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Image for Murray of Yarralumla

Murray of Yarralumla

By: Wilson Gwendoline

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014948

ISBN: 0196331196

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. A biography of the pioneer and land owner and a fascinating account of the early settlement and development of the Canberra area. 334 pages, including index. View more info

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C. S. Lewis Biography

By: Wilson, A. N.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1991

Seller ID: 053211

ISBN: 0006544282

Condition: Very Good


'Brings alive Lewis the man, in all his bleary blustery complexity' - Neil Phillip - TES. A very good clean, unread paperback which has sunned to the spine and is tanned to page edges.. 334 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Charlemagne : The Great Adventure

By: Wilson, Derek

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027986

ISBN: 0091794617

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the phenomena that was Charles the Great (742-814). Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 228 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Siegfried Sassoon - The Making of a Poet: A Biography 1886-1918

By: Wilson, Jean Moorcroft

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027871

ISBN: 0715628224

Condition: Near Fine


Monumental biography which tells in full detail the story of one of the finest poets of the First World War. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which is protected in a plastic jacket. 600 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lawrence of Arabia - : The Authorized Biography of T.E.Lawrence (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)

By: Wilson, Jeremy

Price: £4,000.00

Publisher: London, Issued Privately By Arrangement with William Heinemann: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 067215

Condition: Fine


Immaculate limited edition of 56 this being number 36. Beautifully bound in tweed cloth with green leather spines. Heinemann first edition bound into two volumes with replacement title page Gilt top edge. Volume I - 16th October 1888 - 4th October 1918. 568 pp Volume II - 5th October 1918 - 19th May 1935 - 569 - 1188pp) Both books signed by Jeremy Wilson on title page. Includes a separate green cloth backed folder which includes the original British Heinemann dustjacket. A specimen chapter of the final typesetting proof for Chapter 36. A 28 page booklet entitled Jeremy Wilson Authorised Bio... View more info

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Lester Piggott : The Pictorial Biography

By: Wilson, Julian

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Queen Anne Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062372

ISBN: 0356120333

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial biography which analyses the life and times of the legendary, if somewhat controversial, champion jockey. Includes an insight into the famous 'jocking off' of Bill Williamson involving Piggott, Vincent O'Brien, and owner John Galbreath. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w - 175 pages including index. View more info

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Burt Lancaster

By: Windeler, Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067268

ISBN: 0491031726

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of one of Hollywood's most durable and bankable actors, who made seventy-one films, was famously difficult to work with, yet made it to the top and stayed there. Clean crisp hardback in unclipped jacket. 217 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Appears unread. Gift quality. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sweetheart: Story of Mary Pickford

By: Windeler, Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067562

ISBN: 0491012101

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the Canadian-born American film actress, known in her prime as America's Sweetheart, who was one of the original 36 founders of the Academy Awards, and awarded the Best Actress Oscar of her role in Coquette in 1929. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped jacket. Appears unread and of gift quality. 226 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Winner Takes All - A Life of Sorts

By: Winner, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017990

ISBN: 1861057342

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of the film director, screenwriter and food critic who will now be forever remembered for his catch phrase "Calm down, dear!". Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. 360 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Diaries of Parker Pasha : War in the Desert, 1914-18, Told from the Secret Diaries of Colonel Alfred Chevallier Parker

By: Winstone, H.V.F. ( Editor )

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027780

ISBN: 0704323923

Condition: Very Good +


The story of the nephew of Lord Kitchener, Governor of Sinai, and military intelligence chief in the Arab Revolt. Clean, tight copy in a price-clipped d/w. Some sunning to page edges and previous owner's name to ffep. 220 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Is it Me?: Terry Wogan - An Autobiography

By: Wogan, Terry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024035

ISBN: 0563551399

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w which shows slightest signs of shelf wear & tear. Light sunning to page edges. 272pp including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Mustn't Grumble : The Autobiography

By: Wogan, Terry

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ): 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 029714

ISBN: 0752876155

Condition: Near Fine


The life and career of the veteran broadcaster from Limerick. Clean, bright paperback - 301 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Autumn of the Moguls: My Misadventures with the Titans, Poseurs and Money Guys Who Mastered and Messed Up Big Media

By: Wolff, Michael

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2004

Seller ID: 016820

ISBN: 0007178816

Condition: Very Good


Unread copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in small bump to top corners of f covers. Next post UK dispatch. A funny and frank account of life in the global media industry. View more info

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Nab End and Beyond

By: Woodruff, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2003

Seller ID: 014485

ISBN: 0316726656

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy with light signs of handling wear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Life in Three Cities : Frankfurt, London and Jerusalem

By: Worms, Fred S.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Peter Halban: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028509

ISBN: 1870015649

Condition: Very Good


A glimpse into a life lived to the full and the author's passion for sport and music and his love of art. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 365 pages including index. Next post 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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Blotted 'Scutcheons - Some Society Causes Celebres

By: Wyndham, Horace

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Seller ID: 055875

Condition: Good


Some famous causes celebres including the cases of Richard Belt, William Chetwynd, Sir Charles Dilke, The Rev. Dr. Dodd, The Earl of Euton, Viscount Garmoyle, Rev. James Hackman, Captain Knatchbull, Captain Montgomery, The Hon. Mrs. Norton, Madame Rachel and George Victor Townley. Square, tight hardback with slightly faded spine. Foxing to page edges though text block is generally clean. 284 pages + index & adverts. Illustrated with 8 b/w plates. View more info

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Seventy Miles from a Lemon

By: Yates, Haydie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Co Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052919

Condition: Good


The story of a couple's life living as pioneers in Wyoming for seven years in the late 1920's - where they did everything from building a log cabin to cutting timber, to riding in rodeos. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has been repaired internally with tape and has large loss to front cover (see photo). 199 pages. 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

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Churchill and Beaverbrook

By: Young, Kenneth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1966

Seller ID: 029891

Condition: Very Good


The story of the friendship between Winston Churchill and Lord Beaverbrook the Canadian millionaire and newspaper proprietor, who met in 1910 and became the best and oldest of friends dying within a few months of each other in 1964-5. Illustrated with b&w photographs. A very good clean copy - no dustjacket. 349 pages. View more info