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Winner Takes All - A Life of Sorts

By: Winner, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017990

ISBN: 1861057342

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of the film director, screenwriter and food critic who will now be forever remembered for his catch phrase "Calm down, dear!". Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. 360 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Gertrude Bell

By: Winstone, H. V. K.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Quartet Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052227

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the extraordinary life and times of the unrelenting traveller, historian, linguist, archaeologist, geographer and prodigious writer whose life took a dramatic turn when she was contacted by the Director of Naval Intelligence in the early days of the First World War. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 322 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Diaries of Parker Pasha : War in the Desert, 1914-18, Told from the Secret Diaries of Colonel Alfred Chevallier Parker

By: Winstone, H.V.F. ( Editor )

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027780

ISBN: 0704323923

Condition: Very Good +


The story of the nephew of Lord Kitchener, Governor of Sinai, and military intelligence chief in the Arab Revolt. Clean, tight copy in a price-clipped d/w. Some sunning to page edges and previous owner's name to ffep. 220 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Orders of the Day

By: Winterton, Rt. Hon. Earl

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064318

Condition: Very Good


An account of events in the House of Commons during the whole 47-year, unbroken course of the MP's tenure. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear to top of spine - 369 pages including index. Laid in, is a newspaper obituary cutting from The Telegraph dd 1962. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fifty Tumultuous Years

By: Winterton, The Rt. Hon. Earl

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064292

Condition: Very Good


Recollections of his life and times by the man so close to the events of the last half-century. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine. View more info

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Is it Me?: Terry Wogan - An Autobiography

By: Wogan, Terry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024035

ISBN: 0563551399

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w which shows slightest signs of shelf wear & tear. Light sunning to page edges. 272pp including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Mustn't Grumble : The Autobiography

By: Wogan, Terry

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ): 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 029714

ISBN: 0752876155

Condition: Near Fine


The life and career of the veteran broadcaster from Limerick. Clean, bright paperback - 301 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Life in Twilight : The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer

By: Wolverton, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061312

ISBN: 0312374402

Condition: Very Good


An important exploration not only of a prominent scientist and philosopher but also of an unforgettable era in American history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing small tear to rear cover - 339 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bamboo and Barbed Wire

By: Wood-Higgs, Stanley

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Bournemouth, Hampshire, Roman Press Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064333

ISBN: 0950388432

Condition: Very Good


The author recounts his war-time experiences including horrific times in captivity and a perilous year on the infamous Burma Railway. Included, laid in, is The Times obituary for Jack Sharpe, a prisoner of war who survived three years in the 'Belsen of the East. Clean, glossy copy in an unclipped d/w - 131 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Queen Victoria. Her Life and Times. Volume One 1819-1861

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1973

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 011798

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 486 pages including index. Contains numerous illustrations throughout. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Queen Victoria : Her Life and Times Volume 1 1819-1861

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065267

ISBN: 0241022002

Condition: Very Good


Employs a mass of information, much of it hitherto unused, to produce the most detailed life of the Queen yet written. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 486 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Nab End and Beyond

By: Woodruff, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2003

Seller ID: 014485

ISBN: 0316726656

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy with light signs of handling wear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

By: Wootton, Barbara

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1967

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 030124

Condition: Very Good


The story of the woman who became a University Professor, Governor of the BBC, a member of several Royal Commissions and a Justice of the Peace for more than forty years as well as being one of the first women to be admitted to the House of Lords. Clean, square hardback in d/w which shows light wear & tear and is square clipped though original price remains. 283 pages including index. 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