W. Aerts [ed] (1993; First Edition), “The Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp” (Antwerp: Fonds Mercator) £15.00
Hardback, in pictorial dust-wrapper and slip-case. D/w, s/c, and book all in fine condition. Pp 425. Lavishly illustrated throughout. Loosely inserted is a 600mm x 235mm folded engraved print of the West front. English text. Heavy item will require extra postage.
Hilary Balon (1991; Second Edition), “The Paris of Henri IV: Architecture and Urbanism” (New York: Architectural History Foundation)
Paperback, no d/w. As new. Pp x, 378. Illustrated throughout in black and white.
H.O. Brunskill (1934; First , Limited and Signed), “A Short History of the Irish Parliament House, Now the Bank of Ireland” (Dublin: Bank of Ireland)
Paperback, no d/w. Brown pictorial card wraps, with staples just beginning to rust. Unpaginated [16pp ] . With floor plan and 7 black and white illustrations. Fine condition.
Esther De Costa Meyer (2008; First Edition), “Frank Gehry: On Line (Princeton University Art Museum Series)” (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Art Museum Monographs)
Richard A. Etlin (1996; Reprint), “Symbolic Space: French Enlightenment Architecture and Its Legacy” (Chicago: Chicago University Press)
Paperback, no d/w. Book has only the lightest of shelf-wear. Pp xxv, 235.
Quentin Hughes (1999; Second Edition), “Liverpool: City of Architecture” (Liverpool: The Bluecoat Press)
French pictorial card wraps. Book as new. Pp 176. Coloured photographic illustrations throughout.
Philip Jodidio (1999; First Edition), “Building a New Millennium” (Köln: Taschen)
Softback, no d/w. Pictorial French card wraps. Book as new. Pp 552. Coloured photographs throughout. Text in English, French and German.
Patrick Loftman and Brendan Nevin (1992; First Edition), “Urban Regeneration and Social Equity: a Case Study of Birmingham 1986 – 1992” (Birmingham: University of Central England in Birmingham)
Clear plastic/card covered binder. Plastic cover has crease across top rh corner, o/w in excellent condition throughout. Type - written on recto only, with many illustrations, tables etc. Pp. 177, . Research Paper no 8, in the series issued by the Faculty of the Built Environment.
Ian A Melville, Ian A Gordon, Anthony Boswood (1980; Second Enlarged Edition), “Structural Surveys of Dwelling Houses” (London: Estates Gazette Ltd )
Hard back in protected d/w. D/w slightly creased to head of spine, o/w fine. Book dark green/gilt, very slight water damage to last few pages, o/w fine. Pp xiv, 426. Enlarged to include structural surveys of flats and new dwellings.
William Morris (1900; Special Edition), “Architecture and History. A paper read before the Society for the Protection of Ancienrt Buildings, on July 1 1884.” (London: Longmans & Co.)
Faded grey cloth over grey paper-covered boards, which are slightly discoloured. Ep's foxed; internally fine. Pp 50. Printed at the Chiswick Press with the Golden type designed by William Morris for the Kelmscott Press.
Karen Nichols [ed] (2003; First Edition), “Michael Graves: Buildings and Projects, 1995 - 2003” (New York: Rizzoli)
French card wraps, with light shelf-wear only. Pp 352. Essay by Francisco Sanin.
Kate Pugh (1984; Reprint), “Estate Villages: Who Cares?” (London: Save Britain's Heritage)
Stapled pictorial card wraps. Small tea stain to front cover, otherwise in fine condition. Previous owner's name to fep. Pp 67. Ilustrated in b&w.
John Richardson (1983; First Edition), “Highgate: Its History Since the Fifteenth Century” (New Barnet: Historical Publications)
Hardback, in d/w. D/w complete but quite badly worn and rubbed along all edges. Book almost fine condition. Pp 286. Illustrated throughout. Heavy item will require extra postage.
