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The Journal of Rochfort Maguire 1852 - 1854 Volume II Two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, aboard HMS Plover in the search for Sir John Franklin

By: Bockstoce, John (Ed).

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London:, Hakluyt Society,: 1988.

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 7635

ISBN: 0904180263

Condition: Near Fine in VG+ DJ


2 b&w drawings, 1 map. Light rubbing to cloth edges. Gilt ship motif. Very slight creasing to dj edge. View more info

Allan Dwan the last Pioneer.

By: Bogdanovitch, Peter.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London:, Studio Vista,: 1971.

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 591

Condition: Very Good in Very Good DJ


Some fraying to top of dw with closed tear to top and bottom. View more info

Verdi.

By: Bonavia, Ferruccio.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London:, Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford,: 1930.

Edition: Edition not stated

Seller ID: 17501

Condition: Very Good +/no DJ


Bound in quarter cloth, scuffed at either end of spine, and paper-covered board: both lettered in gilt. Eps slightly discoloured. Spine very slighlty cocked. View more info

Boswell's Life of Jonson In Six Volumes, Vol. I-VI

By: Boswell, James; Birrell, Augustine (ed).

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London:, Archibald Constable and Co.,: 1906.

Edition: Fifth edition thus

Seller ID: 19733

Condition: Good/no DJ


Six volume set. Ex-lib; plates and stamps on all front end papers. All volumes are quite worn and discoloured. Vol. I has a lage black mark to fore edges and several markings to cloth. Hinges of all volumes are broken or starting to break. Eps in all volumes are discoloured. Vols IV and V have small tears to tops of spines. Labels on spines of Vols I, II and III are heavily chipped. View more info

Boswell's Life of Johnson In six volumes. Vol. I - Vol. VI

By: Boswell, James; Birrell, Augustine (ed).

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London:, Times Book Club,: 1912.

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 21888

Condition: Good


Six volume set. Vol. I: Cloth soiled and frayed at edges. Previous owners' details on half title. Slightly foxed. Eps discoloured. Vol. II: Cloth frayed at corners.Eps discoloured. Vol. III: Corners bumped. Top of backstrip torn. Foxed. Vol. IV - VI: Cloth frayed at corners.Eps discoloured. View more info

Malcolm Lowry Remembered.

By: Bowker, Gordon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:, Ariel Books,: 1985.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3321

ISBN: 0563203749

Condition: Very good+


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Prologue An Unconventional Life

By: Brady, Joan.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London:, Andre Deutsch,: 1994.

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 20299

ISBN: 023398884X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine DJ


Light shelf wear. View more info

Bertolt Brecht Diaries 1920-1922.

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Ramthun, Herta (editor); Willett, John (translator).

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York:, St Martin's Press,: 1979.

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 20621

ISBN: 0312077033

Condition: Very Good + in Good DJ


Previous owner's details on ffep. Price clipped. Light shelf wear. Dj worn and chipped. View more info

Ike His Life and Times

By: Brendon, Piers.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row,: 1986.

Edition: First edition, as stated

Seller ID: 20056

ISBN: 0060155086

Condition: Near Fine in VG+ DJ


Presentation copy; author's signed inscription on fly title. Slight shelf wear. Base corners bumped. Dj is a little worn and soiled. View more info

Thomas Cook 150 Years of Popular Tourism

By: Brendon, Piers.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London:, Secker & Warburg,: 1991.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 20057

ISBN: 0436199939

Condition: Fine in Fine DJ


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"H.B." and Laurence Irving.

By: Brereton, Austin.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London:, Grant Richards,: 1922.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 20256

Condition: Good/no DJ


Reading copy: Cloth worn, sunned and soiled, binding is a little loose, slightly foxed. View more info

Theodora Portrait in a Byzantine Landscape

By: Bridge, Antony.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London:, Cassell & Co,: 1978.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 7067

ISBN: 0340299820

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine DJ


Booksellers sticker on fep. Very slight creasing to dj edges. View more info

A Game of Moles The Deceptions of an MI6 Officer

By: Bristow, Desmond and Bristow, Bill.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:, Little Brown & Co.,: 1993.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9968

ISBN: 0316903353

Condition: Fine in Near Fine DJ


24 b/w photographs. Dw slighty creased at top front corner. View more info

J. B. Priestley.

By: Brome Vincent.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:, Hamish Hamilton ,: 1988.

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 367

Condition: Very Good in Very Good DJ


Inscribed to previous owner whose bookplate on fep. Corners bumped. Inch long tear at lower front fold of dw with some creases. View more info

UNCLE OF EUROPE.

By: Brook-Shepherd, Gordon .

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London:, Collins,: 1975.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19674

ISBN: 0002118564

Condition: Near Fine in Good DJ


Slight shelf wear. Dj is a little worn, creased and chipped, with a small tear to top.. View more info

Geoffrey Broom's War Letters and P.O.W. Diaries

By: Broom, Geoffrey; Broom, Barbara (ed).

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Pentland Press,: 1993.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 18070

ISBN: 1858210089

Condition: Fine in Fine DJ


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J. B. Priestley.

By: Broome, Vincent.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London:, Hamish Hamilton,: 1988.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3482

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ


16 b&w plates. Previous owners name on ffep. Bumping to corners. Creasing and scuffing to dj. View more info

Samuel Pepys Three Volume Set.

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:, Collins,: 1947, 1948, 1949.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7112

Condition: Very Good


Volume I: The Man in the Making - 4 b&w plates, 2 maps. Previous owners name on ffep. Discolouring to ffep, 4 pages loose. Major water damage to cloth and back pages. Mildewed and soiled. Rubbing to cloth. No Dj. Reprinted 1947. Volume II: The Years of Peril - 6 b&w plates, 2 maps. Light discolouring to eps, removal of bookplate from reverse of ffep. Foxing to page edges. Cloth water stained and soiled. Rubbing to cloth. No Dj. Reprinted 1948. Volume III: ... View more info

Samuel Pepys.

By: Bryant, Arthur.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press.:

Seller ID: 17753

Condition: Very Good +/no DJ


Illustrated biography in three volumes, bound as set in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine: Vol I: The Man in the Making. 1939 reprint. Eps illustrated with green line-drawn maps. With four bw plates besides. Spine cocked. Vol II: The Years of Peril. 1936 corrected reprint. With six bw plates. Cloth of spine loosened. One bashed corner. Vol III: The Saviour of the Navy. 1942 reprint. With six bw plates. Covers slightly scratched. Corners bashed. View more info

Smollett as Poet.

By: Buck, Howard Swazey.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New Haven:, Yale University Press,: 1927.

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14690

Condition: Very Good/no DJ


Cover is slightly worn and soiled. View more info