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Bowling

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 81375


From a production by Realist Film Unit for the educational foundation for visual aids supervised and approved by the MCC cricket enquiry committee. Paperback soft stapled. Covers are worn along the edges, creasing on bottom left-hand corner but generally clean. The edges are clean as are the internal pages and are free of foxing and browning. With numerous black and white illustrations. View more info

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Len Hutton Demonstrates Batting Strokes

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 81376


Second edition From a production by Realist Film Unit made in co-operation with the NCVAE. Paperback soft stapled. Covers are worn along the edges, creasing on bottom left-hand corner but generally clean. The edges are clean as are the internal pages and are free of foxing and browning. With numerous black and white illustrations. View more info

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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND ONE NIGHT

By: N/A

Price: £88.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 81810


Six books in two slip cases. The books are blue with gilt text and decoration, the slip cases are red. Translated by Powys Mathers with an introduction by Marina Warner. Illustrations by Kay Nielsen in Volume I, the other 5 volumes each have different illustrators. The books are heavy at just under 9kg. The books are unread and in near fine condition, slip cases have minor shelf wear and one has some foxing on the inside. View more info

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Still Life

By: A S Byatt

Price: £57.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81493


First edition second impression published in September 1985 in a Dust jacket. Inscribed "Richard with very best wishes and considerable gratitude. Vive la Nature Mute! Antonia April 27th 1989". 358 pages. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, original price has been covered with a sticker from publisher showing £11.95. The book is tightly bound. The paper is showing signs of beginning to brown but internally the book is clean, bright, and free of m... View more info

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Gently Floating

By: Alan Hunter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Trowbridge, Black Dagger Crime: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81556


First thus in a dust jacket, author's own copy. 181 pages. Very good condition, dust jacket is complete, unclipped showing £7.95. Light foxing on the edges. The book is tightly bound, and unread. Internally the book is clean and free from foxing. View more info

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Gently Go Man

By: Alan Hunter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Trowbridge, Chivers Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81557


First thus in a dust jacket, the author's own copy. 181 pages. The dust jacket is complete and in very good condition. The edges are browned and foxed. Internally clean and free from foxing. The book is tightly bound. View more info

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Gently By The Shore

By: Alan Hunter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81558


First thus edition with a dust jacket. 201 pages. Author's own copy. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £14.99. Top edge slightly browned. Internally the book is clean, and appears to be unread. View more info

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DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA

By: ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Seller ID: 81780


Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Harvey C Mansfield and Delba Winthrop. Leather bound in a slipcase. The book is unread in near fine condition; the slipcase is fully intact with some shelf wear. View more info

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A Flame In The Air

By: Allan Prior

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1951, Michael Joseph:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81611


First edition in a dust jacket. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is chipped along the edges with a small tear on the spine edge; unclipped showing 9s 6d. Top edge is browned and foxed; the other edges are a little marked. Black boards are marked along the outer edges; the text and decoration on the front board have faded. Endpapers are slightly browned but the text block is clean, free of foxing and markings. View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES SINCE 1900

By: ANDREW ROBERTS

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Seller ID: 81683


First published in 2006, numerous illustrations, 766 pages. The book is unread and in near fine condition; slipcase is fully intact with only minor shelf wear. View more info

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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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Missee Lee

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81654


First edition in a dust jacket. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. Slight markings on the underlying green boards but otherwise in good condition. Top edge is greyed and a little foxed. Endpapers are clean, outline of the map has bled through to the next page; previous owner's pictorial bookplate. Text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Big Six

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1941

Seller ID: 81655


Second impression in a dust jacket. That's jacket has a small tear on the top end of the spine which is also sunned/faded; unclipped showing 7s 6d. The top edge is greyed and a little foxed. Previous owner's bookplate on the endpapers; which are a little browned. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Picts And The Martyrs or Not Welcome At All

By: Arthur Ransome

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81653


First edition in a dust jacket. The dust jacket is complete with minor shelf wear, the spine is sunned/faded; unclipped showing 8s 6d. The underlying green boards are in good condition. The endpapers are clean with a pictorial bookplate from the previous owner. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. The top edge is greyed. View more info

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Haut-Brion An Illustrious Lineage

By: Asa Briggs

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81496


First edition in a dust jacket, 258 pages. Inscribed to Richard (Adams) and Elizabeth on the end paper, and additionally signed by the author on the title page. Château Haut-Brionl is one of of the first five growths and has a very rich and interesting history. The wine was first announced well before any other Bordeaux cru in the diary 0f Samuel Pepys. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £25 net. The und... View more info

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The Harmony Silk Factory

By: Ash Aw

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81672


First edition in a dust jacket, signed by the author on the title page. The book is near fine, unread, slight markings on the edges,other than that the book is in pristine condition. The only slight disappointment is that Blackwell's have stuck their stickers on the front. View more info

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Sense And Sensibility

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1911

Seller ID: 81326


The Novels of Jane Austen-Winchester Edition Volume I & II. Original green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. The corners and spine ends are scuffed; the front cover of Volume Ihas a number all small stain marks but are essentially clean. The binding is tight but slightly cocked. Top edge is gilt that is slightly worn; the pages are rough cut and the edges are browned. The endpapers are browned and slightly spotted; there is light spotting on the early pages but the... View more info

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Frankie & Stankie

By: Barbara Trapido

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 81610


First edition in a dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Long listed for 2003 Man Booker prize. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel prize. Near fine condition, the book appears to be unread. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, unclipped showing £16.99. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Spirit of the Game

By: Basil Mathews

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 81283


The Camp Fire Library. A Quest by Basil Mathews and additional stories by A E Southon and R W Abernethy. The dust jacket is scuffed along the edges with several closed tears; there is water staining on the spine and back; the inside front flap is creased. The green boards are clean, the corners are scuffed. There is a little foxing on the edges. The endpapers are a little spotted, the text block is clean. View more info

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HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY

By: BERTRAND RUSSELL

Price: £44.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2004

Seller ID: 81685


Bound in full goat skin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements, in a slipcase. The book is unread and in near fine condition; slipcase is fully intact with only minor shelf wear. View more info