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The British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft - Rules for the Construction and Classification of Steel Ships 1928, (Clark, Robert - Chairman)
1 (Clark, Robert - Chairman) The British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft - Rules for the Construction and Classification of Steel Ships 1928
Glasgow The British Corporation Register 1928 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm. Very Good condition. Full maroon leatherette. Gilt to face. Corners lightly bumped. Hinges strengthened (original). Some light rubbing to edges and light wrinkling to front cover edges otherwise an excellent copy. SCARCE. xxxiv, 318 pages Structured in three main sections Rules, Surveys & Fees, and Tables with a comprehensive index at beginning. Rules 'section' contents include 'Rules for the Classification and Construction of Steel Ships'; 'Ships Intended to Carry Oil in Bulk'; 'Rules for the Classification and Construction of Machinery'. Second section contains Surveys and Fees and the final section contains Tables. ID212223 
Price: 250.00 AUD
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A Night at the Pictures Ten Decades of British Film, Adair, Gilbert & Roddick, Nick
2 Adair, Gilbert & Roddick, Nick A Night at the Pictures Ten Decades of British Film
London Columbus Books 1985 0862871883 / 9780862871888 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and drawings. 144 pages With a Foreword by David Puttnam and Introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough. ID256273 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Flowering of the Pacific Being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium, Adams. Brian
3 Adams. Brian The Flowering of the Pacific Being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium
London Collins/British Museum 1986 0002174723 / 9780002174725 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ is excellent apart from a faded spine. The book also has a faded spine. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 194 pages Encompasses the entire three years of the voyage of the Endeavour to her main landfalls at Madeira, Rio de Janeiro, Tierra del Fuego, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia and Java and home via the Cape of Good Hope. ID296152 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Gods of Modern Grub Street.  Impressions of Contemporary Authors, Adcock, A. St. John
4 Adcock, A. St. John Gods of Modern Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 4th impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two tipped in portraits by E.O. Hoppe. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. Gods of Modern Grub Street was originally published in 1923. It includes pen portraits of the most notable authors of the day, including Thomas hardy, Conan Doyle, Kipling, Compton Mackenzie, John Masefield, John Buchan, Arnold Bennett. Sheila Kaye-Smith etc. ID254840 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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5 Adcock, A. St. John The Glory That Was Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two camera studies by E.O. Hoppe. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Repaired tear to Page 123. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. This volume includes pen portraits of Chesterton, Shaw, Housman, Dreiser, Gosse, Huxley amongst others. ID254845 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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6 Al-NAHI, Donya Heroine of the Desert
London Metro Books 2003 1843580721 / 9781843580720 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 278 pages The autobiography of a woman who 'has become an angel of mercy to hundreds of British women who have had their children taken away by their Middle Eastern fathers. ID213988 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Soldier Erect or Further Adventures of The Hand-Reared Boy, Aldiss, Brian W.
7 Aldiss, Brian W. A Soldier Erect or Further Adventures of The Hand-Reared Boy
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1971 0297003305 / 9780297003304 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A closed tear to rear panel and upper front panel of DJ. 272 pages The successor to The Hand-Reared Boy, the humorous further adventures of Horatio Stubbs in the British Army in India and Burma during World War Two. ID235155 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978, Alexander, Harriet Semmes
8 Alexander, Harriet Semmes American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978
Manchester Manchester University Press 1984 0719017068 / 9780719017063 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. 486 pages ID116039 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Views of 18th Century China Costumes: History: Customs, Alexander, William & Mason, George Henry
9 Alexander, William & Mason, George Henry Views of 18th Century China Costumes: History: Customs
London Studio Editions 1988 1851701311 / 9781851701315 1st thus Hardback 
Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with full page colour plates. Foreword by Lord Maclehose 223 pages Compiled from their respective books, published in the early 1800s, incorporates the engravings and observations made by two eminent travellers, Alexander, who was a draughtsman attached to the British Embassy, and Mason, a soldier. ID296560 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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10 Ali, Tariq Rough Music: Blair, Bombs, Baghdad, London, Terror
London Verso 2005 1844675459 / 9781844675456 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine Condition. 104 pages ID224330 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Lives of the Indian Princes, Allen, Charles and Sharada Dwivedi
11 Allen, Charles and Sharada Dwivedi Lives of the Indian Princes
London Century Publishing in association with the Taj Hotel Group 1984 0712609105 / 9780712609104 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Smal mark to lower edge of front board. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and especially commissioned photographs by Aditya Patankar. 352 pages ID297874 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Tales From the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century, Allen, Charles [Editor]
12 Allen, Charles [Editor] Tales From the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century
London Andre Deutsch 1983 0233975047 / 9780233975047 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 240 pages ID186354 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13 Allen, Walter [Editor] Transatlantic Crossing. American Visitors to Britain and British Visitors to America in the Nineteenth Century
London Heinemann 1971 0434018309 / 9780434018307 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. DJ has 'grubby'appearance with marks to front and slightly age-darkened spine. 332 pages Selected and with an Introduction by the Editor, this is an anthology of the findings and observations of some forty travellers between the two countries. ID274050 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Looking for History in British Churches, Anderson, M.D.
14 Anderson, M.D. Looking for History in British Churches
London John Murphy 1951 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped at spine ends and edges with some creasing to rear panel. Lengthy gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. large 2 page stiff map before the photographs and text with some smaller black & white maps in-text. xv, 328 pages Demonstrates how British churches have maintained a visual record of the livess, faith and foibles of the British. ID250200 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Observations on the Turkish Contingent. By a Field-Officer of the Force (History of Europe), Anonymous
15 Anonymous Observations on the Turkish Contingent. By a Field-Officer of the Force (History of Europe)
London British Library 1241445680 / 9781241445683 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition. 31 pages One of the series of books from the British Library which have been digitised by Microsoft. ID278436 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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16 ARDEN, John The Workhouse Donkey
London Methuen & Co. Ltd 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Very Good in Good + Dustjacket, minor wear to DJ at corners and spine ends Some chips and small tears to edges. Now protected. 133pages. ID7816 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Trumpets over Merriford, Arkell, Reginald
17 Arkell, Reginald Trumpets over Merriford
London Michael Joseph 1955 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a little age-darkened. Dustjacket is price-clipped. 175 pages The surprising impact of an American Air Base on a quiet English village. ID296741 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh, Arnold, Matthew
18 Arnold, Matthew FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh
London Smith Elder 1897 2nd Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Some light marking to ivory coloured boards and spine is age-darkened. Pages starting to tan at edges. 172 pages Collected and edited with a dedicatory letter to Adolescens Leo Esq of the Daily Telegraph by Matthew Arnold. Arnold's clever and wittyy exploration of the culture and politics of the time through a series of letters with a fictitious German baron. First published in 1871. ID99611 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Victoria and Disraeli. The Making of a Romantic Partnership, Aronson, Theo
19 Aronson, Theo Victoria and Disraeli. The Making of a Romantic Partnership
London Cassell 1977 0304297895 / 9780304297894 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. . Illustrated with Black and White plates. 212 pages ID223909 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Selected Poems, Auden, W. H.
20 Auden, W. H. Selected Poems
London Faber & Faber 1938 1st Edition Hardback 
12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Good condition. No Dustjacket. Spine faded. Boards lightly marked. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. 128 pages Faber Library No 39. Includes selections from Poems, 1930; The Orators; The Dog Beneath the Skin; The Ascent of F 6; Look, Stranger !; Letters from Iceland ID293121 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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