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Early Life of D H Lawrence, Ada Lawrence, G Stuart Gelder
1 Ada Lawrence, G Stuart Gelder Early Life of D H Lawrence
London Martin Secker 1932 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on the early life of D H Lawrence. 218 pages in overall clean condition, just some occasional light foxing which is heavier on the endpapers and first and last couple of pages, the pages are untrimmed on two sides. Many B/w photographs, all present as listed. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean, gold lettering dulled on spine. a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Alf's Story, Alf Howick
2 Alf Howick Alf's Story
UK Alf Howick 1999 First Edition Card Covers Near Fine No Jacket Card Covers 21 X 15 Cms 
Privately printed card cover book describing the life of Alf Howick, a life invoving traction engines and enginering projects. 95 pages with many old photographs. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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By Myself, Bacall, Lauren SIGNED
3 Bacall, Lauren SIGNED By Myself
London Jonathan Cape 1979 022401692x / 9780224016926 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Signed by Author
Very informative autobiography by Hollywood star Lauren Bacall, SIGNED by her on front endpaper and again on dedication page with Tony underneath signature, possibly person who owned the book. Contains 377 pages in very bright clean condition just some small spots to top outer edges, not inside., Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Blowing My Own Trumpet, Ball, Kenny SIGNED
4 Ball, Kenny SIGNED Blowing My Own Trumpet
London John Blake Publishing 2004 1904034837 / 9781904034834 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
Biography ogf Jazz trumpeter Kenny Ball. 271 pages with many photographs, book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean . INSCRIBED by KENNY BALL on front endpaper To Rick cheers Kenny Ball 16/07/05. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Grand Eccentrics: Turning the Century Dayton and the Inventing of America, Bernstein, Mark SIGNED
5 Bernstein, Mark SIGNED Grand Eccentrics: Turning the Century Dayton and the Inventing of America
Wilmington, Ohio, U.S.A. Orange Frazer Pr Inc 1996 1882203127 / 9781882203123 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches Inscribed By Author
Excellent book on the lives of 6 individuals around Dayton Ohio who achieved remarkable success in their endevours, Orville and Wilbur Wright, Charles Kettering, John H Patterson, Arthur Morgan and James Cox. 271 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean. INSCRIBED by author MARK BERNSTEIN opposite title page To r... j... and the rest of the London ???? come back soon and learn more about Daytona Mark Bernstein. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Particular Friendship, Bogarde, Dirk  SIGNED
6 Bogarde, Dirk SIGNED A Particular Friendship
London Viking 1989 0670829765 / 9780670829767 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Signed by Author
first edition of this book SIGNED by Dirk Bogarde on title page. 100 pages in bright clean condition with previous owners details on front endpaper To paul with love from Liz. Dustwrapper is bright just background lightly faded on spine and price clipped. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Great Meadow an Evocation, Bogarde, Dirk  SIGNED
7 Bogarde, Dirk SIGNED Great Meadow an Evocation
London Viking 1992 0670847585 / 9780670847587 Reprint Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Signed by Author
An account of the actor Dirk Bogarde's childhood on the Sussex downs between 1927 to 1934. SIGNED by DIRK BOGARDE on title page, 207 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clippedtwo small diagonal creases to rear inner flap of wrapper where it has been closed carelessly. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Snakes and Ladders, Bogarde, Dirk  SIGNED
8 Bogarde, Dirk SIGNED Snakes and Ladders
London Chatto and Windus 1978 070112377x / 9780701123772 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches Signed by Author
Signed first edition of this second part of the autobiography of Dirk Bogarde, 339 pages, both book and dustwrapper in bright clean condition just a little light browning to edges of wrapper and very light creasing to top of spine a very small area, wrapper is price clipped.SIGNED by DIRK BOGARDE on title page, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca, Brian Tunstall
9 Brian Tunstall Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca
London Philip Allan and Co Ltd 1928 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Excellent book on the life of Admiral Byng, 293 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last few pages and occasionaly on some inner pages and outer edges of pages, previous owners details written on inside of front board and pasted in bookplte on front endpaper with neat name. Many B/w illustrations, maps and plans, plus very informative text, no dustwrapper, outer boards are clean, slightly darkened on spine. A nice sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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My Life, Bruyne, Norman De
10 Bruyne, Norman De My Life
London, United Kingdom Midsummer Books Ltd 1996 1851830804 / 9781851830800 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 24 Cms X 15.5 Cms 
Autobiography of an academic who moved on to a very successful career in industry including the aviation industry as well as producing scientific papers and giving lectures. 173 pages both book and dustwrapper are in very good clean condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Stanley Spencer at War, Carline, Richard
11 Carline, Richard Stanley Spencer at War
London Faber and Faber 1978 0571110282 / 9780571110285 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Splendid book on Stanley Spencer and his art in the First World War. 224 pages in very bright clean condition with many B/w photographs and illustrations. Dustwrapper is bright and clean just very slight fading to spine, price clipped on inner flap. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Paul Philip Barraud: A study of a fine chronometer maker, and of his relatives, associates and successors in the family business 1750-1929, Cedric Jagger
