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1 The Whispering Gallery: Leaves from the Diary of an Ex-Diplomat

New York Boni & Liveright 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean light brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and gold lettering and title box on cover. Spine slightly faded. No surface wear or bumping. Small previous owner's name/date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with many beautiful portraits. 288 pgs. 014676

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The Silver Tarn, Adams, Katharine
2 The Silver Tarn
Adams, Katharine
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has small corner clip to front inside flap, no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of Mehitable Webster, a young New England girl and her life in school in the wilds of Yorkshire in Great Britain. 8vo. Fiction. 015282

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Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?, Angell, Norman
3 Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?
Angell, Norman
London Noel Douglas 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Spine is sun faded. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some intermittent foxing to pages. 190 pgs. This book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. 8 vo.. History. 011040

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Richard Bell's Britain, Bell, Richard
4 Richard Bell's Britain
Bell, Richard
London Book Club Associates 1981 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Two tiny bumps to bottom of front board, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pp. with index. Color illustrations throughout by the author. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful descriptions and drawings of nature from life of the British countryside. 019421

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The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948, BIlls, Scott L.
5 The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948
BIlls, Scott L.
Kent, Ohio/London The Kent State University Press 1997 0-87338-511-X / 9780873385114 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 209 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 012048

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6 Wallis and Edward: Letters 1931-1937 The Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Bloch, Michael
New York Summit Books 1986 0-671-61209-3 / 9780671612092 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean beige boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. Endpapers decorated with facsimiles of letters between the Duke and Duchess. No names or bookplates inside. Crisp, clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, but does have circular embossed (blind stamped) previous ownership insignia at bottom right corner of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004118

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Literary Lodgings, Borish, Elaine
7 Literary Lodgings
Borish, Elaine
London Constable and Company 1984 0-09-465180-9 / 9780094651807 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Dustjacket is not price clipped and is bright and clean, unchipped, no tears. 249 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author introduces the reader to the delights of nearly forty hotels in Britain which were once the haunts of famous writers and where the reader can now actually stay. 8vo. Travel/adventure. 014248

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Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774, Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
8 Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774
Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1959 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers, blue top-stained upper page edges. Small previous owner name and place in upper left corner of front fixed endpaper (beneath dust jacket flap). Illustrations and two fold-out maps (Edinburgh and London). 396 pages with index. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025069

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Cuts, Bradbury, Malcolm
9 Cuts
Bradbury, Malcolm
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Harper & Row 1987 0-06-015845-X / 9780060158453 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Tom Phillips, Illustrator 
Very clean palest gray boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 143 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Gift quality. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012293

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These English, Braden, Bernard
10 These English
Braden, Bernard
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John A. Hall, Illustrator 
First Canadian Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. Top and bottom spine edges very lightly bumped, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with illustrations by John A. Hall. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An adaptation of Bernard Braden's C.B.C. programs of similar title, and was the result of thousands of requests from radio listeners tha these broadcasts be put in permanent form. Mr. Braden visited England in the summer of 1947 where he obtained interviews with people prominent in the political, economic and social reconstruction of England. 5-1/2" x 8". Great Britain. 016961

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Elizabeth: A Biography of Britain's Queen, Bradford, Sarah
11 Elizabeth: A Biography of Britain's Queen
Bradford, Sarah
Farrar Straus & Giroux 1996 0374147493 / 9780374147495 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean white boards with unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No wear, binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with royal family tree. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 564 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023837

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12 Speak for England - An Oral History of England: 1900-1975 Based on Interviews with Inhabitants of Wigton, Cumberland
Bragg, Melvyn
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1977 0-394-40855-1 / 9780394408552 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Minus Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 499 pgs. illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1-1/2" closed tear and wrinkle at top edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Great Britain. 009915

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The Sword and the Miracle, Bragg, Melvyn
13 The Sword and the Miracle
Bragg, Melvyn
New York Random House 1997 0-375-50003-0 / 9780375500039 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Clean blue boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Sharp corners, no bumping, hint of slightest surface wear at spine base. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 541 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Acclaimed epic novel first published in Great Britain, set at the tumultuous dawn of Christianity in Britain and Ireland. Large 8vo. Fiction. 016289

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The English Farmhouse, Briggs, Martin S.
14 The English Farmhouse
Briggs, Martin S.
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 132 photographs and line drawings. 242 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History is written here in tiles and beams, stones and thatch...a wonderful book for any lover of the English countryside and its heritage. 026464

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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
15 Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began
Brittain, Sir Harry
London Hutchinson 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 222 pp. with fold-out map at rear of book ("The Navy's Colossal Task of Guarding British Merchant Ships at Sea"). Illustrated with 48 photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019961

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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
16 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

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A Churchill Reader - The Wit and Wisdom of Sir Winston Churchill, Churchill, Winston (Edited by Colin R. Coote)
17 A Churchill Reader - The Wit and Wisdom of Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill, Winston (Edited by Colin R. Coote)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1954 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Frontispiece photo portrait of Winston Churchill in the Cabinet Room on his seventy-ninth birthday. Constructed from his own sayings and writings and framed with an introduction by Colin R. Coote, with the collaboration of P. D. Bunyan. 414 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026675

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Sark Discovered: The Prospect of an Island, Clark, Leonard
18 Sark Discovered: The Prospect of an Island
Clark, Leonard
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1956 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean celery green cloth boarrds with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 81 pgs. with index. 16 pgs. of half-tone plates and a map. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in archival quality mylar cover. A really nice copy of this book about Sark, the smallest of the four main Channel Islands. 008055

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Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning, Clarke, Helen A.
19 Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning
Clarke, Helen A.
New York The Baker and Taylor Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with clean, unchipped color illustrated paste-on illustration on front cover. Slight wear to corners and edges at top and bottom of spine, corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription at top margin of front free endpaper. 448 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Literature. 014950

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The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London, Clunn, Harold P.
20 The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London
Clunn, Harold P.
London Spring Books New and Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright (one spot of soiling to margin of page 2). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black & white plates. 547 pgs. with index, ribbon page marker. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge, hint of wear at bottom spine edge. Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex and Surrey are the main counties here described to the traveller. In this edition the author's work has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new illustrations added. 7" x 10". Great Britain. 017023

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