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Image for Woody Herman and His Orchestra. Volume One 1936 - 1947; Volume Two 1948 - 1957; Volume Three 1958 - 1987

Woody Herman and His Orchestra. Volume One 1936 - 1947; Volume Two 1948 - 1957; Volume Three 1958 - 1987

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 018550

Condition: Very Good


3 volume set. Volume 1: 1997 first revised edition. 68pp + 7pp index. Volume 2: 2001 second revised edition. 70pp + 11pp index. Volume 3: 2001 second revised edition. 59pp + 13pp index. All volumes printed single side only, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries) primarily to volume 1 otherwise light wear only, a VG set. Heavy books, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

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Robert Stacy-Judd: Maya Architecture, the Creation of a New Style

By: Gebhard, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Capra Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021502

ISBN: 0884963519

Condition: Very Good


166pp, index, bibliography, footnotes, photographs and illustrations, some in colour. Large format softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. View more info

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Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis

By: Gedminas, Antanas / Gudynas, Pranas / Kuzminskis, Jonas / Stauskas, Petras

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Vilnius, Vaga: 1983

Seller ID: 020417

Condition: Very Good


31pp + 429 illustrations, many in colour, some folding. 4pp biography in Lithuanian / Russian / English / French / German. Yellow cloth boards, bumping to edges in 2 places, gift inscription to 1/2 title, overall a VG copy in (slight edge browning) dustwrapper. A study of the Lithuanian painter and composer MK Ciurlionis, 1875 - 1911. Edition not stated. View more info

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The Thomas Hardy Journal Volumes I - IV 1985 - 1988

By: Gibson, James (Editor)

Price: £27.00

Publisher: The Thomas Hardy Society Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017290

Condition: Very Good


12 booklets bound in green boards, gilt titling to spine. Covers bound in, an excellent clean tight set of the first 12 issues from Volume I No.1 January 1985 to Volume IV No,3 October 1988. Very light ageing to edges only. View more info

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Eric Gill: The Engravings

By: Gill, Eric / Skelton, Christopher (Editor)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Herbert Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021753

ISBN: 0879238534

Condition: Very Good


478pp, index, bibliography, 993 engravings illustrated, some in colour, featuring the whole range of Gill's work, from his religious subjects to his erotic fantasies, from his tiny pressmark for the Curwen Press, to his designs for the sumptuous editions of The Four Gospels and The Canterbury Tales. The whole is based on the limited edition, 'The Engravings of Eric Gill', by the same author, published in 1983. Green boards, blind-stamped illustration to front, gilt titling to spine, minor edge mark, overall a VG copy in (red titling very slightly faded to spine) dustwrapper. Very heavy book, U... View more info

Image for Gold, Doubloons and Pieces of Eight: The Autobiography of Harry Gold

Gold, Doubloons and Pieces of Eight: The Autobiography of Harry Gold

By: Gold, Harry / Preface By John Dankworth, Edited By Roger Cotterrell

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Northway Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018558

ISBN: 0953704009

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 207pp, index16pp illustrations. Softback, slight bumping to upper front corner, slight colour fading to spine, overall a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Odd Man Out: The Autobiography of a 'Propaganda Novelist'

By: Goldring, Douglas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016649

Condition: Good


342pp, index, 4 plates. Brown boards, spine titling slightly worn, otherwise light only to boards; general foxing to contents, spotting to edges and adjacent page in places, corner creases to tips of a few pages, overall a Good tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

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Masters of Architecture: Nicholas Hawksmoor

By: Goodhart-Rendel, HS

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Ltd: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022705

Condition: Very Good


28pp + frontispiece +34 black and white plates. Quarter-bound in black cloth spine over grey paper boards, a few minor bumps/rubs, general browning to boards, some foxing to contents, mainly endpapers, overall a VG copy in a possibly homemade dustwrapper (handwritten titling, a few edge tears). View more info

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Rogue Male: Death and Seduction in World War II with Mister Major Geoff

By: Gordon-Creed, Geoffrey / Field, Roger

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Coronet: 2011

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 020011

ISBN: 1444706330

Condition: Very Good


xi + 370pp, index, 8pp plates, map. Black boards, light ageing, crease to corner tips of a few pages, minor edge nick to 1 page, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Rogue Male: Death and Seduction in World War II with Mister Major Geoff

