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It’s a Funny Old Life by Jimmy Greaves

It’s a Funny Old Life by Jimmy Greaves lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop. Arthur Baker [London, England], 1990, Hardback in dust wrapper. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; From the cover: Jimmy Greaves, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Bloomsbury, 2001, Paperback. From the cover: After twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine, chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has … Continue reading

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Pigs Can Fly by Barry Cryer

Pigs Can Fly by Barry Cryer hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Orion, 2003, Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: Over his fifty-year career Barry Cryer has collaborated with all the greats from Max Miller to Tony Hancock, … Continue reading

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Cats in the News by Martyn Lewis

Cats in the News by Martyn Lewis hits the £1 shelf in my shop. MacDonald, 1991, Hardback in dust wrapper. Signed by the author on the title page unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Illustrated by … Continue reading

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I Lick My Cheese and Other Notes from the Frontline of Flatsharing by Oonagh O’Hagan

I Lick My Cheese and Other Notes from the Frontline of Flatsharing by Oonagh O’Hagan hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Sphere, 2007, Hardback. From the cover: I needed that ham. Really needed it. I pay the rent. What … Continue reading

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Racing Pigs and Giant Marrows: Travels Around the North Country Fairs by Harry Pearson

Racing Pigs and Giant Marrows: Travels Around the North Country Fairs by Harry Pearson hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Little, Brown & Company, 1997, Hardback in dust wrapper. 2nd printing. [First Published: 1997, thus] Illustrated with black and … Continue reading

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The Newsagent’s Window: Adventures in a World of Second-Hand Cars and Lost Cats by John Osborne

The Newsagent’s Window: Adventures in a World of Second-Hand Cars and Lost Cats by John Osborne hits the £1 shelf in my shop. Simon & Schuster, 2010, Paperback. First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: John Osbornes second book … Continue reading

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Ashes 2005: The Triumph of English Cricket by Sam Pilger

Published by Sevenoaks, 2005, Hardback in Dust Wrapper. 1st Ed. Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. See this book on my web site? Illustrated with colour photographs.

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Tales of the Old Poachers by John Humphreys

Published by Reader’s Digest, 1994, Hardback. Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Upper board faded with a small oblong of the original yellow remaining. Knock to the leading edge of the upper board. Text complete, clean and tight. See … Continue reading

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Remainders — From the Times Literary Supplement, 1980-1989 by Eric Korn

Published by Carcanet, 1989, Hardback in Dust Wrapper. 1st Ed. Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Previous owners’ inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight. See … Continue reading

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