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Image for The Life and Letters of Selina Countess of Huntingdon (two volumes)

The Life and Letters of Selina Countess of Huntingdon (two volumes)

By: A Member of the Houses of Shirley and Hastings [Seymour, Aaron Crossley H]

Price: £38.50

Publisher: William Edward Painter: 1840

Seller ID: 192161

Condition: Good


hardback, two volumes, 8vo, blind stamped cloth lettered gilt to spines, armorial gilt to upper boards, re-cased at some point with new endpapers, underlining and some notation, b&w portrait frontis, publisher lists to rear of both volumes, a good only set, tightly bound 488 & 544pp View more info

Image for Zaheer Abbas: An Autobiography

Zaheer Abbas: An Autobiography

By: Abbas, Zaheer & Foot, David

Price: £13.65

Publisher: World's Work: 1983

Seller ID: 216437

ISBN: 0437054209

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, text clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 159pp View more info

Image for Thomas Hardy - a critical study

Thomas Hardy - a critical study

By: Abercrombie, Lascelles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Martin Secker: 1927

Seller ID: 208216

Condition: Good


hardback, quarter yellow cloth with title in black to spine, paper covered boards knocked at corners o/w a very good tightly bound copy, minor foxing to rough-trimmed edges, text clean and unmarked, 194pp View more info

Image for Mr Pepys of Seething Lane

Mr Pepys of Seething Lane

By: Abernethy, Cecil

Price: £6.95

Publisher: W H Allen: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 229473

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a chipped pictorial dust wrapper that has some gummed paper repairs to verso, 384pp View more info

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Up the Lamb - a fictional autobiography

By: Ackerman, John

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Seren: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 183445

ISBN: 1854111876

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, 8vo, a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket, b&w plates, 125pp View more info

Image for Welsh Dylan - Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing, and his Wales

Welsh Dylan - Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing, and his Wales

By: Ackerman, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Granada: 1980

Seller ID: 167571

ISBN: 0586083502

Condition: Good


binding cracked but all pages firmly in place, b&w illustrations, 143pp View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £7.65

Publisher: BCA: 1999

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 216221

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a pictorial dust wrapper that has a closed tear across spine, colour and b&w plates, 434pp View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 232777

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, black cloth lettered gilt to spine, crease to head of pictorial dust wrapper, a very good tightly bound copy, illustrated, 434pp View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 221989

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, black cloth lettered gilt to spine, lacks dust wrapper, minor knock to tip of bottom corner of upper board, a very good tightly bound copy, illustrated, 434pp View more info

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Blake

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 2008

Seller ID: 233416

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, thick octavo, brown cloth lettered black and blocked with a design in black and gilt, dust wrapper not called for with this printing. A near fine tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, 455pp. Housed in a well preserved slipcase. View more info

Image for Charles M Russell - the Cowboy Artist, a biography

Charles M Russell - the Cowboy Artist, a biography

By: Adams, Ramon E & Britzman, Homer E

Price: £18.15

Publisher: Trail's End Publishers: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 214954

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, burgundy cloth lettered gilt to spine, no dust wrapper, pictorial endpapers, a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, colour plates, b&w illustrations, 350pp View more info

Image for The Noble Revolt : The Overthrow of Charles I

The Noble Revolt : The Overthrow of Charles I

By: Adamson, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224775

ISBN: 0297842625

Condition: Very Good


hardback, thick octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a near fine pictorial dust wrapper, neat signature of a previous owner, the text remains clean and unmarked, colour plates, 742pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 187097

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, brown cloth backstrip slightly faded & lettered gilt, very good in a rubbed & marked slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 181122

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, brown cloth backstrip lettered gilt, very good although lacking slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 177797

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, brown cloth backstrip lettered gilt, very good in original slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 177632

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, red cloth backstrip lettered gilt, very good in original slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 190257

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, red cloth backstrip lettered gilt, bookplate of a previous owner on front pastedown, no slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

Image for Worthy Dr Fuller

Worthy Dr Fuller

By: Addison, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 203738

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, page edges a little age-toned but o/w a very good tightly bound copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust wrapper, b&w portrait frontis, b&w plates, 298pp View more info

