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Image for Heroic Lives: David Livingstone, Henry Stanley, General Gordon, Lord Dundonald.

Heroic Lives: David Livingstone, Henry Stanley, General Gordon, Lord Dundonald.

By: N/A

Price: £19.95

Publisher: W&R Chambers:

Seller ID: 120871

Condition: Very Good


Undated hardback, circa 1900, with no dust jacket. In overall very good good condition - red cloth boards, with gilt and black decorative titles to spine and front, are a little soiled and spine tanned, spine head and tail slightly rubbed. Binding tight and square, no annotations or inscriptions - ffep has been cut to remove previous owner's details; page-ends and prelims lightly tanned but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Four books in one binding - fr... View more info

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Clifton at Bude and Butcombe: The Story of a School in Evacuation

By: N/A

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Bristol, Old Cliftonian Society and J. W. Arrowsmith: 1946

Seller ID: 130206

Condition: Good


"Second impression hardback, 1946, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and front panel, are slightly tanned to spine and rubbed to edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep; slight toning but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Love Letters Of Abelard and Heloise

By: N/A

Price: £17.95

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1933

Seller ID: 140334

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint in the Temple Classics series, 1933, with blue leather boards and no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - slight rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends and slight spotting to end-papers but text bright and clear throughout. Retains original silk page-marker and tissue-paper guard to frontispiece. Not an old l... View more info

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Earnest Men And The Secret Of Their Influence: A Series Of Biographies

By: N/A

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Gall and Inglis: 1899

Seller ID: 140596

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback in the Gall & Inglis Elvan Series, c. 1899 (dated prize plate to front pastedown), with decorated illustrated boards and no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - boards slightly marked, edges rubbed and corners rounded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - prize-plate to front pastedown dated 1899; toning to page-ends but text bright an... View more info

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Phil Williams: The Assembly Years 1999-2003

By: N/A

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Cardiff, Plaid Cymru the Party Of Wales: 2004

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171309

ISBN: ISBN 090507761X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardback with an introduction by John Davies, 2004, in an unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Charles Andrew Gollmer, His Life And Missionary Labours In West Africa: Compiled From His Journals And The Church Missionary Society's Publications By His Eldest Son

Charles Andrew Gollmer, His Life And Missionary Labours In West Africa: Compiled From His Journals And The Church Missionary Society's Publications By His Eldest Son

By: N/A

Price: £39.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1889

Seller ID: 180755

Condition: Good


Second edition hardback with a preface by T. Fowell Buxton, 1889, with no jacket as issued. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - grey cloth boards rubbed to edges with a couple of marks. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owners bookplate to front pastedown; light tanning to page-ends and endpapers but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library boo... View more info

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Prison Writings

By: "Regis Debray, Rosemary Sheed (translator)"

Price: £17.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1973

Seller ID: 150561

ISBN: 0394481186

Condition: Very Good


"First American edition hardback, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Memoirs Of A Revolutionary

By: "Victor Serge, translated by Peter Sedgwick"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Writers and Readers: 1984

Seller ID: 131159

ISBN: 0863160700

Condition: Good


"First paperback edition, 1984, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - covers rubbed to edges and upper front rh corner creased and curled. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Moscow and Beyond 1986 to 1989

By: "Andrei Sakharov, translated by Antonia Bouis"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1991

Seller ID: 122460

ISBN: ISBN 0091749727

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1991, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Operation Susannah

By: "Aviezer Golan, Marcelle Ninio, Victor Levy, Robert Dassa and Philip Natanson; Peretz Kidron (translator)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1978

Seller ID: 160546

ISBN: ISBN 0060115556

Condition: Very Good


"First US edition hardback with a foreword by Golda Meir, 1978, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks and chips and repair at spine head; buff boards with contrasting brown cloth spine are clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends slightlt dust-marked but text and illustra... View more info

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My Autobiography (Paternoster Library Number IV)

By: "Benito Mussolini, Richard Washburn Child (translator)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: "Hurst & Blackett Limited, Paternoster Library": 1938

Seller ID: 151186

Condition: Good


"Hardback reprint, number IV in the Paternoster Library series, 1938, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - green cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to front pastedown and also to ffep; page-ends slightly toned and spotted but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available.&... View more info

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Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

By: "Booker T. Washington, C. T. Loram (abridger)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 131501

Condition: Good


"Hardback reprint in the Harrap's readers Of To-Day series, 1934, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of handling and storage - spine tanned and light stains to boards. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep dated 1936; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Faraway Horses And The Story Of The Real Horse Whisperer

By: "Buck Brannaman, with William Reynolds"

Price: £20.95

Publisher: David & Charles: 2004

Seller ID: 160314

ISBN: ISBN 0715318365

Condition: Very Good


"First UK paperback edition, 2004, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - crease to rear cover lh lower corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for "A Journal of the Plague Years: Being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last great visitation in 1665"

"A Journal of the Plague Years: Being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last great visitation in 1665"

By: "Daniel Defoe, with an introduction by Henry Morley"

Price: £19.95

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 130304

Condition: Good


"First Morley's Universal Library edition hardback, 1884, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original olive green cloth boards, with chipped title label to spine, are lightly rubbed to edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; a little tanning and a few spots of foxing to untrimmed page-ends and prelims but text and printed endpapers clean and clear throughout. Not an old ... View more info

Image for "Edvard Grieg: His Life, Music and Influence"

"Edvard Grieg: His Life, Music and Influence"

By: "David Monrad-Johansen, Madge Robertson (translator)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1945

Seller ID: 161036

Condition: Good


"First US edition hardback, 1945, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition in a fair dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj complete but tatty to edges (now protected); blue cloth boards slightly rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - brief gift inscription to ffep dated 1948; light tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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My Side Of The Road

By: "Dorothy Lamour, Dick McInnes"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Robson Books: 1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160733

ISBN: ISBN 086051126X

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1981, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a fair dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj chipped, rubbed and repaired; red cloth boards generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Life Of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter. Written by Himself: A Vindication.

Life Of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter. Written by Himself: A Vindication.

By: "Doyce B. Nunis, Jr (editor)"

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Chicago, "The Lakeside Press, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company": 1987

Seller ID: 131037

Condition: Fine


"First edition hardback in the Lakeside Classics series (no.85.), 1987, with no jacket as published. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text, maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Gilbert & Sullivan (Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers)

Gilbert & Sullivan (Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers)

By: "Dr. Alan James, Opera Synopses by Andrew Codd"

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Omnibus Press: 1989

Seller ID: 140030

ISBN: ISBN 0711916276

Condition: Very Good


"Omnibus Press hardback edition in the Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers series, 1989, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks at at spine head; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book.... View more info

Image for Marquis De Sade: His Life and Works

Marquis De Sade: His Life and Works

By: "Dr. Iwan Bloch, translated bt James Bruce"

Price: £17.95

Publisher: New York, Castle Books: 1948

Seller ID: 130726

Condition: Very Good


"US edition hardback, 1948, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj lightly shelfworn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; pages slightly toned, text clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Pope Joan: A Romantic Biography

By: "Emmanuel Royidis, Lawrence Durrell (translator)"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Mayflower-Dell: 1965

Seller ID: 151034

Condition: Good


"First Mayflower-Dell edition paperback (no.7023), 1965, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - rubbing to edges and faint crease to front cover. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info