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Tact

By: Becket, Jean

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The Studley Press, Inc: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38446

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in navy boards with gilt lettering has sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj sunned on backstrip and on board fore-edges. Front dj flap has a couple of vertical creases. 131 pp text is crisp and unmarked. A wonderful collection of short stories based on various human reactions to normal situations. View more info

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Memories De La Comtesse De Boigne Vol 1 1781-1814/ Vol 2 1815-1819

By: D'Osmond, Nee; D'Osmond, Nee; Comtesse De Boigne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: France, Plon-Nourrit et Cie, Imprimeurs Editeurs: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31843

Condition: Poor


1st editions, both volumes 1 & 2 , with front board detached or nearly so, backstrip missing on Vol 1 and detached, chipped and present on Vol 2. Texts tight and bright, Black leather on spines and corners of boards well worn and dry, blue marbled boards and endpapers, well illustrated with engravings. Tissue-guarded frontis, all there but not pretty. The personal writings of a 18th-19th century French Noble woman taken from her personal writings. Her papers (published in several volumes) throw many side-lights upon a long period extending from the reign of Louis XIV to the Revolution of 1848,... View more info

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Twixt Grass and Plough

By: Marson, T.B.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Sir Issac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12588

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with bright gilt titles, front board a bit bowed, text tight bright and unmarked. 138 pp. A solid, well bound book. The true account of one man's search for Charles James and country pursuits of the day sprinkled with snippets of clever prose and four hunt maps. The book opens with this simple but earnest prayer "The choice of their Heart's Desire, a short life in the saddle, Lord, Not long life by the fire". The chapter titles are: When Millionaires Fall Out Poor Men Come Into Their Own/ Frank Freeman and the Pytchley, The Badby Wood Hunt/ Tact/ A... View more info

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Twixt Grass and Plough

By: Marson, T.B.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Sir Issac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36615

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with bright gilt titles, tips remain fairly sharp, bit of fade on rear cover, text tight bright and unmarked. 138 pp without soil, writing or tears. The true account of one man's search for Charles James and country pursuits of the day sprinkled with snippets of clever prose and four hunt maps. The book opens with this simple but earnest prayer "The choice of their Heart's Desire, a short life in the saddle, Lord, Not long life by the fire". The chapter titles are: When Millionaires Fall Out Poor Men Come Into Their Own/ Frank Freeman and the Pytch... View more info