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Good-Bye to All That. An Autobiography., GRAVES, ROBERT:
21 GRAVES, ROBERT: Good-Bye to All That. An Autobiography.
Jonathan Cape 1931 ‘Life and Letters Series’ reissue 
Hardback, approx 8 x 6 ins. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine faded. Some fading to cloth on boards. Some light foxing spots to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 446pp + adverts at rear. With 8 b&w photo illustrations including portrait frontis. Robert Graves’ account of his experiences in WWI in the trenches and in hospitals and camps. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Edward The Eighth - Our King. Foreword by Howard Marshall., GROOM, A. V:
22 GROOM, A. V: Edward The Eighth - Our King. Foreword by Howard Marshall.
Allied Newspapers Ltd. (n.d.). 
Tall 8vo. Bound in original cloth with dustwrapper. In very good condition. Frontis.portrait of the King taken by Hugh Cecil. Many photo. plates. 200 pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Scrimgeour’s Small Scribbling Diary. 1914-1916. The truly astonishing wartime diary and letters of an Edwardian gentleman, naval officer, boy and son., HALLAM, RICHARD / BEYNON, MARK:
23 HALLAM, RICHARD / BEYNON, MARK: Scrimgeour’s Small Scribbling Diary. 1914-1916. The truly astonishing wartime diary and letters of an Edwardian gentleman, naval officer, boy and son.
Conway. 2008 1st edition. 
Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In brown hard card covers with black lettering. With illustrated half dustwrapper. 304pp. With b/w photographs, maps and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Facsimile cover and dustwrapper made to look torn. Alexander Scrimgeour was a Midshipman on HMS Invincible and was killed when the ship was sunk at the Battle of Jutland. The book has the diary he was required to keep as part of his training and many of his letters. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Journal of John Wodehouse First Earl of Kimberley for 1862-1902. Camden Fifth Series, volume 9., HAWKINS, ANGUS / POWELL, JOHN (eds):
24 HAWKINS, ANGUS / POWELL, JOHN (eds): The Journal of John Wodehouse First Earl of Kimberley for 1862-1902. Camden Fifth Series, volume 9.
The Royal Historical Society. 1997 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 530pp. Extracts from the journal of John Wodehouse the English Liberal politician. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Making of an English Public School. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, HUGGINS, M.J.W. :
25 HUGGINS, M.J.W. : The Making of an English Public School. SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Tedburn St. Mary: Hiroona Publications, 1982 (1st.). 
Tall 8vo. Green glossy cloth gt. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Many photo. illustrations and drawings, one coloured crest. 156 pp. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: “With best wishes, Michael Huggins OB day 1982”. BLUNDELL - the school, founded by Peter Blundell in 1604, moved from Old Blundell’s to its present site in 1882. Michael Huggins was a boy here from 1951 - 54. His great love for the School infuses every page of this book (dw blurb). 
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Everybody's Boswell. Being the Life of Samuel Johnson. Abridged from J. Boswell's complete text and from the "Tour to the Hebrides"., JOHNSON, SAMUEL/   BOSWELL / SHEPARD:
26 JOHNSON, SAMUEL/ BOSWELL / SHEPARD: Everybody's Boswell. Being the Life of Samuel Johnson. Abridged from J. Boswell's complete text and from the "Tour to the Hebrides".
G.Bell & Sons 1930. 
Brown pict.cl.gt; Weak crease in cloth lower margin of front cover. Very good. 54 b/w plts.by Ernest H. Shepard. Map on back endps; 609 pp; 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Cazenove and Co. A History., KYNASTON, DAVID:
27 KYNASTON, DAVID: Cazenove and Co. A History.
B.T.Batsford. 1991 1st edition. 
Size 7.0 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 359pp. With colour and b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Publisher’s letter loose in front. Else a clean and tight copy. Cazenove was a British stockbroker and investment bank, founded in 1823 by Philip Cazenove. It was one of the UK's last independent investment banks and one of the last to remain a private partnership. The main parts of the business were acquired by JPMorgan Chase in 2009 with the remains being sold to other financial institutions. This is the history of the company up to 1990. 
