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1 " The Motor " Vol. LXXIII., No. 1908 , Tuesday July 19, 1938
London Temple Press Ltd 1938 First Edition Original Paperback Very Good 20.5 x 29.5cm Approx 
100 pages adverts + 35 approx new/articles + 4 page gloss section centre. Paper covers/contents in very good to almost mint condition. Great for all the adverts,In the "used cars" you could buy a 1936 type 57 Bugatti special works 3.3 litre for 325, or a 1.5 litre for 150. or a Rolls Phantom 90 , or a 1936 Rover 14 sports saloon for 155. illustrations include type 57 Bugatti owned by Lord Howe, Rally driver Mrs. Kay Petre standing by her 12-14 Morris Saloon. Articles inc. the new Wolseley "25" saloon, report on next Sundays (Hitler's) German Grand Prix. The Welsh Rally and lots. Lots more. Rare to find a pre-war edition in such good condition. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 FUN XII Twelfth volume new series of Fun, July 7th - Dec 31st 1870
London Published (for the Proprietor) by T.Moffatt printed by Judd & Co. Published (for the Proprietor) at Fleet Street. 1870 1st Edition in This Form Decorative Cloth Hard Back 21.5 x 28.5cm Apporx 
263 Pages + 2 page index,. Original decorative red binding, good with some edge / spine fading. small dent to middle top . Contents Very good, tight & clean with no inscriptions, a few pages with a small single fox mark/dot. A small corner loss to one fold-out page. This is a humorous magazine containing a wide range of amusing cartoons and stories aimed at young adults & the young at heart adults. Full page illustrations printed to one side, rear blank are 2 pages, & ( 6 ) double size pull-out illustrations printed to one side, rear blank are 4 pages. to front states London; Published (for the Proprietor) by T.Moffatt, 80 Fleet Street E.C. & at rear at base of Index is... London : by Judd & Co. Printers, St. Andrew's Hill, Doctors' Commons. spine states " vol. XIX old series" & "vol XII new series" 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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3 Ready! Official Organ of the Soldiers' Christian Association ( Ready ) bound vol of 12 monthly issues 1919
London Soldiers' Christian Association 1919 First Edition Hard Back 18.5 x 24.5cm. Approx 
180 pages + 12 small "Daily Ration" pamphlets at end of each month. Binding is poor with rubbing/staining & reglued spine. Contents fair, some minor edge darkening, some corner folds, etc. rear endpage missing and Dec "Daily Ration" at rear has only one page (of 2 or 4?). To inside front is stamp of "Soldiers' Christian Association, not to be taken away" + 2 ink gift inscriptions both similar (Presented to Mr. F Bazen members Sec. by "Daddy" W Moss A.S.R. September 1920) . From the net, it seems The Soldiers' Christian Association was a pseudonym for the military department and established as a branch of the Y.M.C.A.in 1881. This seems to be very rare, as a quick net check found no information on this monthly magazine. contains prayers, news from Germany & the 1st world war, but also items like "Bolivian Indian Mission" in South America & another on a missionary's in African, India & much more. As stamped "Soldiers' Christian Association, not to be taken away" This may be the only bound copy available for 1919. 
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4 The Church Magazine for the Parishes of Fairfield and Wormhill with Peak Dale July-August 1945 (Buxton, Derbyshire )+ Home Words for June & July 1945 .
Local & London Local + Home Words 1945 First Edition Paperback Good 12 x 19cm Approx 
36 pages of Home Words + 8 pages local parish news, published 2 months after the end of the WWII, names of confirmation in Fairfeild, forces fund, life of 2 recently deceased, scouts & cubs, names of the ladies who gave alter flowers, marriages, burials, children's outing ends with list of local adverts like Harry Pyle a motor engineer, J. Bonsall grocer, James Brindley Builders, Tom Catterick pharmacist. etc. Condition good, with rusty staples. good source of local history. Postage will be reduced to U.K 2. ..EU 3, all else inc. U.S. 4 
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5 The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge , & Monthly Supplements. 1834 Vol. III .(including the Fire/ Burning of Parliament in 1834)
22 Ludgate Street London Charles Knight 1834 1st Edition in This Form Hard Back Good 19.5 x 29cm Approx 
iv + 511pages + 1 page List of illustrations rear (inc. monthly supplement) . The Penny Magazine was published weekly and supplement monthly. With many varied articles on such subjects as The Chinese Junk (illustrated), Hampton Palace, Stonehenge, Professions and Trades of the Metropolis, The Indians of California, The East India Company, Homoeopathy, The History and Present State of the Post Office, The History & Manufacture of Gas, Hawking, Hogarth and his works, Coffee, Sueno's Pillar at Forres, Mohammedan schools, Opium and its uses, Meerza Abul Hassan & a few issues on the 1834 Great fire /destruction of the medieval House of Parliament & it's history with hundreds of illustrations. etc. etc. illustrations throughout, with full page engravings & within text. Condition Hardback Binding Fair/Good, worn edges, Just material to boards split, but boards attached/holding well, "Penny Magazine 1834" to spine. Contents Fair, only inscription noticed is to inside cover about one of the illustrations within the book.. Foxed few pages front, some minimal foxing to about 50% otherwise very good. A tight copy. See Scans. Postal Surcharge outside UK. 
