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The Collected Autobiographies Of Maya Angelou

By: Angelou, Dr Maya

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002182


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean and white with a couple of very feint thumb marks to fore edge. Feels lightly read. Near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge and couple of minor rubs on bottom edge of rear panel. A near fine book in a very good jacket. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted wit... View more info

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Simenon: A Biography

By: Assouline, Pierre

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002422


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to foot of spine, couple of light thumb marks to fore edge, near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to bottom edge. Overall a near fine copy. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival qua... View more info

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There And Back Again - An Actors Tale from Lord of the Rings Films

By: Astin, Sean

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000580


First Edition First printing. Book is tight and clean, Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Text block feels lightly read, is very clean, light bumping to head and foot of spine, small remainder mark to lower text block edge. Book in near fine condition. Jacket some very light handling marks, and minor crimping on spine ends else lovely. An autobiographical look at the behind the scenes from the actor who played Frodo, in the Lord of the Rings films from Peter Jackson... View more info

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Who On Earth Is Tom Baker? An Autobiography

By: Baker, Tom

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002771


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, very good condition. Jacket near fine some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to m... View more info

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Bram Stoker : A Biography of the Author of Dracula

By: Belford, Barbara

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Giant: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000478


A Near Fine Paperback Book In Larger Format. Light Binding Mark To Fore Edge Of Text Block, Small Area Of Toning To Rear Cover And General Minor Handling Marks. No Creasing To Spine. Overall Near Fine. Tight Clean And Square. This Copy Is Not Exlib, Not Priced Clipped And Has No Inscriptions. View more info

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The Other Alice: The Story of Alice Liddell and Alice in Wonderland

By: Bjork, Christina

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., R & S Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000854


First edition first printing. Book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Feels lightly read. Light toning to text block edges, fine condition. Jacket some very minor rubs to foot of spine. else fine. Super book for Alice fans with many photographs and illustrations of Alice Liddell, and Lewis Carroll (Rev. Dodgson), A compendium of information regarding the writing and characters of the Alice books. This copy is not ex-lib, not priced clip... View more info

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A Thirst for Life: With the Accent on Cricket

By: Blofeld, Henry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001930


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, very good condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. Slight sunning to spine. Overall very good. This copy is not ex-lib, not priced clipped and has no inscriptions. For grading accuracy books are photographed with... View more info

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Quest for Adventure (signed)

By: Bonington, Chris

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002465


First edition thus first printing 1992. Large format paperback book is tight clean and square. Covers sharp and clean. Text block clean, with very light spotting to top and bottom edges. Feels unread. Near fine condition. Flat signed to title page by Sir Chris Bonington, also has ticket for talk and signing session laid in For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book describe... View more info

Image for Road Work: Collected Journalism - Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues and Beasts

Road Work: Collected Journalism - Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues and Beasts

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002392


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean and white. Feels unread. Fine condition. Jacket some very minor crimping to top edge. Overall fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality addition to your collection. Note we do not use stock images, the book p... View more info

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The South Bank Show: The Final Cut

By: Bragg, Melvyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000633


First Edition First printing. Book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect, fine condition. Jacket some minor handling marks and very light minor crimping to top edge. Very Nice copy of this fascinating book by Bragg about his time on the show, each of the 26 chapters is a summary of key programs that featured a notable person starting with Paul McCartney 1978 to PD James 2006 This Copy Is Not Ex-lib, Not Priced Clipped And Has No Inscriptions... View more info

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Gauss: A Biographical Study

By: Buhler, Walter K.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Springer-Verlag: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002983


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with couple of light spots to top edge. Feels lightly read, near fine condition. Jacket some minor rubs to edges. Fading to top edge of front panel and spine. Overall very good. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a ... View more info

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CAGNEY by Cagney

By: Cagney, James

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, New English Library Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001654


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Text block clean, with usual moderate toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Near fine condition. Jacket perfect no issues, in archival cover. A super copy. This copy is not ex-lib, not priced clipped and has no inscriptions. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book ... View more info

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Sherlock Holmes

By: Campbell, Mark

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Harpenden, Herts, Pocket Essentials: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000392


First Edition, First Printing. Fine Book In Fine Jacket In Unread Condition. Loads Of Information Regarding Sherlock Holmes Stories, Films, Tv Etc. Nice Compact Reference Work For The Collector Of General Holmes Enthusiast. This Copy Is Not Exlib, Not Priced Clipped And Has No Inscriptions. For Grading Accuracy Books Are Photographed Without A Protective Book Cover. This Book Is Fitted With A Non Adhesive Archival Quality Book Protector To Make A Quality Addition To Yo... View more info

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Winston S. Churchill. Volume II. Young Statesman 1901-1914

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003089


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, near fine condition. Jacket some crimping and shelf wear to edges. Light handling marks to the gloss. Two neat closed tears to rear panel, looks great in archival cover. Overall near fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protectiv... View more info

Image for My Early Life - A Roving Commission

My Early Life - A Roving Commission

By: Churchill, Winston

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003535


First edition thus fourth printing, 1958. Hardback book is in very nice condition. Boards sharp and clean.Title gilt perfect. Text block clean, and white, with lightly faded red edges. Feels lightly read. Jacket very smart, with small rub and light creases to head of spine. Looks nice in fitted archival cover. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book described. A nice c... View more info

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The Detective And The Doctor : A Murder Casebook (Signed)

