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The Books in My Life

Henry Miller's formative reading...
Henry Miller
Peter Owen, London, 1952
£18.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

We Followed Our Stars (Signed copy)

Signed by Ida Cook, the romantic novelist who helped rescue 29 Jews from Nazi Germany
Ida Cook, also known as Mary Burchell
Mills & Boon, Toronto, 1976
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

Napoleon the Great

First hardback printing of Andrew Roberts' immense biography
Andrew Roberts
Allen Lane, London, 2014
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Lost Splendour

A memoir of the Russian nobelman who killed Rasputin
Prince Felix Youssoupoff, translated by Ann Green and Nicolas Katkoff
Jonathan Cape, London, 1953
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

L T C Rolt's definitive biography
L T C Rolt
Longmans, London, 1960
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Landscape with Canals

The second volume of L T C Rolt's autobiography
L T C Rolt
Allen Lane, London, 1977
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Churchill's Bodyguard (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Edmund Murray, with typed letter concerning Maria Callas recordings
Edmund Murray
Star Books, London, 1988
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First thus

Idle Women

A WW2 memoir of boatwomen on the Inland Waterways
Susan Woolfitt
Ernest Benn, London, 1947
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Maidens' Trip

Emma Smith wartime memoir of working on the Grand Union Canal
Emma Smith, dustwrapper by Evadne Rowan
MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1949
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

India Seen Afar (Signed copy)

Signed with a warm inscription by Kathleen Raine
Kathleen Raine
Green Books, Bideford, 1990
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Margaret Bondfield

Mary Agnes Hamilton's biography of her fellow Labour politician
Mary Agnes Hamilton, (Iconoclast)
Leonard Parsons, London, 1924
£100.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Chokey (Signed copy)

A memoir of prison life, signed by the magistrate who sent the author down...
"Red Collar Man", with an introduction by Compton Mackenzie
Victor Gollancz, London, 1937
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Life of William Ewart Gladstone

Complete in three volumes
John Morley
Macmillan, London, 1911
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

First Childhood

Lord Berners' first volume of autobiography
Lord Berners, (Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners), with a frontispiece by Rex Whistler
Constable, London, 1934
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Sweepings of an Old Broom

The autobiography of Clara K Broome, with travels and adventures in USA, Australia, India, Panama, Malta etc
Clara Kathleen Broome, but published anonymously
The Favil Press, London, 1936
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Art of Seeing

Aldous Huxley's account of his use of the Bates method for his eyesight
Aldous Huxley
Chatto & Windus, London, 1977
On Hold
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Reminiscences of Jock Thirlestane

Yokel and Detective at Musselburgh Races in Days Gone Bye (c1890)
W Russell
Thomas Adams and Sons, Edinburgh, 1890
£80.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Peterman

Memoirs of a Safe-breaker
Shifty Burke
Arthur Barker, London, 1966
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Seeing Things, An Autobiography (Signed copy)

Signed by Oliver Postgate
Oliver Postgate
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 2000
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Touch of Earth (Signed copy)

Signed by Janina David, her second volume of wartime autobiography
Janina David
Hutchinson, London, 1966
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Pack My Bag, A Self-Portrait

Henry Green's autobiography written at the age of 35...
Henry Green
The Hogarth Press, London, 1952
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Instead of a Letter

The remarkable Diana Athill's autobiography
Diana Athill
The Reprint Society, London, 1965
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

The Days of My Life

The first volume of H Rider Haggard's autobiography
Henry Rider Haggard, edited by C J Longman
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1926
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Origins, A Memoir

A near fine first printing
Amin Maalouf, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 2008
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

In Anger and Pity, a Report on Russia (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Magidoff, an American correspondent deported in the 1940s
Robert Magidoff
Doubleday, New York, 1949
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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