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Hail and Farewell, the Passing of King George V

By: N/A

Price: £11.79

Publisher: London, The Times Publishing Company Ltd.: 1936

Edition: No Earlier Edition Stated

Seller ID: 021069

Condition: Good


Ex Libris bookplate on FEP, scratches on front cover, bumped corners, slight edgewear View more info

Gulbenkian 1976: Twenty Years of Gulbenkian

By: N/A

Price: £12.74

Publisher: Lisbon, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: 1976

Seller ID: 026384

Condition: Good


Library ticker on front cover (near spine) and inside cover, stamps to page block and catalogue page. 71 pages View more info

John Buchan By His Wife and Friends

By: N/A

Price: £4.14

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030461

Condition: Very Good


With a preface by George M. Trevelyan. Dust jacket is torn and chipped but miraculously still intact View more info

Elizabeth A Life in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: £1.92

Publisher: London, Daily Telegraph:

Seller ID: 031695

Condition: Acceptable


Spine break on the second page in and four pages after are and have become detached from the book. This book has been badly bound and, as a result, some pages protrude from cover. It is, however, well preserved and a bit of a bargain at £3 View more info

Hans Christian Anderson

By: N/A

Price: £1.28

Publisher: Copenhagen, Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 1997

Seller ID: 033576

Condition: Good


23 pages, includes two page timeline of Anderson's life. View more info

Leonardo Da Vinci, Giant of the Past

By: N/A

Price: £3.19

Publisher: Luxembourg, Hasso Ebeling Interational: 1981

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 044274

Condition: Good


Bumped bottom right corner View more info

British Historical Portraits, a Selection from the National Portrait Gallery with Biographical Notes

By: N/A

Price: £2.56

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1957

Seller ID: 077309

Condition: Very Good


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Marcel Proust and His Time 1871-1922

By: N/A

Price: £2.56

Publisher: 0000

Seller ID: 091190

Condition: Good


London, Wildenstein Gallery, 1955. Good- paperback. worn at corners and soiled here and there. Many b&w plates. View more info

Albert David Tobler (1874-1950) A Memoir

By: N/A

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, W & H Smith Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 093126

Condition: Very Good


35 pages View more info

Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft, Written By Himself and Continued to the Time of His Death, from His Diary, Notes and Other Papers, Volume 1

By: N/A

Price: £19.10

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown: 1816

Seller ID: 098390

Condition: Good


Rubbing / wear to cover edges and corners. Text is clean, tight and bright View more info

The Righteous of Austria: Heroes of the Holocaust

By: N/A

Price: £17.83

Publisher: Vienna, Austria, The Austrian Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs: 0000

Edition: First Translated Edition

Seller ID: 104021

Condition: Very Good


No publication date stated - this book was not published in 1900. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

Sinatra

By: N/A

Price: £3.82

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd.: 1962

Seller ID: 107970

Condition: Good


rubbing along the edges and ends of the cover and minor rips at the ends of the spine. pages are bright and tight. View more info

Who's Who 1952 : An Annual Biographical Dictionary with Which is Incorporated "Men and Women of the Time"

By: N/A

Price: £22.29

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black Ltd.: 1952

Seller ID: 108971

Condition: Good


Gilt lettering to spine, gilt tooling to front cover, gilding a touch faded. Significant sun fading to spine, softening and small tears to head and tail of spine, fading and minor soiling to boards, lightly rubbed bottom corners of boards, soiling to page block, creasing to page 3, otherwise text is clean, bright and tight throughout. ! View more info

Who's Who 1954 : An Annual Biographical Dictionary with Which is Incorporated "Men and Women of the Time"

By: N/A

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black Ltd.: 1954

Seller ID: 108972

Condition: Good


Gilt lettering to spine, gilt tooling to front cover, gilding a touch faded. Significant sun fading to spine, softening to head and tail of spine, light fading and soiling to boards, two small black ink stains on bottom of front board, soiling to page block, front hinge split, early pages loose from the binding, back inner paper hinge split, creasing to bottom corners of pages 2939-2954, otherwise text is clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

Who's Who 1971 : An Annual Biographical Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: £6.37

