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The Selected Letters of Lewis Carroll

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1996

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91999

ISBN: 0 333 64258 9

Condition: Very Good


Second edition edited by Morton N. Cohen with the assistance of Roger Lancelyn Green. Trade paperback. Pp xvii + 302 +8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Anthony Blunt: His Lives

By: Carter, Miranda

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Pan: 2002

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 90745

ISBN: 0 330 36766 8

Condition: Very Good


5th printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xviii + 590 + 16pp b&w photographs. A clean unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Memoir of the Bobotes

By: Cary, Joyce

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Readers Union, 1965:

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 7382

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 169 with illus by the author. Intro by Walter Allen. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Page edges yellowed else Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

Antoine De Saint-Exupery: His Life and Times

By: Cate, Curtis,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85188

ISBN: 0 434 11040 X

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp xvi + 608 + 32pp b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. 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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Cyprus 1878: The Journal of Sir Garnet Wolseley

By: Cavendish,; Anne (Ed)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Cyprus Popular Bank Cultural Centre: 1992

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 93316

ISBN: 9963 42 207 1

Condition: Very Good +


4to (275 x 217mm). Pp xviii + 204 with b&w illustrations throughout. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info

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Très Riche Heures: A Memoir

By: Chamberlin, Lydia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, Madison Books: 1992

Edition: No edition stated

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 93341

ISBN: 0 8191 9239 2

Condition: Very Good


8vo paperback>. Pp xii + 205 + 32pp b&w photographs. Gift inscription by the author on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Laid-in is a printed Aftword which draws attention to the fact that a number of paragraphs in the book have been blacked out by the author. View more info

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1993

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 89866

ISBN: 0 00 637492 1

Condition: near Very Good


3rd printing of this trade paperback edition of Jung Chang's prize-winning family memoir. Pp 696 + 32 b&w photographs. Lower wrappers, head and tail of spine slightly rubbed, reading creases on spine, else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93750

ISBN: 0002153572

Condition: Very Good +


First printing of Jung Chang's prize-winning family memoir. Pp 524 + 16 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

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1993

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96888

ISBN: 0006374921

Condition: Very Good


21st printing of this trade paperback edition of Jung Chang's prize-winning family memoir. Pp 696 + 32 b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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In My Mother's House: A Daughter's Story

By: Chernin, Kim

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 1985

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92439

ISBN: 0 86068 563 2

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 307. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Spotting to the book block edges. View more info

The World is Full of Charlies Recollections of a Lifetime in Showbusiness

By: Chester, Charlie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New English Library: 1974

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 85079

ISBN: 0 450 02277 3

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 233 + 8pp b&w photographs. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust-jacket. Signed To Tom and Ruth All the Best Charlie Chester in ink on the front free endpaper, Also the verso of the half-title has the couplet Down in the jungle its very plain to see The world is full of Charlies as well as me! Charlie Chester. View more info

Oppenheimer: The Story of a Friendship

By: Chevalier, Haakon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Andre Deutsch, 1966:

Seller ID: 12530


1st edition. 8vo. Pp xvi + 219. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

The Voyage Home

By: Church, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1964

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 80003

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 223. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in near Very Good price-clipped dust-jacket. View more info

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Jennie:Lady Randolph Churchill. A Portrait with Letters

By: Churchill, Peregrine and Julian Mitchell

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Readers Union: 1975

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 10283

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 285 + 32pp monochrome halftone photographs. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Good+ dust-jacket rubbed at the edges and chipped at head and tail of spine. View more info

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Jennie:Lady Randolph Churchill. A Portrait with Letters

By: Churchill, Peregrine and Julian Mitchell

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1974

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 86250

ISBN: 0 00 211393 7

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp 285 + 32pp monochrome halftone photographs. Burgundy 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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Berlin Days (1946-47)

By: Clare, George

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1994

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93195

ISBN: 0 333 60587 X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp 230. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers - appears unread. View more info

Image for Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

By: Clarke, Donald

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1995

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92443

ISBN: 0 14 014748 9

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xi + 468 + 16pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Capote: A Biography

By: Clarke, Gerald

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91268

ISBN: 0 671 22811 0

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 8vo. Pp 631 + 32pp b&w photographs. Quarter bound in green cloth stamped in silver on the spine with sides of grey paper boards. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket has 3 closed tears and is a little rubbed at the edges. There is a black remainder mark stamped on the lower book block edge. View more info

Max Clifford - Read All About It

By: Clifford, Max and Levin, Angela

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Virgin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94979

ISBN: 1852272376

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp 248 + 8pp colour and b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for Dictionary Johnson: Samuel Johnson's Middle Years

Dictionary Johnson: Samuel Johnson's Middle Years

By: Clifford; James L

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1980

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 87693

ISBN: 0 434 13805 3

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp x + 372 with frontis and 14 b&w illustrations in the text. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean and tightly bound copy in an unclipped dust-jacket. View more info