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The Enemy Within - A History of Espionage

by Crowdy, Terry

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Goldring Books
Published
2006
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781841769332
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Oxford: Osprey, 2006. An As New copy in an As New dustjacket. First Edition, First Printing. 368 pages. To gain the upper hand in conflict, the ability to know what your enemy is planning is vital. From biblical times to the present day, leaders have employed espionage on and off the battlefield in the quest for victory. Tactics… Read more
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Pentagames - A Colourful Collection of Classic Games Designed By Pentagram

by Hillman, David (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780091781613
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Books UK, 1993. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boeards with VG dustjacket. A square format book of 166 pages. The internationally renowned design consultants at Pentagram have devised a collection of beautifully deigned and delightfully entertaining games. An ideal gift book for game players of all skill levels and areas of interest. … Read more
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Celebrity Hotel - True Inside Gossip, Scandal and Intrigue (SIGNED COPY)

by Kirby, Neil (as Told to Paul James)

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Goldring Books
Published
2010
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781846244414
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$20.51

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Brighton: Book Guild Publishing, 2010. An As New copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. SIGNED BY AUTHOR WITH DEDICATION TO TITLE PAGE. Royalty, Hollywood stars and the fantastically rich have all come through the doors of the Grosvenor Hotel on London's Park Lane, one of the world's premier five star hotels. Its former General Manager… Read more
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The English Illustrated Magazine 1884-1885

by Various

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Goldring Books
Published
1885
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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$27.34

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London: Macmillan, 1885. Gilt title on leather spine with leather corners and buckram boards which have wear to spine sides, head tail and to corners. Internally there are the occasional light marks to some pages, but generally clean, tight and unmarked. A strongly bound heavy volume of viii + 817 pages paginated + 15 unpaginated. The volume contains fiction… Read more
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The English Illustrated Magazine 1883-1884

by Various

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Goldring Books
Published
1884
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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London: Macmillan, 1884. Gilt title on leather spine with leather corners and buckram boards which have wear to spine sides, head tail and to corners and a stain to rear. Internally there are the occasional light marks to some pages, light staining to the top corners of last 140 pages or so but generally clean and unmarked with two… Read more
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Secret Societies

by Mackenzie, Norman (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780490000926
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$10.94

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London: Aldus, 1967. A Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which has wear to edges and has some repairs. Comprises : Primitive Secret Societies by E. Michael Mandelson; Mau Mau by John Hammerton; Thuggee by David Annan; The Mysteries by Ninian Smart; The Assassins and the Knights Templar by David Annan; The Rosicrucians by Mervyn Jones; Freemasonry by Mervyn Jones; Nationalist… Read more
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The Tarot

by Cavendish, Richard

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781851520213
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$16.41

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London: Chancellor Press, 1986. Gold titles on black cloth boards. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 191 pages. Illustrated throughout. The Tarot pack of cards is a mystery. What was its origin and purpose? It has been said to derive from India or Iran, even China, and to have been brought… Read more
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Catch a Fish from the Sea (Using the Internet)

by Akhtar, Nasreen

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Goldring Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780955521416
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$9.57

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London: Greenbirds, 2008. SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO REVIEW PAGE WITH DEDICATION TO SOMEONE WITH THE SAME NAME. 331 pages. Foreword by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. What would Jane Austen say about the online matrimonial scene that the second generation British South Asians are currently coming to terms with. 2. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo -… Read more
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In Search of Scottish Ancestry

by Hamilton-Edwards, Gerald

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Goldring Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780900592713
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$10.94

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London: Phillimore, 1973. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a neat name, address and date to front pastedown and a few small ticks to some items in the appendix) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 252 pages. Following the success of his earlier book, In Search of Ancestry, the author seeks to guide the… Read more
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The English Spirit

by Crockett, James

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Goldring Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
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London: Nonesuch Press, 1941. Gilt titles on blue cloth boards which have minor marks to front and gentle bumping to corner tips but no wear. Internally there is a neat contemporary name to front endpaper and a stamp to front endpaper - ' Please do not lend this book. Please get your friends to buy it as you have,… Read more
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Scarne's Encyclopedia of Games

by Scarne, John

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Goldring Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780094595200
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$20.51

