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A.E. Stegmann : The Life and Art of a Remarkable Artist, Alexander, Marc
1 Alexander, Marc A.E. Stegmann : The Life and Art of a Remarkable Artist
London Mouth and Foot Painting Artists 2000 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Looks at the life and career of one of the most remarkable men of the 20th century who overcame the loss of his arms through polio to become a professional artist and left a legacy of self-help and encouragement. Clean bright large format hardback in a d/w - 164 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda, Andersen, Christopher
2 Andersen, Christopher Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda
New York, NY, USA Henry Holt & Company 1990 0805009590 / 9780805009590 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Uncompromising, unauthorized, and often startling biography based on years of research and countless interviews - including conservations with Henry Fonda and with Jane herself. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Jagger Unauthorized, Andersen, Christopher
3 Andersen, Christopher Jagger Unauthorized
London Simon & Schuster 1993 0671712098 / 9780671712099 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Riveting portrait based on years of research and countless interviews with friends, teachers, fellow musicians, family members, neighbours, industry insiders and lovers. Clean bright large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 438 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Tupac: A Thug Life, Anon
4 Anon Tupac: A Thug Life
London Plexus Publishing Ltd 2005 0859653757 / 9780859653756 Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Comprehensive biography Illuminating the life at the heart of the legend. Unread, large format paperback - 207 pages. Slightest signs of storage. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Cary Grant, Ashman, Chuck; Trescott, Pamela
5 Ashman, Chuck; Trescott, Pamela Cary Grant
London W. H. Allen 1987 0491030258 / 9780491030250 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Traces the extraordinary chain of events that subsequently led Archie Leach, boy acrobat, to become Cary Grant, Hollywood's most sophisticated leading man. Small tippex marks to ffep else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Before Your Very Eyes, Askey, Arthur
6 Askey, Arthur Before Your Very Eyes
London The Woburn Press 1975 0713001348 / 9780713001341 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The story of his long career - often hilarious, sometimes tragic and always busy - his early days in Concert Party and the remarkable team spirit amongst the groups of seaside enterainers; plus his work during the pioneer days of radio and television. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 191 pages including postscript. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Rubens and His Times, Avermaete, Roger
7 Avermaete, Roger Rubens and His Times
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1968 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Translated by Christine Trollope. Written in a modern and more balanced style - factually informative and intensely readable. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 218 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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It's Not a Rehearsal : The Autobiography (SIGNED), Barrie, Amanda
8 Barrie, Amanda It's Not a Rehearsal : The Autobiography (SIGNED)
London Headline Book Publishing 2002 0755311221 / 9780755311224 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Warm, funny and honest autobiography of the actress best known and loved for her portrayal of Coronation Street's Alma. Flat SIGNED by the author in black ink to the title page. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 344 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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I Know What I'm Worth, Baum, Vicki
9 Baum, Vicki I Know What I'm Worth
London Michael Joseph 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Poor 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Rare and enchanting writer's biography beginning with her early years in Vienna at the turn of the 20th century where her musical, eccentric and oddly-assorted family laid all kinds of burdens upon her young shoulders. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing wear & tear and some loss - 332 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Thank Heaven for Little Girls : The True Story of Maurice Chevalier's Life and Times, Behr, Edward
10 Behr, Edward Thank Heaven for Little Girls : The True Story of Maurice Chevalier's Life and Times
London Hutchinson & Co 1993 0091773946 / 9780091773946 First Thus Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The story of one of the greatest performers of all time in this study of a fascinating, complex and misunderstood man whose end, for all his wealth and fame, was tragic. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 368 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Portrait of Max - an Intimate Memoir of Sir Max Beerbohm, Behrman, S.N.
11 Behrman, S.N. Portrait of Max - an Intimate Memoir of Sir Max Beerbohm
New York, NY, USA Random House 1960 First Edition Hard Back Good No Jacket 8vo 
Profile of Max Beerbohm by his friend the celebrated American playwright and screenwriter S.N. Behrman. A little sunning to front cover and wear to titles on spine. otherwise a square, tight hardback. Text block clean. 317 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w cartoons by Beerbohm. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Aubrey Beardsley : An Account of His Life, Benkovitz, Miriam J.
12 Benkovitz, Miriam J. Aubrey Beardsley : An Account of His Life
London Hamish Hamilton 1981 0241103827 / 9780241103821 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Looks at the life of an extraordinary genius, the epitome of fin de siècle, who died tragically young in 1898, before he was twenty-six. Previous owner's name/date to ffep else a clean bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 226 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Rembrandt, Bertram, Anthony
13 Bertram, Anthony Rembrandt
London The Studio Publications 1955 First Edition Stiff Board Covers Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Part of The World's Masters Series. Good clean booklet -64 pages including bibliographical notes. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Le Point : Paul Léautaud. Pages de Journal, Betz, Pierre; Braun, Pierre
14 Betz, Pierre; Braun, Pierre Le Point : Paul Léautaud. Pages de Journal
Mulhouse, France Souillac 1953 Card Covers Good 4to 
Revue artistique et litteraire. Large format paperback with text in FRENCH. Residue tape marks to pages where plastic coating has been added to d/w. 48 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Peggy Ashcroft, Billington, Michael
15 Billington, Michael Peggy Ashcroft
London John Murray Publishers Ltd 1988 071954436X / 9780719544361 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Fascinating biography of a complex and private woman in which Billington is able to draw on the very many conversations with Dame Peggy herself and with her contemporaries, including Gielgud, George Rylands, Sir Anthony Quayle and Sir Peter Hall, giving the layman a vivid insight into the problems of an actor's life behind the scenes. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 312 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Linleys of Bath, Black, Clementina
16 Black, Clementina The Linleys of Bath
London Frederick Muller 1971 058410927X / 9780584109276 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
With an introduction by the Countess of Rosse. Biography of the Linleys which will be of great interest to social historians as well as to all concerned with the theatre of the time. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected by a plastic film - 300 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Ghost Walks on Fridays : In and Out of the Stage Door, Blow, Sydney
17 Blow, Sydney The Ghost Walks on Fridays : In and Out of the Stage Door
London Heath, Cranton Ltd 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
With a foreword by Sir Seymour Hicks in which he argues that this is the best book of theatrical anecdotes ever published. Good clean copy in red boards showing some shelfwear with mottling to covers and sunning to spine - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Cockerell, Blunt, Wilfrid
18 Blunt, Wilfrid Cockerell
London Hamish Hamilton 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Ex-Library 8vo 
Ex-library copy with usual markings. A good, clean copy in jacket which shows signs of wear and tear. 385 pages including index. Illustrated with b&w photographs. The life of Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, friend of Ruskin, and Morris, & Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Cockerell, Blunt, Wilfrid
19 Blunt, Wilfrid Cockerell
USA Alfred A. Knopf 1965 First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo 
Clean, crisp copy in price-clipped [protected] dustjacket. 385 pages including index. Illustrated with b&w photographs. The life of Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, friend of Ruskin, and Morris, & Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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Never Give Up, Bond, Dorothy
20 Bond, Dorothy Never Give Up
Tiverton, Devon Merlin Books 1985 0863032311 / 9780863032318 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Very good clean paperback. 96 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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