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Worm Forgives the Plough: Book 1 While Following the Plough Book II Down to Earth

By: Collis, John S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin Modern Classics: 1988

Seller ID: 020690

ISBN: 0140106014

Condition: Very Good


A gently read copy with age tanned pages, PO name. "Both a remarkable account of working on the land during the Second World War and a series of reflections on the intricate patterns and connections to be found in the humblest of natural things. The Worm Forgives the Plough is the fusion of a scientific and poetic vision that has rarely been equalled." View more info

A Play of Passion: Life of Sir Walter Raleigh

By: Coote, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1993

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027159

ISBN: 0333557417

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked apparently unread book in "gift quality"condition." As an explorer, pirate, lover, poet, courtier, philosopher and political prisoner, he is a man of timeless fascination - a hero at once glamorous and tragic." View more info

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How to live Like an Italian : A User's Guide to La Dolce Vita

By: Coppolaro-Nowell, Annalisa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Portico: 2008

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 024286

ISBN: 1906032335

Condition: As New


"With verve and insight, she shows us how we too can share in the Italian art of living well." View more info

Arnie, the Darling Starling

By: Corbo, Margarete Sigl; Barras, Diane Marie

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 011935

ISBN: 0860512754

Condition: Very Good


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Lessons in Letting Go: Confessions of a Hoarder

By: Corinne Grant

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029258

ISBN: 1741753422

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with sl. shelfwear to wraps. "An honest, moving and often uproariously funny memoir of the year in which Corinne Grant decides to do something about her hoarding. From every scrunchie she's ever owned, to every pencil case and magazine, it's time for it all to go. Problem is, getting rid of the stuff turns out to be much harder than she initially thought." View more info

Hitler's Generals

By: Correlli Barnett (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Weidenfeld: 1989

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 030693

ISBN: 1555841619

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, spine sl. concave, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges with some small marks. View more info

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Take 40 Fresh Crayfish

By: Coulton, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Africa, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026493

ISBN: 0143024507

Condition: Nr. Fine


An as new, unmarked copy. "John Coulton explores the sensuality of food and cooking, takng us on a seductive journey through childhood, travels View more info

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Relish : the extraordinary life of Alexis Soyer Victorian Celebrity Chef

By: Cowen, Ruth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2006

Seller ID: 028008

ISBN: 0753821966

Condition: Nr. Fine


"Before Ramsay, Rhodes or Oliver there was Alexis Soyer: best-selling author, entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, secret bigamist and colleague of Florence Nightingale." A very good unmarked copy. View more info

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Visiting Picasso : The Notebooks And Letters of Roland Penrose

By: Cowling, Elizabeth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 2006

Seller ID: 025294

ISBN: 0500512930

Condition: Brand New


A brand new copy protected in publisher's original shrinkwrap. " Fascinated by the spectacle, relishing the intrigues and offering an exceptionally well-informed appreciation of Picasso's art, Penrose makes the perfect observer - a Samuel Pepys at the court of King Pablo." View more info

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Mercator : The Man Who Mapped the Planet

By: Crane, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House: 2003

Seller ID: 013636

ISBN: 075381692x

Condition: Nr. Fine


Pages lightly tanned, no other apparent defects. View more info

In Memoriam : Letters and Poems of Richard Crawley

By: Crawley, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Printed for Private Circulation:

Edition: Presumably First and Only Edition

Seller ID: 029912

Condition: Good


Richard Crawley (1840-1893) was a Welsh writer and academic best known for his translation of Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War. This volume was printed by the desire of a small group of relatives and fiends as a tribute to his memory. No date of publication shown. Pale green boards, gilt title remains bright, endpapers tanned, `foxing to prelims and fore-edges, B & W frontis remains clear. View more info

The Last of Spring

By: Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029128

Condition: Good


Some wear to red cloth boards but gilt title to spine remains bright. Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges red, others tanned. D/W price-clipped, edgeworn, loss to spine tail, insect activity to flap folds, but the lovely illustration by Biro is worth preserving. View more info

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Traitors and Turncoats : Twenty Tales of Treason from Judas Iscariot to Burgess, Philby and Maclean

By: Crofton, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2009

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028983

ISBN: 1848660111

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked "gift quality" b ook View more info

British Writers of the Thirties

By: Cunningham, Valentine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 021457

ISBN: 0192826557

Condition: Very Good


Diagonal crease lower right corner front panel, no creasing to spine, tape marks to prelims otherwise internally unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

Secular Who's Who : A biographical directory of Freethinkers, Secularists, Rationalists, Humanists and others involved in Australia's Secular Movement from 1850 onwards.

By: Dahlitz, Ray

Price: $25.00

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 020292

Condition: Near Fine


No publication date, C. 1990s. View more info

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Collingwood : a love Story

By: Daley, Paul (compiled and Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Victory Books (Melbourne University Press): 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030672

ISBN: 0522858805

Condition: Brand New - Fine


"A multi-generational saga of football, love, war, forgiveness and identity." An unmarked brand new copy. View more info

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Charmed Life : The Phenomenal World of Philip Sassoon

By: Damian Collins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 2016

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 030775

ISBN: 0008127603

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in "gift quality" condition. "Damien Collins explores the life of a man at the heart of society during the height of British global power, described by Noel Coward as a 'phenomenon that would never recur'." View more info

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Muhammad Ali Handbook

By: Dave Zirin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, M Q Publications: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030343

ISBN: 1846011558

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Was: A Pastime from Time Past

By: David Daiches

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1975

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030095

ISBN: 0500011265

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, last fep with top corner cut away. View more info

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The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling

By: David Gilmour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 030467

ISBN: 0374187029

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, small remainder dot to lower fore-edges, front board with a small mark also but, obviously, covered by a very good, unclipped dust jacket. View more info