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The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life in Books

By: Carey, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022642

ISBN: 0571310923

Condition: Very Good


xii + 361pp, index. Grey boards, VG in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author to title page, 'signed by the author' label to dustwrapper. 3rd impression. View more info

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Will Carling: My Autobiography

By: Carling, Will (with Paul Ackford)

Price: £16.20

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019150

ISBN: 0340696583

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Rembrandt Och Hans Tid (Rembrandt and His Age):  : Människan i Centrum (Focus on Man). En Utstallning Ingaende I Nationalmuseums 200-Arsjubileum (Exhibition Catalogue)

Rembrandt Och Hans Tid (Rembrandt and His Age): : Människan i Centrum (Focus on Man). En Utstallning Ingaende I Nationalmuseums 200-Arsjubileum (Exhibition Catalogue)

By: Cavalli-Björkman, Görel

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Nationalmuseum: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018880

ISBN: 9171004165

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Oakwood Library of Railway History OL121: C.B. Collett: A Competent Successor

Oakwood Library of Railway History OL121: C.B. Collett: A Competent Successor

By: Chacksfield, John E

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Usk, The Oakwood Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030518

ISBN: 0853615861

Condition: Very Good


160pp, index, bibliography, 7 appendices, drawings, black and white plates. Softback, VG. View more info

Image for Oakwood Library of Railway History OL133: The Drummond Brothers. A Scottish Duo

Oakwood Library of Railway History OL133: The Drummond Brothers. A Scottish Duo

By: Chacksfield, John E

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Usk, The Oakwood Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030519

ISBN: 0853616329

Condition: Very Good


168pp, index, bibliography, 7 appendices, drawings, black and white plates. Softback, VG. View more info

Image for Yellow Belly

Yellow Belly

By: Chance, John Newton

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016689

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Lights and Shadows of Sailor Life As Exemplified in Fifteen Years' Experience Including The More Thrilling Events of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, and Reminiscences of An Eventful Life on the 'Mountain Wave'

Lights and Shadows of Sailor Life As Exemplified in Fifteen Years' Experience Including The More Thrilling Events of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, and Reminiscences of An Eventful Life on the 'Mountain Wave'

By: Clark, Joseph G

Price: £13.50

Publisher: New York, Books for Libraries Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030220

ISBN: 0836959744

Condition: Very Good


324pp, index, illustrations. Brown boards, light wear, general light ageing, a VG copy without dustwrapper, probably as issued. A reprint of the 1847 1st edition. View more info

Image for A Victorian Soldier: His Life and Times

A Victorian Soldier: His Life and Times

By: Clark-Kennedy, AE

Price: £16.20

Publisher: Cambridge, John Bluff: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022041

Condition: Very Good


204pp, limited first edition, notes, sources and bibliography, illustrated. Red boards, slight foxing mainly to page edges, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Clifford Coffin: Photographs from Vogue 1945-1955

Clifford Coffin: Photographs from Vogue 1945-1955

By: Coffin, Clifford / Edited and with a Text By Robin Muir

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Art Data: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030070

ISBN: 0948835222

Condition: Very Good


144pp, photographs throughout, some in colour. Published for an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 13 June to 28 September 1997. Black cloth boards, VG in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Henry V: The Life of the Warrior King & the Battle of Agincourt 1415

Henry V: The Life of the Warrior King & the Battle of Agincourt 1415

By: Cole, Teresa

Price: £13.49

Publisher: Stroud, Amberley Publishing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030212

ISBN: 1445636794

Condition: New


288pp, index, 38 illustrations, bibliography, notes. Black boards, new copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Jess Stacy: The Quiet Man of Jazz

Jess Stacy: The Quiet Man of Jazz

By: Coller, Derek

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Jazzology Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018511

ISBN: 0963889044

Condition: Good


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'. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Admiral the Right Honble. Sir Astley Cooper Key

Memoirs of Admiral the Right Honble. Sir Astley Cooper Key

By: Colomb, Vice-Admiral PH

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017553

Condition: Good+


511pp, index, errata slip, frontispiece. Blue boards, gilt titling and decoration to spine, foxing mainly to endpapers, overall a near VG tight copy. Memoirs covering the early life of Cooper Key, and his naval exploits, including battles during the Anglo-French blockade of Rio de la Plata and the Crimean War, before becoming First Naval Lord in 1879. View more info

Image for At Home in the World: Memoirs of a Traveling (Travelling) Woman

At Home in the World: Memoirs of a Traveling (Travelling) Woman

By: Conlon, Dorothy S.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: USA, Publishamerica: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020147

ISBN: 1413791603

Condition: Very Good


160pp, map, photographs. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for The England of Eric Ravilious

The England of Eric Ravilious

By: Constable, Freda (with Sue Simon)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030409

