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A Passage to Africa

By: Alagiah, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040748


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. 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


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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Instead of a Letter

By: Athill, Diana

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1965

Seller ID: 061865


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The View from Here : Life at Seventy

By: Bakewell, Joan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040973


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. View more info

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The Centre of the Bed (SIGNED)

By: Bakewell, Joan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056135


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. View more info

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Some Luck

By: Bird, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047396


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. View more info

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Cakes and Bails : Henry Blofeld's Cricket Year

By: Blofeld, Henry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047098


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. View more info

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Reporting Royalty : Behind the Scenes with the BBC's Royal Correspondent (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bond, Jennie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056176


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. View more info

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The Road Taken (SIGNED COPY)

By: Buerk, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 029947


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. View more info

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Alistair Cooke : The Biography

By: Clarke, Nick

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited: 1999

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 029536


Drawing on a rich variety of sources this bioggrahy shows how Cooke came from modest origins to carve out for himself, with dogged determination, a unique position as a commentator on American life and politics. Clean, crisp copy in price-clipped dustjacket. 548 pages including index. Illustrated with both colour and b&w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Figure of Eight

By: Cockburn, Patricia

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054887


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. View more info

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Memories of the Great and the Good

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books: 2000

Seller ID: 021347


As new, unread copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in light creasing to rear cover. 266 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Samuel Pepys : A Life

By: Coote, Stephen

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058182


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. View more info

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The Numbers Came

By: Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Putman & Co. Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050106


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. View more info

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Flirting with Danger: Confessions of a Reluctant War Reporter

By: Darrow, Siobhan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Virago Press Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 023158


Candid account of the work of CNN war reporter Siobhan Darrow. Clean, bright, uncreased copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Grand Inquisitor (SIGNED COPY)

By: Day, Robin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002554


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Grand Inquisitor : Memoirs

By: Day, Sir Robin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026330


Forthright views from the newscaster and, more famously, heavyweight 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. View more info

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Brief Lives

By: Deedes, W.F.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Macmillan: 2005

Seller ID: 042750


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. View more info

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Spilling the Beans

By: Dickson-Wright, Clarissa

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2007

Seller ID: 059429


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In And Out Of The Box : An Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Dougall, Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins and Harvill Press: 1974

Edition: Eighth Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 064160


The popular broadcaster shares his experiences, including inside Stalin's Russia and later with assignments to Singapore and Kenya. SIGNED by the author to the ffep with the inscription ''Best Wishes to Jane - Robert Dougall''. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 320 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info