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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

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Un voyageur solitaire est un diable: Les Voyageurs Traques III

By: De Montherlant, Henry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard: 1961

Seller ID: 96574

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pp 208. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. All text is in French. View more info

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Aurélia: La Reve et la Vie

By: De Nerval, Gérard (Gerard Labrunie)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Paris, Payot: 1913

Seller ID: 97219

Condition: near Very Good


Small format paperback with untrimmed pages. Pp 196. Light sporadic spotting throughout. All text in French. View more info

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Lettres a Sa Femme

By: De Sade, Marquis

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Arles, Actes Sud: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96488

ISBN: 2742710019

Condition: Near Fine


First printing of this mass market paperback edition - a volume in the Babel collection. Edited with a preface and notes by Marc Buffat. Pp 459. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. All text is in French. View more info

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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

By: de Waal, Edmund

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2010

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 95834

ISBN: 0701184175

Condition: Very Good


6th impression. 8vo. Pp 354 with a number of b&w photographs in the text. Printed grey cloth boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. View more info

Image for At War with Waugh: The True Story of Scoop

At War with Waugh: The True Story of Scoop

By: Deedes, W. F.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2003

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94341

ISBN: 1405005734

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 8vo. Pp 134. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in white on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Scenes from my Life

By: Dench, Judi

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2006

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94981

ISBN: 1841882666

Condition: Very Good +


2nd printing of this 4to paperback (225 x 170mm). Edited and introduced by John Miller. Pp 223 illustrated with colour and b&w photographs throughout. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Leopard in My Lap

By: Denis, Michaela

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1955

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8494


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 252 + frontis & 48pp monochrome and 4pp colour halftone photographs by Armand Denis. Red cloth boards stamped in yellow on the spine. Near Very Good without dust-jacket. Signed by the author on the title-page. View more info

Bernard Shaw and Mrs Patrick Campbell: Their Correspondence

By: Dent, Alan (Ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Victor Gollancz, 1952:

Seller ID: 6165


1st edition. Minor spotting to fore-edge else a nice copy in publisher's red cloth stamped in gold on spine. dust-jacket a bit worn at edges and spotted at the folds. View more info

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Two Flamboyant Fathers

By: Devas, Nicolette

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1985

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91871

ISBN: 0 241 11404 7

Condition: Very Good


First peinting of this trade paperback edition. Pp 287 + 8pp b&w photographs. Name and address of ownership stamped on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The upper wrapper has a very light diagonal crease across the top corner. View more info

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Wait for Me! Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister

By: Devonshire, Deborah

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1010

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 91455

ISBN: 1848541902

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. 8vo. Pp xiv + 370 + 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. View more info

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The Prince of Wales: A Biography

By: Dimbleby, Jonathan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95986

ISBN: 0316910163

Condition: Near Fine


First impression. 8vo. Pp xx + 620 + 16pp b&w and 16pp colour photographs. Black 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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Out of Africa

By: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 2001

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96986

ISBN: 0141183330

Condition: near Very Good


5th printing of this trade paperback edition - a volume in the Penguin Classics series. Pp 329. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light creasing to the upper wrapper. View more info

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Skating to Antarctica

By: Diski, Jenny

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96454

ISBN: 1862070490

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 250. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Wrappers show a touch of rubbing at the corners. View more info

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Autobiography

By: Dolin, Anton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Oldbourne, 1960:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 80076

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 336 + frontis & 32pp monochrome halftone photographs. Blue cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

Freddy Lonsdale: His Biography

By: Donaldson, Frances

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: William Heinemann, 1957:

Seller ID: 8670


1st edition. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt andblack on the spine. Pp xlv + 237 with frontis and 16pp half-tone plates. Very Good in Good+ chipped dust-jacket. View more info

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Richard Doyle's Journal, 1840

By: Doyle, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, John Bartholomew:British Museum: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 95318

ISBN: 0702882801

Condition: Very Good


Introduction and Notes by Christopher Wheeler. Forst impression. 4to (266 x 192mm). Pp xvii + 156 illustrated in line throughout. Brown cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a little rubbed and marked. View more info

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Mortal Embrace: Living with AIDS

By: Dreuilhe, Emmanuel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95916

ISBN: 0571152767

Condition: Very Good


First impression. Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. 8vo. Pp 162. Black cloth boards stamped in white 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. View more info

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Old Maids Remember

By: Du Maurier, Angela

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1966

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 88705

Condition: near Very Good


1st printing. 8vo. Pp x + 189 + frontis and 8pp 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 protected dust jacket has a considerable number of closed tears, is soiled and lightly chipped at the folds. The book block edges show a touch of spotting. View more info

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Forget Not

By: Duchess of Argyll, Margaret

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1975

Edition: First

Seller ID: 97308

ISBN: 0491018258

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp 248 + 40pp b&w photographs. Charcoal cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info