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Samuel Pepys The Years Of Peril

By: Arthur Bryant

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81659


First edition in a dust jacket. 6 illustrations, 466 pages. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, spine sunned/faded, some foxing on the back:unclipped showing 12s 6d. Green boards with gilt text, clean and in good condition. Endpapers a little browned; text block clean, free of markings and foxing. Book a little musty. View more info

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Listen Comrades Life And Death In The Soviet Union

By: El Campesino (Valentun Gonzalez)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81568


First edition in a dust jacket. 203 pages. Translated by Isla Barea. The book is firmly bound. Jacket is a little scuffed and chipped along the edges with a closed tear on the bottom edge, unclipped showing 15s net. The text block is a little marked but free of foxing. View more info

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Robert Louis Stevenson

By: G K Chesterton

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81661


First edition in a dust jacket, 259 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete, scuffed and creased along the edges, lightly foxed back and front, spine is sunned/faded and foxed. The endpapers are slightly browned, previous owner's name and date on endpaper. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Red Hot Typewriter The Life and Times of John D MacDonald

By: Hugh Merrill

Price: £27.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81293


First edition in a dust jacket. A very good dust jacket with only light shelf wear. Edges clean with only minor marks. The black boards have silver text; the corners are scuffed otherwise in good condition. The book is clean and bright and appears to be unread. View more info

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MRS GASKELL'S LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE

By: MRS GASKELL

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 81782

Condition: Near fine


Grey spine with gilt text, patterned boards, in a grey slipcase. Numerous black and white illustrations. The book is unread and in near fine condition, the slipcase is very good with only superficial shelf wear. View more info

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

By: T E Lawrence

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81621

Condition: Good


First published privately in 1926 and for general circulation in 1935. 672 pages. First trade edition, first impression (with illustrations on pages 304-5 incorrectly listed as 302-303). 54 illustrations and 4 fold out maps. Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918... View more info

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A LIFE IN LETTERS

By: THE BRONTES

Price: £22.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2006

Seller ID: 81761


442 pages, numerous illustrations; in an olive green slipcase. The book is unread and in near fine condition. The slipcase is fully intact but is slightly faded along the outer edges. View more info

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MY EARLY LIFE

By: Winston S Churchill

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Seller ID: 81768


The book has a rather frivolous light brown pictorial boards for such an eminent person. The slipcase is dark blue. The book is unread and in near fine condition. The dark blue slipcase is also in near fine condition. View more info