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Last Post : The Final World from Our First World War Soldiers

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036825

ISBN: 0297846442

Condition: Near Fine


Interviews from the last twenty-one surviving British veterans of the Great War whose ages range now from 109-104, describing the changes that have occurred during their lifetimes. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 272 pages including index. Prompt 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

ISBN: 0713995106

Condition: Very Good


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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Thesiger

By: Asher, Michael

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027526

ISBN: 0670837695

Condition: Near Fine


A frank and unsentimental account of the man behind the legend. A b/w photograph of a seated Thesiger has been adhered to front pastedown. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 582 pages including index. Enclosed are some newspaper cuttings. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Franco : A Concise Biography

By: Ashford-Hodges, Gabrielle

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048677

ISBN: 0297643045

Condition: Very Good


Psychological biography which considers Franco's mental state as well as his political motivation, considering his life and his ability to cling on to absolute power until his death in 1975. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 290 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Cary Grant

By: Ashman, Chuck; Trescott, Pamela

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052160

ISBN: 0491030258

Condition: Very Good


Traces the extraordinary chain of events that subsequently led Archie Leach, boy acrobat, to become Cary Grant, Hollywood's most sophisticated leading man. Small tippex marks to ffep else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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George Eliot : A Life

By: Ashton, Rosemary

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064419

ISBN: 0241134730

Condition: Very Good


Sensitive and revealing portrait of a modern and highly unorthodox life, giving a fuller treatment than any other biography on George Eliot, by an author who has been studying her subject for 15 years. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 465 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Before Your Very Eyes

By: Askey, Arthur

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Woburn Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057853

ISBN: 0713001348

Condition: Very Good


The story of his long career - often hilarious, sometimes tragic and always busy - his early days in Concert Party and the remarkable team spirit amongst the groups of seaside entertainers; plus his work during the pioneer days of radio and television. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 191 pages including postscript. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Opening Up : My Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Atherton, Mike

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 064172

ISBN: 0340822325

Condition: Near Fine


England's most capped captain gives a very personal account of the team's fortunes, and his own. Includes battles against some of the great quick bowlers: Donald, Ambrose, Walsh, and his nemesis Glenn McGrath - sledging and all. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 330 pages including index. SIGNED by the author to the title page ''To Roger Happy Birthday Mike Atherton''. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Life Class : The Selected Memoirs of Diana Athill

By: Athill, Diana

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066194

ISBN: 1847081231

Condition: Very Good


A celebration of one of our best-loved authors, and a record of almost a century of rich experience. Clean, large volume hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear & tear - 668 pages including postscript. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Big Ron : A Different Ball Game

By: Atkinson, Ron; Fitton, Peter

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028374

ISBN: 0233992170

Condition: Very Good


Memoirs of a much-travelled football manager/ pundit including a full and frank account of his controversial time at Manchester United. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing a small watermark to rear cover. Light sunning to page edges - 244pp. Prompt 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

ISBN: 1841040916

Condition: Near Fine


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 anecdotes, 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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Rubens and His Times

By: Avermaete, Roger

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1968

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 053869

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Christine Trollope. Written in a modern and more balanced style - factually informative and intensely readable. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 218 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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George the Third

By: Ayling, Stanley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052272

ISBN: 0002114127

Condition: Very Good


Long-overdue study of George III's reign which witnessed, among other events, the loss of the American colonies, the Napoleonic Wars, and the beginnings of Britain's transformation by the Industrial Revolution. Clean large volume hardback in clipped d/w (price still showing) protected in a plastic jacket - 510 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Many Faces of Christ : Portraying the Holy in the East and West, 300 to 1300

By: Bacci, Michele

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060764

ISBN: 1780232683

Condition: Near Fine


Rigorous and innovative study which makes a vital contribution to an ongoing debate about the emergence and crystallisation of a particular physiognomy for Jesus in Christian art. Clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 294 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tomboy Bride : A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West

By: Backus, Harriet Fish

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, USA, Pruett Publishing Co: 1969

Seller ID: 030201

ISBN: 0871085127

Condition: Good +


Clean, bright paperback showing light curling - 273 pages including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pilgrim and Dreamer : John Bunyan - His Life and Work

By: Bacon, Ernest W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, The Paternoster Press: 1983

Seller ID: 038836

ISBN: 0853643091

Condition: Very Good


Biography based on a study of primary sources and including an assessment of Bunyan's verse, which contain suggestions about disputed issues in his life. Clean, tight paperback with gift inscription to half-title - 186 pages including select bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Adolf Hitler

By: Badsey, Stephen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Smithmark Publishers: 1992

Seller ID: 033201

ISBN: 0831742100

Condition: Near Fine


Factual and compelling account of the most notorious figure in modern history - illustrated profusely with over100 photographs. A clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 80 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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See No Evil : The True Story of Ground Soldier in the CIA's Counterterrorism Wars

By: Baer, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Crown Publications: 2002

Seller ID: 065948

ISBN: 0609810278

Condition: Very Good


One of the CIA's top field officers of the past quarter century recounts his career running agents in the back alleys of the Middle East. Also takes an unprecedented look at the roots of modern terrorism. Clean, bright paperback - 284 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Immaculate Mistake : Scenes from Childhood and Beyond

By: Bailey, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046903

ISBN: 0747506302

Condition: Very Good +


Composition of scenes or fragments of memory which dispenses with the ordered narrative of most autobiographies in order to arrive nearer to the truth about the author's past. Clean bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 167 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for True Blue - an Autobiography 1902-1939

True Blue - an Autobiography 1902-1939

By: Baker White, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025158

Condition: Very Good


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