By: Gordon-Creed, Geoffrey / Field, Roger

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Coronet: 2011

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 020239

ISBN: 1444706330

Condition: Very Good


xi + 370pp, index, 8pp plates, map. Black boards, light ageing, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Memories of a Stag Harbourer: A Record of Twenty-Eight Years with the Devon and Somerset Stag Hounds 1894 - 1921

Memories of a Stag Harbourer: A Record of Twenty-Eight Years with the Devon and Somerset Stag Hounds 1894 - 1921

By: Goss, Fred / Edited By H Campbell Thomson and with a Preface By Earl Fortescue

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tiverton, Halsgrove: 2000

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 021212

ISBN: 184114052X

Condition: Near Very Good


224pp, index, 9 photographs. Blue boards, very light ageing, twist to spine otherwise a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. This is a second facsimile edition, published in 2000. View more info

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Green Markers Ahead Skipper!

By: Gray, Gilbert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Swindon, Newton Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022360

ISBN: 1872308112

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 5 appendices, folding table to rear, bibliography, maps, illustrations. Softback, crease to base of front cover otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. The author's story, who had flown a tour of 34 operations as a Flight Engineer before his 20th birthday. View more info

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The Life of Sir William Quiller Orchardson (1831 - 1910)

By: Gray, Hilda Orchardson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030150

Condition: Good


352pp, index, illustrations. Blue boards, patchy fading to boards and spine, a few marks, slight bumping to corners, general foxing to contents, overall a Good copy without dustwrapper. Undated, assumed to be 1930 first edition (reference COPAC). View more info

Image for The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians

The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians

By: Hadlow, Janice

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018347

ISBN: 0007165196

Condition: Very Good


xix + 684pp, index, bibliography, notes, 16pp colour plates, watercolour frontispiece, pictorial endpapers. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by author on title page, not attributed. View more info

Image for Lucas Sithole, 1958 - 1979: A Pictorial Review of Africa's Major Black Sculptor

Lucas Sithole, 1958 - 1979: A Pictorial Review of Africa's Major Black Sculptor

By: Haenggi, FF

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Gallery 21: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022700

ISBN: 0620039825

Condition: Good


236pp, chronological index of some major works, illustrated. Small softback, edge creasing/a few rubs to covers, reading creases to spine, a Good copy. View more info

Image for Friends and Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905 - 1914

Friends and Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905 - 1914

By: Hale, Keith (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Yale University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020439

ISBN: 0300070047

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 304pp, index, works consulted, illustrations, 31 plates, Black boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Road to Westminster and My Impressions of Parliament

The Road to Westminster and My Impressions of Parliament

By: Hales, HK (M.P. For Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent) 1931 - 1935) / with a Preface By GR Hall Caine M.P.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Wright & Brown: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022413

Condition: Very Good


96pp, frontispiece. Blue boards, photograph of Parliament to front board, gilt titling, spine dulled, corner creases to 1 page, foxing mainly to edges and endpapers, overall a VG copy. Signed and dated gift dedication from the author to front endpaper. View more info

Image for Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. 121: The Keyes Papers: Volume II 1919 - 1938. Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes

Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. 121: The Keyes Papers: Volume II 1919 - 1938. Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes

By: Halpern, Paul G. (Editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Published By George Allen & Unwin for the Navy Records Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030251

ISBN: 0049421654

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 468pp + 6pp adverts at rear, frontispiece, 2 maps. Pale blue boards, light ageing, a VG copy in a near VG (colour fading to spine, a few slight edge rubs, internally reinforced in 2 places) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Wings of Night: The Secret Missions of Group Captain Charles Pickard, DSO and Two Bars, DFC

Wings of Night: The Secret Missions of Group Captain Charles Pickard, DSO and Two Bars, DFC

By: Hamilton, Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Crecy Publishing: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019587

ISBN: 0947554343

Condition: Very Good


206pp, index, 16pp plates. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Touch Wood!

