A Steady Trade is the story of a childhood in Whales and a boyhood on the arduous sail-in-trade of Northern Europe before World War II. It is a charming, nostalgic reminiscence of a lost world, a childhood in a Welsh countryside still in the 19th century, of a ... read more
1982. First edition. A near fine copy in a very good, unclipped d/w.
1978. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light spotting to the top edge. The d/w is fine.
Janet Dickinson, 2000. First edition. A near fine copy which has been SIGNED by the author.
|Author:||Kirsty Sword Gusmao|
As a young student visiting East Timor in the early 1990s, Kirsty Sword found herself deeply moved by the people she met and the stories she heard, and before long she found herself a passionate advocate of Timorese indepen... read more
2005. A very good copy.
'People who truly live in the outback listen to it. What they hear, I do not know ...What the country says is beyond words.' In the early 1950s, Australia was riding on the sheep's back and no-one doubted the wisdom of making a life in the wool industry, certainly not sixte... read more
2012. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy.
1995. First edition, first printing. A very good copy in a good d/w.
The bizarre and fascinating story of Alexander Cruden, who single-handedly compiled the monumental dictionary/index/gazetteer to the Bible, Cruden s Concordance still going strong 260 years later.Cruden's Concordance to the Bible was a monumental achievement; at 2.5 mi... read more
2004. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w. This copy presents as brand new.
1923. First edition. A very good copy in beige cloth boards with navy lettering to the spine. Bumping to the corners. Age tanning to the edges of the text block and endpapers and a school presentation inscription to the front free endpaper. The hinges are weakened but holding well.
F W Cheshire, 1960. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light browning to the top edge. The d/w is unclipped and very good.
RARE AND COLLECTIBLE
1974/1977. First editions. A 2 volume set with both volumes in near fine condition and only marked by slight leans to the spine and previous owner bookplates to the front pastedown. The d/w's are both unclipped and fine. Scans available if required.
|Author:||THE EARL OF LYTTON|
1947. Reprint. A very good copy with tanned pages. No d/w.