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Grave and Gay, A Percival Needler
1 A Percival Needler Grave and Gay
London & Hull A Brown & Sons Limited 1943 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
A collection of short biographical pieces and essays - Sir Thomas Fairfax; Samuel Pepys; David Hartley; Richard Trevithick; Lytton Strachey. Darkened blue covers with gilt lettering, sound binding, light foxing to prelims, clean pages. Black and White illustrations No dust-jacket. Small book plate on inside of front cover (Ex Libris Leslie Powell 1926-2006). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14815060063. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 24.60 GBP
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Neill! Neill! Orange Peel!, A S Neill
2 A S Neill Neill! Neill! Orange Peel!
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1973 No ISBN Publishers Proof Copy Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Darkened orange covers, sound binding, pages are a little darkened but otherwise clean. Includes black and white photographs. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14012040052. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Paperback 
Price: 9.40 GBP
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R Frederick L Blunt, Bishop of Hull. A Memoir by his Son, A Stanley V Blunt
3 A Stanley V Blunt R Frederick L Blunt, Bishop of Hull. A Memoir by his Son
London MacMillan and Co Limited 1913 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Purple covers with gilt lettering, gilt lettering, sunned spine, lightly bumped corners, sound binding is a little skewed, foxing to prelims, tissue-protected frontis, clean pages. No dust-jacket. Small book plate on inside of front cover (Ex Libris Leslie Powell 1926-2006). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 71015050147. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 26.60 GBP
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Heroes & Villains of Nottingham, Adam Nightingale
4 Adam Nightingale Heroes & Villains of Nottingham
Stroud, Gloucestershire The History Press 2009 0752449249 / 9780752449241 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket 
Contains chapters on: King John; Edward Fenton; John Hutchinson; Marshall Tallard; the Luddites; the Fourth Duke of Newcastle; John Hemstock, William Saville, John Brooks, Thomas Chollerton and Thomas Brown; Henry Smith; Caleb Wood, Robert Tongue and James Marshall of Ruddington, Francis Wheatley, Samuel Morley of East Retford; Albert Ball. Crisp clean covers, sound binding, clean pages and inside covers, corners are lightly rubbed. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500g. ISBN: 0752449249. ISBN/EAN: 9780752449241. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50215030206. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Paperback 
Price: 2.80 GBP
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Gellert (Christian Furchtegott Gellert), Adapted from the German by M Montgomery Campbell,
5 Adapted from the German by M Montgomery Campbell, Gellert (Christian Furchtegott Gellert)
London London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge c1882 1882 No ISBN Edition Unstated Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Blue cloth, gilt lettering, black floral decoration, frontis - black and white engraving, small engravings throughout, Bookplate inside front cover " St Lawrence's Sunday School, Long Eaton, Elizabeth Bramley Corners lightly bumped, covers slightly darkened, otherwise good Undated by publisher. Dated from presentation plate. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14515040108. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 11.40 GBP
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Memoir of the Life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with selections from his public and private correspondence edited by his daughter. Volume I only, Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, edited by Lady Bourchier
6 Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, edited by Lady Bourchier Memoir of the Life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with selections from his public and private correspondence edited by his daughter. Volume I only
London Longmans Green and Co. 1873 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
lean dark blue covers with gilt lettering and decoration but with library tape with reference numbers across the spine, sound binding, clean pages with occasional light foxing. One volume of the 2-volume set. No dust-jacket. Ex-library book from Lincoln Cathedral and the Sibthorpe Library with bookplate and date-sheet with withdrawn stamps at front, library stamps on the reverse of the title-page and in the lower margin on page 17. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 75217081023. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 23.60 GBP
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Winged Victory, The Recollections of Two Royal Air Force Leaders, Air Vice-Marshal J E 'Johnnie' Johnson & Wing Commander P B 'Laddie' Lucas
7 Air Vice-Marshal J E 'Johnnie' Johnson & Wing Commander P B 'Laddie' Lucas Winged Victory, The Recollections of Two Royal Air Force Leaders
London Stanley Paul & Co Ltd 1995 0091786975 / 9780091786977 First Edition Hardcover Fine Condition Fine 
Crisp clean illustrated dust-jacket. Navy spine with gilt and pale blue lettering. Fresh navy covers with gilt lettering on spine. Tight binding. Clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0091786975. ISBN/EAN: 9780091786977. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 77315101117. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 4.60 GBP
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A Passage to Africa, Alagiah, George
8 Alagiah, George A Passage to Africa
Little Brown and Company 2001 0316855545 / 9780316855549 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Crisp clean unclipped dustjacket, sound binding, fresh black covers and endpapers, gift inscription on titlepage, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0316855545. ISBN/EAN: 9780316855549. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60114060167. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 3.80 GBP
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Blind Jack, Alan Plowright
9 Alan Plowright Blind Jack
Moorfield Press 2002 095301195X / 9780953011957 First Edition Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Signed by Author
Clean illustrated covers and spine. Slight crease on front lower corner. Title page signed by author. Sound binding. Clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Signed by Author. ISBN: 095301195X. ISBN/EAN: 9780953011957. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50315080287. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Paperback 
Price: 5.60 GBP
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The Spring Journey, Alan Pryce-Jones
10 Alan Pryce-Jones The Spring Journey
London Corden-Sanderson 1931 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition Fair 
Clipped darkened dust-jacket with shelf-wear on upper edge and short splits at corners, lightly marked green covers, gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Contains black and white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 61015111020. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 13.60 GBP
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Fire and Water, a Life of Peter the Great, Alex de Jonge
11 Alex de Jonge Fire and Water, a Life of Peter the Great
London Collins 1979 0002116448 / 9780002116442 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition Very Good 
