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Pitt Rivers: The life and archaeological work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, Bowden, Mark
1 Bowden, Mark Pitt Rivers: The life and archaeological work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1991 0521400775 / 9780521400770 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 182pp. 60 b/w illustrations. A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Heny Lane Fox Pitt Rivers (1827-1900) was influential in at least four fields during his lifetime: military training, anthropology, archaeology and public education. This thoroughly researched biography of a controversial man describes his career, character and motivation. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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2 Campbell Lyle, Anna Poetic Justice
Francestown Typographeum 1986 0930126173 / 9780930126179 Limited. Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth with titles in black within paper label on spine. (Tipped-in spare paper label to rear). Hand-set, printed letterpress, bound by R. T. Risk. Condition: Very good with a couple of small faint splashmarks to front cover. Binding sound, text clean. Inscription to previous owner on fep. Limited edition of 150 copies. 153pp. 6 b/w plates. Anna Lyle's beautifully produced biography of her father, the poet Roy Campbell. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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My Days and Dreams Being Autobiographical Notes, Carpenter, Edward.
3 Carpenter, Edward. My Days and Dreams Being Autobiographical Notes
London George Allen & Unwin 1918 Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Third edition. (first published June 1916). Grey cloth with title in black on front cover and spine. Condition: Fair, covers are generally shelfworn with splashmarks to front cover and spine. General foxing to text and textblock edges. Browning to endpapers. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper dated 1921. 342pp. 15 b/w photographic plates plus frontispiece. One plate missing (there should be 16) - an image of Edward Carpenter in his porch. Good reading copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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T.E.Lawrence: Letters to his biographers, Graves, Robert and Hart, Liddell
4 Graves, Robert and Hart, Liddell T.E.Lawrence: Letters to his biographers
London Cassell and Company 1963 First Thus Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. There are a couple of marks to fore-edge of textblock, and a light crease to the rear endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear and light soiling to spine and rear cover of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 260pp. Robert Graves and Basil Liddell Hart wrote the only two authorised biographies of T E Lawrence during his lifetime. After Lawrence's death in 1935, both made selections of the material in their possession which they thought best illustrated his character and qualities, and in 1939 published them in two companion volumes as a limited edition. This book, published in 1963, combines both books into a single volume. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Mint: a Day-book of the R.A.F. Depot Between August and December 1922 with Later Notes By 352087 A/c Ross, Lawrence, T.E.
5 Lawrence, T.E. The Mint: a Day-book of the R.A.F. Depot Between August and December 1922 with Later Notes By 352087 A/c Ross
London Jonathan Cape 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
First trade edtition. Navy blue hardcover with title in dulled gilt to spine and R.A.F. wings logo blindstamped at top of front cover. Condition: Very good, light foxing to endpapers, no inscriptions. Binding sound. Some foxing to pages 14 and 15. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light sunning, light soiling and shelfwear. Not price-clipped. An entertaining but subjective account of Lawrence's life in the R.A.F. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Living Hedge, Paul, Leslie
6 Paul, Leslie The Living Hedge
London Faber and Faber 1946 1st Edition Cloth Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Reynolds Stone 
Green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally lightly shelfworn and soiled with two tears to centre of spine of dustjacket and small chips missing to top and base of spine of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 180pp. Illustrated with six wood engravings by Reynolds Stone. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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