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‘A Sparrow’s Flight’, 16 x 24 cm hardcover book published by Colins London 1990 first edition.  Flatsigned and dated 1990 by Lord Hailsham on the title page in black pen.  Lord Hailsham is best known for his long service as Lord Chancellor. In his memoir, he reflects on the nature of that office and on Continue Reading

Adolf Hitler Signed Book

Adolf Hitler Bilder Aus Dem Leben Des Fuhrers (Pictures from the life of the Fuhrer).  Book Condition is good.  Oversize hardbound volume with some minor foxing to the first page, small tear to page 54, 71 – 76 missing card 107 on page 71, soiling to edges of some pages.  Covers, which exhibit wear around Continue Reading

Adriana Mitchell Caselotti born on the  6th of May 1916 died on the 19th of January 1997.  Caselotti was an American actress and singer.  She was the voice of the title character in Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Caselotti was named as a Disney Legend in 1994.  This a first edition hard Continue Reading

Science Liberty and Peace is an essay written by Aldous Huxley. The essay is an opinionated discussion covering a wide range of subjects reflecting Huxley’s views towards society at that time. He puts forward a number of predictions, many of which turned out to be true up to 60 years later. A consistent theme throughout Continue Reading

The book is in good condition binding is tight and all the pages are intact.  Paper label on the spine is damaged, pencil book shop inscription to the flyleaf, slight water stain on the back board and very slight foxing throughout. Inscribed on the title page, Mrs Walney from Arthur Conan Doyle Jan/24.  Published by John Continue Reading

Biggles of 266

This Book  contains nine short stories, eight of which were originally published in BIGGLES IN FRANCE (1935) The stories are:- FORWARD (by W. E. Johns) A RIDE TO REMEMBER : Shot down, Biggles escapes from behind the lines in a German observation balloon (dust cover). THE CAMERA: Colonel Raymond asks Biggles to recover a recognisance Continue Reading

Magnificent Desolation, The Long Journey Home, gives Buzz Aldrin’s  first hand account of the Lunar Landing. This first edition book was published by Harmony Books, New York in 2009.  Buzz has boldly signed the title page in black pen.  The book is in mint unread condition with its dust jacket.

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung is a book of selected statements from speeches and writings by Mao Zedong, the former leader of Chinese Communist Party, published from 1964 to about 1976 and widely distributed during the Cultural Revolution. The most popular versions were printed in small sizes that could be easily carried and were bound Continue Reading

The Battle of Life is one of Charles Dickens lesser known stories. Unlike many of Charles Dickens Christmas tales it doesn’t contain reference to the supernatural. Written in three parts, it is an uplifting tale of winning one of the many wars fought in the battle of life. The first part of the story provides Continue Reading

This is a first edition hardcover with dust jacket copy of Colin Powell’s biography.  The copy has a signed bookplate on the title page, it is in excellent condition.  Published by Random House New York in 1995. Colin Powell born on the 5th of April 1937 is an American statesman and a retired four-star general Continue Reading

Complete Works of Sherlock Holmes

This is an unusually well constructed book of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories. Published in 1938 by Garden City publishing Company, Inc, Garden City, New York.  The book is a hard cover with cloth boards and no dust jacket. The book is in good condition with some slight discolouration on very few pages. Page 5 Continue Reading

David Herbert Richards Lawrence born on the 11th of September 1885 died on the 2nd of March 1930.  D H Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D H Lawrence. Pansies is a collection of his poems. The Book published by Martin Secker of London in 1929.  Continue Reading

David Campese Signed Book

David Campese is widely regarded as the greatest rugby player of his generation. In an international career spanning fourteen years, he has played more Test matches for Australia and has scored more tries than any other player in the history of the game. The book chronicles David’s career in rugby union. David Campese, published in Continue Reading

David Hagberg is an American novelist best known for his techno-thrillers featuring super-spy Kirk McGarvey. Hagberg has also written under the pseudonym Sean Flannery, Nick Carter, David Bannerman, David James, Robert Pell, and Eric Ramsey. Hagberg’s style has been described as a cross between Tom Clancy and Ian Fleming. This book is about terrorist bombings.  Continue Reading

Green Eggs and Ham is a best-selling and critically acclaimed book by Dr Seuss, first published on August 12, 1960 renewed in 1988.  As of 2001, according to Publishers Weekly, it was the fourth-best-selling English-language children’s book (novel) of all time. Theodor Seuss Geisel born on the 2nd of March 1904 died on the 24th Continue Reading