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THE COPPER KING: A BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS WILLIAMS OF LLANIDAN
Written by J.R. Harris.
Stock no. 2137905
Published by Landmark Publishing. 2nd 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Landmark Collector's Library. Red boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1843060922. Some erased pencil inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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THE DICTIONARY OF WELSH BIOGRAPHY DOWN TO 1940
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137902
Published by The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

lviii + 1157 pages. Containing some 3500 individual entries. Page edge browning. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing; a few nicks; foxing.

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THE DIARY OF A VILLAGE SHOPKEEPER 1754-1765
Written by Thomas Turner; David Vaisey. Illustrated by Miriam Macgregor.
Stock no. 2137882
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by David Vaisey. Blue cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Slip case is very good - bumping to couple of edges; a few small marks.

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THE MOON'S A BALLOON
Written by David Niven; Philip French.
Stock no. 2137833
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Very good condition.

Reminiscences. Introduced by Philip French. Blue cloth spine and rear cover; pictorial front cover. B/w photos. 2nd printing. Foxing to front cover, but contents are still excellent. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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FAVOURITE STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by Rene Cloke.
Stock no. 2137795
Published by Edmund Ward. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

8 well-known fairy tales delightfully illustrated in colour. Introduction on the life of Hans Andersen by Green. Pink cloth covers with gilt titles. Bumping to spine and corners; a little fading to some edges. Tape marks and heavy foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Hinges/joints, especially to front are pulled and weakening. Foxing to outer page edges; some margin marks. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; a little fading.

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SIGH FOR A MERLIN TESTING THE SPITFIRE
Written by Alex Henshaw.
Stock no. 2137794
Published by Crecy Publishing Limited. 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of a chief test pilot during the second world war. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780947554835. Light wear to corners.

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THE THIRD MAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WILLIAM MURDOCH 1754-1839
Written by John Griffiths.
Stock no. 2137786
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The inventor of gas lighting. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0233987789. A few light knocks along cover edges. Marks and some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Earl Roberts Of Kandahar.
Stock no. 2137735
Published by Richard Bentley & Son. 1897. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles to spines, blind decorations and gilt motif to front covers. From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief. With portraits and maps. Second edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and scuffs to corners. Bookplates of previous owner to front pastedowns, loosely inserted photographs of same person (Captain Douglas Haig of 7th Hussars). One b/w plate to Volume I is detached, but loosely inserted - some chipped/ragged edges. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.

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ENID BLYTON THE BIOGRAPHY
Written by Barbara Stoney.
Stock no. 1322824
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 2nd 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Authorised biography investigating the two faces of Blyton. ISBN: 0340583487. 1st printing of this 2nd paperback edition. Light rubbing to cover edges. Pale page edge browning. SIGNED by the author to title-page.

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A FULL LIFE
Written by Brian Horrocks.
Stock no. 2137687
Published by Collins. 1960. Good condition.

Autobiography of a general who became "Black Rod". Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. SIGNED by author on bookplate to title page. Bumping to spine and corners. Some spotting to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Half-title page and Frontis page are BOTH torn out and MISSING. Some foxing. Page edges; some are creased - some not fully cut. A reading copy.

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HAVING BEEN A SOLDIER
Written by Colin Mitchell.
Stock no. 2137671
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1ST 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography. B/w photos. ISBN: 024101722X. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips - a little loss; some browning.

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NIGEL MANSELL: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Nigel Mansell; James Allen.
Stock no. 2137666
Published by Collins Willow. 1ST 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The People's Champion. Grey cloth with gilt title to spine. With James Allen. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0002184974. SIGNED by author to front endpaper.

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