ISBN: 0853318808

Condition: Very Good


38pp + 64 plates, some in colour. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow

De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow

By: Coogan, Tim Pat

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022268

ISBN: 009175030X

Condition: Very Good


xii + 772pp, index, bibliography, appendices, notes, 16pp black and white photographs. Black boards, slight bump to corner, general ageing to pages, a VG copy in a near VG (short edge tears to corners, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to the title page. View more info

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Reminiscences of an Eckington Lad

By: Cooke, Doug

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Douglas Cooke: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022737

Condition: Very Good


96pp, illustrated. Softback, a VG copy. Reminiscences from Eckington in Worcestershire. View more info

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Letters of Medieval Women

By: Crawford, Anne (Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022804

ISBN: 0750927984

Condition: Very Good


ix + 262pp, index, bibliography, sources, 8pp illustrations. Black boards, VG in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Charles Gore: A Biographical Sketch

Charles Gore: A Biographical Sketch

By: Crosse, Gordon

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, AR Mowbray: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021569

Condition: Near Very Good


vii + 128pp, index, frontispiece. Red boards, owner's details to front endpaper, slight water-marking to base of spine and rear board, overall a near VG copy in a Good (browning to spine, staining to base of rear panel and edge of adjacent spine, edge chipped with small loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot

Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot

By: Crossfield, A Scott / with Clay Blair, Jr

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030610

Condition: Very Good


421pp, index, chronology, black and white plates. Red boards, design to front boards, general ageing mainly to edges, a VG copy in a Good+ (slight fading to spine, edge chips with small loss, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Includes the author's involvement with the design and flight of the X-15. View more info

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The Triumph of Kurt Schwitters

By: Crossley, Barbara / Introduction By Russell Mills

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Ambleside, Armitt Trust: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030415

ISBN: 0953924416

Condition: Very Good


vii + 146pp, index, bibliography, references, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Cuba and Hemingway on the Great Blue River.

Cuba and Hemingway on the Great Blue River.

By: Cruz, Mary (Translated from the Spanish By Harold Spencer)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cuba, Instituto Cubano Del Libro: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018859

ISBN: 9590900739

Condition: Good


244pp, bibliography. Softback, reading creases/rubs to covers, general browning to pages, some annotation in orange highlighter, some in pencil, overall a Good tight copy. This is very much a working copy only and is sold with all faults. A study of the relationship between Cuba and Hemingway and his work. View more info

Image for My Journey to Lhasa: The Personal Story of the Only White Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City

My Journey to Lhasa: The Personal Story of the Only White Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City

By: David-Neel, Alexandra

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021145

Condition: Good


xix + 310pp, illustrations. Black boards, gilt illustrated panel to front board, gilt titling to spine, slight fraying to spine head/tail, rubs to edges and corners, owner's labels to front endpaper and pastedown, foxing throughout to edges and pages, heavier to final pages, edge tears to 295/6 and rear pastedown, small loss to final page next to spine where it has adhered to rear endpaper. Overall a Good working copy only. View more info

Image for Poems

Poems

By: De Candole, Alec

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030152

Condition: Good


x + 316pp, frontispiece. Blue boards, spine dulled, minor marks, corner bumps, foxing to contents, mainly to endpapers and edges, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough cut, Christmas gift dedication to front endpaper dated December 1919, overall a Good copy. The author was killed on September 3, 1918. This book contains practically all of his poems, in chronological order, so as to show the development of his thought. Privately published at CUP. View more info

Image for Burne-Jones and William Morris in Oxford and the Surrounding Area

Burne-Jones and William Morris in Oxford and the Surrounding Area

By: Dean, Ann S.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Malvern, Heritage Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019385

ISBN: 1873089007

Condition: Very Good


80pp, index, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, slight edge rubbing, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography

Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography

By: Decaneas, Antony (Editor and Compiler) / Introduction By Clifford S Acklev

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Seattle, The Mountaineers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017759

ISBN: 0898866898

Condition: Very Good


144pp, 100 large format mountain photographs, plus an interview with Bradford Washburn. Black cloth boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Inspirational photography from a master in his field. View more info

Image for Fangio: The Life Behind the Legend

Fangio: The Life Behind the Legend

By: Donaldson, Gerald

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022437

ISBN: 1852270837

Condition: Very Good


ix + 294pp, index, bibliography, racing record, 8pp photographs. Black boards, light browning mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for MTB 102. 1936 - 1986. Part I: Reminiscences of MTB 102 By Commander CWS Dreyer; Part II: Vosper Torpedo Boat - MTB 102 - A Profile

MTB 102. 1936 - 1986. Part I: Reminiscences of MTB 102 By Commander CWS Dreyer; Part II: Vosper Torpedo Boat - MTB 102 - A Profile

