Monthly Archives: March 2012

England 1200-1640 by G. R. Elton

England 1200-1640 by G. R. Elton hits the £1 shelf in my shop. The Sources of History/Hodder & Stoughton, 1969, Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: In the year 1200, the English Government initiated regular series of record-archives; in … Continue reading

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Colour in Your Home by Tessa Evelegh

Colour in Your Home by Tessa Evelegh hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Collins & Brown, 1999, Paperback. First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; The author shows how to create successful colour mixes for … Continue reading

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A Year of Grace: Passages Chosen and Arranged to Express a Mood About God and Man by Victor Gollancz

A Year of Grace: Passages Chosen and Arranged to Express a Mood About God and Man by Victor Gollancz hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Victor Gollancz, 1950, Hardback in dust wrapper. 4th impression. [First Edition: 1950] Very Good … Continue reading

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Georgian London by John Summerson

Georgian London by John Summerson hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Pleiades Books, 1945, Hardback in dust wrapper. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Maps; From the cover: This book approaches the study … Continue reading

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The Story Of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon

The Story Of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Harrap, 1935, Hardback. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Drawings; Maps; Colour frontispiece; Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Heavily bruised at the … Continue reading

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Savonarola: English Version by M Peters-Roberts by Piero Misciattelli

Savonarola: English Version by M Peters-Roberts by Piero Misciattelli hits the £1 shelf in my shop. W. Heffer & Sons, 1929, Hardback. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Plates [16]; Very Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and … Continue reading

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Van Loon’s Lives: Being a True and Faithful Account of a Number of Highly Interesting Meetings with Certain Historical Personages from Confucius and Plato to Voltaire and Thomas Jefferson … by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Van Loon’s Lives: Being a True and Faithful Account of a Number of Highly Interesting Meetings with Certain Historical Personages from Confucius and Plato to Voltaire and Thomas Jefferson by Hendrik Willem Van Loon hits the £1 shelf in my … Continue reading

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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Bloomsbury, 2001, Paperback. From the cover: After twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine, chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has … Continue reading

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Not By Bread Alone by Vladimir Dudintsev

Not By Bread Alone by Vladimir Dudintsev hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Hutchinson & Co., 1957, Hardback in dust wrapper. A Translation of ‘Ne khlebom edinym’, first published ini ‘Novy mir’ in 1956. From the cover: This is … Continue reading

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Damon Hill: The Legacy of Speed by David Tremayne

Damon Hill: The Legacy of Speed by David Tremayne hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1994, Hardback in dust wrapper. Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Illustrated endpapers and blanks; From the cover: Damon Hill was … Continue reading

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