Image for Over to You, Aggers - a cricketing odyssey

Over to You, Aggers - a cricketing odyssey

By: Agnew, Jonathan

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 233996

ISBN: 0575064544

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, text clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 238pp View more info

Image for GREAT SOULS: SIX WHO CHANGED THE CENTURY

GREAT SOULS: SIX WHO CHANGED THE CENTURY

By: Aikman, David

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Word Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 149878

ISBN: 0849909651

Condition: Very Good


hardback, a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper, 388pp, ISBN:0849909651 View more info

Image for Custodian of the two holy mosques, King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz

Custodian of the two holy mosques, King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz

By: al-Farsy, Fouad

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Knight Communications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 183229

ISBN: 1874132178

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 4to, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket, illustrated throughout in full colour, 282pp View more info

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Monsieur Proust

By: Albaret, Celeste (as told to Georges Belmont)

Price: £11.15

Publisher: Collins: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 217408

ISBN: 0002625040

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved dust wrapper, critical notes of a previous owner to rear blank, text unmarked and clean, 387pp View more info

Image for The Nature Novel from Hardy to Lawrence

The Nature Novel from Hardy to Lawrence

By: Alcorn, J.M.

Price: £11.65

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 207524

ISBN: 0333211952

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper that has slightly faded to spine & is now enclosed within a protective non-adhesive clear film sleeve, text clean and unmarked, 129pp View more info

Image for Catherine the Great : Life and Legend

Catherine the Great : Life and Legend

By: Alexander, John T

Price: £10.65

Publisher: Folio Society: 2000

Seller ID: 197329

Condition: Fine


hardback, Royal 8vo, red Jacquard patterned binding lettered gilt on black to spine, no dust wrapper issued for this edition, a fine tightly bound clean and unmarked copy in a fine pictorial slipcase, coloured and b&w plates, xxiv+532pp View more info

Image for ALAN PATON, a biography

ALAN PATON, a biography

By: Alexander, Peter F

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 104097

ISBN: 0198112378

Condition: Very Good


hardback, very good in very good dust wrapper, b&w illustrations, xviii & 510pp ISBN:0198112378 View more info

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JOHN the twenty-third

By: Algisi, Leone

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Catholic Book Club: 1966

Seller ID: 139961

Condition: Good


hardback, green cloth lettered black to spine, minor foxing along top edge, corners of boards very slightly bumped o/w very good in a chipped dust wrapper, 288pp View more info

Image for An Indian Dynasty : The Story of the Nehru-Gandhi Family

An Indian Dynasty : The Story of the Nehru-Gandhi Family

By: Ali, Tariq

Price: £17.50

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 208060

ISBN: 0399130748

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good tightly bound copy in a chipped and crease pictorial dust wrapper, small address label of a previous owner on front pastedown, text clean and unmarked, b&w plates, 318pp View more info

Image for Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, Esq (two volumes)

Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, Esq (two volumes)

By: Allardyce, Alexander (memoir by W K R Bedford)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 199020

Condition: Good


hardback, two volumes, 8vo, red cloth lettered gilt, gilt monogram to upper boards, cloth rubbed to extremities of volume one, half inch split at head of upper joint and head and tail of spine rubbed to same, volume two much better, hinges starting but binding tight, coloured frontis to volume one, illustrated throughout, tipped in label, hand written 'Sent by the desire of the Rev W K R Bedford', 589 & 613pp, a heavy set which may result in a request for additional postage if ordered from some overseas destinations View more info

Image for The Abbe Paul Couturier, Apostle of Christian Unity

The Abbe Paul Couturier, Apostle of Christian Unity

By: Allchin, A M

Price: £5.45

Publisher: Faith Press: 1960

Seller ID: 225214

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback, a very good tightly bound copy, 16pp View more info

Image for Sir Aubrey : A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith, England Cricketer, West End Actor, Hollywood Film Star

Sir Aubrey : A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith, England Cricketer, West End Actor, Hollywood Film Star

By: Allen, David Rayvern

Price: £47.85

Publisher: Elm Tree Books: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 225623

ISBN: 0241105900

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, price clipped pictorial dust wrapper is well preserved, b&w plates, 172pp View more info