Clean crisp clipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0002116448. ISBN/EAN: 9780002116442. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 61517031013. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 2.80 GBP
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Ripening Hay, Tales from a Golfing Life, Alex Hay
12 Alex Hay Ripening Hay, Tales from a Golfing Life
London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland Partridge Press 1989 1852250917 / 9781852250911 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 
Crisp clean unclipped dust-jacket, fresh green covers, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 1852250917. ISBN/EAN: 9781852250911. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18011090052. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 5.20 GBP
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq. Volume VII. Being the First of His Letters, Alexander Pope
13 Alexander Pope The Works of Alexander Pope Esq. Volume VII. Being the First of His Letters
London A Millar, J and R Tonson, C Bathurst, H Woodfall, R Baldwin, W Johnston,B Law, T Longman, T Caslon, Johnson and Davenport, and M Richardson 1766 No ISBN Revised Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Contents are: Letters to and from Mr Wycherley from the Year 1704 to 1710 (Letters I to XXVI); Letters to and from Mr Walsh from 1705 to 1707 (Letters I to VI); Letters to and from Mr Cromwell from 1708 to 1711 (Letters I to XXXI); Letters to several Ladies (Letters I to XXIII); Letters to and from Sir William Trumbull from 1705 to 1716 (Letters I to VIII); Letters to and from Several Persons from 1711 to 1714 (Letters I to IX); Letters to and from Mr Steele, Mr Addison etc. from 1712 to 1715 (Letters I to XXX); Letters to Several Persons from the Year 1714 to 1721 (Letters I to XVII). Full leather binding with cracks in leather on both joints, but covers are firmly attached, worn spine-ends and corners, rubbed edges, sound binding, small bookplate for "Bourne - Semper Vigilans" on inside of front cover, clean pages. 367 pages. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14513120072. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 15.20 GBP
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By Flood and field, Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia, Alfred Searcy
14 Alfred Searcy By Flood and field, Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia
Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane George Robertson & Co. Propy. Ltd. 1911 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Clean dark red covers with gilt lettering on the front and the spine, lightly bumped and rubbed spine-ends and corners, sound binding, lengthy presentation note on front end-paper to Matthew J Sayburn, County of Northumberland, clean pages, black and white frontis and plates, rear fold-out map is clean but detached and with a split on one fold. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60715111181. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 14.20 GBP
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Metternich 1773-1859, A Study of his Period and Personality, Algernon Cecil
15 Algernon Cecil Metternich 1773-1859, A Study of his Period and Personality
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1943 No ISBN Revised Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Purple covers with a lightly marked cream spine with gilt lettering, bumped corners and spine-ends, sound binding, previous owner's name on front end-paper, foxing to prelims, occasional marginal note. Clement Wenceslaus Lothair, Prince of Metternich-Winneburg-Beilstein War Economy Standard. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14816111027. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 2.80 GBP
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Elizabeth Regina, The Age of Triumph, 1588-1603, Alison Plowden
16 Alison Plowden Elizabeth Regina, The Age of Triumph, 1588-1603
London MacMillan and Co Limited 1980 0333231740 / 9780333231746 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 
This is the first UK edition. Crisp clean unclipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Light shelf-wear on upper edge of dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0333231740. ISBN/EAN: 9780333231746. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14815050085. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 4.60 GBP
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors and Architects, Vol. IV, Allan Cunningham
17 Allan Cunningham The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors and Architects, Vol. IV
London John Murray 1831 No ISBN Edition Unstated Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 
Contents; William of Wykeham; Inigo Jones; Sir Christopher Wren; Sir John Vanbrugh; James Gibbs; William Kent; Earl of Burlington; Sir William Chambers. Small half-leather volume with rubbed marbled covers, missing spine. Sound binding, 8 engraved portraits, bookplate on inside of front cover, foxing on title-page, previous owner's name on dedication page. Single volume of set or series. No dust jacket, as published. Single sheet map/chart. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14715060104. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 9.40 GBP
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CRIMEAN LETTERS from the 41st (The Welch) Regiment 1854-56, Allan, Major-General William; W. Alister Wiliams (ed)
18 Allan, Major-General William; W. Alister Wiliams (ed) CRIMEAN LETTERS from the 41st (The Welch) Regiment 1854-56
Wrexham Bridge Books 2011 1844940721 / 9781844940721 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine 10" x 7" approx 
Size: 10" x 7" approx. Crisp clean unclipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, tight binding, clean pages and end-papers . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 1844940721. ISBN/EAN: 9781844940721. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 65917081107. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 12.80 GBP
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In His Armour: The Life of John Hunt of Fiji, Allen Birthwhistle
19 Allen Birthwhistle In His Armour: The Life of John Hunt of Fiji
The Cargate Press: London 1954 No ISBN First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Good 
Unclipped, marked dust jacket, small ink marking in corner, green covers, faded to spine and edges, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers, coloured frontis portrait. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70914070001. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Hardcover 
Price: 4.20 GBP
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THE FIRST BATTALION OF THE 28TH MARINES ON IWO JIMA A Day-by-Day History from Personal Accounts and Official Reports, with Complete Muster Rolls, Allen, Robert E; Foreword by Zell Miller
20 Allen, Robert E; Foreword by Zell Miller THE FIRST BATTALION OF THE 28TH MARINES ON IWO JIMA A Day-by-Day History from Personal Accounts and Official Reports, with Complete Muster Rolls
Jefferson, North Carolina & London McFarland & Company 2004 0786421584 / 9780786421589 Reprint Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 10" x 7" approx 
Size: 10" x 7" approx. Crisp clean covers, sound binding, clean pages and inside covers, corners are lightly rubbed. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0786421584. ISBN/EAN: 9780786421589. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 65617111038. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount, Paperback 
Price: 30.80 GBP
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