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1 Armstrong, W. C. (ed.) Bourrienne's Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte: Amplified from the works of Las Cases, Rovigo, Constant, Gougaud, Rapp, and other celebrated French writers
Columbus J. & H. Miller 1858 First Edition Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Disbound. Cloth split along entire length of front joint, and most of rear joint. Loss of cloth at ends of spine. Hinges broken. Blank strip cropped from outer margin of frontispiece. Text block split in two in centre, with pages 285-312 detached and loose. A rough working or reading copy. Text complete. ; 560 pages + portrait frontispiece. Brown blind-stamped cloth boards. Gilt illustration on spine and gilt decoration to boards. Page dimensions: 231 x 146mm. Biography, military history. 
Price: 67.50 NZD
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2 Sayers, Dorothy L.; Freeman Wills Crofts; Valentine Williams; F. Tennyson Jesse; Anthony Armstrong & David Hume; with a Preface and Prologue by John Chancellor Double Death: A Murder Story
London Victor Gollancz 1985 0575036796 / 9780575036796 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Remants of a "With Compliments" slip of unknown origin pasted to front endpaper. No tears to dustjacket. Dustjacket is not price-clipped. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 158 pages. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 197 x 127mm. Crime fiction. Dustjacket title: "Double Death: An Exercise in Detection". "Mrs Farland is a wealthy widow who insists that she is being poisoned. Is this true, or is she a tiresome hypochondriac with delusions?" - from dustjacket blurb. A collaborative novel with different sections by different authors. The opening section is by Dorothy Sayers. 
Price: 87.75 NZD
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3 Armstrong, Merril How to Chart Your Way to Success on the Share Market
Sydney Rydge Publications (1984) 0867981849 / 9780867981841 Softcover Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
No signatures. ; 1984 revised edition (the first edition was in 1978). 240 pages. Page dimensions: 245 x 181mm. Illustrated with numerous figures. 
Price: 81.00 NZD
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4 Armstrong Mein Kranks: a Second Volume of War Cartoons
Melbourne The Argus and Australasian 1940 First Edition Original Wraps Good with no dust jacket 
48 pages. Spine taped. Front cover nearly detached. No signatures. Stain to last leaf and rear cover. 3/4" tear in front cover. ; 4to 
Price: 33.75 NZD
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5 Armstrong, Douglas (ed.) Motor Cyclist Illustrated incorporating Mopeds & Scotters - March, 1958 - Vol. 1. No. 2
London Hulton Press 1958 First Edition Softcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Creasing to corners of wrappers.; (33)-72 pages. Page dimensions: 280 x 218mm. Numerouso b&w illustrations. "Four New British Scooters". ; 4to 
Price: 37.80 NZD
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6 Armstrong, Annie E. My Ladies Three
London Frederick Warne & Co. 1898 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by Hammond, G. Demain 
Fading and staining to boards. Front inner hinge broken. Owner's inscription dated 1901 on front endpaper. ; 383 pages + frontispiece + plates. Illustrated brown cloth boards. Page dimensions: 186 x 131mm. Fiction. ; 8vo 
Price: 40.50 NZD
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7 Armstrong, Isobel & Joseph Bristow, with Cath Sharrock (eds.) Nineteenth-Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology
Oxford Clarendon Press 1996 0198112904 / 9780198112907 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
No signatures. No tears to dust wrapper. Price sticker on rear panel of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; xli, [1], 826 pagse. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and publisher's emblem on spine. Page dimensions: 214 x 136mm. Poets include Anna Laetitia Barbauld; Hannah More; Joanna Baillie; Dorothy Wordsworth; Sara Coleridge; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Eliza Cook; Emily Bronte; and many others. Includes biographical details about each poet.; 8vo 
Price: 135.00 NZD
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8 Armstrong, John H. (ed.) Reforming Pastoral Ministry: Challenges for Ministry in Postmodern Times
Wheaton Crossway Books (2001) 1581341792 / 9781581341799 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
No signatures. ; 286 pages. "By its very nature the church requires an ongoing renewal by the power of the Sprit. An essential instrument in that process is the pastor, who must continually reform his ministry and seek Christ in the face of an ever-changing world. These writings by pastors from a variety of backgrounds will help spiritual shepherds recapture their focus and remind them of their practical needs as ministers of the gospel. It's a resource that goes beyond theory to practically prepare pastors "in season and out" for God's work."; 8vo 
Price: 67.50 NZD
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9 Armstrong, William A. The Armstrong Borderland: A re-assessment of certain aspects of Border History
Galashiels John McQueen and Son (1960) First Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper. Some small chips and abrasions to margins of dustjacket and to dustjacket spine. Dampstains to margins of dustjacket. Abrasions to rear panel of dustjacket, with portions of the dustjacket adhering to the margins of the rear board. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 164 pages + frontispiece. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216 x 136mm. Scottish history, a dissertation on the clan Armstrong. ; 8vo 
Price: 60.75 NZD
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10 Armstrong, N. G. (W. Bro) The History Of St. Andrew Kilwinning Lodge No. 79, N.Z.C. Formerly 481, S. C.
Wanganui A. D. Willis 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Some rubbing to ends of spine and corners of boards. 1/8" loss of cloth at tail of spine. ; [viii], 125 pages + frontis + plates. Light blue cloth boards. Page Dimensions: 210mm x 135mm. ; 8vo 
Price: 101.25 NZD
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