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Image for Pitt Rivers: The life and archaeological work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers

Pitt Rivers: The life and archaeological work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 005464

ISBN: 0521400775

Condition: Very Good


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 ed... View more info

Poetic Justice

By: Campbell Lyle, Anna

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Francestown, Typographeum: 1986

Edition: Limited.

Seller ID: 003374

ISBN: 0930126173

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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My Days and Dreams Being Autobiographical Notes

By: Carpenter, Edward.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1918

Seller ID: 005183

Condition: Fair


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. ... View more info

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T.E.Lawrence: Letters to his biographers

By: Graves, Robert and Hart, Liddell

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005398

Condition: Very Good


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 de... View more info

Image for The Mint: a Day-book of the R.A.F. Depot Between August and December 1922 with Later Notes By 352087 A/c Ross

The Mint: a Day-book of the R.A.F. Depot Between August and December 1922 with Later Notes By 352087 A/c Ross

By: Lawrence, T.E.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004213

Condition: Very Good


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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info