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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

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. 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

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

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 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

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

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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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume 3, 1957

By: N/A

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Society: 1957

Seller ID: 495004

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket in good condition. Ex-library. Jacket is marked, tanned and worn, with a few nicks. Tape on jacket edges and flaps. Labels on front flap and front pastedown. Hardcover edges are lightly marked and worn. Spine ends are bumped. Page block and a few pages are lightly marked. Stamp on title page. Creases throughout pages. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society: Volume 16, 1970

By: N/A

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Society: 1970

Seller ID: 495005

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket in good condition. Ex-library. No jacket. Boards are lightly worn. Spine ends are bumped. Page block is lightly marked. Stamps and labels on front pastedown and FEP. Creases throughout pages. Pages are clean and text is 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 illustrations are clear. AF 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

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 edges. Contents are clear throughout. HCW 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

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

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

Campbell Adamson: A 20th Century Life

By: Adamson, Campbell

Price: £11.10

Publisher: London, Christopher Adamson: 2000

Seller ID: 030184

Condition: Very Good


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Papers on Sir Roger De Coverley from the Spectator

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: £5.86

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 005027

Condition: Good


With Introduction and notes by Frances E. Wilcroft View more info

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Sir Roger De Coverly

By: Addison, Jospeh; Budgell, Eustace; Hampden, John (ed.); Steele, Richard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 493532

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Hardcover is lightly edge-worn. Page block is lightly marked, affecting a few page edges. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Roy Lichtenstein's ABC's

By: Adelman, Bob

Price: £12.74

Publisher: U.S.A., Bulfinch Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 207544

ISBN: 082122591x

Condition: Good


Clean, bright and tight. Full of colour images. View more info

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Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman

By: Adelman, Jeremy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, USA, Princeton University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 476705

ISBN: 0691155674

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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C.G. Jung: Letters: Volume 1, 1906-1950

By: Adler, Gerhard (ed.)

Price: £46.55

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1973

Seller ID: 470822

ISBN: 0710075812

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Translations from the German by R.F.C. Hull. Worn and sunned dust jacket with several marks. Label residue on jacket spine. Lower leading corner of front flap is clipped. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. A few minor marks on page block. Name and details of former owner penned on FEP. Pages are clean. Text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

Budd, Malcolm

By: Aesthetic Essays

Price: £17.20

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 197330

ISBN: 0199556172

Condition: New


Pages are clear and tight. View more info

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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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