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Memoirs of Sir John Reresby, Edited By Andrew Browning
21 Edited By Andrew Browning Memoirs of Sir John Reresby
Glasgow Jackson and Co 1936 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Plus Card Covers 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book of the Memoirs of Sir John Reresby, 626 pages in bright clean condition just some light foxing to outer edges of pages and very occasional spots inside, some red underlining on page 80 see image. Very informative text, dustwrapper is a little browned with small tears and creases on edges, not price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Diary of Francis Fynn, Edited James Stuart, D McK.  Malcolm
22 Edited James Stuart, D McK. Malcolm The Diary of Francis Fynn
Pietermaritzburg Shuter and Shooter 1950 First Limited Numbered Edition Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Very informative book compiled from the diary of Francis Fynn recounting his life as the first white settler in Natal 1824-1836. Contains 348 pages in bright clean condition just neat former owners name and address on front endpaper. Stamp on front endpaper showing book is from a limited edition of 1700 this is number 1444, Many B/w illustrations,3 fold out maps at rear, all present as called for plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is worn on edges, few small tears and slightly browned not price clipped, Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.95 GBP
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Khrushchev a Biography, Edward Crankshaw
23 Edward Crankshaw Khrushchev a Biography
London Collins 1966 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Excellent book on the Russian leader, from a child to the leader of russia. 317 pages in overall clean condition just some very light browning to outer edges of pages and endpaper edges, a couple of light old selotape marks on endpapers. Many old B/w photographs plus very informative text, dustwrapper is bright and clean, a little worn on edges with a few tiny tears to edges, slight yellowing to white background.A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Milestones Along My Memory Road 1925 to 1990s, Eric C Moye
24 Eric C Moye Milestones Along My Memory Road 1925 to 1990s
Chelmsford UK Avalon Associates 2001 0952944014 / 9780952944010 Second Edition Gold Embossed Buckram Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 12 x 8 Inches 
Autobiography of Eric C Moye revolving around his love of lorries and transport. 98 pages with details of his life in wrtime and peace, many B/w and colour photographs accompany the text. On front endpaper is handwritten Certified No 202 of a privately published limited edition author Eric C Moye. This is believed to be in author's own hand writing but cannot be sure.Gold label with Publisher's details stuck on inside front board. Outer covers are bright and clean just some marks to bottom rear. A very nice, bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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An E J Keepsake, Eric Rowe
25 Eric Rowe An E J Keepsake
London Decimus Publishing 1982 First Limited Edition Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Very informative book on the life of Albert Edward Everett Jones who founded an advertising agency in London in 1934 limited edition of 200 this is number 185. Contains 98 pages in very bright clean condition, several colour and B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are marbled paper covered boards with blue spine, boards lightly rubbed on edges. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Autobiography of Ethel Firebrace, Ethel Firebrace
26 Ethel Firebrace The Autobiography of Ethel Firebrace
London The Cresset Press, 1937 First Edition Cloth Covered Boards. Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
First edition of the autobiography of Ethel Firebrace, 224 pages in clean condition with light foxing throughout , many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper.outer boards are clean with very slight discolouration to spine. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 589.00 GBP
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Richard Fyson Cabinet Maker Legacy of a Master Craftsman, Felicity French, Christopher Fyson
27 Felicity French, Christopher Fyson Richard Fyson Cabinet Maker Legacy of a Master Craftsman
UK Fyson Publishing 2012 0957244304 / 9780957244306 First Edition Illustrated Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 13 x 9 Inches 
Excellent book on the liofe and works of this master craftsmen, maker and designer of ornate objects in wood both large and small from a chair to huge items in churches and colleges,285 pages in very bright clean condition, many colouir, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean,very slight crease to rear, not price clipped.HEAVY BOOK 2.4Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 79.00 GBP
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Felix J C Pole His Book, Felix J C Pole
28 Felix J C Pole Felix J C Pole His Book
Bracknell UK Town and Country Press Ltd 1968 Reprint Boards Very Good Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
This is the first issue for the public of a book originally privately printed in 1954 for friends of the author,233 pages in bright clean condition with some browning to endpapers and first and last couple of blank pages. Many photographs and illustrations accompny the infornmative text. Dustwrapper is worn on the edgeswith small losses and tiny tears, not price clipped. A sound book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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A Millionaire in Memories, Frank Gerald
29 Frank Gerald A Millionaire in Memories
London George Routledge and Sons Limited 1936 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Autobiography of a very eventful and adventurous life in New Zealand, 344 pages in overall clean condition just some occasional light foxing and lengthy insciption on front endpaper by someone who knew the author and describes his memories of him. Many B/w photographs,all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper outer boards are bright with just a few light marks. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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An Autobiography, Frank Lloyd Wright
30 Frank Lloyd Wright An Autobiography
New York Longmans Green and Company 1938 Reprint Decorative Cloth Cover Boards Good Plus No Jacket Limp Cover 9 x 7 Inches 
Excellent autobiography of architect Frank Lloyd Wright ,371 pages text plus 22 pages of b/w photographs all in bright clean condition, previous owners small address label stuck onto front endpaper, NO dustwrapper, illustrated flxible cloth covered boards are lightly browned on edges and spine with a few small foxing spots to rear A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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The Life and Letters of Sebastian Ziani De Ferranti, Gertrude Ziani De Ferranti SIGNED and Richard Ince
