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Claudius The God and His Wife Messalina. The Troublesome Reign of Tiberius Claudius Caesar..., GRAVES, ROBERT;
81 GRAVES, ROBERT; Claudius The God and His Wife Messalina. The Troublesome Reign of Tiberius Claudius Caesar...
London, Arthur Barker, 1934 2nd printing. 
Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW rubbed at edges, darkened, chipped at ends of spine, torn portion to top front corner. In protective sleeve.) Slight lean to spine. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. 575pp. Folding Family Trees at rear and nr front. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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A Labrador Doctor. The Autobiography. Revised Popular Edition., GRENFELL, Sir Wilfred Thomason:
82 GRENFELL, Sir Wilfred Thomason: A Labrador Doctor. The Autobiography. Revised Popular Edition.
London. Hodder & Stoughton 1930 repr 
Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners and ends of spine. Corners bumped, and slightly nicked. Spine faded, some minor marks to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper, with two colour illustrations of Grenfell tipped in. Endpapers slightly darkened. Some foxing to title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 333pp. 4 b&w photo plates. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Lloyd George. From Peace to War. 1912-1916., GRIGG, JOHN:
83 GRIGG, JOHN: Lloyd George. From Peace to War. 1912-1916.
Methuen. 1985 1st edition. 
Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 527pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at top end with small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. The third volume of the biography of David Lloyd George. This volume covers the turbulent period of financial scandal, personal relationships, Irish Home Rule, and the outbreak of the Great War, during which he became Prime Minister. A ‘warts and all’ biography up to the point of Lloyd George’s becoming PM in 1916. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Lloyd George. The People’s Champion. 1902-1911., GRIGG, JOHN:
84 GRIGG, JOHN: Lloyd George. The People’s Champion. 1902-1911.
Eyre Methuen. 1978 1st edition. 
Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 391pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to spine. Slightly rubbed along top edge. Old small label to front fly leaf. Not price clipped). Small stain to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Second part of a biography of David Lloyd George. This volume covers his time in the Liberal government when he produced the ‘People’s Budget’ in 1909. With many of his speeches, and coverage of his personal life. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Bonnet and Shawl. An Album., GUEDALLA, PHILIP:
85 GUEDALLA, PHILIP: Bonnet and Shawl. An Album.
Hodder and Stoughton. 1929. 
Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 204pp. With b/w portrait plates. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped at top end. boards part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Contents: REAL: Jane Welsh Carlyle/ Catherine Gladstone/ Mary Arnold/ Mary Anne Disraeli/ Emily Tennyson/ Emily Palmerston. IDEAL: Lady Muriel James/ Sophia Swinburne/ Julie de Goncourt. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Last Great Empress of China., HALDANE, CHARLOTTE:
86 HALDANE, CHARLOTTE: The Last Great Empress of China.
Constable. London. 1966 repr. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 304pp. With b/w portrait frontis. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed and creased arouund edges with small chips and tears. Price clipped). mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Biography of Tzu Hsi, the the Empress Dowager, effectively the undisputed ruler of China up to 1908. The end of her reign saw the Boxer Rebellion, an unsuccessful attempt to remove foreigners from China. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy. Teach Yourself History. General editor A.L.Rowse., HALE, J.R.:
87 HALE, J.R.: Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy. Teach Yourself History. General editor A.L.Rowse.
The English Universities Press Ltd. 1961 1st edition. 
Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In cream cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. 244pp. With maps. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly darkened. Ink marks to front, back and fly leaves. Not price clipped). Ink marks in margins. Red ink notes to back endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The life and work of Nicolo Machiavelli. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Memoirs of Count Grammont. Translated by Horace Walpole. Wood Engravings by Wilfred Jones. Limited edition., HAMILTON, Count ANTHONY:
88 HAMILTON, Count ANTHONY: Memoirs of Count Grammont. Translated by Horace Walpole. Wood Engravings by Wilfred Jones. Limited edition.
London. John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd. 1928. 
Size 6.75 x 9.75 inches. In maroon cloth boards with gilt to grey cloth spine. Top edge gilt. 230pp. With wood engraved plates with titled tissue guards. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Philibert, Comte de Grammont (1621 – 31 January 1707), was a French nobleman. This biography was written by Antoine Hamilton, his brother-in-law. He spent some time at the Court of King Charles II, where he married his wife and the most interesting part of the book contains an account of that king’s licentious court. With biographical sketch of Anthony hamilton. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Letters and Poems of Bishop Moule. Selections From the Spiritual Letters and Poems of Handley Carr Glyn Moule Bishop of Durham (1901 - 1920)., HARFORD, John Battersby; MOULE, H. C. G.;
89 HARFORD, John Battersby; MOULE, H. C. G.; Letters and Poems of Bishop Moule. Selections From the Spiritual Letters and Poems of Handley Carr Glyn Moule Bishop of Durham (1901 - 1920).
London Marshall Brothers Ltd. 1921 1st ed 
Hardback. 7.5 x 5 ins. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine a little faded. Rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Some rubbing to boards. Slight darkening to endpapers; neat inscription and label to front. Else a very clean and tight copy. 116pp. With photo portrait frontis. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Minor Lives. A Collection of Biographies by John Nichols. Annotated and with an Introduction on John Nichols and the Antiquarian and Anecdotal Movements of the late Eighteenth Century., HART, EDWARD L. (ed):
90 HART, EDWARD L. (ed): Minor Lives. A Collection of Biographies by John Nichols. Annotated and with an Introduction on John Nichols and the Antiquarian and Anecdotal Movements of the late Eighteenth Century.
