Selected Books for Sale

Below is a selection of books we currently have in stock at Bookends of Emsworth that are available for sale only through our website.

Contact for more information about these books, or visit our shop where we have many more books for you to choose from.


Portsmouth and Gosport Water Supply

D Halton Thomson formerly Engineer to the Portsmouth Water Company

Published by Portsmouth and Gosport Water Company 1957

Mr Halton Thomson was in the service of the Portsmouth Company for 37 years, during 24 of which he was its Engineer. He writes with high authority on its history which he himself took an active part in shaping.



Alamein to Zem Zem

Keith Douglas

Edited and introduced by Desmond Graham

Published by Faber and Faber

A classic war book by one of the finest poets of the Second World War. Keith Douglas fought at El Alamein in 1942 as a tank commander, and Alamein to Zem Zem is a vivid and unforgettable description of his experiences on the desert battlefield



Famous Smugglers Inns

Frank Graham

Published by Frank Graham, 1966

Interesting booklet illustrated by Charles Harper, H Sanderson, M. Kelly, D Robson, H Shore and Frank Yarty, featuring 35 inns from counties throughout England. Although not all inns are illustrated there are still many black and white drawings with text about the inns.



Arch Bridges and their Builders 1735-1835

Ted Ruddock

Published by Cambridge University Press, 1979

The construction of bridges in Britain and Ireland during the period 1735-1835 was marked by important technical developments and the introduction of new materials. This book is a comprehensive history of bridge building during the century.



Nohow On

Samuel Beckett

Published by Calder Publications

These three short novels, the most celebrated of Samuel Beckett's later works, are published here in one volume. The overall title Nohow On, the last words of Westward Ho, have been given to the trilogy by the author.


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