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Straight Up  The Autobiography of Arthur Daley
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Straight Up The Autobiography of Arthur Daley

By Ableman, Paul; Griffiths, Leon

London: William Heinemann Ltd. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1992. Third Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ with some foxing to flies. ; Third impression, 1992. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. DJ photos of George Cole as Arthur Daley. ; B&W Photographs; 192 pages; The life story of that legendary Englishman and wheeler dealer entrepreneur, Arthur Daley. Originally published to coincide with a new series of ITVs popular drama. .

$11.42

Broadcasting a Life  The Autobiography of Olive Shapley
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Broadcasting a Life The Autobiography of Olive Shapley

By Shapley, Olive

London: Scarlet Press. Very Good. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Corner crease to rear cover, slight shelf wear, named book plate to front endpaper. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Cover design by Suzanne Perkins including photo of author with children in Bacup, Lancashire on 4th September, 1939 taken during recording of the radio documentary, We Have Been Evacuated. ; B&W Photographs; 232 pages; Olive Shapley was one of the most imaginative and creative documentary radio producers in British broadcasting. Her career began at the BBC in 1934 and spanned forty years during which time she was involved in numerous radio and TV programmes. This lively and engaging autobiography is a 'who's who' of the early days of radio and TV broadcasting in the UK. Foreword by Barbara Castle. .

$8.71

"Westlife" in Real Life  The Official Book
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"Westlife" in Real Life The Official Book

By Hand, Lise

London: Virgin Books. Very Good; Light cover creases, light foxing. ; Nice tight flat copy, no . names inside, seems unread. Cover photos by Lee Strickland.. 2001. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; Photographs; 144 pages; Authorised biography of the boy band including intervies with the members. ; 0753505886 .

$3.91

Depardieu  A Biography
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Depardieu A Biography

By Gray, Marianne

London: Warner Books. Near Fine; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread.. 1992. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; Photographs; 240 pages; Biography of Gerard Depardieu charting his life from adolescent forays into petty crime in the French town of Chateauroux to his becoming a woeld-wide reknowned actor. ; 0747411611 .

$6.61

Coronation Street  Early Days
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Coronation Street Early Days

By Kershaw, H.V

St Albans: Mayflower. Good; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear with split . to bottom fore edge of spine, cup ring to rear cover, paper slightly age . toned. ; Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover photo from the Granada . TV series.. 1976. First Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 208 pages; Novel based on the original scripts from the early years of the Granada TV series. When Ena Sharples and her cronies would sit at a corner table in The Rovers Return, drinking milk stout, and discuss the loose morals of Elsie Tanner, as well as criticising the activities of Corontion Street's other residents; 0583125948 .

$3.00

The Making of Pride and Prejudice
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The Making of Pride and Prejudice

By Birtwistle, Sue; Conklin, Susie

London: Penguin Books / BBC Books. Very Good-; Some shelf wear including tiny closed tear to rear cover. ; . Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside.. 1995. Paperback. Tenth Printing; Colour Photographs; 128 pages; An indispensable companion to the BBC TV series packed with colour photographs, interviews and lavish illustrations. ; 014025157X .

$10.82

When The Shooting Stops... The Cutting Begins A Film Editor's Story
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When The Shooting Stops... The Cutting Begins A Film Editor's Story

By Rosenblum, Ralph; Karen, Robert

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good+; Minor edge and shelf wear, inside covers and endpapers lightly . toned, publisher's ink stamp to front endpaper. ; Nice tight flat copy, no . names inside, appears unread. Advance sample copy. Cover artwork by Craig . Jordan.. 1980. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; B&W Photographs; 320 pages; One of America's great film editors tells an entertaining, hillarious and often heartbreaking tale of what it takes to make a classic movie from a whole lot of film. How to deal with artistic egos, and what to do when you have too much good film. ; 014005698X .

$9.37

This Is Your Life The Story of Television's Big Red Book
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This Is Your Life The Story of Television's Big Red Book

By Hodges, Henry; Pyddoke, Edward

London: Thames Methuen. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ. . Foreword by Michael Aspel. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to . spine, red endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing; Photographs; 96 pages; A behind the scenes look at the secret planning office of the popular televion programme, where every "life" was given a code name. Telling the story of the background research, worldwide travel, emotion, exhilaration, and sometimes great disappointment, to the moment when the surprise was sprung on an unsuspecting celebrity. ; 041367200X .

$21.62

Boys' And Girls' Film Book
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Boys' And Girls' Film Book

By Various

London: The Heirloom Library. Good+; Corners bumped and rubbed, some shelf wear, small surface tears to . inside front cover and endpaper. ; Gloss pictorial boards, red cloth . spine. No names inside. Illustrated throughout with photographs of various . movie stars. Cover photo of Burt Lancaster from The Crimson Pirate.. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . First Printing; Color Photographs; 80 pages; Movie annual filled with articles for films released in the year 1952 including The Crimson Pirate, The Sound Barrier, Scaramouche. As well as articles about Roy Rogers, Tom & Jerry, Tarazan, and various animal stars of the silver screen. .

$8.64

As The Actress Said To The Bishop
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As The Actress Said To The Bishop

By Nimmo, Derek

London: Coronet. Very Good-; Light reading and cover creases, minor edge and shelf wear, . old dealer price sticker to front cover, light foxing to endpapers and . edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1990. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Illustrations; 192 pages; A collection of amusing anecdotes from stage and screen. ; 0340528958 .

