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Commander of the Karteria: Honoured in Greece. Unknown at Home. (Signed), Abney-Hastings, Maurice
1 Abney-Hastings, Maurice
Commander of the Karteria: Honoured in Greece. Unknown at Home. (Signed)
U.S.A. AuthorHouse 2011 1456783203 / 9781456783204 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall v +262pp, index, 10pp illustrations, 3 appendices. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by the author on half title 'With very best wishes, Maurice Abney-Hastings'. Underneath is 11/500 with authors initials alongside, indicating that this is perhaps one of a limited edition. Included is a small pamphlet 'Karteria - The Story of the First Steam Paddle Ship used in Naval Warfare' by Dianne Williams. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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When I Was a Child, An Old Potter (Charles Shaw) / with an Introduction By Robert Spence Watson
2 An Old Potter (Charles Shaw) / with an Introduction By Robert Spence Watson
When I Was a Child
London Methuen & Co 1903 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xv + 258pp, index, not illustrated. Red boards, rubs to spine head/tail. a few minor marks spine sunned, general foxing to contents, overall a Good copy without dustwrapper. Autobiography of the author, his life growing up in the Potteries. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Seamarks and Landmarks: Being Leaves from the Log of Surgeon Captain O.W. Andrews C.B.E. R.N., Andrews, Surgeon Captain OW
3 Andrews, Surgeon Captain OW
Seamarks and Landmarks: Being Leaves from the Log of Surgeon Captain O.W. Andrews C.B.E. R.N.
London Ernest Benn Ltd 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 359pp + x + folding chart at rear, illustrations, index, appendix. Gilt on blue boards, slight edge rubbing, slight dulling to spine, general light foxing only, mainly to endpapers, a Good+ solid tight copy without dustwrapper. Gift inscription from the author to his (un-named) god-daughter, dated March 1927, frontispiece of the author signed and dated February 1927. 
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Blue Skirts into Blue Stockings, or, Recollections of Christ's Hospital, Angus, Louie
4 Angus, Louie
Blue Skirts into Blue Stockings, or, Recollections of Christ's Hospital
London Ian Allan 1981 0711012261 / 9780711012264 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 152pp, illustrated endpapers, illustrated. Blue boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Memories of Christ's Hospital by the author, a Child of the House from 1916 to 1925 in Ward Three. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A Priest's Life, Arbuthnott, Canon Edmund
5 Arbuthnott, Canon Edmund
A Priest's Life
St. Jacques 1990 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall clxxxi pp, card wrappers, 4 illustrations. Undated, circa 1990. The author was born c. 1910 into the well-known Scottish family, from whence came the only Scottish missal to survive the reformation. Scarce. 
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Transactions of the William Morris Society: Bernard Shaw and William Morris. A Lecture Given on May 11, 1956, on Behalf of the William Morris Society, at a Joint Meeting with the Shaw Society During the Shaw Centenary Year, Arnot, R Page
6 Arnot, R Page
Transactions of the William Morris Society: Bernard Shaw and William Morris. A Lecture Given on May 11, 1956, on Behalf of the William Morris Society, at a Joint Meeting with the Shaw Society During the Shaw Centenary Year
London The William Morris Society 1957 Limited Edition Booklet Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 26pp, 1 of 350 copies printed. Card covers, slight creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Battle and the Breeze: The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore, Ashmore, Sir Edward / Grove, Eric (Editor)
7 Ashmore, Sir Edward / Grove, Eric (Editor)
The Battle and the Breeze: The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore
Stroud Sutton Publishing Ltd 1997 0750912529 / 9780750912525 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall vi + 282pp, index, 32pp illustrations. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge chipping with small loss, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Detail of life as an Officer and then in higher command in the postwar Royal Navy. 
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The Richard III Society: A History. The First Fifty Years, a Personal Account, Awdry, George
8 Awdry, George
The Richard III Society: A History. The First Fifty Years, a Personal Account
George Awdry 1974 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 72pp, illustrations. Red card covers, a VG copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Sea Affair: An Autobiography, Baillie, Captain D.G.O.
