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A Saga of the "Sunbeam" With Photogravure Portrait and 12 Illustrations from Photographs.

By: HUTCHINSON, HORACE G.:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co., 1911 1st:

Seller ID: 79813


Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. Dark green full calf leather fine binding. Gilt decorative paneled boards, gilt decoration, lettering and raised banding to spine, gilt crest to front, gilt dentelles, marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Some fading and darkening to spine, some minor handling marks to boards. Prize label to front endpaper “Hamilton W. Simpson by Earl Brassey, 1911.” (Husband of Lady Brassey - to whom this book is dedicated.) Some minor foxing spots to inside pages, else a very clean and tight copy. A rare 1st edition copy. 211pp. Illustrated wi... View more info

Five Sisters.

By: LARKEN, PEGGY:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London. Robert hale and Co. 1970 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73593


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In orange cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends with small marks. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges.Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1970. Else a clean and tight copy. 208pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and diagrams. Shortly after WWII, the Larken family bought a Thames Sailing Barge, the Five Sisters. Over the next 18 years they sailed and worked around Northern Europe. View more info

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Mischief Goes South

By: TILMAN, H. W.;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London Hollis & Carter 1968 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76761


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, mark to front, small tear bottom of spine, price clipped.) Minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Some pencil notes and pen underlining. Else a clean and tight copy. 189pp. With maps and many b&w photo illustrations. View more info