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Image for The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince

The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince from contemporary letters, diaries and chronicles including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince

By: Barber, Richard (ed)

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1979

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17462

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 228mm x 147mm red cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 139+pp. Colour illustrations.Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is in very good condition in a grey slipcase which has some wear from handling. Attractive FS account of the deeds of a famous 14th century Engish warrior prince, with eight colour plates of contemporary illuminations. Catalogue: Folio Society. Keywords: Normandy, Crecy, Wingfield, Chandos View more info

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Stoneleigh Abbey - The House, Its Owners, Its Lands

By: Bearman, Robert (ed)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh Abbey Linited: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11661

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 244mm x 177mm , 290pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is still tight, clean and square. Fold-out plans at end of book still crisp. Owner sticker on opening page. Impressively produced and superbly researched guide to a historic Warwickshire building. Catalogue: Local Topography. Keywords: Leigh, monastery, Cistercian, Chandos View more info

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The Memoirs of Lord Chandos

By: Lyttelton (P.C. D.S.O, M.C., LL D), Oliver

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1962

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8410

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 221mm x 146mm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , xvi prelims, 446pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new and has been read but still tight and clean save for a little dusting to top block edge, fading at ends of spine. Dustwrapper is clean with a notable absence of wear, given age. Memoirs of Viscount Chandos - war hero, industrialist and senior politician. Catalogue: Political Biography. Keywords: Chandos, Eton, war... View more info

An Eye for a Tooth

By: Yate, Dornford

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 1950

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17520

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 198mm x 126mm grey cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 11th impression, , 251pp. plus advertisments,Good +/NoWrapper. Book is ex-libris with inscribed sticker on front endpaper. Light wear from handling, clean overall. Dustwrapper has some wear to edges and also a little rippled in places but still presentable. A 1943 Chandos novel which offers an "ingenious" opening, a "sensational" middle portion and a "climax worthy of Mr. Yates.... View more info

She Fell Among Thieves

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 1949

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17523

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 189mm x 126mm red cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 13th impression, , 320pp. Good +/Good +. Book is ex-libris with inscribed sticker on front endpaper. Corners bumped, some blotchy fading to front board, block edges worn but clean overall. Dustwraper has light wear from handling, a little foxing to rear, corners frayed, spine colour faded, still presentable overall. Later print of popular "Chandos" thriller novel first published in 1935. Catal... View more info

Gale Warning

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 1949

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17519

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 198mm x 126mm grey cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 9th impression, , 313pp. plus advertisments,Good +/NoWrapper. Book is ex-libris with inscribed sticker on front endpaper. Light wear from handling, clean overall. Dustwrapper has some wear to edges and also a little rippled in places but still presentable. A 1939 Yates novel which offers "refreshing entertainment from first to last with the spice of adventure and not a touch of the morbid."... View more info