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Letters of Marcel Proust, Marcel Proust; Mina Curtiss (Translator, editor)
Letters of Marcel Proust
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White King: Charles I - Traitor, Murderer, Martyr, Leanda de Lisle
White King: Charles I - Traitor, Murderer, Martyr
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Broken Sword: The Tumultuous Life of General Frank Crozier 1897 - 1937, Charles Messenger
Broken Sword: The Tumultuous Life of General Frank Crozier 1897 - 1937
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Brutus: Caesar's Assassin, Kirsty Corrigan
Brutus: Caesar's Assassin
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Memoirs of a Motorman, Acheson, Ermest; Acheson, Alex
1 Acheson, Ermest; Acheson, Alex Memoirs of a Motorman
London Irish Writer 1991 1873823002 / 9781873823002 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Stapled paperback with 46 pages. Illustrated in b/wVG clean condition. No tears or loss, No inscription or ownership markings. Carefully read. Autobiography of Irish Transport worker in Glasgow, Newcastle & New York in 1900. 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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Essex Worthies: A Biographical Companion to the County, Addison, Sir William Wilkinson
2 Addison, Sir William Wilkinson Essex Worthies: A Biographical Companion to the County
Phillimore 1973 United Kingdom 0850330807 / 9780850330809 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. price clipped. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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In and Out of Stalin's GRU : A Tatar's Escape from Red Army Intelligence, Akhmedov, Ismail
3 Akhmedov, Ismail In and Out of Stalin's GRU : A Tatar's Escape from Red Army Intelligence
Arms & Armour Press 1984 085368622X / 9780853686224 First Edition (UK) Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
1st UK printing. Tightly bound and very carefully read No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages.The unclipped jacket has a small corner tears but no loss & is also in VG clean condition. 
Price: 19.50 GBP
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A Passage to Africa, Alagiah, George
4 Alagiah, George A Passage to Africa
Little Brown 2001 0316855545 / 9780316855549 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
SIGNED on the title page by George Alagiah. VG condition & carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The unclipped jacket is also in VG condition without tears or loss. As a five-year-old, George Alagiah emigrated with his family to Ghana - the first African country to attain independence from the British Empire. This is Alagiah's shattering catalogue of atrocities crafted into a portrait of Africa that is infused with hope, insight and outrage. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The Paradise Rocks: A 1930s Childhood in Bognor and a Little Local History, Alford, Michael
5 Alford, Michael The Paradise Rocks: A 1930s Childhood in Bognor and a Little Local History
Phillimore 2002 United Kingdom 186077234X / 9781860772344 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Tightly bound and very carefully read. A previous owner's details or inscription was was written at the top of the title page & is now covered with white correction fluid. Otherwise both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. Illustrated in b/w & including maps on the endpapers. 
