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Ariel A Shelley Romance
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Ariel A Shelley Romance

By Maurois, Andre

London: Penguin Books. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Light edge wear to unclipped DJ, . inside covers and flies toned. ; Blue Penguin 1. Nice tight copy, no names . or marks inside. One of a series of ten facsimile books issued to mark . Penguin's Fiftieth Anniversary. Translated from the original French by . Ella D'Arcy.. 1985. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 256 pages; Biography of the poet Shelley. ; 0140000011 .

$6.87

The Past Is Myself
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The Past Is Myself

By Bielenberg, Christabel

London: Corgi. Good+; Light reading and cover creasing, top of rear cover somewhat . sunned, paper edge toned with some foxing. ; Nice tight copy, no names . inside. Cover photo of Elizabeth Hurley as Christobel from the BBC series . by Dennis Potter based on this autobiogarpy.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Tenth Printing; 288 pages; Amazing first hand account of what life was like in Germany between 1932 and 1945. In 1934 Christabel Mary Burton married a young German lawyer, Peter Bielenberg, and became a German citizen as was required by the Nazis. Both Christabel and Peter Bielenberg were opposed to Nazism and participated in anti-Nazi activities. This came to a head when following the Stauffenberg bomb plot Peter was arrested by the Gestapo and sent to a concentration camp. However Christobel managed to convince them that he was innocent and secured his release. ; 0552990655 .

$5.45

A Slender Thread  Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
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A Slender Thread Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya

By Venables, Stephen

London: Arrow Books. Very Good; Some reading and cover creases, some foxing to edges of reading . block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 2001. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; Photographs; 224 pages; An account of the expedition that made the first ascent of Panch Chuli V in the Himalayas. But whilst the ascent was a success the descent was a different story. The author was going to experience the thing most feared by climbers, and something that usually will lead to their death - the failure of an abseil point. Venables broke both his legs but, thanks to his Indian and British teammates and the Indian Air Force, he was rescued. ; 0099279061 .

$6.87

Genius Richard Feynman and Modern Physics
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Genius Richard Feynman and Modern Physics

By Gleick, James

London: Abacus. Very Good+; Minor corner crease to rear cover, slight foxing to inside . covers and endpapers. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread.. 1993. First British Edition. Paperback. First Printing; B&W Photographs; 544 pages; Richard Feynman was the most brilliant and influential physicist of our time. Architect of quantum theories, enfant terrible of the Manhatten project, caustic inquisitor on the space shuttle commission, bongo-player and storyteller - Feynman played a bewildering assortment of roles in the science of the later 20th century. ; 0349104700 .

$8.26

Me  Stories of My Life
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Me Stories of My Life

By Hepburn, Katharine

London: Penguin Books Ltd. Near Fine; Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread.. 1992. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 352 pages; Autobiography of the great film actress. ; 0140154388 .

$6.87

Jack Nicholson  An Unauthorized Biography
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Jack Nicholson An Unauthorized Biography

By Shepherd, . Donald

London: Warner Books. Near Fine; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears . unopened.. 1992. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 288 pages; A penetrating biography revealing the man behind the public persona of one of Hollywood's highest paid actors. ; 0751500240 .

$6.87

Lytton Strachey and the Bloomsbury Group  His Work, Their Influence
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Lytton Strachey and the Bloomsbury Group His Work, Their Influence

By Holroyd, Michael

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Very Good-; Some reading creases, some foxing and age tonung to inside . covers , endpapers and edges of reading block. ; No names inside. Cover . design by David Pelham.. 1971. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 400 pages; Originally published in two volumes this revised edition includes the chapters of critical analysis and comment on Eminent Victorians, Queen Vuctoria, Elizabeth and Essex and his other writings. ; 0140031995 .

$6.02

Reading Lolita In Tehran A Memoir in Books
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Reading Lolita In Tehran A Memoir in Books

By Nafisi, Azar

London: Fourth Estate. Very Good; Minor shelf wear, tiny drag tear to base of spine, some foxing . to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names . inside. Cover design by Julie Jenkins.. 2004. Reprint. Paperback. Eleventh Printing; 368 pages; In Iran in the late 1990's, the author and seven young women, her former students, gathered secretly to discuss forbidden Western literature. A rare glimpse od womem's lives in revolutionary Iran. ; 0007743955 .

$6.31

Shakespeare  The World as a Stage
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Shakespeare The World as a Stage

By Bryson, Bill

London: Harper Perennial. Very Good+; Minor reading creases, slight foxing to edges of reading . block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Joy . Gosney.. 2016. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; 208 pages; Bill Bryson sifts the fact from the fiction in a wonderfully readable biography of the great dramatist and poet of the English language. ; 9780007197903 .

