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L M Ericsson 100 Years: The Pioneering Years Struggle for Concessions Crisis 1876-1932

By: Attman, Artur

Price: £25.47

Publisher: Olsson, Arthur Attman: 1977

Seller ID: 028706

ISBN: 9172600659

Condition: Very Good


Usual stickers and stamps on the FEP and on the page block. View more info

English Recusant Literature: Saint Augustine: Confessions: 1620

By: Augustine, Saint

Price: £54.12

Publisher: Menston, Yorkshire, U.K., Scolar Press: 1972

Seller ID: 288264

ISBN: 0854176594

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Personal library sticker ('Ex libris') on front pastedown. Two or three small, light surface scratches just below upper edge of back board. Hardcover spine ends are slightly bumped. Page block has a few grubby marks, and age-spotting to head. Paper comprising front pastedown is of two different thicknesses. Binding is sound and pages are tight and clean throughout. Text is clear. AF View more info

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Winter Journal

By: Auster, Paul

Price: £3.72

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company, LLC: 2012

Seller ID: 444908

ISBN: 0805095535

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. First edition. Very light sticker mark on front of jacket. Jacket and hardcover spine ends are bumped. Pen on page block foot. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW View more info

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Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure

By: Auster, Paul

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London and Boston, Faber and Faber: 1997

Seller ID: 464084

ISBN: 0571171494

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First edition, third printing. A few minor scores and one or two slight bumps on dust jacket. Jacket spine sides are slightly sunned. Page block is tanned. Binding is sound, and the text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

The Elder Pitt Earl of Chatham

By: Ayling, Stanley

Price: £11.15

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1976

Seller ID: 028676

ISBN: 0679507175

Condition: Good


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The Necessary Aptitude: A Memoir

By: Ayres, Pam

Price: £3.19

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2011

Seller ID: 229145

ISBN: 0091940486

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover and jacket in very good condition. The dust jacket is price clipped. The book has very little wear. The corners are slightly curled and the edges of the jacket are slightly creased. View more info

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Tiger Sultan: An Illustrated Monograph on Tipu Sultan

By: Azer, Rahman

Price: £13.69

Publisher: Halli, Nayab: 1982

Seller ID: 442307

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Several marks and scores on covers. Minor abrasion spine foot. Nick and bump on leading edge of rear cover. A few marks on page block and in the volume. Stickers on title page. Tex is clear. AM View more info

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Rose Macaulay: Letters to a Friend, 1950-1952

By: Babington Smith, Constance (ed,)

Price: £5.70

Publisher: London, Collins: 1961

Seller ID: 451526

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Good condition. Second impression. Rather worn and grubby dust jacket with some foxing and a few small tears and nicks. Hardcover spine is slightly cocked. Hardcover spine foot is bumped. Slight fraying on upper leading corner of front board. Page block is foxed. Slight foxing on pastedowns and endpapers. Binding is sound, and the contents are clear. AF View more info

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Letters to a Sister from Rose Macaulay

By: Babington Smith, Constance (ed.)

Price: £3.20

Publisher: London, Collins: 1964

Seller ID: 421749

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover; first edition. Faded jacket is marked on rear, with four or five minor nicks on edges, leading corners and spine ends. Small area of loss on front lower edge of jacket. Spine ends and upper leading corners of jacket and hardcover are slightly bumped. Rear spine side of jacket is worn. Price crossed out with pen on jacket's front inner flap. Page block is marked. Pages remain clean and sound; all content is clear. TS View more info

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China Under the Empress Dowager, Being the History of the Life and Times of TzU Hsi, Compiled from State Papers and the Private Diary of the Comptroller of Her Household

By: Backhouse, E.; Bland, J. O. P.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1914

Seller ID: 483316

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. 'New and revised cheaper edition', 1914. Xxvi, 322 pp. Includes map of Peking. Boards and spine are marked and slightly faded. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped and worn. Lower edges are nicked. Page block and pages are marked and tanned. Penned dedication on FEP. Closed tears on rear pastedown hinge. Minor bumps and creases on some pages. Plate between pages 16 and 17 is creased and nicked. Contents are clear throughout. H... View more info

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Reflections on Biography

By: Backscheider, Paula R.

