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Heroes of Polar Exploration

By: ANDRIST, Ralph K. Cassell Caravel Book) DUFEK, George J. (in consultation with)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 66038


ANDRIST, Ralph K. Heroes of Polar Exploration . By the editors of Horizon Magazine; author, Ralph K. Andrist, in consultation with Rear Admiral GeorgeJ. Dufek. L.: Cassell, 1963. Pp. [2],7-152. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illust rated dark cloth boards with white spine. #2 in the Cassell Caravel Book series. Contents: 1. At the Ends of the Earth, 2. Arctic Routes to Riches, 3.Tragedy in the Arctic, 4. The Top of the World, 5. Mystery of the Southern Continent, 6. The Race to the South Pole, 7. Voyage of the Endurance, 8. P ole Hopping in the Age of Flight, 9. Over and Under the Polar Ice. Vg. 15.0... View more info

Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel Cassell Books on Music series MITCHELL, William J., trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company Limited, London, 1951,:

Seller ID: 101334


BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel. Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments. Translated and Edited by William J. Mitchell. London: Cassell and Company, Limited, (1951). Second Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-449,(1), including portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt titles to spine. "This work not only presents the best keyboard method of the eighteenth century but is a compendium of the entire practice of music in the times of Frederick the Great. It laid down principles derived from the 'old Bach', Johann Sebastian, in such a manner that it became the foundat... View more info

Cassell's Book of Sports and Pastimes

By: CASSELL'S)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1910,:

Seller ID: 65427


(CASSELL'S). Cassell's Book of Sports and Pastimes. L: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [ca. 1910?]. Pp. 780. With more than 800 illustrations. Colouredfrontis of cricket player positions. 8vo, green and red cloth covered boar ds with elaborate gilt decoration and titles to front, red cloth spine withgilt titles and decoration, bevelled edges. An exhaustive listing "of athl etics and other manly exercises" with explanations and the rules of play for more than two hundred games and activities. Of nautical interest are sections on mast-climbing, walking the mast, rowing, canoeing, boat-sai... View more info

Social Science : being Selections from John Cassell's Prize Essays, by Working Men and Women. With Notes.

By: CASSELL, John.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, London , 1861,:

Seller ID: 86658


CASSELL, John. Social Science : being Selections from John Cassell's Prize Essays, by Working Men and Women. With Notes. London : Cassell, Petter, andGalpin, MDCCCLXI [1861]. Pp (4),[iii]-xix,(1),[1]-360,(4). 8vo, full brown calf, gilt emblem of High School of Quebec to the front cover and blind-st amped emblem to rear cover, raised bands to spine accompanied by decorativeblind-stamp between the bands, end papers and all edges marbled. Sections : Self-Education; Indiscreet Marriages; The Paternal Headship; Mechanics' Institutes; Labour and Relaxation; Advantages of Sunday; Courtesy; Temperance... View more info

Model Power Boats : A Practical Text-book Covering the whole Art of Model Power Boat Design and Construction. First Edition

By: HOBBS, Edward W. Cassell's Model Series)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1929,:

Seller ID: 68240


HOBBS, Edward W. Model Power Boats : A Practical Text-book Covering the whole Art of Model Power Boat Design and Construction. London : Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1929). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-311,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with dark brown illustrated block to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. A volume in the Cassell's "Model" Series. Toy 4389. An informative volume on the design, fitting, construction, and racing of hand-modelled power boats, by one of the foremost men in the field of ship models. Top edge spotted, some very light wear to edges and extre... View more info