By: Dreyer, Commander CWS

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Norwich, 102 Trust: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021670

Condition: Very Good


73pp single-sided pages, drawings, chronology. Spiral-bound softback, general light wear, a VG copy, Includes a '102 Trust' newsletter, a double-sided facts sheet and a 7"x5" print. View more info

Image for High-Speed Small Craft

High-Speed Small Craft

By: Du Cane, Peter

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Temple Press Limited: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030623

Condition: Very Good


ix + 278pp, illustrated endpapers, index, 18 black and white plates, drawings throughout. Black boards, generally light foxing, page edges browned, a VG copy in (edge chipped mainly to spine head, spine dulled, price-clipped) dustwrapper. The author led the development of Vosper's boatyard into the great shipbuilding concern of Vosper Thornycroft. He is well known for his designs of high speed craft and is particularly associated with Sir Malcolm Campbell's Bluebird II, the Vosper type MTBs, the gas turbined Brave and Ferocity classes and also with Tramontana, winner of the second Daily Expres... View more info

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Branch Line to Burma

By: Durnford, John / Foreword By Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030085

Condition: Near Very Good


207pp, map. Green boards, very slightly sprung, foxing mainly to edges, a near VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with small loss mainly to spine head, nor price-clipped) dustwrapper (designed by Toothill). The personal story of a young Artillery officer, serving with a Scottish yeomanry regiment, who spent 3 years of his life enduring and surviving life as a prisoner-of-war. View more info

Image for Kismet: A Flight Engineer's Story

Kismet: A Flight Engineer's Story

By: Edgar M Childs D.F.M. (Jumbo)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Em Childs: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022389

Condition: Very Good


29pp. Booklet, reproduction quality not the best, in VG condition. Signed 'Best Wishes, EM Childs' to verso of front cover. Memoirs of a Flight Engineer on Lancasters in WW2, in the Pathfinder Force. View more info

Image for The Coronation of Richard III: The Extant Documents

The Coronation of Richard III: The Extant Documents

By: Edited By Anne F Sutton and PW Hammond

Price: £157.50

Publisher: Glossop, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022447

ISBN: 0904387852

Condition: Very Good


xi + 500pp, index, bibliography, glossary, biographies, notes, 9 plates. Brown boards, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing, slight fading/minor marks to spine) dustwrapper. 1.5kg View more info

Image for Andrew Marvell: Essays on the Tercentenary of His Death

Andrew Marvell: Essays on the Tercentenary of His Death

By: Edited By RL Brett

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022748

ISBN: 0197134351

Condition: Near Very Good


vii + 128pp, index, notes. Black boards, light wear and ageing, pencilled annotation, a near VG copy in a VG (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. A collection of 4 essays. View more info

Image for Hank Williams: The Biography

Hank Williams: The Biography

By: Escott, Colin (With George Merritt and William MacEwen)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019351

ISBN: 0316249866

Condition: Very Good


xii + 307pp, index, discography, sources, map, 16pp plates. Quarter-bound in black over tan boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Joanna Southcott at Blockley and the Rock Cottage

Joanna Southcott at Blockley and the Rock Cottage

By: Exell, AW

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, P Drinkwater / Blockley Antiquarian Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018701

ISBN: 0950575143

Condition: Very Good


87pp, index, bibliography, 5 appendices, 3 illustrations plus colour frontispiece. Softback, title handwritten on spine, general light reading wear, a VG copy. Signed and dated by the author on front endpaper. The story of Joanna Southcott who heard Divine Messages for 22 years. View more info

Image for Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun on the Obersalzberg

Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun on the Obersalzberg

By: Fabritius, Silvia

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Germany, Verlag Silvia Fabritius:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030045

Condition: Very Good


120pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, owner's name to front cover, corner creasing to a few pages, slight edge rubbing, overall a VG copy. Undated, circa 1990. View more info

Image for Studies in Jazz Series No.31: Stride!: Fats, Jimmy, Lion, Lamb and All the Other Ticklers

Studies in Jazz Series No.31: Stride!: Fats, Jimmy, Lion, Lamb and All the Other Ticklers

By: Fell, John L / Vinding, Terkild

Price: £27.00

Publisher: USA, Scarecrow Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022728

ISBN: 0810835630

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 237pp, index, bibliography, 5 appendices. Black boards, VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Enzo Ferrari Memoirs: My Terrible Joys

The Enzo Ferrari Memoirs: My Terrible Joys

By: Ferrari, Enzo (With a Foreword By Stirling Moss, Edited By Richard Hough, Translated By Ivan Scott)

Price: £67.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022871

Condition: Good


164pp, 30pp b+w photographs plus frontispiece. Blue boards, a few marks, top edge of pages red, light overall wear, a Good copy without dustwrapper. Autobiography of Enzo Ferrari. View more info

