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Shorter Encyclopaedia of Islam Edited on Behalf of The Royal Netherlands Academy

By: Gibb, H A R And Kramers, J H

Price: £24.50

Publisher: E J Brill: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16704

Condition: Very Good


A large, heavy book of 671pp. Dark blue cloth covered boards, a little faded to the spine. B + w photographs. Internally clean. The Shorter Encyclopaedia includes all the articles in the first edition and supplement of the Encyclopaedia of Islam which relate particularly to the religion and law of Islam. View more info

Bruegel

By: Gibson, Walter S

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1977

Seller ID: 16838

ISBN: 0500201560

Condition: Fine


216pp, laminated illustrated softback covers without creases. 153 illustrations of which 20 are in colour. A clean, tight copy. A biography, and and analysis of the inspiration, work and influence of the brilliant Flemish Renaissance artist. View more info

Memo For A Movie A Short Life Of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

By: Gill, Theodore A

Price: £5.50

Publisher: SCM: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3886

ISBN: 0334009928

Condition: Very Good


158pp, dustjacket with short closed tears to the edges. Flyleaf removed, one small nick to foredge, otherwise internally clean. A study of the Lutheran pastor who opposed the Nazis. View more info

Young Thomas Hardy

By: Gittings, Robert

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: 3108

ISBN: 0140046674

Condition: Very Good


368pp, browning with age, b + w photographs. The first volume of this readable biography of Thomas Hardy View more info

The Jesus Of History

By: Glover, T R

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Student Christian Movement Press: 1936

Seller ID: 5563

Condition: Very Good


23rd impression. 247pp, softback covers, faded to edges. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. An inquiry into what we can know about the 'real' historical Jesus and his times. View more info

Elinor Glyn

By: Glyn, Anthony

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1955

Seller ID: 216

Condition: Very Good


356 pp, green cloth covered boards. B + w photographs. A biography of the famous authoress. Ex private hospital library, so small stamp to title page and gutter strengthened, otherwise clean. View more info

Letters From A Prince Edward Prince of Wales to Mrs Freda Dudley Ward

By: Godfrey, Rupert (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5360

ISBN: 0316646776

Condition: As New


412pp, illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. The letters of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII who became the Duke of Windsor) written to Mrs Dudley Ward from March 1918 to January 1921. View more info

The Minister's Wife

By: Gordon, Huntly

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8426

ISBN: 0710088469

Condition: As New


216pp. Complete dustjacket. B + w drawings. The delightful story of the author's mother, a clergyman's wife in Victorian Scotland and India. View more info

George VI King and Emperor

By: Gorman, Major J T

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W & G Foyle Ltd: 1937

Seller ID: 9090

Condition: Very Good


Special edition produced to be given to the children of York for the coronation of the king.56pp, blue boards with gilt York arms. B + w illustrations. Gift label and message from the Mayor. Internally clean. View more info

George VI King and Emperor

By: Gorman, Major J T

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W & G Foyle Ltd: 1937

Seller ID: 9817

Condition: Very Good


Special edition produced to be given to the children of York for the coronation of the king.56pp, blue boards with gilt York arms, tissue dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Gift label. Internally clean. View more info

Fedor Tiutchev The Evolution of a Poet

By: Gregg, Richard A

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16622

Condition: Very Good


257pp, complete dustjacket, strengthened with clear tape to the edges. Internally clean. The first full length study in English of the man who was considered to be the greatest Russian poet of the nineteenth century after Pushkin, and the evolution of his poetry. View more info

Soren Kierkegaard A Biographical Introduction

By: Grimsley, Ronald

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Studio Vista: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15485

ISBN: 0289701805

Condition: Very Good


127pp, illustrated softback covers, a little darkened with age. Internally clean and tight. A biography and analysis of the thought of the father of Existentialism. Part of the Leaders of Modern Thought Series. View more info

Dear Dodie The Life of Dodie Smith

By: Grove, Valerie

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Thorpe Ulverscroft: 1997

Seller ID: 12408

ISBN: 0708937748

Condition: Very Good


Large print edition. A heavy book of 712pp, with laminated hardback covers. B + w photographs. Ex library - a couple of stamps to flyleaf and title page, otherwise clean. A biography of the author of '101 Dalmatians' and 'Dear Octopus'. View more info

The Duke

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1940

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 4358

Condition: Very Good


470pp, marroon cloth covered boards with leather label. Light marks to edges of boards, one mark to foredge, but internally very clean. A biography of the Duke of Wellington. View more info

The Duke

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1937

Seller ID: 8041

Condition: Very Good


Uniform edition. 523pp. Cloth covered boards, a little sunned to spine. Frontispiece portrait, endpaper map. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A biography of the Duke of Wellington. View more info

Mrs Humphry Ward

By: Gwynn, Stephen

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Nisbet & Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12884

Condition: Fair


127pp, the paper now browning with age, blue cloth covered boards, worn to the edges of the spine. Frontispiece photograph. Ex library - label to inner board, flyleaf removed, and stamp to title page otherwise internally clean - a suitable 'reading copy' only. A study of the life and work of the authoress of 25 novels, including 'Robert Elsmere', on social and religious issues View more info

Henry The Eighth

By: Hackett, Francis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2563

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1929 edition. 503pp, black cloth covered boards, a little marked. B + w illustrations. A little wear to inner front hinge, otherwise internally clean. Henry VIII and his 6 wives. View more info

Henry The Eighth

By: Hackett, Francis

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 4599

Condition: Very Good


503pp, black cloth covered boards with leather label. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, a little wear to gutter, otherwise internally clean. The story of King Henry VIII. View more info

Stanley An Adventurer Explored

By: Hall, Richard

Price: £3.00

Publisher: PBS Book Club: 1974

Seller ID: 581

Condition: Fine


400 pp, b + w illustrations, endpaper maps. Dustjacket a little faded to spine and rubbed to edges with a scrape mark to the back. Internally very clean View more info

Barbara Hepworth

By: Hammacher

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1987

Seller ID: 16840

ISBN: 0500202184

Condition: Fine


Revised edition. 216pp, laminated illustrated softback covers without creases. 181 illustrations of which 18 are in colour. A very clean, tight copy. A biography and revealing study of Hepworth's development as a sculptor. View more info