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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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Successful Men Who Have Risen Through the Ranks

By: Bolton, Sarah K

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1890

Seller ID: 055093

Condition: Good


Characters chosen from various countries and varied professions whose brief biographies show the reader that poverty is no barrier to success. Subjects include amongst others :- George Peabody - Merchant; Bayard Taylor - traveller; Sir Josiah Mason - Manufacturer; Bertel Thorwaldsen - Sculptor; Wolfgang Mozart - Composer; Samuel Johnson - Author and Abraham Lincoln - President. A little soiling to grey decorated cloth boards but generally a good clean hardback. Prize pl... View more info

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Reporting Royalty : Behind the Scenes with the BBC's Royal Correspondent (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bond, Jennie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056176

ISBN: 0747240027

Condition: As New


The inside story of the dramas and difficulties of covering many of the events which have dominated the headlines in recent years. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 310 pages including index. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page with the inscription ''To Barry with Best Wishes Jennie Bond''. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Boothby : Recollections of a Rebel

By: Boothby, Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043120

ISBN: 0091348307

Condition: Very Good


Extraordinary memoirs of an extraordinary man covering a career spanning more than half a century of close and sometimes stormy associations with most of the key figures in politics and many in the arts and media. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 272 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Betty Boothroyd : The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Boothroyd, Betty

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Century: 2001

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056149

ISBN: 0712679480

Condition: As New


SIGNED by the author with the inscription "To Barry - Betty Boothroyd". From Tiller Girl to Speaker of the House who had the enormous respect of the British public. As new, unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. illustrated in colour and b&w. 338pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Osbert : Portrait of Osbert Lancaster

By: Boston, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1990

Seller ID: 017881

ISBN: 0006375774

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright unread copy of this book which recounts the life of the famous cartoonist, writer and bon viveur. "An affectionate and entertaining act of homage" - Geoffrey Hodgson in the Independent. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Osbert : Portrait of Osbert Lancaster

By: Boston, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052397

ISBN: 0002163241

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright hardback in price-clipped dustrwrapper which has slightly faded spine. Recounts the life of the famous cartoonist, writer and bon viveur. "An affectionate and entertaining act of homage" - Geoffrey Hodgson in the Independent. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1991

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 027115

Condition: Very Good


Edited by John Canning. Considered the greatest biography in the English language about the man who became the most accomplished conversationalist who has lived. Clean, square copy with some sunning to page edges - 366 pages including index. View more info

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Living with a Legend ( SIGNED COPY )

By: Botham, Kathy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051680

ISBN: 0246132213

Condition: Very Good


Reveals what it is like being married to the larger-than-life international cricketer who was seldom out of the headlines. Clean square copy which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''To Maggie, Thanks for all your help and Kindness, Kathy Botham''. Unclipped d/w shows light sunning to spine - 219 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info