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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: AN INFORMAL HISTORY
Written by Peter Sutcliffe.
Stock no. 1818870
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the O.U.P. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0199510849. Light pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Red to top edge of text block is fading. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOTORCYCLES
Written by Roger Hicks.
Stock no. 1818705
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Over 2500 motorcycles from around the world from 1885 to the present day. General Editor: Roger Hicks. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. 544 pages. ISBN: 1856055922. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and has remains of a small label to lower edge of front panel.

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF CLASSIC CARS: SPORTS CARS 1945-1975
Written by Rob De La Rive Box.
Stock no. 1818604
Published by Rebo Productions. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive work of classic models of some 150 different marques including the history, description, and technical data and production numbers. Red pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1840531118. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Slight lean to spine.

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THE SURGEON OF CROWTHORNE
Written by Simon Winchester.
Stock no. 1818517
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Fine condition.

A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Blue cloth boards with blocked design to front, cream title to spine. A few colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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A DICTIONARY OF THE THIRD REICH
Written by James Taylor; Warren Shaw.
Stock no. 1818465
Published by Grafton Books. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A chronology of the Third Reich from the birth of Adolf Hitler to the Nuremberg trials, including the rise of the Nazi Party to power and the formation of the Gleichschaltung laws. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0246131780.

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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD?
Written by Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish. Illustrated by Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2131655
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions. Black cloth spine with gilt title, colourful pictorial paper boards. Brown endpapers. B/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good.

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HUGH THOMSON HIS ART HIS LETTERS HIS HUMOUR AND HIS CHARM
Written by M.H. Spielmann; Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1318471
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. 12 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Foxspots throughout else contents clean.

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THE STUDIO: A BIBLIOGRAPHY THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS 1893-1943
Written by Bryan Holme.
Stock no. 1818410
Published by Sims & Reed Ltd. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition.

Green cardwraps. Introduction by Holme. B/w photos. 130 pages. ISBN: 095064630X. Text block slightly browned.

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NATURAL SCIENCE BOOKS IN ENGLISH 1600 - 1900
Written by David M. Knight.
Stock no. 1818229
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 262 pages. The collector of scientific books will particularly value the extended bibliographies which follow each chapter. 4 colour and 56 black and white illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 071340728X. Light rubbing to lower edge of boards. A few minor grubby marks to text block. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges, worn at top & tail of spine.

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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD?
Written by Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish. Illustrated by Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1818128
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Fine condition.

And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions. Black cloth spine with gilt title, colourful pictorial paper boards. Brown endpapers. B/w illustrations. Ninth printing. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - slight scuffing.

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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318099
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to the man behind the work with comments on his technique and achievements. Bibliography at rear. Re-issued with a revised checklist of Rackham's work. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour tipped-in plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434353507. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Old price written in biro to top corner of front free-endpaper (crossed out with pencil). Damp stains to lower corners of first 12 pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs and some fading to spine and edges.

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WARMAN'S JEWELRY
Written by Christie Romero.
Stock no. 1318066
Published by Wallace-Homestead Book Company. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

An indepth look at jewelry. More than 300 black and white photographs. Historical information, hallmarks, manufacturers' marks, references, 16 colour photos and a time line chronicling the history of jewelry. Cardwraps. 271 pages including index. ISBN: 0870696963. Slight rubbing to cover edges. A few light scuff marks to textblock.

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