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A Half-Baked Life : My Story So Far

By: Jenks, Claude

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Lime Tree, 1991

Edition: First Edition


An autobiography to shame the pallid memoirs of the times, its pages containing the life and brief encounters of a man as rich and various as a fruit cake - meeting Einstein in unusual circumstances, spotting W.H.Auden at Skipton cattle market, Kenneth Kuanda in a Stourbridge stamp shop, and falling in with a roistering crowd that included C. Day Lewis and Robert Helpmann. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 183 pages. Nex... View more info

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A Prima Donna's Progress : The Autobiography

By: Sutherland, Joan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997

Edition: First British Edition


Autobiography of 'La Stupenda' - the Australian soprano whose career spanned forty years and who Pavarotti once the "Voice of the Century." Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 486 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A.E. Stegmann : The Life and Art of a Remarkable Artist

By: Alexander, Marc

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Mouth and Foot Painting Artists, 2000

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

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All My Best Friends

By: Burns, George; Fisher, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Muller, 1990


The entertainer recalls his friends, the people he grew up with in show business; the people show business grew up with. Some tanning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear & tear - 320 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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And That's Not All (SIGNED COPY)

By: Plowright, Joan

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2001

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author


Enthralling, honest, often funny memoirs, of the north country girl who came to London, acted at the Royal Court Theatre, then in its prime, and married England's greatest actor, Laurence Olivier. Flat SIGNED by the author to the title page. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 258 pages including index. View more info

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Andre Kertesz: A Lifetime of Perception (SIGNED COPY)

By: Lifson, Ben (introduction)

Price: £497.50

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Canada, Prentice-Hall Canada, 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Clean, square copy in a d/w showing light signs of shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine. SIGNED to the title page by the Hungarian who is long acknowledged as the father of modern photography. Unique retrospective volume which celebrates the seventy years of Kertesz photographic career. 259 pages. View more info

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Arise Sir Sean Connery : The Biography of Britain's Greatest Living Actor

By: Parker, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Blake Publishing, 2005

Edition: First Edition


Traces the rise astonishing rise to stardom of a tough street kid from Edinburgh who left school at the age of 13 in creating an authoritative and entertaining portrait of one of the most glamorous, talented and complex actors in movie history. Clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 340 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Ashcroft

By: Tanitch, Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1987

Edition: Anniversary Edition


Celebrated the eightieth birthday of Dame Peggy, acknowledged by the acting profession, the public and critics alike, as one of the great actresses of the twentieth century. Contains a pictorial record and full chronology of her career in theatre, film and television. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Aubrey Beardsley : An Account of His Life

By: Benkovitz, Miriam J.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1981

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

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Autobiography

By: Gill, Eric

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1945

Edition: Eleventh Impression


The English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker recalls his varied life and times. Good clean copy lacking a dustjacket - 283 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Bach - His Life and Times

By: Dowley, Tim

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Kent, Midas Books, 1981

Edition: First British Edition


Part of the 'Composers' series. Traces the life of Bach clearly and succintly carefully noticing the significant stages of his development in his family and his music. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w. Previous owner's name to ffep - 144 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Bardot : An Intimate Biography

By: Frischauer, Willi

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Limited, 1978

Edition: First Edition


Sets out to discover the reality behind the myth and the legend of Bardot in this rare and stimulating insight into her life. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 222 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Basso Cantante : An Autobiography

By: Franklin, David

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth, 1969

Edition: First Edition


The life and times of the author and his two careers, the first cut short by a throat operation. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing very slight shelf wear & tear - 232 pages including index. Previous owner's name/date to ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Beaton in Vogue

By: Ross, Josephine

Price: £52.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson, 1986

Edition: First Edition


Selects and introduces articles, drawings and photographs by Beaton dating from the 1920s to the 1970s. Includes 293 illustrations, 32 in colour. Clean, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w shows signs of wear and with long nternally repaired tears. - 240 pages including index. View more info

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Beatrice Lillie : The Funniest Woman In The World

By: Laffey, Bruce

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books, 1990


Looks at the life and the stage career of some fifty years of the woman who Noel Coward, no less, described as the world's greatest comedienne. View more info