Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >
'In the beginning,' said Great-Aunt Jane
seller photo

'In the beginning,' said Great-Aunt Jane

By Bradley, Helen

London: Jonathan Cape Ltd. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to price clipped DJ, corners lightly bumped, some bowing to boards, ink gift message to front endpaper. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Large book and priced accordingly. ; Colour Illustrations; 32 pages; Pictorial memories of an Edwardian childhood in a Lancashire mill town. .

$15.32

The Queen Who Came to Tea
seller photo

The Queen Who Came to Tea

By Bradley, Helen

London: Jonathan Cape Ltd. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, corners lightly bumped and rubbed. ; Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Large book and priced accordingly. ; Colour Illustrations; 32 pages; Pictorial memories of an Edwardian childhood in a Lancashire mill town. .

$15.33

And Miss Carter Wore Pink  Scenes from an Edwardian Childhood
seller photo

And Miss Carter Wore Pink Scenes from an Edwardian Childhood

By Bradley, Helen

London: Jonathan Cape Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. Second Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, some bowing to boards. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Large book and priced accordingly. ; Colour Illustrations; 32 pages; Pictorial memories of an Edwardian childhood in a Lancashire mill town. .

$15.33

Violet to Vita The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West,  1910-21
seller photo

Violet to Vita The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, 1910-21

By Leaska, Mitchell A. ; Phillips, John

London: Mandarin. Very Good-. 1991. Reprint; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Light reading and cover creases, some indents to covers with tiny ding to spine, ink name to front endpaper. ; Fifth printing, 1991. Nice tight copy. Cover artwork by Mariet Numan. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 320 pages; The passionate love affair between Violet Trefusis and Vita Sackville-West ended in 1921 with their forced separation and return to their respective husbands and families. This collection of Violet's letters explores her part in the affair and provides details of the other principals involved. .

$7.66

Out On A Limb
seller photo

Out On A Limb

By Mills, Heather; Cockerill, Pamela

London: Warner Books. Very Good-. 1996. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover corner creases, some shelf and edge wear, sight foxing. ; Sixth printing, 1982. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo uncredited. ; B&W Photographs; 336 pages; The story of a young woman who's life was changed when she lost the lower part of her leg following an accident with a police motorcycle. .

$4.47

John Murray III, 1808-1892, a Brief Memoir
seller photo

John Murray III, 1808-1892, a Brief Memoir

By Murray, John

London: John Murray. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1919. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ if issued, endpapers and edges of reading block age toned. ; Original first edition, 1919. Pink cloth boards with black lettering to spine and motif and edge stringing to front. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread as p45/48 uncut. ; B&W Photographs; 120 pages; Biography of the third generation British publisher by his son, the fourth. Complete with portrait and illustration. .

$60.72

The Women Of Number Ten
seller photo

The Women Of Number Ten

By Broad, Lewis

London: Leslie Frewin. Fair in Very Good- dust jacket. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Minor shelf wear to price unclipped DJ, missing front endpaper, gutter cracked at half title. ; Pink cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. DJ protected by clear library sleeve. DJ design by Philip Gell. ; 192 pages; Fascinating study of the women behind the Prime Ministers of Great Britain from Walpole to Wilson. .

$12.77

Step By Step 1936 - 1939
seller photo

Step By Step 1936 - 1939

By Churchill, Winston S.

London: Odhams Press. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1949. Reprint; Third Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, some staining to boards, endpapers toned. ; Third impression, 1949. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to black spine panel and motif and Churchill's signature to front and additional spine decoration. All edges red. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; Maps; 368 pages; Collection of eighty-two newspaper articles written by Churchill during his "wilderness years"written by Churchill between March 1936 and May 1939, many of them containing his warnings and predictions about Nazi Germany and Herr Hitler. .

$19.16

The Admiral's Daughter
seller photo

The Admiral's Daughter

By Fyodorova, Victoria; Frankel, Haskel

London: Hamlyn Paperbacks. Very Good. 1980. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading creases and edge wear, paper edge toned. ; Key hole double cover. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. ; B&W Photographs; 384 pages; The moving true story of a beautiful Russian actress, a dashing American naval officer, and their daughter - who for many years he never knew he had. .

$6.07

The Trapp Family On Wheels
seller photo

The Trapp Family On Wheels

By Trapp, Maria Von

London: Fontana. Fair. 1966. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light cover creases and shelf wear, missing front endpapers and title, paper starting to tone with some foxing. ; Fontana 1352R. Good reading copy, no names inside. Photograph of Julie Andrews from The Sound of Music to rear cover. ; B&W Photographs; 192 pages; Sequel to 'The Sound of Music' as the family travel around the world giving concerts. .

$2.54

Joyce Grenfell Requests The Pleasure
seller photo

Joyce Grenfell Requests The Pleasure

By Grenfell, Joyce

London: Futura. Very Good-. 1977. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear with cup ring to front, ink name to inside front cover, paper starting to tone. ; B&W Photographs; 304 pages; The first part of Joyc'e autobiography charting the period from her childhood through to the opening of her show "Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure" in 1954. A wonderful book for anyone who has enjoyed Joyce's monologues and songs. .

