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No Primrose Path an Autobiography, Theodore Armstrong SIGNED
81 Theodore Armstrong SIGNED No Primrose Path an Autobiography
Leicester Edgar Backus 1952 First Edition Boards Very Good Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
Autobiography of this jounalist,lecturer and sales manager, an intersting account. 230 pages in bright clean condition, slight tanning to endpapers. INSCRIBED by THEODORE ARMSTRONG on title page Theodore Armsrong for Sally. Dustwrapper is worn on edges a couple of small closed tears and some marking, still a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Islandman, Thomas O Crohan
82 Thomas O Crohan The Islandman
Dublin The Talbot Press 1934 First English Translation Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
First english translaation of this book, originally published in Irish, translated with an introduction by Robin Flower. The story of the author's life growing up on an island in the Blasket group of islands near West Kerry Ireland. 324 pages in overall clean condition just the occasional light foxing spots on some pages. 8 full page sepia photographs, these are not listed so presume all are there, map on endpapers. Outer boards are a little marked with some fading to spine and a little wear to edges. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.99 GBP
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The Eighth Veil, Todd, Ann  SIGNED
83 Todd, Ann SIGNED The Eighth Veil
London William Kimber 1980 0718303873 / 9780718303877 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
Autobigraphy of this actress, 173 pages in very bright clean condition, just light browning to endpapers, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. INSCRIBED by ANN TODD on title page To Rosemary best wishes Ann Todd, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Godfather of Rolls-Royce Henry Edmunds, Tritton, Paul
84 Tritton, Paul The Godfather of Rolls-Royce Henry Edmunds
London Academy Books 1993 1873361149 / 9781873361146 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Excellent book on the life and times of Henry Edmunds an engineer who brought together Charles Royce and Frederick Henry Rolls which led to the formation of the company that produced so many luxury cars. 222 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Ball of Fire : An Autobiography, Trueman, Fred SIGNED
85 Trueman, Fred SIGNED Ball of Fire : An Autobiography
London J M Dent and Sons ltd 1976 0460043048 / 9780460043045 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
Autobiography of cricketer Fred Trueman, INSCRIBED by him on title page Best wishes to Charlton C C, F S Trueman. 191 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also bright and clean slight fading to spine, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Between the Cupolas a Light and Airy Record, W  Wilfred Whitten
86 W Wilfred Whitten Between the Cupolas a Light and Airy Record
London Headley Bros. 1905 First Edition Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Book relating author's memoirs of his schooldays at a Quaker school in Yorkshire, contains 128 pages in bright clean condition just some very light foxing to first and last couple of pages, endpapers are browned, very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are alittle browned on edges and a little more so on spiine. Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Me the Handicap, William T Tilden
87 William T Tilden Me the Handicap
London Methuen and Co 1929 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Excellent book on the tennis player W T Tilden, 164 pages in bright clean condition just tthe lightest of very faint foxing to title page, B/w photograph of Tilden at front as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are overall clean just some very light discolouraration to extreme edges. .A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Hades the Ladies, William Young Darling SIGNED
88 William Young Darling SIGNED Hades the Ladies
London Gurney and Jackson 1933 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
First edition of this book written by William Young Darling but not credied in the book,being extracts from the diary of a draper Charles Cavers late of Bond Street London, This copy is SIGNED and inscibed by the author Signed by the author William Darling 1938. Contains 363 pages in clean condition just some browning to endpapers and light water stain to rear inside board. Outer boards have light water stain to spine and wear to paper label, spare label inside book. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book, especially with signature SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Back Drops: Pages from a Private Diary, Williams, Kenneth SIGNED
89 Williams, Kenneth SIGNED Back Drops: Pages from a Private Diary
London J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd 1983 0460045830 / 9780460045834 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Inscribed By Author
Autobiography of Kenneth Williams star of radio and screen, INSCRIBED by him on title page Best wishes Alison Kenneth Williams. 178 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text,previous owners name on front endpaper. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 68.00 GBP
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