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Marilyn : The Last Take

By: Brown, Peter Harry; Barham, Patte

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031947

ISBN: 0434046841

Condition: Good


Traces the last days of Marilyn - drawing on previously unseen documents and over 300 new eyewitness interviews and revealing a tragic collision between passion and politics. A good clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Tanning to page edges 498 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Frescoes of St. Pherapont Monastery

By: Danilova, Irina

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Moskow, Iskusstvo Publishing House: 1970

Seller ID: 036027

Condition: Fair


Double volume bound into one. Some staining to covers and spine strip has darkened but internally text block and plates are clean. Illustrated with numerous colour and b.w. plates. Text in both Russian and English. Presented in repaired slipcase. The cycle of frescoes in the Cathedral of St. Pherapont Monasteryare by Dionisius the Wise, the great master icon painter of the second half of the 16th century. These are the only original frescoes in Russia preserved untouched in their entirety since the Middle Ages. View more info

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James Dean - Footsteps of a Giant

By: Fuchs, Wolfgang

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Berlin, TACO: 1986

Seller ID: 036960

ISBN: 3892680108

Condition: Very Good


Looks at James Dean's life, his films, the cult surrounding him and film and television programmes about him. A very good clean large format softcover illustrated throughout with both colour & b.w. photographs. 127 pages including bibliography. Light creasing to rear cover. Internally immaculate. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Seabiscuit : The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2001

Seller ID: 065242

ISBN: 1841150916

Condition: Very Good


Relates the incredible story of the horse who was lifted from the lowest levels of racing and transformed into an international sporting icon. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 399 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Unabridged Marilyn

By: Hitchins, Neal

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Corgi: 1988

Seller ID: 031944

ISBN: 0552993085

Condition: Good


Illustrated encyclopedia of Marilyn covering not only well-known facts but also little-known trivia titbits. A good clean copy which has light reading creases to spine and previous owner's details written inside front cover. 578 pages. View more info

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Beyond Coincidence

By: Plimmer, Martin; King, Brian

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Thriplow, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Icon Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 066477

ISBN: 1840465344

Condition: Near Fine


Stories of amazing coincidences and the mystery and mathematics that lie behind them. 292 pages Clean, bright copy unread hardback in unclipped jacket. View more info

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Robert E. Lee : Icon for a Nation

By: Reid, Brian Holden

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Amherst, NY, USA, Prometheus Books: 2007

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 062459

ISBN: 1591025850

Condition: Very Good


Professor Reid gives an in-depth examination of the famous General's career. Clean, bright copy with lightest signs of shelf life - 271 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Louise Brooks : Portrait D'une Anti-Star

By: Roland, Jaccard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Phébus: 1977

Seller ID: 067339

ISBN: 2859400125

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, large format hardback with a dust jacket. TEXT in FRENCH. Looks at the life and career of the American film actress and dancer during the 1920s and 1930s who was noted as a flapper icon and sex symbol, and is famous for her bob hairstyle that she helped popularise during the prime of her career. 159pp. View more info

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Guernica: The Biography of a Twentieth-century Icon

By: van Hensbergen, Gijs

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Seller ID: 065448

ISBN: 0747568731

Condition: Very Good


Tells the story of Picasso's great painting Guernica from its origin in the destruction of the Basque town of Gernika in the Spanish Civil War, through its time as a weapon in the propaganda battle against Fascism, and its later role both as the nucleus of the Museum of Modern Art and as the detonator for the Big Bang of Abstract Expressionism in the late 1940s to its eventual triumphant return to Spain in 1981. Very good clean paperback illustrated with b/w and colour pictures. 373 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Auto da Fay

By: Weldon, Fay

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059573

ISBN: 000710992X

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. The famous writer and feminist icon describes the early years of her life. Illustrated with b&w photos. 366 pages. View more info