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61 A Girl's Life Eighty Years Ago: Selections from the Letters of Eliza Southgate Bowne
Bowne, Eliza Southgate ; with an introduction by Clarence Cook Chapman and Hall London 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Illustrated with portraits. Cloth. The binding can only be described as 'grubby' / greyed / discoloured etc. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontis. portrait lacks tissue guard; further portraits throughout, all with tissue guards. Some scattered foxing. pp. xii, 239. 302032 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
76 Lord Byron and some of his contemporaries: The Life of George Gordon, Sixth Baron Byron 1788-1824 told by himself and by some of those who knew him.
Byron, Lord ; compiled and edited by Joanna Richardson The Folio Society London 1988 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and slipcase are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 251pp. 303770 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
62 Lucky Him: The Life of Kingsley Amis
Bradford, Richard Peter Owen Publishers 2001 0720611172 / 9780720611175 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 [22.50], the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). 432pp. 303192 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
77 Berlioz: 2 Volume Set. Volume One The Making of An Artist: Volume Two Servitude and Greatness
Cairns, David Allen Lane | The Penguin Press 1999 0713993855 / 9780713993851 Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two volumes. The ISBN number for Volume Two is 0713993863. Both volumes are in really good clean condition, with just some very light and faint foxing to the closed textblock edges. pp. xxiv, 648; xi, 896. The DJs are 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). A VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set 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. 303348 
Price: 42.00 GBP

 
 
63 Dreams That Money Can Buy: The Tragic Life of Libby Holman [Inscribed by the author]
Bradshaw, Jon William Morrow and Company, Inc New York 1985 0688011586 / 9780688011581 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, to Hercules - who is Hercules Bellville (late film producer - 1939-2009). In very good, clean and tight condition. The dust jacket has faded at the spine. pp. 431. Dust jacket not price clipped. 107106 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
78 The Inquiring Pilgrim's Guide to Assisi; to which is added the First Life of St. Francis of Assisi By Thomas of Celano
Cameron, Mary Lovett Metheun & Co. Ltd. London 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards. The boards are bright and clean. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and some foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and first and last few pages. The binding is tight and firm. pp. ix, 275. 016858 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
64 Palmerston and Africa: The Rio Nunez Affair - Competition, Diplomacy and Justice
Braithwaite, Roderick ; with a foreword by Jasper Ridley British Academic Press 1996 1860641091 / 9781860641091 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket in excellent fine, as new condition. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective 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). pp. xvii, 350. 303357 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
79 Prado
Canton, Sanchez Thames and Hudson 1959 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A slight forwards lean to the spine. Otherwise in very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 319pp. 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). 302940 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
65 Palmerston and Africa: The Rio Nunez Affair - Competition, Diplomacy and Justice
Braithwaite, Roderick ; with a foreword by Jasper Ridley British Academic Press 1996 1860641091 / 9781860641091 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket in excellent fine, as new condition. 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). pp. xvii, 350. 303340 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
80 The Tail of the Trinosaur, A story in rhyme
Causley, Charles ; illustrated by Jill Gardiner Brockhampton Press 1972 0340159480 / 9780340159484 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 1st edition. Green cloth; slightly faded at the edges. A slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor bruising to the dust jacket edges and slight fading to the spine. 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). 121pp. 302566 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
66 Everyday Life of The Aztecs
Bray, Warwick ; with drawings by Eva Wilson B. T. Batsford Ltd 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Boards lightly bruised at the spine ends. The dust jacket has a couple of scotch-type tape repairs to the edges (underside and outside of the jacket). The dust jacket is also faded at the spine, has minor rubs to edges and the front flap is price clipped. pp. 208. Top edge tinted red. Some foxing spots to outer closed textblock foredge. 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. (Books are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308627 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
81 Julius Caesar
Cawthorne, Nigel Haus Publishing 2005 1904950116 / 9781904950110 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 9.99. 147pp. Life & Times series. 305040 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
67 Churchill's Bestiary: His Life Through Animals
Brendon, Piers Michael O'Mara Books Ltd London 2018 1789290503 / 9781789290509 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. RRP 20.00 pp. 320. 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. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308578 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
82 Lucy
Cecil, Randy Walker Books 2016 0763668087 / 9780763668082 First Edition Hard Cover New New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Black boards with pictorial dust jacket. RRP 9.99. A long picture book story with black and white illustrations. Each morning, as the sun rises over Bloomville, a trumpet begins to play. The notes drift down to an alley where a little dog sleeps. A car horn honks. She's awake now. And she's off! Past Bertolt's Butcher Shop, past he diner with the questionable scraps, and down the block to the apartment building with the red door. So begins each day in the life of a small stray dog. Lucy can't count on much, but she can count on the girl behind the red door. Unpaginated but 144 pages. 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. 058051 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
68 The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton
Brodie, Fawn M. Eland 1986 0907871712 / 9780907871712 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back, in excellent clean condition. Binding tight and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 390pp. 105681 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
83 Michael Ramsey: A Life
Chadwick, Owen Oxford University Press | OUP 1990 0198261896 / 9780198261896 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original navy boards; bruised at the spine ends. A gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. Some bruising to the dust jacket edges. Dust jacket very slightly faded at the spine. Otherwise very good, clean condition. DJ flap not price clipped. pp. xi, [3], 422. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 306954 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
69 Villette (The Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters in 7 Volumes. This is Volume III only)
Bronte, Charlotte; with an Introduction By Mrs Humphry Ward John Murray London 1905 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original olive green cloth. The Haworth Edition. Villette is volume 3 of this 7 volume set. There are a few bubbles to the cloth on the back cover and bumps to board edges and corners. The spine is dulled with titles faded. The binding is firm, hinges good and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. pp. xxxv, 594. A heavy book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 040010 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
84 The Life and Letters of David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Viscount Borodale of Wexford, Baron Beatty of the North Sea and of Brooksby
Chalmers, Rear-Admiral W. S. Hodder and Stoughton London 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue boards. Top edge tinted blue. Binding firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a couple of short tears and some creasing to the edges. pp. xxvii, 488. 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. (Books are photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308604 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
70 Maps of My Life
Browning, Guy Square Peg 2008 0224082728 / 9780224082723 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition - as new.The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to book or jacket in any way. Maps of My Life is about places and maps that made an impression on the author's early life. Weaned on maps, educated by maps and ever so slightly in love with maps, he presents a selection of intriguing and quirkily annotated cartographic gems to chart his unsteady progress from pewling toddler to pewling young man via the furthest corners of the Alps, Niagara Falls, the Mediterranean, Central America and darkest Chipping Norton. 228pp. 057447 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
85 A Short Life of Shakespeare, with the Sources (Abridged)
Chambers, Sir Edmund ; Abridged by Charles Williams Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Abridged from Sir Edmund Chambers's William Shakespeare: A Study of Facts and Problems. In very good clean condition. A little light rubbing to the dust jacket edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 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). 260pp. 303075 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
71 A Picture of Guilt
Brownley, James Severn House Publishers 2008 184751040X / 9781847510402 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 10.99. This is the first of a new mystery series featuring an unusual journalist, Alison Glasby. A photograph of two young girls, sisters enjoying the summer sun on a day trip to the seaside. Nothing could be more innocent. But why did it turn up thirty-five years later, clutched in a child killer's hand as she lay dying in her prison cell? Alison Glasby is 25, ambitious and lonely. She's a journalist on the Sunday Herald but her career is going nowhere. And despite the best attentions of Scotland Yard murder squad detective John Redgrave, neither is her personal life. Then she gets the chance to work with Fleet Street legend Bill Davenport. Four children were killed in Norfolk in 1969, murdered by Leonie Dellar and her lover. 247pp. 053066 
Price: 7.69 GBP

