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An Affair Of The Heart

By: Powell, Dilys

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Hodder: 1963

Seller ID: 6025

Condition: Very Good


280pp, priceclipped dustjacket, a little faded to spine. Endpaper maps. Name rubbed out to inner board, under dustjacket, otherwise very clean. The story of the author's relationship with the Greek village of Perachora, where her husband Humphry Payne excavated the archaic temple - one of Bruce Chatwin's favourite books. View more info

Something Understood An Autobiography

By: Priestland, Gerald

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Deutsch: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5607

ISBN: 0233975004

Condition: Fine


287pp, dustjacket with photograph of the author., b + w photographs.The autobiography of the BBC foreign correspondent - his battle with depression, meetings with Louis MacNeice, Isaiah Berlin etc. View more info

Margin Released A Writer's Reminiscences and Reflections

By: Priestley, J B

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6271

Condition: Very Good


231pp, complete dustjacket is a little rubbed to the ends of the spine. A couple of very light foxmarks to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. Autobiography -from his early working life in Bradford, WWI, and a writer's life. View more info

Hell Among The Yearlings

By: Randolph, Edmund

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2261

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition. 406pp, brown cloth boards, gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. B + w photographs. Autobiography of life on a ranch in the American West. View more info

Hell Among The Yearlings

By: Randolph, Edmund

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1978

Seller ID: 8092

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition. 406pp, brown cloth boards, gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. B + w photographs. Autobiography of life on a ranch in the American West. View more info

Living With The Laird A Love Affair with a Man and his Mansion

By: Rathbone, Belinda

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2007

Seller ID: 13328

ISBN: 0007246218

Condition: Fine


306pp and extra features. Illustrated softback covers. B + w and colour illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. The personal story of an american wife trying to restore a crunbling Scottish mansion. View more info

Still Me

By: Reeve, Christopher

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Arrow: 1999

Seller ID: 7918

ISBN: 0099257289

Condition: Very Good


328pp. B + w photographs. A couple of light creases to the spine, otherwise a very clean Near Fine copy of the autobiography of the actor who fought against disability after an accident. View more info

My Lively Lady

By: Rose, Sir Alec

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Nautical Publishing: 1968

Seller ID: 7622

ISBN: 0245595651

Condition: Very Good


2nd impression.193pp, colour and b + w phootgraphs. The autobiography of the famous yachtsman. View more info

Secret Life An Autobiography

By: Ryan, Michael

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 1996

Seller ID: 11381

ISBN: 0747525455

Condition: Fine


356pp, illustrated softback covers, A very clean, tight copy. 'The Memoir of a Sex Addict'. View more info

On The Edge of the Primeval Forest The Experiences and Observations of a Doctor in French Equatorial Africa.

By: Schweitzer, Albert

Price: £4.00

Publisher: A & C Black: 1954

Seller ID: 13487

Condition: Very Good


128pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to ends of spine. Frontispiece illustration. Two tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise a very clean copy. Schweitzer's account of his calling, and the growth of his leper hospital in Africa. View more info

The Logbook of the Captain's Clerk Adventures in the China Seas

By: Sewall, John S

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1995

Seller ID: 7007

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by Arthur Power Dudden. 291pp, 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. The autobiography of a member of the company of USS Saratoga, part of Commodore Perry's squadron on his expedition to open up Japan. View more info

Bernard Shaw & Mrs Patrick Campbell Their Correspondence.

By: Shaw, Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122

Condition: Very Good


339 pp, red boards, a little faded to spine. Internally clean and VG. Edited by Alan Dent. View more info

Manchester United Ruined My Life

By: Shindler, Colin

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Headline: 1999

Seller ID: 11807

ISBN: 0747259836

Condition: Very Good


310pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. A clean, tight, Near Fine copy. The autobiography of a sports fan. View more info

Memoirs

By: Sieff, Israel

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Weidenfeld: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8466

ISBN: 0297002341

Condition: Very Good


214pp. Dustjacket with closed tears to edges. B + w photographs. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Marks & Spencer, Chaim Weizmann, Balfour etc. View more info

Days From A Different World A Memoir of Childhood

By: Simpson, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14035

ISBN: 1405050047

Condition: Fine


413pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The foreign correspondent's memoir of his family background, and growing up in Croydon after the Second World War. View more info

Halfway to Heaven

By: Sinclair, Max and Armitage, Carolyn

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1984

Seller ID: 11309

ISBN: 0340263369

Condition: Very Good


188pp, softback covers with a photograph of the author, one light ring mark to front. Flyleaf neatly removed, a couple of light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean, tight copy. How faith helped Max to recover from a terrible car accident View more info

Taken Care Of

By: Sitwell, Edith

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Reader's Union: 1966

Seller ID: 1175

Condition: Fine


192 pp, green boards, dustjacket with a little edgewear. B + w photographs. The autobiography of the poetess, completed shortly before her death. Internally very clean. View more info

The Scarlet Tree

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1947

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6130

Condition: Very Good


334pp,grey cloth covered boards with red leather label. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise clean. The second volume of Left hand, Right Hand! - the author's autobiography. View more info

Left Hand Right Hand!

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6158

Condition: Fine


280pp, grey cloth covered boards with red leather label. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. An autobiography - life at Renishaw and in artistic London. View more info

Great Morning

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1949

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6160

Condition: Fine


324pp, grey cloth covered boards with red leather label. B + w illustrations including Montegufoni by John Piper. A clean copy. The 3rd volume of autobiography. Life at Renishaw, in Italy and in artistic London. View more info