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Buchan, John

Published by Thomas Nelson, London (1957)

Used Hardcover

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From: Alexander's Books (Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Thomas Nelson, London, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Uniform edition. Hardback. Red cloth (JB gilt crest on front cover, top edge green) 304 pp. Very Good condition (book has been laminated with clear laminate for protection) in Good dust jacket (chipped at edges with one tiny closed edge tear). School prize label on front free end paper. Seller Inventory # 057035

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About this Item: London, Chapman & Hall, 1948, 1948. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. ix, 96 p. illustrated ; LC: DA670.C83; Dewey: 720.942 ; OCLC: 4993613 ; beige cloth ; no dustjacket ; Contents: Cotswold farmstead at Duntisbourne Leer -- Water trough made of one stone -- North entrance of Belas Knap -- Chedworth cottage, showing slats -- Chedworth Villa, bases of columns -- Part f Well-head, and detail of Christian monogram -- Saxon Chancel Arch at Coln Rogers Church -- Dry-stone walling of 1943 at Chedworth -- Dry-stone walling holding up Bank of Cottage Garden, Chedworth -- Bibury Court -- Pigeon House at Bibury -- Gateway of cottage garden, Windrush -- Entrance of manor house, Kelmscott -- Stone stile in wall of Barnsley Park -- Barnsley Park -- Cotwsold vernacular -- The Manor House, Kelmscott -- Fireplace of the Green Room in the Manor House, Kelmscott -- The Grave of William Morris in Kelmscott Churchyard -- Carving f William Morris on a cotttage at Kelmscott -- Radcot Bridge -- Great Coxwell Barn -- The Memorial hall, Kelmscott -- Postlip Chapel -- Duntisbourne Rouse -- Nothleach -- NOrman Chancel Arch at Stanley Pontlarge -- Saxon carving at Deerhurst -- Transitional Norman work at Windrush -- Early English Boss at Hailes -- Cross in Ampney Crucis Churchyard -- Tomb of Sir John Blaket, died 1431, in Icomb Church -- Monument in Burford Churchyard -- Tombstone of John Groves in Shipton-under-Wychwood Churchyard -- Council Houses in Moore Road, Bourton-on-the-Water -- House at corner of Moore Road -- Doorway at Windrush, dated 1757 -- Chimneys at COln St. Denis -- Tools of a Cotswold Banker Mason -- Fifteenth-century mason's mark in Northleach Church. ; bookstore label on cover ; tear to edge of spine ; FAIR. Book. Seller Inventory # 006219

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Leslie Cope Cornford (1867-1927), architect and journalist; his wife Christabel Lawrence (1869-1952), sister of three Lawrence sisters, founders of Roedean School, Sussex [ Wimbledon House S

Published by Two items from his addresses: 47 Norfolk Road and 46 Sutherland Road Brighton East Sussex. Wimbledon House 36 Sussex Square Hove Sussex. Between and 1908 (1889)

