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3 GREAT ANIMAL STORIES

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004513

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Includes "Return to the Wild", "The New Noah", and "Sauce For The Mongoose" View more info

MADONNA: IN HER OWN WORDS

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Omnibus Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005000

ISBN: 0711921393

Condition: Very Good/Good


Very Good/Good condition. Inscription on first page. Clean and unmarked cover, one edge curls slightly. Clean compressed page edge. Black and white photographs included. View more info

Letters Between Samuel Butler and Miss Savage

By: N/A

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Seller ID: 008877

Condition: Good-fair


380pp, spotting to compressed edge & throughout. Butler had known Eliza Savage for many a year before their relations turned from frosty to friendly - both were avid letter keepers & this collection focuses on their correspondence 1871 to 85, the year of her death. Butler based a character on her in The Way of all Flesh. View more info

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Thank You Very Much

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: tyvm


Elvis, the King, and his famous phrase silhouetted with some of his memorable lyrics. View more info

HIT 29

By: 'Joey'

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W.H Allen: 1975

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 003060

ISBN: 049101922x

Condition: Very Good


Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket has slight darkening on upper edge. "Here he zeroes in on his twenty-ninth killing and comes out with the most intimate and apalling self-portrait ever of a mob killer at wokrk". View more info

AND THE WALLS CAME TUMBLING DOWN

By: Abernathy Ralph David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002806

ISBN: 0060919868

Condition: Very Good


Clean pages, tight binding, no inscription. Clean cover. Autobiography of Ralph David Abernathy. View more info

SURGEON'S JOURNEY

By: Abraham J. Johnston

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003391

Condition: Good


Good condition. Clean pages. Inscription on first page. Cover has speckled markings. Medium chip in spine of dustjacket. Pale foxing on compressed page edge. View more info

PREVENTING WORLD WAR III: A REALISTIC GRAND STRATEGY

By: Abshire David M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004343

ISBN: 0060159863

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on fly. Clean black boards. Unclipped dustjacket. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

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For Sylvia An Honest Account

By: Ackland, Valentine

Price: $19.00

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: 1986

Seller ID: 013394

Condition: Very Good


135pp, lesss than 500g to post. Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978) was a British novelist and short-story writer. Born at Harrow School, Middlesex, where her father was a schoolmaster; Sylvia Townsend Warner was educated by her father. During the 1920s, she began to write creatively, and, within a few years, she produced several volumes of poetry and short stories (for which she was best known in her lifetime), and three novels. At the beginning of her literary career ... View more info

THE LAMBS OF LONDON

By: Ackroyd Peter

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus - London: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001744

ISBN: 0 701 17744 6

Condition: As New


"The Lambs of London brilliantly creates an urban world of scholars and entrepreneurs, actors and theatre managers, a world in which a clever son will stop at nothing to impress his showman father . A poignant, gripping novel of betrayal and deceit." Signed by author. View more info

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The Last Medici

By: Acton, Harold

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1980

Seller ID: 011762

Condition: Excellent


Acton seems to have rowed in the same team as Norman Douglas, possibly a book about him will be just as readable as this insight into the Medici clan, originally a 1932 issue. Among his contemporaries at Eton were Eric Blair (the writer George Orwell), Cyril Connolly, Robert Byron, Alec Douglas-Home, Ian Fleming, Brian Howard, Oliver Messel, Anthony Powell, Henry Yorke (the novelist Henry Green). Acton's non- historical works include four volumes of poetry, three novels... View more info

NO TIME FOR GEISHAS

By: Adams and Popham

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Corgi Books: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003022

ISBN: 0552094641

Condition: Good to Very Good


Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on inside front cover. Small mark and slight crease on front cover. "Geoffrey Adam's story of hopeless deprivation suffered at the hands of Japanese officers. It is also the story of the sheer determination and courahe that kept men alive through a period when 'tomorrow' was a time that for some might never arrive". View more info

EXIT WOUNDS: MURDER, DIASPORA AND THE IRISH TROUBLES

By: Adams Simon

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Crossing Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006240

ISBN: 0958671389

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition. View more info

HOFFMAN VS. HOFFMAN The Actor and the Man

By: Agan Patrick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Robert Hale, London: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003151

ISBN: 0709025947

Condition: As New


Includes black and white plates from film locations. View more info

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Bombshell : the secret story of America's unknown atomic spy Conspiracy

By: Albright, Joseph & Kunstel, Marcia

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1997

Seller ID: 010984

Condition: Excellent


Ted Hall was a physics prodigy so gifted that he was asked to join the Manhattan Project when he was only eighteen years old. There, in wartime Los Alamos, working under Robert Oppenheimer and Bruno Rossi, Hall helped build the atomic bomb. But he also worked for others . . . Bombshell tracks Hall from his days as a brilliant schoolboy in New York City, when he came under the influence of his older brother's radical tracts, and on to Harvard, Los Alamos, and Chicago, w... View more info

NEVER HAVE YOUR DOG STUFFED Alan Alda

By: Alda Alan

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Arrow Books, London: 2007

Seller ID: 012018

ISBN: 0099493764

Condition: Good


The wry, genial attitude of the book is clearly Alda's own. You can feel his personality on the pages, He makes his story as appealing as a chat with an old frikend. A thoughtful and very enjoyable read. View more info

Beyond Bokhara, The Life of William Moorcroft, Asian Explorer and Pioneer Veterinary Surgeon 1767-1825

By: Alder, Garry

Price: $62.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 1985

Seller ID: 011258

Condition: Very Good-good


417pp, a kilo to post. ex-Wilmslow lib (Cheshire), usual indicators/tickets. In the India office library there is a letter addressed to w. moorcroft edq., samarkand or elsewhere'. It is a tribute to this astonishing man that letter reached him, 1,000 miles away across the mountains and deserts of central asia. Yet today few people have heard of him or of his pioneering achievements as a surgeon and explorer. this long overdue and fascinating biography at last gives moorc... View more info

Introduction to MISTRAL

By: Aldington Richard

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Southern Illinois University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000781

Condition: Very Good


Richard Aldington presents a biography of Frederic Mistral The great French poet. Aldington discusses Mistral's life, his times and his writings. View more info

When the Feast is Finished

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Little Brown and Co: 1999

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 008541

Condition: Excellent


Small closed tear rear dj, 230 clean tightly bound pp. The writer Brian Aldiss provides an account of his wife's fatal illness and her death from pancreatic cancer in November 1997. The book describes how they first found out about the cancer, which was initially masked by a heart complaint. View more info

GERTRUDE LAWRENCE AS MRS. A

By: Aldrich Richard Stoddard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Readers Book Club: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003413

Condition: Good


Good condition. Clean pages and no inscription. Small section cut out of first page. Spine has very pale foxing, as does compressed page edge. Includes black and white photographs. Under 500g to post. View more info