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The Confessions of a Society Photographer

By: Warren, Allan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Jupiter, 1976: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 83496

ISBN: 0 904041 68 9

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp x + 214 with monochrome halftone photographs throughout. Bump to top edge of upper and lower boards else Very Good in clipped Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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Simon Bolivar

By: Waugh, Elizabeth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1946:

Seller ID: 82466


3rd impression. Illustrated by Flora Nash Demuth. 8vo. Pp 364. Orange cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and the upper panel. Colour frontis and 40 black line illustrations. Very Good in Good dust-jacket rubbed at the edges and worn at head and tail of spine. View more info

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The Letters of Evelyn Waugh

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 1995

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91611

ISBN: 1 85799 245 8

Condition: near Very Good


Edited by Mark Amory. First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xviii + 664. There are very faint, and easily eraseable, pencil markings in the margins else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 1995

Seller ID: 91612

ISBN: 1 85799 245 8

Condition: near Very Good


Edited by Michael Davie. An 8vo paperback edition. Pp xii + 820. There are very faint, and easily eraseable, pencil markings in the margins else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The title page has been neatly excised. View more info

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Verdi

By: Wechsberg, Joseph

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London: Arts Book Society, 1974:

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 8234

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 255 illus in colour and monochrome. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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The Owl Pen

By: Wells, Kenneth McNeill

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Toronto, British Book Service: 1955

Edition: New revised edition

Seller ID: 95736

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with wood-engravings by Lucille Oille. Pp xi + 207. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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One Writer's Beginnings

By: Welty, E

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984:

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 12941

ISBN: 0 674 63927 8

Condition: Near Fine


13th impression. 8vo. Pp 104 + 8pp b&w photographs. Two-tone grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Near Fine in Very Good dust-jacket a little rubbed at the top edge and with one closed tear. View more info

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Orwell: The War Broadcasts

By: West, W. J. (Ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth/British Broadcasting Corporation: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94275

ISBN: 0715619160

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 8vo. Pp 304 + 16pp b&w plates. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Moving On

By: Weston, Simon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Portrait, 2003:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10463

ISBN: 0 7499 5000 5

Condition: Fine


1st edition. 8vo. Pp ix + 213 + 8pp colour halftone plates. Grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Fine in Fine dust-jacket. Publisher's press release laid in. View more info

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Emma Goldman: An Intimate Life

By: Wexler, Alice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 1984

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92438

ISBN: 0 86068 680 9

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xix + 339 + 8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science

By: White, Michael and Gribbin, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1992

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 91779

ISBN: 0 670 84013 0

Condition: Very Good +


4th printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp ix + 304. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Selective Memory

By: Whitehorn, Katharine

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 2007

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 97228

ISBN: 1844082407

Condition: Very Good +


6th impression. 8vo. Pp xiv + 269 + 8pp b&w photographs. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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When the Going Gets Weird: The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson A Very Unauthorized Biography

By: Whitmer, Peter O.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91338

ISBN: 1 56282 856 8

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 8vo. Pp x + 335 + 8pp b&w photographs. Quarter bound in black cloth stamped in gilt on the spine with sides of red paper on boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Wallace's Ground

By: Wightman, Ralph

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Country Book Club: 1973

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 87013

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 156. Orange cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is rubbed at the edges and lightly chipped at the folds. View more info

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Jane Austen

By: Wilks, Brian

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94677

ISBN: 060030356X

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 4to (304 x 216mm). Pp 144 illustrated in colour and b&w throughout. Grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges with a couple of verey small chips. View more info

One Eye on the Clock

By: Willans, Geoffrey

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan, 1943:

Seller ID: 10164


1st edition. 8vo. Pp v + 177 + frontis & 7pp mpnochrome halftone photographs. Blue cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Spine faded and cloth marked else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia

By: Willetts, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Stockport, Dewi Lewis: 20082005

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 91321

ISBN: 1 904587 27 5

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this revised and expanded edition. 8vo paperback. Pp 336 illustrated with b&w photographs throughout. Name and address of ownership stamped on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The bizarre life of writer, actor and Soho raconteur Julian Maclaren-Ross. View more info

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Excursions in the Real World

By: William Trevor

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95837

ISBN: 014023845X

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xvi + 192. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Children of Shallowford

By: Williamson, Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 89609

Condition: near Very Good


New, revised edition with additional scenes. 8vo. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy an a tight binding without dust jacket. View more info

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A Book of London Yesterdays

By: Willis, Frederick

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House: 1960

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89929

Condition: Good +


1st printing. Foreword by The Rt Hon Lord Morrison of Lambeth. 8vo. Pp 314 + frontis and 48pp b&w plates. Mauve cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name and address of ownership stamped on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. The cloth is damp-stained especially at thebottom outer corners and there is staining also showing throughout the book to the bottom outer corners of the text pages. A little better than a reading... View more info