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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

Seller ID: 051874


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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Citizen Jane : The Turbulent Life of Jane Fonda

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Henry Holt & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051706


Uncompromising, unauthorized, and often startling biography based on years of research and countless interviews - including conservations with Henry Fonda and with Jane herself. View more info

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Jagger Unauthorized

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Seller ID: 052864


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. View more info

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Tupac: A Thug Life

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Plexus Publishing Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 021334


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. View more info

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Cary Grant

By: Ashman, Chuck; Trescott, Pamela

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052160


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. View more info

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Before Your Very Eyes

By: Askey, Arthur

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Woburn Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057853


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. View more info

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Rubens and His Times

By: Avermaete, Roger

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1968

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 053869


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. View more info

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The Unsinkable Hermione Baddeley

By: Baddeley, Hermione

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Collins & Sons Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064287


Breathes with the spirit of an inimitably witty actress who knows that life must be enjoyed to the full, whether in the theatre or in her private life. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Marie Lloyd : Queen of the Music Halls

By: Baker, Richard Anthony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064202


Looks at the life and times of the Queen of the Edwardian music-hall in England. Clean, bright copy in a d/w protected in a plastic film - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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I Know What I'm Worth

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042934


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. View more info

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Thank Heaven for Little Girls : The True Story of Maurice Chevalier's Life and Times

By: Behr, Edward

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 050595


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. View more info

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Portrait of Max - an Intimate Memoir of Sir Max Beerbohm

By: Behrman, S.N.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Random House: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050569


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. 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

Seller ID: 048464


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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Rembrandt

By: Bertram, Anthony

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Studio Publications: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045932


Part of The World's Masters Series. Good clean booklet -64 pages including bibliographical notes. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Le Point : Paul Léautaud. Pages de Journal

By: Betz, Pierre; Braun, Pierre

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Mulhouse, France, Souillac: 1953

Seller ID: 035338


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. View more info

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Peggy Ashcroft

By: Billington, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061169


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Linleys of Bath

By: Black, Clementina

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1971

Seller ID: 041137


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. View more info

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The Ghost Walks on Fridays : In and Out of the Stage Door

By: Blow, Sydney

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Heath, Cranton Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047111


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. View more info

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Cockerell

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028099


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. View more info

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Cockerell

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £27.50

Publisher: USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 028167


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. View more info