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The Heart of London

By: Morton, H.V.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1937

Edition: nineteenth edition

Seller ID: 14836

Condition: Good


Hardback, 174mm x 108mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, nineteenth edition, x prelims, 208pp. Good/NoWrapper. Exterior clean with a few small marks, block edges have some foxing, bottom edge ragged, differential fading to endpapers, clean overall. Later edition of Morton's classic 1925 collection of anecdotal sketches which reveal the character of London very much like his similar "Spell of London." Catalogue: London. Keywords: Thames, capital, Westminste... View more info

In Scotland Again

By: Morton, H.V.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1941

Edition: seventh edition

Seller ID: 16752

Condition: Good


Hardback, 190mm x 124mm grey cloth boards, black titles, seventh edition, xiii prelims, 415+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Good/Fair. Book is a wartime production which has some wear from handling, block edges grubby with some foxing, pages and plates clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and grubby from handling with some creasing and chipping, some light small stains also. Morton's second tour of Scotland is another delightful en... View more info

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Atlantic Meeting - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter

By: Morton, H.V.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1943

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 4392

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 160pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/Fair. Wartime production. Spine and boards bumped and faded at edges. Block edges foxed, but pages clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) is a little darkened, with shelfwear, chipping and some small loss to corners, and top of spine. Second 1943 edition of account of a significant episode of WW2, recalled by a writer who travelled with Churchill ... View more info

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H.V. Morton's London

By: Morton, H.V.

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1945

Edition: twelfth edition

Seller ID: 17489

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 19cm x 13cm maroon cloth boards, white titles, twelfth edition, xiv prelims, 436+pp. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Less than good. Book is a wartime production, corners bumped, block edges worn and grubby, pages clean if a little darkened by age. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped with loss at three corners. Omnibus edition of three volumes of London essays by Morton originally published in 1925-26 as "The Heart of London," "The Spe... View more info

The Spell of London

By: Morton, H.V.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1937

Edition: fourteenth edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 14835

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 174mm x 108mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, fourteenth edition, x prelims, 213pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Exterior clean with a few small marks, block edges ragged with some foxing, latter also to some pages proper. Later edition of Morton's classic 1926 collection of anecdotal sketches which reveal the character of the imperial capital city as it was. Catalogue: London. Keywords: Thames, city, bridge, Piccadilly View more info