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Rudolf Steiner - A Documentary Biography
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Rudolf Steiner - A Documentary Biography

By Johannes Hemleben

East Grinstead, Sussex: Henry Goulden Ltd, 1975 Steiner's autobiography, most of which he dictated from his sickbed in the last years of his life. 176pp with chronology and bibliography, illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. Slight creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.72

Prince Rupert - The Last Cavalier
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Prince Rupert - The Last Cavalier

By Charles Spencer

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007 Biography of Prince Rupert of the Rhine, nephew of King Charles I (1619-1682). 430pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and tiny mark to lower edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.86

Big Bill Tilden - the Triumphs and the Tragedy
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Big Bill Tilden - the Triumphs and the Tragedy

By Frank Deford

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1976 Biography which grew from a two-part magazine series written for Sports Illustrated in 1975. Story of the American tennis player who was voted the most outstanding athlete of the first half of the 20th century but was later ostracised due to his criminal convictions for homosexuality. 286pp with index. 16 pages of black and white photographs. Some bumping to spine and corners, spine slanted and top edges foxed, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ creased and edgeworn with a few small tears.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.00

Being a Scot
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Being a Scot

By Sean Connery and Murray Grigor

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008 Portrait of Scotland and its achievements which reveals Sean Connery's personal history and enthusiasm for his home country. 311pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs, mainly in colour. Silver lettering to spine. Faint line of ink on title page due to printing error, otherwise fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Edition, First Printing. Red Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Teresa Monachino (design and art direction). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$38.58

Darnley - A Life of Henry Stuart Lord Darnley, Consort of Mary Queen of Scots
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Darnley - A Life of Henry Stuart Lord Darnley, Consort of Mary Queen of Scots

By Caroline Bingham

London: Phoenix Giants, 1997 The life and times of the husband of Mary Queen of Scots, who was the victim of one of the most famous unsolved murders in history. 269pp with index, illustrated with 24 black and white plates. Minimal shelfwear and pale mark left by price label to rear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

Frank Sutcliffe - Photographer of Whitby
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Frank Sutcliffe - Photographer of Whitby

By Michael Hiley

Boston, Massachusetts: Godine / Gordon Fraser, 1974 Study of Frank Sutcliffe's life and work. 223pp with index, illustrated throughout with monochrome photographs. Some foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, with slight fraying at top of spine, otherwise very good. This is the Godine paperback edition, with a dustwrapper for the Gordon Fraser Photographic Monographs series. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.29

The Life of Samuel Johnson (Abridged)
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The Life of Samuel Johnson (Abridged)

By James Boswell

London & Glasgow: Collins Clear Type Press Undated volume in the Library of Classics series. 637pp, illustrated with black and white portrait to frontis. Gilt design and lettering to spine, rounded corners, all edges tinted green. Corners slightly rubbed and former gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Slipcase has some wear to edges and corners, else good.. Green Leatherette Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$15.43

I am a Woman
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I am a Woman

By Tula

London: Sphere Books Ltd, 1982 Autobiography of Caroline Cossey, a top model and Bond girl who was born a boy. 167pp illustrated with 24 pages of black and white photographs. Rubbing and creasing to cover, edges browned, former owners' details inside cover and somewhat musty smell, otherwise good copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.86

One Day I Will Write About This Place - A Memoir
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One Day I Will Write About This Place - A Memoir

By Binyavanga Wainaina

London: Granta Books, 2011 Autobiography by the African writer, which gives an alternative view of Kenya and Africa. 256pp. White lettering to spine. Some bumping the spine and corners and slight marking to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ is rubbed and slightly torn to edges and corners, with "Radio 4 Book of the Week" sticker to front panel.. First UK Edition. White Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

The Life of Charlotte Bronte (World's Classics)
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The Life of Charlotte Bronte (World's Classics)

By Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1947 Biography of Charlotte Bronte, with an introduction by Clement Shorter. The World's Classics No.214. 476pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Minimal bumping to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has darkened spine and edgewear with slight loss and fraying to spine and corners, otherwise good.. Reprint. Dark Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall.

