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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
Written by Jeremy Wilson.
Stock no. 2127043
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The authorised biography of T.E. Lawrence. xi + 1188 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0434872350. A few light marks to covers. Small area of surface paper damage to front endpaper. Grubby marks to outer page edges. Some edge-creasing to wrapper, with a couple of small nicks.

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THE PIRATE HUNTER THE TRUE STORY OF CAPTAIN KIDD
Written by Richard Zacks.
Stock no. 2127031
Published by Review. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tracing William Kidd's voyages in the 1690s from the bustling docks of 17th century New York to Whitehall Palace in London; from the ports of the Caribbean to a secret pirate paradise off Madagascar. ISBN: 0755311310. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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T.E. BROWN HIS LIFE AND LEGACY
Written by Derek Winterbottom.
Stock no. 2127029
Published by The Manx Experience. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brown boards, silver titles. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 187312029X. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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MY LIFE WITH LURCHERS
Written by David Hancock.
Stock no. 2127000
Published by Huddlesford Publications. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0907827047. Bumping to spine. Half-title and title page have vertical creasing to them. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; tear to one corner, repaired with magic tape.

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LEONARDO DA VINCI THE BIOGRAPHY
Written by Walter Isaacson.
Stock no. 2126973
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Colour illustrations and photos throughout. ISBN: 9781471166761. SIGNED by author on bookplate stuck to half-title page. A lovely copy!

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GAINSBOROUGH A PORTRAIT
Written by James Hamilton.
Stock no. 2126972
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book transforms our understanding of this fascinating man, and enlightens the century that bore him. Colour reproductions of the artists' work. ISBN: 9781474600521. SIGNED by the author on title page. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE COMPLETE 1922 SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM THE 'OXFORD' TEXT
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 2126968
Published by J. And N. Wilson. 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This 'Oxford' version of the book is a third longer than the popular shortened version. Lawrence gave the manuscript of this fuller text to the Bodleian Library in Oxford. It was first published in a limited edition in 1997, 75 years after it was written. This is a reprint of a New Edition, with revisions by Jeremy and Nicole Wilson. ISBN: 0954641809. A few light marks to cover and outer page edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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THE RECORD BREAKERS
Written by Leo Villa; Tony Gray.
Stock no. 2126886
Published by Paul Hamlyn. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Sir Malcolm and Donald Campbell, land and water speed kings of the 20th century. By Leo Villa who was mechanic to the Campbells. Bumping to spine. Foxing along cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to front panel; other smaller chips.

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LIFE WITH THE SPEED KING
Written by Leo Villa.
Stock no. 2126878
Published by Marshall Harris & Baldwin Ltd.. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The author acted as chief engineer and racing mechanic to Sir Malcolm Campbell. Kaleidoscope Series No. 5. ISBN: 0906116066. Small bump to base of spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing.

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LUCKY ALL MY LIFE
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 2126869
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The biography of Harry Weslake, the mechanical genius behind many of motor racing's most famous engines. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292543. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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THE MAN WHO LOVES GIANTS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2126866
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st USA 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An artist among elephants and engines. David Shepherd's Autobiography. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations, colour plates. 164 pages. ISBN: 068414509X. SIGNED by author to title page. Some wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little browning.

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GRAHAM
Written by Graham Hill; Neil Ewart.
Stock no. 2126851
Published by St Martin's Press. 1st USA 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of motor racing legend Graham Hill, tragically killed in an accident in 1975 just before he had finished telling his story for this book. American edition. With a foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. ISBN: 0312342128. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to top of spine.

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