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These Ghostly Archives : The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath

by Crowther, Gail; Steinberg, Peter K.

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YesterYear Books
Published
2017
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781781555941
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$17.02

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Stroud, Gloucestershire : Fonthill Media, 2017. Offers a ground-breaking and unique look at Sylvia Plath studies, focusing on previously unpublished material found in archives. Unread paperback - 191 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070301. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Square Haunting : Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars

by Wade, Francesca

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YesterYear Books
Published
2020
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571330652
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$27.23

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London: Faber & Faber, 2020. Spellbinding group biography explores how five women - modernist poet and novelist Hilda Doolittle; crime writer Dorothy Sayers; celebrated classicist Jane Harrison; historian and suffragist Eileen Power; and Virginia Woolf pushed the boundaries of literature, scholarship and social norms. Unread hardback with the original obi (unclipped) - 422 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070299.… Read more
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Le Corbusier

by Pardo, Vittorio Franchetti

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YesterYear Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780500410493
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$17.02

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London: Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1971. The life and work of the artist illustrated with 80 colour plates. Part of the Dolphin Art Books Series. Translated from the Italian by Pearl Sanders. Clean, tight booklet with some very minor foxing. Prompt dispatch. 070231. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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William De Morgan

by Gaunt, William; Stamm, M.D.E.Clayton

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YesterYear Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780289701416
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$57.87

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London: Studio Vista, 1971. Looks at the life and crafts of the English potter, tile designer and novelist. who was a lifelong friend of William Morris. With 144 illustrations, 24 in full colour. Good, clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing shelf wear & tear with some losses - 176 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070135. .… Read more
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Odilon Redon

by Hobbs, Richard

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YesterYear Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780289706152
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$40.85

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London: Studio Vista, 1977. Illustrates fully the range of Redon's works by locating them in the Symbolist context in which they belong. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070116.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to… Read more
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Gustav Klimt

by Hoffman, Werner

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YesterYear Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9780289703151
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$47.66

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London: Studio Vista, 1972. Traces Klimt's life and work, both in the context of the social and intellectual realities of Vienna at the turn of the century and in the light of parallel artistic developments in England and the Continent. Clean, bright, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w and housed in a blank cardboard slipcase. 42 colour plates, 55… Read more
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Montgomery Clift : A Biography

by LaGuardia, Robert

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YesterYear Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
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$20.42

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London & Basingstoke: W. H. Allen, 1977. In-depth biography which breaks through the public and the private facade of the Hollywood actor who died a haunted, broken man. Clean, bright HARDBACK in an unclipped d/w showing some shelf wear & tear (see photo) - 304 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070087. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.… Read more
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Rita Hayworth : The Time, the Place and the Woman

by Kobal, John

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YesterYear Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780491023306
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$21.79

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London: W. H. Allen, 1977. Truly fascinating biography built around more than fifty interviews with people who knew Rita personally or professionally during her childhood, in Hollywood and on the Riviera - as well as with the elusive Rita herself. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelf wear - 416 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070092.… Read more
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Joan Collins

by Kercher, John

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YesterYear Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780831715007
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$20.42

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London: Multimedia Productions, 1984. Bright, glossy copy in laminated boards. Numerous photographs and glamour shots along with commentary, charting Joan's life and career down the years. Sunning to spine. Prompt dispatch. 070102. . Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Rita : Life of Rita Hayworth

by Morella, Joe; Epstein, Edward Z.

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YesterYear Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780491029865
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$30.64

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London: W. H. Allen, 1983. A personal biography which tells of the Hollywood star's eventful love-life with marriages and affairs with a host of household names. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest signs of shelf wear/tear - 304 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070091. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Joan Crawford : The Raging Star

by Castle, Charles

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YesterYear Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780450036859
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$21.79

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London: New English Library, 1977. The official biography - authorised by Miss Crawford in 1974 - in which the author spent three years researching into her background and life, interviewing those closest to her in Hollywood, New York and London. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelf wear/tear - 207 pages including Bibliography, Filmography, and Index.… Read more
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Marlene Dietrich

by Kobal, John.

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YesterYear Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780289370223
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$17.02

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London: Studio Vista Publishers, 1968. With most of the stills used from the author's private collection along with commentary. Tight. glossy copy with lightest rubbing to covers - 160 pages. 070094. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Sparks Fly Upward

by Granger, Stewart

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YesterYear Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780246114037
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$21.79

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St. Albans, Hertfordshire: Granada Publishing, 1981. The star discusses openly his tempestuous private life, presenting a vivid insider's view of movie-making. Some age-toning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 416 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070084. . First Edition. Hard Back. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Before I Forget

by Mason, James

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YesterYear Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780241106778
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$24.51

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London & Basingstoke: Hamish Hamilton, 1981. The outstanding star of British and American screen for close on forty years looks back on his life and career. Minor sunning to cover else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 345 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 070081. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by… Read more
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Anna Neagle Says There's Always Tomorrow

by Neagle, Anna

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YesterYear Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprinted Before Publication
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London & Basingstoke: W. H. Allen, 1974. Autobiography of the legend of British cinema who was voted top box office British film actress for seven years. Facsimile inscription to the ffep ( To Herbert with love). A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Light tanning to page margins - 236 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs.… Read more
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Rita Hayworth : A Photographic Retrospective

by Roberts-Frenzel, Caren

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YesterYear Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810914346
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$51.74

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New York, NY, USA.: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001. With publicity shots and stills which show the 'Love Goddess' at her most stunning, while behind-the- scenes shots of rehearsals and with friends and family capture many casual, fun, and personal moments. Clean, bright, large format hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 239 pages including index and credits. Prompt dispatch. … Read more
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Strawberry Fields Forever

by Garbarini, Vic, Cullman, Brian & Graustark, Barbara

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YesterYear Books
Published
1980
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780553201215
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$10.21

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Westminster, MD, USA: Bantam Books, 1980. Biography of John Lennon, by a team of top music journalists, with a complete report on his tragic death. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 177 pages. Light reading creases to covers and tanning to pages. Prompt dispatch. . Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Fry Chronicles

by Fry, Stephen

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YesterYear Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780718154837
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$16.34

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London: Michael Joseph, 2010. One of the boldest, bravest, most revealing and heartfelt accounts of a man's formative years as the author confronts the aching chasm that separates public image from private feeling. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest signs of shelf life - 438 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 069397. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very… Read more
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Sinatra : The Chairman

by Kaplan, James

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YesterYear Books
Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9781847445292
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$16.34

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London: Sphere, 2015. Heavy, large volume paperback which serves as the absorbing sequel to the author's 'Frank : The Making of a Legend', completing the definitive biography that Frank Sinatra deserves and requires. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 979 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 069324. . First British Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Blake - SIGNED COPY

by Ackroyd, Peter

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YesterYear Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9781856192781
Item Price
$68.08

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London: Sinclair Stevenson, 1995. SIGNED 'Peter Ackroyd' in black ink on the half-title. Dicloses the true nature of Blake's life and art, tracing his progression from early childhood in a Dissenting household through his apprenticeship as an engraver and his studies at the newly formed Royal Academy Schools, to his full maturity when he produced the masterpieces upon which… Read more
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