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91 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

 
106 The Later Stuarts 1660-1714 (The Oxford History of England)
Clark, Sir George Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1992 0198217021 / 9780198217022 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent clean condition, but with some light foxing to the top closed textblock edge. 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. xxiii, 479, + tables and maps. 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. 303382 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
92 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

 
107 A Short Life of Ninety Years
Clarke, Mary G. Astrid and Martin Huggins 1973 0950292400 / 9780950292403 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown boards. No dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at spine ends. A gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. Very small grubby mark to two pages at the back of the book - the list of subscribers. Otherwise good condition and binding firm. Chapters include a Late Victorian Girlhood, University Training and Professional Apprenticeship, Edinburgh 1914-1924, War-time Manchester 1939-1954, and others. 87pp. 306208 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
93 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

 
108 Hootcat Hill
Coats, Lucy Orion Children's Books London 2008 1842556142 / 9781842556146 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean, near fine condition. Unmarked. Appears unread. 226pp. First printing. Linnet Perry is 13-year-old girl living in Wyrmesbury. Ordinary on the surface, she has hidden powers which she must be taught to use. When the ancient worldwyrm stirs, fear spreads throughout the town. People begin to disappear. Unless the wyrm is returned to sleep, there will be natural disasters and worse - too much old magic will leak into the world, disturbing the careful balance of modern life. Only Linnet has the rare combination of magics needed to embark on the dangerous quest through the natural and spiritual world to redress the imbalance and restore order. 304603 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
94 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

 
109 Disgrace
Coetzee, J. M. ; with an introduction by Christopher Hope and illustrations by Andrew Gibson The Folio Society London 2011 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 
Hardback with slipcase, both in excellent, fine condition. Shrinkwrapped. Bound in brown cloth and presented in a plain black slipcase. 224pp. Winner of the Booker Prize in 1999. 23.5cm. After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing to admit his guilt, but refusing to yield to pressure to repent publicly, he resigns and retreats to his daughter Lucy's isolated smallholding. For a time, his daughter's influence and the natural rhythms of the farm promise to harmonise his discordant life. But the balance of power in the country is shifting. He and Lucy become victims of a savage and disturbing attack which brings into relief all the faultlines in their relationship. 306925 
Price: 26.50 GBP

 
 
95 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

 
110 The Chicken on the Farm (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638708 / 9780416638707 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308009 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
96 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

 
111 The Frog in the Flowers (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer (text by) Gareth Stevens Publishing Milwaukee 1986 1555320597 / 9781555320591 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308017 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
97 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

 
112 The Rabbit in the Fields (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1986 0416623905 / 9780416623901 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new but with an Oxford Scientific Films sticker to the top corner of the front endpaper. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308016 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
98 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

 
113 The Man-of-War at Sea (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer and Shale, David (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638805 / 9780416638806 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308010 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
99 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

 
114 The Man-of-War at Sea (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer and Shale, David (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638805 / 9780416638806 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308011 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
100 Jay and Village Life
Child, A. W. Lincoln Williams (Publishers) Ltd. London 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Boards are faded at the edges. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown, some light age-tanning and foxing to pages. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn only - not price clipped and now protected inside a removable clear film sleeve. 150pp. 030678 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
115 Shakespeare's Scenery: A journey through Warwickshire and the Cotswold Borders
Colvile, Robert ; photography by James Kerr ; foreword by Judi Dench Envisage Books London 2008 0954101146 / 9780954101145 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. From the towers of Warwick Castle to the Tudor houses of Stratford, Warwickshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England. This book is a journey through the heart of that county, exploring the town where the poet was born and raised, and the landscape and history that shaped his life and work. With exclusive photographic access to the leading mansions and monuments in the county, and in-depth explorations of their history and significance, this is the ultimate guide to the birthplace of the Bard. 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. 307374 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
101 Nancy Cunard
Chisholm, Nancy Sidgwick and Jackson 1979 0283983353 / 9780283983351 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
VG condition. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, with a few short tears to the top edge. 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). Foredges untrimmed. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 366pp. 301984 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
116 A Teacup in a Storm: An Explorer's Guide to Life
Conefrey, Mick Collins 2005 0007203985 / 9780007203987 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Like new. Dust jacket not price clipped [9.99]. 240pp. 303706 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
102 That Singular Person Called Lear
Chitty, Susan Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 1988 0297793888 / 9780297793885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original grey boards. First edition. In very good clean condition but the pages have significantly browned, due to inferior paper quality. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 305. 106751 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
117 A Teacup in a Storm: An Explorer's Guide to Life
Conefrey, Mick Collins 2005 0007203985 / 9780007203987 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Like new. Dust jacket not price clipped [9.99]. 240pp. 303705 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
103 That Singular Person Called Lear: The Extraordinary Life of the Author of The Owl and the Pussycat
Chitty, Susan Tempus Stroud, Glos 2007 075244137X / 9780752441375 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 12.99. pp. 335. 304887 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
118 Stud : Adventures in Breeding
Conley, Kevin Bloomsbury US 2002 0747560064 / 9780747560067 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
NEW hardback. RRP. 16.99. 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). 209pp. Cheap stud, top stud, old stud, wild stud, from the Hall of Fame horse to the harem stallion with his feral herd, Stud looks at intimate acts in idyllic settings (and the billion-dollar business behind them), providing a voyeuristic glimpse of just how human the equine world can be. 302131 
Price: 9.34 GBP

