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Blessed are the Rich : Episodes in the Life of Oliver Sheldon

By: Agate, James

Price: £15.92

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1944

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 110246

Condition: Good


Large pieces torn off on the middle of dust jacket, silver gilt lettering on spine nearly rubbed off, lightly rubbed head and tail of spine. Text is clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

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Ego 9: Concluding the Autobiography of James Agate

By: Agate, James

Price: £3.73

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1948

Seller ID: 416500

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket is tanned and marked. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine ends are worn, creased and chipped. Jacket lower spine is missing. Hardcover leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly worn and bumped. Nicks on spine foot. A few marks on page block and in the volume. Sticker on front pastedown. Previous owner's name and date penned on FEP. Newspaper articles glued on rear pastedown. Binding is intact, contents are clear. AM View more info

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Among the Angels of Memory: Entre Los Angeles De La Memoria

By: AgosIn, Marjorie

Price: £9.03

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., Wings Press: 2006

Seller ID: 475734

ISBN: 0916727130

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. Very good condition. English translation by Laura Rocha Nakazawa. Introduction by Robert Bonazzi. CM View more info

Bateleur Poets : Abrahams, Greig, Kirkwood, Saunders

By: Agrahams; Greig; kirkwood; Saunders

Price: £18.47

Publisher: South Africa, Bateleur Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 215113

ISBN: 0620018070

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean copy, pages bright and tight. Age toning to cover and spine. View more info

College: A Memoir

By: Akey, Stephen

Price: £14.01

Publisher: Washington, U.S.A., Orchises Pr: 1996

Seller ID: 017450

ISBN: 0914061550

Condition: Very Good


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The Flying Sheikh

By: Alamuddin, Najib

Price: £16.15

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1987

Seller ID: 453433

ISBN: 070432640X

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. Spine ends of edgeworn jacket and hardcover are bumped; corners are a little worn; one or two insignificant marks on page block. Penned notes on BEP; a few instances of penned lines in margins (well under 5% of pages) - all text remains clear, however, and binding is sound throughout. TS View more info

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Under the Rose: A Confession

By: Alaya, Flavia

Price: £4.71

Publisher: Dublin, New Island: 2003

Seller ID: 419421

ISBN: 190430124X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Superficial marks on covers. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly worn and bumped. Page block foot is marked. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

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Mostly We Had it Good: A Baby Boomer's Journey

By: Albert, Tim

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Elbow Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 485803

ISBN: 0957409060

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition, with a light dent on page block head, very slightly affecting final few pages (effect negligible). Pages are clean and sound, with clear content throughout. TS View more info

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The Shape of Further Things

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1970

Seller ID: 465349

ISBN: 0571094724

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Worn, faded and somewhat dirty dust jacket. Small nicks on jacket spine head and front upper leading corner of jacket. Boards appear warped. Hardcover spine is cocked. Slight wear on hardcover spine head. Page block is tanned. Binding is sound, and the contents are clear. AF View more info

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My Madness: The Selected Writings of Anna Kavan

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

Price: £13.78

Publisher: London, Pan Books Ltd: 1990

Seller ID: 476385

ISBN: 0330305328

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Cover is a little worn, with creases to the spine foot and rear leading corners, slightly affecting closing pages. One or two small pen marks on the page block face. The binding is sound; all text is clear. CM View more info

Gertrude Lawrence as Mrs. A., An Intimate Biography of the Great Star

By: Aldrich, Richard Stoddard

Price: £3.19

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd: 1955

Seller ID: 027842

Condition: Good


Foreword by Daphne du Maurier. Mild sunning to spine. First British Editionv View more info

One Dry Season : In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: £2.56

Publisher: Great Britain, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 105077

ISBN: 0747500789

Condition: Very Good


Cover of hardback has slight markings and scratches. Text is clear, clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

Catherine the Great: Life and Legend

By: Alexander, John T.

Price: £7.97

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 023210

ISBN: 0195052366

Condition: Very Good


stamp on the catalogue page. Empress of the vast Russian Empire by the age of 33, Catherine's private and public life generated tremendous controversy, and she has been portrayed variously as a political genius, a despotic foreign adventuress, a tyrant, and a nymphomaniac. John Alexander's detailed research draws on little-known sources, including Catherine's love notes, to produce a balanced appraisal of this remarkable woman throughout the whole of her long reign View more info

Alan Paton : A Biography

By: Alexander, Peter F.

