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441 AMBROSE, Hugh. The Pacific.
Canongate, Edinburgh. 2010. First edition. Hardback with DW. 489 pages. B/w photograph plates. Clean and sound. 78832 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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442 AMBROSE, Timothy & PAINE, Crispin. Museum Basics.
Routledge, London. 2003 
Reprint in p/bk. 319pp. Ownership signature o/w as new. 56311 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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443 AMEDEO, H. R. H. Prince Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duke of the Abruzzi. DE FILIPPI, Filippo (Narrated by). The Ascent of Mount St. Elias. [Alaska]. Narrated by Filippo de Filippi. Illustrated by Vittorio Sella and Translated by Signora Linda Villari with The Author's Supervision.
Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., London. 1900 
First edition, trade. Very large thick 8vo. xvi, 240pp. Frontis. (detached, but present) + 33 photogravure plates, + numerous ills. in text with four large folding panoramics and two folding maps, both coloured, at rear. Original green cloth gilt, extremities worn and rubbed, with head of spine very frayed, slightly affecting title piece, e/ps. browned, armorial bookplate, 4 inch tear to larger map. Some pages and plates coming loose, some occ. foxing o/w a VG copy of an extremely scarce item. 34332 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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444 American Academy of Medicine. Physical Bases of Crime. A Symposium. Papers and Discussion Contributed to The XXXVIII Annual Meeting Of The American Academy Of Medicine, Minneapolis, June 14, 1913.
American Academy of Medicine Press. Easton. 1914 
Original green boards, beige to spine. B/w graphs and tables. Extremities bumped and very rubbed with soiling to boards. Browning to end pages. Pencil inscription to front free end paper, title page and occasional to text o/w contents sound. VG-. 37206 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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445 AMERICAN ALPINE CLUB. The American Alpine Journal. 1971.
The American Alpine Club, New York. 1971 
First edition. DW. Large Paperback. 505pp. Illustrated. Few blue marks to upper paper edge o/w a nice copy in slightly worn and rubbed wrapper. VG+/VG. 69131 
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446 AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Vol 118, No.3 Essays by: F E Zimring, Leslie T Wilkins, Lloyd E. Ohlin, Marc Ancel, Max Fajn, Elizabeth C Patterson, Eliot Stellar, Radomir Pleiner & Judith K Bjorkman
The American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia 1974 
Paperback journal, grey cover. Illustrations. 82pp. A very clean copy, with just one pencil annotation on upper cover. VG+ 57870 
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447 AMIN, Mohammed, WILLETTS, Duncan, FARROW, Bendan. Lahore.
Ferozsons (Pvt) Ltd, Lahore 1988 
First Edition. 4to. DW. Many colour plates. 136pp. Small tear to upper cover at fore-edge, o/w in excellent condition. 64690 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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John Bull's Schooldays., AMIS, Kingsley, GOLDING, William, INGLIS, Brian et al.
448 AMIS, Kingsley, GOLDING, William, INGLIS, Brian et al. John Bull's Schooldays.
Hutchinson. London. 1961 
First edition. DW. SIGNED by Inglis to title page. With SIGNED SLIP from Kingsley Amis to page oposite title. E/ps, upper bd and wrapper illustrated by Quentin Blake. E/ps sl. browned o/w VG+ in wrapper. 30038 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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A Frame of Mind. Eighteen Poems., AMIS, Kingsley.
449 AMIS, Kingsley. A Frame of Mind. Eighteen Poems.
Printed in the School of Art, University of Reading. 1953 
First edition. Presentation copy from the author, "To James and Elsa Bartley in affection Kingsley Amis, 1954." Original limp bds., printed wrapps. browned and lightly soiled. Sl. browning to reverse of contents page. VG+. James is James Bartley, "Jo", (1906-1967), was a lecturer in English, University College, Swansea, a specialist in drama, particularly Irish, active in producing plays at the university. He is mentioned a number of times in Amis's Memoirs and often mentioned in letters. He was a friend and drinking partner from Amis's years as a Swansea academic. From "Memoirs", page 123. "Jo Bartley was an Ulsterman who, with a Second to live down, had taught in India, one of whom it could be justly said, 'Now that's what I call a drinking man' and a smoker to rival Willie Smyth. he liked food too, also women, doing his job and researching among obscure plays. This last interest produced his memorial, one of the funniest books I have ever read, 'Teague, Shenkin and Sawney, being an historical study of the earlier Irish, Welsh and Scottish characters in English plays'...". On page 124 he talks about a party Jo gave for some visiting African academics and quotes in full a funny poem of Jo's about not being able to enjoy heaven without one vital anatomical part. This poem is also sent to Robert Conquest, "Letters" page 805 in 1976, nearly 10 years after Jo's death to see if it was worth publishing. Conquest rejected it on theological as well as literary grounds, since 'a chap in his condition would get his prick back at the resurrection'! Letter to Amis 19-20 August 1976. Also from "Letters", To Philip Larkin 18th October, 1954. "...Sorry this is so dull....There was one party recently, at which James Bartley had removed his shirt..., ostensibly for greater coolness, actually I think to display the grey rug on his chest to the young ladies...At about 4.45 James knocked us up...he wanted a light for his cigarette. I gave him one, and he went off, bewailing his lot at full bellow...and yelling to me to testify at the inquest that he was of unsound (or sound) mind when he killed himself. 'It may be sooner than you think,' he bawled in valediction. Couldn't be soon enough for me, or so I thought at the time. It is by such moments of unsought revelation that I live." Also, 19th April 1956, "...That gnarled old fool Bartley was here just now, breathing drink and waking the baby. Told me to give you his love. Said to tell you he was sorry you left Belfarts..." Also, 2nd January, 1957, "...You heard, I suppose, that that fool Bartley has been arrested for being drunk in charge of his car, and getting off without the defence being called. Sodding good solicitor he had". 18552 
Price: 800.00 GBP
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450 AMIS, Kingsley. Lucky Jim. Early edition in Film Tie-in Wrapper.
