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1 Fifty Celebrated Men: Their Lives and Trials and The Deeds That Made Them Famous
Ward, Lock & Co Limited London Decorative Cloth Good+ No Jacket 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
The Youth's Library series. Red cloth boards with gilt and black titles and decoration. Spine is a little lightened, light wear to cover edges. Internally the pages are age-tanned and have some scattered foxing. No names or inscriptions. 311pp. Image availalble on request. 035515 
Price: 5.95 GBP

 
16 Ruth Petrovna: Teaching Russians - The Inspiring Story of Lifelong Missionary Ruth Deyneka Shalanko Erdel (SIGNED COPY)
Barrett, Eric & Barrett, Gillian Slavik Gospel Association Illinois 1998 1567730027 / 9781567730029 Paperback Very Good 8vo - 8.5" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Bump to the top corner of the book, which has slightly dented the front cover and top page edges. Otherwise very slight cover wear only. No reading creases. Signed by the authors on the title page, and there is an additional bible quotation written on the title page in a different hand. 271pp. 039727 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Dictionary of National Biography: The Concise Dictionary Part I From the Beginnings to 1900, being an epitome of the Main Work and its Supplement
Oxford University Press London 1969 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards. There are some light marks to the boards. Grey marks to the bottom outer closed textblock edge and some small dark speckles to the outer closed textblock foredge. Boards just lightly bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light bruising to the dust jacket edges and there is a small snagged tear in the dust jacket in the titles on the spine. Front flap of the dust jacket price clipped. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. vii, 1503. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 306327 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 The Later Wordsworth
Bath, Edith C. Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1933 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth. Covers are a bit worn, with some rubs to the spine ends and some light marks to the boards. NOT an ex-lib copy though and contents are clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing to endpapers / prelims. pp. x; 417. 302145 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Dictionary of National Biography: The Concise Dictionary Part II 1901-1950, being an epitome of the Twentieth Century D.N.B. down to the end of 1950
Oxford University Press London 1967 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. There is a small pale mark to the outer closed textblock foredge and to the edge of the dust jacket. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Some light rubs to the dust jacket edges and a short tear at the head of the spine. pp. 528. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306236 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
18 Iris: Iris, A Memoir of Iris Murdoch and Iris & The Friends, A Year of Memories [Omnibus Edition]
Bayley, John Duckworth 2002 0715631594 / 9780715631591 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. 314pp. 303904 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 A Nomad in North America: Pen Pictures by a Sojourner in the New World
"Ben Assher" Robert Holden & Co. Ltd. 1927 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth covers, badly faded at the spine and in patches on the boards. Some mottling to the cloth. Corners bumped. The front endpaper has been removed. Inside the pages are tanned and have some scattered foxing. 300077 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 Iris: Iris, A Memoir of Iris Murdoch and Iris & The Friends, A Year of Memories [Omnibus Edition]
Bayley, John Duckworth 2002 0715631594 / 9780715631591 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. 314pp. 303902 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 Dickens: Public Life and Private Passion
Ackroyd, Peter BBC Books 2002 0563534737 / 9780563534730 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. Appears unread / barely read. Dust jacket not price clipped [16.99]. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. pp. 160. 303758 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 Virginia Woolf, A Biography. Volumes One and Two. Volume One: Virginia Stephen 1882-1912; Volume Two: Mrs Woolf 1912-1941
Bell, Quentin The Hogarth Press London 1972 0701202912 / 9780701202910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback; lacking dust jackets. Original light grey boards. Both in very good condition. A little bruised at spine ends and Volume Two has a small brown mark towards the base of the spine. V. 1 is a 4th impression of August 1972 and V. 2 is a 3rd impression of October 1972. Both volumes have a name and date written at the top edge of the half-title page and a previous owner's name and address sticker on the facing page, the reverse of the front endpaper. pp. xiii, [2], 230; ix, [2], 300. A HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this set bcosts more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 307571 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
6 Who's Who in British Opera
Adam, Nicky (edited by) ; with a foreword by The Earl of Harewood Scolar Press 1993 0859678946 / 9780859678940 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and square. There is a short tear to the bottom edge of the dust jacket at the spine. pp. xvii, 339. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 021130 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
21 Cornish Cockney: Reminiscences and Reflections
Bellman, Sir Harold Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. London 1947 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Titles to spine are dulled. 263pp. Some foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Lacks dust jacket. Otherwise clean. 028898 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
7 Sir Roger de Coverly
Addison, Joseph ; Steele, Sir Richard ; Budgell, Eustace ; edited by John Hampden, with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith The Folio Society London 1968 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. 2nd impression of this Folio Society edition. In very good condition. This is an ex-Folio Society file copy - on the front pastedown is a sticker with publication date, edition, number of copies printed (2500) and cost per copy. 158pp. No other marks. Lacks slipcase. 103764 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
22 Charlie B: A Biography of Lord Beresford of Metemmeh and Curraghmore
Bennett, Geoffrey Peter Dawnay Ltd London 1968 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards, bruised at the spine ends and corners. Top edge tinted red, but with some pale splash marks in evidence. The binding is firm. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1968). Some scattered foxing throughout (not extensive though it is more heavy to the closed textblock page edges). pp. xii, 378. The dust jacket has torn the full length of the spine / front joint, is rubbed, chipped, torn and creased at the edges, and has some loss at the spine ends. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309052 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
8 William Allingham: The Diaries
