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Lessons In Elementary Physiology

Author: Thomas H. Huxley
Copyright: 1924

Description: Green hardcover with gilt titles on spine. Profuse b&w illustrations. Fold-out chart of the human skeleton just before title page. Previous owner's inscription in pencil on fep. Corners a little worn, minor wear on front boards but text extremely clean and tight.

A classic work, it belongs on the shelf of anyone involved in medicine. 

Item: UB0081
Price: $28.95




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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Copyright: no date 

Description: Hardback, appears to be silk cloth boards in green moire with gold gilt title and figural, some spotting to cloth and shelf wear and to extremities of spine, contents clean and tight, red ribbon marker frayed at bottom edge only. Beautiful illustrations. A rare work.

No date but appears to be late 1800s. Important work by a famous author, certain to appreciate in value.

Item: UB0082
Price: $
65.95 




 
Golden String 
A Day Book For Busy Men and Women
Author: Susan, Countess of Malmesbury & Violet Brooke-Hunt
Copyright: 1912

Description: Hard cover, green cloth boards, very good condition contents, tight binding, some minor spalling on cover at bottom edge and front right edge also a small patch on spine, 374 pages.

Victoriana at its best. Daily sayings and poems to help one cope with day to day struggles. Just as useful today. Charming.

Item: UB0083
Price:
$39.95 


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Discovering Antique Maps

Author: A. G. Hodgkiss
Copyright: 1981 

Description:  Small paperback with pictorial card covers, 72 pages, very good condition throughout, extensive illustrations.

This book is designed as an introduction to the history and the many aspects of mapmaking and to some of the more unusual collec ting areas from maps as the basis of educational games to tapestry and mosaic maps. The author is a founder member of the British Cartographic Society and the Society of University Cartographers.

Item: UB084
Price: $ 12.95




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Guide To Historic Plymouth Illustrated

Author: A. S. burbank
Copyright: 1919 presumed First Edition

Description: Pictoral card covers, 96 pages, near fine condition throughout, many B & W photographs, and maps. Rare in this condition

History of Plymouth Massachusetts and surrounding area, many photographs, advertisements.

Item: UB0085
Price: $ 26.95




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The Chautauqua Course In Physics

Author: J. Dorman Steele
Copyright: 1889

Description:  Hardcover, pebbled and embossed brown cloth, hundreds of detailed engravings of scientific aparatus of the day, 326 pages, indexed. Text clean and bright with tight binding, however the outer front hinge is not long for this world, the spine has some sun fading and the corners are bumped.

Fascinating book of physics, much of which remains excellent for teaching applied physics to this day.  Sure to please any science buff. 

Item: UB0086
Price: $ 24.95




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Cooking For Cats

Author: Barry Castle
Copyright: 1985 First Edition

Description: Glossy pictorial hardcover, no dustjacket as new condition, inscription on fep. 

Original and outstanding illustrations make this a surprising and very funny book for all cat lovers and those who enjoy fine painting and witty verse- the recipes are slightly bizzare though!

Item: UB0087
Price: $ 12.95


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Culture Shock! Britain

Author: Terry Tan 
Copyright: 1992 

Description: Paperback, very good condition, 279 pages, B & W photographs, index. 

Terry Tan points out in an often humourous way the  many cultural differences of Britain. This is part of the hugely popular Culture Shock! books and is a must read to anyone contemplating spending time in Britain or just those who enjoy exploring the world from their armchair.

Item: UB0088
Price: $ 5.95




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Beasts Go West

Author: David Creaton
Copyright: 1979 First Edition 

Description: Hardcover, dust jacket, dustjacket soiled otherwise good condition  251 pages.

Seventy south-sloping Cornish acres, almost within sound of the sea. That was Lannear Farm which the Creatons fell in love with. They were told it needed a young couple with plenty of energy. So David and Olive leave Kent and move west, with the children, Donald and Cherry and some heifers. As they set about farming Lannear they gather animals and people, and the lively buzz of activity never stops for a second with the infinite unpredictability of man and beast. Beast go West is a story of hard work, good times, and bad. It is warm, hilarious and brimming with joy, and it continues the memoirs of family life on the farm.

Item: UB0089
Price: $ 12.95




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The Glory Of The Trenches

Author: Coniingsby Dawson
Copyright: 1918 First Edition

Description: Hardcover, no dust jacket, good condition, minor shelf wear, binding tight, pages slightly yellowed and some minor foxing.  141 pages, photograph of the author in uniform on flyleaf.

Memoirs of a Canadian Artillery-man wounded at Lens late June 1917 and written while he was in hospital. Including four poems: "To You at Home", "In Hospital", "The Lads Away" and "The Glory of the Trenches".

Item: UB0090
Price: $26.95


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