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A Beautiful Mind

By: Nasar, Sylvia

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, 2001

Edition: Later printing


16th printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 461 + 8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light diagonal crease to the top corner of upper wrapper. View more info

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A Bird of Curious Plumage: Princess Cristina di Belgiojoso, 1808-1871

By: Gattey, Charles Neilson

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Constable, 1971

Edition: First edition


1st edition. 8vo. Pp vii + 233 + frontis and 12pp monochrome halftone plates. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. View more info

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A Book of London Yesterdays

By: Willis, Frederick

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House, 1960

Edition: First edition


1st printing. Foreword by The Rt Hon Lord Morrison of Lambeth. 8vo. Pp 314 + frontis and 48pp b&w plates. Mauve cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name and address of ownership stamped on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. The cloth is damp-stained especially at thebottom outer corners and there is staining also showing throughout the book to the bottom outer corners of the text pages. A little better than a reading... View more info

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A Boy at the Hogarth Press

By: Kennedy, Richard

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1978

Edition: First printing of this edition


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 99 illustrated by the author. Introduction by Bevis Hillier. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Text paper showing some age-browning. View more info

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A Chateau in the Dordogne: The Ryman Family's Dream

By: Josephs, Jeremy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Smith Gryphon, 1995

Edition: First edition


8vo. Pp x + 181 + 16pp b&w photographs. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

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A Cup of Coffee with My Interrogator: The Prague Chronicles of Ludvík Vaculík

By: Vaculík, Ludvík

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Readers International, 1987

Edition: First printing of this edition


First printing. Translated from the Czech by George Theiner. Introduction by Václav Havel. 8vo. Pp 127. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The text paper is showing a little age-browning. View more info

A Dance on the High Wire: Recollections of a Time and a Temperament

By: Harris, Jed

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, 1979

Edition: First edition


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 188. Blue cloth spine stamped in metallic red with sides of grey cloth boards. Slight spotting to book block edges else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

A Funny Way to Make a Living! An Autobiography of Dad's Army's Chief Warden Hodges

By: Pertwee, Bill

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Sunburst, 1996

Edition: First edition


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 320 + 64pp b&w photographs. Purple cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust-jacket. View more info

A Half-Baked Life: My Story So Far

By: Jenks, Claude

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Lime Tree, 1991

Edition: First edition


1st edition. 8vo. Pp viii + 183. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Near Fine in near Fine dust-jacket. View more info

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A Leg to Stand on

By: Sacks, Oliver

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Picador, 1986

Edition: First printing of this edition


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp viii + 168. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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A Letter

By: Fane, Julian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: John Murray, 1960,

Edition: First edition


Foreword by John Betjeman. 8vo. Pp 58. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Ownership name in ink on the front free endpaper else a clean, bright copy in a soiled, unclipped dust-jacket a little rubbed at the extremities. View more info

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A Letter to Myself

By: Mallet-Joris, Francoise

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen, 1964

Edition: First English language edition


1st (English) edition. Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brian. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in frayed and repaired dust-jacket. View more info

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A Life Too Short: The Tragedy of Robert Enke

By: Reng, Ronald

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Yellow Jersey Press, 2011

Edition: First English language edition


First printing. 8vo. Pp 390 illustrated throughout with b&w photographs. Green cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. A clean unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket - appears as new apart from the tiniest of closed tears on the bottom edge of the 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,


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

A Monkey among the Crocodiles

By: Thompson, Brian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins, 2000

Edition: First edition


The Life, Loves and Law Suits of Mrs Georgina Weldon. 1st edition. Uncorrected proof copy in printed wrappers. Very Good+ View more info