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Image for Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant  ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

By: Pohl, Frederik ( Fred ) writing as Ernst Mason (signed) ( Aka: Edson McCann (with Lester del Rey), James MacCreigh; Donald Stacy; Ernst Mason; Walt Lasly )

Price: $131.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ballantine, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing, Canadian Imprint: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 138724

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to the paper, signed and inscribed by Pohl, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant  ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

Tiberius -The Life of Tiberius Claudius Nero, Pervert, Murderer, Tyrant ---by Frederik Pohl ---a Signed Copy

By: Pohl, Frederik ( Fred ) writing as Ernst Mason (signed) (Aka: Edson McCann (with Lester del Rey), James MacCreigh; Donald Stacy; Ernst Mason; Walt Lasly )

Price: $131.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Panther, 1963, 1st UK Edition, 2nd Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 138725

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to the paper, store stamp, signed by Pohl, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

The Crimean War: The Truth Behind the Myth -by Clive Ponting ( Crimea )

By: Ponting, Clive

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Chatto and Windus, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153108

ISBN: 0701173904

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, a bit of age toning to paper, 379 pages, b&w photos, ---"With his sharp eye and analytical mind, Clive Ponting explodes many of the romantic myths which grew up in the years following the Crimean War, while telling the true story of the heroism of ordinary men. Above all, he makes use of the testimony of eyewitness accounts, from William Russell of The Times, the first war correspondent,... View more info

Image for The Great Gamble --- Nelson at Copenhagen -by Dudley Pope  ( Lord Horatio Nelson )

The Great Gamble --- Nelson at Copenhagen -by Dudley Pope ( Lord Horatio Nelson )

By: Pope, Dudley

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156090

ISBN: 0671214047

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with just a wee bit of very light wear, very short closed tear on rear panel, 379 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"On 2nd April, 1801, the Royal Navy anchored a few hundred yards off the Copenhagen waterfront and engaged the Danes in a brief but bloody battle. Earlier, inspired by Paul I of Russia, the northern powers had begun to form an armed coalition which could have become a serious threat to British... View more info

Image for Aston Remembered - Yesterday and Today -by Victor J Price ( Birmingham England / Local History )

Aston Remembered - Yesterday and Today -by Victor J Price ( Birmingham England / Local History )

By: Price, Victor J; Foreword By The Rt. Hon. Denis Howell, MP

Price: $11.81

Publisher: England, Studley, Warwickshire, UK: Brewin Books, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159370

ISBN: 0947731458

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.75w x 8.25h inches, a Very Good+ copy, faint crease on front cover along the spine, a wee bit of rubbing to covers and corner tips, gift inscription, 100 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Llandinam:  A Glimpse of the Past -by Jeremy Pryce ( Powys Area, Wales / Local History )

Llandinam: A Glimpse of the Past -by Jeremy Pryce ( Powys Area, Wales / Local History )

By: Pryce, Jeremy (written and Compiled by)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Wales, Wales: Jeremy Pryce, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156336

ISBN: 0954408209

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 164 pages, b&w photos as well as some colour, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A History of Everyday Things in England, Volume Iv 1851 - 1914 -by Marjorie and C H B Quennell ( dustjacket Art By Philip Gough )( Book 4 of the Series )

A History of Everyday Things in England, Volume Iv 1851 - 1914 -by Marjorie and C H B Quennell ( dustjacket Art By Philip Gough )( Book 4 of the Series )

By: Quennell, Marjorie and C H B ( Charles Henry Bourne )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: B T Batsford Ltd, 1968, 1st Revised Edition ( 6th Edition Overall ), Later Printing: 1968

Edition: Later Printing of 1st Revised Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163595

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, 5.75w x 8.75h inches, a Very Good+ example, bumped corner, a bit of light rubbing to edges of boards, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, sunning to the spine, both the US and UK price have been clipped ( Bottom and Top corner of front flap), 226 pages, b&w illustrations and photos, one colour plate, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for A Tribute to Sir Winston Churchill as Broadcast By Radio Station CFRB, Toronto January 24, 1965 / Script By John Collingwood Reade, Narration By Jack Dennett

