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Sallis, Susan. 'By Sun and Candlelight'; and 'Summer Visitors', published in 1989 by Guild Publishing, 748pp. Condition:  very good with slight fold to dj flap at rear of book. Clean internally and externally. Price: £1.55, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers Schoeser, Mary. 'English Church Embroidery 1833-1953', published in 1998, 2nd edition by Watts & Co in Great Britain, in paperback, full colour, 180pp, ISBN 0953326500. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Seidler, Victor J. 'Men, Sex & Relationships: Writings from Achilles Heel', published in 1992 in Great Britain by Routledge, paperback, 266pp. ISBN 041507469X. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon! Serraillier, Ian; Stobbs, William. 'The Way of Danger: The Story of Theseus', published in 1962 by Oxford University Press in hardback with dustjacket, 86pp. Condition: Good, ex-school library, with library stamps just insdie the front and back covers and issue slip just inside the front cover. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Severn, David. 'Waggon for Five', published in 1952 (reprint) by The Bodley Head, 234pp, hardback. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Shoot! Annual 1992. Good, clean, readable condition, well lokem
Sallis, Susan. Hardcover book containing 2 novels:'By Sun and Candlelight' and 'Summer Visitors' hardback, published by Guild Publishing in 1989, 748 pages in total, 335 of these are taken up by the first novel in this compendium

Condition: Excellent condition, slight fold to dustjacket flap at rear of book. Very clean internally & externally, with very slight edge wear to dustjacket (no rips or tears)

Price: £1.55 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, and more for overseas customers)

Schoeser, Mary. 'English Church Embroidery 1833-1953', published in 1998, 2nd edition by Watts & Co in Great Britain, in paperback, full colour, 180pp, ISBN 0953326500

Condition: Brand New

Category: Decorative Arts - Embroidery

Price: £33.50, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers), more for overseas customers

Seidler, Victor J. 'Men, Sex & Relationships: Writings from Achilles Heel', published in 1992 in Great Britain by Routledge, paperback, 266pp. ISBN 041507469X

Full list of contents

Category: Sexuality

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Serraillier, Ian; Stobbs, William. 'The Way of Danger: The Story of Theseus', published in 1962 by Oxford University Press in hardback with dustjacket, 86pp

Category: Mythology

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Severn, David. Waggon for Five.Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1952 reprint, 234 pages, hardcover, with good condition dustjacket.

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Shoot Annual 1982, 126pp, hardback, published by IPC Magazines Fleetway on 15 Aug 1991) ISBN. 1852770740

Condition: Good clean, readable condition, well looked-after

Category: Sports: Football

Price: £2.05, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Shopland, Robert (Editor). 'The Inland Waterways Guide 1973 to Holiday Hire and Cruising Facilities', published by Boat World Publications, paperback, 192pp, ISBN 0854997202. Condition: Good, clean ex-library condition copy with the a discharge stamp on page 2 and sale price on top corner of page 1. Slight fading to cover. Information within now somewhat out of date. Price: £0.25, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Sillars, Stuart. 'Art & Survival in First World War Britain', published in 1987 in Great Britain by Macmillan Press in hardback, 192pp, ISBN 0333425243. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access a prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK Sacheverell, Sitwell. 'The Hunters and the Hunted', pubished in 1947 by Macmillan & Co, in hardack wtih dustjacket. Price: Atkinson, A. B. 'Poverty & Social Security', published in 1989 in Great Britain by Harvester Wheatsheaf in paperback, 379pp, ISBN 0745000258. Condition: Very good, clean and tidy copy with only very minimal handling wear. Price: £22.50, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Spence, Richard T. 'The Privateering Earl. George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, 1558-1605'. Published in 1995 in Great Britain by Alan Sutton Publishing, in hardback with dustjacket, 256pp, ISBN 0750908920. Condition: Very good, clean & tidy condition, almost like new. Dustjacket is not price-clipped. Price: £38.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Strik, Dennis. 'Just enough Dutch', published in 1996 in paperback by Hugo. Condition: Very good, clean & tidy copy.  Price:£2.99, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers and more for overseas customers
Shopland, Robert (Editor); Smith, Charles (Editor); Roast, Pamela (Editorial Assistant); Griffiths, Rt. Hon. Eldon (Foreword). 'The Inland Waterways Guide 1973: to Holiday Hire and Cruising Facilities'

Published by Boat World Publications, paperback, 192pp, ISBN 0854997202 .