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black Ltd.: 1971

Seller ID: 108945

ISBN: 0713611405

Condition: Good


Gilt lettering to spine, gilt tooling to front cover, flecks on page block. Crease on spine, minor soiling to boards, minor soiling to bottom corner of page block, crease on bottom corners of two early pages, otherwise text is clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

Freud: Forty Years After

By: N/A

Price: £6.37

Publisher: Austria, The Goethe Institute: 1972

Seller ID: 157298

Condition: Very Good


an attractively presented biography of the late psychiatrist Sigmund Freud illustrated with photographs. View more info

The Legacy of Simone de Beauvoir

By: N/A

Price: £10.83

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 162543

ISBN: 0199265356

Condition: Very Good


Very good, clear, bright and tight. View more info

Trecentale Bodleianum : a Memorial Volume for the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the Public Funeral of Sir Thomas Bodley

By: N/A

Price: £19.10

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 170599

Condition: Good


Contains the life of Thomas Bodley by himself, extracts from his will, a letter to the vice chancellor of the university and other writings. Cover is in good condition, though sun faded on spine and grubby overall edges are creased, spine is bumped top and tail, corners are rubbed, page block is uneven and block and margins are tanned, pages are clear, clean and tight. View more info

Samuel Crompton 1753-1827

By: N/A

Price: £6.37

Publisher: Bolton, Dobson & Barlow Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 173427

Condition: Good


Hard cover in a good condition with slightly worn edges and corners. Contents sound and good, text and illustration bright and tight. View more info

The Dictionary of National Biography: The Concise Dictionary Part II 1901-1950

By: N/A

Price: £7.65

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 174285

Condition: Very Good


Very good, clean condition throughout. View more info

Winston S. Churchill. 1874-1965 (8 VOLUME SET)

By: N/A

Price: £318.34

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1966

Seller ID: 184262

Condition: Very Good


[I] Youth 1874-1900 (xxxvi, 608pp). [II] Young Statesman 1901-1914 (xxix, 775pp). [III] The Challenge of War 1914-1916 (xxxvii, 988pp). [IV] 1917-1922 (xvi, 967pp). [V] 1922-1939 (xxvii, 1167pp). [VI] Finest Hour 1939-1941 (xx, 1308pp). [VII] Road to Victory 1941-1945 (xx, 1417pp). [VIII] Never Despair 1945-1965 (xvii, 1438pp). View more info

A Commemoration Fo the Tercentenary of the Birth of Samuel Richardson

By: N/A

Price: £12.74

Publisher: London, Longman Group Limited: 1989

Seller ID: 190012

Condition: Good


Scarce and sound publication with clean pages and clear content. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society; 1978, Volume 24

By: N/A

Price: £8.92

Publisher: London, The Royal Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242766

ISBN: 0854031081

Condition: Very Good


Dust jacket, blue hardcover with gilt lettering on spine and contents in very good clean condition. T View more info

Professor Joseph Burney Trapp (1925-2005): A Commemoration: A Collection of Tributes from Friends and Colleagues, Delivered at the University of London on 8 December 2005

By: N/A

Price: £7.65

Publisher: London, The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 285902

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Pages are clean, binding is sound, and text remains clear throughout. T View more info

Autobiographies of Boyhood

By: N/A

Price: £7.65

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, Limited: 1900

Seller ID: 296571

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. Boards and spine are marked, lightly scored and slightly faded. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and slightly worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Extensive abrasion on front pastedown. Volume is cocked and binding is visible throughout. but remains intact. Text is legible throughout. HJW View more info

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Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume I, 1932 - 1935

By: N/A

Price: £36.13

Publisher: London, Harrison & Sons, Ltd.: 1935

Seller ID: 438459

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-university library. From Birbeck College, London. Boards are lightly marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. A few pages are lightly marked. Library plates on endpapers. One centimetre tear on FEP. Embossed stamps on FEP and title page. Binding is visible throughout but remains intact. Text remains clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume II, 1936 - 1938

