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Image for Cyprus 1878: The Journal of Sir Garnet Wolseley

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

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Très Riche Heures: A Memoir

By: Chamberlin, Lydia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, Madison Books: 1992

Edition: No edition stated

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 93341

ISBN: 0 8191 9239 2

Condition: Very Good


8vo paperback>. Pp xii + 205 + 32pp b&w photographs. Gift inscription by the author on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Laid-in is a printed Aftword which draws attention to the fact that a number of paragraphs in the book have been blacked out by the author. View more info

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1993

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 89866

ISBN: 0 00 637492 1

Condition: near Very Good


3rd printing of this trade paperback edition of Jung Chang's prize-winning family memoir. Pp 696 + 32 b&w photographs. Lower wrappers, head and tail of spine slightly rubbed, reading creases on spine, else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93750

ISBN: 0002153572

Condition: Very Good +


First printing of Jung Chang's prize-winning family memoir. Pp 524 + 16 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

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1993

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96888

ISBN: 0006374921

Condition: Very Good


21st printing of this trade paperback edition of Jung Chang's prize-winning family memoir. Pp 696 + 32 b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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In My Mother's House: A Daughter's Story

By: Chernin, Kim

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 1985

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92439

ISBN: 0 86068 563 2

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 307. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Spotting to the book block edges. View more info

The World is Full of Charlies Recollections of a Lifetime in Showbusiness

By: Chester, Charlie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New English Library: 1974

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 85079

ISBN: 0 450 02277 3

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 233 + 8pp b&w photographs. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust-jacket. Signed To Tom and Ruth All the Best Charlie Chester in ink on the front free endpaper, Also the verso of the half-title has the couplet Down in the jungle its very plain to see The world is full of Charlies as well as me! Charlie Chester. View more info

Oppenheimer: The Story of a Friendship

By: Chevalier, Haakon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Andre Deutsch, 1966:

Seller ID: 12530


1st edition. 8vo. Pp xvi + 219. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

The Voyage Home

By: Church, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1964

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 80003

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 223. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in near Very Good price-clipped dust-jacket. View more info

Image for Jennie:Lady Randolph Churchill.  A Portrait with Letters

Jennie:Lady Randolph Churchill. A Portrait with Letters

By: Churchill, Peregrine and Julian Mitchell

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Readers Union: 1975

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 10283

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 285 + 32pp monochrome halftone photographs. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Good+ dust-jacket rubbed at the edges and chipped at head and tail of spine. View more info

Image for Jennie:Lady Randolph Churchill.  A Portrait with Letters

Jennie:Lady Randolph Churchill. A Portrait with Letters

By: Churchill, Peregrine and Julian Mitchell

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1974

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 86250

ISBN: 0 00 211393 7

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp 285 + 32pp monochrome halftone 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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Berlin Days (1946-47)

By: Clare, George

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1994

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93195

ISBN: 0 333 60587 X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp 230. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers - appears unread. View more info

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Diaries

By: Clark, Alan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93674

ISBN: 0 297 81352 8

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Pp xxi + 421 + 8 pp colour photographs. Green cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

By: Clarke, Donald

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1995

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92443

ISBN: 0 14 014748 9

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xi + 468 + 16pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Capote: A Biography

By: Clarke, Gerald

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91268

ISBN: 0 671 22811 0

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 8vo. Pp 631 + 32pp b&w photographs. Quarter bound in green cloth stamped in silver on the spine with sides of grey paper boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket has 3 closed tears and is a little rubbed at the edges. There is a black remainder mark stamped on the lower book block edge. View more info

Max Clifford - Read All About It

By: Clifford, Max and Levin, Angela

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Virgin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94979

ISBN: 1852272376

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp 248 + 8pp colour and b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for Dictionary Johnson: Samuel Johnson's Middle Years

Dictionary Johnson: Samuel Johnson's Middle Years

By: Clifford; James L

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1980

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 87693

ISBN: 0 434 13805 3

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp x + 372 with frontis and 14 b&w illustrations in the text. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean and tightly bound copy in an unclipped dust-jacket. View more info

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The Gambler: An Autobiography volume II, 1920-1939

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1973

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 87923

ISBN: 0 00 216262 8

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 221 + 8pp b&w photographs. Orange cloth boards stamped in gilt on a black background on the spine. A clean and tightly bound copy in a price-clipped dust-jacket. The soiled dust-jacket is chipped at the folds and has a number of closed tears. View more info

As It Seemed To Me: Political Memoirs

By: Cole, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94980

ISBN: 0297815296

Condition: Near Fine


3rd impression. 8vo. Pp 454 + 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

People Push Bottles up Peaceniks: Why I Quit The People Newspaper

By: Coleman, Vernon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Barnstaple: Blue Books, 2003:

Seller ID: 10453

ISBN: 1 899726 31 4


1st edition. Paperback. 8vo. Pp 90. Fine in printed wrappers. View more info