Category: Biography & Autobiography


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Image for Seeing Red: The Autobiography of the Actress Coral Atkins and Her Battles with and on Behalf of Disturbed Children

Seeing Red: The Autobiography of the Actress Coral Atkins and Her Battles with and on Behalf of Disturbed Children

By: Atkins, Coral

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1990

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 95032

ISBN: 0233985085

Condition: Very Good


4th impression. 8vo. Pp 150 + 8pp b&w photographs. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is sunned at the spine. View more info

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Part of My Life

By: Ayer, A. J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 89250

ISBN: 0 19 281245 9

Condition: Very Good +


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 319 + 8pp b&w photographs. A first instalment of autobiography taking Ayer from birth to the age of 36 (1910 - 1945). A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Necessary Aptitude: A Memoir

By: Ayres, Pam

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2011

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89181

ISBN: 0091940486

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. 8vo. Pp 404 + 16pp colour and b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

Lauren Bacall by Myself

By: Bacall, Lauren

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95958

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp 418 + 32pp b&w photographs. Grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. View more info

The Love Story of Lady Palmerston

By: Baily, F. E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, nd:

Seller ID: 10904


2nd edition. 8vo. Pp 310 + frontis & 14pp monochrome halftone illustrations. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in chipped price-clipped dust-jacket with 10mm missing from head and 5mm from tail of spine. View more info

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Walking Home: My Family and Other Rambles

By: Balding, Clare

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95567

ISBN: 0670921475

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp 239 + 16pp colour photographs. Blue cloth boards stamped in white on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

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Fires of Spring

By: Barber, Noel

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1952

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84162

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp viii + 181 + frontis. Red cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. Contents clean and tightly bound. Light spotting to book block edges. Soiled dust-jacket has closed tears at the folds. View more info

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It's Hello from Him!

By: Barker, Ronnie

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, New English Library: 1988

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 81721

ISBN: 0 450 48871 3

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 162 + 24pp monochrome halftone photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket a touch rubbed at the top edge and with one small closed tear. View more info

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Who Is Eddie Linden

By: Barker, Sebastian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jay Landesman: 1979

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93265

ISBN: 0 905150 13 9

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 8vo. Pp 220. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. Cover drawing by Ralph Steadman. View more info

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Roseanne : my life as a woman

By: Barr, Roseanne

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 81792

ISBN: 0 06 015957 X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp xxi + 202 + 16pp monochrome halftone photographs. Black cloth spine with sides of red paper on boards. Very Good in Very Good+ price-clipped dust-jacket. View more info

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Noam Chomsky: A Life of Dissent

By: Barsky, Robert F.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge Mass, MIT Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94797

ISBN: 0262024187

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp x + 237. White cloth boards stamped in metallic violet on the spine. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

The Wolf at the Door

By: Barsley, Michael

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1946

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 80473


1st edition. Illustrated with line drawings by the author. Red cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine. One corner and head of spine slightly bumped else Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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The Vanished World: An Autobiography of Childhood and Youth

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Robinson: 1987

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93615

ISBN: 0 948164 24 7

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Illustrated by John Ward. Pp 188. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1999

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 92896

ISBN: 0 7156 2848 8

Condition: Very Good +


7th impression. 8vo. Pp 189 + 16pp monochrome halftone photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 1999

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96432

ISBN: 0349112150

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp 294 + 16pp monochrome halftone photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Protestant Boy

By: Beattie, Geoffrey

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2004

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 92762

ISBN: 1 86207 563 8

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp 247. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for David Beckham: My Side - The Autobiography

David Beckham: My Side - The Autobiography

By: Beckham, David with Tom Watt

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Willow: 2003

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 90283

ISBN: 0 00 715732 0

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. 8vo. Pp x + 404 + 40pp photographs in colour and b&w. Grey cloth boards stamped in silver on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Corduroy

By: Bell, Adrian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cobden-Sanderson: 1931

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94006

Condition: Good +


First cheap edition. Brown cloth boards stamped in red on the spine. The cloth is a little rubbed at the edges and shows some staining. Spotting to the book block edges. Ther text is clean and the binding is tight>. Without dust jacket. View more info

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In Harm's Way

By: Bell, Martin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95578

ISBN: 024113577X

Condition: near Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp 274 + 16pp b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. A touch of spotting to the book block edges. Black felt tip pen mark on the lower book block edge. View more info

Image for Frederick Rolfe: Baron Corvo - A Biography

Frederick Rolfe: Baron Corvo - A Biography

By: Benkovitz, Miriam J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94727

ISBN: 0399120092

Condition: Very Good


First impression. 8vo. Pp xiii + 332 + 16pp b&w plates. White cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges particularly at the head of the spine. View more info