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Vaclav Havel Or Living in Truth

By: Havel, Vaclav & Jan Vladislav (ed)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24094

ISBN: 0571148743

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


VG/VG, red cloth boards with silver gilt, in a b&w illustrated d/jkt, with some slight signs of fading; text inside is clean & bright. Havel's political writings collected for the first time together with essays by his friends.; 8.50 X 5.70 X 1.30 inches; 315 pages View more info

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James Stern A Life in Letters 1904-1993

By: Huddleston, Miles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Michael Russell Publishing Ltd: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24504

ISBN: 0859552721

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


VG/VG-, black boards with gilt in a b&w illustrated price-clipped d/jkt, slightly wrinkled and yellowed along the inside of the top & bottom edges; text & b&w plates inside are clean & bright though there's a slight hint of age-toning to the edge of the text block. The author has signed his name to the title page in blue ink: 'To Ilsa, a very dear friend,' crossing out his name & replacing it with his signature, also in blue ink. James Stern has been called one of the wo... View more info

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Memoirs of A Public Baby

By: O'Connor, Philip

Price: £12.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co.: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25822

ISBN: 0393027635

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


VG-/VG-, grey boards with grey half-cloth & black text, a little dislcoured along the edges, in a silver b&w photo-illustrated d/jkt, also a little discoloured along the edges; text iinside is clean & bright. The author has dedicated the first front endpaper in blue ink: "For dear Tatyana, from old Philip, Ypres 1990." A self-made literateur. ; 8.10 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 229 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Diaries 1939-1972

By: Partridge, Frances & Rebecca Wilson (ed)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Orion: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26200

ISBN: 0297646664

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; VG-/VG-, burgundy cloth boards with silver gilt, in a colour photo-illustrated d/jkt with some slight signs of shelfwear and the faint remains of a price-sticker removed from the front cover; the text & colour plates inside are clean and bright but there's a slight hint of age-toning to the very edges of the pages. One of the most remarkable British diarists of the twentieth... View more info

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Turgenev's Letters

By: Turgenev, Ivan & A.V. Knowles (trans, ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Athlone: 2000

Seller ID: 23798

ISBN: 0485112108

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


VG/VG-, blue cloth boards with gilt, bumped at the bottom of the spine, in a b&w photo-illustrated d/jkt, rubbed & faded along the edges & to the spine. 50 years of Turgenev's letters. ; European Thought; 9.37 X 6.22 X 1.02 inches; 316 pages View more info