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Image for Catherine the Great: Life and Legend

Catherine the Great: Life and Legend

By: Alexander, John T.

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First US edition-2nd printing

Seller ID: 8437

ISBN: 0195052366

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Oxford University Press,1989.First US edition-2nd printing(2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3).Red hardback with black borders(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small marks inside the edges of the Dj cover,small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings,map.Nice and clean pages but with small ink marks on the outer edges,two small marks on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light s... View more info

Hero of the Upholder: The Story of Lieutenant Commander M.D. Wanklyn VC, DSO**

By: Allaway, Jim

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Airlife Publishing: 1991

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 4887

ISBN: 1853102180

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Airlife Publishing,1991.First UK edition-first impression.Brown hardback(two small dents on the edges of the cover) with Dj(a couple of creases and small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages as new with a small nick on the edges of the pages,small mark from a a sticker inside the edge of the front cover.Nice and clean book.191pp including Foreword by the Author(includes h... View more info

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Reunited in the Desert

By: Amin, Helle

Price: £13.70

Publisher: John Blake: 2007

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5182

ISBN: 1844543242

Condition: Very good


VGC plus.John Blake,2007.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(very small tear,some nicks,creases and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC plus.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with a small mark and slightly tainted on the outer edges,small mark on the edge of the half-title page,small crease and nick on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.280p... View more info

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Woman of Steel: Toughest Yacht Race Ever, as Told by the Only Female Skipper ...

By: Cherry, Vivien

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical: 1994

Edition: First paperback edition

Seller ID: 3182

ISBN: 0713639962

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition.Adlard Coles Nautical,1994.First paperback edition.Paperback(two small nicks and scratch on the edges of the cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour photos,b/w drawings,maps,diagrams.Nice and clean pages as new with a small pen mark and nick on the outer edges,small crease on the edge of the pages.Nice and clean book.189pp including Foreword by The Princess Royal Anne(includes her printed signature),Appendices. This is anot... View more info

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Josephine Cox: Child of the North - Memories of a Northern Childhood

By: Dudgeon, Piers

Price: £13.40

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 1297

ISBN: 0755310047

Condition: Very good


VGC.Headline book,2001.First UK edition-first printing(1 09 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Large format blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick and scratch on the back cover) with Dj(small tear,creases,nicks and scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with many colour,b/w photos,drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages but with some marks and a couple of small tears on the edges of the pages,light shelf wear on the back of the Dj cover.The book is in VGC except for the... View more info

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The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Works of Catherine Cookson

By: Dudgeon, Piers

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 1997

Edition: First edition-7th printing

Seller ID: 2520

ISBN: 0747219419

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Headline Book,1997.First edition-7th printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(very small tear,two nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,map.Nice and clean pages as new with a very small mark on the outer edges,small crease and nick on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book.248pp including index.Price un-clipped. This is another paragraph ... View more info

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The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Works of Catherine Cookson

By: Dudgeon, Piers

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 1997

Edition: First edition-6th printing

Seller ID: 2521

ISBN: 0747219419

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Headline Book,1997.First edition-6th printing(10 9 8 7 6).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.The book is new with light shelf wear,crease on the edge of the pages,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.248pp including index.Price clipped. This is another paragraph Product Description: The first biogr... View more info

Image for The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Writing of Catherine Cookson

The Girl from Leam Lane: The Life and Writing of Catherine Cookson

By: Dudgeon, Piers

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2006

Edition: First edition-first printing of this edition

Seller ID: 2522

ISBN: 0755314972

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Headline Book,2006.This Revised and Expanded Centenary Edition first published in 2006.First edition-first printing of this edition.Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,map.The book is new with light shelf wear,small tear,two small nicks and creases on the edges of the pages.313pp including Lis... View more info

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Sovereign: Elizabeth II and the Windsor Dynasty

By: Flamini, Roland

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Bantam Press: 1991

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 7677

ISBN: 0593018346

Condition: Near fine


Near fine/VGC plus.Bantam Press,1991.First UK edition-first impression.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in near fine condition, with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC plus.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with a very small mark and ink mark on the outer edges,small crease on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.360pp including Source notes,bibliography,index.Price u... View more info

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Good Wives?

