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A Memoir of Thomas Bewick: Written by Himself 1822-1828

By Thomas Bewick

London: Centaur Press Ltd, 1961. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 9 inches (15 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Very slight creasing to edges. Crease to front flap, clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding. Bump to upper corner of front board, otherwise a nice clean example. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 9 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 274

$18.53

Gertrude Bell. From her Personal Papers 1889-1914

By Elizabeth Burgoyne

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1958. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). First printing. Lacking jacket. Brown buckram binding. Slight rubbing to edges of spine, light foxing to top page edge. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown endpaper: 'Bought with first instalment of old age pension! July 7, 1958'. Very clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 320

$59.55

The Autobiography of Richard Baxter

By J.M. Lloyd Thomas

London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1925. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Original jacket with loss to ends of spine, slight wear to top edges of covers, darkening to spine, spot to front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Grey buckram binding. Very slight marking to page edges, light offsetting to endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. First English language edition, an abridgement of the 1696 first edition. An Everyman's Library edition followed in 1931 (No. 868). Rare, especially so in the jacket. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxvii, 312

$112.48

Chekhov: A Biography

By Ernest J. Simmons

London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 6 x 8.75 inches (15.5 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Heavy wear to edges, creasing to spine and flaps, some delamination to front cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: First UK edition. Quarter black cloth with paper covered boards. Very clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6 x 8.75 inches (15.5 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 669

$25.14

Hermann Broch: A Biography

By Paul Michael Lutzeler / Janice Furness (Trans.)

London: Quartet Books, 1987. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (15,5 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First English language edition. . Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (15,5 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 329

$33.08

As It Happened

By C.R. Attlee

London: Odhams Press Limited, 1956. Reprint . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Wear to ends of spine. Some tears to edges. Slight fading and rubbing to spine. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Maroon cloth binding. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 256

$25.14

Charles Dickens and Other Victorians

By Arthur Quiller-Couch

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1927. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.75 x 7 inches (11.5 x 17.5 cm). Dust jacket: Spine darkened and has slight loss to end. Some spots of foxing. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First pocket edition. Blue buckram binding with light creasing to spine. Slight foxing to page edges and endpapers, otherwise very clean throughout. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7 inches (11.5 x 17.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vi, 224

$25.14

Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe

By Kitty Ferguson

New York: Icon Books , 1020. 1st Edition . Fine/Near Fine. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First UK edition. Black cloth binding. Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 366

$25.14

Queen Mary 1867 - 1953

By James Pope-Hennessy

London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1959. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Lacking jacket. Blue buckram binding. Staining to page edges, tanning and slight foxing to endpapers, creasing to a couple of the fold-out tables. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.05; Oceania £22.25; Rest of World £20.60. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 685

$105.86

H.M. Stanley: Great Lives [SIGNED]

By A.J.A. Symons

London: Duckworth, 1933. 1st Edition . Good. 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. Red cloth binding, leaning slightly. Damp staining to boards, internally in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (John Embleton Black). Inscribed and signed by the author to front free endpaper 'For John, in the hope that he will find provable, with the affectionate regards of his friend the author. A.J.'. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 128

$33.08

Anecdotes, Observations and Characters of Books and Men: Collected From the Conversation of Mr. Pope and Other Eminent Persons of this Time

By Joseph Spence

London: Centaur Press Ltd, 1964. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Dust jacket: Tear to lower edge of front cover, very slight wear top head of spine. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Brown cloth binding, excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 308

$21.17

A Personal Record

By Joseph Conrad

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1916. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.25 inches (11 x 16 cm). Blue cloth binding. Foxing to top page edge and endpapers, clean text throughout. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown endpaper. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.25 inches (11 x 16 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 285

$25.14

Maiden Voyage: (Penguin Book No. 979)

By Denton Welch

London: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18 cm). First Penguin edition. Rubbing and slight marking to spine. Short tear to lower edge of front cover, browning to pages. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 304

$13.23

Three Friends: Memoirs of Digby Mackworth Dolben, Richard Watson Dixon, Henry Bradley

By Robert Bridges

London, 1932. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Worn and torn to edges with loss to ends of spine, light soiling. Two archival tape repairs to reverse. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: First printing. Cream paper covered boards with blind stamped border and gilt lettering to front board. Browning to head of spine. Tear to foot of spine. Tanning to half title page, otherwise very clean text throughout. Page edges untrimmed. . Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 243

$46.32

The Quest for Corvo. An Experiment in Biography

By A.J.A. Symons

London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1934. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). First printing. Lacking jacket. Blue cloth binding with a few light marks. Quite heavy foxing to outside page edge, occasional spotting to text. One page has a couple of small tears and crease to outside margin. Good solid binding. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 293

$33.08

Charles Dickens. A Critical Study

By George Study

London: Blackie and Son, 1898. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Maroon buckram binding with a few marks to covers, rubbing to ends of spine. Browning to endpaper, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 242

$25.14

Zachary Macaulay: His Part in the Movement for the Abolition of the Slave Trade and of Slavery

By Charles Booth

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1934. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Black cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, a little light foxing to text, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Very scarce biography, written by Zachary Macaulay's great grandson. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 119

$86.01

The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford with a Memorial Introduction: [The Traveller's Library No. 67] (SIGNED)
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The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford with a Memorial Introduction: [The Traveller's Library No. 67] (SIGNED)

By H.W. Massingham / [Reginald G. Haggar]

London: Jonathan Cape, 1928. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7 inches (12 x 18 cm). First Traveller's Library edition. Lacking jacket. Blue buckram binding with slight fading and rubbing to spine. Light tanning to endpapers, clean text throughout. From the private library of Reginald G. Haggar, British ceramics designer and artist. Signed by Haggar to front free endpaper. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7 inches (12 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 224

$21.17

Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning; Florence Nightingale; Dr. Arnold; General Gordon
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Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning; Florence Nightingale; Dr. Arnold; General Gordon

By Lytton Strachey / [Richard Adams]

London: Chatto and Windus, 1932. Reprint . Very Good Minus. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.5 x 17 cm). Green cloth binding with rubbing to spine edges of rear board. Light tanning to endpapers, clean text throughout. Gilt armorial to front board (Bradfield College). From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. This book was awarded to the 13 year old Adams as a school prize in December 1933. Prize bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A lovely association copy. . Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.5 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 302, 8

$72.78

Caroline Fox [SIGNED]
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Caroline Fox [SIGNED]

By Wilson Harris

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1945. 2nd Impression . Very Good/Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Tears and wear to corners, slight loss to head of spine. Browning to paper, a couple of stains to spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Blue cloth binding, light foxing to page edges, very clean text throughout. Inscribed by the author to front free endpaper: 'Elizabeth Acland with the writer's warm wishes, to recall Pandora, August 1946.' Also comes with a hand written letter from the author on 'The Spectator' headed notepaper, Wilson was editor of the Spectator from 1932 to 1953. Biography of the Cornish Quaker Diarist, a rare signed copy. . Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 358

$59.55

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