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[5244] PASSMORE, Richard MOVING TENT
London: Thomas Harmsworth, 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 0950601233 Signed by Author Book in near fine condition, bottom spine edge slightly bumped. Dustjacket in very good condition, spine ends very slightly rubbed. Inscription by the author on title page 'For Darrel and Pam Knight, with every good wish. 'Richard Passmore.' 13.12.87" With 13 black-and-white photographs. From d/j flap - "The author's Blenheim bomber was shot down over Germany in the summer of 1940. He survived a parachute jump of barely 400 feet, and spent the next five years in various air force camps - moving tent as the Allies closed in on Germany from the east and west. As the Anglo-American armies crossed the Rhine, the Germans sent their prisoners, guarded by elderly and disillusioned men, to tramp by day away from liberation. They lived off the land, slept where they could, and waited ... " (Book ref. 5244)   £20.00
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[5193] DRABBLE, Phil ONE MAN AND HIS DOG
London: Michael Joseph, 1978. First Edition. 0718116682 Signed by Author Hardcover in near fine condition, spine ends very slightly bumped. Dustjacket in very good condition, spine ends very slightly bumped. 191pp, including index. With 63 black-and-white photographs, and cartoons and line drawing of the course by Andy Bloomfield. Signed by author on title-page. The author introduces the men and their dogs who appeared in the television series 'One Man and His Dog' (Book ref. 5193)   £14.00
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[3786] HAYDEN, Ruth MRS DELANY. Her Life and her Flowers
London: British Museum Publications, 1980. First edition. 176pp, including Index. With coloured frontispiece, 35 beautiful colour illustrations of flowers, 100 black and white illustrations. (10"h x 7"w). Hardcover in near fine condition, top spine edge very slightly bumped, previous owner's neat inscription in biro on front endpaper. Price clipped. Dustjacket in near fine condition, top and bottom edges very slightly bumped. Near the end of the eighteenth century Mary Delany, between the ages of seventy-three and eighty-two created nearly 1,000 pictures, many made from hundreds of pieces of coloured paper. She also produced exquisite embroidery, decorative shellwork, and delicate landscape sketches. (Book ref. 3786)   £15.00
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[5063] HEWITT, James LOVE AND WAR
London: Blake Pub, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover in near fine condition, a little bumped at top spine edge. Dustjacket in near fine condition, very slightly rubbed at spine ends. 96pp. With 24 black-and-white photographs. James Hewitt was a young Guards Captain when he first met Princess Diana, he tells of their affair. (Book ref. 5063)   £10.00
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[5055] POTTLE, Mark (edited by) CHAMPION REDOUBTABLE. The Diaries and Letters of Violet Bonham Carter 1914-1945
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, very slightly rubbed at top spine edge. xxx, 418pp, including select bibliography and index. With frontispiece, and 24 illustrations. From d/j flap - Violet Bonham Carter was the daughter of H.H. Asquith, prime minister 1908-16. Beginning with the outbreak of the First World War, and ending in 1945 with the conclusion of the Second World War, these diaries and letters capture one of the most exciting epochs in modern British history. A leading Liberal politician in her own right, she moved at the centre of events, and she chronicles the devastation of her generation during the Great War, and writes firsthand of the political consequences of the conflict. " (Book ref. 5055)   £15.00
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[5052] WHITFIELD, June .. AND JUNE WHITFIELD. The Autobiography
London: Bantam Press, 2000. Hardcover in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, very slightly rubbed at spine ends. 287pp, including Career History and Index. With 27 colour and 75 black-and-white photographs. A fifty-six year career spanning 'Take it from Here' and Absolutely Fabulous', from Shakespeare to 'Carry on Films', and from Penge rep to the Palladium has made June Whitfield a much loved actress. (Book ref. 5052)   £11.00
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[5051] MAULDIN, Bill THE BRASS RING
