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John Moore: true countryman

By: Cole, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pershore, Blacksmith Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17931

ISBN: 0954358511

Condition: New


Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, brand new, unread, signed by the author on the title page. 244 pages, 19 b/w photographs. View more info

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John Moore: true countryman

By: Cole, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pershore, Blacksmith Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44077

ISBN: 0954358511

Condition: New


Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, brand new, unread. Splendid biography of this English conservationist author. 244 pages, 19 b/w photographs. View more info

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The road from Coorain

By: Conway, Jill Ker

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 54156

ISBN: 0394574567

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine. Appears little used. 246 pages View more info

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Some local men of mark in south Bucks: a series of biographical sketches reprinted from the 'South Bucks Standard'

By: Coppock, J. C.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: High Wycombe, South Bucks Standard: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24489

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with red leather spine, gilt titles, boards bumped and rubbed at corners, small previous owners bookplate and a private library stamp on the front endpaper, and a stamp in the margin of page 49, but otherwise very good. iv + 100 pages, 25 full page engravings View more info

Ellen Terry's memoirs

By: Craig, Edith & St. John, Christopher; Ellen Terry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40204

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hardback bound in red cloth with black titles, cloth is worn & bumped at the corners, neat name on the front endpaper. xiv + 360 pages, notes, index. View more info

Piaf

By: Crosland, Margaret

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58218

ISBN: 0340348259

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is a little rubbed at the edges. 240 pages, photos on plates, bibliography, discography, filmography, index View more info

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Famous American men of science

By: Crowther, J. G.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58207

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, spine sunned, cloth rubbed at corners, name, place and date on front endpaper. 414 pages, photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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His life to his children

By: d'Aubigne, Theodore-Agrippa & Nothnagle, John (trans)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: USA, University of Nebraska Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44498

ISBN: 0803216823

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is creased and chipped with insignificant brown marks at the top edge. xviii + 180 pages, maps on endpapers, appendices, notes, index View more info

Warlord: Churchill at war 1874 - 1945

By: d'Este, Carlo

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 2009

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 28443

ISBN: 0713997532

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used, though previous owner smoked and pages smell vaguely of tobacco smoke. xx + 936 pages, 53 photographs on plates, 10 maps, notes, bibliography, index. Heavy book View more info

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The good Lord Wharton: his family, life and Bible charity

By: Dale, Bryan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Congregation Union of England and Wales: 1906

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 53601

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles and black decoration, cloth sunned, small split at base of spine and has minor rubbing at corners, page edges foxed, price in blue ink on frontispiece verso. 208 pages, photos on plates, frontispiece with tissue guard, index View more info

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King George VI

By: Darbyshire, Taylor

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Company: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34363

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a very tatty unclipped dustjacket. 256 pages + 16pp catalogue, frontispiece and 32 photos on plates, index View more info

Clive of Plassey

By: Davies, A. Mervyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56722

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book, endpapers and page edges foxed, neat name on the front pastedown, in an unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine and creased at the edges. xii + 522 pages, 12 illustrations on plates, maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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Dick David: remembered by his friends

By: Davies, L. A. (edit).

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birmingham, L. A. Davies: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 42651

ISBN: 0952380005

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used, editor's compliments slip laid in. xii + 144 pages, colour frontispiece, several b/w photos in the text, bibliography View more info

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Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X

By: Davis, Deborah

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2004

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 64600

ISBN: 0750937068

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with an inscription from the author on the front endpaper, and is signed by the author on the title page, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is slightly worn at the corners. Appears little used. xvi + 240 pages, 11 colour photos on plates, illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index ; Signed by Author View more info

Badge of courage: the life of Stephen Crane

By: Davis, Linda H.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57358

ISBN: 0899199348

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges and creased at the spine ends. xvi + 414 pages, photos on plates, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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The life of W. Heath Robinson

By: Day, Langston

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Herbert Joseph: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39950

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex Boots library with the usual shield on the front cover and a sticker remnant on the rear endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a library binding of turquoise cloth. 270 pages, 7 colour and 11 b/w plates, several text illustrations, bibliography View more info

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Sublime Marlene

By: de Navacelle, Thierry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 30962

ISBN: 0283990430

Condition: Fine


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. 158 pages, photos in the text, filmography, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Off the rails: memoirs of a train addict

Off the rails: memoirs of a train addict

By: de Teran, Lisa St. Aubin

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40878

ISBN: 0747500118

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 194 pages View more info

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Reflections, recollections & inspirations: a memoir

By: Devonald, Rosemary

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64425

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in glossy pictorial boards, no inscriptions. viii + 252 pages, many photo illustrations in the text, family tree View more info

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An open book

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52576

ISBN: 0434192252

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book which is signed by the author on the title page (without dedication) otherwise no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine. Appears little used. xii + 210 pages, photos on plates, index View more info