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AN Other

By: Ray, Philip

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Philip Ray: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021580

Condition: Very Good


171pp, illustrated. Large format softback, an excellent copy. View more info

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The Designers & Engravers of the English Milled Coinage 1662 - 1953

By: Rayner, Peter Alan

Price: £10.80

Publisher: London, BA Seaby Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019155

Condition: Good


26pp. Booklet, staples a little rusty, slight foxing, overall a Good tight copy. Contents arranged by monarch. View more info

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Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music and Redemption of Jelly Roll Morton

By: Reich, Howard / Gaines, William

Price: £14.40

Publisher: U.S.A., Da Capo Press Inc: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021782

ISBN: 0306812096

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 288pp, index, 3 appendices, notes, 16pp illustrations. Quarter-bound in yellow over brown boards, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

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Fliegen Mein Leben

By: Reitsch, Hanna

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Germany, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019234

Condition: Very Good


311pp, 14pp illustrations plus frontispiece. Blue boards, slight sunning to edges, general ageing to contents, occasional minor marks, overall a VG copy in a Good (rubs, loss mainly to spine head/tail and corners, spine browned, some marks to rear panel, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Autobiography of the famous test pilot. German text. View more info

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Publications of the Army Records Society Volume 15: The Letters of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles a Court Repington, CMG: Military Correspondent of 'The Times' 1903 - 1918

By: Repington, Lieutenant-Colonel Charles a Court / Selected and Edited By AJA Morris

Price: £11.25

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd for the Army Records Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022894

ISBN: 0750922958

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 364pp, index, bibliography, notes, frontispiece. Red boards, a VG copy in (slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

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William Callow, R.W.S.

By: Reynolds, Jan

Price: £11.70

Publisher: London, Batsford Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020896

ISBN: 0713414383

Condition: Very Good


xii + 257pp, index, bibliography, 109 monochrome illustrations, 4pp in colour. Blue boards, slight edge rubbing, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy in (slightly edge rubbed, fading to spine) dustwrapper. Biographical monograph, includes 13 catalogues of Callow's work. View more info

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William Callow, R.W.S.

By: Reynolds, Jan

Price: £11.70

Publisher: London, Batsford Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020897

ISBN: 0713414383

Condition: Very Good


xii + 257pp, index, bibliography, 109 monochrome illustrations, 4pp in colour. Grey boards, small mark to page edges, small owner's label to front endpaper, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy in (small loss to bottom edge of front panel, fading to spine and adjacent edges) dustwrapper. Biographical monograph, includes 13 catalogues of Callow's work. View more info

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James Brindley: Canal Pioneer

By: Richardson, Christine

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Staffordshire, Waterways World Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021335

ISBN: 1870002954

Condition: Very Good


viii + 128pp, index, sources, bibliography, 8 appendices, maps, photographs. Green boards, from a smoker's collection so faint aroma, owner's label to front endpaper, browning to edges, overall a VG copy in a Good+ (corner tear to upper rear fore-edge and associated creasing to top edge) dustwrapper. Probably the best researched study of the famous canal builder. View more info

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Gustavas Adolphus (Profiles In Power)

By: Roberts, Michael (Editor)

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Harlow, Longman Group Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017980

ISBN: 0582090008

Condition: Very Good


vi + 218pp, index, maps, bibliographical essay. Softback, light reading wear only, slight browning to page edges, overall a VG tight copy. View more info

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The Life and Times of Francis Lovel

By: Robottom, J / Workman, P / Carty, R

Price: £9.00

Publisher: West Midlands, Richard III Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021696

Condition: Very Good


24pp, notes, illustration, line of descent. Booklet, slight (production) edge loss to front cover, a VG copy. View more info

Image for William Dobson, 1611 - 1646

William Dobson, 1611 - 1646

By: Rogers, Malcolm

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery Publications: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030348

