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The Life and Letters of Walter H Page

by Hendrick, Burton J

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1923
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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William Heinemann Ltd., London, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Three volumes (complete). Three most pleasing books. Volume 3 published in 1925. The biography won Hendrick a Pulitzer Prize (one of three he was awarded, even though his early journalistic career was generously manured with scandal-exposes). Gilt titling and facsimile signature. The boards… Read more
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Memoir of Baron Larrey, Surgeon-in-Chief of the Grand Armee (From the French)

by Leroy-Dupre, Louis-Alexandre Hippolyte

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1861
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$200.00

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Henry Renshaw, London, 1861. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 256 pages (complete). English translation (translator not named). Recently rebound in full leather. Spine label retained from old binding. New end papers. A most pleasing copy. The contents are smart, clean and clear, assured, confident, certain, fresh, unblemished. fk. Our orders… Read more
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$200.00
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Fidel Castro

by Raffy, Serge

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2006
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789722225748
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$35.00

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Verbo, Lisbon, 2006. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 529 pages (complete). In Portuguese throughout. A placid copy. Softcover with flaps. Previous owner signature on the frontispage. The covers have light user and shelving wear about the edges, some scuffing and rubbing marks. The spine has some user creases along the body. … Read more
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George Whitefield- The Awakener : A Modern Study of the Evangelical Revival

by Belden, Rev Albert D

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited
Item Price
$140.00

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Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., London, 1930. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 302 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited de-luxe edition of 110 copies. Full leather. A benign copy. The padded leather boards are comfortable. Gilt titling on the spine. The spine has wear to head and foot. The… Read more
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$140.00
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Life and Labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania

by Backhouse, James ; Tylor, Charles

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1862
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$220.00

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A W Bennett, London / Thomas Brady, York, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed. 556 pages (complete). A confident copy. Inscribed, on the opp-first-free page, by Backhouse: "Philip Darbyshire Harrogate from his frd. Jas. Backhouse of York, 1864". The boards have wear about all edges, corners, seams. The spine has wear to… Read more
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$220.00
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Rev Alexander McAulay (President of the Conference, 1876), As I knew him

by Sampson, William

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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Charles H Kelley, London, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 127 pages (complete). A placid copy. The boards have shelving and storage wear and scuffing and rubbing. The stamped gilt titling is benign. The boards are steady and sure. Included: a visiting card for the Weslyan Rev J H Gathercole (once of… Read more
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$75.00
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Roger Payne

by Walters, Lorian

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
nd
Condition
Near Fine
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$70.00

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The Author, nd. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Complete. A smart copy of this short biography of the famous bookbinder. Photocopied pages. Text etc on facing pages only. The blue boards are tidy, neat with just light wear about the edges from shelving, light scuffing. The pages are fresh-faced, smart, very clean and clear,… Read more
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$70.00
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Francois Coillard - Vols 1, 2

by Favre, Edouard

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$90.00

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Societe des Missions Evangeliques, Paris, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Two volumes (of three) only (complete). In French throughout. A genial, pleasing set of this extensive biography of the legendary French missionary. Both are from the Missionsbibliothek Zurich and have a label and stamped number (2190). Volume I: "Enfance et Jeunesse 1834-1861… Read more
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The Life and Labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania

by Backhouse, James ; Tylor, Charles

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1862
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$55.00

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A W Bennett, London / Thomas Brady, York, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 556 pages (complete). A placid copy. The boards are much worn, scuffed and marked all about from age, shelving, handling. They are, nonetheless, sound and steady. The contents are pleasing. They are contented, certain, clean, clear, diligent, mildly… Read more
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$55.00
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Samuel Logan Brengle : Portrait of a Prophet

by Hall, Clarence W

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1933
Condition
Fair
Edition
Sixth Printing
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$9.00

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National Headquarters The Salvation Army Inc., New York, 1933. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 254 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The boards are scruffy. They have wear, marks, stains all about. They are however, comfortable and steady. The contents have evidence of… Read more
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$9.00
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The Secrets of a Showman

by Cochran, Charles

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1929
Condition
Fair
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$5.00