Michal Rozek [text] and Adam Bujak [photos] (1987; First , Limited and Signed), “Kosciol Mariacki w Krakowie” (Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Sport i Turystyka)
Hardback, in protected d/w. Red cloth, gilt to spine and front board; head of spine bumped, otherwise in fine condition. D/w badly worn along edges. Pp 53, with a further 226 full-. or double-page, glossy, colour photographs. Measures 240mm x 310mm. Text in 5 languages: Polish, English, French, German, and Russian. Superb photographs of St. Mary's, Cracow's earliest medieval parish church.
“Something Worth Keeping? Post-War Architecture in England. With 2 Supplements” (1996; First Edition) (London: English Heritage)
Stapled card wraps. Very good, almost fine condition. Pp 32, illustrated in colour. Supplement #1 : pp 12; Churches, Civic Buildings, Bridges, Buildings for Healthcare, Higher Education. Supplement #2: pp 12; Entertainment, Planned Town Centres, New Town Housing, Rural Housing, Sculpture and Memorials.
“Town and Country Planning Act ; Chapter 72” (1968; First , Limited and Signed) (London: HMSO)
Paperback, no d/w. Cream coloured stapled wraps. Book dusty, but in very good condition. Pp vi, 141.
Clough Williams-Ellis (1963; First Edition), “Portmeirion: The Place and Its Meaning” (London: Faber and Faber)
Hardback, in d/w. Pictorial d/w creased and worn along all edges, minor loss to head and tail of spine. Book has minor wear to head and tail of spine, otherwise fine condition. Dark green cloth, with red/gilt to spine, and gilt title to front board. Internally in fine condition. Pp 96. With coloured frontis., and 31 b&w photographic illustrations.
“Pilot's Notes for Chipmunk T10” (St Annes-on-Sea: Air Data Publications)
Blue-grey stapled card wraps, in very good condition. Pp 32. With fold-out photos of cockpit in fine condition. Dated February 1950 to contents page.
“Pilot's Notes for Harvard IIB Wasp R-1340-AN-1 Engine” (1944; Air Minitsry)
Slate-blue stapled card wraps, in very good condition. Pp 24 + fold-out diagrams. First published Feb 1944, this is the first reprint of Oct 1944 with 5 further amenments added.
”Pilot's Notes for Meteor 3” (1951; Reprint) (St Annes-on-Sea; Air Data Publications) £10.00 £9.20
Slate-blue stapled card wraps, in very good condition. Pp 36 + fold-out diagrams. First published Aug 1946, second edition March 1949: this is the reprint of Jan 1951.
“Pilot's Notes for Mitchell III: Two Cyclone R-2600-29 Engines” (1945) (St Annes-on-Sea: Air Data Publications)
Blue-grey stapled card wraps in very good condition. Pp 44. With b&w frontis photo, and fold-out photos of cockpit in fine condition. Dated on tp May 1945.
“Pilot's Notes for Oxford I & II: Two Cheetah X Engines” (Second edition; Air Ministry) £10.00 £9.20
Slate-blue stapled card wraps, in very good condition. Pp 36 + fold-out diagrams. First published May 1944, this is the second edition, with 5 further amendments to March 1947.
“Pilot's Notes for Tempest II: Centaurus V Engine” (St Annes-on-Sea: Air Data Publications)
Blue-grey stapled card wraps in very good condition. Pp 44. With fold-out photos of cockpit in fine condition. Dated August 1946 to contents page.
“Pilot's Notes for Warwick II & V: Two Centaurus VII or XI Engines” (St Annes-on-Sea: Air Data Publications)
Blue-grey stapled card wraps, in very good condition. Pp 36. With fold-out photos of cockpit in fine condition. Dated October 1945 to contents page.
“Pilot's and Flight Engineer's Notes Liberator III, V, VI & VIII” (1944; 3rd Edition) (St Annes-on-Sea: Air Data Publications)
Blue-grey card wraps, slightly sunned. Pp 72. With b&w photo frontis and 6 diagrams and fold-out photos of the cockpit in fine condition.
