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Cricket: A Tale of Humble Life

By Silas K Hocking

Frederick Warne & Co Undated volume, circa 1887, published in several different coloured decorative boards with gilt drawing. Novel by the Cornish author and Methodist minister. Gilt lettering to spine, black floral design to rear board, all edges gilt. 238pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Some bumping to spine and corners, spine slightly dulled and gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise very good copy.. Decorated Red Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.21

Heroic Men: The Death Roll of the Primitive Methodist Ministry. Being Sketches of the Ministers Who Have Died Between the Conference of 1888-9, with More Extended Memoirs of the Revs T Russell, C Lace, J Prosser, J Dickenson, J T Neal & W B Luddington

By D S Prosser, W J Brownson, J Gair & T Mitchell

London: Joseph Touson Undated volume, circa 1889, published at a time of exceptional mortality in the Methodist ministry. 367pp. Black and yellow design and gilt lettering to front board. Dulled gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt, black endpapers. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, with fraying to backstrip. Left hinge starting but internally clean and tidy. Owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy,. Presumed First Edition. Decorated Green Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$27.23

Joseph Anton - A Memoir
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Joseph Anton - A Memoir

By Salman Rushdie

London: Jonathan Cape, 2012. The author tells how he was forced underground by the fatwa announced by the Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989, taking the name Joseph Anton, and how he regained his freedom. 636pp. White lettering to spine, blue ribbon page marker. Slight marking to boards and edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edge and surface wear and 1/4" closed tear to top corner, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Edition, First Printing. Purple Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.94

Art and Politics in Renaissance Italy - British Academy Lectures
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Art and Politics in Renaissance Italy - British Academy Lectures

By George Holmes

Oxford: Oxford University Press / The British Academy, 1995. Selection of lectures delivered by distinguished historians to the British Academy, covering the period 1400-1520, illustrating the political background to the flowering of culture in this period and the art of Florence and Rome. 309pp with index, illustrated with 88 black and white plates. Minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.21

Bones of Contention
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Bones of Contention

By The Rt.Hon. Lord Vansittart

London: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd Subtitled 'Another controversial record of political opinions and experiences'. Undated volume published during the Second World War (after 'Lessons of My Life' 1943), promoting the author's anti-German views. 146pp with index, printed on war economy paper. Yellow lettering to spine. Bumping to spine and corners, foxing to edges and slight marking to front board, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ somewhat grubby and tatty with slight loss to spine.. Presumed First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.02

A Glass Half Full
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A Glass Half Full

By Felix Dennis

London: Hutchinson, 2002. Collection of verses written after a life-threatening illness. 200pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Enclosed to rear, spoken word CD in case. Enclosed to front, errata slip. Negligible shelfwear, near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Bill Sanderson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.62

Middle Passages - African American Journeys to Africa, 1787-2005
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Middle Passages - African American Journeys to Africa, 1787-2005

By James T Campbell

New York: The Penguin Press, 2006. Stpries of journeys taken by African Americans over two centuries back to their ancestral continent. 513pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Black cloth spinbe over red paper covered boards. Green lettering to spine. Book has been bound upside down with the author's initials to the lower board. Otherwise near fine unmarked copy in slightly marked unclipped DJ. First Edition. Quarter Bound Black Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.21

To Catch a King
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To Catch a King

By Harry Patterson

New York: Stein & Day, 1979. Recreation of events in 1940, when Hitler ordered the capture of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. 181pp. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt signature to front board. Spine slanted, edges sunned and slight damp damage to top of rear endpapers, otherwise good copy.. First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.81

Those About to Die
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Those About to Die

By Daniel P Mannix

St Albans: Mayflower Books Ltd, 1977. Historical semi-fictional account of the Roman gladiatorial games. 152pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Creasing and rubbing to cover and edges age-toned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$13.62

Marco Polo - The Travels
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Marco Polo - The Travels

By Ronald Latham (Translated and with Introduction by)

Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1982. Travel memoir by Marco Polo, first published at the end of the 13th century. English translation by Ronald Latham. 379pp with index, illustrated with 4 pages of black and white maps. Page edges slightly age-toned and gift inscription to title page, otherwise good clean copy in removeable clear protective cover.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.21

The British Empire and Commonwealth
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The British Empire and Commonwealth

By G W Southgate

London: J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1972. History text book which has been revised many times. 486pp with index, illustrated with 36 black and white maps. Lower corners bumped and slight waxy deposit to front cover, otherwise good copy with no insccriptions.. New Edition, Reprinted with Corrections. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.21

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Sixth Edition
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Sixth Edition

By Elizabeth Knowles (Editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Ultimate reference work, containing 20,000 quotations from ancient Egypt to the 21st century, with word index. 1140pp, gilt lettering to spine, blue page marker. Minimal marking to edges and some tiny creases, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edge and surface wear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. 6th Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.23

Executioner: Pierrepoint
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Executioner: Pierrepoint

By Albert Pierrepoint

London: Coronet Books, 1977. Autobiography of 'the world's most famous executioner', first published in 1974 by Harrap. Following in the footsteps of his father and uncle, in 25 years Pierrepoint carried out over 400 executions. 208pp illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Slight creasing to spine and corners, some surface scuffing to cover and edges age-toned, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$17.02

Tamiko
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Tamiko

By Ronald Kirkbride

London: Pan Books Ltd, 1960. Novel sert in post-war Japan. 154pp. Edges age-toned and minor creasing to spine and corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.49

Treachery
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Treachery

By S J Parris

London: HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. Historical novel, set in the Plymouth of Sir Francis Drake. 540pp. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor marking to edges, spine slanted and slightly creased, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise very good.. First Edition, First Printing. Red Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.62

The Magic Mountain
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The Magic Mountain

By Thomas Mann

Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1964. Penguin Modern Classics No.1475. Novel set in a Swiss sanatorium, first published in 1924. English translation by H T Lowe-Porter. 716pp. Some creasing to spine and cover, edges age-toned and a few turned corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.21

Congregational Praise - Staff Notation Edition
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Congregational Praise - Staff Notation Edition

By Congregational Union of England and Wales, K L Parry (Preface)

London: Independent Press Ltd, 1958. Selection of hymns and psalms for public worship, with words and music. Prayers to endpapers. 1037pp with index. Edges tinted. Silver design to front board and lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners and top edges dusty, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly edgeworn, but vg in clear protective cover with reinforced flyleaves. Book will weigh over 1kg packaged, so extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping,. 6th Impression. Blue Faux Leather Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.66

The History of Persia from the Most Early Period to the Present Time: Containing an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages and Character of the Inhabitants of That Kingdom, in Two Volumes. Vol.I.
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The History of Persia from the Most Early Period to the Present Time: Containing an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages and Character of the Inhabitants of That Kingdom, in Two Volumes. Vol.I.

By Col.Sir John Malcolm

London: John Murray, 1815. Full calf binding with gilt double lined border to top board, 5 raised bands to spine with gilt design and lettering. Page edges marbled. Ex Libris label to pastedown named R L L Lloyd. 644pp illustrated with black and white engravings. Map missing to frontis. Plate opp. p.423 detached. Yapped edges frayed. Boards stained. Weighs over 5kgs, so extra postage required.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$204.26

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - An Abridgement
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - An Abridgement

By Edward Gibbon, D M Low

London: Chatto & Windus Ltd, 1960. Excellent abridged version of Gibbon's classic work in one volume. 924pp with index, maps to endpapers. Gilt lettering on burgundy panel to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, some marking to lower page corners and minor marking to boards, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Loosely enclosed, review of the book from The Observer dated 9 Oct 1960. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Firtst Edition Thus. Olive Green Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.21

The Angel of Darkness
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The Angel of Darkness

By Caleb Carr

London: Little, Brown & Company, 1998. Murder mystery novel set in New York in 1897. 629pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners and pages sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edge and surface wear, otherwise very good. Will weigh over 1kg packaged, so extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First UK Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.21

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