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PATRIOT OR TRAITOR THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SIR WALTER RALEGH
Written by Anna Beer.
Stock no. 2131452
Published by Oneworld. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards with copper title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781786074348. SIGNED by author to half-title page.
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THE ADVENTURES OF MAUD WEST, LADY DETECTIVE
Written by Susannah Stapleton.
Stock no. 2131451
Published by Picador. 1st 2019. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Secrets and Lies in the Golden Age of Crime. A Remarkable True Story. ISBN: 9781509867295. SIGNED by author to title page.
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EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
Written by Irwin Porges.
Stock no. 2131433
Published by New English Library. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 820 pages. The Man Who Created Tarzan. B/w photos. ISBN: 0450030482. Foxing to outer page edges.
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QUEEN VICTORIA
Written by Elizabeth Longford.
Stock no. 2131405
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.
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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL
Written by Bette Hill.
Stock no. 2131366
Published by Hutchinson; Stanley Paul. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Graham Hill's widow writes of her own life before, during and after her marriage to one of the greatest racing driver's of all time. B/w photos. ISBN: 0091349001. Some page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a faded spine.
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THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO 1918-1956 AN EXPERIMENT IN LITERARY INVESTIGATION
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
Stock no. 2131322
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2006. Fine condition.

The author's experiences in the Soviet Gulag system. Edited from the original three volume edition by Edward E. Ericson. Translated from the Russian by Thomas Whitney and Harry Willetts. Pictorial boards. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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MY LIFE AND TIMES
Written by Nimrod; Charles Apperley.
Stock no. 2131320
Published by William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Limited edition of 250 copies. 10 x 8". Tipped-in colour and b/w plates. Red cloth, gilt titles. Top edge gilt. This is Copy No. 218. Spine is faded. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers, including what appear to be damp marks to edges. Foxing to endpapers. Page edge browning.
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A STRANGE WAR A BIOGRAPHY OF SURVIVAL ONE MAN'S WAR!
Written by Spider Smythe; Alf Webb.
Stock no. 2131315
Published by Dean Archaeological Group. 1ST 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951530291. SIGNED by author (Alf Webb) to title page. Some light indentation marks to covers.
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HIGH ROAD TO COMMAND: THE DIARIES OF MAJOR-GENERAL SIR EDMUND IRONSIDE 1920-1922
Written by Edmund Ironside.
Stock no. 1817798
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

At the end of the First World War Sir Edmund Ironside was the youngest Major-General in the British Army. Jobs were scarce and the system of 'shelving' officers on half pay until useful employment could be found for them was still in force. Sir Edmund was obliged to accept several apparently unrewarding commissions before he returned to the 'establishment' in 1922 as Commandant of the Staff College. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850520770. Text block lightly browned. Lower corner crease to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn across top of rear panel with a few closed tears, scuffed.
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STIRLING MOSS: ALL MY RACES
Written by Stirling Moss; Alan Henry.
Stock no. 1817779
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2009. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Sir Stirling Moss OBE describes every single race in which he took part between 1947 and 1962. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. Large format. ISBN: 9781844257003. Contents crinkled by damp but no damp staining.
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JUAN MANUEL FANGIO MOTOR RACING'S GRAND MASTER
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1817775
Published by Haynes. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Biography of the world famous motor racing driver. Many photographs. ISBN: 1859606253.
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THE TRUCE
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 2131301
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A Survivor's Journey Home from Auschwitz. Translated by Stuart Woolf, Introduction by David Mendel. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine, silver design. Pale blue endpapers. B/w etchings. Small knock to top of spine. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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