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6 Anon The County Council Times ; with which is incorporated The County Council Gazette , Vol. XII. July to Dec 1894
London Frank Hoole 1894 First Edition Hard Back Very Good 22 x 30.5cm. Aprox 
432 pages. Including 1- 428 Text & adverts + iv page index at rear. Binding Very Good. Contents mostly Very good, clean & tight, just the odd minor mark. Did not notice any ink, inscriptions etc., just a couple of pencil inscriptions. This is a bound volume of half a years copies of a very rare weekly magazine for local councils, with some interesting adverts (see scans). Tiny label inside cover of binder "W. S. Cowell, Ltd. Ipswich" includes news on local laws, weights & measure, river pollution, Railways, Education, Asylums, footpaths, Sanitary news, notes & queries, new council appointments, Housing the poor, tramps,, Cholera, education, council strikes, each week is news from a few councils, i.e. July 16th includes news from Berkshire, Cornwall, Essex, Lancashire & Middlesex. Dec 7th has over 8 pages on Light Railways. Dec 21st. the LNW railway discharging Welsh workers as they could not speak English. Etc., etc. Adverts include Green's Steamroller, Robey Steam & gas engines/pumps & Mills patent polling station. Seems to be for England, Scotland & Wales. 
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7 Anon inc. Sir Gordon Cox. Henry Button., Hywel E. Evans.& George Sigsworth Etc. etc. Agriculture 75th Anniversary issue 1894 - 1969. September 1969
London Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1969 First Edition in This Form Paperback 15 x 24.5cm Approx 
Vol 76, No. 9. Binding fair/good with Complementary rubber stamped near top, just visible & corner fold. Contents good, clean & tight, a couple of corner folds. Over 70 pages + 12 pages ads front & rear. Articles include Agricultural research by Sir Gordon Cox., One hundred and fifty years ago by Henry Button., 75 years of Welsh Agriculture by Hywel E. Evans. & Radio and Television in Agriculture. By George Sigsworth Etc. etc. Postage will be reduced to UK 1 , .EU 3 . all other inc. US 5 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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8 Anon (or compiled by G. Berger ?). (Music Contributors include Bartholdy, Barnett, Beethoven, Bishop, Boshsa, Grantham, Haydn, Hummel, Lee, Lanza, T. Kuhla, Mendelssohn; Spohr; Weber & others) The Sunbeam: A Journal Devoted to Polite Literature and Music: Embellished with Original Music Volumes I & II 1838 & 1839 Vol 1. (Includes issues No.1 to No 100). originally published as a magazine each week (& monthly).
