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151 The Dawn of History
Myres, Sir John L. Oxford University Press 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Home University Library of Modern Knowledge edition. Grey cloth boards. Previous owner's inscription written on the front endpaper. Pages are tanned and have some light scattered foxing. 300528 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
166 A Spark of Light [Signed First UK Edition]
Picoult, Jodi Hodder and Stoughton London 2018 1444788124 / 9781444788129 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback (no dust jacket, as published). Brand new, direct from the publishers. A fine copy. Signed by the author in felt pen on patterned front free endpaper, after the front endpaper. First UK impression. pp. 355. RRP 16.99. 309001 
Price: 16.99 GBP

 
 
152 Elizabeth I
Neale, J. E. ; introduction by Roy Strong The Folio Society London 2005 Hardcover Very Good No Slipcase Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
In very good condition but lacks slipcase. There is a very slight forward lean to the spine and there are some small speckles to the top edge. Printed on Caxton Wove paper and bound in full blue buckram cloth. pp. xxvi, 418. 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. 304867 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
167 Ludmila's Broken English [Signed 1st Edition]
Pierre, DBC Faber and Faber London 2009 0571215181 / 9780571215188 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Cream boards. SIGNED by the author on the title page, without inscription / dedication. The book and dust jacket are both in excellent fine condition. Textblock tight and appears unread. Signed at Hatchards, with a few loosely included news cuttings relating to the book. 318pp. 21cm. 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. 300408 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
153 Stanley Spencer (The Penguin Modern Painters)
Newton, Eric Penguin Books Harmondsworth, Middlesex 1947 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Slim booklet. First edition. Brown card covers - lightly rubbed at the spine and edges but otherwise clean. Sewn binding. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. In very good, clean condition. pp. 16; 32 plates. 307217 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
168 The Late Mattia Pascal
Pirandello, Luigi ; translated and with an introduction by William Weaver The Eridanos Library | Marsilio Publishers New York 1995 0941419444 / 9780941419444 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. As new. pp. xiii, 262. 308978 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
154 Her Fearful Symmetry
Niffenegger, Audrey Jonathan Cape London 2009 0224085611 / 9780224085618 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good to near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm. Later printing 6 8 10 9 7. 390pp. Dust jacket not price clipped. 104861 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
169 23 Great Classics Condensed for the Modern Reader
Praga, Anthony Claud Morris Books Limited 1946 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Grey-green cloth. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. In VG condition. The dust jacket is significantly worn at the edges, with tears, rubs, chips and some small loss around the edges. 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). 125pp. 302056 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
155 The Time Twister
Nimmo, Jenny Egmont Books Ltd London 2003 1405201258 / 9781405201254 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback 1st edition, 1st printing. Excellent condition - NEAR FINE. Hasn't been price-clipped. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No marks. No names or inscriptions. 374pp. A Charlie Bone story. 100212 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
170 Mason and Dixon
Pynchon, Thomas Jonathan Cape London 1997 022405001X / 9780224050012 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. Lightly bruised at the spine ends. Very small bump in the middle of the bottom textblock edge. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 773. 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. 306498 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
156 Modern Britain: Structure and Change
Noble, Trevor B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1975 0713429879 / 9780713429879 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original maroon red boards. Light bumps to spine ends and corners. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xi, 348. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and front flap price clipped. 016356 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
171 The Hatchett Diary: A Tour Through the Counties of England and Scotland in 1796 Visiting Mines and Manufactories
Raistrick, Arthur (ed.) D. Bradford Barton Ltd. Truro 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Publisher's original grey cloth. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is price clipped. 114pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve which protects it from wear. 049514 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
157 Hortense and the Shadow
O'Hara, Natalia and Lauren Puffin Books 2017 0141374020 / 9780141374024 Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback with dust jacket. 2nd impression. Brand new in excellent, fine condition. RRP 10.99. Beautifully illustrated and written picture book by this sister duo. Hortense hated her shadow. Everywhere she went, it went. Everything she did, it did. And every time night fell it grew tall and dark and crooked. So Hortense decided: the shadow must go! Only later, alone in the wolfish woods, she learned that a girl without a shadow is far smaller... A fairy tale about light and shadows. Slim and unpaginated. 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. 307809 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
172 History of Modern Design: Graphics and Products since the Industrial Revolution
Raizman, David Laurence King Publishing Ltd 2003 1856693481 / 9781856693486 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large format soft cover / flexible card covers. A small bump to one corners. Otherwise in excellent clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 400pp. A 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. 302912 
Price: 26.00 GBP

