Category: Autobiography


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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

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 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

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

Thank You For Having Me

By: Lindsay, Maurice

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hale: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1448

ISBN: 0709011733

Condition: Very Good

230 pp. Complete dustjacket.. Library stamp on title page but otherwise very clean The autobiography of the Scottish author - T S Eliot, Compton Mackenzie Hugh Macdiarmid, Neil Gunn. View more info

A Year Of Space

By: Linklater, Eric

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1296

Condition: Very Good

Autobiography. 319 pp, light blue boards, leather label. Previous owner's signature on inner board, otherwise a very clean copy. View more info

How Was It For You?

By: Lipman, Maureen

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Futura: 1987

Seller ID: 9448

ISBN: 0708831338

Condition: Good

208pp, softback covers. B + w photographs. Original owner's initial to inner cover, corner neatly removed to title page, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Hilarious theatrical stories. View more info

Mistress of Charlecote

By: Lucy, Mary Elizabeth and Fairfax-Lucy, Alice

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Gollancz: 1987

Seller ID: 9891

ISBN: 0575036931

Condition: Very Good

182pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A couple of light creases to covers, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. 1860s autobiography - the author became mistress of Charlecote Old Hall in 1823 View more info

My Life and Times Octave Two 1891 - 1900

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7786

Condition: Very Good

327pp, blue cloth covered boards. B + w photographs. College library stamps on the flyleaf and the British Library stamp on the title page, otherwise a clean copy. The author's autobiography from 8 to 18 years. View more info