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Written by Hans Ulrich Rudel.
Stock no. 1816898
Published by George Mann. 1st thus 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Hans-Ulrich Rudel was the first and only member of the Armed Forces of the Third Reich to be awarded wartime Germany's highest decoration. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0704100592. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Slight musty odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
THE LAND OF NARNIA
Written by C.S. Lewis; Brian Sibley. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 1317606
Published by Collins Lions. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An exciting guide to the Narnia books, explaining how their creator came to write them, the sort of person he was, and the hidden meaning of some of the Narnia stories. Navy blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and colour and b/w text illustrations. A super book for Narnia devotees. 96 pages. 10 x 8". ISBN: 0001911619. Some very faint spotting to covers. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners.
CHEKHOV: A LIFE IN LETTERS
Written by Anton Chekhov; Gordon McVay.
Stock no. 2128744
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Fine condition.
Translated and Edited by Gordon McVay. Black cloth, gilt title and decoration. B/w photos. Slip case better than very good - a few scuff marks.
Written by Lytton Strachey.
Stock no. 2128738
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.
Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon. Green and gold pictorial cloth, white title block to spine. Colour illustrations. Slip case is better than very good - slightly faded to one edge.
ADVENTURES OF CASANOVA EPISODES FROM THE HISTORY OF MY LIFE
Written by Giacomo Casanova; Chevalier De Seingalt.
Stock no. 2128737
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.
Pictorial cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
Written by Antonia Fraser.
Stock no. 2128736
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.
Brick red cloth with gilt title label to spine and decoration to front cover. Introduction by Roy Strong. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Written by Ann Dumas; Josephine Trotter; Martin Gayford; William Packer. Illustrated by Josephine Trotter.
Stock no. 1317594
Published by Jenny Blyth Fine Art. 1st 2016. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A selection of over 100 paintings by Trotter. Green boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. 136 pages. ISBN: 9781526201584. SIGNED by Josephine Trotter with dedication to Alice and Chris on front free-endpaper. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly faded at edges.
EDMUND JONES THE OLD PROPHET
Written by J. Glyndwr Harris.
Stock no. 2128707
Published by Ebenezer Church. 1st 1987. Very good condition.
Blue pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.
EDVARD MUNCH BEHIND THE SCREAM
Written by Sue Prideaux. Illustrated by Edvard Munch.
Stock no. 2128659
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The first comprehensive biography of Munch in English. With unlimited access to tens of thousands of Munch's papers, including his letters and diaries, Prideaux offers a portrait of the artist that is both intimate and moving. ISBN: 0300110243. SIGNED by author on title page.
THE YELLOW HOUSE
Written by Martin Gayford.
Stock no. 2128658
Published by Fig Tree. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Van Gogh, Gauguin and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Full colour 'sunflower' endpapers. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780670914975. SIGNED by author, with dedication on title page.
THE RESTLESS WAVE
Written by Helen Bellany. Illustrated by John Bellany.
Stock no. 2128657
Published by Sandstone Press Ltd. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
My Two Lives With John Bellany. Cream covers with silver title. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781912240029. SIGNED by author to title page.
DREAMS OF EXILE - ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Written by Ian Bell.
Stock no. 2128655
Published by Mainstream Publishing. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Part literary biography, part travel writing, this book traces Stevenson's development as an artist and as a man by following his often chaotic progress from continent to continent, in good health and bad, in poverty and wealth. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 295 pages. Some b/w photos. ISBN: 1851584579. SIGNED by author to title page. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners.