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A Poet in the Family

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Robson: 1984

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92445


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp 198. 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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My Fathert and Myself

By: Ackerley, J.R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1968

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93724


First printing. 8vo. Pp 219 + frontis and 8pp photographs printed in sepia. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. 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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For Sylvia: An Honest Account

By: Ackland, Valentine

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus/The Hogarth Press: 1985

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 92281


First printing. Foreword by Bea Howe. 8vo. Pp 135. Grey 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 Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1998

Edition: Book club

Seller ID: 94829


8vo. pp ix + 434 + 8pp colour and b&w plates. 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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Memoirs of an Aesthete

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93619


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 415 + 8pp b&w photographs. Previous owner's name neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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John James Audubon: A Biography

By: Adams, Alexander B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1967

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 86346


8vo. Pp 510 + 16pp b&w plates. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. View more info

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Untravelled World

By: Adams, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Quartet: 1987

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 92514


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp 275. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light diagonal crease across the top corner of upper wrapper. View more info

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The Searching Spirit:: An Autobiography

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins and Harvill Press: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95755


First impression. 8vo. Pp 224 + 8pp colour & 28pp b&w photographs. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. 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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Death of a Rolling Stone: The Brian Jones Story

By: Aftel, Mandy

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95612


First impression. 8vo. Pp 207 illustrated with b&w photographs throughout. Glazed printed paper boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket (as issued?) View more info

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The Selective Ego: The Diaries of James Agate

By: Agate, James; Beaumont, Timothy Wentworth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84079


Edited by Tim Beaumont. 8vo. Pp xii + 269. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Spotting to endpapers and book block edges. Gift inscription on front paste-down. Some red ink staining to top edge of book block and to top edge of sunned unclipped dust-jacket. View more info

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Portrait of a Genius, but...: The Life of D. H. Lawrence, 1885 to 1930

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union and William Heinemann: 1951

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 86729


8vo. Pp vi + 367 + 4pp b&w photographs. Red cloth boards stamped in silver and black on the spine. Contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. Cloth is spine sunned and somewhat soiled. View more info

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James Dean: Boulevard of Broken Dreams

By: Alexander, Paul

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Time Warner: 2005

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 92062


Later printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 269 + 32 pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Age browning to the text paper. View more info

Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties

By: Ali, Tariq

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1988

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 12464


1st printing of this paperback edition. Pp viii + 280. Rear cover is scuffed and light reading creases to spine else Very Good in printed wrappers. View more info

The Third and Fourth Generation (Volume I)

By: Allwood F.L.S., Montagu C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Wivelsfield Green: Montagu C. Allwood, 1940:

Seller ID: 83435


1st edition. 8vo. Pp viii + 186 + 11pp monochrome halftone plates and line illustrations in the text. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Owner’s ink inscription on ffe. Light spotting to book block edges else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

The Third and Fourth Generation: Volume I

By: Allwood, Montagu C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Wivelsfield: Montagu C. Allwood, 1940:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 83668


1st edition. 8vo. Pp vi + 186 + 11 pp monochrome halftone photographs. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Spotting to prelims and book block edges. Mark to cloth on lower board. Good+ without dust-jacket. View more info

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Memoirs

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1991

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 91580


4th printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xvii + 346 + 24pp of half-tone photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info

Image for Incest: From A Journal of Love - The Unexpurgated Diaries of Anais Nin 1932-1934

Incest: From A Journal of Love - The Unexpurgated Diaries of Anais Nin 1932-1934

By: Anais Nin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Peter Owen: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 92046


First printing. With an Introduction by Rupert Pole and Biographical Notes by Gunther Stuhlmann. 8vo. Pp xi + 418 + 8pp b&w photographs. Purple 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 couple of closed tears and is a little rubbed at the edges. View more info

The Character Ball: Chapters of Autobiography

By: Anderson, Patrick

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1963:

Seller ID: 82511


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 221. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Spotting to book block edges. Neat diagonal cut to top corner of ffe else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

A Memoirof the Buchanan Family and in particular of George Buchanan 1831-1895

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1941:

Seller ID: 10238


1st edition. 4to (215 x 170mm). Pp 57 + frontis & 8pp monochrome halftone plates. Blue cloth boards stamped in black on the upper panel. Front free endpaper removed else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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Through The Narrow Gate

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95057


First impression. 8vo. Pp 285. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info