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Tennis whites and teacakes

By: Betjeman, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: John Murray: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54768

ISBN: 0719569036

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges and a couple of marks on the front cover. x + 454 pages, index View more info

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Daughter of destiny: an autobiography

By: Bhutto, Benazir

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Simon and Schuster: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38143

ISBN: 0671669834

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Pages are slightly age-toned but appears little used. 412 pages, photos on plates, notes, maps, index; View more info

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Ouida: the passionate Victorian

By: Bigland, Eileen

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Jarrolds: 1951

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 26272

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book which has had the front endpaper excised (but is not ex-library), in an unclipped dustjacket which is a little edge worn. xvi + 272 pages, 25 illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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Tito

By: Bilainkin, George

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Williams & Norgate Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31946

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly chipped at the head of the spine. 280 pages, photo frontispiece View more info

Margaret Storm Jameson: a life

By: Birkett, Jennifer

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54645

ISBN: 0199558205

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xviii + 442 pages, photos in the text, notes, bibliography, index View more info

From point to point

By: Board, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48772

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, neat name on the front endpaper. 176 pages, illustrations on plates and in the text by the author View more info

Bits of character: a life of Henry Hall Dixon "The Druid"

By: Booth, J. B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.: 1936

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 49225

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, spine faded and worn at edges, cloth rubbed and bumped at corners, pages edges and endpapers foxed, name on front pastedown, clipped at top corner of front endpaper. 288 pages, photos on plates, index; View more info

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The Admirable Urquhart: selected writings

By: Boston, Richard & Urquhart, Sir Thomas

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Gordon Fraser Gallery: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39149

ISBN: 0900406402

Condition: Fair in Very Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a slightly faded unclipped dustjacket. 206 pages, some text illustrations View more info

A life of privilege, mostly: a memoir

By: Botsford, Gardner

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Granta Publications: 2006

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 47110

ISBN: 1862078173

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 262 pages, photos in the text View more info

Recollections from Tab Cottage

By: Bratby, Margaret

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hindhead, Starfish Books Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54716

ISBN: 0905847318

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. viii + 162 pages, photos in the text View more info

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The seven stairs: an adventure of the heart

By: Brent, Stuart

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Touchstone Books: 1989

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 32328

ISBN: 0671673947

Condition: Fine


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, appears unread. xvi + 232 pages, illustrations on plates; View more info

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Ethel & Ernest: a true story

By: Briggs, Raymond

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63110

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with child's name and ownership details on front endpaper, in an unclipped grubby dustjacket which is creased with closed tears and minor loss at spine ends and foldovers. 104 pages, cartoon illustrations View more info

George Smith: the children's friend

By: Bristow, Adrian

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Chester, Imogen: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52330

ISBN: 0953500209

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 182 pages, illustrations in the text, bibliography, index. View more info

Pastel for Eliza

By: Broughall, Marjorie S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Centaur Press Ltd.: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 45811

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hardback book, tightly bound in blue cloth with black titles, has small staple marks and rust offsetting to the front endpapers, no inscriptions. There is a note loosely inserted (as the staples which attached it have now rusted away!) regarding the subject of this interesting biography - Eliza Stephenson (nee Tabor) from Boston, Lincs.; who wrote nineteen novels and knew W.E. Gladstone, Elizabeth Fry, Jenny Lind and Alfred Tennyson. 190 pages, 4 plates, introduction by ... View more info

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The sliprails are down

By: Broughton, Gordon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 45521

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with small tape offset marks on the endpaper, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 144 pages, duotone illustrations in the text by Michael Brett View more info

Howard Hughes: the untold story

By: Brown, Peter Harry & Broeske, Pat H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53466

ISBN: 0316909076

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. x + 484 pages, photos on plates, sources, bibliography, index View more info

Correspondence of F. Scott Fitzgerald

By: Bruccoli, Matthew J. and Duggan, Margaret M. (ed)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 57424

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book, page edges foxed, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the bottom edge, creased and chippped at the top edge with 1 inch triangle of loss at top edge. xxx + 640 pages, illustrations in the text, index. Dustwrapper has book club edition on front foldover but no other indication of being a book club edition View more info

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Thomas Shillitoe: shoemaker and minister

By: Budge, Frances Anne

Price: £5.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Company: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38668

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles and black decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, gift inscription from the author dated 1893 on the front endpaper, and a more recent gift inscription (1990) on the pastedown. iv + 78 pages + 2pp adverts. Biography of a Quaker abolitionist, not much about shoemaking ; View more info

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Mr Blue: memoirs of a renegade

By: Bunker, Edward

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harpenden, No Exit Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 40517

ISBN: 1874061602

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, pages are age-toned as usual, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. (viii) + 408 pages, 14 photos on plates; View more info

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Staying on alone: letters of Alice B. Toklas

By: Burns, Edward (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Liveright: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40386

ISBN: 0871405695

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions which has a little shelf wear and foxed page edges. Front endpaper tanned from inserted newspaper cutting. The unclipped dustjacket is rubbed, creased at the edges, sunned at the spine and has a repaired 2 inch tear at top of front cover. xxii + 426 pages, photos in the text, index; View more info