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Children of Ol' Man River The Life and Times of a Showboat Trouper

By: Bryant, Billy

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1988

Seller ID: 6999

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by Martin Ridge. 360pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece portrait and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. The autobiography of a member of a showboat family. View more info

Skyward

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1981

Seller ID: 1497

Condition: As New


Edited by William R Anderson. 388 pp. Brown boards with gilt design. Frontispiece portrait of the author and photographs. Very clean, as new. Autobiography of an early flyer, including flying over the North Pole View more info

Skyward

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1981

Seller ID: 6995

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by William R Anderson. 382pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece portrait and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. The autobiography of an early flyer, including his early trip over the North Pole View more info

Skyward

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1981

Seller ID: 6996

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by William R Anderson. 382pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece portrait and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. The autobiography of an early flyer, including his early trip over the North Pole View more info

Happy World The Story of a Victorian Childhood

By: Carbery, Mary

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co: 1942

Seller ID: 14548

Condition: Very Good


Second impression of the first edition. 273p,green cloth covered boards. Dustjaclet with sizeable portions of loss to the spine and edges. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. Growing up in the countryside at Childwick etc in Essex in Victorian England. View more info

Autobiography

By: Cardus, Neville

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13606

Condition: Very Good


288pp, brown cloth covered boards, very slightly faded to spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The autobiography of the cricket writer. View more info

The Unhurried Chase

By: Carlson, Betty

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Tyndale: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3820

ISBN: 0842378006

Condition: Fine


158pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic cover. A very clean copy. The autobiography of the journalist, and her association with the L'Abri missionaries. View more info

Memoir of the Bobotes

By: Cary, Joyce

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Readers Union and Michael Joseph: 1965

Seller ID: 13006

Condition: Very Good


Foreword by Walter Allen. 170pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf and title page, otherwise very clean. A memoir of the Balkan War of 1912-13. View more info

Memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini A Florentine Artist Written By Himself

By: Cellini, Benvenuto

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16336

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1910. translated by Thomas Roscoe in 1822. 528pp, including Appendix and Index. Light blue cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to the corners of the spine, with glit floral ornament to the spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A couple of small spots of of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. View more info

A Goodly Fellowship

By: Chase, Mary Ellen

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Collins: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6639

Condition: Very Good


283pp, green cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait. Neat gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A life in teaching, in Maine, and at Smith College. View more info

The Voyage Home

By: Church, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3211

Condition: Very Good


223pp, red cloth covered boards, slightly faded to edges and spine. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Scenes from the author's life. View more info

Selections from The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars and The Life By Himself

By: Clarendon, and G Huens (editor)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1955

Seller ID: 16478

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized World's Classics edition. 492pp, including Index. Complete dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. Ribbon bookmark. Internally clean. A chronological selection from Clarendon's works, classics of English historical writing, giving a vivid account of the period 1640 - 1667 and observations on men and events. View more info

The Catherine Cookson Country Her Pictorial Memoir

By: Cookson, Catherine

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Corgi: 1987

Seller ID: 14878

ISBN: 0552131261

Condition: Very Good


Long format. 192pp, illustrated softback covers. Many sepia illustrations. One light crease to front corner, otherwise a clean, tight copy. The famous writer's account of growing up on industrial Tyneside in the early 20th century, and what inspired her stories. View more info

Eels With Dill Sauce Memories of an Eccentric Childhood

By: Countess Von Bredow, Ilse

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Peter Owen: 1990

Seller ID: 13183

ISBN: 0720608015

Condition: Fine


168pp, complete dustjacket by Keith Cunningham, a little worn to corners. B + w endpaper photographs. Internally clean. Growing up on a country estate near Berlin in the early 1930s. View more info

The Happy Highways

By: Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: £7.00

Publisher: W H Allen: 1967

Seller ID: 2272

Condition: Fine


247pp, yellow cloth boards. The antiquarian bookseller's travels in pre-war Europe, and stories of authors View more info

A Dog's Life in The Dales

By: Cropper, Katy and Collins, Barbara

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Bantam: 1993

Seller ID: 15008

ISBN: 0553406388

Condition: Very Good


203pp,the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The frank and funny autobiography of a young shepherdess in the Yorkshire Dales, who won 'One Man nd His Dog' in 1990. View more info

Life Lines Politics And Health 1986 1988

By: Currie, Edwina

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1989

Seller ID: 9731

ISBN: 0283999209

Condition: Very Good


291pp,complete dustjacket with one closed tear. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. Readable MP's autobiography of life at the Ministry for Health 1986 -1988. View more info

The Happy Island

By: Danielsson, Bengt

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Readers Union and Allen & Unwin: 1954

Seller ID: 4940

Condition: Fine


209pp, dustjacket with a little loss to top and bottom of spine. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. Life with the South Sea Islanders of Raroia. View more info

These Were The Days

By: Day, Clarence

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6140

Condition: Very Good


342pp, dark green cloth covered boards with black leather label. Previous owners' name on flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. Three volumes of his autobiography in one book. View more info

Storm Command A Personal Account of the Gulf War

By: De La Billiere, General Sir Peter

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1992

Seller ID: 5429

ISBN: 0002551381

Condition: Very Good


348pp, priceclipped dustjacket with portrait of the author has one closed tear to back edge, no loss. B + w photographs. Foreword by Prince Charles. Light spotting to foredge, otherwise internally clean. An inside account of the war against Saddam Hussein's Iraq in 1990. View more info