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Rare Pett's Annual - Guest Artist Illingworth 1944 Rare Pett's Annual - Guest Artist Illingworth 1944

A rare lightly erotic WWII soft cover publication in very good all original condition. Printed in England for and Published by Thomas's Publications Ltd. Severn Street, Birmingham.  Written as 'light fare' for the troops, there are 80 pages of sketches of beautiful women in tastefully erotic and humorous. The soft cover has detached from the slightly rusty staples but the pages are clean, very light foxing. The publication is 19.4 cm x 12.8 cm.

Price:  £48

 

 

Flight - The Wright Brothers in America Sept. 1910 Flight - The Wright Brothers in America Sept. 1910

Scarce Flight magazine in fair condition.  Flight was the first Aero Weekly in the World! 30 pages of fascinating information.  There are adverts, an article on the Wright Brothers in America, the Blair Atholl Experiments, the Havre meeting, Airship news, the Dublin meeting, Ireland's introduction to flight, foreign aviation news and much more. The adverts are only related to flight and flight engineering. The pages are fragile with age. The magazine is 30.4 cm x 22 cm.

Price:  £35

 

Collier's Magazine January 2, 1943

Collier's Magazine January 2, 1943

In fair to good condition all pages are clean.  It contains short stories by Kathleen Norris, Don Waters, Ernest Haycox, Nancy Titus, Struthers Burth, Harold Lamb and Elizabeth Decker.  Serial stories by George F. Worts and Mary Hastings Bradley.  Articles on Bette Davis 'Hollywood Cantee', Torment in Japan by Robert Bellaire, Behind the Guns, You'll be Warm by Henry L. Jackson, Vespers in Moscow by Irina Skariatina, 'In Which He Serves' - Noel coward's magnificent tribute to the British navy by Quentin Reynolds,  'Tires From The Test Tube by J. D. Ratcliff,  Canine Corps by Avery Strakosch, Mexico Pitches In by Alice Leone Moats, The All-Navy All-America by Grantland Rice, Miss Casey Jones 'Ladies day in the railroad yards by Jim Marshll.  Also article by Freling Foster 'Keep Up with the World' ,  Wing Talk.   There are many wonderfully designed original adverts.  There is some scuffing at the edges, top left has some color loss and bottom right has the mark of an old sticker.

Price:  £25

 

Collier's Magazine November 13, 1937

Collier's Magazine November 13, 1937

In good condition, all pages are clean.  It contains short stories by Margaret Craven, George Weller, John R. Tunis, Sax Rohmer, The Short Short Story by George Milburn.  Serial Stories by George F. Worts, Ernest Haycox.  Articles by Walter Davenport 'All Work and No Pay', Katharine Roberts 'The World's Her Stage' -Mercurial Maria Abba, James B. Connolly 'Record Breaking' -When there were giants on the field, W. B. Courtney 'Under His Wing' -Shorty Schroeder - safety man,  George Creel 'Coconino Cloudburst' -The lightening changes of Senator Ashurst. Also article by Freling Foster 'Keep Up with the World' ,  Of all things.  Editorial: Wealth is What You Make It.  A little scuffing around the edges and the bottom right has the mark of an old sticker.  There are wonderfully designed original adverts.

£28

 

First Steps to Golf by G.S. Brown First Steps to Golf by G.S. Brown

A scarce book in good all original condition with a tattered dust cover.  With special chapters on the value of practising and spoon play by H. H. Hilton.  Also with 93  illustrations from actual photographs by G.P Abraham, F.R.P.S., Keswick and 9 diagrams.  Published Mills & Boon, London 1922.  One owner name inscription to front end paper. Fourth edition 1924.

£18

 

An Atlas of the British Empire c.1944 An Atlas of the British Empire c.1944

Oxford Pamphlets on World Affairs.  20 Maps with explanatory text by Jasper H. Stembridge.

Original pamphlet in good condition, 2nd printing May 1944.  It has 42 pages and is 18.4 cm x 12 cm.

Price:  £9.99

 

Mrs.Ernest Ames - "Wonderful England" or "The Happy Land!" book 1902 Wonderful England! or, The Happy Land!

c. 1902

A fantastic book by Mrs. Ernest Ames, author of "The Tremendous Twins" - London: Grant Richards. The book is in fair condition, complete with 24 pictures. A few of the pages have small tears which do not detract from the lithographs which are in very good conditions. The book is 31.5 cms x 25 cms.

Price: £135

 

British Aristocracy and the House of Lords 1908 British Aristocracy and the House of Lords 1908

A wonderful rare booklet by Edward Carpenter.   London:  A.C. Fifield 1908.  This is a first separate edition of an essay which was first published in the "Albany Review" (later editions are noted as such)  The cover is stained from age with worn edges.  The book is in good condition.  There are 40 pages,  20 cms x 13.5 cms.

Price:  £25

Original Graham Moffat Comedies Poster c.1930s Original Graham Moffat Comedies Poster c.1930s

Original poster 'Book Early to See the Graham Moffat Comedies' in good condition.   There are very few small tears around the edges.   It is 78 cm (31") x 54 cm (21 ¼").

Price: £30  

This England c.1950 This England c.1950

Described by "Allan Junior" Published by Valentine and Sons Ltd.  Dundee and London.

