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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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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

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John Betjeman: New Fame, New Love

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £17.50

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03773

ISBN: 0719550025

Condition: Fine


This book is the centrepiece of Bevis Hillier's sparkling trilogy, one of the most entertaining of biographies . Betjeman's loves and longings are described, as well as the beginning of his close and enduring friendship with Lady Elizabeth Cavendish. The d/w has rippling to the top edge front and back and light wear to the top front corner. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Speaking for Myself: The Autobiography.

By: Blair, Cherie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Little, Brown: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02050

ISBN: 1408700980

Condition: Good


There is some shelf wear to the board edges an the D/J has creasing on the head and foot of the spine there is also a small tear on the head of the spine and there is wear to the top corners. View more info

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Lantern Slides: The Diaries and Letters of Violet Bonham Carter 1904-1914

By: Bonham Carter, Mark. & Mark Pottle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03420

ISBN: 0297816497

Condition: Near Fine


Through these remarkable diaries and letters, published for the first time, the decade before the first world war- is seen from a unique ringside seat, social as well as political. Violet Bonham Carter is revealed as a diary and letter writer par excellence, recording a way of life in a world that was soon to disappear for ever. The d/j has crimping to its edges and light wear to the head of the spine. A good. clean and tight copy. View more info

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No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Faber and Faber: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03484

ISBN: 057126929X

Condition: Near Fine


Bernie Ecclestone has never fully revealed how he graduated from selling second-hand cars in London's notorious Warren Street to become the major player he is today. But he finally decided to tell his life story. This book is a classic rags-to-riches saga, the unique story of a unique man. A clean and tight copy View more info

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Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie

By: Bowie, Angela; Carr, Patrick

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Orion: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02798

ISBN: 1857970217

Condition: Very Good


Backstage Passes is Angela Bowie's story, a raunchy rollercoaster of a memoir that reveals all. Scandalous ,sexy and uncompromising , this no ordinary star's wife's autobiography. It is a vivid account of an incredible era, a show business odyssey that spans four decades and recreates the glamour and raw energy of stars at the pinnacle of their careers. There is spotting to the text block edges and the DJ shows shelf ware and light scuffing. View more info

Cheshire V.C

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02686

Condition: Good


Russell Braddon takes the Cheshire story form its earliest days up to the time of publication, with a wealth of detail. giving the reader a true and balanced picture of one of the most colourful and vivid personalities of the war and post war Britain. The boards shows wear to the base of the spine and edges and the text block is a little discoloured. Although the DJ is covered in clear plastic it is still worn, with small nicks around the head and base of the spine, there is also a large tear to the base of the rear panel of about 4cm, the leading edge of the DJ is worn as are the top and bot... View more info

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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony

By: Brian Moynahan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Quercus: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04375

ISBN: 0857383000

Condition: Very Good


Weaving Shostakovich's own story and that of many others into context of the maelstrom of Stalin's purges and the brutal Nazi invasion of Russia. this book is a magisterial and moving account of one of the most tragic periods in history. View more info

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Triumph in the West, 1943-46 (The Alanbrooke diaries) Part Two

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Grafton: 1986

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02739

ISBN: 0586068368

Condition: Good


based on Lord Alanbrooke's own War Diaries, Triumph in the West, is the second volume of Arthur Bryant's masterly war history, provides both an incisive depiction of the master-strategist at work and a fascinating and often highly amusing inside view of the great leaders of the Second World War as they met to plan the defeat of the Axis Powers. The covers show usage and the corners are creased . and the text block shows staining and spotting. View more info

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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

By: Caddick-Adams, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Preface Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02847

ISBN: 1848091524

Condition: Very Good


Two men who came to personify British and German generalship in the Second World War: Montgomery and Rommel. This is the first comparative biography written of the two. It explores how each was ' made ' by their war leaders, Churchill and Hitler. There is light marking to the text block front edge. View more info

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Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor

