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Life ; An unauthorised Biography

By: Richard Fortey

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, the Folio Society: 2008

Edition: Folio Society

Sellers ID: 03862

Condition: Fine


This book covers the natural history of the first four thousand million years of life on Earth. A beautifully illustrated book, with an illustrated panel on the slipcase. A fine, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters: The Definitive Biography of the First American Billionaire

By: Richard Hack

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, New Millennium Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04231

ISBN: 189322435X

Condition: Very Good


The first definitive biography of the first American billionaire. Howard Hughes was a true American original: legendary lover, record - setting aviator, award-winning film producer, talented inventor, ultimate eccentric, and, for much of his lifetime the richest man in the United States. The spine as a lean. View more info

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People Who Eat Darkness: The Fate of Lucie Blackman

By: Richard Lloyd Parry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04129

ISBN: 0224079174

Condition: Very Good


This book is by turns, a non-fiction thriller, a courtroom drama and the biography of both victim and a killer. It is the story of a young woman who fell prey to unspeakable evil, and of a loving family torn apart by grief. And it is a fascinating insight into one of the world's most baffling and mysterious societies, a light shone into dark corners of Japan that the rest of the world has never glimpsed before. A good, tight copy. View more info

The Genius of James Thurber

By: Rosen. J. Rosen ( Editor )

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Sellers ID: 00699

Condition: Very Good


There is a small mark on the spine . View more info

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Blood and Fire : William and Catherine Booth and Their Salvation Army

By: Roy Hattersley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03729

ISBN: 0316851612

Condition: Fine


William Booth was one of the most extraordinary men of his age - a pawnbroker's clerk who was to found the most successful religious movement of the nineteenth century. It now numbers its membership in hundreds of thousands and can be found in virtually every country in the world. A good, clean and tight copy. 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

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Memoirs of a Foxhunting Man

By: Sasson, Siegfried.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1971

Edition: Folio edition

Sellers ID: 03102

Condition: Very Good


This book is an inspired picture of something that none of us will ever see again and all to few of us can remember - a picture of the English countryside as it he slipcase shows wear to its corners. There is light marking to the front of the text block. View more info

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Stalin : The Court of the Red Tsar

By: Simon Sebag-Montefiore

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Orion Pub Co: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04077

ISBN: 1842127268

Condition: Very Good


Based on a wealth of new materials from Stalin's archives, just recently opened, interviews with witnesses and massive research from Moscow to the Black Sea, this is a sensitive but damning portrait of the Genghis Khan of our epoch. There is light wear to the corners of the D/W View more info

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English Eccentrics

By: Sitwell, Edith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 1994

Edition: Folio edition

Sellers ID: 03118

Condition: Very Good


Eccentricity, is something related to those inner resources with which some people decide to confront the vicissitudes of life in general. However this may be, this volume can br recommended as an introductory text for students of the subject. Both the slipcase and book are in clean tight condition. 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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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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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini.

By: Translated by George Bull

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society Ltd: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03014

Condition: Very Good


Benvenuto Cellini was born in 1500, wrote his autobiography at intervals during the years 1558-66, and died in 1571. The first printed edition of the life did not appear until 1728, and it did not become widely known outside Italy until the early nineteenth century. During past hundred years it has taken in place as the most famous, or notorious, of all autobiographies. There is very light spotting to the text block edges and slight wear to the slipcase corners. This is ... View more info

The Princes in the Tower

By: Weir Alison

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1999

Edition: Folio Society

Sellers ID: 00554

Condition: Very Good


both the hardcover and the slipcase are v/good. View more info