 
 
104 Ten Scarce Books in English Literature. The Clarendon Society's Reprints.
Clarendon Historical Society ; Various Clarendon Historical Society [c.1890] 1890 Hard Cover Good 8vo - 9" Tall 
n.d. Bound volume of ten Clarendon Historical Society reprints from the 1880s. The titles contained within the volume are: (i) 'An Ordinance Appointing Commissioners for Approbation of Publique Preachers' (1673). (ii) 'Twenty Lookes Over All the Round-Heads That Ever Lived in the World' (1643). (iii) 'Seditious Preachers, Ungodly Teachers' (1709). (iv) 'Memoirs of the Chevalier De St. George, with some Private Passages of the Life of the Late King James II' (1712). (v) 'The Several Declarations Made In Council Concerning the Birth of the Prince of Wales' (1688). (vi) 'A Faithful Memorial of that Remarkable Meeting of Many Officers of the Army in England, at Windsor Castle, in the Year 1648' (1659). (vii) 'A Miraculous Victory Obtained by the Right Honorable Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Against the Army Under the Command of the Earl of Newcastle at Wakefield in Yorkshire' (1643). (viii) 'Colchester Teares: Affecting & Afflicting City & Country' (1648). (ix) 'A Letter from an English Traveller at Rome to His Father' (1721). (x) 'A King and No King: Or, the Best Argument for a Just Title. Being the Present Case of Great Britain, Briefly Consider'd in a Seasonable Address to the People' (1716). All the pamphlets were limited to 120 large paper and 400 small paper copies. They seem to have been bound together in no real order - the pamphlets are separately paginated at the head of the page, and the numbering at the foot of the pages is not consecutive. The binding is pink cloth that is a little faded to the spine and the edges of the boards. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The pages are age-tanned and there is some scattered foxing. The last page has a heavy diagonal crease and has a piece missing from the bottom corner (not affecting the text). 1890. 038727 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
119 Paraphernalia: The Curous Lives of Magical Things
Conno, Steven Profile Books 2011 1846682703 / 9781846682704 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine 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). 247pp. 303296 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
105 Freud: The Man and the Cause
Clark, Ronald W. Jonathan Cape and Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1980 0297776614 / 9780297776611 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some foxing to prellims and to outer closed textblock edges. No names or inscriptions. Offsetting browned marks on the f.e.p. and front pastedown from old news cuttings. pp. 652. 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). 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. 303171 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
120 The Crime of Julian Wells
Cook, Thomas Mysterious Press 2012 1908800143 / 9781908800145 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. RRP. 16.99. 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). Julian Wells was a writer of dark non-fiction works that detailed some of the worst crimes of the 20th Century. Was it this exploration of man's inhumanity to man that caused him to take his own life? When his body is found in a boat drifting in a pond in Montauk, New York, his best friend, the literary critic Philip Anders, begins to reread his work in order to prepare a eulogy. This rereading, along with other clues, convinces the critic that his friend has committed a terrible crime, and that it was as punishment for this crime that Wells took his own life. 302269 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
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