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A BRUSH WITH STEAM
Written by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2126437
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. David Shepherd's Railway Story. ISBN: 0715381571. SIGNED by author, with Best Wishes to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
A PRINCE OF OUR DISORDER THE LIFE OF T.E. LAWRENCE
Written by John E. Mack.
Stock no. 1816391
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A biography based on more than ten years of research and interviews with those who knew him. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Maps to endpapers. ISBN: 0297770977. Surface damage to gutter edge of page 88-88. Top & tail of spine rubbed. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and repaired to verso with clear tape.
THE BOY IN THE MASK: THE HIDDEN WORLD OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
Written by Dick Benson-Gyles.
Stock no. 1816389
Published by The Lilliput Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A biography. Orange boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843516569.
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA - A BIOGRAPHICAL ENQUIRY
Written by Richard Aldington.
Stock no. 1816388
Published by Collins. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
B/w plates. Black boards, gilt title to spine. A controversial biography. A few minor foxspots present. Red dustwrapper is a little grubby and slightly faded to spine.
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 1816387
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1955. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
10 x 7.5 ins. Blue cloth. A day-book of the RAF Depot between August & December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/C Ross. A few minor foxspots. Pale blue dustwrapper is a little grubby.
YOUNG LAWRENCE: A PORTRAIT OF THE LEGEND AS A YOUNG MAN
Written by Anthony Sattin.
Stock no. 1816383
Published by John Murray. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Uncovering the story T.E. Lawrence wanted to conceal: the truth of his birth, his tortuous relationship with a dominant mother, his deep affection for an Arab boy, the intimate details of the extraordinary journeys he made through the region with which his name is forever connected and the personal reasons that drove him from being a student to becoming an archaeologist and a spy. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848549128.
W G GILLIES A VERY STILL LIFE
Written by W. Gordon Smith. Illustrated by W.G. Gillies.
Stock no. 2126340
Published by Atelier Books. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of Willie Gillies, the tobacconist's son from a small Scottish town, who became one of Scotland's greatest twentieth-century painters, well-known for landscape and still life painting. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 120 pages. ISBN: 1873830009. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.
THE SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE OF MICHAEL FARADAY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by L. Pearce Williams.
Stock no. 2126323
Published by Cambridge University Press. Circa 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Volume 1 covers the period 1812-1848, Volume 2 covers 1849-1866. Edited on behalf of The Royal Institution of Great Britain by Williams, with the assistance of Rosemary FitzGerald and Oliver Stallybrass. A few spots to covers. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrappers are edge-creased and chipped with minimal loss; some browning.
FIFTY YEARS OF FLYING FUN: FROM THE HUNTER TO THE SPITFIRE AND BACK AGAIN
Written by Rod Dean.
Stock no. 1816358
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Over fifty continuous years of flying through the memoir of a man who lived through it all. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w and colour photos. 220 pages including index. ISBN: 9781909808270.
THE QUICK AND THE DEAD
Written by W.A. Waterton.
Stock no. 1816352
Published by Grub Street. 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Story of a Chief test pilot and the perils of post-war test flying. First published in 1956 by Frederick Muller Ltd. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781908117274.
THE GREEN DRAGOON
Written by Robert D. Bass.
Stock no. 1816345
Published by Sandlapper Press, Inc.. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. The story of Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton who had fought in the American revolution and Mrs. Mary Robinson, a famous actress of her time, who had gone far under the management of Sheridan but went even farther as the mistress of George Prince of Wales. In their fifteen years together Ban and Mary danced, played, wrote and spited each other. ISBN: 0878440194. A few light stains to front board. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.
AMBUSH OF YOUNG DAYS
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2126296
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
New illustrated edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, in maroon title box. Vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Crossed out name in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is very browned with a few tears/splits to spine edges; a little loss to top and tail.