By: Hamilton, Duncan / with Lionel Scott / Foreword By The Rt. Hon. The Earl Howe P.C., C.B.E.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Barrie and Rockliff: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022030

Condition: Very Good


ix + 229pp, indexes, 57 black and white plates, illustrated endpapers. Red boards, general foxing to contents, overall a VG copy in a Good (browning to edges, edge chipped with small losses, mainly to corners and spine head/tail, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Memorials of the Wars of the Roses: A Biographical Guide

Memorials of the Wars of the Roses: A Biographical Guide

By: Hampton, WE

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Upminster, Richard III Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022627

ISBN: 0904893030

Condition: Very Good


283pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 16pp plates plus 4 other illustrations. Red boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Variety is the Spice of Life: The Worlds of Eric Midwinter

Variety is the Spice of Life: The Worlds of Eric Midwinter

By: Hardie, Jeremy / with a Foreword By John Wade

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Third Age Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021538

ISBN: 1898576459

Condition: Very Good


348pp, index, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Signed personalised gift dedication from the author to the title page. View more info

Image for Mixed Memoirs: An Account of His Life and Business

Mixed Memoirs: An Account of His Life and Business

By: Harris, Leslie G / Revised and Extended By Andrew D Harris

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bromsgrove, L G Harris & Co Ltd: 2003

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 030077

ISBN: 0954419308

Condition: Very Good


296pp, photographs, some in colour. Softback, light wear, a VG copy. The story of Leslie Harris and his company, which became the UK's leading paint brush makers, based at Stoke Prior, near Bromsgrove. View more info

Image for RBK (R B K): A Very Parfit Gentil Knight

RBK (R B K): A Very Parfit Gentil Knight

By: Harris, Simon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Rooke Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030138

ISBN: 095486400X

Condition: Very Good


xxiv + 175pp, index, bibliography, plates, maps, illustrated endpapers. Green boards, VG in dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to 1/2 title page. Ralph Kite rose to command a company of the 52nd Light Infantry on the Somme, he won the Military Cross before being mortally wounded. View more info

Image for The Amazing Hiram Maxim: An Intimate Biography

The Amazing Hiram Maxim: An Intimate Biography

By: Hawkey, Arthur

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kent, Spellmount Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022069

ISBN: 1862271410

Condition: Very Good


174pp, index, sources, 21 illustrations. Black boards, light ageing and wear, a VG copy in (slightest colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Biography of the prolific inventor, amongst whose inventions was the first truly automatic machine gun. View more info

Image for The British Field Marshals 1763 - 1997. A Biographical Dictionary

The British Field Marshals 1763 - 1997. A Biographical Dictionary

By: Heathcote, T. A. (With a Foreword By General Sir Charles Guthrie, Chief of the Defence Staff)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, Leo Cooper: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018176

ISBN: 0850526965

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 368pp, index, bibliography, 5 tables. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait

Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait

By: Henrietta Spencer-Churchill with Alexandra Parsons

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cico Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020867

ISBN: 1904991149

Condition: Very Good


224pp, index, illustrations throughout, many in colour, family trees to endpapers. Green boards, small edge rubs, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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'G for Genevieve'

By: Herbert, flight-Lieutenant

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Polish Book Depot: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018297

Condition: Very Good


187pp, illustrations. Red boards, slight fading to spine head otherwise light wear only, slight foxing to contents, period gift inscription to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in a Good+ (slight edge chipping with small loss, internally reinforced in places) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Descendants of the Reverend Thomas Higginson

Descendants of the Reverend Thomas Higginson

By: Higginson, Thomas Boyd

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Research Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 022587

Condition: Very Good


64pp, index, frontispiece. Blue boards, gilt titling, foxing mainly to endpapers, a VG copy in (marks to rear panel) dustwrapper. Limited edition, this is No. 77/250. The Irish Higginsons of Ballinderry. View more info

Image for The Art of Dora Carrington (Signed)

The Art of Dora Carrington (Signed)

By: Hill, Jane (Foreword By Michael Holroyd)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Press Ltd: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019894

ISBN: 1871569826

Condition: Very Good


144pp, index, chronology, notes, illustrations throughout, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, very slight fading to spine edge of front cover, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. Contents in 5 parts:- London 1910-1914; Hurstbourne Tarrant 1914-1917; Tidmarsh Mill 1917-1924; Ham Spray 1924-1932; Conclusion. View more info

Image for Baden-Powell: The Two Lives of a Hero

Baden-Powell: The Two Lives of a Hero

By: Hillcourt, William / with Olave, Lady Baden-Powell

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022747

Condition: Very Good


xi + 457pp, index, sources and notes, 16pp plates, illustrations. Green cloth boards, foxing mainly to page edges, a VG copy in a Good (spine faded, edge chipped with small losses) dustwrapper. View more info

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Debrett's People of Sussex

By: Hime, Juliet (Editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Debrett's Peerage Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021660

ISBN: 1870520076

Condition: Very Good


165pp, commercial and professional listings plus other articles pertaining to Sussex. Green boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Lucie Rie: A Survey of Her Life and Work

