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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

Tibet Is My Country

By: Norbu, Thubten and Harrer, Heinrich

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Readers Union and Rupert Hart Davis: 1961

Seller ID: 4994

Condition: Very Good


238pp, the edges now browning with age, complete dustjacket. Colour photographs. Map. Internally clean and Near Fine. The biography of the eldest brother of the Dalai Lama, translated by Edward FitzGerald. View more info

South Col The Ascent of Everest 1953

By: Nutting, Anthony

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1955

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 5539

Condition: Fine


249pp, black boards with red leather label, dustjacket with a little loss to the edges. Colour frontispiece, b + w photographs and maps. Internally very clean. The author's day to day account of the successful expedition to climb Everest in 1953. View more info

The Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple

By: Osborne, Dorothy

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1914

Seller ID: 16158

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, dated from the Introduction by Edward A Parry. 320pp, including Index. orange cloth covered boards with gilt ornament to the spine, which is a little darkened with age. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A couple of small marks to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. Dorothy Osborne and SIr William Temple were separated for many years by the English Civil War. View more info

The Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple

By: Osborne, Dorothy

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1914

Seller ID: 16193

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, dated from the Introduction by Edward A Parry. 320pp, including Index. brown cloth covered boards with gilt ornament to the spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A couple of small marks to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. Dorothy Osborne and SIr William Temple were separated for many years by the English Civil War. View more info

La Prisonniere

By: Oufkir, Malika and Fitoussi, Michele

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4444

ISBN: 0385601247

Condition: As New


Translated by Ros Schwartz. 293pp, priceclipped dustjacket with portrait of the author. B + w photographs. Brought up in the Moroccan royal family, and then imprisoned with her family in the desert, an amazing autobiography. View more info

A Surgeon Looks Back

By: Paterson, Herbert John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Epworth: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10651

Condition: Very Good


253pp, green cloth covered boards. Boots library sticker to front cover, but no stamps. A few tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Life as a surgeon at Barts, The West London, Queen Alexandra's etc before and during the First World War View more info

The Illustrated Pepys Extracts From The Diary

By: Pepys, Samuel and Latham, Robert

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1979

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 12921

Condition: Very Good


333pp, illustrated dustjacket, faded to spine and with a little wear to the edges Colour and b + w illustrataions. Internally very clean. A selection from the Diary to retain the variety and flavour of the original. View more info

If The Spirit Moves You Life and Love After Death

By: Picardie, Justine

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 8843

ISBN: 0330487868

Condition: As New


230pp, softback covers. A clean, tight, probably unread, copy. A study of the author's search to come to terms with the death of her sister. View more info

Before I Say Goodbye

By: Picardie, Ruth

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1998

Seller ID: 11354

ISBN: 0140276300

Condition: Very Good


116pp, the edges browning a little with age, softback covers with a photograph of the author. A clean, tight copy. The author's courageous fight with terminal breast cancer. View more info

Europe of the Heart

By: Pire, Father Dominique

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 519

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the Nobel peace prize winner who worked with refugees and the old. 221 pp, black boards, label rubbed. B + w photographs. Convent school blank prize label to flyleaf, otherwise clean. View more info

Hammersmith Hoy A Book of Minor Revelations

By: Playfair, Nigel

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Faber: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13851

Condition: Fair


310pp, library binding of dark blue cloth, worn to corners, with leather spine. B + w illustrations. Ex reference library- bookplate to inner board, stamp to back of title page, occasional grubby marks - a good 'reading copy' only. Reminiscences of life in the theatre, especially at the Lyric, Hammersmith, London. View more info

Memoirs of an Academic Old Contemptible

By: Portway, Donald

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10507

ISBN: 0850520738

Condition: Fine


232pp, complete dustjacket , a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Comes with a gift slip from the author. University life at Cambridge, the Korean War, Khartoum University etc. View more info

Militant Don

By: Portway, Donald

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10513

Condition: Fine


187pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear. Gift inscription from the author to the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. University life at Cambridge and Khartoum, WWII, Dunkirk, UNESCO etc. View more info

An Affair Of The Heart

By: Powell, Dilys

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Hodder: 1963

Seller ID: 6025

Condition: Very Good


280pp, priceclipped dustjacket, a little faded to spine. Endpaper maps. Name rubbed out to inner board, under dustjacket, otherwise very clean. The story of the author's relationship with the Greek village of Perachora, where her husband Humphry Payne excavated the archaic temple - one of Bruce Chatwin's favourite books. View more info

Something Understood An Autobiography

By: Priestland, Gerald

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Deutsch: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5607

ISBN: 0233975004

Condition: Fine


287pp, dustjacket with photograph of the author., b + w photographs.The autobiography of the BBC foreign correspondent - his battle with depression, meetings with Louis MacNeice, Isaiah Berlin etc. View more info

Margin Released A Writer's Reminiscences and Reflections

By: Priestley, J B

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6271

Condition: Very Good


231pp, complete dustjacket is a little rubbed to the ends of the spine. A couple of very light foxmarks to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. Autobiography -from his early working life in Bradford, WWI, and a writer's life. View more info