New York: W.W. Norton, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover in very good+ condition, spine ends slightly rubbed, internally in fine condition. Dustjacket in very good+ condition, spine ends slightly rubbed. 276pp. With numerous black-and-white photographs, and cartoons throughout the book. Bill Maudlin, America's most widely read editorial cartoonist. (Book ref. 5051)   £10.50
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[5029] BENNETT, Alan WRITING HOME. Includes 'The Lady in the Van'
London: Faber and Faber, 1994. Hardcover in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, top corner edge very slightly rubbed. Price clipped. xiv, 417pp, including index. With 51 illustrations. From d/j flap - " Includes the diary the author kept during the production of his first play 'Forty Years On' which starred John Gielgud, together with hilarious accounts of the filming of his many television plays, notably 'An Englishman Abroad' and 'A Private Function', and his story 'The Lady in the Van' the true account of Miss Mary Shepherd, a homeless tramp who took up residence in his garden and stayed for fifteen years." (Book ref. 5029)   £12.00
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[5027] RAYNES, Rozelle NORTH IN A NUTSHELL
Lymington, U.K: Nautical Pub. in association with George Harrap, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover in near fine condition, bottom spine edge very slightly bumped. Dustjacket in good condition, " tear at back top edge, edges slightly rubbed. Price crossed out in biro on front inside flap. 192pp, including Appendix: Martha McGilda, and index. With 8 plates in full colour, 8 half-tone plates, maps and line illustrations. The 'Nutshell' in this book is Martha McGilda, a 25ft Folkboat, in which Lady Rozelle Raynes and her husband made a notable 1,500 miles voyage on the coasts of seven countries to just north of Bergen and by air to the Lofoten Islands. (Book ref. 5027)   £9.50
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[5026] CARDUS, Neville AUTOBIOGRAPHY
London: Collins, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition, bottom edges rough-cut, slight foxing on endpapers, but no foxing on pages which are in fine condition. Dustjacket in good condition, spine and along back top edge are tanned, " tear at front top edge, spine ends and corner edges are rubbed and have tiny pieces missing. 288pp, including index. With frontispiece and 7 illustrations. The book follows the author from his obscure birth in the slums of Manchester along the road to fame to become a writer on both cricket and music. (Book ref. 5026)   £15.00
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[5024] SPENDER, Stephen and David Hockney CHINA DIARY
London: Thames and Hudson, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, just slightly rubbed along top edge. 200pp. With frontispiece, 158 watercolours, drawings and photographs, 84 in colour, and 1 map. A journey though China - Stephen and David have a lot to say in words and pictures of their meetings with the Chinese poets and painters. (10"h x 7"w) (25.5cms x 19.5cms). (Book ref. 5024)   £18.00
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[5012] MATTHEWS, Stanley THE WAY IT WAS. My Autobiography
London: Headline, 2000. Hardcover in near fine condition, very slightly bumped at top edge. Pictorial endpapers. Dustjacket in near fine condition, very slightly bumped at spine ends, and top front edge. 440pp, including Career Record, and index. With 15 colour, and 51 black-and-white photographs. From d/j flap - "Stanley Matthews the first superstar of world football , brings to life some of football's greatest ever matches, with personal accounts of the game's legendary players. He relives his memorable performance in the FA Cup final of 1953, and he was in the England team which had to give the Nazi salute in Berlin in 1938. The untold stories behind many of football's greatest names and characters." (Book ref. 5012)   £14.00
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[4997] IONS, Edmund A CALL TO ARMS. Interlude with the Military
Newton Abbot, U.K: David and Charles, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, very slightly rubbed at top spine end, and top of back cover. Previous owner's bookplate inside front board. 249pp. From d/j flap - " Just before his eighteenth birthday the author enlisted as a private soldier in the Black Watch Regiment for five years. This memoir is based on the private journal the author kept throughout his years in the army from 1948 to 1953. As he passed through a training battalion in Ulster, to Scotland, then Aldershot and Sandhurst, to infantry service in the Far East and Middle East, military life was harsh, and often brutal." (Book ref. 4997)   £15.00
