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Image for A Cruise in an Opium Clipper

A Cruise in an Opium Clipper

By: Anderson, Capt. Lindsay

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen Unwin: 1935

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004391

Condition: Very Good


Second reset edition first printing 1935. Hardback book is tightly bound with a touch of lean. Boards lightly marked and softened at corners. Text block clean, with light toning and marking to edges. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Previous owners pencil name to front pastedown. Feels gently read. Bumped to head and foot of spine, Spine has crease, is toned and the title is slightly faded. very good condition. No jacket. For grading accuracy books are photographe... View more info

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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

ISBN: 1844081702

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0701137274

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 1852271493

Condition: Near Fine


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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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

ISBN: 0753802163

Condition: Near Fine


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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Mr. Churchill in 1940

By: Berlin, Isaiah

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003752

Condition: Near Fine


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. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, near fine condition. Jacket some minor rubs to spine ends. 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... 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

ISBN: 9129622425

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 034077049X

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0340560495

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

ISBN: 1843543028

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 1444705490

Condition: Fine


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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The Mystery of Georges Simenon: A Biography

By: Bresler, Fenton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003803

ISBN: 0434980331

Condition: Very Good


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 fore edge. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head of spine. Previous owners penciled initials to FEP. Very good condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the gloss. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cov... 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

ISBN: 0450028399

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 1842432338

Condition: Fine


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

Image for I am Alive and You are Dead: A Journey into the Mind of Philip K. Dick

I am Alive and You are Dead: A Journey into the Mind of Philip K. Dick

By: Carrere, Emmanuel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004256

ISBN: 0747569193

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with a hint of toning to edges. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels very lightly read. Fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to bottom edge. of rear panel. Overall a fine copy. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a worthy addition to your collection. Note we do not use stock images,... View more info

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

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

Condition: Near Fine


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 The Big Show: Some Experiences Of A French Fighter Pilot In The RAF (1st/1st)

The Big Show: Some Experiences Of A French Fighter Pilot In The RAF (1st/1st)

By: Clostermann, Pierre (D.F.C.); Berthoud, Oliver (translator)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004390

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tightly bound with a mild lean. Boards marked and softened at corners. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels gently read. Bumped to head and foot of spine, Spine has crease, is toned and the gilt is faded. Good to very good condition. No jacket. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured ... View more info

Image for High Adventure - the Autobiography of Australia's Most Famous W.W.1 Flying Ace

High Adventure - the Autobiography of Australia's Most Famous W.W.1 Flying Ace

By: Cobby DSO DFC & Bars, A. H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dandenong, Vic, Kookaburra Technical Publications Pty. Ltd.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004540

ISBN: 0858800446

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, with 5mm rub to top edge of lower board, and light shelf wear to bottom edges. Title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges, couple of light marks to FEP. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels lightly read. Minor bump to head and foot of spine, very good condition. Jacket price clipped, has some minor crimping to top edge. Light handling marks to the g... View more info

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

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

ISBN: 070905355X

Condition: Fine


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 Alice Cooper Golf Monster - How a wild rock and roll life led to a serious golf addiction

Alice Cooper Golf Monster - How a wild rock and roll life led to a serious golf addiction

By: Cooper, Alice

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Aurum Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004109

ISBN: 1845132971

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with white edges. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels very lightly read. Sharp spine ends, fine condition. Jacket some minor crimping to top edge. Small sticker remnant to rear panel. Overall fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality... View more info

Image for A Multitude of Sins: Golden Brown, The Stranglers and Strange Little Girls: The Autobiography

A Multitude of Sins: Golden Brown, The Stranglers and Strange Little Girls: The Autobiography

By: Cornwell, Hugh

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins UK: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004366

ISBN: 0007190824

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight and clean with slight lean. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, with light toning to edges. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels read. Minor bump to foot of spine, very good condition. Jacket some minor crimping to edges. A few light creases. Overall a very good copy. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive a... 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

ISBN: 0571152538

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0297792830

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0224032844

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0233002375

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0304302384

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 089141410X

Condition: Near Fine


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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Fawcett On Rock

By: Fawcett, Ron; Beatty, John; Harrison, Mike

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Hyman: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004531

ISBN: 0044400764

Condition: Near Fine


First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text block clean, and white, with feint spotting to top edge. The pages are crisp and unblemished. Feels very lightly read. Sharp spine ends, near fine condition. Jacket has single light scratch to rear panel, else fine. 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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Shockaholic

By: Fisher, Carrie

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002409

ISBN: 1847370322

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0951898302

Condition: Fine


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