Price: £23.75

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 451821

ISBN: 019818641X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. Contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Estimates of Some Englishmen and Scotchmen

By: Bagehot, Walter

Price: £61.83

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1858

Seller ID: 425536

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Ex-library. Library markings on reverse of title page. Library labels on front pastedown. Residue from a library label on front endpaper. Library stamp on title page and in the volume. Boards and spine are quite worn and rubbed. Spine is cocked. Head of page block is scratched. Several marks in the volume. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text is clear. AF View more info

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England, First and Last

By: Bailey, Anthony

Price: £6.65

Publisher: London and Boston, Faber and Faber: 1985

Seller ID: 465298

ISBN: 0571135870

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. Minor wear and bumping on hardcover spine head. Binding is sound, and the text is clear throughout. AF View more info

Chanel Solitaire

By: Baillen, Claude

Price: £10.45

Publisher: London, Wm Collins Sons and Co Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 466408

ISBN: 0002111837

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Good condition. Translated from the French by Barbara Bray. Minor edgewear and faint scores on the jacket. The upper leading corners are worn and nicked. One or two further nicks on the edges. The jacket spine ends are worn. The spine is cocked. All text and images are clear. CM View more info

A Bibliography of Chaucer

By: Baird-Lange; Schnuttgen, Hildegard

Price: £4.78

Publisher: Cambridge, D.S.Brewer Ltd: 1988

Seller ID: 085583

ISBN: 0859912744

Condition: Good


Good+ Hardback without dust jacket. Slight bump on two corners (boards only). Otherwise clean and tight copy. lxxvi + 344p View more info

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Andre Breton: Magus of Surrealism

By: Balakian, Anna

Price: £18.53

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 461868

ISBN: 0195012984

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover with jacket in acceptable condition. Jacket is stained, scored, tanned and edge worn. Upper leading corners and spine head are nicked. Jacket spine head has been repaired with tape. Minor sticker on jacket spine. Hardcover edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and marked. Page block and some pages are lightly foxed. Second black page at rear is nicked. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Life of R. L. Stevenson

By: Balfour, Graham

Price: £7.01

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, The Musson Book Company Ltd:

Seller ID: 250241

Condition: Good


THIS BOOK DOES NOT HAVE A PUBLICATION DATE AND WAS NOT PUBLISHED IN 1900.. Abridged, one volume edition. Leather-bound. Boards warped at corners. Hinges coming loose at top of spine; tear on right side of spine. Spine block tanned and page ends slightly frayed in places. FFE tanned, with spine and pages slightly warped and discoloured by age. However all pages are clean and all text clear. TS View more info

Castro (Profiles in Power)

By: Balfour, Sebastian

Price: £6.37

Publisher: Harlow, United Kingdom, Longman: 1990

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 074794

ISBN: 0582029724

Condition: Very Good


In immaculate, as-new condition. View more info

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Winston Churchill: Vidas Historicas

By: Ball, Stuart

Price: £4.66

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Editora Nova Fronteira S.a.: 2007

Seller ID: 410906

ISBN: 8520919359

Condition: New


Text in Potuguese language. Hardcover with lightly bumped leading corners and some superficial scores and scuffs. Tiny scrape on foot of spine. Pages are clean and tight hroughout. T View more info

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Winston Churchill: Vidas Historicas

By: Ball, Stuart

Price: £4.66

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Editora Nova Fronteira S.a.: 2007

Seller ID: 410907

ISBN: 8520919359

Condition: New


Text in Potuguese language. Hardcover with some superficial scores and scuffs. Pages are clean and tight hroughout. T View more info

Florence Nightingale and the Nursing Legacy

By: Baly, Monica E.

Price: £4.29

Publisher: Beckenham, Kent, Great Britain, Croom Helm Ltd.: 1986

Seller ID: 082104

ISBN: 0709939418

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, ex-library. First Edition. The dust jacket is plastic protected; library sticker and library plate on FEP; library stamp on catalogue page and page block; text tight and bright. The hardcover book contains 237 pages and does not include pages 238 onwards, that appear in the paperback. View more info

Letters to My Israeli Sons: The Story of Jewish Survival

By: Banks, Lynne Reid

Price: £14.34

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019175

ISBN: 0491026102

Condition: Very Good


Signed for Violet, by the author. First Edition View more info

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A Man of Many Parts - Professor or Bishop?: The Life of Edward Nares, 1762-1841

By: Barber, M. J.

