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Image for Frieda Lawrence:  including 'Not I, but the wind'

Frieda Lawrence: including 'Not I, but the wind'

By: Jackson, Rosie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Pandora: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36719

ISBN: 004440915X

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a rubbed, unclipped dustjacket. Pages age tanned. x + 240 pages, 21 black and white photos on plates, bibliography, notes View more info

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Gladstone

By: Jagger, Peter J. (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hambledon Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30175

ISBN: 1852851732

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xviii + 302 pages, frontispiece and 15 photographs on plates, 25 text illustrations, chronology, notes, index View more info

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Above the water line

By: James, Joseph

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Clacton on Sea, Apex Publishing Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36771

ISBN: 1904444482

Condition: Fine


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, signed by author on front endpaper. Appears little used. viii + 144 pages, cartoons by M Dawson in the text View more info

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Tocqueville: a biography

By: Jardin, Andre; Hemenway, R. & Davis, L.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Peter Halban Publishers Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28536

ISBN: 1870015134

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket. Previous owner smoked and pages smell faintly of tobacco smoke, though overall appears very little used. 550 pages, bibliographical note, index View more info

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Daniel Day-Lewis: the fire within

By: Jenkins, Garry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19880

ISBN: 028306238X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 294 pages, photos on plates, list of performances, index View more info

Image for Man of Many Talents:  An Informal Biography of James Douglas 1753: ; 1819

Man of Many Talents: An Informal Biography of James Douglas 1753: ; 1819

By: Jessup, Ronald

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11549

ISBN: 0850331994

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


An unmarked hardback in a bright priceclipped (repriced by publisher) dustjacket which has minor edgewear. Xiv + 310 pages, 36 photos on plates, bibliography, index. View more info

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The creeping hours of time

By: Jobson, Allan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23804

ISBN: 0709159560

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with stickers on the front endpapers, but text is clean and complete in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is marked by a sticker removal at the base of the spine. 156 pages, 16 photos on plates; View more info

Betty's diaries: the life & times of Elizabeth Hewes of Ravenstone, Leicestershire 1944 - 2001

By: Johns, Mary Julia

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sileby, Fantastic State Ltd.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51297

ISBN: 189982099X

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, numbered 28/100 and signed by the author otherwise no inscriptions, spine uncreased, minor rubbing to corners but appears little used. xxxii + 728 pages, illustrations in the text, CD in wallet at rear View more info

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The Life of Dashiell Hammett

By: Johnson, Diane

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24362

ISBN: 070112766X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. xxii + 344 pages, photos in the text, notes, index View more info

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The incredible Mizners

By: Johnston, Alva

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56035

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. 272 pages, 2 photos on plates View more info

Image for Josiah Stamp, public servant: the life of the first Baron Stamp of Shortlands

Josiah Stamp, public servant: the life of the first Baron Stamp of Shortlands

By: Jones, J. Harry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21520

ISBN: 0273411659

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in the publishers glassine dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 366 pages, 2 photos on plates, index View more info

Image for Becoming a poet: Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell

Becoming a poet: Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell

By: Kalstone, David

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Hogarth Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 61619

ISBN: 0701209003

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with aname on the endpaper but no other inscriptions, has the usual age-toning to the pages in a bright unclipped dustjacket. xvi + 300 pages, a couple of photos in the text, notes, index View more info

Image for Ball of fire: the tumultous life and comic art of Lucille Ball

Ball of fire: the tumultous life and comic art of Lucille Ball

By: Kanfer, Stefan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 57393

ISBN: 0571220304

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. xii + 368 pages, photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Mr Nonsense: a life of Edward Lear

Mr Nonsense: a life of Edward Lear

By: Kelen, Emery

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Janes: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13051

ISBN: 0356080560

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean and tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket View more info

Image for Jennifer's memoirs: eighty-five years of fun and functions

Jennifer's memoirs: eighty-five years of fun and functions

By: Kenward, Betty

Price: £6.25

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39378

ISBN: 0002551136

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with a bookplate which is signed by the author ('Best wishes, Betty Kenward') on the half-title page, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. viii + 386 pages, 32 photos on plates, index View more info

Image for Name-dropping: the life and lies of Alan King

Name-dropping: the life and lies of Alan King

By: King, Alan; Chase, Chris

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31414

ISBN: 0684803844

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. 222 pages, 41 photos on plates, index View more info

Image for Patrick O'Brien: a life revealed

Patrick O'Brien: a life revealed

By: King, Dean

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2000

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 44784

ISBN: 0340792558

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears to be unread. xx + 428 pages, photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Harbors and high seas: an atlas and geographical guide to the Aubrey - Maturin novels of Patrick O'Brian

Harbors and high seas: an atlas and geographical guide to the Aubrey - Maturin novels of Patrick O'Brian

By: King, Dean

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Henry Holt & Company Inc: 1999

Edition: Second Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 44785

ISBN: 0805059482

Condition: Fine


Very clean, tightly bound paperback book with no inscriptions; as new, appears to be unread. xxiv + 246 pages, maps & illustrations, bibliography, notes, index View more info

Image for Charles Dickens: his life, writings, and personality (in two volumes)

Charles Dickens: his life, writings, and personality (in two volumes)

By: Kitton, Frederic George

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Caxton Publishing Co.: 1910

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 39196

Condition: Very Good


Pair of clean hardbacks tightly bound in dark green cloth with gilt titles & light green decoration, minor browning at closed page edges, no inscriptions. xiv + 224 + viii + (225) - 504 pages, 25 illustrations on plates, index. A handsome set, published as 'the London edition', undated but probably around 1910 View more info

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Robert Byron

By: Knox, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Murray: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61546

ISBN: 0719548411

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with a signed dedication from the author on the title page, else no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine. Appears little used. xviii + 494 pages, 61 photos on plates, map, notes, references, index View more info