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ACKROYD, PETER
Dickens
London, Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 1 85619 000 5). Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in black cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. Jacket spine is sunned. Jacket slightly creased along edges with small closed tear at base of spine. Patterned end papers. Free of inscriptions. Clean text with b/w plates. This is a heavy book and may require additional postage. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 033560
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.37 | JP¥ 2102]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1856190005

 
ACKROYD, PETER
Dickens
London, Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 1 85619 000 5). Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in black cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. "SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE." Patterned end papers. Inscription on verso of FFE. Clean text with b/w plates. This is a very heavy book and may require additional postage. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 034429
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.37 | JP¥ 2102]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1856190005

 
ACKROYD, PETER
Thames: Sacred River
St Helens, The Book People. 2007, Reprint. Hardco12m, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Copy in illustrated paper on boards with slip jacket. Illustrated end papers. Free of inscriptions. Clean text with colour & b/w plates. This is a heavy book and may require additional postage. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 034453
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.46 | JP¥ 701]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: : Sckroyd

 
ALEXANDER, PETER F
William Plomer; A Biography
Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1990, First Paperback Edition. (ISBN: 0 19 282731 6). Paperback, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in illustrated card wraps. Card wraps lightly creased on corners. Jacket spine lightly sunned and creased. Previous owners inscription on half title page. Clean text with b/w plates. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 030303
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.46 | JP¥ 701]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ; 0192827316

 
ALLEN, BERNARD M
Gordon and the Sudan
London, Macmillan & Co. 1931, First Editiion. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in navy cloth on boards with gilt decoration on cover abd gilt title on spine. Spine rubbed at head/foot. Hinges and endpapers clean and sound with one small owner's inscrition. Frontis with b/w plates and coloured maps. Text clean and complete. One internal crack in binging, otherwise firm. Scare record of one of Britain's military heroes. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 027127
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.57 | JP¥ 7008]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biogrpahy

 
ANDERSON, WILLIAM (COMP)
The Works of Lord Byron Volume I
Edinburgh, A Fullerton & Co. Calf, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Copy in full calf with gilt title and decoration on spine. Spine is rubbed at head/foot with small portion missing at head of spine. Boards and spine scuffed. Cracks in front and rear hinges. Small booksellers label on front paste down. Previous owners inscription on front spare end paper. Numerous b/w illustrations with tissue guards which have l foxing and offsetting. Clean text. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 019967
GBP 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 21.95 | JP¥ 2383]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: a Fullerton

 
ANON
Life of General Gordon
London, Walter Scott. 1890, Reprint. Hardcover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Copy in red cloth on boards with gilt title and decoration on cover and spine. Undated but appears circo 1890. Spine light sunned and worn at head/foot. Corners lightly bumped. Slight cracks in front and rear hinges. Sporadic light foxing to folio edges. Free of inscriptions. Clean text. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 032104
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.33 | JP¥ 1121]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ANON
Sir Peter Scott at 80; A Retrospective
Gloucester, Alan Sutton; Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museums. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0 86299 651 1). Paperback, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in illustrated card wraps. Bottom corner of upper cover lightly creased. Free of inscriptions. Clean text with colour and b/w plates. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 030242
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.46 | JP¥ 701]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 80; 0862996511

 
ANSON, CAPTAIN W V
The Life of Lord Anson; The Father of the British Navy 1697-1762
London, John Murray. 1912, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in blue cloth on boards with gilt decoration on cover and spine with white titles. Spine slightly rubbed at head/foot. Spine lightly sunned. Slight rippling on lower cover. Corners bumped. Cracks in front and rear hinges which has loosened contents. Previous owners inscription on FFE. Light tanning to front and rear end pages. A few light internal cracks. Clean text with b/w plates. Rough cut pages. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 028805
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.04 | JP¥ 981]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ; 1697 1762 Walter Vernon

 
ARHTUR, SIR GEORGE
Life of Lord Kitchener Volume II
London, Macmillan and Co. 1920, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in blue cloth on boards with gilt title on spine. Spine rubbed at head/foot. Spine is sunned. Corners lightly bumped.Black and white frontis with tissue guard. Sporadic light foxing to folio edges. Rough cut pages. Clean text. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 033132
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1402]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Arthur

 
ARTHUR, SIR GEORGE
King George V
London, Jonathan Cape. 1929, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in blue cloth on boards with gilt title on spine. Spine rubbed at head/foot, Upper board edge has some slight damp discolouration. Spine lightly sunned. Slight tanning to front and rear end papers. Previous owners inscription on FFE. Sporadic light foxing to folio fore-edges, otherwise clean text and b/w plates. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 023645
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.46 | JP¥ 701]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1929 Jonathan Cape

 
ARTHUR, SIR GEORGE
Life of Lord Kitchener Volume II
London, Macmillan & Co. 1920, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in blue cloth on boards with gilt title on spine. Spine slightly rubbed at head/foot. Spine is sunned. Black and white frontis with tissue guard. Slight tanning and foxing to early and late folios. Sporadic light foxing to folio edges. Rough cut pages. Free of inscriptions. Clean text. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 028940
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1402]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ARTHUR, GEORGE
Life of Lord Kitchener; Volume I of a Three Volume Set
London, Macmillan and Co. 1920, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in navy cloth on boards with gilt title on spine. Spine is worn at head/foot and along side edges. Spine is sunned. Boards lightly scuffed. Corners bumped. Light foxing and tanning to frontis and tanning to tissue guard. Several light internal cracks. Rought cut pages. Sporadic light foxing to folio edges. Clean text with map illustrations. Free of inscriptions. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 033227
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1402]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ARTHUR BRYANT
Nelson
London, Collins. 1970, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good copy in Good- unclipped D/W. Wrapper has chipping to top/tail spine and some small tears to top edge. Copy has colour and b/w plates and illustrated endpapers. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 000476
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.87 | JP¥ 420]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Navy Collins 1970

