Category: Biography, Letters and Diaries


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A Pink 'Un And A Pelican. Some Random Reminiscences, Sporting Or Otherwise

By: BINSTEAD Arthur M and WELLS Ernest

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bliss Sands 7 Co: 1898

Seller ID: 73353

Condition: Very Good

xv + 282pp, publishers catalogue at end, bound in rubbed green cloth , spine dakened with small split in ; Octavo View more info

The Life of the Most Reverend Dr John Tillotson Lord Archbishop of Canterbury Compiled Chiefly Form His Original Papers and Letters

By: BIRCH Thomas

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J and R Tonson.........: 1752

Seller ID: 61304

Condition: Very Good

vii + 489 pp + indexvound inrubbed and chipped full leather corners bumped, spine recently underlaid at front, starting to split at rear; Octavo View more info

Industry and Tradein Wales a Numismatic Commentary

By: Boon, George C. & M. Hassall

Price: £3.00

Publisher: National Museum of Wales: 1971

Seller ID: 65309

Condition: Very Good

18pp, illustrated with coins and tokens, white card covers; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Humboldt and the Cosmos

By: Botting Douglas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Sphere Books: 1973

Seller ID: 67773

ISBN: 0351153624

Condition: Very Good

294pp, illustrated VG softback; Quarto View more info

Histoire De Sainte Chantal Et Des Origines De La Visitation. 2 Volumes

By: BOUGAUD, l'Abbe

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraire Poussielgue: 1880

Seller ID: 69963

Condition: Very Good

2 volumes, 698, 683pp, bound in black buckram, sl rubbed on extremities, paper spine labels; Small Octavo View more info

Remarks on the Life and Writings of Dr Jonathon Swift in a Series of Letters from John Earl of Orrey to His Son the Honorable Hamilton Boyle

By: BOYLE Hamilton

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Printed for A Miller: 1752

Seller ID: 65075

Condition: Very Good

Second edition, corrected, 214pp + index, portrait frontis, bound in rubbed quarter leather, very worn and chipped on corners, sl tanning of pages; Small Octavo View more info

The Diary of Walter Powell of Llantilio Crossenny in the County of Monmouth..Gentleman 1603-1654

By: BRADNEY,Joseph Alfred [edited]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Bristol, John Wright: 1907

Seller ID: 65308

Condition: Very Good+

Rare 1st edition, 1907, xi + 48pp, frontis,2 folding pedigrees xi.48 pages, uncut, bound in green cloth/gilt. Nice bright copy; Tall Octavo View more info

The Sword and the Pen

By: Brander, Michael

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 1989

Seller ID: 72310

ISBN: 0850521106

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

160pp, bound in blue cloth with VG dustwraper; Octavo View more info

Signalling from Mars The Letters of Arthur Ransome


Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1997

Seller ID: 67885

ISBN: 0224042610

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

377pp, illustrated, bound in VG+ black cloth with VG dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

An Illuminated Chronicle Some Light on the Dark Ages of Saint Milburga's Lifetime [ Shropshire ]

By: BROWN Mary Gifford

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bath University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 59104

ISBN: 0861971086

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

110pp, illustrated, bound in red cloth with VG dustwrapper, Much Wenlock abbey Shropshire; Octavo View more info

Fresh Air and Streptomycin

By: BROWN Rosemary E

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Athena Pres: 2009

Seller ID: 052790

ISBN: 1847486266

Condition: New

133pp, illustrated, new soft back; Octavo View more info

Historian's Holiday

By: BRYANT Arthur

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dropmore Press: 1946

Seller ID: 71324

Condition: Very Good

Limited edition of 550, this is number 382. 84pp, printed on hand made paper, bound in blue cloth, Gilt illustration to the front and title in gilt to the spine plus gilt decoration; Quarto View more info

Recollections the Reminiscences of the Busy Life of One Wo Has Played the Varied Parts of Sailor, Author and Lecturer

By: BULLEN Frank T

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service and Co: 1915

Seller ID: 73191

Condition: Very Good

311pp, frontis, few spots on prelims, bound in blue cloth, spine sunned. Published posthumously; Octavo View more info

The Wizard of Wales A Biographical Sketch of the Rt Hon David Lloyd George


Price: £6.00

Publisher: John Crowther: 1943

Seller ID: 055908

Condition: Very Good

, 40pp, illustrated, bound in original card covers ; Octavo View more info

The Mysterious AC 2 A Biographical Sketch of Lawrence of Arabia


Price: £8.00

Publisher: John Crowther: 1940

Seller ID: 056204

Condition: Very Good

Not daed but 1940 war economy, 40pp, map , bound in original sl soiled card covers ; Octavo View more info

The Tempestuous Prince Hermann Puckler-Muskau


Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1929

Seller ID: 72026

Condition: Very Good

Xii +307pp, tissue guarded portrait frontis, illustrated, bound in black spine/orange cloth covers. Nice bright copy; Octavo View more info

A Woman Who Laughed Henrietta Soltau Who Laughed at Impossibities and Cried It Shall Be Done

By: CABLE Mildred and FRENCH Francesca

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The China Inlad Mission: 1934

Seller ID: 72631

Condition: Very Good

240pp, illustrated, bound in blue cloth; Octavo View more info

Life of Mrs Siddons 2 Volumes


Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Effingham Wilson: 1834

Seller ID: 65794

Condition: Very Good

2 volume set. ix + 299pp, viii + 393pp, engraving in text, bound in half leather/marbeled boards , rubbed, and sl chipped top spine vol 2. Some Kenble family history, and Brecon interest.; Octavo View more info

Rudyard Kipling His Life and Work


Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1955

Seller ID: 050750

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

xi + 549pp, illustrated, map, bound in red cloth, with dustwrapper in protective cover; Quarto View more info

Bairnsfather, a Few Fragments from His Life

By: CARTER Vivian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1916

Seller ID: 69444

Condition: Very Good

Printed for The Bystander N. D. 96pp. Illustrated throughout with examples of Bairnsfather's Work, some spoting to text, bound in original grey publishers cloth; Quarto View more info