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MY LIFE AND TIMES
Written by Jerome K. Jerome; Joseph Connolly.
Stock no. 1608355
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Fine condition.

Introduction by Joseph Connolly. Brown cloth boards with vignette of a Penny Farthing, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. B/w photos. Contained in a near fine slipcase.
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THE COMPLETE MEMOIRS OF GEORGE SHERSTON (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Siegfried Sassoon. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1608340
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Three volumes: Sherston's Progress; Memoirs of an Infantry Office; Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man. Olive green pictorial cloth, red title label and gilt title to spines. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Contained in a red slipcase which has some splash marks.
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JIM CLARK PORTRAIT OF A GREAT DRIVER
Written by Graham Gauld.
Stock no. 1608337
Published by Paul Hamlyn. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jim Clark, racing driver, recalled by many of the people who knew him best. Colour and b/w photos. Spine bumped. Price-cut wrapper is browned.
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A CHILD IN THE FOREST
Written by Winifred Foley.
Stock no. 2122011
Published by BBC. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's life in the 1920's in the Forest of Dean. ISBN: 0563126051. Light bumping to spine and corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and chips.
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THE JOHN HASSALL LIFESTYLE
Written by David Cuppleditch. Illustrated by John Hassall; et al..
Stock no. 2122000
Published by Dilke Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0950624411. Bumping to spine. Light spotting to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and has some scuffs.
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GOING SOLO
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 2121989
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Autobiographical stories of deadly snakes on the ground, daring deeds in the air, African safaris and encounters with the Hun - all told with the irresistable appeal which has made Roald Dahl one of the world's best loved writers for adults and children. As frightening and funny as his fiction! Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. B/w photos throughout. 208 pages. ISBN: 0224024078. Light bumping and wear to spine, corners and a couple of cover edges. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THE LIFE AND WORK OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE VOLUME ONE
Written by Christopher Gilbert.
Stock no. 2121957
Published by Studio Vista; Cassell. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, gilt titles. Best known designer of English furniture and certainly the most influential. Colour photos. ISBN: 0289708397. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT
Written by Geoffrey Batchen.
Stock no. 2121955
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with black titles; pictorial onlay to front cover. William Henry Fox Talbot was the founder of modern photography and a key intellectual figure of his time, working in fields as diverse as botany, physics, mathematics, archaeology and literature. ISBN: 9780714841984. A few marks and some light fading to covers. Contents are excellent.
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NAPOLEON'S MEMOIRS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Napoleon Bonaparte; Somerset De Chair.
Stock no. 2121946
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Limited to 500 copies. Green cloth. Gilt title and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. B/w portrait frontis. Uncut page edges. These volumes are Copy No. 286. Covers are very faded. Some foxing and browning to pages, mostly to outer page edges. A few page margin marks. Slight musty odour to books.
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NORTHOWRAM ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES
Written by Mark Pearson.
Stock no. 2121945
Published by F. King & Sons. 1898. Almost very good condition.

With a Life of Oliver Heywood and Histories of Heywood Chapel, Coley Church, Bell School, Old Halls, Residences and Families of Northowram and Shibden Dale. Large format. Dark green leather covers, gilt titles. Folding map. Scuffing and wear, with chipping to leather covers. Some foxing. Black in splash marks to outer page edges, which also bleed through to some page margins. Small edge-tear to fold-out map.
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HENRY WILLIAM'S LANCARVAN
Written by Edward Cloutman; William Linnard.
Stock no. 2121932
Published by Tathan Books. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A clock and watch maker and a great farmer in the Vale of Glamorgan. Describing not only the clocks but the workshop techniques, suppliers and customers. Colour and b/w photos. Limited edition of 300 copies. SIGNED by authors. This is Copy No. 181 (number faded). Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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PICTURES IN THE FIRE
Written by Bunny Arkell.
Stock no. 2121931
1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography of a farmer of Fresian herds. Containing many anecdotes of life on the farm, the high points of Bunny's life and also the tragedies. Mock leather boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 103 pages. SIGNED by author, with date to title page. A few light marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a couple of tiny nicks.
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