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John Cheever: a biography

By: Donaldson, Scott

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, iUniverse: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57170

ISBN: 0595211380

Condition: Fine


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. xii + 420 pages, illustrations on plates, notes, sources, index. View more info

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The infernal world of Branwell Bronte

By: du Maurier, Daphne

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 60968

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean and tightly bound book which is ex Boot's Library, with the usual shield to the front cover, in a library binding of brown cloth with gilt titles. 260 pages, 4 illustrations on plates, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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Hope dies last: the autobiography of Alexander Dubcek

By: Dubcek, Alexander

Price: £5.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35448

ISBN: 0002550016

Condition: Fair in Very Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps & has had the front endpaper excised, but otherwise clean and complete, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 354 pages, photos on plates, index; View more info

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Breaking out of the box: the biography of Edward de Bono

By: Dudgeon, Piers

Price: £6.75

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 42391

ISBN: 0747271429

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by Edward de Bono on the front endpaper, but has no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. viii + 312 pages, 16 photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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Eugenie and Napoleon III

By: Duff, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35115

ISBN: 000211237X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by the author on the half-title page, else unmarked, in an unclipped dustjacket which is slightly faded at the spine. Appears little used. xii + 308 pages, illustrations on plates, pictorial endpapers, genealogies, references, bibliography, index; View more info

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Life of Goethe

By: Duntzer, Heinrich

Price: £6.50

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41970

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth is worn at edges and faded at the spine, presentation sticker on the front pastedown. Page edges are foxed and endpapers tanned. xiv + 796 pages, illustrations in the text, appendix, index View more info

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Graham Greene: friend and brother

By: Duran, Leopoldo

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers: 1994

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 22584

ISBN: 0006276601

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket a little marked at the top edge of the rear panel. Appears unread. xiv + 352 pages + 16 pages of photos on plates. View more info

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Edith Wharton: an extraordinary life

By: Dwight, Eleanor

Price: £8.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57029

ISBN: 0810939711

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, large format, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a small chip at the base of the spine otherwise appears little used. 296 pages, photos in the text, notes, chronology, bibliography, index View more info

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We weave as we go

By: Eastment, Winifred (S. O. Green)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Wanstead, Dawn Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46119

Condition: Fair in Very Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise very clean and probably unread, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 188 pages, photo frontispiece View more info

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Auntie Jean's jug

By: Ecker, Patricia

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rugby, PRE Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40560

ISBN: 095251690X

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 288 pages, illustrations in the text; View more info

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The wheel of fortune

By: Edith, Piaf

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Peter Owen: 1965

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41437

ISBN: 0720612284

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in grey cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 138 pages, 5 photos on plates. Translated from the French by Peter Trewartha and Andree Masoin de Virton View more info

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Pleasant abode

By: Edwards, A. C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Buckland Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48101

ISBN: 0721208029

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 104 pages, 3 illustrations in the text ; View more info

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A short life of Marlborough

By: Edwards, Henry John & Ethel Ashton

Price: £5.00

Publisher: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45121

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, top edge red, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. x + 308 pages, portrait frontispiece, 5 maps in text, 2 foldout maps, index.; View more info

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Truce: 1921 - 33, Volume III of men, years-life

By: Ehrenburg, Ilya

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macgibbon & Kee: 1963

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 52692

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a price clipped dustjacket which is foxed and rubbed at the edges. 244 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

On Sundays we wore white

By: Elias, Eileen

Price: £8.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54640

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket with chipping to spine and edges. Illustrations by Debbie Thompson View more info

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The career of Columbus

By: Elton, Charles

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company, Ltd.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17276

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with black titles, cloth is rubbed at corners and spine ends, bookplate on front endpaper. viii + 308 pages + publishers list to rear, fold out map, index. View more info

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Among others

By: Elton, Lord

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34455

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hardback tightly bound in yellow cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, quite heavy fox spotting, worst at the page-edges, no inscriptions. 286 pages ; View more info

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The Waltons

By: Ettinger, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40913

ISBN: 029779681X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 182 pages, colour photos on plates; View more info

Leaders of the Senate: a biographical history of the rise and development of the British constitution (in 5 divisions)

By: Ewald, Alexander Charles

Price: £40.00

Publisher: William Mackenzie: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33111

Condition: Very Good


Set of 5 hardbacks tightly bound in matching bindings of blue leathercloth with gilt titles & gilt and black decoration, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, cloth a little worn at corners, no inscriptions. Total of 1200 pages (numbered 1 - 592 and 1 - 608), 35 engravings on plates, index. Undated, probably about 1884 - 5. A handsome set, which weighs 5 kg unpacked, and will require a surcharge to cover the postage if ordered from overseas View more info

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Hebridean childhood

By: Fairfax-Lucy, Lady Norah

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Glasgow, The Molendinar Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46538

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright price clipped dustjacket which is tanned at the top edge. 126 pages, full page colour illustrations in the text by Mary Clare Foa; View more info