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Image for A Very Ingenious Man. Claude Martin in Early Colonial India.

A Very Ingenious Man. Claude Martin in Early Colonial India.

By: LLEWELLYN-JONES, Rosie;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press. 1992:

Seller ID: 75236


Size approx 5.5 x 9 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt to spine. With glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition. (Dustwrapper slightly rubbed along top edge and slightly faded at spine and rear edge.) Some minor marks to cloth. Inside pages clean and tight. 241pp. With colour and b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Life of Sir Walter Scott Bart. Abridged from the Larger Work.

Life of Sir Walter Scott Bart. Abridged from the Larger Work.

By: LOCKHART, J. G.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London Adam and Charles Black, 1898:

Seller ID: 79563


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Polished red full-calf leather binding, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, with light green leather spine label. Gilt paneled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. In very good condition. Some fading to spine and minor rubbing to edges. Binders stamp to endpaper “Henry Young & Sons, Liverpool.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 837pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait. View more info

Image for Memoirs of a British Agent. Being an account of the author's early life in many lands and of his official mission to Moscow in 1918.

Memoirs of a British Agent. Being an account of the author's early life in many lands and of his official mission to Moscow in 1918.

By: LOCKHART, R. H. BRUCE;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Putnam. 1933:

Seller ID: 74804


Approx 6 x 9 inches. In blue cloth with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to cloth and corners. Slightly solied at rear leading edge. Owners label inside front endpaper else clean and tight throughout. 355pp. View more info

Image for Change Into Uniform. An Autobiography 1939-1946. Foreword by Angela, Countess of Limerick.

Change Into Uniform. An Autobiography 1939-1946. Foreword by Angela, Countess of Limerick.

By: LONG, HELEN:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton Limited. Lavenham. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73017


Size 7.25 x 9.25 inches. In white cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 158 pp. With b/w photographs. The author was a ‘Deb’in the 1930s, with a priviledged background, but when WWII came she enlisted as a V.A.D.Nurse and served in Cairo for the duration. View more info

Image for Louisa, Lady In Waiting. The personal diaries and albums of Louisa, Lady in Waiting to Queen Victoria and Queen Alexandra.

Louisa, Lady In Waiting. The personal diaries and albums of Louisa, Lady in Waiting to Queen Victoria and Queen Alexandra.

By: LONGFORD, ELIZABETH:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape. London. 1979 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 56013


4to. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. In good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks and slightly rubbed around edges. Price clipped). Covers slightly warped. Presentation inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 215pp. With b/w photographs throughout. These diaries of a Victorian and Edwardian Lady in Waiting disclose a uniquely feminine and intimate view of the reigns of two queens as seen... View more info

Image for Chatham. His Early Life and Connections.

Chatham. His Early Life and Connections.

By: LORD ROSEBERY:

Price: £11.00

Publisher: A.L.Humphreys 1910 (2nd.impr.).:

Seller ID: 54667


Tall 8vo. Maroon cloth gt. Sm. tear in cloth top side of spine repaired. Binding sl. faded / sl. rubbed. Very good to good. 526 pp. View more info

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A Passing World.

By: LOWNDES, Mrs BELLOC:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London. Macmillan. 1948 1st ed:

Seller ID: 73565


Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Mild foxing. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 275pp. With b/w portrait frontis. The author was the sister of Hilaire Belloc. This is fourth volume of her autobiography and covers her life in Londo... View more info

Image for Where Love and Friendship Dwelt.

Where Love and Friendship Dwelt.

By: LOWNDES, Mrs BELLOC:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London. Macmillan. 1943 1st ed:

Seller ID: 73569


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened and rubbed at ends with small chips and tears. Handling and other small marks. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears and small pieces missing. Not price clipped). neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 243pp. With b/w portrait frontis and one other portrait. The author was the si... View more info

Image for Lumsden of the Guides. A Sketch of the Life of L.-Gen. Sir Harry Burnett Lumsden, with selections from his correspondence and occasional papers. With Portraits, Maps and Illustrations.

Lumsden of the Guides. A Sketch of the Life of L.-Gen. Sir Harry Burnett Lumsden, with selections from his correspondence and occasional papers. With Portraits, Maps and Illustrations.

By: LUMSDEN, Gen. Sir P. S.: ELSMIE, G. R.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1900 2nd:

Seller ID: 79004


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 ins. Light brown cloth with red lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Lettering on spine faded. Slight darkening to endpapers, Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 336pp. 14 B&W photo illustrations inc. photgravure frontis and folding map at rear. View more info

Image for Biographies of Lord Macaulay. Twenty-Third Edition.

Biographies of Lord Macaulay. Twenty-Third Edition.

By: MACAULAY, Lord;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black. 1879:

Seller ID: 74849


Size approx 4.5 x 6.5 inches. In red full calf leather binding. With extensive gilt bordering to board edges and design to front, highly decorative gilt to spine with raised banding and label to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Small nick to top edge of board. Hinges slightly cracked. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else pages clean and tight throughout. 235pp. Bound by “Relfe Brot... View more info

Image for Adelaide and Theodore; or, Letters on Education: Containing all the principles relative to three different plans of Education; to that of Princes, and to those of young Persons of both sexes. Translated from the French of Madame la Comtesse de Genlis. The Second Edition, carefully corrected and amended. In Two Volumes.

Adelaide and Theodore; or, Letters on Education: Containing all the principles relative to three different plans of Education; to that of Princes, and to those of young Persons of both sexes. Translated from the French of Madame la Comtesse de Genlis. The Second Edition, carefully corrected and amended. In Two Volumes.

