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image of Livingstone's Travels  -  From His Own Diaries

Livingstone's Travels - From His Own Diaries

by Macnair, Dr. James I. ( Edited by)

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Published
1954
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Very Good
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First
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London: J.M. Dent, 1954. Gilt title on green cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light foxing to fore and lower closed edges (top edge stained green), the name cliff in small letters to front endpaper else a very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has age marks and chipping.… Read more
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image of Some Sunny Day  -  My Autobiography

Some Sunny Day - My Autobiography

by Lynn, Dame Vera

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Goldring Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780007318155
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$27.96

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London: Harper Collins, 2009. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition First Impression. vii + 312 pages. 31 illustrations. Photographic endpapers. Born Vera Welch in 1917, Dame Vera Lynn's career began at just seven years old when she sang professionally in East End Working Men's Clubs. A successful… Read more
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Parallel Lives

by Jones, Davina

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Goldring Books
Published
2005
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780862819637
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$16.78

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Belfast: Appletree Press, 2005. An As New copy in pictorial laminated boards in an As New dustjacket. First Edition, First Printing. 206 pages. An affectionate look at two very different lives lived in tandem but intertwined by country house life on the Ards Peninsula in County Down. Castle Ward (now held by The National Trust) and Ballywhite House… Read more
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image of A Victorian Family  -  1870 - 1900

A Victorian Family - 1870 - 1900

by Hughes, Molly

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Goldring Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780283060007
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London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1990. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of 224 pages. Illustrated throughout. In the book the author vividly evokes the small, everyday pleasures of a close family life in Victorian London: joyful Christmases, blissful holidays in Cornwall, escapades with her brothers, schooldays… Read more
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Remembering Ronnie Barker

by Webber, Richard

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Goldring Books
Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781846057120
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London: Century, 2010. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from some age toning to part of lower closed edge) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. xi + 289 pages. 19 illustrations. Ronnie Barker was one of our most respected and best loved comedy actors and here, in this fascinating… Read more
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image of The Professor and the Parson  -  A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking

The Professor and the Parson - A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking

by Sisman, Adam

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Goldring Books
Published
2019
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As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781788162111
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London: Profile, 2019. An As New unmarked copy with an As New dustjacket. First Edition, First Printing. 231 pages. 27 illustrations. One November day in 1958, the celebrated historian Hugh Trevor-Roper received a curious letter. It was an appeal for help, written on behalf of a postgraduate student at Magdalen College, who complained that he was being… Read more
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image of The Lady in the Van  -  The Complete Edition  -  Adapted from the Original Stage Play

The Lady in the Van - The Complete Edition - Adapted from the Original Stage Play

by Bennett, Alan

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Goldring Books
Published
2015
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780571326204
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London: Faber and Faber, 2015. An As New copy with As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. The play starring Maggie Smith and directed by Nicholas Hytner received great acclaim. It is a bittersweet comic diary of the years in which a lethally dotty and very smelly old bat parked her unroadworthy vehicle… Read more
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The India Boys

by Elliott, Helen J.

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780951107416
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Richmon, North Yorkshire: Aztec, 1986. A near Fine unmarked copy. 130 pages. When the Stacey family returned to Wensleydale on leave from India where their father was a Major in the Indian Army, they did not know that the outbreak of the Second World War would necessitate their remaining in the dale for a lon, long time. The three little… Read more
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image of Discovering Dorothea  -  The Life of the Pioneering Fossil-Hunter Dorothea Bate

Discovering Dorothea - The Life of the Pioneering Fossil-Hunter Dorothea Bate

by Shindler, Karolyn

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Goldring Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780002571388
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London: Harper Collins, 2005. A near Fine Copy (Fine apart from evidence of a pencilled price erasure to front endpaper) in a near Fine Dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition First Printing. 390 pages. 47 illustrations. In 1898, a 19 year-old girl marched into the Natural History Museum in South Kensington and demanded a job.… Read more
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The Prisoner of Kathmandu - Brian Hodgson in Nepal 1820-1843

by Allen, Charles

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Goldring Books
Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781910376119
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$34.95

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London: Haus, 2015. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 288 pages. 34 colour plates and numerous illustrations in the text. Posted to Kathmandu in 1820 as a junior political officer, Brian Hodgson found himself isolated and trapped in a fiercely xenophobic mountain kingdom that seemed bent on making war on the all-powerful British… Read more
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image of Frank Fletcher  -  1870-1954  -  A Formidable Headmaster

