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Image for The Road To Salem (signed)

The Road To Salem (signed)

By: Adelaide L. Fries

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press: 1944

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 181623

Condition: Good


Signed first edition hardback, 1944, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges, spine tanned (now protected); brown cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges with a couple of faint marks. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; light tanning to page-ends but text, illustrations and illustrated endpapers bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to title page with no inscription or dedication. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for People In Glass Houses: Growing Up At Government House

People In Glass Houses: Growing Up At Government House

By: Adelaide Lubbock

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 191159

ISBN: ISBN 0241100593

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1977, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Treitschke His Life and Work

By: Adolph Hausrath

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Jarrold & Sons: 1914

Seller ID: 120933

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1914, with no jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and front and gilt facsimile of Treitschke signature, are rubbed to corners with a little bumping and spine tanned. Binding tight - gutter cracked to reverse of ffep; no annotations or inscriptions; some age-spots to page-ends but text clean and clear throughout. B&W frontispiece photographic portrait of Treitschke with original tissue-paper guard. " View more info

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From The Pen Of J. B. Wadley

By: Adrian Bell (editor)

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Mousehold Press: 2002

Seller ID: 131713

ISBN: 1874739226

Condition: Very Good


"First paperback edition, 2002, in overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations - neat gift inscription to title page ; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Arbutus Island: A Canadian Camping Holiday

By: Agatha H. Pearce

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 190769

Condition: Very Good


Undated Canadian edition hardback with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, illustrations and maps to endpapers bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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This Is My Life

By: Agnes Hunt

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Derwen Cripples’ Training College, Oswestry, Wheaton & Co. Ltd On Behalf Of J. Rhaidor-Jones: 1965

Seller ID: 190802

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint, 1965, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges (now protected); cloth boards, with facsimile signature to front panel, clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for From Emperor To Citizen: Complete In Two Volumes

From Emperor To Citizen: Complete In Two Volumes

By: Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1979

Seller ID: 190220

Condition: Very Good


Second edition two volume hardback set, 1979, with unclipped jackets. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jackets rubbed. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners bookplate to front pastedown in each volume plus a press cutting from the Weekend Telegraph (03/07/93) reviewing ‘The Empty Throne: The Quest For An Imperial Heir In The People’s Republic Of China’ by Tony Scotland tipped-in to front endpaper in volume one, plus some additional press-clippings on the sa... View more info

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Knave Of Clubs

By: Al Burnett

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Arthur Barker: 1963

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150038

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1963, with price-clipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed and chipped to edges, spine slightly faded; black cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges but remain clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning and spotting to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Meaulnes. The Lost Domain.

By: Alain Fournier (Sandra Morris translator)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1966

Seller ID: 110981

Condition: Very Good


"Newly translated UK hardback, 1966, by Sandra Morris, with price-clipped jacket. From a private collection this edition is in overall very good to near fine condition with ony minor signs of handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to corners; grey cloth boards, with bright silver titles to spine, very crisp. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - neat owner's name in ink to ffep, very faint age-spotting to endpapers and page ends but text clean and clear throughout. Foyle's Book Shop sticker to front pastedown, hidden by front dj flap. Please contact us for more information and... View more info

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Pure Luck: The Authorized Biography Of Sir Thomas Sopwith, 1888-1989

By: Alan Bramson

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Wellingborough, Patrich Stephens Limited: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190512

ISBN: ISBN 1852602635

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback, 1990, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor of age, handling and storage. - dust jacket slightly rubbed Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - small blind-embossed address stamp of previous owner to front endpaper, text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for A Very Late Development: An Autobiography

A Very Late Development: An Autobiography

By: Alan Fox

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Coventry, Industrial Relations Research Unit, University of Warwick: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190646

ISBN: ISBN 0951589601

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback, 1990, in overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unopened; no annotation or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Stephen Potter: Inventor Of Gamesmanship

Stephen Potter: Inventor Of Gamesmanship

By: Alan Jenkins

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicholson:

Seller ID: 180342

ISBN: ISBN 029777817X

Condition: Very Good


Undated (presumed first) hardback edition, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. - dj rubbed to edges and a touch faded to spine; green 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

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Franco

By: Alan Lloyd

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Longman: 1970

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121513

ISBN: ISBN 0582108047

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1970, with clipped jacket. In overall very good condition - dj slightly edgeworn. Internally very clean. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; text crisp and clear throughout. Private copy, not an old library book. Photographs available." View more info

Image for The Eminent Tragedian William Charles Macready

The Eminent Tragedian William Charles Macready

By: Alan S. Downer

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Harvard University Press; Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180722

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1966, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj lightly rubbed; blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for And Not To Yield: A Story Of The Outward Bound

And Not To Yield: A Story Of The Outward Bound

By: Alan Villiers

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1953

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 191269

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1953, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; light spotting to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Grey Eminence: A Study In Religion and Politics

Grey Eminence: A Study In Religion and Politics

By: Aldous Huxley

Price: £16.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1943

Seller ID: 130179

Condition: Good


"Fourth impression hardback, 1943, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original grey cloth boards, with gilt titles blocked in red to spine, are slighly tanned to spine. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text clean and clear throughout. Frontispiece portrait of Father Joseph from the engraving by Michael Lasne. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Walking on Air. Aled's own story as told to David Bland. With foreword by Sturat Burrows

Walking on Air. Aled's own story as told to David Bland. With foreword by Sturat Burrows

By: Aled Jones and David Bland

Price: £7.95

Publisher: London, Fontana/Collins: 1986

Seller ID: 110593

Condition: Very Good


"First Edition softback. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

Image for "Bloody Conchie!" A Conscientious Objector Looks Back At World War Two

"Bloody Conchie!" A Conscientious Objector Looks Back At World War Two

By: Alex Bryan

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Quaker Home Service: 1986

Seller ID: 190370

Condition: Very Good


Paperback pamphlet, 1986, in overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for War Diaries 1939-1945: Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke

War Diaries 1939-1945: Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke

By: Alex Danchev and Daniel Todman (editors)

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Weidenfeld And Nicolson: 2001

Seller ID: 190383

ISBN: ISBN 0297607316

Condition: Near Fine


First edition fifth impression hardback, 2001, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage (dj protected). Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This book is both large (165mm x 240mm, 763pp) and heavy (1.5kg). Not an old library book. View more info

Image for May This House Be Safe From Tigers

May This House Be Safe From Tigers

By: Alexander King

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Heinemann: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 191204

Condition: Good


First UK edition hardback, 1960, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks and chips (now protected). Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotation or inscriptions; light spotting to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info