By: Cole, D. J.; Acland, P. R.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000080


Flat Signed By David Cole. Fine Condition Hardback Tight Square And Clean, Boards Fresh. Jacket With Light Shelf Wear, Single Closed 3Mm Tear To Foot Of Spine, Near Fine. This Copy Is Not Exlib, Not Priced Clipped And Has No Inscriptions. The Authors Working Together For West Midlands Constabulary, As Chief Superintendent And Forensic Pathologist, Detail The Investigative Procedures And Skills That Provided The Evidence For Solving Some Of The West Midlands Most Notable ... View more info

Image for Days on the Wing, being the war memoirs of Major, the Chevalier, Willy Coppens de Houthulst

Days on the Wing, being the war memoirs of Major, the Chevalier, Willy Coppens de Houthulst

By: Coppens, Willy; Insall, A.J. (trans)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002020


First edition c. 1932. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Cloth boards have light marking. Text block clean, with very light dust marks to top edge. Feels lightly read and very tight. Minor bump to head and foot of spine. Pencil notations to front paste down and FEP. A lovely near fine copy. Partial bright jacket tipped in to protective archival cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector... View more info

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Love 16, Love, parents and other problems

By: Coren, Victoria

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002920


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight and clean with touch of lean. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with toning to edges. Feels read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, very good condition. Jacket some minor crimping to edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. Overall a very good copy For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book... View more info

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Fatal Light

By: Currey, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000566


First Edition First printing. Book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Minor bump to foot of spine, Light toning to text block edges, fine condition. Feels unread. Jacket some very minor handling marks and very minor creasing to front top edge. Authors first novel, a coming of age story set in the USA and the Vietnam war. This Copy Is Not Ex-lib, Not Priced Clipped And Has No Inscriptions. For grading accuracy Books are photographed withou... View more info

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Past Forgetting: Memoirs of the Hammer Years

By: Cushing, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000584


First Edition First printing. Book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Text block feels unread and is very clean. Light toning as is common with this title, overall book in fine condition. Jacket some very light handling marks, else lovely. Overall a fine example of this autobiography, contains 32 pages of photos, and a full list of movie appearances and awards. Excellent volume. This Copy Is Not Ex-lib and Not Priced Clipped. For grading... View more info

Image for Boy & Going Solo An Autobiographical Account 1916-1941

Boy & Going Solo An Autobiographical Account 1916-1941

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002770


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean and white. Feels unread. Neat gift inscription to half title page, near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Neatly price clipped. Overall near fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality add... View more info

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A Girl Called Dusty

By: Davis, Sharon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001968


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Text block clean and white. Feels unread. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to edge. Price on inner flap crossed out in pen. Overall near fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality... View more info

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The Silken Canopy

By: Dover, Victor

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002158


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean and white, feels lightly read. Very minor bump to head and foot of spine, near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. Overall a near fine copy that looks superb in archival cover. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non... View more info

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Commanche Six: Company Commander in Vietnam

By: Estep, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Presidio Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003005


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Previous sellers pencil price to FEP. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. Overall near fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted wi... View more info

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Shockaholic

By: Fisher, Carrie

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002409


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, and white. Feels unread. Fine condition. Jacket two minor dinks to rear joint. Overall a fine copy. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality addition to your collection. Note we do not use stock images, the book ... View more info

Image for Life Hangs by a Silken Thread: An Autobiography by Squadron Leader Eric Foster

Life Hangs by a Silken Thread: An Autobiography by Squadron Leader Eric Foster

By: Foster, Eric

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Harpenden, Astia Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001652


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Text block clean and white. Feels lightly read. Fine condition. Jacket some very minor crimping to top edge. Minor crease to foot of spine. Overall a fine copy. This copy is not ex-lib, not priced clipped and has no inscriptions. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quali... View more info

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If You Know Of A Better Life Please Tell Me (Signed)

By: Freeman, Bud

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Bashall Eaves: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000293


Scarce Signed Copy Of This Little Gem. Slim Pocket Size Paperback. Near Fine Copy Very Lightly Read, Light Crease To Fore Edge Corners, A Few Minor Rubs. Tight And Square, Not Falling Apart Like This Title Normally Does. Flat Signed By Bud Freeman To Title Page. Genuine Little Find, A Fascinating And Funny Collection Of Memories From On Of Britain's Famous Jazz Musicians, Great Little Anecdotes About The Other Great Jazz Names, And More. Cmstock View more info

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Living the Magical Life: An Oracular Adventure (signed)

By: Gablik, Suzi

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Phanes Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002697


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. Overall near fine. Signed with inscription "For Angela with admiration Suzi Gablik" For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective ... View more info

Image for Witness to Viet Nam The Containment of Communism in South East Asia (inscribed by author)

Witness to Viet Nam The Containment of Communism in South East Asia (inscribed by author)

By: Glyn, Alan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Beverley Hills USA, Johnson: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003004


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning and spotting to edges. Previous booksellers pencil price to FEP.Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, very good condition. Jacket some minor crimping and rubbing to extremities. Split with loss to head of front joint. 10mm strip of toning to the top edge of rear panel. Inscribed and dated by author to ... View more info

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J. Robert Oppenheimer 'Shatterer of Worlds'

By: Goodchild, Peter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002582


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. Feels lightly read. Near fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. Overall near fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality addition... View more info