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Menzies Observed

By: Hazelhurst, Cameron

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hornsby, NSW, Australia, George Allen & Unwin: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041975

ISBN: 0868613207

Condition: Good +


Candid biographical study which presents the impressions and recollections of scores of Menzies contemporaries in an attempt to disentangle the myths that surrounded the life of the man who went on to achieve a record-breaking term as head of a Liberal-Country government in Canberra. Good, clean copy with some light sunning to page edges and gift inscription to ffep. Dustjacket shows light shelfwear & tear - 392 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Time of My Life

By: Healey, Denis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1989

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 060770

ISBN: 0718131142

Condition: Good


A good, clean copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of shelf wear/creasing. Slight tanning to page edges. Illustrated with b&w photographs. The memoirs of Denis Healey a politician who was liked and admired across the political spectrum. View more info

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Pollard : The Spy's Story

By: Henderson, Bernard R.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Alpha Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058504

ISBN: 0944392008

Condition: Very Good


Investigates if this is America's Dreyfus case and did anti-Semitic, anti-Israeli elements in the Reagan Administration prevail ? Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with curl to cover - 202 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Independent Member

By: Herbert, A. P.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064319

Condition: Very Good


Tells of the full life and times of the man who was MP for Oxford University (abolished 1948) who during the war divided his time between Parliament and the Royal Naval Auxiliary Patrol (Thames). Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 503 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Life in the Jungle: My Autobiography

By: Heseltine, Michael

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031694

ISBN: 0340739150

Condition: Very Good


560pp. Michael Heseltine tells his own story from his childhood in Swansea, through an illustrious business career, his time as a politician, his abrupt exit from the Cabinet over the Westland affair and his subsequent return to power as Deputy PM in John' Major's cabinet. A very good clean copy which has small indent to fore edge. 560 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Where There's a Will

By: Heseltine, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: Revised & Updated Edition

Seller ID: 053507

ISBN: 009172712X

Condition: Very Good


Includes a totally new chapter to bring the author's reflections up to date and giving his thoughts on events of the Spring and Summer of a highly political year. Clean paperback showing slightest shelfwear - 323 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Life in the Jungle (SIGNED)

By: Heseltine, Michael

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2000

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056140

ISBN: 0340739150

Condition: Near Fine


Forthright account of the author's life, political career and roller-coaster businesses. Flat SIGNED to the title page in black biro. Clean, square, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 560 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Disraeli and His World

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011791

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in price-clipped d/w. The subject of fierce controversy in his lifetime, Disraeli remains an enigma today. Contains 111 illustrations. 128 pages including index. Acclaimed biography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lord Shaftesbury - a Portrait

By: Higham, Florence M.G

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, S.C.M. Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028044

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy containing 127 pages including index. Portrait of the English politician and philanthropist, one of the best-known of the Victorian era. View more info

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Franklin Roosevelt

By: Hill, C.P.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051015

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with usual markings. Part of the Clarendon Biographies series. Good clean hardback illustrated with b/w photographs. 62 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tyrants and Mountains : A Reckless Life

By: Hills, Denis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066333

ISBN: 0719546400

Condition: Very Good


Recalls the life and adventures of a man once described as 'A hero of our times', and rated as a book to put alongside Thesiger and Leigh Fermor. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some light sunning to spine/cover - 262 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In the Footsteps of Churchill

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023191

ISBN: 0563521767

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustjacket. Text block immaculate. 351 pages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. An insightful new biography of Churchill studying both his character and his extraordinary career - written to accompany the BBC television series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cromwell

By: Howell, Roger

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054114

ISBN: 0091314100

Condition: Very Good


A fine contribution to our understanding of this interesting and complex character who became both admired and detested with equal passion. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket which has been taped down leaving the usual residual marks - 269 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Arthur Phillip

By: Hughes, Thea Stanley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Millers Point, NSW, Australia, Movement Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065956

ISBN: 0908076150

Condition: Near Fine


112 page booklet charting the life and times of the Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who founded the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Duel : Castlereagh, Canning and Deadly Cabinet Rivalry

By: Hunt, Giles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, I. B. Tauris: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063426

ISBN: 1845115937

Condition: Near Fine


Analyses the roots of the political and personal rivalry which led these two men to face each other with pistols early in the morning of 21st September 1809 in one of the strangest and most significant duels of history. Clean, bright copy in a d/w. Appears unread - 214 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Edward Heath : A Personal and Political Biography

By: Hutchinson, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026745

ISBN: 0582103711

Condition: Very Good


The first biography on the man who was to lead the UK into the EU, a mission that will probably have him turning in his grave. Brings out the inner character of the man who in 1965 became the first elected leader of his party. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w with creasing/curling to flaps and ffep removed. 229 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Sir Christopher Wren : A Biography

By: Hutchinson, Harold Frederick

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Stein & Day: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011271

ISBN: 0812818938

Condition: Very Good


Very good, clean copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slight signs of wear & tear. The biography of the man who dominated the architecture of the second half of the 17th century. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Herbert Hoover : A Reminiscent Biography

By: Irwin, Will

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews & Marrot: 1929

Seller ID: 015238

Condition: Good +


Clean, bright text in faded purple boards and spine. Square, tight binding with top edge blue and other edges un-trimmed. Some light foxing to prelims. Very good reading copy. 315 pages. View more info

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A Spirit Undaunted : Political Role of George VI

By: James, Robert Rhodes

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064237

ISBN: 0316647659

Condition: Very Good


Presents a uniquely revealing and authoritative account of the work and achievements of an exceptional man and monarch. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 308 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Doctor Returns Being the Third part of 'A Publisher Presents HImself'

By: Johnson, Donald, McI.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054888

Condition: Good


Dr. Johnson is now an MP and is championing the rights of the mentally ill in parliament. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has repaired tear to spine strip. Foxing to closed page edges. 256 pages. View more info