31 Gertrude Ziani De Ferranti SIGNED and Richard Ince The Life and Letters of Sebastian Ziani De Ferranti
London Williams and Norgate Ltd 1934 First Edition Glazed Gold Embossed Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 22.5 x 15 Cms Inscribed By Author
This is the life of Sebastian Ziani De Ferranti who introduced the Ferranti alternator to radio as well as pioneering work in connection with electrical transmission and lighting. Written by his widow and brother in law, 240 pages with many illustrations INSCRIBED by Gertrude Ziani De Ferranti on front endpaper " For Mr and Mrs Marks with many thanks for their kindness from Mrs G Z de Ferranti June 4th 1957" Book is clean and bright, little light browning to endpapers and some spotting on top outer edges of pages where something has splashed on to them, this does not go inside the book and is not very unsightly. Dustwrapper is a little yellowed on spine and edges with a few light marks and tiny tear on top of spine, a little wear on corners. Overall a pleasing copy especially with signature. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Ryan Giggs: My Story, Giggs, Ryan SIGNED
32 Giggs, Ryan SIGNED Ryan Giggs: My Story
London Virgin Books 1994 185227459x / 9781852274597 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 10 Inches Inscribed By Author
Autobiography of the footballer Ryan Giggs, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by him on title page, Bernadette best wishes Ryan Giggs. 125 pages in bright clean condition, many colour photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, some light marks on boards.. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.99 GBP
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Ginger: my story, Ginger Rogers SIGNED
33 Ginger Rogers SIGNED Ginger: my story
London Headline Book Publishing 1991 0747204292 / 9780747204299 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Signed by Author
Very informative autobiography by Ginger Rogers, Hollywood legend , SIGNED by her on title page, 402 pages in overall bright clean condition just slight browning to extreme edges of pages as usual due to quality of paper used in publication. 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 couple of creases to inside front flap where book has been shut carelessly. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Greavsie : My Autobiography, Greaves, Jimmy SIGNED
34 Greaves, Jimmy SIGNED Greavsie : My Autobiography
London Time Warner Books 2003 0316725293 / 9780316725293 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Signed by Author
Very bright clean first edition in very good dustwrapper, 406 pages many photographs. INSCRIBED by JIMMY GREAVES on title page To Keith Happy Birthday Jimmy Greaves. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 12.99 GBP
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The Remarkable Beatrix Potter, Grinstein, Alexander SIGNED
35 Grinstein, Alexander SIGNED The Remarkable Beatrix Potter
Madison USA International UNIVERSITIES PRESS INC 1995 0823657892 / 9780823657896 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
Excellent biography of Beatrix Potter, 328 pages in very bright clean condition, very informative text. INSCRIBED by AUTHOR on front endpaper To Lady El... W.... with many thanks for your help and with kindest best wishes A Grinstein. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean very light wear to edges and a couple of small closed tears, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk, Hardyment, Christina
36 Hardyment, Christina Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk
London Jonathan Cape 1988 0224025902 / 9780224025904 First Edition Paperback Illustrated Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 5 Inches 
First paperback edition of this book which traces the people and places written about in the Swallow and Amazons adventures by Arthur Ransome. 224 pages with many old photographs and drawings. Book is bright and clean a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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O Sobe O posedlosti a Vztazich, Helena Sukova SIGNED
37 Helena Sukova SIGNED O Sobe O posedlosti a Vztazich
Czechoslovakia caMis, 1998 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
Excellent autobiography by Helena Sukova, her life in Tennis and her private life, INSCRIBED by HELENA SUKOVA on title page, dedicated to a name I cannot read. TEXT in CZECHOSLOVAKIAN no English translation. 160 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text in Czechoslovakian, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Tinker and the Talisman, Hudson, Alan SIGNED
38 Hudson, Alan SIGNED Tinker and the Talisman
London Welcome to Life UK 2004 0954833708 / 9780954833701 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
Excellent book on the life of footballer Alan Hudson, 565 pages in bright clean condition just some light browning to outer edges of pages. INCCRIBED by ALAN HUDSON on title page To Br... and Ga... cheers enjoy Alan Hudson 2005. Many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also bright and clean with a few light marks and tiny closed tear, a very nice copy also loose in book are three used tickets for Chelsea matches including the Carling Cup Final 2005 ChelseaV Liverpool SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Allegra, Iris Origo
39 Iris Origo Allegra
London Leonard and Virginia Woolf Hogarth Press 1935 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
First edition of this biography of Lord Byron's daughter, 119 pages in overall clean condition just dome foxing spots to endpapers, first and last few pages and outer edges of pages coming into a few blank margins, the majority of pages are bright and clean,previous owners address sticker on inside front board, 4 B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is foxed with some browning to edges and heavier to spine, not price clipped, outer yellow boards are bright front and back but with small mark to rear and some marking to sine see images, Not perfect but still a good example of this book in wrapper SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 33.00 GBP
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In The Name Of The Father, the Daughter and the Holy Spirits: Remembering Roberto Rossellini, Isabella Rossellini SIGNED
40 Isabella Rossellini SIGNED In The Name Of The Father, the Daughter and the Holy Spirits: Remembering Roberto Rossellini
London Haus Publishing 2006 1904950914 / 9781904950912 First UK Edition Boards Fine Fine Hardcover 8 x 7 Inches Signed by Author
Excellent biography of film director Roberto Rossellini, written by his daughtrt Isabella Rossellini and SIGNED by her on title page. 144 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, contains bonus DVD in pocket at rear. An excellent example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.95 GBP
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