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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 Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03416

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Near Fine


Thomas More is one of the great figures in English history, but his life and career bear little resemblance to the myth of the saint or of the ' man for all seasons '. In this remarkable biography Peter Ackroyd reveals a man more troubled and more perplexling than that of any previous account. There is a previous owners signature to the half-title page. There is a small indentation on the rear hardcover and D/J and the top rear corner of the D/J has a small tear. View more info

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The Pink Fairy Book

By: Andrew Lang ( editor)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Uk, The Folio Society: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04839

Condition: Near Fine


" The Pink Fairy Book " was first published by Longmans , Green and Co, in 1897. This edition follows the 1897 edition of the text, with some minor emendations. Lang's original Preface has been abridged. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Jennie Churchill: Winston's American Mother

By: Anne Sebba

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray ( Publishers ): 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03811

ISBN: 0719563399

Condition: Fine


With unprecedented access to private family correspondence, newly discovered archival material and interviews with ' Jennie's' two surviving granddaughters, the author draws a vivid and frank portrait of her subject. she repositions 'Jennie' as a women when refused to be cowed by her era's customary repression of woman. Neither bad mother nor sexually predatory wife, Jennie Churchill was creative and passionate, determined to live life to the full. This book is signed on the title page by the author There is a small closed tear to the top of the rear panel on the D/W. A good, clean and tight c... 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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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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Walpole in power

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03424

ISBN: 075092523X

Condition: Fine


Robert Walpole was Britain's first prime minister and one of the great political figures of the eighteenth century. This study is essential reading for anyone interested in politics or the rich history of the period. With its fascinating parallels between Walpole's ministry and modern government, it will also appeal to those interested in current affairs. A good tight clean 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

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Gordon Brown.

By: Bower Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Harper/ Collins Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02035

ISBN: 000717540X

Condition: Very Good


The D/J has a small tear to the top corner on the back and rippling to the head and foot of the D/J. View more info

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Expedition to Surinam

By: Captain John Stedman, Edited and abridge by Christopher Bryant.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04426

Condition: Very Good


Expedition to Surinam is the narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted peoples of Surinam in Guiana on the wild coast of South America from the year 1772 to 1777. There is a small indentation to the fore edge of thew front board. A very good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens; introduced by Christopher Hibbert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04467

Condition: Near Fine


This is a1988 Folio Society Edition of Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit. There is writing on the front free end paper stating when it was paid for and the cheque number. there is also very light spotting to the fore edge of the text block. Decorated hardboards and a green slipcase. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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East and West.

By: Chris Patten

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03842

ISBN: 0333747879

Condition: Near Fine


In East and West Patten writes, frankly and directly, and for the first time, about his experiences as governor, about why he adopted the stance that he did, and about how he fought his battles. Anyone who was moved by the drama of the hand-over to China , will be riveted by the account given here of the events that led up to it. The hard boards have bumps to its top edge, and the D/W has light wear to its edge. The price of the book includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

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Mission to Tashkent

By: Colonel Bailey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04470

Condition: Very Good


This copy of Mission to Tashkent by the Folio Society has illustrated boards and a maroon slipcase which has light marking on it. Both are good, clean tight copy. View more info

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

By: Con Coughlin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04004

ISBN: 0230758517

Condition: Very Good


Over a century ago British troops were fighting a vicious frontier war against afghan tribesmen on the North-West Frontier- the great-great-grandfathers of the Taliban and tribal insurgents in modern day Afghanistan. In this book the author tells the story of that campaign, a story of high adventure and imperial success, which contains many lessons and warnings for today. The d/w shows light creasing to its head and corners, and is also priced clipped. View more info