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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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Montgomery Clift : A Biography

By: Bosworth, Patricia

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York & London, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067188

ISBN: 0151621233

Condition: Very Good


The definitive work of the gifted, haunted and harrowing life of the actor. Includes fresh anecdotes about Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable. Bright, square hardback with a minor bump to a corner. Dust jacket remains unclipped - 438 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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

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Gordon Brown

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019500

ISBN: 000717540X

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. 492 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. "Delves deep into a ministerial career shaped by intrigue and ruthlessness." View more info

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Maxwell : The Final Verdict

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036711

ISBN: 0002555646

Condition: Very Good


Looks at Maxwell's life and his hectic struggle for pleasure, power and survival - revealing his countdown towards disaster and including the inside story of his sons trial. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 478 pages including index. Slight tanning to page edges. View more info

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Charles I

By: Bowle, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040410

ISBN: 0297769782

Condition: Good


Comprehensive biography of the King whose rule led inexorably towards civil war, and eventually to the headman's axe outside his own banqueting hall at Whitehall. Square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear (internally repaired). A little foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 362 pages. B.W. Illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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John Evelyn and His World: A Biography

By: Bowle, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065970

ISBN: 0710007213

Condition: Very Good


A fascinating and rewarding biography of the English seventeenth-century writer, contemporary of Pepys, Boyle and Wren, Secretary to the Royal Society and exemplary diarist and connoisseur of the arts. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. 277 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fighter Pilots of the RAF, 1939-1945

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037385

ISBN: 0718305191

Condition: Very Good


Selects some twenty RAF fighter pilots of the Second World War, not only to give overdue recognition to their prowess and courage, but also to exemplify the wide diversity of individual character of those men whose war was fought from the cockpit. Laid in are some obituaries taken from The Telegraph. Clean, square hardback 223 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Albert Ball, VC

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, William Kimber & Co Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061210

ISBN: 0718300459

Condition: Very Good


Outstanding biography and historical study of both the man and his First World War combat achievements. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with curl to top edge - 208 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Way of Life : The Memoirs of John Boyd-Carpenter

By: Boyd-Carpenter, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054908

ISBN: 0283986301

Condition: Very Good


The author provides a valuable insight into how Britain was governed over a post-war period of forty years and the many crises and traumas he was involved in. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 272 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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No Passing Glory - the Full and Authentic Biography of Group Captain Cheshire

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1957

Seller ID: 064036

Condition: Very Good


The first full biography of the man who at thirty-eight had won the V.C., a triple D.S.O, and the D.F.C. with Bomber Command during the Second World War. A very good clean copy in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear to head of spine. 384 pages including index. B.W. frontis. View more info

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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1956

Seller ID: 047592

Condition: Good


Biography of Leonard Cheshire the highly decorated RAF fighter pilot, who was the official British observer of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, who lost and refound his faith and converted to Catholicism. A good clean hardback which has faded spine. No dustwrapper. 256 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051131

Condition: Very Good


Biography of Leonard Cheshire the highly decorated RAF fighter pilot, who was the official British observer of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, who lost and refound his faith and converted to Catholicism. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear - 127 pages. Some foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cleopatra

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 2001

Seller ID: 014726

ISBN: 014139014X

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Penguin Classic Biography series. An illustrated biography of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt -only 17 when she ascended the throne and who was to become one of the world's legendary women - 279 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Princess Grace

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067185

ISBN: 029778370X

Condition: Near Fine


Portrays the life of the famous actress-turned-princess, from her childhood in Philadelphia to her royal life in Monte Carlo as the wife of Prince Rainier. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 242 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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America's Queen : A Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 2000

Seller ID: 032672

ISBN: 0670874221

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive biography of the most famous of all First Ladies. A very good clean copy which has gift inscription to front endpaper. 690 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. View more info

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Elizabeth : A Biography of Her Majesty the Queen

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026866

ISBN: 0434002712

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. Gift inscription to title page. "An in-depth portrait of a very private woman in her public and family life. It answers the questions everyone wants to ask." 564 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Time Present, Time Past : A Memoir

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1998

Seller ID: 019513

ISBN: 0002558874

Condition: Very Good


Unread hardback in an un-clipped d/w. Slightest signs of storage with faint tanning to page edges. Remarkable memoir of Rhodes scholar, professional basketball player, Olympic gold medallist, and Senator. 442 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Look Back in Hunger: The Autobiography

By: Brand, Jo

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Headline Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047391

ISBN: 0755355237

Condition: Very Good


Candid account of Jo's journey from nice little girl, her transition to difficult teenager, to psychiatric nurse to stand up comedian. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 311 pages. First edition, first printing. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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People and Politics - The Years 1960-1975

By: Brandt, Willy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, USA, Little, Brown & Co: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 054820

ISBN: 0002165015

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the German by J. Maxwell Brownjohn. Looks at the life and career of one of the great statesmen-politicians spawned by World War Two who became a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 524 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info