 
ASPREY, ROBERT B
The Rise and Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte; Volume I The Rise
London, Little Brown & Co. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 0 316 64469 2). Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in black cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. Maops as end papers. Free of inscriptions. Clean and flat contents with occasional b/w illustrations. Appears unread. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 033561
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1402]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ; 0316644692

 
ASPREY, ROBERT B
Tghe Rise and Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte; Volume 2 The Fall
London, Little Brown and Co. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 0 316 85548 0). Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in black cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. Jacket slightly creased at head of spine. Maps as front and rear ed papers. Free of inscriptions. Clean and flat contents. Appears unread. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 033562
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1402]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ; 2 0316855480

 
BAINBRIDGE, HENRY CHARLES
Peter Carl Faberge; Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court
London, Spring Books. 1966, Reprint. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Copy in bnrown cloth on boards in clipped D/J. Small piece of sticky tape at base of front blurb flap. Previous owners inscription on FFE. Clean text with colour and b/w plates. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 027406
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.62 | JP¥ 1261]
Catalogue: Biography

 
BAKER, RICHARD
Schubert
London, Little Brown & Company. 1999, Reprint. (ISBN: 0 316 64368 8). Card Wraps, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Copy in illustrated card wraps. Previous owners inscription on half title page. Clean text with colour and b/w plates. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 023931
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.17 | JP¥ 561]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1999 Little Brown & Co 0316643688

 
BALFOUR, MICHAEL
The Kaiser and His Times
London, The Cresset Press. 1964, Proof Copy. Card Wraps, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in card wraps with black title on cover and spine. Spine is sunned. card wraps a little creased around edges. Ink margin notes and corrections, otherwise clean text and b/w plates. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 021394
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1402]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1964 Cresset Press

 
BALFOUR, GRAHAM
The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson Two Volume Set
London, Methuen & Co. 1901, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Two volume set in red cloth on boards with title plate on spines. Volume 1 spine slightly sunned and scuffed. Title plate chipped around edges. Light rubbing to head/foot of spine. Patterend end papers.Black and white frontis with tissue guard. Several light internal cracks. Clean text. Rough cut pages. Volume 2 spine lightly sunned and scuffed. Light rubbing to head/foot of spine. Paint stain at base of upper cover. Patterned end papers. Black and white frontis. Several light internal cracks. Clean text. Rough cut pages. Both volumes free of inscriptions. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 028804
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.91 | JP¥ 1402]
Catalogue: Biography

 
BALLARD, BRIG-GENERAL C R
Kitchener
London, Newnes. 1940, First Editiion. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall. Copy in blue cloth on boards with black title on spine. Very small white fleck mark on edge of upper spine. Corners lightly bumped. Very slight foxing to front and rear end papers. Previous ownrs inscription on FFE. A few light internal cracks. Clean text. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 027115
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.62 | JP¥ 1261]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Brig General

 
BANFIELD, STEPHEN
Gerald Finzi; An English Composer
London, Faber & Faberr. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 0 571 16269 X). Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in black cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. Jacket spine is sunned with some carry over to lower cover edges. Jacket lightly chipped and creased along edges. Sporadic light foxing to folio edges. Free of inscriptions. Clean text with b/w plates. Good/Good.
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Book number: 031919
GBP 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 21.95 | JP¥ 2383]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ; 057116269x

 
BARDENS, DENNIS
Elizabeth Fry
London, Chanadon Publications. 2004, First Edition. (ISBN: 0 9541973 5 6). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in grey cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. Light rubbing to base of board spine. Light chipping to head/ foot of jacket spine. Free of inscriptions. Clean text and b/w illustrations. Appears unread. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 022645
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.04 | JP¥ 981]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 2004 Chanadon Publications 0954197356

 
BARLOW, H S
Sweetenham
Kuala Lumpur, Southdene Sdn Bhd. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 983 99915 1 5). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in blue cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. Very slight rubbing to head/foot of spine. Maps as end papers. "SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON FFE". Previous owners inscription on half title page. Clean text with b/w plates and b/w illustrations. This is a heavy book and may require additional postage. Very Good/Very Good. By Author.
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Book number: 025210
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 81.75 US$ 90.4 | JP¥ 9811]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1995 Southdene Sdn Bhd 9839991515

 
BARNETT POTTER, URSULA
Barnett Potter A Fighter
Cape Town, Howard Timmins. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0 86978 110 3). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Copy in yellow cloth on boards in unclipped D/J. Light rubbing to head/foot of spine. Jacket spine lightly sunned. Previous owners bookplate on front paste down. Light foxing to folio fore-edges. Clean text and b/w plates. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 022549
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.75 | JP¥ 841]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1975 Howard Timmins 0869781103

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