Price: 31.00 GBP
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Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath, Anne Stevenson
6 Anne Stevenson Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath
Houghton Mifflin 1989 0395453747 / 9780395453742 First Edition (US) Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
1st US printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Wellington's Scapegoat: The Tragedy of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Bevan, Archie Hunter
7 Archie Hunter Wellington's Scapegoat: The Tragedy of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Bevan
Leo Cooper / Pen & Sword 2003 1844150291 / 9781844150298 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 
Firmly bound and seems unread. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Bridle and Brush : Reminiscences of an Artist Sportsman, Armour, George Denholm
8 Armour, George Denholm Bridle and Brush : Reminiscences of an Artist Sportsman
Ashford Press 1986 0907069460 / 9780907069461 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Reissue of book first published in 1937. Illustrated with 4 colour plates and many other b/w drawings by the author Tightly bound and carefully read. Both book & jacket are in VG clean and sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Light wear at the edges of the jacket. Unclipped. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Bligh's Other Mutiny, Arthur Hawkey
9 Arthur Hawkey Bligh's Other Mutiny
Angus & Robertson 1975 0207956391 / 9780207956393 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Hirohito: The Man Behind the Myth, Behr, Edward
10 Behr, Edward Hirohito: The Man Behind the Myth
Hamish Hamilton Ltd 1989 0241125154 / 9780241125151 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and very carefully read. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Price clipped. 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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King without a Crown: Albert, Prince Consort of England, 1819-1861, Bennett, Daphne
11 Bennett, Daphne King without a Crown: Albert, Prince Consort of England, 1819-1861
Heinemann 1977 0434061158 / 9780434061150 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Firmly bound and carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The unclippred jacket has some edhe wear & the spine is lightly faded. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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John Betjeman Letters: Vol 2: 1952 to 1984, Betjeman, John; Green, Candida Lycett
12 Betjeman, John; Green, Candida Lycett John Betjeman Letters: Vol 2: 1952 to 1984
Methuen 1995 0413669408 / 9780413669407 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and seems unread. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition except for a little bumping to the corners of the hard cover. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. A heavy volume 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Fighter Writer: The Eventful Life of Sergeant Joe Lee, Scotland's Forgotten War Poet, Bob Burrows
13 Bob Burrows Fighter Writer: The Eventful Life of Sergeant Joe Lee, Scotland's Forgotten War Poet
Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd 2004 1859833993 / 9781859833995 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound & carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Ashe vs Connors: Wimbledon 1975 - Tennis that went beyond centre court, Bodo, Peter
14 Bodo, Peter Ashe vs Connors: Wimbledon 1975 - Tennis that went beyond centre court
Aurum Press Ltd 2015 1781313954 / 9781781313954 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and very carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson: Modern Critical Interpretations, Boswell, James; Bloom, Harold
15 Boswell, James; Bloom, Harold James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson: Modern Critical Interpretations
Chelsea House 1987 087754946X / 9780877549468 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Tightly bound and carefully read. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Lion and the Throne - The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke 1552-1634, Bowen, Catherine Drinker
16 Bowen, Catherine Drinker The Lion and the Throne - The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke 1552-1634
Hamish Hamilton 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 
Still firmly bound and has been carefully read. There is a little wear tothe edges of the cloth cover. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The pages are clean. The unclipped jacket has some edge wear, a few very small tears & a little spotting but no loss. 
Price: 19.50 GBP
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The Sitwells, The: And the Arts of the 1920s and 30s (Who's Who in Art & Society Between the Wars), Bradford, Sarah; etc.; Pearson, John
17 Bradford, Sarah; etc.; Pearson, John The Sitwells, The: And the Arts of the 1920s and 30s (Who's Who in Art & Society Between the Wars)
National Portrait Gallery Publications 1994 185514140X / 9781855141407 1st Edition Hardcover As New Near Fine Book 
Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings, No tears or loss. Illustrated in colour & b/w. A heavy volume. 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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British Eccentric, Bridgeman, Harriet; Drury, Elizabeth
18 Bridgeman, Harriet; Drury, Elizabeth British Eccentric
Michael Joseph Ltd 1975 0718113462 / 9780718113469 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. The book is in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, lose or missing pages. The jacket is edge worn with a couple of very small tears but no loss. Collection of essays by various authors 0 subjects include Lord Berners, Caraboo, Aleister Crowley, George Sitwell, etc al 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Fred t Jane: An Eccentric Visionary, Brooks, Richard
19 Brooks, Richard Fred t Jane: An Eccentric Visionary
Janes Information Group 1997 0710617518 / 9780710617514 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Illustrated in b/w. The book is in excellent clean and sound condition without inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The jacket has a tear at the rear top corner with a little associated creasing but no loss. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Usurper King: Henry of Bolingbroke, 1366-99, Bruce, Marie Louise
20 Bruce, Marie Louise The Usurper King: Henry of Bolingbroke, 1366-99
The Rubicon Press 1986 0948695013 / 9780948695018 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and very carefully read. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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