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MAIDEN by Tracy Edwards and Tim Madge.

Hardcover First Edition in black hardcovers with original dustcover (not price clipped).

Dimensions: 25.5cm x 20.5cm approx. "The inspiring story of how Tracy Edwards, a modest 27-year-old, took a yacht and the first all-female crew ever to race around the globe through storms and savage seas."

224 pages with numerous colour and black and white photographs. Inscription by the author to rear of first title page reads "To John from Tracy Edwards."

Condition: Dustcover very good and not price clipped with just some minor wear and a very small dent to the front cover. Hardcovers also very good with just a couple of minor marks. Internal pages very good with just some minor yellowing to page edges. Binding tight.

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LIVING DANGEROUSLY by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. Signed. 1994.

Published by Macmillan, London in 1994. Inscription to title page reads: "For John, Best wishes, Ranulph Fiennes. 1997". Dimensions: 25.5cm x 20cm approx.

The incredible autobiography of the equally amazing man!

358 pages with numerous black and white and colour photographs.

Condition: Dustcover is unclipped and in generally good condition - has a damp stain to the rear of the front cover which is not visible externally. Hardcovers good with similar damp stain to front cover. Internal pages very good with a slight stain to extreme page edges (only visible when viewed face-on with book closed). Binding tight. A nice copy.

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"THE GREAT BUCCANEER: Being the Life, Death and Extraordinary Adventures of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer and Governor General of Jamaica." by Philip Lindsay.

Hardvover First Edition in blue hardcovers with original dustcover (price clipped), published by Peter Nevill, Ltd, London in 1950. Dimensions: 22cm x 14.5cm approx.

305 pages with a number of black and white plates.

Condition: Dustcover has some loss and damage to top of spine and top front corners and is price clipped. Hardcovers have some wear/fading. Frontispiece loose. Internal pages good with some yellowing. Binding tight.

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"WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE - His Life and Times." by Lewis Apjohn. c. 1899.

Hardcover "New and Revised" Edition in decorated blue cloth covers, published by Walter Scott, Ltd, London. The volume is undated but, a presentation bookplate to the front paste-down is dated 1899. Dimensions: 21cm x 15cm approx.

An interesting biography of one of the 19th Century's most eminent politicians.

372 pages plus publishers advertisements. Includes a number of black and white illustrations.

Condition: Fair. Hardcovers have some rubbing/fading/wear (particularly to top and bottom of spine). Corners lightly bumped. Internal pages good with just some very light foxing/yellowing. Binding tight.

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"SIEGFRIED'S JOURNEY 1916-1920. by Siegfried Sassoon. 1945.

Hardcover First Edition in pink hardcover, published by Faber and Faber, Ltd, London in 1945. Dimensions: 20.5cm x 14cm approx.

A fascinating account of "war poet" Sassoon's life between 1916 and 1920.

224 pages with black and white frontispiece portrait of Sassoon.

Condition:  Some wear/rubbing marking to hardcovers. Bookplate for Martin Booth to front pastedown and neat inscription to front free endpaper. Internal pages good but with some yellowing and foxing to extreme page edges. Binding tight.

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"FOURTEEN ENGLISH JUDGES." by The Right Hon. The Earl of Birkenhead. 1926.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth covers, published by Cassell and Company, Ltd, London in 1926. Dimensions: 24cm x 16.5cm approx.

A selection of biographical and critical sketches that were first published in "Empire Review". Judges included are: Francis Bacon, Sir Edward Coke, Sir Matthew Hale, "Judge" Jeffreys, Sir John Holt, Lord Chancellor Somers, The Earl of Hardwicke, The Earl of Mansfield, Sir William Blackstone, The Earl of Eldon, Lord Westbury, Earl Cairns, Sir James Fitzlames Stephen, and The Earl of Halsbury.

383 pages with 15 half-tone plates.

Condition:  Fair. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges (front hinge almost broken). Internal pages good with slight yellowing and a few minor marks. Binding quite tight.

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"ELLEN TERRY AND HER SISTERS" by T. Edgar Pemberton. 1902.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth covers, published by C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd, London in 1902. Dimensions: 22.5cm x 15.5cm approx.

A comprehensive biography of this extremely famous actress.

314 pages with 20 black and white plates plus publishers advertisements.

Condition: Reasonably Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. Some wear/rubbing/fading to hardcovers as well as some shelf wear. Spine cracked at front hinge. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"MARCEL PROUST" 2 Vols. By George D. Painter. 1966/67.

2 x Hardcover volumes with original dustcovers, published by Chatto & Windus, London in 1966 and 1967 respectively. Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx.

A detailed and comprehensive biography of this important French writer, complete in two volumes.

Volume I = 351 pages, volume II = 424 pages. Both volumes contain a number of black and white plates.

Condition:  Dustcovers have a fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading and some damage. Hardcover of volume I has some damp marking. Internal pages good. Bindings tight. Good reading copies.

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