$8.32

A Nurse In Parts
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A Nurse In Parts

By Prentis, Evelyn

London: Arrow Books. Good; Some readin and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, ink names . to front endpaper, paper toned. ; Good reading copy only. Wrap around . cover artwork by Dougas Hall.. 1981. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Illustrations; 208 pages; Third of the author's autobiographical accounts following on from A Nurse In Time and A Nurse In Action. With World War II at an end Evelyn now a wife and mother goes back to work part time in the hospital. ; 0099249200 .

$4.58

Films, Farms and Fillies
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Films, Farms and Fillies

By Hines, Frazer

London: Boxtree Ltd. Very Good; Light reading creases and shelf wear, old price sticker to . front cover, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice . tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Shaun Hines.. 1996. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 224 pages; Frazer Hines for nearly twenty years played the character Joe Sugden in the television soap opera, "Emmerdale". And before life on the farm, fought the Daleks as Jamie McCrimmon, the companion of the Second Doctor (played by Patrick Troughton) , appearing in over 100 episodes. An honest autobiography of one of British television's favourite actors. ; 0752211552 .

$5.73

A Charmed Life  The Autobiography of David Essex
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A Charmed Life The Autobiography of David Essex

By Essex, David

London: Orion Books. Very Good; Light reading creases, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; . Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by John Paul Brooke.. 2003. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . 304 pages; The autobiograhy of an East London boy who became a star of stage, screen, and the music industry. ; 0752849581 .

$4.88

Someone Who Was Reflections on a Life of Happiness and Fun
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Someone Who Was Reflections on a Life of Happiness and Fun

By Johnston, Brian

London: Mandarin. Very Good; Light reading and cover creases, slight edge and shelf wear, . bar code sticker to inside rear cover, light foxing to edges of reading . block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Pauline Johnson.. 1995. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Tenth Printing; B&W Photographs; 276 pages; Recollections and anecdotes by the elder statesman of cricket, presented in an a-z format, written to celebrate his 80th birthday. ; 0749310995 .

$4.58

Arias and Raspberries  An Autobiography
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Arias and Raspberries An Autobiography

By Secombe, Harry

London: Fontana. Fair; Light reading and cover creases, light edge wear, missing front . endpaper. ; Good reading copy, no names inside.. 1990. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 212 pages; First volume of the ex-goon's autobiography; 0006375979 .

$2.87

Lord Rochester's Monkey Being the Life of John Wilmot, Second Earl of  Rochester
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Lord Rochester's Monkey Being the Life of John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester

By Greene, Graham

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Near Fine; Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread. Cover artwork portrait of John Wilmot, Second Earl . of Rochester, attributed to Jacob Huysman.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Second Printing; 208 pages; Biography of the noted Restoration rake and libertine, originally written by Greene in the early 1930s but due to its subject failed to find a publisher until nearly forty years later. ; 0140101543 .

$8.32

Tutu  Voice of the Voiceless
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Tutu Voice of the Voiceless

By Boulay, Shirley Du

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread.. 1989. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 304 pages; Biography of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and and spokesman for justice in South Africa. ; 0140117695 .

$6.87

Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge

By Woodhead, Lindy

London: Profile Books. Very Good+; Minor cover creases and shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no . names or marks inside. Cover artwork by David Downton.. 2008. Reprint. Paperback. B&W Photographs; In 1909 London's first dedicated department store opened in a glorious burst of publicity, spearheaded by the largest advertising campaign ever mounted in the British press. No one understood the sex appeal of shopping better than Harry Selfridge - the showman of shopping. ; 9781861971692 .

$7.46

Me  Stories of My Life
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Me Stories of My Life

By Hepburn, Katharine

London: Penguin Books Ltd. Near Fine; Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread.. 1992. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 352 pages; Autobiography of the great film actress. ; 0140154388 .

$6.87

The Mint
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The Mint

By Lawrence, T. E.

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good; Light reading and cover creases, slight cover scuffing and . grime, some foxing. Book plate of a griffin with previous owner name to . inside front cover. ; Nice tight copy. Cover drawing of T E Lawrence by . Augustus John.. 1982. Reprint. Paperback. Second Printing; Penguin Modern Classics; 240 pages; Complete unexpugated text of Lawrence's account of his life during the period in the early 1920's when he decided to disappear from the public eye and enlist in the Royal Air Force under an assumed name, becoming 352087 Aircraftman Ross. ; 0140045058 .

$7.46

Foreigner The Story of Grace Morton As Told to Stanley Roche
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Foreigner The Story of Grace Morton As Told to Stanley Roche

By Roche, Stanley

Wellington, New Zealand: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ . with slight loss to rear, slight stain to rear endpaper. ; Red cloth . boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing; 216 pages; The story of a woman who, although English, was born and brought up in old China. For almost all of her life wherever she lived she was a foreigner, even when studying to become a teacher at Cambridge. In 1938 she and her husband were in Czechoslovakia when the Nazi's annexed the Sudetenland and spent the next eight months saving Jews from the Gestapo before escaping themselves to New Zealand. And it was there, many years later, in an old peoples home, she told the story of her life. ; 0195580443 .

$20.64

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