Category: Biography and Autobiography


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Tony Hancock - The Definitive Biography.

By: FISHER John:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London. Harper Collins. 2008.:

Seller ID: 19550

Hardback. ISBN 9780007266777 1st Ed. Black cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped dustwrapper with some shelf-wear to edges. Softening at corners of front cover. Dustwrapper has minor wear at edges.the first fully authorised account of his life. 9.5" x 6.4". xxii pp. + 522 pp. inc. index. Illus: 1 Col. plate + 15 B/W plates. B/W photo illus. endpapers. Wt: 1.0 Kg. Good+ (VG) View more info

My Darling Buffy - The Early Life of the Queen Mother.

By: FORBES Grania:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London. Headline. 1999.:

Seller ID: 6887

Softback. ISBN 0 7472 7387 1. 1st. Imp. 8 pp. col. Radio Times tribute included. 9.6" x 7.3". xviii pp. + 206 pp. Illus: photos throughout. Wt: 0.9 Kg. VG. View more info

Growing up in the Gorbals

By: GLASSER Ralph:

Price: £2.90

Publisher: House of Stratus 2001:

Seller ID: 23783

Paperback ISBN 0755109996 Slightly creased cover. A clean and tight copy. Wt 0.3 Kg Good View more info

Two under the Indian sun: one day in 1914 two little English girls were taken to India to spend five years with their parents.

By: GODDEN Jon and Rumer:

Price: £2.90

Publisher: Pan 1966:

Seller ID: 8765

Paperback Covers slightly creased and chipped. Wt 0.2 Kg Good View more info

Years of content 1858-1886

By: GOWER Sir George:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Murray 1940:

Seller ID: 10477

Hardback no dustwrapper. First edition. Rubbed and slightly marked grey cloth covers with browning on spine. 270 pages 8.5" x 6" Wt 0.8 Kg Good View more info

Travelling with Che Guevara - the making of a revolutionary.

By: GRANADO Alberto:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London. Pimlico. 2003.:

Seller ID: 22379

Soft covers. No. 620. xxiv pp. + 215 pp. Wt:0.3 Kg. VG+ View more info

The Liberators: Cromwell, Penn, Burke, San Martin, Jefferson, Gladstone, Clemenceau, Lenin, Garibaldi , Masaryk and others.

By: GUEDALLA Philip:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton. 1942:

Seller ID: 4236

Hardback. First edition Covers faded. Owners name on front end paper. Page edges and end papers foxed. Dustwrapper worn and nicked with small sections missing. Wt 0.3Kg Good (Poor) View more info

My dearest Augusta: a biography of the Honourable Augusta Leigh, Lord Byron's Half-Sister.

By: GUNN Peter:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Bodley Head 1968:

Seller ID: 9374

Hardback No dustwrapper SBN 370003853 Rubbed cloth covers with scratch across front cover which has slightly damaged the surface. Dusty page edges. 272 pages Wt 0.7 Kg Good View more info

A Book of Memories of Great Men and Women of the Age, from personal aquaintance.


Price: £22.50

Publisher: London. J.S. Virtue. ND.:

Seller ID: 11142

Hardback. 3rd. Ed. ND. c. 1880. Worn & rubbed red cloth with gilt Fr. cover & spine titles. Bumped top & bottom. Spine torn (2") top & foot of rear spine. All edges gilt. Worn at spine-ends & tips. Ffep. loose. Inscribed by previous owner Ffep. Cracked hinges but text block solid. 9" x 7". xvi pp. + 495 pp. Illus: B/W drawings. Wt: 2.0 Kg. Good --, but sl. better than a reading copy. View more info

In Memoriam Louisa Carbutt and Brook House 1860 - 1870.


