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Image for Mistress to an age: the life of Madame de Stael

Mistress to an age: the life of Madame de Stael

By: Herold, J. Christopher

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34865

ISBN: 0241117623

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine slightly creased, ring marks on the front cover, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 486 pages, 15 photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Rider Haggard: the great storyteller

Rider Haggard: the great storyteller

By: Higgins, D. S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2013

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 57203

ISBN: 1481895389

Condition: Fine


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 400 pages, notes, extensive bibliography. New revised edition View more info

Image for Mistress Peachum's pleasure: a biography of Lavinia, Duchess of Bolton

Mistress Peachum's pleasure: a biography of Lavinia, Duchess of Bolton

By: Hilton, Lisa

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27067

ISBN: 0297847686

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. xx + 204 pages, colour and b/w photos on plates, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Raymond Chandler: a biography

Raymond Chandler: a biography

By: Hiney, Tom

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19477

ISBN: 0701163100

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. x + 310 pages, 17 photos on plates, notes, index View more info

Image for Skid: a Coventry childhood

Skid: a Coventry childhood

By: Hockton, Lynn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Coventry, Author: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19497

Condition: Good


Tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, but the first couple of pages are indented where a child has used the book as backing for scribble, other than this it appears little used, no inscriptions. 232 pages, 10 photos on plates View more info

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St Thomas More

By: Hollis, Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Universe Books: 1961

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 35132

Condition: Fair


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine and covers creased and rubbed at corners, worn at edges. Pages tanned, no inscriptions. 248 pages, references, bibliograpy. View more info

Image for Elizabeth Longford: a tribute on the occasion of her ninetieth birthday

Elizabeth Longford: a tribute on the occasion of her ninetieth birthday

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Bicester, The Eighteen Nineties Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33284

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, dedication signed and dated by the author on the title page, a 2002 Daily Telegraph obituary of Countess Longford is laid in, appears little used. 28 pages, photo frontispiece, bibliography. Limited edition of 150 unnumbered copies. Uncommon View more info

Image for Australian lives: an Oxford anthology

Australian lives: an Oxford anthology

By: Hooton, Joy W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44379

ISBN: 0195537858

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xiv + 298 pages, sources, index View more info

Stories of herself when young: autobiographies of childhood by Australian women

By: Hooton, Joy W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56385

ISBN: 0195548531

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, corner clipped from front endpaper, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. xiv + 428 pages, notes, bibliography, index. View more info

Image for Sophia: living and loving, her own story

Sophia: living and loving, her own story

By: Hotchner, A. E.

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 42849

ISBN: 0718117417

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by Sophia Loren (without dedication) on the half-title page, but has no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 216 pages, 90 photos on plates View more info

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Emmeline Pankhurst

By: Hoy, Linda

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Evans Brothers Ltd: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 51295

ISBN: 0237600196

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Clean hardback tightly bound in glossy pictorial boards, no inscriptions. 64 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

Image for L. Ron Hubbard - images of a lifetime: a photographic biography

L. Ron Hubbard - images of a lifetime: a photographic biography

By: Hubbard, L. Ron

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Bridge Publications, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40045

ISBN: 1573180289

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Ex reference library with one stamp on the second front endpaper, but otherwise clean and complete, in an age tanned, unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed and chipped at the edges. 286 pages, many black & white and colour photos. A very heavy book. View more info

Image for No cake, no jam: a wartime childhood

No cake, no jam: a wartime childhood

By: Hughes, Marian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39625

ISBN: 0434000345

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. vi + 248 pages View more info

Image for The witch

The witch

By: Hulton, Nika

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 52312

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. 150 pages View more info

Image for The ways of my grand-mothers

The ways of my grand-mothers

By: Hungry Wolf, Beverly

Price: £6.50

Publisher: USA, William Morrow and Company: 1982

Edition: Reprint; Thirty-Second Printing

Seller ID: 41386

ISBN: 0688004717

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, card covers rubbed at corners and marks on rear covers, no inscriptions. 256 pages, 47 photos in the text, index View more info

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The ways of my grandmothers

By: Hungry Wolf, Beverly

Price: £7.00

Publisher: USA, Quill Books: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 49675

ISBN: 0688004717

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, card covers slightly rubbed at corners, no inscriptions. 256 pages, 47 photos in the text, index View more info

The frock-coated communist: the revolutionary life of Friedrich Engels

By: Hunt, Tristram

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 59624

ISBN: 0713998520

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a small scar where a price label has been removed. Appears little used. xvi + 444 pages, 31 photos on plates, 9 text illustrations, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Malcolm Muggeridge: the biography

By: Ingrams, Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 59468

ISBN: 0002556103

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with a small neat gift inscription on the front endpaper, and is signed by the author on the title page, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xiv + 266 pages, photos on plates, bibliography, index View more info

Oliver Goldsmith: a biography

By: Irving, Washington & Blakely, Gilbert Sykes (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Macmillan Company: 1919

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57958

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean, small format hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles on front board, cloth rubbed at edges & spine ends, no inscriptions. xx + 304 pages + 4 pages of publisher's adverts, frontispiece, notes. A Macmillan pocket classic View more info

Life between the lines: a memoir

By: Izbicki, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Umbria Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56497

ISBN: 0954127579

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, laminate lifting at edges, no inscriptions. viii + 360 pages, photos in the text, index View more info