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Image for Emma Darwin: The Inspirational Wife of a Genius

Emma Darwin: The Inspirational Wife of a Genius

By: Edna Healey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03844

ISBN: 0747275793

Condition: Near Fine


Although not a scientist herself, Emma understood her husbands Charles work, read his proofs and welcomed his scientific friends warmly to their home in Bloomsbury and subsequently at Downe House in Kent. This beautifully researched and well written nineteenth century history will fascinate everyone interested in the notion of a 'wife of fame' There is light shelf wear to the D/w edges. The price of this book includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

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Tracy Edwards: Living Every Second: The Autobiography of the Whitbread Round-the-world Champion

By: Edwards, Tracy

Price: £13.10

Publisher: UK., Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 02450

ISBN: 0340770422

Condition: Good


Tracy Edwards is a true heroine of our time. Against unimaginable odds she captained the first all -woman crew in the longest, toughest yacht race in the world. With courage, adventure, humour, and gritty determination, this is an enthralling story and a unique insight into the making of a heroine. There is the authors signature and dedication on the title page. The boards and D/W have indents to them. View more info

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Eisenhower

By: Eisenhower David

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Sellers ID: 01779

ISBN: 0002177692

Condition: Good


The book has staining on the inside of d/w it may have been damp at some stage back of spine may have been damp and is slightly dirty edges to pages which are rough cut on front edges.Agood copy otherwise. View more info

The Man in the Middle.

By: Elleray, David

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London UK, Time Warner: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01984

ISBN: 0316727148

Condition: Very Good


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Banksy

By: Ellsworth-Jones, Will

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03166

ISBN: 1845136993

Condition: Very Good


For someone who shuns the limelight to the extent of concealing his real name, Banksy is remarkably famous. His street art in London is now the subject of guide books and walking tours. His artwork sells for six-figure sums at auction, but who is Banksy? The author sets out to try to discover the identity of this mysterious modern day street artist. There is a small indentation on the front cover. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping i... View more info

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The Last Fighting Tommy

By: Emden, Richard Van

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Sellers ID: 03124

ISBN: 0747591156

Condition: Very Good


At the time this book was written in 2007, Harry Patch, was the last British soldier alive to have fought in the trenches of the First World War, and was one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. A good clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Alexandra the Last Tsarina

By: Erickson Carolly

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Constable and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01301

ISBN: 1841194646

Condition: Very Good


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The Death of Kings: Royal Deaths in Medieval England

By: Evans, Michael

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Hambledon Continuum: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02860

ISBN: 1852852682

Condition: Very Good


The Death of Kings is an account of what is known about the deaths of all medieval English kings - natural, violent or accidental. It also shows writers such as Shakespeare drew morals from such deaths and about the characters of individual kings, giving these deaths and imaginative and symbolic resonance that has lasted until the present day. The top rear corner as a small tear. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take ... View more info

Spike

By: Farnes Norma

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, 4th Estate: 2003

Edition: First Edtion

Sellers ID: 01478

ISBN: 1841157864

Condition: Very Good


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Alex Ferguson My Autobiography

By: Ferguson, Alex

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01968

ISBN: 0340919396

Condition: Good


This is the inspiring story of a man who is widely considered to be the greatest manager in the history of British football . The red boards are lightly bumped at the top corner and scuffed on the lower back corner and the D/W has some creasing to top of jacket and also on the top corner outside and inside on the front flap. View more info

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Audrey Hepburn, Elegant Spirit

By: Ferrer, Hepburn, Sean.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03521

ISBN: 0283073853

Condition: Fine


This book features nearly three hundred photographs, documents and artwork by Audrey herself, many of which have previously been unavailable. In this unprecedented memoir, Sean Hepburn Ferrer remembers the actress the world adored has only a son can. There is very light shelf-wear to the D/W . A good , clean copy. View more info

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The Pain and the Privilege: The Women in Lloyd George's Life

By: Ffion Hague

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, HarperPress: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03899

ISBN: 0007219490

Condition: Very Good


In this impressively researched and hugely sympathetic account, based on thousands of original documents and letters, Ffion Hague explores the lives of the women who loved Lloyd George. For the extraordinary women in Lloyd George's life, theirs was indeed ' the pain and the privilege of smoothing the path of a famous man'. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Montgomery

By: Field-Marshal Montgomery

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 01765

Condition: Good


There is an owners label on the F e p. The d/w is chipped and foxed. View more info

Montgomery of alamein

By: Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein K.G G.C.B D.S.O

Price: £13.55

Publisher: lONDON, b.c.A: 1973

Sellers ID: 01757

Condition: Very Good


This is a book Club copy of this autobiography by Montgomery of Alamein The book is bumped on top of spine and cover has tears and chipped. View more info

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Agincourt: My Family, the Battle and the Fight for France

By: Fiennes, Ranulph

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03365

ISBN: 1444792083

Condition: Very Good


With fascinating detail on the battle plans. weaponry, and human drama of Agincourt, this is a gripping evocation of a historical event integral to English identity and the Fiennes family. There is a gift dedication on the ffep. The D/W shows light signs of wear to its edges and corners View more info

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A People's Tragedy : the Russian Revolution 1891-1924

By: Figes,Orlando

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pimlico: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03393

ISBN: 071267327X

Condition: Very Good


Vast in scope, based on exhaustive original research, and written with passion, narrative skill and human sympathy, this book is the definitive account of the Russian Revolution for a new generation. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Barrow's Boys

By: Fleming, Fergus

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Granta Books: 1998

Edition: 4th printing

Sellers ID: 03122

ISBN: 186207173X

Condition: Very Good


John Barrow, Second Secretary to the Admiralty launched in 1816 and 1845 a hand picked teams of naval officers to scoure the earth's empty spaces. At this time the atlas was littered with blanks. What was at the North Pole? Was there a North-West passage? What lay at the heart of Africa ? Did Antarctica exist. Often at odds with each other they entered a void and, with great hardship, either conquered it or died in the attempt. The D/J shows light shelf-wear to its edge... View more info

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Behind the Shades the Autobiography

By: Fletcher Duncan

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster.: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Sellers ID: 00385

ISBN: 0743275594

Condition: Very Good


Before hie resignation in 2007,Duncan Fletcher had beem the most successful England cricket coach of the modern era.He had in fact,arguably dragged the team into the modern era,taking England to second in the world rankings after decades in the doldrums.Behind the Shades is the riveting and revelatory autobiography of the man who put the pride back into the English cricket team.This book complete with D/W is in V/G condition. View more info

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Being Freddie

By: Flintoff Andrew and Myles Hodgson

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00169

ISBN: 0340896280

Condition: Fine


Being freddie is a very personal account of flintoff's meteoric rise to the top. recounting the most dramatic, significant moments in his carreer to date. this is a first edition hardback book in fine condition as is the dustwrapper View more info

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My Life So Far.

By: Fonda Jane.

Price: £18.08

Publisher: Ebury Press.: 2005

Edition: Facsimle.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 00155

ISBN: 0091906105

Condition: Very Good


This is a first UK printing which is signed on the title page.This book as two small bumps to the corners, but is otherwise in V/G condition as is the D/W, which does have two stickers on the front one saying '' signed copy - books etc '' and the other is two recommendations one from Lord Putnam and the other from the Daily Express. View more info