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The Genius of James Thurber

By: Thurber, James & White, E.B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 044428

Condition: Near Fine


Selection of some of Thurber's finest and funniest works. Selection and introduction by Michael J. Rosen. A clean, crisp hardback in slipcase which has large stain. View more info

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First to Fly : The Unlikely Triumph of Wilbur and Orville Wright

By: Tobin, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 037653

ISBN: 0719557275

Condition: Very Good +


Evokes the spirit of the time when the idea of flight seemed simultaneously crazy and tantalizing. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 430 pages including index. Light signs of storage only. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The People's Chronology - a Year By Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present

By: Trager, James

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1980

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 012528

ISBN: 0434789909

Condition: Very Good


Looks at human history from prehistoric times to present day (1979). Black-and-white illustrations to the text. 1206 pages including index. Internally clean - jacket is stretched & jacket spine faded.. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Chalk and Churches (SIGNED COPY)

By: Tricker, Roy

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Suffolk, Brechinset Publications: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051202

ISBN: 0947681655

Condition: Very Good


The staunch preservationist of churches gently leads us up the church path until we too share the beauty and tranquillity of our rich heritage. Clean 67 page booklet which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription 'With best wishes Roy Tricker'. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hunting Sketches

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1934

Seller ID: 059436

Condition: Good


With an introduction by James Boyd. Attractive copy in green boards with gilt lettering to cover/spine. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed - 103 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Vintage Cars - in Colour

By: Tubbs, D. B. ( Introduction )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053466

Condition: Very Good


The first volume to be devoted solely to illustrating the cream of Veteran (pre-1905), Edwardian (1905-1916), Vintage (1919-1930), and Historic Racing Cars (15 or more years old) in full colour. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 71 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Chants as used in Westminster Abbey

By: Turle, James and Bridge, J. F. ( Editors )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Novello & Company: 1878

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 045291

Condition: Good


Enriched with fresh contributions taking the place of some omitted Chants. Some light pencil annotation and occasional faint spotting - 81 pages. Previous owner's details to the darkened title page. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Notes on Jane Austen - Emma

By: Turner, J. B. E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Bath, Avon, James Brodie Ltd:

Seller ID: 031874

Condition: Very Good


70 page stapled booklet being an early copy of Brodie's notes on Emma. Undated circa 1960's. First page is clipped at top corner. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Trek : The Next Generation

By: van Hise, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, USA, Pioneer Books Inc: 1994

Edition: Third Edition (revised)

Seller ID: 035125

ISBN: 1556983271

Condition: Very Good


The definitive guide to the first six seasons of America's most popular science fiction television series. Includes a new interview with Brent Spiner. Clean, large format paperback - 270 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Military Classics Collection Box Set

By: Various

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2004

Seller ID: 037133

ISBN: 0785817840

Condition: Very Good


Boxed set containing 10 unread paperbacks. The titles are :- Military Mavericks by David Rooney, The Battle of Britain by John Ray, Full Circle by J.E. (Johnnie) Johnson, The Small Back Room by Nigel Balchin, Military Errors of World War Two by Kenneth Macksey, Against all Odds by Bryan Perrett, Last Days of the Reich by James Lucas, The Dambusters Raid by John Sweetman, Goshawk Squadron by Derek Robinson, and Kamikaze by Raymond Lamont-Brown. All books are unread but the slipcase containing them is rubbed to the edges. View more info

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I Shall Bury Sorrow

By: Veitch, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 041655

Condition: Very Good


Novel in which Alison Craig's monotonous life and meek acceptance of her father's dominant will, is turned upside down by the day of the storm and arrival of Colin Drysdale. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 192 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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42nd Street (THEATRE PROGRAMME)

By: Victor, Lucia ( Directed By )

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Theatreprint Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: 063981

Condition: Good


Theatre programme for the production of the show performed at the Theatre Royal starring Georgia Brown, James Laurenson, Bob Sessions, Carol Ball etc. Clean, stapled copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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An Edmund Wilson Celebration

By: Wain, John; Wilson, Edmund

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035179

ISBN: 0714818453

Condition: Very Good


12 essays by contributors including David Flusser, Andrew Harvey and Clive James each look at one aspect of Edmund Wilson's life and work and explore his breadth and diversity. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. 182 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Magnificent Mrs. Tennant : The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame

By: Waller, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Yale University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055705

ISBN: 0300139357

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the Victorian London society hostess whose salon attracted legions of celebrities, writers and artists including Oscar Wile, Mark Twain, Thomas Huxley, John Everett Millais, Henry James and Robert Browning. Clean, bright hardback in dustwrapper. 304 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Poems in Pamphlet IV - The Two Natures

By: Waller, Robert James

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Aldington, The Hand and Flower Press: 1951

Seller ID: 049907

Condition: Good


Good clean copy of this stapled booklet which has some slight sunning to covers. Part of the Poems in Pamphlet series. View more info

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Golden Retrievers

By: Walsh, James, E. Jr.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Neptune, NJ, USA, T F H Publications, Incorporated: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028914

ISBN: 0876666780

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide with over 125 full-colour illustrations. Clean, bright copy with a reinforced plastic jacket. 160 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The People's Game : The History of Football Revisited

By: Walvin, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Mainstream Publishing: 1994

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 057616

ISBN: 1851586423

Condition: Very Good


New edition, completely rewritten to incorporate the findings of scholars and writers on the game over the past twenty years whilst giving an insight into those broader social changes which made the game so attractive over the past century. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The End of a Coil

By: Warner, Susan

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet and Co:

Seller ID: 029145

Condition: Good


Blue decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering. 514 pages + publisher's adverts. Spine strip is a little faded and spine ends worn. Some ink spots to top and fore edge but no text affected. B&W illustrations. Gift inscription dated November 1914 to front pastedown. Front hinge has been reinforced with linen binders tape. A good copy. View more info

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Woman Returning

By: Wellard, James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041706

Condition: Very Good


The story of an English spinster who travels to Italy to recapture her past and by chance ends up caring for a poor Italian boy. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 287 pages. View more info

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The Search for the Etruscans

By: Wellard, James Howard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Cardinal: 1973

Seller ID: 027513

ISBN: 0351186778

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy of this book which presents a lively survey of the facts and fantasies surrounding the search for the Etruscans and examines the discovery of the forgotten tombs, the political and social organisation of the twelve-city states, their religious beliefs and customs, their artistic and scientific achievement, and the fascinating problem of their language. 223 pages including index. Slight sunning to page margins. Text block clean. Next post UK dispatch. View more info