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J. R. R. Tolkien University

By: Bischoff, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA, Wildside Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050011

ISBN: 1587151871

Condition: As New


As new, unread large format paperback. 166 pages. Novel in which a young Hollywood screenwriter goes to Wizard's College in order to make a fantasy movie in the Fantasy Dimension. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Linleys of Bath

By: Black, Clementina

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1971

Seller ID: 041137

ISBN: 058410927X

Condition: Very Good


With an introduction by the Countess of Rosse. Biography of the Linleys which will be of great interest to social historians as well as to all concerned with the theatre of the time. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected by a plastic film - 300 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Speaking for Myself (SIGNED COPY)

By: Blair, Cherie

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 2008

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056192

ISBN: 1408700980

Condition: Near Fine


Signed Little Brown bookplate has been laid on to the title page. Clean, crisp unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 421 pages including index. Cherie tells of her journey from her working-class roots in Liverpool the wife of the Prime Minister of Great Britain. View more info

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Harriette Wilson's Memoirs

By: Blanch, Lesley (editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029268

ISBN: 0712609946

Condition: Very Good +


The humorous and anecdotal memoirs which took 19th.Century London by storm resulting in ten thousand pounds for Harriette and her latest consort, together with a rash of law suits for her publisher. Clean, tight paperback - 378 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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History Play

By: Bolt, Rodney

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperPerennial: 2005

Seller ID: 019910

ISBN: 0007121245

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Winston Churchill As I Knew Him

By: Bonham Carter, Violet

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Reprint Society: 1966

Seller ID: 066415

Condition: Very Good


Striking study of Churchill by his close friend Lady Bonham Carter. Very good clean hardback in very good jacket. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 494 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Osbert : Portrait of Osbert Lancaster

By: Boston, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1990

Seller ID: 017881

ISBN: 0006375774

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright unread copy of this book which recounts the life of the famous cartoonist, writer and bon viveur. "An affectionate and entertaining act of homage" - Geoffrey Hodgson in the Independent. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Osbert : Portrait of Osbert Lancaster

By: Boston, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052397

ISBN: 0002163241

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright hardback in price-clipped dustrwrapper which has slightly faded spine. Recounts the life of the famous cartoonist, writer and bon viveur. "An affectionate and entertaining act of homage" - Geoffrey Hodgson in the Independent. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Boswell's Life of Johnson - 2 Volumes

By: Boswell,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 057584

Condition: Very Good


Considered the greatest biography in the English language about the man who became the most accomplished conversationalist who has every lived. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpapers of both volumes. Brown decorated leatherette boards with gilt lettering to spine. Volume I - 638 pages. Volume II - 646 pages. View more info

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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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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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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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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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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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The Best of Morecambe and Wise : A Celebration

By: Braben, Eddie

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 023758

ISBN: 1852278358

Condition: Near Fine


A celebration of Britain's most successful comedy duo by the writer who created their most memorable sketches. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. 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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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