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Shake It Again

By: Buchanan-Taylor, W.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton: 1944

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 8244

Condition: Good +


5th impression. 8vo. Pp 263 + 32pp monochrome halftone photographs. Blue cloth boards stamped in yellow on the spine. Spine sunned and a vertical crease down the centre of the back panel. Good without dust-jacket. View more info

The Queen's Resolve

By: Bullock, Charles

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: "Home Words", nd (1898):

Seller ID: 8629


1st edition. 190 x 120mm. Pp 200 + 8pp publisher's catalogue. Blue cloth bevelled boards stamped in gilt and black on the spine and upper panel. Missing front free-endpaper else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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Sir Alan Sugar: The Biography

By: Burden, Charlie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, John Blake: 2009

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 90705

ISBN: 1844547027

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. Pp xxvii + 259 + 8pp colour photographs. Red cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. A clean unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

The Art of Living

By: Burdett, Osbert

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1933

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8525

Condition: near Very Good


First impression. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. View more info

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Discourses and Letters of Hubert Murray Burge: edited with a memoir by Lord Charnwood

By: Burge, Hubert Murray

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1930

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89593

Condition: near Very Good


8vo. Pp302 + b&w frontispiece (portrait). Orange brown cloth boards stamped in black on the spine, without dust jacket. Name, date and place in ink on ffep with address sticker. The text is clean and the binding tight. Slight age and use discoloration to spine. View more info

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Little Wilson and Big God: Being the First Part of the Confessions of Anthony Burgess

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94282

ISBN: 0434098191

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 8vo. Pp ix + 460. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a touch rubbed at the top edge. View more info

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Living in Bloomsbury

By: Burke, Thomas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1939

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89524

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. 8vo. Pp 361. Tan cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. Name and address of ownership stamped on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. View more info

The Shoemaker's Son: The Life of Hans Christian Andersen

By: Burnett, Constance Buel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: George G. Harrap, 1946:

Seller ID: 80999


3rd impression. 8vo. Pp 252 + frontis & 16pp monochrome halftone photographs. Oatmeal cloth boards stamped in blue on the spine and upper panel. Spotting to book block edges else Very Good in chipped Good+ dust-jacket. View more info

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The Tongue Set Free

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1989

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93762

ISBN: 0330300598

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Translated from the German by Joachim Neugroschel. 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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The Torch in My Ear

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1990

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93763

ISBN: 0330314602

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Translated from the German by Joachim Neugroschel. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Violets for the Emperor: The Life of Louisa de Mercy-Argentau

By: Caraman-Chimay, Therese de

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Harvill: 1972

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10923

ISBN: 0 00 272871 0

Condition: near Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 189 + 8pp monochrome halftone plates. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Some spotting to book block edges else Very Good in near Very Good price-clipped dust-jacket with one repaired tear to spine. View more info

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William Golding: The Man and his Books

By: Carey, John (Ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1986

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 6473

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition. A Tribute on his 75th Birthday. Black cloth boards stamped in gold on the spine. Pp 192 with 8pp half-tone illustrations. Paper browned at the edges else Fine in Fine dust-jacket. View more info

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Claude Dampier, Mrs Gibson and Me

By: Carlyle, Billie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Staines: Billie Carlyle, 1988:

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 80600

Condition: Near Fine


2nd edition. Paperback. 206 x 145mm. Pp 116 + 20pp monochrome half-tone photographs. Some marking to printed wrapper else Fine. View more info

Claude Dampier, Mrs Gibson and Me

By: Carlyle, Billie

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Staines, Billie Carlyle: 1988

Edition: Second edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 80601

Condition: Very Good +


2nd edition. Paperback. 206 x 145mm. Pp 116 + 20pp monochrome half-tone photographs. Signed 'Wishing You Happy Happenings. Billie Carlyle' on the half-title. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Ivan the Terrible

By: Carr, Francis

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot: David & Charles: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 80991

ISBN: 0 7153 7958 5


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 220 + 16pp monochrome halftone photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good+ in badly sunned, but otherwise Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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The Selected Letters of Lewis Carroll

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1996

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91999

ISBN: 0 333 64258 9

Condition: Very Good


Second edition edited by Morton N. Cohen with the assistance of Roger Lancelyn Green. Trade paperback. Pp xvii + 302 +8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Anthony Blunt: His Lives

By: Carter, Miranda

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Pan: 2002

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 90745

ISBN: 0 330 36766 8

Condition: Very Good


5th printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xviii + 590 + 16pp b&w photographs. A clean unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Memoir of the Bobotes

By: Cary, Joyce

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Readers Union, 1965:

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 7382

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 169 with illus by the author. Intro by Walter Allen. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Page edges yellowed else Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

Antoine De Saint-Exupery: His Life and Times

By: Cate, Curtis,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85188

ISBN: 0 434 11040 X

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp xvi + 608 + 32pp b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust-jacket. View more info

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Cyprus 1878: The Journal of Sir Garnet Wolseley

By: Cavendish,; Anne (Ed)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Cyprus Popular Bank Cultural Centre: 1992

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 93316

ISBN: 9963 42 207 1

Condition: Very Good +


4to (275 x 217mm). Pp xviii + 204 with b&w illustrations throughout. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info