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Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey
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Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey

By Carnarvon, The Countess of (Lady Catherine)

Published by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London First Edition 2013. 2013., 2013. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 350 printed pages of text with sepia and monochrome photographs throughout with double-page family tree. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9781444785647

$19.16

Changing Faces; A Memoir of Louisa Lady Cohen + Two Compliment Slips; one from the Author's Private Residence in London and the Other from The Publisher
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Changing Faces; A Memoir of Louisa Lady Cohen + Two Compliment Slips; one from the Author's Private Residence in London and the Other from The Publisher

By Cohen, Hannah F. [Daughter] Louisa Lady Cohen

Published by Martin Hopkinson Ltd., 30 Gerrard Street, London First Edition 1937. 1937., 1937. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 383 printed pages of text with 24 monochrome plates and a folding family tree, plus two compliment slips loosely enclosed. Sun fading of the green to the spine and margins of the covers, foxing to the end papers and compliment slips and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$31.93

No Ordinary Man; The Life and Times of Miguel de Cervantes
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No Ordinary Man; The Life and Times of Miguel de Cervantes

By McCrory, Donald P. (Miguel de Cervantes)

Published by Peter Owen Publishers, 73 Kenway Road, London First Edition 2002. 2002., 2002. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 5½''. Contains 320 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations to the centre. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0720610850

$19.16

Wilkie Collins
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Wilkie Collins

By Ackroyd, Peter (Wilkie Collins)

Published by Chatto & Windus Ltd., 42 William IV Street, London First Edition 2012. 2012., 2012. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, forest green end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5¼''. Contains 199 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9780701169909

$11.50

Descartes; The Life of René Descartes and Its Place in His Times
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Descartes; The Life of René Descartes and Its Place in His Times

By Grayling, A. C. (René Descartes; Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; adjectival form: "Cartesian"; 31 March 1596 - 11 February 1650) was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist).

Published by The Free Press, Simon & Schuster UK Ltd., First Edition 2005. 2005., 2005. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 352 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0743231473

$15.97

Stafford Cripps; A Political Life
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Stafford Cripps; A Political Life

By Burgess, Simon (Stafford Cripps)

Published by Victor Gollancz, Orion Books Ltd., 5 Upper St. Martin's Lane, London First Edition 1999. 1999., 1999. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original midnight blue paper covered boards, silver title and author lettering to the spine, aqua end papers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 374 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0575065656

$95.80

Prince of Vienna; The Life, The Times and The Melodies of Oscar Straus
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Prince of Vienna; The Life, The Times and The Melodies of Oscar Straus

By Grun, Bernard [Oscar Straus]

Published by W. H. Allen & Co. Ltd., 43 Essex Street, London First Edition 1955. 1955., 1955. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original burgundy cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 224 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Lower spine end turned-in, foxing to the closed page edges, ink message to the front free end paper. Near Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with 45 mm closed tear to the lower rear gutter, small chips to the spine ends and corners, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$11.50

Noël [Signed]
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Noël [Signed]

By Castle, Charles [Noël Coward 1899-1973]

Published by W. H. Allen, Howard Wyndham Ltd., London First Edition 1972. 1972., 1972. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original brown paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, archive illustrated end papers. 8vo. 10'' x 7''. Contains 271 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Lower spine end scuffed. Near Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with 23 mm v-shaped piece of paper missing to the foot of the rear panel, shallow nicks and chips to the edges and corners, closed tear repaired with tape to the rear panel, not price clipped. SIGNED by the Author to the title page 'Charles Castle.' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0491005342

$19.16

Adventures of a Chemist Collector [Signed]
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Adventures of a Chemist Collector [Signed]

By Bader, Alfred

Published by George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Limited, 5 Upper St. Martin's Lane, London First Edition 1995. 1995., 1995. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, red end papers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 288 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. SIGNED by the Author to the front free end paper 'with best wishes, Alfred Bader.' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0297834614

$31.93

Born to Rebel; The Life of Harriet Boyd Hawes
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Born to Rebel; The Life of Harriet Boyd Hawes

By Allsebrook, Mary [Harriet's Daughter] Edited by her Grand-daughter Annie Allsebrook [Harriet Boyd Hawes]

Published by Oxbow Books, Park End Place, Oxford Reprinted with Corrections 2002. 2002., 2002. Publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers [softback]. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 244 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Many pages have paragraphs highlighted in green or orange, sun fading to the spine and upper front margin and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$11.50