A Pictorial memento of the scenic loveliness that lies within the land which the King calls "Our Own Dear Home".  It has a soft 18 cms x 12.2 cms and has 64 pages of pictures.

Price:  £15

John Speed's Atlas of England and Wales 1951 John Speed's Atlas of England and Wales 1951

This is an extremely interesting atlas of Tudor England and Wales.  There are 40 plates from John Speed's pocket atlas of 1627 introduced and described by E.G.R. Taylor and published by Penguin Books.  The intricately detailed coloured maps of the counties of England and Wales have been reproduced with the original spelling of the various places.  The book is in very good condition with dust cover which has slightly yellowed at the top.  There are 32 pages of explanations and 40 coloured plates.

Price:  £15

Ackermann's Cambridge c.1951

Ackermann's Cambridge c.1951

This is a fascinating book by Reginald Ross Williamson.  It has 34 pages of text and 20 coloured plates from "A History of the University of Cambridge,  its Colleges, Halls and Public Buildings 1815".  Published by Penguin Books Ltd.   It is in very good condition with dust cover which has a small tear at the base.

Price:  £15

When the Guards Are On Parade c.1931

Words by Leslie Sarony, music by Horatio Nicholls.  This sheet music has a wonderful cover in good condition.  Printed by The Lawrence Wright Music Co., London.  The edges are slightly scuffed and the back page has a small repair.

Price:  £4.99

London Explorer by Peter Jackson c.1953 London Explorer by Peter Jackson c.1953

This is a wonderful humorous guide to London by the famous cartoonist Peter Jackson.

 "It is a selection of cartoons illustrating fascinating facts about London - specially prepared for The Evening News by Peter Jackson with supporting text by W. Crawford Snowden"

Soft cover book 21.5 cms x 23.7 cms with 64 pages.  Every page has wonderful cartoons and descriptions of London's fascinating by-ways and lesser known facts and places. There are several interesting ads including one for Smiths watches and Whiteleys "England's Original Department Store".   It is in good condition with slight scuffing at both ends of the spine.

Price:  £19.95

original film strip from Titanic film c.1998 Original strip of film from the movie "Titanic"

There are 8 photographs and the top picture which includes the film strip. These come in a presentation cover.

Price:  £25

Rare Christie's Catalogue 1995 Sinatra Collection

Rare Christie's Catalogue 1995 Sinatra Collection

Christie’s - New York sale catalogue :  Fine Objects of Vertu, Fabergé, American Paintings & Memorabilia from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Sinatra.  Date of catalogue - 1st December 1995.  There are 250 superb lots on 112 pages. The hardback catalogue is illustrated in black and white & colour and is in excellent condition.
 

Price:  £35

 

 

The Beatles Collection: from the Trocadero Exhibition

Phillips Bayswater 21 April 1993 Catalogue

Scarce catalogue in very good condition with illustrated wraps. It is actually two Catalogues in one: The Beatles Collection, From the Trocadero Exhibition, 21 April, 1993, 42pp., black and white and color illustrations including  photographs, posters, music, etc.  Rock & Pop and Showbiz Memorabilia, 20 April, 1993, 48pp., black and white and color illustrations including movie posters, art, cells, photographs, etc. This is an excellent reference for Showbiz and Beatles buffs. The catalogue is 24.4 cm x 18.3 cm.

The Times of London Special Publication 'The Beatles 1963 - 1970' 8 pages.  In good all original condition, folded as can be seen in the picture.

Price: £12

 

British Sports - Britain in Pictures 1941 British Sports - Britain in Pictures 1941

A wonderful hard cover book with dust cover.  First Edition 1941.  By Eric Parker with 12 plates in colour and 17 illustrations in black and white.  Published for Penns in the Rocks Press by William Collins of London 1941.  The chapters describe Hunting, shooting, fishing, racing, cricket, football (rugger, soccer), rowing, fencing, ice-hockey, lawn tennis etc. etc. etc... in 48 pages.  The book is 23 cms x 17 cms, in good condition with a little scuffing at either end of the spine.  The colour plates are superb!

Price:  £19.99

 

The Orbit Poster Book c.1987

This is a superb large format book of posters in technicolour from Britain's brightest Science Fiction and Fantasy artists.  Published by Futura Publications in 1987.  It is 42 cm x 29.8 cm with 16 posters.  In very good condition, the cover has a few scrapes around the edges but the posters are perfect.

Price:  £28

 

Bobs-y'r-Uncle Card Game c.1935 Bobs-y'r-Uncle Card Game c.1935

This is a fabulous card game complete and in excellent condition.  The box is damaged and torn at the top as can be seen in the pictures.  The instructions and a sheet with the rhymes are included.  A Waddington, Leeds & London card game.  The date is April, 1935.  The box describes the game as "New Card Game,  A riot of Fun - A million Laughs".

Price:  £12

 

Rare book of decorative needlework from the Holy Land. Arabesque by Ziva Amir

Rare book of decorative needlework from the Holy Land.

This is a wonderful and rare book in good all original condition.  It is 24 cms x 23 cms with 64 pages.  The spine has been repaired at both ends.  1977 printed in Israel.

Price:  £48

 

   

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