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Glittering Prospects: All You Need to Know About "Treasure Hunting". Signed and Inscribed By Joan Allen

By: Allen, Joan

Price: £75.74

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books, Hamish Hamilton: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10803

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by Joan Allen to Mary Mills "To Mrs John Mills, with Best Wishes from Joan Allen" As well as being the author of this book on metal detecting Joan Allen also ran a Metal detector retailing and manufacturing business. Found inside the book is a typed brochure from "Joan Allen Electronics Ltd" A set of instructions for the "Coinshooter 3" metal detector and an invoice dated Feb 1976, from Joan Allen Electronics Ltd to Mrs Mills for the purchase of a Coinshooter 3 metal detector. 1975 First Edition Siz... View more info

Challenge of the Unknown

By: Anspacher, Louis K. With an Introduction By Waldemar Kaempffert

Price: £60.59

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10793

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Inscribed to Mary Hayley Bell (Mary Mills) "MHB from R.H. New York 1962" 1947 First Edition. Size 8¾" x 5½", 331 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Condition very good, cover outer edge, top edge and spine faded, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, else fine, contents clean. View more info

The Ashdown Diaries. Volume One 1988-1997. Signed By Paddy Ashdown.

By: Ashdown, Paddy

Price: £23.85

Publisher: London, Allen Lane, the Penguin Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12538

ISBN: 0713995106

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Signed by Paddy Ashdown on the bookplate of David E. Green M.B.E., to the half-title. Accompanied by Letter of Authenticity on Paddy Ashdown's House of Commons Letterhead, in House of Commons Envelope. Size 9.5" x 6", 638 pages including index. Black hard cover with gilt titles to the spine, photographic dust jacket. Book condition near fine, bottom edge of spine very slight creased, faint slight offsetting of frontispiece cartoon onto half title, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, spine edges slightly creased, tiny scratch to front panel, else fine, not price c... View more info

A Yorkshire Diary, Year of Crisis. Signed By David Bairstow.

By: Bairstow, David, with Hodgson, Derek

Price: £13.64

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10831

ISBN: 0283991097

Condition: Fine


Signed by David Bairstow on the title page "To Peter, Best wishes David Bairstow". Size 8¾" x 5½", 165 pages. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition fine, not price clipped, protected. With photographs by Barry Wilkinson. Autobiography of the Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper who assumed the captaincy of Yorkshire in 1984. View more info

Honest Ed's Story. The Crazy Rags to Riches Story of Ed Mirvish

By: Batten, Jack

Price: £37.11

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Ltd., Torontom Ontario. Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, N.Y.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10611

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by the subject of the book, Ed Mirvish, with a personal inscription to John and Mary Mills "To John & Mary with best wishes Sincerely Ed Mirvish Sept 1981. P.S. Please don't open next door to me and cut prices !" 1972 Stated First Edition. Size 8½" x 5½" 237 pages. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Yellow pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, front cover a little grubby, else fine, contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, tiny repaire... View more info

Play Better Football. Signed By Author

By: Bernard Joy

Price: £26.59

Publisher: London, "The Star" Publications Dept.:

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 13398

Condition: Fair


Not dated. Signed by Bernard Joy to the front endpaper. Size 12mo, 7.25" x 4.75", 144 pages. Pictorial boards with photographs of footballers and large green and white titles. Condition fair, corners and edges of cover rubbed, spine section missing, replaced with handwritten paper spine label, covers now protected in plastic wallet, endpapers toned, else contents clean. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Football instruction manual by the former Arsenal and England Amateur Centre Half. Signed by Bernard Joy to the front endpaper. View more info

Getting Older, Growing Younger. Signed and Inscribed By Barbara Cartland

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: £136.32

Publisher: London, Sidgwick and Jackson Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10716

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by Barbara Cartland with a personal message to John Mills "To darling John with love & thanks Barbara 1984" First Edition. Size 8½" x 6", 192 pages including index. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Pink dustjacket with white and black titles and photograph of Barbara Cartland. Book condition very good, bottom edge of front cover grubby, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, edges very slightly rubbed else fine, not price clipped. View more info

Fighting All the Way

By: Castle, Barbara

Price: £9.00

Publisher: MacMillan: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014604

ISBN: 0333590317

Condition: Very Good


Black Hard Cover. Spine ends rubbed, else fine. 626pp all in very good condition. Dust Jacket slightly creased to top edge, not price clipped. View more info

Chandlers' Travels a Tour of the Life of Harry Chandler. Signed By Harry Chandler

By: Chandler, Harry. Packaged By John Carter

Price: £12.15

Publisher: London, Quiller Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11063

Condition: Fine


Signed by Harry Chandler on the half-title "Best Wishes, Harry Chandler, 21/1/86" Size 9" x 5½", 168 pages including index. Blue hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Book and dustjacket condition fine, not price clipped, protected. With black and white photographs and illustrations. Dustjacket illustration by Roy Ullyett. View more info

Great Short Biographies of the World

By: Clark, Barrett H.