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About this Item: Two items from his addresses: 47 Norfolk Road and 46 Sutherland Road Brighton East Sussex. Wimbledon House 36 Sussex Square Hove Sussex. Between and 1908, 1889. 65 items of varying size, on pieces of card and paper. The collection is in good condition, with light signs of age and wear. As his obituary in The Times (5 August 1927) describes, before embarking on his journalistic career, Cornford trained as an architect. He was articled for three years from 1884 to Sir John William Simpson (1858-1933), and then studied at the Royal Academy in 1888. He then served briefly as assistant, first to Thomas Verity (1837-1891), and then to F. S. Waller and F. W. Waller, before qualifying as an architect in 1889, and ARIBA the following year. The present collection of designs, showing the strong influence of the arts and crafts movement, is of particular interest for the items it contains relating to Wimbledon House girls' school, the future Roedean School. In 1898 Cornford would marry the school's games mistress Christabel Lawrence, sister of the its three founders Penelope, Dorothy and Millicent Lawrence (see their joint entry in the Oxford DNB). ONE: Design in ink on card of bookplate for his future wife Christabel Lawrence, signed 'LCC'. In envelope with inscription: 'Book Plate | Miss C. Lawrence.' Also an ink design for a calling card: 'Miss Lawrence | Presented by | Wimbledon House C.C. | 1893.' With pencil inscription (by her?): 'Something of this kind I want please soon as possible', with note expanding 'C. C.' to 'Cricket Club'. TWO: 34pp. of designs for monograms, in pencil and ink, on 30 pieces of paper and card. One on letterhead of 'CL [ Christabel Lawrence ] | Wimbledon House, | 36, Sussex Square, | Brighton.' These include ones captioned 'Wimbledon House Cricket Club | 1891.' and 'The | Wimbledon House Swimming Club. | Nov. 8. 895.' Two carry the same annotation, in a tiny stylized hand: 'Note to Die Cutter | Drawing to be followed with the utmost exactitude.' The first is signed 'LCC Dec 5 1892' and the second (for Margaret Lawrence) 'LCC Oct 31 1892'. The second carries the additional notes: 'CT enlarged to shew intentions clearly.' and 'Copy slightly improved to Mrs. L Nov 7 1892'. Also present are leaves of designs for monograms for 'Miss Beatrice E. Greg | Nov 1891', 'Miss Ethel Jane Reed | Nov 891', 'Ernest Arthur Jelf. | May 1892', 'Margaret Lawrence | Nov. 1892', 'Maria B. Ward | Nov. 1894', 'Marjorie M. Monkhouse | Decr. 1898', 'C. M. de la G. C. | March 10 1892' and 'C. H. E. A. | March 8 1908'. One is on the reverse of a printed handbill from the Royal Academy Students' Club, London, 8 October 1892. THREE: Five pieces of paper and card, with eight designs for the masthead and device of 'The Zenana Magazine'. One filled-in in colour. FOUR: Seventeen pieces of paper, with sketches and designs in pencil and ink. One a design for a wall plaque for Wimbledon House, 1891. Also medallions, shields, tracing in colours of stained glass, sculptures. Pencil sketch of a tree in a storm. One with caption: 'R. S. Badges | Nov. 5 1898'. Another with 'Mirror, ebony & bevelled glass. | Sent to M. R. L. May 12 1898'. One on letterhead of 54 Eaton Place, Brighton, E. With envelope with calligraphic inscription: 'MISS CHRISTABEL LAWRENCE | Favoured by | Miss Dorothy Lawrence.' FIVE: Two manuscript designs for (Wimbledon House?) school handbills. Neither dated. The first a 'Calendar of Clubs for Christmas Term | The Meetings of these Clubs will take place as follows', 1p., folio. Listing eleven meetings from 2 October to 31 December. The second a simple layout for a school report sheet. SIX: Two pieces of card with designs and instructions for an engraving on a silver matchbox. One with details of 'L. Cope Cornford Archt. | 47 Norfolk Road | Brighton Feb. 15 1892.' With tiny monogram design in shield on card, with directions. SEVEN: Original pencil design, with stylized lettering and ornamentation, for a programme for an event ('The Magic Glass' and 'The Tailor Prince') at Northcote House (in Hampstead?), 19 December 1889. 3pp., 12mo. With the completed duplicated programme, 3pp., 12mo. Bot. Seller Inventory # 19152

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About this Item: Rose Mary [Woods] (1917-2005) was Nixon's private secretary from 1951 until the end of his political career in 1974, and she became a close family friend. She was fiercely loyal, and more - as the Washington Post obituary put it, 'Miss Woods was Nixon's gatekeeper. Reporters said she controlled who could see her boss - and punished those she deemed critical'. The New York Times (25 December 2005) takes up the baton: 'Woods's outsize allegiance burst the confines of the Oval Office when, after a career spent discreetly in the background, she achieved precisely 18 [and a half] minutes of hideous, disfiguring fame. For a woman with a reputation for probity, Woods's implausible explanation of the erasure of a portion of a key Watergate tape was like a public self-immolation . . . Woods made the cover of "Time" in December 1973 not as a supremely competent woman behind the throne, let alone the first female chief of staff, but as the hapless executive secretary of a pathetic and criminal cover-up'. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. Signed. Seller Inventory # 76072

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About this Item: n/a, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Good. n/a. Please feel free to request a detailed description. Short description (computer translated from Russian into English): 1900 e years. 561 thing. of and monograms cut with vizitok, cards and t.o. There whole clean small. Collection placed in album for stamps 32 x 25 cm . SKUlf_071117_095 Language: Russian (unless indicated otherwise by the description). Seller Inventory # lf_071117_095

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