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Vailima Letters

By: Stevenson, R L

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1911

Seller ID: 130

Condition: Very Good


9th edition. 366pp, black cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait by W Strang and 2 photographs. Hand cut pages. Damp offset mark to top and hinge of flyleaf and inner board, not affecting text at all, otherwise internally clean. Stevenson's correspondence with Sidney Colvin 1890 - 1894. View more info

Within The Fringe An Autobiography

By: Stuart, James

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8399

Condition: Fine


188pp, complete dustjacket. A clean tight copy of the autobiography of Viscount Stuart of Findhorn who was a Conservative MP for 36 years, fought in WWI and was equerry to George VI. View more info

Permission To Speak

By: Talbot, Godfrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1977

Seller ID: 4629

ISBN: 0091272505

Condition: Very Good


190pp, dustjacket with a couple of short closed tears to edges, no loss. B + w photographs. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The second volume of memoirs of the broadcaster, who was Palace representative for the BBC for 25 years. Covers the War, the Queen's Wedding, Chruchill's funeral etc. View more info

Ten Seconds From Now A Broadcaster's Story

By: Talbot, Godfrey

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8591

ISBN: 0091141206

Condition: Very Good


254pp. Dustjacket a little rubbed to edges. B + w photographs. Inscription to back of title page, name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. 30 years in news broadcasting. View more info

Jeannie A Love Story

By: Tangye, Derek

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3162

ISBN: 0718128893

Condition: Fine


184pp, slightly browning to the edges with age. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Scenes from a happy marriage, by the author of the Minack Chronicles. View more info

The Evening Gull

By: Tangye, Derek

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12572

ISBN: 0718133005

Condition: Fine


180pp, complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Life after 'Jeannie' - coping with bereavement and work with The Minack Trust.. View more info

Sun on the Lintel

By: Tangye, Derek

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13921

ISBN: 0718115368

Condition: Good


190pp, illustrated dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. B + w photographs drawings. Ex library - flyleaf removed, stamp to title page, otherwise a good 'reading copy'. What happens to the author's New Year Resolutions at Minack. View more info

Time's Winged Chariot Memories And Comments

By: Thirtle, Ernest

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Chaterson: 1945

Seller ID: 2305

Condition: Good


190pp, blue cloth library binding. Frontispiece portrait. Stamp on title page and pocket on inner board - a good reading copy. Memoirs of the Labour politician View more info

Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Dent: 1966

Seller ID: 10039

Condition: Very Good


Aldine Paperback edition. 128 pp. Softback covers with photograph of the author, a couple of light creases. Internally clean and tight - the poet's autobiography View more info

Lark Rise

By: Thompson, Flora

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin:

Seller ID: 11895

Condition: Fine


Promotional edition. 247pp, illustrated softback covers. A light wrinkle to the edge of the first two pages, otherwise a very clean, tight copy with no creases. The first volume of 'Lark Rise to Candleford' View more info

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

By: Thompson, Hunter S

Price: £3.75

Publisher: Flamingo: 1993

Seller ID: 11554

ISBN: 0586081321

Condition: Very Good


182pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. One light crease to back cover, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. 'A savage journey to the heart of the American Dream' View more info

Walden

By: Thoreau

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Folio Society: 1980

Seller ID: 16149

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by Colin Ward. 298pp. Light green paper covered boards with an illustration of leaves and a grey cloth covered spine with gilt title and decoration. Wood engravings by Michael Renton. Two spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise a very clean copy in a complete yellow slipcase. An attractive editon of the classic account of life in a cabin on the shore of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. View more info

Buckskin And Blanket Days

By: Tibbles, Thomas Henry

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1985

Seller ID: 2277

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition. 466p, brown cloth covered boards, b + w illustrations. Gilt top edge. A new, unread copy View more info

Buckskin and Blanket Days Memoirs of a Friend of the Indians

By: Tibbles, Thomas Henry

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1985

Seller ID: 6989

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition.466pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to the front. B + w illustrations. A new copy. Tibbles was an early activist for Indian rights. View more info

Buckskin and Blanket Days Memoirs of a Friend of the Indians

By: Tibbles, Thomas Henry

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1985

Seller ID: 6990

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition.466pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to the front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece portrait and b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. Tibbles was an early activist for Indian rights. View more info

Choices

By: Ullmann, Liv

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1986

Seller ID: 7351

ISBN: 0553171828

Condition: Very Good


First softback edition. 214pp, the edges browning a little with age, softback covers with photograph of the author. Previous owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The second volume of the actress's autobiography, after 'Changing', this volume includes her work for UNICEF, and entering middle age. View more info

The Truth About Publishing

By: Unwin, Stanley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1950

Seller ID: 299

Condition: Fine


352 pp, blue boards, complete dustjacket. A clean copy. View more info

Dear Me

By: Ustinov, Peter

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: 7423

ISBN: 0140049401

Condition: Very Good


348pp, the edges browning with age, softback covers with a photograph of the author, one crease to the front cover. B + w photographs. Original owner's name stamp on flyleaf otherwise internally clean and VG. The actor and director's amusing autobiography, with many theatre and literary anecdotes - Ralph Richardson, Olivier, J B Priestley, Ernest Bevin etc. View more info

The Remarkable Life of Don Diego

By: Villarroel, Diego De Torres

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Folio Society: 1958

Seller ID: 8028

Condition: Fine


Translated by William C. Atkinson. 223pp. B + w illustrations. Complete slipcase with a damp mark to one corner. The book is very clean. The autobiography of the mathematician and scholar, born 1693. View more info

The Snows of Yesteryear Portaits for an Autobiography

By: Von Rezzori, Gregor

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1991

Seller ID: 12395

ISBN: 0099802007

Condition: Fine


292pp, softback covers by Ruby Webb. B + w photographs. A very clean, tight copy. An account of growing up in the Bukovina between the wars. View more info