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Me, Some Men, Some Women and Affairs

By: "A Human Woman" (Sydney Vince)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Cornish Brothers Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5878


Autobiography of Sydney Vince. Frontispiece photograph. Inscription on front free endpaper. White marks on lower edge and darker marks in middle of front cover. Small marks on margins of page 2, 3, 4 and 5. Size: 225mm Tall, 8vo. 281 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Women & Feminism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5878. Hardcover View more info

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Alexander Woollcott: His Life and His World

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press: 1970

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 004079


The Biography of Alexander Woollcott, 1887-1943, journalist, reporter, drama critic, book critic who also wrote plays and appeared in plays and films. Very popular with some people, very unpopular with some others. A little browning to pastedowns. Size: 225mm Tall, 8vo. 388 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0836955188. ISBN/EAN: 9780836955187. Pictures of this item not already displayed here availab... View more info

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Madam Secretary

By: Albright, Madeleine with Bill Woodward

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, Miramax Books: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004834


Madeleine Albright's story, giving an insight to her life and career and the great and the good involved in it. Numerous photographs and illustrations. With Index. Size: 245mm Tall, 8vo. 562 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-1.49 kilos. Category: Politics & Government; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0786868430. ISBN/EAN: 9780786868438. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 004834. This book is extra hea... View more info

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Rough Magic: A Biography of Sylvia Plath

By: Alexander, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Viking: 1991

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 005155


Biography of the poet Sylvia Plath, who committed suicide in 1963. A little creasing to covers at corners with some light soiling to back cover and page edges. Size: 230mm Tall, 8vo. 381 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670818127. ISBN/EAN: 9780670818129. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 005155. Paperback View more info

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Heritage and Prophecy. Grundtvig and the English-Speaking World

By: Allchin, A. M., D. Jasper, J. H. Schjorring, and K. Stevenson (Editors)

Price: £18.75

Publisher: Norwich, The Canterbury Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003165


Essays on the great Danish literary figure of the nineteenth century Nikolai Frederick Severin Grundtvig, 1783-1872. Size: 245mm Tall; 8vo. 330 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 185311085x. ISBN/EAN: 9781853110856. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003165. Hardcover View more info

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Only One Year

By: Alliluyeva, Svetlana

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000227


The year of Only One Year began on December 19 1966, as Svetlana Alliluyeva, Stalin's daughter, left Russia for India, on a one month's visa, in the custody of an employee of the soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, carrying the urn that held her husband's ashes. It ended on December 19, 1967, in Princeton, New Jersey, as she and two American friends joined in a toast to her new life on freedom. Svetlana Alliluyeva explains the decision to break completely with the ideolo... View more info

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The Toe-rags

By: Anderson, Daphne

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002860


The author's account of growing up in Zimbabwe. Size: 240mm Tall; 8vo. 373 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0233983627. ISBN/EAN: 9780233983622. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002860. Hardcover View more info

Image for Edward Gordon Craig Artist of the Theatre 1872-1966.  A Memorial Exhibition in the Amsterdam Gallery

Edward Gordon Craig Artist of the Theatre 1872-1966. A Memorial Exhibition in the Amsterdam Gallery

By: Arnold Rood with Donald Oenslager (Introduction)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, The New York Public Library & Arno Press Inc.: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 6157


Catalogue of the exhibition 6 September-18 November 1967. A chronological survey of Craig's work with 11 illustrations. Size: 235mm Tall, 8vo. 57 pages. Previous owner's book-plate on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art & Design; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6157. Hardcover View more info

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A Golden Adventure. The First 50 Years of ULTRAMAR

By: Atterbury, Paul and Julia MacKenzie

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hurtwood Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5850


The story of the Ultramar oil company, formed in London in 1935. 287 pages. Index. Dust jacket has a tear on top front edge and back and some chips. Size: 275mm Tall 4to. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-1.49 kilos. Category: Business, Finance & Marketing; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0903696355. ISBN/EAN: 9780903696357. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5850. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extr... View more info

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Anton Tschechow. Russlands heiter-melancholischer Dichter. Ein Porträt aus seinen Briefen zum 100. Geburtstag

