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Image for Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science

Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science

By: White, Michael and Gribbin, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1992

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 91779

ISBN: 0 670 84013 0

Condition: Very Good +


4th printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp ix + 304. 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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Selective Memory

By: Whitehorn, Katharine

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 2007

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 97228

ISBN: 1844082407

Condition: Very Good +


6th impression. 8vo. Pp xiv + 269 + 8pp b&w photographs. Green 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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When the Going Gets Weird: The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson A Very Unauthorized Biography

By: Whitmer, Peter O.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91338

ISBN: 1 56282 856 8

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 8vo. Pp x + 335 + 8pp b&w photographs. Quarter bound in black cloth stamped in gilt on the spine with sides of red paper on boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Wallace's Ground

By: Wightman, Ralph

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Country Book Club: 1973

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 87013

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 156. Orange cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is rubbed at the edges and lightly chipped at the folds. View more info

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Jane Austen

By: Wilks, Brian

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94677

ISBN: 060030356X

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 4to (304 x 216mm). Pp 144 illustrated in colour and b&w throughout. Grey 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 edges with a couple of verey small chips. View more info

One Eye on the Clock

By: Willans, Geoffrey

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan, 1943:

Seller ID: 10164


1st edition. 8vo. Pp v + 177 + frontis & 7pp mpnochrome halftone photographs. Blue cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Spine faded and cloth marked else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia

By: Willetts, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Stockport, Dewi Lewis: 20082005

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 91321

ISBN: 1 904587 27 5

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this revised and expanded edition. 8vo paperback. Pp 336 illustrated with b&w photographs throughout. Name and address of ownership stamped on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The bizarre life of writer, actor and Soho raconteur Julian Maclaren-Ross. View more info

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Excursions in the Real World

By: William Trevor

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95837

ISBN: 014023845X

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xvi + 192. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Dictionary of National Biography: 1961-1970

By: Williams, E. T. and Nicholls, C. S. (Eds)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 97632

ISBN: 0 19 865207 0

Condition: Very Good


745 biographies with an Index covering the years 1901-1970 in one alphabetical series. 8vo. Pp xviii + 1178. 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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Henry Williamson and the First World War

By: Williamson, Anne

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 98101

ISBN: 0750935529

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xviii + 264 + 32pp b&w photographs. Name and address of ownership stamped on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Children of Shallowford

By: Williamson, Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 89609

Condition: near Very Good


New, revised edition with additional scenes. 8vo. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy an a tight binding without dust jacket. 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

Seller ID: 89929

Condition: Good +


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

The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1999

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94957

ISBN: 0140271287

Condition: Very Good


13th printing of this mass market paperback edition. Pp 207. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

The Life of the Heart. George Sand and her Times

By: Winwar, Frances

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1946:

Seller ID: 8969


1st edition. Grey-blue cloth boards stamped in red and gilt on the spine. Pp 331 + 8pp half-tone illustrations. Good+ without dust-jacket. View more info

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Oh, the Monkeys Have No Tails

By: Wolfe, Reese

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Victor Gollancz, 1959:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 83603

Condition: near Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 159. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Paper a little browned else Very Good in Good+ soiled dust-jacket a little worn at the edges. View more info

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Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby

By: Wolff, Geoffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1976

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 89990

Condition: Very Good


Book Club Edition printed on the front flap of the dust jacket. 8vo. Pp vi + 400 + 16pp b&w photographs. White cloth boards stamped in black on the spine and upper panel. 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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Kurt Wolff: A Portrait in Essays & Letters

By: Wolff, Kurt

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, University Of Chicago Press: 1991

Edition: First English language edition

Seller ID: 92618

ISBN: 0 226 90551 9

Condition: Very Good


Edited with a Foreword by Michael Ermath. Translated from the German by Deborah Lucas Schneider. 8vo. Pp xxviii + 223. Quarter bound in blue cloth stamped in gilt on the spine with sides of blue paper on boards. 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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Freud

By: Wollheim, Richard

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Fontana Press: 1985

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 97086

ISBN: 0006860303

Condition: near Very Good


9th printing of this trade paperback edition - a volume in the Fontana Modern Masters series. Pp 240. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Light diagonal crease to the bottom corner of the lower wrapper. View more info

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Go an Extra Mile: The adventures and reflections of a flying doctor

By: Wood, Michael

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94749

ISBN: 0002162679

Condition: Very Good


First impression. Foreword by Laurens van der Post. 8vo. Pp 160 + 16pp photographs in colour and b&w. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spinel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

Maestro : Greenspan's Fed and the American Boom

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000:

Seller ID: 11968

ISBN: 0 7432 0412 3


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 269 + 16pp monochrome halftone photographs. Blue cloth spine with sides of blue paper on boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Near Fine in near Fine dust-jacket. View more info