ISBN: 0904017532

Condition: Very Good


92pp, index, 46 catalogued paintings plus 25 other illustrations, a few in colour. Card covers, light wear, a VG copy. Published for an exhibition 21 October 1983 - 8 January 1984 at the National Portrait Gallery, London. View more info

Glenn Curtiss: Pioneer of Flight

By: Roseberry, CR

Price: £13.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030645

Condition: Very Good


x + 514pp, index, appendices, bibliography, notes, 105 plates. Blue boards, light wear only, general light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a Good+ (slight edge chipping with small loss, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

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Patrimony: A True Story

By: Roth, Philip

Price: £72.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016668

ISBN: 0671703757

Condition: Very Good


238pp. Blue cloth boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. View more info

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Rothery on Collecting

By: Rothery, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: East Sussex, Book Guild Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022352

ISBN: 1857766393

Condition: Very Good


xv + 185pp, illustrations. Red boards, light ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Hercules Segers

By: Rowlands, John

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Scolar Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020505

ISBN: 0859675327

Condition: Very Good


39pp + 40 colour and 35 black and white plates, bibliographical note. Tan flecked cloth boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with chip to bottom edge of front panel, minor losses elsewhere) dustwrapper. Hercules Segers, etcher and painter, was one of the finest Dutch artists of the 17th century. View more info

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Matthew Arnold : Poet and Prophet

By: Rowse, A. L.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016106

ISBN: 050001163X

Condition: Very Good


208pp, index, 24 plates. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in (closed edge tear, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed on title page. View more info

Image for Joseph Mallord William Turner: Tours of Durham and Richmondshire

Joseph Mallord William Turner: Tours of Durham and Richmondshire

By: Rudd, Michael / Clark, Paul / House, Emma

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Durham, The Bowes Museum: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019489

ISBN: 0954818229

Condition: Very Good


68pp, illustrations throughout, many in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. This catalogue was produced for an exhibition at the Bowes Museum. View more info

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It Was Fun!: My 50 Years of High Performance (R413)

By: Rudd, Tony / Foreword By Jackie Stewart

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022862

ISBN: 1852604131

Condition: Very Good


352pp, index, includes 32pp black and white photographs. Black boards, bookshop label to front endpaper, slight bumping to upper corners, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Henslow of Hitcham: Botanist, Educationalist and Clergyman

By: Russell-Gebbett, Jean P.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Terance Dalton Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015900

ISBN: 090096376X

Condition: Very Good


139pp, index, references, appendices, 32 plates, drawings by Caron Robinson. Grey boards, Xmas gift dedication to verso of 1/2 title page otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (price-clipped, slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Signed and dated by author on title page. View more info

Image for Trollope: A Bibliography. An Analysis of the History and Structure of the Works of Anthony Trollope, and a General Survey of the Effect of Original Publishing Conditions on a Book's Subsequent Rarity

Trollope: A Bibliography. An Analysis of the History and Structure of the Works of Anthony Trollope, and a General Survey of the Effect of Original Publishing Conditions on a Book's Subsequent Rarity

By: Sadleir, Michael

Price: £11.25

Publisher: London, Dawsons of Pall Mall: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021619

Condition: Near Very Good


xvi + 322pp, index, illustrations. Blue boards, small rubs, general ageing to contents, overall a near VG copy without dustwrapper. Includes a loose 10pp booklet, 'Addenda and Corrigenda (1934) to Trollope: A Bibliography (1928). Edge creasing/small edge tears, a Good copy. View more info

Image for None But the Brave: The Story of 'Shetlands' Larsen CGM, DSO, DSC, DSM and Bar

None But the Brave: The Story of 'Shetlands' Larsen CGM, DSO, DSC, DSM and Bar

By: Saelen, Frithjof / Translated By Kate Austin Lund

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1955

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 030293

Condition: Very Good


232pp, 12 illustrations, map. Blue boards, light edge wear, general ageing, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge rubs, small corner loss, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

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Godfrey Evans: A Biography

By: Sandford, Christopher / Statistical Index By Chris Taylor and Nicole Broderick

