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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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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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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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Robert Graves: The Assault Heroic, 1895-1926 vol 1

By: Graves, Richard Percival.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03473

ISBN: 0297816314

Condition: Very Good


The authors finely judged and compassionate biography of his uncle is rooted in a treasured collection of family letters and diaries. This is a closely observed account of an unsettled young man's struggle to find inspiration. There is light shelf wear to the covers and text block. View more info

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The Last Sane Man: Michael Cardew: Modern Pots, Colonialism, and the Counterculture (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

By: Harrod, Tanya

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 2013

Sellers ID: 03451

ISBN: 0300100167

Condition: Near Fine


This is the first biography of a man whose political and personal passions and prejudices have never seemed more relevant. It will interest historians of Empire and of civil rights, art and design historians and readers with a general interest in British culture. There is a Birthday gift dedication on the fep. There is a small tear to the top corner of the d/j and a small tear on the lower edge of the back panel. View more info

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Letters Home

By: Johnston, Brian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03422

ISBN: 0297841270

Condition: Fine


From the year Brian Johnston went to boarding school in 1920 until he was demobbed in 1945, he wrote a letter to his mother almost every week. A bundle of over 400 of Brian's letters were hidden in a box in his study after his death in 1994. These, often intimate, letters provide a remarkable insight into one of our most loved radio and television personalities. The d/j has light edge wear. View more info

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Martha Jane & Me

By: Mavis Nicholson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Random House UK: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04083

ISBN: 0701133554

Condition: Very Good


This first part of Mavis Nicholson's autobiography is an enchanting account of the joys and agonies of girlhood, and an unforgettable portrait of a community, its characters and a way of life just half a century ago, but a world away. The d/w shows light wear and creasing to its head and foot. View more info

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Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered

By: Moore, Doris Langley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03444

ISBN: 0719530954

Condition: Near Fine


Byron's life was cut short at thirty-six, but he had lived it so fully and among such varied scenes that a wealth of biographical material has come down to prosperity. The author is one of the few people who has sorted through these papers to find the man behind the myth. There is a gift dedication on the fep. The black boards has bumps to the top corners, the d/j does show light shelf wear to its edges. A good , clean copy. View more info

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Lord of the Isle: The Extravagent Life and Times of Colin Tennant (Lord Glenconner)

By: Nicholas Courtney

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bene Factum Publishing Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03110

ISBN: 190307164X

Condition: Very Good


This is the remarkable life story of Colin Tennant ( Lord Glenconner ) which charts the successes and failures of a man determined to make something out of nothing. He bought a small Caribbean island and strove to turn it into a luxurious holiday destination. and he succeeded. The happenings of the great and good on the isle of Mustique were of constant interest to the press. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge

By: Waldegrave, Katie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03479

ISBN: 0091931126

Condition: Fine


Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of best friends: William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the two poetic geniuses who shaped the romantic age. Drawing on a host of sources the author tells the never-before-told story of how two young women, born into greatness, shaped their own legacies. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info