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Alice's Adventures in Oxford

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pitkin Pictorials: 1980

Seller ID: 036492

Condition: Very Good


Recounts the story of Alice Liddell daughter of the Dean of Christ Church and inspiration of the Alice books. A very good clean copy illustrated with colour and b.w. photographs. 32 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Duke of Norfolk Notebook

By: N/A

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Burns & Oates: 1917

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 064861

Condition: Good


A brief record of the Duke of Norfolk's sayings and doings. Undated circa 1917. Previous owner's name Joseph J. Hanson (of Hansom cab family) dated January 1918 on title page. Annotation related to Hansom's connection with the Duke of Norfolk on 4 pages of the book plus occasional pencil marks to margins. First Edition. 128 pages. Spine strip and board edges have faded and a couple of blemishes to boards. View more info

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The Parnell Tragedy

By: Abels, Jules

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043133

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028053

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Very Good


Brings us closer to a man who has remained an enigma for 500 years - a man of great spirituality and deep piety, yet also ambitious and who as Lord Chancellor dominated the court of Henry VIII. 435 pages. A clean, bright copy in very good jacket. View more info

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Memoirs of an Aesthete

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065587

Condition: Very Good


Witty and vivid account of the author's first thirty-five years of his life from his boyhood among the international colony of dilettante in Florence before the First World War, to his maturity when he discovered his spiritual home in Peking before the old Chinese culture was destroyed. Between the two, he was one of the brilliant generation up at Oxford just after the war and afterwards moved to Paris where he knew many of the literary and artistic figures of the time. ... View more info

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James Dean: Portrait of Cool

By: Adams, Leigh

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Blake: 2004

Seller ID: 036962

ISBN: 1857825918

Condition: Near Fine


Offers a unique and subtly revealing portrait of the actor, including photographs from the sets of his films and also rare photographs taken by the actor himself. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 223 pages. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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The Cosby Wit, His Life & Humour

By: Adler, Bill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild: 1988

Seller ID: 011177

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy telling the story of one of America's favourite personalities. 125 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ego 8, Continuing the Autobiography of James Agate

By: Agate, James

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026877

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in jacket which has been repaired internally with tape and shows minor loss. 269 pages including index. 16 illustrations in half-tone. Covering a year in the life of the drama critic James Agate, famous a man for his witticisms. View more info

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A Passage to Africa (SIGNED COPY)

By: Alagiah, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040748

ISBN: 0316855545

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A.E. Stegmann : The Life and Art of a Remarkable Artist

By: Alexander, Marc

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Mouth and Foot Painting Artists: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051874

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and career of one of the most remarkable men of the 20th century who overcame the loss of his arms through polio to become a professional artist and left a legacy of self-help and encouragement. Clean bright large format hardback in a d/w - 164 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Shakespeare

By: Alexander, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 021753

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. No. 252 of the Home University Library series. Authoritative introduction for the student to Shakespeare's genius. 271 pages including index. View more info

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Special Assignment

By: Alldridge, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051761

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Price of Freedom

By: Allen, Charles F.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Georgetown, IL, USA, Faulstich Printing Co.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031528

Condition: Very Good


An American's story of his time as a prisoner-of-war during World War 2 at the hands of the German army. A very good clean copy containing 114 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Mediaevalism of Lawrence of Arabia

By: Allen, M.D.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027170

ISBN: 0271006730

Condition: Very Good


"Deals with Lawrence's lifelong interest in the medieval world, especially medieval literature, and its considerable influence on his view of himself and of the Arabs with whom he fought in an archaic theatre of war, and hence his own literary production. " Clean, crisp copy in archival protected dustjacket. Slight bumping to edges of boards. No other discernible faults. 220 pages including index. A most attractive copy of this now hard-to-find title. Prompt... View more info

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Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning at the Edge (SIGNED COPY)

By: Allen, Paul

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 044549

ISBN: 0413731200

Condition: Good


SIGNED on the title page with the inscription "To Sheila with all good wishes Alan Ayckbourn and Paul Allen". Book has tear to jacket and indent to front board where it has been knocked. otherwise a clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 358 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Thomas William Allies (SIGNED COPY)

By: Allies, Mary H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Burns Oates and Washbourne Ltd: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 061764

Condition: Good


Biography of one of the Anglican churchmen who joined the Roman Catholic Church in the early period of the Oxford Movement, written by his daughter and SIGNED by her to the ffep with the inscription ''Eileen Fripp From Mary Allies In memoriam T.W.A.'' Internally clean copy with light signs of shelfwear to covers - 215 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Memoirs (SIGNED COPY)

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065659

ISBN: 0091745330

Condition: Very Good


Looks back on decades of friendships, as well as on the quick clashes and lively skirmishes which also punctuate Amis's personal and literary life. Bright, square copy which is SIGNED by the author to the title page. Dustjacket remains unclipped - 346 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Henry Holt & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051706

ISBN: 0805009590

Condition: Very Good


Uncompromising, unauthorized, and often startling biography based on years of research and countless interviews - including conservations with Henry Fonda and with Jane herself. View more info

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Jagger Unauthorized

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Seller ID: 052864

ISBN: 0671712098

Condition: Very Good


Riveting portrait based on years of research and countless interviews with friends, teachers, fellow musicians, family members, neighbours, industry insiders and lovers. Clean bright large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 438 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Life of Hans Andersen Illustrated by The Hans Andersen's Collections Belonging to the Town of Odense; English Guide

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Odense, Denmark, Eyens Stiftsbogtrykkeri:

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 039162

Condition: Good


24 page, stapled guide to Andersen's childhood home in Denmark. Light wear and sunning to covers. Circa 1950's ? View more info