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Image for Recollections of Marshal Macdonald, Duke of Tarentum

Recollections of Marshal Macdonald, Duke of Tarentum

By: MacDonald, Marshal Jacques / Edited By Camille Rousset / Translated By Stephen Louis Simeon

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Tyne & Wear, Worley Publications: 1996

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 017981

ISBN: 1869804457

Condition: Very Good


viii + 491pp, notes, index, appendix. Gilt on green boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Memoirs of Marshal Jacques MacDonald, one of the Marshals of Napoleon and a military leader in the Napoleonic Wars. Facsimile reprint of the 1893 new and revised edition. View more info

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Disputed Barricade: The Life and Times of Josip Broz-Tito, Marshal of Jugoslavia

By: Maclean, Fitzroy

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022889

Condition: Very Good


480pp, index, appendix, folding map, illustrations, errata slip. Green cloth boards, general light ageing, a VG copy in a near VG (browning to spine, edge chipping with small loss to spine head/tail) dustwrapper. View more info

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Sir Sefton Brancker

By: Macmillan, Norman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030599

Condition: Good+


xxv + 491pp, index, 6 appendices, 2 portraits. Blue cloth boards, bevelled edges, gilt spine titling, spine dulled and slightly browned, light edge rubs, contemporary gift inscription to front pastedown, general foxing, overall a Good+ copy without dustwrapper. Biography of Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Sefton Brancker, March 22 1877 - October 5 1930. View more info

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Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal NS2 1993

By: Macniven, Ian S / Peirce, Carol (Editors)

Price: £13.50

Publisher: USA, International Lawrence Durrell Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019393

Condition: Very Good


ix + 204pp + adverts. Softback, card covers, rubs to corners, light reading wear, general light browning to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy. Various sections cover essays, poetry, reviews, notes & queries, bibliography, plus a tribute to the late Alan G Thomas, (antiquarian, biographer, friend, bookdealer), by Gerald M Durrell. View more info

Image for The Moon of the Fourteenth Night: Being the Private Life of an Unmarried Diplomat in Persia During the Revolution. With 38 Illustrations from Old Persian Prints, Persian Newspapers of the Revolution Time and Photographs

The Moon of the Fourteenth Night: Being the Private Life of an Unmarried Diplomat in Persia During the Revolution. With 38 Illustrations from Old Persian Prints, Persian Newspapers of the Revolution Time and Photographs

By: Made Into a Book By Eustache De Lorey and Douglas Sladen

Price: £54.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett Ltd: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R24083

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 325pp, 38 illustrations. Green boards, light fading to spine, a few marks, light wear only. General light foxing to contents, a few page edges a little ragged with small edge tears from uneven cutting at some stage, overall contents are tight and represent a VG copy for its age. Scarce. View more info

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The Complete Works of John Magee, the Pilot Poet. Including a Short Biography By Stephen Garnett

By: Magee, John / Garnett, Stephen

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Cheltenham, This England Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021513

ISBN: 0906324106

Condition: Very Good


127pp, illustrations. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in )price-clipped, very slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

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Michael Franke: Ausstellung: 19 September Bis 26 Oktober 1991

By: Mai, Ekkehard

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Koln, Galerie-Forum Lindenthal: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030095

Condition: Good


64pp, illustrated throughout, mainly in colour. Includes an essay by Ekkehard Mai. Large format softback, heavy bump to spine base and adjacent area, overall a Good copy. Signed and dated gift inscription from Michael Franke to front flap. View more info

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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler

By: Mansfield, Howard

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Caxton Club: 1909

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 022780

Condition: Good


lxvii + 267pp, index, appendix, catalogue, (not illustrated), frontispiece. Quarter-bound in brown cloth over brown boards, gilt design to front. Spine dulled, splits to each side of spine head, the longest 1.75in, light wear otherwise. Bookplate of Harold JL Wright to front pastedown, his dated details to front free endpaper, under the stamp of a previous owner, his pencilled name also to front endpaper. Top edges gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough cut. Some general foxing to contents. No dustwrapper. Overall a Good copy with faults as noted. View more info

Image for Byron's Letters and Journals. The Complete and Unexpurgated Text of All the Letters Available in Manuscript and the Full Printed Version of All Others. 12 Volume Set Complete

Byron's Letters and Journals. The Complete and Unexpurgated Text of All the Letters Available in Manuscript and the Full Printed Version of All Others. 12 Volume Set Complete

