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181 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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182 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. 
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183 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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184 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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185 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:
186 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:
187 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. 
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Prince of Players. Edwin Booth., RUGGLES, ELEANOR:
188 RUGGLES, ELEANOR: Prince of Players. Edwin Booth.
London. Peter Davies. 1953 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 318pp. With b/w portrait frontis. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly creased around edges with small chips and tears. Small marks to back. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Spine slightly faded and bumped at ends. Else a clean and tight copy. Biography of the brother of John Wilkes Booth. Edwin Booth was a successful actor both in USA and Europe. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Myself When Young., RUSHBY, Nellie P.;
189 RUSHBY, Nellie P.; Myself When Young.
Michael Moon, Beckermet Bookshop, Cumberland. 1973 1st 
Size approx 5 x 8 inchesin red cloth binding with gilt to spine and original paper dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition. DW has some minor dark handling marks with one small tear to rear edge.Esle clean and tight throughout. 95pp. With frontis portrait. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 1872 - 1967., RUSSELL, BERTRAND:
190 RUSSELL, BERTRAND: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 1872 - 1967.
G.Allen & Unwin. 1967 
Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spines. With illustrated dustwrappers. 3 vols. Vol I 2nd imp, others 1st edition. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; slightly rubbed along edges. Spines slightly rubbed at ends. Some small marks. Not price clipped). Vol II has old sticky tape to flyleaves. Else clean and tight copies. Autobiography of the philosopher, peace campaigner. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 1872 - 1967., RUSSELL, BERTRAND:
191 RUSSELL, BERTRAND: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 1872 - 1967.
G.Allen & Unwin. 1971 1st thus. 
Tall 8vo. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Spines slightly faded. Else clean and tight copies. 3 vols. Paperback edition of the philosopher, peace campaigner. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Torn Lace Curtain. With James Southwood., SAUNDERS, FRANK:
192 SAUNDERS, FRANK: Torn Lace Curtain. With James Southwood.
Sidgwick and Jackson. 1983 1st UK edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In cream hard card covers with gilt to brown cloth spine. With ilustrated dustwrapper. 361pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. Life with the Kennedys, recalled by their personal chauffeur. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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I Was There. An Autobiography., SIEGER, Joshua;
193 SIEGER, Joshua; I Was There. An Autobiography.
Poole. Poole Historical Trust. 2003 1st edition 
Size approx 9 x 7 ins. Hardback in grey cloth with silver lettering to spine. With glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. Small owners label to front endpaper else an excellent copy. 224pp. With many B&W photo illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Life and Times of William Laud. Archbishop of Canterbury. With Portrait., SIMPKINSON, C. H.;
194 SIMPKINSON, C. H.; Life and Times of William Laud. Archbishop of Canterbury. With Portrait.
John Murray, London. 1894 1st edition 
Size approx 5 x 8 inches. In green cloth with black printed decoration to front and gilt lettering to front and spine. Decorative floral endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped with rubbing to extremeties and edges. Some marks to cloth and spine. Ends of spine chipped. Owners bookplate to front endpaper. 307pp. With engraved frontis portrait. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Give Me Five Minutes. The story of Sidney., SMITH, GAYNOR:
195 SMITH, GAYNOR: Give Me Five Minutes. The story of Sidney.
Private. n.d. ca 1990. 
Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In white limp card covers with black lettering to front. In very good condition. Small marks to covers. A clean and tight copy. 112 pp. With b/w photographs. The story of a man with disabilities and his struggles with people’s attitudes to him. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Galileo’s Daughter. A Drama of Science, Faith and Love., SOBEL, DAVA:
196 SOBEL, DAVA: Galileo’s Daughter. A Drama of Science, Faith and Love.
Fourth Estate. London. 1999 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Light brown endpapers. 429pp. With b/w illustrations in text. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Occasional pencil marks and notes to margins and endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Biography of Virginia, the daughter of Galileo Galilei. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Letters & Miscellaneous Works. Four Volumes: Letters  Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope Esq., In Two Vols. AND Miscellaneous Works of the Late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, In Two Vols., STANHOPE, Eugenia: MATY, M. Dr.:
197 STANHOPE, Eugenia: MATY, M. Dr.: Letters & Miscellaneous Works. Four Volumes: Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope Esq., In Two Vols. AND Miscellaneous Works of the Late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, In Two Vols.
