66 Union Road, Liversedge, West Riding of Yorkshire WF15 7JF 01924 505 666 david.sheard@ntlworld.com.uk By appointment or 10 till 2 on Saturdays but check Facebook Page for extra days and hours

MARQUEZ

MARC MARQUEZ

born to win

He might not have as much charisma as the GOAT but he is getting there, none can deny his riding ability, his guts or his will to win. His smile, might wrongly, seem forced but what a lot he has to smile about.

This 2014 192 page offering by Marco Masetti is not a book with illustration, but illustrations with a book. This copy has not been read and is a bargain at £7.50

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Readers Digest – Classics

There is a real snobbery in the second hand book trade against Readers Digest, it may have some foundation in their “aggressive” sales technique for the digest, or it could be founded in the bias against “condensed books” but where would doctors and dentist waiting rooms have been in the past without Readers Digests (or National Geographic)?

I could also be pat of the second hand book dealers general unloving view of “Coffee Table” publications. All of the above are probably unfair and unjustified, but in the case of the “Classic” series the bias id definitely unjustified. The books are well bound, well presented with good clear printing, the only criticism  I could make (being churlish) is the definition of what are classics has a definite American flavour. But in the light of the very strange inclusions in the “Oxford World Classics” the criticism is definitely churlish.

I have about 10 foot of these titles in my shop all at the bargain price of £4.50.

 

Science Fiction (& fantasy) HARD BACKS

PLEASE NOTE – Not all these books are located in my shop (for security reasons)


Wyndham John The Day of the Triffids £tbd Michel Joseph
Hamilton Edmond City at Worlds End £10.00 Fell
Clarke Arthur C Islands in the Sky £10.00 Sedgwick & Jackson
Dick Philip K World of Chance £10.00 sf Book Club
Ballard JG The Drowned World £tbd Gollancz
Tubb EC Death is a Dream £10.00 Hart Davis
Tubb EC Ten From Tomorrow £10.00 Hart Davis
Bloch Robert Cold Chills £5.00 Hale
van Vogt A E More than Superhuman £40.00 NEL
Stevens Francis The Heads of Cerberus £15.00 Polaris
Burroughs Edgar Rice The Moon Maid £25.00 Tom Stacey
Clarke Arthur C 1984 Spring £10.00 Granada
Sheehan Perley Poore The Abyss of Wonders £20.00 Polaris
Clarke Arthur C The Coming of the Space Age £10.00 Gollancz
Taine John The Forbidden Garden £20.00 Fantasy
Taine John Green Fire £10.00 Fantasy
Farmer Philip Jose The Classic 1952 – 1964 £5.00 Robson
Bell Robert In Realms Unknown £10.00 Vantage
Clarke Arthus C Of Time and Stars £5.00 Gollancz
Campbell John W The Incedible Planet £20.00 Fantasy
Dick Philip K Valis £25.00 Kerosina

Four Books with no discernible connection with each other

 

LEATHERWORK Home Handicraft Series by L Johnson 1949 £4.00

The Technique of Mountaineering – J E B Wright 1955 £3.00

Now We Are Sixty – by Christopher Matthew. I could nor remove the stains off the dust jacket, but when I checked on ABE, every book illustrated had identical stains in the same places. £2.00

PEKINGESE – Herminie Warner Hill – Foyles Handbook £1.00

Westerns – Cowboys

Not exactly in vogue, but they were a significant market in the 50’s. The quality of writing varied greatly with some authors churning out weekly offerings. This is a collection of hardbacks in dust jackets in near fine condition (most of them).

 

Missouri Man – Frank McLowery  £5.00

Marshal of Mustang – Landon Grant £5.00

Forlorn Valley – Al Cody £5.00

Raton Pass – Tom W Blackburn £10.00

Range Feud – DB Newton £10.00

Range War – Thomas W Blackburn £5.00

Stagecoach Guard – D.B. Newton £5.00

The Circle C Feud – Tod Ballard £5.00

Doomrock Range – Al Cody £5.00

MAVERICK – Boss of Rocking H Ranch – Charles I Coombs £5.00

The Last Trail – Zane Grey – £5.00

Tales of Wells Fargo – Danger Station – Sam Allison £5.00

 ALL CAN BE POSTED FREE TO UK

G A HENTY

A selection of hardbacks all early 20th century editions in very attractive printed boards all in very good condition. Don’t even think of paying silly prices for paperback reprints, these titles are available for £15.00 each. I should have taken a photo of the spines as they all have great illustrations on them, these are very attractive books.

 

Just to prove the Daily Express haven’t always published rubbish.

Printed in 1933 by Daily Express Publications this series of “classics” present a set of very good looking books. A real bargain at £2.50, or £10.OO for the set.

img_20190118_154936Titles featured;

Oliver Goldsmith – The Vicar of Wakefield & She Stoops to Conquer

Wilkie Collins – The Woman in White

RD Blackmore – Lorna Doone

Alexander Dumas – The Three Musketeers

Charles Reade – The Cloister and the Hearth

George Elliot – The Mill on the Floss

W M Thackeray – Vanity Fair

Folio Society Editions

Geoffrey Parker – At the Court of the Borgia £2.50
Thomas De Quincey – The Confessions of an English Opium Eater £2.50
Shakespear – Troilus and Cressida £5.00
Alice Toklas – The Alice B Toklas Cookbook £10.00
Dylan Thomas – Under Milk Wood £2.50
Tannahill – The Fine Art of Food £2.50
Perry  – Elizabeth I £2.50
Rudyard Kipling – The Jungle Book £5.00
JB Priestly – English Journey £5.00
Graves – Greek Myths £5.00
Graham  – The Wind in the Willows £5.00
Racham – The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm £10.00
Trollope  – The Palliser Novels £10.00
Whitfield – “Mapping the World”  £5.00

 

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