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Dostoevsky: Reminiscences

By: Anna Dostoevsky

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Wildwood House Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007234

ISBN: 070450202X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First English edition, pp xxxii, 448, notes, glossary, index. View more info

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With Breast Expanded.

By: Behan, Brendan.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macgibbon & Kee.: 1964

Seller ID: 007048

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in red cloth covers and gilt titles, in Very good condition, with dustwrapper, price-clipped, otherwise also in Very Good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, Signed by previous owner, the artist Paul Hogarth, pp208. Writings by Brendan Behan View more info

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Burton.

By: Farwell, Byron.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Longmans & Co.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004092

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, slightly edgeworn dustwrapper, top and bottom of spine internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp xv, 431, b&w illustrations, maps and graphs in text, bibliography, notes, index. View more info

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Song of a Boy.

By: Holland, John.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003935

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original cloth covered boards with small gilt illustration, some uneven fading to front board and slight foxing throughout, markings on endpapers from glue, facsimile signature, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 177, colour illustrations, index, printed on handmade paper. View more info

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An Unquiet Mind, a Memoir of Moods and Madness

By: Jamison, Kay Redfield

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Picador: 1996

Edition: Proof Copy

Seller ID: 004885

ISBN: 0330346504

Condition: Near Fine


Card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Uncorrected proof copy, pp 220. Very Scarce. Dr Kay Redfield Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive illness. She has also experienced it first-hand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, she was affected by the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients. An Unquiet Mind is a memoir of enormous candour, courage, wit and wisdom, which examines manic depression from the dual perspectives of the healer and the healed, reveal... View more info

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The Man On My Back: An Autobiography.

By: Linklater, Eric.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003959

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some egewear, several small closed tears internally repaired and wear to top and bottom of hinges, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, fifth printing, pp vii, 341. View more info

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James Wright of Bristol: A Memorial of a Fragrant Life.

By: Pierson, Arthur T.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co.: 1906

Seller ID: 007226

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with foxing to some of the pages, some small marks to boards, bottom corners bumped, light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, with pp270, b&w illustrations, with frontispiece photo of James Wright. James Wright of Bristol: A Memorial of a Fragrant Life. View more info

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A Connoisseur's Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill

By: Richard Langworth

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Brassey's (UK) Ltd: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007374

ISBN: 1857532465

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp xi 372, b&w illustrations, appendices. Scarce Title. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Imagine John Lennon

By: Solt, Andrew; Egan, Sam

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003407

ISBN: 0747501882

Condition: Fine


A4 sized hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper with very slight shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, b&w and colour illustrations. An illustrated look a the life of John Lennon. Very Scarce title. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS OR OVERSEAS WE MAY ASK FOR ADDITIONAL POSTAGE. View more info

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Jane Austen: A Life.

By: Tomalin, Claire.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Viking: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007079

ISBN: 0670865281

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in dark blue covers, with gilt titles, in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, some light fading to spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp360, map showing Steventon and the Austen's Hampshire Neighbours. Jane Austen: A Life. View more info

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A Wider Sky

By: Williams, Kyffin

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Gomer Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006016

ISBN: 0863837573

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with very slight shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, Second Impression, Signed by Author on title page, pp xiv, 255, b&w illustrations throughout. Scarce title View more info