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CLEARED FOR TAKE-OFF

By: BOGARDE Dirk

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1995

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19029

Condition: Very Good


Life in the 1950's after leaving the Forces. Riveting. What a truly wonderful writer Mr Bogarde was, his books are so immensely readable. Always feel so sad that he is no longer with us, he was such a great part of one's teenage years, as the foremost matinee idol. View more info

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A GENTLE OCCUPATION

By: BOGARDE Dirk

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19033

Condition: Very Good


The Author's First Novel. What a truly wonderful writer Mr Bogarde was, his books are so immensely readable. Always feel so sad that he is no longer with us, he was such a great part of one's teenage years, as the foremost matinee idol. V.G. in dust wrapper designed by Dirk himself. View more info

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FOR THE TIME BEING

By: BOGARDE Dirk

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1998

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19043

Condition: Very Good


New reflections,and a specially written introduction bringing together almost all the work Dirk had published outside his autobiographies & novels. What a truly wonderful writer Mr Bogarde was, these are so immensely readable. Always feel so sad that he is no longer with us, he was such a great part of one's teenage years, as the foremost matinée idol. View more info

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AN ORDERLY MAN

By: BOGARDE Dirk

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1983

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 19070

Condition: Very Good


The continuation of Dirk's life in this his third autobiographical volume.What a truly wonderful writer Mr Bogarde was, his books are so immensely readable. Always feel so sad that he is no longer with us, he was such a great part of one's teenage years, as the foremost matinée idol. V.G. in dust wrapper. View more info

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SNAKES AND LADDERS VOLUME TWO OF HIS BESTSELLING AUTOBIOGRAPHY. READ by ANDREW SACHS.

By: BOGARDE Dirk

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chivers: 1998

Edition: 1st issue

Seller ID: 19403

Condition: Very Good


The continuation of Dirk's life in a further autobiographical volume, here delightfully read by Mr Sachs.What a truly wonderful writer Mr Bogarde was, his books are so immensely enjoyable. So sad that he is no longer with us, he was such a great part of one's teenage years, as the foremost matinée idol. Here, 10 cassettes to enjoy,complete & unabridged. In original illustrated box, with super photo of Dirk as Sydney Carton, in A Tale of Two Cities. View more info

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AN ABSENCE OF ANGELS DCS Ian Roper Investigates

By: BOLITHO Janie SIGNED COPY

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Constable: 1997

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 21719

Condition: Fine


Lovely to have a SIGNED copy, with Best Wishes from the late Miss Bolitho. Completely mint in mint dust wrapper. View more info

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RIPE FOR REVENGE A Detective Chief Inspector Roper Mystery

By: BOLITHO Janie SIGNED COPY

Price: £25.00

Publisher: St Martin's Press US: 1994

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 21721

Condition: Fine


Lovely to have a SIGNED copy, with Best Wishes from the late Miss Bolitho. Completely mint in mint dust wrapper. Quite a scarce title. View more info

MY BOOKY WOOK

By: BRAND Russell

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2007

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024231

Condition: Very Good


Hilariously Honest throughout. Entertaining. Lovely copy. View more info

FATHER CHRISTMAS

By: BRIGGS Raymond

Price: £245.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1973

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 025182

Condition: Very Good


Delightful story, told in comic strip form, with Mr Brigg's unique style. Glazed boards in smashing wrapper. Very very good, a lovely copy of the true first edition. As the wrapper says, warms the cockles of your heart!! View more info

RUPERT BROOKE THE AUGUSTAN BOOKS OF MODERN POETRY

By: Brooke Rupert Edited by Edward Thompson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn: 1929

Edition: First edition 7th printing

Seller ID: 024028

Condition: Very Good


Attractive marbled decorative paper on cloth boards. Nice copy. Wonderful verse. An uncommon edition to add to a collection. View more info

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THE CLIFFORD T WARD STORY

By: CARTWRIGHT Dave

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Moonicorn Books: 2003

Edition: First edition thus

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 023747

Condition: Fine


A tale of talent, love, fame & tragedy beautifully told. A lovely presentation copy signed by the Author. View more info

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NOW WE ARE SIXTY

By: Christopher MATTHEW after A A MILNE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 023083

Condition: Fine


An ideal birthday gift! An affectionate tribute to A A Milne too. Thoroughly enjoyable. View more info

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THE PRODIGAL'S RETURN A CORNISH WHODUNNIT Featuring Ex-Inspector John Reynolds

By: CLAYTON Mary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Headline: 1997

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 023078

Condition: Fine


Splendid mystery full of complex twists & turns, excellent. A super copy. View more info

CATS KNOW BEST

By: COLIN EISLER & LESLEY ANNE IVORY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Collins: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024140

Condition: Near Fine


An enchanting book for Cat Lovers of all ages! A delight. A lovely copy. View more info

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KING OF SHADOWS

By: COOPER Susan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 22157

Condition: Fine


Rich & powerful novel, bringing the world of Shakespeare to life. Super copy. View more info

SILVER ON THE TREE

By: COOPER Susan

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1977

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024743

Condition: Very Good


The triumphant climax of the "The Dark is Rising" sequence. Set amid the darkliy brooding Welsh Mountains, dream and nightmare combine.... Compelling indeed! A pleasing copy. View more info

GREENWITCH

By: COOPER Susan

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1974

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 024744

Condition: Very Good


A perilous wish granted by the Greenwitch supported by legends of the West Country in this great struggle between the force for the Dark and the Light. View more info

THE DARK IS RISING

By: COOPER Susan

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1977

Edition: First edition, 3rd impression.

Seller ID: 024745

Condition: Near Fine


Interweaving Celtic & English traditions as the forces of the Light struggle to prevent the Dark from Rising..... A lovely copy View more info

OVER SEA, UNDER STONE

By: COOPER Susan

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1978

Edition: 2nd Impression 1978

Seller ID: 024746

Condition: Near Fine


Set in Cornwall, the beginning of the search for a treasure more precious than life itself, to keep at bay the forces of evil. A lovely copy View more info

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POSY BATES, AGAIN!

By: CRESSWELL Helen

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2210

Condition: Fine


Glazed boards. View more info