“Pilot's and Flight Engineer's Notes: Lincoln I & II: Mark I - Four Merlin 85 or 85A Power Plants: Mark II - Four Merlin 68 or 68A Power Plants” (Loughton, Essex: Sapphire Productions)
Blue-grey stapled card wraps, in very good condition. Pp 52. With fold-out charts and illustrations to rear in fine condition. Dated June 1947 to contents page.
Nicholas Roberts [comp] (1979; First Edition), “Boulton Paul Defiant: Aircraft Crash Log No. 5” (Leeds: Self-published)
Stapled card wraps, front very slightly creased. Airfields occasionally underlined in red by previous owner ; signed and dated by author inside front cover. Pp , 32.
David J. Smith [comp] (First Edition), “Vickers Wellington Crash Log: Volume 1, 1937 – 1942” (Bebington, Wirral: Self-published)
Stapled pictorial card wraps, in very good condition. Undated. Unpaginated [ pp 40 ]. Illustrated in b&w. Occasional underlinings, otherwise in fine condition.
“The Aesthetic Aspect of Civil Engineering Design : a Record of Six Lectures Delivered at the institution” (1945; First Edition) (London: Institute of Civil Engineers)
Paperback, faded spine, lightly shef-worn edges. Pp 120. Illustrated throughout.
Anon. (1920; Second Edition), “Two Centuries of Shipbuilding By the Scotts at Greenock” (London: Offices of 'Engineering')
Hardback, no dust wrapper. Spine is black morocco leather, with gilt title and decorations, faded somewhat to exposed area. Boards are three-quarter green cloth, with gilt stamped titles and decoration. Very light shelf wear to extremities. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. No markings or inscriptions to interior. Very light foxing throughout. Pp xviii, 192; illustrated with eighty-six plates; many line drawings in text; with index.
Anon. (1956), ”Salt Glazed Stoneware Pipes and Fittings” (Denby Dale: Naylor Bros. (Clayware) Ltd.)
Hardback, no dust wrapper. A trade catalogue, very well illustrated with line drawings of range of products and with photographs of factories which were based in Denby Dale near Huddersfield and Cawthorne near Barnsley. In pristine condition, tabulated into sections, with supplementary catalogue in rear pocket.
Ernest Bayly [ed] (Reprint), “Thorens” (Bournemouth: The City of London Phonograph and Gramophone Society)
Blue card covers, taped spine, 22 stapled pages. Undated [1970's?]. A catalogue of cylinder and early shellac 78 rpm record players, reprinted from partial catalogues of 1907, 1910, and 1914, produced by Thorens. Text in English, French, German and Spanish.
Israel Berkovitch (1978; First Edition), “Coal: Energy and Chemical Storehouse” (Redhill: Portcullis Press)
Hardback, in d/w. Both book and d/w in fine condition. Pp vii, , 140. Illustrated in b&w.
Bishop & Henkel (1957; First Edition), “The Measurement of Soil Properties in the Triaxial Test” (London: Edward Arnold)
Very good cloth bound hardback, in edge-worn d/w. Previous owner's name to fep. Pp viii, 190.
“The Black Diamond: Volume 34; Nos 1 to 26; Jan 7, 1905 to July 1, 1905” (1905; First , Limited and Signed) (Chicago: Black Diamond Co (Inc))
Hardback, no d/w. 1/4 cream hessian, marbled paper covered boards. Library binding, with small number below title on spine, and small library stamp to occasional pages. Spine slightly stained, but with little wear. Boards scuffed with some loss of marbling to edges and corners. Internally in very good condition, with only the preliminary pages with minor tears. Comprises 26 issues of the weekly coal mining magazine. Each issue has 52 pages, containing many advertisements [many illustrated], and numerous articles and photographs on the U.S. mining industry. The “Black Diamond” was the official newspaper of The Indiana Coal Operator's Association and The Iowa Coal Operator's Association. The pagination is unusual: issue nos 1 to 12 are pages 1 to 624; issues 13 to 26 are individually paginated 1 to 52; making a total of 1352 pages. This is an exceptionally heavy item weighing almost 7 kgs, and measures 14” x 10.5” x 3”. Postage to the UK will be £15.00; to the USA, £65 “global economy” is the cheapest [28 day delivery] or £95 “global express” is the fastest. Very scarce set.
