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Shane Leslie

Published by Hollis & Carter, London, England (1951)

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About this Item: Hollis & Carter, London, England, 1951. Hardcover--cloth. Condition: Good. First edition. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall. 156 pages, gray cloth; previous owner's brief notation on front free endpaper. A good, very clean, hardcover first edition with moderate shelf wear, a few pencil notations in first chapter, hinges and binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket. Essays in biography of Edmond Warre, Headmaster of Eton; Sir William Butler, British General and Irish Patriot; Sir Mark Sykes, Orientalist and traveller; Mrs. Fitzherbert, wife of George IV; and Leo Tolstoy. Seller Inventory # 11872

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About this Item: Sotheby & Co., London, auction catalogue for the sale held on 11-12 July 1932, 1932. Yellow printed wrappers, 8vo, 55 pp. 556 lots. Among the highlights noted were the following: Latin, English and Italian literature of the XVI century, including books from the Aldine Press; collected works of standard authors; Burlington Fine Arts Club catalogues; Baskerville and Kelmscott Press books; Gould's Birds of Great Britain, and other fine works of natural history; first editions of Byron's Manfred, Coleridge's Sibylline leaves, and Keats' Endymion, with one line errata leaf, from the library at Clouds, East Knoyle, Wilts., the property of Captain Richard Wyndham; a collection of French literature, including a set of Les maîtres du livre (limited editions), Balzac's Comédie humaine, La Fontaine, Maupassant, etc.; complete editions of Conrad, Crébillon, Dickens, Goethe, Lamb, Molière, de Musset, Sterne, Stevenson, Wilde, many in limited or de luxe editions; English and foreign works on bibliography and the fine arts, the property of A. Joel, esq., 6, Netherhall Gardens, N.W. 1; books selected from the remaining portion of the celebrated library at Sledmere, York., the property of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, M.P. (with some later additions) sold by order of his great-nephew, Sir Richard Sykes, Bt., including the original ms. and water-colours of a Channel Islands survey, 1680; and a Sarum gradual (XV cent.); other properties include autographed proofs of Tennyson's Idylls; Scarron's copy of Alain Chartrier, Oeuvres, 1529; and other association volumes; a few books on fencing and wrestling; illustrated books; first editions of Byron, Bret Harte, Gilbert White, etc. Vertical crease to catalogue, initials on front wrapper, otherwise Good. Seller Inventory # ABE-30361

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Leslie, Shane [Winston Churchill (introduction)]

Published by Cassell London 1923 (1923)

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From: Andrew Barnes Books / Military Melbourne (Melbourne, VIC, Australia)

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About this Item: Cassell London 1923, 1923. 1st edition orig. cloth Very Good 8vo. viii + 308pp., frontis., b/w pls., appendix, index, Colonel Sir Mark Sykes, was an English traveller, politician & diplomatic advisor, particularly about the Middle East at the time of World War I. A protege of Lord Kitchener & contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, he advised the Cabinet on Middle Eastern affairs; at his instigation the Arab Bureau was created, and he revived ancient Greek and Roman names for Middle Eastern regions, such as 'Syria', 'Palestine' 'Iraq' & 'Mesopotamia'. Some use & lacks free front end paper o/w nice tight copy. Uncommon. Seller Inventory # 62197

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Shane Leslie

Published by Cassell & Co. (1923)

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About this Item: Cassell & Co., 1923. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. With an Introduction by the Right Hon. Winston Churchill 8vol., blue cloth, VIII +308pp. Portrait and 30cartoons by Sykes. Gilt stamped title, name of author & gilt stamped coat of arms of the Conservative Club on front cover. Gilt stamped title, name of author & publisher on spine. Slightly frayed spine ends, shelf wear to upper and lower ends of boards and corners. Small gouge on upper right side of spine. Pp. 91-116 have very minor nick on outside margin of center page. Contents clean. Paper label of Conservative Club on inside of front board. Sykes was an English politician and diplomatic advisor, who was active concerning events in the Middle East during WW I. Together with George Picot of France he drew up the Sykes Picot treaty. Good. Seller Inventory # ABE-18323960084

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Roger Adelson

Published by Jonathan Cape (1975)

ISBN 10: 0224010700 ISBN 13: 9780224010702

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About this Item: Jonathan Cape, 1975. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0224010700-2-4

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Roger Adelson

Published by Jonathan Cape (1975)

ISBN 10: 0224010700 ISBN 13: 9780224010702

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About this Item: Jonathan Cape, 1975. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0224010700

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