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Supplement to Peakes Commentary

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Tc&ec Jack Ltd: 0

Sellers ID: 01195

Condition: Good


Book age yellowing and board bottom front faded /stained wrapper plain grey in very good condition. View more info

Memoirs of a Seafaring Life : The Narrative of William Spavens.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society: 2011

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02008

Condition: Very Good


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Folio Book of Short Stories

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society:

Edition: Folio Society

Sellers ID: 00701

Condition: Very Good


The slip-case has some small marks . View more info

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The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion.

By: N/A

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02862

Condition: Very Good


The corners are lightly bumped , this volume does not have a slip-case. A good clean copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs.

By: N/A

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02863

Condition: Very Good


As with all monarchs who rule as well as reign, the gap between the public and private lives of the Tudors is a narrow one.The marriages of Henry VIII and the courtships of Elizabeth were affairs of state; just as the business of government was, in part, a matter of the sovereign's domestic routine. The selection of documents presented here is intended to reflect some of these aspects. This book is without its slipcase. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 and is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Wonders of the World

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02964

Condition: Very Good


This well illustrated Folio book takes the reader from the wonders of ancient Skara Brae, through to the huge steam engine of the ' Big Boy 'steam locomotive of the U.S.A. The slip case as some bumping to the corners and there are two small stains to the back. View more info

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Crime Stories from the Strand

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society Ltd: 2010

Edition: Folio Edition

Sellers ID: 04062

Condition: Near Fine


The first thing to be said about these crime stories from the Strand Magazine is that they are stories. They tell a tale. Their merits may vary from the deeply living prose of that marvelous writer Rudyard Kipling to the frankly fustian production of Dick Donovan. Each of them eminently readable. A good, clean and tight copy View more info

The Earth an Intimate History.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society Ltd: 2011

Edition: Folio Edition

Sellers ID: 03795

Condition: Near Fine


The Earth was first published in 2004 in Britain by HarperCollins. The text of this Folio Society edition is taken from the first British edition, with minor amendments and the inclusion of a new introduction. A clean, tight copy. View more info

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The Sagas of Icelanders

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Classics: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03542

ISBN: 0141000031

Condition: Very Good


In Iceland, the age of the Vikings is also called the Saga Age. A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world's great literary treasures. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west - to greenland and, ultimately the coast of North America. The covers show wear to its edges , spine and the corners, the text block has light markings and is rough cut. There is also annotations written in pencil... View more info

The Mayan Prophecies: Unlocking the Secrets of a Lost Civilization

By: Adrian Gilbert; Maurice Cotterell

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Element Books, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04796

ISBN: 1852306920

Condition: Near Fine


In this thrilling and controversial book, the authors offer controversial answers that the establishment ' experts' refuse to accept. Decoding the complex Mayan astrological prophecies and present shattering revelations. The D/w shows light creasing to its extremities and it has been price-clipped. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Alan Bennett

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03702

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Fine


Untold Stories' 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, ' Untold Stories' is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The D/W has rippling to its edges and small tears to the lower corners. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

By: Alexandra Harris

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd.: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03764

ISBN: 0500251711

Condition: Fine


England has had a bad press from the Modernist disciples of a shiny, high-speed future. While the battles for modern art and society were being fought in France and Spain, it seemed a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea shops. The text is accompanied with 79 illustrations , 48 in colour. A good , clean and fine copy. View more info

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Letter from America: 1946-2004

By: Alistair Cooke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Allen Lane/ Penquin Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 6th printing

Sellers ID: 03860

ISBN: 0713998342

Condition: Fine


Imbued with Alistair Cook's good humour, elegance and understanding, Letter from America 1946 - 2004 is a captivating insight into the heart of a nation, and a fitting tribute to the man who was for so many the most reassuring voice of our times. A fine, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Redbreast: The Robin in Life and Literature

By: Andrew Lack

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Uk, SMH Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04696

ISBN: 0955382726

Condition: Near Fine


'Robin Redbreast', by eminent ornithologist David Lack was first published in 1950. It has been called ' a classic and truly delightful book'. A wealth of illustrations, including a Beatrix Potter watercolour, and one by J M W Turner, decorate the text. A clean, tight and delightful book. View more info

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Athene: Image and Energy

By: Ann Shearer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04460

ISBN: 0670857971

Condition: Very Good


When Athene sprang full-grown from her father Zeus's head, a new image of the feminine was born to Western consciousness . Starting from a penetrating analysis of the goddess's mythologies and beginnings, Ann Shearer shows how mainstream consciousness, from the early Church Fathers onwards, has diluted and even suppressed the original power of the image. There is light wear to the corners and extremities of the D/w. View more info

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The Old Wive's Tale

By: Arnold Bennett; Introduced by Tim Heald'

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04416

Condition: Near Fine


' The Old Wives' Tale was first published by Chapman & hall in 1908. A new edition containing a Preface by the author was published bu Hodder & Stoughton in 1912. The text of this edition follows that of the 1912 edition, with minor emendations. A good fine copy. View more info

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Folk Tales And Fables Of The World

By: Barbara Hayes

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Dragon's World Ltd.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02874

ISBN: 1850280347

Condition: Very Good


This delightful collection of folk tales and fables from many countries and differing cultures includes some tales never before published outside their place of origin. Their are also favourites included such as Aladdin and King Arthur and Aesop's Fables. Each story has been selected and retold by Barbara Hayes and illustrated by Robert Ingpen. The result is a wonderful book and record of our rich world heritage of ethnic fables and folk tales. There is a little shelf wear to the DW edges. View more info

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The Pastons : A Family in the Wars of the Roses

By: Barber, Richard. ( Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Folio Society: 2001

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02899

Condition: Very Good


This book is about the letters and communications of the Paston Family during the period of the War of the Roses . This book does not have a slipcase. There is a little wear to the base of the boards. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03026

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Very Good


Untold Stories, is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since ' Writing Home ' and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. Also included are his much - celebrated diaries for the years 1996 to 2004. This book is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The top of the text block has some light spotting. The D/W shows signs of light shelf -wear. A good clean tight copy. View more info

Harriette Wilson's Memiors

By: Blanch, Lesley. ( Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1964

Edition: Folio edition

Sellers ID: 03115

Condition: Very Good


The nineteenth century was an age of great personalities, a last flowering before twentieth- century anonymity and mass living engulfed them in its drab living. Harriette Wilson lived among this wealthy society, the courtesan's natural background. In England Harriette Wilson was an outstanding example of her profession. The slipcase shows light wear to its surfaces. There is spotting on the front and rear end-papers and boards which we think as occurred in the production process. View more info