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The Quick and the Dead
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The Quick and the Dead

By W. A. Waterton

Frederick Muller Ltd, London, 1956. Second impression. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 237 pages. Clean sound copy showing light wear but with no defects of note. A biographical account of the authors experiences in testing and development /improvement which is highly critical of the civil service and industry and their failure to take on board improvements. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Aviation; Britain/UK; 1950s; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 20308..

$23.97

Master of the Moving Sea: The Life of Captain Peter John Riber Mathieson: From His Anecdotes , Manuscripts, Notes , Stories and Detailed Records

By Gladys M.O. Gowlland

J. F. Colton and Co, Flagstaff, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 4to (approx A4). xvi, iii, 304, xxvii, 15 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 20294..

$37.04

PIONEERING YEARS: Some Memories of my 43 years in Aircraft. The Autobiography of C.E.Fielding Covering the Years from 1918 to1961
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PIONEERING YEARS: Some Memories of my 43 years in Aircraft. The Autobiography of C.E.Fielding Covering the Years from 1918 to1961

By C. E. Fielding OBE, FRAeS, FIPE

British Aerospace PLC, 1982. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 86 ages. Photo illustrations. Clean sound copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Aviation; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 20298..

$38.13

Great Contemporaries
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Great Contemporaries

By Winston S. Churchill

Folio Society, London, 2015. First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xxii, 345 page. Book and slip case in 'as new' condition . (actually unread) Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 20th Century; Inventory No: 20247..

$49.02

The Diary of a Nobody
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The Diary of a Nobody

By lGeorge and Weedon Grossmith

Folio Society, London, 1977. Fifth Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: John Lawrence. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 165 pages. Book and slip-case in clean crisp condition with no defects of note. Illustrator: John Lawrence. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 20th Century; Inventory No: 20248..

$14.71

Tramp Royal
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Tramp Royal

By Sir Michael Bruce of Stenhouse

Elek, London, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Poor. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 263 pp. Dust jacket very tatty with tears and small portions missing. Boards lightly soiled else sound. Photo illustrations and line drawn maps. Very light foxing to edges of block else a clean copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; Military & Warfare. Inventory No: 20014..

$13.62

One Whaling Family
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One Whaling Family

By Harold Williams (ed)

Victor Gollancz, London, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). x, 401 pp. Blue cloth binding with dulled gilt title to spine, lightly yellowed at spine else clean and secure. Contents faintly toned else very clean and crisp. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th century; Ships & the Sea. Inventory No: 20005..

$13.62

By the Wind
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By the Wind

By Captain J Murray Lindsay

Angus & Robertson, London, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair Condition/Fair. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 238 pp. Dust jacket worn and scuffed and lightly soiled. Blue cloth binding faintly yellowed at spine. Map end papers and black and white photo illustrations. Contents tanning else clean sound copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Scotland; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 20018..

$16.89

Ticket to Hell via Dieppe from a Prisoner's Wartime Log 1942-1945
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Ticket to Hell via Dieppe from a Prisoner's Wartime Log 1942-1945

By A Robert Prouse

Webb & Bower, Devon, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 192 pp. Dust jacket worn and marked and a little baggy. Illustrated end papers. Illustrated in black and white and colour. Book and contents in clean sound condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; WWII; 1940s; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 0906671620. ISBN/EAN: 9780906671627. Inventory No: 19972.. 9780906671627

$15.80

Jefferson and Bolivar New World Fighters for Freedom
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Jefferson and Bolivar New World Fighters for Freedom

By Hendrik Willem van Loon

George Harrap, London, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). viii, 238 pp. Illustrated dust jacket a little marked on the back . Contents very clean and crisp and appear unread. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; United States; 18th century; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 19952..

$18.52

Hankey Man of Secrets Volume I 1877 - 1918

By Stephen Roskill

Collins, London, 1970. Uncorrected Advanced Proof. Softcover. Good Condition/Fair. Size: Octavo (standard book size). pp 11 - 639. Paper covered proof copy with paper label on front. Spine slightly twisted and occasional small corner crease. Paper faintly toned else very clean and sound. Also accompanied by rather worn dust jacket designed for hardback edition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 19965..

$27.23

W G Grace A Life
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W G Grace A Life

By Simon Rae

Faber, London, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xx, 548 pp. Dust jacket very lightly shelf worn else clean and complete. Illustrated end papers and black and white photo plates. Contents yellowed otherwise a very clean crisp copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Cricket; Britain/UK; 19th century; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 0571178553. ISBN/EAN: 9780571178551. Inventory No: 19933.. 9780571178551

$15.25

Manfred von Richthofen The Man and the Aircraft he Flew
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Manfred von Richthofen The Man and the Aircraft he Flew

By David Baker

Outline Press, London, 1990. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Quarto. 128 pp. Illustrated card covers very clean and bright. Illustrated in black and white and colour. Contents very clean crisp and bright. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; WWI; Germany; 1900-1920; Aviation. ISBN: 1871547067. ISBN/EAN: 9781871547061. Inventory No: 19855.. 9781871547061

$15.25

Sort of a Cricket Person
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Sort of a Cricket Person

By E W Swanton

Sportman's Book Club, Newton Abbot, 1974. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 318 pp. Dust jacket lightly shelf worn and curling at edges. Black and white photo frontis portrait and other photo plates. Contents very clean crisp and bright. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Cricket; Britain/UK; Sports & Pastimes. Inventory No: 19878..

$13.62

Charles Kingsford Smith, Smithy, The World's Greatest Aviator
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Charles Kingsford Smith, Smithy, The World's Greatest Aviator

By Pedr Davis

Summit Books, Sydney, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Size: Quarto. The 50th Anniversary Commemorative book. Dust jacket slightly bumped and creased at head of spine else very clean, intact and complete. Fully illustrated in black and white and colour. Contents in near new condition. A clean crisp copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australia; Aviation. ISBN: 0727101447. ISBN/EAN: 9780727101440. Inventory No: 19879.. 9780727101440

$15.25

Robert Louis Stevenson
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Robert Louis Stevenson

By Paul Binding

Oxford University Press, London, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Robin Jacques. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 206 pp. Dust jacket clean and complete and protected in clear sleeve. Text drawings by Robin Jacques. Book and contents very clean and crisp. Illustrator: Robin Jacques. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th century; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0192731335. ISBN/EAN: 9780192731333. Inventory No: 19838.. 9780192731333

$13.62

Nelson
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Nelson

By Arthur Bryant

Collins, London, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 173 pp. Illustrated dust jacket very lightly shelf worn. Illustrated end papers, colour frontispiece and other plates in black and white. Book and contents in very clean crisp condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; 18th century; Ships & the Sea. Inventory No: 19833..

$15.25

Great Meadow An Evocation
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Great Meadow An Evocation

By Dirk Bogarde

Viking, London, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). ix, 207 pp. Dust jacket very clean and complete. Owner signature on title page. Contents very clean and crisp. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; England; 1930s; ISBN: 0670847585. ISBN/EAN: 9780670847587. Inventory No: 19828.. 9780670847587

$17.43

Evita A Legend for the Seventies
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Evita A Legend for the Seventies

By W A Harbinson

Star Books, London, 1977. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 128 pp. Card covers a little yellowed at edges with tiny bump to bottom edge of front cover. Illustrated with two-tone photographs. Contents clean and sound. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Argentina; 1970s; ISBN: 0352301171. ISBN/EAN: 9780352301178. Inventory No: 19803.. 9780352301178

$13.62

Our Village
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Our Village

By Mary Russell Mitford

Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1986. First Thus Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Shirley Felts. Size: Quarto. 223 pp. Attractive illustrated edition with red cloth spine and colour plate pasted to front board. Illustrated with contemporary paintings complemented by specially commissioned watercolours and pencil drawings that recapture a long-vanished rural England. Book and contents in near new condition. Illustrator: Shirley Felts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; England; 19th century; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0283993669. ISBN/EAN: 9780283993664. Inventory No: 19804.. 9780283993664

$15.80

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