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Flat Earth News, Davies, Nick
Flat Earth News

In Character, Mortimer, John
In Character

Sir Huge - The Life of Huw Wheldon, Ferris, Paul
Sir Huge - The Life of Huw Wheldon

One Man's Meat, Kennedy, Ludovic
One Man's Meat

Publish and be damned! The astonishing story of the Daily Mirror, Cudlipp, Hugh
Publish and be damned! The astonishing story of the Daily Mirror

The Cowardly Lioness, Rook, Jean
The Cowardly Lioness

Blue-Eyed Son - The Story of an Adoption, Campbell, Nicky
Blue-Eyed Son - The Story of an Adoption

Thursdays & Fridays - A book for everyday people, Agate, James
Thursdays & Fridays - A book for everyday people

 

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Thursdays & Fridays - A book for everyday people, Agate, James
1 Thursdays & Fridays - A book for everyday people
Agate, James. Hutchinson, London, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, , 263pp. Fair/Less than good. Boards clean. Spine titles a little discoloured. Book undated but obviously a wartime production. Front borad has shunted upwards a little. Block edges darkened with some foxing to top. Dustwrapper (now protected) is generally worn and chipped, with tearing and loss along top. Collection of defiantly middlebrow newspaper articles by Agate on generally literary and artistic matters. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Agate, Express, middlebrow. 3680

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The Centre of the Bed - An Autobiography, Bakewell, Joan
2 The Centre of the Bed - An Autobiography
Bakewell, Joan. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2003. first edition, Hardback, 8vo grey cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 322pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Top of spine bumped. 2mm mark on front endpaper. Dustwrapper has some light shelfwear along top. Autobiography of eminent British woman broadcaster. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Bakewell, BBC, Heart. 3638

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Blue-Eyed Son - The Story of an Adoption, Campbell, Nicky
3 Blue-Eyed Son - The Story of an Adoption
Campbell, Nicky. Macmillan, London, 2004. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, xiii prelims, 345pp. Very Good/Very Good. Top of spine bumped. Top of block slightly dusty. Dustwrapper has just a suspicion of wear at top of spine and adjacent front. Popular TV and radio personality describes his search for his natural parents. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Adoption, Campbell, Radio. 3739

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To Convey Intelligence - The Spectator 1928-1998, Courtauld, Simon
4 To Convey Intelligence - The Spectator 1928-1998
Courtauld, Simon. Profile Books, London, 1999. first edition, Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 274pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Spine and top of borads slightly bumped. Dustwrapper has shelfwear creasing along top. Review of 70 years in the life of a great political magazine. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Spectator, Lawson, Chancellor. 3648

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Publish and be damned! The astonishing story of the Daily Mirror, Cudlipp, Hugh
5 Publish and be damned! The astonishing story of the Daily Mirror
Cudlipp, Hugh. Andrew Sakers, London, 1953. first edition, Hardback, 220mm x 142mm red cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , x prelims, 292+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Reading copy only/Good. One plate page is detached but present. Book in otherwise fair condition - generally worn and a little grubby from handling. Dustwrapper (now protected) is generally worn around edges and grubby from handling. Published when the Mirror was the biggest-selling daily newspaer in the world, this is the story of what was once a great campaigning paper and a true voice of the English working class. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Fleet, Rothermere, Mirror, war. 11205

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Flat Earth News, Davies, Nick
6 Flat Earth News
Davies, Nick. Vintage, London, 2009. first thus, Paperback, 197mm x 130mm , 420pp. plus index, Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal evidence of handling, no creasing or curling. "An award-winning reporter exposes falsehood, distortion and propaganda in the global media." Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: propaganda, spin, fake, bug. 14446

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7 Arabia Phoenix - An Account of a visit to Ibn Saud Chieftain of the austere Wahhabis and Powerful Arabian King
de Gaury, Gerald ; Stark, Freya. George G. Harrap, London, 1946. first edition, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 169 + 64pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Some very faint fading to boards, top of block dusty. Book is a postwar austerity production. Some foxing to endpapers. Intriguing little volume detailing a 1935 diplomatic mission to the Saudi court, which involved travelling into another world in almost every sense. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Saud, Arabia, phoenix. 4628

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Sir Huge - The Life of Huw Wheldon, Ferris, Paul
8 Sir Huge - The Life of Huw Wheldon
Ferris, Paul. Michael Joseph, London, 1990. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , x prelims, 307+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean but spine colour has faded. Biography of the titular giant of British broadcasting who redefined the potential of television as an artistic medium. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: BBC, television, arts, Civilisation. 11208

