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Image for The Lives of Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel, and of Anne Dacres, His Wife. Edited from the Original MSS.

The Lives of Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel, and of Anne Dacres, His Wife. Edited from the Original MSS.

By: The Duke of Norfolk, E.M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett Ltd: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021872

Condition: Good+


viii + 317pp. Brown bevelled blind-stamped boards, gilt tiling, all edges red, some foxing to contents, a few pages not fully separated, overall a Good+ copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

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Henry Moore at Perry Green

By: The Henry Moore Foundation

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Scala Publishers Ltd: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020198

ISBN: 1857596838

Condition: Very Good


96pp, illustrations throughout, most in colour. Softback, slight reading creases, overall a VG copy. A guide to Henry Moore's working and home life at Perry Green in Hertfordshire. View more info

Image for Double Headed: Two Generations of Railway Enthusiasm

Double Headed: Two Generations of Railway Enthusiasm

By: Thomas, Gilbert / Thomas, David St John

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Dawlish, David & Charles / Macdonald: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017334

Condition: Very Good


200pp, index, notes, illustrated with photographs and drawings in text by Kenneth Lindley. Red boards, slight bumping to corners, owner's details to front endpaper, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with loss mainly to spine head/tail and corners, colour fading to spine, a few marks to rear panel, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed and dated by David St John Thomas on title page. View more info

Image for William Tillyer, 1956 - 1996: Paintings, Constructions, Drawings, Prints

William Tillyer, 1956 - 1996: Paintings, Constructions, Drawings, Prints

By: Tillyer, William / Gooding, Mel

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough Museums and Gallery Service: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022809

ISBN: 0860830365

Condition: Very Good


51pp, biography, colour illustrations. Card covers, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Published for exhibitions in Middlesbrough in 1996 and Manchester 1997. View more info

Image for Fighter General: The Life of Adolf Galland

Fighter General: The Life of Adolf Galland

By: Toliver, Colonel Raymond F / Constable, Trevor J. (Introduction By Gen. James H Doolittle, USAF Ret.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Ampress Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019589

ISBN: 0962551902

Condition: Very Good


355pp, index, appendix, illustrated. Black boards, light ageing, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Biography of the famous German fighter ace. View more info

Image for Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man

Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man

By: Tomalin, Claire

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018535

ISBN: 0670915122

Condition: Very Good


xxv + 486pp, index, bibliography, notes, 34 illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing only, previous owner's (Jane Austen) bookplate to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (signed by author label to front) dustwrapper. Flat signed by author on title page. View more info

Image for My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands: Tramway Pioneer

My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands: Tramway Pioneer

By: Train, George Francis

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Buckingham, Adam Gordon: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019406

ISBN: 1874422028

Condition: Very Good


xx + 348pp, index. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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A Whiff of Burnt Boats

By: Trease, Geoffrey

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017424

ISBN: 0333123549

Condition: Very Good


191pp, list of books by the author, 4pp photographs. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Signed by author on title page, undated and without dedication. View more info

Image for J for Johnnie.

J for Johnnie.

By: Trotman DFC and Bar, Flight Lieutenant PJP

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Shropshire, Laundry Cottage Books: 2015

Edition: New Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022335

ISBN: 0955060176

Condition: Very Good


Graphic, poignant, humourous; John Trotman's own remarkable story of life as a pilot in RAF Bomber Command over occupied Europe throughout WW2. 223pp, appendix, black and white illustrations. Softback, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

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Mijn Leven Als Vliegenier (My Life as an Aviator)

By: Udet, Ernst / Ulanoff, Stanley M. (Editor) / Translated By Richard K Riehn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Uitgeverij Pirola Schoorl: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030326

Condition: Good


220 + adverts, black and white plates. Pictorial boards, red cloth spine, marking/fading to fore-edge and adjacent areas of boards, spine dulled, bookplate to front pastedown, general browning to pages, overall a Good copy. Dutch text only, this is the 3rd printing. View more info

Image for Duke's Diary: Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington: 1927 - 1950

Duke's Diary: Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington: 1927 - 1950

By: Vail, Ken

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Vail Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018437

ISBN: 0952228718

Condition: Very Good


368pp, illustrated with photographs, posters etc.. A month by month chronology of Duke Ellington's life from his opening at Harlem's famous Cotton Club in December 1927 to his orchestra's extended European tour in 1950. Large softback, corner crease to final page otherwise a VG, possibly unread, copy. Scarce. View more info

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William Morris and Morris & Co.

