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Sowing : An Autobiography of the Years 1880-1904

By: Woolf, Leonard

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1967

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 061478

Condition: Very Good


Charts the early years of the man who made his name as a writer and editor who, with his wife Virginia, founded one of the most individual and successful publishing firms. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine - 206 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Journey Not the Arrival Matters : An Autobiography of the Years, 1939-69

By: Woolf, Leonard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1969

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 065753

ISBN: 0701203269

Condition: Very Good


The fifth and final volume of the author's autobiography, completed shortly before his death. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w protected in a plastic film - 217 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In a World I Never Made : Autobiographical Reflections (SIGNED COPY)

By: Wootton, Barbara

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1967

Edition: Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 042982

Condition: Very Good


The author tells the story of her life before going on to give her reflections as a woman, an agnostic and a socialist. Clean, square copy from the library of Lord Willis and SIGNED by the author to the title page. Also a small inscription to the ffep by her which reads ''Ted Willis with love B.W. December 1976''. Price-clipped d/w shows some shelfwear & tear - 283 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth

By: Wordsworth, Dorothy; Moorman, Mary (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford & London, Oxford University Pres: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 065534

ISBN: 0192811037

Condition: Very Good


A record of the day-to-day life of Dorothy Wordsworth - the famous poet's 'exquisite sister'. Includes The Alfoxden Jounral 1798 & The Grasmere Journals 1800-1803 with an appendix of Wordsworth's shorter peoms referred to in the Journals. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which has slightly faded spine. Previous owner's details on front pastedown, 264 pages. View more info

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Sir John Seeley and the Uses of History

By: Wormell, Deborah

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 061025

ISBN: 0521088798

Condition: As New


The first book to be written about the first Regis Professor of Modern History at Cambridge and historian of the British empire and is based on unpublished private papers. Clean, bright, unread paperback - 233 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Life in Three Cities : Frankfurt, London and Jerusalem

By: Worms, Fred S.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Peter Halban: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028509

ISBN: 1870015649

Condition: Very Good


A glimpse into a life lived to the full and the author's passion for sport and music and his love of art. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 365 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Life in Three Cities : Frankfurt, London, and Jerusalem (SIGNED COPY)

By: Worms, Fred S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Peter Halban: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050004

ISBN: 1870015649

Condition: Very Good


The author tells of his passion for sport and music and his love of art, describing his friendships and meetings with Prime Ministers and Presidents. SIGNED inscription by the author to the ffep which reads 'To Beryl and Eric - old friends and colleagues mentioned in this book, with best wishes Fred Sept. 1996'. Clean copy in an unclipped d/w 365 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In Search of Christopher Marlowe (SIGNED COPY)

By: Wraight, A. D.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Chichester, Sussex, Adam Hart (Publishers) Ltd: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065858

ISBN: 1897763034

Condition: Very Good


Brings to life the great playwright and poet, revealing this misunderstood genius in his true individual greatness. Clean, glossy, large format softcover which is SIGNED by the author with an inscription to the half-title page. 376 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lloyd George

By: Wrigley, Chris

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Blackwell: 1992

Seller ID: 043348

ISBN: 0631166084

Condition: Near Fine


An assessment of the life and career of Lloyd George beginning with his early days where he was concerned with the political and social issues of North Wales and continuing with his career in politics paying special reference to his desire for social reform and his attitude to Britain's foreign policy. A clean crisp paperback. 170 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Economist Book of Obituaries (Economist Books)

By: Wroe, Ann; Colquhoun, Keith

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Profile Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065854

ISBN: 1846681073

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating collection of over 200 interesting lives. Clean, square, glossy copy in an unclipped d/w showing some sunning to spine/cover - 409 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Journals of Woodrow Wyatt, Volume Two - Thatcher's Fall and Major's Rise

By: Wyatt, Woodrow

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan London Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026956

ISBN: 0333774051

Condition: Very Good


The dramatic second volume of Woodrow Wyatt's sensational members covering the overthrow of Margaret Thatcher - presenting a completely new perspective of the events and atmosphere of the time. 734 pages including index. A very good, clean copy in very good, unclipped jacket. View more info

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Confessions of an Optimist

By: Wyatt, Woodrow

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042958

ISBN: 0002171708

Condition: Very Good


Recalls over sixty years of a varied and pleasurable life which included beginning Panorama in 1955; becoming an MP; serving on the Cabinet Mission to India in 1946 and in the War Office in 1951; becoming a racehorse owner and chairman of the Tote. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing slight stretch to rear flap - 364 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Snake Man : Story of C. J. P. Ionides

By: Wykes, Alan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: 065882

ISBN: 0862991803

Condition: Near Fine


Exciting account of the subject's many adventures and expeditions in the harsh conditions of African terrain. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 221 pages plus appendices. prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Warlord and the Renegade : The Story of Hermann and Albert Goering

By: Wyllie, James H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055613

ISBN: 0750940255

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating portrait of the brothers which charts a relationship of seemingly irreconcilable extremes set against the backdrop of Nazi Germany. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 248 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Blotted 'Scutcheons - Some Society Causes Celebres

By: Wyndham, Horace

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Seller ID: 055875

Condition: Good


Some famous causes celebres including the cases of Richard Belt, William Chetwynd, Sir Charles Dilke, The Rev. Dr. Dodd, The Earl of Euton, Viscount Garmoyle, Rev. James Hackman, Captain Knatchbull, Captain Montgomery, The Hon. Mrs. Norton, Madame Rachel and George Victor Townley. Square, tight hardback with slightly faded spine. Foxing to page edges though text block is generally clean. 284 pages + index & adverts. Illustrated with 8 b/w plates. View more info

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Seventy Miles from a Lemon

By: Yates, Haydie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Co Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052919

Condition: Good


The story of a couple's life living as pioneers in Wyoming for seven years in the late 1920's - where they did everything from building a log cabin to cutting timber, to riding in rodeos. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has been repaired internally with tape and has large loss to front cover (see photo). 199 pages. View more info

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A Leaf in the Bitter Wind

By: Ye, Ting-Xing

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday: 1997

Seller ID: 034825

ISBN: 0385256035

Condition: Very Good


A woman's memoirs of life growing up during the time of the Cultural Revolution, and her eventual defection to Canada, A very good clean hardback. 381 pages + appendix. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Maimonides

By: Yellin, David Abrahams, Israel

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Jewish Historical Society of England: 1903

Seller ID: 013713

Condition: Reading Copy


Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Part of the Jewish Worthies series Volume I. The binding is square and tight but unfortunately there is some underlining to the text - hence a working copy only. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Against the Grain : An Autobiography

By: Yeltsin, Boris

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028393

ISBN: 0224027492

Condition: Near Fine


The first sincere, full and truthful account ever published by a Soviet politician whilst still active in public office. Translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 215 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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One of Us

By: Young, Hugo

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom", Macmillan U.K.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059641

ISBN: 0333344391

Condition: Very Good


A biography of Margaret Thatcher. The phrase that epitomised the Thatcher era - originally it referred to an exclusive club "Is he one of us?" which she used to ask about a prospective job applicant. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w plates. View more info