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Cocktails, How to Mix Them

By: "Robert"

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins N.d. [c. 1930]: 1930

Edition: 6th Edition

Book number: 59379

Condition: Very Good


pp. 112, [4] adverts. No date [circa 1930]. 6th printing. Orange decorated cloth. Staining to rear board & head of spine. Lacks ffep. A few leaves torn, without loss. Decorative boards show two chaps in dinner suits toasting a large cocktail glass. Small cocktail glass on the spine also. Robert was at the American Bar, Casino Municipal, Nice and the Embassy Club, London. Some foxing, but a far better than average copy of an earlier edition. View more info

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Octopussy and The Living Daylights

By: Fleming, Ian

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1966: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60429

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, 95 pp. Some darkening to the price clipped jacket, else a very good copy View more info

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The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Including Little Ragged Blossom and Little Obelia

By: Gibbs, May

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus Robertson Ltd 1946: 1946

Book number: 59288

Condition: Very Good


Original decorative boards with green cloth spine and black lettering, pp [iv] + 219. Some wear to the edges and corners. Numerous illustrations throughout, frontis in colour. Internally clean, tight and bright. A very good copy. View more info

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The Spy's Bedside Book : An Anthology

By: Greene, Graham and Hugh Greene, editors

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis 1957: 1957

Edition: 2nd Impression

Book number: 60432

Condition: Very Good


256 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust jacket, which has a couple of tears near the base of the spine. Internally clean. View more info

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High Fidelity

By: Hornby, Nick

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Victor Gollancz Ltd 1995: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56167

ISBN: 0575057483

Condition: Very Good


253 pp. the author's first novel, signed on the title page. Rubs and minor creases to the extremities. 0575057483 View more info

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The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte

By: Lockhart, J. G.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Bickers & Son 1883: 1883

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 52475

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, 496 pp. Elaborately gilt-decorated maroon full morocco. Five raised bands to spine with gilt panels and lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Prize binding with gilt school device to front board and prize bookplate to front pastedown. Bound by Bickers & Son of London. Very slight wear to spine ends. Frontis portrait and eight additional full-page illustrations. Head-pieces and illustrated tail-pieces. Binding firm. A handsome VG copy. View more info

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The Captain. A Magazine for Boys and "Old Boys" Volume XVII. September 1907 to September 1907

By: The Old Fag [Ed]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Georges Newnes Ltd 1907: 1907

Book number: 59436

Condition: Very Good


PP 576, in publishers red deorative cloth. Some wear and bumping to head and foot of spin, top edge dusty. Internally foxing to endpapers and paper slightly darkened otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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British Sports and Sportsmen : Athletic Sports Tennis Rackets and Other Ball Games

By: The Sporting Life, edited by

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Sports and Sportsmen Ltd. N.d. [c. 1920's]: 1912

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 56837

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 536 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. xiii, 421 pp. Large thick folio. Full dark red morocco with gilt lettering to front board. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Internally clean. Title-page in red & black. Tissue-guarded full-page photogravure portraits. Numerous in-text illustrations. In Near Fine condition. View more info