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    • WORLD SHIP SOCIETY, [GRAVESEND, 1998]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; original pictorial wrappers, a fine copy. The first dedicated study, providing full details of British convoy rescue vessels with a voyage-by-voyage account of their wartime service. Includes H&A and Orders to Masters. SCARCE. continua a leggere
    • BATCHWORTH PRESS, [1952]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, 17 plates on 14, and 2 illustrations (one full-page) and a full-page map in the text' handsomely bound in full dark green crushed morocco, sides with gilt frame border, gilt back, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. One of the earliest separate publications on the activities of Special Operations Executive by the Head of French Section. 'I do not claim that the incidents described in these pages are completely factually accurate' (Preface). 'Quite so' responds Foot, although he is also the first t... continua a leggere
    • JONATHAN CAPE, [1991-2007]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 3 vols., 4to., First Edition, with frontispieces and very numerous illustrations and photographs in the text; cloth, all near fine copies in dustwrapper. The work to date comprises: Vol. I: 1881-1906 (1991); Vol. II: 1907-1917 (1996); Vol.III: 1918-1932 (2007). The fourth and final volume is expected in the late autumn of 2019. continua a leggere
    • HOGARTH PRESS, 1959
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, First Issue, with frontispiece and numerous illustrations (many full-page) in the text; original green cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in dustwrapper, the latter chipped (not affecting lettering) and lightly sunned at extremities. Bright copy of the first volume of Lee's autobiographical trilogy, set in the village of Slad in Gloucestershire and with striking dustwrapper and illustrations by John Ward. This is the first issue, with the passage on the 'regular' fire at the piano-works (p.272), subsequently suppressed as the result of an action for libel. continua a leggere
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    • ALLEN & UNWIN, [1957]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, and coloured and monochrome plates, neat contemporary inscription on front free endpaper; brown cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy. Neate *474. continua a leggere
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    • IVOR NICHOLSON & WATSON, 1931
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., Second Impression, with portrait frontispiece and maps, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; blue cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, gilt back, backstrip a little dulled else a very good, clean copy. Published in the same year as the first edition. Neate *689. continua a leggere
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    • HODDER & STOUGHTON, [1956]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, coloured and monochrome plates, and maps in the text; black cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy. The first ascent. Neate *249. continua a leggere
    • JOHN MURRAY, 1858
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, 9 plates, illustrations in the text, full-page plan and 3 coloured folding maps (one map frayed and age-soiled at outer margin); original blue pebble-grain cloth, upper board framed in blind and blocked in gilt, strongly rebacked in blue cloth gilt to style, uncut, a bright, clean, firm copy. With 32pp publisher's catalogue at end. SCARCE. Neate 421. continua a leggere
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    • METHUEN, [1919]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece and plates, contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, free endpapers mildly browned; original green cloth, upper board lettered in blind, gilt back, backstrip dulled (but all gilt wholly legible), a very good, clean copy. Neate 7. continua a leggere
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    • UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, 1948
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, plates and maps; brown cloth, upper board blocked in blind, gilt back, top lightly spotted, backstrip a little dulled else a very good, bright, clean copy. A SMALL SLIP WITH AUTHOR'S SIGNATURE MOUNTED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Tilman led this small expedition which reached over 8000m. Neate 817. continua a leggere
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    • LIBRAIRIE FISCHBACHER, PARIS, 1886
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus, text in French, with frontispiece, plates and illustrations in the text, free endpapers browned, some light age-staining (mainly marginal) ; strongly bound in red buckram, gilt back, primrose endpapers, covers moderately age-soiled else a good, firm copy. continua a leggere
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    • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD, 1957
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, coloured and monochrome plates and double-page map, contemporary inscription on blank preliminary; red cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy. Scholarly examination of the controversy surroung the first ascent. Incudes detailed chronological history 1762-1854. Neate *120. continua a leggere
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    • ENEAS MACKAY, STIRLING, 1946
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece and plates; green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE. continua a leggere
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    • GASTONS-WEST COL, [READING], [1979]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, and illustrations and facsimiles in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. continua a leggere
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    • MILLS & BOON, [1937]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., Fourth Edition, with frontispiece, plates and route maps; brown cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in black, a near fine copy in unclipped dudstwrapper, the latter mildly age-soiled and rubbed at extremities. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Neate *4. continua a leggere
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    • ALLEN & UNWIN, 1955
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates (a number double-page) throughout; brown cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped, lightly frayed dustwrapper. continua a leggere
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    • T FISHER UNWIN, [1923]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, plates and maps, some mild spotting, free endpapers mildly browned, small contemporary signature on front free endpaper; blue cloth, upper board lettered in blind, gilt back, a bright, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • BLACKIE & SON, GLASGOW, 1957
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, title-vignette and illustrations in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. continua a leggere
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