Robert Bowen (1975; First Edition), “Grouting in Engineering Practice” (London: Applied Science Publishers Ltd)
Hardback,in d/w. D/w faded down spine. Previous owner's name to fep. Pp vii, 187. With 20 illustrations.
David Butler and John W. Davies (2004; Second Edition), “Urban Drainage” (London: Spon Press)
Paperback, no d/w. Light edge-wear only, no markings or inscriptions. Pp xxii, 543.
“Chalk in Earthworks and Foundations: Proceedings of the Symposium Held at the Institution of Civil Engineers, Thursday 22nd April 1965” (1966; First Edition) (London: Institution of Civil Engineers)
Paperback, no d/w. Spine slightly rubbed, otherwise very good condition. Previous owner's name to inside front cover. Pp 118. Illustrated in b&w.
H. H. Creasey (1928; Reprint), “Town's Gas: Services, Meters, Appliances and Their Installation” (London: Gresham Publishing Company Ltd)
Hardback, no dust wrapper. Dark grey cloth / black. Head and tail of spine and hinges worn. Corners bumped. Slight stain on front board. Previous owner's name label on f.e.p. Pp 98; with 95 illustrations and 11 tables.
Thomas Duff, Joseph Hegarty & Matthew Hussey (2000; First Edition), “The Story of the Dublin Institute of Technology” (Dublin: Blackhall Publishing) £5.00
Hardback with protected dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is complete and in fine condition. Green cloth / gilt to spine. Volume is in fine condition. No markings or inscriptions to interior. Pp xix, 211; with index.
A F Rivers Fletcher [ed] (1954; First Edition), “V. 16: The Story of the B.R.M. Engine” (London :Motor Racing Publications)
Hardback, no d/w. Lime green paper covered boards, orange lettering to front board. Spine and corners somewhat worn. Pictorial eps. 26 stapled pages, with centre pages becoming loose from staples. 8 transparent pages showing internal workings, plus other illustrations.
G. J. Hughes [ed] (1984; First Edition), “Electricity & Buildings” (London: Peter Peregrinus Ltd., (on Behalf of the Institution of Electrical engineers)) £5.00
Hardback, in d/w. Both book and d/w in almost fine condition. Pp xxxviii, 831. Heavy item will require extra postage.
“Instruction Booklet for O.H.V. Panthers; All Models 1936” (1937; First Edition) (Cleckheaton: Phelon & Moore Ltd)
Red card stapled wraps, rather grubby, torn and repaired. Internally finger-marked. Pp 19. Illustrated in b&w. Covers Redwings Model 80, 85, 90, 100; Red Panthers Model 20, 30, 1.
H. Alan Lloyd (1938; First Edition), “ The English Domestic Clock: Its Evolution and History; a Brief Guide to the Essential Details for Dating a Clock” (Ashstead, Surrey: Self-published)
1/4 brown cloth, with brown paper-covered boards, title and inlaid photo set inside ruled lines. Light edge-wear only; almost fine condition. Internally fine, save for 1” tear to lower corner of pp 11/12. . Pp 28 + index. With 57 illustrations.
Ian Mcfeat-Smith & Peter Lumb [eds] (1982; First Edition), “Proceedings of the Seventh Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference, 22nd to 26th November 1982, Hong Kong: 2 Volume Set” (Hong Kong: The Organizing Committee)
Hardbacks, in d/w's. D/w's with light shelf-wear. Books in very good condition indeed: dark blue with gilt to spine and front boards. Vol.1 pp946. Vol II. pp 377 + register and index. Weighs over 3 Kgs : will require extra postage.