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022793

ISBN: 0671710079

Condition: Very Good


viii + 224pp, indexes, illustrated. Green boards, a VG copy in a price-clipped (3 letters also removed) dustwrapper. Gift dedication from Godfrey Evans to title page. View more info

Image for Executioners All: Memoirs of the Sanson Family from Private Notes and Documents 1688 - 1847

Executioners All: Memoirs of the Sanson Family from Private Notes and Documents 1688 - 1847

By: Sanson, Henri (Editor, Late Executioner of the Court of Justice of Paris)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Neville Spearman: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020962

Condition: Good+


256pp, appendix, illustrations. Orange boards, slightest fading to spine, general ageing to contents, a Good+ copy in (some foxing, slight fading to spine and top edge of front panel) dustwrapper. View more info

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Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915 - 1918

By: Sassoon, Siegfried / Edited and Introduced By Rupert Hart-Davis

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030137

Condition: Very Good


288pp, index, frontispiece. Green boards, light ageing, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge rubs with small laminate loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Brian Lara: Cricket's Troubled Genius

Brian Lara: Cricket's Troubled Genius

By: Scovell, Brian

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Stroud, Stadia: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021944

ISBN: 0752442872

Condition: Very Good


224pp, 32 illustrations. Black boards, light ageing only, faintest outline of an inscription to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. 'Best Wishes, Brian Scovell' to title page. View more info

Image for At Your Service: Lord Beaverbrook, The RAF, The Special Branch ....and Me. The Remarkable Life of a Former Footman in a Stately Home, RAF Pilot and Special Branch Chief Superintendent

At Your Service: Lord Beaverbrook, The RAF, The Special Branch ....and Me. The Remarkable Life of a Former Footman in a Stately Home, RAF Pilot and Special Branch Chief Superintendent

By: Seeney, David

Price: £9.00

Publisher: West Sussex, Woodfield Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017973

ISBN: 1846830583

Condition: Very Good


vii + 1236pp, index, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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The Rhodora Letters

By: Seys, Rosemary (Foreword By Sir John Margetson, KCMG)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild Limited: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017635

ISBN: 0863328466

Condition: Very Good


330pp, 8pp plates. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Letters from Rosemary and Tony Seys on their Kenyan farm to their family in England. A sensitive account of farming life in Kenya. View more info

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Above the Trenches: Supplement

By: Shores, Christopher / Franks, Norman / Guest, Russell

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022943

ISBN: 1898697396

Condition: Very Good


62pp, 16pp plates. Laminated boards, a VG copy. This supplement includes 12 new aces as well as additions and amendments to the original volume. View more info

The Story of Winged - S: Late Developments and Recent Photographs of the Helicopter (1967 Revised and Enlarged Edition)

By: Sikorsky, Igor I

Price: £13.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 030649

Condition: Good


xii + 314pp, black and white illustrations. Blue cloth boards, black titling and design, general light ageing, some text highlighting and annotation to a small number of pages, some indentation/minor marks where (rusty) staples have resided. So overall a Good working copy only, in (spine faded, a few edge chips) dustwrapper. Priced for condition. View more info

Image for Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography (SIGNED)

Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography (SIGNED)

By: Sisman, Adam

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020245

ISBN: 0297852140

Condition: Very Good


xviii + 598pp, index, notes, 24pp illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on the title page. True first edition with complete number line. View more info

Image for The Leaf and the Tree: The Story of an English Family

The Leaf and the Tree: The Story of an English Family

By: Skottowe, Philip F

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, The Research Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022591

Condition: Good


85pp, index, 19pp illustrations. Blue cloth boards, patchy discolouration to boards, light wear, light ageing to contents which are VG, so a Good copy in a Fair-to-Good (rubs/small holes to spine, some marking, browning to spine and edges, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

Image for Edward Wesson: Honesty in Art

Edward Wesson: Honesty in Art

By: Slade, Peter

Price: £40.50

Publisher: Tiverton, Halsgrove: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019490

