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Image for East to west: the early years

East to west: the early years

By: Green, Elizabeth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Isis Publishing: 2005

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 21490

ISBN: 0753193302

Condition: Very Good


Very clean hardback in glossy pictorial boards, remainder stamp ('slightly imperfect binding') on front pastedown o/w as new, no inscriptions or signs of use. x + 194 pages View more info

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Andrew Lang

By: Green, Roger Lancelyn

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Leicester, Edmund Ward Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40387

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book, minor foxing to endpapers with no inscriptions, in a price clipped dustjacket which is rubbed, chipped at the edges and sunned at the spine. xiv + 266 pages, colour frontispiece, notes, extensive bibliography, index View more info

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Andrew Lang

By: Green, Roger Lancelyn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Leicester, Edmund Ward Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63096

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book, minor browning to endpapers, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly rubbed at the corners. xiv + 266 pages, colour frontispiece, notes, extensive bibliography, index View more info

Lord Rochester's monkey: being the life of John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester

By: Greene, Graham

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49841

ISBN: 0370102908

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed and nicked at the edges, sunned at the spine and has a repaired tear at the bottom edge of front cover. 232 pages, 22 colour and many b/w illustrations, bibliography, index View more info

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Joyce Grenfell requests the pleasure

By: Grenfell, Joyce

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Macmillan: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45625

ISBN: 0333194284

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with tipped in bookplate signed by Joyce Grenfell on half title page, in a bright price clipped dustjacket which is creased at the edges. 296 pages, 72 photos in the text, pictorial endpapers, index View more info

Image for Lenten lands: my childhood with Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis

Lenten lands: my childhood with Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis

By: Gresham, Douglas H.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Macmillan Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 61898

ISBN: 0025455702

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 + 226 pages, 21 photos on plates, index View more info

Image for Shoe: the odyssey of a sixties survivor

Shoe: the odyssey of a sixties survivor

By: Guinness, Jonathan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63763

ISBN: 0091738571

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at spine ends, pages age toned, no inscriptions. x + 234 pages, illustrated by 23 photographs on plates. View more info

The house of Mitford

By: Gunniess, Jonathan & Guinness, Catherine

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 1984

Edition: Reprint; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 54853

ISBN: 075381035

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, signed dedication from the author otherwise no inscriptions. 646 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

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Both sides of the bar

By: Hackett, Tony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Carloggas Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50531

ISBN: 0954785304

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. 296 pages, photos on plates View more info

The life and letters of Edward Everett Hale: Volume II (2)

By: Hale, Edward E.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: U.S.A, Little, Brown & Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63395

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback book tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, titles faded at the spine, boards bumped at bottom corners, name on front endpaper. 442 pages, 9 photos on plates, index. Please note this is volume 2 only View more info

Image for Fred: the definitive biography of Fred Dibnah

Fred: the definitive biography of Fred Dibnah

By: Hall, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bantam Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21151

ISBN: 0593058046

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, unread. xxii + 328 pages, many photos on plates, list of programmes View more info

Image for Fred: the definitive biography of Fred Dibnah

Fred: the definitive biography of Fred Dibnah

By: Hall, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bantam Press: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 21152

ISBN: 0593058046

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, unread. xxii + 328 pages, many photos on plates, list of programmes View more info

Image for Mary Church: the story of a foundling

Mary Church: the story of a foundling

By: Hall, Susanne

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Diss, Groundnut Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21955

ISBN: 0952714159

Condition: Fine


Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, appears little used, no inscriptions. 108 pages, colour and b/w photographs in the text; 0.63 x 9.37 x 6.69 Inches View more info

Image for John Logie Baird and Television

John Logie Baird and Television

By: Hallett, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hove, Priory Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16142

ISBN: 0850782287

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 96 pages, over 50 illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. View more info

As it was

By: Hardy, Lady Violet

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54774

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in maroon cloth with faded gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and small area of wear on the spine, name on front endpaper. 196 pages, 10 photos on plates, View more info

Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind letters 1936-1949

By: Harwell, Richard (ed) & Mitchell, Margaret

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1987

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 57425

ISBN: 0283995076

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 top of front foldover. xxxviii + 442 pages, index View more info

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A Yorkshire boyhood

By: Hattersley, Roy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27679

ISBN: 0701126132

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with a neat name on the front endpaper, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. viii + 216 pages, 15 photos on plates View more info

Image for Lizzie Siddal: the tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite supermodel

Lizzie Siddal: the tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite supermodel

By: Hawksley, Lucinda

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd: 2008

Edition: Reprint; Third Printing

Seller ID: 56981

ISBN: 023300050X

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 + 230 pages, colour photos on plates, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Ram Tam, Middle Brew and Pinkie

Ram Tam, Middle Brew and Pinkie

By: Hay, David

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Edinburgh, Paul Harris: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3111

ISBN: 086228094x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


An unmarked hardback in an unclipped dustjacket. Autobiography of a very full life, with much on Northumberland, the RAF, the BBC, sailing & running a nature reserve. Makes you tired just reading about it! ; Photographs View more info

Image for Opposite the Cross Keys: an East Anglian childhood

Opposite the Cross Keys: an East Anglian childhood

By: Haymon, Sylvia

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Constable: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8491

ISBN: 0094683409

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


An unmarked book in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is a little edgeworn. 240 pages, photo frontispiece. First volume of autobiography by the award winning crime novelist. View more info