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A battle lost, a battle won, June 1815. A fact based novel on the Battle of Waterloo. Pictorial cardwraps. x and 369 pages. ISBN: 9780007201051. SIGNED by the author as a gift inscription to title page. Text block slightly grubby.
A story about a real town and a parable for all towns. White pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 44 pages. ISBN: 0950519308. SIGNED by the illustrator to title page (signature only). Binding glue starting to dry out so contents unstuck from bottom half of spine and therefore it is possible the contents will detach from covers at some future point.
A thriller set against the backgrounds of Italy and Venice. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by the author to title page in the form of an inscription. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block else contents fine. Yellow wrapper is grubby and unevenly faded.
A charming historical novel set against the background of 19th century Paris. Small format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by the author by means of an inscription to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, text block foxed. Yellow wrapper is grubby.
Blue cloth with dark titles. Spine and cover edges browned. Name in ink to front endpaper. Reprint in same year as 1st.
The second volume of a three-volume autobiography. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718106695. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. A few grease spots to prelims and pencil erasure to front endpaper. Light page browning. Blue wrapper is edge-creased and lightly browned.
Green cloth boards, dark green titles and oval onlay of bull terrier to front. Colour plates, b/w decorative footers. Covers just a little grubby. Small previous owner address label to front endpaper. Contents clean.
The story of an eighteenth century family's loving, living and survival. Pictorial cardwraps. 178 pages. ISBN: 0954180607. Minor rubbing to cover edges. SIGNED by author with dedication on title page.
THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1303332
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A jovial domestic portrayal of Goldsmith's classic. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 232 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped else a bright copy. Light foxing to outer page edges and light browning to first few and last few pages. White pictorial wrapper is edge chipped, slightly grubby, price-cut and has a 2" closed tear to top edge of front panel.
A novel. The first of the four books chronicling the lives of the Griffiths family. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 1902483057. SIGNED by the author by way of a gift inscription to title page. Covers lightly creased, contents fine.
A novel set in the world of horse training and racing. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0333908074. SIGNED by the author to title page. Second printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.
The Tears of War and Peace, the second instalment of Paul Henke's epic tale. Blue cardwraps. xiv and 543 pages plus author adverts. ISBN: 1902483030. SIGNED by author using a gift inscription to title page. Corners lightly creased. Contents fine.