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Dr.Baedeker and his Apostolic work in Russia. With introductory notes by Princess Nathalie Lieven and Lord Radstock., LATIMER, R.S.:
28 LATIMER, R.S.: Dr.Baedeker and his Apostolic work in Russia. With introductory notes by Princess Nathalie Lieven and Lord Radstock.
London: Morgan and Scott. 1907 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 8.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 223pp. With b/w photographs and map. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at top end. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. neat pencil inscription to back of frontis. Else a clean and tight copy. German born, but resident in England, Dr Baedeker was converted to Christianity and became a missionary, travelling around Russia in the late 19th century. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Eton v. Winchester. 1826-1908., LEIGH, R.A.AUSTEN:
29 LEIGH, R.A.AUSTEN: Eton v. Winchester. 1826-1908.
Spottiswoode and Company, Limited.. London. 1909 1st edition. 
Sm. 8vo. In blue stiff card covers with black lettering and coats of arms to front. In very good condition. Spine split at back edge. Pencil inscriptions to front enndpapers. A couple of slight separations at gatherings. Else a clean and tight copy. 82pp. With pictorial advertisements. The scores of all the cricket matches played between Eton and Winchester, between 1826 and 1908. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Girlhood in the Pacific. Samoa - Philippines - Spain., LESLIE, Mrs SHANE:
30 LESLIE, Mrs SHANE: Girlhood in the Pacific. Samoa - Philippines - Spain.
Macdonald and Co. Ltd. 1942 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark green cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed around edges with chips, tears and small pieces missing. Not price clipped). Front endpaper missing. Else a clean and tight copy. 110pp. With b/w photographs. The author was born Marjorie Ide, the youngest daughter of Henry Clay Ide, the United States Ambassador to Spain and Governor-General of The Philippines. She later married Sir John Randolph Leslie, 3rd Baronet, generally known as Shane Leslie. Here she describes her childhood, spent in exotic places and describes meeting Robert Louis Stevenson and later, the Dowager Empress of China. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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Chatham. His Early Life and Connections., LORD ROSEBERY:
31 LORD ROSEBERY: Chatham. His Early Life and Connections.
A.L.Humphreys 1910 (2nd.impr.). 
Tall 8vo. Maroon cloth gt. 526 pp. Sm. tear in cloth top side of spine repaired. Binding sl. faded / sl. rubbed. Very good to good. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Queen Victoria and Her Ministers. The Victorian Era from a New Angle., MARRIOTT, SIR JOHN A.R.:
32 MARRIOTT, SIR JOHN A.R.: Queen Victoria and Her Ministers. The Victorian Era from a New Angle.
John Murray. London. 1933 1st.edition 
Tall 8vo. In purple cloth covers with gilt to white title label on spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Small marks to covers. Cigarette card of Queen Victoria pasted on front flyleaf. Clipped). Mild foxing to edges, affecting pages inside. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 236pp. With b/w plate illustrations. The author illustrates the practical working of the monarchy by a series of sketches of the ten Prime Ministers of the reign, and a disclosure of the relations between them and the Queen. 
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More than Shadows. A Biography of W. Russell Flint., PALMER, ARNOLD:
33 PALMER, ARNOLD: More than Shadows. A Biography of W. Russell Flint.
London, The Studio, 1943 1st ed. 
Hardback, 10 x 6 ins. In original navy blue cloth covers with bronze lettering to spine and design to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Top page edges blued. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbing to edges and spine. Small tear to bottom front edges. Price clipped.) Some minor rubbing to corners. Inside pages all clean and tight throughout. 146pp. Illustrated with 8 colour and 136 b&w plates. Includes Bibliography and list of books illustrated by W. Russell Flint. Great resource on this artist; Concise, well-illustrated study; includes a list of illustrated books, plus biographical summary and bibliography. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The letters of Eliza Pierce. 1751-1775, with letters from her son Pierce Joseph Taylor, a schoolboy at Eton., PIERCE, ELIZA and MACDONALD, VIOLET, ed:
34 PIERCE, ELIZA and MACDONALD, VIOLET, ed: The letters of Eliza Pierce. 1751-1775, with letters from her son Pierce Joseph Taylor, a schoolboy at Eton.