Price: £19.00

Publisher: Manchester. Manchester University Press. 1907.:

Seller ID: 11345

Hardback. 1st. Ed. Printed for private circulation. Ex. Leeds Reference Library. Usual lib. markings. Rubbed green cloth with marked cream vellum spine with fading gilt spine titles. Gilt top edge. 7.7" x 5.2". viii pp. + 136 pp. Illus: Frontis. B/W plate + 1 other plate. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Good. View more info

Still life: the story of a struggle with disablement.

By: HIGGINS Elizabeth Twistington:

Price: £2.90

Publisher: London A . R. Mowbray & Co 1973:

Seller ID: 11746

Paperback Reprint Covers are creased with wear at edges. Illus. 121 pages. Story of a ballet dancer who was disabled with polio. Wt 0.3 Kg Good View more info

Relics of an un-common attorney

By: HINE Reginald:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1952:

Seller ID: 18670

Hardback 1952 Reprint. Green cloth covers with faded spine. Page edges foxed. No dustwrapper Text is clean and unmarked. Illustarted with B & W plates. 253 pages Wt 0.6 Kg Good View more info

Coleridge - Darker Reflections.

By: HOLMES Richard:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. Harper Collins. 1998.:

Seller ID: 17825

Hardback. ISBN 0002555778 2nd. Imp. Black cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped, clearview protected dustwrapper. 9.5" x 6.4". xii pp. + 622 pp. inc. index. Illus: 16 B/W plates. Wt: 1.25 Kg. VG+ (VG+) View more info

Basil Street Blues: a family story. Part detective story, part family saga.

By: HOLROYD Michael:

Price: £5.90

Publisher: Little Brown and Co. 1999:

Seller ID: 5506

Hardback. ISBN 0316648159 First UK edition Cover slightly softened at spine ends otherwise Fine (Fine) 6" x 9.5" 306pp Illus with B&W photos. With dustwrapper Wt 0.9Kg View more info

The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt.

By: HUNT Leigh & MORPURGO J. E. (editor):

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The Cresset Press 1949:

Seller ID: 22360

Hardback Navy cloth covers with gilt decorations. Dustwrapper is browned with wear and small tears at edges. Foxing on page edges and endpapers. Wt 0.7 Kg Good (Poor) View more info

Nellie - Letters from Africa - with a memoir by Elspeth Huxley.

By: HUXLEY Elspeth:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1984.:

Seller ID: 22111

Soft cover. Reprint. Illus. card covers. 8.5" x 5.4". x pp. + 326 pp. inc. index. Illus: 8 pp. B/W plates. Wt: 0.6 Kg. Good+ View more info

The Life and Letters of Lady Sarah Lennox 1745-1826. Vol. 2.

By: ILCHESTER The Countess of & STAVORDALE Lord (Ed):

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London. John Murray. 1902.:

Seller ID: 13139

Hardback. 1st. Imp. NB Volume Two only Rubbed, worn, marked & stained lime-green cloth with gilt stamped illus. & white titles to Front cover & gilt spine titles to sunned spine. Previous owner bookplate to inside Front cover. Top edge gilt. Untrimmed Fwd. & lower page edges. Wear to spine-ends & tips. 8.9" x 5.9". viii pp. + 334 pp. Illus: Frontis. + 12 B/W illus., one loose, some tissue-guarded. Wt: 0.9 Kg. Reading Copy View more info

Life of Jane Welsh Carlyle

By: IRELAND Mrs Alexander:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1891:

Seller ID: 12395

Hardback Cloth covers have light wear at corners and spine ends. Crease on rear cover. A clean used copy. Life of the wife of Thomas Carlyle 329 pages. Wt 0.9 Kg Good View more info

Unreliable memoirs.

By: JAMES Clive:

Price: £2.90

Publisher: Picador 1981:

Seller ID: 9707

Paperback ISBN 033025463X Browned page edges with spotting on front edges. Wt 0.3 Kg Very Good View more info

Over My Shoulder


Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Author 2000:

Seller ID: 22248

Paperback Covers are a little scratched. Gift message from author on front end paper. Illustrated. Clean and unmarked. 182 pages Wt 0.4 Kg Good View more info