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Origins, A Memoir

A near fine first printing
Amin Maalouf, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 2008
£10.00
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God's Troubadour

The Story of Saint Francis of Assisi
Sophie Jewett
Duckworth & Co, London, 1915
£30.00
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The Progress of a Plough-Boy

to a Seat in Parliament as Exemplified in the History of William Cobbett, Member for Oldham
William Reitzel, editor. Dustwrapper and frontispiece by John Farleigh
Faber & Faber, London, 1935
£20.00
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In Anger and Pity, a Report on Russia (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Magidoff, an American correspondent deported in the 1940s
Robert Magidoff
Doubleday, New York, 1949
£15.00
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Raoul Wallenberg, Angel of Rescue (Signed copy)

Signed by Harvey Rosenfeld
Harvey Rosenfeld, foreword by Jack Kemp
Prometheus Books, New York, 1982
£10.00
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Two Memoirs

Dr Melchior, a Defeated Enemy and My Early Beliefs
J M Keynes, introduction by David Garnett
Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1949
£20.00
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The Origins of an Heroic Image (Signed copy)

Sun Yatsen in London, 1896–1897. Signed by J Y Wong
J Y Wong
Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 1986
£15.00
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Alexander Dolgun's Story, An American in the Gulag (Signed copy)

Signed by Alexander Dolgun
Alexander Dolgun, with Patrick Watson
Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1975
£40.00
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I Chose Justice

Russian defector Victor Kravchenko's account of his "trial of the the century"
Victor Kravchenko
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1950
£20.00
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Under Two Dictators

One woman's life at Karaganda and Ravensbruck
Margarete Buber, translated by Edward Fitzgerald
Dodd, Mead & Co, New York, 1949
£20.00
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In the Enchanted Land (Signed copy)

Signed by Moshe Grossman, his account of seven years in the Soviet Union including the war years
Moshe Grossman, translated by I M Lask
Rachel, Tel Aviv, 1960
£27.50
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Don't Lose it Again! (Signed copy)

The Life and Wartime Cartoons of Philip Zec
Donald Zec
The Political Cartoon Society, London, 2005
£40.00
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Passions and Impressions

Prose writings from Pablo Neruda
Pablo Neruda, edited by Matilde Neruda and Miguel Otero Silva. Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1983
£20.00
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Clean Young Englishman

John Gale's remarkable autobiography
John Gale
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1965
£10.00
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Shadow of Swords

A biography of Scottish doctor and suffragist Elsie Inglis
Margot Lawrence
Michael Joseph, London, 1971
£12.00
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Now a Stranger

Humbert Wolfe's autobiography of his childhood in Bradford
Humbert Wolfe
Cassell, London, 1933
£25.00
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The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters

Complete in three paperback volumes, covering 1955–1962
Rupert Hart-Davis, editor
John Murray, London, 1985
£20.00
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Hessian Tapestry

A tumultuous history of the Hesse family and its Royal connections
David Duff
Frederick Muller, London, 1967
£30.00
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Paul Verlaine

A pocket biography of the French Decadent poet
Wilfred Thorley
Constable, London, 1914
£10.00
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The Last Diaries, In and Out of the Wilderness (Signed copy)

The third volume of Alan Clark's diaries, signed by his widow, Jane
Alan Clark, edited by Ion Trewin
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2002
£25.00
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Hitler et Les Femmes

and Le Journal Intime d'Eva Braun (1948)
Douglas L Hewlett
Editions du Cheval Aile, Paris, 1948
£15.00
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The Leo Amery Diaries (2 volumes)

Volume 1: 1896–1929, and Volume 2: The Empire at Bay, 1929–1945
Leo Amery, edited by John Barnes and David Nicholson. Intorduction by Julian Amery (V1) and Foreword by Lord Stockton (V2).
Hutchinson, London, 1980
£140.00
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To the Edge of the Sky (Signed copy)

Signed & dedicated by Anhua Gao
Anhua Gao
Penguin Books, London, 2001
£16.00
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Virginia Woolf

Quentin Bell's two volume biography
Quentin Bell
Paladin, London, 1976
£10.00
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England

Volume 2 only (of 2)
Horace Walpole
R & J Dodsley, London, 1759
£15.00
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