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image of Boys Like Us  -  Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories

Boys Like Us - Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories

by Merla, Patrick (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781857026733
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London: Fourth Estate, 1996. A Very good unmarked copy which has a very small indentation to back cover and a touch of light foxing to closed top edge. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. xvi +352 pages. The book presents the true 'coming out' stories of an impressive line-up of gay writers spanning two generations. Written specifically… Read more
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image of Catherines's Gift  -  Inside the World of Dr. Catherine Hamlin

Catherines's Gift - Inside the World of Dr. Catherine Hamlin

by Little, John

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Goldring Books
Published
2008
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780330425988
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£8.00

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Sydney: Pan Macmillan, 2008. An As New copy. 271 pages. 33 coloured photographs. Dr. Catherine Hamlin has been hailed as a living national treasure and one of the greatest Australians. Since 1959 she has lived and worked in Ethiopia, helping the victims of fistulas - devastating injuries caused by obstructed labour in childbirth, which condemn women to a lifetime… Read more
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The Man Who Moved the World - The Life and Work of Mohamed Amin

by Smith, Bob with Amin, Salim

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781874041993
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£10.00

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Nairobi, Kenya: Camerapix, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped.299 pages. 135 photographs. Foreword by Michael Buerk. Mohamed 'Mo' Amin MBE (1943-1996) was a Kenyan photojournalist. Amin's photos along with Michael Buerk's reporting of the 1984 Ethiopian famine brought international attention to the crisis and eventually helped start the charity wave that… Read more
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Neslishah - The Last Ottoman Princess

by Bardakci, Murat

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Goldring Books
Published
2017
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9789774168376
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£25.00

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Cairo: The American University Press in Cairo, 2017. An As New copy. 313 pages. 107 photographs. Twice a princess, twice exiled, Neslishah Sultan had an eventful life. When she was born in Istanbul in 1921, cannons were fired in the four corners of the Ottoman Empire, commemorative coins were issued in her name, and her birth was recorded in… Read more
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image of About Blady  -  A Pattern Out of Time

About Blady - A Pattern Out of Time

by Van Der Post, Laurens

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780701138028
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£7.00

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1991. A Very good+ unmarked copy which has a very small indentation to front top edge and age toning to page edges. Dustjacket is VG+ and is not price clipped. 255 pages. In this absorbing autobiographical memoir, Blady is not so much the principal (although she has a crucial part to play) as the core symbol… Read more
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image of Long Walk to Freedom  -  The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom - The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

by Mandela, Nelson

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780316909655
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£12.00

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London: Little Brown, 1994. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 630 pages. 46 illustrations. Map endpapers. Since his release in February 1990, Nelson Mandela has emerged as the world's most significant moral leader since Mahatma Gandhi. As President of the African National Congress and spiritual figurehead of the anti-apartheid movement, he was… Read more
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image of The Lamberts  -  George, Constance and Kit

The Lamberts - George, Constance and Kit

by Motion, Andrew

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780701127312
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£7.00

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1986. A Near Fine unmarked copy apart from usual age toning o page edges with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xi + 388 pages. 42 illustrations. Few families have had more colourful or more pervasive an influence on the arts than the Lamberts - or led more blighted, self-destructive lives. George Lambert,… Read more
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Einstein in Love - A Scientific Romance

by Overbye, Dennis

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Goldring Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780747553236
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£15.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2001. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. xv + 416 pages. No figure towers over the intellectual landscape of the 20th century more compellingly than Albert Einstein. This is the first biography of the great physicist to focus on his life during the first two… Read more
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The Measure of the Years

by Menzies, The Right Honourable Sir Robert Gordon

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Goldring Books
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780304936465
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£10.00

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London: Cassell, 1970. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from 4 photo mounts to front endpaper) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 500 pages. Sir Robert Gordon Menzies was Prime Minister of Australia from 1939-41 and 1949-66. The book is the second volume of reminiscences of the most distinguished and best-loved Commonwealth statesman. He… Read more
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image of The Dream at the End of the World  -  Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier

The Dream at the End of the World - Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier

by Green, Michelle

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Goldring Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780747505242
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£8.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 1992. A Very Good copy which has a light indentation to front, a small stain to fore edge and a loose illustration else unmarked with dustjacket which is not price clipped and has light creasing to lower edges. xvi + 381 pages. 41 illustrations. To the expatriates who landed there in the post-war years, the International… Read more
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image of The Lamberts  -  George, Constance and Kit

