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The C. S. Lewis Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Guide to His Life Thoughts and Writing

By: DURIEZ Colin

Price: £4.99

Publisher: London, Azure: 2002

Seller ID: 052460

ISBN: 1902694260

Condition: New


240pp, fine softbakl, New book originally published at £16.95; Octavo View more info

Louis Jolliet Explorer of Rivers

By: Eifert, Virginia S

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead and Co: 1961

Seller ID: 73829

Condition: Very Good


Xii + 242pp, with maps by James Macdonald, bound in grey cloth, no d/w; Octavo View more info

Portrait of a Pioneer A Biography of Howell Thomas Evans

By: EVANS Lyn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Llandybie, Christopher Davies: 1982

Seller ID: 65605

ISBN: B0007C9WGY

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


189pp, illustrated, bound in maroon cloth with VG dustwrapper,; Octavo View more info

The Farington Diary 8 Volumes

By: FARINGTON Joseph, Grieg James [ed]

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1928

Seller ID: 67675

Condition: Very Good


8 volume set, pub lished 1922 to 1928, xx + 398pp, xxi + 330pp, xvii + 346pp, xiv + 291pp, xxii + 334pp, xviii + 296pp, xxii + 299pp, xxi + 311pp, illustrated,bound in original blue cloth/gilt, some volumes have original dorn and chipped dustwrappers, some stuck onto cloth.; Octavo View more info

Victorian Days in England Letters of an American Girl 1851 - 1852

By: FAY Anna Maria

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1923

Seller ID: 72284

Condition: Very Good


Xi + 240pp, frontis, original edition, 1923, bound in cream cloth spine/blue cloth covers with similar dustwrapper, in protective cover. Paper spine label, Some ephemera about launch of a facsimile edition. Ludlow interest; Large Octavo View more info

The Life and Times of Sir George Cornwall Lewis, Bart

By: FENN R W D and DUFF GORDON Sir Andrew

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Almeley Herefordshire, Logaston Press: 2005

Seller ID: 052632

ISBN: 1904396291

Condition: New


x + 374pp, illustrated, fine softback. Sir George was MP for Hereford, and after he lost his seat there was elected MP for New Radnor. A long awaited bigraphy of this Victorian politicain who was Chancellor, of the Exchequer, Home Secretary and War Minister. As in all his book, Dr Roy Fenn makes the characters and places come alive with his normal dry humour alongside well resaerched historical facts. An absolute winner !; Large Octavo View more info

Bonnard

By: FERMIGIER Andre

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1969

Seller ID: 67588

ISBN: 0810900416

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


160pp, illustrated, bound in grey cloth covers with dustwrapper; Folio View more info

Columbus on Himself

By: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1992

Seller ID: 77102

Condition: Very Good


279pp, 10 colour illustrations, 13 monochrome illustrations, 4 maps, bound in decorated cloth with gilt letteing with VG+ slipcase; Large Octavo View more info

The Life of the Most Reverend Father in God John Tillotson, Arch-Bishop of Canterbury Compiled from the Minutes of the Rev Mr Young Late Dean of Salisbury with Many Curious Memoirs Communicated by the Late Rt Rev Gilbert, Lord Bishop of Sarum. Defence of Archbishop Tiliotson and His Writings by M Le Clerc, 26pp, and Also the Works of Sir William Temple Bart London Printed Benj Motte London 1731,

By: Fh , Hutchinson, Francis

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Printed for E Curll at the Dial and Bible Against St Dunstans Church in Fleetstreet, W Taylor at the Ship in Paternoster Row, and J Osborn at the Oxford Arms in Lombard: 1717

Seller ID: 73292

Condition: Very Good


Compiled from the Minutes of the Rev Mr Young late Dean of Salisbury with Many Curious Memoirs communicated by the late Rt Rev Gilbert, Lord Bishop of Sarum. 53pp, defence of Archbishop Tiliotson and his writings by M Le Clerc, 26pp, and also the Works of Sir William Temple Bart London printed Benj Motte London 1731, bound together in orignal full leather, sl rubbed and bumped, raised bands, attractive small decorations at chapter ends. ; Sm Folio View more info

Reliquiae A D Godley 2 Volumes

By: FLETCHER C R L

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1926

Seller ID: 68709

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set, xvi + 362pp, 369pp, 2 frontises, bound in blue cloth with paper spine labels; Octavo View more info

The Letters of John Keats

By: FORMAN Maurice Buxton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1935

Seller ID: 68710

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


lxix + 561pp, frontis, bound in red cloth with sl rubbed dustwrapper sl chipped around edges and spine sl darkened; Octavo View more info

The Story of Euclid

By: FRANKLAND W B

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1902

Seller ID: 68173

Condition: Very Good


176pp, bound in bue decorated cloth ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Dylan - the 9 Lives of Dylan Thomas

By: FRYER J

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Kyle Cathie: 1994

Seller ID: 054710

Condition: New


276pp, illustrated softback,; Octavo View more info

The Trial of Queen Caroline

By: FULFORD Roger

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1967

Seller ID: 72069

Condition: Very Good


255pp, illustrated,bound in blue cloth, spine faded; Octavo View more info

The Observant Traveller Diaries of Travel in England Walles and Scotland in Teh County Records Offices of England and Wales

By: GARD Robin [editor]

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1989

Seller ID: 68062

ISBN: 0117012084

Condition: Fine


xiii + 130pp, illustrated, VG+ softback; Quarto View more info

Olive & Stepniak The Bloomsbury Diary of Olive Garnett 1893 - 1895

By: Garnett, Olive, Johnson, Barry C [Ed]

Price: £17.99

Publisher: Birmingham, Bartletts Press: 1993

Seller ID: 056166

ISBN: 0951711520

Condition: New


xx + 288 pp, illustrated, fine softback New; Octavo View more info

Mary Davies and the Manor of Ebury

By: GATTY Charles T

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Waverley Book Company: 1921

Seller ID: 60528

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set, ix + 294pp, 285pp, illustrated by 31 plates, folding map, 8 aerial photographs, bound in rubbed blue cloth, gilt decoration on spine and front cover. Nice bright set; Octavo View more info

Mary Davies and the Manor of Ebury 2 Volumes

By: GATTY Charles T

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Waverley Book Company: 1921

Seller ID: 67215

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set, ix + 294pp, 285pp, illustrated by 31 plates, folding map, 8 aerial photographs, bound in rubbed blue cloth, gilt decoration on spine and front cover. Nice bright set; Octavo View more info

Nodding World. A Friendly Man's Account of What he Found There and the People he Met.

By: GEE H L

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1941

Seller ID: 73355

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


251pp, bound in grey cloth with repaired dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

The Girls in the Velvet Frame

By: GERAS Adele

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1978

Seller ID: 68168

ISBN: 0241100119

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


149pp, bound in brown cloth with dustwrapper; Octavo View more info