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.

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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.



TAO The Watercourse Way

Alan Watts

Published by Jonathan Cape

Watts has written a basic textbook on Taoism in his inimitabe style, illustrated with many examples from the literature and with Chinese characters.
Watts did not finish the book owing to his sudden death late in 1973, but this has been completed by Al Chung-liang Huang who co-directed Watts' final lectures and discussions out of which the book came.


Mud Pattens in the Morning

Steven Borland

Published by Hunter's Moon Vintage Field Sports

This is the first book to trace the rich history of wildfowling in Chichester Harbour, West Sussex. It gives an insight into the pursuit of wildfowl, from ancient times up to the present day.

New publication
by local author



I Want To Spend The Rest Of My Life Everywhere, With Everyone, One To One, Always, Forever, Now

Damien Hirst

Published by Booth-Clibborn Editions

This publication - Hirst's first - is the artist's beguiling statement of his ideas and obsessions in life and art to date. Expressed in his own words, and illustrated by his own selection of over 700 images, pop-ups and special inserts.


Motoring Sport

Translated from the German 'Das Autobuch'

Hans Stuck and E.G.Burggaller

Published by G.T.Foulis and Co.

This book is unusual. It constitutes a collection of experiences anecdotes and instructional articles contributed by some of the world's most famous authorities on motoring sport.