9 Baillie, Captain D.G.O.
A Sea Affair: An Autobiography
London Hutchinson 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 290pp, index, 15pp plates. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Full Circle: An Autobiographical Journal, Baker, Janet
10 Baker, Janet
Full Circle: An Autobiographical Journal
London Julia MacRae Books 1982 0862031079 / 9780862031077 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvi + 270pp, appendix, illustrated with black and white photographs by Zoe Dominic. Green cloth boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by the author, 'Greetings, Janet Baker', to title page. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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One of the Damned: The Life and Times of Robert Tressell, Author of 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists', Ball, F.C.
11 Ball, F.C.
One of the Damned: The Life and Times of Robert Tressell, Author of 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists'
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1973 0297766511 / 9780297766513 First Edition Hard Cover Nr VG Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii + 266pp, index, appendix, 8pp plates. Brown boards, top edge red, light foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, minor edge marks, overall a near VG copy in VG dustwrapper. Uncommon 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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Granville Bantock: A Personal Portrait, Bantock, Myrrha
12 Bantock, Myrrha
Granville Bantock: A Personal Portrait
London JM Dent & Sons Ltd 1972 0460039717 / 9780460039710 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall xi + 203pp, index, list of principal works, 16pp illustrations, music examples and line drawings in text, top edge of pages coloured green. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in a near VG (small corner loss, price-clipped) dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Grivas: Portrait of a Terrorist, Barker, Dudley
13 Barker, Dudley
Grivas: Portrait of a Terrorist
London The Cresset Press 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 202pp, 8pp plates. Blue boards, light wear only, a little foxing to endpapers otherwise general light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in (small loss to front panel, light edge wear with slight loss, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Man Who Built London Transport: A Biography of Frank Pick, Barman, Christian
14 Barman, Christian
The Man Who Built London Transport: A Biography of Frank Pick
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1979 0715377531 / 9780715377536 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 287pp, index, 32pp illustrations. Brown boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. The story of the man who was responsible for the city's transport system from the early days of the Underground to the plans for evacuation in WW2. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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The Years Flew Past: 40 Years at the Leading Edge of Aviation, Beamont, Roland 'Bee'
15 Beamont, Roland 'Bee'
The Years Flew Past: 40 Years at the Leading Edge of Aviation
Shrewsbury Airlife Publishing Ltd 2001 1840372990 / 9781840372991 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 192pp, index, bibliography, 11 appendices, photographs, including 8pp in colour. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The author was one of Britain's greatest pilots, this book includes his wartime reminiscences together with experiences as Chief Test Pilot for the English Electric Canberra, and later one of only 3 pilots to fly the ill-fated TSR2. Scarce. 
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Shakespeare in the Stratford Records, Bearman, Robert
16 Bearman, Robert
Shakespeare in the Stratford Records
Stroud Sutton Publishing Ltd 1994 0750906324 / 9780750906326 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall viii + 88pp, index, sources and notes, appendix, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Sun on My Wings, Bednall, Dundas
17 Bednall, Dundas
Sun on My Wings
Pembrokeshire Paterchurch Publications 1989 1870745027 / 9781870745024 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 140pp, index, references, illustrations. Softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. The author's career in the RAF during WW2 on Sunderland Flying Boats in the Mediterranean and later in Africa. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Honeysuckle and the Bee: The Story of a Musician, Bee, Janet (compiler)
18 Bee, Janet (compiler)
The Honeysuckle and the Bee: The Story of a Musician
Janet Bee 1985 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 52pp, 27 illustrations. Softback, colour fading to spine and adjacent edges otherwise a VG clean tight copy. Biography of an organist, of local interest to Worcester and Malvern. 
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Very Special Admiral: The Life of Admiral JH Godfrey, CB, Beesley, Patrick (Foreword By Captain SW Roskill)
19 Beesley, Patrick (Foreword By Captain SW Roskill)
Very Special Admiral: The Life of Admiral JH Godfrey, CB
London Hamish Hamilton 1980 0241103835 / 9780241103838 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxv + 345pp, index, bibliography, 8pp illustrations, maps. Green boards, light ageing only, very slight spine twist, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Biography of John Godfrey who was appointed Director of Naval Intelligence in 1939. 
