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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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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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$16.41

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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
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$68.38

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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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Minor Recollections

by Klemperer, Otto

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YesterYear Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
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$20.51

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London: Dennis Dobson, 1964. Collection of autobiographical sketches from the famous conductor's meetings with such people as Mahler, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Richard Strauss and Max Reinhardt. Very good clean hardback with minor blemish to blank front endpaper. Dustjacket is price-clipped and has darkened spine. 124 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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The Secrets of a Savoyard (SIGNED COPY)

by Lytton, Henry A

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YesterYear Books
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$27.35

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London: Jarrolds Publishers Recounts the work of the actor who played a wide variety of Gilbert & Sullivan characters. Some foxing to pages. Boards show signs of shelfwear with small blemishes/indents/sunning to spine (see photo). SIGNED by the author to the ffep with the inscription ''I have a song to sing ( J ? ) Yours very Sincerely Henry A.… Read more
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High Renaissance Masters

by Noble, Jeremy et al

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YesterYear Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Enlarged Edition
ISBN
9780333382370
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$54.02

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London & Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1984. Part of the New Grove Composer Biography Series. Studies the lives and works of probably the five greatest Renaissance composers. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 330 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068937.. Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Maria Callas : A Tribute

by Remy, Pierre-Jean

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YesterYear Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312514488
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$24.62

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New York, NY, USA.: St. Martin's Press, 1978. Lavishly illustrated book telling the story of the Greek prodigy born in New York. With a foreword by Lord Harewood. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including discography. Prompt dispatch. 068900.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.… Read more
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The Hollywood Exiles

by Baxter, John

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YesterYear Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780356081977
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$17.10

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London: Macdonald and Jane's Publishers, 1976. Witty and well-informed account describing the studios' extravagant formation of exiled communities in Hollywood. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy copy in a price-clipped d/w - 242 pages including indexes of names and film titles. Prompt dispatch. 068876.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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The Glamour Girls

by Parish, James Robert & Stanke, Don E

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YesterYear Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780870002441
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$34.19

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New Rochelle, NY, USA: Arlington House, 1975. The movie historians recall nine of the actresses, their films and their special and very varied brands of witchcraft. Clean, bright, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 752 pages including index. With a foreword by Rena Barrett and an introduction by René Jordan. Prompt dispatch. 068873.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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Brando : The Unauthorized Biography

by Morella, Joe; Epstein, Edward Z.

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YesterYear Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780171420142
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$17.10

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London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1973. Daringly explicit, unauthorized biography on America's most controversial superstar. Written with rare insight and with 90 photographs. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 248 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068878.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Julie Christie

by Callan, Michael Feeney

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YesterYear Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780491033039
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$20.51

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London: W. H. Allen, 1984. Well-researched and absorbing biography of an outstanding actress and a fascinating woman. A few faint crease marks to prelim margins else a clean, bright, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068875.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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Elizabeth Taylor :The Last Star

by Kelley, Kitty

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YesterYear Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780718120757
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$17.10

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London: Michael Joseph, 1992. Detailed biography rated the most unabashed version of Taylor's life yet told. Crisp, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w - 347 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068872.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Me : Stories of my Life

by Hepburn, Katharine

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YesterYear Books
Published
1991
Condition
As New
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780670839742
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$20.51

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London: Viking, 1991. Gift quality hardback in an unclipped d/w. Unread copy of Hepburn's eagerly awaited memoir in which she speaks directly to the reader in telling the stories of her life. 420 pages. Prompt dispatch. 068877.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Jane Fonda : The Actress in Her Time

by Guiles, Fred Lawrence

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YesterYear Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780718120719
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$17.10

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London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1981. Looks at the life and career of the legendary star who rose to become America's most controversial and one of the most successful film actresses of her time. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 278 pages plus index. Prompt dispatch. 068867.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over… Read more
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Rock Hudson : His Story

by Hudson, Rock; Davidson, Sara

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YesterYear Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780297788126
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$17.10

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. The only complete, authorized, and accurate book that tells the intimate story of the star's life and career. Light tanning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w -238 pages. Prompt dispatch. 068870.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Peter Lawford : Hollywood, The Kennedys, the Rat Pack and the Whole Damn Thing

by Lawford, Patricia Seaton; Schwarz, Ted

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YesterYear Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780283996771
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1988. Recollections of Hollywood, Washington and London society mingling with gossipy revelations and hard intuition. Light sunning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 196 pages. Prompt dispatch. 068864.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Madonna : The Biography

by Matthew-Walker, Robert

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YesterYear Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780283998058
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1989. The first full-length biography of the enigmatic figure who became the most commercially successful female pop singer ever. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some sunning to spine - 153 pages. Prompt dispatch. 068865.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Norma Jean : A Hollywood Love Story

by Jordan, Ted

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YesterYear Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780283998799
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$17.10

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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1989. An insightful, caring and superbly written work about one of the most intriguing women of the twentieth century. Clean, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w - 234 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068866.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Good Night, Sweet Prince : The Life And Times Of John Barrymore

by Fowler, Gene

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YesterYear Books
Published
1945
Condition
Good
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Philadelphia, PA, USA: The Blakiston Company, 1945. Intimate, affectionate, but unsparingly realistic portrait of the most flamboyant member of Hollywood Royalty. Internally clean copy in a somewhat tatty d/w showing sunning to spine and sellotape repairs. 474 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068836.. Hard Cover. Good/Poor. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Autobiography

by Gill, Eric

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YesterYear Books
Published
1945
Condition
Good
Edition
Eleventh Impression
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$16.41

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1945. The English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker recalls his varied life and times. Good clean copy lacking a dustjacket - 283 pages. Prompt dispatch.. Eleventh Impression. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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