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Rose and Crown

The fifth volume of Sean O'Casey's autobiography
Sean O'Casey
Macmillan, London, 1952
£10.00
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Child of the Hurricane

The autobiography of Katharine Susannah Prichard
Katharine Susannah Prichard
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1963
£40.00
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Instead of a Book, Letters to a Friend (Signed copy)

Signed by Diana Athill
Diana Athill
Granta, London, 2011
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

An Irishman in Malaya, John Lowe Woods

A memoir of a civilian barrister interned by the Japanese in the Second World War
D E Moreton
Volturna Press, Hythe, 1977
£30.00
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Rimbaud in Ethiopia

A study of the French poet's time in East Africa
Duncan Forbes
Volturna Press, Hythe, 1979
£15.00
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Le Manuscrit de Ma Mere

Alphonse de Lamartine's editing of his mother's diary in a half-vellum binding
Alphonse De Lamartine
Libraire Hachette, Paris, 1886
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Dornford Yates, A Biography

A biography of the Berry & Co author
A J Smithers
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1982
£10.00
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Leave the Letters Till We're Dead

The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1936–1941
Virginia Woolf, edited by Nigel Nicolson, and assistant editor Joanne Trautmann
The Hogarth Press, London, 1980
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The Bonhoeffers; Portrait of a Family (Signed copy)

Signed by Sabine Leibholz-Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's twin sister
Sabine Leibholz-Bonhoeffer
St Martin's Press, New York, 1972
£40.00
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Do No Harm (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Henry Marsh
Henry Marsh
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2014
£30.00
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Tributes to Robin Tanner, 1904–1988

Published by the Robin Tanner Library Appeal
Christopher Frayling. Francis Greenacre, Ormerod Greenwood, Tom John, Barbara Robertson, Barkey Roscoe, and Andrew Sparkes
The Robin Tanner Library Appeal, Bath, 1990
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Autobiography of Thomas Whythorne

1961 printing of one of the earliest autobiographies in English (1576)
James M Osborn
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1961
£15.00
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Edward Carpenter

A Life of Liberty and Love
Sheila Rowbotham
Verso, London, 2008
£15.00
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Complete)

The full eleven volume set, including companion and index.
Samuel Pepys, edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews. Contributing editors: William A Armstrong, Macdonald Emslie, Oliver Millar, and the late T F Reddaway
Bell & Hyman, London, 1978
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My Belief

Hermann Hesse's essays on Life and Art
Hermann Hesse, edited, and with an introduction, by Theodore Ziolkowski. Translated by Denver Lindley, with two essays translated by Ralph Manheim
Jonathan Cape, London, 1976
On Hold
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Autobiographical Writings

Hermann Hesse's reflections on his life
Hermann Hesse, edited, and with an introduction, by Theodore Ziolkowski. Translated by Denver Lindley
Jonathan Cape, London, 1973
£20.00
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John Flamsteed

The First Astronomer Royal at Greenwich
John L Birks
Avon Books, London, 1999
£40.00
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Spanish Mountain Life

Juliette de Baïracli Levy life in the Sierra Nevada
Juliette de Bairacli Levy
Faber & Faber, London, 1955
£40.00
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The Shabby Paradise (Signed copy)

Signed by Eileen Baillie, her memoir of childhood in London's East End in the 1900s
Eileen Baillie, decorations by Dick Hart
Readers Union, London, 1959
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

Maxwell's Ghost

An Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell's Camusfearna
Richard Frere
Victor Gollancz, London, 1976
£10.00
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Art and Its Discontents

The Early Life of Adrian Stokes
Richard Read
Ashgate, London, 2002
£25.00
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The Mulberry Tree

Writings of Elizabeth Bowen
Elizabeth Bowen, edited by Hermione Lee
Virago, London, 1986
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King Lear in Brooklyn (Signed copy)

Signed by Michael Pennington
Michael Pennington
Oberon Books, London, 2016
£20.00
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Memory Maps (Signed copy)

Signed by Lisa St Aubin de Teran
Lisa St Aubin de Teran
Virago, London, 2002
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The Moon's a Balloon

The Folio Society edition of David Niven's memoir
David Niven
The Folio Society, London, 2009
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First thus | Slipcase

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