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Oxford Versus Cambridge 1931 - Being the First Annual Supplement to Oxford Versus Cambridge - A Record of Inter- University Contests From 1827 - 1930

Faber & Faber, London
Large 8vo sewn booklet in stiff card covers, 24pp This copy is, incidentally, from the collection of Michael Meyer (1921- 2000 translator, biographer, journalist and dramatist) and has his signature on the front cover (hidden by the dust jacket )
Edges slightly tanned else FINE in a tanned and lightly edge-rubbed but otherwise VERY GOOD Dust Jacket (torn along the spine fold but neatly repaired with archival paper on the reverse, looks fine in its protector)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Hambledon Men - Being a new edition of John Nyren's 'Young Cricketers Tutor', together with a collection of other matter drawn from various sources, all bearing upon the great batsmen and bowlers before round-arm came in

Henry Frowde, London
1st Edition Thus. Small 8vo. in gilt ruled and decorated green cloth, top edge gilt, 252pp, plates, index
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy ( pages slightly tanned, faint slight bump to top corner of page-block)
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Wembley 1923 - 1973 - the Official Wembley Story of Fifty Years

Sportsworld, London
8vo in dark blue faux leather, gilt lettering to spine, 155pp on stiff art paper, illustrations in text
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a FINE Dust Jacket (few minute edge nicks, looks almost as new in its protector)
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The Eye of Duncan Phillips - A Collection in the Making

Phillips Collection, Washington D C / Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Thick, exceedingly heavy 4to in steel blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine,, 810pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (slight shelf rub to cover bottom edges) in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket
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Radios - the Golden Age

Chronicle Books, San Francisco
Large landscape 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 119pp, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved FINE copy (hint of tanning to covers, very thin sliver of mild creasing to top edge of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Fine Angling for Coarse Fish (Lonsdale Library Volume IV)

Seeley Service, London
Thick, heavy 8vo. in brown buckram gilt lettering to spine, 352pp, plates, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned, spine very slightly sunned)
1st editionHardcover
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The Dictionary of Picture Postcards in Britain 1894 - 1939

Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge
Thick, heavy 4to. in dark red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 310ppcolp numerous illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread or barely read copy in a FINE Dust Jacket (very slightly rubbed along top edges)
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A History of Golf in Britain

Cassell, London
Large heavy 4to in green buckram with gilt lettered leather label to spine (as issued), colour frontispiece, 312pp, 64pp plates, folding plan, index etc
About FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (top edge of page block dusty and tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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The Aero Field - July 1945 - Volume 9 (New Series) No. 6

Francis J Field, Sutton Coldfield
Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff paper wraps, pages numbered 114 to 132, plus single sheet printed catalogue 'Flown Cover Collections'. This is an original copy, not a facsimile
Covers slightly tanned else FINE, an extremely well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Foxhunting

Seeley, Service & Co., London (Lonsdale Library Volume VII)
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, 367pp, colour frontispiece, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight shelf rub to spine ends, unused, i.e. blank, bookplate to front paste-down end-paper, page-block edges very slightly tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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Build Your Own Cable Car

Perigee, New York
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 50pp on paper and stiff card leaves
VERY GOOD (covers dusty and a little rubbed, some tanning to preliminary text leaves, contents otherwise very clean and tight)
1st editionSoftcover
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2003

John Wisden, Alton, Hampshire
Thick small Octavo size (8vo) in gilt embossed brown faux leather, 1760pp
A well preserved almost AS NEW copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, page-block edges faintly dusty) in an almost AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The House on the Klong - The Bangkok Home and Asian Art Collection of James Thompson

Privately Printed, Tokyo
Quarto size (4to) in Thai silk covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, colour plate mounted on front cover (as issued), 87pp, plates in colour and b/w (some with tissue guards). Text in English
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small printed bookplate on fly-leaf, hint of foxing to rear two leaves only)
Hardcover
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The Keith Crump Collection of Cricket Memorabilia (Dreweatt Neate, Donnington, 26 September 2006 Auction Catalogue)

Dreweatt Neate, Donnington
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed boards with unclipped Dust Jacket, 95pp showing 555 lots of cricket themed medals, statuettes, commemorative whatnots and ceramic and metal knick-knackery, all or most illustrated in full colour
NEW copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Sugar Ray Robinson

