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W. B. Yeats and George Yeats: The Letters

By: Ann Saddlemyer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04590

ISBN: 0198184387

Condition: Very Good


During the twenty-two years of their married life, W.B. and George Yeats corresponded regularly and in depth whenever they were apart. The letters between them not only tell the story of the marriage of two minds and the world they created, but also illuminate how Yeats worked on his writing and reveal a refreshing image of the poet as a family man. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Henry Williamson: Tarka and the Last Romantic

By: Anne Williamson

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03771

ISBN: 0750914920

Condition: very good


This book, the first full biography of Williamson, provides an unflinching portrait of this deeply divided and often unhappy man. Profoundly affected by his experiences during the First World War, he was hailed by some as genius - bur upset many others by his apparent fascist sympathies, and Anne Williamson confronts this controversy. Meticulously researched and impressively detailed, this biography draws widely on Henry's own archive. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Basil Hume: The Monk Cardinal

By: Anthony Howard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03681

ISBN: 0755312473

Condition: Fine


Anthony Howard was granted unique access to Cardinal Hume's private papers and the people who knew him best to make this the definitive biography of one of the Catholic Church's greatest leaders. The D/w shows light shelf wear to its front and back panels. otherwise a good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Cardinal Richelieu and the Making of France

By: Anthony Levi

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Constable: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03968

ISBN: 0094801908

Condition: Near Fine


The story of Cardinal Richelieu is one of high drama, ruthless ambition and political intrigue- Anthony Levi's original and compelling biograp[hy reveals the extent of this great seventeenth-century statesman's scheming to gain state control over all cultural activities in order to further his aim of unifying France. There is light speckling to the head of the text block and light creasing to its edges. View more info

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The Western Balkans: a European Challenge

By: Anton Gosar, Safet Nurkovic, André-Louis Sanguin Milan Bufon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Koper, Zalozba Annales: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04627

ISBN: 9616033794

Condition: Very Good


The geographic term ' Western Balkans' main purpose was to identify the part of South-Eastern Europe which in the aftermath of Yugoslavia's disintegration, in the 1990's experienced disastrous military confrontations. This book tries to explains the history of the Balkans up to the present day. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Marie Antoinette

By: Antonia Fraser

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03900

ISBN: 0297819089

Condition: Near Fine


In this sympathetic - but never uncritical - study, Antonia Fraser has avoided the biography of some of Marie Antoinette's admirers and the misogyny of many of her critics. the result is an utterly riveting and intensely moving book by one of our finest biographers. There is a tiny tear to the base of the spine on the D/W, and there is a little creasing to the top edge D/W. A good, clean and tight copy View more info

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An Artist in Italy

By: Armfield, Maxwell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., Methuen & Co Ltd: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03214

Condition: Good


This book is all about the authors experiences has he travels and paints his way through Italy. The text is accompanied by sixteen illustrations painted by the author. The boards and spine are dirty and stained and the text block is a little grubby, it is also has rough cut pages. View more info

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Prisoner of Japan: A Personal War Diary, Singapore, Siam & Burma 1941-1945

By: Atcherley, Sir Harold

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Memoirs Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03469

ISBN: 1909304530

Condition: Very Good


Harold Atcherly was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. throughout his time as a prisoner from the fall of Singapore in 1942 until 1945 , he kept a diary, which he was able to bring home with him. This book is based on that diary, along with other diaries and official documents. The soft covers show light shelf wear. View more info

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Bound with Love: Letters Home from China 1935-1945

By: Audrey Salters

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Agequod Publications: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03719

ISBN: 0955753600

Condition: Near Fine


In 1935 Ronald and Gwyneth Still set out on the long sea voyage from Tilbury to China, where Ronald was engaged to work as a doctor in a small mission hospital in the north. After ten turbulent years they returned by the same route, those ten years , encompassing eight years under Japanese occupation and three years in internment in Shanghai, is told in these letters to their families in England. There is light wear to the edges of the covers. A good clean and tight cover. View more info

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Bradley (Great Generals).

