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1 : Lord Kitchener of Khartoum - A Biography.
London. James Nisbet / Daily Express. 1914. 
Hardback. 1st. Ed. Anon. By the author of "King Edward the Seventh". Rubbed & worn pattened red cloth with gilt spine titles. Sl. pulled spine. Dusty upper page edges. 7.2" x 4.6". 190 pp. inc. index + 1 pp. publisher's advert. Wt: 0.3 Kg. Good. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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2 ADAMS Henry (CABOT LODGE Henry (Ed)): The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography.
Boston. Houghton Mifflin. 1918. 
Hardback. 1st. public Ed. Rubbed & slightly worn dark blue cloth with blind-stamped illus. to Front cover, gilt Front cover & spine titles. Some wear to spine-ends & tips. Pencil message on front end paper. Top edge gilt. 9.8" x 7.2". x pp. + 517 pp. inc. index. Wt: 1.25 Kg. Good. 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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3 ALDIS Brian: Bury my heart at W. H. Smith's: a writing life.
Hodder and Stoughton. 1990 
Hardback ISBN 0340536616 Small tenth of inch deep x 1.5 section missing along edge of title page Dustwrapper in excellent condition. 221 pages. Wt 0.5 Kg Good (Very Good) 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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4 ALLILUYEVA Svetlana: Only One Year.
London. Hutchinson. 1969. 
Hardback. 1st Ed. Rubbed & worn grey cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped dustwrapper with creases, tape repairs & several tears to edges. Owner name to Ffep. 8.6" x 5.6". 415 pp. Wt: 0.75 Kg. Good (Poor) 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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5 BARBER, Richard: Earl Spencer, Saint or Sinner?: a Biography
Isis Large Print Books 1999 
Hardback ISBN 0753150875 Illustrated laminated covers. Earl Spencer - Saint or Sinner? The author follows him through his life of glamour and power, weakness and loneliness and reveals a very human figure. 280 pages 9.5" x 6.5" Wt 0.7 Kg Fine 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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6 BARING PEMBERTON W: William Cobbett.
London. Penguin. 1949. 
Paperback. 1st. Imp. No. 680. Sl. chipped covers. Browned page edges. 192 pp. inc. index. Wt: 0.2 Kg. Good. 
Price: 2.90 GBP
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7 BARLOW Frank: Thomas Becket.
London. Folio Society. 2002. 
Hardback in slip-case. 9.4" x 6.4". xvi pp. + 366 pp. inc. index. Illus: Frontis. + 16 pp. Col & B/W plates. Wt: 1.2 Kg. Fine (Very Good) 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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8 BARNETT SMITH G: General Gordon - the christian soldier and hero.
London. S.W. Partridge. No Date. c. 1908/9. 
Hardback. 7.5" x 5.2". 160 pp. + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue. Illus., worn & rubbed turquoise covers. Wear to spine-ends & tips. B/W frontis. Foxed endpapers. Presentation bookplate inside Fr. cover. Wt: 0.7 Kg. Good. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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9 BEERBOHM, Max: Mainly on the Air.
Heinemann. 1946 
Hardback. First edition 7.9" x 5.3". 132pp. 6 broadcasts & 6 "other things". Worn, marked & sl. bumped orange cloth. Inscribed Fep. Good 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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10 BELL Neil: So perish the roses: a novel of the life of Charles Lamb
Collins. 1940 
Hardback. First edition Worn covers heavily waterstained on back of cover. Page edges foxed. Wt 0.6Kg Good - 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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11 BEWICK Thomas WEEKLEY Montague (editor): Memoir of Thomas Bewick written by himself
Cresset Press 1961 
Hardback Covers softened at spine ends and corners Bookplate on front end paper. Dustwrapper is worn at edges and stained. Wt 0.6 Kg Good (Poor) 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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12 BEWLEY Christina: Muir of Huntershill.
Oxford. OUP. 1981 
Hardback. ISBN 0192117688 1st Ed. Blue cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped dustwrapper. 8.7" x 5.7". xii pp. + 212 pp. inc. index. Illus: 8 pp. B/W plates + map. Wt: 0.6 Kg. VG+ (VG+) 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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13 BICKLEY Gillian: The Golden Needle: the biography of Frederick Stewart (1836-1889). A biography of the first Headmaster of the Central School in Hong Kong.
Lam Institute 1997 
Paperback. ISBN 9628027085 Illus. Wt 0.6 Kg Fine 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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14 BLACKBURN Julia: Daisy Bates in the Desert: an account of her life with the Aborigines in South Australai.
Minerva 1995 
Paperback A clean and tight copy with a tiny amount of wear at edges. Wt 0.35 Kg Very Good 
Price: 2.90 GBP
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15 BLIXEN, Karen: Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass.
Penguin 1984 7th. Imp. 
Paperback. ISBN 0140085335 Sl. creased & chipped covers. 7.7" x 5 Good 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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16 BOSWELL James: The Life of Samuel Johnson.
London. Navarre Society. 1924. 
Hardback. 3. vols. 1st. Imp. The first edition, 1791, reprinted verbatim with the appendix, "the principal corrections and additions," 1793, and illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings, fifty half-tone plates, and a facsimile autograph letter. Preface by Clement K. Shorter. Uniform set with uniform wear. Burgundy cloth with gilt illus. of Johnson to centre Fr. cover & gilt borders to Fr. cover. Gilt spine titles. Top edges gilt. Minor wear to spine-ends & some bumping to tips. 9.1" x 6.1". 1. xxii pp. + 434 pp. 2. viii pp. + 480 pp. 3. viii pp. + 578 pp. inc. corrections & additions. Wt: 3 + Kg. Good +. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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17 BROWN Christy: Down All the Days.
London. Pan. 1972. 
Paperback. ISBN 0 330 02665 8. 2nd. Imp. Slightly creased covers. Browned page edges. 255 pp. Wt: 0.25 Kg. Good. 
Price: 2.90 GBP
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18 BROWN Ivor: The Way of My World.
London. Collins. 1954. 
Hardback. 1st. Ed. Rubbed green cloth with gilt spine titles in worn & rubbed unclipped Dustwrapper with small tears to edges. Owner inscribed Ffep. 8.4" x 5.8". 319 pp. inc. index. B/W plate Frontis. Wt: 0.6 Kg. Good (Good). 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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19 BROWN Henry: More of Them Days
H.S.B. 1990 
Paperback ISBN 095134501X First edition. Covers are slightly creased. Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrated. Wt 0.3 Kg Good 
Price: 2.90 GBP
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20 BRUCE LOCKHART R H: My Scottish Youth.
London. Putnam. 1937. 
Hardback. 1st. Ed. Rubbed blue cloth with gilt spine titles in worn, rubbed & torn, unclipped D/W with sm. pieces missing to spine-ends. In clearview protected wrapper. Map illus. endpapers are foxed, as are page edges. 9" x 6". viii pp. + 372 pp. inc. index. Wt: 1.0 Kg. Good (Good -). 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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