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An Artist in Italy

By: Armfield, Maxwell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., Methuen & Co Ltd: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03214

Condition: Good


This book is all about the authors experiences has he travels and paints his way through Italy. The text is accompanied by sixteen illustrations painted by the author. The boards and spine are dirty and stained and the text block is a little grubby, it is also has rough cut pages. View more info

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Ben Fogle Collection - Land Rover and Labrador - Two Books in One

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03868

ISBN: 0007969112

Condition: Fine


This book combines two of his previous publication, the first is about the Land Rover which after 67 years and 2 million vehicles the defender ceased production, and this book is a fitting tribute to this most British institution which has stood as a beacon of durability across the world. The second part of the book is about the Labrador, the most popular breed of dog in the world. This is the story of a dog breed which has captured our imagination and love for hundreds of years. The text block is lightly tanned. A clean and tight copy. The price of this book includes postage. View more info

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The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £16.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03385

ISBN: 0460047264

Condition: Very Good


The River Tay travels through a beautiful landscape containing an outstanding variety of wildlife. In 150 paintings, sketches and drawings in watercolour, pencil, crayon and oils, Keith Brockie superbly captures the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay. There is light bleaching to the front of the D/W. View more info

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Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor

By: Callow, Simon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03082

ISBN: 0413587703

Condition: Very Good


Most actors are lucky to leave behind one memorable role. Charles Laughton's gift to the world- and to mimics - is unique. Not just one but three universally recognised creations; the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Henry VIII and Captain Bligh. These and glimpses of the complex actor behind them- live on, years after his death. The text block is lightly tanned with some spotting. View more info

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Cochrane the Dauntless: The Life and Adventures of Thomas Cochrane

By: Cordingly, David

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02133

ISBN: 074758088X

Condition: Very Good


Patrick O'Brian, C.S.Forester and Captain Marryat all based their literary heroes on Thomas Cochrane, but as David Cordingly shows, Cochrane's own exploits were far more daring and exciting than those of his fictional counterparts. View more info

Admiral Lord ST.Vincent: Saint or Tyrant? The Life of Sir John Jervis Nelson's Patron

By: Davidson . James D.G.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Pen and Sword Ltd.: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02120

ISBN: 184415386X

Condition: Very Good


Admiral Lord St Vincent-Saint or Tyrant? is compelling reading for all with an interest in British maritime history and reveals the true character of a man who was formidable even by the exacting standards of his period. View more info

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Nelson's Favourite : HMS Agamemnon at War 1781 - 1809

By: Deane, Anthony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Chatham Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02139

ISBN: 1861760019

Condition: Very Good


This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her as his favorite ship. This fascinating account of her career highlightss all the significant events of the period and portrays the authentic world of the Nelsonic era. There is a little rippling to the top of the D/W. View more info

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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India

By: Madhur Jaffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03024

ISBN: 009189929X

Condition: Very Good


Madhur Jaffrey can tell a story beautifully especially when it is the account of her own childhood in India. This enchanting memoir of an exuberant young girl, growing up in an age and society that has now disappeared, is made all the more evocative by Madhur's passion for food. The tastes, the smells, the colours - these food memories form and shape her reminiscences. There is some light marking to the D/W . A clean and tight copy. View more info

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Southampton Railways

By: Moody, Bert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Waterfront Publications Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03184

ISBN: 0946184631

Condition: Very Good


Southampton has always been a major name associated with railways, with the LSWR initially recognising the importance of the town as a major trading link with the world. Bert Moody documents in this book the fascinating story of the railway at Southampton and covers the many stations and railway installations within a boundary of Swaythling to the north,Sholing to the East and Redbridge to the west. There is a dedication from the author to a friend on the front fly-leaf. The D/W shows light signs of wear and rubbing to its corners. View more info