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Image for The Dream King: Ludwig II of Bavaria

The Dream King: Ludwig II of Bavaria

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 89705

ISBN: 0 241 11293 1

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 198 + 8pp b&w plates. A clean unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt: Being a personal narrative of events

By: Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1907

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93481

Condition: Good +


First printing. 8vo. Pp xii + 606 + tissue-protected engraved frontis. Quarter bound in white cloth stamped in black on the spine with sides of blue paper boards printed in black on the upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket (as issued?). The spine is soiled and there is rubbing to the blue paper at the edges especially the corners. The text paper is untrimmed. Signet Library bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. View more info

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The Shield of Achilles: War Peace and the Course of History

By: Bobbitt, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2002

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 94327

ISBN: 0713996161

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 8vo. Pp xxxii + 922. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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A Century of British Monarchy

By: Bolitho, Hector

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1951

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84116

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp xii + 274 + 2pp colour plates and 24pp plates in photogravure. Mauve cloth bioards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust-jacket chipped at the folds. View more info

Sergeant-Major Do-Your-Best of Darkington No 1: Sketches of the Inner Life of a Salvation Army Corps.

By: Booth, General

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: The Salvation Army Book Department, 1906:

Seller ID: 10218


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 287. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

The German Enigma: Being an Inquiry among Germans as to What They Want, What They Can Do

By: Bourdon, Georges

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: J. M. Dent, nd (1913?):

Seller ID: 10172


1st edition. Translated from the French by Beatrice Marshall. 8vo. Pp xiii + 357. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and blind stamped n the upper panel. Cloth worn at the corners else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

The Future of Scotland: A Survey of the Present Position with some Proposals for Future Policy

By: Bowie, James A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: W & R Chambers, 1939:

Seller ID: 10020


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 272. Blue cloth boards stamped in blue on the spine. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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Periclean Athens

By: Bowra, C.M.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, History Book Club: 1971

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 95766

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 303. Purple cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket has a couple of short closed tears and is a little rubbed at the edges. . View more info

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The German Dictatorship: The Origins, Structure and Effects of National Socialism

By: Bracher, Karl Dietrich

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin University Books: 1973

Seller ID: 96860

ISBN: 0140600140

Condition: near Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 685. Translated from the German by Jean Steinberg with an introduction by Peter Gay. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light spotting to the book block edges and tanning to the text paper. Wrappers a little rubbed at the edges. View more info

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A Few Royal Occasions

By: Bradbury, Sue

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Folio Press, 1977:

Seller ID: 12714

ISBN: 0 7181 1777 8


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 64. Printed pictorial paper binding on boards. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus

By: Bredin, Jean-Denis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1987

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91607

ISBN: 0 8076 1175 1

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xii + 628 + 32pp b&w photographs. Translated from the French by Jeffrey Mehlman. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. There is the very faintest of diagonal creases across the top corner of the upper wrapper. View more info

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The Architect of Genocide: Himmler and the Final Solution

By: Breitman, Richard

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96816

ISBN: 0370313526

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xii + 335. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light spotting to the book block edges. View more info

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Victorian Things

By: Briggs, Asa

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1990

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94212

ISBN: 0140126775

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 448 + 16pp b&w plates. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for High Moment: Stories of Supreme Crises in the Lives of Great Men

High Moment: Stories of Supreme Crises in the Lives of Great Men

By: Brockway, Wallace (Ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1955

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89597

Condition: Very Good


Edited with an introduction by Wallace Brockway. 8vo. Quarter bound in white cloth, stamped in gilt on a black panel on the spine, with sides of red paper on boards. Sixteen contributors including Bertrand Russell, D.B. Wyndham Lewis, C.S. Forester, Hugh Trevor Roper et al. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. Uncut, top edge black. View more info

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Longman History of the United States of America

By: Brogan, Hugh

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1993

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 92413

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing of this book club edition. 8vo. Pp viii + 740. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for From Alfred to Henry III: 871-1272

From Alfred to Henry III: 871-1272

By: Brooke, Christopher

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Cardinal: 1974

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93810

ISBN: 0 351 15427 2

Condition: near Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 293. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Age-tanning to the text paper. View more info

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Doomsday 1917

By: Brown, Douglas

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Newron Abbot: Readers Union, 1976:

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 83776

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp 204 + 8pp b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Book is clean and unmarked in a tight binding and appears unread. Dust-jacket shows damage to tail of spine and bottom edge of lower panel. View more info

Life within Reason

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: The Liberal Book Club, 1939:

Seller ID: 10244


1st edition. 8vo. Pp vii + 256. Blue cloth boards stamped in brown on the spine and upper panel. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Image for The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

By: Browning, Robert (Ed)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: 9032

ISBN: 0500250928

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 4to (308 x 222mm). Pp 328 with 367 illustrations, 70 in colour, 297 photographs, drawings and maps. Tan cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

The Elizabethan Deliverance

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 5305

ISBN: 0 00 216207 5

Condition: Fine


1st edition. 225 x 147mm. Pp 232. Grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Fine in near Fine spine-sunned duswrapper. View more info