Diaries, letters & journals

    The Quest for Queen Mary

    Hardback £19.80

    Jane Austen: The Chawton Letters

    Hardback £11.45

    The thirteen letters collected by Jane Austen's House Museum, in Chawton, give us intimate glimpses into her life in Bath and Chawton and on visits to London, many details finding echoes in her fiction. Brought together in this book, these artefacts make a delightful modern-day keepsake of correspondence from one...

    Times Great Letters

    Hardback £14.46

    The Times has the most famous letters page of any newspaper. This delightful selection of over 300 items of correspondence over the last century shows precisely why.

    Making Things Right

    By Ole Thorstensen

    Hardback £12.65

    A celebration of good craftsmanship by a Norwegian master carpenter - the anatomy of a job well done.

    The Diary of a Bookseller

    By Shaun Bythell

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ... In these wry...

    Love, Henri

    By Henri J. M. Nouwen

    Paperback £9.05

    Previously unpublished letters from the author of The Wounded Healer and The Return of the Prodigal Son

    Strange Beauty: A Portrait of My Son

    By Eliza Factor

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    Week on the Broads

    By S. K. Baker

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    During their university holidays in the late 1880s, S.K. Baker and three of his University College friends clad in stripy blazers and boaters spent time sailing and camping on the Norfolk Broads. Baker, a keen artist and diarist, recorded their travels in watercolour in two small leather bound books. The...

    Splendours and Miseries: The Roy Strong Diaries, 1967-87

    By Roy Strong

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    The first volume of diaries from a bestselling author and former director of both the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

    Lincoln's Notebooks

    By Dan Tucker

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    This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one essential notebook of his writings.

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