$15.43

The Goon Omnibus: Goon For Lunch and Harry McGonagall
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The Goon Omnibus: Goon For Lunch and Harry McGonagall

By Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan & Jack Hobbs

London & Sydney: The Companion Book Club, 1978 Contains "Goon For Lunch", a collection of anecdotal stories by Harry Secombe, and "William McGonagall, The Truth at Last", a humorous biography of the notorious Scottish poet by Spike Milligan and Jack Hobbs, illustrated with line drawings. Gilt bands to boards, all edges tinted, green endpapers. Three small chips to edges of boards, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Green Leatherette. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by "Anybody" & Peter Sellers. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.86

Immortal Turpin - the Authentic History of England's Most Notorious Highwayman
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Immortal Turpin - the Authentic History of England's Most Notorious Highwayman

By Julius E Day and Arty Ash (Compiler

London & New York: Staples Prss, 1948 The atory of Dick Turpin, told from contemporary records. 156pp with index, illustrated with 5 black and white reproductions. Faded gilt lettering to spine, patterned endpapers. Minor foxing to page edges, date stamp to half-title and volume slightly musty, otherwise very good copy.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.07

Diana - Her True Story
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Diana - Her True Story

By Andrew Morton

London: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, 1992 Original version of the book about Princess Diana which shook the world. 165pp with index, illustrated with 48 pages of photographs, mainly in colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping and slanting to spine and paged slightly sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edge and surface wear, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

The Last Holiday - A Memoir
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The Last Holiday - A Memoir

By Gil Scott-Heron

Edinburgh: Canongate Books Ltd, 2012 Gil Scott-Heron's account of how he and his band came to join Stevie Wonder in his 41 city tour of America to raise support for a national holiday in honour of Martin Luther King. 319pp with one black and white photograph. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Some bumping to spine, edges and corners, marking to boards and slight lean to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, small tear to top edge and slight marking, otherwise very good.. First Edition, First Printing. Brown Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Sydney Smith, A Biography
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Sydney Smith, A Biography

By Alan Bell

Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1982 Biography of the writer, wit and Anglican cleric, taken from 1,000 of his letters discovered by the author. 250pp with index, illustrated with 5 black and white plates. Slight creasing to spine and corners, edges sunned and a couple of pencil notes to the endpaper, otherwise good copy.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.00

Cash - the Autobiography of Johnny Cash
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Cash - the Autobiography of Johnny Cash

By Johnny Cash with Patrick Carr

London: Harper , 2006 Film tie-in edition of Johnny Cash's stopry in his own words. 333pp illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Slight creasing to spine and corners and minor sunning to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

Living Dangerously - the Autobiography of Ranulph Fiennes - SIGNED COPY
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Living Dangerously - the Autobiography of Ranulph Fiennes - SIGNED COPY

By Ranulph Fiennes

Macmillan London Limited, 1994 Expanded edition of the autobiography published in 1987, now with three new chapters. 358pp with index, illustrated with 48 pages of photographs in colour and black and white and 15 maps. Signed by the author to the title page "For Albana, Best Wishes, Ranulph Fiennes, 2001". Slight bumping to spine, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ folded incorrectly and has slight edge and surface wear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. New Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.36

Steve Jobs - Genius By Design
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Steve Jobs - Genius By Design

By Jason Quinn (Text)

Campfire, 2012 Graphic biography - the life of Steve Jobs told in a cartoon strip format. 102pp illustrated in colour throughout. Small nick at top of spine and some surface scuffing, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Amit Tayal (Illustrations). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$8.36

John F Kennedy
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John F Kennedy

By Peter J Ling

London & New York: Routledge, 2013 Cutting-edge biography of the most idolized US president of the post-war period. 312pp with index, illustrated with 8 black and white photographs. Slight rubbing to edges and corners and laminate starting to peel at edges of cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$16.07

Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde

By Richard Ellmann

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1988 Definitive biography. 680pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs. Black design and silver lettering to front board and spine. Slight bumping to spine, and fore-edges untrimmed otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has edgewear and several small tears to top edge, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Thus. Quarter Bound Brown Linen. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

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