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London: Constable, 1973. A near Fine unmarked coy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large volumes of xii + 628 pages. Here is the most complete and most authoritative reference book on games available. More than 1,000 and their variations - are described, together with the latest rules and easy-to-follow instructions. In the 628 double-column… Read more
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The Joneses : How To Keep Up With Them

by Gibb, Lee

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Goldring Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.94

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London: Frederick Muller, 1959. Gold title and motif of 'the Joneses' on red boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Dustjacket is VG and is price clipped. Internally clean, tight and unmarked apart from a small name stamp to front pastedown and a written name, address and some letters and numbers to half title page (amusingly the name… Read more
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Thoughts from the Pattaya Orphanage

by Knights, Paul and McGeown, Patrick

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9789748902777
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$9.57

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Pattaya, Thailand: Pattaya Orphanage, 1994. A Fine copy which has an inscription to front endpaper with Fine dustjacket. The Pattaya Orphanage started when a child was given to Father Ray, and now, twenty years later, he has over 400 - orphans, deaf, blind, handicapped, street-kids and stateless old people. The secret to reading this book is to sit and… Read more
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Scandal - A Scurrilous History of Gossip

by Wilkes, Roger

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Goldring Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781903809631
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$13.67

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London: Atlantic Books, 2002. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. xii + 363 pages. 30 illustrations. Newspaper and magazine gossip is one of the great, uncelebrated British obsessions, much denounced and much devoured. This is the first book to relate the history of gossip in both the British… Read more
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Teaching Children to Think

by Fisher, Robert

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Goldring Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780750103718
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$8.20

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London: Simon and Schuster, 1992. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from some light marks to fore edge). xiii + 272 pages. Diagrams in the text. The book discusses the nature of thinking and thinking skills, exploring current developments in the teaching of thinking skills and evaluates world-wide research in this field. It shows how the teaching of thinking… Read more
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Stately Secrets - Behind-the-Scenes Stories from the Stately Homes of Britain

by Richard, Earl of Bradford

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780860519171
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$9.57

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London: Robson, 1994. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. The seventh Earl of Bradford reveals stories not told by the official guides, not only of his own ancestral seat at Weston Park in Shropshire but of many of the most famous stately homes in Britain. All elevated life is here in a wonderfully witty… Read more
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Glitter - The Truth About Fame

by Brayfield, Celia

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Goldring Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780701127893
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$10.94

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London: Chatto and Windus / Hogarth Press, 1985. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to front endpaper with dedication (but no name) 'For one of the best and brightest' followed by a drawing of a star. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy (Fine apart from light rubbing to front top edge) with dustjacket which is not price clipped. The book explores… Read more
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The Precision System of Bidding

by Goren, Charles H.

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Goldring Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780709131632
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$9.57

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London: Robert Hale, 1972. Silver title on salmon pink boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is an inscription and date to front endpaper and light foxing to closed edges else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket is not price clipped. Edited by Robert B. Ewen.The precision system of contract bridge bidding, devised by C.C.… Read more
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The Celtic Day Book

by Millidge, Judith

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780722535110
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$9.57

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London: Thorsons, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Illustrated throughout with paintings, drawings and decorative objects of art, the book is a treasury in words and pictures of the Celtic tradition. Drawing upon the rich tapestry of Celtic culture, the book explores both myth and legend, from the themes of romantic love and… Read more
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A Book of Marriage

by Brown, Ivor (selected by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.94

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1963. Gold title on red boards which are clean with no wear with a mark to lower edge. Internally there is a name and date to front endpaper and some light foxing to closed edges else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has a little chipping to spine head and tail. An anthology on the subject… Read more
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