By: Van Der Post, Lucia / Introduction By Linda Parry

Price: £10.80

Publisher: London, V&A Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022545

ISBN: 1851774122

Condition: Very Good


vi + 90pp, index, further reading, illustrated. Green boards, illustrated endpapers, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Sky Above, Land Below: Never a Dull Moment: 50 Years of Flying, From the RAF to Bush Pilot in Northern Canada

Sky Above, Land Below: Never a Dull Moment: 50 Years of Flying, From the RAF to Bush Pilot in Northern Canada

By: Villers, John A 'Steve'

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Canada, John A (Steve) Villers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018451

ISBN: 096841320X

Condition: Very Good


viii + 120pp, 8pp colour photographs, maps, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Born in England, the author was sent to Canada during WW2 to complete his pilot training and became a captain on B-24 Liberators. Postwar he flew DC3s in Cairo and North Africa, then later flew as a bush pilot in Canada. View more info

Image for Shane Warne: My Official Illustrated Career

Shane Warne: My Official Illustrated Career

By: Warne, Shane

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Illustrated: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019571

ISBN: 1844035433

Condition: Very Good


256pp, colour illustrations throughout. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Admiral of the Fleet: The Life of Sir Charles Lambe

Admiral of the Fleet: The Life of Sir Charles Lambe

By: Warner, Oliver (With an Introduction By Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten of Burma and a Foreword By Sir Steven Runciman)

Price: £10.80

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018295

ISBN: 0283352930

Condition: Good


xiii + 224pp, index, 21 plates. Blue boards, generally small loss to the top edge of a few pages (production fault) otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (edge chipped with small loss, surface loss to a few places, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed and dated by the author to verso of 1/2 title. Scarce signed copy. View more info

Image for Waugh in Abyssinia

Waugh in Abyssinia

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016654

ISBN: 0413548309

Condition: Very Good


253pp, not illustrated. Brown boards, general browning to pages, overall a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Counting My Blessings: The Autobiography of a Native Hawaiian Pearl Harbour Survivor

Counting My Blessings: The Autobiography of a Native Hawaiian Pearl Harbour Survivor

By: Weatherwax, Herb (As Told to Cliff Reid)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Hawaii, Pacific Historic Parks: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021346

Condition: Good


61pp, photographs. Softback, some reading wear and creases, a Good tight copy. View more info

Image for Never a Dull Moment at Supermarine : A Personal History

Never a Dull Moment at Supermarine : A Personal History

By: Webb, Denis Le P

Price: £36.00

Publisher: East Sussex, J&KH Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030014

ISBN: 1900511738

Condition: Very Good


viii + 296pp, 9 appendices, drawings, black and white photographs. Pictorial boards, very slight spine fading, a VG copy. The author worked for Supermarine from 1926 to 1970. View more info

Image for Ops Medic: A National Serviceman's Border War. Includes SADF's Roll of Honour and a Complete List of Honoris Crux Awards.

Ops Medic: A National Serviceman's Border War. Includes SADF's Roll of Honour and a Complete List of Honoris Crux Awards.

By: Webb, Steven

Price: £16.20

Publisher: South Africa, Galago Books: 2008

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 030052

ISBN: 1919854290

Condition: Good+


296pp, index, Rolls of Honour, 16pp plates. Softback, edge rubs and creasing to covers, small label glue mark to rear, general browning to pages, a Good+ copy. View more info

Image for An American Naval Diplomat in Revolutionary Russia: The Life and Times of Vice Admiral Newton A. McCully, 1867-1951

An American Naval Diplomat in Revolutionary Russia: The Life and Times of Vice Admiral Newton A. McCully, 1867-1951

By: Weeks, Charles J., Jr.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: USA, Naval Institute Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016822

ISBN: 1557509204

Condition: Very Good


xii + 348pp, index, bibliography, notes, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Publications of the Army Records Society Volume 14: The Maratha War Papers of Arthur Wellesley January to December 1803

Publications of the Army Records Society Volume 14: The Maratha War Papers of Arthur Wellesley January to December 1803

By: Wellesley, Arthur / Edited By Anthony S Bennell

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd for the Army Records Society: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022895

ISBN: 0750920696

Condition: Very Good


xi + 460pp, index, bibliography, notes, frontispiece. Red boards, a VG copy in (slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Journal of the War Years (1939 - 1945) and One Year Later Volume 1

Journal of the War Years (1939 - 1945) and One Year Later Volume 1

By: Weymouth, Anthony

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Worcester, Littlebury & Co Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022762

Condition: Good


372pp, illustrations. Pale blue cloth, fading to spine and unevenly to boards, a few marks, general foxing, a few marks to edges, overall a Good copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer (Signed)

Don Whillans: Portrait of a Mountaineer (Signed)

By: Whillans, Don / Ormerod, Alick

Price: £112.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030123

ISBN: 0434862517

Condition: Good


ix + 266pp, index, 16pp plates. Pale blue cloth boards, damp marks (fading) to both boards and spine, slight marking to pastedowns. Crease to first 6 pages otherwise light ageing only, overall a Good copy with noted faults. Dustwrapper is price-clipped, edge rubbed with small loss, and internally reinforced, to be supplied in a removable protective sleeve. Personalised gift dedication from the author to 1/2 title page. Priced for condition. View more info