By: Marchand, Leslie A (Editor) / Lord Byron

Price: £162.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030516

ISBN: 0719528208

Condition: Very Good


12 volume set in uniform bindings and dustwrappers. Volumes and 1 and 2 are first reprints, all other books are first editions, published 1974 - 1982. All books in red cloth boards, top edge of pages red, generally light wear and ageing only, occasional corner crease to pages, minor marks, no inscriptions, all in dustwrappers (vols 1-9 price-clipped, a few edge nicks/rubs), a VG set. Vol 1: 1798 - 1810 In My Hot Youth; Vol 2: 1810 - 1812 Famous in My Time; Vol 3: 1813 - 1814 Alas! The Love of Women; Vol 4: 1814 - 1815 Wedlock's the Devil; Vol 5: 1816 - 1817 So Late into the Night; Vol 6: 1818 ... View more info

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How Many Miles to Harrogate

By: Marholz, Elvira Eva

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Kent, Carey Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021420

ISBN: 1899076107

Condition: Very Good


166pp, illustrations. Softback, a few reading creases, light ageing, a VG copy. Signed dedication from the author, dated 1997. View more info

Image for Up and Under: A Sort of Partial Autobiography 1939 - 1945

Up and Under: A Sort of Partial Autobiography 1939 - 1945

By: Martin, Gwyn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, Gwyn Martin: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030589

ISBN: 0951537105

Condition: Very Good


263pp, black and white plates. Black boards, minor edge marks, light ageing and wear, a VG copy in (short closed edge tear) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page, the recipient has then given this book to his cousin and written his own dedication to the front endpaper, plus a loose letter, which adds interest to the story. View more info

Image for Un Aventurier Intellectuel Sous La Restauration et La Monarchie De Juillet: Le Docteur Koreff (1783 - 1851)

Un Aventurier Intellectuel Sous La Restauration et La Monarchie De Juillet: Le Docteur Koreff (1783 - 1851)

By: Martin, Marietta

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Ancienne Edouard Champion: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016572

Condition: Good


vii + 169pp, frontispiece, 4pp facsimile letter. Ex Birmingham Reference Library. Library binding of brown boards, numbers to spine, labels and stamps, pages browning, overall a Good tight working copy. French text. View more info

Image for Blood Brothers: Hiram and Hudson Maxim: Pioneers of Modern Warfare

Blood Brothers: Hiram and Hudson Maxim: Pioneers of Modern Warfare

By: McCallum, Iain

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022676

ISBN: 1861760965

Condition: Very Good


224pp, index, bibliography, 16pp illustrations, 2 maps. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (edge creased) dustwrapper. View more info

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Mr. Quatremain's Stratford

By: McFarland, Patricia

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Anthony PM Bird: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021183

ISBN: 0951682806

Condition: Very Good


60pp, illustrations, 16pp colour reproductions of paintings by William Quatremain. Softback, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

By: Messenger, Michael

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Elgar Editions: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020397

ISBN: 0953708276

Condition: Very Good


viii + 440pp, index, sources, references, 2 appendices, illustrations. Gilt on green boards, an excellent copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

By: Messenger, Michael J

Price: £21.60

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Elgar Editions: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020883

ISBN: 0953708276

Condition: Very Good


viii + 440pp, index, sources, references, 2 appendices, illustrations. Gilt on green boards, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Stepan Anastasovich Mikoyan: Memories of Military Test-flying and Life with the Kremlin's Elite

Stepan Anastasovich Mikoyan: Memories of Military Test-flying and Life with the Kremlin's Elite

By: Mikoyan, Stepan / Translated By Aschen Mikoyan

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030548

ISBN: 1853109169

Condition: Very Good


384pp, index, black and white photographs. Red boards, general browning to pages, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Playboy of the Air

By: Mollison, Jim

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030616

Condition: Very Good


288pp, not illustrated. Brown cloth boards, slight twist to spine, contemporary signature to front endpaper, general light foxing, minor edge marks, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. Autobiography of the pioneer aviator, for a while the husband of Amy Johnson, and the book includes a Victories and Defeats section, listing his successes (such as the February 1933 first flight England - South America and his defeats (such as the May 1931 Australia - England attempt, wrecking his aircraft when he hit a telegraph pole on take off!). Second impression, September 1937, first edition the previou... View more info

Image for Anna Pavlova: Her Life and Art

Anna Pavlova: Her Life and Art

By: Money, Keith

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020647

ISBN: 0002163667

Condition: Very Good


x + 426pp, index, sources, black and white photographs throughout. Brown boards, light ageing, slight edge rubbing, minor marks, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge rubs with some surface loss mainly to edges, sunning to spine, price on flyleaf inked out, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Paul Nash: Modern Artist, Ancient Landscape

