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The Chief Scout

By: Batchelder, W.J. & Balfour, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The London Book Co:

Seller ID: 059209

Condition: Good


Tanning to pages else a very good clean copy of this book which looks at the life of Sir Robert Baden-Powell - the founder and first Chief Scout of the Scouting movement. Some rubbing to spine strip. 237 pages. View more info

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The Shell at My Ear

By: Bates, Darrell

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065924

Condition: Very Good


Acutely observed vignettes of growing up in suburban England. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Minor foxing to page edges only. 179 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Durham Biographies: Volume Four

By: Batho, G.R. & Smithers, V. (Edited By)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Durham, Co. Durham, Durham County Local History Society: 2005

Seller ID: 063638

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright booklet - 108 pages including a cumulative index and a list of contributors. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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I Know What I'm Worth

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042934

Condition: Very Good


Rare and enchanting writer's biography beginning with her early years in Vienna at the turn of the 20th century where her musical, eccentric and oddly-assorted family laid all kinds of burdens upon her young shoulders. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing wear & tear and some loss - 332 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Wild and the Tame

By: Beamish, Huldine

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050697

Condition: Good


The memoirs of Miss Beamish who at 21 became the boot-polisher, groom and general factotum to the 'Old Man' on his estate in the West of England, where over twenty years she gained a wide knowledge of animals both wild and tame under his expert tuition. A good clean hardback with gift inscription and small tippexed area on front endpaper. Dustjacket shows signs of wear and tear with small loss to base of spine. 189 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Years Flew Past: 40 Years at the Leading Edge of Aviation

By: Beamont, Roland

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, The Crowood Press Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063933

ISBN: 1840372990

Condition: Near Fine


The memoirs of the one of the greatest ever British RAF pilots who at the age of 22 commanded No. 609 Squadron, initiated the style of low-level operations, provided cover for the D-Day landings and subsequently went on to become the Chief Test Pilot for the English Electric Aircraft Company. Clean bright hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 192 pages. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Work of Christopher Wren

By: Beard, Geoffrey W.; Wren, Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1987

Seller ID: 011401

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in un-clipped d/w. Light scratch to rear cover. 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Aubrey

By: Beauchamp, Aubrey

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, USA, Promise Pub Co: 1988

Seller ID: 053254

ISBN: 0939497123

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of Aubrey Beauchamp - the Founder and Executive Directory of the U.S. Hospital Christian Fellowship. A very good clean paperback which has small crease to rear cover. Gift inscription inside front cover. 270 pages + epilogue. View more info

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The Duke of Beaufort : Memoirs

By: Beaufort, Duke of

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, Country Life Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059425

ISBN: 0600315746

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating recollection of the life and times of the 10th Duke as he recalls the famous hunts, his favourite horses and hounds and the 'magic' that is foxhunting. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 178 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Decline and Fall of Lloyd George : And Great Was the Fall Thereof

By: Beaverbrook, Lord

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058708

Condition: Very Good


History as it really happened as the author, who played no small part in this hitherto unexplored passage of events, recounts the principal characters together with his unique collection of papers - including all those of Lloyd George and Bonar Law. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows signs of light shelfwear/darkening - 320 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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About My Father's Business

By: Beckwith, Lillian

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053452

ISBN: 0091077907

Condition: Very Good


Charming new volume of autobiography which provides a clear-eyed view of an enchanted time, between the wars, so many of us have lost in the clouds of memory. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 192 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Thank Heaven for Little Girls : The True Story of Maurice Chevalier's Life and Times

By: Behr, Edward

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 050595

ISBN: 0091773946

Condition: Very Good


The story of one of the greatest performers of all time in this study of a fascinating, complex and misunderstood man whose end, for all his wealth and fame, was tragic. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 368 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Portrait of Max - an Intimate Memoir of Sir Max Beerbohm

By: Behrman, S.N.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Random House: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050569

Condition: Good


Profile of Max Beerbohm by his friend the celebrated American playwright and screenwriter S.N. Behrman. A little sunning to front cover and wear to titles on spine. otherwise a square, tight hardback. Text block clean. 317 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w cartoons by Beerbohm. View more info

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Soldier's Glory - Being 'Rough Notes Of An Old Soldier'

By: Bell, Major-General Sir George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063516

Condition: Good


Arranged and edited by his kinsman Brian Stuart. Contains details of campaign life, graphic descriptions of foreign towns and countryside, unforgettable sketches of the 'characters' in which the army abounded. Light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear. Light blue Obi shows short preface by Sir Arthur Bryant - 325 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bloomsbury Recalled

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Columbia University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 065666

ISBN: 0231105649

Condition: Near Fine


Extraordinary memoir of the circle of intellectuals in London early in the last century known as the Bloomsbury group. Bright, square hardback in a d/w - 234 pages including plus illustration credits. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Karamojo Safari

By: Bell, Walter D. M.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Sudbury, Suffolk, Neville Spearman: 1984

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 066165

ISBN: 0854351655

Condition: Good


The story of the man who became a legend within his lifetime and perhaps the greatest of all elephant hunters, relating a journey into the Karamojo of some hundred years or more when it was still an unknown part of Africa. With an introduction by Negley Farson. Light tanning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 288 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Jolly Green Giant

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Century Publishing Co Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018191

ISBN: 0712683593

Condition: Near Fine


The autobiography of Britain's best-loved botanist which interweaves his growing love of nature with the characters he meets along the way. . Clean, bright copy in price-clipped jacket. 398 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Memorials of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis : 1800-1873

By: Bellasis, Edward

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Burns & Oates Ltd: 1895

Seller ID: 061419

Condition: Good


The life and times of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis as told by his son. Some foxing to the tissue protecting the frontis of the subject else a clean, square hardback showing some sunning to cover/spine - 244 pages including an index of Persons. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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James the Second

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1934

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 066224

Condition: Good


No. 4 in The Rose and Crown Library Series. Looks at the life and reign of the last Roman Catholic monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland. Good, clean copy with signs of shelf life to boards and a faint 'Services Libraries' stamp to top edges - 304 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Joan Of Arc

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1930

Edition: Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 065257

Condition: Very Good


Saint and Mystic, who, guided by voices from heaven, became that most unlikely of things - a Fifteenth Century female warrior leading armies into battle and liberating France from the English. Clean, bright copy in maroon boards with gilt lettering to a spine showing light wear to ends - 158 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info