By: Auzinger, Helene

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Osteuropakunde/Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt: 1960

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 002981


Light wear to cover edges and crease on back corner. Some damp damage to covers. Size: 245mm Tall, 8vo. 105 pages. Text is in German. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; German Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002981. Paperback View more info

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The Theatre of Edward Gordon Craig

By: Bablet, Denis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 6207


Translated by Daphne Woodward. An account of the life of Edward Gordon Craig. Index. 24 pages of illustrations in one section. Light wear to cover edges. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover and school stamp on front free endpaper. Size: 215mm Tall; 8vo. 207 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Theatre & Plays. ISBN: 0413478807. ISBN/EAN: 9780413478801. Pictures of this item not already displ... View more info

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Aus Goethes Rheinischem Lebensraum. Menschen Und Begebenheiten. Gesammelte Untersuchungen Und Berichte

By: Bach, Adolf

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Verlag Gesellschaft Für Buchdruckerei AG Neuss: 1968

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 003943


With 110 illustrations and 10 color plates. Index. Slight roughening to page edges at top corner. Tear to dust jacket at top back edge and small tears on top front edge. Green cloth covers 'bubbled' in places on front and back. Some wear and small loss to foreedge of front free endpaper. Size: 260mm Tall, 4to. 605 pages. Text is in German. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.5-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; German Language; Pictures of this item n... View more info

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Renoir Landscapes 1865-1883

By: Bailey and Christopher Riopelle, Colin B.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The National Gallery: 2007

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 003262


Still in original selophane packaging. A well illustrated book Heavy book. Size: 285mm Tall, 4to. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.5-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Painting; 19th century; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003262. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback View more info

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Gilbert and Sullivan and Their World

By: Baily, Leslie

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1973

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 002486


Much illustrated biography of the two popular composers. 119 paginated pages. Index. Grey cloth covers. Gilt vignette on front cover; gilt title on spine. Size: 240mm Tall, 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0500130469. ISBN/EAN: 9780500130469. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002486. Hardcover View more info

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George IV A Life in Caricature

By: Baker, Kenneth

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7104


With 211 illustrations. Index. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Size: 260mm Tall, 4to. 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-1.49 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; 18th century; History. ISBN: 0500251274. ISBN/EAN: 9780500251270. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7104. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Anatomy of Villainy

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 003531


A study of thirteen splendidly villainous people of the past, the likes of Matthew Hopkins and Rasputin. With eight illustrations. Red cloth covers. Size: 220mm Tall, 8vo. 256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003531. Hardcover View more info

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Agrippina Mother of Nero

By: Barrett, Anthony A.

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5974


Index. 19 photographs; 2 Stemmata (family trees); 4 figures. Size: 240mm Tall; 8vo. 330 pages. Spine bumped top and bottom.. Precious owner's book-plate on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Early (0-1000 AD); History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5974. Hardcover View more info

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The Life and Death of John Price: A Study of the Exercise of Naked Power

By: Barry, John Vincent

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5955


John Price was in charge of the convict settlement at Norfolk Island, from 6 August 1846 to 18 January 1853. Really keen on hanging and flogging, John Price is said to be one of the more "durable ogres of the Australian imagination." Bookplate on front pastedown. Index. Size: 220mm Tall, 8vo. 204 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography & Auto... View more info

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A Gust of Plumes. A Biography of Lord Twining of Godalming and Tanganyika

By: Bates, Darrell

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1972

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 001970


Biography of Lord Twining with fifteen photographs, three maps. Ex-Library, Library stamp on title page, library card envelope on last page of index.at rear. Library number written at base of spine on dust jacket. A little foxing on top page edges. Size: 225mm Tall, 8vo. 319 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0340128798. ISBN/EAN: 9780340128794. Pictures of this item not already displayed here ava... View more info

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Men and Power 1917-1918

By: Beaverbrook, Lord

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002382


With 24 illustrations. Pastedowns a little browned. All photographs have stain along top edge and lower corner Size: 220mm Tall, 8vo. 447 pages. Edges greyed with dust marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002382. Hardcover View more info