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William Wyggeston and his World

by Jill Bourne

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Godley Books
Published
2013
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780953168415
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£13.50

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Leicester: Wyggeston's Hospital, 2013. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright boards, scratch/small bump to lower rear edge and no bumping to corners. 78pp. William Wyggeston (1467-1536) made his name in the world of business and politics with links to both Henry VII… Read more
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£13.50
image of As I Remember : The Life Story of a Lancashire Lad, 1900-1990 : 47 Years in Road Transport

As I Remember : The Life Story of a Lancashire Lad, 1900-1990 : 47 Years in Road Transport

by Bridges, Harold

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Godley Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780951971307
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£4.95

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Carnforth, Lancashire: Harold Bridges, 1992. No inscriptions or marks. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, very slight traces of storage and no bumping to corners. 217pp. The inspiring story of a self-made man who ran his own road haulage firm for 47 years.… Read more
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£4.95
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Cotton Town. Bollington and the Swindells Family in the 19th Century.

by Roger Bowling and Others

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Godley Books
Published
1986
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780950138466
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£4.95

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Wilmslow, Cheshire: Wilmslow Historical Society, 1986. Name to title page. No other marks or inscriptions to contents. Creasing to covers. A clean tight copy with cup ring mark on front cover. 38pp. Social history and biographical account from the town of Bollington near Macclesfield in Cheshire in the 19th century. The Swindells were… Read more
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£4.95
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William Camrose: Giant of Fleet Street

by Lord Hartwell

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Godley Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297812814
Item Price
£10.00

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1992. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with minor traces of storage. 362pp. Biograohy of William Ewart… Read more
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£10.00
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Being Armani: A Biography

by Renata Molho

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Godley Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9788860732965
Item Price
£30.00

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Milan, Italy: Baldini Castoldi Dalai Editore, 2007. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked glossy black boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased. 236pp. Biography of fashion icon Giorgio Armani from his beginning as a shy young Italian… Read more
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£30.00
image of I'm Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59

I'm Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59

by Douglas Edwards

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Godley Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781846145124
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£4.95

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London: Allen Lane, 2011. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and tiny bump to lower front corner. Dust jacket not price clipped with very minor marking and small tear to lower front edge. 416pp. The author tells of his life working at Google for Sergey Brin and Larry… Read more
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£4.95
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The Memoirs of a Publisher

by Doubleday, F. N.

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Godley Books
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781125821954
Item Price
£18.90

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New York: Doubleday & Co Inc, 1972. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, clear gilt lettering/motif to boards, very slightly tanned page edges and no bumping to corners. Tanned dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with a little rubbing/creasing to upper edge. 304pp. Autobiography… Read more
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£18.90
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In the Furnace of Clay

by Simon Hawthorne

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Godley Books
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780956890504
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£5.25

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Whaley Bridge: Life Association Ltd, 2013. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, general signs of storage and no bumping to corners. 163pp. Biography of the businessman who as a Christian a man has worked hard in the cause of freedom for… Read more
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£5.25
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The Reluctant Press Lord : Esmond Rothermere and The Daily Mail

by S. J. Taylor

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Godley Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297816546
Item Price
£12.00

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1998. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and bumping to lower corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with minor creasing to upper edge. 240pp. A biography of Lord Rothermere and the Daily Mail which he took control of in 1940.… Read more
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£12.00
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The Edge of Time : War time child to accidental Retailer (Signed By Author)

by Pellowe, John

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Godley Books
Published
2012
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781780880822
Item Price
£25.00

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Kibworth Beauchamp: Matador, 2012. Appears unread. Signed 'The Journey John P' to front end paper. No other marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, minor indent to rear and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with slight indenting to rear. 316pp.… Read more
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£25.00
image of George Unwin : A Memorial Lecture

George Unwin : A Memorial Lecture

by Daniels, G. W.

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Godley Books
Published
1926
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£50.00

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Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1926. Foxing to some pages. No other marks or inscriptions to contents. No creasing to covers or to spine. Clean pages in a tight binding with well-sunned slightly marked boards, spine slightly rubbed and also nicked at top and no bumping to corners. 46pp. George Unwin (1870-1925) was Professor of Commerce and… Read more
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£50.00
image of Only the Best Will Do : The Eddie Stobart Story

Only the Best Will Do : The Eddie Stobart Story

by Davidson, Noel

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Godley Books
Published
1998
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781840300437
Item Price
£10.50

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Belfast: Ambassador, 1998. Book in unread mint condition. 199pp. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. The fascinating story, dilligently researched and grippingly told of the founder and owner of the transport firm seen everywhere on our roads today.. Paperback. As New. 8.25 x 5.25 inches.… Read more
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£10.50
image of The World of Mr Sheraton : How $1,000 Became $400 Million

The World of Mr Sheraton : How $1,000 Became $400 Million

by Henderson, Ernest

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Godley Books
Published
1962
Condition
Good
Item Price
£4.95

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New York: Popular Library, 1962. Small water mark to lower edge, no effect on text. No other marks or inscriptions. Light creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, very small creases to a few page corners and no bumping to corners. 237pp.. Soft Cover. Good. 7 x 4.25 inches.… Read more
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£4.95
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The Fords: An American Epic

by Collier, Peter;Horowitz, David

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Godley Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671540937
Item Price
£6.95

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Summit Books, 1987. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with small nick to upper edge and minor creasing to edges. 496pp. First US Edition. The story of three generations of an American dynasty,… Read more
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£6.95
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Gucci : A House Divided

by McKnight, Gerald

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Godley Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780283994579
Item Price
£7.25

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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1987. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, marking to top edges of pages, tiny nick to lower edge of one page and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with general signs of handling. 221pp. This is the… Read more
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£7.25
image of Hughes : The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters : The Definitive Biography of the First American Billionaire

Hughes : The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters : The Definitive Biography of the First American Billionaire

by Hack, Richard

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Godley Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781893224353
Item Price
£4.95

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Beverly Hills, California: New Millenium Press, 2001. No inscriptions or marks. A lovely clean crisp very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or torn or creased. 444pp. This book explodes the illusion of the life of Howard Hughes and exposes the man behind the… Read more
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£4.95
image of Aircraft and Engine Perfect : The Story of JRD Tata Who Opened Up the Skies for His Country

Aircraft and Engine Perfect : The Story of JRD Tata Who Opened Up the Skies for His Country

by Fyzee, Murad

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Godley Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780074601204
Item Price
£29.50

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New Dehli: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co Ltd, 1991. No marks or inscriptions. Clean bright boards with minor bump to bottom of spine. Dust jacket not price clipped. A lovely clean crisp tight copy. 176pp. The remarkable story of JRD Tata who opened up the skies for his country - India. It is also the story of… Read more
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£29.50
image of Soros : The Unauthorized Biography

Soros : The Unauthorized Biography

by Slater, Robert

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Godley Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780786312474
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£4.95

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1996. No inscriptions or marks. No creasing to covers or to spine. A clean tight copy with bright unmarked boards, signs of handling and no bumping to corners. 273pp. The life, times & trading secrets of the world's greatest investor. The truth behind the self-made billionaire investor who makes his own… Read more
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£4.95
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