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Salamander; A brief History of Bestobell

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Salamander: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04485

Condition: Very Good


This is the company history of Bestobell Group which was founded in 1929 until the takeover by Meggit in 1986. tThere is light wear to the d/w. A good, tight copy. View more info

Redbreast: The Robin in Life and Literature

By: Andrew Lack

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Uk, SMH Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04696

ISBN: 0955382726

Condition: Near Fine


'Robin Redbreast', by eminent ornithologist David Lack was first published in 1950. It has been called ' a classic and truly delightful book'. A wealth of illustrations, including a Beatrix Potter watercolour, and one by J M W Turner, decorate the text. A clean, tight and delightful book. View more info

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A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time, Book 14)

By: Brandon Sanderson; Robert Jordan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Orbit: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04626

ISBN: 1841498726

Condition: Very Good


Working from notes and partials left by Robert Jordan when he died in 2007, and consulting with Jordan's widow, who edited all of Jordan's books, established fantasy writer Brendon Sanderson has recreated the vision Jordan left behind. This is the fourteenth and final book in the 'Wheel of Time' series. There is Robert Jordan's signature on the title page, but has this is a reprint, we think it is copied from the first edition, or it has been reproduced by auto-pen. View more info

Harris's Guide to Churches and Cathedrals

By: Brian Harris

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Ted Smart: 2006

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04693

ISBN: 0091916143

Condition: Near Fine


The unique, the unusual, the rare - these are the features that form the criteria for selection in Brian Harris's wonderful guide to churches and cathedrals. Fully illustrated throughout, this book will become a standard work of reference for anyone who loves visiting churches and wants to know more. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Henry: Virtuous Prince

By: David Starkey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, HarperPress: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04682

ISBN: 0007247710

Condition: Near Fine


This book gives a radical and unforgettable portrait of a Renaissance prince who turned tyrant, and unpicks the complexities of and influences over the king who, half a millennium after he lived, still towers over history. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

The Newgate Calendar

By: Folio Society

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04691

Condition: Very Good


These two volumes cover trials of Newgate prison between the dates 1700 to the nineteenth century. There is a mark on one of the volumes at the head of the spine. The slipcase shows light marking. A good, tight and clean 2 Vol set. View more info

Nelson & Emma

By: Folio Society

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04692

Condition: Very Good


This is the love story of Nelson and Emma . There are some small dark spots to the rear panel of the slipcase A good, tight copy. View more info

Quentin Blake: In the Theatre of the Imagination: An Artist at Work

By: Ghislaine Kenyon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Continuum: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04681

ISBN: 1441130071

Condition: Near Fine


Quentin Blake is one of the foremost illustrators of the twentieth century. Internationally cherished he is best known for his collaboration with Roald Dahl. This book forms a fitting tribute to Blakes extraordinary development as an artist and a testimony to his enduring legacy. There is a closed tear to the head of the spine on the D/W. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Kings and Things

By: H E Marshall

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Galore Park Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04699

ISBN: 1902984846

Condition: Near Fine


Kings & Things was first published in 1937 as a light-hearted romp through British history, to be read by parents to their children ' in the Story Hour which so often precedes the tragic necessity of going to bed. this book has a light humorous touch which should appeal to adults as well as children. A good, clean and tight copy View more info

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1Q84: Books 1 and 2

By: Haruki Murakami

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Harvill Secker: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04573

ISBN: 1846554071

Condition: Very Good


When books One and Two were published in Japan a million copies were sold in one month. readers were mesmerised by the story of Aomame and Tengo and the strange parrallel universe they inhabit. This is book One and Two in one volume. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Rudolf Nureyev: The Life

By: Julie Kavanagh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Fig Tree: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04680

ISBN: 1905490151

Condition: Very Good


This definitive biography, ten years in the making, draws for the first time on private papers, diaries and home-movie footage, and includes reminiscences from scores of colleagues and friends. One of the pages has been badly cut , and has a little triangle of extra paper. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. View more info

We Danced All Night: A Social History of Britain Between the Wars

By: Martin Pugh

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Bodley Head: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04687

ISBN: 0224076981

Condition: Very Good


Martin Pugh vividly shows how the British people reacted to privations of wartime by indulging in leisure and entertainment activities of all kinds. This account departs from the traditional perspective on interwar Britain as an era of unemployment and poverty, instead it points to a rise in real incomes improvements in diet and health and the spread of cheap luxuries. There is an inscription on the front end papers and the D/w has been price-clipped. View more info

Lloyd George and Churchill: Rivals for Greatness

By: Richard Toye

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04686

ISBN: 1405048964

Condition: Very Good


David Lloyd George and Winston Churchill were the two most significant figures in twentieth - century British politics. Drawing on a wide range of sources , including important previously unpublished material, the book allows us to view Lloyd George and Churchill - and their reputation - in proper perspective. There is light wear to the D/Ws top edge . View more info

The Fireside Book of Deadly Diseases

By: Robert Wilkins

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04694

ISBN: 0709048408

Condition: Very Good


This book chronicles in bizarre detail the influence of diseases on individuals, nations and the course of history. There is light creasing to the head of the d/w. A good, tight copy. View more info

Memoir

By: Thomas Bewick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Frank Graham: 1974

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04685

ISBN: 0859830659

Condition: Good


This biography provides a fascinating picture of the life and thoughts of a great artist as well as a vivid description of Tyneside in the 18th century. This volume is a facsimile of the first edition published in 1862. The text block has foxing to its head and page edges there is also marking on the end papers. The spine of the D/W is faded and the head and base show signs of wear. View more info

Year in the Village of Eternity

By: Tracey Lawson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury UK: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04683

ISBN: 0747590362

Condition: Very Good


High in the Italian mountains, lies the village Campodimele which has attracted scientists from around the world, because its inhabitants live extraordinary long lives. With more than a hundred recipes, beautiful photographs, brimming with stories of warmth, friendship it is an intimate portrait of this unique and unforgettable place. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Bestiary

By: Translated by Richard Barber

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04465

Condition: Near Fine


Bestiary being an English version of the Bodleian Library, Oxford M.S. Bodley 764 with all the original miniatures reproduced in facsimile. Illustrated on the hardboards and a blue slipcase. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Clock This : My Life as an Inventor

By: Trevor Baylis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Publishing: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04689

ISBN: 0747273812

Condition: Near Fine


This is the incredible story of the man who invented the award-winning clockwork radio. This is undoubtedly a book for tomorrow from a man who has achieved much today. There is light creasing to the head of the spine on the D/w. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info