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James Boswell and His World

By: Daiches, David

Price: £20.50

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021583

ISBN: 0500130531

Condition: Good


Ex-Library copy with the usual markings in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic coating. Text block is clean with some tanning to page edges. Contains 99 illustrations. 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Hawaii

By: Davenport, William W. et al

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: 1961

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 045050

Condition: Very Good


Part of Fodor's Modern Guides Series which now serves as a nostalgic look at the American state of half-a -century ago. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w ( 30s net ) showing light shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine. Edited by Eugene Fodor and including an introduction by James A. Michener. Photographs mainly in b/w. 315 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Limeys

By: David I. Harvie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064408

ISBN: 0750927720

Condition: Very Good


The dramatic history of how Dr James Lind, a Scottish Naval Surgeon, attempted to find a cure for scurvy, the dreaded disease which killed at least two million sailors over three centuries. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. 314 pages. 8 pages of b/w illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Spitfire Ace - Flying the Battle of Britain

By: Davidson, Martin : Taylor, James

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Channel 4 Books: 2003

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 037935

ISBN: 0752225111

Condition: Near Fine


Evocative and vivid portrait of fighter pilots which investigates the motivation of the few that flew during the Battle of Britain, and their Supermarine Spitfire planes, whose feat of aviation played such a crucial part in the Second World War. A clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 256 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. & colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Early Stuarts 1603-1660

By: Davies, Godfrey

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061231

Condition: Good


Part of the Oxford History of England series edited by Sir George Clark. Covers the period from the accession of James I to the Restoration of 1660. Some marking to endpapers + previous owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise a square, tight hardback - no dustjacket- 452 pages including index plus maps. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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James Hannington - First Bishop of Eastern Equitorial Africa - a History of His Life and Work 1847-1885

By: Dawson, E.C.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co: 1890

Seller ID: 061524

Condition: Good


Biography of the English Anglican missionary - the first Anglican Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa who was killed upon King Mwanga II's orders. Good clean hardback in brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. 392 pages + fold-out map to rear. Illustrated with b/w plates. View more info

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Renee Mauperin

By: De Goncourt, Jules & Edmond

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1902

Seller ID: 048724

Condition: Good


The story of a young middle-class French girl, her father's favourite child, who upon discovering a secret about her brother commits a rash act which causes her decline. A good clean hardback in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Gilt top edge. Critical introduction by James Fitzmaurice-Kelly. 3 coloured plates + various b/w portraits. 364 pages. View more info

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Cafe Royal : Ninety Years of Bohemia

By: Deghy, Guy and Waterhouse, Keith

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co Ltd: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064293

Condition: Very Good


Dubbed London's fairyland by John Betjeman, scene of a fight between Frank Harris and Lord Alfred Douglas, Aleister Crowley met the Tiger-Woman there, Rodin, Paderewski, Augustus John, James Agate along with many other figures in a book packed with incident and colour. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear with minor losses - 211 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Death Is Now My Neighbor : An Inspector Morse Novel

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052081

ISBN: 0333675703

Condition: Very Good


First edition with complete number line. An Inspector Morse Mystery in which he investigates the murder of a young woman, Rachel James - shot through her kitchen window at point-blank range. . A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Slight tanning to page edges. 296 pages. View more info

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Down Shoe Lane

By: Douglas, James

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Joseph: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024671

Condition: Good


With an introduction by Lord Beaverbrook. A collection of sincere little sermons - 310 pages. Frontispiece taken by Howard Coster. Some spotting to page edges. Green boards with spine faded to a pale brown. A good, square copy. View more info

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Horse Racing : Pferderennen & Courses Hippiques

By: Douglas-Home, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Koln, Germany, Konemann UK Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065228

ISBN: 3829036248

Condition: As New


Part of The Hulton Getty Picture Collection & Allsport Decades of Sport Series. Stunning photography capturing the changing face of the Turf down the 20th century. TEXT in ENGLISH, GERMAN, and FRENCH. Clean, glossy copy which appears unread - 395 pages + index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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With the C.L.B In France

