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The Dragon of Whaddon Being an Account of the Life and Work of Browne Willis 1682-1760, J G Jenkins
41 J G Jenkins The Dragon of Whaddon Being an Account of the Life and Work of Browne Willis 1682-1760
High Wycombe The Bucks Free Press 1953 First Edition Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 22 X 14 Cms 
A detailed biography of Browne Willis a noted Antiquary, historian, Buckinghamshire squire and character.255 pages with illustrations, in overall bright clean condition, a few light, small marks to margins of the frontispiece and back of some other illustrations, very minor. very light brown mark to top of title page and neat previous owners details in ink on both sides of the front endpaper. Dustwrapper is a little worn and rubbed on edges and small losses, few small creases and closed tears, price clipped. A pleasing copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Memories of Old Berkshire, Jane M Taylor O B E
42 Jane M Taylor O B E Memories of Old Berkshire
Newbury Berkshire UK Blacket Turner and Co Ltd Cloth Covered Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Memories of the author growing up on a farm in Berkshire, her earliest memory was 1887 Queen Victoria's Jubilee and then memories of bygone events and way of life. 50 pages in bright clean condition, not dated but must be late 1050s to early 1960s A very interesting historical insight to life in these times. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Fanny Brawne Fair Love of Keats a Biography, Joanna Richardson
43 Joanna Richardson Fanny Brawne Fair Love of Keats a Biography
London Thames and Hudson 1952 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Detailed biography of Fanny Brawne and her relationship with Keats, 190 pages in bright clean condition just light browning to outer edges of pages and some light browning and foxing to endpapers. Pink boards are bright with just a few light marks, dustwrapper is a little marked with some wear to edges and couple of very small closed tears on edges, wrapper is price clipped with some foxing and light brown staining on inside. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of an interesting, collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Heir  Apparent an Autobiography, Karan Singh SIGNED
44 Karan Singh SIGNED Heir Apparent an Autobiography
Delhi Oxford University Press 1983 Reprint Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
Very bright clean hardback in dustwrapper, second impression, couple of very light marks to wrapper. 171 pages in very bright clean condition.Autobiography of this statesman of India, INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper To Iv.. Hu.... with good wishes Karan Singh London 28th April 1983. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Sir Jeffry Wyatville : Architect to the King, Linstrum, Derek
45 Linstrum, Derek Sir Jeffry Wyatville : Architect to the King
Oxford Uk Clarendon Press Oxford 1972 0198171900 / 9780198171904 First Edition Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches 
Excellent book on this architect who remodelled Windsor castle for King George IV and was a very renowned country house architect. 279 pages in very bright clean condition just very slight browning to extreme edges of pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations and large pull out plans plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean but faded on spine, HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Bring Back the Birch, the Alan Birchenall Story, Mace, Paul, Alan Birchenall SIGNED
46 Mace, Paul, Alan Birchenall SIGNED Bring Back the Birch, the Alan Birchenall Story
Leicester Polar Publishing 2000 1899538178 / 9781899538171 First Edition Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 5 Inches Signed by Co Author
Biography of the footballer Alan Birchenall, 384 pages in very bright clean condition with many photographs. INSCRIBED by Alan Birchenall on title page To Rob best wishes Alan Birchenall. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 12.99 GBP
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Maire Rua : Lady of Leamaneh, MacNeill, Maire
47 MacNeill, Maire Maire Rua : Lady of Leamaneh
Ireland Ballinakella Press 1990 094653845x / 9780946538454 First Edition Illustrated Laminated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 7 Inches 
Biography of Maire Rua edited by Maureen Murphy. 122 pages in bright clean condition just the lightest of rubbing to edges, neat former owners name on front endpaper, many photographs, illustrations and maps. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Hamish: The Memoirs of Group Captain T.G.Mahaddie DSO,DFC,AFC, CZMC,CENG,FRAeS, Mahaddie, Hamish G.SIGNED
48 Mahaddie, Hamish G.SIGNED Hamish: The Memoirs of Group Captain T.G.Mahaddie DSO,DFC,AFC, CZMC,CENG,FRAeS
London Ian Allan 1990 071101826X / 9780711018266 Second Impression Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
Very informative book of the memoirs of Group Captain T G Mahaddie, 166 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. INSCRIBED with short message by HAMISH MAHADDIE on blank page opposite half title page, Signed Hamish. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, not price clipped, small closed tear to bottom left of wrapper, Hamish Mahaddie's address label on rear flap of wrapper probably his own book given and dedicated to the previous owner. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 24.99 GBP
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Stalky's Adventures, Major General L C Dunsterville
49 Major General L C Dunsterville Stalky's Adventures
London Jonathan Cape 1941 Reprint Boards Good Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Memoirs of Major General L C Dunsterville, the original Stalky as written about by Rudyard Kipling. 256 pages in overall clean condition just some foxing to first and last few pages and occasional other pages, a couple of pages with very light brown marks where flowers have ben left in , many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. First issue in the Odyssey library series. Dustwrapper is a little rubbed and worn on edges with some marking,though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 17.99 GBP
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Major Vivian Barry Rogers an Autobiography, Major Vivian Barry Rogers SIGNED
50 Major Vivian Barry Rogers SIGNED Major Vivian Barry Rogers an Autobiography
Edinburgh T and A Constable Private Print 1965 First Edition First Printing Gold Decorated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches Signed by Author