Price: £4.56

Publisher: UK, M. J. Barber: 2009

Seller ID: 441580

ISBN: 0956323308

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound paperback in very good condition; small mark on page block; author's dedication penned on title page. All content is clear. TS View more info

Stevie : A Biography of Stevie Smith

By: Barbera, Jack; McBrien, William

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1985

Seller ID: 241323

ISBN: 0434441058

Condition: Very Good


Jacket and binding are very well preserved, contents are clean and sound throughout. MB View more info

The Man of Principle: A View of John Galsworthy

By: Barker, Dudley

Price: £2.56

Publisher: UK, Heinemann: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 085612

Condition: Good


Good- Hardback without dust jacket. Boards have been affected by damp at some point and have watermark to bottom area. Prelim pages and last pages have been slightly affected but otherwise pages are clean. 240p. View more info

British Statesmen (Britain in Pictures)

By: Barker, Ernest

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032702

Condition: Acceptable


With 12 plates in colour and 17 b/w illustrations. Substantial weakness to spine; wear along the edges; mild age spotting to FEP and BEP. View more info

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Levels of Life

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: £11.40

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith: 2013

Seller ID: 472256

ISBN: 0224098152

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. First edition, first printing. One or two very small marks on dust jacket. Small nick on jacket spine head. Pages are clean. Text is clear. AF View more info

Augustus Hare, Victorian Gentleman

By: Barnes, Malcolm

Price: £6.05

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1985

Seller ID: 256638

ISBN: 004920100X

Condition: Very Good


Very minor creasing on jacket edges. Head and foot of jacket and hardcover spine are slightly bumped. Remnants of sticker on BEP. Contents are sound and clean, and the text is clear. TH. View more info

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The Years with Mother, Being an Abridgement of the First Three Volumes of the Story of My Life

By: Barnes, Malcolm (ed.); Hare, Augustus J. C.

Price: £7.13

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1953

Seller ID: 474313

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover with jacket in acceptable condition. Plastic-protected jacket is marked and tanned. Jacket leading corners and edges are worn, creased and nicked. Jacket spine ends are chipped. Slight fading on hardcover. Hardcover leading corners, lower edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and a few pages are lightly tanned and foxed. Minor bumps and nicks on a few pages. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

First Loves: A Yorkshire Adolescence

By: Barraclough, June

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, U.K., Linnet Press: 1999

Seller ID: 288681a

ISBN: 0953500500

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket has one or two small indentations. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text is clear. AF View more info

First Loves: A Yorkshire Adolescence

By: Barraclough, June

Price: £2.69

Publisher: London, U.K., Linnet Press: 1999

Seller ID: 288680a

ISBN: 0953500500

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket has one or two small indentations. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text is clear. AF View more info

Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: £11.15

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021157

Condition: Good


previous owner's signature on FEP.; first inner hinge is slightly torn; edge spotting to some early pages; covers is slightly worn View more info

The Life of George, Lord Anson

By: Barrow, John

Price: £63.03

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1839

Seller ID: 085480

Condition: Good


Very Good. Spine and exterior hinges repaired with cloth tape. Front interior hinge distressed, but holding. Preliminary pages foxed. Book society stamps on title page. Frontispiece coming loose, but still attached. Previous owner's pencil underlining throughout. 484 pp. View more info

Sketches of the Royal Society and Royal Society Club (The Social History o Science; No. 9)

By: Barrow, John

Price: £35.03

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.: 1971

Edition: New Impression

Seller ID: 106372

ISBN: 0714624055

Condition: Very Good


Folding facsimile, gilt lettering to spine. Minor softening to tail of spine, text is clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

George Sand: In Her Own Words

By: Barry, Joseph (Ed.)

Price: £3.83

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1979

Seller ID: 274711

ISBN: 0704322358

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Superficial marks on jacket. Spine ends. on jacket and hardcover, are slightly bumped and rubbed. Upper and lower jacket edges and corners are lightly bumped and rubbed. Spine is slightly sunned. Page block is slightly tanned and marked. Contents are sound, clean, clear. BW View more info

Fiery Angel: The Story of Florence Nightingale

By: Barth, Ramona Sawyer

Price: £18.47

Publisher: Florida, Glade House: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 072114

Condition: Very Good


Signed with an associative dedication by the author. Bound in white boards with illustration. Corners bumped, cover a little yellowed, but otherwise an excellent copy with all pages clean, tight and bright. View more info

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Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen

By: Barton, Ruth

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A., The University Press of Kentucky: 2014

Seller ID: 487085

ISBN: 0813147093

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover; from the collection of Derek Ingram (his invoice laid in). Jacket and hardcover are in excellent condition. CM View more info

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John Ruskin: A Life

By: Batchelor, John

Price: £19.50

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 2000

Seller ID: 481680

ISBN: 078670814X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. First edition. Rear board is lightly scored. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Long Shadow of Little Rock

