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The Sagas of Icelanders
1 The Sagas of Icelanders
USA Penguin Classics 2001 0141000031 / 9780141000039 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
In Iceland, the age of the Vikings is also called the Saga Age. A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's great literary treasures. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west - to greenland and, ultimately the coast of North America. The covers show wear to its edges , spine and the corners, the text block has light markings and is rough cut. There is also annotations written in pencil on some pages. Still a good tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
A History of England Volume I: Foundation., Ackroyd, Peter
2 Ackroyd, Peter A History of England Volume I: Foundation.
UK MacMillan. 2011 0230706398 / 9780230706392 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Peter Ackroyd , whose work has always been underpinned by a profound interest in and understanding of England's history, now turns to the story of England itself. He gives us a vivid sense of how our forebears lived: the homes they built, the clothes they wore, the food they ate, even the jokes they told. All are brought vividly to life through the narrative mastery of one of our finest writers. A Fine, clean tight copy. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
 
 
A Tangle of Otters, Anderson, Ian Saint-Barbe & Gabrielle Bordewich
3 Anderson, Ian Saint-Barbe & Gabrielle Bordewich A Tangle of Otters
UK Lutterworth Press 1984 0718826167 / 9780718826161 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Vividly and movingly Ian Anderson tells the story of a year in the life of a family of otters , and Gabrielle Bordewich's masterly drawings show the otters in all their grace and beauty and tell visual terms a story distinguished by its naturalness and integrity. The D/j shows light shelf wear with crimping to its edges and is priced clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World, Anderson, Tony
4 Anderson, Tony Life on the Levels: Voices from the Working World
UK Birlinn Ltd 2006 1841585041 / 9781841585048 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Chris Willoughby & Sophie Willoughby 
For countless generations this beautiful area of Somerset has been home to unique practices, professions and inherited traditions evolved over many years. Illustrated with evocative and poignant photographs of the landscape. This book is both a study and celebration of the men and women whose lives have always been lived to the rhythm of life on the levels. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives, Antón, Mauricio; Alan Turner
5 Antón, Mauricio; Alan Turner The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives
USA Columbia University Press 1997 0231102283 / 9780231102285 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
This extensively illustrated book is an exposition of the origins, diversification, and adaptations of the larger- bodied members, extant and extinct of the cat family. The text also allows readers to understand the big cats' place in nature, occurrence and preservation in the fossil record. There is edge wear to the hardboards edges, top and base, and the D/W also has edge ware to its edges with some small tears to the base and wear to the corners, it is also starting to delaminate. The D/W has also been stuck to the end papers by sticky tape. Otherwise it is still a good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Handbook of Japanese Mythology, Ashkenazi, Michael
6 Ashkenazi, Michael Handbook of Japanese Mythology
UK Oxford University Press 2008 0195332628 / 9780195332629 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Japanese gods to numerous to count , are known collectively as the eight million. They are the cast of a vast, complex mythology that encompasses two religions, three cultures, and three millennia, one whose ancient deities are still at work today. This book makes it easy to travel this vast yet little- known mythological landscape. This book shows light readers wear with a crease on the top front corner, the beginning of delamination to the edge of the front cover. A tight clean book 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Prisoner of Japan: A Personal War Diary, Singapore, Siam & Burma 1941-1945, Atcherley, Sir Harold
7 Atcherley, Sir Harold Prisoner of Japan: A Personal War Diary, Singapore, Siam & Burma 1941-1945
UK Memoirs Publishing 2012 1909304530 / 9781909304536 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Harold Atcherly was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. throughout his time as a prisoner from the fall of Singapore in 1942 until 1945 , he kept a diary, which he was able to bring home with him. This book is based on that diary, along with other diaries and official documents. The soft covers show light shelf wear. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Somerset Illustrated: The County's heritage in Prints & Drawings., Ball, W. Ball
8 Ball, W. Ball Somerset Illustrated: The County's heritage in Prints & Drawings.
UK Halsgrove 2001 0861834364 / 9780861834365 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
This unique book opens a window onto the heritage of Somerset from the perspective of illustrators and engravers who worked mainly in the days before the photograph. They left behind a fascinating body of work to delight the eye and recall a past that might at first sight appear to have gone forever but. on closer inspection, has survived with vigour into the present day. There is wear to the top corners on the D/W and a few indents on the back. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Fuller Understanding of the Paintings at Orsay, Bayle, Francois.