By: Madame la Comtesse de Genlis:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Dublin, Luke White, 1785 2nd:

Seller ID: 79342


2 vols. Hardbacks, approx 7 x 4 inches. In full polished calf leather bindings, gilt banding to spines, with red & green leather labels lettered & numbered in gilt. Plain endpapers. Light green page edging. In very good conditions. Top corners and top ends of spines bumped and chipped, some rubbing to edges. Darkening to spines with darker patch to bottom of vol.2. Bookplates to endpapers “John Lawson” & “Sir John Williams, Bodlewyddan.̶... View more info

Image for Wilfred Thesiger, The Life of the Great Explorer

Wilfred Thesiger, The Life of the Great Explorer

By: MAITLAND, Alexander:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press, 2011:

Seller ID: 79802


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Half bound in brown cloth and red paper bound spine, with silver lettering on spine. Glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW has barcode sticker to rear, in protective sleeve.) 528pp. With B&W photo illustrations and maps. View more info

Image for The Life of Robert, Lord Clive: Collected from the Family Papers communicated by The Earl Powis. With a Portrait and Map. In Three Volumes.

The Life of Robert, Lord Clive: Collected from the Family Papers communicated by The Earl Powis. With a Portrait and Map. In Three Volumes.

By: MALCOLM, Major-General Sir John:

Price: £260.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1836 1st:

Seller ID: 80533


3 volumes. Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound calf leather and marbled paper boards. With black leather spine labels, raised and gilt banding, red speckled edges. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some darkening to spines, extremities rubbed, some rubbing to boards. Corners slightly bumped. Some chips to leather on corners and edges. Minor spots to endpapers with some darkening to corners. Some minor darkening to frontis plate and map. Small tear to folded ... View more info

Image for The Wolf That Never Sleeps A Story of Baden-Powell

The Wolf That Never Sleeps A Story of Baden-Powell

By: Marguerite De Beaumont

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Published by The Girl Guides Assn. 1959:

Seller ID: 69200


Bound in original grey cloth with red lettering, & pictorial dustwrapper. Price clipped. In good condition. (Dw a bit rubbed, with a few chips on edges, slight loss.) Inside generally clean & tight. Illustrated. 95 pages Colored frontis of Baden-Powell. View more info

Image for Seven Friends. Oscar Wilde, Frank Harris, Aleister Crowley, John Cowper Powys, T. F. Powys, Llewelyn Powys, William Somerset Maugham.

Seven Friends. Oscar Wilde, Frank Harris, Aleister Crowley, John Cowper Powys, T. F. Powys, Llewelyn Powys, William Somerset Maugham.

By: MARLOW, Louis;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Richards Press, 1953 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78358


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Light grey cloth with black lettering to spine. In light blue dustwrapper. In very good condition: Dustwrapper is uncommon, thin tissue paper, some minor darkening to edges and some spots, rubbing to edges, small tear to bottom front edge. In protective sleeve. Cloth clean. Some minor darkening to endpapers. Some small spots to page edges else pages very clean and nice tight binding throughout. 170pp. View more info

Image for Queen Victoria and Her Ministers. The Victorian Era from a New Angle.

Queen Victoria and Her Ministers. The Victorian Era from a New Angle.

By: MARRIOTT, SIR JOHN A.R.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Murray. London. 1933 1st.edition:

Seller ID: 57259


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 work... View more info

Image for Memoirs of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock New Impression.

Memoirs of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock New Impression.

By: MARSHMAN, John Clark:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. 1909:

Seller ID: 79779


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Full calf leather binding, decorative gilt to spine and gilt decorative paneled boards. Gilt vignette to front “A.H.” Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good near fine condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, minor nick to top of spine. Bookplate to front endpaper “C. Crompton, 1915, Arnold House School.” Some light foxing to endpapers, else inside pages all clean and tight. 457pp. Illustrated with an engraved fro... View more info

Image for Acton. The Formative Years.

Acton. The Formative Years.

By: MATHEW, DAVID:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1946 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72990


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In light blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Handling and other marks. Not price clipped). Slight fading to ends of spine. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 196pp. With b/w illustrations. Biography of Lord Acton, an opponent of Radicalism and protagonist of the Liberty of the Individual against the State. The author... View more info

Image for Dentist On A Camel. Signed & Dedicated by the Author.

Dentist On A Camel. Signed & Dedicated by the Author.

By: MATTINGLEY, K.V.;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: K.V. Mattingley. Private. Australia. 1986 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74444


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. Bound in grey/brown buckram cloth with printed title to front and spine. With glossy dustwrapper. In very good condition. Dustwrapper slightly faded/sunbleached around edges and spine. Author’s dedicatory inscription to front endpaper dated 24.6.86 and signature again on title page. Inside pages clean tight and bright. 67pp. Pictorial endpapers. Colour portrait. Many B&W photo illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Sixty Years a Queen. The Story of Victoria’s Reign. Illustrated chiefly from the Royal Collections by Special Permission.

Sixty Years a Queen. The Story of Victoria’s Reign. Illustrated chiefly from the Royal Collections by Special Permission.

By: MAXWELL, Sir HERBERT:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswood, Harmsworth Brothers, n.d. ca1897.:

Seller ID: 79263


Hardback, large, 4to. 13 x 10 inches. In navy blue full leather binding with raised banding and decorative gilt to spine and covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends with small chip at bottom. Some rubbing to corners and rear board. Slight darkening to endpapers. Pages all very clean, bright and tight inside. 239pp. With colour frontis portrait and title page, b&w illustrations and photographs. Published to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen ... View more info