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Through the Lands of the Bible

By: Morton, H. V.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1945

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11186

Condition: Very Good


Size 7½ x 4¾", 400 pages including index. Black cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, page edges spotted, contents clean. With fifteen illustrations and two endpaper maps. The results of the author's journey of a Christian pilgrimage from the Euphrates to the Nile and into Sinai to tell the story of the Christian life of the Near East. View more info

The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland; with A View of the Primary Causes and Movements of the Thirty Years' War.

By: Motley John Lothrop

Price: £54.53

Publisher: Albemarle Street, London, John Murray: 1875

Seller ID: 11715

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 2 Volumes . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Maroon cloth with decorative gilt blindstamping on cover and spine,with gold lettering to spine, pages uncut in both volumes. Book Condition Very Good, spine faded, slightly rubbed at ends, some foxing to end papers and title pages of both volumes, occasional minor marginal marks, occasional spotting. Vol 1 446 pages, Vol 2 545 pages, with Plates. View more info

The Theatre Book of the Year 1944 - 1945

By: Nathan, George Jean

Price: £29.54

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10674

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 8½" x 5¾" 342 pages plus index. Black cloth covered boards with gilt "GFN" 1944, 1945 and theatre masks motif on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Top page edge red, other page edges untrimmed. Condition very good, corners and edges a little rubbed, cover and spine a little grubby, else fine, contents clean. Review of New York Theatre from May 1944 to May 1945. View more info

Edgar Allan. Signed and Inscribed By John Neufeld

By: Neufeld, John

Price: £75.74

Publisher: New York, S. G. Phillips: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10752

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by John Neufeld with a personal message to John and Mary Mills "March 27/70 - For John and Mary Mills - if one can only "Keep getting those ideas" - now for "Row G" - affectionately John A Neufeld." 1969 First Edition, second printing. 9½" x 5¾", 95 pages. Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Black and white dustjacket illustration by Simon Jeruchim. Juvenile/young adult fiction, a small-town Reverend and wife adopt an afro-American child into their family of four whit... View more info

The Forgotten Path. Signed and Inscribed By David Newman

By: Newman, David. Hamlyn, Michael, Edited.

Price: £79.53

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10725

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by David Newman with a personal message to John Mills "For John Mills. With good luck and best wishes David Newman 28 Nov 74 (Bumped into you at Berties last night with Rita Streich and am in tonight to see you.) 1965 First Edition. Size 8¾" x 5½", 190 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Illustrated dustjacket. Book condition near fine, bottom edge of spine slightly faded, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, very slightly grubby, el... View more info

Martha Jane & Me: A Girlhood in Wales. Signed and Inscribed By Mavis Nicholson

By: Nicholson, Mavis

Price: £68.16

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10688

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mavis Nicholson with a personal inscription to John and Mary Mills "To John & Mary with fond admiration from Mavis x x " 1991 First Edition. Size 9½" x 6¼", 248 pages. Red cloth covered boards with ornate gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, edge slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped. View more info

Trawler: A Journey Through the North Atlantic

By: O'Hanlon, Redmond

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11126

ISBN: 0241140145

Condition: Fine


Size 9½" x 6", 339 pages. Blue hard cover with silver titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, price clipped, else fine. Dust jacket illustration by Tim Gravestock. With colour photographs, maps of fishing grounds and illustrations of birds. "Story of an ordinary commercial trawler - and a first-hand tribute to the out-of-the-ordinary young men, our fishermen, who endure such conditions every year of their working lives. We get to know them intimately: because 'Trawler' is a vivid, gripping, half-mad and compulsively readable account of a way of l... View more info

Trawler: A Journey Through the North Atlantic

By: O'Hanlon, Redmond

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014605

ISBN: 0241140145

Condition: Fine


Size 9½" x 6", 339 pages. Blue hard cover with silver titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, price clipped, else fine. Dust jacket illustration by Tim Gravestock. With colour photographs, maps of fishing grounds and illustrations of birds. "Story of an ordinary commercial trawler - and a first-hand tribute to the out-of-the-ordinary young men, our fishermen, who endure such conditions every year of their working lives. We get to know them intimately: because 'Trawler' is a vivid, gripping, half-mad and compulsively readable account of a way of l... View more info

Leeds United on Trial: The Inside Story of an Astonishing Year

By: O'Leary, David

Price: £23.85

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Little, Brown Book Group: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 00031

ISBN: 0316860654

Condition: As New


Signed by David O Leary on the title page. Size 9.5" x 6.2", 177 pages, photographic dustjacket has small edgewear to the bottom but otherwise as new condition, blue hardback in new condition. not price clipped. View more info

Letters to Lithopolis from O. Henry to Mabel Wagnalls

By: O. Henry, Mabel Wagnalls

Price: £26.59

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., And Toronto, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1922

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 11466

Condition: Near Fine


1922 Limited Edition "This edition is limited to four hundred and twenty-seven copies of which three hundred and seventy-seven are for subscribers in the United States, and fifty for subscribers in England. No 123" Size 7.75" x 4.75", 59 pages. Tan paper covered boards with cream spine section gilt titles to the front cover and gilt titles, frames and emblems to the spines. Tan pastedowns and endpapers, rough cut page edges. Condition near fine, spine and cover top edge a little grubby, contents clean. Mabel Wagnalls [Jones] was an author and concert pianist and the daughter of... View more info

Wide Eyed in Old China. Signed and Inscribed By James R. Paton

By: Paton, James R.