12 Cedric Jagger Paul Philip Barraud: A study of a fine chronometer maker, and of his relatives, associates and successors in the family business 1750-1929
London The Antiquarian Horological Society 1968 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches 
Very informative book on the Chronometer maker Paul Philip Barraud,177 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little dusty on edges with some small foxing spots. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 78.00 GBP
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The History of St Cuthbert, Charles Archbishop of Glasgow
13 Charles Archbishop of Glasgow The History of St Cuthbert
London Burns and Oates Limited 1887 Third Edition Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 6 Inches 
An account of the life of St Cuthbert his life, decease and miracles, his wanderings at intervals during 74 years. Third edition with 363 pages, several illustrations and maps. Pages are clean just very light browning to extreme edges, pages are untrimmed on two sides, gold on top. School prize sticker on inside front cover dated 28-6-10 this has name rubbed away on the sticker, missionary stamps on two pages. Outer boards are worn with boards showing through on corners and wear to edges with small splits to top of spine. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Tennis Today, Christine Truman SIGNED
14 Christine Truman SIGNED Tennis Today
London Arthur Barker Ltd 1961 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches Signed by Author
Splendid autobiography of the tennis player Christine Truman, SIGNED by her without dedication on title page, With best wishes Christine Truman. Neat former owners name on front endfpaper, 119 pages in very bright clean condition just some old inert tape marks on endpapers, no longer sticky. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean just slightly faded to spine, not price clipped. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.00 GBP
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High Command: The Stories of Sir Winston Churchill and General Montgomery, Clifford Makins
15 Clifford Makins High Command: The Stories of Sir Winston Churchill and General Montgomery
Leicester UK Dragons Dream 1981 9063329016 / 9789063329013 First Edition Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 11 x 8 Inches Frank Bellamy 
Book in coic strip form telling the stories of Winston Churhill and General Montgomery, illustrations by Frank Bellamy and captions by Clifford Makins. 93 printed pages in bright clean condition, a couple of pages have creases to the corners, Nearly every page has colour illustrations,all present as called for NO dustwrapper, illustrated card covers have a few creasesand a few light marks. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Andy Cole : Autobiography, Cole, Andy  SIGNED Fitton, Peter
16 Cole, Andy SIGNED Fitton, Peter Andy Cole : Autobiography
London Manchester United Books 1999 0233997377 / 9780233997377 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 22.5 x 14 Cms Signed by Author
Autobiography of Andy Cole 244 pages recounting his childhood and subsequent life in football . Many photographs in colour and B/w SIGNED by ANDY COLE on title page. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean, tiny piece of clear tape on top of wrapper, few very light creases top and bottom of spine, wrapper price clipped and some light indentations to surface of wrapper. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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Meret Oppenheim : Defiance in the Face of Freedom, Curiger, Bice
17 Curiger, Bice Meret Oppenheim : Defiance in the Face of Freedom
Massachusetts MIT Press 1989 0262031655 / 9780262031653 First English Edition Cloth Covered Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x11 Inches 
Very informative book on Meret Oppenheim, biographical detail, critical interpretation and catalogue raisonne. 275 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, light wear to top edges with tiny tear top of wrapper spine, HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 26.00 GBP
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Harvest Home, D J Squire SIGNED
18 D J Squire SIGNED Harvest Home
Laleham UK D J Squire 1977 First Edition Illustrated Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 21 X 15 Cms Signed by Author
Autobiography of D J Squire who built up the Squires Garden centres business. A very interesting account of his early life and the rise of his business. 92 pages with many old photographs. SIGNED by D J SQUIRE on front cover.book is very bright and clean SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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John the Great the Life and Times of John L Sullivan, Donald Barr Chidsey
19 Donald Barr Chidsey John the Great the Life and Times of John L Sullivan
London Chapman and Hall 1947 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Excellent biography of the great American boxer, prize fighter. 337 pp packed with information plus photographs. Book and wrapper very good, minor browning to endpapers, previous owner's neat inscription on front endpaper, wrapper a little dusty and a couple of small closed tears but still a very nice attractive copy. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Regency Rakes, E Beresford Chancellor
20 E Beresford Chancellor The Regency Rakes
London Philip Allan and Co Ltd 1925 Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
From the series Lives of the Rakes tis is volume vi descibing the lives of George the Fourth, the Royal Dukes and others. 235 pages in overall clean condition just some browning to endpapers and some small light foxing spots throughout. Many B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper. outer boards a little worn on edges and corners, label on spine is browned, bright clean spare label at rear of book. Dated 1925 possible first edition but not sure. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 19.99 GBP
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