Professor John Perry (1890: First Edition) “Spinning Tops: The Operatives Lecture of the British Association Meeting at Leeds 6th September 1890” (London: SPCK) £10.00
Hardback, no d/w. Pictorial red cloth decorated with black/gilt. Spine darkened; front board faintly water damaged; Slight edge-wear. Internally very good condition. Pp 136, 8. Illustrated throughout with b&w line drawings. The Romance of Science Series.
“The Position of the Engineer in Relation to Town and Regional Planning: a Record of Four Lectures Delivered at the Institution” (1945; First Edition) (London: Institution of Civil Engineers)
Card wraps, previous owner's name to inside front cover. Pp 96.
“The Principles and Application of Soil Mechanics: a Record of Four Lectures Delivered at the Institution” (1946; First Edition) (London: Institution of Civil Engineers)
Card wraps, previous owner's name to inside front cover. Pp 119.
Frederick A. Talbot (1919; First , Limited and Signed), “All About Aircraft of Today” (London: Cassell and Co Ltd)
Hardback, no d/w. Pictorial cloth covered boards. Spine lightly bumped to head and tail, front lower right -hand corner bumped, otherwise in lovely condition. Dark grey cloth, lettering on spine and front in bright red. Pictorial design in black and white on spine shows front of biplane; that on the front board is in black, red and white, and shows airship over houses. Edges foxed. Internally very good condition, with occasional light foxing. Presentation message [Xmas] pasted to fep. Pp x, 360. Coloured frontis. and 39 black and white photographs . Very good copy of a detailed and informative book.
Barbara Tilson [ed] (1989; First Edition), “Made in Birmingham: Design & Industry 1889 - 1989” (Studley: Brewin Books)
Paperback, no d/w. Spine slightly faded, book slightly cockled, previous owner’s name to htp, otherwise in very good condition. Pp xvi, 304. Illustrated in b&w.
“Workshop Instruction Manual for the Unapproachable Norton Motor Cycle: W.D. Model” (First Edition) (Birmingham: Norton Motors)
Dark green stapled card wraps, slightly worn and creased. Internally in very good condition. Undated. Pp 29 + 3pp for notes. Illustrated in b&w.
Faysal Yachir (1988; First , Limited and Signed), “The World Steel Industry Today” (London: Zed Books Ltd.)
Paperback, no d/w. Book has light pencil annotations, otherwise in fine condition. Pp 83.
“Millennium Canteen Catalogue 1998” (1998; First Edition) (Sheffield: Sheffield City Council)
Pictorial stapled card wraps with light shelf-wear only. Pp 24, illustrated in colour. Commissioned by Sheffield City Council from the Association of British Designer Silversmiths in 1997 to celebrate 700 years of cutlery making in the City. Published on the occasion of the 362nd Cutler's Feast, Thursday May 21st 1998.
Eversley Belfield (1978; First , Limited and Signed), “The Queen's Dragoon Guards” (London: Leo Cooper Ltd)
Hardback in d/w. D/w has shelf - worn edges, and crease down front flap. Book lightly shelf - worn; previous owner's signature tippexed - out on verso of htp, first few pages lightly creased. Pp xiii, 114. Illustrated with black and white plates.
Jeremy Black (1999; First , Limited and Signed), “Britain as a Military Power 1688-1815” (London: UCL Press)
Hardback, in d/w. Brand new book. Pp viii, , 332. With b&w maps and illustrations.
Brian Bond [ed] (1994; Reprint), “Victorian Military Campaigns” (London: Tom Donovan)
Hardback, in protected d/w. Both book and d/w as new. Pp 328. Illustrated in black and white.
A. P. Coleman (1999; First Edition), “A Special Corps: The Beginnings of Gurkha Service with the British” (Bishop Auckland: Pentland Press)
Hardback, in d/w. D/w slightly shelf-worn, book fine condition. Pp xxxii, 317. Illustrated in b&w and colour plates.