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My Life, a Loaded Gun: Dickinson, Plath, Rich, and Female Creativity, Bennett, Paula
20 Bennett, Paula
My Life, a Loaded Gun: Dickinson, Plath, Rich, and Female Creativity
USA University of Illinois Press 1990 0252061179 / 9780252061172 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xv + 300pp, index, notes, not illustrated. Card covers, slightly sunned, light ageing to contents, a VG copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Transience Captured: The Life and Art of Kenneth Draper, Berthoud, Roger
21 Berthoud, Roger
Transience Captured: The Life and Art of Kenneth Draper
London The Hart Gallery 1996 0952075970 / 9780952075974 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 120pp, bibliography, biographical notes, illustrated including 64 colour plates. Large format softback, slight edge rubbing/creasing to covers, overall a VG copy. Text in English/German/Spanish. Undated, assumed to be 1996 1st edition. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Lucie Rie, Birks, Tony
22 Birks, Tony
Lucie Rie
Dorset Alphabooks Ltd 1987 0906670462 / 9780906670460 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 224pp, bibliography, chronology, illustrations throughout, many in colour. The story of the life of Lucie Rie, her friendship with Bernard Leach and Hans Coper and illustrates a wide range of work from tableware to specially commissioned pots. Brown cloth boards, a VG copy in (price-clipped, slightest colour fading to spine and adjacent edges, slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. 
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Dear Popsy: Collected Postcards of a Private Schoolboy to His Father, Bishop-Potter, E.
23 Bishop-Potter, E.
Dear Popsy: Collected Postcards of a Private Schoolboy to His Father
London Andre Deutsch 1984 0233976922 / 9780233976921 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cox, Paul 192pp, illustrated by Paul Cox. Cream boards, general slight browning to pages, otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (price-clipped, slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Signed by author on front endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Faulkner: Conflict and Consent in Irish Politics, Bleakley, David
24 Bleakley, David
Faulkner: Conflict and Consent in Irish Politics
Oxford Mowbrays 1974 026466227X / 9780264662275 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xi + 204pp, index, 5 appendices, references, 16pp plates. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Dated gift inscription to 'Lord Edmund-Davies' to the front endpaper, signed by the author. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Modern Critical Views: Philip Roth, Bloom, Harold (Edited and with an Introductionm by)
25 Bloom, Harold (Edited and with an Introductionm by)
Modern Critical Views: Philip Roth
USA Chelsea House Publishers 1986 0877546614 / 9780877546610 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 188pp, index, bibliography, a collection of 14 essays. Maroon boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Rothko, Borchardt-Hume, Achim (Editor)
26 Borchardt-Hume, Achim (Editor)
Rothko
London Tate Publishing 2008 185437737X / 9781854377371 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Published for the exhibition 'Rothko: The Late Series' 2008-2009 in London and Sakura. 256pp, index, bibliography, notes, fully illustrated in colour. Large format softback, small scratch to rear cover otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Hitler's Table Talk 1941 - 1944. With an Introductory Essay on The Mind of Adolf Hitler By HR Trevor-Roper, Bormann, Martin / Trevor-Roper, HR (Introduction by) / Translated By Norman Cameron and RH Stevens
27 Bormann, Martin / Trevor-Roper, HR (Introduction by) / Translated By Norman Cameron and RH Stevens
Hitler's Table Talk 1941 - 1944. With an Introductory Essay on The Mind of Adolf Hitler By HR Trevor-Roper
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxxvi + 746pp, index, 328 entries detailing the thoughts of Adolf Hitler. Brown boards, slight fading to spine, rubbing to corners, slight curving to boards, general light ageing, overall a Good copy without dustwrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Publications of the Navy Records Society Volume LXXXII: Recollections of My Sea Life from 1808 to 1830, Boteler, Captain John Harvey / Bonner-Smith, David (Editor)
28 Boteler, Captain John Harvey / Bonner-Smith, David (Editor)
Publications of the Navy Records Society Volume LXXXII: Recollections of My Sea Life from 1808 to 1830