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. 1927 1st edition 
Tall 8vo. In original bevelled purple silk covers with gilt to spine and front. In good condition. Spine darkened and slightly rubbed at top and bottom. Edges of covers darkened and small marks on spine and front. Corners slightly rubbed. owners inscription on front endpaper.Small marks on front endpapers and first blank page. Many pages uncut. 124pp. with b/w portrait frontis. Limted to 670 copies of which 75 copies, numbered 1 to 75 have been printed on Millbourn hand-made paper. This is number 68. A collection of letters of an 18th century Devonshire woman, with some comment on the literature of the day (Amelia, Tom Jones). Includes letters in return from her son. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Life and Times of Anthony a Wood. Abridged from Andrew Clark’s edition and with an introduction by Llewelyn Powys., POWYS, LLEWELYN:
35 POWYS, LLEWELYN: The Life and Times of Anthony a Wood. Abridged from Andrew Clark’s edition and with an introduction by Llewelyn Powys.
Wishart and Company. London. 1932 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. 319pp. Frontis portrait and fold out map of Oxford. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to front board. Rubber stamp and old stain from sticky tape to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Llewelyn Powys abridged the life of Anthony a Wood from the original five volume edition. The subject was born in the reign of Charles I and died in the reign of William and Mary. He lived through the Civil War and spent most of his life in Oxford. 
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Clarissa. Or, The History of a Young Lady: Comprehending The Most Important Concerns of Private Life. The Fourth Edition. In Eight Volumes., RICHARDSON, Samuel;
36 RICHARDSON, Samuel; Clarissa. Or, The History of a Young Lady: Comprehending The Most Important Concerns of Private Life. The Fourth Edition. In Eight Volumes.
S. Richardson. London. 1759 4th 
Eight Volumes. Size approx 4 x 6.5 inches. Full calf leather bindings, with raised banding to spines and gilt numbering and edging. In good conditions. Covers have some wear, rubbing to edges, corners bumped, spines cracked. Ends of spines nicked with some minor loss. Spine labels lost. 328pp; 351pp; 352pp; 383pp; 358pp; 432pp; 437pp; 308pp. Includes new material and text that was left out in previous editions. 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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Chatham His Early Life and Connections, Rosebery, Lord:
37 Rosebery, Lord: Chatham His Early Life and Connections
Arthur L. Humphreys 1910 1st edition 
In original red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 526pp. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded, front partly faded. Edges lightly rubbed with slight scratches to front and spine. Mild foxing to edges. Browning to endpapers. Else clean and tight copy. Biography of the early years of William Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham who became Prime Minister in 1766. This book covers his youth, years in the Army and early days as an MP up to 1756. Perhaps Rosebery’s best work. In many ways Pitt was as complex as Rosebery himself. Both had complex private lives that biographers still have trouble understanding and both had many ups and downs in complex public careers. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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38 SAMUEL, THE RT. HON. VISCOUNT: Memoirs.
The Cresset Press 1945 (1st.). 
Red cloth gt. 8 b/w plates. 304 pp. Colour on spine faded. Else vg. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Letters to Max Beerbohm with a few answers. Edited by Rupert Hart-Davis., SASSOON, SIEGFRIED:
39 SASSOON, SIEGFRIED: Letters to Max Beerbohm with a few answers. Edited by Rupert Hart-Davis.
London. Faber and Faber. 1986 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with silver to light blue title label on spine. With dustwrapper. 114pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Letters between the two writers, includes Sassoons’s account of a three week stay with Beerbohm and obituary broadcast tribute. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Robert Graves Life on the Edge., SEYMOUR, MIRANDA:
40 SEYMOUR, MIRANDA: Robert Graves Life on the Edge.
London: Doubleday 1995 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper 524pp. With b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Published to mark the centenary of Graves’ birth. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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