By: Montagu, Jemima (Editor)

Price: £16.20

Publisher: London, Tate Publishing: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021268

ISBN: 1854374737

Condition: Very Good


128pp, list of exhibited works, illustrations throughout, many in colour, includes 4 essays by Jemima Montagu; Andrew Causey; Sam Smiles; Simon Grant. Large format softback, slight sunning to spine and edges of front cover, overall a VG copy. Published for an exhibition 23 July - 19 Oct 2003. View more info

Image for Paul Nash: Modern Artist, Ancient Landscape

Paul Nash: Modern Artist, Ancient Landscape

By: Montagu, Jemima (Editor)

Price: £16.20

Publisher: London, Tate Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030408

ISBN: 1854374737

Condition: Very Good


128pp, list of exhibited works, illustrations throughout, many in colour, includes 4 essays by Jemima Montagu; Andrew Causey; Sam Smiles; Simon Grant. Large format softback, slight sunning to spine and edges of front cover, overall a VG copy. Published for an exhibition 23 July - 19 Oct 2003. View more info

Image for EQ (E Q) Nicholson: Designer and Painter

EQ (E Q) Nicholson: Designer and Painter

By: Morphet, Richard / Nicholson, EQ

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Cygnet Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022848

Condition: Very Good


60pp, illustrations, some full page in colour. Softback, small label glue mark, light wear, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Story of a Brave Shropshire Airman

The Story of a Brave Shropshire Airman

By: Morris, Nigel

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Nigel Morris: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 022777

Condition: Very Good


40pp, illustrated. Card covers, a VG copy. This is a reprint of the original 1942 publication to which has been added photographs not previously published. Undated, the foreword indicates 1988 as the likely date. A tribute to the gallantry of Spitfire pilot, Flight-Lieutenant Eric Stanley Lock, D.S.O., D.F.C. with Bar. View more info

Image for Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes. 2 Volume Set

Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes. 2 Volume Set

By: Morse Jr, John T

Price: £16.20

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022743

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set, Volume 1: vii + 358pp, 7 illustrations. Volume 2: 335pp, index, 4 illustrations. Tan buckram, gilt titling to spine, minor marks, light wear only, occasional annotation, a handsome set. Some foxing to contents, mainly to endpapers. Overall a VG set. View more info

Image for Koloman Moser: 1868-1918

Koloman Moser: 1868-1918

By: Moser, Kolo / Tretter, Sandra (Editor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Munich, Prestel: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022416

ISBN: 379133879X

Condition: Very Good


448pp, bibliography, extensively illustrated throughout, much in colour. Black boards, (minor bump to spine) a VG clean tight copy in (very slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Koloman Moser 1868-1918', held at the Leopold Museum, Vienna, from May 25 2007 to September 10 2007. Very heavy book, approx 3kg packed weight, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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All But My Life

By: Moss, Stirling (Face to Face with Ken W Purdy)

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019940

ISBN: 0718301730

Condition: Very Good


240pp, black and white photographs. Black boards, light ageing only, 1 (production oversize) page corner creased, overall a VG copy in (slight colour fading to spine edge of rear panel) dustwrapper. Signed by Stirling Moss on page following title page. View more info

Image for Sundial in the Shade: The Story of Barry Richards: The Genius Lost to Test Cricket

Sundial in the Shade: The Story of Barry Richards: The Genius Lost to Test Cricket

By: Murtagh, Andrew

Price: £11.25

Publisher: Durrington, Pitch Publishing Ltd: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022265

ISBN: 1785310100

Condition: Very Good


255pp, appendix, 8pp photographs, some in colour. Black boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for The Nagle Journal: A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor, from the Year 1775 to 1841

The Nagle Journal: A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor, from the Year 1775 to 1841

By: Nagle, Jacob / Dann, John C (Editor)

Price: £13.50

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017957

ISBN: 1555842232

Condition: Very Good


xxx + 402pp, index, notes, glossary, 2 appendices, illustrated including 20 colour plates, endpaper maps. Quarter-bound in buff cloth over blue boards, gilt decoration to front board, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Speed Was My Life

Speed Was My Life

By: Neubauer, Alfred / Edited and Translated By Stewart Thomson and Charles Meisl with a Foreword By Stirling Moss

Price: £67.50

Publisher: London, Barrie and Rockliff: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022164

