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The Parnell Tragedy, Abels, Jules
1 Abels, Jules The Parnell Tragedy
London The Bodley Head 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First complete biography for thirty years of the man who was the most powerful leader Ireland ever had. Brings fresh insight and immediacy to the story of Parnell, and the friends and enemies, public and private, who worked for or against him and grieved or rejoiced at his downfall. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 408 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Madam Secretary : A Memoir, Albright, Madeleine
2 Albright, Madeleine Madam Secretary : A Memoir
London Macmillan & Co 2003 140503369X / 9781405033695 Hard Back Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Valuable contribution to political history as the highest-ranking woman in the history of the United States tells her unforgettable story for the first time. Bright square copy in an unclipped d/w - 562 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Madam Secretary : A Memoir (SIGNED COPY), Albright, Madeleine
3 Albright, Madeleine Madam Secretary : A Memoir (SIGNED COPY)
London Macmillan 2003 140503369X / 9781405033695 First British Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The highest-ranking woman in the history of the United States government tells her unforgettable story for the first time. Clean, square, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 562 pages including index. SIGNED by the author in blue felt-tip to the title page with the inscription ''To Barry - Madeleine Albright''. Number Line: 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2. 
Price: 47.50 GBP
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John Major, Anderson, Bruce
4 Anderson, Bruce John Major
London Headliine 1992 0747239010 / 9780747239017 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Describes how and why John Major became Prime Minister and gives a full critical account of his first year in office. Unread copy illustrated with b.w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Haughey: His Life and Unlucky Deeds, Arnold, Bruce
5 Arnold, Bruce Haughey: His Life and Unlucky Deeds
London HarperCollins 1993 0002552124 / 9780002552127 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Comprehensive biography of the man and his era, includes a detailed history of the country and its leading politicians. 308 pages including index. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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Margaret Thatcher : A Study in Power, Arnold, Bruce
6 Arnold, Bruce Margaret Thatcher : A Study in Power
London Hamish Hamilton 1984 0241111609 / 9780241111604 First Edition Hard Back Good + Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The distinguished political journalist look at the life and times of The Iron Lady and the events she had to deal with. Previous owner's details to ffep and light sunning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 287 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Boris Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life, Aron, Leon
7 Aron, Leon Boris Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life
Glasgow, Scotland HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2000 0002559226 / 9780002559225 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Unread copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slightest signs of storage. Comprehensive biography - 934 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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The Ashdown Diaries, Volume One 1988-1997 (SIGNED COPY), Ashdown, Paddy
8 Ashdown, Paddy The Ashdown Diaries, Volume One 1988-1997 (SIGNED COPY)
London Allen Lane 2000 0713995106 / 9780713995107 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
SIGNED with the inscription - "To Barry with best wishes Paddy Ashdown 1.11.00" Small bump to top corner of front board else a very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 638 pages including index. First printing. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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Right Place, Right Time, Audland, Christopher
9 Audland, Christopher Right Place, Right Time
Weardale, Co. Durham The Memoir Club 2004 1841040916 / 9781841040912 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The author covers his successive and at times overlapping careers in the Army; the British Diplomatic Service; the European Community; and the many fascinating post-retirement jobs. Full of anecodte, and interesting details about leading personalities. Bright square copy in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ' Dora and Derek best wishes Christopher Audland'. Foreword by Sir Frank Berman. 528 pages including index. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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True Blue - an Autobiography 1902-1939, Baker White, John
10 Baker White, John True Blue - an Autobiography 1902-1939
London Frederick Muller 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo 
A very good, clean copy in jacket which is now a little soiled. Previous owner's name on front end paper. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. Lifts the curtain on the strange political underworld which existed during the 1930's when the war of words often materialised into sabotage and sudden death. 184 pages including index. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Decline and Fall of Lloyd George : And Great Was the Fall Thereof, Beaverbrook, Lord
11 Beaverbrook, Lord The Decline and Fall of Lloyd George : And Great Was the Fall Thereof
London Collins 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
History as it really happened as the author, who played no small part in this hitherto unexplored passage of events, recounts the principal characters together with his unique collection of papers - including all those of Lloyd George and Bonar Law. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows signs of light shelfwear/darkening - 320 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Dare to Be a Daniel, Benn, Tony
12 Benn, Tony Dare to Be a Daniel
London Hutchinson 2004 0091799996 / 9780091799991 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Edited by Ruth Winstone. Warm affectionate and funny account which reveals the childhood of a radical national political figure and shows how early influences have shaped the commitments and beliefs he holds today. Clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 278 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Dare to be a Daniel : Then and Now, Benn, Tony
13 Benn, Tony Dare to be a Daniel : Then and Now
London Arrow Books Ltd 2005 0099471531 / 9780099471530 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Edited by Ruth Winstone. Reveals the childhood of a radical national political figure and shows how early influences have shaped the commitments and beliefs he holds today. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Churchill, 1874-1922, Birkenhead, Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith
14 Birkenhead, Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith Churchill, 1874-1922
London Harrap Books 1989 0245547797 / 9780245547799 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unique insight into the life of one of Britain's enduringly fascinating statesmen by his Godson, and with an introduction and a foreword by Sir John Colville. Bright square hardback based on impeccable research and an insider's knowledge. Dustjacket is unclipped - 552 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Speaking for Myself  (SIGNED COPY), Blair, Cherie
15 Blair, Cherie Speaking for Myself (SIGNED COPY)
London Little Brown 2008 1408700980 / 9781408700983 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed Little Brown bookplate has been laid on to the title page. Clean, crisp unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 421 pages including index. Cherie tells of her journey from her working-class roots in Liverpool the the wife of the Prime Minister of Great Britain. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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The Clinton Wars -SIGNED COPY, Blumenthal, Sidney
16 Blumenthal, Sidney The Clinton Wars -SIGNED COPY
London Viking 2003 0670912042 / 9780670912049 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
SIGNED by the author in black ink on the title page. Clean, crisp unread hardback in dustwrapper which has one small closed tear to head of spine. 822 pages including index. A first-hand history of the Clinton presidency by his assistant in the West Wing. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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On a Clear Day, Blunkett, David; MacCormick, Alex
17 Blunkett, David; MacCormick, Alex On a Clear Day
London Michael O'Mara Books 1995 1854797417 / 9781854797414 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The rising part of the Labour politician who fought adversity to get to the top. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 191 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Boothby : Recollections of a Rebel, Boothby, Robert
18 Boothby, Robert Boothby : Recollections of a Rebel
London Hutchinson 1978 0091348307 / 9780091348304 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Extraordinary memoirs of an extraordinary man covering a career spanning more than half a century of close and sometimes stormy associations with most of the key figures in politics and many in the arts and media. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d.w - 272 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Betty Boothroyd : The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY), Boothroyd, Betty
19 Boothroyd, Betty Betty Boothroyd : The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)
London Century 2001 0712679480 / 9780712679480 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
SIGNED by the author with the inscription "To Barry - Betty Boothroyd". From Tiller Girl to Speaker of the House who had the enormous respect of the British public. As new, unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. illustrated in colour and b&w. 338pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Gordon Brown, Bower, Tom
20 Bower, Tom Gordon Brown
London HarperCollins 2004 000717540X / 9780007175406 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
A very good clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. 492 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. "Delves deep into a ministerial career shaped by intrigue and ruthlessness." 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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