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Image for Lettres Inedites de Henriette-Marie de France Reine d'Angleterrre

Lettres Inedites de Henriette-Marie de France Reine d'Angleterrre

By: Le Comte de Baillon and Henriette-Marie de France

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Emile Perrin 1884: 1884

Book number: 58165

Condition: Very Good


vi, 257 pp. Contemporary quarter cloth over marbled boards. Leather title label to spine. Boards slightly rubbed. Internally clean. With the bookplate of noted Tudor & Stuart historian Roger Lockyer to the front endpaper. Original wrappers bound in. Henrietta Maria was the wife of Charles I and mother of Charles II and James II/VII. Text in French language. View more info

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Through Wood and Dale: Diaries, 1975-1978

By: Lees Milne, James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1998: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51530

ISBN: 071955599X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. viii, 325 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Light wear to dj. Jacket not price-clipped. No ownership marks. VG/VG 9780719555992 View more info

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A Mingled Measure Diaries 1953-1972

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1994: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 25368

ISBN: 0719553628

Condition: Very Good


325pp. Lovely copy in bright clean dustjacket of the first edition; a bit of creasing to the very top of the spine, otherwise very good. 0719553628 View more info

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A Mingled Measure Diaries 1953-1972

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1994: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 27204

ISBN: 0719553628

Condition: Very Good


325 pp., reprint in the same year and same format as the first edition. Some fading to the spine, price clipped jacket, and previous owner's address label on the front free endpaper, else very good and clean. 0719553628 View more info

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Fourteen Friends.

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1999: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 51523

ISBN: 0719555949

Condition: Very Good


240 pp. Blue boards with pictorial dw. Photographic plates. No ownership marks. VG/VG 0719555949 View more info

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Prophesying Peace

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57794

ISBN: 0701122358

Condition: Very Good


[viii], 254 pp. very good unclipped copy of Lees-Milne's second volume of Wartime diaries. Reynolds Stone jacket design. 0701122358 View more info

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Ancestral Voices

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus 1975: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57795

ISBN: 0701121106

Condition: Very Good


x, 302 pp., slight fading to jacket spine, tanning to jacket rear panel. Reynolds Stone jacket design. Previous ownership inscri57799 ption on f.e.p. dated 1975. Unclipped, but bruised at edges. The first volume of Lees-Milne's diaries covering the early war years. 0701121106 View more info

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Mixed Vintages: A Blend of Essays Old and New

By: Lucas, E. V.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1919: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 38424

Condition: Very Good


181, 8 pp. Green cloth in printed dw. Dw chipped and rubbed. Leaves and endpapers browned. Includes a long letter from 'The Vermilion Box' describing the effects of the first Zeppelin attack on London. Publisher's list at rear. View more info

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Charles Lamb and the Lloyds

By: Lucas, E. V., editor

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co. 1898: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56996

Condition: Very Good


Presentation from the editor E. V. Lucas to his mother, and again to British composer Herman Finck. ix, 297, (6) pp. Publisher's original maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Minor rubbing to extremities. Internally clean. Frontis and four portraits. View more info

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Boswell : The Applause of the Jury, 1782-1785

By: Lustig, Irma S & Pottle, Frederick A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann 1982: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54442

ISBN: 0434439452

Condition: Very Good


xxix., 419 pp, dustwrapper faded 0434439452 View more info

Image for My Life and Times. Octave One - Octave Ten 1883-1963. Complete in 10 volumes

My Life and Times. Octave One - Octave Ten 1883-1963. Complete in 10 volumes

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus 1963 to 1971: 1963

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 59395

Condition: Good


10 volumes complete. Various paginations. Jackets with rubs and chips, and ownership inscriptions in the volumes. A good solid set, more for the reader. View more info

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The Poems and Letters of Andrew Marvell. In two volumes

By: Marvell, Andrew and edited by H. M. Margoliouth

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57851

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. xi, 347; vi, 373 pp. Original dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Frontis to each volume. Bookplate & ink name to front endpapers. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Bindings firm. View more info

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Points of View

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58116

Condition: Very Good


255 pp. Green cloth in dust wrapper. Staining to rear panel of jacket. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Cloth clean. Internally clean. View more info

Image for An Author's Love: Being the Unpublished Letters of Prosper Merimee's 'Inconnue'. In 2 volumes

An Author's Love: Being the Unpublished Letters of Prosper Merimee's 'Inconnue'. In 2 volumes

By: Merimee, Prosper

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1889: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49518

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. xxiii, 205; 223 pp. Half dark green morocco over green cloth. Top edge gilt. Gilt-bordered spines with leather title labels. Spines uniformly darkened to a pleasing brown. Bound by Hatchards. Early ink inscription to first blanks. Leaves slightly darkened. A solid VG pair. View more info

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Friends of a Lifetime Letters to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell

By: Meynell, Viola (editor)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1940: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54794

Condition: Poor


EX-LIBRARY COPY. 384 pp, illustrated in b/w, an inch split to spine cloth at top and tears to rear endpaper, library bookplate on front endpaper with ink inscription. EX-LIBRARY COPY View more info

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Collected Works of John Stuart Mill : Essays on England, Ireland and the Empire

By: Mill, John Stuart and Edited By Geraint L. Williams

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Toronto and Buffalo, University of Toronto Press 1991: 1991

Book number: 38744

ISBN: 041506399x

Condition: Very Good


xlii, 325 pp., Ex-library with stamps and labels, clean copy in spite of its library origins 041506399x View more info

Image for Letters From a Life : The Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten 1913-1976. Volume Three: 1946-1951

Letters From a Life : The Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten 1913-1976. Volume Three: 1946-1951

By: Mitchell, Donald and Philip Reed & Mervyn Cooke, editors

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 2004: 1991

Book number: 57681

ISBN: 057122282X

Condition: Near Fine


xxvi, 758 pp. Original cloth in dust jacket. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. B&w illustrations. 9780571222827 View more info

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Letters From a Life : The Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten 1913-1976. Volume Two: 1939-1945

By: Mitchell, Donald and Philip Reed, editors

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1991: 1991

Book number: 57680

ISBN: 0571160581

Condition: Very Good


627-1403 pp. Original cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly edgeworn with fading to spine. White labels pasted onto front endpaper. Cloth clean. Internally clean. B&w illustrations. 9780571160587 View more info

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Letters and Journals of Lord Byron with Notices of His Life in 2 Volumes

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1830: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46953

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes viii, 570 and 823 pp, illustrated in b/w, in original cloth boards but with early 20c respines, various ink inscriptions and bookplate on endpapers, some foxing to pages, the first biography of Byron. A note on the front pastedown tells us this was ' Very ably reveiwed in the Quarterly Vol. XLIV Jan & Feb 1841. The book plate of Marianne Ford, and a gift from her great-great-granddaughter from the Pengreep library to first cousins. View more info

Image for Journey From Obscurity - Memoirs of The Owen Family - Wilfred Owen 1893 - 1918 i. Childhood ii. Youth iii. War

Journey From Obscurity - Memoirs of The Owen Family - Wilfred Owen 1893 - 1918 i. Childhood ii. Youth iii. War

By: Owen, Harold

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press 1963 / 1964 / 1965: 1963

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 57783

Condition: Good


3 volumes. a good set without the jackets. Cloth hardbacks with some fading to the spines. Bookplates to the front free endpaper of each volume. View more info