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C. S. Lewis: A Biography

By: A. N. Wilson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Uk, Collins: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04349

ISBN: 0002151375

Condition: Near Fine


C.S. Lewis was a brilliant. prolific writer and a deeply complex man, capable of inspiring both great devotion and great hostility. A.N.Wilson is an uncannily sensitive biographer, under whose gaze Lewis emerges, vigorous, bluff and noisy, in al his foursquare and independent reality. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Samuel Morton Peto: A Victorian Entrepreneur

By: Adrian Vaughan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04059

ISBN: 0711033781

Condition: Near Fine


The name of Samuel Morton Peto has been familiar to decades of railway enthusiasts through his involvement in a variety of railway projects in companies such as Peto & Betts or Peto Brassey & Betts, but who was the real man ? His bust at Norwich railway station claim him to be a Baptist, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur'. While this is true, he was also branded a' liar, Cheat and Fraud'. There are two small indents to the front of the D/W. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Alan Bennett

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03702

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Fine


Untold Stories' is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since Writing Home and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. At times heartrending and at others extremely funny, ' Untold Stories' is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The D/W has rippling to its edges and small tears to the lower corners. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Pete Doherty: Last of the Rock Romantics

By: Alex Hannaford

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03891

ISBN: 0091910781

Condition: Near Fine


Last of the Rock Romantics gets to the core of Pete Doherty - his musicianship, his passion, his self-destructive tendencies and his quest to find a mythic England that probably exists only in his imagination. This is a definitive biography of a very British legend. There is a dried rose and stem in the front of the book which we thought we would leave. There is light wear to the head and foot of the D/W spine. View more info

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Letter from America: 1946-2004

By: Alistair Cooke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Allen Lane/ Penquin Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 6th printing

Sellers ID: 03860

ISBN: 0713998342

Condition: Fine


Imbued with Alistair Cook's good humour, elegance and understanding, Letter from America 1946 - 2004 is a captivating insight into the heart of a nation, and a fitting tribute to the man who was for so many the most reassuring voice of our times. A fine, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Michael Schumacher: The Quest for Redemption.

By: Allen, James

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Partridge Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02033

ISBN: 1852252723

Condition: Very Good


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Ian Fleming

By: Andrew Lycett

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Trafalgar Square: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03924

ISBN: 0297812998

Condition: Near Fine


Ian Fleming was infinitely more complicated and interesting than his Famous fictional hero, James Bond. Here Andrew Lycett offers the fullest ever account of Agent 007's publishing history and cultural significance. He also gives some insight into Fleming's wartime career where he served in naval intelligence where he master-minded several top secret operations. There is the tiniest of closed tears to the head of the d/w spine. View more info

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Cardinal Richelieu and the Making of France

By: Anthony Levi

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Constable: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03968

ISBN: 0094801908

Condition: Near Fine


The story of Cardinal Richelieu is one of high drama, ruthless ambition and political intrigue- Anthony Levi's original and compelling biograp[hy reveals the extent of this great seventeenth-century statesman's scheming to gain state control over all cultural activities in order to further his aim of unifying France. There is light speckling to the head of the text block and light creasing to its edges. View more info

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An Artist in Italy

By: Armfield, Maxwell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., Methuen & Co Ltd: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03214

Condition: Good


This book is all about the authors experiences has he travels and paints his way through Italy. The text is accompanied by sixteen illustrations painted by the author. The boards and spine are dirty and stained and the text block is a little grubby, it is also has rough cut pages. View more info

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Bound with Love: Letters Home from China 1935-1945

By: Audrey Salters

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Agequod Publications: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03719

ISBN: 0955753600

Condition: Near Fine


In 1935 Ronald and Gwyneth Still set out on the long sea voyage from Tilbury to China, where Ronald was engaged to work as a doctor in a small mission hospital in the north. After ten turbulent years they returned by the same route, those ten years , encompassing eight years under Japanese occupation and three years in internment in Shanghai, is told in these letters to their families in England. There is light wear to the edges of the covers. A good clean and tight cove... View more info

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Bradley (Great Generals).

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02666

ISBN: 0230600182

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Alan Axelrod applies insight and skillful attention to detail to the life, strategy, and legacy of the general who remains the model for all commanders today. View more info

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Briggo: Barry Briggs Speedway Champion - His Own Story

By: Barry Briggs

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Souvenir Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04294

ISBN: 0285620789

Condition: Very Good


Briggs, was a nervous novice when he arrived to join the celebrated Wimbledon team in 1952. Yet within 21 years he hand won every major honour in the sport. he also had an unrivalled record in international events. There is light fading to the blue boards, and the d/w has wear to its extremities and tears to the corners and head and base of the spine. it is also priced clipped. View more info

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The Mystery of Olga Chekhova

By: Beevor, Anthony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03510

ISBN: 0670915203

Condition: Near Fine


This is the extraordinary tale of how one family survived the Russian revolution, the civil war, the rise of Hitler, the Stalinist terror and the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. The top corner of the black boards is bumped and the D/W shows some shelf wear. there is a spot on the fore edge of the text block. A good tight copy View more info

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Jolly Green Giant

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03146

ISBN: 0712683593

Condition: Very Good


Here, in his own infectious style, David Bellamy tells the story of how he came to be one of Britain's best-loved botanist, campaigner and broadcasters. The text block is a little discoloured, and the D/J shows light shelf-wear with a small tear on the top front corner View more info

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Ben Fogle Collection - Land Rover and Labrador - Two Books in One

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03868

ISBN: 0007969112

Condition: Fine


This book combines two of his previous publication, the first is about the Land Rover which after 67 years and 2 million vehicles the defender ceased production, and this book is a fitting tribute to this most British institution which has stood as a beacon of durability across the world. The second part of the book is about the Labrador, the most popular breed of dog in the world. This is the story of a dog breed which has captured our imagination and love for hundreds ... View more info

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The Accidental Adventurer

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03893

ISBN: 0593068491

Condition: Near Fine


This is not just another tale of derring-do for its own sake. Rather it's a book about defying expectations, conquering shyness, battling laziness and, just occasionally winning. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Deniable Agent: Undercover in Afghanistan

By: Berry, Colin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Mainstream Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03376

ISBN: 1845961765

Condition: Very Good


Colin Berry reveals the truth about what really happened and how he spent a year in a stinking Afghan jail, being beaten and tortured, before his release was finally negotiated. There is light marking to the text block fore edge A good, clean copy. View more info

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Speaking for Myself: The Autobiography.

By: Blair, Cherie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Little, Brown: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02050

ISBN: 1408700980

Condition: Good


There is some shelf wear to the board edges an the D/J has creasing on the head and foot of the spine there is also a small tear on the head of the spine and there is wear to the top corners. View more info

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No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Faber and Faber: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03484

ISBN: 057126929X

Condition: Near Fine


Bernie Ecclestone has never fully revealed how he graduated from selling second-hand cars in London's notorious Warren Street to become the major player he is today. But he finally decided to tell his life story. This book is a classic rags-to-riches saga, the unique story of a unique man. A clean and tight copy View more info

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Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie

By: Bowie, Angela; Carr, Patrick

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Orion: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02798

ISBN: 1857970217

Condition: Very Good


Backstage Passes is Angela Bowie's story, a raunchy rollercoaster of a memoir that reveals all. Scandalous ,sexy and uncompromising , this no ordinary star's wife's autobiography. It is a vivid account of an incredible era, a show business odyssey that spans four decades and recreates the glamour and raw energy of stars at the pinnacle of their careers. There is spotting to the text block edges and the DJ shows shelf ware and light scuffing. View more info