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Autobiography of Mark Twain: The Complete and Authoritative Edition, Vol. 1

By: Twain, Mark; Smith, Harriet Elinor (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press: 2010

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 027707

ISBN: 0520267192

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book in excellent condition. Published for the first time in 2010, the centenary of Twain's death, this uncensored autobiography is presented its entirety and exactly as he left it." 738 pps. inc. index. View more info

Black Knight, White Knight

By: Vanderbilt, Glora

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1987

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018208

ISBN: 0283995424

Condition: Very Good


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Fashion & Perversity: A Life of Vivienne Westwood and the Sixties Laid Bare

By: Vermorel, Fred; Vermorel, Judy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1996

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 024886

ISBN: 0747523436

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with age tanned pages View more info

The Rise of Romance

By: Vinaver, Eugene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026997

Condition: Very Good


Faint PO stamp to ffep otherwise internally unmarked. D/W price-clipped, sl. edgewear and rubbing (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

The Diary of Virginia Woolf: Volume 2, 1920-1924

By: Virginia Woolf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 030777

ISBN: 0140052836

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages, sl. edgewear to wraps, small diagonal crease top right corner front panel. View more info

Tchaikovsky : a Self-portrait

By: Volkoff, Vladimir

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1975

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028520

ISBN: 070914976X

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, fore-edges tanned, D/W price-clipped. View more info

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Hugo Wolf: A Biography

By: Walker, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton Univ Pr: 1992

Seller ID: 022684

ISBN: 069102720X

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, spine faded but no creasing. View more info

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Macbeth : a true Story

By: Watson, Fiona

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2010

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 023139

ISBN: 1849161607

Condition: New


"The Macbeth conjured up by Shakespeare bears almost no resemblance to the king who ruled Scotland between 1040 and 1057. Indeed, it is difficult to exaggerate how great an injustice history has inflicted on this man." View more info

The Diary of Beatrice Webb: Volume 1 1873-1892 Glitter around and Darkness Within; Volume 2 1892-1905 All the Good Things of Life

By: Webb, Beatrice; MacKenzie, Norman and Jeanne (edited by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Virago Press: 1982

Seller ID: 018274

ISBN: 0860682099

Condition: Very Good


Offered as a two volume set. Volume 2 pub. 1983, ISBN 0860682102. Both D/W have sunned spines. View more info

Glimpses And Reflections

By: Wee Kim Wee

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singapore, Landmark Books: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029439

ISBN: 9813065877

Condition: Very Good


PO gift inscription but o/w unmarked. "That a boy from a poor kampong of bullock cart drivers who stopped school at age 15 to work as a dispatch clerk could rise to join top management of The Straits Times group, and become a diplomat and Head of State is remarkable in itself. What is even more engaging are the insights into his character, values and beliefs." View more info

Kenyatta (World Leaders Past and Present) (World Leaders Past & Present)

By: Wepman, Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chelsea House Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030849

ISBN: 0222012544

Condition: Very Good


Laminated boards with small chip to front panel, internally unmarked. "Prophet, saviour, barbarian, murderer - these are some of the names the world has called Jomo Kenyatta, who was born in British East Africa in 1894 and was later to confront the injustices of racism and colonism in his native Kenya." View more info

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Tolkien : A Biograph

By: White, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New Amer Library: 2003

Seller ID: 008495

ISBN: 0451212428

Condition: Brand New


Tolkien: A Biography by Michael White is a comprehensive, in-depth, and entertaining biography of one of the greatest and most influential fantasy authors of modern time, J.R.R. Tolkien. View more info

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Claude Levi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory

By: Wilcken, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury UK: 2010

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029573

ISBN: 0747583625

Condition: Brand New


An unmarked brand new copy in dust jacket. "Claude Levi-Strauss was one of the most influential intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, whose ideas and methods inspired the work of Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes and Jacques Lacan, and arguably changed the face of Western thought." View more info

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Richard Strauss: An Intimate Portrait

By: Wilhelm, Kurt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 023965

ISBN: 0500281599

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

One Leg Too Few : The Adventures of Peter Cook & Dudley Moore

By: William Cook

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Preface Publishing: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031083

ISBN: 1848093330

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition, minimal edgewear to dust jacket (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Brothers to Us : The Story of a Remarkable Family's Fight Against Apartheid

By: Williamson, Kristin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking Penguin: 1997

Seller ID: 030324

ISBN: 0670876569

Condition: Very Good


"After ten years' research both in and outside South Africa, Kristin Williamson has written the remarkable story of four unassuming brothers who attempted to achieve the impossible. The Watsons are not just brothers in blood, but brothers in spirit with their land and its people. Their story will move and inspire you." Unmarked except for faint water stain which has caused minimal waviness to first few pages, fore-edges lightly tanned. View more info

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Harold Robbins : the Man who invented Sex

By: Wilson, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 021929

ISBN: 0747592659

Condition: As New


"To mark the tenth anniversary of Harold Robbins' death, Andrew Wilson has written the first biography of a man whose obsessional pursuit of success would ultimately lead to his downfall." View more info

The Melancholy Dane : A Portrait of the Poet as a Young Man

By: Wilson, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, NSW, Australia, Woodbine Press: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 016561

ISBN: 0949557218

Condition: Nr. Fine


The author's 19th book, and second book of poetic memoirs following on from The Mullumbimby Kid. A new, unread copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life

By: Wilson, Frances

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2008

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027097

ISBN: 0571230474

Condition: As New


An unmarked as new copy with lightly tanned pages. View more info

The Forgotten Naturalist: In Search of Alfred Russel Wallace

By: Wilson, John Grenfell

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029423

ISBN: 1875606726

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info