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Image for Lillie Langtry Her Life in Words and Pictures

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

Image for In His Armour - The Life of John Hunt of Fiji

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

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Down the Crooked Road: My Autobiography

By: Black, Mary

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Transworld Ireland: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065104

ISBN: 1848271875

Condition: Near Fine


Unique insight into the life and career of one of Ireland's most gifted singers. Clean bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 265 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

By: Blackmore, Charles

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027542

ISBN: 0245544186

Condition: Near Fine


Charles Blackmore's classic account in which he and three others retraced Lawrence's exploits during the Arab Revolt in the First World War. 160 pages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Slightest tanning to page margins. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Speaking for Myself (SIGNED COPY)

By: Blair, Cherie

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 2008

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056192

ISBN: 1408700980

Condition: Near Fine


Signed Little Brown bookplate has been laid on to the title page. Clean, crisp unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 421 pages including index. Cherie tells of her journey from her working-class roots in Liverpool the wife of the Prime Minister of Great Britain. View more info

Image for The Nureyev Valentino : Portrait of a Film

The Nureyev Valentino : Portrait of a Film

By: Bland, Alexander

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067395

ISBN: 0289707951

Condition: Near Fine


Describes the five-month encounter between Rudolf Nureyev and the director Ken Russell - two personalities known for their prodigious but idiosyncratic talents. Clean, bright illustrated copy in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lizzie Pye

By: Blishen, Edward (chosen by)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042940

ISBN: 0241107814

Condition: Very Good


The author relates the story of his mother's life, a valiant woman, who ran away from an unhappy home at 13, remained sweet through half a century of sourness, and emerged as her true self during her widowhood and reversed the way of life imposed by her husband. A very good clean hardback in an unclipped dustwrapper which has faded to spine strip - 239 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Cakes and Bails : Henry Blofeld's Cricket Year

Cakes and Bails : Henry Blofeld's Cricket Year

By: Blofeld, Henry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047098

ISBN: 0684851512

Condition: Very Good


Blo'ers reports with good humour, exuberance and outrageous candour as well as incisive commentary on the state of the game with behind-the-scenes stories of the great matches and innings, the scandals and the great players. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 280 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Limelight and After : The Education of an Actress

By: Bloom, Claire

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016091

ISBN: 0297780514

Condition: Good


Well looked after ex-library copy with the usual markings. Plastic coating to un-clipped d/w. 187 pages. View more info

Image for The Ghost Walks on Fridays : In and Out of the Stage Door

The Ghost Walks on Fridays : In and Out of the Stage Door

By: Blow, Sydney

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Heath, Cranton Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047111

Condition: Good


With a foreword by Sir Seymour Hicks in which he argues that this is the best book of theatrical anecdotes ever published. Good clean copy in red boards showing some shelfwear with mottling to covers and sunning to spine - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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On a Clear Day

By: Blunkett, David; MacCormick, Alex

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028029

ISBN: 1854797417

Condition: Very Good


The rising part of the Labour politician who fought adversity to get to the top. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 191 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Cockerell

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028099

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with usual markings. A good, clean copy in jacket which shows signs of wear and tear. 385 pages including index. Illustrated with b&w photographs. The life of Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, friend of Ruskin, and Morris, & Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. View more info

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Cockerell

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £27.50

Publisher: USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 028167

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in price-clipped [protected] dustjacket. 385 pages including index. Illustrated with b&w photographs. The life of Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, friend of Ruskin, and Morris, & Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. View more info

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From the Headlands

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065333

ISBN: 0701126388

Condition: Very Good


Subtle, revealing and, at times, deeply moving evocation of the writer and the world in which he moves. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 208 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Word from Wormingford : A Parish Year

Word from Wormingford : A Parish Year

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065336

ISBN: 0670873470

Condition: Very Good


A personal, autobiographical view of the changing year, in the hedgerows and fields and in the life of the parish as the seasons and the liturgy continue in their dual cycle, from harvest to harvest, from year to year. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 245 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Backcloth

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067522

ISBN: 0670811327

Condition: As New


The final volume in the actor's four-part autobiography in which he retraces the patterns of pain and happiness that have shaped his life. Gift-quality copy which appears unread. Dustjacket remains unclipped - 313 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Choices from My Heart : Cancer, Motherhood, and the Lifestyle Changes That Saved My Life

By: Bohan, Bernadette

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Element Books Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018965

ISBN: 0007200900

Condition: Near Fine


Unread hardback in an un-clipped d/w. The brave story of the mother who created her own alternative prescription for a recurring cancer based on four simple points. She believes it helped save her life. 290 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info