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An elegantly written biography giving a full and true account of the Chagall the man and the artists and of a life as intense, theatrical and haunting as his paintings. Fuchsia boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w plates. 582 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780713996524. Spine very slightly bumped. Wrapper very lightly rubbed at edges.
The world's highest and most romantic mountain dominates the dreams of even the humblest of climbers and the deepest armchair mountaineers. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713911085. SIGNED by author to title page. A few knocks and some light browning along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning and foxing.
A biography of artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610). Red boards, white title to spine. Colour plates. xxviii and 514 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713996746. Second printing. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.
Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. This book tells her extraordinary story of how, as a young woman, she had her life, beliefs, prejudices and everything she once believed in utterly transformed by the greatest man of her time. The story of how, at the end of apartheid, she would become a trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela, growing to respect and cherish the man she had been taught was the enemy. Grey boards, black title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004012.
The life of Winston Churchill through the prism of his military service as both a solider and warlord. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 935 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780713997538. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed. 3rd printing.
THE IRON WOLF AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert; Jennifer Campbell.
Stock no. 2127001
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Striking colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert, b/w drawings by Jennifer Campbell. 19 folk-tales. Brown cloth. 141 pages. ISBN: 071391341X. Foxing to outer page edges and some pages of contents. Wrapper is edge-creased and a bit faded to spine.
Allied Bomber Forces Against a German City in 1943. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 424 pages including index. ISBN: 0713910747. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks.
The Strange History of Our National Imagination. This is a book about the success and the meaning of Britain's modern popular culture, from Bond and The Beatles to Catherine Cookson and Coronation Street, from Harry Potter, heavy metal and Kate Bush to Damien Hirst, Downton Abbey and Grand Theft Auto. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004654. Light bumping to spine. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased.
Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713997656.
Uncorrected Advance Proof. A dazzling and unconventional biography of the artist. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 702 pages. ISBN: 0713993847. Small closed tear to top edge of front cover (no loss). Light creasing to top vertical edge of a few pages of contents. Otherwise contents clean.
The history of technology from cathedral builders to the industrial revolution. ISBN: 0713905921. Ex-lib.