London G. Berger & J. W. Southgate 1838 First Edition Hard Back Good 25 x 33cm. Approx 
vol I. 1838,published by J. W. Southgate ( & G. Berger, see below) viii + 380 pages, + frontispiece illustration of P. Murphy? (+2 due to miss-numbering). ..Vol II. 1839, published by G. Berger (& J. W. Southgate ) iv + 416 pages....Vol I Binding fair/good, covers edge worn, attached by string, spine detached in 2 small bit missing . Contents mostly very good clean & tight with a few very minor faults, only major faults are 2 small tears top of pages that have been repaired with old cellotape which has stained beneath it & Frontispiece foxed that affects title page. NO inscriptions...Vol II Binding fair/good, covers edge worn, corners bumped, starting to split from spine in 3 just holding on. Contents mostly very good clean & tight with a few very minor faults, NO inscriptions. Both volumes with gilt edges. Consisting of Songs, Duets and Glees, with Accompaniments for the Pianoforte, and Arrangements for the Pianoforte, Harp, Guitar, Etc., by Bishop, Barnet, Bochsa, Grantham, Kalkbrenner, Lee, Lanza, Loder, Neukomm, Phillips & others , with Adaptations and Arrangements from Bartholdy, Beethoven, Haydn, Hummel, T. Kuhlan, Lindpainter, H. Marschner, Mendelssohn, Spohr, Weber & others. Also old Masters, Original Tales, Esays, Posthumous Papers of Celebrated Authors. Poetry, Translations from Spanish, German, Italian, and French, Sketches of Scenery, Manners and Customs. Passages from New Works, Comments on Passing Events, Original Correspondence, The Fine Arts, Paintings, Music & Sculpture, Criticisms, Reminiscences of Olden Times, Drama and Other Amusements, and a Variety of Miscellaneous Matter, Pathetic, Moral, Humorous, etc. . This magazine, is very confusing as some pages are miss-numbered, Vol I works out at 2 more pages than 380 pages, Vol II has 416 pages (a few miss-numbered). Volume One Starts at Vol 1. No 1 Feb 3rd to No. 48 Dec.29th 1838 Volume Two starts at Vol II No 49. Jan 5th to Vol II. No 100 Dec 28th 1839.. Sometimes this is credited as compiled & published by G. Berger, But Vol One title page does not even mention Berger, and published by J. W. Southgate , but some weekly parts are published by either G. Berger, or by J. W. Southgate (not both )..Volume II title page states published by G. Berger but weekly parts are published by J. W. Southgate then about halfway through onwards by G. Berger (not both ). Anyway this is a very rare Magazine, only found a couple of copies of Vol II for sale, could not find any vol I for sale or listed.Please Note; large heavy pair, so a surcharge for outside UK, if outside the U.K. Please email 1st re cost of Postage. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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9 Anon + Martin Clifford + S. Clarke Hook The Penny Popular ; No 162, vol. 5, Nov 13th 1915 (Rivals for the Right (Sexton Blake story no Author), The Outsider's Return ( by Clifford), Freed From Bondage ( by Hook ) . A weekly magazine.
London published at the Proprietors Office 1915 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 19 x 27.5cm. Aprox 
32 pages, Paperback covers good, corner tip missing, very old clear tape holding covers together, Contents good, minimal edge wear/nicks. Postage Charges will be reduced. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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10 Anon , inc. items by T. E. Johnson. Graham T. Bartholomew and many others. The King's Messengers, July 1913 to December 1917. A Monthly magazine. i.e. Vol. IX from July 1913, Vol. X 1914, Vol. XI 1915, Vol. XII 1916 & Vol. XIII 1917.
London G. Bell & Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts SPG 1913 Unique First Edition Hard Back Very Good Bound Magazines 16 x 21cm Approx 
617 pages + advertising pages. Hardback Binding with gilt " King's Messenger July 1913 - Dec. 1917" to spine. all in Very good condition. Contents 90% Very good, clean & tight. No inscriptions. A few corner tip folds. A few pages with minimal foxing. Starts from July 1913 staring at Vol. IX title page + index + list of pages, then page 73 complete to page 144, then (1914) Vol. X title page + index + list of pages, then page 1 complete to page 144,. then ( 1915) page 1 complete to page 144.. then (1916) page 1 complete to page 138 ,. then (1917) page 1 complete to page 120 + advertising pages. (looks Complete* as during 1917 the advertising pages are not included as page numbers). Looks very interesting with lots of photographic illustrations from Africa, British Guiana, Burma, Canada, China, Corea ( inc. Kanghwa City & Sou Tong), India, Japan, Melanesia (inc. Norfolk Island & Nukapu Island), Philippine Islands, Singapore & other places. The Society (SPG) was the inspiration of the Revd. Dr. Thomas Bray. At the end of the 17th century he visited Maryland in the American Colonies and found religion poor & disorganised .He returned to England, obtained a charter from King William III, in 1701. The charter established SPG as an organisation able to send priests and schoolteachers to America to help provide the church's ministry to the colonists and to take the message of the gospel to the slaves and native Americans. It also made a substantial contribution to the foundation of the Episcopal Church. The King's Messengers was most likely named after the 1701 King William III Charter and started in 1905, A monthly magazine of mostly 12 pages per month. This book contains 4 and a half years. * Looks complete, no signs of loss, Though no sign of Title, Index or list Pages being ever being bound in after 1914. This looks like a uniquely bound volume of Missionary work around the world. 
