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STIRLING MOSS MY CARS, MY CAREER
Written by Stirling Moss; Doug Nye.
Stock no. 2125863
Published by Guild Publishing. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Moss reviews his outstanding career against the framework of more than 80 different car types which he drove in Formula 1, Formula 2, Formula 3, Indianapolis Style Oval Speedway Racing, Sports, GT and Saloon Car events. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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WILLIAM THE LION 1143-1214
Written by D.D.R. Owen.
Stock no. 2125835
Published by Tuckwell Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Kingship and Culture. B/w photos. A biography of independent Scotland's longest-reigning monarch, William the Lion. ISBN: 1862320055. Bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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PEPYS'S DIARY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Samuel Pepys; Robert Latham.
Stock no. 2125785
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Fine condition.

Three volumes. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. Colour and b/w plates. Selected and edited by Latham. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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MICHELANGELO
Written by Howard Hibbard; Michael Levey. Illustrated by Michelangelo.
Stock no. 2125779
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt titles. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Slip case is better than very good; a few light marks.

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AN EMBASSY TO CHINA
Written by Lord Macartney; J.L. Cranmer-Byng. Illustrated by William Alexander.
Stock no. 2125772
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Being the journal kept by Lord Macartney during his Embassy to the Emperor Ch'ien-lung 1793-1794. Cloth spine with gilt title. Green paper boards with white dragon and lion repeating pattern. Light blue endpapers are maps. Colour illustrations. Colour pictorial slip case in very good condition; some wear to edges; a few bumps.

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CHRISTINA OF DENMARK DUCHESS OF MILAN AND LORRAINE 1522-1590
Written by Julia Cartwright.
Stock no. 1816234
Published by John Murray. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Biography. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and tooling. B/w plates. xii and 562 pages including index. Top edge gilt. Spine worn at top and tail, light vertical crease. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some scattered foxing. All plates present, some have dampstaining to margins.

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PHILIP WEBB PIONEER OF ARTS & CRAFTS ARCHITECTURE
Written by Sheila Kirk.
Stock no. 1816218
Published by Wiley-Academy. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

A comprehensive account of Webb's design philosophy, his architectural work and his influence, also his fascinating life story. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0470868082. Spine slightly cocked. Corners of cover lightly rubbed. Slight fading to spine.

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LANCASHIRE AUTHORS A SERIES OF BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
Written by John Randal Swann.
Stock no. 2125700
1924. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. SIGNED by (and dedicated to) R.W. Kenyon - designer of the Ewbank carpet sweeper. Spotting and wear to covers. Corners are bumped. Foxing.

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AN EXILED KING GUSTAF ADOLF IV OF SWEDEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Sophie Elkan.
Stock no. 2125659
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Purple cloth with gilt titles to spines. B/w plates. Spines are both faded and bumped. A few marks to covers. Some corners are bumped. Foxing. Some uncut page edges.

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CASSANDRA BRYDGES, FIRST DUCHESS OF CHANDOS, 1670-1735: LIFE AND LETTERS
Written by Rosemary O'Day.
Stock no. 2125653
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Green covers with gilt title to spine, cream/green title box onlay to front cover. ISBN: 9781843833420. Couple of small marks to onaly to front cover.

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GEORGE GORING (1608-1657) CAROLINE COURTIER AND ROYALIST GENERAL
Written by Florene S. Memegalos.
Stock no. 2125648
Published by Ashgate. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

First modern biography of Goring, the main events of his life are interwoven with the wider history of his age. ISBN: 9780754652991. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased, with vertical edge-crease to spine.

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NEXT TO WELLINGTON: GENERAL SIR GEORGE MURRAY
Written by John Harding-Edgar.
Stock no. 1816183
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of a Scottish soldier and statesman, Wellington's Quartermaster General. From Reason to Revolution 1721-1815 No.17. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781912390137. Very slight rubbing of gilt title to spine.

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