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Freya Stark's Autobiography in four volumes

Traveller's Prelude, Beyond Euphrates 1928–1933, The Coast of Incense 1933–1939, and Dust in the Lion's Paw 1939–1946
Freya Stark
John Murray, London, 1950
£120.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

Bears in the Caviar

Charles Thayer's lighthearted account of US/USSR diplomatic relations
Charles Thayer
Michael Joseph, London, 1952
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Beeton Story

Nancy Spain's biography of Isabella and Samuel Beeton
Nancy Spain
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1956
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Holmes and Watson, A Miscellany

The first study of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson
S C Roberts, dustwrapper by Lynton Lamb
Oxford University Press, London, 1953
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

My Guru and His Disciple

From the libary of, and signed by, Swami Vidyatmananda, Isherwood's friend and spiritual inspiration
Christopher Isherwood
Eyre Methuen, London, 1980
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

Christopher Isherwood, Diaries. Vol 1: 1939–1960 (Signed copy)

Signed by the editor to Swami Vidyatmananda, Isherwood's friend and spiritual inspiration
Christopher Isherwood, edited and introduced by Katherine Bucknell
Methuen, London, 1996
£60.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

A Member of the RAF of Indeterminate Race

The Wartime Memoirs of a Former RAF Navigator and POW
Cy Grant
Woodfield, Bognor Regis, 2006
£18.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Memoir of Walter Venning

A prison reformer, in a custom made box from Wormword Scrubs in 1975
Richard Knill, with a preface by Robert Winter, D.D.
R & A Arch, London, 1822
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Slipcase

A Sparrow's Flight (Signed copy)

Signed by Lord Hailsham with the programme for the Foyles Luncheon to launch the book
Lord Hailsham
Collins, London, 1990
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson (Signed copy)

Both volumes signed and dedicated by Peninsular War officer and military historian W F P Napier
Lucy Hutchinson, and Julius Hutchinson
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1822
£120.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound

The Book of Syn

Russell Thorndike, Dr Syn and the Romney Marsh
Keith Swallow
Edgerton Publishing Services, Pett, East Sussex, 2013
£12.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Melton Mowbray and Other Memories

The autobiography of Moreton Frewen, financial writer, MP and traveller
Moreton Frewen
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1924
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Enigma

The Life of Knut Hamsun
Robert Ferguson
Hutchinson, London, 1987
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Chelsea Concerto

Frances Faviell's memoir of the Blitz
Frances Faviell
Cassell, London, 1959
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Outsider II, Always Almost: Never Quite (Signed copy)

Signed by Brian Sewell
Brian Sewell
Quartet Books, London, 2012
Sold
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Free at Last! (Signed copy)

Signed by Tony Benn, his diaries 1991–2001
Tony Benn, edited by Ruth Winstone
Hutchinson, London, 2002
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Rupert Brooke, The Splendour and the Pain (Signed copy)

Signed by John Frayn Turner
John Frayn Turner
Breese Books, London, 1992
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Shelley's Venomed Melody

A contraversial study of Percy Bysshe Shelley's possible relationship with venereal disease
Nora Crook, and Derek Guiton
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1986
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Life of Charles Dickens

1905, in two volumes
Percy Fitzgerald
Chatto & Windus, London, 1905
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Brief Life of the Brontes

Published on the centenary of Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre & Agnes Grey
Royston Millmore
W R Millmore, Bradford, 1947
On Hold
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

In Cold Blood

A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
Truman Capote, introduction by Rupert Thomson
The Folio Society, London, 2011
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First thus

Emergency Exit

Ignazio Silone describes his shifts from Socialism to Communism to Christianity.
Ignazio Silone
Victor Gollancz, London, 1969
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Sir Vidia's Shadow (Signed copy)

Signed by Paul Theroux, his friendship with V S Naipaul
Paul Theroux
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1998
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Jules Verne, A Biography

The first UK biography of the great writer
Kenneth Allott
The Cresset Press, London, 1940
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Whatshisname

The Life and Death of Charles Hawtrey
Wes Butters
Tomahawk Press, Sheffield, 2010
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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