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1 "Q" (A T Quiller-Couch) - Editor & PROSPER, Paleologus (otherwise Constantine) Sir John Constantine
London Smith Elder & Co 1906 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Green cloth HB, 391 pages, in VG condition, a little scuffing around the edges, label inside front cover 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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2 ADIE, Kate The Kindness of Strangers : The Autobiography - INSCRIBED COPY
London Headline 2002 0755310721 / 9780755310722 First Edition Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 373 pages, in VG + VG condition. INSCRIBED COPY BY THE AUTHOR on the title page "To Sharon, Kate Adie". 
Price: 4.75 GBP
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3 AGOSIN, Marjorie The Alphabet in my Hands: A Writing Life
New Brunswick, Canada Rutgers University Press, 2000 081352704X / 9780813527048 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
HB + DW, 187 pages, in Fine + Fine condition, translated by Nancy Abraham Hall. 
Price: 8.08 GBP
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4 AMIS, Martin Experience
London Jonathan Cape 2000 0224050605 / 9780224050609 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 401 pages, in VG + VG condition, the book has a slight lean 
Price: 4.75 GBP
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5 ANGIER, Carole The Double Bond : Primo Levi - A Biography
London Viking 2002 0670883336 / 9780670883332 First Edition Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 898 pages, in VG + VG condition. For International Customers, please note : The packaged weight of this book is over 1.5kg and additional postage may be payable. Please email for details if required. We do not charge for packaging. 
Price: 4.75 GBP
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6 Anon The Journal of the William Morris Society : 21 Various Dates
London William Morris Society 1111 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
21 x card covered PBs, various colours, all in VG condition, comprising various dates between 1977 and 2002. If you require further information re the dates, please email us. For International Customers, please note : The packaged weight of these books is over 2kg and additional postage will be payable. We do not charge for packaging. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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7 Anon The Journal of the William Morris Society : Volume III Number 2 Summer 1976
London William Morris Society 1976 First Edition Paperback Fine 
Orange card covers, 32 pages, in Fine condition. Please note that we have selection of 21 copies of the journal comprising various dates between 1977 and 2002. These are available at the price of 10 plus postage. These are advertised further down this list on abe at the 10 mark (to make it easier for you to find). 
Price: 1.00 GBP
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8 BACH, Steven Dazzler : The Life and Times of Moss Hart
New York, NY, U.S.A. Alfred A Knopf 2001 0679441549 / 9780679441540 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
HB + DW 462 pages, in Fine + Fine condition. For International Customers, please note : The packaged weight of this book is over 1kg and additional postage will be payable. Please email for details if required. We do not charge for packaging. 
Price: 7.13 GBP
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9 BAILEY, Anthony Standing in the Sun : a Life of J M W Turner
London Sinclair-Stevenson 1997 0061180025 / 9780061180026 First American Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
HB + DW, 478 pages, in Fine + Fine condition. For International Customers : The packaged weight of this book is over 1kg and additional postage will be payable. Please email for details if required. We do not charge for packaging. 
Price: 4.75 GBP
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10 BARON, Robert C (edited by) Jefferson the Man : In His Own Words
Colorado, USA Fulcrum Publishing 1998 1555914268 / 9781555914264 First Paperback Edition Paperback Fine 
PB, 54 pages, in Fine condition 
Price: 2.85 GBP
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11 BAXTER, Glen Glen Baxter His Life : The Years of Struggle - Signed Copy
London Thames & Hudson 1983 0500013071 / 9780500013076 First Edition Hard Cover Fine 
Laminated pictorial HB, in Fine condition. SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR on the half title page. Please note that there is also on the reverse side of the same page a previous owner's inscription and the ink is showing through. 
Price: 13.78 GBP
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12 BELL, Quentin & GARNETT, Angelica Vanessa Bell's Family Album
London Jill Norman & Hobhouse Limited 1981 0906908361 / 9780906908365 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 144 pages, in VG + VG condition, the slightest of sunning to the dustwrapper spine 
Price: 19.00 GBP
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13 BOLITHO, Hector A Biographer's Notebook - Signed Copy
London Longmans, Green & Co 1950 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 
HB + DW, 206 pages, in Good + Good condition, the book and dustwrapper have very little wear but the endpapers, page ends and dustwrapper are quite heavily foxed. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front endpaper "Miss Mary Courtenay, With the author's best wishes, Hector Bolitho, November 5th 1966" 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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14 BOSWELL, James & FITZGERALD, Percy (Edited by) The Life of Samuel Johnson to Which is Added the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
London Bliss Sands & Co 1897 Sixth Edition Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
Dark green cloth HB, 726 pages in VG condition generally however there is browning to the pages and a part of the front paste-down is missing. For International Customers, please note : The packaged weight of this book is over 1.5kg and additional postage will be payable. Please email for details if required. We do not charge for packaging. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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15 BOX, S The Good Old Days Then and Now
Marden, Hereford S Box 0000 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 
HB + DW, 110 pages, in Good + Good condition, staples in the book are rusty, small inscription inside front cover, DW is scuffed along top edge with small loss to one corner, DW now protected 
Price: 11.40 GBP
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16 BRENDON, Piers Eminent Edwardians
London Secker & Warburg 1979 0436068109 / 9780436068102 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 255 pages, in VG + VG condition 
Price: 4.75 GBP
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17 BRYAN, Tim Brunel : The Great Engineer
Shepperton , Surrey Ian Allan 2001 0711026866 / 9780711026865 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 160 pages in VG + VG condition. Slight sunning of the DW spine. 
Price: 2.09 GBP
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18 BUCK, Alan The Little Giant : A Life of I. K. Brunel
Newton Abbot, Devon David & Charles 1986 0715387936 / 9780715387931 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 320 pages, in VG + VG condition, the dustwrapper spine is a little sunned 
Price: 4.75 GBP
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19 Casanova, Chevalier de Seingalt & MACHIN, Arthur (trans by) My Life and Adventures
London Joiner and Steele 1932 First English Translation Hard Cover Good 
Red cloth HB, 970 pages, in Good condition, the spine is heavily sunned and has a number of markings. 
Price: 6.18 GBP
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20 CATE, Curtis Andre Malraux : A Biography
London Hutchinson 1995 0091748569 / 9780091748562 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
HB + DW, 451 pages, in VG + VG condition, a very small nick in one corner of the dustwrapper. For International Customers, please note : The packaged weight of this book is over 1kg and additional postage will be payable. Please email for details if required. We do not charge for packaging. 
Price: 4.75 GBP
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