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Stormy Weather : The Life of Lena Horne

By: Gavin, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Atria Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065216

ISBN: 0743271432

Condition: Very Good


Empathic, but clear-eyed biography of the glorious, complicated and courageous American star. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 598 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Age of Richard II

By: Gillespie, James L. (editor)

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027598

ISBN: 075091453X

Condition: As New


An international group of distinguished medieval historians offer a fresh appraisal of the diverse reputation which Richard left behind him. Unread paperback - 256 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Becoming Historians

By: Gillis, John R. & Banner, James M. ( Edited By )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, University of Chicago Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060814

ISBN: 0226036588

Condition: As New


Unique collection of the memoirs of eleven historians providing a fascinating portrait of a formative generation of scholars - all born around the time of World War II. Clean, crisp, unread paperback - 290 pages including a list of contributors. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Three Adventurous Schoolgirls

By: Girvin, Brenda

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford:

Seller ID: 051104

Condition: Good


The adventures of Pen, Letty and Panty during their holiday at Glenrobin Castle in the wildest part of the Highlands. Some foxing but generally a sound hardback copy with four colour illustrations by James Durden. Spine strip has faded and small nick to cloth at head of spine. 252 pages. Undated circa 1920's. View more info

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Notes on Two Plays of Oliver Goldsmith - The Good-Natured Man & She Stoops to Conquer

By: Goad, Kathleen M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Somerset, James Brodie:

Seller ID: 047581

Condition: Very Good


Brodie's notes on the two Goldsmith plays. 72 pages. A very good clean booklet. Undated circa 1970's. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Elements of Physical Chemistry

By: Goddard, F.W. & James, E.J.F.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1948

Edition: New Impression

Seller ID: 025031

Condition: Reading Copy


Some occasional light annotation in pencil and creases to a couple of pages. Previous owner's details and a Foyles sticker to front pastedown. Slight opening to rear hinge. A decent reading copy containing 251 pages including indexes and tables. View more info

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Egmont

By: Goethe

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., D.C. Heath & Co: 1904

Seller ID: 013165

Condition: Good


Edited with an introduction and notes in ENGLISH by James Taft Hatfield. Text in GERMAN (gothic). Part of the Heath's Modern Language Series. Contains some annotation in pencil. Previous owner's details to endpaper. 134 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Country Living Guide to Rural Scotland

By: Gracie, James

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Aldermaston, Berkshire, Travel Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019054

ISBN: 1902007964

Condition: Good


Clean, bright copy - 496 pages including index. Fully illustrated with detailed directions and maps. A couple of pages with crease marks else near fine. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Eccentric Gamblers

By: Graham, James Anstruther Maxtone

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Mowbrays: 1975

Seller ID: 030873

ISBN: 0264661710

Condition: Very Good


Part of Mowbray's Eccentrics Series. Ten light-hearted biographies of unique men and women who utterly refused to conform to the accepted rules of behaviour. 63 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Malraux's Heroes and History

By: Greenlee, James W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: De Kalb, Illinois, U.S.A., Northern Illinois Univ Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027671

ISBN: 0875800513

Condition: Very Good


Malraux's heroes pursue an essentially religious quest in a secular world. Clean, tight copy with a note to the dedication page by the previous owner. 222 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Man Who Invented Hollywood : The Autobiography of D. W. Griffith

By: Griffith, D. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, USA, Touchstone Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067348

ISBN: 0879630019

Condition: Very Good


A memoir and some notes edited and annotated by James Hart including the unfinished autobiography of the film master. Looks at the life and career of the American film director, widely considered as the most important filmmaker of his generation. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 170 pages. With a foreword by Frank Capra. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Role of the Fighter in Air Warfare

By: Halley, James J.; Cain, Charles William

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Windsor, Berkshire, Profile Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038620

ISBN: 0214206017

Condition: Very Good


The author develops his theme from the first fitment of armaments to the primitive scouts to the complex weapons of the 1970's and 80's covering such topics as the problems of fitting armament to early aircraft, the evolution of fighters and their equipment and naval fighters and their contribution to sea power etc. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 152 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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London : Red Guide

By: Hammond, Reginald James William ( Editor )

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock Limited: 1965

Edition: Sixty-Third Edition

Seller ID: 060242

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Red Tourist Guides which now serves as a nostalgic look back over forty years at the capital. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 287 pages including index and attached fold-out maps. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Folies De Paris : The Rise and Fall of the French Operetta

By: Harding, James

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chappell & Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051491

ISBN: 0903443287

Condition: Very Good


Entertaining history of French operetta and the talented and often eccentric composers who made this genre so much their own - including Offenbach, Herve, Messager, and Cuvillier. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 183 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

By: Hardy, Thomas (edited By James Gibson)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Reader's Digest: 1991

Seller ID: 058985

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback in grey cloth boards with maroon spine. 383 pages including glossary. Part of the Reader's Digest - World's Best Reading series. In a remote corner of 19th century England, where simple folk live and work to the timeless rhythms of nature, the hand of fate intertwines the lives of an unscrupulous young aristocrat, an idealistic minister's son and a guileless farm girl whose only crime is her unsoiled beauty, in the haunting story of passion and betrayal. View more info

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The Survivor

By: Herbert, James

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1999

Seller ID: 016504

ISBN: 0330376160

Condition: Reading Copy


Good, clean reading copy - 263 pages. Reliable next post dispatch. View more info

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The Lord God Made Them All

By: Herriot, James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050684

ISBN: 0718120264

Condition: Very Good


More recollections of the vet in the Yorkshire Dales sharing his memories of triumphs and disasters, and the daily drama involving man and beast. A very good clean hardback in dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. 348 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Earthwork Out of Tuscany

By: Hewlett, Maurice

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 064900

Condition: Good


Being impressions and translations with additional illustrations and photogravure to this new edition. Good, clean copy with gilt to top edges, fore and lower edges remain untrimmed. A good, solid hardback with usual shelfwear to boards/spine for a book of this age - 234 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Court of St. James: The Monarch at Work from Victoria to Elizabeth II

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027449

ISBN: 0297776312

Condition: Very Good


Written with the help and co-operation of the Royal Household, this book recounts in intimate detail the life, work and entourage of QE2 and of her immediate predecessors from the time of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w. Gift inscription to ffep. 254 pages including index. Reliable next post dispatch. View more info

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Race in America: The Struggle for Equality

By: Hill, Herbert ; Jones, James E., Jr (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, USA, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1993

Seller ID: 026486

ISBN: 0299134245

Condition: As New


Magisterial-style review and assessment of the long, complex, and often traumatic quest for racial equality. Still in shrink wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info