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SCIENCE, CHURCHILL AND ME: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF HERMANN BONDI, MASTER OF CHURCHILL COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE

By: BONDI, Hermann

Price: €45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20067


Octavo, dark blue laminated pictorial boards, ix + 142pp., mono. photo. illustrations. No dustwrapper, text block edges with light foxing, no significant wear. A very good, sound copy. View more info

DALLAS PRATT: A PATCHWORK BIOGRAPHY PIECED TOGETHER, FROM HIS JOURNAL AND OTHER WRITINGS

By: CHAPMAN, Dick

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mark Agent: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19388


Large octavo, cream pictorial wraps, 284pp., mono. and colour illustrations. A fine copy. View more info

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A TALENT FOR ADVENTURE

By: CROFT, Andrew

Price: €45.00

Publisher: Hanley Swan, The S.P.A, Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12957


Large octavo, 286pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Some very minor creasing and edge-wear at unclipped dustwrapper, with little impact on a near-fine copy in clear protective wrap. View more info

ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY: THE NINE LIVES OF CÉCILE

By: DORWARD, Cécile, and DAVIDSON, Ron

Price: €10.00

Publisher: Fremantle, Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15849


Octavo, stiff portrait wraps, 319pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Slight curling at wraps, very minor edge-wear. Owner's small inscription at half-title, but a scarcely-used copy, very good, clean and sound . View more info

MEMOIRS [three volumes]

By: FURNISS, Harry

Price: €60.00

Publisher: Trafford: 2000

Seller ID: 19489


Three volumes, quarto, uniform white pictorial wraps: vol. I (2000) The Flying Game, unpaginated; vol. II (2001) Sea Fever, 163pp; vol. III (2003) Family & Friends, 265pp. Extremely minor wear all round, a near-fine set. Printed on demand titles, but these three are ready to send. View more info

A FISH OUT OF WATER

By: GILLETT, Robin

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Bishop Auckland, The Pentland Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20666


Octavo, ix + 494pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Spine lean, minor soiling at fore-edge and rear endpaper, nothing significant. Still a good, usable copy in very good dustwrapper. View more info

MEMORIALS OF JOHN FLINT SOUTH

By: GITTINGS, Robert (intr.)

Price: €11.50

Publisher: Fontwell, Centaur Press: 1970

Seller ID: 17430


Octavo, mono. portrait fronts., xii + 220pp. Very slight edge spotting, and no remarkable wear. Near-fine in like, unclipped dustwrapper. View more info

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MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes]

By: GOWER, Ronald

Price: €55.00

Publisher: London, Kegan, Paul, Trench, & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 31422


Two volumes, large octavo, rebound in modern red quarter leather, red cloth boards, plain gilt rules and titles; vol. I, engraved portrait fronts., viii + 422pp; vol. II, etched fronts., 384pp., all edges red. Scattered foxing throughout (chiefly marginal), some marginal loss at several leaves, vol. II, either clipped or torn, but without loss of text; a few isolated pencil notes. Bindings clean. A sound, serviceable set. View more info

SCIENTIFIC HUMANIST: AN UNAUTHORISED AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: HOGBEN, Lancelot (ed. Adrian and Anne Hogben)

Price: €10.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Merlin Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 41514


Octavo, xvii + 254pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Pages a little tanned, apparently unused, no remarkable wear. A very good, clean and sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH MUSINGS ON RECENT EVENTS IN INDIA

By: JAWAHARLAL NEHRU

Price: €13.50

Publisher: London, John Lane at the Bodley Head: 1938

Edition: Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 12356


Large octavo, cloth, red title at spine, portrait fronts., xiii + 618pp., full-page photo. illustrations. Edges and endpapers browned, with some scattered foxing, scarcely remarkable. Minimal wear, and a good, sound copy. View more info

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THE MAGIC OF A LINE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LAURA KNIGHT D.B.E., R.A.

By: KNIGHT, Laura

Price: €85.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43020


Large octavo, 343pp., mono. illustrations. Dustwrapper with wear and tear, just a little loss, partially faded and a little soiled; book with edge-foxing, just a little ingress to a few margins. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

FROM DRAGS TO RICHES: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: LA RUE, Danny (with Howard Elson)

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 40506


Octavo, 254pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Pages quite tanned, very slight wear and tear at dustwrapper extremities. A sound, usable copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

BEYOND EAST AND WEST: MEMOIRS, PORTRAITS AND ESSAYS

By: LEACH, Bernard

Price: €30.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36364


Large octavo, illustrated endpapers, 320pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Edges just a little foxed/tanned, and with very slight smudging. Minimal wear. A good, sound copy in very good, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

THE MILK OF PARADISE: DIARIES, 1993-1997

By: LEES-MILNE, James (ed. Michael Bloch)

Price: €18.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39357


Octavo, line portrait fronts., xiii + 319pp. Extremely light edge tanning, minimal wear. A near-fine copy in clipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

AN INDUSTRIAL ODYSSEY: MEMOIRS OF AN ENGINEER AND TEXTILE INDUSTRIALIST IN A CAREER EXTENDING FROM 1936 TO 1995

By: ORMEROD, Allan

Price: €30.00

Publisher: Manchester, The Textile Institute: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 40360


Large octavo, v + 556pp., mono. illustrations. Minimal wear at dustwrapper. Near-fine in like slip-case. View more info

CARIBBEAN LIFE AND CULTURE: A CITIZEN REFLECTS

By: PHILLIPS, Fred

Price: €25.00

Publisher: Kingston, Heinemann Publishers (Caribbean) Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11522


Large octavo, xii + 252pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Some very minor and inextensive smudging, minor spotting at edges. Small strip of discoloration at dustwrapper margin. A very good, sound copy. Signed, inscribed and dated at title, to the author's friend and colleague, Elizabeth. View more info

BEFORE THE BONFIRE

By: RENIER, Olive

Price: €11.50

Publisher: Shipston-on-Stour, P. Drinkwater: 1984

Seller ID: 38809


Square quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, viii + 145pp., untrimmed, mono. illustrations. Edges lightly tanned, negligible smudging at wraps. A very good copy. View more info

THE MISFORTUNATE MARGRAVINE: THE EARLY MEMOIRS OF WILHELMINA MARGRAVINE OF BAYREUTH SISTER OF FREDERICK THE GREAT

By: ROSENTHAL, Norman (ed.)

Price: €12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13622


Octavo, 320pp., mono. illustrations, genealogical table. Dustwrapper with closed marginal tear, and creasing at rear turn-in; no significant defects. A good, sound clean copy. View more info

THE IMPERSONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN ECONOMIST: HOW YOU APPEAR TO ME

By: SMITH, Henry

Price: €12.00

Publisher: Exeter, Henrietta Quinnell: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20426


Large octavo, dark blue pictorial wraps, mono. portrait fronts., xi + 202pp. Very slight wear only, minor smudge at bottom edge. A very good, sound copy. View more info

TAJ MAHAL: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A BLUESMAN

By: TAJ MAHAL, with Stephen Foehr

Price: €15.00

Publisher: London, Sanctuary Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10916


Large octavo, 287pp., mono. photo. illustrations. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. View more info