Autobiography of Major Vivian Barry Rogers, privately printed.with book plate on inside front board presented to Jack Dri.... and Signed by Vivian B Rogers.152 pages in overall clean condition, some light foxing to endpapers, title page and outer edges of pages. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are bright and clean with clear protective wrap round which is split at top of spine but has protected the book well, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Last Lion : Winston Spencer Churchill, Manchester, William
51 Manchester, William The Last Lion : Winston Spencer Churchill
London Michael Joseph 1983 0718122755 / 9780718122751 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Very informative biography on Winston Churchill from his childhood up to 1932. Contains 973 pages in very bright clean condition, very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, HEAVY BOOK 1.7 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Henry Callaway M.D D.D. First Bishop for Kaffraria, Marian S Benham Edited By Rev Canon Benham
52 Marian S Benham Edited By Rev Canon Benham Henry Callaway M.D D.D. First Bishop for Kaffraria
London Macmillan & Co Ltd. 1896 Cloth Covered Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 19 x 13 Cms 
A detailed history of this missionary 368 pages with a few illustrations and two pullout maps, one in colour. Book is bright and clean, top edges of pages are gilt which is quite bright, outer covers are little rubbed on edges and two corners a little bumped. A pleasing sound copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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My Wayward Pardner or My Trials with Josiah, America, the Widow Bump and Etcetery, Marietta Holley Josiah Allen's Wife
53 Marietta Holley Josiah Allen's Wife My Wayward Pardner or My Trials with Josiah, America, the Widow Bump and Etcetery
Hartford Connecticut American Publishing Company 1881 Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches True W Williams 
Book of the authors life in America with her husband in the later 1800s. Book has 490 pages plus two pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just a few occasional light foxing spots especially to outer edges of pages and neat former owners name on front endpaper. Many B/w illustrations plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper , outer decorative boards are a little rubbed and lightly worn on edges and corners.Only date is 1881 possible first edition but cnnot guarantee. A nice copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Edge of the Village, Marjorie Richardson French
54 Marjorie Richardson French The Edge of the Village
Danvers Mass Privately Printed Mirror Press First Edition Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 23 x 15 .5 Cms 
Privately printed booklet giving author's history of life in Garden Farm in Surrey UK from 1907 through till the First World War. 75 pages in overall bright clean condition, rust marks around staples both on endpapers and outer covers, B/w picture of Garden Farm on title page. Outer covers little faded on edges and especially on spine, little war top and bottom of spine. On back cover is printed The Mirror Press Danvers Mass. Not dated, a pleasing copy of an unusual book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Prince Louis of Battenburg Admiral of the Fleet, Mark Kerr SIGNED
55 Mark Kerr SIGNED Prince Louis of Battenburg Admiral of the Fleet
London Longmans Green and Co 1934 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
Very informative book on Admiral of the Fleet Prince Louis of Battenburg, 303 pages in bright clean condition just a few light foxing spots on first and last couple of pages, few pages have tiny creases to corner tips quite minor. B/w portrait photographs all present as listed plus very informative text,. INSCRIBED by Admiral MARK KERR on half title page a personal inscription to his niece signed uncle Mark and under the title signed Mark Kerr Admiral Oct 6th 1934. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marks, overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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56 Maryam Babangida Nigeria's First Ladies Life in the State House
London Loxia International Limited 1990 1872408001 / 9781872408002 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 8 Inches 
Very informative book on the first ladies of Nigeria written by the first lady at the time of publication. 145 pages in very bright clean condition. Many colour photographs and illustrations, all present plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, couple of small closed tears to top rear of wrapper ,a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Ayo Rosiji : A Man with Vision, Mba, Nina E.
57 Mba, Nina E. Ayo Rosiji : A Man with Vision
Nigeria Spectrum Books Ltd 1992 9782461326 / 9789782461322 First Edition, First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Excellent biography of Ayo Rosiji, 209 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Head Waiter a Biography of Harry Wragg, Michael Seth Smith
58 Michael Seth Smith The Head Waiter a Biography of Harry Wragg
London Michael Joseph 1984 071812443x / 9780718124434 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on the life of Harry Wragg, flat jockey and trainer, 226 pages in bright clean condition just the usual browning to pages due to quality of paper used. Many B/w photographs plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Right Royal Bastard : The Autobiography of Sarah Miles, Miles, Sarah  SIGNED
59 Miles, Sarah SIGNED A Right Royal Bastard : The Autobiography of Sarah Miles
London Macmillan 1993 0333601408 / 9780333601402 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
First volume of the two volume autobiography of Sarah Miles. 358 pages with many photographs from her early life. INSCRIBED by SARAH MILES on title page. To Deirdre Sarah Miles Best wishes. Book and dustwrapper are bright and clean just slight fading to wrapper spine and very light marks on top outer edges of pages but not inside. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Still Memories: An Autobiography in Photographs, Mills, John  SIGNED
60 Mills, John SIGNED Still Memories: An Autobiography in Photographs
London, United Kingdom Hutchinson 2000 0091793912 / 9780091793913 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 27 x 20 Cms Inscribed By Author
A great book showing many of the photographs taken by the actor John Mills of his career, the people he has met and his private life. 280 pages in bright clean condition just a stain on the blank border of the last page and slightly on a few others., back maroon endpaper is slightly rippled at bottom where something has been spilt causing the stain on the last page, this does not detract greatly. Dustwrapper is very good just a few very light marks. INSCRIBED by JOHN MILLS on title page " To Jack John Mills" A Pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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