Price: £41.65

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10712

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Mills. Size 8½" x 5½", 1407 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, top page edge green. Condition very good, edges a little rubbed, spine a little grubby, else fine, contents clean. View more info

My Life. Signed By Author

By: Clinton, Bill

Price: £355.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition First Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12777

ISBN: 0375414576

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition First Impression. Stated First Edition. True First State copy with typing error "failure of my life" in last sentence of the Acknowledgement section. Navy hard cover with gilt titles to the spine and William J Clinton in blind to front cover. Signed by Bill Clinton on the title page. Accompanied by a CD ROM containing 16 Digital photographs of Bill Clinton on the day and signing the book. Size 9.25" x 6.25". Book condition near fine, bottom edge of spine slightly creased else fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, spine ends slightly creased else fine, not price c... View more info

A Parliamentary Affair. Signed By Edwina Currie

By: Currie, Edwina

Price: £27.26

Publisher: London, BCA: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12624

Condition: Near Fine


1994 first BCA Edition. Signed by Edwina Currie on the book plate of David E. Green M.B.E. to the front endpaper. Size 9.25" x 6", 564 pages. Black hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition near fine, pages yellowing slightly, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, front panel faded in part, edges creased, else fine, not clipped. Also accompanied by 2 promotional post cards for A Parliamentary Affair and A Woman's Place, both signed and dated by Edwina Currie in blue ink. From The Library of Captain David E. Green M.B.E. View more info

Sir Robin Day: Grand Inquisitor: Memoirs. Signed By Sir Robin Day

By: Day, Sir Robin

Price: £11.66

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11076

ISBN: 0297796607

Condition: Fine


1989 First edition. Signed by Sir Robin Day on the title page. Size 9½" x 6¼", 296 pages including index. Blue hard cover with silver titles to the spine, red pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, price clipped, else fine, protected. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

Journey with Elsa Cloud. Signed By Leila Hadley

By: Hadley, Leila

Price: £11.66

Publisher: New York, Books & Co. / Turtle Point: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11084

ISBN: 1885983166

Condition: Fine


1997 First Edition. Signed by Leila Hadley on the title page. Size 9¼" x 6", 600 pages. Beige paper over cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, gold pictorial dust jacket. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition fine, not price clipped, protected. An account of Hadley's tour across India with her estranged daughter. View more info

Uphill All the Way. Signed By John Hawkridge

By: Hawkridge, John

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11069

Condition: Fine


1991 First edition, third impression. Inscribed by John Hawkridge on the title page "To Betty Best Wishes John Hawkridge" Size 9½" x 6, 246 pages including index. Tan hard cover with silver titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, top edge very slightly faded else fine, not price clipped, protected. With colour and black and white photographs. John Hawkridge was born with cerebral palsy, yet in 1988 he climbed Kala Pattar in the Himalayas, over 18,000 feet in the shadow of Everest. View more info

Music: A Joy for Life. Signed By Edward Heath

By: Heath, Edward

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 13071

ISBN: 0283983493

Condition: Near Fine


1976 First Edition. Signed by Edward Heath on the front endpaper. Size 9¾" x 7¼", 204 pages plus index. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt titles on the spine, brown pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, gift inscription to front pastedown, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, small tear top edge of front panel, price clipped, else fine 'A record of a lifetime's passion for a subject with which he has been involved since he was nine years old' With numerous colour and black and white illustrations and photographs View more info

Coleridge: The Clark Lectures 1951-52

By: House, Humphry

Price: £41.65

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10723

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Mills Bristol 1953. Also found inside the pages a letter to Mary Mills, dated April 16th 1953, from Gilbert Miller, St. James' Theatre London to Mary Mills "I have just read Darlington's wonderful notice of your new play "Foreign Field" at Bromley., and I have promptly airmailed it to Mr. Miller. I don't know if you have any arrangements for the play, but I expect Mr. Miller may be here the end of next week or the week after, and I would like to be able to tell him it is free for America., Kind regards and congratula... View more info

The Collected Poems of John Drinkwater. 2 Volumes. Volume I 1908-1917. Volume II 1917-1922. Limited Edition Signed By John Drinkwater

By: John Drinkwater

Price: £81.79

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11435

Condition: Very Good


1923 First Edition. Limited Edition Signed by John Drinkwater "Of this Edition on hand-made paper 230 copies have been printed, of which not more than 200 are for sale in Great Britain. This is number 140" The preface has been signed by John Drinkwater and also the 140 in "this is number 140" has been handwritten by him in the same ink. 2 Volumes. Size 9.5" x 6.5", Vol I 234 pages including index and Vol II 240 pages including index. Condition very good/near fine, spines toned, covers slightly toned, contents very clean. Cream cloth with gilt titles to the front covers ... View more info

John Gallagher: The World's Best Rugby Player?

By: John Gallagher with Chris Brown, Alan McColm

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harrogate, R & B Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 016331

ISBN: 1873668503

Condition: Fine


1991 First Edition, first impression. Size 9½" x 6¼", 188 pages. Black hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, not price clipped, protected. View more info

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Last Train to Alcatraz

By: Leon Whitey Thompson

Price: £25.90

Publisher: Fiddletown, California, U.S.A., Leon W Thompson: 1998

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 00007

Condition: Fine


Pastedown signed Best Wishes Leon Whitey Thompson. 322 pages. Photographic glossy hardback, spine in perfect condition and book in perfect condition thoughout. The autobiography of Leon (Whitey) Thompson, a former Alcatraz inmate. The author recounts his experiences in prison, and later working with young offenders at the California Youth Authority. View more info