By: N/A

Price: £36.13

Publisher: London, Harrison & Sons, Ltd.: 1939

Seller ID: 438460

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-university library. From Birbeck College, London. Boards and spine are lightly marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Light marks and creases on a few pages. Library plates on BEP. Embossed stamps on FEP and title page. Binding is visible throughout but remains intact. Text remains clear throughout. HCW View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, 1975; Volume 21

By: N/A

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London, The Royal Society Of Arts: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109577

ISBN: 0854030751

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Minor softening to tail of spine, light bump to bottom corner of front cover. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout. DJ bears some small tears, creases ansd mild sunning with rear flap a bit grubby and marked View more info

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The Charles B. Hoyt Collection: Memorial Exhibition: February 13-March 30, 1952

By: N/A

Price: £58.90

Publisher: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts: 1952

Seller ID: 472381

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. The cover is sunned and edgeworn, with a few faint creases and scores. Minor marks on page block. Light creases on a few pages and on the opening pasted in image. The spine is a little cocked, however the binding remains sound. All text and images are clear. CM View more info

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'Gladly Wolde She Lerne and Gladly Teche': Felicitation Volume for Professor Yasmine Gooneratne AO. D.Litt.

By: N/A

Price: £33.25

Publisher: London, Argus Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 475833

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Good condition. Signed and dedicated by the Professor Yasmine Gooneratne on the title page. Limited edition; copy number 076 stamped on copyright page. Minor sunning and shelfwear to the jacket. Light marks on a few pages. The binding is a little visible on the title page, however the pages remain sound throughout; all text and images are clear. CM View more info

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Miniatures to Poems of Alisher Navoi

By: N/A

Price: £12.35

Publisher: Samarkand: 1969

Seller ID: 475978

ISBN: B011NSG9W0

Condition: Good


Paperback wallet in good condition, containing all 32 plates. Text in English, Russian and Arabic. The wallet is a little worn, with a few minor creases to the laminate. Small tears to the wallet spine ends. Very slight wear to the corners of a few of the plates. All text and illustrations are clear. CM View more info

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Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes, OM, OBE 1930-1998 Poet Laureate: Thursday 13 May 1999 11.00am

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Printed by Barnard & Westwood Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 476984

ISBN: B004H4EXDA

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. 22pp. Includes the ticket for the service laid in. A few light marks on the rear of cover. Pages are clean; all text is clear. CM View more info

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Karl Marx and His Contemporaries: Guide-book to the Permanent Exhibition in the Karl Marx House, Trier

By: N/A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Trier, Germany, Karl-Marx-Haus: 1994

Seller ID: 480196

ISBN: 3860772082

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Covers are lightly edge-worn. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

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D.H. Lawrence: A Personal Record

By: 'E.T.' (Chambers, Jessie)

Price: £14.25

Publisher: London, Frank Cass: 1965

Seller ID: 472266

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Second edition. With additional material by J.D. Chambers, May Holbrook, Helen Corke and J.A. Bramley. Name of former owner is penned on FEP. Worn and marked dust jacket with several nicks and creases. One-centimetre tears on jacket spine head. Wear on lower edges of boards. Very small abrasion on lower edge of front board. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. Page block is foxed. Foxing on some pages. Spine is slightly cocked but binding remains intact. Text and ... View more info

His Majesty King George VI - A Pictorial Record of his Great Life

By: A Daily Express Publication

Price: £11.59

Publisher: United Kingdom, 1952

Seller ID: 004976

Condition: Good


135 pages with photographs throughout. View more info

Marianne Morre: A Referance Guide

By: Abbott, Craig S.

Price: £12.11

Publisher: London, George Prior Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 257526

ISBN: 081618061X

Condition: Good


Hardcover without jacket. Cover is lightly shelfworn, worn at head and tail of spine, bumped at corners of boards, minor marks and scuffs on boards, gilt lettering on spine, foxed on page block. Contents are clean, bright and tight. J View more info

Jose Marti : Revolutionary Democrat

By: Abel, Christopher; Torrents, Arissa

Price: £47.76

Publisher: London, England, The Athlone Press: 1986

Seller ID: 148979

ISBN: 0485150182

Condition: Very Good


Excellent condition. Clean, unmarked pages. Dedication to previous owner on FEP. View more info

