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Thursdays & Fridays - A book for everyday people

By: Agate, James

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Seller ID: 3680


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: Jour... View more info

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The Centre of the Bed - An Autobiography

By: Bakewell, Joan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3638


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 View more info

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Blue-Eyed Son - The Story of an Adoption

By: Campbell, Nicky

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3739


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 View more info

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To Convey Intelligence - The Spectator 1928-1998

By: Courtauld, Simon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 1999

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3648


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 View more info

A Soul on Ice - A Life in News

By: Hewitt, Gavin

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3637


Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 353pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine. Autobiography of BBC TV news correspondent. Catalogue: Journalism. Keywords: BBC, News, war, television View more info

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Michael Joseph - Master of Words

By: Joseph, Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Shedfield, Hampshire, Ashford Press: 1986

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3652


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 View more info

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Show and Tell - New Yorker Profiles

By: Lahr, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2001

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 3660


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 View more info

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Ladies Long Loved

By: Matthison, Arthur Llewelyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Cornish Brothers: 1950

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 1841


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 140pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Photographic illustrations. Good/Good. Boards discoloured at edges and bumped at ends of spine.Block edges slightly foxed / discoloured. Differential fading to final page of book. Dustwrapper (now protected) is stained and frayed at edges of covers and flaps, with shelfwear resulting in small loss at corners and 3cm x 2cm loss at base of spine. A collection of essays and ske... View more info

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Richard Dimbleby, Broadcaster, by his Colleagues

By: Miall, Leonard (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, BBC: 1966

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3661


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 View more info

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At John Murray's 1843-1892

By: Paston, George

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1932

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 607


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: Jour... View more info

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Days from a Different World - A Memoir of Childhood

By: Simpson, John

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3640


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 View more info

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The Positive Hour

By: Winn, Godfrey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1971

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3641


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 View more info

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Forever Young - The Autobiography

By: Young, Sir Jimmy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3653


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 View more info