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  • Fortunes From Eggs… [c.1919/20]

    Poultry/Eggs Interest – [KARSWOOD COMPANY]. Fortunes From Eggs. Being a collection of actual results obtained by the leading poultry breeders, and the most wide-awake poultry keepers. Done into a book by the Karswood Company of Manchester, England, in the year one thousand nine hundred and nineteen. Colour plates within the text (as part of page count), other illustrations within the text. Sections within include: “Preparing Fowls For Exhibition….”, “The Intensive System”, “How To Rear Every Chick to Maturity”, “White Leghorns. Which Breed To Keep”, “Poultry Houses And Runs”. N.B. :The advice given within this book is of its time and may not be accurate any more! PROVENANCE: Previous owner’s signature inside on front endpaper and initials on front paste-down. 8vo. Manchester: Karswood, [no date. c.1919/20].

  • A Great Peace Maker… 1914.

    GALLATIN, Count (Editor). A Great Peace Maker [.] The Diary of James Gallatin Secretary to Albert Gallatin U.S. Envoy to France and England 1813-1827 and Negotiator of the Treaty of Ghent. 10 plates (including frontispiece). PROVENANCE: ‘CLIVE 18.X.34’. Clive refers to Mervyn Horatio Herbert, 17th Baron Darcy de Knayth, styled Viscount Clive (1904 – 1943) British peer and Royal Air Force Officer, who died tragically in 1943, leaving behind his wife Vida, who later married Brigadier Derek Schreiber- Chief of Staff to the Governor-General of Australia. 8vo. London: William Heinemann, 1914.

  • An Account of the Danes and Norwegians… 1852.

    WORSAAE, J.J.A. An Account of the Danes and Norwegians in England, Scotland, and Ireland. 8vo. London: John Murray, 1852.

  • Christmas In Many Lands. [c. 1891]

    SCANNELL, Florence; Edith. Scannell. Christmas In Many Lands. Four stories: “The Highwaymen Christmas In England”, “Jean Noel Christmas In France”, “Golden Wings Christmas In Germany”, “The Pifferari Christmas In Italy”. Illustrated throughout. 32, 32, 32, 32 pp. Interior: Light soiling and some marks, front endpaper detached and chipped. Exterior: Binding- a little loose, text block split in places. Yellow, cloth with worn pictorial illustration- cloth worn. 8vo. Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. [no date c. 1891].