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Image for Groovy Bob: the life and times of Robert Fraser

Groovy Bob: the life and times of Robert Fraser

By: Vyner, Harriet

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61614

ISBN: 0571196276

Condition: Fair in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, but has been stored in a damp atmosphere (or read in the bath) & the pages are a little rippled, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. xii + 318 pages, photos & illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index View more info

The imperial dictionary of universal biography: a series of original memoirs of distinguished men, of all ages and all nations (in 14 volumes)

By: Waller, John Francis

Price: £80.00

Publisher: William Mackenzie: 1875

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33110

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Set of 14 hardbacks tightly bound in matching bindings of brown cloth with gilt titles & gilt and black decoration, bevelled edges, cloth a little worn at corners, yellow endpapers are discoloured and there is occasional fox-spotting, no inscriptions. Total of 1424 pages, around 120 engravings on tissue-guarded plates, addenda. Undated, probably about 1875. A handsome set, which weighs 13 kg unpacked, and will require a surcharge to cover the postage to all overseas dest... View more info

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So many loves: an autobiography

By: Walmsley, Leo

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pan Books Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 37180

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, pages age-toned, neat name/year inside front cover, but a decent reading copy. 352 pages View more info

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So many loves

By: Walmsley, Leo

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins: 1945

Edition: Reprint; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 44983

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Good reading copy, cover slightly rubbed at corners and sunned on spine, but otherwise clean and complete View more info

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T. H. White, a biography

By: Warner, Sylvia Townsend

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape and Chatto and Windus: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 62968

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, errata slip tipped in, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly chipped at the corners & rubbed at the edges. 352 pages, 25 photos on plates, some drawings in the text, pictorial endpapers, bibliography, index. View more info

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Blue and scarlet: an autobiography

By: Watson, J. N. P.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Sportsman's Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64486

ISBN: 0948253428

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. 232 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

Image for Will this do? The first fifty years of Auberon Waugh: an autobiography

Will this do? The first fifty years of Auberon Waugh: an autobiography

By: Waugh, Auberon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Century: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63773

ISBN: 0712637338

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a short closed tear at one corner. Appears little used. 288 pages, photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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Wish you were here: the official biography of Douglas Adams

By: Webb, Nick

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62813

ISBN: 0755311558

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. x + 370 pages, photos on plates, appendices, index View more info

Image for Alistair MacLean: a life

Alistair MacLean: a life

By: Webster, Jack

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chapmans Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22190

ISBN: 1855925192

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book which has highlighting on a few pages but generally appears little used, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a small nick at one corner. Good reading copy. 326 pages, 14 photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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Life of Honore de Balzac

By: Wedmore, Frederick

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Walter Scott: 1890

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 45508

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles and black pictorial decoration, bevelled boards,cloth has minor rubbing at corners, dampmarked at bottom edge of rear board, no inscriptions. 142 + xvi pages + adverts, index, bibliography. 'Great writers' series View more info

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Experiment in autobiography

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Macmillan: 1934

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 63325

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in buff cloth with black titles and decoration, boards foxed, page edges tanned, no inscriptions. xii + 718 pages, photos on plates, illustrations in the text, index View more info

Image for Chaucer 1340 - 1400: the life and times of the first English poet

Chaucer 1340 - 1400: the life and times of the first English poet

By: West, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Constable: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47986

ISBN: 0094794103

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xviii + 302 pages, illustrations on plates, map, notes, chronology, index View more info

Image for A moment towards the end of the play...

A moment towards the end of the play...

By: West, Timothy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Nick Hern: 2001

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8039

ISBN: 1854596195

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


An unmarked book in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Very funny memoirs of this great actor. 286 pages, illustrated by 40 photographs on plates. Corrected reprint View more info

Image for Samuel Pepys and the world he lived in

Samuel Pepys and the world he lived in

By: Wheatley, Henry B.

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Bickers & Son: 1880

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 37541

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles & gilt & blindstamped decoration, bevelled boards, front hinge cracked but firm, cloth rubbed at corners, no inscriptions. x + 312 pages, extensive appendices, index View more info

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A particular kind of fool

By: Whitcomb, Noel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Quartet Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28131

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed and dedicated by the author ('To Frank, friend of many summers, Noel Whitcomb') on the front endpaper, but is otherwise unmarked, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. xviii + 382 pages, 45 photos on plates, index View more info

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Great Uncle Alfred

By: White, Alfred Emmet

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Self Publishing Association: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34727

ISBN: 1854210955

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. 235 pages, illustrations throughout the text, appendices, postscript, bibliography, index. View more info

Gonne-Yeats letters, 1893-1938: always your friend

By: White, Anna MacBride & Jeffares, A. Norman (eds)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56657

ISBN: 0091740002

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is creased at the edges. xvi + 544 pages, photos on plates, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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Leonardo, the first scientist

By: White, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16262

ISBN: 0316648469

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. xiv + 370 pages, some illustrations in the text, notes, index. View more info

When I was a boy, with, When I was a boy II (2 books)

By: Willetts, Cliff

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dudley, Dudley Teachers Centre: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57353

Condition: Very Good


Pair of clean paperback originals, stapled spines, no inscriptions, appears little used. 24 and 36 pages respectively, illustrations in the text View more info

Charles Lamb

By: Williams, Orlo

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Duckworth & Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57833

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 144 pages, bibliography. From the 'Great lives' series View more info