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The Autobiography Of Sir Harry Smith 1787-1819: A classic story of love and War

By: N/A

Price: £22.95

Publisher: London, Constable: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008150


Very informative book on Sir Harry Smith 1787-1819, contains 333 pages in very bright clean condition, reprinted from original of 1910, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Pull Together The Memoirs of Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly

By: Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap and Co Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008134


Memoirs of Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly, first edition, 300 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing to endpapers and first and last couple of pages also outer edges of pages have small foxing spots, bookplate pasted to front endpaper. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marks, spine very slightly darkened and small split to top of spine. Though not perfect st... View more info

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George Formby

By: Alan Randall; Ray Seaton

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen / Virgin Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007995


Very informative biography of the life of George Formby, 192 pages in bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers and small red mark to front endpaper.Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little browned to edges and spine,not price clipped,price has a red felt tip cross through it which has left a small red mark on opposite blank endpaper, price can still be seen. A pleasing example of... View more info

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Blowing My Own Trumpet

By: Ball, Kenny SIGNED

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Blake Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004113


Biography ogf Jazz trumpeter Kenny Ball. 271 pages with many photographs, book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean . INSCRIBED by KENNY BALL on front endpaper To Rick cheers Kenny Ball 16/07/05. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Snakes and Ladders

By: Bogarde, Dirk SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004750


Signed first edition of this second part of the autobiography of Dirk Bogarde, 339 pages, both book and dustwrapper in bright clean condition just a little light browning to edges of wrapper and very light creasing to top of spine a very small area, wrapper is price clipped.SIGNED by DIRK BOGARDE on title page, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A Particular Friendship

By: Bogarde, Dirk SIGNED

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1989

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005884


first edition of this book SIGNED by Dirk Bogarde on title page. 100 pages in bright clean condition with previous owners details on front endpaper To paul with love from Liz. Dustwrapper is bright just background lightly faded on spine and price clipped. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Great Meadow an Evocation

By: Bogarde, Dirk SIGNED

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006909


An account of the actor Dirk Bogarde's childhood on the Sussex downs between 1927 to 1934. SIGNED by DIRK BOGARDE on title page, 207 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clippedtwo small diagonal creases to rear inner flap of wrapper where it has been closed carelessly. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE O... View more info

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Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca

By: Brian Tunstall

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Philip Allan and Co Ltd: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004665


Excellent book on the life of Admiral Byng, 293 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last few pages and occasionaly on some inner pages and outer edges of pages, previous owners details written on inside of front board and pasted in bookplte on front endpaper with neat name. Many B/w illustrations, maps and plans, plus very informative text, no dustwrapper, outer boards are clean, slightly darkened on spine. A nice sound copy SEE... View more info

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My Life

By: Bruyne, Norman De

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Midsummer Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003213


Autobiography of an academic who moved on to a very successful career in industry including the aviation industry as well as producing scientific papers and giving lectures. 173 pages both book and dustwrapper are in very good clean condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Stanley Spencer at War

By: Carline, Richard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004666


Splendid book on Stanley Spencer and his art in the First World War. 224 pages in very bright clean condition with many B/w photographs and illustrations. Dustwrapper is bright and clean just very slight fading to spine, price clipped on inner flap. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The History of St Cuthbert

By: Charles Archbishop of Glasgow

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Burns and Oates Limited: 1887

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 005398


An account of the life of St Cuthbert his life, decease and miracles, his wanderings at intervals during 74 years. Third edition with 363 pages, several illustrations and maps. Pages are clean just very light browning to extreme edges, pages are untrimmed on two sides, gold on top. School prize sticker on inside front cover dated 28-6-10 this has name rubbed away on the sticker, missionary stamps on two pages. Outer boards are worn with boards showing through on corners ... View more info

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Tennis Today

By: Christine Truman SIGNED

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007247


Splendid autobiography of the tennis player Christine Truman, SIGNED by her without dedication on title page, With best wishes Christine Truman. Neat former owners name on front endfpaper, 119 pages in very bright clean condition just some old inert tape marks on endpapers, no longer sticky. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean just slightly faded to spine, not price clipped. A ... View more info

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Andy Cole : Autobiography

By: Cole, Andy SIGNED Fitton, Peter

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Manchester United Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003376


Autobiography of Andy Cole 244 pages recounting his childhood and subsequent life in football . Many photographs in colour and B/w SIGNED by ANDY COLE on title page. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean, tiny piece of clear tape on top of wrapper, few very light creases top and bottom of spine, wrapper price clipped and some light indentations to surface of wrapper. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Meret Oppenheim : Defiance in the Face of Freedom

By: Curiger, Bice

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, MIT Press: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 006679


Very informative book on Meret Oppenheim, biographical detail, critical interpretation and catalogue raisonne. 275 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, light wear to top edges with tiny tear top of wrapper spine, HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAI... View more info

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Harvest Home

By: D J Squire SIGNED

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Laleham UK, D J Squire: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003510


Autobiography of D J Squire who built up the Squires Garden centres business. A very interesting account of his early life and the rise of his business. 92 pages with many old photographs. SIGNED by D J SQUIRE on front cover.book is very bright and clean SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Jenks: A Passion for Motor Sport

By: Denis Jenkinson

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Motor Racing Publications Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007906


Very informative book on Denis Jenkinson and his life in Motor Sport, 224 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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John the Great the Life and Times of John L Sullivan

By: Donald Barr Chidsey

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002068


Excellent biography of the great American boxer, prize fighter. 337 pp packed with information plus photographs. Book and wrapper very good, minor browning to endpapers, previous owner's neat inscription on front endpaper, wrapper a little dusty and a couple of small closed tears but still a very nice attractive copy. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Regency Rakes

By: E Beresford Chancellor

Price: £19.99

Publisher: London, Philip Allan and Co Ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 007234


From the series Lives of the Rakes tis is volume vi descibing the lives of George the Fourth, the Royal Dukes and others. 235 pages in overall clean condition just some browning to endpapers and some small light foxing spots throughout. Many B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper. outer boards a little worn on edges and corners, label on spine is browned, bright clean spare label at rear of book. Dated 1925 possible first editi... View more info

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The Life of Charlotte Bronte

By: E C Gaskell

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder and Co: 1858

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007133


Very attractive gold decorated full leather binding, very informative book on the life of Charlotte Bronte, fourth edition. 486 pages plus 6 pages of adverts in bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages, all outer edges of pages are gold. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are gold decorated full leather binding a little rubbed on edges. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Memoirs of Sir John Reresby

By: Edited By Andrew Browning

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Jackson and Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006947


Very informative book of the Memoirs of Sir John Reresby, 626 pages in bright clean condition just some light foxing to outer edges of pages and very occasional spots inside, some red underlining on page 80 see image. Very informative text, dustwrapper is a little browned with small tears and creases on edges, not price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info