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THE COPPER KING: A BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS WILLIAMS OF LLANIDAN
Written by J.R. Harris.
Stock no. 2136080
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. One of the most remarkable business men of the 18th century; the monopolist of the British copper industry at the time. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks and chips.

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ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAM
Written by J. Huizinga; Desiderius Erasmus.
Stock no. 2136068
Published by Phaidon Press Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

With 32 illustrations and a selection of letters of Erasmus. Phaidon Pocket Series. Yellow cloth with dark brown titles and vignette. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is very browned to spine, with some grubby marks; edge-chipped with splash marks to rear panel.

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BLAKE
Written by Peter Ackroyd. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823010
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Beige pictorial cloth. Biography of William Blake. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour plates. 455 pages pages includes index. Slight bump to top of spine and corresponding heavier bump to open edge of slipcase. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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M.K. GANDHI AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OR THE STORY OF MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH
Written by Mahatma Gandhi; Mahadev Desai; William Radice.
Stock no. 1822986
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Translated from the original Gujarati by Desai. Introduction and Glossary by Radice. Pale brown cloth with decoration to front cover, black title to spine. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some light scuffing.

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LETTERS AND PAPERS FROM PRISON
Written by Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Eberhard Bethge; Irina Ratushinskaya.
Stock no. 1822981
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Very good condition.

About Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran Pastor.. The Enlarged Edition. Edited by Eberhard Bethge. Introduced by Irina Ratushinskaya. Small patch of loss to cloth at bottom of front board. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Otherwise contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which appears to be affected by damp (spotting - not bad).

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THE TRUCE
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 1822979
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Survivor's Journey Home from Auschwitz. Translated by Stuart Woolf, Introduction by David Mendel. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine, silver design. Pale blue endpapers. B/w etchings. Minor blemish to front board else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is faintly marked.

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CHARLES DARWIN AND THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
Written by Charles Darwin; Nora Barlow.
Stock no. 2135956
Published by Pilot Press Ltd.. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. Introduction by Barlow. B/w illustrations. Spine and edges are browned. Bumping to corners and spine. Initial in ink to front pastedown. Page browning.

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TOVE JANSSON LIFE, ART, WORDS: THE AUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY
Written by Boel Westin; Silvester Mazzarella.
Stock no. 2135952
Published by Sort Of Books. 1st thus 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards with blue title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Biography of the Finnish-Swedish writer and artist and creator of The Moomins. ISBN: 9781908745453. Small knocks to base of spine.

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JOSEPH LISTER 1827-1912
Written by Richard B. Fisher.
Stock no. 2135951
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The great surgeon who pioneered antiseptics and revolutionized 19th-century medicine. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0354041452. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with small nick to base of spine; a few marks.

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I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS
Written by Maya Angelou.
Stock no. 2135947
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

A great American classic, Maya Angelou's powerful and perceptive memoir forged a path for Black American women's writing and made her an international icon. Written in 1969, it recounts Angelou's early experiences as a woman of colour in the segregated Deep South where, surrounded by bigotry and poverty, daily life was lived on a knife-edge. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Second printing. Slip case is almost very good - some marks, fading and a bit of surface paper damage.

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CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE: POET & SPY
Written by Park Honan.
Stock no. 2135925
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark covers with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780198186953. Foxing to outer page edges. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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RICHARD III: ENGLAND'S BLACK LEGEND
Written by Desmond Seward; Thomas Pennant.
Stock no. 1321953
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Foreword by Thomas Penn. Red cloth pictorial boards, white title to spine. Red endpapers with crown pattern. B/w & colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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