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Image for There Is A Place On Earth: A Woman In Birkenau

There Is A Place On Earth: A Woman In Birkenau

By: "Giuliana Tedeschi, translated by Tim Parks"

Price: £5.95

Publisher: Lime Tree: 1993

Seller ID: 122644

ISBN: ISBN 0413457117

Condition: Very Good


"First English paperback edition, 1993, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Letters Of Giacomo Puccini: Mainly Connected With The Composition And Production Of His Operas

By: "Giuseppe Adami, Ena Makin (translator) and Mosco Carner (revisions)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 140800

ISBN: ISBN 0245524223

Condition: Very Good


"Revised edition hardback, 1974, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good to near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Reminiscences And Reflections: Growing Up In Germany

By: "Golo Mann, Krishna Winston (translator)"

Price: £10.95

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1990

Seller ID: 160201

ISBN: ISBN 0571151515

Condition: Near Fine


"First translated edition hardback, 1990, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fined used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Wagner: A Documentary Study

By: "Herbert Barth, Dietrich Mack, Egon Voss"

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1975

Seller ID: 151145

ISBN: ISBN 0500011370

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback with a preface by Pierre Boulez, 1975, in an unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges with a couple of small chips; maroon cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This book weighs over 1kg. Not an old library book. Photograp... View more info

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Mahler's Unknown Letters

By: "Herta Blaukopf (editor), translated by Richard Stokes"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1986

Seller ID: 122144

ISBN: ISBN 0575036443

Condition: Near Fine


"First UK edition hardback, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - dj faded to spine. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." View more info

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My Experiences as an Executioner

By: "James Berry, edited by H. Snowden Ward"

Price: £29.95

Publisher: David and Charles: 1972

Seller ID: 130898

ISBN: ISBN 0715354302

Condition: Very Good


"Facsimile hardback, with unclipped jacket, of the original published by Percy Lund & Co in 1892, re-published by David and Charles Reprints in 1972. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj is worn to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Retains its original blue silk page-marker. Not an old library book. Photog... View more info

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Indurain: A Tempered Passion

By: "Javier Garcia Sanchez, translated by Jeremy Munday"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Mousehold Press: 2002

Seller ID: 131717

ISBN: ISBN1874739234

Condition: Very Good


"First translated paperback edition, 2002, in overall very good used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Journal Of John Woolman (Chalfont Library)

By: "John Woolman, John Greenleaf Whittier (introduction)"

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Headley Brothers:

Seller ID: 150073

Condition: Good


"Undated leather softback edition in the Chalfont Library series with an introduction by John Greenleaf Whittier, c. 1871 (dated introduction), with no jacket as published. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - spine tanned with wear to spine head and tail. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends and gilt upper page-ends dulled but text and illus... View more info

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Letters From England

By: "Karel Capek, Paul Selver (translator)"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: 1944

Seller ID: 160487

Condition: Good


"Popular edition hardback reprint, 1944, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - ffep has been clipped to upper rh corner; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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We Were Young And Carefree: The Autobiography Of Laurent Fignon

By: "Laurent Fignon, translated by William Fotheringham"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press: 2010

Seller ID: 131710

ISBN: 0224083198

Condition: Very Good


"First UK paperback edition, 2010, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, gift inscription to half-title page and one or two neglibible annotations in the text; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Nice Guys Finish Last

By: "Leo Durocher, with Ed Linn"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150243

ISBN: ISBN 0671220578

Condition: Very Good


"First edition first printing hardback, 1975, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj spine slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Riding The Skyline

By: "M. Allerdale Grainger, Peter Murray (editor)"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Horsdal & Schubart: 1994

Seller ID: 140031

ISBN: ISBN 0920663265

Condition: Very Good


"First paperback edition, 1994, in overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - trace of old price to half-title page; text, map and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Life of Madame Roland

By: "Madelaine Clemencau-Jacquemaire, translated by Laurence Vail"

Price: £24.95

Publisher: "Longmans, Green and Co": 1930

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 120940

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1930, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition, dj is chipped and creased to edges, spine tanned and small label to spine; original red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are clean and crisp. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and plates clean and bright throughout. Frontispiece of Jeanne-Marie Philipon from a contemporary portrait retains its tissue-paper guard. This is a particulalry clean and tidy copy f... View more info

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James Dean: on location

By: "Marceau Devillers, translated by Jonathan Marks"

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1987

Seller ID: 121130

ISBN: ISBN 0283994835

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good to near fine condition - dj is protected in removable clear film. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text clean and clear throughout. Includes two period photographic postcards of James Dean." View more info

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Heaven and Hell: The War Diary Of A German Paratrooper

By: "Martin Poppel, translated by DR. Louise Willmot"

Price: £12.75

Publisher: Staplehurst, Spellmount: 2000

Seller ID: 123048

ISBN: ISBN 186227102X

Condition: Very Good


"Paperback reprint, 2000, in overall very good used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Ein Schloss An Der Wurm

By: "Matthias Poschl, translated by Eberhard Muller"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Munich, MAN Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH: 1987

Seller ID: 122139

Condition: Near Fine


"First English edition hardback, 1988, with no jacket as published. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. A beautiful book about a little castle to the west of Munich called 'Hauser Schloss' - now owned and used as an ente... View more info

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I Saw Ramallah

By: "Mourid Barghouti, translated by Ahdaf Soueif"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press: 2001

Seller ID: 122449

ISBN: ISBN 9774244990

Condition: Very Good


"Second printing translated hardback, 2001, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Last Chance

By: "Richard Schweizer, translated by Lord Sudley"

Price: £39.95

Publisher: "Secker & Warburg, Lindsay Drummond": 1947

Seller ID: 140073

Condition: Good


"First English edition hardback, 1947, with no jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - green cloth boards slightly rubbed to spine head, tail and corners and red titles to spine have faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning but text and b&w stills from the film are bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available.&#... View more info

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T. S. Eliot: A Memoir

By: "Robert Sencourt, Donald Adamson (editor)"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Garnstone Press: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 151205

ISBN: ISBN 0900391812

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1971, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Manouche

By: "Roger Peyrefitte, Derek Coltman (translator)"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: "Hart-Davis, MacGibbon Ltd": 1973

Seller ID: 150611

ISBN: ISBN 0246106212

Condition: Very Good


"First translated edition second impression hardback, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - slight rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's signature to title page dated 1977; light toning to page-ends but text and illustrated frontispiece bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available.&... View more info