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Image for The Autobiography Of Edward, Lord Herbert Of Cherbury

The Autobiography Of Edward, Lord Herbert Of Cherbury

By: Will H. Dircks

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Walter Scott Limited: 1888

Seller ID: 181430

Condition: Good


Hardback edition in the Camelot series, 1888, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards, with white title label to spine, are slightly rubbed and marked, title label tanned. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners name to front endpaper (J. Jones) dated 1936 and owners bookplate to front pastedown (L. A Thompson Yates); tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Goering

By: Willi Frischauer

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Odhams Press:

Seller ID: 120956

Condition: Very Good


"Undated hardback, circa 1950 (introduction dated 1950, gift inscription dated 1951), with no jacket. In overall very good condition with the usual signs of handling and storage - blue cloth boards a little rubbed and faded. Binding tight, no annotations - gift inscription to ffep; page-ends slightly tanned with a few age-spots but text and plates clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Behind The Scenes Of Otto Preminger: An Unauthorised Biography

By: Willi Frischauer

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122071

ISBN: ISBN 0718111702

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj spine lightly tanned. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to page-ends but text and plates bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." View more info

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The Operas of Puccini

By: William Ashbrook

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Cassell: 1969

Seller ID: 141024

Condition: Near Fine


"First UK edition hardback, 1969, with unclipped jacket. In overall 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; text and musical examples bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Mutiny On Board H.M.S. Bounty

By: William Bligh

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Pageminster Press in association with Argot Press and Mitchell Beazely: 1981

Seller ID: 170071

ISBN: ISBN 0861340329

Condition: Very Good


"Facsimile reprint hardback, 1981, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges; brown leatherette boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears very little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's christian name to ffep upper rh corner; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Half-Term Report: An Autobiography

By: William Douglas Home

Price: £9.95

Publisher: "Longmans, Green and Co": 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150352

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1954, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards slightly shelfworn and tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends and end-papers but text bright and clear throughout. Frontispiece photographic portrait of author. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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William Wells Brown: Author & Reformer

By: William Edward Farrison

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1969

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122418

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Negro American Biographies and Autobiographies series, 1969, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj shelfworn with a couple of small chips to edges; original blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, 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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Put Me Back On My Bike: In Search Of Tom Simpson.

By: William Fotheringham

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press: 2007

Seller ID: 180245

ISBN: 0224080180

Condition: Good


Paperback edition, 2007, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - crease to front cover lower rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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"Richard Lloyd, Cricieth"

By: William George

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Caerdydd, Western Mail A'r Echo: 1934

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 151250

Condition: Good


"First edition Welsh language hardback, 1934, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards rubbed to edges and spine slighly darkened. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations - neat gift inscription and owner's name to ffep; toning to page-ends but text and plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Lax His Book: The Autobiography of Lax of Poplar

By: William H. Lax

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Epworth Press: 1937

Seller ID: 120449

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1937, with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition, blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are a little rubbed to edges and corners. Binding tight, no annotations - gift inscription to half title page dated 1937; page-ends a little tanned and dust-marked but text, plates and lovely illustrated endpapers (by Alfred Bestall) are clean and clear throughout." View more info

Image for Through Prison Bars: The Lives And Labours Of John Howard & Elizabeth Fry, The Prisoner's Friends

Through Prison Bars: The Lives And Labours Of John Howard & Elizabeth Fry, The Prisoner's Friends

By: William H. Render

Price: £19.95

Publisher: S. W. Partridge & Co.:

Seller ID: 190407

Condition: Fair


Undated hardback, c.1890s, with no jacket. In overall fair used condition with some signs of age, handling and storage - illustrated cloth boards generally rubbed with stain to upper corners both front and rear. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotation or inscriptions; light staining to upper rh corner of page-block but text and illustrations unaffected and remain bright and clear throughout. A good reading or study copy of this scarce book. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Life of Wellington.

By: William Hamilton Maxwell.

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Hutchinson:

Seller ID: 120133

Condition: Very Good


"Undated hardback in the Hutchinson's Library of Standard Lives series (abridged and newly edited by Rev. L. T. Dodd). In overall very good condition, red cloth boards, with embossed decorations to front and titles to spine, are a little rubbed to edges and corners. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, page-ends a touch tanned but text clean and clear throughout." View more info

Image for The Letters of William Lloyd Garrison Complete In Six Volumes: I Will Be Heard! 1822-1835; A House Dividing Against Itself 1836-1840; No Union With Slave Holders 1841-1849; From Disunionism To The Brink Of War 1850-1860; Let The Oppressed Go Free 1861-1867; To Rouse The Slumbering Land 1868-1879.

The Letters of William Lloyd Garrison Complete In Six Volumes: I Will Be Heard! 1822-1835; A House Dividing Against Itself 1836-1840; No Union With Slave Holders 1841-1849; From Disunionism To The Brink Of War 1850-1860; Let The Oppressed Go Free 1861-1867; To Rouse The Slumbering Land 1868-1879.

By: William Lloyd Garrison; Walter M. Merrill and Louis Ruchames (editors)

Price: £349.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, Massachusetts", The Belknap Press Of Harvard University Press: 1971-1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170431

ISBN: "ISBNs: 06745266

Condition: Very Good


"A complete set of six first edition hardbacks, published between 1971 and 1981, with unclipped jackets. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - white djs a touch rubbed and toned to spine and edges; boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear almost unread; no annotation or inscriptions; page-ends a little dust-marked but text and occasional illustrations bright and clear throughout. This set weighs over 7kg and will incurr additional shipping costs for overseas customers. Not old library books. s" View more info

Cole Porter: The Definitive Biography

By: William McBrien

Price: £14.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1998

Seller ID: 190459

ISBN: ISBN 0002154951

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition first printing hardback, 1998, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges (now protected). Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Indomitable Friend: Corder Catchpool 1883-1952

Indomitable Friend: Corder Catchpool 1883-1952

By: William R. Hughes

Price: £24.95

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1956

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 181575

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1956, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges with light foxing to reverse and rear cover (now protected); blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Soul On The Street: An Autobiography (Signed)

Soul On The Street: An Autobiography (Signed)

By: William Roach

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Hay House: 2007

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160459

ISBN: 1401915493

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first edition hardback, 2007, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj lightly 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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Life Of Lord Norton 1814-1905, Statesman & Philanthropist

By: William S. Childe-Pemberton

Price: £24.95

Publisher: John Murray: 1909

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190672

Condition: Fair


First edition hardback, 1909, with no jacket. In overall fair-to-good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - green cloth boards worn to edges, spine tanned. Internally clean. Binding overall tight; no annotation or inscriptions - owners name to front endpaper; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Puccini: The Man And His Music

By: William Weaver

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1978

Seller ID: 190120

ISBN: ISBN 0091323800

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition hardback, 1978, with unclipped 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 and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Jacqueline Du Pre: Impressions

By: William Wordsworth (editor)

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Grafton Books: 1989

Seller ID: 150266

ISBN: ISBN 0246135727

Condition: Very Good


"Second edition hardback, 1989, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges; two-tone red cloth boards clean and crisp. 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

Image for Gyro! The Life And Times Of Lawrence Sperry

Gyro! The Life And Times Of Lawrence Sperry

By: William Wyatt Davenport

Price: £14.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Seller ID: 180590

ISBN: ISBN 0684157934

Condition: Very Good


Hardback edition, 1978, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges with small chip to spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info