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Henry Ward Beecher

By: Abbott, Lyman

Price: £8.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Chelsea House Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 57054


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. liv + 458 pages, photo frontispiece and a couple of text illustrations, bibliography, appendix, index. 'American Men and Women of letters' series View more info

Streep 2 viert

By: Adriaensens, Rob

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Belgium, IRIS: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58262


Text in Dutch. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 82 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

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Our Square

By: Anderson, Verily

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 63756


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with silver-gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, name on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. 256 pages View more info

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Home: a memoir of my early years

By: Andrews, Julie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40417


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. (viii) + 344 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

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Life of General Gordon

By: Anon

Price: £6.25

Publisher: John G. Murdoch: 1885

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 32756


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and black & gilt decoration, all edges gilt, bevelled boards, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, endpapers tanned, no inscriptions. 370 pages, 2 illustrations on plates. Written anonymously by Marianne Farningham, who also wrote as Eva Hope. Second edition - first published by Walter Scott in the previous year View more info

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John M. Synge: a few personal recollections with biographical notes

By: Anon. [Masefield, John]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Letchworth, Garden City Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 46698


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with paper title labels, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, spine label is a little worn at edges, light tanning to endpapers, no inscriptions. 32 pages View more info

Soldier on

By: Ansell, Colonel Sir Mike

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Peter Davies: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60328


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with a gift inscription by the author on the half title page, name on front endpaper and previous owner's name & address label on front pastedown in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped and creased at the edges. 180 pages, 38 photos on plates, index. Letter from the author laid in View more info

Edmond Halley

By: Armitage, Angus

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58181


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine and chipped at spine ends. xii + 220 pages, illustrations on plates & in the text, index View more info

Not worth reading

By: Arthur, Sir George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50343


Clean, tightly bound hardback book with a gift inscription by the author, "From a poor scribbler of the past for a great artist of the present", on the front endpaper, in an unclipped dustjacket which is worn and much repaired, some loss at edges and on spine and water marked. xiv + 300 pages, 8 photos on plates, index View more info

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Unscathed: escape from Sierra Leone

By: Ashby, Philip

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 49729


Clean hardback tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and spine ends, dedication signed by author on title page. 266 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

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Thesiger: a biography

By: Asher, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Viking: 1994

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 47659


Very clean, tightly bound book with a remainder mark (black line) at the bottom edge, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xxiv + 582 pages, 41 colour and 79 b/w photos on plates, 3 maps, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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The autobiography of Margot Asquith

By: Asquith, Margot

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34275


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with author's signature printed in the bottom right corner, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, small inscription on front endpaper, pages browned at the edges. xiv + 302 pages, 38 illustrations on plates and 5 in the text, index View more info

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Seeing red

By: Atkins, Coral

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Coronet Books: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 22302


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but appears little used, no inscriptions. x + 150 pages, 20 photographs on plates, View more info

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Seeing Red

By: Atkins, Coral

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1990

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 35622


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 150 pages, 20 photos on plates View more info

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Memories of sixty years in the timber and pianoforte trades

By: Bamberger, Louis

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61652


Clean hardback tightly bound in maroon cloth with gilt titles, boards bowed, cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends, no inscriptions. xviii + 270 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

Image for The order of things: a life of Joseph Furphy

The order of things: a life of Joseph Furphy

By: Barnes, John

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30616


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, has a remainder stamp on the title page, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Apart from the remainder stamp, as new, no signs of use. xviii + 421 pages, a few illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Quentin & Philip: a double portrait

By: Barrow, Andrew

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55437


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. x + 560 pages, photos on plates, map endpapers, index View more info

A slice of magic: the success of Abrakedabra Ltd

By: Beere, Hugh Wyndham

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ireland, Blackhall Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 57583


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, card covers rubbed at corners otherwise appears little used. xiv + 172 pages, 87 photos on plates View more info

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Unamerican activities: a memoir of the Fifties

By: Belfrage, Sally

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd.: 1994

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32212


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. viii + 264 pages View more info

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Life class

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1948

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 42743


A clean, tightly bound paperback, minor chip to top of spine, no inscriptions. The dustjacket is grubby, chipped and creased at the edges with a repaired tear on front cover and small hole in back cover. A first printing in the orange Penguin series no 615 (1948) View more info