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A Doctor of Sorts. In Peace and War

By: V. J. Downie

Price: £7.75

Publisher: Ulverscroft: 1995

Seller ID: 111192

ISBN: 708932363

Condition: Very Good


"Ulverscroft Large Print edition hardback, 1995, with no jacket as published. Ex-library book with usual stamps and labels - no pages removed - label has been peeled from ffep leaving a graze. In overall very good condition, pictorial boards with only minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight but slightly rolled, no annotations or inscriptions, text clean and clear throughout. Fascinating and humourous autobiography." View more info

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Balzac

By: V. S. Pritchett

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 151215

ISBN: ISBN 0701119322

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch faded and rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks and short closed tear to upper front edge; russett cloth boards slightly rubbed to corners but remain generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear th... View more info

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The Special Years. An Autobiography

By: Val Doonican

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Elm Tree Books: 1980

Seller ID: 111154

ISBN: 241104998

Condition: Near Fine


"First edition hardback, 1980, with price-clipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - red cloth boards, with bright gilt titles to spine, a trifle faded to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text, photographs and excellent illustrations by Val Doonican, are clean and clear throughout. A very clean, private copy of this first installment of the enduring entertainer's autobiography." View more info

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Titanic - And The Strange Case Of Great Uncle Bertie (Signed)

By: Valentine Parker

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Fantom Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 171061

ISBN: 1906263787

Condition: Fine


SIGNED first edition hardback, 2012, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by author with brief dedication to ffep. Not an old library book. View more info

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Obstinate Heart: Jane Austen A Biography

By: Valerie Grosvenor Myer

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121800

ISBN: ISBN 185479213X

Condition: Near Fine


"First edition first printing hardback, 1997, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available" View more info

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The Dodo

By: Vicars Bell

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Maidstone, George Mann: 1973

Seller ID: 150011

ISBN: ISBN 0704100363

Condition: Good


"Hardback reprint, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning and light spotting to page-ends and prelims but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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"Two Gentlemen To See You, Sir: The Autobiography Of A Villain"

By: Victor Carasov

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122082

ISBN: ISBN 0575005971

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1971, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; a little 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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Louis And Antoinette

By: Vincent Cronin

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Purnell Book Services Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 181356

ISBN: ISBN 0002114941

Condition: Very Good


First Book Club edition hardback, 1974, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor 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. View more info

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Bjork

By: Virginia Payne

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Little-I Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 170083

ISBN: 1904000002

Condition: Very Good


"First paperback edition, 2001, with unclipped cloth dust jacket. In overall near fine used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Frantisek Drtikol

By: Vladimir Birgus

Price: £49.95

Publisher: Prague, Kant: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122223

ISBN: ISBN 808621723X

Condition: Very Good


"First edition Czech language hardback (captions in Czech, English, French and German), 2000, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed and bumped to corners. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text, illustrations and plates clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photographs available." View more info

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Popski's Private Army

By: Vladimir Peniakoff

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Reprint Society: 1953

Seller ID: 190100

Condition: Good


Hardback edition, 1953, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards a little rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotation or inscriptions; light tanning to page-ends but text, illustrations and maps to end-papers bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Six Thousand and One Nights: Forty Years a Critic

By: W. A. Darlington

Price: £8.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150616

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1960, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - spine slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's signature to ffep; toning to page-ends and slight spotting to end-papers but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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"Be Prepared!": The Story Of Baden-Powell

By: W. J. Batchelder and David Balfour

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Collins:

Seller ID: 180669

Condition: Good


Undated hardback edition with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; scattered foxing to prelims but text, illustrations and colour fronts bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Imperial Chemical Industries A History - Volume I The Forerunners 1870-1926

By: W. J. Reader

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, OUP: 1970

Seller ID: 110730

ISBN: 192159372

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback with no jacket. In overall good condition, Blue cloth boards show some minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight, gutter slightly cracked at ffep and rfep, no annotations, owner's name and address to front pastedown and an old price in ink to ffep, text crisp and clean throughout. This is a heavy book and our price includes 2nd class p&p in the UK. We also have the companion title - Volume Two, The First Quarter Century 1926-1952."... View more info

Macadam: The McAdam Family and the Turnpike Roads 1798-1861

By: W. J. Reader

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Heinemann: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 181546

ISBN: ISBN 0434625027

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1980, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text, maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Watts (Masterpieces In Colour)

By: W. Loftus Hare

Price: £9.95

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack:

Seller ID: 160422

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition in the Masterpieces In Colour series, c. 1910, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - buff-coloured boards, with slightly rubbed colour on-lay to front panel, are rubbed to edges and tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to rough-trimmed page-ends and endpapers but text and illustrations bright and clear t... View more info

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The Journal Of A Disappointed Man & A Last Diary

By: W. N. P. Barbellion

Price: £24.95

Publisher: The Hogarth Press: 1984

Seller ID: 130600

ISBN: ISBN 0701219068

Condition: Very Good


"First paperback edition, 1984, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning, text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Story Of David Livingstone plus True To His Word

By: W. P. Livingstone

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Livingstone Press: 1929

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 181427

Condition: Good


First edition card softback, 1929, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - card covers rubbed and a little darkened. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, illustrations and map to front endpapers bright and clear throughout. Includes a copy of the pamphlet ‘True To His Word’ by Basil Mathews, published by the Livingstone Press. Not... View more info

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A Story Teller: Forty Years in London

By: W. Pett Ridge

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton:

Seller ID: 120814

Condition: Very Good


"Undated hardback, circa 1920's (dated gift inscription to ffep, 1927), with no jacket. In overall very good condition, blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are a little faded and edges rubbed. Binding tight and square, no annotations - gift inscription and owner's names to ffep, private bookplate to front pastedown; slight foxing here and there, page-ends tanned, but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Summing Up

By: W. Somerset Maugham

Price: £14.95

Publisher: William Heineman Ltd: 1938

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161875

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1938, with no jacket. Ex. Denbighshire County library book, rebound into maroon buckram library binding, usual stamps and labels, no pages removed. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight with slight roll; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to red-stippled page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. " View more info