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Jolly Green Giant

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Century Publishing Co Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018191

ISBN: 0712683593

Condition: Near Fine


The autobiography of Britain's best-loved botanist which interweaves his growing love of nature with the characters he meets along the way. . Clean, bright copy in price-clipped jacket. 398 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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When the Smoke Hit the Fan : A Reminiscence of the Theater, Movies, and T.V.

By: Bellamy, Ralph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, USA, Doubleday & Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067592

ISBN: 0385148607

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and career of the man who was an actor, manager and stagehand before the world knew about theatrical unions, method acting and unemployment insurance. Some odd, faint spotting to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 276 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Memorials of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis : 1800-1873

By: Bellasis, Edward

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Burns & Oates Ltd: 1895

Seller ID: 061419

Condition: Good


The life and times of Mr. Serjeant Bellasis as told by his son. Some foxing to the tissue protecting the frontis of the subject else a clean, square hardback showing some sunning to cover/spine - 244 pages including an index of Persons. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Humphrey Bogart

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067647

ISBN: 0091249902

Condition: Near Fine


Definitive biography written by his close friend which explores and resolves many of the contradictions surrounding Bogie, gives an account of the making of his big films, and includes many previously unpublished photographs. Clean, crisp hardback which appears unread. Unclipped jacket. 242 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Die Benediktusregel : Lateinisch / Deutsch. Herausgegeben im Auftrag der Salzburger Äbtekonferenz,

By: Benedictus, de Nursia

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Beuron, Germany, Beuroner Kunstverlag: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060695

ISBN: 3870710616

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright hardback in a d/w. Text in LATIN & GERMAN - 314 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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 siècle, 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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As Thousands Cheer : The Life of Irving Berlin

By: Bergreen, Laurence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1990

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 067555

ISBN: 0340534869

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardback which, appears unread, which also serves as a social history of American entertainment. Masterly and compelling biography containing a chronology of all Berlin's 1,500 songs plus his scores for Hollywood and Broadway. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 658 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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