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Beige pictorial cloth, red title label to spine with gilt title. B/w illustrations. Top edge green. Introduction by Sir Alan Lascelles. Spine lightly browned. Green top edge of text block faded. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost very good condition, worn and rubbed at edges, open edges strengthened on the inside with white tape, top and bottom fading, a few marks, closed edges splitting.
A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Blue cloth boards with blocked design to front, cream title to spine. A few colour & b/w illustrations. Book itself is fine. Publisher's blue slipcase is bumped at one corner and has a few small, light marks.
PAINTER OF PASSION: THE JOURNAL OF EUGENE DELACROIX
Written by Eugene Delacroix; Hubert Wellington.
Stock no. 1320497
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Very good condition.
A selection edited by Hubert Wellington. Colour photos. 378 pages. Spine slightly bumped and faded, small mark to base of spine. Contained in publisher's grey slipcase which is marked on one side.
Biography of a French nobleman. Black cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Minimal rubbing to corners. Publisher's black slipcase is slightly scuffed at edges and a couple of corners are bumped.
JIM CLARK AT THE WHEEL THE WORLD MOTOR RACING CHAMPION'S OWN STORY
Written by Jim Clark.
Stock no. 2134313
Published by Arthur Barker Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Autobiography of the world's youngest-ever Champion Racing Driver. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some closed tears and chips, but minimal loss.
Jim Clark, racing driver, recalled by many of the people who knew him best. Colour and b/w photos. Heavy foxing to endpapers and musty odour to book.
Introduction by John Sutherland. Grey cloth spine with black title block and gilt title. Light grey paper boards with grey floral borders. B/w photos. Top edge grey. Small mark to rear cover else book itself is fine. Publisher's grey slipcase is grubby with water stains.
Edited by David Vaisey. Blue cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Publisher's burgundy slipcase is dusty to top edge and has a tiny mark to one panel.
Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man. Maroon pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Introduction by Letts. Slight fading to spine. Publisher's blue slipcase is scuffed at top and bottom edges.
Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles and decoration. B/w photos. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Corners slightly bumped. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is slightly faded at edges and has a small surface paper tear a one spine edge.
A Tribute to the Right Hon. Viscount Bledisloe Prepared for the Occasion of his 90th Birthday 21st September 1957 by Hart. Cream pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Clear film (not adhesive) stuck to covers using glue to inside covers as a protection.
Purple silk moiree spine, marbled boards. Corners slightly rubbed. Contained in original glassine wrapper which is slightly discoloured. No slipcase as issued.