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Rabbiting & Ferreting: A British Field Sorts Society Booklet.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, British Field Sport Society: 1979

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03912

Condition: Very Good


A little booklet on the country sport of rabbiting and ferreting. This book is filled with advice and anecdotes by the authors. The covers are a little grubby, mainly form wear. A tight copy. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: A Bennett

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Gardners Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04446

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Near Fine


This book is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since Writing Home and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. at times heartrending and at others extremely funny, it is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Collected Stories

By: Bernard MacLaverty

Price: £65.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04454

ISBN: 0224097806

Condition: Very Good


Since the publication of Secrets and Other Stories in 1977, Bernard MacLaverty has been celebrated as one of the finest living short-story writers. Writing in the New York Times, William Boyd summoned the shades of Yeats, Joyce and Flann O' Brian, insisting that ' MacLaverty sits perfectly comfortably' in their company. The Guardian simply said ' MacLaverty is a master '. There is a label on the title page which has a dedication written on it saying, ' Best wishes Bernar... View more info

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One Summer: America 1927

By: Bill Bryson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04442

ISBN: 0385608284

Condition: Very Good


In this hugely entertaining book, Bill Bryson spins a story of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy. Bryson rolls out an unforgettable cast of vivid and eccentric personalities to bring to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage and changed the world forever. There is light creasing to the corners of the d/w . View more info

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The Screwtape Letters

By: C.S. Lewis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Folio society: 2010

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04110

Condition: Fine


This is the Folio's Societies version of C.S. Lewis's ' The Screwtape Letter', this edition was first published in 1961 by Geoffrey Bles, this Folio edition follows that text. A clean and tight copy View more info

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How to Start Rallying

By: Colin Malkin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Speed and Sports Publications Ltd: 1970

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04187

ISBN: 0851130240

Condition: Good


The covers are a little grubby. View more info

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars

By: David Hepworth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Transworld Publishers: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04333

ISBN: 0593077628

Condition: Near Fine


The age of the rock star, like the age of the cowboy, has passed. But like the cowboy, the idea of the rock star lives on in our imaginations.This book isn't just their story, it's ours as well. There is a small indent to the bottom edge of the rear board. View more info

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Field Work: Selected Essays

By: Dr. Ronald Blythe

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Black Dog Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04453

ISBN: 0954928660

Condition: Near Fine


These essays, written over the last thirty years and published to celebrate the Benson Medal for Literature awarded to Ronald Blythe in 2006. This wonderful selection illuminates Blythe's unique perspective on the English countryside and its literature, in prose that is ' full of quiet wit, keen observation and sober reflection.' A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Great Man: Sir Robert Walpole: Scoundrel, Genius and Britain's First Prime Minister

By: Edward Pearce

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Pimlico: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04443

ISBN: 1844134059

Condition: Very Good


Coarse, corrupt and cynical, Walpole dominates King, Parliament and Government until 1742. This is Walpole keeping England out of war for twenty years and setting up a stable and growing economy. All politics of a kind we can recognise today began with Robert Walpole. And here, in Edward Pearce's elegant book, he is brought back to life. There is a little spotting to the text block. View more info

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Haig's Tower of Strength: General Sir Edward Bulfin - Ireland's Forgotten General

By: John Powell

Price: £22.00

Publisher: UK, Pen and Sword Military: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04456

ISBN: 1526722607

Condition: Near Fine


This is the first biography of General Sir Edward Bilfin, a Green Howard who rose to high rank during the Great war, despite his Irish Catholic birth and close nationalist relations. The author has pierced together this fascinating biography of a fighting general, present at the birth of the modern Middle East, who deserves to be better known, both in Britain and Ireland. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Essays of Francis Bacon

By: Lord Verulam, Viscount St Albans.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2003

Edition: Folio Edition Reprint

Sellers ID: 04450

Condition: Near Fine


This edition of Francis Bacon's Essays is based on the version published in Francis bacon, published by Oxford University Press in 1996 as part of their Oxford Authors Series. The slipcase shows wear to exterior with markings and scuff marks. View more info