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11 Anon / Various, ( Editor either Elizabeth Codner ( 1837-1910) or Catherine Pennefather (1818-93) Woman's Work in the Great Harvest Field , Vol XV 1886
London S. W. Partridge & Co. 1886 1st Edition in This Form Decorative Cloth Hard Back 15 x 22.5cm Approx 
380 pages +iv front, Very Good gilt, Black & embossed binding, Contents Very Good, clean & tight, no inscriptions, a couple of small minor stains. Includes many subjects Aldershot Mission, The Hill Country in India, Jaffa Medical Mission,Our Sailors reading rooms in Bilboa in Spain, Outline Temperance address, Scenes in the prisons of St. Petersburgh, Waifs & strays of Shoreditch, Woman's influence over boys, Word from Bombay etc. etc. Rare in this condition. This would appear to be the 1886 printed year book of the (1885?) monthly | Periodical ( 1873 to 1894). A non-sectarian periodical journal that minced no words about the task, apologized for nothing, and saw the world as its sphere of work without ignoring the family and provides a good example of the ways in which home and foreign missions were linked. 
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12 Anon, poss Cassell, John Cassell The Working Man's Friend, And Family Instructor Vol IV, No. 40 Sat, October 5, 1850 - No. 52 Sat, December 28, 1850
John Cassell? 1850 1st Edition in This Form Hard Back Fair 13 x 19.5cm Approx 
2 Index pages + 360 pages, lacks title? Page, impressed binding fair, aged. Contents good, clean. Lacks front endpage & poss title page. This was intended "to improve the working man's evening hour after his day of toil," and to improve them intellectually and morally. This is for 3 months, Index includes, The working man, North American Indians, The Industrial Exhibition, poetry, Household economy, The working mans Journal. The weekly calendar, watch making in Switzerland Etc. includes page numbers iii + iv + page 1to page 360. Lists no author or publisher, with items by various authors , but believe it was edited & published by John Cassell? 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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13 Anon, articles by Jarche, The Countess of Listowel. & others Illustrated , Nov 15th 1941, Every Wednesday 3d (inc. Fighting Women of Russia by Lady Listowel & Warrior of a Brave British Army )
London Odhams Press Limited 1941 First Edition Paperback Decorative Magazine 26 x 30.5cm Approx. 
28 pages inc. covers, Covers & contents fair/good. generally good with some minor dirt and some folded pages. Rare edition published during the 2nd world war. lots of illustrations throughout, articles inc. 5 pages on Warrior of a Brave British Army (primitive "British" soldiers in Torit , Sudan, photos & story by Jarche, photographs of native soldiers, some with Guns, some with bows & arrows or spears). Flooding in Somerset. part 1of Photo/story U.S Boy meets girl ( U.S. army boy Robert L. Ames meets local Bornmouth girl "Mickey" McCullen ). The Backyard Barnstormers ( adults & children at the Magpie Hall Lane Theatre in Bromley). The Ruined Nation (Spain). Starving Children in Ruins (Spain). Fighting Women of Russia by The Countess of Listowel. Prime Minister U. Saw ( of Burma). also some interesting wartime adverts. 
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14 Anon, stories & poems by various inc. one by "Sapper" The Dagger or London in the line ( The Magazine of the 56th (London) Division) No. 1, November 1918
London Printed by Spottiswoode Ballantyne 1918 First Edition Original Paperback Fair 19 x 25cm Approx 
32 pages + viii ( pages of adverts). Paperback binding, Fair, edge nicks, tear, dirt etc. Contents Fair, minor water staining & some edge nick/dirt etc. This is the 1st one, published quarterly, with price of 1 Fr, as one Franc, for sale to troops of the 56th Reg in France. From the net found out is was The Magazine of the 56th (London) Division. Cover designed by E.L. Wratten. No publisher or editor given, Articles include Forward by G.O.C., editorial mentions the 56th Division on 28th March assisted to reulse the German attack north of Sarpe, various others last 29th Aug. by a daring operation the 56th & 57th divisions captured Bullecourt and Hendecourt- Lez- Cagnicourt. Etc., poetry, details/history of Arras, article titled The Artillery, Richochets, Ginger, Imperial Britain, Army Cooking, The Charm of London, Sport, The Gunners' Salute, The port of Zillebeke, The spirit of a Division, songs, Various illustrations/ cartoons throughout, Last text page is titled Why I am a Pelmanist by "Sapper. Including why he took up Pelmanism. From the net, found out they were alsol for sale in the London, but not sure if that was for later editions, or if London editions were priced in UK currency. Very Rare. At time of listing could not find another for sale. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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15 Bullock, H. Somerset Bullock. M.A ( edited by ) Hand & Heart Illustrated 1896 , A family, Social, and Temperance Magazine
London Home Words 1896 1st Edition in This Form Decorative Cloth Hard Back 18.5 x 25cm Approx 
