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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

Condition: Very Good


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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Albert Namatjira : The Life And Work of an Australian Painter.

By: Amadio, Nadine ( Compiled and Edited By )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066200

ISBN: 0333414772

Condition: Very Good


The first major collection of the artist's paintings to be published, giving us the opportunity to revalue his work and understand something about the environment and circumstances that shaped his perception. Clean, large format hardback in a d/w. 102 pages, including a select bibliography and an index. Prompt 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

ISBN: 0805009590

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0671712098

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0859653757

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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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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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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I Know What I'm Worth

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042934

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0091773946

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0241103827

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life of an extraordinary genius, the epitome of fin de si├Ęcle, 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

Condition: Good


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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Peggy Ashcroft

By: Billington, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061169

ISBN: 071954436X

Condition: Very Good


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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Down the Crooked Road: My Autobiography

By: Black, Mary

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Transworld Ireland: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065104

ISBN: 1848271875

Condition: Near Fine


Unique insight into the life and career of one of Ireland's most gifted singers. Clean bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 265 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Prompt 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Osbert : Portrait of Osbert Lancaster

By: Boston, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1990

Seller ID: 017881

ISBN: 0006375774

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright unread copy of this book which recounts the life of the famous cartoonist, writer and bon viveur. "An affectionate and entertaining act of homage" - Geoffrey Hodgson in the Independent. Next post UK dispatch. View more info