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Aubrey Beardsley : An Account of His Life

By: Benkovitz, Miriam J.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048464

ISBN: 0241103827

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life of an extraordinary genius, the epitome of fin de si├Ęcle, who died tragically young in 1898, before he was twenty-six. Previous owner's name/date to ffep else a clean bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 226 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

ISBN: 0091799996

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0099471531

Condition: Near Fine


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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As We Were

By: Benson, E.F.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1938

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 059689

Condition: Reading Copy


Ring marks to front cover and tape repairs to spine ends. Previous owner's name inside front cover. 312pp + adverts. Pages tanning. Penguin No 169. View more info

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The Farm, The Story of One Family and the English Countryside

By: Benson, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd (UK): 2006

Seller ID: 025240

ISBN: 0141012943

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2005. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Brontes and Their World

By: Bentley, Phyllis

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1971

Seller ID: 011759

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy illustrated with 140 photographs. Un-clipped d/w has some light edgewear. 144 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Italics are Mine

By: Berberova, Nina

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1969

Seller ID: 054886

ISBN: 0582112133

Condition: Good


Autobiography of the Russian Empire-born writer who chronicled the lives of Russian exiles in Paris in her short stories and novels. Square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear/creasing. 606 pages. Text block clean. Slight fading to spine. View more info

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In Vrede : Mijn Laatste Drie Levensjaren

By: Bernardin, Cardinal Joseph

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Nederlands, Lannoo/ Ten Have: 1997

Seller ID: 052525

ISBN: 9025947638

Condition: Very Good


Clean bright copy with text in DUTCH. Dustjacket shows light sunning to spine. Gift inscription to ffep - 143 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Rembrandt

By: Bertram, Anthony

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Studio Publications: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045932

Condition: Good


Part of The World's Masters Series. Good clean booklet -64 pages including bibliographical notes. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Nearly Famous : Adventures of an After-Dinner Speaker

By: Bevan, Bob ( the Cat )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032875

ISBN: 1852270489

Condition: Very Good


The popular sports-mad, after-dinner speaker recounts his life and times. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 248 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Gentleman Radical : A Life of John Horne Tooke, 1736-1812

By: Bewley, Christina; Bewley, David

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Tauris Academic Studies: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063642

ISBN: 1860643442

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the International Library of Historical Studies Series which draws on previously untapped manuscript sources in Britain and America, and contemporary newspapers and periodicals in studying the life and times of the unrivalled polemicist and brilliant conversationalist who was the only man in England to be imprisoned for supporting the American Revolution. Clean, bright copy which appears unread. D/w shows some minor sunning to rear cover - 297 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Peggy Ashcroft

By: Billington, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061169

ISBN: 071954436X

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating biography of a complex and private woman in which Billington is able to draw on the very many conversations with Dame Peggy herself and with her contemporaries, including Gielgud, George Rylands, Sir Anthony Quayle and Sir Peter Hall, giving the layman a vivid insight into the problems of an actor's life behind the scenes. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 312 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Honour Satisfied : A Dorset Rifleman at War 1916-1918, 2nd Lieutenant Frank Warren

By: Bird, Antony ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Swindon, Wiltshire, The Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056379

ISBN: 1852235403

Condition: Very Good


Absorbing diary written (illegally) by Warren from the time of his arrival in war-devastated France in 1916 until his evacuation to a hospital in Rouen. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 109 pages. 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

ISBN: 0241141583

Condition: Near Fine


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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Churchill, 1874-1922

By: Birkenhead, Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Harrap Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 048688

ISBN: 0245547797

Condition: Very Good


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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Lillie Langtry Her Life in Words and Pictures

By: Birkett, Jeremy and Richardson, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: St. Clements Bay, Jersey, Channel Islands, Rupert Shuff Ltd: 1979

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 025171

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright 64 page booklet containing photographs, posters and commentary of the famous actress. View more info

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The Livingstone Touch

By: Birkinshaw, Philip

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1973

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 039323

ISBN: 0356047180

Condition: Very Good


Reveals a picture of a man who, perhaps uniquely among those who opened up Africa, fell in love with Africa without condescending to it. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 182 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Rosie - Shining for Jesus

By: Birmingham, Deborah

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Excalibur Press of London: 1989

Seller ID: 053181

ISBN: 1872080766

Condition: Very Good


Inspirational story of Rosie Boggia who after being badly paralysed after a fall came to God. A very good clean large format paperback. Illustrated with b.w and colour photographs. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Harder Path : The Autobiography

By: Birt, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Time Warner Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040098

ISBN: 0316860190

Condition: Very Good


Large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w which is 'stretched' to front flap. The extraordinary account of how a boy from Bootle rose through the media ranks to become Director-General of the BBC: the culmination of a career that changed British broadcasting fundamentally. 532 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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In His Armour - The Life of John Hunt of Fiji

By: Birtwhistle, Allen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Cargate Press: 1954

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 061414

Condition: Good


Signed to a bookplate pasted on the front endpaper "Allen Birtwhistle with very happy memories and best wishes 28 Feb 1957" and also included is a small Xmas card signed "from Allen Birtwhistle with much gratitude for a happy visit". Square, tight hardback which has some foxing to page edges. Illustrated with b/w sketches and a colour frontis. Dustwrapper is tatty with areas of loss to front top edge. 196 pages including index. The story of the Christian missionary who answered a call to go to Fiji to discover that the island was full of savage cannibals. 196 pages includ... View more info