 
86 Victorian & Edwardian Oxfordshire
Chance, Eleanor Amberley Gloucestershire 2008 1848680309 / 9781848680302 Soft Cover NEW 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New paperback, in excellent fine condition. Brand new, not previously owned. RRP 14.99. 126pp. The photographs, printed here in sepia, depict the farmer and his labourer in the countryside, the traditional industries and the interaction of the city and the university in Oxford. The home life of rich and poor, sports and pastimes, traditional country customs, religious life and education are all depicted in this collection. The text, composed of a series of extracts gathered from a variety of contemporary sources, helps to bring alive these glimpses of life in the county of a time that is only just outside living memory. 047990 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
72 The Ryder Cup: Golf's Greatest Event
Bubka, Bob; Clavin, Thomas Crown Publishers New York, New York, U.S.A. 1999 060960404x / 9780609604045 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The book itself is in excellent FINE condition. The dust jacket has a crease to the full length of the spine. Otherwise VG. Unmarked. No previous owner's 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). 251pp. 1st edition. 019339 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
87 Lady of the Lotus-Born: The Life and Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal
Changchub, Gyalwa ; Nyingpo, Namkhai ; translated into English by Padmakara Translation Group Shambhala Publications Boston and London 1999 1570623848 / 9781570623844 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red cloth binding. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. xxxvii, 254. 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. 105409 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
73 Take Jennings For Instance
Buckeridge, Anthony ; illustrated by Mays Collins London and Glasgow 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st edition. Red boards. Previous owner's name and address stamp on the f.e.p. Colour frontis. illustration. Pages nice and clean. Binding sound. The dust jacket is edgeworn - with rubs, creases, short tears and small loss to the spine ends and corners. Not price clipped [7s 6d net]. 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). 256pp. 302675 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
88 Family Life [An Inspector Starrett Mystery]
Charles, Paul Brandon 2009 0863224040 / 9780863224041 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a new hardback in excellent, near fine condition. Very slight bumps to the corners. Unread. Not previously owned. RRP 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. 334pp. First printing. A writer who treads in the classic footsteps of Morse and Maigret. 300068 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
74 Victorian Derby: A Portrait of Life in a 19th-century Manufacturing Town
Butterton, Harry Breedon Books Publishing 2006 1859835333 / 9781859835333 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine, as new condition. DJ not price clipped [14.99]. 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). 176pp. 303421 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
89 Josephine and Emilie: Stars of the Bel Canto in Europe and America 1823 to 1889
Cheke, Dudley ; with a foreword by Richard Bonynge Jon Carpenter Oxford 1993 1897766084 / 9781897766088 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine, as new condition. 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). Not clipped [35.00]. 443pp. 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. 303339 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
75 I Am Here! Are You There? A story of the art of communication
Bye, Erik (words) ; Krogvold, Morten (photoraphy) Telenor International Oslo, Norway 1997 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A book of words, quotes and photography. Uses Thor Heyerdahl as the inspiration for the book, and thus as the inspiration behind the company Telenor. 103pp. 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). 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. 302326 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
90 I Remember It Well
Chevalier, Maurice W. H. Allen 1971 0491004362 / 9780491004367 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A few minor rubs and two short tears to the top edge of the dust jacket. Otherwise in VG clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. 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). 221pp. 303376 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
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