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Franco : A Concise Biography

By: Ashford-Hodges, Gabrielle

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048677

ISBN: 0297643045

Condition: Very Good


Psychological biography which considers Franco's mental state as well as his political motivation, considering his life and his ability to cling on to absolute power until his death in 1975. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 290 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 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

ISBN: 0491030258

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0713001348

Condition: Very Good


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 entertainers; 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Opening Up : My Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Atherton, Mike

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 064172

ISBN: 0340822325

Condition: Near Fine


England's most capped captain gives a very personal account of the team's fortunes, and his own. Includes battles against some of the great quick bowlers: Donald, Ambrose, Walsh, and his nemesis Glenn McGrath - sledging and all. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 330 pages including index. SIGNED by the author to the title page ''To Roger Happy Birthday Mike Atherton''. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Life Class : The Selected Memoirs of Diana Athill

By: Athill, Diana

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066194

ISBN: 1847081231

Condition: Very Good


A celebration of one of our best-loved authors, and a record of almost a century of rich experience. Clean, large volume hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear & tear - 668 pages including postscript. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Big Ron : A Different Ball Game

By: Atkinson, Ron; Fitton, Peter

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028374

ISBN: 0233992170

Condition: Very Good


Memoirs of a much-travelled football manager/ pundit including a full and frank account of his controversial time at Manchester United. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing a small watermark to rear cover. Light sunning to page edges - 244pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Right Place, Right Time (SIGNED COPY)

By: Audland, Christopher

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Weardale, Co. Durham, The Memoir Club: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 047129

ISBN: 1841040916

Condition: Near Fine


The author covers his successive and at times overlapping careers in the Army; the British Diplomatic Service; the European Community; and the many fascinating post-retirement jobs. Full of anecdotes, and interesting details about leading personalities. Bright square copy in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ' Dora and Derek best wishes Christopher Audland'. Foreword by Sir Frank Berman. 528 pages including index. View more info

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Sun and Shadow (SIGNED COPY)

By: Aumont, Jean-Pierre.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., W. W. Norton & Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 067480

ISBN: 0393075117

Condition: Near Fine


The autobiography of the French actor, and holder of the Legion d'Honneur and the Croix de Guerre for his World War II military service. Clean, square hardback which is SIGNED to the reverse of the half-title page with the inscription ''To Bryan with my very best wishes and friendship Jean-Pierre Aumont''. Dustjacket shows lightest shelfwear and is clipped though the dollar price remains. Number Line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0. Foreword by Francois Truffaut.. 315 pages including index. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 Many Faces of Christ : Portraying the Holy in the East and West, 300 to 1300

By: Bacci, Michele

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060764

ISBN: 1780232683

Condition: Near Fine


Rigorous and innovative study which makes a vital contribution to an ongoing debate about the emergence and crystallisation of a particular physiognomy for Jesus in Christian art. Clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 294 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tomboy Bride : A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West

By: Backus, Harriet Fish

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, USA, Pruett Publishing Co: 1969

Seller ID: 030201

ISBN: 0871085127

Condition: Good +


Clean, bright paperback showing light curling - 273 pages including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pilgrim and Dreamer : John Bunyan - His Life and Work

By: Bacon, Ernest W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, The Paternoster Press: 1983

Seller ID: 038836

ISBN: 0853643091

Condition: Very Good


Biography based on a study of primary sources and including an assessment of Bunyan's verse, which contain suggestions about disputed issues in his life. Clean, tight paperback with gift inscription to half-title - 186 pages including select bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Adolf Hitler

By: Badsey, Stephen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Smithmark Publishers: 1992

Seller ID: 033201

ISBN: 0831742100

Condition: Near Fine


Factual and compelling account of the most notorious figure in modern history - illustrated profusely with over100 photographs. A clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 80 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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See No Evil : The True Story of Ground Soldier in the CIA's Counterterrorism Wars

By: Baer, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Crown Publications: 2002

Seller ID: 065948

ISBN: 0609810278

Condition: Very Good


One of the CIA's top field officers of the past quarter century recounts his career running agents in the back alleys of the Middle East. Also takes an unprecedented look at the roots of modern terrorism. Clean, bright paperback - 284 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Immaculate Mistake : Scenes from Childhood and Beyond

By: Bailey, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046903

ISBN: 0747506302

Condition: Very Good +


Composition of scenes or fragments of memory which dispenses with the ordered narrative of most autobiographies in order to arrive nearer to the truth about the author's past. Clean bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 167 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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True Blue - an Autobiography 1902-1939

By: Baker White, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025158

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in jacket which is now a little soiled. Previous owner's name on front end paper. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. Lifts the curtain on the strange political underworld which existed during the 1930's when the war of words often materialised into sabotage and sudden death. 184 pages including index. View more info

Image for Baby Doll : An Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

Baby Doll : An Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: Baker, Carroll

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Arbor House: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 067139

ISBN: 0877955581

Condition: Near Fine


The remarkable story of the triumphs and tragedies in the public and very private life of a luminous, talented woman who found her way past the grasp of Hollywood's image makers. Clean, square hardabck which is SIGNED by the author to the half-title page with the inscription ''For Brian Wood Enjoy ! Carroll Baker April 17, 1984'' Dustjacket is price clipped - 305 pages including index, Number Line - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. View more info

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Exit from Empire : A Biography of Sir Richard Turnbull

By: Baker, Colin

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, Mpemba Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065810

ISBN: 0954202058

Condition: Good


Scholary look at the life and career of the British colonial governor and the last governor of the British mandate of Tanganyika from 1958 to 1961. Following the country's independence, he was governor-general from 9 December 1961 to 9 December 1962. Large volume paperback with slight shelfwearto page edges, though unread - 507 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

ISBN: 0709041357

Condition: Very Good


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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The Heart of the Heart of the Matter : A Memoir

By: Bakewell, Joan

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1996

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 028025

ISBN: 0563371676

Condition: Very Good


Published to accompany the 1996 television series. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 256 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info