seller ID: 013363

Condition: Good


New impression. Small octavo, pp x, 342, some neat light pencil linings in the margins, a little weak internally, one internal hinge cracked, two small neat names on the front endpaper and a small bookplate, cloth slightly worn, and very slightly faded. View more info

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Tea - The Eyelids of Bodhidharma

By: Hesse. Eelco

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Chalmington, Dorchester, Prism Press: 1982

Seller ID: 011210

ISBN: 0907061060

Condition: Good


Illustrated, horizontal 8vo, pp (4), 118, age-toned, lower corner a little bumped, paperback, slightly worn and marked. [A fascinating history of the tea-trade and tea drinking.] View more info

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Guide Mondial de Cartes-Telephones

By: Hiscocks, S.E.R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ringwood & London, Stanley Gibbons: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011191

ISBN: 0852592671

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, octavo, pp 176, paperback, very slightly used internally, covers slightly rubbed and very slightly worn. View more info

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Marriage a la Mode

By: Hogarth, William

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Lear: 1947

Seller ID: 011030

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp (94), clean internally, black cloth slightly marked, otherwise a good copy in a poor torn dustwrapper. View more info

Further Light on the Ancestry of William Penn

By: Hogg, Oliver F.G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Society of Genealogists: 1964

Seller ID: 005372


2 plates, small 8vo, pp (2), 43,(4), paperback, a little worn and marked throughout, a splashmark to the upper cover. View more info

Image for The Porcelain God - a Social History of the Toilet.

The Porcelain God - a Social History of the Toilet.

By: Horan, Julie L.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 1996

Seller ID: 000364

ISBN: 1861050518

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, white cloth, pp (x), 216, a tiny mark to the front endpaper, otherwise very good in dustwrapper. View more info

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The Chartist Movement

By: Hovell, Mark, (edited and completed, with a memoir, by T.F. Tout)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Manchester & London, Manchester at the University Press & Longmans: 1925

Seller ID: 006206


Second edition, with corrections. Small thick 8vo, portrait frontispiece. pp xxxviii, 327, fore-edge foxed and a little also on the preliminary and last few pages, paperback, slightly worn throughout, the spine creased. View more info

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Population and Food Supply - essays on human needs and agricultural prospects

By: Hutchinson, Sir Joseph (editor)

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014144

ISBN: 0521074010

Condition: Very Good


Slim octavo, pp viii, 144, endpoapers slightly age-toned, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth very slightly faded at the lower margins, in a very slightly worn dustwrapper which is price-clipped by the publisher. View more info

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The Development of Transportation in Modern England

By: Jackman, W.T. (introduction by W.H. Chaloner)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co., Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: 007063


With five maps, large and very thick 8vo, pp xxxiv, 820, fore-edge slightly thumbed, very tiny turns to a few corners, front endpaper a bit stained (probably from glue used in the book), rear endpaper marked from cellotaqpe, cloth very slightly marked, in a dustwrapper which is a little rubbed and chipped but not price-clipped (now protected in a removable plastic film). [The new introduction is extensive and comprises an introductory guide to recently published work on the history of British transport up to 1850.] View more info

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A Counter-blaste to Tobacco [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: James I (foreword by Ann Hill)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Rodale Press: 1954

Seller ID: 009292

Condition: Very Good


Coloured title page, illustrated, slim small 8vo, pp 36, cloth-backed boards, slightly worn, spine head pulled. Postage will be reduced. [A modern printing, not a facsimile] . [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washin... View more info

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The Story of Wedgewood

By: Kelly, Alison

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1975

Seller ID: 013727

ISBN: 0571103928

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition with extra illustrations. large octavo, pp 92 + plates. very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly marked and worn. View more info

Image for Alcohol and the Public Health: The Prevention of Harm Related to the Use of Alcohol  - a study by a working party of the Faculty of Public Health Medecine, Royal College of Physicians

Alcohol and the Public Health: The Prevention of Harm Related to the Use of Alcohol - a study by a working party of the Faculty of Public Health Medecine, Royal College of Physicians

By: Kemm, J.R. (chairman)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010847

ISBN: 0333547780

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp 218, very clean internally, cloth corners very slightly bumped, in a slightly worn dustwrapper. [Alcohol consumption and alcohol-induced social and health problems are fast increasing, while 'safe' intake levels are revised downwards. Result, a resurgence of concern. This authoritative, balanced and factual book is for social workers, community nurses, health visitors, midwives, GP's, community and religious leaders, politicians, police, voluntary and action groups, schools and teachers, and, of course, those in the drinks trade. Most importantly, it applies to those at risk, the... View more info

Women Rule the Plot - the story of the 100 year fight to establish women's place in farm and garden

By: King, Peter; Ottesen, Carole & Rose, Graham

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1999

Seller ID: 007390

ISBN: 0715629492

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 160, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Diamond Dealers and Feather Merchants - tales from the sciences

By: KLOTZ, Irving M.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Boston, Basle & Stuttgart, Birkhauser: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007317

ISBN: 0817633030

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp x, 120, a good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Horsham - Her Story : brief lives of Horsham women, 1200-2000 A.D.

By: Knight, Jeremy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Horsham museum Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007633

ISBN: 1902484126

Condition: Good


Illustrated, quarto, pp (70), paperback, ringbound, slightly worn, covers slightly faded. View more info

The Story of the Horse

By: LAMB, A.J.R.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Alexander Maclehose & Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 005164


Illustrated, pp xiv, 320, slightly worn, cloth slightly blotched and marked. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter). View more info

History of Fire Fighting (City of York, Castle Museum, Kirk Collection of Bygones)

By: Lewis, Alice B.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: York, The Committee: 1940

Seller ID: 006902


Illustrated, 8vo, pp 46, (2), paperback, covers a little worn and frayed, [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info