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31 Keeping On Keeping On
Bennett, Alan Faber and Faber | Profile Books London 2016 1781256497 / 9781781256497 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket in excellent, near fine condition. A few very light, very small bumps to the edges. Clean, tight and unmarked. Binding nice and square. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xiii, 721. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306802 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
46 Stories, Political Writings, and Autobiographical Works
Boll, Heinrich ; edited by Martin Black Continuum Publishing New York and London 2006 0826417981 / 9780826417985 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Excellent fine as new condition. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). pp. xxii, 306. 303136 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
32 An Autobiography
Bennett, Mary St Hilda's College Oxford 2006 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A slim paperback. In very good, clean condition, but with a couple of minor blue marks to the front cover. pp. 109. 308741 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
47 Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love
Booth, James Bloomsbury London 2014 1408851660 / 9781408851661 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second impression. Clean, tight and unmarked. In excellent, very near fine condition. Minor bump to the base of the spine. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 532. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 107031 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
33 William Wordsworth : His Homes and Haunts
Bensusan, Samuel Levy ; with 12 drawings by A. Forestier and 4 portraits. T. C. & E. C. Jack London 1910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
n.d. stated but 1910 [ref. British Library]. The Pilgrim Books series, no. 3. Hardback, green imitation / mock leather-type boards. Green endpapers. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing. 80pp. 101386 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
48 My Father and Edward Ardizzone: A Lasting Friendship
Booth-Clibborn, Edward ; illustrated with Edward Ardizzone Christmas cards Patrick Hardy Books London 1983 074440018x / 9780744400182 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. In excellent condition. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Faint imprint from an old erased pencil price mark at the top corner of the front endpaper. Front flap of the dust jacket price clipped. A brief but warm personal account by Edward Booth-Clibborn, of the long friendship between his father, Augustin Booth, and Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated with Christmas cards sent by Edward and Catherine each year. pp. 48. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106068 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
34 A Version of the Truth
Bentley, Nicolas Andre Deutsch London 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Orange cloth. In very good clean condition. The dust jacket torn and chipped at the edges. Also price clipped. The DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 208pp. 301606 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
49 Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763
Boswell, James ; with introduction and notes by Frederick A. Pottle William Heinemann Ltd 1951 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Near very good condition. Binding firm. Small speckles to outer closed textblock foredge. Top edge blue. Previous owner's signature and date on the reverse of the front endpaper. The dust jacket is worn and torn but now protected and presents neatly in a clear, archival quality, film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or dust jacket in any way). pp. xiii, 370. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 104832 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
35 The Italics Are Mine
Berberova, Nina Chatto and Windus London 1991 0701136987 / 9780701136987 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in good condition. All outer closed textblock edges are foxed (quite heavily) and the pages are browned / tanned. Pale indentation on the f.e.p. from a previous pencilled price mark. No names or inscriptions. 600pp. A working / reading copy. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 103704 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
50 A Shape of My Own: A Memoir of Anorexia and Recovery
Bowman, Grace Viking 2006 0670916188 / 9780670916184 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. xv, 288. 055033 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
36 Oppenheimer: Portrait of an Enigma
Bernstein, Jeremy Duckworth 2004 0715633309 / 9780715633304 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped [16.99], the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. xi, 223. 303200 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
51 A Girl's Life Eighty Years Ago: Selections from the Letters of Eliza Southgate Bowne
Bowne, Eliza Southgate ; with an introduction by Clarence Cook Chapman and Hall London 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Illustrated with portraits. Cloth. The binding can only be described as 'grubby' / greyed / discoloured etc. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontis. portrait lacks tissue guard; further portraits throughout, all with tissue guards. Some scattered foxing. pp. xii, 239. 302032 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
37 Coronet Among The Grass
Bingham, Charlotte Heinemann London 1972 0434071021 / 9780434071029 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First reprint (same year as first edition). Red cloth boards. very good clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a short tear at the top edge next to the spine. Also price clipped. The DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 156pp. 301502 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
52 Roy Thomson of Fleet Street
Braddon, Russell Collins London 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue boards. Previous owner's signature on front pastedown and date on f.e.p. Otherwise VG. Dust jacket has some rubs to the surface of the back cover and spine. Not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 397pp. 302755 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
38 Akbar (Short Biographies, No. 21)