London The Navy Records Society 1942 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii + 272pp, index, map. Quarter bound in blue buckram over grey boards, gilt banding and decoration, light wear, light foxing mainly to rough cut edges, a few pages uncut. Pencilled notes to rear endpaper, occasional pencil marks to text, easily removed but left for interest, overall a VG copy, no dustwrapper as issued. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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My Dear Max: The Letters of Brendan Bracken to Lord Beaverbrook, 1925-58 (Sources for Modern British History), Bracken, Brendan / Beaverbrook, William Maxwell Aitken / Cockett, Richard (Edited with an Introduction by)
29 Bracken, Brendan / Beaverbrook, William Maxwell Aitken / Cockett, Richard (Edited with an Introduction by)
My Dear Max: The Letters of Brendan Bracken to Lord Beaverbrook, 1925-58 (Sources for Modern British History)
London The Historians' Press 1990 095089009X / 9780950890098 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall vii + 224pp, index, bibliography. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Picture a Country Vicarage, Brode, Anthony
30 Brode, Anthony
Picture a Country Vicarage
London Elek Books 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair to Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 183pp. Brown boards, slight sunning to spine, general foxing with spotting to page edges, overall a Good clean copy in a Fair (edge chipped with loss mainly to spine and adjacent top edge, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Interesting dedicated gift inscription from the author to front pastedown. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story as Told to Yannick Bruynoghe, Broonzy, William (as Told to) Bruynoghe, Yannick / Dance, Stanley (Foreword)
31 Broonzy, William (as Told to) Bruynoghe, Yannick / Dance, Stanley (Foreword)
Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story as Told to Yannick Bruynoghe
London Cassell & Co 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Oliver, Paul xii + 139pp, index, discography, 8pp photographs plus frontispiece, 4 drawings by Paul Oliver. Gilt on brown boards, light foxing mainly to endpapers, occasional minor marks, overall a VG tight copy in a Good (edge chipped/tears with small losses, general browning/minor marks to rear panel, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed 'Big Bill Broonzy' on 1/2 title page. Very scarce. 
Price: 1200.00 GBP
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Thomas Merton: Poet, Prophet, Priest (Men of Spirit), Bryant, Jennifer Fisher
32 Bryant, Jennifer Fisher
Thomas Merton: Poet, Prophet, Priest (Men of Spirit)
USA William B Eerdmans Publishing Co 1997 0802851401 / 9780802851406 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall viii + 207pp, index, bibliography, 16pp plates. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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H.C.S. Bullock: His Life and Locomotives, Bullock, Kenneth Allan
33 Bullock, Kenneth Allan
H.C.S. Bullock: His Life and Locomotives
Surrey Plateway Press 1987 0951110896 / 9780951110898 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 64pp, illustrated throughout. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. Engineering biography of HCS Bullock, who built live-steam model locomotives in his spare time! He is best known for 12 large passenger locomotives built 1931 - 1937. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Peter the Great (Critical Issues in History Ser) (Critical Issues in World and International History), Bushkovitch, Paul
34 Bushkovitch, Paul
Peter the Great (Critical Issues in History Ser) (Critical Issues in World and International History)
USA Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2003 0847696391 / 9780847696390 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xii + 187pp, index, chronology, notes. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. Signed and dated to 1/2 title, almost certainly by the author. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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In Extremis: Worst Moments in the Lives of the Famous, Butcher, Cyril / Foreword By Beverley Nichols
35 Butcher, Cyril / Foreword By Beverley Nichols
In Extremis: Worst Moments in the Lives of the Famous
London Hutchinson 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 224pp + 12pp adverts at rear, 8 illustrations. Red cloth boards, Boots Library label to front, slight spine fading, slight rubbing/bumping to edges, remains of library label to rear pastedown, small internal loss to front board hinge, foxing throughout, short edge tears to 1 plate, overall a Good tight copy, no dustwrapper. 35 clelbrities featured. Undated, assumed 1934 1st edn (ref British Library). 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Colored (Coloured) Reading: The Graphic Art of Frances Butler, Butler, Frances