Image for The Imagination of Vanbrugh and His Fellow Artists

The Imagination of Vanbrugh and His Fellow Artists

By: Whistler, Laurence

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022543

Condition: Very Good


Xvi + 269pp + 140 Illustrations at rear, bibliography, 3 appendices. Black boards, gilt design to front, gilt titling to spine which is dulled and the lower text a little faded, light overall wear. General ageing to text block, less so to the illustrations on art paper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Patrick White, Letters

Patrick White, Letters

By: White, Patrick / Edited By David Marr

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022708

ISBN: 0224035169

Condition: Very Good


ix + 677pp, index, notes, 90 illustrations. Black boards, VG in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for A Quartermaster at the Front: The Diary of Lt. Col. Allen Whitty, Worcestershire Regiment, 1914 - 1919

A Quartermaster at the Front: The Diary of Lt. Col. Allen Whitty, Worcestershire Regiment, 1914 - 1919

By: Whitty, Lt. Col Allen / with Notes and Maps By Edwin Astill

Price: £36.00

Publisher: East Sussex, Reveille Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022441

ISBN: 1908336218

Condition: Very Good


192pp, end notes, bibliography, maps, 4pp illustrations. Softback, slight creasing to front cover, light wear overall, a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for Gubbins and SOE

Gubbins and SOE

By: Wilkinson, Peter / Astley, Joan Bright

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022827

ISBN: 0850520029

Condition: Very Good


254pp, index, maps, notes, 15 plates. Brown boards, VG in dustwrapper. The story of the head of SOE (Special Operations Executive). View more info

Image for William Morris's Printing Press

William Morris's Printing Press

By: With Notes By Sir Basil Blackwell, Ray Watkinson and Anthony Eyre

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Oxfordshire, The William Morris Society at Kelmscott House: 1983

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 022282

ISBN: 0903283026

Condition: Very Good


24pp, 10 illustrations plus frontispiece, colophon and rear cover illustration. Set by hand at Kelmscott House in Monotype Van Dijck, Series 203, 12 on 13 point, 1 point leaded, and with Original Janson Antique (AG Stempel Frankfurt) for the headings, and printed there on William Morris's Albion. This is copy 176/300. Scarce. View more info

Image for Bluegrass, 1950 - 1958. Bill Monroe: The Father of Bluegrass Music

Bluegrass, 1950 - 1958. Bill Monroe: The Father of Bluegrass Music

By: Wolfe, Charles K / Rosenberg, Neil V

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Germany, Bear Family Records: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019553

ISBN: 3924787123

Condition: Very Good


65pp, illustrated, Contents include a Biographical Sketch; An Overview of the Decca Sessions, 1950-1958; Song Notes; Discographies (Chronological and Numerical). Also included is a loose double-sided Discography Update (slightly edge creased). Small softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for Benjamin Williams Leader, R.A, 1831 - 1923 - His Life and Paintings

Benjamin Williams Leader, R.A, 1831 - 1923 - His Life and Paintings

By: Wood, Ruth

Price: £67.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021892

ISBN: 1851492739

Condition: Very Good


148pp, index, bibliography, 5 appendices, endnotes, 58 colour plates plus black and white illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Gilt on blue cloth boards, minor edge marks, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for The Everyday Life of a Little Dog

The Everyday Life of a Little Dog

By: Written By Himself

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Sheffield, E Weston & Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021203

Condition: Very Good


34pp, frontispiece. Yellow boards, black titling, general ageing to contents, a VG copy in a Fair-to-Good (chipped with some loss, browning, some marks, previous owner's name to front, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Extremely scarce publication, no record found anywhere including British Library. Undated, maybe 1930s. View more info

Image for Frank Henry Mason: Marine Painter and Poster Artist

Frank Henry Mason: Marine Painter and Poster Artist

By: Yardley, Edward

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Colley Books Ltd: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030310

ISBN: 0993189229

Condition: Very Good


96pp, list of exhibited works, bibliography, appendices, colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on 1/2 title page. Includes reproductions of his numerous railway posters. View more info

Image for Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races, the Machine

Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races, the Machine

By: Yates, Chris

Price: £40.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022274

ISBN: 0385263198

Condition: Very Good


xii + 465pp, index, sources, notes8pp photographs. Quarter-bound in black cloth over black boards, slight ageing, minor marks to page edges, overall a VG copy in (small closed internal nick to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Bruce McLaren: The Man and His Racing Team (R511)

Bruce McLaren: The Man and His Racing Team (R511)

By: Young, Eoin / Foreword By Ron Dennis

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022276

ISBN: 1852605111

Condition: Very Good


215pp, appendix, 33 photographs. Black boards, a VG copy in (very slight spine fading) dustwrapper. This is a facsimile reprint of the 1971 1st edition, with additional material. View more info