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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


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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Madam Secretary : A Memoir

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 2003

Seller ID: 047491


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. View more info

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John Major

By: Anderson, Bruce

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Headliine: 1992

Seller ID: 033234


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. View more info

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Margaret Thatcher : A Study in Power

By: Arnold, Bruce

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050266


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. View more info

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Haughey: His Life and Unlucky Deeds

By: Arnold, Bruce

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1993

Seller ID: 056772


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. View more info

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Boris Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life

By: Aron, Leon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016984


Unread copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slightest signs of storage. Comprehensive biography - 934 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Ashdown Diaries, Volume One 1988-1997 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Ashdown, Paddy

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2000

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056179


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. View more info

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Right Place, Right Time (SIGNED COPY)

By: Audland, Christopher

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Weardale, Co. Durham, The Memoir Club: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 047129


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. View more info

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True Blue - an Autobiography 1902-1939

By: Baker White, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025158


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. View more info

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The Decline and Fall of Lloyd George : And Great Was the Fall Thereof

By: Beaverbrook, Lord

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058708


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. View more info

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Dare to Be a Daniel

By: Benn, Tony

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047397


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. View more info

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Dare to be a Daniel : Then and Now

By: Benn, Tony

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 060021


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Churchill, 1874-1922

By: Birkenhead, Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Harrap Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 048688


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. View more info

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Speaking for Myself (SIGNED COPY)

By: Blair, Cherie

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 2008

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056192


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. View more info

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On a Clear Day

By: Blunkett, David; MacCormick, Alex

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028029


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. View more info

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Boothby : Recollections of a Rebel

By: Boothby, Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043120


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. View more info

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Betty Boothroyd : The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Boothroyd, Betty

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Century: 2001

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056149


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. View more info

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Gordon Brown

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019500


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." View more info

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Way of Life : The Memoirs of John Boyd-Carpenter

By: Boyd-Carpenter, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054908


The author provides a valuable insight into how Britain was governed over a post-war period of forty years and the many crises and traumas he was involved in. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 272 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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America's Queen : A Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 2000

Seller ID: 032672


Comprehensive biograhy of the most famous of alll First Ladies. A very good clean copy which has gift inscription to front endpaper. 690 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info