Price: £3.19

Publisher: Oxford, U. K., Oxford University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 189089

ISBN: 0198112378

Condition: Very Good


Pages clean, bright and tight. View more info

William Plomer: A Biography

By: Alexander, Peter F.

Price: £8.92

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 272179

ISBN: 0192122436

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Jacket has some superficial scuffing and scratching. Spine ends, on jacket and hardcover, are slightly bumped and creased. Upper and lower edges and corners on jacket are slightly bumped, creased and rubbed. BW View more info

The Black Russian

By: Alexandrov, Vladimir

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London, Head of Zeus: 2013

Seller ID: 281098

ISBN: 1781855196

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Slight nick on jacket spine foot. BW View more info

The Good Deeds of a Good Woman: Recorded Between May and September 1975 (Ordinary Lives; No. 1)

By: Ali, Beatrice

Price: £5.74

Publisher: London, Dobson Books Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096139

ISBN: 0234778911

Condition: Very Good


gilt lettering to spine, light sun fading to d/j, slight wear to tail of spine, previous owner's bookplate on front inside cover, text clean and tight View more info

William Shipley, Founder of the Royal Society of Arts, A Biography with Documents

By: Allan, D.G.C.

Price: £3.19

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027457

ISBN: 0090857003

Condition: Good


Library stamps on the FEP, page edges and first page, library stickers on the FEP, spine, slightly makred cover View more info

William Robinson, 1838-1935: Father of the English Flower Garden

By: Allan, Mea

Price: £12.74

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 198614

ISBN: 0571118658

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards lightly sunned at top edge, bumped on bottom edge. Dust jacket a little worn/soiled, faded at edges. Contents remain clean and sound throughout. With 37 photographs and 10 line drawings. View more info

Fear Not to Sow: The Story of Elsie Stephenson, First Director of University Nursing Studies in Europe

By: Allan, Sheila

Price: £8.25

Publisher: Cornwall, United Kingdom, The Jamieson Library: 1990

Seller ID: 102521

ISBN: 1872229050

Condition: Very Good


The d/j has general wearing to the corners, edges and spine including rubbing. There is a library sticker on the spine.The d/j has been taped to the inside cover. A library stamp is present on the title page. The text is clean, bright and tight. View more info

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The Scalpel, The Sword: The Story of Doctor Norman Bethune

By: Allan, Ted; Gordon, Sydney

Price: £8.55

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1971

Seller ID: 461930

ISBN: 0771001266

Condition: Good


Paperback (1981 reprint). One or two scuffs on shelfworn covers; spine is slightly creased. Page block is slightly tanned; gift dedication penned on FEP; lower corners of final few pages are very lightly bumped. All text is clear, and pages are sound throughout. TS View more info

E. W. Swanton: A Celebration of His Life and Work

By: Allen, David Rayvern; Swanton, E. W.

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Richard Cohen Books: 2000

Seller ID: 259026

ISBN: 1860661793

Condition: Good


With a foreword by John Major. Scored jacket, with light wear on upper edge and a nick on upper front jacket leading corner. Spine head and foot are bumped on jacket and hardcover; light score on front board; page block slightly grubby. Includes B&W plates; contents are clear on sound, bright pages. TS View more info

Kellie McGarrh's Hangin' in Tough: Mildred E. Doyle, School Superintendent (History of Schools and Schooling; Vol. 3)

By: Allison, Clinton B. (ed.)

Price: £10.20

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Peter Lang: 2000

Seller ID: 262231a

ISBN: 0820437441

Condition: Good


Paperback. Early pages are a little bumped on upper leading corners. A few middle pages are warped on upper edges. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

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All the Way to Heaven: An American Boyhood in the Himalayas

By: Alter, Stephen

Price: £9.03

Publisher: New Delhi, Penguin Books India: 1997

Seller ID: 435015

ISBN: 0140285520

Condition: Good


Paperback. Covers and page block are lightly marked. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Rear upper leading corner is creased, slightly affecting closing pages. Light creases on early pages. Binding is visible on title page but remains intact. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Moses Mendelssohn. A Biographical Study

By: Altmann, Alexander

Price: £43.94

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1973

Seller ID: 181984

Condition: Good


Sound book with clean pages. Slightly discoloured dust jacket -ageing of the spine-. View more info

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With Pen and Brush: Autobiography of a Painter

By: Alva

Price: £10.58

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1973

Seller ID: 421315

ISBN: 049101340X

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket has marks and scores. Nick on rear of jacket. Jacket has reinforced tears and nicks on spine head and front upper leading corner. Sticker on jacket front flap. Hardcover leading corners, edges and spine ends are worn. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Involuntary Journey to Siberia