$5.43

Dancing in the Light
seller photo

Dancing in the Light

By MacLaine, Shirley

London: Bantam Books. Very Good. 1987. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases and edge wear, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Paperback original. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 416 pages; The Hollywood star's fifth book of memoirs starting from her fiftieth birthday as a doorway onto her past and her interest in spirituality and reincarnation. Did she know her parents in a previous life? .

$6.07

Doctor Sangster
seller photo

Doctor Sangster

By Sangster, Paul

London: Epworth Press. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1962. Third Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and tear to price clipped DJ, fly shadows to endpapers, pencil name to front endpaper. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 372 pages; The Rev Dr William E Sangster was one of the UK's most loved and admired Christian leaders and preachers during the first half of the 20th century. His output of books and pamphlets was prolific. During his lifetime he refused to write an autobiography, concidering it to be a vanity. On his deathbed he was persauded that a biography would undoubtedly be written about his life and sent for his son to be the one to write it to make sure it told the whole story "warts and all". .

$15.33

Vilem Tausky Tells His Story  A Two-part Setting
seller photo

Vilem Tausky Tells His Story A Two-part Setting

By Tausky, Vilem; Tausky, Margaret

London: Stainer & Bell Ltd. Fair in Very Good dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. DJ protected by clear library sleeve, missing front endpaper, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Grey cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Good reading copy. ; 160 pages; Biography of the Czech conductor and composer. Due to his Jewish ancestry, the rise of the Nazis forced him to flee his homeland, first to Paris, where he joined the Free Czech Army, and then to England. An event that would change his life for there he would meet his future wife, Peggy. After the war Tausky became a British citizen and popularised Czech music becoming conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra. The story of a remarkable life, full of drama and anecdote. .

$10.87

More For Timothy Being the Second Instalment of an Autobiographical Letter  to His Grandson
seller photo

More For Timothy Being the Second Instalment of an Autobiographical Letter to His Grandson

By Gollancz, Victor

London: Gollancz. Good with no dust jacket. 1953. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, some grime to boards, lightly sunned spine, gutter cracked at title, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Good reading copy, no names inside. ; 392 pages; Second part of the autobiography of the noted British publisher and humanitarian. .

$10.87

Tomorrow's Sun  A smuggled journal from South Africa
seller photo

Tomorrow's Sun A smuggled journal from South Africa

By Joseph, Helen

London: Hutchinson. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1966. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. DJ protected by clear library sleeve, tape shadows to endpapers, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 304 pages; The story of a very brave woman and her fight against apartheid. Helen Joseph wrote mid way through her five year term of house arrest - "I know I must remain here in South Africa. And when the time comes...and I know it will come...when this country is free, I want to be here, to be part of it, to know I've earned my place in it." She lived just long enough to see it. Dying on Christmas Day,1992 at the age of 87. .

$15.33

The Bolter  Idina Sackville - The woman who scandalised 1920s Society and  became White Mischief's infamous seductress
seller photo

The Bolter Idina Sackville - The woman who scandalised 1920s Society and became White Mischief's infamous seductress

By Osborne, Frances

London: Virago. Very Good. 2009. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some reading and cover creases. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. ; B&W Photographs; 336 pages; Idina Sackville's life was so scandalous that it was kept a secret from her great-granddaughter Frances Osborne. Now, Osborne tells the moving tale of betrayal and heartbreak behind Sackville's road to scandal and return, painting a dazzling portrait of high society in the early twentieth century. .

$7.03

George Thomas, Mr.Speaker The Memoirs of the Viscount Tonypandy
seller photo

George Thomas, Mr.Speaker The Memoirs of the Viscount Tonypandy

By Tonypandy, Lord

London: Century Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Black cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 240 pages; The memoirs of the Welsh miner's son who served in various Labour governments before being elected Speaker of the House of Commons in 1976. .

$19.16

Des Lynam  The Biography
seller photo

Des Lynam The Biography

By Purcell, Steve

London: Andre Deutsch Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, a couple of dings to rear cover, slight grime to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. ; Photographs; 224 pages; Biography of the man who followed on from Dickie Davis as having the best known moustache on Saturday afternoon sports television in the UK. .

$15.28

Mrs Kennedy  The Missing History of the Kennedy Years
seller photo

Mrs Kennedy The Missing History of the Kennedy Years

By Leaming, Barbara

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to price clipped DJ, minor foxing to edges of reading block. ; Turquoise cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine, grey endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. DJ photo by Mark Shaw. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 400 pages; Biography focusing on the dramatic one thousand days of the Kennedy presidency and what it was like to be the First Lady in the White House. Based on eyewitness testimony, personal letters and declassified Secret Service reports and documents. .

$26.85

Next >