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Upon A Trailing Edge: Risk, the Heart and the Air Pilot

By: Michael Joy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Troubador Publishing Ltd: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04394

ISBN: 1784624721

Condition: Very Good


Four out of five fatal aircraft accidents are due to human error: three out of five to pilot error. this book examines the technical aspects of these issues from the viewpoint of one of the UK's most experienced aviation cardiologists. It spans the end of the Second World War through teaching cardiology in aviation on behalf of the International Civil Aviation Organisation ( ICAO ), worldwide. There is light wear to the extremities. A Good clean, tight copy. View more info

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Racing Revolutions; 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Northstar: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04024

Condition: Very Good


This is the official programme for the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed weekend. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Making Of The British Landscape: From the Ice Age to the Present

By: Nicolas Crane

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04445

ISBN: 0297856669

Condition: Near Fine


How much do we really know about the place we call ' home' ? In this sweeping. timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain. The British landscape has been occupied by humans for 12,000 years, and in that time, it has been transformed from a European peninsula of glacier and tundra to an island of glittering cities and exquisite countryside. A good, and clean copy. View more info

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The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia.

By: Orlando Figes

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane/ Penquin Books Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04172

ISBN: 0713997028

Condition: Very Good


Orlando Figes's moving and powerful book reveals what private life was like for millions of Russians under Starlin's tyranny.A vast panoramic portrait of a society in which everyone spoke in whispers - whether to protect their families and friends, or to inform on them. It is a gripping account of lives lived in impossible times. A clean, tight and carefully read copy. View more info

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The History of England Vol III Civil War.

By: Peter Ackroyd

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04444

ISBN: 023070641X

Condition: Very Good


In Civil War, Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling retelling of England's history, beginning with the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, and ending with the deposition and flight into exile of his grandson, James II. The Stuart dynasty brought together the two nations of England and Scotland into one realm, albeit a realm still marked by political divisions that echo to this day. The D/W has been price - clipped. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Sweet Water and Bitter: The Ships that Stopped the Slave Trade

By: Sian Rees

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04020

ISBN: 0701181591

Condition: Near Fine


Sweet Water and Bitter is the extraordinary sequel to Britain's abolition of the slave trade in 1807. The last British slave -ship left Africa that year, but other countries and illegal slavers continued to trade. When the Napoleonic Wars ended in 1815, British diplomats negotiated anti-slave-trade treaties and a ' Preventive Squadron' was formed to cruise the West African coast. In six decades, this small fleet liberated 150,000 Africans and lost 17.000 of its own men ... View more info

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Ministering Angels

By: Stella Bingham

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing Co.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04244

ISBN: 0850453178

Condition: Very Good


The struggle waged by women for emancipation from the tyranny of convention has been a constant theme over the centuries. This book examines a central part of this theme; it is a complete survey of the history of the first profession that not only opened its doors to women, but was also largely created by them. The text block has light foxing on the page edges and end papers. The D/w has light creasing and wear to its edges and corners and it has been priced clipped. View more info

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And God Created Burton

By: Tom Rubython

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Myrtle Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04449

ISBN: 095656562X

Condition: Very Good


This book was the first complete biography of one of the greatest contemporary Welshmen who ever lived. The man conquered Hollywood in a way that no British actor had before or since, rising to become the highest earning actor Britain has ever produced. A good tight and clean copy. View more info

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Words and Deedes: Selected Journalism 1931-2006

By: W. F. Deedes

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan Pub Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03689

ISBN: 1405053968

Condition: Near Fine


Words and Deeds brings together the life's work of one of the most respected and admired journalists of the past century. For over seventy years,W.F. Deeds has reported on the most important events, affairs and issues that have affected Britain, Europe and the rest of the world. There is light edge wear to the top of the D/W. A good clean and tight copy. View more info