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Image for The Cage :  An Englishman In Vietnam

The Cage : An Englishman In Vietnam

By: Abraham, Tom

Price: £9.40

Publisher: Bantam Press: 2002

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 404

ISBN: 0593049683

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Bantam Press,2002.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated inside the front and back cover,colour,b/w photos,map.Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark and light shelf wear on the outer edges,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the first page of the book,crease and nick on the edge... View more info

Image for Shrimpy Sails Again: From Cambridge to the Caribbean in an Eighteen-Foot Yacht

Shrimpy Sails Again: From Cambridge to the Caribbean in an Eighteen-Foot Yacht

By: Acton, Shane

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Patrick Stephens: 1989

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2119

ISBN: 1852602163

Condition: Very good


VGC.Patrick Stephens,1989.Rare first UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Tan hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks and scratch on the back cover) with Dj(small nicks,scratches and crease on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w plates,maps.Nice and clean pages but slightly tainted and yellow on the outer edges,small nick and slightly yellow on the edges of the pages,name and inscription written on the edge of the first blank page of th... View more info

Image for Into Danger: Risking Your Life for Work

Into Danger: Risking Your Life for Work

By: Adie, Kate

Price: £13.70

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2008

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4125

ISBN: 0340933216

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Hodder and Stoughton,2008.First UK edition-first printing.Purple hardback(silver lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.The book is new with a small ink mark on the edges of the pages.310pp.Price un-clipped. View more info

Image for The Autobiography: The Kindness of Strangers

The Autobiography: The Kindness of Strangers

By: Adie, Kate

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Headline: 2002

Edition: First edition-4th printing

Seller ID: 9204

ISBN: 0755310721

Condition: Very good


VGC.Headline,2002.First edition-4th printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover) with Dj(two small creases,nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with two small ink marks on the outer edges,small stain marks on the edges of the first three pages of the book,small tear on the edges of the front endpaper.The book is in VGC with ligh... View more info

Image for Crushed yet conquering;: A Story of Constance and Bohemia

Crushed yet conquering;: A Story of Constance and Bohemia

By: Alcock, Deborah

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Religious Tract Society: 1890-1900's

Seller ID: 8550

Condition: Good


GC plus.Religious Tract Society.No date given but probably 1890-1900's.Pictorial red hardback(small nicks,dents and ink marks on the edges of the cover and spine) in GC plus, no Dj cover.Illustrated with b/w plates.Nice and clean pages with ink marks and slightly aged and tainted on the outer edges,some foxing marks,ink marks and creases on the edges of the pages,previous owner's sticker inside the front cover including the date (1913), tears on the edges of pages 177-18... View more info

Image for Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin

Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin

By: Alex De Jonge

Price: £14.20

Publisher: Collins: 1982

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2622

ISBN: 0002167239

Condition: Very good


VGC.Collins,1982.First edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,light shelf wear on the edges of the cover) with Dj(two small tears,crease,nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with two ink marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges,light shelf wear on the Dj cover(slightly yellow & tainted on the outer and inner edges of the Dj cover).368pp including Notes,bibliography,ind... View more info

Image for The Spy Went Dancing

The Spy Went Dancing

By: Aline, Countess of Romanones

Price: £14.30

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: First US edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2829

ISBN: 039913509X

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.G.P Putnam's Sons.First US edition-first printing(1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10).Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the back cover) with Dj(two small nicks and scratch on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with light shelf wear on the outer edges,light shelf wear on the back of the Dj cover.319pp.Price un-clipped. View more info

Image for The Third and Fourth Generation: Volume I

The Third and Fourth Generation: Volume I

By: Allwood, Montagu C.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Montagu C. Allwood: 1940

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 5651

Condition: Very good


VGC.Montagu C. Allwood,1940.Volume I.First UK edition-first impression.Blue hardback(gilt lettering on the front cover and spine,small dent on the edge of the cover) in VGC, no Dj.Illustrated with b/w plates,drawings.Nice and clean pages but with some foxing marks and slightly tainted on the outer edges,small nicks,foxing marks and ink marks on the edges of the pages,previous owner's name and date written on the first blank page of the book.The book is in VGC for its age... View more info

Image for Dreams That Glitter: Our Story

Dreams That Glitter: Our Story

By: Aloud, Girls

Price: £29.70

Publisher: Bantam Press: 2008

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4193

ISBN: 0593061225

Condition: Fine


Fine/Near fine.Bantam Press,2008.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in fine condition,with Dj(small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with many colour photos.The book is new with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.256pp including index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book. This is another paragraph Product Description: When 2002's Popsta... View more info

Image for The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of Mi5

The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of Mi5

By: Andrew, Christopher

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 10029

ISBN: 0713998857

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Allen Lane,2009.First UK edition-first printing (1).Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine,two small nicks and dent on the edges of the cover and spine) with Dj(small nicks,creases and scratches on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition. Illustrated with a colour map inside the edges the front and back cover, b/w photos,drawings. Nice and clean pages as new with a couple ink marks on the outer edges,small nicks and crease on the... View more info