 
 
158 The Fishermen
Obioma, Chigozie ONE | Pushkin Press London 2015 0957548850 / 9780957548855 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original white boards. Fourth impression. In excellent fine condition, clean and tight. Unmarked. Unread. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015 (with the same printed on the front cover of the dust jacket). Dust jacket not price clipped [14.99]. 304pp. 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. 306156 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
173 Don't Mention the War: The British and Germans since 1890
Ramsden, John Little, Brown London 2006 0316861227 / 9780316861229 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in good, solid, clean condition. However, some bumps to the spine ends and corners and a forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other writing inside. A good, clean, reading or reference copy. pp. xiv, 433. 103851 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
159 Animal Farm
Orwell, George ; with illustrations by Quentin Blake The Folio Society London 2012 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Later impression. Hardback with slipcase, both in excellent fine condition. Shrinkwrapped. Orwell's classic beautifully brought to life by 27 Quentin Blake illustrations. Bound in pictorial cloth and presented in a plain brown slipcase. pp. 104. 23.5cm. All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others. When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the other animals discover that they are not all as equal as they thought, and find themselves hopelessly ensnared as one form of tyranny is replaced with another. 105835 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
174 The Authority of the Bible and the Rise of the Modern World
Reventlow, Henning Graf SCM Press Ltd 1984 0334018811 / 9780334018810 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue boards with red spine label. Top edge tinted blue. Dust jacket just a little bruised at the edges. Previous owner's name, place and date written on the front endpaper. Quite extensive pencil marks throughout the text, mostly marking passages in the page margins but also some underlining. The binding is firm. Some light foxing to outer closed textblock page edges and foxing to the flaps of the dust jacket. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xx, 668. A good reading / reference copy. 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. 307945 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
160 The Saar Question: A Disease Spot in Europe
Osborne, Sidney George Allen & Unwin Ltd London 1923 First Edition Blue Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Name and date to the front endpaper, otherwise a clean unmarked copy. Pages are a little tanned with the odd spot of foxing. Light edgewear to covers. Overall, a nice copy. 384pp. Image available on request. 021726 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
175 Britain, Europe and the Modern World 1918-1974
Richardson, Paul Heinemann Educational Books London 1976 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Minor edgwear, otherwise in excellent condition. Pages clean, no inscriptions. 389pp. Photographs available on request. 005581 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
161 Broke and the Shannon
Padfield, Peter Hodder and Stoughton London 1968 0340025115 / 9780340025116 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original light blue boards. Some spotting to the bottom edge of the boards and some very pale spotting / foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. Otherwise VG; clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. x, 246. 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. 103977 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
176 History, Religion and Identity in Modern Britain
Robbins, Keith The Hambledon Press London 1993 1852851015 / 9781852851019 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original RRP. 60.00. In excellent near fine condition. Very slight bruising to the head of the spine. Clean, tight and unmarked. As new. 301pp. 018893 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
162 The Shadow-Boxing Woman
Parei, Inka ; translated into English by Katy Derbyshire Seagull Books 2011 1906497958 / 9781906497958 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In nice, clean, near fine condition; very slight bruises to the spine ends only. Binding tight. No names or inscriptions. pp. 179. 307968 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
177 The Lion Book of 1000 Prayers for Children
Rock, Lois (written and compiled by) Lion Children's Books 2010 0745962319 / 9780745962313 Hard Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New hardback. With prayers from the Bible, traditional sources, modern anthologies and others written specially for this collection, the prayers touch on all aspects of life: friends and family; festivals and special occasions; home and school; the world; for good times and bad times; for health, sickness and bereavement; for peace and the future; and for our relationship with God. The prayers are numbered and carefully indexed to make them easy to browse and look-up, meaning that the user can make the perfect choice for any occasion. 058123 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
 
