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In the Shadow of Trinity : An American Airman in Occupied Japan

By: Vaughn, Robert V.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Manhattan, KS, USA, Sunflower University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033988

ISBN: 0897451406

Condition: As New


Charts the author's experiences with the 43rd Bomb Group of the U.S. 5th Air Force in the Pacific and his military duties in occupied Japan. Unread paperback - 179 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cary Grant

By: Vermilye, Jerry

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Galahad Books: 1973

Seller ID: 022263

ISBN: 0883652919

Condition: Very Good


Part of The Pictorial Treasury of Film Stars - General Editor Stan Sennett. Internally clean and bright in an unclipped d/w which shows some wear & tear. 160 pages including index. View more info

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The Verneys of Claydon : A Seventeenth-Century English Family

By: Verney, Harry ( Edited with Preface and Postscript By )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Robert Maxwell: 1968

Seller ID: 055254

ISBN: 0080070795

Condition: Good


Condensed into a single volume for the first time to be more to the taste of the modern reader whilst retaining all the spirit and excitement of the original. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear/rubbing - 266 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Ellen Wilkinson 1891-1947

By: Vernon, Betty D.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043327

ISBN: 0856649848

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the Labour MP - ardent fighter for women's rights, for the unemployed and under-privileged, a suffragist and anti-fascist and one of the first woman trade union organisers in Britain. a very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has faded slightly to the spine. 254 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fergie: Biography of Fergie McCormick

By: Veysey, Alex

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1977

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 012336

ISBN: 0720709954

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w. The story of one of the greatest names in New Zealand rugby. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Loving Garbo

By: Vickers, Hugo

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004992

ISBN: 0224030728

Condition: Very Good


Unread copy that had gift inscription on half-title which has been masked with black marker pen. Contains lovely b + w pictures. The story of Garbo and her two greatest loves. 276 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Palimpsest: A Memoir

By: Vidal, Gore

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065758

ISBN: 0233988912

Condition: Very Good


Memoir of the first 40 years of Gore Vidal's life. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 435 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Little Nut-Brown Man : My Three Years with Lord Beaverbrook

By: Vines, C. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1969

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 054751

Condition: Very Good


An account of the newspaper proprietor's last three years of his life by the man who was employed as his secretary during that time. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w showing rubbing and sunning to spine - 279 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Dateline Freedom : Revelations of an Unwilling Exile

By: Vitaliev, Vitali

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1991

Seller ID: 035956

ISBN: 0091746779

Condition: Very Good


The story of the Soviet investigative journalist who put his life at risk by exposing miscarriages of justice that no other reporter was brave enough to touch. Also notes how new repressive laws have been passed to 'protect the honour and dignity of the President'. Tanning to page margins. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 210 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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House Arrest

By: Vlachos, Helen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042957

ISBN: 0233961860

Condition: Very Good


The owner and editor of two Greek newspapers recounts her time as a prisoner in her own flat and her daring escape which brought her to London in Christmas 1967. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w - 157 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Soldiering For Peace

By: von Horn, Major-General Carl

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052998

Condition: Very Good


The distinguished soldier recalls his varied career from being charged with implementing the repatriation exchange of POWs between Britain and Germany to being appointed commander of the U.N. Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine etc. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 372 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Churchill : Man of the Century

By: von Krockow, Christian G.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, London House: 2000

Seller ID: 046976

ISBN: 1902809432

Condition: Very Good


The author assesses the man, warts and all, as he achieves a masterpiece of succinct biography which will be treasured for many years. Translation by Helmut Bolger. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 270 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Return of the Dark Invader

By: von Rintelen, Captain

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Lovat Dickson & Thompson Limited: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061216

Condition: Very Good


Autobiographical account of the author's experiences as a sabotage agent in the United States of America during the War which had ramifications and results far beyond the knowledge of the general public. Clean hardback lacking a dustjacket and showing light sunning to spine - 266 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dear Shadows : Portraits from Memory

By: Wain, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009442

ISBN: 0719542847

Condition: Near Fine


A trumpeter living in Paris; a German farmer working a Welsh mountain smallholding: a young actor later to become a world megastar; a theatrical landlady in Stratford-upon- Avon and many others. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 186 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Samuel Johnson

By: Wain, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039257

ISBN: 0333132009

Condition: Very Good


Authoritative and delightfully readable biography of the English writer and critic who became one of the most famous literary figures of the 18th century. Previous owner's name to ffep. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 388 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Lucky George: Memoirs of an Anti-Politician

By: Walden, George

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014632

ISBN: 0713993162

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, square copy in an un-clipped d/w. 402 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Elizabeth Queen of England

By: Waldman Milton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1934

Edition: Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 016377

Condition: Good


Bound in blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine. 336pp inc index. Stain to front cover at bottom corner. Internally text block clean. Binding square and tight. A good copy. View more info

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Arabian Locust Hunter

By: Walford, G. F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066054

Condition: Very Good


One Englishman's graphic, personal account of his experiences as a participant in the battle against the Desert Locusts who leave a trail of poverty and famine. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear with small losses (see photo) - 176 pages. Illustrated and with maps. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Audrey : Her Real Story

By: Walker, Alexander

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 1995

Edition: Revised and Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 025588

ISBN: 1857973526

Condition: Very Good


Traces the extraordinary combination of luck and talent that allowed a young girl who nearly died in Hitler's war-torn Europe to conquer both the New York stage and the Hollywood screen. Unread paperback showing slight signs of storage. 433 pages including index. View more info

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Murray Walker, My Autobiography - Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken

By: Walker, Murray

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins Willow: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039307

ISBN: 0007663730

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Autobiography of the popular motor-racing commentator. Next post UK dispatch. View more info