Sort

Showing 1321-1340 of 1431

Image for The Magnificent Mrs. Tennant : The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame

The Magnificent Mrs. Tennant : The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame

By: Waller, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Yale University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055705

ISBN: 0300139357

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the Victorian London society hostess whose salon attracted legions of celebrities, writers and artists including Oscar Wile, Mark Twain, Thomas Huxley, John Everett Millais, Henry James and Robert Browning. Clean, bright hardback in dustwrapper. 304 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Fats Waller

Fats Waller

By: Waller, Maurice & Calabrese, Anthony

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 031425

ISBN: 0304300330

Condition: Good


Clean, bright ex-library copy with the usual markings. Biography of Fats Waller - the American jazz pianist considered by many the best stride pianist ever whose hits included "Aint Misbehavin", "Honeysuckle Rose" and hundreds more. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Foreword by Michael Lipskin. 235 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Dickens

Dickens

By: Ward, Adolphus William

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1909

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 055881

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to faded spine. 232 pages including index + publisher's adverts. Previous owner's details on front fly leaf. Part of the English Men of Letters series. Early biography of Dickens. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. View more info

Image for Forecastle to Quarterdeck : Memoirs 1935-45 (SIGNED COPY)

Forecastle to Quarterdeck : Memoirs 1935-45 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Wardle, Harry

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Hayling Island, Hampshire, CPW Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 045374

ISBN: 095231620X

Condition: Near Fine


Contains detailed reminiscences in painting a powerful portrayal of life on the lower deck, which has rarely, if ever, been captured so accurately. Runs ashore are also well-documented, making this a thoroughly enjoyable and most entertaining book. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's sticker inside front cover. SIGNED by the author to the title page ''To I. Gosling Yours sincerely H. Wardle - Ex Rodney'' Protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 154 pages. Prompt dispa... View more info

Image for Jack of All Trades : An Autobiography - SIGNED COPY

Jack of All Trades : An Autobiography - SIGNED COPY

By: Warner, Jack

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 043307

ISBN: 0491019521

Condition: Very Good


Association copy in which the author records his forty years in show business. Dedication on the half-title page, in ink, reads '' To Ted & Audrey - With my grateful thanks for the '' LAMP'' & the ''GREEN. '' Affectionately - Mollie & Jack. '' Provenance - from the library of Lord and Lady Willis. Ted Willis was the scriptwriter for The Blue Lamp and its spin-off, the long-running BBC TV series Dixon of Dock Green, the role in which he became a household name. . Clean, s... View more info

Image for Joseph Conrad (Writers & Their Works)

Joseph Conrad (Writers & Their Works)

By: Warner, Oliver

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031873

ISBN: 0582010020

Condition: Reading Copy


Good, clean, 40 page, stapled booklet. Previous owner's details inside worn covers. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for The Ali Abbas Story : The Moving Story of One Boy's Struggle for Life

The Ali Abbas Story : The Moving Story of One Boy's Struggle for Life

By: Warren, Jane

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016754

ISBN: 0007181132

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy in an un-clipped d/w. 236 pages including further reading. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

Image for Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

By: Waterbury, Ruth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055099

Condition: Good


Compelling biography of one of the greatest stars of our time - a child star who went on to live her life in the spotlight of modern celebrity. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear/tear. Slight tanning to page edges. 255 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Jomo's Jailor: Grand Warrior of Kenya

Jomo's Jailor: Grand Warrior of Kenya

By: Watkins, Elizabeth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Watlington, Britwell Books: 1996

Seller ID: 066244

ISBN: 095289520X

Condition: Good


Biography of Leslie Whitehouse 'Wouse' who settled in Kenya after WW1 and despite little formal education became a headmaster, then magistrate, then administrator and forged a friendship with the first future President of the Republic of Kenya., Good clean paperback, though light wrinkling to laminated covers. Internally clean. Illustrated with b/w photos. 266 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Clive of India

Clive of India

By: Watney, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Farnborough, Hampshire, Saxon House: 1974

Seller ID: 048732

ISBN: 0347000088

Condition: Very Good


Extraordinary biography of Robert Clive which examines not only his exceptional ability but also probes the tragic side of his nature. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 225 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Linda Ronstadt : Rock's First Female Superstar

Linda Ronstadt : Rock's First Female Superstar

By: Watson, Mark

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, NH, USA, Mindstir Media: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065183

ISBN: 0990610691

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Legendary American Divas Series, looking at the artist who sold over 100 million albums and won 12 Grammy Awards. Clean, bright copy in laminated boards - 137 pages. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Double International

Double International

By: Watson, Willie

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1964

Seller ID: 064694

Condition: Very Good


The member of that rare sporting circle recounts his career as a footballer for Sunderland & England at football, and Yorkshire and England at cricket. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 176 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Twentieth Century Encounters : British Authors

Twentieth Century Encounters : British Authors

By: Watts, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longmans, Green & Co: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032136

ISBN: 0582216508

Condition: Very Good


Introduces students of sixth form level to a selection of English writers who established their reputations during the twentieth century. Includes HG Wells, Joseph Conrad, Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Huxley etc. Light sunning to covers else a good, clean paperback - 167 pages including acknowledgements. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Fleet Street Sewer Rat

The Fleet Street Sewer Rat

By: Watts, Mark

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Artnik: 2005

Seller ID: 018286

ISBN: 1903906156

Condition: Fine


The remarkable true story of a Benji the Binman whose bin rifling antics over a four year period led to a flurry of major news stories being told by Fleet Street. As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch . View more info

Image for How Do You Want Me? : Explorations in Life, Love, Vanity and Other Strange Places - SIGNED COPY

How Do You Want Me? : Explorations in Life, Love, Vanity and Other Strange Places - SIGNED COPY

By: Wax, Ruby

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056141

ISBN: 0091886627

Condition: As New


SIGNED on the title page in black ink by Ruby Wax. As new, unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 241 pages. Intensely honest and moving memoir. View more info

Image for His Brother's Keeper

His Brother's Keeper

By: Weiner, Jonathan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017629

ISBN: 0007142188

Condition: Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky

By: Weinstock, Herbert

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 050952

Condition: Good


Definitive picture of a remarkable man who, suffering always under terrifying handicaps, enriched the world's store of melody. Illustrated with eight half-tone plates and containing a complete list of Tchaikovsky's compositions as well as a comprehensive bibliography. Gift inscription to ffep and some light sunning to page edges else a good clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear. Produced to war economy standard - 388 pages including index. Next po... View more info

Image for Jack: Straight from the Gut

Jack: Straight from the Gut

By: Welch, Jack with Byrne, John A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Warner Books Inc: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 023625

ISBN: 0446528382

Condition: Very Good


The story of the most admired business leader in the world who was CEO of General Electric for over twenty tears. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. 479 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Auto da Fay : A Memoir (SIGNED COPY)

Auto da Fay : A Memoir (SIGNED COPY)

By: Weldon, Fay

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2002

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056170

ISBN: 000710992X

Condition: As New


One of the pre-eminent writers of our times recalls a full and varied life with many hard knocks along the way. Flat SIGNED by the author to the title page in black biro. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 367 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Auto da Fay

Auto da Fay

By: Weldon, Fay

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059573

ISBN: 000710992X

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. The famous writer and feminist icon describes the early years of her life. Illustrated with b&w photos. 366 pages. View more info