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Tramp Royal An Autobiography

By: MacMahon, Ryan

Price: £16.00

Publisher: John Langdon:

Seller ID: 3683

Condition: Very Good


C.1950. 315pp, dustjacket, designed by Littlewood Moore, with a large portion of loss to the back. Internally very clean. The autobiography of a Stonyhurst pupil from Ireland who became a doctor, cowpuncher, soldier, gold-prospector, horse-trainer, in many parts of the world. View more info

Winds Of Change 1914 - 1939

By: Macmillan, Harold

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4887

Condition: Fine


664pp, red cloth covered boards. B + w photographs, endpaper tables. The autobiography of the former Prime Minister, including his account of active service in WWI. View more info

Against My Better Judgement

By: Maher, Terry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sinclair-Stevenson: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2928

ISBN: 185619518X

Condition: Fine


223pp, complete dustjacket. A very clean copy. Adventures in the City and in the Book trade - merchant banking, the purchase of Dillons and the end of the Net Book Agreement. View more info

Family Secrets

By: Malcolm, Derek

Price: £7.00

Publisher: W F Howes: 2004

Seller ID: 14545

ISBN: 1845056787

Condition: Very Good


Large Print edition. 278pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. B + w photographs. Ex library - small stamp to title page and bar code to flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. A family secret of adultery and death in the First World War casts a long shadow on the author's life. View more info

Nella Last's Peace The Post-War Diaries of Housewife 49

By: Malcolmson, Patricia and Robert

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Profile: 2008

Seller ID: 12307

ISBN: 1846680743

Condition: As New


306pp, softback covers. B + w photographs. A New, unread copy. The frank and touching diary of a housewife living in Barrow in Furness after WWII, part of the Mass Observation project. View more info

From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush

By: Marshall, James Wilson and Buffum, Edward Gould

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1993

Seller ID: 6992

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by Doyce B Nunis, Jr. 389pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front. Frontispiece and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. The autobiographies of two men, Marshall who discovered the Californian Gold Field and Buffum, an early prospector and later journalist. View more info

From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush

By: Marshall, James Wilson and Buffum, Edward Gould

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1993

Seller ID: 6993

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by Doyce B Nunis, Jr. 389pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. The autobiographies of two men, Marshall who discovered the Californian Gold Field and Buffum, an early prospector and later journalist. View more info

Plain Tales from Yorkshire

By: Mason, Roger

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Macdonald: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6949

ISBN: 0356078825

Condition: Fine


Tall book of 191pp, dustjacket a little rubbed to the top edge in a protective sleeve. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. Stories of their early days from 7 people, from Hemingbrough, Sheffield, Wensleydale, Buttershaw,Whitby, Cleckheaton and Beverley. View more info

The House Of Elrig

By: Maxwell, Gavin

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1974

Seller ID: 13421

ISBN: 0140039252

Condition: Good


205pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. B + w photographs and drawings. Internally clean. An autobiography of childhood by the author of 'Ring Of Bright Water', set in Galloway and England. View more info

A Year In Provence

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1993

Seller ID: 1907

ISBN: 0241133610

Condition: Very Good


220pp, the edges browning a little. Complete dustjacket. A new edition with colour photographs and dustjacket with pictures from the BBC TV series. Flyleaf neatly removed, otherwise very clean. View more info

Spies I Knew

By: McKenna, Marthe

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Jarrolds: 1937

Seller ID: 11952

Condition: Very Good


287pp, orange cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine. Dark spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Espionage work in WWI in Flanders amnd Belgium. View more info

The Miller's Tale

By: Miller, Alan

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Middlesbrough Football Club: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7960

ISBN: 0952793210

Condition: Fine


150pp. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A day-by-day diary of life in the Boro dressing room. View more info

A Fine Old Conflict

By: Mitford, Jessica

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17047

ISBN: 0718116178

Condition: Very Good


A large book of 270pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket with one short repaired tear to the back. B + w photographs. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The second book of autobiography - the author's life as a member of the Communist Party in the USA during the McCarhy years, and her Civil Rights activism, together with glimpses of the other members of the Sitwell family. View more info

Memoire a Deux Voix

By: Mitterrand, Francois and Wiesel, Elie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Editions Odile Jacob: 1995

Seller ID: 12438

ISBN: 2738102832

Condition: Very Good


223pp, softback covers. Gift inscription, otherwise clean. French text. A Memoire in the form of a conversation with the President of the French Republic. View more info

Birds Coping with an Obsession One Man's Journey Through 70 Years of Birdwatching

By: Moore, Derek

Price: £3.50

Publisher: New Holland: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16938

ISBN: 1847739520

Condition: Fine


Forewords by Chris Packham and Bill Oddie. 271pp, priceclippped dustjacket is otherwise complete. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The autobiography of a passionate birdwatcher and conservationist who has been a leading figure in British Ornithology for more than half a century. View more info

Who'd Be A Missionary?

By: Morgan, Helen

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Patmos Press: 1972

Seller ID: 10468

Condition: Very Good


39pp, illustrated sofback covers. A clean copy. Amusing, and touching, adventures as a missionary View more info

And When Did You Last See Your Father?

By: Morrison, Blake

Price: £1.60

Publisher: Granta: 1998

Seller ID: 11794

ISBN: 1862070938

Condition: Very Good


219pp, illustratedsoftback covers with a couple of very light creases to spine. One crease to edge of flyleaf, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. A bestselling picture of a father-son relationship. View more info

Monica's Story

By: Motion, Andrew

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10365

ISBN: 1854794264

Condition: Very Good


288pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise as new. Colour photographs. Flyleaf removed, otherwise internally very clean. Monica Lewinsky's account of her relationship with President Clinton View more info

Unbelievable But True!

By: Muff, Clarence

Price: £4.50

Publisher: City of Bradford: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10541

ISBN: 0907734065

Condition: Very Good


48pp, illustrated softback covers. Author photograph. Previous owner's address sticker to inner cover, otherwise internally clean and tight. Growing up in a tough area Mount Street in Bradford between the wars, work in a wool mill, cinemas, fish and chip shops, boxing, football, betting, being unemployed etc. View more info

A Life Among Antiques

By: Negus Arthur and Price, Bernard

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2626

ISBN: 060034228X

Condition: Good


168pp, dustjacket professinally laminated to boards. B + w illustrations. Ex library - flyleaf removed, stamp on title page etc - a Good 'reading copy' of the story of a life in antiques. View more info