Price: £87.09

Publisher: Edinburgh, R. & R. Clark, Ltd.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10788

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by James Paton to John Mills "To John Mills Happy Memories (rd. page 48) Jim Paton" Pages 48 and 49 refer to a young John Mills coming over to China with his theatre company, The Wilson Barrett Company, and putting on a number of memorable performances. 1974 First Edition. Size 8" x 5", 246 pages. Light blue cloth covered boards with gilt dragon on the front cover, Pastedowns and endpapers hand-drawn maps of China. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, else fine. Dustjacket cond... View more info

Beatrice of Venice; a Romance of the Last Days of the Venetian Republic and of Napoleon's Campaign in Italy

By: Pemberton, Max

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited:

Seller ID: 10928

Condition: Good


Size 7" x 4¼", 320 pages. Not dated but small owner's inscription on the half-title page is dated Sept 17th 1909. Green cloth covered boards with stamped titles and floral motif on the front cover. Gilt titles and ornate gilt floral decoration on the spine. Condition good, corners, edges and spine edges rubbed and faded, a little loose, a few spots in margins else contents generally clean. Pastedowns and endpapers with ornate art deco style column decoration. Ornate art deco style title page with semi nude lady by Garth Jones. View more info

Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Secretary to the Admiralty in Reigns of Charles II and James II, Diary Deciphered By the Rev. J. Smith from the Original Shorthand MS In the Pepysian Library, with Life and Notes By Lord Braybrooke

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: £327.18

Publisher: Great Marborough Street, Henry Colburn: 1848

Seller ID: 11761

Condition: Very Good


The Third Edition in five volumes Considerably Enlarged. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Brown Full calf with crown blind stamp to back & front cover. 2 label on each of the volumes , marbled end papers. Red pages edge all in fine condition. Bound by Riviere. Book Condition, Very Good slight rubbing to spine ends. some spotting to covers. 2 of the title pages darkened, else very fine copy, pages like new. Vol 4 has volume tag missing from spine. book plate of henry Yool in each volume. Vol 1. frontis & fold out fac smile of Mr pepys short hand and hand writing 388 pages. Vol 2 frontis 4... View more info

A Pepys Anthology

By: Pepys, Samuel. (Edited by Robert & Linnet Latham).

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Unwin Hyman: 1987

Seller ID: 00030

ISBN: 0044400683

Condition: As New


Size 7.5" x 5.", 287 pages inc index, photographic dustcover like new, green hardcover with gilt stamped title on spine, also like new. Not price clipped. View more info

The Bogart File. Signed By Terence Pettigrew

By: Pettigrew, Terence

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, 77 New Bond Street, Golden Eagle: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10576

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John and Mary Mills. Signed by Terence Pettigrew with a personal message to Sir John Mills "To Sir John, With grateful thanks, Terence Pettigrew" First Edition. Size 8¾" x 5½" 213 pages including index. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Dustjacket with illustration of Bogart. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, slightly off white, else fine, not price clipped. in-depth career biography of the world's greatest-ever movie stars. Well-illustrated with black & white photos View more info

Nefertiti an Archaeological Biography

By: Philipp Vandenberg

Price: £8.10

Publisher: Usa, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1978

Seller ID: 00045

Condition: Very Good


Size 5.7" x 8.5" tall,red hardback with cloth covered black spine with title and author to spine in gold,book cover very good,plain pastedowns and endpapers,illustrations thoughout plus photo's to middle and towards end of book also on glossy paper,161 pages all clean with no marks,page ends clean also,red photographic dustjackett with illustration of Neferetiti in very good condition, spine ends creased. Nefertiti, one of the ancient world's most beautiful women, has long been a figure of mystery and legend. This biography, based on archaeological records, reveals a life rich in excit... View more info

Between You and Me

By: Pickles, Wlfred

Price: £7.70

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1949

Seller ID: 11561

Condition: Very Good


Werner Laurie, London, 1949.Hard cover Cloth. Book Condition: very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth 223pp, foxing on end papers. Dust Jacket slightly aged. View more info

The Young Nelson In The Americas

By: Pocock, Tom

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013537

ISBN: 0002165627

Condition: Near Fine


Size 9.25" X 5.75", 24 Pages. Blue Hard Cover With Gilt Titles To The Spine. Dust Jacket With Portrait Of The Young Horatio Nelson. Book Condition Near Fine, Bottom Edge Slightly Rubbed And Very Slightly Faded, Else Fine, Pages Very Clean. Dust Jacket Condition Near Fine, Top Edge Slightly Creased, Else Fine, Not Price Clipped, Now Protected. Biography Of Young Nelson's Early Naval Career In The Americas And The West Indies. Illustrated With Glossy Black And White Plates - Reproductions Of Paintings And Portraits Etc. View more info

Charles Dickens 1812-1870

By: Pope-Hennessy, Una

Price: £11.66

Publisher: Published by The Reprint Society: 1947

Seller ID: 10067

Condition: Near Fine


Frontispiece of Dickens aged 27 from painting by Daniel Maclise R.A. Condition Near Fine/Fine. Bound in brown cloth with Maroon leather and gilt title panel to spine. Pages clean tight and complete 485 pages plus index, with illustrations. View more info

Northcliffe

By: Pound, Reginald and Harmsworth, Geoffrey

Price: £21.96

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11128

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Lady Mary Mills. 1959 First Edition. Size 9½" x 6¼", 933 pages including index. Navy blue cloth with gilt coat of arms on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Red dust jacket with white and black titles. Book condition very good/near fine, corners and edges slightly rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, edges slightly frayed, slightly grubby, spine slightrly faded, else fine, not price clipped, price 42/- Net. With colour frontispiece portrait and 55 black and white plates throughout. This first full biography of the press... View more info