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1 - 50 Years Gardening at Harewood
EP Publishing 1978 0715812505 / 9780715812501 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
133pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A light crease to the bottom corner of the first few pages, otherwise internally clean and tight. Life at Harewood House in Yorkshire, the home of Princess Mary, where the author and his father were both Head Gardeners. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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2 Agate, James Ego 9
Harrap 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
352pp, blue cloth covered boards, sun darkened to edges and spine. B + w photographs - Lillian Gish, Fernandel etc. A few light spots of foxing to flyleaves, otherwise clean. Theatre life - The concluding volume of autobiography, from 1946. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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3 Aksakoff, Serghei Years of Childhoods
Oxford 1951 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Pocket size World's Classics edition. 446pp, blue cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Translated by J D Duff. An autobiograpphy of childhood in Russia, to the age of 10. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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4 Alagiah, George A Passage to Africa
Timewarner 2002 0751532142 / 9780751532142 Mass Market Paperback Fine 
292pp, illustrated softback covers with one light crease to spine. B + w photographs. A clean, tight copy. Personal testimony and political insight from the BBC's Africa correspondent. 
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5 Alagiah, George A Passage to Africa
Timewarner 2002 0751532142 / 9780751532142 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
292pp, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. B + w photographs.Internally clean, tight and Near Fine. Personal testimony and political insight from the BBC's Africa correspondent. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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6 Arch Joseph and O'Leary, John Gerard (ed) The Autobiography of Joseph Arch
Macgibbon & Kee 1966 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Preface by Frances Countess of Warwick. 147pp, complete dustjacket, a little darkened with age. Frontispiece portrait. A couple of small light spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise a clean copy. The autobiography of the farm worker who became one of the key figures in Trade Unionism and later became an MP. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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7 Asquith, Margot The Autobiography Of Margot Asquith
Eyre 1962 Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good 
Reprint of one-volume edition.Introduction by Mark Bonham-Carter. 342pp, complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. Ex reference library, so stamps on title page and pocket on inner board, otherwise very clean.  
Price: 5.50 GBP
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8 Asquith, Margot The Autobiography of Margot Asquith Volume One
Penguin 1937 Mass Market Paperback Good  
251pp, the edges browned with age. Blue and white covers, with loss to the top of the spine. Internally clean. Covers the years 1864 to 1895.  
Price: 3.00 GBP
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9 Ballentine, George Autobiography of An English Soldier In The United States Army
Lakeside Press 1986 Hard Cover As New No Jacket 
1st in this attractive edition, edited by William H Goetzmann. 354pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. Autobiography of a scotsman who failed to find work in the US as a weaver and enlisted as a soldier in the Mexican War of 1846, under General Winfield Scott. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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10 Bamford, Samuel and Chaloner, W H The Autobiography of Samuel Bamford Early Days Together with An Account of The Arrest Etc.
Frank Cass 1967 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 
New Edition. Editied and with an Introduction by W H Chaloner. 363pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece portrait. A very clean copy. The first volume of the autobiography of the 19th century Radical. 
Price: 28.50 GBP
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11 Benn, Tony Dare to be a Daniel Then and Now
Hutchinson 2004 009179999 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
278pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Autobiography - the childhood of the rebel Labour politician. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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12 Benson, E F As We Were A Victorian Peep Show
Longmans Green & Co 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
A heavy book of 355pp, with red cloth covered boards, a little worn to ends of spine. Ex library - label to inner board and a couple of stamps, otherwise generally clean and a good 'reading copy' of the author's stories of family life and the important people of the victorian age. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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13 Bihet, Molly A Child's War The German Occupation of Guernsey Seen Through Young Eyes
Molly Bihet 1985 0951061909 / 9780951061909 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good  Signed by Author
80pp, illustrated card covers. B + w illustrations, including one pasted to inner cover. Signed by the author on the title page. One light crease to front cover, otherwise a very clean, tight copy.  
Price: 3.00 GBP
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14 Black, Peter The Biggest Aspidistra In The World
BBC 1972 0563121548 / 9780563121541 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good Ex-Library 
2443 pp, green boards, dustjacket in protective plastic wrappers. Library stamp to flyleaf and reverse of title page, otherwise clean. 50 years at the BBC  
Price: 4.00 GBP
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15 Blackmore, Stanley Reflections Of A Country Magistrate
Saracen 1988 0951394606 / 9780951394601 First Edition Hard Cover Fine  No Jacket 
236pp and addenda. Green boards with gilt title. Includes a book review from the Law Society Gazette. The author was a JP in Wiltshire for 27 years.  
Price: 7.00 GBP
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16 Blakeney, Robert and Sturgis, Julian (editor) A Boy in the Peninsular War The Services Adventures and Experiences of Robert Blakeney Subaltern in the 28th Regiment
John Murray 1899 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Second impression. 382pp, hand cut edges. Red cloth covered boards with gilt regimental crest, faded to front edge and with a little wear to edges. Lacks the fold-out map. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A first hand account of the war against Napoleon. 
Price: 34.50 GBP
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17 Bodley, Thomas The Life of Sr Thomas Bodley The Honourable Founder of The Publique Library in the University of Oxford Written By Himselfe
Oxford Bodleian Library 1111 090017787X / 9780900177873 Soft Cover As New 
16pp, blue softback covers with a portrait of the author. A very clean, tight copy. A facsimile reproduction of the autobiography of the Tudor benefactor, printed by the Bodleian Library. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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18 Bough, Frank Cue Frank!
Queen Anne 1980 0362005192 / 9780362005196 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  Fine 
191pp. Complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. One small scrape mark on inner board where small ownership label removed, otherwise very clean and Near Fine. 15 years as a TV sport presenter.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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19 Brown, Leslie Encounters With Nature
Oxford 1979 0192176730 / 9780192176738 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New Doris Tischler 
194 pp, blue boards, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations by Doris Tischler. Very clean.. Stories of life as a naturalist. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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20 Bryant, Billy Children Of Ol' Man River
Lakeside 1988 Hard Cover As New No Jacket 
Edited by Martin Ridge. 360pp. Brown boards, gilt top edge. Map and photographs. New - still sealed in its protective wrapper. The autobiography of a Showboat trouper. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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