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1 Barrington, Sir Jonah Personal Sketches of His Own Time
Ashfield Press 1997 190165804x / 9781901658040 Card Wrappers Very Good+ 
Card wrappers contain a few superficial scuffs from shelving, as well as light bumps at top and bottom-spine, though no damage, and no significant wear present; binding tight; top and fore edges a bit dusty; first title page has a few black spots on, with a small split at top, but pages (text) are otherwise unmarked, crisp, and lightly read. Joyce mentions the Sketches in Ulysses. ; 8.98 X 5.98 X 1.50 inches; 371 pages 
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Fellowship of Three. John Hunter  , the Surgeon; James Cook (1728-1779), The Navigator; Joseph Banks (1743-1820), Beasley, A. W.
2 Beasley, A. W. Fellowship of Three. John Hunter , the Surgeon; James Cook (1728-1779), The Navigator; Joseph Banks (1743-1820)
Kangaroo Press Pty.Ltd 1993 0864175426 / 9780864175427 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket very lightly rubbed at edge, with a few surface marks to lamination from shelving, though no loss, tears, splits, or other damage present; red and gilt cloth boards lightly rubbed at edges, otherwise pristine and sturdy with no further wear; binding tight; text unmarked, undamaged, quite lightly read. ; 1728-1793; 10 X 7.75 X 0.50 inches; 84 pages 
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3 Benson, Larry D. King Arthur's Death
Liverpool University Press 1986 0859892670 / 9780859892674 Paperback Very Good- 
Stiff card wrappers, former owner's name on free endpaper, text annoted and underlined on one third of the book ; Exeter Mediaeval Texts & Studies; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 294 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Aleksandr Blok  A Life, Berberova, Nina &  Robyn Marsack
4 Berberova, Nina & Robyn Marsack Aleksandr Blok A Life
Carcanet Press Ltd 1996 1857540980 / 9781857540987 paperback Good 
Cover lightly raised at right side from reading, otherwise unmarked, with no damage or notable wear; binding tight; signature of previous owner at first front end paper, 11 pages of text underlined with some annotations. good reading copy. ; Lives & letters; 8.35 X 5.28 X 0.55 inches; 144 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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5 Burchill, Julie Diana (SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)
London Weidenfield and Nicolson 1998 029782418X / 9780297824183 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This is a heavy item and will require extra shipping for international orders. ; Large 8vo, (8 x 10 x 1"), Weidenfield and Nicolson, London 1998, vg+, vg+, DJ has a slight tear at front top left, otherwise unmarked, dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering, completely unmarked; signed copy of Burchill's documentary account and of the death of Princess Diana. ; Diana Princess of Wales; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Roy Eldridge  Little Jazz Giant, Chilton, John
6 Chilton, John Roy Eldridge Little Jazz Giant
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. 2002 0826456928 / 9780826456922 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Front of jacket clean and unmarked, slight creasing at edges. Page block is square and clean. Hinges are strong, and binding is sound. Interior pages are crisp, clean, glossy and entirely unmarked. Overall, a nice copy.; Bayou Jazz Lives; 9.60 X 6.08 X 1.20 inches; 400 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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7 Clifford, Max (Signed) and Levin, Angela Max Clifford: Read all about It
London Virgin Books Ltd. 2005 1852272376 / 9781852272371 Hardcover Signed by Author
4to (6.25 x 9.5") , 248pp, vg/vg+. Illustrated d/jkt, a little dirty, black boards with silver lettering. Signed and dedicated on opening page. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Human Behaviour in the Concentration Camp, Cohen, Elie A. &  Dinora Oines
8 Cohen, Elie A. & Dinora Oines Human Behaviour in the Concentration Camp
Free Association Books 1988 1853430471 / 9781853430473 Hardback Very Good 
Stiff card wrapper, internally clean, binding tight.; 8.43 X 5.35 X 0.87 inches; 336 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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David Garrick and his French Friends, Frank A Hedgcock
9 Frank A Hedgcock David Garrick and his French Friends
Stanley Paul & Co 1912 0405086105 / 9780405086106 Hardback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth binding with gilt lettering inc facsimile of Garrick's signature on front. Corners bent. Some markings inculding library mark on the spine. Foxing on pages. Book has a hand written inscription signed by the author to A(lexander) M(eyrick) Broadley, also contains a manuscript postcard to same (nd) which has been stuck onto the free endpaper. There is a book plate: from the library of A M Broadley at his home The Knapp in Bradpole Dorset stuck to the fixed endpaper. Newspaper cuttings containing three reviews have been stuck between the free end paper and the half title, also included is another manuscript letter (dated 15/2/1912) from the author to A M Broadley thanking him for his assistance and expressing the author's gratitude. There is a cancelled library mark on the reverse of the title page. The free endpaper at the back of the book has a press cutting, giving another review of the book, stuck to it. Stuck to the fixed endpaper at the back of the book are a, modern copy, of an excerpt from Bristow's Catalogue No265 and a, modern, facsimile of a letter from Garrick. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 442 pages 
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10 Grattan, William; Oman, Sir Charles Adventures with the Connaught Rangers, 1809-1814
