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Image for The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty

The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty

By: Collier, Peter and David Horowitz

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 88325

ISBN: 0 03 008371 0

Condition: Very Good


_vo. Pp 746 + 32pp b&w photographs. Black 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 top edge. View more info

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Charles Kingsley: The Lion of Eversley

By: Colloms, Brenda

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1975

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12671

ISBN: 0 09 460020 1

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 400 = frontis and 8pp monochrome halftone illustrations. Green cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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Iris Murdoch: A Life

By: Conradi, Peter J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2002

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93675

ISBN: 0 00 653175 X

Condition: Very Good +


First printing of this treade paperback edition. Pp xxix + 706 + 32pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Jock the Oct: I Bring You Good News!

By: Cooley, Gaynor

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Pidley: Finale, 2003:

Seller ID: 11796

ISBN: 0 9544402 0 X


1st printing of the trade paperback edition. 8vo. Pp iii + 227. Fine in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for Mr Wu and Mrs Stitch: The Letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper

Mr Wu and Mrs Stitch: The Letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper

By: Cooper, Artemis

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91919

ISBN: 0 340 53488 5

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 8vo. Pp 344 + 16pp b&w photographs. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Printed erratum slip laid-in. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for Cochrane the Dauntless: The Life and Adventures of Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 1775-1860

Cochrane the Dauntless: The Life and Adventures of Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 1775-1860

By: Cordingly, David

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2008

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94083

ISBN: 0747585458

Condition: near Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xvi + 420 + 16pp colour and 8pp b&w plates. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light diagonal crease across the bottom corner of upper wrapper. View more info

No Star Nonsense

By: Cotes, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Rockliff, 1949:

Seller ID: 6710


1st edition. 8vo. Pp xii + 198 + frontis & 22pp monochrome halftone plates. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Spine sunned else near Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Image for Lady Alumina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

Lady Alumina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

By: Countess of Carnarvon, The

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2011

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 91556

ISBN: 1444730827

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 8vo. Pp x + 310 + 32pp photographs in colour and b&w. 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 Life of George Crabbe by His Son

By: Crabbe, George

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Cresset Press: 1947

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93168

Condition: Very Good


A volume in The Cresset Library with an introduction by Edmund Blunden. 8vo. Pp xxx + 286. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is lightly chipped at the folds and showing wear at the head of the spine. View more info

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Jeffrey Archer: Stranger Than Fiction

By: Crick, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95035

ISBN: 0241133602

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp xxii + 456 + 24pp b&w photographs. 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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Westminster Blues: Minor Chords

By: Critchley, Julian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: 97305

ISBN: 0241113873

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp 134 illustrrated with cartoons by Colin Wheeler. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

Shelley's Dream Women

By: Crompton, Margaret

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Cassell, 1967:

Seller ID: 10601


1st edition. 8vo. Pp x + 301 + 8pp monochrome halftone plates. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Good+ dust-jacket rubbed at the edges and folds. View more info

John Mackintosh: A Biography

By: Crutchley, Geo. W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Hodder and Stoughton, nd (1922?):

Seller ID: 10878


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 231 + photogravure frontis & 16pp monochrome halftone plates. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Comp slip 'With the Compliments of Mrs Mackintosh & Family' tipped on to ffe. Upper hinge a little cracked and cloth stained in places else Very Good in chipped dust-jacket with a 20mm piece missing from the head and tail of spine. View more info

Image for Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn't Lie Down

Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn't Lie Down

By: Dardis, Tom

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1980

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92354

ISBN: 0 14 005701 3

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xi + 340 illustrated with b&w photographs throughout. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist

James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist

By: Davies, Stan Gebler

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1975

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 88605

ISBN: 0 8128 1828 8

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. 8vo. Pp 328 + 8pp b&w photographs. Quarter bound in green cloth stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel with sides of grey paper on boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The protected dust jacket is alightly chipped and the folds and has a couple of closd tears. View more info

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The Adventures of Johnny Walker Tramp

By: Davies, W. H.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1926

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 93609

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 256. Blue buckram boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Top edge gilt, fore-edge and tail edge untrimmed. No 35 of an edition of 125 copies numbered and signed by the author. Neat notationj in ink on the front pastedown endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. The buckram is sunned at the spine. View more info

Young Emma

By: Davies, W. H.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Sceptre: 1987

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93917

ISBN: 0340405155

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Foreword by C.V. Wedgwood. Pp 140. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for Grand Inquisitor: Memoirs by Sir Robin Day

Grand Inquisitor: Memoirs by Sir Robin Day

By: Day, Sir Robin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1989

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89980

ISBN: 0 297 79660 7

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp xv + 296 + 16pp b&w photographs. Blue 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 Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

By: de Beauvoir, Simone

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1988

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94014

ISBN: 0140077626

Condition: Very Good


4th printing of this trade paperback edition. Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brian. Pp 453. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for The Dauphin - Louis XVII., His Deliverance from the Tower of the Temple at Paris, Adoption, and Subsequent Career in England

The Dauphin - Louis XVII., His Deliverance from the Tower of the Temple at Paris, Adoption, and Subsequent Career in England

By: De Bourbon, Auguste

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1876

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10159

Condition: near Very Good


1st edition. 8vo (238 x 164mm). Pp vii + 119 + Woodburytype frontis and 5pp Vive la Liberte Francaise the words and the music tipped in at rear. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Cloth a little rubbed at the edges and bookplate on the front paste-down. Binding is sound and overall a nice copy without dust-jacket. View more info