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The Essence of Hayek

By: Nishiyama, Chiaki; Leube, Kurt R. ( Editors )

Price: £19.50

Publisher: Stanford, CA, USA, Hoover Institution Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055014

ISBN: 0817980113

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-one essays providing an overview of the contributions of Nobel Laureate and Hoover Institution Honorary Fellow Friedrich A. von Hayek to the fields of economics, political theory, history, and philosophy. Clean square hardback with light bumping to corners. Foreword by W. Glenn Campbell - 419 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Edward Lear : Selected Letters

By: Noakes, Vivien ( Edited By )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058358

ISBN: 0198186010

Condition: Very Good


The first edition of Lear's letters for nearly eight years, and the first to draw on all his known correspondence, which is now scattered in private and public collections throughout the world with most never previously published. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 325 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Clergyman's Daughter

By: Orwell, George

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 054000

Condition: Good


Tanning to page edges else a good clean copy. Novel featuring Dorothy Hare who has landed 'on the shelf' a slave to her selfish, impecunious and ill-tempered father. 263 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Ups and Downs : Diaries 1972-75

By: Partridge, Frances

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065566

ISBN: 0297607170

Condition: Near Fine


One of the great British diarists decides, at the age of 101, to publish the seventh volume of her recordings covering her life between the years of 1972 and 1975. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light sunning to spine/rear cover. Laid in is a newspaper cutting for her obituary. 350 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor

By: Patrick Leigh Fermor; The Duchess of Devonshire

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2008

Seller ID: 065701

ISBN: 0719568587

Condition: Very Good


A lifelong exchange of letters between the youngest of the six Mitford sisters and Paddy Fermor the British author. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which has very slightly faded spine. 390 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Wool Education Society Lecture on '' Wool Craftsmanship Through the Ages''

By: Patterson, Mr. R.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Department of Education: 1956

Seller ID: 012057

Condition: Very Good


Lecture given by the Curator of Castle Museum York at The Royal Society of the Arts on Thursday 11th October 1956. 12 pages. A very good, clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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So I Have Thought of You: The Letters of Penelope Fitzgerald

By: Penelope Fitzgerald

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065624

ISBN: 0007136404

Condition: Very Good


Letters written to her family and friends during her lifetime offering an unparallelled record of the life of the Booker prize winning author. Clean bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 532 pages including index. First edition with complete number line. Preface by A.S. Byatt. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Journal of Emily Pepys

By: Pepys, Emily

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Totnes, Devon, Prospect Books: 1984

Seller ID: 052602

ISBN: 0907325246

Condition: Very Good


With an introduction by Gillian Avery and a preface by Dee Cooper. Serves as an brief insight into the Pepys family with the revealing of Emily's diary over a period of just six months when she was ten years old. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean bright copy in a d/w - 95 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys : Volume III - 1666

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: Re-issued

Seller ID: 056216

ISBN: 0004990277

Condition: Near Fine


New and complete transcription edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews. Clean, unread paperback - 329 pages including select glossary. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys : Volume II - 1661

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: Re-issued

Seller ID: 056218

ISBN: 0004990226

Condition: Near Fine


New and complete transcription edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews. Clean, unread paperback - 267 pages including select glossary. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys : Volume XI - Index

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: Re-issued

Seller ID: 056221

ISBN: 0004990315

Condition: Near Fine


New and complete transcription edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews. Clean, unread paperback - 344 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Diaries of Bishop William Poynter, V.A. (1815 - 1824)

By: Phillips, Canon Peter ( Edited By )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Catholic Record Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061754

Condition: Very Good


Volume 79 in the Records Series. Covers a period early in the nineteenth century when issues that were critical for the future of the Catholic Church in Britain had to be addressed. Small blemish to frontis/title page else a clean, bright, near fine hardback293 pages including a general index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lingard Remembered: : Essays to Mark the Sesquicententenary of John Lingard's Death

By: Phillips, Peter ( Edited By )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Catholic Record Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061755

ISBN: 0902832212

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 6 in the Monograph Series. Collection of essays marking the subject's death and to look back over a fruitful life as Catholic priest and historian. Bright, square hardback - 224 pages including an index compiled by Meg Davies. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Readings from Liberal Writers : English and French

By: Plamenatz, John ( Selected with an Introduction By )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043426

Condition: Very Good


No.13 in the Minerva Series. Exceedingly useful book for students with an outstanding introduction by the Editor. Clean, tight copy - 240 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Junior Modern Essays

By: Pocock, Guy N. (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013770

Condition: Good


Clean, bright copy in maroon boards with gilt spine. Previous owner's name in ' this book belongs to ' plate to front endpaper, and first couple of prelims show creasing. No.143 of the Kings Treasuries of Literature series edited by Sir A.T. Quiller Couch. 253 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Earth Memories

By: Powys, Llewelyn

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 065622

ISBN: 0905459431

Condition: Very Good


A collection of essays written in 1931 when the author moved to the remote Dorset countryside to embrace what he called 'the poetry of life'. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustjacket which has slightly faded spine. 147 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shapes of Sleep

By: Priestley, J. B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1963

Seller ID: 045216

Condition: Very Good


Features the international detective and cynic Ben Sterndale who is hired by an advertising agency to find out who stole an important document from one of the director’s desk. Square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. 250 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Essays on Educational Reformers

By: Quick, Robert Herbert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1902

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 054221

Condition: Good


With prefaces to the editions of 1868 and 1890. Internally clean copy with light shelfwear and bow to boards and sunning to spine - 560 pages including index plus publisher's catalogue. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Century of English Essays - an Anthology Ranging from Caxton to R.L. Stevenson & the Writers of Our Own Time

By: Rhys Ernest & Vaughan Lloyd (chosen by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015363

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with dulled gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 474pp + publisher's adverts. Sticker attached to rear fly pastedown. Previous owner's name in pencil on front fly. A clean, square tight copy being No 653 in the Everyman's Library series. View more info

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Sieg Heil! War Letters of Tank Gunner Karl Fuchs, 1937-1941

By: Richardson, Horst Fuchs (compiled, edited, and translated by)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hamden, CT, USA, Archon Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033810

ISBN: 0208021418

Condition: Very Good


With historical commentary by Dennis E. Showalter. The letters of an ordinary German soldier who was convinced that he was helping his country toward a glorious future. Clean, square copy - 171 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info