By: Amalrik, Andrei

Price: £5.59

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1970

Seller ID: 268402

ISBN: 0002723611

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Jacket a little faded, with grubby rear. Two or three closed nicks on front leading edge of jacket; jacket's upper edge creased with two small nicks on rear upper. Item slightly cocked. Leading corners and spine head and foot of jacket and hardcover are bumped, with upper jacket leading corners particularly worn. Markings on front, and to a lesser extent, rear boards. Page block tanned and a little marked. Page edges slightly sunned; contents otherwise well-pr... View more info

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Godfather of the Revolution: The Life of Philippe Egalite, Duc D'Orleans

By: Ambrose, Tom

Price: £5.74

Publisher: London, Peter Owen Publishers: 2008

Seller ID: 300124

ISBN: 0720613019

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with two tiny tears on spine ends. Pages are clean and tight throughout. T View more info

Amiscellany : My Life, My Music

By: Amis, John

Price: £12.10

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 199080

ISBN: 0571134904

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light wear to dust jacket, blue cloth boards bumped a little at bottom edge. Contents clean, sound, bright throughout. Eight pages black and white plates. View more info

Memoirs

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £4.14

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1991

Seller ID: 293524

ISBN: 0091745330

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Jacket is lightly marked, creased and scored. Upper edges are slightly creased and bumped. Jacket and hardcover spine ends and leading corners are bumped. Edges are lightly bumped. Page block is lightly scored. Ink stamp on rear pastedown. Text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW View more info

Koba The Dread: Laughter and the Twenty Million

By: Amis, Martin

Price: £7.65

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2002

Seller ID: 289034

ISBN: 0676975178

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First Canadian edition, first printing. Several superficial marks on dust jacket. Jacket spine ends and corners are slightly creased. Hardcover spine foot is a little bumped. Upper leading corners are lightly worn. The hinge is visible between pages 216-217, 248-249, 280-281; otherwise the binding is tight. Contents are clean and clear throughout. AM View more info

Jane Austen

By: Amy, Helen

Price: £5.52

Publisher: Stroud, Glos, Amberley Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 428300

ISBN: 1445605864

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. One or two very minor marks on page block; otherwise excellent, with clear content throughout on sound, clean pages. TS View more info

Madonna Unauthorized

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £2.56

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon and Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 266724

ISBN: 0671735322

Condition: Good


Hardcover is sound with bumped leading corners, very light waterstain (hardly noticeable) on lower edge of front board and lightly worn lower leading corners. Page block is a bit grubby with minor dust spotting on head. Pages a little tanned; contents otherwise in very good condition with sound binding, clean pages and clear text throughout. Dust jacket has worn edges, corners, creases and two small tears on upper edge, and two light waterstains on lower edge. Remains of... View more info

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The Scientific Papers of Thomas Andrews

By: Andrews, Thomas

Price: £26.60

Publisher: London and New York, Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1889

Seller ID: 474209

Condition: Good


Hardcover (no jacket) in good condition. With a memoir by P.G. Tait and A. Crum Brown. Lightly marked and worn hardcover, with minor bumps and nicks to the spine ends and leading corners. Previous owner's name penned on front pastedown. Light marks on some of the rough cut pages; a few instances of small tears to the page edges throughout. The binding remains sound; all content is clear. CM View more info

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Let Me Finish

By: Angell, Roger

Price: £8.38

Publisher: Orlando, FL, USA, Harcourt, Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 444833

ISBN: 0151013500

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. First edition, first printing. Light marks, scores and edge wear on jacket. Jacket and hardcover spine ends are bumped. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

By: ANGELOU, Maya

Price: £3.19

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Virago Press Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: 019702

ISBN: 1853817503

Condition: Very Good


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Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

By: ANGELOU, Maya

Price: £2.43

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Virago Press Ltd: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 022110

ISBN: 1853817503

Condition: Very Good


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The Table Talk of W.H. Auden

By: Ansen, Alan

Price: £7.13

Publisher: London and Boston, Faber and Faber: 1991

Seller ID: 466002

ISBN: 0571165672

Condition: Good


Paperback. Edited by Nicholas Jenkins. Introduction by Richard Howard. Slight edge-wear and one or two scores on covers. Slight crease near upper edge of front cover. Two small abrasions on rear cover. Spine is a little worn. Very slight wear on leading corners. Page block and pages are tanned. Several light marks on pages. Binding is sound, and the text is clear. AF View more info