$4.31

Sinatra And His Rat Pack A Biography
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Sinatra And His Rat Pack A Biography

By Gehman, Richard

London: Mayflower. Very Good-; Light reading and cover creases, light shelf and edge wear, . small surface tear to inside front cover, small ink numerals to front . endpaper, paper starting to tone. ; Mayflower B3. Nice tight copy, no . names inside.. 1962. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Third Printing; 160 pages; The first account of the inside story of Sinatra and The Clan, later to become known by journalists as The Rat Pack. A group of several of America's most highly paid entertainers centred around Sinatra and comprising Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. , Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop amongst others. .

$28.83

Coco The Clown By Himself
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Coco The Clown By Himself

By Poliakoff, Nicolai

London: J M Dent & Sons. Fair; Light reading and cover creases, light shelf and edge wear with . small split to top of spine, some grime to top edge of reading block and . some light foxing to edges in general, unfortunately missing rear . postscript p247-250, final page also has large open tear and is mostly . missing. ; Aldine paperback no. 9. First paperback edition. Rare signed . copy of this edition, signed by author on front endpaper.. 1962. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 256 pages; Autobiography of the Latvian born circus clown who performed all over the world and was probaby the most famous clown in the UK for most of the middle part of the twentieth century. Complete with new thirteen page epilogue for this edition at rear covering events in the author's life that occurred after the original publication. ; Signed by Author .

$108.15

Visions Before Midnight Television Criticism from the Observer 1972-76
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Visions Before Midnight Television Criticism from the Observer 1972-76

By James, Clive

London: Picador. Very Good; Light reading and cover creases, surface tear to rear cover, . paper starting to tone. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside.. 1981. Reprint. Paperback. Trade PB . Twelfth Printing; 176 pages; The first selection from the newspaper columist's TV criticism, potent, hilarious, and stunning. ; 0330264648 .

$4.31

The World's Greatest Hollywood Scandals
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The World's Greatest Hollywood Scandals

By Marriott, John; Cross, Robin

London: Octopus Books. Very Good+; Light shelf wear, light foxing to endpapers. ; Nice tight . copy, no names inside. Cover photos of Errol Flynn and Jayne Mansfield for . The Kobal Collection.. 2002. Reprint. Paperback. Fourth Printing; B&W Photographs; 160 pages; From the early days of silent cinema, Hollywood has been regularly rocked by scandal. Drug-taking, brawls, divorce, sex, political persecution, grotesque suicides, mental breakdowns, and murder have all figured prominently in the history of Tinseltown. Here are some of the most infamous examples. ; 1851529470 .

$4.31

Red Letter Nights A Survey of the Post-Elizabethan Drama in Actual  Performance on the London Stage, 1921-1943
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Red Letter Nights A Survey of the Post-Elizabethan Drama in Actual Performance on the London Stage, 1921-1943

By Agate, James

London: Jonathan Cape. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Missing DJ, corners slightly bumped. ; . Green cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, . no names or marks inside. War Economy standard edition but Cape appear to . have got a good batch of paper as usual toning is not present.. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing; 382 pages; Agate was one of Britain's most influential theatre critics in the inter- war period being drama critic for The Sunday Times. This book being a compilation of reviews of stage performances that originally appeared in that newspaper gives a vivid picture of the British theatre of this era. .

$12.97

The Bill
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The Bill

By Burke, John

London: Chancellor Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued. Corners lightly . bumped, one small ding to base of rear board, gutter cracking at title and . at final leaf. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names or . marks inside.. 1992. Reprint. Hardcover. 415 pages; Omnibus edition of the first three novels about the police of Sun Hill based on the TV series. .

$14.41

The Heart Of "Heart Of The Matter" A Memoir
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The Heart Of "Heart Of The Matter" A Memoir

By Bakewell, Joan

London: BBC Books. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket; Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ, top . fore corners lightly bumped. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to . spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside.. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing; 256 pages; The famous TV presenter and journalist relates the background and her own feelings about some of the stories and issues covered by the challenging TV series. ; 0563371676 .

$17.29

Jack Duckworth: How To Live The Life Of Riley
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Jack Duckworth: How To Live The Life Of Riley

By Stevenson, John

London: Virgin Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Some shelf wear to unclipped DJ. ; . Black cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, . no names or marks inside.. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Photographs; 112 pages; The life and thoughts of Jack Duckworth from Coronation Street, his greatest scams, dodges and schemes. ; 1852276819 .

$14.41

The Best Of Frasier Fifteen Complete Scripts of the Finest Frasier Episodes
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The Best Of Frasier Fifteen Complete Scripts of the Finest Frasier Episodes

By Lloyd, Christopher

London: Channel 4 Books. Very Good+; Light reading creases. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside. Complete with sixteen pages of colour stills from the show.. 1999. First Edition. Paperback. Trade PB . First Printing; Color Photographs; 294 pages; A compilation of 15 complete scripts from the first five seasons of the Emmy Award-winning show. ; 0752213946 .

$19.22

Bucknell's House
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Bucknell's House

By Bucknell, Barry

London: Macdonald. Good+; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Corners lightly . bumped, slightly cocked spine. ; Gloss library binding with DJ bound in.. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library . B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 253 pages; The classic TV do it yourself program from the 1960s, as a tatty house is converted into three flats, full of plans and information, invaluable for anyone restoring a house to this period. .

$14.41

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