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The Journal with Other Writings of John Woolman

By: Woolman, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16332

Condition: Very Good

Presumed first Everyman's Library edition, circa 1920. Introduction by Vida D Scudder. 250pp, grey cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. Internally clean. The Journal of the eigthteenth century Quaker leader. View more info

Jeremy Taylor A Sketch of His Life and Times with a Popular Exposition of his Works

By: Worley, George

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13844

Condition: Very Good

239pp, and publishers catalogue. Hand cut edges. Blue cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait with explanatory tissue guard. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, label removed from flyleaf, a couple of blind stamps, otherwise a clean 'reading copy'. View more info

The Hooded Hawk Or The Case Of Mr Boswell

By: Wyndham Lewis, D B

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Eyre: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1246

Condition: Very Good

281 pp, endpaper maps, b + w illustrations. Blue cloth covered boards, faded to spine. A couple of light spots of foxing to foredge, internally clean. A biography of James Boswell, the great biographer of Dr Johnson. View more info

Sky Burial

By: Xinran

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12538

ISBN: 0701176229

Condition: As New

164pp, complete dustjacket. Map. A very clean copy. The story of Shu Wen's long search for her husband in Tibet. View more info

Robert Adam

By: Yarwood, Dorothy

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Dent: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8078

ISBN: 0460038249

Condition: Fine

221pp. 32 pages of b + w plates and 8 line drawings. A very clean copy. Influential biography of the architect and the man. View more info


By: Young, Desmond

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Collins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7702

Condition: Good

288pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt eagle. B + w photographs and maps. Gift inscription on flyleaf, one page strengthened to gutter, otherwise clean. View more info