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Historical Records of the 18th (Service) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers (Pioneers)


first edition inscribed by author 211pp ills.[b/w w.4x folding maps at rear] VG- (burgundy cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and sl.wear to extrems.,author's warm inscr.to ffep - W.F.Shakespear from his affectionate cousin John Shakespear Alexandra Court Maida Vale ** October 1920 - eps and content edges sl.foxed/soiled,some sl.foxing to maps w.some wear and chipping to folded edges but all are complete) unique association copy of this scarce first edition privately published book - scans available on request

PUBLISHER: printed for private distribution newcastle-on-tyne 1920

KEYWORDS: military history northumberland fusiliers john shakespear signed


Honour the Light Brigade


first edition SIGNED and inscribed by editor [Wynn] 320pp+ills.[b/w] NF (blue cloth,editor's inscr.to ffep,eps v.sl.foxed) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: hayward london 1973

KEYWORDS: military history light brigade william murrell lummis kenneth wynn signed


Malayan Pioneers


first edition inscribed by author [Hawkins] [malayan biographies series number two] 91pp VG (in wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,author's inscr.to half-title)

PUBLISHER: eastern universities press singapore 1958

KEYWORDS: malayan pioneers history geography hawkins signed


Birds Flying


first edition inscribed by author 62pp VG+ (blue cloth,sl.soiling and bumps to extrems.,author's inscr.to fellow NZ author Peggy Dunstan on ffep,content edges sl.foxed) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1973

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry new zealand signed alistair paterson


The Great Australian Snake Exchange


first edition inscribed by author 178pp NF (green cloth,author's inscr.to title page to NZ authors Jim Henderson and Peggy Dunstan) in NF d/w (v.sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson richmond 1978

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature signed duncan ball


The Johnsons of Maiden Lane


first edition inscribed by author 180pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (blue cloth,folding family trees to eps,author's inscr.to half-title,content edges sl.foxed) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,browned spine,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: martins london 1964

KEYWORDS: history london johnsons donald mcdonald signed biography


Manitoba Milestones


first edition signed by author 249pp ills.[b/w w.col.frontis.] VG+ (green cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,eps and content edges sl.foxed,author's sign.to title) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.w.external tape repairs to head/foot of spine)

PUBLISHER: dent london 1928

KEYWORDS: manitoba history geography canada margaret mcwilliams signed


Historic Fife


first edition inscribed by author's wife 192pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,dealer's label to ffep,author's wife's [Dora Knight] inscr.to title page [author died before the book was published] ) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,spine and hinge area sunned,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: melven press perth 1982

KEYWORDS: scotland fife history geography duncan fraser dora knight signed


Dublin in Bloomtime The City James Joyce Knew


first edition [author typed letter signed loosely inserted] 85pp ills.[b/w] NF (green cloth,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed,typed letter from author loosely inserted) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: angus & robertson london 1969

KEYWORDS: geography history dublin cyril pearl james joyce signed


Memorials of the Earls of Haddington [2 vols.]


first edition signed by the author numbered/limited [30/150] [presented by The Earl of Haddington to The Marquis of Salisbury] 2 vols.lxiv+387pp/liv+392pp ills.[b/w] VG (red cloth w.red leather spines,gilt ruled borders w.gilt crest stamped to top boards,top board of vol.2 detached but present,split to full length of lower hinge on vol.1.,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.incl.hinges,presentation bookplate to front pastedown is signed by author and numbered,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed/soiled,stamp of Hatfield House Library to title page both vols.,spines cracked but generally tight) unique set presented to the Marquis of Salisbury by the Earl of Haddington - scans available on request

PUBLISHER: [np] edinburgh 1889

KEYWORDS: biography history genealogy haddington william fraser signed marquis salisbury


Historical Records of the Family of Leslie from 1067 to 1868-9 [3 vols.]


first edition [a.l.s.by author's son tipped-in] 3 vols.188/239/681pp VG (blue cloth w.gilt dec.stamp to top boards,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's bookplate to front pastedown of vol.1.,owner's inscr.to ffep verso of all vols.,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed,a.l.s. by author's son tipped-in to preface page dated 1883)

PUBLISHER: edmonston and douglas edinburgh 1869

KEYWORDS: history biography genealogy colonel leslie signed


The Reades of Blackwood Hill in the Parish of Horton Staffordshire A Record of Their Descendants: With a Full Account of Dr.Johnson's Ancestry His Kinsfolk and Family Connexions


first edition inscribed by author limited edition [350 copies] xx+283pp+pedigrees+xlii ills.[b/w] VG+ (green cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's bookplate to front pastedown w.another owner's bookplate and inscr.to ffep,a third bookplate to ffep verso along with the remains of a handwritten signed note from the author pasted down,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed) scarce; heavy folio item

PUBLISHER: privately printed for the author by spottiswoode london 1906

KEYWORDS: history biography genealogy aleyn lyell reade blackwood horton staffordshire dr johnson signed


The Annals of the Addington Family


first edition inscribed by author 191pp ills.[b/w w.folding chart] VG+ (red cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,sunned spine,publisher's label and author's inscr.to ffep)

PUBLISHER: warren wykeham press winchester [1959]

KEYWORDS: history biography genealogy addington family belfield signed warren


The Abbey of S.Mary Newbottle


third edition inscribed by author 376pp VG- (cream cloth w.gilt stamp to top board,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.hole to upper hinge,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.and dealer's label to front pastedown,author's inscr.to ffep,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed,spine cracked)

PUBLISHER: george lewis selkirk 1908

KEYWORDS: history theology newbottle abbey carrick signed


More Poems from the Irish


first edition signed by author 64pp VG+ (grey paper boards w.grey cloth spine,v.sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's inscr.to front pastedown and ffep,author's sign.to title,eps sl.foxed) in VG- d/w (rubbed and stained/foxed,sl.wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: hodges figgis dublin 1945

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry ireland history signed earl longford


The Lawyers


second edition inscribed by author 353pp F (red cloth,author's inscr.to half-title) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled)

PUBLISHER: wildy london 1976

KEYWORDS: history law signed timothy daniell


Chasing Summer Journal from a Global Motorcycle Journey


first edition signed by author unpaginated ills.[col.] F (beige cloth w.col.plate to top board,author's sign.to ffep)

PUBLISHER: bird press bondi beach [nd]

KEYWORDS: arts travel ingvar kenne paul theroux motorcycle signed


The Book of Banbury


first edition signed by author 148pp ills.[b/w] NF (olive cloth,author's sign.to title page,sl.cocked) in NF d/w (sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: barracuda books chesham 1975

KEYWORDS: history geography banbury christine bloxham signed


Monuments of Another Age The City of London Churches


first edition signed by both authors 128pp ills.[b/w photographs] NF (brown cloth,v.sl.wear to extrems.,sign.of both authors to title page) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear to extrems.w.external/internal tape repairs,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: quartet books london 1975

KEYWORDS: history architecture arts london churches quantrill signed


My Life


first edition inscribed by author 358pp [b/w frontis.portrait] VG- (red cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,author's inscr.to ffep,prelims.and content edges mod.foxed w.some sl.foxing to contents)

PUBLISHER: hodder and stoughton london 1911

KEYWORDS: history biography theology william mair signed

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