Straight Up : The Autobiography of Arthur Daley

By: Ableman, Paul

Price: £12.10

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: By Actor

Seller ID: 206349

ISBN: 0434000663

Condition: Very Good


Pages clean, bright and tight. Signed and dedicated by actor George Cole, who played the self styled Onassis of SW6." View more info

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Lettsom: His Life, Times, Friends and Descendants

By: Abraham, James Johnston

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 481946

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jackets in good condition. Signed and dedicated by author on half title page. With two different jackets. Jackets are marked, worn and nicked. Both jacket spine feet are stained. Six centimetre tear on rear leading edge of one jacket. Slight fading on hardcover. Hardcover edges are lightly marked and worn. Hardcover spine foot is bumped and stained. Minor marks on page block and a few pages. Light creases on some pages. Fold-out family tree is nicked on ed... View more info

Margaret, Daughter of Beatrice: A Politician's Psychobiography of Margaret Thatcher

By: Abse, Leo

Price: £2.87

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1989

Seller ID: 281954

ISBN: 0224027263

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Crease on jacket's rear upper edge. Minor bumps on spine ends of jacket and hardcover. A little wear along edges of the jacket. Pages are tight. Superficial scores on jacket. Price clipped. View more info

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Nasser: The Last Arab

By: Aburish, SaId K.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books (an Imprint of St. Martin's Press): 2004

Seller ID: 482955

ISBN: 031228683X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. Faint scores and light edgewear to the jacket. Minor bumps to the jacket and hardcover spine ends and lower leading corners. Previous owner's details penned on FEP. Binding is sound, with clear text and images. CM View more info

Image for Welsh Dylan: Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing and His Wales

Welsh Dylan: Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing and His Wales

By: Ackerman, John

Price: £4.56

Publisher: London, Seren: 1998

Seller ID: 441507

ISBN: 1854111795

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Chatterton

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £5.74

Publisher: U.K., Hamish Hamilton: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 207555

ISBN: 0241123488

Condition: Good


Front end page is dated by the previous owner. Pages are slightly aged, otherwise clean, bright and tight. View more info

Milton in America

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson (an Imprint of Reed International Books Ltd.): 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 291599

ISBN: 1856196968

Condition: Good


Signed by author on title page. First edition. Hardcover with faded spine and lightly bumped foot of spine. Books smells slightly of smoke. Page edges are lightly tanned. Text remains clear, and binding is sound throughout. No dust jacket. T View more info

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Acosta

By: Acosta, Yolanda

Price: £3.14

Publisher: Winchester, U.K., O-Books: 2010

Seller ID: 421004

ISBN: 1846943337

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Covers are lightly worn. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

Stanley Baldwin: a Biographical Character Study

By: Adam Gowans Whyte

Price: £6.05

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1926

Seller ID: 156526

Condition: Good


a biography of Stanley Baldwin, former Prime Minister of Great Britain. View more info

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The Letters of Henry Adams, Volumes 1-3: 1858-1892

By: Adams, Henry

Price: £51.30

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 471688

ISBN: 0674526856

Condition: Good


Three volume set of hardcovers (no jackets) in good condition. Light wear to parts of the hardcover edges. Slight bumps to the spine feet. A few faint marks on the page blocks. 1-2 cm split on the front spine side of Volume 3. The pages are clean and sound; all text is clear. CM View more info

Tony Benn: A Biography

By: Adams, Jad

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1992

Seller ID: 109094

ISBN: 0333525582

Condition: Good


previous owner's name on the top of the FEP. rubbing along the edges of the cover and ends of the spine, pages are clean, bright and tight, View more info

The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letter of the Adams Family, 1762-1784

By: Adams, John; Adams, Abigail

Price: £2.56

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard Univ Pr: 1975

Seller ID: 095173

ISBN: 0674078543

Condition: Good


rubbing along the edges and ends of the cover and spine. View more info

Alexander Woollcott: His Life and His World

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: £1.92

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 221886

Condition: Good


Blue cloth boards show some wear, sunned on spine. Previous owner's name and address on pastedown; FEP torn. Contents clean and sound throughout. View more info