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50 Years Gardening at Harewood

By: -

Price: £2.00

Publisher: EP Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15718

ISBN: 0715812505

Condition: Very Good


133pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A light crease to the bottom corner of the first few pages, otherwise internally clean and tight. Life at Harewood House in Yorkshire, the home of Princess Mary, where the author and his father were both Head Gardeners. View more info

Ego 9

By: Agate, James

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Harrap: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5959

Condition: Very Good


352pp, blue cloth covered boards, sun darkened to edges and spine. B + w photographs - Lillian Gish, Fernandel etc. A few light spots of foxing to flyleaves, otherwise clean. Theatre life - The concluding volume of autobiography, from 1946. View more info

Years of Childhoods

By: Aksakoff, Serghei

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1951

Seller ID: 13321

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 446pp, blue cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Translated by J D Duff. An autobiograpphy of childhood in Russia, to the age of 10. View more info

A Passage to Africa

By: Alagiah, George

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Timewarner: 2002

Seller ID: 12616

ISBN: 0751532142

Condition: Fine


292pp, illustrated softback covers with one light crease to spine. B + w photographs. A clean, tight copy. Personal testimony and political insight from the BBC's Africa correspondent. View more info

A Passage to Africa

By: Alagiah, George

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Timewarner: 2002

Seller ID: 14044

ISBN: 0751532142

Condition: Very Good


292pp, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. B + w photographs.Internally clean, tight and Near Fine. Personal testimony and political insight from the BBC's Africa correspondent. View more info

The Autobiography of Joseph Arch

By: Arch Joseph and O'Leary, John Gerard (ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macgibbon & Kee: 1966

Seller ID: 16034

Condition: Very Good


Preface by Frances Countess of Warwick. 147pp, complete dustjacket, a little darkened with age. Frontispiece portrait. A couple of small light spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise a clean copy. The autobiography of the farm worker who became one of the key figures in Trade Unionism and later became an MP. View more info

The Autobiography Of Margot Asquith

By: Asquith, Margot

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Eyre: 1962

Seller ID: 2313

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of one-volume edition.Introduction by Mark Bonham-Carter. 342pp, complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. Ex reference library, so stamps on title page and pocket on inner board, otherwise very clean. View more info

The Autobiography of Margot Asquith Volume One

By: Asquith, Margot

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1937

Seller ID: 8059

Condition: Good


251pp, the edges browned with age. Blue and white covers, with loss to the top of the spine. Internally clean. Covers the years 1864 to 1895. View more info

Autobiography of An English Soldier In The United States Army

By: Ballentine, George

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lakeside Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7013

Condition: As New


1st in this attractive edition, edited by William H Goetzmann. 354pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. Autobiography of a scotsman who failed to find work in the US as a weaver and enlisted as a soldier in the Mexican War of 1846, under General Winfield Scott. View more info

The Autobiography of Samuel Bamford Early Days Together with An Account of The Arrest Etc.

By: Bamford, Samuel and Chaloner, W H

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Frank Cass: 1967

Seller ID: 15984

Condition: Fine


New Edition. Editied and with an Introduction by W H Chaloner. 363pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece portrait. A very clean copy. The first volume of the autobiography of the 19th century Radical. View more info

The Sea For Breakfast

By: Beckwith, Lilian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1971

Seller ID: 11153

ISBN: 0090641507

Condition: Fine


192pp, complete illustrated dustjacket, withone closed tear to the top edge. B + w illustrations. One tiny mark to the foredge, otherwise internally very clean. A delightful account of crofting life in the Hebrides. View more info

Dare to be a Daniel Then and Now

By: Benn, Tony

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12037

ISBN: 009179999

Condition: Fine


278pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Autobiography - the childhood of the rebel Labour politician. View more info

As We Were A Victorian Peep Show

By: Benson, E F

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15116

Condition: Good


A heavy book of 355pp, with red cloth covered boards, a little worn to ends of spine. Ex library - label to inner board and a couple of stamps, otherwise generally clean and a good 'reading copy' of the author's stories of family life and the important people of the victorian age. View more info

The Biggest Aspidistra In The World

By: Black, Peter

Price: £4.00

Publisher: BBC: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1196

ISBN: 0563121548

Condition: Very Good


2443 pp, green boards, dustjacket in protective plastic wrappers. Library stamp to flyleaf and reverse of title page, otherwise clean. 50 years at the BBC View more info

Reflections Of A Country Magistrate

By: Blackmore, Stanley

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Saracen: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3620

ISBN: 0951394606

Condition: Fine


236pp and addenda. Green boards with gilt title. Includes a book review from the Law Society Gazette. The author was a JP in Wiltshire for 27 years. View more info

A Boy in the Peninsular War The Services Adventures and Experiences of Robert Blakeney Subaltern in the 28th Regiment

By: Blakeney, Robert and Sturgis, Julian (editor)

Price: £34.50

Publisher: John Murray: 1899

Seller ID: 14187

Condition: Very Good


Second impression. 382pp, hand cut edges. Red cloth covered boards with gilt regimental crest, faded to front edge and with a little wear to edges. Lacks the fold-out map. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A first hand account of the war against Napoleon. View more info

The Life of Sr Thomas Bodley The Honourable Founder of The Publique Library in the University of Oxford Written By Himselfe

By: Bodley, Thomas

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Bodleian Library: 1111

Seller ID: 15705

ISBN: 090017787X

Condition: As New


16pp, blue softback covers with a portrait of the author. A very clean, tight copy. A facsimile reproduction of the autobiography of the Tudor benefactor, printed by the Bodleian Library. View more info

Cue Frank!

By: Bough, Frank

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Queen Anne: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3586

ISBN: 0362005192

Condition: Very Good


191pp. Complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. One small scrape mark on inner board where small ownership label removed, otherwise very clean and Near Fine. 15 years as a TV sport presenter. View more info

Encounters With Nature

By: Brown, Leslie

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1495

ISBN: 0192176730

Condition: As New


194 pp, blue boards, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations by Doris Tischler. Very clean.. Stories of life as a naturalist. View more info

Children Of Ol' Man River

By: Bryant, Billy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Lakeside: 1988

Seller ID: 2334

Condition: As New


Edited by Martin Ridge. 360pp. Brown boards, gilt top edge. Map and photographs. New - still sealed in its protective wrapper. The autobiography of a Showboat trouper. View more info