The Lamberts - George, Constance and Kit

by Motion, Andrew

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780701127312
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London: Chatto and Windus, 1986. A Near Fine unmarked copy apart from a small mark to front board and usual age toning o page edges with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xi + 388 pages. 42 illustrations. Few families have had more colourful or more pervasive an influence on the arts than the Lamberts - or… Read more
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image of Cocteau  -  A Biography

Cocteau - A Biography

by Steegmuller, Francis

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Goldring Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333012499
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£15.00

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London: Macmillan, 1970. Gold title on brown cloth boards which has just a touch of wear to spine head. Internally there are some minor marks to lower closed edge else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has a repaired closed tear and wear to edges and is not price clipped. xiv + 583 pages. 45… Read more
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image of C.L.R. James  -  Cricket, the Caribbean and World Revolution

C.L.R. James - Cricket, the Caribbean and World Revolution

by Dhondy, Farrukh

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Goldring Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297646136
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£8.00

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2001. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xv + 190 pages. Cyril Lionel Robert James (1901-1989) will be remembered for as long as cricket is played anywhere in the world. He was an Afro-Trinidadian historian, journalist, socialist theorist and essayist. His works are influential in various theoretical, social, and… Read more
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image of Agostinho Neto  -  Uma Vida Sem Tréguas 1922-1979

Agostinho Neto - Uma Vida Sem Tréguas 1922-1979

by Barradas, Aca´cio (editor)

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Goldring Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789729979101
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£25.00

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Lisboa: Seguros & Pensoes, 2005. Um retrato biográfico do primeiro Presidente de Angola, António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), completado por testemunhos inéditos de familiares e amigos, dão forma à obra 'Uma Vida Sem Tréguas', organizada pelo jornalista Acácio Barradas. GRANDE LIVRO PESADO 1.2 KILO - CUSTO DE TRANSPORTE EXIGIDO NECESSÁRIO 1. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near… Read more
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image of Revolution  -  Faces of Change

Revolution - Faces of Change

by Miller, John and Kenedi, Aaron (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781560252610
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New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2000. A Fine unmarked copy. A large format volume of 151 pages. Revolution collects 25 portraits of charismatic leaders who insisted on change in the face of oppression, persevering through ridicule, conflict, and often violent opposition, and whose human spirit has kept their legends alive. Here are the photographs and stories of heroes and… Read more
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image of Matsushita Leadership  -  Lessons from the 20th Century's Most Remarkable Entrepreneur

Matsushita Leadership - Lessons from the 20th Century's Most Remarkable Entrepreneur

by Kotter, John P.

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Goldring Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780684834603
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£8.00

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New York: The Free Press, 1997. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from top corner creases to two pages) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xvii + 302 pages. 58 illustrations. Konosuke Matsushita (1894-1989) was a Japanese industrialist, the founder of Panasonic, and known as 'the god of management' in Japan. His accomplishments as… Read more
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image of Captain Oates  -  Soldier and Explorer

Captain Oates - Soldier and Explorer

by Limb, Sue and Cordingley, Patrick

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Goldring Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780850524727
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£7.00

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London: Leo Cooper, 1983. A near Fine unmarked copy which has minor indentations to front. 235 pages. 43 illustrations. 7 maps. A well researcked and beautifully presented book with fine photographs of Oates's life (1880-1912) and his time in Antarctica. The authors have produced a fascinating character study of a quintessential British hero. The 'soldier' as Oates was known,… Read more
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image of Leap of Faith  -  Memoirs of an Unexpected Life

Leap of Faith - Memoirs of an Unexpected Life

by Noor, Queen

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780786867172
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£12.00

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New York: Miramax, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. xi + 468 pages. 40 illustrations. This is the dramatic and inspiring story of an American woman's remarkable journey into the heart of a man and his nation. Born into a distinguished Arab-American family and raised amid privilege,… Read more
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image of Why the Dalai Lama Matters  -  His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet and the World

Why the Dalai Lama Matters - His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet and the World

by Thurman, Robert

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Goldring Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781582702209
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£8.00

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New York: Atria , 2008. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket (Fine apart from the UK price on the barcode at rear has been crossed out). First edition, First printing. xxiv + 232 pages. 29 illustrations. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is an extraordinary example of a life dedicated to peace, non-violence, and unity. The book… Read more
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image of Hermit in Paris  -  Autobiographical Writings

Hermit in Paris - Autobiographical Writings

by Calvino, Italo

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780224061322
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£8.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 2003. A clean and unmarked copy with dustjacket which is not price clipped and has marks to back. First edition, first printing. 255 pages. Translated from the Italian by Martin McLaughlin. Italo Calvino (1923-1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels, lionised in Britain and the United States, he was the most-translated… Read more
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