By: Forster, Margaret:

Price: £14.40

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2001

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 994

ISBN: 0701169141

Condition: Very good


VGC.Chatto & Windus,2001.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Green hardback(silver lettering to the spine,mark on the edge of the back cover) with Dj(small watermark inside the edge of the Dj cover,small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,map.Nice and clean pages with a couple of nicks and slightly tainted on the outer edges,a couple of nicks and crease on the edges of the pages,small pencil mark impre... View more info

Nigella Lawson - The Unauthorised Biography By Gilly Smith

By: Gilly Smith

Price: £19.50

Publisher: SevenOaks: 2005

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3450

ISBN: 1862002576

Condition: Very good


VGC.SevenOaks,2005.First UK edition-first printing.Tan hardback(small mark on the edge of the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover,gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(watermark/stain mark inside the edges of the Dj cover,small nick and scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with color,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small nicks and creases on the edges of the pages,small mark inside the back cover.Nice and clean book except for the... View more info

Image for Princess Margaret: A Life Unravelled

Princess Margaret: A Life Unravelled

By: Heald, Tim

Price: £17.80

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 2007

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 9021

ISBN: 0297848208

Condition: Near fine


Near fine/VGC.Weidenfeld and Nicolson,2007.First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition, with Dj(two very small tears,some creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with two small ink marks on the outer edges,a couple of creases and small nicks on the edges of the pages.Nice an... View more info

Image for The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton

The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton

By: Hughes, Kathryn

Price: £43.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2005

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 6599

ISBN: 1841153737

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Fourth Estate,2005.First edition-first printing.Aqua hardback(small dent on the edge of the cover,gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.The book is new with a small ink mark on the outer edges of the pages.530pp including List of illustrations,notes and sources,select bibliography,index.Price un-clipped.A collectable first edition.Heavy book. View more info

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Enchanted Evening

By: Kaye, M.M.

Price: £71.00

Publisher: Viking: 1999

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 756

ISBN: 0670886831

Condition: Very good


VGC.Viking,1999.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,watermark on the edges of the cover) with Dj(watermark on the outer and inner edges of the Dj cover,two small creases,nicks and scratches on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with light shelf wear on the outer edges,two small nicks/tear and crease on the edges of the pages,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the fir... View more info

Image for Manuel Puig and the Spiderwoman

Manuel Puig and the Spiderwoman

By: Levine, Suzanne Jill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2000

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 1505

ISBN: 0571176666

Condition: Good


GC.Faber & Faber.2000.First UK edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick and light shelf wear on the back cover) with Dj(some nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in GC.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice pages but with some stains and watermarks on the edges of the first few pages of the book and on the outer edge of the pages,two small nicks and a couple creases on the edges of the pages,watermark and s... View more info

Image for Margaret Bondfield (Signed)

Margaret Bondfield (Signed)

By: Mary Agnes Hamilton

Price: £278.00

Publisher: London; Leonard Parsons: 1924

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9849

Condition: Good


GC plus.Leonard Parsons,1924.First UK edition-first impression.The book is Signed by the Author on the edges of the front endpaper with a small inscription. Small format green hardback(blue lettering on the front cover and spine, two small nicks and dents on the edges of the cover and spine,light shelf wear on the edges of the spine) in GC plus, No Dj cover.Illustrated with a b/w plate of Margaret Bondfield.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks and slightly tainted o... View more info

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Living History

By: Rodham Clinton, Hillary

Price: £28.70

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2003

Edition: First UK edition-8th printing

Seller ID: 8349

ISBN: 0747255156

Condition: Fine


Fine condition.Headline Book,2003.First UK edition-8th printing(10 9 8).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small dent and nick on the edges of the cover) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.The book is new with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.566pp including index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book(approx 1.1 Kg). View more info

Image for Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter

Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter

By: Schmidt, Randy

Price: £44.00

Publisher: Omnibus Press: 2010

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 7916

ISBN: 1849385505

Condition: Fine


Fine/Near fine.Omnibus Press,2010.First UK edition.Blue hardback(silver lettering to the spine) in fine condition, with Dj(very small tear on the front Dj cover,a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.358pp including Foreword,author's note,selected discography,selected tv appearances,notes,bibliography,index.A collectable book.Heavy book. View more info

Image for Passing Shots: Pam Shriver on Tour(Signed)

Passing Shots: Pam Shriver on Tour(Signed)

By: Shriver, Pam; Deford, Frank

Price: £25.50

Publisher: McGraw - Hill: 1986

Edition: First US edition-first printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 1820

ISBN: 0070571775

Condition: Very good


VGC.McGraw-Hill Book,1986.First US edition-first printing.The book is Signed by Pam Shriver on the first blank page of the book.Cream hardback(red lettering to the spine,small ink mark and nick on the edge of the back cover) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with a couple of small foxing marks and ink mark on the outer edges.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.217pp.Price un-... View more info

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Agatha Christie: The Biography of Agatha Christie

By: Thompson, Laura

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Headline Review: 2007

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 7602

ISBN: 0755314875

Condition: Near fine


Near fine/VGC plus.Headline,2007.First edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the cover) in near fine condition, with Dj(two small tears on the edges of the front Dj cover,a couple of creases and small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC plus.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark and nick on the outer edges,small crease on the edges of the pages,small pencil mark impression on th... View more info