163 Churches for Communities: Adapting Oxfordshire's Churches for Wider Use
Payne, Becky Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust 2014 0992769302 / 9780992769307 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New soft back. RRP 15.00. 135pp. This book illustrates changes taking place in churches and chapels across England by focusing on twenty-five such places of worship in the towns and villages of Oxfordshire. The very significant reshaping of these historic churches has been undertaken to meet modern worship needs, to enable the buildings to be used for a wide range of community activities and, increasingly, to deliver vital community services. These projects reconnect the churches with their communities and provide them with a more sustainable future. 058101 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
178 Conrad & Eleanor [Signed First Edition]
Rogers, Jane Atlantic Books London 2016 1782397922 / 9781782397922 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback. First impression. Signed by the author in our bookshop. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.99. 314pp. 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. When Conrad fails to return from a science conference abroad, Eleanor's first thought is one of relief; he might finally have discovered her affair. Or perhaps he's simply given up on their marriage, tired of having the less successful career. As the days pass and his absence in the family fold grows stronger, Eleanor begins to makes sense of what has happened to their lives to get them to this point. Leaving his family in Manchester to scrabble for clues, unsure of their feelings towards him, Conrad loses himself in the cold foggy streets of Bologna. Ill, confused, and desperately trying to avoid becoming a whistle-blower by a blackmailer, he revisits the stages of his long marriage to El, from their early happiness to the grief and anger he now feels. As Conrad and Eleanor examine their marriage, they move closer to an understanding of what it is that matters most to each of them. 305858 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
164 Titus Alone (Gormenghast)
Peake, Mervyn The Overlook Press 1982 0413444309 / 9780413444301 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Otherwise in really nice clean condition. Old price sticker on the front flap of the dust jacket. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 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). 263pp. 303480 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
179 Conrad & Eleanor [Signed First Edition]
Rogers, Jane Atlantic Books London 2016 1782397922 / 9781782397922 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New hardback. First impression. Signed by the author in our bookshop. In excellent, fine condition. RRP. 12.99. 314pp. 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. When Conrad fails to return from a science conference abroad, Eleanor's first thought is one of relief; he might finally have discovered her affair. Or perhaps he's simply given up on their marriage, tired of having the less successful career. As the days pass and his absence in the family fold grows stronger, Eleanor begins to makes sense of what has happened to their lives to get them to this point. Leaving his family in Manchester to scrabble for clues, unsure of their feelings towards him, Conrad loses himself in the cold foggy streets of Bologna. Ill, confused, and desperately trying to avoid becoming a whistle-blower by a blackmailer, he revisits the stages of his long marriage to El, from their early happiness to the grief and anger he now feels. As Conrad and Eleanor examine their marriage, they move closer to an understanding of what it is that matters most to each of them. 305859 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
165 Prague, A Novel
Phillips, Arthur Random House New York 2002 0375507876 / 9780375507878 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd printing. The boards are very slightly faded at the edges and also very slightly bruised at the base of the spine. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. Clean, unmarked, no names or inscriptions. 367pp. DJ not price clipped. 105133 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
180 The Curious Cookbook: Viper Soup, Badger Ham, Stewed Sparrows and 100 More Historic Recipes
Ross, Peter ; with a foreword by Heston Blumenthal The British Library and Mark Batty Publisher 2012 0712358633 / 9780712358637 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brand new hardback. RRP 14.95. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. 164pp. Historic cookery books contain recipes that to the modern cook can appear quaint, bizarre, revolting or downright absurd. From the frugal to the fantastical, The Curious Cookbook contains some of the most unusual recipes from historical cookery books, from the Middle Ages to the Second World War, to present a positive gallimaufry of fabulous food and other oddities. Historic recipes such as these also provide fascinating insights into the social and economic context of the times. Each recipe is accompanied by an engaging commentary describing the background to the recipe and the writer, and charming contemporary illustrations are featured throughout. Examples of some of the recipes included: Coffins and chastletes (pies), garbage (animal entrails), porpoise with wheat porridge, spit-roasted milk, cowslip tart, a great swan pie, roasted peacock, turtle soup, parrot pie, curried kangaroo tails, invalid stew, mashed potato sandwich, Brussels sprouts mould. 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. 306130 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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