By: Callow, Simon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03082

ISBN: 0413587703

Condition: Very Good


Most actors are lucky to leave behind one memorable role. Charles Laughton's gift to the world- and to mimics - is unique. Not just one but three universally recognised creations; the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Henry VIII and Captain Bligh. These and glimpses of the complex actor behind them- live on, years after his death. The text block is lightly tanned with some spotting. View more info

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Born Fearless: From Kids' Home to SAS to Pirate Hunter - My Life as a Shadow Warrior

By: Campion, Phil

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Quercus Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02718

ISBN: 0857383779

Condition: Very Good


Not dead yet. Not kidnapped, captured, tortured or killed. But he has come close. Meet ' Big ' Phil Campion. To his fellow operators he's a private military contractor. To you or me he's a mercenary, a soldier of fortune, a gun for hire, selling violence to the highest bidder. But to Big Phil it's all just another chapter in a life spent fighting in the shadows. There is light marking on the text block edge. View more info

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Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

By: Carlin, Peter, James

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Rodale Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03042

ISBN: 1594863202

Condition: Very Good


Despite their utopian visions, infectious hooks, and stunning harmonies, the Beach Boys were beset by abuse, jealousy, and terrifying mental illness. In this book the author pulls back the curtains on Brian Wilson. One of popular music's most revered luminaries, as well as its biggest mystery. There is a black mark on the top of the text block which could mean it was a publishers remainder book. The D/W shows light wear to its corners. View more info

Isabella de' Medici: The Glorious Life and Tragic End of a Renaissance Princess

By: Caroline Murphy

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04568

ISBN: 057123030X

Condition: Very Good


This is the beautifully told story of the most brilliant and celebrated women of Renaissance Florence - and her Brutal end. Based on newly discovered archives, this richly illustrated biography reveals Isabella's extraordinary true story for the first time. There is light wear to the d/w extremities. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Black Diamonds : The Rise and Fall of a Great English Dynasty

By: Catherine Bailey

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04399

ISBN: 0670915424

Condition: Near Fine


Set in the turbulent first fifty years of the twentieth century, when the fabric of English society changed beyond recognition, ' Black Diamond ' tells the story of the unravelling of one of Britain's wealthiest dynasties. There is a tiny nic to the top of the D/w which has been repaired by a paper patch on the inside of the D/w. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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Montgomery of Alamein

By: Chalfont, Alun

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02829

ISBN: 0297770810

Condition: Very Good


The figure that emerges from this book is one of the great paradoxes of recent military history - a general loved by his soldiers, feared by his enemies and heartily disliked by many of his contemporaries. The text block is grubby on its edges and the DJ although protected in plastic has tears and chips to its back panel. There is also a dedication in ink on the f.e.p. It is still a tight readable copy. View more info

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Korda: Britain's Only Movie Mogul: The Definitive Biography

By: Charles Drazin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04175

ISBN: 0283063505

Condition: Very Good


Sir Alex Korda was one of the world's most important and charismatic movie moguls, he made movies that in their scale, glamour and sophistication equalled and often surpassed Hollywood. Drawing on a wealth of previously unpublished material, this biography was the first book to go behind the myths to reveal the many sides of one of the twentieth century's most intriguing figures. There is light creasing to the head of the spine on the D/W. A good clean and tidy book. View more info

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My Manchester United Years.

By: Charlton, Sir Bobby.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 00010

ISBN: 0755316193

Condition: Very Good


A 1st Edition secondhand book signed 'To Mark Bobby Charlton', not priced clipped. Both book and dustwrapper are in very good condition.In this first part of Sir Bobby Charlton's autobiography he describes his early life growing up in a tight- knit mining community in the North- East of England and charts his extraordinary career at Manchester United. View more info

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Albert Ball, V.C.

By: Chaz Bowyer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wales, Bridge Books: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04115

ISBN: 1872424392

Condition: Very Good


Albert Ball rose from obscurity to a position of international renown as a fighter pilot in only 15 months. He died at the age of 20, having been awarded the Military Cross, three distinguished Service Orders, the Russian Order of St George and posthumously the French Legion d'Honneur and Britain's highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy , the Victoria Cross. There is light fading to the spine and creasing to the spine ends. View more info