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Famous Men being Biographical Sketches from Chambers's Miscellany.

By: N/A

Price: €6.00

Seller ID: NAUGHTON551031


London and Edinburgh: Chambers, nd. 12mo, decorative cloth gilt, with black and white illustrations. Good: covers rubbed, with a few light stains and wear at spine ends and corners; front hinges cracked; gift inscription; occasional stain in text. Subjects include: Lord Dundonald, George Stephenson, Lord Nelson, Louis Napoleon, Captain Cook, George Washington, Sir Walter Scott, Peter the Great, Christopher Columbus, John Howard, William Hutton, William Penn, James Watt, ... View more info

Gazi Mustafa Kemal. Ataturk. Founder of the Turkish Republic.

By: N/A

Price: €6.00

Publisher: 1961

Seller ID: NAUGHTON038401


Ankara: Turkish Ministry of Press Broadcasting and Tourism, 1961. 8vo, paper covers, 302 pages, illustrations and maps. Covers worn. View more info

Ifan Kyrle Fletcher. A Memorial Tribute.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: 1970

Seller ID: NAUGHTON499161


NP: The Society for Theatre Research, 1970. Wrappers, 34 pages including bibliography. Portrait frontispiece. Former owner's name. Very good. View more info

Life of General Gordon.

By: N/A

Price: €6.00

Seller ID: NAUGHTON401631


London: Walter Scott, nd. By the authors of 'Our Queen,' 'New World Heroes,' etc. Large 8vo, pictorial cloth gilt, all edges gilt, 468 pages. 62 illustrations of Asia, Africa, portraits, etc. Covers stained and faded, with wear at spine ends and corners; front hinges cracked; gift inscription. Text and illustrations very good. Heavy - may require extra postage. View more info

The Life of William of Wykeham.

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Price: €8.00

Seller ID: NAUGHTON404981


London: Burns and Oates,nd (circa 1891). Sm8vo, decorative cloth gilt, v,112 pages plus catalogue. Spine ends and corners a little rubbed; covers lightly soiled. Very good. View more info

The Martyrdom of an Empress.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: 1901

Seller ID: NAUGHTON416541


London and New York: Harper, 1901. 9th edition. 8vo, cloth, 287 pages. Portrait frontipiece of Empress Elizabeth. A reading copy. Heavy - may require extra postage. View more info

Mountbatten. Eighty years in pictures.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: 1979

Seller ID: NAUGHTON405241


London: Macmillan, 1979. 1st edition. ISBN 0333265580 Roy8vo, boards, 224 pages including index. Coloured frontispiece; black and white photographic illustrations; endpaper genealogical chart. Very good in very good dustwrapper. View more info

Uncensored Recollections.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: Eveleigh Nash & Grayson: 1924

Seller ID: NAUGHTON373751


London: Eveleigh Nash & Grayson, 1924. 8vo, cloth, 358 pages including index. Spine faded, rubbed and snagged; annotated with light marginal red dots; owner's name. Good. *Gossipy anecdotes about 19th century English, French and other personages and writers. View more info

Famous Welshmen.

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Price: €1.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press: 1953

Seller ID: NAUGHTON801486


Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1953. 12mo, wrappers, 141 pages. Very good, with lightly soiled and creased covers.Short biographies prepared by the Welsh Department of the Board of Education in co-operation with the University of Wales Press Board. View more info

Public Characters of 1801-1802.

By: N/A

Price: €18.00

Publisher: 1804

Seller ID: NAUGHTON801683


London: Richard Phillips, 1804. 2nd edition. 8vo, half-leather, marbled boards, 620 pages including index. Poor: covers rubbed and worn; front cover detached; no illustrations; title page damaged at middle of gutter; manuscript contents page. The text block is clean and tight. View more info

Public Characters of 1809-10.

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Price: €18.00

Publisher: 1809

Seller ID: NAUGHTON801681


London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1809. 8vo, half-leather, viii,604 pages including index. One plate with two portraits. Poor: missing most of spine; front cover detached; boards rubbed and worn; lacks frontispiece; text browned; hinges cracked at 602/603. View more info

Eminent Persons. Biographies Reprinted from The Times. Volume I. 1870-1875.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1892

Seller ID: NAUGHTON803248


London: Macmillan, 1892. 12mo, cloth, 310 pages. Good: spine faded; pencil name. View more info

Eminent Persons. Biographies Reprinted from The Times. Volume III. 1882-1886.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1893

Seller ID: NAUGHTON803263


London: Macmillan, 1893. 12mo, cloth gilt, 311 pages. Good: covers stained; corners bumped and worn; spine sunned, with snag at top. View more info

Eminent Persons. Biographies Reprinted from The Times. Volume II. 1876-1881.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1893

Seller ID: NAUGHTON803262


London: Macmillan, 1893. 12mo, cloth gilt, vi,353 pages. Good: spine sunned, with 1 cm split at top of back joint; one corner worn; pencil name; occasional foxing; closed tear in half-title. View more info

Biography of Self-Taught Men.

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Price: €6.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1869

Seller ID: NAUGHTON803258


London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1869. 16mo, blind-stamped cloth, spine gilt, 288 pages. Illustrated. Good: spine ends and tips of corners worn; former owner's name; a few turned corners. View more info

Romania. (Background Pamphlets on Monarchies). Papers published in the magazine Royalty Digest 1992-98 and two original lectures with a genealogical table and bibliography.

By: N/A

Price: €10.00

Publisher: Royalty Digest:

Seller ID: NAUGHTON809215


Ticehurst: Royalty Digest, undated. 8vo, paperback, 72 pages. Frontispiece. Very good. View more info

Good-Bye for the Present.

By: ACLAND, ELEANOR

Price: €1.00

Publisher: 1937

Seller ID: NAUGHTON433351


London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1937. 6th edition. Introduction by Professor George Trevelyan. The Story of Two Childhoods. 12mo, cloth, 318 pages. Former owner's details; occasional foxing; otherwise very good. View more info

Life of Lord Lloyd.

By: ADAM, COLIN FORBES

Price: €6.00

Publisher: 1948

Seller ID: NAUGHTON432751


London: Macmillan, 1948. 8vo, cloth, x,318 pages including index. Photo illustrations. Good: ex-library; covers rubbed; spine faded; former owner's plate and name; front hinges cracked. View more info

Worthy Dr Fuller.

By: ADDISON, WILLIAM

Price: €6.00

Publisher: 1951

Seller ID: NAUGHTON401651


London: Dent, 1951. 1st edition. 8vo, boards, xxii,298 pages. Chronological table, alphabet of Fullerisms, Pedigree of Davenant and Fuller, Bibliography, Index. Illustrated. Former owner's name; otherwise very good in very good dustwrapper. View more info

Porridge and Passion.

By: AITKEN, JONATHAN

Price: €8.00

Publisher: Continuum: 2005

Seller ID: NAUGHTON809088


London: Continuum, 2005. 1st edition. ISBN:0826476309 8vo, boards, 255 pages including notes and index. Very good in very good dustwrapper.'In this sequel to his bestselling autobiography 'Pride and Perjery', Jonathan Aitken tells the story of his prison sentence and his re-entry into the world of freedom.' View more info