iii+ 236 pages. Red buckram, embossed gilt & black in good condition, some minor edge water staining. Contents good clean & tight, no owner inscriptions. lots of b/w illustrations 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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16 Editor not given but was Emma Jane Worboise , authors inc. Worboise, E. Gordon-Greave, Rev. Henry Ward Beecher , Marie Hall & Others The Christian World Magazine and family visitor 1873 (full year)
London James Clarke 1873 First Edition Quarter -Leather Hard Back Very Good 15 x 22cm Approx 
iv + 956 pages, quarter leather binding in good condition, some rubbing. Contents Very good, clean & tight copy, no inscriptions. Originally published monthly, this is the full year Jan-Dec inclusive with index. Includes fact & fiction & poetry, fact includes Among the ruins of Boston (USA) & After the fire (poem), Birmingham musical festival, Cardinals of Rome, Great living preachers, Irish characteristics, The Trafalgar Sqare Lions by E. Gordon-Greave, what does church membership mean? by the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher . Fiction includes a story of the siege of Hull by Marie Hall, The House of Bondage by Emma Jane Worboise. & lots more. A Heavy book so extra postage charge outside UK. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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17 Editor not given but was Emma Jane Worboise, authors inc. Worboise, J. Ewing Richie, Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, & others. The Christian World Magazine and family visitor 1874 (full year)
London James Clarke 1873 First Edition Quarter -Leather Hard Back Very Good 15 x 22cm Approx 
iv + 956 pages, quarter leather binding in good condition, some rubbing. Contents Very good, clean & tight copy, no inscriptions. Originally published monthly, this is the full year Jan-Dec inclusive with index. Includes fact & fiction & poetry, fact includes American girls and their education, various articles about Fleet Street by J. Ewing Richie, Four months at sea from England to New Zealand, Friendships of Jesus by Mrs. H. Beecher Stowe (Harriet Beecher Stowe 1811-1896 was an American abolitionist and author & pre-dates her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin ), Great modern preachers, life in Northern India, Queen Louisa of Prussia, & lots more. Fiction includes more of a story of the siege of Hull by Marie Hall, Oliver Westwood by Emma Jane Worboise, We and our neighbours by Mrs. H. Beecher Stowe ( looks like the 1st printing in the UK, pre-dates the 1875 Sampson Low 1st. Edition UK book, ) Historically interesting for it's Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe 1811-1896 items. & lots more. A Heavy book so extra postage charge outside UK. 
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18 Grahame, Editor Joan L. Grahame The Lady Centenary Number (1885 - 1985 ) Journal for Gentlewomen
London The Lady 1985 First Edition Paperback 21 x 29cm Approx 
21st Feb 1985 edition, Very good condition, minor rubbing to covers. With March 1st letter from circulation manager stating this edition is in great demand and is out of print, but to contact in 4 weeks and they may have a copy & 2 cut-out newspaper reports of the centenary of "The Lady" magazine. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 J. C. Squire ( Sir John Squire) The London Mercury , Vols 1,2 & 3 Nov 19 1919 - April 1921
London The Field Press 1919 First Edition Hard Back 19 x 25cm Approx 
the complete 1st 3 volumes .3 uniformly large books. 1st viii + 768 pages, ,viii + 768 pages,& Viii + viii + 688 pages = over 2000 pages. All in original red buckram with readable paper lables to spines & multicolured edges, Condition fair/good just some sunning/minor ware...Contents Good & tight NO inscriptions, No major faults .found within was an unused invite card of Mr & Mrs. Cedric Hentschel of The British Council, at Kalliolinna., so they may have owned them .. One of the best of it's this kind of monthly magazines with articles by so may good authors & letter pages, i.e 19 page item by Hillare Belloc on Mr. Wells "Outline on History" or the 9 page article on Servants by Max Beerbohn. & a Siegried Sassoon poem & so much more.. Please note the weight of books alone is about 5.5 kilo so e-mail re postage costs/ surcharge or can be collected at any fair i do in London / Long Melford / Norwich , please e-mail 1st for me to bring them. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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20 Leckenby, Herbert Leckenby Editor THE COLLECTORS DIGEST. 5 monthly issues 1951, Vol 5, No.50 to No.55.
Herbert Leckenby privately printed 1951 First Editions for This Date Original Paper Covers Good 16.5 x 20cm Approx with Author Signed Note
179 pages, 5 issues for 1951, Condition covers very good to mint. some very minor edge ageing. Contents very good to mint. all have been bound at spine only together. A Monthly "roller typewriter duplicated" illustrated Subscription only Magazine with original articles, mostly on schoolboy magazines. With fully signed note. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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