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Diplomacy and Disillusion at the Court of Margaret Thatcher : An Insider's View

By: Urban, George R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, I. B.Tauris: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063925

ISBN: 1860640842

Condition: Very Good


Offers a valuable insight into Thatcher's premiership by the man who turned from an admirer into a despairing critic. Previous owner's details hidden behind front flap. Clean, bright hardback in a d/w - 206 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ellen Wilkinson 1891-1947

By: Vernon, Betty D.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043327

ISBN: 0856649848

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the Labour MP - ardent fighter for women's rights, for the unemployed and under-privileged, a suffragist and anti-fascist and one of the first woman trade union organisers in Britain. a very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has faded slightly to the spine. 254 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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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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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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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Clive of India

By: Watney, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Farnborough, Hampshire, Saxon House: 1974

Seller ID: 048732

ISBN: 0347000088

Condition: Very Good


Extraordinary biography of Robert Clive which examines not only his exceptional ability but also probes the tragic side of his nature. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 225 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Yo, Blair!

By: Wheatcroft, Geoffrey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Politico's Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047497

ISBN: 1842752065

Condition: Very Good


A polemic in the tradition of Orwell - a blast on the trumpet about the most disastrous premiership of modern times. Clean, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w - 154 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Professional : Lyndon B. Johnson (SIGNED COPY)

By: White, William S.

Price: £277.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Co: 1964

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Subject

Seller ID: 047024

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and career of the thirty-sixth President of the Unites States, a man who came to the White House with professional qualifications unsurpassed in the long history of the Presidency. Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 273 pages including index. SIGNED to the half-title with the inscription ''With best wishes, Lyndon B Johnson''. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Accused : The Dreyfus Trilogy

By: Whyte, George R.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Osnabrück, Germany, Secolo Publishing House: 1996

Seller ID: 044760

ISBN: 3929979284

Condition: Very Good


The acknowledged authority on the Dreyfus Affair produces a unique book about the affair which rocked France over a century ago. Clean copy with some light sunning to page edges. Unclipped tissue d/w shows light shelfwear & tear - 168 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Strictly Ann - The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Widdecombe, Ann

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056147

ISBN: 0297866435

Condition: As New


SIGNED by the author on the title page. As new, unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Signed with the inscription "To Barry best wishes Ann Widdecombe" on the title page. Second impression. 452 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. Ann tells her story from her childhood in Singapore, to her student ambitions at Birmingham and Oxford, through to her life at Westminster where she became known as one of most outspoken, colourful politicians. View more info

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The Broederbond : The Most Powerful Secret Society in the World

By: Wilkins, Ivor; Strydom, Hans

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York & London, Paddington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 050609

ISBN: 0709207344

Condition: Very Good


Exposé of the secret organisation with 12,000 members - all white, influential, male, protestant Afrikaners who took key areas of South African society. Xmas gift inscription partially obscured behind front flap else a clean large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 458 pages including a selective index plus a 139 page appendix. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Exiled to America

By: Williams, Masha

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex, The Book Guild: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055623

ISBN: 0863322344

Condition: Very Good


Tightrope diplomacy, Senator MacCarthy's witch-hunts for communists, the Cold War at its height, and cocktail parties - the sparkling memoirs of a consular wife in New York, Clean tight hardback with small inscription to ffep. Dustjacket remains unclipped - 207 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Governance of Britain

By: Wilson, Harold

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054250

ISBN: 0718115740

Condition: Very Good


Unprecedented account written by the man who had supreme responsibility for Government. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 219 pages including index. Next post 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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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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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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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: 067200

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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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