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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 Dictionary of National Biography: 1961-1970

By: Williams, E. T. and Nicholls, C. S. (Eds)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 97632

ISBN: 0 19 865207 0

Condition: Very Good


745 biographies with an Index covering the years 1901-1970 in one alphabetical series. 8vo. Pp xviii + 1178. Blue 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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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

The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1999

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94957

ISBN: 0140271287

Condition: Very Good


13th printing of this mass market paperback edition. Pp 207. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

The Life of the Heart. George Sand and her Times

By: Winwar, Frances

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1946:

Seller ID: 8969


1st edition. Grey-blue cloth boards stamped in red and gilt on the spine. Pp 331 + 8pp half-tone illustrations. Good+ without dust-jacket. View more info