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Listen Comrades Life And Death In The Soviet Union

By: El Campesino (Valentun Gonzalez)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81568


First edition in a dust jacket. 203 pages. Translated by Isla Barea. The book is firmly bound. Jacket is a little scuffed and chipped along the edges with a closed tear on the bottom edge, unclipped showing 15s net. The text block is a little marked but free of foxing. View more info

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Robert Louis Stevenson

By: G K Chesterton

Price: £46.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81661


First edition in a dust jacket, 259 pages. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete, scuffed and creased along the edges, lightly foxed back and front, spine is sunned/faded and foxed. The endpapers are slightly browned, previous owner's name and date on endpaper. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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The Red Hot Typewriter The Life and Times of John D MacDonald

By: Hugh Merrill

Price: £27.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81293


First edition in a dust jacket. A very good dust jacket with only light shelf wear. Edges clean with only minor marks. The black boards have silver text; the corners are scuffed otherwise in good condition. The book is clean and bright and appears to be unread. View more info

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A MEMOIR OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

By: JAMES HOGG

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Press: 1987

Seller ID: 81731


First published in 1834. Bound in Swedish hand-marbled paper and buckram spine and label. The book is tightly bound; the top edge gilt, bright: internally the book is clean and free of markings or foxing. View more info

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Smile Please An Unfinished Autobiography

By: Jean Rhys

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81868


First edition in a dust jacket. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with a little mark; unclipped showing £4.95. Red cloth boards are clean and bright. The book is unread and in excellent condition. View more info

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MRS GASKELL'S LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE

By: MRS GASKELL

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 81782

Condition: Near fine


Grey spine with gilt text, patterned boards, in a grey slipcase. Numerous black and white illustrations. The book is unread and in near fine condition, the slipcase is very good with only superficial shelf wear. View more info

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

By: T E Lawrence

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81621

Condition: Good


First published privately in 1926 and for general circulation in 1935. 672 pages. First trade edition, first impression (with illustrations on pages 304-5 incorrectly listed as 302-303). 54 illustrations and 4 fold out maps. Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918... View more info

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A LIFE IN LETTERS

By: THE BRONTES

Price: £22.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2006

Seller ID: 81761


442 pages, numerous illustrations; in an olive green slipcase. The book is unread and in near fine condition. The slipcase is fully intact but is slightly faded along the outer edges. View more info

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THE WONDERFUL YEAR 1603

By: THOMAS DEKKER

Price: £33.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Press: 1989

Seller ID: 81808


The book is tightly bound, top edge gilt, bright. Internally the book is clean and free of markings or foxing. View more info