Garry O'Connor (2013; First Edition), “The 1st Household Cavalry 1943 - 44: In The Shadow of Monte Amaro” (Stroud: Spellmount/History Press)
Hardback in d/w Both book and d/w in fine condition. Pp 192. With 16pp b&w photographs.
T. A. Fitzpatrick (1992; Pentland Press), “Weather and War” (Edinburgh: Pentland Press)
Hardback, in d/w. Pictorial d/w in very good condition. Book in almost fine condition: The foreword by P.J. Meade has occasional underlinings, and his obituary taped to the page. Met. Office sticker to dedication page. Pp xvii, 147.
Dick Geary (1995; First Edition), “Hitler in Nacizem” (Ljubljana: ZPS)
Paperback, no d/w. As new. Pp 113. Signed and dedicated by author on htp. SLOVENIAN TEXT.
Sqn. Ldr. A. G. Goulding, DFM (1985; First Edition), “Uncommon Valour: a Personal Viewpoint of Bomber Command 1939-45” (Braunton, Devon: Merlin Books Ltd)
Hardback, in d/w. Both book and d/w in fine condition. Pp 183. Illustrated in b&w. Signed “Best Wishes, A.G. Goulding” on blank opposite title page.
Roland A. Hammersley, DFM (1992; First Edition), “Into Battle with 57 Squadron” (Wareham: Self-published)
Grey pictorial card wraps; book in fine condition. Pp vii, 159. Illustrated with b&w photos and line drawings by Neil Gibson. Dedicated and signed by author on title page. Loosely inserted: 1 - newspaper cutting of the author's betrothal; 2 - post card of Wareham church, originally sketched by the author, with hand-written message, dated and signed by the author to verso.
Hugh Hanning (1996; First , Limited and Signed), “Five Wars, One Cause: Why We Need Peace Crimes Tribunals” (Tunbridge Wells: Parapress) £4.00
Paperback, no d/w. Book as new. Pp 92. “A treatise without footnotes”. A volume in the “Into Battle” series.
Charles Higham (1983; First Edition), “Trading with the Enemy: An Expose of the Nazi-American Money Plot 1933 - 1949” (London: Robert Hale)
Hardback, in d/w. Both book and d/w have only light shelf-wear. Pp xx, 277.
J. E. “Johnnie” Johnson (1985), “The Story of Air Fighting” (London: Hutchinson)
Hardback, in d/w. Both book and d/w in almost fine condition. Pp 306. Illustrated in b&w. Revised and enlarged edition. Signed and inscribed by author on fep.
Richard Landwehr (1989; First Edition), “Charlemagne's Legionnaires: French Volunteers of the Waffen - SS, 1943 – 1945” (Silver Spring, Maryland: Bibliophile Legion Books Inc.)
Hardback, no d/w. Pictorial laminated boards, by Ramiro Bujeiro. Head and tail of spine and upper corners bumped, otherwise fine condition. Internally, half-a-dozen pages slightly creased, otherwise also fine condition. Pp 272. Illustrated throughout in b&w.
T. E. Lawrence (1936; Limited & Numbered First Edition), “Crusader Castles [2 Volume Set]” (London: The Golden Cockerel Press)
Hardbacks, no d/w's. Half red morocco, cream cloth covered boards, 5 raised bands, gitl titles and Cockerel emblem to spines. Bindings by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. TEG. Bookplates of Michael Maclagan, Trinity College, Oxford to front paste-downs. VOLUME I, The Thesis: small piece missing from head of spine; slight insect damage to morocco at rear; cloth partly frayed from edge of morocco, lower front right-hand corner; spine very slightly faded; pp 56, plus b&w photos, drawings, maps and plans, some colour; 2 fold-out maps in sleeve to rear in fine condition. VOLUME II, The Letters: morocco spine slightly faded, with 2 small areas of insect damage to front; pp 62, plus drawings, photos, etc. Number 645 of a limited edition of 1,000, printed in Perpetua type on British mould-made paper.