A Tribute to Sir Winston Churchill as Broadcast By Radio Station CFRB, Toronto January 24, 1965 / Script By John Collingwood Reade, Narration By Jack Dennett

By: Reade, John Collingwood (script), Narration By Jack Dennett ( Sir Winston S [ Spencer ] Churchill related)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON.: CFRB Radio Station, 1965, 1st Edition, First (and Only ) Pressing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162529

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------33 and 1/3 record album, album looks new so a Near Fine record, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine plain black sleeve with silver label lettered in black, a scarce Churchill related item, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Shadow People:  Inside History's Most Notorious Secret Societies ( Assassins; Templars, Illuminati; Freemasons; Priory of Signl; Druids; Kabbalah; Rosicrucians; Triads; Mafia / Cosa Nostra; Yakuza; Wicca; Skull Bones; Conspiracy Theorists )

Shadow People: Inside History's Most Notorious Secret Societies ( Assassins; Templars, Illuminati; Freemasons; Priory of Signl; Druids; Kabbalah; Rosicrucians; Triads; Mafia / Cosa Nostra; Yakuza; Wicca; Skull Bones; Conspiracy Theorists )

By: Reynolds, J L ( John Lawrence )

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155879

ISBN: 1552637433

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 320 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"Roving from the parched wadis of the Middle East, to an isolated farmhouse in rural Quebec, to the crowed boutiques of Beverly Hills, master storyteller and award-winning writer John Lawrence Reynolds explores the most notorious secret societies in history, probing their origins and activities, and revealing secrets maintained and distorted over hundred of ye... View more info

Image for The Pageant of Morayland -by Jamres B Ritchie ( Elginshire, County of Moray, Scotland )

The Pageant of Morayland -by Jamres B Ritchie ( Elginshire, County of Moray, Scotland )

By: Ritchie, J B ( James ); Foreword By Alexander gRant (signed)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Scotland, Logie House, Dunphail, Scotland ( Elgin, Moray ): The ELGIN COURANT, 1932, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162746

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.25h inches, a solid Good to Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, sunning to the spine, browning to the endpapers, --- I do not know if this was issued with a dustjacket, inscription on the verso of the front board by a former owner " This book shows the tradition on which Moray rests. I've read these stories over & over and seen where they were created. I hunted all over the county for a copy and ended up getting one from Sa... View more info

Image for Wentworth By the Sea: The Life and Times of a Grand Hotel -by J Dennis Robinson ( Formerly, Great Island, Now New Castle )( New Hampshire Local History / Portsmouth area )

Wentworth By the Sea: The Life and Times of a Grand Hotel -by J Dennis Robinson ( Formerly, Great Island, Now New Castle )( New Hampshire Local History / Portsmouth area )

By: Robinson, J Dennis

Price: $17.09

Publisher: New Hampshire, Portsmouth, NH: Peter E Randall Publishers, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163196

ISBN: 1931807213

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.25w x 10.25h inches, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, 228 pages, b&w photos, ---"When the Wentworth-by-the-Sea Hotel was built in 1873, it joined dozens of other resorts dotting the northern New England landscape. Now 130 years later it remains the one of the few grand hotels in this region. In between 1873 and 2003, the hotel has undergone early success, bankruptcy, resurgence under the guidance of a gilded age tycoon, one month as ... View more info

Image for Life along the Hudson: Wood Engravings of Hudson River Subjects from Harper's Weekly 1859-1903 (includes a Color Portfolio )(inc. Steamers, Bridges, Catskill Mountains, Convicts at Sing-Sing; Collisions; West Point; Harvesting Ice; Ice Yachting; etc)

Life along the Hudson: Wood Engravings of Hudson River Subjects from Harper's Weekly 1859-1903 (includes a Color Portfolio )(inc. Steamers, Bridges, Catskill Mountains, Convicts at Sing-Sing; Collisions; West Point; Harvesting Ice; Ice Yachting; etc)

By: Ruge, Valice F (ed.) / Haper's Weekly, a Journal of Civilization Iillustrators Include: Winslow Homer; Theodore Russell Davis; John P Newell; C A Palmer; Stanley Fox; J C Babcock; A R Waud; W A Rogers; Harry Ogden; W P Snyder; J E Kelly; Charles Graham;

