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THE DIARY OF A COUNTRY PARSON
Written by James Woodforde; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Stephens.
Stock no. 1818580
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Fine condition.

Extracts from R.L. Winstanley's transcript from the diaries, 1759-81, selected by David Hughes. Blue cloth spine with burgundy title block and gilt title. Marbled boards. Red endpapers. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Fourth printing. Contained in publisher's red slipcase which is marked and has surface paper damage to one side (VG- condition).

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THE ULRICH VON HASSELL DIARIES, 1938-1944
Written by Ulrich Von Hassell.
Stock no. 1818471
Published by Frontline Books. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Story of the Forces Against Hitler inside Germany. Chronicling personal commentary on the events from 1938 until Von Hassell's death in 1944. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848325531. Text block slightly grubby. Rear panel of dustwrapper scuffed.

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PRIMROSE PAST
Written by Caroline Rose Hunt.
Stock no. 2131662
Published by Regan Books. 1st USA 2001. Very good condition.

The 1848 Journal of a Young Lady Primrose. Covers have pictures to make them look like a lockable diary! B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0060394137. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner. Bumping and wear to spine and corners.

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DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY
Written by E.M. Delafield; Jilly Cooper. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1318356
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1979. Fine condition.

Autobiography of E.M. Delafield. Grey and brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Slipcase is just a little faded at opening edges and there is a tiny nick at one edge.

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IN RELIEF OF GORDON: LORD WOLSELEY'S CAMPAIGN JOURNAL OF THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION 1884-1885
Written by Adrian Preston.
Stock no. 1818174
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lord Wolseley's diary of his abortive expedition to free Gordon in Khartoum. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Name & address in ink to verso of half-title page (neat). A few light foxspots to text block and prelims. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and red title to front is unevenly faded.

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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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TOLKIEN THE SILMARILLION DIARY 2009
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Ted Nasmith.
Stock no. 2130851
Published by Harper Collins. 2008. Fine condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Includes quotes from the book. ISBN: 9780007273690. UNUSED!

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THE TOLKIEN DIARY 2000
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Ted Nasmith.
Stock no. 2130849
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Colour illustrations. Includes quotations from Tolkien's famous books. ISBN: 0261103903. Spine is a bit faded. Contents are fine and UNUSED!

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THE TOLKIEN DIARY 1992
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Stock no. 2130848
Published by Grafton Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Slightly oblong format. Celebrating the centenary 1892-1992. Colour illustrations. Includes quotations from Tolkien's famous books. ISBN: 0261102281. Unused - so no entries!

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JOSEF HERMAN RELATED TWILIGHTS NOTES FROM AN ARTIST'S DIARY
Written by Josef Herman; Tony Curtis; Nini Herman. Illustrated by Josef Herman.
Stock no. 2130326
Published by Seren. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark covers, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1854113127. Couple of marks to endpapers.

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FOUR SEASONS BEING THE FISHING DIARIES OF CHRISTOPHER YATES JUNE 1977 - MARCH 1981
Written by Christopher Yates.
Stock no. 2129556
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

SIGNED, Limited Edition to 1489 copies. Green covers with gilt title to spine and onlay to front cover. Includes an author signed bookplate to title page, photo of author in a print and a facsimile copy of authors hand drawn map, that was issued with the book. ISBN: 1899600035. Ths is a Binder's copy; SIGNED bookplate has been REMOVED from title page. Also does NOT include map or plate of author. This copy HAS been numbered: Copy No. 811, with 'Display' written over it.

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GLIMPSE
Written by Tony Curtis; Mel Gooding; Brendan Stuart Burns; et al. Illustrated by Brendan Stuart Burns.
Stock no. 2129554
Published by Retreats Group Ltd.. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Includes rubbings, drawings, paintings and photography. ISBN: 9780957164703. Contained in a very good slip case that has a few marks and some wear.

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