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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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Remembering Hedley

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

Price: £9.50

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

Seller ID: 478986

ISBN: 1921536063

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Penned dedication note to Hedley Bull's wife Mary on the title page. Very slight wear to the spine head and rear lower leading corner of the cover. One or two slightly creased page corners. Binding is sound; all text and images are 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 an... 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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Virginia Woolf: A Biography, Volume One: Virginia Stephen, 1882-1912

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: £11.15

Publisher: London, Hogarth Press: 1972

Seller ID: 017613

ISBN: 0701202912

Condition: Good


With portrait, and 15 other images; genealogical diagram; publ. paper wrappers, and characteristics of the proof copy (namely, an unlettered spine, no index, and no page numbers on contents page/list of illustrations); title lightly inked on spine, small splits in fr joint, covers sl used (a few marks/faint crease), pages in good condition. View more info

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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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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


Item in very good condition throughout. Binding is good, pages are clean and the text is clear. TH. View more info

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Ronald Firbank: A Biography

By: Benkovitz, Miriam J.

Price: £8.08

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1970

Seller ID: 473959

ISBN: 0297000241

Condition: Good


Hardcover. First edition. From the collection of the late David Bradshaw, Professor of English Literature at Worcester College, Oxford, with his name and details penned on FEP. Edge-worn dust jacket with a few scores, bumps and tears. Lower leading corner of front flap is price-clipped. Bump and slight nick on lower edge of front board. Spine ends are lightly bumped. Contents are clear. AF 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

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Long Lease of Life

By: Benn, Glanvill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Information for Industry: 1994

Seller ID: 487166

ISBN: 0951837524

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, including signed letter from author to previous owner, Derek Ingram. Page edges very slightly tanned; all content is clear, and binding is sound - very good condition throughout. TS View more info

Gurdjieff: A Very Great Enigma

By: Bennett, J.G.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: North Yorkshire, Coombe Springs Press: 1984

Seller ID: 476754

ISBN: 0900306173

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Minor bumps to the spine head and rear lower leading corner, slightly affecting closing pages. Faint foxing on the page block. Pages are clean; all text is clear. CM View more info

George Eliot: Her Mind and Her Art

By: Bennett, Joan

Price: £1.92

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 202644

Condition: Very Good


Green cltoh boards with a couple of marks and very minor wear. Contents clean and sound throughout. View more info

A Choice of Ornaments

By: Bentley, Nicolas

Price: £5.42

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1959

Edition: No Earlier Edition Stated

Seller ID: 018432

Condition: Good


Slightly blackened page corners View more info

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The Brontes and Their World

By: Bentley, Phyllis

Price: £9.79

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1972

Seller ID: 424489

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket and pages appear somewhat tanned by cigarette smoke. Jacket is rather edge-worn and had one or two minor scores. One or two small nicks on jacket spine ends and leading corners. Name penned on front endpaper. Four newspaper clippings are laid in between pages 64 and 65. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

Edward VII : Image of an Era 1841-1910

By: Bentley-Cranch, Dana

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, UK, HMSO: 1992

Seller ID: 145474

ISBN: 0112905080

Condition: Very Good


Cover clean and tidy, text block bright, tight, white. "Presented for Review" slip enclosed dated 22 0ct 1992. View more info

One man against the drylands, Struggle and achievement in Brazil

By: Benton, Peggie,

Price: £2.87

Publisher: London, Collins and Harvill Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018788

ISBN: 000262608x

Condition: Very Good


Struggle and Achivement in Brazil., 1972, 223pp, bound in d/j, boards very good condition, d/j price clipped, illustrated, View more info

Goldwyn: A Biography

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1989

Seller ID: 255834

ISBN: 0241128323

Condition: Good


Jacket has slight wear on edges, with creased upper and lower rear edges. Slight imperfection on leading edge of front of jacket. Jacket leading corners are slightly worn. Minor marks and scores on jacket front and rear. Head of jacket and hardcover spine is worn. Minor marks on front and rear boards. Gift dedication on FEP. Page block a little marked and grubby. Contents are sound and clean, and the text is clear. TH. View more info

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Wilson

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: £14.25

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio: 2013

Seller ID: 456412

ISBN: 1442365900

Condition: Very Good


Audio CD set in very good condition. Read by Jeremy Bobb. All eleven discs are clean. HCW View more info

Shopping in the Santa Monica Mall: The Journals of a Strolling Player

By: Berkoff, Steven

Price: £2.78

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 2000

Seller ID: 277849

ISBN: 97818861053572

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Superficial marks and minor edgewear on jacket. Front cover and spine are slightly faded. Page block is tanned. Contents are sound, clean, clear. BW View more info

