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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

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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Josephine

By: Baker, Josephine; Boullion, Jo

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd.: 1978

Seller ID: 504987

ISBN: 0491024533

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Very good conditon. Dust jacket good condition and price clipped. RB 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

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John Donne: A Life

By: Bald, R. C.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1986

Seller ID: 502941

ISBN: 0198128703

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Exterior sunned, with lightly creased spine. Pages are clean and sound. TS 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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Sevenoaks War Memorial: The Men Remembered

By: Ball, Matthew

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stroud, Amberley: 2014

Seller ID: 500690

ISBN: 1445642816

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Unread shop stock. Very good condition. TA 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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Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton

By: Ballard, J. G.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 496003

ISBN: 0007270720

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. First edition. The jacket has a closed nick on the rear spine side. Minor bump to the hardcover spine foot. Pages are clean and sound; text is clear. CM View more info

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Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton: An Autobiography

By: Ballard, J. G.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2008

Seller ID: 496014

ISBN: 0007270720

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. First edition. Jacket and hardcover spine ends are lightly bumped. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Letters to My Israeli Sons: The Story of Jewish Survival

By: Banks, Lynne Reid

Price: £15.00

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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The Journal of a Disappointed Man

By: Barbellion, W. N. P.

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1919

Seller ID: 493463

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Introduction by H. G. Wells. Boards and spine are worn and faded. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped. Page block and rough-cut pages are lightly marked and tanned. Creases throughout pages. Pastedown hinges are partially split. Spine is cocked but binding remains intact. Text is clear throughout. HCW 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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Eagle Forgotten: The Life of John Peter Altgeld

By: Barnard, Harry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, Lyle Stuart Inc.: 1973

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 505295

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. From the collection of Jessica Mitford. Signed by the author Harry Barnard and dedicated to Jessica Mitford on F.E.P. ("For Jessica Mitford - NATURALIZED ALTGELDIAN! - gratefully, Harry Barnard. Oct, 9, 1977. Chicago."). Includes jacket (slightly discoloured) in transparent plastic sleeve. Page block head has minimal foxing. Rear board has small scuff at lower edge and jacket has a couple of nicks at lower edges. Content is clear throughout. Very good condition. TA 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

Image for Charles Darwin's Notebooks, 1836-1844: Geology, Transmutation of Species, Metaphysical Enquiries

Charles Darwin's Notebooks, 1836-1844: Geology, Transmutation of Species, Metaphysical Enquiries

By: Barrett, Paul H.; Gautrey, Peter J.; Herbert, Sandra; Kohn, David; Smith, Sydney (eds.)

Price: £78.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 488892

ISBN: 0521350557

Condition: Good


Hardcover (no jacket) in good condition. Lightly worn spine ends and leading corners. The page block is marked. Bumps and small tears to the lower rear pastedown hinge, also affecting the closing few pages and BEP. The binding is sound with clear text throughout. CM 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

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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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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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's name penned on title pages. Creases throughout pages. Spines are cocked. Binding is exposed between a few pages but remains... 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 are clear throughout. AF 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 worn and bumped. Page block and pages are quite sunned. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text remains clear. AF 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

Conversations with Max

By: Behrman, S. N.

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030199

Condition: Good


Slightly worn and marked cover, ex-libris sticker on the FEP View more info

Duveen

By: Behrman, S. N.

Price: £9.39

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd.: 1952

Seller ID: 423427

Condition: Good


Slightly grubby cloth hardcover with nicked spine ends, rubbed lower edge and lightly bumped leading corners. Mild spotting to page block. Pages are clean and tight throughout. No dust jacket. T View more info

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My Own Master

By: Bell, Adrian

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1961

Seller ID: 479281

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket in good condition. First edition. Jacket is unclipped. Jacket is marked, tanned and edge-worn. Jacket rear upper leading corner, front upper edge and spine ends are nicked. Two centimetre tear on jacket spine head. Hardcover is lightly edge-worn. Front upper leading corner and spine ends are bumped. Page block is marked and tanned. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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The Diary of Virginia Woolf: Volume IV: 1931-1935

By: Bell, Anne Olivier (ed.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1982

Seller ID: 493423

ISBN: 0701204672

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. The price clipped jacket has been laminated to the hardcover. The spine is sunned (not affecting text) and the rear has a few light marks. Faint marks on the page block and endpaper edges. Small amount of correction fluid on the FEP. Pages are clean and sound; all text is clear. CM View more info

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Remembering Hedley

By: Bell, Coral; Thatcher, Meredith (eds.)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australia, ANU E Press: 2008

Seller ID: 479566

ISBN: 1921536063

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. CM View more info

In Harm's Way: Reflections of a War-Zone Thug

By: Bell, Martin

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Penguin Books, Limited: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006413

ISBN: 0140251081

Condition: Good


After a lifetime of impartial reporting for the BBC from the world's war zones and trouble spots, Martin Bell writes about the human misery and political cynicism that makes up the war in Bosnia. A veteran of ten earlier wars nothing has moved or angered him more than this war and the political failure of the UN and the governments of the West to respond to it. He writes about military inefficiency, political hypocrisy and indifference, the suffering of Serbs, Muslims and Croats alike and the uneasy relationship between "news", and those who convey it and the political response back ho... View more info

In Harm's Way

By: Bell, Martin

Price: £6.70

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 010574

ISBN: 024113577X

Condition: Very Good


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Edmond and Jules De Goncourt, with Letters, and Leaves from their Journals

By: Belloc, M.A.; Shedlock, M. (trans.)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1895

Seller ID: 474639

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover (no dust jacket). Shelf-worn item. Two small tears on lower edge of front board. Spine is faded and bumped, with tears and nicks at ends. Leading corners of boards are bumped, nicked and frayed. Name of former owner penned on FEP. Foxing on page block, and at front and rear. A few cracks on hinges. Binding is visible at numerous points. Minor pencilled marginalia and underlining at several points. Contents remain clear. AF View more info

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Libya: The Years of Hope; The Memoirs of Mustafa Ahmed Ben-Halim, Former Prime Minister of Libya

By: Ben-Halim, Ahmed

Price: £195.00

Publisher: UK, Aas Media Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 508491

ISBN: 0953296105

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. (Errata slip) Very good condition. In unclipped dust jacket, with sunned spine. Pages and text fine. RB View more info

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Anything But... An Autobiography

By: Benaud, Richie

Price: £71.25

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 456036

ISBN: 0340696486

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover - first edition, first printing, signed by Benaud on title page - in very good condition. The lightest of shelfwear at points on jacket. Previous owner's name penned on front pastedown, with small label on rear pastedown. Pages are clean and sound, with clear content throughout. TS View more info

The Double Life of Stephen Crane

By: Benfey, C.

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1993

Seller ID: 250091

ISBN: 0233988203

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. Jacket is lightly edge-worn. Rear upper leading corner is nicked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Long Lease of Life

By: Benn, Glanvill

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Information for Industry: 1994

Seller ID: 486427

ISBN: 0951837524

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Signed note from author to previous owner - Derek Ingram - laid in, plus clipping of CPU News' obituary of the author. Light wear to covers' corners. Content is clear on sound, clean pages. TS View more info