Jean Rhys

By: Angier, Carole

Price: £39.50

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1990

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3394

ISBN: 0233985972

Condition: Very good


VGC.Andre Deutsch,1990.First UK edition-first printing.Blue hardback(silver lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover) in VGC plus, with Dj(large tear and crease on the edge of the back Dj cover,small tear,nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages with a couple of small foxing marks,ink mark and nick on the outer edges,small foxing mark and light shelf wear on the edges of the p... View more info

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Basingstoke Boy

By: Arlott, John

Price: £19.80

Publisher: HarperCollinsWillow: 1990

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4392

ISBN: 000218351X

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Willow Books,1990.First edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small tear inside the edge of the back cover) with Dj(a couple of creases,scratches and small nicks on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark and nick on the outer edges,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the first blank page of the book.304pp including index.Price clipped.A... View more info

Image for The King in Love: Edward VII's Mistresses

The King in Love: Edward VII's Mistresses

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: £10.00

Publisher: John Murray Publishers: 1988

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2593

ISBN: 0719545269

Condition: Very good


VGC.John Murray,1988.First edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover) with Dj(small watermark on the edge of the back Dj cover,a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages with a ink mark and small nick on the outer edges,inscription written on the first blank page of the book.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on th... View more info

Image for Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 1901-1910 in Their Own Words 

Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 1901-1910 in Their Own Words 

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £18.90

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2006

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 9989

ISBN: 0007216130

Condition: Very good


VGC plus,HarperPress,2006.First UK edition-first printing (1).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nicks on the edges of the cover and spine) with Dj(very small tear on the edges of the back Dj cover,small nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover), both in VGC plus.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with two small ink marks on the outer edges, two small nicks on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on the Dj cove... View more info

Image for Escape from Baghdad: First Time Was For the Money, This Time It's Personal

Escape from Baghdad: First Time Was For the Money, This Time It's Personal

By: Ashcroft, James

Price: £28.80

Publisher: Virgin Books: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 8887

ISBN: 1905264887

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Virgin Books,2009.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark and light shelf wear on the outer edges,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.308pp including Glossary,index.Price un-clipped.First edition. View more info

Image for Entirely Up To You, Darling

Entirely Up To You, Darling

By: Attenborough, Richard

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 2008

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 7507

ISBN: 009179708X

Condition: Fine


Fine/Near fine.Hutchinson,2008.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in fine condition, with Dj(two small nicks,scratch and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos.The book is as new with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.325pp including List of illustrations,foreword,appendix,index.Price un-clipped. View more info

Image for Pacific (The Official HBO/Sky TV Tie-in)

Pacific (The Official HBO/Sky TV Tie-in)

By: Author, By

Price: £22.70

Publisher: Canongate Books: 2010

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 7160

ISBN: 184767822X

Condition: Fine


Fine/Near fine.Canongate Books,2010.First UK edition-first printing.Green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in fine condition, with Dj(a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages as new with two small creases and nick on the edges of the pages.499pp including Endnotes.Price un-clipped.Heavy book(approx 1.2 Kg). View more info

Image for Beyond the Horizon: Extreme Adventures at the Edge of the World

Beyond the Horizon: Extreme Adventures at the Edge of the World

By: Aylwin, Michael

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Sphere: 2014

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 10457

ISBN: 0751555398

Condition: Fine


Fine/near fine. Sphere,2014. First UK edition-first printing.Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine, small nick on the edges of the cover) in fine condition, with Dj(two small creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition. Illustrated with colour photos,b/w maps. Nice and clean pages as new with a small nick on the edges of the pages. 324pp. Price un-clipped. First edition. View more info

Image for Tatiana Romanov, Daughter of the Last Tsar: Diaries and Letters, 1913–1918

Tatiana Romanov, Daughter of the Last Tsar: Diaries and Letters, 1913–1918

By: Azar, Helen

Price: £36.90

Publisher: Westholme Publishing: 2015

Edition: First US edition-first printing

Seller ID: 10385

ISBN: 1594162360

Condition: Fine


Fine/Near fine.Westholme Publishing, 2015. First US edition-first printing (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Brown hardback with black borders(gilt lettering to the spine, small nick and scratch on the cover and spine) in fine condition, with Dj(small nick and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition. Illustrated with b/w photos. Nice and clean pages with two small ink marks on the outer edges, two small nicks on the edges of the pages. 260pp including Biographi... View more info

Image for The Girl on the Wall: One Life's Rich Tapestry

The Girl on the Wall: One Life's Rich Tapestry

By: Baggott, Jean

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Icon Books: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 7702

ISBN: 1848311265

Condition: Fine


Fine/Near fine.Icon Books,2009.First UK edition-first printing.Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover) in fine condition, with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour drawings.Nice and clean pages as new with a small pencil mark impression on the edge of the front endpaper,small crease and nick on the edges of the pages.352pp including Foreword,folded plan of t... View more info