Paul Nash: The Portrait of an Artist

By: Bertram, Anthony

Price: £47.76

Publisher: London, U.K., Faber and Faber: 1955

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 279867

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Signed and dedicated by the author on first title page. Boards are a little edge-worn, with two or three light surface marks. Spine is quite worn along edges and at ends, and gilt lettering and decoration on spine is a little rubbed. Leading corners are quite worn. Page block is rather sunned, with moderate age-spotting and two or three grubby marks. Decorative endpapers are heavily sunned, and first two or three pages have some light age-spott... View more info

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A Life of Learning: Selective Memoirs

By: Best, Geoffrey

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Leicester, Matador: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 480846

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Signed by Best ("Geoffrey"), biographer of Churchill, on title page. Very light wear on upper edge of jacket; one insignificant mark on page block; otherwise excellent throughout with clear content on sound, clean pages. TS View more info

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First and Last Loves

By: Betjeman, John; Taylor, Geoffrey

Price: £10.49

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2008

Seller ID: 442290

ISBN: 0571245692

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Front upper leading corner is a little bumped, affecting early pages. Contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

The Life of Goethe: Volume I: 1749-1788: From Birth to the Return from Italy

By: Bielschowsky, Albert

Price: £17.14

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A. & London, U.K., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 304430

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Authorised translation from the German by William A. Cooper, A.M. Penned dedication on front pastedown. Front board has several pale stains. Rear board has two or three minor surface scratches. Spine has a few small stains and some wear and bumping to ends. Leading corners are quite worn and bent. Page block is a little grubby. Considerable age-spotting to pastedowns and endpapers. Heave age-spotting to pages 78-80. Binding appears sound and pa... View more info

Ouida: The Passionate Victorian

By: Bigland, Eileen

Price: £12.10

Publisher: London, U.K., Jarrolds Publishers: 1951

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 272554

Condition: Acceptable


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Signed and dated dedication by author penned on FEP. Rather faded boards with a few small grubby marks. Spine is faded and worn and bumped at ends. Spine is slightly cocked. Leading corners are worn. Page block is lightly foxed. First two or three pages are quite foxed. Binding is a little loose approximately one-third of the way through book. Text is clear. AF View more info

The Unplanned & Unexpected

By: Bilbrough, Walter H.

Price: £7.65

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Intrepid Communications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 279980

ISBN: 0968281818

Condition: Good


Ex-library paperback. Very light shelfwear on covers. Spine is slightly sunned; catalogue number on spine base. Page block is slightly tanned and marked. Library stamps on title page and page block head. Contents are sound, clean, clear. BW View more info

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The Last Zulu King: The Life and Death of Cetshwayo

By: Binns, C. T.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 487285

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition, with jacket in good condition. Jacket is marked and edge-worn. Boards are slightly faded. Hardcover spine head is bumped. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

All My Sins Remembered : Another Part of a Life - The Other Side of Genius: Family Letters

By: Bion, Wilfred R.

Price: £60.49

Publisher: London, Karnac Books: 1991

Seller ID: 195138

ISBN: 1855750031

Condition: Very Good


jacket and binding are extremely well preserved, though with some minor signs of very light wear. pages are immaculately preserved and printing likewise. very good condition. View more info

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Boswell's Life of Johnson, Volume 1-6

By: Birbeck Hill, George (ed.)

Price: £219.94

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1934

Seller ID: 422309

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Six volumes set. 1979 reprints. Dust jackets are grubby. Jackets leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly worn with several nicks on spine ends and leading corners. Jacket of volume 6 is price-clipped. Hardcover spine ends are lightly bumped. Page blocks are lightly marked. Half-title page and page 193 of volume 2 are marked. Pen writing on rear pastedown of volume 3. Bindings are intact, contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Dickie Bird : My Autobiography

By: Bird, Dickie; Lodge, Keith

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1997

Seller ID: 219336

ISBN: 0340684577

Condition: Very Good


Dust jacket with light creses along edges and tear on top edge, hard cover and contents in very good clean condition. Illustrated with numerous colour and b/w plates from photographs. First Edition, Eighteenth Printing View more info

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Dickie Bird: My Autobiography

By: Bird, Dickie; Lodge, Keith; Parkinson, Michael

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 456037

ISBN: 0340684577

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover - signed and dedicated by Dickie Bird - in very good condition. Slight marks on page block; previous owner's name penned on FEP; address label on rear pastedown. Page edges are slightly tanned; binding is sound and all text is clear. TS View more info

Lorna Doone

By: BLACKMORE, R. D.

Price: £15.92

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1900

Edition: New Edition Corrected and Revised, with

Seller ID: 074520

Condition: Very Good


spie with tooling; chips and tears to top and bottom edges of d/j; text tight and bright View more info

Harriette Wilson's Memoirs

By: Blanch, Lesley (ed.)

