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Viveka-- Viveca

By: Viveca Lindfors

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Everest House: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067336

ISBN: 0896961257

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the Swedish-born American stage and film actress, and singer who achieved true stardom with her title portrayal of Anastasia on Broadway. . Gift inscription to front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 305 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. 067336 View more info

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House Arrest

By: Vlachos, Helen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042957

ISBN: 0233961860

Condition: Very Good


The owner and editor of two Greek newspapers recounts her time as a prisoner in her own flat and her daring escape which brought her to London in Christmas 1967. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w - 157 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Soldiering For Peace

By: von Horn, Major-General Carl

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052998

Condition: Very Good


The distinguished soldier recalls his varied career from being charged with implementing the repatriation exchange of POWs between Britain and Germany to being appointed commander of the U.N. Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine etc. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 372 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Churchill : Man of the Century

By: von Krockow, Christian G.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, London House: 2000

Seller ID: 046976

ISBN: 1902809432

Condition: Very Good


The author assesses the man, warts and all, as he achieves a masterpiece of succinct biography which will be treasured for many years. Translation by Helmut Bolger. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 270 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Return of the Dark Invader

By: von Rintelen, Captain

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Lovat Dickson & Thompson Limited: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061216

Condition: Very Good


Autobiographical account of the author's experiences as a sabotage agent in the United States of America during the War which had ramifications and results far beyond the knowledge of the general public. Clean hardback lacking a dustjacket and showing light sunning to spine - 266 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fun in a Chinese Laundry

By: von Sternberg, Josef

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 067136

Condition: Very Good


The extraordinary memoirs of an extraordinary man, relating largely to an extraordinary period - the years of the early talkies. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelf wear - 348 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Films of D. W. Griffith

By: Wagenknecht, Edward; Slide, Anthony

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Crown Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067201

ISBN: 0517523264

Condition: Very Good


The definitive work on the master technician by two uniquely qualified writers with every aspect of the movie-maker's amazing career fully documented in an exciting combination of pictures and prose. With a foreword by Lillian Gish. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 276 pages including index. Prompt dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Dear Shadows : Portraits from Memory

By: Wain, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009442

ISBN: 0719542847

Condition: Near Fine


A trumpeter living in Paris; a German farmer working a Welsh mountain smallholding: a young actor later to become a world megastar; a theatrical landlady in Stratford-upon- Avon and many others. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 186 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Samuel Johnson

By: Wain, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039257

ISBN: 0333132009

Condition: Very Good


Authoritative and delightfully readable biography of the English writer and critic who became one of the most famous literary figures of the 18th century. Previous owner's name to ffep. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 388 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Lucky George: Memoirs of an Anti-Politician

By: Walden, George

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014632

ISBN: 0713993162

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, square copy in an un-clipped d/w. 402 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Elizabeth Queen of England

By: Waldman Milton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1934

Edition: Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 016377

Condition: Good


Bound in blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine. 336pp inc index. Stain to front cover at bottom corner. Internally text block clean. Binding square and tight. A good copy. View more info

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Arabian Locust Hunter

By: Walford, G. F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066054

Condition: Very Good


One Englishman's graphic, personal account of his experiences as a participant in the battle against the Desert Locusts who leave a trail of poverty and famine. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear with small losses (see photo) - 176 pages. Illustrated and with maps. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Audrey : Her Real Story

By: Walker, Alexander

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 1995

Edition: Revised and Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 025588

ISBN: 1857973526

Condition: Very Good


Traces the extraordinary combination of luck and talent that allowed a young girl who nearly died in Hitler's war-torn Europe to conquer both the New York stage and the Hollywood screen. Unread paperback showing slight signs of storage. 433 pages including index. View more info

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Murray Walker, My Autobiography - Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken

By: Walker, Murray

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins Willow: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039307

ISBN: 0007663730

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Autobiography of the popular motor-racing commentator. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Staying Power : An Autobiography

By: Walker, Peter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054910

ISBN: 0747510342

Condition: Very Good


One of Britain's great political survivors tells his life story as the longest-serving Cabinet Minister since Churchill. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear -248 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Trust the People : The Selected Essays and Speeches of Peter Walker

By: Walker, Peter; Stevenson, Neale (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054907

ISBN: 0002176378

Condition: Very Good


Reveals a man of great vision and intelligence, and above all as a man of compassion. With an introduction by Robert Rhodes James. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 206 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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John Peel

By: Wall, Mick

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Orion: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029313

ISBN: 0752872125

Condition: Near Fine


An affectionate and poignant tribute to BBC's favourite & legendary DJ who gave the first break on radio to many of todays great bands including Pink Floyd, the Sex Pistols, Pulp & The Smiths. Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Illustrated with b&w & colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Magnificent Mrs. Tennant : The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame

By: Waller, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Yale University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055705

ISBN: 0300139357

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the Victorian London society hostess whose salon attracted legions of celebrities, writers and artists including Oscar Wile, Mark Twain, Thomas Huxley, John Everett Millais, Henry James and Robert Browning. Clean, bright hardback in dustwrapper. 304 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fats Waller

By: Waller, Maurice & Calabrese, Anthony

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 031425

ISBN: 0304300330

Condition: Good


Clean, bright ex-library copy with the usual markings. Biography of Fats Waller - the American jazz pianist considered by many the best stride pianist ever whose hits included "Aint Misbehavin", "Honeysuckle Rose" and hundreds more. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Foreword by Michael Lipskin. 235 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Starmaker : The Autobiography of Hal B. Wallis

By: Wallis, Hal B.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Macmillan Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067354

ISBN: 0026231700

Condition: Near Fine


The award-winning producer relates countless never-before-told stories about the great and powerful. Includes a memorable foreword by Katharine Hepburn. Bright, square copy in an unclipped d/w - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch from the UK. View more info