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An Account of the Life of That Ancient Servant of Jesus Christ, John Richardson Giving a Relation of Many of His Trials and Exercises in His Youth, and His Services in the Work of the Ministry, in England, Ireland, America Etc.
1 An Account of the Life of That Ancient Servant of Jesus Christ, John Richardson Giving a Relation of Many of His Trials and Exercises in His Youth, and His Services in the Work of the Ministry, in England, Ireland, America Etc.
London Luke Hinde 1857 First Edition Poor 8vo 
236pp + publisher's list. Significant foxing to some of the leaves. Front board detatched. Binding tight. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Georgian Era: Memoirs of the Most Eminent Persons Who Have Flourished in Great Britain, from the Accession of George the First to the Demise of George the Fourth Volume  I
2 The Georgian Era: Memoirs of the Most Eminent Persons Who Have Flourished in Great Britain, from the Accession of George the First to the Demise of George the Fourth Volume I
London Vizetelly, Branston and Co First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Original blindstampred cloth with gilt decoration. Frontis portrait, binding shaken but holding, 580pp. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Georgian Era: Memoirs of the Most Eminent Persons Who Have Flourished in Great Britain, from the Accession of George the First to the Demise of George the Fourth Volume IV
3 The Georgian Era: Memoirs of the Most Eminent Persons Who Have Flourished in Great Britain, from the Accession of George the First to the Demise of George the Fourth Volume IV
London Vizetelly, Branston and Co First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Original blindstampred cloth with gilt decoration. Engraved frontis portrait, 588pp inc index. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Life of Arthur Vandeleur, Major, Royal Artillery
4 The Life of Arthur Vandeleur, Major, Royal Artillery
London James Nisbet 1862 Fourth thousand. Very Good 12 Mo 
Red cloth with gilt titles and decoration, engraved portrait frontis with vignette on title page, second title page,303pp + publisher's list. Ownership name and date (1888). Some creasing at head and tail of spine. Minor spotting to prelims. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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World Review June 1950
5 World Review June 1950
London Hulton Press 
New Series 16. George Orwell Unpublished notebooks and a personal memoir of George Orwell by T R Fyvel. 79pp 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Diary of a Freeman, 'BLACK KNIGHT'
6 'BLACK KNIGHT' The Diary of a Freeman
London Cassell 1953 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo Alfred Munnings 
"This unique little dog has attended so many important functions - occasions such as the Lord Mayors Banquets...even Princess Elizabeth's wedding..(but) it is on the racecourse, that Black Knight achieves his greatest glory. For he is a remarkably reliable tipster. Surveying the field critically, he barks at his fancy, and so often proves correct that Lady Munnings has opened a special account for him with a bookmaker." Colour frontis, bw drawings, 182pp. Dw (not price clipped, chipped). Light foxing to prelims. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Memoirs of John Bannister, Comedian, ADOLPHUS, JOHN
7 ADOLPHUS, JOHN Memoirs of John Bannister, Comedian
London Richard Bentley 1839 First Edition Fine 8vo 
Volume I only. As much a history as a biography. Contemporary calf with twin labels, gilt decorations, marbled page edges and endpapers, engraved portrait frontis, 399pp. 
