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Diaries, letters & journals

Hardcover. Num Pages: 736 pages, 2 plate sections of 8 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 262 x 61. Weight in Grams: 1284. Very good copy in fine dustwrapper.First edition signed by the author
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Profile Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303432
ISBN
9781781256497

€ 65.00

Hardcover. At the outset of his career Ted Hughes described letter writing as 'excellent training for conversation with the world', and he was to become a prolific master of this art which combines writing and talking. This selection documents the course of a life at once resolutely private but intensely attuned to other lives. Editor(s): Reid, Christopher. Num Pages: 784 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 166 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1025. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper. First edition
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Main
SKU
KEX0303688
ISBN
9780571221387

€ 35.00

Hardcover. Philip Larkin met Monica Jones at University College Leicester in autumn 1946, when they were both 24, he was the newly-appointed assistant librarian and she was an English lecturer. This title consists of nearly 2000 letters, postcards and telegrams, which chronicle various aspects of Larkin's life and the convolutions of their relationship. Editor(s): Thwaite, Anthony. Num Pages: 496 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BJ; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 166 x 43. Weight in Grams: 770. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper. First edition
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303689
ISBN
9780571239092

€ 35.00

Paperback. Charts the author's experiences on the front-line at Ypres from late October 1914 to the centenary of Waterloo in June 1915. This title describes a battlefield a world away from what he and any of his comrades had experienced before. It explains the bewildering pace of technological change as weapons such as gas and hand grenades entered the fray. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDB; 3JJF; BJ; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 126 x 24. Weight in Grams: 324.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455792
ISBN
9780752455792

€ 16.51

Hardcover. Part of a series which covers the eight precedent-setting years of Washington's presidency and his brief retirement. Volume three covers most of the summer of 1789 and focuses on the problems facing the new administration. Series: Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series. Num Pages: 625 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1166.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Number of pages
625
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813912103
ISBN
9780813912103

€ 123.59

Hardcover. Part of a series presenting public papers either written by George Washington or presented to him during both of his administrations. Volume 4 covers the autumn and early winter of 1789-90 and focuses on the problems facing the new administration. Series: Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series. Num Pages: 627 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 46. Weight in Grams: 1166.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Number of pages
627
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813914077
ISBN
9780813914077

€ 123.59

Hardcover. During the period of this third volume of the "Secretary of State" series, Madison was concerned with ongoing problems in foreign policy, particularly US relations with the European powers. Diplomatic letters describe his efforts to defend American commercial rights. Num Pages: 608 pages, annotations, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 55. Weight in Grams: 1406.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
annotated ed
Number of pages
608
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813915418
ISBN
9780813915418

€ 125.03

Hardcover. Beginning with Madison's return to Washington from Montpelier, this fourth volume in the "Secretary of State" series ends with the acquisition of Louisiana by the United States. The letters show Madison's response to the "Louisiana Crisis" as it happened and annotation aids understanding of events. Editor(s): Stagg, J. C. A.; Cross, Jeanne Kerr; Perdue, Susan Holbrook; Barber, Ellen J. Num Pages: 720 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 152 x 59. Weight in Grams: 1483.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
Annotated
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813917474
ISBN
9780813917474

€ 123.59

Hardcover. This volume covers March-September of 1791, when Washington completed a tour of the southern states. On tour and when he returned to the capital, the heads of executive departments regularly reported to him about affairs of state, whilst friends and foreign correspondents sent news from Europe. Series: Presidential Series. Num Pages: 632 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1089.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Number of pages
632
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813918105
ISBN
9780813918105

€ 123.59

Hardcover. The tenth volume of the revolutionary war papers of George Washington. It opens with Washington headquartered at the Continental army's encampment at Middlebrook, New Jersey. From this vantage point Washington could survey the country between Perth Amboy and New Brunswick. Series: Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series. Num Pages: 768 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 52. Weight in Grams: 1247.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
768
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813919010
ISBN
9780813919010

€ 123.59

Hardcover. This is the ninth volume of George Washington's presidential papers, covering the period September 1791 to February 1792. Over 40 letters concern the problems arising from Pierre L'Enfant's high-handedness as designer of the Federal City. Series: Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 159 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1134.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Number of pages
672
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813919225
ISBN
9780813919225

€ 123.59

Hardcover. This is the 11th part in a series of volumes containing the papers of George Washington. This particular volume contains correspondence, orders and other documents from August to October 1777, one of the most militarily active periods of America's Revolutionary War. Series: Papers of George Washington. Num Pages: 730 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1197.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
730
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813920269
ISBN
9780813920269

€ 115.23

Hardcover. Volume 12 of this series documents Washington's unsuccessful efforts to capitalize on the American victory at Saratoga and his decision to encamp the Continental army for the winter at Valley Forge. Series: Revolutionary War series: October-December 1777. Num Pages: 768 pages, 1 map, 1 port. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 55. Weight in Grams: 1361.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
768
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813920771
ISBN
9780813920771

€ 123.59

Hardcover. Volume 10 of the "Presidential Series" continues the fourth chronological series of "The Papers of George Washington". In the period covered by this volume, the spring and summer of 1792, George Washington was busy dealing with a host of foreign and domestic issues. Series: Presidential Series. Num Pages: 736 pages, 1 Illustrations, 1 port. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1197.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Number of pages
736
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813921013
ISBN
9780813921013

€ 123.59

Hardcover. Volume 12 of the "Presidential Series" continues the fourth chronological series of "The Papers of George Washington". This series includes the public papers written by or presented to Washington during his two administrations. Editor(s): Chase, Philander D. Num Pages: 800 pages, 1ill.2M. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1202.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
800
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813923147
ISBN
9780813923147

€ 123.59

Hardcover. Talks about the myriad military and political matters with which Washington dealt during the long war for American independence. This book documents a time of unusual optimism for Washington and his army. It tells how following the victory at the Battle of Monmouth, he received the welcome news that a French fleet had arrived in American waters. Series: Revolutionery War S. Num Pages: 800 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1197.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
800
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813925790
ISBN
9780813925790

€ 123.59

Hardcover. Describes how Washington moved his army north from White Plains, New York, into new positions that ran from West Point to Danbury, Connecticut. His purpose in doing so was threefold: to protect his army, to protect the strategically important Hudson highlands, and to shore up the equally vital French fleet anchored at Boston. Editor(s): Chase, Philander D. Series: Revolutionary War Series. Num Pages: 784 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 52. Weight in Grams: 1220.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Number of pages
784
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813926841
ISBN
9780813926841

€ 123.59

Hardcover. Covers the period 1 November 1778 through 14 January 1779. This title begins with George Washington at Fredericksburg, New York, watching New York City for signs that the British were about to evacuate North America. The British had different intentions, however, dispatching the first of several amphibious expeditions to invade the Deep South. Editor(s): Lengel, Edward G. Series: Revolutionary War Series. Num Pages: 784 pages, maps, frontispiece. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1197.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
784
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813927213
ISBN
9780813927213

€ 123.59

Hardcover. The letters (1907-1929) present immediate accounts of events and relationships that profoundly shaped Hemingway's life and work. Series: The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway. Num Pages: 1870 pages. BIC Classification: BJ; DSB; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 150. Weight in Grams: 3760.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
1870
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107128392
ISBN
9781107128392

€ 105.14

Paperback. Chronicle of an ordinary Union soldier caught up in extraordinary events through a collection of letters Editor(s): Blight, David W. Num Pages: 376 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; HBWJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 229 x 21. Weight in Grams: 553.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Massachusetts Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781558497481
ISBN
9781558497481

€ 59.93

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