Greenburg, New York
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in tan cloth, dark brown lettering to spine and boxing glove design to front cover, 119pp, photos in text, etc.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (few tiny specks of rub to cloth over the spine front hinge, minute crease to cloth at the bottom corner tip of front cover, pages very slightly tanned). An excellent copy of this very scarce book
1st editionHardcover
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Golf From Two Sides

Longmans, Green and Co, London
1st printing. Large Octavo size (8vo) in the publishers' original black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 197pp, portrait frontispiece and 27 photographic plates showing grips, stances, swings etc
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (slight self rub to spine ends and cover corner tips, page-block edges tanned and slightly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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MCC Yearbook 1988 - 89

Harrington Kilbride, London
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 280pp, illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (mild shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Laws of Four- Handed Bezique Adopted by the Portland Club with A Guide to the Game (SIGNED COPY)

Thos de La Rue, London
Small Octavo size (8vo). in blind ruled green cloth gilt lettering to front cover, patterned end-papers, all page-block edges gilt, 27pp with two blank leaves of thinner paper interleaved. This copy inscribed in ink 'With Persicus' compliments & best wishes' on verso of the front fly-leaf, there are also 2 ink corrections to the text, possibly also by the author. This book contains the rules of Bezique only, the list of contents calls for two more general chapters, a description and a guide to the game, which are lacking, it is probable the book was sold in two formats - the extra chapters included in copies for more general readers &c
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (very small chip to cloth on rear cover adjacent to the spine, mild crease to top fore-corner of front cover slightly mirrored by the page block and rear cover, circular private bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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British Jigsaw Puzzles of the 20th Century

Richard Dennis, Shepton
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed boards, 132pp, illustrations in text, colour plates, index etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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2001 Formula One Annual (SIGNED COPY)

European Press, London
Thick and very heavy Quarto size (4to) in black boards, 672pp, illustrated in colour throughout. Elegantly inscribed 'To andrew with best wished' and signed by Nigel Mansell on the title-page
Almost AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Sir William Burrell 1861 - 1958 (Revised Edition 1985)

Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries, Glasgow
Landscape Quarto size (4to) in stiff glossy card covers, 24pp, sepia plates etc
VERY GOOD (mild cover creasing, corners rubbed, otherwise a clean and tight copy)
Softcover
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Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - Part 2 / Two - Kasparov Vs Karpov 1975 - 1985

Everyman Chess, London
Heavy, large Octavo size (8vo). in rust red cloth, silver lettering to spine. 424pp, index etc
NEW copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Make Your Own Working Paper Clock

Harper and Row, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 40pp on stiff card. Cut out and make a clock etc
AS NEW (page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Postcards and Cigarette Cards (Philips Auction Catalogue for Sale 29 and 30 July 1987)

Phillips, Son and Neale, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 56pp plus 16pp plates at rear, 974 lots listed and described
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Telegraph Book of the Olympics

Aurum Press, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 309pp
NEW unread copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Inns of Sport

Whitbread and Co, London
Tall Octavo size (8vo). in colour printed boards, 54pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved very clean and bright FINE copy (tiny specks of rub to spine tips, hint of tanning to edges) in a dusty and very slightly edge-nicked but otherwise about FINE unclipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The New Practical Window Gardener - Being practical directions for the cultivation of flowering and foliage plants in windows and glazed cases, and the arrangement of plants and flowers for the embellishment of the household

Groombridge and Sons, London
Octavo size (8vo) in ornate colour printed and gilt embossed green cloth, bevelled cover edges, all page-block edges gilt, 204pp, numerous woodcuts in text plus 6 full page chromolithographs (frontispiece plus 5 others, and all called for)
An extremely well preserved, clean and tight VERY GOOD+ copy (very slight shelf rub to cover corner tips and spine ends, mild soiling or tanning to end-papers, scattered mild foxing to leaves)
1st editionHardcover
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Historische Aktien USA / Historic Stock Certificates USA, - Spiegelbilder der Wirtschaft - Band I / Mirrors of the Economy - Volume 1

Hermann Schmidt, Mainz
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in red cloth backed boards with printed paper labels to spine and front cover (as issued), 295pp, numerous colour illustrations, dual text in English and German
An almost AS NEW unread copy (faint shelf-rub to cover bottom edges, slight bump to bottom cover corner tips)
1st editionHardcover
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Thomas Hodge - The Golf Artist of St Andrews

Sports Design International, London
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed boards, 239pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
NEW copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Durham Bookbinders and Booksellers 1660 - 1760

Oxford Bibliographical Society, Oxford
Large Quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers, 61pp, plates etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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