Greenhill Books 2003 1853675318 / 9781853675317 Paperback Very Good- 
Card wrappers, some damage to spine and last few pages, binding tight, unmarked otherwise. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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11 Guest, Diana & Christian Odasso (photos) & Jim Harrison, Raymond Charmet & Marion Pike (essays) Diana Guest Stonecarver
Clark City Pr 1992 0944439160 / 9780944439166 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; VG/VG, turquoise cloth boards with gilt slightly rubbed to the top of the spine, colour photo-illustrated d/jkt slightly wrinkled along the top edge with a small tear to the top of the rear flap; text & lavish colour plates inside all clean & unmarked. A beautifully-produced book on the English-born sculptor who works in marble & granite, signed by Guest to the title page in blue ink: "For Joan, with my love, Diana Guest." ; 12.75 X 9.50 X 0.75 inches; Signed by Artist 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 Hart, Philip Fritz Reiner A Biography
Northwestern University Press 1997 0810114631 / 9780810114630 Paperback Very Good 
VG, b&w photo-illustrated paper covers, text & b&w photos & illustrations inside al unmarked. An examination of a conductor involved in the evolution of a characteristically American music. ; 8.95 X 5.98 X 0.80 inches; 330 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 Huntley, Elliot J. Behind That Locked Door George Harrison - After the Break-up of the Beatles
Xerostar Holdings 2002 0958015007 / 9780958015004 Paperback Very Good+ 
Cover quite clean, with no marks or scratches; tightly bound; pages unmarked, clean; in overall great condition. ; 8.11 X 5.83 X 1.02 inches; 424 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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King of the Critics - George Saintsbury 1845-1933: Critic, Journalist, Historian, Professor, Jones, Dorothy Richardson
14 Jones, Dorothy Richardson King of the Critics - George Saintsbury 1845-1933: Critic, Journalist, Historian, Professor
Ann Arbor The University of Michigan Press 1992 0472103164 / 9780472103164 First Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated green d/jkt, unclipped. Dk brown boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 386 pages 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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Gustav Mahler  Volume 3. Vienna: Triumph and Disillusion  : Vienna: Triumph and Disillusion (1904-07) Vol 3 (de La Grange: Mahler 4 volumes), La Grange, Henry-Louis de
15 La Grange, Henry-Louis de Gustav Mahler Volume 3. Vienna: Triumph and Disillusion : Vienna: Triumph and Disillusion (1904-07) Vol 3 (de La Grange: Mahler 4 volumes)
OUP Oxford 2000 019315160X / 9780193151604 Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Dust jacket in near-fine condition, with no wear or damage, its only flaw being a slight crease at bottom-right corner; black boards bright and sturdy, lightly bumped at bottom-right corner, otherwise pristine; pages unmarked, crisp, and bright. Book has never been read. ; 1904-1907; 9.29 X 6.38 X 2.36 inches; 1048 pages 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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16 Neil, J. Murray The Scots Fiddle - Tunes, Tales and Traditions
Moffat Lochar Publishing Ltd 1991 0948403071 / 9780948403071 paperback Very Good+ 
Illustrated card wrappers; faint crease to front corners. Music, the stories behind the tunes, and b/w illustrations. ; 4to (7 1/2" x 10"); 245 pages 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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17 Nichols, Roger Mendelssohn Remembered
Faber and Faber 1998 057117860x / 9780571178605 Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket contains a small, 2cm split (no loss) at top-center (front), as well as a bit of superficial scuffing from shelving at back, but is otherwise unmarked, with no damage; green & silver gilt boards unmarked, sturdy, pristine; binding tight; pages unmarked, crisp, and show little sign of previous reading. ; 5.5 x 9 x 1"; 258 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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An Evelyn Waugh Chronology, Page, N.
18 Page, N. An Evelyn Waugh Chronology
Palgrave Macmillan 1997 0333638948 / 9780333638941 Hardback Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ unmarked, unprice-clipped; navy blue boards, geld titling, corners sharp; text unmarked, tightly bound. ; Author Chronologies Series; 8.43 X 5.67 X 1.02 inches; 224 pages 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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19 Pattison, Mark & Jo Manton & Manton Memoirs
Open Gate Press 1969 0900000228 / 9780900000225 Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket contains a minor split and bump at top-spine, but is otherwise unmarked, with no damage, and no other significant wear; blue boards unmarked and sturdy; binding tight; pages unmarked, crisp, quite lightly read. ; Classics; 5.5 x 9 x 1.5"; 356 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Memoirs, Ridler, Anne
20 Ridler, Anne Memoirs
Oxford Perpetua Press 2004 1870882180 / 9781870882187 First Edition Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo. Colour illustrate DJ. Original publisher's blue cloth with lettered gilt at spine. Light bumping at top of spine else very good copy clean and undamaged internally and externally. VG in VG. ; 9.37 X 6.30 X 1.02 inches; 240 pages 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Aleksandr Blok  A Life, Berberova, Nina &  Robyn Marsack
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Fellowship of Three. John Hunter  , the Surgeon; James Cook (1728-1779), The Navigator; Joseph Banks (1743-1820), Beasley, A. W.
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