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Jerome Kern: a biography

By: Freedland, M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1978

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13565

Condition: V.g.


Scarcely used. (6), 182 pp. View more info

Daniel Solander, [born] 19/2 1733, [died] 13/5 1782, invald 5/5 1774: biografi

By: Fries, Rob. E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Almquist & Wiksells, Stockholm: 1940

Edition: Offprint from K. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Aarsbok foer aar 1940

Seller ID: 3855

Condition: As new


Donor's inscription on cover. A concise biography of the Swedish botanist, traveller and librarian. pp. 279-301, frontispiece. View more info

C¾sar: a sketch

By: Froude, J.A.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Longman, Green & Co.: 1879

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 21479

Condition: V.g.


Donor's inscription (dated 1879). A well preserved copy, with edge wear to label on spine. View more info

Haji Rikkan: Marsh Arab

By: Fulanain [S. E. Hedgecock]

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1927

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7735

Condition: Good


Inscription on ffep has been partly obliterated with Tippex; otherwise a well-preserved copy, map at rear intact. View more info

Ex Libris John Galsworthy: selected by himself and A.G.

By: Galsworthy, Ada & John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London: 1933

Edition: 1st edition; printed in red and black

Seller ID: 562

Condition: Fine


Fine (lacks d.j.) in 1930s art binding of green (?pigskin) leather, linear gold tooling, 'J.G.' monogram on front, undecorated raised bands, spine somewhat sunned, sll. foxing on outer edge of pages not affecting text. Includes charming 'art deco' illustrations by Rudolf H. Sauter (who also illustrated Galsworth's The awakening). View more info

The life of Charlotte Bront‘

By: Gaskell, Elizabeth; introduction and notes by Clement K. Shorter

Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1920

Edition: Reprint of 1900 Smith, Elder edition

Seller ID: 8248

Condition: Good


Some foxing to fore-edge, slight edge wear to spine. Includes facsimile, in red and black, of letter from Charlotte to Mr George Smith's mother. xxxvi, (1), 659 pp. View more info

Three acres and a mill

By: Gathorne-Hardy, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1939

Edition: Reprint of 1st edition

Seller ID: 11127

Condition: Good


Bookplate recording the donation of the book by the publisher and author. View more info

Chambers Biographical Dictionary

By: Geddie, W. & J.L. (eds.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W. & R. Chambers: 1951

Edition: 1951 edition

Seller ID: 19076

Condition: Good


Cover sunned; foxing to prelims and fore-edge. View more info

Many masks; a life of Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Gill, Brendan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1990

Edition: Paperback issue of 1987 1st edition

Seller ID: 13460

ISBN: 0 434 29274 5

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info

Humphrey Gilbert-Carter: memorial volume

By: Gilmour, J.S.L. & Walters, S.M. (eds.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press / University of Cambridge Botanic Garden: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12290

Condition: V.g.


A series of essays on the life of the Botanic Garden director; includes transcripts of the highly informative labels he wrote for the plants and trees in the Garden.xiii, 132 pp., 14 photos towards rear. Times Obituary cutting loosely inserted. View more info

Humphrey Gilbert-Carter: memorial volume

By: Gilmour, J.S.L. & Walters, S.M. (eds.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press / University of Cambridge Botanic Garden: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14024

Condition: V.g.


A series of essays on the life of the Botanic Garden director; includes transcripts of the highly informative labels he wrote for the plants and trees in the Garden.xiii, 132 pp., 14 photos towards rear. Times Obituary cutting loosely inserted. View more info

Julius Sachs und die Pflanzenphysiologie heute

By: Gimmler, H. (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Physik-Med. Gesellschaft, WŸrzburg: 1984

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14025

Condition: V.g.


Cover marked; internally little used. View more info

Daniel Solander 1733-1782: naturvetenskapsman och vŠrldsomseglare

By: Gisselquist, C. & Tingbrand, P. (eds.)

Price: £64.00

Publisher: PiteŒ: 1983

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11825

ISBN: 91 97039403

Condition: Fine


Signed by each of the contributors, including W.T. Stearn (whose bookplate is on the front pastedown). 179 pp. View more info

Gulbadan: portrait of a rose princess at the Mughal court

By: Godden, Rumer

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1980

Seller ID: 99

ISBN: 0 333 30434 9

Condition: V.g.


Wrapper sl. frayed at tip of spine, edges curled. A modern interpretation of the Humayun-nama and other books recording the memoirs of Gulbadan Begam, youngest daughter of the first Mughal emperor of India. The author spent part of her childhood in India. Nicely illustrated with contemporary Indian and Persian miniatures. 153, [7] pp. View more info

The tangled web: a life of Sir Richard Burton

By: Godsall, J.R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Matador, Leicester: 2008

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 20792

ISBN: 1906510423

Condition: Good


Rear cover creased, slight shelf wear. View more info

Charlotte Bront‘: a passionate life

By: Gordon, L.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1994

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17620

ISBN: 0 7011 6137 X

Condition: Good


defect stamp on lower edge; front hinge has manufacturing defect not affecting the text. View more info

Father and son

By: Gosse, E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1949

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: 15920

Condition: Good


No inscriptions. View more info

An apple a day

By: Gosse, Philip

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co.: 1949

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 11808

Condition: Good


Jacket with some tears to spine, price-clipped. Inscribed by the author. View more info

Departures

By: Grant Watson, E.L.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Pleiades: 1948

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 5953

Condition: V.g.


Discreet owner's inscription on front pastedown. Nicely illustrated by John O'Connor. (6), 131 pp. View more info

The Cochran Story: the life and times of the century's greatest showman

By: Graves, C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen: n.d. (c. 1950)

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17626

Condition: V.g.


Owner's signature on ffep. Lightly worn. View more info