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Boundless Horizons:: The Autobiography of Chris Bonington

By: Chris Bonington

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03956

ISBN: 0297646354

Condition: Very Good


This is the omnibus version of Chris Bonington's three volumes of his autobiography. The front blue board has a scratch on its face. The D/W has wear to its edges and corners. View more info

Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

By: Christopher Fifield

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Boydell Press: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03995

ISBN: 1843830124

Condition: Very Good


Kathleen Ferrier's name endures to this day for she struck a chord with a wide-ranging public, in concerts, on records and on the radio, despite a career which lasted barely ten years. She must have been fun to know, and from this collection of letters, just over three hundred of them gathered from Britain and around the world as well has her personal diaries, what emerges provides a sunny picture in the gloomy landscape of post-Second World War days . A good, clea and tight copy. View more info

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Fishermans Friend: A Life of Stephen Reynolds 1881-1919

By: Christopher Scoble

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Halsgrove Books ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04221

ISBN: 1841140929

Condition: Very Good


Stephen Reynolds is the lost voice of Edwardian literature. His writing like his life, was based upon a unique experience. In 1906 as a struggling writer barely recovered from a nervous breakdown, he was taken in by a family of Devon fishermen and threw up middle-class ties to live with then for the rest of his life. This is the first ever biography of Stephen Reynolds. There is a small date in ink on the inside top of the front flap of the D/W. View more info

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Eric Clapton : The Autobiography.

By: Clapton, Eric & Christopher Simon Sykes

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Century Publishing Ltd: 2007

Edition: 5th Edition

Sellers ID: 02051

ISBN: 1846055075

Condition: Very Good


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A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country

By: Clark, Wesley K.; Carhart, Tom

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan Trade: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02837

ISBN: 1403984743

Condition: Very Good


After rising to the rank of four - star general as Nato's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. Wesley Clark was drafted by popular demand to run for the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination in 2003, becoming a major leadership figure in politics. Here, for the first time, he uses his unique life experiences to reveal his vision for America. There is light wear to the edges of the boards and the text block has light spotting to its edges. View more info

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With Alex at War: From the Irrawaddy to the Po, 1941-1945

By: Clarke, Rupert

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02675

ISBN: 0850527171

Condition: Very Good


With Alex at War, is more than an important historical account; it is an invaluable lesson in leadership. The central figure achieved consistent and remarkable results without the overt ruthlessness and overriding ambition that are today regarded as essential to success. Alex's record proves that personal example, firmness of purpose, good manners and total integrity are themselves war - winning qualities. This remarkable book published in the Centenary year of the Irish Guards, the author's and Alex's Regiment, will inform and inspire. The DJ shows a little shelf ware. View more info

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My Life.

By: Clinton, Bill

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02036

ISBN: 0091795273

Condition: Very Good


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Journals

By: Cobain, Kurt

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Riverhead Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03562

ISBN: 1573222321

Condition: Fine


Kurt Cobain filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for Nirvana and his thoughts about fame, the state of music, and the people who bought and sold him and his music. More than twenty of these notebooks survived and have been locked in a safe since his death. Here is a mesmerizing insight in to one of the most influential musicians of his time. The corners of the hardcover are bumped and the D/W shows some shelf wear to its corners and black panels. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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A Thing in Disguise: The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton

By: Colquhoun, Kate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03474

ISBN: 0007143532

Condition: Fine


Drawing on thousands of Paxton's personal letters. This remarkable biography is a compelling story of a man who typifies the Victorian ideal of self- improvement and a touching portrait of one of that era's great heroes. The D/J shows light wear with markings to the front and rear panel. View more info

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G.K. Chesterton: A Half Century of Views

By: Conlon, D.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03480

ISBN: 0192122606

Condition: Near Fine


In this collection of essays, D.J. Conlon presents the views of more than fifty writers on the private and public life of G.K. Chesterton. The D.J shows some light indentations to the back panel. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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The long affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution

