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Iacocca An Autobiography

By: Iacocca, Lee with Novak, William

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Sidgwick: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2526

ISBN: 0283991933

Condition: As New


352pp, complete dustjacket with one short closed tear. B + w photographs. The man who brought Chrysler back from the brink. View more info

Sea And Islands

By: Innes, Hammond

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Companion Book Club: 1967

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 9673

Condition: Fine


288 pp. Complete dustjacket with a biro mark to front.. Colour and b + w photographs. Internally very clean. The author's account of sailing his yacht in many parts of the world. View more info

Isfahan Is Half The World Memories of a Persian Boyhood

By: Jamalzadeh, Sayyed Mohammad Ali and Heston, W L

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16707

ISBN: 0691065632

Condition: Fine


298pp, complete dustjacket with a very little rubbing. B + w illustrations and map. Internally very clean. An account of growing up in a traditional Islamic Iranian society, before westernization, by the author acclaimed as the father of the modern Persian short story. View more info

Touched By Angels

By: Jameson, Derek

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ebury: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2354

ISBN: 0852237413

Condition: Fine


217pp, complete dustjacket with one short closed tear to the back. B + w photographs. Autobiography - An East End childhood in war, and from messenger boy to newspaper editor. View more info

A Texas Ranger

By: Jennings, N A

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1992

Seller ID: 7003

Condition: As New


347pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front. Frontispiece and other b + w illustrations. A very clean copy.The autobiography of a man who worked in the Texas Ranger company under Captain Lee McNelly in the 1970s and 1880s. View more info

Finishing Touches

By: John, Augustus

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Readers Union and Jonathan Cape, 1954: 1966

Seller ID: 13756

Condition: Fine


Edited and Introduced by Daniel George. 157pp, complete dustjacket by Christine Marsh with a couple of small nicks to edges. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. The last volume of reminiscences, includes Isadora Duncan, Dylan Thomas, Sickert, Rothenstein, Gogarty, Wyndham Lewis, Whistler, Orpen Roy Campbell, etc. View more info

It's Been A Piece Of Cake

By: Johnston, Brian

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1989

Seller ID: 1516

ISBN: 0413152308

Condition: Fine


Uncorrected proof copy, pre-publication. 269 pp, blue paper covers, b + w photographs. Internally clean. The autobiography of the cricketer. View more info

Fear Of Fifty A Midlife Memoir

By: Jong, Erica

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Chatto: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4821

ISBN: 070116011X

Condition: Fine


390 pp, the edges browning alittle with age, complete dustjacket with photo of the author. A very clean copy. An autobiography from the author of 'Fear Of Flying'. View more info

The African Clerk

By: Kapotwe, E S

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Neczam: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16809

Condition: Fine


123pp, the paper browning with age, illustrated soft back covers. B + w photographs. A clean, tight copy. The memoirs of of a government civil servant, born in Kawambwa district in 1920, who worked from 1937 to 1980 in a changing country, at first under colonial administration and then in independent Zambia. View more info

Travels with Herodotus

By: Kapuscinski, Ryszard

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Penguin: 2007

Seller ID: 14514

ISBN: 0141021144

Condition: Very Good


275pp, illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to corners. Internally clean and tight. Travels as a Polish journalist, who always travelled with Herodotus' Histories. Comes with cuttings from The Guardian about whether the adventures related are true or not. View more info

The Sun in the Morning Being the First Part of Share of Summer the Autobiography of M M Kaye

By: Kaye, M M

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Viking: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10603

ISBN: 0670834459

Condition: Fine


A heavy book of 454pp. Complete dustjacket, illustrated by the author, a very little rubbed to the corners. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Autobiography - a vivid account of growing up in India in colonial days from the author of The Far Pavilions. View more info

The Trumpets of Tutankhamun Adventures of a Radio Pioneer in the Middle East

By: Keating, Rex

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Fisher Miller: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16242

ISBN: 1899077081

Condition: As New


174pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. The author was head of European programmes for Egyptian State Broadcasting and was a war correspondent in the Desert War. By 1945 he was deputy director of the Palestine Broadcasting Service and founding Director of the Cyprus Broadcasting Service, and worked for ITN and UNESCO. He made the programme in which the trumpetrs from Tutankhamun's tomb were played live in 1939. View more info

The Story Of My Life

By: Keller, Helen

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1942

Seller ID: 4593

Condition: Very Good


317pp, beige cloth covered boards with a little wear to edge of spine. Gift inscription on inner board, otherwise internally clean. Autobiography, and Letters 1887-1901 and an account of Helen Keller's education as a blind child by John Albert Macy. View more info

Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians

By: Kelly, Fanny

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1990

Seller ID: 6988

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by Clark and Mary Lee Spence.358pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to the front. B + w illustrations. A new copy View more info

Records of a Later Life Vol II

By: Kemble, Frances Anne

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13827

Condition: Very Good


295pp, brown cloth covered boards, a little worn to corners. Ex library - presentation label to inner cover, a couple of light stamps, otherwise a good 'reading copy' of volume II of the autobiography of the actress and writer Fanny Kemble.. View more info

Journal of a Country Curate Selections from the Diary of Francis Kilvert 1870 - 79

By: Kilvert, Francis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1977

Seller ID: 16410

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by Peter Wait. 338pp, illustrated paper covered boards with brown cloth spine. B + w photographic recreations by Tim Stephens. Endpaper maps. Complete unworn slipcase. Previous owner's bookplate to the inner board, otherwise a clean copy of an attractive edition. A selection taken from the years in Wales and Herefordshire View more info

Planet of the Blind

By: Kuusisto, Stephen

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Faber: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5825

ISBN: 0571193617

Condition: Fine


194pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. Coming to terms with near-blindness. View more info

Museum Piece. The Education of an Iconographer

By: Laver, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1963

Seller ID: 84

Condition: Very Good


256 pp, frontispiece portrait, dustjacket with portions of loss, b + w photographs. Tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Life at the V & A. View more info

RiverRun An Autobiographical Novel

By: Leach, Christopher

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J M Dent: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10868

ISBN: 0460046535

Condition: Fine


215pp, complete illustrated dustjacket with one very small repaired tear. Gift inscription from the author, otherwise internally very clean. Growing up in the East End of London and wartime evacuation. View more info

Sold For Silver

By: Lim, Janet

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Book Club: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 704

Condition: Very Good


256 pp, dustjacket with tears to edges. Internally clean. An autobiography set in China before and during WW II View more info