Image for Barbara Hepworth: A Life of Forms

Barbara Hepworth: A Life of Forms

By: Festing, Sally

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022221

ISBN: 0670843032

Condition: Very Good


xxiii + 343pp, index, bibliography, references, 69 illustrations. Black boards, slight ageing to contents, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing, minor surface loss to one edge) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Better Than Sex: My Autobiography

Better Than Sex: My Autobiography

By: FitzGerald, Mick (with Donn McClean)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Berkshire, Racing Post: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017565

ISBN: 1905156561

Condition: Very Good


303pp, index, racing record, 16pp photographs. Black boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Personalised Christmas dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for Nina Fowler: Works. Curated By James Birch

Nina Fowler: Works. Curated By James Birch

By: Foreword By Barry Miles

Price: £10.80

Publisher: London, Dadiani Fine Art: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021483

Condition: Very Good


36pp, illustrated catalogue, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Catalogue produced for an exhibition 25 November 2014 - 31 January 2015. View more info

Image for Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike

Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike

By: Fotheringham, William

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Yellow Jersey Press: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018193

ISBN: 0224074482

Condition: Very Good


xii + 308pp, index, bibliography, 16pp photographs. Pictorial boards, light ageing to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Wish Me Luck: A journey Around the World

Wish Me Luck: A journey Around the World

By: Fowler, Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Malvern, Aspect Design: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EX0003

ISBN: 1909219606

Condition: New


xi + 285pp, maps, illustrations, some in colour. A new book. In November 1970, 3 young men set off in a Land Rover to drive overland to Australia. To begin with, everything seemed to be going smoothly, but events were to take an unexpected turn. This is the story of the third member of the crew's subsequent adventures on a journey that was to eventually take him right around the world. View more info

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The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: A Personal Memoir

By: Fox, Levi

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust & Jarrold Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022674

ISBN: 0711710015

Condition: Very Good


ix + 358pp, index, sources, black and white illustrations. Black boards, minor edge marks, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Signed personalised dedication from the author to front endpaper, loose signed slip of paper, plus a signed photograph with gift dedication to verso. View more info

Image for The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: A Personal Memoir

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: A Personal Memoir

By: Fox, Levi

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust & Jarrold Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022761

ISBN: 0711710015

Condition: Very Good


ix + 358pp, index, sources, black and white illustrations. Black boards, minor edge marks, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author to front endpaper. View more info

Image for Sky Tiger: The Story of Group Captain Sailor Malan, DSO DFC

Sky Tiger: The Story of Group Captain Sailor Malan, DSO DFC

By: Franks, Norman L. R.

Price: £16.20

Publisher: Crecy Books: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019519

ISBN: 0947554386

Condition: Very Good


(1st edn William Kimber 1980). 221pp, indexes, bibliography, 4 appendices, black and white illustrations. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in (slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. Biography of one of the greatest Spitfire Pilots. View more info

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King Charles II

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022727

ISBN: 0297775715

Condition: Very Good


xv + 524pp, index, reference books, references, illustrations. Green boards, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in (light edge rubs) dustwrapper. Flat signed and dated by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Negative Gravity: A Life of Beatrice Shilling

Negative Gravity: A Life of Beatrice Shilling

By: Freudenberg, Matthew

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Taunton, Charlton Publications: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030054

ISBN: 0954616502

Condition: Very Good


136pp, index, bibliography, 2 appendices, drawings, photographs. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. The biography of Beatrice Shilling, who raced at Brooklands on her racing Norton, worked at RAE during WW2 and postwar on rocket fuels, ramjets and aircraft landing safety. Scarce. View more info

Image for Lawrence Durrell and the Alexandria Quartet: Art for Love's Sake

Lawrence Durrell and the Alexandria Quartet: Art for Love's Sake

By: Friedman, Alan Warren

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, University of Oklahoma Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022407

ISBN: 0806108711

Condition: Very Good


xxv + 222pp, index, bibliography, appendix. Mauve boards, light ageing and wear only, a VG copy in (colour fading to spine and edges) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for With Gun and Gown: The Autobiography of a Soldier and Scholar

With Gun and Gown: The Autobiography of a Soldier and Scholar

By: Friskney, Norman

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Cirencester, Memoirs Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019987

ISBN: 1861510098

Condition: Very Good


191pp, 7pp illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for ''My Dear Victorious Stod': A Biography of A. E. Stoddart

''My Dear Victorious Stod': A Biography of A. E. Stoddart

By: Frith, David / Foreword By John Arlott

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Surrey, Lutterworth Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022800

ISBN: 0718870174

Condition: Very Good


199pp, index, sources, 25 illustrations. Brown boards, foxing mainly to top edge of pages, VG in dustwrapper. View more info