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Bialik (Jewish Thinkers)

By: Aberbach, David

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Peter Halban, 1988.: 1988

Seller ID: 69403


1870015053 paperback, 8vo, xii,143pp, maps, clean and sound, no inscriptions, cover edges rubbed, crease on front cover, Good condition. ISBN: 1870015053 View more info

The Bi-Sexuality of Daniel Defoe: A Psychoanalytic Survey of the Man and His Works

By: Abse, Leo

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Karnac Books, 2006.: 2006

Seller ID: 68444

Condition: Very Good


1855754568 paperback, large 8vo, 308pp, clean and tight, no inscriptions, Very Good condition. ISBN: 1855754568 View more info

Tony Blair: The Man Behind the Smile

By: Abse, Leo

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robson Books Ltd, 2001,: 2001

Seller ID: 68445

Condition: Very Good


1861053649 Signed by Author(s) paperback, large 8vo, 252pp, text clean and tight, signed by the author on title page with gift inscription, Very Good condition. ISBN: 1861053649 View more info

Charlie Chaplin

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 2014. 2nd impression,: 2014

Seller ID: 69631

Condition: /Dust Jacket Included


9780701169947 hardback, 8vo, viii,264pp, illustrated, clean and tight, no inscriptions, Very Good / Very Good dustwrapper. ISBN: 9780701169947 View more info

The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 1998, first impression,: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 660965

Condition: /Dust Jacket Included


1856197115 1st edition, hardback, large 8vo, xii,435pp, illustrated, clean and tight, no inscriptions, Very Good / Very Good dustwrapper. ISBN: 1856197115 View more info

Jamie. An 80th Birthday Tribute from His Friends. 15 November 1980.

By: Acton, Harold; J K Galbraith; Rupert Hart-Davis; et al

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Privately Published, 1980. limited edition, copy number 47 of 500,: 1980

Seller ID: 660251


hardback, 8vo, 90pp, colour frontispiece. inscribed on front endpaper: 'Diana [Cooper] with love from Jamie, November 1980'. text clean and tight, blue cloth gilt, Very Good / no dustwrapper. View more info

Fanny Keats

By: Adami, Marie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1937,: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 661314


1st edition, hardback, 8vo, xiv,293pp, illustrated, private library stamp and owner's gift inscription on endpaper, edges browned and slight foxing, text clean and sound, blue cloth, corners rubbed, Good / no dustwrapper View more info

The Life and Writings of Giambattista Vico

By: Adams, H.P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1935,: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 69564

Condition: /Dust Jacket Included


1st edition, hardback, 8vo, 236pp, edges browned, scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight, no inscriptions, maroon cloth, gilt titles, Very Good / Good dustwrapper; wrapper spine and edges browned. View more info

The Girlhood of Maria Josepha Holroyd (Lady Stanley of Alderley). Recorded in Letters of a Hundred Years Ago: from 1776 to 1796

By: Adeane, J.H. (edited by) ; Maria Josepha Holroyd (Lady Stanley)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, and Co., London, 1896,: 1896

Seller ID: 661361


hardback, 8vo, xviii,420pp, 6 plates, owner's bookplate of Walter Raleigh, edges browning and some foxing, contents otherwise clean and tight, paper-coverd decorated boards, worn, spine edges cracked and frayed; Fair condition View more info

The Early Married Life of Maria Josepha Lady Stanley, with extracts from Sir John Stanleys 'Praeterita'.

By: Adeane, Jand H. (edited by) ; Maria Josepha Lady Stanley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, and Co., London, 1899, label on endpaper of the Communist Party Dona Torr Library,: 1899

Seller ID: 661362


hardback, 8vo, xviii,461pp, 11 plates plus title vignette, flyleaf removed, edges browning and some foxing, contents otherwise clean and sound, paper-coverd decorated boards, spine frayed and dull with titles over-written in pen; Fair condition View more info

Abraham Lincoln

By: Agar, Herbert

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Collins 1953, Brief Lives series,: 1953

Seller ID: 661234

Condition: /Dust Jacket Included


hardback, 8vo, 143pp, edges browning, Times Library stamp on rear endpaper, text clean and sound, no inscriptions, Very Good / Good dustwrapper. wrapper browning, edges rubbed View more info

Reminiscences of Colonel H. S. Olcott

By: Agarwal Hridaya Narain (compiled by)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Theosophical Publishing House, Adyar, Madras, India, 1932.: 1932

Seller ID: 660595


hardback, 8vo, viii,81pp., 4 tissue-guarded plates, bookplate of the Theosophical Society Lending Library, text clean and sound, green cloth gilt, corners rubbed, Good / no dustwrapper View more info

Lady Palmerston and Her Times: in 2 Volumes

By: Airlie, Mabell, Countess of

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1922.: 1922

Seller ID: 661402


hardback, large 8vo, 2 vols, xviii,212;vi,200pp, illustrated, edges browning and scattered foxing, otherwise clean and sound, no inscriptions, blue cloth gilt, slightly rubbed, boards slightly marked, Good / no dustwrappers View more info

King's Counsellor: Abdication and War - The Diaries of Sir Alan Lascelles

By: Alan Lascelles ; edited by Duff Hart-Davis

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2006, first impression,: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 660976

Condition: /Dust Jacket Included


0297851551 1st edition, hardback, large 8vo, xviii,462pp, illustrated, clean and tight, no inscriptions, Very Good / Very Good dustwrapper (not price-clipped). ISBN: 0297851551 View more info

Stepping Heavenward : A Record

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, 1931, Dolphin Books series,: 1931

Seller ID: 661008

Condition: /Dust Jacket Included


hardback, 8vo, 63,(5)pp, light foxing on fore-edges, otherwise clean and sound, no inscriptions, decorated boards, Very Good / Very Good dustwrapper View more info

Follow Me.: A Diary of Love, Loss and Fine Dining in a Dying Empire

By: Alexander, Joan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Muswell Press, 2011,: 2011

Seller ID: 69291


095655752X Signed by Author(s) paperback, 8vo, 319pp, illustrated, signed by the author on title page with no further inscription, clean and tight, Very Good condition. ISBN: 095655752X View more info

A Field Marshal s Memoirs: From the Diary, Correspondence and Reminiscences of Alfred, Count Von Waldersee

By: Alfred Count Von Waldersee ; Whyte, Frederic (edited and translated by)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, 2007,: 2007

Seller ID: 69485


1432583344 paperback, large 8vo, xx,286pp, clean and tight, no inscriptions, Very Good condition. ISBN: 1432583344 View more info

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

By: Allan, Mea

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd, London, 1982,: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 69048

Condition: /Dust Jacket Included


0571118658 1st edition, hardback, 8vo, 255pp, illustrated, page edges browned and thumbed, text clean and sound, no inscriptions, Good condition in scruffy rubbed and creased dustwrapper. ISBN: 0571118658 View more info

Foreign Parts: A Singer's Journal

By: Allen, Thomas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Methuen, 1995, revised and expanded edition,: 1995

Seller ID: 69952


041369450X paperback, large 8vo, 302pp, illustrated, signed by the author on title page with a gift inscription, edges browned, creasing on spine, Good condition. ISBN: 041369450X View more info

Yo Banfa! (We Have A Way!)

By: Alley, Rewi. ; edited by Shirley Barton

Price: £5.00

Publisher: China Monthly Review., Shanghai., 1952.: 1952

Seller ID: 217005


paperback, 8vo, 193pp, pages browned, text clean and tight, no inscriptions, card cover edges rubbed, Good condition View more info