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Lie in the Dark and Listen. The Remarkable Exploits of a WWII Bomber Pilot and Great Escaper. Wing Commander Ken Rees with Karen Arrandale., REES, KEN:
161 REES, KEN: Lie in the Dark and Listen. The Remarkable Exploits of a WWII Bomber Pilot and Great Escaper. Wing Commander Ken Rees with Karen Arrandale.
Grub Street. London. 2004 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 224pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Small marks to front endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The author was a bomber pilot in WWII. Shot down, he was captured and imprisoned, becoming part of the Great Escape. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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No Outspan. Foreword by J.C.Smuts., REITZ, DENEYS:
162 REITZ, DENEYS: No Outspan. Foreword by J.C.Smuts.
Faber and Faber. 1943 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to pages throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 288pp. With b/w photographs and fold out maps at back. The third autobiographical account bringing the author’s story to WWII. The author covers the period after the Armistice, his time with General Smuts, and life in government. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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The Life and Times of Frederick Reynolds, Written by Himself. In Two Volumes., REYNOLDS, Frederick:
163 REYNOLDS, Frederick: The Life and Times of Frederick Reynolds, Written by Himself. In Two Volumes.
London, Henry Colburn, 1826 1st 
2 vols. Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 ins. Quarter bound in light calf leather and marbled/mottled paper boards. Plain endpapers, speckled edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing and darkening to spines and edges of boards. Leather spine label of vol.2. is lost. Small scuff to rear board of vol.1. Endpapers slightly darkened with some light foxing. Some minor spots inside else pages very clean and tight. 373 +422pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Guy’s Hospital 1725-1948, RIPMAN, Hujohn A.;
164 RIPMAN, Hujohn A.; Guy’s Hospital 1725-1948
Guy’s Hospital Gazette Committee 1951 1st 
10 x 7.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, gilt design to front. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (DW rubbing to edges, and darkening to rear. Corners chipped, sml tear top of spine.) Very slight fading to ends of spine. Inside pages clean and tight throughout, no marks or inscriptions. 176pp. b&w photo ills throughout. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Powys to the Trovillions. The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Hal W. and Violet Trovillion. Edited by Paul Roberts., ROBERTS, Paul; POWYS, John Cowper; TROVILLION, Hal, Violet;
165 ROBERTS, Paul; POWYS, John Cowper; TROVILLION, Hal, Violet; Powys to the Trovillions. The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Hal W. and Violet Trovillion. Edited by Paul Roberts.
London. Cecil Woolf. 1990 1st edition 
Hardback. size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt to spine. In original glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges. Price clipped.) Else a very clean tight copy. 121pp. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Landscape with Machines. The First Part of his Autobiography., ROLT, L.T.C.:
166 ROLT, L.T.C.: Landscape with Machines. The First Part of his Autobiography.
Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd. 1984 1st thus. 
Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 230pp. With b/w photographs. The first volume of the autobiography of L.T.C.Rolt who founded the Inland Waterways Association and wrote biographies of Brunel and Telford. Covers his life up to the outbreak of WWII. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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167 ROTHENSTEIN, Sir WILLIAM: Contemporaries. Portrait Drawings by Sir William Rothenstein with appreciations by various hands.
Faber and Faber. London. 1937 (1st.ed.) 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In beige cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkend and rubbed at ends with small chips and tears. Handling and other small marks. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Slightly musty. Else a clean and tight copy. 112pp. With 24 b/w line drawings. Collection of line drawing portraits with brief biographies. Subjects include Viscount Allenby, Havelock Ellis, Rudyard Kipling, Cecil Day-Lewis, Somerset Maugham, Stanley Spencer, Rabindranath Tagore, W.B.Yeats. Scarce with dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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On The Road. Journeys of a Tramping Printer., ROUNSFELL, J. W.;
168 ROUNSFELL, J. W.; On The Road. Journeys of a Tramping Printer.
Caliban Books 1982 1st 
8.75 x 5.75 inches. Hardback in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. With original illustrated paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap. (DW price clipped.) Neat owners label to front endpaper. Some slight darkening to page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 184pp + xviiipp. B&W frontis. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Robert Stephen Hawker of Morwenstow: A Belated Medieval. An Essay by A.L.Rowse., ROWSE, A.L.:
169 ROWSE, A.L.: Robert Stephen Hawker of Morwenstow: A Belated Medieval. An Essay by A.L.Rowse.
Elephant Press. 1975 1st edition. 
Size 6.275 x 9.25 inches. In brown cloth covers. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed and creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Small marks and owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 32pp. With engraving at heading. Robert Stephen Hawker was an Anglican priest, poet, antiquarian of Cornwall and reputed eccentric. He is best known as the writer of The Song of the Western Men and as the founder of Harvest Festival. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1992, Vol. 38., ROYAL SOCIETY:
170 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1992, Vol. 38.
London. The Royal Society. 1992 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 416pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 22 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1994, Vol. 40., ROYAL SOCIETY:
171 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1994, Vol. 40.
London. The Royal Society. 1994 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 445pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed with small tear at top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 24 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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172 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1995, Vol. 41.
London. The Royal Society. 1995 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 602pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 39 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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173 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1996, Vol. 42.
London. The Royal Society. 1996 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 559pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; tear to top front corner. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 32 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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174 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1997, Vol. 43.
London. The Royal Society. 1997 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 541pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 32 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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175 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2000, Vol. 46.
London. The Royal Society. 2000 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 614pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 33 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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176 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2001, Vol. 47.
London. The Royal Society. 2001 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 526pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 31 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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177 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2002, Vol. 48.
London. The Royal Society. 2002 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 508pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 28 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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178 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2003, Vol. 49.
London. The Royal Society. 2003 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 559pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 32 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2004, Vol. 50., ROYAL SOCIETY:
179 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2004, Vol. 50.
London. The Royal Society. 2004 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 390pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Biographical Memoirs of 24 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2005, Vol. 51., ROYAL SOCIETY:
180 ROYAL SOCIETY: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2005, Vol. 51.
London. The Royal Society. 2005 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 476pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 30 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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