Category: Biography, Letters and Diaries


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The Homes of Irish Writers

By: WALSH, Caroline

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dublin, Anvil Books: 1982

Seller ID: 68101

ISBN: 090006854x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

192pp, illustrated, bound in green cloth with VG dustwrapper; Quarto View more info

Knight of the Pen

By: WALTERS J Cuming

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Manchester, Sherratt and Hughes: 1933

Seller ID: 73246

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

256pp, frontis, illustrated, corner cut off front endpaper, bound in red cloth with chipped dustwrapper, Association Copy, with inscription by friend of Author,; Octavo View more info

The Life of John Henry Cardinal Newman Based on His Private Journals and Correspondence 2 Volume Set

By: WARD Wilfrid

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1912

Seller ID: 73625

Condition: Very Good

2 volume set, 654pp, 627pp, illustrated, bound in blue cloth sl rubbed on extremities and top/base spine, a heavy set; Quarto View more info


By: WATKINS Nicholas

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon: 1994

Seller ID: 67590

ISBN: 0714834513

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

240pp, illustrated, bound in card covers with dustwrapper, d/w spine sl sunned; Folio View more info

On the Rails


Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Orbis: 1983

Seller ID: 72625

ISBN: 0856135593

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Autobiography of this former leader of the National Union of Railwaymen from 1975 to 1982, 176pp, illustrated, blue cloth, D/W; Octavo View more info

Louie A Country Lady The Story of a Oxfordshire Farming Family

By: WEST Doreen Louie

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Nutty Books: 1997

Seller ID: 054065

ISBN: 0953111709

Condition: Very Good

204pp, VG Softback, ownership label on front cover; Octavo View more info

The Diary of Samuel Pepys Complete in 3 Volumes

By: WHEATLEY Henry [editor, PEPYS Samuel

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, G Bell and Sons: 1952

Seller ID: 68985

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Complete in 3 Volumes lix + 371pp, 385pp, 514pp, bound in blue cloth/gilt, with VG dustwraspper; Octavo View more info

Edward Dowden 1843-1913. An Address delivered in the Chapel of Trinity College Dublin, on Trinity Monday, 1943.


Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dublin, Printed at the University Press for the Royal Society of Antiquaries: 1943

Seller ID: 73265

Condition: Very Good

22pp, bound in original blue card covers, Gift inscr from Author on title page; Octavo View more info

The Memoirs of a Maverick

By: WIGGIN Maurice

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1968

Seller ID: 054535

ISBN: 171420055

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

1st ed, vii + 232pp, bound in original green cloth with sl rubbed and chipped dustwrapper. Black Country writer; Large Octavo View more info


By: WILLIAMS Charles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1935

Seller ID: 73618

Condition: Very Good-

274pp, portrait frontis, some spotting to edge title page, bound in red cloth ; Octavo View more info

The Land of My Fathers

By: WILLIAMS T Marchant

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Conway, Longmans Green & Co: 1889

Seller ID: 67043

Condition: Very Good

227pp, bound in sl rubbed red cloth covers, foxed, no fep, ; Octavo View more info

R H Tawney: the American Labour Movement and Other Essays

By: WINTER [ed]

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1979

Seller ID: 72506

ISBN: 0312025033

Condition: Fine

xxiv + 258pp, bound in brown cloth; Octavo View more info

The Immortal Lovers - Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

By: Winwar, Frances

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Hamilton Adams & Co: 1950

Seller ID: 70859

Condition: Very Good

1950, 267pp, frontis, bound in sl rubbed blue cloth; Octavo View more info

Queen Elizabeth and Her Times, a Series of Original Letters, Selected from Private Correspondence of the Lord Treasurer Burghley, the Earl of Leicester the Secretaries Walsingham and Smith, Sir Christopher Hatton and Most of the Distinguished Persons Of..

By: WRIGHT, Thomas. (editor).

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Henry Colburn: 1838

Seller ID: 72673

Condition: Very Good

Two volume set . First edition. xlviii + 514pp + (2); xix + 527pp + (1) , 2 frontis potraits, rebound in beige cloth/gilt. Smart set; Octavo View more info

The Thirty-Sixth Way A Personal Account of Imprisonment and Escape from Red China

By: YING Lai

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1970

Seller ID: 68512

ISBN: 094569606

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

translated, adapted and edited by Edward Behr and Sydney Liu. 204pp, map, bound in grey cloth with chipped dustwrapper; Large Octavo View more info

They Seek a Country

By: YOUNG Francis Brett

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1947

Seller ID: 71989

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

640pp, Severn edition, bound in blue cloth/gilt, maps on endpapers with dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

Johnsoniana or Supplement to Boswell Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr Johnson

By: [ Boswell]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1836

Seller ID: 68695

Condition: Very Good

xxii + 530pp illustrated wtih 45 plates, sl foxing of prelims, nicely bound in later dark red cloth spine sl sunned; Octavo View more info

Memoirs of an Old Wig

By: [ Fenton R]

Price: £190.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown: 1815

Seller ID: 60539

Condition: Very Good

xvi + 164pp + [2] engraved title page, bound in ful black leather/raised bands/gilt; Octavo View more info

Thoughts for Enthusiasts At Bayreuth Collected in Memory 1882 and 1883 by the Honourable Mrs Burrell

By: [Burrell]

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, Pickering and Chatto: 1888

Seller ID: 77470

Condition: Very Good

Limited edition of 100, Chapter I, II and IV. in 3 books published 1888, 1889 and 1891. Chapter 1 41pp + prelims, 4 plates 1 map and 6 text illustrations, Chapter II [xi] + 116pp, t plates, 1 map and 12 text illustrations, Chapter IV [10] + 185pp. 8 plates + 10 text illustrations. NB 1 book is numbered 63 of 100, 2nd book 80 of 100 and 3rd book has no number. 13" x9", Bound in full vellum with ties. Red lettering to spine/covers. SOme marking to rear cover vol 2, water stain to top some pages of vol 1. Scarce; Quarto View more info