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02666

ISBN: 0230600182

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Alan Axelrod applies insight and skillful attention to detail to the life, strategy, and legacy of the general who remains the model for all commanders today. View more info

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Briggo: Barry Briggs Speedway Champion - His Own Story

By: Barry Briggs

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Souvenir Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04294

ISBN: 0285620789

Condition: Very Good


Briggs, was a nervous novice when he arrived to join the celebrated Wimbledon team in 1952. Yet within 21 years he hand won every major honour in the sport. he also had an unrivalled record in international events. There is light fading to the blue boards, and the d/w has wear to its extremities and tears to the corners and head and base of the spine. it is also priced clipped. View more info

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The Mystery of Olga Chekhova

By: Beevor, Anthony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03510

ISBN: 0670915203

Condition: Near Fine


This is the extraordinary tale of how one family survived the Russian revolution, the civil war, the rise of Hitler, the Stalinist terror and the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. The top corner of the black boards is bumped and the D/W shows some shelf wear. there is a spot on the fore edge of the text block. A good tight copy View more info

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Jolly Green Giant

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03146

ISBN: 0712683593

Condition: Very Good


Here, in his own infectious style, David Bellamy tells the story of how he came to be one of Britain's best-loved botanist, campaigner and broadcasters. The text block is a little discoloured, and the D/J shows light shelf-wear with a small tear on the top front corner View more info

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The Accidental Adventurer

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03893

ISBN: 0593068491

Condition: Near Fine


This is not just another tale of derring-do for its own sake. Rather it's a book about defying expectations, conquering shyness, battling laziness and, just occasionally winning. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Ben Fogle Collection - Land Rover and Labrador - Two Books in One

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03868

ISBN: 0007969112

Condition: Fine


This book combines two of his previous publication, the first is about the Land Rover which after 67 years and 2 million vehicles the defender ceased production, and this book is a fitting tribute to this most British institution which has stood as a beacon of durability across the world. The second part of the book is about the Labrador, the most popular breed of dog in the world. This is the story of a dog breed which has captured our imagination and love for hundreds of years. The text block is lightly tanned. A clean and tight copy. The price of this book includes postage. View more info

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Gurdjieff; making a new world

By: Bennett, John G

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Turnstone Books: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04923

ISBN: 0855000198

Condition: Very Good


Gurdjieff was an extraordinary man who made a profound impact upon those who met him, even casually. Founding a school in France in the early 1920's known as the " Forest Philosophers ", he attracted a circle of remarkable men and women through whom his ideas have had more influence than many suspect, particularly in Europe and America. the text block is lightly marked and there is an inscription on the front end paper. the d/w is worn on the edges and corners and there are also small tears to the head and base of the spine . View more info

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Poems on the Underground

By: Benson, Gerard; Chernaik, Judith; Herbert, Cicely

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated: 1992

Sellers ID: 03313

ISBN: 0304342521

Condition: Very Good


This book is a collection of poetry that appears on the London Underground. There is a Christmas dedication on the F.F.P A tight clean copy. View more info

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The Deniable Agent: Undercover in Afghanistan

By: Berry, Colin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Mainstream Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03376

ISBN: 1845961765

Condition: Very Good


Colin Berry reveals the truth about what really happened and how he spent a year in a stinking Afghan jail, being beaten and tortured, before his release was finally negotiated. There is light marking to the text block fore edge A good, clean copy. View more info

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Mrs Zigzag: The Extraordinary Life of a Secret Agent's Wife

By: Betty Chapman; Ronald L. Bonewitz

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The History Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04749

ISBN: 0752488139

Condition: Near Fine


Much has been written about Eddie Chapman, films have been made, television programmes produced. Yet alongside eddie for most of his extraordinary life was an equally extraordinary woman: Mrs Zigzag. This book tell the story of the Chapman's often fraught but ultimately loving relationship for the first time. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Young Betjeman

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £17.50

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03767

ISBN: 0719545315

Condition: Very Good


John Betjeman became a national monument to equal any of those he described so delightfully. The most popular poet since Tennyson, knighted, Poet Laureate, commemorated in Westminster Abbey. When others were swept along by the jazz age, why was he drawn back to the Victorians? How , in Philip Larkin's phrase did he' become Betjeman'? There is light tanning to the text block edge and the d/w has some edge creasing and wear to the corners. View more info