Category: Autobiography


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A Conspiracy of Crowns The True Story of the Duke of Windsor and the Murder of Sir Harry Oakes

By: De Marigny, Alfred and Herskowitz, Mickey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bantam Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17051

ISBN: 0593015363

Condition: Very Good

A heavy book of 308pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A small name sticker to the flyleaf, a couple of very small spots of foxing to the flyleaf, otherwise very clean. The man acquitted for the murder of Sir Harry Oakes in the Bahamas in 1942 tells his story of the web of business intrigue and betrayal in a Nassau society presided over by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor in the Second World War. View more info

Death And Tomorrow

By: De Polnay, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker: 1943

Seller ID: 3254

Condition: Very Good

299pp, red cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait. Small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. Wartime autobiography. View more info

The Confessions of an English Opium Eater

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1910

Seller ID: 10396

Condition: Very Good

Everyman edition. 274pp, brown cloth covered boards, a litttle worn faded to spine. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, a few small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. View more info

On Safari The Story of My Life

By: Denis, Armand

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins: 1963

Seller ID: 503

Condition: Very Good

320 pp, yellow boards a little worn to edges, b + w photographs, endpaper maps. Internally clean. View more info

A Breath of Border Air

By: Derwent, Lavinia

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Arrow: 1987

Seller ID: 12095

ISBN: 0099140209

Condition: Very Good

191pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. Memories of a country childhood in the Border country of Scotland. View more info

The Ante-Room Early Stages in a Literary Life

By: Dickson, Lovat

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1969

Seller ID: 8556

Condition: Very Good

250pp, the edges browning a little with age. Cover design by Ivan Holmes. A clean, tight Near Fine copy. A writer's account of his early years. View more info

Never A Dull Moment

By: Dolby, Eddie

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Eddie Dolby: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13213

Condition: Very Good

174pp, card covers. B + w illustrations. Gift inscription from the author on the inner cover, otherwise clean. Complete with addendum slip giving the names of the soldiers in a tank regiment photograph. Memories of 20 years of army life, including action with the Royal Tank Regiment in WWII, and in India. View more info

In and Out Of The Box An Autobiography

By: Dougall, Robert

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 579

ISBN: 000272703X

Condition: Very Good

320 pp, cloth boards with a ring mark, dustjacket with a couple of closed tears, no loss. Internally clean. The career of a BBC journalist and newsreader in Stalin's Russia, Kenya and Singapore. View more info

On Camera My 10,000 Hours On Television

By: Downs, Hugh

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6332

ISBN: 0399132031

Condition: Very Good

253pp, the paper browning a very little with age, complete dustjacket with photo of the author. Autobiography of a life in television, from the 1950s onwards - and including a trip to the South Pole. View more info

The Long Year

By: Drawbell, James Wedgwood

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Allan Wingate: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3605

Condition: Very Good

242pp, brown boards. Shelf mark on flyleaf in biro, one light mark on foredge, otherwise internally clean. A diary from September 1939 to 1940 of a newspaper editor in WW II. View more info

Daphne Du Maurier's Cornwall Her Pictorial Memoir

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chichester Partnership: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10479

ISBN: 1900064006

Condition: Fine

Long format. 96pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. Many b + w photographs. A very clean, tight copy. An abridged version of 'Enchanted Cornwall'. Autobiographical memoir View more info

My Life

By: Duncan, Isadora

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Sphere: 1969

Seller ID: 7455

Condition: Very Good

255pp, cover with stills of Vanessa Redgrave from the film 'Isadora'. original owner's name stamp on flyleaf, small spots of foxing to foredge and flyleaf, otherwise VG. Autobiography of the famous dancer. View more info

The Railway Game

By: Dyment, Clifford

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Readers Union and Dent: 1963

Seller ID: 4983

Condition: Very Good

218pp, the edges browning with age, complete dustjacket but browned with age. Internally very clean. An autobiography of a childhood in Caerleon upon Usk and Nottingham in the 1920s and 30s. View more info

Such Is The Kingdom

By: Elton, Lord

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10512

Condition: Fine

95pp, dustjacket with wear to edges. Internally very clean. Recollections of childhood, Wordsworth, saints and heroes. View more info

Moscow Farewell

By: Feifer, George

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Viking: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2593

ISBN: 0670489859

Condition: Fine

446pp, complete Near Fine dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges of spine. Internally very clean. An American graduate student in Moscow. View more info

A Girl Grew Up In Russia

By: Fen, Elisaveta

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Readers Union: 1972

Seller ID: 4119

Condition: Very Good

317pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Growing up in Bielorussia, before 1917. View more info

Through the Minefield

By: FitzGibbon, Constantine

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 249

Condition: Fine

267 pp, priceclipped dustjacket with a little edgewear. Internally clean. The autobiography of the writer though childhood in America and Paris, service in the World War I and subsequent adventures. View more info

Four Meals For Fourpence A Heartwarming Tale of Family Life in London'e Old East End.

By: Foakes, Grace

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Virago: 2011

Seller ID: 14887

ISBN: 1844087271

Condition: Very Good

281pp, illustrated softback covers. Internally very clean and tight. Edited by Joanna Goldsworthy from three of the author's books of growing up in poverty in the early 1900s in the East End of London View more info

A Child In The Forest

By: Foley, Winifred

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Macdonald Futura: 1982

Seller ID: 6778

ISBN: 0860074919

Condition: Very Good

6th reprint. Softback of 254pp. A couple of light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean and tight. The classic story of growing up in the Forest of Dean in a miner's family in the 1920s, and the forest way of life View more info

No Pipe Dreams for Father Scened From a Forest of Dean Village Childhood

By: Foley, Winifred

Price: £2.25

Publisher: Futura: 1979

Seller ID: 14567

ISBN: 0708814352

Condition: Very Good

Introduction by Humphrey Phelps. 95pp, the paper browned with age, illustrated softback covers with one crease to front. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The author's memories of growing up in the Forest of Dean - a continuation of 'A Child in the Forest' View more info