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Image for The Pilgrims' Way: Shrines and Saints in Britain and Ireland

The Pilgrims' Way: Shrines and Saints in Britain and Ireland

By: Adair, John

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029386

ISBN: 0500250618

Condition: Very Good


With 199 illustrations, 20 in colour, and 2 maps. A guide for those who wish to follow in the pilgrim's footsteps. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square copy in a price-clipped d/w - 208 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ego 8, Continuing the Autobiography of James Agate

By: Agate, James

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026877

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in jacket which has been repaired internally with tape and shows minor loss. 269 pages including index. 16 illustrations in half-tone. Covering a year in the life of the drama critic James Agate, famous a man for his witticisms. View more info

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A Passage to Africa (SIGNED COPY)

By: Alagiah, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040748

ISBN: 0316855545

Condition: Very Good


Powerful, passionate, thought-provoking account - an autobiography not so much of George Alagiah, but of Africa itself. Good, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w and SIGNED across title page '' George Alagiah Oct '01'' Some light sunning to page edges - 286pp including index. Prompt 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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Christie's Review of the Year October 1966-July 1967

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford & London, Christies: 1984

Seller ID: 047305

Condition: Very Good


Review of the sales of art and furniture that sold through Christies Sales Rooms in her Bi-Centenary year - 1967-68. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. Illustrated extensively with colour and b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Every Second Counts

By: Armstrong, Lance

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Yellow Jersey Press: 2003

Seller ID: 044592

ISBN: 0224064738

Condition: Very Good


Second volume of the autobiography of the sporting legend who famously fought testicular cancer and then went on to win the Tour de France in the fastest ever time. 246 pages. A very good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Thesiger

By: Asher, Michael

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027526

ISBN: 0670837695

Condition: Near Fine


A frank and unsentimental account of the man behind the legend. A b/w photograph of a seated Thesiger has been adhered to front pastedown. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 582 pages including index. Enclosed are some newspaper cuttings. 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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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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The Penguin Dictionary of Saints

By: Attwater, Donald

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013833

ISBN: 0140510303

Condition: Good


Light creasing to covers. A good, clean copy. Prompt dispatch. 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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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

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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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The Centre of the Bed (SIGNED)

By: Bakewell, Joan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056135

ISBN: 0340823100

Condition: Near Fine


Beautifully written autobiography which gives an absorbing, often moving insight into the beliefs and personality of a remarkable woman. Flat SIGNED by the author in black felt-tip to the title page. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 322 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Kingston Lacy Childhood - Reminiscences of Viola Bankes

By: Bankes, Viola; Watkin, Pamela

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Wimborne, Dorset, Dovecote Press: 1986

Seller ID: 031310

ISBN: 0946159335

Condition: Very Good


Viola Bankes tells of her childhood spent against a background of Edwardian high society at its most aristocratic living at the stately home of Kingston Lacy in Dorset. A very good clean copy containing 130 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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The Natives Were Friendly, So We Stayed the Night

By: Barber, Noel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059111

ISBN: 0333225589

Condition: Very Good


The autobiography of the editor of the Continental Daily Mail who went on to a career as a foreign correspondent taking him all over the world whilst meeting, and befriending, an array of famous names. Faint sunning to page edges. Very good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w which has slightly faded spine. 226 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Memories : An Autobiography

By: Barrymore, Ethel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Press Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067363

Condition: Good


The moving story of America's greatest actress. Internally clean copy in a repaired, price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with dustiness and sunning to spine. A good reading copy - 224 pages including index. Previous owner's bookplate hidden by front flap. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shell at My Ear

By: Bates, Darrell

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065924

Condition: Very Good


Acutely observed vignettes of growing up in suburban England. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Minor foxing to page edges only. 179 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Aubrey

By: Beauchamp, Aubrey

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, USA, Promise Pub Co: 1988

Seller ID: 053254

ISBN: 0939497123

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of Aubrey Beauchamp - the Founder and Executive Directory of the U.S. Hospital Christian Fellowship. A very good clean paperback which has small crease to rear cover. Gift inscription inside front cover. 270 pages + epilogue. View more info