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In His True Centre An Interim Autobiography

By: Haskell, Arnold L

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Black: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7805

Condition: Good


328pp, brown cloth covered boards with a closed tear to the edge of the spine. B + w photographs. Remains of label on flyleaf and inner board, stamp on title page, otherwise a good reading copy. View more info

The Journal Of John Wodehouse First Earl Of Kimberley For 1862 1902

By: Hawkins, Angus and Powell, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Royal Historical Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1396

ISBN: 0521623286

Condition: As New


530 pp, red boards, complete dustjacket. The journal of the only member of all the Gladstone/Rosebery cabinets. View more info

Listening to Lorca A Journey Into Language

By: Hawkins, Eric

Price: £17.50

Publisher: CiLT: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16790

ISBN: 1902031318

Condition: Fine


A large paperback of 288pp, with illustrated soft card covers. B + w illustrations. A gift inscription signed by the author on the title page, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. A personal account from a leading language teacher - 1920's Liverpool, pre Civil War Spain, Cambridge, language learning in Nazi Germany, Basque refugee children, war service and his teaching career. View more info

Missing - Believed Killed

By: Hayes, Margaret

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1967

Seller ID: 7525

Condition: Very Good


3rd impression. 192pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to the edges. Endpaper map. B + w photographs. Internally clean. A missionary captured by rebel soldiers in the Congo tells her inspiring story. View more info

Old Friends and Modern Instances

By: Henderson, Nicholas

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Profile: 2000

Seller ID: 14871

ISBN: 1861972466

Condition: Fine


212pp, complete dustjacket, a little creased to top back edge. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Memoirs of famouse people and places, Mrs Thatcher, the Kennedys, Francis Partridge, Isaiah Berlin, Howard Davies, a ball at Chatsworth, fishing in Kurdistan etc. View more info

Memoirs of William Hickey

By: Hickey, William and Quennell, Peter (ed)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1960

Seller ID: 15604

Condition: Very Good


Proof Copy, issued before publication. 442pp, buff soft covers. B + w illustrations. Hatchards shop name in ink to cover, otherwise clean. The entertaining memoirs of the eighteenth century traveller and socialite, from London to the coasts of China. Comes with the promotional sheet. View more info

High Adventure

By: Hillary, Edmund

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Companion Book Club, 1956:

Seller ID: 2868

Condition: Very Good


256pp, blue cloth boards with light spotted foxing marks to front, slightly darkened to spine. Maps by A Spark, sketches by George Djurkouic, b + w photographs. Internally clean. Everest adventure. View more info

A Yak For Christmas The Story of A Himalayan Holiday

By: Hillary, Louise

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6034

ISBN: 0340044373

Condition: Very Good


208pp. The illustrated dustjacket has wear to the edges and portions of loss tothe back. Endpaper maps and b + w photographs. Internally clean. Sir Edmund Hillary's wife describes Christmas with the Sherpas. View more info

Letters To A Grandson

By: Home, Lord

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3639

ISBN: 0002170612

Condition: Very Good


151pp, green boards. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. The former PM writes about politics and politicians. View more info

The Way The Wind Blows

By: Home, Lord

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1976

Seller ID: 8388

ISBN: 0002119978

Condition: Very Good


320pp, priceclipped dustjacket faded to spine with one short closed tear, no loss. B + w photographs. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. Autobiography of the former PM. View more info

I Owe Russia $1200

By: Hope, Bob

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1963

Seller ID: 1330

Condition: Very Good


1st UK reprint. 191 pp, red boards. B + w photographs. The autobiography of the famous comedian. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise clean. View more info

High Hopes A Lancashire Life

By: Hopkins, Billy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Headline: 2001

Seller ID: 10064

ISBN: 0747266042

Condition: Very Good


497pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases to spine. Internallly very clean . Teaching in Manchester in the 40's - a sequel to 'Our Kid' View more info

Trader Horn The Ivory Coast in the Earlies

By: Horn, Alfred Aloysius and Lewis, Ethelreda and Galsworthy, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1931

Seller ID: 5541

Condition: Very Good


Life and Letters edition. 320pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt title, a little faded to spine. 2 b + w illustrations. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Foreword by John Galsworthy. An old man's memoirs of adventure around the world. View more info

Men, Books and Birds

By: Hudson, W H

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Eveleigh, Nash and Grayson: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7177

Condition: Very Good


368pp, solidly rebound in a library binding of brown leatherette. Notes and Introduction by Morley Roberts. Ex library, so labels and pocket to inner board and flyleaf, otherwise very clean. Chiefly selections from Hudson's letter to Roberts 1897 to 1922, with many references to contemporary writers. View more info

A London Family Between the Wars

By: Hughes, M V

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Oxford: 1981

Seller ID: 16594

ISBN: 0192812777

Condition: Very Good


180pp, the paper browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers without creases. Previous owner's name label to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. Molly Hughes' gentle and humorous autobiography of being a schools inspector and bringing up her sons in Cuffley near London in the 20s and 30s. View more info

Resistance Memoirs of Occupied France

By: Humbert, Agnes

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Windsor Paragon BBC: 2009

Seller ID: 16120

ISBN: 9781408414

Condition: Very Good


Large Print edition. Translated by Barbara Mellor. 389pp, illustrated softback covers. Ex library - neat stamps to flyleaf and title page, otherwise internally clean. In 1940 the author formed a cell of the French Resistance, but was betrayed to the Gestapo. View more info

The Ascent Of Everest

By: Hunt, John

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Hodder: 1953

Seller ID: 2636

Condition: Very Good


2nd impression of the first edition. 300pp, blue cloth boards, faded to spine. Colour and b + w illustrations. A couple of light spots of foxing, otherwise a clean copy. The first man to climb Everest tells his story. View more info

The Ascent Of Everest

By: Hunt, John

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Reader's Union: 1955

Seller ID: 2806

Condition: Very Good


328pp, blue boards. Colour and b + w photographs. Internally clean. Sir John Hunt's own story of the conquest of Everest. View more info

The Ascent of Everest

By: Hunt, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1954

Seller ID: 5879

Condition: Very Good


3rd impression of the first edition. 300pp, dustjacket with a little wear to the top of the spine. Colour and b + w photographs. Gift inscription on flyleaf, large spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise internally clean. The classic account of the first ascent of Everest. View more info

The Ascent Of Everest

By: Hunt, John

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hodder: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16027

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 300pp. Priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete, but a little rubbed to the corners. Colour and b + w illustrations. Small very light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The first man to climb Everest tells his story. View more info