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Churchill : A Biography

By: Roy Jenkins

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Pan MacMillan: 2001

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 04565

ISBN: 0333782909

Condition: Very Good


Exceptional in its breadth of knowledge and distinguished in style, ' Churchill ' is enlivened with humour and highlighted with a penetrating intelligence. " Churchill " might well become the defining book on its subject. Their bumps and creasing to the corners. A good, tight copy. View more info

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The Life of Senna ; The Biography of Ayrton Senna

By: Rubython, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, BusinessF1 Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02032

ISBN: 0954685733

Condition: Very Good


A soft cover book in V/G condition with several pages of colour plates. View more info

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Spitfire Odyssey: My Life at Supermarines, 1936-57

By: Russell.C.R

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Kingfisher Railway Productions.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03498

ISBN: 0946184186

Condition: Fine


This is the biography of Cyril Richard Russel who spent most of his life working in the aviation industry.Joining the Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd. at the age of 14 and gaining an apprenticeship as a sheet metal worker and staying with the company until 1946. The d/w shows light shelf wear and is priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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McQueen: The Biography

By: Sandford, Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Entertainment: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03114

ISBN: 0002571951

Condition: Very Good


McQueen' brings life to the Hollywood icon, the enigmatic and intensely troubled King of Cool who was both admired and feared by those who knew him. This is the definitive story of the complex man behind the icon of cool. The text block has some light marking to its edges, and a slight lean on the spine, the D/J has a small tear to the rear bottom corner, it is also priced-clipped. View more info

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A Castle in Tuscany: The Fascinating Life of Janet Ross

By: Sarah Benjamin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Australia, Pier 9: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03676

ISBN: 1740458869

Condition: Fine


Racing Bedouin chiefs across the desert on horseback, bringing new ways of farming to italy and new ways of eating to England: no matter where she was and what she was doing, Janet Ross was a powerful personality who made her mark on those around her. In this book the author brings this singular, talented, contradictory woman and her remarkable times vividly to life. A clean, tight and fine copy. View more info

My Formula for Success.

By: Schumacher, Michael; Allsop, Derick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Ebury Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02099

ISBN: 0091827914

Condition: Very Good


The corners have been bumped on the D/J and boards. also the D/J is creased in places and is priced clipped. View more info

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Evelyn Waugh: a Biography

By: Selina Hastings

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Houghton Mifflin: 1994

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03838

ISBN: 1856192237

Condition: Near Fine


Selina Hastings has uncovered a wealth of new material, in particular on Waugh's childhood, his dissipated undergraduate life, first marriage, several love affairs during the 1930s, his turbulent war, and his enduring but thorny relationship with three favourite women of the world. Selina Hastings as written a perceptive, comprehensive and entertaining biography. There is light spotting to the text block, and the D/W has wear to its edges and a small tear on the top back... View more info

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Shackleton: The Polar Journeys

By: Shackleton, Sir Ernest.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Birlinn Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03525

ISBN: 1841581968

Condition: Near Fine


This omnibus edition combines' Heart of Antarctic and South, Ernest Shackleton's personal accounts of his polar expeditions. Heart of the Antarctic is the story of his polar expedition of 1907-1909, part of his never-ending quest to reach the South Pole. South is Shackleton's account of a journey that began in August 1914 with high hopes of a first in exploration and ended two years latter in a desperate struggle for survival. The D/W is covered in p... View more info

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A Country Woman's Journal: The Sketchbook of a Passionate Naturalist

By: Shaw, Margaret

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Constable: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03037

ISBN: 1841196312

Condition: Very Good


Hidden in a drawer for over seventy years, Margaret Shaw's perfectly preserved sketchbook diaries of 1926 to 1928 record in watercolour and prose the flora and fauna of an almost vanished world, where eaves swarm with house martins, elm trees still grow tall and hedgerows are everywhere filled with " quarrelsome noisy wrens " . a delightful book. There is an owners name in faint pencil on the front end paper. View more info

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Bold Man of the Sea: My Epic Journey

By: Shekhdar, Jim

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03284

ISBN: 0340821701

Condition: Very Good


Through nine eventful months at sea , Jim Shekhdar travelled more than 10,000 miles from South America to Queensland and became the first person ever to row single-handed across the Pacific Ocean. The corners have been bumped. A good ,clean and tight copy View more info

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Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo