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, Woodstock, N.Y.: The Overlook Press, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162391

ISBN: 0879515236

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 9.75h x 12w inches, a Near Fine example, in a slightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 90 b&w and colored illustrations, super scenes predominately from the 19th century-, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The RUC: A Force Under Fire -by Chris Ryder ( Royal Ulster Constabulary )( Northern Ireland Police / Policing / History )

The RUC: A Force Under Fire -by Chris Ryder ( Royal Ulster Constabulary )( Northern Ireland Police / Policing / History )

By: Ryder, Chris

Price: $35.57

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Methuen, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162947

ISBN: 0413153401

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, age toning to paper, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 381 pages, b&w photos, ---"According to Interpol, Northern Ireland is the most dangerous place in the world for a policeman. The Royal Ulster Constabulary costs #1 million a day to operate, and since 1970 nearly 300 of its members have been killed and more than 9000 injured. Remarkably, there are almost 20 times as many applicants as v... View more info

Image for Agents of Empire:  How E L Mitchell's Photographs Shaped Australia -by Joanna Sassoon ( Australian Photographer / Photographic / Photography History )( ( Ernest Lund Mitchell )

Agents of Empire: How E L Mitchell's Photographs Shaped Australia -by Joanna Sassoon ( Australian Photographer / Photographic / Photography History )( ( Ernest Lund Mitchell )

By: Sassoon, Joanna ( E L [ Ernest Lund ] Mitchell related)

Price: $43.49

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne, Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2017, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164174

ISBN: 1925333736

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of very light rubbing, looks new, 259 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"For nearly 100 years, E.L. Mitchell's emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia. But who was Mitchell and why did he succeed above his competitors? With unprecedented access to private collections and showcasing his extraordinary photographs, Agents of Empire charts Mitchell's rise from his struggles as a migrant in New South Wale... View more info

On the Road with Wellington: The Diary of a War Commissary in the Peninsular Campaigns / Napoleonic Library Series ( Napoleon )

By: Schaumann, August Ludolf Friedrich; Introduction By Bernard Cornwell; Preface By Anthony M Ludovici / Napoleonic Library Series

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, London, UK / Pennsylvania, PA.: Greenhill Books / Stackpole Books, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150704

ISBN: 1853673536

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of sunning to the spine, 416 pages, no illustrations as issued, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Extraordinary Life of Josef Ganz, the Jewish Engineer Behind Hitler's VOLKSWAGEN -by Paul Schilperoord ( Adolf Hitler )(chapters include: From Tropfenwagen to Volkswagen; Motor-Kritik; The Bug is Born; Nazi Smear Campaign; VWs for the Autobahn; etc)

The Extraordinary Life of Josef Ganz, the Jewish Engineer Behind Hitler's VOLKSWAGEN -by Paul Schilperoord ( Adolf Hitler )(chapters include: From Tropfenwagen to Volkswagen; Motor-Kritik; The Bug is Born; Nazi Smear Campaign; VWs for the Autobahn; etc)

By: Schilperoord, Paul ( Josef Ganz related)

Price: $28.97

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: RVP Books, 2012, 1st English Language Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162591

ISBN: 1614122016

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, small smudge on the bottom edge of the text block, 274 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"The astonishing biography of Josef Ganz, a Jewish designer from Frankfurt, who in May 1931 created a revolutionary small car: the Maikäfer (German for "May bug "). Seven years later, Hitler introduced the Volkswagen. The Nazis not only "took" the conce... View more info

Image for The Flower and Willow World:  A Study of the Geisha

The Flower and Willow World: A Study of the Geisha

By: Scott, A C

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Heinemann, 1959, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144074

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy but I will call it Very Good+ as there is a bit of age darkening to the upper edge of the text block and a bookplate on the verso of the front board, in a very attractive Very Good dustjacket with a sticker ghost on the front panel, 215 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, contents include: Endless Singing and Dancing; Inside the gay Quarters Many lamps Were Lit; She danced Wonderfully to the Music; Clothes Do Much Upon the Wit; Ye... View more info