By: Conor Cruise O'BRIEN

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04353

ISBN: 1856196372

Condition: Very Good


In this biography, the author examines closely the various phases of Thomas Jefferson's relation to the French Revolution. He shows that Jefferson's commitment existed on two levels. At one level, it was a mystical priesthood in a holy cause. At another level, it was down-to-earth American politics, exploiting the popularity of the French Revolution with the American public, to the advantage of Virginia and Jefferson himself, and to the detriment of the commercial North-Eastern states and of jefferson's rivals. There is light wear to the d/w edges. A good tight copy. View more info

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Autobiography

By: Cooper, Henry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd: 1972

Edition: 2nd Impression

Sellers ID: 03300

ISBN: 0304290432

Condition: Very Good


This is Henry Coopers warm- hearted, highly entertaining autobiography. Remembered for putting Cassius Clay on the floor with his famous left hook called " Enery's 'ammer". This book will delight all boxing fans and especially those who still remember Henry Cooper. The text block has light spotting to its edges and the D/W also shows light edgewear, it is also priced-clipped. There is a christmas gift message in ink on the front end paper. ' Have a thumping good Xmas Dad, Mike '. It is still a good copy. View more info

Born Leader: Story of Guy Gibson VC

By: Cooper. Alan.W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Independent Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03503

ISBN: 1872836038

Condition: Very Good


There is little doubt that if asked to name a bomber pilot from the Second World War most people would name Guy Gibson. This book is a detailed account of how circumstances moulded one of the most outstanding pilots of the Second World War. There is light marking to the font board and the corners are bumped. There is a small tear to the head of the spine on the D/w which also has wear to its corners and crimping to its edges. View more info

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R.J. Corbins: Travels of a Bothy Boy

By: Corbin, R.J & Jen Green

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Potting Shed Publications: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03601

ISBN: 0952895609

Condition: Near Fine


Now in his ninth decade, Robert Corbin's " Travels of a Bothy Boy" makes fascinating reading not only for amateur and professional gardeners but also for everyone who cares about the natural environment. It is also an acknowledgement of his major contribution to the environmental wellbeing of London life . This number 512 of 1000 limited edition. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Cochrane the Dauntless: The Life and Adventures of Thomas Cochrane

By: Cordingly, David

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02133

ISBN: 074758088X

Condition: Very Good


Patrick O'Brian, C.S.Forester and Captain Marryat all based their literary heroes on Thomas Cochrane, but as David Cordingly shows, Cochrane's own exploits were far more daring and exciting than those of his fictional counterparts. View more info

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Heywood Sumner's Wessex

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Roy Gasson Associater: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02792

ISBN: 0948495014

Condition: Very Good


In this anthology Barry Cunliffe tells the story of Heywood Sumners life, introduces a selection of his writings on Wessex subjects and looks at his achievement as a naturalist, topographer and archaeologist. Fifty black-and-white illustrations and eight pages of colour plates show Sumner's delight in his adopted countryside. There are a couple of bumps to the base of the blue boards and the DJ shows shelf ware to its edges with a little creasing to its rear panel at the head. View more info

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest expeditions

By: David Attenborough

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Two Roads: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04002

ISBN: 1473664403

Condition: Very Good


Written with David Attenborough's trademark wit and charm, this book is not just the story of a remarkable adventure, but of the man who made us fall in love with the natural world, and who is still doing so today. There is a little creasing to the head of the d/w and spine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography

By: David Crane

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Publishers: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03854

ISBN: 0007450443

Condition: Near Fine


David Crane's definitive biography brings the man behind the legend to life, allowing Scott's voice to echo through its pages. Scott emerges as an extraordinary figure, a superlative leader of men in possibly the harshest environment on the planet. The price of this book includes 2nd class postage. View more info

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Jane Austen: A Life

By: David Nokes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04085

ISBN: 1857024192

Condition: Very Good


In this new biography of Jane Austen, David Noakes has re-examined her life and presents a picture of her which is less perfect but more full of dangerous excitement. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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Judy Garland

By: David Shipman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03901

ISBN: 1872180957

Condition: Near Fine


Judy Garland was one of the twentieth century's most popular entertainers. In this full length biography, the author traces the extraordinary life of a star who enchanted cinema audiences in the '30s and '40s and went on to thrill concert audiences in the 50's and 60's. The author also recreates the electrifying atmosphere of Garland's live performances. The D/w shows light shelf wear. View more info