Condition: Good, clean ex-library condition copy with slight fading to cover.

Category: Travel Literature

Price: £0.25, not including p&p

Sillars, Stuart. 'Art & Survival in First World War Britain', published in 1987 in Great Britain by Macmillan Press in hardback, 192pp, ISBN 0333425243

Category: World War 1

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Sitwell, Sacheverell. 'The Hunters and the Hunted'. Published by Macmillan & Co in 1947
1st Edition. Good condition hardcover with similarly good dustjacket (rip at top of spine).314 pages

Price: £3.99, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Social Welfare Atkinson, A. B. 'Poverty & Social Security', published in 1989 in Great Britain by Harvester Wheatsheaf in paperback, 379pp, ISBN 0745000258

Condition: Very good, clean and tidy copy with only very minimal handling wear

Category: Social Welfare

Price: £22.50, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Spence, Richard T. 'The Privateering Earl. George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, 1558-1605'. Published in 1995 in Great Britain by Alan Sutton Publishing, in hardback with dustjacket, 256pp, ISBN 0750908920
Very scarce publication

Condition: Very good, clean & tidy condition, almost like new. Dustjacket is not price-clipped.

Category: History, British, Elizabethan

Price: £17.20 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers). Overseas buyers will need to contact us to arrange a sale and shipping price

Strik, Dennis. 'Just Enough Dutch'. (Hugo Language Books), by Dennis Strik, 128 pages, published by Hugo in 1996, ISBN 0852852886

Condition: Very good, nice clean copy.

Content: Pronunciation and Spelling; At the Hotel; In a Bar; In Town; By Train and Tram; At the Post Office; In a Restaurant; An Evening Out; A Day Out; Shopping; Mini-Dictionary & Index.

Price: £1.25, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Steedman, Carolyn. 'Policing the Victorian Community: The Formation of English Provincial Police Forces 1856-1880', published in 1984 by Routledge & Kegan Paul (Routledge Direct Editions), pbk, 215pp, ISBN 0710093759. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Sternberger, Dolf. Panorama of the 19th Century, hardcover, 1977, Blackwell Publishing. Sorry, sold out, but click picture to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon! Stevenson, R.L. 'Kidnapped and Catriona', published by Harrap in 1949, 520 pages. Price: £10.00 (not including postage, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.75 charge, more for overseas purchasers) Stout, Rex. 'And Be a Villain'. 1948, 1st Edition with dustjacket (dj in tatty condition). 218 pages, hardcover. Publisher: Viking. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Stout, Rex. The Doorbell Rang. Red cloth hardcover true 1st Edition (no dustjacket) published in 1965 by The Viking Press, NY. 186pp. Price £5.25 (not including postage, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.75 charge-more for overseas buyers) Stout, Rex. Please Pass The Guilt. Viking Press (Mystery Guild Book Club Edition), 1973. Hardcover with dustjacket, both good condition. DJ not price-clipped. 156 pages. Price:£4.75 (not including postage, which is Amazon's standard £2.75 charge for UK buyers, more for non-UK buyers)
Steedman, Carolyn. 'Policing the Victorian Community: The Formation of English Provincial Police Forces 1856-1880', published in 1984 by Routledge & Kegan Paul (Routledge Direct Editions), pbk, 215pp, ISBN 0710095759

Category: Law Enforcement: England: History

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Sternberger, Dolf. Panorama of the 19th Century. Published in 1978 in Great Britain by Blackwell in hardcover with dustjacket, 214pp, ISBN 0631180206

Category: History, Modern History/Social History

Sternberger asks how 19th-Century man saw himself and his world and how he experienced history.

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Stevenson, R.L. 'Kidnapped and Catriona', published by Harrap in 1949, 520 pages

Category: Literature & Fiction: Modern Classics

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Stout, Rex. 'And Be A Villain', published in 1948 in the United States by Viking Press in hardcover, 218pp, no ISBN

Category: Rex Stout

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Stout, Rex. 'The Doorbell Rang.'Published in 1965 by The Viking Press, New York, 186pp, no dustjacket. True 1st Edition

Condition: Good, clean copy with only the odd tiny mark to the cover.