Image for The Yorkshire Dalesman A Monthly Magazine of Dales' Life and Industry volume number 1, Issues # I to # 12, ( Gipsies [ gypsies] a Midnight Adventure; The Ilkley Swastika; Ghosts; Farming; Dancing; Motoring; Canoes; Dialect; Monks; Villages; etc)

The Yorkshire Dalesman A Monthly Magazine of Dales' Life and Industry volume number 1, Issues # I to # 12, ( Gipsies [ gypsies] a Midnight Adventure; The Ilkley Swastika; Ghosts; Farming; Dancing; Motoring; Canoes; Dialect; Monks; Villages; etc)

By: Scott, Harry J (ed.) The Yorkshire Dalesman Volume # 1, Issues 1 to 12 (inc. C J Cutcliffe-Hyne; J B Priestley; Ella Pontefract; T C Calvert; et al

Price: $65.93

Publisher: England, England: The Yorkshire Dalesman Number 1 to # 12, Volume I, April 1939 to March 1940, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164164

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------12 issues of this still running magazine, year one issues collected and bound into boards (done by the magazine I suspect ), green cloth, overall a Very Good example, overall light wear, some foxing, all 12 issueswith about 20 to 30 pages per issue, b&w photographs and illustrations, this volume includes an index, laid into this volume is an original order form dated 1939, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT... View more info

Image for The Yorkshire Dalesman A Monthly Magazine of Dales' Life and Industry volume number 5, Issues # I to # 12, (inc. Clockmakers; Druids Temple, a Sham; Mole Catcher; Freshwater Lobsters; Wandering Minstrel; Nicknames of Upper Swaledale; Oatcake; Grouse etc )

The Yorkshire Dalesman A Monthly Magazine of Dales' Life and Industry volume number 5, Issues # I to # 12, (inc. Clockmakers; Druids Temple, a Sham; Mole Catcher; Freshwater Lobsters; Wandering Minstrel; Nicknames of Upper Swaledale; Oatcake; Grouse etc )

By: Scott, Harry J (ed.) The Yorkshire Dalesman Volume number 5, Issues 1 to 12 (inc Ella Pontefract; Frank W Dibb; Robert D Leakey; Herbert Waddington; et al.

Price: $59.33

Publisher: England, England: The Yorkshire Dalesman Number 1 to # 12, Volume I, April 1943 to March 1944, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164165

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------12 issues of this still running magazine, year five issues collected and bound into boards (done by the magazine I suspect ), green cloth, overall a Very Good example, overall light wear, some foxing, all 12 issues with about 20 to 30 pages per issue, b&w photographs and illustrations, this volume includes an index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Yorkshire Dalesman A Monthly Magazine of Dales' Life and Industry volume number 6, Issues # I to # 12, (inc.  Clockmakers; Land Girl's Log; Field Names; Railways of Western Dales; Weather Signs; Castle Dykes; Dew-Ponds; Roman Doncaster, etc )

The Yorkshire Dalesman A Monthly Magazine of Dales' Life and Industry volume number 6, Issues # I to # 12, (inc. Clockmakers; Land Girl's Log; Field Names; Railways of Western Dales; Weather Signs; Castle Dykes; Dew-Ponds; Roman Doncaster, etc )

By: Scott, Harry J (ed.) The Yorkshire Dalesman Volume number 6, Issues 1 to 12 (inc; Naomi Jacob, Frank W Dibb; A H Robertshaw; Mary Sykes; Tom Gowland; R A Kerr; Elsie M Fletcher; E O Driver; et al.

Price: $59.33

Publisher: England, England: The Yorkshire Dalesman Number 1 to # 12, Volume I, April 1944 to March 1945, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164166

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------12 issues of this still running magazine, year five issues collected and bound into boards (done by the magazine I suspect ), red cloth, overall a Good to Very Good example, overall light wear, some foxing, sunning to the spine, all 12 issues with about 20 to 30 pages per issue, b&w photographs and illustrations, this issue does not include an index of the 12 volumes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT S... View more info