By: Bates, Daisy

Price: £18.05

Publisher: Fayetteville, The University of Arkansas Press: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 449077

ISBN: 0938626752

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition; signed and dedicated by author to previous owner John Chilton on half-title. Very few minor marks on page block; contents are clear on sound, clean pages. TS View more info

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The World in Ripeness: An Autobiography

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £6.18

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 472027

ISBN: 0718110285

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. Very good condition for age. First edition. The jacket and hardcover have minor edgewear, with slightly bumped upper leading corners. The pages are clean and sound; all text and illustrations are clear. CM View more info

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Rings: On the Life and Family of a Southern Fighter

By: Bates, Randolph

Price: £8.55

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1992

Seller ID: 466717

ISBN: 0374250472

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket in good condition. Jacket is lightly marked and worn. Jacket and hardcover spine ends are lightly bumped. Page block is lightly marked. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Memoirs of Karoline Bauer from the German. In Two Volumes.

By: Bauer, Karoline

Price: £23.75

Publisher: London, Remington and Co., Publishers: 1885

Seller ID: 473675

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcovers in acceptable condition. No jackets. Two volumes. Ex-university library. From Somerville College, Oxford. Boards are slightly marked and faded. Leading corners and edges are bumped and worn. Leading corners, spine ends and rear spine side of volume one are split. Stamps on page blocks and a few pages. Page blocks and pages are marked and tanned. Library plates on front pastedowns. Light label residue on FEPs. Pen on reverse of half title pages. Previous owner'... View more info

Iris : A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, J.

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Duckworth.: 1998

Seller ID: 251371

ISBN: 0715628488

Condition: Very Good


Slightly edgeworn front jacket, with slightly sunned upper front edge and superficial markings on the rear. Bumped head and foot of hardcover spine, otherwise the item is in excellent condition, with tight binding, clean pages, and clear text and illustrations. TH. View more info

Iris and the Friends: A Year of Memories

By: Bayley, John

Price: £2.23

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Sphere Books Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 011242

ISBN: 0349113106

Condition: Good


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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: £14.90

Publisher: London, U.K., Duckworth: 1998

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 419463

ISBN: 0715628488

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Item is a seventh impression and was published in 1999. Penned dedication by the author on front endpaper. Dust jacket has a few minor surface scratches. Lower edge of front jacket is a little creased. Small tear to lower leading corner of front jacket and small hole near centre of right edge of jacket spine. Jacket spine ends are a little creased. Hardcover spine head is slightly bumped. Binding is sound, pages are tight and clean and text and illustrations a... View more info

Academic Progression

By: Becker, George J.

Price: £3.19

Publisher: Carbondale, Illinois, The Becker Family: 1990

Seller ID: 145484

Condition: Good


An autobiography from George J. Becker. Inside the book is a short typed letter from the authors son expressing the will of the author for the reciprient to have a copy of the book. Curling of cover corners. Text block clean and bright. View more info

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Jayant Madhvani

By: Becker, Robert; Madhvani, Nitin Jayant (eds.)

Price: £33.26

Publisher: London, U.K., Muljibhai Madhvani & Co Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 303301

Condition: Very Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover in card slipcase. Slipcase is rather faded, worn and grubby. Striking decoration on front board and spine. Very minor age-fading to inner edges of pastedowns. Binding is sound; pages are tight; text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

The Rich Mrs. Robinson

By: Beechey, Winifred

Price: £2.56

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 196520

ISBN: 0192117831

Condition: Very Good


Contents clean, sound, and bright; boards in very good condition; dust jacket a little worn/faded, with small tear at top left corner. First edition. View more info

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Borstal Boy

By: Behan, Brendan

Price: £31.84

Publisher: London, U.K., Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1958

Seller ID: 303015

Condition: Good


Hardcover. First edition. Jacket is not price-clipped. Name and date penned on front endpaper. Dust jacket is considerably faded and edge-worn. Small tears to upper edge of front dust jacket, left side of jacket spine head and jacket spine. Jacket spine ends and leading corners are nicked. Hardcover boards and spine are a little faded, with one or two small surface marks. One or two small dents to lower edge of front board. Hardcover spine ends and leading corners are wo... View more info

Almost a Childhood: Growing up among the Nazis

By: Behr, Hans-Georg

Price: £5.74

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2005

Seller ID: 189937

ISBN: 1862077819

Condition: Good


Sound publication with clean pages and clear content. View more info