Condition: Good+


ix + 207pp, index, 18pp plates. Blue boards, slightest spine twist, sunning to edges, owner's details to front endpaper, general browning to contents, a Good+ copy in a Good (chipped with loss mainly to front panel, spine and corners, price-clipped) dustwrapper (designed by George Lane). 1st edition published April 1960, this is the first reprint, May 1960. View more info

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A Bit Behind the Times

By: Neve, Kenneth / Foreword By Count Giovanni Lurani

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Grenville Publishing Company Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022433

ISBN: 0903243067

Condition: Very Good


176pp, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication (to the late fellow author Ivan Rendall) by Kenneth Neve. View more info

Image for Horsing About With Dogs And Lorries: The Autobiography of a Countrywoman of Character

Horsing About With Dogs And Lorries: The Autobiography of a Countrywoman of Character

By: Newell, Joan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Malvern, JRB Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021645

ISBN: 0956640354

Condition: Very Good


xxxii + 164pp, photographs, mostly black and white. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to 1/2 title. Farming in Worcestershire pre-war, joining the ATS and then later, running Grange Farm, Guarlford, near Malvern, View more info

Image for Bertha Nind: The Diary of an Alderton Girl

Bertha Nind: The Diary of an Alderton Girl

By: Nind, Bertha / Parkin, Ian (Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Alderton, Ian Parkin: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030324

Condition: Very Good


208pp, census details for 1901, illustrations, some in colour. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Excerpts from the diary of Bertha NInd during the period 1903-1906, a fascinating picture of rural Gloucestershire life. Personalised dated gift inscription to title page. View more info

Image for William Stanier: An Engineering Biography

William Stanier: An Engineering Biography

By: Nock, OS

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030102

Condition: Very Good


190pp, index, appendix, photographs, technical data. Black boards, slight spotting to edges, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped, rubs, slight loss) dustwrapper. Career of the famous engineer from his early days working for the GWR to his role as Chief Mechanical Engineer of the LMS. View more info

Image for Josef Hoffmann Designs

Josef Hoffmann Designs

By: Noever, Peter (Editor)

Price: £31.50

Publisher: Munich, Prestel: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 018938

ISBN: 3791312294

Condition: Very Good


331pp, 505 illustrations of which 245 are in colour, index, bibliography, illustrated catalogue in 5 sections, with narratives by various contributors, plus 3 additional essays including a biography by Brigitte Huck. This is the revised and expanded edition of the original German publication. Red boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Published in association with MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. View more info

Image for My Father's House. An Oneida Boyhood. An Autobiography

My Father's House. An Oneida Boyhood. An Autobiography

By: Noyes, Pierrepoint

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021681

Condition: Good


x + 312pp, 8 illustrations from contemporary photographs. Red boards, slight spine fading, foxing to contents, mainly to endpapers and later pages, overall a Good copy in similar (spine browned, general browning, a few marks, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Utagawa Hiroshige: The Moon Reflected

Utagawa Hiroshige: The Moon Reflected

By: Opie, Julian (Curator) / Assisted By Timothy Clark

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Ikon Gallery Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030413

ISBN: 1904864236

Condition: Very Good


100pp, colour illustrations throughout. Softback, a VG copy. Published for an exhibition 28 November 2007 - 20 January 2008 in Birmingham, 8 March - 26 April 2008 in Blackpool. View more info

Image for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Interviews and Recollections

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Interviews and Recollections

By: Orel, Harold (Editor)

Price: £54.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Macmillan: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016125

ISBN: 0333510224

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 278pp, index. Brown boards, light ageing to majority of pages, though front section is unaffected and obviously from a different batch of paper. Book is slightly musty otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Architecture of George Pace

The Architecture of George Pace

By: Pace, Peter

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021761

ISBN: 0713462736

Condition: Very Good


288pp, working drawings, index, 435 illustrations, some in colour, notes, list of architectural works. Black boards, light bumping to spine base, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Although primarily a detailed account of the work of George G Pace, it is also a study of the fundamentals of ecclesiastical architecture, in terms of new buildings, restoration and furnishings. Heavy book, extra shipping will be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Wellington the Beau: The Life and Loves of the Duke of Wellington

Wellington the Beau: The Life and Loves of the Duke of Wellington

By: Patrick Delaforce

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Barnsley, Pen & Sword Select: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019315

ISBN: 1844680223

Condition: New


vi + 265pp, index, bibliography, 8pp plates. Maroon boards, a new book in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Wellington the Beau: The Life and Loves of the Duke of Wellington