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Biography of an Idea

By: Anshen, Ruth Nanda

Price: £13.30

Publisher: New York, Moyer Bell Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 475940

ISBN: 0918825571

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Slight scuffs and creases on the spine ends. Foxing on the page block. Pages are clean; all text is clear. CM View more info

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Richard Francis Burton: Victorian Explorer and Translator

By: Antosa, Silvia

Price: £26.60

Publisher: Bern, Peter Lang: 2013

Seller ID: 452138

ISBN: 3034313608

Condition: New


Paperback in new condition. AM View more info

Richard by Kathryn: The Life of Richard Whiteley

By: Apanowicz, Kathryn

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Virgin Books Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 219348

ISBN: 1852273755

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Jacket has slightly worn edges. Contents are clean and sound. View more info

Richard Rogers : A Biography

By: Appleyard, Bryan

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 164393

ISBN: 0571139760

Condition: Good


Signs of wear on cover, corners are rubbed, some grubbyness, clear, bright and tight. View more info

Gig: The Life and Times of a Rock-star Fantasist

By: Armitage, Simon

Price: £15.92

Publisher: London, Viking Penguin: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 274168

ISBN: 0670915807

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Signed by author. Light surface wear on jacket. Upper edges and corners, on jacket, are slightly bumped and creased. Spine ends, on jacket and hardcover, are slightly bumped and creased. Page block has some minor marks. Contents are sound, clean, clear. First Edition First Printing View more info

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Samuel Chapman Armstrong: A Biographical Study

By: Armstrong-Talbot, Edith

Price: £5.23

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday, Page & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 304058

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Penned dedication on title page. Front board and spine have several small, white marks. Spine is slightly cocked. Spine ends and leading corners are a little worn and bumped. Head of page block is in gilt; face and foot are lightly rough-cut. Front hinge is cracked but binding appears relatively sound. Minor age-fading on pages 100-101. Text remains clear. AF View more info

The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi

By: Arnold, T. W.

Price: £5.74

Publisher: New York, Chatto & Windus: 1908

Seller ID: 255216

Condition: Good


No jacket. Edge-worn decorative hardcover, with bumped leading corners, and head and foot of spine. Spine is faded and marked. Rear cover has superficial marks and scores, with slight grubby patch at upper edge. Item is cocked. Abstract pages are tanned and foxed, with foxing continuing throughout the text. Pen on half-title. FEP, half-title and first blank page are loose. Binding visible on insdie front board. TH. View more info

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Social Choice and Justice

By: Arrow, Kenneth J. (ed.)

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Basil Blackwell Publisher Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 475947

ISBN: 0631133399

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Good condition. Collected papers of Kenneth J. Arrow: 1. The jacket is slightly sunned, with a few small tears and creases to the upper edges; one or two nicks to the lower edges. Interior very good, with clean and sound pages. CM View more info

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Life of Herbert Henry Asquith, Lord Oxford and Asquith: Volume I

By: Asquith, Cyril; Spender, J. A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1932

Seller ID: 483251

ISBN: B00CEXFP1U

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. Volume one only. Previously owned by Sir E. T. Williams. Williams' bookplate on front pastedown. Includes 25 illustrations and relevant article clipping laid-in. Boards and spine are marked, faded and worn. Leading corners and edges are lightly bumped and worn. Spine ends are bumped and torn. Rear spine side is partially split. Page block and pages are foxed. Contents are clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Instead of a Letter: An Autobiography

By: Athill, Diana

Price: £16.15

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1963

Seller ID: 463346

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Ex-Library. Dust jacket is protected with a clear cellophane cover. Minor wear on jacket. Library lettering and numbering on jacket spine. Library label residue on jacket spine and BEP. Library numbering on reverse of title page. Library stamps on FEP. Several marks on page block. Light crease across upper leading corner of page 185-186. Binding is sound, and the text is clear throughout. AF View more info

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Instead of a Letter

By: Athill, Diana

Price: £90.25

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus Ltd: 1963

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 469305

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket in good condition. Signed and dedicated by author on title page. Jacket is marked and tanned. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine ends are worn and nicked. Jacket and hardcover spine feet are lightly bumped. Page block and endpapers are tanned and marked. Spine is slightly cocked but binding remains intact. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Singular Encounters

By: Attallah, Naim

Price: £4.78

Publisher: UK, Quartet Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 183024

ISBN: 0704327686

Condition: Very Good


Good clean copy, very minor edgewear to jacket. View more info