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Adam Smith - The Man and His Works

By: West, E.G.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: United States, Arlington House: 1969

Seller ID: 055240

ISBN: 0870000500

Condition: Good


Biography of the Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy whose book the Wealth of Nations is considered the first great work of economics. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has rubbing to length of spine and edges. Spine strip has faded. 219 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Walking Tall

By: Weston, Simon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053328

ISBN: 0747503788

Condition: Very Good


The autobigoraphy of Simon Weston the Welsh Guardsman who suffered horrific burns as a result of the attack on the Sir Galahad during the Falklands War. 187 pages. Very good, clean copy in slightly shelf worn jacket. Illustrated with mono plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Yo, Blair!

By: Wheatcroft, Geoffrey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Politico's Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047497

ISBN: 1842752065

Condition: Very Good


A polemic in the tradition of Orwell - a blast on the trumpet about the most disastrous premiership of modern times. Clean, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w - 154 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Whicker's War (SIGNED COPY)

By: Whicker, Alan

Price: £67.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Entertainment: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021416

ISBN: 0007205074

Condition: Near Fine


The author retraces his steps in a book that is poignant with humour and pathos, written in his laconic style and forming a lasting legacy to one of TV's greatest journalists. SIGNED '' Alan Whicker '' to the half-title page. D/w is price-clipped although book appears to be unread. First impression. 255 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Whicker's War

By: Whicker, Alan

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Entertainment: 2005

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 026562

ISBN: 0007205074

Condition: Near Fine


The popular television personality travels back in time to retrace his wartime footsteps from Sicily to the Alps. Unread hardback - 255 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science

By: White, Michael; Gribbin, John R.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1992

Seller ID: 031335

ISBN: 0670840130

Condition: Very Good


Describes Professor Hawking's work as well as the life of the man behind the science enabling the reader to see both from different perspectives. A very good clean copy which has faded to spine. 304pp. View more info

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The Professional : Lyndon B. Johnson (SIGNED COPY)

By: White, William S.

Price: £277.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Co: 1964

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Subject

Seller ID: 047024

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and career of the thirty-sixth President of the Unites States, a man who came to the White House with professional qualifications unsurpassed in the long history of the Presidency. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 273 pages including index. SIGNED to the half-title with the inscription ''With best wishes, Lyndon B Johnson''. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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William Archer : A Biography

By: Whitebrook, Peter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061168

ISBN: 0413655202

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive account of the drama critic who transformed the Victorian theatre from the home of burlesque and melodrama into the playwright's theatre we know today. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 435 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Whitelaw Memoirs

By: Whitelaw, William

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Aurum Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054913

ISBN: 1854100289

Condition: Very Good


Tells the story of an outstanding family man who embodied the nation's idea of political and personal decency. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 280 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Himoff! : The Life and Times of a TV Matinee Idle

By: Whiteley, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Orion: 2000

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 027957

ISBN: 0752838458

Condition: Near Fine


The life and times of the much missed journalist and presenter of Countdown. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 230 pages including index and photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Himoff! : The Memoirs of a TV Matinee Idle

By: Whiteley, Richard C.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Orion: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043310

ISBN: 0752838458

Condition: Very Good


Famous for his groaning puns and dubious taste in jackets and ties, Richard Whiteley takes us on a hilarious and vicarious ramble through his career - writing frankly about the many disasters which have befallen him on his way to becoming a true TV matinee 'idle'. A very good clean copy in a price-clipped jacket. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Illustrated with both colour and black and white photographs. 230 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Brownings - Their Life and Art

By: Whiting, Lilian

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034553

Condition: Good


Tells of the lives and love story of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning who married when she was 41 and he 35 - a story that touched the entire world. A good clean copy with b.w illustrations. 304 pages including index. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Spine strip has faded. Gift inscription dated 1911 to front endpaper. A good hardback copy. View more info

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The Accused : The Dreyfus Trilogy

By: Whyte, George R.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Osnabrück, Germany, Secolo Publishing House: 1996

Seller ID: 044760

ISBN: 3929979284

Condition: Very Good


The acknowledged authority on the Dreyfus Affair produces a unique book about the affair which rocked France over a century ago. Clean copy with some light sunning to page edges. Unclipped tissue d/w shows light shelfwear & tear - 168 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Strictly Ann - The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Widdecombe, Ann

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056147

ISBN: 0297866435

Condition: As New


SIGNED by the author on the title page. As new, unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Signed with the inscription "To Barry best wishes Ann Widdecombe" on the title page. Second impression. 452 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. Ann tells her story from her childhood in Singapore, to her student ambitions at Birmingham and Oxford, through to her life at Westminster where she became known as one of most outspoken, colourful ... View more info

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William the First - His Life and Times

By: Wiegler, Paul (translated and Edited By Constance Vesey)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011779

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine has faded slightly. Signed on the front fly leaf with the following inscription "Eleanor Aldess(?) with love from the translator November 1929". Frontis of King William. A little spotting to edges but internally text block is clean and bright. A most attractive square, tight copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Arms and The Law

By: Wight, Basil

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Vantage Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051269

Condition: Very Good


Records the story of the author's life as an airman who saw service in the RAF, first in England, then Aden in 1941, Egypt, and finally Italy. View more info

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The Broederbond : The Most Powerful Secret Society in the World

By: Wilkins, Ivor; Strydom, Hans

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York & London, Paddington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 050609

ISBN: 0709207344

Condition: Very Good


Exposé of the secret organisation with 12,000 members - all white, influential, male, protestant Afrikaners who took key areas of South African society. Xmas gift inscription partially obscured behind front flap else a clean large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 458 pages including a selective index plus a 139 page appendix. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Special Branch Officer

By: Wilkinson, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065833

Condition: Good


The Ex-Superintendent looks back at over thirty years' Police service and recalls some of the interesting highlights of his career as a Special Branch Officer at Scotland Yard. Previous owner's stamps to endpapers else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear with crease to rear cover - 254 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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My World

By: Wilkinson, Jonny

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037666

ISBN: 0747242763

Condition: Near Fine


A fascinating insight into the world of the rugby superstar. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with colour photographs. 214 pages. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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Madame Roland or the Mirror of Men's Dreams

By: Willcocks, M.P.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1936

Seller ID: 048730

Condition: Good


Biography of supporter of the French Revolution and influential member of the Girondist faction.who died on the guillotine. A good clean hardback which shows light wear to cloth at spine ends. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges but text block is generally clean. 18 b/w illustrations. 324 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info