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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: £40.00

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: £18.00

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: £10.00

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: £15.00

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: £10.00

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: £125.00

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: £50.00

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

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Patrick White, Letters

By: White, Patrick / Edited By David Marr

Price: £10.00

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: £40.00

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

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Gubbins and SOE

By: Wilkinson, Peter / Astley, Joan Bright

Price: £20.00

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

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William Morris's Printing Press

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

Price: £40.00

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: £30.00

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: £75.00

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: £25.00

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: £50.00

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: £45.00

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: £30.00

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

Image for Discourses By the Late Rev David Young, Perth with a Memoir of His Life By the Rev William Marshall, Coupar-Angus

Discourses By the Late Rev David Young, Perth with a Memoir of His Life By the Rev William Marshall, Coupar-Angus

By: Young, Rev David / Marshall, Rev William

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Perth, Thomas Richardson: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15038

Condition: Good


lxxvii + 320pp. Contemporary blind-stamped brown boards, gilt titling to spine, boards marked with some fading. Spine head is frayed with some loss. General ageing to contents which are clean and tight. A good copy of a very scarce title. View more info