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Image for Mozart’s Women. His Family, His Friends, His Music.

Mozart’s Women. His Family, His Friends, His Music.

By: GLOVER, JANE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Macmillan. 2005 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74032


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Dark maroon endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Occasional underlining and pencil marks in margins. Else a clean and tight copy. 407pp. With colour plates. The author discusses the women in Mozart’s life, his loves, his relatives, his friends and the female characters in his operas. View more info

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Colonialism. The Golden Years.

By: GOLDING, J.A.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlings (Kent) Ltd. 1987 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70751


Size 6.0 x 8.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper, dated 1996. Else a clean and tight copy. 257pp. With b/w photographs and a map. Autobiography of a colonial civil servant who worked in East Africa. View more info

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Dorset Who’s Who.

By: GRANT, JOHN:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: n.d. ca 1910.:

Seller ID: 73867


Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. Re-bound in maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Slight browning to edges. Occasional small marks and foxinf spots. Unpaginated, but page numbers written in pencil. Else a clean and tight copy. 135pp. With b/w portrait plates and views. Brief family histories and biographies of notable men living in Dorset in the early 20th century. Editor’s note “It is hoped that the present is... View more info

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Stella Benson. A Biography.

By: GRANT, Joy;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan London. 1987 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74573


Size approx 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt to spine. With original pictorial glossy dustwrapper. In very good condition. Pages slightly darkened/faded. Dustwrapper very good. Minor tear to bottom of rear endpaper. 339pp. With b&w illustrations. View more info

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Good-Bye to All That. An Autobiography.

By: GRAVES, ROBERT:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape 1931 ‘Life and Letters Series’ reissue:

Seller ID: 78617


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. View more info

Image for The Life and Pontificate of Gregory the Seventh.

The Life and Pontificate of Gregory the Seventh.

By: GREISLEY, Sir Roger:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Longman Rees Orme Brown Green & Longman, 1832 1st ed.:

Seller ID: 79557


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In Quarter-Bound dark-blue/purple polished calf Leather binding, marbled boards, raised and gilt banding to spine, with lettering to maroon label and blind embossed decorations. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges, corners and ends of spine. Some minor fading to leather. Boards rubbed. Mini leather booklabel to front endpaper “George Tudor.” Some minor small spots to inside pages else a v... View more info

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A Labrador Doctor. The Autobiography. Revised Popular Edition.

By: GRENFELL, Sir Wilfred Thomason:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. Hodder & Stoughton 1930 repr:

Seller ID: 76805


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. View more info

Image for Lloyd George. The People’s Champion. 1902-1911.

Lloyd George. The People’s Champion. 1902-1911.

By: GRIGG, JOHN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Eyre Methuen. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73668


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 391pp. With b/w photographs. Second part of a biography of David Lloyd George. This volume covers his time in the Liberal government when he produced the &#... View more info

Image for Lloyd George. From Peace to War. 1912-1916.

Lloyd George. From Peace to War. 1912-1916.

By: GRIGG, JOHN:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Methuen. 1985 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73669


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 527pp. With b/w photographs. 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... View more info

Edward The Eighth - Our King. Foreword by Howard Marshall.

By: GROOM, A. V:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Allied Newspapers Ltd. (n.d.).:

Seller ID: 54867


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. View more info

Image for Bonnet and Shawl. An Album.

Bonnet and Shawl. An Album.

By: GUEDALLA, PHILIP:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton. 1929.:

Seller ID: 73852


Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 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. 204pp. With b/w portrait plates. 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. View more info

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The Last Great Empress of China.

By: HALDANE, CHARLOTTE:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Constable. London. 1966 repr.:

Seller ID: 73248


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 304pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Biography of Tzu Hsi, the the Empress Dowager, effectively the undisputed ruler of China up to 1908. The end of her reign saw t... View more info

Image for Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy. Teach Yourself History. General editor A.L.Rowse.

Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy. Teach Yourself History. General editor A.L.Rowse.

By: HALE, J.R.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The English Universities Press Ltd. 1961 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74050


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In cream cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. 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. 244pp. With maps. The life and work of Nicolo Machiavelli. View more info

Image for Scrimgeour’s Small Scribbling Diary. 1914-1916. The truly astonishing wartime diary and letters of an Edwardian gentleman, naval officer, boy and son.

Scrimgeour’s Small Scribbling Diary. 1914-1916. The truly astonishing wartime diary and letters of an Edwardian gentleman, naval officer, boy and son.

By: HALLAM, RICHARD / BEYNON, MARK:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Conway. 2008 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74067


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In brown hard card covers with black lettering. With illustrated half dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 304pp. With b/w photographs, maps and illustrations. 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... View more info

Image for Memoirs of Count Grammont. Translated by Horace Walpole. Wood Engravings by Wilfred Jones. Limited edition.

Memoirs of Count Grammont. Translated by Horace Walpole. Wood Engravings by Wilfred Jones. Limited edition.

By: HAMILTON, Count ANTHONY:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London. John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd. 1928.:

Seller ID: 73099


Size 6.75 x 9.75 inches. In maroon cloth boards with gilt to grey cloth spine. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 230pp. With wood engraved plates with titled tissue guards. 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 ... View more info

Image for The Journal of John Wodehouse First Earl of Kimberley for 1862-1902. Camden Fifth Series, volume 9.

The Journal of John Wodehouse First Earl of Kimberley for 1862-1902. Camden Fifth Series, volume 9.

By: HAWKINS, ANGUS / POWELL, JOHN (eds):

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Royal Historical Society. 1997 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67335


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. View more info

Image for 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’.

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’.

By: HENKE, JAMES:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2003 1st UK edition.:

Seller ID: 68554


Size 9.75 x 10.5 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with illustrated hard card slip case. In near fine condition with very good slipcase. A very clean and tight copy. 64pp. With b/w and colour photographs and facsimile handwritten pages, coloured pages, and facsimile artefacts in pockets. The life and career of John Lennon with many photographs and facsimile handwritten pages and artefacts such as tickets, programmes, etc. View more info

Image for Margaret Hobhouse and Her Family By Her Son.

Margaret Hobhouse and Her Family By Her Son.

By: HOBHOUSE, Stephen;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Private. The Stanhope Press. 1934 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74360


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. View more info

Image for The Life of Charles M. Doughty.

The Life of Charles M. Doughty.

By: HOGARTH, D. G.;

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Oxford, Humphrey Milford, University Press, 1928 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77458


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. View more info

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Coleridge. Darker Reflections.

By: HOLMES, RICHARD:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers. 1998 1st edition..:

Seller ID: 73412


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 622pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. 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, h... View more info