You are viewing all stock in the "REFERENCE" category. We currently have 167 books in this category in stock.
167 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.
WHAT ARE THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD?
Written by Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish. Illustrated by Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2128035
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.
And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions. Black cloth spine with gilt title, colourful pictorial paper boards. Brown endpapers. B/w illustrations. 3rd printing. Contained in black slipcase which is just slightly scuffed.
DRAWING FOR ILLUSTRATION
Written by Lynton Lamb. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.
Stock no. 1317549
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
An authoritative statement of the illustrator's problems in his essential dealings with authors, publishers, blockmakers and printers. The theoretical, contractual and technical aspects of illustration in books, magazines and advertisements. Blue cloth. gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 211 pages includes index. Slight fading at cover edges. Pages lightly browned. Price-cut wrapper worn at edges, a few nicks at top of spine and old tape mark on verso.
WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1816654
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A personal collection of characters, some famous and others less familiar, from the world of children's fiction. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and vignette to front board. Red and white pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w plates plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297770373. Light browning to text block, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
THE LIGHTHOUSES OF TRINITY HOUSE
Written by Richard Woodman; Jane Wilson.
Stock no. 1317487
Published by Thomas Reed Publications Limited. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The history of the lights, the buildings that housed them and the men who kept them. Large format. Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 256 pages includes index. ISBN: 190405000X. Corners very slightly rubbed, pictorial wrapper very slightly rubbed at edges. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARITIME HISTORY (4 VOLUMES)
Written by John B. Hattendorf; et al.
Stock no. 2127952
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Blue cloth with black title labels to spine and front cover; gilt titles. Volume 1 covers Actium, Battle of, Ex Voto; Volume 2: Factory Ship, Navies: Japan; Volume 3: Navies: Portugal, Shipyards; Volume 4 Siebe, Augustus, Zheng He, Index. ISBN: 9780195130751. A few corners are bumped. Some marks to outer page edges.
A NEW DICTIONARY OF BIRDS
Written by A. Landsborough Thomson.
Stock no. 2127943
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 2nd 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Second edition. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 928 pages. An aid to scientific study and an indispensible reference book for all naturalists. A few marks to covers; wear along edges. Grubby marks and foxing to outer page edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some spotting.
THE ANNOTATED HOBBIT
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Douglas A. Anderson. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2127852
Published by Guild Publishing. 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A comprehensive gloss on this classic book. Large format. Black boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Orange endpapers. B/w illustrations to text. 335 pages. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE JOURNAL OF BEATRIX POTTER FROM 1881 TO 1897
Written by Leslie Linder; Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2127711
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Illustrated with facsimile pages from Beatrix Potter's secret journal which was written for her eyes only, reprinted with corrections. Green boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0723201390. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some uneven fading.
WORLD BIRD SPECIES CHECKLIST: WITH ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH AND SCIENTIFIC NAMES
Written by M.G. Wells.
Stock no. 2127605
Published by Worldlist. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A full checklist containing around 18,000 alternative scientific names and over 27,000 alternative English names. ISBN: 0953242005. Bumping to spine. Crease to front cover; mostly seen to front pastedown. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips to corners and a few grubby marks.
THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER
Written by Leslie Linder; Anne Carroll Moore; Enid Linder; Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2127271
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 2ND 1956. Very good condition.
Second Edition with an appreciation by Anne Moore. Green cloth, gilt titles. 336 pages. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. Front hinge next to frontis is cracked. A few foxspots to outer page edges.
G.A. HENTY A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Written by Robert L. Dartt.
Stock no. 2127111
Published by John Sherratt and Son Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Brown simulated leather with gilt titles to spine and writing to front cover. Includes a brief biography of Henty. 184 pages. ISBN: 0854270264. Heavy bump to bottom edge of front cover. A few white marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased; browned.
THE MAGNET COMPANION
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2126712
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Directory. A Complete and authorative list of every Magnet published from 1908 to 1940, together with biographical information on editors and contributors and a comprehensive title index as an extra aid to the collector & researcher. Oblong format. ISBN: 0703000063. Browning and possibly damp marks along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; browning at edges.