ISBN: 1841141267

Condition: Very Good


144pp, illustrations throughout, most in colour. Orange boards, a few marks to page edges, small owner's label to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in (small corner rub, slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Uncommon. View more info

Image for Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve

Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve

By: Soros, George

Price: £9.00

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021769

ISBN: 0471119776

Condition: Very Good


x + 326pp, index. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Painting as a Pastime: Winston Churchill - His Life as a Painter

Painting as a Pastime: Winston Churchill - His Life as a Painter

By: Sotheby's

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020196

Condition: Very Good


200pp, published for an exhibition 5th - 17th January 1998 in London.138 colour catalogue plates, plus further illustrations. Includes 4 essays plus an introduction. Softback, light reading creases, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Mary Potter: A Selective Retrospective

Mary Potter: A Selective Retrospective

By: Spalding, Frances / Burns, Gerald / Potter, Julian

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Welshpool, Oriel 31: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022847

ISBN: 1870797051

Condition: Very Good


60pp, catalogue, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, general light wear, minor marks to covers, a VG copy. Published for a touring exhibition, 1989/90. View more info

Image for F.W. Webb 1836 - 1906: A Bibliography. Francis William Webb, Chief Mechanical Engineer, London & North Western Railway, 1871 - 1903: a Survey of Material for a Study of His Life and Work.

F.W. Webb 1836 - 1906: A Bibliography. Francis William Webb, Chief Mechanical Engineer, London & North Western Railway, 1871 - 1903: a Survey of Material for a Study of His Life and Work.

By: Spink, John

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Staffordshire, London & North Western Railway Society: 2012

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019934

ISBN: 0954695178

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of a thesis submitted for the Fellowship of the Library Association, October 1965. To which 3 items of 'additional material' have been added at the appropriate place. 98pp, 62 plates, some in colour, index, chronology. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for To the Great Gulf : The Surveys and Explorations of L. A. Wells, Last Australian Explorer 1860 - 1938

To the Great Gulf : The Surveys and Explorations of L. A. Wells, Last Australian Explorer 1860 - 1938

By: Steele, Wilfred / Steele, Christopher

Price: £18.00

Publisher: South Australia, Lynton Publications: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021556

ISBN: 0869463128

Condition: Good+


144pp, index, bibliography, maps, photographs, illustrations, endpaper maps. Laminated pictorial boards, colour fading to spine and edges of both boards, slight foxing mainly to early pages, overall a Good+ copy. Flat signed by Christopher Steel on title page. View more info

Image for Richard Brome: Place and Politics on the Caroline Stage (The Revels Plays Companions Library)

Richard Brome: Place and Politics on the Caroline Stage (The Revels Plays Companions Library)

By: Steggle, Matthew

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020900

ISBN: 0719063582

Condition: Very Good


x + 222pp, index, bibliography, appendix, chapter notes, frontispiece. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (closed nick to one corner) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Cleveland Rockwell, Scientist and Artist, 1837 - 1907

Cleveland Rockwell, Scientist and Artist, 1837 - 1907

By: Stenzel, Franz

Price: £10.80

Publisher: U.S.A., Oregon Historical Society: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020579

ISBN: 087595037X

Condition: Good+


158pp, index, references, illustrations, some in colour. Landscape format softback, some edge rubbing/creasing, closed edge nick to rear, slight browning to covers and page edges, overall a Good+ copy. View more info

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My Stamp on Life

By: Stern, Max

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Australia, Makor Jewish Community Library: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020796

ISBN: 1876733357

Condition: Very Good


164pp, folding family tree, illustrated. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. The founder of the Max Stern and Company business, the best known stamp dealers ion the world. Scarce. View more info

Image for Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime

Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime

By: Stevens, John

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019558

ISBN: 0297848429

Condition: Very Good


ix + 338pp, index, 8pp plates. Black boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page, who was the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, 2000 - 2005. View more info

