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THOUGHTS ON HUNTING IN A SERIES OF FAMILIAR LETTERS TO A FRIEND
Written by Peter Beckford.
Stock no. 1818389
Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1st 1820. Good condition.

Three quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. Gilt title to spine reads 'Beckford on Hunting'. Pictorial frontispiece depicts 'Diana preparing for the Chase attended by Health and Contentment'. Pictorial title page. Fold-out plan of dog kennel facing Letter 1. xii and 321 pages. Boards heavily rubbed, leather spine & corners rubbed. Boards are bowed. Joints cracked. Binding tight. Some foxing mainly to prelims and last few pages. Contemporary inscription in pencil to blank leader page.
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THE LOVE LETTERS OF GREAT MEN
Written by John Adams; Prince Albert; Walter Bagehot; Ludwig Beethoven; et al.
Stock no. 2130895
Published by English Rose Publishing. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Includes letters from John Adams, Robert Browning, Charles Darwin, Sigmund Freud, Victor Hugo, Thomas Jefferson, D.H. Lawrence, Ovid, John Ruskin and many, many more. ISBN: 9781907960055.
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ENGLAND'S CONSTABLE
Written by Joseph Darracott; John Constable. Illustrated by John Constable.
Stock no. 2129376
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Life and Letters of John Constable. Grey cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Onlay to front cover showing signs of wrinkling. Pictorial slip case is very good, with some light wear.
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VINCENT BY HIMSELF
Written by Vincent Van Gogh; Bruce Bernard. Illustrated by Vincent Van Gogh.
Stock no. 2127921
Published by Orbis Publishing. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Selection of his paintings and drawings together with extracts from his letters. Large format. Edited by Bernard. ISBN: 0856138665. Wrapper is faded to spine.
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PICTURES IN THE POST
Written by Henry Thornhill.
Stock no. 2126871
Published by Bantam Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In 1914 Sir Henry Thornhill, a distinguished soldier-administrator of the British Raj, started sending illustrated cards to his 2 year old grandson, Teddy. The cards featured a number of animals and the best of them appear in this book. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 059301250X. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a bit of edge-creasing, small tear to one corner.
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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE AT HARLEY STREET
Written by Harry Verney.
Stock no. 1814793
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition.

Florence Nightingale's reports to the Governors of her Nursing Home from 1853-1954, with an introduction by Sir Harry Verney. 7.5 x 5 ins. Blue/purple paperboards with purple paperboard spine, outlined in gilt. Maroon/gilt inscription onlay on front board. ISBN: 0460039725. Board edges lightly rubbed.
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WORDSWORTH A LIFE IN LETTERS
Written by Juliet Barker.
Stock no. 1608036
Published by Viking. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A selection of letters and autobiographical fragments which introduce us to the real Wordsworth. 347 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670872148. SIGNED by author with dedication on title page. Light page browning.
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YOURS PICTORIALLY
Written by Randolph Caldecott; Michael Hutchins. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1811201
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Illustrated letters of Randolph Caldecott, edited by Hutchins. Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0723219818. Spine and corners lightly rubbed.
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DEAR PAMELA LETTERS FROM A RADNORSHIRE FARM
Written by Taffy Prothero.
Stock no. 1713399
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

Card wraps. ISBN: 1873827105. Singed 'from pamela' to verso of first page. Cover edges faded.
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JUTLAND LETTERS JUNE-OCTOBER 1916
Written by Harriet Bachrach; C.E. Le Mesurier.
Stock no. 2115248
Published by Wessex Books. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

Affectionate letters from a Royal Navy Commodore to his beloved wife. Card wraps. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 1903035260. Some creasing to cover corners.
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LLYTHYRAU GORONWY OWEN
Written by J. Morris Jones.
Stock no. 1809844
Published by Cyhoeddwyd Gan Isaac Foulkes. 1895. Good condition.

Letters of Goronwy Owen. Cardwraps. Text in English and Welsh. Covers stained and worn at spine with slight loss to top and tail. Contents clean.
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A LAND OF PURE DELIGHT
Written by Thomas Johnes; Richard J. Moore-Colyer.
Stock no. 1711308
Published by Gomer Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Selections from the letters of Thomas Johnes of Hafod Cardiganshire 1748-1816 ISBN: 0863837514.
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