Binyon, Laurence Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1944 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 
165pp. Grey cloth boards. Some foxing. Reprint. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed, with small chips and nicks to the edges and some light marks. Not price clipped. 165pp. 011883 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
53 Roy Thomson of Fleet Street
Braddon, Russell Collins London 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue boards. Previous owner's signature on f.e.p. Otherwise VG. Lacks dust jacket. Small marks to rear board.397pp. 302756 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
39 J. M. Barrie and The Lost Boys
Birkin, Andrew Constable London 1979 0094620008 / 9780094620001 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some light foxing spots to outer textblock foredge. Otherwise VG, clean. No names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 324pp. 303168 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
54 Lucky Him: The Life of Kingsley Amis
Bradford, Richard Peter Owen Publishers 2001 0720611172 / 9780720611175 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped [22.50], the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). 432pp. 303192 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
40 R. Louis Stevenson
Black, Margaret Moyes Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier Edinburgh First Edition Original Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Famous Scots Series. Undated, but preface dated 1899. Red cloth with black decoration, gilt titles to spine. Some darkening and rubbing to spine, some light damaged to boards. Internally endpapers browned, red coat of arms stamp (perhaps original?) to inside cover. Otherwise clean. 159pp. Photographs available on request. 005703 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
55 Dreams That Money Can Buy: The Tragic Life of Libby Holman [Inscribed by the author]
Bradshaw, Jon William Morrow and Company, Inc New York 1985 0688011586 / 9780688011581 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, to Hercules - who is Hercules Bellville (late film producer - 1939-2009). In very good, clean and tight condition. The dust jacket has faded at the spine. pp. 431. Dust jacket not price clipped. 107106 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
41 Revenge: A Story Of Hope
Blumenfeld, Laura Simon & Schuster New York, USA 2002 0684853167 / 9780684853161 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. 'My father was shot by a terrorist. A decade later, I went looking for him ...' 382pp. Both book and dust jacket in very good, clean condition. Small rubs to the top corners of the dust jacket. Binding is tight and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped. 004798 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
56 The First 30 Odd Years: An Autobiography [Inscribed by the Author]
Braude, Michael Horizon Press New York 1976 081800228X / 9780818002281 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, inscription dated May 1978. Some light foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm. The dust jacket has some short tears and rubs to the edges and a long crease to the front flap. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. pp. 220. 004639 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
42 The Patton Papers 1940 - 1945
Blumenson, Martin Da Capo Press 1996 0306807173 / 9780306807176 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back in very good clean second-hand condition. Covers are faded at the spine and edges. No spine creases. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Textblock nice and tight. 889pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 302946 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
57 Churchill's Bestiary: His Life Through Animals
Brendon, Piers Michael O'Mara Books Ltd London 2018 1789290503 / 9781789290509 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. RRP 20.00 pp. 320. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the film sleeve, due to reflection). 308578 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
43 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304885 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
58 Franz Kafka, A Biography
Brod, Max ; translated from the German by G. Humphreys Roberts and Richard Winston Da Capo Press 1995 0306806703 / 9780306806704 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, very near fine condition. Old barcode sticker on the back cover. Otherwise as new. pp. 267. 308956 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
44 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304886 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
59 Walter Benjamin, A Biography
Brodersen, Momme ; translated by Malcolm R. Green and Ingrida Ligers ; edited by Martina Dervis Verso London 1996 1859849679 / 9781859849675 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Grey cloth boards. Bumps to the top corners. Some very light rubs to the dust jacket edges. A couple of foxing spots to the top edge of the rear dust jacket flap. Otherwise clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. pp. xvi, 334. 103466 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
45 With a Little Luck: An American Odyssey/the Remarkable Life of a Self-Made Woman and Her Spirited Journey to the Top [Signed by the Author]
Boehm, Helen F. Rawson Associates New York 1985 0892562773 / 9780892562770 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Hardback with dust jacket. First Edition (not the Limited Edition). Signed by the author on the reverse of the front endpaper. 219pp. There is a very pale stain to the top edge of the front endpaper (quite hard to see). Stain is more visible as a small light brown stain to the top outer closed textblock page edge. The binding is firm. Short tear to the front cover of the dust jacket (with old tape repair to underside of jacket). Not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 024770 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
60 The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton
Brodie, Fawn M. Eland 1986 0907871712 / 9780907871712 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back, in excellent clean condition. Binding tight and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 390pp. 105681 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
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