Gollancz. 20th Impression of first edition with film tie-in wrapper showing Ian Carmichael as Lucky Jim with Maureen Connell. Sl. lean to spine. Small black felt tip spot to front pastedown, pages browned o/w VG in VG- wrapper that is chipped and torn along edges with slight loss to top corner of front panel and at tail of spine. 71337 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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451 AMIS, Kingsley. Memoirs.
Hutchinson, London 1991 
DW. B&W plates. 346pp inc index. Slight wear to wrapper at upper corner of outer edge, o/w a near fine copy. 71171 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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452 AMIS, Kingsley. That Uncertain Feeling. A Novel.
Victor Gollancz Ltd., London. 1955 
Third Impression. DW. Slightly worn and age browned copy with occasional light foxing in browned and chipped wrapper VG/VG-. 45076 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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453 AMMAN, Jost. Kunst und Lehrbuchlein. Notes and Introduction by Eric Quayle.
Eugrammia Press, London. 1971 
First edition thus. 2 vols 16.5cm x 13cm in slipcase. Facsimile of first edition (1580) of first picture book to be published for children, here reproduced by collotype and bound in midnight blue velvet with accompanying volume in cream paper-coverd boards, black lettering to spine and upper, which includes Select Bibliography, Introduction, Translation of the Text, and essays on Amman and the book's original publisher Sigmund Feyerabend. Nr. Fine in cream slipcase. 32176 
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Amnesty International, Paris. 1989 
First Edition. PB. Extremities v slightly bumped. Slight soiling to panels. Original cellophane wrapper peeled off. Contains erratum slip. Contents clean and sound. VG. Text in French. 36423 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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455 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Prison Conditions in Paraguay. Conditions for Political Prisoners. A factual report compiled by Amnesty International.
Amnesty International Publications London. 1966 
Paperback. Orange panels with green backstrip. Pages browned but o/w a nice clean copy. Only slightly shelf worn. VG-. 37009 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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456 AMSTUTZ, Dr Walter and Walter Herdeg. Graphis. Volume 13. Number 69. International Bi-Monthly For Graphic and Applied Art.
Verleger, Zurich. 1957. Paperback. 4to. Colour and b/w illustrations including delightful fold-out. Covers creased and worn at extremities with occasional mark to contents o/w generally a very nice copy. 75015 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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457 AN OCTOGENARIAN. (SHAKESPEARE). New Masks to Old Faces.
Printed at the Chiswick Press for Private Circulation only. 1901 
Bound in quarter vellum, green cloth boards. red lettering to spine. Spine is browned. Contents clean and sound. VG. 68069 
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458 ANACREON, SAPPHO et al. The Works of Anacreon and Sappho, with Pieces from Ancient Authors; and Occasional Essays; Illustrated by Observations on their Lives and Writings, Explanatory Notes from Established Commentators, and Additional Remarks by the Editor; with the Classic, an Introductory Poem.
J. Ridley, London. 1768 
J. Ridley, London. 1768. First edition. Full tan calf, gilt type to contrasting red title-piece and raised bands with gilt decorations to compartments to spine. Marbled end-papers. xxxii + 288 pages. Boards somewhat rubbed and scratched especially to corners; upper hinge cracked but holding securely; vertical crack to spine, however an attractive and internally very clean copy of this significant first edition. Small ownership inscriptions to free endpaper and top corner of title-page. 72906 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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459 ANAND, Mulk Raj. Folk Tales of Punjab.
Sterling Publishers PVT Ltd, New Delhi 1980 
Third Edition. 112pp. Lower board grubby, foxing throughout. Spine creased and head and tail of spine bumped. Good. 44958 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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460 ANAND, Mulk Raj. Introductory essay by Eric Gill. The Hindu View of Art.
Asia Publishing House, London. 1957 
First Edition. 4to. DW. 128pp. Illustrations. From the library of Margaret Stutley, the writer on Eastern Religion and Esoterica, with her pencilled notes. Boards sl. mottled along outer edge, endpapers browned o/w VG in sl., worn and price-clipped wrapper. 56106 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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