36 Butler, Frances
Colored (Coloured) Reading: The Graphic Art of Frances Butler
USA Lancaster Miller Publishers 1979 0895810115 / 9780895810113 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 7pp + 39 illustrations. White boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Victorian Sketchbook, Bye, Ranulph / Richie, Margaret Bye (text)
37 Bye, Ranulph / Richie, Margaret Bye (text)
Victorian Sketchbook
U.S.A. Haverford House Inc 1980 0910702047 / 9780910702041 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall viii + 128pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 94 plates, many in colour. Gilt on red boards, small mark to front board, overall a VG clean tight copy in (short closed edge tear, slight fading to spine and adjacent edge, price-clipped) dustwrapper. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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George Lawrence: An Illustrated Biography, Campbell, Jean
38 Campbell, Jean
George Lawrence: An Illustrated Biography
Australia Australian Artist Editions 1980 0959839550 / 9780959839555 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 127pp, 45 colour plates plus pages from the artist's sketch books. Silver on blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight edge rubbing) dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Sun Yat Sen and the Awakening of China, Cantlie, James / Jones, C Sheridan
39 Cantlie, James / Jones, C Sheridan
Sun Yat Sen and the Awakening of China
London Jarrold & Sons Ltd 1912 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 294pp, 48 illustrations including fold-out colour map. Blind-stamped decoration to red boards, gilt titling, twist to spine, corner rubs, spine dulled, previous owner's label to front pastedown, some foxing to contents. Overall a Good tight copy, no dustwrapper. Undated, but presumed to be the 1912 first edition (ref British Library) 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Will Carling: My Autobiography, Carling, Will (with Paul Ackford)
40 Carling, Will (with Paul Ackford)
Will Carling: My Autobiography
London Hodder & Stoughton 1998 0340696583 / 9780340696583 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 312pp, index, 32pp photographs, many in colour. Mauve boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed 'Best Wishes' by the author on title page. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Bittersweet: The Clifford T.Ward Story, Cartwright, Dave
41 Cartwright, Dave
Bittersweet: The Clifford T.Ward Story
Worcester Moonicorn Books 1999 095353880X / 9780953538805 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 327pp, 8pp photographs. Red boards, bumping to upper front corners, light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Biography of the singer-songwriter. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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An Erk's-Eye View: Memories of National Service in the Royal Air Force 1952-54, Caton, Ted
42 Caton, Ted
An Erk's-Eye View: Memories of National Service in the Royal Air Force 1952-54
Essex Ted Caton 1998 0953303004 / 9780953303007 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 174pp, bibliography, abbreviations, 52 illustrations. Softback, reading creases to spine, overall a VG clean tight copy. Signed by the author on the title page. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Rembrandt Och Hans Tid (Rembrandt and His Age):  : Människan i Centrum (Focus on Man). En Utstallning Ingaende I Nationalmuseums 200-Arsjubileum (Exhibition Catalogue), Cavalli-Björkman, Görel
43 Cavalli-Björkman, Görel
Rembrandt Och Hans Tid (Rembrandt and His Age): : Människan i Centrum (Focus on Man). En Utstallning Ingaende I Nationalmuseums 200-Arsjubileum (Exhibition Catalogue)
Stockholm Nationalmuseum 1992 9171004165 / 9789171004161 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 414pp, index, bibliography, illustrations, many in colour, 7 essays. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, very slight fading to spine, a VG clean tight copy. Essays in dual Swedish/English text, catalogue in Swedish only. Published for an exhibition 2 October 1992 - 6 January 1993. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
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Setting My Watch By the Sundial, Cedric, Marquis of Ailesbury
