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Image for Kodak Mantra Diaries : October 1966 to June 1971

Kodak Mantra Diaries : October 1966 to June 1971

By: Sinclair, Iain

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Albion Village Press: 1971

Seller ID: 061460

Condition: Good


Tall, narrow, ring-bound edition. Slight shelfwear to spine ends. Good clean copy - Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pound Wise

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065487

Condition: Very Good


A selection of essays, mostly from papers and books long unobtainable in this pick of a lifetimes work. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear with sunning to spine - 320 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Where The Stress Falls

By: Sontag, Susan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Vintage: 2003

Seller ID: 065342

ISBN: 0099289415

Condition: Very Good


America's most important essayist chooses more than forty longer and shorter pieces from the last two decades that illustrate a deeply felt, kaleidoscopic array of interests, passions, observations and ideas. Clean, tight paperback - 351 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Letters From Hilaire Belloc

By: Speaight, Robert ( Selected and Edited By )

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061417

Condition: Good


Volume devoted entirely to Belloc's correspondence, covering the years 1900 to 1942. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with sunning to spine - 313 pages including an index to Recipients of Letters and a General index. Previous owner's pale stamp to ffep. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects

By: Spencer, Herbert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 054198

Condition: Very Good


Contains Spencer's four essays on education as well as his essays on Progress; Manners and Fashion; Physiology of Laughter and the Origin and Function of Music. Burgundy leather with gilt lettering and decoration - slight fading to spine. Gilt top edge. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. No 504 in the Everyman's Library series. 333 pages. View more info

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Thirties and After: Poetry, Politics, People, 1933-75

By: Spender, Stephen

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1978

Seller ID: 065752

ISBN: 0333255208

Condition: Very Good


Essays describing the literary and political life of the 1930s. Very good clean hardback in very good unclipped dustwrapper. 286 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Edward VII : Prince and King

By: St Aubyn, Giles

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052276

ISBN: 0002162032

Condition: Very Good


The author's privileged look at Edward VII's life courtesy of Francis Knoll's preserved correspondence, thought to have been destroyed on the King's orders upon his death. Clean square large volume hardback in a d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 555 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Postcards from the Boys

By: Starr, Ringo

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Illustrated: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 063668

ISBN: 1844034232

Condition: Near Fine


A Collection of 51 postcards from John, Paul and George to Ringo which offers an insight into the most famous band in history. 111 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Night the Old Nostalgia Burned Down

By: Sullivan, Frank

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1954

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 032123

Condition: Very Good


A collection of articles some of which were first published in the New Yorker, written by the writer who PG Wodehouse described as America's finest humourist . A very good clean copy. 248 pages. View more info

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The Golden Boat

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061182

Condition: Very Good


A collection of sketches translated from the original Bengali by Bhabani Bhattacharya. Very good, clean copy with light sunning to page edges in an unclipped d/w which has darkened to spine and shows some minor wear & tear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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From the Boer War to the Cold War : Essays On Twentieth-Century Europe

By: Taylor, A. J. P.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066022

ISBN: 0241134455

Condition: Very Good


Edited and with an introduction by Chris Wrigley. Brings together the best of Taylor's essays, including pieces on Balfour, Asquith, WW1, Trotsky, Mussolini, Hitler, Bevin, Churchill and the start of the cold war. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 454 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Secret Annexe (SIGNED COPY)

By: Taylor, Alan & Irene ( Edited By )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Canongate Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 060073

ISBN: 1841954438

Condition: Very Good


Arranged as a diary around a calendar year in telling many individual stories from many wars down the ages, with several compelling entries for each day of the year. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by Alan Taylor to the title page in black ink. 676 pages including an index of diarists. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mill's On Liberty : A Critical Guide

By: Ten, C. L. ( Edited By )

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060762

ISBN: 0521873568

Condition: As New


Part of the Cambridge Critical Guides Series, presenting newly commissioned essays covering the whole range of problems raised by Mill's work published in 1859. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 243 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Theology Of Culture

By: Tillich, Paul

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061735

Condition: Very Good


Collects together some notable writings by Tillich on culture in relation to religion. Edited by Robert C. Kimball. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 213 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Unpublished Correspondence of Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec: 273 Letters by and about Lautrec Written to His Family and Friends in the Collection of Herbert Schimmel

By: Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri De

Price: £17.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Phaidon: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015621

ISBN: 0714813893

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely clean copy in unclipped jacket. 320pp. Lautrec's letters to his family span his life from 1871, when he was six and a half, to a few months before his death in 1901 and reveal a hitherto little-known side to the artist. View more info

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True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole

By: Townsend, Sue

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059575

ISBN: 0413624501

Condition: Good


Adrian continues to confide his deepest thoughts and moving experiences to the page. Light tanning to page margins else a clean, tight copy in an unclipped d/w - 117 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Excursions in the Real World

By: Trevor, William

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065746

ISBN: 0091770866

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiographical tales are about people and places, personal fascinations and enthusiasms, that have remained snagged in the author's memory over the years. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 201 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Letters of Archbishop Ullathorne

By: Ullathorne, Archbishop

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Burns & Oates: 1892

Seller ID: 061788

Condition: Reading Copy


Letters of English prelate who held high offices in the Roman Catholic Church during the nineteenth-century. Hinges reinforced with binding tape. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Cloth torn to head of spine. Internally text block is clean. 550 pages including index. View more info

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Dickens in Europe

By: Vallance, Rosalind ( Essays Selected and Introduced By )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2010

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 064095

Condition: As New


Clean, bright, unread hardback housed in its own slipcase - 212 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Essays Mainly on the Nineteenth Century Presented to Sir Humphrey Milford

By: Various

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Oxford at the University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061485

Condition: Very Good


Produced in honour of Sir Humphrey Milford who, after a long and distinguished career, retired from the position of Publisher to the University of Oxford in 1945. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear/staining with minor losses and sunning to spine - 160 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info