Diaries, letters & journals

    Charles Robert Cockerell in the Mediterranean

    By Susan Pearce

    Hardback £42.96

    Charles R. Cockerell 1788-1863 was one of the most significant nineteenth-century British architects and a major player in the cultural shift from the Georgian eighteenth to the Victorian nineteenth century.

    Camping on the Wye

    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 River Wye. Baker, a keen artist and diarist, recorded their travels in watercolour in two small leather bound books. The...

    Deeper Than Indigo

    By Jenny Balfour-Paul

    Paperback £8.43

    In 1999, in the depths of the British Library, historian and indigo expert, Jenny Balfour Paul, came across the five journal volumes of Victorian adventurer and fellow indigo-lover, Thomas Machell. Enchanted by the vivacity of Thomas's voice, and with a shared passion for indigo, Jenny found herself caught up in...

    Postcard Stories

    By Jan Carson

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    Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 7: 1934-1935, The

    By T. S. Eliot

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    In addition, Eliot works hard for the Christian Church he has espoused in recent years, serving on committees for the Church Union and the Church Literature Association, and creating at Faber & Faber a book list that embraces works on church history, theology and liturgy.

    Tolstoy and Tolstaya

    Hardback £38.46

    Tolstoy and Tolstaya's legacy is still regarded as one of the greatest contributions to Russian history and world literature, while their daily life has been recorded through their correspondence. This work presents the last 239 letters plus 11 hitherto unpublished letters between the spouses, painting a remarkable portrait of their...

    Good Bohemian

    By Michael Holroyd

    Hardback £17.46

    Captivatingly fresh and intimate letters from Augustus John's first wife, Ida, reveal the untold story of married life with one of the great artists of the last century. Twelve days before her twenty-fourth birthday, on the foggy morning of Saturday 12 January 1901, Ida Nettleship married Augustus John in a...

    Thoreau's Animals

    By Henry David Thoreau

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    From Thoreau's renowned Journal, a treasury of memorable, funny, and sharply observed accounts of his encounters with the wild and domestic animals of Concord

    Mockingbird Songs

    By Wayne Flynt

    Hardback £8.45

    An indelible portrait of one of the most famous and beloved authors in the canon of American literature - a collection of letters between Harper Lee and one of her closest friends that reveals the famously private writer as never before, in her own words.

    From Eton To Ypres

    By Charles Smith

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    The letters and diaries provide a vivid, first-hand account of the fighting and suffering on the front line, written by a compassionate commander and affectionate family man.

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