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Image for Hoop Dreams: A True Story Of Hardship And Triumph

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

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The Generals Wear Cork Hats: An amazing adventure in war-time diplomacy

By: Ben Lucien Burman

Price: £12.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1965

Seller ID: 121271

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1965, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition - dj is worn and chipped to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to prelims and page-ends but text and illustrations (by the author's wife) clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Happy Island

By: Bengt Danielsson, translated by F. H. Lyon

Price: £12.75

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1952

Seller ID: 121470

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition hardback, 1952, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to page-ends, text and plates clean and clear throughout. View more info

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Captain John Niven

By: Bernard Pergusson

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Collins: 1973

Seller ID: 181534

ISBN: ISBN 0001921487

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage (dust jacket now protected). Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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"The Wyeths: The Letters Of N. C. Wyeth, 1901-1945"

By: Betsy James Wyeth (editor)

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Boston, Gambit: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170501

ISBN: ISBN 087645046X

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1971, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - white dj rubbed and toned to edges and spine with a couple of nicks; cream cloth boards, with contrasting blue cloth spine, generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, illustrated endpapers and illustrations bright and clear throughout.... View more info

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Betty: The Autobiography.

By: Betty Driver with Daran Little

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Granada: 2000

Seller ID: 120246

ISBN: ISBN 0233997806

Condition: Near Fine


"First edition first printing hardback, 2000, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition, dj just slightly rubbed to edges but looks virtually new; maroon cloth boards, with bright silver titles to spine, very crisp and clean. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and plates clean and bright throughout." View more info

The Plague And I

By: Betty Macdonald

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Hammond, Hammond & Co. Ltd: 1948

Seller ID: 181582

Condition: Good


First edition first reprint hardback, 1948, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - green cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation - very brief gift inscription to front endpaper dated 1948; light foxing to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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To see you again: The Betty Schimmel Story

By: Betty Schimmel with Joyce Gabriel

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122559

ISBN: ISBN 0684858053

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1999, 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 and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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My Life as a Medium

By: Betty Shine

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Thorsons: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122665

ISBN: 0722533055

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1996, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; 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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Stone Alone: The Story Of A Rock 'N' Roll Band

By: Bill Wyman with Ray Coleman

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Viking: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122147

ISBN: ISBN 0670828947

Condition: Very Good


"First edition first printing hardback, 1990, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; top edge of page-block slightly dust-marked but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." View more info

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Don't Fuss Mr Ambrose: Memoirs Of A Life Spent In Popular Music

By: Billy Amstell and Robert T. Deal

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Spellmount Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160727

ISBN: ISBN 0946771634

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Recollections series, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and upper corners bumped. 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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Paradise Mislaid

By: Billy Milton

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Jupiter: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121590

ISBN: ISBN 0904041670

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1976, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to page-ends, text and illustrations crisp and clean throughout. Private copy, not an old library book. Photographs available." View more info

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Status Quo: Again And Again

By: Bob Young and John Shearlaw

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: 180545

ISBN: ISBN 0283991011

Condition: Very Good


First paperback edition, 1984, in overall very 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; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Life Of Mazzini

By: Bolton King

Price: £12.95

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 140699

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint in the Everyman's Library series (no.562), 1938, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and a touch tanned; pink cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges and spine slightly tanned. 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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Take It Like A Man: The Autobiography of Boy George

By: Boy George with Spencer Bright

Price: £24.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1995

Seller ID: 122714

ISBN: ISBN 0060173688

Condition: Fine


"First US edition hardback, 1995, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition and retains it's original additional cover slip over the dust jacket. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Roaming At Random

By: Brenda Guthrie Northcroft

Price: £19.95

Publisher: "Wellington, New Zealand", A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1956

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131648

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1956, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - cream dj slightly tanned to spine and rubbed to edges with chips at corners, spine head and tail; original green cloth boards generally clean and crisp with a little fading at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear thr... View more info

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Kod‡ly es kora. Hungarian

By: Breuer Janos

Price: £25.00

Publisher: "Kecskemet, ", Kodaly Intezet.:

Seller ID: 110159

Condition: Fine


"Hungarian language version of this biographical reference text on Zolt‡n Kod‡ly. 6.6 x 9.5. 260 pages. This edition is as-new and appears unread - only minor signs of handling and two corners very slightly bumped.The Kod‡ly Method, also referred to as the Kod‡ly Concept, is an approach to music education developed in Hungary during the mid-twentieth century by Zolt‡n Kod‡ly. His philosophies regarding education served as inspiration for the method, which... View more info

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti. An alien Victorian

By: Brian & Judy Dobbs

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Macdonald and Jane's: 1977

Seller ID: 110933

ISBN: 345040324

Condition: Very Good


"First Edition hardback with unclipped jacket. A private copy in overall very good condition: dj is a little taned and worn to edges with small loss to spine head and an unclosed tear to fold with front flap; brown cloth boards, with bright gilt titles to spine, are very good. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text clean and clear throughout." View more info

Image for My Farce from my Elbow. An Autobiography

My Farce from my Elbow. An Autobiography

By: Brian Rix

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Secker and Warburg: 1975

Seller ID: 111341

Condition: Near Fine


"First Edition hardback, 1975, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage: dj a touch shelfworn; brown cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are very crisp. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and plates very clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Wright Brothers

By: Bruce Carter

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Newnes Educational Publishing Co. Ltd: 1955

Seller ID: 130797

Condition: Very Good


"First paperback edition in the Men of Speed series, 1955, 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 but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info