London, J. Dodsley & Edward and Charles Dilly, 1774 4th ed. / 1778 1st 
4 volumes. Large hardbacks, 12 x 9 inches. Full polished ‘tree-calf’ leather bindings, leather spine labels, extensive gilt decoration to spines and gilt bordering and dentelles to boards. Marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Lovely bright covers. Some darkening and rubbing to spines. Minor rubbing to corners and edges. Only vol.2. of Misc Works has numbered spine label present. Hinges slightlycracked on all vols, some only partially. Some areas of light foxing else pages very clean and tight throughout. “Letters” illustrated with a frontis portrait; “Misc. Works” illustrated with several vignette portraits and a frontis to vol.2. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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Letters written by The Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfied, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden. Together with Several Other Pieces on various subjects. Published by Mrs. Eugenia Stanhope. In Four Volumes. The Eleventh Edition. In which are inserted, in their proper places, several letters that were wanting at the time of first publication., STANHOPE, Mrs. Eugenia; Philip Dormer;
198 STANHOPE, Mrs. Eugenia; Philip Dormer; Letters written by The Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfied, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden. Together with Several Other Pieces on various subjects. Published by Mrs. Eugenia Stanhope. In Four Volumes. The Eleventh Edition. In which are inserted, in their proper places, several letters that were wanting at the time of first publication.
London Printed for J. Dodsley 1800 11th edition 
4 vols. Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. Contemporary quarter-bound morocco leather bindings with raised banding & black leather spine labels (lettered in gilt.) Brown cloth covered boards. New endpapers. In very good conditions. Contemporary bindings very clean and tight. A couple of small rubbing marks to cloth on boards. Slight darkening to top page edges. Some light foxing to frontis plate and slight darkening to title page opposite, the odd small spot to pages otherwise very clean and tight throughout. 402, 394, 397 & 405pp +44pp (index). With frontis portrait engraving to vol.1. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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John Lindley 1799-1865. Gardener - Botanist and Pioneer Orchidologist., STEARNE, WILLIAM T.:
199 STEARNE, WILLIAM T.: John Lindley 1799-1865. Gardener - Botanist and Pioneer Orchidologist.
Antique Collectors’ Club. 1999 1st edition. 
Size 7.0 x 10.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 232pp. With b/w and colour illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; very slightly creased along top edge. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Eminent Victorian gardener-botanist, artist, author, professor, editor, journalist and saviour of Kew Gardens. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Strype's Works, Complete in Ten Volumes. The Life (and Acts) of...; Sir John Cheke; Sir Thomas Smith; John Aylmer; Edmund Grindal; Matthew Parker (3 Vols.); John Whitgift (3 Vols.)., STRYPE, John:
200 STRYPE, John: Strype's Works, Complete in Ten Volumes. The Life (and Acts) of...; Sir John Cheke; Sir Thomas Smith; John Aylmer; Edmund Grindal; Matthew Parker (3 Vols.); John Whitgift (3 Vols.).
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1821, 1820, 1821, 1821, 1821, 1822 (Cheke, Smith & Aylmer are New Editions, rest are 1st editions.) 
Hardbacks, 8.5 x 5.5 ins. In full calf leather bindings, twin black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised and gilt banding and decoration to spines. Blind embossed panelled edges and blind embossed inner dentelles. Brown endpapers and speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing and shelf wear to edges and boards. Some fading/darkening to spines. Some minor darkening/foxing to endpapers and frontis plates, some darkening to title pages opposite. Partially removed bookplates at front endpapers. Some odd minor spots to pages. Else inside pages and plates very clean and tight throughout. Beginning of each volume is illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait. (except part vols.) 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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