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[4996] MORRIS, Desmond ANIMAL DAYS
London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, just slightly rubbed along back top edge, top corner edges, and spine. ix, 275pp. With 24 black-and-white photographs. The story of Morris's touching and often hilarious story of his early animal days. (Book ref. 4996)   £7.00
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[4990] EILOART, Arnold and Peter Elstob THE FLIGHT OF THE SMALL WORLD
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover in very good condition, spine ends and bottom back corner edge slightly bumped, top spine edge slightly faded, internally in fine condition. Dustjacket in good condition, small pieces missing at top spine edge, top edge has a few very small tears, front edge very slightly rubbed. x, 256 pp. With 35 illustrations. Three men and a girl in a balloon over the Atlantic Ocean a thousand miles from land. With very little capital, a lot of hard work and refusing to give up - they finally got their balloon built and launched over the Atlantic and what happened during the next 24 days and nights. (Book ref. 4990)   £12.00
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[4987] PRESTON, Amarillo Slim with Greg Dinkin IN A WORLD FULL OF FAT PEOPLE. The Memoirs of the Greatest Gambler who ever Lived
London: Yellow Jersey Press, 2003. First Edition. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover in fine condition. 270pp. With 17 illustrations. Slim made a million dollars by the time he was nineteen and played poker with two U.S. Presidents - and drug lord Pablo Escobar, He won the World Series of Poker in 1972. (21.5cms high x 13.5cms wide). (Book ref. 4987)   £18.00
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[4975] KIDMAN, Brenda ONCE UPON A FAR HILLSIDE. The Life and Times of an Indian Village
London: Century, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover in very good+ condition, just a hint of browning to edges of pages, not tears or marks, pages bright and clean, back free endpaper has some tiny brown marks on it. Dustjacket in near fine condition, spine ends very slightly bumped. 215pp. The author describes the every-day life in the early 1940s in Borli Panchatan an Indian village on a tree-clad hillside overlooking the Arabian Sea. (Book ref. 4975)   £9.00
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[4906] LOJKO, Jozef THE WOUND THAT NEVER HEALED
Kidderminster, U.K: Lojko, 1999. First Edition. Softcover in fine condition. Signed by author on title page. 173pp. With 6 pencil drawings. The wartime memories of a Polish Partisan who miraculously survived episodes of capture, imprisonment and torture and whose country was ravaged because they lived between Hitler and Stalin (Book ref. 4906)   £10.00
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[4855] ALTNER, Helmut (translated, annotated and illustrated by Tony Le Tissier) BERLIN DANCE OF DEATH
Staplehurst, U.K: Spellmount, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover in near fine condition, tiny light mark on front board, Dustjacket in near fine condition, slightly rubbed at spine ends, two tiny nicks at top spine edge. vii, 248pp, including index. With 32 black-and-white photographs, and 12 maps. From d/j flap - "A teenager's vivid and moving account of his experiences as a conscript during the final desperate six weeks of the Third Reich's existence." (Book ref. 4855)   £11.00
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[4968] PASTERNAK, Boris (translated by Alec Brown) SAFE CONDUCT. An early Autobiography and other Works
London: Elek Books, 1959. First U.K. edition. Hardcover in very good+ condition, slightly bumped at back corner edges, internally pages in fine condition. Dustjacket in good condition, spine slightly tanned, edges are slightly rubbed. 304pp. With frontispiece and 3 black-and-white photographs. Five lyric poems translated by Lydia Pasternak. The 1958 Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Boris Pasternak not only for Dr. Zhivago but ' for the important contributions he has made to modern lyric poetry and the great Russian epic tradition.' In this book he describes the process by which he became a poet. There are four short stories, his epic poem '1905' and a number of short lyrics. (Book ref. 4968)   £12.00
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