Harvard University Press. Mass. 1971 1st edition, 
Size 6.75 x 9.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Grey endpapers. 367pp. With b/w portrait plates. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. John Nichols was the third editor of the Gentleman’s Magazine and wrote short biographies of noted antiquarians and collectors of anecdotes. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Lennon Legend. An illustrated life of John Lennon. Features removable reproductions of Handwritten Lyrics, Artwork and Rare Memorabilia, Plus ‘In His Own Words’ CD, with John speaking about his life and art, and a live recording of ‘Imagine’., HENKE, JAMES:
91 HENKE, JAMES: Lennon Legend. An illustrated life of John Lennon. Features removable reproductions of Handwritten Lyrics, Artwork and Rare Memorabilia, Plus ‘In His Own Words’ CD, with John speaking about his life and art, and a live recording of ‘Imagine’.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2003 1st UK edition. 
Size 9.75 x 10.5 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with illustrated hard card slip case. 64pp. With b/w and colour photographs and facsimile handwritten pages, coloured pages, and facsimile artefacts in pockets. In near fine condition with very good slipcase. A very clean and tight copy. The life and career of John Lennon with many photographs and facsimile handwritten pages and artefacts such as tickets, programmes, etc. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Margaret Hobhouse and Her Family By Her Son., HOBHOUSE, Stephen;
92 HOBHOUSE, Stephen; Margaret Hobhouse and Her Family By Her Son.
Private. The Stanhope Press. 1934 1st edition 
Size approx 5.5 x 9 inches. In dark blue/grey cloth covers with gilt to front and spine. In very good condition, Some minor rubbing to edges and corners of cover. Inside pages slightly faded else clean and tight. 292pp. With 8 b&w illustrations plus embellishments. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Life of Charles M. Doughty., HOGARTH, D. G.;
93 HOGARTH, D. G.; The Life of Charles M. Doughty.
London, Oxford, Humphrey Milford, University Press, 1928 1st edition 
Hardback, 10.5 x 7 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original dustwrapper. Plain endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in plastic sleeve, rubbing and some minor tears to edges and some slight darkening, small chip at top of spine.) Cloth clean, endpapers clean, ‘half-title’ page slightly darkened else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 216pp. 10 b&w illustrations plus folding map at rear. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Coleridge. Darker Reflections., HOLMES, RICHARD:
94 HOLMES, RICHARD: Coleridge. Darker Reflections.
HarperCollinsPublishers. 1998 1st edition.. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. 622pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author covers the last thirty years of the poet’s life. A difficult time, during which he travelled widely, his marriage ended, his opium addiction increased, he quarreled with friends and his son became an alcolholic. But his work went on and the author argues that it was a new and stronger Coleridge who emerged. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Theodore Hook: A Sketch. Edition Third., HOOK, Theodore;
95 HOOK, Theodore; Theodore Hook: A Sketch. Edition Third.
John Murray, London. 1852 
Size approx 4 x 7 inches. Half bound in calf leather and marbled paper covered boards.With gilt to edges and highly decorative gilt to spine with raised banding and label. Marbled page edges. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners, corners bumped. Small nicks to leather. New plain endpapers. Neat inscription, and some minor foxing to title. else pages clean and tight. 102pp. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Full Life., HORROCKS, Sir BRIAN:
96 HORROCKS, Sir BRIAN: A Full Life.
London, Collins, 1960 1st ed 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. In illustrated red dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW slight fading to spine, minor darkening to rear, tear to bottom corner edge, small nicks to corners.) Corners of boards slightly bumped. Inside pages very clean and tight. Else a clean and tight copy. 320pp. With b/w photographs and maps. Autobiography of Lieut-General Sir Brian Horrocks. The author served in both World Wars and later became a well known broadcaster. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Turn Back the Clock. Bygone days in South Canterbury, New Zealand. Signed copy., HOSKEN, EVELYN:
97 HOSKEN, EVELYN: Turn Back the Clock. Bygone days in South Canterbury, New Zealand. Signed copy.
A.H. and A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1968 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to maintitle page, dated 1968. A clean and tight copy. 164pp. With b/w photographs and maps. Reminiscences from the late 19th century, with many period photographs. Signed by the author. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Echo de Paris. A Study from Life. Limited Numbered Edition., HOUSMAN, Laurence;
98 HOUSMAN, Laurence; Echo de Paris. A Study from Life. Limited Numbered Edition.
Jonathan Cape. London. 1923 1st edition 
Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with purple cloth to spine and grey paper covered boards. With original dustwrapper and spine label. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (Dustwrapper edges rubbed, spine darkened, ends chipped.) Some minor foxing to page edges else a tight clean acopy. Some pages uncut. 60pp. Numbered 676 of 750. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Queen of the Desert. The Story of Lady Hester Stanhope. Illustrated by Hilary Abrahams., HUGHES, JEAN GORDON:
99 HUGHES, JEAN GORDON: Queen of the Desert. The Story of Lady Hester Stanhope. Illustrated by Hilary Abrahams.
Macmillan. 1967 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 160pp. With b/w illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Small rubbed patch to front. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slightly musty. Else a clean and tight copy. Lady Hester Stanhope was born into the Whig aristocracy of the 18th century and was a neice of William Pitt. In 1809 she travelled, first to Greece, and then to what is now Syria and Lebanon. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Bournemouth Firemen at War. Signed, dedicated copy., HUGHES, TED:
100 HUGHES, TED: Bournemouth Firemen at War. Signed, dedicated copy.
Dorset Publishing Company. 1991 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 128pp. With b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Author’s signed dedicatory inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. The author joined the Bournemouth Fire Brigade at the age of 16 and served through WWII. This is the story of Bournemouth under fire and the men who protected the town. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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