Robert Hooke and The English Renaissance
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Robert Hooke and The English Renaissance

By Kent, Paul and Allan Chapman [Edited by] Robert Hooke

Published by Gracewing, 2 Southern Avenue, Leominster, Herefordshire First Edition 2005. 2005., 2005. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original illustrated glazed boards. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 191 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0852445873

$25.55

Did You Really Shoot The Television?; A Family Fable [Signed]
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Did You Really Shoot The Television?; A Family Fable [Signed]

By Hastings, Max

Published by HarperCollins 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, London Second Edition 2010. 2010., 2010. Second edition hard back binding in publisher's original nut brown paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 278 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. SIGNED by the Author to the title page 'For Juliette, very best wishes, Max Hastings.' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9780007271719

$15.97

Sister Annie [Signed]
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Sister Annie [Signed]

By Good, Anne

Published by D-Zine, 268 Bath Street, Glasgow First Edition 2002. 2002., 2002. First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers [softback]. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 116 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. SIGNED by the Author to the front free end paper 'To Rohan Chanhan, with love from Anne Good. Thank for you for your intelligent outlook on life and your help on Saturday 19th, and the use of your computer for many weeks. A.G.' Member of the P.B.F.A.

$38.32

Glasgow's Doctor; James Burn Russell 1837-1904 + Signed Letter
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Glasgow's Doctor; James Burn Russell 1837-1904 + Signed Letter

By Robertson, Edna [James Burn Russell]

Published by Tuckwell Press, The Mill House, Phantassie, East Linton First Edition 1998. 1998., 1998. First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. Contains 248 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre pages. In very near Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Loosely inserted is SIGNED letter by the author. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 1862320551

$25.55

A Sort of Clowning; Life and Times: 1940-59 [Volume II]
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A Sort of Clowning; Life and Times: 1940-59 [Volume II]

By Hoggart, Richard

Published by Chatto & Windus Ltd., 42 William IV Street, London First Edition 1990. 1990., 1990. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original chocolate paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 225 printed pages of text. Lower spine end scuffed, ink message to the front free end paper. Near Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0701136073

$14.05

An Imagined Life; Life and Times: 1959-91 [Volume III]
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An Imagined Life; Life and Times: 1959-91 [Volume III]

By Hoggart, Richard

Published by Chatto & Windus Ltd., 42 William IV Street, London First Edition 1992. 1992., 1992. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original brown paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 305 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Light foxing to the fore and upper closed edges. Near Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0701140151

$14.05

A History of Our Own Times 1870-1895
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A History of Our Own Times 1870-1895

By Ford, Ford Madox [1873-1939] Edited by Solon Beinfeld and Sondra J. Stang [Foreword by Gordon A. Craig]

Published by Carcanet Press Limited, 208-212 Corn Exchange Buildings, Manchester First Edition 1989. 1989., 1989. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original aqua cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 262 printed pages of text with monochrome maps, illustrations and photographs throughout. A few tan age spots to the cloth of the covers. Very Good condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with shelf rubs to the black of the rear panel, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0856358274

$25.55

Was It Something I Said? [Signed]
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Was It Something I Said? [Signed]

By Lettin, Alan

Published by The Memoir Club, Stanhope, Weardale, County Durham First Edition 2005. 2005., 2005. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 212 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. SIGNED by the Author to the half-title page 'John, I have enjoyed our association over the years. Alan, Oct. 2005.' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 1841041017

$31.93

The Brabazon Story [Signed]
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The Brabazon Story [Signed]

By Brabazon of Tara, Lord [Dust Wrapper Design by Peter Rudland] Raymond Quilter

Published by William Heinemann Ltd., London First Edition 1956. 1956., 1956. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 5½''. Contains [xvi] 227 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Very Good condition book in Fine condition colour reproduction dust wrapper. SIGNED by the author to the front free end paper 'The author presents this noble work to his old imaginative friend Raymond Quilter, with much admiration and affection J. T. C. Moore Brabazon of Tara ''Brab'' 23rd December 1958'. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$95.80

The Convict and The Stained Glass Windows
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The Convict and The Stained Glass Windows

By Soraci, Carmelo

Published by Frederick Muller Limited, London First UK Edition 1962. 1962., 1962. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original emerald green paper covered boards, black title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 238 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre. Minimal wear to the covers, foxing to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow nicks to the top of the spine, not price clipped 21/-. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$25.55

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