By: Duncan, Rev. James (Chaplain to the K.R.R.) SIGNED COPY

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Skeffington & Son Ltd: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058753

Condition: Good


SIGNED on the front endpaper with the inscription "George S. Hann, with the affection of his old friend, The Author - France Feb 1917". Square, tight hardback with scattered foxing throughout. Fold-out frontis of the Battalion standing to attention. A short (and necessarily) incomplete account of the K.R.R. - the Church Lads' Brigade widely known as the Churchman's Battalion describing life on the front line in France. A good clean copy of this now extremely hard-to-find title. View more info

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Servant of India: a Study of Imperial Rule from 1905 to 1910 as told through the Correspondence and Diaries of Sir James Dunlop Smith

By: Dunlop Smith, Sir James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040437

Condition: Very Good


Based on the diaries of the Private Secretary to the Viceroy at a time of transition in India when British Rule was being challenged by the growing movement for Indian self-government. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. A couple of little marks to rear endpaper. 266 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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A Handbook for History Teachers

By: Duthie, James A.

Price: £19.50

Publisher: Lanham, MD, USA, University Press of America: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060972

ISBN: 076185990X

Condition: Very Good


Asserts that history is not a mere chronicle of facts, but a dialogue between competing interpretations of the past and should be taught as such, making it both intellectually demanding and more interesting, while at the same time helping students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become citizens in a democracy. Clean, bright, unread copy with light curl to covers - 302 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bedfordshire Magazine : Spring 1972 - Volume 13 Number 100

By: Dyer James (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, White Crescent Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008720

Condition: Very Good


A quarterly miscellany and review of Bedfordshire Life and History. Contains articles on Bedford and the BBC, Notable Bedfordshire Books 1947-71, Earl de Grey in Ireland, Milton Ernest, 25 years of architecture in Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Basket-Makers, The Bedford Mint, Herbert Percy Saunderson Inventor, Architectural work of Sir Albert Richardson. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Stopsley Book

By: Dyer, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063239

ISBN: 1871199042

Condition: Very Good


Tells the story of twenty farms, 16 schools and 4 churches within the civil parish which stretched from Someries Castle in the south to Galley Hill and the Icknield Way in the north. Clean, bright copy which includes 146 photographs, many of which have not been published before. 203 pages including index and a list of subscribers. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Discovering Archaeology in England and Wales

By: Dyer, James

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, Shire Publications Ltd: 1997

Edition: Revised and Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 024280

ISBN: 0747803331

Condition: Very Good


Sixth Edition, No.46 in the 'Discovering' series. Outlines the history of man in England and Wales from earliest times to the Norman Conquest. Clean, bright paperback - 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Stopsley Picture Book

By: Dyer, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, Book Castle: 1999

Seller ID: 062584

ISBN: 1871199948

Condition: Very Good


Gathers together almost 160 pictures that show something of the transformation that came over this tranquil country hamlet where for centuries the men worked the land and the women made straw plaits for hats - into an urban suburbia in the course of one century. As new, unread paperback which shows signs of slightest storage. Illustrated with b.w. photographs.92 pages + index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Stopsley Book (SIGNED COPY)

By: Dyer, James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065089

ISBN: 1871199247

Condition: Very Good


Tells the story of 20 farms, 16 schools and 4 churches within the civil parish near Luton, which stretched from Someries Castle in the south to Galley Hill and the Icknield Way in the north. Includes a collection of 146 photographs, many never previously published. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear with sunning to spine. SIGNED by the author, in black ink, to the title page - 203 pages including an index and a list of subscribers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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'48 : The Year of Revolutions

By: Eastwood, James and Tabori, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Meridian Books: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006060

Condition: Good


1848 that is. Written with the hindsight of a 100 year gap. Though the book itself is now over seventy years old and the unclipped d/w shows wear & tear and browning, the text remains clean and bright. 272 pages including a Who's Who of the time. Map endpapers. Previous owner's details to ffep. Prompt dispatch. View more info