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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

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Oh, the Monkeys Have No Tails

By: Wolfe, Reese

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Victor Gollancz, 1959:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 83603

Condition: near Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 159. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Paper a little browned else Very Good in Good+ soiled dust-jacket a little worn at the edges. View more info

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Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby

By: Wolff, Geoffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1976

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 89990

Condition: Very Good


Book Club Edition printed on the front flap of the dust jacket. 8vo. Pp vi + 400 + 16pp b&w photographs. White cloth boards stamped in black on the spine and upper panel. A clean unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The protected dust jacket is a little rubbed at the extremities. View more info

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Kurt Wolff: A Portrait in Essays & Letters

By: Wolff, Kurt

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, University Of Chicago Press: 1991

Edition: First English language edition

Seller ID: 92618

ISBN: 0 226 90551 9

Condition: Very Good


Edited with a Foreword by Michael Ermath. Translated from the German by Deborah Lucas Schneider. 8vo. Pp xxviii + 223. Quarter bound in blue cloth stamped in gilt on the spine with sides of blue paper on boards. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Freud

By: Wollheim, Richard

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Fontana Press: 1985

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 97086

ISBN: 0006860303

Condition: near Very Good


9th printing of this trade paperback edition - a volume in the Fontana Modern Masters series. Pp 240. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light diagonal crease to the bottom corner of the lower wrapper. View more info

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Go an Extra Mile: The adventures and reflections of a flying doctor

By: Wood, Michael

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94749

ISBN: 0002162679

Condition: Very Good


First impression. Foreword by Laurens van der Post. 8vo. Pp 160 + 16pp photographs in colour and b&w. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spinel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

Maestro : Greenspan's Fed and the American Boom

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000:

Seller ID: 11968

ISBN: 0 7432 0412 3


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 269 + 16pp monochrome halftone photographs. Blue cloth spine with sides of blue paper on boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Near Fine in near Fine dust-jacket. View more info

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Thoreau

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Favil Press: 2001

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 85501

Condition: Near Fine


A facsimile edition (no 23 of 150) of the original edition published by The Upstairs Press of Kentfield, California. 20 pp 2-wire stitched in unprinted cardboard wrappers with a marbled paper dust-jacket, with printed label on the upper panel, attached. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust-jacket. The text was originally published in the Times Literary Supplement for 12 July 1917. View more info

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James Allen: A Portrait Enlarged

By: Wren, M. A. and P Hackett

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Privately published, 1968:

Seller ID: 83059


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 85 with frontis and 12 pp monochrome halftone plates. Ink inscription on inside front cover else Very Good in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Confucian's Progress: Autobiographical Writings in Traditional China

By: Wu, Pei-yi

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1992

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96834

ISBN: 0691015244

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xii + 283. 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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Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America - A Memoir

By: Wurtzel, Elizabeth

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Quartet, 1997:

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 11790

ISBN: 0 7043 0248 9

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Trade paperback. Near Fine in printed wrappers. View more info

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Astride the Wall: A Memoir 1913-1945

By: Wyndham, Ursula

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Lennard: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 88790

ISBN: 1 85291 050 X

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing. 8vo. Pp 192 inc 16pp b&w photographs. Burgundy 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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A Precocious Autobiography

By: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96447

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this mass market paperback edition. Translated from the Russian by Andrew R. MacAndrew. Pp 136 + 8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Young Freud: The Origins of Psychoanalysis in Late Nineteenth-Century Vienna

By: Zanuso, Billa

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Basil Blackwell: 1986

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93605

ISBN: 0 631 13749 1

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the Italian. 8vo. Pp 202. Black cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket has a couple of closed tears. View more info