Frank Fletcher - 1870-1954 - A Formidable Headmaster

by Witheridge, John

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Goldring Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780859552929
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$25.17

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Norwich: Michael Russell, 2005. A Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which is not price clipped and has fading to spine. 272 pages. 38 illustrations. Frank Fletcher was one of the towering headmasters of his day. Master of Marlborough at 33 and the first layman to head a major public school. For 20 years he was Headmaster of Charterhouse… Read more
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image of The Corridor of Certainty  -  My Life Beyond Cricket

The Corridor of Certainty - My Life Beyond Cricket

by Boycott, Geoffrey

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Goldring Books
Published
2014
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781471130021
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London: Simon and Schuster, 2014. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to title page with no dedication. A near Fine unmarked copy which has age toning to page edges with near Fine dustjacket (Fine apart from a single quarter inch tear to top edge) which is not price clipped. x + 278 pages. 25 coloured photographs. In 2002… Read more
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image of Jolly Green Giant  -  The Autobiography of David J. Bellamy, OBE, Hon FLS, An Englishman

Jolly Green Giant - The Autobiography of David J. Bellamy, OBE, Hon FLS, An Englishman

by Bellamy, David

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Goldring Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780712683593
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$13.98

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London: Century, 2002. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from age toning to top edge and page edges) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, First printing. xi + 398 pages. 40 illustrations. Here for the first time and in his own infectious style, David Bellamy tells the story of how he came to… Read more
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Imagine : John Lennon

by Solt, Andrew and Egan, Sam

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780747501886
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$34.95

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London: Bloomsbury, 1998. Gold title on black quarter cloth with grey boards which have a blind embossed motif of John Lennon and his facsimile signature. A minor bump to top front corner tip else a very clean, tight and unmarked copy with no former ownership marks - a near ine copy. Dustjacket has light rubbing and is not price clipped… Read more
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image of Ronnie Barker  -  The Authorised Biography

Ronnie Barker - The Authorised Biography

by McCabe, Bob

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780233993829
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London: Chameleon, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of 143 pages. Profusely illustrated. Foreword by David Jason. Ronnie Barker was undoubtedly one of the most successful British comedians ever. He was also, by common consent, one of the greatest comedic actors of his generation. What was less known… Read more
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image of Conspiracy of Silence  -  The Secret Life of Anthony Blunt

Conspiracy of Silence - The Secret Life of Anthony Blunt

by Penrose, Barrie and Freeman, Simon

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780246122001
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London: Grafton Books, 1986. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a few marks to top edge) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xix + 588 pages. 64 illustrations. Throughout the Second World War and the Cold War which followed, Britain's Secret Service was compromised by a group of privileged, Cambridge-educated Englishmen who consistently betrayed… Read more
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image of Moll  -  The Making of Molly Parkin  -  An Autobiography

Moll - The Making of Molly Parkin - An Autobiography

by Parkin, Molly

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Goldring Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780575053892
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1993. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 272 pages. 43 photographs. The writer, fashion guru, painter, poet-performer and media personality recounts her life story in which nothing is held back, witty, sexy, totally honest and reveals a funny, talented and generous woman. 43 photographs. 301. First Edition.… Read more
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image of Forte  -  The Autobiography of Charles Forte

Forte - The Autobiography of Charles Forte

by Forte, Charles

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780283991585
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London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1986. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. x + 235 pages. 32 illustrations. Charles Forte was born at four in the morning at the height of a violent thunderstorm in a remote hill-top village in Italy. He developed breathing problems, and looked like leaving the world before the morning… Read more
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image of Una Troubridge  -  The Friend of Radclyffe Hall

Una Troubridge - The Friend of Radclyffe Hall

by Ormrod, Richard

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Goldring Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780224021791
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1984. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xviii + 340 pages. 30 illustrations. When Una Troubridge (1887-1963) died at the age of 76 part of the inscription she had instructed her executors to put on her coffin read: Una Vincenzo Troubridge, The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. It is clear that Una… Read more
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image of Barry Sheene  -  1950 - 2003  -  The Biography

Barry Sheene - 1950 - 2003 - The Biography

by Barker, Stuart

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007161805
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$11.18

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London: Collins Willow, 2003. A near Fine copy which has a small mark to the margin of one page with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, First printing. 336 pages. 48 illustrations. Written by the only journalist to have ridden on the road with Barry Sheene and featuring interviews with fellow riders, team bosses… Read more
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