Wellington the Beau: The Life and Loves of the Duke of Wellington

By: Patrick Delaforce

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Barnsley, Pen & Sword Select: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019316

ISBN: 1844680223

Condition: New


vi + 265pp, index, bibliography, 8pp plates. Maroon boards, a new book in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Personal Recollections of the Waterloo Campaign in a Series of Letters to His Grand-Children (Second Edition)

Personal Recollections of the Waterloo Campaign in a Series of Letters to His Grand-Children (Second Edition)

By: Pattison, Lieutenant Frederick Hope (Late of the 33rd The Duke of Wellington's Own Regiment)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Pontefract, Gosling Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019968

ISBN: 1874351031

Condition: Very Good


50pp. Illustrated card covers, a reprint of the 1873 second edition. Light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for R.E.S. Wyatt: Fighting Cricketer

R.E.S. Wyatt: Fighting Cricketer

By: Pawle, Gerald

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022786

ISBN: 0047961023

Condition: Very Good


xviii + 278pp, index, bibliography, 2 appendices, 54 illustrations. Brown boards, slight corner bumping to upper front corners, slight twist to spine, neat gift inscription to front endpaper, light ageing, a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Signed by RES Wyatt on front pastedown. Includes detail of the county cricket scene, especially Warwickshire and Worcestershire. View more info

Image for Architect of Wings: A Biography of Roy Chadwick, Designer of the Lancaster Bomber

Architect of Wings: A Biography of Roy Chadwick, Designer of the Lancaster Bomber

By: Penrose, Harald

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030605

ISBN: 0906393558

Condition: Very Good


246pp, index, illustrated. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Railway Copper

Railway Copper

By: Perkins, Bill

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Lewes, The Book Guild Limited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022662

ISBN: 1857764986

Condition: Very Good


80pp, not illustrated. Black boards, a VG copy in (a few light scratches to rear) dustwrapper. The story of the author's thirty-odd years in the British Transport Police. View more info

Image for Eric Ravilious: Imagined Realities

Eric Ravilious: Imagined Realities

By: Powers, Alan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Imperial War Museum: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030411

ISBN: 1901623769

Condition: Very Good


144pp, bibliography, illustrations throughout, most in colour. Large format softback, a VG copy. Published for an exhibition 22 October 2003 - 25 January 2004. View more info

Image for Chief of Staff: The Diaries of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Pownall. Volume 1. 1933 - 1940

Chief of Staff: The Diaries of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Pownall. Volume 1. 1933 - 1940

By: Pownall, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry / Edited By Brian Bond

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022796

ISBN: 085052105X

Condition: Near Very Good


xxxii + 399pp, index, 2 appendices, 18 illustrations, maps. Blue boards, browning/foxing mainly to page edges, a near VG copy in similar (spine colour faded) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Commander Crabb

Commander Crabb

By: Pugh, Marshall

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021969

Condition: Very Good


ix + 166pp, 8pp illustrations. Blue boards, small marks to front board, ageing to contents, overall a VG copy in a Fair-to-Good (chipped with loss mainly to spine and top/bottom edges of rear panel, internally reinforced in one place) dustwrapper. The story of Commander Lionel Crabb and his team of underwater frogmen, their exploits in WW2 and a final chapter on Crabb's last dive and the debates which followed. View more info

Image for Border-Line Insanity : A National Serviceman's Story. Includes SADF's Roll of Honour and Roll of Honoris Crux Awards

Border-Line Insanity : A National Serviceman's Story. Includes SADF's Roll of Honour and Roll of Honoris Crux Awards

By: Ramsden, Tim

Price: £16.20

Publisher: South Africa, Galago Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030042

ISBN: 191985424X

Condition: Very Good


352pp, Rolls of Honour, index, bibliography, glossary, 32 colour plates, illustrations. Softback, dated owner's details to 1/2 title, general light browning to contents, reading wear, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Our Little Treasure: Memoirs of a Supply Teacher

Our Little Treasure: Memoirs of a Supply Teacher

By: Randall, Isobel

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Worcester, Pandi Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021001

ISBN: 0956305806

Condition: Very Good


313pp, illustrations. Softback, slight reading creases to covers, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. Reminiscences of a supply teacher based mainly in Worcestershire. View more info

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The Art of John Yardley

By: Ranson, Ron

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030048

ISBN: 0715398458

Condition: Very Good


128pp, index, fully illustrated mainly in colour. Green boards, landscape format, a VG copy in a Good+ (short closed edge tears, slight fading to spine, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info