Allingham, William ; edited by H. Allingham and D. Radford with an introduction by John Julius Norwich The Folio Society 1990 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in excellent fine condition. The slipcase is very slightly faded at the edges and has a mark to one side from what looks like a previous price sticker. 351pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to international orders as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102400 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
23 William Wordsworth : His Homes and Haunts
Bensusan, Samuel Levy ; with 12 drawings by A. Forestier and 4 portraits. T. C. & E. C. Jack London 1910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
n.d. stated but 1910 [ref. British Library]. The Pilgrim Books series, no. 3. Hardback, green imitation / mock leather-type boards. Green endpapers. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing. 80pp. 101386 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
9 Hans Andersen, By Himself
Andersen, Hans Christian ; translated by Mary Howitt ; with a preface by Violet Jacob George Routledge & Sons, Ltd London 1926 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Pictorial paper boards, green cloth spine. The boards are heavily stained, with rubbed corners. The interior is in good condition. Endpapers are browned. Inner front hinge cracked between the front endpaper and the half-title page. Light foxing. 317pp. 301402 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
24 The Italics Are Mine
Berberova, Nina Chatto and Windus London 1991 0701136987 / 9780701136987 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in good condition. All outer closed textblock edges are foxed (quite heavily) and the pages are browned / tanned. Pale indentation on the f.e.p. from a previous pencilled price mark. No names or inscriptions. 600pp. A working / reading copy. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 103704 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
10 Brahms (Bell's Miniature Series of Musicians)
Antcliffe, Herbert George Bell and Sons London 1908 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback. Decorative front board. Reprint of 1908; first published in 1905. Spine dulled. Top edge gilt. In nice clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. viii, 56 + publisher's list of titles (16 pages). 16cm x 10cm. 103222 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
25 Oppenheimer: Portrait of an Enigma
Bernstein, Jeremy Duckworth 2004 0715633309 / 9780715633304 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped [16.99], the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. xi, 223. 303200 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
11 Sketches For Friends
Ardizzone, Edward ; chosen and introduced by Judy Taylor John Murray London 2000 0719557305 / 9780719557309 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Ardizzone, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. In very good, clean condition. A minor binding fault - The front pastedown was poorly glued at manufacture, resulting to the front endpaper and half-title pages being slightly too short and opening on the angle when you open the book; though they sit square with the textblock when the book is closed. A minor fault. Otherwise VG. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Front dust jacket flap not price clipped. pp. 128. 106724 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 Akbar (Short Biographies, No. 21)
Binyon, Laurence Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1944 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 
165pp. Grey cloth boards. Some foxing. Reprint. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed, with small chips and nicks to the edges and some light marks. Not price clipped. 165pp. 011883 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 Joseph Ashby of Tysoe 1859-1919: A Study of English Village Life
Ashby, M. K. ; with an introduction by E. P. Thompson The Merlin Press Ltd London 1979 085036180x / 9780850361803 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback. Good condition. There are some reading creases to the spine and a rubbed patch to the front cover. Faint imprints to the front endpaper from an old pencil price mark. Spine faded. A few foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge and a few light handling marks to outer closed textblock foredge. Binding is firm and tight. Pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xx, 303. 306739 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
27 J. M. Barrie and The Lost Boys
Birkin, Andrew Constable London 1979 0094620008 / 9780094620001 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some light foxing spots to outer textblock foredge. Otherwise VG, clean. No names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 324pp. 303168 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
13 Brief Lives by John Aubrey
Aubrey, John ; a selection based upon existing contemporary portraits edited by Richard Barber The Folio Society London 1994 Hardcover Very Good No Slipcase Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
8th printing of this Folio Society edition. In very good, clean condition but lacks slipcase. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Printed on Hamilton Wove paper and bound in Berkeley cloth blocked with a design by Malcolm Harvey Young. pp. 324. 305513 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
28 R. Louis Stevenson
Black, Margaret Moyes Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier Edinburgh First Edition Original Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Famous Scots Series. Undated, but preface dated 1899. Red cloth with black decoration, gilt titles to spine. Some darkening and rubbing to spine, some light damaged to boards. Internally endpapers browned, red coat of arms stamp (perhaps original?) to inside cover. Otherwise clean. 159pp. Photographs available on request. 005703 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 Emily Bronte (The British Library Writers' Lives)
Barnard, Robert The British Library 2000 0712346589 / 9780712346580 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, fine, as new condition. 112pp. 303462 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
29 The Patton Papers 1940 - 1945
Blumenson, Martin Da Capo Press 1996 0306807173 / 9780306807176 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back in very good clean second-hand condition. Covers are faded at the spine and edges. No spine creases. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Textblock nice and tight. 889pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 302946 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
15 Augustus Hare
Barnes, Malcolm Allen & Unwin 1984 004920100x / 9780049201002 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown cloth. some foxing to the outer textblock edges, first and last few pages and the underside of the dust jacket. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. DJ not price clipped [20]. pp. xii, 240. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 102805 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
30 With a Little Luck: An American Odyssey/the Remarkable Life of a Self-Made Woman and Her Spirited Journey to the Top [Signed by the Author]
Boehm, Helen F. Rawson Associates New York 1985 0892562773 / 9780892562770 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.25" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the reverse of the front endpaper. 219pp. Short tear to the front cover of the dust jacket (with old tape repair to underside of jacket). Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 024770 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
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