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A Better Class of Person : An Autobiography 1929-1956

By: Osborne, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 1981

Edition: 1st edition


285pp. Pictorial d.j. No inscriptions, fading, wear or clipping. The first installment of Osbourne's autobiography. View more info

A DICTIONARY OF EDWARDIAN BIOGRAPHY DURHAM

By: Pike, William Thomas

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Peter Bell, 1985

Edition: re-issue


87-284pp. A comprehensive list of contemporary biographies describing the lives of eminent men of the Durham. View more info

A FIGHTING CHANCE

By: Ridgeway, John and Blyth, Chay

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn, 1967

Edition: 2nd impression

Inscription: Inscribed By the Author


255pp. End paper maps. Several b/w photographs and copies of pages of the log. Two paratroopers tell how they took 92 days to row across the Atlantic. Inscribed by Blyth 'bon voyage Bylth' View more info

A Journal of the Life and Gospel Labours of John Conran, of Moyallen, in Ireland, who died in the year 1827. Now first published from the original MSS.

By: Conran, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Charles Gilpin, 1850

Edition: 1st edition


viii,248pp. Amateur sillouette portrait pasted down opposite title otherwise clean text. Neatly re-bound in purple cloth. The journal of the Irish preacher of the Society of Friends (Quaker), primarily of the years 1773-1822. View more info

A KIND OF PARADISE

By: Cannam, Helen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph, 1987

Edition: 2nd impression


470pp View more info

A LIFELONG PASSION NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA THEIR OWN STORY

By: Maylunas, Andrei & Mironenko, Sergei.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1996

Edition: First Edition


xvii, 667pp, with 22 illustrations, and a map. Translations from original documents by Darya Galy. Cover a little stained lower spine almost fine otherwise View more info

A LOST COMMANDER: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

By: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1933

Edition: original edition


299pp. Black buckram with Green blocked gilt dec. titles. Attractive green and gilt dec. end-papers. Copyright dated 1929. Title-page date 1933. View more info

A MEMOIR OF THOMAS BEWICK written by himself

By: Bewick, Thomas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press, 1961

Edition: 1st Cresset Press edition


xxxiv,204pp. Edited and with an introduction by Montague Weekley. Illus. with Thomas Bewick wood engravings. Very nice copy. D.j. a v. trifle rubbed to the edges. View more info

A Mingled Measure Diaries, 1953-1972

By: Lees-Milne, James.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1994

Edition: 1st edition reprint


viii, 325pp. Colour ill. d.j. No fading, inscriptions, wear or marks. View more info

A NORTH COUNTRY MAID

By: Craddock, Mary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London, 1960

Edition: 1st edition


160pp. Grey boards, red blocked titles.Neat owners signature. View more info

A PORTRAIT OF JANE AUSTEN

By: Cecil, David.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Classics, 2000

Edition: re-issue


208pp. 23 colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial card card covers. No inscroptions. A nice copy. View more info

A Rage to Live: A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton

By: Mary S. Lovell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Richard Burton, Little, Brown and Company, 1998

Edition: 1st UK Edition


xviii, 910, 55 illustrations and 2 maps (one full page, one on the front endpapers). No clipping or inscriptions. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

By: Strunky, Rose.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1914

Edition: First Edition


xxxv, 360pp. Index 325-331pp and Adverts for publishers 326-360pp. With 5 illustrations and a map. A little edge foxing and end-papers browned. Bottom of spine has a small chip. View more info

Addicted to Romance: Life and Adventures of Elinor Glyn

By: Joan Hardwick

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1994

Edition: 1st Edition


306pp. No fading , wear, inscriptions or marks. View more info

ADRIAN BELL: VOICE OF THE COUNTRYSIDE

By: Gander, Ann

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Holm Oak Publishing, 2001

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the author


22pp.Black d.j. with colur illustration by Colin Self. Photographic plates. A fine signed copy with no fading, clipping, wear or marks. A biography of the East Anglian author and poet View more info