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Image for Rufus Isaacs First Marquess of Reading , By His Son the Marquess of Reading 1914 - 1935

Rufus Isaacs First Marquess of Reading , By His Son the Marquess of Reading 1914 - 1935

By: N/A

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1945

Seller ID: 17er

Condition: Fair


the boards are worn and marked. ex-library copy with pockets, stamps and marks. tanning. soiled pages. well bound. fair copy.[S.K]Our orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

Image for A Handful of Memories: Rhodes Reminiscences 1923 - 2004

A Handful of Memories: Rhodes Reminiscences 1923 - 2004

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Rhodes University: 2007

Seller ID: agnd

Condition: Near Fine


This short collection of letters contributed by past students (96 pages) is in very good condition. The cover is fine and unmarked. The contents and pages are in near fine condition throughout. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Letter of passage from the French Legation in Brussels, 1897, signed by the ambassador: Marquis of Montholon

Letter of passage from the French Legation in Brussels, 1897, signed by the ambassador: Marquis of Montholon

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: 1897

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: anku

Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)A letter of passage from the French Legation in Belgium requesting all possibile assistance from the French customs officials to the named travellers. Dated: 26 fevrier 1897. Signed: Montholon (Charles-Jean-Tristan). Montholon was the son, by his mistress, of the disreputable general and close friend of Napoleon, Charles Tristan Montholon (he chose exile in St Helena with Napoleon). Template letter with heading [Legation de France en Belgique]. Names of the travellers, the date and annotations are in Montholon's hand. Franked [Legation de France a Bruxelles]. In sound good c... View more info

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Letter of passage from the French Legation in Athens to French customs dated 1902 - signed by Olivier d'Ormessoy

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: 1902

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: ankv

Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)Letter of passage from the Legation of the French Republic in Greece requesting of the utmost assistance of the French customs to the named traveller. Signed by the L'Envoye Extraordinaire et Ministre Plenipotentiaire de la Republique Francaise a Athene, Olivier d'Ormessoy (signature: d'Ormessoy). Template letter with heading ["Legation de la Republique Francaise en Grece]. The name of the traveller and the date [17 mai 1902] are handwritten (by d'Ormessoy?). Franked: Legation de France a Athenes - Republique Francaise. D'Oremessoy was appointed as Ambassador to Brussels... View more info

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Letter of passage from Embassy of France in London 1897 - signed Geoffray

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: 1897

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: ankx

Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)A letter of passage to the customs of France requesting assistance from the Embassy of the French Republique in London. Dated: 12 Janvier 1897. A letter template annotated and signed by the Charge 'affaire (Leon) Geoffray who, whilst in London, became convinced that a strong relationship between France and England should be formalised. It was his work on this that led to the Entente Cordiale. The letter is double folded. Franked: Ambassade de France a Londres - Republique Francais. The name of the traveller, the annotations and the destination customs offices (Calais and Par... View more info

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A Cornish Waif's Story

By: N/A

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Odhams: 1955

Seller ID: obbj

Condition: Fair


reprint. the jacket is worn, taped and torn. tanning. light marks. well bound. fair copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Great Minds of the 21st Century

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: American Biographical Institute Inc: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: atvq

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by Author(s)Complete - various paginations. In excellent condition throughout. The famous, sought-after South African painter, Bettie Cilliers-Barnard has inscribed the book for her son Wimcar on the frontispage. She has also indicated where to find her entry in the book. A solid, handsome volume. The back cover has marks from storage. Otherwise the book is in pristine condition. The contents are tight and bright. The pages clean, clear and very confident. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Living Legends 2005

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: International Biographical Centre, Cambridge: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: atvr

ISBN: 1903986176

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by Author(s)641 pages (complete). In excellent, pristine condition. Ownership inscription on the frontispage from Bettie Cilliers-Barnard - a much regarded and internationally known South African artist. She has also inscribed the title page to her daughter Jana (Cilliers), a very successful and internationally acclaimed actor. The cover is handsome and neat. There is some very mild storage marking. The pages are trimmed in gilt that gleams youthfully and healthily. The contents are fine and as if new throughout. A silken marker ribbon is attached. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped us... View more info

The Memoirs of Field-Marshall The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Collins: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: s141

Condition: Very Good


The boards are a bit rubbed, soiled and edgeworn but have suffered little loss. Some occasional light foxing and a signature; otherwise internally clean and tightly bound. The fbep is missing.Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd Fotobiografie / Pictoral Biography 1901 - 1966

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Vootrekkerpers Berperk:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 63cx

Condition: Good


undated,circa 1966.Afrikaans text with a few parts in English.limited edition, number 239 out of 400.jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit edgeworn.includes letter in Afrikaans from publishers.no inscriptions.well bound.good copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Porsche - The Cayman / Exclusive Cayman - Ultimate Personalisatioln

By: N/A

Price: $30.40

Publisher: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart: 2014

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: bcpn

Condition: Near Fine


Two books in the pack. Publisher band acts a binder. This is tidy and secure. The main book covers Cayman models. The second covers personalisation opportunities. Both books are complete and smart. They are secure and sure, clean, clear, bright, confident. Pleasing. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Cricket is my Life

By: N/A

Price: $27.55

Edition: 4th Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bgxa

Condition: Fair


The dust jacket is tanned, shelf rubbed, edge worn and torn. It is tape repaired on both sides. With cellophane though, it still rather look acceptable. The boards are still in a good condition, except for some age related marks. The pages are tanned and signs of foxing and other marks are visible throughout the text. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page and an author's inscription on the title page. Tightly bound and complete with 232 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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A Birthday Book

By: N/A

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Toc H: 1936

Seller ID: 61ji

Condition: Very Good


The boards are in an excellent condition although there are age related marks within the boards as well as on the front and back end pages. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 140 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Diary of Sgt. W. McMillan

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: The Coldstream Guards:

Seller ID: ossf

Condition: Near Fine


No edition. 36 pages. The wraps show the slightest evidence of edge wear, but remain otherwise bright, whole and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The stapled binding is sound. JKOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for A King's Story: The Memoirs of H.R.H. The Duke of Windsssss

A King's Story: The Memoirs of H.R.H. The Duke of Windsssss

By: N/A

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Cassell and Company Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32hp

Condition: Good


The dust jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn, chipped and price clipped. It will still look good in cellophane though. The boards are edge worn too. Internally clean and tightly bound. Age related marks are visible on the starting and ending pages. Complete with 440 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

To Forgive . But Not Forget: Maja's Story

By: Abramovitch, Maja

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Valentine Mitchell: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: lk47

ISBN: 085303432X

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are a bit shelf rubbed.Internally clean and tightly bound.EK.Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Goodbye, Twentieth Century: An Autobiography

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: $14.25

Publisher: United Kingdom: Pimlico: 2001

Seller ID: fa93

ISBN: 0712668292

Condition: Fine


The wraps are slightly rubbed and marked.Internally clean.Tightly bound.[R.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

A Strong Dose of Myself

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: chua

ISBN: 0091512603

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket as well as the boards are in a very good condition. The dust jacket though, is slightly shelf rubbed. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 220 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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All Under Heaven

By: Accone, Darryl

Price: $26.60

Publisher: David Philip Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3ih

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition and appear as new. Internally clean and tightly bound. There is an author's inscription on the front end page as well as another small previous owner's inscription. Complete with 283 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Hearing Grasshoppers Jump

By: Ackerman, Raymond & Prichard, Denise

Price: $8.55

Publisher: David Philip: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 392f

ISBN: 0864863829

Condition: Fine


The jacket is a bit rubbed. Internally clean and tightly bound. One inscription.Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info