Category: Biography and Autobiography


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Gorbals voices, siren songs.

By: ;GLASSER Ralph:

Price: £2.90

Publisher: House of Stratus 2001:

Seller ID: 23784

Paperback ISBN 0755110013 Looks little read apart from slightly creased covers. A clean and tight copy. Wt 0.3 Kg Very Good View more info

The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography.

By: ADAMS Henry (CABOT LODGE Henry (Ed)):

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Boston. Houghton Mifflin. 1918.:

Seller ID: 13138

Hardback. 1st. public Ed. Rubbed & slightly worn dark blue cloth with blind-stamped illus. to Front cover, gilt Front cover & spine titles. Some wear to spine-ends & tips. Pencil message on front end paper. Top edge gilt. 9.8" x 7.2". x pp. + 517 pp. inc. index. Wt: 1.25 Kg. Good. View more info

Only One Year.

By: ALLILUYEVA Svetlana:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London. Hutchinson. 1969.:

Seller ID: 19548

Hardback. 1st Ed. Rubbed & worn grey cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped dustwrapper with creases, tape repairs & several tears to edges. Owner name to Ffep. 8.6" x 5.6". 415 pp. Wt: 0.75 Kg. Good (Poor) View more info

St. Andrews and Elsewhere: Glimpses of Some Gone and of Things Left

By: Andrew Kennedy Hutchinson Boyd:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. 1894:

Seller ID: 24621

Hardback Marked and rubbed covers with slightly faded spine. Hinges are cracked and loose. Previous owner's details on front end paper. 384 pages plus catalogue. This is a heavy book Wt 1.1 Kg Good View more info

Earl Spencer, Saint or Sinner?: a Biography

By: BARBER, Richard:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Isis Large Print Books 1999:

Seller ID: 11465

Hardback ISBN 0753150875 Illustrated laminated covers. Earl Spencer - Saint or Sinner? The author follows him through his life of glamour and power, weakness and loneliness and reveals a very human figure. 280 pages 9.5" x 6.5" Wt 0.7 Kg Fine View more info

William Cobbett.


Price: £2.90

Publisher: London. Penguin. 1949.:

Seller ID: 10446

Paperback. 1st. Imp. No. 680. Sl. chipped covers. Browned page edges. 192 pp. inc. index. Wt: 0.2 Kg. Good. View more info

Thomas Becket.

By: BARLOW Frank:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London. Folio Society. 2002.:

Seller ID: 12271

Hardback in slip-case. 9.4" x 6.4". xvi pp. + 366 pp. inc. index. Illus: Frontis. + 16 pp. Col & B/W plates. Wt: 1.2 Kg. Fine (Very Good) View more info

General Gordon - the christian soldier and hero.


Price: £8.00

Publisher: London. S.W. Partridge. No Date. c. 1908/9.:

Seller ID: 5436

Hardback. 7.5" x 5.2". 160 pp. + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue. Illus., worn & rubbed turquoise covers. Wear to spine-ends & tips. B/W frontis. Foxed endpapers. Presentation bookplate inside Fr. cover. Wt: 0.7 Kg. Good. View more info

The Che Handbook.

By: BARRIO Hilda & JENKINS Gareth:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. MQ Publications. 2003.:

Seller ID: 22352

Hardback. ISBN 1840725028 1st Ed. Pictorial boards in unclipped, matching D/W. 7" x 5.5". 432 pp. inc. index. Illus: Col. & B/W photos throughout. Life line biography to endpapers. Wt: 0.9 Kg. Fine (Fine) View more info

Mainly on the Air.


Price: £5.50

Publisher: Heinemann. 1946:

Seller ID: 1272

Hardback. First edition 7.9" x 5.3". 132pp. 6 broadcasts & 6 "other things". Worn, marked & sl. bumped orange cloth. Inscribed Fep. Good View more info

So perish the roses: a novel of the life of Charles Lamb

By: BELL Neil:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Collins. 1940:

Seller ID: 4502

Hardback. First edition Worn covers heavily waterstained on back of cover. Page edges foxed. Wt 0.6Kg Good - View more info

Memoir of Thomas Bewick written by himself

By: BEWICK Thomas WEEKLEY Montague (editor):

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cresset Press 1961:

Seller ID: 13260

Hardback Covers softened at spine ends and corners Bookplate on front end paper. Dustwrapper is worn at edges and stained. Wt 0.6 Kg Good (Poor) View more info

The Golden Needle: the biography of Frederick Stewart (1836-1889). A biography of the first Headmaster of the Central School in Hong Kong.

By: BICKLEY Gillian:

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Lam Institute 1997:

Seller ID: 6533

Paperback. ISBN 9628027085 Illus. Wt 0.6 Kg Fine View more info

Daisy Bates in the Desert: an account of her life with the Aborigines in South Australai.


Price: £2.90

Publisher: Minerva 1995:

Seller ID: 10487

Paperback A clean and tight copy with a tiny amount of wear at edges. Wt 0.35 Kg Very Good View more info

Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass.

By: BLIXEN, Karen:

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin 1984 7th. Imp.:

Seller ID: 645

Paperback. ISBN 0140085335 Sl. creased & chipped covers. 7.7" x 5 Good View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson.

By: BOSWELL James:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Navarre Society. 1924.:

Seller ID: 9916

Hardback. 3. vols. 1st. Imp. The first edition, 1791, reprinted verbatim with the appendix, "the principal corrections and additions," 1793, and illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings, fifty half-tone plates, and a facsimile autograph letter. Preface by Clement K. Shorter. Uniform set with uniform wear. Burgundy cloth with gilt illus. of Johnson to centre Fr. cover & gilt borders to Fr. cover. Gilt spine titles. Top edges gilt. Minor wear to spine-ends & some bumping to tips. 9.1" x 6.1". 1. xxii pp. + 434 pp. 2. viii pp. + 480 pp. 3. viii pp. + 578 pp. i... View more info

Down All the Days.

By: BROWN Christy:

Price: £2.90

Publisher: London. Pan. 1972.:

Seller ID: 11722

Paperback. ISBN 0 330 02665 8. 2nd. Imp. Slightly creased covers. Browned page edges. 255 pp. Wt: 0.25 Kg. Good. View more info

The Way of My World.

By: BROWN Ivor:

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London. Collins. 1954.:

Seller ID: 12106

Hardback. 1st. Ed. Rubbed green cloth with gilt spine titles in worn & rubbed unclipped Dustwrapper with small tears to edges. Owner inscribed Ffep. 8.4" x 5.8". 319 pp. inc. index. B/W plate Frontis. Wt: 0.6 Kg. Good (Good). View more info

More of Them Days

By: BROWN Henry:

Price: £2.90

Publisher: H.S.B. 1990:

Seller ID: 20522

Paperback ISBN 095134501X First edition. Covers are slightly creased. Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrated. Wt 0.3 Kg Good View more info

My Scottish Youth.


Price: £6.00

Publisher: London. Putnam. 1937.:

Seller ID: 11995

Hardback. 1st. Ed. Rubbed blue cloth with gilt spine titles in worn, rubbed & torn, unclipped D/W with sm. pieces missing to spine-ends. In clearview protected wrapper. Map illus. endpapers are foxed, as are page edges. 9" x 6". viii pp. + 372 pp. inc. index. Wt: 1.0 Kg. Good (Good -). View more info