Peter Mackertich (1996; First Edition), “Blockhaus” (London: Imperial War Museum)
Pictorial card covers, ring binding. Fine condition. Unpaginated . An exhibition of photographs at the Imperial War Museum, London 25 April - 30 June 1996. Introduction by Angela Wright.
John Marshall Deane (1984; First Edition), “A Journal of Marlborough's Campaigns During the War of the Spanish Succession 1704 – 1711” (Sandhurst: Society for Army Historical Research)
Paperback, no d/w. Buff coloured card covers, with small spots of discolouration down rear hinge: otherwise fine condition. Pp xxiii, 160. With frontis, 16pp b&w plates, and 2 fold-out maps. Edited and introduced by D.G. Chandler. S.A.H.R. Special Publication No. 12.
Peter D. Mason (1989; First Edition), “Fighting Church Fenton: The Story of Royal Air Force Church Fenton (1937-1989)” (Pegasus Studio)
Paperback no d/w. Pictorial covers with light wear to extremities. Pp xiv, 124, . A detailed history illustrated in b&w. Loosely inserted are a couple of pages from Royal Air Force News, July 1991, giving details of the station's closure.
Andrew Melvill & Torick Ameer-Ali (1918; First Edition), “Memoirs of Sir Andrew Melvill Translated from the French, and the Wars of the Seventeenth Century By Torick Ameer-A” (London: John Lane, the Bodley Head)
Hardback, no d/w. Blue cloth, with gilt to spine; blind-stamped ruled and titled to front board. Spine darkened and bumped to head and tail. Both front and rear boards are worn along edges (nibbled by mice?) . Internally very good. Pp xvi, 297 . With fold-out frontis, 2 other fold-out maps (all in fine condition ), 3pp plates and facsimile of original title page. Foreword by Sir Ian Hamilton. Two pages of ads to rear. Front paste-down bears the book-plate and dated signature of “Hartington, October 1918”: this was the future Duke of Devonshire.
Douglas Mourton (1999; First Edition), “Lucky Doug: Memoirs of the RAF 1937 - 1946 and After” (Bishop Auckland: Pentland Press)
Hardback, in d/w. Pictorial d/w has a tiny hole rubbed at front lower left hand corner, and is slightly scuffed at rear. Book in fine condition. Pp x, 208. Signed and dedicated on fep by both author and his wife, Maisie.
M. De Norvins (1884; Eleventh Impression), “Histoire De Napoleon [2 Vol. Set]” (Paris: Au Bureau Des Publications Illustrees)
Hardbacks, no d/w's. Both volumes in matching bindings: 1/4 maroon morocco, 5 raised bands, gilt decorated panels and titles, maroon marbled paper-covered boards. Both volumes in similar condition: spines worn at head and tail, but with no loss; all corners and edges worn ; boards scuffed with some loss of paper; marbled ep's; foxing throughout. Vol. I : pp 535 with 3 fold-out maps to rear; vol II: pp 528 with 3 fold-out maps to rear - last section becoming loose. Both volumes illustrated throughout with black and white steel engravings and battle plans.
William L Priest (2000; First Edition), “Swear Like a Trooper: a Dictionary of Military Terms and Phrases” (Virginia: Rockridge)
Hardback, in d/w. As new. Pp viii, 232.
R. V. Radford, “Watch Opened”
Blue, stapled, card wraps in very good condition. Slight scuffing to front. Pp 84. Illustrated in b&w. Dated 1980 to title page ; addendum dated December 1985. No publisher given: for RAF use only.
Brian Robson (1975; First , Limited and Signed), “Swords of the British Army: The Regular Patterns 1788 – 1914” (London: Arms and Armour Press)
Hardback, in protected d/w. Both book and d/w have light foxing to edges, otherwise in fine condition. No markings or inscriptions, and d/w not price-clipped. Green cloth/gilt to spine. Pp 208. Illustrated throughout in black and white.