Category: Rex Stout

Price: £6.50 (not including postage, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80. Check with Amazon for overseas postage costs charged)

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Stout, Rex. 'Please Pass The Guilt'. Viking Press Mystery Guild hardcover printing, 1973, 156 pages, ISBN 0002316382

Condition: Very good condition, nice clean copy with some very mild wear to dustjacket edges. DJ not price-clipped

Category: Rex Stout

Price: £4.75 (not including postage, which for UK buyers is Amazon's standard £2.80 charge, which increases for non-UK buyers)

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Stuart Turner Ltd. 'Stuart Models 1969', published in January 1969 by Stuart Turner Models Ltd and listing all of their products for sale. Condition: good, but vintage - has a very slightly discoloured cover and fading to the spine. Price: £11.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Sutcliffe, Phil. 'Battling for Copyright', 58 page paperback published by the National Union of Journalists in 2000. Features black & white illustrations. ISBN 0951623648. Condition: new and unused. Price: £1.99, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Swannell, A.A.K. Fifty German Folk-Songs With Airs. Published by George. G. Harrap & Co. London, 1948 reprint, paperback, 106 pages. Red cloth cover. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Surtees, William. 'Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade', published in 1996 as a new edition in Great Britain by Greenhill Books, Lionel Leventhal Limited, in hardback, 455pp, ISBN  1853672300. Condition: Very good, clean & tidy copy with some very slight marks to the bottom of the front cover and the bottom of the book. Dustjacket in v.good condition and not price-clipped. Price: £29.55, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge, currently £2.75 for UK orders, more for overseas customers Sutterlin, James S. 'Berlin: From Symbol of Confrontation to Keystone of Stability' published in 1989 in the United States in hardback, 233pp, ISBN 0275932591. Condition: Signed Copy. Very good, clean and tidy book. Price: £9.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Synge, John M. 'Riders to the Sea; Deirdre of the Sorrows; The Well of the Saints', published in 1941 in paperback by Guild Books, 220pp. Condition: Good, but vintage - has dustjacket; internal pages are mildly tanned with age. Price: £4.85, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)
Stuart Turner Ltd. 'Stuart Models 1969', published in January 1969 by Stuart Turner Models Ltd and listing all of their products for sale from Stuart No. 1 to Stainless Steel Balls and Pressure Gauges

Condition: good, but vintage - has a very slightly discoloured cover and fading to the spine

Category: Model Engineering Catalogues

Price: £11.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon UK's standard charge (£2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers
Sutcliffe, Phil. 'Battling for Copyright: Freelance Journalists versus the Media Conglomerates', edited by Sutcliffe, Phil; Vaughan, Jenny and Macaskill, Hilary, in 2004, ISBN 0951623648

Condition: New & unused, 58 pages. For more information & to buy, click on picture

Price: £1.99 not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Swannell, A.A.K. 'Fifty German Folk-Songs With Airs.' Published by George. G. Harrap & Co. London, 1948 reprint, paperback, 106 pages. Red cloth cover

Full List of Songs

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Surtees, William. 'Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade', published in 1996 as a new edition in Great Britain by Greenhill Books, Lionel Leventhal Limited, in hardback, 455pp, ISBN 1853672300

Condition: Very good, clean & tidy copy with some very slight marks to the bottom of the front cover and the bottom of the book. Dustjacket in v.good condition and not price-clipped.

Category: Military/Army

Price: £29.55, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge, currently £2.80 for UK orders, more for overseas customers

 

Sutterlin, James S. 'Berlin: From Symbol of Confrontation to Keystone of Stability' published in 1989 in the United States in hardback, 233pp, ISBN 0275932591

Condition: Signed Copy. Very good, clean and tidy book

Category: International Relations

Price: £9.99, not including post and packing, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

Synge, John M. Riders To the Sea; Deirdre of the Sorrows; The Well of the Saints. Published in 1941 in Great Britain by The British Publishers Guild in paperback, 219pp, no ISBN

Condition: Good condition, wholly intact & readable paperback, published by Guild Books in 1941, 220 pages with dustjacket. Mild tanning to internal pages.

Price: £4.85, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.80 for UK orders; more for overseas customers)

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