By: Siân Rees

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Michael O'Mara: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04203

ISBN: 1782433872

Condition: Very Good


Who was Lucie Aubrac? What did she really do in 1943? And was she truly the spirit of " La vraie France ", or a woman who could not resist casting herself as a heroine, whatever the cost to the truth? Sian Rees' penetrating account is the first full English - language biography of this extraordinary woman. There is light wear to the edges of the D/W. there is also a dirty smudge on the front end paper. View more info

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For Want of the Golden City

By: Sitwell, Sacheverell

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03162

ISBN: 050001096X

Condition: Very Good


A major work by one of the finest and most original writers of English prose, this book is a self-portrait of the author, though in no sense is it an autobiography. There is a signature ( not the authors ) and date in ink on the inside of the front fly-leaf. The D/J shows light shelf-wear to its edges top and base. View more info

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John Buchan and His World

By: Smith, Janet Adam

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03394

ISBN: 0500130671

Condition: Very Good


The author has had wide access to his family papers including previously unpublished photographs , and provides a penetrating insight into this statesman-cum-writer-cum country gentleman. The D/J shows light edge ware. A good ,clean and tight copy View more info

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Sea of Memories

By: Smith, Stan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Spellmount Publishers Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03353

ISBN: 0946771189

Condition: Very Good


This book is one man's adventures over 29 years in the Royal Navy. William Stanley Smith, was born in 1899. At the age of 15 years he ran away to sea and this is the beginning of a fascinating story. Stan Smith's recollection of the Great Fighting Ships of the First World War including the ' Q' Ships makes this book both interesting and informative. With light indentations and rippling to the D/W this is a good clean copy. View more info

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Bogart

By: Sperber. A.M ; Eric Lax

Price: £16.50

Publisher: USA, William Morrow & Co: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03584

ISBN: 0688075398

Condition: Near Fine


Humphrey Bogart died in 1957, and it has taken forty years for a truly in-depth biography of him to appear. But Bogart is not just another movie star biography. Perhaps no other book has provided a more graphic rendering of what life was like for a contract player when the big studios ruled Hollywood or has captured in the late 1940's as some of the biggest names in the industry pitted themselves against the excesses of House Un-American Activities Committee in the early... View more info

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Mozart: The Early Years 1756-1781

By: Stanley. Sadie

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03392

ISBN: 0198165293

Condition: Very Good


In this work the author draws on the wealth of new scholarship to create a magnificent critical study of the composer's early life and works. The D/J has light edge ware . View more info

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Christopher Lloyd His Life at Great Dixter

By: Stephen Anderton

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03757

ISBN: 0701181133

Condition: Fine


Christopher Lloyd was one of the greatest English gardeners of the twentieth century, perhaps the finest plantsman of them all. His creation is the garden at Great Dixter in East Sussex. This enjoyable and revealing book is also the story of Dixter from 1910 to 2006, a unique, unbroken history of one English house and one English garden spanning a century. A fine, clean and tight book. View more info

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Violette Szabo ' The Life That I Have...' The Heroic Tale of a Female Spy in Nazi- Occupied France

By: Susan Ottaway

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Leo Cooper: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04206

ISBN: 0850527805

Condition: Near Fine


This book reveals the facts behind this extraordinary young woman's life, imprisonment and death in the hell-on-earth that was Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. Drawing on extensive research from sources all over Europe, Violette Szabo, is both gripping and unashamedly disturbing. But those who take up the challenge will find it deeply moving and rewarding. View more info

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Marie Curie: A Life

By: Susan Quinn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04356

ISBN: 0434605034

Condition: Near Fine


Marie Curie is one of the most celebrated women of all time. Yet, until now, this complicated, struggling human being has remained obscured by the story-book image of a paragon too god to be true.Marie Curie is a brilliant, moving and often surprising portrait of a vulnerable woman who was a heroine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Tomorrow To Be Brave

By: Susan. Travers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03666

ISBN: 0593046439

Condition: Very Good


This book is the story of Susan Travers' extraordinary life, from her childhood in England, her girlhood in inter-war Europe, her decision to join the Free French in search of adventure, her part in the North African campaign and, most remarkable of all, her time after the war in the Foreign Legion as a regular officer - the only women ever to have achieved this. The green boards are bumped at the corners and the text block is tanned and the spine is slightly cocked. the... View more info