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Portrait Of the Isle Of Man

Portrait Of the Isle Of Man

by H, Stenning Canon E

Honda, the TT Winning Years

Honda, the TT Winning Years

by Peter Kneale and Bill Snelling, foreword by Joey Dunlop

Amulree Publications, 1998. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Crisp clean covers, tight binding, clean pages and inside covers. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 1901508021. ISBN/EAN: 9781901508024. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 76520021256.. 9781901508024
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£8.00
The Keig Collection - Volume 1: A Picture Gallery of TT Riders & Their Machines From 1911 to 1939

The Keig Collection - Volume 1: A Picture Gallery of TT Riders & Their Machines From 1911 to 1939

by Bob Holliday; Photographs by S. R. Keig

Bruce Main-Smith Ltd, Leatherhead, Surry, 1975. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Sound staple binding, card covers and corners are a little rubbed, worn and creased. Pages are clean and crisp. Contains many black and white illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0904365050. ISBN/EAN: 9780904365054. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 76520114033..... Read more
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£33.00
Thomas Kelly and Famaly's Journal: Being the Diary of One Thomas Keely, a Manxman from Jurby, One of the Early Pioneers from the Isle of Man, who made the Adventurous Journey to the New World and Settled with his Family in the United States in 1827

Thomas Kelly and Famaly's Journal: Being the Diary of One Thomas Keely, a Manxman from Jurby, One of the Early Pioneers from the Isle of Man, who made the Adventurous Journey to the New World and Settled with his Family in the United States in 1827

by Thomas (edited by Margery West) Kelly

Times Press and Anthony Gibbs & Phillips, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1965. Republished Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). As New/As New. Originally published as instalments in the 'Isle of Man Examiner' newspaper & then in October, 1935 issued by them in booklet form, this is the first hardback edition with notes by Mona Douglas. Pictorial dust-jacket design showing Ramsey Harbour from a nineteenth century painting by W. Marsden. Pictorial end-papers in b/w. showing Peel Castle from a... Read more
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£15.00
It's A Fact

It's A Fact

by Harold 'Dusty' Miller

Isle of Man Examiner, Douglas, Isle of Man, early 1940's. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Harold ‘Dusty’ Miller. Harold ‘Dusty’ Miller was a popular illustrator and newspaper cartoonist from the 1930s to the 1950s. Miller was also well-known for his illustrated publications. A rare survivor - ‘It’s A Fact’ - is a miscellany of 400 curious Manx facts and tales, produced in the 1930s and 1940s. He was a founder member of Douglas Art... Read more
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£50.00
Ordnance Survey One-Inch Map of Isle of Man Sheet 87 (Paper)

Ordnance Survey One-Inch Map of Isle of Man Sheet 87 (Paper)

by Various / Unstated

Director General, Ordnance Survey, Southampton, 1963. First Thus. Card Covers. Very Good Condition/N/A. Map paper edition; fully coloured; scale: one inch to one mile; fully revised in 1961, major roads revised 1962; Revised Edition. n/a.. Item Type: Map. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Geography & Maps; Isle of Man; Great Britain; Travel & Places; Britain/UK; 1960s; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory... Read more
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£5.00
An Island Race: A Ballad for the TT

An Island Race: A Ballad for the TT

by Anon

privately published, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1972. First Edition. Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Booklet “I dedicate this piece of doggerel - written in bed after an accident - in gratitude to the Staff of Noble's (Lo.M.) Hospital, who with patience and yet without the least dereliction of duty, made it possible for me to scribble these words - even if sometimes in disagreement with opinions expressed. encouraged by Evan Shipman, who once told Hemingway:... Read more
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£5.00
Bibliotheca Monensis: A Bibliographical Account of Works Relating to the Isle of Man

Bibliotheca Monensis: A Bibliographical Account of Works Relating to the Isle of Man

by William Harrison

The Manx Society, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. publication number VIII of The Manx Society for Publication of National Documents & one of only 308 copies printed; pre-title page of Manx Society giving date established (1858), logo, volume number, & date of publication, followed by list of officers of the society. For many years previous to the establishment of the Manx Society the Editor had been collecting from... Read more
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£45.00
Island at War: The remarkable role played by the small Manx nation in the Great War 1914-18

Island at War: The remarkable role played by the small Manx nation in the Great War 1914-18

by Margery West

Western Books, Isle of Man, 1986. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Very Good. Clean dust-jacket has light shelf-wear on top and bottom edges, fresh black covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0951151207. ISBN/EAN: 9780951151204. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53616051028.. 9780951151204
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£56.00
Sixty Years of Banking: The History of the Isle of Man Banking Co., Limited 1865-1925

