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Thomas Hardy

by Douglas Brown

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Journobooks
Published
1961
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Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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London: Longmans, 1961. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. In VG clean crisp and bright order throughout. Former owner's name neatly to fep. Light edgewear only to smart brick red cloth with bright gilt titling to spine. Clipped d/j lightly worn and a little toned to rear. 12mo. 194pp … Read more
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Life Of Lamartine

by Lady Margaret Domvile

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Published
1888
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, 1888. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. In general good order throughout. One corner fold. Marking to half title. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard. Endpapers splitting but holding firm. Brown bevelled cloth with gilt titling a little marked to edges and dulled to spine. 8vo.… Read more
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BEAU NASH Monarch Of Bath And Tunbridge Wells

by Willard Connely

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Journobooks
Published
1955
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Werner Laurie, 1955. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Stock lightly toned and block spotted to edge but otherwise all in VG internal order, pages clean and bright. Pink cloth faded to spine and rear board bumped to corners. 8vo. 184pp
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The Square Sun

by Stefan Knapp

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Journobooks
Published
1956
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£46.94

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London: Museum Press, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The narrative of a curious and adventurous life", not least wartime arrest in Poland, deportation to Russia, a circuitous journey to the RAF, and life in London as a professional artist. In VG clean and bright internal order, bar a… Read more
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ZAMENHOF Creator Of Esperanto [SIGNED]

by Marjorie Boulton

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Journobooks
Published
1960
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£26.82

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1960. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo. Excellent and fascinating biography, signed by author to title page. Block edges are toned, but pages generally clean and bright. Former owner's stamp to fep. Brown cloth boards showing some wear to edges. Tatty d/j with some loss to spine. 8vo. 223pp
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ENGLISH WITS Their Lives And Jests

by Leonard Russell (ed)

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Published
1953
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 3rd Printing
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London: Hutchinson, 1953. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Eric Ravilious. Thoroughly entertaining survey, each biographical chapter contributed by noted writers, including Wyndham Lewis, Dilys Powell, Gerard Hopkins, James Agate, etc. Fine title engraving by Ravilious but further contributions alas limited to a single repeated chapter heading decoration. In VG internal order, with just a little… Read more
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AN UNLIKELY HERO Vere Rothemere And How The Daily Mail Was Saved

by S J Taylor

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Journobooks
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780297644002
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£10.06

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fascinating portrait of Lord Northcliffe's nephew and his triumph in reviving the fortunes of the Daily Mail. Well-illustrated. In near-fine order throughout. Smart maroon boards with bright gilt titling to spine. VG clipped d/j. 8vo. 361pp.
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The Sea For Breakfast

by Lillian Beckwith

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Journobooks
Published
1961
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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London: Hutchinson, 1961. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Douglas Hall. Crofting in the Hebrides. All in VG clean and crisp internal order. Light shelfwear to smart orange cloth with blue and gilt titling and decoration. Clipped d/j toned and marked to edges and spine. 8vo. 192pp
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My Natural History

by Simon Barnes

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Journobooks
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9781906021771
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London: Short Books, 2010. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Emily Fox. In fine condition throughout. Clean, crisp and bright. Smart green cloth with bright gilt titling. Near-fine clipped d/j. This is a charity sale on behalf of Friends Of Morston Church (reg.1099831). 8vo. 249pp
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West To The Setting Sun

by Harvey Chalmers

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Published
1947
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Good
Edition
1st Edition 4th Printing
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Toronto: The Macmillan Company, 1947. 1st Edition 4th Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Novelised biography of Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant, heralded on publication by native Americans for its positive portrayal. Fourth printing of first edition. Stock a little toned and some very occasional spotting, but in generally very good internal order. Neat gift inscription to early blank.… Read more
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With An Eye To The Future

by Osbert Lancaster

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Published
1967
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: John Murray, 1967. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Osbert Lancaster. Entertainingly illustrated autobiography, in VG clean crisp and bright order throughout. Smart yellow boards with black illustration and titling. Unclipped d/j a little worn to edges. 8vo. 156pp
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The Making Of An Englishman

by Fred Uhlman

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Journobooks
Published
1960
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£80.47

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1960. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Scarce and remarkable autobiography. Stock a little toned but in otherwise VG internal order. Blue cloth faded to extremities and a little bumped to head and foot of spine. Unclipped d/j worn, toned an a little faded. 8vo. 256pp
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SOLDIERING ON Being The Memoirs Of General Sir Hubert Gough GCB, GCMG, KCVO

by Hubert Gough

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Journobooks
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£107.29

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London: Arthur Barker, 1954. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Scarce well-illustrated military biography. Stock a little toned but in generally good internal order. Map endpapers toned. red cloth faded to edges and faded and marked to spine. 8vo. 260pp
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JOHN MARTIN 1789-1854 His Life And Works

by Thomas Balston

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Journobooks
Published
1947
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£12.74

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London: Gerald Duckworth & Co, 1947. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 25 plates. All in VG internal order. Attractive bookplate of Pat Milne Henderson to front pastedown. Smart blue boards with bright gilt titling, lightly bumped. D/j toned, worn and a little torn. 8vo. 311pp + plates
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Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew

by Bernard Hare

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Journobooks
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780340837344
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London: Sceptre, 2005. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Remarkable memoir. Crisp, clean and bright in smart dark blue boards. VG unclipped d/j. 8vo. 311pp.
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The Seasons, And Castle Of Indolence To which is prefixed The Life Of The Author

by James Thomson

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Published
1816
Condition
Fair
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London: Walker And Edwards, 1816. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall. Once past the first few pages all is crisp, clean and bright. Title page is toned and a little stained with a small internal closed tear. Engraved title and frontispiece are heavily foxed. All edges of bloc marbled to match endpapers. Full leather… Read more
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John Opie And His Circle

by Ada Earland

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Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£50.29

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London: Hutchinson & Co, 1911. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. In VG internal order and extensively illustrated. A little spotting to block edges, but in general clean and bright. Frontispece is loose. Pale green cloth with bright gilt titling, a little marked and dulled to spine. 8vo. 376pp … Read more
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Lawrence

by Sir Walter Armstrong

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£20.12

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London: Methuen & Co, 1913. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Well illustrated biography and catalogue of Sir Thomas Lawrence P.R.A.(1769-1830). In VG order throughout. 41 plates. Blue cloth boards a little bumped to edges and dulled to spine. 4to. xi + 199pp + plates.
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The Lfe And Art Of Albrecht Durer

by Erwin Panofsky

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Journobooks
Published
1955
Condition
Fair
Edition
4th Edition
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£20.12

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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1955. 4th Edition . Hardcover. Fair/Fair. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. In good internal order. A little light creasing, but generally clean and bright. Main issue is front board which is a shaken. Smart maroon cloth, bumped to corners and spine. Unclipped d/j worn to edges. Best regarded as a reading… Read more
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ANNALS OF THOMAS BANKS Sculptor Royal Acadamician With Some Letters From Sir Thomas Lawrence P.R.A., To Banks's Daughter

by C F Bell (ed)

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Journobooks
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£40.23

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1938. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. All in VG crisp clean and bright internal order. Extensive selection of plates. Errata/addenda supplement laid in. This and endpapers a little foxed. Smart green cloth with bright gilt motif to front and titling to spine. 4to. 230pp +… Read more
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