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A Book for Bookmen - Being Edited Manuscripts & Marginalia with Essays on Several Occasions

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Dulau & Co, 1926

Edition: First Edition


Square, tight hardback with faded spine. A little foxing to page edges. 284 pages including index. Essays on bookish matters. View more info

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A Century of English Essays - an Anthology Ranging from Caxton to R.L. Stevenson & the Writers of Our Own Time

By: Rhys Ernest & Vaughan Lloyd (chosen by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent, 1923

Edition: Reprint


Brown cloth with dulled gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 474pp + publisher's adverts. Sticker attached to rear fly pastedown. Previous owner's name in pencil on front fly. A clean, square tight copy being No 653 in the Everyman's Library series. View more info

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A Clergyman's Daughter

By: Orwell, George

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books, 1969

Edition: Reprint


Tanning to page edges else a good clean copy. Novel featuring Dorothy Hare who has landed 'on the shelf' a slave to her selfish, impecunious and ill-tempered father. 263 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Conversation with an Angel and Other Essays

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1929

Edition: Reprint


Internally clean copy with some shelfwear to covers and sunning to spine. 285 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Dear and Noble Boy : The Life and Letters of Louis Stokes 1897-1916

By: Barlow, R.A & Bowen, H.V (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper, 1995

Edition: First Edition


Unique and penetrating insight of one person's transition from the cloistered portals of Rugby to the horrors of trench warfare on the Western Front. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 190 including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Diary of The Lady : My First Year As Editor (SIGNED COPY)

By: Johnson, Rachel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books, 2011

Edition: Third Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author


Now with seven new chapters. Lightest signs of shelf life else a clean, tight paperback which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''To Hazel - Rachel Johnson''. 461 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Joy For Ever

By: Ruskin, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Allen, 1904


Red leather over soft card with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Leather is rubbed to spine with minor losses to spine ends. 274 pages. Top edge gilt. View more info

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A Little Bit British : Being the Diary of an Ulsterman, August 1969

By: Waddell, Martin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Tom Stacey Ltd, 1970

Edition: First Edition


Augustus Harland's very private, never previously published diary, concerned with what people believed to be happening, whether it happened or not. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 159 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Professional Hertfordshire Tramp : John Edwin Cussans, Historian of Hertfordshire

By: Deacon, Audrey and Walne, Peter (edited by)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ware, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire Record Society, 1987

Edition: First Edition


Volume 3 of the Hertfordshire Record Publications Series which gives a clear and comprehensive insight into Cussan's mind and opinions, and a rare glimpse of Hertfordshire people and places some 150 years ago. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing some sunning - 127 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Selection of Letters and Articles to the Editors: Kenya -1956 to 1972 : Britain - 1972 to 1998

By: Shah, H. D.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Not Stated, Not Stated, 1998


Views of a man-in-the-street. Good, square hardback with some sunning to page edges and felt pen mark to bottom edge. 275 pages including index. View more info

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A Short History of Christian Thought

By: Selwyn, E. Gordon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1949

Edition: Revised Edition


Part of the Christian Challenge Series. Concise but authoritative account of the principal phases of Christian thought and its leaders from the earliest days until modern times. Good, clean copy with some light sunning to page edges. Un-clipped d/w shows slight wear & tear. Previous owner's name to ffep. 137 pages including index. View more info

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A Soldier in Bedfordshire, 1941-1942 : The Diary of Private Denis Argent, Royal Engineers

By: Denis Argent, Patricia E. Malcolmson ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 2009

Edition: First Edition


Volume 88 in the Publications of the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Series. Day-by-Day account of the life of a soldier billeted in Bedfordshire in 1941-42 - who kept a remarkably detailed and probing diary. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing some light sunning - 194 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Against the Tide : Diaries, 1973-76

By: Benn, Tony

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1989

Edition: First Edition


Continues to fulfil expectations raised by Volumes I & II that Benn is publishing the major political diary of our day. Bright, square, large volume hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slight sunning to spine - 754 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Air Power Confronts an Unstable World

By: Hallion, Dr. Richard P. (editor)

Price: £52.50

Publisher: London, Brassey's, 1997

Edition: First English Edition


A series of essays that examine the critical role of air power in international security, focussing on how it can influence both combat and humanitarian operations. The first book to look systematically at air power issues from strategy through targeting and the effects of air operations to air power force projection. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 247 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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An Essay on the Principle of Population and a Summary View of the Principle of Population

By: Malthus, Thomas Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Pelican, 1970


Intoduction and analysis by Anthony Flew. Good copy with light browning to page edges and slight wear to covers. Contains both the full text of Malthus's original polemic of 1798 and his final restatement of 1830 : A Summary View. View more info