Price: 7.25 GBP
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Michael Joseph - Master of Words, Joseph, Richard
9 Michael Joseph - Master of Words
Joseph, Richard. Ashford Press, Shedfield, Hampshire, 1986. first edition, Hardback, 8vo grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xviii prelims, 238pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Spine and boards bumped. Small ink line mark on credits page. Duswtrapper has evidence of handling, bumped along top with some shelfwear. Biography of eminent publisher by his son. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Joseph, publishing, Dick Francis. 3652

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One Man's Meat, Kennedy, Ludovic
10 One Man's Meat
Kennedy, Ludovic. Longmans, Green, London, 1953. first edition, Hardback, 221mm x 144mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 165pp. Good +/Reading copy only. Book has been read and is perhaps a little grubby from handling at edges, but overall clean and tight. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn grubby with some edgewear and ink markings to rear. Literarte diary musings from the year 1949-50 by an already well-published young journalist who would become a celebrated British broadcaster as well as writer. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: war, Ealing, theatre, literature. 11206

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Show and Tell - New Yorker Profiles, Lahr, John
11 Show and Tell - New Yorker Profiles
Lahr, John. Bloomsbury, London, 2001. first thus, Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xii prelims, 335pp. plus index, Very Good/Very Good. Block edges perhaps a little darkened else near fine. Dustwrapper has been handled once or twice else near fine. Collection of New Yorker profiles of such celebrities as Woody Allen, Irving Berlin and Roseanne. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: New Yorker, Lahr, Bergman. 3660

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Against My Better Judgement - Adventures in the City and in the Book Trade, Maher, Terry
12 Against My Better Judgement - Adventures in the City and in the Book Trade
Maher, Terry. Sinclair - Stevenson, London, 1994. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223pp. plus index, Very Good/Very Good. Block edges perhaps a little darkened. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally. Spine faded. Memoir of book trade entrepreneur. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Maher, books, city, Pentos. 3646

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Richard Dimbleby, Broadcaster, by his Colleagues, Miall, Leonard             (ed)
13 Richard Dimbleby, Broadcaster, by his Colleagues
Miall, Leonard (ed). BBC, London, 1966. first edition, Paperback, 24cm x 18cm , xii prelims, 172pp. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, with some creasing, and bumping, and watery foxing to top of block. Tribute to recently-deceased BBC broadcaster, with substantal reference to Dimbleby's most famous assignments, including his harrowing account of the liberation of Belsen. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Dimbleby, BBC, Belsen, Churchill. 3661

Price: 6.00 GBP
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In Character, Mortimer, John
14 In Character
Mortimer, John. Allen Lane, London, 1983. first edition, Hardback, 223mm x 140mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 206pp. Good +++/Good +++. Gift Inscription. Hardback is clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Accounts of brief encounters between the celebrated lawyer-dramatist John Mortimer and 27 eminent figures from British politics and culture. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Jagger, Scargill, Enoch, Gielgud. 14033

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At John Murray's 1843-1892, Paston, George
15 At John Murray's 1843-1892
Paston, George. John Murray, London, 1932. first edition, Hardback, 233mm x 157mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 320+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, block edges ragged as cut, pages basically clean save for smudging to half-title. Inscribed by John Murray "the 5th of that name" to E.G. Davis. "Records of a Literary Circle" surrounding a famous publishing house in Victorian Britain. 16 plate illustrations. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Publishing, Murray. 607

Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Cowardly Lioness, Rook, Jean
16 The Cowardly Lioness
Rook, Jean. Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1989. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 199+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Inscribed by author. Book has been read, with block edges just a little grubby from handling, but overall clean and tight. Dustwrapper has some wear from handling, colour fading to spine. Autobiography of a legendary Fleet Street columnist. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Express, Fleet, column, Thatcher. 11213

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Days from a Different World - A Memoir of Childhood, Simpson, John
17 Days from a Different World - A Memoir of Childhood
Simpson, John. Macmillan, London, 2005. first edition, Hardback, 8vo white cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 413pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine apart from a suspicion of shelfwear along top, with top of spine bumped. Famous BBC TV journalist recalls his childhood life in an England now lost for ever. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Simpson, BBC, childhood, England. 3640

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The Positive Hour, Winn, Godfrey
18 The Positive Hour
Winn, Godfrey. Michael Joseph, London, 1971. first edition, Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 445pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Spine and base of boards slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is bright and clean, some shelfwear along top with top of spine bumped. Second of three autobiographical volumes by eminent 20th century British reporter. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Winn, Navy, Beatles, war. 3641

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Forever Young - The Autobiography, Young, Sir Jimmy
19 Forever Young - The Autobiography
Young, Sir Jimmy. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2003. first edition, Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 306pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper has been handled occasionally and has very slight shelfwear along top. Autobiography of UK broadcasting legend. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: Radio, Young, Unchained, Wogan. 3653

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