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The Parnell Tragedy

By: Abels, Jules

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043133

Condition: Very Good


First complete biography for thirty years of the man who was the most powerful leader Ireland ever had. Brings fresh insight and immediacy to the story of Parnell, and the friends and enemies, public and private, who worked for or against him and grieved or rejoiced at his downfall. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 408 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028053

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Very Good


Brings us closer to a man who has remained an enigma for 500 years - a man of great spirituality and deep piety, yet also ambitious and who as Lord Chancellor dominated the court of Henry VIII. 435 pages. A clean, bright copy in very good jacket. View more info

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The Pilgrims' Way: Shrines and Saints in Britain and Ireland

By: Adair, John

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029386

ISBN: 0500250618

Condition: Very Good


With 199 illustrations, 20 in colour, and 2 maps. A guide for those who wish to follow in the pilgrim's footsteps. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square copy in a price-clipped d/w - 208 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Northrup - The Life of William Northrup McMillan

By: Aldrick, Judy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kenya, Old Africa Books: 2012

Seller ID: 066050

ISBN: 9966757007

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the American millionaire who fell in love with Kenya on a visit in 1904, bought a large estate and a mountain and poured his large fortune into his adopted country. Clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. 244 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sir Aubrey : A Biography of C. Aubrey Smith, England Cricketer, West End Actor, Hollywood Film Star

By: Allen, David Rayvern

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067306

ISBN: 0241105900

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the life and career of the larger than life personality whose name still carries authority among the British 'colony' in Hollywood and reverberates in the Long Room at Lords. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 172 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Thomas William Allies (SIGNED COPY)

By: Allies, Mary H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Burns Oates and Washbourne Ltd: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 061764

Condition: Good


Biography of one of the Anglican churchmen who joined the Roman Catholic Church in the early period of the Oxford Movement, written by his daughter and SIGNED by her to the ffep with the inscription ''Eileen Fripp From Mary Allies In memoriam T.W.A.'' Internally clean copy with light signs of shelfwear to covers - 215 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Mystery of the Duchess of Malfi

By: Amendola, Barbara Banks

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, Limited: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005502

ISBN: 0750928409

Condition: Near Fine


A compelling biography in which the author unravels the facts behind the fiction to reveal a powerful tale of deceit, betrayal, and treachery. Her book will appeal to anyone intrigued to discover the real story behind a drama which has captivated audiences for nearly four hundred years. Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket - 250 pages including an index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Henry Holt & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051706

ISBN: 0805009590

Condition: Very Good


Uncompromising, unauthorized, and often startling biography based on years of research and countless interviews - including conservations with Henry Fonda and with Jane herself. View more info

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A Star, Is A Star, Is A Star! The Lives and Loves of Susan Hayward

By: Andersen, Christopher P

Price: £10.00

Publisher: United States, Doubleday: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067485

ISBN: 0385155980

Condition: Very Good


Powerful biography of the Hollywood actress who was 5 times nominated for an Academy Award, finally winning with her portrayal of death row inmate Barbara Graham in I want to Live. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket. 269 pages. Faint foxing to fore-edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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John Major

By: Anderson, Bruce

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Headliine: 1992

Seller ID: 033234

ISBN: 0747239010

Condition: Near Fine


Describes how and why John Major became Prime Minister and gives a full critical account of his first year in office. Unread copy illustrated with b.w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Shelley

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Penns in the Rock Press By William Collins: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016397

Condition: Good


80pp. Pale grey boards with dark grey lettering. Four colour plates and 12 b&w illustrations. Foxing spots to boards but internally text block clean. Binding square and tight. A good copy of this brief biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley. View more info

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Tupac: A Thug Life

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Plexus Publishing Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 021334

ISBN: 0859653757

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive biography Illuminating the life at the heart of the legend. Unread, large format paperback - 207 pages. Slightest signs of storage. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The World's Master's - Paul Gauguin

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Studio Publications: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026165

Condition: Very Good


Pocket-sized look at the life and work of the artist Paul Gauguin. No 11 in the World's Masters series. 8 pages of text + 24 b&w plates. Covers are a little darkened (particularly rear cover which is cream coloured.) Internally clean. A very good copy. View more info

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Christie's Review of the Year October 1966-July 1967

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford & London, Christies: 1984

Seller ID: 047305

Condition: Very Good


Review of the sales of art and furniture that sold through Christies Sales Rooms in her Bi-Centenary year - 1967-68. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. Illustrated extensively with colour and b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Portrait Of Joan. The Autobiography Of Joan Crawford

By: Ardmore, Jane Kesner

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067390

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the legendary Hollywood actress, who throug hard work and persistence rose from humble beginnings as Lucille LeSueur to become one of the highest rated actresses of Hollywood's golden age. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustjacket which has large rubbed patch to top edge of rear cover. 256 pages. Prompt UK dispatch. View more info

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Muhammad : A Biography of the Prophet (Zzz)

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1996

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 065934

ISBN: 0575062444

Condition: Good


Authoritative and thought-provoking biography by the highly acclaimed religious writer and best-selling author. Light tanning to page margins else a good, clean paperback - 290 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Every Second Counts

By: Armstrong, Lance

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Yellow Jersey Press: 2003

Seller ID: 044592

ISBN: 0224064738

Condition: Very Good


Second volume of the autobiography of the sporting legend who famously fought testicular cancer and then went on to win the Tour de France in the fastest ever time. 246 pages. A very good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Haughey: His Life and Unlucky Deeds

By: Arnold, Bruce

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1993

Seller ID: 056772

ISBN: 0002552124

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive biography of the man and his era, includes a detailed history of the country and its leading politicians. 308 pages including index. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Boris Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life

By: Aron, Leon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016984

ISBN: 0002559226

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slightest signs of storage. Comprehensive biography - 934 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Princess Margaret : A Biography

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023651

ISBN: 1854792482

Condition: Very Good


Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelf wear. Faint sunning to page edges. Previous owner's name to ffep. The first in-depth study of the controversial royal figure - 336 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info