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Image for La Symphonie Pastorale

La Symphonie Pastorale

By: Andre Gide

Price: £9.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1959

Seller ID: 131403

Condition: Good


"French language hardback reprint with an introduction and notes in English by the editor M. Shackleton, 1959, with no jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original bright green cloth boards lightly tanned to spine and edges with a little soiling. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name stamp and name to front pastedown; slight toning to page-ends but... View more info

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Byron. Translated from the French by Hamish Miles

By: Andre Maurois

Price: £10.95

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1930

Seller ID: 110713

Condition: Good


"First English edition 1930. In overall good to very good condition, deep red cloth boards show a few marks and some minor edgewear. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owners name in ink to ffep, some minor tanning to endpapers and page ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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My American Journal

By: Andre Maurois

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Falcon Press: 1950

Seller ID: 141053

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback translated from the FRench by Joan Charles, 1950, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks and a little tanning; blue cloth boards slightly rubbed to corners but remain generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight spotting to page-e... View more info

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Disraeli: A Picture Of The Victorian Age

By: Andre Maurois, Hamish Miles (translator)

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1951

Seller ID: 171399

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint, 1951, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed with a couple of nicks to edges (now protected); black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and portrait frontis bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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No Passing Glory: The Full And Authentic Biography Of Group Captain Cheshire

By: Andrew Boyle

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Collins: 1955

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140565

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1955, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj is generally aged and toned, with rubbing to edges and a couple of chips; blue cloth boards rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to front pastedown dated 1955 hidden by front dj flap; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Frontispiece photo... View more info

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Ataturk

By: Andrew Mango

Price: £27.95

Publisher: John Murray: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 130012

ISBN: ISBN 0719556120

Condition: Near Fine


"First edition hardback, 1999, with unclipped jacket. In overall near-fine condition with only very minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This book weighs 1.3kg. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for God's Fugitive: The Life Of Charles Montagu Doughty

God's Fugitive: The Life Of Charles Montagu Doughty

By: Andrew Taylor

Price: £12.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161844

ISBN: 0002558157

Condition: Very Good


"First edition first impression hardback, 1999, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch rubbed to edges; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears very little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's address label to ffep; text, illustrations and maps to endpapers bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Slightly Foxed by my theatrical family

By: Angela Fox

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Collins: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121280

ISBN: ISBN 0002171619

Condition: Near Fine


"First edition hardback, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; a little tanning and one of two age-spots to page-ends but text and plates clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Life Of An Ordinary Woman

By: Anne Ellis

Price: £9.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1980

Seller ID: 141001

ISBN: ISBN 0803267045

Condition: Near Fine


"Bison Books paperback edition with a foreword by Elliott West and an introduction by Lucy Fitch Perkins, 1980, 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 and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around The World

A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around The World

By: Anne Must

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Virgin: 1991

Seller ID: 181312

ISBN: ISBN 1852273372

Condition: Fine


First paperback edition, 1991, in overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unopened; no annotations or inscriptions; text, maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Thomas Traherne: Poems, Centuries And Three Thanksgivings

By: Anne Ridler (editor)

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180237

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback (Oxford Standard Author’s edition), 1966, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj spine faded and laminate slightly wrinkled; blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner’s name to ffep; slight spotting to page-ends and endpapers but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old lib... View more info

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The Language Of The Garden: A Personal Anthology

By: Anne Scott-James

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Viking: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 130995

ISBN: ISBN 0670800341

Condition: Near Fine


"First edition hardback, 1984, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only very slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Giving And Receiving: An Adventure In African Medical Service

Giving And Receiving: An Adventure In African Medical Service

By: Anthony Barker

Price: £9.95

Publisher: "Readers Union, The Faith Press": 1961

Seller ID: 140445

Condition: Very Good


"RU hardback edition, 1961, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and slightly toned. 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

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"F. W. Harvey: Soldier, Poet"

By: Anthony Boden

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Alan Sutton Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 130680

ISBN: ISBN 0862995531

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first paperback edition, 1988, 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; text bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to title page with brief inscription - the name of the person to whom the book has been inscribed has been overprinted with a black stamp which has offset slightly to the reverse ... View more info

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Throw Out Two Hands

By: Anthony Smith

Price: £9.95

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin: 1963

Seller ID: 150620

Condition: Very Good


"First edition third impression hardback, 1963, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - spine a touch faded. 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

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Liszt (The Musicians)

By: Anthony Wilkinson

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Macmillan: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 151144

ISBN: ISBN 0333150643

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Musicians series, 1975, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges; blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Black And White Make Brown: An Account Of A Journey To The Cape Verde islands And Portuguese Guinea

Black And White Make Brown: An Account Of A Journey To The Cape Verde islands And Portuguese Guinea

By: Archibald Lyall

Price: £74.95

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1938

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180394

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1938, with no jacket. Ex library book, rebound in quality buckram boards, usual stamps and labels. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards shelfworn and tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to page-ends and endpapers but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Retains the fold-out map to p. 168 (creased and repaired). An excellent r... View more info

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The Career Of The Marquis De Mores In The Bad Lands Of North Dakota

By: Arnold O. Goplen

Price: £19.95

Publisher: The State Historical Society Of North Dakota: 1946

Seller ID: 180906

Condition: Very Good


First paperback edition reprinted from 'North Dakota History' Volume 13 Nos. 1 & 2, 1946, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - thick textured paper covers slightly rubbed and darkened to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, fold-out map and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Experiences

By: Arnold Toynbee

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 170232

ISBN: ISBN 0192152505

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint, 1970, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj spine slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding overall 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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The Story Of Clack's Farm

By: Arthur Billitt

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Ward Lock: 1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121829

ISBN: ISBN 070635995X

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1981, with clipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - scratch to dj rear cover. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." View more info