Price: £5.58

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026428

Condition: Good


sunning to spine; minor chipping to the slip-case View more info

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History and Biography: Essays in Honour of Derek Beales

By: Blanning, T. C. W.; Cannadine, David (eds.)

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 480555

ISBN: 0521473306

Condition: Good


Hardcover in jacket, both slightly worn at corners and more evidently bumped by spine head, causing minor nick to jacket. Binding slightly weakened at p.180-1 - all pages remain intact, and text is clear throughout. TS View more info

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I Married A Barbarian

By: Bloodworth, Dennis; Ching Ping, Liang

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Singapore, Times Books International: 2000

Seller ID: 487140

ISBN: B0013XVVZG

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with lightly shelfworn covers. Pages are clean, binding is sound, and content is clear throughout. TS View more info

Diderot: The Virtue of a Philosopher

By: Blum, Carol

Price: £11.79

Publisher: London, Sheldon Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017597

ISBN: 0670272272

Condition: Very Good


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The Clinton Wars

By: Blumenthal, Sidney

Price: £5.10

Publisher: London, Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 215728

ISBN: 0670912042

Condition: Very Good


Minor shelf wear only; almost as-new condition. Contents clean, sound, bright. View more info

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Thomas Hardy

By: Blunden, Edmund

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1941

Seller ID: 448294

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. Several marks and scores on boards. Spine ends, edges and leading corners are bumped and worn. Page edges are rough-cut. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Nick on FEP. Some foxing in the volume. Contents are clear. AM View more info

The Last Paragraph : The Journalism of David Blundy

By: Blundy, David

Price: £3.83

Publisher: U.K., Heinemann: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 210211

ISBN: 0434344354

Condition: Good


Some minimal shelfwear to the dust jacket, which a neatly masking a large chip out of the top back hand cover. Previous owner's name to the front end page. Pages are clean, bright and tight. View more info

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Cockerell

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £14.25

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1965

Seller ID: 466519

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. First American edition. Price-clipped jacket in acceptable condition. Jacket is marked and tanned. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine are worn, creased and nicked. Portion of jacket spine head has been torn away. Three centimetre tear across jacket spine. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Almost a Legend - John Fry: Leading Reformer of General Practice

By: Blyth, Max

Price: £17.83

Publisher: London, Royal Society of Medicine Press: 2007

Seller ID: 285432

ISBN: 1853157074

Condition: Good


Hardcover. No jacket. Superficial scuff marks on boards. Spine ends are bumped. Leading corners are slightly worn. Leading edges have an isolated/single dent on each edge. Page edges are very lightly tanned throughout. Contents are sound, clean, clear. BW View more info

Christopher Marlowe: A Biographical and Critical Study

By: Boas, Frederick S.

Price: £20.38

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 240369

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards, light edgewear, bumped at base of spine. Previous owners' names on FEP; some notes on BEP; Light edge wear and general wear; contents otherwise clean and sound. TPW View more info

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Christopher Marlowe: A Biographical and Critical Study

By: Boas, Frederick S.

Price: £14.25

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 468849

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Tanned dust jacket with minor shelf-wear and two or three marks and bumps. Half-centimetre tear on front upper edge of jacket. Half-centimetre tear on front spine side. Slight nick and bumping on jacket spine head. Slight wear on upper leading corners of jacket. Slight dent on lower inner corner of rear board. Spine is slightly cocked. Very slight bumping and wear on hardcover spine ends. Slight wear on leading corners. Pages are clean. Contents are clear thro... View more info

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Modern English Biography: Volume V - D-K, Supplement to Volume II,

By: Boase, Frederic

Price: £12.94

Publisher: London, U.K., Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.: 1965

Seller ID: 419469

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Ex-library, with library labelling on spine foot, pastedowns, front endpaper and at one or two further points. Paper residue on FEP. Boards have a few minor surface scratches. Spine is a little faded. Light wear to spine ends and leading corners. Pages are a little sunned. Binding is sound and text is clear throughout. AF View more info

Snakes and Ladders

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1978

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 061826

ISBN: 070112377X

Condition: Good


tooling to spine; minor yellowing to d/j View more info

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A Postillion Struck By Lightning

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: £14.25

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus Ltd.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 474978

ISBN: 0701122072

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket. Good condition. First edition, first printing. Jacket is a little tanned and edgeworn, with light creases to the edges. Minor wear to the hardcover leading corners and bumped spine ends. Pages are clean; all text and images are clear. CM View more info

Simon Bolivar: The Hope of the Universe

By: Bolivar, Simon

Price: £7.65

Publisher: New York, United Nations Educational: 1984

Seller ID: 163448

ISBN: 9231021036

Condition: Very Good


Very good, clean condition throughout. Pages are clean, bright and tight. Hard cover has gold lettering and picture on cloth covered boards. View more info