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Image for Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

By: Anderson, Peter D.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Glasgow, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065115

ISBN: 0859763552

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the story of Patrick Stewart, one of the most notorious figures in the history of the Northern Isles whose menacing legend lives on today in popular traditions. Clean crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 221 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tupac: A Thug Life

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Plexus Publishing Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 021334

ISBN: 0859653757

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive biography Illuminating the life at the heart of the legend. Unread, large format paperback - 207 pages. Slightest signs of storage. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Hertfordshire Structure Plan Review,1991-2011

By: Anon

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Hertford, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council Environment Department: 1998

Seller ID: 023644

ISBN: 0903538342

Condition: Very Good


Herts. C.C. File copy with some reference markings. Internally clean and bright - 140 pages plus attached fold-out map and legend. Adopted in 1998. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Volume 51 1979

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Yorkshire, The Council of the Yorkshire Archaeological Sockety: 1979

Seller ID: 030112

Condition: Good


Small stain to front cover but internally text block is clean. 184 pages. Contents include:- The Yorkshire Archaeological Register 1978; Archaeology and Palleobotany on the North York Moors and their Environs; Bronze Age Burials from Wetwang Slack; The Giggleswick Tarn Logboat; Tisley Rentals 1336-1514; The Eland Murders, 1350-1: A study of the legend of the Eland Feud; Ravensworth Castle, North Yorkshire; Labour Regulation at Hull, 1560: Select Document; The Roles of a West Riding Land Steward, 1773-1803; The West Riding Crop Returns for 1854; 'The Old Cropping Shop'; etc View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: No 36 1st Quarter 1996 B-17 Survivors

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 065145

ISBN: 1870601491

Condition: As New


Contents of this issue include:- RNHF Sea Hawk; B-17 Survivors; A Flying Legend Lives on - Spitfire EP120; A Spitfire made for Two; Ricardo Consulting Engineers; How former test pilot Corky Meyer rebuilt a Grumman TBM etc As new 58-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Every Second Counts

By: Armstrong, Lance

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Yellow Jersey Press: 2003

Seller ID: 044592

ISBN: 0224064738

Condition: Very Good


Second volume of the autobiography of the sporting legend who famously fought testicular cancer and then went on to win the Tour de France in the fastest ever time. 246 pages. A very good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Thesiger

By: Asher, Michael

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027526

ISBN: 0670837695

Condition: Near Fine


A frank and unsentimental account of the man behind the legend. A b/w photograph of a seated Thesiger has been adhered to front pastedown. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 582 pages including index. Enclosed are some newspaper cuttings. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Ashes of a God

By: Bain, F. W.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Watkins Books: 2001

Seller ID: 050231

ISBN: 184293001X

Condition: Near Fine


Reminds us of the legend in which the Kama (The Hindu cupid) is reduced to ashes by the opening of the third eye (the eye of wisdom) of Lord Shiwa when he tried to seduce him from his meditation with a vision of female beauty. Clean, crisp unread hardback in dustwrapper. 109 pages. View more info

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The Films of Jack Lemmon (SIGNED BY SUBJECT)

By: Baltake, Joe

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, USA, Citadel Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Subject

Seller ID: 067693

ISBN: 0806505605

Condition: Very Good


The complete record of the multi-talented actor thus far, as the author reveals the thoughts of the legend gleaned during cooperative and revealingly frank sessions. Covers, in depth, every play, film, and television show in which he appeared. Clean, bright, large format hardback which is SIGNED by the subject with the inscription ''To Brian- with my very best wishes, Jack Lemmon''. Dustjacket remains unclipped d/w - 255 pages. 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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Legend in the Dust

By: Bennett, Dwight

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Manor Books: 1977

Seller ID: 014806

Condition: Reading Copy


Reading copy only as staining to page edges, text remains unaffected- 202 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Round Table - Arthur - A Conversation Between Two Knights of the Round Table Club

By: Berry, Chas. W.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031898

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in glassine wrapper which has largish loss to front cover. 54 pages. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. Foreword by Albert C.R. Carter. Rather nice gift inscription on front endpaper reads "To Colonel H.S. Mosley DSO, In remembrance of a night with the Knights of the Round Table & hopes of another in the near future from the Deputy Knight Standard Bearer J. Moore" and under this "II will go eat with thee and see thy Knights" (as inscribed on my banner) " View more info

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Dark Safari : Life Behind the Legend of Henry Morton Stanley

By: Bierman, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 037349

ISBN: 0340509775

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the life of Henry Morton Stanley, reassessing his achievements in the light of post-colonial realities, to tell one of the greatest adventure stories of all times - who should be remembered for far more that the phrase "Dr. Livingstone, I presume". A clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper whose edges have been neatly reinforced with clear tape. 401 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Living with a Legend ( SIGNED COPY )

By: Botham, Kathy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051680

ISBN: 0246132213

Condition: Very Good


Reveals what it is like being married to the larger-than-life international cricketer who was seldom out of the headlines. Clean square copy which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''To Maggie, Thanks for all your help and Kindness, Kathy Botham''. Unclipped d/w shows light sunning to spine - 219 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Blondel's Song: The Capture, Imprisonment and Ransom of Richard the Lionheart

By: Boyle, David

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027983

ISBN: 067091486X

Condition: Near Fine


Uncovers the real story of the arrest of Europe's most powerful king, two thousand miles from home, the effects of his gigantic ransom and explains for the first time the real meanings of the legend of Blondel, the song that revealed Richard's lonely cell, and the truth about who Blondel was. Clean, crisp copy which appears unread. 369 pages including index. Illustrated in b&w. Next post dispatch. View more info

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T. E. Lawrence

By: Brent, Peter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1975

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 027418

Condition: Very Good


Examines the half-truth and paradoxes dimly seen through the glitter of the legend and discusses the elusive personality of a man who commanded the respect and friendship of many outstanding figures. With an introduction by Elizabeth Longford. Clean, square hardback - 232 pages including index. View more info

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Piero Della Francesca La Leggenda Della Croce

By: Busignani, Alberto

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Italy, Editoriale Arsuna: 1976

Seller ID: 051524

Condition: Good


TEXT IN ITALIAN. Art book about the cycle of frescoes The Legend of the True Cross in the church of San Francesco in the Tuscan town of Arezzo. A good clean large format paperback with 37 colour plates. View more info

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The Hunt for Blackbeard : The World's Most Notorious Pirate

By: Cabell, Craig; Thomas; Graham A.; Richards, Allan

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Maritime: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055815

ISBN: 1844159590

Condition: As New


New study which looks for the man behind the legend, and gives a vivid insight into the nature of piracy and the naval operations that were launched against it. Unread hardback. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w - 178 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Elvis Presley

By: Carson, Lucas

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Germany, Benedikt Taschen: 1990

Seller ID: 050923

ISBN: 3894501502

Condition: Very Good


TEXT IN ENGLISH. Detailed and entertaining account of the King - looking at the legend and the man and offering an unforgettable tribute to one of the great geniuses of rock. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has small internally repaired tear to front cover. 142 pages + filmography. Illustrated throughout with b/w & colour photographs. View more info

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The Messerschmitt Bf. 109

By: Craig, James F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Arco Publishing Company, Inc: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043497

Condition: Good


Part of the Famous Aircraft Series. Looks at the truth and the legend of the plane that was first combat tested during the Spanish Civil War during 1937. Large format hardback with some light sunning to page edges - 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info