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Recollections of a Humourist : Grave and Gay

By: a'Beckett, William W.

Price: $63.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1907

Seller ID: 15100204

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


417 pages. Small tear at base of spine. Covers have substantial rubbing/wear. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned and reasonably foxed. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 15100204. Hardcover View more info

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Surgeon's Journey

By: Abraham, J. Johnston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Heinemann: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06120495

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


439 pages. Wear to faces of boards. Minor chipping to edges of dust jacket. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's name in ink. Edges foxed. A surgeon's life is full of drama and incident, but there can be few who have had such a varied career and such diverse interests as J. Johnston Abraham. Not only did he travel the long road from a Ulster town to Harley Street, but he is also well-known as an author, historian, medical journalist and publisher - much of his lat... View more info

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La Stupenda, a Biography of Joan Sutherland

By: Adams, Brian

Price: $93.00

Publisher: Australia, Hutchinson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Subject

Seller ID: 09060471

ISBN: 0091374103

Condition: Near Fine


329 pages. Inscribed and signed by Joan Sutherland. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Signed by Subject. ISBN: 0091374103. ISBN/EAN: 9780091374105. Inventory No: 09060471. Hardcover View more info

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Robert Pattinson: Eternally Yours : An Unauthoized Biography

By: Adams, Isabelle

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Harper & Row: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18030197

ISBN: 0061765538

Condition: Very Good


180 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Here's everything you need to know about gorgeous Robert Pattinson. From his early days in amateur theater...to landing the role of Cedric Diggory in "Harry Potter" and the "Goblet of Fire"...to the amazing moment he found out he would play Edward Cullen in the movie of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight!&... View more info

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The Day Gone By : An Autobiography

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hutchinson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15040227

ISBN: 0091739675

Condition: Fine


398 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has light creasing. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. The memoirs of Richard Adams, the author of "Watership Down", recreate his childhood in Berkshire during the mid-1920s. They cover his family, his schooldays at Bradfield College and his time spent at Oxford before he was called up in July 1940. They depict a society that disappeared after the war. ... View more info

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Ego 8 : Continuing the Autobiography of James Agate

By: Agate, James

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1948

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12010075

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


269 pages. Minor edgewear to boards. Lightly tanned pages. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 12010075. Hardcover View more info

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Thanks Johnners : An Affectionate Tribute to a Broadcasting Legend

By: Agnew, Jonathan

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Collins: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15110187

ISBN: 0007343086

Condition: Near Fine


244 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are lightly tanned. Perfect for cricket fans everywhere, Thanks Johnners is a warm and witty tribute to Brian Johnston and his time at the helm of Test Match Special. The Test Match Special on-air incident, in which Jonathan Agnew's comment on Ian Botham's attempt to avoid stepping on his stumps - "He just couldn't quite get his leg over" p... View more info

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Tuesdays with Morrie : An Old Man, a Young Man and Lifes Greatest Lesson

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rydalmere, N.S.W., Hachette: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18050048

ISBN: 0733609554

Condition: Fine


192 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years a... View more info

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Gertrude Lawrence as Mrs A

By: Aldrich, Richard Stoddard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Odhams Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17060213

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


This is the first UK edition. 351 pages. Covers have slight soiling. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and moderate chips and/or tears. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 17060213. Hardcover View more info

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Who's Who In Australia 1941

By: Alexander, Joseph A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Herald and Weekly Times: 1941

Edition: 11th edition

Seller ID: 15100096

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


748 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have moderate wear. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Incorporating John's Notable Australians, including an Australian register of titled persons and companionage, and being a record of the careers of prominent and representative people serving Australia within or beyond the Commonwealth. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 15100096. Hardcover View more info

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Boulevard of Broken Dreams : The Life, Times, and Legend of James Dean

By: Alexander, Paul

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17030221

ISBN: 0670849510

Condition: Near Fine


314 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Remainder mark on page edges. This is the first biography of James Dean to look beyond the Hollywood-manufactured cliche to the volatile polarities, conflicted sexuality, and childhood trauma of the person himself. James Dean's legendary status as a Hollywood icon is reconsidered in Boulevard of Broken Dreams, which explores the process by whi... View more info

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My Years With Pavlova

By: Algeranoff, H.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1957

Seller ID: 12102438

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


220 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Page edges foxed. Spine is faded. Wear to boards. Wear to boards and spine. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 12102438. Hardcover View more info

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Daddy's Girl : A Memoir

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Wyndham: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12010062

ISBN: 0671610244

Condition: Near Fine


255 pages. Dust jacket has 3cm closed tear along spine and a 3cm tear on rear flap fold. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Charlotte Vale Allen grew up in the thrall of an incestuous relationship with her father that began when the author was seven years old and did not end until she was seventeen. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0671610244. ISBN/EAN: 9780671610241. Inventory No: 12010062. Hardcover View more info

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Jim: The Life of E.W. Swanton

By: Allen, David Rayvern

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Aurum Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08040842

ISBN: 1854109006

Condition: As New


353 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. The death of E.W. Swanton in January 2000, at the age of 92, brought to an end a remarkable life that spanned, and in many ways summed up, almost the whole of the 20th century. He was best known as the doyen of cricket correspondents, reporting for the Daily Telegraph, editing "The Cricketer" magazine, summarising the day's play for "Test Match Special" in his mellifluous baritone, and publishing over 20... View more info

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How to Lose Your Ass and Regain Your Life

By: Alley, Kirstie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Rodale: 2005

Seller ID: 09010032

ISBN: 1405087951

Condition: Very Good


185 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Kirstie Alley captured our hearts on screen and now she is poised to do it again in print as she laughingly explores our obsession with fat, food, love, sex, beauty and weight loss. Quantity Available: 25. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1405087951. ISBN/EAN: 9781405087957. Inventory No: 09010032. Paper... View more info

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Letters to a Friend

By: Alliluyeva, Svetlana

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15020012

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


256 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. . Gift inscription in ink. A unique view of twentieth century Russia by the daughter of Stalin as she grew up in the Kremlin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. Inventory No: 15020012. Hardcover View more info

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Letters to a Friend

By: Alliluyeva, Svetlana

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17060199

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


256 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have moderate wear. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are lightly tanned. Gift inscription in ink. A unique view of twentieth century Russia by the daughter of Stalin as she grew up in the Kremlin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. Inventory No: 17060199. Hardcover View more info

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The Barrymores

By: Alpert, Hollis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17040325

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair


This is the first UK edition. 397 pages. Spine working loose but still intact. Several surface tears to cloth on boards. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Edges of boards have moderate edgewear and corners are moderately bumped. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 17040325. Hardcover View more info

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Out of Iraq

By: Alsamari, Lewis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bantam Press: 2007

Seller ID: 09030076

ISBN: 0593058240

Condition: As New


305 pages. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Aged 17, Lewis Alsamari was conscripted into the Iraqi army. Things went from bad to worse once his superiors discovered his ability to speak English, and Lewis was selected for Saddam's elite, top secret intelligence service, an offer he literally could not refuse. This left him with only one option - to escape from his na... View more info

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Beckett

By: Alvarez, A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Collins: 1973

Seller ID: 17080372

ISBN: 0006333192

Condition: Good


144 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are considerably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0006333192. ISBN/EAN: 9780006333197. Inventory No: 17080372. Paperback View more info