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Des Lynam  The Biography
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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. .

$14.40

Mrs Kennedy  The Missing History of the Kennedy Years
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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. .

$25.31

A Game Of Moles The Deceptions of an MI6 Officer
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A Game Of Moles The Deceptions of an MI6 Officer

By Bristow, Desmond; Bristow, Bill

London: Little, Brown & Company. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear to unclipped DJ, boards slightly bowed, minor foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations; 304 pages; Autobiographical account of life as a counter-intelligence agent in the British Secret Service. This was the first insider account of the crippling effect on Western Intelligence services by Kim Philby, who was a friend and mentor to Bristow when he joined the service during WWII, and of "Moles" in general. .

$14.45

Within Whicker's World  An Autobiography
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Within Whicker's World An Autobiography

By Whicker, Alan

London: Elm Tree Books. Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket. 1982. Second Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and water staining to price clipped DJ, boards slightly bowed, minor foxing to edges of reading block. ; Second impression, April 1982. Grey cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations; 400 pages; The first of Alan Whicker's autobiographical writings celebrating his twenty-fifth year as a television broadcaster. As a reknowned documentory maker he revealed the lives of many famous people around the world but his own life was no less extraordinary. .

$14.45

Poultry in the Pulpit Further Revelations of the Vet in the Vestry
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Poultry in the Pulpit Further Revelations of the Vet in the Vestry

By Cameron, Alexander

Moffat, Scotland: Lochar Publishing Ltd. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. DJ protected by clear library sleeve. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. DJ artwork by John Headford. ; 224 pages; More anecdotal memoirs by the Minister of the church of Scotland who was formerly a successful veterinary surgeon. .

$11.45

Daniel Day-Lewis The Fire Within
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Daniel Day-Lewis The Fire Within

By Jenkins, Garry

London: Sidgwick & Jackson. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some damage to base of front of unclipped DJ possibly cat claws? Minor shelf wear to boards, some foxing to edges of reading block, one photo plate loose and laid in, slight staining to base of p214-9 and intervening plates. ; Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, cream endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 304 pages; The first written biography of screen star Daniel Day-Lewis. Drawing on interviews with Day-Lewis's family, friends and colleagues, this biography portrays a life from troubled boyhood to matinee idol manhood. .

$18.06

Jennie The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill
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Jennie The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill

By Leslie, Anita

London: Hutchinson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Unclipped DJ protected by clear sleeve, tape shadows to inside covers and endpapers, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, dark brown endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names inside. DJ design by Michael Brett. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 384 pages; Biography of the mother of Winston Churchill by her great-niece. .

$18.06

Daniel Day-Lewis  The Biography
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Daniel Day-Lewis The Biography

By Jackson, Laura

London: Smith Gryphon. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 224 pages; Biography of screen star Daniel Day-Lewis, including interviews with high-profile friends and colleagues, such as Judi Dench, Simon Callow, Barry Norman and David Puttnam. .

$14.45

Rock Hudson  His Story
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Rock Hudson His Story

By Hudson, Rock; Davidson, Sara

London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, gift message to front endpaper. Fly shadows and some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 256 pages; Authorised biography of Hollywood star Rock Hudson written at his request and with the cooperation of his closest friends, the definitive portrait of one of Hollywood's most enduring stars. .

$14.45

My Side of the Road
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My Side of the Road

By Lamour, Dorothy; McInnes, Dick

London: Robson Books Ltd. Fair in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, missing front endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Library binding with red rexine boards. Unclipped DJ protected by clear library sleeve. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 256 pages; Memoirs of Hollywood in it's heyday as told by screen star Dorothy Lamour to Dick McInnes. .

$18.06

Diana  Her True Story - In Her Own Words
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Diana Her True Story - In Her Own Words

By Morton, Andrew

London: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1997. Revised Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to top edge of reading block and slight ding to fore edge. ; First printing of the revised edition, 1997. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Photographs; 288 pages; Completely revised edition following the tragic and sudden death of the Princess in August 1997. .

$17.47

Jean Vanier and L'Arche  A Communion of Love
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Jean Vanier and L'Arche A Communion of Love

By Spink, Kathryn

London: Darton, Longman & Todd. Very Good+. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Lightly sunned spine, paper starting to tone at edges with light foxing to endpapers. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover photo uncredited. ; B&W Photographs; 224 pages; Biography of Jean Vanier, creator of the l'Arche movement. Tracing his early life and the growth of the movement he started in a small house in a vilage to the north of Paris in 1964. From small beginnings L'Arche has grown to a worldwide movement dedicated to the creation and growth of homes, programs, and support networks for people who have intellectual disabilities. .