Image for The Post in the Hills

The Post in the Hills

By: Stewart, Katharine / Preface By John Ward

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mercat Press: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030566

ISBN: 1873644744

Condition: Very Good


xii + 161pp, photographs and illustrations. Softback, a VG copy. The story of a Post Office in the Scottish Highlands, at Abriachan. View more info

Image for Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

By: Stiles, TJ

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021278

ISBN: 022406925X

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 510pp, index, bibliography, notes, 16pp plates, 6 maps. Black boards. general browning to pages, a VG copy in (slightest spine fading) dustwrapper. The first serious biography of Jesse James for 40 years. View more info

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Broken Music

By: Sting (Gordon Sumner)

Price: £108.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019374

ISBN: 0743231848

Condition: Very Good


337pp, not illustrated. Grey boards, uneven ageing to contents, 2 sections of the text have browned more than the rest, overall a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription to title page reads:- 'To Tessa, Sting :)'. Scarce signed copy by the lead singer of The Police. First impression of the first edition, complete number line present. View more info

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Roy: Going for Broke

By: Symonds, Andrew (with Stephen Gray)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018399

ISBN: 1740664345

Condition: Very Good


239pp, illustrated with photographs and drawings. Large softback, light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed personalised dedication from the author to 1/2 title. View more info

Image for Thomas Tompion: His Life and Work

Thomas Tompion: His Life and Work

By: Symonds, RW

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022794

Condition: Good


xvi + 320pp, index, appendices, 272 black and white photographs, illustrations in text, folding plate to rear. Blue boards, gilt design to front and titling to spine, slight fading to spine and adjacent top edge of rear board, bumping to corners, some corner creasing to contents resulting, top edge of pages blue, different paper used for text and photographs have aged differently, the former more browned. Company bookplate to front pastedown, overall a Good tight copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Harry Price: The Biography of a Ghost-hunter

Harry Price: The Biography of a Ghost-hunter

By: Tabori, Paul

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Athenaeum Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022299

Condition: Very Good


viii + 316pp, index, bibliography, 12 illustrations. Blue boards, foxing mainly to pastedowns and endpapers, light wear only, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with loss mainly to spine head/tail and corners, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Autobiography of Henry Taylor 1800 - 1875. In Two Volumes. Volume I 1800 - 1844; Volume II 1844 - 1875 (2 Volume Set)

Autobiography of Henry Taylor 1800 - 1875. In Two Volumes. Volume I 1800 - 1844; Volume II 1844 - 1875 (2 Volume Set)

By: Taylor, Henry

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021073

Condition: Good


2 volume set. Volume I: x + 375pp, frontispiece (tissue guard loose). Volume II: viii + 345pp + 24pp adverts. Red boards, gilt titling to spine, decoration to front board, both spines colour faded, previous owner's signature to 1/2 title, foxing mainly to edges and endpapers/titles, overall a Good set, no dustwrappers. Autobiography of the well known poet, includes a loose newspaper obituary cutting. View more info

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Frigate Bird

By: Taylor, P.G.

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015416

Condition: Very Good


xii + 243pp, endpaper maps, 34 illustrations. Blue boards, slight spine twist, slight foxing to spine, dated owner's name to 1/2 title, general light ageing to contents, a VG tight copy in a Good (edge chipping with small loss mainly to spine head/top edge of front panel, not price-clipped, now in removeable protective sleeve) very presentable dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. Scarce. The story of the first air crossing of the South Pacific Ocean, from Sydney to Valparaiso, Chile. View more info

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Warwick Castle and Its Earls: From Saxon Times to the Present Day. 2 Volume Set

By: The Countess of Warwick

Price: £72.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030295

Condition: Near Very Good


2 volume set. xvi + 422pp and xv + 460pp, index, 2 photogravure plates, 172 illustrations. Green boards, gilt titling and decoration, top edge gilt, bevelled boards, a few rubs, foxing mainly to frontispieces, edges and endpapers, occasional ragged page edges, overall a near VG set. Heavy set, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info