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The Leaves Of The Tree: Studies In Biography

By: Arthur Christopher Benson

Price: £9.95

Publisher: "Smith, Elder, & Co": 1911

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170001

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1911, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - green buckram boards rubbed to edges and spine tanned. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to ffep; tanning to page-ends and end-papers but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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"William Carey: Shoemaker, Linguist, Missionary"

By: Arthur Dakin

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Carey Press:

Seller ID: 160446

Condition: Good


"Undated paperback edition, c.1942, in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers rubbed to edges and slightly soiled. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - staples starting to rust; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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A Pattern Of Islands

By: Arthur Grimble

Price: £49.95

Publisher: John Murray: 1952

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180440

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1952, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a fair dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed and chipped to edges (now protected); Crean cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's bookplate to front pastedown; light tanning to page-ends but text, maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old ... View more info

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Sir Christopher Wren

By: Arthur H. Booth

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Frederick Muller: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 151044

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the True Books series, 1967, with clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch tanned to spine and rubbed to edges; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's initials dated 1977 to ffep; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available.&... View more info

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"John Thadeus Delane, Editor Of 'The Times': His Life And Correspondence. Complete In Two Volumes"

By: Arthur Irwin Dasent

Price: £39.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1908

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170435

Condition: Very Good


"First US edition two volume hardback set, 1908, with no jackets. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cloth boards slightly worn to spine head in both volumes otherwise clean and crisp. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to endpapers and gilt upper edge of page-block dust-dulled, but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. s" View more info

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The Invisible Writing: Being the second volume of Arrow In The Blue.

By: Arthur Koestler

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Collins with Hamish Hamilton: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131130

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1954, with clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of chips at spine head, spine slightly tanned; original red cloth boards generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations - Christmas gift inscription dated 1954 to ffep: To Dr. Mansel Davies from his research students, with five signatures; light tan ... View more info

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Dialogue With Death (The Danube Edition)

By: Arthur Koestler

Price: £14.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 160347

ISBN: ISBN 0025652206

Condition: Very Good


"Second printing hardback in the Danube Edition series, 1978, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to upper edges with a couple of tiny chips at spine head and repaired 3cm tear to upper edge; purple cloth boards slightly faded to edges but remain overall clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - gift inscription to ffep; text ... View more info

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Everybody Loves Somebody (Especially Himself): The Story Of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

By: Arthur Marx

Price: £9.95

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1975

Seller ID: 181394

ISBN: ISBN 0491019025

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition hardback, 1975, 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; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Life and Correspondence Of Thomas Arnold. In Two Volumes

By: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

Price: £39.95

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1860

Seller ID: 170466

Condition: Very Good


"Third American edition two volume hardback set, 1860, with no jackets as issued. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - brown cloth boards with cloth slightly worn to spine head and tail and spines a touch darkened. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read; no annotations or inscriptions - private ex libris bookplate to front pastedown of both volumes (David Warren Hadley), ownership signature to 2nd ffep o... View more info

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Eastern Visas

By: Audrey Harris

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Collins: 1939

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131276

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1939, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of handling and storage - original blue cloth boards slightly soiled and rubbed to edges, spine lightly tanned. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - florid owner's signature and address in red ink dated 1964 to half title page; page-ends slightly spotted but text, illustrations and maps at endpapers (small scuff to f... View more info

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The Story Of San Michele

By: Axel Munthe

Price: £17.95

Publisher: John Murray: 1937

Seller ID: 180785

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint, 1937, rebound in lavish bevel-edged wooden boards with leather spine and no jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions - owners signature to reverse of front endpaper; toning and slight spotting to page-ends and front endpapers but text bright and clear throughout. A very attractive copy. Not an old library book. View more info

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I Seek The Miraculous

By: Barbara Cartland

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Sphere Books Limited: 1979

Seller ID: 160771

ISBN: ISBN 0722122381

Condition: Good


"First paperback edition, 1979, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage: slight rubbing to edges and spine a touch faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Doctor Joan of Australia and India

By: Barbara Underhill

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Church of England Zenana Missionary Society:

Seller ID: 123013

Condition: Good


Undated paperback edition, circa 1940, in overall good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - covers rubbed to edges and a little marked with slight tear to backstrip at spine head and tail, photo-portrait on-lay to front cover has loss to lower rh corner. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available. View more info

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Almost Human (Signed)

By: Barbara Woodhouse

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Barbara Woodhouse: 1977

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 130156

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first edition second impression hardback, 1977, with laminated pictorial boards and no jacket. 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; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author to title page: Best Wishes Barbera Woodhouse. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Voices From An Evil God: The True Story of the Yorkshire Ripper and the Woman Who Loves Him

By: Barbera Jones

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Blake: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 120804

ISBN: ISBN 1857820118

Condition: Very Good


"First edition first printing hardback, 1982, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, slight tanning to page-ends but text and plates clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Ben-Gurion Of Israel

By: Barnet Litvinoff

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 120961

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1954, with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition, original blue cloth boards are a little faded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - faint withdrawn stamp to ffep but no other signs that this may be ex-library book; slight tanning and foxing to page-ends and prelims but text, maps and plates clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Life Upon The Very Wicked Stage. A spicy trip through the show business jungle.

By: Barrie Stacey

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Self-published.: 2006

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 110292

ISBN: ISBN 095461013X

Condition: Near Fine


"SIGNED First Edition paperback 2006. Second Volume of Memoirs. In near-new condition - laminate has wrinkled slightly to the very edge of the rear cover otherwise the books appears unread. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and plates clean and crisp throughout. Signed by author to ffep with no inscription, dated December 2006." View more info

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Princes: White And Black

By: Basil Matthews

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Aldine:

Seller ID: 181287

Condition: Good


Undated third edition hardback with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards a little darkeened. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Mystery Of Hermann Goering's Suicide

By: Ben E. Swearingen

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1987

Seller ID: 160441

ISBN: ISBN 0709029683

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed; black 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

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Hoop Dreams: A True Story Of Hardship And Triumph

By: Ben Joravsky

Price: £16.95

Publisher: Atlanta, Turner: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122095

ISBN: ISBN 1570361533

Condition: Fine


"First edition first printing hardback, 1995, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; top edge of page-block slightly dust-marked but text and plates bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photographs available." View more info