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Image for Memoirs of the Late Major General Le Marchant. The Spellmount Library of Military History.

Memoirs of the Late Major General Le Marchant. The Spellmount Library of Military History.

By: LE MARCHANT, Denis:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Staplehurst, Spellmount, 1997 1st thus:

Seller ID: 78747


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Navy blue cloth. Glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. 315pp. With b&w illustrations, 12 colour plates and 3 maps. View more info

Image for The Valor of Ignorance With Specially Prepared Maps.

The Valor of Ignorance With Specially Prepared Maps.

By: LEA, Homer;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers London. 1909 1st:

Seller ID: 75659


8.5 x 5.5 ins. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine and also gilt vignette to front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Edges and spine a little rubbed. A couple of minor marks to cloth. Bookplate to front endpaper else a very clean and tight copy throughout. 344pp. 11 Map charts and frontis portrait. View more info

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Eton v. Winchester. 1826-1908.

By: LEIGH, R.A.AUSTEN:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Spottiswoode and Company, Limited.. London. 1909 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 63462


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. View more info

Image for Girlhood in the Pacific. Samoa - Philippines - Spain.

Girlhood in the Pacific. Samoa - Philippines - Spain.

By: LESLIE, Mrs SHANE:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Macdonald and Co. Ltd. 1942 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70950


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. Sh... View more info

Image for The Life of Pope Sixtus the Vth. Also A View of the Transactions of the Romith Church, and the most considerable affairs of Europe in that Age.

The Life of Pope Sixtus the Vth. Also A View of the Transactions of the Romith Church, and the most considerable affairs of Europe in that Age.

By: LETI, Gregorio:

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Wyat, 1704:

Seller ID: 78878


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Full calf leather binding, gilt lettering and banding to spine. Blind embossed and decorated front and rear boards. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and chipped, edges rubbed. Original leather boards laid over contemporary leather spine & lettering. Neat inscription to rear of front board “J. Miller, Portugal Shed, 1830.” Ex lib stamp to rear of title page. Some minor handling marks, spots and minor da... View more info

Image for The Story of the Royal Family. In Celebration of the Queen’s 60th Birthday and the Royal Wedding.

The Story of the Royal Family. In Celebration of the Queen’s 60th Birthday and the Royal Wedding.

By: LEVENSON, DAVID / HALL, TREVOR:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Colour Library Books. 1986.:

Seller ID: 61801


4to. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased with small tears at edges. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. With colour illustrations throughout. Published to celebrate the 60th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and the wedding of Charles and Diana. With colour photographs of many members of the Royal Family. View more info

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

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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