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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

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Henry Ford

By: Caldwell, Cy

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1955

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 30882

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, has fox-spotting at the closed page edges, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 206 pages, 13 photos on plates, drawings in the text by Edd Ashe, index View more info

Padre pastor & poet: Reverend Kenneth W. Parkhurst MBE HFC 1907 - 1987

By: Calver, D. H.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Coventry, Privately Issued: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58244

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, card covers, no inscriptions, appears little used. 76 pages, illustrations in the text & on plates. A biography with a selection of prose and poetry by Rev. Parkhurst. No date but assume 1988 View more info

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I'll raise the wind tomorrow

By: Calvert, Diana

Price: £7.00

Publisher: St. Ives, Book Gallery: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57337

ISBN: 1897986033

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, signed & numbered by the author otherwise no inscriptions, appears little used. 56 pages, illustrations on 4 plates. Book Gallery monographs, no. 3. Limited edition of 200 copies, this is number 39 View more info

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Herbert Schofield at Loughborough: a pictorial history

By: Cantor, Leonard & Matthews, Geoffrey

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Loughborough, Loughborough University: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61715

ISBN: 090276120X

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, glossy pictorial covers, no inscriptions, appears little used. 58 pages, illustrations throughout View more info

Who's there?: the life and career of William Hartnell

By: Carney, Jessica

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Virgin Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 50328

ISBN: 1852275146

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 246 pages, photos on plates, filmography, play list, bibliography; Show jumping View more info

Image for Sebastian Walker, 1942-1991:  A Kind of Prospero

Sebastian Walker, 1942-1991: A Kind of Prospero

By: Cecil, Mirabel

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40355

ISBN: 0744544238

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book, which is rubbed at the spine ends, in an unclipped dustjacket which is worn and creased at the edges and has a mark on the front cover where a sticker has been removed. 192 pages, numerous photos and cartoons in the text View more info

Two pleasures for your choosing: the world of William Crockford

By: Chappell, Connery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Falcon Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53758

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, has some fox-spotting to the closed page edges, in a priceclipped dustjacket which has a shallow chip at the head of the spine/front panel. 226 pages View more info

Chanel: her life, her world - and the woman behind the legand herself created

By: Charles-Roux, Edmonde

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55440

ISBN: 0224012614

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book, badly bumped at base of spine, pages eedges tanned, no inscriptions, in a tanned, unclipped dustjacket which is creased and chipped. xviii + 380 + xii pages, photos on plates, notes, index View more info

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Charlton

By: Charlton, Air Commodore Lionel Evelyn Oswald

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61825

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with red titles, top edge red, foredge untrimmed, no inscriptions. 312 pages, photo illustrations on plates. Memoirs written in the third person, containing much of Boer & Great War interest View more info

The woman who wrote Black Beauty: a life of Anna Sewell

By: Chitty, Susan

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48399

ISBN: 0340129190

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. 256 pages, frontispiece and 28 plates, family tree, index View more info

The woman who wrote Black Beauty: a life of Anna Sewell

By: Chitty, Susan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49311

ISBN: 0340129190

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a bright unclipped dustjacket View more info

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It

By: Chung, Alexa

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Particular Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 59778

ISBN: 1846147549

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, issued without a dustjacket. Appears little used. 192 pages, many colour & b/w photos in the text View more info

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Twenty-one years

By: Churchill, Randolph Spencer

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33149

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is a little damp marked at the edges and has a couple of short closed tears. 136 pages, 27 photos on plates, index View more info

An enlightened Scot: Hugh Cleghorn, 1752 - 1837

By: Clark, Aylwin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Duns, Black Ace Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60524

ISBN: 1872988016

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xviii + 334 pages, illustrations on plates, maps, genealogy, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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Charles Brockden Brown: pioneer voice of America

By: Clark, David Lee

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Duke University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63261

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Reading copy, an ex University library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, no inscriptions, tightly bound in publishers orange cloth with gilt titles. xii + 364 pages, illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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A young man's passage

By: Clary, Julian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55737

ISBN: 009189784X

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. 312 pages, photos on plates & in the text View more info

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Figure of eight

By: Cockburn, Patricia

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1985

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 45077

ISBN: 0701128976

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with age-toning to the pages, but no other marks, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. viii + 244 pages, 20 photos on plates View more info

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The Pox Doctor's Clerk

By: Cocksure, Walter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New Millennium: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42221

ISBN: 1858451760

Condition: Very Good


Tightly bound paperback original, back card cover creased at the corners and some pages marked. Dedication by the author on the title page. xvi + 286 pages View more info

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Dirk Bogarde: the authorised biography

By: Coldstream, John

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 43609

ISBN: 0297607308

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with minor splash mark in the corner of pages 2/3, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. xii + 612 pages, colour & b/w photos on plates, sources, appendices, index View more info