$7.22

Experiences
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Experiences

By Toynbee, Arnold Joseph

London: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ with some sunning to spine, paper starting to tone at edges with fly shadows to endpapers, some foxing to top edge of reading block. ; Cerise cloth boards with gilt lettering to purple spine panel. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. DJ photo by Lotte Meitner-Graf. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 432 pages; Published on Toynbee's 80th birthday and sequel to the earlier Acquaintances. A useful overview of major events that occurred during his lifetime, particularly the rapid change in science, technology, education and public affairs. .

$25.31

The Beloved Little Admiral  The life and times of Admiral of the Fleet the  Hon.Sir Henry Keppel,G.C.B.,O.M.,D.C.L.,1809-1904
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The Beloved Little Admiral The life and times of Admiral of the Fleet the Hon.Sir Henry Keppel,G.C.B.,O.M.,D.C.L.,1809-1904

By Stuart, Vivian

London: Robert Hale. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1967. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ with some loss to top edge front and rear, fly shadows to endpapers with minor water staining to bottom fore corner of front endpaper. ; Signed by author on front endpaper "To Mr. Charles A. Lusted with the author's compliments & best wishes" with "see p.121" beneath. Charles A. Lusted was a noted dealer in medals and militaria based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Blue cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 272 pages; Biography of Queen Victoria's "beloved little Admiral" based on his own journals and books. A man in the old tradition of the Royal Navy who rose through the ranks from midshipman to Admiral of the Fleet. ; Signed by Author .

$57.83

Cleared for Take-off
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Cleared for Take-off

By Bogarde, Dirk

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Unclipped DJ protected by clear library sleeve, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. ; 240 pages; Bogarde's memoir of the wartime years, when he served as a Captain in photographic intelligence, and the immediate post-war period when he embarked upon his film career. .

$14.45

Victorian Cabinet Maker  The Memoirs of James Hopkinson 1819-1894
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Victorian Cabinet Maker The Memoirs of James Hopkinson 1819-1894

By Hopkinson, James; Goodman, Jocelyne Baty

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and tear to price clipped DJ, light foxing to top edge of reading block. ; Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ design by Keith Rawling. ; B&W Photographs; 160 pages; An interesting and detailed description of the everyday life of an ordinary person in Victorian England. James Hopkinson served his apprenticeship in Nottingham before working in cabinet makers shops in the city and later in Liverpool. His leather bound diary was discovered by his granddaughter and edited for publication by his great-granddaughter. .

$14.45

The Shoemaker's Son The Life of Hans Christian Andersen
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The Shoemaker's Son The Life of Hans Christian Andersen

By Burnett, Constance Buel

London: George G. Harrap & Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1950. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ with some loss to spine extremites and associated toning to top edge of spine, ink name to front endpaper, some foxing to DJ, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Fourth impression in fourth impression DJ, September 1950. Brown cloth boards blue lettering to spine and swan motif to front board. Nice tight copy DJ design uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 256 pages; The story of an ugly duckling who became a swan. The son of an Odense shoemaker, Hans Christian Andersen was a gangly youth who became a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, but is best remembered for his fairy tales. .

$14.45

The Day Before Yesterday
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The Day Before Yesterday

By Schofield, Gladys Mary

Huddersfield: H Barden & Company. Very Good. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Light reading creases and shelf wear, sticker ghost to rear cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; B&W Photographs; 176 pages; The autobiography of Gladys Schofield (nee Moore) , who was born in Golcar, a Yorkshire mill town near Huddersfield, in 1920. An interesting account of life in the area up to 1966 when she and her family emigrated to New Zealand. .

$7.22

Closing Times
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Closing Times

By Davin, Dan

London: Oxford University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ with some sunning to spine, paper starting to tone at edges with fly shadows to endpapers. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Wrap around DJ photo by Frank Monaco.. ; B&W Photographs; 224 pages; Literary memoirs of author and publisher, Dan Davin. Split into seven sections devoted to seven of his friends, all writers, who'd recently died: Julian Maclaren-Ross, W. R. Rodgers, Louis MacNeice, Enid Starkie, Joyce Cary, Dylan Thomas and the Yiddish poet Itzik Manger. .

$17.47

Bring on the Empty Horses
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Bring on the Empty Horses

By Niven, David

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1976. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ with some sunned spots to rear, light foxing and ink name to front endpaper. ; BCA CN3728. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 336 pages; Niven's second collection of stories of Hollywood in its heyday. .

$10.24

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