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Image for Memoirs of the life and times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a review of his writings, and his opinions upon a variety of important matters, civil and ecclesiastical. Volume 2

Memoirs of the life and times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a review of his writings, and his opinions upon a variety of important matters, civil and ecclesiastical. Volume 2

By: Wilson, Walter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hurst, Chance, and Co.: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27017

Condition: Poor


Reading or rebinding copy, bound in blue paper covered boards, brown paper covering to spine is missing, and the front cover is detached (and rear cover hanging on grimly), but text block is clean, complete and binding still quite tight. xx + 528 pages. Please note this is volume 2 only of a 3 volume set ; View more info

John Greenleaf Whittier: a biography

By: Woodwell, Roland H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A, John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57151

ISBN: 9998549892

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine and a little chipped at the edges. viii + 636 pages, photos on plates, notes, index. Heavy book View more info

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The bride of science: romance, reason and Byron's daughter

By: Woolley, Benjamin

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55245

ISBN: 0333724364

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book,splash marks on top page edges, pages tanned, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. xii + 416 pages, illustrations in the text, pictorial endpapers, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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Oscar Browning

By: Wortham, H. E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61170

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, neat name/place/year (1927) on endpaper, else no inscriptions. viii + 328 pages, 5 plates, bibliography, index View more info

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Uphill: the first stage in a strenuous life

By: Wrench, John Evelyn

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Ivor Nicholson and Watson: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36489

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth is unevenly faded & rubbed at the edges & corners, neat gift inscription signed by the author on the front endpaper ('To dear Miss Townsend, from Evelyn Wrench'), scattered fox-spotting throughout. xii + 316 pages, 5 maps, index View more info