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Written by George Orwell.
Stock no. 2128030
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.
Five volumes: Homage To Catalonia; Down And Out In Paris And London; Funny But Not Vulgar; The Road To Wigan Pier; My Country Right Or Left. B/w photographic pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Light foxspots to front cover of Funny But Not Vulgar. Very light browning to spines of all volumes. Otherwise contents and covers are fine. Contained in silver pictorial slipcase which is slightly rubbed at edges and has light scuff marks to rear.
Written by Elizabeth Longford.
Stock no. 1816740
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.
Introduction by Roy Strong. Illustrated in colour. Fold-out genealogical tree to rear. Contained in publisher's dark blue slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
Written by Paul Murray Kendall.
Stock no. 1816739
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Gilt coin vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Spine slightly mottled. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase which is lightly faded at vertical open edges and worn at one corner.
THE QUEST FOR CORVO
Written by A.J.A. Symons; Norman Birkett; Shane Leslie.
Stock no. 1816735
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Fine condition.
Introductions by Birkett and Leslie. The reissued edition. Dark blue cloth spine with silver title. Bright red and blue decorative boards. Contained in publisher's navy blue slipcase in fine condition.
Written by Duff Cooper.
Stock no. 1816688
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.
Biography of a French nobleman. Black cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in fine condition.
CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1768-1779
Written by Captain Cook; Glyndwr Williams.
Stock no. 1816687
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.
Elaborately decorated blue cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations. Top edge blue. Selected and introduced by Williams. Second printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is scuffed.
BUT NO BRASS FUNNEL
Written by J. Douglas Stewart.
Stock no. 1816670
Published by Whittles Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.
The author relates how he went to sea and some of his adventures and experiences during his years under the White Ensign and the Red Engsign. Cardwraps. B/w photos. v and 249 pages. ISBN: 1904445101.
HOOKED! FISHING MEMORIES
Written by George Melly.
Stock no. 1816647
Published by Robson Books. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
B/w photos of the author's fishing exploits. ISBN: 1861052758.
THE HEALING STREAM
Written by Laurence Catlow.
Stock no. 1816645
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A candid and eloquent fishing memoir. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 265 pages. ISBN: 9781910723272.
TO THE EDGE: CONFESSIONS OF A LIFEBOAT COXSWAIN
Written by Tommy Ralston.
Stock no. 1816632
Published by Scottish Cultural Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.
Tommy Ralston describes many of the adventures he experienced during his career as a lifeboatman - a career which spanned over 34 years on the stormy West Coast of Scotland. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1898218641.
WILFRED GRENFELL THE MASTER - MARINER
Written by Basil Mathews.
Stock no. 1317502
Published by Partridge. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A life of adventure on sea and ice. Popular Biographies series. Red boards, black titles. B/w plates. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped and darkened with a small faded patch where there is a matching piece missing from the dustwrapper. Endpapers partly browned. Light foxing to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and torn and has a small piece missing to spine.
MAJOR HANS 'ASSI' HAHN THE MAN AND HIS MACHINES
Written by Jerry Crandall. Illustrated by Thomas A. Tullis.
Stock no. 2127968
Published by Eagle Editions. 1ST USA 2002. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0972106006.