Cliff Russell (1991; First , Limited and Signed), “The Nomadic Soldier” (Lewes: Book Guild)
Hardback, in protected d/w. Both book and d/w as new. Pp 106. Illustrated in black and white with photographs and sketches. A Sheffield man's experiences of Europe and Burma in the Second World War.
Stephen Sackur (1991; First , Limited and Signed), “On the Basra Road” (London: London Review of Books)
Paperback, no d/w. Very light shelf-wear, otherwise in fine condition. Pp 78. The B.B.C. journalist's account of the Iraq war.
Andy Simpson (1995; First , Limited and Signed), “The Evolution of Victory: British Battles on the Western Front 1914-1918” (London: Tom Donovan)
Hardback, in d/w. As new. Pp 152, with b&w illustrations.
Eric Taylor (1987; First Edition), “Operation Millennium: 'Bomber' Harris 's Raid on Cologne, May 1942” (London: Robert Hale)
Hardback, in d/w. D/w sunned down spine, very slightly worn at head & tail. Book has slightly skewed spine. Pp 218. Illustrated in b&w. TLS from author loosely inserted.
Fred Taylor [ed] (1982; First Edition), “The Goebbels Diaries, 1939 - 1941” (London: Hamish Hamilton)
Hardback in d/w. D/w slightly faded down spine, otherwise both book and d/w have only light shelf-wear. Pp xiii, 490. Illustrated in b&w. English text: translated and edited by Fred Taylor; introduction by John Keegan.
W. Taylor (1997; Reprint), “The History of RAF Stations Ossington and Gamston, World War Two” (Retford: Self-published)
Stapled, white pictorial card wraps in fine condition. Pp 192. Illustrated in b&w. Signed and dated by author on tp. Loosely inserted TLS re publication.
W. Taylor (1994; Reprint), “RAF Winthorpe a History 1940-1945; 2 Volume Set” (Lincoln: Brayford Press)
Stapled card wraps, plastic tape to spine; vol.1 has 3 small scuff marks to front, a little underlining on copyright page, otherwise both volumes in fine condition. Volume 1 : RAF Winthorpe a History 1940 - 1945: green pictorial covers, red spine ; pp 54 ; signed and dated by author on tp. Volume 2: RAF Winthorpe Photographic Memories and Anecdotes 1940-1945; buff pictorial covers, black spine; pp 86; signed and dated by author on tp. Both volumes illustrated in b&w.
W. Taylor (1984; First Edition), “RAF Winthorpe a History 1940-1945” (Lincoln: Control Column Publications)
Stapled pictorial, pale-blue, card wraps; very light wear to spine, slight underlining to Foreword. Pp 60. Illustrated in b&w. Signed and dated by author on title page.
Flt. Lt. A.N. White (1977; First Edition), “44 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force on Operations: An Operational Record Including a Roll of Honour” (Self-published)
Stapled pictorial card wraps, in fine condition. Pp 76. Illustrated in b&w. Published by the author to commemorate the Squadron's Diamond Jubilee.
Peter Young (1967; First , Limited and Signed), “The Israeli Campaign 1967” (London: William Kimber)
Hardback, in protected d/w. Book slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine. D/w repaired tears, with some loss to top edge; slight foxing to page edges. Pp 192. Illustrated in black and white.
Sir John Harington (1927; Limited and Numbered for Subscribers Only), “The Metamorphosis of Aiax a New Discourse of a Stale Subject By Sir John Harington with an Anatomie of the Metamorpho-sed Aiax” (London: Fanfrolico Press)
Hardback, no d/w. Grey paper-covered boards, red titles and designs to spine and front. Spine darkened, slightly bumped at head and tail. Pp xxix, tp, 143, colophon. With frontis. Printed at the Westminster Press; “The edition is limited to 450 copies of which this is No. 304.” The front paste-down bears the bookplate, measuring 75mm x 25mm: “From the library of C.H. St John Hornby, Shelley House, Chelsea” - famous bibliophile and founder of the Ashendene Press.