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George Eliot

By: Uglow, Jennifer

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Virago/Pantheon: 1987

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93161

ISBN: 0 394 75359 3

Condition: Near Fine


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xv + 273. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers - appears unread. View more info

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Agatha Christie: Official Centenary Celebration 1890-1990

By: Underwood, Lynn (Ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Belgrave Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 83409

ISBN: 0 00 637675 4

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. A4 paperback. Pp 99 illustrated in colour and monochrome throughout. Very Good in printed wrappers. 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

Seller ID: 91666

ISBN: 0 930523 34 2

Condition: Very Good


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

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Mozart: A Pictorial Biography

By: Valentin, Erich

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1962

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 93053

Condition: Very Good


4to (240 x 182mm). Pp 143 with b&w illustrations throughout. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

The Night of the New Moon

By: Van der Post, Laurens

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, London: The Hogarth Press, 1970: 1970

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8550

ISBN: 0 7012 0000 0

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 157 + 6pp monochrome halftone plates. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Very Good price-clipped dust-jacket. View more info

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Elizabeth The Queen Mother

By: Vickers, Hugo

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95616

ISBN: 0091800102

Condition: Very Good +


First impression. 8vo. Pp xxxi + 618 + 32pp b&w photographs and 8pp 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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An Edmund Wilson Celebration

By: Wain, John (Ed)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1978

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12211

ISBN: 0 7148 1845 3

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. 8vo. Pp x + 182. Grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Includes contributions from Clive James, John Updike, Angus Wilson and Larzer Ziff. Near Fine in near Fine dust-jacket. View more info

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Elizabeth

By: Walker, Alexander

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 6567

ISBN: 0 297 81079 0

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. 8vo. Pp 423 + 32pp monochrome halftone photographs. Purple cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Very Good in Very Good clipped dust jacket. View more info

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Best Served Cold: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Malcolm Walker

By: Walker, Malcolm

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Icon: 2013

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 94026

ISBN: 184831700X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 8vo. Pp xi + 337 + 36pp photographs in colour and b&w. 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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Murray Walker, My Autobiography : Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken

By: Walker, Murray

Price: £5.00

Publisher: St Helens, Ted Smart: 2002

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 90287

ISBN: 0 00 766373 0

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp 393 + 32pp photographs in colour and b&w. Glazed printed paper on boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

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The Confessions of a Society Photographer

By: Warren, Allan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Jupiter, 1976: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 83496

ISBN: 0 904041 68 9

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp x + 214 with monochrome halftone photographs throughout. Bump to top edge of upper and lower boards else Very Good in clipped Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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Simon Bolivar

By: Waugh, Elizabeth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1946:

Seller ID: 82466


3rd impression. Illustrated by Flora Nash Demuth. 8vo. Pp 364. Orange cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and the upper panel. Colour frontis and 40 black line illustrations. Very Good in Good dust-jacket rubbed at the edges and worn at head and tail of spine. View more info

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The Letters of Evelyn Waugh

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 1995

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91611

ISBN: 1 85799 245 8

Condition: near Very Good


Edited by Mark Amory. First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xviii + 664. There are very faint, and easily eraseable, pencil markings in the margins else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 1995

Seller ID: 91612

ISBN: 1 85799 245 8

Condition: near Very Good


Edited by Michael Davie. An 8vo paperback edition. Pp xii + 820. There are very faint, and easily eraseable, pencil markings in the margins else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The title page has been neatly excised. View more info

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Verdi

By: Wechsberg, Joseph

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London: Arts Book Society, 1974:

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 8234

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 255 illus in colour and monochrome. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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The Owl Pen

By: Wells, Kenneth McNeill

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Toronto, British Book Service: 1955

Edition: New revised edition

Seller ID: 95736

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with wood-engravings by Lucille Oille. Pp xi + 207. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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One Writer's Beginnings

By: Welty, E

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984:

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 12941

ISBN: 0 674 63927 8

Condition: Near Fine


13th impression. 8vo. Pp 104 + 8pp b&w photographs. Two-tone grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Near Fine in Very Good dust-jacket a little rubbed at the top edge and with one closed tear. View more info

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Orwell: The War Broadcasts

By: West, W. J. (Ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth/British Broadcasting Corporation: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94275

ISBN: 0715619160

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 8vo. Pp 304 + 16pp b&w plates. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Moving On

By: Weston, Simon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Portrait, 2003:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10463

ISBN: 0 7499 5000 5

Condition: Fine


1st edition. 8vo. Pp ix + 213 + 8pp colour halftone plates. Grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Fine in Fine dust-jacket. Publisher's press release laid in. View more info

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Emma Goldman: An Intimate Life

By: Wexler, Alice

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 1984

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92438

ISBN: 0 86068 680 9

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xix + 339 + 8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info