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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

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
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

Signed by Brian Sewell
Brian Sewell
Quartet Books, London, 2012
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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

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

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

Ring of Bright Water

Gavin Maxwell and his otter
Gavin Maxwell
Longmans, London, 1960
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Mother Country

Real Stories of the Windrush Children
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, editor
Headline, London, 2018
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Mistress of Udolpho

The Life of Ann Radcliffe
Rictor Norton
Leicester University Press, London, 1999
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Hammarskjold, A Life

Roger Lipsey's biography of Dag Hammarskjöld
Roger Lipsey
University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2013
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

L T C Rolt's definitive biography
L T C Rolt
Longmans, London, 1960
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | 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
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | 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

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

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