Sixty Years of Banking: The History of the Isle of Man Banking Co., Limited 1865-1925

by Picher G. (Compiler) Ralfe

Printed by Louis G Meyer Ltd, 1925, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Near Fine Condition. decorated brown end-papers; cloth spine; titles in red & black to paper label front cover; printed on quality handmade paper. The Isle of Man Banking Company opened for business for the first time in Douglas in November 1865. Prior to their arrival the Isle of Man had just two banks: Dumbell, Son & Howard (est. 1848) and Bank of Mona (est.1849). Both of these... Read more
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£50.00
Guide to the Isle of Man with map of the Island plans of Douglas and Ramsey and numerous illustrations. Special Appendix for Anglers. (Tenth Edition)

Guide to the Isle of Man with map of the Island plans of Douglas and Ramsey and numerous illustrations. Special Appendix for Anglers. (Tenth Edition)

by not given

Ward Lock, London, circa 1950. Tenth Edition. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition. Red stiff board covers with rounded corners; towns, mountains, glens, waterfalls, legends, romantic associations, and history : how to reach the island, routes, distances, railways, steamboats, fares, hotel and other accommodation. Contemporary adverts. to end-papers, 8 pages at front & 12 at the rear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 144 + 12 pages. Binding is tight, covers... Read more
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£10.00
The History of the House of Stanley from the Conquest to the Death of the Right Honourable Edward late Earl of Derby in 1776 together with A Complete History of the Isle of Man

The History of the House of Stanley from the Conquest to the Death of the Right Honourable Edward late Earl of Derby in 1776 together with A Complete History of the Isle of Man

by Seacome John

Manchester, Great Britain: J. Gleave, 1821. Full-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This is 2 volumes in 1. Volume 1 is "The History of the House of Stanley from the Conquest to the Death of the Right Honourable Edward late Earl of Derby in 1776 containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of that Illustrious House". 265 pages. Portrait of James, Earl of Derby, as frontispiece to volume 1 + 5 good plates. Volume 2 is "A Complete History of the Isle of... Read more
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£150.00
Ordnance Survey (Metric) Map of Isle of Man Sheet 95 (Paper) 1:50,000 First Series

Ordnance Survey (Metric) Map of Isle of Man Sheet 95 (Paper) 1:50,000 First Series

by Various / Unstated

Director General, Ordnance Survey, Southampton, 1976. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good Condition/N/A. Map paper edition; fully coloured; scale: 1:50,000 two centimetres to one kilometre (one grid square) ; inset panel listing selected places of interest with their grid references First Thus. n/a.. Item Type: Map. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Geography & Maps; Isle of Man; Great Britain; Travel & Places; Britain/UK; 1970s; Reference. Pictures of this... Read more
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£5.00
Statutes of the Isle of Man (Volume IX) from A, D. 1910 to A. D. 1915

Statutes of the Isle of Man (Volume IX) from A, D. 1910 to A. D. 1915

by George Sayle Johnson

printed by S. K Broadbent & Co. Ltd, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1922. Revised Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. This Volume, being Volume IX of the Revised Edition of the Statutes of the Isle of Man, is edited by George Sayle Johnson, Esquire, Advocate, under appointment issued by the Lieutenant-Governor. Care has been taken in comparing the text with the original Acts in the Rolls Office. Volume VIII continued the Statutes to the end of A. D.. 1909; this Volume... Read more
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£40.00
The Story of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited 1872-1922

The Story of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited 1872-1922

by foreword byJ M McBurnie

Privately Printed by Sherratt & Hughes, Manchester, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Red covers with bevelled edges and gilt lettering and decoaration on front and spine is faded on the front, spine-ends are lightly bumped. Sound binding. Foxing to otherwise clean end-papers. Clean pages. Many monotone images in green or brown. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon... Read more
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£69.00
SO STRONG AND SO FAIR.   The story of the side-loading car ferries of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and their people.(ISBN:0951315595)

SO STRONG AND SO FAIR. The story of the side-loading car ferries of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and their people.(ISBN:0951315595)

by Danielson. Richard:

Maritime Publications:Isle of Man. 1996. S/B. 1st.Ed. 128pp. Many col. & b/w illus. V.G+ clean book.
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£1.99
North Lancashire and Isle of Man - Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps, Great Britain Sheet 31

North Lancashire and Isle of Man - Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps, Great Britain Sheet 31

by John Bartholomew & Son Ltd

John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, Edinburgh, 1943. Revised Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Map is undated by publisher and the date given is estimated only. Single sheet map is cloth backed and has blue card covers. Sheet is folded as for original sale. Scale 1:126,720 or Half-Inch to Mile. Map is coloured according to contour and main roads are shown in red. Rivers, railways, canals, etc. are clearly indicated. A and B road numbers are given. County boundaries and Overhead... Read more
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£6.60
The Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to the Isle of Man July 4th-7th 1963

The Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to the Isle of Man July 4th-7th 1963

by Various / Unstated

Island Development Co. Ltd, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1963. First Edition. Softcover (Felt covered). Near Fine Condition. Booklet A souvenir programme commemorating the second visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to the Isle of Man, the first half detailing her itinerary during the visit & the second half giving further details of the events & places in the tour. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 47 pages. Item Type: Booklet. Binding is tight, covers and... Read more
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£20.00
The Keig Collection - Volume 3: A Picture Gallery of TT Riders & Their Machines From 1911 to 1939

The Keig Collection - Volume 3: A Picture Gallery of TT Riders & Their Machines From 1911 to 1939

by Bob Holliday; Photographs by S. R. Keig

Bruce Main-Smith Ltd, Leatherhead, Surry, 1975. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Sound staple binding, card covers and corners are a little rubbed, worn and creased. Pages are clean and crisp. Contains many black and white illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0904365077. ISBN/EAN: 9780904365078. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 76520114034..... Read more
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£27.00
"A Hundred Years of Education " - King William’s College - Isle of Man 1830—1930

"A Hundred Years of Education " - King William’s College - Isle of Man 1830—1930

by E. C. Owen

Trustees of King William's College, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1930. First Edition. Softcover (Side-stapled). Very Good Condition. b/w. frontis. illustration of King William's College. This little book will fill a long felt want. It is a curious fact that, apart from the ordinary registers and statistics, no attempt has heretofore been made to record the circumstances attending the foundation and the progress of King William’s College. The fact is the more curious in view of the very... Read more
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£30.00
A History of the Scout Movement in the Isle of Man

A History of the Scout Movement in the Isle of Man

by B. C. A. (compiler) Hartley

Times Press Ltd./Longbooks, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1965. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. This brief history is based primarily on a summary of the Scout Movement in the Isle of Man by the late Mr. W. A. Fyffe M.B.E., (which appeared in the Cunningham House Handbook, 1955-56) but also on unique records of the 1st Douglas Group, which contain much information in the form of press cuttings, weekly reports and orders of the Group and often of other Groups, of the earliest days before the... Read more
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£15.00
Barbed Wire on the Isle of Man, The Wartime British Internment of Jews

Barbed Wire on the Isle of Man, The Wartime British Internment of Jews

by Alexander Ramati

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York and London, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Unclipped dust-jacket is marked on inner face at lower edges from water spill. Clean red covers with black spine with silver lettering, end-papers are lightly marked on lower edge from water spill, also lower text block edge is lightly marked. Sound binding. Small previous owner's stamp on front end-paper. Clean pages. Light shelf-wear on upper and lower edges of dust-jacket. Quantity... Read more
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£19.00
The Personal Names of the Isle of Man (Manx Personal Names)

The Personal Names of the Isle of Man (Manx Personal Names)

by John Joseph Kneen

Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, London, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. published under the auspices of Tynwald by the Manx Museum & Ancient Monuments Trustees; The first Manxman to make a special study of the surnames of the Isle of Man was the late Arthur William Moore, who in 1890 published the result of his labour. This edition was followed by two subsequent ones, all of which are long ago out of print. The present volume deals... Read more
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£35.00
North Lancashire and Isle of Man - Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps of Great Britain, Sheet 31

North Lancashire and Isle of Man - Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps of Great Britain, Sheet 31

by John Bartholomew & Son Ltd

John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, Edinburgh, 1942. Revised Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Single sheet map is mounted on cloth and has blue card covers. Sheet is folded as for original sale. Scale 1:126,720 or 2 Miles to an Inch. Map is coloured according to contour and main roads are shown in red. Rivers and railways are clearly indicated. A and B road numbers are given. Sheet is worn and a little darkened around the edges and at folds. Small pen circle drawn on map roughly at... Read more
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£5.00
Bibliotheca Monensis: A Bibliographical Account of Works Relating to the Isle of Man: New Edition - Revised, Corrected & Enlarged

Bibliotheca Monensis: A Bibliographical Account of Works Relating to the Isle of Man: New Edition - Revised, Corrected & Enlarged

by William Harrison

The Manx Society, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1876. First Thus. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. publication number XXIV of The Manx Society for Publication of National Documents & one of only 156 copies printed; pre-title page of Manx Society giving date established (1858), logo, volume number, & date of publication, followed by list of officers of the society. The first edition of this work was issued in 1861 at which time the Compiler had not the opportunity of... Read more
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£75.00
An Abstract of the Laws, Customs & Ordinances of the Isle of Man: Volume I

An Abstract of the Laws, Customs & Ordinances of the Isle of Man: Volume I

by John (edited with notes by James Gell, Attorney-General of the Isle of Man) Parr

The Manx Society, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1867. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. publication number XII of The Manx Society for Publication of National Documents & one of only 310 copies printed; pre-title page of Manx Society giving date established (1858), logo, volume number, & date of publication, followed by list of officers of the society; pages vii to xvi give contents list & editor's introduction. From the Isle of Man's mythical... Read more
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£50.00