44 Cedric, Marquis of Ailesbury
Setting My Watch By the Sundial
Cedric, Marquis of Ailesbury 1970 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 112pp, 1 illustration. Card covers, light wear and ageing, overall a VG copy. Reminiscences of the author, including his wartime exploits in WW2 and flying in the 1930s. Undated, but assumed to be the 1970 first edition. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Trevor Chamberlain: A Personal View - Light and Atmosphere in Watercolour, Chamberlain, Trevor / Gair, Angela
45 Chamberlain, Trevor / Gair, Angela
Trevor Chamberlain: A Personal View - Light and Atmosphere in Watercolour
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1999 0715308459 / 9780715308455 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 128pp, index, colour illustrations throughout. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (small laminate loss to 1 corner) dustwrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Yellow Belly, Chance, John Newton
46 Chance, John Newton
Yellow Belly
London Robert Hale 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 191pp, frontispiece. Blue boards, fading to spine in a few places, owner's name to front endpaper, light ageing only, overall a VG clean tight copy in a Good (chipped with small losses, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper, designed by Biro. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Glamorgan Worthies: Some Account of Sir Robert Mansel, Kt, Vice Admiral of England and Member of Parliament for the County of Glamorgan; and of Admiral Sir Thomas Button Kt, of Worlton, and of Cardiff, in the County of Glamorgan, Clark, Geo. T
47 Clark, Geo. T
Glamorgan Worthies: Some Account of Sir Robert Mansel, Kt, Vice Admiral of England and Member of Parliament for the County of Glamorgan; and of Admiral Sir Thomas Button Kt, of Worlton, and of Cardiff, in the County of Glamorgan
Dowlais Geo. T Clark 1883 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 110pp. Brown boards, blind-stamped decoration to both boards, 'Glamorgan Worthies' to spine with gilt decoration. Light wear and ageing only, a VG copy. Biographies of two officers of the Royal Navy in the early 17th century. 
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A Perthshire Naturalist: Charles MacIntosh of Inver: With a Chapter on Scottish Folk-Music By Herbert Wiseman M.A., Director of Music, Edinburgh Education Authority, Coates, Henry F.S.A.Scot. (Introduction By J Arthur Thomson, M.A., LL.D., (Professor of Natural History  in Aberdeen University) & Patrick Geddes F.R.S.E., (late Professor of Botany in St Andrews University)
48 Coates, Henry F.S.A.Scot. (Introduction By J Arthur Thomson, M.A., LL.D., (Professor of Natural History in Aberdeen University) & Patrick Geddes F.R.S.E., (late Professor of Botany in St Andrews University)
A Perthshire Naturalist: Charles MacIntosh of Inver: With a Chapter on Scottish Folk-Music By Herbert Wiseman M.A., Director of Music, Edinburgh Education Authority
London T Fisher Unwin 1923 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xx + 244pp, index, 2 appendices, map of central Strathtay, 41 sepia reproductions of portraits and views around Inver, and 14 musical compositions. Quarter bound in brown buckram over grey cloth boards, gilt titling, a few marks, slight rubbing to edges, contemporary presentation plate to front endpaper, fore-edge rough cut, general foxing to contents which are otherwise clean and tight. No dustwrapper. Overall a Good copy of a very scarce title. 
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Jess Stacy: The Quiet Man of Jazz, Coller, Derek
49 Coller, Derek
Jess Stacy: The Quiet Man of Jazz
U.S.A. Jazzology Press 1997 0963889044 / 9780963889041 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 296pp, cd in pocket at rear, indexes, discography, 12 appendices, illustrations. Softback, creasing to upper front corner of rear cover and adjacent pages, minor marking to edges, otherwise light reading wear only. A Good tight copy. Signed by author to 1/2 title: 'With Best Wishes, Derek Coller'. 
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An Elgar Travelogue, Collett, Pauline
50 Collett, Pauline
An Elgar Travelogue
London Thames Publishing 1983 0905210212 / 9780905210216 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 153pp, indexes, bibliography, maps, photographs. Orange boards, a VG clean tight copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. The author here considers Elgar as an inveterate world-wide traveller and looks at how this impacted on his music. Scarce. 
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