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A VISION OF EDEN, The Life and Work of Marianne North

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: United Kiingdom, Webb & Bower (Publishers) Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001239


Marianne North's biography of her world travels beginning in 1871. Many of her botanical paintings are reproduced in this book. A remarkable Victorian pioneer. View more info

MADONNA: IN HER OWN WORDS

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Omnibus Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005000


Very Good/Good condition. Inscription on first page. Clean and unmarked cover, one edge curls slightly. Clean compressed page edge. Black and white photographs included. View more info

Letters Between Samuel Butler and Miss Savage

By: N/A

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Seller ID: 008877


380pp, spotting to compressed edge & throughout. Butler had known Eliza Savage for many a year before their relations turned from frosty to friendly - both were avid letter keepers & this collection focuses on their correspondence 1871 to 85, the year of her death. Butler based a character on her in The Way of all Flesh. View more info

3 GREAT ANIMAL STORIES

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004513


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Includes "Return to the Wild", "The New Noah", and "Sauce For The Mongoose" View more info

HIT 29

By: 'Joey'

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W.H Allen: 1975

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 003060


Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket has slight darkening on upper edge. "Here he zeroes in on his twenty-ninth killing and comes out with the most intimate and apalling self-portrait ever of a mob killer at wokrk". View more info

AND THE WALLS CAME TUMBLING DOWN

By: Abernathy Ralph David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002806


Clean pages, tight binding, no inscription. Clean cover. Autobiography of Ralph David Abernathy. View more info

SURGEON'S JOURNEY

By: Abraham J. Johnston

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003391


Good condition. Clean pages. Inscription on first page. Cover has speckled markings. Medium chip in spine of dustjacket. Pale foxing on compressed page edge. View more info

PREVENTING WORLD WAR III: A REALISTIC GRAND STRATEGY

By: Abshire David M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004343


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on fly. Clean black boards. Unclipped dustjacket. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

THE LAMBS OF LONDON

By: Ackroyd Peter

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus - London: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001744


"The Lambs of London brilliantly creates an urban world of scholars and entrepreneurs, actors and theatre managers, a world in which a clever son will stop at nothing to impress his showman father . A poignant, gripping novel of betrayal and deceit." Signed by author. View more info

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The Last Medici

By: Acton, Harold

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1980

Seller ID: 011762


Acton seems to have rowed in the same team as Norman Douglas, possibly a book about him will be just as readable as this insight into the Medici clan, originally a 1932 issue. Among his contemporaries at Eton were Eric Blair (the writer George Orwell), Cyril Connolly, Robert Byron, Alec Douglas-Home, Ian Fleming, Brian Howard, Oliver Messel, Anthony Powell, Henry Yorke (the novelist Henry Green). Acton's non- historical works include four volumes of poetry, three novels... View more info

Hear the Train Blow pATSY aDAM-sMITH'S CLASSIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GROWING UP IN THE BUSH.

By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Australia: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012239


The true story of a remarkable young firl growing up in the bush during the Great Depression. It is a magical book, brimming with warmth and sadness, and memories of life as it was lived before radio reached the harsh areas on the edge of the outback. View more info

NO TIME FOR GEISHAS

By: Adams and Popham

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Corgi Books: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003022


Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on inside front cover. Small mark and slight crease on front cover. "Geoffrey Adam's story of hopeless deprivation suffered at the hands of Japanese officers. It is also the story of the sheer determination and courahe that kept men alive through a period when 'tomorrow' was a time that for some might never arrive". View more info

EXIT WOUNDS: MURDER, DIASPORA AND THE IRISH TROUBLES

By: Adams Simon

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Crossing Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006240


Very Good condition. View more info

The Salmon of Doubt Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2002

Seller ID: 009118


The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time is a posthumous collection of previously published and unpublished material by Douglas Adams. It consists largely of essays about technology and life experiences, but its major selling point is the inclusion of the incomplete novel on which Adams was working at the time of his death, The Salmon of Doubt (from which the collection gets its title, a reference to the Celtic myth of the Salmon of Wisdom). 299pp View more info

HOFFMAN VS. HOFFMAN The Actor and the Man

By: Agan Patrick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Robert Hale, London: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003151


Includes black and white plates from film locations. View more info

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Bombshell : the secret story of America's unknown atomic spy Conspiracy

By: Albright, Joseph & Kunstel, Marcia

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1997

Seller ID: 010984


Ted Hall was a physics prodigy so gifted that he was asked to join the Manhattan Project when he was only eighteen years old. There, in wartime Los Alamos, working under Robert Oppenheimer and Bruno Rossi, Hall helped build the atomic bomb. But he also worked for others . . . Bombshell tracks Hall from his days as a brilliant schoolboy in New York City, when he came under the influence of his older brother's radical tracts, and on to Harvard, Los Alamos, and Chicago, w... View more info

NEVER HAVE YOUR DOG STUFFED Alan Alda

By: Alda Alan

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Arrow Books, London: 2007

Seller ID: 012018


The wry, genial attitude of the book is clearly Alda's own. You can feel his personality on the pages, He makes his story as appealing as a chat with an old frikend. A thoughtful and very enjoyable read. View more info

Beyond Bokhara, The Life of William Moorcroft, Asian Explorer and Pioneer Veterinary Surgeon 1767-1825

By: Alder, Garry

Price: $62.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 1985

Seller ID: 011258


417pp, a kilo to post. ex-Wilmslow lib (Cheshire), usual indicators/tickets. In the India office library there is a letter addressed to w. moorcroft edq., samarkand or elsewhere'. It is a tribute to this astonishing man that letter reached him, 1,000 miles away across the mountains and deserts of central asia. Yet today few people have heard of him or of his pioneering achievements as a surgeon and explorer. this long overdue and fascinating biography at last gives moorc... View more info

Introduction to MISTRAL

By: Aldington Richard

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Southern Illinois University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000781


Richard Aldington presents a biography of Frederic Mistral The great French poet. Aldington discusses Mistral's life, his times and his writings. View more info

When the Feast is Finished

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Little Brown and Co: 1999

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 008541


Small closed tear rear dj, 230 clean tightly bound pp. The writer Brian Aldiss provides an account of his wife's fatal illness and her death from pancreatic cancer in November 1997. The book describes how they first found out about the cancer, which was initially masked by a heart complaint. View more info