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William Heinemann Ltd., London, 1929. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 436 pages (complete). A much owned, lazily stored copy. The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate for Ivor Jones, a legendary theatre critic for "The Cape Times". The frontispage is signed by him. The book is aged, shabby, but resolute. The boards have wear, scuffing,… Read more
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Lord Clive (English Men of Action)

by Wilson, Colonel Sir Charles

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1893
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$28.00

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Macmillan and Co., Limited, London, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 221 pages (complete). A lovely, handsome copy. Pocket sized. Scarlet full leather. Stamped gilt borders, titling and decoration (benign). The spine has five ridges. These do have some mild wear, as do the spine seams. The boards have scuffing,… Read more
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The Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero - Vol II

by Middleton, Conyers

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1801
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$30.00

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Vernor and Hood; J Cuthell; J Walker; Otridge and Son; Lackington, Allen and Co.; Ogilvy and Son; R Faulder; R Lea; J Nunn; J Cumming; E Jeffrey, London, 1801. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 467 pages (complete). A heroic copy. Volume II of three only. The boards are very worn, marked, weathered all about. The spine… Read more
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Roddy Owen : A Memoir by His Sister ..

by Bovill, Mai ; Askwith, G R

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Impression
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$500.00

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John Murray, London, 1897. 2nd Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 279 pages (complete). A VERY RARE copy of this memoir of Roddy Owen (after whom the Owen Falls in Uganda were named). The copy is embellished with: a letter to a previous owner (J B Booth - who has attached a press cutting to the frontispage… Read more
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The Life and Labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania

by Backhouse, James ; Tylor, Charles

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1862
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$70.00

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A W Bennett, London / Thomas Brady, York, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 556 pages plus appendix (complete). A benign copy of this biography of the prominent Quaker by his Quaker friend, Backhouse and Quaker publisher and author, Tylor. Backhouse was considerably energetic as a preacher. Tylor's son-in-law was George Cadbury, the chocolatier. … Read more
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Charles Murray CMG, LL.D

by Tocher, J F

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1941
Condition
Fair
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$18.00

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The University Press, Aberdeen, 1941. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8 pages (complete). A passive copy of this tribute to poet and administrator, Charles Murray. The booklet's covers have wear, tanning, scuffing, marks, creasing. They are secure and sure. The contents have evidence of much contented use throughout. They have wear, creasing, annotations, occasional marks.… Read more
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image of The Scots Worthies: Their Lives and Testimonies - including many additional notes, and lives of eminent worthies not contained in the original collection - with An Introductory Sketch of the History of the Period

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William Mackenzie, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, 1875?. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 872 pages (complete). A stout, sturdy copy of this book that would not look out of place in spirit and reality, on an alter. Please note that the worthies are Calvinist sayers, preachers, heavyweights. So no Robert Burns for example! Full leather. The… Read more
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William Temple - Archbishop of Canterbury : His Life and Letters

by Iremonger, F A

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Impression
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$5.00

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Geoffrey Cumberledge Oxford University Press, London etc, 1948. 2nd Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 663 pages (complete). A sound copy. The blue boards have scuffing, wear. They are benign and comfortable. The contents are pleasingly mellow. They are clean, clear, generous, congenial, diligent. fn.. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier… Read more
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Louis Pasteur - His Life and Labours by his Son-In-Law

by Vallery-Radot, Rene ; Hamilton, Lady Claude (trans)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1885
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$14.00

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Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 300 pages (complete). A benign copy. Rebound. The boards are scuffed, worn, marked from use and storage. They are secure. The early and later pages have some wear. The contents in general neat, clean, clear, confident, generous. fk. Our orders… Read more
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image of Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of the Honourable Col. James Gardiner, who was slain at the Battle of Prestonpans, September 21, 1745.  With an appendix relating to the ancient family of The Munro's of Fowlis

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Mundell, Doig, and Stevenson, Edinburgh (printer), 1807. 2nd Edition98hw . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 268 pages (complete). Scottish printing. Quarter-leather, marbled boards. In benign, affable condition. The leathered corners, spine have wear, rubbing. The boards are scuffed, worn, placid. The front paste down has a previous owner signature. The contents, even… Read more
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$50.00