9 Bayle, Francois. Fuller Understanding of the Paintings at Orsay
Artlys 2001 2854951859 / 9782854951851 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
This publication on the collections of paintings at the Mus'ee d'Orsay is not merely one more among the already numerous books inspired by the richness of the works of art. It takes a truly different, dual approach. it is genuine guide that purposes both chronological pages, and also theme-based comparisons where the eyes of the various painters meet, sometimes glaringly. This book thus naturally reviews the great movements in the history of painting between 1848 and 1914. A good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
D-Day: The Battle for Normandy, Beevor, Anthony
10 Beevor, Anthony D-Day: The Battle for Normandy
UK Viking 2009 067088703X / 9780670887033 8th printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Making use of overlooked and new material from over thirty archives in half a dozen counties, D-Day is the most vivid and well researched account yet of the Battle of Normandy. As with Stalingrad and Berlin - The Downfall, Anthony Beevor's gripping narrative conveys the true experience of war. The D/W shows light shelf-wear and some indentations to the front cover. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Mystery of Olga Chekhova, Beevor, Anthony
11 Beevor, Anthony The Mystery of Olga Chekhova
UK Viking 2004 0670915203 / 9780670915200 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
This is the extraordinary tale of how one family survived the Russian revolution, the civil war, the rise of Hitler, the Stalinist terror and the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. The top corner of the black boards is bumped and the D/W shows some shelf wear. there is a spot on the fore edge of the text block. A good tight copy 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Nature of Cornwal, Bere, Rennie.
12 Bere, Rennie. Nature of Cornwal
UK Barracuda Books Ltd 1982 0860231631 / 9780860231639 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12 Marjorie Blamey & Franklin Coombs. 
This book is a comprehensive evocation of the county's wildlife, the first modern volume of its kind, informative, entertaining and a visual delight. The d/w/has been price clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Trafalgar: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History, Best, Nicholas
13 Best, Nicholas Trafalgar: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History
UK Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd 2005 0297846221 / 9780297846222 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Nicholas Best recreates the terrible tension and uncertainty of the naval campaign that led to one of the most famous sea fights in history. The author's original research draws on a wide range of eyewitnesses to craft a truly gripping minute-by-minute account of the most famous sea battle of all time. We have covered this book in a removable protective cover which will come with the book. A good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory, Bohm,D B.J. Hiley
14 Bohm,D B.J. Hiley The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory
UK Routledge 1993 0415065887 / 9780415065887 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In The Undivided Universe, the authors presents a radically different approach to quantum theory.An interpretation of quantum theory is developed which gives a clear, intuitive understanding of its meaning and in which there is a coherent notion of the reality of the universe without assuming a fundamental role for the human observer. There is a little spotting to the head of the text block. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
From Spitfire to Eurofighter: Forty Five Years of Combat Aircraft Design, Boot, Roy
15 Boot, Roy From Spitfire to Eurofighter: Forty Five Years of Combat Aircraft Design
UK Airlife Publishing Ltd 1990 1853100935 / 9781853100932 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Roy Boot is one of the most important figures in post-war aeronautical design, and the period he covers in this book is a long and varied one in the history of aviation. Indeed, the whole book is a fitting testimonial to the author's lifetime of service to the British aircraft industry. A nice clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone, Bower, Tom
16 Bower, Tom No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone
UK Faber and Faber 2011 057126929X / 9780571269297 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Bernie Ecclestone has never fully revealed how he graduated from selling second-hand cars in London's notorious Warren Street to become the major player he is today. But he finally decided to tell his life story. This book is a classic rags-to-riches saga, the unique story of a unique man. A clean and tight copy 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Sale of the Late King's Goods: Charles I & His Art Collection, Brotton, Jerry
17 Brotton, Jerry Sale of the Late King's Goods: Charles I & His Art Collection
UK Pan Macmillan 2006 1405041528 / 9781405041522 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Set against the backdrop of war, revolution, regicide, and moving from London to Venice, Mantua, Madrid, Paris and the Low Countries, The Sale of the Late King's Goods explores the formation and dispersal of King Charles I's art collection, one of the finest England has ever seen. There is a small tear 2mm long at the top of the spine on the D/W. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Ambassador's Mission: Book 1 of the Traitor Spy, Canavan, Trudi
18 Canavan, Trudi The Ambassador's Mission: Book 1 of the Traitor Spy
UK Orbit 2010 1841495913 / 9781841495910 2nd Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
As the son of the late High lord Arkkarin, and Sonea the Black Magician, Lorkin has a lot to live up to. So when Lord Dannyl takes the position of Guild Ambassador to Sachaka, Lorkin volunteers to be his assistant in the hopes of making his mark on the world. A good, clean and fine copy which we have covered in a protective removable plastic cover. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
The Traitor Queen: Book 3 of the Traitor Spy Trilogy, Canavan, Trudi
19 Canavan, Trudi The Traitor Queen: Book 3 of the Traitor Spy Trilogy
UK Orbit 2012 1841495956 / 9781841495958 2nd Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Events are building to a climax in Sachaka as Lorkin returns from exile with the Traitor rebels. The Traitor Queen is the triumphant conclusion to the Traitor Spy trilogy, which began with The Ambassador's Mission and continued with The Rogue. A good, fine tight copy which we have covered in a removable protective plastic cover. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Rogue: Book Two of The Traitor Spy Trilogy., Canavan, Trudi.
20 Canavan, Trudi. Rogue: Book Two of The Traitor Spy Trilogy.
UK Orbit 2011 184149593X / 9781841495934 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Living among the Sachakan rebels, Lorkin does his best to learn about them and their unique magic. but the Traitors are reluctant to trade their secrets for the Healing they so desperately want and, while Lorkin assumes they fear revealing their existence to the world, there are hints they have bigger plans. A good, clean and fine copy which we have covered in a removable protective plastic cover. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
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