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Sent From Coventry

By: Bud Paul

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Brewin Books: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121673

ISBN: ISBN 0947731318

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1987, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good to near fine condition with only slight 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 crisp and bright throughout. Private copy, not an old library book. Photographs available." View more info

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Wayfaring Stranger

By: Burl Ives

Price: £10.95

Publisher: T. V. Boardman And Company Limited: 1952

Seller ID: 151185

Condition: Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1952, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing to edges and mild bump to front lower rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning 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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Fables et Oeuvres Diverses de J. La Fontaine avec des notes et une Nouvelle Notice sur sa vie

By: C. A. Walckenaer

Price: £49.95

Publisher: Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres: 1846

Seller ID: 130892

Condition: Very Good


"French-language hardback, 1846, with quarter-leather-bound marbeled paper-covered boards and no jacket as published. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - scuffing to corners and a little general rubbing, blind-stamped titles have lost gilding but gilt decoration with five raised bands to spine still bright. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - private period bookplate to ffep and two n... View more info

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Ezra Pound: The Last Rower

By: C. David Heyman

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Carol Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 130952

ISBN: ISBN 0806513241

Condition: Very Good


"First Citadel Press paperback, 1992, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - spine slightly faded and lower edges rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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A Nobody In Mashonaland

By: C. E. Finlason

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books Of Rhodesia: 1970

Seller ID: 181235

ISBN: ISBN 086920016X

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint in the Rhodesian Reprint Library series (Volume 9), 1970, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj spine just a touch faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions - owners bookplate to front pastedown; very slight spotting to page-ends but text and frontispiece portrait bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Memories

By: C. Kegan Paul

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1971

Seller ID: 160461

ISBN: ISBN 0710069448

Condition: Very Good


"First (thus) edition hardback, 1971, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - yellow dj slightly soiled and rubbed to edges with a couple of small chips; brown cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's signature to ffep; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available.... View more info

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Romney (Masterpieces In Colour)

By: C. Lewis Hind

Price: £8.95

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack:

Seller ID: 160394

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition in the Masterpieces In Colour series, c. 1910, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - buff-coloured boards, with colour on-lay to front panel, are rubbed to edges and lightly tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to rough-trimmed page-ends and endpapers but text and illustrations bright and cl... View more info

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Turner: Five Letters And A Postscript (Masterpieces In Colour)

By: C. Lewis Hind

Price: £9.95

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack:

Seller ID: 160423

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition in the Masterpieces In Colour series, c. 1910, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - buff-coloured boards, with colour on-lay to front panel, are rubbed to edges and marked to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to reverse of ffep; light tanning to rough-trimmed page-ends and endpapers but text and illustrations ... View more info

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Mary Chesnut's Civil War

By: C. Vann Woodward (editor)

Price: £39.95

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170993

ISBN: 0300024592

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing hardback, 1981, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed and toned to spine and edges with small chip to upper rear edge (now protected); blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends lightly dust-marked but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This copy was... View more info

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Knock Wood

By: Candice Bergen

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122302

ISBN: ISBN 024111358X

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1984, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but 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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Through Stormy Seas. Some of the spiritual crises in my life afloat.

By: Captain E.G.Carre

Price: £8.00

Publisher: "London, ", Pickering and Ingliss.:

Seller ID: 110038

Condition: Good


5 x 7.25. 96 pages. Red cloth boards slightly faded and soiled, some signs of handling and shelfwear. Binding nice and tight, text clear with some minor tanning and a little foxing to page ends. Front flysheet has been removed. 10 photographs and illustrations. Slightly larger than normal text size. A rare and interesting book detailing one professional seaman's struggles with his faith during his career at sea. In good condition for reading and keeping. View more info

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London To Philadelphia: The Story Of A Quaker Family 1670-1689

By: Caroline C. Graveson

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Bannisdale Press: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131632

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1954, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj lightly shelfworn with wear at spine head and tail and scuff to front upper rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Biography

By: Carolly Erickson

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1993

Seller ID: 122285

Condition: Near Fine


"First BCA edition hardback, 1993, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with no significant signs of handling and storage - dj spine very slightly faded. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. A particulalry nice copy. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Baby Doll. An Autobiogrpahy

By: Carroll Baker

Price: £14.95

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1984

Seller ID: 111238

ISBN: 491034520

Condition: Near Fine


"First UK Edition hardback, 1984, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition - dj with slight signs of handling and storage; maroon cloth boards, with bright gilt titles to spine, slightly tanned to edges and spine head creased. Binding tight and square - appears virtually unread, no annotations or inscriptions, page-ends very slightly marked but text and photographs clean and bright throughout." View more info

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Portraits With Backgrounds

By: Catherine Barjansky, with Elinore Denniston

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: 1948

Seller ID: 180946

Condition: Good


First UK edition hardback, 1948, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition in a fair dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj generally rubbed with small chips, nicks and creases to edges (now protected); red cloth boards slightly faded and rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Carlo Gesualdo: Prince Of Venosa. Musician And Murderer

By: Cecil Gray and Philip Heseltine

Price: £49.95

Publisher: "Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd; J. Curwen & Sons, Ltd": 1926

Seller ID: 140847

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1926, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges and spine a touch tanned. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends and some light spotting here and there but text, musical examples and plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Star Over Gobi: The Story Of Mildred Cable

By: Cecil Northcott

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Lutterworth Press: 1966

Seller ID: 131738

Condition: Very Good


"Fourth impression hardback, 1966, with unclipped 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 - name to ffep; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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And So To America

By: Cecil Roberts

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1946

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150747

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1946, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cloth boards slightly soiled, corners gently rounded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning and slight 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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Half Way: An Autobiography

By: Cecil Roberts

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd: 1936

Seller ID: 171376

Condition: Good


Fifth popular edition hardback, 1936, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cream cloth boards lightly tanned to spine and edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - gift inscription neat to ffep dated 1940; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Small Talk At Wreyland

By: Cecil Torr

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Cambridge At The University Press: 1926

Seller ID: 190065

Condition: Good


First abridged edition hardback, 1926, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - original buckram boards a touch darkened. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation - brief Xmas gift inscription to front endpaper dated 1926 and owners bookplate to front pastedown; text, map and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info