Price: 145.00 GBP
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E. A. Bowles & His Garden at Myddleton House (1865-1954), ALLAN, MEA
8 ALLAN, MEA E. A. Bowles & His Garden at Myddleton House (1865-1954)
London Faber & Faber 1973 0571103065 / 9780571103065 First Edition Cloth Fine Nr Fine 8vo 
A gardening biography "which tells the story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of our greatest gardeners and most lovable personalities, who regarded plants as individuals and banished botanical misfits and curiositiesto his Lunatic Asylunm under the keepership of a sane-minded magnolia." Colour and black and white plates, 264pp inc index. Dw(small joined tear). 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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9 ARMSTRONG, BENJAMIN JOHN Armstrong's Norfolk Diary Further Passages from the Diary of the Reverend Benjamin John Armstrong Vicar of East Dereham 1850-88
London Hodder & Stoughton 1963 First Edition Cloth Fair. Very Good 12mo 
Edited by Herbert B J Armstrong with an introduction by Owen Chadwick. Bw frontis photograph, 190pp. . Dw (edge rubbed). Ex Essex County Library with usual stamps and labels. 12mo 12mo 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Jack Yeats, ARNOLD, BRUCE
10 ARNOLD, BRUCE Jack Yeats
Yale University Press 1998 0300075499 / 9780300075496 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to 
"This book explores Yeats' friendships with John Masefield, John Millington Synge, Samuel Beckett, and others; his self-identification with his chosen country; and his struggle against indifference and mockery. It provides a compelling portrait of the complex and enigmatic artist whose reputaion and artistic vision have become increasingly admired in the years since his death. " Bw illustrations, 356 + colour plates, index and notes. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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George Ratcliffe Woodward 1848-1934 Priest, Poet and Musician, BARNES, JOHN E
11 BARNES, JOHN E George Ratcliffe Woodward 1848-1934 Priest, Poet and Musician
Norwich The Canterbury Press 1996 1853111279 / 9781853111273 First Edition Soft Cover Fine Fair 8vo 
"Dr G R Woodward is best remembered as the writer of such well-known carols as 'This Joyful Eastertide, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, and Past Three a Clock'. But besides his work with carols - which included his compilation of the popular 'Cowley Carol Book' - he also played a part in the revival of plainsong, the enrichment of hymnody, and the story of Walsingham, where he was Vicar in the 1880s" 168pp inc index. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Reminiscences of a Musician in Retirement, BATES, FRANK
12 BATES, FRANK Reminiscences of a Musician in Retirement
Norwich Jarrold 1930 First Edition Cloth Good 8vo 
Original green cloth covers, gilt, signed by author on half title verson, numerous tipped in photographs, 159pp inc index. Tight crisp copy, but 2 inch split along front hinge. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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An Autobiography: The Vanished World; he Blossoming World;  the World in Ripeness Three Volumes, BATES, H E
13 BATES, H E An Autobiography: The Vanished World; he Blossoming World; the World in Ripeness Three Volumes
London Michael Joseph Nr Fine Nr Fine John Ward 
1969,1971, 1972. Illustrations from line drawings, pp 181; 188; 152. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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My Own Master, BELL, ADRIAN
14 BELL, ADRIAN My Own Master
London Faber & Faber 1961 First Edition Cloth Very Good Poor 8vo 
253pp. Spine lean. Dw (torn with loss). 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Virginia Woolf A Biography  Volume One  Virginia Stephen 1882-1912, BELL, QUENTIN
15 BELL, QUENTIN Virginia Woolf A Biography Volume One Virginia Stephen 1882-1912
London The Hogarth Press 1972 0701202912 / 9780701202910 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 8vo 
Bw photos and drawings, map endpapers,230pp inc index. Dw (torn with loss along edges). 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Writing Home, BENNETT, ALAN
16 BENNETT, ALAN Writing Home
London Faber and Faber. 1994 0571173888 / 9780571173884 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo 
Bw plates, 417pp inc index. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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I Will Plant Me a Tree an Illustrated History of Gresham's School, BENSON, STEVE with Martin Crossley Evans
17 BENSON, STEVE with Martin Crossley Evans I Will Plant Me a Tree an Illustrated History of Gresham's School
London James & James 2002 0907383920 / 9780907383925 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to 
.."charts the story of the early years, the refoundation under Howson and the establishing of the flourishing c0-educational boarding and day school that is Gresham's today." Black and white photographs, 168pp inc index. Inscribed by author on title page. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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No Gifts from Chance a biography of Edith Wharton, BENSTOCK, SHARI
18 BENSTOCK, SHARI No Gifts from Chance a biography of Edith Wharton
London Penguin 1994 0140172831 / 9780140172836 First Thus Card Cover Fine 12mo 
Bw plates, 546pp inc index. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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My Life and Recollections in Two Volumes, BERKELEY, GRANTLEY F
19 BERKELEY, GRANTLEY F My Life and Recollections in Two Volumes
London Hurst & Blackett 1865 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
Two volume set, half leather over buckram with gilt crest, and decoration, raised bands, frontis portrait to volume I, pp383; 358. Some minor wear to covers otherwise in excellent condition. Multiple volumes. Please enquire about shipping costs. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Lucy's Loving Letters and Loving, BERRY, JAMES
20 BERRY, JAMES Lucy's Loving Letters and Loving
London New Beacon Books 1982 First Thus Card Cover Nr Fine. 8vo 
Contents slightly darkened. 56pp. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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