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Image for A BACKGROUND FOR DOMENICO SCARLATTI 1685-1757 WRITTEN FOR HIS TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY

A BACKGROUND FOR DOMENICO SCARLATTI 1685-1757 WRITTEN FOR HIS TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY

By: SITWELL, Sacheverell

Price: €15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, 1935

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, portrait fronts., 168pp. partially untrimmed. Spine lean, dustwrapper tanned and a little chipped, edges tanned, some internal foxing, text scarcely affected. A perfectly usable copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

A BRITISH ACHILLES: THE STORY OF GEORGE, 2nd EARL JELLICOE KBE, DSO, MC, FRS - SOLDIER, DIPLOMAT, POLITICIAN

By: WINDMILL, Lorna Almonds

Price: €11.50

Publisher: Barnsley, Pen & Sword Military, 2005

Edition: Reprint


Large octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, xxii + 278pp., mono. photo. illustrations, maps. Some extremely minor soiling at bottom edge. A near-fine copy, apparently unused. View more info

Image for A JOURNAL OF THE LIFE OF THOMAS STORY: CONTAINING, AN ACCOUNT OF HIS REMARKABLE CONVINCEMENT OF, AND EMBRACING THE PRINCIPLES OF TRUTH; AS HELD BY THE PEOPLE CALLED QUAKERS &c.

A JOURNAL OF THE LIFE OF THOMAS STORY: CONTAINING, AN ACCOUNT OF HIS REMARKABLE CONVINCEMENT OF, AND EMBRACING THE PRINCIPLES OF TRUTH; AS HELD BY THE PEOPLE CALLED QUAKERS &c.

By: STORY, Thomas

Price: €185.00

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Isaac Thompson and Company, 1747


Folio, original panelled calf boards with brass bumpers at bottom corners, rebacked in lighter calf and with black lettering piece, [4] iv, 768pp., 8pp. Binding worn, rear board starting, newer endpapers splitting over hinges, no imminent detachments; light foxing at contents, overall reasonably clean and in decent order. Text block firm. Early Hinton signature at title page likely a good Quaker association. Very heavy: please ask for shipping rate. View more info

A QUIET AUTHORITY: GEORGE GAUNT - A LIFE

By: GAUNT, Alan

Price: €12.00

Publisher: Cirencester, Memoirs Publishing, 2013

Edition: First Edition.


Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, 209pp., mono. and colour illustrations. Minimal wear, scarcely used. A near-fine copy. View more info

ABIAH DARBY 1716-1793 OF COALBROOKDALE: WIFE OF ABRAHAM DARBY II

By: LABOUCHERE, Rachel

Price: €12.00

Publisher: York, William Sessions, 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author


Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, xx + 316pp., maps. Signed and dated at half-title by Labouchere. A fine copy. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: REDEEMER PRESIDENT

By: GUELZO, Allen C.

Price: €15.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, William B. Eerdmans, 2003


Large octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, xiii + 516pp., map. A fine copy. View more info

ABRAHAM TREMBLEY OF GENEVA: SCIENTIST AND PHILOSOPHER 1710-1784

By: BAKER, John R.

Price: €12.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold, 1952

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, xix + 259pp., mono. illustrations.Dustwrapper with small nick at head of spine, foxed (rear panel, not particularly heavy), endpapers and edges a little tanned. No significant defects. A good, sound copy, quite presentable in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

AFFECTIONATE COUSINS: T. STURGE MOORE AND MARIE APPIA

By: LEGGE, Sylvia

Price: €10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1980

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, ix + 274pp., mono. illustrations. Light wear only. A very good, sound copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

BAKUNIN: THE FATHER OF ANARCHISM

By: MASTERS, Anthony

Price: €20.00

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review Press/Dutton, 1974

Edition: First Edition


Large octavo, xxiii + 279pp. Slight spine lean, dustwrapper worn at extremities, and with a few very small tears (minimal loss), edges with soem light foxing. A good copy with no significant defects. View more info

BONIFACE

By: SMITH, I. Gregory

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, SPCK, 1896


(The Fathers for English Readers series) Small octavo, red cloth, gilt title at spine, patterned endpapers, 106pp. + 12pp. adverts. A few strained joints, all holding; spine a little dulled, minimal wear at cloth, tanning at endpapers, text clean. A perfectly usable copy. View more info

BORN AN OPTIMIST: THE STORY OF GEOFFREY GROVES, INVENTOR

By: LEE, Jean

Price: €10.00

Publisher: Bath, M.I.P.I. Publishing, 2000

Edition: Second (Revised) Edition


Octavo, muted orange pictorial wraps, 95pp., mono. illustrations. Some light creasing and bumping at wraps, not significantly affecting a clean and sound copy. View more info

CATHERINE GLADSTONE

By: DREW, Mary

Price: €18.00

Publisher: London: Nisbet & Co. Ltd., 1928


Octavo, blue cloth, black titles, xi + 299pp., port. fronts., 7 further mono. photo. illustrations. PRESENTATION LEAF tipped-in at fly-leaf, signed H. Gladstone, Hawarden Castle, 1929. Minor water stain at top edge, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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CHRISTOPHER WOOD: AN ENGLISH PAINTER

By: INGLEBY, Richard

Price: €35.00

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby, 1995


Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, xxiv + 295pp., mono. and colour illustrations. Edges tanned/foxed, with just a little ingress to margins. Text and illustrations clean, wear minimal. A sound copy. View more info

CHURCHILL: VISIONARY - STATESMAN - HISTORIAN

By: LUKACS, John

Price: €10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 2002

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, xiii + 202pp. A couple of tiny closed tears at dustwrapper, and no significant defects. Probably unused, a clean and sound copy. View more info

COFIO TECWYN 'PREGETHAWR DAN ENEINIAD' Y PARCH. D. TECWYN EVANS, M.A., D.D. 1876-1957

By: DAVIES, Tudor

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Caernarfon, Gwasg Pantycelyn, 2002

Edition: First Edition


Large octavo, 384pp., mono. illustrations. Very minor wear at dustwrapper. An apparently unused copy, near-fine. View more info