Category: Biography & Autobiography


Sort

Showing 41-60 of 574

Happier Days: Recollections and Reflections

By: Benn, Ernest

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Ernest Benn, 1949:

Seller ID: 11490


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 222. Tan cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Cloth a little sunned and book block edges spotted else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Image for Writing Home

Writing Home

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1995

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 92283

ISBN: 0 571 17389 6

Condition: Very Good


5th impression of this trade paperback edition. Pp xiv + 417 + 32pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

My Arnold Bennett

By: Bennett, Marguerite

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Ivor Nicholson & Watson, 1931:

Seller ID: 10492


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 164 + frontis & 5pp monochrome halftone plates. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Blind stamped 'The Circulating Library Harrods Ltd London SW1' on the rear paste down and faint trace of label removal on front free endpaper else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Image for Ingrid Bergman: My Story

Ingrid Bergman: My Story

By: Bergman, Ingrid and Alan Burgess

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91558

ISBN: 0 7181 1946 0

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pp 480 + 64pp b&w photographs. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. Light spotting to the top edge of the book block. View more info

Image for Maud: The Diaries of Maud Berkeley

Maud: The Diaries of Maud Berkeley

By: Berkeley, Maud

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1985

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91361

ISBN: 0 436 25677 0


Adapted by Flora Fraser. Introduction by Elizabeth Longford. 4to (272 x 238mm). Pp 192 with colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Brown cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for James Joyce in Padua

James Joyce in Padua

By: Berrone, Louis (Ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 88053

ISBN: 0 394 40990 6

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Edited, translated and introduced by Louis Berrone. Pp xxviii + 146 + 8pp b&w photographs. Brown cloth spine stamped in gilt with sides of cream paper on boards and blind stamped on the upper panel. A clean and tightly bound copy in an unclipped dust-jacket. View more info

Image for Piaf

Piaf

By: Berteaut, Simone

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1976

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 93865

ISBN: 0140036695

Condition: Very Good


4th printing of this trade paperback edition. Translated from the French by Ghislaine Boulanger. Pp 434 + 8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for The Letters of Thomas Arnold the Younger 1850-1900

The Letters of Thomas Arnold the Younger 1850-1900

By: Bertram, James (Ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Auckland, Auckland University Press / Oxford University Press: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 86014

ISBN: 0 19 647980 0

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp xxxvi + 276 + 12pp b&w plates. Grey cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped rubbed dust-jacket a little worn at the edges and with a closed tear in the spine. View more info

Image for Letters: Volume One: 1926 to 1951

Letters: Volume One: 1926 to 1951

By: Betjeman, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1994

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91434

ISBN: 0 413 69400 3

Condition: near Very Good


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Edited and introduced by Candida Lycett Green. Pp xxiii + 584 + 16pp b&w photographs. One pair of pages of the plates has stuck together and then been separated causing a little damage to the illustrations on those 2 pages else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. There are reading creases to the spine and the wrappers are a little rubbed. View more info

Image for Poet of Paris: Twenty Years with Leon-Paul Fargue

Poet of Paris: Twenty Years with Leon-Paul Fargue

By: Beucler, André

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1955

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89302

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the French by Geoffrey Sainsbury. 8vo. Pp 248 + ffrontis and 3pp b&w photographs. Orange cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. The book is actually bound upside down in the case and other copies I have seen are bound in red cloth so this is an oddity. View more info

Image for André Malraux: La Création d'Un Destin

André Malraux: La Création d'Un Destin

By: Biet, Christian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard: 1987

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85946

ISBN: 2 07 053029 9

Condition: Near Fine


First printing of this paperback edition. Pp 176 with illustrations printed in colour and b&w throughout. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Text in French. View more info

Image for Wedding Tour January-June 1873 and Visit to the Vienna Exhibition

Wedding Tour January-June 1873 and Visit to the Vienna Exhibition

By: Birchall, Emily

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Alan Sutton: 1985

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 86370

ISBN: 0 86299 208 7

Condition: Near Fine


Edited by David Verey. 8vo. Pp xii + 166 + frontis and 16pp monochrome plates. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and bright, unclipped dust-jacket. View more info

The Pact: My Friendship with Isak Dinesen

By: Bjornvig, Thorkild

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1984

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84797

ISBN: 0 285 64998 1

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 169 + 8pp b&w photographs. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket a little rubbed at the edges and with a small red stain at tail of spine View more info

Image for With Billie

With Billie

By: Blackburn, Julia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 11144

ISBN: 0224075896

Condition: Near Fine


1st impression. 8vo. Pp viii + 354 + monochrome halftone frontis. Black paper on boards stamped in silver on the spine. Neat name of ownership on front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for The Farthing Poet: A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84 A Lesser Literary Lion

The Farthing Poet: A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84 A Lesser Literary Lion

By: Blainey, Ann

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1968

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 84078

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp 286 + 8pp b&w plates. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding with clipped dust-jacket rubbed at the top edges and with a touch of red ink stain. View more info

Image for Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler

By: Blaukopf, Kurt

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Futura: 1975

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94161

ISBN: 0860070344

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of this mass market paperback edition. Translated from the German by Inge Goodwin. Pp 279 + 8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Image for The Duchess of Windsor

The Duchess of Windsor

By: Bloch, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1996

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 91575

ISBN: 0 297 83590 4

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 8vo. Pp 239 illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Brown cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Mozart's Letters

By: Blom, Eric (Ed)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968:

Seller ID: 12364


3rd impression of this mass market paperback edition. Pp vii + 277. Cover rubbed and reading creases to spine else Very Good in printed wrappers. View more info

The Bulleymung Pit: The Story of a Norfolk Farmer's Child

By: Blomefield, Mathena

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber, 1946:

Seller ID: 83473


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 157. Introduction by Lilias Rider Haggard and illustrations by Mildred E. Eldridge. Near Very Good in soiled and tattered Good dust-jacket. View more info

Image for A Pictorial History of Winston Churchill

A Pictorial History of Winston Churchill

By: Blundell, Nigel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: North Dighton MA, JG Press: 1996

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 90695

ISBN: 1 57215 140 4

Condition: Near Fine


4to (307 x 235mm). Pp 96 illustrated with b&w photographs throughout. Glazed printed paper boards. A clean unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket View more info