Lucie Rie: A Survey of Her Life and Work

By: Houston, John (Editor)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Crafts Council: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030092

ISBN: 0903798565

Condition: Very Good


96pp, bibliography, over 244 illustrations, some in colour. Grey boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight spine fade) dustwrapper. Record of an exhibition of the designers work held in 1981-82. Photographs by David Cripps. View more info

Image for Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021017

ISBN: 0956023525

Condition: New


xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021018

ISBN: 0956023525

Condition: New


xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021609

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials (2 Volume Set)

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021895

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


Book 1: xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. Book 2: xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials (2 Volume Set)

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021896

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


Book 1: xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. Book 2: xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021898

ISBN: 0956023525

Condition: New


xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021899

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021901

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. View more info

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My Falkland Days

By: Hunt, Rex

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022644

ISBN: 0715390872

Condition: Very Good


488pp, index, notes, map, 8pp plates. Blue boards, VG in dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for A Don at War (Revised and with a New Introduction)

A Don at War (Revised and with a New Introduction)

By: Hunt, Sir David (Foreword By Field Marshal the Earl Alexander of Tunis)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass: 1990

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019738

ISBN: 0714633836

Condition: Very Good


xxvi + 288pp, index, map, illustrations. Grey boards, light ageing, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Under a Watercolour Sky: Britain's Rural Heritage Through the Paintings of Alan Ingham

Under a Watercolour Sky: Britain's Rural Heritage Through the Paintings of Alan Ingham

By: Ingham, Alan E / Foreword By Rear Admiral Steve Ritchie

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Washington Green (FAPC) Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030233

ISBN: 0952583356

Condition: Very Good


128pp, list of plates, narrative plus captioned reproductions of Alan Ingham's paintings, in colour. Green boards, landscape format, light ageing, minor edge rubs, a VG copy in (light scuffing to rear panel, small corner rub) dustwrapper. View more info

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Many a Slip

By: Ingleby-Mackenzie, Colin (Captain of Hampshire C.C.C.)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Oldbourne Book Co Ltd: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030236

Condition: Very Good


190pp, 8pp plates. Blue boards, light foxing mainly to endpapers, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge chipped with small losses, not price-clipped, slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Memories and Writings of a London Railwayman: A Tribute to Harold Vernon Borley (1895 - 1989)

The Memories and Writings of a London Railwayman: A Tribute to Harold Vernon Borley (1895 - 1989)

By: Jackson, Alan A (Editor) / Borley, Harold V

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mold, Railway & Canal Historical Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020832

ISBN: 0901461164

Condition: Very Good


159pp, index, appendix, black and white photographs. Softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. HV Borley published his book 'Chronology of London Railways' seven years prior to his death, after extensive research and recording the history of the railways of London and its environs over many years. View more info

Image for Ten Years of Motors and Motor Racing

Ten Years of Motors and Motor Racing

By: Jarrott, Charles

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, GT Foulis & Co Ltd: 1956

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 022429

Condition: Very Good


297pp, index, 36pp illustrations. Green boards, light general foxing, browning to page edges, owner's name to front endpaper, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipping/rubbing with small losses, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Julian Taylor: De Metamorphose, En Metamorphose

Julian Taylor: De Metamorphose, En Metamorphose

By: Jean Dutourd from the French Academy (Preface)

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Paris, Galerie 26: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017532

ISBN: 291329006X

Condition: Very Good


132pp, bibliography, biographical elements, fully illustrated in colour, covering houses, lighthouses, still lifes, landscapes and seascapes. Large hardback, pictorial boards, a VG clean tight copy in slipcase. View more info

Image for Charles Brooking 1723 - 1759 and the 18th Century British Marine Painters

Charles Brooking 1723 - 1759 and the 18th Century British Marine Painters

By: Joel, David / Foreword By James Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030248

ISBN: 1851492771

Condition: Very Good


207pp, index, bibliography, 8 appendices, extensively illustrated, much in colour. Blue boards, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Willie Tolbert: A Memoir

By: Johns, William Allen / Foreword By Virginius Dabney

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, The Deitz Press Inc: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022746

Condition: Good+


xvi + 63pp, sources, 7 illustrations. Red boards, gilt titling, light ageing, gift inscription to rear pastedown, overall a near VG copy in a Good+ (edge chips/rubs with small loss) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to front endpaper. View more info