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A Passage to Africa, Alagiah, George
1 Alagiah, George A Passage to Africa
London Little, Brown & Co 2001 0316855545 / 9780316855549 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Powerful, passionate, thought-provoking account - an autobiography not so much of George Alagiah, but of Africa itself. Good, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w and SIGNED across title page '' George Alagiah Oct '01'' Some light sunning to page edges - 286pp including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Special Assignment, Alldridge, John
2 Alldridge, John Special Assignment
London G. Bell & Sons 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Serves as both a collection of real-life adventure stories and a career book as the author presents sides of journalism in 16 chapters on the work of newspapermen and women - special correspondents, crime reporters, photographers and special investigators. Previous owner's details stamped to ffep and last page else a good square copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 191 pages. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Instead of a Letter, Athill, Diana
3 Athill, Diana Instead of a Letter
London The Reprint Society 1965 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Brutally honest autobiography in which Athill sets out to discover the truth about herself. Previous owner's name to the ffep else a clean, tight hardback in a d/w - 192 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Centre of the Bed (SIGNED), Bakewell, Joan
4 Bakewell, Joan The Centre of the Bed (SIGNED)
London Hodder & Stoughton 2003 0340823100 / 9780340823101 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Beautifully written autobiography which gives an absorbing, often moving insight into the beliefs and personality of a remarkable woman. Flat SIGNED by the author in black felt-tip to the title page. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 322 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The View from Here : Life at Seventy, Bakewell, Joan
5 Bakewell, Joan The View from Here : Life at Seventy
London Atlantic Books 2006 1843545144 / 9781843545149 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An exhilarating, funny and always thought-provoking take on the human condition that most of us dread and yet count ourselves lucky to achieve : old age. Gift inscription opposite title page. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 246 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Some Luck, Bird, John
6 Bird, John Some Luck
London Hamish Hamilton 2002 0241141583 / 9780241141588 First Edition Hard Back Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The founder of 'The Big Issue' traces his life from the slums of Notting Hill, through crime, vagrancy and homelessness, to redemption with the launch of his magazine. A brilliant evocation of a lost era and a life which could so easily have gone another way. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 341 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Cakes and Bails : Henry Blofeld's Cricket Year, Blofeld, Henry
7 Blofeld, Henry Cakes and Bails : Henry Blofeld's Cricket Year
London Simon & Schuster 1998 0684851512 / 9780684851518 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Blo'ers reports with good humour, exuberance and outrageous candour as well as incisive commentary on the state of the game with behind-the-scenes stories of the great matches and innings, the scandals and the great players. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 280 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Reporting Royalty : Behind the Scenes with the BBC's Royal Correspondent (SIGNED COPY), Bond, Jennie
8 Bond, Jennie Reporting Royalty : Behind the Scenes with the BBC's Royal Correspondent (SIGNED COPY)
London Headline Book Publishing 2001 0747240027 / 9780747240020 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The inside story of the dramas and difficulties of covering many of the events which have dominated the headlines in recent years. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 310 pages including index. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page with the inscription ''To Barry with Best Wishes Jennie Bond''. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Road Taken, Buerk, Michael
9 Buerk, Michael The Road Taken
London Hutchinson 2004 0091799678 / 9780091799670 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Brilliantly written; at times wildly funny, at times heart wrenchingly moving, this is an account of a unique life, lived to the full. SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription '' For Martin, Best wishes, Michael Buerk ''. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 453 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Alistair Cooke : The Biography, Clarke, Nick
10 Clarke, Nick Alistair Cooke : The Biography
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited 1999 0297643789 / 9780297643784 Fourth Impression Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo 
Drawing on a rich variety of sources this biograhy shows how Cooke came from modest origins to carve out for himself, with dogged determination, a unique position as a commentator on Americal life and politics. Clean, crisp copy in price-clipped dustjacket. 548 pages including index. Illustrated with both colour and b&w photographs. Next post dispatch from UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Figure of Eight, Cockburn, Patricia
11 Cockburn, Patricia Figure of Eight
London Chatto & Windus 1985 0701128976 / 9780701128975 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Relates the endlessly eventful and entertaining life of the traveller, ex-deb, journalist and wife of Claud Cockburn. Some light tanning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning and a minor nick to spine - 243 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Memories of the Great and the Good, Cooke, Alistair
12 Cooke, Alistair Memories of the Great and the Good
London Pavilion Books 2000 1862054525 / 9781862054523 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
As new, unread copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in light creasing to rear cover. 266 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Samuel Pepys : A Life, Coote, Stephen
13 Coote, Stephen Samuel Pepys : A Life
London Hodder & Stoughton 2000 0340751231 / 9780340751237 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New biography of one of the most popular and interesting figures in English history which also explores the private man. Some faint sunning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 386 pages including index. Number Line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Numbers Came, Croft-Cooke, Rupert
14 Croft-Cooke, Rupert The Numbers Came
London Putman & Co. Ltd 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Vividly recalls the everyday happenings of the young writer's world as the author communicates the delight of having for the first time a room of his own in London, of the theatre, of arguing with his friends long into the summer nights before going on to recount some famous characters who were also his friends - Lord Alfred Douglas, John Galsworthy, and Louis Golding. Good clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 228 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Flirting with Danger: Confessions of a Reluctant War Reporter, Darrow, Siobhan
15 Darrow, Siobhan Flirting with Danger: Confessions of a Reluctant War Reporter
London Virago Press Ltd 2000 1860498167 / 9781860498169 Card Covers Near Fine 8vo 
Candid account of the work of CNN war reporter Siobhan Darrow. Clean, bright, uncreased copy. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Grand Inquisitor (SIGNED COPY), Day, Robin
16 Day, Robin Grand Inquisitor (SIGNED COPY)
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited 1989 0297796607 / 9780297796602 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The foremost interviewer of the television era tells the story of 34 years at the top of his profession during which time he covered eight general elections. SIGNED by the author to the title page in blue biro. A very good clean copy in square price-clipped jacket. Illustrated in b&w - 296 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Grand Inquisitor : Memoirs, Day, Sir Robin
17 Day, Sir Robin Grand Inquisitor : Memoirs
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited 1989 0297796607 / 9780297796602 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Forthright views from the newscaster and, more famously, heavywight TV interviewer. Clean, square copy with some light sunning to page edges and slightest wear & tear to d/w. 296 pages including index. Enclosed are several newspaper cuttings. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Brief Lives, Deedes, W.F.
18 Deedes, W.F. Brief Lives
Great Britain Macmillan 2005 1405040858 / 9781405040853 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Naylor, Alex 
In this eclectic section of biographical sketches Bill Deedes remembers some of the key figures of the 20th century. Political heavyweights such as Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin and Anthony Eden are reassessed and re-evaluated, while record breakers such as Sir Edmund Hillary and Roger Bannister are shown to have far more to them than just their achievements. A very good clean copy in an unclipped dust jacket. 222 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Spilling the Beans, Dickson-Wright, Clarissa
19 Dickson-Wright, Clarissa Spilling the Beans
London Hodder & Stoughton 2007 0340933887 / 9780340933886 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Extraordinary, humorous and heart-breaking story of a life lived passionately and resolutely on her own terms. Previous owner's small sticker to ffep. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 328 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Greg Dyke : Inside Story (SIGNED), Dyke, Greg
20 Dyke, Greg Greg Dyke : Inside Story (SIGNED)
London HarperCollins 2004 0007192339 / 9780007192335 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The ex-director of the BBC gives his account of a high-profile life dominated by television and its politics and personalities, friendships and fueds. Flat SIGNED to the title page in black ink. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 340 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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