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A FISH OUT OF WATER

By: GILLETT, Robin

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Bishop Auckland, The Pentland Press, 2001

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, ix + 494pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Spine lean, minor soiling at fore-edge and rear endpaper, nothing significant. Still a good, usable copy in very good dustwrapper. View more info

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A TALENT FOR ADVENTURE

By: CROFT, Andrew

Price: €45.00

Publisher: Hanley Swan, The S.P.A, Ltd., 1991

Edition: First Edition


Large octavo, 286pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Some very minor creasing and edge-wear at unclipped dustwrapper, with little impact on a near-fine copy in clear protective wrap. View more info

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH MUSINGS ON RECENT EVENTS IN INDIA

By: JAWAHARLAL NEHRU

Price: €13.50

Publisher: London, John Lane at the Bodley Head, 1938

Edition: Cheap Edition


Large octavo, cloth, red title at spine, portrait fronts., xiii + 618pp., full-page photo. illustrations. Edges and endpapers browned, with some scattered foxing, scarcely remarkable. Minimal wear, and a good, sound copy. View more info

AN INDUSTRIAL ODYSSEY: MEMOIRS OF AN ENGINEER AND TEXTILE INDUSTRIALIST IN A CAREER EXTENDING FROM 1936 TO 1995

By: ORMEROD, Allan

Price: €30.00

Publisher: Manchester, The Textile Institute, 1996

Edition: First Edition.


Large octavo, v + 556pp., mono. illustrations. Minimal wear at dustwrapper. Near-fine in like slip-case. View more info

ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY: THE NINE LIVES OF CÉCILE

By: DORWARD, Cécile, and DAVIDSON, Ron

Price: €10.00

Publisher: Fremantle, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2000

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, stiff portrait wraps, 319pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Slight curling at wraps, very minor edge-wear. Owner's small inscription at half-title, but a scarcely-used copy, very good, clean and sound . View more info

BEFORE THE BONFIRE

By: RENIER, Olive

Price: €11.50

Publisher: Shipston-on-Stour, P. Drinkwater, 1984


Square quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, viii + 145pp., untrimmed, mono. illustrations. Edges lightly tanned, negligible smudging at wraps. A very good copy. View more info

BEYOND EAST AND WEST: MEMOIRS, PORTRAITS AND ESSAYS

By: LEACH, Bernard

Price: €30.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 1978

Edition: First Edition


Large octavo, illustrated endpapers, 320pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Edges just a little foxed/tanned, and with very slight smudging. Minimal wear. A good, sound copy in very good, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

CARIBBEAN LIFE AND CULTURE: A CITIZEN REFLECTS

By: PHILLIPS, Fred

Price: €25.00

Publisher: Kingston, Heinemann Publishers (Caribbean) Limited, 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Large octavo, xii + 252pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Some very minor and inextensive smudging, minor spotting at edges. Small strip of discoloration at dustwrapper margin. A very good, sound copy. Signed, inscribed and dated at title, to the author's friend and colleague, Elizabeth. View more info

DALLAS PRATT: A PATCHWORK BIOGRAPHY PIECED TOGETHER, FROM HIS JOURNAL AND OTHER WRITINGS

By: CHAPMAN, Dick

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mark Agent, 2004

Edition: First Edition


Large octavo, cream pictorial wraps, 284pp., mono. and colour illustrations. A fine copy. View more info

FROM DRAGS TO RICHES: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: LA RUE, Danny (with Howard Elson)

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, Viking, 1987

Edition: First Edition.


Octavo, 254pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Pages quite tanned, very slight wear and tear at dustwrapper extremities. A sound, usable copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

MEMOIRS [three volumes]

By: FURNISS, Harry

Price: €60.00

Publisher: Trafford, 2000


Three volumes, quarto, uniform white pictorial wraps: vol. I (2000) The Flying Game, unpaginated; vol. II (2001) Sea Fever, 163pp; vol. III (2003) Family & Friends, 265pp. Extremely minor wear all round, a near-fine set. Printed on demand titles, but these three are ready to send. View more info

MEMORIALS OF JOHN FLINT SOUTH

By: GITTINGS, Robert (intr.)

Price: €11.50

Publisher: Fontwell, Centaur Press, 1970


Octavo, mono. portrait fronts., xii + 220pp. Very slight edge spotting, and no remarkable wear. Near-fine in like, unclipped dustwrapper. View more info

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MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes]

By: GOWER, Ronald

Price: €55.00

Publisher: London, Kegan, Paul, Trench, & Co., 1883


Two volumes, large octavo, rebound in modern red quarter leather, red cloth boards, plain gilt rules and titles; vol. I, engraved portrait fronts., viii + 422pp; vol. II, etched fronts., 384pp., all edges red. Scattered foxing throughout (chiefly marginal), some marginal loss at several leaves, vol. II, either clipped or torn, but without loss of text; a few isolated pencil notes. Bindings clean. A sound, serviceable set. View more info

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RECOLLECTIONS OF A TEA PLANTER

By: FRASER, W.M.

Price: €50.00

Publisher: London, The Tea and Rubber Mail,


Octavo, 219pp. + index, map. Edges tanned, some tanning/foxing at endpapers, text scarcely affected. Dustwrapper worn with some loss, and with soiling, this more obvious at interior. Owner's signature at fly-leaf. A sound copy. ( Not dated, preface 1935) View more info

SCIENCE, CHURCHILL AND ME: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF HERMANN BONDI, MASTER OF CHURCHILL COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE

By: BONDI, Hermann

Price: €45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press, 1990

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, dark blue laminated pictorial boards, ix + 142pp., mono. photo. illustrations. No dustwrapper, text block edges with light foxing, no significant wear. A very good, sound copy. View more info