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Peter Scott: Painter and Naturalist, Huxley, Elspeth
161 Huxley, Elspeth Peter Scott: Painter and Naturalist
UK Faber & Faber 1993 0571161464 / 9780571161461 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Described by David Bellamy as the 'father of conservation' and by David Attenborough as its patron saint, Peter Scott led a crusade for endangered wildlife which captured the imagination of an entire generation. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Isaiah Berlin: A Life, Ignatieff, Michael
162 Ignatieff, Michael Isaiah Berlin: A Life
UK Chatto & Windus 1998 0701163259 / 9780701163259 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Not only is Isiah Berlin thought to be the greatest and most humane of modern liberal philosophers , but his life story presents a vivid and thought-provoking chronicle of our time. Berlin agreed to talk to the author about his past, and from this sprang a rich, spreading sequence of conversations with continued through his final decade; the result is the first, full authorised biography. The text block has a little spotting to its front edge. The D/W ha some wear to its corners and edges. It is still a good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1890 Vision et realite, Ingo F. Walther
163 Ingo F. Walther Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1890 Vision et realite
GmBH Benedikt Taschen 1990 3822896306 / 9783822896303 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book covers the artist's life from 1853 to 1890 , it is full of colour illustrations as well as monochrome. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
North Face of Soho Unreliable Memoirs Vol 1V, James Clive
164 James Clive North Face of Soho Unreliable Memoirs Vol 1V
London Picador. 2006 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
the d/w is lightly scuffed with small tear at the bottom on the back. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
165 James Clive The Crystal Bucket
London Johnathan Cape 1981 0224018906 / 9780224018906 First Edition Hardcover Poor Poor Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is a second selection from Clive James's weekly television column, which was required Sunday reading for over a million people in Britain .This is a hardback book in V/G condition as is the D/W. there is a dedication on the ffep. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
A Fierce Quality: A Biography of Brigadier Alastair Pearson, James, Julian
166 James, Julian A Fierce Quality: A Biography of Brigadier Alastair Pearson
UK. Leo Cooper 1989 0850523621 / 9780850523621 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Alastair Pearson, the subject of this biography, is one of the very small band of men to have achieved the distinction of winning the DSO and three bars. Add to this the fact that he also won the Military Cross and is further entitled to the post-nominal letters CB, OBE, TD and HML and it will be readily understood that this is a book about a very remarkable man. Pearson as this book leaves you in no doubt, was the fighting soldier par excellence. There is an EX Libris label on the F.E.P bearing the former owner's name . There is also a long mark , up to 13 cm long between the front pastdown and the f.e.p. The text block shows light marking on the page edges. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
Sons of Heaven: A Portrait of the Japanese Monarchy, Jerrold M. Packard
167 Jerrold M. Packard Sons of Heaven: A Portrait of the Japanese Monarchy
UK Macdonald Queen Anne Press. 1988 0356171248 / 9780356171241 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Sons of Heaven tells the little- known story of the oldest and most mysterious monarchy in the world: men - and a few women - who for nearly two millennia have stood incontestably as Japan's supreme fount of authority. There is writing at the corner of the front end paper, and the D/W has creasing and a few indents. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
And That's Not All: The Memoirs of Joan Plowright., Joan Plowright
168 Joan Plowright And That's Not All: The Memoirs of Joan Plowright.
uk Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001 0297645943 / 9780297645948 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
With a host of good stories of a life devoted to acting, of fellow actors and directors, she recalls a career that continued to flourish in the years sinceOlivier's death. Joan Plowright reveals herself as a natural raconteur: her memoirs are a delight. There is light shelf wear to the D/W. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Letters Home, Johnston, Brian
169 Johnston, Brian Letters Home
UK Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998 0297841270 / 9780297841272 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
From the year Brian Johnston went to boarding school in 1920 until he was demobbed in 1945, he wrote a letter to his mother almost every week. A bundle of over 400 of Brian's letters were hidden in a box in his study after his death in 1994. These, often intimate, letters provide a remarkable insight into one of our most loved radio and television personalities. The d/j has light edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
170 Jones Tristan Saga of a Wayward Sailor
Toronto Bodley Head 1980 0370302737 / 9780370302737 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The book d/w has a slight tear on fold of d/w and has self wear but otherwise good. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Keane: The Autobiography., Keane, Roy; Dunphy, Eamon
171 Keane, Roy; Dunphy, Eamon Keane: The Autobiography.
London UK Michael Joseph 2002 0718145542 / 9780718145545 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 

Price: 15.00 GBP
172 Keating Frank Gents & Players : More Classics from His Sporting Bag
London Robson Books 1986 0860513653 / 9780860513650 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 John Jensen 

Price: 10.00 GBP
The Royals, Kelley, Kitty
173 Kelley, Kitty The Royals
USA Warner Books 1997 0446517127 / 9780446517126 America First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is in very good condition the bottom of the spine has a small amount of shelf wear. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Lumberjack, Kurelek, William
174 Kurelek, William Lumberjack
Uk Collins 1977 0001837257 / 9780001837256 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 Kurelek, William 
When he was a young man, the author signed up as a lumberjack in the Canadian bush. Now he has drawn on his memoirs and experiences and in detail text and 25 stunning full- colour paintings he describes a way of life that has virtually disappeared. There is a gift dedication in ink on the front paste down and there are small marks to the D/W which is also priced clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Nelson: Britannia's God of War, Lambert, Andrew
175 Lambert, Andrew Nelson: Britannia's God of War
UK. Faber & Faber 2004 0571212220 / 9780571212224 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
What made Nelson so special? His peers included many able and pugnacious commanders, the Royal Navy was already the most successful professional fighting force of the age - so what individual quality led Byron to celebrate Nelson's genius as Britannia's God of War. This book explores one man's genius, to understand how one of the greatest warriors that Britain ever produced transformed the art of conflict, enabling his country to survive the challenge of total war and international isolation The text block has light spotting to its page edges. Please note: Standard shipping ( 2nd class ) to world Zone One and world Zone Two is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 Days. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
The King - Denis Law - The Autobiography, Law Denis
176 Law Denis The King - Denis Law - The Autobiography
London UK Bantam Press 2003 0593051408 / 9780593051405 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The d/w has light creasing to the top. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
177 Lee, Christopher This Sceptred Isle: The Dynasties: Britain's Most Powerful Families
UK. BBC Books 2002 0563537485 / 9780563537489 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book is a fascinating survey of the fluctuating fortunes of a privileged elite, their loyalties tested and rewarded, honours bestowed and withdrawn, their successes and failures, their adulteries, scheming, intrique, bloody battles, murderous plots and shocking executions - stories that reveal the true power behind the throne. There is some light marking to the f.e.p. and the back panel on the DJ. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
178 Lemmon David Benson and Hedges Cricket Year Fifth Edition
London Guild Publishing 1986 Guild Publishing Hardcover Very good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The book is in very good condition. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
179 Lemmon David Ken McEwan
London George Allen Unwin 1985 0047961120 / 9780047961120 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
A signed edition of Ken McEwan's autobioghy. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
John, Lennon Cynthia
180 Lennon Cynthia John
London Hodder Stoughton 2005 034089511X / 9780340895115 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Cynthia Lennon is one of the closest surviving witnesses of events that have passed into music legend. this is an extraordinary story about a man she never stopped loving.There is slight scuff marks on the cover due in part to it being black and the top corner has a small tear .the top of the hardcover has a dent in the middle of the top edge. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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