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The Disappearing Duke, The Improbable Tale of an Eccentric English Family

by Freeman-Keel, Tom and Andrew Crofts [Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, William John]

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Published
2003
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Remainder mark on bottom edge; else fine
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First edition
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9780786710454
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New York: Carroll & Graf, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Remainder mark on bottom edge; else fine/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. viii, 312. Timeline. Index. A fictionalized story based on the life of William John Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck who had plenty of reasons to hide.
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Bruce Chatwin

by [Chatwin, Bruce], Nicholas Shakespeare

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Published
1999
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Near fine copy
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First edition
ISBN
9781860465444
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London: The Harvill Press/Jonathan Cape, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. xiv, 592, (ii). Illustrated: (24) pp. of plates. Notes. Index.
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Patrick Leigh Fermor, An Adventure

by [Leigh Fermor, Patrick]. Artemis Cooper

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Published
2012
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Fine copy
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First edition
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9780719554490
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London: John Murray, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. xiv, 448. Illustrated: frontispiece, (16) pp. of plates. Appendices. Notes. Index.
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Capote, A Biography

by [Capote, Truman], Gerald Clarke

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Published
1988
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Near fine copy
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First edition
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9780671228118
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy/fine. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. Pp. (viii), 632. Illustrated: (32) pp. of plates. Source Notes. Bibliography. Index. Truman Capote met Gore Vidal at the apartment of Anaïs Nin in December 1945. From the first they became rivals, and each enjoyed trading barbed witticisms. However, for a time they… Read more
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Neverland, J. M. Barrie, The Du Mauriers, and the Dark Side of Peter Pan

by [Barrie, J. M.], Piers Dudgeon

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Published
2009
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Fine copy
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First edition
ISBN
9781605980638
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New York: Pegasus Books, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone cloth. Pp. xviii, 334. Illustrated: line drawings, (24) pp. of plates. Appendix. Bibliography. Notes. Index.
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Pinorman, Personal recollections of Norman Douglas, Pino Orioli and Charles Prentice

by Aldington, Richard

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Published
1954
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First edition
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London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Edges foxed, else near fine copy/very good. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. viii, 218. Illustrated: (8) pp. of plates. Index.
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Ian Fleming

by [Fleming, Ian], Andrew Lycett

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Published
2013
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Fine copy
Edition
First U.S. edition
ISBN
9781250037985
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$18.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2013. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. x, 486. Illustrated: (16) pp. of plates. Bibliography. Index.
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Julius Caesar

by [Caesar, Julius]. Paul Freeman

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Published
2008
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Fine copy
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781906217693
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$24.00

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London: JR Books, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. (viii), 406, (ii). Illustrated: (8) pp. of plates. Source Notes. Checklist. Index.
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Wilfred Thesiger, The Life of the Great Explorer

by [Thesiger, Wilfred], Alexander Maitland

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Published
2011
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Fine copy
Edition
First edition thus
ISBN
9789781590207
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New York: The Overlook Press, 2011. First edition thus. 978-1-59020-163-3. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. xvi, 528. Maps, Family Tree. Illustrated: (24) pp. of plates. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
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Nijinsky

by [Nijinsky, Vaslav], Richard Buckle

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Published
2012
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Fine copy
Edition
First edition thus
ISBN
9781605983387
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$22.00

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New York: Pegaus Books, 2012. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. xxxviii, 586. Illustrated: (32) pp. of plates. Bibliography. Source Notes. Index. Foreword by Clement Crips. This is actually the third edition, with a new Introduction.
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The Horror of Love

by [Mitford, Nancy and Gaston Palewski], Lisa Hilton

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Published
2012
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Fine copy
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First edition
ISBN
9781605983929
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New York: Pegasus Books, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. xiv, 290. Illustrated: (8) pp. of plates. Notes. select Bibliography. Index.
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Martin Amis, A Biography

by [Amis, Martin], Richard Bradford

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Published
2012
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Fine copy
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First edition
ISBN
9781605983851
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New York: Pegasus Books, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. xx, 450. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
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William Golding, The Man Who Wrote Lord of the Flies

by [Golding, William], John Carey

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Published
2010
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Thin remainder mark on bottom edge, else fine
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First edition
ISBN
9781439187326
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$16.00

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New York: Free Press, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. Thin remainder mark on bottom edge, else fine/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. xiv, 574, (iv). Illustrated: (8) pp. of plates. Acknowledgments. Sources. Index.
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Lawrence of Arabia, A Biographical Enquiry

by [Lawrence, T. E.], Richard Aldington

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Published
1955
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Fine copy
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First edition
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London: Collins, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/slightly worn dj. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 448. Illustrated: frontispiece, (10) pp. of plates. Genealogical Tree of the Chapman Family. Maps. List of Sources. Bibliography. Index. With an Introductory Letter to Alister Kershaw. This biography, published twenty years after Lawrence's death, caused a storm because it revealed Lawrence's illegitimacy and his… Read more
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Theo, The Autobiography

by Bikel, Theodore

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Published
1994
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First edition
ISBN
9780060190446
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New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Remainder mark on bottom edge, else fine/fine. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. Pp. viii, 440. Illustrated: (16) pp. of plates. Index.
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Six Men

by Cooke, Alistair

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Published
1977
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Fine copy
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First edition
ISBN
9780394484341
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$6.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. (x), 212. Illustrated. Essays on Charles Chaplin, Edward VIII, H. L. Mencken, Adlai Stevenson, Bertrand Russell, Humphrey Bogart.
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House of War, The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power

by Carroll, James

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Published
2006
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Reader's marks throughout, else very good
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First edition
ISBN
9780618187805
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New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Reader's marks throughout, else very good/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. xiv, 658. Illustrated: (16) pp. of plates. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
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D. H. Lawrence and Frieda, A Portrait of Love and Loyalty

by [Lawrence, D. H.], Michael Squires

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Published
2008
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Fine copy
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First edition
ISBN
9780233002323
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London: André Deutsch, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. xiv, 210. Notes. Index.
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Duse, A Biography

by Weaver, William

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Published
1984
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Near fine copy
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First edition
ISBN
9780500013410
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$15.00

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London: Thames and Hudson, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy/near fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. 384. Illustrated: 53 plates. Notes on text. Bibliography. Index.
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Irrepressible, The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford

by [Mitford, Jessica]. Leslie Brody

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Published
2010
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Fine copy
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781582435437
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Berekley: Counterpoint, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Two-tone boards. Pp. (x), 406. Illustrated: (16) pp. of plates. Notes. Index.
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